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by astuteman
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 Range Increase
Replies: 111
Views: 18010

Re: a350-1000 range increase

Airbus has formalized the expected mtow increase to 319t. Range has increased to 16,100km. Airbus has also revised the 3 class seating figures giving a seating range similar to what Boeing publishes. https://www.airbus.com/content/dam/corporate-topics/publications/backgrounders/Airbus-Family-Figure...

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by astuteman
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 Range Increase
Replies: 111
Views: 18010

Re: a350-1000 range increase

That is incorrect. It is correct. Speedbird52 asked if it takes the aircraft up to the range of the 778. It does not because the A350-1000 is still fuel limited. Carrying more payload at medium range is not what he asked. https://www.boeing.com/commercial/777x/#/technical-specs https://www.airbus.c...

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by astuteman
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share
Replies: 116
Views: 34987

Re: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share

But the same long-term thinking says that the 737 and A320 started out at 2 000nm but are now growing to 4 500Nm+, and in 20 years time are likely to be 6000Nm+ aircraft, leaving the "capability gap" for NMA pretty much the same as it is now. Time won't change that. The 737 will never exc...

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by astuteman
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 6 abreast A220 seating - Channel Airways style
Replies: 24
Views: 2276

Re: 6 abreast A220 seating - Channel Airways style

Cabin Width 129” 18”+12”+18”•17”•18”+12”+18” With wiggle room on the kids seats! 16.5" seats with 1.5" armrests sounds the most likely config - it would allow an 18" aisle 1.5"+16.5"+1.5"+16.5"+1.5"+16.5"+1.5"... +18"+..... 1.5"+16.5"...

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by astuteman
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?
Replies: 161
Views: 23159

Re: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?

There have been multiple media reports regarding NZ recent commitment to purchase eight 787-10 aircraft from Boeing. NZ is stating that after intensive discussion with Boeing they feel the 787-10 can fly any existing 77E route In their network. The statement suggests Boeing has made upgrades to bot...

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by astuteman
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share
Replies: 116
Views: 34987

Re: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share

I still simply don't see the capability gap where Boeing can put a twin-aisle $20 billion program into. You have to think long term not short term. The next lot of engine upgrades will see the A350 and 787 near 10,000nm range. So the capability gap is growing. The first 777 that flew only had a ran...

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by astuteman
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 2986
Views: 292865

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Engineers are responsible for their design. Negligence has put engineers into prison before. Why should aircraft engineers get a special dispensation? Anyway we are not only talking about engineers. In what country have engineers gone to prison and what did they do? I am an engineer in the USA and ...

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by astuteman
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 6 abreast A220 seating - Channel Airways style
Replies: 24
Views: 2276

Re: 6 abreast A220 seating - Channel Airways style

I don't believe it's possible. People already complained about the nine abreast 787s and a330s. The widths talked about would be even less and I doubt, especially in America and the UK for example that many people could even sit down, let alone tolerate a few hour flight in it. Cabin Width 129” 18”...

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by astuteman
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?
Replies: 27
Views: 3101

Re: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?

In my opinion, point to point would never work on long hauls, due to MX, crew base etc. It works on short/medium haul as the frames and crews can be rotated on cyclic/W routes and can be based from a hub for MX and crew station. Hub to Point is on the rise and would become norm over time. Hub to Hu...

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by astuteman
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?
Replies: 27
Views: 3101

Re: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?

Domestically in the US, the 737’s MAX range and payload capabilities are way more than most airlines need. So yes I AGREE. Something of the sort of a modern DC-9-30 range and capacity is really what is needed. Question is, has this aircraft already been made. Maybe the airlines are just finding the...

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by astuteman
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.
Replies: 197
Views: 44253

Re: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.

Can anyone point me to the thread about Airbus pencilling orders for the A321XLR. I click on it and end up in a thread about seat widths - on any aircraft. I'm sure it's a great thread too, but not what I'm looking for here Any ideas anyone? It would be much appreciated. Perhaps the Mods could help?...

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by astuteman
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.
Replies: 197
Views: 44253

Re: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/extended-range-a321xlr-available-by-2024-airbus-458630/ Asked when such a derivative could be available for delivery, he said: “The earliest you can expect any new versions of an A321 with some serious work done on it would be the 2023-24 timeframe.” Given...

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by astuteman
Sat May 25, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 19826

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

There's no evidence to back that up, at all. My track record is pretty good. Unfortunately when I get proven right and I start quoting myself from years prior my posts get deleted. If you searched my username you might think I am a time traveller. People called me paranoid about grandfathering. It'...

