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by BobMUC
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 383398

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Very bad news and we should be prepared to have additional threads for Q3 AND Q4. Nobody wants this but I don't see a chance how the grounding will be lifted within the next three month.

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UA947 wrote:


Just to save the click and not waiting 1 sec during loading the page... :)

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/138463759 ... 101951183/

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by BobMUC
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 783
Views: 315986

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Great work guys, love this thread. Quick question why are some A350s painted before engine installation and some painted after. What determines this decision? There might be different factors but at least if the birds (like Etihad A6-XWA) are painted in Hamburg instead of Toulouse then they should ...

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by BobMUC
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124164

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... 21xlr.html
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BlueSky1976 wrote:
Air Lease orders 23 A321LR + 27 A321XLR + 50 A220-300.


It's a Letter of Intent but still very nice!

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... 21xlr.html

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by BobMUC
Wed May 29, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not
Replies: 83
Views: 12493

Re: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not

Maybe to add a 6 thing to the positive list: Airbus is planning a formation flight for today. A380, A350, A330, A320, A220 & BelugaXL. I think the first two aircraft are already flying: https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB50WA/20af8527 https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB50OW/20af83d7 Lineup: https:/...

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by BobMUC
Wed May 29, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not
Replies: 83
Views: 12493

Re: Airbus 50 Years Celebration - 5 things Airbus got right and 5 it did not

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB50WA/20af8527
https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB50OW/20af83d7
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Maybe to add a 6 thing to the positive list:
Airbus is planning a formation flight for today. A380, A350, A330, A320, A220 & BelugaXL.

I think the first two aircraft are already flying:
https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB50WA/20af8527
https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB50OW/20af83d7

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by BobMUC
Sun May 19, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: National Airlines (N8) introduces A330?
Replies: 20
Views: 6191

Re: National Airlines (N8) introduces A330?

https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewph ... icid=10425


Looks pretty good!
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SpaceshipDC10 wrote:


Looks pretty good!

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by BobMUC
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF) currently closed because of an accident
Replies: 29
Views: 8997

Re: Airport Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF) currently closed because of an accident

Pictures of the landing, could have turned very bad very quickly: https://www.aerotelegraph.com/berlin-schoenefeld-flugbereitschaft-bombardier-global-5000-kippte-unkontrolliert-nach-links-und-rechts I think that's NOT the way a normal landing should look like... A 10+ to the pilots! Article confirm...

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by BobMUC
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 89
Views: 19587

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

It will soon be. So within 5 years after closing the line due to a lack of interest, carriers will complain that there is no adequate replacement. And after 10 years of market studies, Boeing will launch a 7107 for the TOM (Top Of the Market) gap. Curious to see ANA #2 fully painted. I understand t...

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by BobMUC
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 783
Views: 315986

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Air France's first A350's have been revealed https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7828/46696013534_efd08d7c97_b.jpg France by Kind Of New , on Flickr https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7802/32477128637_2954df1817_b.jpg France by Kind Of New , on Flickr https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7927/32477128627_c5ae8a4e...

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by BobMUC
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 89
Views: 19587

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/ANA9398/1fde5a54


Nice cross-wind landing at Narita:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G3yD_nGukM
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redcap1962 wrote:


Nice cross-wind landing at Narita:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G3yD_nGukM

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by BobMUC
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH orders 20 B789 and 20 additional A350; Will sell 6 A380s back to Airbus
Replies: 351
Views: 54226

Re: LH orders 20 B789 and 20 additional A350; Will sell 6 A380s back to Airbus

https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-d ... SFWN2100K0
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First public news are coming in:

https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-d ... SFWN2100K0

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by BobMUC
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5474
Views: 716741

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

The photo above looks a bit strange to me. Just few hours after the crash it should be damn hot to stand there. Also I don’t see any fire or smoke. And no safety/emergency personnel. Just a guy in a suit pulling out a piece of debris There are other photos: https://bilder.bild.de/fotos-skaliert/die...

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by BobMUC
Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 783
Views: 315986

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

MSN 272 (MU#4) on its delivery flight as MU9001. #247. #12 in 2019. #7 in February MSN 277 (DL#13) on its delivery flight as DL9959. #246. #11 in 2019. #6 in February It’s March today. We have two different things here: a) Ownership of the aircraft changed from Airbus to the customer. This is the i...

