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by ozglobal
Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traces of explosives found on wreckage of EgyptAir flight 804
Replies: 24
Views: 7726

Re: Traces of explosives found on wreckage of EgyptAir flight 804

CDG has approx 80 000 staff with airside access. Hundreds have had their access cancelled due to evidence of Islamic radicalization. A friend with a source at ADP, the group who administer the airports told him that the problem now is finding the staff who AREN'T likely to be being radicalised. May...

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by ozglobal
Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traces of explosives found on wreckage of EgyptAir flight 804
Replies: 24
Views: 7726

Re: Traces of explosives found on wreckage of EgyptAir flight 804

CDG has approx 80 000 staff with airside access. Hundreds have had their access cancelled due to evidence of Islamic radicalization. A friend with a source at ADP, the group who administer the airports told him that the problem now is finding the staff who AREN'T likely to be being radicalised. Mayb...

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by ozglobal
Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypit Air 804
Replies: 4
Views: 698

Re: Egypit Air 804

CDG has approx 80 000 staff with airside access. Hundreds have had their access cancelled due to evidence of Islamic radicalization. A friend with a source at ADP, the group who administer the airports told him that the problem now is finding the staff who AREN'T likely to be being radicalised. Mayb...

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by ozglobal
Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Government goes ahead on Second Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek
Replies: 56
Views: 6908

Re: Australian Government goes ahead on Second Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek

I think the HSR will happen (anyway) - eventually.. Extend SYD, where?? :gasp: Same way that LHR is expanding, into the local residential/commercial areas. Such a proposal would be even more politically toxic here than it has been there. And I agree. Something like 30% of movements at SYD involve M...

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by ozglobal
Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Government goes ahead on Second Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek
Replies: 56
Views: 6908

Re: Australian Government goes ahead on Second Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek

Such a lot of nonsense. Either build an HSR between SYD and CBR (- MEL) or extend SYD. This is the worst of worlds in the worst of all worlds. Situation normal...

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by ozglobal
Mon Dec 12, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas announces non-stop PER-LHR flights
Replies: 294
Views: 56382

Re: Qantas announces non-stop PER-LHR flights

Lovely bit of political rent seeking by QF to get the WA government to cough up $14 million of taxpayers' money. They are masters at this. Their recent strategy of backgrounding certain media organisations, getting lots of free airtime and whipping up public desire for 'how great will this be' - al...

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by ozglobal
Sun Dec 11, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas announces non-stop PER-LHR flights
Replies: 294
Views: 56382

Re: Qantas set to announce non-stop PER-LHR flights within days

People like to bag Perth... Nothing to do with Perth as a good or bad place: this is about geography and logistics and passenger experience vs economics. More than 80% of the Australian market for the Kangaroo route live in the East. Perth is a transcontinental flight away. There is ZERO improvemen...

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by ozglobal
Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas announces non-stop PER-LHR flights
Replies: 294
Views: 56382

Re: Qantas set to announce non-stop PER-LHR flights within days

I can make no sense of this at all, other than for marketing buzz. I do Eu - Oz twice a year at least for the last 15 years in a row. Non-stop is only beneficial if it is "non-stop". PER certainly doesn't have the market to sustain the traffic daily non-stop, so it will be topped up from S...

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by ozglobal
Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Put through US Border Secondary Security for being on a RTW ticket
Replies: 17
Views: 3264

Re: Put through US Border Secondary Security for being on a RTW ticket

Sounds about right for narrow minded government workers. Odd that I did an rtw from the USA made up of all separate tickets on totally different random airlines aka the super cheap way and no country cared on entry or transit. Not really. It's only the US that seems to freak over this. Staff just c...

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by ozglobal
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Put through US Border Secondary Security for being on a RTW ticket
Replies: 17
Views: 3264

Put through US Border Secondary Security for being on a RTW ticket

I can't recall ever posting this story, but I'd be interested to know if others have had the same (absurd) experience. I used to have a role (2006-2009) that required I do a 2 week tour of our company sites in Asia every 3 months. Being based in Paris, this could be achieved by a round trip plus a c...

