Search found 757 matches

by billreid
Mon Dec 01, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B787-9 Payload Range Updated
Replies: 48
Views: 21259

RE: B787-9 Payload Range Updated

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sunrisevalley" class="quote" target="_blank">sunrisevalley</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Also, the engine SFC EIS value...

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Nov 20, 2014 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hidden-City Ticketing Lawsuit
Replies: 90
Views: 14459

RE: Hidden-City Ticketing Lawsuit

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hufftheweevil" class="quote" target="_blank">hufftheweevil</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>I used to be a ticket age...

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Nov 20, 2014 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17: New Evidence Points To Russian BUK Missile
Replies: 204
Views: 31030

RE: MH17: New Evidence Points To Russian BUK Missile

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/torontofly" class="quote" target="_blank">torontofly</a> (<a href="#64" class="quote">Reply 64</a>):<br/><i>Ukrainian govt did not choose to clo...

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Nov 06, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Exec Has Warning For GRR Future
Replies: 55
Views: 11995

RE: WN Exec Has Warning For GRR Future

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kcrwflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">kcrwflyer</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>If they're looking at leaving <acronym t...

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Nov 06, 2014 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge Livery - For Mainline Fleet?
Replies: 41
Views: 11810

RE: Air Canada Rouge Livery - For Mainline Fleet?

Was in Charleston <acronym title="Shandong Airlines (China)">SC</acronym> visiting the city this last weekend. Drove past the Boeing plant and saw a B787 in <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> colors on the Boeing apron. I have to say the ICE colors are one of the sharpest in the world. No need...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sun Oct 26, 2014 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330NEO All Gone Quiet... Any New Orders Expected?
Replies: 82
Views: 25955

RE: A330NEO All Gone Quiet... Any New Orders Expected?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hufftheweevil" class="quote" target="_blank">hufftheweevil</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>I don't think 4 months after lau...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sun Sep 28, 2014 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 Reloaded
Replies: 204
Views: 34898

RE: AF447 Reloaded

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mandala499" class="quote" target="_blank">mandala499</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i>Sidestick priority button is all you...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sun Sep 28, 2014 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF447 Reloaded
Replies: 204
Views: 34898

RE: AF447 Reloaded

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>That would be the Tenerife airport disas...

Jump to post
by billreid
Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Launches New Long Haul Cabin Product
Replies: 16
Views: 10257

RE: Thomas Cook Launches New Long Haul Cabin Product

Does this apply to Thomas Cook UK, Condor Ge or both?

Jump to post
by billreid
Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New SRQ Flights?
Replies: 18
Views: 2871

RE: New SRQ Flights?

Its no news at all. <acronym title="Sarasota - Bradenton International (SRQ / KSRQ), USA - Florida">SRQ</acronym> has lost so much over the years and year to date continues to lose in reference to <acronym title="Fort Myers - Southwest Florida International (Regional) (RSW / KRSW), USA - Florida">RS...

Jump to post
by billreid
Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380-900 Coming Or Is It Another "Airbus Dream"?
Replies: 190
Views: 26461

RE: A380-900 Coming Or Is It Another "Airbus Dream"?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Zeke" class="quote" target="_blank">Zeke</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Airbus is just doing a public service to keep a....

Jump to post
by billreid
Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ways To Tackle Air Rage Related Diversions Issue
Replies: 40
Views: 3252

RE: Ways To Tackle Air Rage Related Diversions Issue

How about an ejection seat and a parachute in the lav. Would solve the problem with the push of a button.

Jump to post
by billreid
Tue Sep 02, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Predicted VS Actual $$ Performance
Replies: 62
Views: 17709

RE: 787 Predicted VS Actual $$ Performance

This thread is nothing short of weird, yes you hear this from me! The question should be "How is the B787 performing on a seat mile cost versus what Boeing sold to the operators?" What <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> has to say about this is truly irrelevant in terms of seat cost ...

Jump to post
by billreid
Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?
Replies: 57
Views: 10364

RE: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i>Amedeus is interested because they will ...

Jump to post
by billreid
Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 380-700, 380-900 And 380-1000
Replies: 82
Views: 31212

RE: Airbus 380-700, 380-900 And 380-1000

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/blueshamu330s" class="quote" target="_blank">blueshamu330s</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Thanks for the laugh. Regards Jo...

Jump to post
by billreid
Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?
Replies: 57
Views: 10364

RE: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>Based on the reported dates, FedEx cancelled...

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?
Replies: 57
Views: 10364

RE: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?

Any thought if this. Impacts residual value?

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?
Replies: 57
Views: 10364

RE: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?

