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by spacecookie
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 23520

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2020

Hi ! I have heard that thermical cameras will be installed at some airports , they have already medical staff on Spanish airports to check if you are healthy and they want this controls the whole summer. They are already planning to lift the current restrictions so they prepare to get more passenge...

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by spacecookie
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 23520

Re: Spanish Aviation Thread - 2020

Hi ! I have heard that thermical cameras will be installed at some airports , they have already medical staff on Spanish airports to check if you are healthy and they want this controls the whole summer. They are already planning to lift the current restrictions so they prepare to get more passenger...

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by spacecookie
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Electric Aircraft: Engine Test by 2023, Aircraft in Service 2030
Replies: 71
Views: 9920

Re: EasyJet Electric Aircraft: Engine Test by 2023, Aircraft in Service 2030

Balearic island and canary island have very short hops, even some hops to the mainland in the Balearic Islands would be in the range

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by spacecookie
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A clean-sheet 50-90 pax Turboprop by Boeing Brasil Commercial-Embraer. Disruptive technologies needed ?
Replies: 120
Views: 15083

Re: A clean-sheet 50-90 pax Turboprop by Boeing Brasil Commercial-Embraer. Disruptive technologies needed ?

Canary and Balearic Islands and some short routes is quite a market in Europe I think this can apply to many other regions where short hops ...
There is some market - Shure! Enough to make the program worth ?

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by spacecookie
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 297515

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

On the pictures I can see I this post it does not look like a crash or engine fault ...

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by spacecookie
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Boeing make a great come back in 2020?
Replies: 211
Views: 28945

Re: Can Boeing make a great come back in 2020?

Nope, not Boeing comeback in 2020 they must work hard to make a comeback this decade...

I was a total Boeing fanboy but I think we all agree on one thing:
The a320-321(with all its variations) is just in another league right now ... Boeing does not have anything to respond to it.

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by spacecookie
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sir Tim Clark to step down
Replies: 66
Views: 16464

Re: Sir Tim Clark to step down

STC did an amazing job no doubt.
But it is a lot easier to do a amazing job if you have a lot - a lot of cash and a new growing city like Dubai.

Wish them the best for the future (both STC and Emirates, and look forward to fly them again)

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by spacecookie
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video - Flying the A320
Replies: 28
Views: 7041

Re: Video - Flying the A320

Hi Stefan ! I am also from pmi , nice island to live and love no doubts.

I did use gopros on planes (as a passanger) I would recommend to get one with a amazon support for the window. They are great and quite small (and you can leave it on the window and forget about it

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by spacecookie
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 748768

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Some people are still thinking that pilots want to die that’s why they did not recover the plane After all this pages and threads and stuff I come to a short conclusion. The 737 should never have this engines , if they care about security they should have devolved a new aircraft where this wings mad...

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by spacecookie
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 family overtakes 737 family in total orders
Replies: 114
Views: 16803

Re: A320 family overtakes 737 family in total orders

I don’t think that the a320 is a superior plane so does not some of the most important operators in Europe like ryr, and as a passenger I think the 737 ages better. But we have to give Airbus the credit to intruduce an all new plane and capture a lot of market to overtake Boeing on the single aisle ...

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by spacecookie
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 392
Views: 74557

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

That's a bit like saying Michigan became more expensive when Delta merged with Northwest forgetting that those in Michigan still have plenty of one-stop options and other airlines serve Michigan airports too. That may be true if DL had been a major player in Michigan prior to the merger, but it was...

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by spacecookie
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 63170

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

I think a lot of people underestimate the E2 program. As a passenger I love the Embraer! But, I heard from people who work on the maintenance that the plane (mostly the engines) are a nightmare And operators claim that there is not space for all the hand luggage. Air Europa with a fleet of 11 195lr...

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by spacecookie
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737NG Pickle fork issue
Replies: 565
Views: 140051

Re: 737NG Pickle fork issue

I fly regularly on a 737 , the last time was 2 flights this week. It is quite strange as a passenger when you know there can be cracks even if one plane was 6 and the other one 1.5 years old (or young) but most Of the time i are the wings flexing a lot on the ground - sometimes you are 10-15 minutes...

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by spacecookie
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 748768

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

VW kept on suggesting that a “software fix” would be enough to resolve the diesel exhaust scandal. In retrospect, VW management of course knew that the necessary adjustments also necessitated a “hardware fix”. But they probably came to the conclusion that it would be “cheaper” to pay the very high ...

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by spacecookie
Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 748768

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

The FAA failed to certificate the plane properly.
I hope EASA don’t let the plane fly until they are 100% sure that the plane is now safe.


The max should never been made in my opinion,
AirBus has now a lot of advantage thanks to Boeing ...

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by spacecookie
Sun May 05, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 158044

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

It is so easy for us to sit at home or in the office on airliners.net in our safe environment and criticise people in an evacuation taking their hand luggage with them. These people have just gone from "normal" to a major traumatising, life threatening event in seconds and survival instin...

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by spacecookie
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 752806

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

....jump the gun much? Tbh in this case knowing what we know about this incident right now I don’t think he is jumping the gun. Wait, what? ...what exactly do you "know right now" about this incident other than the operator and the aircraft type? And you want to ground a fleet worldwide b...

