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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Retiring 747 Fleet on March 29?
Replies: 73
Views: 13107

Re: Qantas Retiring 747 Fleet on March 29?

https://samchui.com/2020/03/28/qantas-t ... n_Vr4gzaiM
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Sam Chui is bringing the emotions in with a nice collection of Qantas 747 photos:

https://samchui.com/2020/03/28/qantas-t ... n_Vr4gzaiM

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211146

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

https://samchui.com/2020/02/03/how-qant ... je2uWgzaiM
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Sam Chui has received information from Qantas regarding the operation of QF6031/32, its safety procedures and the sterilisation of the aircraft once the rescue flight is completed:

https://samchui.com/2020/02/03/how-qant ... je2uWgzaiM

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF E-11A plane crash in Afghanistan
Replies: 97
Views: 19623

Re: Reports of plane crash in Afghanistan

US Military investigating crashed aircraft in Taliban controlled part of Afghanistan, likely securing the lost aircraft as the E-11A as pictured despite the Reuters contact stating no US or NATO aircraft was lost: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/01/27/us-army-investigating-plan...

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caspian Airlines MD-83 Crash Landing on Runway and Skidding Onto a Major Highway in Iran
Replies: 24
Views: 8871

Caspian Airlines MD-83 Crash Landing on Runway and Skidding Onto a Major Highway in Iran

A Caspian Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 has crash landed in the middle of a residential street in south western Iran. Videos show the aircraft intact with passengers escaping: https://twitter.com/BahmanKalbasi/status/1221656208228192256?s=20 https://twitter.com/BahmanKalbasi/status/12216582552079...

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed customer orders 40 A330 NEO aircraft, UPDATE: HNA group revealed as buyer
Replies: 271
Views: 64648

Re: Undisclosed customer orders 40 A330 NEO aircraft

The Singapore Airshow is coming up soon, isn't it? Any chance we could see an order announcement from an Asian carrier there?

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 189
Views: 276932

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

FAA is reviewing wiring issue found on the 737 MAX: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-737max-safety/boeing-faa-reviewing-wiring-issue-on-grounded-737-max-idUSKBN1Z40U9 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/05/business/boeing-737-max.html "The New York Times reported Boeing is reviewing whethe...

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest A380 non stop (ferry) flight
Replies: 8
Views: 3531

Re: Longest A380 non stop (ferry) flight

After getting a new cabin in DRS (Dresden, Germany) Qantas' VH-OQH is on the way back to Sidney, directly! I wonder if this is the longest non stop (ferry) flight of an A380 ever? The start was deep in the night so I could not follow it, but it must have been impressive using full length of the run...

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020
Replies: 1405
Views: 254452

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

Sam Chui has covered the details on the upcoming Qantas London to Sydney test flight. I believe he'll be on board to cover it so that will be interesting. https://samchui.com/2019/11/13/qantas-prepares-for-london-sydney-test-flight/#.Xcv2C1czaUk Not the biggest fan of his videos but he's got some in...

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA (Republic) E175 Severe Control Problems at ATL last night
Replies: 77
Views: 19355

Re: AA (Republic) E175 Severe Control Problems at ATL last night

https://samchui.com/2019/11/08/embraer- ... cTE0VczaUk

Must have been pretty scary.... Haven't seen any statements from AA, Republic or Embraer too.
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Sam Chui reporting on it now:

https://samchui.com/2019/11/08/embraer- ... cTE0VczaUk

Must have been pretty scary.... Haven't seen any statements from AA, Republic or Embraer too.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2019 Orders
Replies: 486
Views: 136080

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders

https://samchui.com/2019/10/30/indigo-o ... bkrd0Uza7M
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IndiGo placed a firm order for 300 A320neo Family aircraft including the XLR in a deal worth $33 billion at list prices:

https://samchui.com/2019/10/30/indigo-o ... bkrd0Uza7M

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 1187
Views: 532591

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Is there a delivery date/rough time for the first SAS A350?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Convair CV-440 Freighter Crash at TOL
Replies: 60
Views: 14072

Re: Cargo Plane Crash at TOL

https://samchui.com/2019/09/11/convair- ... XjlgigzaUk
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Sam Chui reporting on it now. Pretty sad to see such an old aircraft go in such way :(
Hoping for a good outcome for the crew, although photos and videos show this may not be the case....

https://samchui.com/2019/09/11/convair- ... XjlgigzaUk

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747 with 550 onboard hard landing in Nigeria
Replies: 40
Views: 21198

