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by Tedd
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA1/2 (LCY-SNN-JFK-LCY) Quietly Cancelled?
Replies: 46
Views: 11967

Re: BA1/2 (LCY-SNN-JFK-LCY) Quietly Cancelled?

Was sort of selfishly hoping it was done... they NEVER should've sullied the historic Speedbird 001/002 with this service. * ducks and dons flame suit * While I don`t agree the Concorde service was sullied by this later iteration ( your suits not even scorched ), BA had to follow it up with somethi...

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by Tedd
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Caraibes A350 3-4-3 in Y
Replies: 37
Views: 5727

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

aemoreira1981 wrote:
The only other operator planning this is Evelop! at Y432, 8 below the exit door limit, on an A359 to be leased from Air Lease Corporation.


Perhaps they should re-name Evelop to Envelop :)

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by Tedd
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 231
Views: 21321

Re: Thomas Cook the first to lease HiFly A380

TheRedBaron wrote:
Weird that given the current hot climate, the people at Oslo will go to Palma de Mallorca to Cool Off....

TRB


Not now they won`t, Iberian peninsular is expecting 47 degrees C!
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Good news for HiFly, Thomas Cook & it`s customers, I really hope it works well.

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by Tedd
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air cancels all Birmingham operations
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Re: Primera Air cancels all Birmingham operations

Good riddance! I have to agree with you, since I know people who were badly inconvenienced by Primera Air. Don`t the governing authorities take some blame in such outcomes, since detailed investigations into start-up airlines must go on so as to minimise such accurances? But Primera isn't a start-u...

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by Tedd
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air cancels all Birmingham operations
Replies: 21
Views: 5365

Re: Primera Air cancels all Birmingham operations

BHXflyinghigh wrote:
Good riddance!


I have to agree with you, since I know people who were badly inconvenienced by Primera Air.

Don`t the governing authorities take some blame in such outcomes, since detailed investigations
into start-up airlines must go on so as to minimise such accurances?

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by Tedd
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234655

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

Will those engines sound more like the 700 or more like XWB? Always loved the sound of the 700. Start-up, spool-up even the howl and grind. Most Trent engines after the A346 don't seem to have that characteristic of the infamous RR "howl" and "grind" anymore. If you want to hear...

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by Tedd
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180147

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Very happy for the workers in Canada & Northern Ireland if this means they keep their jobs. Looks as
though more US jobs could arise from this development too. Excellent news.

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by Tedd
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234655

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

Nice pic Karel, cheers. You can see the pylon is hanging the Trent 7000 quite high in relation to the wing, probably as high as I`ve ever seen before. Yes, it's mounted high for sure but the slats are down making it look like the wing starts lower down. In fact, I think 73M, 77W and 787 engines are...

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by Tedd
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evelop A350 to feature 432 seats
Replies: 20
Views: 6165

Re: Evelop A350 to feature 432 seats

The next slap in the face for the A330NEO... Reading this & some of your other "stuff" I get the impression you don`t care for the A330 Neo?! Back on topic, regardless of how many seats, this is an expansion of their business & they`ve chosen a terrific plane in which to carry it ...

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by Tedd
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to takeover one daily VS LHR-JFK-LHR frequency due to 787 engine issues
Replies: 27
Views: 11535

Re: DL to takeover one daily VS LHR-JFK-LHR frequency due to 787 engine issues

I`m not certain of the exact blade problem RR are having with the Trent 1000, but I think it has something to do with premature blade wear in the core area of the turbine. I`d heard it could be down to quality of fuel used, but last word on this was inconclusive. During the Q&A session on the R...

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by Tedd
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to takeover one daily VS LHR-JFK-LHR frequency due to 787 engine issues
Replies: 27
Views: 11535

Re: DL to takeover one daily VS LHR-JFK-LHR frequency due to 787 engine issues

It seems there are increasing number of problems affectin engines on several AC types. B787, A320Neo, A380, B777... Are we sure the developers and makers of those expensive engines have done a right work? You can be sure all the engine manufacturers do their utmost to provide safe & reliable en...

