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by TonyClifton
Thu May 28, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Widebody supersonic airliners
Replies: 8
Views: 1958

Re: Widebody supersonic airliners

To get over this the plane should have a flatter design and variable wing sweep for better performance is sub/supersonic flight, like in the Boeing 2707 but is 10 economy seats abreast. Imagine even putting a 747-style hump on this futuristic skyship. Fuel efficiency is important in operating costs...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 28, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

So the destination is too close, not too far. Now that's a funny problem to have. CRJ-200: Maximum take-off weight (CRJ200 ER) 51,000 lb 23,134 kg Maximum landing weight 47,000 lb 21,319 kg https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/canada/crj200-specs.htm ATR 72: Max take-off weight (basic) 22,...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 28, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

Could either of Embraer or Bombardier made a convincing enough case to GE or Pratt to make a replacement in the class of the CF34? Passport is of course a business jet engine, but surely there’s the basis of a decent engine for RJs there, likewise the PW800. I doubt it. As above, CF-34 was largely ...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 28, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

There isn't a requirement for 90 mins of fuel on the ground per say. But there is a requirement that you can't dispatch over your MFPTOW (Max flight plan take off weight), the max weight where you can depart that you will allow you to land at your destination at your Max Landing Weight. So the dest...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 28, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

What if there was an engine that focused on the 10k-20k lb thrust band like CF-34 instead of PW at 15k-35k? This would be great but there's any engine like that in the market today? Not that I know. Agree. This is kind of a "what if" thought experiment. I guess I'd boil it down to "h...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 28, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

I believe the main point of contention is, there's any possible viable (technical and economical) to have an aircraft able to keep the scope clauses in the long run? From the point of view of the manufacturers apparently is hard (maybe impossible) to develop a 76 passenger new generation of airplan...

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by TonyClifton
Wed May 27, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

With all of the seasonal weather patterns in the Northeast and Midwest, turboprops will get hammered during irrops conditions. Can you expand on that? Jets have a better chance of being above weather. Not the massive towering cumulus of course, but a jet at 35,000+ ft will clear far more weather th...

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by TonyClifton
Tue May 26, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

I believe in the same thing but the last time I said it out loud here I almost got beaten by unionists who believe that companies will prefer to please their employees than their shareholders. But you know how A.net is a strange place, here a second hand 767 is always a better option than an A330ne...

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by TonyClifton
Mon May 25, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

Passport weighs 2,000# more PER engine, it’s a high altitude, Mach .90, low cycle design when a RJ needs a lightweight, low-ish altitude, M.78, high cycle engine. Try again. This is true for the Passport 20 the 20k lbf version, EASA certificate stated it weighs 2065,7kg (4554lb), and provides 79 - ...

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by TonyClifton
Mon May 25, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

Why the weight limit? So that airlines cannot buy whatever aircraft they see fit and call it an RJ by limiting seats. Hypothetically something like an ERJ-190 or CRJ-1000 or even up to A318 or 717 if you got big enough armchairs in it. I know Mesa flies around some RJs greater than 76 seats, but I ...

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by TonyClifton
Mon May 25, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

There are typically the scope limits of: 70 seats and 76,000 lb 76 seats and 86,000 lb There is also a lighter weight Japanese 70 seat scope (anyone have the weight? I'm going off memory). The 76 needs great efficiency (heavy engines) and a minimum range of 1500nm. The 70 seater needs a minimum ran...

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by TonyClifton
Mon May 25, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

I bet airlines will get scope release in exchange for keeping more pilots during this climate. They won't. 76 seats, 86,400lbs. The pound one is just retarded. Can’t they just accept the new version of the same airplane is a little heavier. With respect to the E2, it’s not the same version, the -17...

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by TonyClifton
Mon May 25, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16829

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

50 seat flying is going the way of the dodo. Look at how Delta has continually shrunk it over the years. COVID passenger drops will make 4x 50 seat markets 2x 76 seat, or some combination. We could also see the smallest markets drop off but be replaced with the likes of Air Choice One, Southern Expr...

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by TonyClifton
Mon May 25, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 497
Views: 103490

Re: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread

I fully agree there is a market, the major 76 seat replacements start in around 2027. I think Embraer will be content to pump out ERJ-175s in the mean time to fill the spots here and there. Think the MRJ as we know it is on ice at best. It might be a very different jet they end up rolling out later...

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by TonyClifton
Mon May 25, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 497
Views: 103490

Re: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread

Let's face it, the M100 will not see daylight. In the best case scenario Mitsubishi will be able to certify of the M90 in 2024 and start deliveries in 2025 and then maybe they will look back at the M100 if the scope clauses don't chance until there, add more five to ten years to develop it and be c...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 24, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 497
Views: 103490

Re: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread

Let's face it, the M100 will not see daylight. In the best case scenario Mitsubishi will be able to certify of the M90 in 2024 and start deliveries in 2025 and then maybe they will look back at the M100 if the scope clauses don't chance until there, add more five to ten years to develop it and be c...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 24, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 975
Views: 36082

