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by petertenthije
Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF
Replies: 158
Views: 58605

Re: Trump's Parked 757 N757AF

Revelation wrote:
itripreport wrote:
Revelation wrote:
Not showy enough...


Inb4 Trump sells it and buys an A321neo... now that's when he'll cross the line...

MC-21 would be even better, lol...


With his legendary negotiating skills, it should not be hard for Trump to have Mexico pay him to take their 787!

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by petertenthije
Tue Nov 30, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft that never was ... The Lockheed Flatbed
Replies: 22
Views: 5042

Re: Aircraft that never was ... The Lockheed Flatbed

I have no earthly idea how you’d be able to calculate your performance not knowing how much parasitic drag is being created by the shape of the payload. Fuel burn en route would be a total mystery until you’d flown for an hour. Back then fuel was cheap. Besides, this would be primarily a military v...

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by petertenthije
Mon Nov 29, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft that never was ... The Lockheed Flatbed
Replies: 22
Views: 5042

Re: Aircraft that never was ... The Lockheed Flatbed

The soviet union had the VM-T Atlant.



The hold of the Airbus Beluga is unpressurized, so theoretically a version for outsized cargos should be possible without the cargo bubble?

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by petertenthije
Sun Nov 28, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 104315

Re: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021

All arriving pax from todays's KL592 (JNB - AMS) and KL598 (CPT - AMS) are being deboarded from a remote stand away from the main terminal. . They are being seperated from the main passenger flow and are currently tested for the coronavirus in connection with the new, presumably more contagious var...

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by petertenthije
Fri Nov 26, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Barclay's mastercard payment
Replies: 41
Views: 1699

Re: My Barclay's mastercard payment

Francoflier wrote:
You pay your credit card by cheque? Through the mail?

Are cheques still a thing? I’ve never ever seen one in the Netherlands.
Last time I saw one was almost twenty years ago in England.

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by petertenthije
Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4076

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

Two CONSERVATIVE contributors to Fox have resigned over Carlson's piece https://thehill.com/homenews/media/582573-two-fox-news-contributors-quit-over-tucker-carlsons-jan-6-documentary Why stress "conservative"? All contributors to FOX are conservatives, even if not all of them are batshit...

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by petertenthije
Mon Nov 22, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brussels Airlines New Livery
Replies: 212
Views: 42068

Re: Updated: Brussels Airlines New Livery

TC957 wrote:
Has anyone from the LH group actually attended a graphic design course ?
Have you seen the current liveries used by Lufthansa, Lufthansa Regional (even more dots!), Swiss, Eurowings and now Brussels Airlines? Graphic design is just not one of their strengths.

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by petertenthije
Sun Nov 21, 2021 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: An exclusive Boeing operator is in talks for A220 and A321neo
Replies: 175
Views: 41539

Re: Leeham News: An exclusive Boeing operator is in talks for A220 and A321neo

Does Euro Atlantic still operate scheduled flights, or have they gone completely charter / leasing? If so they might be a contender.

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by petertenthije
Sun Nov 21, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

I am interested as to where other people think Lewis sudden turn of speed has come from? I suspect Merc have turned the engine up, but if thats the case will it last another 2 races without turning it back down again? My guess is that the party mode that was used earlier in qualifications, and subs...

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by petertenthije
Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brussels Airlines New Livery
Replies: 212
Views: 42068

Re: Brussels Airlines “New Chapter”

Interesting to know though I think for most non-Dutch people such as myself, the association would be different. Going a bit off topic, but anyway: There is a checklist to become a royal company. If you meet the qualifications, it becomes a formality. It is not likely the king looks into it persona...

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by petertenthije
Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Daysleeper wrote:
The only odd thing is, I thought you got Sky TV in the Netherlands, I wonder if there is a dedicated ductch channel with the same content?

No Sky TV in the Netherlands. The F1 rights in the Netherlands are exclusive to Ziggo, so Sky won’t be allowed here, at least not their F1 coverage.

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by petertenthije
Fri Nov 19, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Daysleeper wrote:
But of a random request but this is a Sky Sports F1 youtube link. Can someone outside the UK tell me if it's UK only given that its a UK\EU broadcaster?

