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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 637082

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I believe hkcanadaexpat should be able to answer that question.

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176058

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

P&W delivered 374 GTF engines in 2017, which is basically in line with its forecast of "350 to 400" engines. PW1500G is also not affected by the latest engine snags, presumably something else is holding up deliveries.

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 314691

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/966765177839411200


Apparently it's a NTU (not taken up), any clue why Royal Jordanian has canceled this aircraft?

https://twitter.com/PSBoeingTstFlts/sta ... 7623887874
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qf789 wrote:
Royal Jordanian 788 JY-BAI getting ready for its B1 flight

https://twitter.com/mattcawby/status/966765177839411200


Apparently it's a NTU (not taken up), any clue why Royal Jordanian has canceled this aircraft?

https://twitter.com/PSBoeingTstFlts/sta ... 7623887874

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F
Replies: 144
Views: 39175

Re: DHL orders additional A330-300 P2F

A peek inside the converted A330: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4649/39513440615_46366fd812_z.jpg ASL - DHL A330-300F EI-HEA at HKG/VHHH by Jaws300 , on Flickr https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4624/40409069801_b5487d0e20_z.jpg ASL Airlines - DHL A330-300F EI-HEA at HKG/VHHH by Jaws300 , on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG 2017 Results: Operating Profit €3,015m
Replies: 13
Views: 3094

Re: IAG 2017 Results: Operating Profit €3,015m

holcakker wrote:
Share price 5% down today, wtf?


Results are below expectations, thus stock market reacts negative.

Operating profit of €3,015m failed to live up to expectations of €3.046bn in the year to 31 December 2017.

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 206857

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

At least there has been one delivery this week! Airbus A320-251N 8113 TC-NBP Pegasus Airlines delivery 22 Feb18 XFW-SAW ex D-AXAA And one more for today: Airbus A320 -251N 7880 VT-TNH Vistara delivery 22feb18 TLS-DEL ex F-WWDE And we also missed the latest Azul delivery: Airbus A320 -251N 8105 PR-Y...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...
Replies: 137
Views: 18521

Re: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...

If this thread has an inbuilt assumption that the A330neo will mean that there will be no more A330ceo, then I think that assumption is wrong. Assuming that Airbus and RR have not gone mad, they will continue with all four models of the A330 (-200, -300, -800 and -900). Why? Because this extends th...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 637082

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 201 (TG#12) has rolled out to the flightline today. MSN 200 JJ #8 too has emerged from cabin/engine fit and has been parked nearby the A380 halls, presumably waiting for paint entry. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4629/40317647172_da888b3fdd_z.jpg Msn200 19/2/2018 by A380_TLS_A350 , on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG 2017 Results: Operating Profit €3,015m
Replies: 13
Views: 3094

Re: IAG 2017 Results: Operating Profit €3,015m

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... et-446161/
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LHRFlyer wrote:
Looking through the slide presentation LEVEL is clearly set for significant growth:


IAG is also in talks with Boeing and Airbus for additional planes.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... et-446161/

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 161004

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Lessor ALC has converted 4 A350-900s to 2 A330-900, 2 A320neo and 4 A321neo aircraft. The document can be found at http://services.corporate-ir.net/SEC/Document.Service?id=P3VybD1hSFIwY0RvdkwyRndhUzUwWlc1cmQybDZZWEprTG1OdmJTOWtiM2R1Ykc5aFpDNXdhSEEvWVdOMGFXOXVQVkJFUmlacGNHRm5aVDB4TWpBM05qYzBPQ1p6ZFdK...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident: ANZ B789 near Auckland on Dec 5th 2017, engine shut down in flight
Replies: 44
Views: 14379

Re: Incident: ANZ B789 near Auckland on Dec 5th 2017, engine shut down in flight

NZ engine issues should be resolved by April: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/air-nz-expects-trent-1000-issue-to-be-resolved-by-ap-446110/ Air New Zealand expects that the issues plaguing the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines that power its fleet of eight Boeing 787-9s will be resolved by ar...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 31202

Re: New Icelandair livery coming

Here's a nice close-up of the aircraft:

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Boeing 737 MAX 8 Icelandair TF-ICE LN6792 by Huy Do, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176058

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... very-dates
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EgyptAir is due to receive its first CS300 aircraft between November this year, and January 2019:

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... very-dates

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Mauritius outlines A330neo plans
Replies: 0
Views: 956

Air Mauritius outlines A330neo plans

Air Mauritius has outlined its early A330-900 deployment plans. The first two aircraft will arrive on property in September and October this year and will be used on the following routes: According to ch-aviation analysis of schedule data, the Indian Ocean carrier intends to deploy its A330neo into ...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ukraine International will introduce B777 in 2018 and expend network
Replies: 94
Views: 25056

Re: Ukraine International will introduce B777 in 2018 and expend network

First aircraft is LN 517, ex- Rossiya, registered UR-GOA.

