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by Newbiepilot
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 326
Views: 38248

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

The great container debate has already been solved. Telair designed a lower lobe cargo container system when the 737-800BCF was launched a few years ago https://www.genewsroom.com/press-releases/gecas-introduce-telair%E2%80%99s-new-flexible-loading-system-boeing-737-800-converted https://www.genewsr...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 27, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 19874

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

Nobody does, until the Boeing board signed of on launching the program. Most seems to agree it will be much lighter than a A330-800/788 and much heavier than a A321LR/737-10. Most seem to agree there is a significant market segment where A300, 767-200, A310, 757 used to operate. We didn't see NMA l...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 27, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 19874

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

We didn't see NMA launch 2 years ago, after they studied / discussed the business case for 4 years. So it might be Boeing changed it's mind or can't close the business case. Or maybe it hasn’t been launched because Boeing wants more firm numbers on production price and delivery date? I think you ke...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun May 05, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA planning - Will Airbus just sitting on their hands?
Replies: 91
Views: 14085

Re: Boeing NMA planning - Will Airbus just sitting on their hands?

I've been watching the 321++/322/NMA/797/360/370 discussions here for years. My sense is that the aging out of 767 fleets, the growing ranges of modern widebodies, and the airlines' interest in more point-to-point flying are combining to create and enlarge a potential "middle" market. The...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 04, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA planning - Will Airbus just sitting on their hands?
Replies: 91
Views: 14085

Re: Boeing NMA planning - Will Airbus just sitting on their hands?

At some point, indeed a dual aisle becomes a better idea. Question is when that is the case. Can you stretch up NB efficiency a bit, for the medium requirements? In the 2-3-2 Boeing oval cross sections that I have seen, they showed the industry standard 45 inch high LD3 based AKH containers. If a f...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share
Replies: 116
Views: 35084

Re: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share

Leeham did a series of reports last year on the XLR. By their account the new integral belly tank would use a void behind the gear bay plus the space occupied by two ACTs in the aft hold plus space freed up by removal of cargo handling system. Add it all up and you get a tank holding the equivalent...

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by Newbiepilot
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

I'm not convinced of 2-3-2. It just adds a lot of weight. Prove it will weigh more or less is impossible, as long as there is no design. But writing is on the wall & even Boeing doesn't deny (NMA OEW 70t). The original 767, A310 and 757 were developed in the same time frame, using the same mate...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Colombia's Avianca cancels 17 Airbus plane orders, delays 35 deliveries
Replies: 28
Views: 5663

Re: Colombia's Avianca cancels 17 Airbus plane orders, delays 35 deliveries

Is this the second A320neo order cancelled this year after the Air Serbia cancellation? I Wonder how liberal the cancellation terms are. The avianca order was a huge expansion which required quite a bit of optimism.

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 style windows
Replies: 58
Views: 7633

Re: 787 style windows

' That you can bet on. you have to remove the sidewall panel which cannot be done during a regular turn s it has to wait for an overnight visit. I've personally never seen the B787 up close as I'm retired but I did see the specs and the window before I retired as it was a good discussion about the ...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121588

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

They didn’t know if building planes that way would work. Since then I think they have decided what parts of the 787 process to keep, what to bring internal (wings clearly on that list) and how they want to apply it. It's funny when you step back and take in the big picture after reading various par...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Wants to be NMA Launch Customer
Replies: 212
Views: 34582

Re: Delta Wants to be NMA Launch Customer

There is an article out today with quotes from Ed Bastian about how Delta wants to be the launch customer for the NMA Delta Air Lines CEO hopes Boeing decides to launch its New Mid-market Airplane soon because his airline must replace almost 200 older Boeing 767 and 757 jets slated to retire in the...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project
Replies: 235
Views: 32337

Re: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project

cooling" : gearbox or turbine ? Gear cooling. It's a hard problem. Our thread https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1372987 starts with a quote from one of the developers of the RR gear: “I can’t tell you exactly the levels of efficiency we achieved in this gearbox but if you...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Wants to be NMA Launch Customer
Replies: 212
Views: 34582

