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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX 10 vs Airbus A321neo analysis
Replies: 50
Views: 10128

Re: Boeing 737 MAX 10 vs Airbus A321neo analysis

I maintain that the A321neo is slightly better as everything else being close to equal, the extra capability, better performance and better flexibility give it a sizeable edge, but as I said before, the MAX 10 will allow Boeing a credible competitor to snatch some 50/50s and prevent switches from a...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

N921NN is in the bare metal livery. The only indication that it's been repainted is that the registration number is now in the new font. The classic titles were kept. https://i.imgur.com/3oRfNZt.jpg Well, she definitely got polished and the old AA.com decals are gone from the winglets. Looks as goo...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 43
Views: 5111

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

B6 is a prime takeover target with nowhere to expand paying substandard wages compared to competitors. This is a wise move for the rank and file. "nowhere to expand"???!! domestically alone. STL/CMH/MKE/CVG/SAT/PNS/GSO/ORF/MEM/MGM etc Internationally with current A320's just to central Am...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 43
Views: 5111

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

...if you're one of the lazy and incompetent. Anyone else would be an ignorant fool to vote in favor of a union. You'd be giving away your voice for a piece of your check. :checkmark: 100% spot on! And I tell my coworkers the same thing! If you need a union constantly, you’re probably not good at w...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 43
Views: 5111

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

...if you're one of the lazy and incompetent. Anyone else would be an ignorant fool to vote in favor of a union. You'd be giving away your voice for a piece of your check. :checkmark: 100% spot on! And I tell my coworkers the same thing! If you need a union constantly, you’re probably not good at w...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

Aren't they cutting the 767s down to 17? With the 345 fire, they may keep an extra 1993-1995 unit or cut down to 16. Eventually they're all going to go away. Whether they keep 17x however many, they won't keep them, especially with the prospects of the 797 on the horizon. The 797 is a decade away a...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 43
Views: 5111

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

B6 is a prime takeover target with nowhere to expand paying substandard wages compared to competitors. This is a wise move for the rank and file. ...if you're one of the lazy and incompetent. Anyone else would be an ignorant fool to vote in favor of a union. You'd be giving away your voice for a pi...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA agent accidentally packs gun in lunch box.
Replies: 27
Views: 3306

Re: TSA agent accidentally packs gun in lunch box.

Image

........People can't possibly be that stupid...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

So does anyone know how many 752s and 763ERs are supposed to be in the fleet next year? Not yet but the new IR Update that contains the fleet plan for 2018 should come out within the next 30 days typically. Aren't they cutting the 767s down to 17? With the 345 fire, they may keep an extra 1993-1995...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-300ER losing 9-abreast MCE
Replies: 26
Views: 9742

Re: AA 777-300ER losing 9-abreast MCE

I guess it shouldn't come as a surprise, though I don't like it.

AA PE is becoming a popular product, and I'm inclined to believe it renders some aspects of MCE redundant.

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by Boeing778X
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2629
Views: 231469

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

ADrum23 wrote:
Forgive me if this has already been asked, but what are the chances any of the US3 order the 777-8 of 777-9?


Maybe AA, in the next decade, could get the 777-9. DL, no, and I'm not convinced UA would themselves.

No 777-8 for the US3s.

I'd also add AC as a potential customer.

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by Boeing778X
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural
Replies: 74
Views: 12447

Re: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural

AA quietly launched the 737 MAX operation yesterday November 29th. I was on the inaugural flight AA292 MIA-LGA and the whole experience was just disAAppointing. The aircraft is a clear step backwards in step in terms of passenger comfort, the WiFi did not perform up to expectation, and while I didn...

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by Boeing778X
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural
Replies: 74
Views: 12447

Re: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural

Why do you refer to N324RA as N234RA the entire article?

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N324RA
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The first official 737 MAX 8 flight is today!

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N324RA

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by Boeing778X
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2629
Views: 231469

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

VC10er wrote:
That would be a very fast 737 if it had 2 of those engines!

Awesome photograph.


Very fast and very short ranged, at that XD

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by Boeing778X
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

So no plane in the old AA livery left at this point, other than the MD-80s and the very 737 they preserve in the clAAssic livery. According to https://sites.google.com/site/newamericanfleet/home and then eliminating the ones noted in this thread as having gone for paint, there are still three 737s ...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any E-135s still flying for United Express or American Eagle?
Replies: 33
Views: 6946

Re: Are any E-135s still flying for United Express or American Eagle?

Eagle retired the E135 from service. Most are business jets now. The E140 is being put back into service. Several are now in the new livery, which leads me to believe they're in for the long haul. They are actually still pretty young and lightly used. If they don't stay with AA, they will make decen...

