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Posted By Tank2Engine

The Luxembourgish press (not the most...

The Luxembourgish press (not the most professional or objective IMHO :rolleyes:) says that the investigation is now focusing on the landing gear, as apparently there were some issues a few years ago...
Forum: Freight Dogs
22nd Sep 2015, 09:50
Replies: 124
Views: 81,500
Posted By Tank2Engine

True, $200 million per aircraft is a lot of...

True, $200 million per aircraft is a lot of money, but don't forget that the 747F could potentially be a dying breed.

The last 747-8F's will be in final assembly soon, and with no new orders...
Forum: Freight Dogs
15th Jul 2015, 10:10
Replies: 15
Views: 7,411
Posted By Tank2Engine

Volga Dnepr sets up new UK firm: AirBridgeCargo...

Volga Dnepr sets up new UK firm: AirBridgeCargo eyes UK routes with Volga-Dnepr company (http://theloadstar.co.uk/airbridgecargo-eyes-routes-to-the-us-as-volga-dnepr-group-sets-up-new-uk-firm/)
Forum: Freight Dogs
7th Jul 2015, 08:38
Replies: 15
Views: 7,411
Posted By Tank2Engine

Heard a rumour about AirBridgeCargo thinking...

Heard a rumour about AirBridgeCargo thinking about either an AMS or STN base. Those 20 747-8F's that Volga Dnepr (the parent company of ABC) apparently bought at the Paris airshow need to go...
30th Jun 2015, 22:22
Replies: 113
Views: 92,002
Posted By Tank2Engine

China is investing $80 billion in aviation...

China is investing $80 billion in aviation projects this year alone - Business Insider (http://www.businessinsider.com/china-is-investing-80-billion-in-aviation-projects-this-year-alone-2015-6)
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29th May 2015, 12:23
Replies: 4
Views: 3,853
Posted By Tank2Engine

Hahahaha, sure! :ouch:

Hahahaha, sure! :ouch:
25th May 2015, 19:45
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Posted By Tank2Engine

Perhaps those "massive profits aren't so massive...

Perhaps those "massive profits aren't so massive after all? :hmm:

Perhaps they are bleeding cash like crazy in order to gain market share and crush any competition? :hmm:
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Forum: North America
25th May 2015, 19:34
Replies: 12
Views: 10,019
Posted By Tank2Engine

These kind of events/incidents create fresh...

These kind of events/incidents create fresh 'facts' for all the scaremongers wanting to give up even more privacy in order to make this a 'safer' world! :rolleyes:
Replies: 15
Views: 8,258
Posted By Tank2Engine

Great, so let's loosen up those EASA FTL's a bit...

Great, so let's loosen up those EASA FTL's a bit more, shall we? :ugh:
After all, those FTL's have been designed and drafted by people who have zero understanding of long term cumulative fatigue,...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2015, 21:08
Replies: 24
Views: 6,545
Posted By Tank2Engine

Unhappy Pity to see this thread moved to JetBlast.

This is bigger than just aviation as papershuffler pointed out with a link to that excellent YouTube video, and yet it really affects us pilots on an almost daily basis.

Fight or flight?...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2015, 11:20
Replies: 24
Views: 6,545
Posted By Tank2Engine

Interesting point Deep and Fast, but I think...

Interesting point Deep and Fast, but I think that the financial downturn of the last 6-7 years has made it painfully clear that the mainstream media is merely a spokesperson for the big...
24th Mar 2015, 13:56
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,909,242
Posted By Tank2Engine

I would tend to agree with that, although I'm far...

I would tend to agree with that, although I'm far from an expert at these things. :uhoh:

Wouldn't an explosion probably have scattered the debris over a much bigger area and into much smaller...
24th Mar 2015, 11:55
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Views: 4,909,242
Posted By Tank2Engine

Arrow FWIW

ZeroHedge (http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-03-24/airbus-a320-carrying-148-crashes-french-alps) has somehow gotten a table of v/s of this flight, link here...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2015, 20:50
Replies: 757
Views: 108,265
Posted By Tank2Engine

I've done a urine test in coordination with Dr....

