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by astuteman
Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 662
Views: 113027

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

The 280t model maybe. But a 308t/316t A350-900ULR would bury any long-range A350-1000 variant at 9 500Nm in terms of payload. Frankly, with 165 000l of fuel, a 308t/316t A359 would arguably be the best purely ULR frame out there. rgds Well yes, but 280t is the maximum MTOW we have on the A350-900. ...

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by astuteman
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 662
Views: 113027

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

So if I'm understanding you correctly and remembering what was said earlier correctly, an A359LR would actually carry more passengers 9500 nm than an A35K because of available payload? I did a quick look and couldn't find the info, but what would a 778's payload be on a flight that long? If you're ...

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by astuteman
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo MTOW increase
Replies: 96
Views: 11793

Re: A330neo MTOW increase

The A330NEO carries 139 000l fuel (vs 135 000l for the long-legged A350-900) The regular A359 carries 141 000 litres. The A359 ULR carries 165 000. Still, 251t would make the 339 a more attractive competitor against the 789 and opens quite some additional markets. Just checked the ACAP. It says 138...

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by astuteman
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo MTOW increase
Replies: 96
Views: 11793

Re: A330neo MTOW increase

I see it the other way around, regarding the A338 at HA. Why wouldn't this MTOW not apply to the A338 as well? A 251t A338 is exactly what HA needs/wants. They could server ALL of the Pacific rim and Western Europe, non-stop from HNL: SCL, LIM, SIN, LON. The A330NEO carries 139 000l fuel (vs 135 00...

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by astuteman
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 662
Views: 113027

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

Sure, Sandilands can sometimes be useful. But what are you trying to suggest: That AJ wants to put 300 seats in a 359 to do Sydney-London? That his new ULH fleet will have a passenger density much higher than his 789s? 50 more passengers than SQ's standard 359s? Well Sandilands is starting to sugge...

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by astuteman
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential
Replies: 208
Views: 23216

Re: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential

If fragmentation/frequency/RASM are the arguments for the 787-9 being a better fit replacing the 77E, it's hard to see the 777-9X replacing the 77W's at some point given the same argument . Unless we intend to change the argument, but we should do so consistently. Why insist on consistency when one...

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by astuteman
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 268
Views: 24925

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

But let's not forget that the A330NEO programme itself has sailed into headwinds on the execution front, specifically with delays of a year+ in the Trent 7000. The A330-900 should be in service now. It hasn't even flown yet. Those that argue that one of its biggest selling points is availability sh...

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by astuteman
Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 662
Views: 113027

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

And they didn't return the favor by ordering the 748 ...yeah, shame on them for not getting something that wasn't even available for purchase, until a half-decade after they'd already placed their A380 orders. :roll: I think the ULH market is actually shrinking. What are you talking about? ULH flig...

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by astuteman
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential
Replies: 208
Views: 23216

Re: AA 777-200ER replacement, A350 , 787-9 order potential

Alright, let's assume the A350 goes through, no conversions. 22x is a good start to replace some 77Es, with additional 789s as well. Now, eventually, if they want the extra capacity, and to replace the 77Ws, perhaps the A35K and 779 with Flagship First would work. A332 788 789 A359 A35K 779 Good co...

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by astuteman
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 268
Views: 24925

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production to 14x per month

I'm curious if Leeham will point out how devastating this is for the A330NEO. The advantage of short term slots just went away. With only 204 A330NEO + a dwindling A330CEO backlog, there should be concern. Is there even a know active A330NEO sales campaign? Interesting point. In my view A330NEO doe...

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by astuteman
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 37834

Re: Future of 777X

As is CX ( http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1373691 )... Still, not sure which customers I'd rather have on board. I think the real issue raised by this thread isn't so much about CX's A350-1000 deferrals, as the headwind currently perceived to be there for larger aircraft The...

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by astuteman
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX firms up A321neo order, rejigs A350 order book
Replies: 26
Views: 7483

Re: A350 Stumbles as Cathay Latest Switch

The Cathay decision narrows the order book for the 366-seat A350-1000 to 171 aircraft, based on the planemaker’s latest data, while lifting the backlog for the 325-berth -900 to 679 planes. The larger jetliner is falling out of favor as carriers around the world rein in capacity expansion to ease p...