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by BobMUC
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 113
Views: 20174

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

https://www.flickr.com/photos/133761467 ... 369056974/
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And now the first turtle for ANA is even flying!

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/133761467 ... 369056974/

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by BobMUC
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 783
Views: 315986

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DzNm6lnV4AEwaf7.jpg:large

MSN #293; EC-NBO, E9 Evelop
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New A350 paint schema for a new customer:

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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DzNm6lnV4AEwaf7.jpg:large

MSN #293; EC-NBO, E9 Evelop

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by BobMUC
Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are the routes currently flown with Airbus 340 ?
Replies: 57
Views: 5445

Re: What are the routes currently flown with Airbus 340 ?

EW Eurowings with A340-300 (from their website):
MIA
RSW
EWR+JFK
and destinations in the Caribbean.

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by BobMUC
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Delta A350 Routes
Replies: 72
Views: 9354

Re: Future Delta A350 Routes

upperdeckfan wrote:
Is there a chance for the A350 to be deployed in european missions?


Delta is flying DTW to AMS with the A350!

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by BobMUC
Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 53026

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... etops.html
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EASA certifies A330neo for “beyond 180 minutes” ETOPS

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... etops.html

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by BobMUC
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 783
Views: 315986

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Actually it's not new. It's a kind of retro livery.
It was already mentioned in another thread but I couldn't find it.

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https://flic.kr/p/aWx8zz

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by BobMUC
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Attractions at Airports
Replies: 44
Views: 3694

Re: Attractions at Airports

https://dohahamadairport.com/relax/vita ... ess-centre


Ok, there are pools at other airports too but I still take PUJ... the view is unmatched and I'm not talking about the lady! :D
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SRQKEF wrote:


Ok, there are pools at other airports too but I still take PUJ... the view is unmatched and I'm not talking about the lady! :D

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by BobMUC
Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Attractions at Airports
Replies: 44
Views: 3694

Attractions at Airports

Mods, please move it to a different forum if this is the wrong one. I just saw a short report on http://www.bild.de (sorry, in German only) about attractions at airports. https://www.bild.de/reise/fluege/fluege/flughafen-wartezeit-am-airport-mit-baden-yoga-und-bier-vertreiben-59626848.bild.html Two ...

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by BobMUC
Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 783
Views: 315986

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

MSN 280 (PR#5) rolled out of paint hangar (special livery) First picture for part of the special livery: https://scontent-frt3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50611790_2547382098611392_4931534062616576000_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_ht=scontent-frt3-1.xx&oh=b4d13c18382f52de2363e8dc897be1ba&oe=5CB42661 ...

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by BobMUC
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 157902

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

SMBC has now been confirmed as buyer of 50 A320neo and 15 A321neo from 2018. The little strange thing here is that Airbus reported the undisclosed order as 50+17 aircraft. From Reuters: Jan 21 (Reuters) - Airbus AIR.PA: * Leading aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital has boosted its total order boo...

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by BobMUC
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 629978

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/1ef11f5a
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MSN 250 (JJ#9) is visible with it's final registration PR-XTI on FR24:

https://www.flightradar24.com/1ef11f5a

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by BobMUC
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 131881

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/TAP089/1ee0712c
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AECM wrote:
Tomorrow, 15/12, TAP Portugal will perform the first comercial flight with the A339NEO to São Paulo has TP89.


It‘s in the air:
https://www.flightradar24.com/TAP089/1ee0712c

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by BobMUC
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 113
Views: 20174

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wndab27nF8E
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Painting video from Airbus:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wndab27nF8E

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by BobMUC
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 113
Views: 20174

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

Turtles on a whale fits quite well! ;)

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by BobMUC
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 33902

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DuSbDoEW4AApzdX.jpg:large
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Best picture so far:

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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DuSbDoEW4AApzdX.jpg:large

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by BobMUC
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 113
Views: 20174

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DuSbDoEW4AApzdX.jpg:large
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One more:

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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DuSbDoEW4AApzdX.jpg:large

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by BobMUC
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 157902

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html
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Now back online:

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html

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by BobMUC
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 157902

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Flying-Tiger wrote:


Link is not working any more and no PR on the Airbus website.