I've done a urine test in coordination with Dr. Mulder and if I understand it all correctly, according to him there is no such thing as "TCP" in one's blood or urine.

What you apparently have to...
12th Mar 2015, 13:50
Replies: 131
Views: 38,062
Posted By Tank2Engine

Yes I know, I was just illustrating the catch 22...

Yes I know, I was just illustrating the catch 22 situation many of us are in. When management is turning on the thumb screws then voting with our feet has serious consequences for as far as social...
12th Mar 2015, 13:20
Replies: 131
Views: 38,062
Posted By Tank2Engine

It will go a lot further, just look at all those...

It will go a lot further, just look at all those low cost airlines out there! Pilots who sheepishly take less and less fuel, working more and more nto discretion, reducing more and more rest, naively...
9th Mar 2015, 14:16
Replies: 131
Views: 38,062
Posted By Tank2Engine

Yes, I talk to plenty of 'real world' people, and...

Yes, I talk to plenty of 'real world' people, and when you factor out the prestige from being a pilot then there is little left of your argument. Lack of jobs? You mean like the lack of pilot jobs...
9th Mar 2015, 12:15
Replies: 131
Views: 38,062
Posted By Tank2Engine

Hmm, sorry Cliff, but IMHO pilots were trained to...

Hmm, sorry Cliff, but IMHO pilots were trained to think outside the box and plan accordingly. It seems to me that the current generation of magenta line P2F/P4T pilots would make the average nazi...
Forum: Freight Dogs
21st Dec 2014, 19:37
Replies: 32
Views: 22,348
Posted By Tank2Engine

Which SOP is that? Turboprop/cowboy SOP? In most...

Which SOP is that? Turboprop/cowboy SOP? In most airlines, touchdown with thrust on is considered bad airmanship and a big no-no. Thrust on touchdowns can be smoother (good for some people's ego I...
13th Jan 2014, 09:03
Replies: 37
Views: 10,477
Posted By Tank2Engine

Here's Tim Clark's (CEO of Emirates airline)...

Here's Tim Clark's (CEO of Emirates airline) opinion about the 747-8 with some very interesting quotes:

Clark: 777-300ER responsible for sparse 747-8I sales - 2/10/2011 - Flight Global...
12th Jan 2014, 18:38
Replies: 37
Views: 10,477
Posted By Tank2Engine

Well let's be honest, the current 747-8 is hardly...

Well let's be honest, the current 747-8 is hardly a commercial success with <100 in operation, mostly freighters, so why would Boeing even consider stretching the existing design's upper deck even...
12th Jan 2014, 17:54
Replies: 146
Views: 74,579
Posted By Tank2Engine

GYD/UBBB

Originally posted by dmussen:Baku has 2 non-intersecting which are slightly offset. The longest runway is runway 16/34 and is 4000m long and is CAT III equipped, plenty of stopping distance for an...
Forum: Freight Dogs
17th Nov 2013, 14:33
Replies: 27
Views: 14,394
Posted By Tank2Engine

No need to look that far East, Netanyahu: The...

No need to look that far East, Netanyahu: The survival of my Country....
Forum: Freight Dogs
22nd Oct 2013, 09:57
Replies: 1,561
Views: 970,570
Posted By Tank2Engine

People and Languages - Luxembourg.lu - Luxembourg...

People and Languages - Luxembourg.lu - Luxembourg at a Glance (http://www.luxembourg.public.lu/en/luxembourg-glance/population-languages/index.html)

The website claims...
Forum: Freight Dogs
20th Sep 2013, 11:29
Replies: 11
Views: 8,133
Posted By Tank2Engine

Not really. I fly 744's and 748's which cost a...

Not really. I fly 744's and 748's which cost a LOT of money to buy and insure, so why would they drop the requirements? For any modern airline it makes very little difference whether you're carrying...
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