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by Tiredofhumanity
Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2020
Replies: 164
Views: 42233

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2020

Does anyone know which ANA 763's are going to be retired this year?

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by Tiredofhumanity
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italy LGBT Boycott
Replies: 49
Views: 2278

Re: Italy LGBT Boycott

Advice: if you are a foreigner fall under the LGBT umbrella, do not give ANY Italian a penny. What does this have to do with all Italians? Exactly. The article posted by the OP says that 55% of all Italians accept LGBTs. Boycotting them is only going to push them into the other camp. If you ask me,...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italy LGBT Boycott
Replies: 49
Views: 2278

Re: Italy LGBT Boycott

If you are a member of the LGBT community and are thinking about travelling to Italy if/when this pandemic gets to a reasonable level of control, consider the following: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/26/italy-lgbt-new-law-debate Advice: if you are a foreigner fall ...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!
Replies: 151
Views: 8397

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

I'm not an anti-vaxxer but I want to see more and much stronger data on these vaccine candidates because I strongly doubt these high effectiveness data based on their methods to measure effectiveness. I could be wrong but to me it sounds like these pharmaceuticals are trying to earn big bucks by ad...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italy LGBT Boycott
Replies: 49
Views: 2278

Italy LGBT Boycott

If you are a member of the LGBT community and are thinking about travelling to Italy if/when this pandemic gets to a reasonable level of control, consider the following: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/26/italy-lgbt-new-law-debate Advice: if you are a foreigner fall u...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19
Replies: 1044
Views: 127226

Re: US Airline Booking Trends during COVID-19

By now most people have made their holiday travel plans for Thanksgiving. A fair number aren't going to cancel. But again people follow the leads of morons. Instead of concentrating on improving or maintaining your general good health they will sit on their obsess butt eating junk food watching jun...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA ungrounds Boeing 737 MAX
Replies: 441
Views: 45583

Re: FAA ungrounds Boeing 737 MAX

Unless the buyer was buying the model as a replacement for old frames and needs replacement. Air Canada and Icelandair will want a return to service. Icelandair will benefit tremendously from the improved performance. I forgot about their grounded fleet. Spot price if JetA $1.20/gallon or about $39...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 224
Views: 17213

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - Q4 2020

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/13/california-oregon-and-washington-issue-covid-travel-advisory-urging-14-day-quarantine-.html :cry2: Off topic: I love how the idiot who wrote this regurgitates the CDC position on travel twice, but never mentions their decision on not mandating masks on public transit ...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ANA to retire 35 aircraft in 2020
Replies: 77
Views: 18646

Re: Rumor: ANA to reduce their fleet of large aircrafts by half

With the number of 777s NH has, it's no surprise that they are the majority of the cuts. But the distribution is . . they have (from post #4) 19 x 777-200/-200ER configured for domestic flights, with up to 405 seats. 7 777-300 are also domestic only. 28 x 777-300ER and 2 x A380 13 of the 28 77Ws wi...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1890
Views: 189342

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

CFRP wings for the A320? Seems to contradict its secret of success: Evolution not revolution. (After one initial radical approach) Could they just spread the word to put more pressure on Boeing? If Boeing commits too early to a new program (family) future engines might not be available yet. But any...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1890
Views: 189342

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

CFRP wings for the A320? Seems to contradict its secret of success: Evolution not revolution. (After one initial radical approach) Could they just spread the word to put more pressure on Boeing? If Boeing commits too early to a new program (family) future engines might not be available yet. But any...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4462
Views: 679980

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

A few random tidbits from pilot update. > November system block hours 43.6% of 2019 numbers and thats with a ton of widebody cargo flying. > Expect flying to return fastest and built around the 737 and 787 fleets. Airbus, 756, and 777 flying will be tied more to overall market demand and fleets tha...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 3Q20 Financials
Replies: 52
Views: 8005

Re: United 3Q20 Financials

Any updates or transcripts of the call released?

All I can find are some (mostly) crap articles parroting a series of tweets repeating what everyone's been saying for a while (no full recovery until 2024).

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by Tiredofhumanity
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 3Q20 Financials
Replies: 52
Views: 8005

Re: United 3Q20 Financials

Looks like UA bested DL this quarter with a smaller loss and other higher revenue streams from areas like cargo. I think looking at wage costs across the US3, while not immaterial or irrelevant, is heavily skewed by Cares Act money. As for aircraft retirements, my prediction is that UA will axe the...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Scrap Four, Sell Three, and Store Nine 757-200s
Replies: 56
Views: 16671

Re: Icelandair To Scrap Four, Sell Three, and Store Nine 757-200s

... burn too much fuel, mx costs increase, newer models are more efficient... and eventually the advice from the * accountants at... ...The Covid-19 pandemic economic and airline fallout is a tipping factor as well. By removing them by scrapping may be; ... a better tax write off, ... they save big...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4462
Views: 679980

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

The High-J 767s stored at IAH are slowly leaving the station as some return to Service, or become airworthiness to fly to ROW. 6669/6685/6463 all left IAH for ROW for more storage time. 6460/6677 scheduled to fly to ILN for more storage? C-check? Im not too sure. N78002/N788UA flew to ROW for stora...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4462
Views: 679980

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

Here are a few updates out today October 8, 2020 Furloughs: No Deal, dispatchers have voted down the TA between UAL and PAFCA, as a result United will move forward with furloughs on November 1, 2020. Facilities: There may be a buyer for the Elk Grove Village facility but we have heard that before. ...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Eddie Van Halen
Replies: 32
Views: 1320

Re: RIP Eddie Van Halen

seb146 wrote:
2020 sucks. Can we just get it over with?


