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by seagulls2020
Tue May 26, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Shuttle plane
Replies: 11
Views: 3161

Shuttle plane

I was remembering Driving to Germany from the UK 7 years ago and taking a Euro tunnel shuttle train to France which carries your car. I was recently thinking if the same could be done for planes to carry holidaymaker's cars on intercontinental flights. Cargo aircraft today such as a C-130 Hercules a...

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by seagulls2020
Mon May 25, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Widebody supersonic airliners
Replies: 8
Views: 1812

Re: Widebody supersonic airliners

To get over this the plane should have a flatter design and variable wing sweep for better performance is sub/supersonic flight, like in the Boeing 2707 but is 10 economy seats abreast. Imagine even putting a 747-style hump on this futuristic skyship. Fuel efficiency is important in operating costs....

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by seagulls2020
Mon May 25, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Widebody supersonic airliners
Replies: 8
Views: 1812

Widebody supersonic airliners

To make supersonic air travel more economical, would it be possible to make future SST's widebodies with at least 7 economy seats abreast along with modern efficiency cruise technology to lower operating costs comparable to a conventional airliner such as a Boeing 78 Which airlines would operate suc...

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by seagulls2020
Fri May 22, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline industry without 9/11
Replies: 11
Views: 1518

Re: Airline industry without 9/11

Who knows. Something worse could have happened.

Nevertheless, i think boeing would have gone ahead with the sonic cruiser along with classic aircraft retirements such as 727 or dc-10 being postponed.

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by seagulls2020
Thu May 21, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110452

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

777-200 still seems modern...
MInd you, we have seen Malaysia make this decision

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by seagulls2020
Thu May 21, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline industry without 9/11
Replies: 11
Views: 1518

Airline industry without 9/11

Recently, i was wondering what the airline industry would look like today has the September 11 attacks never taken place, along with the world as a whole.
I also concern over:
aircraft retirements
Security
Geopolitics

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