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by phugoid1982
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAD Airport finally bounces back
Replies: 114
Views: 16710

Re: IAD Airport finally bounces back

I volunteer at the Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy center near dulles and love going up to the tower and watching approaches to the ones (1L,1C,1R) when all of them are in use simultaneously. Absolutely brilliant runway layout. On the other hand, everytime I go to spot at Gravelly point near Reagan I feel li...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 191
Views: 30957

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

Haha. Of course. You know, I'm getting tired of the constant Sully adulation. I'm not taking away from his actions and to certain extent i feel it is more part of the hero obsessive culture in the US but he is everywhere now with the books, speaking engagements, even writing political op eds. I hop...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 191
Views: 30957

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

What makes this heroic pilots' actions much more impressive is that he did not begin a career in aviation till well into his 30s and had only 3000 hrs. I call fake. Only pilots with >20,000 hours and from the world's best aviation safety culture can pull off these things. :duck: Haha. Of course. Yo...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing
Replies: 191
Views: 30957

Re: Ural Airlines A321 VQ-BOZ 15 august 2019 Moscow emergency landing

What makes this heroic pilots' actions much more impressive is that he did not begin a career in aviation till well into his 30s and had only 3000 hrs. This coupled with the fact they were also much lower when this happened this is much more impressive than the "Miracle on the Hudson" to m...

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by phugoid1982
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off
Replies: 84
Views: 21590

Re: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off

I wonder if a 757 could've made that intersection take/off with a similar incorrect FLEX thrust setting with its superior acceleration performance. It looks like it was a short hop anyway, barely 750 miles but I don't know if they were carrying fuel for the return flight as well in terms of take/off...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Chengdu J-20 potential DPRK export?
Replies: 37
Views: 5275

Chengdu J-20 potential DPRK export?

Although the Chinese have previously claimed that the J-20 is off limits for export, is there any possibility a few might be surreptitiously sent to North Korea to stir the geopolitical pot?

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by phugoid1982
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point
Replies: 59
Views: 9066

Re: Brown Bear Walks Through Airport Security Check Point

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Aww! Magnificent creature. Reminds me of the time a super cute 450 lb bearded seal ended up blocking the runway at Barrow airport in Alaska.

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by phugoid1982
Fri May 24, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 390626

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

European lifting of the grounding could take a while. They are going to be doing a full internal review of the MAX. https://www.eurocockpit.be/news/boeings-max-return-service-we-need-answers-and-transparency really good news! Gesendet von meinem SM-G950F mit Tapatalk I really don't understand why t...

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by phugoid1982
Fri May 17, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did the Soviets never try making a domestic twin IL-96 using the Lotarev D-18T engine similar to the A330 and A340?
Replies: 25
Views: 5078

Re: Why did the Soviets never try making a domestic twin IL-96 using the Lotarev D-18T engine similar to the A330 and A3

Thanks for all the replies. To clarify I was thinking the twin engined IL-96 being developed simultaneously with the long range variant in the mid 80's when the Soviets where starting to pay attention to efficiency before the collapse and subsequent collapse of the domestic air travel market. The D-...

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by phugoid1982
Thu May 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did the Soviets never try making a domestic twin IL-96 using the Lotarev D-18T engine similar to the A330 and A340?
Replies: 25
Views: 5078

Why did the Soviets never try making a domestic twin IL-96 using the Lotarev D-18T engine similar to the A330 and A340?

I was rather bored this morning thinking of the whole quads vs. twins debate and wondered why the Soviets never attempted to use the higher thrust Lotarev D18T engine used on the AN-124 and An-225 on the IL-96? I did some calculations matching the engine out climb performance of a twin engined IL-96...

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by phugoid1982
Sun May 05, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 821
Views: 144842

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

That footage of of the bounce on landing and subsequent fire sent shivers down my spine! An absolute tragedy and my thoughts are with the victims. I hope this doesn't lead to the usual barrage of anti Russian aircraft comments before we know anything substantive but we'll see.

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by phugoid1982
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 721543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I wonder if the 737MAX flight computers are susceptible to this similar corruption of data and coupled with MCAS activating without any aural/visual warnings could have contributed to the crash. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qantas_Flight_72/ Yes, some people have speculated that the AoA sensor its...

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by phugoid1982
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 721543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Was just watching an episode of air crash investigation that detailed the events surrounding Qantas flight 72, an A330. It's a similar case where the pilots were in level flight, received multiple failure warnings and the plane nosed down. The PIC managed to recover given the altitude but then the c...