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by Boeing778X
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer pitches E195-E2 for JetBlue
Replies: 133
Views: 22461

Re: Embraer pitches E195-E2 for JetBlue

Or they are trying to get Embraer to give them a better deal on the E195-E2. —— Any recent news? I’m eager about this topic! I'm hearing sometime early next year they should have an answer. I’m excited about the decision. As much as I’m loving the CSeries, I’m rooting for the E195-E2 for B6. Like B...

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by Boeing778X
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Embraer E195-E2 takes shape
Replies: 96
Views: 17781

Re: First Embraer E195-E2 takes shape

Any news with the E195-E2 at jetBlue potentially? Would love to see it there!

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by Boeing778X
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 791
Views: 227008

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Chris managed to get some L/N numbers for some airlines first aircraft The 1st #737MAX for @qatarairways will be LN6893 1C301 64605. Reg not known at this time. https://twitter.com/aeroimageschris/status/932819840431046656 The 1st #737MAX9 for @united will be LN6834 1D101 42430. Reg will be N67501....

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by Boeing778X
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Repaint Update
Replies: 46
Views: 11765

Re: Etihad Repaint Update

stylo777 wrote:
Thank you for the update!
I personally believe that the new livery looks astonishing on the 77W the most.


Agreed! Excited to see how the 777X will fair! ;)

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by Boeing778X
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?
Replies: 37
Views: 9544

Re: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?

UA444 wrote:
bgm wrote:
I thought it was taken from Microsoft's Clipart library?

Sure looks like it. Has about as much thought put into it.


Still a better logo than anything Screwball Airlines ever made.

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by Boeing778X
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 791
Views: 227008

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

The first 737-7 MAX fuselage has begun its trip through the Renton Factory. https://twitter.com/aeroimageschris/status/932751560559308801 Oooo, I'd like to see that... Just to see if I can see where the section joins are... and if the door arrangements have changed. Honestly, I never saw any images...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroperú 603 Crash Site
Replies: 5
Views: 3165

Re: Aeroperú 603 Crash Site

Does anyone know the depth of where Aeroperú 603 crashed in the Pacific? I know that the Peru-Chile Trench is not too far off the coast, so I wonder if the wreckage sunk to the bottom of the trench. If I remember correctly, the crash site was a bit too close to shore to be in the Peru-Chile Trench....

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by Boeing778X
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

http://tonymadgehjg.proboards.com/thread/6149/american-airlines-new-colours-md Here’s what the MD may have looked like; by Tony Madge over at HJG. Maybe! For T-Tailed planes in the fleet, the flag usually stops just under the horizontal stabilizer. https://goo.gl/images/vZ4AMa More like this one by...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

Personally I'd be keen to see one MD-80 in the new colours, just for the fun of it. Doubt it will happen of course. V/F If Corporate knew the S80s would be in for this long, it may have made sense to paint a few of the newer ones in the new livery. http://tonymadgehjg.proboards.com/thread/6149/amer...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Rolls Out Delta One to JFK-LAS/SAN/SEA
Replies: 56
Views: 13189

Re: Delta Rolls Out Delta One to JFK-LAS/SAN/SEA

AA already uses A321 in special configurations for the trans-cons. More A321s would be the ticket rather than the 757/767 which are on their way out the door. It may make a little sense to outfit some 737 MAX 8s for Transcon use. The A321Ts are currently on SFO/LAX-JFK. If AA wants to reach a few m...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

Glad they're keeping one B738 in that clAAsic livery as well as extending the lives of the Super 80's for another year or so Other than that...It's done :( Am I the only one who found a brand new 738 (N9xxNN) in the Bare Metal sexy? :P Personally I'd be keen to see one MD-80 in the new colours, jus...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

Sooner787 wrote:
Glad they're keeping one B738 in that clAAsic livery as well as extending the lives of the Super 80's
for another year or so


Other than that...It's done :(

Am I the only one who found a brand new 738 (N9xxNN) in the Bare Metal sexy? :P

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by Boeing778X
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2629
Views: 231469

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

Question about the trailing edge nav lights! Will they be at the tip of the wing like the 787 or will they be before the folding wingtip?

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by Boeing778X
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: ORD without AA
Replies: 108
Views: 11906

Re: Hypothetical: ORD without AA

ORD is, without a doubt, one of THE WORST stations I have the dissatisfaction of going through. 60-70% of my arrivals into the field is immediately preceded by a stand stop that is in excess of 10 minutes or more. If the arrival is on 9L/27R, it could be up to 30 minutes before we even arrive at the...

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by Boeing778X
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ
Replies: 13
Views: 2906

Re: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ

I listened to the LiveATC archive. After landing, the crew indicates that they have no facilities there and asks for a spot to hold for a few minutes while they call the Company to find out what to do. This pretty-much eliminates the likelihood that it's a medical, as, frankly, did the communicatio...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 596
Views: 106872

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

So that leaves out at this point only 4 of them remaining in the old livery: N958AN, N979AN, N864NN and N921NN. Will N905NN remain in the Astrojet livery? Or has it been repainted already? It would be nice if they keep two 737s not to be painted in the current livery: one in Astrojet and the other ...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to unveil new livery November 13th
Replies: 98
Views: 17469

Re: Air Transat to unveil new livery November 13th

Gradient is cool, but overall, it looks incomplete :( I’m not a fan of white engines on a eurowhite livery.

