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by RB211trent
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700
Replies: 43
Views: 6194

Re: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700

https://www.rolls-royce.com/media.aspx Airbus have delivered around 870 A330s with Trent 700s (-200, -300, -F, MRTT) so that would be 1,740 engines. The other 260 must be spares. I've no idea but is that about right? One spare for every 6.5 delivered? So you buy 13 A330s (=26 engines) but you also ...

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by RB211trent
Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Engine Alliance as end of A388 looms
Replies: 31
Views: 7141

Re: Future of Engine Alliance as end of A388 looms

Wrong..... Emirates took low build number A380's with EA engines.... converting between engine types seems to not be a big issue. One could see consolidation towards one engine type? Converting engine types is a massive issue and has only happened on a handful of occasions mainly on aircraft not ye...

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by RB211trent
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 143591

Re: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A350, Boeing 787 for 777-9

Are all the other A380 RR customers also receiving compensation from RR in regards to the T900? The performance shortfalls should impact all the other customers too, so I would think they are also receiving some kind of compensation. But I suppose it would depend on their contracts. Surely at least...

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by RB211trent
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 143591

Re: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A350, Boeing 787 for 777-9

Lengthy discussion in threads, where nobody knows anything for sure, is pretty much the reason to be here... What we knew, and are now seeing reinforced, is that nothing is final with EK until an airplane is delivered. There's no doubt both Boeing and Airbus are in intense discussions with EK. We c...

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by RB211trent
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 879
Views: 143591

Re: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A350, Boeing 787 for 777-9

Because RR Commercial provides 100% of Airbus WB engines, and GE almost 100% of Boeing WB engines. When RR catches a cold, so does Airbus. And ditto Boeing, when problems occur at GE. RR's portfolio of products goes well beyond WB engines supplied to A, granted they are probably the most significan...

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by RB211trent
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Senegal takes delivery of it's first A330neo and launches CDG
Replies: 25
Views: 5607

Re: Air Senegal takes delivery of it's first A330neo and launches CDG

They’ve not taken delivery of it yet it’s just a demonstration event. You can see on the picture it’s still got the Airbus reg applied.

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by RB211trent
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 In-Service Thread - 2019
Replies: 106
Views: 21434

Re: 787 In-Service Thread - 2019

And why has AI grounded 3 dreamliners is this the RR issue As noted, they are RR-powered. In the past, AI has grounded frames to pull parts off them to keep others in service (rather than buy spares direct) so this might be the case here. Like VT-ANI? http://www.b787register.co.uk/airframes/airfram...

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by RB211trent
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air A220 Significant Engine Damage
Replies: 55
Views: 24610

Re: Korean Air A220 Significant Engine Damage

Definitely not FOD. Internal failure resulting in damage downstream. and how could you say it's NOT? The leading and trailing edges pf the turbine are torn up so the damage had to come from Forward, Since we can't see the inlet? How would you know unless you did the Borescope inspection? Which you ...

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by RB211trent
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air A220 Significant Engine Damage
Replies: 55
Views: 24610

Re: Korean Air A220 Significant Engine Damage

If we look at the damage on the shroud, to me it looks like the turbine started rotating outside its normal axis and engraved itself into the shroud while turning. This can explain the shear point moving from the tip of the turbine blades towards the root as the turbine rotated clockwise which you ...

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by RB211trent
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air A220 Significant Engine Damage
Replies: 55
Views: 24610

Re: Korean Air A220 Significant Engine Damage

Definitely not FOD. Internal failure resulting in damage downstream.

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by RB211trent
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 639722

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 226 (HU#2) maintenance engine run and taxi test MSN 231 (CA#6) on its delivery flight home as CA80. #231. #89 of 2018. #8 in December MSN 245 (HU#4) maintenance test flight #AIB05NX MSN 251 (HX#7/8/9) maintenance test flight #AIB04AW MSN 269 (MU#3) revised engine run and taxi test MSN 277 (DL#1...