Re: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall

That’s not accurate at B6. Can’t speak for NK or F9. Certainly is, I know multiple. Left seat time far more prevalent, but it wasn’t unheard of. 2 to 3 years in a regional right seat is ATP plus a thousand more hours or so. My point was the shortage was ATPs and not commercial pilots. Since the ATP...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 24, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 975
Views: 36082

Re: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall

We should expand on this. The major US airlines never had trouble finding good candidates. It was the smaller aircraft that require an ATP that felt the brunt of the shortage. There was still a surplus of commercial pilots. The shortages were in ATPs. Private Jet pilots in the right seat will have ...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 24, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 975
Views: 36082

Re: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall

I’m really surprised the majors are going to furlough. It took them a while to get in this position the pilot shortage doesn’t go away once traffic gets back. If anything it gets worse since who is going to start a commercial now? I hate to say it, the shortage is largely gone. Looking out based on...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 24, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight School Recommendations for Student Pilot
Replies: 7
Views: 1984

Re: Flight School Recommendations for Student Pilot

- Find a school you like. Do you feel like going there all the time? - Find a school you trust with regards to quality. Do they seem professional in most respects, such as maintenance, student bookings, payments? Even just the state of the facility. - Find a school that doesn't ask for a massive up...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 24, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 318
Views: 67319

Re: LATAM moving towards bankruptcy

Presumably Delta was aware of these points when they took the decision to partner with Latam and still decided that it was a good business proposition? Air demand had yet to collapse to nothing when Delta made their decisions. If Delta had known covid-19 was coming they certainly would not have inv...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 24, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread
Replies: 497
Views: 103490

Re: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — Flight Test & Production Thread

Well, let's face it. Things are royally screwed up in the airline industry. Let's say tomorrow they got this plane approved, it isn't going to fly off the shelves in this environment. They have to deliver, but I'm sure it's gonna be a bit now. The airplane has good potential for sure. The issue it ...

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by TonyClifton
Sat May 23, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight School Recommendations for Student Pilot
Replies: 7
Views: 1984

Re: Flight School Recommendations for Student Pilot

Go to a school that you enjoy, it doesn’t matter if it’s mom and pop at the local FBO or massive renown program. I’ve seen every possible background hired at a legacy carrier, it just depends on the individual and what you do to set yourself apart. Save money now, helps because the career has its up...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 21, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

the RLA can string out Negotiations for YEARS that under an Industrial Labor CONTRACT? The negotiations would have ended when the contract ended and there would BE no flying until a NEW or Extended contract was in place. Also? Most of the Majors would not even want to take ot to arbitration. Becaus...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 21, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

Good luck fighting the big corporations and the army of lobbying lawyers they have at the government. This is how the capitalism system works, profit over people, shareholder over employees. If the unions do not budge they will find a way to override the unions, either legally (with the companies l...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 21, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 265
Views: 56490

Re: Minister: THAI "Financial Status Critical"; Rehab Program Failing

Airbus has served notice of debts Thai owes on 30 leased aircraft, as the carrier struggles to formulate a plan for financial recovery. https://thethaiger.com/hot-news/economy/more-trouble-for-ailing-thai-airways-as-airbus-calls-in-its-debts Looking at the fleet matrix, I suspect that Airbus might ...

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by TonyClifton
Tue May 19, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

Yes, but how long is the service cycle for those frames for each regional airliners today in the USA? The older ERJ-170/175 and CRJ700 are almost 20 years old already and if you consider a 2500 cycles per year on each plane most of the older E-jets are reaching almost 50k cycles by now. Another fac...

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by TonyClifton
Mon May 18, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

Lol you still think a company can just throw out a union contract? How do you not understand that it isn’t up to the company? If they could do that, they would have. Contracts are signed by two parties. One can’t unilaterally change something in it. That’s not how this works. I don’t know why you k...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 17, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

They were basically the MD-11 replacement but IIRC there were some issues with the pilots agreeing on a rate to fly the things so initial deliveries were delayed. DL never really had a chance to build up a 777 fleet pre 9/11 and then bankruptcy. If you take a look at DLs network back then the only ...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 17, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

I never understood why DL had such a small fleet of 777-200ERs (not counting their LRs). When they were delivered back in the late 1990s/early 2000s, what was there intended purpose? I seem to recall they were using the 764s on domestic high-density routes exclusively during this time (Hawaii, Flor...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 17, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

The common thread here is the shock of the 777 fleet being retired, Remember something Ed said, We will be retiring any planes or fleets that are within five years of retirement. That to me say the days for the 777 fleet were numbered way back in January. We just did not know it yet. I bet the Lata...

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by TonyClifton
Sun May 17, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

Only avenue I see as possible for scope changes would be a reduction in total aircraft for more large RJs or heavier jets. Hypothetically saying “instead of 200 50 seat and 100 76 seat, we will do 100 50 seat and 150 76 seat”. Overall a reduced number and puts more of the high value RJs in play. Co...

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by TonyClifton
Sat May 16, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

Only avenue I see as possible for scope changes would be a reduction in total aircraft for more large RJs or heavier jets. Hypothetically saying “instead of 200 50 seat and 100 76 seat, we will do 100 50 seat and 150 76 seat”. Overall a reduced number and puts more of the high value RJs in play. Cou...