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by astuteman
Sat May 25, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 19826

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

Airbus has sold only 10 A330-800's. Boeing has sold 400+ 787-8's. Only 36 of which have been sold since the July 2014 launch of the A330 NEO The A330NEO is now a net financial drain on Airbus. There's no evidence to back that up, at all. Which, according to forum rules you should provide if you wis...

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by astuteman
Wed May 22, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 19826

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

I realize we’re discussing different market spaces—but didn’t we already see this play out with the 787 vs. re-engined A330? Yes. The A321N will continue to sell exceptionally. Thinking the A330N is competitive vs. a new design shows somewhere a mall is missing its Ninja. Lightsaber Depends what yo...

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by astuteman
Wed May 22, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 19826

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

What puzzles me is that when the A330 was originally introduced it was thought to be under-ranged, not too far above what is required for the NMA class, and grew over the course of time (including putting on weight) to where it is now.. Would it not be possible to revert to that original airframe (...

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by astuteman
Wed May 22, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 19826

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

Yes, this is where/How I see it playing too. I believe the rule of thumb is about 13% cost reduction for each doubling of production scale so a realistically paced production of both models put airbus at about a 25% production cost advantage to the MOM, this is what it would have to claw back throu...

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by astuteman
Wed May 22, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 19826

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

According to the article ,Airbus aims to offer a combo of the a330neo and a321neo to respond to a hypothetical B797 (NMA) to cover the segment between single aisle and widebodies ,(the middle of market) sales chief Christian Scherer discrib it as “left-hook, right-hook approach” https://www.reuters...

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by astuteman
Fri May 17, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1296
Views: 220358

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

flipdewaf wrote:
That's like a wet dream for for us avgeeks. I wonder what a 200 seat A338 is capable of @ 251t Fred


A fair amount I would think - but not as much as a 254t 787-8ER I suspect.

Now if we want to start talking about a 280t A350-800LR ..... :)


Rgds

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by astuteman
Thu May 16, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why weren’t the A330s grounded after the pitot tube issues?
Replies: 94
Views: 16670

Re: Why weren’t the A330s not grounded after the pitot tube issues?

I was wondering why the A330s weren’t grounded after the pitot tube issues? Even before the AF crash, many airlines reported incidents but the plane was not grounded the time the pitot tubes were replaced. Why? Primary reason? AF 447 was a 1 in 10 000 000 event totaly unrelated to any other fatal c...

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by astuteman
Tue May 14, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business insider: Boeing 737-800 is “older version of MAX”
Replies: 104
Views: 16428

Re: Business insider: Boeing 737-800 is “older version of MAX”

Wow, the mental gymnastics on this thread are really something. :rotfl: The 737NG IS an older version of the 737 MAX. This is exactly why Boeing got into this mess by quite literally pimping their 737 to the max. And yet rarely is it ever brought up these days that the A320 and A330 are older versi...

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by astuteman
Sat May 11, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1296
Views: 220358

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

It carried 30t of payload and burned more fuel in the model therefore it burned more fuel per kg carried. You want to compare like for like then put an extra 5t in each. Take both aircraft up to their MTOW using your data and the 777-8 still burns much less fuel per kg of payload. Despite the sligh...

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by astuteman
Sat May 11, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson
Replies: 47
Views: 7918

Re: Air Canada Jazz plane collides with fuel tanker truck at Toronto Pearson

DLASFlyer wrote:
Menzies strikes again.


Is this a situation where MCAS would have been of proper use?

Menzies Collision Avoidance System?

Rgds

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by astuteman
Sat May 11, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1296
Views: 220358

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

It is amazing how close fuel burn is for both frames. My question is in regards to the assumed 30t payload. Where is this assumption coming from? Second, is it certain both frames have the legs to fly the mission at 30t? And btw....thanks for the information. It is very interesting. I fully expect ...

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by astuteman
Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How come the DL A350 can't fly LAX-SYD it is rumored?
Replies: 314
Views: 54890

Re: How come the DL A350 can't fly LAX-SYD it is rumored?

jupiter2 wrote:
I really don't see anybody down playing what fine machines the 350's are.


Standing aside the 77X vs A350 argument...
For what it's worth, I found this a curious statement on a thread which by definition is all about people playing down what fine machines the A350's are... Might just be me :)

Rgds

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by astuteman
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 709516

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Does anybody have a handle on how simulator time would be needed and the cost. Norwegian Air contract stipulates 1M per plane to be paid if sim training is required in the end. So not a whole lot. The real issue is lack of the actual simulators. I think that is the issue more than the money. If Boe...

