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by zeke
Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the Airbus 330neo be developed further ?
Replies: 164
Views: 23812

Re: Will the Airbus 330neo be developed further ?

2028? Surely an A330NEO F is long hanging fruit and relatively easy to do? Fuselage is the same as the CEO and therefore all the freighter changes are already developed. What am I missing? 2028 is when the new emission standards come in. The freighter STC can be applied to any A330, they just need ...

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by zeke
Mon Aug 30, 2021 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the Airbus 330neo be developed further ?
Replies: 164
Views: 23812

Re: Will the Airbus 330neo be developed further ?

Yes, but I read that the original A330F had poor payload range for its size.. Barely transatlantic from MEM or SDF. With the higher MTOW and more efficient engines, I would think the NEO version would greatly increase its flexibility.. I'm sure Airbus wouldn't launch it without firm commitments but...

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by zeke
Mon Aug 30, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the Airbus 330neo be developed further ?
Replies: 164
Views: 23812

Re: Will the Airbus 330neo be developed further ?

I still think the A338F could be very successful.. The first A330F flopped because the weights were too low.. An A338F at 251T would be an outstanding midsized freighter. The ship has probably sailed on Fed Ex but UPS has a bunch of older A300s and 767s that could be ripe for replacement later in t...

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by zeke
Sun Aug 29, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the Airbus 330neo be developed further ?
Replies: 164
Views: 23812

Re: Will the Airbus 330neo be developed further ?

Id suggest nada, zilch, zero. The A330 is in the ‘old news’ category going forward. Anything even around freighters, will be about A350 That is not the way Airbus works, they do constant R&D, they have a team looking at the A350 now, tye just finished the A321F, they will be back looking at the...

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by zeke
Sun Aug 29, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

Unless they are confusingly mixing calendar and fiscal year in the same discussion (why?) my point still stands. There is a year gap between when they discussed fleet in 2027 versus beyond 2028- that gap being FY2028. It doesn’t matter if those don’t align with the calendar year. I interpret beyond...

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by zeke
Sun Aug 29, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

According to their website https://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/investor-centre their FY 2021 was 1 July 2020 - 30June 2021. On that basis, their FY 27 would be 01/07/26 to 30/06/27 so you're about 9 months out. Fair enough my end date was wrong, looked at the 2021 results it’s the 12 months to 30 June ...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 28, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

They 20 787 figure is for 2027 (presumably year end), but they state no CAPEX beyond 2028, which can easily mean the missing 2 787s are being delivered in 2028. The years being mentioned in the annual results are financial years, not calendar years. For NZ that would be 1 April to 31 March. The 20 ...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 28, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

Re the A350-100 or 77X, the chances of either happening wasn't that great imo, it was interesting that they had 12 787 options beyond the 8 ordered giving a potential 34 787s eventually. Of course there was no plan to shrink the airline. NZ have like many airlines for years been heading towards a s...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 28, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

So only 6 more 787s to come not 8 as originally planned this will save a lot of capex. The graph used goes to 2027, I’m sure I read somewhere the last 2 had been deferred to 2028? This graph goes out to when the 77Ws planned .are retired, while on the 77W I wonder what the original planned retireme...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 28, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

Good to see the 787-10 is officially replacing the 777-300ER. It was always the plan. I said it was the plan 2 years ago. History will record the reason for the initial retirement and shrinkage of the 777 fleet from NZ was COVID, and there is no evidence that they will be getting any 787-10s at thi...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 28, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

What makes it highly unlikely is their financial position today, and forward looking projections for when the -10 EIS was originally planned is very weak. NZ as a country has isolated itself from the world, and recently totally shutdown just for a few covid cases. What makes it highly unlikely is t...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 28, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: original wing(span) of the 787-9
Replies: 9
Views: 2526

Re: original wing(span) of the 787-9

Does anybody know the specs of the original wing Boeing intended for the 787-9? 7E7 Facts and Figures Here are the projected ranges, passenger capacities and wingspans of the three proposed 7E7 models being offered by Commercial Airplanes. 7E7 Range: 7,500 nautical miles Capacity: 200 passengers in...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 28, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

They've got seven 77Ws (per planespotters). NZ would be crazy - just crazy - to introduce a new widebody type in such a low quantity. Use more 787-10s where they have the passenger count; more 787-9s where they need range. Contracted Boeing 787 order initially intended to replace the Boeing 777-200...

