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by SQ22
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales
Replies: 23
Views: 370

Re: Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales

I agree with the problem and disagree with the solution. The solution is to heavily disincentivize the bad behavior - possibly by harsh penalties/temporary bans on travel and/or arrests. The 99% of people who aren't drunken fools shouldn't be punished. Valid point to base the decision on the indivi...

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by SQ22
Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales
Replies: 23
Views: 370

Re: Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales

Well sometimes you won't realize your neighbour is drunken until the plane is in the air, so I think a ban would be a better decision, but if they are already drunken during boarding I fully agree.

Anyway I cannot imagine that the duty free stores would like that.

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by SQ22
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian Cargo adds maiden A330F
Replies: 11
Views: 1791

Re: Royal Jordanian Cargo adds maden A330F

We need to know upper main cargo floor loading to know if it is an upsize or not ! When A310F’s took over B707F’s in RJA fleet it was said A310F takes more cargo by volume, but B707F took more cargo by mass due to its more rigid main cargo floor structure. A330F lifts 65t payload, versus 39t on the...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE and Canada holds talk on aviation
Replies: 46
Views: 4776

Re: UAE and Canada holds talk on aviation

dubaiamman243 wrote:
http://www.emirates247.com/business/uae-canada-advancing-air-transport-collaboration-2017-08-11-1.657423


Thanks

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Flyadeal aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 1832

Re: First Flyadeal aircraft

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... -six-a320s
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Aircraft are leased A 320 CEO's. Maybe someone is in the know who is the lessor?

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... -six-a320s

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to become Eurowings (-like)?
Replies: 17
Views: 5209

Re: Brussels Airlines to become Eurowings (-like)?

But what's the difference between the business class and the Best option? The hard product is the same, and I expect that the soft product doesn't differ that much... There a lots of differences between EW BEST and BuinessClass. Best example, HAM-ZRH with LX BusinessClass and EW BEST with LX codesh...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAE and Canada holds talk on aviation
Replies: 46
Views: 4776

Re: UAE and Canada holds talk on aviation

Can you please provide not only your source, but also a link to the source?

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flightglobal opinion: Dreamliner break-even remains a moving target
Replies: 17
Views: 3609

Flightglobal opinion: Dreamliner break-even remains a moving target

I know it is a delicate topic, Flightglobal recently shared their opinion about the break even of the 787 programme. We recently had the discussion about an aricle from Leeham on the deferred cost which can be found here: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1368881&start=300 i...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK A330's
Replies: 20
Views: 3529

Re: TK A330's

Tkfan wrote:
Planesmart wrote:
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And as strfyr states, even simpler with PBTH.


What does that mean?
For the engines only or whole A/C??


Engines only.

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austrian Airlines fleet age - replacement?
Replies: 10
Views: 2423

Re: Austrian Airlines fleet age - replacement?

LH Group is operating A320`s which are much older than OS ones, so I do not see any issue here. LH's two oldest A320's still in operation were delivered in Oct 1989. OS ones are six years younger. About the long haul fleet I guess they will continue with their strategy to get more used frames for sh...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to become Eurowings (-like)?
Replies: 17
Views: 5209

Re: Brussels Airlines to become Eurowings (-like)?

ATW recently published an interview with SN CEO Bernard Gustin. Highlights: - SN Brand is here to stay for now - future steps depending on the market and the brand awareness in the market - SN is a top brand in Belgium and Africa, but wideley unknown everywhere else where they are figuting the compe...

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by SQ22
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela
Replies: 63
Views: 7001

Re: Rumour: COPA to withdraw from Venezuela

Please keep this thread on topic which is CM withdrawing from Venezuela and not political situation in Venezuela. This is the civil aviation forum and not the right place to talk about politics in general.

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by SQ22
Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?
Replies: 41
Views: 3300

Re: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?

Please continue your discussion here, there were no posts in the old thread for more than six month, hence we encourage you to open a new thread (what has been done in this case). The old thread has been locked in the meantime.

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by SQ22
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa post strong mid-year results
Replies: 20
Views: 4390

Re: Lufthansa post strong mid-year results

It always amazes me that Lufthansa were allowed by the EU to buy Austrian, Swiss and Brussels. It has given them an incredible concentration in some markets. You can easily say the same about IAG being allowed to buy BD and EI. Reason is they see Europe as a common market and with all the LCC's thi...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways replaces CEO, places order for 20 ATR42s
Replies: 74
Views: 10451

Re: Silver Airways replaces CEO, places order for 20 ATR42s

http://www.let.cz/clanek_295_vyvoj-l410-ng.html?lang=2
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georgiabill wrote:
Is LET 410 still being built? I know they were supposed to be developing a NG version of the LET-410 If so would it be an option for Silver or other airlines to consider?


Slightly off topic, but yes. Anyway it would be a bit small.

http://www.let.cz/clanek_295_vyvoj-l410-ng.html?lang=2

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta to temporarily wet-lease 4 767's to Virgin Atlantic
Replies: 69
Views: 21093

Re: Delta to lease 4 767's to Virgin Atlantic

tjerome wrote:
We are still looking for proof on this.


