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by zeke
Tue Jul 19, 2022 11:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 Bounced landing and then go around -serious incident?
Replies: 21
Views: 2432

Re: 737 Bounced landing and then go around -serious incident?

CosmicCruiser wrote:
That's standard procedure nowadays to Go Around after a hard landing and not try to salvage the landing. Prudent decision.


Isnt it called a rejected landing not a go around ?

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by zeke
Tue Jul 19, 2022 10:40 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lufthansa LH797 - winter 2022 schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 840

Re: Lufthansa LH797 - winter 2022 schedule

In this case its mainly the route, LH797 accoring to flightaware tracks was 5900 nm, while CX288 5600 nm. CX288 would have also had better tailwinds.

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by zeke
Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: High temperatures and take off runs
Replies: 14
Views: 1775

Re: High temperatures and take off runs

e38 wrote:
- consider various iterations of flap setting; runway and climb conditions permitting
- request longest available runway or runway most favorable for environmental conditions


That would be taken care of by the RTOW calculations

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by zeke
Tue Jul 19, 2022 8:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Lufthansa LH797 - winter 2022 schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 840

Re: Lufthansa LH797 - winter 2022 schedule

Hello all Greetings from a very warm UK! I am booked to travel on this flight, operated by a A340-300 this November. I was surprised to find out the flight time is scheduled (according to the booking) 15 hours and 15 minutes. This is significantly more than the A350 operated by CX on the same day. ...

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by zeke
Tue Jul 19, 2022 8:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: High temperatures and take off runs
Replies: 14
Views: 1775

Re: High temperatures and take off runs

Curious to plumb the knowledge of those who know - how does air temperature /pressure affect take off distances? What prompts me to ask the question is the record high temperatures affecting Europe. Here in England temperatures over 40C (104F) have been seen for the first time today. I am sure ther...

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by zeke
Tue Jul 19, 2022 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Supersonic new configuration.
Replies: 102
Views: 18262

Re: Boom Supersonic new configuration.

Noshow wrote:
Did they finally announce an engine for the big one?


My guess is 4xGE passports.

The engine placement and intake looks wrong to:3 for efficient supersonic, especially if noise is a concern. I would have expected a box shaped intake to choke the air entering the engine to be subsonic.

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by zeke
Mon Jul 18, 2022 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2022 - Boeing Orders and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 182
Views: 64368

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2022 - Boeing Orders and General Discussion Thread

Boeing has over 600 MAX10s on order (plus 50m today from Norwegian). The situation isn't exactly "dire". I think those orders assume the Max10 will receive certification, something that is out of their control. S7 are trying to return their Max aircraft are they cannot be certified in the...

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by zeke
Mon Jul 18, 2022 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2022 - Airbus Orders and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 138
Views: 58693

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2022 - Airbus Orders and General Discussion Thread

EY's order is for freighters. https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/etihad-firms-up-order-seven-airbus-freighters-sources-2022-07-17/ Another rumour I am hearing on the EY freighter front is that Air Bridge Cargo 747 freighters are going to EY to circumvent sanctions, half the profits ...

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by zeke
Thu Jul 14, 2022 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 NO FLAP landing @ SEA
Replies: 36
Views: 9174

Re: 737 NO FLAP landing @ SEA

Are there published takeoff / landing runway length requirements for this scenario, or is it factored into the margins for the normal runway length and overrun area requirements? Looking at the airport planning manual, I only see requirements for with flaps, but I assume no flaps was considered in ...

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by zeke
Thu Jul 14, 2022 8:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: VN gets EDTO-200++ certifications for its long-haul fleet
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: VN gets EDTO-200++ certifications for its long-haul fleet

Extended diversion time operations

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by zeke
Thu Jul 14, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KF Aerospace sued over 2020 Icelandair Landing Gear Collapse
Replies: 6
Views: 2321

Re: KF Aerospace sued over 2020 Icelandair Landing Gear Collapse

Since the issue was that there were incorrect components installed on the gear, assuming that's part of the overhaul, it seems Icelandair is suing the wrong company. I think the process being applied is correct, KF would have installed and released the aircraft back to service. They would not be ex...

