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by J
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing
Replies: 43
Views: 2995

Re: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing

Boeing releases first video of 777X folding wingtip during Paris Air Show
Also some photos of GE9X Engine

https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/new ... lding.html
by J
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing 747: It just keeps going and going...
Replies: 58
Views: 9915

Re: Boeing 747: It just keeps going and going...

Dive Bahrain, a new underwater theme park, is installing a submerged 747 - at least they pulled off the engines first. Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PO026G1 ... tion=share
by J
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethiopian 737
Replies: 108
Views: 2834

Re: Ethiopian 737

I suspect the material covering the glazing may just be different - perhaps Verbal can enlighten us.

Here are some additional images that show all windows covered.


Side view: https://www.railpictures.net/photo/500666/

Sad view: https://www.railpictures.net/photo/489029/
by J
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethiopian 737
Replies: 108
Views: 2834

Re: Ethiopian 737

Why 4 of them have the windshield installed and 2 not (or perhaps covered)?
All the flight deck glazing is covered when these are shipped by rail. Here is another view from earlier this year.

https://www.railpictures.net/photo/691941/
by J
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethiopian 737
Replies: 108
Views: 2834

Re: Ethiopian 737

With the 737 Max not expected to return to service for at least several more months I'll note that Spirit Aero Systems continues to ship fuselages to Boeing. I wonder where they are parking all the undelivered new planes? Here is a photo of 6 more fuselages photographed on June 11. Note that unlike ...
by J
Fri May 31, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Good For Delta - Crackdown on Comfort Animals
Replies: 39
Views: 2751

Re: Good For Delta - Crackdown on Comfort Animals

Delta passenger's lawsuit claims emotional support dog attack resulted in 'extensive facial damage' According to NBC, Jackson argued in the court filings that Delta was liable for the attack because the airline's staff ignored their company's policy on service animals, which requires large dogs to ...
by J
Thu May 30, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing
Replies: 43
Views: 2995

Re: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing

Initial Test Flight Planned for Late June Excerpt: The test flight will likely be too late for Boeing to hit its previous target o flying the 777X to the Paris Air Show, which takes place June 17-23, where it had hoped to make a marketing splash in Airbus’ backyard. Development of the plane has bee...
by J
Thu May 23, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Repurposed Airbus Parts Become Home Decor
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: Repurposed Airbus Parts Become Home Decor

No, thanks. I don't want my home decor to delaminate or act on its own.
Well, there is always ebay for Boeing products
https://www.ebay.com/itm/GENUINE-BOEING ... SwwKxbzxNG
by J
Thu May 23, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Repurposed Airbus Parts Become Home Decor
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Repurposed Airbus Parts Become Home Decor

Howabout a radome made into a chair or a window frame into an occasional table.


Story:
https://www.ausbt.com.au/these-recycled ... -your-home

Airbus Website
https://www.apieceofsky.airbus.com/?lang=en
by J
Thu May 16, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing
Replies: 43
Views: 2995

Re: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing

GE 9X Engines Complete Testing
Article includes an image of the GE 9X nacelle which is larger than that of the GE 90, which is larger than the fuselage 737Max, which is...…...... :cry:


https://simpleflying.com/boeing-777x-en ... -complete/
by J
Tue May 07, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 234
Views: 39164

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Article with photo of the two Singapore A380's being parted out.

https://simpleflying.com/airbus-a380s-scrap/
by J
Mon May 06, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Railroad Thread
Replies: 326
Views: 67340

Re: Railroad Thread

The two operating steam locomotives (and a diesel, just in case) are heading out to Ogden Utah. Below is a particularly noteworthy photograph of early sunrise. Both locomotives have been converted to fuel oil so much of what you see is condensation.

https://www.railpictures.net/photo/696292/
by J
Fri May 03, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Railroad Thread
Replies: 326
Views: 67340

Re: Railroad Thread

https://www.railpictures.net/photo/695987/ Not_Nice Fixed . Many areas of the engine are over-exposed. Background clutter on right. The AD cropping rules were violated- please none of that 1/3-2/3 type of stuff (which I also fault for being more like 3/4 1/4 on this one). OOF. Tough crowd. There ar...
by J
Fri May 03, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Railroad Thread
Replies: 326
Views: 67340

Re: Railroad Thread

The UP 4014 (4-8-4-4) locomotive made its first test run on May 2 after restoration. It will soon be heading to Ogden, Utah to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the golden spike ceremony that opened the first transcontinental railroad in 1869. Below is a link to an excellent photograph of it leavin...
by J
Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Say it Ain't So - WN Looking at the A220?
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Re: Say it Ain't So - WN Looking at the A220?

