Sunday, April 15, 2012

Bombardier CRJ-900 Next Gen


I took a Bombardier CRJ-900 from Detroit to St. Louis way back in 2010 in a Delta Connections flight.

The CRJ-900 Next Gen is a stretched version of the CRJ-700 regional airliner. Longer by about 7 meters (length of the -900 is 39.13 meters), it can seat up to 90 passengers. This particular Scandinavian Airlines aircraft can seat 86, and has a range of 2,104 miles. [1]  



Model: Bombardier CRJ-900
Livery: Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
Registration: OY-KFA
Manufacturer:  Gemini Jets
Scale: 1:400
Length: 3.55"
Wingspan: 2.41"  
Provenance: Hobbiestock Greenhills
Price: PhP 1200

Monday, April 2, 2012

Head to Head: Airbus A350 vs Boeing 787


Here are the side-by-side pics of Airbus A350 and Boeing 787-800, in 1:400 scale.


How they compare in real life:



787-8
Length: 186 ft
Wingspan:197 ft 
Fuselage width: 18 ft 11 inches
Heigth:  55 ft 6" 
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 502,500 lbs
Passengers (typical configuration 2-class): 264
Range: 7650-8200 nm


A350-800
Length: 198 ft
Wingspan: 213 ft.
Fuselage width: 19.6 ft
Heigth: 55.9 ft
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 571,000 lbs
Passengers (typical configuration 2-class): 276-312 
Range: 8,480 nm




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