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by LX015
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A little light hearted ATC fun...
Replies: 51
Views: 7883

A little light hearted ATC fun...

https://youtu.be/UZ6ZkEZkA0U
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For any of you pilots who may have had contact with Albuquerque Center, have you experienced this? Yes, its unprofessional, but it's funny...

https://youtu.be/UZ6ZkEZkA0U

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by LX015
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Omni Air 767 gear collapse in Bucharest
Replies: 11
Views: 3466

Omni Air 767 gear collapse in Bucharest

Just heard on facebook of an Omni Air 767 (N423AX) having a collapsed/damaged left main landing gear at Baneasa Airport. Does anyone have any info on this?

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by LX015
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has a 787 ever been to LGA?
Replies: 19
Views: 3880

Re: 787 @ LGA???

From an old thread, asking abot 783, but applicable to the others: Neither 787 variant will be allowed into DCA, mainly due to weight, and in the case of the 788 and 789, wingspan. Almost the same for LGA, though the 783 should be within the weight limits at LGA, and wingspan-wise, it would fit int...

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by LX015
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has a 787 ever been to LGA?
Replies: 19
Views: 3880

Has a 787 ever been to LGA?

I'm fairly certain that the 787 has never been to LGA, but I saw somewhere someone claims American did from O'Hare. If I'm wrong, please enlighten me.

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by LX015
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat
Replies: 125
Views: 12989

Re: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat

The Amish are different. My grandfather was permanently barred from their communities at least four times. He would seize children for emergency medical reasons (appendectomy, measles, pneumonia, always a good reason) intern them in the Navy hospital (he was a Navy surgeon back then), treat them, t...

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by LX015
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat
Replies: 125
Views: 12989

Re: Easyjet sued for discrimination by woman forced to move seat

Our most comparable religious group here in the USA might be the Amish; they know what the modern world looks like, and they choose to live their lives in the old-fashioned way - normally abandoning the use of modern transport included. They do not expect everyone outside their religion to kowtow t...

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by LX015
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta bans Navy Seal for Not Wearing a Mask
Replies: 151
Views: 10371

Re: Delta bans Navy Seal for Not Wearing a Mask

Policy is policy. But I think Delta could have at least acknowledged his service to our country in their denial. Would have been a little classy touch given the predictable publicity of the ordeal. Why? Because he's a 'celebrity'? It wasn't very classy of him to post a second tweet including the sm...

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by LX015
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1441
Views: 343925

Alitalia's new fleet???

The "new & improved" Alitalia looks like they may be simplifying their fleet in the near future. Do the A220, A32x & 787 seem like a good idea for the looong troubled carrier or will Alitalia find yet another way to make a mess of things yet again? https://boeingeek.com/new-alitali...

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by LX015
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate version of A220 proposed.
Replies: 19
Views: 3997

Re: Corporate version of A220 proposed.

Its about time. Should have been a consideration from early on. Smaller than a BBJ 737 & ABJ A318, but larger than the Global Express & Gulfstream jets and more range than Embraer's offerings. Could be a great success.

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by LX015
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA restarts Montego Bay from LGW
Replies: 9
Views: 2241

Re: BA restarts Montego Bay from LGW

Isn’t MBJ new to BA? They served KIN before. I believe this route has been passed back and forth sometimes it has been BA and other it was VS... I always remember the roar of the VS 747 taking off and banking north as I would sit down to dinner at the Half Moon just a few miles down the road from M...

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by LX015
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta has a hail encounter.
Replies: 42
Views: 9039

Re: Delta has a hail encounter.

https://youtu.be/SNFhd5r0teE
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mcdu wrote:
Delta found the hail in the east coast storms yesterday. That radome looks a mess. Wonder if the ATC audio is available for this event?

https://simpleflying.com/delta-a319-nose-damage/



Ask and ye shall receive...
https://youtu.be/SNFhd5r0teE

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by LX015
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue Panorama flight 1504, right or wrong decision?
Replies: 32
Views: 7262

Blue Panorama flight 1504, right or wrong decision?

