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by PhilDur
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 95687

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

qf789 wrote:
Test Aircraft A388neo F-WTTO positioned LDE-TLS


Breaking News ! Long awaited A380 neo ! :talktothehand:

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by PhilDur
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2018
Replies: 111
Views: 31670

Re: A350 in service thread - 2018

Hello
On oct 24th flight SQ22 SIN EWR operated by A359 ULR 9V-SGC diverted to HPN. (FR24)
Does anyone knows more about that ?

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by PhilDur
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 639861

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

patschinger wrote:
Is it possible that MSN 2; 3 and 4 are part of the Sichuan order ?

All 3 ? Certainly not. One of them, presumably MSN # 3, will be donated to Aeroscopia Museum in TLS.
Maybe they changed their mind ?

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by PhilDur
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2018
Replies: 111
Views: 31670

Re: A350 in service thread - 2018

ap305 wrote:
perhaps more favorable winds...

Of course, winds are stronger in higher flight levels, they are usually headwinds.
That's why their ground speed was higher at FL 300 than at FL 340

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by PhilDur
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2018
Replies: 111
Views: 31670

Re: A350 in service thread - 2018

ap305 wrote:
The aircraft is at fl360 as it starts crossing the Atlantic- a good 4000-6000 ft above 777's on similar route lengths from the middle east.

Now some 300 nm in the south of iceland at FL 300 and apparently with an higher groundspeed as the surrounding T7 at FL340 or above.

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by PhilDur
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo mulls up to 50 A330neo aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 22886

Re: IndiGo mulls up to 50 A330neo aircraft

Does the article suggest that some -800s may be part of the deal? The allready cited french paper from La Tribune https://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/industrie/aeronautique-defense/inde-la-low-cost-indigo-prete-a-acheter-50-a330-neo-pour-faire-du-long-courrier-771235.html says : " ......

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by PhilDur
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 134932

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

It looks like Indian INDIGO is in the marked for 50 A330NEO https://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/industrie/aeronautique-defense/inde-la-low-cost-indigo-prete-a-acheter-50-a330-neo-pour-faire-du-long-courrier-771235.html In the text : "Indigo is preparing to order up to 50 A338 before J...

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by PhilDur
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 639861

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Notice in EASA certification that -1000 has yet to get all weather CAT3, although the engines are cleared to ETOPS 120 under EASA RR certification. An interesting point to note also is that the -900 has higher max operational altitude of 43100 as against 41450 for -1000 .....why the difference? Dif...

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by PhilDur
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2018
Replies: 111
Views: 31670

Re: A350 in service thread - 2018

ap305 wrote:
The first -1000 has entered service on DOH-LHR. Initial cruise at fl380 compared to fl340 for the 77w on the same route earlier today.

How is this flight booked. Is it a specific flight stating a plane type A35K or is it a daily flight where a plane with approx. the same seating may be used ?

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by PhilDur
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 639861

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Hi,
MSN#186 HS-THL Thai #10, is climbing out of TLS as Flight TG8916. Flying home ?

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by PhilDur
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 368
Views: 71842

Re: French routes news

I believe it all boils down to the quasi-monopoly that AF enjoys in France, and their Paris-focused mentality. If BA is often jokingly referred to as Air London, then AF can certainly be called Air Paris! I don't dispute the numbers or the lower yields of non-Parisian airports in France, but surely...

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by PhilDur
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 278
Views: 70184

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing - 2018

CFRPwingALbody wrote:
Why didn't Airbus remove the vertical tail plain and used a tail like the AN-225?

In one case they needed room for a big load (Buran) above the plane, so they moved the VTP apart.
In the second case they just need rom inside the hold, no need to complicate things.

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by PhilDur
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Yellow hydraulic system is a big mess on the A350. So many AOGs because they did something new there... That's why I always have to laugh when Airbus releases their dispatch reliability numbers. I love a good laugh too! Maybe you share some facts to back this up? Haters don't need facts... And as a...

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by PhilDur
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1486
Views: 198583

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

May be announced somewhere else : early today France Inter (state owned radio) anounced EK could possibly reorder about 20 new frames.
Some other informations ?
Maybe at Dubai, next week we'll learn more.

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KarelXWB wrote:
MSN 154 CX #21 ready for its delivery flight:

https://fr24.com/CPA3590/f629212
Airborne

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by PhilDur
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

Boeing does tests in CUR too. Why would Airbus not do the same here? Ideal weather conditions here. A388 Because it's a hell of a hike from Toulouse ? According to Great Circle Mapper : SEA CUR 110° (E) 094° (E) 3,913 mi TLS CUR 266° (W) 265° (W) 4,663 mi Not that big difference ! In any case the t...

