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by Ertro
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inching towards a collapse of the leasing industry
Replies: 56
Views: 15144

Re: Inching towards a collapse of the leasing industry

I think that there is an option to get out of this crisis with minimal impact on investors. Equity will need to be converted into debt and the impacted companies would have to enter a new type of bankruptcy, a hibernating bankruptcy. Everything stops: paychecks, debt repayments, payments to supplie...

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by Ertro
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57350

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020

Even EASA accepts that a review without MCAS requires a specially modified frame where the programming is removed. ... In all the months after the bit flip disaster and the reprogramming of the flight computers, such an a/c could have been prepared, that they chose not to, says to me that they know...

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by Ertro
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57350

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020

Well said. I'd go further and say, competent aircraft manufacturers go beyond the minimum to meet certification requirements. In the case of the Max, Boeing skirted the requirements for a critical system at just about every turn in the process. In what example of a "competent aircraft manufact...

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by Ertro
Fri May 22, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155164

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

FAA deciding it won't approve current gen cockpits on new clean sheets I am somehow perplexed how this statement has been developing. I could be very wrong but I have the impression that this started at some press interview of somebody not actually from FAA at all and then that very ambiguous press...

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by Ertro
Tue May 05, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Richard Aboulafia: China Won’t Rescue Embraer.
Replies: 43
Views: 6119

Re: Richard Aboulafia: China Won’t Rescue Embraer.

I remember pretty similar thoughts were prevalent in the press when China bought the car manufacturer Volvo in 2010. China sucking the company dry and starting to manufacture some chinese designed cheap knockoffs which they try to flock to west misusing the memories of the brand name. Nothing like t...

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by Ertro
Fri May 01, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 147757

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

And who said it has to be sold right now ?!? What good is going to come to a company which has no clear direction and a position in a future world at all. You seem to care a lot about the sale price when from some point of view that is completely irrelevant. That money is going to the old shareowne...

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by Ertro
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stock market total disconnect
Replies: 47
Views: 2436

Re: Stock market total disconnect

Waterbomber2 wrote:
Why are governments propping Wall Street rather than Main Street?


Crisis is excellent time to increase ones wealth. That requires a lot of very cheap targets to buy and a lot of funds to buy them. Collapsing main street provides the targets to buy and propping up wall street provides the funds.

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by Ertro
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Are you in the UK? If you are, or within an EU nation, try listening CBS NYC via their site and see what happens. I’ve tried to attach a screenshot, but it is not working. https://1010wins.radio.com/ I don't quite understand your position. Are you against if somebody in far away countries wants to ...

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by Ertro
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Can any of the EU cheerleaders explain to me why it is a good thing that EU citizens cannot listen to US radio stations online? I had no idea there is any problem listening to US internet radio stations as I do that all the time myself. I went to check and chose one station at random and again had ...

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by Ertro
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

You will most likely find that due to the decrees in trade it is actually a blessing in disguise once trade starts to get back to normal in about 12-15 months after the lifting of restrictions due to the slower pace of imports/exports both the EU/UK will have more flexibility to see what works and ...

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by Ertro
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57350

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

No - it was something incredibly remote. No one would have caught it in the initial certification. The odds of those specific 5 bits flipping are probably orders of magnitude less likely than 3 pitot tubes all freezing at the same time. You are still fooled by the Boeing jedi mind tricks. Actually ...

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by Ertro
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57350

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

morrisond wrote:
What I wrote isn't wrong - it was a relatively easy fix until the bit flip issue surfaced - hence why the Canadian regulator suggested - why not just let it fly without MCAS.


So somebody thought it was an easy fix until they found out it wasn't.

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by Ertro
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020
Replies: 432
Views: 60091

Re: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020

Name me one Major Economist other than David Rosenberg (A Canadian) who has been warning of a recession pre-Covid. "There is a significant chance the world economy is headed for a recession in 2019, according to Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman .... I think that there is a quite good...

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by Ertro
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

I would expect ALL champions to have an equal opportunity. ... I just don’t like the greed and unfairness shown in the competition It is nice that you think UEFA members to be equal. Wouldn't it be silly if one UEFA member suddenly resigns from UEFA and then starts to think it at that moment rises ...

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by Ertro
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020
Replies: 463
Views: 73399

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

Speaking of FAA, and in particular FAA chief Dickson: “ We’re working though the last few software review and documentation issues and then I think within a matter of a few weeks we should be seeing a certification flight ,” Dickson said at a Washington aviation conference. Ref: https://www.bloombe...

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by Ertro
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020
Replies: 463
Views: 73399

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

It is a problem if there exist something that can be said to be objective proof that something does not conform to regulations. I don't think it is raising the bar or an opportunity. Previously there was no objective proof and now there is proof for both the problem existing and also for the severit...

