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by olle
Sun May 28, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The G7 meeting seems to have made France and Germany pissed off.

Merkel today talkes about that Trump and Brexit makes US and UK less trsutworthy as allies and alternatives is needed.

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by olle
Sun May 28, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Evidence Shows Gun Control Works
Replies: 102
Views: 4735

Re: Evidence Shows Gun Control Works

Is not one big difference the reason to have a gun in let say UK compared to US? In US it is self protection and the gun is often loaded and available. In other countries where hunting or civil guard services is main activity the weapons is often stored in pieces, in special lockers etc. The US eped...

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by olle
Sun May 28, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NATO and Trump
Replies: 152
Views: 2145

Re: NATO and Trump

It seems like the French and Germans are sick and tired of Uk and US. merkel talks in public today and asks if EU can trust UK and US and that EU need to take responsibility for its own future. UK had on behalf of US one big task while being inside EU. Kill all talk about common defense, security an...

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by olle
Sun May 28, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit
Replies: 51
Views: 857

Re: Merkel: Europe 'can no longer rely on allies' after Trump and Brexit

It seems like Nato will Change in the future with members like US, UK, EU, NO etc if we read the signals correct.

EU after brexit will define its foreign policy and military it seem like.

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by olle
Sun May 14, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

http://www.politico.eu/article/uk-block ... ding-spat/

EU try to start before 2019 but UK stops any suggestion of it.
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http://www.politico.eu/article/uk-block ... ding-spat/

EU try to start before 2019 but UK stops any suggestion of it.

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by olle
Sun May 14, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

EU Defense is on its way. But UK use its veto until 2019.

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by olle
Wed May 10, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates CEO: 115 A380s is ‘absolute’ limit for Dubai hub
Replies: 78
Views: 19813

Re: Emirates CEO: 115 A380s is ‘absolute’ limit for Dubai hub

With the A380+ EK should be able to expand without increasing the total number of aircrafts.. Something going on here.

Considering 12 year leases how many EK A380s will be retired until 2025?

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by olle
Tue May 09, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

Such as common border control, security and defence.

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by olle
Sat May 06, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The major contribution of money has been going to a modern version of the marshal support. Scandinavia and Germany close to Soviet union and kommunist east europe has been quit happy to ensure the freedom of Poland, Baltic states etc. UK was in 1989 even not convinced to open the wall between east a...

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by olle
Sat May 06, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

Swedens total spending of EU is around 25% of UK spending. Our poulation is 10 million UK 60 million. I think that UK story about how big the payments is is not wellcome in Germany, Netherlands, Scandinavia. Why should we payfor UK?

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by olle
Sat May 06, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

https://www.theguardian.com/news/databl ... pean-union
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Considering that each Swede pays €304, a german € 240 per person and year and a UK pays only € 180 should Sweden have better terms then UK if we leaves?


https://www.theguardian.com/news/databl ... pean-union

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by olle
Sat May 06, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The Brexit negotiation from an EU point of view will be to minimize the negative impact of Brexit. The biggest negative impact of Brexit is not Brexit itself but send out a lethal torpedo for the EU project. Even Hungary and poland agree to that. I suppose that even the UK will agree that a Europe w...

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by olle
Fri May 05, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

So what can we expect from a trade deal? Normally a trade deal handles cars and other products but no services. Also by EU law the € clearing need to stay in a EU country. How will that affect London as an economic hub? What will be the losses in GDP and tax revenue for UK government by loosing this...

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by olle
Fri May 05, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

considering the conversation and it seems like it reflects the EU27 vs UK pretty well, what is the chance of an divorce agreement in 3-4 month in order to give some time for a free tade agreement?

I start to consider that 50-50 chance is optimistic.

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by olle
Fri May 05, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The exit bill is under construction. Right now probably an request has been sent to identify costs tgat might apply for the exit bill. The formula is still to be negotiated. UK will of course say 0 and EU will reoly with anything they can consider applies. Some of the number is only obligations like...

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by olle
Fri May 05, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The exit bill is under construction. Right now probably an request has been sent to identify costs tgat might apply for the exit bill. The formula is still to be negotiated. UK will of course say 0 and EU will reoly with anything they can consider applies. Some of the number is only obligations like...

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by olle
Fri May 05, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Breaking : Terror attack on shopping Centre in Munich , Germany
Replies: 77
Views: 2901

Re: Breaking : Terror attack on shopping Centre in Munich , Germany

Even with millions of refugees ISIS and other terror groups have in many ways lost. They are very much lost their competence to plan attacks and falls back on making crazy guys mostly without backup making attacks like the ones happening the last two years. The Attack in Paris and Brussels wil proba...

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by olle
Fri May 05, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

Merkel will probably be remembered by history as the most competent and inspiring politician of our time. The refugee crisis was already a fact when she accepted it and made the german people accepting it. Even Greece might come out as success. Rememebr that is was not germany who created the Greece...

