BR (EVA Air) B789 replacing the usual B77W.
Boeing could have had a heck of a deal if the Embraer deal worked out. Offering up a package deal of EMB 312 Tucano's along with the T-7 and all of the parts, pieces, training, CBT's, etc. would have been pretty sweet. Not sure about the pricing (or the actual feasibility of said deal), but one coul...Jump to post
Not sure if this belongs here, but it looks like "Armed Overwatch" has a demonstration timeframe set.
https://www.flightglobal.com/fixed-wing ... 09.article
This article was as of March 17th, but at that time the work on the new International Arrivals Facility at KSEA seems to have work continuing on it. Since then, the Washington State governor has issued a "stay home, stay safe" mandate. I know certain construction projects are affected, but...Jump to post
Just a side question...is there always that much debris on the runways there? Looks like they cleaned the runway off pretty good at rotation. Seems like a bad area to be in take off or full reverse thrust to have all that on the runway.Jump to post
Alaska B738 N512AS is en route from SEA to VCV for repainting. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N512AS ...so no more “Dreamliner” livery? Definitely liked seeing that one fly around. I always thought of that as Boeing’s house livery. There was an orange version for the 748. Seems that livery was...Jump to post
jgcotter wrote:Alaska B738 N512AS is en route from SEA to VCV for repainting.
I was at work and noticed a couple of peculiar things happen last night (November 3rd). Traffic was taking off to the north out of KSEA, and I noticed a SW 737 turning and climbing out to the west much earlier than they usually turn. Then, I saw an aircraft (which I later identified as AC125) arrivi...Jump to post
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... er-461765/
A rather interesting update. I wonder how extensive the inspection is and how it might affect availability of aircraft?
cledaybuck wrote:Seriously? Dennis Muilenburg is a Boeing lifer.superbizzy73 wrote:When’s the last time Boeing brought up someone internally from the ranks?
If they think cutting the head (McAllister) off the snake that has become BCA is going to solve anything, the board is totally delusional. As others have stated, this all began with the “merger” with McDonnell Douglas. There were those in Boeing management at the time that said M.D. should just be l...Jump to post
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... re-461641/
Didn’t see this posted, and my previous post was deleted for some reason. Anyone know more info on this?
Another Boeing bash. Give it up please. The care and maintenance of interiors is pretty much an operator issue. Some do it better than others. Thank you for bringing this up. The Boeing-bashing on A.net is getting out of hand. (Stepping off my soapbox...back to your regularly scheduled programming.)Jump to post
Just an observation (and I’m not trying to speculate anything), but shouldn’t the starboard propeller (the one that survived the rocks) be more flat-pitched if they were in beta? I’m no Saab 2000 expert by any means, but it seems to me like the angle of the propellers is just...wrong. They'll shut ...Jump to post
Just an observation (and I’m not trying to speculate anything), but shouldn’t the starboard propeller (the one that survived the rocks) be more flat-pitched if they were in beta? I’m no Saab 2000 expert by any means, but it seems to me like the angle of the propellers is just...wrong.Jump to post
https://theaviationgeekclub.com/that-ti ... ided-bomb/
How about a multi-mode bomb? (Sorry, couldn't resist... )
What does this do to the 748F line. I wonder Just my opinion, but I think the -8F still has its niche. With a main cargo hold 20 ft. wide, a floor space of over 30,000 sq. ft., being able to lift over 300,000 lbs., and having nose-loading capability, the Queen still has her place. Not really anythi...Jump to post
That spells the death on the 747-8F I see there is an existing thread for this https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1433187 Just noticed that. Mods, delete this one as you see fit. Btw, I disagree about the 747-8F...short of an Antanov or C-5, there's no other cargo bird that can...Jump to post
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... on-461491/
Looks like they have the floor issue figured out. Who do you think the Prime customers are for this (pun definitely intended)?