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by BobMUC
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68720

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Per LH webpage the flight should continue to SAN shortly.

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by BobMUC
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 618
Views: 68720

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:


Very strange... they just did a go-around at LAS.

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by BobMUC
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 629978

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

FrenchPotatoEye wrote:
So, that aviation kid Alex Macheras who so proudly and confidently claimed that Etihad were canceling their a350s was yet again, spectacularly wrong as evidenced by this photo.


It is possible, that this MSN will be used for a different airline and was swaped many month ago?

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by BobMUC
Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 131881

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Corresponding PR from Airbus: Airbus delivers first A330-900 to launch operator TAP Air Portugal https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2018/11/airbus-delivers-first-a330-900-to-launch-operator-tap-air-portug.html https://airbus-h.assetsadobe2.com/is/image/content/dam/events/ceremony/deli...

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by BobMUC
Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 131881

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01TO/1e923c13
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The A330-800 on it's next test flight today:
https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01TO/1e923c13

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by BobMUC
Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 131881

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

So, 4 hours and 4 minutes total time for the first flight...that should allow a rather lengthy "redacted" video footage... Here we go: https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/news/en/2018/11/airbus--a330-800-takes-to-the-skies-for-the-first-time.html Video: http://video-eu.assetsadobe.com/airbus/...

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by BobMUC
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 131881

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01TO/1e76d5a3
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Now online on FR24:

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01TO/1e76d5a3

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by BobMUC
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 131881

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... 4142465024


FF is now scheduled for tomorrow 11/6. 10:30 CET:

https://twitter.com/Airbus/status/1059458758647123968
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qf789 wrote:


FF is now scheduled for tomorrow 11/6. 10:30 CET:

https://twitter.com/Airbus/status/1059458758647123968

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by BobMUC
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Folding 777 Wingtips
Replies: 125
Views: 24949

Re: Folding 777 Wingtips

Can anyone post the photo of the folding wingtip? You mean this one? https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_900,c_fill,g_auto,h_506,ar_16:9/http%3A%2F%2Fcdn.cnn.com%2Fcnnnext%2Fdam%2Fassets%2F181005111132-777x-painted-folding-wingtip-142.jpg https://dynaimage.cdn.cnn.com/cnn/q_auto,w_900,c_fill...

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by BobMUC
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways signs agreement to purchase 8 A330-800neo's
Replies: 82
Views: 14931

Re: Kuwait Airways signs agreement to purchase 8 A330-800neo's

Confirmation from Airbus: https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2018/10/kuwait-airways--newest-customer-of-the-a330neo.html The delivery of the order will start in 2019.: "The national carrier of Kuwait also has A350 XWB and A320neo Family aircraft on order. The delivery of the new ...

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by BobMUC
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 42081

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

101.4 ton of fuel used, landed with 10 ton remaining ... Not bad https://twitter.com/FATIIIAviation/status/1050684281213747200 So at 0.81 Kg/l that's 125,000l used and 138,000l carried? So it didn't even need to use the additional fuel capacity of the ULR. Wow. I've heard different accounts of whet...

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by BobMUC
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 42081

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/SIA21/1e3012e7
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SQ21 is online for the return flight to SIN:
https://www.flightradar24.com/SIA21/1e3012e7

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by BobMUC
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 42081

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/1e2d36ae


Corrected call sign:
https://www.flightradar24.com/SIA22/1e2d2efc
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BobMUC wrote:


Corrected call sign:
https://www.flightradar24.com/SIA22/1e2d2efc

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by BobMUC
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 168
Views: 42081

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/1e2d36ae
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Now online on FR24:
https://www.flightradar24.com/1e2d36ae

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by BobMUC
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 172714

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ql-CyJWpnOM

The engines are so quiet that I initially thought the video had no audio (either that or the mic is really bad).



Airbus has released a video too:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-1bTb1UIcM
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AWY wrote:
Video of Delta's first cs1/a220: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ql-CyJWpnOM

The engines are so quiet that I initially thought the video had no audio (either that or the mic is really bad).



Airbus has released a video too:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-1bTb1UIcM

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by BobMUC
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 131881

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://youtu.be/cg5vOct3dHo
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And an Airbus video:
https://youtu.be/cg5vOct3dHo

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