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by Noshow
Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch government to permanently further reduce AMS movement cap
Replies: 169
Views: 18823

Re: Dutch government to permanently further reduce AMS movement cap

Certainly not but it's only a close distance from the Netherlands and ready to handle dutch language travellers.

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by Noshow
Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch government to permanently further reduce AMS movement cap
Replies: 169
Views: 18823

Re: Dutch government to permanently further reduce AMS movement cap

CDG and FRA would happily share the additional revenue.

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by Noshow
Wed Jun 29, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Nut Allergy Policies: has anything changed?
Replies: 20
Views: 2136

Re: Nut Allergy Policies: has anything changed?

With all my respect to people with allergies but this is too much drama for my taste.

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by Noshow
Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch government to permanently further reduce AMS movement cap
Replies: 169
Views: 18823

Re: Dutch government to permanently further reduce AMS movement cap

If there is any country that can deal with rising sea level it will be the Netherlands as they have done successfully for hundreds of years already. They gain land from the sea.

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ready for a flying cruise ship?
Replies: 21
Views: 4743

Re: Ready for a flying cruise ship?

It can fly just because it is "nuclear powered"? More like a relabeled marketing concept for a cruise ship without ANY technical credibility. Toy story level.

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by Noshow
Mon Jun 27, 2022 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the status on London Heathrow's (LHR) third runway? Construction commenced?
Replies: 47
Views: 7347

Re: What's the status on London Heathrow's (LHR) third runway? Construction commenced?

From a passenger standpoint I don't trust Heathrow flights to not miss connections. In the old days low ceiling terminals were a pain with bus transfer and long lines. Now the terminals got improved but I -being a fast walker and travelling light- missed several long hauls due to long walking distan...

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by Noshow
Mon Jun 27, 2022 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Ongoing Issues
Replies: 100
Views: 18138

Re: Boeing 737MAX Ongoing Issues

Thanks. The FAA cleared the MAX to fly that is what counts from my view. However the -10 and -7 certifications feel to be stalled for some reason. It was a short fuselage (=most tricky) -7 that did the successful test flights for recertification already and the long fuselage (=least tricky) should b...

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by Noshow
Mon Jun 27, 2022 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Ongoing Issues
Replies: 100
Views: 18138

Re: Boeing 737MAX Ongoing Issues

What is this claimed "new audit" about?

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by Noshow
Sun Jun 26, 2022 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the status on London Heathrow's (LHR) third runway? Construction commenced?
Replies: 47
Views: 7347

Re: What's the status on London Heathrow's (LHR) third runway? Construction commenced?

They would have expanded it if they really wanted to over all those years. Wouldn't more capacity at LHR end the BA dominance and role?
Now after Brexit and with new longer range point to point narrow body aircraft I don't see it happening ever.

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 21, 2022 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Studying 777-300ERSF line: Potential Launch at Farnborough
Replies: 4
Views: 1417

Re: Boeing Studying 777-300ERSF line: Potential Launch at Farnborough

It seems to be a little late for the manufacturer to come up with an idea like this now. So many years they ignored this most promising conversion in order to not affect the factory build 777F. Only now that several aftermarket companies market successful conversions they wake up finally? Boeing bei...

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 31
Views: 6741

Re: BER News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Keeping it available and using it are different things.
Why would the airport want to move his passenger revenue business left away from shops and parking and restaurants to the north (T5)? They desperately need passengers to fill the new terminal and serve the credits.

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet agrees to buy 56 Airbus A320neo jets
Replies: 34
Views: 6745

Re: EasyJet agrees to buy 56 Airbus A320neo jets

Do they have the money? They cancelled my flight this morning and moved another one later this week.

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 21, 2022 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 192
Views: 35574

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

No manufacturer will be burning trough budgets again with very big aircraft soon. It will be the middle of the market and slightly below where new things happen.

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by Noshow
Mon Jun 20, 2022 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BER News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 31
Views: 6741

Re: BER News and Discussion Thread - 2022

It feels like they need FR to fill their new T2. Not sure if T5 will ever come back as the place is meant to become the future government VIP-terminal site.

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by Noshow
Mon Jun 20, 2022 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

I don't see a need to get any 767 military transports now. The USAF has enough C-17 transport capacity. Some have been parked. Congress before reordered C-17s several times above what the USAF had said it wanted. Manufacturers are hoping for the next tanker transport program for the time after the K...

