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by mffoda
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China to order 300 Boeings
Replies: 61
Views: 12515

Re: China to order 300 Boeings

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-asia-china-deals-boeing/boeing-signs-deal-to-sell-300-planes-worth-37-billion-to-china-idUSKBN1D91BZ Check out the link! It says: State-run China Aviation Supplies, which leases planes to Chinese airlines, said the order was for 260 B-737s as well as 40 B777s...

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by mffoda
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News about new World Airways (ULCC start up)
Replies: 30
Views: 4312

Re: News about new World Airways (ULCC start up)

I don't see any airline or aviation experience in the groups core businesses. :scratchchin: That doesn't bode well for a start up... From the article: About 777 Partners 777 Partners is a Miami based investment firm focused on a broad spectrum of specialty finance businesses, asset originators and f...

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by mffoda
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates reports 111% increase in profits
Replies: 21
Views: 4940

Re: Emirates reports 111% increase in profits

As a point of reference, Emirates Airlines recent annual profits were:

2014 - $1.3B
2015 - $1.9B
2016 - $340m

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by mffoda
Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 177
Views: 22665

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

From NYTimes.... It looks like this could a lot worse from the US side. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/31/business/airbus-us-arms.html "The aircraft manufacturer Airbus said on Tuesday that it may have violated United States rules on arms exports, potentially expanding a corruption investigati...

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by mffoda
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 421
Views: 107277

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Boeing's weekly update...

Changes since last update: 40 new orders (Unidentified Customer(s) for 30 737s and ten 777s). Identified Singapore Airlines for 20 777s and 19 787s previously listed as unidentified.

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by mffoda
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 421
Views: 107277

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Here is a different article: http://www.livemint.com/Companies/ggSWkShqe4I5RW2mBDy31O/Jet-Airways-to-buy-100-narrowbody-aircraft-as-India-demand.html "The carrier is in talks with planemakers to buy 75 to 100 single-aisle jets in the current fiscal year, chief executive officer Vinay Dube said ...

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by mffoda
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 421
Views: 107277

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-jet- ... SKBN1CG1VO
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Jet Airways added 75 737 Max 10's to there existing order...

https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-jet- ... SKBN1CG1VO

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by mffoda
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1112
Views: 46332

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

A little crack in the armor of the UK/Canada team... Form bloomberg: "The U.K. is said to see Canada as primarily responsible for the trade dispute between Boeing Co. and Bombardier Inc. because of the level of its state aid to the aerospace company. Publicly, the British government has said th...

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by mffoda
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cseries orders for 2017
Replies: 205
Views: 52458

Re: Cseries orders for 2017

I wonder what this will do with Brazil's separate complaint with the World Trade Organization focused on what it claims amount to $4 billion in illegal subsidies from the Canadian government.??

WTO will take longer, but not looking good for C-Series.

Too early for popcorn? :scratchchin:

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by mffoda
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar orders additional 77W and 748F
Replies: 26
Views: 6649

Re: Qatar orders additional 77W and 748F

Bloomberg has this piece on the matter... https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-25/qatar-air-mulls-new-boeing-747-freighter-order-as-cargo-booms Unintended Boon "“I’m pleased to tell you today that in fact the blockade has quite the opposite impact on our business to the one intended,...

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by mffoda
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block
Replies: 270
Views: 26415

Re: Boeing to accelerate 787 production, increases accounting block

In the last quarterly report, deferred production costs really started to drop in earnest after Boeing went through some significant cost cutting efforts. Let's wait and see how much they drop in the coming quarters and once the rate hits 14 a month to see if charges are even necessary. A bigger ac...

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by mffoda
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo MTOW increase
Replies: 180
Views: 30024

Re: A330neo MTOW increase

BTW I saw the MEO prototype a few hrs ago at TLS Massive Engine Option? :D This is how you can tell that this is Fake news... "This new variant requires a significant increase in resources to achieve the programme targets of first Flight in 2019." https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/ai...

