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by radiostationx
22 Feb 2020, 22:59
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news
Replies: 589
Views: 369844

Re: Boeing 737 (MAX) news

Looks like VP-CIW has a test run around the block this afternoon

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... w#23f465c2

Up to FL400 and back to MWCR.

Test run or Departed for USA and issue/tech returned back.
by radiostationx
09 Feb 2020, 14:59
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020
Replies: 46
Views: 3640

Re: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020

VH-ZND B789 QFA10 LHR-PERTH has returned after 55mins circling south east of LHR
by radiostationx
09 Feb 2020, 14:36
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020
Replies: 46
Views: 3640

Re: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020

Qatar A380 A7-APG QTR3/"QTR1VU" DOH-LHR unable to land at LHR now having a try at MAN
by radiostationx
09 Feb 2020, 14:14
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020
Replies: 46
Views: 3640

Re: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020

EK17/UAE17 In the decent, Looks like its a divert to FRA, the outgoing EK18 MAN-DXB showing 5 hr delay (Google Flights)
by radiostationx
09 Feb 2020, 13:49
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020
Replies: 46
Views: 3640

Re: Storm Ciara 09/02/2020

UAE17 (A6-EEA) Hung around MAN for a long time, had a go at landing but now diverted , now overhead Netherlands in the cruise at FL390
by radiostationx
18 Apr 2019, 10:20
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Scanner Legend Yupiteru MVT-7000 has new life !
Replies: 5
Views: 15624

Re: Scanner Legend Yupiteru MVT-7000 has new life !

Another 1990s MVT-7000 comes in to the scanner hospital..and another happy ending.

http://www.merseyradar.co.uk/airband-ra ... -repaired/

;)
by radiostationx
17 Sep 2018, 22:24
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Scanner Legend Yupiteru MVT-7000 has new life !
Replies: 5
Views: 15624

Re: Scanner Legend Yupiteru MVT-7000 has new life !

Thanks so much DIBO, Glad you are still getting good service from your Yupi mvt-7000, its 28 years or so since it was manufactured so if it has been chugging away scanning the airband all this time ..its been epic value for money ! 8-) Silly question...I wager you wouldnt swap for a shiny new ubc-12...
by radiostationx
17 Sep 2018, 00:03
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Scanner Legend Yupiteru MVT-7000 has new life !
Replies: 5
Views: 15624

Scanner Legend Yupiteru MVT-7000 has new life !

You may recall the MVT-7100..hugely popular but there was an earlier (and some would say.. better) model, the MVT-7000. http://www.merseyradar.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/intro.jpg One of my recent repair projects. Link below www.merseyradar.co.uk/airband-radio/scanner-greats-yupiteru-mvt-7000-...
by radiostationx
20 May 2018, 13:39
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Airband Radios of the 1960s
Replies: 3
Views: 1428

Re: Airband Radios of the 1960s

Thanks Guys for the comments. Glad you like the story.
There is a little bit more history , and one of the airband scanner all time greats comes in to my "radio hospital" for refurbishment here

http://www.merseyradar.co.uk/?p=121
by radiostationx
19 May 2018, 18:54
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Airband Radios of the 1960s
Replies: 3
Views: 1428

Airband Radios of the 1960s

Hi All,
I did a small article on my local aviation forum about airband radios for the aviation enthusiast in the early days.
Enjoy.

http://derbosoft.proboards.com/thread/2 ... -pic-heavy
by radiostationx
27 Jan 2018, 14:33
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting January 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 14052

Re: Contrail spotting January 2018

A good clear day on Sunday 7 January with varied traffic transiting overhead North West UK near Liverpool. A selection of photos from my garden spotting location. 7/1/2018 DLH482 D-AIGW FRA-TPA FL320 https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4612/38688249535_2844440155_b.jpg D-AIGW | by Mike (Radiostationx) , ...
by radiostationx
24 Sep 2017, 17:32
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Trip Report LHR-NAS-GCM BA Club World
Replies: 5
Views: 2285

