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by pygmalion
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 21
Replies: 261
Views: 50577

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 21

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tortugamon" class="quote" target="_blank">tortugamon</a> (<a href="#107" class="quote">Reply 107</a>):<br/><i>Quoting kanban (Reply 103): The pr...

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by pygmalion
Tue Sep 24, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Has The 787 Been Performing Lately? (Part 1)
Replies: 250
Views: 64059

How Has The 787 Been Performing Lately? (Part 1)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sankaps" class="quote" target="_blank">sankaps</a> (<a href="#81" class="quote">Reply 81</a>):<br/><i>Norwegian received their first 787 on June...

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by pygmalion
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Has The 787 Been Performing Lately? (Part 1)
Replies: 250
Views: 64059

How Has The 787 Been Performing Lately? (Part 1)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sankaps" class="quote" target="_blank">sankaps</a> (<a href="#69" class="quote">Reply 69</a>):<br/><i> Keep in mind the 787 is no longer a that ...

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by pygmalion
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing 787 - Extended Parking In The Sun
Replies: 9
Views: 7861

RE: Boeing 787 - Extended Parking In The Sun

the dimmable windows arent installed until after the interior goes in. The airplanes in storage dont have interiors.. Interiors install only takes a couple weeks. The dimmable portion of the window is a separate portion from the structural pressure portion that is seen on the outside. the exterior w...

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by pygmalion
Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Dimmable Window And The Sun
Replies: 200
Views: 39047

RE: 787 Dimmable Window And The Sun

It may not be obvious, but the dimmable window pane is not part of the sidewall and can be changed independently of the sidewall and/or window itself. Takes about 20 minutes to change and does not require removal of the sidewall for access.

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by pygmalion
Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai A330 Incident In Bangkok
Replies: 128
Views: 62419

RE: Thai A330 Incident In Bangkok

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pellegrine" class="quote" target="_blank">Pellegrine</a> (<a href="#119" class="quote">Reply 119</a>):<br/><i>I doubt this, and I wouldn't be so...

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by pygmalion
Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai A330 Incident In Bangkok
Replies: 128
Views: 62419

RE: Thai A330 Incident In Bangkok

this is going to have larger effects on the A330. Bogie beam detailed inspections are already required every two years and replacements every 10 years by EASA directive. With this accident that <acronym title="Avialeasing Aviation Co. (Uzbekistan)">AD</acronym> is going to get revised to higher freq...

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by pygmalion
Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH We Have A Problem: UA 767 Gear Collapse (pics)
Replies: 57
Views: 36682

RE: IAH We Have A Problem: UA 767 Gear Collapse (pics)

No, nothing would happen actually. the actuator would just push against the gear but its not enough force to move it against the airplane weight. The hydraulic system has cooling etc and just supplying pressure wont make it overheat. The pumps maintain 3000 psi while they are on as part of their nor...

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by pygmalion
Fri Aug 16, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH We Have A Problem: UA 767 Gear Collapse (pics)
Replies: 57
Views: 36682

RE: IAH We Have A Problem: UA 767 Gear Collapse (pics)

yes all Boeing aircraft have ground mode protection. The nose gear folds in the direction the tire rolls so there is relatively little resistance. The main goes up sideways and would have to drag the tires sideways, It could happen on ice but not on dry or wet pavement. There just isn't enough force...

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by pygmalion
Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What If OZ214 Was A 787?
Replies: 35
Views: 17310

What If OZ214 Was A 787?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bikerthai" class="quote" target="_blank">bikerthai</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>Yeah, but with the stress concentratio...

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by pygmalion
Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What If OZ214 Was A 787?
Replies: 35
Views: 17310

What If OZ214 Was A 787?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/warreng24" class="quote" target="_blank">warreng24</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>I think that the "weak point" in the 7...

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by pygmalion
Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Will The Ethiopian 787 Be Repaired?
Replies: 109
Views: 29119

RE: How Will The Ethiopian 787 Be Repaired?

