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by mxaxai
Fri May 24, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 188
Views: 16852

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

I recall reading threads many years ago where people insisted Airbus has to payback the RLI whether a program was a success or not. Now we are learning that's not true. The jury is literally still out on this one. The german government has made quite clear that they expect full repayment. Others wi...

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by mxaxai
Fri May 24, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments
Replies: 1965
Views: 217868

Re: SpaceX - Tests, Launches, Developments

A lot of common sense stuff that makes one wander why it took so long for some else to think about it. Because it adds weight and cost to the satellite. They probably did it because they otherwise wouldn't get the permits without a good plan for end of life disposal. 60 satellites is almost as larg...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 23, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 188
Views: 16852

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

I was hoping you'd answer the question directly. To be clear, you think losing all that many billion $$$ into the A380 was a more wise move than the better/earlier A350 proposal above? Yes. An A350 Mk. 0 in place of the A380 would have been even more outmatched by the 787-9 & 77W than the A380 ...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 23, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Door 2 Delete vs Door 3
Replies: 9
Views: 1488

Re: Door 2 Delete vs Door 3

I think the distance from the overwing exits to the aft exit is too large on the 739/A321 for normal configurations. So you require the exit just aft of the wing anyway. But why over-wing exits rather than a full Door 2? Two small over-wing exits take up less room than the large door ahead of the wi...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 23, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 188
Views: 16852

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

Yes, they managed it. One can also manage divorce, broken bones, and tornadoes. And I don't know if you think Airbus loss $15B or $25B, but emotional support and wiring issues ... Think what Airbus could have done instead. Answer this question directly: Which would be better, the A380 program they ...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 23, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence
Replies: 37
Views: 3357

Re: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence

My impression is that overly strict safety requirements are another layer of redundancy: if there are some violations, they would probably still be contained. Just don't push those limits too hard. "Probably" being the key word here. Aircraft safety is all about probability. Sometimes you...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 23, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update Thread 2019
Replies: 116
Views: 16849

Re: A400M Update Thread 2019

Apparently the US Navy dropped an A400M Request For Information at Lockheed Martin. Doesn't mean anything, don't worry.. Oh Keesje, I love your enthusiasm as well as your sarcasm. But worry not, this really doesn't mean anything. That would have to be the least likely possible A400M customer outsid...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 23, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 188
Views: 16852

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

9Patch wrote:
What utter nonsense.

Thanks for sharing your opinion. Did you do anything but repeat what I wrote?

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by mxaxai
Thu May 23, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 188
Views: 16852

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

You can argue they learned lessons, and that the A380 was good publicity. That’s true. But $15 billion is SO HUGE. They could have paid down debt. They could have done a clean sheet A320. They could have an NMA/767-replacement in production (and watch Boeing cry about that). They spent a HUGE inves...

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by mxaxai
Wed May 22, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WAW to Expand.
Replies: 26
Views: 3553

Re: WAW to Expand.

So the dirty government work is in play to slow down the updates and terminal expansion at WAW. The Polish Aviation department told PPL to stop any expansion projects that have not yet been started as they need a study of WAW capacity. Seems to me that they don’t want anything to interfere with the...

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by mxaxai
Wed May 22, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 320
Views: 91811

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

The initial 777 roll out to first flight was a little over 2 months. From Wikipedia: "On April 9, 1994, the first 777, line number WA001, was rolled out in a series of 15 ceremonies held during the day to accommodate the 100,000 invited guests.[52] The first flight took place on June 12, 1994&...

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by mxaxai
Wed May 22, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 320
Views: 91811

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

The A320neo took ~ 3 months from roll out to first flight, first delivery was 1.5 years later. If Boeing manages to do the first flight this summer, which seems reasonable, delivery in 2020 should still be possible. They'll probably do it once the 737 max issues calm down.

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by mxaxai
Tue May 21, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NASA Funding Development of Hydrogen Powered All Electric Passenger Planes
Replies: 4
Views: 600

Re: NASA Funding Development of Hydrogen Powered All Electric Passenger Planes

One of the problems with both solar and wind is dealing with unneeded production. This even happens with hydro power. If, and it is a big if, production of hydrogen could be produced, stored, and then transported. Then, what to do with hydrogen. My suspicion is that such hydrogen will have an econo...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 21, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How important is top speed to a fighter these days ?
Replies: 22
Views: 1312

Re: How important is top speed to a fighter these days ?

