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by BoeingGuy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 61
Views: 7408

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

I also think it’s the guy’s fault. Why didn’t he plan to arrive a day early to give some padding? I’d NEVER book a ticket to arrive the same day for something critical such as wedding, cruise, business meeting, etc. He tried to buy the cheapest tickets possible and then expected the airline to accom...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 biggest failures in commercial aviation?
Replies: 39
Views: 1541

Re: Top 10 biggest failures in commercial aviation?

The MD-90 had received 328 orders and options three months after its November 1989 launch. What happened to cause it to end up with only 116 aircraft deliveries? The options were cancelled; it wasn’t efficient owing to ballast being added forward to offset the heavy engines; Boeing took over and wa...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA diversion to Yuma
Replies: 27
Views: 4429

Re: AA diversion to Yuma

Slip through what cracks? We don’t need a thread on every diversion. Very true...but a little more interesting when one goes off line. I was surprised that there were stairs that could handle an A320. Yuma isn't really an "off line" airport for AA. SkyWest operates to PHX and DFW for Amer...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA diversion to Yuma
Replies: 27
Views: 4429

Re: AA diversion to Yuma

[*]

travaz wrote:
I think Boeing used YUM for some of the HOT test. I think the 777 and 787 both made visits to YUM


That’s right. Boeing does hot weather testing at YUM. Guess what kind of testing they do at FAI in the winter.

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA md80s
Replies: 10
Views: 893

Re: AA md80s

WOW...rudeness abounds....I dont search forum's, I look at the first page and scroll down, to see what's being discussed....I spend little time on the computer so I get what I log on for and that's it....It would be nice to keep the Super 80's around, so much better than the 737-800's. If I want to...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA applies for DFW-Guayaquil, Quito
Replies: 46
Views: 5252

Re: AA applies for DFW-Guayaquil, Quito

jmatheussylva wrote:
Apparently AA has updated its request to 7 fxs both for UIO and GYE using A319

Sent from my SM-J600G using Tapatalk


Both routes would be daily each? DFW-UIO was an A 319 when it operated previously.

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6596

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

I don't remember them using a 747, but I flew them HNL-ORD on a 707-351 in 1970. Me and six other passengers. it didn't last long. Didn’t NW also fly ORD-ITO at one point. WA briefly tried MSP-HNL back in the 70s also. I don't think NW did ORD-ITO. if they did, it sure wasn't for long. Right. A few...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RAT Deployment and ETOPS
Replies: 29
Views: 2003

Re: RAT Deployment and ETOPS

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Do any of the A or B planes RATs have a retract function? We did on the C-5 but didn’t on any of the BBD planes. Retract on the Lockheed was at a maximum of 180:KIAS, but it worked.


Boeing airplane RATs do not auto-retract. Can only be stowed in the ground.

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Eurowhite Livery
Replies: 23
Views: 1735

Re: Best Eurowhite Livery

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-West/McDonnell-Douglas-DC-9-31/1355080/L?qsp=eJwtjMEKg0AMRP8l515EsOCt/kB76A%2BE7NAurLokOVTEfzcuvc3MY95Osi6On7%2B3ChrJwCpfulFl5dlo3ImzlrxccOi7eyBb1actemLHQwTVkf77UxP0QjBplk8cuwjQV8vUD7GnbLVwc8A5FzqOE2TBLNg%3D http://departedwings.com/The%20Airlines/Air%20West/N9330...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6596

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

Planeboy17 wrote:
TWA1985 wrote:
Apparently Northwest Orient served HNL non-stop from ORD back in the 70’s using a 747.

I’m pretty sure that Continental did ORD-HNL as well in 1970 or around there with either 707 or 747 or both.


You’re right. I think it was CO that did ORD-ITO, not NW as I said.

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop
Replies: 48
Views: 6596

Re: DFW/ATL/IAH & Hawaiian Cities Nonstop

Apparently Northwest Orient served HNL non-stop from ORD back in the 70’s using a 747. I don't remember them using a 747, but I flew them HNL-ORD on a 707-351 in 1970. Me and six other passengers. it didn't last long. Didn’t NW also fly ORD-ITO at one point. WA briefly tried MSP-HNL back in the 70s...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Is Hawaiian Airlines going to fly nonstop to Orlando?
Replies: 18
Views: 3538

Re: Is Hawaiian Airlines going to fly nonstop to Orlando?