<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="#74" class="quote">Reply 74</a>):<br/><i>When was the last time the AOG team did a wet la...

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by pygmalion
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Will The Ethiopian 787 Be Repaired?
Replies: 109
Views: 29119

RE: How Will The Ethiopian 787 Be Repaired?

<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="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i>I have never heard of such a large bolted repair...

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by pygmalion
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Will The Ethiopian 787 Be Repaired?
Replies: 109
Views: 29119

RE: How Will The Ethiopian 787 Be Repaired?

<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="#70" class="quote">Reply 70</a>):<br/><i>The "movable stands" are high precision tooling,...

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by pygmalion
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How Will The Ethiopian 787 Be Repaired?
Replies: 109
Views: 29119

RE: How Will The Ethiopian 787 Be Repaired?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airtechy" class="quote" target="_blank">airtechy</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i> I'm still assuming that the plane will ...

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by pygmalion
Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 787 On Fire At Heathrow Part 6
Replies: 250
Views: 48433

RE: ET 787 On Fire At Heathrow Part 6

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seahawk" class="quote" target="_blank">seahawk</a> (<a href="#191" class="quote">Reply 191</a>):<br/><i>Batteries are also affected by environme...

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by pygmalion
Thu Jul 18, 2013 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 787 On Fire At Heathrow Part 5
Replies: 324
Views: 50141

RE: ET 787 On Fire At Heathrow Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Klaus" class="quote" target="_blank">Klaus</a> (<a href="#295" class="quote">Reply 295</a>):<br/><i>Quoting CO953 (Reply 278): One thing I suppo...

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by pygmalion
Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 787 On Fire At Heathrow Part 3
Replies: 300
Views: 76726

RE: ET 787 On Fire At Heathrow Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/slinky09" class="quote" target="_blank">slinky09</a> (<a href="#172" class="quote">Reply 172</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Wow, that i...

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by pygmalion
Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 First Flight Official Thread - Part 2
Replies: 292
Views: 50897

RE: A350 First Flight Official Thread - 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="#209" class="quote">Reply 209</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> beautiful a...

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by pygmalion
Wed Jun 05, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing To Open Engineering Facilities In CA & SC
Replies: 22
Views: 6871

RE: Boeing To Open Engineering Facilities In CA & SC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pianos101" class="quote" target="_blank">pianos101</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It wasnt a Bo...

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by pygmalion
Fri May 10, 2013 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350XWB Countdown To The First Flight
Replies: 324
Views: 103924

RE: A350XWB Countdown To The First Flight

Has Airbus completed the static testing needed to clear the A350 for flight? I looked for news but couldn't find anything. Here are some of the milestone tests needed for first flight. Static testing to at least limit load. Taxi test to full rotation speeds and subsequent braking. Fueling tests and ...

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by pygmalion
Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1
Replies: 266
Views: 58130

787 Grounded Aircraft: Back To Service Thread Part 1

An Ethiopian Airlines 787 returned to service when it made a revenue service flight with a 787 Dreamliner on a commercial flight from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, April 27th..

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by pygmalion
Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Etops Review Is Seperate From Battery Review
Replies: 53
Views: 12478

RE: 787 Etops Review Is Seperate From Battery Review

A main battery fault 5 minutes after takeoff in and of itself would not cause a diversion. In most normal and non-normal operations its not even used in flight.

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by pygmalion
Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Grounds 787 Part 5
Replies: 267
Views: 37101

RE: FAA Grounds 787 Part 5

I think about 30ish of the 787 went through their rework facility last year and were delivered.. so there should be some room since they haven't been sending any new ones through there since mid last year.

If irrc there are only a dozen or so left to bring up to delivery configuration.

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by pygmalion
Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Grounds 787 Part 5
Replies: 267
Views: 37101

RE: FAA Grounds 787 Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flood" class="quote" target="_blank">flood</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>Yes, that's my point - their figures represent...

