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by Aircellist
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How the 737 MAX 10 landing gear works
Replies: 269
Views: 22636

Re: How the 737 MAX 10 landing gear works

So in essence, would the plane take-off with the extension apparatus inoperative? And if the answer is "no", when would the PIC be warned it is the case?

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by Aircellist
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 642635

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 172 (QR#31) just departed on its first CAF #AIB03DW
MSN 220 (SQ#22 - first ULR) preparing to depart on its delivery flight. #198. #56 in 2018. #5 in September


Well, I lost my bet :-)

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by Aircellist
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power
Replies: 57
Views: 6553

Re: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power

Just by curiosity… Are Canadian airports part of the survey?

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by Aircellist
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 287
Views: 73743

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

Still hoping for (lots of) side-by-side comparisons between the new and the old ones

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by Aircellist
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 642635

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

By the way, have the tests with the ULR been concluded?

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by Aircellist
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 135648

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Devilfish wrote:
qf789 wrote:
The A330-800neo was spotted a couple of days ago next to the ANA A388 on the flightline.

And still without engines..... :expressionless:


Yes. Airbus gliders come in different shapes and sizes…

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by Aircellist
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop
Replies: 90
Views: 21119

Re: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop

ikolkyo wrote:
Aircellist wrote:
Now that a BA 787 also had a diversion, how are the shares doing?


There was no engine failure.


Fumes in the cockpit do not relate to the engines? Sorry for my ignorance…

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by Aircellist
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop
Replies: 90
Views: 21119

Re: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop

Now that a BA 787 also had a diversion, how are the shares doing?

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by Aircellist
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 642635

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Thanks hkcanadaexpat!

My bet: the first ULR…

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by Aircellist
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 642635

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I restate my earlier question: is there a rumor about which would be delivery #200? I suppose it could happen before the end of this month… Could it?

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by Aircellist
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help ID: 747-428 over YUL, August 30th, 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2278

Re: Help ID: 747-428 over YUL, August 30th, 2018

Just heard and saw the 744 over my dwelling, again. Too dark to take a meaningful picture. I was born just a few days before the 747 came out of factory. I'll be 50 in a few days. Bit of a nostalgic moment. When I was a kid, those things were novelty; when I was a teenager, they were everywhere, whe...

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by Aircellist
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Production Thread 2018
Replies: 309
Views: 88584

Re: Boeing 777X Production Thread 2018

LAX772LR wrote:
DFW17L wrote:
LAX772LR wrote:
...."Long Dong"

I’d shorten it to “The Donger”.

Um... how are you shortening it, when what you said has both more letters and more syllables??


Not only that, but… why would one want to shorten the long dong?

… Sorry. Let's go back to the production questions…

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by Aircellist
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.
Replies: 139
Views: 30578

Re: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.

Well, since Airbus paid $1 for control of the CSeries, I guess another dollar fits the bill for the CRJ…

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by Aircellist
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help ID: 747-428 over YUL, August 30th, 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2278

Re: Help ID: 747-428 over YUL, August 30th, 2018

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:

Flightradar reports AT208/209 to be operated by a 744 until Sept. 10th at least.


Will that be the last 747 flight in YUL?

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by Aircellist
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help ID: 747-428 over YUL, August 30th, 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2278

Re: Help ID: 747-428 over YUL, August 30th, 2018

Thank you all, it all makes sense now. :-)

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by Aircellist
Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help ID: 747-428 over YUL, August 30th, 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2278

Help ID: 747-428 over YUL, August 30th, 2018

Yesterday at 23:04 there was that roar over my home and it was a 747. FR24 told me it was a -428, company, departure and destination not displayed but it was clearly from YUL. I saw another one a few weeks ago, same discretion about everything, it went over the ocean. Anyone has an idea about what i...

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by Aircellist
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo
Replies: 119
Views: 22039

Re: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo

Lightsaber re #112: you are always good, but I believe this one is among your very best. Thanks.