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by zeke
Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

Opus99’s “initial suggestion” is referring to his thread starting post made 7 months ago, not at time of order. You seem to be suggesting that NZ will never at any point in the future take up 787-10s which I, like Opus99, find unlikely. No his suggestion is that the 787-10 will be a 77W, that has n...

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by zeke
Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kam Air A340s
Replies: 20
Views: 8643

Re: Kam Air A340s

I have noticed that the A340s belonging to Kam Air have their doors and emergency exit doors left open. Is it safe to assume they are W/O? Seen that done in hot climates where there is no ground air available when people are working inside. Apart from starting the APU the ventilation options are li...

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by zeke
Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

When the -10 EIS was originally planned doesn’t matter anymore. NZ is not getting any more 787s until 2024 (when it is getting two) now instead of the originally planned 2022. Your statement applies to a lot of airlines in the region that are still taking or planning on taking aircraft. I agree tot...

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by zeke
Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

Also what makes it highly unlikely? will they close it forever? even if they don't. it remains the -10 will play a major role in replacing the 77W at Air NZ. if you dont like it you can contact them What makes it highly unlikely is their financial position today, and forward looking projections for...

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by zeke
Fri Aug 27, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement
Replies: 122
Views: 26505

Re: Air New Zealand Considering Recent 787 Order to be used for 77W Replacement

The 787 order contracted in May 2018 was originally intended to be a replacement fleet for the 777-200,” says chief financial officer Richard Thomson. “With that fleet permanently grounded and impaired in 2020, the wide body fleet has reduced from 29 to 21 aircraft. The 787s that will enter the fle...

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by zeke
Tue Aug 24, 2021 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Well I apologize, I was not aware that cargo loading systems including powered versions are customer options. Think of the loading system like the passenger configuration, it’s entirely up to the airline how they want to configure it. On the A320P2F for example there is no cargo loading system as p...

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by zeke
Mon Aug 23, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier CL 600 down near Truckee, California
Replies: 136
Views: 27984

Re: Bombardier CL 600 down near Truckee, California

https://truckeetahoeairport.com/documen ... report-pdf
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The NTSB preliminary report for this accident (WPR21FA286) has been released. Nothing in there I could see that adds to what we did not already know.

https://truckeetahoeairport.com/documen ... report-pdf

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by zeke
Mon Aug 23, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

No I am not living under a rock and I have spent a lot of my career working on airplanes. Please find me a video or picture of a powered main deck cargo floor on an Airbus airplane. I copied a link from Airbus that shows them physically pushing the cargo since there is no powered cargo loading syst...

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by zeke
Sun Aug 22, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Sounds reasonable to amortise 2bn over 50 or so frames. Current A350 is amortising ~20bn over 900. The use of existing components allows economies of scale to be applied particularly to the more niche A35k for which the A35F will share many structural parts it seems. If the A35F can double the expe...

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by zeke
Sun Aug 22, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777-300ERSF Freighter News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 411
Views: 90519

Re: 777-300ERSF Freighter News and Discussion Thread

Structural modifications started on 8/12/2021 https://iainorthamerica.com/iai-and-gecas-777-300ersf/ Per the link, the modifications are expected to take 130 days. My math says that means very late 2021 (12/20 to be exact) the plane rolls out (assuming they meant calendar days and not work days), b...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 21, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

If conversions of old 77Ws are sufficient to defeat a new Airbus offering, are they not also sufficient to defeat a new Boeing offering (778F) as well? If you want a pickup truck, do you go out and buy a used SUV, take it to to a shop, get them to modify it into a pickup, or would you just go to a ...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 21, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

How does any of that relate to the A35F ?

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by zeke
Sat Aug 21, 2021 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Just a couple or few general questions about cargo aircraft. I understand the concept of containers such as the LD3. But what about pallets used in cargo planes? Is there a standard for sizes used and what would be the more common sizes? Lastly, how are pallets loaded (and unloaded). I’ve seen LD3s...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 21, 2021 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

A 777ERSF should still be able load almost 100T of fuel in addition to 101T of payload - that is long range for a freighter and right in the same ballpark of what an A350F should be able to lift to the same range - albeit probably burning 15-20% less fuel. Anyone could load even more fuel than 100t...