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by pygmalion
Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Grounds 787 Part 5
Replies: 267
Views: 37101

RE: FAA Grounds 787 Part 5

Boeing quotes are fleetwide dispatch reliability and would include all 50 airplanes including UA

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by pygmalion
Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Grounds 787 Part 5
Replies: 267
Views: 37101

RE: FAA Grounds 787 Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i> <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>, I am sure that there are a dozen reasons why what I am about to suggest is a horrible idea, We all know t...

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by pygmalion
Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Dreamliner Private Jet?
Replies: 64
Views: 25035

RE: 787 Dreamliner Private Jet?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tdscanuck" class="quote" target="_blank">tdscanuck</a> (<a href="#35" class="quote">Reply 35</a>):<br/><i>Quoting gabrielchew (Reply 33): how on...

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by pygmalion
Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Grounds 787 Part 4
Replies: 269
Views: 33189

RE: FAA Grounds 787 Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0"> Wow, thank you so very much. Some much needed perspective on a very serious topic! The amount of word mincing, pseudo-legal babble, and over- and re-interpretation of pu...

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by pygmalion
Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 Braking Problem
Replies: 48
Views: 21086

RE: ANA 787 Braking Problem

press release from Boeing yesterday said 50,000 hours and averaging 150 flights a day.

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by pygmalion
Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 Braking Problem
Replies: 48
Views: 21086

RE: ANA 787 Braking Problem

There are 46+ 787 in service. Its not like there are only a handful flying around. An anti skid controller or a brake controller box going bad and requirng replacement is not that uncommon on ANY modern aircraft, electrical or hydraulic actuated. If they had the <acronym title="Las Cruces - Internat...

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by pygmalion
Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ-787's Etops Rating At Risk Due To Batteries?
Replies: 86
Views: 27467

RE: WSJ-787's Etops Rating At Risk Due To Batteries?

everything inside the pressure vessel of the airplane.. basically everything inside the fuselage... is tested to be burn proof and self extingushing. <acronym title="Albenga (Villanova d'Albenga) (- Clemente Panero) (ALL / LIMG), Italy">ALL</acronym> materials in the pressurized section of the airpl...

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by pygmalion
Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force 1 On Radar; Accident?
Replies: 25
Views: 14479

RE: Air Force 1 On Radar; Accident?

It is true though that 3 Marine helicopters fly when ever the POTUS is flying in Marine 1. Marine 1 and two more identical helicopters. They fly in formation and its not until Marine 1 lands on the lawn that you can tell which one is actually Marine One.

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by pygmalion
Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small Plane Collides W/ Car On Approach
Replies: 112
Views: 7234

RE: Small Plane Collides W/ Car On Approach

The runway landing threshold is about 450 feet farther down the runway. The pilot should have been about 20' feet higher if he wasnt aiming to land way short of the threshold. There is NO stop sign at the runway on this public (not airport) road. There is no reason for traffic to stop. The original ...

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by pygmalion
Tue Oct 23, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engines Under Wing Or On Fuselage
Replies: 35
Views: 10081

RE: Engines Under Wing Or On Fuselage

The other tradeoff is that to install engines next to the fuselage, you need to significantly beef up the fuselage to withstand sonic fatigue forces on the aluminum skin.

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by pygmalion
Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 10
Replies: 306
Views: 64165

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 10

a lot of time the stop is to allow the ground ops people a chance to familiarize themselves with the new airplane they will be turning around later.

Its best to do it now on a non-scheduled delivery flight than under the schedule pressure of regular operations.

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by pygmalion
Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 10
Replies: 306
Views: 64165

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 10

The 40-25 and 40-26 buildings are 50 feet wider than the others. Both buildings were both originally constructed in 1991 for 777 production but in the end, only the 40-25 was ever activated for the 777. When the 787 came along, they used the empty 40-26 and then later reconfigured the south end of t...

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by pygmalion
Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 9
Replies: 238
Views: 49529

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 9

Grant County International Airport KMWH (ex Larson Air Force Base) has a 13,500 runaway. Boeing owns the East Ramp and buildings and has used it for years as a test facility. No ramp fees. Good weather,

Why wouldn't Boeing use it for whatever they feel like?