Delta Wants to be NMA Launch Customer

There is an article out today with quotes from Ed Bastian about how Delta wants to be the launch customer for the NMA Delta Air Lines CEO hopes Boeing decides to launch its New Mid-market Airplane soon because his airline must replace almost 200 older Boeing 767 and 757 jets slated to retire in the ...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta B739 vs A321
Replies: 112
Views: 21351

Re: Delta B739 vs A321

The difference is that the 739 rolls 3,000 feet further down the runway on takeoff, climbs very slowly to FL310, and then is unable to top any weather...... :rotfl: While The 737-900ER would be cruising at FL310, the A321 would be needing a fuel stop (unless Delta put in some aux tanks causing it t...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does A330neo really suit Emirates?
Replies: 60
Views: 13031

Re: Does A330neo really suit Emirates?

It is easy to forget how many short haul flights Emirates has. A quick snapshot of FlightAware shows the following 777-300ER arrivals at DXB this afternoon Larnaca Baghdad Basra Karachi Amman Moscow Cairo Beirut Dacca Sialkot Delhi Chennai Male Seychelles Bahrain Muscat Cochin Hyderabad Dammam This ...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta B739 vs A321
Replies: 112
Views: 21351

Re: Delta B739 vs A321

Gonna miss the 757 this summer, not sure why DL can't make 2x LAX-KOA work for the upcoming summer schedule yet we down grade with plane and capacity but SEA keeps the 757 wow :evil: Whats really the difference (as a pax) between a 757 and a 737-800/900? Its a 3x3 cramped awful ride in the back (an...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is AA's PHL-LHR the worst performing LHR route?
Replies: 58
Views: 14654

Re: Is AA's PHL-LHR the worst performing LHR route?

There isn’t any year round low cost competition from PHL to London or Even Europe. Without competition from Virgin Atlantic, Delta, United or Norwegian, yields shouldn’t be too bad.

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair negotiating with Boeing and Airbus for a 757 replacement
Replies: 123
Views: 23508

Re: Icelandair negotiating with Boeing and Airbus for a 757 replacement

The A338 is a bit of a red herring, no? IMHO widebodies in general are too big for 300K island, even though it’s a trendy destination lately. A321Neo LR is as close to 757, as it gets. And on nearly all pf their routes, it will suffice. They need more capacity on some routes - they may as well add ...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121588

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

I think we can not assume that new technology on a new WB aircraft would off set the cost of a extra aisle. Sooner than later that same technology shows up at single aisles designs too, adding that efficiency on those. And the other way around, e.g. GTF's on WB's. The cost of the extra aisle is mos...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

All talk about Boeing launching an 1:1 replacement for the 737 this summer, is absurd. The 737 will be in production for at least another 15 to 20 years. (!) That doesn't mean that Boeing shouldn't launch a new, clean-sheet narrowbody family now. Here is why... The 737 family is a very profitable p...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't UA fly SNA-IAD nonstop?
Replies: 24
Views: 3212

Re: Why doesn't UA fly SNA-IAD nonstop?

United has 20 slots at SNA. They have 6 to SFO, 4 to DEN and IAH and 3 to ORD and EWR. UA could repurpose one of those slots for SNA-IAD, but I am guessing demand is higher for the other destinations.

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by Newbiepilot
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

737 replacement is more urgent than realised. MAX8 sales are being made, but true margins (after retrospective credits), have been crucified , partly underwritten by suppliers, who have taken margin cuts. Do you have any data to back up your assertion? What is the definition of true margins since I...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

The MAX8 is successfully holding its own with the A320neo. The MAX9 and MAX10 are being swamped by the A321neo. Without going into the weeds about whether or not the MAX8 has outsold the A320neo 737 replacement is more urgent than realised. MAX8 sales are being made, but true margins (after retrosp...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

The risks of doing proper clean slate aircraft and understanding airlines requirements over a longer period of time, is that your customers and competitors move ahead anyway. The Reuters message yesterday that Airbus is lining up launching customers for the A321XLR could change assumptions and star...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

keesje wrote:

:arrow: The MAX is seemingly sold out until 2025, after that the outlook is grey at best.]


