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by airnorth
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2675
Views: 348463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/BOE340/21d07642
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Another interesting track on this Boeing flight, check out the altitude and speed graphs, very interesting, def not just a ferry flight.

https://www.flightradar24.com/BOE340/21d07642

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by airnorth
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 184
Views: 27800

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

Well, I guess that ends the debate on whether or not that frame will see active service again! Still, great job by the crew, its like a reverse swiss cheese scenario where a lot of the holes lined up to result in a very good outcome.

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by airnorth
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2675
Views: 348463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/BOE273/21cfe2a4

ARA - MWH does Boeing have any kind of facilities in Louisiana?
Seems to be a "normal" flight at cruising altitude and speed.
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Here is what I am assuming is another test flight:
https://www.flightradar24.com/BOE273/21cfe2a4

ARA - MWH does Boeing have any kind of facilities in Louisiana?
Seems to be a "normal" flight at cruising altitude and speed.

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by airnorth
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2675
Views: 348463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Curious if a new thread might be needed for 737 MAX flight testing, and re entry into service? It seems as if AC completed 6 flights today with C-GEJL Here are the results on FR24. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/c-gejl I am assuming these are test flights, and not an error in the FR24 d...

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by airnorth
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2675
Views: 348463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Hi, I just saw an Air Canada 737 Max 8 take off from CYVO en route to CYYB. Anyone know anything on that? https://www.flightradar24.com/ACA2354/21cd0064 Its interesting when you search on FR24 for the flight history of C-GEJL. The website shows a flight from YYC - YUL on Aug 16th, then today there ...

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by airnorth
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 386
Views: 107404

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

I would like to chime in and say thanks to WoodysAeroimag for providing us with steady high quality content of produced 737 MAX's. Please keep providing the endless photos! There are plenty of post describing where the completed units are stored, scroll through the existing threads, or simply using ...

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by airnorth
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread
Replies: 327
Views: 89171

Re: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread

whywhyzee wrote:
https://www.instagram.com/p/B1Cfbi6HVxW/?igshid=acgsdx6h9zmf

First photo I have seen. Next one will also wear the Star Alliance livery.


Looks great!

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by airnorth
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2675
Views: 348463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

https://www.the-star.co.ke/business/ken ... st-boeing/

Pretty sure the lawsuits started a few month back, looks like in this example they are adding their names to a class action.
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ArgentoSystems wrote:
Lawsuits are beginning to materialize.
https://www.the-star.co.ke/business/ken ... st-boeing/

Pretty sure the lawsuits started a few month back, looks like in this example they are adding their names to a class action.

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by airnorth
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2675
Views: 348463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Except cutting all the rudder control cables with a single piece of debris from an uncontained engine failure... Which may also be the same on the NG. Also, it isn't a fact that it is an issue. I would guess if someone filed a freedom of information act request for the certification package it coul...

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by airnorth
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spotting at Yellowknife Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 1376

Re: Spotting at Yellowknife Canada

I agree with the above, go for a walk around and check out the different hangers. We were stranded for a few hours one day when our charter, Summit, had a flat tire, so we wandered over to Buffalo. Quite unexpectedly, Mikey walked in to help us, super nice guy, and we starting shooting the breeze, b...

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by airnorth
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2675
Views: 348463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

The automotive industry saw a recent example where the parts supplier was also held responsible for supplying defective air bags. The airbag fiasco at Takata was the demise of the company. The auto manufacturers were of course responsible to repair the cars on behalf of the consumer. But in this ex...

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by airnorth
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 2675
Views: 348463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Do you understand how business works in the real world? Everything that goes into a Boeing branded plane is Boeing's responsibility Stop trying to deflect blame Last month it was all the pilots fault. Now it's the subcontractors Lol :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: The manufacturer of a finished...

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by airnorth
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 512
Views: 123371

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

Great post mfranjic, lots of facts and background information, I appreciate the hard work!

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by airnorth
Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pratt & Whitney reduces life limits for A220, E190/E195-E2 engines
Replies: 30
Views: 7955

Re: Pratt & Whitney reduces life limits for A220, E190/E195-E2 engines

This sort of stuff isn't a big deal. The rest of the engine is fine. This is about a $180,000 part having to be replaced early. Lightsaber Late edit:. To further extend the analogy, your break rotors will corrode past safe in say 20 months, but this is taxi duty. So you will still get to 90% of the...

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by airnorth
Thu May 23, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The requirement for the MCAS has been cited a number of times in this thread. Exactly where I don't know, but its in here somewhere, it was much discussed a few days ago.

Oh, and I just figured out the salt reference, lol!

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by airnorth
Tue May 21, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 44% say wont take MAX for a year?
Replies: 96
Views: 8029

Re: 44% say wont take MAX for a year?

