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by Aviation737
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q4 2020
Replies: 265
Views: 36031

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q4 2020

I really hoped Boeing has learned its lesson and that it its not worth the risk to create a half-assed product. I hope to see the Boeing I know and love return!

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by Aviation737
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s
Replies: 126
Views: 23962

Re: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s

What are the chances that they will reorder the MAXs and the 787 again in the future?

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by Aviation737
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end
Replies: 146
Views: 38065

Re: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end

What about SQ? Could there be a top up order for new 787-10 and 777X?

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by Aviation737
Fri May 22, 2020 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 204
Views: 53345

Re: Norwegian Puts 4 Subsidiaries Into Bankruptcy

Norwegian now majority owned by leasing companies: https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2020-05-20/norwegian-air-gets-271-million-state-backed-loan-after-debt-restructuring "Bondholders, lessors and shareholders recently agreed to a 12.7 billion crowns debt conversion and share sal...

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by Aviation737
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 57 Squawking 7700
Replies: 4
Views: 1552

Re: AA 57 Squawking 7700

Did they just off the transponder?

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by Aviation737
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 was a good year for Airbus. 2020 will be even better.
Replies: 53
Views: 7369

Re: 2019 was a good year for Airbus. 2020 will be even better.

I laughed so hard, the neighbors filled a complained. "Rules" are meant to be broken. Never say never in aviation industry. Airbus has flipped more "Boeing-only" customers to them vs Boeing flipping "Airbus-only" customers for past two decades. No one knows for sure wh...

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by Aviation737
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 297544

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Would someone be kind enough to tell me what sort of mechanical failure would cause the fuel to ignite?

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by Aviation737
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 297544

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Does anyone have information on where is the crash located?

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by Aviation737
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 748876

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Can someone tell me why the MAX was a bad idea? I mean to me it makes perfect sense for them to developed it.

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by Aviation737
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout
Replies: 134
Views: 29092

Re: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout

Wow some people are really salty about the 737 and Boeing

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by Aviation737
Sat Nov 23, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout
Replies: 134
Views: 29092

Re: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout

Looks amazing! Congratz to Boeing!

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by Aviation737
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 family overtakes 737 family in total orders
Replies: 114
Views: 16803

Re: A320 family overtakes 737 family in total orders

It's been a sad year as a Boeing fan...
But nonetheless congratz to Airbus!!!

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by Aviation737
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets
Replies: 204
Views: 37348

Re: Southwest, a stalwart Boeing 737 MAX customer, eyes other jets

Why is no one talking about them getting the E2s? Why is everyone so certain that they will get the A220? With the E2 becoming a Boeing product soon wouldnt it be a contender?

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by Aviation737
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 675667

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

I would like to ask why didn't the solution proposed by Boeing after the Lion Air crash work?

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by Aviation737
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 540
Views: 127409

Re: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

Why would SQ get this plane if they already have the 777x on order? Same with British Airways or any airlines that already chosen the 777x

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by Aviation737
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 675667

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

One of the safest airplanes ever to fly is arrogant for me and it implies that the MAX always has been safe. One or two posters likely would call his words hyperbole, click-bait or BS if they were not pro. And, of course any interpretation you make is not allowed unless its on the pro side. You cou...

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by Aviation737
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing website updated to match FR's Boeing 737MAX200 rename
Replies: 116
Views: 9499

Re: 737-8200?

I like how people are blaming Boeing for this. If you want to blame someone you should blame Ryanair instead since they are the one who decides the livery. Not to mention, why are people even angry that the MAX is having a name change anyway?

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by Aviation737
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flyadeal cancels 737 max Commitment
Replies: 72
Views: 16066

Re: Flydeal cancels 737 max order

That's a shame. The MAX would have looked good on their livery. So will they switch to the neos now?

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by Aviation737
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 1441
Views: 374642

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Is there a photo of the cockpit yet?

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by Aviation737
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2019 Orders
Replies: 486
Views: 137264

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders

Azerbaijan Airlines has cancelled 10 737MAX8 aircraft http://newsinflight.com/2019/06/03/azerbaijan-airline-azal-has-cancelled-boeing-737maxs-on-order-valued-1billion/ Not cancelled but postponed. https://www.reuters.com/article/boeing-azerbaijan/corrected-azeri-airline-azal-to-postpone-1-bln-contr...

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by Aviation737
Tue May 28, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 71461

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

What are the chances that there will be MAX orders during the airshow?

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by Aviation737
Sat May 18, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 419477

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/si ... s-11542090
They are still committed to the aircraft.
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Update from Silkair on their MAX orders.
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/si ... s-11542090
They are still committed to the aircraft.

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by Aviation737
Thu May 16, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 419477

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Does anyone know when the grounding will be lifted?

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by Aviation737
Wed May 15, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 419477

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Knowing what we know at this point you won't see me on a MAX anytime soon. I don't even think that is an issue as I doubt we see then return to service in 2019. Boeing thru the whole process sacrificed safety to rush this plane on the market. $ over innocent peoples lives. Hope the executives sleep...

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by Aviation737
Mon May 13, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar airways is drastically simplifying its fleet (plan)
Replies: 58
Views: 16900

Re: Qatar airways is drastically simplifying its fleet (plan)

So is Qatar still gonna receive the 787s that were meant for Air Italy?

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by Aviation737
Mon May 06, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?
Replies: 369
Views: 50401

Re: Something wrong with Boeing's safety culture?

People here are making it seem that Boeing purposely made the MAX unsafe for the sake of profit which I think is complete bullshit. Even if Boeing was to only care about the profit they wouldn't have forsaken safety either since all this bad PR isn't making them any at all. Not to mention Boeing sho...

