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by T4thH
Fri Oct 15, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus pushed for A220-500, replacing A320CEO / 737-800.. ?
Replies: 220
Views: 34816

Re: Airbus pushed for A220-500, replacing A320CEO / 737-800.. ?

Please note, by some here, there is a big general error in thinking. Everyone, who starts with "what would Boing do", "what would an American company do", "What do I believe as an American, what they shall do"....You have already failed. Airbus will never do, what you ...

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by T4thH
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus pushed for A220-500, replacing A320CEO / 737-800.. ?
Replies: 220
Views: 34816

Re: Airbus pushed for A220-500, replacing A320CEO / 737-800.. ?

Please note, by some here, there is a big general error in thinking. Everyone, who starts with "what would Boing do", "what would an American company do", "What do I believe as an American, what they shall do"....You have already failed. Airbus will never do, what you w...

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by T4thH
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 185
Views: 16476

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

Plating? Perhaps cad plating? There is epoxy coated rebar already, but that has its own limitations. Sorry, why you are always asking for the "high end solution"? Throw in industrial ash and than you have not any more to think about for the next hundred years. It is a replacement and doin...

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by T4thH
Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 185
Views: 16476

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

Stainless steel would be a good alternative that wouldn't be a much bigger expense compared to carbon fibre. Plating? Perhaps cad plating? There is epoxy coated rebar already, but that has its own limitations. Sorry, why you are always asking for the "high end solution"? Throw in industri...

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by T4thH
Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to officially issue tender on narrowbody fleet replacement in coming days
Replies: 150
Views: 23714

Re: Qantas to officially issue tender on narrowbody fleet replacement in coming days

Please note, Qantas will decide till Dec-2021, which different types and numbers they will order. So I do not see anything regarding a firm order in next days or till end of this year.... So only something like LOI/MOU. The order will be done next year. and expected is an order of more than 100 narr...

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by T4thH
Mon Oct 11, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dornier 328eco News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 53109

Re: Dornier 328eco News and Discussion Thread

Well, if they can really achieve EIS in 2025, other OEM will look somewhat sheepish - this 4 year timeline is more like what we were used to in the 1960s and 1970s. Nowadays, it looks more like the difference between originally planned and actual deliveries... Shall I mention the nuts & bolts 7...

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by T4thH
Mon Oct 11, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dornier 328eco News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 53109

Re: Dornier 328eco News and Discussion Thread

The whole thing is so far-fetched and foggy, and with such a loooong, distant timeline, that I honestly suggest we forget about this... I for one am going to believe this not only after the prototype has flown, but the order log book has at least ten or fifteen airlines names on it. Sorry...you are...

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by T4thH
Mon Oct 11, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fokker NG jet, an unique opportunity for Boeing?
Replies: 59
Views: 9558

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

Well the D328 will be built again. But the D328 has never really ended, there was always a continuity from first to last day. There was always the "D328 support service" in "Oberpfaffenhofen" near Muinich and they are still involved and will be responsible for development of the...

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by T4thH
Fri Oct 01, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 70065

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

So that's 15 + 7 for Alitalia. None of the source specifies if these are -100s or -300s, but I guess it will be -300s. Just to put the sources together ALC to lease to ITA (ex-Alitalia) qty 15 A220 https://airleasecorp.com/press/air-lease-corporation-announces-lease-placement-of-31-new-airbus-aircr...

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by T4thH
Thu Sep 30, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 70065

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

With the manufacturing of A220 fuselages in China, I am surprised it took this long. To really discuss this goes into non-Av topics. We will see. With the C919 to be certified soon, I really am confused by this. Lightsaber Recall in the early days of CSeries development that Bombardier and COMAC we...

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by T4thH
Wed Sep 29, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 70065

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

Lesailesduquebec indicating rumors of China certification may be underway due to potential for an upcoming order in China. https://www.lesailesduquebec.com/ I have read, somewhere, the certification process is restarted, few days ago. As I know (or more correct, as it was said/have read it somewher...

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by T4thH
Mon Sep 27, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German federal elections
Replies: 37
Views: 1996

Re: German federal elections

I know the US has strategic oil reserves, France too. For the other stuff, I don't know, I don't think so. However gas is commonly stored, about a third of annual production is stored in France, apparently right now we're at 80% capacity, no worries for winter. Other European countries, not so much...

