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by oschkosch
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/n ... 805099002/
already reported up thread!

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GSPSPOT wrote:
Not exactly grounding-related, but certainly not good news: https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/n ... 805099002/
already reported up thread!

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by oschkosch
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

So now more FOD, but in Renton! Why did they not check this earlier? Why is this coming out now? https://leehamnews.com/2020/02/18/boeing-finds-debris-left-in-new-737-maxes-now-in-storage/#more-32624 Boeing finds debris left in new 737 MAXes, now in storage Boeing recently discovered some of its sto...

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by oschkosch
Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations
Replies: 112
Views: 28918

Re: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations

I flew on IG once, always good to have these short lived airlines in the log! Meridiana did fly for more than 27 years. Not really short lived. But indeed good for you to have logged this airline. I saw it many times at Amsterdam Airport and also in Italy, but unfortunately I have never flown on it...

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by oschkosch
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

It is not what can be produced, but what must be replaced. Agreed, but you can only replace a product you are physically are able to produce, no matter the demand. If Boeing only has open slots for 30 new orders per year (as an example for the next 4 years while they work through the backlog and ra...

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by oschkosch
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

seahawk wrote:
There will be many large orders placed in the coming weeks.


Sources please? Or is it just your own opinion/hope?

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by oschkosch
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777X vs A350 CASM
Replies: 259
Views: 28259

Re: 777X vs A350 CASM

I guess we will only know upon EIS of the 777x?

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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148619

Re: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial

The Canadian company can be independent whilst out sourcing e.g. sales, marketing, procurement etc. to Airbus. Why should they start to build up e.g. a totally new and second sales team when Airbus can do all the work for them? Or would you (again as an example only) expect Airbus Canada Inc. (or wh...

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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not
Replies: 376
Views: 56478

Re: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not

VV wrote:
the A340-500


The A340-500??? Huh?



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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not
Replies: 376
Views: 56478

Re: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not

Define "slight MTOW increase". https://www.qantasnewsroom.com.au/media-releases/qantas-update-on-project-sunrise/ The press realease says (emphasis added). " Airbus will add an additional fuel tank and slightly increase the maximum takeoff weight to deliver the performance required f...

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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

Another excellent article from Dominic Gates.. Looks like the wiring issue wont go away.. Boeing is arguing that the wiring is the same as the 737NG which hasnt had a problem.. the FAA saying that it doesn't comply with current standards.. https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/faa-...

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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not
Replies: 376
Views: 56478

Re: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not

Any idea when QF announces that PS order for Airbus?

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by oschkosch
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155912

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will

Well the reality is just because an aircraft is 2" taller and 13" wider on each side and weighs about the same with the same engines and wing won't make it burn 15% more fuel. How can it weigh the same if it is taller and wider? Gesendet von meinem SM-G950F mit Tapatalk Noooo! oschkosch y...

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by oschkosch
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155912

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will

Gentlemen, as amusing as it is to read your little contest, it really is getting out of hand. I think physics and common sense should be put before enthusiasm. Gesendet von meinem SM-G950F mit Tapatalk Well the reality is just because an aircraft is 2" taller and 13" wider on each side an...

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by oschkosch
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155912

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

Gentlemen, as amusing as it is to read your little contest, it really is getting out of hand. I think physics and common sense should be put before enthusiasm.

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by oschkosch
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 62911

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

KlimaBXsst wrote:
I still think the E195 E-2 is a awesomely cool looking airplane which will find its niche.
But is a niche enough to be a commercial success? You don't launch a plane to sell just a few pieces.

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by oschkosch
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Bombardier Sells Remaining Stake in A220 Program
Replies: 249
Views: 33245

Re: UPDATED: Bombardier Sells Remaining Stake in A220 Program

Congrats to Airbus and Quebec! Excellent deal!

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by oschkosch
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NMA/MOM/797 variant performance analysis
Replies: 151
Views: 13631

Re: NMA/MOM/797 variant performance analysis

Nma will never be 7W, absolutely no point in doing so.

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by oschkosch
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NMA/MOM/797 variant performance analysis
Replies: 151
Views: 13631

Re: NMA/MOM/797 variant performance analysis

Fred, I admire your calculations and your patience! Well done!

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by oschkosch
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations
Replies: 112
Views: 28918

Re: Updated: IG (Air Italy) Ending Operations

I flew on IG once, always good to have these short lived airlines in the log!

