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by BREECH
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...
Replies: 137
Views: 17385

Re: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...

Lets say Boeing manage to erode, or marginalise the A330 to the point Airbus essentially consider the line a dead-end. Let's first assume that Boeing has any influence on A330 program at all. And then we're in the fantasy land where anything is possible. A330neo is a boost program to suit airlines ...

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by BREECH
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?
Replies: 62
Views: 8350

Re: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?

I keep seeing articles about this Alex Macheras kid, seriously he's late teens, popping up all over the place going on Airbus delivery flights etc. He's on Twitter as @AlexInAir but how can anybody take him seriously when he seems to have done nothing in the industry except for schmooze up to airli...

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by BREECH
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?
Replies: 62
Views: 8350

Re: What's the story with this Alex Macheras 'aviation analyst' kid?

Yeah I just don't know that I can take anybody who claims he is an 'aviation analyst' seriously when he's barely out of his teens and doesn't seem to have studied any aspect of aviation or anything related to it, doesn't even have blog to his name. Seems rather vacuous. No idea who that guy is, but...

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by BREECH
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

Where is the evidence that Boeing sold the 787 at a loss? If you can’t back up that comment, then why should anyone believe the rest of what you wrote? Repeating a myth again and again won’t make it true Aren't I not the one who keeps saying it over and over again - Leeham is the aviation tabloid! ...

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by BREECH
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

I'll agree with others the A321NEO is replacing many potential A330 missions. How in the name of everything that's holy can it do that!? Half the range, 2/3 of the passengers, 1/3 of the payload. What am I missing? Because not everyone uses the A330 to it’s full capability. Airlines like EI, TAP, e...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

lightsaber wrote:
I'll agree with others the A321NEO is replacing many potential A330 missions.

How in the name of everything that's holy can it do that!? Half the range, 2/3 of the passengers, 1/3 of the payload. What am I missing?

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

Your logic is pretty twisted Oh, how can we not start with a personal attack! if you think Airbus losing the only customer for the A330-800, means that Airbus has Boeing exactly where they want. Your reading is pretty poor if you think that's what I said. What I said was that Boeing has to sell the...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

A very expensive A380 , A very expensive A350 and a Lackluster 330 Neo and a 1980's design 320 Family. A very expensive A380? Last time I heard it's barely more expensive than Boeing 777. A very expensive A350? How did you come up with that? A lackluster A330neo!? You are a having a laugh! It's bee...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

That really seems like a spot on analysis. Just dynamite really. Both Boeing and Airbus sell the A350 and 787 at higher prices because they can. The A330neo has its whole business case based on being significantly cheaper than the 787 and the list prices no longer seem to suggest that is the case. ...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do you think the 'Southwest Effect' still exists?
Replies: 74
Views: 7147

Re: Do you think the 'Southwest Effect' still exists?

With no intention to hijack the thread, let me just suggest that the passengers of Europe's biggest airline by passenger numbers disagree with you....or they would have voted with their wallets and feet. Very true. All I'm saying is, don't compare that disgusting airtrash to Southwest. Or any Ameri...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

I think Boeing sees the whole A330neo as vulnerable. When the program was launched the economics were based on 7-8 per month moving to 10 per month. Now they are talking about staying at 6 per month. I wonder what impact that has on the price Airbus is willing to sell the plane at? The whole econom...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy
Replies: 115
Views: 16350

Re: Future and expansion of Air Italy

Are you practicing a speech? Why will Air Italy be "visionary"? What makes you think Qatar Airways are a good investor? And why do you compare Air Italy to British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa and Alitalia? Because if you think about new destinations, new planes, a better future, what A...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do you think the 'Southwest Effect' still exists?
Replies: 74
Views: 7147

Re: Do you think the 'Southwest Effect' still exists?

Also known as "Emirates effect"? :-) Or Ryanair effect? After all, Southwest was where Michael O'Leary learnt many of his tricks... If Ryanair was 0.0001% as good as Southwest, Michael O'Leary, would be AT LEAST 10 positions down from the first place in the Top 2 most hated people in the ...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do you think the 'Southwest Effect' still exists?
Replies: 74
Views: 7147

Re: Do you think the 'Southwest Effect' still exists?

Also known as "Emirates effect"? :-)

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy
Replies: 115
Views: 16350

Re: Future and expansion of Air Italy

Are you practicing a speech? Why will Air Italy be "visionary"? What makes you think Qatar Airways are a good investor? And why do you compare Air Italy to British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa and Alitalia?

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

Maybe someone who knows more about airplanes, will tell me. Size-wise, how close/different are A350-900/A330-900 and B789? Just to know what Hawaiian is gaining/losing by switching. On a pure cabin length times cabin width basis (so not fully reflective of usable floor area): A330-800: 238 square m...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 96223

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

If it's true, and considering how much I dislike Boeing, I still have to admit that Hawaiian had every right to be angry. First, they were told that the aircraft they ordered - A350-800 - will not be built. Ever. And they were offered an alternative, the A330-800. And then they were (likely!) told t...

