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13th Jul 2019, 16:55
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By rog747

WJ were having nice new 2-2 nice premium seats on...

WJ were having nice new 2-2 nice premium seats on their new MAX's but that has stalled - WJ say they are rolling out these better seats across their 737 fleet
They say (3 months ago) ''We are in...
10th Jul 2019, 08:57
Replies: 2,254
Views: 1,361,485
Posted By rog747

God I hope not - That was a right shower... ...

God I hope not - That was a right shower...

Virgin Sun lasted 5 minutes, as did Virgin Red - best stick with the name that works....VAA
10th Jul 2019, 08:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,342
Posted By rog747

30 bags left off a JSI-LCY flight the other day...

30 bags left off a JSI-LCY flight the other day due weight restrictions out of the island - pax not told
9th Jul 2019, 17:03
Replies: 47
Views: 26,806
Posted By rog747

FB video here from Becca -...

FB video here from Becca - https://www.facebook.com/becca.myown?eid=ARCY9G07-xVtcEaxPxSEhIS0M40xZXx3-r9vHmAaGiaavrhoC5OYtkm6MWzch_t7vpZKuYAuJX5F37Bu

Incident: Delta MD88 near Raleigh/Durham on Jul...
9th Jul 2019, 15:22
Replies: 3,773
Views: 1,039,296
Posted By rog747

Tis G-BHOY - I edited my post above with all the...

Tis G-BHOY - I edited my post above with all the details.

KM used 4 x 707's G-AZTG (Dan Air) G-BHOX/Y (both from MON/OM) CS-TBU (TAP)

and 8 or more 720B's from PIA Western AL and others
9th Jul 2019, 15:02
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Views: 1,039,296
Posted By rog747

707 or 720B

Tis a KM Air Malta 707 or 720B - maybe one of Monarch's leased to them, or was it ex Tempair?Transasian thingy G-TJAA/B or C
(-139B and 123Bs)
Air Transcontinental
Transasian Airlines Ltd. code WI...
9th Jul 2019, 06:22
Replies: 811
Views: 309,652
Posted By rog747

I thought his spouse was Thai? (now we have both...

I thought his spouse was Thai? (now we have both China and Malaysia in the mix)
7th Jul 2019, 08:18
Replies: 26
Views: 3,718
Posted By rog747

Ah thanks, direct as in non-stop? - maybe it...

Ah thanks, direct as in non-stop?

- maybe it was the homebound back to LHR that had to stop?
7th Jul 2019, 08:17
Replies: 26
Views: 3,718
Posted By rog747

I am sure the VC-10 could do Entebbe and NBO...

I am sure the VC-10 could do Entebbe and NBO non-stop back to LGW but I do not think the early 747-136's could do NBO-LHR non-stop - My pal used to fly them often on the NBO/JNB but am sure he said...
7th Jul 2019, 08:12
Replies: 820
Views: 653,727
Posted By rog747

A poster on the BOH thread also mentioned about...

A poster on the BOH thread also mentioned about several recent AOG's there with TUI and trying to cover the main program due to the MAX groundings --

Yep indeed when it goes Pete Tong it really...
7th Jul 2019, 08:09
Replies: 707
Views: 354,535
Posted By rog747

Yep indeed when it goes Pete Tong it really does...

Yep indeed when it goes Pete Tong it really does in high season - not something you want when you already have a dozen ACMI airlines on your books to cover the 9 MAX's

BOH has taken a bit of a...
7th Jul 2019, 07:48
Replies: 123
Views: 29,732
Posted By rog747

Tdracer - many thanks for the PW engine history -...

Tdracer - many thanks for the PW engine history - In Europe most airlines, as you say, took RR but Condor took the PW engines on their -230's, and RR on their -330's

When I was at Monarch we had...
6th Jul 2019, 16:32
Replies: 26
Views: 14,125
Posted By rog747

Ahem - cough....on the culprit A340 it was a...

