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by ODwyerPW
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Share Price up Almost $10 Today
Replies: 17
Views: 2576

Re: Boeing Share Price up Almost $10 Today

Preumaby people are taking the announced addition of temporary workers as an indication that MAXs will soon fly. There have to be over 200 new MAXs out there just waiting to be delivered. I expect a $30-$50 jump in share price the day the FAA says that MAX grounding has been lifted. Yes, but that i...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 133
Views: 15074

Re: Next clean sheet Airbus: A32x successor

K-Man, I agree with most of this … but perhaps A220-300/500 could replace A319/A320? That lets you push the A320.5 to the new wing and other improvements that you have for A321/A322. Simplify it to a 3 model family. Yeah, I'm modifying my own comments here.... existing A320 NEO has 4000 orders.... ...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 133
Views: 15074

Re: Next clean sheet Airbus: A32x successor

I think Airbus is in the lead in the NB segment. Sales, backlogs, forecasts andupgrade potential of current types seem to confirm that. Even if you ignore the current MAX drama. It seems there is no need to develop a new NB soon: - A220 can take care of the smaller less efficient A318, A319, 737-7 ...

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by ODwyerPW
Tue Aug 20, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 133
Views: 15074

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

i heard from a pilot friend that airbus was going to enter the business aviation sector... all kidding aside.... for Airbus, the future for the next decade or more is stretches of existing models: a mild A220 stretch (A220-500).. This will allow the A220 series to cover everything from A318-A320. Ma...

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by ODwyerPW
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 205
Views: 31056

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

I might be in the minority, but once Airbus gets a handle on costs and ramps production on the A220 series, I see them launching a 150pax, 32" pitch, 3 flight attendant, A220-500 specifically for the likes of WN. Would such a plane fit in all 73G gates? Why would they do that? The existing A22...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 386
Views: 65020

Re: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

Revelation wrote:
I would add 797 to the list for medium haul and domestic.


except that it doesn't yet exist.

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 205
Views: 31056

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

I might be in the minority, but once Airbus gets a handle on costs and ramps production on the A220 series, I see them launching a 150pax, 32" pitch, 3 flight attendant, A220-500 specifically for the likes of WN. Would such a plane fit in all 73G gates?

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 386
Views: 65020

Re: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

The A350-1000 currently has ~ 180 orders, 16 of those are the Iranian Order which is either officially or unofficially cancelled. ~ 40 of those are with Qatar. While the A350-1000 is an awesome plane, who's time may not have yet arrived (e.g. 77W replacement cycles), it's not running away with the m...

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late
Replies: 137
Views: 16830

Re: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late

SCQ83 wrote:
Considering the increasing abuse of force by FAs in power trips (David Dao), it should mandatory for FAs to carry a BWC (body-wear camera) like many police jurisdictions have now in the US.


exaggerate much? now you are just fear mongering.

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 205
Views: 31056

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

N776AU wrote:
TranscendZac wrote:
That looks amazing. I would love to see the A220-300 painted in their livery :goodvibes:

Ask and ye shall receive
Image


nice looking plane.
hmmm, can we get that in a rumored A220-500? :D

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 205
Views: 31056

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

When they actually need more aircraft in that size, there will likely be a competitor to the A220 launched by Boeing Brasil Commercial. I'd put my money on Southwest being the launch customer for that aircraft. Boeing didn't form the JV with Embraer to market the E2. I agree with this... and one th...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Acquire CRJ Program from Bombardier
Replies: 331
Views: 37557

Re: Confirmed: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Acquire CRJ Program from Bombardier

It's a bummer. Was always hoping for a CRJ-200 redeaux. I know, foolish, unrealistic desire to see another 50pax regional jet.

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 438
Views: 69667

Re: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread

Blueknows wrote:
My prediction is Neeleman along with Branson take over Jetblue.


Well now, that would take some moxy!

