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by queb
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 353
Views: 45591

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

You have no idea of what research was done, you are speculating. Business reporters don’t “guess” at facts. And your screename also shows a bias. Did you read the Bloomberg report? I guess no... Moody’s analyst Jonathan Root said in a report Friday, citing estimates by appraisers and price breaks t...

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by queb
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 353
Views: 45591

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

Per JetBlue PR http://blueir.investproductions.com/investor-relations/press-releases/2018/07-10-2018-211604881 If true....wow. I do think there's some marketing speak here. It’s believable. Remember it is fuel burn per seat . The A220-300 has newer more fuel efficient engines than the E190 E1 and w...

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by queb
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 353
Views: 45591

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

Per JetBlue PR The aircraft’s advanced aerodynamics combined with a specially designed Pratt & Whitney engine help the aircraft deliver approximately 40 percent lower fuel burn per seat than JetBlue’s current E190 fleet http://blueir.investproductions.com/investor-relations/press-releases/2018/0...

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by queb
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 353
Views: 45591

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

With A220-300, I could see JFK/BOS/FLL-SNA/BUR JFK/BOS-EYW Would A220-100 work with HPN-LAX/SFO? More importantly, they can finally do red-eyes flights with something other than A320s. A220-300 will be a boon in the secondary transcon market. I don't think JFK/BOS-EYW will work on the -300. Don't k...

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by queb
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 353
Views: 45591

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

Block wrote:
The Question is whether the A220 will become etops certified. Or is it already?


ETOPS 120 flight test are done, Certification in the coming weeks.

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by queb
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 353
Views: 45591

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

delivery schedule. All a/c made in USA.

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by queb
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Gulfstream to launch re-engined G650 before year end
Replies: 20
Views: 4511

Re: Rumor: Gulfstream to launch re-engined G650 before year end

waly777 wrote:
Wow, the G650er is barely a few years old! What's most impressive is the really quick reaction time from gulfstream.


But more than 300 frames delivered

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by queb
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Gulfstream to launch re-engined G650 before year end
Replies: 20
Views: 4511

Rumor: Gulfstream to launch re-engined G650 before year end

https://www.wingsoverquebec.com/?p=7395
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New engine should be the Pearl 18, actually in development under code name Rb3043.

https://www.wingsoverquebec.com/?p=7395

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by queb
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation: Farnborough 2018 Launch of CSeries Large Regional Family
Replies: 21
Views: 3687

Re: Farnborough 2018 Launch of CSeries Large Regional Family

How can they launch a program / family that already exist? I think you mean that they will launch a renewed sales campaign with a couple of orders, but that's something different then how formulate it. Ps, I think they should rename the 2 versions C300 for the CS300 and C310 for the CS100, keeping ...

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by queb
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing Partnership confirmed
Replies: 662
Views: 75054

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

This will bring Boeing back into the bizjet market and Embraer further into the .mil market. I would have rather seen Northrop/Lockheed partner with Embraer. It would have created another well capitalized civil av group. As the article says: the Business Jet market is excluded from the deal. Flyglo...

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by queb
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ got a shot in the arm. What now for the CRJ1000
Replies: 25
Views: 6467

Re: CRJ got a shot in the arm. What now for the CRJ1000

What is the future of the sub-75 seat (50 seat) regional jet, to replace the CRJ100/200 and ERJ140/145 size of aircraft? What is in production now? I'm admittedly not too familiar with this type, so I'm wondering what now fills the void between prop jet and 75-100 seat regional jet. ATR-42 is the o...

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by queb
Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ got a shot in the arm. What now for the CRJ1000
Replies: 25
Views: 6467

Re: CRJ got a shot in the arm. What now for the CRJ1000

Heard the Q400 will be the next to receive the Atmosphere cabin. Not sure for the CRJ1000

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by queb
Mon May 28, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500
Replies: 47
Views: 7394

Re: Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500

I suspect it’s a refinement of the BR725 presently only on the G650. Add in wing refinements, the extra climb thrust FBW technology from the G7000 and you have a 500-700 nm range increase easily. Should be a great competitor to the new GLF models. GF No, it's a new engine family based on Advance 2 ...