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by Ertro
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020
Replies: 463
Views: 73399

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

In this kind of topic where new data comes constantly to potentionally contradict previous datapoints it is silly to lock ones position so hard that there is even a need to claim consistency. 99% of writers have managed their position better meaning avoiding painting themselves into a corner where t...

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by Ertro
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

CAP is a pure handout, plain and simple. Can you show me a concrete Return on Investment of the other 47%? I cannot think of anything significant. Investment - RoI = handout Can you show me a concrete ROI calculation on any recent Brexiteer investment plans? Let's take the most visible one, investm...

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by Ertro
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95413

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

The general idea is figuring out how to explore the edges of the flight envelope without MCAS activation and without Boeing's help. I don't know where the "without Boeing's help" comes from. It would be totally foolish to do anything on real plane without Boeings test pilot on the other s...

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by Ertro
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95413

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

If MCAS was needed outside of the prescribed trigger conditions then how did the MAX pass the certification tests when MCAS only operated within those constraints? Not just one but at least 3 possible reasons: 1) Because the people who knew enough details of the system to understand everything were...

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by Ertro
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95413

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

The doubts are about the flight characteristics in the absence of MCAS IF THE PILOT ENTERS THE TRIGGER CONDITIONS FOR MCAS. The doubts are about flight characteristics in some parts of flight conditions where the plane needs to operate acceptably. We do not know whether MCAS trigger conditions are ...

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by Ertro
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95413

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

Two motivators thinkable ( either, or or both ): * Airframe behavior currently amended/wrapped by MCAS is a lot less harmless than any mealy mouthed PR would admit. * Boeing will never give in to any demand from unwashed EASA. That would be (perceived) a dam break for Boeing standing in crotch deep...

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by Ertro
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

For the EU there are a number of options to have a deal with a 3rd country. The priority for the EU was to uphold the Good Friday Agreement, that has been taken care of in the divorce agreement. So now it is up to the UK what kind of deal they want: As you have mentioned, the EU. has prepared itsel...

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by Ertro
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

it says the EU is placing unreasonable demands to achieve a trade deal compared to international standards, geography has nothing to do with it about attracting investment if its 30mi away or 30000mi away Cost of shipping across vast geographical distance acts as a natural tariff on trade. EU can a...

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by Ertro
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Gov May Stop Engine, Avionics Deliveries to C919
Replies: 88
Views: 17353

Re: US Gov May Stop Engine, Avionics Deliveries to C919

This will only cause further development of key industries outside the US scope Sure - engine building and aircraft building is easy. Anybody can do it! Don't think it is only aircraft industry which reads newspapers and takes notice what is going on in the world. Many other branches of industry co...

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by Ertro
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95413

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

I get the feeling that Boeing really does not like anybody test flying the plane. I cannot understand the strong feelings in some writings in any other way. Either he flies or not, who cares? It is his decision. He wants personally see what is the problem so that there is no grand mistake. Good for ...

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by Ertro
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!
Replies: 87
Views: 10679

Re: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!

This happens because.... There is no mystery to this This is exactly what everybody thinks. The problem is that nobody writes the explanation in any way that are similar to nobody else and violent disagreement follows. Because it’s true Yeah. It is true, but the problem is that your explanation doe...

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by Ertro
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!
Replies: 87
Views: 10679

Re: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!

Karlsands wrote:
This happens because.... There is no mystery to this


This is exactly what everybody thinks. The problem is that nobody writes the explanation in any way that are similar to nobody else and violent disagreement follows.

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by Ertro
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!
Replies: 87
Views: 10679

Re: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!

Another very simple question which almost nobody can answer thoroughly is why a small single or twin-engine propeller airplane which experiences an engine failure just after taking off into headwind is prone to stalling immediately after it has first stabilized its airspeed going forward and then tr...

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by Ertro
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155164

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

You missed the part about the headline "Boeing head of sales still discounts narrowbodies as mid-market answer" He totally contradicts himself in that article. Talking out of both sides of his mouth. There is no contradiction. He said narrowbodies lack comfort. That is not a showstopper h...

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by Ertro
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

If that is the communication strategy it is not going to work for long. EU is not going to allow BoJo to publicly speak one thing and have papers he signed to say something else. This border issue is going to be clarified quite shortly and EU is going to demand BoJo publicly either acknowledge what ...

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by Ertro
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Yes, This is pretty close to brexit. Some people want to blame EU when EU had nothing to do with the problem. In this case EU has worked exceptionally well all around for a very long time and every try to put some blame on EU is just not understanding the issue and how well and with minimal interfer...

