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by fsabo
Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How these two crashes affect Boeing and the 737 MAX programme in the future?
Replies: 31
Views: 4136

Re: How these two crashes affect Boeing and the 737 MAX programme in the future?

Authority to sell the 797 is a go, as it will proof new production and vendor contracts for the new NSA. Airbus to increase production to take additional market share, airlines need a/c to operate, expect price increase on the A320 line. Boeing has to find software fix, hardware will be too expensi...

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by fsabo
Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749223

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Is Boeing becoming like US car makers? Building new products that are so far behind technological progress that buyers turn towards foreign makers who make much better and cheaper stuff. Is the 737 MAX the SUV of short-haul? Other than the fact the fuselage of a MAX is shaped like a plane from 1958...

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by fsabo
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 752776

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

The FAA has set a deadline of April for the fix. The implication is quite clear. If the fix is not ready the 737 Max will be grounded. In a global industry I am frankly amazed that the two biggest regulators (FAA & EASA) have not taken more decisive action here. Regardless of speculation for re...

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by fsabo
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 752776

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Why can't we take a middle ground - instead of an outright grounding, just disable the MCAS until it's cleared. It was done 60 years ago with the Lockheed Electra, so why can't it work now? For all we know MCAS was not active and the aircraft crashed because of MCAS being inactive. Two brand new ai...

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by fsabo
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 749223

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Can these problems with the 737Max danger Boeing's future? No, as even if the 2nd crash is MCAS related, the issue can most likely be mitigated with a software fix. Everybody knows that basic 737 design is 50 years old, and age shows when new features are implemented.. I think you are correct, but ...

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by fsabo
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project
Replies: 235
Views: 34253

Re: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project

mjoelnir wrote:
It is also possible that RR did withdrew, they did not see any possibility to make a profit on engines for the 797.


Developing an engine for NMA would pull resources away from ultrafan; too much on plate.

I think RR withdrawing is good news for ultrafan.

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by fsabo
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 35703

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

The A350-900 has more powerful engines and a larger wing than the 787-9 and 787-10. The A330-900 has a larger wing, but less powerful engines than the 787-9 and 787-10. Is there a reason the T7000 can't be pushed to T1000 thrust levels? For the 251t version? Otherwise the A330 doesn't need it. it h...

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by fsabo
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 35703

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

Does anybody know the difference in hot&high performance between 787 and 339/359? The A350-900 has more powerful engines and a larger wing than the 787-9 and 787-10. The A330-900 has a larger wing, but less powerful engines than the 787-9 and 787-10. Is there a reason the T7000 can't be pushed ...

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by fsabo
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

MCAS is disabled with the flaps extended so the AoA issue would be masked until the crew went Flaps 0. So is it possible that when the aircraft nose dropped after retraction that they assumed it was the IAS disagree from the previous flight? A bit of confirmation bias? That they assumed the IAS was...

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by fsabo
Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

The pilots must take all the blame because boeing must take no blame. I would change that to say the OEM...millions of people fly on a regular basis, they must believe that the a/c they get on are safe, if anything happens it MUST be human and not machine. I said Boeing because it is in context of ...

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by fsabo
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

These examples are not the same. In these cases skipping a checklist item or even missing one was not so relevant and did no harm . But in case of a MCAS failure, deviating from the checklist was required to survive (otherwise the trim cutout step would never have been reached): Non compliance with...

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by fsabo
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Hi all.. I saw a local tv news in jkt. The reporter ask one of indonesian ?navy diving team about the vcr findings.. They said that they found the vcr just 28 Centimeters bellow the mud.. Not 28 feed ! But still.. It was very difficult task.. Sory for my english.. That post made me remember the Sto...

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by fsabo
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

MSPNWA is spot on with the physics involved. I realize you can sift through mud/silt but the reality is 28' is significant. To think they dug 3 stories down in one location and "found" the CVR is remarkable. I live in a walk out 2 story house and to think from my upper floor ceiling to th...

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by fsabo
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should RR launch an ultra-fan for A220 to A320-200 thrust class?
Replies: 37
Views: 6041

Re: Should RR launch an ultra-fan for A220 to A320-200 thrust class?

