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by Dahlgardo
Thu May 24, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade
Replies: 347
Views: 20612

Re: MH17: The missile belonged to a Russian brigade

Who is surprised about these findings? Everybody have known this from the beginning. One reason Russia will not own up to these facts is probably because they then have to admit that regular Russian forces have invaded Ukraine and are actively and illegally participating in combat against Ukrainian ...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun May 13, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's make NonAv fun again!
Replies: 39
Views: 1932

Re: Let's make NonAv fun again!

that may be simply because this President has more than ample scandals to justify those threads .... and it isn´t even all covered. Not even close. No one has the time. So Trump is not perfect, and have made bad impulsive decisions in his life, so what. He's human, and not a politically correct car...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun May 13, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's make NonAv fun again!
Replies: 39
Views: 1932

Re: Let's make NonAv fun again!

Right now there are 18, yes 18 threads about Trump on the first page of the non aviation forum. Apparently some people feel very virtuos when they can say something negative about Trump. Also the constant labelling from certain people in here is really distasteful, but unfortunately very typical wa...

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: McDonnell 220
Replies: 84
Views: 11488

Re: McDonnell 220

It's been stored outside at El Paso ELP for years, and is easy to protograph if anyone wants to have a picture of it. Interesting place El Paso, I visited in october 2015 and apart from the MD220, I saw the following airworthy types : Convair 5800 SG301 Super Guppy DC-9-14 plus loads of Falcon 20 fr...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2018: Bahrain, China, Azerbaijan
Replies: 7
Views: 359

Re: F1 2018: Bahrain, China, Azerbaijan

A calmer Verstappen Relax, the dude is only 20 odd years old. This is completely normal. The prefrontal cortex in the brain is only fully developed when you reach your mid-20s, so young people will always make more thoughtless mistakes like that, espcially of you're a bit full of yourself. https://...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2018: Bahrain, China, Azerbaijan
Replies: 7
Views: 359

Re: F1 2018: Bahrain, China, Azerbaijan

This season looks to become much more interesting than I expected. Hamilton has complained about the car, which apparently didn't feel too good in Shanghai. It is certainly rare you hear complaints about the Mercedes. Also interesting how fast Toro Rosso, and especially Gasly, went from hero to zero...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six people in hospital after five separate London stabbings
Replies: 66
Views: 1958

Re: Six people in hospital after five separate London stabbings

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Alan_Kurdi That poor kid did not die because of the war in Syria, but because of the greed of his father. The family was safe in Turkey, but decided to become migrants by illegally crossing the Med into Kos. But hey, you can always play the victim card. Bad ...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian released worst forever monthly RASK 0,26 NOK
Replies: 113
Views: 18996

Re: Norwegian released worst forever monthly RASK 0,26 NOK

B787-8 LN-LNG is now parked enginelss at CPH, and will reportedly remain parked until mid july.
Hard to tell how that will impact Norwegians longhaul ops and how big a part of the bill RR will pick up.

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The green future
Replies: 52
Views: 1521

Re: The green future

In the northern province of Groningen, the Netherlands, natural gas has been extracted since 1959 or so. It has "earned" the Dutch state billions. Since the 1960's all the energy infrastructure has been tailored around this Groninger gas. 90% plus of the homes are getting heat by this gas...

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair reveals, it has one of the biggest gender pay gaps
Replies: 64
Views: 5218

Re: Ryanair reveals, it has one of the biggest gender pay gaps

The Guardian.....say no more.
As usual just an unscientific political piece of non-journalism.

Everybody interested in facts about the pay gap should watch this interview to educate themselves.
link

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas proposes amenities in the cargo hold for ultra long flights
Replies: 76
Views: 12723

Re: Alan Joyce floats the idea of "Cargo class"

Oh how cute, someone has learned from MOL how to get free publicity.
Well done.

Too bad journalists always fall for this.

