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by queb
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Bombardier Aerospace
Replies: 48
Views: 5491

Re: Future of Bombardier Aerospace

Oh yeah, the SSJ is so great that it’s escaped the attention of just about every carrier. GF Have you ever heard of "politics"? What about "monopolies"? I mean, shouldn't be praising russians for making planes, against all odds? https://airinsight.com/interjet-and-sukhoi-lessons...

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by queb
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 181048

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

From 2023, C-Series will be 100% Airbus owned. Who told you that? Jon Ostrower said so in a tweet: "The fine print on the deal is that by 2023 Airbus will buy out the remaining Bombardier and Quebec C Series shares." https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/920086386899763200 2023 is for th...

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by queb
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 181048

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Statement from Boeing legal just claimed the tariffs have to be satisfied whether the jet are assembled in the US or not. Yes, that's an interesting claim, but that's all it is. They are suggesting that parts imported for C Series assembled in the US will be subject to the tariff, from what I gathe...

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by queb
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 181048

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

The Quebec government still owns 20%. And Bombardier another 30%. How exactly do they move production just like that? That's not happening. Production for the US market will move to Mobile, exactly as stated in the Press. And the rest of the world will stay in Montreal. Down the road, I can see som...

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by queb
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential of a Boeing+Embraer j/v?
Replies: 37
Views: 5044

Re: Potential of a Boeing+Embraer j/v?

While possible, Embraer just doesn't offer the same as Bombardier does. The C-series slots perfectly into the Airbus or Boeing portfolio as A319/73G and A320/738 replacements. The E-jet is just a tad too small for that. Replacing the 73G with the E195-E2 is just a stretch too far IMO. Embraer can h...

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by queb
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 181048

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

A lot of people are missing the obvious... A CS500 doesn't "compete" with the A320 series, if they're made by the same company, it just broadens Airbus' appeal to customers. An airline that would've spent their money on the CS500 at BBD will now give the same money to Airbus if they want ...

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by queb
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 181048

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

The end of BBD's attempts to compete with Boeing and Airbus, but the events of the last 5 years have shown that they weren't capable of doing this. And with the financial problems affecting the whole company (the rail business is under pressure too) the lack of financial security of its parent must...

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by queb
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs
Replies: 136
Views: 21407

Re: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs

MD80MKE wrote:
And a production line for C Series in Mobile, Alabama!


Good job Boeing...

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by queb
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 97543

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Calm down, it's an interim ruling pending final judgment from the USITC in February 2018, no Cseries will be delivered in US by then.

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by queb
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 102760

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

An international trade specialist view: https://www.forbes.com/sites/danikenson/2017/07/12/america-first-ethos-emboldens-boeing-to-battle-bombardier-benefiting-white-collar-washington/ Similarly, by seeking duties on aircraft that Delta wants to purchase from Bombardier, Boeing’s actions will raise ...

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by queb
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat leases 10 A321neoLRs
Replies: 39
Views: 9436

Re: Air Transat leases 10 A321neoLRs

The image shows the high-density version... perhaps if two-class 200 seats doesn't work, they can easily reconfigure to one-class 230-240 seats. I don't think there's enough space in the A321LR cargo hold for 230-240 pax luggages, unless you can remove ACT. I think it's a sign that Transat 737-800'...

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by queb
Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger
Replies: 49
Views: 6011

Re: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger

KarelXWB wrote:
How did they develop the first turboprop?


At that time, development cost and certification rules were way more affordable.

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by queb
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger
Replies: 49
Views: 6011

Re: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger

ATR, a company with a turnover of 1.8 billion dollars last year, can't afford a $3-4 billions (it could be 5 billions per Leeham News) clean-sheet turboprop and never will. For Airbus, putting that money on a $25 million aircraft built at a low rate (for them) will never generate an interesting ROI...

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by queb
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger
Replies: 49
Views: 6011

Re: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger

ATR, a company with a turnover of 1.8 billion dollars last year, can't afford a $3-4 billions (it could be 5 billions per Leeham News) clean-sheet turboprop and never will. For Airbus, putting that money on a $25 million aircraft built at a low rate (for them) will never generate an interesting ROI,...

