Sep 18, 2020, 11:39 PM
Th e whole concept of aircraft carrying a large weight of duty free booze is ridiculous. Surely if there is to be duty free sales they should universally be at the ARRIVAL airport . The overloading of overhead bins is also a real safety hazard.
May 17, 2020, 04:05 AM
The picture of the mockup of the Boeing 2707 shows that the cabin size is almost identical to that of the 737/ A320 but much longer . Two abreast in Concorde would have been much better. Any supersonic aircraft requires a long slender fuselage to minimize drag.
May 15, 2020, 10:01 PM
The Boeing 2707 was originally designed as a swing-wing aircraft, with wings swung back for supersonic flight and forward for subsonic flight . The weight of the swing- wing system was so high that the design failed, and Boeing reverted to something very similar to the unsuccessful Lockheed desig...
Dec 14, 2019, 12:53 AM
A350 seems excellent choice , has already been operating non stop Singapore to NY successfully for a couple of years. Qantas has unique ultra long range requirements and obviously this is a niche market for a small number of aircraft. It may well lead to further orders for A350, possibly both 900...
Oct 25, 2019, 01:49 AM
Agree with Phil Young, need to see how economy pax find the long voyage. Should pack about 30 in back end with no vacant seats, restricted to back end toilets and fed normal economy food. Joyce and VPs to be used as steerage pax. Australian pax can easily get to central and Eastern US without usi...
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