It would probably be an uphill fight against PW. It seems 35-50k lbs would seem a better space. Probably they are working on this already. Cooperation in an alliance with companies like GE, PW, Safran, Honeywell, MTU would improve feasibility / access to additional technology and financing. PW/MTU ...

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by fsabo
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

During recovery they deyployed the flaps. This stopped MCAS from running the trim. After they recovered and raised the flaps MCAS went into action again. This could have confused them. In any case, single sensor failure causing this is shitty design, and that belongs to boeing 100%. You're wanderin...

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by fsabo
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

I don't see as much complexity in this as you and your sources are postulating. Every aircraft equipped with automatic stabilizer trim, from piston driven twins to the 380 has a cutout switch available to the flight crew to either disable the automatic trim or to remove power to the auto trim motor...

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by fsabo
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787 RR engine replacements
Replies: 56
Views: 13197

Re: B787 RR engine replacements

Regarding the PW issues, it does not seem to be the most innovative component (the gear) that is causing the current problems. Interesting, and same can be said for this theory (if true) that the RR resonance issue was due to removing one fan blade without enough testing to understand the system le...

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by fsabo
Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another PW engine fails in A320 Neo aircraft
Replies: 77
Views: 18801

Re: Another PW engine fails in A320 Neo aircraft

Yup, damn those engines on all those DC-9s 737-100/200s 707s, DC-8s, 747s, 767s,757s, 727s, Mercure, all the fighter jets powered by the J-57 and variants! Something about all those radial engines like the R-2800 in the Corsair, Thunderbolt, Bearcat, hellcat, tigercat, And the R-4360 on the B-36, c...

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by fsabo
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trent 7000 gains ETOPS330
Replies: 17
Views: 3367

Re: Trent 7000 gains ETOPS330

Just my opinion, but I don't think that any engine should be able to achieve ETOPS 240/330/370 certification without having had at least two or three years in service and with an excellent record of reliability during that time. The engine testing requirements do replicate these in service timescal...

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by fsabo
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran
Replies: 196
Views: 50460

Re: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran

notaxonrotax wrote:
BritTraveller wrote:
aden23 wrote:
I think the real story here is that there is a 7+
hour 737 flight. I’d rather walk.


Whats the difference between comfort in a 737 and a widebody.


1 or 2 aisles.....that makes ALL the difference in comfort.


No Tax On Rotax


I disagree. Give me a quiet single isle over a 777 any day.

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by fsabo
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the 737 MAX go one step too far?
Replies: 233
Views: 34539

Re: Did the 737 MAX go one step too far?

Would you also agree that Any airframe that is flown in an uncertifiable condition is a step too far? Is the MAX not certified? MCAS didn’t cause the plane to crash. The pilots untrained response to it cause the crash A single sensor failure caused the aircraft to pitch nose down towards the water....

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by fsabo
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the 737 MAX go one step too far?
Replies: 233
Views: 34539

Re: Did the 737 MAX go one step too far?

It is not the accident itself. It is the silent addition of MCAS because the MAX is _less_ stable than the NG. Please elaborate on this. What specifically do you mean by “less stable.” The engines are bigger and mounted further forward. At higher angles of attack the engines disrupt airflow over th...

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by fsabo
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the 737 MAX go one step too far?
Replies: 233
Views: 34539

Re: Did the 737 MAX go one step too far?

Just a question, Do you think Boeing took the 737 one step too far when they built the Max? They seem to be having problems with the Max design. Thought ? What kind of problems? Please cite them. One accident / one case study is not sufficient evidence to form the basis of proof. The "Max is i...

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by fsabo
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

The SYMD receives ADR data from the ADIRU, what it does with the data low level I do not know. That data does include the airspeed, altitude, TAT, AOA. No AOA adiru Data to the Symd Thanks fadecfault and zeke for sharing schematics. My understanding is that a possible scenario is that the AoA senso...

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by fsabo
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Some quick thoughts: Was it too difficult (too much force / MCAS too fast) for the pilots? Is that why they failed to counteract to the end? Why did the pilots not use the cut out switch for the MCAS? Did not know/understand? Other reason? Or were the pilots distracted by something else? FWIW, I'd ...