From what I hear from both KarelXWB and Stitch, it's a stretch to go through with conversions. Really too bad. I wonder if that impacts residual value of the A380, does it get depreciated off the books quicker than a B748, and how would that impact economics. Is the B777 in the same set of shoes too...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Aug 20, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?
Replies: 57
Views: 10364

A380 Conversion To Freighter Or Combi?

I have not read much at all about this. I would believe it might change the residual value of the aircraft, but it raises interesting questions also so when considering a combi or straight out conversion. Could a combi conversion be built like the B747 combi? Would it be interesting in having a uppe...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sun Aug 17, 2014 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters
Replies: 184
Views: 26132

RE: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/racercoup" class="quote" target="_blank">racercoup</a> (<a href="#126" class="quote">Reply 126</a>):<br/><i>At the end of the day Leahy can only...

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Aug 14, 2014 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters
Replies: 184
Views: 26132

RE: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zckls04" class="quote" target="_blank">zckls04</a> (<a href="#99" class="quote">Reply 99</a>):<br/><i>The salesman and the product are part of t...

Jump to post
by billreid
Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters
Replies: 184
Views: 26132

RE: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#81" class="quote">Reply 81</a>):<br/><i>That's a ludicrous statement. Clue - look ...

Jump to post
by billreid
Tue Aug 12, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters
Replies: 184
Views: 26132

RE: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zckls04" class="quote" target="_blank">zckls04</a> (<a href="#77" class="quote">Reply 77</a>):<br/><i>What conclusions exactly does the consumer...

Jump to post
by billreid
Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters
Replies: 184
Views: 26132

RE: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I think you m...

Jump to post
by billreid
Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters
Replies: 184
Views: 26132

RE: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/racercoup" class="quote" target="_blank">racercoup</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>I guess you like your news bundled and...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sat Aug 09, 2014 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters
Replies: 184
Views: 26132

RE: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/hloutweg" class="quote" target="_blank">hloutweg</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>By the way, <acronym title="Philippine Air...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sat Aug 09, 2014 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters
Replies: 184
Views: 26132

Boeing Tops Airbus - Reuters

In a scathing article Reuters trashes Airbus's orders this year. Link: <a href="http://finance.yahoo.com/news/boeing-tops-airbus-orders-wide-230604741.html" target="_blank">http://finance.yahoo.com/news/boeing...-airbus-orders-wide-230604741.html</a> Quote: "At mid-year, Boeing Co is crushing Airbus...

Jump to post
by billreid
Tue Jul 29, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Zweibrücken Airport To Be Closed
Replies: 31
Views: 8306

RE: Zweibrücken Airport To Be Closed

What is the regulations if the airports are in different countries and is the 100km via air or via road?

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!
Replies: 18
Views: 3395

RE: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/IADLHR" class="quote" target="_blank">IADLHR</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Totally agree. I know of a few very frequent...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Changes Order From A350-800 To A330-800neo
Replies: 142
Views: 31453

RE: HA Changes Order From A350-800 To A330-800neo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N766UA" class="quote" target="_blank">N766UA</a> (<a href="#54" class="quote">Reply 54</a>):<br/><i>There's also no way a re-engined A330 could ...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Jul 23, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyTeam: What Now After MH17?
Replies: 24
Views: 14504

RE: SkyTeam: What Now After MH17?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetlanta" class="quote" target="_blank">jetlanta</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>There could very well be some relevance. F...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Jul 23, 2014 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Changes Order From A350-800 To A330-800neo
Replies: 142
Views: 31453

RE: HA Changes Order From A350-800 To A330-800neo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>Quoting billreid (Reply 32): now they are ...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Jul 23, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!
Replies: 18
Views: 3395

RE: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!

BTW sorry for the slow reply. But I kept on getting a error message saying try again later last night. Not sure why?? PIA needs to improve parking, and charge a nominal similar to what is charged to people downtown when parking there. PIA needs to increase revenues from Retail, Food & Beverage. ...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!
Replies: 18
Views: 3395

RE: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!

What they should do is determine what is best for them and forget what <acronym title="Bloomington / Normal - Central Illinois Regional (BMI / KBMI), USA - Illinois">BMI</acronym> does. Airports do not compete for passengers, ever. Airlines compete for passengers all the time. Regardless of what an ...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!
Replies: 18
Views: 3395

RE: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!

FLYPEORIA thanks. I mean no negativity but reality is that there is only so much demand within a community of Peoria's size. Swings in demand will occur, however for Peoria to really grow the Authority would need to go outside the box and become innovative in their approach to increasing air-service...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Changes Order From A350-800 To A330-800neo
Replies: 142
Views: 31453

RE: HA Changes Order From A350-800 To A330-800neo

Agree totally on the payload restrictions. <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym>-HNLin January will be iffy at best. Similar to the weight restrictions North America on the B-762. Could fly 10 months a year to ORDfrom cities like <acronym title="Brussels - Nat...