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by RB211trent
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A350 MTOW
Replies: 28
Views: 6122

Re: A350 MTOW

StTim wrote:
I have heard no rumours that the planes are not meeting spec and hence guarantees.

They are meeting spec.

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by RB211trent
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is the A350 performing for DL
Replies: 261
Views: 56903

Re: How is the A350 performing for DL

DL's sensible to have realised there are better products coming of Airbus' shelf. So their recent love for A350's and A321's. Maybe even A220's soon ( though it's much less of an Airbus) What exactly are you trying to say? That Delta understands that Airbus makes a good airplane, or that Delta unde...

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by RB211trent
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another PW engine fails in A320 Neo aircraft
Replies: 77
Views: 18904

Re: Another PW engine fails in A320 Neo aircraft

Whats wrong with using helicoil threads? In the heavy industry I work in, helicoils are only used when original tapped threads shear and helicoils have to be used if retapping is not possible. We don't consider it a reliable solution. Googled aviation helicoils. There's an aviation ISO/SAE standard...

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by RB211trent
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700
Replies: 43
Views: 6194

Re: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700

That is a high ratio. Lightsaber That's what I thought. And how about this? "As indicated in our statement on 26 October 2018, we expect to deliver around 500 large engines to our customers in 2018." https://www.rolls-royce.com/media/press-releases/2018/12-12-2018-rr-holdings-plc-trading-...

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by RB211trent
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787 RR engine replacements
Replies: 56
Views: 13312

Re: B787 RR engine replacements

LY777 wrote:
When will all the RR engines be repaired ?

I think you mean modified as most aren’t actually broken, they are just being regularly inspected and removed when they are.

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by RB211trent
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700
Replies: 43
Views: 6194

Re: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700

Airbus have delivered around 870 A330s with Trent 700s (-200, -300, -F, MRTT) so that would be 1,740 engines. The other 260 must be spares. I've no idea but is that about right? One spare for every 6.5 delivered? So you buy 13 A330s (=26 engines) but you also buy four spares? Seems a lot. Without c...

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by RB211trent
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700
Replies: 43
Views: 6194

Re: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700

No just engines for the A330, all built in Derby England. So, the T700 is second only to the GE90 in terms of one make of engine on one widebody jet airliner. And that includes all GE90s from the -76 to the -115. Not bad for the first RR engine to get on an Airbus. Slight difference though, as any ...

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by RB211trent
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700
Replies: 43
Views: 6194

Re: RR delivers 2000th Trent 700

https://www.rolls-royce.com/media.aspx Airbus have delivered around 870 A330s with Trent 700s (-200, -300, -F, MRTT) so that would be 1,740 engines. The other 260 must be spares. I've no idea but is that about right? One spare for every 6.5 delivered? So you buy 13 A330s (=26 engines) but you also ...

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by RB211trent
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trent 7000 gains ETOPS330
Replies: 17
Views: 3404

Re: Trent 7000 gains ETOPS330

Just my opinion, but I don't think that any engine should be able to achieve ETOPS 240/330/370 certification without having had at least two or three years in service and with an excellent record of reliability during that time. The engine testing requirements do replicate these in service timescales

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by RB211trent
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR

As this is supposed to be aviation enthusiast site and having flown the bird I'd say you are 100% wrong. I would imagine most of the negative comments are from people who don’t fly on the 380 very often or at all. Where are the negative passenger experience comments? So far, at least in this thread...

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by RB211trent
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR

Strato2 wrote:
Matt6461 wrote:
We need to accept that the A380 has so far been a failure.


As this is supposed to be aviation enthusiast site and having flown the bird I'd say you are 100% wrong.

I would imagine most of the negative comments are from people who don’t fly on the 380 very often or at all.

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by RB211trent
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 1177
Views: 316722

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Qatara340 wrote:
WHen will we see the first 787-9 for QR getting built??? Have the parts been manufactured yet?

Think it’s way off. They’ve not selected the engine choice yet

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by RB211trent
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330neo possible versions with GEnx and Trent 1000
Replies: 24
Views: 5758

Re: Airbus a330neo possible versions with GEnx and Trent 1000

Basically the T7000 is a T1000 with cabin bleed.

