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by tomcat
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues
Replies: 179
Views: 37997

Re: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues

Just been sent this The affected planes haven’t been delivered to customers yet, and “We expect these inspections to affect the timing of 787 deliveries in the near term,” spokesman Peter Pedraza said in a statement. Dominic Gates ( https://twitter.com/dominicgates/status/1303395951948652544 ) says...

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by tomcat
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: MiG 25 Foxbat operators
Replies: 13
Views: 3126

Re: MiG 25 Foxbat operators

Who still uses the MiG 25 Foxbat in 2020. Cause I know Algeria still fly them but I not to sure on any other. Libya hasn't used any during the civil war leading me to believe they have been retired. Syria hasn't used any MiG 25 Foxbats since the beginning of the war and they look like there in stor...

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by tomcat
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best BVR Fighter in 1970
Replies: 50
Views: 3743

Re: Best BVR Fighter in 1970

I was thinking about the one of a kind English Electric Lightning but it didn't really have BVR capabilities by 1970. At that time, the longest range missile it could carry was the Red Top missile. This was an infrared homing missile with a range of 7.5 miles. Please don't mention the Tomcat ;-). ht...

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by tomcat
Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Greece Getting 18 Rafales
Replies: 32
Views: 4125

Re: Greece Getting 18 Rafales

In the event that Greece does acquire some Rafales, would Germany be prepared to sell its Tranche 1 Typhoons to Turkey when rhey brcome available? I don't know (a) if Turkey would be interested (b) if Germany would want to supply arms to a European dictatorship (c) if Germany would want to support ...

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by tomcat
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The case for more aircraft production cuts/playing chicken
Replies: 243
Views: 24065

Re: The case for more aircraft production cuts

At some point, consolidation will become an option if not the logical way forward. The lineup of a potential Transatlantic Aircraft Company joint venture could be simplified to the A320 family on one side of the pond and to the 787 (including a freighter option) in SC. Boeing and Airbus would remain...

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by tomcat
Wed Sep 02, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Second tier advanced fighter projects news and discussion
Replies: 132
Views: 26510

Re: Second tier advanced fighter projects news and discussion

Japan looking for more help on F-X project Japan’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) has published a notice inviting foreign companies to engage with its project to develop next-generation fighter aircraft. The notice – issued on 25 August – invites firms to be involved in the development phase of the F-X ...

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by tomcat
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: French President's A330 Damaged being Towed in Beirut
Replies: 14
Views: 2658

Re: French President's A330 Damaged being Towed in Beirut

The A330 can be flown with one winglet removed under the configuration deviation list it does result in a reduction in the MZFW and MTOW. Looks like the whole hanger moved suddenly by some distance while the aircraft was being towed and hit the aircraft. Is there any need of rudder compensation whe...

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by tomcat
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues
Replies: 179
Views: 37997

Re: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues

Hope it’s confined to those 8 airframes, the article states it is but then goes on to say they have to look at the rest of the in service fleet. The article said Boeing looked at the rest of the in-service fleet and identified only eight airfames with these two issues. Strange, something by the way...

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by tomcat
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Another jetpack sighting while on approach to LAX
Replies: 71
Views: 12946

Re: American Airlines pilot saw someone with a jetpack on approach into LAX

Any chance this jet(wo)man could have jumped from an helicopter or a plane from a higher altitude or at least from somewhere above the ground? This would have helped him/her to reach 3000ft altitude.

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by tomcat
Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Greece Getting 18 Rafales
Replies: 32
Views: 4125

Re: Greece Getting 18 Rafales

Just a thought about the Greek fighters fleet: they still operate 33 modernised (equipped with an APG-65 radar) F-4E as well as 16 Mirage 2000EG and 24 M2000-5. The used F1/F2 Rafales would be suitable to replace the M2000EG. Later on, the M2000-5 could be replaced with F-3 Rafales. Greece has quite...

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by tomcat
Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Greece Getting 18 Rafales
Replies: 32
Views: 4125

Re: Greece Getting 18 Rafales

This coincides with the announcement by the French Defense Minister that France could bring forward their next order for 30 Rafales. In the current procurement planning this order is scheduled for 2023. The new schedule would be defined in order to better support Dassault and avoiding them a too low...

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by tomcat
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues
Replies: 179
Views: 37997

Re: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues

So about at least every thenth 787 flying around has built in one of the two issues! I was wrong... x = 0.089 -> occurence of one of the issues. So the number of 787s with at least one the issues is x + x. Means 2x = 0.18 Means that nearly every fifth 787 has built in one of the two issues. Which m...

