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by jupiter2
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 217
Views: 27383

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

This has shown the urgency for Western Sydney Airport. I don't understand why we need another 7 years to build it whilst countries like China can build an airport using half of the time like PKX or CAN. 我從使用 Tapatalk 的 SM-A7050 發送 It has taken 30 plus years to get to this stage, let's just be grate...

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by jupiter2
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 217
Views: 27383

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

QF431 SYD-MEL was operated by 747 VH-OEJ today. Does anyone know why? Most likely due to weather in SYD, VA has also added a couple of A332 services on MEL-SYD today https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-advice/flights/wild-weather-blizzard-conditions-and-gale-force-winds-hit-nsw-and-vic/news-story...

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by jupiter2
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 217
Views: 27383

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

Essendon would've had international flights, but the only flights going non stop overseas would've been Qantas and TEAL/Air New Zealand flights to New Zealand with Electras. Most international flights would've operated via SYD and maybe ADL/DRW, especially the Comets which would've been BOAC I assum...

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by jupiter2
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 217
Views: 27383

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

But in that era I think DJs (VAs former code) cost base was significantly lower than QF. Can't really reverse that now. And you risk losing many of the high yielding corporate customers if you go too far (eg. Removing free food from flex fares - oops already done that) While the 77Ws might have bee...

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by jupiter2
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A photo that is never going to be accepted but a nice one to share
Replies: 15
Views: 1054

Re: A photo that is never going to be accepted but a nice one to share

there are also tons of boring shots that got on just because of the lack of challenge involved and having a nice camera.! Bear in mind that this is only so due to the advent of digital photography and Photoshop. Even 'boring' shots in the days of film and slide required skill and experience. Karl E...

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by jupiter2
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019
Replies: 217
Views: 27383

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - July 2019

JQ733 managed to land into LST without diverting today, and also managed to take off as well, so it was certainly doable Yeah JQ733 did land but they fluked it. They got in through a hole, meanwhile the VA and QLink aircraft had missed and were holding. They tried again and missed. My point about J...

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by jupiter2
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP A330-900neo crew and passengers reporting dizziness and vomiting
Replies: 35
Views: 13959

Re: TAP A330-900neo crew and passengers reporting dizziness and vomiting

Airlines Report Nausea-Inducing Cabin Fumes on Airbus’ A330neo https://airlinegeeks.com/2019/06/29/a330neos-experiencing-fume-leakage-into-the-cabin/ This report is essentially false. :shakehead: There have been no reported fume events, and there were no diversions or cancellations as far as it is ...

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by jupiter2
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 60934

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

SQ217 SIN-MEL diverting to PER Maybe weather related? Coldest day for 2 years here, and it's been foggy virtually all day. Just been outside & the fog is very heavy. This is before 7PM..... Not looking good for those travelling tomorrow.... You're not going to divert SIN/MEL to PER unless it is...

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by jupiter2
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar speeds up A380 retirement
Replies: 94
Views: 16722

Re: Qatar speeds up A380 retirement

OMG. BA and WW are such huge moaners. I really cannot stand them. I mean, they have operated literally ALL of engine variants for the 747 at one time, plus the 777 has both GE and RR, not to mention the A32s fleet has had CFMs and V25s for centuries.... If the price is right, and if they REALLY wan...

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by jupiter2
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 498
Views: 137329

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/jenschuld/status/11 ... 00193?s=21

Sharp looking aircraft!


The head on shot in the video is amazing, those engines are enormous.
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ikolkyo wrote:
Here is some video, https://twitter.com/jenschuld/status/11 ... 00193?s=21

Sharp looking aircraft!


The head on shot in the video is amazing, those engines are enormous.

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by jupiter2
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: B52 in emergency landing at RAF Mildenhall
Replies: 8
Views: 1740

Re: B52 in emergency landing at RAF Mildenhall

ELBOB wrote:
B-52 with a hyphen. This isn't difficult, people.

You wouldn't write Boeing 737800 would you?


Exactly, show some respect to your elders.

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by jupiter2
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86842

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

Not unless Boeing develop containerised baggage handling for the 737 as BA cannot unload loose bags at Heathrow T5 BA will be basing the 737 at LGW, so that should render any concerns about containerized cargo handling at LHR re: 737 as moot. British Airways, or IAG for that matter, will not place ...

