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by RalXWB
Mon May 08, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1540827

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Delta's second A350 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C92r3N9XkAEpdul.jpg https://twitter.com/jumbo747pilot/status/855028480635023360 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C92sueGXkAAnify.jpg https://twitter.com/mattsimmonds75/status/855029456431460353 Great to see, but according to A.net no US airline will ever g...

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by RalXWB
Sun May 07, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are the Middle Eastern Carriers wasting their money?
Replies: 29
Views: 8072

Re: Are the Middle Eastern Carriers wasting their money?

The website of the link is full of alternative facts :white:

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by RalXWB
Fri May 05, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 still flying?
Replies: 76
Views: 12608

Re: DL 744 still flying?

Quote: Guess Anderson was hoodwinked by Airbus!

ALTERNATIVE FACTS!!! :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Tue May 02, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 105845

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

The Canadian government should also start investigations, because I still wonder how much money Boeing paid AC for ordering 737s :stirthepot:

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by RalXWB
Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines that have been all-747
Replies: 59
Views: 8038

Re: Airlines that have been all-747

Pan Am after they retired its last 707?

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by RalXWB
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways planning another acquisition
Replies: 34
Views: 6472

Re: Qatar Airways planning another acquisition

They should invest in one of the US3 :stirthepot:

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by RalXWB
Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern buys 20 A350s
Replies: 26
Views: 7261

Re: China Southern buys 20 A350s

Great order for Airbus! :bigthumbsup:

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by RalXWB
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL defers last 10 A350s by at least 2-3 years
Replies: 204
Views: 45436

Re: Delta Reviewing Airbus Widebody Purchase in blow to Airbus

And another chapter of the latest airliners.net-trend "Every Airbus order by an US Airline will be cancelled". Makes me miss the millions "Bring those 757s back" posts...

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by RalXWB
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta or United order Airbus A320neo family aircraft?
Replies: 60
Views: 14371

Re: Will Delta or United order Airbus A320neo family aircraft?

Oh my, I insulted the Boeing support squad. Excuse me! I have nothing against the 737, did interesting projects on them. I like white noise, cozy cockpits, tail stands, shoulder rubbing and bulk loading. :wink2: No doubt United & Delta are stumbling over each other get more -9s and you bet they...

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by RalXWB
Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 404110

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

The baby bus is a little overpowered... :weightlifter:

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by RalXWB
Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "The Untold Story of the Concorde Disaster"
Replies: 42
Views: 9866

Re: "The Untold Story of the Concorde Disaster"

Sad that the Death Cruiser 10 was also involved in this disaster...

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by RalXWB
Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns
Replies: 155
Views: 43322

Re: ANA starts A380 marketing campaigns

But the so-called experts here said that ANA will never operate them...that was the point.

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by RalXWB
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 hits 30 years in the skies.
Replies: 12
Views: 2592

Re: A320 hits 30 years in the skies.

Nice video :bigthumbsup:

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by RalXWB
Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smoking Ban, when was it implemented?
Replies: 70
Views: 14290

Re: Smoking Ban, when was it implemented?

My last smoking flight was BA LHR - LAX in August 1995. Interestingly, smoking was prohibited on the return flight LAX - LHR in September 1995...

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by RalXWB
Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Etihad, Lufthansa in talks to merge airlines: Report
Replies: 45
Views: 11083

Re: Etihad, Lufthansa in talks to merge airlines: Report

A merger will never happen, 70% of Lufthansa must be owned by Germans, unless they establish a new company but I highly doubt that.

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by RalXWB
Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 reported down near Bishkek
Replies: 118
Views: 46202

Re: 747 reported down near Bishkek

RIP to all those who perished :hissyfit:

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by RalXWB
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: A322 Not Needed, "We Own This (MOM) Market"
Replies: 98
Views: 16570

Re: Leahy: A322 Not Needed, "We Own This (MOM) Market"

It always makes me smile when people think that Airbus is "resting" and does not develop anything new. If the market is there a manufacturer will build the corresponding product...

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by RalXWB
Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GoAir firms contract for 72 A320neo aircraft
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: GoAir firms contract for 72 A320neo aircraft

Congratulations to Airbus and another nice win for the A320 series!

