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by XT6Wagon
Mon Nov 30, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transaero (UN) 747-8i Ready At PAE ... And Now?
Replies: 51
Views: 25266

RE: Transaero (UN) 747-8i Ready At PAE ... And Now?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Devilfish" class="quote" target="_blank">Devilfish</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>What are the odds of the U.S. Government...

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Nov 30, 2015 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is GE Aviation's Future Smaller Than Today?
Replies: 28
Views: 4559

RE: Is GE Aviation's Future Smaller Than Today?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jmchevallier" class="quote" target="_blank">jmchevallier</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>I believe having elected to cut ...

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is GE Aviation's Future Smaller Than Today?
Replies: 28
Views: 4559

RE: Is GE Aviation's Future Smaller Than Today?

Man, Then RR is in deep trouble with its complete lack of narrowbody presence, and only a couple widebodies its exclusive on.

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by XT6Wagon
Fri Nov 27, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Drops MAX Supplier
Replies: 54
Views: 15068

RE: Boeing Drops MAX Supplier

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WIederling" class="quote" target="_blank">WIederling</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i> What about Boeing asking for condit...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic 789 - G-VCRU - Windshield Cracks
Replies: 7
Views: 9124

RE: Virgin Atlantic 789 - G-VCRU - Windshield Cracks

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DeltaB717" class="quote" target="_blank">DeltaB717</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Exactly. Reasonably safe, yes. But unlik...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic 789 - G-VCRU - Windshield Cracks
Replies: 7
Views: 9124

RE: Virgin Atlantic 789 - G-VCRU - Windshield Cracks

Its not a safety issue outside of loss of vision. Modern airliner windows are built like bullet proof windows with some extra features to deal with the cold. So its a relatively thin coat of glass laminated onto a thick acrylic section which provides the strength. The glass is for abrasion resistanc...

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by XT6Wagon
Wed Nov 18, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A350-1100 Information From Reuters
Replies: 268
Views: 51630

RE: New A350-1100 Information From Reuters

<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="#256" class="quote">Reply 256</a>):<br/><i>Yet people call the 78X best thing sin...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aus BT: QF Eyes Nonstop SYD-JFK Flight With 777-8
Replies: 95
Views: 16554

RE: Aus BT: QF Eyes Nonstop SYD-JFK Flight With 777-8

I'd be shocked. <acronym title="Qantas (Australia)">QF</acronym> seems to have a nasty habit of ordering planes well after they are needed, and if they happen to have actual planes on order they need, canceling them close to delivery anyway. Yet, maybe there is hope. Maybe they can order some planes...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Presses EK To Finance A380neo Part 3
Replies: 123
Views: 12816

RE: Airbus Presses EK To Finance A380neo Part 3

The nail in the coffin for me is that <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> has stated that 25 frames already on order can be converted to the NEO. Airbus can't even get to the NEO from here with existing orders, so the loss of 25 means some pretty ugly reports from 2018-2023...

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Next -- A $15B Question
Replies: 188
Views: 28767

RE: Boeing's Next -- A $15B Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Burkhard" class="quote" target="_blank">Burkhard</a> (<a href="#131" class="quote">Reply 131</a>):<br/><i>Which shows that the advantages that c...

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: France C-130J Order Approved
Replies: 13
Views: 7727

RE: France C-130J Order Approved

I'm guessing its mostly the no ETA on the A400M having refuling abilities. Might have worked harder to make it work if the A400M could refuel the other turboprops and helicopters today.

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Nov 16, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Next -- A $15B Question
Replies: 188
Views: 28767

RE: Boeing's Next -- A $15B Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BlueSky1976" class="quote" target="_blank">BlueSky1976</a> (<a href="#116" class="quote">Reply 116</a>):<br/><i>A32x is far from being at its li...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ABQ "Losing Altitude"
Replies: 38
Views: 14794

RE: ABQ "Losing Altitude"

Makes sense. <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> was using it for the "hub" west of texas since they couldn't use <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym>. <acronym title="OLD: Denver - Stapleton International (DEN / KDEN) (closed), USA - Colora...

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by XT6Wagon
Fri Nov 06, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If 5X, Pick Up Their A380 Order?
Replies: 22
Views: 10028

RE: If 5X, Pick Up Their A380 Order?

nope, 748F are more flexible and would be cheaper. I can't see Airbus spending a billion or more to fish the troubled waters that is VLA cargo planes.

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by XT6Wagon
Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Presses EK To Finance A380neo Part 2
Replies: 263
Views: 22026

RE: Airbus Presses EK To Finance A380neo 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/tortugamon" class="quote" target="_blank">tortugamon</a> (<a href="#253" class="quote">Reply 253</a>):<br/><i>Or the third option which clearly ...

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by XT6Wagon
Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Must Keep Maintenance At YUL - Court
Replies: 41
Views: 5738

RE: Air Canada Must Keep Maintenance At YUL - Court

Sounds like time to spin off MX into a separate company. That way if the costs at those facilities are too expensive, it can be contracted to a different outside provider.

