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by olle
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

The main problem the uk is that it needs to find countries large enough and willing to let an access to financial services. Good luck with that. And import japanese uk built cars with a low uk content. But yes financial services is the main export of uk. Even if not counted on trade balances it has...

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by olle
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eu budget of 1.82 T Euro agreed
Replies: 52
Views: 1939

Re: Eu budget of 1.82 T Euro agreed

In spain, portugal and London property market partly an export industry. Many people in Asia and Russia purchases property in for example London for rental and has as a pension fund. In the tourist areas of Spain the construction are driven not by spanish people but by Scandinavians, Germans and unt...

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by olle
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent
Replies: 26
Views: 1145

Re: Trump Healthcare Plan Imminent

Trump and republicans choiced the perfect moment to present a health care plan. I assume that many in USA has seen a health care bill as something theoretical when you are 20 or 30s and suddenly in corona times everyone can need health care or stay away from home, even should stay away from work. US...

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by olle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet
Replies: 96
Views: 10557

Re: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet

I think we discuss different things here. I assume that in aviation we talk about going from 2 pilots to one pilot. In traffic we move to selfdriving on highways. No tired, drunk, suicidal drivers today stands for a major part of serious accidents. Perhaps number of serious accidents will go down 50...

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by olle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet
Replies: 96
Views: 10557

Re: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet

<Self driving vehicles will explode the useage for transport sector like heavy trucks, buses taxi etc. In this area the vehicle is used around the clock or close around the clock. Many trucks only stops for chauffeurs sleep or unload. We are soon in a situation where the truckdrivers can set the tru...

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by olle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Melbourne has been placed under stage 4 restrictions from 8PM tonight, for 6 weeks. https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/health-problems/coronavirus-in-victoria-melbourne-to-enter-stage-4-lockdown-full-details-of-what-that-means/news-story/7f9706166ce2ad3988c64e0ac8371c30 It will be tough. Hope...

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by olle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet
Replies: 96
Views: 10557

Re: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet

I just have a sensation that Airbus plans something for the cargo market.

Will Boeing be able install something similar on 767 if 330F become a single pilot operation?

How much money does it save oer year to run a 330F singlepilot?

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by olle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Are you for real ? Now that the UK has left you want us to learn english to make your life easier? What about you try to learn some basic sentences in the language of the country you want to go or visit ? Who is suggesting that? It is nonsense for any English speakers demand others learn or speak E...

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by olle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

I think there is an EU before and after UK A50. After UK A50 and USA abandoning of WTO and NATO Germany has accepted the French view that a federate EU is needed. UK Brexiteers did not realize by executing A50 it lost all control and Veto of EU both for keep EU in a way that EU was still a loose gro...

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by olle
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Yes sadly or in my eyes Brexit is connected to a world that does not exist anymore. Trump has destroyed both WTO and NATO. WTO does not work without USA and EU actively make it work. Nato, france has never been very exited, and until now Germany and UK was the big supporters beside USA. But USA and ...

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by olle
Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Looking like the lockdown measures in Melbourne will be tightened, with an announcement possibly tomorrow. Some of the rumours are non-essential businesses being forced to close, only 1 person per household being allowed allowed out of the house to shop, and being restricted to a 5km radius from yo...

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by olle
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

One comparation can be Airbus government support vs Boeing government support. WTO considered Airbus support illegal and now Airbus adjusted its practices. It changes all government loans to market levels like they took the funding not from government aid. Boeing coming up later this year as I under...

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by olle
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

I agree Olle but why do you think that the UK wants to find an arbitration panel so obnoxious ? After how many days do you expect the UK to try to cheat on the rules and hope for a procedure that could last for years? Not talking about the wto because it is a dead walking body.... In this case Japa...

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by olle
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

The 200 billion is calculated assuming UK maintained the same growth compared to G7 as Uk has years before A50 and Brexit election compared after. Before A50 the growth was higher then rest of G7 after lower. If the same growth compared the rest of G7 had been maintained the number of 200 billion ca...

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by olle
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Anyway no tariffs no quota is saying to the EU could you please be stupid enough to let us continue being the main gateway for fraudulent chinese products escaping VAT and customs duties? Pretty please ? Just a reminder: https://www.politico.eu/article/brussels-demands-uk-pay-e2-7-billion-in-lost-c...

