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by Olddog
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU after Brexit: What´s next?
Replies: 33
Views: 625

Re: EU after Brexit: What´s next?

You don't realize there are already circles? The Eurozone, the Schengen area etc.
We should see an other circle with countries willing to integrate more.

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

The best thing that could happen in the UK is for the two party system to explode and then a total reconstruction.

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5146

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Odd question but is "dozen" used in many other countries? It is very common in the USA but I don't know about the rest of the world. (Yes I could probably google it but I enjoy the discussion and personal take people provide.) Tugg It is common in the USA for the obvious reason the word c...

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raising taxes on the rich does not work
Replies: 50
Views: 950

Re: Raising taxes on the rich does not work

Taxes exemptions for the rich works even less so...

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

You don't have to, unless you signed them as an EU member.

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

Anyway, as usual, the next commission president should not be agreed before august september.

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 329
Views: 38605

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

And I bet that Airbus went public to let know the IAG shareholders and make them think.

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

But the EU offered CETA type deal without the +++ as UK red lines prohibit them.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

noviorbis77 wrote:
Have some posters here thought about therapy?

The obsession with the damage to the UK and how great the EU is, clearly isn’t healthy.

Jesus.


Your mirror just exploded....

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

To not have trade disruption, you ask the EU to break the SM rules. Guess what are the chances? And EU nations told you repeatedly that the SM protection is way more important than that price.

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

When your quote twist the meaning by altering half the sentence, yes

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

Your answer was as short as your quote.

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

So the brits that pretend to lecture the EU on democracy, will have the next PM chosen by 160 000/ 45 000 000 = 0,35 % of the electorate.... Fake democracy.

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 329
Views: 38605

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

BA did not care to impact their business with Arbus, so....

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 50
Views: 9903

Re: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223

You forgot a zombie invasion....

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 316
Views: 13040

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Why do you think automatically it was really in international waters?

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR
Replies: 371
Views: 38388

Re: Business Risk for Boeing: The A321XLR

On the other hand, what randy T says needs to be taken with a truckload of salt :)

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 51956

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

You are trying to invent an excuse to your mistakes ;)

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5146

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

I think the A321xlr threads on the main forum illustrate perfectly the problem with the imperial system. People that try to downplay that new option are (voluntarily ?) confusing nautical and statute miles. 8700 km is always 8700 km :)

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 51956

Re: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's

I doubt the runways at DCA are long enough. DCA received a DC10 as a weather diversion from IAD in April of 98, so it is possible. https://www.flickr.com/photos/keleivis/4271371847 But Hawaii seems unlikely for DCA. If anything, their puddle jumpers will become all E175s and you'll start seeing mor...

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic
Replies: 115
Views: 10092

Re: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic

This order makes no sense to me. Long-haul ULCC has been a failure, and F9 would need to significantly change their onboard model to make a long-haul flight on them passable. It would be like two different Frontiers. I can see them using this extra range for DEN-Hawaii, but I don't see how people c...

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by Olddog
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 122252

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

I guess Airbus is really happy with theses conversions: it adds value to the backlog and more breathing room to organize earlier deliveries for the neo if a customer needs it.

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

Fun poll today:

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I guess scotland will be a bit surprised (not) :mrgreen:

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 122252

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

At 14 h 10, probably an US company order before New-york opening.

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Book The Ugly American
Replies: 22
Views: 1994

Re: The Ugly American

California is a constituted state of the United States; "leaving the USA" is not permitted by the Constitution. Whereas the E.U. does have provisions allowing member nations to leave the union, yes? It was just an example. But here we go: let’s imagine California decided to break the law ...

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 122252

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

I think it will be very telling for this airshow that Airbus didn't launch the A321XLR with "X amount of orders and commitments" in their press release and on social media. This airshow will not be about the orders and who has "won the show". Maybe you should wait the end of the...

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 316
Views: 13040

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

What intelligence community? You are just going with soundbites from the white house gang. Build some credibility first.

