Search found 399 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 8
by echster
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 666
Views: 83007

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

Too much information - correct and incorrect - in this analysis to type a post. But it is worth a read. PRIMED & POSITIONED STRATEGIC MOVES BY AMAZON AIR | WINTER 2021 https://las.depaul.edu/centers-and-institutes/chaddick-institute-for-metropolitan-development/research-and-publications/Document...

Jump to post
by echster
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 853
Views: 117024

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

Amazon Prime Air will be operating flights at RIV beginning on or about November 1st. The plan initially calls for 3 flights daily thru 2023 (early schedule below), then increasing to 5 flights daily in 2023 (schedule TBD). The operating agreement extends for 10 years and permits two 5-year extensio...

Jump to post
by echster
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force One Route Home from Singapore
Replies: 24
Views: 4639

Re: Air Force One Route Home from Singapore

White House Press Office stated the stops in Guam and HNL were so POTUS could visit the troops.

Jump to post
by echster
Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Outgoing Pentagon DOT&E Director Casts Gloomy Light on Progress of F-35 Program
Replies: 17
Views: 3519

Re: Outgoing Pentagon DOT&E Director Casts Gloomy Light on Progress of F-35 Program

What can be done to help this weapons system succeed? I have not given much thought to this, but here are my two cents. Halt any and all work on the C-model; dump the remaining development money into the A- and B-models; buy the USN more F-18E/F (or a Gen 4.5 F-18); retire older USN F-18A/B/C/D; go...

Jump to post
by echster
Tue Dec 20, 2016 5:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trump's NASA plans
Replies: 7
Views: 2260

Re: Trump's NASA plans

I grew up on the Space Coast so NASA has a small part of my heart. Trump said little about NASA and space while campaigning and his website had even less; however, here is a post-election article I read - one I consider to be the best written, so far - concerning NASA in a Trump Administration. Trum...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Hunter NOAA43 on FlightAware
Replies: 2
Views: 1212

Re: Hurricane Hunter NOAA43 on FlightAware

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/NASA872
-->

NASA has flown a RQ-4 from EDW to loiter over the hurricane above FL600.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/NASA872

Jump to post
by echster
Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Amazon Starting In-house Airline - Part 1
Replies: 261
Views: 34741

Rumor: Amazon Starting In-house Airline - Part 1

Just anecdotal about how busy a delivery season it has been, but I did witness this at my home yesterday. Amazon delivery via <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym> from UPS delivered by UPS driver in a UHaul rental truck. Wal-Mart delivery via <acronym...

Jump to post
by echster
Tue Dec 08, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Holiday Cargo Charters
Replies: 121
Views: 15387

RE: Holiday Cargo Charters

UPS has been running flights to/from <acronym title="Riverside - March ARB (AFB / Field) (RIV / KRIV), USA - California">RIV</acronym> for Amazon: <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UPS923" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UPS923</a> <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/fl...

Jump to post
by echster
Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Amazon Starting In-house Airline - Part 1
Replies: 261
Views: 34741

Rumor: Amazon Starting In-house Airline - Part 1

Not sure this will add much, but the SoCal angle is generally easy to figure out. Amazon did this last year at <acronym title="Riverside - March ARB (AFB / Field) (RIV / KRIV), USA - California">RIV</acronym> using UPS. Many will know how busy <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), US...

Jump to post
by echster
Sun Dec 21, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Using March Air Force Base
Replies: 11
Views: 15864

RE: UPS Using March Air Force Base

Holiday overflow. Nothing more, nothing less. The last scheduled flight is the morning of 24 December. The reason, largely, is Amazon built a massive warehouse just a few miles ESE of the airfield. <acronym title="Riverside - March ARB (AFB / Field) (RIV / KRIV), USA - California">RIV</acronym> on t...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Jan 03, 2014 6:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Army And Roundel
Replies: 1
Views: 3926

RE: US Army And Roundel

U.S. Army <acronym title="LAM (Mozambique)">TM</acronym> 55-1500-345-23, Painting and Marking of Army Aircraft. Para. 7-1.c. "Center Identification Iettering UNITED STATES ARMY as nearly as possible on each side of fuselage...When identification lettering UNITED STATES ARMY does not fit in allotted ...

