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Old 21st Oct 2006, 06:54
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Airnorth to go jet

I believe Airnorth are to acquire an Embraer 170 or similar to service the McArthur River contract from '07.
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Old 21st Oct 2006, 07:54
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With "miffy" running the show, they shouldn't have any problems. They might even steal GV off NJS...
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Old 21st Oct 2006, 13:21
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Should have gone this way some time ago.
It was due.
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Old 22nd Oct 2006, 03:09
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Seems all the fuss about VB bringing JJs downunder has hidden this gem!
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Old 22nd Oct 2006, 04:03
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Funny I hadn't picked up on any fuss about VB and jungle Jets....
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Old 22nd Oct 2006, 05:50
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Yeah there were some posts bout it some time ago!

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Old 23rd Oct 2006, 00:31
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I heard that they were looking at a Dash 8-400, seems like a better option to me. Just a rumour, though. Also recruited with a very experienced ex NJS Cheif Pilot to assist with transition to bigger types, unfortunately he is laid up after a car accident, so things are happening for them which is good.
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Old 23rd Oct 2006, 02:33
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Originally Posted by Cravenmorehead View Post
Also recruited with a very experienced ex NJS Cheif Pilot to assist with transition to bigger types
That would explain the number of get well soon cards on his bedside table.
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Old 23rd Oct 2006, 05:54
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Craven, I heard the Q400 was all but a sealed deal before the 170 came into the picture. Dunno if it would be better for mac river though. There are a number of other lucrative minning contracts in the top-end that are perfect distances for the jet. I'd suggest anything over an hour in the jet would sell it.
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Old 23rd Oct 2006, 05:59
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Apparently the Air North CEO announced the E170 jet acquisition at the Airports Association Conference in CNS last week. So it's more than rumour.
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Old 23rd Oct 2006, 13:42
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apacau : spot on, i was there
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Old 26th Oct 2006, 02:12
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I hope they tell their staff that they are getting jets
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Old 26th Oct 2006, 02:38
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Anyone know how soon???

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Old 27th Oct 2006, 00:45
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Anyone know how soon???
I would be supprised if its within the next twelve months, possibly longer.

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Old 27th Oct 2006, 03:49
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i think it will be within next 12 months
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Old 27th Oct 2006, 04:01
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Lets put a mark in our calendars, today is 27th OCTOBER 2007
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Old 27th Oct 2006, 07:30
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maybe it will be like the skywest 320s for november
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Old 27th Oct 2006, 16:14
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why would i believe a 5-year-old?
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wot a d!ickhead
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Bitter Twisted Cynical Doubters

Hey Dodgy and Renurpp
you must have joined the cunning bitter twisted mob ; aviation has become a rather cynical bitter lot .

XR are doing just fine at the moment thanks and i wish air north a jet future as well .

perhaps the bitter twisted cynical lot can hire a phone box and talk to each other and confirm their life's philosophies !!!!!

get out in the sunshine and smell the roses !!!!!

cheers
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