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by mjoelnir
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Trouble in the Future?
Replies: 82
Views: 18451

Re: 787 Trouble in the Future?

You seem to have missed the point entirely. The issue isn't the size of the backlog, but when airlines want those planes delivered. Boeing currently has hundreds of unallocated production slots starting as early as 2022. That's the challenge to maintaining rate 14, not the total backlog. I think we...

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by mjoelnir
Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 270
Views: 48864

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

https://www.defensenews.com/breaking-news/2019/09/11/air-force-restricts-kc-46-from-carrying-cargo-and-personnel/ Boeing, what's wrong with you? Are the MD guys still running the show at Boeing? Cargo floor locks are simple devices. You didn't have this problem with the C-17. So what did you change...

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by mjoelnir
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Airbus standarize A321NEO/LR/XLR into a single version.
Replies: 50
Views: 6549

Re: Should Airbus standarize A321NEO/LR/XLR into a single version.

I think the talk here is about many versions, when in reality there will be only two versions left. The A321neo ACF/LR and the A321neoXLR, the A321ceo and the A321neo standard are on the way out. Than we will have the A321neo ACF that will become a LR only with 3 ACT and the A321XLR with more tankag...

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by mjoelnir
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Several people have discussed whether the MCAS could have been disabled by the pilots, and what actions would have had this effect/the consequences of taking this action. What I do not understand, is how any of this is relevant given that the pilots/airlines apparently did not know MCAS existed. Th...

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by mjoelnir
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Trouble in the Future?
Replies: 82
Views: 18451

Re: 787 production, does Boeing has to slow down?

...or, they can continue to produce the 14 frames a month until the orders are filled, clear the accounting block then dedicate more resources to the NMA and NSA. Maybe they should wait to see if Trump get's re-elected, if he does, them filling all orders sooner rather than later allowing new techn...

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by mjoelnir
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Trouble in the Future?
Replies: 82
Views: 18451

787 production, does Boeing has to slow down?

Boeing Warns U.S.-China Spat Raises New Risk for 787 Dreamliner https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-11/boeing-warns-u-s-china-spat-raises-new-risk-for-787-dreamliner It seems that if Boeing does not get many new orders for the 787 production has to slow from 14 frames a month. In 2022 a...

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by mjoelnir
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrow Body Longhaul development thread
Replies: 78
Views: 7776

Re: Narrow Body Longhaul development thread

There is one thing that gets me though, There is all this talk of the A321XLR and to a Lesser extent the LR being game changing, however by all accounts these aircraft don’t exactly have stellar runway performance, so while they are opening new long thin routes, won’t these mostly be from airports ...

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by mjoelnir
Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019
Replies: 270
Views: 48864

Re: KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread 2019

Another Category One deficiency that has been discovered during OT&E. Great that they identified it before it became a flight issue for cargo or personnel on regular missions but another frustrating setback for the aircraft. Hopefully the fix is straight forward noting a reasonably large number...

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by mjoelnir
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrow Body Longhaul development thread
Replies: 78
Views: 7776

Re: Narrow Body Longhaul development thread

There is one thing that gets me though, There is all this talk of the A321XLR and to a Lesser extent the LR being game changing, however by all accounts these aircraft don’t exactly have stellar runway performance, so while they are opening new long thin routes, won’t these mostly be from airports ...

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by mjoelnir
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 263
Views: 34313

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

Frequency does not help them all that much. They already run 3 major hub waves and any additional traffic outside the waves just means longer connecting times and therefore lower ticket prices and lower yields. And regardless of plane size, you can expect that the percentage of passengers connectin...

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by mjoelnir
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 893
Views: 208274

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

trijetsonly wrote:
Spetsnaz55 wrote:
Huh? The 4th or 5th Emirates 777x is getting final body join right now


That doesn't necessarily mean that they are going to be the first to be delivered.


The point was about necessary expensive rework, by producing production frames early.

