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March 2018 Blog Posts (4)

Heathrow latest

It has been a "different" week, this week.

Sadly, the weather has been horrible but, on the brighter side, there has been a couple of changes.

Of course, there is the new version of QF9. It used to be Melbourne-Dubai-Heathrow with an A380. It is now a 787 routing Melbourne-Perth-Heathrow.

And then, there are the changes to Delta's schedule. At the moment, they are flying 5 flights per day into Heathrow using A330-300 aircraft. This makes a welcome change to the daily…

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Added by Kelvin Davies on March 27, 2018 at 15:59 — No Comments

One we all missed!

A friend was doing his usual ship spotting turn down at Calshot last Tuesday (20th) when he noticed some unusual activity, with people and press were gathering.

It turned out a Cessna 208 float plane (N628JN) was due to arrive. The plan was for the aircraft to do a few circuits around Calshot, then land (can you "land" on water?) and taxi up to the lifeboat slipway. The aircraft arrived, did a few circuits around the Calshot area. Then the wind got up and made the water a bit rough…

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Added by Kelvin Davies on March 25, 2018 at 9:15 — 1 Comment

Qantas Perth (Australia) to Heathrow

As I write this, Qantas flight QF9 is about an hour away from departure from Perth. This will be an historic flight of 17 hours or so and will be the first non-stop flight between Australia and the UK.

Unfortunately, the ETA is around 04:10 so there won't be too many photos of this one arriving!

And one for the Liverpool FC fans; Egyptair 737 SU-GEN arrived at Heathrow yesterday. Sadly it arrived at 21:00 (dark o'clock!). The interest in this one is that it is painted in an…

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Added by Kelvin Davies on March 24, 2018 at 10:03 — No Comments

Frankfurt Historic Photos of the 1950s / 1960s

For all who are interested in old aircraft photos, I have updated a small photo gallery of airliners taken from mid1950's and early 1960s.

G-AHLT Canadair C-4 Argonaut of B.O.A.C. (Frankfurt 1958)

See the gallery here:…

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Added by Ralf Drews on March 12, 2018 at 15:10 — No Comments

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