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by Momo1435
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 476
Views: 116080

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

It's not a BBJ, but who knows, not all VIP aircraft are booked as BBJ.


in conversion news:
Singapore Airlines has converted 2 787-10 to 2 787-8 for Scoot.

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by Momo1435
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 476
Views: 116080

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Boeing October update http://www.boeing.com/commercial/#/orders-deliveries Aviation Capital Group 3x 737 MAX Boeing Capital Corporation1x 787-9 Business Jet / VIP Customer(s) 1x 737 MAX Turkmenistan Airlines Turkmenistan 3x 737 MAX Unidentified Customer(s) 1x 737 MAX Unidentified Customer(s) 2x 737 ...

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by Momo1435
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-10 future prospects?
Replies: 206
Views: 22560

Re: B787-10 future prospects?

MileHFL400 wrote:
Will AF operate this type or is the order just for KLM?

All 787-10 on order by AF-KLM will go to KLM.

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by Momo1435
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus revises 2018 delivery target
Replies: 138
Views: 12664

Re: Airbus revises 2018 delivery target

October deliveries: https://www.airbus.com/aircraft/market/orders-deliveries.html A220: 2 A320 fam ceo: 19 A320 fam neo: 48 A330: 3 A350: 9 A380: 0 Total: 81 total 2018: 584 October had the most deliveries for 2018 so far, but the people working at Airbus will he busy these last 2 months to reach th...

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by Momo1435
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 476
Views: 116080

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

The Kuwait Airways A330neo order also isn't a conversion from their A350 order, which was wrongly reported in some articles.

There was just 1 cancellation of a A320ceo by Israir Airlines

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by Momo1435
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X considering converting some A330neo's to A321neo's, doesnt rule out ordering 787's in the future
Replies: 52
Views: 7551

Re: AirAsia X considering converting some A330neo's to A321neo's, doesnt rule out ordering 787's in the future

Doesn't Air Asia have a large A321neo order already, 100 ? AirAsia has an order for 100 A321neo, AirAsia X doesn't. AirAsia could of course transfer some to AirAsia X, but they will want to take all of those 100 A321s for the regional operations of AirAsia. So if AirAsia X goes A321neoLR it will co...

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by Momo1435
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-10 future prospects?
Replies: 206
Views: 22560

Re: B787-10 future prospects?

What’s the 787-10 max capacity? They are certified to carry maximum of 440 passengers. Same as A330-300 with door modifications or B777-200. I wonder why it hasn’t gained traction with high density domestic JAL yet? JAL has said last year that they will use high density A350s on domestic routes. Bu...

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by Momo1435
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air jet clips pole
Replies: 34
Views: 8013

Re: Lion Air jet clips pole

https://ibb.co/m7F8Xq
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Here's the clickable link to the image you try to post.
https://ibb.co/m7F8Xq

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by Momo1435
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ
Replies: 108
Views: 14812

Re: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ

If a plane breaks in half you can't really call it a runway excursion, this is a proper overshoot that has resulted in a full hull loss, you could call it a crash landing. Ugh, lawdy lawd! A.net at its best! Something notable and discussion-worthy occurs and the very first reply is concerned with s...

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by Momo1435
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ
Replies: 108
Views: 14812

Re: Skyleasecargo RWY excursion at YHZ

If a plane breaks in half you can't really call it a runway excursion, this is a proper overshoot that has resulted in a full hull loss, you could call it a crash landing.

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by Momo1435
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-10 future prospects?
Replies: 206
Views: 22560

Re: B787-10 future prospects?

MileHFL400 wrote:
Are there any airlines with sizable older A330-300 and B777-200ERS apart from BA and AA that haven’t ordered replacements yet ?

Korean Air
Thai Airways
Swiss
Alitalia

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by Momo1435
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-10 future prospects?
Replies: 206
Views: 22560

Re: B787-10 future prospects?

Current 787-10 customers: 3 All Nippon Airways Most are part of bigger 787 orders, so the numbers will likely change over time. Even if it's part of a larger order, why only 3 for ANA? The 787-10 will start to replace their domestic 777-300s. As there are only 7 planes to replace it will not grow i...

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by Momo1435
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-10 future prospects?
Replies: 206
Views: 22560

Re: B787-10 future prospects?

