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by BoeingGuy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's 737 Max has new problem that will require electrical inspection
Replies: 238
Views: 54713

Re: Boeing's 737 Max has new problem that will require electrical inspection

It came from a change in production processes...please rest They are getting paint primer in a bolt hole. Not the end of the world. It’s not a design flaw. It was discovered and will be corrected. That’s the safety process working. It's not the end of the world, but it was enough to require a groun...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's 737 Max has new problem that will require electrical inspection
Replies: 238
Views: 54713

Re: Boeing's 737 Max has new problem that will require electrical inspection

So much for these airplanes being thoroughly inspected for any other issues before being returned to service. It came from a change in production processes...please rest They are getting paint primer in a bolt hole. Not the end of the world. It’s not a design flaw. It was discovered and will be cor...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 763
Views: 114230

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Well heard that DL officially released And returned the 3 supplemental slots to LGB. With no new entrants on the wait list and Hawaiian passed on additional slots. WN will get 2 for a total of 36 flights a day. AA will get 1 for a total of 4 flights a day. DL will remain at 9 daily flights. Current...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2953
Views: 464847

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Yeah, that would be a really great outcome. AA absorbing AS would turn out just like AA absorbing Air Cal and Reno Air, and US Air absorbing PSA. The entire route structure would be gone in a few years. AA absorbing AS would likely be a disaster for AA and AS. It would be wonderful for WN. Fortunat...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2953
Views: 464847

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

If any thing where to happen it would be WN buying B6 or AS DL+WN, AA+AS, UA+B6. Oh my goodness......... WN isn’t going to be absorbed by anyone. Too big and would create too many antitrust issues. The only realistic possibility is AS being absorbed by AA at some point (so AA can get full control o...

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2953
Views: 464847

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

AA also put the third daily MIA-GYE/UIO back on sale following DOT approval. I think I read somewhere else that AA is moving the DFW-GYE/UIO over to MIA. Is that temporary or does that mean that AA does not plan to resume at least DFW-UIO? Too bad. I far far prefer going through Customs and connect...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Apr 02, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I think that was his point. He’s speculating that AS may put the available airplanes from the discontinued OAK-HI flights to start other new flights to HI. He’s asking if anyone knows when/if such new HI route announcements may come. Oh...got it. My guess is that they'll increase frequency on other...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Anyone have a guess when we could see Alaska’s Hawaii flying expanded soon with the etops available planes from Oakland and that Hawaii is booming i would think they would want to put those planes on Hawaii flying sooner rather then later ? Alaska has already announced that they have permanently di...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Apr 02, 2021 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Simple Flying- April Fools
Replies: 5
Views: 1659

Re: Simple Flying- April Fools

Simple flying is like an April fools day everyday so it’s difficult to tell if they are being funny or not. Fred Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Yep, some of the stuff is okay. Jay is a decent author. Some of the other stuff is pretty bad. Like the article the other day about why the 777 doesn’t h...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Mar 31, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021
Replies: 122
Views: 17766

Re: Alaska Fleet Repaint Thread - 2021

Also, here is a link with higher quality imagery of the new AS oneworld livery: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/a-world-of-possibilities-alaska-airlines-officially-joins-oneworld-301259883.html https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8473052-alaska-airlines-officially-joins-oneworld/image/...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 242590

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

Thanks for the correction. I didn't remember that one. Of you course you are aware that UA flew SFO-ITO from the late 1960s into the 1980s. I assume you mean in more modern times. SFO-ITO was operating on Saturdays periodically, before the pandemic, but by no means on a regular basis (meaning, ever...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 1569
Views: 242590

Re: United Fleet, Network, and Discussion Thread, Q1 2021

UA definitely flew LAX-ITO pre-pandemic, but I don't think they have ever flown SFO-ITO on a regularly scheduled basis... SFO-ITO was launched at the same time as LAX-ITO, right after the merger. IIRC it only last six months. http://upgrd.com/blogs/friendlyskies/united-begins-nonstop-service-los-an...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

