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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

I feel that such a topic is just too complex for the majority of the public to understand fully especially any repercussions. In this day and age with all the education provided and open communication I am uncomfortable with such an opinion. BoJo himself has no clue of what Brexit means so what cha...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

sabenapilot wrote:
posting your lengthy posts on virtual outcomes virtually nobody reads through any longer


No argument from me there...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu May 28, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Luckily Britain is now run by integer and ordinary people, who set rules for all yet break those themselves, who drive 260 miles north with a suspected COVID-19 case in their car only to return to work the other day, who take 50 mile detours to scenic sights allegedly to test their eyesight in a ra...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

I’m going to guess that that claim originated through some unverifiable source on the internet, and a that some (a lot?) of Brexiteers now believe it to be fact. I had the same suspicion myself when it first popped up in this thread. It's a wacky claim that reminds me of 5G=Covid19 and other such n...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Can any of the EU cheerleaders explain to me why it is a good thing that EU citizens cannot listen to US radio stations online? ????? https://www.radio.fr/country/usa He's referring to the habit of several US websites and content producers to choose not to allow traffic to EU IP addresses rather th...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

You are alluding to political skullduggery that’s been going on for time immemorial, the EU has the same option they do not have to accept extensions but they did, it takes two to tango Presumably because the EU don't want to see the remainers in the UK be dragged down by the shambles that the leav...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

You should read that poll published today: UK more nostalgic for empire than other ex-colonial powers It is one of the main misunderstanding with the UK in the EU, a lot of brits seems to think that due to ex-imperial reach, they were obviously destined to lead the EU. When reality hit , it is hard...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Really the UK went the a period of decolonisation up to around the 1960 once those regions were secure enough for independence, unlike the French and French Indochina Is this some kind of weird joke? Ever heard of partition? Churchill himself characterized the UK’s behaviour as a “shameful flight” ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Hey. I am all for people coming to the UK and making positive contributions. Commit crime, then back you go. Perfectly fair and reasonable. I think all people agree with you. Actually, no I don't! It's my understanding that normal process of law in all countries is to prosecute in the jurisdiction ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet Electric Aircraft: Engine Test by 2023, Aircraft in Service 2030
Replies: 63
Views: 7576

Re: EasyJet Electric Aircraft: Engine Test by 2023, Aircraft in Service 2030

A hybrid would be far better in terms of safety, at least initially. Think about the bad weather, go-arounds and diversions recently in the UK and EU. Some flights ended up returning to their departure airport. That would cut the useful range down to 150 miles! A hybrid would have all the disadvant...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

I'm sure the journalists would like to put these numbers out there, so it *has to be* editorialising in the newsroom... I agree, although I don't know if it is on purpose though. As Reinhardt mentioned, the BBC is now covering it as well - on the website. I just watched the evening news where it wa...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

It was quite ... "interesting" ... how the Guardian immediately compared the 0.2% best-case US deal against the ~-6% EU deals - yet the BBC does not make this comparison in actual figures *ANYWHERE!*. The best you get is Faisal Islam in a piece (buried in the business section) titled "...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

The UK is one nation . England and Wales voted leave. Other parts of the nation , Scotland and Northern Ireland did not. Last time I heard UK was represented by several national teams in a number of sports. What do they know what UK government do not? That was the case long since the EU. Is footbal...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Are there any things that are actually going the way the Leave politicians had claimed they would? I'm sure that was a rhetorical question, but no... not one single thing has turned out the way any Brexit supporting politician has ever said it would. It's really quite amazing how people don't recog...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?
Replies: 198
Views: 36860

Re: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?

Uh, you do realize that I was in the "there reasonable doubt the pilot did it" camp from way back then? What I'm presenting is a theory of what he may have intended to happen. My apologies, I thought you were a reasonable-doubter - but when you posted that theory like it's definitely what...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last A380 Road Convoy Ever?
Replies: 33
Views: 7846

Re: Last A380 Road Convoy Ever?

I wonder how disruptive these convoys are to the residents living in the areas are. Was there really no alternative way to move the parts? AFAIK, the convoys always move overnight to minimise disruption and the dates are known well in advance. The residents won’t have to be disrupted much more. I'm...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?
Replies: 198
Views: 36860

Re: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?