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by Momo1435
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-10 future prospects?
Replies: 206
Views: 22560

Re: B787-10 future prospects?

I see some candidates mentioned in this thread. My 2 cents: Likely: KE, LY. Top ups: KL, NH, BA. Maybe: AA, LH, SV, AF, AC. Not likely: ET, QR, KQ. Some Chines carriers will also get likely get them. TG is a good candidate too. I still believe the 787-10 is perfect for EI, despite them operating an...

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by Momo1435
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 at rate 14...sustainable?
Replies: 12
Views: 2859

Re: 787 at rate 14...sustainable?

Boeing's net order total for the 787 this year up to september 2018 is 104. I would say that's fast enough to sustain the growth. There are still several announced MoUs that need to be firmed up that could bring the total up to 168 for this year. But they will have to keep on getting new orders over...

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by Momo1435
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-10 future prospects?
Replies: 206
Views: 22560

Re: B787-10 future prospects?

For now we have the following confirmed current/future 787-10 operators. Singapore Airlines Etihad United ANA EVA KLM BA Saudia Vietnam Airlines EL AL should also be considered as a strong contender to operate the 787-10, they showed all 3 versions of the 787 on the image from the press release of t...

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by Momo1435
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-10 future prospects?
Replies: 206
Views: 22560

Re: B787-10 future prospects?

KLMs 787-10 will come from the AF-KLM order, they are not leased. Apart from EVA only Vietnam Airlines has a known lease agreement with ALC. ALC has not announced any further orders, which is in line with the remaining 15 787-10s on order without engine selection. The only other leasing company with...

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by Momo1435
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Who makes airline’s fleet decisions?
Replies: 11
Views: 2365

Re: Who makes airline’s fleet decisions?

A group of 14-year-olds on A.net... :rotfl: You mean 41 year olds, 14 year old kids don't know what an internet forum is. And yes, these 41 year old act way to often like 14 year olds here. But do some airline CEOs, also when it comes to fleet planning. When it comes to making deals it will often t...

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by Momo1435
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 2018 deliveries forecast, 800?
Replies: 54
Views: 4622

Re: Boeing 2018 deliveries forecast, 800?

The KC-46 767s will play a big role in Boeing hitting the target or not. If they will finally be able deliver the 1st before the end of the year they should be able deliver enough to make a real difference in the final numbers.

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by Momo1435
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 In Service Thread 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 19453

Re: 787 In Service Thread 2018

So what is involved in bringing ALL in service (RR) 787s to Trent 1000 TEN standard? Would that not have been a quicker and cheaper route to take? rather than take a year finding a solution, which might not work. What if it all happens again in three years time when these 'fixed' engines wear out t...

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by Momo1435
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 In Service Thread 2018
Replies: 134
Views: 19453

Re: 787 In Service Thread 2018

What I don't understand is why the A350 is having none of these problems. Is it a completely different engine (size), and why can't that engine work on the 787? Will RR ever fix it properly, or will this keep happening as the hours build up? RR already has fixed this issue on the Trent 1000 TEN ver...

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by Momo1435
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus revises 2018 delivery target
Replies: 138
Views: 12664

Re: Airbus resorts to trickery on delivery goal

Airbus press release speak about 330ceo issues, not NEO Maybe about HNA orders? HNA Group A3300ceo order has been sorted, all backlogged aircraft have been delivered, those in production lines are being delivered on time. I doubt that looking on the production list. What‘s about MSN 1860, 1863, 186...

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by Momo1435
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Q3 2018
Replies: 63
Views: 4789

Re: Boeing Q3 2018

Boeing's press release for the Q3 results: http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2018-10-24-Boeing-Reports-Solid-Third-Quarter-Reaffirms-Cash-and-Raises-Revenue-and-EPS-Guidance And the deferred costs for the 787: https://www.boeing.com/investors/accounting-considerations.page/ They claim that the Boeing Comm...

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by Momo1435
Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 787-8LR based on 787-9?
Replies: 16
Views: 4393

Re: 787-8LR based on 787-9?

Boeing has recently already changed a good bit of the 787-8 design in order to make it more similar to the 787-9. But that's mostly for production efficiency reasons, not to improve the performance of the 787-8. So it's not that obvious that these kind of changes improve the performance that much th...

