Yes, the US constitution grants freedoms across the USA.. but the principle of "When in Rome, do as the Romans do" is centuries older and is still widely recognised as good practice across the world. Perhaps those on here might wish to consider that the residents of an area, be it in the ...Jump to post
How about some equal 'banning'...the guys in dresses and gowns that most Tennesseans chuck their kids of to church every Sunday, yeah those guys. Already in the works: https://nypost.com/2023/03/23/utah-parent-wants-bible-removed-from-schools-its-pornographic/amp/ “A Utah parent is calling for the ...Jump to post
And now we see the predictable response to Trump's repeated calls to violence. I would think he could be charged with incitement for this, since he directly referenced Bragg in his comments. Trump is a menace to society. https://www.cnbc.com/2023/03/24/death-threat-to-manhattan-da-bragg-after-trump...Jump to post
This is just a sad indictment of how crazy things are in Florida. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-65071989 A principal of a Florida school has been forced to resign after a parent complained that students were exposed to pornography. The complaint arose from a Renaissance art lesson wher...Jump to post
wjcandee wrote:CoThG wrote:UPS getting two more 747-8s.
So interesting given that it wasn't too long ago that the bean counter CO was patting herself on the back for canceling 747-8s, which Atlas then took.
This is just a sad indictment of how crazy things are in Florida. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-65071989 A principal of a Florida school has been forced to resign after a parent complained that students were exposed to pornography. The complaint arose from a Renaissance art lesson where...Jump to post
Is he trying to incite a riot?. Quite clearly. Alvin Bragg has already received a posted death threat which also contained (a harmless) white powder. Is there anyone here that would still vote for Trump after his latest posts? A quick visit to TheGatewayPundit will confirm Trump still has plenty of...Jump to post
Yeah, I do get that point. It really is the populist authoritarian depths of ignorance that get me on this one. I suppose banning drag isn't too bad - at least they're not banning books.... But it's the thin edge of the wedge, that's the danger. It's also massively hypocritical of those that claim ...Jump to post
Do the people in Donetsk and Luhansk want to live with government by Ukraine? Mostly no, I think. There can be an argument that the people of the Donetsk never had a choice. The breakaway seemed to have been orchestrated by some local leaders who lust for power had the backing of the Russian leader...Jump to post
From the Darth Putin account on Twitter: Months - 13 Victories - 0 Friends - 0 Casualties - 169,000+ Sanctions - Infinite Border with NATO - 1300km longer Economy - Toilet Rouble - Toilet Paper Arrest warrants - 2 Wanted - in 123 countries Oil & gas - Sharply down Tank tech - 1950s Baltic Sea -...Jump to post
Man who claims he's never incited a riot, protests his innocence of other crimes by inciting a riot? You couldn't make this up!Jump to post
Being cash positive is one thing, but Boeing continues to throw money down the toilet. https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/aircraft-propulsion/boeing-take-hit-kc-46-tanker-charge-quarter?utm_rid=CPEN1000002199999&utm_campaign=37276&utm_medium=email&elq2=aee8b6360e144ac5b7a35464ca8669...Jump to post
Being cash positive is one thing, but Boeing continues to throw money down the toilet. https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/aircraft-propulsion/boeing-take-hit-kc-46-tanker-charge-quarter?utm_rid=CPEN1000002199999&utm_campaign=37276&utm_medium=email&elq2=aee8b6360e144ac5b7a35464ca86697...Jump to post
Hearing from whom? Contacts within Airbus. This is nothing but hearsay and without a source (which guidelines call for), should be deleted by mods. Seriously? He said he'd "heard", which clearly covers the statement and wasn't a factual claim. The forum rules require a source for factual ...Jump to post
Aviation Week is reporting that Boeing will take another charge on the KC-46 this quarter. While the amount is not yet clear and is likely to be "less than $500 million", it will push the total charges for the program to close to $7 billion. https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/aircraft-...Jump to post
They’re telling you that an image of an engine that’s not connected to a plane is not acceptable. Yes, that's what they're talking about.. But isn't the engine connected to the wing? Also in the first few screenings, motive didn't be the problem. So the shot was rejected four times and you've been ...Jump to post
That's a bit of an overreaction, no? ANA 787 - nice but overblown light reflection and OE background spoils it somewhat. Might be worth an appeal, or try calming down the blown areas. Air Do 767 - tail looks completely blown. ANA A321 - nice but top half is very washed out. Might be worth an appeal,...Jump to post
Thanks. So "the last 747 ever" is actually the third-last. No. The 747-8F delivered two weeks ago was indeed the last 747 built. StudeDave 8-) I know military planes are refered to by a different type but surely if the last 767 freighter was being built people wouldn't claim that was the ...Jump to post
skyservice_330 wrote:If they are worried about sexualizing children, you would think they would also care about beauty pageants, where young, young, girls are dressed up with hair and make-up so they look like a cheap hooker standing on a street corner.
