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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

Nahalem regarding 7AB. The minimum aisle width is 15". So a 7AB will then have a total of 30" of aisle. That is 50% more aisle space for 16% more seats compared to a 737. This is why 8AB is better as the aisle space stays the same with one extra seat. So the aisle space is now a lower perc...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

The problem with this is that according to the known market research less than 15% of all interested airlines want more than 250 seats, while over 50% asked for less than 200 seats. At what density though? JAL has only 186 seats in their 787-8. https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Japan_Airlines/Japan...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

That is why I predict there will be 3 fuselage lengths with very large length differences between each one. As a result we will see a massive difference in range between the shortest and longest models. So Boeing can cover everything from 1000nm short hops to transatlantic at a full load into the wi...

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by RJMAZ
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

It's funny watching Keejse argue for a Boeing NB when he brought us the well thought out, and plausible Boeing WB Ecoliner Concept. Yes the big winged narrowbody concept with its 5000nm range could never have great CASM on a short 1000nm flight. These short flights would make up the majority of fli...

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by RJMAZ
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

It a beefed up big NMA is good for >3000NM > 250 seats only, it will be wiped away by much cheaper NB's in the (huge) <1500NM segment. And also wiped away >3500NM by much more capable, bulk produced twin aisles. That can fly to/from Asia the next day, or alternatively TATL with an extra 20t of reve...

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by RJMAZ
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

So I plotted the aircraft numbers. As we can see there is a consistent link between the range of the aircraft and the empty weight per passenger. http://members.iinet.net.au/~1300subbox/passvsrange.jpg The ranges quoted are with a light passenger payload. With the maximum passenger amount usually th...

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by RJMAZ
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

Again, you went for a 9-abreast A300. Do the numbers again with 321 seats ( as the Thomas Cook A322) https://www.seatmaestro.com/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/airplanes/monarch-airlines-airbus-a300-603r.pdf 361 seats in the A300 A300 - 17" seats with two 15" aisles. 757 - 17.2" seats with ...

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by RJMAZ
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

A300 is a widebody that is optimized for short range , and we have shown how it competes against 752 that has exactly the same range (4,000 nm vs 3,900 nm), 752 is the one with better weight/passenger. Range isn't to be blamed here, it is the efficacy of narrowbody aircraft. A300 88,500kg / 361 sea...

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by RJMAZ
Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

That raises the question: is above 300 seats the NMA spec airlines are looking for? Apparently not. More up to 250 seats. http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2016/07/09/AI29_pie1.jpeg You do realise that the 767 and A310 size actually covers 81% of that pie chart. The ...

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by RJMAZ
Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

If we take the lightest variants of twin aisles, and the most (unusual) positive seating numbers I feel that I'm repeating myself. You've just compared widebody aircraft with greater range. 762 - 6500nm 763 - 5900nm A310 - 5100nm A300 - 4000nm 753 - 3400nm 752 - 3900nm A321CEO - 3200nm A321NEOLR - ...

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by RJMAZ
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

Sure ? But I think the backers of a twin aisle NMA solution are slowly loosing ground. The economics look unconvincing, Probably somewhere halfway in between 737 and 787. Technical breakthroughs that can not be applied to a longer, lighter same capacity NB are invisible. And now Boeing seems to del...

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by RJMAZ
Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

That doesn't change the fact that the 757-300, with its stretch, has better economics than the CEOs/NGs and the smallest widebodies above it - even with the drag (pun-intended) of the 757's suboptimal wing. It would have sold better if its EIS was not right around 9/11. You've got your dates wrong....

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by RJMAZ
Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

Correlation does not equal causation. On September 11 2001 the 757 only had 49 outstanding orders or one years production left. That is a dead program or as people call the 747-8 "on life support" So it was dead before September 11. The A321 and the A320 in general got increased orders af...

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by RJMAZ
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

[quote="heavymetal"]Polot is exactly correct here. The 757-300's lack of sales was a function of it's poor timing to market, not it's poor economics. Ask any of the carriers operating it - for the carriers that operate it, its one of, if not the, most profitable narrowbodies thanks to its ...

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by RJMAZ
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

What I still find somewhat perverse is the argument here is always between X8 twin and X6 single.Yet Boeing have stated they are going for this terrible idea that can't possibly work -the ovoid X7. The 787 was launched as an 8AB aircraft now its a 9AB with 95% of operators. The aircraft may launch ...

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by RJMAZ
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

Well, 767-300 has the exact range as 752, it is 767-300ER that has almost double the range, and the extra range is really what made it the most successful 767 variant. An all economy A300 would seat around 325 passengers, that is still heavier per passenger than 752 and 753 in a similar configurati...

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by RJMAZ
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

Your rules of thumb are off here. Compare the same age same seat capacity Boeing 753 and 762 and even then the sub optimal 753 is much lighter. The 767 has nearly double the range. So of course it will be heavier. It has more than twice the fuel capacity compared to the 757. The cabin area isn't th...