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by astuteman
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 709516

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

That’s a good article - another example of ineffective Big Government. It doesn’t say how many FAA experts worked on MAX - but with 7,200 employees and 1,200 in certification you would think they could find a few more if they thought they didn’t have enough resources. I would call it ineffective sm...

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by astuteman
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to order 100 B737MAX or A320NEO next year
Replies: 211
Views: 35047

Re: LH to order 100 B737MAX or A320NEO next year

It will be a brave airline that orders the MAX at the moment. It will be an airline that receives a good deal. MAX operations and deliveries will be normal in six months. This is an identifiable issue with a recovery path. Lightsaber Spoken like a true technocrat. The cultural, behavioural, and tru...

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by astuteman
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't Airbus face too big engine issue with A320Neo?
Replies: 16
Views: 3938

Re: Why didn't Airbus face too big engine issue with A320Neo?

Hello, I was wondering unlike Boeing why didn't Airbus need any MCAS like system? How was it able to fix larger engines on same aircraft body without any significant issues? Two reasons. Firstly, the A320 series has much taller landing gear, and thus could fit the bigger engine in the same location...

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by astuteman
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 261
Views: 74280

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

I looked through the thread but could not see this. Apologies if I missed it. Boeing is cutting 737 production from 52 per month to 42 per month https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-47834556 Boeing is temporarily cutting production of its best-selling 737 airliner in the continuing fall-out from cras...

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by astuteman
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China agrees to buy 290 Airbus A320 planes, 10 A350s
Replies: 135
Views: 21580

Re: China agrees to buy 290 Airbus A320 planes, 10 A350s

People seem to ignore - or want to - how many A350s Airbus has sold in the first 3 months of 2019. Not to mention another 290 A320s. But yes it is all about the problems Airbus is supposedly facing. #doomed For what its worth, people seem to ignore - or want to - how many A330's Airbus has sold in ...

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by astuteman
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China agrees to buy 290 Airbus A320 planes, 10 A350s
Replies: 135
Views: 21580

Re: China agrees to buy 290 Airbus A320 planes, 10 A350s

Huh, Airbus seems to really be having trouble selling a330s... You'd think they'd be more popular at least for the simple fact that production slots are more readily available. Just the 40 so far this year eh? Terrible :) The A330 NEO will be fine in the long run IMO. Wow! The NEO order book is lik...

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by astuteman
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator
Replies: 73
Views: 10576

Re: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator

Give it time. Avation has become so safe that we don’t expect accidents or incidents. But the fact of the matter is that flying is inherently dangerous. The 787 came close. The A380 came real close. The rest of your list will experience a crash or will come really close to crashing at some point. H...

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by astuteman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 712894

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

In a 21st century modern safety culture there is no excuse for the behaviours that have been exhibited . Period. Safety does not cut corners, no matter what the pressure. The only appropriate behaviour is to raise the red flag and stop. Any evidence that there is pressure to do otherwise is an abso...

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by astuteman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 712894

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

In a 21st century modern safety culture there is no excuse for the behaviours that have been exhibited . Period. Safety does not cut corners, no matter what the pressure. The only appropriate behaviour is to raise the red flag and stop. Any evidence that there is pressure to do otherwise is an abso...

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by astuteman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 712894

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/failed-certification-faa-missed-safety-issues-in-the-737-max-system-implicated-in-the-lion-air-crash/ We can blame Boeing, the FAA and whoever else, but at the end of the day, a lot of the root culpability lies in what the consumer is demanding...

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by astuteman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator
Replies: 73
Views: 10576

Re: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator

In fact, to the best of my memory, every major development programme launched by either of the big 2 this century has a crash record which demonstrates the expectations of modern safety management - i.e. none. I will gladly stand corrected, but that is the context that the MAX crashes exist in, in ...

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by astuteman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator
Replies: 73
Views: 10576

Re: Trump to nominate former DL exec as FAA Administrator

People are funny. As if an agency head has anything to do with regulatory oversight. He’s not going to oversee certification. He’s not going to be a safety inspector. The whole Boeing in bed with the FAA is ridiculous. Name one aircraft program that didn’t have issues. Name an aircraft program that...

