by LoganTheBogan
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 691
Views: 271727

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/A350Blog/status/1114583203241705477
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MSN1, A350-900 flight test, has been fitted with experimental laminar flow leading edge devices on the vertical tail plane:

https://twitter.com/A350Blog/status/1114583203241705477

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 46684

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

The plane though has been spotted https://twitter.com/djsaviation/status/1105718165684670464?s=21 What's with his logo on the aircraft when it isn't his shot and how come he's the only person publishing photos? Looks like it's just a 'cleverly' placed watermark. He mentions as much in the comments ...

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)
Replies: 207
Views: 46684

Re: Boeing 777-9 roll out delayed (originally planned for 13 Mar)

And it do not happen today since the crash of ET302. Hope the 777X does not delay longer. The plane though has been spotted https://twitter.com/djsaviation/status/1105718165684670464?s=21 What's with his logo on the aircraft when it isn't his shot and how come he's the only person publishing photos?

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways commits to ordering 18 777-9 plus an additional 24 options
Replies: 255
Views: 47281

Re: Bloomberg: British Airways to pick 777X

I believe BA has its first A350-1000 in or near FAL anyway.

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations
Replies: 15
Views: 2790

Re: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations

With Reuters reporting Airbus is penciling in A321XLR orders, could we see a launch at the show?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 691
Views: 271727

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Etihad has an A350-1000 in final assembly with a painted tail according to someone I heard talking about the manner. Will be confirmed when it rolls out shortly.

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 870
Views: 104234

Re: [Rumor] Airbus to announce end of A380 production

Excellent outcome for Airbus. Deep down its hard though.

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 137593

Re: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A350, Boeing 787 for 777-9

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... rders.html
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Emirates orders A330neo and A350, Airbus cancels A380 line:

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... rders.html

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 263
Views: 61985

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

Any news on when it will be certified?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 137593

Re: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A350, Boeing 787 for 777-9

Well an EK A380 was performing test flights today in primer so it won't be long before they take an aircraft from Airbus.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas CEO dials back on expectations for Project Sunrise Jet
Replies: 144
Views: 32002

Re: Qantas CEO dials back on expectations for Project Sunrise Jet

seahawk wrote:
In the end QF could be going all Boeing. 777 - 787 - 797 - 737MAX. There is nothing that could beat this line-up.


I could be wrong but I believe I recall Qantas wanting to maintain a half and half fleet of Airbus and Boeing.

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 137593

Re: Emirates is exploring switching the Airbus A380 to A350

https://theaircurrent.com/aircraft-prod ... r-a330neo/
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Worth noting that Jon Ostrower - an incredibly renowned modern aviation journalist - has released an article which states the A330neo is an option being looked at by Emirates:

https://theaircurrent.com/aircraft-prod ... r-a330neo/

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates considering order changes - Airbus A380 for A330/A350 confirmed, Boeing 787 for 777-9 still possible
Replies: 880
Views: 137593

Re: Emirates is exploring switching the Airbus A380 to A350

I'm not sure if I'm crazy or not but didn't Emirates want to retain the mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing rather than taking sides? Makes sense as both offer things the other does not.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 691
Views: 271727

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

It is quite obvious to me that this one is not going to EY - the tail fin is left unpainted. We normally see the tail fin painted even though the fuselage is still in primer. Normally yes! But there have been exceptions! http://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled-Virgin-Atlantic-Airways/Airbus-A350-10...

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst
Replies: 187
Views: 50653

Re: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst

I bloody well hate Alex Macheras, mainly because of his terrible attitude towards anyone who complains about his work and his title of "analyst", however he's all of a sudden changed his stance on the whole thing. Note how he always defends his point, no matter the circumstances. https://t...

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Assembling a $35 Million Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Video
Replies: 17
Views: 3509

Re: Assembling a $35 Million Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Video

I feel as if this is a way for you to get additional views on your own video.