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by RB211trent
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 In Service Thread 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 23455

Re: 787 In Service Thread 2018

What I don't understand is why the A350 is having none of these problems. Is it a completely different engine (size), and why can't that engine work on the 787? Will RR ever fix it properly, or will this keep happening as the hours build up? RR already has fixed this issue on the Trent 1000 TEN ver...

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by RB211trent
Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next A330 Neo orders....
Replies: 217
Views: 56571

Re: Next A330 Neo orders....

ilovelamp wrote:
Prost wrote:
ilovelamp wrote:
The latest rumor is an order of upwards of 50 A339NEOs (firm/options combined) by Delta as Airbus seems to be holding the line on 350 prices.


Where have you heard this rumor?


Water cooler talk. That’s all I will say.

Sounds good to me!

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by RB211trent
Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

"It is also the first member of the Trent family to feature a contra-rotating HP spool and uses the core of the very reliable Trent 500." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolls-Royce_Trent_900#Specifications_(Trent_900) RR used the Trent 500 core with a larger fan section, upping the thrust....

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by RB211trent
Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

"It is also the first member of the Trent family to feature a contra-rotating HP spool and uses the core of the very reliable Trent 500." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolls-Royce_Trent_900#Specifications_(Trent_900) RR used the Trent 500 core with a larger fan section, upping the thrust....

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by RB211trent
Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

RR will use a sort-of GTF architecture for the Ultrafan engine. Not as straightforward as the Pratt gearbox, but a definite move away from the three shaft system that their large commercial engines have used so far. Therein lies a story and several lawsuits between Pratt and Whitney and Rolls. The ...

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by RB211trent
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

RR will use a sort-of GTF architecture for the Ultrafan engine. Not as straightforward as the Pratt gearbox, but a definite move away from the three shaft system that their large commercial engines have used so far. Therein lies a story and several lawsuits between Pratt and Whitney and Rolls. The ...

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by RB211trent
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

The T7000 and T1000 are derivatives of the T900. It's the same engine with tweaks here and there. The BPR is in the same ballpark. The pressure ratio is higher but probably at the expense of durability. So it doesnt make sense to reengine for a small efficiency gain at current oil prices. I would t...

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by RB211trent
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018
Replies: 169
Views: 43341

Re: Inaugural SQ SIN-EWR A359ULR 11 October 2018

These ULH flights are a travesty against our planet and should ge forbidden at once regardless of the relative efficiency of the plane. The stage length after which carrying fuel to carry fuel is more uneconomical than two separate flights should be the limit. If you really think that you probably ...

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by RB211trent
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

lowbank wrote:

I flew three EA powered and one RR. The RR plane seemed slightly less powerful on takeoff but I was taking extra note so could just be me being over sensitive.
.

Both EA and RR engines Cover the same thrust ratings so i don’t see your point.

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by RB211trent
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Sir Tim Clark: Emirates next batches of A380s will be powered by RR
Replies: 595
Views: 95578

Re: Bloomberg: A380-Saving Emirates Deal Is Stalled Due to Engine Impasse

Interesting article, can't really blame RR. Could this be the final nail in the coffin for the A380 program? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-08/airbus-a380-saving-emirates-deal-said-stalled-on-engine-impasse?srnd=premium-europe How can it not be RR's fault. They aren't meeting perfo...

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by RB211trent
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop
Replies: 90
Views: 20967

Re: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop

It’s a certainty that the vast majority of airline passengers don’t give a diddly squat about RR’s share price. They are interested in getting from point A to point B safely and without worry or inconvenience. That being said, what is the specific technical root cause of this XWB shutdown? Some ass...

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by RB211trent
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop
Replies: 90
Views: 20967

Re: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop

Just a couple of AD's from EASA over the years relating to the XWB. 15/4/16 - ...Thrust Reverser Actuation system replacement... 30/5/17 - cracking on several intermediate pressure turbine stage 2 locking plates.. 21/12/16 - .... a certain population of compressor case support pins and hollow dowel...