Re: Trip Report LHR-NAS-GCM BA Club World

Hi Andre, Yes I think you are correct on the 5th freedom rights. As far as I know Bahamasair do not fly to Grand Cayman, and Cayman Airways do not fly to Nassau or any of the Bahamas. On one day of the week, BA253 routes LHR-NAS-PLS to cover the Turks and Cacos Islands. Things are some what differen...
by radiostationx
24 Sep 2017, 11:08
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Trip Report LHR-NAS-GCM BA Club World
Replies: 5
Views: 2285

Re: Trip Report LHR-NAS-GCM BA Club World

Hi Andre, Thanks again for the kind comments. ;) Passengers going to GCM via NAS are not allowed to leave the aircraft at Nassau. There are no transit lounge arrangements at NAS. So, the aircraft taxis to the stand and the engines and apu are shut down. The doors are opened and most of the passenger...
by radiostationx
24 Sep 2017, 10:43
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Trip Report GCM-NAS-LHR BA Club World
Replies: 3
Views: 2125

Re: Trip Report GCM-NAS-LHR BA Club World

Hi Andre and thanks so much for the comments. Yes all window seats on the BA B777-200er face backwards in the club world business class cabin. This seems unusual at first but you soon get used to it. During the safety briefing there are different instructions for passengers sitting in rear facing se...
by radiostationx
23 Sep 2017, 18:37
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Trip Report GCM-NAS-LHR BA Club World
Replies: 3
Views: 2125

Trip Report GCM-NAS-LHR BA Club World

Trip Report BA Club World Business Class BA252 GCM-NAS-LHR G-YMMU Boeing 777-236ER GCM-NAS https://gdurl.com/eimq The flight back to London via NAS departs early evening local time. As said in the write up of the outward journey , The aircraft and “shuttle” crew spend 3 hours or so on the ground at...
by radiostationx
23 Sep 2017, 12:33
Forum: Airline experiences and trip reports
Topic: Trip Report LHR-NAS-GCM BA Club World
Replies: 5
Views: 2285

Trip Report LHR-NAS-GCM BA Club World

Trip Report BA Club World Business Class LHR-NAS-GCM BA253 G-YMME Boeing 777-236ER LHR-GCM https://gdurl.com/hbJ0 After checking in very early at LHR Terminal 5, we made our way through the fast lane security and on to the BA Galleries Lounge South at T5a. The south lounge is very large, @ 7am the ...
by radiostationx
23 Apr 2017, 20:51
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting April 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 3598

Re: Contrail spotting April 2017

22-4 Air France B772 F-GSPT AFR082 CDG-SFO FL320 https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2901/34070839091_29ed441852_b.jpg | F-GSPT Air France B777 by Mike (Radiostationx) , on Flickr Etihad Airways B789 A6-BLB EY131/ETD19G AUH-IAD FL380 https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2838/33817387150_560a4b2bbe_b.jpg | Etiha...
by radiostationx
21 Apr 2017, 14:33
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting March 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 7417

Re: Contrail spotting March 2017

25/3/2017 Qatar Airways B773 A7-BEJ DOH-DFW FL340 https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2891/32833494403_0c3517810a_z.jpg | Qatar A7-BEJ by Mike (Radiostationx) , on Flickr 26/3/2017 Qatar Airways B773 A7-BEF QTR701 DOH-JFK FL360 https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2876/33661480015_ca008e48f8_z.jpg | Qatar A7-BEF...
by radiostationx
09 Oct 2016, 21:28
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting October 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 5623

Re: Contrail spotting October 2016

9/10/2016 G-XLED BA285 SFO-LHR FL350 https://c7.staticflickr.com/6/5307/30178903686_95788c82d2_c.jpg British Airways G-XLED by Mike (Radiostationx) , on Flickr https://c5.staticflickr.com/9/8648/30179350596_5249109dfc_c.jpg British Airways G-XLED by Mike (Radiostationx) , on Flickr 2/10/2016 N822NW ...