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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 395
Views: 112784

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

9 abreast with 17 inch seats? what does 787 have? The 787 has 17.2 inches with 2 inch armrests. The A330 can do 17 inches at 9 abreast with 1.5 inch armrests. I really do wonder by armrest isn’t shrunk on the 787. The A350 and other Airbus products have all been doing it. Probably because the idea ...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 395
Views: 112784

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

olle wrote:
9 abreast with 17 inch seats? what does 787 have?

The 787 has 17.2 inches with 2 inch armrests. The A330 can do 17 inches at 9 abreast with 1.5 inch armrests.

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

LN761 was delivered to China Eastern.

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1522
Views: 547039

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

First China Eastern A350-900 in full livery MSN248

ImageF-WWIW Airbus A350 China Eastern by @Eurospot, on Flickr

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by 817Dreamliiner
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 395
Views: 112784

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

First A330-800neo MSN1888 now fitted with engines:

ImageF-WTTO Airbus A330-800 Neo by @Eurospot, on Flickr

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?
Replies: 39
Views: 10171

Re: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?

Notice that the picture looks pixelated as hell. Sorry to break it to you but this is a fake photo... The photo in the OP is low resolution. Here's the actual photo posted by Cassidy from his twitter account: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpV8TMVWsAAU3FE.jpg and Another with a UA 787 in the backgroun...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad special livery on the B787-9?
Replies: 39
Views: 10171

Re: Etihad new livery on the B787-10?

xwb777 wrote:
An Etihad B7810 was seen at Charleston factory featuring new tail colors.


That's a -9 not a -10.

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by 817Dreamliiner
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

First Juneyao Airlines Boeing 787-9 LN758 first flight yesterday:

ImageJuneyao Airlines Boeing 787-9 B-1115 by Royal King, on Flickr

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by 817Dreamliiner
Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

ANA Boeing 787-9 JA899A LN741 in Star Alliance livery:

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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most overrated aircraft?
Replies: 63
Views: 4606

Re: Most overrated aircraft?

The A350 has an inch wider seats (that's 2 inches extra between you and your seatmate. 18" seats are standard across the Airbus fleet. 17" seems to be standard across the Boeing fleet (767 and 777 in a 3-3-3 config excepted). The 787 is a great plane, but Boeing definitely dropped the bal...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: VS's last 789 - postponed ?

TC957 wrote:
Looking at the latest 787 production firing line, I see no sign of the last VS 789 G-VERY.
Have they quietly cancelled it, just delayed delivery or was it always due to arrive about 2 years after the previous last frame ?

Virgin Atlantic have no more 787s on order.

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tisr123 wrote:
Shanghai Airlines 789 B-1111 has been delivered
https://twitter.com/sn26567/status/1043265551127269377

Photo from Boeing
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https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/sta ... 2172602368

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by 817Dreamliiner
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air considers keeping A330s
Replies: 22
Views: 5438

Re: Gulf Air considers keeping A330s

MoReZ84 wrote:
OA940 wrote:
Isn't Gulf taking 16 787s?


10 firm 6 options


Boeing's website lists 16 firm orders for the 787-9 for Gulf Air.

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by 817Dreamliiner
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions
Replies: 165
Views: 27127

Re: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions

compared to B777x? By the time b787-9 do come, most long routes will be flying B777x or A380, both with 18 inch seats... The 777X has the same seat width as the 787. Both the 787 and 777X can have same seats as the A350. In a real world configuration, other than JAL which airline has B787 Y seat co...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions
Replies: 165
Views: 27127

Re: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions

Honestly, the plane EK is looking for here is A359, it would be perfect for smaller N.American cities, providing range and comfort (the only thing B789 lack for 15-16 hour flight in Y). The difference between the seats of A380 and say B789 is too much and will dilute their product further. Dilute t...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

First Shanghai Airlines Boeing 787-9 LN702 at PAE:

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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Etihad 787-10 A6-BMA landing at PAE

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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions
Replies: 165
Views: 27127

