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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 29612

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

I think Tony is waiting to see what Boeing is doing on 797. Maybe he'll show up on the last day of the air show at Boeing's closing announcement and be the launch customer for 797. Going to bookmark this for when it happens. you heard it here first! Boeing has already stated that the 797 won't be l...

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 243
Views: 100642

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

1st announcement from Airbus "Sichuan Airlines orders 10 Airbus A350 XWBs" https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2018/07/sichuan-airlines-orders-10-airbus-a350-xwbs.html Was already booked as an UFO earlier this year, I can't open the link on my phone. Are they for -900s or -1...

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are the advantages and disadvantages of airlines having flagship planes?
Replies: 30
Views: 4389

Re: What are the advantages and disadvantages of airlines having flagship planes?

Flagship is always your largest aircraft Not necessarily. While QFs A380 is its largest and only one with First. The 787 gets the lion's share of press and adverts with the new PER-LHR route and better Business Class. This may well change when the A380 gets upgraded from 2019, but for now the 787 i...

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are the advantages and disadvantages of airlines having flagship planes?
Replies: 30
Views: 4389

Re: What are the advantages and disadvantages of airlines having flagship planes?

Delta identifies their A350s as their flagship which is understandable. its the newest, fanciest thing in their fleet.

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220
Replies: 217
Views: 31268

Re: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220

https://twitter.com/airwayslive/status/1016610880182726656 Interesting. Also Airbus states the CSeries (A220) production line will be able to do 50-60 aircraft a month . The deliveries and backlog numbers are expected to change soon. Can you provide a link to that? It's an extraordinarily high numb...

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220
Replies: 217
Views: 31268

Re: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220

https://twitter.com/airwayslive/status/ ... 0182726656

Interesting. Also Airbus states the CSeries (A220) production line will be able to do 50-60 aircraft a month. The deliveries and backlog numbers are expected to change soon.
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https://twitter.com/airwayslive/status/ ... 0182726656

Interesting. Also Airbus states the CSeries (A220) production line will be able to do 50-60 aircraft a month. The deliveries and backlog numbers are expected to change soon.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 8914

Re: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 8410 Hong Kong Express A321-231SL D-AZAL Spotted at XFW in full c/s with engines installed 09-07-18

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 8914

Re: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 8422 AirAsia A320-216SL D-AXAK Spotted at XFW in full c/s with engines installed 09-07-18

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 8914

Re: Airbus A320ceo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 8354 Batik Air A320-214SL F-WWBQ CAF 09-07-18

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 671
Views: 160643

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Any updates on the first EVA Air 787?

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 199
Views: 42415

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

First flight has been delayed to the 19th of July. The aircraft will make an appearance at the FIA 2018.

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing Partnership confirmed
Replies: 662
Views: 75113

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

Some articles are also stating that with the upcoming election and with civilians protesting about losing their Brazilian crown jewel, Boeing may still find it an uphill challenge.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Airbus song (it's time to fly)
Replies: 2
Views: 644

Re: The Airbus song (it's time to fly)

I don't know whether I should be laughing or crying... All I know is that Airbus has just scared me for life.

Good on them though. Getting businessmen/women to loosen up a bit and step into the "fun" part of running a large company.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 332
Views: 89642

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Just out of curiosity, is there a CRJ or Q-series production thread?

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 in service thread - 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 18164

Re: A350 in service thread - 2018

Could it be because Qatar is planning on displaying the A350-1000 at the FIA2018? Perhaps they're getting any maintenance and cleaning stuff done early.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 199
Views: 42415

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

Bricktop wrote:
LoganTheBogan wrote:
She's out of paint! Airbus released a teaser video. Unveiling tomorrow.

Why are you teasing us about a teaser video to which you do not link? ;)


My apologies, was on the go when I typed it up. Could have swore I had the link pasted in :)

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 199
Views: 42415

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

She's out of paint! Airbus released a teaser video. Unveiling tomorrow.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 199
Views: 42415

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

The first Beluga XL is scheduled to leave the paint shop on the 26th of June.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 273
Views: 73417

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Over the course of a 1h 30min flight from Toulouse to Lisbon, the A330-900 reportedly burned 8t out of the ~20t loaded, despite being a full power takeoff at 168t. Passengers reported the aircraft noise level as being incredible and Airbus is touting it to be better than any competitor. Source: Flig...

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1069
Views: 372828

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MIA-HKG? Really?

