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by keesje
Thu Nov 11, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

https://leehamnews.com/2021/11/11/airbu ... /#comments
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According to Leeham, who had interviews with Airbus executives, the A350F will have a 109t payload, more than expected by most.

https://leehamnews.com/2021/11/11/airbu ... /#comments

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by keesje
Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?
Replies: 41
Views: 7943

Re: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?

I think it's simply that UA and AA want to have a mixed fleet without relying too much on a single supplier. I'm not sure I buy that. AA seemed more than willing to go all Airbus narrowbody if Boeing didn't launch the Max. UA seemed like they wanted to be all Boeing narrowbody, but Boeing never cam...

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by keesje
Thu Nov 11, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?
Replies: 41
Views: 7943

Re: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?

With the A319NEO gaining negligible sales and the A320NEO backlog shrinking Airbus, Airbus will review it's NB portfolio strategy. Confirmed yesterday by Airbus. Airbus will consider building a larger version of the A220 once profitability has been achieved, Schultz also said. The biggest version of...

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by keesje
Thu Nov 11, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?
Replies: 41
Views: 7943

Re: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?

DL, AA and UA all ordered A321s and continue to increase orders. Maybe Airbus waited for Boeing to fully commit to the NMA and then launch a bigger A320. And maybe A220-500. https://07185918574543712684.googlegroups.com/attach/57f1d448a2948/Airbus%20Future%20A320%20portfolio.jpg?part=0.1&view=1&...

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by keesje
Thu Nov 11, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?
Replies: 41
Views: 7943

Re: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?

There is a relatively big gap between A320 and A321, in terms of seatcapacity, pay-load range, operating and price. The 737-8, 737-9 and 737-10 are all positioned in this gap. https://i2.wp.com/airinsight.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2017-11-30_7-52-41.png Source: Boeing Why Airbus never launched ...

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by keesje
Thu Nov 11, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing tipped to launch 777X freighter at Dubai Air Show
Replies: 416
Views: 72128

Re: Boeing tipped to launch 777X freighter at Dubai Air Show

https://airinsight.com/boeing-reduces-7 ... 18-to-191/ . Let's see if there can be more clarity on e.g. the outstanding 777-8 orders / EIS during the Dubai Airshow.
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Earlier this year Boeing adjusted it's firm orders backlog but everybody loves to hold on to the 320. https://airinsight.com/boeing-reduces-7 ... 18-to-191/ . Let's see if there can be more clarity on e.g. the outstanding 777-8 orders / EIS during the Dubai Airshow.

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by keesje
Thu Nov 11, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?
Replies: 41
Views: 7943

Re: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?

It's not only in the US. Despite the huge NEO success / backlog, the A319NEO & A320NEO backlog have been shrinking. Large A320CEO operators like United, Air France have been reluctant to replace the A320CEO with a same size A320NEO. We discussed recently.. https://www.researchgate.net/publicatio...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 10, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

Stop toying with us Keejse, bring out the Airbus A350 Ecoliner version. :D Ecoliner was more of a metal fuselage Boeing 777 derivative, http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z160/keesje_pics/Ecoliner1concept.jpg?t=1192486395, development time 7 years would have seen EIS in 2014 :wink2: . Instead they ...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 10, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

I think the A350 deliveries, backlog & outlook are relatively ok. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/timeline/t124vnrtcg4ww4njwyboflgalzcl3i5.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Airbus_A350_orders_and_deliveries The last two years saw an unprecedented aviation crisis, generalizing ...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 10, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

It seems the situation in the current duopoly is starting to worry analysts and buyers. “In the medium term Boeing still faces all the lasting damage issues of a serious and potentially permanent loss of market share, challenged or uncompetitive main commercial programs, and a heavy burden of debt,”...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 10, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

smithhaddon123, these days it's easy to create make high quality graphics and they spread quickly without the disclaimers. The fly is an effort to prevent fake news / miss information. If it's removed it's deliberate and becomes a new creation / source.

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by keesje
Tue Nov 09, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New J-20 Variant: A Two Seat Stealth Fighter
Replies: 10
Views: 2424

Re: New J-20 Variant: A Two Seat Stealth Fighter

https://img.i-scmp.com/cdn-cgi/image/fit=contain,width=1098,format=auto/sites/default/files/styles/1200x800/public/d8/images/methode/2021/10/29/aec1110a-3862-11ec-bf9d-b73b258185bb_image_hires_192605.jpg?itok=TgRN_h4l&v=1635506771 https://amp.scmp.com/news/china/military/article/3154111/chinas-...

