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by KarelXWB
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 283
Views: 61095

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Aerial view of the second MAX 9 in Lion Air colors:

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Boeing 737 MAX 9 Lion Air N739EX LN6308 by Huy Do, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 1742
Views: 143862

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

LN 19 (Air Tanzania) with missing engines has been towed to te flight line:

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5H- Air Tanzania Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 35508 / LN 19 by Woodys Aeroimages, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fly the 737 MAX first?
Replies: 23
Views: 2669

Re: Who will fly the 737 MAX first?

UA444 wrote:
Southwest


Not even close. Southwest won't put the MAX into service until October, Norwegian and Malindo Air will be first in May.

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by KarelXWB
Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1075
Views: 143984

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

Another Air China delivered:

Airbus A330 -343 1786 B-8689 Air China delivery 29apr17 TLS-TSN ex F-WWYE

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by KarelXWB
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1517
Views: 114322

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

Swiss' first CS300 made its first flight yesterday.

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by KarelXWB
Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Ends MEL-DXB-LHR in Favor of MEL-PER-LHR, EK Upgrades to A380
Replies: 87
Views: 13125

Re: QF Ends MEL-DXB-LHR in Favor of MEL-PER-LHR, EK Upgrades to A380

ZK-NBT wrote:
People in MEL now have a same plane service to LHR via PER.


I'm not fully understanding. Didn't people in MEL had the same plane service to LHR via DXB? According to FR24, the QF9 flight is the same airplane. Is the service different once the plane lands in DXB?

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by KarelXWB
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Ends MEL-DXB-LHR in Favor of MEL-PER-LHR, EK Upgrades to A380
Replies: 87
Views: 13125

Re: QF Ends MEL-DXB-LHR in Favor of MEL-PER-LHR, EK Upgrades to A380

ZK-NBT wrote:
What do you mean, it's a same plane LHR-PER-MEL-LAX. No way a 789 can do MEL-LHR Non stop if you mean that direct.


I mean, MEL-DXB-LHR too is the same plane, what is the benefit for people traveling from/to MEL? Somehow I thought there would be no stopovers anymore.

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by KarelXWB
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF Ends MEL-DXB-LHR in Favor of MEL-PER-LHR, EK Upgrades to A380
Replies: 87
Views: 13125

Re: QF Ends MEL-DXB-LHR in Favor of MEL-PER-LHR, EK Upgrades to A380

The end of the Kangaroo Route was expected, I'm surprised though Qantas didn't put the 787 on MEL-LHR directly, axing the stopover point.

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by KarelXWB
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF announces fares & schedules for PER-LHR
Replies: 48
Views: 9436

Re: QF announces fares & schedules for PER-LHR

Will the 789 take any sort of payload restrictions on this route? Or will it be able to fly a full load of pax both ways? Block time is only 10 minutes longer UA SFO-SIN so that implies similar fuel loads required. Depending on time of the year and winds, UA sometimes flies with no blocked seats, a...

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by KarelXWB
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF announces fares & schedules for PER-LHR
Replies: 48
Views: 9436

Re: QF announces fares & schedules for PER-LHR

I'm surprised nobody mentioned the fares: Fares will start from $2270 for a return economy fare, $4250 for premium economy and $9725 for business class, though Qantas said sale fares would likely be less than $2000. http://www.traveller.com.au/qantas-perth-to-london-nonstop-flights-on-sale-prices-fr...

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by KarelXWB
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 9980

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2017

TC-LNB returned from storage.

Airbus A330 -223 939 TC-LNB Turkish Airlines ferried 27apr17 AYT-IST after storage ex D-ALAB


TC-LOG (ex-Skymark) joined the fleet.

Airbus A330 -343 1651 TC-LOG Turkish Airlines delivery 25apr17 ZRH-IST ex EI-FMI

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by KarelXWB
Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN 116 SQ #15 emerged from Station 20, though I'm not sure if the cabin is fully finished. It doesn't look like it was towed to the flight line.

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Msn116 F-WZGR 28/4/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1075
Views: 143984

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

Yep, together with another A330 for Tibet Airlines:

Airbus A330 -302 1783 N831NW Delta Air Lines for delivery 29apr17 TLS-MSP ex F-WWKA


Airbus A330 -243 1785 B-8951 Tibet Airlines delivery 28apr17 TLS-LXA ex F-WWKU

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by KarelXWB
Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN 107 has emerged from paint and is back on the flight line.