While I strongly support the idea of pilot suicide, why would the pilot fly towards the most desolate place on Earth or depressurise the cabin when he could simply and effectively crash the plane. I would much rather die quickly in a crash than from the lack of oxygen. He wanted to make a political...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95193

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

You make it sounds as if they'll have to tear the plane apart from stem to stern. I just spoke with a friend who's an engineer on the 777X program about this. This isn't a big deal or issue to fix. These comments are just downright shameful. We have had people closer than just friends with engineer...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Meanwhile France's Minister for European Affairs has gone out to annouce France sees the 31st December deadline as something self-imposed by the UK and they will not ratify any sort of a FTA before that date, unless it is fully meeting all demands… in short: unless the UK signs on the dotted line o...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Since it's starting to look like a hard WTO-style Brexit isn't totally unlikely. How would this affect Airbus? Would they have to pay tariffs every time a part is shipped across the channel? And does the UK have any form of WTO-schedules in order if that would happen. This is Airbus alone, but ther...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

The UK is one nation, the EU is a supernational and uncontrolled institution run by bureaucrats. How long can you go without the sarcasm? I think you should get an award :-) The whole story is only bearable with sarcasm. I personally think it is a very modern version of British humour. Maybe, Black...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!
Replies: 87
Views: 10650

Re: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!

VirginFlyer wrote:
I suspect it is all probably much more nuanced than A.net likes to make out.


Ha ha! I see what you did there... :)

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!
Replies: 87
Views: 10650

Re: We don't actually fully understand how planes can fly!.- Who knew?!

The wing pushes the air down, resulting in a downward turn of the airflow. The air above the wing is sped up in accordance with Bernoulli’s principle. In addition, there is an area of high pressure below the wing and a region of low pressure above. [...] But it is the interrelation among these four...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Is it not defined into GFA how to trigger an referendum? Even if it is up to UK as I remember it is not an UK government / parliament business? It would be pretty silly not to define the procedure for a border poll within the Belfast Agreement, but here it is for you [snip] As mentioned earlier, if...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

sabenapilot wrote:
Especially with the election result in the RoI of this weekend, there's a nice storm brewing over the territorial integrity. of the UK...


I told someone last week the election looked like it was going to throw a huge curveball into the Brexit game... This is going to be interesting.

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Well we are indeed going off topic, so this will be my last post on the topic of USB charging and I hope the mods leave it here. I already said I was in the industry at the time, so I do actually know what I'm talking about. De facto standardization to chargers with standard USB sockets was in fact ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

You all forget we retain our soft empire, the commonwealth. We are never alone. I know many, many people from various commonwealth countries.... don't hold your breath. If anything, coming in as the ex-"colonial b***tards" is a hindrance. That’s a highly offensive comment. Oh purleeease! ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

primarily because Apple introduced it that way with early iPods and stuck to the same principle all throughout iPhones and iPads since then, and the rest of the industry followed them. That earlier awkward EU mandate for micro USB had nothing to do with it. Hmmm... I think I detect a fanboy... Like...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Arion640 wrote:
You all forget we retain our soft empire, the commonwealth. We are never alone.


I know many, many people from various commonwealth countries.... don't hold your breath.

If anything, coming in as the ex-"colonial b***tards" is a hindrance.

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

One line for the 450 million. One line for the 7 Billion. Now the rest of the world needs to align itself with UK rules? Interesting. Yes they will need too when exporting to the UK,no different when exporting to the EU So you ignore the obvious conclusion: don't bother with additional costs and co...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Yes, based on actual evidence. The way anything works in this world, or at least should be working. What evidence? There is no evidence that a racist, halfwitted Brexit supporter produced this letter. There is every chance a remainer could have done to stir things up. Can you not understand this co...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Public departements aren't anything like enterprises, they're there to spend money on the public, not to get it from them (aside from the one getting the taxes, obviously). No one claimed they have to make money but they have to provide VfM Not trying to be facetious, but I think you are claiming a...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86023

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

The difference between the UK and EU nations is that most British people do not identify themselves as European. You can only speak for yourself, not for the nation. And indeed, you will stay an EU citizen after Friday, so that is quite strange from you, but ok. Culturally, we’ve never fitted compl...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

