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Daily Archives: May 15, 2009

The typical takeoff and climb angles of all Boeing planes

In the recent issue of Boeing’s AERO magazine there is an article titled Exceeding tire speed during takeoff in which there is this nice graphic that demonstrates the recommended take-off rotation and climb angles for all Boeing aircraft. I was surprised that despite it’s length, the Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet has a rotation angle of 10 degrees. Compare that to …

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Cathay Pacific and Finnair extend their oneworld code share flights to Brisbane

Finnair and its oneworld alliance partner Cathay Pacific Airways are extending their code-share flights partnership between Hong Kong Australia and offering flights to Brisbane. Finnair will operate daily flights from Helsinki to Hong Kong using an Airbus A340 aircraft. Finnair and Cathay Pacific have cooperated earlier on routes between Hong Kong and Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Now Finnair can also …

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Image: Boeing delivers 50th 767 to Japan Airlines

Boeing delivered the 404th Boeing airplane and 50th 767 to Japan Airlines (JAL), the fifth-largest 767 operator in the world. The new plane pictured below on May 7 leaving on its ferry flight from Paine Field in Everett to the New Tokyo International Airport at Narita in Japan, is a 767-300ER, and is registered JA622J. Japan Airlines is one of …

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