As for MSN 103:

Airbus A350 -941 103 ET-AUA Ethiopian Airlines delivery 28apr17 TLS-ADD ex F-WZFZ

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by KarelXWB
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa might change Long-Haul order
Replies: 121
Views: 26332

Re: Lufthansa might change Long-Haul order

MaxiAir wrote:
You won't see 747's and A380's in Munich, thats for sure. The 779 would destroy the all Airbus base in Munich, but is an option. The most logical option would be some A35Ks imho.


Well LH do have A350-1000 conversion rights and never ruled out the larger A350 model.

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by KarelXWB
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1307
Views: 110362

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

MSN 197 QR #8 has been towed to the delivery centre.

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Msn197 F-WWAS 27/4/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MD80MKE wrote:
MSN 111 (TG #4) just finished its RTO.


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RTO msn111 F-WZGA 27/4/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa might change Long-Haul order
Replies: 121
Views: 26332

Re: Lufthansa might change Long-Haul order

But the A350 has fewer Business and no First class seats. You really need an A35K to fully replace the A346, an A359 is a down- or right-sizing movement. Lufthansa is moving away from First Class. They even announced that the 777-9 will not get the First Class product. Hence the A350-900 can replac...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern buys 20 A350s
Replies: 25
Views: 6062

Re: China Southern buys 20 A350s

That is exactly my 1st thought when I saw the header. If so, that would leave UA with 15 to go. Everything is possible, though in most deferral situations production slots are axed/swapped without the need to reduce the entire order. United's first 2 slots have been canceled, while the next 3 have ...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 1851
Views: 155260

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

Close-up of the NEO artwork on the easyJet A320neo:

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1st Airbus A320 Neo Easyjet G-UZHA by Jujug Spotting, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN 109 CX second & ferry flight to XFW today.

Word is on the street that a total of 7 A350s will be painted in XFW this year.

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Ferry flight (XFW) msn109 F-WZGF 26/4/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa might change Long-Haul order
Replies: 121
Views: 26332

Re: Lufthansa might change Long-Haul order

chiki wrote:
777-9 is there to stay


Of course. Talk is about reducing the 777X order, not canceling.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFKLM narrowbody fleet renewal
Replies: 30
Views: 4001

Re: AFKLM narrowbody fleet renewal

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 20-432952/
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n5u wrote:
Klm has already said that they want a all Boeing main line fleet. 737's,787's,777's replacing the 747;s.


KLM recently confirmed the arrival of the A350 in 2020.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 20-432952/

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 124
Views: 28993

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

https://twitter.com/R_Wall/status/857192719915114496
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Delivery schedule:

China Southern announces contract for 20 Airbus A350-900s. 6 deliveries in 2019, 6 in 2020, 4 in 2021, 4 in 2022


https://twitter.com/R_Wall/status/857192719915114496

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1
Replies: 142
Views: 26084

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1

Well the article claims aircraft 8 is the first MRJ70.

Aircraft eight is the first MRJ70 variant to be assembled, but visiting media did not have a close view of the aircraft.


Perhaps FTA-8 is not aircraft 8?

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 124
Views: 28993

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Bloomberg confirms the news. China Southern Airlines Co. said it plans to buy 20 widebody aircraft from Airbus SE in a deal worth about $6 billion, according to a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange Wednesday. The Guangzhou-based company said it will acquire the A350-900 jets, each with a list pr...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates introduces second daily A380 to Madrid
Replies: 16
Views: 3831

Emirates introduces second daily A380 to Madrid

EK143/144 will be upgraded to A380 and a second daily service will be introduced. Emirates today announced that all of its flights to Spain will be operated by the iconic A380. In addition to the existing double daily A380 service to Barcelona, the airline will operate a double daily A380 service to...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN 109 is clearly heading to XFW.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1
Replies: 142
Views: 26084

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... io-436558/

Due to the latest delays, at least 2 additional test aircraft will be needed.
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Flightglobal visited the MRJ assembly line and published photos of FTA-5, FTA-6, FTA-7 and FTA-8 (first MRJ70):

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... io-436558/

Due to the latest delays, at least 2 additional test aircraft will be needed.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A340-600
Replies: 10
Views: 3456

