November 9, 2009

The Logbook

A man and his grandson from Amsterdam thought it would be good time to take a trip to Sydney, Australia. After booking through a dutch travel agency, they boarded a plane and headed over the Atlantic. The only problem is that they ended up in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Armed with nothing more than Aussie currency and short-sleeve t-shirts in the chilly Canadian air, their mix-up left them 17,000 miles away from their intended destination. Whoopsies!

Airbus’ A330-200 Freighter made its maiden flight last week. Feel free to check out the VIDEO.

Hawaiian Airlines received their first of what will be at least eight 767-300ERs with winglets.

Celebrating their 80th Anniversary, LOT Poland slapped some brightness onto a 737-400 for a special scheme that might make you wish those planes had ETOPS status for North American visits.

For the second time in a couple weeks, another Delta 767 at JFK was grounded at the gate because of a mouse found on-board.

AirTran’s third and final NFL logojet, this one for the Indianapolis Colts, enters service.


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Phil Derner Jr.
Phil Derner founded NYCAviation in 2003. A lifetime aviation enthusiast that grew up across the water from La Guardia Airport, Phil has aviation experience as a Loadmaster, Operations Controller and Flight Dispatcher. He owns and operates NYCAviation and performs duties as an aviation expert through writing, consulting, public speaking and media appearances. You can reach him by email or follow him on Twitter.



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