The big IR target is less of an issue given most long range missiles are radar guided. If you’re talking post a WVR engagement, where the fleeing aircraft is trying to break the engagement, then perhaps a short range IR missile will work but as the range increases a longer ranged radar guided missi...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 16, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19098

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

The market is waiting for a reliable, low operating cost platform. I agree with that. We just don't know if this is it or not. We do know that there is no new alternative for at least 5 - 8 years. More importantly, there seems to be no new engine that could leapfrog the PW1000 within the next decad...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 14, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines Selling Discussion Thread
Replies: 227
Views: 30075

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines Selling Discussion Thread

f4f3a wrote:
How many short haul jets have condor got ?
I wonder whether a deal with easyJet where they split it might be an option .

A quick look on Wikipedia reveals 8 A320, 9+2 A321 and 15+1 753. (+"to be delivered")
So a medium sized fleet. Could be a nize little addition to Easyjet or Wizzair.

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by mxaxai
Tue May 14, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

https://youtu.be/fwQIZWs1ZWA one more landing video. informative On the third bounce, the fatal one, why on earth did neither of the pilots hit the TOGA button (or whatever it's called in Russian - the Da Svedanya button?)? Direct law or not, there is no good outcome to be expected from such a boun...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 14, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines Selling Discussion Thread
Replies: 227
Views: 30075

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines Selling Discussion Thread

Anything happening on the other side of the Atlantic lately? Westjet Air, Transat, and Thomas Cooke are companies to watch. I pity any employee of Westjet right now with the pure horror of uncertainty a Private Equity firm take over brings More pity for the Thomas Cook employees, who don't know whe...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 14, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

https://youtu.be/fwQIZWs1ZWA one more landing video. informative Wow, hadn't seen this one before. Crazy that a "normal" landing would be filmed in such high quality from so many angles. The first touchdown looks very normal. Even the second bounce is just a minor bounce that should've be...

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by mxaxai
Sun May 12, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: BER Oct 2020 opening on shaky grounds
Replies: 46
Views: 6382

Re: Report: BER Oct 2020 opening on shaky grounds

Even worse they already intentionally reduced the portfolio to only two airports (SXF/BER and TXL) by closing THF in 2008 in anticipation of the on-time opening of BER ... Btw. that´s why TXL already operates waaaay over its projected capacity for years. THF was tiny and had no room for expansion. ...

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by mxaxai
Fri May 10, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW replaces 17 Q400 with 17 E-190
Replies: 23
Views: 6895

Re: LGW replaces 17 Q400 with 17 E-190

Yeah,the E-jets are supposedly more expensive to operate than the Q400s,esp.for short hops, so why the shift to Ejets? These may have been cheap. As noted above, several airlines are replacing their E-190 fleets. Also, they offer more flexibility which may be more important for a wetlease operator ...

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by mxaxai
Fri May 10, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?
Replies: 79
Views: 12610

Re: KLM, Lufthansa & Finnair using North Korean airspace!?

Unannounced test missile launches is my issue, operative word being test. There is no NOTAM no airspace closure. Are there no restricted airspaces around the launch sites or other critical pieces of "infrastructure"? Most other countries block off areas reserved for military tests and tra...

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by mxaxai
Fri May 10, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW replaces 17 Q400 with 17 E-190
Replies: 23
Views: 6895

Re: LGW replaces 17 Q400 with 17 E-190

Will these operate for Eurowings or Lufthansa? LGW claims to technically have a "long term cooperation with Eurowings", not LH group per se. So for the time being, it appears that these will replace the Q400 opf Eurowings on a 1 to 1 basis (more or less). I am confused..These Ejets replac...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 09, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW replaces 17 Q400 with 17 E-190
Replies: 23
Views: 6895

Re: LGW replaces 17 Q400 with 17 E-190

Swap with FlyBE.....?? Believe BE want arid if it’s Ejets, and more Q400’s. Looks like a win win scenario...? Except that BE (a) only operates the E-175 & E-195, while the article explictly states E-190 and (b) only has fleets of 11 and 7 E-175 and E-195, respectively, which doesn't quite add u...

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by mxaxai
Thu May 09, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGW replaces 17 Q400 with 17 E-190
Replies: 23
Views: 6895

LGW replaces 17 Q400 with 17 E-190

German airline Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter (LGW), owned by Zeitfracht and operating a fleet of 17 Q400s for Eurowings, is planning to replace these with E-190s. First Embraers will be part of the fleet by end of the year; the entire replacement process is scheduled to be completed until Autumn 2021...

