Search found 9 matches

by abies111
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 427
Views: 78684

Re: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

patrickjp93 wrote:


The XWB's been flawless, which is incredibly strange given its elder brother, the 1000, has been a dumpster fire.


Could the A350 frame itself have been a factor, allowing more intensely derated take-offs than the B789 frame?

Jump to post
by abies111
Thu May 09, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?
Replies: 291
Views: 35786

Re: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features ... ced-safety?
-->

I think it has not been posted in the thread, this Bloomberg article with some interesting views from former, non anonymous, Boeing engineers:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features ... ced-safety?

Jump to post
by abies111
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 717930

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Don't know if already mentioned that maybe another problems contribute to the aircraft control issues: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/ethiopia-says-pilots-performed-boeings-recommendations-to-stop-doomed-aircraft-from-diving-urges-review-of-737-max-flight-control-system/2019/04/04/3a125...

Jump to post
by abies111
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?
Replies: 73
Views: 6402

Re: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?

Yeah. It's a big conspiracy. You're not from California, by chance, are you? Yet some of the big conspiracy guys are putting a little more effort than that in explaining their views: https://www.fzt.haw-hamburg.de/pers/Scholz/dglr/hh/text_2017_04_27_AircraftCabinAir.pdf Surely a waste of time, as t...

Jump to post
by abies111
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?
Replies: 73
Views: 6402

Are toxic cabin fumes an underestimated risk, or not?

Apparently it seems to be that only a low percentage of cabin fumes events finally get registered by the authorities, at least reading these avherald articles: https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4b6eb830/0006&opt=0 https://www.avherald.com/h?article=4c140b24&opt=0 Is this what is happening? ...

Jump to post
by abies111
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 vs A350 range
Replies: 445
Views: 86344

Re: 787 vs A350 range

Seeing the excellent provided graphs for the 787-9 and the A359 I fail to understand how the 787-10 is going to be a (substantially) more economical plane to operate than the second for the expected medium haul routes as it was previously reasoned

Jump to post
by abies111
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 51316

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

I'm hesitating to put the link, but the Daily Mail site has a lot of photos of the crash site (and also of some of the victims with names, beware). Lots of fragments on the ground, but because the abundant snow, at least to me look as "rained" as opossed to scattered travelling with high h...

Jump to post
by abies111
Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why EU air travel minimum space normative for animals and not for humans?
Replies: 72
Views: 7976

Why EU air travel minimum space normative for animals and not for humans?

Sure, I've never purchased cheaper tickets than lately, but at least for intraeuropean flights, airlines have decided that everybody would prefer to save 10% of the cost of an economy fare (which I translate for the additional capacity of a 737/320 gained when going from rational pitch to 28-29”), a...

Jump to post
by abies111
Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ to Decide Between A350-2000 and 777-10 By Year End, CNN
Replies: 125
Views: 34523

Re: SQ to Decide Between A350-2000 and 777-10 By Year End, CNN

Hello everybody. First post here in Anet. As it has been suggested that the hypothetical A350-2000 would need a more powerful engine, could the GE9x be used for that purpose? Or maybe there are technical/contractual too big obstacles for that combination?

Jump to post