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by fsabo
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

One modification done poorly does not equate one modification too far. Well, the larger engines and how they are mounted negatively affect the stability of the MAX wrt rhe NG. After Boeing realized this they attempted to compensate with changes to an old flight control system. You could rightly cal...

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by fsabo
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Thank you, zeke, for sharing your expertise, your time, and the data. The existence of the previously secret MCAS does seem to suggest that the MAX is one modification too far . Many debated how large an engine could be fit and how long the fuselage can be stretched (for the MAX10) and Boeing found...

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by fsabo
Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

I still somehow suspect that this problem could have been from an ADR error. I mean the erroneous left AOA moved up and down like the right AOA, just 20 degs apart. ADR or ADM problems here I suspect. Thinking again about this as an electronic engineer. It's plausible that a faulty electronic compo...

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by fsabo
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 614408

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

It seems airspeed was ok when thing went wrong in the end. I won't speculate if it was controls or anything else. From limited public info (which is a lot these days compared to say 15 yrs ago) it would seem a tech issue is more likely than a crew problem. I assume all data is been reviewed and FDR...

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by fsabo
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo
Replies: 119
Views: 21657

Re: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo

Pardon me for using a Boeing sourced chart in the LeapX vs PW GTF debate, but it illustrates a point. How do you know the Trent 7000 vs Trent 700 fuel burn difference exceeds 10% in climb? Do you have performance data? I don’t have performance data, but based on my own experiences, I highly doubt t...

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by fsabo
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo
Replies: 119
Views: 21657

Re: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo

I can promise you that the engine does not burn exactly 10% less through all stages of flight. There are a whole lot of variables going on during takeoff and climb that you can’t assume a 10% standard difference for all conditions. At times fuel flow might be similar between engines or only 2% diff...

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by fsabo
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 207648

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

audidudi wrote:
The next A320N for IndiGo Airlines was delivered today:

Airbus A320-251N 8259 VT-IVN IndiGo Airlines delivery 16 July 2018 TLS-DEL ex F-WWIY


CFM for indigo? Since when?

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by fsabo
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo
Replies: 164
Views: 31498

Re: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?

More hints from fernandes https://twitter.com/tonyfernandes Are there any cancellation penalties? Is this publically known? Ordinarilly I would think it would be wise for airbus to bring down the price to keep the sale. In this case I do not think so. I would let him walk. Given how much of the (ot...

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by fsabo
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo
Replies: 164
Views: 31498

Re: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?

More hints from fernandes https://twitter.com/tonyfernandes Off to airbus wearing the same shirt I wore when we first signed the first a320 14 years ago. More or less same size. Got to reduce Are there any cancellation penalties? Is this publically known? Ordinarilly I would think it would be wise ...

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by fsabo
Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing has given the 3 Major Engine Manufacturers until June 27 to submit their 797 engine proposals
Replies: 313
Views: 48140

Re: Boeing has given the 3 Major Engine Manufacturers until June 27 to submit their 797 engine proposals

Engines.To gear or not to gear,that is the question for GE .I would imagine that by now they have 100% clarity on the sfc between the two engines on Airbus A320 - or A321NEO if one wanted the closest thrust AFC comparison to what would be the mom engine thrust. If there was a marked difference then...

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by fsabo
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Is in Talks With British Airways on More A380s
Replies: 561
Views: 104612

Re: Airbus Is in Talks With British Airways on More A380s

For people who flies F/J the argument about 380 being the most comfortable aircraft to fly fades away So people choosing one airline over the other to be more comfortable on the 380 must be mostly Y pax excited to fly on the SuperJumbo As LH FF flying 748 in F or J upper deck is a no brainer agains...

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by fsabo
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus faces “unprecedented challenge” to hit delivery target
Replies: 104
Views: 14820

Re: Airbus faces “unprecedented challenge” to hit delivery target

Other issue for AandB is that this industry is notoriously cyclical.Right now there is a 'grab' for market share from new emerging markets.Not everyone will succeed.No point in setting up structures for production levels that perhaps cannot be sustained in the longer term. I think it is probably be...

