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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 153839

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

I still wonder why people think 7W is in any way a good idea. In Economy class for the current trend of lowest fares possible you need a high seat vs aisle rate. That is why the 777 is in 3-4-3 and not 3-3-3 and so on. 7W has the worst ratio possible and I can not see which airlines would invest in...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

scbriml - Where are the crashes over here ? The shear number of flight hours should suggest at least 4 crashes / crash landings etc . But there are none so please explain . Our opionion is the 737 max should have been grounded where the 2 airlines were not all over the world. You said - Do you and ...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why not this for Boeing's line up?
Replies: 100
Views: 16293

Re: Why not this for Boeing's line up?

Why 'too heavy'? The 757's fuselage is the same as the 737. Converting the 737 line in Renton to 757, and stuffing 737 electronics into the 757 cockpit shouldn't be too difficult. The wing is massively bigger than the 737 and even A321, and achieves nothing more than the latter. All that weight is ...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 153839

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

I still wonder why people think 7W is in any way a good idea. In Economy class for the current trend of lowest fares possible you need a high seat vs aisle rate. That is why the 777 is in 3-4-3 and not 3-3-3 and so on. 7W has the worst ratio possible and I can not see which airlines would invest int...

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Does anyone here, that is familiar with the technical aspects of the 737, know if the structural wash out of the wing got changed when the new winglet on the MAX got planned/installed and how much influence the new winglet has on tip stall characteristics of the 737 compared to the older/no winglets...

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787-10 as replacement for 757 and 767
Replies: 43
Views: 6906

Re: 787-10 as replacement for 757 and 767

For the 767-400ER yes, the 757 not at all. Just write down the specs of the 757 and you will see.

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tel Aviv aviation thread
Replies: 43
Views: 6546

Re: Tel aviv aviation thread

http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=TLV-DRW/PER&DU=nm


It is not perfect but probably something like this:

http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=TLV-JIB-PER/DRW/MEL/SYD&DU=nm

but avoiding the Saudi air space. Will add another 50-100 odd nm to the total flying down the red sea.
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Devilfish wrote:


It is not perfect but probably something like this:

http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=TLV-JIB-PER/DRW/MEL/SYD&DU=nm

but avoiding the Saudi air space. Will add another 50-100 odd nm to the total flying down the red sea.

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

So can anyone point to documentation verifying that MCAS 1.0 would ever activate in response to an airplane approaching a 1G stall? Despite the fact that Boeing expanded MCAS's authority (without telling the FAA) beyond the original ultra remote and miniscule corner of the envelope, I think it's au...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 153839

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

Keesje - I'm just kidding you here. You want Boeing to go 6W as you know the best response to that would be a tight light 7W especially as Airbus has the nice 220 5W cross section as well for those 49 out of 50 routes that are less than 1,300NM. BTW I was 2,700 NM range on my NSA-L - not 5,000nm. B...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 153839

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

Flying doesn't necessarily doesn't mean in service - call it first flight in 2025 - delivery in 2027 which seems more reasonable and time enough to do a derivative of an existing engine (Possibly an GTF LEAP using the existing core). Yes Boeing may lose a bunch of orders on the MAX but I think this...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 153839

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

Who in their right mind would accept Max's from now til 2027? It's already got the stigma behind it and this essentially becomes a product that is dead on arrival. Boeing would have to slash prices further than they already have for 7 years to keep production and coffers flowing. I realize we live ...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 153839

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

It wouldn't surprise me if it is flying in 2025. Do you think so? Because even if Boeing could get it done till 2025 I can not see how there will be a new engine ready till then. If launched in Summer 2020 in Paris, I expect EIS in 2027 probably 2028 just because there will be no engine ready befor...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 153839

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

If launched in Summer 2020 in Paris, I expect EIS in 2027 probably 2028 just because there will be no engine ready beforehand. Next Paris air show is 2021. The major show next year will be Farnborough in July. Oh yeah, my bad. Anyway the engine problem. I just can not see a wide body engine being r...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 153839

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

It wouldn't surprise me if it is flying in 2025. Do you think so? Because even if Boeing could get it done till 2025 I can not see how there will be a new engine ready till then. If launched in Summer 2020 in Paris, I expect EIS in 2027 probably 2028 just because there will be no engine ready befor...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout
Replies: 134
Views: 29196

Re: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout

The -10 sits the same height above the ground on the tarmac and only raises mid rotation. If you google “max 10 gear” you’ll find some videos no doubt. Fred Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk What if it does not raise, or only on one side? Relative to other problems, the gears tend to fail quiet of...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout
Replies: 134
Views: 29196

Re: Boeing 737 Max 10 Rollout

So the -10 sits up higher on the main gear than the other MAX due to levered gear, correct? I recall reading the MAX fwd landing gear minimum height is a few inches greater than the NG. Are there any modifications to the slide sizes on the main cabin doors being this plane is higher off the ground?...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

It is a strawman argument anyway. Certification requirements look at defined regular operating conditions. It is like saying "Oh, the brakes of our new car need 100m to stop the car from 100 km/h, this is okay because when the road is icy no car can stop faster..." I know but if your airc...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