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by spacecookie
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: I love/hate the Boeing 777
Replies: 62
Views: 5775

Re: I love/hate the Boeing 777

I am mr Boeing lover And yes the 777 was a game changer and even if the word game changer is used to much, not in this case. The 777 is a nice looking plane but: It's like riding a rocket On a 12 hour flight the noise is to much. 10 abreast sccccks, the last time i flew on the last rows which are on...

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by spacecookie
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Signals Job Cuts for A380 and A400M Projects
Replies: 26
Views: 4642

Re: Airbus Signals Job Cuts for A380 and A400M Projects

Well, not for the first time they do this, and they do lose some manpower In the past they trade orders for contracting people from india Maybee the press is unfriendly in germany ir maybee they are just right. Pd: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-germany/german-military-to-use-13-a400m-air...

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by spacecookie
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks
Replies: 154
Views: 38168

Re: LH new livery to be ‘revised’ after only three weeks

the yellow is part of the company identification, i don't know why or for what reason the changed it and deleted the yellow,
the person and marketing agency should be fired.

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by spacecookie
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why A-380 doesn’t sell in more densely populated countries?
Replies: 86
Views: 9604

Why A-380 doesn’t sell in more densely populated countries?

The A380 is ahead of its time. China and Japan will need some sooner or later, as high congestion at airports is only going to get worse, and VLA's are the solution. I hear that now for a decade and hear that also for other things like Linux is the os of the futre and this for over 30 years so .......

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by spacecookie
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evelop to add A350 in 2019, A330neo in 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1813

Re: Evelop to add A350 in 2019, A330neo in 2020

As barcelo is based on an island and the leisure flights are from madrid they use the a320 to shuttle people to madrid and back,
I dont know if they can use the same crew for the a330 and 350.

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by spacecookie
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evelop to add A350 in 2019, A330neo in 2020
Replies: 8
Views: 1813

Re: Evelop to add A350 in 2019, A330neo in 2020

ikolkyo wrote:
Will be a very odd fleet going forward..... Currently 1 A320, 1 A332 and 1 A333 active for them right now.

Odd? Do you know that they are from a small hotel-leisure company ?
Quite remarkable that they have their own fleet to fly to punta cana and riviera maya.

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by spacecookie
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
Replies: 494
Views: 62856

Re: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's

boom, the plane who all told is dead(me included) is more alive than ever.

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by spacecookie
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico's Interjet $$$ problems & Sukhoi fleet
Replies: 116
Views: 33850

Re: Stranded Russian Jets in Mexican Hangars Haunt Troubled Airline

As of today 19 are listed as "stored". Why the operators are not using it if it's so good? In the decade of the 90s and early 2000s, there were plenty of years where Aviastar were building ONE Tu-204 a year. Yet the world did just fine without russian built aircraft. The world is such an ...

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by spacecookie
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire A330 freighter fleet
Replies: 57
Views: 14965

Re: Etihad to retire A330 freighter fleet

the freighter market is quite small for airbus not mucho of the a330F around

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by spacecookie
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 90249

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

The a380 will never payout, the eu taxpayer will pay for it. Er, I don't think so. The VAST majority of the huge sum of money ($20Bn?) spent on the A380 came from revenue generated by sales of the A320 (and to a lesser extent the A330). What little was loaned by EU governments ($3.4Bn) is repayable...

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by spacecookie
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 90249

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

seahawk wrote:
The business case for the A380 was solid. Market prediction solid, launch customers solid for the size of the plane.

There is nothing solid in a fast moving world and as we see now the market predicition was totally wrong.

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by spacecookie
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 90249

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

This seems like some good 'ole fashioned salesmanship. Taking a step back, is it a bad thing if the A380 shuts down for Airbus? They aren't going to cede any market share because of it. All of the A380 customers have large established Airbus footprints and are loyal customers. Regardless if the A38...

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by spacecookie
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 90249

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

This seems like some good 'ole fashioned salesmanship. Taking a step back, is it a bad thing if the A380 shuts down for Airbus? They aren't going to cede any market share because of it. All of the A380 customers have large established Airbus footprints and are loyal customers. Regardless if the A38...

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by spacecookie
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana Il-96 - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 58527

Re: Cubana and their Il-96´s

how many working hours got the plane from feb to dec, this is just insane, is it worth it?
i don't know..

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by spacecookie
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 90249

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

There seems to be little demand for large and expensive aircraft. Right now the market concentrates around A350/787 sized aircraft and will probably stay that way for a long time to come. Apparently airlines do not want a 500-seater, be it a quad or twin . Is there any twin 500-seater on offer? Sea...

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by spacecookie
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 90249

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

seahawk wrote:
Similar problems would be faced by the 777-9 once EK dumps 500+ on the used market.

well i dont think so, they can be re-fitet or converted to cargo.
twin marked is much larger nowday's but few want or need an a380

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by spacecookie
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX 10 vs Airbus A321neo analysis
Replies: 241
Views: 76007

Re: Boeing 737 MAX 10 vs Airbus A321neo analysis

Wow, I cant understand how people choose what's the better aircraft if it's not even in service wow! The Boeing design has its problems but the a320 is not a perfect plane and has some issues to(there is nothing perfect here) Boeing took the heat on the b787 and got a complete new plante out there w...

