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by N14AZ
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy
Replies: 38
Views: 6271

Re: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy

Cointrin330 wrote:
Looks like the livery color scheme has borrowed heavily from EuroWings.

Exactly what I wanted to write...

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by N14AZ
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was the A380F a failure?
Replies: 75
Views: 11360

Re: Why was the A380F a failure?

Now you won't find anything on their webpage (which has been updated since then). That’s is it, it is not on a webpage it does not exist :rotfl: I am not sure what you mean. All I tried to say is that just some years ago (maybe three years or something like this), Airbus sill "promoted" (...

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by N14AZ
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was the A380F a failure?
Replies: 75
Views: 11360

Re: Why was the A380F a failure?

Until then it will remain a "might have been" for the package carriers (FEDEX, UPS & Amazon?) A very painful "might have been" for Airbus, if I may add. Imagine how an order for a dozen of A380F would have helped Airbus to keep higher production rates (> 6/a)... Several year...

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by N14AZ
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 10239

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Information provided by CEO Enders concerning the annual production rates:
2018: 12
2019: 8
starting from 2020: 6/a

By this production is "safe" until 2025.

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by N14AZ
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 188
Views: 75669

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

I'm not sure where skyliner-aviation.de got their information from. Information provided by Dr. Peter's press spokeswoman reveals that negotiations came to an end and they could not agree on a contract. Die Gespräche mit dem Wetlease-Experten HiFly, der zwischenzeitlich als heißer Abnahmekandidat g...

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by N14AZ
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s
Replies: 229
Views: 7326

Re: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s

Let's wait for an official confirmation. Last we heard Dr.Peters was denying talking to HiFly. I didn't expect the first built units with the wrong wiring would get a new lease. Wouldn't it be wiser to use them for spares? In 2 years better 2nd hand a380 will be available for HiFly. Information pro...

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by N14AZ
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 2960

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

Forget about IS. American students when being armed can be even more dangerous...

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by N14AZ
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing prepares 10,000th 737 aircraft
Replies: 50
Views: 5987

Re: Boeing prepares 10,000th 737 aircraft

Amazing... my first flight was on a B737 (PA 732 from FRA to TXL) ... and possibly my last flight will be on a B737 again, who knows...

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by N14AZ
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47338

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

Pilots always 'struggle' to steer the doomed jets away from the orphanage, puppy farm and hospital but these tend to be totally untrue. Just like the witnesses who always see a burning wreckage and always hear 'struggling' engines and the 'officials' who always claim the pilots radioed that they ha...

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by N14AZ
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
Replies: 494
Views: 57996

Re: Updated: Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s

xwb777 wrote:
Expected delivery schedule:

2018: 18 A380s
2019: 19 A380s
2020: 8 A380s
2021: 6 A380s

Thanks for that information!

I didn’t pay too much attention to the production rate. Does this mean they increase the production at least in 2018 and 2019? Or do they postpone the reduction of annual production?

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by N14AZ
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st A330-800 emerges from the paint shop
Replies: 145
Views: 32781

Re: 1st A330-800 emerges from the paint shop

From that angle it looks kind of A310-ish...

Anyhow, congratulations to Airbus.

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by N14AZ
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater China Thread - 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 3636

Re: Greater China Thread - 2018

eamondzhang wrote:
Ah, the famous Air China panini (did I get the carrier right?) ;)

Yes, it was Air China from PEK to Yuncheng.

Best regards from Jiamusi...
N14AZ

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEK surpassing ATL for busiest title?
Replies: 23
Views: 5825

Re: PEK surpassing ATL for busiest title

SteelChair wrote:
PEK has only 3 runways, ATL has 5, no way PEK ever surpasses ATL in operations imho.

There were specific plans to add a fourth runway on the eastern side but I am not sure if they are already planning to implement this plan.

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Peeter wrote:
CarbonFibre wrote:
As per Iberia I think smaller aircraft will look slightly better.


I disagree, as I think the angle of the tailfin will give the 747 a lot more blue than any other aircraft.

I agree with you, I think it will look even better on the A380.

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week
Replies: 108
Views: 20147

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

The 4000sq km area that had being identified by the CSIRO as a hotspot for the wreckage to be found has been swept and no wreckage has been identified https://www.airlineratings.com/news/mh370-no-significant-contacts-identified-in-area-containing-csiro-hotspot/ Here is a link to the first report: h...

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline companies with similar liveries
Replies: 44
Views: 3161

Re: Airline companies with similar liveries

Lucky Air and British Airways

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

I personally don’t miss the yellow as blue and yellow is a colour combination that doesn’t work for me unless it’s something Swedish like IKEA where it is understandable, it just doesn’t look very nice to me. The same here, yellow reminds me of the 70ies (I had posted some pictures a few pages earl...

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

rikkus67 wrote:
https://www.facebook.com/Romaspottersclub/photos/a.808776185804323.1073741826.220247127990568/1988639051151358/?type=3&theater
AVENSAB727 wrote:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=192156388197875&set=gm.1913971282249861&type=3&theater&ifg=1

Can someone post a picture without link to FB (I am currently in China, where FB is blocked but would love to see it...)

