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by WIederling
Sun May 27, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A310 - too early?
Replies: 57
Views: 10841

Re: A310 - too early?

The problem with the A310 was that the specification was wrong. The aircraft was not intended for long range, but that's what the market eventually wanted. The wing was great and met the specification but as you say it was too small. engines for courses. The A310 was designed for more range than th...

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by WIederling
Sun May 27, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 187
Views: 22036

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

Newbiepilot wrote:
Image


you'll probably have to tanker Kangaroo Kerosine on the 787-10 to push that alternative truth into reality.

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by WIederling
Sun May 27, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade
Replies: 222
Views: 14097

Re: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade

people what they want to hear. The net result is not perfect, but if someone wants the truth and is willing to do their own thinking, it's all out there.. Whatever. The result nonetheless is fascistic lockstep. Followed years later by a "oh, sorry, we've been misled, shame on us but we'll keep...

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by WIederling
Sun May 27, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade
Replies: 222
Views: 14097

Re: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade

Hopefully the Dutch have the guts for Operation "Bayonet" part 2. you mean the one that was also called: "Operation Wrath of God" ? ( I seem to remember that the "sat image, Su 777" mashup was done b a canuk blogger inserted into some freeper like discussion site. Made...

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by WIederling
Sun May 27, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners
Replies: 188
Views: 4127

Re: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners

Except China have been shutting down its border with North Korea since they assassinated Kim's brother which was China's plan B a ... I was wondering at the time. Looking back: Could this have been a US controlled "false flag" op? If you think the US can randomly grab a few North Korean f...

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by WIederling
Sun May 27, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners
Replies: 188
Views: 4127

Re: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners

c933103 wrote:
Except China have been shutting down its border with North Korea
since they assassinated Kim's brother which was China's plan B a ...


I was wondering at the time.

Looking back:
Could this have been a US controlled "false flag" op?

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by WIederling
Sat May 26, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners
Replies: 188
Views: 4127

Re: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners

For words to have power they must accurately describe a situation or artfully cover up a painful situation. You are living in LaLa land, my dear. The success of media campaigns that push allegations that have no foundation in reality speaks strongly against your assertion. There is so much well kno...

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by WIederling
Sat May 26, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elusive Car Problems
Replies: 14
Views: 380

Re: Elusive Car Problems

Redd wrote:
Unlikely in your case but imbalanced wheels or badly balanced wheels will cause havoc.


you'll notice that while cruising too.
This is about things that only happen during braking.

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by WIederling
Sat May 26, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade
Replies: 222
Views: 14097

Re: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade

777Jet wrote:
Russian photoshoped image.


Afaik the guy who produced those photoshops was US or Canada.
Rus TV like any dumb Journo goobbled it up hook and sinker .-)

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by WIederling
Sat May 26, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elusive Car Problems
Replies: 14
Views: 380

Re: Elusive Car Problems

Your front-right brake disk may be out of alignment. Had a similar issue with my 2000 Toyota Yaris Verso. Look if the (front disk) brake caliper sliding bushes are OK. ( especially the curb side one tends to seize with corrosion.) Look that the brake disks don't wobble. ( rust flakes under the flan...

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by WIederling
Sat May 26, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A310 - too early?
Replies: 57
Views: 10841

Re: A310 - too early?

Mixing up things. The A310 and the A300 had different sized wings, wings adjusted to their different MTOW. note: A300B4 vs A310: MTOW delta is 12%(A310-200), 0%(A310-300), wing size delta is 20% ( 210m² vs 260m² ) The A310 got a completely new wing ( and profile too). the full step over to "su...

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by WIederling
Sat May 26, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners
Replies: 188
Views: 4127

Re: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners

Really? Human race? Could have fooled me. Some human filth does not ever need to walk among us. Save your bleeding heart liberalism for another day. Trump calling MS-13 animals was actually doing a disservice to animals. They are sub human. I've just decided on a whim that you too are "animal&...

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by WIederling
Sat May 26, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners
Replies: 188
Views: 4127

Re: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners

... creativity and the ability to keep so many balls in the air to manage the complexity of this. What you seem to associate with "balls in the air" is massive rain of Sh*t droplets that wont settle due to some imbecile trashing them with a stick to no end. About ZERO creativity applied.

