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11th Sep 2019, 20:41
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Posted By mgahan

Sucre? When we were there we were told it...

Sucre?

When we were there we were told it was the Capital.
20th Aug 2019, 20:46
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Posted By mgahan

FUNAFUTI IT IS

Picture taken last Saturday as the last of the PIF Leaders departed.

Interesting week with a usually very quiet runway in use up to 10 times a day. Hercs landing, then backing up to the apron,...
20th Aug 2019, 02:47
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Posted By mgahan

RAINY AFTERNOON AND A CROWDED APRON

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5th Aug 2019, 04:23
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Posted By mgahan

Good research. Mascot it is or as it was: ...

Good research. Mascot it is or as it was: certainly doesn't look like this today with fence posts and barbed wire.

MJG
4th Aug 2019, 21:27
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Posted By mgahan

BACK IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS

I was recently offered a fabric hanger for my new apron so someone thinks they are useful these days. This airport is unlikely to have a fabric hanger these days. ...
25th Jul 2019, 19:03
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Posted By mgahan

Dook - your post must have crossed mine. ...

Dook - your post must have crossed mine. Apologies.

Yes it is Erbil. The new runway is 90,m x 5000 m. I posted it some time ago.

The next clue was going to be the taxiway excursion ruts...
24th Jul 2019, 21:26
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Posted By mgahan

certainly NOT Israel.

certainly NOT Israel.
24th Jul 2019, 19:07
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Posted By mgahan

Not Australia. Dook normally has a good...

Not Australia.

Dook normally has a good opening geographical gambit but he was beaten to the post (excuse the pun) - ME is the region.

MJG
24th Jul 2019, 05:39
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Posted By mgahan

THIS IS THE "OLD" RUNWAY

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Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2019, 22:51
Replies: 117
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Posted By mgahan

FOUND A GOOD SUPPLY

At the JMB store in Banana, Kiritimati.
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Cost of the airfare...
19th Jul 2019, 22:31
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Posted By mgahan

I have had the honour to witness four of these...

I have had the honour to witness four of these repatriation ceremonies at Bonriki. Each one has been an experience I will always remember. This one was timed for dawn and the timing could not have...
11th Jun 2019, 23:49
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Posted By mgahan

Chimbu gets to pick from the top shelf. Yes, new...

Chimbu gets to pick from the top shelf. Yes, new tower and RFFS station at Cassidy. The building was handed over last week along with the new terminal. London/Cassidy road is no better and the CCH...
11th Jun 2019, 20:52
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Posted By mgahan

Not Schermany. I do not think the Russians...

Not Schermany.

I do not think the Russians have been anywhere near this airfield.

There is a Japanese presence about 4km from the runway but their compound has nothing to do with the airfield....
11th Jun 2019, 20:02
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Posted By mgahan

No - not a hotel, although a small one is...

No - not a hotel, although a small one is proposed nearby.

I see you were not diverted by my initial reference to London. Let me try again: there is a direct land connection to London but...
11th Jun 2019, 19:48
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Posted By mgahan

Not Australia and certainly not converted to a...

Not Australia and certainly not converted to a house - although I did sleep in it for a night.

MJG
10th Jun 2019, 21:33
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Posted By mgahan

LINKS TO LONDON AND THE COLD WAR

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24th May 2019, 21:51
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Posted By mgahan

FISHERMAN'S BEND IT IS

Well done. Magruder. It's now got a bridge approach overhead head so a little difficult to land or take off!

I'm actually up a bit late this weekend day - back at Bonriki.

MJG
23rd May 2019, 23:57
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Posted By mgahan

THIS ONE IS NO MORE BUT WAS

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6th Apr 2019, 21:26
Replies: 13
Views: 3,841
Posted By mgahan

From PANS/ATM (Doc 4444): Vectoring. Provision...

From PANS/ATM (Doc 4444):
Vectoring. Provision of navigational guidance to aircraft in the form of specific headings, based on the use of an ATS
surveillance system.
ATS surveillance system. A...
6th Apr 2019, 20:39
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Posted By mgahan

Takarodi it is

Well done Dook. Besides the offshore support the maritime connection was the DA42 MP aircraft based there. Very capable if a little cramped.
Flew in via Accra on Starbow. Here's the tower and the...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Apr 2019, 22:56
Replies: 54
Views: 9,557
Posted By mgahan

I'm sure one of the main contributors is the...

I'm sure one of the main contributors is the almost universal practice in CIP lounges of "we do not make boarding calls." This has now extended to some terminals as well. If a pax is in a lounge...
5th Apr 2019, 22:13
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Views: 2,650
Posted By mgahan

ICAO has issued guidance on this in an EB. ...

ICAO has issued guidance on this in an EB.

MJG
5th Apr 2019, 21:57
Replies: 13
Views: 2,689
Posted By mgahan

I've made the Changi transit many, many times in...

I've made the Changi transit many, many times in the past couple of years and, except for flights ex Nadi with FJ, I've found that it you have a ticket to show at the original check in your bags can...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Apr 2019, 21:47
Replies: 108
Views: 18,683
Posted By mgahan

Great revival for this thread, Brightened up a...

Great revival for this thread, Brightened up a dull day here in Tarawa.

Not really poems, as such, but from my school days:
LOLO
ICAQ
I82Q
B4IP

and
Whale Oil
5th Apr 2019, 21:23
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Views: 1,788,465
Posted By mgahan

Correct continent. So now I can show the...

Correct continent.
So now I can show the analogue METAR delivery system and, to be fair, a wider shot of the airport. ...
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