Search found 21762 matches

by scbriml
Sat Jan 28, 2023 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Deliveries - 2023
Replies: 190
Views: 39659

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Deliveries - 2023

MSN 38470 LN 1092 787-9 CC-BGR ferried VCV-CHS https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/cc-bgr Frankly, the rate at which they are pulling 787s out of storage is puzzling. So, isn't this like 34 out of 93 that Boeing pulled out of storage. But, deliveries are not at the same high rate at which a...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Sat Jan 28, 2023 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1185
Views: 203281

Re: Flybe News and Discussion Thread

It's extremely distasteful to predict the demise of an airline, especially with the seeming relish of those on this forum. No, they won't collapse any time soon, so stop gloating over their failures. It's disgusting. Well this post aged well. This was doomed from the off. The last one failed and th...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 27, 2023 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another mass shooting in the US not in Cali
Replies: 24
Views: 1320

Re: Yet another mass shooting in the US not in Cali

How did we also miss the following mass shootings: 8 dead Enoch Utah https://edition.cnn.com/2023/01/05/us/enoch-city-utah-home-shooting/index.html 6 dead Goshen Califormia https://edition.cnn.com/2023/01/18/us/goshen-california-shooting-wednesday/index.html 5 dead High Point North Carolina https:/...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 27, 2023 9:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Prince Andrew planning to revisit his US sex abuse case?
Replies: 40
Views: 1347

Re: Is Prince Andrew planning to revisit his US sex abuse case?

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Heck, the Euros are still protecting Polanski


Right, because we’re just one homogeneous entity, like the Borg. :sarcastic:

Jump to post
by scbriml
Thu Jan 26, 2023 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First white card drawn in Football
Replies: 16
Views: 1078

Re: First white card drawn in Foodball

As we know from psychology: the carrot works far better than the stick. But there is no incentive. 50 white cards for a team gets them what? It’s like getting a gold star in kindergarten. and the golden star works like a charm ;-) On three year olds. You’re naive in the extreme if you think pointle...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First white card drawn in Football
Replies: 16
Views: 1078

Re: First white card drawn in Foodball

A bit of feel-good news from the football field. In the cup match between the women of Benfica and Sporting, referee Caterina Campos drew a white card for the first time in football history. It is an innovation that has only been introduced in Portugal for the time being. It is not a punishment, li...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Wed Jan 25, 2023 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47379

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

But we are not talking about Today's standards. Why was it never done in the past when 100's were in existence? Of course we're talking about today's standards. Markets have changed significantly, twenty years ago airlines wanted everything to go through their hubs, very few 757s were being used on...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47379

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

I just question why it's never been done in bulk if it's such a great idea to fly that far in a SA with pretty low density. There are tons of 757's around that could have used for that if there was a market, especially pre-covid. Because the 757 is heavy and, by today's standards, a fuel guzzler. T...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Wed Jan 25, 2023 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida GOP bans books in school until govt censor can review them
Replies: 35
Views: 1952

Re: Florida GOP bans books in school until govt censor can review them

Florida teachers told to remove books from classroom libraries or risk felony prosecution https://popular.info/p/florida-teachers-told-to-remove-books "Teachers in Manatee County, Florida, are being told to make their classroom libraries — and any other "unvetted" book — inaccessible...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Wed Jan 25, 2023 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)
Replies: 133
Views: 4695

Re: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)

NIKV69 wrote:
Instead of being a criminal they should try a job.


Fantastic, you've solved the crime problem!

Jump to post
by scbriml
Wed Jan 25, 2023 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First white card drawn in Football
Replies: 16
Views: 1078

Re: First white card drawn in Foodball

A bit of feel-good news from the football field. In the cup match between the women of Benfica and Sporting, referee Caterina Campos drew a white card for the first time in football history. It is an innovation that has only been introduced in Portugal for the time being. It is not a punishment, li...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Owner of the London Eye Seeking an Extension to Keep the Attraction Past 2028
Replies: 4
Views: 538

Re: Owner of the London Eye Seeking an Extension to Keep the Attraction Past 2028

London would now look odd without the Eye.

But as to flood protection, as flipdewaf pointed out, London has way bigger problems if it’s flooded enough to cause issues for the Eye.

