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by Spetsnaz55
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... nt-of-ntsb
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How dare that NTSB endorse those max half ass fixes..

They must be in bed with the FAA. Oh and with EASA and the Candian authorities.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... nt-of-ntsb

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by Spetsnaz55
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Still foggy in Everett but not as bad. I have a feeling it will be delayed again

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by Spetsnaz55
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

The only way to "go forward" is for Boeing to cancel the MAX, or for the government to deny certification. They have to design and build NSA now, and not be allowed to continue this MAX charade. The only way that happens if the US government offers direct financial support to Boeing Comme...

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by Spetsnaz55
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

https://mobile.twitter.com/b777xlovers/ ... 0724021248



Yeah i figured it would. It is really foggy here today plus all the wildfire smoke. Visibility at the plant is maybe like 40 feet
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VCVSpotter wrote:
777-9 N779XZ first flight delayed to tomorrow (Thursday Sept 17).

https://mobile.twitter.com/b777xlovers/ ... 0724021248



Yeah i figured it would. It is really foggy here today plus all the wildfire smoke. Visibility at the plant is maybe like 40 feet

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

Considering how many other agencies have signed off on this after their own testing and requirements having been implemented, "the optics" would not be good for any of them in such a scenario. What other agencies have signed off and approved the Max? nobody yet !? FAA EASA and Canadian av...

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by Spetsnaz55
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

N779XY pretty much reached San Francisco for the first time before turning around just now.

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by Spetsnaz55
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Yep. I meant 1659 lol

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by Spetsnaz55
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

1660 then 1668 then 1672 1674 1677 1680 1682 are all 777x

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by Spetsnaz55
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Hi VCV. Not wishing to pour water on your bonfire flames here as it's clear the 777X flight test program is very exciting for you, but just looking over the past week's worth of posts it's mostly nothing but flightaware alert links. Whilst the notifications of the upcoming first flights are newswor...

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by Spetsnaz55
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

That flightaware link is a max7. Im watching it live. There are currently no Max 8 in the air doing flight tests Check this one (not looking like a Max though): https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE701/history/20200909/1933Z/KMWH/KPDT That is the same plane. Boeing livery 737 max 7. It flew over ...

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by Spetsnaz55
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

It seems that they are now flying another test on a 738: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE701 Again similar to Transport Canada, some flights in the MAX-7 prototype, others in a "borrowed" MAX-8. That flightaware link is a max7. Im watching it live. There are currently no Max 8 in t...

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues
Replies: 179
Views: 37197

Re: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues

Dominic tweeted about a new issue with the horizontal stabilizers now found which are completed in Salt Lake City

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

Max 7 in the air on its way to YVR to pick up EASA officials

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by Spetsnaz55
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 37295

Re: Boeing 747 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

N623UP will be out the door any day now.

Anyone know why N624UP wasn't used and went straight to 25?

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by Spetsnaz55
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

The weight also has 787 on it. That mean genx weighs 17k to? Doubt it

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by Spetsnaz55
Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

WH001/N779XW scheduled out https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE1 Scheduled to go to PAE, but likely an error and going to MWH. Looked like it was going to cancel since it was an hour late so I didn’t bother posting it this morning lol. 777-9 N779XW filed MWH-BFI 2PM - 2:30PM as BOE1. https://fli...

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by Spetsnaz55
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Wonder when xy gonna fly again. Been a while.

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by Spetsnaz55
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

She's in the air

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by Spetsnaz55
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

According to Bloomberg, Boeing looking into synthetic airspeed for the Max What the hell? This is a fake news. The synthetic airspeed needs angle of attack information. Otherwise you display the GPS (ground speed). It is done on the 787. In addition the Ethiopian pilot flew beyond VMO/MMO. It was n...

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by Spetsnaz55
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

According to Bloomberg, Boeing looking into synthetic airspeed for the Max

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by Spetsnaz55
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Considers Closing 787 Production in WA
Replies: 160
Views: 24144

Re: Boeing Considers Closing 787 Production in WA

The study will be over end of septemeber. And this isn't just a political move. They will be moving SC and that was always their plan ever since SC plant opened

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by Spetsnaz55
Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 767 makes emergency landing at LAX
Replies: 132
Views: 25441

Re: FedEx plane makes emergency landing at LAX

How old was the plane?