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by Momo1435
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update on KLM Fleet Plans?
Replies: 27
Views: 5102

Re: Update on KLM Fleet Plans

The 4 737-800s are new leased frames, they will replace 4 737-700s. It's not yet known how they are going to replace the remaining 737-700s. A neo and/or MAX order by AF-KLM is overdue, this should happen sooner then later, either direct from Airbus & Boeing or as leases. Maybe they will take ad...

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by Momo1435
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XiamenAir could place an $18 billion USD deal with Airbus
Replies: 20
Views: 5639

Re: XiamenAir could place an $18 billion USD deal with Airbus

I cant see the article mention Xiamen, but it does suggest an order may be announced early November ======== While a final deal may not be reached, President Xi Jinping is keen to parade the purchase at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai from Nov. 5, where a series of deals demonstrati...

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by Momo1435
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air mulling widebody order
Replies: 68
Views: 13557

Re: Korean Air mulling widebody order

I think a top up order for the 787 is pretty much in the bag for Boeing, it will probably bigger then just the 10 options they currently hold. Anything else, we'll see. Boeing will of course be very eager to sell some 777X, they could offer KE a deal that they can't refuse. The only Airbus planes re...

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by Momo1435
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 238
Views: 59472

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

l/n 1567 is the non-flying testbed. Incorrect. The frame details were already posted on the 777X thread. Ah yes, I see the info on that static test frame has changed and it's been allocate l/n " 9995 ". Also changed is that l/n 1579 was due to go to EY Cargo now going to ET Cargo. Presume...

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by Momo1435
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: reports cash running out
Replies: 634
Views: 82199

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Tata also has a 49% stake in AirAsia India. I wonder if this will have any effect on the Air India situation, the government could let Air India fail if they think Tata will turn Jet into a good replacement as the national carrier. Especially if they will also buy a large part of Etihad, making it &...

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by Momo1435
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst
Replies: 109
Views: 24184

Re: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst

Is there anything new to add to all the previous rumors this year about Etihad canceling aircraft orders. There have been plenty of articles on this subject, both for Airbus and for Boeing orders, several general articles that have said that orders from both companies are in danger of being cancelle...

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by Momo1435
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 476
Views: 116080

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Kuwait order includes: 10 B77W 15 A320NEO 8 A338 5 A359 I believe that all the deliveries for the total order will happen between 2019 and 2026, I find the 10 B77W surprising, when are deliveries planned ? Are we sure they aren’t orders for the 77X? Geoff I think it's old information mixed with new...

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by Momo1435
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3473
Views: 408652

Re: TUI wants the 797

Does anyone know what the 797 is? 737-11 with 757-200+ Range? 767-200 size with 737-10 Efficiency? Boeing hasn't launched the 797 yet, so we cannot be 100% certain. But from the details that have come out in the press is that it should be more like a 767 with a 737 efficiency. As for TUI I would be...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 476
Views: 116080

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

It was a puzzle because there were plenty of UFO to revealed and revealed to UFO transactions, but these were the 787 cancellations last month: cancelations: China Development Bank: -6 787-9 GECAS: -1 787-9 changes: Avolon to UFO: 1 CIT to UFO: 1 UFO to Bank of Communications Leasing: 1 UFO to Chin...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 476
Views: 116080

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

It was a puzzle because there were plenty of UFO to revealed and revealed to UFO transactions, but these were the 787 cancellations last month: cancelations: China Development Bank: -6 787-9 GECAS: -1 787-9 changes: Avolon to UFO: 1 CIT to UFO: 1 UFO to Bank of Communications Leasing: 1 UFO to China...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 476
Views: 116080

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Boeing order update for September http://www.boeing.com/commercial/#/orders-deliveries 631 net orders up to end of September 10 737MAX Air Peace 18 767 BDS USAF Air Tanker Program 1 789 Boeing Capital 1 737MAX UFO 21 737MAX UFO 2 789 UFO 3 789 UFO 9 789 United If I calculate it correctly there were...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would an A380F Save The Program?
Replies: 50
Views: 5627

Re: Would an A380F Save The Program?