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by mxaxai
Wed May 08, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Goodbye BAC 1-11!
Replies: 85
Views: 10473

Re: Goodbye BAC 1-11!

That's one ugly nose!
I'm amazed that there even was an airworthy jet remaining. Will she be scrapped or preserved? Would be a shame if the former happens.

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by mxaxai
Wed May 08, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet
Replies: 140
Views: 22306

Re: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet

1989worstyear wrote:
You don't see any 738's, 772ER's, A330's, or A320's from that era being retired.

Actually, you do. Few A320s & 738s, rather 736s and A318s, but nevertheless.

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by mxaxai
Tue May 07, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet
Replies: 140
Views: 22306

Re: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet

A321neo is a great aircraft, so good choice, for the 767's they should replace it with A338neo. But it is weird why din't they order B787 and B737-10MAX. If I am not mistaken they did order B787 and later cancelled it or they din't order it all? Agreed, the combo of A338 and A321NEO /LR would be a ...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 07, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order
Replies: 44
Views: 9865

Re: IndiGo Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order

Again, no comment as to them going CFM. We are told over and over on this board the superiority of GTF engines. Yet, an operator of the P&W GTF engine is willing to go CFM? Are both engines similar in fuel burn then? Does PW GTF have lower fuel burn but CFM's engine have less mx? This is fascin...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 07, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines Selling Discussion Thread
Replies: 227
Views: 30075

Re: LH ready to take over DE

I suppose Thomas Cook and Condor brands will not survive the culling, for the sake of Eurowings, if they are allowed to buy both? Condor is a reasonably strong brand name in Germany. Strong enough to stay separate from Thomas Cook, even though both used the same livery (sans titles). Definitely str...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 07, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Challenger 601 down - Vegas to Monterrey
Replies: 46
Views: 11321

Re: Challenger 601 down - Vegas to Monterrey

Wow that wreckage picture is startling. To imagine an airplane all the way up at FL400 or higher to land pancaked with what appears to be little to no forward motion. Almost kind of reminds me how AF447 was said to have pancaked into the ocean. There was a CRJ-200 that crashed in northern Norway a ...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 07, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

... I got out of the business class in the dressing room. I lost my wife from sight, sat down at the exit, with my back to the cabin, the ladder was on my right. Nearby was the conductor girl, man and me. We began to pull people out of the embrasure with smoke. Three persons. Two meters and one tra...

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by mxaxai
Tue May 07, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines Selling Discussion Thread
Replies: 227
Views: 30075

Re: LH ready to take over DE

All of the Thomas Cook airlines. No hint of any interest in TUI so far.

Lufthansa accepts that Condor's short haul network would be subject to anti-trust regulations if LH takes over DE.

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by mxaxai
Tue May 07, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

How about looking at DC9 and DC10 loss rates. Same 60s design flown in scheduled service until very recently. Seems like they did just fine as compared to more modern aircraft. I’m sure someone can get us a statistic. I can: http://www.airsafe.com/events/models/rate_mod.htm Older jets, like the DC9...

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by mxaxai
Mon May 06, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Regarding the theorized flight control degradation to direct law, could this mode of control result in the crew having reduced control input on approach and be a cause of the poor landing? Or put another way, would the crew be hampered by the direct law control inputs and thus have a bad landing? T...

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by mxaxai
Mon May 06, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air 737 runway overrun into river at NAS Jacksonville
Replies: 247
Views: 40832

Re: Miami Air 737 runway overrun into river at NAS Jacksonville

Jouhou wrote:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-florida-airplane/thrust-reverser-broken-on-plane-that-slid-into-florida-river-idUSKCN1SB0SO

No one's talking about the inoperative thrust-reverser yet? RIP pets.

Isn't landing distance supposed to be calculated without reverse thrust?

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by mxaxai
Mon May 06, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Also the article wording seems to imply that 37 person have been confirmed survive but that doesn't mean 41 people are dead, just that 41 people could die from the accident? Well, identification of victims is probably still ongoing. Counting the living seems to be easier than counting the dead. It ...

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by mxaxai
Mon May 06, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

Best exterior videos I've found on the evacuation from the R1 door at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCybSEQuP0I and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugc0tTyFvD8. Syncing unique common events in the videos, like the ******* blocking the exit and then jumping out with his roll-aboard suitcase around...

