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by Newbiepilot
Sun May 28, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours
Replies: 16
Views: 2289

Re: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours

Airbus will announce a lot of orders that they have been saving up for the show and some anetters will deny this and insist that the orders had been made that week.... Given the dearth of orders announced by Airbus so far in 2017, I am expecting that they have saved up the announcements for the air...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun May 28, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours
Replies: 16
Views: 2289

Re: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours

I'll play... UA launches the MoM with 100 firm 50 options. UAbuys CS100 50 firm 50 options UA converts A350 order to A319/320 NEOs UA buys the max amount of E175s per new scope with the purchase of CS100 DL buys 100 MoM with 50 Options AA buys 100 MoM with 50 options AA buys 100 CS100 AA converts A...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun May 28, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787-9 <-> Airbus A330-900 Competition
Replies: 645
Views: 77019

Re: Boeing 787-9 <-> Airbus A330-900 Competition

Boeings are priced like a Chevy and Airbus' like a Honda, the actual equipment fitted in the Honda as standard is optional on the Chevy. So the list price is not really comparable besides which it is generally accepted by the industry that A330s are dirt cheap with significant discounts off list as...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 27, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 123
Views: 16164

Re: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?

Obviously, because like all 10000 planes Airbus has sold, it was due to discounts. Weird how I can count on one hand the number of times someone has suggested an airline made a mistake ordering a Boeing. Thank you!! People tend to react to the thread title more than the contents of the OP, as it's ...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 27, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 123
Views: 16164

Re: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?

I think Delta made the right decision for them, however the OP did bring up efficiency and where the 787 may burn less fuel. People were quick to jump on him since he declared he thinks the 787 would have been better, but not really discuss the efficiency point supporting his opinion which is a vali...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 27, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 123
Views: 16164

Re: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?

Obviously, because like all 10000 planes Airbus has sold, it was due to discounts. Weird how I can count on one hand the number of times someone has suggested an airline made a mistake ordering a Boeing. Perhaps you should have named the title to be "Why did Delta order the A330 and A350"...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 27, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A332 3 Engine Incidences in 6 Days on Same Engine
Replies: 45
Views: 7498

Re: DL A332 3 Engine Incidences in 6 Days on Same Engine

Probably just a hangar queen. I'm sure Delta would scrap it if it was economical to do so but it's probably making more money flying around with an engine having issues than if they didn't have an extra A330-200. Engine get removed all the time. Delta has spare engines in over haul. Your post doesn...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 27, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A332 3 Engine Incidences in 6 Days on Same Engine
Replies: 45
Views: 7498

Re: DL A332 3 Engine Incidences in 6 Days on Same Engine

Probably just a hangar queen. I'm sure Delta would scrap it if it was economical to do so but it's probably making more money flying around with an engine having issues than if they didn't have an extra A330-200. Engine get removed all the time. Delta has spare engines in over haul. Your post doesn...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri May 26, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A332 3 Engine Incidences in 6 Days on Same Engine
Replies: 45
Views: 7498

Re: DL A332 3 Engine Incidences in 6 Days on Same Engine

http://avherald.com/h?article=4a980006&opt=0 Same engine, 3 issues in 6 days. Really makes me question Delta ETOPS MX procedures...there's really no way to excuse this. Enough with the sensationalism.. the article even says the engine wasn't shut down. Yes, there is something that isn't correct...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri May 26, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 123
Views: 16164

Re: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?

Delta leadership has publicly stated an intent to buy airbus over Boeing aircraft if the former is within a few percentage points in performance/price of the latter. Can't see how they could possibly avoid these two models in their network given those (legitimate) preferences and the relationship B...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri May 26, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 123
Views: 16164

Re: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?

I can't understand how anyone would conclude that the A350-900 has more seats than the 787-10. The cabin fuselage difference would favor the 787-9 even if it is narrower. Business class seat pitch might be slightly tighter on the A350, but I don't think that will make up for the different cabin leng...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri May 26, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 123
Views: 16164

Re: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?

Not mentioned yet is that the 9 abreast A350 or 8 abreast A330neo has a superior Y passenger experience compared to the 9 abreast 787. With competition on most of their markets, I think Delta weighed that factor in. That may explain why Delta sticks to 9 abreast on their 777's contrary to common kn...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri May 26, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 123
Views: 16164

Re: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?

At the same time, Boeing had few short term delivery slots on the 787 and had a huge backlog. Boeing likely wasn't desperate for a win. They didn't want to drop price, especially with the deferred production costs still increasing on the 787 program at the time... I heard Delta ordering A330NEO/A35...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri May 26, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?
Replies: 123
Views: 16164

Re: Did Delta Make a Mistake Acquiring the A350 and A330 Neo?