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Of the 13 A380 Operators.......
Replies: 17
Views: 1766

Re: Of the 13 A380 Operators.......

PEK sees very few A380s: EK, CZ and LH, not sure about BA. But today I saw an SQ A380 in PEK while taxiing to the terminal. Might be due to the upcoming holiday season... never saw an SQ A380 in PEK before.., Not really holiday related. SQ802/807 had been on a A380 for awhile. Thanks for the inform...

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater China Thread - 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 3636

Re: Greater China Thread - 2018

Writing these lines from the CA-lounge in PEK... I have to say that Air China really has to find a way to improve services. Just three examples from one single flight: 1.) FA don’t speak English on an international flight... Don't have solutions to 1) as they're lacking of available FAs doing inter...

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by N14AZ
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Help identifying this aircraft (?), where?
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

Re: Help identifying this aircraft (?), where?

What?! Just a tiny F86? Due to the invisible/missing cockpit I somehow thought it’s something bigger, something in the size of a IL14 or similar ;-) Anyhow, thank you all for your replies…. I am still puzzled how you, Zeke and Retiredweasel, were able to identify the location from the picture I post...

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by N14AZ
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Woman Buries Suitcase in Snow to Avoid Overweight Fee
Replies: 9
Views: 3082

Re: Russian Woman Buries Suitcase in Snow to Avoid Overweight Fee

Wow, amazing story... how can you digg at-40 degrees?!?!?!?

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by N14AZ
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS announces order for 14 747-8F and 4 767F
Replies: 169
Views: 24113

Re: UPS announces order for 14 747-8F and 4 767F

The real big blow to Airbus was when UPS walked away from A380F. That was a kill shot. But that is old news now, and the world has moved on. Do you hear it as well? I am currently in Beijing but I can clearly hear something like :banghead: every five seconds. Hmmm, I think it’s coming from the West...

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by N14AZ
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS announces order for 14 747-8F and 4 767F
Replies: 169
Views: 24113

Re: UPS announces order for 14 747-8F and 4 767F

The real big blow to Airbus was when UPS walked away from A380F. That was a kill shot. But that is old news now, and the world has moved on. Do you hear it as well? I am currently in Beijing but I can clearly hear something like :banghead: every five seconds. Hmmm, I think it’s coming from the West...

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by N14AZ
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Of the 13 A380 Operators.......
Replies: 17
Views: 1766

Re: Of the 13 A380 Operators.......

PEK sees very few A380s: EK, CZ and LH, not sure about BA.

But today I saw an SQ A380 in PEK while taxiing to the terminal. Might be due to the upcoming holiday season... never saw an SQ A380 in PEK before..,

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by N14AZ
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater China Thread - 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 3636

Re: Greater China Thread - 2018

Better adapt to China, is the world's first economic power or will soon be & leapfrog any other. start learning chinese ( I have ) & getting used to their electronic policies. I agree with you about China’s great future. But I don’t agree with your conclusion to accept that they don’t speak...

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by N14AZ
Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greater China Thread - 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 3636

Re: Greater China Thread - 2018

I've noticed that aviation news from Greater China hasn't gotten much attention on Airliners.net. While the situation is understandable as this page is geared towards native English speakers, I believe that many interesting and "different" developments in China are worthy of being discuss...

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by N14AZ
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

It's a nice one! I like the national colors on the top of the stabilizer. Naaaa, the national colours at the top of the tail fin would remind many people of Interflug: 2400666 In fact, German flag on the top of the vertical stabilizer is mandatory by law for every German registred aircraft. Only wi...

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by N14AZ
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan to fly to HAM
Replies: 19
Views: 2876

Re: Hainan to fly to HAM

I will only believe that if I see the first Hainan bird at HAM...how often such flights were announced already @ HAM airport Do you have examples? I can remember many rumors which never happened, but its never been that concrete. But I also dont want to be happy too early ... just in case ... China...

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by N14AZ
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fitness celeb removed from AA flight-video
Replies: 27
Views: 5548

Re: Fitness celeb removed from AA flight-video

I would love to know what the guy in the row in front of her said. But he is speaking such a strong dialect that I didn’t understand any word (except for „you‘re a man!“...). Can anyone help?

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by N14AZ
Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

holcakker wrote:
It's a nice one! I like the national colors on the top of the stabilizer.

Naaaa, the national colours at the top of the tail fin would remind many people of Interflug:

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by N14AZ
Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update about Dr. Peter's first A380 (ex 9V-SKA)
Replies: 22
Views: 10085

Re: Update about Dr. Peter's first A380 (ex 9V-SKA)

Rating agency Scope made an analysis of the investment companies, whose A380-leasing-contracts expire after 10 years. According to their calculations the A380s have to be sold for at least 60 million US Dollar. For investors, who received their dividend payments in EUR, the situation is a little bit...

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by N14AZ
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

[my humble expertise in photoshop says it's fake It's fake and this is the original picture: https://planefinder.net/images/5983902:Photo:363252.jpg From that direction, the dividing line between the blue rear section and the white fuselage section would not be a straight line but a bowe, something...