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by phugoid1982
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 720172

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

It is starting to look likely that MAX will not be allowed to fly in Canadian airspace for several months, Ditto in European airspace, How will airlines adapt to loss of use of their MAX aircraft (and non-delivery of extra lplanned lift)? What will Boeing do with scheduled production that will not ...

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by phugoid1982
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 469
Views: 131336

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

I find it interesting that the US has decided to wave their Sanctions Wand in the direction of the MC21 to disrupt it's production. The MC21 has plenty of US components so I would have expected them to figure it was in their interests to see the MC-21's go into production as soon as possible. But o...

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by phugoid1982
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 469
Views: 131336

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

https://www.compositesworld.com/news/mc-21-airliner-faces-one-year-delay-due-to-us-sanctions " The Russian airliner schedule will reportedly be delayed until 2021 as U.S. sanctions have interrupted the supply of composite materials for the aircraft. " " The sanctions are said to have...

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by phugoid1982
Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 Development Thread
Replies: 469
Views: 131336

Re: MC-21 Development Thread

Great looking plane. That TSAGI designed wing is amazing. They had the largest wind tunnel in the world for the longest time. I find it annoying with all the politics, few people are aware of just how innovative this plane is especially with the out of autoclave manufacturing. Not to deviate from th...

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by phugoid1982
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 720172

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

And whilst these planes are grounded wouldn't it be a good time to train pilots across the world the differences in what the switches are and do. How stuff is supposed to work etc. So if the planes ever do fly again they don't just get thrown into them cold or feeling unprepared Get them all on tra...

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by phugoid1982
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 720172

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I find the most interesting part is that pilots experienced an uncommanded nose down motion with AP engaged, when MCAS description says the system is not active with AP engaged. I noticed that as well. It seems MCAS has authority even in non-manual flight regime. The fact that when the pilots disco...

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by phugoid1982
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 720172

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

4) This is the harshest-judgment report, in which the captain condemns Boeing for the insufficiency of the documentation. ASRS summary: “B737MAX Captain expressed concern that some systems such as the MCAS are not fully described in the aircraft Flight Manual.” ACN: 1593017 Time / Day Date : 201811...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 720172

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Static stability becoming relaxed/unstable has nothing to do with the empennage - so increasing the size of the elevators is not an avenue of escape. Probably nor is any other active alternative to MCAS - as certifiers may deem it susceptible to new issues in a similar vein to MCAS - indeed I think...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 720172

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I understand the presumption, however cert requirements for stall characteristics are very very clear, and I afraid that this is what was driving necessity for MCAS and not unified pilot training. Having said that I am not clear how would this still be acceptable since disabling MCAS for various re...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 720172

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I just read an article on AP regarding the FAA delegating so much certification work to the manufacturer because of a lack of resources and so as to focus on "safety critical issues". I was appalled that in the 80's the FAA did 70-75% and by the time the 747-400 came out in 89 Boeing did ...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 720172

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I just read an article on AP regarding the FAA delegating so much certification work to the manufacturer because of a lack of resources and so as to focus on "safety critical issues". I was appalled that in the 80's the FAA did 70-75% and by the time the 747-400 came out in 89 Boeing did 9...

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by phugoid1982
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 721543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

"Software patch" seems like a band aid. I don't feel like going through this whole thread but has Boeing even considered adding a third AOA probe to adjudicate AOA discrepancies?

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by phugoid1982
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 721543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

If I remember correctly, the MD-11 was designed to have a much smaller static margin and thus much less trim drag to improve fuel efficiency which made it a big more difficult to handle especially during landing hence the multiple landing accidents. It seem like the quest for greater and greater ef...

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by phugoid1982
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 721543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

If you're flying a NG, the engines are mounted lower and further back thus a) securing natural stability and b) cause much less of a nose-up momentum in high thrust situations. Lower mounted engine will be further from the CoG and so creating bigger nose-up momentum (with the same thrust). Btw. isn...

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by phugoid1982
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 721543

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

I would imagine requiring all commercial pilots to have Aeronautical Engineering degrees would be overkill to gain a better grasp of the physics of flight but can any commercial pilots shed some light on how rigorous ground schools are on average in exposing pilots to Flight Mechanics given how the ...

