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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12910

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

So at this point both the Obama Administration and the Clinton Campaign need to be preparing a plan of action for what they will do if Mr. Trump refuses to concede or even commits insurrection and encourages his supporters to take up arms against the legitimately elected government. Nice joke (hope...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

People shouldnt be forced to pay for lifesaving medical treatment, peroid. People in every country always pay for medical treatment they receive. Period. Either in taxes, insurance or out of pocket. Medical treatment is never 'FREE'. The only difference is where the person pays the money and how ef...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 77149

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

It is easy to mock that which you don't understand! Mockery is simply another form of argumentum ad hominem, the weakest form of argument. Since you don't respond to any evidence brought to the table, mockery is a nice way to cover the time until you respond to everything. Until now you haven't and...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12910

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

What economic theory ? There are plenty of those. Even proponents of the same ones disagree on many aspects. Usually for a theory to be proven, it has to work. Forced income equality is a nice way of saying socialism. And we know that doesn't work due to economic theory and historical evidence. It ...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

I don't know much when it comes to the Affordable Heath Care Act, but if the Republican repeal it wouldn't the millions that now have health care because of Obama Care loose it? Did anyone else think Trump threw Pence under the bus last night when asked about Syria? He said him and Pence never talk...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

EA CO AS wrote:
blueflyer wrote:
Grocery stores are locally regulated. Try again!


The products aren't, and can be purchased and sold by any retailer in any state or municipality. Try again!


You see no problem what so ever with a totally privatized healthcare system?

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

I know too little of the inner workings of Affordable Care Act to answer if it is a failure or not Yet I'm sure you're aware that in the U.S. we do not have nor believe in a socialized healthcare system. Well that is a grossly oversimplification, but heck it is your country, so you can do with it w...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

Let me be more specific, hospitalized healthcare, healthcare which cost a lot and thus doesn't come out of the pocket of the people whom benefit from it. So 3 countries where that works. May I ask what this has to do with my point that Trump ably answered the question of how he planned to improve t...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Lufthansa and Qantas hold out on the 77W?
Replies: 49
Views: 10184

Re: Why did Lufthansa and Qantas hold out on the 77W?

Didn't fit their models at the time. Lufty however, is a launch customer for the 779. IINM, aren't they still the only airline not in Asia, to have purchased it? LH also had to "morph" a couple of 748 options into something useful. Historically Lufty has an abundance of destinations that ...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

Give me 3 markets were healthcare is really functioning like a marked. Laser vision correction Orthodontia Chiropractic Health insurance largely considers these either fully or partially elective in nature, so it's either only covered to some degree, or not covered at all. As a result, especially w...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

delete...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

healthcare isn't a marked it is a necessity. Food is a necessity as well, but there's no law preventing companies from selling food across state lines, competing on price, etc. But like food, there IS a market for it, and market economics come into play. Try again. Give me 3 markets were healthcare...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

I said it before, i am not too much into American politics. But, did ever a nominee ever threatened to jail the other nominee if he wins the election? It sounds more like a third world country much more that the USA. Trump doesn't care about the trias politica, which should be quite worrying, his c...

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by Dutchy
Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread
Replies: 114
Views: 3875

Re: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread

Saying "we'll have competition" isn't a policy proposal, it's a sound byte, friend. Actually, he was quite specific, talking about allowing companies to compete across state lines, something that doesn't happen today. If you're even an amateur student of economics - or hell, even just a c...

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12910

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

America isn't that democratic, unfortunately. Lots of barriers can be put up, to block idea's. Gerrymander is something strange to me, for a lot of people it doesn't matter what they vote, only 13 states matter anyway. Why vote, if you are a democrat in Taxes? Or a republican in New York?

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Condoleezza Rice For President?
Replies: 33
Views: 1699

Re: Condoleezza Rice For President?

probably much more acceptable to a lot of Americans then the Donald and certainly much more acceptable to the rest to the world then trump. Can that still happen this late in the game?

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

There is something really wrong with your moral compass if you truly mean this. Nah, but there's something really wrong with moral compasses of many western women. We live in shallow times based on my observations, money is the greatest aphrodisiac. A very dangerous statement to make. And to make a...

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

Worse? What I don't get is that Trump has just about insulted everyone and only now - because of a 15 y/o piece - everyone is getting upset? It has gotten worse because people can now vividly imagine how Trump treats women. Before, it was just slander: "Cruz, your wife looks like an old hag!&q...

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

Worse? What I don't get is that Trump has just about insulted everyone and only now - because of a 15 y/o piece - everyone is getting upset? It has gotten worse because people can now vividly imagine how Trump treats women. Before, it was just slander: "Cruz, your wife looks like an old hag!&q...