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by T4thH
Mon Sep 27, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German federal elections
Replies: 37
Views: 1996

Re: German federal elections

and the Grunen are partly responsible, with their opposition to nuclear power. There isn't any major party in favor of nuclear power here. Unfortunately. This is a terribly unfortunate state of affairs. Germany should be leading the way, showing the world how to run nuclear energy in a safe and eff...

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by T4thH
Mon Sep 27, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German federal elections
Replies: 37
Views: 1996

Re: German federal elections

Nord Stream 2 isn't even operational, if people starve and freeze to death it can't be because of it ! Because Russia doesn't export as much as needed, on the other hand, is possible (and is what's happening), proving relying on Russian gas was stupid. But we already knew that, and the Grunen are p...

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by T4thH
Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Putin now clearly in the minority
Replies: 38
Views: 2174

Re: Putin now clearly in the minority

Ramzan Kadyrov won 99.7% of the vote in Chechnya! I guess the solution for Putin for next election is to hold it over the period of a week or so, elongating the period with witch to stuff ballot boxes etc? Putin has really to learn, best from Lukashenko and the great Erdogan. Only when you get >100...

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by T4thH
Mon Sep 20, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands
Replies: 32
Views: 2377

Re: Volcanic eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands

Nice fissure vent, let us see how it will end. Will we see one or two single vents or a line of vents or will is stay a fissure vent....

Garden chair, popcorn, cold beer and big bottle of sun blocker during day. And nice view/videos over night....

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by T4thH
Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Mobile Question
Replies: 30
Views: 3691

Re: Airbus Mobile Question

The production rate for the A220 in Mobile is now at around one per month. The pre-FAL are performed in Montreal (and this will stay there). The production rate will be increased to 4 to 5 per month for the A220 in year 2025. In 2022, when the pre FAL in Montreal will be further equipped and the who...

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by T4thH
Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1619
Views: 318496

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

I don’t believe any US carrier does. It may be possible some of the European carriers do as I know a few of them run their’s on some pretty long flights. Air Austral. The delivery of the 3x A220-300 to Air Austral was late, because they were waiting for the ETOPS 180 certification. And as they have...

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by T4thH
Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1619
Views: 318496

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Hawaii? I honestly don't see it happening anytime soon. I don't know if they are getting the A220 ETOPS certified, but that would be pretty interesting if they did. Very good investment if that's the case. Does any U.S. carrier that is currently flying the A-220 have ETOPS authority? Or any carrier...

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by T4thH
Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 70065

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

There was the scheduled 2020 (half official) Souh America sales tour last year, wich was cancelled regarding COVID, just few days, before it was started....

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by T4thH
Thu Sep 09, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air in talks over large Airbus jet order (at least100)
Replies: 26
Views: 6260

Wizz Air in talks over large Airbus jet order (at least100)

Wizz air seems in negotiation with Airbus for an at least 100 jet order. Talks between Wizz Air and Airbus continued over the summer but the two sides are not yet ready to announce a deal, the sources said. Fleet purchase talks typically take months. Any deal would involve at least 100 aircraft, one...

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by T4thH
Wed Sep 08, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?
Replies: 101
Views: 5604

Re: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?

In germany, we usually ticket people when the speed is 10kph above the limit. 8mph are above that, so I would not consider it harsh by German standards. Of course, 80mph is rediculously slow, but unfortunately, this might change way too soon here, too. In most states in Germany it is even less, it ...

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by T4thH
Wed Sep 08, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Universal Healthcare
Replies: 92
Views: 4881

Re: Universal Healthcare

So the USA are on the way to leave (in part) the Wild Wild West and to reach the date "15-Jun-1883"....cool. Or will also the dental work been included, so USA will directly jump to the 01-Jan-1914? ( and if you do not know, I am talkin about: Sorry, for the 1914, you will have to go to th...

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by T4thH
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End of A330 CEO production - When?
Replies: 12
Views: 3745

Re: End of A330 CEO production - When?

Back to thread title...If I rember correctly, you can order the A330 CEO till 2025, this will be the last date. This is just because, you can order the A330 MRTT till 2025, so the CEO line will stay open till then.

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by T4thH
Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A legend is gone for ever; Jean-Paul Belmondo.
Replies: 3
Views: 634

A legend is gone for ever; Jean-Paul Belmondo.

He was always one of my favorite actors.
He died on Monday in Paris. age 88.

RIP.

