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by JustSomeDood
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Boeing to increase 787-9 MTOW by 2.5 tonne
Replies: 123
Views: 25796

Re: Rumour: Boeing to increase 787-9 MTOW by 2.5 tonne

Indeed, no way in hell could 787-10 do things like HKG-EWR without major (i.e. some 20 ton instead of 2.5t) MTOW increase or forget about majority of your payload in that case. Even the UA IAD-PEK sub carries significantly lower load than what is optimised for -10. Better chance with -9 but apparen...

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by JustSomeDood
Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways commits to ordering 18 777-9 plus an additional 24 options
Replies: 255
Views: 47596

Re: British Airways commits to ordering 18 777-9 plus an additional 24 options

Seems more like a move to match cabin space and capacity than an actual need for the 777-9s payload-range, but that's a need all the same, seems good for both parties.

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by JustSomeDood
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

I think those numbers doesn't fit at all. 787-10 OEW is around 136t and when you add crew+catering you get dow around 141t. If you add pax and cargoa to this, you are at 196t, which is over MZFW. Then you need fuel for 12h trip westbound+reserves, which is maybe around 75t. (12*5,8t+5t), so you com...

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by JustSomeDood
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

I think those numbers doesn't fit at all. 787-10 OEW is around 136t and when you add crew+catering you get dow around 141t. If you add pax and cargoa to this, you are at 196t, which is over MZFW. Then you need fuel for 12h trip westbound+reserves, which is maybe around 75t. (12*5,8t+5t), so you com...

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by JustSomeDood
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

UA 787-10 Average Cargo Weight: 24,900 lbs UA 787-10's cargo weight is 44,000 lbs in the summer or 49,800 lbs in the winter, not 24,900 lbs as you said. 10t is 100 pax approx! Exactly, if the UA cargo weights are for both segments total , then the difference in cargo payloads between 70% LF and 100...

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by JustSomeDood
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

So everyone is arguing over numbers. How legit are the numbers here? What's the source? UA 787-10 on LAX-HND https://i.imgur.com/DqhZLWP.jpg Hang on, maybe I am reading it wrong but UA only started receiving 787-10 from last November. How could they complete 725 actual departures already ? Maybe re...

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by JustSomeDood
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

So everyone is arguing over numbers. How legit are the numbers here? What's the source? UA 787-10 on LAX-HND https://i.imgur.com/DqhZLWP.jpg https://i.imgur.com/K4y3d65.jpg DL 350-900 on DTW-HND https://i.imgur.com/ihPRQz8.jpg https://i.imgur.com/d91sAyK.jpg Source: https://www.regulations.gov/dock...

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by JustSomeDood
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104908

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

I don't believe there will ever be another generation of supersonic airliners. The energy economics and the environmental considerations don't make it viable even if the development costs and noise problems could somehow be surmounted. The only reason Concorde ever flew commercially was because the...

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by JustSomeDood
Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

Are you saying the UA slide is misleading then? That it claims to show data for a round-trip LAX-HND-LAX whilst it in fact shows data for LAX-HND? In the footnotes it says "estimates can be applied bi-directionally", so the data can't be round-trip. It is either the average of LAX-HND and...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

Are you saying the UA slide is misleading then? That it claims to show data for a round-trip LAX-HND-LAX whilst it in fact shows data for LAX-HND? Put another way, you would rather believe that the 787-10 has better payload-range capabilities over the A350-900 than believe that UA is capable of pre...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

That's not true, look at the change in cargo payload between 70% load factor and 100% load factors in UA's slides if you want to believe that leaving ~10t of pax (318*0.3*100kg) behind each segment only gets 10t of extra cargo payload for both segments combined feel free to do so, but that's an unc...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

You have clearly misread the slides. UA is presenting the estimated total cargo in a round trip (LAX-HND-LAX). So, the 49,800 pounds of cargo is actually carried in LAX-HND flight + HND-LAX flight in winter with a 100% load factor. That's not true, look at the change in cargo payload between 70% lo...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

You have clearly misread the slides. UA is presenting the estimated total cargo in a round trip (LAX-HND-LAX). So, the 49,800 pounds of cargo is actually carried in LAX-HND flight + HND-LAX flight in winter with a 100% load factor. That's not true, look at the change in cargo payload between 70% lo...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

Interesting data on recent UA and DL's proposals for their HND route: There's something fundamentally wrong with these numbers. If assumed fuel burn is similar, there's no way heavier frame (78J is definitely heavier than 359) with LOWER MTOW (depending on which variant Delta has/choose, 21t or 14t...