Who is Jo?
Now that you mention it, don't know but Josephine, Joanna or whoever it might be, is somewhat prolific

https://simpleflying.com/author/jo/
by J
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Say it Ain't So - WN Looking at the A220?
Replies: 6
Views: 222

Say it Ain't So - WN Looking at the A220?

The comments in the weblink are interesting too. Excerpt: Southwest Airlines Considers The Airbus A220 Amid Boeing 737 MAX Fiasco It seems that some of the Southwest Airlines team are on a trip to Europe, to ‘kick the proverbial tires’ of an A220. What in the world are Boeing’s most loyal customer d...
by J
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: No one died
Replies: 9
Views: 345

Re: No one died

Speaking of not dying there was the April 10 AA A321 that experienced an uncontrolled bank to the left at takeoff - the wing tip stuck some airport lighting equipment.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/american-a ... -reported/
by J
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK
Replies: 9
Views: 702

Re: TWA Hotel Soon to Open at JFK

Here is a frothy article with some photos showing the Constellation being placed into its new position as a cocktail lounge.

https://untappedcities.com/2019/04/11/p ... its-wings/
by J
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A business proposition to ADInfo.com
Replies: 12
Views: 395

Re: A business proposition to ADInfo.com

We could branch out into serving VIP clientele too. Here is a listing for a 1980 Boeing 727 - VIP Configuration Aircraft (with Pratt JT8D-17R Engines)

https://www.salvex.com/listings/listing ... =182977866
by J
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Some Good News Once in Awhile
Replies: 9
Views: 312

Some Good News Once in Awhile

Mesa Captain Takes Matters into His Own Hands A mechanical issued delayed a United Express flight from Tulsa (TUL) to Houston (IAH) on March 11th. When a flight attendant approached Captain Matthew Hoshor stating she was hungry, Hoshor figured that everyone on the flight must be hungry. So he sprun...
by J
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: A380 troubles, the latest news...
Replies: 234
Views: 39164

Re: A380 troubles, the latest news...

Lufthansa Snubs The A380 Earlier this week, Lufthansa ordered 20 Boeing 787-9s and 20 additional Airbus A350-900s. But its deal with Airbus came with a caveat. In exchange, Airbus had to buy back six of Lufthansa’s 14 Airbus A380s . * * * Don’t expect to see 787-9s in Lufthansa livery. My bet is th...
by J
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing
Replies: 43
Views: 2995

Re: Boeing Deception: 777X Wing Actually Elongated 787 Wing

Low Key Rollout for Boeing Employees with various photos and videos.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/trav ... emony.html
by J
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: 737 Max troubles;:The latest news...
Replies: 10
Views: 493

Re: 737 Max troubles;:The latest news...

WN's CEO discusses the grounding of their 737Max fleet. While agreeing with the FAA decision he notes, Our experience with the MAX, along with the other U.S. operators, has been phenomenal. We've operated over 40,000 flights covering almost 90,000 hours. There is a ton of data collected, which we co...
by J
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Safety Discussion Forum
Topic: Ethiopian 737
Replies: 108
Views: 2834

Re: Ethiopian 737

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is the same type of plane as the Indonesian Lion Air jet that crashed soon after takeoff from Jakarta in 2018 -- killing 189 people. But Geoffrey Thomas, the editor in chief of Airline Ratings, told CNN the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday had "significant differences" to the ...
by J
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Discussion Forum
Topic: Total Livery ailure
Replies: 12
Views: 811

Re: Total Livery ailure

And now UAL is getting a new livery. The following article discusses the plan (to be released next month) , shows the corporate pallet with such colors as United Blue, Rhapsody Blue, Runway Grey and Premium Purple and speculates on the final design including a mock up on a 757. When United Airlines ...

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