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by ozglobal
Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Court ruling throws Brexit process into doubt
Replies: 61
Views: 2196

Court ruling throws Brexit process into doubt

For the record, my view (as a non-Brit) is that Brexit is terrible mistake, with no upside for any stakeholders. How it happened has been discussed to death elsewhere. The new element in the mix is that, after a High Court ruling, the UK Government will have to put to Parliament the manner in which ...

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by ozglobal
Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chaotic Evacuations may Lead to Recertification
Replies: 176
Views: 17037

Re: Chaotic Evacuations may Lead to Recertification

... I wear a light jacket and in the pockets are kept my passport, boarding pass and cell phone. If I were in a situation where I had to quickly evacuate an aircraft which went up in flames and I had to leave behind an iPod, iPad or camera inside of my backpack, well, so be it. It's only stuff and ...

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by ozglobal
Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 1894

Re: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix

[ Given that Australians are some of the worst behaved Western tourists, ... These type of Australian guys are a pain in places like Bali, but do Australians really make it to 'world champion' status in the badly behaved tourist stakes? On a par with 'red neck' Aussie guys ( a certain slice of the ...

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by ozglobal
Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 1894

Re: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix

They're not at the beach, they're on a race track. The beach is miles away from the track. If they had done it at the beach, they wouldn't have gotten arrested. Plenty of people wearing speedos on the beach or at the pool here in Malaysia, and none of them were ordered to cover up. And it's not tha...

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by ozglobal
Tue Oct 04, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 1894

Re: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix

777Jet wrote:
TheFlyingDisk wrote:
Here's a top tip for Westerners: if you expect other people to respect your culture when visiting your country, extend the same courtesy when you visit other nations too.


Oh the irony in somebody from a Muslim country saying that.


Exactly, and the whole point of the OP.

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by ozglobal
Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 1894

Re: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix

Thank you for making my point. I fully agree. Now then you will support fully, of course local laws in Europe that forbid the burqa, being entirely consistent :-). Nice try trying to equate this action to the "burqa" laws in France, but there is no similarity at all between the two. In th...

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by ozglobal
Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 1894

Re: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix

So after the massive outcry by Muslims and Western voices over several French mayors' attempts to regulate the wearing of full body covering by Muslim women on French beaches, now the shoe is on the other foot. It's very instructive to see the total lack of consistency in the response of both Musli...

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by ozglobal
Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 1894

Re: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix

Nor do we hear ANY outrage from Western social justice warriors in defense of the freedom to choose their beach wear. Firstly, the Australians were not choosing what to wear at the beach. They were at a race circuit. Some clothing is more appropriate than others depending on the location. I would n...

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by ozglobal
Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix
Replies: 50
Views: 1894

Australian men jailed in Malaysia for Speedos at Grand Prix

So after the massive outcry by Muslims and Western voices over several French mayors' attempts to regulate the wearing of full body covering by Muslim women on French beaches, now the shoe is on the other foot. It's very instructive to see the total lack of consistency in the response of both Muslim...

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by ozglobal
Fri Sep 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 757 Transatlantic Experiences.....
Replies: 42
Views: 8635

Re: 757 Transatlantic Experiences.....

I've done ORY-JFK and EWR a number of times on 757 on EC. This has been in 'BizBed' and the cabin there is quite spacious and along with the service gives the feel of a private jet. A modern Airbus or B787 would be quieter and have a more comfortable atmosphere (pressure and humidity), but otherwise...

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by ozglobal
Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF eyes SYD - CDG and MEL - FCO with B789
Replies: 52
Views: 8818

Re: QF eyes SYD - CDG and MEL - FCO with B789

I threw this in the Aust Av thread, but its worth bringing up here. Im wondering if these comments come at a time where there are possibly some behind the scenes discussions between EK and QF about the next 5 year agreement they enter into. QF stating it will look at flying to Europe from PER might...

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by ozglobal
Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement
Replies: 84
Views: 4409

Re: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement

Not sure where this bitterness comes from, but anyway, I can only assume that your approved 'low cost flexible infrastructure' means roads? Not bitterness, but perhaps fatigue at your obstinate insistence that choo-choo trains are an essential component of the infrastructure mix. . Don't think anyo...

