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by sweair
Fri May 08, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: CFM claimed to be missing specs by huge margin
Replies: 334
Views: 43709

RE: CFM Claimed To Be Missing Specs By Huge Margin

Too bad many jumped the gun on this. Aspire just lost a lot of trust.

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by sweair
Fri May 08, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAX's Leap 1B Begins Flight Testing
Replies: 8
Views: 3770

RE: MAX's Leap 1B Begins Flight Testing

Is that serrated edges I see? They were eliminating them?

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by sweair
Sat Dec 27, 2014 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Things You Want To Go Away In 2015
Replies: 96
Views: 5607

RE: Things You Want To Go Away In 2015

EU
Airbus fanboys
lefties
wellfare
putin
Made in asia
pc
hipsters

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by sweair
Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AvWeek Summarizes Recent A380 Events
Replies: 99
Views: 14867

RE: AvWeek Summarizes Recent A380 Events

People forget that corporations exist to make profit to its owners, not to make fanboys happy and jolly. Airbus will end any product that threatens their long term profit and strength. Its all about the money, in the sad end. Airbus is less a governmental corp now and that will be noticed in its dec...

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by sweair
Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Ruble Tanks....implications?
Replies: 103
Views: 6713

RE: Russian Ruble Tanks....implications?

SU was producing, Putins modern Russia is a ME style oil dependent economy. Its horrible really horrible to be so dependent on one single product. Russia must have had the worst brain drain ever in history since the 90´s. Without $100+ oil prices Russia and Putin is in big trouble. Shortsighted an s...

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by sweair
Sat Nov 22, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing "no Long-range 737Max To Compete With A321"
Replies: 215
Views: 32014

RE: Boeing "no Long-range 737Max To Compete With A321"

I think Boeing is happy to sell and produce over 2000 737 MAXs for the coming years, it will be profitable and I see no danger in them going out of business any time soon. The MAX is not Boeings choosing it is the airlines choice over the NSA. The MAX will give Boeing more time to do an even better ...

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by sweair
Thu Nov 06, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: McNerney: Clean-Sheet 737 Replacement By 2030
Replies: 173
Views: 26934

RE: McNerney: Clean-Sheet 737 Replacement By 2030

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/nomadd22" class="quote" target="_blank">nomadd22</a> (<a href="#67" class="quote">Reply 67</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The NSA will ...

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by sweair
Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: McNerney: Clean-Sheet 737 Replacement By 2030
Replies: 173
Views: 26934

RE: McNerney: Clean-Sheet 737 Replacement By 2030

There is a new composite material being developed, lighter than CFRP and can be cured out of autoclave, very much inline for mass products like NBs. Watch A and B go for this the moment it is mature enough to be massproduced. Engines are not the sole driver here, materials is as important for the ne...

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by sweair
Wed Oct 29, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Launches A321NEOLR To Replace 757 Part 3
Replies: 167
Views: 25158

RE: Airbus Launches A321NEOLR To Replace 757 Part 3

How well will it clear the mountains flying out from current S American 757 routes? Wingloading is bad as it is for the CEO.

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by sweair
Fri Oct 17, 2014 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lockheed And Fusion
Replies: 10
Views: 2183

RE: Lockheed And Fusion

Imagine the impact on the world. Not that I believe anything will come of it, but I have a hope it does. Cheap aboundant energy,reasonably clean and safe. Deuterium is endless for our use, how about tritium? Lithium is quite available? This would be the best thing ever for humankind IMO, just hope i...

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by sweair
Wed Oct 08, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Birthday, President Putin!
Replies: 47
Views: 3335

RE: Happy Birthday, President Putin!

Soon with an updated leader and random BFF?



http://hd.se/multimedia/dynamic/00768/hoenecker_768041v530x800.jpg

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by sweair
Wed Oct 08, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Birthday, President Putin!
Replies: 47
Views: 3335

RE: Happy Birthday, President Putin!

The cult like admiration of Putty is pathetic, worthy only a third world country. Will the kissing on the mouth start again like in the good old SU days? Russian men seemed to like it..

