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by CPH-R
Wed Dec 07, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2022
Replies: 312
Views: 126949

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2022

Air Greenland's A338 was delivered on 30 November: https://www.flightglobal.com/airlines/air-greenland-becomes-third-a330-800-operator/151255.article Delivery flight currently enroute: https://www.flightradar24.com/GRL6338/ There will be some festivities on arrival, concluding with a kaffillerneq/k...

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by CPH-R
Mon Dec 05, 2022 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How should the DACA controversy be resolved in the United States?
Replies: 19
Views: 669

Re: How should the DACA controversy be resolved in the United States?

Healthcare is a great example of how when a party has control of all three, they can ram through whatever they want. I remember a lot of political grandstanding with the ACA, including the statement that we have to pass it to find out whats in it. Outside of the grandstanding, I don't remember the ...

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by CPH-R
Sat Dec 03, 2022 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 894
Views: 290522

Re: Lufthansa Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022

From what I read LH Technik will do a test of the gear mechanism at FRA, and then AIMK will depart for heavy mx at Manilla.

I wonder how far AIHW (the A346 featured in the Arte documentary on its return from TEV) is in its return-to-service program? It's been a few months since it returned to FRA.

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by CPH-R
Fri Nov 11, 2022 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 797
Views: 208779

Re: British Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2022

CarbonFibre wrote:
B772 VIIF may have received oneworld titles during repaint in SIN.

Latest photo on Flickr shows this not to be the case.

I'd link to it, but apparently linking to other photo sites is a no-no these days.

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by CPH-R
Mon Nov 07, 2022 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2022-23 NFL Charters
Replies: 22
Views: 4614

Re: 2022-23 NFL Charters

Anyone know when and how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Seattle Seahawks are chartering to Munich for their upcoming game next Sunday? Teams often make the trip to Europe relatively early in the week to allow for the time change. In Seattle's case, the time difference will be extreme at 9 hours. Both...

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by CPH-R
Thu Oct 27, 2022 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China to allow increased international flights
Replies: 38
Views: 10953

Re: China to allow increased international flights

Effective October 30th for the IATA W22 schedule season, China will allow the number of weekly international passenger flights operated by domestic and foreign airlines to rise to 840. This is an increase from the current weekly allotment of 415 flights. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022...

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by CPH-R
Tue Oct 25, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Live Music - Your Recent / Upcoming Gigs
Replies: 26
Views: 1370

Re: Live Music - Your Recent / Upcoming Gigs

Went to Roskilde Festival over the summer. The music programme was a bit weak, owing to post-pandemic cancellation of tours, but some great perfomances anyway. Despite not really being my style of music, I was mightily impressed with Post Malone's stage presence, and the fact that he filled the stag...

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by CPH-R
Tue Oct 25, 2022 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: UK PM Truss resigns, replaced by Sunak
Replies: 238
Views: 12431

Re: Updated: UK PM Truss resigns, replaced by Sunak

Outright bizarre, a week after she was forced to resign as home secretary for breaching ministerial rules, Suella Braverman is back as home secretary :confused:

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by CPH-R
Thu Oct 20, 2022 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2022
Replies: 383
Views: 66955

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2022

Looks like QF have pulled the A380 off MEL-LAX which was planned from March next year. That leaves SYD-SIN-LHR and SYD-LAX as the only A380 routes. Anyone know what the plans are? This breaks it down SFO pushed backed to May Some frequency adjustments and equipment changes https://www.aeroroutes.co...

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by CPH-R
Thu Oct 20, 2022 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: UK PM Truss resigns, replaced by Sunak
Replies: 238
Views: 12431

Updated: UK PM Truss resigns, replaced by Sunak

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... e-minister
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Goodness gracious...

44 days in office, a state funeral overseen, and Liz Truss has now resigned from office.

A new leadership contest to be completed within the next week.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... e-minister

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by CPH-R
Wed Oct 19, 2022 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2022
Replies: 383
Views: 66955

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2022

QF9 once again heavily delayed out of PER, but ZNC which operated the MEL-PER leg is currently in the air as QF7009 with a destination of N/A (though I'd imagine it's headed for LHR to operate tomorrow's QF10). Curious...

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by CPH-R
Wed Oct 19, 2022 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 729
Views: 145539

Re: Nordic Aviation Thread - 2022

KLM will fly to a fourth destination in Denmark this winter. After Aalborg, Billund and Copenhagen, the city of Aarhus will also be directly connected to Schiphol. There will be daily flights on the new route from the end of October. https://www.aar.dk/flyv-med-klm-til-amsterdam-fra-aarhus-airport/...