Jump to post
by billreid
Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyTeam: What Now After MH17?
Replies: 24
Views: 14504

RE: SkyTeam: What Now After MH17?

Irrelevant. The alliance is the alliance. People will fly where they need to and when they need to. The real question will be what reductions in demand will result and whether flights will be dropped or scaled back.

Jump to post
by billreid
Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!
Replies: 18
Views: 3395

RE: PIA (Peoria, Ill.) Traffic Up 10% In June!

Interesting starting a thread for a "10 percent growth airport" that is dominated by 50 seat aircraft and seasonal charters. Peoria is saddled with inherent problems. The town is absolutely dominated by CAT. As goes CAT, so goes the community. Yet so many of their employees depart from CHI airports ...

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Jul 17, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 2
Replies: 194
Views: 84880

RE: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KarelXWB" class="quote" target="_blank">KarelXWB</a> (<a href="#63" class="quote">Reply 63</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I am deeply s...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Patents Plane With No Cockpit Windows
Replies: 73
Views: 20569

RE: Airbus Patents Plane With No Cockpit Windows

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aesma" class="quote" target="_blank">Aesma</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Synthetic vision is...

Jump to post
by billreid
Fri Jul 04, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Patents Plane With No Cockpit Windows
Replies: 73
Views: 20569

RE: Airbus Patents Plane With No Cockpit Windows

Where this would be a total no is in the event of a crash or emergency operation or hi jack or terrorist activity. There is a need to see what is going on on the ground elsewhere. Video systems do not have the move-ability of a head on a swivel. As long as lives are involved human eyes will be needed.

Jump to post
by billreid
Sun Jun 29, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-Im Subsidies Impact On US Carriers And Jobs
Replies: 22
Views: 2973

RE: Ex-Im Subsidies Impact On US Carriers And Jobs

The problem is easy. Unless the EU takes a similar position then all Anderson and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> wil do is hurt US jobs. If Airbus offers financing through EU support then the airlines will simply go with <acronym title="Air Berlin (Germany)">AB</acronym> product...

Jump to post
by billreid
Thu Jun 19, 2014 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flier Stranded As DL Voids US Airways Ticket
Replies: 45
Views: 16233

RE: Flier Stranded As DL Voids US Airways Ticket

I had a similar situation between <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>. Only this case <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> issued the ticket and <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> said they di...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sat Jun 14, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow! Emirates Cancels Entire A350 Order Part 2
Replies: 140
Views: 31699

RE: Wow! Emirates Cancels Entire A350 Order Part 2

Am shocked by those who say loss of order is not a problem. What an idiotic statement. It assumes that there is unlimited demand for the A350. If 70 aircraft were cancelled one can not assume that those frames would be replaced. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><fon...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow! Emirates Cancels Entire A350 Order
Replies: 297
Views: 68176

RE: Wow! Emirates Cancels Entire A350 Order

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UAEflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">UAEflyer</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>Logically <acronym title="Emirates (Unit...

Jump to post
by billreid
Sat May 31, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad's Secret Loans Revealed
Replies: 151
Views: 33243

RE: Etihad's Secret Loans Revealed

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/turn720" class="quote" target="_blank">turn720</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Your comment di...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed May 14, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cockpit Breach In 2 Seconds
Replies: 15
Views: 14446

RE: Cockpit Breach In 2 Seconds

The only way to prevent entry 100% is with a secondary barrier/door. A single door with people passing through is asinine if there are three or four perpetrators in the forward cabin. A 200lb guy easily takes out a 120lb flight attendent, but what happens if there are four guys attacking? On the fli...

Jump to post
by billreid
Mon May 12, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Mulls Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 74
Views: 28752

RE: Virgin Atlantic Mulls Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

SRB's quote sounds genuine, not much debate here. Also Delta may be saying forget the A380.

Jump to post
by billreid
Sun May 04, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 59
Replies: 253
Views: 40417

RE: MH Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 59

i read today that 11 people were arrested in Malaysia for questioning about MH370. They all have known ties to terrorist groups. Is there something authorities know that has been held back for well over a month? If I recall the government stated over 30 days ago that they were treating this as a cri...

Jump to post
by billreid
Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Says No To 757 Max Rumours
Replies: 88
Views: 23549

Boeing Says No To 757 Max Rumours

Go ahead and design a whole new bird. Thats OK.
But in the end there will be demand for a B757 size bird.

No argument on looks.
The B757 vs the B737 (Any model) Is like like comparing Kim Bassinger to Carey in the 80's.

Jump to post