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by JayinKitsap
Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing confirms higher gross weight 787-10
Replies: 362
Views: 52491

Re: Boeing confirms higher gross weight 787-10

Seeing how there are two ways to increase the range of an aircraft, the first (and best) being to increase efficiency, and the second is to simply enable it to carry more fuel, let’s look at both of them. Increasing efficiency, especially on a new plane such as the 787 which was designed with effic...

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by JayinKitsap
Thu Jan 20, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59153

Re: Allegiant nearing deal for 737MAX

The more I think about this order, the more I wonder if Allegiant is looking to accelerate expansion (faster than the historical 10% growth rate). Slide 13 implies they are taking a stance to be ready to grow rapidly or stay more constant, depending on market conditions. I speculate this MAX order ...

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by JayinKitsap
Thu Jan 20, 2022 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59153

Re: Allegiant nearing deal for 737MAX

The more I think about this order, the more I wonder if Allegiant is looking to accelerate expansion (faster than the historical 10% growth rate). Slide 13 implies they are taking a stance to be ready to grow rapidly or stay more constant, depending on market conditions. I speculate this MAX order ...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Jan 19, 2022 6:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Charles McGee, member of Tuskeegee Airmen and 'American hero', dies at 102
Replies: 3
Views: 334

Re: Charles McGee, member of Tuskeegee Airmen and 'American hero', dies at 102

For once, the government did something in time, McGee got to preside over the T-7A naming ceremony to the Red Hawk. He was still piloting planes up to this year. The Red Hawk story is one of the best around, the US Army Air Force decided to have a full squadron of African American pilots. At first t...

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Jan 17, 2022 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prior generation narrowbody Passenger to Freight conversion market/production discussion thread -2022
Replies: 11
Views: 1244

Re: 2022 status prior generation narrowbody Passenger to Freight conversion market/production discussion thread

Did I see in the thread, or in the cited articles a 4% cargo growth rate? What is the retirement rate in the narrowbody sector? I would think part shortages will hasten the end for many older types. If this is also around 4%, it a lot of conversions. I haven't heard anything about Q-400 frames being...

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by JayinKitsap
Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing confirms higher gross weight 787-10
Replies: 362
Views: 52491

Re: Boeing confirms higher gross weight 787-10

How GE could acheive 10% in ten years: 1. 3.5: 1 GTF, about 6.5% fuel burn reduction 2. Higher match # high pressure compressor (needs better bearings and seals), about 1% fuel burn reduction 3. Fan improvements, about 0.2%(yes, just a fraction of a percent) 4. CMC inlet guide vanes to high turbine...

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by JayinKitsap
Thu Jan 13, 2022 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59153

Re: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options

Please limit article quotes to fair use excerpts and put in some discussion. Lightsaber What defines a "fair use excerpt" so I don't run into this problem? "Fair use" is a fraction of the article. e.g., limit to 1 paragraph in a 4 paragraph article. Or paraphrase and link the ar...

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by JayinKitsap
Thu Jan 13, 2022 7:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best ASW Helicopter?
Replies: 22
Views: 2047

Re: Best ASW Helicopter?

I think that's the OP's question is essentially impossible to answer in a public forum, because it requires access to some of the most highly classified information there is. The USN has littered the oceans with sonobouys connected realtime to a surveillance network that basically knows by hull num...

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by JayinKitsap
Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: EU SATOC - Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo
Replies: 88
Views: 6649

Re: EU SATOC - Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo

Say C-17 production could be restarted, what if a deal along the following lines was closed: It would be easier to restart the 757 line, at least the buildings still exist and it is somewhat similar to the 737. I recall he government didn't pay Boeing to store the tooling, all that is gone, the bui...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: EU SATOC - Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo
Replies: 88
Views: 6649

Re: EU SATOC - Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo

Say C-17 production could be restarted, what if a deal along the following lines was closed: It would be easier to restart the 757 line, at least the buildings still exist and it is somewhat similar to the 737. I recall he government didn't pay Boeing to store the tooling, all that is gone, the bui...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best ASW Helicopter?
Replies: 22
Views: 2047

Re: Best ASW Helicopter?

I think that's the OP's question is essentially impossible to answer in a public forum, because it requires access to some of the most highly classified information there is. The USN has littered the oceans with sonobouys connected realtime to a surveillance network that basically knows by hull num...

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by JayinKitsap
Tue Jan 11, 2022 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 239
Views: 26131

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

The 772ER and other 777 models should be good freighters, I've been surprised no conversion programs so far, %lad to s÷ this is changing.

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59153

Re: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options

It really seems that when the A321 forms the majority of the RFP, in particular where both size and range are important it is an Airbus win. When the RFP is more centered on the 738 size, Boeing does quite well. It is quite obvious the A321 is the gorilla in the market with a gap in Boeing's lineup ...

