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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Sep 03, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 596
Views: 111625

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Swedish air ambulance company "Svenskt ambulansflyg" has taken delivery of 4 of the total 6 Pilatus PC-24 air ambulances. Two of them has been painted with Swedish registrations and flown to Umeå. SE-RVA ”Blå Jungfrun” SE-RVB ”Rödkallen” All 6 will presumably be named after Swedish lightho...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Sep 03, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64208

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Another one pleads guilty ...... Jacob Chansley, of Phoenix, Arizona, pleaded guilty to obstructing an official proceeding when he took part in insurrection The man who was photographed inside the US Capitol during the 6 January insurrection shirtless, wearing a horned headdress and furs, and heavil...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu Sep 02, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Skyscraper Fire in Milan
Replies: 15
Views: 1119

Re: Skyscraper Fire in Milan

Is 18 stories really a "skyscraper"? The term skyscraper originally applied to buildings of 10 to 20 stories, but by the late 20th century the term was used to describe high-rise buildings of unusual height, generally greater than 40 or 50 stories. https://www.britannica.com/technology/sk...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu Sep 02, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 316
Views: 13549

Re: Texas abortion law

With the new law can an individual woman sue the state of Texas for any complications to the unwanted pregnancy and any extra costs this causes. IMO this show how far behind the USA is from the most of the rest of the western world. I often feel that USA in some areas haven't evolved a bit since 177...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Aug 30, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Odd Monitor Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 544

Re: Odd Monitor Issue

I doubt it's your graphics card and I don't think it's the monitor either. If you could find a very cheap keyboard I'd say that it's worth a try or you could poke around the windows power saving settings. If do you buy a new keyboard and if the energy saving settings doesn't solve the problem my sug...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Aug 30, 2021 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Odd Monitor Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 544

Re: Odd Monitor Issue

I think it more likely to be your keyboard then your graphics card. I would start with testing another keyboard. How old are your computer?

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Aug 24, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Charlie Watts
Replies: 14
Views: 791

Re: RIP Charlie Watts

The most surprising is perhaps that he made it to 80.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Aug 21, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator
Replies: 223
Views: 43974

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

If only 13 out of 53 A350's are grounded.... Sounds like some kind of production lot issue. According to Airfleets.net these are the grounded aircrafts https://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Qatar%20Airways-active-a350.htm MSN Type reg delivery status 006 350-941 A7-ALA 22/12/2014 Parked since 06/2021...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Aug 21, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caravelle - engine start and taxi
Replies: 34
Views: 6948

Re: Caravelle - engine start and taxi

Found this video on a discord server. It's apparently the world's only working Caravelle and in the video you will see engine start, taxi and engine spool up. Video seems to have been recorded at Arlanda (ESSA/ARN) airport in Stockholm in July this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEvTCktFYDA ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Aug 20, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Caravelle - engine start and taxi
Replies: 34
Views: 6948

Caravelle - engine start and taxi

Found this video on a discord server. It's apparently the world's only working Caravelle and in the video you will see engine start, taxi and engine spool up. Video seems to have been recorded at Arlanda (ESSA/ARN) airport in Stockholm in July this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEvTCktFYDA I...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Wed Aug 18, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator
Replies: 223
Views: 43974

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

A7-ANA (A350-1000) flew into LHR as QR3 today. So are the A350 "ungrounded" now? https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/a7-ana https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar_Airways#Current_fleet says QR has 34 -900s and 19 -1000s yet the thread title says 13 are grounded, so there are many non...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Aug 13, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Automotive charters in Sweden?
Replies: 4
Views: 1632

Re: Automotive charters in Sweden?

Volvo cars have a factory complex at Olofström which is about 140 km north east from Malmö. There is also Volvo CE at Braås (just north of Växjö) about 230 km noth of Malmö. For both these sites Malmö is the closes "larger" airport. There are some smaller airports in Växjö and Kalmar but I...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Aug 10, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Relationship nomenclature question
Replies: 37
Views: 1781

Re: Relationship nomenclature question

einsteinboricua wrote:
IIRC they're not married, but they're living together. Technically they're boyfriends, but seems they want to indicate that they're the next step up without being formal.


Sambo is the word you are looking for.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Aug 09, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Relationship nomenclature question
Replies: 37
Views: 1781

Re: Relationship nomenclature question

Sounds like she is your särbo since you are not living together, otherwise she would be your sambo.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Wed Aug 04, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair new livery ?
Replies: 35
Views: 10232

Re: Icelandair new livery ?

