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by J
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: The A380 Scarebus Saga Continues - Near Total Disaster
Replies: 14
Views: 1455

Re: The A380 Scarebus Saga Continues - Near Total Disaster

Emirates A380 Aborts Ground Effect Test at 400 Feet Whilst Approaching Domodedovo - Allah Akbar (That was a Fake News Headline I Added) (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) civil aviation regulator is investigating why an Emirates [EMIRA.UL] Airbus (AIR.PA) A380 superjumbo flew dangerously l...
by J
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: I'm going to be filthy rich
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: I'm going to be filthy rich

He works at JFK too! Assistant Inspection Director John F. Kennedy International Airport Queens New York, 11430 United States Hello Good Friend, I have very vital information to give to you, blah blah blah However, to enable me confirm if you are the actual recipient of this consignment as the assi...
by J
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: I'm going to be filthy rich
Replies: 6
Views: 63

Re: I'm going to be filthy rich

It is so easy to tell this is a fake.

Heck, One Terminal Drive, Middletown PA 17057 Pennsylvania USA is in the middle of a dirt field between the ramp and runways at HAR. If you don't believe me, check it out on google maps.

Not Karl I hope you are very careful here!
by J
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 787 inflight structural breakup in 3....2....1....
Replies: 421
Views: 33821

Re: 787 inflight structural breakup in 3....2....1....

Tire failure throws chunks of material into wing punching hole and causing torque tube damage. The coverage is a bit lurid but includes some photos. "Chilling pictures have been released showing the extend of the damage suffered to a Jetstar flight from Singapore. The Jetstar Boeing 787 was forced t...
by J
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: MD-80 Troubles, Latest News
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: MD-80 Troubles, Latest News

I enjoyed MD88 service a couple of weeks ago. Trying to be cleaver when boarding I paused at the flight deck door and said, "Ah, steam gauges!" The captain turned and responded, "Yep, and if Kim Jong Un lobs over a nuc with an electromagnetic pulse, we'll still be in the air!"
by J
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 193
Views: 23621

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

This is an interesting (but not positive) development for the A380. I flew Hi Fly late last year between HEL and JFK when Finnair wet-leased one of their A340's to handle HEL-JFK service while Finnair pulled their own A330 from service while crews received A350 training. http://www.airliners.net/pho...
by J
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Cleared to land?
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: Cleared to land?

SFO Landing Incident Prompts Focus on Pilot Monitoring, CRM In a safety alert prompted by the July 7 incident at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in which an Air Canada Airbus A320 nearly landed on a crowded taxiway, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is reiterating the importance of ...
by J
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: A security announcement
Replies: 15
Views: 245

Re: A security announcement

Thank you! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Concur
Agree
by J
Fri Aug 25, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 193
Views: 23621

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Here is your latest A380 news. First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator Excerpt: SINGAPORE/PARIS (Reuters) - The first Airbus (AIR.PA) A380 superjumbo to fly passengers almost a decade ago has been taken out of service by Singapore Airlines (SIAL.SI), highlighting a debate over the futu...
by J
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: 787 troubles, the latest news..
Replies: 1034
Views: 83084

Re: 787 troubles, the latest news..

Here is another weenie news article that doesn't seem to understand the need for test flights. Excerpt: TEST FLIGHT? Boeing’s plan to draw an airplane in the sky dumped at least 300,000 kg of carbon dioxide * * * * Such an endeavor may not be a complete waste. Boeing has traced such unusual flight p...
by J
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 193
Views: 23621

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Breaker's Yard Beckons for Airbus A380 If New Homes Aren't Found Excerpt: Airbus SE’s A380 superjumbo faces the ignominy of being broken up for spare parts if second-hand operators for the oldest jets can’t be found in coming months. The double-deckers could be “parted out” to recover engines and o...
by J
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: St Maarten (SXM) tomfoolery
Replies: 32
Views: 1413