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by olle
Fri May 05, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

I still beleive that junkers comments about "two galaxy" is very true. UK has been in a bad marrige with the EU for long time, avoiding or veto any reform that EU might need. UK seems even to have made Poland and Hungary start to consider that sitting waiting for EU to give them funding mi...

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by olle
Fri May 05, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

I still beleive that junkers comments about "two galaxy" is very true. UK has been in a bad marrige with the EU for long time, avoiding or veto any reform that EU might need. UK seems even to have made Poland and Hungary start to consider that sitting waiting for EU to give them funding mi...

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by olle
Thu May 04, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

Pretty brutal article in the Observer about Jean Claude Juncker http://observer.com/2017/05/jean-claude-juncker-theresa-may-dinner-brussels-brexit/ The European Union has committed suicide in the shape of a press leak in a German newspaper over Brexit. The details of last Wednesday’s dinner between...

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by olle
Thu May 04, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

In this article (Independent I know ;-) ) it is mentioned that part of the money is for example loans to ireland that will only be paid in case that Ireland cannot honour its obligations. Part of the monay go back to UK as part of defined budget etc. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-mep-eu...

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by olle
Wed May 03, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The EU position has been well known for a long time.... The UK press and politicians has been describing it as project fear and said that soon EU27 countries will see the light and accept UK with better terms then the EU27 members. UK want to have access to the single market and wants a market it ca...

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by olle
Wed May 03, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

So why did not UK trigger A50 a few weeks after the Brexit result? UK by the way wanted to start all negotiations and wait with A50 until the end.

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by olle
Wed May 03, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The budget is pretty much pushed by eastern Europe. they know that in 2020 a new budget will come and their higher GDP figures achieved during the last few years will mean that they will receive less. But they have a number of projects like highways and infrastructure already paid for and they want ...

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by olle
Wed May 03, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

I just read that 100 billion is before the UK rebate is considered.

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by olle
Wed May 03, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

There was enough bad blood between France and Germany or Germany and Poland and look at them now. just look at the line of argument the French had during the Versailles negotiations.... "We heard German guns in Paris 3 times in the last 100 years.......". Bad blood is an understatement. I...

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by olle
Wed May 03, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The UK blocking the EU budget, demanding part of the EU assets, EU countries demanding 100Billion € shows that Junker is right. It is less then 50% chance that there is a negotiation finishing in a deacent way -> meaning no trade agreement during a number of years. This is quit different compared to...

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by olle
Tue May 02, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Britain Set To Lose EU Banking And Medicine Agencies ‘Within Weeks’
Replies: 73
Views: 2431

Re: Britain Set To Lose EU Banking And Medicine Agencies ‘Within Weeks’

Odd approach as that means that the EU will continue to provide ALL services and funding to the UK, without any "discounts". UK Landlords for all of those EU organizations are going to expect full payments for 2 years, as are UK farmers, etc. And as long as the UK is paying monthly fees i...

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by olle
Tue May 02, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

If Junker and by default the EU thinks things will take 6 years why is Art50 devised to take only 2? Granted it wasn't ever imagined to be used but presumably someone thought it out. Regarding immigrants let's not forget who turned down May's proposal to leave the status quo regarding EU citizens l...

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by olle
Tue May 02, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

So only BBC is valid? Compared to the Mail & Indy? Does a Bear shit in the woods? I get the point ;-) Problem is that UK elit seems to follow BBC and considering the Brexit referendum the Mirror, Daily mail etc had a major impact. What Junker tried to say is that normally a trate agreement take...

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by olle
Tue May 02, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

Oh dear, he's taking clickbait papers like the Mail and Independent seriously. What next, using National Enquirer as a source for what goes on in America? So only BBC is valid? My point is that UK need to recognize that EU27 has the right and obligation to protect its interests just as UK has its r...

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by olle
Tue May 02, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

UK over and over told EU that it is non democtratic, Fascist, Nazist organisation that is lead by a drunk... EU people in UK are treated worse for each day etc. Now UK wants it all without paying a penny. Do UK really think the rest of EU to be stupid? When EU27 after a few month consideration what...

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by olle
Tue May 02, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

UK over and over told EU that it is non democtratic, Fascist, Nazist organisation that is lead by a drunk... EU people in UK are treated worse for each day etc. Now UK wants it all without paying a penny. Do UK really think the rest of EU to be stupid? When EU27 after a few month consideration what ...

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by olle
Tue May 02, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

The common market in its form does exist for the well-being of the people living there. That is why large chunks of the elites hate it so much, can´t have people just go where wages are higher. best regards Thomas In Germany, Netherlands, Scandinavia we do not have 9 hours contracts, low salaries e...

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by olle
Tue May 02, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - EU position
Replies: 637
Views: 9383

Re: Brexit - EU position

4. For the purposes of paragraphs 2 and 3, the member of the European Council or of the Council representing the withdrawing Member State shall not participate in the discussions of the European Council or Council or in decisions concerning it. At the risk of repeating myself, I'm not comfortable w...

