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by RB211trent
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 710018

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

How well did they meet their promises? There was this flare up on "massive performance shortfalls" published with ( apparently no real source ) going through the press that then vanished with about the same speed. I found that to be a bit strange.[/quote] There were a few issues before fir...

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by RB211trent
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 710018

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

RR are definitely not incumbent, They had to bend over backwards to win last time and will have to again to win any future orders. Obviously I hope they do!

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by RB211trent
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 710018

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Revelation, When Emirates opened the competition for its last order it did not WANT to order RR but it WOULD if it it was the best deal, so they DID. You seem to be using the translation for something that is just not there.

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by RB211trent
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 710018

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Emirates does not want to go back to EA but any new order will be open to competition, just like its previous orders. As previously the best deal for Emirates at the time won.

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by RB211trent
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 378677

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

According to Planespotters.net, a quarter of ANA's 787 fleet (9/36 aircraft) is currently grounded in Haneda. Is this information correct? Why is that? Sorry if this has already been discussed here. ANA have 62 787 aircraft not 32 so it’s no where near a quarter of the fleet, they also have less th...

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by RB211trent
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why long haul planes sit for a long time on ground...?
Replies: 41
Views: 10949

Re: Why long haul planes sit for a long time on ground...?

A lot of down time has to do with airport curfews. Timings need to take into account not arriving close to curfew timing resulting in diversions etc.

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by RB211trent
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are the latest NH 789's in storage?
Replies: 24
Views: 7271

Re: Why are the latest NH 789's in storage?

ANA has an engine shop, the engines don't need to go back to RR

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by RB211trent
Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are the latest NH 789's in storage?
Replies: 24
Views: 7271

Re: Latest NH 789's in storage.

The specific engines off 894 and 895 were removed to support the in service fleet. They did not need rectification before delivery.

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by RB211trent
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 378677

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

G-CKNY is the first 1000-TEN

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by RB211trent
Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 241597

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

First flight early October

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by RB211trent
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 241597

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

My second post. Small update-The first power-on has been completed.

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by RB211trent
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1546334

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

My First post- but I can confirm Qatar are definatly taking the previously cacelled 4 frames but cancelling 4 later frames.

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