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by zeke
Tue Dec 14, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

The EASA talks about multiple layers up from the composite, which include many substances other than just paint, and dubs it all a "paint system.". I wasn't aware copper mesh used for lightning protection was a component of paint, but according to the EASA it is. Go figure. You should be ...

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by zeke
Tue Dec 14, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Just because Airbus refused to comment or add more doesn’t mean the paper shouldn’t post Al Baker’s. A lot of information about the OEM products/sales/etc (both Airbus and Boeing) start out as leaks from customers to journalists. That’s a negotiation tactic. Danny is not known for posting those sor...

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by zeke
Tue Dec 14, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Qatar Airways says they expect to ground more A350’s and are currently looking at leasing a number of aircraft to cover the grounded aircraft AAB goes saying that he doesn’t know how they can work with Airbus again, says Airbus doesn’t care about its customers only it’s bottom line https://www.scmp...

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by zeke
Tue Dec 14, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

I have been to several arbitration proceedings. They were not related to commercial aviation, however I can say in two of the three proceedings I attended the buyer, not the seller prevailed. That is why I was somewhat surprised when an earlier poster claimed arbitration proceedings are typically b...

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by zeke
Tue Dec 14, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

So is this arbitrial tribunal set up by only one party in the dispute without the input of the other party? If Airbus has set up this tribunal how are they going to obligate QR to send a representative, since it has only one abitrator presumably paid by Airbus, what would QR expect if they choose t...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 13, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Independent legal assessment is not arbitration. And I do believe an independent legal assessment would be the opinion of whomever is giving them their assessment. I’ve prepared attended and presented arbitration cases in the airline industry over Collective Bargaining Agreements, and not once did ...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 13, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

If Airbus was going to arbitration they would just stay so. Not saying “seeking a legal opinion”. They didn’t say they were seeking an opinion, the phrase they used was “independent legal assessment”. https://www.airbus.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2021-12-airbus-preparing-for-an-independent-lega...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 13, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

I have never seen an Airbus (or Boeing) contract with an arbitration clause. Unlike consumer contracts, which are not negotiable, every term in a purchase agreement is customized. Arbitration clauses are not in favor of buyers and would therefore never be accepted. I have, and I just posted a excep...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 13, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Further there´s a reference to English courts, which is often a clear signal that it´s arbitration we´re talking about. This is the wording in an A350 contract to a Chinese Airline “ 22.4 Law and Jurisdiction 22.4.1 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of En...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 13, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Doesn't the the paint and tires have to be approved by the OEM? I get that they have different options, but I thought those options had to be approved? Maybe not specific brands, but rather a minimum standard that the paint and tires must meet or exceed? Airbus publishes a standard that needs to be...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 453
Views: 56695

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

Yesterday during a low visibility approach in CDG, the captain asked us passengers to turn off all electronic devices (not even on airplane mode). It was an EasyJet flight on a young A321neo. I noticed some concern among my fellow passengers before this new instruction. I told my worried neighbour ...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 13, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

LTEN11 wrote:
You didn't answer my first question though, what would your opinion be if QR would come out vindicated about this ?


I would be very surprised. A350s are flying in so many jurisdictions monitored by different regulatory authorities and there is nothing else like this out there that I am aware of.

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by zeke
Mon Dec 13, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

So you’re assumption is that an independent legal assessment will agree with Airbus and what is your opinion if the assessment agrees with QR ? I don’t think Airbus cares what the arbitrators decision is, the key I think for them to to know what the bar is that is required to be met and get this is...

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by zeke
Sun Dec 12, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Seems we're getting ahead of things. All Airbus's statement says is they are seeking an independent legal analysis. It's a pre-cursor to arbitration, but they haven't said they're invoking any contractual clauses. Am I ? The Airbus statement said “it has become necessary for Airbus to seek an indep...

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by zeke
Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Hence the arbitration (which is conveniently focused on the airworthiness aspect) will serve to close that door for Airbus. Arbitration is often included in commercial contracts these days as the agreed method of dispute resolution. The main advantage of the process is a resolution can be obtained ...

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by zeke
Sun Dec 12, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Look at photo 6, no amount of paint is going to smooth over that mesh sticking up. the fact that it is sticking up means it is not imbedded in the panel. looking again at the other photos none of the exposed mesh is imbedded. looking at the paint surfaces, none appear to have been stripped for repa...

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by zeke
Sat Dec 11, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

This came to light when QR were stripping an A350 to be painted into a special scheme, as I recall? Airbus repainted that aircraft in TLS and things have spiralled from there? As far as I am aware the aircraft went to TLS and remains unpainted, the offer was made to paint it. Do you know something ...

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by zeke
Sat Dec 11, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Zeke, it's fairly obvious that the mesh is not contained sufficiently in a prepreg layer. it was laid on top and the adhesive is not penetrating the meshto provide an attachment for the materials outside the mesh. I think you need to read my post again, the photos I saw do not show any exposed prep...