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by sweair
Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Invades Ukraine - Part 2
Replies: 35
Views: 3716

RE: Russia Invades Ukraine - Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/planewasted" class="quote" target="_blank">planewasted</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> We shou...

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by sweair
Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Invades Ukraine
Replies: 203
Views: 8950

RE: Russia Invades Ukraine

The brain drain in Russia must be growing fast now, what sane intelligent person would want to live there now? No great future ahead for sure, the biggest thief in history Putin will turn what little progress Russia made after US<acronym title="Swissair">SR</acronym> into dust and fill his own bank ...

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by sweair
Wed Sep 03, 2014 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Invades Ukraine
Replies: 203
Views: 8950

RE: Russia Invades Ukraine

The west should at least give Ukraine weapons that make the russians pay a high price. Let them bleed, many have died but for the russian people to revolt lots more need to come home in coffins. Even the soldiers mothers are now a terror org according to Putin, because they dared to express concern ...

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by sweair
Sat Aug 30, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Invades Ukraine
Replies: 203
Views: 8950

RE: Russia Invades Ukraine

As much as I despise Putin, I would not be sad if he proves our <acronym title="Tropic Air (Belize)">PM</acronym> wrong, he keeps saying there is no threat to Sweden. As if russian nuke attac training flights towards Stockholm didnt happen. Our airforce was on leave, being easter holiday and all. On...

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by sweair
Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways A350 Fully Painted
Replies: 92
Views: 32529

RE: Qatar Airways A350 Fully Painted

In the first picture it resembles the 757 nose. Otherwise ugly, will Airbus ever design a good looking airliner?! I just dont see the beauty as some seem to.

That dog is all a**!

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by sweair
Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Ramifications Of MH17 Part 2
Replies: 213
Views: 12675

RE: Political Ramifications Of MH17 Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD11Engineer" class="quote" target="_blank">MD11Engineer</a> (<a href="#172" class="quote">Reply 172</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Som...

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by sweair
Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isis Beheads American Journalist
Replies: 118
Views: 5825

RE: Isis Beheads American Journalist

The west should do nothing, we just have to understand it is a lost case. ME will never be peaceful, it has never been. Anyone wanting to join the jihad, should lose their passport or get deported back when they try to come back. I am sure the kurds have their say on justice for <acronym title="Isla...

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by sweair
Sat Aug 16, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Ramifications Of MH17 Part 2
Replies: 213
Views: 12675

RE: Political Ramifications Of MH17 Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#113" class="quote">Reply 113</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> What made you...

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by sweair
Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Mulls B787s, A350 For New Budget Longhaul
Replies: 50
Views: 20171

RE: Lufthansa Mulls B787s, A350 For New Budget Longhaul

LH Technic already have good knowledge on the 787s they maintain and service in <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>, one of few service centers from the start of 787 EIS. <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym> engines contai...

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by sweair
Tue Aug 12, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Ramifications Of MH17 Part 2
Replies: 213
Views: 12675

RE: Political Ramifications Of MH17 Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tailskid" class="quote" target="_blank">tailskid</a> (<a href="#84" class="quote">Reply 84</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I wonder if t...

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by sweair
Fri Aug 08, 2014 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Ramifications Of MH17 Part 2
Replies: 213
Views: 12675

RE: Political Ramifications Of MH17 Part 2

Russia is feeling the heat as we speak. Even Putin will back off, the Oligarks are getting pissed off. Best thing would be oligarks turning on Putin, having his head served on a plate. Kiwi Rob would probably be upset but I can live with that, so can 99% of this world.

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by sweair
Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel Launches Ground Operation In Gaza Part 2
Replies: 267
Views: 7476

RE: Israel Launches Ground Operation In Gaza Part 2

In sweden most of the antisionism comes from ME immigrants and the leftish movements, a small but vocal extreme right can be heard too. But the worst antisemites are by far left voting persons. History repeats, the left is the jew hating camp, seeing som twisted class war(jews-banks vs innocent work...

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by sweair
Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MS-21-300-0001 Starts To Take Shape
Replies: 11
Views: 6359

RE: MS-21-300-0001 Starts To Take Shape

How will this bird compare to the NEO and MAX? Very interesting with a new player in the duopoly market. Wider cabin will certainly benefit boarding IMO, its wider than the A320, I like how the russians are going their own way, with the C919 being IMO a copy of the A320. Modern avionics and systems ...

