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Old 21st June 2024, 05:50 PM
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Can anyone shed some light into what’s going on with X4A? These are brand new aircraft & shouldn’t be having any issues
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Old 21st June 2024, 05:56 PM
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Can anyone shed some light into what’s going on with X4A? These are brand new aircraft & shouldn’t be having any issues
Airbus A220s worldwide have a pretty poor reliability rate. Combination of supply chain issues, PW1000Gs, and general teething problems that are seeming to take longer to resolve than other aircraft.
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Old 21st June 2024, 06:56 PM
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Nice aircraft when their flying, red ink for airlines taking the gamble in the meantime.
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Old 22nd June 2024, 05:53 PM
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Can anyone shed some light into what’s going on with X4A? These are brand new aircraft & shouldn’t be having any issues
Anti corrosion work being done, next delivery will go straight in for work while those to come later will get a fix on the production line
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Old 23rd June 2024, 09:44 PM
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Really! You’ll think that would have been done while being built!
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Old 24th June 2024, 08:44 AM
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Really! You’ll think that would have been done while being built!
It's the PW engine issues isn't it, not airframe?
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Old 24th June 2024, 08:48 AM
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I heard it is wing corrosion issues on the grapevine.
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Old 24th June 2024, 05:49 PM
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I heard it is wing corrosion issues on the grapevine.
The slat tracks were designed with such tight tolerances that it squeezes out basically all the grease. So, they’re starting to corrode in places where it’s rolling up against the rollers.
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Old 24th June 2024, 10:24 PM
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That will do it.
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Old 26th June 2024, 05:17 PM
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Some images of X4C

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyulpl...33740/sizes/l/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyulpl...59777/sizes/l/
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