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by CPH-R
Wed Oct 19, 2022 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa active A340?
Replies: 41
Views: 11024

Re: Lufthansa active A340?

Maybe only for the German speaking Airliners (or turn on the automatic translation)... A documentation of bringing back a LH A340-600 from Teruel: https://youtu.be/03OezAWiHGQ An excellent find. The automated translation is a bit hit and miss (I chuckled at Teruel consistently being turned into Tyr...

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by CPH-R
Tue Oct 18, 2022 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2022
Replies: 383
Views: 66955

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - October 2022

For an unrelated reason I was watching Perth on FR24 tonight and noted that QF9 had a hefty delay out of MEL. But as of typing, the aircraft has been on the ground at Perth for 3 hours now before the continuing flight to LHR, which I thought was a bit odd. Is it due LHR arrival constrictions or are ...

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by CPH-R
Thu Oct 06, 2022 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa active A340?
Replies: 41
Views: 11024

Re: Lufthansa active A340?

Well, obviously you never checked the facts here. The 343 is only using slightly more fuel than the RR powered 333's but with a greater range & payload. It's a very efficient airplane which can still compete very much with more modern aircraft. I have no access to exact figures, but if you comp...

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by CPH-R
Thu Oct 06, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa active A340?
Replies: 41
Views: 11024

Re: Lufthansa active A340?

Both model A340's have been frequent visitors on the two major LAX live streams, usually timed with one arriving around the same time the other one departs. A few weeks ago they even had one depart on 24L moments after the other had arrived on 24R, an awesome sight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6...

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by CPH-R
Tue Oct 04, 2022 10:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is NFL getting more popular in Europe?
Replies: 78
Views: 3732

Re: Is NFL getting more popular in Europe?

It's a niche sport certainly, but it would be a vast exaggeration to claim noone cares or knows about it. In Denmark it's mostly known thanks to Morten Andersen, which has resulted in NFL being shown on television since the 90's, and we've had a national league since 1989. There's also a bit of yout...

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by CPH-R
Wed Sep 14, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 894
Views: 290522

Re: Lufthansa Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022

I see OE-LZN, the first OS A320neo, has been delivered to VIE in an all-white paint job (photos not yet on A.net, but available elsewhere). Anyone know why it was delivered like that?

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by CPH-R
Thu Sep 08, 2022 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died
Replies: 207
Views: 12814

Re: Queen under medical supervision as doctors are concerned for her health

Sky news presenters have changed to wearing black also. I wonder if she has passed and just waiting for family who just landed at ABZ before an official announcement . I didn't mention it earlier, but since you've raised the possibility... One of my daughters works as a video editor and has high-up...

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by CPH-R
Thu Sep 08, 2022 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UPDATE: Queen Elizabeth has died
Replies: 207
Views: 12814

Re: Queen under medical supervision as doctors are concerned for her health

The Queen has died aged 96.

My word this was quick.

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by CPH-R
Wed Sep 07, 2022 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How long do TUI Airways plan on keeping their B767's and what purpose do they serve?
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Re: How long do TUI Airways plan on keeping their B767's and what purpose do they serve?

Got it in one. Short- to medium haul routes requiring more seats than the 737 fleet provides, and on which the lack of a premium product isn't as big of an issue. They seem to be doing a lot of legs to Greece and Turkey, with the odd flight to Cape Verde mixed in, all out of MAN.

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by CPH-R
Sun Aug 14, 2022 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022
Replies: 1695
Views: 348597

Re: Air Cargo (non Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2022

https://youtu.be/hwl2Ukki0UY?t=9794

It went up to Palmdale for a pair of TNG's before returning to LAX. Last weeks test flight went up to Sacramento.
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A fast forward to N649FE departing: https://youtu.be/hwl2Ukki0UY?t=9794

It went up to Palmdale for a pair of TNG's before returning to LAX. Last weeks test flight went up to Sacramento.

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by CPH-R
Sun Jul 31, 2022 10:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Vueling LGW-FCO holding over English south coast
Replies: 14
Views: 2189

Re: Vueling LGW-FCO holding over English south coast

Given that LGW has switched to using the parallel runway 26R, after this particular aircraft departed from the "main" runway 26L, presumably it spilled or lost something on departure. Edit: And if they were leaking something, it'd make sense to move them over the Channel instead of over in...