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by RalXWB
Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321 for Iran Air
Replies: 72
Views: 14386

Re: Iran Air Officially Receives First Airbus Aircraft

I am already waiting for the "Would Iran Air have bought the 757 if it were still in production"-Thread :D

Congratulations to Iran Air!

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by RalXWB
Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If the 757 were still in production...
Replies: 86
Views: 12776

Re: If the 757 were still in production...

I just wish the A321, which already outsold the 757, would receive 1 percent of the hype and appreciation the 757 gets...

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by RalXWB
Sat Jan 07, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If the 757 were still in production...
Replies: 86
Views: 12776

Re: If the 757 were still in production...

The 757 is not, repeat not, still in production, that ceased a long time ago If it were still in production in 2017, a large number of Boeing Board Members would be on their way to prison, and some Boeing tarmac somewhere would be full of unwanted 757s off the continuing production line. Santa Clau...

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by RalXWB
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worlds Safest Airlines
Replies: 33
Views: 4450

Re: Worlds Safest Airlines

I am surprised that LH is not higher on the ranking...

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by RalXWB
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for a A300NEO?
Replies: 118
Views: 21021

Re: Time for a A300NEO?

"The DC-8-63 had much greater capacity than an A321LR and DC-8-62 had much greater range" That is the funny thing about A.net, where everything, even a 4-engine, 50s Technology plane is better than the most successful product in its segment, the A321. :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: Noth...

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by RalXWB
Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for a A300NEO?
Replies: 118
Views: 21021

Re: Time for a A300NEO?

"The DC-8-63 had much greater capacity than an A321LR and DC-8-62 had much greater range" That is the funny thing about A.net, where everything, even a 4-engine, 50s Technology plane is better than the most successful product in its segment, the A321. :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta confirm they are not taking the 787
Replies: 251
Views: 40836

Re: Delta confirm they are not taking the 787

After reading "Buy American" "They will convert the 787 into 737Max10 (hahaha)", I really regret having opened this thread or do I have to wait for "Bring those jobs back!". Anyway my laugh for today :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am "Presidential" China: Gray Band vs. Blue Band
Replies: 5
Views: 1898

Re: Pan Am "Presidential" China: Gray Band vs. Blue Band

Perhaps you should ask in one of the many PanAm groups on Social Media, for example Facebook...

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by RalXWB
Mon Dec 26, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 240974

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

https://scontent.ftxl1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=58E7EAB7

Remember they only have 1 - 2 planes in their fleet...
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https://scontent.ftxl1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=58E7EAB7

Remember they only have 1 - 2 planes in their fleet...

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by RalXWB
Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 240974

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

The Airline had 3 incidents since 2006, 2 crashes and 1 hydraulic failure. A 41 year old plane with poor maintenance... I hope the surviving crew member gets better.

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by RalXWB
Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 727 Aerosucre is down
Replies: 155
Views: 240974

Re: 727 Aerosucre is down

Why are those fossils still allowed to fly???

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by RalXWB
Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many 727s still active?
Replies: 109
Views: 29251

Re: How many 727s still active?

The last one was produced 32 years ago. I am surprised that there are so many left...

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by RalXWB
Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Virgin Atlantics A330's useless?
Replies: 70
Views: 20729

Re: Are Virgin Atlantics A330's useless?

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Airbus only sold 1634 of it so yes it is completely useless

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by RalXWB
Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EASA, FAA Certify PW1100G Powered A321neo
Replies: 45
Views: 5304

Re: EASA, FAA Certify PW1100G Powered A321neo

What a beautiful bird she is!

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by RalXWB
Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Virgin Atlantics A330's useless?
Replies: 70
Views: 20729

Re: Are Virgin Atlantics A330's useless?

A-330 wasted and useless? This is almost as good as the sentence "the 321 still tries to catch up to the 739". Thank you for making me laugh!

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by RalXWB
Thu Nov 24, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November
Replies: 210
Views: 33205

Re: Airbus schedules A350-1000 first flight for 24 November

New A346? :banghead: Certain people must be mad, because the 777 monopoly is over. Anyway, congratulations Airbus. What a beauty, now waiting for the -2000 8-)

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by RalXWB
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EK the new Pan Am?
Replies: 112
Views: 19563

Re: Is EK the new Pan AM?