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by jupiter2
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RNZAF chooses C130Js to replace its C130Hs
Replies: 29
Views: 2614

Re: RNZAF chooses C130Js to replace its C130Hs

I'm not sure how often they plan on using their LAVs since they changed their 2 infantry battalions to light infantry and grouped all the LAVs in QAMR. The army will increase to 6000 men, up from the current 4500 by the early 2030’s. I had no idea the army was that small, I was with the Aussies for...

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by jupiter2
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 60934

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

The AA SYD sales rep is just saying things people want to hear. I doubt even the AA country manager knows anything at this stage either- it's too early to tell. Now there were some strong rumours of LAX-MEL starting just before the initial JV got canned, but who knows if AA's plans have changed as ...

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by jupiter2
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019
Replies: 479
Views: 60934

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2019

The rep came from AA in SYD and is in complete knowledge of the airline plans. The rep is adamant BNE will start sometime in 2020 which fits with what AA has announced as well as BAC meeting which was held 3 months or so ago advising them of these plans. Route could not be confirmed due to confiden...

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by jupiter2
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

That is not true. Under the agreement drawn up between QF and Perth Airport prior to PER-LHR which includes other European destinations such as CDG and FRA, plus existing services to SIN and at the time AKL to be served from T3. The proposed PER-JNB by QF was not included in this agreement hence Pe...

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by jupiter2
Tue May 28, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 26036

Re: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2019

There's the niche that HiFly are looking for !! For 1 week a year, they can shuttle football fans around Europe to the Champions and Europa League finals, assuming a home side doesn't make it of course. If a home side made it, would they not fly in the away fans? Yes, but he meant it like one team ...

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by jupiter2
Mon May 27, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China southern A380 receives siginificant hail damage
Replies: 17
Views: 5961

Re: China southern A380 receives siginificant hail damage

The aircraft continued for 90 mins with inop windshield? Way to be safe, China. In what way was the windshield 'inop'? It would have been only the outermost layer that broke. It's obvious the integrity of the windshield was fine because they didn't suffer decompression. In fairness, it did descend ...

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by jupiter2
Mon May 27, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 26036

Re: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2019

TC957 wrote:
Football charters to GYD and MAD this week ?


There's the niche that HiFly are looking for !!

For 1 week a year, they can shuttle football fans around Europe to the Champions and Europa League finals, assuming a home side doesn't make it of course.

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by jupiter2
Fri May 24, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The U.S. has threatened to expel Turkey from the F-35
Replies: 108
Views: 10534

Re: The U.S. has threatened to expel Turkey from the F-35

^^

I do believe the Turks may end up being very disappointed if they believe they won't be denied their F 35's.

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by jupiter2
Fri May 24, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AGM-114R9X Hellfire Ninja Bomb
Replies: 21
Views: 2990

Re: AGM-114R9X Hellfire Ninja Bomb

So like an expanding broad head tip for archery hunting? Still tryin to wrap my head around the concept or purpose. So a set of blades that fan out from the missile and likely, as the article suggest, cut through light metal and clearly people. https://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/8ddefcc444806fda2a...

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by jupiter2
Thu May 23, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Please Qantas, pick the damn aircraft of choice so we can move beyond fuel burn and my-engine-is-better-than-your-engine comments! Yeah, AJ is a Boeing guy pur-sang, so the B778 is already picked regardless of whether it has a 5% TFDSXSFC advantage or not. The GE9X 5% SFC advantage, it's not specif...

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by jupiter2
Sun May 19, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of medivac certification onboard TN 789’s
Replies: 40
Views: 6142

Re: TN issues with the 789..

This just sounds like, I/we must be treated in France, because I'm/we're French. Never mind the fact that the aircraft stop in a country with some of the best health care in the world, even if it is outrageously expensive and then they have to endure another 10-11 hour flight. Nobody wants to be tr...

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by jupiter2
Sun May 19, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of medivac certification onboard TN 789’s
Replies: 40
Views: 6142

Re: TN issues with the 789..

But French Polynesia's population is 300,000, comparable to Iceland. And not all of Iceland live in Reykjavík either. You miss the point. Services in PPT are largely geared for its own population size (134,000) not to support entire FP (~280,000). There are local facilities in the various archipela...

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by jupiter2
Sun May 19, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of medivac certification onboard TN 789’s
Replies: 40
Views: 6142

Re: TN issues with the 789..

Probably something I wouldn't have thought about..medical stretchers/oxygen certification to transport sick/injured patients to Paris. Since March and the receipt of two new Boeing 787-9 by Air Tahiti Nui, medical evacuation to France have become more complicated. Without proper certification, the ...