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by Noshow
Sun Jun 19, 2022 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

They could have moved HQ to Charleston then?

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by Noshow
Sun Jun 19, 2022 8:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inflight Magazines
Replies: 26
Views: 3234

Re: Inflight Magazines

What I really started to hate in inflight magazines were ever returning picture heavy, sort of poor man's national geographic, stories like the beautiful rooftop tiles of Palma de Mallorca or old scenic cobblestone roads in La Provence or all those colourful garden fences of Poznan.

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by Noshow
Sun Jun 19, 2022 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

The 757-line is gone for good. New programs, new lines this is what it is about. A clear leadership-commitment to do this would be step one.

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by Noshow
Sun Jun 19, 2022 7:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inflight Magazines
Replies: 26
Views: 3234

Re: Inflight Magazines

The Skymall catalogue was my most welcome IFE over many years while listening to strange mono muzak through huge pneumatic plastic tube earplugs with violin heavy sound originating from somewhere below the armrest. I liked inflight magazines until they became pure destination marketing platforms pro...

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by Noshow
Sat Jun 18, 2022 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

The MAX got recertified after FAA and EASA test flights with and without MCAS. Looking back it looks like it was not needed in the first place. Maybe just train the pilots for what flight behavior to expect would have done the trick?

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by Noshow
Sat Jun 18, 2022 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

Which is an NG offspring.

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 17, 2022 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

And the FAA certifying MAX 7 and MAX 10.

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 17, 2022 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

What is your narrative? Everybody is bad and stupid except one manufacturer? Look at the MAX, look at deliveries, look at market share, look at the product pipeline.

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 17, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

You have absolutely no facts here to support your assertion. Your opinion is being swayed by a media narrative that is biased towards exaggeration and which sees conspiracy and duplicity where there is none. The narrative is seldom as simple as the media portrays it, largely because the media can't...

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 17, 2022 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dornier 328eco News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 251
Views: 59094

Re: Dornier 328eco News and Discussion Thread

Buchholz is interesting. He has been with Airbus, Lufthansa and Bombardier before.

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 17, 2022 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham news article on possible successor to 767F
Replies: 56
Views: 7745

Re: Leeham news article on possible successor to 767F

It is too late now. Boeing should do what they did with 757/767 in CFRP now. New airplanes. But do it not just talk about it.

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

China will be a big future manufacturer and will likely want to build most airliners for its own demand. This might change the balance of powers globally. This is why now it's no time to relax but to invest in future programs.

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 17, 2022 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's future
Replies: 78
Views: 11769

Re: Boeing's future

If you consider investing in Boeing you should mainly consider their military business as well. They are just moving their group HQ next door to the Pentagon because they consider defence to be so important. On the commercial side I am not so sure if the 777X is long term "okish"? It feels...

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 14, 2022 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

Lufthansa wants their 777-9 and is in hot water as the planned capacity is not available on schedule. They certainly have NOT delayed anything because they would not need it.

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by Noshow
Sat Jun 11, 2022 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

What is Boeing's current strategic vision concerning commercial airplanes future? Say, be number one globally within ten or fifteen years or similar? Aside from current troubles do they WANT to invest in major new programs? I feel it would help much if the leadership would just commit to develop new...

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by Noshow
Sat Jun 11, 2022 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What next for Airbus?
Replies: 100
Views: 18059

Re: What next for Airbus?

Is there any list available of all the details that got changed and how this affected performance please?

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by Noshow
Sat Jun 11, 2022 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What next for Airbus?
Replies: 100
Views: 18059

Re: What next for Airbus?

Wouldn't you be able to buy an uprating of your engine thrust if you need to do hot and high operations? At least this is how it works on the A320 family. You can get Himalaya capable A319s if you like.

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by Noshow
Sat Jun 11, 2022 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor’s new A330neo cabins
Replies: 10
Views: 5240

Re: Condor’s new A330neo cabins

It's funny that they seem to keep some visual continuity with the new dark blue Lufthansa branding without formally claiming to be Lufthansa. In the old days Condor was a part of Lufthansa now their are not anymore but it feels like this would exactly be the style of some current LH holiday airline ...

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by Noshow
Thu Jun 09, 2022 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Boeing sell the commercial aircraft division?
Replies: 61
Views: 9528

Re: Could Boeing sell the commercial aircraft division?

Boeing has the 787 to start with. This can be used for the NSA and NMA. Separating commercial airplanes from the military business by selling it doesn't make sense from my point of view.