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by astuteman
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 37834

Re: Future of 777X

Leaves one blue-chip airline LH. thinking about deferrals or reductions too: http://www.aero.de/news-26795/Lufthansa-geht-auf-Distanz.html As is CX ( http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1373691 )... Still, not sure which customers I'd rather have on board. I think the real issue ...

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by astuteman
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX firms up A321neo order, rejigs A350 order book
Replies: 26
Views: 7483

Re: A350 Stumbles as Cathay Latest Switch

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. switched a contract for six A350-1000s to the smaller -900 variant and deferred delivery of five more by a year. The model switch, announced by Asia’s biggest carrier on Wednesday, follows a decision last week at United Airlines to swap on order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 -...

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by astuteman
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights
Replies: 53
Views: 7362

Re: WOW Air to start Iceland - Israel flights

WOW Air first flight to Israel with their one and only A321neo TF-SKY just departed: https://www.flightradar24.com/WOW698/ed59c6b 5.277 km and more then 7 hours from KEF to TLV in a narrowbody....somebody know how this first flight is booked? I guess Skoli Mogensen (owner of WOW Air) is also on boa...

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by astuteman
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 37834

Re: Future of 777X

An (over simple) thought.The 787-10 seems fine on size/pax numbers but a tad limited on range.Airbus loves using the ACT route to add range.Could Boeing swap some cargo space for an act or two or is it already over limited to do this? PS will the Trent -10 buy them more range or is it already facto...

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by astuteman
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 24591

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

But the 789 can only go 7,635 nmi. DFW-SYD is 7,464 nmi and IAH-SYD is 7,479 nmi. Both are pushing the 789 to the limit. Will they be comfortable running it on that route with not a lot of room to spare mileage-wise? A couple of things to look for here I guess. Firstly, the 787-9 travels a long way...

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by astuteman
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 37834

Re: Future of 777X

I would not be surprised if the A350-1000 does see not-insignificant conversions from the A350-900 because of the 787-10. I would not be surprised if the 787-10 eventually does to the A350-900 what the A330-300HGW did to the 777-200ER in supplanting it in airline fleets due to offering similar capa...

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by astuteman
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 34640

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

We're going to replace the oldest B777's with the A350's We have to eventually take the 350 order anyway. So this is a damn good way to do it.. It does NOT mean United thinks the A350 is a better airplane. Not by A long SHOT.. But we had them on order and we HAVE to take then at some point. And the...

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by astuteman
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 34640

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

Well, there were rumours the current UA board was not too happy with discounts they received for the A35K order, so I guess Airbus had to concede something in that area. 45 A359's for the price of 35 A35K's would mean roughly 10% additional discount, but usually in these kind of negotiations partie...

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by astuteman
Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 37834

Re: Future of 777X

I think the 77X will suffer from this, to a much lesser extent than the A380 has/will, but to a much greater extent than the 77W did. As you advise, I'm not panicking about the 77X programme - I suspect it will be OK, on the proviso that Boeing's execution doesn't go astray. There was a period from...

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by astuteman
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 37834

Re: Future of 777X

My question for you Matt, is that having spent so much time explaining to us why the A380 has such an issue because a larger frame by definition needs lower CASM to offset the higher trip cost, where does the 777-9X's small CASM advantage fit into your theorem given that the 777-X has to carry cons...

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by astuteman
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 37834

Re: Future of 777X

I am reading more opinion than fact in your post. The 777x has new engines, new wing structure and new flight controls. Systems such as electrical, pneumatic, air conditioning, hydraulic, and landing gear are more or less staying almost the same. Some small changes to those systems, but few signifi...

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by astuteman
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3613
Views: 1160904

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

May I point out that this thread is titled "A350 Production and Delivery Thread." Please keep it on message. I was going to point out that there was a relationship to a350 production and delivery - right up until I read the post below yours. I wholeheartedly agree that sticking to the rea...

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by astuteman
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3613
Views: 1160904

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

May I point out that this thread is titled "A350 Production and Delivery Thread." Please keep it on message. I was going to point out that there was a relationship to a350 production and delivery - right up until I read the post below yours. I wholeheartedly agree that sticking to the rea...