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by sweair
Tue Jul 08, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 757 Successor
Replies: 295
Views: 48447

RE: The 757 Successor

When the 757 ceased it was after 9-11 and the asian financial crisis, one wonders if times had been different if it would have been NGed instead and a popular model even today. Problem was no new engines were available in its thrust class back then and even currently. C17 and 757s use those ancient ...

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by sweair
Sat Jun 07, 2014 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 29
Replies: 296
Views: 81564

RE: 787 Production/Delivery Thread Part 29

What a looker in that livery, such nice wings in that shot from the fighter. The 787 really stands out among current aircraft easy to spot.

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by sweair
Fri May 30, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A319/A320 Replacements
Replies: 71
Views: 16230

RE: United A319/A320 Replacements

Not all routes will be possible to fly once the 752 is EOLed, maybe these will be routed elsewhere? For those that have those 5% missions the neo or max can´t do have no real option. Hey its a free market, or sort of..

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by sweair
Tue May 06, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A380 Without Emirates. Would It Exist?
Replies: 43
Views: 14625

RE: The A380 Without Emirates. Would It Exist?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/astuteman" class="quote" target="_blank">astuteman</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i>Not the smartest thread ever to have g...

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by sweair
Fri May 02, 2014 7:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Recession Coming?
Replies: 48
Views: 2045

RE: US Recession Coming?

Socialism is not the answer to Americas problems, it is the pervert form of capitalism where mega big corporations run the show with sick greed as the only aim. The current so called capitalism is as perverted as socialism got in Soviet Union. Money rules not law, that is the key issue. There needs ...

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by sweair
Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Much More Evolved Will The 737 Become (Part 4)
Replies: 22
Views: 8895

RE: How Much More Evolved Will The 737 Become (Part 4)

707/727/737/757. That fuselage crossection sure did pay for its basic RnD cost back in the medevil days.. Many iterations in the 737 family on that same frame. Must be the mostly used frame in history of aviation? Please let the MAX be the last iteration of this design. It is really starting to hurt...

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by sweair
Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Says No To 757 Max Rumours
Replies: 88
Views: 23401

RE: Boeing Says No To 757 Max Rumours

I dont get the hate of the 757, most people who have flown in one liked the take off performance, it really is something else than a 737 or A320 take off. It is as close to a rocket as we ordinary slaves will get. It is a marvel of lift and power, sort of like a supercharged <acronym title="ATRAN Av...

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by sweair
Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 55
Replies: 347
Views: 55072

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 55

I am afraid we will never get any answers to what happened, I really hope we do but I remain sceptical. The only thing I know is that flying is very safe, accidents are very rare.

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by sweair
Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Says No To 757 Max Rumours
Replies: 88
Views: 23401

RE: Boeing Says No To 757 Max Rumours

A 757 MAX would be a stupid idea. This capability will be covered with the NSA as the base model will be larger than the 738 anyway, the 739 is really a strained frame we see the result in sales compared to the A321. The top end model of the NSA will be a 757 replacement. New designs can be made mor...

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by sweair
Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Applies For SEA-CUN Long Flt In A 737
Replies: 54
Views: 13281

RE: AS Applies For SEA-CUN Long Flt In A 737

I went with Tui flynordic on a 8 hour flight last month, this was a 738, a tech stop in the canaries, lavs emptied and refueld. The captain complained that there was no other jet available for this flight, there was but its no longer in service, the 752, pavement loading was an issue at the arrival ...

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by sweair
Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin Ups The Stakes: Seeks Military Intervention (2)
Replies: 250
Views: 8168

RE: Putin Ups The Stakes: Seeks Military Intervention (2)

Best way of punishing Putin for EU is taking responsibility in the energy supply, stop being dependent on the russian gas and oil. Germany is showing how fast greens can ruin a great nation with fantasy wind mills. Putin is smart first getting nations hooked on his gas and then apply this weapon if ...