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by queb
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 102760

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Bombardier can sale it plane in the US at cost are above. Just like any foreign company that meets the requirements for doing so. That seem overly fair but some seem to think the inability to sell planes bellow cost is need to compete. Boeing sells 787 and 747-8 below cost anywhere in the world sin...

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by queb
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 247472

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

One of the reasons why the CSeries fleet has fewer engine problems than A320neo (with GTF engine): Engineering trades Bombardier made early in the program included a change in the design of the pylon to allow the attachment point with the engine to move forward to accommodate the large size and weig...

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by queb
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 247472

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

Even with updated specifications (last year), Swiss and AirBaltic CS fleet fuel burn is still lower than expected. https://airinsight.com/?p=17380 Both carriers report that the fuel burn for the aircraft is lower than anticipated. With consistent results across a larger fleet, Bombardier is now in t...

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by queb
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qatar F-15 Sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3034

Re: Qatar F-15 Sale

TheF15Ace wrote:
In this case it's not only the US though. Qatar also has Dassault Rafales on order.


Did you heard France complaining about Qatar terrorism financing ?

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by queb
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of 50 seat RJs
Replies: 104
Views: 9113

Re: The Future of the CRJ

Amiga500 wrote:
Not sure how much heavier the passport engine is


CF34-8C5 = 2'780 lbs
Passport 20-17BB1A = 4'550 lbs
PW814 = 3'135 lbs

Anyway, the Passport has too much thrust for the CRJ (16'800 lbs vs 13'300 lbs for the CF34-8C5)

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by queb
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?
Replies: 16
Views: 3324

Re: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?

queb wrote:
ikramerica wrote:
It's one window per row.


or one window between each two frames (which have 20 inches between each other)

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by queb
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?
Replies: 16
Views: 3324

Re: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?

ikramerica wrote:
It's one window per row.


or one window between each two frames (which have 16 inches between each other)

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by queb
Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBaltic Launches Q400 Replacement RFP
Replies: 56
Views: 10593

Re: AirBaltic Launches Q400 Replacement RFP

If the world trend continues I believe we will see a move from the Q400's to CS100's as a means to upgauge existing routes. However, if they wish to stay close to the same seating capacity I believe Sukhoi could be in the mix with their SJ100's. The SJ100's seemingly make the most sense in that the...

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by queb
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 247472

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

https://twitter.com/CAPA_Aviation/statu ... 4870081536

Martin Gauss, CEO, @airBaltic tells CAPA one of its @BBD_Aircraft #CSeries delivered 16hr 57mn daily block time earlier this month. #IATAAGM
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17 FH a day for a airBaltic's CS300

https://twitter.com/CAPA_Aviation/statu ... 4870081536

Martin Gauss, CEO, @airBaltic tells CAPA one of its @BBD_Aircraft #CSeries delivered 16hr 57mn daily block time earlier this month. #IATAAGM

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by queb
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 739max 2.0 Would the Max9 benefit by including the proposed Max10 initiatives?
Replies: 49
Views: 5639

Re: 739max 2.0 Would the Max9 benefit by including the proposed Max10 initiatives?

reidar76 wrote:
If the 737-10 is launched there won't be new orders for the -9, and many existing orders will be converted from -9 to -10 (or downsized to -8). In practice, the -10 will be the new -9.


exactly. the -10 will cannibalize -9 orders

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by queb
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Canada may cancel F18 deal
Replies: 227
Views: 25419

Re: Canada may cancel F18 deal

The way this is going, they might as well forget about the P-8A. Hang on to the P-3 as long as they can and make due with a smaller MMA aircraft. The MSA is based on the Bombardier frame. But it too is a Boeing product . . . Hope there's a window in that corner that they are painting themselves int...

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by queb
Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Canada may cancel F18 deal
Replies: 227
Views: 25419

Re: Canada may cancel F18 deal

it's now official: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/canada-suspends-talks-boeing-over-182459632.html "We have a capability gap, we outlined a process, our partner in that process is not acting like a valued partner right now so we've suspended discussions with that partner," Steven MacKin...

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by queb
Wed May 31, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 383
Views: 92943

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

HighBypass wrote:
..the agency has certified the Pratt engines for the MC-21.


