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787 Dreamliner production concerns

Old 18th Jun 2019, 18:12
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Can I trust Boeing ?
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Old 19th Jun 2019, 02:49
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It appears EK are going to cancel their order for the B787 and go with the A350-9. Announcement to be made after the conclusion of the Paris Air Show.
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Old 19th Jun 2019, 03:09
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Originally Posted by B772 View Post
It appears EK are going to cancel their order for the B787 and go with the A350-9. Announcement to be made after the conclusion of the Paris Air Show.

part of their escaping some of the remaining 380 orders..
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Old 19th Jun 2019, 04:36
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Gimme my Jumbo back. .86/360 and the 3x table were all you needed. The 777 is an outstanding machine but the Jumbo....Norman Foster was asked what his favourite building of the 20th C was. He said the Boeing 747. Pop the brakes, and thunder down liked a raging Thor. Can someone order some -8ís please? Thank you in advance. And just think of the fuel savings over an A380.
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Old 19th Jun 2019, 11:32
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To our growing list of bugbears,may I add :
Stopper for Flightdeck door!
Detaching upholstery above both pilot seats,similar to headlining of 1990 range rovers!
Falling FD emergency exit cover.
Pilot seats reduced padding compared to 767/777.
Storage compartment latches on FD.
Does anyone else find it difficult to unlock/open the toilet door!




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Old 19th Jun 2019, 12:53
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Does anyone else find it difficult to unlock/open the toilet door?
Apparently Boeing do, as the newer -8s and all the -9s that I have flown have the much easier ‘bi-fold’ door.
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Old 21st Jun 2019, 02:03
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A little unfair

Originally Posted by A320ECAM View Post
Unfortunately Boeing's reputation is fast descending into something which may very well irreversible!

The 787 battery fires.
The 737M control issues.
The 777W engine issues.
If I have any bias in this issue it would be towards team A, but this is ridiculous.

"The 787 battery fires." are ancient history now.
"The 737M control issues." Yep. That's a real problem B needs to fix.
"The 777W engine issues." Seriously? It's the airframer's fault if the engine manufacturer is having trouble delivering a new engine on time and up to spec? Hello. I've got the A320NEO delays on line one and A380 RR engine failures on line 2. They'd both like to talk to you. Engine delays and defects happen to both A and B. As long as the defects get corrected, this is normal.

If you want to list three problems Boeing has with its reputation right now and don't just want to say "737MAX" three times, that list should probably be:

737MAX:
Air Force tanker quality problems; and
737MAX (or maybe 787 quality problems, but I'm not sure how serious those are).
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