Re: IB A340-600

pabloeing wrote:
The A359 is not the same that the A346 ....we will see a new order for IB with 2 options......A35K and B779


Lufthansa replaces its A346 fleet with A359 equipment. Nothing would prevent IB from making a similar move.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFKLM narrowbody fleet renewal
Replies: 30
Views: 4001

Re: AFKLM narrowbody fleet renewal

I can see a split order with A320s for AF and 737s for KLM.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing
Replies: 132
Views: 41880

Re: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing

http://www.defens-aero.com/2017/04/phot ... ivree.html
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A render of of the French Air Force MRTT livery:

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http://www.defens-aero.com/2017/04/phot ... ivree.html

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TransAsia Airways sells A321, A330 fleets
Replies: 1
Views: 785

TransAsia Airways sells A321, A330 fleets

Bankrupt TransAsia Airways has found a buyer for its A321/A330 fleets: In a statement to Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) this week, the defunct carrier said that following a tender issued earlier this year, it had received multiple bids from various interested parties. However, at the time of sal...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery
Replies: 1249
Views: 47402

Re: KC-46 Production, Testing And Delivery

A peek inside the EMC: 1) LN 1092 https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4173/34208929816_f2794e2ed6_z.jpg 16-46006 (N884BA) USAF Boeing KC-46A Pegasus (767-2LKC) (VH006) - C/N 41983 / LN 1092 by Woodys Aeroimages , on Flickr 2) LN 1104 https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4181/34208930526_b9b9600f4f_z.jpg 16-46010...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1075
Views: 143984

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

audidudi wrote:
Is DL's last A333 242T, N831NW, due for delivery this month?


N831NW is currently parked at the delivery centre.

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Delivery Center 25/4/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Here's a better photo of MSN 111:

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Msn111 F-WZGA 25/4/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 9980

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2017

Looks like Borajet wants to restart in the future: Turkish regional carrier Borajet Airlines suspended operations April 23, citing maintenance issues, but said it plans to resume operations by the time the new Istanbul airport opens in 2018. http://atwonline.com/mro/turkish-regional-borajet-suspends...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Devilfish wrote:
Hmmn...a new 5J A330..... :scratchchin:


Cebu Pacific last year ordered 2 more A330s.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 283
Views: 61095

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Flight testing has just started, I presume first delivery will happen somewhere in 2018.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1075
Views: 143984

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

Airbus will put a new livery on the A330 based Beluga XL: http://www.airbus.com/newsevents/news-events-single/detail/design-decision-airbus-employees-put-a-smile-on-the-belugaxls-face/ With the first of five next-generation oversize cargo airlifters slated to enter service in 2019, Airbus asked its ...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://twitter.com/otafox1/status/856853100174430210
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Photo of the flight line taken several days ago, showing MSN 104 AY #9 and MSN 111 TG #4.

Aircraft at the front is MSN 103 ET #4 that is now parked at the delivery centre.

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https://twitter.com/otafox1/status/856853100174430210

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://fr24.com/AAR878D/d2e5c4c
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MSN 94 OZ #1 is flying home:

https://fr24.com/AAR878D/d2e5c4c

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 1851
Views: 155260

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

Another Air India delivered:

Airbus A320 -251N 7568 VT-EXG Air India delivery 25apr17 TLS-DEL ex F-WWDR

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RR Prepares T1000-TEN First Flight
Replies: 79
Views: 14293

Re: RR Prepares T1000-TEN First Flight

The other engine does not have the Trent 1000-TEN decals, they may be testing one side only.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group and the 787
Replies: 39
Views: 8216

Re: LH Group and the 787

ikolkyo wrote:
I'll wait for the Boeing charts. But it seems the aircraft is in desperate need of a higher weights.


That shouldn't a surprise. The 787-9 MZFW range is 5,500 nm; at the same MTOW it's obvious that the 787-10 will drop below 5,000 nm.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group and the 787
Replies: 39
Views: 8216

Re: LH Group and the 787

ikolkyo wrote:
Where are you getting your 787-10 info from? I'm interested in seeing the details.


There are several threads, like here and here.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17
Replies: 2419
Views: 739655

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

MSN 103 ET #4 is departing on its first CAF as well.

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