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by strfyr51
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - July 2020
Replies: 19
Views: 896

Re: AA pilot union wants US govt to purchase seats to maintain seating caps

the American pilots are wanting the Govt to mandate their operating budget. That? Isn't going to happen. Right now? the airlines can mandate that all passengers wear face coverings.. but even then? There are "butt-wipes" who will refuse to wear facial coverings and still have to be kicked ...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United DC-10's
Replies: 110
Views: 13986

Re: United DC-10's

I would be almost certain that the shortest scheduled segment operated by UA's DC-10s during their 30+ years in service was COS-DEN. Back in the 80s UA flew from IAD to BWI on either a DC10 or L1011, believe it was the DC10. It was the last flight into BWI and the first flight out the next day. Con...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2372
Views: 407256

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

United is sitting on their cash pile and are not just flying for the sake of flying. Their moves are calculated and as Kirby is getting his feet in the water as CEO he cannot be seen making stupid moves. United is like the Truculent Turtle. WN and the other LCC;s have a totally different operating m...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mid Tandem Fan (Jet engine design)
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: Mid Tandem Fan (Jet engine design)

https://ars.els-cdn.com/content/image/1-s2.0-S0376042109000347-gr10.jpg Quoting from Wikipedia In the Mid Tandem Fan concept, a high specific flow single stage fan is located between the high pressure (HP) and low pressure (LP) compressors of a turbojet core. Only bypass air is allowed to pass thro...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: how to assess engine run certifying staff
Replies: 6
Views: 552

Re: how to assess engine run certifying staff

to assess run and taxi certification you need to first be run and taxi qualified yourself. First learn the run Limits for APU operation fire test ETC. ( the proceedure should be in the flight manual) cockpit setup for engine starting and which breakers must be set for safe , Then highaircraft operat...

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by strfyr51
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2020
Replies: 84
Views: 19933

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2020

Those ex-CO 762ERs are great additions to any fleet. They will surely be flying for many decades to come. Many of those -224's were pretty new airplanes when the UA/CO merger took place United had all 763's and CO had 762's and 764's so they decided on the 763 and 764's As United got rid of their 7...

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by strfyr51
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines getting a 777
Replies: 55
Views: 14960

Re: Eastern Airlines getting a 777

I have to wonder if Eastern (2D) is going for military charters or ACMI duty. They also have the B763 which has functioned in a pinch. Even though they just got a new livery, the two B762 (base) and two B762(ER) frames are between 32 and 36 years old, and their ex-BA frames (acquired from QF) are a...

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by strfyr51
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines getting a 777
Replies: 55
Views: 14960

Re: Eastern Airlines getting a 777

There is near-zero charter for cruise ships anymore; people want to either book their own airfare or get booked on a major. This 777 has to have military/government as the main target market; otherwise it makes no sense. the Military charter market? Is going to take a damn sight more than a NEW cha...

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by strfyr51
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines getting a 777
Replies: 55
Views: 14960

Re: Eastern Airlines getting a 777

Not surprising, considering the current environment id expect pricing for the 777 to be in the toilet at the moment making it an attractive way to add capacity even if you can't fill it 100%. Although, it begs the question, where are they gonna fly the thing? Can't really fly it internationally giv...

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by strfyr51
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do AA, DL and UA Still have non-ETOPS Widebodies?
Replies: 23
Views: 7799

Re: Do AA, DL and UA Still have non-ETOPS Widebodies?

UA857 wrote:
What was the US3's last non-ETOPS widebody?

At united? It was the DC-10-10 in the 34XX nose numbers the 33XX and 35XX nose numbers flew overwater to Hawaii. the DC10-30's were all internationally equipped. all the later widebodies came or were converted to Overwater and ETOPS equipment

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by strfyr51
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?
Replies: 59
Views: 13737

Re: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?

How is this possible in todays world? Do the doctors have fake licenses as well? https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/pakistan/plane-crash-around-40-pilots-in-pakistan-have-fake-flying-licences-says-aviation-minister-1.72226964 This is exactly why I will never fly one of these airlines based in these su...

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by strfyr51
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?
Replies: 59
Views: 13737

Re: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?

This goes to the very culturally "sensitive" topics like, why do "Western" crews simply crash less often? They are from a culture that does not tolerate fake credentials, but it does allows collaborative thinking. Yes, nobody is perfect. The 737 Max certification story shows we ...