Probably? It's the US, from my experience everything remotely political is picked up by some news source somewhere. Also was this before or after pushback, and does that matter for the sterile cockpit law? The exchange occurred while they were waiting take-off clearance. Which isn't a critical area...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

Sterile cockpit is like the speed limit, its a suggestion. Ive observed it broke every time I rode up front. The first time I jumpseated, the two guys were talking about everyting but the airplane. I mentioned sterile cockpit to them. One just shook his head, the other pointed at me and laughed. Iv...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

Nothing says "women are physically repulsed by me and my extensive record of sexual assault" like rolling coal :rotfl: Hahaha! Good one. That’s the man with the world’s smallest...... I’d never even heard of “rolling coal” before this, and I hang out with people who are into cars as a hob...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

What is concerning is people find his comments ok. While he has a right to think and feel as he wants these types of comments acceptable in any venue and they should raise red flags to this man's state of mind. Some people suggest that he was just joking. Honestly, from listening to it I couldn’t t...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

Yea so there were people on board. Did a little humor put their lives in jeopardy? Come on...... Have you actually ever been in a cockpit during flight? I have many times and believe me discussions and banter happen from the time the chocks are pulled till the time chocks are set. Anyone who says o...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

What has happened to society? People are so thin skinned and easily offended running for the tissue box. This is such an overblown story and some people commenting here are such drama queens making a mountain out of a mole hill and demonizing this flight crew for something we have all done at some ...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

What has happened to society? People are so thin skinned and easily offended running for the tissue box. This is such an overblown story and some people commenting here are such drama queens making a mountain out of a mole hill and demonizing this flight crew for something we have all done at some ...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 709
Views: 78715

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021

There's plenty of debate as to the value of FAT as the destination airport for Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon, but there's certainly a customer base that does use FAT for those parks. Hikers, adventure types and the like who're not coming to see the entire State. Call it the "hard core Yo...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

This guy wasn’t in a men’s locker room. He was piloting an airplane full of people. I have my opinions and use the F word too, but I don’t exhibit such anger and hatred as this guy did - with a load of passengers on board. People will be people isn’t an excuse for a mentally disturbed hate filled t...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant
Replies: 135
Views: 12328

Re: WN Pilot Goes on Anti-Bay Area Rant

Eh as much as I like to see WN get embarrassed this talk happens at every airline. Pilots are human too. This is a non-event. I have heard plenty of unprofessional things on the headset before push, and while not taxiing it is still funny to hear the occasional rant. Sucks they didn’t realize they ...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Mar 24, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I've heard Miami announcement could happen soon. AS resuming SEA-MIA, I assume. Will PDX and SAN be in the mix too? Not a real surprise with oneworld membership in eight days. AA already serves SEA-MIA as a redeye. AA was often 2 daily SEA-MIA pre-pandemic. They either had two red-eyes a few hours ...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

MAH4546 wrote:
I've heard Miami announcement could happen soon.


AS resuming SEA-MIA, I assume. Will PDX and SAN be in the mix too? Not a real surprise with oneworld membership in eight days.

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Serial stowaway' arrested at ORD
Replies: 12
Views: 2941

Re: 'Serial stowaway' arrested at ORD

She has been arrested multiple times since 2014 for attempting to board flights or get into the security zones without a ticket. At least Mrs. Quonset from the movie "Airport" was a little more fun. https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/17/us/marilyn-hartman-arrested-ohare-airport-trnd/index.html H...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 18, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to Begin Issuance of Airworthiness Certificate of 787s instead of Boeing
Replies: 12
Views: 3519

Re: FAA to Begin Issuance of Airworthiness Certificate of 787s instead of Boeing

https://twitter.com/r_wall/status/1372309330070970368?s=21 FAA will begin to issue airworthiness certificate of 787s instead of Boeing to ensure the jet is of quality since Boeing continues to struggle with this. I am not mad at this. If it means Boeing can now begin to get the quality of these jet...

