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by estorilm
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Considering New Build F-15X
Replies: 824
Views: 78461

Re: USAF Considering New Build F-15X

How quickly did they go from contract award to first flight for the T-X? (Is the two current flying frames pre-contract award or post?) Because the T-X really isnt any new technology. These days it isnt the airframe that takes time to work out the bugs, its all the features. The T-X airframe is not...

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by estorilm
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Considering New Build F-15X
Replies: 824
Views: 78461

Re: USAF Considering New Build F-15X

Looks like further changes may have been made to the spending bill to limit what can be spent on the F-15EX until Boeing and the USAF provide the requested documents. While I don’t see this as a major impediment to the USAF getting the F-15X, it may take them longer to acquire and perhaps some addi...

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by estorilm
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sukhoi SU-57
Replies: 133
Views: 23689

Re: Sukhoi SU-57

At the risk of becoming captain obvious , the length of time and cost of the Su57 and F35 highlight just how difficult it is to develop and field 5 th gen AC. I wouldn't say that - Lockheed had a DemVal STOVL supersonic F-35 only a couple years after DOD request for proposals. Boeing was chasing th...

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by estorilm
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sukhoi SU-57
Replies: 133
Views: 23689

Re: Sukhoi SU-57

At the risk of becoming captain obvious , the length of time and cost of the Su57 and F35 highlight just how difficult it is to develop and field 5 th gen AC. I wouldn't say that - Lockheed had a DemVal STOVL supersonic F-35 only a couple years after DOD request for proposals. Boeing was chasing th...

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by estorilm
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sukhoi SU-57
Replies: 133
Views: 23689

Re: Sukhoi SU-57

t's not stealthy, and it's not 5th gen. We're just talking externally - imagine what the avionics/ergonomics/LCDs/HMDs/data links / etc development looks like for that thing. ...oh and it still needs engines. :white: I could be wrong, but this seems a bit like whatever it is, it's inferior than the...

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by estorilm
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sukhoi SU-57
Replies: 133
Views: 23689

Re: Sukhoi SU-57

Is that a picture of one of the recent 57's? I still cant believe the lower mounting fairings for the v-stabs, and never noticed the reinforcement band around the canopy - or how little rearward visibility there is. And those engines. I know I sound like a broken record, but as cool as this plane m...

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by estorilm
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 206469

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

I thought that in a high-speed taxi test, the NLG lifted off the ground. Definitely not the max weight rejected take off version where you have smoking brakes and fire trucks. That will probably be later. bt Agreed - I came back here just to see if someone mentioned that. I can't believe how quickl...

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by estorilm
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SNA and FedEx A300
Replies: 40
Views: 5476

Re: Sna and FedEx a300

Wow, the A300 in that video certainly had plenty of landing margin there. Obviously landing isn't the issue though.

I'm sure it looks quite different on approach though!

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by estorilm
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sukhoi SU-57
Replies: 133
Views: 23689

Re: Sukhoi SU-57

. Russia Is Trying to Sell Turkey Its Own Stealthy New Fighter After U.S. Revoked Access to F-35 https://time.com/5662553/russia-turkey-fighter-jet/ They are considering the J31 too. lets wait how this plays out. https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/5/9/8/5658895.jpg?v=v4d01bfba6c1 They a...

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by estorilm
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777W in cruise - noisy on ground?
Replies: 22
Views: 3082

Re: 777W in cruise - noisy on ground?

Interesting thread - most has been covered but I will say, the strange "howl" they make as the pilots advance the throttles to stabilize before TO power is set is VERY distinctive on the 777 (not sure if it's the W or 2, but very distinctive!) I've worked on the north end of the 3 parallel...

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by estorilm
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's
Replies: 94
Views: 16170

Re: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's

Kinda a bummer for the 330NEO program, but wow - I can't imagine they're going to get any advantageous delivery slots for the extra 321/320s are they?! What's the backlog for the 32XNEO at this point? Did they ever ramp up the rate like they talked about a year ago or so? Time to start printing cash.

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 50751

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

The A319 Neo equipped with the same internal fuel tanks as the A321XLR will make an excellent executive/government VIP jet .... Plus it will still have some cargo hold space for the travellers. I'd imagine PLENTY of space given how few people are likely to fly in them at any given time. Wish we cou...