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by strfyr51
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s
Replies: 77
Views: 10202

Re: Question about Pan Am's A310-200s

I only know that when they came to DL in 1991, they were all configured the same. The -200s had a different aft lav/galley setup than the -300 and the less powerful JT9D-7R4E1 engine. Less Powerful? As compared to what? The 7R4-D/E/And G all had at least 56K and could be dialed up to 67K . What was...

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by strfyr51
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1514
Views: 259756

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Good question. 600+ Aircraft to be parked: https://news.delta.com/ed-bastian-memo-delta-taking-additional-steps-protect-our-future I personally think SLC and MSP are a bit close for hubs. One or the other will be downsized, but I fully admit, I do not know which. Complete aircraft deferals tells me...

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by strfyr51
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 520
Views: 90169

Re: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X

Ok, Humor me this. What's the actual benefit for Airlines to purchase B757+? First of all, it's not in the same family as B737NG or MAX. They don't get the benefit that they got from A320neo/A321neo pairing. How many routes actually needed A321XLR and B757+ range? From all of those routes, how many...

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by strfyr51
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 113
Views: 23578

Re: United Air’s Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

True, competition is good, but I think in the US airline industry, competition just inspires lower fares and less service. And it seems like every US airline is already trying to be a "budget" airline anyway. You prefere higher fares and less service instead? No I don't. The response to m...

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by strfyr51
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?
Replies: 59
Views: 13737

Re: Fake pilot licenses in Pakistan?

This goes to the very culturally "sensitive" topics like, why do "Western" crews simply crash less often? They are from a culture that does not tolerate fake credentials, but it does allows collaborative thinking. Yes, nobody is perfect. The 737 Max certification story shows we ...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Transonic truss the solution for regional aircraft?
Replies: 22
Views: 3151

Re: Transonic truss the solution for regional aircraft?

A question for the engineers in the forum. Is there anything other than the same engine availability issues preventing the technology being developed for the Boeing SUGAR and NASA TTBW being applied to a sub 76-seat frame? Could this tech bypass the immediate need for a new power plant with positiv...

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by strfyr51
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Airport Outsourcing
Replies: 59
Views: 16710

Re: B6 AO Outsourcing

Sure hope they can find handlers, handlers are struggling now due to lack of contracts and not enough revenue to stay in business at some stations. If they play Nice? Then maybe they can get maintenance and groun services from one of the big 3 as all e fly Airbus and know the airplane but B6 would ...

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by strfyr51
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Airport Outsourcing
Replies: 59
Views: 16710

Re: B6 AO Outsourcing

cessna53996: BZN, HDN and PSP were outsourced from day 1 as they are non daily, seasonal stations. Here’s my guesses: SMF SJC ONT BUR PDX ABQ DFW IAH SMF RNO those are all good and solid stations where B6 can add some variety. But they are also Mainline stations for United American Delta and Alaska...

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by strfyr51
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Mitsubishi sets June 1st date for acquisition of CRJ program
Replies: 51
Views: 10025

Re: Rumor: Mitsubishi cancels acquisition of CRJ program

[quote="JayinKitsap"]It is a rumor posted by FliegerFaust, many of those don't come to pass. This seemed to be a poor purchase when MHI was doing it, a lot of money to be doing service on a lot of old planes that could be going out to pasture. Who are the customers for the last 14 CRJ's co...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: El Al ops
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: El Al ops

As far as I remember, El Al traditionally suspended all flight operations during the period of the Jewish sabbath (sundown Friday until sundown Saturday). However, recently I have seen on Flightradar24 El Al flights that are airborne during this period. The arrivals/departure display on FR24 also s...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 33344

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Separate post: United made a big mistake in New York Essentially they have retrenched significantly while giving the appearance of strengthening their Newark hub Over the last decade, they have essentially made themselves worthless out of JFK and LaGuardia unless you were flying to one of their hub...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Mitsubishi space Jet and MHI RJ ( CRJ)
Replies: 2
Views: 1203

Mitsubishi space Jet and MHI RJ ( CRJ)

I just read in Aviation week that Mitsubishi is closing it's Spacejet testing up in Washington and is studying their options with the CRJ program they just bought from Canadair. they were having trouble certifying the Spacejet it appears due to wiring issues, But now that they own all the CRJ techno...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why were these A340's retired so early?
Replies: 2
Views: 930

Re: Why were these A340's retired so early?

https://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Lufthansa-stored-a340.htm Does anyone know why D-AIHM, AIHN, AIHO, AIHQ, AIHR, and AIHS were stored/scrapped so early on when many of Lufthansa's earlier A346's are still flying? Was it a problem with the planes themselves, or something else? werern;t these ? the...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't the AN225 have passenger service?
Replies: 46
Views: 8975

Re: Why doesn't the AN225 have passenger service?