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by mffoda
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL orders additional 787s
Replies: 39
Views: 11047

Re: JAL orders additional 787s

It also mentions using them on the domestic network so the shorter, lighter aircraft could be just what they need. In addition no delivery dates mentioned except the airline wants them in the fleet and working "by 2020". Could these four be 788 cancellations or deferments from another car...

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by mffoda
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX firms up A321neo order, rejigs A350 order book
Replies: 26
Views: 7639

Re: CX firms up A321neo order, rejigs A350 order book

What was the original delivery target for these swapped and deferred A35k's?

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by mffoda
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Germany To Choose Between Chinook And CH-53K
Replies: 70
Views: 20188

Re: RE: Germany To Choose Between Chinook And CH-53K

And yet amazingly France and Germany continue with plans for a joint C-130 squadron... Not for tankering helos though. IMU they want a C160 comparable platform for special forces insertion. The extended hose is a very poor substitute. While it may help the A400M prop wash issue somewhat, it makes t...

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by mffoda
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 38866

Re: Future of 777X

The just announced United deal opens the possibility of the 779 filling the role of 773ER/747 replacement... Can't wait for Keesje's spin on the loss of 35 of his beloved A350-1000s... :spin:

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by mffoda
Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 38866

Re: Future of 777X

$12B spending to achieve incremental performance improvement over B77W??? Try more like $5 billion based on analysis by people who know the industry (not bloggers posing as such). Aha, someone should ask Washington State why they are offering $8.7B incentives on a $5B program. I posted this in repl...

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by mffoda
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 38866

Re: Future of 777X

$12B spending to achieve incremental performance improvement over B77W??? Try more like $5 billion based on analysis by people who know the industry (not bloggers posing as such). **** Perhaps this insider knows a bit about the industry... "Bregier complained about the $8.7 billion in support ...

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by mffoda
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of 777X
Replies: 395
Views: 38866

Re: Future of 777X

The 777x is taking much of the 787 technology, especially regarding engines and wing and putting it on the larger 777 platform. I'm not trying to say the 777x is better.. $12B spending to achieve incremental performance improvement over B77W??? Even with WTO blessings, Washington state incentives a...

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by mffoda
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the ME3's expansion sustainable long-term?
Replies: 32
Views: 4117

Re: Is the ME3's expansion sustainable long-term?

The huffpost has this to say on sustainability... "Accounting Gimmicks And Hard Realities At Etihad Airways" "One of the things we’ve learned in recent years from waves of financial scandals is that you can’t fool the accountants. And it’s especially hard to trick forensic accountants...

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by mffoda
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough
Replies: 323
Views: 25027

Re: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough

Although, it's hard to tell where they got their $30bn deferred production cost number from It probably includes the 'Unamortized tooling and one-off costs' which has hovered around $3.5-4billion for the last three to four years. While separate from the deferred production costs, it still has to be...

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by mffoda
Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough
Replies: 323
Views: 25027

Re: Leeham: 787 deferred cost not shrinking fast enough

That Leehamnews article requires a subscription to view, I hope they update it in the coming days and give a renewed estimate of their view. (without subscription) https://leehamnews.com/2017/07/20/boeing-787-payback-gap-widens/ Although, it's hard to tell where they got their $30bn deferred product...

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by mffoda
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded
Replies: 168
Views: 33775

Re: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded

Haven't followed this recently, but are orders for the P&W engines down compared to say 1 or 2 years ago? Do we see an effect on orders because of this debacle? For what its worth I think there is. (studiously avoiding the fanboy stuff.....) The NEO has, for want of a better expression, had &qu...

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by mffoda
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded
Replies: 168
Views: 33775

Re: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded

Speaking of drawing random conclusions.... Leehamnews has input on the topic. :spin: https://leehamnews.com/2017/07/12/is-norwegian-in-trouble/#more-24109 It is interesting that apparently Norwegian can't find anyone who wants to lease a PW equipped A320neo this year. They will have 3 that no one w...