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by astuteman
Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737Max Impact on 797 Launch
Replies: 133
Views: 19995

Re: 737Max Impact on 797 Launch

Again, the whole safety debate seems a bit overwrought as to airlines abandoning the MAX. .13 fatal crashes per million flights, and basically conducting half of the flights around the world in a huge segment for 50 years? Yeah, I am gonna go with “this will be fixed via software within a couple we...

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by astuteman
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus strategy review augurs clean break under new CEO
Replies: 172
Views: 19867

Re: Airbus strategy review augurs clean break under new CEO

In the other thread there seemed to be a theme where 320 output was in part constrained by space or lack of it. Let’s suppose that the the space now devoted to 380 production went to the 320 program. How would this impact output? The new more robotic FAL line #4 in XFW occupies infrastructure built...

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by astuteman
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Releases 777X BBJ; 11,000+ nm Range
Replies: 68
Views: 14004

Re: Boeing Releases 777X BBJ; 11,000+ nm Range

Or will Airbus offer an A350-1000 ACJ? Don't see why they wouldn't, particularly if they go forward with offering an A350-1000ULR for scheduled ULH ops, as they're on the cusp of potentially doing it now. The link you posted also has the specs for an A350-1000ACJ It shows the range as 18 240km (or ...

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by astuteman
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 41928

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

If only the math was that elementary for profitability. Unless SQ can command a revenue premium on the nonstop, they are going to be competing on price with every ME3, US and Asian carrier. People flying this route are not doing it to save a few bucks. That's the whole point. The previous route wit...

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by astuteman
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 428839

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

We havent had a cleansheet in the last 10 years to take advantage of this improved computing power and software. The A380, 787, A350, F-35 all predate this. Doing any of these designs from scratch today would easily be 10 times faster to develop. So you can not use their development costs as exampl...

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by astuteman
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL's A359's fly ATL-JNB with a full payload?
Replies: 96
Views: 20342

Re: Can DL's A359's fly ATL-JNB with a full payload?

No one has answered the question. It’s irrelevant what the MTOW (268t, 275t or 277t). The only thing that matters is the RTOW, which most certainly wont be close to the MTOW at 25deg, 5500ft, Rwy 21. Twins take a big knock out of JNB when compared to a quad. Back to the original question. Can a A35...

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by astuteman
Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL's A359's fly ATL-JNB with a full payload?
Replies: 96
Views: 20342

Re: Can DL's A359's fly ATL-JNB with a full payload?

No one has answered the question. It’s irrelevant what the MTOW (268t, 275t or 277t). The only thing that matters is the RTOW, which most certainly wont be close to the MTOW at 25deg, 5500ft, Rwy 21. Twins take a big knock out of JNB when compared to a quad. Back to the original question. Can a A35...

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by astuteman
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 470
Views: 73510

Re: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR

What engine thrust are they planning. More MTOW but low thrust seems to be an issue/risk no? Can 33k lift the new higher MTOW from a normal Ry? Engines are already certified to 35k lb so I don't think that should be an issue. I can't imagine any weight increase being more than 1 or 2 tonnes Rgds

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by astuteman
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo
Replies: 164
Views: 30864

Re: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?

This makes AirAsia X the largest A330 operator in the world, and I guess this is the largest single A330 order ever. Yes. Tony has now bet AirAsia's future on the type. I speculate the deal was good enough to be low risk. We will see a third of A330NEOs flying for AirAsia. The fate of the plane is ...

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by astuteman
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 470
Views: 73510

Re: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR

... I see current A321 more as a 797 market spoiler rather than true competitor. A market spoiler most definitely is a competitor. see 748. I see it differently. A competitor is something with a lot more overlap of capabilities, a spoiler is an alternate that can only be used with noticeable compro...

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by astuteman
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 Impact on the A319 and A320?
Replies: 84
Views: 19013

Re: A220 Impact on the A319 and A320?

Airbus would be crazy to not make the C series a core product. The CS300 has 2% greater cabin area than the A319 and seats the same mount of people. Yet the A319 weighs a massive 15% more empty. Many users report that the A319 can fly further but they are incorrect. . CS300, as capable as it is, wo...

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by astuteman
Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 Impact on the A319 and A320?
Replies: 84
Views: 19013

Re: A220 Impact on the A319 and A320?

Airbus would be crazy to not make the C series a core product. The CS300 has 2% greater cabin area than the A319 and seats the same mount of people. Yet the A319 weighs a massive 15% more empty. Many users report that the A319 can fly further but they are incorrect. . CS300, as capable as it is, wo...

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