Funny how we all complain about Ryanair, Wizz, EasyJet or any other low cost airline. At the end of the day the vast majority of us is still going to choose the cheapest tariff we can get..... Still is nice to vent our frustrations though How can you argue when, for example, I can fly Ryanair for a...Jump to post
An aside it’s quite evident that the days of liberal and unhindered travel is coming to an end , ESTA , ETIAS, the UKs own proposed permission to travel regulations all impact of freedom of movement to a greater or lesser extent . Personally, I can't see the small financial and time cost of filling...Jump to post
This is total BS. The US can impose whatever rules they want on its own entities, but cannot be bullying other countries and crying foul over it because they are at a disadvantage. The US is in that war, the other countries are not. The US will lose this race to ban airlines from overflying Russia ...Jump to post
If they want to expand significantly they should move the entire location to a more distant place well connected by fast rail. Selling land in west London will yield enough. Post Brexit I would move it more towards the industrial and population centres up north. Fast rail? Like the the much-delayed...Jump to post
Twenty years ago operation "Iraqi Freedom" began. Countless lives were lost. No WMDs were found. No 'domino effect' of democracy spreading through the region occurred. An estimated $2.4 trillion was spent. Incalculable human cost in terms of PTSD inflicted on countless soldiers and civili...Jump to post
prebennorholm wrote:Why would a sensible person want to fly over Russia?
Heavierthanair wrote:Why don't Airlines for America join the European airlines that face the very same problem. A common approach to the issue may be regarded as somewhat less imperialistic
MCAS was in the maintenance manuals Do you think pilots read the maintenance manuals? Boeing deliberately withheld information about MCAS from the one group that most critically needed to know about it. All in a desperate attempt to be able to claim that pilots needed no training to transition from...Jump to post
I’m surprised it’s taken this long to reach this point.
I’ve never understood why crew have the ability to erase the CVR.
I like Bill Maher's take: https://youtu.be/Ov0a5dETrgE?t=441 Another one: https://www.thewrap.com/bill-maher-woke-culture-language-a-joke/ My general problem with contemporary progressives is that everything is shoved down your throat. You have to speak, behave, and think exactly per their expectat...Jump to post
IMHO, it looks better than the current livery.
On a side note, I can’t believe folk are still whining about AA’s livery.
