Airbus A380 Night Takeoff from London Heathrow

| October 16, 2016

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In the cockpit of the MALAYSIA AIRLINES Airbus A380 for a roundtrip from Kuala Lumpur to London Heathrow Airport.

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, DAC Aviation International (DAC) is a provider of aircraft charter and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services with expertise in serving aid and relief agencies in remote and conflict-affected areas. DAC’s headquarters and facilities for aircraft engine MRO are located in Montreal, Canada.

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, DAC Aviation International (DAC) is a provider of aircraft charter and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services with expertise in serving aid and relief agencies in remote and conflict-affected areas. DAC’s headquarters and facilities for aircraft engine MRO are located in Montreal, Canada.

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