Re: B747 with 550 onboard hard landing in Nigeria

https://samchui.com/2019/09/08/max-air- ... XV35SgzaUk
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Finally, some pictures:

https://samchui.com/2019/09/08/max-air- ... XV35SgzaUk

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is switching A320 Family MSNs from 9300 to 10000
Replies: 12
Views: 5738

Re: Airbus is switching A320 Family MSNs from 9300 to 10000

https://aibfamily.flights/A320/10002
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It certainly is a bit confusing...

https://aibfamily.flights/A320/10002

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China A330 fire @ Beijing Airport
Replies: 44
Views: 15608

Re: Air China A330 fire @ Beijing Airport

https://samchui.com/2019/08/27/air-chin ... WUNUCgzaUk

Quite the unfortunate accident. Shame to lose a young one :(
Glad everyone is safe though!
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Sam Chui has reported on it now as well.

https://samchui.com/2019/08/27/air-chin ... WUNUCgzaUk

Quite the unfortunate accident. Shame to lose a young one :(
Glad everyone is safe though!

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: maintenance mishap causes extensive damage to an Emirates Airbus A380
Replies: 73
Views: 21588

Re: maintenance mishap causes extensive damage to an Emirates Airbus A380

Apparently Emirates is really narrowing down on how this was released. Websites that published this are being hasted for sources.....

Note: Heard this from a writer who reported this on a different page - take with usual skepticism.

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: maintenance mishap causes extensive damage to an Emirates Airbus A380
Replies: 73
Views: 21588

Re: maintenance mishap causes extensive damage to an Emirates Airbus A380

Ouchies! Had to be the 200th frame too :(

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019
Replies: 142
Views: 32075

Re: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019

Oh what I'd do to see a Qantas, Virgin Australia or Air New Zealand A220 <3

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1494
Views: 288161

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

https://samchui.com/2019/06/15/airbus-a ... QT_AbwzaUk
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A350-1000 receives MTOW increase to 319t, increasing range according to April 2019 edition of Family Figures and Sam Chui:

https://samchui.com/2019/06/15/airbus-a ... QT_AbwzaUk

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun May 05, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 1187
Views: 532591

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://www.flickr.com/photos/xfwspotter/47777727911/
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First Etihad A350-1000:

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If image doesn't work:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/xfwspotter/47777727911/

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 1187
Views: 532591

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/A350Blog/status/1114583203241705477
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MSN1, A350-900 flight test, has been fitted with experimental laminar flow leading edge devices on the vertical tail plane:

https://twitter.com/A350Blog/status/1114583203241705477

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 48605

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

https://samchui.com/2019/03/13/boeing-u ... InMeigzaUk
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More great photos:

https://samchui.com/2019/03/13/boeing-u ... InMeigzaUk

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 48605

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

The plane though has been spotted https://twitter.com/djsaviation/status/1105718165684670464?s=21 What's with his logo on the aircraft when it isn't his shot and how come he's the only person publishing photos? Looks like it's just a 'cleverly' placed watermark. He mentions as much in the comments ...

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 48605

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

And it do not happen today since the crash of ET302. Hope the 777X does not delay longer. The plane though has been spotted https://twitter.com/djsaviation/status/1105718165684670464?s=21 What's with his logo on the aircraft when it isn't his shot and how come he's the only person publishing photos?

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 743420

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

https://samchui.com/2019/03/10/ethiopia ... ITXeygzaUk
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A truly horrific accident. Condolences to the families and friends involved indeed.

https://samchui.com/2019/03/10/ethiopia ... ITXeygzaUk

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways commits to ordering 18 777-9 plus an additional 24 options
Replies: 254
Views: 49130

Re: Bloomberg: British Airways to pick 777X

I believe BA has its first A350-1000 in or near FAL anyway.

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations
Replies: 16
Views: 3234

Re: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations

With Reuters reporting Airbus is penciling in A321XLR orders, could we see a launch at the show?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 1187
Views: 532591

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Etihad has an A350-1000 in final assembly with a painted tail according to someone I heard talking about the manner. Will be confirmed when it rolls out shortly.

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 871
Views: 108834

Re: [Rumor] Airbus to announce end of A380 production

Excellent outcome for Airbus. Deep down its hard though.

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 142077

Re: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A350, Boeing 787 for 777-9

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... rders.html
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Emirates orders A330neo and A350, Airbus cancels A380 line:

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... rders.html

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 278
Views: 69423

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

Any news on when it will be certified?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 142077

Re: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A350, Boeing 787 for 777-9

Well an EK A380 was performing test flights today in primer so it won't be long before they take an aircraft from Airbus.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas CEO dials back on expectations for Project Sunrise Jet
Replies: 145
Views: 32656

Re: Qantas CEO dials back on expectations for Project Sunrise Jet

seahawk wrote:
In the end QF could be going all Boeing. 777 - 787 - 797 - 737MAX. There is nothing that could beat this line-up.


