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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: 1571

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: 445

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: 126
Views: 17294

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...
by J
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: File Under "Who Cares?"
Replies: 13
Views: 1443

Re: File Under "Who Cares?"

Here is another one. I didn't bother to watch the video. Singapore Airlines new Airbus A350 flies low over Perth WAS it worth the wait or was Singapore Airlines’ Airbus flyover on the Swan River the biggest anticlimax the city’s seen? Hundreds of aviation enthusiasts waited over an hour at Kings Par...
by J
Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: JetPhoto Pre-Screening Thread...
Replies: 27
Views: 3202

Re: JetPhoto Pre-Screening Thread...

I may still have a picture of the JAL 707 that landed in San Francisco Bay taken from my uncle's sailboat. I'll have to look.
by J
Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: 787 troubles, the latest news..
Replies: 1049
Views: 108675

Re: 787 troubles, the latest news..

Article includes photos of South Carolinian employees watching the flight. We've not heard from Verbal lately, maybe he moved down there? Boeing's newest, largest Dreamliner jet makes first test flight Boeing Co's (BA.N) newest and largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10, took off successfully on its f...
by J
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: File Under "Who Cares?"
Replies: 13
Views: 1443

Re: File Under "Who Cares?"

Reporter Pól Ó Conghaile doesn't explain this shocking development. A380 in Dublin: Emirates postpones historic visit until further notice :o Emirates has postponed the planned stopover of an A380 in Dublin until further notice. The decision, which will be hugely disappointing for aviation fans, is ...
by J
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: 787 troubles, the latest news..
Replies: 1049
Views: 108675

Re: 787 troubles, the latest news..

Boeing sets 31 March for 787-10 first flight Boeing will conduct first flight of the 787-10 on 31 March, subject to weather and other factors. The maiden flight will be operated by a 787-10 equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. The aircraft is also offered with General Electric GEnx powerpl...
by J
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: SIA 777 on fire...
Replies: 17
Views: 1964

Re: SIA 777 on fire...

Cracked component, crew lapses cited in SIA 777 fire report A cracked component in the General Electric GE90 engine was behind a wing fire sustained aboard a Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER on 27 June 2016. In its final report into the accident, in which none of the aircraft’s 241 passengers we...
by J
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A Hugely Important Announcement
Replies: 22
Views: 3385

Re: A Hugely Important Announcement

Congratulations Ike. Your many years of hard work have now paid off and we are happy for you.
by J
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Norwegian exceptionalism
Replies: 290
Views: 36036

Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Who could have doubted it?

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-39325206
That makes me so sad :(
by J
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: The A380 Scarebus Saga Continues - Near Total Disaster
Replies: 28
Views: 3986

Re: The A380 Scarebus Saga Continues - Near Total Disaster

A380 wake suspected in Challenger loss-of-control event  | 08 March, 2017 | SOURCE: Flightglobal Pro | BY: David Kaminski-Morrow | London Investigators are considering the possibility that Airbus A380 wake turbulence might have contributed to a loss-of-control event that badly damaged a business ...
by J
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: St. Maartens Near Total Disaster
Replies: 2
Views: 561

Re: St. Maartens Near Total Disaster

You mean comments like,
"Pilot: "Did you see her Mike, the hot one in the Pink Bikini!!"
Copilot: "Damn, you're right, she's hot bro!! Let's find her tonight at the hotel!"
Pilot: "Hellz Yeah!"
Pilot: "Ok, better go around!"
by J
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 207
Views: 34969

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

It has to be pretty discouraging for Airbus. Exclusive: Airbus may ditch A380's grand staircase as sales tumble Airbus is considering doing away with one of the hallmarks of its A380 superjumbo, a "grand staircase" echoing the era of cruise ships, as it looks to revive sales of the world's largest a...
by J
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing’s plan for biggest 737 MAX meets with industry doubts
Replies: 15
Views: 1975

