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by mxaxai
Wed Jun 16, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 254
Views: 23210

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 E

The issue though is what happens when there’s a failure or any abnormal situation. At this stage even the most advanced aircraft still requires at least an aviator and a systems operator during failure. That’s 2 pilots. Is the A350 really that sophisticated that all failures in Cruise can be handle...

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by mxaxai
Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 254
Views: 23210

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

Would be interesting if instead of a simple dead-head button they asked the pilot for some info gained from scanning i.e. what is the next waypoint, what is current fuel state, etc. Ideally it would be voice driven but then we get into language concerns. Fighter jets and automobiles have been using...

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by mxaxai
Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 254
Views: 23210

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

Against: if ac systems can be trusted without pilot oversight, then pilots are unnecessary during cruise in the first place (and if not then going without a pilot is unacceptable). The question is, how long can you trust the systems on their own, not if you can trust them at all. If the sleeping pi...

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by mxaxai
Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 254
Views: 23210

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

"Single pilot" ops already exist at some airlines by letting the second pilot sleep in the cockpit during cruise. The major difference that I see here is that (a) Airbus is improving the aircraft's ability to identify and mitigate failures automatically and (b) the second pilot could get s...

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by mxaxai
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Wants to Give the F-22 Raptor an Early Retirement
Replies: 26
Views: 6133

Re: USAF Wants to Give the F-22 Raptor an Early Retirement

checksixx wrote:
There is no law that prevented export of the F-22.

Making exports prohibitively expensive prevents them just as effectively as an explicit ban. Considering how superior the F-22 is said to be, for what other reason would potential allied customers choose not to buy.

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by mxaxai
Tue Jun 15, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU, U.S. Agree to Five-Year Truce in Boeing-Airbus Trade Dispute
Replies: 20
Views: 3533

Re: EU, U.S. Agree to Five-Year Truce in Boeing-Airbus Trade Dispute

This makes no sense to me. If the concern is keeping China out, shouldn't the agreement allow subsidies in equal amount to spur the development of new cutting edge airliners that China couldn't compete with? No, if a Chinese manufacturer attempts to sell airliners in the EU or US, this would allow ...

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by mxaxai
Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Wants to Give the F-22 Raptor an Early Retirement
Replies: 26
Views: 6133

Re: USAF Wants to Give the F-22 Raptor an Early Retirement

"Various allies have expressed interest in buying the plane, but U.S. law prohibits its export." 100% False. There is no law in place that prevented export of the F-22. In fact, Japan was nearly a customer, but chose to allocate the money to fund an export variant to the F-35 procurement....

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by mxaxai
Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Space junk
Replies: 26
Views: 3094

Re: Space junk

WIederling wrote:
Where actually is the difference between 10k pieces of space junk and
commercial system consisting of the same number of independently orbiting items?

Working satellites, assuming they have some means to change their orbit, can avoid collisions and can be deorbited in a controlled fashion.

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by mxaxai
Mon Jun 14, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GE, Safran announce new airliner engine for the mid 2030s
Replies: 51
Views: 6407

Re: GE, Safran announce new airliner engine for the mid 2030s

I think the elimination of contra-rotating is a big breakthrough. Less mass, less complexity, less opportunity for a rotating assembly to fail. Also significantly less noise. Static guide vanes are still a source of noise but better than another rotating part. Regarding SAF, note that SAF and fossi...

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by mxaxai
Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GE, Safran announce new airliner engine for the mid 2030s
Replies: 51
Views: 6407

Re: GE, Safran announce new airliner engine for the mid 2030s

What sort of performance implications would arise from adding an engine cowling around the propellers? Obviously there are a ton of open-prop aircraft flying every day but it seems like a cowling around the propellers would protect both the blades and any ground personnel around it That's exactly w...

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by mxaxai
Mon Jun 14, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Steven Udvar-Hazy: 737 needs replacement
Replies: 144
Views: 16310

Re: Steven Udvar-Hazy: 737 needs replacement

Preferably by going exotic I'd suggest. Or lay the foundation for the airframe to develop into something more exotic down the line. Adaptable wing forms? Higher degree of laminar flow? New lifting body fuselage and lighter weighs thanks to carbon fibre airframe? All of these technologies need more ...

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by mxaxai
Sat Jun 12, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why do some A/C sit in the desert for so long before being scrapped?
Replies: 3
Views: 2268

Re: Why do some A/C sit in the desert for so long before being scrapped?

It isn't just planes stored in the desert that languish like this. There are plenty of abandoned aircraft sitting around at various airports. TG (and others) have a bunch of aircraft sitting in DMK. Some of them were AFAIK damaged by a flood. 2578819 If this photo 0419864 and recent Google maps ima...

