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by ODwyerPW
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EMBRAER launches 2 new executive jets: Praetor 500 & Praetor 600
Replies: 24
Views: 4265

Re: EMBRAER launches 2 new executive jets: Praetor 500 & Praetor 600

How does the Honeywell HTF7500E @ 7500lbs of thrust compare to the RollsRoyce/Allison AE3007 A3 or A1/3 at 7500lbs in terms of initial costs, maintenance and fuel consumption? Provided you aren't topping off all of those fuel tanks.... But rather, sticking with the fuel capacity of say the ERJ 135 L...

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 12495

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

I wonder if jetsuite x would ever evolve into larger narrowbody scheduled service. Or a hub in the middle of the country. One connection to lots of origins and destinations. All with premium seats and service. Like a Mid Continent Airport? Wichita (ICT) has a nice little 12 gate 3 runway airport re...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 12495

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

of course, I should have checked their contact us section on the website. https://www.google.com/maps/@32.82205,-96.86572,214m/data=!3m1!1e3 I looked at it on Google Earth on Street View. Seems nice enough. Interesting that they are located close to Love Field... hmmmmm.... :scratchchin: (MFE777, I ...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 12495

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

The corporate move to Dallas has occurred already (during the past few months). I wouldn't hold your breath on flight starting in the DFW area in the near future. I would expect East Coast operations first. Where did they locate the offices? Which airport are they closest too? Will they have mainte...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 12495

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

Wow interesting. I can't help but wonder if there is potential that they could pick up a 121 certificate as well and try for a CPA with AA. Just blue sky thinking really but these guys seem to have a large amount of potential. It's the fact that they operate under Part 135 that gives them the advan...

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are alternatives to state-run airlines realistic?
Replies: 40
Views: 3303

Re: Are alternatives to state-run airlines realistic?

Transportation in general is a slightly different economic reality than some other sectors, as the economic impact is often greater than the ability to generate revenue. Therefore in many cases it would make sense to operate some aspects of transportation at a loss for the greater benefit. That lea...

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS restructuring "deemed a failure"
Replies: 35
Views: 8159

Re: MAS restructuring "deemed a failure"

That idiot had his hand in the pie and ruined it. MH's problem is Mahathir's fault 110%. You are being too kind to that old snake. Should be 1,000% or more. MH is likely to be currently profitable if not for him. Ummmmm, you can't take more than 100% responsibility for something. Something that is ...

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.
Replies: 21
Views: 4801

Re: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.

tamasm wrote:
I would really like to see it on actual crew and not models.. it can look really different when mass produced then when it is for. fashion shop/photo shoot.


You mean, how it looks on the rest of us. :D .

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.
Replies: 21
Views: 4801

Re: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.

some similarities for sure. the TK implementation is nicer and more refined than the AZ implementation.

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why isn’t there a 50 seater replacement?
Replies: 42
Views: 5973

Re: Why isn’t there a 50 seater replacement?

There will be a next generation jet for the market seating between 19-50pax when the following occurs: 1. Single Pilot operations with reductions in the number of turns and hours the pilot can fly in a given day/week. These Pilots will be paid better to compensate for working less in a given month a...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.
Replies: 21
Views: 4801

Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.

Folks, Just saw this announcement regarding the new Turkish Airlines uniforms. They are very classy. https://airwaysmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/TURKISH-UNIFORMS-1.png https://airwaysmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/TURKISH-UNIFORMS-6.png https://airwaysmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/TUR...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX10, updates, orders, developments.
Replies: 100
Views: 13582

Re: Boeing 737-10, updates, orders, developments.

My personal opinion is the 737-10 sales will take off after the CMC turbine PIP. Lightsaber Is this the permanent fix that has been in place since June 2018 according to this article? https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2018-07-17/cfm-fixes-leap-turbine-shroud-coatings To the pro ...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX10, updates, orders, developments.
Replies: 100
Views: 13582

Re: Boeing 737-10, updates, orders, developments.