The only possibility is with DHL. They are a big package hauler, which the A380F would potentially be good at. What shoots tht in the head is that DHL is only into buying secondhand at the moment, and via their contractors is introducing the A333P2F conversion. The conclusion has to be that it migh...

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by Momo1435
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus , just stretch the A320NEO a few rows, 200 seats.
Replies: 77
Views: 11809

Re: Airbus , just stretch the A320NEO a few rows, 200 seats.

Does it really matter what Boeing does with the 737 MAX?

The only thing that really matters for Airbus is if this suggested stretch of the A320 will bring in a bigger return on the investments into the A320neo program then when Airbus does nothing.

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by Momo1435
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue Air acquires Air Moldova
Replies: 16
Views: 1294

Re: Romanian low-cost carrier Blue Air buys Moldovan flag carrier Air Moldova

You can't be too surprised that any Moldavian airline can survive given the population of the country. But even more so the lack if visitors, Moldova is one of the least visited countries in Europe. That a Romanian airlines buys the airline is only logical, both countries have strong historical ties...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1037
Views: 261688

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

The most 787 deliveries in 1 month was actually in December 2014, Boeing delivered 18 in that month. So a high number of deliveries in December is possible. We'll see if they make the planned 147, or even just 144 = 12 per month rate. There can always be more delays for specific frames. At least the...

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by Momo1435
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1037
Views: 261688

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Amazing move, This had happened before, B787 Multi-delivery on same day? Common to see on B737 At the end of February 2015 Boeing had a "Billion Dollar Friday" with five deliveries - two for Qatar, one for Japan Airlines, one for Ethiopian Airlines and one for American Airlines. The AA de...

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by Momo1435
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TUI closing down TUIfly Nordic?
Replies: 11
Views: 2194

Re: TUI closing down TUIfly Nordic?

The Air Olympus A321s (ex Monarch) are obviously just short term summer season wet leases, 1 already returned to Greece.

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by Momo1435
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1037
Views: 261688

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Sorry if I have missed this, does it have to do with HNA Group meeting payments or there are some reasons why 5 787 are on ground at PAE at the same time. Hainan has delayed deliveries because of their financial issues. Because there were a lot of allocated production slots for them recently it cou...

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by Momo1435
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is a 787 being parted out at VCV?
Replies: 13
Views: 5655

Re: Is a 787 being parted out at VCV?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/38016434@N05/44380749061/

That picture was taken in April, see the description.

I doubt that it's already fully parted out. But maybe they have found a buyer for the engines?
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zkojq wrote:
One month ago it was still intact and even had engines.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/38016434@N05/44380749061/

That picture was taken in April, see the description.

I doubt that it's already fully parted out. But maybe they have found a buyer for the engines?

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by Momo1435
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How come quads outlasted trijets?
Replies: 86
Views: 14448

Re: How come quads outlasted trijets?

Most quads built in the same period when the DC10's, L1011's were produced are also long retired, so nothing to see there. The MD11 is the only trijet that could be compared to the A340-300 and 747-400 quads. The issues with the MD11 didn't make it a popular plane in the 1st place. With the MD - Boe...

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by Momo1435
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?
Replies: 28
Views: 4192

Re: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?

The A380 is too large to be an effective combi. How many routes out there do you think can handle a ~A330 load of passengers plus ~77F volume of cargo (or v/v) each way approximately every day? The A380 is too expensive (in both acquisition costs and operating costs) to be lugging around an empty t...

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by Momo1435
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?
Replies: 28
Views: 4192

Re: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?

I think they would be interested.

But they wouldn't want to pay for the development cost of such version. So unless Airbus find some other customers to spread the costs it will never happen.

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by Momo1435
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 11574

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

Ellofiend wrote:
Does anyone know if the two 78X's were both United models? I know one was UA but not sure of the other

And the dreamlifter's were under the Atlas Air code, who knew!?

1 United and 1 Etihad, see the 787 Production thread for pictures.

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by Momo1435
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Rolls out Static Test 777-9X
Replies: 125
Views: 22095

Re: Boeing Rolls out Static Test 777-9X

Is the plan to still offer an 8 door version of the -9 for airlines with less dense configurations? (As opposed to the 10 door configuration on this test frame). Or will it be like the 737-900ER, where you get the door anyways, and just block it off? The 8 door version will be standard, the 10 door...

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