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Old 15th Apr 2019, 08:23
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As I said.. not trying to prove anyone wrong.

May the Fokkers continue to fly in Australia for many more years :-)
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Old 15th Apr 2019, 08:31
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Saintly——“TAS would be slightly different to Groundspeed”

Yes, I’m pleased you seem to understand the difference....
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Old 20th Apr 2019, 14:38
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Originally Posted by Dora-9
Also a ferry, initially planned to land at ADL, and the crew nearly froze to death!
Whilst a ferry in practice the aircraft carried 28 Mel based aircraft engineers who had been in PER assisting with the overhaul of an F28. The F27 VH-FNU filled in for the F28 whilst in the workshops.
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Old 22nd Jun 2019, 06:53
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Interesting this link:

https://groundspeedrecords.com/wof-t...ps&term_id=524


The third picture is showing 298 kts TAS. must of been a tailwind. Normally the F50 cruises at 270 to 275 kts TAS
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Old 22nd Jun 2019, 07:05
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Originally Posted by Saintly
I wonder if down the track a charter company will use the Piaggio P.180 Avanti? That turboprop is very quick and could cater for the 6-10 seat market..

Just a thought.

I wouldnt mind that plane as my transport.
have a chat to Mba Susi Pudjiastuti then Geoffrey -shes got a couple lying about the place. Im sure shed be keen to have a yarn to you 🤪
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