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Old 30th Mar 2021, 22:00
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Ooops

When did this happen, and where?

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Old 30th Mar 2021, 23:25
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Looks like Richmond
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 01:02
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Answer here


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Old 31st Mar 2021, 01:18
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Scotty from Flight Ops.
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 01:39
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Richmond, yesterday, according to the rumour mill.
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 03:22
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I’d like to see the other side.

on edit...saw something on Sky News' website with vidoe. The story claims there is a damaged engine. No steering, no brakes?



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Old 31st Mar 2021, 03:27
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1 new radome please
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 04:11
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Is this on long term wet-lease, seeing as it is N registered, or is that because certifying locally would be expensive? I presume the winglets were added at the time of the tanker conversion.
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 04:14
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Bet ya couldn’t hit the side of a hangar at 30 feet...

hold my beer..,

but seriously, ......

Last edited by Senior Pilot; 1st Apr 2021 at 22:24. Reason: Hangar/hanger. You’d think an aviation forum would get it right
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 04:59
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I presume the winglets were added at the time of the tanker conversion.
Was this an ex-South West a/c? I've seen photos of their -300's with winglets.
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 05:21
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1 new radome please
And some speed tape to go
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 05:46
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Nah covid, runny nose, had to wipe it?
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Old 31st Mar 2021, 09:11
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My wild guess: Parked with no chocks and no park brake set.

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Old 31st Mar 2021, 10:37
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Originally Posted by down3gr33ns View Post
Was this an ex-South West a/c? I've seen photos of their -300's with winglets.
Yes, it was originally Southwest's N608SW.

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I presume the winglets were added at the time of the tanker conversion.
No, it was fitted with winglets by Southwest in 2009. Flew with SW till 2017, picked up by Coulson in 2018.

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Old 31st Mar 2021, 22:50
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Simply flying has actual photos of the damage

https://simpleflying.com/australian-...gar-collision/







(my edit) I intentionally didn't add the photo because wanted people to go look and read the artical for the original posting organisation




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Old 1st Apr 2021, 03:13
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Is this on long term wet-lease, seeing as it is N registered, or is that because certifying locally would be expensive?
Any Australian operator wanting to operate a high capacity jet on fire fighting operations would be a masochist to even consider trying to convert an Australian registered aircraft and obtaining an Australian AOC for that type of operation. Have you ever noticed the number of Australian based Executive and Special Purpose aircraft, based and operating in Australia, which are not registered in Australia?
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Old 1st Apr 2021, 10:54
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RVSM may need re-certifying!

Is there a difference between a Boeing radome and an Airbus radome?
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Old 1st Apr 2021, 11:03
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Is there a difference between a Boeing radome and an Airbus radome?
The airbus damage would have gone all the way back to the windshields.
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Old 1st Apr 2021, 12:24
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I’m sure the damaged paint work will buff out and all they need to do is throw on a serviceable radome. It’s a Boeing, not an Airbus.
You can add replacement of pitot tubes (a bit bent) and some engine nacelle panel beating. I hope the engine mounts aren't damaged.
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Old 2nd Apr 2021, 08:10
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Why do Sky News etc employ people who think aircraft are kept in hangers ?
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