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by swallow
Thu Nov 22, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Overperforms Says Tim Clark Of EK
Replies: 83
Views: 34867

RE: A380 Overperforms Says Tim Clark Of EK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/worldrider" class="quote" target="_blank">worldrider</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>the astonishing number of 160 A wide...

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by swallow
Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Overperforms Says Tim Clark Of EK
Replies: 83
Views: 34867

RE: A380 Overperforms Says Tim Clark Of EK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rwy04lga" class="quote" target="_blank">rwy04lga</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>Claiming overperformance doesn't sound lik...

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by swallow
Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Overperforms Says Tim Clark Of EK
Replies: 83
Views: 34867

RE: A380 Overperforms Says Tim Clark Of EK

Classic <acronym title="Air Tanzania">TC</acronym> ....putting the screws on Airbus by negotiating in the press. As he has done before, he casts doubt on the product, hoping to get better pricing on future orders. At least he has the temerity to admit he was wrong regarding the 388. Didn't stop him ...

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by swallow
Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Builds Europe With 3rd CDG - An Overview
Replies: 52
Views: 17331

RE: EK Builds Europe With 3rd CDG - An Overview

As always, a really excellent analysis of <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> flight ops. The trend is clear from these data; <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> open up a route with the 332/343, increase frequency, then upgauge to 77W and 388. It ...

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by swallow
Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Reevaluating 737MAX As Per John Leahy
Replies: 94
Views: 23537

Boeing Reevaluating 737MAX As Per John Leahy

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ruscoe" class="quote" target="_blank">Ruscoe</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Japan Airlines">JL</acronym>...

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by swallow
Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA Pilot Really Goes Beyond The Call Of Duty!
Replies: 14
Views: 15489

RE: SAA Pilot Really Goes Beyond The Call Of Duty!

Really good story, and a practical application of the Golden Rule On two occasions, I have accompanied sick family members going for non-emergency medical care in <acronym title="South African Airways">SA</acronym>. And in both instances, SAA captains have radioed ahead to ensure an ambulance was wa...

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by swallow
Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 77W: Premier International Aircraft Of Our Time?
Replies: 18
Views: 6713

RE: 77W: Premier International Aircraft Of Our Tim

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kaitak744" class="quote" target="_blank">kaitak744</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>the 777-300ER is today what the 747-400 ...

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by swallow
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 77W: Premier International Aircraft Of Our Time?
Replies: 18
Views: 6713

RE: 77W: Premier International Aircraft Of Our Tim

No doubt it is the premier widebody aircraft, of its time, one that keeps shareholders at both the OEM and customer airlines happy. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KFlyer" clas...

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by swallow
Sun Jun 27, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lufthansa: A388 Vs B744 Fuel Consumption
Replies: 103
Views: 25077

RE: Lufthansa: A388 Vs B744 Fuel Consumption

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TravelAVNut" class="quote" target="_blank">TravelAVNut</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>You seriously do not believe the rub...

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by swallow
Sun Jun 27, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lufthansa: A388 Vs B744 Fuel Consumption
Replies: 103
Views: 25077

RE: Lufthansa: A388 Vs B744 Fuel Consumption

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/328JET" class="quote" target="_blank">328JET</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>A388 burns 80 Kgs fuel/pax less than th...

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by swallow
Wed Nov 04, 2009 4:20 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Initial Climb Angle Of The Airbus A380
Replies: 32
Views: 31047

RE: Initial Climb Angle Of The Airbus A380

I've read on this board that the 380 can go straight to cruise altitude without having to do a "step climb".

Is this because of its optimized wing?

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by swallow
Thu Jul 16, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Leaving Flaps Down On Stand
Replies: 59
Views: 18492

RE: Leaving Flaps Down On Stand

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by swallow
Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Leaving Flaps Down On Stand
Replies: 59
Views: 18492

RE: Leaving Flaps Down On Stand

I have often wondered about this. I have seen planes on the stand with slats down and the rudder not centered, not to mention some old Illyushins with the bucket thrust reversers still deployed! If the previous crew forgot to retract them, there must be colorful language in the flight deck when the ...

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by swallow
Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The A380 Wing Droop A Bit Excessive?
Replies: 26
Views: 15964

RE: The A380 Wing Droop A Bit Excessive?

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by swallow
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Cabin, How Silent / Noisy?
Replies: 19
Views: 22050

RE: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Cabin, How Silent / Noisy?