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3303
Views: 327611

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

“We will not allow the aircraft to fly if we have not found an acceptable answer to all our questions, whatever the FAA does” — Patrick Ky, EASA director The main damage with the max fiasco is here for me. https://www.politico.eu/article/boeings-737-max-will-dominate-the-paris-air-show-and-not-in-a...

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

Well being french, british can be annoying or entertaining. I prefer the later :)

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

I vote for BoJo. At least it should be entertaining and the EU knows him and how to deal with him.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 316
Views: 13040

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

The restraint is only due to the fact that (maybe not UK) are not believing US accusations. They learned the hard way that the US does not hesitate to lie to the whole word and be caught.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4153

Re: Educating Airliners.net

You do realize that what you are trying to do is not education but propaganda for the new trump administration thesis ?

What are the chances that it works on an international forum ???

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FG: How are the all-new Airbus (A350) and Boeing (787) widebodies faring?
Replies: 103
Views: 14837

Re: FG: How are the all-new Airbus (A350) and Boeing (787) widebodies faring?

The trick is in the "normalization" of theses graphs. Post the raw data with the real date of production ad I bet you will see a totally different picture :)

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 316
Views: 13040

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Just curious. Has an US president lost an election while the US was in war? If not I bet we will see more false flags until 2020....

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3303
Views: 327611

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Problem is that AA CEO can't decide when EASA or CAAC will lift the grounding.

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

One more time The UK’s £39 Billion Brexit Bill A few points on the £39 billion payment which the UK government has agreed to pay the EU as part of the withdrawal agreement. This payment is regularly raised by Brexiters as a key negotiating issue. It is often claimed the £39 billion saved by refusin...

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

What is funny is that some seems to fail to understand that theses roughly 39 billions over 7 years is peanuts when you have in mind that the EU GDP is close to 15 trillions a year. A 0,2 % impact is just a rounding error. But it tells a lot about how to deal with perfidious albion .....

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by Olddog
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Book The Ugly American
Replies: 22
Views: 1994

Re: The Ugly American

It is not an excuse Trump US acting like an EU enemy.

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by Olddog
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British parliament prorogation debate
Replies: 11
Views: 515

Re: British parliament prorogation debate

The problem that is seems England voted to leave the EU politically but try desperately to find a backdoor to stay in a economically. Like a fly hitting a window....

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 453
Views: 42279

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

It was taken from 9patch pocket of course :)

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

As someone did dare to complain to the mods that my post comparing UK prime minister candidate to clowns, I just decided to copy past the BoJo description from the sunday times today: "That he's a habitual liar, a cheat, a conspirator with a criminal pal to have an offending journalist's ribs b...

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?
Replies: 161
Views: 23257

Re: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?

VV, I think that is funny that you are so dismissing about the A220 mtow bump, and that for you the 789-10 mtow bump would be the better thing since sliced bread ;)

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5146

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Yes, how many values a mile can have? One Km is always one km. Really? Yup it has, 1000 meters is equal to 1km! Except that the meter has changed in value over time.... Historical Definitions of the Meter The definition of the meter has changed over the years since the metric system was first intro...

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5146

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Yes, how many values a mile can have? One Km is always one km.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5146

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

If you are uncomfortable with the fact that the system metric is far superior, let's agree and just say the imperial system is vastly inferior as the same thing can have several values depending of the context.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

Yes if the UK abide by the international rues and treaties. And of course be ready to see trade deals under consideration.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?
Replies: 161
Views: 23257

Re: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?

ITSTours wrote:
Wouldn't that be too much of an overlap with A350-1000? I don't think Airbus would do that.


If the competition is between 350-900 and 350-1000, where is the problem for Airbus? It is an Airbus plane and the final price is so dependent of the overall package....

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 65626

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements

If BBD teams are organized anything like it was reported in the mtow bump thread, a total reorganization seems unavoidable.

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 65626

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements

Yes but when Airbus will be fully in charge, they could use way more buying power for the tools, the materials needed and more important how to ramp up the process.

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 1420
Views: 81487

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

It is so fun to read you guys when your Brexit representative just lost the election :)

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