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by zeke
Fri Dec 10, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

Looking at the photos, there are a couple things I noticed. The mesh is apparently baked onto the surface, but there is no material penetration through the mesh. either the mesh screen size is too small or there is a material rejection that prevents penetration and extrusion to the paint side . the...

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by zeke
Fri Dec 10, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

Without wanting to be disparaging I wonder at the legitimacy of the Qatar regulator…… how robust and qualified is it to require or direct the grounding of these airframes and citing it is a very serious safety issue. Everyone needs to be careful here. The Qatar regulator issued the certificate of a...

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by zeke
Fri Dec 10, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

Do we know which aircraft are affected by the Airbus manufacturing defects and must be inspected? Those aircraft are in service. Who owns them? W!e do know, from EASA PAD No.: 21-176 "Groups: Group 1 aeroplanes are MSN 0124 and 0211. Group 2 aeroplanes are MSN 0224, 0237, 0251, 0385, 0407 and ...

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by zeke
Thu Dec 09, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

Funny how this lightning mesh SB never came up in discussions before when we were talking about Qatar complaining about the exposure and damage of that system. Feel free to look it up for yourself, you will find the earlier version is about inspecting the ends of stringers inside the fuel tank. The...

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by zeke
Thu Dec 09, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

This entire issue is hushed in a strange way. It would be good to finally get some real and honest information not just perceived spin doctoring and deception. To suggest this has been hushed, means you think there is an international conspiracy involving the regulatory agencies from the USA, Europ...

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by zeke
Thu Dec 09, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

EASA seems to have ordered lightning protective mesh inspections including for Lufthansa's A350. However these checks for production defects seem to focus on the wings. EASA at this stage has just issued a proposal, Airbus is actually the author of the document, it is an Airbus service bulletin. Th...

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by zeke
Thu Dec 09, 2021 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 453
Views: 56695

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

I wonder how much radiation in flight wifi or even a home wifi router creates compared to the radiation coming off a cell tower? and I know a lot of in home wifi routers are now using 5G as well (the new one i got when we switched to fiber optic a few weeks ago is 5G) Different 5G, Wi-Fi 5G is 5GHz...

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by zeke
Thu Dec 09, 2021 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

it has not been communicated to QR or at least two other airlines that were asked. The article does not say that, “Airbus says it knows the root cause of the issue, but sources with two of the airlines said that they have not been notified of it.” So that begs the question: If Airbus knows what the...

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 453
Views: 56695

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

mxaxai wrote:
I think you're mixing up two potential issues. One problem is that the altimeter receives in the 5G-assigned 3.7-3.98 GHz band


You are trying to confuse people, every receiver from a smart watch to TV will receive the 5G band.

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 453
Views: 56695

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

Spurious 5G emissions in the 4.2-4.4 GHz band are a non-issue, with the possible exception of phones aboard the aircraft. Although FCC regulations prohibit phone calls and text messages aboard aircraft already (flight mode + wifi is okay). I did read the RTCA report, I posted it above, it does not ...

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 453
Views: 56695

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

It is old as design concept, not physically. Same as newest 737MAX still uses pulleys designed for... would it be 707 or 377? What is actually wrong with a pulley ? How is a pulley a old design concept ? Pulleys are used because they are reliable. Next you are going to tell me wheels are old techno...

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A380 lack of cargo carrying capacity versus twins
Replies: 19
Views: 3325

Re: A380 lack of cargo carrying capacity versus twins

LDRA wrote:
Which model of A350? A350-900 or 1000?


RT#Q, it says “A380”

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 453
Views: 56695

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

The other side of the coin is that those systems fail because they are not designed to more or less modern standards. Rubbish, they meet the current FAA and TSO. The RADALT fault could happen to a brand new airliner, it has nothing to do with old equipment. It has more to do with the low power use ...

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 453
Views: 56695

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

Or click off the autothrottles and go manual…. How are they to know ? The RTCA have found that in their testing that 5G drowns out RADALT at 270 ft, and is a danger at around 600 ft and 1000 ft on an ORD 27L approach see Figure 10-33 in this report https://www.rtca.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/SC...

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 453
Views: 56695

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

Worse case during a Radio Altimeter malfunction due to 5G interferencete is that an airplane fails to flare during an Cat 3 Autoland and flies into the ground at 800 feet/minute, which is catastrophic. GPWS and other systems are effected also. This is what the FAA is trying to prevent by restrictin...

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 338
Views: 90604

Re: Cathay Pacific News and Discussion Thread - 2021

CX Flyboy wrote:

Oh you can leave anytime you want.


Laws changed last year, immigration now have the final say over anyone leaving.

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by zeke
Wed Dec 08, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

In the meantime Delta can be doing other repairs, interior changes, and painting the aircraft; none of which needs to be reported as the aircraft does not yet have an FAA Airworthiness Certificate. You are therefore claiming the aircraft is stateless without regulatory oversight and DL in its capac...

