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by Desert Rat
09 Feb 2020, 18:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020
Replies: 47
Views: 2732

Re: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020

jan_olieslagers wrote:
09 Feb 2020, 15:35
Meanwhile, at 14:30 utc, I see KLM's BRU-AMS preparing for departure - I trust they know what they are doing, still it does look like a bit of an adventure...
I should have been on board, but thanks to coronavirus I'm not....👍👍👍
by Desert Rat
07 Feb 2020, 13:39
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2020 Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI) latest news
Replies: 27
Views: 3709

Re: 2020 Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI) latest news

Acid-drop wrote:
30 Jan 2020, 20:03
You cant compare the 3rd world with a modern first world country :roll:
Well, at least in this 3rd world country we don't eat bat soup that spread viral epidemic...
by Desert Rat
04 Feb 2020, 14:15
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 10609

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

TLspotting wrote:
04 Feb 2020, 09:59
Desert Rat wrote:
04 Feb 2020, 09:37
I think he means Brussels Airport.
Who?
What who?
What Sean said...patate
by Desert Rat
04 Feb 2020, 09:37
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 10609

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

I think he means Brussels Airport.
by Desert Rat
03 Feb 2020, 14:24
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 10609

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

Hence, they are officially financially stable....😎
by Desert Rat
24 Jan 2020, 05:58
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 540
Views: 314008

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

PTU, Power Transfer Unit, is a pump that activates automatically to maintain the pressure in the hydraulic circuit when the engine that normally powers it has been shut off after landing. This is the SETI, Single Engine Taxi In. Conversely you have SETO. This PTU produces a hoarse sound that can be...
by Desert Rat
11 Jan 2020, 15:02
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 540
Views: 314008

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

That starts to smell coco-loco business, A/C CG/ behaviour is out of realistic figures in some flight configutation.
And nothing can be done about it...
I'll not flying it, although I did twice in the past.
...good luck Boeing
by Desert Rat
11 Jan 2020, 13:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 10609

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

Fact and figures from a yearly reporting sheet, does not reflect on going business...my dear uber mensen!
by Desert Rat
11 Jan 2020, 12:32
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 10609

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

I think your comments are ethnically driven not rationally driven...
In other words, you are the same kind of people I met for 13 years in BRU....
by Desert Rat
11 Jan 2020, 07:11
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 10609

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

Passenger, After 2 years of operations, they are still around and utilize their A/C's at max capacity. They have new projects in the tube and their ACMI business is working very well. By the way, I knew you would have come with your numbers and profit sheet, etc....you are so predictable in your neg...
by Desert Rat
10 Jan 2020, 15:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 10609

Re: Air Belgium in 2020

They are financially stable now, all options are open, only the right choice needs to be made...my 2 bucks on MIA with TUI...


...call...
by Desert Rat
02 Jan 2020, 19:41
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2020 Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI) latest news
Replies: 27
Views: 3709

Re: 2020 Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI) latest news

Air Arabia stopped flying to CRL, because they (CRL)couldn't handle perishable from Morocco.
by Desert Rat
31 Dec 2019, 17:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A350 XWB news
Replies: 452
Views: 226682

Re: Airbus A350 XWB news

To get ownership, A/C's need to go through customs process in some countries, and that needs to be achieved with the A/C physically at the entrance port (airport), where custom are approved for such process.
by Desert Rat
20 Dec 2019, 01:00
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2019
Replies: 377
Views: 196096

Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Meaning A/C utilisation would be around 3.5/4....not bad...
They are probably looking now for additional A/C's, leasing companies have just what they need in stock since the latest bankruptcies.
I hope they go for the 330neo.
by Desert Rat
07 Dec 2019, 16:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A350 XWB news
Replies: 452
Views: 226682

Re: Airbus A350 XWB news

Probably , it suits more their particular operation/ request from.customer.
Cheaper too...
by Desert Rat
06 Dec 2019, 14:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Air Belgium in 2019
Replies: 377
Views: 196096

Re: Air Belgium in 2019

Looks fresh and fun...good marketing.
Heard too that 2 340's will go end of spring for their 12Y check.
by Desert Rat
03 Dec 2019, 15:08
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Airbus A350 XWB news
Replies: 452
Views: 226682

Re: Airbus A350 XWB news

Increasing capacity by increasing exit door (size?) in case of evacuation, but not only.... I guess they will redesign monument location in the cabin, retrieve some space from lavatories/galley, crew rest compt, push sidewalls closer to fuselage skin, move aft pressure bulkhead backwards one or two ...
by Desert Rat
01 Dec 2019, 14:43
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2019 Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI) latest news
Replies: 77
Views: 30494

Re: 2019 Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL/EBCI) latest news

Passenger, your relentless effort to drag Wallon's airport, airlines, whatsoever under a negative light is just annoying, I don't know what kind of business you are into...but it's surely not aviation , operation , maintenance, catering or engineering..you are just a frustrated ticket seller wishing...