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by Ertro
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

... There was no directive. Politicians did not get involved. They only pointed to a perceived problem and make a plead for industry to solve the problem. And the industry did solve the problem. Except Apple still wanted to be different and try their best to hijack people into Apple ecosystem by eg...

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by Ertro
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Move into standard charging connector happened in industry starting in 2009 and at that time the standard which everybody including Apple agreed was micro-USB https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/mobile-phones/5685514/Manufacturers-agree-on-standard-phone-charger.html I am not an expert on Apple s...

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by Ertro
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Can some brexiteer give an example of some hypothetical new UK standard and in which practical situation it is hoped to be adopted by outsiders so that this causes some benefit to UK. To me this sounds like just some gorilla-style-chest-pounding "we can make standards too and get them adopted&q...

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by Ertro
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

So what are their choices, let EU countries catch their fish for free, start building facilities to be able to sell frozen fish outside of the EU The last time I heard somebody who seemed to understand the problem is that building the freezing factory is expensive and there is no company that is in...

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by Ertro
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

The UK has to build its economy from scratch, not sure why that is so hard for those in the UK to understand. It is pretty obvious to observe and acknowledge that ship seems to be sailing on a course where UK has to build its economy from scratch.. However as you said, understanding really is hard....

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by Ertro
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

So fishing is .1% and most of that is owned by just a few people. What is the value to the people of the UK? Even to fishers? It is similar to the passport colour, symbolic and representing the UK being in control of its waters and their resources. However, if the UK is going to be outside of the E...

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by Ertro
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

The EU is probably one of the largest and least democratic governing institutions in the world. Yeah, you can say he's gotten to "participate" as a member of the European parliament, but the EU parliament itself is essentially powerless and toothless...so you have the veneer of democracy ...

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by Ertro
Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155164

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

Please read the JATR and NTSB reports and dig in on the recommendations for future aircraft testing and certification. ... There is quite a leap measured as number of hops first from NTSB/JATR reports to FAA/EASA regulation making bodies and then to FAA/EASA regulations interpretation bodies and th...

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by Ertro
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155164

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

The CEO can't have a full scale customer revolt. So his public announcement of a "clean sheet NMA design" is just his way of masking the work on the MAX replacement. If it is available in sizes equivalent to a MAX8, MAX10 and a larger variant he won't actually be lying. He could not be cl...

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by Ertro
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155164

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

I agree with you on the China not going outside if it has a viable alternative inside (C919) - that is why Boeing can't produce a me too aircraft if they want any chance to sell them inside China or to China's Silk Road Partners. It must be substantially better and more efficient. China will not be...

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by Ertro
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

There is a massive difference between actually having repeated referendums and having a RIGHT to have such thing. Actually having repeated referendums is very silly thing to do. Having even a single referendum on an issue that is not well defined is also silly. However there must be a RIGHT to have ...

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by Ertro
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2489
Views: 90403

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

So why not give all EU members a yearly referendum on whether they should stay in the EU or not? Germany could have an annual vote etc? Surely you’d support that to be democratic? I seem to have forgotten. What was the date when UK asked EU for a permission to hold the referendum? I have no recolle...

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by Ertro
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190479

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

Seriously the only quotations we have from the Boeing employees regarding the FAA are the ones where I believe it was Forkner saying he “Jedi mind-tricked” them. That’s it. No monkeys, no bananas, and no anything else. Not quite. They did say that the response by them to technical presentations was...

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by Ertro
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190479

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

Why would Boeing design MCAS for a 10 second cycle duration, when you expect them to shut it down after three seconds (because that in Boeings mind would constitute to a trim runaway). Let alone design it for multiple 10 second cycles (MCAS 1.0 that is). By designing in the 10 second MCAS cycle, Bo...

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by Ertro
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190479

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

Why would Boeing design MCAS for a 10 second cycle duration, when you expect them to shut it down after three seconds (because that in Boeings mind would constitute to a trim runaway). Let alone design it for multiple 10 second cycles (MCAS 1.0 that is). By designing in the 10 second MCAS cycle, Bo...

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by Ertro
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160884

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Uk government now says that uk manufactoringing will be hit while rulesbwill be different uk EU. But the fault is on manufactoring while they have got 3 years to adjust :-) https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-sajid-javid-eu-deal-alignment-business-a9289506.html So while the differ...

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by Ertro
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190479

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

... I'm not sure that the FAA was giving them the option to build a new wingbox, longer gear, and keep all the old substandard stuff and still call it a 737. As Keesje points out, what was supposed to be the threshold of changes for complete review and compliance with current regulations? I am not ...

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by Ertro
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190479

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

You all look at this issue from benefit of hindsight that was not available at the time when decisions were made. Even if there would have not been any FAA rules affecting landing gear height it is totally possible that Boeing would not have done anything differently. It is pretty clear that at that...

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