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by jupiter2
Sat May 18, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke dies aged 89
Replies: 9
Views: 1425

Re: Former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke dies aged 89

A giant of Australian politics and what a legacy to leave. His successor, Paul Keating, wasn't liked anything like as much as he was (he had a wicked, often very caustic, way with words). It's true that the current batch of Aussie leaders haven't really measured up to him, though in fairness, not m...

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by jupiter2
Tue May 14, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China threats Boeing to punish for Trump policy
Replies: 139
Views: 16388

Re: China threats Boeing to punish for Trump policy

Moving beyond the racism and dick jerking in this thread to a more fundamental question: if the US-China trade relationship was so bad for so long (ie so “against” US interests), why have corporate elites actively reproduced this relationship? I have a slight suspicion that trade balances aren’t ev...

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by jupiter2
Mon May 13, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dr. Peters begins scrapping of two ex-SIA A380s
Replies: 187
Views: 66171

Re: Dr. Peters begins scrapping of two ex-SIA A380s

The plan is for 2022/2023, but by then LH is going to have a new management and cold feet about selling the A380's. Their current strategy of moving A380 ops to MUC is just wrong, as is their whole EW saga. So I wouldn't worry about it too much. I expect HND to open up to the A380 next year and exp...

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by jupiter2
Mon May 13, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dr. Peters begins scrapping of two ex-SIA A380s
Replies: 187
Views: 66171

Re: Dr. Peters begins scrapping of two ex-SIA A380s

I'm curious which LH A380's are being returned and when : by MSN they have 38, 41, 44, 48, 61, 66, 69, 70, 72, 73, 146, 149, 175, 177 delivered from May 2012 to Oct 2015. 6 are to be phased out by 2023. Original order was for 15 +5 options in 2001, exercised 2 options in 2011, cancelled 3 in 2013, ...

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by jupiter2
Fri May 10, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

- Fair enough, if it's just on the basis of the 778 being a larger aircraft that's easily understood. Larger and slower, over a year probably looking at an extra 300+ hrs of flying. There are 8760 hours available in a year. 300 hours is 3.4% of that figure. So both planes would need to fly an entir...

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by jupiter2
Fri May 10, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

- Fair enough, if it's just on the basis of the 778 being a larger aircraft that's easily understood. Larger and slower, over a year probably looking at an extra 300+ hrs of flying. That much ? I mean they will probably only average one sector a day if most of the flights are getting up to 20 hours...

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by jupiter2
Fri May 10, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

You have completely misinterpreted the table. The 777-8 absolutely smashes the A350-1000 by a massive 10% in terms of fuel per kg of payload carried. I like the way you think, be a good fit for Jet Airways. I realise you have access to more complete data and I have no reason to doubt what you say, ...

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by jupiter2
Fri May 10, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 59754

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

[quote="jupiter2”] Terminal 2 in SYD.[/quote] What’s so bad with SYDs T2 to deserve the amount of criticism it gets in this thread? Not saying it’s the perfect terminal, far from it the check in hall is a gross mess I’ll give it that, however the VA pier is big and bright with lots of seating ...

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by jupiter2
Fri May 10, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

I'm surprised at how efficient the 778 looks to be compared to the 35K considering the weight differences. However, I don't agree with you that this points to the 35K being more versatile for QF. Where we have run the 779 with plans over our network the fuel burn delta and flight time delta is grea...

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by jupiter2
Fri May 10, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

I guess this is the best way to post this. There i to variants of the A35K for comparison. One with DOW at 147000kg and one with DOW at 150000kg. The TSFC is listed in the data. https://i.ibb.co/KzPmtL1/Project-sunrise-comparison.png Fred Wow! Thanks for this! The A35K may use 2-3% less fuel than t...

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by jupiter2
Fri May 10, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019
Replies: 365
Views: 59754

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - May 2019

A fairer comparison would be other western airports and on that basis we are about average. Visit LHR, AMS, LAX, JFK etc and you'll see terminals and runways originally created 40 to 60 years ago that have been modified or added to but are struggling to cope with the pax load they now have passing ...

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by jupiter2
Thu May 09, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Article #5 | Final Era: One Last Effort at Capturing the Market by Following Trends (1987-1991)
Replies: 32
Views: 5437

Re: Pan Am 747 Cabin Era Article #5 | Final Era: One Last Effort at Capturing the Market by Following Trends (1987-1991)

This may be true- but very illogical if so. If it was named after a South American city and primarily served it, I find it extremely hard to believe that the plane would be in a standard config as they were trying to pull additional first/clipper revenue out of these S.A. flights- similar to what t...