I wonder if this minimalist all-white livery trend will ever fall out of favor? 5851357 6094611 To cheer you up, here are two very non-white aircraft for you :lol: But on-topic: I hope they decide to paint all aircraft in the northern lights livery! Would look amazing (although a nightmare to paint...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Wed Aug 04, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Dusty Hill
Replies: 31
Views: 1946

Re: RIP Dusty Hill

https://youtu.be/tH4hCeJrs44


If you look carefully you will see the same link three posts above yours. ;)
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DIRECTFLT wrote:
Experience Dusty, and the ZZ Top boys at the top of their game in 1980 in Germany.
Full Rockpalast Concert:

https://youtu.be/tH4hCeJrs44


If you look carefully you will see the same link three posts above yours. ;)

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jul 31, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Dusty Hill
Replies: 31
Views: 1946

Re: RIP Dusty Hill

https://youtu.be/tH4hCeJrs44?t=4769
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Here is some singing from Dusty during their first show in Europe (Essen Germany 1980),.

https://youtu.be/tH4hCeJrs44?t=4769

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jul 31, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64208

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

scbriml wrote:
If only she'd followed the officer's instructions, she'd still be alive. Isn't that how this works?


Yes that is exactly how it works especially if you are a terrorist like this woman.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jul 31, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 73
Views: 6096

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

The US justice department has just ruled that the US treasury department have to give Trump's tax returns to the investigators at the US congress IMO Trump can run (away with his tax returns) but he can no longer hide so it's time to hand over those tax returns. The Treasury Department must turn ov...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Jul 30, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 73
Views: 6096

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

The US justice department has just ruled that the US treasury department have to give Trump's tax returns to the investigators at the US congress IMO Trump can run (away with his tax returns) but he can no longer hide so it's time to hand over those tax returns. The Treasury Department must turn ove...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64208

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Nancy Pelosi says that she will add more republicans to the committee to make it a bipartisan committee. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she is confident in the bipartisan select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, despite House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy pulling his ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 596
Views: 111625

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/sorml ... sta-i-host
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Ryanair will stop flying from Skavsta (NYO/ESKN) in November. However Ryanair might return in April next year.

https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/sorml ... sta-i-host

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64208

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

The first conviction is in, a 38 year old male from Florida was convicted and sentenced to 8 months in prison. https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/19/trump-supporter-capitol-attack-riot-sentencing https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/07/19/politics/capitol-riot-felony-paul-hodgkins/index.html Good...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wildfires in the Western United States
Replies: 59
Views: 3067

Re: Wildfires in the Western United States

seb146 wrote:
No, it was a jet. Like a baby Galaxy.


So if it wasn't
C-5
C-141
C-17
C-130
L-188
Soviet
Kawasaki C-1 (I assume these wasn't used outside Japan)

what other (jet) aircrafts are there that can bring a firetruck into PTD?

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wildfires in the Western United States
Replies: 59
Views: 3067

Re: Wildfires in the Western United States

luckyone wrote:
GalaxyFlyer wrote:
seb146 wrote:

No, it was a jet. Like a baby Galaxy.


I’ve delivered fire fighting equipment to Montana, KGFA, IIRC. In a C-5.

C141 may have been the aircraft.


Seb says that it wasn't a C5 or C141, no other jet freighters from LM though.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Jul 20, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 69
Views: 4475

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

I mean, please do. I'd be happy to stop supporting welfare states with my California tax dollars. California is has the highest Welfare expenditures. The title of this poll makes it sound like the 66% of southern repulicans want to do it to bring slavery back. The 13th and 14th amendments address t...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64208

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... sentencing

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/07/19/poli ... index.html
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The first conviction is in, a 38 year old male from Florida was convicted and sentenced to 8 months in prison.

https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... sentencing

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/07/19/poli ... index.html

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6248

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

Scottish men, like those in the link, have been wearing dresses for several hundred years and I presume that they have done so with great honour too. https://youtu.be/P2gDkcpYnMc Tell a Scots man he's wearing a dress and you'll be wearing his fist, it's also not a dress, its not even a skirt, its a...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6248

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

I'm sure the FA's working in the eastern part of the world must be laughing at this. US based airlines FA's, on average, are already known to be subpar in terms of their behaviour, attitude and service delivery. Their focus is more about how they feel and their mood rather than serving the customer...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6248

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

https://youtu.be/P2gDkcpYnMc
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Scottish men, like those in the link, have been wearing dresses for several hundred years and I presume that they have done so with great honour too.
https://youtu.be/P2gDkcpYnMc

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Jul 16, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 1312

Re: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe

over 120 dead now according to BBC. At least 120 people have died and hundreds more in western Europe are unaccounted for after some of the worst flooding in decades. Record rainfall caused rivers to burst their banks, devastating the region. In Germany, where the death toll now stands at over 100, ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Women's National Soccer Team Loses Equality Case
Replies: 12
Views: 844

Re: US Women's National Soccer Team Loses Equality Case

1. Football not soccer 2. The US women's national team is way better/more successful then the men's team so yeah they should be paid equal too or even more then the men's team. The women's team have 4 world cup titles and 4 Olympic golds. What have the men's team won? The answer is a bronze medal 90...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jul 04, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ransomware attack on Kaseya Software Management Company
Replies: 9
Views: 1054