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by BoeingGuy
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida
Replies: 156
Views: 21128

Re: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida

LAX772LR wrote:
Isn't this like the 3rd time or so that they've done this song/dance?

What concession do they want from NY governance now? :irked:


This sounds like another company I know. “If you don’t give up your pension accrual (while I increase mine), we’ll build the 777X in (fill in the blank).”

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by BoeingGuy
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL
Replies: 202
Views: 26578

Re: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL

DTW-HNL would be great twice weekly would be great. HNL is one of the top 2 O/D unserved markets from Detroit. Out of curiosity, what is the other of the two? According to the DOT in order: SMF (again), HNL, & TUS/ELP virtually tied for 3rd which took the place of ANC. https://data.transportati...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Is it my imagination, or is AS starting to charge much higher fares out of PAE than SEA? I’m exploring some possible trips later in the year, in which the PAE fares are much higher than for the same date and destination out of SEA. In many cases, Saver Fares aren’t even offered from PAE, while the ...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Is it my imagination, or is AS starting to charge much higher fares out of PAE than SEA? I’m exploring some possible trips later in the year, in which the PAE fares are much higher than for the same date and destination out of SEA. In many cases, Saver Fares aren’t even offered from PAE, while the r...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL
Replies: 202
Views: 26578

Re: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL

https://www.anna.aero/2020/12/10/hawaiian-airlines-reveals-austin-ontario-orlando-we-look-at-demand/ "Booking data obtained via OAG Traffic Analyser shows that Honolulu – Orlando had 66,000 round-trip point-to-point passengers in 2019, while Austin had 39,000 and Ontario 15,000. Crucially, the...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL
Replies: 202
Views: 26578

Re: HA announces OGG-LGB, ONT-HNL, AUS-HNL, MCO-HNL

I could FAThom a few more mainland adds... What main land add could you see ? How do you miss that, man.... Hahaha. Some people don’t get jokes. But yes, I’d have to think that FAT, BUR, BOI and GEG are prime candidates for Hawaii service. GEG is probably less likely but I wanted to throw a bone to...

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by BoeingGuy
Sun Mar 14, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

What’s next after RDD and IDA? I’d have to think that maybe ACV and FLG could be considered since AS is adding outdoorsy destinations. SGU would fit that bill also due to its proximity to Zion and Bryce Canyon. I’ve already booked the new SEA-RDD flight. It was a rather convenient add. I personally...

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by BoeingGuy
Sat Mar 13, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

What’s next after RDD and IDA? I’d have to think that maybe ACV and FLG could be considered since AS is adding outdoorsy destinations. SGU would fit that bill also due to its proximity to Zion and Bryce Canyon. I’ve already booked the new SEA-RDD flight. It was a rather convenient add. I personally ...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 12, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Flight 86 (HNL-MCO) Inaugural Flight enroute
Replies: 58
Views: 9132

Re: Hawaiian Flight 86...Inaugural Flight..enroute

But you didn't answer my question: what market(s) are being DENIED capacity due to this? The answer is: none. Hawaiian, and plenty of competing carriers, offer nonstop service to the islands from every west coast location with a strip of pavement longer than a driveway. If nothing else, HI is looki...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1448
Views: 197532

Re: Delta Announces ANC-DTW/JFK/LAX, SLC-FAI

There needs to be a total list of major route announcements in 2021 so far. It's been dizzying. I was also just thinking that. Aviation had gone dead during the pandemic. Now it’s expanding like wildfire. Everyday there is some kind of new domestic route announcement. You never know what is going t...

