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by J
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: No one died
Replies: 8
Views: 115

Re: No one died

Speaking of not dying there was the April 10 AA A321 that experienced an uncontrolled bank to the left at takeoff - the wing tip stuck some airport lighting equipment.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/american-a ... -reported/
by J
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK
Replies: 9
Views: 528

Re: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK

Here is a frothy article with some photos showing the Constellation being placed into its new position as a cocktail lounge.

https://untappedcities.com/2019/04/11/p ... its-wings/
by J
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A business proposition to ADInfo.com
Replies: 11
Views: 185

Re: A business proposition to ADInfo.com

We could branch out into serving VIP clientele too. Here is a listing for a 1980 Boeing 727 - VIP Configuration Aircraft (with Pratt JT8D-17R Engines)

https://www.salvex.com/listings/listing ... =182977866
by J
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Some Good News Once in Awhile
Replies: 9
Views: 175

Some Good News Once in Awhile

Mesa Captain Takes Matters into His Own Hands A mechanical issued delayed a United Express flight from Tulsa (TUL) to Houston (IAH) on March 11th. When a flight attendant approached Captain Matthew Hoshor stating she was hungry, Hoshor figured that everyone on the flight must be hungry. So he sprun...
by J
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 232
Views: 38107

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Lufthansa Snubs The A380 Earlier this week, Lufthansa ordered 20 Boeing 787-9s and 20 additional Airbus A350-900s. But its deal with Airbus came with a caveat. In exchange, Airbus had to buy back six of Lufthansa’s 14 Airbus A380s . * * * Don’t expect to see 787-9s in Lufthansa livery. My bet is th...
by J
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing
Replies: 40
Views: 2638

Re: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing

Low Key Rollout for Boeing Employees with various photos and videos.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/trav ... emony.html
by J
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 737 Max troubles;:The latest news...
Replies: 10
Views: 290

Re: 737 Max troubles;:The latest news...

WN's CEO discusses the grounding of their 737Max fleet. While agreeing with the FAA decision he notes, Our experience with the MAX, along with the other U.S. operators, has been phenomenal. We've operated over 40,000 flights covering almost 90,000 hours. There is a ton of data collected, which we co...
by J
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethiopian 737
Replies: 89
Views: 1326

Re: Ethiopian 737

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is the same type of plane as the Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed soon after takeoff from Jakarta in 2018 -- killing 189 people. But Geoffrey Thomas, the editor in chief of Airline Ratings, told CNN the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday had "significant differences" to the ...
by J
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Total Livery ailure
Replies: 12
Views: 671

Re: Total Livery ailure

And now UAL is getting a new livery. The following article discusses the plan (to be released next month) , shows the corporate pallet with such colors as United Blue, Rhapsody Blue, Runway Grey and Premium Purple and speculates on the final design including a mock up on a 757. When United Airlines ...
by J
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing
Replies: 40
Views: 2638

Re: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing

No break-up, it just won't fly. Because we're not 100.0000% sure why it can fly.
May I direct your attention to the first post on this thread? To wit:
Bob Feldmann, general manager of the 777X program, in a meeting with journalists .....

“What we learned is this wing loves to fly..."
by J
Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Atlas 767, Houston
Replies: 72
Views: 1303

Re: Atlas 767, Houston

News reports are saying the third person on the flight was a jump seating Mesa Captain who had supposedly recently been hired by UAL. This report says he was texting a friend in Houston about 20 minutes before the plane went down. https://www.khou.com/article/news/friend-of-pilot-in-767-plane-crash-...
by J
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Atlas 767, Houston
Replies: 72
Views: 1303

Re: Atlas 767, Houston

The following article discusses an NTSB briefing including remarks from Chairmin Sumwalt: Video recorded from a nearby jail captured the plane's final five seconds before it smashed into the water, Sumwalt said in a briefing Sunday afternoon. "It's descending in a steep descent, steep nose-down atti...
by J
Sun Feb 24, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Atlas 767, Houston
Replies: 72
Views: 1303

Re: Atlas 767, Houston

Youtube showing weather radar and with some ATC audio:

https://youtu.be/0cn58iVuzBY
by J
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Atlas 767, Houston
Replies: 72
Views: 1303

Re: Atlas 767, Houston

Don’t know. Heard it was an Atlas 767 flying for PRIME AIR (Amazon) that was only a few years old.
by J
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Railroad Thread
Replies: 318
Views: 66287

Re: Railroad Thread

The attached photo shows 3 RAF Tornado jets flying over a locomotive named Tornado . The UK has long named their locomotives. Tornado is especially interesting because it is only a few years old. A group of serious enthusiasts raised enough money to build a brand new locomotive from the original dra...
by J
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Delta Warehouse Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Delta Warehouse Sale

Delta has a monthly warehouse sale with everything from old seats to airplane toilets — here's all the vintage aviation gear you can buy Article with photos showing monthly sale in Atlanta. You can buy dishes, cutlery, drink carts, surplus tee shirts, a toilet , lounge chairs, overhead bins, or an ...
by J
Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing 747: It just keeps going and going...
Replies: 56
Views: 9686

Re: Boeing 747: It just keeps going and going...

B ring O ver A merican C ash Was the slang name of the airline during the time the UK welcomed hard currency to beef up their economy. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the predecessor company BOAC has repainted one of their 747's in the classic livery with Speedbird tail. Article, photogr...
by J
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 232
Views: 38107

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

...at replacing them with the 787X.
What are this 787X of which you speak?
Oops. Fat fingered. Meant 777X.
by J
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 232
Views: 38107

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

As Verbal said:
The hits just keep on coming.
The following article says Qatar will retire their A380s when they reach 10 years of age (starting in 2024) and is "looking" at replacing them with the 787X. Not much of a resale market!

https://simpleflying.com/qatar-airways-a380-retirement/
by J
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 232
Views: 38107

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

RIP A380 Maybe Verbal has some explaining to do? Note this article was written a few days ago before Airbus cancelled the A380 (and Emirates cancelled an order of 42 A350's and 10 777x's) Has The Boeing 777X Killed The Airbus A380? * * * There are multiple reasons the A380 has failed, from problems...
by J
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 232
Views: 38107

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

The following article cannot be pasted but the headline is Airbus to give update on A380 Shutdown Plans The article states that the Airbus Board meets on February 13 and that barring a sudden breakthrough in the negotiations between Emirates and Rolls Royce, an announcement about terminating the pla...
by J
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Total Kenya Airways E190 Ground Disaster
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Total Kenya Airways E190 Ground Disaster

With photographs - damaged engine cowling, ripped fuselage, smashed air stairs, dislocated radome, etc. etc. etc. Two Planes Collide At Nairobi Airport – No Injuries Reported Excerpt: "... on the evening of February 8th, there was a routine maintenance check being done for the engines on the E190s....

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