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by 94717
Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Greatest Combat Aircraft Ever Built
Replies: 45
Views: 7922

RE: The Greatest Combat Aircraft Ever Built

Regarding the JA37 Viggen


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=431BxPYZDrk&mode=related&search=

In the start you see the road aibases. A way to incease the number of war airbases.

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by 94717
Thu Jul 05, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future A330-200F Orders
Replies: 39
Views: 5807

RE: Future A330-200F Orders

When will 330s start be converted to frighters? 5 years from now?

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by 94717
Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swedish Singer Stopped From Flying
Replies: 110
Views: 9524

RE: Swedish Singer Stopped From Flying

Probably the security people were looking at BBC or CNN every coffee break because of Hethrow. <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, Glasgow etc. And they probably had insructions this day to be special suspicious. People nee...

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by 94717
Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biofuels US Airforce Why Not Civil Use?
Replies: 22
Views: 1098

RE: Biofuels US Airforce Why Not Civil Use?

So; The conclusion is that it is easier to move to Biofuels on cars first then the airindustry? What will happen if the airindustry gets so bad <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym> so it is forced to move? I mean; Please fly to Caribean, but also consider that some people looses their i...

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by 94717
Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biofuels US Airforce Why Not Civil Use?
Replies: 22
Views: 1098

RE: Biofuels US Airforce Why Not Civil Use?

So why dont they move the taxes from the flight tickets to the fuels then? Actions is needed and Bio jet fuels can actually be nice for the local farmers  Wink. Now the politicians woke up!

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by 94717
Wed Jul 04, 2007 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe's Trains Take On Planes
Replies: 148
Views: 13044

RE: Europe's Trains Take On Planes

They already started with charter: <a href="http://www.sr.se/cgi-bin/malmo/nyheter/artikel.asp?artikel=1342902" target=_blank>http://www.sr.se/cgi-bin/malmo/nyheter/artikel.asp?artikel=1342902</a> (Excuse: Swedish) They say that they been taken by suprise how popular it became taking holidays to Ita...

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by 94717
Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EU Plans Air Passenger Data Exchange System
Replies: 1
Views: 2230

EU Plans Air Passenger Data Exchange System

Now it comes to Europe as well:

EU plans air passenger data exchange system

http://euobserver.com/9/24416

I beleive it was just a question of time.

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by 94717
Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe's Trains Take On Planes
Replies: 148
Views: 13044

RE: Europe's Trains Take On Planes

Special with the latest security matters there will be a number of destinations that is more efficient (in time door to door) using trains. With the new brigde Germany Denmark is ready Scandinavia will be directly connected to the continent as well. We can already choose train instead of air on holi...

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by 94717
Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biofuels US Airforce Why Not Civil Use?
Replies: 22
Views: 1098

RE: Biofuels US Airforce Why Not Civil Use?

The gasoline is for example much more expensives in Europe then in US. Is it the the same regarding jet fuels?

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by 94717
Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biofuels US Airforce Why Not Civil Use?
Replies: 22
Views: 1098

Biofuels US Airforce Why Not Civil Use?

If the US military can use Bio fuels ( <a href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/07/03/215286/honeywells-uop-wins-a-us-military-biofuels-contract.html" target=_blank>http://www.flightglobal.com/articles...us-military-biofuels-contract.html</a> ) why cant the civil airlines use this for exam...

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by 94717
Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus May Not Do A320 Replacement Alone
Replies: 62
Views: 11009

RE: Airbus May Not Do A320 Replacement Alone

Even the A380 was shared with other actors like the SAAB and Volvo and probaby. Do anyone know what procentage of the A380 that was shared and how much is likeley to be shared of the new 320?

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by 94717
Tue Jul 03, 2007 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swedish Singer Stopped From Flying
Replies: 110
Views: 9524

Swedish Singer Stopped From Flying

The singer Dilba (very well known in Sweden was about to fly to US. She got irritated of the security guards at <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym> and on a question she answered: "I will make the airplane explode". Not a very wise thing to say. She was banned fro...

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by 94717
Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow Terminal Evacuated
Replies: 11
Views: 3430

RE: Heathrow Terminal Evacuated

What is a change of patterns is that they start to attack "smaller" airports. I have got a feeling that so far the bigger has been the main goal for the terrorists.