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by JustSomeDood
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104908

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

We need to ship that professor one of the medals for predicting A380 failure from the start. Not to detract from the good professor but this was the default belief of business folks (outside Airbus) at the time. The too big wing is an airliners.net myth that we read anywhere but people writng that ...

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by JustSomeDood
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ultrafan A350-2000 a gamechanger?
Replies: 2
Views: 1852

Re: Ultrafan A350-2000 a gamechanger?

If we assume that the market demand for VLA-sized airplanes is iffy, I am not seeing the logic for RR to amortize their significant R&D money building a ~100k ultrafan as the first application, where the sales is ultimately going to be fairly limited? It'd make more sense to target smaller plane...

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by JustSomeDood
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104908

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

Seriously guys, I am wondering if people here want to understand the truth or just trolling others. I think the second option is the right one. Airbus announced formally they are going to stop producing the aircraft in 2021. Is that so difficult to understand that it has not gone as expected. There...

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by JustSomeDood
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA’s 777-200ER replacement?
Replies: 129
Views: 18816

Re: BA’s 777-200ER replacement?

Plus, as outlined at the beginning of these threads, BA expects to keep their 77Es for 30 years. A statement made in November 2015 at IAG Capital Markets Day, that's well over 3 years ago, treating that as an indication of what IAG management thinks now is being ignorant of how quickly corporate pl...

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by JustSomeDood
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA’s 777-200ER replacement?
Replies: 129
Views: 18816

Re: BA’s 777-200ER replacement?

Its likely the 777-9 will be needed for its capacity and floor space, it would be a great 744 replacement. BA has already announced and purchased the replacement aircraft for their 744s. The did so years ago. It's mostly A35Ks. The 779 was not a part of that plan. Unless BA wants to literally halve...

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by JustSomeDood
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United B78X IAD-PEK
Replies: 72
Views: 14200

Re: United B78X IAD-PEK

I wonder whether this means UA can upgauge the 788/9 running the second daily SFO-PVG to the 78J if there's demand. If the 78J can do 6,000 nm with 90 seats blocked, full load seems possible (but still pushing it a little) for 5,345 nm. And the 78J seems a no-brainer for upgauging the 788/9 running...

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by JustSomeDood
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104908

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

The A380 is over 600 tons. Well over. Come on, you're just making stuff up now! A380 MTOW is 575t. Implying that stretches and increases in MTOW (which never panned out), but was nevertheless highly hinted at by Airbus circa 2005, was not factored in to airport construction projects to fit the A380...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A380 Biggest manufacturing loss in civil aviation to date?
Replies: 127
Views: 14202

Re: A380 Biggest manufacturing loss in civil aviation ?

AFAIK that $25b number is complete fiction and it annoys me that it persists and persists. It's literally double the last feasible estimates that were being made back in the day. Someone made a mistake mixing up currencies, producttion and R&D costs while joking about the ever-increasing budget...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34372

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

1. EK leases all their existing A380s (which presumably doesn't change with the ones incoming), they could not care less if resale values are trash given that they're not responsible for selling the planes. While EK doesn't have to worry about it directly, if there is no secondary market, lease rat...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A380 Biggest manufacturing loss in civil aviation to date?
Replies: 127
Views: 14202

Re: A380 Biggest manufacturing loss in civil aviation ?