I think the Max will be the safest plane once the grounding is lifted, just due to the amount of reviews from all of the different authorities. I always thought that all jurisdictions did do their own reviews , but it seems that they all either follow the FAA or EASA lead, and rubber stamp it. Havin...

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by airnorth
Wed May 15, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

I guess I don't share the fear that many posters have of the 737 Max. Happy to fly on it again whenever the next opportunity arises. Like over 50% of the people on this forum, I am not an expert, but with the software, hardware, and training changes, it will all be fine. You should read Roger's com...

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by airnorth
Wed May 15, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

I guess I don't share the fear that many posters have of the 737 Max. Happy to fly on it again whenever the next opportunity arises.

Like over 50% of the people on this forum, I am not an expert, but with the software, hardware, and training changes, it will all be fine.

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by airnorth
Mon May 13, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 550
Views: 124270

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Good info thanks. I have noticed it before in some pics, now I know why there is so much dust, plus, I agree, great angle and light to capture in this photo.

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by airnorth
Mon May 13, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 550
Views: 124270

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Why is there so much brake dust, or is this just perfect lighting to highlight the dust?

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by airnorth
Wed May 08, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon

DALMD80 wrote:
I remember MH17 but not the others. Yeah I put the SSJ in above. Thank God it's just a hull loss. The media's gonna be all over this.

Unlikely there will be very much media coverage on this in North America.

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by airnorth
Wed May 08, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Not until the investigations are complete! :roll: The posts that are starting to irk me the most are those along the lines of "the airlines, the pilots, the sensor manufacturer and Boeing will all end up sharing the blame". While this *might* actually hold some truth, it totally diverts a...

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by airnorth
Wed May 08, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biman Bangladesh Q400 accident at Yangon
Replies: 19
Views: 4470

Re: BIMAN DASH-8 Q400 CRASH IN YANGOON

Wow! the photos in the link say "slipped" off the runway, but the Q-400 is busted up pretty bad, that is a hell of a slip!
Hope everyone is fine.

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by airnorth
Wed May 08, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The posts that are starting to irk me the most are those along the lines of "the airlines, the pilots, the sensor manufacturer and Boeing will all end up sharing the blame". While this *might* actually hold some truth, it totally diverts away from the monumental, totally avoidable, highly...

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by airnorth
Tue May 07, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QytfYyHmxtc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBqDcUqJ5_Q&t=1279s Even veteran US pilots working at major US Airlines are in agreement with the actions taken by the pilots. So please take a word or two from them and give us a break. If that doesn't convince you the...

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by airnorth
Tue May 07, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 question
Replies: 64
Views: 11940

Re: A220 question

I think the economics of the A220 along with the market niche it inhabits will make it ultimately a very successful aircraft. The DL order was huge for the program. I think it would be an outstanding choice for WN to open up new markets and routes. All the the A220 needs is another tent pole (i.e. ...

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by airnorth
Tue May 07, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Not an argument but a question. Let's assume that whatever the crew did was not in accordance with Boeing procedures. The aircraft was actually not in stall and over speeding, pilots probably could see that being close to the ground. Despite one shaking stick, their priority was to climb. They retr...

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by airnorth
Mon May 06, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

There are good reasons the procedures are written the way they are. I've written about this previously. The point is, the crew do not know the state of their airplane. They only know a stick shaker is going off. They also know the other stick shaker is not going off. You keep pounding on the stick ...

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by airnorth
Fri May 03, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Curious if anyone has information or links to issues related to MCAS errors on the new build MAX planes still rolling off the production line. With all of the test flights, and painting trips, plus storage flights, that is quite a few hours of flight time. Any news on testing of MCAS fixes? Thanks....

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by airnorth
Fri May 03, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Curious if anyone has information or links to issues related to MCAS errors on the new build MAX planes still rolling off the production line. With all of the test flights, and painting trips, plus storage flights, that is quite a few hours of flight time. Any news on testing of MCAS fixes? Thanks. ...

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by airnorth
Fri May 03, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

There seems to be some consensus from pilots that procedures were not followed. Yet months after the first accident, I still read (with high attention) pilots debating here what procedures should be followed. This all comes back to facts versus opinions. Unfortunately we do not know all of the fact...

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by airnorth
Thu May 02, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385681

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Hardly, the plane trimmed itself into the ground. That's the million dollar question. If they had followed the procedures for stick shaker, MCAS would never have activated. The MCAS shouldve worked regardless of whether you think that the pilots should have done something. The MAX flew its pilots a...

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by airnorth
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716402

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

OldAeroGuy and Galaxyflyer, thanks for all of you're patience. I'm sure there are many on here that read what you post, and try to learn from it. Others it seems , look for fault in your answers, and will continually ask over and over again, the same question looking for a different interpretation t...

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by airnorth
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are these contrails alarming?
Replies: 40
Views: 5280

Re: Are these contrails alarming?

