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by Archie Bunker
Thu Mar 01, 2001 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 A380s To Unidentified Customer
Replies: 24
Views: 2266

RE: 4 A380s To Unidentified Customer

Maybe Airbus is ordering their own planes to prop up sales. They'll probably order more in the following months to reach their future sales goal. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Feb 26, 2001 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Twin Or Quad?
Replies: 28
Views: 1212

RE: Twin Or Quad?

<img src=http://www.boeing.com/commercial/forum/issues/0201/images/a05-chart.gif> source: Boeing Forum Newsletter <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin"> <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Full article... <a href="http://www.boeing.com/commercial...

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Feb 24, 2001 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Selling A380 With 40% Discount: Biz. Week
Replies: 42
Views: 6345

RE: Airbus Selling A380 With 40% Discount: Biz. Week

...or one can look at it this way; with a strong U.S. military (including presence in Europe) the U.S. government is indirectly subsidizing Airbus. European governments, with less money allocated for its defense budgets, can now easily afford to subsidize its industries and corporations...Talk about...

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Feb 24, 2001 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Selling A380 With 40% Discount: Biz. Week
Replies: 42
Views: 6345

RE: Airbus Selling A380 With 40% Discount: Biz. Week

Defense/Military Sales 1999 ($m)

Boeing 12,220
Total: 12,220

BAe 9,445
EADS 3,732
Total: 13,177

source: Flight International

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Feb 24, 2001 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official - BA Will Not Buy A380
Replies: 38
Views: 3956

RE: Official - BA Will Not Buy A380

How did Continental (CO) become profitable?

By chasing after the "suits" rather than the "sandals and backpackers" (or Europeans, only jokin'  Big grin)....meaning, high yield passengers.

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Feb 23, 2001 3:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DC-10 Stall Test Question
Replies: 30
Views: 4067

RE: DC-10 Stall Test Question

No wonder why I have to wait almost an hour to claim my baggage at ORD. The rampers are in the cockpit instead of the cargohold. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Feb 23, 2001 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japanese Airlines - No Intention To Buy A380
Replies: 17
Views: 4685

RE: Japanese Airlines - No Intention To Buy A380

The Concorde had the technology...look at the number of airlines that rushed to buy it after BA and AF. They couldn't compete without it.  Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Feb 23, 2001 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Selling A380 With 40% Discount: Biz. Week
Replies: 42
Views: 6345

RE: Airbus Selling A380 With 40% Discount: Biz. Week

Airbus sells their planes cheap...

It's called "dumping".


...gain a larger % of the market

Dot.com strategy.

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by Archie Bunker
Thu Feb 22, 2001 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surprise:JAL To Order 15 A340/330
Replies: 39
Views: 3758

RE: Surprise:JAL To Order 15 A340/330

Perhaps the Hitler diaries will be included in the deal...oops! wrong publication, right country though.  Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Feb 20, 2001 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dasburg Quits Nwa! Goes To Burger King
Replies: 19
Views: 2155

RE: Dasburg Quits Nwa! Goes To Burger King

From C.E.O of Northwest to "would you like fries with that sir?"

Talk about a demotion. Big grin

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by Archie Bunker
Wed Feb 14, 2001 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One Of Our Forum Members In TWA Bid?
Replies: 25
Views: 3105

RE: Puhleeeeze This Is BS

this crap is BS.........Any business exec or anyone involved seriously in the airline industry, does not have time to sit around on airliners.net all day and post topics about their "wanna-be" airlines.

That would be Ceilidh...Neil Robertson, C.E.O. The Wings Group plc

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Feb 13, 2001 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Mt.Fuji Erupts, What Will Happen To NRT/KIX?
Replies: 29
Views: 10177

RE: If Mt.Fuji Erupts, What Will Happen To NRT/KIX?

DeltaSFO said>> What would happen if a huge sinkhole developed in Toulouse?<<

Jean Pierson is fat enough to plug the hole by himself.

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by Archie Bunker
Wed Feb 07, 2001 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Words Of A True Statesman #2
Replies: 19
Views: 1350

RE: The Words Of A True Statesman #2

You 'em Jomama!

 Laugh out loud

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Feb 03, 2001 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA Buyout Press Release
Replies: 39
Views: 3388

RE: TWA Buyout Press Release

I hope Neil Robertson, aka Ceilidh, isn't the CEO Aerobanc.