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by phugoid1982
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA492 Unstable Go-Around at GIB / Diverted to AGP
Replies: 116
Views: 24348

Re: BA492 Unstable Go-Around at GIB / Diverted to AGP

It's been years since I used my Aeronautical Engineering flight dynamics knowledge but it looks to my like PIO in response to an atmospheric perturbation excited the Dutch Roll Mode. I can't tell from the inside cabin view but the outside view shows a fair amount of Roll/Yaw coupling although the ya...

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by phugoid1982
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 1334
Views: 183369

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

Forgive my lack of knowledge of economics but, I feel like Boeing will still be cannibalizing a lot of the 787 market by shooting for 4500nm range (still need a higher fuel fraction and higher AR wing). Also, whatever savings in CASM generated for medium routes (stage length around 2500nm) will dete...

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by phugoid1982
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could KE upgauge IAD to a seasonal A380?
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Could KE upgauge IAD to a seasonal A380?

Having moved to the Northern Virginia area recently, and spending my of time now spotting at Dulles I started wondering if KE could at least seasonally swap the 777 for the 380 on certain days? I know their 380s are very premium heavy but there is an enormous affluent Korean population here who seem...

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by phugoid1982
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Aeroflot favor the LET-410 over the domestically built An-28 and Beriev B-30
Replies: 0
Views: 981

Why did Aeroflot favor the LET-410 over the domestically built An-28 and Beriev B-30

I have always wondered why the Soviet Union favored the Czechoslovak built LET 410 as a new STOL transport over thr An-28 which was based on the excellent An-14 and the competing Be-30. The LET 410 had a production run over 1200 but the An-28 first flew in 1969 and was not certified til 1986 with on...

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by phugoid1982
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aspect ratio vs span loading in induced drag calculations
Replies: 12
Views: 1463

Re: Aspect ratio vs span loading in induced drag calculations

One thing to keep in mind is that the derivation of the equation that proves Cdi is proportional to the square of the span loading is one for steady,level flight. . That is a general simplification but valid for quite a bit of the flight regime. That is why you can make the L=W substitution. Anyway,...

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by phugoid1982
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Clmax prediction at high cruise Mach (are you geek enough?)
Replies: 6
Views: 1008

Re: Clmax prediction at high cruise Mach (are you geek enough?)

Lol. I'm proud of being an aviation nerd. Unfortunately I work with people who prefer talking about American football which I find boring as hell. So the Prandtl Glauert law which is only valid til approx Mach .7 states that Clmax=Clmaxref/sqrt(1-M^2). However, the Karman-Tsien rule which comes from...

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by phugoid1982
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Clmax prediction at high cruise Mach (are you geek enough?)
Replies: 6
Views: 1008

Re: Clmax prediction at high cruise Mach (are you geek enough?)

Got it. Very interesting. I am away now from my cherished Aeronautical Engineering books from collehge but will try to find out something. This has piqued my interest. I used to play with simply charts years ago on Excel calculating Concorde performance based on a rapid climb to 28,000 ft from JFK a...

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by phugoid1982
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AA MIA-SJU Route
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Re: AA MIA-SJU Route

I used to fly it often too back in the day. I guess the yields are not great. PR has always been heavy VFR traffic and low Premium. We once had great winds and landed in SJU in less than 1 hour 50 mins.

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by phugoid1982
Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Clmax prediction at high cruise Mach (are you geek enough?)
Replies: 6
Views: 1008

Re: Clmax prediction at high cruise Mach (are you geek enough?)

What formula are you using to determine Cl at each incremental alt or are you using a constant alpha climb at optimum L/D for a cruise climb. Flying at Clmax is very draggy based on the drag polar. I'm assuming you are using Cl=sqrt(2W/rho x S xV^2). CL is of course assumed to be a function of only ...

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by phugoid1982
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: AA MIA-SJU Route
Replies: 6
Views: 765

Re: AA MIA-SJU Route

I was wondering this myself! The last couple of days was down to 4 x and one or two of those were operated by a 767. Frontier is on that route but it's only 1 x day so I doubt it's competition. That's is a far cry from when I grew up in PR and AA flew SJU-MIA 8 or 9 x on the big A300s. I wonder if d...

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by phugoid1982
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could a Tu-204SM (NEO) have been a less expensive/risky replacment for older model Soviet jets vs. the MC-21?
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Could a Tu-204SM (NEO) have been a less expensive/risky replacment for older model Soviet jets vs. the MC-21?