Re: St Maarten (SXM) tomfoolery

And it was only a 737. Perhaps a larger plane would have safely blown her farther back and onto the soft sand.
by J
Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: A 330 Shaking Like Washing Machine
Replies: 10
Views: 389

A 330 Shaking Like Washing Machine

Looks like an Air Asia A330 tossed a turbine blade in its number 1 engine after taking off from Perth to Kuala Lampur. The crew diverted back to Perth with the wind-milling engine shaking all the while. An investigation is underway after a passenger plane started violently shaking in mid-air. A susp...
by J
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: 757 troubles. the latest news
Replies: 19
Views: 1059

Re: 757 troubles. the latest news

Paris Air Show: Boeing exec gives some detail on possible ‘797’ design Another article said the plane was expected to have a 5,200 nm range - that would eliminate the need to stop for fuel when facing stronger Atlantic headwinds. Since Boeing is going to run out of 700 numbers after their next airc...
by J
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Paris - Boeing Porn
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Paris - Boeing Porn

787-10 and 737 Max flights. Boeing just announced plans for the 737 Max 10 ( 230 passengers - 240 orders from 10 customers). Now they have to start thinking about a new 757. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmefnkTvWIw Airbus has announced a sale of 100 A320 NEOs and new winglets for the A380 to cut ...
by J
Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 193
Views: 23621

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Recent news coverage suggests Emirates is toying with the idea of a 20-plane order and that Airbus will slow production if they dohn't see any new orders soon. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-07/emirates-said-in-talks-over-deal-for-20-airbus-a380-superjumbos Then there is this. A380 ...
by J
Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Grisly Beheaded UAL 757 Now Children’s Museum Trophy
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Grisly Beheaded UAL 757 Now Children’s Museum Trophy

Boeing 757 cockpit to land at EdVenture in Columbia COLUMBIA, SC — Columbia children’s museum, EdVenture, is getting a new look on the outside, thanks to a grant from NASA and the new exhibit “Flight.” A Boeing 757 cockpit will be installed on the second-story outside wall overlooking the Columbia C...
by J
Tue May 23, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: More Reason for Less A-380
Replies: 13
Views: 1095

Re: More Reason for Less A-380

The following article has drawings of possible bedroom / office combinations. With Singapore sending several of their relatively-young A380's back to the lessor it continues to be hard to sell new ones. The Airbus A380 has officially found a new lease on life as an ultraluxurious private jet. http:/...
by J
Fri May 19, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: London City first in UK to get remote air traffic control
Replies: 1
Views: 144

London City first in UK to get remote air traffic control

But how will the tower operators aim their lamp signals at approaching aircraft with radio failure? London City is to become the first UK airport to replace its air traffic control tower with a remotely operated digital system. Instead of sitting in a tower overlooking the runway, controllers will b...
by J
Wed May 10, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.
Replies: 6
Views: 288

Ejected families, dead rabbits, dragged doctors.

United, Delta, United, Spirit, Southwest (and maybe a few more). Now this. Of course the forward part of the plane had already unloaded and many overhead bins are empty so I doubt the plane was taxing. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/05/10/caught-video-fistfight-erupts-southwest-jet-...
by J
Thu May 04, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Even cheaper composites on the way, or the new competition?
Replies: 13
Views: 721

Re: Even cheaper composites on the way, or the new competition?

China's First Jet to Rival Boeing Is Helped by U.S. Technology (Includes a couple of photos including side stick cockpit arrangement) Out of more than 1,000 flights scheduled to take off or land at Shanghai’s vast Pudong International Airport on Friday, one marks the beginning of a new era in the a...
by J
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Photos of Flying Tigers Serving Charlotte
Replies: 1
Views: 168

Photos of Flying Tigers Serving Charlotte

interesting article recopied from 1978 with photos of a DC8 and 747-245F in the days before Fed Ex.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/l ... 87529.html
by J
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 777 Down?
Replies: 125
Views: 10377

Re: 777 Down?

New analysis reaffirms likely MH370 location (April 21, 2017) CANBERRA, Australia -- Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts’ opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean, officials said Friday. The $16...

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