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetsuitex new 8 August
Replies: 36
Views: 4261

Re: Jetsuitex new 8 August

Name Change
New Website
Livery Change
New Ad Campaign

Decent array of announcements.

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94259

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

AA is going to spill the beans on the Qantas Sunrise decision when they announce new routes as part of their JV. ;p

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by ODwyerPW
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants
Replies: 64
Views: 5868

Re: 2019 Small Community Air Svc Development (SCASD) Program Grants

No offense to my East Coast brethren, but I think it's kind of ridiculous that any airport East of the Mississippi (besides maybe Maine, or the Michigan UP) would get EAS or SCASD money. Compared to the West, the Eastern US is relatively flat and there's cities everywhere. The idea that there's peo...

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by ODwyerPW
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 438
Views: 69667

Re: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread

Interesting in the SCASD thread New Haven CT seeks a grant for Moxy. Seeking $750,000 for revenue guarantee and marketing program to support new air service to Chicago and or Washington DC area by start-up Moxy. Doesn Neeleman not have a home up that way? Ah, the New England way. Well in NY they ha...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Milestone: Airbus launches A220 production at Alabama facility
Replies: 19
Views: 3980

Re: Milestone: Airbus launches A220 production at Alabama facility

Quite an accomplishment to get that FAL built so quickly. Wow. Congradulations, many more Airbi to come.

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by ODwyerPW
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetsuitex new 8 August
Replies: 36
Views: 4261

Re: Jetsuitex new 8 August

I wonder if the Bigstripe (Deluxe dba JetSuiteX) will apply for / be asssigned a new IATA ? Or will they keep XE (imagine they'll keep it)? Their ICAO is already JSX.

The other company, Redstripe (Superior dba JetSuite) has an ICAO code of RSP, and never applied for an IATA.

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by ODwyerPW
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetsuitex new 8 August
Replies: 36
Views: 4261

Re: Jetsuitex new 8 August

hmmm, little bit of a let down. I actually prefer the older tail... and the full spelling of JetSuiteX below the cockpit windows. Hardly seemed necessary to change their logo. Well, at least the racing stripe stayed! Maybe they just wanted more differentiation between JetSuite (charter) and JetSuite...

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SFO bans sale of plastic water bottles
Replies: 95
Views: 7905

Re: SFO bans sale of plastic water bottles

Why don’t they attack the problem instead of the symptom? SFO has the most comprehensive single stream recycling system in the world. You do realize hardly anything is actually getting recycled right? The days of the US selling it's garbage to other countries to recycle are coming to an end. Recycl...

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SFO bans sale of plastic water bottles
Replies: 95
Views: 7905

Re: SFO bans sale of plastic water bottles

Thibault973 wrote:
Only in America do companies get away with selling tap water paid for by taxpayers.


Mexico does too.... So you can hate on them as well if you like.

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM looking at A220 and E2-195 to replace its regional fleet.
Replies: 28
Views: 4488

Re: AM looking at A220 and E2-195 to replace its regional fleet.

Interesting with AeroMexico having an all Boeing Fleet and AeroMexico Connect having an all Embraer Fleet. Really it's Boeing/Embraer's to lose. I don't think this will be political at all.... Embraer Commercial is Boeing (US) owned but the E190E2/E195E2 would be produced in Brazil. The A220 program...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman Smashes Laptop on Boyfriend’s Head After He Allegedly Looks at Another Woman on American Airlines Flight
Replies: 62
Views: 18147

Re: Woman Smashes Laptop on Boyfriend’s Head After He Allegedly Looks at Another Woman on American Airlines Flight

peterinlisbon wrote:
I thought that she was being perfectly reasonable. After all, he did look at another woman.


Absolutely the best line in this thread!

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 354
Views: 68759

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

And the risk is the same, spend $billions developing NSA with current gen engines, materials and manufacturing technology, only to watch competitors use next gen tech a few years later. This is always a risks. Which is why you always plan on continuous improvement of your product. Even new generati...