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by zeke
Fri Aug 20, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

Okay, so the custom length of the A350-950 will mean entirely new fuselage sections 13/14 and 16/18... And then perhaps a repositioning of the wing and gear bay wtihin section 15. Thanks for responding. My thoughts were to use the sections of the existing -900/-1000 together. If they used the forwa...

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by zeke
Thu Aug 19, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

It helps us to understand how Airbus may have determined the unique length of the proposed A350F. A359 rear fuselage + 1 additional plug for the cargo door section + A35J center section (six-boegie landing gear/wing root) + A359 front section. Of course the A350-1000 already uses the A359 front and...

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by zeke
Wed Aug 18, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

So, Boeing sales team is smart i think, they no longer have the most advanced freighter offering, that will be the 350F and with that, they must price accordingly and that will be a problem for the 350F. regardless i still think the business case is sound and it will sell strongly How exactly is th...

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by zeke
Wed Aug 18, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

I know they are limited more by MLW or MZFW. I was generalizing and using the wrong term. Well by some unknown co-incidence you have been using the wrong terms and the wrong numerical values at the same time. The 77F's big advantage I assume would be sales price, just like the 777ERSF. 250 77F's so...

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by zeke
Wed Aug 18, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

If cargo companies are not hitting MTOW limits They are not hitting MTOW limits, no idea where you get your ideas from. Freighters are normally more limited by MLW or MZFW, hardly ever MTOW. Your persistent claims revolving around MTOW is puzzling, I think on the trunk freighter routes the longest ...

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by zeke
Wed Aug 18, 2021 2:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: For older pilots: What was it like to fly commercial jetliners before FAR 91:117?
Replies: 16
Views: 2134

Re: For older pilots: What was it like to fly commercial jetliners before FAR 91:117?

If you mean Seltzer 2010, that letter deals with configuring an aircraft to fly within the zone designated under 91.117(b) which deals with assigned speed restrictions on arrivals. It actually deals with the entirety of 91.117, as they stated that effectively nothing changed since 1967, it used to ...

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by zeke
Tue Aug 17, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: For older pilots: What was it like to fly commercial jetliners before FAR 91:117?
Replies: 16
Views: 2134

Re: For older pilots: What was it like to fly commercial jetliners before FAR 91:117?

It is not true that an approved Ops Spec is required to operate above 250 knots. 91.117(d) allows for the operation of any aircraft in excess of 250 KIAS under 10,000 feet if for that particular operation, the minimum safe airspeed is higher. In that situation, the aircraft may be operated at said ...

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by zeke
Mon Aug 16, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1833
Views: 310355

Re: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter

With the 787-10 structure and whatever they have to do to take it to 260T MTOW as rumoured - it could be able to lift close to 80T at 788 lengths. At 789 lengths (same as 77F) more like 70T and not far from the density of an A350F - but at a much lower cost. The 78J and A359 are around the same siz...

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by zeke
Mon Aug 16, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: For older pilots: What was it like to fly commercial jetliners before FAR 91:117?
Replies: 16
Views: 2134

Re: For older pilots: What was it like to fly commercial jetliners before FAR 91:117?

my last 4 flights in the US, only on arrival into MDW was there a resemblance of a 250 speed limit under 10,000. Other 3 going into either light trafficked airports or coming into busy airspace thru an empty corner, RSW, BWI and DTW, all on 737NGs, seemed like the only speed restriction was gear do...

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by zeke
Mon Aug 16, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations
Replies: 33
Views: 6595

Re: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations

It's a little tough to mine Bitcoin in a country where many homes are lucky to get a couple of hours of electricity each day. Nothing to do with mining, when faced with hyperinflation people look at ways to protect their savings with a reserve, traditionally that was done with precious metals like ...

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by zeke
Mon Aug 16, 2021 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations
Replies: 33
Views: 6595

Re: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations

ScottB wrote:

Um, duh, but why don't you find me a travel agent in the USA which will accept payment in LBP since you seem really insistent on being right.


Scott I don’t know who takes LBP, I know of agencies that accept Bitcoin (eg Expedia)

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by zeke
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: For older pilots: What was it like to fly commercial jetliners before FAR 91:117?
Replies: 16
Views: 2134

Re: For older pilots: What was it like to fly commercial jetliners before FAR 91:117?ju

I am especially interested in pilot's experiences of flying the older jetliners before the part of FAR 91:117 that imposed a 250 knot speed limit on aircraft operating below 10,000 feet MSL. In an article by Paul W. Bennett [A Tribute to the 880] in Jon Proctor's excellent book "Convair 880&qu...

