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by yyzmdw
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 77W vs A35K capacity
Replies: 27
Views: 5811

77W vs A35K capacity

It's been well documented that the A35K has the same listed capacity as the 77W, in a 3-class configuration, and thus Airbus is pitching it as a 77W replacement. However, that configuration stipulates about 350 or 360 seats in 3 classes. For airlines like AF and AC that have high Y configurations of...

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by yyzmdw
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777-200 Engines
Replies: 6
Views: 2953

777-200 Engines

Besides the usual reasoning of 'airlines take whatever the best deal from all of the engine OEMs is', how might they have chosen between PW, RR, and GE engines for a 772 order? I heard in another thread that the trents are lighter by 2000 lbs per engine and thus provide increased range for the -200E...

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by yyzmdw
Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to YYZ -- Why the Decline
Replies: 33
Views: 8645

BA to YYZ -- Why the Decline

I remember not too long ago when BA sent at least 1 daily 747 to YYZ with 77Ws in the mix...now it's down to 1 772/787 a day and the leased Air Belgium A343, for a max of two flights a day. We're scheduled to get the A35K in the fall, but why in the past few years has capacity been reduced so much? ...

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by yyzmdw
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Celera 500-L
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Celera 500-L

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/2 ... y-fly-soon
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Anyone have any info on this fascinating new aircraft?

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/2 ... y-fly-soon

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by yyzmdw
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The end of the line for the 737 design now proven?
Replies: 70
Views: 15271

Re: The end of the line for the 737 design now proven?

Although I agree that the MAX 10 is the design limit for the 737 fuselage, when I think of the end of the line for the 737, my attention is drawn to the MAX 7. It just seems like too much airplane; too heavy and with too much range. The -700 was a successful model before, but it looks like the A220 ...

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