I have modified the thread title accordingly.

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways replaces CEO, places order for 20 ATR42s
Replies: 74
Views: 10451

Re: Silver Airways replaces CEO, places order for 20 ATR42s

Based on aircraft flight manuals, the ATR 42 will burn an average of 1,400 - 1,450 lbs per hour, with all segments included (Takeoff, Climb, Cruise, Descent). Not the manuals I use, and I fly the aircraft on a daily basis. Total fuel consumption is a bit lower than the figures in the manuals too. I...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa post strong mid-year results
Replies: 20
Views: 4390

Re: Lufthansa post strong mid-year results

Germany is a more global country with greater exposure to ME3. They do not have a domestic aviation market to mint money for them like the US carriers have. Well Germany certainly has some domestic aviation network, especilly for LH out of FRA & MUC. But they also face LCCs domestically. From w...

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by SQ22
Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order
Replies: 224
Views: 32600

Re: Leeham: LH shows indications to reduce 779 order

Thread turned into the usual B vs. A discussion and will be locked.

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by SQ22
Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Code Charlie bravo
Replies: 2
Views: 762

Re: Code Charlie bravo

Experts feel free to correct me, but I think: It is referring to Cumulonimbus clouds. The letters CB being the meteorological symbol for Cumulonimbus, and in the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) phonetic alphabet CB becomes Charlie Bravo. Source: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define...

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by SQ22
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO Calls Out PW on Engine Issues
Replies: 80
Views: 13439

Re: Airbus CEO Calls Out PW on Engine Issues

You have to wonder if IAE where RR did half of the engine with other specialised contractors would have been the right model here but P&W didnt want to share. Rumour. Presumably with IAE consent, and suggestion (demand) of Airbus, PW has a new helper working on the issues. I do not know the det...

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by SQ22
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH Update: A380 Hajj, expansion plans
Replies: 23
Views: 6660

Re: MH Update: A380 Hajj, expansion plans

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There was a thread on the A350 route planning not too long ago. In case you are interested:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1368991

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by SQ22
Sat Jul 29, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines revises A350 operations, alters European plans once again
Replies: 27
Views: 7970

Re: Malaysia Airlines revises A350 operations, alters European plans once again

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1369375
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There is a newer thread on MH's future plans.

Please continue your discussion there:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1369375

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by SQ22
Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines to become Eurowings (-like)?
Replies: 17
Views: 5209

Re: Brussels Airlines to become Eurowings (-like)?

The integration has started, so it seems! Eurowings takes over 4 Brussels Airlines flights, even the so-wanted Lufthansa business class option has been dropped on these flights. Eurowings to operate some Brussels Airlines flights from Berlin Tegel, without business class You should have mentioned w...

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by SQ22
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Re: UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies

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Topic is already being disucssed here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1368967

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by SQ22
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa considers a return to Manila
Replies: 7
Views: 2574

Re: Lufthansa considers a return to Manila

Is Manila a high yielding destination - comparable to HKG and SIN? MNL is largely a VFR and leisure destination although it has a fair share of high yields, but not even close to HKG, SIN or even KUL I would think. HKG is served 2x daily from FRA on CX and LH, and 1x daily from MUC by LH. SIN is se...

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by SQ22
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (2nd Half)
Replies: 33
Views: 2412

Re: Central American Aviation thread - 67

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Link to the previous thread:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1352883

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by SQ22
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 352
Views: 34963

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

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Purpose of the thread was to discuss several new routes planned by AI at once, now we are back to "normal" expansion and we can lock the thread.

Feel free to continue to discuss the latest route here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1368151

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by SQ22
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Moderator Bias in Locking Threads
Replies: 3
Views: 775

Re: Moderator Bias in Locking Threads

moderators@airliners.net and usually you can expect to get a reply much faster by the moderator who did lock it.
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May I ask you in case of such questions to write a mail to moderators@airliners.net and usually you can expect to get a reply much faster by the moderator who did lock it.

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by SQ22
Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2439
Views: 154008

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

As mentioned by some members, please keep this thread on topic, which is Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments. I fully agree that the thread sometimes touches other topics, but it went way off topic. Feel free to open new threads to continue to discuss some of the topics which were dis...

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by SQ22
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3278
Views: 1045988

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Rolls-Royce is increasing Trent XWB production to one daily. http://www.rolls-royce.com/media/press-releases/yr-2017/14-06-2017-rr-begins-production-of-trent-xwb-engines-at-dahlewitz-site.aspx It is also noteworthy in the article that Trent XWB engines are now manufactured in the plant in Dahlewitz...

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by SQ22
Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA upping the ante in Hawaii
Replies: 120
Views: 16316

Re: UA upping the ante in Hawaii

A year and a half ago I flew EWR-HNL-EWR on a 767-400 in BF, and it was a really, really nice flight. Between the decent meal, the IFE and flat bed, a very long flight seemed to just wiz by. I think it's smart when an airline "owns" something...and it is very true that UA has always been ...

