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by WIederling
Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?
Replies: 37
Views: 12854

RE: Why Does A FedEX 777 Keep Circling My House?

vulture circling.

You have packages ?  

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by WIederling
Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#179" class="quote">Reply 179</a>):<br/><i>Yes, Boeing increased the base price of th...

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by WIederling
Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#168" class="quote">Reply 168</a>):<br/><i>The B789 only entered service late last year...

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by WIederling
Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#166" class="quote">Reply 166</a>):<br/><i>789s sell for quite a lot more</i></font></t...

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by WIederling
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/zeke" class="quote" target="_blank">zeke</a> (<a href="#150" class="quote">Reply 150</a>):<br/><i>program accounting only fools people on a.net,...

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by WIederling
Thu Oct 22, 2015 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/NAV30" class="quote" target="_blank">NAV30</a> (<a href="#151" class="quote">Reply 151</a>):<br/><i>Looks as if the B787 is possibly making a bi...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/Matt6461" class="quote" target="_blank">Matt6461</a> (<a href="#143" class="quote">Reply 143</a>):<br/><i>Being something is different from doin...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 10
Replies: 219
Views: 72287

RE: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 10

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BOAC1966" class="quote" target="_blank">BOAC1966</a> (<a href="#159" class="quote">Reply 159</a>):<br/><i>Pink or lilac</i></font></td></tr></ta...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/BoeingGuy" class="quote" target="_blank">BoeingGuy</a> (<a href="#138" class="quote">Reply 138</a>):<br/><i> It was a very successful airplane w...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/JoeCanuck" class="quote" target="_blank">JoeCanuck</a> (<a href="#132" class="quote">Reply 132</a>):<br/><i>Above all else, Boeing is paying the...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 10
Replies: 219
Views: 72287

RE: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 10

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Wingtip1005" class="quote" target="_blank">Wingtip1005</a> (<a href="#150" class="quote">Reply 150</a>):<br/><i>Looks like a panel has been remo...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 21, 2015 9:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: German Issues With Eurofighter Continue
Replies: 43
Views: 10997

RE: German Issues With Eurofighter Continue

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/seahawk" class="quote" target="_blank">seahawk</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>I am hoping Germany will get some to repla...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's This? ("meteorological Equipment" SFO 1967)
Replies: 10
Views: 2810

RE: What's This? ("meteorological Equipment" SFO 1967)

Don't know about airports. But the National weather service ( Germany, Europe in general?) still does start ballons on a regular basis: <a href="http://www.radiosonde.eu/RS00-D/RS02H-D.html#ancre220984" target="_blank">http://www.radiosonde.eu/RS00-D/RS02H-D.html#ancre220984</a> I've visited Schlesw...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Presses EK To Finance A380neo
Replies: 285
Views: 33704

RE: Airbus Presses EK To Finance A380neo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/par13del" class="quote" target="_blank">par13del</a> (<a href="#214" class="quote">Reply 214</a>):<br/><i>The question is, did Airbus change the...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop
Replies: 225
Views: 48790

RE: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Matt6461" class="quote" target="_blank">Matt6461</a> (<a href="#210" class="quote">Reply 210</a>):<br/><i>The 78X, by contrast, will gain capabi...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop
Replies: 225
Views: 48790

RE: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OKCFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">OKCFlyer</a> (<a href="#205" class="quote">Reply 205</a>):<br/><i>However, IIRC wing loading is more sim...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop
Replies: 225
Views: 48790

RE: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop

<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="#202" class="quote">Reply 202</a>):<br/><i>As well as allowing a frame to car...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 20, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop
Replies: 225
Views: 48790

RE: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop

<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="#198" class="quote">Reply 198</a>):<br/><i> I see the wing on the 787 as near...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Information About A Possible 777-10X?
Replies: 126
Views: 24619

RE: New Information About A Possible 777-10X?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MrHMSH" class="quote" target="_blank">MrHMSH</a> (<a href="#92" class="quote">Reply 92</a>):<br/><i>I think Airbus redesigned the A35K just to r...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 20, 2015 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The "Deep Web?"
Replies: 3
Views: 1586

RE: What Is The "Deep Web?"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Web

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by WIederling
Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Information About A Possible 777-10X?
Replies: 126
Views: 24619

RE: New Information About A Possible 777-10X?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Egerton" class="quote" target="_blank">Egerton</a> (<a href="#82" class="quote">Reply 82</a>):<br/><i>Wiki continuously update their data with t...