The link is blocked in the Netherlands.
My iPad does not have a VPN, so it might work with a VPN.

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by petertenthije
Thu Nov 18, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-Z Recommendations
Replies: 27
Views: 2536

Re: KC-Z Recommendations

I'm not from the US, but a platform that can refill B52s, C17s and drag fighters across the oceans together with crew and a few pallets doesn't seem a crazy idea.. Who is financing the Hudson Institute? The information is available on their website. In their annual 2020 report they break down their...

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by petertenthije
Thu Nov 18, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics
Replies: 45
Views: 1857

Re: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics

I’ve unfollowed one US buddy because of his constant Trump/Biden diatribes. I’ve unfollowed two or three friends because of constant Covid conspiracy posts. Still see them fairly regularly in real life, but we have sorta agreed to disagree. Other then some playfull jabs back and forth we avoid the s...

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by petertenthije
Thu Nov 18, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Monstrous ethical conundrum
Replies: 32
Views: 1672

Re: Monstrous ethical conundrum

As with all accounting, try to make the books match the bank statements, so 3:14 for the pizza.

Your real ethical dilemma should be obvious: why buy brussels sprouts? They are nasty.

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by petertenthije
Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.
Replies: 16
Views: 1240

Re: Steve Bannon indicted for contempt of Congress.

seb146 wrote:
If these people are so innocent, why are they working so hard to hide their involvement?

Must be their legendary modesty!

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by petertenthije
Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Brussels Airlines New Livery
Replies: 212
Views: 42068

Re: Brussels Airlines “New Chapter”

They say the dots are a reference to the Atomium (famous building in Brussels and sort of symbol of Belgium) If they had wanted to make the livery refer to the atomium, then the marketeers should have done a better job. This does not invoke the image of the atomium at all. At the very least they sh...

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by petertenthije
Sat Nov 13, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Daysleeper wrote:
At least with Lewis at the back he won't be driving into Max again :) Well at least for a few laps.

Are you expecting Max to lap Lewis? ;)

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by petertenthije
Sat Nov 13, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/formula1/54911234
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Hamilton has been disqualified from the Friday qualifying in Brazil because of a rear wing infringement.
Verstappen gets 50,000 euros fine for touching Hamilton's car in Parc Ferme.

https://www.bbc.com/sport/live/formula1/54911234

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by petertenthije
Fri Nov 12, 2021 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tech help - 80% of people deleted from my life
Replies: 9
Views: 728

Re: Tech help - 80% of people deleted from my life

Did you recently change phone? Maybe the numbers where saved on your SIM or your old phone rather then the cloud? If they so, they’d still be on your SIM / old phone.

Android or iOS?

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by petertenthije
Wed Nov 10, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 claim: 777 flew in holding pattern for 22 min
Replies: 41
Views: 14040

Re: MH370 claim: 777 flew in holding pattern for 22 min

Also, I can't quite tell if they were actually in a "hold" or if they just went off course and then back on course. I had the same idea. The distance is not a hold distance, that’s looks to be more then a 100 kms back and forth.* Assume for a second the pilot was suicidal or that there wa...

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by petertenthije
Mon Nov 08, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My JPEGs look better than my RAW files
Replies: 3
Views: 504

Re: My JPEGs look better than my RAW files

The RAW images are unprocessed. The JPG images are processed by your camera. Depending on the settings of your camera it adds some sharpening, colour- and levels correction.

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by petertenthije
Sun Nov 07, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson
Replies: 18
Views: 1095

Re: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
The Dutch like conformity … How would that play in the US?


GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Don’t be a drug user, you don’t violate the law, you’re not gonna be in the dock. It’s really simple to avoid legal problems, don’t violate the law.

I see you got an appetite for conformity. Do you even see the irony?

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by petertenthije
Sun Nov 07, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson
Replies: 18
Views: 1095

Re: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson

N1120A wrote:
They only share being seafaring nations and eating fish. That's completely irrelevant.

We’ll happily take back New Amsterdam. ;)

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by petertenthije
Sat Nov 06, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 203
Views: 7781

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Incredible DW feature here about a new type of solar generation plant in Chile that is helping to phase out coal in one region of the country - think mirrors, not panels: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LONu7gZhl2M California has several of those plants. The issue is power storage. Peak electrical ...