797

Here is another take on the issue. Boeing’s talking with airlines about a ‘797’, and they like what they hear Excerpt: Major players in the world of airplane finance said this week that Boeing seems keen to go ahead with a new jet sized between the largest single-aisle 737 and the smallest twin-aisl...
by J
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing’s plan for biggest 737 MAX meets with industry doubts
Replies: 15
Views: 1975

Boeing’s plan for biggest 737 MAX meets with industry doubts

Boeing said it expects to launch a new larger version of the 737 MAX by year-end. But industry players are skeptical it will halt the dominance of the rival Airbus A321neo San Diego, Calif. – Boeing said Monday it expects to launch a new larger variant of the 737 MAX family, the MAX 10, by year-end...
by J
Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: File Under "Who Cares?"
Replies: 13
Views: 1443

File Under "Who Cares?"

Emirates plane, world's largest passenger aircraft, to land in Dublin this March (While the accompanying photograph shows a 777) DUBLIN, Ireland - An Emirates A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft, will land at the Dublin Airport for the first time this month on its way to Dubai, although th...
by J
Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Live COCKROACH is pulled out from a woman's SKULL through her nose
Replies: 0
Views: 775

Live COCKROACH is pulled out from a woman's SKULL through her nose

Ok we need some click bait to Make This Forum Great Again. (includes video) A woman who felt a 'burning' headache has astounded medics after a live cockroach was found crawling around in her skull. Domestic helper Selvi, 42, said she woke up in the middle of the night suffering from a 'crawling sen...
by J
Tue Feb 28, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Our Journey Through The Wilderness
Replies: 54
Views: 8667

Re: Our Journey Through The Wilderness

Since our journey could be coming to an end I took the liberty of bumping this one last time. Thanks for the memories!
by J
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: First Amazon Prime airplane debuts in Seattle after secret night flight
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Re: First Amazon Prime airplane debuts in Seattle after secret night flight

Watch out UPS/Louisville here comes Covington. Amazon will build its own $1.5 billion air cargo hub Amazon is building one of the largest internal logistics and shipping businesses in the world, and if you needed any more evidence this was the case, the company just revealed that it’s investing $1.5...
by J
Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Effort to Save Ike's Constellation
Replies: 6
Views: 881

Effort to Save Ike's Constellation

Here is a video about the first Air Force One that may be of interest. https://www.youtube.com/embed/ehwvZXVKmPU And here is a later video from last year showing the plane after a ferry flight from AZ for restoration by Dynamic Aviation in Virginia. One of the engines looks like it is consuming a lo...
by J
Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: D.B. Cooper rides again...
Replies: 4
Views: 1076

Re: D.B. Cooper rides again...

It is time for Verbal to tell what he knew and when he knew it. No more credible source than the Daily News has the goods: D.B. Cooper’s tie indicates he might have been a Boeing worker A band of amateur scientists may have found a breakthrough in the infamous D.B. Cooper plane hijacking case — than...
by J
Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Active Shooter / Fatalities at FLL Terminal 2
Replies: 5
Views: 840

Active Shooter / Fatalities at FLL Terminal 2

Several news reports indicate multiple fatalities in the Delta baggage claim area. Hope our forumite friends are well! A report just came in that the shooter is in custody.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38535699
by J
Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Baltia Airlines
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Baltia Airlines

The strange story behind the Boeing 747 once parked at Willow Run Airport Until last year, there was a Boeing 747 parked at Willow Run Airport, in Ypsilanti. It looked comically out of place—most the other planes are two-seaters used by the flight school, or small jets available for charter. Baltia...
by J
Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 757 Incident at ORD
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: 757 Incident at ORD

A 19-year-old disc violently broke apart inside the engine of an American Airlines Group Inc. jetliner taking off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Friday, sparking a fire and touching off a wide-ranging probe into certain General Electric Co. engines, according to investigators and oth...

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