https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ff9uZFB ... zg&index=7
Textron released a more detailed video of the aircraft's development. We finally get a glimpse of the cockpit. Looks similar to that of the Denali.
I think MU is smart to put it in a different brand so if there is an accident, their safety image is not affected. I wouldn’t describe that as smart. If they are that concerned about the risk of an accident to create a separate brand - they really shouldn’t be flying the aircraft at all. In saying ...Jump to post
https://www.forbes.com/sites/debbikickham/2020/06/21/will-you-play-the-new-pan-am-board-game/?fbclid=IwAR1ZwKncQRIbjec1Cp2_LWq_NSSFdFuDy558-MDfJ75tiUL5g1HbTSNo5as#2029f3f72724 https://www.target.com/p/funko-pan-am-board-game/-/A-79396299 Looks pretty neat. https://specials-images.forbesimg.com/image...Jump to post
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/HTjvwolUUN4/maxresdefault.jpg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DS3wXMESGkA&t=119s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTjvwolUUN4 https://www.flyer.co.uk/china-flies-first-electric-four-seater-rx4e/ Not to get off topic but the Chinese have their own 4 seat electric trainer in...Jump to post
See, the same agency runs both airports and they dont want JFK to “take a hit.” Hence the reasoning Yep, I get it, just very unfortunate. Like when BAA basically controlled all the airports in London... I’d really like to see LGA unrestrained. Filling it full of RJs because of slots is a waste of t...Jump to post
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... s-NYC.html
Damn New York's trendy Soho district took a beating last night.
https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2020/05/ ... rge-floyd/
Looks like a local police precinct has been attacked
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... tcher.html
The woman in question has been fired from her six figure job.
Between the delays, scope issues and now the entire landscape being turned on its head by a pandemic its only makes sense that the MRJ/Spacejet is almost certainly doomed now. Do have to wonder what options MHI has to re-coup and salvage from it. Would not be at all shocked for some of the work don...Jump to post
Nean1 wrote:Fokker, Avro, Dornier, Sukhoi, Bombardier and now Mitsubishi. A long list of ex-competitors.
https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2017/november/29/cessna-skycourier-twin-turboprop-introduced Despite being much larger this aircraft has a list price of 5.5 million while the Viking Twin Otter has a price of 6.5 million. I wonder if this will hurt the Twin Otter in the long run. Grante...Jump to post
https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2017/november/29/cessna-skycourier-twin-turboprop-introduced Despite being much larger this aircraft has a list price of 5.5 million while the Viking Twin Otter has a price of 6.5 million. I wonder if this will hurt the Twin Otter in the long run. Granted...Jump to post
Same story, now in English: https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Aerospace-Defense/Mitsubishi-Heavy-to-halt-SpaceJet-mass-production-and-halve-staff . The article says “300 outstanding orders” ... Really ? From whom ? This might help. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_SpaceJet#Orders Granted, I'...Jump to post
More sad news incoming https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/1263956551636627456 After its decision to cut its budget by half, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation will "close its overseas locations and consolidate activities at its headquarters in Nagoya, Japan,” according to a spokesman. So that...Jump to post
https://twitter.com/maria_rendon97/stat ... 7506881536
These scenes are likely playing out all over the country...
Kind of amazing that Cessna has not released a single image of what the cockpit of this aircraft looks like. Have never seen that in any other program.Jump to post
Ukraine is also cooperating with Turkey on aerospace projects for military use, such as a large armed UAV, but that is beyond the scope of this discussion. But there is still a future for Ukrainian aerospace. https://jamestown.org/program/the-akinc ... operation/ https://www.defenseworld.net/news/26...Jump to post
https://www.amazon.com/Wings-Above-Planet-History-Airlines/dp/0954889630/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=antonov+airlines&qid=1589298559&sr=8-2 I bought this book on Antonov last year and it has a wealth of information on the history of Ukrainian aviation since the fall of the USSR. Essenti...Jump to post
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/32893/video-emerges-of-venezuelan-navy-ship-firing-on-and-colliding-with-cruise-ship-before-sinking a video has been just released https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/32853/this-venezuelan-patrol-ship-sunk-itself-after-ramming-a-cruise-liner-with-an-reinforced...Jump to post
This is a good starting place. Keep in mind that with the pandemic there might delays in your items being shipped.
I know that the EU is opposed to state aid to private companies, but if this crisis continues i think airlines would be in their right to demand some kind of financial relief. Does anyone think a massive rescue package might be approved for business sectors hardest hit by this ?Jump to post
Take a gander at the custom sounds it's going to have. They even have crickets
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8051083/Pope-cancels-visit-Rome-priests-slight-illness.htm I hope the Pope doesn't get it. In other news, Japanese schools are ordered closed for a month. Wow. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8050869/Japanese-prime-minister-orders-closure-schools-cou...Jump to post
https://thaimilitaryandasianregion.word ... air-force/
this blog has more info on the fleet of Thai F-5's.