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by TonyClifton
Sat May 16, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

They’re ALL a common fleet. They’re separate categories: 765 and 7ER. The 350s are more efficient for the same mission, and the 20% CASM benefit in an environment where there is little international demand Is the driver. That’s what I said. Separate for flight ops, scheduling etc. Parking the 777 r...

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by TonyClifton
Sat May 16, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Internally, at DL 75/76 are common fleet, 764 excepted. Hence removing the 777 gains flight ops efficiencies, rather than a slimmer 75/76 fleet which will also see older birds beer-canned IMHO. Keeping an entire fleet of 18 jets for one maybe two routes will never offset the actual fleet cost. Agai...

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by TonyClifton
Fri May 15, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

If they want to restart that route, they are going to need to carry that extra cargo to make it viable. In this case the ULH range wasn't needed, its ability to lift extra weight (due to its increased thrust and ability to have the extra fuel tanks fitted for the weight) meant that if they weren't ...

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by TonyClifton
Fri May 15, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

Sure, but the thing with negotiation is it’s not just forced to accept. Scope is where it is, and the company can’t throw down a new contract with new limits and force anybody to sign. Even in Ch.11 it’s a negotiated process. I don’t understand the pathological obsession on this site with increasin...

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by TonyClifton
Fri May 15, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

The other option is that airline industry drops 76 seat regional jets altogether. Never though about this, but it makes sense. Airlines might want to put pressure reducing mainline payrates, and this would not justify 76 seaters any longer. You don’t even have to “reduce mainline pay rates”. You si...

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by TonyClifton
Fri May 15, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

I`m not drinking the E2 kool-aid, the thing is there's no other option in the horizon expect the E175E2, unless by some miracle Mitsubishi develops and certifies the M100 in record time with half the budget. If the scope does not change what will be the option of the companies when the E175E1 and C...

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by TonyClifton
Fri May 15, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 284
Views: 45123

Re: Allegiant Looking To Purchase More Used A320's

I can see G4 making some moves..... IMO, they are in the best position of any US carrier with their low costs and their plethora of bases in reopened Florida. They have already seen searches & web traffic outpace the same periods last year. Their cash burn was already extremely low (1-2M per da...

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by TonyClifton
Fri May 15, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 148952

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

and? Pray Tell? How the Scope clause would be changed and Just who would force that change in the USA? What Major airline is going to risk a strike by their Pilots in this time frame? Especially? When ALPA has pay scales in place FOR the E-175 thru -195 to be flown in mainline service already? ALPA...

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by TonyClifton
Fri May 15, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Removing the 777 removes an entire fleet type from the equation. Pilots, tech ops, scheduling. There’s 18 777s while over 100 combined 757/767s. Totally more sense to eliminate the odd one out, especially when 288 seats and ULH range isn’t needed for a long time. If they want to restart that route,...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 14, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 975
Views: 36082

Re: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall

Delta is already abrogating the regional rules in their contract that require them to maintain a certain ratio of mainline flying to regional flying I'm sure. 35 Large RJs are parked until a flow down is provided. Ratios are present on the UA and AA scope clause, but I do not believe it is present ...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 14, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 975
Views: 36082

Re: DL Will Have 7,000 Extra Pilots in Fall

This might give pilots a cause for thought regarding the scope clause. I am not saying to give the store away, but just enough to allow a slightly bigger aircraft such as the E-175-2 which is a natural progression in replacing the E-175 down the line. The airline business is never going to be the s...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 14, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

That is good to know. Thanks for the insight, I've never been an expert on engines. I thought that at least the Trent XWB on the 350 and the Trent 7000 on the A330neo would share more than a few parts. The PW4000s are actually quite different. There were 3 major variants of the PW4000, the 94 inch,...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 14, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Thanks for the insight. The A350 should have no problem on Australia routes or ATL to Asia then? Here is your problem. The 77L into sydney could carry a hell of a lot more cargo, year round than the old 744. It's range was never needed and DL never installed for the longer range fuel tanks, but it ...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 14, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

The 350 and 330 cannot do what the 777 can. United and American Airlines will have a competitive advantage when it comes to very long routes with their 777s and 787s. I’m fairly confident DLs fleet planners have an idea of what their aircraft and do, and what they need them to do. But DL's fleet pl...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 14, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Detroit313 wrote:
The 350 and 330 cannot do what the 777 can.

United and American Airlines will have a competitive advantage when it comes to very long routes with their 777s and 787s.

I’m fairly confident DLs fleet planners have an idea of what their aircraft and do, and what they need them to do.

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 14, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 123507

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

So DL will have an only Airbuses widebodies fleet. Conveniently ignoring the large 767 fleet? DL would have to give up many TATL destinations without a small widebody. They are likely to stop retrofitting some of the 763ERs with the new Delta One and Premium Select, but older ones have been getting...

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by TonyClifton
Thu May 14, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 284
Views: 45123

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

I think Allegiant does okay out of this. They are very good at random route/day scheduling and can figure out how to balance and fill up planes. Once Vegas and Disney reopens I expect slow but somewhat normal Ops. They’re in a better spot that most US carriers.

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