You cannot compare those two and especially when we talk about different decades. EK is not flying around with old, fossil planes and the inflight product is way better than decades ago. PA had its heyday in the 60s and 70s. When you ask people today about luxury air travel, Emirates is the top answ...

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by RalXWB
Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce significant order from Japanese Airline tomorrow (18th November)
Replies: 62
Views: 17837

Re: Airbus to announce significant order from Japanese Airline tomorrow (18th November)

Peanuts for the NEO, but it would be huge for the MAX9 or 10 or 11 or 12 :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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by RalXWB
Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet: expanding widebody fleet, tentative pilot deal, and earnings up 14%
Replies: 55
Views: 11361

Re: Westjet: expanding widebody fleet, tentative pilot deal, and earnings up 14%

Getting more 25-year old 767s is not the solution...

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by RalXWB
Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO, disappointing for Airbus so far?
Replies: 206
Views: 42688

Re: A330 NEO, dissapointing for Airbus so far?

Since the NEO launched, it has sold 186 examples to versus 171 examples of the 787 The A330-900 has sold 176 examples versus 140 examples of the 787-9. The link I posted earlier goes some way to demonstrate that the A330-900 is quite likely to be good enough to hold its own based on factors like av...

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by RalXWB
Sat Oct 29, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx MD-10 on fire at FLL
Replies: 117
Views: 31441

Re: FedEx MD-10 on fire at FLL

I am surprised that it is allowed to fly such old Death Cruisers 10...

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by RalXWB
Sat Oct 29, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA: Foolish For Not Ordering 737 MAX 8/A321neo?
Replies: 46
Views: 9632

Re: UA: Foolish For Not Ordering 737 MAX 8/A321neo?

I love the Anet logic.Obsessed with how great the 739 is and how bad (unefficient, bad wing, not capable for translatlantic etc.) the 321 is. Of course, the 321 will get wiped away by a simple stretch of the 737, the miracle 737 Max 10 or is it 11? But reality is....lets have a look at the sales fig...

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by RalXWB
Sun Oct 23, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would MD11 Be Popular If 777 Wasnt Built?
Replies: 150
Views: 36467

Re: Would MD11 Be Popular If 777 Wasnt Built?

Please remember that the MD-11 was not a new plane, it was just another version of the DC-10, which is perhaps one of the main reasons MDD went bankrupt - no new planes since the 60/70s, just new versions...

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by RalXWB
Sun Oct 23, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where did USAir send their 767-200s?
Replies: 58
Views: 9006

Re: Where did USAir send their 767-200s?

I flew MUC-PHI-MUC back in 2000 and 2001 and they were already ancient inside back then...

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by RalXWB
Sat Oct 22, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did The Convair CV880 Not Sell Well?
Replies: 90
Views: 16382

Re: Why Did The Convair CV880 Not Sell Well?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isP1LVVZ6nU
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Please do not forget the noise and smoke of those 4 fighter engines...not very economical
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isP1LVVZ6nU

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by RalXWB
Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIC: First A350-1000 Pushes Back Out Of Hangar
Replies: 283
Views: 111277

Re: PIC: First A350-1000 Pushes Back Out Of Hangar

Not Qatar again... I wonder what ALina will complain about this time...

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by RalXWB
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to deliver their 10,000th aircraft!
Replies: 42
Views: 8928

Re: Airbus to deliver their 10,000th aircraft!

More than the over 7.000 already delivered?

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by RalXWB
Sun Oct 09, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to deliver their 10,000th aircraft!
Replies: 42
Views: 8928

Re: Airbus to deliver their 10,000th aircraft!

Congratulations to Airbus! #teameurope

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by RalXWB
Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta Air Lines fly Atlanta-Stuttgart?
Replies: 58
Views: 11275

Re: Why does Delta Air Lines fly Atlanta-Stuttgart?

beau222 wrote:
Ocktoberfest


"Oktoberfest" is in Munich, 145 miles away...

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by RalXWB
Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines to order 45 737 aircraft
Replies: 16
Views: 6106

Re: Monarch Airlines to order 45 737 aircraft

Any airline who drops 321s for 737s must be doomed anyway ;-)

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