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by KarelXWB
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1
Replies: 224
Views: 46206

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1

Though the use of a 737 cockpit would not have resolved the current issues.

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by KarelXWB
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comac C919 Production And Delivery Thread
Replies: 320
Views: 39994

Re: Comac C919 Production And Delivery Thread

https://twitter.com/ChinaAvReview/statu ... 4269127681
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First flight test from Yanliang:

COMAC C919 just completed the first test flight after it relocated to Yanliang, China. A speical team from AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China) is leading the test flight.


https://twitter.com/ChinaAvReview/statu ... 4269127681

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by KarelXWB
Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 175 DL #6 has rolled out to the flight line.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: New BER airport unlikely to open before 2021
Replies: 29
Views: 3702

Report: New BER airport unlikely to open before 2021

New issues have popped up, making an opening before 2021 unliky. New tests at the infamous BER airport reveal systemic deficiencies, previously unknown, making an opening before 2021 unlikely. Article http://amp.tagesspiegel.de/berlin/neuer-rueckschlag-am-hauptstadtflughafen-geheimer-tuev-bericht-zu...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 744
Views: 206426

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

https://fr24.com/BOE376/f9c7883
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LOT's first 737 MAX is airborne on its maiden flight.

https://fr24.com/BOE376/f9c7883

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo may induct wide-bodied planes to fly overseas as Air India sale in slow lane
Replies: 11
Views: 1365

Re: IndiGo may induct wide-bodied planes to fly overseas as Air India sale in slow lane

Another option is the 270-seater A350-800


No it isn't. Sloppy journalism?

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Embraer E195-E2 takes shape
Replies: 81
Views: 10855

Re: First Embraer E195-E2 takes shape

Bump. Second E195-E2 has taken to the skies. See https://twitter.com/embraer/status/933417956746424320 Another #Embraer #E195E2 is airborne! The 2nd prototype performed its maiden flight last Saturday. We keep on schedule for its 1st delivery in 2019. Six #E2 aircraft are under tests now. Any clue w...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 744
Views: 206426

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

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Boeing just published a few photos of the first MAX 7 in final assembly.

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https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/sta ... 5100660737

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 159 MH #1 is online at the delivery centre.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 179 CI #11 emerged from cabin/engine fit and should move to paint.

This one may be delivered in late December.

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Msn179 22/11/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread
Replies: 718
Views: 205454

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

MSN 1844, the 3rd A330neo production frame, emerged from final assembly. Was supposed to be delivered to Air Berlin, rumor has it RwandAir will now take the airframe. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4579/37692032385_0dc3af6fd8_z.jpg F-WWCJ Airbus A330 NEO for defunct Air Berlin. Live spotting from To...

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

And MSN 98 JD #1 has moved to the engine test area.

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F-WZFR 1st A350 for Capital Airlines. Live spotting from Toulouse by @Eurospot, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

https://fr24.com/AIB05NG/f9bf5a9
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After a long period of silence, MSN 78 QR is getting ready for its 5th flight.

https://fr24.com/AIB05NG/f9bf5a9

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread
Replies: 718
Views: 205454

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

The second A330neo testbed, MSN 1813, has been handed over to the flight test centre.

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Flight test center by theo franchi, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 31
Views: 6928

Re: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification

LPSHobby wrote:
when will be delivered the first LATAM A35K ?


2019

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 31
Views: 6928

Re: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification

Slash787 wrote:
After Cathay, is it Etihad for A35K?


Virgin Atlantic followed by Etihad and British Airways.

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

https://fr24.com/AIB03FZ/f9b9611
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MSN 160 DL #4 is getting ready for its first CAF: https://fr24.com/AIB03FZ/f9b9611

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by KarelXWB
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337864

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

EasyJet #4 has been delivered.

Airbus A320 -251N 7802 G-UZHC easyJet deliver y 22nov17 XFW-LTN ex D-AVVJ

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 613
Views: 133508

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

https://twitter.com/gilleslaurent81/sta ... 6869987330
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iahcsr wrote:
Rather surprised there is a hanger large enough for a 380 at YYR.. unless it’s just the wing inside.


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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 613
Views: 133508

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

You are most probably correct, but it worries me that 50 days have elapsed and painfully slow progress is only being made at enormous cost & inconvenience. This is a FOUR engine a/c with a massive surplus of power when flying empty, that has already proved itself capable of flying on three engi...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

First visual proof of MSN 98 JD #1:

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F-WZFR Airbus A.359 Capital Airlines ( MSN98 ) by David, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 613
Views: 133508

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

https://twitter.com/gilleslaurent81/sta ... 6869987330
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The faulty engine has been removed.

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https://twitter.com/gilleslaurent81/sta ... 6869987330

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337864

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Third NEO delivery from TSN:

Airbus A320 -251N 7837 6670 HS-CBC Thai AirAsia delivery 21nov17 TSN-DMK ex B-000N

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1456
Views: 168603

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

MSN 232 has been pulled out of storage and is being prepared for its ferry flight to XFW.

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Msn232 F-WWAE 21/11/2017 by A380_TLS_A350, on Flickr

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 31
Views: 6928

Re: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification

Sooner787 wrote:
So after QATAR, who's next in line to receive their A35J's ?


Cathay Pacific.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 31
Views: 6928

Re: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA certification

Regarding performance goals: Alain de Zotti, A350 chief engineer, said all performance targets have been met or exceeded. Also, the aircraft has remained within its weight specification, unlike early versions of the A350-900. Ref http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-receives-a350-1000-...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 160 DL #4 has advanced to the delivery centre.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1274
Views: 213590

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

Thai Lion Air #1 has been delivered.

