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by THS214
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 151
Views: 5769

Re: Unrest in Moscow

Yeah. Just like the autocratic Macron regime, the Trump regime and the Obama regime before him. Nope, now you are just trolling. The Macron government isn't autocratic, that is ridiculous. And where do you see Trump and Obama do anything to stay in power? Or is it just a load of bullocks. Well thei...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 151
Views: 5769

Re: Unrest in Moscow

Yes I know, if NGO's don't support your views and you have strong pro-Putin regime views so that is often the case - then you do not believe them. So that is not a view it is more a religion for you. There is nothing called an "independent NGO". NGOs always support the views of their clie...

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by THS214
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to cancel all TATL MAX routes
Replies: 78
Views: 16979

Re: Norwegian to cancel all TATL MAX routes

So, does this mean no flights by them to SWF ? That is going to hurt that airport, the local economy and take away a cheap option for flights. How long before they go the way of WOW. They are on very thin with finance. Last year they lost a lot and this year seems to be the same or worse ( So far 1...

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by THS214
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Mueller Report is Mostly Political
Replies: 6
Views: 441

Re: The Mueller Report is Mostly Political

Off topic From the " Joe Biden ill??" thread Post47 The Mueller report clearly stated No Collusion and no obstruction. Our Constitution clearly states that you are innocent until proven guilty. Most of the Muller report was a political hit piece fairy tale with zero evidence. If there was...

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by THS214
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 151
Views: 5769

Re: Unrest in Moscow

20% rejection rate and you say only. WOW. I don't know how it works in Russia, but in Finland rejection rate of 0,02% would raise eyebrows. Those who fulfilled the law requirements - were registered. Those who did not - were not. This is normal. One of the requirements to run - certain number of si...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 151
Views: 5769

Re: Unrest in Moscow

Yup, you are singing the official Putin line, without any link to any independent source. No way to check this, thus this has the same meaning as saying nothing. But given Putin's way and your clearly Putin biased, I choose to believe whom are proven to be more reliable, independent journalist and ...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

According to https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_intentional_death_rate Finland has 2.2 murder per 100000 people per year while sweden ha 1 murder per 100000 people per year. Why is Finland so violent? Easy to answer. Finland is more agriculture than Sweden. Therefore here stuff th...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

Finnish people in sweden has also a high representation in crimes related to violence.

The number is so low that no statistics can be made.

Ever thought that those violent people have escaped to Sweden because there they are not looked after?

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

According to https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_intentional_death_rate Finland has 2.2 murder per 100000 people per year while sweden ha 1 murder per 100000 people per year. Why is Finland so violent?[/quote] Easy to answer. Finland is more agriculture than Sweden. Therefore here s...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair UK-based pilots vote to strike.
Replies: 28
Views: 3808

Re: Ryanair UK-based pilots vote to strike.

So, 80% of the 72% BALPA pilots who voted, that's 57.6% of the BALPA pilots for the strike. What's the representation of BALPA among WN pilots? I guess, like usual, a minority will disrupt a whole company; good job... Given, until recently, FR refused to allow its crew union representation (which w...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

@olle 1940s Finland said no to nazis when they asked jews to be send to German. Now a days Sweden has gun murders and gangs exponential of what it was before and there are areas where for example fire fighters and ambulances don't go before police. And even then police goes there with enforced manpo...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

Kiwirob wrote: Just turn the boats away from Europe tow them back to where they cam from. I’d also send in special forces to sink them in port before the migrants use them. Shooting the smugglers would also be a good start, they’re little more then pirates praying on human misery. This is what you ...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

I gave example of Ukrainians in Poland. They come there to work, without any housing and the likes. And I civil unrests whatsoever. It’s more about expectations management. Well - let’s say I am a middle class taxpayer constantly battling with ever increasing cost of living. And now someone who jus...

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by THS214
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

So you want civil unrest in EU and more crimes. It's clear that you don't know law and why it exists and how it works. I gave example of Ukrainians in Poland. They come there to work, without any housing and the likes. And I civil unrests whatsoever. It’s more about expectations management. Social ...

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by THS214
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

No social assistance, no free housing, no nothing else. These are the terms all other refugees in EU should be getting - if you do not want to attract "social" migrants. So you want civil unrest in EU and more crimes. It's clear that you don't know law and why it exists and how it works. ...

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by THS214
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

The next problem is a lot of these immigrants realise they have made a huge mistake, they understand that they haven’t reached the promised land but won’t go back home because it’s a huge loss of face for them, they don’t want to look like a failure to there villages and families. Finland even pay ...

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by THS214
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3476

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

Still not all 28. Has Poland agreed to take some as well? Why should they take any? Further to my post above the NGO rescue taxis should also be impounded and scrapped. You are a lot more extreme than I but this time I agree (mostly). Why scrap those ships when you can sell them and get some money?...