Jump to post
by echster
Sat Nov 09, 2013 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dreamlifter At RIV
Replies: 14
Views: 4732

RE: Dreamlifter At RIV

Better hurry. The Dreamlifter flights into <acronym title="Riverside - March ARB (AFB / Field) (RIV / KRIV), USA - California">RIV</acronym> are all but done. The plan was to have no more than 45 total flight for the following: AMRO Fabricating out of El Monte - a metal fabricating company - subleas...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2013 College Football Charters
Replies: 56
Views: 10376

RE: 2013 College Football Charters

Toledo and Louisiana-Monroe flew the same aircraft, but different flights (obviously). Nicholls State at Oregon: <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX8630" target="_blank">http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SCX8630</a> Buffalo at Ohio State: <a href="http://flightaware.com/live/flight/BSK3...

Jump to post
by echster
Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: FY13 Air Mobility Cuts
Replies: 36
Views: 8883

RE: FY13 Air Mobility Cuts

Good link of all the proposed moves. Some moves won't happen until FY16.

Opens to a 16-page pdf.

http://www.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-120306-047.pdf

Jump to post
by echster
Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Wright-Patterson AFB To Convert To C-17As
Replies: 24
Views: 10746

RE: Wright-Patterson AFB To Convert To C-17As

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Galaxy5007" class="quote" target="_blank">Galaxy5007</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table bor...

Jump to post
by echster
Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Army Theater Aviation Units
Replies: 1
Views: 4898

RE: US Army Theater Aviation Units

There are 2 x Theater Aviation Commands. They are the 11th & 66th Theater Aviation Commands.

Jump to post
by echster
Sat Feb 28, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Marines Eye West Coast V-22 Basing Options
Replies: 15
Views: 7057

RE: Marines Eye West Coast V-22 Basing Options

Is there not enough room at March (RIV) for a squadron?

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Jun 06, 2008 12:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Gen Mosely And Sec Air Force Asked To Resign
Replies: 50
Views: 10796

USAF Gen Mosely And Sec Air Force Asked To Resign

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by echster
Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Has Nothing To Lose Protesting KC767 Loss
Replies: 119
Views: 9228

RE: Boeing Has Nothing To Lose Protesting KC767 Loss

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by echster
Thu Feb 28, 2008 3:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Tanker Decision Today?
Replies: 274
Views: 20067

RE: Tanker Decision Today?

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by echster
Wed Feb 27, 2008 3:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Riverside (Municipal) Airshow
Replies: 2
Views: 2216

RE: Riverside (Municipal) Airshow

I'll wait a month and hit the March Air Fest 3-4 May. March is going to have an air demonstration of the F-22. This is sweet because there is only one pilot and one F-22 in the US to perform airshows. March is lucky enough to have secured him during this weekend.

Jump to post
by echster
Sat Dec 22, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Senators Pressure White House For More C-17s
Replies: 22
Views: 4946

RE: Senators Pressure White House For More C-17s

Looks like the House is getting in on the C-17 bandwagon. <i><b>House Members Join Senators Calling For C-17s</b></i> <i>Fifty-five house lawmakers are warning the Pentagon that excluding funding for Boeing C-17s in its fiscal 2009 budget will bring about a "strong negative response" from Congress.<...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force Physical Requirements... Discriminatory?
Replies: 75
Views: 18210

RE: Air Force Physical Requirements... Discriminatory?

I believe Title 10 of the US Code waives the US military from lawsuits with regards to physical standards pre- and post-enlistment. The Feres Doctrine would also cover the military for any post-enlistment issues. So long as the physical standards set in DOD and service pubs are adhered to and a waiv...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:16 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf Tanker Expected Date?
Replies: 106
Views: 7558

RE: Usaf Tanker Expected Date?

The contract was going to be awarded December 2003 but was cancelled as a result of an awarding scandal. The RFP was issued January 2007. The winner was to have been announced this year but was slipped into February 2008. Now it looks like it'll be later after an announcement today. Below is a story...

Jump to post
by echster
Wed Dec 19, 2007 6:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Senators Pressure White House For More C-17s
Replies: 22
Views: 4946

Senators Pressure White House For More C-17s

Looks like the Senate wants C-17s to go in the budget and not the supplemental. The story talks about needing 250 x C-17s because it is an intratheater airlifter, the increase in end strength of the Army and US<acronym title="Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">MC</acronym>, addition of AFRICOM, and and t...