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by RJMAZ
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

Please provide a detailed analyses why you believe a 7 abreast twin aisle is as structurally efficient as a single aisle below ~ 275 seats. We have thoroughly been over this. We have done empty weight per passenger using identical cabins. We have done empty weight per cabin area. We have done empty...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?
Replies: 33
Views: 8102

Re: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?

Work those ratios out for this A322 (@28% longer) and you get 19% and 17% OEW increases. Which are in between what we think - admittedly both are closer to your 20% than to my 13%. 19% is much closer to 20% than 13%. You are going on about maximum takeoff weight but it's the maximum landing weight ...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

3000 nm is the exact distance from JFK to LHR. Still air. No reserves. A plane designed for 3000 nm pax and bags only will be very marginal - see Leeham's analysis of the A321LR carrying 206 pax between JFK and LHR. Also, lie-flat seats have become a competitive feature over the Atlantic and only t...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?
Replies: 33
Views: 8102

Re: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?

Your model does not pass the sniff test. You must have a bad sense of smell :) The 757-300 is 15% longer than the 757-200 and weighs 10.5% more. So extending the A321 by 28.3% should provide a 19.8% weight gain based on that. 10T works out to be 19.7% increase on the A321. So the numbers are spot o...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

A - Compare the GEnx2 to RR211-524 weight wise. Not the GE CF6 The RR211-524 is even lighter. Weight 4,300kg. 86.3" fan diameter 60klb thrust. That is 80% of the weight and diameter of the genX. If the 767-400 needed a longer nose gear to go from 86" to 94" then it is highly doubtful...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 80 meters wingspan limit and A380 upgrade
Replies: 25
Views: 7771

Re: 80 meters wingspan limit and A380 upgrade

The A380 wingspan is already greater than its fuselage length. Most aircraft have a wingspan less than the fuselage length. Span is not the problem. The main issue is the wing is too thick. It was built to allow for a stretch to 80m. All that needs to be done is for the current wing to be made thinn...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Widening Fuselage (hypothetical) CS500
Replies: 14
Views: 1114

Re: Widening Fuselage (hypothetical) CS500

Even the wingbox would need to be changed to fit a bigger fuselage. Also the base of the tail would require changes as it meets the new fuselage. It would pretty much be a new aircraft. Probably less than 50% commonality with the CS300. The wings and cockpit would be the main parts that could be reu...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?
Replies: 33
Views: 8102

Re: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?

How much (or could) going to a double-bogie (similar to the ones used on the Indian aircraft) allow for an increase of MTOW in their own right? The double bogie is simply to distribute the weight over more wheels. This was for poor quality airports. The gear would still have to be made stronger. Bu...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?
Replies: 33
Views: 8102

Re: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?

Wait did I read that right? A plane that can fly 5-6 hours can only fly for 15 minutes if we increase the weight by 10%? Shocking! Yes, I'll give you the numbers. The A321NEO weighs 51T. Normal passenger payload is 22T bringing the weight up to 73T. As the maximum takeoff weight is 97T there is eno...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

A "cheap" enhancement for the 767 would be to put GEnx2 engines on the 764. The extra height of the landing gear allows for a drop in installation. The GEnx2 is only 300 lb heavier than a RB211, so the wing should be able to take it. Genx2 is WAY bigger 763 engine - 3900kg - 86" fan ...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?
Replies: 33
Views: 8102

Re: Would be possible to stretch the A321 to the DC-8-63 lenght?

Anything is possible. I'll throw some numbers at you. Such a stretch would add 10T extra payload and 10T of extra fuselage weight. With the current wing that can lift 97T that would mean you'd only be left with enough fuel for a 15 minute flight. You'd need a very long time 4000m runway as the tail ...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

Compare the relative orders/deliveries of A332 to A333 by year. Its a stark turnaround at 2009/2010. There is a mass movement. Whether its due to range or more refined risk modelling or something else is up for debate, but the shift definitely occurs. You have jumped to the biggest conclusion based...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

My problem with this logic is the mass movement there was from ordering A332 to ordering A333 when MTOW increases allowed the range (of both) to rise. Did it cross a range threshold of sorts with airlines? Its not as if the CASM of A333 wasn't always much better than A332. There was no mass movemen...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

http://cdn-image.travelandleisure.com/sites/default/files/1498053213/lineup-boeing-plane-NEWBOEING0617.jpg Is it okay to use this photo to try and guess the size of 797? I mean, it was at least made by Boeing By comparing it against the sizes of 757, 767, and 787 in that photo, it does seem to me t...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

I suspect most readers think MOM is going to be a tight 7ab with limited to nil cargo space - because Boeing have told us that is what they think it is going to be. I really struggle to understand why, if a tight 8ab was the answer to a market that is so big, we haven't already got a 767NEO. A 767N...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans
Replies: 762
Views: 130389

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

So could a 8-abreast passenger-forward "combi" supporting 8 full-size LD3's, oval fuselage, and no "belly" deck work as a MOM design? It would seem to address the "stubby" aspect of a 200-250 seat twin aisle and give good flexibility for a stretch. LD3's on the main de...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

I thought we all came to the agreement that Boeing's MOM would be a tight 8ab? With the same cabin length that provides 88% the capacity if the 9ab 788. The longest MOM member would be shorter, so at most 85% capacity of the 788. Then the shorter length MOM's would probably be 65% and 75% capacity o...

