The A351 wont be able to fly 15-16.5 hours nonstop with a full payload no matter what Airbus tells VN. The A359 can do it for VN as can the B789 but neither will the B781 nor A351 ! Cant VN order the A359ULR and just focus its WB fleet around the A350/B787 families rather than add a 3rd variant i.e...Jump to post
I wouldn't call either graphite or diamond "ceramic" Ceramic for me is something with strong polar bonds, creating high bandgap and chemical resistance - mostly oxide or nitride. FWIW, the Wiki also quotes carbon as being a ceramic... Faro That sounds contradictory since the Wiki definiti...Jump to post
WIederling: What I am saying is that if the kid is hungry and needs to eat, but breastfeeding is impractical at that moment, then she can still give the kid breast milk and all the benefits that go with that. She can resume her breastfeeding when she can. Nothing compromised, nothing lost. I am ful...Jump to post
Also, the whole breastfeeding thing is a moot point and obviously a hot topic when it comes to breastfeeding a 2 year old. If she still wants the boy to get her breast milk, she should have been travelling with pumped breast milk in bottles so she could just give the 2 year old the bottle to feed h...Jump to post
The reason here seems to be that the mother did not return her child to the seat, no that she was breastfeeding the child. Isn't that the same reason in reality? It's hard to breastfeed your child when it's sitting in a seat no? If the sign says seat belts on it says "seat belts on". You ...Jump to post
seahawk wrote:Anybody talking about a budget before there is a new government is maybe not so well informed.
Is this in the wrong forum? Unless of course you're specifically talking about onboard/in airport drinking. In that case I'm always amazed at how much alcohol you see getting consumed at 4am at UK airports by those going on 6am flights to holiday destinations. I never see any of that in Germany or ...Jump to post
Watch the dash-cams from Russia, they win it hands down. Everybody is sloshed. :drunk: :drunk: Friend of mine has in most years an intern from Eastern Europe for 2 to 4 month working on his farm. During a fete the friendly and also fleshy guys from the neighborhood attempted to "fill him up&qu...Jump to post
I would, as a journalist, check a few times more before I believe such a story. Journalists _make_ stories. Completely moot if they believe something or not. I don't understand what you are saying here. Journalism today is not about checking facts but about selling copy. ( That is not difficult, is...Jump to post
In the time frame shown here the Jewish population in the Levant went from 5% to 33% of the population. This was a planned, well organized and quite brutal takeover of a peaceful agrarian society. On the numbers: Afaik there always was a small ( mostly orthodox ) jewish population around in the reg...Jump to post
Faro wrote:kalvado wrote:I wouldn't call either graphite or diamond "ceramic"
Ceramic for me is something with strong polar bonds, creating high bandgap and chemical resistance - mostly oxide or nitride.
FWIW, the Wiki also quotes carbon as being a ceramic...
I am new here. But, want to add a suggestion here. I am notching that airliners.net and airliners.net/forum both slow. They take lots of time to load completely. If you want to improve UX then you should improve site loading speed. In recent days I see gateway timeouts. Loadbalancing/distribution s...Jump to post
Dutchy wrote:I would, as a journalist, check a few times more before I believe such a story.
"American officials have actually got plenty of meat to be worried. "
Is this actually a sentiment that goes beyond some US officials ( burning match in hand )?
Not sure what a "normal country" is I guess any place not in the 50 US states. further guess: North Korea as a by name core communist country will have a rather civil society. Nobody is shot on a whim. ( pressure is applied elsewhere. ) All the US citizens so "positively tolerating&q...Jump to post
RB211trent wrote:That’s the last stage of the LP Turbine. Viewed from the exhaust nozzle.
"Here are his remarks in full."
ref: http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/06/cnn-s ... -in-japan/
Does Trump think in the same unhinged way that he talks?
That stuff can start wars!
Lets get the facts straight here: Thales Avionics - A highly respected FRENCH Aerospace electrical system supplier (which Airbus also uses), selects GS Yuasa - A highly respected JAPANESE Battery supplier with a history of supplying aerospace batteries (which I suspect that Airbus also uses) for us...Jump to post
Poor journalism, frankly. What ever. Christine Negroni isn't really know for dilettante journalism. It places some additional incidents into the timeframe 2014 .. 2017 certainly: Failures in these batteries typically come at a rate of one in five million. But the Dreamliner lithium-ions are failing ...Jump to post
Has any US airline been successful with their frequencies? If so, which ones and which routes? AFAIK, only routes awarded from MIA/FLL/TPA have maintained capacity and seen applications for new capacity. If you look at statistics it is 3.5m visitors, from Canada ( 31% ) Europe ( 25%), a range of co...Jump to post
https://gizmodo.com/faa-is-doing-nothin ... 1738751945
Looks like battery decompositions are less rare than thought ore presented.
Ships have for a long time boarded from that side, though of course not exclusively. Initially you had a side rudder on the Starboard side :-) you wouldn't want to mangle that when going alongside. Then Starboard is the captains side :-) From that detail a range of other infrastructure arrangements...Jump to post
As a UK citizen, I was wondering if I can take a USA-Cuba flight after my next visit to the USA or would I need some kind of special permit? My plan is to go to the USA in December and then perhaps go to Cuba afterwards before going home. Only US citizens are subjected to the restrictions on visiti...Jump to post
TheFlyingDisk wrote:Or they can imitate art and do what was done in Tom Clancy's book The Sum of All Fears.