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by zeke
Thu Jul 14, 2022 2:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: VN gets EDTO-200++ certifications for its long-haul fleet
Replies: 12
Views: 2117

Re: VN gets EDTO-200++ certifications for its long-haul fleet

207 minutes comes under EDTO 180, it is not classified as beyond 180. Beyond 180 has a different set of requirements The thread title is incorrect, EDTO is an AOC approval not a certification. These AOC approvals are similar to LVO, RNP (AR) etc, the regulator approves the operator to conduct these ...

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by zeke
Tue Jul 12, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirHub 9H-EMU serious incident at CDG - preliminary BEA report
Replies: 34
Views: 7025

Re: AirHub 9H-EMU serious incident at CDG - preliminary BEA report

atcdan wrote:
Not sure if this is done or not, but cross checking the altimeter issued by approach control against the current METAR for your landing airport seems like a good practice?


I do something similar, I setup the approach with either the ATIS or METAR QNH, a 10 nb charge would be questioned.

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by zeke
Tue Jul 12, 2022 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirHub 9H-EMU serious incident at CDG - preliminary BEA report
Replies: 34
Views: 7025

Re: AirHub 9H-EMU serious incident at CDG - preliminary BEA report

The barometric altimeter gives the altitude above mean sea level. The radio altimeter gives the altitude above the ground. Not really sure how you propose to implement such an alert when you have airports at high elevation where the barometric altimeter might have the altitude read 5,000 feet whils...

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by zeke
Mon Jul 11, 2022 7:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Installing/ Uninstalling ETOPS On An Aircraft
Replies: 64
Views: 9748

Re: Installing/ Uninstalling ETOPS On An Aircraft

You can deflect all you want, you WROTE ETOPS has nothing to do with Twins, but it does. Now you are attempting to change what you wrote. Give it up, just stop, from 2008 which supersedes your 2007 claim... Your post just confirms what I was saying, you need to actually open up the document and rea...

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by zeke
Fri Jul 08, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

zkojq wrote:
What was the registration of the first arrivals?


B-10VD Citation 560XL

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by zeke
Fri Jul 08, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurocopter AS350 incident near Vieille, France
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Eurocopter AS350 incident near Vieille, France

Geez fast reactions, wonder what happened, he snaged a sling load, that pitched him over, emergency diengagy the load and fire the flotation ?

Epic skills.

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by zeke
Fri Jul 08, 2022 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

Just out of curiosity, but what are the issues with operational procedures that runway? The databases had incorrect coordinates for the runway, SIDs are missing waypoints, approaches can provide no terrain clearnace if conventionally flown, takeoff splay into a shipping lane resulting in large payl...

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by zeke
Fri Jul 08, 2022 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

But HKIA know when they got the licenses; when the third runway is ready for operation; whether the regulating parties and airlines have all the procedures ready before issuing the press release claiming the new runway will become operational today 8 July, instead, you claimed in the pervious posts...

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by zeke
Fri Jul 08, 2022 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

It is amazed that someone think that the press release (which proved all the information mentioned are correct) issued by the authority who actually responsible for managing the airport is considered unreliable. The airport authority is no different to the highways department, they are responsible ...

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by zeke
Fri Jul 08, 2022 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

No it wasn’t . No flight training conducted between that day and today and the runway is now fully operational. I stated there was no operational approval to use the runway at the time, and I suggested they could use the runway for training as those flights are not considered commercial operations....

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by zeke
Fri Jul 08, 2022 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

hongkongflyer wrote:
I am only replying to your claim about the commencement of operation of the new runway happened today


It was correct at time of posting, as I said you have no idea what has transpired since.

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by zeke
Fri Jul 08, 2022 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

Traffic landed this morning during the first 30 mins on the new runway include: CX cargo flights from PVG PR flight from MNL DHL flight from BKK Air HK flight from CTU HX flight from TPE A 346 pax-freighter from NBO CI flight from TPE No way a familiarity flights for local operators to do training ...

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by zeke
Wed Jul 06, 2022 7:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Current Lease Rates
Replies: 1
Views: 893

Re: Current Lease Rates

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by zeke
Tue Jul 05, 2022 5:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Installing/ Uninstalling ETOPS On An Aircraft
Replies: 64
Views: 9748

Re: Installing/ Uninstalling ETOPS On An Aircraft

Thought I'd share a story from many years ago. I flew STL-LAX on a TWA 757 flight that was continuing to HNL. 10 minutes before departure the pilot announced this aircraft is not authorised to go to HNL, so we need to disembark and board the 757 at the adjacent gate. The only difference was the sec...

