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Highest time airframe ever

Old 30th Apr 2019, 09:35
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Didnít Malev stop flying in 2012?
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 10:02
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Thought this was impressive for an A320
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Old 30th Apr 2019, 12:38
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Originally Posted by pennypitstop22
Didnít Malev stop flying in 2012?
Yes. It's actually a quote from a 2003 CFM press release: https://www.cfmaeroengines.com/press...-time-on-wing/

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Highest time airframe ever?

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Originally Posted by Supermattt
I flew on DC-3 N136PB between Key West and Marathon Key Florida in the 1980s as a kid. Just me, my brother, the pilot, co-pilot and one air stewardess on board. We sat in the cockpit as they started up and were allowed to sit anywhere we liked for the flight. It's one of my best memories ever. The pilots were aware the it was the highest time airframe and delighted us with the notion that it broke a new record every time it flew (and so we broke a record!).

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https://www.nytimes.com/1982/08/22/u...g-records.html

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