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Old 9th Feb 2012, 05:58   #1 (permalink)
 
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777-X being developed to take on A350

Boeing develops 777X to challenge Airbus A350 | Aspire Aviation

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Old 9th Feb 2012, 16:43   #2 (permalink)
 
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Sorry, did I miss the part where an actual aircraft is challenging the existing 777? To be fair, I have no doubt that Boeing could slap an updated, super-critical wing with new donks on the 777 and the result would kick the crap out of any product from Toulouse. I sense the A340 program might be spreading its defeat by the 777 to the A350 program. Let's be honest. The Euros are yet to build anything bigger than the A330 that can compete with US builds.
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Old 9th Feb 2012, 17:14   #3 (permalink)
 
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Oh no

"Lets be honest"?? good idea and not start another A versus B argument
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Old 10th Feb 2012, 00:05   #4 (permalink)
 
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Is the A380 smaller than a 747-8i?

Are there more orders and sales of the A380 or 747-8i?

Now lets be honest.

As everything on prune is the truth the whole truth and and nothing but the truth in my opinion
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Old 10th Feb 2012, 04:43   #5 (permalink)
 
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Who wrote the article??

Don't know if anyone else read the linked article, but personally, the implied bias reads like a press release from Boeing.
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Old 10th Feb 2012, 04:48   #6 (permalink)
 
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...and I think cxorcist does charity work for the Boeing Company...he's an unpaid publicity consultant!
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Old 6th Mar 2012, 10:46   #7 (permalink)
 
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Boeing targets year end 777X launch

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