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29th Dec 2019, 21:44
Replies: 22
Views: 12,081
Posted By twochai

The Airbus A220-300 has demonstrated it can...

The Airbus A220-300 has demonstrated it can operate non-stop LCY-JFK with a full business class payload.
5th Oct 2019, 03:09
Replies: 158
Views: 98,070
Posted By twochai

Ah, now I understand! BREXIT will fix this!!

Ah, now I understand! BREXIT will fix this!!
18th Sep 2019, 17:43
Replies: 85
Views: 64,094
Posted By twochai

Absolutely true - here's a very good piece in...

Absolutely true - here's a very good piece in today's NYT from the great aviation writer, William Langewiesche 'What really brought down the 737 MAX?'
...
11th Aug 2019, 17:57
Replies: 18
Views: 8,850
Posted By twochai

Devil Most cons are not very bright or they wouldn't be...

Most cons are not very bright or they wouldn't be in that job!
16th Jul 2019, 14:58
Replies: 92
Views: 106,554
Posted By twochai

Lightbulb The reason is that the pilot's perspective from a...

The reason is that the pilot's perspective from a lower approach makes the runway appear shorter (but wider). That's why STOL aircraft generally do steep approaches (up to 7.5 degrees) because the...
20th Jun 2019, 21:40
Replies: 29
Views: 11,707
Posted By twochai

Single aisle non-stop on LR works perfectly for...

Single aisle non-stop on LR works perfectly for me if it avoids a twin aisle and transfer at a hub!
Forum: Canada
16th May 2019, 15:43
Replies: 18
Views: 6,980
Posted By twochai

Great news for both companies!

Great news for both companies!
13th May 2019, 23:30
Replies: 134
Views: 170,288
Posted By twochai

Unless trans-Pacific trade flows slow down! But...

Unless trans-Pacific trade flows slow down! But why would that happen?
13th May 2019, 23:25
Replies: 7
Views: 3,788
Posted By twochai

Don't feel too sorry for the Westjetter...

Don't feel too sorry for the Westjetter employee/owners who will be celebrating their well earned wealth this evening.
Forum: Canada
10th May 2019, 23:38
Replies: 18
Views: 6,980
Posted By twochai

This should be interesting - a bidding war!

This should be interesting - a bidding war!
7th May 2019, 19:30
Replies: 461
Views: 913,501
Posted By twochai

This is exactly why the CRJ 700/900/1000 have...

This is exactly why the CRJ 700/900/1000 have underfloor baggage holds with loading doors on the left side of the aircraft, conveniently located for the baggage handlers to pick them up at the...
Forum: Canada
1st May 2019, 15:12
Replies: 18
Views: 6,980
Posted By twochai

Air Transat reviewing multiple offers

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-transats-takeover-offers-send-stock-soaring-but-stoke-quebec/

With 7 A321-200's in service and the first of up to 15 A321NEO-LR's starting to...
27th Apr 2019, 10:08
Replies: 106
Views: 82,682
Posted By twochai

Wideroe's are currently updating their Dash 8-200...

Wideroe's are currently updating their Dash 8-200 fleet to run them out to 120,000 cycles - this in an environment of 20-30 minute legs with frequent moderate to severe turbulence in the lower...
Forum: Tech Log
24th Apr 2019, 23:21
Replies: 23
Views: 7,379
Posted By twochai

Concorde departure from JFK 31 Left

I'm surprised that nobody is old enough to remember the JFK 31L Kennedy 8 departure for Concorde!
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6th Dec 2018, 21:15
Replies: 38
Views: 28,782
Posted By twochai

The Boeing board should have appointed Allan...

The Boeing board should have appointed Allan Mullaly as CEO. Letting him trot off to head up Ford Motors was a big mistake.
2nd Dec 2018, 17:53
Replies: 2,100
Views: 1,160,762
Posted By twochai

I've never understood why AOA indication has...

I've never understood why AOA indication has never gained any traction as a pilot aid on civilian aircraft? It presents a very useful cross check on ASI information at low speeds.
25th Nov 2018, 23:18
Replies: 2,100
Views: 1,160,762
Posted By twochai

Indeed, the MCAS tweek is just like a stick...

Indeed, the MCAS tweek is just like a stick pusher, except that instead of an instantaneous 'push' that can be easily identified and corrected by the pilot through a 'pull' on the control column, we...
7th Nov 2018, 12:48
Replies: 48
Views: 29,720
Posted By twochai

Heheh! Should be cheap lobster in Toronto this...

Heheh! Should be cheap lobster in Toronto this weekend! There's always a silver lining in these things.
5th Oct 2018, 22:46
Replies: 107
Views: 22,091
Posted By twochai

A321 NEO cert to 7400 km by EASA and FAAI don't...

A321 NEO cert to 7400 km by EASA and FAAI don't like to nit-pick, but the A321NEO has not been 'certified' to 7,400 km by EASA, FAA or any other authority. It has been granted Type Certificate...
14th Sep 2018, 11:44
Replies: 46
Views: 21,168
Posted By twochai

According to my wife of 50 years (who worked the...

According to my wife of 50 years (who worked the reception desk at Ye Olde Felbridge Hotel near Gatwick) there are many more anecdotes for telling of Wardair crews night-stopping in the hotel!
22nd Aug 2018, 09:42
Replies: 41
Views: 19,937
Posted By twochai

Ahhh.... They were in disguise! Where is Clouseau...

Ahhh.... They were in disguise! Where is Clouseau when we need him?
11th Jul 2018, 23:11
Replies: 41
Views: 9,471
Posted By twochai

I wonder if the Boeing board recognises that the...

I wonder if the Boeing board recognises that the HQ move to Chicago was a big mistake - the ivory tower is too far from the heart of the company and they're out of touch from the operations.
4th Jul 2018, 02:42
Replies: 41
Views: 9,471
Posted By twochai

[QUOTE][Wouldn't that program have been a great...

[QUOTE][Wouldn't that program have been a great airplane for Boeing's lower size?/QUOTE]

Yes, but Boeing was too arrogant.

When P&W originally offered the Geared Turbo Fan (GTF) to the industry...
19th Jun 2018, 02:31
Replies: 31
Views: 9,910
Posted By twochai

It is not unusual for arrivals in Toronto to be...

It is not unusual for arrivals in Toronto to be met by Canada Border Service officers for a passport check. If they are able to catch undocumented offenders who have have 'lost' their passport...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th May 2018, 01:28
Replies: 41
Views: 4,010
Posted By twochai

Why not a C Series (or A230 as it should soon be...

Why not a C Series (or A230 as it should soon be called)? Very high tech Belfast wings, UK government investment and built in the Commonwealth, it would have more internal volume to play with and...
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