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by mxaxai
Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Indonesia contracts 36 Dassault Rafales
Replies: 17
Views: 2202

Re: Indonesia contracts 36 Dassault Rafales

is Indonesia a dependable partner No. of sufficient strategic value. Yes. Indonesia is still a source of Oil and many other natural resources. Any ships from Europe to East Asia must pass through or near Indonesian waters; especially traffic to and from Singapore. Indonesia is the country with the ...

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by mxaxai
Sat Jun 12, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Space junk
Replies: 26
Views: 3094

Re: Space junk

How large/how much mass does something need to be to be counted as a unit of space junk? I presume that a dust cloud consisting in 10,000 particles does not count as 10,000 pieces of space junk. There is no minimum size for space junk. Even tiny paint chippings are counted as debris. Any particles ...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European airlines want EU to scrap EU261 compensation rules
Replies: 8
Views: 2594

Re: European airlines want EU to scrap EU261 compensation rules

Quite frankly, the EU customer protection laws are one of the best aspects of the EU. They would be foolish to sacrifice all that just to appease a few struggling airlines. The airlines are, unsurprisingly, doing their utmost to avoid refunds and compensation. Some local courts have been working 24/...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Indonesia contracts 36 Dassault Rafales
Replies: 17
Views: 2202

Re: Indonesia contracts 36 Dassault Rafales

I think both orders should be added to the long list of "Weapons Indonesia wants but cannot fund". They've been talking about acquiring Rafales for quite some time. Other items on the list: - 8 F-15EX - 2 A400M - 8 V-22 Osprey - 3 A330MRTT - 6 MQ-1 - 15 used T1 Eurofighters - an unknown nu...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 11, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trinational FCAS Programme News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 113
Views: 38171

Re: Trinational FCAS Programme News and Discussion Thread

Others want a FCAS through pillaging Dassault's IP. Eh, it's not so much that Germany and Spain want Dassault's IP but rather that many systems are being developed around a core of Dassault technologies, which devaluates the research and experience of the other partners. From their POV, only Dassau...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Buses To Venus
Replies: 2
Views: 1200

Re: Buses To Venus

NASA will cooperate with ESA on their EnVision orbiter by providing a high-resolution synthetic aperture radar. https://www.nasa.gov/feature/then-there-were-3-nasa-to-collaborate-on-esa-s-new-venus-mission It's great that Venus is getting some attention. Mars and Venus are both quite similar to Eart...

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by mxaxai
Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will GE’s XA100 adaptive combat engine transform the F35 ?
Replies: 46
Views: 4334

Re: Will GE’s XA100 adaptive combat engine transform the F35 ?

Didn't the SH versus Tomcat demonstrate that no parameter is more over-rated than top speed? Was the M2.44 top speed of the Tomcat ever tactically useful? What really counts are weapons, electronics, radar, networking, and reliability. True, more thrust would probably be more useful by providing be...

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by mxaxai
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will GE’s XA100 adaptive combat engine transform the F35 ?
Replies: 46
Views: 4334

Re: Will GE’s XA100 adaptive combat engine transform the F35 ?

So does the F-5. It's the total installed thrust, not the number of engines that matters. The F-18E has 196 kN, the F-35A has 191 kN (both with afterburners). And despite the draggy canted pylons, the F-18E can (theoretically) achieve M1.8. The F-18E can only reach its top speed clean, with no weap...

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by mxaxai
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will GE’s XA100 adaptive combat engine transform the F35 ?
Replies: 46
Views: 4334

Re: Will GE’s XA100 adaptive combat engine transform the F35 ?

It's very telling that the Super Hornet requires 2 engines to push around an aircraft that weights almost the same as a single engined F-35C. And the F-35C can carry more weapons and fuel. So does the F-5. It's the total installed thrust, not the number of engines that matters. The F-18E has 196 kN...

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by mxaxai
Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New British aircraft carriers - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 91
Views: 13513

Re: New British aircraft carriers - News and Discussion Thread

To the question of having ski jumps and arresting gear, didn't the Soviet/Russian carriers go down that road, as have adopters of the ships/aircraft concerned (all bigger than a Harrier up to and including Naval SU-27 versions so much more in the F-35 size/weight ballpark). My understanding is that...

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by mxaxai
Wed Jun 09, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines vaccinating their personnel/staff
Replies: 62
Views: 7264

Re: Airlines vaccinating their personnel/staff

Note that this is entirely voluntary. Germany has started distributing vaccines to many large companies that have their own medical department, or at least a company physician. Not just Lufthansa. For example, Daimler is hoping to distribute 3000 daily vaccinations to their staff. https://media.daim...

