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by Tn55337
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1730
Views: 391838

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

Question for guys who know the 767 cockpit, is it possible the jumpseater was up and moving around (possibly coming back from the bathroom) then falling/getting thrown forward by the turbulence into the throttles and control colum pushing them both forward? I know it does not explain the nose up. I ...

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by Tn55337
Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next customers for the 748F
Replies: 25
Views: 5850

Re: Next customers for the 748F

Does anyone know why FedEx won't operate 747's? Most other large cargo operators seem to find value in them.

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by Tn55337
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 211
Views: 24993

Re: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Does anyone know of a way for a passenger to get from the secure area of terminal 2 to the secure area of terminal 1 without going through security again? Late February I am flying into terminal 2, I have a friend flying out of terminal 1 three hours later. I would like to meet up with my friend for...

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by Tn55337
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NSA+NMA: Could Boeing do them both together (again)?
Replies: 133
Views: 16340

Re: NSA+NMA: Could Boeing do them both together (again)?

I don't think they will do them at the same time. I do think the NSA will come very soon after the NMA.

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by Tn55337
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 598883

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Is there a reason the AOA sensors need to be outside the aircraft in the airflow? There are plenty of electronic sensors that can detect angle. I have an app on my phone that can do basicly the same job as the AOA sensors.

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by Tn55337
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 598883

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

So who reset the switches? The engineer, who let’s remember lost his life, or the previous crew? I am assuming it wasn’t the incoming crew or they would/should have realised that was a good option. I had the same question. If it was the accident crew that reset the switches they should have been as...

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by Tn55337
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 158668

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

If they keep selling 748's like this it might be time to up the production rate.

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by Tn55337
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air A220 Significant Engine Damage
Replies: 55
Views: 23964

Re: Korean Air A220 Significant Engine Damage

That picture looks a lot like pictures from the RR engines on the 787

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by Tn55337
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Airbus falls short of 800 delivery target in 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 3487

Re: Bloomberg: Airbus falls short of 800 delivery target in 2018

How many of those deliverys were the A220? They were not part of the count when airbus first projected 800 deliverys but are counted in the 790. The "real" miss is more than 10.

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by Tn55337
Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 Improvements
Replies: 74
Views: 16281

Re: NZ CEO hints longer range 787

Could there be an engine pip in the works? Less fuel burn and the same fuel capacity = more range.

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by Tn55337
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 93530

Re: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR

The Leeham analysis is of course a slap in the face of A380 haters, that are quite a few of them on this forum. The point for an airline to have use of the A380 is of course the ability to fill it. But that argument is in place every time you compare a bigger frame with a smaller one. It is in plac...

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by Tn55337
Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 213972

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Is there going to be a big batch of deliveries before year end? It seems like there have been very few max deliveries in the last 2-3 weeks.

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by Tn55337
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 10 A330-900 neo's, defers 10 A350-900's
Replies: 385
Views: 63536

Re: Delta orders 10 A330-900 neo's, defers 10 A350-900's

I would love to see a stat on what percentage of the time twice deferred orders are changed/canceled vs taken up as originally ordered. Seems to me like the second deferral is the kiss of death.

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by Tn55337
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 10 A330-900 neo's, defers 10 A350-900's
Replies: 385
Views: 63536

Re: Delta orders 10 A330-900 neo's, defers 10 A350-900's

I wonder if they are waiting for real world fuel burn numbers on the 777x. If they come in better then expected maybe they replace there current 777 fleet with 777x on routes that need the range and do everything else with 330neo.

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by Tn55337
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Taxi out on one engine?
Replies: 65
Views: 6633

Taxi out on one engine?

Do pilots ever taxi out to the runway on just 1 engine starting the other engine just before it is there turn to takeoff? On a recent flight on a B717 I could not see either of the engines but based on sound I think that is what they did. I could hear the APU start before we pushed back, after push ...

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by Tn55337
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 598883

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

I see a lot op people speculateing it could be poor mantnance. Would there even have been any mantnance done on a 3 month old plane?

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by Tn55337
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Q3 2018
Replies: 63
Views: 5398

Re: Boeing Q3 2018

Very nice

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by Tn55337
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why wasn’t MSP relocated?
Replies: 83
Views: 13663

Re: Why wasn’t MSP relocated?

Is there any reason the millatary operation at MSP couldn't move to STC or DLH? That could free up space for expansion.

