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by LTEN11
Sun Jan 23, 2022 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order
Replies: 374
Views: 44794

Re: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order

As some of us have noticed that the paint on the aft portion of the crown seemed perfectly fine. So the arguement of lack of maintenance does not jive. One plus one does not equal 3. That is like saying the paint lifting on 787 wings is a design issue when it was caused by maintenance attaching suc...

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by LTEN11
Wed Jan 19, 2022 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident at Abu Dhabi
Replies: 25
Views: 6151

Re: Incident at Abu Dhabi

Yemen is Iran's little slave so not surprises there. Pure evil. Indeed, which makes it perfectly on par with the UAE and their relationship with the KSA.. The UAE and Saudi Arabia (KSA) have been fighting a proxy war with Iran, using Yemen as the battleground. The UAE and KSA have certainly not bee...

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by LTEN11
Wed Jan 19, 2022 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd flightpath Boeing 747-8HV(F), VQ-BRH
Replies: 5
Views: 2448

Re: Odd flightpath Boeing 747-8HV(F), VQ-BRH

Nothing like a good conspiracy theory.

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by LTEN11
Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 32
Views: 3656

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2022

Can I say that as a tourist there a few years ago for Spring Training, driving through the terminal area was a nightmare, it's so confusing. I have had worse experiences driving through a terminal area, but that was ICN and nearly everything is written in Korean with small English writing which is t...

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by LTEN11
Sat Jan 08, 2022 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviastar TU204 freighter catches fire in Hangzhou
Replies: 55
Views: 10877

Re: Aviastar TU204 freighter catches fire in Hangzhou

Ummmm did it crash land down a hill? Or go over a speed bump? FYI I’m aware it was sitting on the ramp. Quite concerning it broke in half that easily from a fire. If I were a pilot or a passenger on any of those I would be scared right now a bump in the air might crack the airplane if half!!! You d...

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by LTEN11
Sat Jan 08, 2022 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviastar TU204 freighter catches fire in Hangzhou
Replies: 55
Views: 10877

Re: Aviastar TU204 freighter catches fire in Hangzhou

Bit of speed tape, she'll be right.

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by LTEN11
Fri Jan 07, 2022 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59503

Re: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options

As in white tails? Zero percent because Boeing doesn’t have any white tail Max 7s or -8200s (except maybe Vietjet, but that is one or two planes at most). There's still around 280 undelivered MAX left over from the grounding at Moses Lake, Boeing Field and Kelly. About 30 of those are officially re...

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by LTEN11
Fri Jan 07, 2022 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59503

Re: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options

If Boeing has free delivery slots for the 737-7 and the 737-8-200 in 2023, Dang, that is just a year and a half a way. With the production of MAX just started ramping up again, what are the chances that those early frames are un-claimed frames caused by the grounding? bt Even more shocking is that ...

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by LTEN11
Fri Jan 07, 2022 8:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian "Peacekeepers" flying to Kazakhstan?
Replies: 15
Views: 1905

Re: Russian

https://www.flightradar24.com/RF76669/2a694b5f

Gesendet von meinem SM-G781B mit Tapatalk


Couple of AN-124s heading that way now from Moscow. One's at FL290, the other at FL270, must be weighed down with all those "peace keeping" supplies needed.
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oschkosch wrote:
Found a first IL76 which seems inbound!

https://www.flightradar24.com/RF76669/2a694b5f

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Couple of AN-124s heading that way now from Moscow. One's at FL290, the other at FL270, must be weighed down with all those "peace keeping" supplies needed.

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by LTEN11
Thu Jan 06, 2022 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59503

Re: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options

As has been suggested by others in this thread, now confirmed by Allegiant's CEO, price and availability were the key factors in selecting MAX. https://leehamnews.com/2022/01/06/boeing-was-hungry-for-deal-says-allegiant-ceo/ Allegiant Airlines CEO Maru Gallagher said Boeing was “hungry” and the car...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 30, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 3033
Views: 438798

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

You can still fly preighters to China, but you will only be allowed to load Covid related medical supplies, such as masks, etc on the main deck. There is still a lot of freight you can put on the lower deck of course, not to mention all the other countries they could fly them too, Vietnam being a p...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 30, 2021 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 3033
Views: 438798