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by PhilDur
Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

BOAC1966 wrote:
MSN65 active for night departure as AIB355 .....looks a pretty good days flying and demonstrates very favourable EIS!

Now just ready to land in KEF arriving from TLS

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by PhilDur
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB351/f00f463
It seems they still have some testing underway.
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LoganTheBogan wrote:
Any news on the A350-1000 route proving and certification?

F-WWXL flew yesterday TLS-SVQ. She is currently flight testing around SVQ https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB351/f00f463
It seems they still have some testing underway.

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by PhilDur
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 406815

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

It is assembled in XFW ;) What route from Delivery Center to HNL ? Thank you for the constructive, remark. My mistake. :ashamed: My guess is something along the lines of XFW-YHZ-ONT-HNL.They could theoretically stop just about anywhere West of the Rockies before continuing on to HNL. XFW-REK-ANC-HN...

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by PhilDur
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 406815

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Someone83 wrote:
PhilDur wrote:
KarelXWB wrote:
First HA A321neo (MSN 7917) emerged from final assembly:

Very nice livery, one of my favorites.
What will be the ferry route From TLS to HNL ?


It is assembled in XFW ;)

What route from Delivery Center to HNL ?
Thank you for the constructive, remark. My mistake. :ashamed:

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by PhilDur
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 406815

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

KarelXWB wrote:
First HA A321neo (MSN 7917) emerged from final assembly:

Very nice livery, one of my favorites.
What will be the ferry route From TLS to HNL ?

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by PhilDur
Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

B-LGA is leaving shortly on its delivery flight to Hong Kong. Guess this makes Hong Kong the first place in the world with 2 A350 equipped airlines :hyper: Hi, in fact it is the second place, after France with Air Caraïbes and French Blue equipped with A350 ... Or maybe even after EU wtih Finnair, ...

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by PhilDur
Mon Aug 28, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Hi all, According to FR24 Delta's A359 N501DN is in Tokyo since the 19th august. What did hapen ? Did she went tech ? I read somewhere that it is planned to remain there for approx. a week for training Correct - the extended duration was planned. And now back as DL9762 On FR24 : https://www.flightr...

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by PhilDur
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Hi all,
According to FR24 Delta's A359 N501DN is in Tokyo since the 19th august. What did hapen ?
Did she went tech ?

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by PhilDur
Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9761/e87204d
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hayzel777 wrote:
Air China(CA), based in Beijing, and China Airlines(CI), based in Taipei, are two completely different airlines. Only CI has the A350 in service!

Ok, i'm sorry. Thanks for the correction.

First Delta A359 en route to Tokyo https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9761/e87204d

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by PhilDur
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Air China's CEO seems to be happy with the operational availability of its A359 new fleet.
See the full report from Av Week.
Free Subscription required.

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by PhilDur
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: French general accused of using fighter jet for weekend commutes to Provence
Replies: 24
Views: 3912

Re: French general accused of using fighter jet for weekend commutes to Provence

breiz wrote:
According to the French press, the general was found guilty by two inquiries (government and army).

Hi Breiz, do you have a link on that. Even in french ... Please, just not in Breton ;-)
Regards

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by PhilDur
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: French general accused of using fighter jet for weekend commutes to Provence
Replies: 24
Views: 3912

Re: French general accused of using fighter jet for weekend commutes to Provence

... The issue is if the French Air Force has to station personnel or spares at Provence unnecessarily to support this. That would be an abuse in my eyes. ... Not at all. At least Salon de Provence and Istres are Air Force bases and are fully equiped to support alphajets. Without any detailed contex...

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by PhilDur
Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN 60 (ex-SriLankan Airlines) emerged from paint. The real livery is hidden behind the grey coat. Hi Karel, Are you sure ? What is the cost of a coating applied over a finished C/S ? And what would it cost to restore the underlying C/S ? Do you have precise informations, no quote requested i'll tr...

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by PhilDur
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01FH/de47c2a
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MD80MKE wrote:
MSN128 (CX #18) also completed its RTO.

Just took off for first flight
https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01FH/de47c2a

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by PhilDur
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus @ Mobile, AL - Any News/Production Update
Replies: 10
Views: 6479

Re: RE: Airbus @ Mobile, AL - Any News/Production Update

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 7): Well that's an interestesing article on two counts, one that it shows the first airframe and that there's already 5 under construction, with another arriving soon (guessing it's there now judging on the date of the article) Secondly the comment on the article saying that...