Correct me if I am wrong  Confused

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by 94717
Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Global Warming - Hypothetical Question
Replies: 12
Views: 2430

RE: Global Warming - Hypothetical Question

I believe that we have a big problem here, but I also believe that the western countries will solve it by using bio energy pretty soon and other energy sources. The main reason is that we get the current energy from countries like Iraq or Iran and we do not really want this to proceed. I changed my ...

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by 94717
Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Greatest Combat Aircraft Ever Built
Replies: 45
Views: 7922

RE: The Greatest Combat Aircraft Ever Built

I like to add a swedish one:

J35 Draken who was top of the line and in service for a long period...

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by 94717
Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:21 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Purchase Of Equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 3086

RE: Purchase Of Equipment

To be honest, I do not really care from where for example Sweden buys its equipment as long as we get it for the best price etc... But sometimes it suprises me that for example the congress in US tells that we will never buy foreign products and then we see suprises in for example A.net when our par...

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by 94717
Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sweden To Approve Saab's Gripen Upgrade
Replies: 9
Views: 5739

RE: Sweden To Approve Saab's Gripen Upgrade

Compared to the next gen F16, current Eurofighter etc in what level will the Gripen be?

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by 94717
Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 - Close To Breaking Sales Record.
Replies: 154
Views: 25622

RE: Airbus A330 - Close To Breaking Sales Record.

So:

What is the guess for sales of A330 for the whole year?

Considering that the A340 sells a bit as well, for how long is the slots of construction booked?

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by 94717
Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Purchase Of Equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 3086

Purchase Of Equipment

Both USA and Europe makes airplanes for transport and attack purpose. But it seams that on this forum and in real life that US expects Europe to buy its hardware, and if it does not it is because of national protective actions from for example Airbus. On the other hand the US does not consider that ...

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by 94717
Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:59 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The Greatest Combat Aircraft Ever Built
Replies: 45
Views: 7922

RE: The Greatest Combat Aircraft Ever Built

German:

Albatros D.III (Red Baron etc)

FockeWulf 190
Messersmitt 109
Messersmitt 262

Russian:

Mig 29

Brittish

Tempest

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by 94717
Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Source: Iran Seeks MiG-29/31 And 250 Su-30MK's
Replies: 54
Views: 27647

RE: Source: Iran Seeks MiG-29/31 And 250 Su-30MK's

Russia sees this as a way to get more power in the regsion. This is pretty obvious. But it might take time while they also need to be nice special with their biggest customer of Oil and Gas EU. Russia started the WWII together with Germany by attacking Finland, Baltic states and Poland. They got on ...

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by 94717
Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos
Replies: 441
Views: 300319

RE: First 787 Has Left The Building! Photos

Congratulations for Boeing!!!!

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by 94717
Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French Senator Calls A380 "Catastrophe"
Replies: 69
Views: 15451

RE: French Senator Calls A380 "Catastrophe"

From a Swedish point of view Volvo and SAAB asked the Swedish government for the loans not Airbus.

Boeing did the same with its Japanese partners and the Japanese government.

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by 94717
Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Finalises 86 Plane Orders In China
Replies: 12
Views: 5208

RE: Airbus Finalises 86 Plane Orders In China

As I remember it was an order and made Airbus get more orders then Boeing that year. The fact that they moves the A320 to China for me indicates 1. It will be built for a long period even after the start of the A320 replacement 2. we get closer to a A320 replacement 3. China will soon be the 3rd sup...

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by 94717
Fri Jun 29, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French Senator Calls A380 "Catastrophe"
Replies: 69
Views: 15451

RE: French Senator Calls A380 "Catastrophe"

So the next generation might go from 50% to 70% of new more efficient materials. Then to 100% or close.

When we sit here in 2020 and read our posts will we see the A380 with 30% non metal materials and the B787 and A350 as only a start?

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by 94717
Fri Jun 29, 2007 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Seeing Strong Asian Demand For A380
Replies: 98
Views: 9682

RE: Airbus Seeing Strong Asian Demand For A380

Correct me if I am wrong but I understand that the A350 has a round 50% non metal materials compared to A380 30%. The engines of the B7478 is more efficient compared to the A380 in the current version. The engines of the A350 probably be a little bit more efficient compared to the curent B787 and B7...