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Presses EK To Finance A380neo Part 2
Replies: 263
Views: 22026

RE: Airbus Presses EK To Finance A380neo 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/N14AZ" class="quote" target="_blank">N14AZ</a> (<a href="#179" class="quote">Reply 179</a>):<br/><i>Rough translation: Airbus expects a brief pr...

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by XT6Wagon
Sun Nov 01, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have U.S. Airlines Been Ruined By Greed?
Replies: 77
Views: 10561

RE: Have U.S. Airlines Been Ruined By Greed?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PIEAvantiP180" class="quote" target="_blank">PIEAvantiP180</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>As a US based travel agent i kno...

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by XT6Wagon
Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A350-1100 Information From Reuters
Replies: 268
Views: 51630

RE: New A350-1100 Information From Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/astuteman" class="quote" target="_blank">astuteman</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>Surely 787-10 logic completely applies...

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by XT6Wagon
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New A350-1100 Information From Reuters
Replies: 268
Views: 51630

RE: New A350-1100 Information From Reuters

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing778X" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing778X</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>A350-1000HGW seems like the way to g...

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by XT6Wagon
Sun Oct 25, 2015 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Other Airlines Could Hub SEA?
Replies: 44
Views: 4829

RE: What Other Airlines Could Hub SEA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ASFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">ASFlyer</a> (<a href="#41" class="quote">Reply 41</a>):<br/><i>Just about 8-10 year ago the operation was...

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by XT6Wagon
Sat Oct 24, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Other Airlines Could Hub SEA?
Replies: 44
Views: 4829

RE: What Other Airlines Could Hub SEA?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfklganyc" class="quote" target="_blank">jfklganyc</a> (<a href="#37" class="quote">Reply 37</a>):<br/><i>The problem is <acronym title="Alaska ...

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by XT6Wagon
Sat Oct 24, 2015 1:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Japan Selects KC-46A Tanker
Replies: 18
Views: 7953

RE: Japan Selects KC-46A Tanker

wonder if the KC-767 was still on offer or not.

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Chokes Woman Over Reclining Seat.
Replies: 76
Views: 16637

RE: Man Chokes Woman Over Reclining Seat.

yah, if the person ahead of me reclines more than a couple inches... welp I can push it right back up with my knee. No need for any device.

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35C DT-II Test Complete
Replies: 6
Views: 5363

RE: F-35C DT-II Test Complete

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/redflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">redflyer</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>This post has sat on the board for almost ...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36142

RE: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WIederling" class="quote" target="_blank">WIederling</a> (<a href="#72" class="quote">Reply 72</a>):<br/><i>They already are in 10 a month mode ...

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Oct 19, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet Consistently Flies Higher Than Air Canada
Replies: 16
Views: 11173

RE: Westjet Consistently Flies Higher Than Air Canada

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Chisky16" class="quote" target="_blank">Chisky16</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> I've noticed the same with Southwest in t...

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by XT6Wagon
Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Not Being Used As "prescribed"
Replies: 41
Views: 19290

RE: 787 Not Being Used As "prescribed"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bongodog1964" class="quote" target="_blank">Bongodog1964</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i> Its one of those great fallacie...

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by XT6Wagon
Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Sees 'buyers Market' For Used Widebodies
Replies: 107
Views: 19059

RE: DL Sees 'buyers Market' For Used Widebodies

Problem I see with this idea is there is tons of old planes that are waiting for anything newer to replace them. Maybe 10 years from now when 787 and A350 are full rate production along side the A330 and 777... but for now...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DOJ Sides With ME3 In Fair Skies Debate
Replies: 41
Views: 6404

RE: Rumor: DOJ Sides With ME3 In Fair Skies Debate

<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="#26" class="quote">Reply 26</a>):<br/><i>And destroyed hundreds of millions i...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DOJ Sides With ME3 In Fair Skies Debate
Replies: 41
Views: 6404

RE: Rumor: DOJ Sides With ME3 In Fair Skies Debate

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/enilria" class="quote" target="_blank">enilria</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> I think <acronym title="Southwest Airline...

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by XT6Wagon
Fri Oct 09, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Steps Into DAL Debate - Part 2
Replies: 182
Views: 12958

RE: FAA Steps Into DAL Debate - 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/atypical" class="quote" target="_blank">atypical</a> (<a href="#168" class="quote">Reply 168</a>):<br/><i>So will it be unlikely for Southwest t...

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by XT6Wagon
Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Steps Into DAL Debate - Part 2
Replies: 182
Views: 12958

RE: FAA Steps Into DAL Debate - 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/alfa164" class="quote" target="_blank">alfa164</a> (<a href="#162" class="quote">Reply 162</a>):<br/><i>I don't recall <acronym title="American ...

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by XT6Wagon
Fri Oct 09, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Steps Into DAL Debate - Part 2
Replies: 182
Views: 12958

RE: FAA Steps Into DAL Debate - 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/alfa164" class="quote" target="_blank">alfa164</a> (<a href="#160" class="quote">Reply 160</a>):<br/><i>It was the Southwest fanboys who started...