The second aircraft will be LN 359, ex-Asiana, and is currently undergoing conversion at TPE.

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order
Replies: 124
Views: 22054

EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order

Emirates warns the US to not open Pandora's box by even trying to renegotiate the Open Skies agreement: Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) CEO Tim Clark has warned American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines not to pursue a renegotiation of the Open Skies pact between the United States and the U...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...
Replies: 137
Views: 18521

Re: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...

Funny you mention the A300 actually... it was ranged at around 4000 nmi, which kinda makes it the pioneer domestic widebody in Australia, and also the last thus far that was actually reasonably suited to the role. And more optimized for quick turn around times, unlike long "devil's bowling all...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Batik Air to convert entire A321neo order to A321LR
Replies: 46
Views: 8614

Batik Air to convert entire A321neo order to A321LR

CAPA made an analysis of the potential impact of the A321LR. On the sidelines, it claims Batir Air will convert (or already has) its entire A321neo order to the A321LR. The A321neoLR will ultimately account for a much larger share of total A321neo deliveries. There could be more than 20 A321neoLR op...

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 206857

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

audidudi wrote:
At least there has been one delivery this week!

Airbus A320-251N 8113 TC-NBP Pegasus Airlines delivery 22 Feb18 XFW-SAW ex D-AXAA


And one more for today:

Airbus A320 -251N 7880 VT-TNH Vistara delivery 22feb18 TLS-DEL ex F-WWDE

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 2083
Views: 292358

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

The second half is not yet equipped with GPS and chutes. This will happen once SpaceX is able to recover the first half.

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 100
Views: 33646

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 1849 has been ferried to TSN for cabin fit & paint.

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F-WWYE Airbus A330 Tianjin Airlines by @Eurospot, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 206857

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Continuing on the PW1100G powerplant, P&W explains that the knife-edge seal was one of 17 changes the OEM made to improve overall reliability: "We have gone back to an earlier design on a knife-edge seal on the eight-stage compressor," Hayes told attendees at an investor conference. Th...

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to introduce premium economy
Replies: 84
Views: 15322

Sneek peek at United's upcoming international premium economy

https://twitter.com/BrianSumers/status/ ... 4395158528
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Someone leaked some photos of UA's upcoming premium economy seats:

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https://twitter.com/BrianSumers/status/ ... 4395158528

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Air Canada fleet plan calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 23070

Re: Updated Air Canada fleet planes calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019

INFINITI329 wrote:
I was really hoping Rouge would have been a failed experiment but unfortunately, it looks like Rouge is here to stay.


If I may ask, why is that? What is wrong with Rouge?

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils San Francisco Giants A321 livery
Replies: 92
Views: 18096

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils San Francisco Giants A321 livery

SonOfABeech wrote:
I guess they were considering a Mariners special livery, but the plane kept going tech all the time.


I guess that must be the reason why N924VA was delivered few months after N925VA?

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 206857

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Hmmm... Everything Pratt says they will do to fix their issues, you usually report as-is. But everything CFM says they will do, you question it. Why the double standard? :?: I guess you haven't visited Specsavers lately: there is no question mark in my post, it was just an observation. This CFM sho...

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils San Francisco Giants A321 livery
Replies: 92
Views: 18096

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils San Francisco Giants A321 livery

https://twitter.com/annabelrchang/statu ... 1539833857
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robt760 wrote:
It looks like they ferried the aircraft to SFO base tonight.
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N924VA


Apparently there was a small party:

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https://twitter.com/annabelrchang/statu ... 1539833857

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 637082

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 197 VN #12 has just rolled out in SkyTeam livery.

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 2083
Views: 292358

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

https://twitter.com/nextspaceflight/sta ... 4652383232
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First pic of the fairing:

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https://twitter.com/nextspaceflight/sta ... 4652383232

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 637082

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 193 BF #2 made its second flight today.

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AIB02GX msn193 22/2/2018 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 2083
Views: 292358

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/966692641533390848
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Missed it:

Missed by a few hundred meters, but fairing landed intact in water. Should be able catch it with slightly bigger chutes to slow down descent.


https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/966692641533390848

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 2083
Views: 292358

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/966682218411143169
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Still no word on fairing recovery. Last update was 20 minutes ago:

Made it back from space and fairing parafoil just deployed. Now trying to catch it


https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/966682218411143169

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A350-1000 cockpit to get touch screen monitors
Replies: 31
Views: 4497

A350-1000 cockpit to get touch screen monitors

https://twitter.com/RAeSTimR/status/965965366097661958

So what are the benefits of touch screens in the cockpit? Can the crew work faster?
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At the delivery ceremony of the first A350-1000, Airbus mentioned the A350 cockpit will get touch screen monitors in 2018.