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by tomcat
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bomb laden drone towards Abha Airport...destroyed??
Replies: 3
Views: 2390

Re: Bomb laden drone towards Abha Airport...destroyed??

Reuters is also reporting this event. It seems that the drone has been intercepted fairly close to the airport judging by this report: As a result of intercepting the drone, some splinters fell on the airport, causing no injuries or damage, coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said, according ...

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by tomcat
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues
Replies: 179
Views: 37997

Re: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues

Now can such a fault be fixed or will Boeing have to deliver 8 787 for free as replacements. I have no Idea how to work with composites so I hope someone can enlighten me. The Air Current article has the following quote: a repair is "in the ballpark of two weeks" per plane There are 2 def...

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by tomcat
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues
Replies: 179
Views: 37997

Re: Boeing Removes 8 x 787 From Service over Structural Issues

Can you please elaborate? I also read up thread that you can’t fasten CFRP to aluminum. How do both materials coexist in the same airframe? Is there some intermediary material? As the article notes, there are naturally-occurring gaps in the CFRP structures. It's probably a side-effect from the tape...

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by tomcat
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight attendant closes overhead bins upside down with high heels
Replies: 18
Views: 8543

Re: Flight attendant closes overhead bins upside down with high heels

Damaging overhead bins for dummies, part 1.

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by tomcat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled
Replies: 72
Views: 9076

Re: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled

Are you serious about 500 units/month? Research Vern Raeburn at Eclipse, virtually identical level of craziness. Well I've just made up this number but to me it's the whole point of a groundbreaking concept. Otherwise it's not a groundbreaking concept. But here is the hint of rationale that I have ...

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by tomcat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled
Replies: 72
Views: 9076

Re: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled

Are you serious about 500 units/month? Research Vern Raeburn at Eclipse, virtually identical level of craziness. Well I've just made up this number but to me it's the whole point of a groundbreaking concept. Otherwise it's not a groundbreaking concept. But here is the hint of rationale that I have ...

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by tomcat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled
Replies: 72
Views: 9076

Re: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled

I changed the title as a V-12 diesel pushing a propeller, not a bizjet. I'm a fan of small propeller aircraft. My opinion will depend on the purchase price. The cost per flight hour seems low for a V-12 powered aircraft. Lightsaber If this engine is as reliable and efficient as any (German) car die...

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by tomcat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled
Replies: 72
Views: 9076

Re: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled

Sokes wrote:
"Speeds comparable to commercial aviation":
A bit more precise would be nice.

"Jet like speeds":
I doubt that.


They talk about a cruise speed of 460mph. This is indeed equivalent to the cruise speed of the smallest businessjets.

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by tomcat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled
Replies: 72
Views: 9076

Re: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled

I changed the title as a V-12 diesel pushing a propeller, not a bizjet. I'm a fan of small propeller aircraft. My opinion will depend on the purchase price. The cost per flight hour seems low for a V-12 powered aircraft. Lightsaber If this engine is as reliable and efficient as any (German) car die...

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by tomcat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled
Replies: 72
Views: 9076

Re: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizjet prototype unveiled

I like the idea: much reduced drag combined with a highly efficient engine (especially in comparison with the tiny turbofans equipping the small bizjets). The resulting fuel economy can only be substantial. In terms of operating costs, until this plane will be certified for pilotless operations, th...

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by tomcat
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizaircraft prototype unveiled
Replies: 72
Views: 9076

Re: Potentially groundbreaking Celera 500L bizjet prototype unveiled

I like the idea: much reduced drag combined with a highly efficient engine (especially in comparison with the tiny turbofans equipping the small bizjets). The resulting fuel economy can only be substantial. In terms of operating costs, until this plane will be certified for pilotless operations, the...

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by tomcat
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is stepping up development A321XLR
Replies: 231
Views: 38149

Re: Airbus is stepping up development A321XLR

I agree that the A321XLR has VERY good market perspectives. But how much does a A321XLR have it's lower deck cargo volume blocked by tanks and piping? Could it be used for "everyday services" in between like any other A321neo when not used on long range routes? What would be the penalty t...

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by tomcat
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 78
Views: 12610

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

What about tyres? Is take off speed or MLW the limiting factor? I don't know about that. One has to consider the brakes as well. All other things being equal, a higher takeoff speed and/or a higher MTOW and MLW and/or a higher landing speed will require more braking power. In the case of the 777X, ...

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by tomcat
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 78
Views: 12610

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

The question is, what does it take to increase the MLW? That is indeed a good question. The -8 is 6 m longer than the -200. Assuming 800 kg/ m as with A340-600, engines and fuselage should be around 10 t extra. Does the new wingbox have the same hight as the old one? If yes the wing would not only ...