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by petertenthije
Fri Nov 05, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The End for Kenya’s Classic Airliners? Kenya auctioning derelict planes.
Replies: 17
Views: 5288

Re: The End for Keny's Classic Airliners?

I wonder how they came up with the prices, my guess is a dart board was involved? A Fokker F27 will go for the same price as a F50. A CRJ will go for the same price as a F28. The most expensive planes are all small Beech and Cessna props! (presumably the only ones still airworthy?) If you don't remo...

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by petertenthije
Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 203
Views: 7781

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

So the question is, how will the world adapt to prevent such an economic crisis. We know that these assets on the books of oil companies are effectively worthless. This is the economic argument not to invest in new fossil infrastructure. The same way the world responded when horses where replaced b...

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by petertenthije
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8437

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Another election? Is there ever not an election in the USA? They're still counting the ballots from the presidential election!

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by petertenthije
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8437

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Wouldn't the smarter, more inclusive thing to do be The folks that believe Trump’s rambling on stolen elections are hardly the inclusive type. Interesting how all of a sudden it’s relevant. Anyway, the solution to all of this: ban hyper partisan websites, tv stations, radio stations, social network...

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by petertenthije
Mon Nov 01, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 4076

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

While I agree that the Jan 6 incident was much worse than anything BLM/Antifa did, much of those disturbances had nothing to do with what they were supposed to be. Much was just troublemakers causing trouble. Looting and burning and taking over areas of a city are not demonstrations. So you are wil...

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by petertenthije
Wed Oct 27, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US wants even more advanced training aircraft
Replies: 35
Views: 3806

Re: US wants even more advanced training aircraft

SeamanBeaumont wrote:
F-20 already lost to F-16, no need to lose again.

Bingo! Might as well get more two-seat F16’s if you want an advanced trainer. It’s reliable, flexible and highly capable. And since there won’t be a need for development you’d save big money.

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by petertenthije
Sun Oct 24, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 285
Views: 13257

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

Another ridiculous argument—confirming the gun is loaded correctly is simple, one step process—open the cylinder. It requires nothing but an eye and 3 seconds, it’s foolproof. It’s done every single time. It is obvious for someone who has an interest in guns. Someone without an interest in guns is ...

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by petertenthije
Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 285
Views: 13257

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

FGITD wrote:
My question is why not just digitally add the effects? No one would notice
It's more expensive then using real guns with blanks. Simple as that. Maybe this incident is going to change that (insurance premiums!), but that's something only time will tell.

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by petertenthije
Tue Oct 19, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker NG jet, an unique opportunity for Boeing?
Replies: 73
Views: 12013

Re: Fokker NG jet, an unique opportunity for Boeing?

Also, I think it didn't have carry on overhead bins, it just had simple 'hat rack' overheads. I remember saying 'what the bleep!' when I saw them 25 or so years ago. Are you sure you where on a F100? That sounds more like a F28, and an early one at that, because the F28s came with overhead bins as ...

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by petertenthije
Mon Oct 18, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker NG jet, an unique opportunity for Boeing?
Replies: 73
Views: 12013

Re: Fokker NG jet, an unique opportunity for Boeing?

Well any F1xxNG would have so much overlap with the E2, that probably not what they're looking at. Looking forward to what will result from this corporation. My thought exactly. My guess, Fokker services will become a maintenance organisation and possibly a regional sales arm for Embraer. Probably ...

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by petertenthije
Sun Oct 17, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Turkey seeks 40 new F-16s; upgrade 80 older ones
Replies: 23
Views: 2927

Re: Turkey seeks 40 new F-16s; upgrade 80 older ones

It’s ridiculous that they were ever asked to become a member. They are the swore enemy of another NATO country Greece and are the source of tensions in Cyprus. While I understand your sentiment, the passage to the Black Sea is (apparantly) valuable enough to put up with an unreliable and destablizi...

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by petertenthije
Sun Oct 17, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum
Replies: 43
Views: 2570

Re: Dallas Metro School Administrator Urges 'Balance' in Holocaust Curriculum

What is the problem with Texas these days. First they want to control woman's bodies and now they want to deny the Holocaust? Where does it say they want to deny the holocaust? It leaves the topic open for discussion. That's a bit semantic? They don't want to deny it, but they want to option to den...