Re: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions

Honestly, the plane EK is looking for here is A359, it would be perfect for smaller N.American cities, providing range and comfort (the only thing B789 lack for 15-16 hour flight in Y). The difference between the seats of A380 and say B789 is too much and will dilute their product further. Dilute t...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Hainan 789 B-1133 positioned CHS-PAE https://twitter.com/B787FlightTest/status/1039287635649470465 In addition to this one, the Etihad and United 787-10s, one of the Shanghai Airlines and some more Hainan 787-9s are scheduled to head to PAE today. Hopefully we'll get some decent photos of them when...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Latest photos from CHS. You can see Etihad's first 787-10 in full livery: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmhNSNlW0AANXbb.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmhNSOCXsAI1qcr.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmhNSNmXsAE-FVO.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmhNSNlXoAAl3kT.jpg https://twitter.com/BillquinnBill/...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

First Air Tahiti Nui 787-9 rolled out of Paint: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dmdg4lGUYAAHqyt.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dmdg3zBUwAAQC1w.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DmdhBQ0UcAE-Uwh.jpg https://twitter.com/AirTahitiNui/status/1037905250332553216

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by 817Dreamliiner
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines reveals configuration on 2 class A359, ADL to be first route
Replies: 47
Views: 8193

Re: Singapore Airlines reveals configuration on 2 class A359, ADL to be first route

Maybe the A350s will do the routes where SQ judges that pax may be more sensitive to the compromised 9 abreast seating in the 7810. Same 18" Y seats as the 787-10 (and new A380 for that matter). I don't thnk that's even mathematically possible and not in line with anything I've read e.g. And t...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How the 737 MAX 10 landing gear works
Replies: 269
Views: 16703

Re: How the 737 MAX 10 landing gear works

Interesting -- Nothing fancy here but a new lever and linkage carrying the wheels. But its late in the 737 lifecycle... ...So why wasn't something like this done decades ago, allowing an engine with a bigger fan for efficiency under the 737 wing? Also fixing the 739 rotation and runway length issue...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/ChinaAvReview/statu ... 4326564864
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First Juneyao 787-9 LN758 in final assembly:

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https://twitter.com/ChinaAvReview/statu ... 4326564864

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=2
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Firing order updated to LN860. Notable ones:

First Boeing 787-10 for EVA Air will be LN848
First Boeing 787-9 For Avianca will be LN851

See: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=2

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by 817Dreamliiner
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/BillquinnBill/statu ... 6199209984
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Latest photo from CHS:

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https://twitter.com/BillquinnBill/statu ... 6199209984

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DL A321 N311DN...where built?
Replies: 6
Views: 862

Re: DL A321 N311DN...where built?

That information is available with a simple google search. It was built in Hamburg. See: https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Airbus/A321/N311DN-Delta-Air-Lines/l9wKiWYX Whether an Airline can choose where there aircraft get built may depend on some factors. But based on what I've seen, the US ass...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/outremers360/status ... 4218271750
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First Air Tahiti Nui Boeing 787-9 in Final assembly:

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https://twitter.com/outremers360/status ... 4218271750

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by 817Dreamliiner
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Frame Will Be More Efficient....The A35J or the 779?
Replies: 299
Views: 30287

Re: Which Frame Will Be More Efficient....The A35J or the 779?

Ok so the answer is, no the 779 cannot have 18" wide seats at 10 abreast. Thanks. With 18” aisle. Shrink the aisles to 17” (current 10Y 777 aisle widths) and you get 2 more inches...or an extra 0.2” a seat giving 18” seats. uh? As you said, the aisle is already 17" on a 10-abreast 777. Yo...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Frame Will Be More Efficient....The A35J or the 779?
Replies: 299
Views: 30287

Re: Which Frame Will Be More Efficient....The A35J or the 779?

The A350 at 9 across does not need 1,5" wide armrest and a very narrow aisle, to provide a 18" seat. Not a very narrow aisle, but it does need 1.5” wide armrests. How exactly do you think Airbus is fitting ~1” wider seats on the A350 vs 787 when the A350’s cabin is only ~5” wider? With th...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 Firing order after LN900
Replies: 3
Views: 1044

Re: 787 Firing order after LN900

You're gonna have to wait till the spreadsheet is updated on the 787 blog, otherwise I don't know of any other source that would have a breakdown past LN900.