AFAIK that $25b number is complete fiction and it annoys me that it persists and persists. It's literally double the last feasible estimates that were being made back in the day. Someone made a mistake mixing up currencies, producttion and R&D costs while joking about the ever-increasing budget...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34372

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

It's pretty clear that AB was in the driver's seat behind the cancelation. I don’t think it is. I think EK has taken the first step. Last year it became clear that there is a very limited market for used A380. Also EK has all the A380 it needs and the first replacements are about to enter the fleet...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34372

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

What’s with all the partisanship? The same folks waxing lyrical about the EK 787 order at the time are now going to great pains to explain how it wasn’t actually an order after all. Just take it for what it is guys. I’m sure the A339 will be a fine if unglamorous workhorse for EK, much like the A33...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104908

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

In 2000 Boeing forecast that there would be 1,010 deliveries of the 747/A3XX aircraft during 2000-2019. Source, p. 45 http://www.as777.com/data/manufacturer/forecast/boeing_2000.pdf It seems Boeing grossly overestimated VLA demand for this time period. And then September 11 occurred, and they quick...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United B78X IAD-PEK
Replies: 72
Views: 14200

Re: United B78X IAD-PEK

Thank you so much for sharing the numbers! I think you may be a bit pessimistic on your conclusion. The flight had 16.4 t of TOW to spare. Drop the 3.7 t of cargo and that gives 20.1 t to play with. Fill her up to MTOW and with 2.5 hrs flight time the 787-10 should pretty easily surpass ~7200+nm GC...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower
Replies: 224
Views: 42396

Re: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower

787MAX takes over the heart of the market in the A359 segment (787-10MAX). That IMHO would be a revamp comparable to the 777X. New legs, new Wing, new Engines ( do we really like the way the fuselage is done? ) That assumes a larger fan. With geared fans could you not get away with a smaller core a...

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by JustSomeDood
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104908

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

If we are being honest; I recall when the A380 program was announced in 2000. It was pitting (then new) Point to Point travel (787) against traditional Hub and Spoke routings, which the A380 represented. Looks like Point to Point travel won handily as Boeing predicted the trend would go 19 years ag...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates' Business Model without the A380?
Replies: 107
Views: 16647

Re: Emirates' Business Model without the A380?

None of which makes the A380 a "poor quality product" and that doesn't seem to be what Joyce said at all. :confused: The A380-800 is a poor quality product. It is a badly mis-matched design with redundant (not the good redundancy) structure and poor aerodynamics. How the airlines present ...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104908

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

I suppose that’s possible. Lots of commercial lenders happily take a billion euro writeoff when the underlying company is profitable I suppose. It is loan terms and conditions that matter, not the company profitability. If the loan repayment is conditional, for example, to the product selling a cer...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates' Business Model without the A380?
Replies: 107
Views: 16647

Re: Emirates' Business Model without the A380?

The need for EK to replace their A380 is 15 years away. In 15 years EK could be closed down or Dubai could be hit by a meteor shower or Boeing could announce a triple-decker. Point is we're way too far away from the 2030s to start talking about A380 replacements for EK Just because they have shrunk...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower
Replies: 224
Views: 42396

Re: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower

True. A simple stretch would add 2.2t / m OEW and 1.4..2t / m payload MZFW markup 3.6 .. 4.2t / m. 3m ~= 2h flying time ? Indeed, and any A35K stretch will have to hope really hard that the ultrafan makes up enough of this deficit. :) numbers are for 777. X or no X numbers comb well for both the -2...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower
Replies: 224
Views: 42396

Re: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower

Pavement loading is based around MTOW, tarmac can't differentiate between weight from fuel and weight from the plane itself. True. A simple stretch would add 2.2t / m OEW and 1.4..2t / m payload MZFW markup 3.6 .. 4.2t / m. 3m ~= 2h flying time ? Indeed, and any A35K stretch will have to hope reall...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower
Replies: 224
Views: 42396

Re: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower

Stop trolling for a moment, go away and Google "Pavement loading". The 773ER has always been a tarmac ripper and you want Boeing to double stretch it with the same number of tyres as well as heavier engines? God help the airport operators. Pavement has little or nothing to do with aircraf...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34372

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

EK will start taking deliveries of the A339 in 2021. If there's any chance they don't intend to take them then they've given themselves a remarkably small timespan in which to change their minds. I'd be interested to know on what authority the A339 is or isn't the best aircraft for them. Oh I’m sur...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350-1100 - Will Airbus launch a counter to the 777-9 capacity advantage
Replies: 7
Views: 3469