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents found at Mike Pence's Home
Replies: 12
Views: 819

Re: Classified Documents found at Mike Pence's Home

I'm scared to look for classified documents in my house, in case I find some!

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)
Replies: 133
Views: 4695

Re: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)

NIKV69 wrote:
TriJets wrote:

The problem being that one has no way of knowing if the person breaking into their home means to harm them or not.


I am sure they are breaking in to just say hello and have some green tea. :sarcastic:


They want your stuff and would massively prefer you were out anyway.

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)
Replies: 133
Views: 4695

Re: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)

Do you think that the burglars won't bring guns if they know that the home will not have any? Well, that's certainly seems to be the case in most unarmed, civilised countries. The average burglar in the UK won't have a gun because they know there's effectively zero chance the average homeowner has ...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47379

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

In your opinion, which A321XLR customers realistically might have bought A330neos instead? AirAsiaX,Indigo, AirAsiaX has both on order and their CEO said " Ismail says the A321XLRs will “address markets where an A330 with a high-density configuration is too much capacity”. He cites second-tier...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Utah Senator wants to ban porn in USA
Replies: 56
Views: 2818

Re: Utah Senator wants to ban porn in USA

SEAorPWM wrote:
Americans want to treat 17 year olds as adults for everything else, so why not this. Time for some consistency.


But not for a beer? :lol:

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47379

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

I never said you would plan to operate at 60%. The person I was responding too made a very definitive statement in that "but you would never fly an A330/787 at 60% load". Basically implying that if its at 60% load factor or less the flight is cancelled. BTW you get to 80% fleet average lo...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 11:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Etihad take its 777-9 order?
Replies: 21
Views: 3356

Re: Will Etihad take its 777-9 order?

There has been a discrepancy for years now between Boeing's and Etihad's communications over that order. Boeing still listing the 25 frames on the books while Etihad is insisting only 6 remaining on order and their strategy shifting towards 787/A350. Etihad don't want the 777-X anymore but has not ...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 11:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Etihad take its 777-9 order?
Replies: 21
Views: 3356

Re: Will Etihad take its 777-9 order?

With the schedule delays, they certainly can cancel the 777-9 contracts without too many troubles. Plus, Boeing might be open to transfer the revenue to their 787 line with some special offers? That would be logical, but I’m struggling to see that EY needs more 787s - they have 39 in their fleet an...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 10:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Etihad take its 777-9 order?
Replies: 21
Views: 3356

Re: Will Etihad take its 777-9 order?

I'm a believe the 25borders are still on the books of the Boeing backlog. They are, but just about all analysts believe that EY's are included in Boeing's 127 ASC 606 total for the 777. The issue for me is that the order is something and nothing. I can see it going both ways, ordering more to get t...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 10:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 257
Views: 11098

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

Three weeks ago: "Biden takes classified documents seriously" This week ago: "Biden takes classified documents. Seriously." Aside from the part they weren't supposed to have these documents anymore, just about every element of the Biden case and this case are different. The Arch...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Tue Jan 24, 2023 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Deliveries - 2023
Replies: 190
Views: 39659

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Deliveries - 2023

This has probably been answered, but if a customer were to place a 787 order today, how long would it be until they receive it? My understanding is that Boeing is working on getting the undelivered 787’s reworked first before building new ones…? There’s really no definitive answer and it would depe...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Mon Jan 23, 2023 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47379

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

texl1649 wrote:
This is also part of why I think it is so laughable that many are so focused on the A321XLR as some sort of factor in Boeing’s considerations around MOM.


Boeing's been talking about MOM for decades. Talking.

But, there's little doubt that the A321XLR is eating into the mythical MOM gap.

Jump to post
by scbriml
Mon Jan 23, 2023 8:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)
Replies: 133
Views: 4695

Re: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)

We need much stricter gun laws than what are on the books anywhere in the U.S. We need a national policy. The gun is the problem, and we need to ban most if not all guns across the U.S. to save lives. We need strict, national laws as anyone can enter CA from states that don't have strict gun regula...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Mon Jan 23, 2023 8:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Idaho faith healing exemption remains unchanged, and more children die
Replies: 29
Views: 2255

Re: Rightwing men continue have the right to kill wives and children

Francoflier wrote:
Interesting topic to discuss, but I'd suggest a less provocative and misleading thread title...