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by estorilm
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 178
Views: 50751

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

First A319neo (A319-153N) has been delivered to K5 Aviation, registration D-ANEO (MSN 8612) on August 23rd, 2019. https://xfw-spotter.blogspot.com/2019/01/a319-153n-arctic-tern-aviation-d-avwg.html Wow that looks surprisingly slick in the air, especially given it's a "baby bus" and it's w...

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by estorilm
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 news thread
Replies: 1213
Views: 133602

Re: F-35 news thread

An interesting video of the SVRL technique. Check Out This F-35 Helmet Display Video Of A Rolling Landing On The HMS Queen Elizabeth The F-35's Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) is one of the most interesting features on the entire jet. By seamlessly projecting imagery from cameras distributed around th...

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by estorilm
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 230
Views: 25265

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

It's funny now little clear answers there are to this question - really shows you how well-placed they've found themselves in the market, after juggling NEO projects and extensive MTOW increases over the past few decades. A350 freighter, maybe a larger ATR (but that might cut into the A220 a bit, pe...

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by estorilm
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: U.S. Space Force - What could it look like?
Replies: 77
Views: 10836

Re: U.S. Space Force - What could it look like?

Space Command is happening and set for 29th of August. This is the first big step now towards a Space Force. Important question, will all the staff wear zoom bags… Space Command to launch Aug. 29 The Pentagon will stand up a new combatant command before the end of the month, with the official launc...

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by estorilm
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 114
Views: 15999

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

Wow those photos are incredible! I was born here and still live in western Loudoun County - the changes are amazing. My dad was flying once a week and always took me out of school for business trips, so I remember many a long nights where I could barely walk, and we STILL HAD TO GET ON THE MOBILE LO...

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by estorilm
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 204
Views: 31627

Re: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets

Funny thing is he says it would take a "really compelling business case" for them to deviate, but uh... I'd say what's in front of them (both the cluster of the MAX, with the performance metrics of the A220) are the definition of "compelling". The MAX grounding is a short-term e...

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by estorilm
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 204
Views: 31627

Re: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets

That looks amazing. I would love to see the A220-300 painted in their livery :goodvibes: Ask and ye shall receive https://i.imgur.com/G2Jsh7m.png Wow, that's every bit as beautiful as I had imagined! Thanks :) Why is no one talking about them getting the E2s? Why is everyone so certain that they wi...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 187
Views: 28790

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15.08.2019 Moscow emergency landing

I am eagerly waiting for the Prelim report and will shortly write a buddy that flies with U6 and ask him what mode the plane was in at impact. I am not sure it was still in Normal law with a double engine failure. I am leaning towards it being in Alternate Law or Direct Law. I totally agree with th...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 187
Views: 28790

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

So if there is a bird strike on a flight, is it pretty much a given that the a/c is going to just plunge from the sky? There is not even a chance of being able to turn around and make an emergency landing on the runway? I'm surprised that the advanced system on the A320 family couldn't allow this f...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Unexplained Russian Explosion
Replies: 75
Views: 5849

Re: Unexplained Russian Explosion

I don't get the point of the nuclear powered cruise missile. The torpedo makes sense though. Easy, you send the missile flying along spewing out dirty emissions, making the enemy population very sick, perhaps drop multiple warheads at the right places and then when done, crash the thing and make an...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 187
Views: 28790

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

So if there is a bird strike on a flight, is it pretty much a given that the a/c is going to just plunge from the sky? There is not even a chance of being able to turn around and make an emergency landing on the runway? I'm surprised that the advanced system on the A320 family couldn't allow this f...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 187
Views: 28790

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15.08.2019 Moscow emergency landing

At this point the aircraft was pretty much a glider, so I doubt the safe outcome was a result of advanced systems. This was good piloting/luck. True however, check out the vapes coming off the leading edge of the wing just prior to impact - I wouldn't be surprised if the pilot was full-aft on the s...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAX-style winglets on 737NGs?
Replies: 29
Views: 5507

Re: MAX-style winglets on 737NGs?