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by olle
Mon May 01, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines A350-1000 to feature 337 seats
Replies: 92
Views: 21650

Re: United Airlines A350-1000 to feature 337 seats

When the 744 vs 777 was in the same position a few years ago the logical was obvious - Leave the low yield passangers behind!

Y is useless only F and perhaps J generates money ;-)

Now F dissaperas and 777W getting old...

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by olle
Mon May 01, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines A350-1000 to feature 337 seats
Replies: 92
Views: 21650

Re: United Airlines A350-1000 to feature 337 seats

All J and Y seems to be a trend, with Lufthansa doing the same over time.

I have a sensation with Banking jobs moving from London the next 10 years even BA will follow the same trend.

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by olle
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 213
Views: 26376

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Do Bombardier do the same program accounting as Boeing?

I mean that how many 787 has been sold below price of construction?

I feel that Boeing is in deep water here. Playing the Trump card.

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by olle
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa might change Long-Haul order
Replies: 132
Views: 31500

Re: Lufthansa might change Long-Haul order

This has been my quetsion in many othe threads. The Logical is that A380current model is not efficient enought because B779 and A350 gives equal efficiency and while bigger needs to give more efficiency to compete. So If B779 with hight price and more costly to fly then A350 why do not the equal rul...

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by olle
Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas
Replies: 72
Views: 10281

Re: Norwegian to fly Gran Canaria to Americas

Americas what does that mean BA Argentina?

I can Imagine in my case Stockholm -> Gran Canaria -> Buenops Aries -> Santiago.

In flight time it will be similar to what we did last time Stockholm -> LHR -> Madrid -> Santiago

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by olle
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Cuts Flights to US
Replies: 237
Views: 36033

Re: Emirates Cuts Flights to US

How will this in the end effect ME3 purchases of Boeing planes?

If ME3 is so political as described here can Trump administration have any effect?

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by olle
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 336
Views: 78604

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

The 358 is at the top end of the MoM market, but as previously designed is a ULH frame. The 339 is optimised for regional flying, where a big slice of the market lies, so there would need to be a LOT of changes to the 358 to enable it to better the 359 regionally. But thios was not the first A358 p...

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by olle
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1
Replies: 336
Views: 78604

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

I am pretty shure the A358 will come but it will be presented around 2020 and enter market around 2026 with optimized wing etc.

By then the A339 will have got a run of around 10 years, the production of A350 will be under control etc.

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by olle
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: "Boeing to Dismiss Hundreds of Engineers Amid Sales Slowdown"
Replies: 29
Views: 6065

Re: Bloomberg: "Boeing to Dismiss Hundreds of Engineers Amid Sales Slowdown"

Volkswagen was in a big pinch when the European market for cars collapsed after the Lehman-precipitated reveal of widespread financial shenanigans. What they did is sit down with their labor representatives and cobble together a drastic cut in hours worked for a somewhat reduced total wage bill - t...

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by olle
Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United passenger threatened with handcuffs to make room for 'higher-priority' traveler
Replies: 214
Views: 24302

Re: United passenger threatened with handcuffs to make room for 'higher-priority' traveler

UA's PR is worst than a monday morning. The question here is how much UA spend on commercials every month during a normal year. This is a big investment. How much of this investment is now wasted and how long time will it take until people do not connect UA with problem? If I was flying to or inter...

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by olle
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Just how important is overbooking to airlines?
Replies: 45
Views: 4644

Re: Just how important is overbooking to airlines?

Have not UA told now the flight was not overbooked?

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by olle
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: Middle Eastern airline turmoil hits Boeing
Replies: 94
Views: 14229

Re: Leeham: Middle Eastern airline turmoil hits Boeing

The A380 and 779 is in a special situation with 80-90% of orders coming from 1-2 customers.

The different for me is that Airbus expects 20 frames production per year while I seen numbers for 77X closer 100 per year. What happens to Boeing if they need to go to a production of 3-5 frames per month?

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by olle
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates returning 747Fs to leasors and thoughts on air freight
Replies: 41
Views: 8587

Re: Emirates returning 747Fs to leasors and thoughts on air freight

The overall trend seems to be that dedicated freight is squeezed from all directions... Bigger ships and more capacity thru Panama, more capacity Suez, A part of the market that was before sent by airplain now going by train. Over that 77W, 330, 350, 77X, 787 etc filling their belly with cargo. I re...

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by olle
Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any chance to see a A350-1000 LR?
Replies: 41
Views: 4808

Re: Any chance tp see a A350-1000 LR?

The A350-1000 already has extremely long range, 14,800km/7950nm rated at 308 tons. I was surprised to learn that. The A359 is 15,000km/8200nm rated at 280 tons. . So "kesje" another 800nm would make it 8750 nm?!? Compared to the 778 it would fly longer or carry more cargo for the same dis...

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