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Now that's code sharing !

We all go to AMS.png

No less than 10 airlines are tagged on to the KL flight to AMS, .... including Jet Airways :lol:

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On 25 August, a Flybe De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (G-ECOH) operated flight BE2111 between Edinburgh and London Heathrow, United Kingdom. Upon landing, the aircraft suffered a tire burst on its right-hand main landing gear.

Some local spotters noticed a few go-arounds.

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luchtzak wrote: 26 Aug 2019, 13:44 On 25 August, a Flybe De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (G-ECOH) operated flight BE2111 between Edinburgh and London Heathrow, United Kingdom. Upon landing, the aircraft suffered a tire burst on its right-hand main landing gear.

Some local spotters noticed a few go-arounds.
"Tire" in the US, "tyre" in all other English-speaking countries ;)
Can jan_olieslagers please confirm? :)
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sn26567 wrote: 26 Aug 2019, 16:27
luchtzak wrote: 26 Aug 2019, 13:44 On 25 August, a Flybe De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (G-ECOH) operated flight BE2111 between Edinburgh and London Heathrow, United Kingdom. Upon landing, the aircraft suffered a tire burst on its right-hand main landing gear.

Some local spotters noticed a few go-arounds.
"Tire" in the US, "tyre" in all other English-speaking countries ;)
Can jan_olieslagers please confirm? :)
Getting me tyred, all that grammar :-D

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Since you asked: I seem to remember looking into this some time ago, and learning that the Brits started out with "tire", only to change to "tyre" later on. Surprising as it might seem to some, I cannot be really bothered.

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In Queen's English, a lorry has tyres and drives on a motorway.

In Americanese, a truck has tires and drives on a highway.

Two different countries, separated by the same language.
(Besides not driving on the same side.)
At top political level there are also some capillary distinctions but this remark is primarily superficial.
:lol:

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Hi. I'm Thibault Lapers. @ThibaultLapers & @TLspotting

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Disruption ongoing at MUC Munich Airport: "...According to the information currently available, a person has probably entered the clean area of Terminal 2 through an emergency exit door from the unclean area. As a result, police measures are currently in progress..."

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Passenger wrote: 27 Aug 2019, 09:45 Disruption ongoing at MUC Munich Airport: "...According to the information currently available, a person has probably entered the clean area of Terminal 2 through an emergency exit door from the unclean area. As a result, police measures are currently in progress..."
Full article: https://www.aviation24.be/airports/muni ... r-traffic/

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As the proverb says :
The sound of the JT8D
attracts H.A.'s ear indeed.

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On 23 August, this Delta Air Lines Boeing 767 got delayed by almost six hours after a (inadvertent) slide deployment at Nice Airport, France

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An Air India captain, with a list of mishaps, and a recent theft is still allowed to fly at the airline.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/bus ... TOIDesktop

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My critical mind tells me not to believe this...

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C96C wrote: 29 Aug 2019, 14:47 My critical mind tells me not to believe this...
Fake news indeed.
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Oops, hit something. Gotta go back to the gate! :-D
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Runaway Ukraine Intl Boeing 737-800 (UR-PSR) which was awaiting push-back at Tel Aviv-Intl AP (LLBG), Israel for flight #PS782 to Kiev when the towbar disconnects from the tug. The 737 rolled backward w/out guidance until the pilots put on the brakes.


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The radome of this Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 (TC-JHL) was hit by a van that was driving backwards.

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Possible delays for flights above, to and from France after computer failure in France:

https://www.aviation24.be/air-traffic-c ... om-france/

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