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by BREECH
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 777F As A Missile Truck/bomber
Replies: 36
Views: 13559

Re: RE: 777F As A Missile Truck/bomber

personally I have a concern converting commercial planes into bombers.. (yes there is a contradiction in the P-8) but we've already seen one 777 shot down under the belief it was military.. and with trigger happy forces out there that event type would become all to common to the detriment of commer...

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by BREECH
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 224
Views: 85582

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

At the time it made it into the paper version of Aviation week. Aerospace is a gossipy industry who hires consultants and people from other companies. I had a coworker pull out drawings of a RR engine concept one day. He wasn't a coworker in 30 minutes... Not to mention thousands of non -Airbus eng...

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by BREECH
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian To Tokyo
Replies: 34
Views: 7090

Re: Norwegian To Tokyo

I am just wondering if anyone knows why the Russian government has a say in where a foreign airline flies to/from, even if it is over their territory? I hope you are not just joking. Wouldn't want to waste time. But if you are serious, then you should read about two things. Or rather two-in-one. Th...

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by BREECH
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

Sadly this tragedy will serve as an example of those little mistakes that amount to a tragedy.. Not so little, if you believe that transcript. The warning the pilots got (if translated from Russian) was "V instrument - COMPARE". How the heck is that supposed to help the pilots? Compare tw...

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by BREECH
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E190-E2 performs better than expected
Replies: 66
Views: 9257

Re: Embraer E190-E2 performs better than expected

What were the expectations again? :-)

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by BREECH
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

NO WAY!!! Aeroperu 603 again? IF (!) true... or actually even if it's not, may I suggest a crazy idea. Let's just just stop putting SO MANY of those pitot things on each plane? I mean, one is more than enough for a safe flight. If we have two and one of them malfunctions, how would the other one(s) ...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes
Replies: 26
Views: 6962

Re: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes

Even beyond fuel, the industry as a whole is facing upward wage pressure. AS would be additionally affected by the VX integration and raising VX employees to the AS payscale. Then what's the fuss all about. Every company experiences a downturn after a merge. And Alaska's hasn't been all that long a...

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes
Replies: 26
Views: 6962

Re: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes

Route66 wrote:
But I guess if a person hasn't noticed the rising fuel prices...

And no mortgage, either!!!

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes
Replies: 26
Views: 6962

Re: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes

NameOmitted wrote:
They are a good site for aggregating last month's news. If you are curious about a company you know absolutely nothing about, they are a good starting point to your research.

Oh, man, that's so true! You should go and check out Enron website!!!

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes
Replies: 26
Views: 6962

Re: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes

rbavfan wrote:
Have you bought gas lately? Oil prices are rising for us and the airlines. Even a small change can have a big cost impact.

How small a change are we talking about?

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by BREECH
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

As I posted earlier; 22,000 ft/min descent equates to 250mph. So, with 300mph forward speed and 250 mph downward velocity, let's agree we are both right. I must've missed something. How did you get from 3200 fpm posted by FR24 to 22,000 fpm? Despite the proximity to Moscow, the crash did NOT happen...

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by BREECH
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes
Replies: 26
Views: 6962

Re: Boeing's Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air's Fortunes

AirbusMDCFAN wrote:
However, rising costs

WHAT rising costs? Oil is still cheap, right? What possible rising costs could they encounter?

Also, this article was written by a website called Motley Fool, a subsidiary of Motley Wealth Management. Anyone ever heard about them?

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by BREECH
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing wants to buy woodward
Replies: 37
Views: 5968

Re: Boeing wants to buy woodward

You make some highly opinionated comments for knowing so little about it. They used their own cash flow - they've been making money for a long time. It's "while knowing...", and thank you, I take it as a compliment. And if you don't mind, could you tell me in which department of PriceWate...

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by BREECH
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

No, payments are not small. The average cost of a funeral in Russia is from $500 to $3000. The average salary in the city of Orsk is about 20 000 rubles per month, or about $350. In this respect, insurance payments correspond to the multiple of annual earnings. For the amount of $ 35,000 you can no...

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by BREECH
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Maybe I should have said it differently ... Soviet-era aircraft are more prone to technical defects than newer ones simply due to their age. And I consider the AN-148 as a rather new/modern type. My reply was simply trying to direct "sq421"´s attention to the fact that non-western made ai...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

sq421 wrote:
Don't mean to sound shrewd, but I think it's time the Russians take a look at the reliability of the Antonov fleet.

And you base this on what? Do you have information about Antonov fleet reliability?

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

According to Russian laws, all passengers were insured. Relatives of the victims will receive insurance payments in the amount of 2 million rubles for each victim. That's about $ 34,000. For those who were on a working trip and for the crew members will receive an additional 1 million rubles (~$ 17...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 58008

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

Revelation wrote:
Pretty much the textbook description of a personal attack.