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Made it out to VCV yesterday, got a few tid-bits of info: Great job!! Glad to see FedEx is getting ready to put their latest MD11 acquisition into the air. Also, that Singapore bird is pretty. Too bad she's going to Eastern, if that still-unapproved "light cargo conversion" (i.e. no door)...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 29, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG narrowbody Tender 737MAX/A320NEO
Replies: 165
Views: 33688

Re: IAG narrowbody Tender 737MAX/A320NEO

Why are people here getting worked up that IAG wants both manufacturers on the narrow-body side like they do on the wide-body side? Keeps manufactures honest - similar to the structure of the US carriers. Pricing on MAXes also probably allows them to better compete with the LCCs. the pandemic &...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oriental Air Bridge (Japan) picks ATR for fleet replacement
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Oriental Air Bridge (Japan) picks ATR for fleet replacement

There won't be any Q100/Q200 operating commercial flight anymore in Japan after ORG retires their three Q200. The local Civil Aviation Bureau operates a Q300. Only Ryukyu Air Commuter and ANA Wings operate the Q400. The others have moved to ATR 42-600. JAL has Q400 Combis. That's Ryukyu Air Commute...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 29, 2021 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oriental Air Bridge (Japan) picks ATR for fleet replacement
Replies: 10
Views: 2273

Re: Oriental Air Bridge (Japan) picks ATR for fleet replacement

Q400 will be returned to ANA while Q200 replaced by ATR. Good choice. Any other Q100/Q200 operators remaining in Japan apart from ORC? There won't be any Q100/Q200 operating commercial flight anymore in Japan after ORG retires their three Q200. The local Civil Aviation Bureau operates a Q300. Only ...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 23, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle
Replies: 81
Views: 13168

Re: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle

Before criticising others for ‘emphatically’ claiming something, QF never planned AKL-ORD despite your claims that they did. Stop hiding behind semantics to avoid admitting that you’re wrong. As it is, colour me sceptical that a 74E could make ORD-AKL with a viable load. DFW-BNE diverted fairly reg...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 23, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Order: up to 169x Airbus H160M Guepard for France.
Replies: 9
Views: 2351

Re: Order: up to 169x Airbus H160M Guepard for France.

Asking for a friend, was there a competition for this order ? And if yes, what were the other choices ?

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 23, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 209822

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

QR and AAB have been willing to speak on this matter in the press. Airbus, on the other hand, has not been commenting or communicating in public. Sorry, but there's plenty of evidence in this thread and elsewhere that Airbus has commented and communicated on this topic in public via the media and v...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 22, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 209822

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Being a Qatari airline, and having the A350’s registered in Qatar, QR is never outside of QCAA’s jurisdiction no matter where the plane is located. If QR sells the plane to someone else (outside Qatar) and the local CAA decides the plane is airworthy with no repairs/changes that is their prerogativ...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 22, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS orders another 19 767Fs
Replies: 189
Views: 29266

Re: UPS orders another 19 767Fs

Isn't the -2C a Frankenstein-ed 767? According to Wiki, the KC-46 has been described as combining "the 767-200ER's fuselage, with the 767-300F's wing, gear, cargo door and floor, with the 767-400ER digital flightdeck and flaps". It makes me wonder if a re-engine option on a Frankenstein 7...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 22, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle
Replies: 81
Views: 13168

Re: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle

If QF announces a start date for ORD again, something terrible will happen again and it won't start. The first time QF announced MEL/AKL/ORD and the GFC happened, then it was BNE/ORD and we got Covid, Lord know's what would happen if they try again. I suggest we all campaign against QF starting ORD...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 22, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle
Replies: 81
Views: 13168

Re: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle

Cut the rolls. DFW-BNE was several years later and was a stretch. The point is QF planned DFW via AKL never officially announced other than when they purchased the 744ER they said it was a planned route. MEL-lAX-ORD was announced and canned weeks before the first flight in 2003, that possibly happe...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 22, 2021 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle
Replies: 81
Views: 13168

Re: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle

It was MEL-LAX-ORD in 2003. No way a 744ER was doing AKL-ORD with a viable load or ORD-AKL more the issue. QF were going to do AKL-DFW around the same time when they got the 744ER though a regular 744 could have done it to with less freight, was never officially announced Yet QF somehow managed to ...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 22, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle
Replies: 81
Views: 13168

Re: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle

It was announced via LAX from MEL to start in 2003 on a 744, I can’t remember why it didn’t go ahead then, it was cancelled very close to launch. It was MEL/AKL/ORD and it was canned because of the GFC. It was MEL-LAX-ORD in 2003. No way a 744ER was doing AKL-ORD with a viable load or ORD-AKL more ...