My personal opinion is the 737-10 sales will take off after the CMC turbine PIP. Lightsaber Is this the permanent fix that has been in place since June 2018 according to this article? https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2018-07-17/cfm-fixes-leap-turbine-shroud-coatings

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220: AtlasGlobal cancels LOI & BRA Braathens seeks indefinite delay
Replies: 42
Views: 6061

Re: A220: AtlasGlobal cancels LOI & BRA Braathens seeks indefinite delay

The GulfAir CEO said that the order was "certainly not cancelled". https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/gulf-air-denies-cancelling-order-for-10-a220-planes-37136050.html Interesting point: " The comments have fuelled speculation that the carrier may be seeking...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.
Replies: 90
Views: 15548

Re: Airbus A100, Fliegerfaust. Airbus might buy & upgrade CRJ line.

Airbus would be offering a plane with seat widths less than 18".... hmmmm… :scratchchin:

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing meet Qantas Project Sunrise challenge, RFP to be completed by end of 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 37467

Re: Airbus and Boeing meet Qantas Project Sunrise challenge, RFP to be completed by end of 2019

Hard to believe a thread about two airframe builders having 16 months to submit bids could garner 106 posts. Wow. Wake me up sometime by the end of 2020 after Qantas mulls over the tenders for a year and is ready to decide. I will say this... If the 778 loses this one, then it's a freighter only bir...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico City new Airport
Replies: 103
Views: 16856

Re: Mexico City new Airport

This project is the most important infrastructure initiative in Mexico, if not the entire Western Hemisphere, its strategic importance cannot be underscored. Another huge infrastructure initiative in Mexico is the I-15 corridor through the state of Sonora. 4 lanes, with shoulders, of hydraulic conc...

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad
Replies: 65
Views: 14196

Re: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad

If both A350s (62) and 777X (25) are cancelled that's a big blow to both Airbus and Boeing. That said, incredible that Etihad has 87 large planes that they feel they don't need now. That represents a huge planning miscalculation.

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by ODwyerPW
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What would DAL be like if the gate cap went away?
Replies: 36
Views: 3576

Re: What would DAL be like if the gate cap went away?

I think JetsuiteX would serve there.

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by ODwyerPW
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier wins approval for 90-seat Q400, eyes more orders
Replies: 45
Views: 8008

Re: Bombardier wins approval for 90-seat Q400, eyes more orders

How long before we see a Q500 from Bombardier? True 90-100pax prop with decent pitch? Seriously.

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by ODwyerPW
Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman pees on floor of Wizz plane.
Replies: 76
Views: 11074

Re: Woman pees on floor of Wizz plane.

stratosphere wrote:
Can just imagine what goes on during a SCAT airlines flight


You win the Internet today!! Awesome.

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E195-E2 vs. 737MAX7
Replies: 89
Views: 9026

Re: E195-E2 vs. 737MAX7

One thing often missing in these discussions too is population growth. Southwest bough the 73G, two decades ago. And they'll be in service for nearly another decade. Surely three decades of population growth and movement would mean more up-gauging. I can easily see a scenario where Southwest operat...

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by ODwyerPW
Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E195-E2 vs. 737MAX7
Replies: 89
Views: 9026

Re: E195-E2 vs. 737MAX7

Southwest doesn't need a -700 replacement any time soon since they currently have over 500 of them and the oldest of those will be flying for at least the next decade. That's why they currently have 30 max7's on order and around 250 max8's. I have no doubts that in the meantime, for the small trip ...

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by ODwyerPW
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E195-E2 vs. 737MAX7
Replies: 89
Views: 9026

Re: E195-E2 vs. 737MAX7

MAX 7 will seat 150pax w/ 32/33" pitch.... 73G seats 143pax @ 31" pitch. Remember it wasn't too many years ago that the 73G was only seating 137pax MAX 7 offers very moderate growth potential and an increase in comfort for all routes that operated the 73G. Not as efficient as the MAX 8, ho...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Airbus did not get complete bombardier in merger
Replies: 19
Views: 4079

Re: Why Airbus did not get complete bombardier in merger

oslmgm wrote:
Because it would have cost them another dollar..?