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by JayinKitsap
Fri Jan 07, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59153

Re: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options

Both WN and Ryanair have had great success with the 737. It has to do with stage lengths as well as plane size. The 737 is more than competitive in the -7 and -8 frame size, the -9 and -10 do well only in short stage lengths. The A321neo is a shining star in its size both for being bigger but also l...

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by JayinKitsap
Sun Jan 02, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Need help with a research project
Replies: 6
Views: 731

Re: Need help with a research project

Along with the other data picked up. Some here may have access to databases (or paper files) that are not on the web. As the first Huey's came out in 1959 a lot of the older data is probably physical paper. Many of those records had indexes computerized but not the record, unless it was put on micro...

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by JayinKitsap
Sun Jan 02, 2022 10:42 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: EU SATOC - Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo
Replies: 88
Views: 6649

Re: SATOC - Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo

Mortyman wrote:
European countries has already on order 172 A400, 95 of wich have been delivered, so I'm thinking something bigger ... Time to make an offroad version of the Airbus 380 ... ;-)


Wow, same wing as the A380, 4 new trents, new gear, large double bubble hull. Would be PERFECT!

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by JayinKitsap
Sun Jan 02, 2022 10:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: EU SATOC - Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo
Replies: 88
Views: 6649

Re: SATOC - Strategic Air Transport for Outsized Cargo

It's success really depends on what runways it is designed to be flown on, if designed for wheel loads and runway lengths of currently flying wide bodies in a high wing 4 engine configuration, a double bubble hull with a rear ramp or front swinging door, it could have a chance at some commercial suc...

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by JayinKitsap
Sun Jan 02, 2022 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2022
Replies: 90
Views: 15766

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2022

So Airbus will build the A225, which takes sales from the A320neo. But the A320 has good margins, but the A220 is still probably in a loss position. To play this out Airbus will be reducing deliveries of the A320neo by 300 per year and the A220 will increase by the same. However, current A220 produc...

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by JayinKitsap
Sat Jan 01, 2022 8:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New defence pact AUUKUS
Replies: 379
Views: 30159

Re: New defence pact AUUKUS

Came across two good articles about the sub options. https://www.navylookout.com/royal-navy-nuclear-submarine-technology-to-be-shared-with-australia/ https://www.navylookout.com/nuclear-submarines-for-australia-what-are-the-options/ I still think the Virginia is the best option as it is still in cu...

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by JayinKitsap
Sat Jan 01, 2022 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 239
Views: 26131

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

Great people, great discussion, great thread. Wish all of A.net were as civil….. As for CX being made to ground 747Fs….we’ll that shows you the complete lunatics running the asylum. Yes, we discuss here without food fights and similar teenage antics. It is quite nice. Happy New Years to everyone on...

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by JayinKitsap
Sat Jan 01, 2022 8:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New defence pact AUUKUS
Replies: 379
Views: 30159

Re: New defence pact AUUKUS

Came across two good articles about the sub options. https://www.navylookout.com/royal-navy-nuclear-submarine-technology-to-be-shared-with-australia/ https://www.navylookout.com/nuclear-submarines-for-australia-what-are-the-options/ I still think the Virginia is the best option as it is still in cur...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 29, 2021 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS orders another 19 767Fs
Replies: 189
Views: 29192

Re: UPS orders another 19 767Fs

FX's recent quarterly report indicates a take up of around a dozen 767's per year but the current orders would be filled in 3 to 4 years. This could mean another order for 50 to fill out 4 added years to the end of 763F production in 2028. Or it could mean they are holding off right now to go for a...

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by JayinKitsap
Tue Dec 28, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS orders another 19 767Fs
Replies: 189
Views: 29192

Re: UPS orders another 19 767Fs

FX's recent quarterly report indicates a take up of around a dozen 767's per year but the current orders would be filled in 3 to 4 years. This could mean another order for 50 to fill out 4 added years to the end of 763F production in 2028. Or it could mean they are holding off right now to go for a ...

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by JayinKitsap
Tue Dec 28, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should passengers report possible maintenance issues to crew
Replies: 71
Views: 9939

Re: Did this person do the right thing?

Did good, if it wasn't a problem, the mechanic would have skipped the speed tape. Not taped, a panel could have come off, greatly increasing the repair.

If the little things are taken care of, it is much less likely big things happen.