That is an entirely unsubstantiated opinion. The 737MAX is selling well. The 737MAX outselling the A320neo family last year is clearly an indication that the outlook is not grey at best.

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by Newbiepilot
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta B739 vs A321
Replies: 112
Views: 21351

Re: Delta B739 vs A321

The longest routes we fly the 321 on are ATL-California and JFK-SLC. The 739 has more range and does full on transcons where the 321ceo cannot. However we have 100 firm plus 100 options on the P&W GTF powered 321 neo. Stay tuned!!! I think I read that Delta didn’t put aux fuel tanks in the A321...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

To respond to the title and original post. I do not think that Boeing has to be actively planning the 737 replacement at this time - except for prototype concept ideas; which I am sure they are doing. It is my estimation that Boeing has targeted about 2030 (give or take 2 years) as the EIS of the 7...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

Don't be surprised if the NMA is going to be a 767/757 like project... Boeing released the 767 and the followed up a year or two later with the 757. This is my guess, as I am sure Boeing has peripheral vision and looking at all programs at all times. They don't just focus on one program. They have ...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

Agreed about DL and LH about being big on maintenance contracts. But neither are a likey candidates for the NMA. Both have the A321 already. The CEO of Delta has publicly expressed interest in the NMA: "We've had discussions with Boeing about being a potential launch customer," says Ed Ba...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

[ Looking at the 737 orderbook I think Boeing has 4650 737MAX in the backlog. At least 4200 of which are 737-8. The rest is 737-7, 737-9 and 737-10. Please provide a source for the statement that at least 4200 of the 4650 737MAX in the backlog are for 737-8s. Boeing publishes the following on their...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

Is all this fuss because the mid-haul market is about to have an efficiency champion? The A321 has too little wing and flies with low payload at range. The 788 or A339 are too heavy on 4,000 nm missions unless the cargo hold is loaded up. Lightsaber My suggestion is that there is a larger, more urg...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

.. I'm under the impression, the NMA might be quietly shrinking on the drawingboards. :arrow: Airlines are not stumbling over each other commiting to a 7 abreast 5000 Nm WB at NB cost levels . You can’t officially commit to an airplane that isn’t launched, but a whole lot of airlines have expressed...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?
Replies: 257
Views: 48349

Re: Boeing 737 replacement, back on the table in summer 2019?

Anything can happen. NMA out - NSA in. But when you have to dig through hyperbole and innuendo over and over and over: I'm under the impression, the NMA might be quietly shrinking on the drawingboards. :arrow: Airlines are not stumbling over each other commiting to a 7 abreast 5000 Nm WB at NB cost...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Sets Retirement Date for MD-80s
Replies: 203
Views: 56376

Re: American Airlines Sets Retirement Date for MD-80s

is there is a map of current s80 destinations? Not sure if there is a map, but quite a few cities from Dallas. Memphis Columbus Jacksonville San Antonio Cleveland Tulsa Kansas City Louisville Omaha Nashville New Orleans Austin St Louis Milwaukee Raleigh Wichita Charleston Cincinnati Indianapolis Ok...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go Next
Replies: 46
Views: 8045

Re: Boeing Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go Next

That's said, I think the pressure on Boeing to offer a 150-200 seater with big efficient geared engines & container cargo as an option won't decrease, so better don't think about it, too deliberately. :arrow: The train ain't waiting. The MAX backlog might be less solid & ensuring than you f...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go Next
Replies: 46
Views: 8045

Re: Boeing Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go Next

Finally development cost and time. This is especially important if Airbus re-wings the A320 for intro in 5-6 years. If Boeing choose to do an 8W NMA they probably wouldn't have the Engineering resources to do another clean sheet Single Aisle before the early 2030's to respond. By basing the NMA and...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go Next
Replies: 46
Views: 8045

Re: Boeing Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go Next

Finally development cost and time. This is especially important if Airbus re-wings the A320 for intro in 5-6 years. If Boeing choose to do an 8W NMA they probably wouldn't have the Engineering resources to do another clean sheet Single Aisle before the early 2030's to respond. By basing the NMA and...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 style windows
Replies: 58
Views: 7633