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 473
Views: 13951

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

You only hear what you want to hear. I'm sure you have the best intentions, but the "let's wait until we get independent of fossil fuel then...." argument is defacto the same argument as "do nothing for 25 years". The current sanctions against Russia are a joke and have accompli...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 473
Views: 13951

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Becoming energy independent will help but that takes time. Becoming fossil fuel independent will help, but that takes a lot of time. Given the current situation, the EU can only apply pressure - especially the people surrounding the Putin regime - because it also applies to Russia, they are also de...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 473
Views: 13951

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Dutchy wrote:

I guess it is easy to be an armchair "diplomat".

You asked.

Please enlighten me how you think the current reaction by the EU makes any difference?

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 473
Views: 13951

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Well, the UK is trying. The Government estimates are that around just 1% of our imported gas comes from Russia, they're also looking to source that elsewhere. and at the same time, the Germans are pushing hard for EU to approve the Gazprom "North Stream 2" gas pipeline that will provide t...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 473
Views: 13951

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

So what do you propose as a reaction to this? What should the EU do according to you? How about a real trade embargo? No more overflights or airline services by Russian airlines. Seizure of assets Travel ban. Strong military help to Ukraine. etc etc Don't forget the Russians shot down a civilian ai...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 473
Views: 13951

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

Aside from over 100 Soviet 'diplomats' being expelled just from the UK in 1971, this is I think the largest mass expulsion of 'diplomatic' staff in history? A large part of Putin's game plan is to sow as much discord as possible to undermine NATO, the EU, the US. He would have have expected the Bri...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Biggest airports with the least 777 service?
Replies: 31
Views: 2084

Re: Biggest airports with the least 777 service?

30mil pax a year at CPH, and only a few 777 movements (appx 10-15 per week).
Regulars are PK, TG and SQ.
Seasonal AC
QR will upgrade to B77W in the fall though.

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2018: Australian GP
Replies: 28
Views: 853

Re: F1 2018: Australian GP

Mercedes looks unbeatable again this year, so it should come as no surprise when Hamilton becomes world champion yet again. A shame Mercedes haven't chosen to hire a second driver closer to Hamiltons class. Bottas is only there to play 2nd violin like Raikkonen at Ferrari. It was more fun when Rosbe...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who pays taxes and fees on Ryanair cheap flights?
Replies: 14
Views: 2853

Re: Who pays taxes and fees on Ryanair cheap flights?

A couple of years ago I paid 2 pounds from London to Dublin return. Did Ryanair have to pay fees for this? e.g airport fees/immigration fees etc. Or is there some other way this gets recouped? I checked no bags and they made no ancillary income off me. I see these cheap deals quite often. Does Ryan...

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian profit warning, try to raise equity
Replies: 125
Views: 18227

Re: Norwegian profit warning, try to raise equity

This is really a critical time for Norwegian. It does not appear the travelling public have lost confidence in Norwegian yet, but as soon as people stop book way in advance because of uncertainty of the companys survival, cashflow dies, and the relentless death spiral starts. The media focus is very...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why should the West care if relations with Russia deteriorate?
Replies: 198
Views: 4395

Re: Why should the West care if relations with Russia deteriorate?

Europe doesn't need a replacement for Russian oil, it needs a replacement for Russian gas. This is a crucial point. Putin knows Europe depends on Russian gas, so there are no real dangers of any serious sanctions in the world of real power politics. No matter what Russia will do that violate other ...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 291
Views: 10657

Re: R u s s i a

My inlaws are from Legnica, and they can tell you what it was like to be under Russian occupation and sphere of interest. It was not fun. I wonder how much fun it was under English occupation to the people of India? And how fun was it for the people of Vietnam under French occupation? And how much ...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 291
Views: 10657

Re: R u s s i a

What independent democracies are in question if you yourself have recently indicated that the separation procedures carried out in violation of the Constitution of States are null and void? Maybe let the two of you finally start telling the truth - NATO supported the separatism in the Soviet Union,...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 291
Views: 10657