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by Aviation737
Sat May 04, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air 737 runway overrun into river at NAS Jacksonville
Replies: 247
Views: 44602

Re: Miami Air 737 runway overrun into river at NAS Jacksonville

Yet another 737 runway overrun. Why do these incidents always seem to be on that aircraft? Higher approach speeds vs other aircraft? Could be that the sheer number of 737’s in service increase the odds of an incident. Can’t really say the aircraft is at fault until all the facts are in. I see 7008 ...

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by Aviation737
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Boeing could turn down AA/WN request and proceed with a clean sheet design. Narrowbody orders are ongoing, so loss of even a big customer is not the end of the world. Cash flow could be difficult if NG orders would go down, but that is a whole different story. Except, more 737's are deployed outsid...

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by Aviation737
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47824683
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Here's an article by BBC on how Boeing can regain trust.
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47824683

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by Aviation737
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

This is a good article by Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-reconstruction-insi/how-excess-speed-hasty-commands-and-flawed-software-doomed-an-ethiopian-airlines-737-max-idUSKCN1RH0FJ A key sensor had been wrecked, possibly by a bird strike. As soon as they retracted the l...

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by Aviation737
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Why is the manual trim so much of a problem now? Doesn't the NG have the same trim system as the MAX? ( Other than the fact that the MAX have the MCAS System)

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by Aviation737
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 752989

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

So the question that I have is why were the crew of the previous Lion Air fight (the flight before JT610) were able to save the plane while the Ethiopian flight didn't? To me, both flights seem they were in similar conditions as both flight crews managed to turn off the stab trim switches according ...

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by Aviation737
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 752989

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Wait so the pilots didn't follow Boeing's procedure at all?

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by Aviation737
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 752989

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Seriously - specific training? This is part of basic training on any aircraft and I'm sure Pilots do this in the simulator all the time. Drop the nose or apply power and pick up the wing that drops with the rudder (if it drops). If a pilot can't do this they would never be allowed to Solo a Cessna....

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by Aviation737
Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Has Boeing Been So Reluctant To Build A New Narrowbody?
Replies: 127
Views: 18221

Re: Why Has Boeing Been So Reluctant To Build A New Narrowbody?

Because multiple airlines didn't want to wait for a new clean sheet design. Especially Southwest and American which threatened to switch to Airbus. Boeing didn't have a choice. They could either design an entirely clean sheet design and potentially lose their major customers to their rival or do a s...

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by Aviation737
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China agrees to buy 290 Airbus A320 planes, 10 A350s
Replies: 135
Views: 22826

Re: China agrees to buy 290 Airbus A320 planes, 10 A350s

This order is probably in the works for months already. I bet they started talking even before the first MAX crash happen.

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by Aviation737
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China agrees to buy 290 Airbus A320 planes, 10 A350s
Replies: 135
Views: 22826

Re: China agrees to buy 290 Airbus A320 planes, 10 A350s

I'm guessing this is for the NEOs right?

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by Aviation737
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I bet people would completely forget about this in 1 or 2 years. I mean if half the world's future narrowbody fleet in the future being the MAX, it would be pretty difficult to keep avoiding it in the future. If Boeing really goes for a new clean-sheet design they will be really shooting themselves...

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by Aviation737
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

"Boeing won't have any aircraft to compete against the NEOs" is your reason for continuing with a flawed design? :banghead: It is ridiculous that people are thinking the MAX is a flawed design. The only issue that I can see that Boeing screwed up on is the MCAS system which will be fix an...

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by Aviation737
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I wouldn’t be surprised if Lion Air is next to cancel their MAX order. I’m sure Boeing is crossing their fingers right about now that the Chinese carriers don’t get any ideas. [First of all they have to rename the plane. Anything with "MAX" -attached to it will more or less equal to "...

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by Aviation737
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I wouldn’t be surprised if Lion Air is next to cancel their MAX order. I’m sure Boeing is crossing their fingers right about now that the Chinese carriers don’t get any ideas. They and others should. The 737MAX is unsafe and never will be safe. It is aerodynamically fatally flawed and only got into...

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by Aviation737
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 752989

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

Have the investigators confirmed that the crash was due to MCAS?

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by Aviation737
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 616268

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-crash-exclusive/exclusive-cockpit-voice-recorder-of-doomed-lion-air-jet-depicts-pilots-frantic-search-for-fix-sources-idUSKCN1R10FB More details on front page of Reuters right now “They didn’t seem to know the trim was moving down,” the third source said...

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by Aviation737
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 752989

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

What I don't get is why didn't the other countries aviation authorities spot the problem also? Since it is their duty to certify whether the 737 MAX is safe to fly over their airspace. Did all of the aviation authorities miss out the MCAS issue? Probably not helped by understanding that MCAS would ...

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by Aviation737
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 752989

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

What I don't get is why didn't the other countries aviation authorities spot the problem also? Since it is their duty to certify whether the 737 MAX is safe to fly over their airspace. Did all of the aviation authorities miss out the MCAS issue?

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by Aviation737
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

There must be a reason why Boeing and the FAA didn't tell airlines about the MCAS system and I don't think it is because of profits like what some people might say. They must have decided that the change between the NG and the MAX must not be that drastic that it warrants pilots to know. I still don...

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by Aviation737
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to consider Airbus models
Replies: 62
Views: 15646

Re: Kenya Airways to consider Airbus models

Is there any silver lining for Boeing? As a Boeing fan it hurts to see that some airlines might cancel their orders especially after how well they did last year

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by Aviation737
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756927

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

I like how people are still unhappy with Boeing and the FAA even after they grounded the MAX... I guess some people can't be pleased

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