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by zeke
Tue Jul 05, 2022 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

I don't believe the 5% of the XWB would be sufficient to merit a "NEO" for the A380 - I suspect it would have already happened if it were. I agree it wont be todays XWB engine, I think it will be an upgraded XWB engine that incorporates a new core and a geared fan. I would think around 20...

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by zeke
Tue Jul 05, 2022 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

I believe you know what Airport Authority HK is. Their press release clearly said that planes will be scheduled to use the newest runway while the centre runway will be closed with effective from 8/7/2022. The press release says "operation familiarisation for aircraft taking-off and landing on...

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by zeke
Tue Jul 05, 2022 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

The NOTAM you quoted says June 16, not July. Sorry I posted the wrong one, it had been withdrawn and replaced. NOTAM A0518/22: Hong Kong International Airport (VHHH) A0518/22 NOTAMN Q) VHHK/QMRXX/IV/NBO/A /000/999/2219N11355E005 A) VHHH B) 2207080000 C) 2209302359 EST E) REF AIP SUP 06/22 PARA 1.1,...

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by zeke
Mon Jul 04, 2022 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

Planes will begin to land at the new North Runway since 8 Jul I don’t think that will be regular services. The NOTAM for opening is July 16, the runway is not in the database. There is a separate note saying some familiarization flights will happen from July 8, however the data in the AIP data is n...

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by zeke
Mon Jul 04, 2022 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

Can the title be amended to 08JUL? Should say 16 July, that is when the next database cycle is effective A0352/22 NOTAMN Q) VHHK/QMRTT/IV/BO/A/000/999/2219N11355E005 A) VHHH B) 2206160000 C) 2206300000 E) TRIGGER NOTAM-AIP SUP 06/22 (AIRAC) WEF 16 JUN 2022: -UPDATED INFORMATION OF THE NEW NORTH RUN...

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by zeke
Mon Jul 04, 2022 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

The current situation is basically because of the close boarder policies related COVID, which should not be last forever. Can you please help me understand the scientific basis of that statement. What situation are you referring to ? what policy are you referring to ? how is this related to COVID ?...

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by zeke
Sun Jul 03, 2022 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

Based on your experience, what do you expect Airbus to do in terms of parts support if everyone retires the A380, and only Emirates decides to re-engine all their 120 A380s to keep them flying for another 10-15 years? Would Airbus even be interested in providing substantial support for that long? I...

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by zeke
Sun Jul 03, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

Many of the A380 models have never reached their FIRST overhaul period.. they might first have to ascertain what the weight and Thrust load on the wings is to even allow new engines to be hung on it. the airframe might not even make a difference if all the rest is OK from the wing box outwards but ...

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by zeke
Sun Jul 03, 2022 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN
Replies: 52
Views: 9314

Re: Hong Kong Airport 3rd runway start operation on 08JUN

What’s the thinking behind closing the centre runway? Forgive not overly clear on the technical components I understand making it longer as well as new taxiway exits for traffic to serve the runway to/from the north/south side of the runway. This will also involve a lot of drainage work, and cablin...

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by zeke
Sat Jul 02, 2022 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

New engines on existing A380s, that aren't even that old yet, wouldn't be cheap. Nothing needs to be done in the short term, more like 6-8 years away. By that stage I would expect around a 10% TSFC improvement over todays best 70 klb sized engine. By that stage the Trent 900 would have been flying ...

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by zeke
Sat Jul 02, 2022 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

Financial benefitsbis not same as a business case. 737 max losses show that. As usual you the split hair because you cannot hadel a word against airbus and the dying a380 The a350 1000 is as big as it gets for the Mr Emirates Clark.... I have made three statements of fact, 1) there is no technical ...

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by zeke
Fri Jul 01, 2022 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

FrenchPotatoEye wrote:
Business case is another matter which you didn't consider alls.


You didn’t read my first post, “It really comes down to will they get the financial benefits for doing so, a modification like that would be worth around $80 million for the 4 engines alone.”

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by zeke
Fri Jul 01, 2022 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

BoeingVista wrote:
Certainly certified but has a single production example ever been built?


Far as I know in service with JAL domestic and SQ regional

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by zeke
Fri Jul 01, 2022 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

Airbus couldn't convince engines makers to make new engine with a business case. Result is a380 production dead. Chances of engines maker coming to rescue when a380 production is over? Nil Don't think any new engines ever produced for out of production civil jet. Wishful to think a38p will get new ...