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by mjoelnir
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 893
Views: 208274

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Interesting this discussion. A cargo door has blown out on the 777x static test frame. Boeing has stopped the testing to research whet has happened. Nothing is known, but one thing. This will not have any influence on the test flight and delivery schedule of the 777-9. And some posters here take Boe...

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by mjoelnir
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 263
Views: 34313

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

I don't know if I'd agree on that. One beauty of the 777-300ER for Emirates, oddly enough, is it lets them fly tycoons' cars around the world on passenger-oriented flights. You can't use the A350 for that, too narrow. The 777X family retains some niche but often used capabilities for Emirates that ...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

According to Flight Global: The EASA executive director spoke to the European Transport and Tourism Committee. Patrick Key confirmed that EASA would make its own judgement on whether the Max is ready to fly again, and that it is still awaiting satisfactory answers about safety-critical parts not lim...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Air Marshals needed in the US anymore?
Replies: 42
Views: 6325

Re: Are Air Marshals needed in the US anymore?

Have Air Marshalls ever been needed? They are not a preventive measure. There are there to take down terrorist or hijackers that managed to come on board, terrorists that have bypassed all screens. The idea is a bit ludicrous, because only one danger is a person with a gun or perhaps a knife, but th...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 893
Views: 208274

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

The FAA has to seriously look at the chain of actions that let to this flying door. And it if it was an incident or more a standard process. Was there sufficient FAA oversight. Fixing the door is not enough. We have here a FAA mandated test, supervised by the FAA, that revealed a fault in the desig...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 893
Views: 208274

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

The FAA has to seriously look at the chain of actions that let to this flying door. And it if it was an incident or more a standard process. Was there sufficient FAA oversight. Fixing the door is not enough. We have here a FAA mandated test, supervised by the FAA, that revealed a fault in the desig...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 263
Views: 34313

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

There will, eventually, be a freight version if the 777x and that adds all the freight companies as there won't be any efficient competition. IMHO, they freighter is launched as soon as Boeing accepts the 748F line needs to be scheduled for shutdown. I don't think the 777X freighter is as critical ...

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by mjoelnir
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

The FAA gets to lead as long as Boeing manufactures its a/c in the USA, we know it is that simple. And what percentage of Boeing 737 Max sales are to domestic customers? Less than 10%. And of that 10%, what portion is only domestic travel? In other words, if Boeing loses market share because the wo...

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by mjoelnir
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

IMO one should think about how manual electrical trim is done in a 737NG or MAX before the now advertised changes are done. The inputs from the switches are not to the trim motor relay, but into a computer. As I understand it, the cut out switches are also no direct power off switches, but again inp...

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by mjoelnir
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 263
Views: 34313

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

He's also got a track record for buying RR knowning full well that the engine was not good on the 380 desert sand issues. The desert sand issue impacts longevity only, caught by RR through the hours on wing flying contracts. The GP seems to have more serious issues getting older, like dropping the ...

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by mjoelnir
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 263
Views: 34313

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

lightsaber wrote:
The T7000 is the T1000 with bleed and missing the massive generator. For items related to turbine durability, they are similar.

Lightsaber


And the T7000 has the new version of the parts that RR is exchanging in the older engines.

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by mjoelnir
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 263
Views: 34313

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

But that is neither here nor there with regards to this discussion, what I see is that Tim Clark is using the problems engines OEMs are having as a negotiation tactic with Airbus and Boeing on their current and future orders. Sure, but he's not wrong when it comes to the impact that some of the rec...

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by mjoelnir
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 263
Views: 34313

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

The a330 portion of the order, could definitely be in danger because the t1000 is not performing as promised. Lightsaber Excuse me, but the T1000 is not powering any a330. The T7000 is. What are the performance issues with the T7000? Which promise has not been kept? So far there is no report of pro...

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by mjoelnir
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

regarding: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/cmsdata/186500/20190903_EASA_Ky-original.pdf There is one think rather clear to me, EASA still looks at the manual trim wheel forces and they find them currently to high. That is included in the significant technical issue list communicated to the FAA and Boe...