When Delta ordered the A330neo, Airbus was needing a solid launch customer in a strong financial position. Launching with just Air Asia X and leasing companies wasn't enough to ensure a strong used market for the airplane and confidence that it would be in operation for 20 or more years for the supp...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed May 24, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320neo with mood lightning?
Replies: 16
Views: 2237

Re: First narrowbody with mood lightning

I was thinking the other day... how it'd be nice to have some light coming in to the crown of the cabin. While windows would be too heavy and not practical from a fatigue point of view... .. how much would it weigh to have a large LCD screen every 2nd roof panel and displaying the sky above. Would ...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed May 24, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A320neo with mood lightning?
Replies: 16
Views: 2237

Re: First narrowbody with mood lightning

The 737 has offered interior mood lighting with the Sky interior package for about 6 years now ever since they introduced LED interior lights. Some airlines like VX installed colored lenses to give a mood lighting effect to the regular flourescent lights years before that. Anshabi, It seems like you...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed May 24, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inconsistent 787 NH J Class Center Section
Replies: 8
Views: 2100

Re: Inconsistent 787 NH J Class Center Section

The 787-8s that were early build airplanes got the sky lounge first generation seat from SICMA before they merged with Zodiac. The later 787-9s have the sky lounge 3 seat design from Zodiac. The newer seat is shaped like an egg and is wider at the front of the arm rest than it is at the back. The ol...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue May 23, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X reports Q1 2017 results
Replies: 11
Views: 1820

Re: AirAsia X reports Q1 2017 results

So it looks like AirAsiaX is growing, but with declining yields. It's a worldwide trend right now. Overcapacity results in dropping yields. It makes me wonder what Air Asia X will do with the 78 airplanes on order. That is massive expansion from 20 something planes now, which will be tough since ri...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue May 23, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 333
Views: 78131

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

TAP reporting they expect theirs in the first half of 2018, but it could clip to third quarter. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/tap-a330neo-deliveries-at-least-a-year-away-pinto-437522/ After a lot of excitement when the plane was launched, it seems like most of the enthusiasm is gone. M...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue May 23, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who is most likely to place an "end of the line" order for the 748?
Replies: 100
Views: 12499

Re: Who is most likely to place an "end of the line" order for the 748?

it would likely have nil resale value This. While the 747-8 is a good lifter, financing the aircraft is an issue. Looking at this thread , one can understand why nobody wants to finance brand new 747-8i aircraft. I agree with low resale value if we are talking about passenger planes, but disagree w...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue May 23, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who is most likely to place an "end of the line" order for the 748?
Replies: 100
Views: 12499

Re: Who is most likely to place an "end of the line" order for the 748?

I think UPS, Atlas, Cargolux, AirBridgeCargo, and Silkway are all likely airlines to order more 747-8Fs. I think the 747-8F resale values are going to remain high and in those planes will probably be in service for over 30 years. They have unique capabilities that can only be matched by Antonovs.

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by Newbiepilot
Tue May 23, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X reports Q1 2017 results
Replies: 11
Views: 1820

Re: AirAsia X reports Q1 2017 results

So it looks like AirAsiaX is growing, but with declining yields. They are celebrating a 22% increase in revenue, which is great. However capacity increased 28% and passengers carried was up 33%. http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/malaysia-s-airasia-x-feels-impact-of-weak-ringgit-higher-fue...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 22, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines getting seven used A330-300's
Replies: 54
Views: 11377

Re: Brussels Airlines orders new A330-300 equipment

You don't order used aircraft. Fyi Of course you can order used aircraft. You can call a lessor and order some aircraft if they are up for sale. Hence those A330s are new equipment for the SN fleet. That's a very narrow parsing of the language. The title is misleading. They are not getting factory ...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 22, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines getting seven used A330-300's
Replies: 54
Views: 11377

Re: Brussels Airlines orders new A330-300 equipment

Why buy 2019 delivery A330-300s instead of A330-900s? The press release is talking about the efficiency improvement of Trent 700s, which strikes me as odd since the Trent 7000 on the A330neo should be available for delivery in 2019

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by Newbiepilot
Sun May 21, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Richard Branson may start a new US airline venture after Alaska spat
Replies: 59
Views: 11610

Re: Richard Branson may start a new US airline venture after Alaska spat

Given how high fares can be, especially in summer, I welcome Virgin 2.0 as a passenger. Let's get some more competition that isn't coming from ULCCs like Spirit!