It doesn’t look like it was a tug that stopped the cart but a baggage-loading vehicle. It was a towbarless pushback vehicle. Although the agent that stopped the runaway vehicle with a pushback tug may have acted fast...and succeeded...that is definitely not SOP and shouldn't have been attempted. Th...Jump to post
Lektro to the rescue! (Recognize that red on any ramp...)Jump to post
Just devil’s advocate, but what would happen if one blade was damaged? Repair technology has improved over the years, but something like a blade with that much rotational mass would definitely put a lot of stress on the repair. The idea of a single unit like that would look absolutely amazing, and p...Jump to post
https://www.defensenews.com/naval/2019/ ... st-flight/
Congratulations to Boeing and the US Navy for this milestone. Here’s hoping the project goes forward without any major hiccups. Boeing really needs this one to go smoothly.
Space shuttle Inspiration.
Space shuttle mock up built to promote the design proposal.
Something about it doesn't look right. Maybe it's just me, but the shadow doesn't look correct. I've always seen the Space Shuttle sitting nose down, kind of like a hot rod car. That shadow definitely makes it look like it's sitting level, or even nose-up. Just my opinion, by the way...Jump to post
If I remember correctly (definitely take this with a grain of salt), when we fueled KC-10’s, the could take fuel at right around 1000 gallons per minute. The KC-135’s were around 500-600 gpm. I’m thinking the KC-46 would be able to take around 1000 gpm, just like the 767.Jump to post
Is lowest possible production cost the best option in 2021 though considering what's happened with their premier civilian aircraft and their air force tanker in the last few months? When I step into a max 737 in 2020 I'd rather it was built like a Miele vacuum cleaner than a whirlpool washing machi...Jump to post
Just friendly advice...definitely check when you book your flight. BA also flies the 777-200ER into KSEA as well (as you probably might know). If memory serves me correctly, they’ve even flown in the 777-300ER’s on occasion. So, I’d definitely check when you decide to book it.Jump to post
Let me preface this by saying it’s my opinion, but the worst thing Boeing has done was take over McDonnell Douglas and bring over their management. The phrases “lost their way” and “corporate raiders” were used extensively in my family, most who have worked for and retired from Boeing. The best move...Jump to post
What kind of maintenance does DL do at their big hangar at KSEA?Jump to post
I still think the 175-E2 has AS written all over it. They’re not under any of the scope-clause issues, are they? They’d be a good fit at Horizon. But their Q400s still have some life left in them. And their E175s are brand new (the oldest had their first flight in 2017). They don’t need to order fo...Jump to post
I still think the 175-E2 has AS written all over it. They’re not under any of the scope-clause issues, are they?Jump to post
As a side note, somewhere there’s video of RA001 taking off out of KBFI with one of the 777 engines, and the engine has a couple compressor stalls as the aircraft rotated and takes off. Pretty impressive “boom-boom-boom”...Jump to post
HALFA wrote:superbizzy73 wrote:I’m assuming the Seattle Seahawks are with DL this year again?
Hawaiian Airlines will be flying the Seahawks again this year. Look for an HA A330 in MSP on 8/17 as the Seahawks will play the Vikings in Minneapolis.
“Without fuel, pilots (and passengers) are pedestrians.”
All kidding aside, to have your fueling system go down was one of my worst nightmares working in the industry. I truly hope they get the problem alleviated quickly. A situation like that can have ramifications on operations for days.
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ew-459666/
737-8200 is not new or a rebrand, even though the “experts” think it is.
On Monday evening, I saw a Delta 777-200LR flying over Seattle on its way to SEA. Seeing a -200LR around here is pretty rare. I checked Flightradar24, and it showed its intended trip from ATL to PVG. Anyone have info as to why it diverted? Just an avgeek here who’s curiosity has got the best of him.Jump to post
“Big order”? Please. 30 (50) out of, what, 5000+? Everyone’s getting into the Boeing bashing now. After all, they are the easy target. Now, if Southwest or United cancel their entire orders (which is absolutely not going to happen), print “big order” in bold letters. I’ve never been a fan of the “ba...Jump to post