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by 94717
Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Considers Raise Price Of 787 6%
Replies: 59
Views: 8445

RE: Boeing Considers Raise Price Of 787 6%

I hope you did not get bored on the way  Embarrassment


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by 94717
Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Considers Raise Price Of 787 6%
Replies: 59
Views: 8445

RE: Boeing Considers Raise Price Of 787 6%

First we have for example the Chinese national bank that has been pushing down its value of its curency for a long time. Therefore it sits on a lot of USD assets that has been decreaseing in value the last few years (Y2000 was the opposite when the USD was stronger then the Euro). Now they want to c...

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by 94717
Wed Jun 27, 2007 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Considers Raise Price Of 787 6%
Replies: 59
Views: 8445

RE: Boeing Considers Raise Price Of 787 6%

Well, Europe sells more abroad then its imports. Deficits of USD has been going on for a long time. You cannot really compare the situation. USD exchange rate is in the hands of China, other Asian countries and Oil producing countries that now not send the USD back to finance the US government. Fran...

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by 94717
Mon Jun 25, 2007 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gecas On Overcapacity, A380 Leasing, And Leahy
Replies: 206
Views: 15704

RE: Gecas On Overcapacity, A380 Leasing, And Leahy

A question; In most A.net forums the B787 is described to become 787-3, 787-8, 787-9 and now 787-10 and 787-11. Airbus did this with A300, A330, A340 until A340-600 with success but the -600 proved to not a great success. What makes it posible for Boeing to make one frame fits for all markets? I do ...

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by 94717
Mon Jun 25, 2007 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1 Or 2 New A380 Customers To Be Announced "soon"
Replies: 207
Views: 28088

RE: 1 Or 2 New A380 Customers To Be Announced "soon"

How many frames will Aurbus want to sell before they start to consider A380-900? It looks like the figures (CASM etc) is better or at least in line with promissed in order to make the original customers and new customers order it now when Airbus can show real figures after the testing.. What will th...

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by 94717
Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sarkozy: Eads Must Become A 'Normal' Enterprise
Replies: 16
Views: 2664

RE: Sarkozy: Eads Must Become A 'Normal' Enterprise

Great news for Airbus and EADS. Business as usual is best for all parties. I consider that a normal company would never succeded to become an Airbus while the US companies had all the support (indirect from the US military) but now it is time to move on. I would not be suprised if China do an Airbus...

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by 94717
Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Orders Only Spectacular At First Glance.
Replies: 182
Views: 18275

RE: Airbus Orders Only Spectacular At First Glance.

When you sell something you have a: A cost of proposal (one time) B startup cost for the production of the order (one time) C cost for contious production (per item) Ina huge order A and B is the same or close the same as for an small order. A smart sales team uses this for optimize profit and help ...

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by 94717
Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scott Carson,mcNerney On Y3 , 777NG And 737RS
Replies: 121
Views: 8562

RE: Scott Carson,mcNerney On Y3 , 777NG And 737RS

I believe that Airbus palyed a very interesting game by putting the A350 between the B787 and the B777. This created a situation that was not expected by the Boeing team. This means that if Boeing comes with an Y3 around 2020 what makes it impossible for Airbus to make an A350 HGW(?). That should cr...

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by 94717
Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Orders Only Spectacular At First Glance.
Replies: 182
Views: 18275

RE: Airbus Orders Only Spectacular At First Glance.

I consider that what we see is normal product management: When a product is on the way you give discounts in order to secure the launch of the product. The B787 had low prices for the first orders for example to Japanese carriers and now we see something similiar with Airbus. Airbus need to get enou...

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by 94717
Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Orders Only Spectacular At First Glance.
Replies: 182
Views: 18275

RE: Airbus Orders Only Spectacular At First Glance.

The most dangerous for an organisation is success. Airbus had a lot of success 1990 to 2005 and I consider that they came to a position where all problems was hidden away. All people including management want to show the success and avoids deal with problems. This was also the case with Boeing a few...

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by 94717
Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Orders Only Spectacular At First Glance.
Replies: 182
Views: 18275

RE: Airbus Orders Only Spectacular At First Glance

This is my first time I write in this forum even if I have been reading it for a long time. I consider that the biggest challange is the USD - Euro exchange rate. The rate has been going from around 0,85 to 1,34 in a few years and considering that the countries proceeds move from USD to other curren...

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