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by tomcat
Mon Aug 17, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: decreased pax traffic, increased cargo traffic - could rearranged pax/freight combi aircraft work?
Replies: 12
Views: 1686

Re: decreased pax traffic, increased cargo traffic - could rearranged pax/freight combi aircraft work?

Hi all, was just thinking, with the decrease in demand for pax traffic due to Covid19, and the increase in cargo, would it make sense to rearrange pax aircraft into combi aircraft? Like: keep the first cabin compartments of an A330/340/350 for pax and the last compartment for cargo with seats remov...

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by tomcat
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 78
Views: 12610

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

... Boeing also said that GE9X is heavier "more than 2 tonnes" than the GE90-115B. ... On the other hand, it is said that the new engine saves "about 10%" fuel, so the added weight of the new engines will be compensated by less fuel to take for the same flight. We know that a 77...

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by tomcat
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is stepping up development A321XLR
Replies: 231
Views: 38149

Re: Airbus is stepping up development A321XLR

Another interesting feature of the XLR is that it is based on a family that has been initially designed to operate 48000 flight cycles and this has been extended to 60000 FC under the ESG I program. These design service goals have not only driven the airframe design but also the reliability requirem...

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by tomcat
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is stepping up development A321XLR
Replies: 231
Views: 38149

Re: Airbus is stepping up development A321XLR

If this transition from wide bodies to long haul narrow bodies would materialize, this would permanently squeeze the belly cargo capacity supply. The demand for cargo airplanes would then be somewhat stimulated which would be the only segment of the market that Boeing could take advantage of in the...

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by tomcat
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is stepping up development A321XLR
Replies: 231
Views: 38149

Re: Airbus is stepping up development A321XLR

If this transition from wide bodies to long haul narrow bodies would materialize, this would permanently squeeze the belly cargo capacity supply. The demand for cargo airplanes would then be somewhat stimulated which would be the only segment of the market that Boeing could take advantage of in the ...

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by tomcat
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR finds cracks on IPC blades in Trent XWB engine
Replies: 56
Views: 11130

Re: RR finds cracks on fan blades in Trent XWB engine

Let's hear what RR has to say about this finding: There are currently just over 100 Trent XWB-84s that have been in service for four to five years. We have inspected the majority of them and found signs of wear on an average of only 1 or 2 IPC blades in a minority of those inspected. We have also ta...

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by tomcat
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR finds cracks on IPC blades in Trent XWB engine
Replies: 56
Views: 11130

Re: RR finds cracks on fan blades in Trent XWB engine

50 engines (in which case we're talking about 25 affected aircraft currently) or 50 aircraft with these engines (so 100 engines)? Go figure :-) ! There could be 100 XWB-84 in service: The Trent XWB-84 engine is set to be subject to an Airworthiness Directive from regulator EASA, Rolls said, because...

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by tomcat
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR finds cracks on IPC blades in Trent XWB engine
Replies: 56
Views: 11130

Re: RR finds cracks on fan blades in Trent XWB engine

According to the Thomson Reuters article, Airbus says that the cracks were discovered on a few Trent XWB-84 engines (not the -75, -79, -79B, or -97), and that there are about 50 of these engines currently in service. 50 engines (in which case we're talking about 25 affected aircraft currently) or 5...

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by tomcat
Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR finds cracks on IPC blades in Trent XWB engine
Replies: 56
Views: 11130

Re: RR finds cracks on fan blades in Trent XWB engine

TWB-97 "cannot be affected" due to different architecture. Does anyone understand these differences between TXWB-84 and -97? Lightsaber? "Haselbach stresses that the different architecture on the Trent XWB-97 for the A350-1000 means “it cannot happen” on the higher-thrust variant.&qu...

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by tomcat
Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR finds cracks on IPC blades in Trent XWB engine
Replies: 56
Views: 11130

Re: RR finds cracks on fan blades in Trent XWB engine

According to the article below, it's not the fan blades that are affected but: wear on a small number of Intermediate Pressure Compressor blades found on a minority of engines which have been in service for four to five years. https://www.airlive.net/alert-rolls-royce-discovers-cracks-in-a350-engine...

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by tomcat
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 78
Views: 12610

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

There already is an outsize freighter in existence, based on an in-production design, that features front loading, that no-one has yet mentioned - the A330 Beluga. If the demand was there I'm sure Airbus would be happy to modify this design (slightly less extreme fuselage barrel for example?) to cr...

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by tomcat
Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 78
Views: 12610

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

How solid is the 777-8 specs? Could Boeing reduced the length to make it a better freighter? That might make it better for operators who are weight limited, but the operators I think are most likely to order the 778F if it is ever made are not weight limited. They need an airplane that can fly as m...