Even so, Sen Patti Anne Lodge sounds like a forward-looking representative. :sarcastic:

Jump to post
by scbriml
Mon Jan 23, 2023 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Idaho faith healing exemption remains unchanged, and more children die
Replies: 29
Views: 2255

Re: Rightwing men continue have the right to kill wives and children

Aesma wrote:
They believe in "faith healing", plenty of people die as a result, and what do they conclude ?


That they need to pray harder and better?

I mean, they've seen the results of prayers fixing the mass shootings issue. :banghead:

Jump to post
by scbriml
Mon Jan 23, 2023 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another mass shooting in the US not in Cali
Replies: 24
Views: 1320

Re: Yet another mass shooting in the US not in Cali

The best ending in these situations is to disarm the shooter, and take them directly to the medical examiner / morgue. No hospital visit, no arrest necessary. Directly to autopsy. And round up the shooter’s family for interrogations. Why bother with interrogations? Just shoot all of them as well. A...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Mon Jan 23, 2023 8:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yet another mass shooting in the US not in Cali
Replies: 24
Views: 1320

Re: Yet another mass shooting in the US not in Cali

12 shot, no one killed, all stable, at a nightclub at 1:30 in the morning sounds more like a gang dispute than an active shooter, IMO. Phew, that's a huge relief. You can go back to sleep now. A close relative of your has just been killed by a stray bullet, but it's only a gang dispute, so no probl...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Sun Jan 22, 2023 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)
Replies: 133
Views: 4695

Re: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)

Please, Europeans, tell us what to do!!!!! If only you'd listen. :wink2: In the meantime, have some more thoughts and prayers because that really seems to help. Whatever you do, don't discuss it now, because it's too soon and healing time is needed. Then maybe look at it and draw some conclusions a...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Sun Jan 22, 2023 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)
Replies: 133
Views: 4695

Re: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year's celebration in Monterey Park (CA)

More good guys with guns. And good guys with personal protection equipment, such as bulletproof vests and helmets, to ensure they can return fire even if being shot at. In fact, maybe one should always wear full tactical gear when leaving the house. Camouflage can help avoid getting hit. Airborne f...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Sun Jan 22, 2023 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Deliveries - 2023
Replies: 190
Views: 39659

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Deliveries - 2023

This has probably been answered, but if a customer were to place a 787 order today, how long would it be until they receive it? My understanding is that Boeing is working on getting the undelivered 787’s reworked first before building new ones…? There’s really no definitive answer and it would depe...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Sun Jan 22, 2023 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47379

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

Already made that reference once, so here it is again: MoM is tough to crack. Look at cars. We have 2-seaters and we have 4-5 seaters. Logically, a 3-seater seems a great idea. MoM is like the 3-seater. I'd say the 737 and A320 are subcompacts, and the widebodies are full size cars of the 70s. The ...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Sun Jan 22, 2023 9:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 11960
Views: 886636

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Revelation wrote:
Makes me wonder, why is Israel so quiet on what is going on?


You're wondering why one country that's seized land illegally is quiet about another country doing the same?

Jump to post
by scbriml
Sat Jan 21, 2023 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: AI to order 435 single aisle and 70 widebody aircraft
Replies: 135
Views: 33577

Re: Report: AI to order 435 single aisle and 70 widebody aircraft

The 777-9 don't have the range for any US destinations from BOM or DEL. Maybe if Russian airspace were open, a few destinations could be reached with restrictions and favorable weather conditions. Do we know if it is the 777-8 or 777-9 Air India might order? The 787-9, 777-8, A350-900 and A350-1000...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Sat Jan 21, 2023 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QR and Airbus reach settlement in legal dispute
Replies: 398
Views: 103224

Re: Airbus axes remaining A350 jet deal with Qatar -sources

It is not unusual for specific aircraft to be grounded and not the whole fleet. You have missed a significate point then that QR has claimed, it has claimed that this is a design flaw, that even new build aircraft have, and that is the justification for not accepting new aircraft. Yes, in the filin...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2049

Re: British government to block Scottish law

Should be 16 under UK law. 16 is adulthood over there for everything sexual. There's a big difference between having sex at age 16 and making a life-changing, once and for all decision at the same age. Plenty of 16yo make bad decisions - just look at the number of teenage pregnancies. Yet British l...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47379