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by JayinKitsap
Thu Dec 23, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Confirms Boeing Halts 787 Deliveries
Replies: 441
Views: 107929

Re: FAA Confirms Boeing Halts 787 Deliveries

Wrong materials were used with less stability than the certified materials. Sounds like some expensive venture to fix. That's what you get when you push your suppliers too hard on the cost side of things. For the record, the same supplier provides titanium parts to Airbus, though I am not sure if A...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 22, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS orders another 19 767Fs
Replies: 189
Views: 29192

Re: UPS orders another 19 767Fs

I'm trying to remember the specifics and can't find the posts for it. Anyway, I recall that UPS ( &/or FedEX) have a certified cockpit conversion but that is aftermarket, Boeing does not have a similar certification for these cockpit changes, so the plane is flown out with the original cockpit,...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 22, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF F-15EX News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1049
Views: 179708

Re: USAF F-15EX News and Discussion Thread

An article from Air Force Mag indicating that PW will not protest the engine award. https://www.airforcemag.com/pratt-whitney-wont-protest-ges-win-of-f-15ex-engine-contract/ A little more in depth article on the engine award. I recall Lot 1 done earlier bought the engines and a couple spares for the...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 22, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 3033
Views: 437900

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Unfortunately we have our second aircraft loss with pilot this peak, following the Metro crash earlier this month: Martinaire Grand Caravan flying HOU-Victoria (TX) collided with a paraglider and crashed. Both pilots deceased. https://www.scramble.nl/civil-news/martinaire-grand-caravan-collides-wit...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 22, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS orders another 19 767Fs
Replies: 189
Views: 29192

Re: UPS orders another 19 767Fs

This is an old article, but UPS has been upgrading their B757 & B767 cockpit avionics from CRT's to Rockwell Collins' large, multi-functional LCD displays. They have recently done similar avionics upgrades to their A306 fleet, too. Based on these investments, I assume UPS will be keeping these ...

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by JayinKitsap
Fri Dec 17, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: T-7A Red Hawk News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 158
Views: 35101

Re: T-7A Red Hawk News and Discussion Thread

Defense News has this article. https://www.defensenews.com/air/2021/12/17/the-t-7-takes-shape-inside-the-factory-where-the-air-forces-next-trainer-is-being-built/ It cited a 2nd DN article on the upcoming RFP's floating around. https://www.defensenews.com/air/2021/12/01/with-t-7-on-the-way-why-is-ac...

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by JayinKitsap
Thu Dec 16, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207356

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Everything else is just barroom noise. You say that as if it is a bad thing! :biggrin: Kanban's summary outline of the problem seems about right. It's not much different than the RR T1000 problems, coatings on the blades were not having the expected engine life between repairs. It was a three ring ...

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by JayinKitsap
Thu Dec 16, 2021 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207356

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

gads.. I've learned that when non lawyers start quoting contracts, law, etc., while they do it with the purest of intent, they are usually wrong when the issue is adjudicated or goes to arbitration. We all think we can read contracts, law, and fine print, but it is never that simple ,if it were we ...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 15, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021
Replies: 891
Views: 198105

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021

Could be that there are no control surfaces or even lights outboard of the wing hinge. No flaps in the outer portion would require more flap for the balance of the wing.

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 15, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207356

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

This Youtube video recaps well for those not really following this, first time I have seen any of Coby Explanes clips so no idea if he is a "Simple Flying" that knows little or is a Leeham that has decades of aviation experience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bnu9eZ5JRWM Wouldn't anythin...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 15, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207356

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Aerospace is not the only regulated industry. I have some experience in the pharmaceutical industry and whilst it is quite possible to build a working rapport with the agency inspectors the good ones will maintain their distance - but they can do that because they are not conflicted by working for ...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 15, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777X – VLA of the Future or another “White Elephant” A380
Replies: 390
Views: 49983

Re: 777X – VLA of the Future or another “White Elephant” A380

I recall, but do not have direct knowledge that the 777 hull had its ribs redesigned in the window belt to gain I recall 4" or so added, no significant change to the horizontal and vertical stabilizer except for actuator / actuator control systems. Landing gear no MTOW change, but a change in h...

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by JayinKitsap
Tue Dec 14, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207356

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Lightning protection is a key requirement of certification. This mesh layer and its covering ensuring no corrosion, debonding, water absorption, or deterioration of said mesh and the underlying structure should be squarely in the OEM's responsibility. If lightning protection can be missing over sig...

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by JayinKitsap
Tue Dec 14, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207356

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Lightning protection is a key requirement of certification. This mesh layer and its covering ensuring no corrosion, debonding, water absorption, or deterioration of said mesh and the underlying structure should be squarely in the OEM's responsibility. If lightning protection can be missing over sign...