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by LTEN11
Tue Dec 21, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle
Replies: 81
Views: 13168

Re: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle

I lived in Chicago 15 years ago. QF was mumbling about it way back then - it would have been the dream. Let's just wait an see - there are all kinds of 'interesting' QF routes being rumoured in this new post-pandemic future. It was announced via LAX from MEL to start in 2003 on a 744, I can’t remem...

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by LTEN11
Tue Dec 21, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle
Replies: 81
Views: 13168

Re: Qantas planning Chicago, Seattle

If QF announces a start date for ORD again, something terrible will happen again and it won't start. The first time QF announced MEL/AKL/ORD and the GFC happened, then it was BNE/ORD and we got Covid, Lord know's what would happen if they try again. I suggest we all campaign against QF starting ORD....

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by LTEN11
Tue Dec 21, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 209822

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

I think the "hate" is mostly mistrust because QR based the grounding on an AD? from the CAA but this AD seems not to exist at all. Regulators publish their AD and have to back up the reason why the ADs are in place. The CAA has not done this yet but QR still insists that there is an AD an...

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by LTEN11
Tue Dec 21, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 209822

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

I am curious why people think that it is such a big deal for QR to get a straight answer from Airbus about what the root cause of the accelerated degradation of the aircraft skin is ? Surely if you're paying billions of dollars for a product from a company and it starts to deteriorate faster than ex...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 20, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SmartLynx Airlines to get B737Max in 2022
Replies: 12
Views: 2963

Re: SmartLynx Airlines to get B737Max in 2022

One should not forget in this quotation that the 737 may have a bit higher cargo volume but the height of the cargo compartment is lower on the 737. On top of it the cargo doors of the 320 are considerably bigger and it can carry ULD cargo as well. But the 737's still have more volume, which simply...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 20, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107157

Re: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement

Here you go. 1985. https://tstdrv1165888.app.netsuite.com/core/media/media.nl?id=15561&c=TSTDRV1165888&h=AIOeksdnaxt-oznlObAi_myEGN6n2LEuVpCae9syLYB2vKyX Awesome, I remember reading TAA were on the design team for the aircraft. Apparently TAA and Airbus had a very good relationship technica...

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by LTEN11
Sun Dec 19, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107157

Re: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement

738 exit won't be delayed by the depreciation rules. If anything, the depreciation rules may drive a faster exit because old aircraft are over valued on the balance sheet and a shrewd CEO/CFO can improve the future performance of the business and achieve their bonuses by taking an opportune non cas...

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by LTEN11
Sat Dec 18, 2021 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107157

Re: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement

its only 1400 extra kilometers, not 2k, and when does a north-south route like SYD-PVG ever have 100+ knot headwinds for much of the way like LIS-ORD has? So its not 1400km extra distance to cover, nor 2000 either, but just about one hour. A couple of 100 Kg less weight (probably), 2.8t more fuel a...

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by LTEN11
Fri Dec 17, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAF Typhoon Shoots Down Drone
Replies: 33
Views: 3649

Re: RAF Typhoon Shoots Down Drone

I'd have a quiet chuckle to myself if it turned out to be a Russian drone.

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by LTEN11
Fri Dec 17, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 62869

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021

No different to the 787 that both airlines fly I'd guess. What will be interesting is if JQ get the maintenance. True, but JQ pilots aren't flying 14-17 hour sectors in their 787's. The QF and JQ 321 pilots will be flying very similar sectors a lot of the time. Ok - then what about when they both f...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 62869

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021

In a way it's worse now. JQ pilots getting paid less to fly more passengers on an A320 vs QF pilots flying a 737 with a less dense config. At least with the A321 QF pilots will be flying more passengers than JQ A320neo pilots. Its just the industry and some pilots choose to fly for JQ because JQ se...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 62869

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021

No different to the 787 that both airlines fly I'd guess. What will be interesting is if JQ get the maintenance. True, but JQ pilots aren't flying 14-17 hour sectors in their 787's. The QF and JQ 321 pilots will be flying very similar sectors a lot of the time. In a way it's worse now. JQ pilots ge...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 62869

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021

Maybe, but I'll be interested to see how they work around operating the same types at JQ and QF with differing pay scales. No different to the 787 that both airlines fly I'd guess. What will be interesting is if JQ get the maintenance. True, but JQ pilots aren't flying 14-17 hour sectors in their 7...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 16, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107157

Re: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement

The bit that surprises me about this order is the choice of engine type for the NEO's. QF are going with PW, while the JQ fleet was ordered with LEAP's, puzzling. My guess is they want to have best of both worlds, if one is grounded at least there is a back up. QF maintenance can further expand the...