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by pygmalion
Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 EIS Delayed To Second-half 2014: Flightglobal
Replies: 80
Views: 16368

RE: A350 EIS Delayed To Second-half 2014: Flightglobal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Roseflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">Roseflyer</a> (<a href="#36" class="quote">Reply 36</a>):<br/><i>I don’t see where there is overconfide...

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by pygmalion
Fri Jul 27, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 EIS Delayed To Second-half 2014: Flightglobal
Replies: 80
Views: 16368

RE: A350 EIS Delayed To Second-half 2014: Flightglobal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>The question is: why do the manufa...

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by pygmalion
Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 5
Replies: 251
Views: 51995

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 5

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/lightsaber" class="quote" target="_blank">lightsaber</a> (<a href="#232" class="quote">Reply 232</a>):<br/><i>At this point that might be the be...

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by pygmalion
Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific To Order 26 A350-1000
Replies: 140
Views: 32301

RE: Cathay Pacific To Order 26 A350-1000

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Confuscius" class="quote" target="_blank">Confuscius</a> (<a href="#126" class="quote">Reply 126</a>):<br/><i> 767-400/787 - A330 was the driver...

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by pygmalion
Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Fines Boeing - $13.6Mil -Late Service Bulletin
Replies: 56
Views: 8043

RE: FAA Fines Boeing - $13.6Mil -Late Service Bulletin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cmf" class="quote" target="_blank">cmf</a> (<a href="#44" class="quote">Reply 44</a>):<br/><i>Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 40): Where were they d...

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by pygmalion
Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Fines Boeing - $13.6Mil -Late Service Bulletin
Replies: 56
Views: 8043

RE: FAA Fines Boeing - $13.6Mil -Late Service Bulletin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tdscanuck" class="quote" target="_blank">tdscanuck</a> (<a href="#27" class="quote">Reply 27</a>):<br/><i>If you breach the wiring of an intrins...

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by pygmalion
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF New 737 Overhead Bins
Replies: 12
Views: 4453

RE: QF New 737 Overhead Bins

overhead bins are designed to some serious limits.

9G forward, 3.5g up, 6.5g down, 3g side at full placarded load limit.

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by pygmalion
Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Reaches 10,000 Orders
Replies: 29
Views: 8147

RE: 737 Reaches 10,000 Orders

there were 607 commercial DC-3's built and well over 10,000 C-47's. Many of those 10,000 were then converted to commercial service after the war. I doubt very much though that the commercial market would ever have gotten to 10,000 on its own even if some of them are still flying today. I think all v...

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by pygmalion
Thu Jul 05, 2012 3:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Will Be A Sitting Duck At Farnborough
Replies: 53
Views: 13396

RE: A400M Will Be A Sitting Duck At Farnborough

They slid first delivery to March 2013 as well. They had only made it half way through the endurance testing when they had to stop due to metal chips found in the Avio gear box. They are on hold until they find the cause. This continues to be a very troubled program. Good luck to them. Sounds like t...

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by pygmalion
Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787 For Qatar (pic)
Replies: 53
Views: 23207

RE: First 787 For Qatar (pic)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zkojq" class="quote" target="_blank">zkojq</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Does anyone know why the registration of Qatar...

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by pygmalion
Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Orders Airlines To Put Oxygen Back In Lav's
Replies: 24
Views: 11780

RE: FAA Orders Airlines To Put Oxygen Back In Lav's

$44 million for all airplanes/airlines total. That's not each airline. Installed base in the US is probably around 5-6,000 airplanes. So cost is something like $10,000 USD per aircraft.

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by pygmalion
Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AviationWeek - 787 Better Than Expected Fuel Burn
Replies: 200
Views: 43062

AviationWeek - 787 Better Than Expected Fuel Burn

Per <acronym title="Avianca (Colombia)">AV</acronym> Week article from June 25, 2012, "The first two operators of the Boeing 787-8 are seeing better-than-anticipated fuel burn, despite prior expectations of below-par performance as a result of data from predelivery flight tests. The numbers, though ...

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