Boeing 747

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  • Pragmatic Rules Of Language Essay

    between the operator and the pilots. When investigated these crashes bring about interesting phenomena about noise and how easily it can be an affecting factor of communication. On March 27th 1977 two Boeing 747’s collided on the runway at Tenerife, The Canary islands. The pilot of the KLM 747 was under the impression that he was cleared for take-off and proceeded to roll down the runway. As a result of the thick fog on the day he couldn’t see the Pan Am 747 already on the runway and the two collided at a rapid pace killing 583 people. The root of the miscommunication between the air traffic controller and the pilot can be seen as a very simple lapse in concentration. The pilot reported “we are now at take-off” as he began rolling down the runway. After being vastly investigated it is clear that due to reasons unknown he was switching between the codes of Dutch grammatical construction whilst still keeping the English words. This caused internal noise for the operator as he wasn’t able to keep track of the way the pilot was inadvertently switching codes between English and Dutch. It happened this way because he understood the “at take-off” as a preposition as a result of the use of “at”. The air traffic controller then, under the assumption that KLM 747 was standing by gave Pan Am 747 the all clear to taxi down the run way, ultimately setting the two up for a collision. There was even evidence of some external noise as according to the conversation transcript there was a…

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  • The Doomsday Plane Essay

    The Doomsday Plane The United States Air Force consists of an enormous fleet that includes all sorts of special use aircraft with broad mission capability. One of the most unique, and fear inspiring aircraft is the E-4B NAOC (National Airborne Operations Center) Nightwatch. These planes, four specially configured Boeing 747-200s, possess a unique and somewhat eerie job. It may not have impressive payload characteristics like the large bombers, or the advanced attack weaponry on nimble fighter…

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  • Malaysia Airlines Case Analysis

    Executive Summary During 2014, the Malaysia Airlines company experienced two major airline crashes, which destroyed the company’s reputation. As a result of the crashes, the company experienced massive losses and a further loss of clients and this has placed the airlines company in a very complicated situation. The crises that the company went through were aired and circulated all over the world, thanks to the social media. This communications plan examines the crisis and challenges that the…

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  • Analysis Of Boeing Civil Aviation

    Recalling the statistics from Boeing, civil aviation has a success rate of about 99% (Statistical Summary, 2014). For this reason, it is easy to fall into the trap of being unprepared in the event that the unthinkable happens, and there is a major accident involving the organization’s aircraft. If the accident takes place in the United States, the NTSB will deploy a “Go Team” to begin investigating the accident. If the accident takes place in another country, the NTSB will most likely be…

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  • Airbus A380 Essay

    The Airbus A380 is not only quiet but is spacious, it is able to comfortably seat 500 plus passengers; around 100 more than the Boeing 747. The Airbus A380 is 239 feet long, 79 feet high, and a wingspan of 262 giving it a maximum takeoff weight of 650 tons; lighter than a Boeing 747 (Airbus A380). It means it is wide enough to give passengers space to move around and light enough and economical enough to fly over 700 miles further than the 747(Grabianowski, Ed). So that means less takeoffs and…

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  • A380 Case Study

    Airbus believe that the future market needs giant A380 aircraft, Boeing believes that the market needs the Boeing 787 medium-sized aircraft. Compared with the A380, the Boeing 787 can only take 210 to 330 people, and only do some progressive design, such as the use of the use of lightweight composite materials, and cabin comfort improvement. Of course, the most important thing is the Boeing 787 allows more passengers have a direct flight option, this is the most basic user needs. So far, the…

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  • Structural Design Methods: Airbus A380)

    Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner are quite different. The Airbus A380 has a GP 7200 engine with four turbo fan layout whereas the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine with a twin turbo layout. The Airbus has a total length of 72.72 meters and the Boeing has a length of 56.7 meters. The internal cabin width of the Airbus is 6.54 meters and the Boeing is 5.5 meters. The wingspan of the Airbus is 79.75 meters and the Boeing has a span of 60 meters. Advanced materials…

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  • Strengths And Swot Analysis Of Boeing: SWOT Analysis: Boeing

    SWOT ANALYSIS Boeing is one of the dominant businesses in the large commercial airlines (LCA). It has travelled a long journey to reach this position. During this long journey, it has exploited various opportunities and strengths and has overcome weakness and threats to reach this position. The assessment of Boeing's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and how these elements were perceived within the time scale of the case study between 2002 and 2006 are explained in this case…

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  • Airbus Case Study

    3.1. For the opponent Boein: From 1969 to 2005, Boeing was the only supplier of super jumbos. However with the entry of Airbus into the wide-body aircraft market the monopoly position of Boeing broke apart as Airbus was given the opportunity of entering the super jumbo market with subsidies from the EU. The financial aids of the main investors France, Germany, Spain and Great Britain, of $4 billion for research and development for the A380 forced Boeing to share the product division with Airbus…

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  • Case Study Of Boeing 777

    ABSTRACT This Term Paper is all about the review of the book ‘21st CENTURY JET, THE MAKING OF THE BOEING 777’ by ‘Karl Sabbagh’. It includes the comments regarding how the decision of making a new plane emerged and how it determined the market status of Boeing in the Airliner field. This paper mainly focused on the history and introduction of Boeing 777 to airlines and its manufacturing process through its logistics and supply chain network and also specified the supply chain practices used in…

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