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by astuteman
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3613
Views: 1160904

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

I believe QR may just pull another fast one and order some 787s just to put the pressure on Airbus. They may then threaten with further cancellations. I just dont get this kind of logic. You are talking about hundreds of millions of dollars. Even billions depending on the size of the orders. Not to...

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by astuteman
Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3613
Views: 1160904

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

I believe QR may just pull another fast one and order some 787s just to put the pressure on Airbus. They may then threaten with further cancellations. Or perhaps take their 77w's out of service, defer their 787-9's and cancel their 77X's? If we're being daft. On a serious note though, if overcapaci...

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by astuteman
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread
Replies: 159
Views: 22872

Re: Delta Widebody Thread

ikolkyo wrote:
Caught a picture of one of the A350s next to a 744.

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Great catch. Thanks for sharing. It's easy to lose sight of just how big these aircraft are, isn't it?

Rgds

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by astuteman
Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 566
Views: 159094

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

The A338 will not be canned since parts for it are already being produced (from what I understand from well respected members here with first hand knowledge of this). The A338 most likely will get new orders in the future, but not in the numbers the A332 got them. It isn't like it's a huge cost for...

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by astuteman
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG A350 Orders/Options
Replies: 101
Views: 13219

Re: IAG A350 Orders/Options

The reason for the 358 cancellation was clear - with such a huge backlog of -900's and -1000's it seemed daft to develop a third aircraft with so few options just to steal slots from an already constrained supply process. I have this little feeling that the 358 was a bit of a decoy to distract from...

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by astuteman
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG A350 Orders/Options
Replies: 101
Views: 13219

Re: IAG A350 Orders/Options

Yes except I'm leaning towards the idea that the A338 will suffer the same faith as the A358. I'm not sure I see it the same way. The A338 exists because the A358 was cancelled. The reason for the 358 cancellation was clear - with such a huge backlog of -900's and -1000's it seemed daft to develop ...

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by astuteman
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 566
Views: 159094

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

So assuming Airbus doesn't get further orders for the -800 and the programme is canned what will replace all those A332s and 767-300ERs? 797 is a long way off. Some of those domestic 763s and A332s are getting pretty long in the tooth. Is this where Airbus response to 797 comes in? We're talking a ...

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by astuteman
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC
Replies: 56
Views: 7161

Re: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC

PAL has been studying several US cities that have large Filipino populations, including Chicago, Houston, Miami, San Diego and Seattle. Miami has been dropped from the shortlist because PAL has determined that Miami cannot be served nonstop with the A350. Chicago, Houston or Seattle could be launch...

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by astuteman
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG A350 Orders/Options
Replies: 101
Views: 13219

Re: IAG A350 Orders/Options

Why would that surprise you? IB and EI are relatively small all-Airbus airlines, and adding a Boeing type into the mix would add significantly to costs there. BA on the other hand already had loads of both Airbus and Boeing planes at the time of IAG's creation, so replacing elderly Boeing types wit...

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by astuteman
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC
Replies: 56
Views: 7161

Re: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC

The BA 744 can get out of SAN just fine for a flight to LHR, and EK's 77L does a flight of similar distance out of FLL, without payload restrictions IIRC. I think there wouldn't be issues with PAL and SAN. You might be right. Check out page 151 of the ACAP: http://www.aircraft.airbus.com/fileadmin/...

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by astuteman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 321
Views: 38549

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

How much additional fuel does the A350-1000 wing hold over the -900 if it even does at all? Last I heard was that the -1000 wing was only 4% larger but I think that was more so on trailing edge devices to increase area. The base A350-900 holds 138 000l (c.108t) in wing tanks. The A350-1000 holds 15...

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by astuteman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC
Replies: 56
Views: 7161

Re: PAl outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC

Devilfish wrote:
astuteman wrote:
7 400Nm? Another long flight coming into being.

Shorter still than JFK-SIN.


True. Longer than SFO-SIN though :)

Rgds

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by astuteman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 321
Views: 38549

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

And neither of you answered mine because I am correct and you have no argument. My point again should anyone have anything intelligent to say. Per QF's stated mission requirement of carrying 300 pax on a SYD-JFK or SYD-LHR the 778 is the best choice due to superior payload and range capability. Buh...

