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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..
Replies: 22
Views: 3301

RE: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarian

I wonder how many of you actually have worked with animals during a longer period ... Airliners.net is most likely the wrong forum for these type of discussions,since we are a bunch of technology driven cartesians who just believe what reputated scientific journals have published. Just a little epis...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 23, 2009 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..
Replies: 93
Views: 5552

RE: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 22, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bomb Blast In Tourist Area Of Cairo
Replies: 12
Views: 2933

RE: Bomb Blast In Tourist Area Of Cairo

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct T

The most recent visit of senator Kerry to Damasus seemed have gone reasonably well,considering the statements voiced yesterday. ".. While we will disagree on some issues for sure, what I heard and what I will take back with me and hopefully what we could put in place to take advantage of it, is the ...

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..
Replies: 22
Views: 3301

RE: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..
Replies: 22
Views: 3301

RE: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..

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by Beaucaire
Sat Feb 21, 2009 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..
Replies: 22
Views: 3301

RE: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..

Baroque -the issue is not so much the way Aboriginies managed fires, but more about the capabilities that many tribes 'living close to their environment ,developed. I'v just finished this excellent book of Rupert Sheldrake on the sixths and seventh sens of creatures -including human creatures. He go...

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by Beaucaire
Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 200 Feared Dead 1000 Homes Lost In Victorian Fires
Replies: 98
Views: 5914

RE: 200 Feared Dead 1000 Homes Lost In Victorian Fires

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by Beaucaire
Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..
Replies: 22
Views: 3301

Are We « Civilized » People The True Barbarians..

Reading through tons of books dealing with nature, animals, ancient tribes and our own lost capability to perceive “natural” things, I wonder if we are really the civilized class.., Yes we have managed to build skyscrapers ,complex technologies and space-technology ,but have completely lost our capa...

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by Beaucaire
Fri Feb 20, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netanhayu To Form Coalition Government..
Replies: 19
Views: 2405

Netanhayu To Form Coalition Government..

Israel's President Peres has requested Benyamin Netanyahu to form a coalition government with Lieberman.. First ministerial requests from the former nightclub-guard : "..Quite a few jaws dropped to the floor as the list of portfolios requested by Avigdor Lieberman became public: Justice, Public Secu...

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by Beaucaire
Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is The Cost (flight-hour) Of A Dash-Q400?
Replies: 10
Views: 22668

RE: What Is The Cost (flight-hour) Of A Dash-Q400?

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by Beaucaire
Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:49 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Is The Cost (flight-hour) Of A Dash-Q400?
Replies: 10
Views: 22668

What Is The Cost (flight-hour) Of A Dash-Q400?

Could someone please try to advise of the hourly cost for a typical Dash-Q 400 operation (wet-lease or dry-lease )?
Within the discussion in another forum the question was asked and I don't find any relevant numbers available on the net.

[Edited 2009-02-19 22:51:37]

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by Beaucaire
Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban Getting Stronger Again?
Replies: 39
Views: 2302

RE: Taliban Getting Stronger Again?

The situation of women in this sad part of the world is never really adressed in the media. It's like being burried alive ! They barely have the right to learn how to write and read and then prepare to be used as baby-producer.. Female parliamentaries all over the world should mount a worldwide move...

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by Beaucaire
Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chavez Wins Crucial Referendum...
Replies: 57
Views: 3543

RE: Chavez Wins Crucial Referendum...

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by Beaucaire
Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Haaretz:Israel Killing Iranian Scientists..
Replies: 3
Views: 2082

Haaretz:Israel Killing Iranian Scientists..

As one would expect the Katsas are under way again-this time direction Iran to get hold of scientists involved in nuclear research and enrichment technology. Same story as usual- people die under strange circumstances,sabotage on power-lines to disrupt computer activities.. While to many this seems ...

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by Beaucaire
Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?
Replies: 25
Views: 4041

RE: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?

Instead of watching fearfully Iran-years away from any way to construct a nuclear device-Pakistan is much more dangerous to the region. I presume the government has means to protect the access to nuclear weapons,but in case of Taliban taking over power,things can get really ,really nasty. The danger...

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by Beaucaire
Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudis Frightened Of Renewable/independent Energy
Replies: 20
Views: 2169

RE: Saudis Frightened Of Renewable/independent Energy

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by Beaucaire
Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..
Replies: 93
Views: 5552

RE: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..
Replies: 93
Views: 5552

RE: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..

