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by RalXWB
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zambia Airways Is Considering Airbus Widebodies
Replies: 33
Views: 4844

Re: Zambia Airways Is Considering Airbus Widebodies

kjeld0d wrote:
Isn't it "The Zambia"?


Perhaps you mean The Gambia.

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by RalXWB
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions about old Airways Magazine article about DL no longer going to order Boeing aircrafts
Replies: 24
Views: 3330

Re: Will DL order Boeing aircraft in the future?

Delta Airlines recently ordered 100 A321neo aircraft, and of course there are tons of articles discussing this order. However, one of those articles struck me, and not in a good way. This article: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/delta-orders-100-airbus-a321neos-says-no-boeings-737-max/ What's your ...

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by RalXWB
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12989

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

It cannot be worse than Qantas 789 cabin :stirthepot:

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by RalXWB
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBerlin to Leave Oneworld
Replies: 14
Views: 3762

Re: AirBerlin to Leave Oneworld

This topic does not make any sense. AB will cease to exist or did you expect they would remain in OneWorld?

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by RalXWB
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 181067

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Now Airbus covers the entire NB range...again great investment into the future. But those Boeing Twitter rants though... :rotfl:

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by RalXWB
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin - Spectacular farewell: AB7001 MIA-DUS steep turn over terminal
Replies: 127
Views: 30226

Re: Air Berlin - Spectacular farewell: AB7001 MIA-DUS steep turn over terminal

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
Cool.

seahawk wrote:
It was a standard go-around. Calm down.


You serious? Is this what you call a standard go-around?


If it would be a Boeing, seahawk would be drooling :rotfl:

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by RalXWB
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 181067

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Now we know why Delta never mentioned a cancellation. Fantastic news for Airbus! The B-squad must be so mad :rotfl:

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by RalXWB
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 16591

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

I really hope not otherwise the United (Boeing) Board will replace all those great 320s with 737s... :white:

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by RalXWB
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 28393

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

Airbus sold about 1500 CEOs so I find it amusing that the NEOs should have an uncertain future...

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by RalXWB
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing provided Monarch with $130 million bailout
Replies: 66
Views: 11628

Re: Boeing provided Monarch with $130 million bailout

In the end we all know why Monarch ordered Boeing...as if they had a choice :stirthepot:

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by RalXWB
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Monarch Airlines fail?
Replies: 39
Views: 8761

Re: Why did Monarch Airlines fail?

Is there another case in the industry where a manufacturer (Boeing) gives a mulitmillion loan to an Airline (Monarch) so that the Airline orders their product?

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by RalXWB
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 45106

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

351t? I guess you mean 251t...

JerseyFlyer wrote:
Perhaps the proposed 351t A338 is not available for their early agreed delivery date. If all subsequent A338s are 351t, that would leave them uncomfortably with the only 342t A338s.

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by RalXWB
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tap Portugal eyes potential A340 replacement
Replies: 67
Views: 11499

Re: Tap Portugal eyes potential A340 replacement

I cannot repeat this often enough: "The first 338 is currently being built." If TAP needs range sometime in the future, they could add a few A330-800. Problem is it looks more and more like Airbus will not make them. This whole topic seems pointless. TAP is a survivor - one of the few mid-...

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by RalXWB
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tap Portugal eyes potential A340 replacement
Replies: 67
Views: 11499

Re: Tap Portugal eyes potential A340 replacement

Tap is proudly all Airbus, ordered Airbus only and people still say they should order 777s or 787s :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 45106

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

The first 338 is being built currently and people still say that it will never be built... :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's Kirby Explains why UA order 737-10MAX
Replies: 74
Views: 16424

Re: UA's Kirby Explains why UA order 737-10MAX

Smart move to disclose a contract clause he shouldn´t know in the first place. Anyway, Airbus will be perfectly fine without United.