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by mffoda
Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded
Replies: 168
Views: 33775

Re: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded

Boeing has delivered six B737 MAX 8 (two to Norwegian and four to Lion/Malindo/Batik) but only one aircraft - 9M-LRC - is flying revenue flights according to FR24. Engine trouble for the LEAP as well? They're probably still peeling the plastic covers off the seats, and showing the crews the inside ...

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by mffoda
Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2024
Views: 176508

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

747classic wrote:
According several sources : the wrapped up UPS 747-8F, N607UP, LN1542 was rolled into Paint hangar 45-04 for a media event later this week


Remember who called it first...

mffoda wrote:
Clearly UPS... What can brown do for you! :biggrin:

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by mffoda
Wed Jul 12, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded
Replies: 168
Views: 33775

Re: 16 out of 55 PW A320neo grounded

https://leehamnews.com/2017/07/12/is-no ... more-24109
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Speaking of drawing random conclusions.... Leehamnews has input on the topic. :spin:

https://leehamnews.com/2017/07/12/is-no ... more-24109

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by mffoda
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18
Replies: 2024
Views: 176508

Re: Official 747-8 Flight Tracking/Production Part 18

Clearly UPS... What can brown do for you! :biggrin:

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by mffoda
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-130 down in Mississippi...
Replies: 2
Views: 1617

KC-130 down in Mississippi...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/officials-mi ... 36104.html
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Just saw this.... Sad news

"Military plane crashes in Mississippi; at least 5 dead"

https://www.yahoo.com/news/officials-mi ... 36104.html

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by mffoda
Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 421
Views: 107277

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/07 ... oeing.html
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From NYT...

Boeing Selected for $294 Million Deal With Algeria's Tassel Airlines (3 x 737-800's)

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/07 ... oeing.html

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by mffoda
Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2548
Views: 185218

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

Now that I agree with and BA may decide to get them. They will also have a large A350 fleet by then so it will not be integration of a different type (as it would in IB if they went for the 777x) Hence the non sequtur 18x A350-1000s isn't my definition of a large fleet compared to a fleet of severa...

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by mffoda
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing
Replies: 182
Views: 51039

Re: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing

Defence minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert of the Netherlands, Defence minister Ursula von der Leyen of Germany, Secretary of State for Defense Francine Closener of Luxembourg and Defence minister Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide of Norway at signing Cool pic... But Better pic! :biggrin: (from Wikimedia)...

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by mffoda
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China buys 100 A320s, 40 A350s
Replies: 65
Views: 12123

Re: China buys 100 A320s, 40 A350s

Which engines for the A320s? https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-china-idUSKBN19Q1A1 Which tells me nothing other than some CEOs and some NEOs.... :hissyfit: Lightsaber[/quote] Well there was this in said piece: "Enders said he expected up to 50 percent of the A320 family planes would co...

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by mffoda
Sat Jul 01, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing '797' doesn't exist yet. One airline already says it wants it first
Replies: 68
Views: 18576

Re: Boeing '797' doesn't exist yet. One airline already says it wants it first

scotron11 wrote:
Surprised seeing as all the carriers that were "suckered" into the 787 that never delivered EIS.


Perhaps you can remind everyone how long the A350 program took to get to market... What was the difference?

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by mffoda
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 125 737-8MAX order to Undisclosed Customer.
Replies: 117
Views: 28753

Re: Boeing 125 737-8MAX order to Undisclosed Customer.

:spin: :spin: Who the hell do you think you are CX747? Spreading financial realities into a aviation enthusiast website!

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by mffoda
Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially launches 737 MAX 10
Replies: 362
Views: 52915

Re: Boeing officially launches 737 MAX 10

FG has this piece regarding a possible order from Ryanair: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ryanair-could-be-tempted-by-max-10-at-right-price-438805/ "Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary is "very tempted" to order the Boeing 737 Max 10, but only when the "price is r...