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by petertenthije
Thu Oct 14, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Camera Settings
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: Camera Settings

Why not make the settings for Camera settings Standard. I'm not sure which part are you referring to, but I am guessing that you are talking about the EXIF showing option above the Watermark tab. From my personal opinion is that sometimes some people don't want to show the details of equipment of s...

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by petertenthije
Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 2770

Re: SPOILERS James Bond No Time To Die Discussion

I really liked Paloma (Ana de Armas), I could see her picking up where Felix Leitner left of. But 007.1 (Lashana Lynch) did not do much for me. I've seen the movie a few days ago, and already kind a forgot just what she did except for sabotaging Bond's car, constantly asking if she's still 007 and a...

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by petertenthije
Sun Oct 10, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

StarAC17 wrote:
I know Lewis is pissed,

You just have to trust the team to know better as they got heaps of data they can go through.
Who knows, had Lewis continued with his original tires he might have ended up like Norris did in Russia.

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by petertenthije
Fri Oct 08, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 477
Views: 104315

Re: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021

KL has historically always been a loyal customer of Boeing. Historically, KLM had always been a loyal Fokker customer, until Douglas came with something better. Historically, KLM had always been a loyal Douglas customer, until Boeing came with something better. Historically, KLM has always been a l...

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by petertenthije
Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?
Replies: 58
Views: 2378

Re: The Pandora Papers - are we really susprised?

Kiwirob wrote:
Are there many luxury goods manufacturers in the US?

Various business jets come to mind, from small cessnas all the way up to Boeing’s.

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by petertenthije
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 64
Views: 3377

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

The correct style of pizza comes from Naples in Italy. Anything else is an abomination Yes, those Hawaiian and stuffed crust dishes should be held in contempt. Stick with fresh and good quality tomato, buffalo mozzarella and basil, and you can't go wrong Unfortunately, I can go wrong with mozzarell...

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by petertenthije
Sun Oct 03, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final days of wide-body trijets outside the Americas.
Replies: 31
Views: 9923

Re: Final days of wide-body trijets outside the Americas.

We have the Royal Netherlands Air Force McDonnell Douglas KDC-10 T-235. Now almost 45 years old; she first flew for the Dutch airline Martinair and would end up at the RNLAF in 1995. I'm not exactly sure when she will make her final flight for the RNLAF, but they have announced she will leave this ...

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by petertenthije
Wed Sep 29, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Also it's not about the brand as I don't like most Merc cars (good taxis at best) whereas I'm a huge Ferrari fan (until they make a SUV...). Of course they make a SUV, it's a license to print money. Ferrari first announced their SUV, the Purosange, in 2018 with an expected launch date in 2021. That...

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by petertenthije
Sun Sep 26, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Congrats to hamilton on his 100th.
Congrats on max for an epic comeback, with some luck weather wise.
Norris took a gamble and lost it all. What a pity.

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by petertenthije
Sun Sep 26, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Trying to win a championship by kicking your rival out (the reason of VER his engine change IS the crash at Silverstone) and your team mate has to become a road block because your rival is starting at the back of the field and you be in 4th…. If Hamilton wins this championship, then it should come ...

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by petertenthije
Sun Sep 26, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 799
Views: 51155

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

Bottas is again getting a new engine. Toto has said this was a strategic consideration, pretty much confirming the change was done so Bottas can be a road block for Verstappen. At the previous race, Monza, Bottas also got a new engine. https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/bottas-russian-gp-grid-penalt...

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by petertenthije
Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission proposes a common charging solution for electronic devices
Replies: 24
Views: 1229

Re: European Commission proposes a common charging solution for electronic devices

Even apple is slowly switching to USB-C. My iPad for instance has USB-C. So the commission is a bit late to the game.

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by petertenthije
Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Best multi-national program
Replies: 51
Views: 2497

Re: Best multi-national program

The Italian/Brazilian AMX light attack / trainer is another candidate. A bit of an outsider, the Italian/Russian venture for a light attack jet. The cooperation broke apart, however, both countries continued with the same basic airframe giving us the M-346 and the Yak-130. Are the AMX and M346 very...

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