Jump to post
by echster
Thu Dec 13, 2007 2:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Army Modernization Faces Funding Challenges
Replies: 5
Views: 1938

Army Modernization Faces Funding Challenges

Inside the GovExec story was a link to a Congressional Budget Office paper on Army Aviation and the funding issues it perceives. Generally some good info. <b>Army modernization plans face funding challenge</b> <i>The Army's plan to modernize its aging helicopter fleet is at risk because it will have...

Jump to post
by echster
Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Pentagon To Support Usaf Request For 381 F-22s
Replies: 51
Views: 6702

RE: Pentagon To Support Usaf Request For 381 F-22s

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by echster
Mon Nov 26, 2007 5:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf Invites KC-X Tanker Bidders To The Table
Replies: 78
Views: 10042

RE: Usaf Invites KC-X Tanker Bidders To The Table

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Hel...

Jump to post
by echster
Tue Nov 20, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rescue Aircraft- research for a lecture
Replies: 10
Views: 2899

RE: Rescue Aircraft- Research For A Lecture

Without me knowing what is defined as a "rescue" aircraft, I would throw in the numerous aircraft used in Operation Babylift at the end of the Vietnam War.

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Military Opening Airspace For Holidays
Replies: 43
Views: 4990

RE: US Military Opening Airspace For Holidays

<b><i>Bush Puts Lipstick On Blakey's Pig</b></i> <i>Our hero the Decider Guy ambled up to the microphones yesterday and saved the day for stressed out, burned out, tired, underpaid, heading for retirement---travelers with his big Thanksgiving Eve turkey of an air traffic control announcement. The Di...

Jump to post
by echster
Mon Nov 12, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Politicos Want More F-22s
Replies: 36
Views: 3965

RE: Politicos Want More F-22s

I've seen Barry McCaffrey, former NATO commander and Presidential candidate, come out and say in 15 years we'll be falling behind China. He is advocating roughly 350 x F-22s and, without hijacking this thread by going into details, 600 x C-17s. Yes, 600 x C-17s. He is also advocating other command a...

Jump to post
by echster
Mon Nov 12, 2007 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Responds: Pilots Proposal “Unsustainable”
Replies: 226
Views: 10307

RE: American Responds: Pilots Proposal “Unsustainable”

I can't explain the bluster by either side. Both sides have offered reasons why they feel the way they do. However, when you get down to it, there is a very small chance this will result in a strike by the pilots. No President, in his or her right mind, would let <acronym title="American Airlines (U...

Jump to post
by echster
Sun Nov 11, 2007 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Responds: Pilots Proposal “Unsustainable”
Replies: 226
Views: 10307

RE: American Responds: Pilots Proposal “Unsustainable”

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA 1.9 Billion Dollars Controllers Used Cell Phon
Replies: 3
Views: 2078

RE: FAA 1.9 Billion Dollars Controllers Used Cell Phon

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Sep 28, 2007 4:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Cost Overuns May Doom C-5 Upgrade
Replies: 17
Views: 3376

RE: Cost Overuns May Doom C-5 Upgrade

The most obvious solution is to take the C-5 RERP/AMP money and buy new-build C-17s. Look, this boondoggle is going to run $15-20 billion for essentially new engines and glass cockpits. Why not replace the 100 x C-5s with 100 x C-17s at $200 million each for the same $20 billion price tag?

Jump to post
by echster
Tue Sep 25, 2007 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Service Coming To San Bernardino Airport?
Replies: 4
Views: 3630

RE: Is Service Coming To San Bernardino Airport?

Why would an airline want to fly into <acronym title="San Bernardino - International (Norton AFB) (SBD / KSBD), USA - California">SBD</acronym> with <acronym title="Ontario - International (ONT / KONT), USA - California">ONT</acronym> available? It can't be all because of cost. I would think LAWA wo...

Jump to post
by echster
Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Senator Calls For Open Competition In KC-X...
Replies: 13
Views: 4797

RE: Senator Calls For Open Competition In KC-X...

Senator Sessions from Alabama. Of course, that's where Airbus plans to modify the A330s into <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-30s. He doesn't so much as want an open competition as much as he wants Airbus to win and bring the jobs to his state. Seems like typical polit...