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by XT6Wagon
Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF: F-35 Replaces F-16 & A-10. What?
Replies: 97
Views: 25015

RE: USAF: F-35 Replaces F-16 & A-10. What?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThePointblank" class="quote" target="_blank">ThePointblank</a> (<a href="#67" class="quote">Reply 67</a>):<br/><i>For the purposes of the manned...

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by XT6Wagon
Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Boeing Doing Away With The 787 E-tint Windows?
Replies: 108
Views: 28720

RE: Is Boeing Doing Away With The 787 E-tint Windows?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bongodog1964" class="quote" target="_blank">Bongodog1964</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>We start off with a simple plast...

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by XT6Wagon
Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF: F-35 Replaces F-16 & A-10. What?
Replies: 97
Views: 25015

RE: USAF: F-35 Replaces F-16 & A-10. What?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThePointblank" class="quote" target="_blank">ThePointblank</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i>There was no need for manned o...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's A Used A380 Superjumbo Worth?
Replies: 69
Views: 17513

RE: What's A Used A380 Superjumbo Worth?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tcyvr" class="quote" target="_blank">tcyvr</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Just curious will the A380 work as a freighter...

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bregier: No A380NEO Decision Before End Of The Year
Replies: 423
Views: 32690

RE: Bregier: No A380NEO Decision Before End Of The Year

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ER757" class="quote" target="_blank">ER757</a> (<a href="#418" class="quote">Reply 418</a>):<br/><i>If <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emi...

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by XT6Wagon
Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 156891

RE: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery 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/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#76" class="quote">Reply 76</a>):<br/><i>The Maximum Landing Weight (and, I imagine, ...

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by XT6Wagon
Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Steps Into DAL Debate - Part 2
Replies: 182
Views: 12958

RE: FAA Steps Into DAL Debate - 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/commavia" class="quote" target="_blank">commavia</a> (<a href="#101" class="quote">Reply 101</a>):<br/><i>Is it reasonable that Southwest would ...

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by XT6Wagon
Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bregier: No A380NEO Decision Before End Of The Year
Replies: 423
Views: 32690

RE: Bregier: No A380NEO Decision Before End Of The Year

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/speedbored" class="quote" target="_blank">speedbored</a> (<a href="#371" class="quote">Reply 371</a>):<br/><i>Odd then that the "completely meta...

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by XT6Wagon
Wed Sep 30, 2015 2:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1690
Views: 156891

RE: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery 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/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#55" class="quote">Reply 55</a>):<br/><i>Doesn't the KC46 also have a drogue on the cen...

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by XT6Wagon
Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF: F-35 Replaces F-16 & A-10. What?
Replies: 97
Views: 25015

RE: USAF: F-35 Replaces F-16 & A-10. What?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ThePointblank" class="quote" target="_blank">ThePointblank</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i> Another RFI was issued by the...

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by XT6Wagon
Wed Sep 23, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bregier: No A380NEO Decision Before End Of The Year
Replies: 423
Views: 32690

RE: Bregier: No A380NEO Decision Before End Of The Year

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheRedBaron" class="quote" target="_blank">TheRedBaron</a> (<a href="#58" class="quote">Reply 58</a>):<br/><i>The bad wing mantra is alive and w...

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Sep 15, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI Suspends 130 'too Fat To Fly' FAs
Replies: 82
Views: 14845

AI Suspends 130 'too Fat To Fly' FAs

BMI is pretty horrible at identifying issues.

Clearly the Rock has wieght issues.
http://www.msn.com/en-us/health/stre...on-is-technically-obese/ar-AAb6ihn

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by XT6Wagon
Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF: F-35 Replaces F-16 & A-10. What?
Replies: 97
Views: 25015

RE: USAF: F-35 Replaces F-16 & A-10. What?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mrg" class="quote" target="_blank">mrg</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Most modern battlefield environments of the last dec...

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by XT6Wagon
Sun Sep 13, 2015 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HuffPost Says "EK Not A Real Airline"
Replies: 76
Views: 21223

RE: HuffPost Says "EK Not A Real Airline"

Huffington has the problem that many major sites have of allowing "editorial" content to run like real news. Its not "real" in that the writer can do nearly whatever they want, and it isn't checked by the publishing site.

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by XT6Wagon
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 40 Injured On QR Due To Severe Turbulence
Replies: 18
Views: 16003

RE: 40 Injured On QR Due To Severe Turbulence

Don't forget FOD. A overhead bin not closed properly can spit several heavy suitcases out at people.

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by XT6Wagon
Sat Aug 29, 2015 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bigger Is Not...Better When It Comes To Aircraft
Replies: 206
Views: 24141

RE: Bigger Is Not...Better When It Comes To Aircraft

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Bongodog1964" class="quote" target="_blank">Bongodog1964</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i> There has to be some dodgy/sele...

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