seb146 wrote:Maybe because it is a United States incident?
Or it is such a common occurrence here it is not worth broadcasting?
And remember, the F-22 has about 1.7 million lines of code to do what it can do. The F-35 has 8 million lines of code. The F-35's simulator requires 10 million lines of code. Lines of code are on occasion more indicative of bloat than anything else. Look at Microsofts OS offering : what do you get ...Jump to post
Those ICE trains are grey, not white and look dirty when freshly painted. Which is a good idea actually. Gemuser They are white, not grey. I ride on them several times a week. They are "RAL 7035 :: Lichtgrau" * ref: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAL-Eisenbahnfarben#RAL-Farben_der_Deutsche...Jump to post
In addition, the case has just begun. Also something to think about. Let's say you make $100,000 a year after taxes. How much of that $100,000 is truly available to you at any one moment? How much of that $100,000 is already earmarked on the mortgage, car payment and other monthly bills? If you nee...Jump to post
Revelation wrote:WIederling wrote:What we've been shown is about as much fascistic lockstep you can achieve without adding brown uniforms.
Time to invoke Godwin's Law:
Still the comparison shows that quads aren't necessarily better than twins in all cases - or are only marginally better at best. you overstate a discussion point and then show that that statement is not quite right ( "the overstatement", see ) Folk lore here was that quads are so bad ther...Jump to post
they might do something reckless, even if it hurts the interests of Alabama and Airbus Inc. My assumption in the dumping and tariff thing was that Boeing thought there was no short to middle term retaliatory path open. Or was the whole thing nothing more than posturing for the local fin economy. ( ...Jump to post
Revelation wrote:Repeat after me:
Very simple. Boeing designed the 787 from the outset, then invited manufacturers outside the USA to help finance and build major sections at their expense to benefit both parties. Very different. Boeing had a "design on a napkin" taken from PR and dropped snipets into partner laps all ove...Jump to post
If parts for the CS300 are imported and assembled at Airbus in Alabama, to me that will still be an import and make no difference to any tariff being imposed. quot licet iovi ... ? A320 frames assembled in Alabama are stamped "US - made". ( and MD frames assembled in China were stamped &q...Jump to post
How will innovation in China stay competitive with innovation from western countries down the road? Like everybody else before: They are standing on the shoulders of giants. They'll get faster, show some synergetic rush ( shorter or longer ) and then will loose impetus. Same like everybody else. :-...Jump to post
The repair is to re-inject resin and re-cook to pieces together to make them strong again. The process is specific but that's the general gist of it. IMHO: in most cases delamination of a formerly intact piece of fiber layup is not fixable by "some glue and a bit of pressure and heat". Th...Jump to post
More like... Boeing (NYSE:BA) is a company which - after chugging along for quite a few years pre-2017, has rocketed from $160 at the beginning of this year to $256.45 at the time of writing. Mostly due to shareholder pundits not understanding "deferred cost" and falling for those share b...Jump to post
The MC-21 is not a competitor because it's very unlikely to sell a significant number of planes. unclean thinking? :-) A competitor is someone with a similar enough product for the desired task. It is a neutral term for a suitable product. What you tag as (non) competitor is in reality success in c...Jump to post
Speaking of "fair competition" and "anyone else", Airbus launched the A320NEO in order to use its might to crush the C Series (as they already had the 737 on the run), and its reward is getting half of the program for 1 Canadian dollar! As an added bonus, they get to blame Boein...Jump to post
It's also an airbus competitor. Why are you guys so sure AB isn't just going to shelve it. There is no "Boeing" in their name :-) ( in hindsight would Boeing still judge recourse-less cancellation of the 717 as a good idea? ) I dunno what was the big advantage of the 717 over the 737-7? 7...Jump to post
incitatus wrote:If Boeing ups the Airbus deal by putting several billion USD on the table, it is in BBD's best interest to take it.
If you want to hear those Trent 7000 engine now, just go back up this thread to reply #611, Karel posted a YouTube vid of a recent RTO. They sounded ok to me! I'd be interesting if the 787 with T1000TEN and chevroned nacelle and the clean A330 NEO with T7000 in its nacelle show a difference in soun...Jump to post
Rest assured the US government won't sit idly buy as Bombardier or AB try an end run on dumping underpriced aircraft in the US market through the front door or back door. We are expecting nothing less. The next hamfisted approach to influencing things. At least it is not about strafing and bombing ...Jump to post
32andBelow wrote:It's also an airbus competitor. Why are you guys so sure AB isn't just going to shelve it.
KarelXWB wrote:Beijing proudly unveils mega airport due to open in 2019:
ytz wrote:Given that the 787 hasn't been locked out of Europe, it would indeed appear so.....
