Flying rare/classic airliners in 2014.

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Flying rare/classic airliners in 2014.

Post by cathay belgium » 21 Jun 2014, 00:17

Hi,

Guess luchtzak.be missed this topic :)
For those which want to know hereby a list for helping logging rare/classic airliners..

An2 : Roundflights possible from Teuge Holland and ESS germany
An148 : Ukraiane Airlines LED-KIEV, Cubana domestic
Il96 : Cubana CDG-HAV
B1900C : Pacific Coastal Airlines Canada
B1900D : USA/France domestic
A300 : Iranair,Thai domestic ?,Tunisair ?
A310 : BG,Iranair,SATA Azores,Tarom from BRU!
A318 : Tarom ( BRU-OTP ) / Air France ( DUS-CDG )
A340-200 : Egyptair
A340-500 : Aerolineas Argentinas
B727 : Iran Aseman Airlines ( THR-Koeweit )
B737-200 : Air Inuit, Peruvian,Venezuela domestics...
B737-300/400series : Blue Air ( BRU-OTP ), LH ( BRU-FRA )
B737-500 : BT ( BRU-RIX )
B747-200 : Iranair THR-KUL/BKK
B747-300 : Pakistan domestic
B747-SP : Iranair ( back active )
B747-8i : LH to several destinations ( no classic but rare only 19ex ! )
BAE ATP : from ARN several destination in Lapland with NEXTJET
SF340 : several regional destinations from ARN with NEXTJET
SF2000: Ethihad Regional or Flysmaland from BMA to VXO
DC3 : Dutch Dakota Association ; several round flights from Dutch Airports
DC6 : supersafari in South Africa :)
J31 : AVIES from ARN to several destinations
Ju52 : Ju-Air and LH Classic round flights from german cities
DO328 prop,jet : BA from BRU to BLL, pay with avios ;)
DH Dove : Classic LTU from german cities ESS
DH TigerMoth : round flights from Duxford,UK
DH Dragon Rapide : round flights from Duxford,UK
SSJ : Aeroflot OSL-SVO route
Catalina : from several Dutch regional airports
EMBRAER 120 : Air Moldova OTP-KIV
Let410 : to/from IOM with Citywings
Swearingen Metroliner : OSL-fagernes with Air Norway
D8Q100 : olympic Air to/from ATH-NAXOS
D8Q200 : SATA domestic azores
D8Q300 : Norway Wideroe
Fokker Four : from Lelystad Airport / Aviodrome
Fouga Magister : info Aviodrome Holland ( +- 2250 euro ! )
Trislander : Channel island UK with Aurigny Air Services ( hurry ! )
Boeing Stearman : different places in Holland / Parma Italy
T6 Harvard/Texan : USA-Florida / UK
SV4 : Antwerp, google OO-KAT


Please do adapt and add on the list !

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Re: Flying rare/classic airliners in 2014.

Post by b-west » 21 Jun 2014, 01:00

Thanks for this interesting list! I had the pleasure of flying the DDA DC-3 last weekend in Münster. A wonderful experience!

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Also present there was the JU52

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I can highly recommend any avgeek a trip on these flying beauties.

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Post by airtrainer » 21 Jun 2014, 06:48

Little additions :)

Il-96 : Cubana HAV-MAD.
727 : Saw an Iran Aseman 727 taking off from DXB last month, don't know if it's a regular visitor though.
A310 : Kuwait Airways DXB-KWI (and KWI-JED, rather hard to get...).
A340-200 : Royal Jordanian ?
A340-500 : Emirates

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Post by airazurxtror » 21 Jun 2014, 12:27

Thanks, Lex - most interesting !
Remark : very few opportunities in Belgium, many more in the Netherlands - more aviation minded, I guess ...
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Re: Flying rare/classic airliners in 2014.

Post by b-west » 21 Jun 2014, 13:10

Remark : very few opportunities in Belgium, many more in the Netherlands - more aviation minded, I guess ...
Afraid so. I was first gonna fly the DC-3 from Antwerp, but the flight got canceled due to a lack of interest! Though I should also mention that I had seen zero publicity about this event.

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Re: Flying rare/classic airliners in 2014.

Post by Desert Rat » 21 Jun 2014, 13:53

cathay belgium wrote:Hi,


A300 : Iranair,Thai domestic ?,Tunisair ?


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Post by sn26567 » 21 Jun 2014, 15:17

Classic airliners, OK. They were not rare e few decades ago: I had the pleasure to fly a great many of them from when I started my professional career in the late 1960es. But it is interesting to see them slowly fade away: that gives opportunities to the younger ones among us to try some oldies.

Thanks, Lex, for your list.
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Post by SpottairBRU » 21 Jun 2014, 23:25

Nice list Lex!

For the A310, you can add Sata International, that you can get from LIS or OPO to the Azores :-)

They also have the Dash 8 Q200 in intra-islands flights.
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Post by veldmuis » 22 Jun 2014, 21:23

Further 'rare' types (even if not classic yet):
SF34, S2000, DHC-6: Loganair in Scotland (currently flying in FlyBe franchise livery)
B717: Blue1 in Scandinavia (currently flying for SAS)
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Post by airazurxtror » 23 Jun 2014, 13:40

Scenic flights in an An2 of Air Service Berlin, from Berlin Schönefeld and Usedom :
http://en.air-service-berlin.de/rundflu ... ecker.html

SV4 flights (acrobatic) can be had at Temploux (Namur) with OO-LED :
http://www.sv4.com/UK/index.html
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Re: Flying rare/classic airliners in 2014.

Post by regi » 23 Jun 2014, 17:42

does the Junkers still make flights around Neuschwanstein?

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Post by convair » 23 Jun 2014, 18:59

No. Mickey Mouse complained about the noise! ;)

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Re: Flying rare/classic airliners in 2014.

Post by andorra-airport » 23 Jun 2014, 19:15

regi wrote:does the Junkers still make flights around Neuschwanstein?
Yes, a few times a day on Sunday, summer season. You can even book a jumpseat. Classic Wings Bavaria.

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Post by cathay belgium » 23 Jun 2014, 19:34

Hi,
Indeed still flying Antonov 2 no Junkers !
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Post by appel » 24 Jun 2014, 04:00

Hello,

There is also Air Transat who flies the A310 to DUB and BHX (not sure about Birmingham)

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Post by Passenger » 24 Jun 2014, 20:42

More pictures of Tante Ju, present at AMS today:

http://www.luchtvaartfoto.nl/item/1165/ ... hiphol.htm

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Post by cathay belgium » 03 Jul 2014, 20:05

Hi,

Just asking why avgeeks are travelling to Canada and Azores to catch an A310-300 when there is every fridaynight an A310-300 leaving brussels at a very reasonable fare and you can fly back on A318 on sunday this winter for 157 euros including luggage and drink and food service!
airline and destination : bucharest OTP and TAROM

Just don't say I didn't told ya! ;)

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Post by sn26567 » 03 Jul 2014, 20:45

And older people like myself who have flown dozens of A310s (Sabena, Pan Am, Eastern, BAF, etc.) don't feel the need to fly one more. ;)
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Post by quixoticguide » 03 Jul 2014, 22:59

cathay belgium wrote:Hi,

Just asking why avgeeks are travelling to Canada and Azores to catch an A310-300 when there is every fridaynight an A310-300 leaving brussels at a very reasonable fare and you can fly back on A318 on sunday this winter for 157 euros including luggage and drink and food service!
airline and destination : bucharest OTP and TAROM

Just don't say I didn't told ya! ;)

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