Ref https://twitter.com/RAeSTimR/status/965965366097661958

So what are the benefits of touch screens in the cockpit? Can the crew work faster?

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 637082

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://twitter.com/RAeSTimR/status/965965366097661958
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And it appears that Airbus will upgrade the A350-1000 cockpit by introducing touch screen monitors in the coming months.

https://twitter.com/RAeSTimR/status/965965366097661958

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...
Replies: 137
Views: 18521

Re: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...

parapente wrote:
I don't think Airbus said the 338NEO was aMOM.I believe that said that they had the MOM area covered with the A321NEO and the 338NEO.


That's just a marketing spin. At the end of the day, it all means the same, isn't?

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?
Replies: 63
Views: 19239

Re: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?

Plenty of bitterness & jealousy towards this kid here, stay classy A.net I think much of the criticism against Alex is unfair. He could tone it down a notch with Qatar Airways and the selfies but 95% of his work is quality. Let's be honest, he is participating in inaugural flights and airline e...

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Air Canada fleet plan calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 23070

Re: Updated Air Canada fleet planes calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019

AC may transfer some 737 MAX aircraft to rouge: Air Canada (AC, Montréal Trudeau) has floated the idea of converting Air Canada rouge's narrowbody fleet into a high-density single-class layout, and may decide to move B737 MAX 8 aircraft to the low-cost unit. "rouge is very competitive but now w...

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerion finalizes AS2 design
Replies: 58
Views: 8947

Re: Aerion finalizes AS2 design

Aerion has given an update regarding the engine and noise of the aircraft: Aerion's concept for the AS2 supersonic trijet assumes no changes in the regulations that ban supersonic travel overland, so the challenge is to design a supersonic engine that meets new noise regulations that will take effec...

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 637082

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

PhilDur wrote:
Hi,
MSN#186 HS-THL Thai #10, is climbing out of TLS as Flight TG8916. Flying home ?


That would be MSN 185, and it is indeed flying home.

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 206857

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Meanwhile at the CFM front: And the alternative supplier, CFM International, is so behind on deliveries that Enders personally brought the matter to the attention of leadership of CFM International joint-venture partners General Electric (GE) and Safran. ... The Airbus CEO also makes clear that Prat...

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by KarelXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology
Replies: 154
Views: 18740

Re: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology

Anyway, ignoramuses feel free to stay on superficial articles, there was ample evidence at the time for those who DID follow Airbus management. FG was actually "sacked" ( "limogé", "remercié" ) for very good reasons, I wonder if Leahy will give his opinions on this. ht...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 438405

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

Few months ago Qantas showed public interest for the 797, and is now putting down real money for 18 A321LR aircraft.

I suspect Boeing might want to close the business case in the coming months, instead of next year.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo expects a B777XF
Replies: 54
Views: 7766

Re: Lufthansa Cargo expects a B777XF

People keep repeating this as if it is fact. I guess if you repeat Airbus fake news enough it becomes fact? While I have the feeling LH wants A35J and probably won't exercise options on additional B779, I think the original order for 20 is safe. Actually it was the LH CEO himself who said the carri...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas let one of 15 787 options expire, confirms 18 A321LR aircraft
Replies: 65
Views: 17501

Qantas Group confirms 18 A321LR aircraft for Jetstar

https://twitter.com/rschuur_aero/status ... 1154458624
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Qantas Group has converted 18 A320neo aircraft into the larger A321LR. Aircraft will be operated by Jetstar.

Deliveries between 2020 and 2022.

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https://twitter.com/rschuur_aero/status ... 1154458624

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by KarelXWB
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Boeing is squeezing its suppliers
Replies: 8
Views: 1417

Re: Bloomberg Boeing Article

Article sums up my feelings on this ceo. He's no good in the long term and he's quickly acting to make boeing fans ashamed in the current moment. With a long term business like this short term cash grabs are going to do more harm than good. Maybe, maybe not. But it won't be Muilenburg's problem as ...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?
Replies: 63
Views: 19239

Re: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?

These days everyone can be named "analyst" or "expert" I guess.

At least he got himself on selfie with Al Baker.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus increases profit by 189% in 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3705

Re: Airbus increases profit by 189% in 2017

P&W just communicated that engine deliveries will restart in March, so it won't be a "6 month" delay.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 689
Views: 206857

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://twitter.com/R_Wall/status/966304328624623617
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PW1100G deliveries will restart in March.

@prattandwhitney says Airbus A320neo GTF engine deliveries to resume in early March by going back to earlier seal design


https://twitter.com/R_Wall/status/966304328624623617

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by KarelXWB
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo expects a B777XF
Replies: 54
Views: 7766

Re: Lufthansa Cargo expects a B777XF

conaly wrote:
I wonder why the B748F isn't an option.


Because it is too big and expensive to replace the MD11F?

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