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by BoeingGuy
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

Problem is you can't separate the MAXs business case from its implementation, it was the drive to keeps costs low that led to MCAS. MCAS existed prior to the 737MAX... it isn't even Boeing's first aircraft to feature it. The KC-46 has MCAS although it was designed with some more robust logic, so wa...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

Where in any post did I comment in any way about the negotiation or any commercial aspect of the airplane? Don’t put words in my mouth. Do you just reply without actually reading the comment? I was commenting on some posts that said or implied the 777-9 is just a warmed over 777 with new engines. P...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

You may or may not be involved with development, testing and certification of the 777-9, but doubt very much you are involved in the commercial negotiations, including performance guarantees and penalties being offered by Boeing and GE. What EK and other prospective customers are demanding is produ...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2280
Views: 289066

Re: Alaska Announces BOI-AUS/ORD, Relaunches Idaho Falls and Redding

With AS doing PAE-BOI, WN can compete with BLI-BOI. I wonder if AS will resume more flights out of BLI in response to WN’s entry. AS has dropped 5 destinations out of BLI in the past few years including all mainline. I live very close to PAE so not likely to personally use BLI. However, my girlfrie...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

And then he got promoted to be Chief Engineer of the 777X. Like I said, no accountability. He wasn’t promoted. He was already 777X chief engineer long before the first crash Correct, but he'd already made all the key decisions on MAX when he was promoted to 777X Chief Engineer, such as no artificia...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

The recent passing of Allan McDonald https://www.npr.org/2021/03/07/974534021/remembering-allan-mcdonald-he-refused-to-approve-challenger-launch-exposed-cover made me think about how few (if any) Boeing engineers stepped forward to warn about the potential dangers of MCAS, especially after the firs...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

The recent passing of Allan McDonald https://www.npr.org/2021/03/07/974534021/remembering-allan-mcdonald-he-refused-to-approve-challenger-launch-exposed-cover made me think about how few (if any) Boeing engineers stepped forward to warn about the potential dangers of MCAS, especially after the firs...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

I understand your concern as a BoeingGuy but Sir TC is no newcomer to the industry and probably knows more than we all would like to admit Yeah, except I’m directly involved with development, testing, and certification of the 777-9. Darned if I don’t know just a little bit about the airplane. His s...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

Who besides the biggest customer has more knowledge about the current status ??? I’m not clear what you are referring to. Please elaborate. I understand your concern as a BoeingGuy but Sir TC is no newcomer to the industry and probably knows more than we all would like to admit Yeah, except I’m dir...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

Heck, the 77W was just a warmed up 777-200. The a320neo is a warmed up version of the legacy a320. Or the 737 NG was a warmed up version of the 737-200. Everything doesn't have to be new and shiny to be successful. Boeing has enough issues on it's own. There isn't a need to stretch and find esoteri...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

The recent passing of Allan McDonald https://www.npr.org/2021/03/07/974534021/remembering-allan-mcdonald-he-refused-to-approve-challenger-launch-exposed-cover made me think about how few (if any) Boeing engineers stepped forward to warn about the potential dangers of MCAS, especially after the firs...

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by BoeingGuy
Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

Please educate us on how the 777X is just a warmed up version of the legacy 777. ...for purposes of competing with the A350 it is a warmed over design, for purposes of being delayed by EASA and the FAA due to the numerous changes and grand fathering issues it is almost a new a/c. Take your pick, it...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

Please educate us on how the 777X is just a warmed up version of the legacy 777. ...for purposes of competing with the A350 it is a warmed over design, for purposes of being delayed by EASA and the FAA due to the numerous changes and grand fathering issues it is almost a new a/c. Take your pick, it...

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by BoeingGuy
Wed Mar 10, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787
Replies: 125
Views: 21466

Re: EK Chairman says Boeing “not getting it” on 737MAX, 787

Do they really have the talent tho? Over the years they have either offered buyouts to their most senior engineers in order to replace them with younger, cheaper ones, or have outsourced just about everything they could, all in the name of cutting costs and meeting Wall Street expectations. Boeing’...

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