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by Newbiepilot
Sun May 21, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 558
Views: 87261

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

Sure. But with the 767 and 777 there was headroom built into the design from the start for stretch and ER versions. And the A330 could take advantage of the strength built into the A340. The unusual thing about the 789 is the fact that it appears to have pushed to a hard MTOW limit pretty much from...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 20, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787
Replies: 37
Views: 10347

Re: Saudi Gulf to buy B777 and B787

https://seekingalpha.com/article/400832 ... inus-300er
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Is this just firming up the order for 15 777s and 13 787s from Saudi that was discussed in September 2016?

https://seekingalpha.com/article/400832 ... inus-300er

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 20, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 558
Views: 87261

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

Interesting. I don't have any inside knowledge. But there is a consistent picture from multiple 787 threads that suggests: - Boeing management were firm they wanted to position the 787 as a 767 replacement and not as a 777 competitor, this influencing not just design weight but also fuselage diamet...

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by Newbiepilot
Thu May 18, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 558
Views: 87261

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

It is not true that extra width does not help in premium class. Even though business may be 1-2-1 on two different airplanes, it doesn't mean that extra width doesn't make a difference regarding seat pitch. American Airlines has 1-2-1 seats on both the 787-9 and 777-300 with similar layouts. The 77...

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by Newbiepilot
Thu May 18, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 558
Views: 87261

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

In this case 777 vs A350 the seat count difference grows if it's a relative heavy economy class cabin. In premium the extra width doesn't help. Premium remains 1-2-1 or 2-2-2. It is not true that extra width does not help in premium class. Even though business may be 1-2-1 on two different airplane...

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by Newbiepilot
Thu May 18, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field
Replies: 121
Views: 14612

Re: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field

Why no trans-con's such as EWR or JFK? Transcons are much smaller markets. They are not in the top ten from Seattle. LA Area and Bay Area are the top two markets that can easily fill a plane. I think LAS might happen because they want to keep their eye on allegiant. PDX and GEG would be big time sa...

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by Newbiepilot
Thu May 18, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Test Aircraft Performed Early Long Flight in Typical Airline Operating Conditions
Replies: 12
Views: 3271

Re: Airbus Test Aircraft Performed Early Long Flight in Typical Airline Operating Conditions

My question is, who would volunteer for a 12 test flight? I hope there was at least some inflight entertainment! I'll bet it was a fun flight to be on. Free food, booze, IFE, etc Doubt there would be alcohol, but it is quite a reward for the employees to fly the plane they spent the last decade des...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed May 17, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 558
Views: 87261

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

The most sensible course for Qantas would anyway be to buy A350-1000 to replace the 747-400ER and the A350-900LR for UHL and forget about the 777. Of course replacing the 747-400ER with the 779 and the 778 for UHL could be considered just as sensible. Yes it would be just sensible. It depends if yo...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed May 17, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air
Replies: 59
Views: 11064

Re: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air

Delivery flights are private flights, ETDO does not apply. That route is within 2% of the great circle track. They probably stop in ANC as the headwinds across the Pacific could increase the flight time by a fair margin. Most 737 delivery flights go island hopping in the Pacific through HNL then MA...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed May 17, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop
Replies: 558
Views: 87261

Re: Qantas considering 777-8 or A359ULR to replace 744ER's to fly SYD-JFK and SYD-LHR non-stop

I assume the 777s flying around 20-30t structure for 20-25 years isn't really that much of a consideration for Qantas. Fuel might stay or go even lower during that 2020-2040 time frame and weight doesn't tell everything. It all depends how you look at it.. Those big 777 wings will look gorgeous and...

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by Newbiepilot
Wed May 17, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air
Replies: 59
Views: 11064

Re: First 737 MAX delivered to Malindo Air

I've not noticed before, but were those static "wicks" on the trailing edge of the winglets on the NG? I distinctly recall them on Airbus "Sharkets" and wingtip fences. All jet aircraft seem to have them, it's something that is a necessity. All jets have static wicks to help wit...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue May 16, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?
Replies: 45
Views: 8476

Re: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?

Even though Kirby has stated publicly that he's skeptical of the A350 deal and the need for the aircraft in UA's fleet, he did state he was a big fan of the A321... it's possible they may go with more 77W and swap the A350's for A321's, unless they're willing to wait for a new Boeing MOM, to replac...

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by Newbiepilot
Tue May 16, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is an "option" worth. Some are more equal that others
Replies: 1
Views: 349

Re: What is an "option" worth. Some are more equal that others

Options usually are additional airplanes that the airline can purchase with prenegotiated pricing terms.

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 15, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?
Replies: 45
Views: 8476

Re: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?