I guess it's because the PW1400G is a renamed PW1100G-JM.

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by queb
Mon May 29, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E195-E2 gets special livery
Replies: 6
Views: 2098

Re: Embraer E195-E2 gets special livery

it is called "Profit hunter"

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by queb
Sun May 28, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 247472

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

HB-JCA, SWISS' first CS300 took of from Mirabel about 10 minutes ago, according to flightaware, and will spend the next 8 hours crossing the Atlantic ocean. Have a great flight, HB-JCA :) airBaltic must be getting impatient soon, their three CS300 are flying their wings off on scheduled and charter...

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by queb
Thu May 18, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comac in talks to acquire Bombardier aviation business stake
Replies: 14
Views: 3609

Re: Comac in talks to acquire Bombardier aviation business stake

The aircraft’s fuselage is built by Shenyang Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of state-owned aviation company. Ha. Nope. They've been trying very hard --- but quality is shocking. The fuse are all being built in Belfast - projection has went from 0, to the first 20, to more and eventually the latest is...

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by queb
Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 102760

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Everyone north of the border knows that BBD has been the generous recipient of ridiculous amounts of federal and provincial subsidization for years and years Boeing received $13 billions tax break not including military contracts (100% non-refundable). BBD use the same model than Airbus, interest f...

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by queb
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 247472

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

rbrunner wrote:
It should't take long, since Swiss Avro pilots have been flying to LCY for many years, even though on a different aircraft type, I must admit, but they're LCY certified.


in addition, Swiss pilots did the CS100's LCY flight test.

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by queb
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any chance to see a A350-1000 LR?
Replies: 41
Views: 5797

Re: Any chance tp see a A350-1000 LR?

I do not think that we will see a A350-1000LR, but I would not be astonished to see a higher MTOW version with increased tankage, matching the 165,000 l of the A350-900LR or more if that is possible. the A350-1000LR will happen after Airbus launch the A350-1100 (or A350-2000) which will probably re...

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by queb
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR Going For All New 100 Seat Turboprop ?
Replies: 100
Views: 28671

Re: ATR Going For All New 100 Seat Turboprop ?

Ain't gonna happen. Just because the new CEO is a former Airbus guy won't change much. Airbus itself still needs to support the project, and they don't see the business case. Agree, in addition, the return of investment for ATR on a $5 billions clean sheet aircraft (according to Leeham) will never ...

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by queb
Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Global 7000 Aircraft to Mach 0.995 in Early Flight Testing
Replies: 9
Views: 2436

Global 7000 Aircraft to Mach 0.995 in Early Flight Testing

Mach 0.995 in flight testing with FTV1 after only 200 hours of flight. Impressive. http://www.bombardier.com/en/media/newsList/details.bba_20170329_need-for-speed-propels-global-7000-aircraft-to-mach.bombardiercom.html? The Global 7000 aircraft is the largest business jet to operate so close to the ...

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by queb
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop
Replies: 54
Views: 10210

Re: CSeries Milestone: LCY-JFK Nonstop

I was under the impression that the A318 in the all-J configuration could handle a nonstop westbound if need be. My understanding was that it can in the summer, and might be able to in the winter, but – in addition to the CBP benefits – it's probably better to have the stopover rather than have a n...

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by queb
Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 247472

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

https://leehamnews.com/2017/03/27/cseri ... ification/
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About LCY performance:

"The adaptation for the airport has not degraded normal performance. CSeries performance is better than announced and brochure performance will soon see its second upgrade."

https://leehamnews.com/2017/03/27/cseri ... ification/

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by queb
Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 247472

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

@topic "Burden" of 10 CS1 in the LX fleet: Take off / Ldg performance of the CS1 is also important regarding several other airports of LX' network, e.g. Florence (Italy). Niche markets connections to Longhaul. Does CS100 suffer any TOW restrictions at Lugano? At Samedan? I read about 123 ...

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by queb
Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price
Replies: 73
Views: 15114

Re: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price

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it's me or you're totally off topic.? Where did you see me talking about Q400 modernisation and Irkut? Anyway, the MC-21 is build by UAC, owned and funded by the russian government.