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by ozglobal
Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement
Replies: 84
Views: 4409

Re: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement

So all the other countries in the world were HSR is a sustainable and resounding long term success are just drinking the cool-aid in your view and the associated GDP growth is a mirage and they just need to be more defeatist about the whole thing, like Americans? Plainly: yes. ....... Workforce pro...

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by ozglobal
Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement
Replies: 84
Views: 4409

Re: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement

This common come back of American HSR skeptics has always been for me one of the most puzzling: The argument seems to go, commuting to a major centralised transport hub in a US major city is about as much fun as cranial bore surgery, so this will majorly curtail ridership. Then for love of logic, w...

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by ozglobal
Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement
Replies: 84
Views: 4409

Re: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement

Not sure what your image of European cities is. Yes, they're more compact, but the metro areas of London and Paris at 14Million and 12Million population respectively are bigger than nearly all US cities and relatively few live in the city centre. Yet, Paris - London city centre - city centre HSR ha...

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by ozglobal
Mon Sep 12, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement
Replies: 84
Views: 4409

Re: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement

Tell me it can't be done... I refer you to my comment in Reply #32: It won't ever done, for many reasons other than "just" economic ones: Amazing how deeply dedicated America has become to NOT being able to do things when it comes to anything relating to infrastructure. This is a politica...

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by ozglobal
Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement
Replies: 84
Views: 4409

Re: Amtrak debuts Acela replacement

Focus on doing one important thing well: Washington to NY on purpose built and dedicated track. This would allow speeds of up to 350km/h (220mph) and link city centre to city centre in around 1hr. That would be a game changer and the actual experience of it (not just Europeans talking about it) woul...

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by ozglobal
Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Born gay or straight or became that way?
Replies: 108
Views: 3547

Re: Born gay or straight or became that way?

The problem with this topic is that pro and anti gay lobbies have both politicized the scientific questions: - The Pro gay lobby has taken the shortcut of reasoning that if being gay is not chosen then it can't be a moral condition; further having a same sex orientation and acting upon it physically...

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by ozglobal
Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches
Replies: 223
Views: 6671

Re: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches

An now, this just in, "Germany to impose partial ban on face veils, officials say..."

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/19/europe/germany-veil-ban/index.html


Looks like the phenomenon is not a French one.

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by ozglobal
Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches
Replies: 223
Views: 6671

Re: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches

3/ As for birthrates, it is better to fact-check before being emphatic: France has the highest birth rate in Europe, between 2 and 3 children per couple, as does Ireland, and is the only country with a organically growing population in Western Europe. http://blog.mapsofworld.com/wp-content/uploads/...

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by ozglobal
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches
Replies: 223
Views: 6671

Re: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches

BTW I was on the street on the 13th Nov 2015 when 600 people were shot and 130 of them died (including family members of my team at work). This is not an academic subject to me. Not sure what this has to do with the price of rice in a Shanghai market, but whatever. Here's the deal. If you want to s...

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by ozglobal
Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches
Replies: 223
Views: 6671

Re: Several French mayors ban the burkini from their towns' beaches

I'm Australian originally and have lived now nearly 14years in France. I don't think this latest spate of local council laws is smart of very useful, but most of you are missing the narrative that is going on behind the story. There is a large and growing muslim population in France and has been for...

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by ozglobal
Thu Aug 18, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympians allegedly robbed in Rio, police uncover a different story
Replies: 113
Views: 3972

Re: Brazil tries to intimidate robbed Olympians

You might want to re-think that title: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/19/sports/olympics/police-say-ryan-lochte-lied-about-gunpoint-assault.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

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by ozglobal
Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 33660

Re: EU referendum today

As shocked as I am that Brits would actually burn the house down in a fit of 'low information voter' protest, I've no heart left for the debate, so based on fear, fraud and duplicity. Let us, the rest of the EU, today take up these words from that great Englishman, Shakespeare : Sigh no more, ladies...

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by ozglobal
Mon Jun 13, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Public Wrong About Nearly Everything
Replies: 36
Views: 2750

RE: British Public Wrong About Nearly Everything

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>http://www.independent.co.uk/ne...