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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 665
Views: 187401

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Vistara A320neo MSN8326 in full livery:
ImageF-WWIN Airbus A320 Néo Vistara / Tata SIA Airlines by @Eurospot, on Flickr

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by 817Dreamliiner
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Been browsing flyertalk. It's seems there's a UA 787-10 with a Star Alliance tail at CHS. One can assume this is LN548 seeing as LN731 is painted in the full livery: There's also another photo of the EVA Air 787-9: 548 still has a white tail and is back on the flight line. The Star Alliance tail is...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Been browsing flyertalk. It's seems there's a UA 787-10 with a Star Alliance tail at CHS. One can assume this is LN548 seeing as LN731 is painted in the full livery: https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1080x1427/screenshot_20180804_194337_228d752fc7c5cf9f8e17ae533205b4b7f88dd353...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Does anyone know what Delivery dates are with: LN 702 China Eastern Airlines LN 727 China Eastern Airlines The first batch of CEA frames actually will be flown by Shanghai Airlines under FM colors. Delay in delivery relate to engine issues. No delivery date has yet been confirmed. Interesting seein...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

pugman211 wrote:
Does the -10 have a wider wing? It sure looks like it does compared to the -9's in the pic.

Nope. Both have the same exact wing.

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by 817Dreamliiner
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/ssegraves/status/10 ... 25472?s=19
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The first 787-10 for United, EVA Air and Shanghai Airline's first 787-9 can be seen in this photo:

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https://twitter.com/ssegraves/status/10 ... 25472?s=19

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by 817Dreamliiner
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrowest wide body aisle
Replies: 12
Views: 3395

Re: Narrowest wide body aisle

Per regulation, the minimum for aisle width is 15 inches for any aircraft with more than 20 seats between armrests and 20 inches above 25 inches above the armrests. The armrest width makes up part of that 20 inches. So a seat with 2 inch armrests has a minimum aisle width of 16 inches and a seat wi...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrowest wide body aisle
Replies: 12
Views: 3395

Re: Narrowest wide body aisle

Per regulation, the minimum for aisle width is 15 inches for any aircraft with more than 20 seats between armrests and 20 inches above 25 inches above the armrests. The armrest width makes up part of that 20 inches. So a seat with 2 inch armrests has a minimum aisle width of 16 inches and a seat wit...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Caraibes A350 3-4-3 in Y
Replies: 37
Views: 5987

Re: Air Caraibes A350 3-4-3 in Y

Something is odd here. Air Caraibes seat map shows 10 across with 16.5 seat width, yet the other airline French Bee owed by the same holding company shows nine across with only 16 seat width. You probably saw their A330 seatmap, because their A350s are 10 abreast as well. I know its all photographi...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 665
Views: 187401

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

However 3 of the 8 in the photo already have their engines installed! Are those 3 Pratt engines? Several customers are refusing delivery until the latest kit is installed... Note, I didn't look close enough to see which airlines we're sitting... Lightsaber And isn’t both the Saudia (middle front) a...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

We are now at the point where 789 deliveries have caught up with 788 deliveries at 354 each. There are still 422 789s in the backlog vs 89 for the 788. And I doubt that all the 89 788's will be delivered...many will be converted to 789's. Open question whether the 788 ever get to 400 delivered. Of ...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1522
Views: 547039

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Potato quality but is this china airlines special livery a350? https://twitter.com/mba340/status/1012578890823454720 Better version: https://farm1.staticflickr.com/917/41293330930_19682befd8_b.jpg Msn239 F-WZFU 30/6/2018 by A380_TLS_A350 , on Flickr Title covers have been removed finally: https://f...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Tue Jul 24, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EVA Air (BR) new expectations
Replies: 17
Views: 5225

Re: EVA Air (BR) new expectations

By the way, has anyone seen the EVA Air Boeing 787-9 leaving the plant in Seattle? will someone have a picture out there? Its not at Seattle (or Everett). Its currently at Charleston. There's a not so great picture in the 787 thread. See: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=13824...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1040
Views: 262361

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

EVA AIr's new 789 will feature a revised wavy-line livery(UA like) and large "787" numbers painted in the front of the aircraft. First images from the road around CHS: https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.flyertalk.com-vbulletin/1125x1055/img_3616_fe28613090f99744ba8c6a7183bee04efaf9feaa.jpg ...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 101969

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

I suspect between the original and Thai and Indonesia Air Asia X they can take them all. Getting financing might be another matter. Even with this order the 330neo still remains a question mark - until someone orders it for an 8 across config. (I just can't see a full service carrier going 9 across...

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by 817Dreamliiner
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Boeing Order Thread
Replies: 189
Views: 82727

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Boeing Order Thread

Planeyguy wrote:
So does Vietjet now have 200 737 on order?

Once this order is finalised, yes they will have 200 on order.

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