There is a textbook on personal attacks? Do tell!!!

I suppose this came from the same book:
Revelation wrote:
Nice rant.

Try being nice to people, and you might get the same in return.

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 58008

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

In this particular case, Airbus wasn't found "guilty" as there wasn't conclusive proof of bribes being paid. However... UH-UH-UH! There is no however in not guilty. Airbus was found NOT guilty. And that's the end of it. You seem to be well versed on the subject, where do you think that 10...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tariffs or sanctions against Airbus imports into the US are possible if Airbus loses at the WTO, says Boeing
Replies: 81
Views: 9970

Re: Tariffs or sanctions against Airbus imports into the US are possible if Airbus loses at the WTO, says Boeing

Boeing is a very weird company, I have to say. They think they can bully their way into anything, but they forget just how much more connected politically Airbus is worldwide, together with its home countries, France and Germany. Boeing may inadvertantly start a huge trade war which they will lose s...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 58008

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

I think you got the Boeing scandal slightly wrong. Darleen Druyun, a former Principal Deputy Undersecretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, got a job at Boeing, confessed to wrong doings and got 9 month jail time. Boeing CFO Michael M. Sears got 4 month in jail. Darleen Druyun was also involved i...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 58008

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

Airbus doesn't have to prove anything. Presumption of innocense is still big in Europe. Airbus paid for not being careful enough about mediator companies. Do you have proof that that money went to bribes? As, for example, in a scandal with Boeing where a goverment official signed a 1 trillion KC-X ...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 58008

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

In this particular case, Airbus wasn't found "guilty" as there wasn't conclusive proof of bribes being paid. However... UH-UH-UH! There is no however in not guilty. Airbus was found NOT guilty. And that's the end of it. You seem to be well versed on the subject, where do you think that 10...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines A330-300 nasty engine failure in flight
Replies: 38
Views: 14524

Re: Singapore Airlines A330-300 nasty engine failure in flight

LoganTheBogan wrote:
divert to Mandalay (Myanmar) where the aircraft landed safely. The aircraft leaked hydraulic fluid."

And you called it "nasty" because?..

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

edu2703 wrote:
-3400 fpm before signal loss Image

I'm trying to get to that diagram on FR but can't. Playback is also blocked. Do you need paid subscription to get this?

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing wants to buy woodward
Replies: 37
Views: 5968

Re: Boeing wants to buy woodward

Boeing doesn’t owe anyone that money. Charge it off today and it doesn’t cost them a dime. It will change their assets down by that amount and would show a large loss on the P&L. But it wouldn’t hanged their cash flow bottom line at all. It wouldn’t impact cash in the bank either. They just fou...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 193
Views: 49285

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Oh, gawd, that's so bad. :-( Wonder what happened. And expect the news monkeys to jump on it and start the usual circus. :-(

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 58008

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

Huh? DUH! FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German prosecutors have ordered Airbus (AIR.PA) to pay 81.25 million euros (71.98 million pounds) to settle one of two investigations into alleged corruption surrounding the sale of Eurofighter combat jets to Austria in 2003, the two sides said on Friday. The settlem...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing wants to buy woodward
Replies: 37
Views: 5968

Re: Boeing wants to buy woodward

Boeing doesn’t owe anyone that money. Charge it off today and it doesn’t cost them a dime. It will change their assets down by that amount and would show a large loss on the P&L. But it wouldn’t hanged their cash flow bottom line at all. It wouldn’t impact cash in the bank either. They just fou...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing wants to buy woodward
Replies: 37
Views: 5968

Re: Boeing wants to buy woodward

Yes, but as I am sure you are familiar, cash is king. You can throw shade all you want, Boeing is a very profitable / performing well business. Absolutely! It performs brilliantly. Just like the Ponzi scheme. Forget the debts, make cash NOW and think about the rest later. Trouble is, "the rest...

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by BREECH
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing wants to buy woodward
Replies: 37
Views: 5968

Re: Boeing wants to buy woodward

Dude, deferred production cost is not debt. Before derailing a legitimate conversation about Boeing potential acquisitions please educate yourself A deferred cost is a cost that you have already incurred, but which you will not charge to expense until a later reporting period. In the meantime, it a...

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by BREECH
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing wants to buy woodward
Replies: 37
Views: 5968

Re: Boeing wants to buy woodward

News - Boeing is flush with cash. A.net "popular opinion" Boeing is nearly Broke!! American financial laws allow this kind of accounting acrobatics. Boeing is actually IN DEBT for 32 billion. But that debt is "deferred". So instead of having to pay that debt, Boeing is allowed t...

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by BREECH
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing wants to buy woodward
Replies: 37
Views: 5968

Re: Boeing wants to buy woodward

lightsaber wrote:
even assuming Boeing buys Embraer

You should REALLY stop reading yellow press! Actually, I apologize. Calling Wall Street Journal yellow press is an insult to the latter.

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