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by zeke
Sun Aug 15, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations
Replies: 33
Views: 6595

Re: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations

An agency in the U.S. is obviously going to operate in USD and of course if one has access to dollars it all works out (but MEA will also accept dollars for bookings). If one does not have access to dollars, trying to book through a U.S. agency won't work. There is no legal requirement for an agenc...

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by zeke
Sun Aug 15, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations
Replies: 33
Views: 6595

Re: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations

Transactions between individual consumers and travel agencies don't go through the IATA clearing house; they go through payment networks like Visa and MasterCard. The discussion is how the airline is going to get paid given the collapse of the economy, and the airline only accepting USD (i.e ICH &q...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 14, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator
Replies: 582
Views: 112643

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

Qatar Airways AFAIK never said its a safety issue. That is effectively saying regulators are now grounding aircraft over non safety issues. What mandate do regulators have for that ? Who has claimed very costly repairs are required ? A repaint every 6 years is normal maintenance. “And, lasting six ...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 14, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations
Replies: 33
Views: 6595

Re: Impact of Lebanon currency crisis on MEA operations

How exactly would this solve the currency requirements? A US agency isn't going to accept payment in LBP; they're going to charge dollars and leave it up to the card issuer to settle the exchange to LBP. Given that banks have restricted the amount of dollars they will sell customers in exchange for...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 14, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator
Replies: 582
Views: 112643

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

I just did search and can find to official statement from the EASA. The link to the tweet above is from an aviation reporter. I do not know how credible he is. I found this from Simply Flying, which is a source many find questionable. Take it for what you will. https://simpleflying.com/easa-no-airb...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 14, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Continuous explosion in jet engine during operation?
Replies: 21
Views: 2412

Re: Continuous explosion in jet engine during operation?

So, the roar we hear from an engine is largely the sound of rushing air or the sound of fuel very-nearly-but-not-quite exploding? I understand it is mainly due to the shear between the high speed exhaust gas and the “stationary” atmosphere. To reduce this noise various forms of mixing is used to di...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 14, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Continuous explosion in jet engine during operation?
Replies: 21
Views: 2412

Re: Continuous explosion in jet engine during operation?

Would it be correct or incorrect to describe what is happening in the fuel burning section of a running jet turbine engine as a "continuous explosion."? I am thinking that piston engines are often described as operating by means of regular but intermittent explosions. Thanks for any and a...

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by zeke
Sat Aug 14, 2021 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Insane Cockpit Video of 737-300 Landing
Replies: 132
Views: 25745

Re: Insane Cockpit Video of 737-300 Landing

Someone on Twitter (@mrhapster) shared a report from Al Jazeera English that briefly shows the touchdown of this flight at the start of the clip. So apparently someone was recording the approach outside of the plane also. https://youtu.be/l7Yjq4XxFew Best, OMP777X Is that the same livery as this ph...

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by zeke
Fri Aug 13, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Crew Restrains 13 y/o To His Seat OGG-LAX
Replies: 117
Views: 13742

Re: AA Crew Restrains 13 y/o To His Seat OGG-LAX

United_fan wrote:
You would think zip ties would be easier to use than duct tape..


Tape has greater surface area, the pressure it puts onto the person.

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by zeke
Fri Aug 13, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator
Replies: 582
Views: 112643

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

Unlikely. Airbus could (and would) dispell that with a simple phone call. Surely the Airframer has access to all of the world's aviation authorities. Unlikely for the manufacturer to make that call, but it would be negligent if the state of design TCDS issuer (EASA) did not contact the Qatar CAA, I...

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by zeke
Thu Aug 12, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 787-8 Nosewheel collapse at LHR
Replies: 156
Views: 46429

Re: BA 787-8 Nosewheel collapse at LHR

They engineers were complying with a legal terms of the existing ADD, the same as the Captain signing the techlog. Who said it was an existing ADD ? The AAIB specifically stated "In order to defer the three defects highlighted by the status messages, the DDG for the aircraft required hydraulic...

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