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by Tedd
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234655

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

Nice pic Karel, cheers. You can see the pylon is hanging the Trent 7000 quite high in relation to the wing, probably as high as I`ve ever seen before. It`s great to see this terrific aircraft given the latest in engine tech for the thrust range, to give it the best possible chance in the market. Alt...

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by Tedd
Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

Would be interesting to see where that is in the cut-away drawing I posted above I think it is probably roughly like this: http://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=0B7FonaYXcEzFZ25CRUVRTGtHeG8 I`m no engineer for sure, & my thinking will probably get shot-down, but the part nearest the cen...

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by Tedd
Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

Interesting tweet from "Captain Dave" (@DaveWallsworth), a BA A380 captain, with notes on how a 3 engine ferry is done on A380 and some Q&A follow ons. Interesting information. I would have had serious doubts you could take off on three engines due to the thrust asymmetry, even if you...

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by Tedd
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

While it's right & proper to check all GP7200 engines just in case, considering the hours accumulated by them on the A380 without a major problem like this, I'd suggest this is very much an isolated incident. (...). If there is a similar incident in the near future, the chance this is not an is...

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by Tedd
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

While the root cause has not been found yet, FAA wants all engines to be inspected. This directive is just what should be done after an incident like this with the available evidence and information. If in the directed inspections more engines have similar problems with the hub for the 1st intake f...

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by Tedd
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 366050

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Does anyone know why Ethiopean chose RR for their B789's rather than GE that powered their B788's? It likely comes down to the deal each engine manufacturer offered, but the RR will have a bit of an advantage in this application. Takeoff performance limitations out of ADD mean that ET's 787-9s will...

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by Tedd
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234655

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

I noted as the engines spooled-up, that the paint or gel applied to the rear of the fuselage, & perhaps up under the wing on the left side was blown down on to the runway giving the desired result hopefully. I noted also the decent turn of pespeed too! You think they applied the goo for just th...

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by Tedd
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 366050

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Ethiopian's first 789 ET-AUO named Beijing has undergone a taxi test though first flight (B1) has been delayed https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DLzdkFaV4AAp9Xb.jpg https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/917852043133337600 Does anyone know why Ethiopean chose RR for their B789's rather than GE that powered...

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by Tedd
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234655

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

Video of the A330neo RTO in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3mdyTPWtyA Thanks Karel for the vid. I noted as the engines spooled-up, that the paint or gel applied to the rear of the fuselage, & perhaps up under the wing on the left side was blown down on to the runway giving the desired...

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by Tedd
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

It could be a mamuth's tusk......or a fan blade! ground flat to work for moving air :-) GP7 fan: metal or plastic fan blades? IMU the fragment looks like a segment of the leading edge a fan blade? Hollow titaniun blades, so one-piece. The GP7200 is built around a .72 scale GE90 110B/115B core, &...

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by Tedd
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

AirlineCritic wrote:
KarelXWB wrote:
Several photos of the recovered debris have been released.

Image



If this is a not a fan, what is it?


It could be a mamuth's tusk......or a fan blade!

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by Tedd
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Telegraph article: "Is this the beginning of the end for the world's biggest passenger plane?" (=A380)
Replies: 61
Views: 16088

Re: The Telegraph article: "Is this the beginning of the end for the world's biggest passenger plane?" (=A380)

PW and GE are just unreliable companies. They should have gone with RR. Are you kidding? Trent 972B- 84 needs lot more off-wing putmaintenance than GP7200. Evidence for this statement please. While there may be more complication for a 3 shaft Trent against a 2 shaft GP7200 & resulting extra tim...

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by Tedd
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Telegraph article: "Is this the beginning of the end for the world's biggest passenger plane?" (=A380)
Replies: 61
Views: 16088

Re: The Telegraph article: "Is this the beginning of the end for the world's biggest passenger plane?" (=A380)

PW and GE are just unreliable companies. They should have gone with RR. I'd very much argue this statement. While it may be true PW are having major issues with their GTF, they, like GE & RR when they've had problems ( non are immune ) will overcome such setbacks because they are solid cutting ...