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

Can it get any worse? Will actual evidence of sexual assaults be uncovered? Anyway, it does not matter. In four years, when NAMBLA will be competing for office, we'll laugh about what happened in 2016... David Worse? What I don't get is that Trump has just about insulted everyone and only now - bec...

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

777jet. So is America under Hillary, which is a shame. America was once the greatest nation on Earth. Let us not be dramatic, nor unrealistic. Hillary will do fine as all Presidents have done. Hillary is not to blame for Trump, just the people who voted for this Buffoon should take the blame. Not e...

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

So what you are saying is that it is a good thing the Russian people voted in a master for them so they can be good little sheep ? If you want to see corruption, take a look at Russia, the way the USSR's industries were split among the Putin cronies who became instant billionaires should tell you s...

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to deliver their 10,000th aircraft!
Replies: 42
Views: 8975

Re: Airbus to deliver their 10,000th aircraft!

congratulations, quite an achievement.

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by Dutchy
Sun Oct 09, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 77149

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

seahawk wrote:
The AIM-54 never entered the US arsenal as a SAM, it was a long range AAM used by the F-14.


Those are facts, Spyhunter is operating in a fact free zone.

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

Trump is now a dead horse Trump has always been a dead horse in this presidential election. Those of us who believed that were right all along. The people who couldn't see what a sleaze he is, or who "thought America deserved him" were wrong all along. Is he? Don't the people whom wouldn'...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Country with largest foreign narrowbodies presence.
Replies: 18
Views: 2894

Re: Country with largest foreign narrowbodies presence.

I would not be surprised if it is either Germany or France. Both Ryanair and Easyjet are foreign carriers and most national carriers from Europe and surrounding nations fly narrowbodies into the cities. The FR and U2 presence is probably what tips it. Air Berlin, Wizzair and Norwegian add to the nu...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12910

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Wonder if there's a chance Trump blows off the debate Sunday night? I'm being serious here, not just flippant. It would be under 72 hours since the story broke, and by all accounts the Trump campaign and the entire GOP is absolutely in hysterics over this. And I don't believe they can game-plan thi...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

Even his running mate is offended. From CNN In a statement Saturday, Pence said he was "offended" by Trump's remarks. "As a husband and father, I was offended by the words and actions described by Donald Trump in the 11-year-old video released yesterday," Pence said. "I do ...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 77149

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Lol, how are the Royals? You seem to know everyone ;-)

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH-17 was not shot down by accident
Replies: 184
Views: 11013

Re: MH-17 was not shot down by accident

The OVV is scarcely independent! Like the AAIB and NTSB it is nominally independent, but in practice is subject to political pressure, in this case to come up with a solution which embarrassed Russia. I stand by my VT column, save for changing my opinion on the first strike from cannon to AAM, prob...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK postpones Boeing/Airbus deliveries
Replies: 10
Views: 3015

Re: TK postpones Boeing/Airbus deliveries

Ok thanks.

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SriLankan Airlines signs for 6 A320Neo's
Replies: 0
Views: 482

SriLankan Airlines signs for 6 A320Neo's

SriLankan Airlines signs a lease contract for 6 A320Neo's with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) and AerCap, said Suren Ratwatte in Economy Next Magazine. The A320neo's will be delivered in 2017/18. The Neo's will put to use on regional routes. Recently SriLankan Airlines put an end to acquiring the A350 ...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK postpones Boeing/Airbus deliveries
Replies: 10
Views: 3015

Re: TK postpones Boeing/Airbus deliveries

Apparently more delays in deliveries, 167 will be affected, Turkish Airlines delays the delivery 92 Airbus A321neo’s, 65 Boeing 737 MAX 8’s en 10 737 MAX 9’s. The 167 aircraft would have been delivered between 2018 en 2022. Turkish airlines will put 132 new aircraft in that period. Hardly surprising...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 77149

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

777Jet wrote:
Flighty wrote:
I have a question for Spyhunter. Concorde summer 2000, your thoughts?


Are you happy now? :D


:D

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Airbus cancel all 50 A320NEOs for QR?
Replies: 42
Views: 10308

Re: Should Airbus cancel all 50 A320NEOs for QR?

[list=][/list] Incorrect, they did not accept to give the above mentioned customers the sort of discounts requested. They would have liked their business but not with the conditions those airlines came with. As I understood it, Airbus didn't even want to negotiate with Ryanair because they made the...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12910

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

I feel bad for his advisers and campaign staff. They must be wondering what will happen next. It'd be a tough job for them to sort out this mess. I don't. Who and what he was was never a mystery. If they didn't see and appreciate that, then that's their fault and nobody else's. Such is the price of...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Airbus cancel all 50 A320NEOs for QR?
Replies: 42
Views: 10308

Re: Should Airbus cancel all 50 A320NEOs for QR?