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by mxaxai
Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair wins lawsuit over state aid for KLM, TAP
Replies: 10
Views: 2297

Re: Ryanair wins lawsuit over state aid for KLM, TAP

Ryanair has won another lawsuit, this time against the state support for Condor (DE). https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/ec-court-upholds-ryanair-challenge-against-german-state-aid-condor-2021-06-09/ However, similar to the cases against KLM and TAP: The Luxembourg-based General Cour...

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by mxaxai
Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 460
Views: 65218

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

The CFM-56, and even more so its core, has proven extremely versatile. It powers the B-1 and B-2, the F-14, F-15 and F-16, as well as numerous small and large civilian airliners. Even the LEAP core today is fundamentally an evolution of the CFM-56 (though significantly different). One reason why GE ...

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by mxaxai
Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 460
Views: 65218

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

With a trijet design, could the tail-mounted engine be a higher-bypass model optimized for efficient/quiet subsonic flight? The wing-mounted engines could then be optimized for added power during takeoff/climb and supersonic cruise. The tail ducting could be designed in a way that diverts airflow a...

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by mxaxai
Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 460
Views: 65218

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

The other was that the engines had to be optimised for a specific operating range and obviously it was cruise speed, but that came at a huge cost, because during take off and climb the engines were burning fuel like mad. That affects all aircraft. For each operating altitude and speed, there's some...

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by mxaxai
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours
Replies: 330
Views: 40341

Re: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours

How does the fuel burn per pax on a 70 seater eg an E170 (or even a 40 seat jet) compare to an A320 / B738 ? CRJ-100 with 50 seats, nearly twice as much as an A321neo (80 - 100% more). Compared to the ceo, 60% more. E-170 with 70 seats, approximately 50% more than the A321neo. Compared to the ceo, ...

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by mxaxai
Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Will GE’s XA100 adaptive combat engine transform the F35 ?
Replies: 46
Views: 4334

Re: Will GE’s XA100 adaptive combat engine transform the F35 ?

:checkmark: Drag increases almost exponentially with speed. You can't overcome poor aerodynamics by just adding more power. While drag may play a role, I'm quite sure that the F-35 top speed is limited by the materials and the temperatures they can tolerate. It has so much thrust available, I'd be ...

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by mxaxai
Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Delta's 757s are their biggest liability"
Replies: 100
Views: 21936

Re: "Delta's 757s are their biggest liability"

It wasn't just about market approach, those five years really were the time where microprocessors became a big thing. The 757's first flight was one year after the release of the first IBM PC, for instance. The world was changing fast, and Airbus got a lot of benefit from being five years newer, IM...

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by mxaxai
Sun Jun 06, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trinational FCAS Programme News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 113
Views: 38171

Re: Trinational FCAS Programme News and Discussion Thread

Coincidentally Merkel in a joint press conference with Macron last week: Merkel: (...) We have talked about our cooperation in the defense sector. Here I am pleased that we have reached a widespread agreement on the FCAS project for a combat aircraft of the future, also together with Spain, and that...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 460
Views: 65218

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

Where I think this gets into more value is in the East Coast-Europe and West Coast-Northeast Asia services in which there are multiple frequencies per day and the time differential now drops down from 7-8 hours to 3-4 hours. A benefit on east-west routings it that you can depart and arrive at appro...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 460
Views: 65218

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

I'm a tad skeptical about the eco projections and in particular about aviation taking what I think seems to be an unfair burden to try to address climate change. Much of that is due to a very small number of people ( less than 1% of the world's population ) who contribute half of aviation's emissio...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 460
Views: 65218

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

I’m not the most learned at supersonic flights. Have there been studies made at what altitude would the sonic boom be weaker on the ground? Do you actually have to get into space for it not to affect the ground or if you could fly up to 100,000 feet there would be a big change in the boom? Fundamen...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 460
Views: 65218

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

Regarding noise, does anyone remember if the Concorde had louder noise during take off and landing as compared to other aircraft? Deafeningly loud. With afterburners, Concorde was more than 10dB louder than the 707-320B and nearly 20dB louder than the DC-9. It was even louder than modern supersonic...

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by mxaxai
Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 460
Views: 65218

Re: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)

Time wasted on a plane is still time wasted for business travellers. If businesses were this concerned about travel times, they'd do a lot more via video conferencing. Think of all the hours wasted by billions of people commuting to their offices. Or flying halfway across the world just to hold a 2...

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by mxaxai
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Updated: Switzerland deciding to buy F-35A fighter jets
Replies: 349
Views: 52743

Re: Switzerland Restarting Fighter Competition

LHAM wrote:
So unless the Swiss government wants yet another referendum delaying things even more they will have to choose between the Eurofighter and the Rafale.

TBH a referendum is still possible even if they choose one of those. All you need is 50,000 signatures.

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by mxaxai
Thu Jun 03, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021
Replies: 437
Views: 59084

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021

Hours, several of them. You need to fuel first. ... Which would be useless and in violation of international law. Thomas You could keep some rockets fueled and ready to go. The US had B-52s flying circles in case they were needed immediately. International law is cared about only if it's mutually b...