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by Tn55337
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Msp taking a beating 7/1 due to wx
Replies: 18
Views: 3150

Re: Msp taking a beating 7/1 due to wx

I was listening to atc during the storm. After the 4th go around klm655 requested another attempt, declared a fuel emergency and said they were now committed to msp. Could have gotten ugly fast.

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by Tn55337
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH to retain A380s
Replies: 42
Views: 10193

Re: MH to retain A380s

How long before the a380's get returned to the lessor?

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by Tn55337
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How long does it take to scrap an aircraft?
Replies: 13
Views: 3926

Re: How long does it take to scrap an aircraft?

Steelhead wrote:
At YHM it took KF Aerospace one full day to scrap a parted out B-727 and two full days for a DC-10 (engines and many parts removed)

WOW! That is a lot less time than I thought it would take.

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by Tn55337
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How long does it take to scrap an aircraft?
Replies: 13
Views: 3926

How long does it take to scrap an aircraft?

I was wondering on average how long it takes to scrap an aircraft? Does the size of the aircraft, say 737 vs 747 make a big difference?

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by Tn55337
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1
Replies: 64
Views: 10970

Re: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1

Did the deal get final approval from the regulators in Canada yet?

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by Tn55337
Tue May 15, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Theoretical 777-based replacement for 747?
Replies: 178
Views: 24651

Re: Theoretical 777-based replacement for 747?

I wonder if there is any value in doing a re-wing of the 747. Given the wing is from the 60's there should be lots of room for improvement.

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by Tn55337
Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Blade Inspection Results - Curious Minds Want to Know
Replies: 29
Views: 2885

Re: Blade Inspection Results - Curious Minds Want to Know

The CEO of wn said on the q1 earnings conference call that they did find 1 cracked blade prior to 2017. They have not found any more during the latest round of inspections.

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by Tn55337
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 122558

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Assuming the ntsb does pinpoint it was a piece of the engine cowling that struck and broke the window would it make sense to try and design cowlings to shatter into thousands of little pieces with very little mass to do damage with?

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by Tn55337
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL order the A321LR?
Replies: 47
Views: 8793

Re: Will DL order the A321LR?

Spacepope wrote:

The revived 757s recently brought out of storage had about 80,000 on them. They got a heavy check and will be WFU when their next one comes due. Not bad for 199 seats of lift for 5-6 years.

That is great info. Does anyone know of a website that keeps track of cycles/hours on individual airframes?

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by Tn55337
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL order the A321LR?
Replies: 47
Views: 8793

Re: Will DL order the A321LR?

MOM doesn't exist and won't exist in a usable form for airlines for a number of years. Uh huh. Delta has 100 757-200s, average age 21.4 years. Delta has flown other 757s right out to age 30. If you see an urgent need to replace those aircraft please explain in detail. You claimed that DL will order...

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by Tn55337
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOC Aviation orders six Boeing 787-9s
Replies: 8
Views: 1610

Re: BOC Aviation orders six Boeing 787-9s

That is good news

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by Tn55337
Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Grounds affected Airbus Planes With Troubled Pratt & Whitney Engines After Indigo Incident
Replies: 72
Views: 11651

Re: India Grounds Airbus Planes With Troubled Pratt & Whitney Engines

Not realistic to find everything before. Airline Business is different from test flights. Even if you are simulating daily rotations, you still have differences from the real thing. I think things are thrown out of Proportion on A.net regarding the PW. Yes, those issues are not nice, but we are talk...

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by Tn55337
Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India Grounds affected Airbus Planes With Troubled Pratt & Whitney Engines After Indigo Incident
Replies: 72
Views: 11651

Re: India Grounds Airbus Planes With Troubled Pratt & Whitney Engines

Teething problems, most new engines have them. Which is fine to say if solutions are proposed and implemented successfully, but all P&W's fixes don't seem to stick. I feel for the engineers working on this problem. Pressure from management and the customer is high enough when a problem creeps u...

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by Tn55337
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Common type rating, how far can you go?
Replies: 31
Views: 1774

Re: Common type rating, how far can you go?

It all depends on the regulator, the 777/787, A330/A350 are common type ratings under EASA however they are not under the FAA. I suspect the 797 will have 787 style avionics suite which will make it more likely to have a common type with the 787. The 737 has too much history (older generation 737s)...

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by Tn55337
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Common type rating, how far can you go?
Replies: 31
Views: 1774

Common type rating, how far can you go?

How large of a size difference in aircraft can you have a common type rating on. Would it be possible to have the new 797 and possibly even a new 737 replacement share a common type rating with the 777/787? If it were possible it could make pilot staffing very flexible for airlines with large Boeing...

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