Not sure where you are getting you information from. Bremen (EDDW), Malaga (LEMG), Frankfurt (EDDF), Zurich (LSZH) all have CAT 1 GLS. A380, 787, 747-8, and A350 are capable of GLS out of the box, every other FBW Airbus is also capable. Reason being is they all have the same Rockwell Collins MMR. Lo...Jump to post
Looks like Cocos (Keeling) appears in a Airbus doc that I have but not in the Boeing doc which addresses 240 + minute restrictions regarding Cat 7+ for RFSS operations. Suspect that the Airbus doc is not factoring in the 240+ minute South Polar ETOPS flight plan when they list it as an alternate. Y...Jump to post
Firstly snowtam formats are not all the same for example Japanese domestic snowtams. Snowtams provide a lot more detail than is available on ATIS, in most cases you cannot get your destination ATIS at the planning/dispatch stage. METARs runway state codes are not the same as snowtams. Snowtam is a f...Jump to post
anshabhi wrote:I have 2 questions:
1. Is the fueling system for engines, including tanks developed by engine manufacturer or airframe manufacturer?
2. Would this require an engine change?
Maybe they could speak English, however not American.Jump to post
T54A wrote:As someone who regularly operates an A330 on beyond 180min ETOPS flights
timz wrote:They need 330 if they want to fly the great circle.
Faulty sensors and a plane that is commanding itself nose down just after take off at low altitude is a very serious situation. There is nothing at this stage to suggest the sensor itself was faulty. It is entirely possible for the problem to have been downstream of the sensor. I suspect when they ...Jump to post
Read the full article and you will see that no one involved with the investigation said any of that. From further down in the same article “A spokesman for the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, which is participating in the Indonesia-led investigation, declined to comment about maintenance ...Jump to post
My guess would be volcanic activity, Krakatau eruptions to FL400 Received FVAU02 at 12:45 UTC, 04/01/19 from ADRM VA ADVISORY DTG: 20190104/1250Z VAAC: DARWIN VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000 PSN: S0606 E10525 AREA: INDONESIA SUMMIT ELEV: 813M ADVISORY NR: 2019/27 INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 AVIATION COLOUR COD...Jump to post
So our flight NZ997 to AKL got cancelled due to “inoperable runway lights” in APW. Has anyone heard of something like this before? Apparently a day after it is working again but how can the airport solve this problem so fast? At least NZ is operating a 787-9 to fly the passenger back to AKL :-) Not...Jump to post
I never suggested that any nation does not have a right to regulate their airspace, nor am I suggesting that the EU tell anyone else. What I did say is that obvious discriminatory practices are often met with consequences outside of those jurisdictions. What do you think the EU or other enlightened...Jump to post
Am I the only one sick of the enabling of nations who selectively discriminate overflight rights due to their political/religious/outright discriminatory stances? Every country has the right to regulate how their airspace is used. This has been internationally agreed since the start of ICAO Chicago...Jump to post
.....for another time? :roll: It is a good question now, as you can see it is assumed above that missing 800 deliveries means they had production issues that prevented the target being reached when it seems they built more than 800 aircraft, just not all of them were delivered to airlines for vario...Jump to post
The route along published airways would be close to this route that can be used in GCM.
How many aircraft do they have sitting on the ground that have been produced however the airline is in financial hardship and not able to take delivery ?Jump to post
Pray tell - why is the WSJ highlighting it then? Like it or not - it's critical to the crash, the cause and eventual remedies/future lessons. If you read the WSJ article neither the manufacturer or the investigators made any comment about it being related to calibration. Those comments came from so...Jump to post
That would be extremely unusual. Engine lease will be valued, with a payment to the fund, so participants can be paid out. Ditto for parting the air frame. Participants and financiers don't want to hang around and see what parts sell, and for how much. Value, pay, exit (probably into a new lease). ...Jump to post
If the engines/APU are PBH? Then this $45 Million dollar figure is wishful thinking... Dr Peters Group have leased the engines to RR, they are still generating income for the fund. 45 million is just the airframe which would be on the conservative side of what the serviceable spares would attract. ...Jump to post
TTailedTiger wrote:Someone a few posts above said that Delta can easily switch to the 280t A350.
stratclub wrote:Does the A350 use AFDX like the A380 and 787 do? If so, that would be a major departure from the A330.
Hearing rumours of a two week old A321neo has been declared a write off following a nose gear first landing close to 5g at Banmethuot on Nov 29. Apparently the aircraft bounced and then landed back on the nose gear first, the second impact resulted in both of the nose wheels detachment and one from ...Jump to post
No matter what evidence is presented. You would never accept the idea that an airbus product is inferior. What evidence was presented ? I assume you know the difference between evidence, opinion, and conjecture. I think the question should be how does the A350 compare to the 744 in DL's book which ...Jump to post
That link I posted above I think said 7.5% PA, it is more like 2% now with just the engine lease.Jump to post
That's not a rumor. Go to APC, pilots will tell you straight from the horses mouth.
The pilots aren't impressed by it.