Other than that, the poor quality and annoying music distracted me from the facts that can easily be found in the brochure offered by RR.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 112611

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

https://samchui.com/2019/01/23/boeing-u ... EisW1wzaUk
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Cabin:

https://samchui.com/2019/01/23/boeing-u ... EisW1wzaUk

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 112611

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

FrenchPotatoEye wrote:
GEUltraFan9XGTF wrote:
LoganTheBogan wrote:
Expect a large unveiling at 10:00am PST.


Woah. Roll out at 13:00 EST?


Its a 777X cabin reveal. Not roll out.


Correct. Looks incredible.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 112611

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Expect a large unveiling at 10:00am PST.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 42736

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/Airbus/status/1087333496232779778
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Delta A330-900 MSN 1915 out of the hangar:

https://twitter.com/Airbus/status/1087333496232779778

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout
Replies: 35
Views: 16297

Re: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout

This function sounds sensible, but I am also scared of the different failure modes. Seems like this crew found potentially one failure mode... would be bad if this was triggered in the air. That being said, Boeing engineers certainly know that for something like this they need to run the full analy...

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout
Replies: 35
Views: 16297

Re: ANA 787 suffers double engine failure on rollout

Reading between the lines of a couple of posts elsewhere it seems that a possible cause of this roll back was a system called TCMA (Thrust Control Malfunction something-or-other). This is a function of the FADEC on many Boeing aircraft and is designed to shutdown one or both engines if it thinks th...

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian International Airshow 2019 (Avalon Airshow)
Replies: 7
Views: 1038

Re: Australian International Airshow 2019 (Avalon Airshow)

https://www.airshow.com.au/airshow2019/ ... t-list.asp

At the top there's additional drop downs for other displays.
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There's already a confirmed list of aircraft on the Avalon website:

https://www.airshow.com.au/airshow2019/ ... t-list.asp

At the top there's additional drop downs for other displays.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DELTA and the A350
Replies: 6
Views: 1219

Re: DELTA and the A350

I believe this is already been discussed and just because an airline converts an order, doesn't mean they're disappointed with it. It could mean many things, like adjusting to markets.

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 263
Views: 61985

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

Any update on the XL?

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CR9 off runway at COU
Replies: 36
Views: 9758

Re: AA CR9 off runway at COU

Hmmmm clearly a write off. CRJ line must be shutdown, AA most unsafe airline out there.......... ;)

All seriousness, glad to here everyone is alright. The snow looks pretty nasty. Then again, I come from the desert in Australia soooo.

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine spinner pattern question
Replies: 43
Views: 4306

Re: Engine spinner pattern question

I've seen quite a few Jetstar 787s without spinners on their GEnx engines. I'm sure there are more out there. Is there are reason for this?

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 family future prospects
Replies: 83
Views: 14377

Re: A350 family future prospects

With Airbus focussing on industrial refinements this year, and with the introduction of the Beluga XL, what are the chances of a higher A350 production output?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 157555

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Delta 15x A220-300s, as well as conversions from the A220-100 - 90 A220s on order (40 -100/50 -300) https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2019/01/delta-air-lines-books-order-for-additional-15-airbus-a220-aircraft.html But this is not a 2018-order, as far as I know (spontaneously I thoug...

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 157555

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html
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Delta 15x A220-300s, as well as conversions from the A220-100 - 90 A220s on order (40 -100/50 -300)

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 family future prospects
Replies: 83
Views: 14377

Re: A350 family future prospects

Well Airbus has stated a stretch is possible to compete with the 777-9 if they have to, although it would ruin their A380 campaigns.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing unveils new version of radical wing design
Replies: 141
Views: 27040

Re: Boeing unveils new version of radical wing design

The amount of infrastructure changes made at airports to accommodate higher wings and engines for something of this scale would be more than or the same as the Airbus A380. I can't imagine many airlines wanting to redesign hangars and maintenance areas for something like this anytime soon. YES, I un...

