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by Olddog
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?
Replies: 164
Views: 30766

Re: AF to order A220

I wonder for how long Hop will still exist. I just booked a trip nice lyon for my wife. The train ticket was around 130 € for the roundtrip, the Hop tariff was 450 600 € depending the hours for the same date....

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by Olddog
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11527

Re: France to charge aviation tax

As I said up-thread that tax is not voted yet. We will see in October if it is voted.

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by Olddog
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

Not in my opinion, if you look at her red lines, they all lead to one place, no deal Brexit which she does not now or ever supported, talking points only. What you seem to miss is that theses red lines made the WA what it is, not the other way. The fact that the parliament rejected it is an interna...

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by Olddog
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG 737 Max Order Is Prompted by More Than Just Price: CEO
Replies: 133
Views: 19388

Re: IAG 737 Max Order Is Prompted by More Than Just Price: CEO

The fact he needs to defend that order tells all you need to know.

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by Olddog
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

She stood by all and that's why the UK is in this situation more than 3 years after. Nick Timothy and his gang set red lies so the EU would have to break to accommodate them. They made that gamble and lost.

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by Olddog
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

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If TM was remain; explain her red lines!

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by Olddog
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 358
Views: 23304

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

US sanctions are just US sanctions. It is not the world law

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by Olddog
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Notre-Dame cathedral on fire in Paris
Replies: 113
Views: 13606

Re: Notre-Dame cathedral on fire in Paris

Well I have an advantage on you, I can hear french tv all the time :)

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by Olddog
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Notre-Dame cathedral on fire in Paris
Replies: 113
Views: 13606

Re: Notre-Dame cathedral on fire in Paris

Probably 5-7 years

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by Olddog
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11527

Re: France to charge aviation tax

On the topic, I very much doubt that tax is voted by the parliament next october.

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by Olddog
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11527

Re: France to charge aviation tax

But renouncing US citizenship is a pain in he ass process and very expensive too....

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by Olddog
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

noviorbis77 wrote:
Ask any British national who our closest ally is and they’ll say in most likelihood, the USA. Probably followed by Ireland.


I very much doubt that Ireland sees England as the closes ally. Rather like the biggest oppressor....

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by Olddog
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

It will be fun to see BoJo going to Brussels in August to find just a few caretakers left :)

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by Olddog
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5062

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Today we had an update on CETA. Canada was able to export only 2% of its beef quota as only 36 exploitations in the whole canada respect EU production norms.

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by Olddog
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5062

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Anyway, I guess that the EU will be fine without UK and US advice :)

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by Olddog
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 7779

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Trump does not ask people to love the country but pledge loyalty to him personally.

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by Olddog
Fri Jul 05, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU after Brexit: What´s next?
Replies: 47
Views: 2885

Re: EU after Brexit: What´s next?

slider wrote:
Bottom line: what comprises the collective beliefs or values that can be a foundation of a whole European-wide community? What is it that all Europeans believe?


What are the common values between a Frisco inhabitant and a red neck from bible belt ?

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by Olddog
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5062

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

It is rather fun to see so hell bent on that FTA and that you ignore the FTA with Vietnam, the chinese backyard :)

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by Olddog
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

The hilarious part is eurosceptics gang (V4 +italy) is outraged there is not a single politician from their gang in the slate of leadership posts. Like if being obnoxious deserved a reward :)

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by Olddog
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5062

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Anyway the agreement is just as preliminary stage. The process thru parliaments should need several years, more than enough time to fine tune the details.

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by Olddog
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission
Replies: 21
Views: 1558

Re: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission

She will need to win the EP approval and it is less than obvious.

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by Olddog
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission
Replies: 21
Views: 1558

Re: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission

You just can't accept that elections were conducted according to national rules and the Spitzenkandidat system is a german thing only that they tried to push on the EU as it is to advantage the germans MEP. That system was rejected by all other countries.

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by Olddog
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission
Replies: 21
Views: 1558

Re: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission

He was also critical of Merkel for having supported Weber, basically saying that's supporting such a feeble candidate was what killed the Spitzenkandidat system. I think that was killed the Spitzenkandidat system is mainly the election result. For 40 years the two main party were sharing the top po...

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by Olddog
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

Now we will see if the parliament confirm theses choices.

I heard in France that if Macron was against Weber it is because he was the one that opposed to transnational lists.

If a german member heard why merkel was so against barnier ?

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by Olddog
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

You are delusional. In france none conducted theses elections with that system in mind as it is totally alien to us for a proportional vote.