Jump to post
by echster
Sun Sep 16, 2007 4:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Military In Dogfight Over Drones
Replies: 9
Views: 5011

RE: US Military In Dogfight Over Drones

<b>Air Force will not be executive agency for drones</b> <i>After an intense turf battle within the Pentagon, Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England on Thursday ruled out the creation of an executive agency for all medium-and high-altitude drones. Instead, the Office of the Secretary of Defense ...

Jump to post
by echster
Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT To Release XJet Branded Ops T-100s Next Week
Replies: 10
Views: 3909

RE: DOT To Release XJet Branded Ops T-100s Next Week

From the September 1st Press-Enterprise: <acronym title="Lan Chile">LA</acronym>/Ontario International Airport had 678,503 passengers in July, up 6.53 percent compared to a year ago, according to airport statistics. ExpressJet Airlines, which launched its regional service at the airport in April, ha...

Jump to post
by echster
Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:26 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing, Lawmakers Reject Splitting Tanker Order
Replies: 96
Views: 8214

RE: Boeing, Lawmakers Reject Splitting Tanker Order

<b>US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> Says It Won't Split <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-X Tanker Order</b> <i>- Sue Payton, head of acquisitions for the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym>, told The Financial Times splitting the deal would prove too c...

Jump to post
by echster
Sun Jul 29, 2007 3:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Helicopters For US Army Delivered
Replies: 12
Views: 12242

RE: New Helicopters For US Army Delivered

Have no doubts. The US government will be purchasing or paying for upgraded UH-60s for a long time. It is an absolute beast that has become the workhorse of the US Army. Just a few reasons, without going into detail, for the Lakota over the Blackhawk: 1. Reorganized Combat Aviation Brigades (CAB) Ar...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Lounges At LAX Tbit
Replies: 4
Views: 3894

RE: Airline Lounges At LAX Tbit

The Star Alliance Lounge at the TBIT opened Tuesday!!! <b>Press Release</b> <a href="http://www.staralliance.com/en/press/press_releases/2007/20070718_StarAlliance_Opens_First_Lounge_In_NorthAmerica.html" target=_blank>http://www.staralliance.com/en/press..._First_Lounge_In_NorthAmerica.html</a> <b>...

Jump to post
by echster
Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Potus Helicopter Makes First Flight
Replies: 34
Views: 9488

RE: New Potus Helicopter Makes First Flight

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by echster
Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Lounges At LAX Tbit
Replies: 4
Views: 3894

RE: Airline Lounges At LAX Tbit

Status as of Friday, 13 July from the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> website: <b>Shared Use Lounge Project</b> - Star Alliance, One World, and LAXSUL (Shared Use Lounge) have begun construction and work is approximately 70% complete. - Skyte...

Jump to post
by echster
Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Question - Salutes, Appropriate For Civilians?
Replies: 41
Views: 60848

RE: Question - Salutes, Appropriate For Civilians?

I'm retired Army so my answers are based on those pertinent regulations found in <acronym title="Aerolineas Argentinas (Argentina)">AR</acronym> 600-25. - Civilian personnel, to include civilian guards, are not required to render the hand salute to military personnel or other civilian personnel. - F...

Jump to post
by echster
Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EVA Air In Business TPE-BKK (Pics)
Replies: 9
Views: 17383

EVA Air In Business TPE-BKK (Pics)

<b>Taipei International (RCTP/<acronym title="Taoyuan (Taipei) - Taiwan International (Chiang Kai Shek) (TPE / RCTP), Taiwan">TPE</acronym>) – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International (VTBS/<acronym title="Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi International (BKK / VTBS), Thailand">BKK</acronym>) EVA Air Flight 67 (BR 67...

Jump to post
by echster
Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: EVA Air In First LAX-TPE (Pics)
Replies: 9
Views: 16404

RE: EVA Air In First LAX-TPE (Pics)

<TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E3951><tr><td><font size=2 face="ARIAL, Helv...

Jump to post
by echster
Wed Jul 11, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Responds To Csar X Critics
Replies: 7
Views: 5533

RE: Boeing Responds To Csar X Critics

The blades need to be removed, IIRC. I can't exactly remember the specific parameters but part of the RFP stated the helicopter had to be mission-ready within 2 hours after arriving at its destination. The H-47 was able to meet this requirement during testing before the award was announced. Below is...

Jump to post
by echster
Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Windows. Are They Any Different?
Replies: 73
Views: 23972

RE: 787 Windows. Are They Any Different?

Click on the "Inside The Plane" tab.

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/boeing/787/787primer.asp

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 8