Best comment on the boards today. Thanks for the moment of levity. :D

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by ODwyerPW
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 30418

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

so much Qatar, wow. Shouldn't the JetSuitex plane be in B6 colors, they are now running scheduled service with them intra-California. Seems they need to spice up the carriers there, too much Qatar Really excited about JetsuiteX prospects. I really think everyone running away from 30-50pax planes / ...

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA: Seat size not their concern
Replies: 124
Views: 13104

Re: FAA: Seat size not their concern

In a 3-6-3 layout one passenger is more than 3 seats from an aisle. You have to consider the possibility of one of the aisles being blocked off by something. In a widebody, my guess is they want the person in the middle of the middle row to be equidistant from both aisles. With 3-3|3-3 and a blocke...

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by ODwyerPW
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Ryanair order 737-9/10 MAX
Replies: 23
Views: 3637

Re: Will Ryanair order 737-9/10 MAX

A single class 737-9MAX with all seats at 32/33" pitch (ala WN) would have gotten them at 200 as well without adding a flight attendant. But a 737-8MAX w/ squeezed pitch to yield 200 seats enjoys lower trip costs, lower landing fees and has better rotation on take-off... What it won't have is b...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline
Replies: 243
Views: 27991

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

I see a future tie up of JetBlue, MOXY (JetNAME to be decided later) and JetSuiteX.

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 470
Views: 70098

Re: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR

A warmed over A321 will not be a challenge to the MoM. It has from day 1. I agree with Keesje here... the A321NEO is just an absolute runaway success in any incarnation by any metric. A321 is a great plane that had a great foundation and has seen just the right amount of incremental improvements ov...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 470
Views: 70098

Re: Airbus A321XLR?

This CEO better first checks with Newbiepilot and Revelation, any Airbus NEO Plus or Plus-Plus is shelved. Management shake ups, hurt feelings, huge production issues, senior a.net members, don't underestimate this. Facts are stubborn things. c'mon dude. don't drag the thread down to that level. pl...

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by ODwyerPW
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airbus does not believe in continuing deliveries to Iran
Replies: 114
Views: 17055

Re: Airbus does not believe in continuing deliveries to Iran

I want to ask two questions, and I don't want it to trigger a huge Airbus vs Boeing debate. They are two simple questions regarding the corresponding airframe orders... The Iranian Boeing Orders... they were never recorded as firmed orders on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries page correct? The Irania...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no direct flights between Liverpool and London?
Replies: 52
Views: 7182

Re: Why no direct flights between Liverpool and London?

As a reader from the other side of the pond (actually the other side of the pond and then south of the border), I'm fascinated by this discussion, following along with a map as I read the comments. Thanks all.

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1
Replies: 64
Views: 10627

Re: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1

Airbus A350: Dec 2004 (authority to offer) to Jan 2015 (first delivery). 10+ years CSeries: March 2005 (began offering) to July 2016 (entry into service). 11+ years Are we really going to sit here and once again dredge up all this to appease one poster? Why it matters how long ago the 787-10 was la...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1
Replies: 64
Views: 10627

Re: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1

I guess it depends how you define long / forever. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/emirates-pushes-boeing-on-787-10x-202221/ . Well at the time of that article, Boeing hadn't even built the first 787... not even the infamous 070807 fake plane rollout...However, they committed to the 3rd m...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters
Replies: 138
Views: 11751

Re: OneJet to acquire Ultimate JetCharters

These guys are like the JetSuiteX of the East Coast.....

Should be some interesting competition as OneJet and JetSuiteX start to enter one another's territory...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1
Replies: 64
Views: 10627

Re: Airbus, Bombardier C-Series Partnership Effective July 1

Not investing in the future is penny wise. Time to market, even for versions, is 4-5 years and competition is fierce. If you start investing when airline urgently needs them, you are years behind (NSA, 787, 777X, 737-10, 787-10, NMA). And that will cost you more than a few billion. I would argue th...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Boeing build its new mid-market aircraft in Washington?
Replies: 119
Views: 9980

Re: Will Boeing build its new mid-market aircraft in Washington?