Source in German:
https://www.n-tv.de/leute/Schauspiellegende-Jean-Paul-Belmondo-ist-tot-article22787931.html

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by T4thH
Sun Sep 05, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Military coup is now ongoing in Guinea, Africa
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Military coup is now ongoing in Guinea, Africa

Military coup is now ongoing in Guinea, Africa. Outcome...we will see.
Government shall have been dissolved.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-58453778

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by T4thH
Fri Sep 03, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 70065

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

"Wings over Quebec" has a new25 min podcast with an update on the A220 program, including the last rumors e.g. It is in French . They are best informed source regarding Canadian air industry and the A220 program (but by bad luck in French). https://www.lesailesduquebec.com/le-point-sur-le...

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by T4thH
Fri Sep 03, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 70065

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

"Wings over Quebec" has a new25 min podcast with an update on the A220 program, including the last rumors e.g. It is in French . They are best informed source regarding Canadian air industry and the A220 program (but by bad luck in French). https://www.lesailesduquebec.com/le-point-sur-le-...

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by T4thH
Thu Sep 02, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2021 deliveries
Replies: 130
Views: 32686

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2021 deliveries

I'd be surprised if they manage 20, There's only AA wanting to take their 788s. Everyone else wants to defer. LH wants their frames before Christmas. But not new build, if I remember correctly. And LH group is "famous" for their strict QA control, if they were not "perfect" they...

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by T4thH
Tue Aug 10, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Say hello to the "Green Africa" airline. AOC received.
Replies: 20
Views: 2923

Re: Say hello to the "Green Africa" airline. AOC received.

Just according my knowledge and without sources/links. They will fly ATR-600, they are funded with several hundred millions of $ by an "old" big international "African development fund" with good reputation, sitting in NY. The A220 LOI has been now deferred (regarding COVID), the...

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by T4thH
Tue Aug 10, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 70065

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

Rumours, nothing confirmed, seen on Twitter. (African account, Airbus pilot from Africa). Seen while I was looking for "Green Africa", who will start flight operations on 12-Aug-2021 (recently received the AOC). Ibom air is happy with the A220 performance and will soon order some A220 dir...

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by T4thH
Mon Aug 09, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 431
Views: 70065

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

Rumours, nothing confirmed, seen on Twitter. (African account, Airbus pilot from Africa). Seen while I was looking for "Green Africa", who will start flight operations on 12-Aug-2021 (recently received the AOC). Ibon air is happy with the A220 performance and will soon order some A220 dire...

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by T4thH
Mon Aug 09, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Say hello to the "Green Africa" airline. AOC received.
Replies: 20
Views: 2923

Say hello to the "Green Africa" airline. AOC received.

"Grenn Africa" Airine has received the AOC. Start iof flight operations is set for 12 Aug.
https://nigerianflightdeck.com/green-africa-receives-aoc-set-to-start-flight-operations-august-12th/

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by T4thH
Fri Aug 06, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Snow in Brazil
Replies: 5
Views: 763

Re: Snow in Brazil

On the southern half of earth, where is now winter; is there now a jet-stream with regular strength or is it much weaker (or much stronger) than average?

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by T4thH
Wed Aug 04, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 207784

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

And the lambda variant has the possibility to make all vaccines moot. https://weather.com/en-IN/india/coronavirus/news/2021-08-04-coronavirus-lambda-variant-can-escape-vaccine-antibodies First, the weather channel has been panicky click bait for a long time. That is one lab test. It is of concern. ...

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by T4thH
Mon Aug 02, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’
Replies: 22
Views: 2003

Re: TX Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’

Still a fascists' or already far beyond? It is a good question...isn't it?

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heavy explosion, CHEMPARK, Leverkusen, Germany
Replies: 12
Views: 973

Re: Heavy explosion, BAYER chemical park, Leverkusen, Germany

This is tragic (as I open my Bayer flea and tick collar for my dog wondering if there will be any supply in 8 months when it is due again for replacement...). We shoved a lot of hazardous manufacturing to China, but there is a limit. RIP to the dead and their families. I wish a quick recovery to th...

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 231
Views: 69728

Re: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2021

Hasn't yet made Airfleets (they lag): https://www.airfleets.net/exploit/production-csr.htm So Air Austrel is operator #10 AirFrance #11 Iraqi Airways could be#12 (I expect delays) Breeze looks to be #13... With the ALC airlines, we'll be over 20 operators which will give confidence in the market so...

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heavy explosion, CHEMPARK, Leverkusen, Germany
Replies: 12
Views: 973

Re: Heavy explosion, BAYER chemical park, Leverkusen, Germany

Local source (so in German): Fire in the meanwhile is extinguished.16 hurt, two of them severe. 4 are still missing...one has been found, he is dead. https://rp-online.de/nrw/staedte/leverkusen/chempark-leverkusen-schwere-explosion-ein-toter-mehrere-verletzte_aid-61798791 Update, it is still not kn...