Why would it? It's a better system. It offers pax more options. The only reason I could see airlines using larger planes is for slot restrictions or fleet number limitations. US internal flying is hampered by how competition there works. There is no (viable) transition path going from "5 and a...Jump to post
" Not always. Once the aeroelasticity has been resolved a thinner, .. " First order approximation of a wing is two flanges ( wingskin) separated by webbing ( beams ) With wider webbing ( profile thickness ) you reduce stress in the skins for the same tranferred moment ( and can reduce mat...Jump to post
As for the price increases to the F-35, the facts present a different story. https://www.ainonline.com/sites/default/files/uploads/2017/01/chart3_lmt-jan-2017-conf-call-webcharts-web.jpg prototypes to serial only 60% ? ROFLMAO 787 prototypes were somewhere from $.6b .. $1b. serial frames would cost...Jump to post
Ugly51 wrote:Seems to me like there is some heel dragging by Airbus concerning FF of the A350K.
Question: Was there a referendum when Texas was annexed into the American Union? Or California? What is the legal precedence for such matters? It was wrong for Russia to have conducted the illegal referendum - they should have just done in Crimea what the Americans did in Texas and California. Or w...Jump to post
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/air-france-retrieves-stranded-a380-from-canada-443971/ Air France tells FlightGlobal that its own crew, rather than Airbus personnel, flew the aircraft back to Paris Charles de Gaulle on 6 December. It landed around 22:00. The aircraft has been taken to the...Jump to post
Why is engine start on the 787 any harder than any other aircraft? Boeing's page says that the main engines start on APU power, ground power and / or the other engine: http://www.boeing.com/commercial/aeromagazine/articles/qtr_4_07/article_02_4.html As far as I understood this: due to the high elec...Jump to post
Not sure, I saw this in an article online but cannot verify if it is indeed the NZ one but that looks like something let go upstream. I'd have tagged this as ( "sand", agressive gases ) errosion. All blades are more or less evenly worn at the front. apropos what happens if you have too mu...Jump to post
I just don't know why the Israeli Jews & the Palestinian Arabs can't just share custody of the entire land with each other. Both sides are equally to blame for being at loggerheads for over 70 years now. I mean, they're worshipping the same God for God's sake! Why can't they find the similariti...Jump to post
DocLightning wrote:There are Ashkenazi Jews, Sephardic Jews, and Ethiopian Jews.
" Not always. Once the aeroelasticity has been resolved a thinner, .. " First order approximation of a wing is two flanges ( wingskin) separated by webbing ( beams ) With wider webbing ( profile thickness ) you reduce stress in the skins for the same tranferred moment ( and can reduce mate...Jump to post
Balerit wrote:I wonder if this issue will affect the A350?
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LN002 successfully landed at Laredo International on the RAT and their runways are between 650m and 1500m shorter than Lajes Field where TS236 landed. with running engines. the RAT dropped out from the short circuit. We actually don't know on which path brake energy was sourced. Anyway, they hadn't...Jump to post
Please show us how it is tainted with false information. you introduced this. IMU the onus is thus on you to show the validity. If not, you cannot back up your statements. Yes. obivously. Now please bring up some reasonably objective assessment please. and how do you judge "formalised corrupti...Jump to post
I don’t see am A320.5 hurting the backlog of 4000 planes to build. I also dont see the backlog endangered. The A320.5 (and the CS500, that you forgot) could endanger the future 737 backlog. Note: I said, could. I have no idea whether Airbus will build these two new variants. Even only the possibili...Jump to post
You then need a fully functioning battery to start the APU, in order that the other two generators can re-charge the battery. This is a bit of a Catch-22. It's at this point you are suddenly 100% relying on the RAT (Ram Air Turbine) And that is exactly why we have these back-up systems. :D Case in ...Jump to post
This is not about refugees per se. Pilots have completely different leverage ( and knowlege ) about passengers than forex a train driver. Few if any trains from Germany go to dangerous deportation destinations. I am not disputing a pilot's right to abort due to safety concerns, I am responding to h...Jump to post
The pilots had a moral objection to where the passengers were being sent. I say bravo to these brave individuals who stood up for what they believed in. Are you consistent in that view? Does that include train drivers, taxi drivers, etc. who don't want refugees on their vehicle? This is not about r...Jump to post
All of those pilots should be fired immediately. They have to remember, they are paid to fly from point A to B. Politics and matters of Governmental action is NOT their experience and they have no right to intercede in extradition or expulsion matters. The Courts are where that is handled and just ...Jump to post
salttee wrote:This reminds me of the time in the recent past when you made the blunt statement that the danger of U-238 uranium by itself is worse than the byproducts of runaway nuclear reaction.
jupiter2 wrote:Qantas has 484 seats on their 380, so are you saying that with 388 seats occupied, they are very profitable ? Got some figures to back that up ?