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MD82's; the Wings Air trash bin for air transport

At the end of last year I was able to experience how it was to fly a brand new plane as well as a very old one in just a matter of days. That very old one was a short domestic flight from Jakarta to Yogyakarta with Indonesia Air Asia, while just several months earlier I had traveled from Yogyakarta to Kuala Lumpur with Air Asia in one of the newest planes - at that moment - in use with the airline. It was the new plane that fascinated me most, while I only thought about the old one a few months later.

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I saw the damned plane just two weeks ago at Yogyakarta airport. Still in use that old crap.


Ho Lee Fuk

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It's a shame indeed.
PK-WIK is notoriously known for an amazing stream of structural failiures.
Landing gear, visible damage on the bulkhead just behind the cockpit and toilet and at the entrance of the cabin. Windows cracking. And so on. Taping the same window with Ducktape. Mind you, this is an pressured fuselage !

But hey, we all can see the consequence of destructive maintanance.
The comment from air authorities when a plane comes down is, "As usual we arranged the same team to go on location (read crash site).

Welcome to Indonesia ! Emoticon: Frustrated


It's only kinky the first time.

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It's almost scary to see (and hear!) that wreck taking off, knowing that it's 27 years old AND in the hands of a company that doesn't take care too much. Emoticon: Nooo


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