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by keesje
Tue Nov 09, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

Discussions on this thread referred to the relative strength of Boeing and Airbus in the passenger widebody sector. Checked the figures and they are very close with Boing slightly on top. In 2019, the year before the pandemic devastated the travel industry Boeing delivered 178 frames and Airbus 168...

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by keesje
Tue Nov 09, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

https://www.radarbox.com/flight/AIB02
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Two A350 prototypes are completing a test flight flying in close formation across the Atlantic, to YUL. Apparently to study fuel reductions of close formation flying.
An A350-900 and a -1000

https://www.radarbox.com/flight/AIB02

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by keesje
Tue Nov 09, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

Will I agree that it is not a apples to apples comparison, the general theme is that Boeing sells more widebodies compared to Airbus and visa versa in narrowbodies where Airbus has the upperhand... Sure, but that's even more pointless from the standpoint of "Airbus needs to do something,"...

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by keesje
Tue Nov 09, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

The A350-1000 Sunrise is an intersting topic. 2 years ago, Airbus assured everybody no additonal fuel capacity would be required for the Australia UK routes (9200NM+) https://runwaygirlnetwork.com/2019/10/16/airbus-plans-upgraded-but-non-ulr-a350-1000-for-project-sunrise/ Earlier this year Airbus up...

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by keesje
Tue Nov 09, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

Interestingly, RR has been going full speed on the ultrafan, e.g. inflight testing of a geared carbon fan started 4 yrs ago on the companies 747. They build a new test cell and are completing a big Ultrafan variant this year with variable pitch fanblades, seemingly. https://www.ainonline.com/aviatio...

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by keesje
Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

I’m struggling to figure out what single pilot A350 operations means. My understanding is that Cathay Pacific is working with Airbus to allow only one pilot in the flight deck during cruise so that they don’t need to fly with augmented crews for long flights. Whether Airbus can convince the regulat...

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by keesje
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

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

I’m struggling to figure out what single pilot A350 operations means. My understanding is that Cathay Pacific is working with Airbus to allow only one pilot in the flight deck during cruise so that they don’t need to fly with augmented crews for long flights. Whether Airbus can convince the regulat...

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by keesje
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.
Replies: 106
Views: 21950

Airbus A350XWB ongoing evolutionary enhancements, EIS 2025-2030.

It seems Airbus is not sitting on their hands on the A350 it launched 15 years ago. Continued investment seems the road ahead despite the production rate only slowly recovering to 60-75 per year and a backlog of ~440. A slowly evolving mid life upgrade it seems~to meet new/ changed market requiremen...

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by keesje
Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

All might to brought back to investment / return to shareholder strategies. Is there necessity to invest or a long term opportunity? Boeing seems to be focused on necessity, free cash flow and short term bonuses over long term portfolio strength. Often qualifying investment as a waste of free cash f...

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by keesje
Mon Nov 08, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 322116

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Flightglobal.com reports that EASA says extended single-pilot operations could be implemented from 2025. That's the same year the A350F will enter service. Coincidence? Extended minimum-crew operations (EMCO), whereby flight times are increased by allowing single-pilot periods during cruise, supple...

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by keesje
Sun Nov 07, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2371
Views: 310387

Re: Alaska Airlines cancels A320NEO orders

Maybe the used 10 A321NEO's can be sold at the price of 12 new 737-10's, might be a good deal! Maybe Boeing will take them themselves again. https://airwaysmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Alaska_A321N_N926VA_20180420_XFW-3.jpg https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/alaskas-first-a321neo-in-more-to-love-...

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by keesje
Sat Nov 06, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Shareholders Reach Settlement in 737 MAX Board Oversight Suit
Replies: 25
Views: 3020

Re: Boeing Shareholders Reach Settlement in 737 MAX Board Oversight Suit

So $225Mln to the shareholders that forced Boeing into this free cash flow quarterly culture. Paid by the Boeing company, not costing any responsible executive anything. Their salaries are dominated by free cash flow driven stock packages. Congratulations, justice is done. Even Tim Clark (loaded) is...