Agreed.

RIP Eddie - my variac and junk pile made JCM800 clone thank you...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Economical recovery after Corona
Replies: 15
Views: 1489

Re: Economical recovery after Corona

Trump just trashed the dow by over 700 points by seeking to stop negotiating with the Democrats in the US, Meanwhile the real layoffs are starting. https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-layoffs-furloughs-hospitality-service-travel-unemployment-2020#american-airlines-had-previously-announced-c...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL Quarterback Cam Newton Positive For COVID-19: Wave 2?
Replies: 8
Views: 2272

Re: NFL Quarterback Cam Newton Positive For COVID-19: Wave 2?

I think the whole "wave" thing is a bit pointless. This plague has become endemic and will probably never go away - I doubt even the next season will be normal at this point with this never ending mess.

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by Tiredofhumanity
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max
Replies: 699
Views: 124470

Re: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max

I guess Delta is in survival mode and will stick to 737NG, A330CEO as long as possible and convert orders to A321XLR's to carefully keep/ restore it international flights. Park 757, 767s, 717sand add A320s, 737-8 that become available from lessors, failing airlines and A220s. There has been nothing...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max
Replies: 699
Views: 124470

Re: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max

I guess Delta is in survival mode and will stick to 737NG, A330CEO as long as possible and convert orders to A321XLR's to carefully keep/ restore it international flights. Park 757, 767s, 717sand add A320s, 737-8 that become available from lessors, failing airlines and A220s. There has been nothing...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Sun Sep 27, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announced to phase out 717, 763 & CRJ200.
Replies: 232
Views: 28549

Re: Delta announced to phase out 717, 763 & CRJ200.

My question is what current aircraft in production can replace the 767. This probably means an end to secondary city TATL flying like IND, MCO, TPA and maybe RDU as anything bigger than a 767 is just to big. What does this mean for routes like ATL-BRU, ZRH and DUS. Does this mean more double connec...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4462
Views: 679980

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

The Max-9 was a no brainer considering we have flights departing EWR with 400 bags on a 737-900ER. The Max-9 is perfect for AUA, CUN, SJO, LIR, and PTY. UA might be addressing the future 737-700/800, A319/20 replacement cycle with this possible order. Me personally, I still say that A350 order gets...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.
Replies: 201
Views: 10219

Re: Trump defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.

One thing everyone is forgetting is that Wisconsin is one of the few states that considers 17 year olds as adults. Crossing state lines and using a weapon would be no different if he was 37, and the consequences would be the same.

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by Tiredofhumanity
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020
Replies: 4462
Views: 679980

Re: United Fleet, Network, & Livery Thread - 2020

UA hasn’t officially confirmed it, but many on this thread have found evidence there are definitely MAX 8s coming. I never understood why UA bought so many Max 9's and no Max 8's. Even if all they ever actually fly are Max 9's, it was common practice to upgrade orders from NG 800's to 900's, and th...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whistleblower: Mass Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Center
Replies: 30
Views: 2227

Re: Whistleblower: Mass Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Center

Between this and the Trump Regime-ordered July 2019 shutdown of the US CDC office in Beijing, why is this not making the front page news?

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by Tiredofhumanity
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US CDC finally admit Aerosol Transmission is a main way for the Covid19 to spread
Replies: 17
Views: 1400

Re: US CDC finally admit Aerosol Transmission is a main way for the Wuhan Coronavirus to spread

Thread starter doing his best to look like a child with inventing names for the virus. It has an internationally recognized name, it is called SARS-CoV-2, grow up. Americans should be very careful with the blame game after the 1918 Kansas-Virus! *Sigh* There's plenty of blame to go around, I don't ...

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by Tiredofhumanity
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Airlines News and Discussion
Replies: 202
Views: 24461

Re: Austrian Airlines CEO: These planes (767/777) no longer have a future

HB-IWC wrote:
Antarius wrote:
Their 777s are significantly younger than that with the oldest delivered in 2005.


The oldest aircraft OE-LPA was delivered to Lauda in 1997, quite a bit earlier than 2005.


Also, the remaining 763s are all from 2000, not 1986.

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by Tiredofhumanity
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerSale buys 24 stored B757 to be converted to 757F - customer?
Replies: 47
Views: 7010

Re: AerSale buys 24 B757 to be converted to 757F - customer?

It was early in the morning when I wrote my screed, and I missed this in the press release: "This package of high quality flight equipment last operated by a top-tier airline customer is yet another example of an opportunity for the AerSale platform to extract meaningful value from mid-life fl...

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