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by zeke
Fri Jul 01, 2022 2:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Installing/ Uninstalling ETOPS On An Aircraft
Replies: 64
Views: 9748

Re: Installing/ Uninstalling ETOPS On An Aircraft

It is not what you posted, great deflection. You said ETOPS has nothing to do with twins, and ETOPS is all we work with in our twin fleets. It a simple statement of fact, prior to 2007 ETOPS stood for " E xtended range T win OP eration S approval ", that definition changed in 2007 to be &...

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by zeke
Thu Jun 30, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering
Replies: 213
Views: 45906

Re: Tim Clark: A350-1000 too small to be largest Airbus offering

Someone is regretting not opening their wallet a bit more when Airbus and RR were offering the 380neo. That option is not closed, there is the technical possibility to hang new engines off the existing airframe via a STC/factory mod. It really comes down to will they get the financial benefits for ...

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by zeke
Thu Jun 30, 2022 1:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Installing/ Uninstalling ETOPS On An Aircraft
Replies: 64
Views: 9748

Re: Installing/ Uninstalling ETOPS On An Aircraft

Maybe in your part of the world for now, but here, ETOPS has everything to do with twins, as your original incorrect statement stated. Hmmm, ETOPS on 737 Twin. Hmmmm, don't see any EDTO... What you are saying is simply out of date, the FAA rules changed in 2007 "For the first time, this new ru...

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by zeke
Wed Jun 29, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Austrian using the polar route like SWISS and Lufthansa on the Tokyo to Vienna route
Replies: 4
Views: 2773

Re: Austrian using the polar route like SWISS and Lufthansa on the Tokyo to Vienna route

Fuling wrote:
Perhaps OS knows something you don't.


Beyond 180 EDTO regulatory approval would be required, they may not have that approval. It is not something the would need for other routes.

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by zeke
Sat Jun 25, 2022 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute
Replies: 78
Views: 14275

Re: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute

In the case of the Qatar A350 issue, they could accept the Airbus offer to remediate the aircraft, but are concerned there is a defect that will only surface again, or in other aircraft. They have 13 examples now. Remediation and ongoing maintenance are commercial arrangements, it has nothing to do...

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by zeke
Sat Jun 25, 2022 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute
Replies: 78
Views: 14275

Re: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute

So Zeke, this debate comes down to your having already ruled on this case, whereas I am describing the positions of both sides. The information I have posted in this thread comes from the TCC judgement in March. They are the words of the court. And yes the court has ruled already on a number of mat...

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by zeke
Sat Jun 25, 2022 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute
Replies: 78
Views: 14275

Re: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute

The court does not agree with any of what you are saying. The cause does not need to be known for the aircraft to returned to service, that is a delaying tactic and doing the exact opposite of what the court put in its judgement. The court wanted progress and ordered QR and Airbus to consult with th...

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by zeke
Sat Jun 25, 2022 1:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Air France 447: 13 years on
Replies: 56
Views: 6230

Re: Air France 447: 13 years on

If I'm not mistaken, the A350 also tries automatic engine relights and such. Do you know more? Interesting to learn what A thinks they can handle by pre-defined code and what they shy away from. Is B more conservative with respect to automation/AP scope/computer flying? The 787 was the latest clean...

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by zeke
Sat Jun 25, 2022 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air considers A350F and B777X freighter
Replies: 31
Views: 4741

Re: Korean Air considers A350F and B777X freighter

Well, the 777X has been "launched." No, it is not in service, but it certainly is launched. KE and OZ both have lots of experience with the 777. Same could be said for SQ, they had significant 777 experience. The elephant in the room and the reason why Korean buys so much Boeing is they m...

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by zeke
Sat Jun 25, 2022 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute
Replies: 78
Views: 14275

Re: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute

Both he and you object to Qatar's position, which means you have already decided it's wrong. I don’t object to all of QRs positions, if they feel they will encounter higher life cycle costs that is a legitimate complaint. I do object to the notion that the aircraft could not be returned to service ...

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by zeke
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute
Replies: 78
Views: 14275

Re: Inside the hangar at the center of the $1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute

You seem offended by the opinion of the court, mind you they did order QR pay 95% of Airbus costs. The court does not care what QR feels or believes, it wants the dispute resolved, and have handed down an order on what it expects. Can you cite a case where a litigant has disregarded what the court h...

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