Re: Ransomware attack on Kaseya Software Management Company

a few links related to my previous post about Swedish food w being closed due to the hacker attack. https://www.reuters.com/technology/cyber-attack-against-us-it-provider-forces-swedish-chain-close-800-stores-2021-07-03/ https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/02/technology/cyberattack-businesses-ransom.htm...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ransomware attack on Kaseya Software Management Company
Replies: 9
Views: 1054

Re: Ransomware attack on Kaseya Software Management Company

I'm in IT but not security, don't know this company. Apparently what they do is security, so I would In expect them to go bankrupt now... In case my neck of IT disappears (which it probably will, replaced by automation) I know I can always train to work in security... They offer different kinds of ...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawsuit Against Houston Hospital Mandating Vaccine for Employees Fails
Replies: 92
Views: 4437

Re: Lawsuit Against Houston Hospital Mandating Vaccine for Employees Fails

You should ask NIH and CDC employees too. https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4963284/user-clip-fauci-admits-50-60-cdc-nih-employees-vaccinated Irrelevant if the data is a month old. And NIH/CDC employees are not frontline serving patients in a clinical facility. Is there any issue that doesn't get this...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 19174

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Danish team manager says Eriksen suffered a myocardial infarct. Just to be clear myocardial infraction = heart attack where there is a blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle. Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest which is sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, breathing, and consciousness. This u...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 19174

Re: Euros 2020 thread

https://svenska.yle.fi/a/7-10002029
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Danish team manager says Eriksen suffered a myocardial infarct

https://svenska.yle.fi/a/7-10002029

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 19174

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Following the request made by players of both teams, UEFA has agreed to restart the match between Denmark and Finland tonight at 20:30 CET (TBC). The last four minutes of the first half will be played, there will then be a 5-minute half-time break followed by the second half. UEFA later corrected t...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 19174

Re: Euros 2020 thread

https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1403776266851991552
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Game to resume at 20.30 CEST according to AP:

"Denmark v Finland resuming at 1830 GMT after Eriksen collapse: Danish FA"
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1403776266851991552

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 19174

Re: Euros 2020 thread

According to Danish media there will be more information released at 19.45 CEST (15 minutes from now). Official info from UEFA says that Christian Eriksen has been stabilized and more info at 19.45. Following the medical emergency involving Denmark’s player Christian Eriksen, a crisis meeting has ta...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri May 28, 2021 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trouble for Trump
Replies: 68
Views: 8664

Re: Trouble for Trump

Let us not forget there is also an ongoing federal investigation by the SDNY's office. What a maelstrom of nonsense this company has spun. What is the federal investigation that you are referring to? This: Prosecutors have recently interviewed employees of President Trump’s lender and insurance bro...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Sat May 22, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 596
Views: 111625

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Wikipedia saying Ryanair to exit Skavsta on 30 October 2021. All routes from Skavsta on the Ryanair app seem to have been pulled from sale beyond 30 October. Ryanair from Vasteras remains on sale beyond 30 October If this is correct about Skavsta, then Wizzair would be the only airline serving Skav...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon May 17, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8749

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

I'm surprised there's so much debate here. In my mind it's 100% Delta's choice to make this decision. They're talking about new hires. As a company they can change the job requirements at any time for any hire going forward. As long as this requirement is laid out in the job posting, and is include...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Mon May 10, 2021 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 149
Views: 11944

Re: United States Mass Shooting Thread

Had another in Colorado where a man attacked a birthday party and killed seven. The suspect was the boyfriend to one of victims: A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, killing six adults before killing himself, police said on Sunday. The shooting happened just after midnight in a mobi...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri May 07, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?
Replies: 109
Views: 7556

Re: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?

The international community has a responsibility to stay invested in Afghanistan. Remember what happened in Rwanda after the international community upped and left? We cannot have a repeat of that! Ofcourse, it is also unfair to suggest that the US alone should do the lifting . Afghanistan is a sha...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu May 06, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 8963

Re: Ryanair will serve Arlanda for the very first time with a new base

Looks like they will continue offers flights from Skavsta One can speculate that this could be a security measure if NYO goes bust or if they want to test flying from Arlanda with Arlanda as base or a combination of both. If the second and if successful perhaps they will do a full switch from to AR...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu May 06, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 8963

Re: Ryanair will serve Arlanda for the very first time with a new base

I wonder what this will mean for NYO. VST is basically dead anyway. Two daily on the domestic routes to GOT and MMX with decent day trip timings. If BRA is forced to move to ARN with the closure of BMA how do they compete? SAS gets the frequent flier points chasers and Ryanair gets the low fares. W...

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4111

Re: Tea or Coffee?

I drink Lipton Blackcurrant tea, occasionally other brands/flavours, don't like coffee.

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by Thunderboltdrgn
Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 365
Views: 147317

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Latest movements for 28 April 2021: MSN 270 HongKong Airlines A359 F-WZFT/B-LGJ, engine run and taxi check at TLS: https://aibfamily.flights/A350/270 MSN 338 Airbus Financial Services (AFS) F-WZFG/F-WZAQ, delivered from TLS>GVA>TEV. (This was previously "delivered on contract" to Beijing ...

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