Re: R u s s i a

http://mirror8.ru.indbooks.in/wp-content/uploads/2016/0189553/i_018.png The expansion of NATO in the direction of the Eastern part says much more about your plans, gentlemen europeans and americans. Don't you think free democratic sovereign nations should be able to decide for themselves which alli...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 291
Views: 10657

Re: R u s s i a

... 1. Ethnically Ukraine is the Russian territory-Ukrainians are one of three branches of the big people who live in the territory present-day Russia, Ukraine and Belarus for over a thousand years. Even languages are three branches of the same, showing divergence only in the last 100-150 years. Th...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 291
Views: 10657

Re: R u s s i a

A naive attempt to replace facts. Do you agree that Britain has the right to withdraw from the EU? Sure. When GB joined the union they also accepted terms of how to leave. Do you agree that Scotland can secede from Britain? It requires the laws in the constitution are followed. Do you agree that Ca...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 291
Views: 10657

Re: R u s s i a

It is surprising that you do not know a simple fact: the Chechen Republic remained in the Russian Federation following the referendum of 2003. In 2003, the citizens of the Chechen Republic voted for Chechnya remained part of Russia. Okey, so let me put it another way. Would you accept if some regio...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 291
Views: 10657

Re: R u s s i a

Crimean people wanted to join Russia obviously, and after the bloody coup Russia helped them with that. But that was the wish of those people, and this is a separate story. It's done. Interesting. Would you let the people in the Chechnyan region take a popular vote about their connection to Russia?...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 12023

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

The leader of DPRK has no other agenda than to stay in power, so he'll do whatever he thinks promotes his case. This is just a game for him. Nothing will change because of this meeting. Like China and Russia, DPRK don't give a f@ck about the international law, EU, the UN, human rights or whatever an...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If aliens from another planet exist,where are they?
Replies: 51
Views: 2056

Re: If aliens from another planet exist,where are they?

No proof yet. I have seen things but, why haven't we seen or heard anything? How about this. After almost 50 years of study I have come to the conclusion they aren't from another world but,another dimension. Yall have at it Have you any idea how big the Universe is? We can't even find a lost 777 on...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "god" a myth?
Replies: 313
Views: 10990

Re: Is "god" a myth?

Anyone seriously interested in this topic should watch Jordan Petersons Biblical series on Youtube. Among other things, he discusses the concept of God in the judea christian culture. The ideas in the lectures are mainly based in the Jungian concept of archetypes, but it really makes a lot of sense,...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped
Replies: 46
Views: 15782

Re: Iran Air 747SP's getting scrapped

Sad to see them go, but to be honest, they had a much much longer career than should have been expected.
The 747SP was obsolete already in the 1980s.

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Someone forged a Nobel Peace Prize nomination of Trump, Norwegian officials say
Replies: 21
Views: 634

Re: Someone forged a Nobel Peace Prize nomination of Trump, Norwegian officials say

He spends nearly every weekend at a tRump owned resort playing golf. You righties went nuts when Obama played golf. Now, crickets. He defends neo-nazis, white supremacists, and KKK. You righties went nuts because Obama went to a church in Chicago which hosted some Black activist. He gives money to ...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Someone forged a Nobel Peace Prize nomination of Trump, Norwegian officials say
Replies: 21
Views: 634

Re: Someone forged a Nobel Peace Prize nomination of Trump, Norwegian officials say

Why not? Every day for eight years, we had posts about how awful Obama was. Much of it had to do with "how dare he use Dijon mustard!" or "how dare Michelle go sleeveless!" or something inane. In the case of the current administration, there actually ARE negative things going on...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Someone forged a Nobel Peace Prize nomination of Trump, Norwegian officials say
Replies: 21
Views: 634

Re: Someone forged a Nobel Peace Prize nomination of Trump, Norwegian officials say

Why does every day need a thread that has some negative story or angle about Trump? I can understand why many people think the guy is not an impressive person, but the constant redicule looks most of all like a childish obsession. Regressive leftists who thrive on these stories should be happy the c...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russianplanes.net site closed
Replies: 39
Views: 4188

Re: Russianplanes.net site closed

What a shame.
There must be another reason.
The content was not poor quality by any standard.