I'm curious to know what pilots here in this forum think in regards to this pilot's decision to continue with takeoff after an engine explosion happened prior to V1. If you are not familiar with this case, here is a youtube recreation with CVR audio. https://youtu.be/hnOP34s0myY?t=174 (no, this is n...

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by LX015
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Completely Disobedient Pilot Refuses to Vacate LAS Class B Without Clearance/Argues With ATC
Replies: 46
Views: 14721

Re: Completely Disobedient Pilot Refuses to Vacate LAS Class B Without Clearance/Argues With ATC

Right, ever hear of Captain Happy’s outburst at ATL? It’s was all over APC. The controller was at complete fault with The captain Happy incident. It was one of 14 Similar exchanges that year. They all led to one controller. He was given leave and came back... his behavior did not change much so he ...

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by LX015
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How are the NYC airports doing and what is their future? (EWR, LGA, JFK)
Replies: 59
Views: 6455

Re: How are the NYC airports doing and what is their future? (EWR, LGA, JFK)

DL has already added more flights from LGA as of June. Since April they were down to 6 departures/day. As of this week, they are up to 21 departures/day. A long way away from the 250+ daily departures they'd normally have at LGA absent COVID19. It will take a while to build that back, but they will...

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by LX015
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How are the NYC airports doing and what is their future? (EWR, LGA, JFK)
Replies: 59
Views: 6455

Re: How are the NYC airports doing and what is their future? (EWR, LGA, JFK)

DL has already added more flights from LGA as of June. Since April they were down to 6 departures/day. As of this week, they are up to 21 departures/day.

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by LX015
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels above NYC, Newark & Trenton, NJ 4/28/20
Replies: 19
Views: 1229

Blue Angels above NYC, Newark & Trenton, NJ 4/28/20

I'm going to assume no, but will it be possible to see the Blue Angels on FR24 during their air demonstrations today?

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by LX015
Tue Apr 07, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Curious: Which OEM will have the upper hand after Coronavirus?
Replies: 15
Views: 2052

Curious: Which OEM will have the upper hand after Coronavirus?

Interesting article: https://simpleflying.com/which-manufacturer-will-come-out-from-coronavirus-on-top/ Suggests Airbus will be in a better position with their single aisle offerings compared to Boeing. Although the article doesn'tmention the A220, could this be a good opportunity for the A220 to ga...

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by LX015
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New order cancellations...
Replies: 1
Views: 336

New order cancellations...

With air travel at an all time low with now clear end in sight and carriers the world over parking their fleets, have relatively recent new orders been cancelled/postponed? How sever could the rate of cancellations/postponements be?

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by LX015
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest grounding flights?
Replies: 6
Views: 2464

SkyWest grounding flights?

Just heard SkyWest has canceled their Delta Connection flights as of today. I dont see any flights scheduled out of LGA today. Can anyone confirm this?

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by LX015
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oil at $20/bbl. What does it mean for the 747 and A380?
Replies: 71
Views: 11175

Re: Oil at $20/bbl. What does it mean for the 747 and A380?

I would assume with so many grounded fleets and transatlantic/transpacific all but suspended because of Coronavirus, cheap fuel won't help the large 4 holers.

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by LX015
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heavy police presence at LGA this morning
Replies: 0
Views: 786

Heavy police presence at LGA this morning

Not sure what's going on, but there are more than 10 PAPD & NYPD vehicles (including counter terrorism) by the Delta cargo area.

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by LX015
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue at LGA Question
Replies: 41
Views: 6190

Re: JetBlue at LGA Question

Marine terminal only.

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by LX015
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?
Replies: 136
Views: 18976

Re: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?

It really is a quiet aircraft on take off. Watching it depart from LGA, you barely hear anything as it lifts off the ground compared to anything else departing. But that humpback whale call it makes as it taxis to the runway is a different story...

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by LX015
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191392

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

I would hope so, but if issues continue to pop up I wonder how many customers will just decide to buy a different aircraft that doesn't come with this many issues. One might think that a frame that has been so thoroughly examined for issues and had them addressed before (second) EIS might very well...

