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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:23 am

Some work is being performed on B-LRV before it enters revenue service.

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https://twitter.com/TMavica/status/932450448308543488
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:41 am

KarelXWB wrote:
Some work is being performed on B-LRV before it enters revenue service.

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https://twitter.com/TMavica/status/932450448308543488

Looks like the radome is missing. Any reasons why? Bad paint job?
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:53 am

Probably taken off to service another aircraft would be my guess.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:16 am

Second LATAM A359 on lease to QR is taken out of service (A7-AMD). Will be returned to LATAM post de-commissioning as PR-XTD. Last flight 11/22 DOH-MUC-DOH.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:04 pm

PR-XTE (ex-A7-AMC) is heading home to @GIG today.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:56 pm

Apparently it went to CNF.

Airbus A350 -941 48 PR-XTE Latam Brasil ferried 24nov17 DOH-CNF after lease to Qatar Airways ex A7-AMC


Quite often LATAM deliveries go to CNF to get some cabin work performed.
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:44 pm

So MSN157 is delivered today to Air Mauritius. It flies TLS to CDG and enters service with a revenue flight home from there.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:30 pm

StTim wrote:
So MSN157 is delivered today to Air Mauritius. It flies TLS to CDG and enters service with a revenue flight home from there.


Talk about maximising utilisation. :eek:
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:19 pm

Qatar Airways A7-ALT enters commercial service.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a7-alt
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:06 pm

G'day

Some good info on general A350 operations by airlines

http://www.anna.aero/2017/11/29/a350-fo ... ong-range/

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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:34 pm

I know there's lots of debate on whether AA ever takes delivery of their 359's, but I'm really hoping they do.

Perhaps they order the ULR option to open up new routes like MIA-JNB , MIA-NRT ....etc....
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:59 pm

StTim wrote:
So MSN157 is delivered today to Air Mauritius. It flies TLS to CDG and enters service with a revenue flight home from there.


I’m surprised a NEW aircraft is being utilised on a delivery flight?!? Usually takes at least a 4-5 days lead time to perform pre checks, modifications, etc then revenue & that doesn’t account cabin crew training.

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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:55 pm

Heavierthanair wrote:
G'day

Some good info on general A350 operations by airlines

http://www.anna.aero/2017/11/29/a350-fo ... ong-range/

Cheers

Peter


Very interesting feature, thanks. There`s no doubting the quality of the A350. It had a terrific EIS & has
continued in similar vein since. I think RR & their Trent XWB should come in for praise too. Not only is
it the most efficient turbine to date, but the statistic of this engine achieving in the region of a million
hours without an in-flight shutdown is quite incredible, & something to be very proud of.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:24 am

This week Finnair starts seasonal scheduled A350 services from HEL to the Caribbean, 2x weekly to Havanna HAV (30 Nov) and once weekly to Puerto Plata POP (01 Dec). Both are their former charter destinations.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:12 pm

SQ51 MAN-SIN was cancelled today after a hydraulics problem during turn around at MAN. 9V-SMQ operating. Pax bussed to LHR to fly out tomorrow.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:23 pm

PR-XTD is getting returned to LATAM after lease to QR:

Airbus A350 -941 45 PR-XTD Latam Brasil ferried 07dec17 DOH-CNF after lease to Qatar Airways ex A7-AMD
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:02 pm

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SQ51 MAN-SIN was cancelled today after a hydraulics problem during turn around at MAN. 9V-SMQ operating. Pax bussed to LHR to fly out tomorrow.

It was on the ground at MAN for 72 hours. I wonder whether Airbus flew their techs to repair it from TLS, or whether SQ had to fly in theirs?
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:51 pm

How many planes go tech because of hydraulic issues?
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:00 am

There is a known problem with a hydraulic pump not being as reliable as it should be. Many have had to be replaced in the field.
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:25 pm

From what I recall she was AOG much less than 72 hours and positioned back to SIN following day. Its unfortunate that hydraulic systems still required but technology has its limits! Reflecting back not many decades aircraft all driven by wires, pulleys and other mechanical devices! Thanks heavens for modern day electronics and their phenomenal reliability, weight and spacing saving capability.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:49 am

From Various tweets:

D-AIXF operating MUC-DEL returned to MUC with a battery issue
PR-XTB AOG at JFK for 2days now
PR-XTE back in service for Latam after QR lease
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:41 am

KarelXWB wrote:
Apparently it went to CNF.

Airbus A350 -941 48 PR-XTE Latam Brasil ferried 24nov17 DOH-CNF after lease to Qatar Airways ex A7-AMC


Quite often LATAM deliveries go to CNF to get some cabin work performed.


All JJ frames come to CNF first. (As well as O6, AD and G3).
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:58 pm

It seems DL276 (NRT-DTW) has diverted to SEA, or at least that's what FR24 says.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:58 pm

Most likely a passenger with a health issue - that seems to be case for most diversions.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:01 pm

Eyad89 wrote:
It seems DL276 (NRT-DTW) has diverted to SEA, or at least that's what FR24 says.


Now showing on FlightAware also:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N503DN
 
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Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:17 am

does anybody know which is the launch destination for A35k qatar airways.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:39 pm

zeke wrote:
There is a known problem with a hydraulic pump not being as reliable as it should be. Many have had to be replaced in the field.


Yellow hydraulic system is a big mess on the A350. So many AOGs because they did something new there... That's why I always have to laugh when Airbus releases their dispatch reliability numbers.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:00 pm

Blotto wrote:
zeke wrote:
There is a known problem with a hydraulic pump not being as reliable as it should be. Many have had to be replaced in the field.


Yellow hydraulic system is a big mess on the A350. So many AOGs because they did something new there... That's why I always have to laugh when Airbus releases their dispatch reliability numbers.


I love a good laugh too! Maybe you share some facts to back this up?
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:22 pm

overcast wrote:
Blotto wrote:
Yellow hydraulic system is a big mess on the A350. So many AOGs because they did something new there... That's why I always have to laugh when Airbus releases their dispatch reliability numbers.


I love a good laugh too! Maybe you share some facts to back this up?


Haters don't need facts...
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:28 pm

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I love a good laugh too! Maybe you share some facts to back this up?


He is too busy laughing. Wait for him realizing he misunderstood something?
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:06 pm

Jayafe wrote:
overcast wrote:
Blotto wrote:
Yellow hydraulic system is a big mess on the A350. So many AOGs because they did something new there... That's why I always have to laugh when Airbus releases their dispatch reliability numbers.


I love a good laugh too! Maybe you share some facts to back this up?


Haters don't need facts...

And as aviationfan (or aiplane lover), I would like to learn.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:25 pm

Agree. Facts rather than emotional response. I would have thought if this was correct and given it seems to be in the authors mind widespread and inherent shortcoming, EASA would have issued an advisory or even an AD. The issues could be more isolated than it being a “big mess” ......await evidence!
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 17, 2017 9:44 pm

BOAC1966 wrote:
I would have thought if this was correct and given it seems to be in the authors mind widespread and inherent shortcoming, EASA would have issued an advisory or even an AD.


EASA has issued an AD for overheating hydraulic pumps (https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ve-440535/) though not sure if this is related to the Yellow system issues noted up-thread.
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:28 pm

Stitch wrote:
not sure if this is related to the Yellow system issues noted up-thread.


Even though English isn't my first or even second language surely it is claimed instead of noted?
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:24 pm

Delta's 4th A350 has entered service today:

N504DN DL275 DTW 0136 pm - NRT

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n504dn
 
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Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:52 am

QR A7-ALR has entered revenue service.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a7-alr
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Re: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017

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