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by mjoelnir
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada fined for not using French language
Replies: 147
Views: 18278

Re: Air Canada fined for not using French language

The main point in Swiss are not the few destinations, but that most people are speaking a second, many a third or fourth language. And why the claim that an F/A has to speak English anyway? I understand it for the pilot, but an F/A has to communicate with the passengers and the Swiss speak German, ...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada fined for not using French language
Replies: 147
Views: 18278

Re: Air Canada fined for not using French language

Why do we never hear about such incidents in Switzerland and on LX? They have FOUR official languages and yet somehow get around it. It’s not hard when your only domestic destinations are ZHR, GVA and LUG, and only two routes in your entire domestic network need official language bilingual services...

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by mjoelnir
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada fined for not using French language
Replies: 147
Views: 18278

Re: Air Canada fined for not using French language

That poor poor airline. They broke the law and get fined. :sarcastic: A lot of you posters, that bash every passenger for not following all the arcane fine print rules of the airlines, get overly exited when an airline is fined for breaking the law. When the Canadian law says that Air Canada has to ...

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by mjoelnir
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Der Spiegel? The operation that had an award-winning plagiarist and headline maker who fabricated stories? That operation? Too easy. That was only one person. It’s the same as blaming all Boeing products are as unsafe as the 737MAX was. of course, it was only one person nobody else had any clue...n...

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by mjoelnir
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

I smell hypocrisy. Some of you claimed Boeing was at fault for making planes too complicated for the average pilot. So why should Airbus be let off the hook for designing a plane that allowed the rudder to travel beyond design limits? The rudder did not travel past design limits. The point was the ...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

A300 flies to this day with a vertical stab you can rip off just by stomping on the rudder pedal above a certain speed. Anyone can crash any aircraft by doing inappropriately, no even need of any training for that. :tombstone: As for the American Airlines Flight 587: The vertical stabilizer's struc...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Absolute nonsense. The manual trim wheel should be a back up under any circumstances . What the MCAS disaster showed us is, that you can not predict when you will need that backup and under what circumstances. Absolute nonsense. Aviation standards do not require a back up for "any circumstance...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

We have 7,000 NGs build and 20+ years of NG flight ops to tell us their trim wheel is adequate. It only became an issue when the airplane was severely mistrimmed when MCAS 1.0 was trimming the nose down repeatedly and the trim wheel being used to trim the nose up and no one understanding how to dis...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Boeing’s overall commercial game plan?
Replies: 131
Views: 14039

Re: What is Boeing’s overall commercial game plan?

Indeed, Boeing is to big to fail, from a theoretical financial standpoint they are on the verge of bankruptcy. ... I am also guessing this has an high impact on the moral of employees as well, which is much harder to translate in to numbers, but will effect other programs. Please do improve my esti...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Should the manual trim not be the last ditch defense also for an unknown problem? Is this attitude not part of what lead to the two crashes? IMO one of the holes in the Swiss cheese. I thought that was also the procedure for the NG? If it is insufficient on the NG too, should that be a reason to no...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019
Replies: 320
Views: 47489

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

https://image.noelshack.com/fichiers/2019/34/6/1566651566-9300nm.jpg I tried to show how different aircraft would performe on LHR/SYD. Very impressive. I did notice a few errors. Most reports and analysis in tech ops shows the 777-8 will fly a higher payload than the A350-1000. The 777-8 has a MTOW...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America
Replies: 31
Views: 7661

Re: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America

Airbus is doing better with narrowbodies https://static.seattletimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/FIX-Airbus-Boeing2018-narrowbody-WEB-1020x678.jpg However, I don’t know why we are excluding the widebody market from the conversation. The whole concept of the NMA is to erase the divide between wid...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America
Replies: 31
Views: 7661

Re: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America

I imagine when Boeing announced the MAX line and the decision to postpone a new model, that champagne corks were popping at Airbus. You can bet on it... Except of course A320neo production isn’t going well either with delivery delays stretching out until at least next year https://www.airliners.net...