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by oschkosch
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Storm Ciara over Europe - Impact on Aviation
Replies: 166
Views: 19085

Re: Storm Ciara over Europe - Impact on Aviation

I was meant to fly yesterday on LH but literally everything was cancelled. Rebooked for tomorrow.

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by oschkosch
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155912

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will

One question though: if the NMA was about to be launched a year ago (and I fully understand why it would not have been, given the MAX grounding), why does Boeing have to go back to the drawing board a year later? If the NMA proposal was solid a year ago, it would be as solid today. Unless, as many ...

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by oschkosch
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair submits offer to Boeing on new 737MAX order
Replies: 197
Views: 30929

Re: Ryanair submits offer to Boeing on new 737MAX order

then it is clearly well played by MOL, might even set a precedent for other pending max orders.

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by oschkosch
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

Maybe the nma stands for new max airplane? They theoretically could surprise us all and say "we went back to the drawing board and came up with a new single aisle plane, pending max orders can be converted over to the nma".

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by oschkosch
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

“ Technical experts at the EU’s aviation safety agency want Boeing to relocate certain electrical wiring in the 737 MAX to reduce the risk of short circuits—the latest potential delay in getting the jet back in the air” Apparently this is new.. not the rudder cables, electrical wires around the tai...

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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1684
Views: 319762

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

... Emirates can ask whatever they ask. You're kicking an open door, that was really not the point. If the biggest customer asks for additional testing, Boeing will bend over. Which means additional certification time is required. I wanted to say Emirates can ask whatever they want, but it might no...

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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

Surprised that it has not been mentioned in this thread, but it looks like the SEC is probing Boeing regarding the max!!!! It's nothing new. The SEC started the investigation back in May 2019. Hence why this isn't news. I reckon some journalist missed this at the time. https://www.businessinsider.n...

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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95879

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

Surprised that it has not been mentioned in this thread, but it looks like the SEC is probing Boeing regarding the max!!!! https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-737max/boeing-discloses-u-s-sec-probe-over-737-max-idUSKBN1ZU2VP Boeing Co on Friday disclosed it was being investigated by the Securit...

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by oschkosch
Sat Feb 01, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155912

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will

Checklist787 wrote:
"Widebody comfort with narrowbody economy"...


Have you noticed that Boeing has NOT been using that once popular claim of theirs in quite a while now? For me that implicates that a 2 aisle nma is not coming

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2nd2none wrote:
Norwegian may use their Airbus order: In Norwegian https://e24.no/boers-og-finans/i/XgBLkm ... ertegrense



Can you translate it a bit please?

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by oschkosch
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155912

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

so how about if the nma will be a 2-4-2 cabin?

would that work out?

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by oschkosch
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 152857

Re: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement

SQ22 wrote:
Please keep this thread on topic or it will be locked. Thanks.
Do we need 2 threads about the Nma anyway? Maybe merge the 2?

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by oschkosch
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?
Replies: 136
Views: 18982

Re: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?

VV wrote:
I indeed heard a lot of conflicting "information" about the A220 noise.

Many of those who said it is quieter than A320neo failed to me more specific than "it is quieter".



Break a habit and also kindly be more specific ;-)

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by oschkosch
Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?
Replies: 136
Views: 18982

Re: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?

Are you absolutely sure? Yes, 110% sure. It is a much quieter plane. Since I live in Europe I often fly via ZRH, it is a great connecting hub and very often flights from Germany or other countries are on the A220. And yes, I am speaking about new A220 planes. Is that what Airbus says in their docum...

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by oschkosch
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?
Replies: 136
Views: 18982

Re: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?

Okay, you describe a quiet aircraft. But are you absolutely sure it is quieter than the A320neo??? I've flown a lot on A320CEO's and a few times on the A320NEO as well as the A220. The A220 is definitely quieter. Are you absolutely sure? Yes, 110% sure. It is a much quieter plane. Since I live in E...

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by oschkosch
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?
Replies: 136
Views: 18982

Re: DL A220 "Whisperjet"?

Are you absolutely sure A220 is quiter than A320neo???? At least one friend told me its cabin noisy on the ground and in flight there a strong hissing sound. In Row 11 (right next to the engine), it was pretty darn quiet. The hissing sound your friend heard was probably a partially-open gasper. I i...