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 16, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107157

Re: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement

The bit that surprises me about this order is the choice of engine type for the NEO's. QF are going with PW, while the JQ fleet was ordered with LEAP's, puzzling.

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by LTEN11
Thu Dec 16, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 62869

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021

Here to go A220 in QF colours Interestingly in QF colours...rather than QF Link like the 717s they will replace. Though I imagine that may change depending on how the labour negotiations go. I’d say the negotiations would go smooth considering the lack of flying tech and cabin crew had the past 18 ...

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Red Flag 2022 Dates
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

Re: Red Flag 2022 Dates

LHAM wrote:
In a clearly related development the UAE has suspended talks with US over purchase of F-35 fighter jets, a deal worth $23bn!

https://www.ft.com/content/7ab35684-d536-4908-89d6-a730d844c8d6


What's that got to do with the dates for the Red Flag exercises in 2022 ?

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by LTEN11
Wed Dec 15, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to launch seasonal SYD-PER-FCO flights
Replies: 30
Views: 6325

Re: Qantas to launch seasonal SYD-PER-FCO flights

The press doesn’t say, but who are they partnering with for connections? ITA? Vueling? Doing a cursory search on Flightradar24 there isn't one airline that flies from FCO to all of the cities listed, though Vueling and Ryanair fly to many of them from FCO. I think they are just saying what their Eu...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 209822

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

You didn't answer my first question though, what would your opinion be if QR would come out vindicated about this ? I would be very surprised. A350s are flying in so many jurisdictions monitored by different regulatory authorities and there is nothing else like this out there that I am aware of. Ok...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 13, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 209822

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

So you’re assumption is that an independent legal assessment will agree with Airbus and what is your opinion if the assessment agrees with QR ? I don’t think Airbus cares what the arbitrators decision is, the key I think for them to to know what the bar is that is required to be met and get this is...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 13, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 209822

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Which customers, those who also have A350's, had seen similar damage and allowed the general public to castigate QR? Oh wait, they probably quietly spoke to Airbus and have been doing remediation in conjunction while operating the a/c while QR chose to ground. If QR were to win it would put Airbus,...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 13, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107157

Re: Qantas to officially issue tender on narrowbody fleet replacement in coming days

[quote="jrfspa320] Now they have outsourced all ground handling its not really their issue - will just depend what's in the contract. Probably not a deciding factor.[/quote] Contracts have expiry dates. Getting costs down, effects contract costs. Weather delays are still very definitely Qantas...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 13, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 209822

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

What will customers reactions be if QR was too be proven correct, that it is a manufacturing issue and it has only shown up earlier because of the environment that QR operate in and it will eventually show up on other carriers aircraft ? Which customers, those who also have A350's, had seen similar...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 13, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107157

Re: Qantas to officially issue tender on narrowbody fleet replacement in coming days

x1234 wrote:
The best solution is the A359ULR for long-haul and A321XLR for short-haul. The range of the A321XLR is impressive, it can reach most of Asia from SYD/MEL/BNE/PER.


This is a tender for domestic/narrow body aircraft.

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 13, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107157

Re: Qantas to officially issue tender on narrowbody fleet replacement in coming days

Will the flexibility of the A320 series to load cans, as well as be bulk loaded be a factor in any decision? Especially for the largest members of the family, A321 and max10 cans would seem to be an advantage. And for operating out of the busiest, or perhaps wettest destinations. Wettest destinatio...

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by LTEN11
Mon Dec 13, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021
Replies: 478
Views: 62869

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - December 2021

Not doubting they did - but the pic the SMH used didn't show a single one of them. We are talking about the media here and we all know they use old files… Just like the link I shared there is a mention of QF15 B737? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk So ? We all know the media constantly make mista...

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