He should have been thrown off and left to his own devices to get home. Awful inaction by the Ryanair crew.Jump to post
Also as the engine is the biggest single impact on fuel burn the manufacturers are being driven to improve economy. This requires pushing the boundaries. Every time you push the boundaries you run the risk that the unexpected will happen. How you deal with those is what requires the $millions of dol...Jump to post
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DpTHxVdUcAAe2TT.jpg 101.4 ton of fuel used, landed with 10 ton remaining ... Not bad https://twitter.com/FATIIIAviation/status/1050684281213747200 111t of fuel, 20t of pax and bags, 5t of catering to keep Zeke happy = 136t. Empty aircraft = 135t 271t TOW leaving another ...Jump to post
Without doubt a very lucky escape for those on board.Jump to post
I wonder if they will be conservative with loads initially. As far as I can tell the ULR has never flown this distance even in test. Yes I know they have lots of tests and can extrapolate for the ULR’s on known A350 performance but still interesting. Didn't they test on the delivery flight by takin...Jump to post
I wonder if they will be conservative with loads initially. As far as I can tell the ULR has never flown this distance even in test.
Yes I know they have lots of tests and can extrapolate for the ULR’s on known A350 performance but still interesting.
Ruscoe wrote:Externally it is the same but internally the circular frames which go around the fuselage have been narrowed to increase internal diameter.
VS#1 is in final assembly now so I would think Q1, unless it is a complex cabin, could be acheived.Jump to post
Yes the subsidy by local authorities offered to Ryanair to use their airport are obscene. They should in the name of competition be offered to all people who use the airport. This is why Ryanair rarely use the big airports. They charge not subsidize per passenger.Jump to post
I don't see them ordering the A220. Too different from the A32x so increase in parts etc.
But maybe they see an opportunity for smaller cities and a growth process. The A319 was 156 passengers so a good route opener. The A320 at 186 is significantly more for the purpose.
I also hear that for the LEAP operators it isn't all plain sailing either.
Every time you push the envelope there can be unexpected issues.
The worrying one really is the PW as it looks like all the issues are in areas where the envelope is not being pushed.
It looks like a draft seat plan. If you look at the standard A350-900 for Singapore on Seatguru there is no taper. It is also a different style of diagram.Jump to post
I watched two cathy flights last week (the first A350-1000 return flight from Washington DC and a standard -900 from NewYork). The NY one went east. The Washington DC one went west.Jump to post
MSN#220 - delivery flight. https://www.flightradar24.com/SIA8895/1df55a7aJump to post
Delivery flight in progress.
What's going on with the 3rd 35K? Production list says they're doing rework and it's going to Virgin but without a delivery date. Further down they marked another 35K as "VS#1". Is the list not up to date on that one, or are the needed rework so extensive that this frame has to spend anot...Jump to post
[twoid][/twoid] The production list does not properly show which MSN are in FAL.Its very hard to get a proper picture from that list https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbproduction/production-list.How do we know which MSN are in FAL. I suspect that the spreadsheet does not get all frames going into ...Jump to post
Eyad89 wrote:IB got the first version of the modified winglet for the A359, does that mean all other deliveries will get that automatically as well?
I am not one saying it has been shelved. I think they continue to work it in the background. But it does not mean it will definitely go ahead - yet. The mood music has gone quiet hence the speculation - especially as Beoing have been playing that mood music quite loudly up to now.Jump to post
So when BA starts retiring their 744 fleet in the next decade, the replacement for their JFK flights will probably be the 779? It must be frustrating for BA to see AF, LH, SQ and other airlines use the 380 at JFK while they can’t. Not for the majority of the fleet it won't be the 779. At the maximu...Jump to post
So when BA starts retiring their 744 fleet in the next decade, the replacement for their JFK flights will probably be the 779? It must be frustrating for BA to see AF, LH, SQ and other airlines use the 380 at JFK while they can’t. That would be the 779 that they haven't ordered and would not have o...Jump to post
There may (probably is) a market but very few of these will be additional frames. Airlines and people are flying those routes now. So the question is also what current frames will not be sold because this new one is now available?Jump to post
I was in Japan (Kyoto) a couple of weeks ago and a typhoon made landfall about the Osaka region then (there have been lots this year) and apart from a windy night in the hotel and some rail disruptions it was not disruptive.
Japan is very prepared for such weather incidents.
Why would they focus on a new narrowbody when the 737 is sold out for 6+ years with around 5000MAX commitments/orders? how solid are those actually? They appear to have been sold under bargain conditions (.. including low barriers to cancel?). We say sold out for 6+ years as a barrier - but if Boei...Jump to post
audidudi wrote:MileHFL400 wrote:How many 1000’s delivered so far? Who’s getting one next?
Two to QR... A7-ANA and A7-ANB
Three to CX...B-LXA, B-LXB and B-LXC
I don't have as much insider information as others on here, but possibly A7-ANC for QR will be next.
I do think the very aggressive approach to take over the after market activity from the suppliers was going to hit Boeing hard. Many companies rely on the after market to actually make money. I am not sure if they have got to the point where they will walk away but it is possible. They are in busine...Jump to post
Scary as it looked the go around was initiated at a good height.Jump to post
- whether the A35K can make the trip without auxiliary tanks (which add weight and take up cargo space on flights where they aren’t required) I don’t think that’s possible, unless the payload is significantly reduced. The A35K is optimistically at 8000 nm for about 360 pax and 41000gal. At 95 kg / ...Jump to post
So they would force me to put my laptop in the hold if I didn’t book a priority seat. I think not.Jump to post
Is it possible to respond without being snide? No wonder professionals are leaving this board.Jump to post
Geoff1947 wrote:hkcanadaexpat wrote:MSN 55 (3U#3) out on another test flight #AIB07FI
MSN 98 (HU/JD) engine run
MSN 220 (SQ#22) test flight #AIB03FZ
Good to see some of the older frames progressing towards delivery.
Wow - so much speculation (on both sides) treated as fact. When facts are stated by someone who flies production frames these are discounted by those where they do not fit their view. I reality we do not know if the reduced thrust loads will cancel out the engine mass changes, we do not know if the ...Jump to post
IMHO Just stupid putting people with firearms on planes.Jump to post
Strikes me that as ever we dance around on the head of a pin here. Matt bangs on about which is more efficient BUT there is no industry standard definition on that - as Zeke points out. Also the real world is much more complex and routes etc etc plus individual frame variances can make a huge differ...Jump to post
I would agree with Ferpe’s analysis and what has been stated up the thread. At the best passenger load factor for the 779 it will burn (and should cost) less per seat than the 350-1000. I also agree with the snippet for Ferpe above that the advantage disappears very quickly as you move away from tha...Jump to post