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by Noshow
Thu Jun 09, 2022 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Boeing sell the commercial aircraft division?
Replies: 61
Views: 9528

Re: Could Boeing sell the commercial aircraft division?

If Boeing is smart they use the expected defence cash flow coming in from arming up against Russia and China to recover their commercial business. It's a growth market if they believe their own predictions. The commercial product pipeline is empty. This must be changed with a variety of smart produc...

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by Noshow
Thu Jun 09, 2022 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 Sky Interior
Replies: 15
Views: 3655

Re: Boeing 737 Sky Interior

What I don't like is the head to bin ratio. Even with enlarged bins there is not enough space for carry on luggage for everybody as the seat count got moved up. This seems to have started all this extra fees for carry on and prebooking fees hassle. Maybe future fuselage diameters should be widened A...

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 07, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOJ moves to seize Roman Abramovich jets
Replies: 20
Views: 4833

Re: DOJ moves to seize Roman Abramovich jets

The 787 has a super elegant livery. I'd speculate designed by Foster and Partners. A bit netjetish.

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 07, 2022 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA
Replies: 261
Views: 35023

Re: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA

Another Cold War is brewing time to get next door to "the" customer.

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by Noshow
Tue Jun 07, 2022 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

Single pilot possibly or optionally manned or similar? Wouldn't it make much sense for Boeing to keep the 787 cockpit? Modern, certified and large customer base.

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 03, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

It will all depend on the engines available at program launch.

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 03, 2022 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer New Turboprop Aircraft News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 636
Views: 106110

Re: Embraer New Turboprop Aircraft News and Discussion Thread

They don't have unlimited funding. It's better to time things right in some realistic way than to start early while not ready yet and then end up in problems or compromises.
There must be a lot going on in the engine business behind closed doors these days. Who knows what they are waiting for?

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by Noshow
Fri Jun 03, 2022 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

According to some recent statement of the Airbus CFO Airbus seems to increase the planned cash available from 7 to 10 billion dollars (euros?) to be prepared for any possible upcoming Boeing program in the next years.
It would be great to see more program activity after such a long wait again.

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by Noshow
Tue May 31, 2022 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Easyjet not expanding?
Replies: 41
Views: 7293

Re: What’s wrong with EasyJet ?

In Berlin the rumor is since they announced they will shrink their BER base from the next winter season some crew feel unfit for duty.

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by Noshow
Tue May 31, 2022 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

I do business travel as well and I am different. Early in and late out is what I need and get. I do not change my flights. I am sort of never done early with business meetings. If I still need to kill time I talk longer to people or sit down at the airport with my laptop waiting for the pre planned ...

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by Noshow
Mon May 30, 2022 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

Problem with warming up things is one day you end up with many things in need of replacement. The all new 787 was the better approach.

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by Noshow
Mon May 30, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

It's good to know the fast rubber stamping has ended. No more errors under time and cost pressure please.

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by Noshow
Mon May 30, 2022 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.
Replies: 268
Views: 48928

Re: Boeing manning up to Launch new aircraft? Leeham thinks so.

NMA has been talked about for ages it still would be great news if they would launch something. After so many years of planning they might have some smart product concept at hand already. The manufacturing will be the interesting part.

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by Noshow
Mon May 30, 2022 7:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Likely Modifications to 757 if Still in Production (vs A321XLR)
Replies: 19
Views: 3316

Re: Likely Modifications to 757 if Still in Production (vs A321XLR)

They should have done a combined 757/767 MAX instead of the 737 MAX using the tanker funding. And then build a clean sheet 737 follow on.

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by Noshow
Fri May 27, 2022 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA
Replies: 261
Views: 35023

Re: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA

Why would Embraer want to buy Boeing? It was the other way around: Boeing wanted Embraer to get access to their C-390 and to their lower paid high quality workforce. For some reason Boeing missed this opportunity. It looks like any talks are terminated and not much cooperation is left?

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by Noshow
Thu May 26, 2022 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ode to Mriya, AN-225 confirmed destroyed
Replies: 343
Views: 87592

Re: Ode to Mriya, AN-225 confirmed destroyed

Bottom line: the An-225 could take heavier and longer loads than the An-124 could, and further. True facts and a difference. But on the other hand the wing span limited any practical airport use of the An-225 up to the point to make it an "unwanted" exot that blocked flight operations on ...

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