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by jupiter2
Thu May 09, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

I attended the 777X briefing day before yesterday for EK pilots, and the question regarding project sunrise was asked by one of the attending austronought 777 captains, the vague answer and the body language of the Boeing rep and test engineers in attendance suggested that it’s the A350s order to l...

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by jupiter2
Wed May 08, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767: Fuselage size always limited profitability??
Replies: 85
Views: 10292

Re: Boeing 767: Fuselage size always limited profitability??

Ok. I have read all your thoughtful comments....makes a lot of sense. But there is a big "bottom line" that seems to be ignored: 1) A SINGLE aisle plane can have 6 across seating 2) With TWO aisles, the 767 has just 7 across 3) A VERY slightly wider fuselage would seat 8 across 4) Therefo...

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by jupiter2
Wed May 08, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767: Fuselage size always limited profitability??
Replies: 85
Views: 10292

Re: Boeing 767: Fuselage size always limited profitability??

I'm surprised that no one has mentioned the LD2 carriers in relation to the 767 yet. The 767 is too narrow by a few inches to fit two of them in the cargo hold side-by-side. That obviously hasn't stopped it from becoming the workhorse in many cargo fleets, but it has been mentioned many times years...

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by jupiter2
Wed May 08, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EY 101 AUH-JFK diverting to Manchester
Replies: 34
Views: 6399

Re: EY 101 AUH-JFK diverting to Manchester

Wherever they go, they're probably going to need a new crew, as the one on board will most likely run out of hours. Do EY send the 380 to MAN or are they going to have to get a crew together in LHR and send them up ?

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by jupiter2
Wed May 08, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Sharpen your pencils everyone, this is a high profile campaign that will be brutal. I would be shocked if QF isn't taking the opportunity to expand the bid to get the best A350 (various models) vs. 778/779/787 (various models possible). In other words, QF can cut the costs of fleet replacement due ...

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by jupiter2
Wed May 08, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Please ask questions but also please note that at this point I am an excel warrior and the level of accuracy in the figures does not indicate that the surety is to that level only that excel calculates to that level without much effort. First, what does TFSC and DOW mean? Since the fuel consumption...

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by jupiter2
Wed May 08, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

it is still only 20% more, you cannot choose to only include both upper and lower surfaces in one example and not the other. Fred Skin friction drag is the shear force between the fluid and the surface. It is based upon wetted area. When we talk about total lift and drag we refer to a reference win...

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by jupiter2
Wed May 08, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

I attended the 777X briefing day before yesterday for EK pilots, and the question regarding project sunrise was asked by one of the attending austronought 777 captains, the vague answer and the body language of the Boeing rep and test engineers in attendance suggested that it’s the A350s order to l...

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by jupiter2
Wed May 08, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

What airplane does Qantas not have in their fleet : The A350 :-) it is difficult to use something that you don't own. Qantas made their 787 decision very early on when the frames were "gifted away" by Boeing. At the time the A350XWB was not defined. Qantas cancelled their original order f...

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by jupiter2
Tue May 07, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Which airplane is it that Qantas uses on their Perth to London flight, the 787-9 of course. What airplane does Qantas not have in their fleet : The A350 :-) it is difficult to use something that you don't own. Qantas made their 787 decision very early on when the frames were "gifted away"...

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by jupiter2
Tue May 07, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF SFO-SYD Transitions to 787-9 From December 4th 2019
Replies: 34
Views: 5692

Re: QF SFO-SYD Transitions to 787-9 From December 4th 2019

Great, that means airfares will rise dramatically on this route. I fly this route a lot. Within a few years on this route, UA downsized from 747-400 to 777-200 to 787-9. And now with QF downsizing, planes are not only packed but it's going to be a lot more expensive. You could use FJ via NAN, maybe...

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by jupiter2
Tue May 07, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Well maybe because the 77W and 77L won't be in production and aren't being offered may have something to do with that. As for the 787, it isn't big enough for the task specified, so why does anybody mention it ? I was responding to the poster that was saying the the A350 doesn’t do anything differe...

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by jupiter2
Tue May 07, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1327
Views: 228104

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Which airplane is it that Qantas uses on their Perth to London flight, the 787-9 of course. Both are used on a SFO to Singapore flights by UA & SQ. SQ uses a specially modified A350 from Newark to SIN for 18 hours with a heavy J class and NO y class seats, less payload more range why is that so...

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