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by Olddog
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

No. The Spitzenkandidat system was pushed by conservatives. The new elected forces were dead set against and succeeded. On a side note all four are fluent in french for a change :)

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by Olddog
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

Seriously you voted for Brexit THREE years ago and you are still in the EU like a tick. You should clean your house before....

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by Olddog
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66: missing engine part found in Greenlandic ice
Replies: 27
Views: 10261

Re: AF66: missing engine part found in Greenlandic ice

Did not know than the BEA was still funding theses searches.

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by Olddog
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5062

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

I think you just are unable to have enough respect for the EU negotiators. They are very used to theses deals and how to enforce them.

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

Anyway, the EU has no reason to think that the UK will play by the rules as already while in the Eu they let the fraud going on: A letter of formal notice EU budget: Commission urges UNITED KINGDOM to make customs duties available to the EU budget Today, the European Commission decided to send a let...

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police
Replies: 57
Views: 3666

Re: Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police

If that woman is killed by her husband, I hope that her family will seek personal revenge against the cops and the DA.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5062

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Someday you will understand that we share the same planet and the wake up will be hard.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5062

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

And you can see no benefit whatsoever for the EU? Strange that they are so bad in negotiation that they gave away everything. Since when are the ultra right concerned about the environment? Only last week you were flag waving for war in Iran. 1. I was never flag waving for war in Iran. Don't put wo...

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My distrust of Samsung
Replies: 28
Views: 1677

Re: My distrust of Samsung

My wife is also a Note user or rather addict. I will get her the Note 5g next year and she will be grumpy for a few days as she never want to real a manual :)

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

The future relationship doesn't mean full alignment either, just as trade happens with third countries that have different food standards. Not much different from the Irish border You are totally wrong as usual. If you want to export your goods to the EU you have to produce to standard, watever you...

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida woman charged after giving husband's guns to police
Replies: 57
Views: 3666

Re: I know it's Florida, but still

Yes I read that the other day and could not believe it until I could verify the story....

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 358
Views: 23304

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

It is normal.Trump said he will air bomb Iran. It means tons of civilian casualties. Unless he succeeds with a total genocide of iranians, they will seek revenge for decades to come. And as they will never have an air force able to strike the US, you will get an asymmetrical war thru terrorism again...

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by Olddog
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

As I am not allowed to say it myself, I'll just pout a link that says it better anyway: Brexit: cretins united The only very slight difference between the candidates, is that Hunt is willing to willing to go beyond the 31 October deadline. He thinks that "31 October come hell or high water is a...

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

A101 wrote:
No that fact is parliament can see a bad deal for the UK hence it will not ratify it.


Your parliament dreams to get the cake and eat it, for free of course as your next PM brilliantly put it. Your MP will need several slap in the face to awake up to reality.

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OR Statehouse shutdown by right wing militia threat after GOP walks out
Replies: 48
Views: 1331

Re: OR Statehouse shutdown by right wing militia threat after GOP walks out

Tugger wrote:
Interesting. I did not know. I think I like the idea though. Keeps things simple.

I am curious though, what "special laws" require a quorum?

Tugg


All the laws that could change our constitution mainly.

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OR Statehouse shutdown by right wing militia threat after GOP walks out
Replies: 48
Views: 1331

Re: OR Statehouse shutdown by right wing militia threat after GOP walks out

You have strange laws. In France and a lot of countries, vote is done with the people in the parliament. If you don't show at a regular session, too bad for you. Is a Quorum not required? Tugg No. When the Assemblée Nationale is in session, it means that all MP are officially convoked for that peri...

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: OR Statehouse shutdown by right wing militia threat after GOP walks out
Replies: 48
Views: 1331

Re: OR Statehouse shutdown by right wing militia threat after GOP walks out

You have strange laws. In France and a lot of countries, vote is done with the people in the parliament. If you don't show at a regular session, too bad for you.

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

Unfortunately, based on multiple votes so far, the EU plan with the WA is also not realistic. So what we have now is both sides standing off to see who blinks first, versus getting in a room and negotiating. The withdrawal agreement has been negotiated and agreed between HM Government and the Europ...

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

YOU were maybe aware but it was not the fairy tales told to farmers, fishers and so on

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 383091

Re: AA: MAX May Not Fly Until European Regulators Approve It

Well the FAA needed 6 full weeks for A350 paperwork......

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

In his BBC "interview" he said that the UK would not impose any tariff on goods coming in. What it means is he plans to destroy all the production left in the UK, farming and industry. The UK is supposed to become a 100% service based country.

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2007
Views: 106963

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

They want political and judiciary supremacy while having unfettered access to the single market. Hilarious

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