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A330 Neo apparently causing nausea inflight.

Old 27th Jun 2019, 15:53
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A330 Neo apparently causing nausea inflight.

On the news yesterday by a TAP union representative, that they have 12 reported cases of Cabin Crew feeling unwell during flight, with nausea, and having to use oxygen to minimize the unwellness.

Some passengers also with the same symptoms.
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Old 27th Jun 2019, 18:50
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Yaw damper issue?
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Old 27th Jun 2019, 23:01
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TAP statement:

"In some new units of the A330neo, some odors from air-conditioning equipment may have been detected, it is considered normal in new aircraft and disappears soon after first use. [TAP] would never put its customers and workers at risk for their health."
https://newsavia.com/tap-desvaloriza...s-a330-900neo/
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Old 28th Jun 2019, 09:22
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Toxic Air..

Nothing like a good dose of Mobil Jet 2 laden with TCP to enhance the flight...
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Old 28th Jun 2019, 10:34
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Originally Posted by zlin77 View Post
Nothing like a good dose of Mobil Jet 2 laden with TCP to enhance the flight...
Yeah sure ... and looks like that the Rolls Royce legend lives on ...

Anyone familiar with this new engine ? Still 3 spools like it used to be on the B757 RB211 (N1, N2, and N3) ? or is it more like a Geared Turbofan ?
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Old 28th Jun 2019, 11:12
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Originally Posted by zerograv View Post
Yeah sure ... and looks like that the Rolls Royce legend lives on ...

Anyone familiar with this new engine ? Still 3 spools like it used to be on the B757 RB211 (N1, N2, and N3) ? or is it more like a Geared Turbofan ?
All Trents are 3-spool.

The A330neo's Trent 7000 is based on the 787's Trent 1000, with one of the major differences being the reinstatement of bleed air on the 7000 (which of course the bleedless 787 famously doesn't use).

https://www.rolls-royce.com/products...rent-7000.aspx

It would be interesting to identify the flights on which crew/and or pax reported feeling ill. I wouldn't be surprised if the issue only affected one or two aircraft in TAP's 10-strong fleet.
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Old 28th Jun 2019, 15:42
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I seem to remember United crews complained of the same thing on B772s
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Old 29th Jun 2019, 19:30
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Yep, that rings a bell here too
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