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by swallow
Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: African Airlines Rating Order
Replies: 16
Views: 5053

RE: African Airlines Rating Order

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by swallow
Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: South African A340-600 Video On YouTube
Replies: 13
Views: 11030

RE: South African A340-600 Video On YouTube

Fantastic stuff indeed. I have spent a good deal of time aboard SAs 346 planes and was fascinated by the landing at good ol' <acronym title="Johannesburg - O.R. Tambo International (Jan Smuts) (JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB</acronym>. Good to see the view from the cockpit. I had no idea the side st...

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by swallow
Thu Dec 13, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Aviation Thread #2 (Rebirth)
Replies: 119
Views: 17585

RE: Singapore Aviation Thread #2 (Rebirth)

Thanks<b> 9VSWA</b> for your excellent info. It is not just <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> that has a tradition of excellence. It shines through in this thread as well; one can clearly feel the passion you folk have for aviation. It is a welcome relief from some of the mud slinging...

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by swallow
Thu Dec 13, 2007 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Aviation Thread #2 (Rebirth)
Replies: 119
Views: 17585

RE: Singapore Aviation Thread #2 (Rebirth)

Great thread 747Dreamlifter, and excellent quality too. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;...

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by swallow
Thu Dec 13, 2007 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Very Satisfied With A380 Performance...
Replies: 318
Views: 36243

RE: SQ Very Satisfied With A380 Performance...

quote=Ruscoe,reply=31]Does anyone know what takeoff weight the 380 is using to fly Sin Syd and Syd sin ?[/quote] During the inagural flight <acronym title="Singapore - Changi (SIN / WSSS), Singapore">SIN</acronym>-<acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australi...

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by swallow
Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Very Satisfied With A380 Performance...
Replies: 318
Views: 36243

RE: SQ Very Satisfied With A380 Performance...

Good to see Mr Chew happy with the 380. <acronym title="Singapore Airlines">SQ</acronym> sets the bar really high and Airbus have exceeded performance guarantees with a plane that is reported to be up to 6 tons overweight. Tim Clark believes that Airbus can reduce weight by at least 3t and so perfor...

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by swallow
Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines Sign LoI For Up To 20 A350s
Replies: 46
Views: 10929

RE: China Airlines Sign LoI For Up To 20 A350s

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by swallow
Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Airlines Sign LoI For Up To 20 A350s
Replies: 46
Views: 10929

RE: China Airlines Sign LoI For Up To 20 A350s

The fourteen 359s will replace the six 343s according to Flight global so they are adding capacity and continue to maintain Airbus metal for their mid-size fleet. No mention of replacements for the 16 333s. Currently the 343 has a two class layout with 276 pax (30/246). Wonder how they will configur...

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by swallow
Fri Dec 07, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Dec 11th Update: Good Or Bad?
Replies: 62
Views: 16744

RE: 787 Dec 11th Update: Good Or Bad?

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by swallow
Fri Dec 07, 2007 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carson - Airbus To Beat Boeing In 2007
Replies: 141
Views: 17134

RE: Carson - Airbus To Beat Boeing In 2007

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by swallow
Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots Perspective. Boeing & Airbus
Replies: 57
Views: 10267

RE: Pilots Perspective. Boeing & Airbus

A classical battle rages....A vs. B I think part of the problem is perspective; we tend to view 'different' as bad or inferior. But competition is healthy. Both OEWs produce great aircraft and it boils down to personal preference, as it is for the other battles of our time... Yankees vs. Red Sox Red...

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by swallow
Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus On MH A380 Order & AirAsia X A350s
Replies: 42
Views: 11970

RE: Airbus On MH A380 Order & AirAsia X A350s

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by swallow
Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Intends To Source 5% Of The A350 From Japan
Replies: 3
Views: 4282

RE: Airbus Intends To Source 5% Of The A350 From Japan

Airbus are following the old adage, 'You reap where you sow'

The Chinese are also getting 5% which includes wing flaps and rudders. I wonder what the Japanese 5% workshare is for?

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by swallow
Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus On MH A380 Order & AirAsia X A350s
Replies: 42
Views: 11970

RE: Airbus On MH A380 Order & AirAsia X A350s

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by swallow
Tue Dec 04, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nationwide Grounded In South Africa
Replies: 44
Views: 8800

RE: Nationwide Grounded In South Africa

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by swallow
Tue Dec 04, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mark Dunkerley On Why HA Bought Airbus
Replies: 16
Views: 4782

RE: Mark Dunkerley On Why HA Bought Airbus

It looks like Airbus could provide <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> with interim lift [330] till the 350s arrive which tilted the decision towards them. Also, engine commonality is not that important at medium sized airlines which have 'power by the hour' agreements for maintain...