Ah! Didn't know he had two . That explains the Graceland plane. Thanks! Here are pictures of the two "Elvis" Jetstars: N440RM (MSN#5016) and N777EP (MSN#5004) aka "Hound Dog II’. 2417102,4031467 2417512,4107935 Gosh business jet interiors from the 60’s were hideous. Not just the bizj...Jump to post
Like I said in another post, besides China and India, who don't like each other, how important are any of those other countries? It's like saying the US, UK, France, Germany and Netherlands are equal to Togo, Sudan, Bolivia, Laos and Armenia, because each side has 5 countries. The Economist tried t...Jump to post
Watched a DemocracyNow clip on this. Whoever was the analyst pretty much blamed the US for waging a proxy war against Russia. In fairness, he also called out Putin for starting it and for war crimes. He failed to provide a coherent reason why the US shouldn't be helping Ukraine. What most of these ...Jump to post
Footage of the drone collision has now been released. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us-canada-64974825 Maybe trying to do a turn and burn? Spray fuel all over the drone and set fire with the afterburner? I'm not even sure if a Su27 is capable of that. Don’t know, but very hard for Russia to d...Jump to post
Ryanair 737MAX8-200 EI-IGK LN8564, out of paint at RNT (12 Mar) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52741651266_7020a84437_5k.jpg 737-8200 Ryanair 4CADBD 8564 EI-IGK by ca350 , on Flickr Okay, just noticed this, do all of the Ryan Air Max8-200 have passenger airstairs installed, or is that an acces...Jump to post
Go talk with some people from outside the “Western democratic bubble” who are also outside Russia. Although I do not share their view, it’s telling a lot of them aren’t on our page. Unfortunately, yes. Much of the world would rather let Ukraine disappear than risk an economic downturn as a result o...Jump to post
Unfortunately, yes. Much of the world would rather let Ukraine disappear than risk an economic downturn as a result of this war. There were quite a few countries who abstained from voting on a recent UN resolution. Even on a non-political level, Russian propaganda has a significant audience outside...Jump to post
Footage of the drone collision has now been released.
Video of the incident has now been released.
They won't start WW3, but there will be a response. Correct. It will be calculated to make the Russians look out of their league, while not being war-starting. The Russians will frame it as “an unprovoked attack on Russia”, no matter the facts. It’s all about making a narrative. The Russians frame ...Jump to post
What “larger implications”? The Biden administration’s don’t want a direct conflict with Russia and some of the GOP want to give Ukraine to the Russians….. As if you deliberately down an unmanned vehicle what the reactions are etc. Granted Iran downed one and nothing happened. But for instance the ...Jump to post
Not good. Not that I am surprised given the drones gather vital intelligence for the Ukrainian war but this is not a good development. 2 days ago B52s flew right to the russian border close to Finland. probably as payback for what happened a month ago near Alaska https://www.reuters.com/world/russi...Jump to post
Could we do what France did? Seems to have worked. https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/4/17/17246484/opioid-epidemic-buprenorphine-france "In 1995, France made it so any doctor could prescribe buprenorphine without any special licensing or training. Buprenorphine, a first-line treatme...Jump to post
I agree, it is that way now because they know they can either get away with stuff, get lenient sentences or reduced sentences/parole, or make plea deals etc... But if you impose harsh penalties pretty soon that nihilism will disappear as their peers and fellow gang members get made into examples. T...Jump to post
We can still learn a thing or two from some of the countries we love to hate in this world... The answer is simple. Impose super long sentences or even the death penalty to anyone smuggling or selling hard drugs. You'll see a lot less people who will risk selling. That doesn't stop the smuggling. I...Jump to post
Then disselecting it would have been appropriate, if the FD is not showing sensible things. And anyway, I can’t think of a mode that would have put the FD in a 3000ft/min dive in such a phase of flight. No, it is simple, some serious of lack of skill. You’re arguing with me when the point I made ve...Jump to post
twaconnie wrote:Can anyone explane why the 757 has daul tamden landing gear and the A321 doesn't?
FGITD wrote:Well looks like the era of Trump Force One has finally come to an end. A modernized take on the traditional scheme has been selected
https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display ... force-one/
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.Jump to post
Oh gee whiz, who else is completely not shocked at all????? https://www.newschannel5.com/news/newschannel-5-investigates/revealed/im-really-really-sorry-tennessee-lt-gov-randy-mcnally-apologizes-after-uproar-over-social-media-posts One - it's a typical politician's "apology" that runs &qu...Jump to post