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by mffoda
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 87870

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

At the end of the day... The only thing that matters here is that Boeing started the month with 3,697 Max's on order. (2 deliveries from 3699 backlog) After the PAS, that backlog will reach more than 4,250 Max's in the backlog when all orders/commitments are finalized. NOT counting options or swaps....

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by mffoda
Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX cabin noise levels?
Replies: 36
Views: 7371

Re: B737MAX cabin noise levels?

http://aeroturbopower.blogspot.com
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While not exactly what you are looking for... the Aeroturbopower blog site has a couple of pieces on the outside noise differences.

http://aeroturbopower.blogspot.com

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by mffoda
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 87870

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

Hey qf789 are you doing a end of 4th day total? :crossfingers:

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by mffoda
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 175147

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

FG has some comments from TC regarding the A380 plus... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-emirates-seeks-clarity-ahead-of-any-a380plus-438650/ Couple of comments: Clark, who has no interest in the cabin densification package Airbus has proposed, says he is not ready to commit to more ...

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by mffoda
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X ditches European expansions plans
Replies: 55
Views: 8569

Re: AirAsia X ditches European expansions plans

Doesn't look good for those 66 A330neo's order... :spin:

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by mffoda
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Aseman Airlines signs contract for 60 Boeing 737 Max
Replies: 33
Views: 7069

Re: Iran Aseman Airlines signs contract for 60 Boeing 737 Max

Here's source using the word Contract... https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/06/10/business/10reuters-iran-aseman-boeing.html ""I am very pleased that after a year of negotiation with Boeing, the contract to buy 30 Boeing 737s was signed today," Aseman CEO Hossein Alaei was quoted as...

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by mffoda
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1700
Views: 263591

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

Has anyone seen this piece from Air Cargo World? http://aircargoworld.com/rumors-swirl-about-amazon-acquiring-more-freighters/ "Have you heard the latest out of Amazon? In the last couple of days Air Cargo World and our sister publication Cargo Facts have received word from two separate sources...

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by mffoda
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing defines 737 MAX 10
Replies: 678
Views: 110066

Re: Boeing defines 737-10MAX

It seems Leeham did not check with Air Lease Corp. regarding his assessment of the 737-10MAX... From Leeham: "Based on public information and LNC’s own market intelligence, market reaction to the MAX 10 is tepid at best. Lessors we’ve talked with have zero interest in ordering the airplane. &qu...

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by mffoda
Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?
Replies: 541
Views: 49746

Re: Airbus A380 MidLife Upgrade, 2021?

As our friend "lightsaber" has twice so patiently pointed out, there is NO new engine available for A380neo in the timeframe that has been stated upthread. There is no RR Advance engine in development for this aircraft. Simple fact... As lightsaber and others have rightly stated, the devel...

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by mffoda
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air and Boeing announcing agreement to order 50 Boeing 737's and 30 Boeing 777's
Replies: 210
Views: 43408

Re: Iran Air and Boeing announcing agreement to order 50 Boeing 737's and 30 Boeing 777's

Well Airbus has the same movie tickets?? 50% US content...

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by mffoda
Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India Reassessing Global Tanker Tender
Replies: 41
Views: 3959

Re: India Reassessing Global Tanker Tender

IMO, the A330 MRTT is certainly out of the next tanker competition... Based on both Airbus' / the French Gov. recent press statements. This is likely a KC-46A win, or possible Il-78 win... The KC-46A should have the edge based on India's recent Boeing buying trends (C-17A, P-8I, AH-64 and CH-47). Bu...

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by mffoda
Wed Jun 08, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 470
Views: 66296

RE: A400M Update Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i> Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 12): <a hre...

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by mffoda
Tue May 17, 2016 3:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 470
Views: 66296

RE: A400M Update

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zeke" class="quote" target="_blank">zeke</a> (<a href="#193" class="quote">Reply 193</a>):<br/><i>and was classified as a determined a Class A m...

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