Incidents involving Sumarines are not that rare- I want to recall a dramatic case of a sunken French Trawler that was pulled by a submarine into the sea and all the crew died in 2004.It has been proven that the trawlers net got entangled in the submarines propeller and drawn into the depth. So far t...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Three Years Late?
Replies: 409
Views: 35058

RE: A400M Three Years Late?

The German aviation journalist Jens Flottau-who writes quite some serious stuff and detaches positively from the crowd of so called aviation writers- thinks the A400M will be about 5 tonnes overweight in their first deliveries.( and not as initially thought 12 tonns ). That is still a mis-match of s...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: India's M.R.M.R. Aircraft Competition
Replies: 28
Views: 28272

RE: India's M.R.M.R. Aircraft Competition

http://www.defpro.com/news/details/5502/
Some more details about the new version of the An-74 proposed to India-they modified the older version completely in a joint-venture with European companies..

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..
Replies: 93
Views: 5552

RE: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..

"...A French naval source said the £50 million figure for repairs was "conservative" and would be met by the French and British taxpayer. The badly damaged sonar dome should have detected the Vanguard but Le Triomphant's crew of 101 claimed to have "neither saw nor heard anything" Isnt' it nice that...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 5:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bangkok To Beijing, Egyptair Business Class
Replies: 13
Views: 33681

RE: Bangkok To Beijing, Egyptair Business Class

Thanks for the trip-report. I used to fly often between Sydney and Cairo some years ago.Those flights were not dry ,by the way- in those days it was up to the captain to decide if he wanted alcoholic beverages onboard or not !!! Yes-I think <acronym title="Egyptair">MS</acronym> still have a long wa...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..
Replies: 93
Views: 5552

RE: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..
Replies: 93
Views: 5552

RE: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide

"A Royal Navy nuclear submarine and a French vessel have been damaged in a collision deep below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean." You will never get the truth on those incidents,but what the heck did those two subs so close to each other ?? Was this part of a sheduled exercise or did one boat spy ...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..
Replies: 93
Views: 5552

RE: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..

The incident happened already on Feb.3 rd and "Le Triomphante" has returned to Brest with it's sonar-dome seriously damaged. <a href="http://www.letemps.ch/Page/Uuid/35088062-fc22-11dd-95ee-c9d4c9f9c138/Deux_sous-marins_nucléaires_se_seraient_percutés" target=_blank>http://www.letemps.ch/Page/Uuid/3...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..
Replies: 93
Views: 5552

British And French Nuclear Submarines Collide ..

Not much detailed information yet,but they might have been victim of their own stealth-technology deployed to escape enemies sonar..
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/feb/16/nuclear-submarines-collide

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chavez Wins Crucial Referendum...
Replies: 57
Views: 3543

RE: Chavez Wins Crucial Referendum...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chavez Wins Crucial Referendum...
Replies: 57
Views: 3543

RE: Chavez Wins Crucial Referendum...

Oscar Arias Sanchez ,president of Costa Rica ,is to me the most well respected politician in the Middle/South American landscape.Hugo should take some lessons of political maturity from Sanchez. The outcome of the vote in Venezuela can not be disputed-the vote was free and no major incidents happene...

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by Beaucaire
Mon Feb 16, 2009 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?
Replies: 25
Views: 4041

RE: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?

<a href="http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/02/200921643022440537.html" target=_blank>http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/02/200921643022440537.html</a> So Sharia returns officially into the Swat-Valley region. Fazlullah and his so called "sufi" warriors ( an impossibility if you re...

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would Anyone Be Interested In A Mini-meet At SFO?
Replies: 40
Views: 4675

RE: Would Anyone Be Interested In A Mini-meet At S

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Things Changing In Saudi Arabia?
Replies: 12
Views: 3638

RE: Are Things Changing In Saudi Arabia?

The German tour-operator Ikarus Tours offers travels to Saudi Arabia.. <a href="http://www.ikarus.com/application/index.cfm/fuseaction/home.detail/idobjekt/33803/anzeigestart/1/idreiseziel/L837/idverpflegungsart/0/idsaison/18/idreiseart/0/idausstattung1/0/idausstattung2/0/suchart/0/datumVon/0/datumB...