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by Tedd
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crazy A380 landing in DUS during storm
Replies: 60
Views: 18150

Re: Crazy A380 landing in DUS during storm

I'm not a pilot or expert, but it seems to me the pilot
was fighting wind till touch-down & there was a sudden shift in wind direction. Scary for all no doubt, but i think the pilot did very well.

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by Tedd
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with reports of suspected damage to leading edge above #4 engi

Your second paragraph is wholly wrong, no part in front of the fan could cause this. A single blade failure cannot cause this. second para, this engine does not have the reputation you illude to. 3rd pars Really you are just being an uneducated internet warrior. You are making such incorrect commen...

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by Tedd
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with reports of suspected damage to leading edge above #4 engi

In the sharper pictures of the engine front, we see an asymmetrical part in the center. To my uneducated eye this looks like a break due to crack propagating. What part is this? http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/ccreegan/images/sprite%207.png I doubt very much you could come to any such conclusion. Th...

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by Tedd
Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187934

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with reports of suspected damage to leading edge above #4 engi

In the sharper pictures of the engine front, we see an asymmetrical part in the center. To my uneducated eye this looks like a break due to crack propagating. What part is this? http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/ccreegan/images/sprite%207.png I doubt very much you could come to any such conclusion. Th...

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by Tedd
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A350 visits DEN
Replies: 36
Views: 8050

Re: DL A350 visits DEN

No pax. Not FAA certified yet. Excuse my ignorance, but other airlines are flying the A350 into the States, so why would there be any restriction on Delta flying passengers if they wanted? The FAA has certified the A350. The FAA has not yet certified DL's A350 operations. In other words the FAA has...

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by Tedd
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A350 visits DEN
Replies: 36
Views: 8050

Re: DL A350 visits DEN

Jumping wayyyyy ahead here..... but when the time comes to NEO the A350, looks like she's got plenty of clearance: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DKrNYlPUMAAcJw9.jpg Agreed, as you suggest it`ll be a while before we see an UltraFan/Advance combo if in fact that's what occurs, but the A350/B787 are cry...

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by Tedd
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A350 visits DEN
Replies: 36
Views: 8050

Re: DL A350 visits DEN

Did pax actually go on it, or just a training flight? Looks like the DTW-DEN took a round about way to get there. No pax. Not FAA certified yet. Excuse my ignorance, but other airlines are flying the A350 into the States, so why would there be any restriction on Delta flying passengers if they want...

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by Tedd
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO-LHR: What is VS's plan after the 747's retire?
Replies: 45
Views: 6731

Re: MCO-LHR: What is VS's plan after the 747's retire?

What about a few high density A380`s? Disney isn`t going anywhere, the service is almost a license to print money I`d have thought, as whenever I`ve flown there the planes have always been full. The fares could come down ( they seem very high considering fuel cost ) & that would attract more num...

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by Tedd
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1519054

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Hi, Air Mauritius maiden flight today ... http://nsa39.casimages.com/img/2017/09/22/170922111001180484.jpg It`s funny, after seeing Air Sichuan`s first A350, all other liveries seem a little......dull :) Seriously, it`s good to see this pic of Air Mauritius`s a350 maiden flight, looks good to me.

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by Tedd
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft
Replies: 159
Views: 26427

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

Why all the talk about the demise of the A330Neo when it hasn`t even flown yet?! TK may never order it, that could be true, but there`s lots of airlines that will for sure. Not fair to rubbish an aircraft because a competing one has just won an order, especially as one as esteemed as the A330. Some...

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by Tedd
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft
Replies: 159
Views: 26427

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

Why all the talk about the demise of the A330Neo when it hasn`t even flown yet?! TK may never order it, that could be true, but there`s lots of airlines that will for sure. Not fair to rubbish an aircraft because a competing one has just won an order, especially as one as esteemed as the A330. Some ...

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by Tedd
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft
Replies: 159
Views: 26427

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

Got me wondering......Trent or GEnx? Their engine choice for the A330 is a mix.
Well done TK & Boeing.

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by Tedd
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 192660

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

Half-joking here but one way to cut massive amounts of weight cheaply without losing too many seats would be to revive the A380-700 shrink (221' I believe) and use all the "plus" mods and 11 abreast. It could still seat over 500 in a realistic configuration but with OEW reduced by at leas...