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by SQ22
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lufthansa intercontinental routes
Replies: 135
Views: 28027

Re: New Lufthansa intercontinental routes

https://www.lh-taufnamen.de/
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I am just wondering if that means any changes about the already parked and to be parked A346's. Currently 6 are parked and a further 6 are scheduled to be parked.

Source: https://www.lh-taufnamen.de/

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by SQ22
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3278
Views: 1045988

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Rolls-Royce is increasing Trent XWB production to one daily. http://www.rolls-royce.com/media/press-releases/yr-2017/14-06-2017-rr-begins-production-of-trent-xwb-engines-at-dahlewitz-site.aspx It is also noteworthy in the article that Trent XWB engines are now manufactured in the plant in Dahlewitz...

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by SQ22
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did DL acquire the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 149
Views: 26250

Re: Why did DL acquire the A350 and A330 Neo?

Please keep out the V2500 vs JTD9 resp. MD90 vs. MD88 here, but feel free to open a new thread about it.

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by SQ22
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future LH Expansion
Replies: 77
Views: 16130

Future LH Expansion

To add dificulties to restart SCL, LATAM flies to FRA daily, covering that market since 1991. Yes via MAD and if you want to fly from FRA to MAD and are flexible you can get very cheap tickets in J on LA. This is a well known insider tip. Y tickets are below 100 Euros as well. I am wondering how ma...

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by SQ22
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to Texas?
Replies: 69
Views: 7753

Re: Norwegian to Texas?

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Please continue your discussion here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1364701

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by SQ22
Sun May 21, 2017 7:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Visiting the Ukrainian State Aviation Museum
Replies: 3
Views: 2162

Re: Visiting the Ukrainian State Aviation Museum

There is no need for disrespecting other users and personal attacks, please keep your emotions out.

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by SQ22
Sat May 20, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787
Replies: 56
Views: 13452

Re: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787

Please keep politics out of this thread.

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by SQ22
Fri May 19, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review
Replies: 41
Views: 7332

Re: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review

I understand that the A330's are off the cards for the foreseeable future. Any expansion over the North Atlantic will be done with A321NEO LR's. Rumor mill says the LRs aren't meeting expectations. Widebodies are getting the serious attention from B6 Maybe B6 has just a bit more advanced expectatio...

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by SQ22
Fri May 19, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-EU laptop ban abandoned; scrutiny increases over decision to leave ME ban in place
Replies: 58
Views: 6269

Re: US-EU laptop ban abandoned; scrutiny increases over decision to leave ME ban in place

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/new ... 42086.html
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Another source:

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/new ... 42086.html

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by SQ22
Fri May 19, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AV Industry: Expanding Ban On Laptops Would Cost Travelers $1 Billion
Replies: 54
Views: 3714

Re: AV Industry: Expanding Ban On Laptops Would Cost Travelers $1 Billion

www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f ... adfd783c63
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Please continue your discussion here:

www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f ... adfd783c63

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by SQ22
Fri May 19, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US reportedly considering banning electronics from UK and other European countries
Replies: 265
Views: 29294

Re: US reportedly considering banning electronics from UK and other European countries

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Please continue your discussion here:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1363537

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by SQ22
Tue May 16, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: From the ashes of Baltia: US Global
Replies: 1
Views: 323

Re: From the ashes of Baltia: US Global

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Already discussed here:

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by SQ22
Sat May 13, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 640
Views: 10665

Re: Brexit - EU position

I have cleaned this thread and I kindly ask you to stay on topic. I do know Brexit touches Northern Ireland, but I had the impression some post about it were going off topic. For sure we do not need to talk about nuclear missles here and please keep your emotions out when posting otherwise you can e...

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by SQ22
Thu May 11, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 3278
Views: 1045988

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Just as a sidenote, it is noteworthy, but we should not discuss it in detail here: There was a flightglobal article stating that the 9,700 nm figure "was always the intended performance capability for the type". They continued to say that the 8,700 nm figure came from SQ and based on the S...

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by SQ22
Wed May 10, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1633
Views: 161702

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

[As has already been much discussed in this thread, the problem is not with BBD. It's Pratt. The same problem with GTF production is also causing delays for the A320NEO. CFM is also causing delays for the A350. Plus, there's at least one A330NEO glider sitting around, waiting for engines from RR. T...

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by SQ22
Tue May 09, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Mobile to begin final assembly of the 1st US built A320 in Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 3274

Re: Airbus Mobile to being production of the 1st US built A320 in Mobile

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I am quite sure something will be the same as printed in the Herald Tribune.
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We had a recent thread about the online NYT Sunday magazine.

I recommend to have a look at the thread:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1362151

I am quite sure something will be the same as printed in the Herald Tribune.

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by SQ22
Mon May 08, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit cancellations and operational issues, May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 925

Re: Spirit cancellations and operational issues, May 2017

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Already discussed here:

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