I was wondering exactly that question... I was thinking, obviously pre-covid 19, why wouldn't Aeroflot for example, or other Russian airlines, use the An-225 in passenger service? At the very least, they could claim having the largest airplane in history in service, topping both 747 and A380 user a...

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by strfyr51
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Celestial Nav - Sextant Ports
Replies: 16
Views: 1725

Re: Celestial Nav - Sextant Ports

when I flew as a flight engineer in the navy we sometimes took star shots while on station to update the Plot of where we laid sonobouys for the front door to our pattern if we were handing off our prosecution of a sub to an oncoming crew or squadron. other than that? We marked the Lat-Long and clim...

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by strfyr51
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feasibility of a 737-900ER freighter
Replies: 35
Views: 6267

Re: Feasibility of a 737-900ER freighter

[quote="VSMUT"][quote="strfyr51"]whether or not they make the 737-900ER a freighter? Is not a matter of IF? It's a matter of when.. Between the Legacy carriers ALONE in the USA (AA.DL AK,UA) there are 864 t's a particular point of Pride at United Developing and certifying a 737-9...

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by strfyr51
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does airline fly at a lower than break-even load factor
Replies: 27
Views: 4611

Re: Why does airline fly at a lower than break-even load factor

Delta's break-even load factor istook almost 3 hours to move those bags ofaround 75-80% but they are currently flying at around 40-50% and are capped at 60%. Wouldn't it then make sense just to leave the plane parked? I'm thinking maybe it's about holding on to the market share? Or a lower than bre...

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by strfyr51
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 89
Views: 16814

Re: Rumor: Aeroméxico to file for Chapter 11

PSU.DTW.SCE wrote:
Only reason the US airline industry isn't all running to the courthouse is because of CARES act/funding.


Or? It could be? They didn't need to.

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by strfyr51
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 P2F first flight
Replies: 102
Views: 24137

Re: A321 P2F first flight

A320/A321P2F will be a game changer on on the narrow bodied jet freighter market, especially since B737F and B757F do not have containerised lower deck capabilities. the lower hold freight containers on a narrow body? Might be more trouble than it's worth. Because just like the LD3, LD6 or Igloos? ...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT fines COPA - Violations of Venezuela trade restrictions
Replies: 8
Views: 1937

Re: DOT fines COPA - Violations of Venezuela trade restrictions

The order was pretty clear. It included all US and foreign carriers. Either the DOT didn't inform COPA directly, COPA wasn't paying attention or they didn't care. I'm not sure who, exactly, the DOT sends these letters to and whether they have the right contacts to speak with in the event they need ...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feasibility of a 737-900ER freighter
Replies: 35
Views: 6267

Re: Feasibility of a 737-900ER freighter

whether or not they make the 737-900ER a freighter? Is not a matter of IF? It's a matter of when.. Between the Legacy carriers ALONE in the USA (AA.DL AK,UA) there are 864 737-800's and-900's (not including the -9's UA has in stock or on order) That in itself is Damn sizeable feed stock for any fre...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feasibility of a 737-900ER freighter
Replies: 35
Views: 6267

Re: Feasibility of a 737-900ER freighter

whether or not they make the 737-900ER a freighter? Is not a matter of IF? It's a matter of when.. Between the Legacy carriers ALONE in the USA (AA.DL AK,UA) there are 864 737-800's and-900's (not including the -9's UA has in stock or on order) That in itself is Damn sizeable feed stock for any frei...

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by strfyr51
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Feasibility of a 737-900ER freighter
Replies: 35
Views: 6267

Re: Feasibility of a 737-900ER freighter

I think the 737-900ER might need to have not only a tail stand Pogo for loading safety put the main deck cargo Loading door aft of the wing to put freight in the 1st loading position just aft of the cockpit, Other than that? I see no problems with the Idea

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by strfyr51
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10630

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

Whats the point. Waste a bunch of money with random tag flights? Unless they base aircraft on the mainland and really want to make a go of things, a random flight or two will hardly do anything more than lose money as they will have virtually zero pricing power or market position to utilize. Honest...

