1989worstyear wrote:Why was this period lacking the innovation in civil aviation that the preceding decades were known for?
1989worstyear wrote:Stuck at age 15 thanks to the certification date of the A320-200 and my parents' decision to postpone having a kid by 3 years. At least there's Dignitas...
32andBelow wrote:Jet engine innovation tho
VirginFlyer wrote:Not the best taste really - terminal illnesses and suicide aren’t joking matters. That said, maybe you could do us all a favour and “dignitas” your A.net account - it is terminally flawed in the logic department with a severe self-reinforcing delusion.
For a start, you have neglected (in no particular order):
- Boeing 777
- Airbus A380 (commercial disaster, a series of execution cock-ups, yes, but you can’t accuse it of not being innovative)
- Cessna Citation X
- CRJ family
- ERJ family
- Fairchild Dornier 728 (great innovation even if it was a commercial failure, and it pioneered the nose profile which many more recent types have adopted)
- A330 (which as you helpfully pointed out was primarily developed in the 1990s, especially its derivatives)
- Guftstream V
- Bombardier Globa Express
- MD-95/Boeing 717
1989worstyear wrote:The A320-200 (1988) and A330 (1994) reigned supreme during this time...
hOMSaR wrote:VirginFlyer wrote:Not the best taste really - terminal illnesses and suicide aren’t joking matters. That said, maybe you could do us all a favour and “dignitas” your A.net account - it is terminally flawed in the logic department with a severe self-reinforcing delusion.
IADCA wrote:People seem not to understand that this 1989 chap is that rare bird on a.net, a 100% troll account. His posts are solely aimed at getting bites, not at initiating any serious discussion.
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