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by WIederling
Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/justloveplanes" class="quote" target="_blank">justloveplanes</a> (<a href="#69" class="quote">Reply 69</a>):<br/><i>It's worth remembering Boein...

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by WIederling
Mon Oct 19, 2015 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/racercoup" class="quote" target="_blank">racercoup</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>Airbus has essentially given up any ho...

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by WIederling
Mon Oct 19, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/mjoelnir" class="quote" target="_blank">mjoelnir</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>so the 777 and the 737 would produce rea...

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by WIederling
Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>Even if the program never turns a profit, Bo...

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by WIederling
Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/Freshside3" class="quote" target="_blank">Freshside3</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i>(1) When the project really started ...

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by WIederling
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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

cite: After losing about $25 million on each jet it delivered in the second quarter, Boeing projects a watershed moment for the plane by year-end: It expects to finally roll out a Dreamliner that brought in more money than it cost to build. :end cite. Manufacturing cost does not change in large step...

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by WIederling
Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "787 Profit For Boeing A Dream" - Seattle Times
Replies: 216
Views: 36698

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/par13del" class="quote" target="_blank">par13del</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Somehow they need to find a way to include...

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by WIederling
Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's This? ("meteorological Equipment" SFO 1967)
Replies: 10
Views: 2810

RE: What's This? ("meteorological Equipment" SFO 1967)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tribird1011" class="quote" target="_blank">tribird1011</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>only a guess though </i></font></td>...

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by WIederling
Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: German Aviation Thread - Part 4
Replies: 199
Views: 25893

RE: German Aviation Thread - Part 4

last night in the news:

BER has been "turned usefull":

Unused lounge area furnishings and stuff from BER has been transfered
into the new refugee processing place in Berlin.

Another facet that is the absurdity of BER.

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 Final Report Published 13 October 2015
Replies: 179
Views: 15329

RE: MH17 Final Report Published 13 October 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/pvjin" class="quote" target="_blank">pvjin</a> (<a href="#129" class="quote">Reply 129</a>):<br/><i>.. . So I wouldn't really be surprised if Ru...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop
Replies: 225
Views: 48790

RE: SQ To Purchase First A350-900ULR For USA Nonstop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mariner" class="quote" target="_blank">mariner</a> (<a href="#149" class="quote">Reply 149</a>):<br/><i>- the industry (and a.net) wide attacks ...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 14, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 Final Report Published 13 October 2015
Replies: 179
Views: 15329

RE: MH17 Final Report Published 13 October 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L410Turbolet" class="quote" target="_blank">L410Turbolet</a> (<a href="#125" class="quote">Reply 125</a>):<br/><i> one that appeasment does not ...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 Final Report Published 13 October 2015
Replies: 179
Views: 15329

RE: MH17 Final Report Published 13 October 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/anrec80" class="quote" target="_blank">anrec80</a> (<a href="#85" class="quote">Reply 85</a>):<br/><i>I am under impression Ukraine just loves t...

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by WIederling
Wed Oct 14, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 Final Report Published 13 October 2015
Replies: 179
Views: 15329

RE: MH17 Final Report Published 13 October 2015

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777way" class="quote" target="_blank">777way</a> (<a href="#74" class="quote">Reply 74</a>):<br/><i>So the missle flew in from the front right a...

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by WIederling
Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Boeing - Lightest Material Ever
Replies: 9
Views: 4092

RE: Boeing - Lightest Material Ever

It is not really Boeing's microlattice:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallic_microlattice

There is other even lighter stuff around
like carbon aerogels

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by WIederling
Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bizarre MH 370 Wreckage Claim
Replies: 63
Views: 32773

RE: Bizarre MH 370 Wreckage Claim

"The report also claimed human skeletal remains and a 70-inch by 35-inch Malaysian flag were inside the plane."


A "70-inch by 35-inch Malaysian flag" is basic equipment for a non government 777 ?

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by WIederling
Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have The Promises Of The 787 Been Realized?
Replies: 87
Views: 21794

RE: Have The Promises Of The 787 Been Realized?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/enzo011" class="quote" target="_blank">enzo011</a> (<a href="#84" class="quote">Reply 84</a>):<br/><i>So they are complaining about, according t...

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by WIederling
Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have The Promises Of The 787 Been Realized?
Replies: 87
Views: 21794

RE: Have The Promises Of The 787 Been Realized?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/prebennorholm" class="quote" target="_blank">prebennorholm</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>One 787 battery = 3.7 x 8 x 72...

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