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 487
Views: 135684

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

When can we expect Jetstar Australia's first A320/1neo aircraft to enter FAL?

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 671
Views: 160643

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Any updates on the next Qantas 787?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 487
Views: 135684

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

The first A321neo fuselage section for Air New Zealand has arrived at Airbus' Hamburg facility. MSN 8496 will enter final assembly once all parts arrive, and will be delivered as ZK-NNA. Further aircraft will be as follows: MSN 8542 A321neo ZK-NNB. MSN 8573 A321neo ZK-NNC. MSN XXXX A321neo ZK-NND. T...

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How far could an A350-900ULR go with a standard config?
Replies: 95
Views: 18372

Re: How far could an A350-900ULR go with a standard config?

The PR aircraft feature aero and engine improvements which are not on the current -900s. The next batch of CX -900s will have them. What aero and engine improvements are coming? New higher sharklets, changed wing twist, lighter wing and fuselage, some other changes to the wing, especially the fairi...

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 328
Views: 78259

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

EPA001 wrote:
scouseflyer wrote:
Wow who ordered 15 A359s?


That is the $ 1,000,000,- question. ;) Maybe a Chinese carrier?


Didn't HNA Group or something recently order 15 A350s? Could this be them being firmed?

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1069
Views: 372828

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

ap305 wrote:
http://www.easa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/dfu/TCDS_EASA%20_A_151_Airbus350_Iss12_2018%2005%2029.pdf

New tcds for a350- confirms 316t mtow for -1000 available. This will add another hour to the aircraft's endurance.


How many additional NM is that?

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus faces “unprecedented challenge” to hit delivery target
Replies: 104
Views: 13569

Re: Airbus faces “unprecedented challenge” to hit delivery target

Extend the runways at the factories, build an A380 Beluga, ship 2 fuselages and wings at the same time and wham you've got yourself an efficient production line. Oh wait........... :lol:

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 125836

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Has there really been no activity with the 737 MAX over the last few days? Or are the contributors busy?

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed May 30, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread
Replies: 199
Views: 42415

Re: Airbus Beluga XL Production Thread

Beluga will go into paint this week. First flight is expected 17th of July depending on weather.

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed May 30, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 487
Views: 135684

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production/Delivery Thread 2018

When are the first NEOs for ANZ supposed to enter FAL or roll out?

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon May 28, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 273
Views: 73417

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

LoganTheBogan wrote:
MSN 1915 has been assigned as the first A330-900 for Delta Airlines.

I'll be able to confirm when it enters FAL or rolls out on Monday or Tuesday.


Delivery should be around Feb 2019 but is flexible according to the database.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon May 28, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 328
Views: 78259

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Someone83 wrote:
Lufthansa is firming 6 A320neo and 3 A320neo according to Airbus on twitter

I assume this is the order announced a few weeks a go for 6 A320neo and «up to» 6 A320ceo?


This now makes them the largest A320 operator at 395 aircraft.

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun May 27, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1069
Views: 372828

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbpr ... deliveries
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Eyad89 wrote:
hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 204 (DL#10) has been delivered and flown to @ATL. Delivery #30 of 2018. Delivery #5 of May.


So, 30+ deliveries by the end of the 5th month. How's that compared to last year?


This list will give you a rundown:
https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbpr ... deliveries

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by LoganTheBogan
Sat May 26, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 273
Views: 73417

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 1915 has been assigned as the first A330-900 for Delta Airlines.

I'll be able to confirm when it enters FAL or rolls out on Monday or Tuesday.

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by LoganTheBogan
Sun May 20, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-10 Reaches Firm Configuration
Replies: 87
Views: 21269

Re: 737-10 Reaches Firm Configuration

I'm very surprised that CFM is willing to start testing or developing a thrust bump for their LEAP (If that's what they're doing). The production delays would surely be a turn off for the time being.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon May 14, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 224
Views: 30163

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

I was talking to my friend this morning who just got back from a trip on the new Qatar A350-1000. He was absolute amazed at how quiet it was. He admitted that he likes the 787 in terms of looks etc over the A350 but he didn't deny the fact that the -1000 was quieter than any other Airbus and Boeing ...

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon May 14, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Sichuan Airlines’ Lhasa-bound flight from CKG made emergency landing at CTU after cockpit window broke
Replies: 60
Views: 10302

Re: A Sichuan Airlines’ Lhasa-bound flight from CKG made emergency landing at CTU after cockpit window broke

Planeflyer wrote:
What are the procedures to deal with an event like this ?