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "god" a myth?
Replies: 313
Views: 10990

Re: Is "god" a myth?

Arguing about the excistence of a diety is just stupid since there will never be a scientific proof of such a thing.. That is not exactly true. If god does interfere with the natural order in our universe in any way, shape or form, that is in principle a testable claim. So at least the god almost e...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "god" a myth?
Replies: 313
Views: 10990

Re: Is "god" a myth?

Arguing about the excistence of a diety is just stupid since there will never be a scientific proof of such a thing. So watch out for people who claim to speak the truth because they say they know the mind of "God". But that's not the same as saying religion is useless and religious storie...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gun owners lose again in front of the USSC.
Replies: 59
Views: 1980

Re: Gun owners lose again in front of the USSC.

terrorist organization NRA Please enlighten me how NRA is terrorist organization? I have no sympathy for their course, but the rhetoric and labeling *progressives* like you use all the time is....hmmm......not very helpfull. Just because you disagree politically with someone doesn't give you the ri...

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to oppose Boeing-Iran deal
Replies: 37
Views: 3913

Re: Trump to oppose Boeing-Iran deal

Dutchy wrote:
America is being the odd one out here, not Iran.


Are you for real?
What in the Iranian political system do you think is superior to the US?

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 29267

Re: Subtle livery change for Icelandair

Strange to see an Icelandair 737 again after so many years.
They should do a retro livery now they have re-acquired this jurassic type of aircraft.

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 2017 full year and Q4 results: net loss was -299 million NOK (-£27.4 million)
Replies: 72
Views: 14421

Re: Norwegian today reported its full year and q4 2017 results. The net loss was -299 million NOK (-£27.4 million) in 20

How many billions of dollars did US airlines lose year on year before consolidation and lower fuel prices turned them to their current profitable state? Bancruptcy protection by Chapter 11 has helped US legacies quite a few times. Otherwise some of them would probably have been long gone. Norwegian...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 3578

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

I produced two videos some time ago with the fringe of the left. Now people are calling for the AR-15 to be illegal which will lead to all semi auto rifles. Then we will have a Virginia Tech or Colin Ferguson type shooting where a shooter uses pistols and you will rail on them. It's right in front ...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 3578

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

Living in a country with very little gun crime and very few weapons among ordinary people, it is very hard for me to understand why so many americans still think liberal gun laws are good thing and they contribute positively to their society. Fewer guns means less gun crime. The correlation is clear...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 2017 full year and Q4 results: net loss was -299 million NOK (-£27.4 million)
Replies: 72
Views: 14421

Re: Norwegian today reported its full year and q4 2017 results. The net loss was -299 million NOK (-£27.4 million) in 20

That looks bad for Norwegian.
It can't go on like that.

Kjos quoted delayed deliveries as a huge cost for them in 2017.
Is it really normal practice that Boeing or the engine vendor only has a very limited liability when they can't deliver on time?

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 50439

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

For a non-pilot, can someone explain why would pitot heat be off? Failure to follow check-list? Could this have been an instance of the AN-148 (inadvertently) exceeding Vne while having very poor visibility (so no frame of reference) and having a critical structural failure? Or thinking they were i...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 50439

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Firstly ADS-B data, sampled at 10 sec intervals, is going to be quite suspect in these extreme circumstances. Somebody else can give you the technical reasons, I don't pretend I know every detail. The 10 second sample rate is only for the playback functionality of FR24. The transponder transmits mu...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 50439

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

I understand the human nature to speculate, but all of this input is useless until we have hard facts with official sources. The fetishism some of y'all have about these events is kinda gross IMHO Then don't click on the thread and read the final report when it comes out. This is an aviation enthus...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 50439

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

1TV Rus just showed some pictures, apparently only smaller pieces were found and reports say, there have been falling burning parts in the sky. So it seems the airplane blew up mid air. I'll post a source, once I get one on the net. If the aircraft blows up mid-air you would likely find much larger...

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