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by Tedd
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 192660

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

In that case scrub the Trent 1000-TEN, unless it can provide more thrust in application on the A380
than the T7000 on the A330Neo, it`s most likely going to fall short. It`s a shame about the Plus, but
it looks likely, for the foreseeable future at least, that nothing else is in the offing.

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by Tedd
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 192660

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

Agreed. I think the A380 is ahead of it's time. The recession and high fuel prices really shook the industry up. It's just too bad that Airbus used the -900 as the base model. Hopefully production can live long enough to see the A380 shine. I'm still hoping Airbus will repropose the Plus at Dubai w...

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by Tedd
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1519054

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

you still see the greenish coatings on AL parts. ( see the A350 nose as an example.) nothing has changed actually. Plastics tend to get that beige or on occasion greyish primer coat and for some select parts are finished up with the customer airlines livery. ( see any A380 for what gets either type...

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by Tedd
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9
Replies: 46
Views: 7866

Re: Thai Airways takes delivery of first 787-9

I will be flying this beast in business in a few months BKK-AKL. Hope they sort out the engine issues. Agree - it would be good to see a more coherent fleet plan from Thai. I may be incorrect, but wouldn`t these "engine issues" most likely stem from installation rather than anything funda...

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by Tedd
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential
Replies: 252
Views: 35708

Re: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential

Exciting! Must admit it's a bit odd to see U.S. based carriers with these pretty new jets.. Too used to seeing them roll around with MD-80s and the like Perhaps it`s your location in the States that limits your opportunity? True you won`t see A380/B747-8i in US livery, but they have everything else...

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by Tedd
Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential
Replies: 252
Views: 35708

Re: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential

In relation to the fuel burn delta between the A350-900 and the 787-9, RR will be increasing the efficiency of the engine on the A350-900 which will decrease the difference between the types. If RR is also on the 787-9, why will they only improve the engines on the Airbus a/c and not on the Boeing ...

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by Tedd
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential
Replies: 252
Views: 35708

Re: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential

Got some chuckle out of some of these posts! How on earth can an A380 be called a French plane & the same goes for a B787 an American plane? These two companies are true global brands sourcing the best components they can find from around the world. If it were just engines & a few bits &...

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by Tedd
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA upgauges AUS to 747 starting Summer 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 16559

Re: BA upgauges AUS to 747 starting Summer 2018

CHI2DFW wrote:
BA has limited whales, and DFW is likely the next whale market.

Still, a daily BA 744 at AUS is impressive!


You cannot rule out an A380 order from BA either.....they want more for sure,
so, "never say never".

Well done Austin, I hope this success continues at a pace!

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by Tedd
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential
Replies: 252
Views: 35708

Re: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential

A dream of yours indeed, but I don't think so :shakehead: Let's look at the stats. AA currently has: A: 15x A330-200 9x A330-300 22x A350-900 (on order) B: 28x 767-300ER 47x 777-200ER 20x 777-300ER 20x 787-8 11x 787-9 (+11x on order) And that includes 58x(?) 787 options yet to be exercised. The cur...

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by Tedd
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234655

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

That's too bad. Thank you

I think AB will be happy, it`s an up-grade all-round over the previous model.

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by Tedd
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234655

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

Stunning with the new engines, but I really prefer the old winglets… Agreed. Weren't the new winglets supposed to be reminiscent of the A350's winglets? I just don't see it. They're too small in my opinion. I'm sure they will look much better in flight. -Rowen As much as any manufacturer would like...

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by Tedd
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1519054

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

LAX772LR wrote:
KarelXWB wrote:
that suggests it got new engines installed.

How come?


Would these new engine`s be the one`s with the revised combuster components? I guess it would make
sense as these aircraft are about to embark on their final series of shakedown trials before EIS.

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by Tedd
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 366050

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Sorry for having an opinion. You're free to have any opinion you want, as long as it's the same as mine! :biggrin: Seriously the BA livery on 788 is fine. It's a little bit doughty / old fashioned, but that's what goes over well in Brexit-land, much as BA found out after they took incoming fire due...

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