Boris was favorite prior to his ambush which led to TM becoming PM, I expect something similar this time, issue will be that just like TM, we will not really know the true ambitions of the next PM because we were not really paying too much attention to them. If it is someone who previously held a po...Jump to post
Interested wrote:Did anyone you ever have a need to write lots of posts calling for better pilot training around the world for pilots UNTIL Max crashed ?
Be honest ?
Confirmed NG simulator did not accurately reflect manual trim wheel forces.
Interesting that every time the lack of engine choice was brought up in all the numerous 737-A320 threads, it was shot down because it doesn't matter much, but suddenly it's "oh we don't know, it could be better with two". Some consistency would be nice, to at least mask an agenda. Hopefu...Jump to post
I would tend to think FAA has little say in this Boeing fiasco. It would unground them day after grounding. However, Boeing wants plane flying in all countries simultaneously. Problem with that theory is that those numbers per some countries may be very small, how many frames does Lion Air have ver...Jump to post
Just a question - with B ferrying aircraft after production to storage, would they take the opportunity to run the new software package for those flights to mitigate (if it gets approved) the upgrade scenario that needs to happen on the original grounded aircraft? Each aircraft has its own maintena...Jump to post
So how does CFM do that when the airlines are actually using the engines? When IFSD's occur, the airlines are required to file official reports, if the media does not pick those up are we suggesting that CFM is paying the media to not publish bad news? At least we know that no A.Net members are on a...Jump to post
Does not change the fact that the FAA is mandated by the US Congress to be the regulator for the airline industry, Boeing cannot unground the MAX, so those choosing to sit on every word that Boeing gives and report it as go live dates are FAKE NEWS experts. As for the congress, no amount of diversio...Jump to post
We can try to divert, distract, generalize, ask for proof of a undetermined schedule, but the FAA boss said a return to service for the 737MAX by the end of 2019 sounded correct. So far Boeing has been quiet about that. If they expect / believe something else, they would have responded. And lets st...Jump to post
RLI is not a commitment that has to be honored like sovereign debt, as long as the agreement states that it must be repaid it is a loan, if the risk sharing partners who loaned the money then decide to share the risk if the program fails, then that is a failed investment which happens all the time, ...Jump to post
If you’re the CEO of a large aerospace company and can cave to a reporter you should quit. Come on, no one forced that answer from either of them. Remind me again what's the problem here, what the individual actually said or the liberty that the so called Fifth Estate took, I guess these are the sa...Jump to post
So too large for fuselage or overall layout suffered? I believe A320 fuselage is about same size and handles same size engines as MAX without extra issues. So starting statement So to be clear, in every other thread discussing the 737 and the A320 we are constantly told how much wider and more comf...Jump to post
5 months of research, wow, the Maori's have been around for how many centuries, the current tattoo craze started what 20 to 30 years ago, safe to say the original purpose was to keep certain people out. Just amazing what 5 months of research can reveal.
Well I for one hope EASA do the right thing which is to lift the grounding if, and only if, they are completely satisfied with the fixes. How do you suggest they do that, have a MAX shipped to Europe by barge so that EASA personnel can verify and test everything? In this environment, it makes no se...Jump to post
The recertification seem to drag on forever. So much for this magical "quick fix". What recertification? We know Boeing came up with their software fix, tested it and finally submitted to the FAA for review and approval. Ok, maybe I need clarity, when you say recertification, are you talk...Jump to post
Yes, they can get ferry permits. Yes, they can move 737s to the desert, or even better yet, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_San_Antonio ( SKF ) which has a lot of land that Boeing already leases. Some have moved to SKF already as noted in this thread. But it seems Boeing is finding it more effec...Jump to post
Yes if the UK abide by the international rues and treaties. And of course be ready to see trade deals under consideration. I was under the impression that if they leave the EU they would have to side trade deals with everyone and be a signatory to whatever treaties the UN etc demand...was not think...Jump to post
Anyone interested in when the storage of the MAX a/c start affecting the other programs that need the space, in particular the 787? Thankfully they have another location to produce the 787 that does not have space being taken up by the MAX a/c., can they increase the rate there, are the production l...Jump to post
You are clearly not fully understanding FoM and mixing it up with passport free travel: 1/ FoM is a citizen right of EU citizens only which allows them to move to and settle in any EU country. 2/ Passport free travel is something which comes with the Schengen Area and basically means all people wit...Jump to post
Not a designer or engineer, so correct me if I am wrong.. From some of what I have read I get the impression that adjusting the stabiliser design would help resolve the problems that sparked the genesis of MCAS. Would that take months or would it be years? If an airworthiness certificate is refused...Jump to post
Now the interesting thing is that once the UK leaves the EU without any sort of a deal like some now advocate, the Dubliin regulation can no longer be enforced and so France (and others like Belgium and the Netherlands) could just decide to let all those transit-migrants who want nothing but reach ...Jump to post
If NTSB discovers inadequacies, what happens? Can they force re-certification on Boeing? How long would it take to do that? The NTSB would make recommendations to the regulatory body who has the authority to accept, reject or modify then mandate implementation. Wanna guess who the regulatory body i...Jump to post
The bigger issue for me with this incident was the alarms stopping after the stall and or speed got to deep / slow then starting up again when recovery started and the a/c once again got into the threshold for the alarm to start. I can see that adding to the confusion where you think you are recover...Jump to post
So anyone seen any details on why Boeing has not submitted their fix to the FAA for them to schedule their own test flight and acceptance or rejection, is Boeing waiting for any additional requirements from the FAA to be included in the fix? We know Boeing completed their flight test about a month a...Jump to post
unlike humans being sent to jail, airplane grounding is not a punitive action - the main goal of grounding is to prevent accidents from a known cause which may occur before the fix is done. If probability exceeds certain threshold, then grounding is warranted. There is no indication that whatever s...Jump to post
BOEING DECEIVED THE FAA AND PURCHASERS OF THE BOEING 737-8 MAX BY ASSERTING THAT CRITICAL SAFETY FEATURES NEED NOT BE STANDARD, OFFERING THEN ONLY AS OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT AT EXTRA COST 140. Evidence that BOEING put its profits ahead of safety in its design, production, assembly, manufacture, and mark...Jump to post
Depends on the agreement, right? If they are supposed to pay back money on a program on deliveries only then I fail to see how you can pay money if there is no deliveries to be made. At the same time if you invested on the A320 and is still receiving RLI long after the initial investment has been p...Jump to post
The backstop is there because in UK there isn't consensus on what kind of workable relationship you want after Brexit. As simple as that. I still do not understand why the Remainers in parliament are against it, they voted with the Brexiters, even labour voted against. Is there something else in th...Jump to post
chepos wrote:Leadership that can get everyone going in the same direction...