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 27, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heavy explosion, CHEMPARK, Leverkusen, Germany
Replies: 12
Views: 973

Re: Heavy explosion, BAYER chemical park, Leverkusen, Germany

Local source (so in German): Fire in the meanwhile is extinguished.16 hurt, two of them severe. 4 are still missing...one has been found, he is dead.
https://rp-online.de/nrw/staedte/leverkusen/chempark-leverkusen-schwere-explosion-ein-toter-mehrere-verletzte_aid-61798791

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heavy explosion, CHEMPARK, Leverkusen, Germany
Replies: 12
Views: 973

Re: Heavy explosion, BAYER chemical park, Leverkusen, Germany

Another view of the mushrooming explosion cloud... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkGuXrEYZMo Oy vey...what kind of nasty stuff is in that cloud? As it seems the explosion was in the storage facility for liquid chemical wastes/tanks... Likely someone has mixed some chemical waste liquids by fault,...

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heavy explosion, CHEMPARK, Leverkusen, Germany
Replies: 12
Views: 973

Heavy explosion, CHEMPARK, Leverkusen, Germany

There was a hefty explosion in the BAYER chemical park in Leverkusen, Germany. A hazardous waste incinerator has popped. No information regarding damages or victims. Source is in German. "Nice" mushroom cloud. https://www.n-tv.de/panorama/Schwere-Explosion-in-Chempark-Anlage-in-Leverkusen-...

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by T4thH
Sat Jul 24, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6230

Re: First commitment for the "new" IL-114-300

Aurora has become the first airline to sign a letter of intent to purchase 19 IL-114-300 regional turboprops from UAC, with deliveries beginning in 2023. The airline was recently spun off from the Aeroflot Group and I believe it is now under total control of the Sakhalin Oblast. The agreement was s...

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by T4thH
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 1338

Re: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe

This night, we will see the part two, now the southern parts of Bavaria and Austria will be hit. It is still the same depression, which has devastated the western part of Germany and parts of Belgium. It has not moved, it is still here. So tomorrow we will see some additional bad news, I will just ...

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by T4thH
Sat Jul 17, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 1338

Re: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe

This night, we will see the part two, now the southern parts of Bavaria and Austria will be hit. It is still the same depression, which has devastated the western part of Germany and parts of Belgium. It has not moved, it is still here. So tomorrow we will see some additional bad news, I will just h...

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by T4thH
Fri Jul 16, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe
Replies: 20
Views: 1338

Re: Deadly storms, rain with flooding in Europe

We see here the global warming effect on the jetstream. The weather systems are driven by the jetstream, so they move from west to east in general. Regarding global warming, in summer, the jetstream is getting weaker and weaker every year. In Germany we have seen it in the last 10 summers, either bi...

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 13, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 P2F News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 279
Views: 70329

Re: A321 P2F News and Discussion Thread

I am a little bit surprised, it got missed: Lufthansa Cargo deploys two Airbus A321s permanently converted into freighters Will be operated by Lufthansa CityLine on behalf of Lufthansa Cargo. Service to be started in 2022. https://www.lufthansagroup.com/en/newsroom/releases/lufthansa-cargo-deploys-t...

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by T4thH
Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wide spread protests in Cuba
Replies: 77
Views: 4083

Re: Wide spread protests in Cuba

I have some problems with the title: "Wide spread protests in Cuba" Sorry, till now, there are only few thousands in total in whole Cuba. To use the title "Wide spread protests in Cuba"...is till now just...perhaps the term "form of propaganda" fits best. If perhaps in ...

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by T4thH
Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Haiti's President Assassinated at Home
Replies: 12
Views: 1097

Re: Haiti's President Assassinated at Home

Several days have passed, the rumor mill swirls, and nobody in Haiti seems to have a clear mark on what's going on. Apparently some Colombians were involved but some in Haiti say those reports are not accurate: https://www.npr.org/2021/07/10/1014947924/ex-colombian-soldiers-arrests-add-to-the-myste...

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by T4thH
Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2021 orders
Replies: 213
Views: 55031

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2021 orders

Seems Pobeda has cancelled or is now cancelling the order of 20x B737 MAX (ordered with support of lessors). Original they wanted to have up to 30, have ordered 20 (to be delivered from 2019 to 2021), now they will take up 50x B737-800 from Aeroflot (which are all young), have already received 44 o...

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