Honestly I think the scimitars look better than the MAX winglets. I think they're more elegant and I love the little curve at the top I agree, I was just on 4x WN flights this past week and got to see them all for the first time (well, obviously not the MAX) - but was impressed with the split scimi...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 204
Views: 31627

Re: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets

Their livery looks better on the A320 anyway :stirthepot: https://i.imgur.com/sKamIWl.png Wow, it really does! Still - I agree with some that this is yet another airline's way of putting pressure on Boeing and possibly setting things up for some future price negotiations. If anything, they'd go for...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 187
Views: 28790

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15.08.2019 Moscow emergency landing

Well done to the pilots for putting this bird down safely with no casualties on board. I’m sure the A321’s advanced systems also played a major part in this not ending in disaster. At this point the aircraft was pretty much a glider, so I doubt the safe outcome was a result of advanced systems. Thi...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 427
Views: 78591

Re: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

This, combined with Boeing's announcement of the suspension of the long-range 777X variant, certainly seems to imply that QF have made up their minds. Wasn't there also a separate (ie third) press release or story stating that QF's "project sunrise" airframe decision announcement was immin...

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by estorilm
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus plans to open new A321neo assembly line in Toulouse
Replies: 73
Views: 2155

Re: Airbus studying an A321neo line in Toulouse

smallmj wrote:
Are engines still a bottleneck with A320 NEO production?

That's a good question - and I'm assuming as long as the MAX FAL remains open, engine orders to Boeing are still constant (ie no extra capacity for AB aircraft?)

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by estorilm
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Updated: DoD awards Lockheed Martin Slovak F-16V fighter contract
Replies: 21
Views: 3281

Re: Slovakia to purchase Block 70 F-16s

This is the aircraft the USAF should still be purchasing In the hundreds instead of the F35 A proven, rugged and flexible design that’s been steadily updated and is still a fearsome weapon, in fact more than ever How does the F-16 solve any problems for the Marines? What about Navy? What about othe...

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by estorilm
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3630
Views: 471573

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

In reality, everything can be done, it depends on capabilities of the engineering team. 747 went from drawing board to the sky in 1968, a time span just 3 years. Today, with all these software modelling tools, super fast PCs, the Boeing engineers come back and say nothing can be fixed. Incomparable...

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by estorilm
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus plans to open new A321neo assembly line in Toulouse
Replies: 73
Views: 2155

Re: Airbus studying an A321neo line in Toulouse

This is exactly what I was thinking they needed - the writing has been on the wall since the NEO orders really started to pour in 1yr+ ago. With the success of the LR and XLR, and "recent events" - the more 3XXneo's they can build, the more they'll simply be printing cash. Bumping up the p...

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by estorilm
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why couldn’t the space shuttle fly to the moon ?
Replies: 30
Views: 3432

Re: Why couldn’t the space shuttle fly to the moon ?

Maybe physics majors could answer this, but what if you just slowed down the return speed BIG TIME and allowed them two or so weeks on return? Is there any way to re-enter an orbit around the earth? Not enough hydrogen & O2 aboard to keep fuel cells running that long. Some shuttles had the capa...

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by estorilm
Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Cancellations, China Southern and others
Replies: 49
Views: 8612

Re: 737MAX Cancellations, China Southern and others

What’s the fastest timeframe Airbus could build up a new A320 line/ plant from scratch and start spitting up frames? Two years? Three? At this point it must be starting to seem an attractive proposition. Well, there was a lot of talk recently about ramping up production across all facilities I thou...

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by estorilm
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Chengdu J-20 potential DPRK export?
Replies: 37
Views: 4222

Re: Chengdu J-20 potential DPRK export?

Not a single Chinese fighter has ever been fielded that didn't have canards too. J-6, J-7, J-8, J-11, J-16, JF-17. If we expand to ground attack types and high performance armed trainers, the Q-5, JH-7, JL-9 and JL-10. Your arguments remain far from convincing. I was joking :roll: Likewise, you fai...

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by estorilm
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Chengdu J-20 potential DPRK export?
Replies: 37
Views: 4222

Re: Chengdu J-20 potential DPRK export?

1. The J-20 has barely entered service. 2. What type are you referring to that has only a token A2G capability? Even the J-8 has been used in the SEAD role armed with ARMs. There is an electronic warfare variant. It can also carry an assortment of precision guided bombs, same goes for the J-7. J-10...

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by estorilm
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 318
Views: 70641

Re: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues

Just like the completely flawless introduction of the 787 with no delays or groundings? Lets throw this out there, could Boeing have screwed up badly enough that some time in late 2020 they are only delivering a single commercial aircraft type? Won't they still be delivering 767's? Sure - just don'...

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by estorilm
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog
Replies: 88
Views: 10927

Re: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog

And this my friends, is another failure of the US emotional support animal system, when will we learn? Does anyone know when this whole fad even became a thing? Yes - when kids born in the 90's (you know, the ones pointing and screaming at the mall going "MOMMY I WANT I WANT I WANT!!" ) g...