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by Aircellist
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 642635

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Deliveries by trimester, 2015-2018 (from Starbuck's list): 2015 jan-mar: 1 apr-jun: 3 jul-sep: 1 oct-dec : 9 total : 14 2016 jan-mar: 4 (+300%) apr-jun: 7 (+133%) jul-sep: 14 (+1300%!) oct-dec : 22 (+144%) total : 47 (+236%) 2017 jan-mar: 11 (+175%) apr-jun: 19 (+171%) jul-sep: 20 (+43%) oct-dec : 2...

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by Aircellist
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 354
Views: 51774

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

The other aspect I find interesting is that idea of BOS/JFK being used as "middle of the Atlantic focus cities"…

Hub and spokes seemed dead with the A380, but it may as well thrive with the A320 and A220…

(Iceland seems more middle of the Atlantic, but then…)

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by Aircellist
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 642635

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

When is delivery #200 slated, if it is known? And who should be the "winner"?

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by Aircellist
Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220
Replies: 217
Views: 35112

Re: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220

A220… Just like the higher pitched string on my cello…

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by Aircellist
Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the A350 do the 789's ULH?
Replies: 56
Views: 12337

Re: Could the A350 do the 789's ULH?

About the weight of the ULR… In this article referenced in the A350 thread: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/a350-900ulr-will-have-inactive-forward-freight-hold-449495/ it is mentioned that the forward cargo hold is deactivated in the ULR. Quote: Airbus A350 marketing director François Obé...

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by Aircellist
Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 642635

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Thanks, Polot.

Regional, meaning what kind of range?

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by Aircellist
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 642635

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Looking at the ACAPS, what is the interest of WV017? MTOW of 210T, with MZFW of 195.7T…

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by Aircellist
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alligator holds up taxiing airliner at MCO
Replies: 35
Views: 6616

Re: Alligator holds up taxiing airliner at MCO

lightsaber wrote:
I will not admit to why I know jet engine exhaust is very effective at clearing alligators away from flightlines.

Lightsaber


Hall of fame worthy :trophy: :champagne:

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by Aircellist
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1
Replies: 64
Views: 11276

Re: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1

So, in total, BBD could be paying AIB maybe more than 1 Bn US$ (by funding cash shortfalls "up to" 225M$ in second half 2018, up to 350M$ in 2019 and up to 350M$ again in 2020 and 2021 aggregated) to take over the CSeries, (shortfalls in excess of that to be shared among shareholders, mean...

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by Aircellist
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?
Replies: 137
Views: 18814

Re: Will KLM ever order a Narrow Body Airbus?

The A320 was conceived as a (more efficient) replacement for the 727, of which AF had a sizable fleet at the time. The 737 was not quite there yet in term of performances (and the 757 was just more plane). Maybe, just maybe, that could have played a role in AF's order…

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by Aircellist
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China, Air Canada sign joint venture deal
Replies: 13
Views: 2090

Re: Air China, Air Canada sign joint venture deal

Will there ever be more transit zone in Chinese airports?

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by Aircellist
Mon May 28, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Baltic orders 30 CS300 + 30 Options/Purchase Rights
Replies: 79
Views: 15617

Re: Air Baltic orders 30 CS300 + 30 Options/Purchase Rights

I feel some kind of justice that this order falls into BBD's basket, before the title transfer to AIB.

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by Aircellist
Sun May 27, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 481
Views: 75441

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Glad to know that all the efforts made by Embraer and resulting from the operation of more than 1,400 E-Jets worldwide, which ensured an EIS without any major embarrassment to its first operator, Wideroe, and should stay with its new customers to this magnificent aircraft. With two E190-E2s in oper...

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by Aircellist
Sun May 27, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 97
Views: 15462

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

Nobody was interested in my suggestion. Hmmm.... I still reckon the A319 could be a cheap possibility. With the single outflow design of the V2500 engine it could be a fairly low acquisition cost airframe and as it sits higher than a 737, vortex destroyer kits could be fitted to the nose of the cow...

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by Aircellist
Sat May 26, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?
Replies: 97
Views: 15462

Re: Replacement for the 737-200s Gravel Versatility?