I could be wrong but I believe I recall Qantas wanting to maintain a half and half fleet of Airbus and Boeing.

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 142077

Re: Emirates is exploring switching the Airbus A380 to A350

https://theaircurrent.com/aircraft-prod ... r-a330neo/
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Worth noting that Jon Ostrower - an incredibly renowned modern aviation journalist - has released an article which states the A330neo is an option being looked at by Emirates:

https://theaircurrent.com/aircraft-prod ... r-a330neo/

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 142077

Re: Emirates is exploring switching the Airbus A380 to A350

I'm not sure if I'm crazy or not but didn't Emirates want to retain the mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing rather than taking sides? Makes sense as both offer things the other does not.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 1187
Views: 532591

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

It is quite obvious to me that this one is not going to EY - the tail fin is left unpainted. We normally see the tail fin painted even though the fuselage is still in primer. Normally yes! But there have been exceptions! http://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled-Virgin-Atlantic-Airways/Airbus-A350-10...

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst
Replies: 188
Views: 51315

Re: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst

I bloody well hate Alex Macheras, mainly because of his terrible attitude towards anyone who complains about his work and his title of "analyst", however he's all of a sudden changed his stance on the whole thing. Note how he always defends his point, no matter the circumstances. https://t...

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Assembling a $35 Million Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Video
Replies: 17
Views: 3694

Re: Assembling a $35 Million Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Video

I feel as if this is a way for you to get additional views on your own video.

Other than that, the poor quality and annoying music distracted me from the facts that can easily be found in the brochure offered by RR.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 370302

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

https://samchui.com/2019/01/23/boeing-u ... EisW1wzaUk
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Cabin:

https://samchui.com/2019/01/23/boeing-u ... EisW1wzaUk

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 370302

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

FrenchPotatoEye wrote:
GEUltraFan9XGTF wrote:
LoganTheBogan wrote:
Expect a large unveiling at 10:00am PST.


Woah. Roll out at 13:00 EST?


Its a 777X cabin reveal. Not roll out.


Correct. Looks incredible.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 370302

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Expect a large unveiling at 10:00am PST.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 94790

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/Airbus/status/1087333496232779778
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Delta A330-900 MSN 1915 out of the hangar:

https://twitter.com/Airbus/status/1087333496232779778

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout
Replies: 36
Views: 16695

Re: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout

This function sounds sensible, but I am also scared of the different failure modes. Seems like this crew found potentially one failure mode... would be bad if this was triggered in the air. That being said, Boeing engineers certainly know that for something like this they need to run the full analy...

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout
Replies: 36
Views: 16695

Re: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout

Reading between the lines of a couple of posts elsewhere it seems that a possible cause of this roll back was a system called TCMA (Thrust Control Malfunction something-or-other). This is a function of the FADEC on many Boeing aircraft and is designed to shutdown one or both engines if it thinks th...

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian International Airshow 2019 (Avalon Airshow)
Replies: 7
Views: 1154

Re: Australian International Airshow 2019 (Avalon Airshow)

https://www.airshow.com.au/airshow2019/ ... t-list.asp

At the top there's additional drop downs for other displays.
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There's already a confirmed list of aircraft on the Avalon website:

https://www.airshow.com.au/airshow2019/ ... t-list.asp

At the top there's additional drop downs for other displays.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DELTA and the A350
Replies: 6
Views: 1314

Re: DELTA and the A350

I believe this is already been discussed and just because an airline converts an order, doesn't mean they're disappointed with it. It could mean many things, like adjusting to markets.

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 278
Views: 69423

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

Any update on the XL?

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CR9 off runway at COU
Replies: 36
Views: 10166

Re: AA CR9 off runway at COU

Hmmmm clearly a write off. CRJ line must be shutdown, AA most unsafe airline out there.......... ;)

All seriousness, glad to here everyone is alright. The snow looks pretty nasty. Then again, I come from the desert in Australia soooo.

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine spinner pattern question
Replies: 43
Views: 4768

Re: Engine spinner pattern question

I've seen quite a few Jetstar 787s without spinners on their GEnx engines. I'm sure there are more out there. Is there are reason for this?

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 family future prospects
Replies: 84
Views: 14954

Re: A350 family future prospects

With Airbus focussing on industrial refinements this year, and with the introduction of the Beluga XL, what are the chances of a higher A350 production output?

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