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 385
Views: 112611

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/JonROhman/status/10 ... 3952384000
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Video from inside the cockpit of the GE9X testbed. The pilot has a pretty cool Twitter account:

https://twitter.com/JonROhman/status/10 ... 3952384000

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations
Replies: 15
Views: 2790

Re: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations

Hey mate, I'm not convinced that Boeing will be ready to launch the 797/MoM this year. I HOPE that they do but I suspect that engine-related issues may hold them up. I think that there is a good chance that Qantas will have chosen the Project Sunrise winner by the time of Paris or actually AT the P...

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019 expectations
Replies: 15
Views: 2790

Paris Air Show 2019 expectations

I'm well aware the show isn't exactly around the corner but with 2019 now up and running, what are some things we can expect to be announced at the show? A350-1000ULR? 797? 777-10? Obviously these are pretty large scale projects, however as an example. My apologies if this has been discussed but my ...

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 374
Views: 84671

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

On the A350 thread there was a list of airlines expected to receive the aircraft this year. What airlines are receiving the 787 this year?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 691
Views: 271727

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Japan Airlines has their A350s with '-942' rather than the '-941' we've seen on all other A350s. I can't search on the forum at the moment as it keeps coming up with an error but is there any information on this? Uprated or derated engine? derated. will be domestic frames. Without sounding petty, d...

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airbus A350-942 rather than -941
Replies: 2
Views: 2644

Airbus A350-942 rather than -941

I'm unable to search on the forum at the moment as it keeps coming up with an error but I was wondering what the difference is between all A350s with -941 or -1041 compared to Japan Airlines' -942 and -1042 code?

Thanks

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 691
Views: 271727

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

Japan Airlines has their A350s with '-942' rather than the '-941' we've seen on all other A350s. I can't search on the forum at the moment as it keeps coming up with an error but is there any information on this? Uprated or derated engine?

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *Unconfirmed* Air France terminates Joon
Replies: 99
Views: 25178

Re: Air France terminates Joon

Interesting. With Air France-KLM A350s expected to head to Joon, or at least part of them, what can we expect to see with those frames? Straight to AFor KLM or deferred?

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 with two GE90’s.
Replies: 84
Views: 20234

Re: A340 with two GE90’s.

https://leehamnews.com/2017/12/14/top-a ... more-25654
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LAX772LR wrote:
LoganTheBogan wrote:
it is worth noting that Airbus did almost get GE90s for the A330.

Source?


Scroll to 'Missed Opportunity". Airbus were the ones that turned it down.

https://leehamnews.com/2017/12/14/top-a ... more-25654

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A340 with two GE90’s.
Replies: 84
Views: 20234

Re: A340 with two GE90’s.

Well we know it already exists (A330/A350), however it is worth noting that Airbus did almost get GE90s for the A330.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG623 A359 RTO in KIX/RJBB
Replies: 11
Views: 4158

Re: TG623 A359 RTO in KIX/RJBB

Trent XWB engine issue? If you're implying the fact that the Trent XWB engines have issues then I'd be a bit off. This single incident can't determine that. If you're implying that this engine on this particular aircraft has an issues, then judging by the puff of smoke and the fact that they aborte...

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer lingus A350's
Replies: 28
Views: 9167

Re: Aer lingus A350's

I might be entirely wrong but didn't Aer Lingus defer their A350s?

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic eyes non-stop Perth
Replies: 83
Views: 16782

Re: Virgin Atlantic eyes non-stop Perth

Hmmmm with their A350-1000s coming, how about a potential up gauge to the A350-1000ULR if it becomes a firm thing, even though the top up placed by Qatar has been indicated as an A350-1000 long range variant :scratchchin: Even a couple of low density 787s as stated but with larger aircraft becoming ...

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 131564

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Interesting to see how long it takes to certify, googling the A332 first flight was Aug 97 and EASA certification Mar 98 and first delivery April 98. Well, the A330-200 had a 16 month, 630 hour certification process. The A330-300 a two year 1800 hours certification process. The A330-900 did it with...

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