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by PhilDur
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

https://www.flightradar24.com/QTR3252/d0c2e79
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What happened to A7-ALF yesterday in Philadelphia ? Did she went tech, or was it a passenger issue ? According to FR24 she is now flying home as QR3252. https://www.flightradar24.com/QTR3252/d0c2e79

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by PhilDur
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01FU

And now airborn 2017/04/12 - 11:22z
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BobMUC wrote:
hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 99 (Singapore #13/14) completed its RTO late Tue afternoon.


And now preparing for FF:
https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01FU

And now airborn 2017/04/12 - 11:22z

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by PhilDur
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Today's QR 149 Doha Madrid is flown by an A350 (previously it was an 788). Will it stay operated by an A350 ?
What are the next destinations for QR A350s?

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by PhilDur
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

https://www.flightradar24.com/TAM8108/cdd37d3
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First LATAM flight JJ8108 GRU CDG on A350 close to land in CDG https://www.flightradar24.com/TAM8108/cdd37d3

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by PhilDur
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 406815

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

https://youtu.be/eLvLlEvYELs
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Airbus announces a new MSN format with 5 digits https://youtu.be/eLvLlEvYELs

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by PhilDur
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 94 (Asiana #1) has made its way to the flightline and has powered on this afternoon.

MSN 95 Thaï #3 is also active at the flight line. Not yet known with the type A350 by fr24

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by PhilDur
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://fr.flightaware.com/live/flight/DLH424 .
D-AIXB is flying LH762 to DEL ; D-AIXA went tech or is it another problem not related with the plane ?
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LH424 to BOS, planed from today with an A359, is announced as canceled https://fr.flightaware.com/live/flight/DLH424 .
D-AIXB is flying LH762 to DEL ; D-AIXA went tech or is it another problem not related with the plane ?

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by PhilDur
Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

https://www.flightradar24.com/CPA892/cb476d3
77W planed for tomorrow.
Let's wait and see !
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tacobell101 wrote:
Cathay Pacific to start A350 service to San Fransisco.

...

Still a 77W as of today https://www.flightradar24.com/CPA892/cb476d3
77W planed for tomorrow.
Let's wait and see !

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by PhilDur
Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

Two days after delivery, Air Caraibes starts revenue service with their first A350: ORY -> PTP: (Don't think that this is a training flight... :) ) In Pointe à Pitre this flight appears in the Arrival flight list with an Estimated Arrival Time for flight TX540 is 14:41. http://www.guadeloupe.aeropo...

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by PhilDur
Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN #65 F-WWLXV seems to be performing a "Scandinavian tour" https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB07XV/c8e2d10 . It already performed such a tour on last wednesday. As she is with a full equiped cabin are those flights reserved for Airbus teams, before an ELF campaign ? Is the programme allrea...

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by PhilDur
Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

According fr24 MSN #92 just performed an RTO (at 18:31 CET)

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by PhilDur
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

StTim wrote:
MSN71 3rd -1000 test frame is heading north on a test flight. Polar navigation test?

Or destination CYFB (Iqaluit) for tests under low temperatures ?

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by PhilDur
Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01NA

Now airborne
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BobMUC wrote:
hkcanadaexpat wrote:
hkcanadaexpat wrote:
Also I believe (TBC) that MSN 72 (Cathay #12) completed its RTO on Feb 14th and was trying (but failed) to do its FF yesterday.

As it turns out, MSN 72 just completed its RTO (today Feb 16).


Now preparing for its FF: https://www.flightradar24.com/AIB01NA

Now airborne

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by PhilDur
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1486
Views: 198583

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

TC957 wrote:
Or perhaps the first of the airframes that they are deferring until next year ?

Yes but they would not have installed the engines on a deferred plane, would they ?

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by PhilDur
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

KarelXWB wrote:
... I wouldn't be so sure about MSN 47. The aircraft has been moved back to the flight line.

Her actual callsign is QTR47ER1, which could indicate their engines have been swapped.
Anybody has more info on that ?

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by PhilDur
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

And China Airlines' A350 is on its way to VIE for the first time, second A350 long-haul route for the carrier. https://fr24.com/CAL63/c1f57d5 Yes, thanks Karel. I notice this flight seems to fly around China (politically reasons, I presume) by the east and north, actually over Khabarovsk and CAL74 ...

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by PhilDur
Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2015-2017
Replies: 1036
Views: 187971

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

rebr wrote:
So both carriers currently operating A350's to AMS arrive at about the same time. Should make for some cool pictures.

You get the very same in Düsseldorf. Just look at this Video.

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by PhilDur
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546507

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Recording a flight test aircraft as delivered would be the biggest nonsense ever. It depends on how projects are accounted for. 1. The transfer of a plane from production to Flight Tests may appear in the accounting by an asset transfer. 2. The problem is very well to measure the work of the produc...

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