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by WIederling
Fri May 25, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners
Replies: 188
Views: 4127

Re: Trump announces North Korea frees 3 prisoners

...a few hostages, some of which were taken during this administration for the explicit purpose of being used as pawns in a negotiation. Back when the DDR still existed Mr. Blumfeld negotiated some money complemented releases of "dissidents from the DDR government. ( O-tone press in those days...

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by WIederling
Fri May 25, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade
Replies: 222
Views: 14097

Re: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novorossiya
coined around ~~1760 :-)

You have a pretty USish blind eye for historic or nonnative information.
I have ideas what passport you carry.
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Dutchy wrote:
Novorussia is a term I have seen only being used by Russians, but leaving that at one side.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novorossiya
coined around ~~1760 :-)

You have a pretty USish blind eye for historic or nonnative information.
I have ideas what passport you carry.

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by WIederling
Fri May 25, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade
Replies: 222
Views: 14097

Re: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade

Yeah, yeah, we all know you love to take the Russian stand on this. But do you have an opinion about the MH17 now it is proven to be down by a Russian military missile? I bow to your emotional constraint and constructive participation. IMU no new facts have been presented. Another layer of "Ru...

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by WIederling
Fri May 25, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland's "Open Prisons"
Replies: 27
Views: 885

Re: Finland's "Open Prisons"

... but the wealthy guys I know drive like old ladies ;) hhehe. The number of SUV geriatric transports is rising all the time. And they come at you in the middle of the road. "Keep right" ? not for ME!! The rising number of beyond 70 drivers is turning into a major ( and dangerous ) bothe...

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by WIederling
Thu May 24, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Just Returned MyPillow
Replies: 17
Views: 779

Re: I Just Returned MyPillow

flipdewaf wrote:
I hear that Obama enjoys thinking as well, l...


Must be sitting in a dark corner gnawing his fingers for want of speaking out about the nonthinking PoliTicks that are all the rage today?

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by WIederling
Thu May 24, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: McDonalds sued over cheese
Replies: 53
Views: 1652

Re: McDonalds sued over cheese

wingman wrote:
I'm pretty sure there's no cheese at McDonald's. There's something, but it ain't cheese. Lawsuit will get tossed on this blatant technicality.


ha, reminds me about our uni mensa:

Someone wanted to get at them for meat poisoning
and the kitchen proved : no meat in the suspect dish :-)

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by WIederling
Thu May 24, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland's "Open Prisons"
Replies: 27
Views: 885

Re: Finland's "Open Prisons"

There's similar thinking with fines, in Finland most fines are based on your taxable income, you can be fined tens of thousands for speeding. The fine doesn't work if you don't feel the sting. I'd like to see that here. We only have "Tagessatz" fines dependent on income if you have a conv...

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by WIederling
Wed May 23, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland's "Open Prisons"
Replies: 27
Views: 885

Re: Finland's "Open Prisons"

I have no idea how to fix that. Its probably all related somehow. first hurdle: you don't care. When you boil it down you're probably right. Its not that I (and most people) don't care at all its that its not high on the list of priorities for most people. We do know there are issues with prisons i...

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by WIederling
Wed May 23, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland's "Open Prisons"
Replies: 27
Views: 885

Re: Finland's "Open Prisons"

CCGPV wrote:
I have no idea how to fix that. Its probably all related somehow.


first hurdle: you don't care.

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by WIederling
Wed May 23, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland's "Open Prisons"
Replies: 27
Views: 885

Re: Finland's "Open Prisons"

The thing is about why most don't use them is because they don't WANT to. dysfunctional thinking. you have to create WANT first. ( i.e. usually some guidance is required. ) How do we do this? Look around you: active reintegration of offenders works in most reasonably civilized parts of the world. A...

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by WIederling
Wed May 23, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland's "Open Prisons"
Replies: 27
Views: 885

Re: Finland's "Open Prisons"

CCGPV wrote:
The thing is about why most don't use them is because they don't WANT to.


dysfunctional thinking.

you have to create WANT first. ( i.e. usually some guidance is required. )

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by WIederling
Wed May 23, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland's "Open Prisons"
Replies: 27
Views: 885

Re: Finland's "Open Prisons"

It’s the same in Norway, prisons are like holiday camps unless you’re one of the really naughty ones then you go to a proper prison with fences and guards. Danmark too. Years ago ( ~~1980 ) we holidayed over New Year in Denmark. doing some walking we came through a little forest into something that...