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by THS214
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 140
Views: 6334

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

So even you yourself admit that the 'mental health treatment' is not a valid solution. So again, I ask you, what is your solution as a hard right winger? Am genuinely really curious. I’m not admitting that. I’m asking you to flesh out your position. Are you in favor of gun confiscation? As a modera...

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by THS214
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 262
Views: 17582

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

It was not a precedent as it was a non binding ruling, only opinion. That's what Serbia asked. Now, the Kosovo case was complicated. Autonomy , war etc. Krim was not. It was a part of Ukraine. And nonetheless - if one guy can, then why others cannot? Yes, whole Balkan story of 90s was a mess, but C...

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by THS214
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 262
Views: 17582

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

So the people of Crim had all the obligations to uphold the law of Ukraine. Otherwise it was another coup. Per Kosovo precedent in U.N court - they do not. Even the court said that explicitly - when exercising the right for self-determination, laws of the original country aren’t required to be comp...

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by THS214
Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 262
Views: 17582

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

Then who determines, whether a government somewhere is a dictatorship or not, and how? Crowd on the street that called itself “The People”? And if the crowd can label someone a “dictator”, break all the laws - what next can it do? Rob? Kill? Rape? The whole notions of Constitution and law are in th...

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by THS214
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 262
Views: 17582

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

You just proved that Crim should be returned to Ukraine. No matter what happened in Ukraine, the people of Crim had no right to vote to join Russia per your view. Aren’t there international court precedents that allow regions to vote to determine their future? Kosovo precedent comes to mind. Speaki...

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by THS214
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 262
Views: 17582

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

So in your view/logic, the people can't ever get rid of a dictatorship, because protesting them will result in breaking the law, so they just have to wait or something? Then who determines, whether a government somewhere is a dictatorship or not, and how? Crowd on the street that called itself “The...

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by THS214
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 23203

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

In Europe this is more often the case. Listen people, either we are serious about the measures we adopt to lessen the harmful effects of travel, or we are not. I know it's a heartbreaking realization on a website like a.net, but human beings, do you want your descendants to live and prosper or not?...

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by THS214
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Orders E195-E2 Jets
Replies: 44
Views: 9685

Re: KLM Orders E195-E2 Jets

The order is: LOI for 15 firm and purchase rights for 20 more ... 16 73G 32 E190 So 15 to replace the 73G's and options to replace most of the 190's, and then maybe some 190E2's down the road if the 195E2 can't work with LCY. Makes perfect sense to me. Perfect !!! It's my thinking too ... First rep...

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by THS214
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5999

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 In Finland we know the word dozen (tusina) but we don't u...

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by THS214
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27251

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

trpmb6 wrote:
Aesma wrote:
Trump is now downplaying the incident, saying it was probably an Iranian mistake...


Sounds like he's trying to avoid an armed conflict with Iran. Isn't that what you wanted?


We can think whatever about Trump but so far he hasn't started a war and that is a good thing. Hopefully that remains so.

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by THS214
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4407

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

The market of course. Former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan had that same thought before market collapse 10 years ago. Then he changed his view at least partially. https://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/24/business/economy/24panel.html Mr. Waxman noted that the Fed chairman had been one of the nation’s leadi...

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by THS214
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges
Replies: 66
Views: 4822

Re: MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges

Was this post about Russia or communism at all? It was about holding those responsible accountable. Safety of civil planes overflying a country’s airspace is the responsibility if that country. And the latter led the plane into the war zone. Shouldn’t that country and someone from that country be a...

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by THS214
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4407

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

Say you abolish the Fed, then what? Who fills the role they play? The market of course. Former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan had that same thought before market collapse 10 years ago. Then he changed his view at least partially. https://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/24/business/economy/24panel.html Mr. Wax...

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by THS214
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124523

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

Arion640 wrote:
What happened to this press conference at 1410? That was 25 minutes ago.


It was not a press conference but flight display of A330-900 and A350-1000 while a journalist talked with some Airbus people. Nothing new.

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by THS214
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27251

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

PanAm 103 was a result of IR 655. It doesn't make it right but understandable. . Now that's conspiracy theorist nonsense without proof. Two Libyans were convicted of that crime with no Iranian involvement. Suggest Iran was behind Pan Am 103 is as crazy as suggesting the US government was behind 9/1...

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by THS214
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27251

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Magog wrote:
It seems to me that if the United States was trying to start a false flag war they would have made sure that a United States affiliated ship was bombed.


I believe that US military would be a lot smarter that that.

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by THS214
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27251

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

If you're talking about Lybia, you're being deceitful, Libya was an action called for by the Europeans. An American Sec of State would have had little choice but to support them. Nonsense revisionist history. Her, Susan Rice and Samantha Powers pushed the Obama administration into it. Actively push...

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by THS214
Thu May 23, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Tries to Seat 2-,4-,6-Year Old Children Separate from Parents
Replies: 105
Views: 13440

Re: United Tries to Seat 2-,4-,6-Year Old Children Separate from Parents

OB1504 wrote:
Of course, if United had forcibly reseated other passengers so that this family could sit together, there’d be another story in the media about United kicking someone out of their seat again.