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by zeke
Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Employees and Outsourcing Around The Globe
Replies: 3
Views: 1034

Re: Airline Employees and Outsourcing Around The Globe

Also, besides the obvious cost savings on not having to pay out flight benefits and other things like that, why are the vast majority of airline operations in Europe outsourced? The industry in general is very different outside of the US. It is very rare outside of the US for airlines to own gates,...

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by zeke
Tue Dec 07, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

I even looked it up (see link below). Delta cannot get a FAA airworthiness certificate until they have verified that all the ducks are in the row paperwork wise for all maintenance and repairs for the life of the aircraft, and the aircraft is currently in a condition for safe operation. That is cal...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 06, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

Delta may not have applied for US Registration until a used aircraft is ready to exit their in-processing/conversion/repair process. That does not matter, the maintenance work is under that registration (which includes storage, refueling, painting as that is all maintenance), any defects are report...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 06, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

Did you look through all 174 or did you rely on description search? I went through the reports from this year, the vast majority were relating to lights and drop down oxygen masks. If you put a % sign in front of and behind the word works best for me, if I put in %skin% or %lightning% it filters th...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

My understanding is that the SDRS database is only for issues that occur while in service with a USA airline. SDRs are submitted for all US registered aircraft, as the registration means they have the certificate of airworthiness issued by the FAA. All of the ex TAM/LATAM have been FAA registered, ...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Family P2F News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 293
Views: 75414

Re: A321 P2F News and Discussion Thread

ben7x wrote:
Don’t know why one would choose an A320P2F over an A321P2F?


Be cheaper to buy the base aircraft and cheaper to convert and can do the most of the same work.

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by zeke
Mon Dec 06, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted
Replies: 582
Views: 73161

Re: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted

Certification requirements are ultimately aimed at being safety requirements - possibly via reducing workload, ensuring integrity of the airframe, or making operation more intuitive. There are situation where certification process is a nuisance by itself, but the underlying requirements appear gene...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 06, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

EASA 02Dec Reason: It has been identified that, due to a production quality issue, Heavy Expanded Copper Foil (HECF) patches may not have been installed at all required locations of the WLC and WUC. This condition, if not detected and corrected, combined with a pre-existing undetected incorrect ins...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

Apparently Delta has seen some issues on their 350s as well. According to sources And yet searching the FAA Service Difficulty Reporting System (SDRS) ( https://av-info.faa.gov/sdrx/Query.aspx ) has no reports in the US filed on the A350 relating to paint, or copper, or composite. If DL did have “i...

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by zeke
Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted
Replies: 582
Views: 73161

Re: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted

Before MCAS, STS was just a pilot aid, something to reduce workload. This is not true. JAA (now EASA) required Boeing to install STS on a new derivative model of 737 (737 classic) it sought to certify in Europe. It was the JAAs view that the 737 did not meet certification requirements, the FAA had ...

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by zeke
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident: S7 A21N at Magadan on Dec 2nd 2021, unreliable airspeed
Replies: 61
Views: 13540

Re: Incident: S7 A21N at Magadan on Dec 2nd 2021, unreliable airspeed

I thought de-icing pre-takeoff was to get an aircraft into the air, following which it's effectiveness wore off. The aircraft de-icing technology then took over. So there should be no ice on landing, even if the original de-icer was not as effective as it should have been. Is that right? Deice on t...

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by zeke
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted
Replies: 582
Views: 73161

Re: Updated: Boeing's Fatal Flaw, former Chief Technical Pilot indicted

Why was MCAS considered part of the speed trim system? Just because it was a computer that took an input to control the stab? That seems rather broad. I thought speed trim took in the input of speed to adjust the stab, while MCAS took in the input of AOA. That seems like a bad assumption that would...

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by zeke
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1858
Views: 321092

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

there seem to have been talk about either a 900F or a 1000F but airbus decided to go for a shorter 1000, why? Because it will match the main structural loads of the -1000, similar maximum weight, same wing and gear configuration. The forward section of the -900 already had upgraded with many -1000 ...

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by zeke
Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 207675

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

It will be interesting to see what DL find when they examine the older A350s they are acquiring from LATAM, especially those previously leased to QR I suspect they will be in good condition, having been repainted a number of times. I'm glad to see you state that if there is a paint issue that only ...

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by zeke
Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident: S7 A21N at Magadan on Dec 2nd 2021, unreliable airspeed
Replies: 61
Views: 13540

Re: Incident: S7 A21N at Magadan on Dec 2nd 2021, unreliable airspeed

Is this a record for the longest time a flight has had between declaration of emergency and landing? No and according to other report on telegram (which I cannot link here) they cancelled the emergency. There is not requirement once an emergency is declared to land at the nearest airport, it depend...

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