And those atmospheric conditions that can cause those controls to get lighter than allowed by regulation are why you can't just rely on feel alone and why if the controls are just a little lighter than allowed by the regs it shouldn't really lead to a material decrease in safety. You must be consta...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

This includes a recognition that atmospheric disturbances occur that do not require the pilots assistance to push the airframe thought to stall rapidly. Ray And those atmospheric conditions that can cause those controls to get lighter than allowed by regulation are why you can't just rely on feel a...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

We also have computers that are slightly more powerful than the 1950's - yet Kelly Johnson and the Skunkworks were able to do the SR-71 which is pretty non-conventional and a quasi lifting body with slide rulers back in the 50's. A prototype to prove the concept could be done very quickly to prove ...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

No one really knows how they will do it - all we think we know is that NMA was strongly rumored to be 7W and Ovalish, as was NSA. Due to the specific properties of Carbon non-traditional shapes can be explored and taken advantage of. It seems like Boeing has been working on this for 10-20 years - I...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

We have debated this multiple times - the Rumor is Boeing is using something like half a circle on top and 1/3 of a bigger circle on the bottom - that takes care of a lot of the hoop stresses and the floor compression issues. But how? The largest diameter is not where the floor is, it is roughly wh...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

You have not proven (and neither have I) that 6W or 7W has an advantage/disadvantage in terms of weight. 1. on a directly comparative level of circular vs circular the hoop stresses from pressurisation scale with the square of the diameter and therefore for equal floor area (the 7w requiring less l...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

Plus you would pick up 50% more space in the belly per M of Fuselage which is a big advantage as well. A 3-3 circular fuselage would be lighter and longer than same seat capacity 2-3-2. So also a longer cargo belly, housing more standard AKH containers and pallets than a undefined wider container. ...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A320neo in the USA
Replies: 28
Views: 6052

Re: The A320neo in the USA

CEOs you can fly till 30 and they are still profitable especially on short stints <2h. Why replace them with an existing frame at 20 years of age when you can use them for 10 more. Delta will be the first one to start replacing them but it will be interesting how. Some probably with A321 others mayb...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Just wondering, if the FAA does not give the green light before Christmas and the US-government manages to be shut down again, would this effect the FAA this time? They just avoided one for now but December 20th is the next date. ( https://edition.cnn.com/2019/11/21/politics/senate-government-shutdo...

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by FluidFlow
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should the Commonwealth create a Common Aviation Area like the ECAA in Europe?
Replies: 40
Views: 3700

Re: Should the Commonwealth create a Common Aviation Area like the ECAA in Europe?

I think if you look at certain nations you know that this will never happen. I mean how will India and Pakistan ever agree on something. Or many of the African nations that are also not really the best friends. Most of the member countries have totally different agendas. I am actually surprised that...

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

I dont know but everyone here speaks about a tight light ovoid fuselage with twin aisle but single aisle economy. ... The overall costs for the 787 were actually in the range of $45B, initially it is estimated that the deferred production costs were close to $30B + $15B development costs. That was ...

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

Why 30 billion $? I don't think Boeing would repeat the mistakes of the B787. Also not much innovation planned. When was the last time a plane designed without major innovations? We speak about a DC-10, not a Tristar. "After a development process that cost US$5.4 billion to December 2015, incl...

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

That is probably also why Boeing can not close the business case for a clean sheet MoM. $30B$ investment for a new MoM can not be recovered when your competitor can get to the same result by spending $5bn. Why 30 billion $? I don't think Boeing would repeat the mistakes of the B787. Also not much i...

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

Really where did a light A330 fly? Or to be more exact please tell me how many precent of A330 fuselage parts are equal to A300 fuselage parts and can be interchanged between the 2. Wise up - you are usually much more subtle than this. I do not get the point to be honest, why you would stick with t...

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates President slams other airlines and Airbus for mishandling and retiring A380
Replies: 294
Views: 43679

Re: Emirates Chairman slams other airlines and Airbus for mishandling and retiring A380

There are only a handful of things that could bring Airbus to do a 180 on the 380 and invest in a NEO and all of them are highly unlikely: 1. Somehow in the next six months multiple countries (EU+some others) decide to limit international long haul from and to their country to 1 flight per route pe...

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by FluidFlow
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Perhaps everyone here should stand up and make the picture perfect aircraft that has ZERO failures. Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed, Embraer, all of them, are waiting to see how it’s done. Because I’m pretty sure all of them have created something that a crew “somewhere” Do you realize this exact scenario...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 752243

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Maybe Ethiopian got this contract with Boeing for a very cheap price, as a kind of compensation for the Max grounding. Trading-off the compensation fee with the contract value. Or Boeing insisted upon it if Ethiopian wanted to continue flying it's planes. The final report isn't out yet - maybe it w...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates President slams other airlines and Airbus for mishandling and retiring A380
Replies: 294
Views: 43679

Re: Emirates Chairman slams other airlines and Airbus for mishandling and retiring A380

There are only a handful of things that could bring Airbus to do a 180 on the 380 and invest in a NEO and all of them are highly unlikely: 1. Somehow in the next six months multiple countries (EU+some others) decide to limit international long haul from and to their country to 1 flight per route per...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 family overtakes 737 family in total orders
Replies: 114
Views: 16865

Re: A320 family overtakes 737 family in total orders

As long as Boeing does not bring anything remotely competitive to the table that can challenge the position of the A321 every operator that has the free choice of product (not having a restriction in the business case like only 737 operator, etc.) the A320 family and especially the NEO will outsell...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320 family overtakes 737 family in total orders
Replies: 114
Views: 16865

Re: A320 family overtakes 737 family in total orders

From my point of view the only reason the A320 family is now so successful is the A321. If you look at the MAXvsNEO sales the one frame lifting the NEO way above the MAX is the 321. This aircraft is the holy grail of NB products right now and will be for a long time if Boeing does not come up with s...

