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by Opus99
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

After Moses lake. It will head to BFI

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by Opus99
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

BOE3 is up! 1:30 departure time. Heading to Moses lake!

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by Opus99
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

WH003 777-9 N779XY is scheduled for first flight from Paine Field August 3 at 10:00 AM https://mobile.twitter.com/mattcawby/status/1290145142322552833 Intersting, were there taxi test at all for this frame? Interestingly not. Well it came online twice this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) for like 5 m...

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by Opus99
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

N779XY (WH003) up on flight radar

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by Opus99
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 231
Views: 51066

Re: British Airways route updates

I know there's pre-clearance at DUB, but a non-stop flight will always be more appealing to premium passengers than a stop over. A DUB stop over saves no time versus a non-stop into Heathrow. Not necessarily. LCY is attractive is due to its closeness to Canary Wharf. Let us say from LCY - DUB- JFK....

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by Opus99
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Two updates this morning. WH002 has flight this morning. I’ll leave VCVspotter to do the honours with the links and details Second update. According to Matt Cawby stall 213 was cleared yesterday so it looks like WH003 might be on the runway this weekend. http://kpae.blogspot.com/2020/07/paine-field-...

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by Opus99
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

You’d think it’s far more expensive but it really isn’t. Don’t go by list price. Their prices are indeed comparable. As somebody noted up thread the price Airbus charges for the A35K for it to be profitable is what stops airlines from purchasing it. The parts are very expensive. Think about it this...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

You didn’t tell us when an ultrafan will EIS. But I can bet you it won’t be this decade. Secondly as we’ve already established, Airbus is already looking for ways to reduce their costs on the 350. Airlines are not biting on the price for the 35K albeit a brilliant more into the aircraft which they’...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

This is sounding a lot like the A380: "It's the aircraft of the future for high-demand routes" "Orders will pick up once this crisis is over" "It has the lowest CASM on the market" "Growing passenger numbers will make this aircraft necessary in slot-limited airpor...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

I think I said what and when... The A350 and B787 is less , not more efficient than the B777X (9). The reason for this is solely due to the newer and more efficient GE9X engine which is around 6-8 percent more efficient than the engines on the A350/B787. But the ultrafan is even more efficient than...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

The death knell for the 777X will be when Airbus reengines the A350 with the RR Ultrafan. RR is currently in the process of assembly of the first complete engine for start of ground testing next year. In two to three years we should se start of flight testing of the Ultrafan. Ofc Boeing will be for...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

I agree the 777x is looking increasingly the wrong plane at the wrong time. It will continue to burn money for years to come, if it is ever profitable. Boeing is in a world of hurt at the moment with 737Max and Covid. The only really profitable plane they currently have is the 767 - who would have ...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

No narrative whatsoever. Just commenting on the changing and challenging environment aviation finds itself in right now. Airbus cut their A350 rate to 5/month. Do not see any meaningful recovery until 2023 at best...2025 at worse. So my comment on EK and their 777x commitments, they already cut the...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

Wasn't the writing on the wall when EK cut their 777X orders and replaced them with 787s?? Now they talk of reducing further in favor of more 787s. I have read recently that CX & SQ have agreed with Airbus to defer orders, LH seems to be doing the same. But not a peep out of Seattle. CX in disc...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

AlanG1302 wrote:
The argument that the 380 burns more fuel than a 747 is ridiculous. The 380 is a bigger plane.

so is the 779 over the 773 and the 748 over the 747-400 but there you go

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

This is sounding a lot like the A380 Of course it's going to sound like the 747 . its the largest aircraft around. Doesn't necessarily mean its the same as the 747 ....given its about 50-100 seats larger , can fly to basically all airports, has one of the best passenger and cargo capabilities on th...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

The death knell for the 777X will be when Airbus reengines the A350 with the RR Ultrafan. RR is currently in the process of assembly of the first complete engine for start of ground testing next year. In two to three years we should se start of flight testing of the Ultrafan. Ofc Boeing will be for...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

Guys, you know, the market will end recovering and airlines will need aircraft like the 779X Not for a long time. The trend is moving to smaller aircraft and higher frequency. This was even prior to COVID. There will be more cancellations or conversions, before there are sales. This is sounding a l...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways 787-10
Replies: 84
Views: 33957

