Yet another story.
https://alkhaleejtoday.co/business/1014 ... tting.html
This article says the MAX issues are the outcome of the MD merger. Interesting hypothesis.
https://qz.com/1776080/how-the-mcdonnel ... ax-crisis/
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/boeing-likely-rid-737-max-151603217.html That’s not to say everything is coming up roses this morning: Boeing BA has announced it is currently considering outright suspension of production of its beleaguered 737 MAX airplane. The grounding of the plane around the world...Jump to post
Poor Mitsubishi getting no love.Jump to post
Oh good grief. I hope this is wrong. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/reports-say-spacejet-programme-facing-fresh-delays-461678/ Japanese news service Nikkei, without citing a source, says that the latest round of delays stems from setbacks with development of the aircraft's fuselage, whic...Jump to post
Mitsubishi has started its regional certification flights with its MRJ90. The company confirmed that the tests are providing ‘good results’. But declined to elaborate on any specifics. Representatives from Mitsubishi stated: “We have begun certification flight tests, in line with our plans to begin ...Jump to post
NAGOYA - Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. said Monday its small regional plane, Japan’s first homegrown commercial passenger jet, has started test flights in the United States. The tests, the final regulatory challenge ahead of the company’s targeted delivery of the first Mitsubishi Regional Jet in mid-202...Jump to post
Another win for Scarebus. The disturbing part for me is that this plane has had several issues recently. What the hell is the German government doing letting their leader fly on a troubled plane? Seriously? Dispatch rates for that aircraft in commercial service are fine. Not every country has a ded...Jump to post
So Mitsubishi walked away from this show without a single order? Sad.Jump to post
Oh FFS this poor plane is cursed. http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/mitsubishi-pulls-mrj-farnborough-flying-after-ground-incident FARNBOROUGH—Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. was forced to withdraw the MRJ90 from the Farnborough Airshow flight-display line up after the test aircraft was damaged in a g...Jump to post
Mitsubishi sent the MRJ painted in the ANA colors and she made the trip in 3 hops. Moses Lake, Bangor, Iceland, and Farnborough
Why Bangor and not Boston?
https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2018-06-28/mitsubishi-sees-clear-skies-ahead-mrj After a series of delays with the MRJ program, Mitsubishi has announced progress in flight-test development including the coming addition of new test aircraft, upgrade of type certification aircraf...Jump to post
From the Daily Fail.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... sease.html
One has to admire the ability of the man's wife to tolerate such a foul odor. Or maybe she's just so used to it she's gone nose blind.Jump to post
An airplane full of tourists was forced to divert after a passenger's foul-smelling body odour reportedly caused those around him to vomit and faint. The Transavia Boeing 737 took off from Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands for Gran Canaria, but instead it touched down in Faro, Portugal. At one poi...Jump to post
http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/mrj70-gets-green-light-mrj90-testing-tracks-revised-plan As a key indicator of renewed confidence in its recently restructured regional jet program, Mitsubishi Aircraft has approved the go-ahead of the MRJ70, the smaller sibling of the still-in-development...Jump to post
News: TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. sees no need for postponing again the first delivery of its planned small passenger jet, Shunichi Miyanaga, president and chief executive officer of the Japanese company, said Tuesday. The delivery schedule of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, t...Jump to post
Bad news. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/01/26/business/corporate-business/mitsubishi-aircraft-receives-first-mrj-cancellation/#.WmuS3DdG2Hs Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has received its first order cancellation for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, informed sources said Friday. The 40-plane order f...Jump to post
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/15/business/airbus-a380-emirates.html?_r=0 The days may be numbered for the world’s largest passenger aircraft. Airbus, the European aerospace group that makes the A380 superjumbo, said on Monday that it would have to end production of the plane if its only major cust...Jump to post
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5192113/Boeing-teases-plane-change-future-air-power.html Boeing's defence arm is set to unveil a mysterious new plane - and says it will 'change future air power' The aerospace giant's defence arm teased the new craft, covered in a black cloth. It is be...Jump to post
https://asia.nikkei.com/magazine/20171130/Business/Repeated-delays-dim-the-Mitsubishi-Regional-Jet-s-sales-prospects After repeated delays in rolling out Japan's first passenger jet in nearly five decades, Mitsubishi Aircraft now finds itself in danger of losing an order for 40 of the roughly 450 Mi...Jump to post
I doubt that you can call a B737NG cockpit a course correction. First of all because it's an outdated, messy cockpit design. I especially don't like the overhead panel. If you would take that ugly thing out and lay it flat on the floor, a baby would mistake it for one of those boards where you lear...Jump to post
https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Mitsubishi-s-long-delayed-jet-to-take-flight-in-harsher-climate This really stuck out at me: Development costs for the MRJ, originally projected at just shy of 200 billion yen, appear to have skyrocketed to nearly 500 billion yen. Seeking to accelerate the ...Jump to post
And 26 is rolling out. No engines yet though.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2fSARIlkUs (quite a few hulls in the background)
I saw an article with a picture of DL aircraft (presumably at IAH or HOU) with most of the fuselages almost completely underwater. I don't know if this image is Harvey related, but how extensive and expensive is the damage on aircraft that are submerged underwater during floods? https://scontent.fe...Jump to post
Well so much for this story: http://www.ifiberone.com/columbia_basin/mitsubishi-regional-jet-project-making-headway/article_9f2f8cba-8837-11e7-b17d-f7457533fa56.html MOSES LAKE, Wash.- The Port of Moses Lake says Mitsubishi’s regional jet project is making headway. As testing continues for the four ...Jump to post
The planes are flying daily except for plane 4, and some of their flight patterns are NUTS. Check these out
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... j/#e0d9678
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... j/#e09da35
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airc ... j/#e0c927a
JA23MJ is back in Moses Lake. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/ja23mj/#dd9bf50 As of June 20, the test aircrafts have accumulated 940 hours, so roughly a third of the flight test program is completed. http://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2017/mitsubishi-may-add-extra-flight-test-aircraft-...Jump to post
It might be better that way. Too many cooks and all that.
Not allowing tours of the cabin is DUMB. That's its selling point. One person who got a tour noted the head room and comfort. No one is going to buy the damn thing looking at the outside. I don't know why they are even bothering then.
JA23MJ is on her way to Paris, heading out over the Atlantic now. Looks like she needs to make about 6-7 hops.
This thread sure is bringing out the stupid.Jump to post
SalmaHareb wrote:I think private planes are highly risk and dangerous compared to flying in commercial.. The accident chances are high due to lack of safety features and inefficient pilots. Anyway thank god for saving such a wonderful actress.
It's said she is a very anxious, fearful flier. Probably why she flew private. This won't help.Jump to post
http://www.eonline.com/news/860311/jennifer-lawrence-fine-after-private-plane-forced-to-make-emergency-landing-due-to-engine-failu Jennifer Lawrence is a lucky lady... Earlier today, the Oscar winner was aboard a private plane when the flight was forced to make an emergency landing due to engine fai...Jump to post
Green is hamstrung. I am a RIer but no longer live there. I remember the issues surrounding noise and expansion. There is housing all around the airport and they are really militant about noise. That airport has no possibility to expand at all and if takeoffs and landings increase, people will bitch...Jump to post
https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2017-06-05/mitsubishi-tries-make-lost-time-mrj-regional-jet Japan’s Mitsubishi Aircraft expects to see flight testing of its delayed MRJ90 regional jet accelerate this summer, as engineers work to complete the design changes that led to the most ...Jump to post