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Revelation wrote:
kayik wrote:
RR is hit badly and the CEO is the first one to leave the company for another opportunity.
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... s-aviation

Typo: CFO, not CEO.


Thanks for correction

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by kayik
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 255483

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... s-aviation
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RR is hit badly and the CEO is the first one to leave the company for another opportunity.
https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... s-aviation

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by kayik
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57786

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

Some of those 400 undelivered aircraft are sitting deserted for over a year now. 6 months on average. It is said that It will take about a year to deliver those. If there will be a RTS, september earliest, it means another 7 months. Why would an airline accept a two year old airplane, modified, whil...

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by kayik
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Subsidiaries File For Bankruptcy
Replies: 2
Views: 723

Re: Norwegian Air Subsidiaries File For Bankruptcy

Ooops, sorry for that, I did not see the other topic although I checked. Pls delete this one...

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by kayik
Tue Apr 21, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Subsidiaries File For Bankruptcy
Replies: 2
Views: 723

Norwegian Air Subsidiaries File For Bankruptcy

https://onemileatatime.com/norwegian-ai ... ZH6jSCCZwY
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Things don't look good here. Is it the inevitable?

https://onemileatatime.com/norwegian-ai ... ZH6jSCCZwY

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by kayik
Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France planes' names
Replies: 71
Views: 13246

Re: Air France planes' names

TK names them for ages, however, they seem to be short of names recently. This one was called ANKARA, she rests in Paris. You must all remember TK 981 and 346 souls lost. 346 must be like π for American aeronautic engineering. https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81u8v-zsQnL._AC_SL1500_....

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by kayik
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020
Replies: 463
Views: 73689

Re: Will history remember the MAX as a mistake?

A company that speculates it knows what the customer wants before it wants it is taking on a big risk (ref: A380). Lets not forget that the same company became world's leading aircraft producer in just 40 years by introducing a product nobody asked for and ever dreamed of. Taking risks can be very ...

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by kayik
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020
Replies: 463
Views: 73689

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

Market value is down to $110B from $192B in a month. The loan they want to withdraw now is more than 10% of the company value.

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by kayik
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation March 2020
Replies: 153
Views: 17305

Re: Turkish Aviation March 2020

New Orleans?

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by kayik
Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020
Replies: 463
Views: 73689

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

Volkswagon had to pay 15.6 b usd to settle its pollution scandal in usa . No one was killed in this scandal. Time for payback . Indonesia and Ethiopia should demand atleast 30 b usd each for the fraud perpetuated by Boeing resulting in 350 deaths. Other countries should also demand atleast 10 b eac...

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by kayik
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 183340

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

TK customer relations makes an announcement saying that anybody who had been to China, S.Korea, Iran, Italy and Iraq in the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter the country. I thought this could not be true, my wife said she listened to it on the phone when she called TK yesterday.

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by kayik
Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling
Replies: 170
Views: 13714

Re: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling

The Government hasn't as such violated any of its own laws, the Judges have made a link between two pieces of legislation i.e. the Paris accord where nations agreed to cut emissions and the bill to build the 3rd runway and said that the Govt needs to clearly state how it will build a 3rd runway whi...

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by kayik
Fri Feb 28, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling
Replies: 170
Views: 13714

Re: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling

Regarding being an aviation enthusiast, I always appreciate quality rather than quantity. I couldn't care less about 3000 new A320NEOs or whatever. More is not always better. If you're unfamiliar with overtourism, try to spend a weekend in London or Paris or whatever European major city of your cho...

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by kayik
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

1. Lightning strike juat before landing, FO was focused on the electronics. 2. The tower informed the pilots about the 2 planes that chose to go around before them, in turkish. Dutch FO did not understand it. Captain did. 3. Tail wind was below the tolerance limits. 4. Pilots saw the plane took off ...

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by kayik
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

FDR and CVR says it is the runway, not the pilots according ro Turkish media.

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by kayik
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

So if this is true, can someone corellate whether the 6th row would have been at the fuselage break? It would only go so far to attribute the deaths in the 737 breaking up as the rear section also broke. Again, we will not get the whole story until the investigation is complete. But now is the time...