The operational reason: Your compairing eastbound to westbound. Huge difference. Difference on a 7000 nm flight is 30-60 minutes normally between east and west, eastbound PACOTS westbound Polar. Not a lot of diffence in burns. We take more cargo eastbound with the shorter flight times, that is not ...Jump to post
Thanks for the info. For some reason, I thought they did a sale/lease back with Dr Peters. This document says they paid 154 and 156 million respectively for the aircraft. https://www.nuertingen.versicherung/eh-content/pages/6430/files/dr_peters/Kurz-Info-DS140.pdf Should get 45 million for the airf...Jump to post
When SQ bought them, they listed for something like $325 million. Don't know how much SQ paid for each frame, but it was just an estimate. These aircraft were owned by the Dr Peters Group hence the reason they were returned to Dr Peters group end of lease. I don’t remember the price DS Fund No. 129...Jump to post
Who paid $600 million for them ?Jump to post
There should be other operational rasons or your source is not thrust worthy Not sure what is going on here, PEK-DTW should be a fast flight with the tailwinds, and DTW-PEK polar. We operate the 359 out of EWR and IAD to HKG almost daily, most times we do not need MTOW to do over 7000 nm (DTW-PEK i...Jump to post
This should be in sure related forum not hereJump to post
Also those of you talking about ETOPS can stop because this flight was NOT an ETOPS flight. I’m sure they were class 2 for awhile but they were not outside 1 hour of a suitable airport. Just because the aircraft crosses water does not make it ETOPS. We run a lot of our flights ETDO even when flying...Jump to post
For the 5th time now Zeke, once an engine is relit, you are no longer having an engine shut down, have you? It WAS shut down, but it no longer IS. I have been listening to what you are saying, I reached out to a few senior trainers at some large EU carriers and they all said the policy is to divert...Jump to post
They have relatively none of the same architecture in systems nor integration. The A350 is not much more than an A330 with a carbon skin. While the B787 is a whole new concept, The 787 is not really a totally new concept, it was however a big change for Boeing compared to what they had before. The ...Jump to post
Sand in the atmosphere could be another possibility, hence me hinting at AIR polution as yet another very different possibility to consider. I have never heard of that at FL400, FL200 sure, maybe. https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Sand_Storm Yet it isn't shutdown any longer, which thus means you'...Jump to post
There are in fact often many possible decisions in specific failure cases which are entirely defendable, even very different ones. Only defendable if they are within the scope of regulations, procedures, and SOP. count yourself lucky your operator isnt very LOFT oriented then.... I do lofts but the...Jump to post
This is the hard part. The destruction of the aircraft give little chance on finding a common cause of failure of both the removed and installed AoA sensors. But if it's not a common cause, there have to explain how two consecutive AoA sensors failed. The removed AoA was probably originally install...Jump to post
If that were the case, couldn't the blame extend even further up - such as the source of the sensor for shipping a defective unit, or heck, even Boeing for having such a sensor failure on such a young frame? I am aware of no evidence to suggest the sensor that was removed or the one replaced was de...Jump to post
but do you pull it out each and every time the checker flames your engine out during a skill test in preparation of a routine one engine out excercise, yourself? Seriously? Normally every skills test is based around an airport and you come back and land single engine, never have I ever continued to...Jump to post
That is the ECAM you will typically see with a failure on takeoff, by the time you get to the ECAM 30 seconds has already elapsed. There is nothing to consider, besides it is more important to get to MSA at that point and to secure what you have. You will not be able to relight an engine that has fa...Jump to post
How much weight would be reduced if A350 fuselage was designed with the same with as 787? Would it be significant? The actual reduction in weight in the fuselage would not be significant, it then sets the tone for all the other systems and structures. The wing and engine placement would need to be ...Jump to post
I suspect the FAR would support what 7BOEING7 is telling us. I have read 7BOEING7 's posts and can say for sure he's a very experienced pilot. I think the right way to look at it is an engine failure isn't really a failure till after the relight is not successful. This wasn’t a Boeing This wasn’t b...Jump to post
https://www.wsj.com/articles/maintenance-lapse-identified-as-initial-problem-leading-to-lion-air-crash-11545739204?mod=e2tw Maintenance Lapse Identified as Initial Problem Leading to Lion Air Crash Crash investigators have concluded preliminarily that improper calibration of an airspeed (AoA?) sens...Jump to post
The 737, 757, 767 Engine Fail checklists say PTLANSA (Plan To Land At Nearest Suitable Airport). The 737, 757, 767 Engine In-Flight Start Checklist reconfigures the aircraft for normal operations and does not say PTLANSA if the relight is successful. The 737, 757, 767 Engine In-Flight Start Checkli...Jump to post
And when it is successfully relit??? Nothing, right?!? With the LAND ASAP amber gone and no reason to suspect fuel issues as root cause, the airplane is once again a twin, one that is ETOPS certified and flying on an ETOPS stretch even. You will have a LAND ASAP amber before the relight was commenc...Jump to post
The large consensus of opinion here seems to be swayed in favor of the "safe" option; i.e. land at the first available airport. Nearest suitable not nearest available, two very different meanings. Nearest available or off airport landing is what you would consider for a fire/smoke situati...Jump to post