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by ozglobal
Fri Jun 03, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR 'Walks Away' From First A320neo
Replies: 125
Views: 39150

RE: QR 'Walks Away' From First A320neo

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i> So is this just a temper tantr...

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by ozglobal
Tue May 17, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Allowing First & Business Passengers To Disembark
Replies: 35
Views: 6703

RE: Allowing First & Business Passengers To Disemb

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonyban" class="quote" target="_blank">tonyban</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Quoting ozglobal (Reply 3): If this was a wi...

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by ozglobal
Tue May 17, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Allowing First & Business Passengers To Disembark
Replies: 35
Views: 6703

RE: Allowing First & Business Passengers To Disemb

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tonyban" class="quote" target="_blank">tonyban</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>On a recent flight from Manila to Tok...

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by ozglobal
Mon May 09, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?
Replies: 93
Views: 28494

RE: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OSL777FLYER" class="quote" target="_blank">OSL777FLYER</a> (<a href="#65" class="quote">Reply 65</a>):<br/><i> Quoting ozglobal (Reply 63): I di...

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by ozglobal
Mon May 09, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?
Replies: 93
Views: 28494

RE: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OSL777FLYER" class="quote" target="_blank">OSL777FLYER</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i> Quoting ozglobal (Reply 60): Let'...

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by ozglobal
Mon May 09, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?
Replies: 93
Views: 28494

RE: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>The "force" the compelled <acronym title="Ai...

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by ozglobal
Mon May 09, 2016 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?
Replies: 93
Views: 28494

RE: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OSL777FLYER" class="quote" target="_blank">OSL777FLYER</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i> Quoting ozglobal (Reply 36): <acr...

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by ozglobal
Sun May 08, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?
Replies: 93
Views: 28494

Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OSL777FLYER" class="quote" target="_blank">OSL777FLYER</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i> Quoting deltal1011man (Reply 5): ...

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by ozglobal
Sat May 07, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?
Replies: 93
Views: 28494

Should AF Have Purchased 748s Instead Of A388s?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/deltal1011man" class="quote" target="_blank">deltal1011man</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> Quoting blacksoviet (Thread sta...

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by ozglobal
Thu May 05, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 9215

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ozglobal" class="quote" target="_blank">ozglobal</a> (<a href="#116" class="quote">Reply 116</a>):<br/><i> Quoting Klaus (Reply 74): Sure, crazy...

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by ozglobal
Tue May 03, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 9215

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Klaus" class="quote" target="_blank">Klaus</a> (<a href="#74" class="quote">Reply 74</a>):<br/><i>Sure, crazy stuff like that isn't entirely exc...

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by ozglobal
Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK
Replies: 202
Views: 9215

RE: EU Citizens Fear Brexit More Than People In The UK

What I find most disappointing about the debate in the UK is that BOTH sides: Leave and Stay, ONLY argue in terms of opportunistic and selective self interest. That is, that no one in the UK seems to have the concept of any solidarity as part of a greater European society. This is what makes the UK ...

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by ozglobal
Fri Apr 08, 2016 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Big French Airlines Other Than AF?
Replies: 65
Views: 16243

RE: Why No Big French Airlines Other Than AF?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N1120A" class="quote" target="_blank">N1120A</a> (<a href="#18" class="quote">Reply 18</a>):<br/><i>Quoting bleudefrance (Thread starter): All t...

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by ozglobal
Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do 'smart Phones' Need Cases?
Replies: 25
Views: 2421

RE: Why Do 'smart Phones' Need Cases?

I put phone cases in the same category as keeping the plastic wrapper on that used to be shipped with new cars on the inside of the door upholstery: are we saving it for the next life? Is it going into the tomb with us like Tutankhamen's personal effects? Phones and cars are consumables. The typical...

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by ozglobal
Wed Apr 06, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Great Lgbt/Bullying Awareness Videos From FR & ES
Replies: 1
Views: 1146

Great Lgbt/Bullying Awareness Videos From FR & ES

I think these are both exceptionally strong and sensitively produced awareness pieces on LGBT identifying people and the bullying they confront. One from Spain does as a reality scenario on the street. People's solidarity is moving: <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAb_xYVNHOM" target="_blank...

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