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by kayik
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

So, the 16g thing is not a joke.

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by kayik
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

3 ladies lost their lives. Media says they were sitting side by side on the 6th row. Not sure how accurate is this info but better to note the 6th row on 737. Trapped between seats.

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by kayik
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

3 deceased.

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by kayik
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

ACCS300 wrote:
Although the 737-800 has higher landing speeds, small gear, less ability to flare I'm sure there's something 'off' with Pegasus' training for this airport as many other 737-800s from other carriers don't seem to have this problem at SAW.


SAW is the Pegasus hub.

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by kayik
Wed Feb 05, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)

171+6. 52 injured, 2 pilots are in critical condition.

says the Turkish press

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by kayik
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: PC2193 runway overrun at Instanbul (SAW)

The cliff at the end of the runway is quite steep. right after the runway there is concrete bank for landing lights, followed by a road, another concrete wall, construction road, a ditch and the highway wall. Probably the plane came to an halt by the wall. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EQBnUxbXsAIsHz_...

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by kayik
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus Airlines Flight PC2193 Runway Overrun at Istanbul (SAW)
Replies: 290
Views: 49650

Re: PC2193 runway overrun at Instanbul (SAW)

177 on board, no casualties so far. Thunderstorm, probable aqua planning.

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by kayik
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155835

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

I think that he meant China as a new player in the near future rather than an opportunity.

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by kayik
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2020
Replies: 191
Views: 19717

Re: Turkish Aviation January 2020

TK787 wrote:
https://twitter.com/JenSchuld/status/1220834562218946560

I could find this photo of the 3rd TK 787 at KPAE, number 10, partially painted/no engines.
Number 11 should be days behind.


So far, non of them were produced in Charleston.

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by kayik
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash
Replies: 778
Views: 115447

Re: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash

I am really sorry for everybody on that flight. What is the cosr of Garmin pilot for i-pad? 200 dollars? I sail and I have my charts on every device I have. I am having difficulties to comprehend this.

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by kayik
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80806

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020 at 10am (weather permitting)

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EPJWXyLXkAA ... name=small
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first airborne picture

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EPJWXyLXkAA ... name=small

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by kayik
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

Revelation wrote:
The quote from the text dump was the 737 "airplane is designed by clowns, who are in turn supervised by monkeys" and was from a Boeing employee so IMO is not a reference to the FAA.

I tend to agree on that.

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by kayik
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/new-boeing-ceo-calhoun-says-employee-confidence-is-shaken-my-job-is-to-restore-it/ has Seattle Time's take on Calhoun's presser given today at the BCA campus in Seattle. While acknowledging that the design of the MAX’s new flight control system...

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by kayik
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

That DM's strategy looks like an epic fail, we know by hindsight. One year ago, he took a bet, kind of “betting the company”, that the “too big to fail” mantra, along with big friends, will save the Max from grounding or, if things go really wrong, will quickly allow its RTS no matter what. I suppo...

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by kayik
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

At Around 1:15 PM Boeing shares hit the bottom at $302. Five minutes after that 3 pieces of news were released and stock price rose to $312. Boeing wants to resume production of 737 Max months before the planes return to service Boeing CEO says return of 737 Max was delayed further because it recomm...

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by kayik
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

Something happened. Boeing lost over $6 billion value in the last 5 minutes.

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by kayik
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2020
Replies: 191
Views: 19717

Re: Turkish Aviation January 2020

With competitive pricing, AnadoluJet can do really well at SAW I reckon. If and when AnadoluJet ends up with a fleet of 57 738s, the average fleet age will be around 13 years. (I am assuming they will inherit most of the aged 738s in TK's red tail fleet). Do you really think they can adequately com...

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by kayik
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

Xtra is suspected to deliver a miscalibrated AoA sensor to Lion Air. FAA shut Xtra down, just before the senate hearings, on the basis of following: Xtra failed to complete and retain records in accordance with procedures in its repair station manual to support parts on its capability list. The comp...

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by kayik
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

If . . . * MCAS 2.0 is so much better than 1.0; * and it should be, other wise the thing will never ever leave the ground with fare paying pax; * and now Boeing realizes that even MCAS 2.0 require much better training, including sim sessions, . . . how on earth can you continue your line that ET pi...