Boeing will build the 787-6 and 787-7 shrinks of the 787 (a.k.a. 797) in either Charleston or Everett.

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet passes the 300 aircraft mark
Replies: 24
Views: 4088

Re: EasyJet passes the 300 aircraft mark

EasyJet were large 737 operators until they converted to A320, correct?

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by ODwyerPW
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders
Replies: 105
Views: 17269

Re: Farnborough International Airshow 2018 Potential Orders

I think this is the year for the CS100 and CS300 aircraft. The Airbus backing it is a big deal. Might even here some gossip about a CS500 being officially studied by Airbus. I also wonder if Boeing and Embraer might reveal more details about their tie-up. I would love to hear at one show, one day, ...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 11743

Re: New NYC airport

As for SWF, runway 9/27 is just under 12000 ft, not 15000, as someone stated above. It also has a displaced threshold of 2000 feet on both ends. Yeah, that was me... operating with bad information... I can't tell you the number of times for the last 25 years I've heard myself say: "well Stewar...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 11743

Re: New NYC airport

Quoting ODwyerPW (reply #17) " . . . when looking at SWF, that it's big runway is over 15000' long. It's long." Where did you come up with that number? My Jepp chart indicates Runway 9 / 27 is 11,817 feet long. It is not "over 15,000' long" as you stated. When you take into acco...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 68
Views: 12495

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

Awesome that they will be operating out of John Wayne Airport south of LA and Addison Airport north of Dallas.


North East expansion will be awesome. This is where the Jet Blue tie-in will help. Cities that B6 couldn't service with the E190/A320 affordably.

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by ODwyerPW
Wed May 30, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 11743

Re: New NYC airport

ikolkyo wrote:
enilria wrote:
It’s called SWF


Yeah, no.

There is no where to expand.



You have to remember when looking at SWF, that it's big runway is over 15000' long. It's long. You wouldn't need 3 or 4 runways that long if you expanded...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed May 30, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Music in Airport Terminals
Replies: 90
Views: 5966

Re: Music in Airport Terminals

I fly into Albany (ALB) quite often. Family lives there and I have clients there. I don't recall the music. However, they most definitely have more security warnings playing at greater frequency and volume than any other airport that I visit. That said, prior to 9/11 and the need to relocate/expand ...

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by ODwyerPW
Fri May 25, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 351
Views: 31337

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

Here is what the gate usage was like at DAL yesterday: Gate 1 (WN) - 10 departures, 11 arrivals Gate 2 (WN) - 12 departures, 12 arrivals Gate 3 (WN) - 10 departures, 9 arrivals Gate 4 (WN) - 11 departures, 12 arrivals Gate 5 (WN) - 11 departures, 11 arrivals Gate 6 (WN) - 11 departures, 11 arrivals...

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by ODwyerPW
Wed May 23, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Gives Final Approval to 777X Folding Wings
Replies: 110
Views: 12212

Re: FAA Gives Final Approval to 777X Folding Wings

And then the 737-10MAX is going to have a cantilevered landing gear... What if that knuckle buckles causing the wing to strike the pavement and ignite all of the fuel. I agree with Polot that Boeing is building some unsafe features into their aircraft and 'somebody' is on the take. Back to a serious...

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by ODwyerPW
Mon May 21, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-10 Reaches Firm Configuration
Replies: 87
Views: 21379

Re: 737-10 Reaches Firm Configuration

arcticcruiser wrote:
No they are not according to docs I have from Boeing. Anet myth.


Thank you for that clarification. I thought I had read that it would receive a boost for max take off thrust to 30k lbs. I probably did read it..... but obviously a rumor..

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by ODwyerPW
Sun May 20, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest may take 500 MAX 7
Replies: 83
Views: 23602

Re: Southwest may take 500 MAX 7

Even though WN has a fair number of 73Gs in it's fleet (an understatement to say the least), they are going to want to replace those (as some are used birds) in the coming years. They can't move all of those routes that presently take 137/143 seats / 3 flight attendents and boost them to a plane wit...

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