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by olle
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

We will count our eggs at the end of the end of the war with the City and UK financial services. Wow must be true what Cameron said :stirthepot: 'Brexit' could trigger World War Three, warns David Cameron https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/brexit-could-trigger-world-war-7928607 A war means that ...

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by olle
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Finally some (reputable)good news. A german study shows up to 35% of people have partial T-cell immunity, probably from earlier corona virus infections (varieties of common cold). This knowledge readjusts outlooks for flock imunity and might have impact on vaccines-development. It also means it is ...

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by olle
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

No one has asked you to compromise the integrity of the SM. All the UK has done is ask for things in the FTA in it’s interests. If the UK were to get quota free access to the EU it would be the same in return for the EU. If there are quotas in place for the UK that also would have to be reciprocate...

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by olle
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Whoah, who said anything about ditching your native language? I think an official common language is necessary for European integration to be successful, but that does not mean that there is no place for regional languages. I would be perfectly happen if that common language would be Spanish or Ger...

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by olle
Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production
Replies: 152
Views: 22153

Re: Boeing Confirms 747 Production Will End in 2022, Delays 777X Entry to 2022, Reduces 787/777/777X Production

When? What does your crystal ball say? The A359 and the 787 are already more efficient than the 777X. Maybe they will spend money on the A35K re-engine too...I mean it hasn’t really sold but maybe that’s their plan who knows. The A359 sure. Seeing as the 787 launched earlier than the 359 I expect t...

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by olle
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

When you read that: https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/politics/brexit-firms-have-neither-the-time-nor-resources-to-prepare-for-a-non-negotiated-eu-exit/31/07/ “A deal that supports the UK’s world leading services firms and keeps UK exporters free from red tape, costs and new trade barriers is param...

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by olle
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

We are not asking for better terms, we are asking fair terms as a independent nation. The EU is deamanding more of the UK than any other nation for a FTA For one thing, the UK is asking for preferential access to the single market and for its benefits without sticking to the obligations which only ...

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by olle
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

I do not know the detail of M Macron's position but I do think it is economic nonsense to put at risk the welfare of French industries such as wine and auto production by arguing about whether a non-EU country should forego its rights to control of fishing in waters under its control. Neither Johns...

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by olle
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 613
Views: 109400

Re: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X

The deferred cost of 787;

Can we expect changes of calculation of deffered cost per airframe or even writedowns?

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by olle
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

But the positiv is that uk hss its first FTA ready to sign if it wants already tomorrow!

Japan to uk. We are bigger then you and you look desperate...

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by olle
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Express writes that japan demands place of origin canot be uk if EU or other non uk content is too high. That means that market access with 0 quota tarrif will be limited. https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1316244/brexit-news-uk-eu-trade-deal-david-frost-michel-barnier-japan-trade-deal-no-deal...

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by olle
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Difficult to discuss on detail when you didn't even bothered to provide a link to what you are commenting. I have trouble finding recent interaction of Barnier with french Parliament. Brexit is not a topic in France, the only recent reference I found is within an interview of the newly appointed Mi...

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by olle
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Dealing with the government is the least of your problems when starting a business. There's the issue of your customers, workers, and the society you're living in etc. just going on with their daily life in a language other than English. That's the real barrier, you can always find someone who can ...

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by olle
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

No actually; I support the previous Government position of no deal is better than a bad deal. It seems Macron is a supporter of that adage as well :D to know what to walk away from I think UK should define and express what is a good deal and what is a bad deal. I feel I never really got that from a...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Apparently Barnier has now set a October 31 deadline to conclude a trade deal. With Macron standing firm on fisheries as the status quo as the reason or no deal. I’m starting to support Macron demand either CFP or no deal :rotfl: Yeah we know, you support a no-deal option. So you actually support n...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

The Swedish authorizes / Mr tegnel had the following comment today ; The telework is here to stay, regardless of the Swedish National Agency's recommendations. State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell thinks so. - There are some who say that we never really get back to where we were, without this being a...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Apparently Barnier has now set a October 31 deadline to conclude a trade deal. Funny how you make it sound it something new. IRC he mentioned this date right after the first negotiation round, indicating that given the nature of the deal UK was seeking the ratifying process on EU side would take 2 ...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

So far as I see, no FTA have been signed with Japan or New Zealand yet. Furthermore, there is no confirmation from either country and no indication what the terms will be. The one with Japan is upcoming [url]https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/jul/29/uk-close-to-securing-post-brexit-continuit...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

EU watchdog tells banks to get ready for full Brexit LONDON (Reuters) - Banks using Britain as a gateway to the European Union must fully execute their plans for serving the bloc’s customers before a Brexit transition period ends in December, the EU’s banking watchdog said on Wednesday. Britain lef...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet
Replies: 96
Views: 10557

Re: Airbus completes testing of self flying jet

I suppose that freight both new built ones and P2F will first come to mind.