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Feb 02, 2001 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cities With Canals
Replies: 22
Views: 2178

RE: Cities With Canals

The Venetian Resort and Casino in Las Vegas...has a canal above the casino on the second floor, mall level.

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Jan 09, 2001 7:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A380, What Shall We Nickname Her?
Replies: 51
Views: 2719

RE: The A380, What Shall We Nickname Her?

Pierson's Phat Prick...er, Pickle. 

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Jan 09, 2001 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A380, What Shall We Nickname Her?
Replies: 51
Views: 2719

RE: The A380, What Shall We Nickname Her?

Foregard's Folly

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by Archie Bunker
Thu Dec 21, 2000 6:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Job?!
Replies: 53
Views: 2183

RE: What's Your Job?!

I'm a bigot.

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Dec 15, 2000 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TWFirst, Vol. II
Replies: 306
Views: 5607

RE: TWFirst

Hey TW,

I have my conservative side, too...

regards,

Arch & Edith
 

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by Archie Bunker
Wed Dec 06, 2000 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-EU Confrontation Over A3XX
Replies: 42
Views: 2630

RE: US-EU Confrontation Over A3XX

>>......and I think even you have to admit B757300, that the percentage of 'f**k Airbus' fans is much greater than the percentage of 'f**k Boeing' fans, from the comments we've all read in the various posts.....<< Don't know about that...may I suggest a recount? <img src="/discussions/graphics/...

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Dec 01, 2000 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Government Subsidies- Fair Or Unfair?
Replies: 30
Views: 3083

RE: Airbus Government Subsidies- Fair Or Unfair?

>>Can we in Europe please spend our money the way we want to? Just mind your own business over there in the States. Just like, why do Boeing and McDonnell Douglas or AOL and Time-Warner need EU approval for merger? hmmm... (not referring to you Hmmm....my apologies)  <img src="/discussions/grap...

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Oct 29, 2000 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Pictures!
Replies: 106
Views: 3314

RE: Self Pictures!

You look like a box with an "X" in the middle.

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Oct 24, 2000 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Caledonian Wings.....
Replies: 38
Views: 2201

RE: Will Caledonian Wings.....

a la Frontier suggestions:

Young Sean Connery (early Bond films)
Old Sean Connery (Presidio, Hunt for Red October, etc.)
 

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Oct 24, 2000 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drinking And Driving
Replies: 11
Views: 1252

RE: Gundu

No caining?  

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Oct 24, 2000 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Comments On 3XX Profitability
Replies: 54
Views: 3322

RE: More Figures...

Commercial Aircraft
1999 Aerospace Sales

Boeing 38,105
Airbus 16,713

source: Flight Int'l

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Oct 24, 2000 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best Airport Codes
Replies: 26
Views: 5425

RE: Best Airport Codes

Favorite city-pair:

FUK-UUU

Fukouka, JP - Newport State Airport, Rhode Island, USA

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Oct 24, 2000 10:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Comments On 3XX Profitability
Replies: 54
Views: 3322

RE: Military Sales Figures

Defense/Military Sales 1999 ($m)

Boeing 12,220
Total: 12,220

BAe 9,445
EADS 3,732
Total: 13,177

source: Flight International

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Oct 23, 2000 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Saw My First C-17 Today
Replies: 37
Views: 2970

RE: I Saw My First C-17 Today

How ironic, I'm pretty sure MD opposed the 744F program.

How often does the USAF uses CRAF airplanes for emergency deployment? Isn't it mostly 747's?

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Oct 23, 2000 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Saw My First C-17 Today
Replies: 37
Views: 2970

RE: I Saw My First C-17 Today

The initial plan is to re-engine only the second batch order (C-5B's).

Hey MAC, USAF should order 747X freighters. How's that for subsidies!  

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Oct 22, 2000 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Saw My First C-17 Today
Replies: 37
Views: 2970

RE: MAC

It's late, I'll let you off... 


Goodnight...

Arch

switch off the light, dingbat!

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Oct 22, 2000 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Saw My First C-17 Today
Replies: 37
Views: 2970

RE: I Saw My First C-17 Today

...with MATS acronym on the tail. 

Isn't there a replacement already? It's called the C-130J

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Oct 22, 2000 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: I Saw My First C-17 Today
Replies: 37
Views: 2970

RE: I Saw My First C-17 Today

Don't forget AC-130H Spectre gunships.