#REVOKEA50 (There's still time). Is there really? I have to say that since the election I have completely lost interest in Brexit. It's not that I don't think it's important or that the UK isn't going to get in a complete mess in the next few months, it's because I know it *IS* important and that t...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

So are these numbers real or is this the government trying to make things look better than they actually are? https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-51146992 Numbers of what ? So is this the UK government making up numbers or are there actually over 2 million EU citizens who are willing to tough it o...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

Uk government now says that uk manufactoringing will be hit while rulesbwill be different uk EU. But the fault is on manufactoring while they have got 3 years to adjust :-) https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-sajid-javid-eu-deal-alignment-business-a9289506.html So while the differ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 189942

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

The point was that everyone in those discussions realised that trying to squeeze the new engines into the available space *was* going to compromise the aero and other dynamics. Boeing seemed to think the performance hit would be worth it over the additional time and costs associated with changing t...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 189942

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

It is pretty clear that at that moment when major architectural decisions were made about the landing gear and engine placement nobody saw the problems they are going to run into years later and the need to have anything like MCAS at all. [...] Redesigning landing gear was not seen as an easy upgra...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 189942

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

raising the gear was made off-limits under grandfathering for the type. That's reaaaaaalllly not how grandfathering works. That's a failure of the regulation framework, simple as that. Iterative improvement has to be allowed. Grandfathering is simply an option for the manufacturer to SAVE TIME AND ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

Arion640 wrote:
What happened to Airbus leaving the UK?


That's a long-term concern and you know it. Airbus was never going to pack up and go the day after Brexit - to say otherwise would be infantile.

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 189942

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

The fact is a clean sheet design would not eliminate either of the two aerodynamic issues displayed by the MAX, ie the shift in effective aerodynamic centre at high AoA and stall identification. I am not privy to Boeing's technology curve and arsenal, but it is entirely reasonable to expect that ev...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

French food, I find generally unless you pay quite a bit for it is these days very overated. English modern food is extremely underated. British beef and I include Scottish Angus, pork and lamb is incredibly good these days. Italian food in Italy is generally simple but incredibly well cooked and l...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 189942

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Or how about this one: - In a instant messaging exchange on Feb. 8, 2018 - when the plane was in the air and eight months before the first crash, an employee asks another: “Would you put your family on a MAX simulator trained aircraft? I wouldn’t”. The second employee responds: “No”. They knew the ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 189942

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Interested wrote:
“If we emphasize MCAS is a new function there may be a greater certification and training impact. Treat as addition to Speed Trim.”


That's what I said it looked like from waaaayyyyyyy back in the early Lion Air threads - as soon as MCAS was revealed.

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

Why then do the French feel exactly the same about French beef? Or the Dutch about Dutch beef...? (And believe me, British beef has no standing at all in those countries) As French beef would have no standing in Ireland, and Dutch beef likely has no standing in Italy don’t you think? Uhhh... that's...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

Edit: I posted the response below having assumed you were writing from a French perspective. Now I think you might be in the UK. Maybe don't reply to my line on French opinion using "we" in that case! We don’t care about French beef etc. I beg to differ. Ten years in France and I saw the s...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2713
Views: 289374

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

This is the picture that shows the holes. This is not the same piece as the other photos that were likely showing rocks and debris. https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2020/01/08/08/23139596-7863359-Pieces_of_debris_are_seen_lying_at_the_crash_site_in_a_picture_r-m-18_1578473481613.jpg That’s the one I wa...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2713
Views: 289374

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

These are small stones and shadows. There is another photo from the same piece under another angle. https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/e2be583b6f4ce8eb5fcc3a039b9e4794d475711c/0_362_5760_3456/master/5760.jpg?width=1920&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=95a71b05f14558531d2034ce61bd9ed4 Br...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

inevitable food nationalism (how many countries are there claiming their cheese/beer/meat/etc. is best of the world, bar none?) Absolutely... in all the European countries I've lived it is somehow "the best" beef in the supermarket only if it has the national flag on it. British beef amon...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160200

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

inevitable food nationalism (how many countries are there claiming their cheese/beer/meat/etc. is best of the world, bar none?) Absolutely... in all the European countries I've lived it is somehow "the best" beef in the supermarket only if it has the national flag on it. I always get a la...

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