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by RalXWB
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1106
Views: 207201

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

The LH livery is part of their corporate identity and brand awareness. There will be livery updates but certainly not a new livery like ACs Delta2.0

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by RalXWB
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to launch Airspace cabin for A320 family
Replies: 36
Views: 7701

Re: JetBlue to launch Airspace cabin for A320 family

Nice improvement of an awesome plane! #hatersgonnahate

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by RalXWB
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1520926

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

KarelXWB wrote:
First photo of MSN 150 VN #9 fully painted at the flight line:

Image
Msn150 F-WZNP 27/9/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr


Sorry, wrong thread...

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by RalXWB
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8-73(F) brought back into service in 2017
Replies: 78
Views: 21243

Re: DC-8-73(F) brought back into service in 2017

A small company brings back a fossil into life and suddenly the cargo industry is growing? :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 97563

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Trade wars result in chaos on all sides...Bigly.

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by RalXWB
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG's LEVEL considers A321neo(LR) equipment
Replies: 18
Views: 3715

Re: IAG's LEVEL considers A321neo(LR) equipment

Great news for the 321LR!

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by RalXWB
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A350 visits DEN
Replies: 36
Views: 8096

Re: DL A350 visits DEN

What a beauty!

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by RalXWB
Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the A360, the next big Airbus-project, an A310-class-plane?
Replies: 97
Views: 42777

Re: Is the A360, the next big Airbus-project, an A310-class-plane?

In the end Airbus will do what´s in its best interest and what its customers want.

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by RalXWB
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ( Rumour ) Norwegian considering buying Monarch
Replies: 29
Views: 4225

Re: ( Rumour ) Norwegian considering buying Monarch

I understand the slots, but those deliveries are financed by Boeing, aren´t they. It is not like Monarch is in a healthy situation....

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by RalXWB
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ( Rumour ) Norwegian considering buying Monarch
Replies: 29
Views: 4225

Re: ( Rumour ) Norwegian considering buying Monarch

Why would DY want to invest in something ailing?

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by RalXWB
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo MTOW increase
Replies: 180
Views: 35390

Re: A330neo MTOW increase

People forget the massive sales figures of the CEO so any investment into the NEO is the right thing to do. The fake news that the -800 will never be built should be introduced in the "A-net hall of myths" by now...

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by RalXWB
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 394458

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

What a beauty the HA 321 is! :thumbsup:

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by RalXWB
Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 235121

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

I am not sure about this, but I think Airbus have pushed forward first A330-800 NEO. Now production list shows MSN 1888 to first frame, I think it was lower before. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ff2DA4QRsnyx6Og6UREgvDckpdF2Iu7o4Vcj6m7EM_I/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html Interest...

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by RalXWB
Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 184149

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

I thought I would share this great video with you. An A350 attempts to land in strong wings (100-125 km/hr) before it aborts landing and performs an incredible go-around. Gotta say, those Trent engines sound like music to my ears. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zkt7tr3TTs0 Thanky you for sharing!

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by RalXWB
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer considers building new turboprop aircraft
Replies: 96
Views: 12735

Re: Embraer considers building new turboprop aircraft

It's about time someone brings to market a all new turboprop with range from 30 seats all the way to 70 seats......you have some regions like the Caribbean with really need 30 seaters in a lot of markets due to market size and airfield being served..... You can be almost certain that it won't be a ...

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by RalXWB
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Turkish 747-8i order
Replies: 93
Views: 25775

Re: Possible Turkish 747-8i order

Considering the deteriorating political climate in Turkey I would call this fake news. But with the megalomania of its leader anything is possible...

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by RalXWB
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Turkish 747-8i order
Replies: 93
Views: 25775

Re: Possible Turkish 747-8i order

Smells like the ever so funny EK will order 100 748s thread... :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus repaints very first A320, will join museum
Replies: 25
Views: 6512

Re: Airbus repaints very first A320, will join museum

Just a great plane and what a development!

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by RalXWB
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS in talks with Airbus and Boeing of 40-50 NB planes
Replies: 35
Views: 5919

Re: SAS in talks with Airbus and Boeing of 40-50 NB planes

NEO all the way! And some LRs would be awesome...