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by mxaxai
Sun May 05, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

either on the emergency exits over the wings The SSJ, like the E-170 and CSeries, has no over-wing exits. Only front and back. Theoretically, this could be a textbook evacuation with half of the exits inoperable, 90 seconds time ... Perhaps the more realistic way to adress carry-on luggage is to ac...

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by mxaxai
Sun May 05, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

either on the emergency exits over the wings The SSJ, like the E-170 and CSeries, has no over-wing exits. Only front and back. Theoretically, this could be a textbook evacuation with half of the exits inoperable, 90 seconds time ... Perhaps the more realistic way to adress carry-on luggage is to ac...

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by mxaxai
Sun May 05, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

GO AROUND, dammit.... Don't try to save the landing, push the trottles. Unless of course there was some sort of control problem that caused the hard landing in the first place, and that makes a controlled go around doubtful. Perhaps the video is sped up but they seem to be pretty fast. The aircraft...

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by mxaxai
Sun May 05, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 799
Views: 130386

Re: Aeroflot SSJ100 on fire at Moscow (SVO)

All evacuated, 6 injured. Evacuation ...and passengers with their luggages...Congratulations Aeroflot ! It happens all the time these days, passenger behaviour is out of the airlines' control. Recent examples of fire evacuations; British Airways 2276 American 383 Asiana 214 All were spotted with at...

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by mxaxai
Sun May 05, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBD CEO: "We are divesting out of commercial, focus on business aircraft moving forward"
Replies: 47
Views: 8330

Re: BBD CEO: "We are divesting out of commercial, focus on business aircraft moving forward"

BBD has had huge losses in their rail business. It is killing the company. Is that true? Some on a.net seem to have blamed the divestiture of the CSeries on the CSeries itself, that being what was killing the company. They have kept the rail business, and although I have always been an Alstom fan (...

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by mxaxai
Sat May 04, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami Air 737 runway overrun into river at NAS Jacksonville
Replies: 247
Views: 40832

Re: Miami Air 737 runway overrun into river at NAS Jacksonville

I'm curious how long pilots have to initiate a go-around...I usually hear about 'em when they miss the approach or aren't lined up properly or something, but once you're on the ground and you aren't slowing down fast enough, can you initiate a go-around at that point? Obviously it depends on your s...

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by mxaxai
Fri May 03, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Testing/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 10209

Re: Embraer E2 Testing/Production Thread - 2019

hilram wrote:
One thing is for sure, when SK phases out the 737s, there will be quite a step in capacity between the Bombardier CRJ-900 (90 Y) and A320neo (180 Y).
I think the E195-E2 would be ideal for SK.

Depending on SAS' scope clauses they could get some E2-175 too and replace the CR9.

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by mxaxai
Thu May 02, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Germany Considers Tornado Replacement
Replies: 1209
Views: 132650

Re: Germany Considers Tornado Replacement

It is not national interest, it is a commercial question. If Dassault is not free to export the plane without German interference, the concept is not financially viable, because the business case depends on them selling the plane to nations that the US might not sell their fighters and/or have bad ...

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by mxaxai
Wed May 01, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What happened to the A320 Electric Taxi System
Replies: 6
Views: 2147

Re: What happened to the A320 Electric Taxi System

My question in one of those other threads was why not use the new electric motors to build quiet, efficient electric aircraft tugs instead? Well if you use external tugs, you'd have to provide tugs to and from the runway. Unless these tugs are remote controlled from the cockpit, this adds significa...

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by mxaxai
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What happened to the A320 Electric Taxi System
Replies: 6
Views: 2147

Re: What happened to the A320 Electric Taxi System

I suppose they quietly parked the project. Good one. :thumbsup: Back to the original question, I'd guess they decided the ability drive the plane like a car during the short time it is maneuvering on the ground wasn't worth the weight penalty incurred while the plane is in flight. Further: How well...

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by mxaxai
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Germany Considers Tornado Replacement
Replies: 1209
Views: 132650

Re: Germany Considers Tornado Replacement

https://www.ft.com/content/4b56e040-6993-11e9-80c7-60ee53e6681d More at the link. The article is behind a paywall. But your excerpt consists of statements from Lockheed Martin only, who are probably a bit biased in these matters. Also regarding sales to Saudi Arabia (or other similar countries), th...

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by mxaxai
Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries
Replies: 82
Views: 10511

Re: 'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries

Sure, it may have been hard for this guy, and I can't begin to imagine how difficult it is for him to do routine tasks that most people take for granted, but I have a hard time believing they were left with no other choice than to have him crawl around. "They" as in "The airline staf...

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