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by howie
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Travel Advisories

URGENT We have just issued a Level 1 Ops Alert for: icon-airspace.png EHZZ/ Netherlands : Category: Airspace Situation: EHAA/Amsterdam FIR is experiencing a total communication failure. No flights accepted within Netherlands airspace until further notice. Check the Eurocontrol NOP for latest updates.
by howie
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Daily Brief fsb-square.png Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 icon-airport.png LIPE Bologna Italyfox-glasses-icon.png Report: LIN1 More night closures have been announced for runway repair work throughout Aug and Sep - check the Notams for details. But the airport will then shut down completely for four days,...
by howie
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Daily Brief fsb-square.png Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 icon-severe%20wx.png VVZZ Vietnam The worst of Tropical Storm Bebinca is forecast to hit northern Vietnam, including Hanoi, on Aug 16-17. The storm is currently located around 150 miles southwest of Hong Kong in the South China Sea, with gusting wind...
by howie
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Travel Advisories

Daily Brief fsb-square.png Monday, Aug 13, 2018 icon-event.png EGKB Biggin Hill United Kingdom The Biggin Hill Airshow will be happening from Aug 18-19. On those two days, the airport will be closed to all traffic from 1230-1730 local time each day. There is additional restricted airspace during th...
by howie
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Crashed Wonderboom plane crew ‘weren’t qualified’, report finds
Replies: 6
Views: 72
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Crashed Wonderboom plane crew ‘weren’t qualified’, report finds

Bit of a HIT AND MISS going on at the moment. Investigators into the dramatic crash say haven’t yet made it clear who was flying the vintage plane when it went down. The Convair 340/440aircraft that crashed at Wonderboom Airport, Pretoria North, in July had an unqualified crew on board, according t...
by howie
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Calendar Events
Topic: Happy Birthday Raffles
Replies: 4
Views: 47
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Happy Birthday Raffles

Homepage says Congrats Raffles, so Happy Birthday Raffles where ever you are at the moment.
:yeeha:
by howie
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787 hits a parked Turkish 777 at Istanbul Ataturk
Replies: 2
Views: 43
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A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787 hits a parked Turkish 777 at Istanbul Ataturk

Istanbul - Yesterday, a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787 hit a parked Turkish Airlines 777-300ER at Istanbul Ataturk Airport while taxiing, Airport Haber reports. On August 9, having arrived at Istanbul Ataturk airport from Casablanca, A Royal Air Maroc's Boeing 787 hit a parked 777-300ER of Turkish Airli...
by howie
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Suicidal Mechanic Crashes Q400 + second suicide 3 days later in Utah.
Replies: 3
Views: 52
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Suicidal Mechanic Crashes Q400 + second suicide 3 days later in Utah.

A Horizon Air Q400 crashed on Ketron Island near Seattle-Tacoma Airport in Washington State and there are reports that it was stolen by a suicidal mechanic. It was confirmed late Friday that it was not a terrorist act. Early reports say a “mechanic from an unknown airline” took off without authoriza...
by howie
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Travel Advisories

Daily Brief fsb-square.png Friday, Aug 10, 2018 icon-airport.png VOCI Cochin India Intermittent unscheduled closures at present due to a flood alert in the area that the airport is situated. Was closed from 1-3pm local yesterday, more closures possible. Has asked not be used as an alternate/diversi...
by howie
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: Landing in Ouagadougou Boeing 727
Replies: 3
Views: 42
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Re: Landing in Ouagadougou Boeing 727

Hey Raffles thanks for the Geography lesson. I had to google where the ouagadouuuuuuuuuuuuugou is, ha and pronounced Magadugu.
by howie
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Travel Advisories

Daily Brief fsb-square.png Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 icon-airport.png LTDA Hatay Turkeyfox-glasses-icon.png Report: TEB3 On descent and climb-out through FL180 you can expect a loss of GPS monitoring yielding a VOR/DME approach via old school, green data. Winds are usually from the west pushing you tow...
by howie
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Preliminary report: ATR 72-600 lands at closed Sintang Airport, Indonesia
Replies: 1
Views: 27
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Preliminary report: ATR 72-600 lands at closed Sintang Airport, Indonesia