I wonder if there are any. I'm 99.99% sure test pilots don't practice scenarios where the windshield is gone, half their cockpit is torn up with 300km/h winds in their face. I'm leaning towards pilot skill and quick thinking.

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri May 11, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA RFQ now ongoing for 767 replacement?
Replies: 215
Views: 29513

Re: UA RFQ now ongoing for 767 replacement?

Is the 787 really worth it for this scenario though? Surely the 787 backlog is too big. By the time the NMA/MOM is launched (if it is), they'll be receiving their 787s. The A330neo has such a small backlog so United could start bringing them in soon I'd assume. I could be wrong though. Personally I'...

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu May 10, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 224
Views: 30163

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

Well, I recently flew both the A350 and B787 of Qatar Airways and I must say Id take the 350 any day over the 787. I just don't like the Dreamliner, to me its too cramped and the air too dry compared to the 350 which is currently my favourite airliner. I didn't notice any glaring differences in noi...

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by LoganTheBogan
Thu May 10, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 224
Views: 30163

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

I've also flown both many times and found the A350 to be quieter during cruise and landing but the 787 to be quieter during takeoff. The A350 is simply louder on takeoff due to the higher power engines (I'd imagine). The 787 during cruise and landing just has this annoying high-pitched whine. Bother...

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed May 09, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1069
Views: 372828

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Absolutely stunning either way though! The extended winglets look great with that sharp sweep-back and the red paint job!

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by LoganTheBogan
Wed May 09, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1069
Views: 372828

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN216, Iberia's first A350 has been painted! https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32116488_2173671282649263_3147536718102528000_o.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=50bc8bb2684db074a030eaeb2ee22625&oe=5B87103C https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32089176_2173671265982598_16886605466954629...

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue May 08, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do engine issues strain future relationships for future models?
Replies: 21
Views: 2589

Do engine issues strain future relationships for future models?

Eveneing folks, My apologies if this is in the wrong thread. With all the news of PW and RR suffering from rather serious engine issues on multiple aircraft types, what damage does this cause to aircraft manufacturers in the future in regards to picking engine options. Surely Airbus can't be pleased...

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by LoganTheBogan
Tue May 08, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 273
Views: 73417

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I got all excited when I saw new notifications for this thread. I clicked on unread posts to find two of you talking about winglets. Any actual air frame updates?

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri May 04, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Airbus struggling with John Leahy gone?
Replies: 29
Views: 5587

Is Airbus struggling with John Leahy gone?

Hey everyone, sorry if this has already been discussed, there are so many topics that briefly touch on this. Mods delete if necessary. The question is in the title: Is Airbus struggling without the famous John Leahy? We haven't really seen any major orders on the A side compared to Boeing. Boeing se...

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by LoganTheBogan
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing weighs using Dreamlifters to increase 767 output.
Replies: 61
Views: 13867

Re: Boeing weighs using Dreamlifters to increase 767 output.

Would this have an effect on 787 production since these aircraft were primarily designed and purposed for that role? If Boeing wants to ramp up the 787 how are they going to do that with Dreamlifters taking up time and slots for the 767.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-900ULR Maiden Flight.
Replies: 49
Views: 13281

Re: Airbus A350-900ULR Maiden Flight.

Looking at their presentations, we won't have to wait long. See the above tweet. Nope. That's referring to the standard A359 which will receive the uprate to 280T beginning in 2020... it's not referring to the -ULR. That slide is also several years old now. True but who said it won't be applied to ...

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-900ULR Maiden Flight.
Replies: 49
Views: 13281

Re: Airbus A350-900ULR Maiden Flight.

Pellegrine wrote:
I want a 10,000nm aircraft. Com'on Airbus!


Looking at their presentations, we won't have to wait long. See the above tweet.

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-900ULR Maiden Flight.
Replies: 49
Views: 13281

Re: Airbus A350-900ULR Maiden Flight.

Congrats to all the hard working boys and girls over at Airbus. I hope they are pleasantly surprised with this bird and able to squeeze out a lil more capability - more payload over the same crazy long range. I believe the future upgrades will further increase the range. No doubt that they'll conti...

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by LoganTheBogan
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-900ULR Maiden Flight.
Replies: 49
Views: 13281

Re: Airbus A350-900ULR Maiden Flight.

https://flic.kr/p/Jjh8qy
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If the image doesn't show up here is the link:
https://flic.kr/p/Jjh8qy

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