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Old 9th Feb 2012, 09:05   #1 (permalink)
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To make a Boeing pilot warm and happy

Boeing develops 777X to challenge Airbus A350 | Aspire Aviation
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Old 9th Feb 2012, 09:34   #2 (permalink)
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I don't feel warm and fuzzy.

I do however have a headache from trying to read the article.

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Old 9th Feb 2012, 10:50   #3 (permalink)
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Warm and dizzy then?
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Old 9th Feb 2012, 12:44   #4 (permalink)
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It'll be a kick-ass aircraft, but it's interesting that they are going for reduced weight and thrust.

Surley save the weight, but leave the engines at 115 and the MTOW at 351, and so reap the extra useful load.

You MIGHT end up a touch heavier and burn a little more, but if they can make money out of the A380, surely load is more important than burn.

-and lets hope Boeing sacks up and tells EK they can't have it without the proper Pilots CRC!!
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Old 9th Feb 2012, 15:46   #5 (permalink)
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Under the Chicago-based airframer...
And yes I feel warm and happy but still a bit cold and sad after the cancellation of the B747-8s
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Old 9th Feb 2012, 17:58   #6 (permalink)
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Oh cool, a billion mile range at FL280
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Old 9th Feb 2012, 18:01   #7 (permalink)
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Boeing moved its administrative HQ from Seattle to Chicago several years back. Better tax breaks in Illinois.
Its manufacturing and assembly plants remain in Seattle.
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Old 9th Feb 2012, 20:58   #8 (permalink)
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what about the south ?

Isn't Boeing doing some operations in South Carolina that is causing a union piss off ? Or trying to move some of the operation there to save money and avoid union pay ?? Sorry.. heard and read about it while home in the US and not sure of the specifics.
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Old 9th Feb 2012, 21:51   #9 (permalink)
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Don mi amigo.... 777 guys can never be warm and happy!!!!!!!

I mean.... Imagine flying without a table I'd retire
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