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by estorilm
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Chengdu J-20 potential DPRK export?
Replies: 37
Views: 4222

Re: Chengdu J-20 potential DPRK export?

To date, not a single chinese fighter has been fielded that has not been capable of some sort of ground attack. Very bold to state the J-20 will break that pattern. Normally when we talk about multirole we refer to proper guided ground strike capabilities, not a token capability such as with guns o...

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by estorilm
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why couldn’t the space shuttle fly to the moon ?
Replies: 30
Views: 3432

Re: Why couldn’t the space shuttle fly to the moon ?

It’s about payload—Apollo 15’s Saturn V lifted 312,000 pounds of load into LEO. The heaviest Shuttle load was about 30,000 pounds. GF Exactly - and Saturn needed every pound of that to complete the mission, shedding whatever it could at various mission points along the way. Your net capsule at the ...

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by estorilm
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 206469

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Thrust is nice but endurance is key. As mentioned in the other thread by lightsaber if it means new parts some „old“ ones were not keeping up with the load. Well I figured as much, but if it successfully passed the triple-redline test (at thrust levels insanely higher than the production engine wil...

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by estorilm
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Reveals Hybrid-Electric 'Bird Of Prey' Airliner Concept
Replies: 98
Views: 12053

Re: Airbus Reveals Hybrid-Electric 'Bird Of Prey' Airliner Concept

I expect Boeings NSA to be hybrid electric. If this design had conventional winglets and a normal tail it would be quite realistic. Big electric motors in the wings. 1 hour or 400nm range of battery capacity. A single gas turbine generator in the tail can act as a range extender. The range extender...

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by estorilm
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 206469

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Unbelievable - this engine seemed pretty rock solid, and their thrust estimates (in the triple redline tests) were FAR ahead of any other turbofan engine on the entire planet, including the 90-115. What the hell happened?! Thrust is nice but endurance is key. As mentioned in the other thread by lig...

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by estorilm
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3630
Views: 471573

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

I think Boeing needs to start thinking (behind closed doors) about a plan B. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1415977&p=21536649#p21536455 I hope someone is putting options on the table for the Boeing CEO.. even if they are pretty drastic.. # Accelerate a 737 replacement....

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by estorilm
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 883
Views: 206469

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Unbelievable - this engine seemed pretty rock solid, and their thrust estimates (in the triple redline tests) were FAR ahead of any other turbofan engine on the entire planet, including the 90-115.

What the hell happened?!

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by estorilm
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Considering New Build F-15X
Replies: 824
Views: 78461

Re: USAF Considering New Build F-15X

Well I just find it interesting with SHanahan (with an S) gone now all of a sudden we have two seaters floated. As for this being a Boeing handout...after the trainer win? After MX win, and barely having to demonstrate a prototype? After a huge tanker win? If I haven’t made it obvious before I don’...

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by estorilm
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread
Replies: 77
Views: 25439

Re: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread

I wasn't convinced it was 100% real - even with the perfect dust flow from the wake vortex, but the way the vapes form off the chines of the F-18 the second he loads it up and pulls kinda push me over the edge into convincing territory. Former Blue Angel in the seat, 30ft AGL, multiple passes over ...

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by estorilm
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread
Replies: 77
Views: 25439

Re: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread

I wasn't convinced it was 100% real - even with the perfect dust flow from the wake vortex, but the way the vapes form off the chines of the F-18 the second he loads it up and pulls kinda push me over the edge into convincing territory. Oh, I am pretty sure it is real. No need to fake as they have ...

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by estorilm
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread
Replies: 77
Views: 25439

Re: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread

The desert sequence looks good. Reminds me of this: https://youtu.be/SEzrWnMQ040 They do show the airspeed indicating 600 knots. That might be a little too fast for a high G pull up, you'd have to ask those Navy pilots you know. Actually I watched a video from the Fighter Pilot Podcast this morning...

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by estorilm
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread
Replies: 77
Views: 25439

Re: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread

Cant wait for this. Items to note - 1 - Maverick's own P-51 makes an appearance. 2 - there is a Tomcat after all, right in the end of the trailer. 3 - its mostly filmed and not CGI according to reports I've read so the flying sequences should be incredible 4 - Mav has a high altitude flight suit an...

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