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by CPH-R
Mon Jul 18, 2022 7:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 105
Views: 20704

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

Is the baggage situation at CPH related to the strike? There are thousands of bags sitting on carts and piled high all throughout the baggage claim area. Some are marked with airline name, some just have dates. Nah, that's just part of the general staff shortage plagueing the industry this summer. ...

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by CPH-R
Sat Jul 16, 2022 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 894
Views: 290522

Re: Lufthansa Group News and Discussion Thread - 2022

Interesting. I wonder what happens to the FRA-LCY route then? It will be flown by Air Dolomiti? Exactly, FRA-LCY, LH operated by Air Dolomiti. Just like they operate a bunch of other routes out of FRA and MUC for LH Hopefully they'll up their on-time rate, if they're going to cater to business pax.

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by CPH-R
Tue May 24, 2022 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawyers can't meet clients before being charged in Scotland ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1059

Re: Lawyers can't meet clients before being charged in Scotland ?

Depends on the era the novel is set in. Prior to the Cadder case in 2010, suspects in Scotland had no right to speak to a solicitor prior to being interviewed.

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by CPH-R
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 420
Views: 21974

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Match has been suspended, though I seriously doubt it'll be restarted tonight, with several players looking like they were in shock.

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by CPH-R
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is everyone’s home internet speed?
Replies: 43
Views: 3797

Re: What is everyone’s home internet speed?

1000/1000 mbps at a reasonable €20/month through my tenants' association. Only had to buy my own router and ethernet cables.

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by CPH-R
Tue May 12, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should there be a resurrection of the Austro-Hungarian Empire?
Replies: 49
Views: 2420

Re: Should there be a resurrection of the Austro-Hungarian Empire?

Frankly, if we're going down that route, might I put in a claim for the Kalmar Union to be resurrected? As a gesture of goodwill, I'm also willing to settle for Skåne, Halland & Blekinge returning to Denmark :biggrin:

Oh, and the rest of Schleswig. 'Danmark til Ejderen' and all that ;)

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by CPH-R
Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s the last big purchase you made?
Replies: 115
Views: 6749

Re: What’s the last big purchase you made?

I rarely go big, but in the past month I splurged $1000 on PC hardware (there was a sale, and I there were a few things I had wanted to pick up) and transferred $1000 to my sister to pay for my summer vacation (she and her husband has rented a mobile home in Southern France in July, and I got invite...

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by CPH-R
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial
Replies: 632
Views: 18410

Re: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial

Susan Collins is concerned, but will vote to acquit, saying she believes trump has learned a lesson and won't do it again. trump more or less instantly proves her wrong: Asked about Sen. Susan Collins saying he’d learned a lesson, Trump told the anchors he did not agree. He had done nothing wrong. “...

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by CPH-R
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What did you buy yourself for X-mas
Replies: 44
Views: 2492

Re: What did you buy yourself for X-mas

Our main holiday period for 2020 wasn't confirmed until the December 20th, so it seemed fitting that my present to myself was two weeks summer holiday in a mobile home at Les Prairies de la Mer in the Bay of Saint-Tropez. A 4-day skiing trip to Saalbach and a Portugieser edition 150 years, to tell m...

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by CPH-R
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 320500

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

I've completely missed this. Iranian president Hassan Rouhani sent a threat to shoot down an aircraft just a couple of days ago. That is significant. He tweeted: "Those who refer to the number 52 should also remember the number 290. #IR655 Never threaten the Iranian nation." 290 refers to...

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by CPH-R
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK General Election 2019
Replies: 323
Views: 13477

Re: UK General Election 2019

On the bright side, the Brexit Party Ltd. chairman appears to have split the Leave vote in Hartlepool, allowing the Labour candidate to retain his seat. The Labour candidate got somewhere around 15k votes, with both the Tory and Brexit Party Ltd. candidates receiving around 10k each.

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by CPH-R
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 177774

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

You'd think that, given how much Boris Johnson likes to bang on about Brexit allowing the UK to unleash its potential, and how he wants to impose a 'Buy British' example, you'd think he'd at least set a good example instead of flying around in a French-built airplane (ATR 72) operated by a Danish op...