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by fsabo
Sat May 26, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 207648

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

audidudi wrote:
The second A321N for China Southern was delivered today:

Airbus A321-271N 7544 B-8368 China Southern delivery 26 May 2018 XFW-TSE ex D-AVZZ


Finally GTF deliveries seem to have picked up.

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by fsabo
Thu May 24, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade
Replies: 347
Views: 22807

Re: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade

No I do not. MH-17 was miles above the fray, it wasn't shot down by accident. Don't try to pretend that it was. So when the BUK crew hit the 777 it was on purpose. They willfully and knowingly shot down a civilian airliner full of people. When the Aegis cruiser crew hit the climbing A300 they misto...

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by fsabo
Thu May 24, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade
Replies: 347
Views: 22807

Re: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade

Do you think MH has any responsability for sending the plane over a war zone where military and transport planes were already being shot down? No I do not. MH-17 was miles above the fray, it wasn't shot down by accident. Don't try to pretend that it was. So when the BUK crew hit the 777 it was on p...

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by fsabo
Thu May 24, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 207648

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

For the ones who know: Is there a sign that the no. of gliders at Airbus parking lots gets smaller? Better: Are the latest PW modifications now successful and are they catching up with deliveries now? Flyglobal Iirc, they have reverted back to the older hub seal design until they can properly fix a...

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by fsabo
Tue May 15, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies
Replies: 80
Views: 10959

Re: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies

Nice chance to impose import tariffs on Airbus now. Trump should not let it pass. I really hope trump does that. Both in airbus and steel + aluminum. Do you not think the EU would retaliate? The problem with the EU is it doesn't know how to deal with trump. It tries to first talk sense into him and...

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by fsabo
Tue May 15, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies
Replies: 80
Views: 10959

Re: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies

seahawk wrote:
Nice chance to impose import tariffs on Airbus now. Trump should not let it pass.


I really hope trump does that. Both in airbus and steel + aluminum.

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by fsabo
Sat May 12, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 23672

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming cays

You should open your mind and try watching less of Fox News. The nuclear deal was in fact pretty much the only thing (aside from starting a war) that could prevent Iran from getting nukes. See this for example https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-iaea-explainer/u-s-risks-reversing-iran-n...

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by fsabo
Sat May 12, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 23672

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days

The USA is going after individual companies. If you do businesses with Iran you will not do businesses with the USA. For airbus the choice is obviously USA. For other companies the choice will be Iran because at the moment they do more business with Iran than with USA. You can bet that these compani...

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by fsabo
Fri May 11, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 23672

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days

I agree with what bigjku says above: this will put a lot of pressure on Airbus to decide if it is a for-profit corporation or a political player or somewhere in between . Personally I think Enders et al wants Airbus to be as free of politics as possible so I doubt they decide to sacrifice their pro...

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by fsabo
Fri May 11, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 23672

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days

I agree with what bigjku says above: this will put a lot of pressure on Airbus to decide if it is a for-profit corporation or a political player or some where in between. Personally I think Enders et al wants Airbus to be as free of politics as possible so I doubt they decide to sacrifice their pro...

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by fsabo
Fri May 11, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 23672

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days

To reiterate, I think several posters are forgetting this is not a pure short term economic decision by Airbus. A conglomerate the size and history of Airbus is tied into the national politics of the EU. Airbus leadership will be having long hard talks with the leadership of the U.K., France, Germa...

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by fsabo
Fri May 11, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 23672

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming cays

Sanctions work both ways, never-mind all the US bases already in Europe, and the fact that NATO agreements would probably not make banning such flights possible... Any sanctions against US would hurt EU more than help it....and for what benefit? to sell some planes to Iran. Much more money to be ma...

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by fsabo
Fri May 11, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 23672

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming cays

Aren't the sanctions supposed to take effect in six months, so couldn't Airbus fulfil some of the outstanding orders within that time. What kind of sanctions can the EU put on the US, in kind, such as banning imports of F-35s or overflights of US military aircraft? Sanctions work both ways, never-m...

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