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by Spetsnaz55
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

All 3 are in the air That is great news. It implies the fleet will start acquiring about 70 hours, but not immediately. It takes a few weeks to induct an aircraft into the flight test program and ensure the team is up to speed. A fourth aircraft will join the 777x test fleet soon: https://simplefly...

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by Spetsnaz55
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

All 3 are in the air

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by Spetsnaz55
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

1587 moving to flightline from main factory

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by Spetsnaz55
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Saw flight test 1 first flight in person and this one. Gets better every time haha

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by Spetsnaz55
Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Just finished rto

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by Spetsnaz55
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Flight test 3 is online

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by Spetsnaz55
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 177
Views: 29102

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

I'm probably going to be laid off...

Bad time for aviation

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

First Quatar 779 line 1656 is finally in final assembly position.

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by Spetsnaz55
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Emirates 777-9 A6-EZQ has rolled out of final assembly, seen parked next to ANA 777-9 JA071A at delivery center https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Edur6mKU4AA6n7y?format=jpg&name=large ... https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/1286811265394855936?s=20 Does anybody know the line number for A6-EZQ? 1642 ...

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by Spetsnaz55
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

First Quatar folding tips are installed. Looking good

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by Spetsnaz55
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

I know we are still a long ways out. But. I wonder what all those guys that were so sure this plane will never fly again, I wonder how they feel now.

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by Spetsnaz55
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Where is VCVspotter lol. N779XX is in the air.

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by Spetsnaz55
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 563
Views: 90658

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

A max 8 and max 9 are also in the air testing

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by Spetsnaz55
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Its ground speed just now was 145 knots.. how much more slower can it get? Just curious

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by Spetsnaz55
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naples, Fl (APF)...woman knocked off bike by jet blast !
Replies: 30
Views: 4720

Re: Naples, Fl (APF)...woman knocked off bike by jet blast !

Well this is getting interesting

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

As mentioned by RobK on the Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020, the first 777-9 for Qatar Airways, A7-BKA (LN1656), will roll out of the factory soon. As a side note, it looks like N779XX once again turned back today before reaching the Oregon-California border. https://flightaware.com/li...

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

As mentioned by RobK on the Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020, the first 777-9 for Qatar Airways, A7-BKA (LN1656), will roll out of the factory soon. As a side note, it looks like N779XX once again turned back today before reaching the Oregon-California border. https://flightaware.com/li...

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

As mentioned by RobK on the Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020, the first 777-9 for Qatar Airways, A7-BKA (LN1656), will roll out of the factory soon. As a side note, it looks like N779XX once again turned back today before reaching the Oregon-California border. https://flightaware.com/li...

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Jun 02, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Weird that the tail got painted. It was matching white until very recently Boeing always paint the tail on their basic white test liveries, they are advertising the aircraft. It was white before because it hadn’t gone into paint yet. It was painted white same time as the airplane. Airplane remained...

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Weird that the tail got painted. It was matching white until very recently

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by Spetsnaz55
Sat May 30, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volga-Dnepr suing Boeing over freighters it couldnt commit to but now wants
Replies: 42
Views: 11592

Re: Volga-Dnepr suing Boeing over freighters it couldnt commit to but now wants

No wonder they aren't flying into Paine field anymore on their Antonov doing deliveries...

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue May 19, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

The plan was for the production line to continue to be able to build 77W, 77F or 779 using mobile tooling. I'm not sure you could say the transition will be in one year. You'd have to measure the time for the first 779 to enter production to the time the last 77W/77F exits production. CV19 is also ...

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue May 19, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Flight test 4 has engines on now. That makes all 4 flight test planes with engines . 3 is coming out any day now Ok thank you for the update, I’ll go and update the spreadsheet in a bit to add that. Your last comment said that 3 is coming out, was it in a hanger or do you mean first flight? Thanks ...

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by Spetsnaz55
Tue May 19, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Flight test 4 has engines on now.

That makes all 4 flight test planes with engines .

3 is coming out any day now

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by Spetsnaz55
Fri May 15, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

According to Matt Cawby. N779xw lost its trailing cone yesterday lol

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by Spetsnaz55
Thu May 14, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1657
Views: 312910

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

And it's over the pacific.. so cool

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