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by queb
Mon May 28, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500
Replies: 47
Views: 7394

Re: Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
It doesn’t look like the G7000 windows, so I’m guessing it’s the current G6000 fuselag3 refreshed.

GF


Right, the Global 6500 prototype at Ebace is a modified Global 6000.

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by queb
Tue May 15, 2018 11:08 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: 10046

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

strfyr51 wrote:
downdata wrote:
The EU is not Canada, they have more than enough trade firepower to retaliate...

And do What Exactly?? Not fly to the USA?


Like applying tariffs on 787 sold to European airlines

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by queb
Thu May 03, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wants to Sell Downsview Airport Land
Replies: 45
Views: 5423

Re: Bombardier sells Downsview Production plant

northstardc4m wrote:
queb wrote:
In fact, only the site has been sold, the plant will be relocated at Pearson Airport.


Again only the Global Business jets are being moved to Pearson, not the Q400... they have not stated where the Q400 line will be moved to.


Yes but the production plant has not been sold.

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by queb
Thu May 03, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wants to Sell Downsview Airport Land
Replies: 45
Views: 5423

Re: Bombardier sells Downsview Production plant

In fact, only the site has been sold, the plant will be relocated at Pearson Airport.

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by queb
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cessna Hemisphere on hold waiting to see how the Silvercrest plays out
Replies: 2
Views: 528

Cessna Hemisphere on hold waiting to see how the Silvercrest plays out

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2018-04-18/textron-aviation-suspends-citation-hemisphere-program Citing ongoing problems with Safran's Silvercrest engine, Textron Aviation has suspended work on its large-cabin Cessna Citation Hemisphere business jet. Textron chairman and CE...

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by queb
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q400 vs Embraer 175-E2: Death of The Quiet One?
Replies: 29
Views: 6225

Re: Q400 vs Embraer 175-E2: Death of The Quiet One?

Anyway, the E175-E2 at this time is an orphan airplane and this is not gonna change anytime soon.

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by queb
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Global 7000 range better than expected at 7700 nm
Replies: 27
Views: 4135

Re: Global 7000 range better than expected at 7700 nm

Good news the Global 7000 is turning out to be beter than expected. Possibly developing the shortened 8000 isn't required anymore. Or it's range could increase as well to over 8200NM. Didn't Bombardier try to improve the Learjet with the Learjet 85, that turned out disastrous. AFAIK the Challengers...

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by queb
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Global 7000 range better than expected at 7700 nm
Replies: 27
Views: 4135

Global 7000 range better than expected at 7700 nm

https://www.bombardier.com/en/media/new ... ercom.html
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Bombardier announces extended range of 7,700 (from 7400 nm) nautical miles for Global 7000 aircraft. First delivery still planned during the second half of 2018.

https://www.bombardier.com/en/media/new ... ercom.html

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by queb
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 393
Views: 45915

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

not true, the main advantage to modernize instead of clean-sheet design is to keep the same type certificate... https://sistemas.anac.gov.br/certificac ... 13-23i.pdf Maybe something related to semantics ??? the question was if E1 and E2 share the same type certification, the answer is yes. The E1 ...

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by queb
Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018
Replies: 393
Views: 45915

Re: Embraer E2 Flight Testing And Production Thread - 2018

Does the E2 share type certification with the E1? No, it does not. It is a new certification. Please refer to post #63: "Now it´s oficial: Source: https://embraer.com/global/en/news#/714 ... a-and-easa https://embraer.com/global/en/news#/7147-embraer-e190-e2-granted-certification-by-anac-faa-a...