MAC,
I;m sure you'd like see to the A400M in AMC (not American Motors Corp.) colors.  

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Oct 20, 2000 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ireland Help!
Replies: 14
Views: 949

RE: Ireland Help!

Irish Food and Drink - cornbeef and cabbage; any liquor
Irish Holidays - St. Patty's Day
Irish Events - drinking
Any stories or other info you have about the time immigrants form Ireland were arriving in the United States - potato famine

 

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Oct 17, 2000 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US A320 Write Off On Sept 25th?
Replies: 12
Views: 876

RE: MAC

...sorta like the Air France A340-200 (F-GNIA) at Paris-Charles de Gaulle in 1994.  

regards,

Archie

another beer dingbat! 

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Oct 17, 2000 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Headlines You'd Like To See:
Replies: 40
Views: 2785

RE: IndianGuy

INDIA, NEW ISLAMIC PROVINCE OF PAKISTAN.

 

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Oct 08, 2000 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A3XX Success Or Bust?
Replies: 84
Views: 3480

RE: MAC

MAC, From what I can recall, it was commissioned by the Commerce Department in 1987 investigating Airbus's profitability. For diplomatic reason it was suppressed initially, but was released in 1990. I don't want to get into a subsidies debate, it's getting tiresome. I just thought that you might hav...

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Oct 08, 2000 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A3XX Success Or Bust?
Replies: 84
Views: 3480

RE: MAC

MAC, Have you heard of the <i>Gellman Report.</i> The title is <b>Economic and Financial Review of Airbus Industrie</b></i> by Gellman Research Associates, Inc.</i> If so, is it available for free somewhere in the internet, I've search for it without luck. I'm a cheapo, don't feel like paying $36.50...

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Sep 26, 2000 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Can You Do With $10?
Replies: 13
Views: 2840

RE: What Can You Do With $10?

half a hand-job?

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Sep 23, 2000 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Set Take Off Thrust."
Replies: 45
Views: 2696

RE: Boeing747-400

by then it'll be a 747X or 747X stretch.  

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Sep 22, 2000 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Kind Of Watch Do You Wear?
Replies: 43
Views: 2327

RE: What Kind Of Watch Do You Wear?

TIMEX, it takes a licking and keeps on ticking.

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by Archie Bunker
Tue Sep 19, 2000 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Salairies
Replies: 18
Views: 1234

RE: Oops

Computer illiterate? I hope you don't fly Airbus planes.  

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by Archie Bunker
Mon Sep 18, 2000 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Sale Of 747-200's & Future Of A3XX-747X?
Replies: 43
Views: 1411

RE: MAC_Veteran

Most countries provide some sort of indirect subsidies to its corporations, but Airbus' system partners have the advantage of double dipping by also receiving direct subsidies, in forms of loans below commercial lending rates, from their respective governments.

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by Archie Bunker
Sun Sep 17, 2000 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL Sale Of 747-200's & Future Of A3XX-747X?
Replies: 43
Views: 1411

RE: Mac

What's the name of the British equivalent to the EXIM Bank? I have forgotten the name...

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by Archie Bunker
Fri Sep 01, 2000 3:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flying Old Glory (the U.S. Flag) At Night
Replies: 31
Views: 3502

RE: Flying Old Glory (the U.S. Flag) At Night

That's the flag of Miami!

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Aug 19, 2000 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: That Russian Submarine
Replies: 14
Views: 1404

RE: That Russian Submarine

what is long and hard and full of seamen?

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Aug 19, 2000 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Am Canadian!
Replies: 45
Views: 1391

RE: RE:SAMURAI777

what is a hoser?

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Aug 19, 2000 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GM Watch Out!Icahn Is On The Prowl
Replies: 2
Views: 1880

RE: GM Watch Out!Icahn Is On The Prowl

he should take over airbus instead

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by Archie Bunker
Sat Jul 15, 2000 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite TV Comedies
Replies: 16
Views: 1510

RE: Favorite TV Comedies

All in the Family

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by Archie Bunker
Thu Jul 13, 2000 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think Of Americans?
Replies: 56
Views: 3379

RE: What Do You Think Of Americans?

Jerry! Jerry! Jerry!

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by Archie Bunker
Thu Jul 13, 2000 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Your Favorite Beer?
Replies: 32
Views: 1911

RE: What's Your Favorite Beer?

Schlitz

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