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by mjoelnir
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

They could demand diamond encrusted thrust levers but that doesn't mean they will get them. Their issue has to be real. I have seen no evidence that their fetish over the trim wheel has any merit. There is one real issue on the EASA list, that nobody mentions for quite a while. The manual trim. The...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3694
Views: 481348

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

EASA and CAAC will approve return to service when their explicit requirements have been met. Additionally it might be wise of FAA and Boeing to demonstrate enhancement to the certification process. Keeping in mind the upcoming Boeing 777-9 certification by FAA, where grand fathering of design and c...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Boeing’s overall commercial game plan?
Replies: 131
Views: 14039

Re: What is Boeing’s overall commercial game plan?

One poster has suggested that a revamped 787-8 could both be a very long range passenger and successor freighter to the 767. It would not be that much larger than a 767 which has been amazingly right sized for freighter operations. The main problem with that theory is the wing span of 787 (or A330)...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019
Replies: 320
Views: 47489

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

There is a difference between the wing of the A350-900 and the A350-1000. That does not preclude that the wing box, the center tank and the wing tanks could be the same for both frames. As the A350-900ULR does not need extra tanks, but only uses the available volume in wing and center tanks, we can ...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Boeing’s overall commercial game plan?
Replies: 131
Views: 14039

Re: What is Boeing’s overall commercial game plan?

Boeing has free cash flow of about $15 billion/year right now. In 2018, they had $13.8. They have a long way to go before they are in a position to worry about any financial problems. How did you get to 15 billion free cash flow? 15.3 billion USD is the net operating cash flow for 2018. If you than...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 4586

Re: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation

So could you than explain what you are talking about? It seems you have no idea what the NHS is about. If you want to offer a competing health service in the UK you can do that today. There are in the UK any number of private clinics for rich people from all over the world. More money from NHS goin...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 4586

Re: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation

It is actually not ridiculous. The annual NHS budget is around $150b - (125b pounds). The operating revenue of US airlines in 2017 was $175b. https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/projects/nhs-in-a-nutshell/nhs-budget https://www.bts.gov/newsroom/2017-annual-and-4th-quarter-us-airline-financial-data I do ag...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 4586

Re: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation

The idea that the U.K. would trade the NHS for something as insignificant as cabotage rights is beyond ridiculous ... it’s like trading a nuclear bomb for a Hersey’s bar ... It is actually not ridiculous. The annual NHS budget is around $150b - (125b pounds). The operating revenue of US airlines in...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 4586

Re: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation

Currently, the US trades with the EU under the basic WTO rules, there is no trade agreement between US and the EU. It has been tried but it is difficult to get all countries in the EU to agree. If the UK leaves the EU without a deal their trade with the EU would fall to the same WTO rules. It is my...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 4586

Re: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation

Boris Johnson was reported to say that he would ask for aviation and shipping cabotage rights for UK companies. If it happens, UK airlines could be doing domestic US routes. I don't see it as a likely scenario but it is not impossible. Hell freezes over first. Few things has been defended harder in...

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by mjoelnir
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 4586

Re: Transatlantic & Brexit - Impact of the announced US-UK trade deal on aviation

As there is nothing known about an UK-US trade deal, apart from it will be the biggest and best deal ever according to Donald Trump, and we do not yet know, how the Brexit will look like, it is difficult to judge how such a deal will impact aviation. I can hardly see how a UK-US deal should be able ...

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by mjoelnir
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 family delivery problems?
Replies: 23
Views: 5617

Re: A320 family delivery problems?

Deliveries and production are not directly coupled. I assume that the different FAL do not slow down in summer. There are quite a few frames standing around waiting for something. Airbus has problems with the complexity of the A321neo ACF frames, but AFAIK that is mainly in outfitting. There are als...

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