Re: 787 style windows

It was just a gimmick used by Boeing. I doubt we will see it in anything new again as it’s not really very popular and adds to the cost of maintenance. Plus it’s a real pain in he proverbial when the system fails and passengers are unable to control them on night to day flights. I don’t think you a...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go next
Replies: 42
Views: 5874

Re: Airbus Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go next

A320.5(NEO) A321NEO/LR A321XLR A322 There’s lots of talk on this forum of these possibilities. I’m kind of surprised these images haven’t been posted yet https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DBdzTCIXsAA2Vij.jpg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bcgICdFifv0/WVutthMVAPI/AAAAAAAABLg/mNZW4I7VU78eVVXsfOp0ahqwPa...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B707 vs DC-8
Replies: 22
Views: 2024

Re: B707 vs DC-8

The 707 production lasted a lot longer because of the military derivatives. If it wasn’t for them, production would have ended around 1975 for the 707. For the most part, The only civilian deliveries after the 1970s oil crises were to Airlines that were part of the Arab Air Carriers Organization lik...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go Next
Replies: 46
Views: 8045

Re: Boeing Lineup Circa 2025 - Where do they go Next

The 737MAX has over 5,000 orders and even outsold the A320neo family last year. I don’t see Boeing working on a replacement before 2025. All the focus is on the NMA. The NMA would compete against any A321 stretches and the 737-8 is in a sweet spot and continues to sell well.

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by Newbiepilot
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United B78X IAD-PEK
Replies: 72
Views: 14107

Re: United B78X IAD-PEK

UA807 departed with 226 total passengers on board and 16,811 pounds of cargo of which 8,640 pounds were passengers bags. Gate fuel was 169,400 pounds which does include 900 pounds of taxi fuel, making the cleared fuel 168,500 pounds. The ZFW was 355,142 pounds, (MZFW is 425,000) and the TOG was 523...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121588

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

Then in equivalent Densities you have MAX-10 at about 160-170 seats, NMA-6 about 200, NMA-7 about 230-240 and 788 about 288 - putting the NMA right in the middle of the market of Boeing's offerings. Yes, but the main problem as I mentioned before is the lack of range for the larger model. Since B78...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-300ER Freighter
Replies: 5
Views: 2142

Re: Boeing 777-300ER Freighter

I think it is possible, but as far as I know there hasn’t been a freighter conversion program launched for the 777 yet. A decade ago, few would have wanted a 777-300ER freighter since its payload to volume isn’t typical for a freighter. It has more volume than necessary for traditional freight like ...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121588

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

If we calculate with 35 bags per LD3-45 it would not leave much room for cargo in a high density configuration. If it is 7W I'm sure Boeing will do a custom container as an option. Especially if they intend to reuse NMA cross section for NSA. It won't be a unique container then.... The cross sectio...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121588

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

An article was just published. Not a whole lot of new information, but I found this quote interesting [i]Boeing’s design features a slightly oval-shaped fuselage that saves weight and fuel by devoting more space to passengers and less to freight in the plane’s belly. A smaller version would seat 22...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121588

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

I see the 797 as being like 4" wider than the 767, that fits with a 7ab cabin but the 767 has been equipped in a cattle class 8ab. Adding 4" would give an extra 1/2" per seat. enough for a cramped 16" seat arrangement. But that width allows most airlines to use a 7ab at least in...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121588

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

An article was just published. Not a whole lot of new information, but I found this quote interesting Boeing’s design features a slightly oval-shaped fuselage that saves weight and fuel by devoting more space to passengers and less to freight in the plane’s belly. A smaller version would seat 220 tr...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 841
Views: 121588

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

So 797 is not a 321 / 322 competitor. It is a B788 / B789 / A338 / A339 competitor and killer. Considering that it will have one generation more efficient engines I suppose that Airbus will soon make their move and replace A330. A 270 seat plane optimized for 1000 mile routes will displace a whole ...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October
Replies: 91
Views: 17249

Re: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October

Going less than daily on LAX-SYD is a risk for ongoing market share for business travelers. It was probably a well calculated decision so they could use the plane elsewhere during the peak summer travel season. With 5 airlines serving the route now compared to only two in the past even Qantas has dr...

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