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2629
Views: 231469

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

MileHFL400 wrote:
Any idea when final assembly of the first frame would start?


Best educated guess......6-7 months from now.

How long do ground trials take?

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer comes of age with the E190-E2
Replies: 35
Views: 6860

Re: Embraer comes of age with the E190-E2

I love the CSeries, but I’m reeeaally crossing my fingers for the E195-E2 going to jetBlue!

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2629
Views: 231469

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

Believe it or not, there are a few people on this forum who know what's what, and OAG is one of them. Why do you think they would not use the same rules for the wingtips as they do for the flaps? What he wrote is entirely consistent with what was written in the AvWeek article, by the way. I believe...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ
Replies: 13
Views: 2906

Re: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ

fsdeguio@aol.com. Thanks! Fred (Chuska)


Sent you copies! Enjoy! :wave:
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Chuska wrote:
I went down to the freight ramp to look for this aircraft. Needless to say, didn't see it. Boeing 778X, please send you photos to fsdeguio@aol.com. Thanks! Fred (Chuska)


Sent you copies! Enjoy! :wave:

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ
Replies: 13
Views: 2906

Re: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ

https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/23593505_1463388917071230_3077784421199146264_o.jpg?oh=4e2aab9f44d4238b1035e77371dbc0ce&oe=5AAC2231 https://scontent.fsnc1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/23550929_1463389740404481_4955355821999001673_o.jpg?oh=2d5cce78a8c2fec041954cd5bb3cfdd3&oe=5A...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ
Replies: 13
Views: 2906

Re: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ

The airplane is en route to Sacramento at this point in time. Significance?

EDIT: The flight was scheduled from DFW-SMF earlier, and diverted to ABQ, according to FlightAware. Jetway for easy medical access?

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ
Replies: 13
Views: 2906

Prime Air 767 Uses Gate At ABQ

I have photos, but don’t know how to upload to the forum :/ Several gates at ABQ have sat unused for many years, so this didn’t disrupt any operations, but N313AZ was sitting at gate A12 today, which is formally a Northwest slot! Very strange to see a widebody aircraft parked once again at the Sunpo...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 64341

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

cheapgreek wrote:
What ever happened to the Iran order?


Tied up in sanctions.

And Iran has been messing around again as of late, so it remains to be seen. They still want it.

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by Boeing778X
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 47744

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

One would think so. This deal is good for EK, not so much for Boeing 777X. Time will tell. Quite good for 77X. It shows one can find roles for 779, 778, 78J and perhaps 789 all in one fleet. Lots of cross training benefits too. Quite bad for A350, total shut out. Not so great for A380. Open squabbl...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2629
Views: 231469

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

holzmann wrote:
From the pics, does it look like Boeing switched to "787 grey/blue" from the old 777 "brown"? If so that is a welcome change.


It's actually going to be scarlet red, not brown :D But agreed, fresh and exciting.

Makes you think what the next Boeing demo color will be.

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by Boeing778X
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 64341

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

Congrats to EK! A long time coming! The 787-10 is the perfect regional aircraft for them!

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by Boeing778X
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's plan for the future.
Replies: 124
Views: 21662

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

On several occasions, I've worked E145s with full loads out of MHK and TYR, and on one occasion, RWY 13/31 at Tyler. The E145 has exceptional short field performance, and the E140 is only better at it. Oh, I don't doubt it. We send full 145s out of MHK all the time, often with lots of cargo and a j...

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by Boeing778X
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the 777-9 in any of the USA Big 3's Future?
Replies: 61
Views: 12171

Re: Is the 777-9 in any of the USA Big 3's Future?

Personally, I don't think we'll see that many 779 orders until after 2020, when the 77W replacement cycle starts. I do expect UA to seriously consider buying the 779 after 2020, especially for its transpacific operations out of SFO. I can agree to that. Especially after EIS, we'll see an increase. ...

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by Boeing778X
Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's plan for the future.
Replies: 124
Views: 21662

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

I think the 140's can get out of HXD with opspec revisions (no TODRx1.25/75 margins). 4300ft at sea level shouldn't be too difficult for a light RJ. Unfortunately it is not that easy. These RJ's lack slats, meaning their takeoff and one-engine out scenarios spec means they need a long runway. Add e...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the 777-9 in any of the USA Big 3's Future?
Replies: 61
Views: 12171

Re: Is the 777-9 in any of the USA Big 3's Future?

I actually predict DL will be a 777-less airline. Their tiny fleet of 77Es are getting up there, easily replaceable with the A350-900, and the 77Ls can be swapped for the A359ULR. Delta will be retrofitting their 777 fleet with their new products. Looks like they’ll be ripping out everything from t...

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