How to lose a customer 101 right there. Just a step too far. Airbus has turned away Ryanair, Boeing has turned away JetBlue.... there are a few more instances of manufactures not wanting to do business with certain airlines. Incorrect, they did not accept to give the above mentioned customers the s...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump At His Most Disgusting
Replies: 363
Views: 9764

Re: Trump At His Most Disgusting

So is America under Hillary, which is a shame. America was once the greatest nation on Earth. The 20th century was the century of America, like the 19th century was from England and the 21th century will be from China (most probably, if not something radical happens over there). For its citizens, A...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways confirms 787-9 and 737 MAX order
Replies: 258
Views: 48920

Re: Qatar Airways order 100 Boeing aircraft (updated)

Good grief ... this whole thread has turned into a "my team lost" so I immediately need to turn up any scandal I can find to make myself feel better. 40 wides bodies is 40 wide bodies. To say Airbus is probably jumping for joy they don't have to deal with QR is a joke - if the tables were...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Airbus cancel all 50 A320NEOs for QR?
Replies: 42
Views: 10308

Re: Should Airbus cancel all 50 A320NEOs for QR?

That is probably one of the worst decisions an OEM could make. Remember that the customer always holds the cards when a competing product is available and Airbus would never risk future business relations over AAB playing hardball. Fortunately Boeing have yet to ruffles their feathers but if they d...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12910

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

I think Trump is finished now. I cannot see how he can realistically continue. The latest scandal would have any other politician, PM, Premier or President resigning. They would have no choice but to go. Even if he does fight on, the damage is too great. I feel bad for his advisers and campaign sta...

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by Dutchy
Sat Oct 08, 2016 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12910

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

I actually agree with you there, she is extremely intelligent and actually quite capabel, but also too much Wall Street and not very trustworthy. With her background and intelligents she should have blown mr. Trump out of the water, but alais. I should have said it different. But still maintain bot...

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by Dutchy
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH closed for 4 days!
Replies: 18
Views: 7317

Re: ATH closed for 4 days!

Greek ATC are the most overpaid and out of touch bunch out of the lot. They need to crush the union and bring in new ATC operators on no strike clauses. They have hijacked Greek Airports for years. Not as bad as France but that is not a thing to aim to. ! They have avoided much of the austerity tha...

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by Dutchy
Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?
Replies: 436
Views: 12910

Re: Updates on the US election: Who is more likely to win?

Endless entertainment the US election, on the other hand, it is really a shame that the US nation of 300m, can't put forward two candidates that are more intelligent and integer then these two. I have to disagree with you here with respect to Clinton's intelligence. Trump is a buffoon, but Clinton ...

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by Dutchy
Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH-17 was not shot down by accident
Replies: 184
Views: 11013

Re: MH-17 was not shot down by accident

I most certainly do disagree with the OVV and JIT's conclusions, indeed they are fatally flawed for the reasons I have set out, both here and in my published articles on VeteransToday and UKIPDaily. I do not disagree with much of the research work carried out - that's where the time was spent. Offi...

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by Dutchy
Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH-17 was not shot down by accident
Replies: 184
Views: 11013

Re: MH-17 was not shot down by accident

I disagree strongly with Salttee as to who fired the Buk, and whether it was a Russian or Chinese Buk, but I am only interested in finding out what happened to MH17. You don't disagree with Saltte, you disagree with the OVV and the JIT, official investigation with thousands of man hours, with hard ...

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by Dutchy
Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 77149

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

777Jet wrote:
I also assume by him saying that ""the jury is still out" regarding Germanwings, he does not have a detailed scenario for that one yet ;)


Let me guess, a Kilo class submarine navigated down the Rhone and shot it down........

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by Dutchy
Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the First Real ETOPS 240 Incident be a Game Changer?
Replies: 52
Views: 13396

Re: Could the First Real ETOPS 240 Incident be a Game Changer?

First incident I can think of is the A330, Air Transat Flight 236. Fuel starvation due to a wrong component. It was very near to crashing in the Atlantic. Luck would have it that it could land in the Azores. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Transat_Flight_236 But that incident would not have been p...

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by Dutchy
Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 77149

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

It is sometimes said the public isn't told half the truth. I doubt the public is told a third of the truth. Words cannot express my gratitude for being so fortunate to have people like Shrimpton and others from the National Enq... errr I mean Veterans Today, to enlighten me about the Truth. haha, n...

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by Dutchy
Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330MRTT News, Orders, Production And Testing
Replies: 243
Views: 93675

Re: A330MRTT Orders, Production And Testing

Which prospects are left for the A330Tanker?

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