Re: British Airways 787-10

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/iagcargo_meet-the-boeing-787-10-iag-cargos-newest-activity-6 https://iagcargomagazine.com/2020/07/28/meet-the-boeing-787-10-iag-cargos-newest-aircraft/amp/ 693829714710142978-xPAw Well BA/IAG seem to love their new -10. Especially its cargo capabilities in this time. A...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

Concentrate your production and administration again on one site : Seattle -Everett - Headoffice back to Seattle from Chicago, the lines between the engineers and managers must be shortend again, with more engineers at the controls.. - reduction in aircraft parts flying over continental USA. - Seen...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

... Exactly my thinking. Boeing should move the 787 program to Everett completely. The quality control issues coming out of SC are just too much. At that point the main two lines coming out of Everett would be the 787 and the 777X Depends on which state writes the biggest check to Boeing, Is it goi...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

... Exactly my thinking. Boeing should move the 787 program to Everett completely. The quality control issues coming out of SC are just too much. At that point the main two lines coming out of Everett would be the 787 and the 777X Depends on which state writes the biggest check to Boeing, Is it goi...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

Concentrate your production and administration again on one site : Seattle -Everett - Headoffice back to Seattle from Chicago, the lines between the engineers and managers must be shortend again, with more engineers at the controls.. - reduction in aircraft parts flying over continental USA. - Seen...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 176
Views: 28014

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

If the 777-9 is proving to be more airplane than people want or need, maybe that bodes well for the 777-8, not just as a freighter but as a pax aircraft as it will still be at least as efficient as anything in its size category, even if not being used on ULR flights. Boeing would have to make desig...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet
Replies: 100
Views: 11393

Re: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet

Honestly, I’m not very comfortable with an aircraft with only one pilot talk less of an aircraft with none

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by Opus99
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates CEO says no new widebodies will launch in years
Replies: 51
Views: 15052

Re: Emirates CEO says no new widebodies will launch in years

As I see it, Boeing has the widebody market pretty well covered with the 788/9/J and 778/9. Airbus has their A339 and A359/J. Airbus probably has the bigger hole to fill in their market, but they have the A321LR/XLR, which fits all of the F, all of the J, and 70% of the Y of a 762 on something like...

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by Opus99
Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Does anyone have any update on WH003. It’s been on the ground for a while. No taxi tests. Although the first engine run happened about a month ago

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by Opus99
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

Reuters ( https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-777x-idUSKCN24P2JI ) reports two sources saying Boeing is preparing to delay 777x for several months up to a year, to try to wait out the pandemic and to try to wait for better US-China relations. This may be announced as early as next week's earn...

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by Opus99
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

Emirates believes the 777X will slip further and deliveries won't happen before 2022. So it seems Emirates was probably right. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-777x/boeing-to-delay-777x-as-demand-drops-for-big-jets-sources-idUSKCN24P2JI?il=0 SEATTLE/PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) is pr...

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by Opus99
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 175
Views: 43125

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=5

1667 (G-STBM) Now in FAL

User TC957 KLM does not have a LN Number yet. But delivery is scheduled for November and December 2020 for the two frames on order.
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https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... edit#gid=5

1667 (G-STBM) Now in FAL

User TC957 KLM does not have a LN Number yet. But delivery is scheduled for November and December 2020 for the two frames on order.

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld airlines & LHR T5
Replies: 18
Views: 2895

Re: Oneworld airlines & LHR T5

The dynamic between which One World airlines use Terminal 5 & Terminal 3 will be interesting. Which BA flights get moved to T3 ? Do BA flights to Miami, Capetown, Lagos, and Accra stay at T3 or move ? As a passenger traveling to Miami from T3 I always enjoyed using the Cathay lounges, the only ...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75671

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

So sad it ended this way, a distinguished fleet with a great airline. This fleet deserved better, too bad BA didn't reconfigure some by ripping out Club World seats and adding Y seats. IF BA had the will they would have found a way. That's life. 9/11/2001 killed the 747 Classics, COVID-19 is killin...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

Maybe when they come back with no cancellations then you’ll believe it. They said they’re negotiating deferrals, if they were looking for substitutions or cancellations I’m sure they would’ve made it somewhat obvious. How do you know what they need? Are you their fleet planner. Please rest :lol: By...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

Maybe read that. It was apparently very clear from their presentation they had no intention of swapping or cancelling they’re only focusing on deferrals. Which they will obviously get from Boeing The "official prospectus" apparently states 777-9 is sought after by CX. It doesn't mean they...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

They are in advance discussions with Boeing to delay their 779s, but no plans to cancel or swap for any 787s. https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-cathay-pacific-outlook/cathay-pacific-reaches-deal-for-airbus-delivery-delays-in-advanced-talks-with-boeing-idUKKCN24N01G The quoted news does not contain ...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

Good news from CX. They have concluded negotiations with Airbus to defer deliveries on A350s and A321s. Instead of receiving them from now thru 2023, they will receive them from now thru 2025. They are in advance discussions with Boeing to delay their 779s, but no plans to cancel or swap for any 78...