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks

“It was not as though there was a Palestinian people in Palestine considering itself as Palestinian people and we came and threw them out and took their country away from them,” Golda Meir, Israel’s prime minister, said after the 1967 war. ..

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct T

They voted a law called "Absentee Property Law" allowing Israel to confiscate literally any properties they wanted ,once the owners were driven away. Just for the records,that law is still used today.. <a href="http://www.fromoccupiedpalestine.org/node/1485" target=_blank>http://www.fromoccupiedpale...

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?
Replies: 25
Views: 4041

RE: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?
Replies: 25
Views: 4041

RE: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?

One way of facilitating the issue would be to come to grips with India and make true friendship. Sit down with the Indians-they are quite pragmatic people -and roll out all the open issues.Work on them and de-escalate the border conflicts to an extent where they vanish. Become true,peace loving neig...

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Things Changing In Saudi Arabia?
Replies: 12
Views: 3638

RE: Are Things Changing In Saudi Arabia?

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?
Replies: 25
Views: 4041

Taliban In Pakistan-situation Out Of Control?

Recent intelligence reports and open observations indicate that the advance of Taliban from the North-West tribal areas into larger cities in Pakistan has been considerably intensified. Open threats towards women to wear Burkas -other wise they would be sprayed with acid-indicate the danger arising ...

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by Beaucaire
Sun Feb 15, 2009 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seeking Aero Job In Germany!
Replies: 5
Views: 5118

RE: Seeking Aero Job In Germany!

Try the site of Diehl-Gruppe in Nuremberg. They are a big defense-contractor and do have tons of opening in technical and aéronautical disciplines.Although not a manufacturer of aircraft,they have bought from EADS one manufacturing plant,design their own Drones and military unmanned vehicles -an ext...

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by Beaucaire
Sat Feb 14, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks

Main concerns in Damascus currently are rather economical and less geo-strategic. The country will have to invest about 50Billion € into new infrastructure to cope with rise in polulation,negative fallout of draught,new roads,hotels ,airports and telecom networks. A lot of the current infrastructure...

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by Beaucaire
Sat Feb 14, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks

Avi- Syria has never been tied to any form of Islamic fundamentalism. The roots of the country are secular and none of any religions are prohibited within the country. One of the darkest moments in Syrian history was certainly the Hama-massacre in 1982,when more than 7000 civilians were killed .Hafe...

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by Beaucaire
Sat Feb 14, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Three Years Late?
Replies: 409
Views: 35058

RE: A400M Three Years Late?

<a href="http://www.wiwo.de/unternehmer-maerkte/airbus-chef-will-programmchef-des-militaertransporter-projekts-a400m-loswerden-387363/" target=_blank>http://www.wiwo.de/unternehmer-maerk...r-projekts-a400m-loswerden-387363/</a> That's the German article in "Wirtschaftswoche"-key passage : "..Als ers...

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by Beaucaire
Sat Feb 14, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks

The forthcomming visit of John Kerry to the region-including Syria- will shed some light on the Obam administrations intentions to move along in the ME peace-project. Kerry has been visiting Damascus already in 2006 -a visit much critizised by the Bush admin. when it happened. Truth is that there re...

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by Beaucaire
Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:38 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Three Years Late?
Replies: 409
Views: 35058

RE: A400M Three Years Late?

Tom Enders is to fire programm manager Carlos Suárez...(source the German magazin "Wirtschaftswoche" ) Suàrez persistantly refused to submit the A400M under closer control from Toulouse engineering,but could not have done that without political backing from Madrid . Spain is on the watchlist for End...

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by Beaucaire
Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

RE: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks

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by Beaucaire
Fri Feb 13, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks
Replies: 68
Views: 4343

Israel And Syria Were Hours Away From Direct Talks

..and then they attacked Gaza - and a draft agreement that would have basically needed just some minor changes was "caduc".. Erdogan had lengthy three-way indirect talks between Olmert and Assad just hours befor the initial attacks came.He was not informed by the Israeli side about the forthcomming ...

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by Beaucaire
Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Eat A Fish Alive?
Replies: 30
Views: 6836

RE: Would You Eat A Fish Alive?

Please respect animals- don't eat them -specially not alive !!! This shit about eating animals alive -like monkeybrain spooned out of a live monkey -called "imperial meal" in China- is just another sick invention of us to portray our superiority over the animals. I've seen Vietnamese skinning snakes...

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