BA has just released a first (Airbus) video: Painting of G-XWBA
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzXk2-inupV ... _copy_link
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 ...Jump to post
BlueSky1976 wrote:Air Lease orders 23 A321LR + 27 A321XLR + 50 A220-300.
Not the perfect thread but still impressive picture of the formation flight:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... 38eaM8_MW0
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:/...Jump to post
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:
SpaceshipDC10 wrote:First picture: https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/viewph ... icid=10425
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
redcap1962 wrote:Turtle flying home:
First public news are coming in:
https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-d ... SFWN2100K0
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
And now the first turtle for ANA is even flying!
https://www.flickr.com/photos/133761467 ... 369056974/
New A350 paint schema for a new customer:
MSN #293; EC-NBO, E9 Evelop
EW Eurowings with A340-300 (from their website):
and destinations in the Caribbean.
EASA certifies A330neo for “beyond 180 minutes” ETOPS
https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... etops.html
SRQKEF wrote:Doha has a pool as well:
https://dohahamadairport.com/relax/vita ... ess-centre
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 ...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
MSN 250 (JJ#9) is visible with it's final registration PR-XTI on FR24:
AECM wrote:Tomorrow, 15/12, TAP Portugal will perform the first comercial flight with the A339NEO to São Paulo has TP89.
Best picture so far:
Now back online:
https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html
Flying-Tiger wrote:Avolon has firmed up 75 A320neo and 25 A321neo
PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:And our first A340-600 has just diverted to LAS:
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.
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...Jump to post
The A330-800 on it's next test flight today:
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/...Jump to post
Now online on FR24:
qf789 wrote:A330-800neo performing RTO
https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/statu ... 4142465024
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
SQ21 is online for the return flight to SIN:
BobMUC wrote:Now online on FR24:
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).