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by N14AZ
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

D-ABYA out of the paint shop at FCO. I am very disappointed if this is the final livery. http://www.facebook.com/prgairside/photos/a.1658127721084335.1073741828.1657239151173192/2050217591875344/?type=3&theater So it’s exactly as shown in the rendering above. I am not sure if LH is happy about ...

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by N14AZ
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NASA keeps 747SP fit for life beyond 2030
Replies: 36
Views: 4018

Re: NASA keeps 747SP fit for life beyond 2030

.....do maintenance in Germany on US Government airplanes..... I am glad the old girl is getting a life extension. Can we discuss that? Pretty please. I am not sure if this has mentioned in the posts above. It's not the first time this 747SP is in HAM for maintenance works. She was there in 2014 as...

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by N14AZ
Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

EK413 wrote:
Ive just come across this mock up of the ‘new’ livery :cry:

Image

EK413

Ah, thanks. These are the pictures I meant further above. They were posted some days ago but disappeared.

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by N14AZ
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Stretch the crane across the forward fuselage, in silver.... Like the tulip on Turkish Airlines' rear fuselage.... I gave it a go, had to keep it low to make room for the titles. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4654/39878030001_e6ac009149_o.png Hmm, the crane near the cockpit section looks as if the ...

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by N14AZ
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Help identifying this aircraft (?), where?
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

Help identifying this aircraft (?), where?

I came across this video - https://rumble.com/v336bu-badis-snow-dance.html - and noticed what seems to be a derelict aircraft in the background, see screenshot below: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4769/39141935994_f55e5096a3_o.jpg First question, is it an aircraft at all? Might be playground equipm...

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by N14AZ
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

LH526 wrote:
Image

Well, they kept their promise - a little bit of yellow has been left in the new livery... (see the :whiteflag: next to the registration)

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by N14AZ
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Dutch website upinthesky suggests that this is how LHs new livery will look like: https://www.upinthesky.nl/2018/01/22/lufthansa-krijgt-nieuwe-livery-is-m/ https://i0.wp.com/www.upinthesky.nl/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Lufthansa_new_livery_watermerk.jpg?ssl=1 It reminds me of Corsair... I just real...

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by N14AZ
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

MrGtheSheepA346 wrote:
Dutch website upinthesky suggests that this is how LHs new livery will look like

Hmm, that would not fit to the covered A350 tail fin shown above.
MrGtheSheepA346 wrote:
Dutch website upinthesky suggests that this is how LHs new livery will look like:
It reminds me of Corsair...

... and me of Finnair.

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by N14AZ
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian A330 "flaps issue", lands 60 knots faster than normal at OAK
Replies: 15
Views: 6442

Re: Hawaiian A330 "flaps issue", lands 60 knots faster than normal at OAK

KiloRomeoDelta wrote:
That last line freaked out some passengers!

Like this?
Image
Did you see a topless woman? ... ;-)

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by N14AZ
Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 188
Views: 75669

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

Dr Peters chief confirms BA talks on ex-Singapore Airlines A380s https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/dr-peters-chief-confirms-ba-talks-on-ex-singapore-a-443294/ Update: as we have learned from the other thread, these negotiations were not successful: The U.K. carrier, which currently has 12 ...

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by N14AZ
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193683

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

Lufthansa's first A350 that will feature the new livery has emerged from final assembly in TLS. Unfortunately, the tail fin is covered in plastic. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4611/28041706709_45ebfa15cb_z.jpg MSN202 - Is the new Lufthansa tail livery hiding under the white plastic? by DigitalAir...

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by N14AZ
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Is in Talks With British Airways on More A380s
Replies: 332
Views: 57040

Re: Airbus Is in Talks With British Airways on More A380s

What happened to BA‘s A380-options? Did they expire?

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by N14AZ
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
Replies: 494
Views: 57996

Re: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's

So once this MoU will be confirmed there will be a total number of 337 firm orders, provided Airbus doesn’t use the opportunity to cancel some firm orders (they did it before...).

Airbus is getting closer to the total number of firm orders for the A340.

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by N14AZ
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon
Replies: 180
Views: 35361

Re: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon

I am convinced they know what they do.... Hmmmmm... or maybe not. The red crane started to hold the rear section, leading to that funny first picture were you ask yourself if the red crane is holding anything at all. In the next pictures the red crane supports the front section.... ;-) ... Just kid...

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by N14AZ
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon
Replies: 180
Views: 35361

Re: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon

And there it goes: Wow :o And interesting, Pegasus didn't see the need to remove the titles (as an a.netter I don't see the need as well, we usually know that something went wrong in any way...) Would be interesting to see if the blue crane can turn back. Looks as if the right wing would not allow ...

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by N14AZ
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
Replies: 494
Views: 57996

Re: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's

giblets wrote:
one question does remain and that is who is going to pick up the used models that are starting to become available.

:checkmark: That will be interesting to follow (or maybe not :duck: )

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