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by CPH-R
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zimmerman Suing Trayvon Martin Family for $100mil
Replies: 29
Views: 1627

Re: Zimmerman Suing Trayvon Martin Family for $100mil

It's another Larry Klayman (or should I say, Grossly Inappropriate Larry? Google "Klayman v. Luck") special, in which a lawsuit is intended to act as advertisement for something else, in this case a conspiracy documentary by one of his buddies, Joe Gilbert.

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by CPH-R
Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 90s: The Sound of Stockholm
Replies: 10
Views: 1683

Re: 90s: The Sound of Stockholm

Speaking of Swedish pop from the 90's, I was quite amused to learn that the director of the Chernobyl TV series was none other than Stakka Bo :D

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by CPH-R
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 177774

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

I would be surprised if they don't. Farage needs a seat somewhere, otherwise, he would have to work for a living . :lol: He's still an MEP, and if Brexit does happen, I'm sure one of his financial backers will set him up with a cozy sinecure, like the ones Boris Johnson enjoyed prior to becoming a ...

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by CPH-R
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rugby World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 22888

Re: Rugby World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread

Wasn't there a bit of a brouhaha a few years ago, when an opposing team declined to take the field during the haka, staying in the dressing room instead? A bit annoying having to settle for live text updates for NZ v SA. For some reason the Danish broadcaster decided to only show the first two game...

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by CPH-R
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rugby World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 22888

Re: Rugby World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread

Wasn't there a bit of a brouhaha a few years ago, when an opposing team declined to take the field during the haka, staying in the dressing room instead? A bit annoying having to settle for live text updates for NZ v SA. For some reason the Danish broadcaster decided to only show the first two games...

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by CPH-R
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rugby World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 22888

Re: Rugby World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread

Sounds like Australia got away with that one - and Mssrs. Hodges & Hooper having some luck with the ref!

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by CPH-R
Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rugby World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 22888

Re: Rugby World Cup 2019 Discussion Thread

Fairly entertaining start to proceedings, for someone as me who doesn't normally watch rugby. Wasn't too sure what to make of Russia as the opponent in the opening game, as I'm only really familiar with the major teams, and even though they did look like they lost a bit of steam as the game wore on,...

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by CPH-R
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Great Concert Lineups
Replies: 24
Views: 2351

Re: Great Concert Lineups

In the summer of 1992, at the height of grunge, I had the pleasure of seeing Pearl Jam open for Nirvana. And inbetween the two shows, Denmark won the European football (soccer) championships. To say people were in a good mood would be quite the understatement.

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by CPH-R
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR drone activity planned for 13th September
Replies: 27
Views: 6240

Re: LHR drone activity planned for 13th September

flylonghaul wrote:
And hopefully they are dealt with accordingly.

Unfortunately, if they get anywhere near the number of people they claim to be involved, it's going to be a nightmare to police. Nothing stopping them from sending one up for 10 minutes and then darting off, while another somewhere else sends theirs up.

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by CPH-R
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR drone activity planned for 13th September
Replies: 27
Views: 6240

Re: LHR drone activity planned for 13th September

Apparently they plan on starting at 3 AM, just in time for the early morning arrivals to start burning off fuel in the holds, waiting for the airport to reopen...

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by CPH-R
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A question, did anyone experiance the flyover at Green Airport today.
Replies: 10
Views: 1061

Re: A question, did anyone experiance the flyover at Green Airport today.

Slighly curious if they've actually been using Green. I read somewhere that the Thunderbirds are up at ROC and the rest are at SWF.

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by CPH-R
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A question, did anyone experiance the flyover at Green Airport today.
Replies: 10
Views: 1061

Re: A question, did anyone experiance the flyover at Green Airport today.

Could be a rehearsal for the flypast down the Hudson River on Thursday? I understand it's a fair number of demo teams (Red Arrows, Thunderbirds, Blue Angels, USAF F-35 Demo Team, etc.) are involved, so it'd be quite a spectacle to watch and listen to.

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by CPH-R
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants to buy Greenland
Replies: 229
Views: 21095

Re: Trump wants to buy Greenland

As bizarre as it might sound, I honestly wouldn't be surprised if some sections of Greenlandic society would be interested in this. There's been a bit of an independence drive going for a few years now, but they've also accepted that they have very little chance to retain their current levels of wel...

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by CPH-R
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 208887

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Why hasn't anybody raised the question of the Labor leadership? If Corbyn is unacceptable for the middle groups, why not replace him for the good of the party and for good old England? Quite simply, because by changing the rules and trying to prevent Corbyn from becoming leader in the first place, ...

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