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What do you expect to happen the day after Brexit ? What will change in your life ? You will still live in the same home, still have the same job (hopefully), still buy groceries at the same shop. Prices might change, products might change a bit, but other than that ? Disclaimer, playing devils adv...Jump to post
A101 wrote:in my opinion it’s better to wait till after the blood letting that’s going to take place and rebuild from their.
No, a breaking of democracy is sitting on the fence and not letting the public have a say about whether to continue with this shambles. I would rephrase that to say not implementing the decision that you passed on to the public is breaking the democracy. Obviously they never expected the vote to be...Jump to post
Yet importing from third countries will always be more expensive due to the added transportation, insurance and/or financing costs, if the goods can be purchased from third countries (for the same quality). Needless to say, there will always be a substitute available somewhere, but at what cost? We...Jump to post
That's fine, just don't expect us to shut up about it especially when the difference was 3% and one side wants to go hell for leather on the most damaging of options that was never promoted as an option by any Brexiteer prior or post referendum. Unfortunately, if that 3% margin is used for a re-vot...Jump to post
This is getting ridiculous: the German yellow press is now complaining that Boeing is using their employee’s parking spaces for storing B737Max’s including satellite picture: Simple fixes to the problem. 1. Cease production of the MAX and send all staff home, just pay the vendors 2. Place a couple ...Jump to post
I suggest you re-read the rest of my reply from my last post where I specifically deal with why the 'respect the result of the referendum' is out of date and no longer a valid arguement. Well if time is the main reason, the 2 year time frame built into the Article 50 process ensures that it will ne...Jump to post
These figures still show a complete split in the vote, and therefore the only democratic thing to do, is to put it to a second vote. How do you use a vote - in the UK - where the majority of the eligible voters chose not to vote to invalidate the results of the largest election turnout in the histo...Jump to post
SNP has done extremely well.
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-sc ... s-48424055
LJ wrote:The UK got some opt outs which most other EU countries didn't get.
They're pretty clear that "no deal" is unacceptable to them. They are also pretty clear that the WA is "unacceptable to them", in fact they voted it down multiple times already. Since the EU says no renegotiation and the parliament does not want the WA, what exactly are their op...Jump to post
I am not sure your statement is right. If you look carefully into air traffic growth, it shows that air travel is growing at a relatively high pace. It may be that they were not looking closely enough? In terms of growth for example, international travel to the Caribbean may be on the uptick, but i...Jump to post
sabenapilot wrote:"No PM can ignore the will of Parliament"
[ I think you're wrong. I fully expect first class to be on these aircraft, and there to still be four classes. It may just have fewer economy class passengers. The money is in the premium classes, and I would be quite surprised if there is no first class. My thinking is the less classes would allo...Jump to post
The problem is that if someone was reading this thread, all these see from certain posters is blame being assigned to pilots. The optics are terrible and makes it look like there is a strong agenda to just blame the pilots instead of Boeing, which is wrong even by your own admission. I seriously do...Jump to post
If I was Qantas CEO I would put a 777-8 on the Perth to London route. I would also have the Perth flight arriving in London a couple hours after the non stop Sydney and Melbourne flights. So the bags from the Melbourne and Sydney non stop flights could be put on the Perth flight when required. This...Jump to post
[quote="ElPistolero"] The EU is perfectly entitled to expect continuity and commitment to an international treaty, just as most of the international community is when it signs treaties. If it's not convinced, it isn't required to reach an agreement regardless - with the UK anymore than it ...Jump to post
Which single market are you talking about, the world, EU, all of Europe with Africa? Free competition within the EU but you exclude the rest of the world, is that capitalism within the EU or protectionism of the EU from the rest of the world? On the election front I agree with those who in principle...Jump to post