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by Opus99
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

Scotron12 wrote:
There is no official statement from Boeing that they will offer an enhanced version of the 787-10 AFAIK.

Apparently they promised NZ an enhanced version

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by Opus99
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

"I love the 777X. We’ve tried to incorporate everything we can from this new certification process into the 777X certification. We’ll start slower, no question, but I think we’re going to be in a pretty good place on that." David Calhoun on the 777x https://aviationweek.com/ad-week/video-i...

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by Opus99
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020
Replies: 1497
Views: 282872

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2020

N779XY online on Flight radar for the first time

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by Opus99
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 463
Views: 224725

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://aviationweek.com/ad-week/video- ... fix-boeing

Quite a comprehensive interview with Calhoun on COVID-19, The MAX, NMA, And Boeing as a whole really.
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https://aviationweek.com/ad-week/video- ... fix-boeing

Quite a comprehensive interview with Calhoun on COVID-19, The MAX, NMA, And Boeing as a whole really.

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by Opus99
Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75671

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

According to Forbes, the withdrawal of BAs entire 744 fleet is driven by the amount of premium seating. Some of their 744s had 100 premium seats with F and CW. They do not predict the heavy business traffic to rebound quickly. In fact, we could see their 772s also withdrawn faster than planned too....

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by Opus99
Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75671

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

More that as long the virus is spreading uncontrollably, borders won’t open up to those places. And video conferencing has proven that you don’t have to fly for a business meeting, so premium demand won’t go back to pre-COVID levels. Add in some disruption of a hard Brexit and BA is facing a perfec...

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by Opus99
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet
Replies: 284
Views: 75671

Re: Updated: BA fleet parking, will retire 747 fleet

I have had several rides on BA 747's in the 1980's, early 1990's, Oct/Nov. 2017 and Oct/Nov. 2018 JFK-LHR-JFK. The ones I took in 2017-2018 were a bit tired in their interiors and IFE, but they did the job fine. It was well understood that these 747's were on a short timeline to their end of use an...

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by Opus99
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

I don't disagree. Just kinda unfortunate that Covid-19 has arrived just as the 777X is arriving in the market. BA has now decided to permanently retire their 28 B744s. All their 12 A380s are parked. Could see them accelerate their 18 779s they have on order. Then you have EK...they don't expect the...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 67
Views: 10447

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

Leeham did a series of the the 777X at the start of last year: https://leehamnews.com/2019/01/31/boeings-777x-analyzed-part-2/ The quote: “With a 7m longer wingspan (71.8m compared with 64.8m for the 777-200LR/300ER), there was no weight gain. But the fact an 11% longer wing could be kept at the sa...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 67
Views: 10447

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

You mean other than the many claims, which neither GE nor Boeing has given us any reason to doubt, that the GE9x has 10% better cruise SFC than the latest GE90? TSFC and block fuel are not the same. You made reference to block fuel. Don’t argue for argument sake...an aircraft that’s about 12ft shor...

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by Opus99
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?
Replies: 67
Views: 10447

Re: Future Heavy Freight Aircraft (777X)?

FedEx gets enough utilization out of their TPAC fleet (15+ hours/day) that I expect the fuel savings of the 778 compared to converted 77Ws will be worth the price on those missions . But I also think they might well eventually buy converted 77Ws as an MD-11 replacement for shorter missions. Have yo...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 15, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787
Replies: 174
Views: 34011

Re: Emirates: 777X further delayed until 2022, considering to convert more orders to 787

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/largest-boeing-777x-customer-emirates-likely-to-push-out-deliveries-into-2022/ This definitely gives a bit more beef! Dominic Gates had a sit down with Tim Clark over the 777X and the pandemic for them. Key Takeaways - Emirates looking to Push 7...

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by Opus99
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 307
Views: 54867

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

There have been lots of great debates and arguments in this thread throughout the last year however one very important point will soon come to light and that is... will passengers fly in the MAX? I took an unofficial poll with roughly 40 people in the last few weeks to see if they knew they were go...

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