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes
Replies: 44
Views: 9871

Re: Aeromexico reports loss; cancels PVG, suspends 5 other international routes

Aeroméxico has announced the cancellation of six international routes, after reporting a 2.6% decrease in revenues and a loss of $ 1,106 million pesos. http://enelaire.mx/aeromexico-cancela-ruta-a-shanghai-y-otros-cinco-destinos/ I'm no mathematician but what is that, maybe $29 dollars? exaggerate ...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN stops pilot hiring and upgrades due to MAX
Replies: 36
Views: 5685

Re: WN stops pilot hiring and upgrades due to MAX

Couldn't it just be something as simple as WN suspects EASA and FAA will mandate additional training / classes? They want to hold off on sim and differences classes until the new requirements are defined. They don't want to hire new pilots, put them through the paces... only to have to put them thro...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 58
Views: 14001

Re: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223

A lot of things can happen between now and 2024. From a "simple" B6 bankruptcy to nuclear WW-3. You forgot a zombie invasion.... And polar ice caps melting. They got 50 options left. I'm sure they got killer deal on those. If I was to guess, they are just waiting for A220-500 to be ready ...

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by ODwyerPW
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Acquire CRJ Program from Bombardier
Replies: 331
Views: 37557

Re: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal

What is the A.net fixation with the 757 and the 50-seat RJ? To listen here, those two planes are the end-all and be-all of airliners regarding the regionals, I think it's because some of us fly them so much. I seem to always be on a 737 or a CRJ200/Emb145. I do so much flying to secondary / tertiar...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 50 Seat Aircraft Market - Does it Exist?
Replies: 7
Views: 1616

Re: 50 Seat Aircraft Market - Does it Exist?

See these two posts by Keesje: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1424063&start=50#p21410659 https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1422729&hilit=Bombardier+CRJ%2C#p21361525 The CRJ700 & 900 received NG upgrades around 2012. They are cramped & lu...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9365

Re: What does WN do about NK?

Compete on price. I'm paying ALLOT to fly out of TUS now.

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 92
Views: 18698

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

SyracuseAvGeek wrote:
Are they going to fly into PHX or Mesa ?


They don't say whether it's Sky Harbor or Phx-Mesa-Gateway on their website.

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Acquire CRJ Program from Bombardier
Replies: 331
Views: 37557

Re: Updated: Mitsubishi finalising deal for acquisition of CRJ programme according to FlightGlobal

Would a supplier like Spirit AeroSystems have the ability to take on a product line like the CRJ and become a full service Aircraft OEM? Or are they prohibited by the agreements they have with Boeing, Airbus, Mitsubishi, and RollsRoyce? I know it's a crazy loaded question.... But just how far fetche...

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by ODwyerPW
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385410

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -fly-again


Uh-oh.... I see a book coming "Unsafe at Any Altitude"
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tropical wrote:
Now Ralph Nader says the MAX "must never fly again"...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -fly-again


Uh-oh.... I see a book coming "Unsafe at Any Altitude"

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 66893

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

Is the 787-10ER actually a real concept or is this something airliners.net has made up? I think it's something we made up. ANZ buying the -10 has turned into the -10 can do SYD-LHR year round. :-) The ANZ press releases say that Boeing improved the 787s they are buying; of course a.netters are hotl...

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ is now the Space Jet
Replies: 75
Views: 12908

Re: MRJ is now the Space Jet

Well, At last we know what the USA's "Space Force" will use for "Space Troop" Transport.
:airplane:

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by ODwyerPW
Wed May 29, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 66893

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

787-10ER authority to offer will be announced by Boeing.

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by ODwyerPW
Tue May 28, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95727

Re: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial

"John Slattery also downplayed speculation that Embraer is close to launching development of a so-called E3 turboprop, an idea the company has been closely studying for several years and which he appears to see much merit in. “We are nowhere near to launching a new aircraft program,” he stress...