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by queb
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Saab threatens to walk away from Gripen deal if Boeing acquires Embraer
Replies: 19
Views: 2907

Re: Saab threatens to walk away from Gripen deal if Boeing acquires Embraer

And don't forget that Embraer/Saab deal allows Embraer to exclusively sell the Gripen NG in South America and some Asian and African countries.

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by queb
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-700ER LCY-JFK
Replies: 22
Views: 6557

Re: 737-700ER LCY-JFK

aemoreira1981 wrote:
That said, why has BA never tried an Embraer Lineage 1000 or an E190 with the Lineage fuel capacity? It's a variant of the Embraer 190 and could be flown with CityFlyer crews.


the E190 is already fuel limited at LCY (about 800 nm max range), so have more fuel tanks is useless.

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by queb
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus orders 25 additional A321neo aircraft
Replies: 6
Views: 2605

Re: Pegasus orders 25 additional A321neo aircraft

Another win of the A321neo over the 737-9/-10

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by queb
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dassault ends Falcon 5X jet program with Safran, turns to Pratt & Whitney for new project
Replies: 21
Views: 4608

Re: Dassault ends Falcon 5X jet program with Safran, turns to Pratt & Whitney

the PW812 is already in ground test phase at Mississauga facility.

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by queb
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Canada may cancel F18 deal
Replies: 227
Views: 24940

Re: Canada may cancel F18 deal

After the 18 Super Hornet cancellation, Boeing chances to win the fleet replacement bid are very low: http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/news-template-standard.page?doc=competitive-process-to-replace-rcaf-s-fighter-aircraft-launched/jafhm599 Through this competition, the Government of Canada will e...

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KarelXWB wrote:
Bombardier has signed an order for two new Q400 turboprops with Nordic Aviation Capital:

http://newsroom.aviator.aero/bombardier ... n-capital/


An existing order already in the backlog

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by queb
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2
Replies: 154
Views: 65452

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2

Here's the breakdown of aircraft between airlines -Frontier: 100 A320neo, 34 A321neo -JetSMART: 56 A320neo, 14 A321neo -Volaris: 46 A320neo, 34 A321neo -Wizzair: 72 A320neo, 74 A321neo https://twitter.com/RAeSTimR/status/930696421791191040 Wizz Air is this in addition to the 110 A321 Neo or its a r...

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by queb
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 179524

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

From 2023, C-Series will be 100% Airbus owned. Who told you that? Jon Ostrower said so in a tweet: "The fine print on the deal is that by 2023 Airbus will buy out the remaining Bombardier and Quebec C Series shares." https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/920086386899763200 2023 is for th...

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by queb
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 179524

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Statement from Boeing legal just claimed the tariffs have to be satisfied whether the jet are assembled in the US or not. Yes, that's an interesting claim, but that's all it is. They are suggesting that parts imported for C Series assembled in the US will be subject to the tariff, from what I gathe...

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by queb
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 179524

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

The Quebec government still owns 20%. And Bombardier another 30%. How exactly do they move production just like that? That's not happening. Production for the US market will move to Mobile, exactly as stated in the Press. And the rest of the world will stay in Montreal. Down the road, I can see som...

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by queb
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential of a Boeing+Embraer j/v?
Replies: 37
Views: 4946

Re: Potential of a Boeing+Embraer j/v?

While possible, Embraer just doesn't offer the same as Bombardier does. The C-series slots perfectly into the Airbus or Boeing portfolio as A319/73G and A320/738 replacements. The E-jet is just a tad too small for that. Replacing the 73G with the E195-E2 is just a stretch too far IMO. Embraer can h...

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by queb
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 179524

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

A lot of people are missing the obvious... A CS500 doesn't "compete" with the A320 series, if they're made by the same company, it just broadens Airbus' appeal to customers. An airline that would've spent their money on the CS500 at BBD will now give the same money to Airbus if they want ...