FX1816 wrote:
a318 wrote:
I see Ontario, Oakland and Osaka. No Orlando.


Interesting that it has ONT in the list, HAL stopped serving ONT late 2004.


It’s clearly shown as a discontinued destination. Surprised it was that long ago though.

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 8468

Re: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019

The MAX will fly again, all this dreary talk is ludicrous. The only issue is Boeing employees are going to have to park elsewhere if they keep using the parking lots to park the non-delivered ones. People said similar things about the 787 and not a peep is mentioned about that airliner today. the 7...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL's A330neo fly SEA-SIN/SYD!?
Replies: 35
Views: 7534

Re: Can DL's A330neo fly SEA-SIN/SYD!?

Another example of Delta dropping the ball on the 787... Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk If only Boeing delivered the airplane on time. Not sure what you are getting at with such a pointless statement. All 787s are on time for several years now, including when DL would have taken delivery if t...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 8468

Re: American Ailrines extends 737 Max flight cancellations through November 2019

By January 2020 Boeing will have at least 400 built 737's lying around, so about $50bn of stock, is continuing production sustainable? Is laying off 6000 workers and being forced to pay Federally mandated WARN penalties an option either? Imagine if you were a assembly worker who did nothing to caus...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at LHR
Replies: 63
Views: 11883

Re: Delta at LHR

Here's the US3's flights to MUC, BRU, ZRH and VIE just to give some balance to UA and the many more Star Alliance hubs. And then I'm going to throw in MAD as well, as that's a significant OW hub. So across LHR/AMS/CDG/FRA/MUC/BRU/ZRH/VIE/MAD for the US3 totals are : DL x 56 flights AA x 41 flights ...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?
Replies: 293
Views: 35139

Re: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?

The 737 MAX illustrates exactly what is wrong with Boeing’s safety culture. It’s not a “safety” culture. It’s a beancounter culture. The fact that short term cost savings for one person’s budget is rewarded. That’s the problem. Ironically, Dennis’ new Boeing Behaviors call for a paradigm shift that...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?
Replies: 293
Views: 35139

Re: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?

The 737 MAX illustrates exactly what is wrong with Boeing’s safety culture. It’s not a “safety” culture. It’s a beancounter culture. The fact that short term cost savings for one person’s budget is rewarded. That’s the problem. Ironically, Dennis’ new Boeing Behaviors call for a paradigm shift that...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?
Replies: 293
Views: 35139

Re: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?

Ok, so lets summarise the recent issues that have happened with Boeing - 787 Batteries and grounding, followed by whistle blowing about the safety culture around the manufacturing process of this plane. Including falsified records for delivered planes. - KC-46 USAF sent them back due Category-1 def...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?
Replies: 293
Views: 35139

Re: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?

Ok, so lets summarise the recent issues that have happened with Boeing - 787 Batteries and grounding, followed by whistle blowing about the safety culture around the manufacturing process of this plane. Including falsified records for delivered planes. - KC-46 USAF sent them back due Category-1 def...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?
Replies: 293
Views: 35139

Re: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?

Ok, so lets summarise the recent issues that have happened with Boeing - 787 Batteries and grounding, followed by whistle blowing about the safety culture around the manufacturing process of this plane. Including falsified records for delivered planes. - KC-46 USAF sent them back due Category-1 def...

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by BoeingGuy
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022
Replies: 102
Views: 12989

Re: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022

Eva Air ceased ops in 2016 Saudia ceased ops in 2013 JAL ceased ops in 2013 Lightsaber Didn't Reno Air also fly the MD-90? They ended up flying at AA but not for long, they were quickly disposed of as the MD-87s were. I know SAS flew them too. Are Delta's remaining MD-90s now based out of ATL or mo...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RAT Deployment and ETOPS
Replies: 29
Views: 2003

Re: RAT Deployment and ETOPS

I'm confused. BoeingGuy says the 787 RAT only provides electric power. Is there a dedicated emergency hydraulic pump powered by the RAT electrical supply? According to the training manual I have: The RAT system is powered by a two-blade turbine, which drives an electrical generator and a hydraulic ...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Past: A Braniff Boeing 747 video
Replies: 36
Views: 4100

Re: Airliners Past: A Braniff Boeing 747 video

Those were the days of low load factors. Cool video thanks.