Given the protracted delays that have plagued the MC-21 as well as the sluggish Russian economy why has an updated version of the Tu-204, either the SM or the 300 failed to win sufficient orders to continue production. From what I have read UAC will withdraw the aircraft once the MC-21 enters servic...

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by phugoid1982
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of AF,BA,LH sendng A380 to Moscow for 2018 World Cup
Replies: 15
Views: 2958

Possibility of AF,BA,LH sendng A380 to Moscow for 2018 World Cup

As stated above, is it possible that any of the European A380 operators will send the jet to Moscow to boost capacity around the time of the 2018 World Cup either on a scheduled or charter capacity. I know the summer season will be especially busy and it will be difficult to pull the small number of...

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by phugoid1982
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: E-175 short runway take/off performance
Replies: 3
Views: 1405

E-175 short runway take/off performance

Having glanced at a few American Eagle E-175 routes from MIA to PTP and FDF I was wondering, economics aside given hurricane Maria and PR's abysmal economy, if AE could technically operate a route from MIA to MAZ (Mayaguez) PR, my home airport, with/without weight restrictions. The assumptions would...

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by phugoid1982
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot's USA routes
Replies: 46
Views: 10056

Re: Aeroflot's USA routes

SU and DL aren't in good relationship now, they don't even code share on SVO-JFK and DL routes (only SU routes) , so ATL is near to impossible. My vote is for SFO (there are a lot of Russians in Silicone Valley). Aeroflot reintroduced code shares on DL flights in Sept. from JFK and LAX http://www.r...

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by phugoid1982
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot's USA routes
Replies: 46
Views: 10056

Re: Aeroflot's USA routes

Here is the load factor data for Aeroflot from the Department of Transportation. All data is to/from SVO. 2016 Orgin 1........ 2............ 3.......... 4........... 5......... 6............ 7.......... 8........... 9.......... 10.......... 11......... 12...... Year IAD 58.20% 43.18% 56.62% 66.31% ...

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by phugoid1982
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot's USA routes
Replies: 46
Views: 10056

Re: Aeroflot's USA routes

The relations between .govs might be strained, but the people maintain their own positive relationships just fine. I work for a major defense company and sadly whenever I bring up anything about Russian contributions to Aeronautical Engineering or science in general this is usually met by the usual...

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by phugoid1982
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot's USA routes
Replies: 46
Views: 10056

Aeroflot's USA routes

JFK must doing reasonably well since it is now 3 x daily but does anyone know how Aeroflot's other US routes (MIA, LAX, IAD) are doing given the current economic crisis and strained Russo-American relations. I'm especially curious about the anemic 1 x weekly IAD flight which I saw went 3 x weekly ra...

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by phugoid1982
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 178077

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Last two times I was spotting the Ba213 380 from the departures level of E it took then about 30 to 35 mins. To align the upper jetway wiith the boarding door. It seems like for the first 10 mins it moved on and then out and then ground personnel seemed to be inspecting jetway cables. However, yeste...

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by phugoid1982
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: T100: CUBA Load Factors Through Jan 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 3548

Re: T100: CUBA Load Factors Through Jan 2017

LOL Point taken about my A330 HAV thread though AA's MIA-HAV LFs seem pretty healthy in the mid 80s

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by phugoid1982
Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could AA upgauge MIA-HAV to an A330 on at least one flight?
Replies: 12
Views: 1992

Re: Could AA upgauge MIA-HAV to an A330 on at least one flight?

I thought AA was restricted to 4 x daily based on slot awards so they could not add any more flights without permission hence my question. I should've amended my thread to 'widebody' service rather than 332. Having grown up in PR i automatically associated AA and the Caribbean with the A300 or the A...

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by phugoid1982
Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could AA upgauge MIA-HAV to an A330 on at least one flight?
Replies: 12
Views: 1992

Could AA upgauge MIA-HAV to an A330 on at least one flight?

Hello. Given Frontiers' exit from the market and service reductions to secondary cuban cities, it seems the bulk of demand to Cuba is to La Habana. Could AA feasibly upgauge at least one daily MIA-HAV flight to a 332 so as to add capacity without changing frequency. I understand the market is still ...

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by phugoid1982
Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 178077

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Over the winter BA is changing things up to/from Boston. Some days it'll be 3x and other 4x. To me, most notably, the usually-weak 238/239 rotation will be a 744. Others are 777s, plus a 787-9 on the three days a week that the 202/203 rotation will be in effect. Interesting. In the past 3 years tha...

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