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Old 2nd November 2019, 11:28 AM
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Of the QF fleet only 33 had the number of cycles warranting checks.

The above 4 were selected based on movements up to yesterday (not cycles).

ie: Aircraft already in maintenance as well as those which hadn't flown for several days (maybe grounded)
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Old 2nd November 2019, 03:05 PM
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VXF in BNE since 11pm on 31/10
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Old 8th November 2019, 11:00 AM
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A report in The Age newspaper claims that Lion Air have found cracks in younger aircraft. (Sorry I cant share the article)

The article by Patrick Hatch and Karuni Rompies states 2 Lion Air aircraft with fewer than the mandated minimum of 22600 flight cycles have been found to have cracks,, but also states it is in the -900 variant, whereas QF and VA operate -700 and -800 variants.

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Old 8th November 2019, 01:20 PM
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SMH is reporting the same story

https://www.smh.com.au/business/comp...06-p53828.html
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Old 10th November 2019, 03:36 PM
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Lionair aircraft were under 18000 cycles.
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