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by swallow
Mon Dec 03, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAA To Sponsor Springboks
Replies: 7
Views: 2071

RE: SAA To Sponsor Springboks

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by swallow
Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nationwide Grounded In South Africa
Replies: 44
Views: 8800

RE: Nationwide Grounded In South Africa

Flightglobal confirms it was failure of the aft engine mount bolt and not ingestion of a foreign object that led to separation of the right engine. <i>Nationwide says that a preliminary examination from the metallurgical department of the University of Pretoria has found a “recent fatigue crack” whi...

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by swallow
Fri Nov 30, 2007 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nationwide Grounded In South Africa
Replies: 44
Views: 8800

RE: Nationwide Grounded In South Africa

Bad timing! It is a Friday at the end of the month [busy travel time] and lots of passengers are stranded in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban. Unfortunately, the airline has been slow in communicating that its planes have been grounded and passengers were not told that flights were...

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by swallow
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread Part 4
Replies: 62
Views: 15835

RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

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by swallow
Thu Nov 29, 2007 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo On 777 X A340-500
Replies: 21
Views: 7078

RE: Cargo On 777 X A340-500

Belly cargo capacity:

345: 32 LD3 containers/11 pallets and MTOW of 820,100 lb

772: 32 LD3 containers and MTOW of 656,000 lb

The 345 does not look too shabby, but I am no loadmaster!

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by swallow
Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread Part 4
Replies: 62
Views: 15835

RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

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by swallow
Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlightBlogger: 787 First Flight Set
Replies: 53
Views: 17986

RE: FlightBlogger: 787 First Flight Set

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by swallow
Mon Nov 26, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330/A340 Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 117
Views: 19434

RE: Airbus A330/A340 Thread (Part 2)

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by swallow
Sun Nov 25, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does British Airways Remain So Isolated?
Replies: 60
Views: 12816

RE: Why Does British Airways Remain So Isolated?

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by swallow
Sun Nov 25, 2007 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Is The A380 Doing So Far With Singapore?
Replies: 23
Views: 14700

RE: How Is The A380 Doing So Far With Singapore?

Yep. The 380 has been in commericial service for one month now and everything seems to be going smoothly. Passengers seem to love it judging from the trip reports on A.net and FlyerTalk and load factors are good. In Y, the prime place to be is on the upper deck with 8 abreast and storage bins for yo...

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by swallow
Tue Nov 20, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330/A340 Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 117
Views: 19434

RE: Airbus A330/A340 Thread (Part 2)

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by swallow
Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread Part 4
Replies: 62
Views: 15835

RE: African Aviation Thread Part 4

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by swallow
Sat Nov 17, 2007 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flightblogger:Taking Stock:787 Update W/pics
Replies: 44
Views: 16469

RE: Flightblogger:Taking Stock:787 Update W/pics

Excellent update Jon! It looks like progress is being made on <acronym title="AccessAir (USA)">ZA</acronym> 001 with final assembly of <acronym title="AccessAir (USA)">ZA</acronym> 002 in late Dec. If first flight takes place in March, I wonder how soon after that Dreamliners 2, 3 and 4 will be able...

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by swallow
Tue Nov 13, 2007 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Confirms Jo'burg Launch
Replies: 7
Views: 2848

RE: Jet Airways Confirms Jo'burg Launch

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by swallow
Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Dubai 2007 Airshow: Engine Thread
Replies: 103
Views: 13654

RE: Official Dubai 2007 Airshow: Engine Thread

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by swallow
Mon Nov 12, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Short Question : Will The 747-8I Ever Be Built?
Replies: 134
Views: 19737

RE: Short Question : Will The 747-8I Ever Be Built?

SUH prefers the 748F according to <acronym title="Appleton - Outagamie County Regional (ATW), USA - Wisconsin">ATW</acronym> online... <b> ''He is not excited about the 747-8 Intercontinental, the passenger version of the newest iteration of the aircraft. The airframe "is a great freighter," he said...

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by swallow
Sun Nov 11, 2007 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Are The A380's Dispatch Ratings Doing?
Replies: 47
Views: 15641

RE: How Are The A380's Dispatch Ratings Doing?

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by swallow
Sat Nov 10, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing And Underperforming 787 Suppliers
Replies: 24
Views: 6191

RE: Boeing And Underperforming 787 Suppliers

This is an interesting situation... 'The Boeing spokeswoman said Bair, in his speech, was not suggesting the 787 productions system is flawed and should be scrapped, only that it would be better to have the main manufacturing partners together and located near Boeing's final assembly facility' <a hr...

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by swallow
Fri Nov 09, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Delays B747-8F Roll-Out
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RE: Boeing Delays B747-8F Roll-Out

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