I thought Braniff only ever used the 747 DAL-HNL.

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 61763

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Typically we are about a month away from AA announcing new summer, seasonal destinations. Any thoughts as to what some might be? More or less, last year's announcement was on August 21st. AA could add DFW-NGO and DFW-KIX nonstop service (on at least a seasonal basis) since the DFW Metroplex has sig...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RAT Deployment and ETOPS
Replies: 29
Views: 2003

Re: RAT Deployment and ETOPS

On the A350 the RAT generates electric power only. No hydraulic power. If you lose both engine you lose all four hydraulic pumps powering both systems. Emergency hydraulic power is provided by self-contained actuators. So even if you lose all (main) hydraulics you still have working control surface...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted
Replies: 85
Views: 19264

Re: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted

The correct response to filing a report about a pilot asking for alcohol while on duty is NOT to demote the person pointing out a dangerous situation . And BLATANTLY ILLEGAL situation! Korea should make it a crime to attempt to drink alcohol within 24 hours of flying (if that isn't the law already)...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: Airbus Poised to Overtake Boeing as Biggest Plane Maker
Replies: 22
Views: 6407

Re: WSJ: Airbus Poised to Overtake Boeing as Biggest Plane Maker

strfyr51 wrote:
the vast majority of airlines deliver their OWN airplanes. United has their Own Engineering crews to deliver airplanes from Boeing mostly to SEA or SFO where they're prepped for service,


Not the issue. Boeing still needs to fly B1 and C1 flights on every airplane.

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6279

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

Delta values the safety of its passengers over profits................................... :stirthepot: :duck: While these comments are cute it doesn't really contribute to the topic. Mods this thread is moving into yet another Max bashing thread, maybe time to close I think. It’s not “cute”. It’s a...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6279

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

Can we stay on topic and not turn this into another Max bashing thread? /rant Multibillion dollar corporations don't make decisions on emotion. Delta doesn't "hate Boeing" any more than "Boeing hates Delta". The a321 is an impressive airframe and I'm sure that is why they purcha...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6279

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

Can we stay on topic and not turn this into another Max bashing thread? /rant Multibillion dollar corporations don't make decisions on emotion. Delta doesn't "hate Boeing" any more than "Boeing hates Delta". The a321 is an impressive airframe and I'm sure that is why they purcha...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6279

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

hOMSaR wrote:
I’m envisioning OP spins two wheels (one with an airline’s name and the other with an aircraft type) and that determines the next topic that gets posted.


The third wheel is cities. When will DL return to HKG? Why does DL use the A330 instead of the A350 on DTW-NGO?

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6279

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

Boeing and DL never had a great relationship and DL were traditionally a Douglas customer. They've had big Boeing orders in the past (see recently completed 737 order) but these days Boeing don't offer anything can't be matched in some degree by Airbus. Boeing's antics with BBD over the C-Series ce...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6279

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

twaconnie wrote:
Francoflier wrote:
Premonition?
:scratchchin:

Remember they also didn't buy the DC-10.


DL flew DC-10s but the leased them, IIRC. So technically, I think you are correct.

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6279

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

BrianWilkes wrote:
Cos there rubbish????


At least a 737 Max can properly use basic English spelling and grammar.

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: There’s something special about XXX plane
Replies: 18
Views: 1285

Re: There’s something special about XXX plane

I think that’s the case with that particular mechanical system yes However I was just reading the new A321XLR will have a form of ‘dial a flap’ where you can select a specific angle, other than the fixed, gated positions through the FMC Incidentally, we very rarely used the dial a flap function on ...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA EWR-NAP and EWR-PRG, Performance
Replies: 32
Views: 6582

Re: UA EWR-NAP and EWR-PRG, Performance

Wasn't SVQ just a rumor? I know it would just be a pipe dream but Spain-wise, BIO (Bilbao) would really be fantastic and not sure there's any transatlantic service to any city nearby. LYS -- a very beautiful, overlooked city (or maybe just overshadowed by Paris) with a good financial sector. I wond...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: There’s something special about XXX plane
Replies: 18
Views: 1285

