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by inconel
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America
Replies: 31
Views: 7987

Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America

While a lot of people are still wondering whether/when China will emerge as an aviation powerhouse, could a completely unexpected trend be occurring under our noses: relegation of North American control of the narrow-body market to a fraction of what it was. October 2017: announced that Airbus will ...

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by inconel
Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Pushing For A380neo
Replies: 146
Views: 26048

RE: EK Pushing For A380neo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PM" class="quote" target="_blank">PM</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK<...

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by inconel
Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 17
Replies: 205
Views: 74316

RE: A380 Production Thread Part 17

I just came across a CAPA report on the ANA-Skymark proposal which discusses the placement of all 6 frames with ANA. <a href="http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/all-nippon-airways-acquisition-of-skymark-and-its-a380s-would-be-difficult-but-with-upside-for-both-184574" target="_blank">http://centr...

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by inconel
Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is The A350-1000 Underpowered?
Replies: 160
Views: 30531

RE: Is The A350-1000 Underpowered?

Ruscoe’s third paragraph in reply 87 is a good summary of the situation. To elaborate on those sentiments: I suspect Airbus was forced to use a shorter undercarriage to reduce weight to help the A358 compete with the 787. The downside, of course, is that the A351 has ended up sub-optimally fanned* -...

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