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by tomcat
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How come even after all the 777Fs coming off the line, MD-11Fs are still going strong?
Replies: 58
Views: 12225

Re: How come even after all the 777Fs coming off the line, MD-11Fs are still going strong?

MD-11 ~ 99 tons, still air range of 4,000 miles 777F ~ 113 tons, stated still air range of 5,400 miles Source Wikipedia so... edit: typo Which version of Wikipedia does show 113 tons for the 777F? Or are you referring to "short tons" (which is quite confusing for non-US readers)? In en.wi...

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by tomcat
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 797
Views: 149584

Re: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X

And why exactly would it Require a new engine? The PW2040 and the Rolls RB211-535 were damn good engines. Only GE passed on that Thrust class and I'll bet they wouldn't pass again. Both the CFM-56 and the IAE-2500 could be scaled up to 40K for the 757. Because the A321neo already has better fuel bu...

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by tomcat
Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific/Dragon Retires The World's First A330
Replies: 42
Views: 9958

Re: Cathay Pacific/Dragon Retires The World's First A330

I'm surprised at the low utilization. An A330 is certified for 180,000 hours and 60,000 cycles and over 24 years, this plane was just broken in. Lightsaber Same, I thought they would have used it to high-90s at the very least. But given their schedule and frequent long overnight stops I was not too...

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by tomcat
Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 78
Views: 12610

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

How solid is the 777-8 specs? Could Boeing reduced the length to make it a better freighter? 777F is 63.73m 777-300ER is 73.86m 777-8 is 69.80m 777-9 is 76.73m Could the 777-8 have its length reduced to 66.8 metres? That gives it the same 10 metre length difference that the older models have. It is...

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by tomcat
Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 89
Views: 12043

Re: BeNeLux Aviation Thread - 2020

Seems like the situation is getting quite bad at SN Brussels. They seem to be the only LH Group airline not to receive any financial aid so far, not from the government and not from their mother company. Because of that they had to delay the resumption of their long-haul flights thus affecting some...

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by tomcat
Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incredible footage of Rada Airlines IL-62 t/o
Replies: 38
Views: 9124

Re: Incredible footage of Rada Airlines IL-62 t/o

So, have they cleared the hills that we can see a few miles down the runway ;-) ?

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by tomcat
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many aircraft waiting for delivery at Boeing, Airbus, and Embraer?
Replies: 31
Views: 10537

Re: How many aircraft waiting for delivery at Boeing, Airbus, and Embraer?

lightsaber wrote:
So, for A320
XFW~40
ERF: 23
RLG:15
or 78 stored
Plus, TLS, BFM, and TSN

That is an interesting sum.

Lightsaber


Are all these aircraft undelivered? Is it possible that some of them have already been handed over to their customers but that for some reason the delivery flight is actually postponed?

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by tomcat
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dominant language on Brussels Airlines - French or Flemish_
Replies: 36
Views: 5630

Re: Dominant language on Brussels Airlines - French or Flemish_

In the end of the day, the cabin announcements are made in three languages at Brussels Airlines and there is nothing great about that. The announcements are simply never ending, how boring. They should just limit them to English.

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by tomcat
Sun May 31, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ​Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747
Replies: 378
Views: 59395

Re: ​Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747

As an alternative: I think that Boeing might be $ and market share ahead by coming up with a 777X-F version with a rear drop ramp (not a swing tail). The reasons for that is my understanding of the oversized cargo market is that it's more often long items and not big bulky items. A 777X-F with a dr...

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by tomcat
Thu May 28, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ​Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747
Replies: 378
Views: 59395

Re: ​Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747

The issue really isn't the control mechanism, the issue is that a nose opening has to be designed in right from the start like 747. All the structural load paths have to be engineered to allow a nose opening like 747 did. It's also a big part of why there is a seperate 747-8F vs -8i. The freighter ...

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by tomcat
Wed May 27, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ​Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747
Replies: 378
Views: 59395

Re: ​Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747

With fbw aircraft is it potentially easier to design a lifting or opening nose than it is for one with the controls connected by wires and pulleys? The issue really isn't the control mechanism, the issue is that a nose opening has to be designed in right from the start like 747. All the structural ...

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by tomcat
Tue May 19, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 415
Views: 82413

Re: FT: Investors bet AA will file for BK

Loads of insights from American's call today: Cash burn currently at $70M/day, aiming to reduce to $50M/day by June No plans to add to widebody fleet for 3-4 years 15% LDF in April, 35% in May In what was definitely the highlight of the call, it was mentioned not only that the AAdvantage program is...

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