Hoping that an engineer happens to read this thread and this question…

What would be the largest intake diameter for which a practical vortex dissipator could be conceived? And then, in existing engines, which ones would fit the bill?

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by Aircellist
Tue May 15, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Long Way Round - Pan Am Clipper California
Replies: 26
Views: 4420

Re: The Long Way Round - Pan Am Clipper California

Fascinating read. Many thanks for the head up!

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by Aircellist
Mon May 14, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PVG poised to become a global super airport?
Replies: 20
Views: 3333

Re: PVG poised to become a global super airport?

Honestly, if there is still no transit zone, meaning that every transiting passenger has to go through mainland China immigration (even with the visa waiver plan for stays shorter that 144 hours), I will not set foot there another time. The comedy of spending so much time in front of deserted immigr...

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by Aircellist
Thu May 10, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: University professor claims: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions
Replies: 65
Views: 9251

Re: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions

What they really need to sell is the CSeries. Allow me to correct: "what they really needed to sell…" This ship has sailed, and Airbus will now sell A200s. I still feel a little bit bitter about how BBD handled the whole matter (or, more honestly, what I perceive thereof). But I don't wan...

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by Aircellist
Sat May 05, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will ANA (All Nippon Airways) or JAL (Japan Airlines) come to Toronto Pearson YYZ?
Replies: 50
Views: 7173

Re: When will ANA (All Nippon Airways) or JAL (Japan Airlines) come to Toronto Pearson YYZ?

KLSMB wrote:
Aircellist wrote:
Side question: is there a possibility that YUL-NRT becomes daily?


AC schedules are showing YUL-NRT 1x daily 788 service starting June 1, 2018



Sorry, I dropped part of my question: "…daily year-long?"

Looking for bookings next winter, I see only 3X a week.

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by Aircellist
Tue May 01, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 212
Views: 22524

Re: Canadian Aviation Thread - 2018

I took desktop pictures of the very short images of the present and future terminal from the video… Sorry for displaying my ignorance, but how could I place them here?

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by Aircellist
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 178426

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I guess the closing of the deal making the plane an Airbus will be celebrated by more than one undisclosed order(s)… But there will not be a single one sold beforehand. Hence the interest of closing before Farnborough.

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by Aircellist
Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CDG and ORY are changing a lot
Replies: 47
Views: 12147

Re: CDG and ORY are changing a lot

Wholeheartedly agree. That was a cool chime!

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by Aircellist
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Thread-starter appears after first reply
Replies: 18
Views: 3812

Re: Thread-starter appears after first reply

Thanks. I'll definitely use it.

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by Aircellist
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The era of ultra-long-range flights
Replies: 57
Views: 10713

Re: The era of ultra-long-range flights

I'd love to see YUL-SGN…

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by Aircellist
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2550
Views: 315040

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

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In this thread, reply #25 is ap305 answering to Polot's reply #26.

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Hello,

Every now and then, there is an answer to a post that appears before the said post in a thread. Case in point:
viewtopic.php?p=20271967#p20271967
In this thread, reply #25 is ap305 answering to Polot's reply #26.

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by Aircellist
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 10897

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

chrisa330 wrote:
Aircellist wrote:
As far as I remember, YUL-DOH on QR is covered by the same bilateral


No. Qatar is not part of the UAE. EY is covered by the same bilateral.


Thanks for the correction :)

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by Aircellist
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 807
Views: 222783

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I understand that AC are receiving those at quite a healthy pace!

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by Aircellist
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 10897

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

As far as I remember, YUL-DOH on QR is covered by the same bilateral

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by Aircellist
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM 747 fleet
Replies: 12
Views: 2786

Re: KLM 747 fleet

factsonly, you could quote your source… especially when you verbatim large expenses of it…

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by Aircellist
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines
Replies: 230
Views: 53737

Re: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines

Lightsaber, I am sorry too for your dad and your lost friend. Thoughts for those who will have to put on a lot of pressure and long hours because somebody somewhere decided to cut a few corners.

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by Aircellist
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines
Replies: 230
Views: 53737

Re: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines

"Dependable engines", yeah?

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