Re: There’s something special about XXX plane

The DC9, MD80 and 717 all have ‘dial a flap’ Allright, didn't know that. That makes it unique to McDonnell-Douglas Jets I suppose? I think that’s the case with that particular mechanical system yes However I was just reading the new A321XLR will have a form of ‘dial a flap’ where you can select a s...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How were Alaska Airlines services to Russia in the 1990s!?
Replies: 23
Views: 5892

Re: How were Alaska Airlines services to Russia in the 1990s!?

UA857 wrote:
Could AS relaunch the Far East Russia Services with the new A321XLR?


The 737-700 would probably be a better airplane for that market. They could do it if they choose.

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How were Alaska Airlines services to Russia in the 1990s!?
Replies: 23
Views: 5892

Re: How were Alaska Airlines services to Russia in the 1990s!?

Magadan, Khabarvosk and Vladivostok were the final citiies served and it was really pushing the capabilites of the MD80. Alternate airports were few and good luck finding de-icing fluid. Flight loads were fairly good...but local services were iffy for both operations and for crew layovers. Crew wer...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flyadeal cancels 737 max order

Thank you. The notion that the Max is inherently unstable aerodynamically is uninformed and offered up far too often. All large fans pitch up when power is added. Boeing should have implemented MCAS exactly as it is in the KC-46. The issues are with software, cooperate culture, and lousy QC (AoA). ...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flyadeal cancels 737 max order

The problem for Boeing is that even if they eventually get the software to work they will still have an unstable aircraft. Fighter jets are unstable but the pilots get an ejection seat just in case the software fails, Boeing 737 passengers don't. AIrbus sell a stable aircraft Boeing don't. I can se...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA
Replies: 48
Views: 5624

Re: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA

California has alot of AM presence. For example, SMF has almost daily, night service to Guadalajara. I have tried to book AA to Guadalajara from SMF and I have to go to DFW. US, before the merger, had a great early morning departure SMF with a change in PHX. DL presence in SMF is limited to LAX, AT...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flyadeal cancels 737 max order

In no way did Boeing not think the airplane was completely safe or it wouldn’t have been delivered. Is that why they were already scrambling to fix MCAS before the second accident? I understand that you have a vested interest in Boeing, and an obvious emotional link. But I'd be careful about deroga...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flyadeal cancels 737 max order

I thought the issue is that delay may cause unrecoverable dive? The same delay may be recoverable for NG due to aero differences It’s exactly identical to the NG. Totally recoverable. Just that a certain FAA pilot decided to make up his own interpretation of CFR 25.1309 that wasn’t warranted or fai...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flydeal cancels 737 max order

It's already the second "slap in the face" Boeing receives. Didn't an airline from Indonesia or somewhere in the Far East also cancel their MAX, the one who received only one MAX prior to the grounding? I won't be surprised if American chooses not to take theirs. I don't mean to disrespec...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flyadeal cancels 737 max order

It’s exactly identical to the NG. Totally recoverable. Just that a certain FAA pilot decided to make up his own interpretation of CFR 25.1309 that wasn’t warranted or fair. I’m assuming Boeing thought that it was better strategically to not fight it, even though the ruling was totally inappropriate...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flydeal cancels 737 max order

We gonna see more of this, if Boeing doesn't provide an effectively solution quickly! It's already the second "slap in the face" Boeing receives. Didn't an airline from Indonesia or somewhere in the Far East also cancel their MAX, the one who received only one MAX prior to the grounding? ...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flyadeal cancels 737 max order

I was just reading recently online of a THIRD software glitch found after the recognition of the first two software glitches in regards to the MAX. What I could not figure out if the article's reporter had mistaken the third glitch for the second? ARE we really up to three glitches on the Software ...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 14822

Re: Flyadeal cancels 737 max order

The problem for Boeing is that even if they eventually get the software to work they will still have an unstable aircraft. Fighter jets are unstable but the pilots get an ejection seat just in case the software fails, Boeing 737 passengers don't. AIrbus sell a stable aircraft Boeing don't. I can se...

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