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by keesje
Sat Nov 06, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 322116

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Flightglobal.com reports that EASA says extended single-pilot operations could be implemented from 2025. That's the same year the A350F will enter service. Coincidence? Extended minimum-crew operations (EMCO), whereby flight times are increased by allowing single-pilot periods during cruise, supple...

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by keesje
Fri Nov 05, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing tipped to launch 777X freighter at Dubai Air Show
Replies: 416
Views: 72128

Re: Boeing tipped to launch 777X freighter at Dubai Air Show

https://www.boeing.com/resources/boeingdotcom/airshows/dubai/Boeing_Daily_Schedule.pdf Schedule for Dubai airshow is out. Boeing has a commercial derivatives update press conference on the 777X/737 MAX on Monday 15th Nov. Between 1:00 to 1:45 Could that be a launch press conference? Probably not bi...

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by keesje
Thu Nov 04, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

To paraphrase someone famous, the pending demise of Boeing is being greatly exaggerated. Rough times, no doubt about it. They really screwed themselves with the whole Max fiasco. That appears to be nearing it's end. The ongoing problems with the 787 line and the delays on the 777X program will also...

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by keesje
Thu Nov 04, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

In the end it is not Airbus reaching 60%, it is Boeing reaching 40%. The imbalance is solely created by errors committed at Boeing. If Boeing continues to fumble the certification process with the regulators and continues to fail to establish a working quality control in their manufacturing, Airbus...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 322116

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

The solution has been staring them in the face since the beginning...may be a tad heavier but compensates with increased capabilities..... ... IMO, the following comment applies not only to the A350F but to an A338F as well..... Interesting related info from Scott Hamilton: Airbus hasn’t had a lot ...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 322116

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

I wonder if Airbus will tweak the A350F towards 100t payload or give it more volume. In recent years they have been studying higher MTOW versions like A350-2000 and possibly A350-1000 Sunrise.

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 574
Views: 103829

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

I guess choice for LH depends on network/ fleet requirement. IMO the E195-E2 and A220-100 very close, with the E2 costing less. https://07185918574543712684.googlegroups.com/attach/428066dad4bcf/Flies%20scrapbook%20NB%201.4.jpg?part=0.1&view=1&vt=ANaJVrFFMRazgfDCyjf_W2Zuwi1q8NasLy2UeTwg0_Kw2...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

Publicly traded companies are forced to live on short-term gain in many cases, Boeing and Airbus are no exceptions. Hence the "lack of vision" and "mass production on legacy types". I personally don't believe they want to go this way, but it's not entirely up to them to decide. ...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

Ebb and flow of business, Boeing is down now, but wasn't that long ago we thought the same about Airbus. It eventually evens out. I somewhat agree though Airbus hasn't really been down, just caught up with Boeing in the early 2000's. The current situation could be temporary but Airbus should have a...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

For those not keeping track, Airbus is leading in deliveries but Boeing is leading in orders this year Boeing has 710 orders (349 net) this year Airbus has 270 orders (133 net) this year The market appears to be correcting itself Boeing might be ahead a few hundred so far this year thanks to UA &am...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

Yes there's not enough competition in the market. I think Airbus should be split up into two competing entities. Narrow body group one company and wide body group another. They should be free tp develop models to compete with each other I think Airbus is split up a bit already. The A220 is 90% an C...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 16328

FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

Article in the Financial Times today: “John (Leahy) always used to say that when you get to 60 per cent market share that is the tipping point,” says a former colleague. “After that the whole market will get trashed and people start acting irrationally.” https://www.ft.com/content/6a1ae943-ff2a-48c1...

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by keesje
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 322116

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Also fuel efficiency is not really a priority for military operations. It is far more important that the engines also work in very harsh conditions. So who cares if it drinks 10% more than a comparable civilian engine with the same thrust, at least it can operate on that dirt track if necessary. Ta...

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by keesje
Tue Nov 02, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing tipped to launch 777X freighter at Dubai Air Show
Replies: 416
Views: 72128

Re: Boeing tipped to launch 777X freighter at Dubai Air Show

It could be that Boeing in close consultation with key customers decides not to fly in a 777-9 at this time to not delay the ongoing rugged test and certification process to be completed before first hand over to Lufthansa , Emirates and other leading airlines all over the globe.