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by FluidFlow
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two AA flights diverted to Dublin
Replies: 41
Views: 12411

Re: Two AA flights diverted to Dublin

The BBC is challenging the story of AA for the diversion citing anonymous sources that the aircraft was actually in bad shape and that the reason was a broken APU and that AA knew of the broken APU days before.

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-50461302

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by FluidFlow
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

Because the fuselage would be way too heavy for the plane, as the structure is designed for the weight of the A339 and a MoM would have to be considerably lighter. Not if it is cheap. You can have a less efficient aircraft if you can buy it for less. The total cost is way more important than one si...

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by FluidFlow
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

No, it would not. A optimized plane of A300 size, would be a totally new plane. At best it would share a cross section with the A330, but that would be it from a design perspective. Why would a new wing and a shorter fuselage with a new engine be a new aircraft? The NG got a new wing and a new engi...

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by FluidFlow
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

If I would be at Airbus I would develop a new Wing (47m Span) and winbox for a 52m long A330-500neo. Might need a new Tail. Get a new engine with lower thrust (55'000-60'000). Make sure it can be build on the same line as the current A330neo. I agree. But why not use the full 52 m which gates allow...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?
Replies: 395
Views: 54737

Re: Any leaks, ideas, or otherwise: What is Airbus' next clean-sheet aircraft?

If I would be at Airbus I would develop a new Wing (47m Span) and winbox for a 52m long A330-500neo. Might need a new Tail. Get a new engine with lower thrust (55'000-60'000). Make sure it can be build on the same line as the current A330neo. Might cost $5B to develop but it would help bring costs f...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This just in: First AC A220 out of paint
Replies: 62
Views: 14220

Re: This just in: First AC A220 out of paint

Check the logo What's with the logo? The logo is mirrored versus how it should be. The stem should be to the left and the opening on the circle to the right. L and R templates must have accidentally been switched. Interestingly the logo next to the right front door is correct. So yeah they must hav...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: This just in: First AC A220 out of paint
Replies: 62
Views: 14220

Re: This just in: First AC A220 out of paint

https://fly.airbus.com/2qCw7wU

A slight refresh will be in store, I am sure!


Looks fine, what’s the issue?


Check the logo
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Whiteguy wrote:
rikkus67 wrote:
What a beauty! Canadian proud! Just one "small" error for the eagle-eyed. I give it 5 seconds for someone to point it out. (You had ONE JOB, paint shop....)

https://fly.airbus.com/2qCw7wU

A slight refresh will be in store, I am sure!


Looks fine, what’s the issue?


Check the logo

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"
Replies: 299
Views: 54459

Re: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"

I do not know the contracts but if Airbus invests now in A220 lines, the A220 program does not make any profit if you just invest more than the profit would be without investing. And at one point the A220 will belong fully to Airbus, when the ramp up is finished and the cash flows in. So I think in...

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by FluidFlow
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"
Replies: 299
Views: 54459

Re: Air France Studies Stretched Airbus "A220-500"

Skewed information. Actual deliveries with yearly improvements behind it: 2016 7 2017 17 140% 2018 34 100% 2019 44 (37 till september) 30% 2020 100+ (projected) 127% Only 2019 could be considered sluggish with 30%+ which is quite a an accomplishment. A320 production team would kill to get that numb...

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by FluidFlow
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 377
Views: 74548

Re: Swiss Aviation Thread - 2019

Some parts (3) were found in the suspected area where the LX A220 had the IFSD. They still miss a 70cm piece of the fan.

Source in German: https://m.20min.ch/schweiz/news/story/teile-des-triebwerks-der-swiss-a220-gefunden-13856619

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by FluidFlow
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Group announces another year of profits
Replies: 49
Views: 7266

Re: Emirates Group announces another year of profits

Minuscule profits compared to the US big three And these results don’t come close to their own in previous years do they ? Looks like EK’s charmed life has run its course You can not compare US, EU and other carriers to EK as their operations are totally different. I don't know if DL could make a p...

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by FluidFlow
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Catering Reductions in economy and premium economy
Replies: 190
Views: 23063

Re: Lufthansa Catering Reductions in economy and premium economy

Does LH still has the glass bottled beer on European routes? I remember I once had to down one on a hop from Munich to Geneva. Was surprised they even offered service on that hop and it was after 10 in the night so I thought why not have a beer and they brought one in a glass bottle. Felt at least l...

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