There is no suitable 100 seater for UA. The E190 is out of the question and the CSeries would be like ordering aircraft from Russia or China. Too foreign to order. Too foreign to order is a strange way to put it. I could see United having concerns regarding dispatch reliability, spare part support,...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 15, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?
Replies: 45
Views: 8476

Re: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?

I think many carriers are very happy with the way the US3 are all pushing back new aircraft and/or decisions. Yields have shifted, so I'm not sure what you mean. Not sure if US airlines pushing back deliveries is going to help yields much. US airlines are reducing demand for widebody international ...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 15, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?
Replies: 45
Views: 8476

Re: Why is United being indecisive with fleet plans?

UA may have already made their fleet decisions, but have not shared them publicly. The United executives have close relationships with the Airbus and Boeing sales directors and up. The top executives at United have personal relationships with the top executives at Boeing and Airbus and work through ...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 15, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Does KSEA Do Hardstand Operations?
Replies: 1
Views: 417

Re: Does KSEA Do Hardstand Operations?

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... ote-gates/

AS has uses a hard stand for the combi flights, but this uses a typical gate where passengers simply walk to the plane.
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They didn't use to, but announced in 2015 that they had no options and had to.

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... ote-gates/

AS has uses a hard stand for the combi flights, but this uses a typical gate where passengers simply walk to the plane.

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 15, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japanese Manufacturers Want In On Next Boeing Jet
Replies: 29
Views: 4273

Re: Japanese Manufacturers Want In On Next Boeing Jet

If I was a supplier like United Technologies (UTAS), Honeywell, Transdigm, Zodiac, etc I would be worried. Certain suppliers now have testy relationships with the industry and airlines are frustrated working for them. Supplier work shifting to more Japanese companies is certainly a risk. If the Japa...

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by Newbiepilot
Mon May 15, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible MoM routes
Replies: 35
Views: 3860

Re: Possible MoM routes

The MoM airplane will be a Hi-Tech Fly by Wire update of the B767-300. That feels slightly too big; shoot for a narrowbody with L1 or L2 boarding, mid-cabin lavs, 4500-5500nm range, and coming in with about 225-235 customers in two class layout and I think you're there. You're thinking of passenger...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun May 14, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible MoM routes
Replies: 35
Views: 3860

Re: Possible MoM routes

We spend a lot of time talking about 3-4,000 mile routes with the A321 and 757 in mind, but I think a bigger market is for high density short haul operations. China is already feeling the financial pressure of all the infrastructure projects going on. They can't keep building airports and runways fo...

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by Newbiepilot
Sun May 14, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ultimate, Dedicated Long Haul Tech / Pit Stop Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 1571

Re: Ultimate, Dedicated Long Haul Tech / Pit Stop Operations

Airlines like Icelandair and WOW do significant connecting traffic just like Etihad and Qatar. No one is doing a hot tech stop. They all have traditional hubs where they feed traffic from many different cities into their hub and then redistribute passengers onto other flights. Those aren't tech stop...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 13, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ultimate, Dedicated Long Haul Tech / Pit Stop Operations
Replies: 27
Views: 1571

Re: Ultimate, Dedicated Long Haul Tech / Pit Stop Operations

I am not accusing you of anything other than having an unfeasible or unprofitable idea. Pit stop style tech stops for passenger operations have been virtually non existent for the past 25 years ever since the 747-400 had adequate range. There simply aren't many markets where airplanes without suffic...

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 13, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Technical stop duration
Replies: 27
Views: 2429

Re: Technical stop duration

As mentioned above says, 3 hours is long. For a longhaul widebody, 80-90 minutes is plenty. Certainly in many cases it is longer due to the nature of the timetable, but we don't need 3 hours. Here's a very rough example timeline of a turn. Can be shorter or longer. - Minute 0. Block on. - Minute 1....

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by Newbiepilot
Sat May 13, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Moving from UK to USA wanting to continue in aviation
Replies: 3
Views: 610

Re: Moving from UK to USA wanting to continue in aviation

You are young, if you want to move to the United States long term, get your A&P. You can get a job with your current qualifications, but your options will be limited. If you want, you can go to a community college at night or on a flexible schedule to get your A&P. It doesn't cost that much ...

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by Newbiepilot
Fri May 12, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 engine troubles - emergency landing in Siberia
Replies: 67
Views: 18639

Re: ANA 787 engine troubles - emergency landing in Siberia

ILIVDC10S, I suggest you read FAR 25.1309 for how a system safety analysis is done before suggesting that airplanes should be flying test beds in commercial operation. The Boeing engineers have already done a thorough safety analysis for every single function in the entire airplane and have document...

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