Are you for real? 2 yours old travelling on own.

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by THS214
Thu May 23, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence
Replies: 37
Views: 3714

Re: FAA inspectors accusing agency of negligence

You are right that I am proud the USA has the best aviation safety record in the world. I eagerly await a reference for this. With the amount of flights in the US, and not 1 pax fatality due to a crash in past decade, it is rather evident. Last one was on 20.5.2019 maybe 22.5.2019. For majors, they...

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by THS214
Thu May 23, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Inspectors Accusing Agency of Negligence
Replies: 37
Views: 3714

Re: FAA inspectors accusing agency of negligence

The airlines and pilots also played a role in those accidents. However, no need to rehash that in this thread. There is a separate thread for that debate. Indeed. But don't forget that Boeing and the FAA take the vast majority of the blame here. Don't let your American pride cloud your judgement. Y...

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by THS214
Wed May 22, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385332

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

No-one until there is a simulator that can do that. That cannot be based on only Boeing data. I see a long grounding as FAA and Boeing data will not be trusted by other authorities. If the grounding length is based on simulation of the manual trim wheel, then the 737NG fleet will also need to be gr...

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by THS214
Wed May 22, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385332

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Well, you wrote ". . . simulate recovery starting from the beginning of the MCAS runaway . . .". In terms of flight characteristics, the referenced video is fairly close to the ET situation from the beginning of MCAS runaway. I will not dispute that better trained pilots (and I'll ignore ...

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by THS214
Wed May 22, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385332

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Nice personal attack BTW. That being said I'll bet you I practised it more (stalls) than either of the ET pilots plus full spins which I doubt they did. If you think I'm inexperienced just remember both ET pilots had marginally more hours and they were put into the cockpit of a 737. So if you think...

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by THS214
Tue May 21, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385332

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The point is: Why were the Flaps retracted with an active stick shaker, contrary to the "STALL RECOVERY" NNC ? Because they looked out of the window and could see they were clearly not in a stall situation? Morrisond assures us that the numerous clues on approach to stall are so blindingl...

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by THS214
Mon May 20, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385332

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

[quote="planecane"] Listen to the calmness in Sully's voice on the ATC communications. That is the frame of mind that is required by a professional pilot. I've even heard a CVR recording from a crash in the 70s or early 80s where one pilot calmly said "we're going down" and the o...

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by THS214
Fri May 17, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people still believe in God?
Replies: 341
Views: 28367

Re: Why do people still believe in God?

@ dik909 You are against everyone and everything. That is clear. You clearly stated that god decides. So why you and I disagree on some basic things? Based on your posts god has made decisions for us all before we are born. So why worship? You clearly have said that we cannot choose, god does for it...

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by THS214
Sat May 11, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142312

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

A lot of people here are complaining about passengers not following safety instructions yet cheer when safety instructions are based on Hobbities, Legos or Southwest funny as h..l safety demonstrations. Safety wise it doesn't work. Passengers concentrate on wrong things. Southwest passenger knows i...

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by THS214
Sat May 11, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why do people still believe in God?
Replies: 341
Views: 28367

Re: Why do people still believe in God?

[quote="dik909"][quote="Pi7472000"] "science can never tell us why it's wrong to murder, for example" Science can explain it. Its what we are though and learned since childhood how to survive. If no-one murders we live in peace. Because people are part of their tribe an...

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by THS214
Sat May 11, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142312

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

A lot of people here are complaining about passengers not following safety instructions yet cheer when safety instructions are based on Hobbities, Legos or Southwest funny as h..l safety demonstrations. Safety wise it doesn't work. Passengers concentrate on wrong things. Southwest passenger knows it...

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by THS214
Wed May 08, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142312

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

What would happen if the pilot asked for emergency crew, and it the end, the landing was routine and nothing bad happened, therefore fire fighters are not needed? In another forum they asked if the pilots or the airline would receive a fine for having called a emergency when it wasn't needed. Mostl...

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by THS214
Wed May 08, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142312

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

I couldn't locate the post, so copied and pasted what I wanted to Quote. "cc2314 wrote: Muscle memory is a term used for the rebound effect a previously trained person gets when they return to the gym. The brain is the issue here,any ingrained patterns of behavior in this situation should be i...

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by THS214
Wed May 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142312

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

From the moment that plane comes to a stop it took 95-100 sec for the first fire brigade to start to put water(?) on the fire. They were at the scene 10 sec before. We don't know when they got the alarm. Anyways 1-2 minutes from the alarm was good and well inside regulatory max 3 minutes. Then the ...

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by THS214
Wed May 08, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 818
Views: 142312

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

The Sheremetyevo Airport website has published last night a good chronology of the fire and the fire crew response. https://www.svo.aero/en/press_center/press_releases/khronologiya-aviatsionnogo-proisshestviya-s-vs-ssj-100-i-deyatelnosti-avariyno-spasatelnoy-komandy-sh (English version on the link)...

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