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by kayik
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

Bottom of page 3, Forkner instructing Morrisond. :)

Top of page 3, Forkner says he is pressurized. Probably, at some stage, he will be asked to elaborate on this.

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by kayik
Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

At the bottom of page 98 they forgot to delete the names. It is Patrik Gustavsson and Neil I-Foy. If I found the right guy, Neil used to work for Boeing at the time he now is the owner of Fenix industrial simulators in Canada.

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by kayik
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

1.Ikea to pay $46 million to family whose son was killed by a dresser that toppled onto him after the historic recall of 29 miilon chests. 2.VW case 3.DM's compensation 4. Ralph Nader saying "I will never let Boeing forget Samya" 5.People like Paul Njogore who lost his whole family in ET c...

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by kayik
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential for A321 XLR
Replies: 130
Views: 22603

Re: Potential for A321 XLR

Does anyone know if the XLR can fly Santiago-Easter Island ? It's a six hour flight, so easily within range of even a normal LR. Not sure on ETOPS considerations though. There's no possibility of refuelling in IPC looks like there is now https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/p/AF1QipMumKx-MRGw1CnRzPLuV...

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by kayik
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

I am sure it is more detailed than this when it goes beyond an excusable delay Article 10. Termination of Purchase Agreements for Certain Events. 10.1 Termination. If either party (i) ceases doing business as a going concern, or suspends all or substantially all its business operations, or makes an ...

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by kayik
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191360

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

In fact, it will likely become worse because ending the program will result in more contracts being broken (for the bulk of the backlog, the only issue will be timing of delivery, with most seeing little or no delay as production is ramped up again). Are there any contracts public enough to know th...

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by kayik
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 745457

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended

I am afraid “the past is prologue” is a thing of the past, at least for certain matters. There have been many comparisons of the MAX to the DC-10 and the Comet and comparisons of the reactions to the MAX situation of the authorities, the public, international agencies and the like to the failures o...

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by kayik
Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 745457

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended

I imagine the world will want to see US airlines fly them first, then the rest of the Western Hemisphere. Europe will follow close behind. China may be the last to authorize flights. 33 Southwest Airlines 18 United Airlines 13 American Airlines 3 Alaska Airlines 67 US airlines 16 Boeing 15 GOL Airl...

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by kayik
Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 745457

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended

I am dumbfounded that the stock hasn’t tanked. You have not 40 but 400 planes in inventory. Yikes. Some questions (1) Is there a list somewhere of which customers are due to get these 400 jets? (2) Is there some flexibility. For instance if China takes another year to approve the MAX to fly, can so...

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by kayik
Wed Dec 25, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO
Replies: 300
Views: 39144

Re: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO

Revelation wrote:
It all depends on what are in the released documents/texts. They could be more co-workers vending over a few Grey Gooses or it could be a true smoking gun kind of thing.

One problem for Boeing is that they are running out of people to fire...


Children and drunk always tell the truth.

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by kayik
Wed Dec 25, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 745457

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended

Good read, thank you. Boeing may wish to discuss the issue with you further, offline. :D

TaromA380 wrote:
I wonder if ever someone will look at who was the chief engineer in 2011 who set the trap on tracks?


John Hamilton was the chief engineer.

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by kayik
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO
Replies: 300
Views: 39144

Re: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO

Please have a look at the list of Boeing shareholders, they are either investment companies or mutual funds making up 70%. The rest is held more then 2500 institutions whoever they are. Less the 1% is attributed to real people, DM being the major one. Boeing is Wall Street. They don't even know how...

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by kayik
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 745457

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended

Boeing really needs an Oscar Munoz to come in. Doesn't really matter if he has experience in the industry. They need someone to come in and put a stop to the PR hemorrhage nightmare. Someone to come in and say "The past is the past - our process is broken and that broken process failed our cus...

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by kayik
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO
Replies: 300
Views: 39144

Re: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO

A CEO is a leader; -not someone who does "whatever" perfectly -but someone who gets "whatever" done perfectly. The second one is called managerial skills. It does not matter whether you are a historian or engineer or accountant or psychologist, etc; as long as you have the skill....

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