Re: A350-1100

Not so fast, as fun as it is to fantasize, a A350-1100/2000neo is going to be a bit more complex than just fitting new engines to the frame. There's going to be big nacelle clearance issues with fitting a ~97+k ultrafan (with those big bypass ratios) on the A350 as it is, modifications to the MLG/ e...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower
Replies: 224
Views: 42396

Re: Airbus A350 to have RR Ultrafan Engines from ~2025, Ostrower

A clean-sheet, double-decker VLA might be the best and last hope for the return of quad engine airliners. At some point, ETOPs and one-engine out/takeoff requirements may become so onerous for something with 450++t MTOW that it might be more cost-effective to go with something like 4 * 50k engines r...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Etihad restructures aircraft orders
Replies: 83
Views: 13834

Re: Etihad restructures aircraft orders

moa999 wrote:
Timed this announcement to minimise publicity amongst the EK and Airbus announcement methinks


Yes indeed, EY has 66 A350s and 25 777x on order and an announcement that the majority of those likely will not be taken is a bad day for both OEMs.

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104908

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

Choose is maybe the wrong word. No, it is NOT. Emirates chose to pick better plane over both A380 AND 787-10 , whether you like it or not. They had the choice to pay the penalties and firm up the 787-10 MOU. They chose the better deal and to go with two aircraft types from Airbus that will perfectl...

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34372

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

Projected delivery timings for these frames would be something to watch, DXB is crowded as it is and DWC has faced many delays, I don't see the bulk of them getting delivered until well into the 2020s. Given EK's past actions, it would be a serious test of how firm these orders actually are.

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by JustSomeDood
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.
Replies: 214
Views: 34372

Re: Confirmed: EK cancels 380's, orders 330neo and 350.

30 A359s and more importantly, 40 A330neos in exchange for 39 A380s is nearly the best outcome for Airbus given the circumstances.

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by JustSomeDood
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 138815

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

China is most likely heading into a recession in the next 12 months, so it will actually be later. Like all members, I guess, I read your posts with high interest but - and sorry for nitpicking and off-topic: it's true that China's ecomomy is slowing down but they had 6% growth last year, "rec...

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by JustSomeDood
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 138815

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

One can explain that easily. Up to now, Airbus had to depreciate that development cost and sell the airframes at: production cost + development cost depreciation + margin. With the prospects of a line closure in clear sight, they can shift to production cost + margin. Again, there is no development...

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by JustSomeDood
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 138815

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

This is indeed what many people don't understand. If Airbus ends the A380 production, EK's business model will fall apart eventually from a marketing point of view but also from a political point of view. No more A380's means no additional slots in the EU, even if they order A350's. If not EK, some...

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by JustSomeDood
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 138815

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

The A380 can carry almost twice as many people as a 777-9 depending on the configuration. The analogy that the 777-9 is a A380 replacement/competitor is just not true and needs to stop. They are no where in the same class. The 777X is a mere upgrade to the 777. . No it doesn't, the fact that there ...

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by JustSomeDood
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 138815

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

Fuel prices are expected to stay low longterm. Of course anything can change/fluctuate. But with more and more electric vehicles coming to market and a big push for electric power (and renewable energy) in general, oil will have to be competitive. But the A380 does not need a huge increase to becom...

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by JustSomeDood
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Seattle Times: "Houdini moments" Boeing cash flow
Replies: 32
Views: 5295

Re: The Seattle Times: "Houdini moments" Boeing cash flow

by selling of inventories, parts of the company or assets. reducing aka "selling off" some "deferred cost" asset works in the same way, doesn't it? The most significant number in cash flow calculation is IMO not cash from operations, but cash reserves. If you have sufficient cas...

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by JustSomeDood
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 604
Views: 86131

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

My sole point is very few airlines will buy the 78J because it is a great hauler of cargo. The focus on MTOW and a full cargo load in an attempt to diminish the capability of the 78J is a little silly. Cargo is a nice add on....but it does not keep pax airliners flying. On the other hand, I've read...

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