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by sweair
Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RT Anchor Quits On Air Over Crimea
Replies: 19
Views: 2596

RE: RT Anchor Quits On Air Over Crimea

Good to see some journalists still have some form of ethics left in their body, RT is really a propaganda channel strictly run by Kreml. Some still think its a legitimate news source  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" borde...

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by sweair
Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin Ups The Stakes: Seeks Military Intervention (2)
Replies: 250
Views: 8168

RE: Putin Ups The Stakes: Seeks Military Intervention (2)

Kick out the greens from EU and start building nuclear power instead of buying gas from mafia-Putin and his thugs. Germany is having its head in the toilet by closing its nuclear plants, green morons running a great nation into the ground. Really sad!

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by sweair
Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A360 (757)
Replies: 162
Views: 45825

RE: Airbus A360 (757)

Why folding, well to make it 100% compatible with NB gates. A wider option of airports can be served..

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by sweair
Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sweden To Buy KC-390?
Replies: 10
Views: 7677

RE: Sweden To Buy KC-390?

Why not new hercs? Rugged things, ugly and quite cheap?

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by sweair
Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin Ups The Stakes: Seeks Military Intervention (1)
Replies: 263
Views: 9804

Putin Ups The Stakes: Seeks Military Intervention (1)

Any nation harbouring russian citizens can be invaded if asked by the russian nationals. Even Sweden could be a legitimate target as we have many russians working here.

Is there anywhere one should feel safe from Putin?

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by sweair
Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A360 (757)
Replies: 162
Views: 45825

RE: Airbus A360 (757)

What if you could add 2 m folding tips to the current A321 wing, its hypothetical.. What would a 4m added wingspan do to the current airframe?

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by sweair
Mon Mar 03, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin Ups The Stakes: Seeks Military Intervention (1)
Replies: 263
Views: 9804

Putin Ups The Stakes: Seeks Military Intervention (1)

IMO support for Russia is support for Putins fascist regime, can´t believe how many westerners support a dictator, embarassing really!

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by sweair
Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK Teams Up With LH In The Fight Against Norwegian
Replies: 76
Views: 13925

RE: SK Teams Up With LH In The Fight Against Norwegian

Yeah its bad that swedes have the option to travel <acronym title="Indian Airlines">IC</acronym> from <acronym title="Stockholm - Arlanda (ARN / ESSA), Sweden">ARN</acronym>. This can not be! <acronym title="Scandinavian Airlines (Denmark/Norway/Sweden)">SK</acronym> should have the right to decide ...

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by sweair
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Likes A380 (and 787)
Replies: 97
Views: 31573

RE: BA Likes A380 (and 787)

Concensus on this site is that the 787 is a turd, BA is talking a lot of trash these days..

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by sweair
Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Simferopol Airport Taken Over By Armed Men
Replies: 14
Views: 5152

RE: Simferopol Airport Taken Over By Armed Men

Putin stirring in others backyards probably, nice guy this Putin..

Who is in control of the ATC?! Some armed farmer?

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by sweair
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A360 (757)
Replies: 162
Views: 45825

RE: Airbus A360 (757)

I see you fail to grasp the thinking here, you zoom in on the 757 every time. Its like talking to a wall, you guys just have made your mind up and will not accept anything different until proven wrong by A or B I guess. You just have to accept that some of us see things in a different way than you a...

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by sweair
Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A360 (757)
Replies: 162
Views: 45825

RE: Airbus A360 (757)

Well if one is not allowed to have a different opinion what is the use of these boards? To ridicule others opionons because you dont agree, is very mature. It seems many here just want everyone to agree to their ideas. Maybe its time to move on then.

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by sweair
Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A360 (757)
Replies: 162
Views: 45825

RE: Airbus A360 (757)

I like progress, a 2% PIP every 5th year is boring, safe and should be spat at. We need to advance faster, much faster than 767 vs 787. Instead of wasting trillions on greedy bankers science should get most of all finance, think of the society we would have on earth, much furter along in general. Bo...

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by sweair
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A360 (757)
Replies: 162
Views: 45825

RE: Airbus A360 (757)

This turned in to the most depressing thread ever, nothing is possible just give up all hopes of advancement. Thankfully many still have a brighter view of the future.

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