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

This chart is only interesting, if you compare it to the standard A321NEO. Which show that the XLR makes sense from 2500nm to 3700nm, if you can fill the maximum payload. Or in other words. it extends the fully useful range of your A321 fleet by nearly 50% and it does this with a very tiny drawback...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing Orders - 2023
Replies: 25
Views: 6651

Re: Airbus and Boeing Orders - 2023

Uzbekistan Airways orders 8 A320neo and 4 A321neo https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/uzbekistan-airways/uzbekistan-airways-orders-8-airbus-a320neo-and-4-a321neo-aircraft/ wasnt this order placed many months ago ? or was it initially only a MOU of sorts? The Airbus PR is dated today, so whatever was...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing Orders - 2023
Replies: 25
Views: 6651

Re: Airbus and Boeing Orders - 2023

Uzbekistan Airways orders 8 A320neo and 4 A321neo https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/uzbekistan-airways/uzbekistan-airways-orders-8-airbus-a320neo-and-4-a321neo-aircraft/ Confirmed by Airbus: https://www.airbus.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2023-01-uzbekistan-airways-orders-12-a320neo-family-aircr...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi SpaceJet — News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 810
Views: 168117

Re: Will the Mitsubishi SpaceJet be cancelled?

It is effectively cancelled. It’s the aviation equivalent of Monty Python’s dead parrot. But why? If you have a functioning prototype... why not work it out? What are the big issues currently with the acft? Too many issues, that almost mean having to start from scratch again. The will, and more impo...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 258
Views: 62311

Re: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.

There still no evidence that these 350 on LAX-SIN can operating at full pax capacity though (i.e., no seat blocked, full 253 pax plus luggages). As you said, when cargo is more lucrative, maybe they are trading pax weight for cargo weight. There is evidence. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopi...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Deliveries - 2023
Replies: 55
Views: 17669

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Deliveries - 2023

Latest movement for 19 January 2023: Off topic but interesting nonetheless! MSN 036 Qatar Airways A359 F-WZGE/A7-ALL, delivered SNN->TLS->DOH after being stripped to primer, then ferried for cracking inspection/repairs, and then presumably followed by a complete re-paint (not confirmed but logical)...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 258
Views: 62311

Re: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.

There still no evidence that these 350 on LAX-SIN can operating at full pax capacity though (i.e., no seat blocked, full 253 pax plus luggages). As you said, when cargo is more lucrative, maybe they are trading pax weight for cargo weight. You are of course free to provide evidence to support the t...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 9:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Utah Senator wants to ban porn in USA
Replies: 56
Views: 2818

Re: Utah Senator wants to ban porn in USA

bennett123 wrote:
Did both parties consent;
Are both parties adult;


How will you ever know if this is the case?

A friend told me there's often more than two parties involved.

Jump to post
by scbriml
Fri Jan 20, 2023 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2049

Re: British government to block Scottish law

My understanding is that the law now says that if you 'live like a woman' for three months you get a GRC. There is no requirement for a medical assessment. So what exactly does 'live like a woman' mean?. What do you think it means? The current UK rules for applying for a GRC: Who can apply You can ...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Thu Jan 19, 2023 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Exercises Options for 12 Additional A220-300's
Replies: 110
Views: 18574

Re: Delta Exercises Options for 12 Additional A220-300's

The 1 missing aircraft was I believe damaged when somehow the fire suppression system went off in the bay it was inside of . Results were terrible corrosion of the frame. I guess it’s a write off. I'm not sure what all the talk is about a missing airplane. N301DU was the aircraft that was damaged, ...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Thu Jan 19, 2023 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 257
Views: 11098

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

Mar-a-Lago also had armed Secret Service on-site for the entirety of those documents being there, which the DOJ knew about and were negotiating the return of, while ensuring they were kept in a locked safe within the Secret Service guarded office. It's cute you think the Secret Service is guarding ...

Jump to post
by scbriml
Thu Jan 19, 2023 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 257
Views: 11098

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

Maybe I've read too many John Grisham novels, but anything seriously incriminating in a Biden property was probably accidentally incinerated months ago... which is why believing that Biden and the WH lawyers are really more interested in protecting the country versus protecting their client is laug...

Jump to post