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by astuteman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC
Replies: 56
Views: 7161

Re: PAl outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC

Starting from August 2018, PAL plans to launch MNL-NYC with its first 2 A350s. Aircraft will feature 295 seats (3-class cabin). The 6 A350s on order are expected to open a total of 3 new US routes. hilippine Airlines (PAL) plans to begin a new phase of trans-Pacific expansion in Aug-2018 with the l...

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by astuteman
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 321
Views: 38549

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

So payload and range are minor considerations on ULH flights? Ridiculous. The most capable plane in terms of payload and range is the 778. It cannot be argued otherwise. Maybe some day the A380 plus will be built......although that is highly dubious. Until then its a 778 or a heavily payload restri...

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by astuteman
Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 321
Views: 38549

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

We need better numbers to make sense of all of this. At the launch of the 359ULR and the SQ announcement on SIN-EWR it sounded as if the 359 needed all of 280t to carry 170 pax a still-air distance of 8,300nm. But now we have the Qantas CEO saying he wants an aircraft capable of flying regular dire...

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by astuteman
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 321
Views: 38549

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

Some of you guys need to get a grip. QF's own DFW-SYD is regularly over 17hrs, EK's AKL-DXB reaches 17.5hrs and QR's AKL-DOH often hits 18hrs -- 20hrs is not a significant stretch over and above what is already done on a routine basis every single day. Yes there are logistical and technical challen...

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by astuteman
Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022
Replies: 321
Views: 38549

Re: Qantas to announce ambitious plan to fly East Coast Australia to London and New York by 2022

The 778 would be the obvious winner, but its range falls quite short of the 359ULR, which falls short on capacity. If they can get the 778 to the range of the 77L they are golden. Remember that the 777-8 is carrying 350 passengers at 8500nm. At 9700nm, the A350-900ULR will be carrying less than hal...

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by astuteman
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to convert remaining A380 order to A350-900ULR (rumor)
Replies: 144
Views: 25209

Re: Qantas to convert remaining A380 order to A350-900ULR (rumor)

Interesting discussion. It's worth remembering when debating the A350 and 777 what qantas needs from this plane. The holy grail of non stop to London is one requirement. Another requirement is an eventual replacement for the A380 that offers more capacity than the 789. IMHO the A380s will not be re...

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by astuteman
Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus beefs up A350-1000, A350-900
Replies: 99
Views: 20765

Re: Airbus beefs up A350-1000, A350-900

I have no idea whether Airbus feel they can nudge MTOW on the A359 up beyond 280t. But they may have a strong incentive to make the effort. Going by Leeham's numbers in their series on the Qantas SYD-LHR requirement the A359ULR at 9500nm is a bit too far down the payload/range curve to be fully com...

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by astuteman
Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet
Replies: 81
Views: 10506

Re: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet

The A350-900 ACAP (which I will assume is for the 275t variant for the purposes of conservatism) shows:- The ACAP payload/range chart must be 268t as it is exactly the same as the one published in 2012. Which does beg the question "is it still right"? As posted earlier, I make the 275t as...

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by astuteman
Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet
Replies: 81
Views: 10506

Re: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet

The DOW for an EK 77L is 164,000kg compared to 178,000kg for an EK 77W, so could you run the simulation with those numbers and see what is generated? May I ask where those DOW figures are derived from, please Stitch? They are considerably higher than the OEW figures in the Boeing ACAP, which offers...

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by astuteman
Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet
Replies: 81
Views: 10506

Re: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet

In the typical non-auxiliary tank configuration, the A359LR will match it (in practical terms) But IINM, Airbus has made no (public) mention of offering the A359ULR with auxiliary tankage, only the full use of the wing tankage that it's always been offered with. Unless something's changed, in their...

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by astuteman
Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet
Replies: 81
Views: 10506

Re: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet

Do you have any information regarding your statement on the 35% better fuel burn of the 359 versus the 778? I say this with all due respect.....but that number sounds completely ridiculous. The 77L is within 25% of the 359 on a 5000nm mission and gets much better on true ULH....closer to 10-12% per...

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by astuteman
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet
Replies: 81
Views: 10506

Re: Emirates 777-300 and -200LR fleet

...the point I was making was that a 778 might not be the only alternative to replace a 77L in the EK fleet. Looking at the general use of the 777-200LR within the ME3's route structure, they seem to be there to launch ULH routes that have the growth potential to be up-gauged to 777-300ERs (often w...

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