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by mxaxai
Wed Jun 02, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021
Replies: 437
Views: 59084

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments - 2021

I can see why the USAF is interested; being able to deliver 100 tons of cargo to anywhere in the world in mere hours is going to greatly appeal to the military in being able to rapidly respond to situations globally. Not hours, minutes. You could deliver a C-5 worth of cargo and troops to any point...

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by mxaxai
Tue Jun 01, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Updated: Switzerland deciding to buy F-35A fighter jets
Replies: 349
Views: 52743

Re: Switzerland Restarting Fighter Competition

Swiss parties are threatening to hold another referendum if a US fighter - either F-18 or F-35 - is chosen. SP, Greens and GSoA want to prevent US fighter jets with a popular initiative if necessary An alliance of the SP [social democrats], the Greens and the Group for a Switzerland without an Army ...

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by mxaxai
Tue Jun 01, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-15X has no mission!
Replies: 173
Views: 18587

Re: F-15X has no mission!

Note that if they try to field more than the internal bomb Bay would yield, they would light up the the EX radar screen just as nicely. bt If the F-15X is pitted against a LO enemy, though, the enemy would be able to come much closer without being detected, which gives each of his missiles more ene...

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by mxaxai
Mon May 31, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Updated: RR Will Provide Jet Engines For The B-52 Re-engine
Replies: 307
Views: 63151

Re: New advertisement: B-52 re-engine back in the mix?

What was the last weapon system to have been in active military for a 100 years? The musket? The Navy revolver? The saber? bt The advance of technology and tactics even in ancient times meant that most weapons would become obsolete over a 100 year span. While the concept of a musket or saber is sim...

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by mxaxai
Mon May 31, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QR finds surface coating cracks in early build A350
Replies: 301
Views: 38186

Re: Bloomberg: Qatar Airways Is in a Mystery Spat with Airbus

The issues are 1) international business travel is in the tank due to Covid hangover, and 2) it may never return. He's looking for a way to slow down deliveries. Fluff. Not just international business travel in general. While Europe and the US are vaccinated to a large degree and are slowly startin...

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by mxaxai
Mon May 31, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerion Supersonic shuts down
Replies: 49
Views: 10454

Re: Aerion Supersonic shuts down

TRANSLATION: I can't afford it, so I don't want anyone to have it! Thus I'll scream "climate!" then they'll never suspect that my intentions are anything other than magnanimity :hissyfit: Regardless of climate, noise would have been an issue. Even if they managed to mitigate the sonic boo...

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by mxaxai
Fri May 21, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours
Replies: 330
Views: 40341

Re: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours

It is far from proven that mankind can affect climate cange in any way. Just paying to feel better will not change anything for sure. Dramatic climate change happened through all of earth's history including before mankind and might be mainly depending on the sun's activities. So you choose to beli...

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by mxaxai
Fri May 21, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours
Replies: 330
Views: 40341

Re: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours

There is, however, the not insignificant issue of international conventions, one of which says that airline full is exempt from taxation globally. So the thought of EU members going it alone in one of the most globalised industries is naive in the extreme. What do you expect to happen? That TATL fl...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 20, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 3D printer for some space stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 1981

Re: 3D printer for some space stuff

And what about 3d printing for satellite manufacturing? Can smallsats or CubeSats be made using this technology? I think it would help satellite launchers to reduce production costs and equip their sats with high-quality payloads, such as these CubeSat cameras that can be used for high-resolution r...

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by mxaxai
Wed May 19, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair wins lawsuit over state aid for KLM, TAP
Replies: 10
Views: 2297

Ryanair wins lawsuit over state aid for KLM, TAP

While the European Commission and its antitrust branch gave the green light for financial aid by the Netherlands and Portugal, the European General Court rejected this decision today after Ryanair filed a lawsuit. Other state aid measures were considered legal, however. At the same time, the General...

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by mxaxai
Wed May 19, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 808
Views: 542519

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.fraport.com/en/newsroom/pre ... une-1.html
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FRA will reopen runway 07L/25R on 01 June 2021, after using it as a parking area for aircraft from March 8 - July 23 last year, and again since December 16.
https://www.fraport.com/en/newsroom/pre ... une-1.html

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by mxaxai
Mon May 17, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German Green party candidate for chancellor want to ban short haul and implement tax
Replies: 113
Views: 10865

Re: German Green party candidate for chancellor want to ban short haul and implement tax

There are MANY routes where no competitive high speed train is available and will not be for some long time. How is Europe's common market supposed to grow together if no domestic travel is permitted? Simple, just tie the permission (or fees) to serve a route to the availability of fast (and effici...

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