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The big merged L1011 thread

Old 17th Dec 2007, 23:25
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Hi

That's me. The date of the movie is 12/12/2007.

I saw that TriStar two or three times at Jeddah.
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Old 17th Dec 2007, 23:32
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You can see more photos of JED in:
nauticalmiles (dot) ******** (dot) com
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Old 18th Dec 2007, 00:22
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Hi CS-TMX

Didn`t know it was you, thanks for the great Tristar videos, I see that you are one of the lucky few who can still fly the beautiful machine.
By the way, great blog, very informative and great pictures.

Regards

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Old 18th Dec 2007, 23:35
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CS-TMX,

Could you please verify that the active controls was inoperative during the takeoff video?
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Old 18th Dec 2007, 23:41
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No, they were working.
In the original file one can see that the outboard ailerons were set upwards even during taxi.

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Old 19th Dec 2007, 00:04
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CS-TMX,

Thanks. Thought I saw something, but after looking at the video a second time it cleared up.

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Old 19th Dec 2007, 17:39
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194AT

Is apparently grounded at JED after his tires were discovered to be showing canvas, worn through etc!

Hope they start looking harder at the aircraft!
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Old 19th Dec 2007, 17:54
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Sooner or later Capt Berenji finds out....
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Old 19th Dec 2007, 19:03
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Tires were showing canvas months ago in Amman.
A very detailed closer look is needed here.
Operating an aircraft overdue D checks and A/D's is just an accident waiting on a place to happen.
They must have parked this over by the hangers as I did not see it at the Haj parking or the normal Saudia ramp.
We start outbound haj on the 22nd, will look for it then.

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Old 28th Dec 2007, 20:29
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Seen the old Globejet Tristar at the haj parking for more than 10 days.
has not moved, anyone know what is going on with this new company?
Have not seen the old 194AT here at all, outbound haj started on the 22nd.
Hope he is finished!
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Old 29th Dec 2007, 14:10
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No, 194AT is not 'finished'.

Personally noticed parking on apron 6 early this morning, and loading for an outbound flight.
Clearly still operating.

The -ex Globejet (acft) company is activly looking for crews.
Kinda late for this kind of thing...
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Old 31st Dec 2007, 11:34
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Check out this one..

http://www.skyliner-aviation.de/view...av2&picid=4333
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Old 1st Jan 2008, 07:19
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No mystery...leased to the Saudi CAA for deportee flights.
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Old 2nd Jan 2008, 08:02
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Hi everybody!
I'm back in Hajj with 'my' L-1011 and yesterday I saw N194AT active at Jeddah. I also saw Elsaker's XT-BRK.
Here are the photos!
http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/3515/img1516kb4.jpg
http://img255.imageshack.us/img255/2069/img1503bn6.jpg

I also saw Privilege Jet's L-1011 TL-ADW at JED although it was not parked at Hajj´s apron.

Best regards and happy New Year
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Old 2nd Jan 2008, 08:31
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Exclamation

If N194AT was only allowed the ferry-flight out of the US with the N194AT registration number, surely it is now flying illegal.

It is clear on CS-TMX's picture above that it is still carrying the N number. Rumour, although much against general opinion, was last that the machine would be registerd in Nigeria to fly this Hajj.

How is it possible then that an aircraft that can almost certainly be registered nowehere else and allegedly direly in need of an outstanding D-Check be flying commercially on the N register and the USA authorities be doing nothing about it?
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Old 2nd Jan 2008, 08:41
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Well... I think the other L-1011s are also flying illegal... I'm pretty sure they don't have complied with the axial motion detection A/D. My airline spent some good bucks with that A/D...
We are an EASA compliant and EU registered airline so we must comply or otherwise we lose our AOC.
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Old 2nd Jan 2008, 16:13
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I'm pretty sure they don't have complied with the axial motion detection A/D.
You might well be totally surprised by the respective AD compliance of the two specified aircraft....
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Old 2nd Jan 2008, 21:38
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Hi Guys,

This is way off = topic but does anyone know what L1011 has been brought buy a bunch of guys over in Bangladesh? Delivery FEB 08
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Old 3rd Jan 2008, 01:17
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There was some talk 3 weeks ago from a Bangladeshi named Sabir that was funding the Skyeyes freighter in BKK.
His company is RAK freight I think out of DXB.
He claimed to have bought all 3 Thaisky Tristars.
2 pax and 1 freighter.
But his whole cockpit crew walked out of Skyeyes 3 weeks ago over salary issues, non payment reduced payments etc.
Some are owed months of back salary and returned with the promise of back salary to be paid, this never happened.
The owner of Skyeyes (Sunny) tried to reduce salaries of some others after bringing them to BKK.
The ground engineers with this company, 2 Egyptians are not very good as the state of the aircraft clearly shows.
This info is 100% correct, be careful of these ones, they talk a good game.
There also talk of the lease company Atlantico (not sure of the correct spelling)
wanting to repo this skyeyes freighter for non payment of the lease and is being blocked by the Thai courts.
I heard an attempt to repo the aircraft was tried a while back and the repo crew was detained.
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Old 4th Jan 2008, 01:38
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Hi Earl,
Is that the -1 Freighter (s/n 1012) ex Tradewinds or the -200 (s/n 1212) ex Lanta/KittyHawk.

If it is the Thaisky one then I guess its the -1
Sunny had the -200


What are they doing about the engine AD?
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