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by LX015
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191392

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

How many faulty issues are on this aircraft??? Every week it seems like something new! Not beating up on Boeing, but level of irresponsibility is beyond belief. https://simpleflying.com/boeing-737-max-startup-issue/ I would say this is a by product of the aircraft being inspected almost microscopic...

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by LX015
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191392

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

https://simpleflying.com/boeing-737-max-startup-issue/
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How many faulty issues are on this aircraft??? Every week it seems like something new! Not beating up on Boeing, but level of irresponsibility is beyond belief.

https://simpleflying.com/boeing-737-max-startup-issue/

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by LX015
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordwind A321 Rough Landing in Antayla
Replies: 41
Views: 11582

Re: Nordwind A321 Rough Landing in Antayla

Earl Sheib will take care of that for $99.95.

Just sayin...

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by LX015
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How a broken A220 made my day: LGA-BOS-LGA on Delta!
Replies: 15
Views: 15574

Re: How a broken A220 made my day: LGA-BOS-LGA on Delta!

Really enjoyed you report." Thank you! Although, I must say I disagree with you on the comfort on DLs 757. 2 days ago I flew JFK-MEX on N686DA in seat 22F, a windowless window seat. You can imagine my serious disappointment as I arrived and realized I would have no external views on my 4hr 40m...

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by LX015
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: How a broken A220 made my day: LGA-BOS-LGA on Delta!
Replies: 15
Views: 15574

Re: How a broken A220 made my day: LGA-BOS-LGA on Delta!

Really enjoyed you report. Although, I must say I disagree with you on the comfort on DLs 757. 2 days ago I flew JFK-MEX on N686DA in seat 22F, a windowless window seat. You can imagine my serious disappointment as I arrived and realized I would have no external views on my 4hr 40min flight. I hadn'...

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by LX015
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Project Sunrise: JFK-SYD v. EWR-SIN ?
Replies: 98
Views: 19150

Re: Qantas Project Sunrise: JFK-SYD v. EWR-SIN ?

You are right, flightaware includes taxi time whereas FR24 is just flight time. There is no taxi time on the Qantas flight on flightaware so realistically the 2 flights can not be compared fairly with inconclusive data. FR24 shows the SQ flight that day was 17hrs59mins vs the charter flight of Qant...

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by LX015
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has anyone every heard of SkyHigh airlines?
Replies: 6
Views: 1609

Re: Has anyone every heard of SkyHigh airlines?

I asked because I saw they posted on indeed looking for employees. Didn't realize it was a spoof. Should've assumed because of the name.

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by LX015
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has anyone every heard of SkyHigh airlines?
Replies: 6
Views: 1609

Has anyone every heard of SkyHigh airlines?

Supposedly a new US start up carrier. I was curious since I never heard the name mentioned before and wanted to know if anyone here is familiar with them.

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by LX015
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: maintenance mishap causes extensive damage to an Emirates Airbus A380
Replies: 73
Views: 21766

Re: maintenance mishap causes extensive damage to an Emirates Airbus A380

Not the 200th frame, there are quite a number of skipped MSNs. MSN 18 shows "on order", MSN's 24, 37, 53, 60, 91, 97, 104, 118, 129, 185, 196, 212, 245, 246, 260, 261 (out of 263 as of today) have been skipped. So, MSN 200 is the 188th built. Can someone explain to a newbie why they skip ...

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by LX015
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK
Replies: 30
Views: 12295

Delta ramp agent killed at JFK

https://abc7ny.com/delta-employee-at-jf ... b/5468454/
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It's a dangerous environment on the ramp. Feel bad for the individual's family.

https://abc7ny.com/delta-employee-at-jf ... b/5468454/

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by LX015
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did United reduce its gates at LGA?
Replies: 7
Views: 2057

Re: Did United reduce its gates at LGA?

bpat777 wrote:
twaconnie wrote:
Also the old gates two could handle DC-10's I not sure if the new concourse can handle wide body's.

AC uses gate 51 when they bring their 767-300s into the new concourse.


How often does that happen?[/quote]


Its happened about 4 times just since this spring.