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by JayinKitsap
Tue Dec 14, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777X – VLA of the Future or another “White Elephant” A380
Replies: 390
Views: 49983

Re: 777X – VLA of the Future or another “White Elephant” A380

There is the huge new composite wing center at Everett. What else aside from 777X wings might be built there now that the 787 went exclusively to Charleston? Is there any new high volume CFRP program coming up in WA? There have been rumors in the past of a concept called NMA, but pictures and real ...

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by JayinKitsap
Tue Dec 14, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777X – VLA of the Future or another “White Elephant” A380
Replies: 390
Views: 49983

Re: 777X – VLA of the Future or another “White Elephant” A380

If air traffic doesn't pick up and return to 2019 levels, there is no worry about any of the wide bodies. Probably all will be economic failures, production below 30 per year for say 5 years will kill the lines.

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Dec 13, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ZeroAvia to work with MHI’s RJ Aviation Group on hydrogen-electric regional jets
Replies: 12
Views: 1267

Re: ZeroAvia to work with MHI’s RJ Aviation Group on hydrogen-electric regional jets

So United invested the cost of one narrow body in what is mostly a PR campaign, aren't we cool. There are reasons why Hydrogen in aviation was stopped in the past. Busting a compressed tank or cryogenic fluid might affect the ability to exit within 90 seconds. https://www.history.com/.image/c_limit%...

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Dec 13, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207356

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Further there´s a reference to English courts, which is often a clear signal that it´s arbitration we´re talking about. This is the wording in an A350 contract to a Chinese Airline “ 22.4 Law and Jurisdiction 22.4.1 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of En...

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Dec 13, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Australia dumps and retires European Taipan helicopter for American
Replies: 20
Views: 3203

Re: Australia dumps and retires European Taipan helicopter for American

The US Navy bought a frigate whose parent design is the FREMM, which is in service with France and Italy. Leonardo has two different helo's entering DOD service. The F-35 has parts from everywhere it seems. Instead of local building of each type of equipment, it would be better if Australia was sell...

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Dec 13, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Second tier advanced fighter projects news and discussion
Replies: 240
Views: 61119

Re: Second tier advanced fighter projects news and discussion

Turkey is part of NATO and was considered an essential ally back in the cold war. Erdoğan has been less of an ally than the written agreements to be a member of NATO require. Turkey was one of the partners in the F-35 program, which have stringent requirements about classified information. Both of t...

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Dec 13, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "...low cycle fatigue fracture of a torque tube"?
Replies: 7
Views: 963

Re: "...low cycle fatigue fracture of a torque tube"?

A footnote to the section of the Report cited by Woodreau reads: "The torque tube was subjected to a combination of bending and tension as a result of an offset loading condition [what is that?] created in the torque tube because the stop lugs on the lower mechanical stop and the acme screw pr...

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Dec 13, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: High Court threatens to liquidate SpiceJet in 14 days
Replies: 39
Views: 9050

Re: High Court threatens to liquidate SpiceJet in 14 days

Wouldn't Air India, now owned by Tata, love to see SpiceJet cease operations. It would likely raise prices of tickets and provides a chance to gain market share. Indian aviation always seems to be high drama, plenty of shooting stars that burn out in spectacular fashion.

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by JayinKitsap
Mon Dec 13, 2021 6:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin's troubled Brandenburg Airport still in crisis one year after opening
Replies: 24
Views: 5675

Re: Berlin's troubled Brandenburg Airport still in crisis one year after opening

So I haven't followed BER much, so I did a quick review tonight. Terminal 1 has tall glass walls on all sides with slender columns holding up the roof, finishes appear to be a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. SEA a decade ago did the big food court area with a tall glass wall looking to the terminal, it wa...

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by JayinKitsap
Sat Dec 11, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207356

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

To keep the photos easily accessible here's the link https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/costly-airbus-paint-flaw-goes-wider-than-gulf-2021-11-29/ Look at photo 6, no amount of paint is going to smooth over that mesh sticking up. the fact that it is sticking up means it is not imbedd...

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by JayinKitsap
Fri Dec 10, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021
Replies: 1318
Views: 189581

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2021

I've heard that Costco profits mainly come two ways, the annual fee as you mention. The big one is their suppliers terms are net30. However, Costco turns over its inventory on average closer to 14 days. Basically suppliers are financing 2x the store inventory on a constant basis. Most retail turnove...

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by JayinKitsap
Wed Dec 08, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Pearl Harbor Day Story and a Boeing 314
Replies: 14
Views: 2444

Re: Great Pearl Harbor Day Story and a Boeing 314

Just arrived in HNL a couple hours ago. Pearl Harbor is on the to do list this week :) I had some projects that were on Ford Island back a decade ago, spent well over 20 weeks over 3 years out there. My must see's are: Arizona Memorial - Absolutely. The Bowfin Submarine - its right next door (same ...

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