How complicated would it be to make a P2F A320 or A330 single pilot operated?

I can assume that this would give a huge advantage financially. And we do not talk about 200+ pessenger either at least not for a few years.

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

I actually speaks Swedish, English, Spanish and have a very weak german. But since a few years back I spend a lot of time in Germany and works with German colleges. With the german industry so dominant in Europe and this will only get stronger more and more young people will go back and study germa...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

UK is about to sign FTA with "Friendly" New Zeeland https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1315716/Brexit-news-latest-uk-eu-brexit-talks-latest-update-Michel-Barnier-David-Frost The first round of talks concluded with the "friend and ally" in a subtle rebutal of how negotiations...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

The UK worried that this would happen and it is one of the reasons why they left. And now they are proven right. The UK had a veto like everbody else, so it could not happen if the UK didn't want it. So the equation has changed, so being "right" is bull. That is true. But if you have to c...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

I actually speaks Swedish, English, Spanish and have a very weak german. But since a few years back I spend a lot of time in Germany and works with German colleges. With the german industry so dominant in Europe and this will only get stronger more and more young people will go back and study german...

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by olle
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Bank of America analyse suggests: the UK heading for an 'emerging economy' status I guess it can be dismissed as more project "fear", couldn't it? Of course this is project fear! Project fear was to stand in the end of the line meaning no FTA USA, Japan, EU, Mercosur. But Australia Kenya ...

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by olle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

In barcelona going from lockdown and now some semilockdown without people following it doex not work. So barcelona might within 7-10 days go doen in full lockdown. But for how many times more? 3-4 times? Then people here will be without income and without posibklity to pay hheif bills or buying foo...

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by olle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

UK EU relationship will get easier in a few years time when USA has told uk "we are bigger then you and you serms desperate", japan hss told uk "we are bigger then you and you seems desperate". After that it is time to come back. There is no need to wait 15 years, this has alrea...

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by olle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

I think Sweden and New Zealand both made scientifically rational decisions based on the limited scientific evidence at the time and an evaluation of their countries resources at the time and both countries have consistently pursued strategies consistent with that evaluation. NZ was woefully medical...

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by olle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Ukraine and. Turkey have a comprehensive trade deal with the EU. Not sure what kind of deal Russia has, even if it has one. So your 3 examples probably have 3 levels of incorporation with the EU. See. how complicated things get and a very fast phase. Most, if not all, countries neighboring the EU h...

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by olle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

In support of waterbomber, biosecurity borders can be established within a country. Australia has established them on borders, but they can be anywhere where border controls can be established. Melbourne currently has a covid biosecurity border ringing it. These borders can either be surrounding ho...

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by olle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

This is another case where I think Sweden is being unrealistic. It you just have come home from a hot spot in Europe you need to be more cautious than if you came home from a place where the virus was under control. Being equally careful, for example, about forest fires in the rainy season as in th...

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by olle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

UK will be for EU like Ucraine, Russia, Turkey etc, and UK will by then have relationships with USA, Japan etc to compare with. Both sides will have learned to live with the consequences. Ukraine and. Turkey have a comprehensive trade deal with the EU. Not sure what kind of deal Russia has, even if...

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by olle
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

People returning from their holidays in areas with high infection rates do not need to take any special measures, according to Tegnell. Not even an advisory to limit contacts. Sounds like Trumpian denial to me. I think this is the central point of missunderstanding of the way sweden look at crisis ...

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by olle
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal
Replies: 390
Views: 14078

Re: Brexit Part IX: Final rush to No Deal

Cant we just all agree that UK, EU, USA, Russia, China, Japan etc all are sovereign and works and shall work in the interest of their people? I think the relationship between Brexit UK and EU are currently are too complicated. It is better for both UK and EU hat UK leaves on a no deal, or very basic...

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by olle
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 401
Views: 20786

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Europe is backsliding and heading toward another lockdown. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/27/europe-braces-for-second-wave-of-coronavirus?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1595860710 The article seems to place the blame on summer holidays. I ...

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