Wiederling, Competition created the F35.... among many other things. Google, Amazon, Facebook, intel, AMGEN,Medtronic were not created in whatever statist, socialist utopian daydream you seem to think creates anything. F35 is the ultimate game in "offset" mirages. come play with us. We te...Jump to post
One important question that's largely been ignored is: why isn't the C-Series selling well? Is it the technology? Airbus can't fix that. Is it the marketing? Airbus can help, but Bombardier already had a large and experienced sales and marketing team. Is it the support? Airbus can help, but Bombard...Jump to post
Brixerl wrote:2. Splitting the narrowbody-market in two specialised segments may force Boeing to go the same way in the future to keep up. With one big difference: Airbus got the second segment nearly for free, Boeing has to invest billions to only measure up.
incitatus wrote:What is the chance Boeing can assemble a counter offer? Airbus is for sure getting a sweet deal. BBD has an obligation to sell to the highest bidder.
RalXWB wrote:If it would be a Boeing, seahawk would be drooling
it gets worse and worse in terms of competition and choice.... myopic. There is a reason that wonderful competing choice went belly up. The US solution would be to turn the body belly down again and give it another round of going belly up while f*ing all those that sustained damage from the act. ( ...Jump to post
Lmao, I haven't read the full details of the deal, and who knows a year, 2 years, 3 years from now, it could turn out this was a shitty deal, BUT just on the surface the fact that this is a middle finger to Boeing and is already getting fanboys mad on twitter, is enough instant gratification for no...Jump to post
2. Developing software IS extremely expensive, and developing the capacity is not trivial. You are grossly miss-understating the complexity of aircraft avionics development, and today's military aircraft are even more software dependent than ever before.... see this NASA paper on the subject: https...Jump to post
seahawk wrote:It was on the ocean floor, All larger parts have been salvaged today.
I wonder if there is any relation between this (reasonably swift) move by Airbus and reaching an internal point of no return for the 797 at Boeing? You think something like a A330 slogs on due to "787 lessons learned" repeated ? Look at: BCA -> BBD dumping spat vs AB <> BBD joinup : what ...Jump to post
3: your argument misses the point. No engines available for a twin with A340 range. ( Superfan coming to fruitition would have changed the environment for 2 vs 4 engines even more.) No, my argument is very much to the point. Your claim was that the FAA rules or lack of them blocked Twins from flyin...Jump to post
1) Airbus has often pointed out that ETOPS began with the 90 min extension granted the A300. The FAA approved this extension.
Kiwirob wrote:But this appears to be a mass layoff, employees terminated without any prior warnings, something that’s not allowed in most countries.
As for imports, because of high inflation and overall economy, imports are expensive for Russians. A ball perfectly placed for Putin. It forced the RF to kickstart internal production, getting away from that bloodletting import "most everything". Super. Couldn't have been better arranged....Jump to post
how ETOPS would be pushed or hindered in the then largest market ( US, FAA blocked extensions for Airbus offer as long as Boeing did not have a comparable twin.) An interesting view of history. Fair use from the History section of the Wikipedia article on ETOPS: "Airbus A300 twinjet aircraft h...Jump to post
The line rate has been increased because they believe they can sell all the airframes they are producing as they are produced - they aren't looking to generate negative cash-flow to produce more quickly to build inventory at a lower per unit cost. The 787 delivery rate is currently LOWER than their...Jump to post
Why ship an engine there? Ship a weighted slug to mount instead. That is what AF is doing and this weighted slug has the correct aerodynamics built into it. What will they use as a "weighted slug"? Another "real" engine? ( Building a bespoke concrete engine probably would be tim...Jump to post
Why was the IAE V2500 not an option on the 343? IMU the core was. As the IAE Superfan. But Pratt botched that. see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IAE_SuperFan Not much chance for a reward after that? The A330 A340 combo actually was a rather well thought out spread to go with the vagaries of less th...Jump to post
As has been pointed out many times a Composite barrel in this size class has excess strength due to have to account for impact loads. It may have the extra strength needed for an oval. ".. pointed out many times a Composite barrel .." oh, sure. Hoop stresses are of no importance here. ( t...Jump to post
There have been some assertions that George Welch was actually the first to successfully fly at supersonic speeds. There’s even a book about it. The XF-86 was capable of supersonic flight before the X-1 flew its famous mission. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Welch_(pilot) https://en.m.wikip...Jump to post
Here is a good graphic of what the 797 cross section will more likely be - compared to those above and below. I think this is pretty much on the money. https://s.yimg.com/fz/api/res/1.2/iaCbn.xvLeMXbRHkUN0vPA--/YXBwaWQ9c3JjaGRkO2g9MTAyNDtxPTk1O3c9OTk5/http://leehamnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/0...Jump to post
mjoelnir wrote:The 235 t A330-200 tanker uses all the tank volume.
The 251 t A330-800 tanker would be volume limited without an ATC.
Kiwirob wrote:I guess this is what happens when you have a workforce who aren’t unionised, makes it easy to can them.