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by radiostationx
17 Sep 2018, 22:24
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Scanner Legend Yupiteru MVT-7000 has new life !
Replies: 2
Views: 381

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: 2
Views: 381

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: 714

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: 714

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: 4
Views: 1672

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: 1369

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: 1369

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: 1266

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: 1266

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: 1369

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: 2852

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: 5954

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: 4545

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 ...
by radiostationx
24 Apr 2016, 23:13
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting April 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 5238

Re: Contrail spotting April 2016

23-4-2016 Qatar Airways A350-9 A7-ALC Doha-Boston QTR743 My first photo of an A350 ! :) https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1699/26323941130_2e14bdc16c_b.jpg Qatar Airways Airbus A350 A7-ALC by Mike (Radiostationx) , on Flickr 23-4-2016 United B772 Star Alliance N76021 UA47 FRA-IAD FL360 https://farm2.st...
by radiostationx
31 Dec 2015, 20:39
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting December 2015
Replies: 37
Views: 10869

Re: Contrail spotting December 2015

My last photo of 2015,


29/12/2015 SWR A330 HB-JHA SWR22B GVA-JFK FL380


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Swissair Airbus A330 HB-JHA
by Mike (Radiostationx), on Flickr

Happy New Year Guys !

Thanks for Looking.
by radiostationx
29 Dec 2015, 01:29
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting December 2015
Replies: 37
Views: 10869

Re: Contrail spotting December 2015

27/12/15 American Airlines A330 N280AY AA705 FRA-CLT FL340 https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1640/23922877881_a51128ea71_z.jpg | American Airlines N280AY by Mike (Radiostationx) , on Flickr 27/12/2015 Air France B772 F-GSPP AFR374 CDG-YVR FL320 https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1573/24006650315_d2b4a47e96...
by radiostationx
26 Nov 2015, 23:05
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting November 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 7515

Re: Contrail spotting November 2015

Hi, Some more from 22/11/2015 :D 22/11/2015 TC-JNS A333 THY1 IST-JFK FL360 https://farm1.staticflickr.com/649/23222677775_54b4335046_b.jpg |Turkish Airlines A330-300 TC-JNS by Mike (Radiostationx) , on Flickr 22/11/2015 A7-BAH B773 QTR701 DOH-JFK FL320 https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5818/22920645880...
by radiostationx
03 Nov 2015, 13:57
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting October 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 7148

Re: Contrail spotting October 2015

4-10-2015. Etihad Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner A6-BLB FL380 ETD131 Abu Dhabi-Washington https://farm1.staticflickr.com/606/21761459598_9d14955568_n.jpg | Etihad Airlines Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner A6-BLB by Mike (Radiostationx) , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/586/21326872494_7f782870ed_n.jpg ...
by radiostationx
14 Oct 2015, 00:59
Forum: Contrail spotting
Topic: Contrail spotting October 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 7148

Re: Contrail spotting October 2015

13-10-2015.
D-AIMM A388 DLH400 FRA-JFK FL360

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