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    Re: Turkish Airlines B737-800 accident at AMS

    FROM: THE BOEING COMPANY
    TO: MOM [MESSAGE NUMBER:MOM-MOM-09-0063-01B] 04-Mar-2009 05:29:01 AM US PACIFIC TIME
    Multi Operator Message

    This message is sent to all...
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    Re: Etihad A340-600 Accident in TLS

    Initial Airbus AIRTEC (AOG Center) assessment said the airframe is a total loss. Etihad will be an A340 short for at least 16 months per Airbus' current back log, unless they found another airline...
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    Etihad A340-600 Accident in TLS

    Don't have any pictures, too dark right now.

    It was on a high power run and somehow the aircraft rolled into a cement wall. The aircraft has broken into at least two section per people on scene.
  4. Thread: CT N#'s

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    Re: CT N#'s

    All normal USA registration have 5 alpha numerics after the "N". Some airline use their two character ID as the last two digits, most privet and corporate aircraft use the owner's initials. You...
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    Re: Want to see some A340s on the US register?

    A340-300 is the cheapest long range aircraft you can lease right now, Airbus would love to help US out with a few used lease aircraft and then transition them into some returned A340-500/600 later. ...
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    I think they are complaining about airway...

    I think they are complaining about airway congestion, not so much the local airports' slot. All aircraft are held at departing airport due to airway sequencing in the NY center area when the weather...
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    This marketing point is a crock of crap.. They...

    This marketing point is a crock of crap.. They are not adding more humidity in the air, they are recycling more of the cabin air since there are less leaks(in theory). The "added" humidity is...
  8. Thread: Airbus Door?

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    Same airframe, just different engines. BTW, All...

    Same airframe, just different engines. BTW, All Airbus single isle aircraft share the same fuselage design, they just add or take out few frames forward and aft of the wing section to stretch or...
  9. Thread: Evergreen 747s

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    You are correct, I forgot about that one. Let me...

    You are correct, I forgot about that one. Let me rephrase that, they are the only one that lost an INBOARD engine and pylon and survived.

    Here is a polaroid shot of 3/4 of that engine in a super...
  10. Thread: Airbus Door?

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    It is FAR 25.811 part f. I made a mistake on...

    It is FAR 25.811 part f.

    I made a mistake on the dimension, it has to be 2". It has been too long since my last PMI encounter.

    I think any aircraft over 12,500 pounds falls in to FAR 25. ...
  11. Thread: Evergreen 747s

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    No, it was N473EV or March 31, 1993 in ANC.

    No, it was N473EV or March 31, 1993 in ANC.
  12. Thread: Evergreen 747s

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    And Evergreen is the only 747 operator who...

    And Evergreen is the only 747 operator who successfully landed one of their freighters after losing an engine(physically detached and lost), the aircraft had 75,000Kg of cargo and full of fuel too.
    ...
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    CAT IIIB Auto land with auto brakes and auto...

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    CAT IIIB Auto land with auto brakes and auto spoilers will get any idiot on the ground. It won't do a nice flare but is better than crashing after running out of fuel. The next generation...
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    All AA's direct ordered 757, 767, 777, and 737NG...

    All AA's direct ordered 757, 767, 777, and 737NG have a special option with all the skin panels having extra .004" inch of alclad and installed in the same horizontal grain orientation. Boeing's...
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    Re: Bare Metal Polishing

    Only if the low paid paint shop worker screwed up when he puts the 12 or so feet long weedwacker looking polisher in the same spot for too long.

    Yes, polishing will removed exterior grind and...
  16. Thread: Airbus Door?

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    All Airbus single isle aircraft have the same...

    All Airbus single isle aircraft have the same forward and aft main entry doors, A318, 319, and 320 have the same overwing doors(different quantities). The A321 have two extra set of large type I...
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    Umm, they didn't talk about his womanizing ways...

    Umm, they didn't talk about his womanizing ways and how much of a joker he is. The part about having a glass wine is not true, he has not had a drink since he met his wife, he convert to mormon. I...
  18. Anyone know how far is the walk from parking area...

    Anyone know how far is the walk from parking area to the flight line? I like to go but just had ACL surgery and can't do much walking.
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    Here is the owner history for MSN 25494 ...

    Here is the owner history for MSN 25494

    Date Event Description Reg. No. Operator Manager Owner AirlineSub-Lessor 1 OwnerParticipant 1 OwnerParticipant 2 OwnerTrustee Engines Hushkit Storage...
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    FWIW, here are all the US Air Force 757 listed in...

    FWIW, here are all the US Air Force 757 listed in trade data base:

    Status Mfr & Type Variant Reg. No. Serial No. Line No. Build Year Operator Manager Owner Engines Seats MTOW...
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    I don't think they can afford to land at any of...

    I don't think they can afford to land at any of the NYC airports with their current pricing structure :shock: :lol:
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    The 144 PAX is the current FAA type certificate...

    The 144 PAX is the current FAA type certificate limit for standard A319, Easyjet serial numbers are not included. Skybus is sub leasing some VirginAmerica aircraft to start their operation so they...
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    They wanted to order their A319'a with a second...

    They wanted to order their A319'a with a second set of overwing doors, this will allow the aircraft to be certify to fly 168 PAX vs. the current FAA maximum of 144 PAX. Imagine setting in a 27/28"...
  24. Thread: USPS

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    I think Evergreen Int'l had a few 727's and DC-9...

    I think Evergreen Int'l had a few 727's and DC-9 painted in USPS colors years ago.

    Fedex is flying a lot(if not most) of USPS load now.
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    I traveled to France about 6 times a year for the...

    I traveled to France about 6 times a year for the last 6-7 years and I used to fly AF out of LAX and JFK. Their service sucks and their Rockwell Collins IFE system never worked 100%, not even in the...
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