Airbus A330 -343 1820 HS-LAH Thai Lion Air delivery 21nov17 TLS-DMK, Batik Air tail cs ex F-WWCU

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification
Replies: 31
Views: 6928

Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA/FAA certification

The A350-1000 received joint EASA/FAA certification, paving the way for entry into service. Launch customer Qatar Airways is due to receive the first bigger version of the A350 before the end of the year. Type certificate data sheet: https://www.easa.europa.eu/system/files/dfu/TCDS_EASA%20_A_151_Air...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing
Replies: 185
Views: 51423

Re: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing

https://flic.kr/p/21ycehW
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MSN 1830, the first A330 to be converted for the OCCAR, on a test flight earlier this month:

https://flic.kr/p/21ycehW

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing
Replies: 185
Views: 51423

Re: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing

Lufthansa Technik has developed new cabin concepts for the A330 MRTT: a "governor" interior, a "rescue" interior, a "state" interior and a "trooper" interior. See https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/dubai-lufthansa-technik-announces-two-major-project-44...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2246
Views: 322418

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

Lufthansa Technik has secured its first 787 VIP customer. LHT will also announce at the show today that it has secured its first contract for a Boeing BBJ 787-8 cabin completion. The green airliner is scheduled for delivery in Hamburg during the second half of 2018, and will be handed over to its un...

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

MSN 88 should roll out before the end of the week. Let's see how quickly QR will accept their first A350-1000.

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337864

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Two more deliveries to India:

Airbus A320 -271N 7859 VT-WGM GoAir delivery 21nov17 XFW-DEL ex D-AXAZ


Airbus A320 -271N 7931 VT-IVC IndiGo Airlines delivery 21nov17 XFW-DEL ex D-AUBR

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1274
Views: 213590

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

And another one for Saudi:

Airbus A330 -343 1812 HZ-AQ29 Saudi Arabian Airlines delivery 21nov17 TLS-JED ex F-WWCE

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by KarelXWB
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

https://www.easa.europa.eu/system/files ... 1%2021.pdf
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As expected, the A350-1000 has been certified.

See https://www.easa.europa.eu/system/files ... 1%2021.pdf

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2246
Views: 322418

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/sta ... 2149482496
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The second Qantas 787-9 emerged from paint.

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https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/sta ... 2149482496

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

http://www.amedeo.aero/portfolio/
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In case someone is interested in the MTOW of Thai Airways' A350 fleet:

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http://www.amedeo.aero/portfolio/

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s
Replies: 56
Views: 9546

Re: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s

http://www.amedeo.aero/portfolio/
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bigjku wrote:
When do they start to get planes back from their original leases?


Amedeo's oldest A380 asset is MSN 16, delivered to Emirates in 2010 and should come off lease in 2022. Another 2 should come off lease in 2023 followed by 5 more in 2024.

See http://www.amedeo.aero/portfolio/

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s
Replies: 212
Views: 53316

Re: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s

Latest rumor per Aero International Magazine: From an German Aero-Plane-Magazine (12/2017) One A380 will eventually leased to Garuda Indonesia and one to Royal Air Maroc. Both are already customer from HIFLY AERO INTERNATIONAL (December 2017) Das Magazin der Zivilluftfahrt on Page 24. Sorry, I have ...

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337864

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

pugman211 wrote:
Msn 8108 starts FAL build the beginning of December. Not sure yet if it's TLS or XFW.


MSN 8108 will be assembled in TLS.

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

https://fr24.com/AIB04FQ/f96d288
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MSN 157 MK #2 second CAF today.

https://fr24.com/AIB04FQ/f96d288

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ to refurbish cabins of 14 A380s
Replies: 33
Views: 10866

Re: SQ to refurbish cabins of 14 A380s

Little update. Airbus will perform the retrofit: Airbus has been selected by Singapore Airlines (SIA) to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft currently in service with the carrier. The retrofit programme, which will be undertaken at SIA Engineering Company in Singapore, will see the ...

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2340
Views: 337864

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

BA A320neo family delivery schedule as follows: Airbus A320neo: G-TTNA - Due in Mar 2018 G-TTNB - Due in Apr 2018 G-TTNC - Due in Jun 2018 G-TTND - Due in Jul 2018 G-TTNE - Due in Aug 2018 G-TTNF - Due in Sep 2018 G-TTNG - Due in Dec 2018 Airbus A321neo: G-NEOP - Due in Oct 2018 G-NEOR - Due in Nov ...

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17
Replies: 4139
Views: 1342958

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

Should be flying home today.

Airbus A350 -941 153 B-LGB Hong Kong Airlines delivery 20nov17 TLS-HKG ex F-WZNU

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1
Replies: 224
Views: 46206

Re: MRJ - Flight Test & Production Part 1

So what was the story behind JA25MJ? It was supposed to be the 5th test aircraft but never took to the skies?

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by KarelXWB
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1
Replies: 1003
Views: 168271

Re: A350 In Service Thread - Part 1

https://twitter.com/TMavica/status/932450448308543488
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Some work is being performed on B-LRV before it enters revenue service.

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https://twitter.com/TMavica/status/932450448308543488

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by KarelXWB
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 425
Views: 109750

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

https://twitter.com/avolon_aero/status/ ... 5209530369
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Lessor Avolon firms up its Paris air show commitment for 75 737 MAX aircraft.

https://twitter.com/avolon_aero/status/ ... 5209530369

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by KarelXWB
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo
Replies: 95
Views: 18231

Re: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo

Has the A321NEO flown yet in revenue service? When is the 2nd to be delivered (I assume it too will have a slight delay for outfitting prior to entry into service)? First aircraft will undergo ETOPS trials before entering revenue trials in January. Second aircraft is due for delivery before the end...

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