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19th Mar 2019, 13:49
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,547,305
Posted By captainspeaking

Channel Jets AOC

I don't understand why there is a problem with the Channel jets flights; they have a Guernsey AOC.
25th Jan 2019, 15:16
Replies: 2,067
Views: 2,547,305
Posted By captainspeaking

Maintenance

No one on the thread has mentioned aircraft maintenance. Does anyone know who holds the maintenance records for the accident aircraft? Was the a/c signed off as serviceable before the accident...
11th Jun 2012, 12:58
Replies: 48
Views: 28,091
Posted By captainspeaking

Stealth Fighter

I'm not sure if anyone is still looking at this thread ... but:

One of the F-117 pilots - Lt. Col. William O'Connor (Yukon, aka Bandit 545) who was active in the Kosovo/Serbia "strikes" in 1998-99...
14th Sep 2009, 08:37
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By captainspeaking

Pace Airlines - Kaput?

Seems that the rug has finally been pulled from beneath Pace Airlines in the US Defunct airlines:2009 (http://www.airlineupdate.com/airlines/airline_extra/defunctairlines/defunctairlines_2009.htm)
...
11th Aug 2009, 10:31
Replies: 330
Views: 85,200
Posted By captainspeaking

Airlines of PNG previously lost a cargo-flight...

Airlines of PNG previously lost a cargo-flight Twotter in July 2004 - seems like it was CFIT. Papua New Guinea: Airlines of Papua New Guinea...
26th May 2009, 07:27
Replies: 558
Views: 149,109
Posted By captainspeaking

This is one set of financial results that would...

This is one set of financial results that would benefit from extremely close reading, I suspect. Ricky B is not one to let the misfortunes of BA pass without a robust response. Perhaps he actually...
15th May 2009, 20:35
Replies: 558
Views: 149,109
Posted By captainspeaking

Cool Branson: Whingemeister extraordinaire

Approval of the proposed tie-up between American Airlines and British Airways "will be absolutely disastrous" for consumers and competitors, British billionaire and Virgin Atlantic head Richard...
28th Apr 2009, 11:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By captainspeaking

That's what I figured. Also, Magnicharters is...

That's what I figured. Also, Magnicharters is hardly flavour of the month with the Mexican DGAC, and I don't see them getting too much encouragement.
I haven't seen a foto yet, so it's hard to...
28th Apr 2009, 11:21
Replies: 29
Views: 6,345
Posted By captainspeaking

There might also be an opportunity for an...

There might also be an opportunity for an interesting hybrid. This week's Pprune competition is: "Identify a Suitable Non-Dak Nose for Grafting onto N136FS"

Points will be awarded for aesthetic...
28th Apr 2009, 09:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By captainspeaking

Magnicharters Bends a Boeing

A Magnicharters B737-200 made a belly landing at Guadalajara yesterday (27th) after the u/c failed to extend completely. No casualties. But I wonder how much damage was done? And how many aircraft...
27th Apr 2009, 14:36
Replies: 160
Views: 41,113
Posted By captainspeaking

Presumably, or allegedly, for legal reasons. ...

Presumably, or allegedly, for legal reasons.

In the service of Her Majesty, we availed ourselves of the pure oxygen available in the safety equipment section for testing oxy masks to clear any...
27th Apr 2009, 14:31
Replies: 29
Views: 6,345
Posted By captainspeaking

Was idly wondering whether a good cut-and-shut...

Was idly wondering whether a good cut-and-shut artist could fix it. There must be a couple of gash DC-3 front-ends knocking around; a little judicious welding and some body panel filler and *bish...
27th Apr 2009, 10:26
Replies: 29
Views: 6,345
Posted By captainspeaking

One Less DC-3 in the World My emanuensis...

One Less DC-3 in the World

My emanuensis has said that I should have said "One fewer DC-3s ..."

Either way, without an office ... Four Star Air Cargo accident - 26 April 2009...
27th Apr 2009, 09:47
Replies: 29
Views: 6,345
Posted By captainspeaking

One less DC-3 in the World

Four Star Air Cargo (US Virgin Islands / Puerto Rico) lost one of their six DC-3Cs yesterday. A cockpit fire whilst taxiing, apparrently. All crew evacuated safely. Shame about the Dak.

US...
24th Apr 2009, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,356
Posted By captainspeaking

My info is they had 3 B737-700, a -200 (inactive)...

My info is they had 3 B737-700, a -200 (inactive) plus a Dash 8 Q300.
Senegal: Air Senegal International (http://www.airlineupdate.com/airlines/airline_profiles/airlines_senegal/airsenegal.htm)
19th Apr 2009, 16:17
Replies: 3
Views: 2,045
Posted By captainspeaking

Linea Turistica Aerotuy crash

The aircraft that crashed in Venezuela on Friday was a Cessna Grand Caravan belonging to Linea Turistica Aerotuy. It's their second C208B loss in two years, but their first fatal. I know it's only an...
16th Apr 2009, 20:27
Replies: 10
Views: 4,832
Posted By captainspeaking

I've found a small profile in the rather good...

I've found a small profile in the rather good Airline Update airline directory

Germany: Bremenfly (http://www.airlineupdate.com/airlines/airline_profiles/airlines_germany/bremenfly.htm)
16th Apr 2009, 17:10
Replies: 47
Views: 24,976
Posted By captainspeaking

Probably, but you mistake me for someone who...

Probably, but you mistake me for someone who gives a damn! I think I'm just too old and grumpy for this form of social interaction.
16th Apr 2009, 10:56
Replies: 64
Views: 28,172
Posted By captainspeaking

captplaystation You wouldn't be suggesting...

captplaystation

You wouldn't be suggesting - in the most subtle way - that FBW is, perhaps, not entirely, 100% completely and without question, foolproof, would you?
15th Apr 2009, 09:32
Replies: 47
Views: 24,976
Posted By captainspeaking

Enderby-Browne: Why the snippy use of...

Enderby-Browne:

Why the snippy use of "instant experts"? I was just applying logic and experience to the reported information. I may be wrong - I'd be the first to admit it if good evidence to...
14th Apr 2009, 11:09
Replies: 1
Views: 1,376
Posted By captainspeaking

Fly Excellent

Does anyone know if Swedish ACMI carrier Fly Excellent (flew for Sterling) is still extant? Their website is error 404, so I suspect they've gone.
10th Apr 2009, 08:08
Replies: 47
Views: 24,976
Posted By captainspeaking

Tandemrotor A little brusque, perhaps....

Tandemrotor

A little brusque, perhaps. Reports from the site said that the aircraft struck the side of Gunung Pike Mountain on approach to Wamena Airport and burst into flames. Sounds like CFIT...
9th Apr 2009, 08:21
Replies: 47
Views: 24,976
Posted By captainspeaking

Indonesian BAe146 crash

Aviastar Mandiri in Indonesia lost their BAe 146-300 today. The aircraft reportedly crashed into a mountain on its way to pick up the governor of Papua. This is their second accident

Aircraft...
8th Apr 2009, 09:22
Replies: 43
Views: 4,858
Posted By captainspeaking

Oh come on, people, let go of the past, can't...

Oh come on, people, let go of the past, can't you? All this Heritage crap - it's just crocodile tears. We need to preserve our species, not clumping old relics of our post-industrial, inglorious...
6th Apr 2009, 18:59
Replies: 0
Views: 821
Posted By captainspeaking

Interesting airline info resource

I've stumbled across this - might be useful info source for when airlines go t*ts up, or(if this even happens again in my lifetime) new airlines start up!

Airline Extra Index...
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