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Jetstar Engine Change - OOL?

Old 19th Nov 2012, 03:11
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Jetstar Engine Change - OOL?

In the goldy today noticed a jetstar 320/21 with a donk missing and a new one sitting next to it. What's the story?
Hope the boys have their zinc cream working in the big blue hangar!
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Old 19th Nov 2012, 11:16
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Engine change? Surely not? Modern aircraft don't require that level of maintenance.
Perhaps Gold was found during a boroscope so the Execs quickly yanked the engine to remove the Gold and added it to there monthly bonus??
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Old 19th Nov 2012, 11:54
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Perhaps Gold was found during a boroscope
Got a bit low on the approach, did they?
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Old 19th Nov 2012, 18:34
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Engine changes are not quite out of the ordinary. Maybe offshoring work to OOL!
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Old 19th Nov 2012, 23:05
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Or possibly a birdstrike.
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Old 30th Nov 2012, 19:12
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on that day at 0800 the flight I was on OOL-HBA had a 'temp gauge fault' in the left engine. We taxied back in. The ginger beers lifted the cowls. Scratched their heads. We all got off and changed planes.
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