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by spacecookie
Sun Dec 03, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 709801

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Boeing made a big mistake with the 747-8. Airbus made a huge mistake with A380. Neither will return their development costs. They were 2x-3x bigger for A380. I have to take issue with that. The 747-8 development costs were said at the time to be more than 50% of the total A380 development costs (II...

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by spacecookie
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 971
Views: 169838

Re: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations

Was watching Volle Kanne on TV this morning. They had a report on former Air Berlin married couple workers who were very unhappy with the conditions of employment offered for Eurowings. If the deal hasn't benefitted the Consumers, Creditors or Employers then quid pro quo. They closed off the piece ...

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by spacecookie
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 971
Views: 169838

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

i dont agree that this is good news for LH like many of the posters say. AB is a good competitor and you need this in many ways, one company cant rule one market, and for LH it was better to have LH alive than FR or U2 coming and playing dirty games(or even norwegian, they are all over europe right ...

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by spacecookie
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X D7237 PER-KUL returns to PER (A333 9M-XXE) after engine problems
Replies: 87
Views: 19931

Re: AirAsia X D7237 PER-KUL returns to PER (A333 9M-XXE) after engine problems

then there are some experts like this who don't really deserved to be called experts: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-26/aviation-expert-urges-rethink-on-budget-air-travel-airasia/8653278 "AVOID BUDGET AIRLINES, they are UNSAFE". Well, they are a number of incidents from budget airline...

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by spacecookie
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X D7237 PER-KUL returns to PER (A333 9M-XXE) after engine problems
Replies: 87
Views: 19931

Re: AirAsia X D7237 PER-KUL returns to PER (A333 9M-XXE) after engine problems

They say captain asked passengers to pray twice, they are some vids around, looks heavy shaking!

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by spacecookie
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ 773 & 77W
Replies: 15
Views: 3661

Re: SQ 773 & 77W

Why do you think Norwegian will be first ? Norwegians 9 abrest is the most comfortable 787 I've been on so far , more comfortable than Qatar or BA 787 Norwegian is a quality LH experience , even though its low cost ( a more accurate term is probably next generation ) - The cabin crew is way less pr...

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by spacecookie
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL already sold over 100.000 tickets
Replies: 43
Views: 9308

Re: LEVEL already sold over 100.000 tickets

sad to see low cost take over the world What??? Who wants to pay more for a flight than what's necessary? Most fliers are interested in the price of the ticket, everything is secondary. Long haul = travel, vacation. I don't mind pay more and feel good the whole time, the same that I didn't sleep in...

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by spacecookie
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 411
Views: 42528

Re: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries

i dont get it Laptops pass to secutiry checks NO? what can i do with it ? i would not check in my laptop I believe Qatar airways and Emirates have put in place a system where travellers can use their electronics until boarding, and then give it to the airline who will keep it in a 'safe place' and ...

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by spacecookie
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries
Replies: 411
Views: 42528

Re: US/UK banning electronics in cabin from multiple Middle East/African countries

i dont get it
Laptops pass to secutiry checks NO?
what can i do with it ? i would not check in my laptop

for me this is a complete stupid ban(and shows how little self opinion got the UK)

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by spacecookie
Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian is hiring for pilot jobs
Replies: 168
Views: 24317

Re: Norwegian is hiring for pilot jobs

What a load of rubbish has been posted in this thread. Anyone who thinks an airline wouldn't hire a pilot simply because he or she has previously worked for Norwegian has completely lost the plot. Get a grip. No, that's exactly what's going to happen in the US. These guys working for Norwegian are ...

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by spacecookie
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 198530

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

If someone can correct me if I am wrong, the a380 has reached the mtow due a limitation of the landing gear system.

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by spacecookie
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 198530

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

If I understands it Boeing 779 gains around 10% in capacity with an major investment for flying the same distance using the same amount of fuel as todays B77W that will be charged to the customer vs 77W. It seems fantastic. If A380+ gets a minor investment gain 10% in capacity flying as I understan...

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by spacecookie
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 64605

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

Written off Maybee for airbus, but the European tax payer has invested some money that does not pay off. Even if sales for Airbus were at a net loss up till 2015 once incuded penalties and additional design cost for each unit, the manufacture of each aircraft is linked to lots of economic activity ...

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by spacecookie
Sun Mar 05, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 64605

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

mjoelnir wrote:
seahawk wrote:
It does not matter. The money is spent


And written off and has had its influence on earning calls and profits in the past.


Written off Maybee for airbus, but the European tax payer has invested some money that does not pay off.

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by spacecookie
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 64605

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

As many a-neters i dont think we will see the A380NEO, the A380 is done (like othe people said) the four holers for passengers are done because you can do the same mission cheaper on a twin.
The aviation trend is cost reduction, and I don't think we will see this changing anytime soon.

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by spacecookie
Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 378051

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

A plane is made to fly in the air, not to fly on the ground.

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