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17th Jul 2020, 12:54
Replies: 118
Views: 23,665
Posted By frieghtdog2000

748 - Ahhhhhhhh - Avro

748 - Ahhhhhhhh - Avro
17th Jul 2020, 10:31
Replies: 118
Views: 23,665
Posted By frieghtdog2000

I doubt they will make freighter conversion -...

I doubt they will make freighter conversion - wrong engines.
16th May 2020, 17:35
Replies: 80
Views: 37,776
Posted By frieghtdog2000

B777-300ER

Presently the entire BA 777-300ER fleet are operating continuously as freighters whilst the majority of the other fleets are in storage. I believe the seats are being removed from one or two to...
2nd Apr 2020, 18:50
Replies: 157
Views: 47,468
Posted By frieghtdog2000

The Standards had reversers on the outboards only...

The Standards had reversers on the outboards only - Supers on all four but the the inboards were idled by 100 kts to prevent ingestion to the outboards.
2nd Apr 2020, 18:28
Replies: 157
Views: 47,468
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Civilian Days

I remember Prestwick New York off RWY 03 (6000 ft) with a decent load - the crosswind prevented 13/31 (in those pre-magnetic variation days). The B707 to Toronto canceled. Happy BOAC days!.
Forum: Freight Dogs
8th Jun 2019, 19:40
Replies: 17
Views: 6,213
Posted By frieghtdog2000

I remember hearing from somewhere that back (in...

I remember hearing from somewhere that back (in what some consider) the good ole days BA, Cathy and possibly Air France used to put a Hostie on their long haul cargo flights. I always assumed that...
22nd Mar 2019, 06:29
Replies: 43
Views: 33,260
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Negus Livery Delivered

http://thebasource.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/britishairways_2168671987789.jpg
9th Mar 2019, 10:05
Replies: 43
Views: 33,260
Posted By frieghtdog2000

G-BNLY Delivered

https://www.aviation24.be/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/British-Airways-Boeing-747-in-Landor-livery.jpg
Forum: Questions
20th Feb 2019, 12:49
Replies: 33
Views: 20,774
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Took a 5th Pod to JFK on the VC10 years ago -...

Took a 5th Pod to JFK on the VC10 years ago - took it back the next day - -550B when they needed a -540 for a Standard.:D
23rd Jan 2019, 18:52
Replies: 105
Views: 81,510
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Cheap and cheerful but at least they had a go! ...

Cheap and cheerful but at least they had a go! Not enough gold for the BOAC lettering.
23rd Jan 2019, 18:22
Replies: 105
Views: 81,510
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Great - someone posted the picture - at least it...

Great - someone posted the picture - at least it confirms the memory is not as fallible as I thought!
23rd Jan 2019, 18:20
Replies: 105
Views: 81,510
Posted By frieghtdog2000

The then FM(Tech) later FOD was involved - I...

The then FM(Tech) later FOD was involved - I didn't see it so have no photos - there must be some somewhere however..
23rd Jan 2019, 16:54
Replies: 105
Views: 81,510
Posted By frieghtdog2000

If I remember correctly BA painted the last B747...

If I remember correctly BA painted the last B747 Classic in BOAC colours before sending it to the sctapyard.
19th Jan 2019, 12:42
Replies: 4
Views: 4,928
Posted By frieghtdog2000

I remember many years ago landing one of BAC's...

I remember many years ago landing one of BAC's finest (?) twin jets in Manchester on 24 in a snow shower. As we approached the Bolin Valley still decelerating ATC asked for the braking action. The...
Forum: Tech Log
30th Jul 2018, 20:51
Replies: 33
Views: 6,376
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Try this in an empty B757 with min fuel (VREF...

Try this in an empty B757 with min fuel (VREF 108) - it's doable but needs planning and you need to tell the controller of the final V APP so that he can slow the following aircraft.
Forum: Freight Dogs
19th Jul 2018, 15:20
Replies: 5
Views: 3,119
Posted By frieghtdog2000

B777F

Polar Cargo to replace B747F
15th Jul 2018, 16:59
Replies: 5
Views: 6,445
Posted By frieghtdog2000

BA 16 SIN SYD

British Airways Boeing 777-36NER G-STBE (http://thebasource.com/g-stbe.html) operating the Singapore – Sydney sector of BA16 Sydney – Singapore – London Heathrow was climbing through 28,000ft to the...
12th Jun 2018, 15:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Smile Thanks Intrance - not my photo - a test set by my...

Thanks Intrance - not my photo - a test set by my son!
12th Jun 2018, 10:57
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Anyone know where this is?

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.gmforum.com-vbulletin/1600x1200/photo_2018_06_11_21_46_51_bf04296b5139bbc40882b4fd49afefa096946946.jpg
24th Apr 2018, 12:31
Replies: 12
Views: 10,353
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Funeral Details

Funeral Details are below:

Martyn’s funeral will be held this Saturday (28 April) at 2.30 p.m..

All Hallows Church, Church Lane, South Cerney, Cirencester GL7 5TT

And afterwards at the pub...
17th Apr 2018, 19:33
Replies: 12
Views: 10,353
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Your memory is entirely accurate. I will post...

Your memory is entirely accurate. I will post details when known.
16th Apr 2018, 18:37
Replies: 12
Views: 10,353
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Capt Martyn Thomson ex Cathay Pacific

Sad news - Martyn Thomson passed away yesterday after a short illness. Hamble Course 673, BEA, British Airtours 707 and then a long career with Cathay Pacific.

RIP Sadly Missed.
16th Apr 2018, 18:34
Replies: 1
Views: 1,797
Posted By frieghtdog2000

Capt Martyn Thomson

Sad news - Martyn Thomson passed away yesterday after a short illness. Hamble Course 673, BEA, British Airtours 707 and then a long career with Cathay Pacific.

RIP Sadly Missed.
1st May 2017, 11:22
Replies: 4
Views: 3,401
Posted By frieghtdog2000

RIP Dewi - sad news indeed. Every medical with...

RIP Dewi - sad news indeed. Every medical with him since Jim passed away and he took over the Seale practice. Every one a pleasure.
8th Oct 2016, 13:29
Replies: 32
Views: 24,753
Posted By frieghtdog2000

I recall years ago an orange coloured 747 Classic...

I recall years ago an orange coloured 747 Classic going stateside from 26 at LGW, losing an engine, not following the emergency turn and having a interesting encounter with Russ Hill.
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