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by strfyr51
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Airport Outsourcing
Replies: 59
Views: 16710

Re: JetBlue Airport Outsourcing

JetBlue Airports VP sent notice tonight that small stations are expected to completely outsourced, above and below the wing. The specific cities were not announced, but rumor is that it will be at least 10. On another front, they’re expected to announce EWR-LAS shortly. Stay tuned... United did tha...

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by strfyr51
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10630

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

And? Pray tell? Why NOT? they have every right and could fly on the mainland ... They're a domestic carrier. The domestic market has been deregulated for ~40 years. They can fly anywhere they want - and lose a ton of money. It was explained above that infrequent tag-ons can't compete with hub conne...

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by strfyr51
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10630

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

and other than climate? Honolulu and New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Los Angeles are different How in Density? You're not making a real good argument here. HA could expend without a doubt and it's not like they shouldn't. The Matter is? the Airplanes and the route structure on the main...

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by strfyr51
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Electric taxiing tug?
Replies: 9
Views: 1561

Re: Electric taxiing tug?

I'd be concerned about having to double the number of vehicles moving around on the taxi ways. Additional failure modes... Pilot tries to take off with the tug still attached.. etc. The concept of having a tug take an airplane to the runway had already been considered and the tugs are actually avai...

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by strfyr51
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10630

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

If Hawaii have enough money, aircraft and slot, it can base anywhere they wish like AS Make ONT or LGB a hub. LGB is a hub with B6 connecting to HA, but it's got limited connections & B6's two biggest hubs are served by HA daily non-stop before the event, which means no. HA does one thing very ...

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by strfyr51
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 147085

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

COMAC would be an "Also Ran" next to Boeing and Airbus Even Combined with Embraer. Since Embraer didn't bother to check their Market in the USA before launching the E2 series, when they KNEW good and well what the ALPA contracts looked like in the USA? I cannot help but question their Bus...

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by strfyr51
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10630

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

from BOI, PVU, RNO, GEG... We will return to having five carriers with one-stop services HNL/OGG-BOI/SLC/RNO/GEG. HA is not going to win as the sixth carrier in the market. IMHO, they need to (continue to) look at secondary West Coast destinations, non-HNL/OGG destinations, and then secondary-to-se...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBD ejection strategy: got lucky or sound decision-making?
Replies: 40
Views: 5136

Re: BBD ejection strategy: got lucky or sound decision-making?

BBD bit off far more than they could chew or swallow, he Challemger was and Is a great airplane Maybe they should have stuck with building that.
They Had a successful train car business until they stretched the rubber band too thin.

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why have DL's A320-200s not been retired?
Replies: 126
Views: 21365

Re: Why have DL's A320-200s not been retired?

I think this is a matter of perspective, The A320's and A319's have commonality to the A321's the MD;s do not! The engines are common to even the 737's in many respects and can be worked in the same shop at Delta. so that reduces training and Parts, The move to keep them is a good move financially, ...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 2372
Views: 407256

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

IIRC, I thought they had plans to dump a handful of the 763ERs that never got Polaris conversions (a few ex-3 class variants even got the old sCO BF seat with completely new Y interiors installed but have no winglets). Perhaps now UA changed their mind and are keeping all the 763s variants around f...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10630

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

Normal reserves are 45 min, ETOPS alternates are usually far more depending on the ETP and weather. Dodging another weather system over the middle of the US could easily add another 5-600 miles. It could probably do it under ideal weather conditions, in the spring and winter it wouldn't be reliable...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10630

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

Compared to North American tag-on flts w/ the A321neo, I thought it was gonna be more likely that HA would start triangle South Pacific routes like HNL-PPT-RAR-HNL, HNL-PPG-APW-HNL, HNL-MAJ-KWA-HNL, HNL-NAN-TBU-HNL. I guess the market is not there. Aren't those Micronesia Routes already being flown...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?
Replies: 85
Views: 10630

Re: Hawaiian Airlines inter-mainland service possible?

Back in the mid 2000's Aloha Airlines offered flights within mainland U.S. Was thinking if HA could pull off the same thing. Some routes that come to mind are using either LAX or LGB (especially if B6 pulls out and if slots become available) simply as a connection point as well as for a hub for fli...

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by strfyr51
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Could an airliner save fuel by being unstable
Replies: 22
Views: 2622

Re: Could an airliner save fuel by being unstable

This topic is brought to you by MD-11 and Boeing 737 Max. Starting with either a clean sheet or an existing airliner, is it possible to take some fairly obvious shortcuts on stability in order to get a better unit fuel efficiency? Is there any reluctance to use MCAS style remedies to cure an otherw...

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