Ahem - cough....on the culprit A340 it was a shitty US/French engine actually...
6th Jul 2019, 16:24
Replies: 123
Views: 29,732
Posted By rog747

I think the E4 lump was quite abit heavier (4360...

I think the E4 lump was quite abit heavier (4360 kgs) than the C engines (3750 kgs) - hence the pylon difference.

The E4 engine had the distinctive exhaust ducting (copied on the -524G & H...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2019, 06:45
Replies: 22
Views: 1,729
Posted By rog747

There will be another Endeavour series to be...

There will be another Endeavour series to be screened in the New year 2020 -- but sadly no more Lewis (and no more Foyles War) :(

For those who may want a dose of art deco period drama -
There...
6th Jul 2019, 06:19
Replies: 1
Views: 1,186
Posted By rog747

TUI uses Freebird for some years now on their...

TUI uses Freebird for some years now on their weekly Turkey flights from at least BRS EXT BOH and NWI iirc, and as they have 9 MAX a/c out of the fleet as you know they are subbing in
many carriers...
6th Jul 2019, 06:04
Replies: 123
Views: 29,732
Posted By rog747

Yes indeed - there was never a case of mixed...

Yes indeed - there was never a case of mixed engine types on the same air-frame.

Also a 535C (as built and fitted) aircraft was never temporarily fitted with E4 engines - They only had a full...
5th Jul 2019, 09:51
Replies: 26
Views: 3,718
Posted By rog747

KT British Airtours had a brand new RR 747-236...

KT British Airtours had a brand new RR 747-236 G-BDXL direct from Boeing in 1984 (negus) for TA charters - it was in a high density config - This a/c then went to mainline
In 1986 KT obtained G-BMGS...
5th Jul 2019, 08:35
Replies: 26
Views: 14,125
Posted By rog747

This was a Norwegian flight... They have...

This was a Norwegian flight...

They have subbed their MCO ORD DEN MIA and the early a.m. JFK flights out of LGW all this summer to Wamos Hi Fly Privilige style and Evelop Airlines for many flights...
5th Jul 2019, 08:23
Replies: 26
Views: 3,718
Posted By rog747

I think the 747-136 eventually did the West coast...

I think the 747-136 eventually did the West coast to replace the 707 and VC10 but with a YYC or YEG stop ?

Re NBO/JNB I think it stopped at FCO or FRA (certainly at first) as NBO non-stop was too...
5th Jul 2019, 08:04
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By rog747

There is also a Facebook group for staff - ...

There is also a Facebook group for staff - Britannia Airways until 2004
5th Jul 2019, 07:56
Replies: 123
Views: 29,732
Posted By rog747

We would have met!! - as I was Duty Officer with...

We would have met!! - as I was Duty Officer with Ogdens (we handled you) and I was always out at the AE and UX 757 turnarounds both long haul (and ETOPS) and the short hauls...

As for BKRM maybe...
5th Jul 2019, 07:50
Replies: 123
Views: 29,732
Posted By rog747

BA 757 G-BIKA to IKZ and MRA to MRJ. In...

BA 757 G-BIKA to IKZ and MRA to MRJ.

In fact towards the end of these deliveries, BA was buying used C engines from Eastern, as Eastern were re engining all their B757 with E4 engines, and...
5th Jul 2019, 07:39
Replies: 123
Views: 29,732
Posted By rog747

Sorry old chap not BKRM with E4's - must have...

Sorry old chap not BKRM with E4's - must have been another one - pics in 2007 still show her sold off still with 535C engines

AE also leased in 1983 BIKF in BA colours
(BKRM was going to be BIKE...
5th Jul 2019, 07:12
Replies: 123
Views: 29,732
Posted By rog747

None of those early fleet 757's of BA's you...

None of those early fleet 757's of BA's you mention were re-engined - nor were the few that AE obtained under a -236 BA order

why? not sure but I guess they were not required on the longer routes...
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