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by WIederling
Wed May 23, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas defines ULR requirements, delays order decision
Replies: 347
Views: 53945

Re: Qantas defines ULR requirements, delays order decision

Agree I’m not sure why the said user keeps bringing up the A380ULR which doesn’t exist when QF have said 2 789’s are cheaper to run than a single A380. That is a horse apple vs apple comparison. 2 "Sardine carriers" vs one bigger "Royal conveyance" :-) then my impression was tha...

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by WIederling
Tue May 22, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 66
Views: 8215

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

Statistics needs a big sample size... No. Sample size ( absolute, relative ) is a well understood thing. Flight hours vs hull losses is a useful metric. Number of frames less so. ( Concorde had one batch manufacture and flying for umpteen years. 747 had continuous production and retirement. ) Adden...

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by WIederling
Tue May 22, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 66
Views: 8215

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

The Concorde, Comet and the VC10 couldn't be built today with the engines slap bang next to each other. Likewise the B747 couldn't be built to carry passengers forward of Door 1 if it was designed today, as there's only one way out and that's backwards from the nose. Why? Your argument makes no sen...

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by WIederling
Tue May 22, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: God bless all .... sorry you got shot and killed and I can't do anything to help or stop it
Replies: 310
Views: 6079

Re: God bless all .... sorry you got shot and killed and I can't do anything to help or stop it

BTW, you use "violent Americans" and something about WWII but, you do realize that Germany and Japan were violent as well. Ask the Jews, gypsies, gays, political opponents, Russians, and Chinese. you are mixing military (mis)behaviour and what a civil society does or does not do. ( IMHO p...

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by WIederling
Tue May 22, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 66
Views: 8215

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

ikramerica wrote:
A blown tire leading to a catastrophic explosion is a design flaw.


sometimes all holes align. probability is what counts.

Look at exploding tankage on 747 :-)

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by WIederling
Mon May 21, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What cargo van? (Canada)
Replies: 10
Views: 484

Re: What cargo van? (Canada)

seb146 wrote:
I have also heard the NV200 weigh more.


In Germany the NV200 is said to be a fuel guzzler.
( we may have funny ideas about fuel economy though.)

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by WIederling
Mon May 21, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: God bless all .... sorry you got shot and killed and I can't do anything to help or stop it
Replies: 310
Views: 6079

Re: God bless all .... sorry you got shot and killed and I can't do anything to help or stop it

Freakysh wrote:
Americans are inherently violent.


So are others.
The difference is a regression back beyond "an eye for an eye ..".

result: --> shooting somebody for potentially bending ones wiperblades is OK
( I felt "threatened", a perversion of "stand your ground" doctrine.)

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by WIederling
Mon May 21, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 168
Views: 19125

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming

speedbird52 wrote:
I feel like grooming is the least of US cabin crews many issues


mental grooming ?

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by WIederling
Mon May 21, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 168
Views: 19125

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy grooming

gwrudolph wrote:
You are so correct! Being exhaused (even if it is true) is no excuse for not dressing professionally in your company-provided uniform!


Who pays ?

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by WIederling
Sun May 20, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-10 Reaches Firm Configuration
Replies: 87
Views: 21075

Re: 737-10 Reaches Firm Configuration

To be honest this assumption that the proposed 797 and A321NEO compete directly in the same market is a bit of a stretch. So how many purchases of the A321 over the A320 is due to the additional pax and not related to range? A321NEO now provides increased capacity with the range only the A320 achie...

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by WIederling
Sun May 20, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr
Replies: 37
Views: 1278

Re: TX official blames shooting on too many exits/entr

bagoldex wrote:
I'm surprised those on the extreme right aren't taking this as an opportunity to advocate home schooling.


what is more prevalent?