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by RB211trent
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop
Replies: 90
Views: 20967

Re: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop

Guys the lead XWB engines have done 1500 cycles plus. This event was after 50 cycles, no way on earth can that be a design issue. Logic dictates that. I know lots of you guys are not Engineers. But seriously. Exactly, search compressor issues and you can get all the info you want. The ADs are acces...

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by RB211trent
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop
Replies: 90
Views: 20967

Re: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop

Is the RR Trent XWB too big for the 787? I think RR need to sell that model to Boeing. Why is there such a problem with the 787 version vs the A350? The XWB is newer, has much less in service time and the problems are durability based so I remain unconvinced that they know it isn’t a problem there ...

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by RB211trent
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO
Replies: 51
Views: 17455

Re: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO

People keep referring to the "uncontained" engine failure, but I have seen no photo or reports of fuselage damage or engine damage that would equate to an "uncontained" failure --- just sayin... Uncontained can also refer to parts coming straight out the back of the engine, so l...

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by RB211trent
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop
Replies: 90
Views: 20967

Re: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop

Now that a BA 787 also had a diversion, how are the shares doing? There was no engine failure. Fumes in the cockpit do not relate to the engines? Sorry for my ignorance… Unlike other aircraft types there are no cabin air off takes on 787 engines so any fumes onboard cannot be related to the engines.

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by RB211trent
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea 717, how long?
Replies: 28
Views: 6152

Re: Volotea 717, how long?

lightsaber wrote:
RB211trent wrote:
Turkmenistan are loosing their 717s.

To whom? When?

Are these frames being actively marketed or returned to a financing company? At what price are they offered for sale or is there an auction date?

Lightsaber

Sold on for parting, you can guess who

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by RB211trent
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volotea 717, how long?
Replies: 28
Views: 6152

Re: Volotea 717, how long?

I just need to troll in this case... Maybe Turkmenistan is looking for more B717s... I am sure these are the ones with the lowest hours, and everybody seems to forget this operator. They seem to have parked 5 out of their 7 717s. How is the paper on the airframes? It can cost an additional $3 to $5...

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by RB211trent
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 103908

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

It’s not NZ. Think again

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by RB211trent
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 287
Views: 75211

Re: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018

Speedbirdasia wrote:
The unofficial rumor is that EY’s 332Fs are headed for DHL Leipzig.

They are taking at least 2

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by RB211trent
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 353
Views: 119022

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

As I’ve said before, RR does not own engines under TotalCare contracts, The airline chooses whether it wants to go with totalcare or not. In fact RR is leasing the T900s from Dr Peters. Okay, maybe we're all getting hung-up over the specifics and semantics of what exactly a "leased" and &...

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by RB211trent
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 353
Views: 119022

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

So since the engines are leased, the plane is engine less? That means any new owner has to strike a deal with someone to have them installed on the plane? All Trent 900s are leased from Rolls-Royce under TotalCare contracts so the new owner would just sign such a contract. As I’ve said before, RR d...

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by RB211trent
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 18417

Re: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

Asian airline but not Air Asia

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by RB211trent
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca 787 in BOG
Replies: 6
Views: 1665

Re: Avianca 787 in BOG

[threeid][/threeid] The issue with the RR Trent engines is related to corrosion on the fan blades — airlines are now required to frequently inspect all their fan blades for certain kinds of corrosion (and the associated cracking). If any is discovered, they need to replace the affected blades. Becau...

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by RB211trent
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next A330 Neo orders....
Replies: 217
Views: 56571

Re: Next A330 Neo orders....

Wait till Farnborough, an Asian airline may be ordering a few, not seen them mentioned here either.

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by RB211trent
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RR Ambitions
Replies: 26
Views: 2628

Re: RR Ambitions

GE decided to go for the 777 and opted out of the A350 and A330NEO. If that was a good idea, time will tell. Some how I seem to recall GE being on the A350 and Airbus then demanding that they must provide and engine for all version or none at all, maybe it is a European thing where that change is l...

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