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by RalXWB
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 36238

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

Great news for Airbus and the 350!

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by RalXWB
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water bomber hits boat on takeoff (video)
Replies: 25
Views: 9107

Re: Water bomber hits boat on takeoff (video)

The CL-415s and especially the crews are doing miracles in Croatia which suffered from an extremely dry season this year. Things would be really bad without them...

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by RalXWB
Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG A350 Orders/Options
Replies: 101
Views: 16428

Re: IAG A350 Orders/Options

IB is proudly all Airbus and so is EI mostly. Alaska gets praised by a certain squad here how great it is to be proudly all Boeing so it should be OK for IAG, too... In the end IAG knows what is best for them.

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by RalXWB
Mon Aug 28, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B767 Westjet - Reliability issues debut service
Replies: 3
Views: 1569

Re: B767 Westjet - Reliability issues debut service

Those 767s are quite old to put it nicely so perhaps that is one of the reasons...

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by RalXWB
Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s
Replies: 229
Views: 8255

Re: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s

The A.net-condemned lives longer! Wonderful news and a great range of operational possibilities here!

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by RalXWB
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viking Aircraft Looks to restart CL-415 Production
Replies: 54
Views: 7998

Re: Viking Aircraft Looks to restart CL-415 Production

It has not rained in southern Croatia since end of April and this year wildfires were and are everywhere. I could see the CL-415s at the beach and at a nearby lake. They were mostly flying from the morning until the evening, apparently they do not fly in the dark at least where I am...

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by RalXWB
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss studies A321LR business case
Replies: 59
Views: 13871

Re: Swiss studies A321LR business case

The LR is just the icing on the cake of the 321 family and it would suit any European carrier well for medium to long range routes in Africa and Asia for example...

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by RalXWB
Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viking Aircraft Looks to restart CL-415 Production
Replies: 54
Views: 7998

Re: Viking Aircraft Looks to restart CL-415 Production

Can you please explain what economic shortfalls we have here in Europe. Thank you! I meant the CL-415's economic shortfalls, as listed by Waterbomber (expensive to build, expensive to run, expensive to maintain, specialized). Thank you, I misread it.... I always thought those planes are just leased...

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by RalXWB
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Viking Aircraft Looks to restart CL-415 Production
Replies: 54
Views: 7998

Re: Viking Aircraft Looks to restart CL-415 Production

Can you please explain what economic shortfalls we have here in Europe. Thank you!

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by RalXWB
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Caraïbes new Airbus A350-900 stuck on the right side of the runway at PTP
Replies: 17
Views: 7645

Re: Air Caraïbes new Airbus A350-900 stuck on the right side of the runway at PTP

So a bad landing and this has nothing to do with the type itself...

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by RalXWB
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Qantas to convert remaining A380 order to A350-900ULR
Replies: 157
Views: 32275

Re: Qantas to convert remaining A380 order to A350-900ULR (rumor)

EK413 wrote:
It's possible QF will pull a SQ by ordering the A350 & run back to Boeing to work out a sweeter deal swapping the A350's for B778/9's? Makes sense considering A350's would be far easy to offload to Boeing than A3Whales.

EK413


When did Singapore swap 350s for 777s?

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by RalXWB
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific to acquire 32 A321neo aircraft
Replies: 47
Views: 12817

Re: Cathay Pacific to acquire 32 A321neo aircraft

Congratulations to Cathay for selecting the #1...hope this also involves some LRs...

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by RalXWB
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the A320-200 CEO become the next DC-3?
Replies: 50
Views: 9173

Re: Will the A320-200 CEO become the next DC-3?

This is a ridiculous comparison. The DC3 had some 16,000 units built. First as a a commercial airline carrier. Then thousands were built during WWII. The 320 hasn't even caught up with the 737. When that happens, reopen the thread with a rational argument. Not so ridiculous: 737, 9000 delivered, 13...

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