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by RJMAZ
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 734
Views: 128838

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

Can someone calculate the CASM and RASM of the 763 vs a 788? I'll have a shot. Assuming: 1300nm average trip. Lowish fuel price. Two trips per day. 6.5 hours per day. 10 year life. $133million vs $200million purchase price. 250 vs 300 domestic cabin seating. 10 year service life. Equal $66 million r...

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by RJMAZ
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Downloading ticket data in bulk
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Downloading ticket data in bulk

I agree that domestic prices do change rapidly a day or two before the flights.

I would be doing this a month or two out from the trip, so more stable prices. I doubt they would change much within an hour. I could also see prices trends. Some days are cheaper on one airline but not on another.

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by RJMAZ
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Downloading ticket data in bulk
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Downloading ticket data in bulk

Hi guys, I'm planning a holiday with multiple stopovers. Is there any way of downloading in spreadsheet form the ticket prices of route? Prices can fluctuate nearly 100% depending on demand. So as I have no set dates, if I can get the data in a table I can plan the trip and probably save $1000+. Fro...

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by RJMAZ
Sun Dec 03, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

Landing gear strength is determined by a combination of landing speed/sink rate and weight. If a new slightly larger but lighter carbon wing is fitted it would provide lower takeoff and landing speeds. So the weights can go up a bit without any strengthening. Also in terms of wing root bending havin...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

I've never seen that graphic before, but it's very similar to what I just posted. With the A319 out of the picture a derivative of the XR wing could now be used across all models. The A321XR in that graphic would make the A321 redundant. The bigger wing would offer better lift to drag and offset the...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team up for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator
Replies: 110
Views: 31456

Re: Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team up for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator

The APU will also be a consideration. Will it even continue to be a generator in its own right? An hour's battery time should suffice for most short haul turn arounds - and ground power is usually available anyway. I'm sure they will eventually have a full electric version without an generator for ...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team up for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator
Replies: 110
Views: 31456

Re: Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team up for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator

Still waiting for someone to suggest using the "windmilling" electric fans to generate/repower the storage unit during descent phase of flight. (ala dynamic braking in railroad locomotives) That would probably work well. It would help recharge the batteries so if they had an aborted landi...

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by RJMAZ
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

I think a new wing for an A320/A321/A322 family may not be a good thing. The average flight for the A320 is only about 2 hours and most airplanes aren’t flying around near MTOW. A larger wing may hurt the economics around the core 500-1500mile market where most A320s fly. 100% spot on. To stretch t...

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by RJMAZ
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team up for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator
Replies: 110
Views: 31456

Re: Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team up for hybrid-electric flight demonstrator

The biggest advantage would be once you've gone electric you can easily fit motors in the wheels. This will reduce the thrust requirement on takeoff, taxiing and significantly reduce takeoff roll. For landing they would also provide braking. Multiple small electric props on the front of the wing wor...

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by RJMAZ
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

Based on 767-200 non-ER max TO weight and engine thrust, I'd think a 150 ton MOM would need at least 50,000 lb engines unless the wing area is substantially larger than the 767's 3050 sq ft (which of course would add more weight) 762 is 142T with 48,000lb of thrust allowing a very short 1900m takeo...

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by RJMAZ
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

The biggest problem for Airbus will be having suitable engines. If Boeing goes with a full carbon 8AB MOM it will probably be fairly light with a 150T MTO. Engine thrust would be around 45,000lb. A shortened smaller wing A330 would struggle to get down to 150T MTO. The Airbus model would ideally nee...

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by RJMAZ
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

Yeah, that was doing the rounds a few years back too, but how realistic are 16.5" seats? For reference, the BAe 146 has - Floor width: 3.24m, shoulder width: 3.42m The CSeries has - Floor width: 3.10m, shoulder width: 3.28m How many operated the 146/RJ with 6 a-breast? It would be totally unre...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

What keesje is trying to say is that the longerons could be lighter if the tube diameter is increased. The greater diameter tube will be able to resist bending easier. What he doesnt realise is the extra material in each frame and the skin itself adds more weight/load to the longerons. So they both ...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Nov 28, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

I disagree that the CSeries problem is in the fuselage sizing, rather it's in the size of the wings/stabilizers driven by the design range. The CS100 and CS300 are built to fly over 3,000nmi, which is far greater than 99% of it's missions will ever be. If they had sized the major components to refl...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

Hey RJMAZ. I meant a common developed fuselage for the 757-200/300 which would then lend itself to the 737 replacement in the long term, but with a different wing (for both models (plus 220 and sub 220)). High ground clearance ensuring future propulsion possibilities. The tube of the fuselage is th...

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by RJMAZ
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 895
Views: 162317

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

Could it not be possible that Boeing are considering long-term the 737 replacement and therefore, will pitch a single aisle that covers the 757-200/300 initially (220-270 pax) with an all new fuselage, wing and engine. Then, using this fuselage ultimately an integral part of the 737 replacement? If...

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