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by oschkosch
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q4 Earnings Comparison - DL UA AA
Replies: 18
Views: 4980

Re: Q4 Earnings Comparison - DL UA AA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Largest_a ... _the_world
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There is even a wikipedia page regarding largest airlines in the world showing various rankings!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Largest_a ... _the_world

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by oschkosch
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191466

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Sorry to ask if already done. When (I presume) RTS is authorised, will grounded in-service aircraft receive upgrade attention before built but undelivered frames or will Boeing seek to clear the undelivered grounded frames first so rhey can be delivered and $$$ start comng Boeing's way? I ask becau...

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by oschkosch
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80868

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

Opus99 wrote:
Pilots said 777x outperformed their expectations. Nice to hear
well it depends on what they were expecting I guess!

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by oschkosch
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80868

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020

Has it landed?

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by oschkosch
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PGL (LOT) cancels Condor Takeover
Replies: 135
Views: 19880

Re: Updated: PGL (LOT) Selected as Strategic Investor for Condor

767s at Condor now expected to be phased out starting in 2024. "During a press briefing today, Polska Grupz Lotnicza’s chief executive Rafal Milczarski – who also heads subsidiary LOT – said that the Condor fleet renewal will begin by 2024 and that the German leisure carrier would require 'at ...

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by oschkosch
Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: PGL (LOT) cancels Condor Takeover
Replies: 135
Views: 19880

Re: Updated: PGL (LOT) Selected as Strategic Investor for Condor

impressive move by LOT! I see Condor becoming closer to Star Alliance, they are already a partner.

I think it is way too early to tell if this means Boeing or Airbus get an upper hand.

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by oschkosch
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155912

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

In the interview he says the new CEO says that the 737 MAX will stay on for a full generation. After all the scrutiny I’m sure it will be a super good airplane. But that statement together with starting the NMA from scratch have made me wonder if Boeing will continue with a 767 engine update slotte...

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by oschkosch
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155912

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

In the end it was the most unneeded statement in a long time, but it smells like the Boeing we know and not in a good way. 1. our main fault was that we underestimated the incompetence of others 2. we had one super new plane coming but we will now stop it and turn it into something even more amazin...

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by oschkosch
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaigns Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 69
Views: 13051

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaigns Discussion Thread - 2020

fcogafa wrote:
600 on the net order list: 95 A220-100 and 505 A220-300


shame they won't make any money on most if not all of those
because of...? Source?

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by oschkosch
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 152857

Re: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement

I think it will be a clean sheet fully FBW targeting the single aisle market. Competing against A320, A321 and especially the A321LR/XLR.

The proposition will be for existing customers to switch from max to the new thing.

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by oschkosch
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191466

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

MSPNWA wrote:
scbriml wrote:
Why? In what way is "the public" sufficiently hurt or harmed by the grounding of MAX that would cause them to "rise up"?


Do you think we're not ultimately paying for the grounding?
well I'm not paying for it. Are you?



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by oschkosch
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191466

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

There seems to be a Boeing announcement coming asap on this. And Airlease boss has recommended a name change for the max. https://www.investors.com/news/boeing-stock-slips-737-max-rival-airbus-a320-sees-unprecedented-demand/ Boeing (BA) stock fell on a report that the company now sees getting regula...

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by oschkosch
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191466

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

What if Boeing gets the 800 or so MAX flying, and then make about 220 a year for 10 years for a total run of 3,000 aircraft. Is that a reality they are willing to comprehend, or is that so little to be unthinkable? what if they don't is the more interesting question currently. Gesendet von meinem S...

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by oschkosch
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China, Italy expand flying rights dramatically: 174 weekly frequencies allowed
Replies: 41
Views: 6058

Re: China, Italy expand flying rights dramatically: 174 weekly frequencies allowed

Given the current Italian economy, AZ in a terminal death spiral, Air Italy's growth stagnant, Rome probably wants as many foreign tourists as possible spending their money in the country. That’s not how Chinese inbound tourists work, they fly in on Chinese airlines, take Chinese owned tours, stay ...

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by oschkosch
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 191466

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

BBC with a new story: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-51153286 Victims' families slam report into 737 Max crashes Relatives of a man killed in one of two crashes involving a Boeing 737 Max have condemned a report into the disasters. The expert panel behind the report concluded the system used to c...

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