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by LX015
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: HNL-LON Nonstop?
Replies: 23
Views: 4608

Re: HNL-LON Nonstop?

Isn't HNL-Europe the whole reason Hawaiian had ordered the A358 then got switched to the A338 then ultimately decided on the 787? (I forgot which version, 8 or 9)

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by LX015
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 136
Views: 19472

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

airbazar wrote:
AEROFAN wrote:
Open skies with the ME3 should be done away with as it is more beneficial to those carriers than US airlines.
B6 is a huge benefactor of this open skies agreement which is probably why DL is not happy with open skies.


Please forgive my ignorance, but in what way is B6 a huge benefactor?

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by LX015
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's
Replies: 65
Views: 15061

Re: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's

Other things seen there back then, flight insurance desks, those little sit down desks with TV sets mounted where for a quarter you could watch local tv for 30 minutes, religious groups trying to push their faiths’ ideas on you...usually via pamphlets or paper magazine, and of course phone booths. ...

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by LX015
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 58
Views: 14939

Re: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223

HP69 wrote:
Could the 321XLR open the door for a B6 JFK-NRT nonstop?


Yeah, If you flew it with 3 passengers maybe.

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by LX015
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted
Replies: 85
Views: 20965

Re: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted

They crashed a perfectly serviceable 777 in San Francisco, A visual approach on either runway in good weather is normally straight forward. This is more about Leadership and etsonal values. This Captain should be out of a job. The CSM on the other hand deserves a commendation fron this shambles of ...

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by LX015
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 416378

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

In all seriousness, I wonder if IAG is now having 2nd thoughts about the LOI for 200 MAXs...

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by LX015
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PY to replace A340 with B777
Replies: 47
Views: 13641

Re: PY to replace A340 with B777

[quote="Rom1"]Can A330 fly the route?[/quote

Depends on the vintage I would say. I doubt a 20yr old frame would be in the running but a 233T and higher should handle that with no problem.

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by LX015
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing supplying Airbus parts to BA???
Replies: 9
Views: 1564

Boeing supplying Airbus parts to BA???

Just saw this article: https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2019/06/17/boeing-to-provide-parts-for-some-british-airways-airbus-jets.html Sounds like a move of desperation to find new sources of income in the face of the 737MAX issues. Am I wrong? Would Airbus be able to stop or prevent Boeing from such a move?

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by LX015
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 12880

Re: Delta luggage abuse

New Mexico connecting to Canada was likely on Delta Connection. Add in all the outsourced baggage handlers and it is almost certain that her bag was destroyed by a third party contractor and not a Delta employee. Yet the general public will believe it was Delta's fault. I've seen the way third part...

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by LX015
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 12880

Re: Delta luggage abuse

Seabear wrote:
Who packs a "priceless heirloom" in checked baggage? Oh, this specimen...

If you read the article, you would have seen that it was her carry on bag. But she was told there was no space in the cabin, therefore it was checked.

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by LX015
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azerbaijan plans to postpone MAX order due to safety concerns
Replies: 11
Views: 1863

Re: Azerbaijan plans to postpone MAX order due to safety concerns

So, if the MCAS repairs do not go as planned, is there a way the airlines can back out without substantial loses?

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by LX015
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More safety issues for Boeing...
Replies: 37
Views: 6076

More safety issues for Boeing...

https://www.airlive.net/alert-faa-says- ... n-repairs/
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Once again the 787 is in the spotlight with safety issues regarding its landing gear. https://www.airlive.net/alert-faa-says- ... n-repairs/

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by LX015
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azerbaijan plans to postpone MAX order due to safety concerns
Replies: 11
Views: 1863

Re: Azerbaijan plans to postpone MAX order due to safety concerns

Well, that's changes the whole story!

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by LX015
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azerbaijan plans to postpone MAX order due to safety concerns
Replies: 11
Views: 1863

Azerbaijan plans to postpone MAX order due to safety concerns

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boei ... SKCN1T413D
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Not a good sign for the future of the 737 Max's return. Even though it's only for 10 aircraft, I'm sure any cancellation for the MAX is going to be felt by Boeing.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boei ... SKCN1T413D

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