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by queb
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price
Replies: 73
Views: 15114

Re: cs100 price vs sukhoi superjet price

I also think bombardier has enough capibilities to build a mom model too. Capabilities ? definitely not, BBD just spend more than $5 billions for the Cseries, they don't have any money for a new program right now. Anyway, they have to modernize their bizav aircrafts portfolio first. I don't know wh...

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by queb
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 275
Views: 61511

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1

The MRJ70 is now shown in a 76-seat single-class configuration with a 31" seat pitch. Maximum capacity is 80 with 29" pitch. In a two-class configuration, there are 9 J and 60 Y for a total of 69 seats. The ideal MRJ70 for U.S. regional airlines is one that seats the maximum allowed under...

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by queb
Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next aircraft program at Bombardier
Replies: 156
Views: 24732

Re: Next aircraft program at Bombardier

VirginFlyer wrote:
Why not a PW1000 variant? Specifically a variant of the 56" fan version used for the E2-175 and the MRJ70 with a 15,000lb thrust rating.
V/F


Because he's too heavy. The CF34-8 dry weight is about 2500 lb compare to 3150 lb for the PW814 and even more for the PW1214G.

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by queb
Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will AC Express CRJ900 enter service?
Replies: 10
Views: 2046

Re: When will AC Express CRJ900 enter service?

http://www.bombardier.com/content/dam/W ... tus-en.pdf
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Per Bombardier program status report, all 5 Chorus Aviation CRJ900 have been delivered.

http://www.bombardier.com/content/dam/W ... tus-en.pdf

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by queb
Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can CS100 range be extended?
Replies: 29
Views: 8485

Re: Can CS100 range be extended?

At ISA and PW1524G engines, the CS100 TOW with 40 seats (Odyssee Airlines config) at LCY (4000 feet) is 116000lb (MTOW - 18000lb).

OWE 77650lb + Pax 9000lb = 86650lb, still enough place for 29350lb of fuel.

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by queb
Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can CS100 range be extended?
Replies: 29
Views: 8485

Re: Can CS100 range be extended?

How the officially quoted 3100 nm range of CS100 comes is not clear to me. The payload-range diagram at page 53 points at 2750 nm range with nominal payload of 26 400 pounds, making 120 passengers. For 3100 nm, I count about 23 600 pound payload, meaning about 108 passengers with luggage. 120 pax i...

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by queb
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can CS100 range be extended?
Replies: 29
Views: 8485

Re: Can CS100 range be extended?

BBD has marketed the CS100 as being capable of LCY-NYC nonstop in an all-business configuration (35 seats or so). Odyssey Airlines' business model, such as it is, is predicated upon this capability. Given the prevailing westbound headwinds, it's safe to say the same distance in the eastbound direct...

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by queb
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG orders Long Range A321Neo's for Aer Lingus
Replies: 51
Views: 13077

Re: IAG orders Long Range A321Neo's for Aer Lingus

https://twitter.com/FACFarnborough/stat ... 0008315904
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there is also some rumors for a CS300 order from IAG

"A new order for Bombardier C Series 300 jets by BA owners IAG to be announced. Deal is said to include jets for BA & Vueling & Aer Lingus"
https://twitter.com/FACFarnborough/stat ... 0008315904

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by queb
Tue Jan 24, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ likely to see 5th delay
Replies: 43
Views: 8219

Re: MRJ likely to see 5th delay

The good news is that the MRJ is equipped with the P&W GTF engine, an engine that will see continues improvements. By the time the MRJ enters service, the engine will be at least 3% more fuel efficient than today's standards. How much work and money will P&W put into updating the little GTF...

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by queb
Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ likely to see 5th delay
Replies: 43
Views: 8219

Re: MRJ likely to see 5th delay

ordell wrote:
The Japanese made newbie mistakes. Boeing found them once the planes got to Moses Lake.


Not Boeing, it's AeroTec.

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by queb
Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to replace A310 with A321neo LR (rumor)
Replies: 49
Views: 17528

Air Transat to replace A310 with A321neo LR (rumor)

Sorry, in french only: http://www.lesailesduquebec.com/?p=1403 Recap: in the AT flight attendant union publication last december 19th : "We were informed at our union management meeting on December 13 that the new A321 LR will be ordered with pre-installed crew comfort seats before delivery to ...

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