Preliminary report: ATR 72-600 lands at closed Sintang Airport, Indonesia Date: 19-JUN-2018 Time: 08:49 LT Type: Silhouette image of generic AT76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different ATR 72-600 (72-212A) Owner/operator: Wings Air Registration: PK-WHF C/n / msn: 1247 Fatal...
by howie
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Travel Advisories

Daily Brief fsb-square.png Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 icon-procedure.png EGGX North Atlantic ICAO have published a new Bulletin with some general info and advice on how to follow proper CPDLC procedures in the North Atlantic region. icon-politics.png OEZZ Saudi Arabia Canadian operators planning flight...
by howie
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: France reopens MH370 investigation amid claims of Malaysian cover-up
Replies: 2
Views: 46
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France reopens MH370 investigation amid claims of Malaysian cover-up

BREAKING NEWS France reopens MH370 investigation amid claims of Malaysian cover-up FRANCE has reopened its investigation into the fate of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 after Malaysia’s long-awaited “final report” failed to provide an explanation for the aircraft’s disappearance. French newsp...
by howie
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Travel Advisories

Level 1 Ops Alert for: icon-airspace.png OEZZ/ Saudi Arabia : Category: Airspace Situation: Canadian operators planning flights to or over Saudi Arabia - pay close attention to developments in the political dispute ongoing since Monday. We have - unverified as yet - outline reports from members tha...
by howie
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Qantas crew settles lawsuit decade after computer sent plane into dives
Replies: 2
Views: 48
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Qantas crew settles lawsuit decade after computer sent plane into dives

Almost a decade after a Qantas aircraft carrying 303 passengers nosedived twice due to a computer malfunction, the last of the plane's pilots and flight attendants to have pursued legal action have settled their claims in the US against two manufacturers. Qantas Flight 72 was en route from Singapore...
by howie
Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 45
Views: 512
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Travel Advisories

Daily Brief fsb-square.png Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 opg-logo.png icon-event.png WSSL Singapore Seletar Singaporefox-glasses-icon.png Report: NRT1 National Day Aug 9 - closed 16-23 local, arrivals 07-16 must file 12 hrs in advance, departures 6 hours in advance. icon-event.png WSSS Singapore Changi Sing...
by howie
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: NTSB on Burnet DC-3 accident: no flight control locks found installed, tailwheel correctly locked
Replies: 1
Views: 24
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NTSB on Burnet DC-3 accident: no flight control locks found installed, tailwheel correctly locked

NTSB on Burnet DC-3 accident: no flight control locks found installed, tailwheel correctly locked Status: Preliminary - official Date: Saturday 21 July 2018 Time: ca 09:00 Type: Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different Douglas C-47B (DC-3) Oper...
by howie
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Saudi Arabia says Jet Airways Boeing 737-800 attempted takeoff from taxiway at Riyadh
Replies: 3
Views: 51
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Saudi Arabia says Jet Airways Boeing 737-800 attempted takeoff from taxiway at Riyadh

Saudi Arabia says Jet Airways Boeing 737-800 attempted takeoff from taxiway at Riyadh https://youtu.be/hpqBr7ySnNI Date: 03-AUG-2018 Time: ca 00:30 LT Type: Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different Boeing 737-8AL (WL) Owner/operator: Jet Airwa...
by howie
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Ju-Air Junkers Ju-52 historical plane crashed at Piz Segnas, Switzerland
Replies: 2
Views: 65
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Re: Ju-Air Junkers Ju-52 historical plane crashed at Piz Segnas, Switzerland

There was a lot of debate on one of the websites yesterday, with respect to their height, as it was quite hot in the area and also on their approach to the area. I am not that experienced with respect to the comments given but the conversation was around their approach and having no place to hide if...