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by keesje
Mon Nov 01, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021
Replies: 70
Views: 14287

Re: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021

Emirates Chairman: Emirates will engage in discussions with Boeing before and during the Dubai Airshow. https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/emirates-hold-talks-with-boeing-over-777x-orders-dubai-air-show-chairman-2021-11-01/ I can see them firming up current 115 order and add on more with 779...

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by keesje
Mon Nov 01, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What are your favorite planes that you've flown on?
Replies: 43
Views: 2675

Re: What are your favorite planes that you've flown on?

BAC 1-11, S61, F27, P3C, Beech200, Tu154, DC8, Bonanza, F28, Beaver, L1011 and many jumpseats.

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by keesje
Sun Oct 31, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021
Replies: 70
Views: 14287

Re: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021

Are there Boeing widebodies scheduled? I don't see them on the list, maybe it's an old list. The B777-9 is scheduled to make an appearance at the show. This is confirmed by Boeing Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk yup, and the list is being updated everyday. the 777-9 WAS on the list initially but...

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by keesje
Sun Oct 31, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021
Replies: 70
Views: 14287

Re: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021

Certainly some interesting aircraft on the announced list https://www.dubaiairshow.aero/aircraft-list I guess Boeing is bringing the 737-9 as it may hand some off to customers. Curious that there are no plans to bring over the 737-10. Are there Boeing widebodies scheduled? I don't see them on the l...

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by keesje
Sun Oct 31, 2021 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021
Replies: 70
Views: 14287

Re: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021

I wonder if Airbus will have A350 announcements, orders, conversions, launching customers. We could see some orders / conversions to A350-1000's from carriers in the region. EK painted an A380 for the occasion. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/styles/artikel/public/website_633x30...

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by keesje
Sun Oct 31, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021
Replies: 70
Views: 14287

Re: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021

I wonder if Airbus will have A350 announcements, orders, conversions, launching customers. We could see some orders / conversions to A350-1000's from carriers in the region. EK painted an A380 for the occasion. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/styles/artikel/public/website_633x30...

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by keesje
Sun Oct 31, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021
Replies: 70
Views: 14287

Re: Dubai Air Show Thread 2021

I wonder if Airbus will have A350 announcements, orders, conversions, launching customers. We could see some orders / conversions to A350-1000's from carriers in the region. EK painted an A380 for the occasion. https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/sites/default/files/styles/artikel/public/website_633x300...

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by keesje
Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas selects A320neo and A220 families for narrowbody fleet replacement
Replies: 507
Views: 107107

Re: Qantas to officially issue tender on narrowbody fleet replacement in coming days

On TechOps I've been gathering and calculating specs and performance indicators on all modern NB's and a few concepts. One of the insights I got is that a reason the A321 is so popular (apart from capacity, engine choice & commonality) is it's flexibility. If you load an A321NEO (Colomn Q) with ...

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by keesje
Sat Oct 30, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New J-20 Variant: A Two Seat Stealth Fighter
Replies: 10
Views: 2424

Re: New J-20 Variant: A Two Seat Stealth Fighter

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FC9MvPPaMAAXxsy?format=jpg&name=large https://mobile.twitter.com/TheBaseLeg/status/1454075154024189955?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1454075154024189955%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.defensenews.com%2Fglobal%2Fasia-pacif...

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by keesje
Sat Oct 30, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing tipped to launch 777X freighter at Dubai Air Show
Replies: 416
Views: 72128

Re: Boeing tipped to launch 777X freighter at Dubai Air Show

You all are assuming that the 77F has its available space used efficiently. But is that really the case? 77L and F have the same length etc. Was this length optimised to carry containers efficiently or was it optimised as a passenger cabin? —> Didn’t they have the same problem with the LR and the c...

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by keesje
Fri Oct 29, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Modern single aisle aircraft specs & comparisons, scores; Flies NB Scrapbook©
Replies: 21
Views: 3133

Re: Modern single aisle aircraft specs & comparisons, scores; Flies NB Scrapbook©

I noticed that the passenger comfort row is empty. May I suggest an alternate (or additional) metric based on available seat space, e.g., seat pitch and width? From a quick search, one data source for anthropomorphic measurements is here: https://ehs.oregonstate.edu/sites/ehs.oregonstate.edu/files/...

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