I was sunbathing on Blacks Beach on April 1, and later that night I felt a slight burning on my testicles. Could that be related to these chem trails?! If you felt a similar burning on your buttocks at the same time, it almost certainly was related. BTW, there was a lot of activity in the skies tha...

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by airnorth
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are these contrails alarming?
Replies: 40
Views: 5280

Re: Are these contrails alarming?

I was sunbathing on Blacks Beach on April 1, and later that night I felt a slight burning on my testicles. Could that be related to these chem trails?! BTW, there was a lot of activity in the skies that day....

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by airnorth
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports
Replies: 165
Views: 14638

Re: Chick-fil-A Hits Turbulence At Three U.S. Airports

I vote with my dollar for a number of reasons, and have never purchased anything from CFA. I also go out of my way not to support anything made in china, that is a great way to save money! Try it one day, walk down any hardware store, or department store and only buy non chinese, I almost guarantee ...

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by airnorth
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OSM Aviation orders 60 all-electric planes
Replies: 55
Views: 5352

Re: OSM Aviation orders 60 all-electric planes

AvWeb writer expresses the same reservations as I do about electrics as flight school aircraft... Are Electrics Finally Real? Real compared to what? To a busy flight school relying on Skyhawks or Cherokees to train students eight to 10 hours a day? No. We haven’t turned that corner yet and even tho...

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by airnorth
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OSM Aviation orders 60 all-electric planes
Replies: 55
Views: 5352

Re: OSM Aviation orders 60 all-electric planes

Very cool to learn about this aircraft. It is difficult to follow all of the arguments on both sides of the electric vehicle, renewable energy, climate change debate. Everybody wants numbers and facts, why? So they can produce opposing numbers and facts. We have to be able to weed through all of the...

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by airnorth
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a movie on Max Ward of Wardair
Replies: 9
Views: 1240

Re: a movie on Max Ward of Wardair

Mr. Ward was a great guy to fly for. Being a pilot himself, he always bought us the best airplanes with the biggest engines! He was very "hands on". More than once, when I arrived at the plane, he would be there ... making sure the plane was spotless, the meals were as he ordered, the log...

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by airnorth
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B737Max: Affected Travel Plans?
Replies: 4
Views: 1211

Re: B737Max: Affected Travel Plans?

My Vancouver via Montreal to Halifax flight this Sunday was cancelled by Air Canada yesterday. Told me that only availability on that route was two days later. Rescheduled via Toronto but now arriving into Halifax at 240am Monday instead of 8pm Sunday. Apparently all Halifax to Heathrow traffic is ...

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by airnorth
Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best hotel in L.A
Replies: 4
Views: 843

Re: Best hotel in L.A

Best place to eat hands down is the In and Out burger right next to LAX, great spotting opportunities.

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by airnorth
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are Bus Boardings so Common in Europe and so Rare in the USA?
Replies: 188
Views: 21440

Re: Why Are Bus Boardings so Common in Europe and so Rare in the USA?

I have had that happen at FRA several times, and actually enjoy the trip around the apron looking at the planes, very cool!

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by airnorth
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 20407

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

This has probably been asked and answered before, but will ANA be the last new operator of the 380?
Amazing livery, very cool!

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by airnorth
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: From 737 'Jurassic' to 737 'Classic' before MCAS
Replies: 22
Views: 3022

Re: From 737 'Jurassic' to 737 'Classic' before MCAS

Great questions, and interesting thread. Hopefully this one stays on track and is civil. Looking forward to information on this.

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by airnorth
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL
Replies: 108
Views: 20146

Re: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL

Vladex wrote:
I am in Canada, AC bought a cheap and apparently flawed aircraft and they deserve to be exposed for it. They were boasting about it. In the open market they would be finished but aviation is a total government entity so they are protected as it's in their name.

Ridiculous statement, Trolling.

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by airnorth
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 716402

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

It does also highlight the problem of making the groundings a political/media/PR driven decision; you don't want politicians to be deciding whether planes should fly or not. This is something that I have wondered as well. All of the countries that have allowed the plane to fly, have allowed it beca...

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by airnorth
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL
Replies: 108
Views: 20146

Re: What MAX Ban Means For Air Canada TATL

Curious as to how far ahead fleet planners look? Is it a rotating two week schedule, or more often than that? Lets assume that the grounding lasts as long as the 787 event, and we have 4 months of down time, how long will it take for AC to juggle their fleets and routes to get back to "normal&q...

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by airnorth
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 47020

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

Sooner787 wrote:
Anyone else notice the registration painted on the underside of the port wing?

It looks like N779XW, but it is really difficult to say from the pics.

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by airnorth
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repub. Rep warns Cohen
Replies: 64
Views: 4268

Re: Repub. Rep warns Cohen

As for the Dem's time frame the rate their are going Trump will be termed out after his second term and they will still searching for the nearest CNN microphone and start reciting the same lame propaganda that Russia interfered, It has been long established that the Russians did interfere. The ques...

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