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by ODwyerPW
Tue May 28, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not
Replies: 83
Views: 12545

Re: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not

I don't think Airbus management gets nearly enough credit for minimizing the natural friction between the major equity holders. Yeah, there are periodic poop-storms, but overall they have gotten through crises pretty well. If you asked me 30 years ago if all the European ancestors of Airbus would h...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon May 27, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95727

Re: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial

EMBSPBR wrote:
Cash to Embraer: US$ 4.7 bi


that's a good amount of money to launch any new jet/prop program below 50 seats.

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by ODwyerPW
Mon May 27, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95727

Re: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial

Just to remind that the 20% share of the old Embraer in the JV can be applied by the company in any project. For jets the agreement is that Embraer that stays can develop new products up to 50 seats. For turboprops there is no limit in size or number of seats. So Boeing didn't get any Phenom, Praet...

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by ODwyerPW
Sat May 25, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CANADA JETLINES getting ready to fly
Replies: 126
Views: 26413

Re: CANADA JETLINES getting ready to fly

I think this non-copyrighted, public domain string of text says it best: . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . ,.-‘”. . . . . . . . . .“~., . . . . . . . .. . . . . .,.-”. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .“-., . . . . .. . . . . . ..,/. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ”:, . . . . . . . .. .,...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri May 24, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95727

Re: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial

The Legacy is ERJ135 based.

I wonder if the JointVenture (sorry BBC is hard to get my mind around... too similar to Bombardier) gets access to the 135-140-145 products? (well if they want to)

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by ODwyerPW
Thu May 23, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier CRJ, upgrade or sunset product line? Re-engine after all?
Replies: 54
Views: 10858

Re: Bombardier CRJ, upgrade or sunset product line? Re-engine after all?

beechnut wrote:
ODwyerPW wrote:
1. Single Pax Ops

Then a Cessna 150 could do the job :D
Just kidding, I'm sure you meant single pilot ops!!!
Beech


Yeah the casm on single pax ops would not be too favorable in a CRJ-200 replacement. I did mean single pilot ops.

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by ODwyerPW
Mon May 20, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier CRJ, upgrade or sunset product line? Re-engine after all?
Replies: 54
Views: 10858

Re: Bombardier CRJ, upgrade or sunset product line? Re-engine after all?

I'd love to see an ERJ-145 / CRJ200 replacement. However, There won't be any significant investments made in the 50pax regional segment until something major happens: 1. Single Pax Ops 2. Hard range / flight time limits 3. Increased automation to assist the pilot (there's no fly-by-wire 50pax planes...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri May 17, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19880

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

We do know that there is no new alternative for at least 5 - 8 years. More importantly, there seems to be no new engine that could leapfrog the PW1000 within the next decade (in this thrust range). Realistically, the only options for a next-gen 76-seater are a derated MTOW MRJ or E2-175. Alternativ...

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by ODwyerPW
Tue May 14, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19880

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

The plug would seem the only viable option. Mating e.g. the CRJ-900 front section to the CRJ-700 would increase overall length around 2.5 meters. It would add approximately 1.2t of OEW (based on interpolating -700, 900 and -1000 OEW's). I wonder if a scope clause and economical viable configuration...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon May 13, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19880

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

So no Passport engines on the CRJ-700 and -900? That's a shame. It seems viable, but there is cost and added weight CF34-8C51 weighs 1.100k kg (2.45k lb) , so 2 is 2.2k kg (4.9k lb), for 14.5k thrust Passport 20 weights 2.05k kg (4.55k lb), so 2 is 4.1k kg (9.1k lb), for 18.9k thrust They are almos...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri May 10, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1493
Views: 272230

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

- Fair enough, if it's just on the basis of the 778 being a larger aircraft that's easily understood. Larger and slower, over a year probably looking at an extra 300+ hrs of flying. There are 8760 hours available in a year. 300 hours is 3.4% of that figure. So both planes would need to fly an entir...

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