To hell with this. I won't be flying on anything that does not have windows (not screens). Exactly! And we thought 10 across was bad...LOL You do realize that on most flights, even those taking place during daylight hours, flight attendants will insist that the window shades stay closed for almost ...Jump to post
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... et-US.html
At least it's helping set record for the fastest Atlantic crossing...
I didn't believe in the concept when I saw at PAS, something didn't quite add up. I've had the same feelings about this and many of the other electric airplane startups. They behave more like ambitious tech-startups operating under the assumption that rules and regulations will be changed to accomm...Jump to post
https://www.flightglobal.com/air-transport/eviation-alice-prototype-damaged-by-electric-fire-in-arizona/136327.article https://www.planeandpilotmag.com/article/electric-plane-catches-fire-last-night/ https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/232418 Shame. I was looking forward too seeing this aircraft in...Jump to post
The flight crew probably did not know the identity of who they were carrying. I just can't believe they were in on it. It would be too easy for the authorities to figure out which aircraft he used to flee the country, so there's no way you could get away with it.Jump to post
I've been following the saga of this aircraft for several years now. The Russians themselves have expressed concerns about the commercial viability of this aircraft. This is an attempt by the government to provide airlines with a domestic aircraft as well as creating much needed work in the aerospac...Jump to post
As the only new, clean-sheet 19-seat turboprop in development, this has the makings of an economical all-around workhorse in addition to its main cargo role. Could be in demand for a lot of places. Clear, full-screen video a bonus. :bigthumbsup: The Chinese do have a Y-12F aircraft also being devel...Jump to post
https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/nissan-ghosn-lebanon-1.5411317 "During his release on bail, Ghosn had been going daily to the office of his main lawyer, Junichiro Hironaka, to work on his case, except on weekends and holidays. Hironaka told reporters Tuesday afternoon he was stunned Ghosn had ...Jump to post
https://www.thedrive.com/news/31669/former-nissan-renault-ceo-carlos-ghosn-flees-japan-for-lebanon-report If his movements were being monitored every time he left his residence, then how did he make it to the airport unnoticed ? How did he go through security/ customs formalities ? Who helped him ? ...Jump to post
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... oting.html
So several Saudi students have also gone AWOL and are being pursued by the FBI. I'm surprised this is not getting more attention.
https://www.defensenews.com/digital-show-dailies/dubai-air-show/2019/11/20/calidus-inks-its-first-b-250-light-attack-plane-order/ https://www.armytimes.com/resizer/6OopyiLXYY5TSrKfgPbs-J-pRng=/1200x0/filters:quality(100)/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-mco.s3.amazonaws.com/public/4HLDVPMFCFCOTLQXINBSJUNB7Q...Jump to post
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-24/eviation-lands-more-customers-as-electric-plane-orders-top-150 https://thepointsguy.com/news/eviation-alice-electric-plane-tour/ https://www.afr.com/world/europe/orders-for-a-new-all-electric-plane-now-top-150-20191025-p53467 There are two interesti...Jump to post
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUxy2lhGoqo https://www.chinadailyhk.com/articles/67/181/194/1572335274342.html Pretty interesting design. It definitely has potential as a trainer. https://www.chinadailyhk.com/attachments/image/235/68/209/499740_199975/499740_199975_800_auto_jpg.jpgJump to post
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boei ... SKBN1WY0RG
Is it normal to hold a meeting like this on a Sunday ?
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/2 ... ion-mounts
I don't think these forces will be deployed though. In less than 3 weeks college classes resume and most of these protesters will dissapear from the streets.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/13/world/asia/south-korea-slave-forced-labor-japan-world-war-two.html?module=inline https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/08/japan-south-korea-tensions-appear-set-to-drag-down-trade.html https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/13/whytf-are-japan-and-south-korea-in-a-trade-war/ "At...Jump to post
From what I've read, the red line that Turkey can't cross is switching on the radar and begin integrating them into the defense network. That isn't expected to happen until October. So there is still time for a diplomatic solution. It will be interesting if Trump defies our allies, the Defense Dept,...Jump to post
Well at least the early years will always be dirty, as certain measures were needed to break into the market. Some stories from those times could link to people that were around much more longer. Right, but if it was that direct a statement, you would think we'd find it in Leeham's review of the bo...Jump to post
I feel sorry for the author. I had my eye on it and was planning on getting the kindle version as soon as it came out. My guess is that they will delete any potentially incriminating info then publish it. But if anyone wants a good definitive history of Airbus, this book is highly recommended. I fou...Jump to post
https://kotaku.com/enormous-flight-simulator-installed-in-tokyo-hotel-1836238095 https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--N-2SU3yq--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/ffsh7qvcscnur13mmcux.jpg https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--Ib7wKCt7--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progres...Jump to post
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/28832/turkey-reportedly-hoarding-spare-f-16-parts-as-it-faces-sanctions-over-s-400-purchases So Turkey has contingency plans in place in case relations with the US worsen. I still believe that a compromise will be found. Turkey is too critical of an ally to alie...Jump to post