Home Shootings
or
School Shootings :-)

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by WIederling
Sat May 19, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Super yachts
Replies: 47
Views: 1229

Re: Super yachts

https://yachtharbour.com/static/uploads/2390_a91a7.jpg Any idea what the grey "secondary" bridge on the forecastle is for ? This: https://cdn.boatinternational.com/images/20160720/1-120241l-320x180.jpg Hrm, Thanks! Any idea ( or images) on how that is deployed? ( Like the ship eating maw ...

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by WIederling
Sat May 19, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Empty weight of 777x vs 747
Replies: 8
Views: 1594

Re: Empty weight of 777x vs 747

Is the 164,000kg a typo? It's what was written. But note that many on a.net view Aspire Aviation's blog as "junk journalism" and view their content as worthless. ref: https://web.archive.org/web/20171023174322/http://www.aspireaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Boeing-Airbus-widebody...

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by WIederling
Sat May 19, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Super yachts
Replies: 47
Views: 1229

Re: Super yachts

Kiwirob wrote:
Image


Any idea what the grey "secondary" bridge on the forecastle is for ?

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by WIederling
Sat May 19, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 142
Views: 25265

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

There is only one thing that counts and nobody is bothering to talk about it. Which company makes the most money per plane delivered? Whenever we talk about that. The conversation goes down the same ugly repetitive program vs unit accounting debate Average it out over a ten year period. That is not...

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by WIederling
Sat May 19, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 142
Views: 25265

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

OK we're straying from the topic.. why is the A350 so expensive.. parts, labor, process, transport????? If parts and labor are equal between the 787 and A350, that leaves process and transport. Is there anything else? Sales prices are more determined by what the customer ( might ) think it is worth...

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by WIederling
Fri May 18, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 168
Views: 19125

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy grooming

I think this is largely a US issue. I find that Americans, in general, care less about grooming standards than many other western countries around the world. Americans also value individualism so it has to be difficult for airlines and other employers to enforce strict uniform standards. Ever seen ...

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by WIederling
Fri May 18, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 744
Views: 24063

Re: From Russia with truth

Would not expect otherwise from a notorious Putinversteher ... :roll: Brilliant how indoctrination works and how effective propaganda actually is. This is so much like medieval witch hunt times. "Earth is flat and at the center of the universe. If you do not follow our lead we will burn you on...

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by WIederling
Thu May 17, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH
Replies: 23
Views: 4889

Re: Outgoing AF CEO cites tax burden difference of 500M euro/yr with LH

France was and is always known to have very high social security employer contributions. While most everybody else forced high wage rises Germany ( Schröder: Agenda 2010 ) had a decade of (very) moderate wage improvements. ( and some redistribution of shared 50/50 health cost to a model of a frozen...

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by WIederling
Thu May 17, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 744
Views: 24063

Re: From Russia with truth

Regarding Russia, it's a shame targeted political assassinations are frowned upon. Putin needs to be taken out. It's also a shame that the people of Russia stood idly by as their democracy turned into a mafia state. WEAK! Presidential candidate Yeltsin was instantiated by way of massive ( and rathe...

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by WIederling
Thu May 17, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 142
Views: 25265

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

That approach favors the A350 panels design as the entire section can be jigged. The moving line works much better with barrels as it avoids the large jigs. The barrel sections as they come out of the autoclave are wobbly as can be. You need to carefully jig them up to insert the frames without bin...

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by WIederling
Thu May 17, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 142
Views: 25265

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

kanban wrote:
The other thing that wasn't stated was of those workforce numbers what were the actual applied hours vs. the employee clock hours?


clocked vs. planned or clocked vs invisible overtime ...

Lead me ? :-)

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by WIederling
Thu May 17, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?
Replies: 187
Views: 22036

Re: a MTOW increase on 787-10 to compete with A359?

... some facts and data. Hard data is that the 787 MTOW seems to be up against a hard wall. last 5..8 years have just squeezed another ton or two out of the design. The wing is thin. not much room behind the wingbox to stow more gear. Then it is not only about per tire loading but also about the ar...

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by WIederling
Wed May 16, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 142
Views: 25265

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

Seems like the answer to my question of how aircraft pricing is determined is simply "black magic" then. My impression is that list prices have a relation to "product useability" value ( relative to other products .. ) i.e. pricing delta between list numbers is the summ of all r...

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