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by queb
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 179524

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

The end of BBD's attempts to compete with Boeing and Airbus, but the events of the last 5 years have shown that they weren't capable of doing this. And with the financial problems affecting the whole company (the rail business is under pressure too) the lack of financial security of its parent must...

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by queb
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs
Replies: 136
Views: 21186

Re: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs

MD80MKE wrote:
And a production line for C Series in Mobile, Alabama!


Good job Boeing...

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by queb
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 96281

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Calm down, it's an interim ruling pending final judgment from the USITC in February 2018, no Cseries will be delivered in US by then.

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by queb
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 102430

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

An international trade specialist view: https://www.forbes.com/sites/danikenson/2017/07/12/america-first-ethos-emboldens-boeing-to-battle-bombardier-benefiting-white-collar-washington/ Similarly, by seeking duties on aircraft that Delta wants to purchase from Bombardier, Boeing’s actions will raise ...

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by queb
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat leases 10 A321neoLRs
Replies: 39
Views: 9405

Re: Air Transat leases 10 A321neoLRs

The image shows the high-density version... perhaps if two-class 200 seats doesn't work, they can easily reconfigure to one-class 230-240 seats. I don't think there's enough space in the A321LR cargo hold for 230-240 pax luggages, unless you can remove ACT. I think it's a sign that Transat 737-800'...

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by queb
Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger
Replies: 49
Views: 5966

Re: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger

KarelXWB wrote:
How did they develop the first turboprop?


At that time, development cost and certification rules were way more affordable.

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by queb
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger
Replies: 49
Views: 5966

Re: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger

ATR, a company with a turnover of 1.8 billion dollars last year, can't afford a $3-4 billions (it could be 5 billions per Leeham News) clean-sheet turboprop and never will. For Airbus, putting that money on a $25 million aircraft built at a low rate (for them) will never generate an interesting ROI...

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by queb
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger
Replies: 49
Views: 5966

Re: ATR confident in the value of thinking a little bigger

ATR, a company with a turnover of 1.8 billion dollars last year, can't afford a $3-4 billions (it could be 5 billions per Leeham News) clean-sheet turboprop and never will. For Airbus, putting that money on a $25 million aircraft built at a low rate (for them) will never generate an interesting ROI,...

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by queb
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 102430

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Bombardier can sale it plane in the US at cost are above. Just like any foreign company that meets the requirements for doing so. That seem overly fair but some seem to think the inability to sell planes bellow cost is need to compete. Boeing sells 787 and 747-8 below cost anywhere in the world sin...

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by queb
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 246442

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

One of the reasons why the CSeries fleet has fewer engine problems than A320neo (with GTF engine): Engineering trades Bombardier made early in the program included a change in the design of the pylon to allow the attachment point with the engine to move forward to accommodate the large size and weig...

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by queb
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 246442

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

Even with updated specifications (last year), Swiss and AirBaltic CS fleet fuel burn is still lower than expected. https://airinsight.com/?p=17380 Both carriers report that the fuel burn for the aircraft is lower than anticipated. With consistent results across a larger fleet, Bombardier is now in t...

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by queb
Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Qatar F-15 Sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3000

Re: Qatar F-15 Sale

TheF15Ace wrote:
In this case it's not only the US though. Qatar also has Dassault Rafales on order.


Did you heard France complaining about Qatar terrorism financing ?

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by queb
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of 50 seat RJs
Replies: 104
Views: 8968

Re: The Future of the CRJ

Amiga500 wrote:
Not sure how much heavier the passport engine is


CF34-8C5 = 2'780 lbs
Passport 20-17BB1A = 4'550 lbs
PW814 = 3'135 lbs

Anyway, the Passport has too much thrust for the CRJ (16'800 lbs vs 13'300 lbs for the CF34-8C5)

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by queb
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?
Replies: 16
Views: 3247

Re: Why are E170/175 windows misaligned?

queb wrote:
ikramerica wrote:
It's one window per row.


or one window between each two frames (which have 20 inches between each other)

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