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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Several European airlines struggling at MIA
Replies: 68
Views: 14305

Re: Several European airlines struggling at MIA

2. On a related note, I have observed that much of what is labeled "political" and is thus removed by mods generally falls into two categories: things that are overtly offensive, or things that generate prolonged conflict. There is again a trend to remove rather factual observations that ...

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 129
Views: 3363

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Your point being ... ? F*ck it all? That’s the spirit! My point is in the post: About the last people on earth to complain someone meddled in their elections, would be the US and Russia. I'm far from condoning meddling in someone else's election, merely pointing out the hypocrisy in play here. So i...

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 759
Views: 30469

Re: From Russia with truth

Notes in the margins: Someone, explain already to these idiots to English-speaking journalists that the abbreviated form of a name Vladimir is Vova, not Vlad. Vlad is the short form of the name Vladislav. And when Putin someone tries familiarly to call Vlad - it looks not only that it is ignorant (...

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aseman Airlines plane crash in Iran
Replies: 55
Views: 14792

Re: Aseman Airlines plane crash in Iran

The benefits of lifting western sanctions on iranian aircraft purchases far outweighs concerns about military transport. It saves civilian lives.

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue is having an internal crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 16315

Re: Jetblue is having an internal crisis

I've noticed for awhile jetblue flight attendants discussing declining conditions on the commuter bus... they say they're trying to squeeze every last penny out of them.

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Israel advocacy align you with support for Trump????
Replies: 86
Views: 2917

Re: Does Israel advocacy align you with support for Trump????

Trump himself gives no shits about israel. His positions have everything to do with the fact that Sheldon Adelson is one of his biggest donors. Democrats have far more Jewish representatives than republicans and are far less reliant on ummm... Anti Semitic voter groups. But there's a handful of majo...

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If a Texas sized asteroid was headed for Earth...
Replies: 57
Views: 2306

Re: If a Texas sized asteroid was headed for Earth...

How about reprogramming the world's icbms to not reenter the atmosphere and instead impact the asteroid in a way that would alter its trajectory?

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by Jouhou
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Several European airlines struggling at MIA
Replies: 68
Views: 14305

Re: Several European airlines struggling at MIA

Hey I thought we were trying to keep politics out of this thread? However the point is proven if politics in the US has devolved into demonizing the other side as seen here. No one wants to vacation in a country with political strife that is nearly boiling into violence.

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by Jouhou
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Several European airlines struggling at MIA
Replies: 68
Views: 14305

Re: Several European airlines struggling at MIA

Thing about florida is that culturally anything outside of the major cities is going to be a huge turnoff to most europeans. Miami itself may draw in Europeans but I have a hard time picturing them planning trips too far outside of the city. Also I don't think it's as much of a business destination ...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 129
Views: 3363

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Also, just to plant the idea... You know what would completely muck up Russia's strategy? If the US and Europe were able to make peace with Iran. They've been desperately trying to foil the success of the nuke deal. That appears to be something that scares them. Oh sure we can all embrace the Koran...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines
Replies: 230
Views: 53187

Re: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines

Yes I agree with your story and I also have been involved in a project where they spent millions of pounds. In the first few months I explained why it would never work, based on my years of manufacturing and shop floor knowledge. They dropped me off the project. 4 years later they abandoned it. The...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Can a pax land an aircraft?
Replies: 27
Views: 2000

Re: Can a pax land an aircraft?

For an average passenger with zero knowledge it would be impossible, but on such a large aircraft mostly there's someone on board with at least a bit knowledge. Maybe not a certified pilot, but some experience in Flight Simulator or anything like that. Together with guidance from the ground that pe...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines
Replies: 230
Views: 53187

Re: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines

What’s being said is a surprise to me. They state they understand the true root cause, a couple of weeks after the issue presented itself. That’s really quick for root cause to be found. That suggests it’s a mistake that should have been spotted in the design and manufacturing phase. I not sure I b...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines
Replies: 230
Views: 53187

Re: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines

What’s being said is a surprise to me. They state they understand the true root cause, a couple of weeks after the issue presented itself. That’s really quick for root cause to be found. That suggests it’s a mistake that should have been spotted in the design and manufacturing phase. I not sure I b...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 129
Views: 3363

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Also, just to plant the idea... You know what would completely muck up Russia's strategy? If the US and Europe were able to make peace with Iran. They've been desperately trying to foil the success of the nuke deal. That appears to be something that scares them.

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 129
Views: 3363

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Since the accusations are strong enough to proceed, we need to ask ourselves the question why did the Russians want Trump to be president? Given the Russian mentality/dogma of thinking in win-lose, the Russians made the assumption that Trump was the person to make America weaker on the world stage ...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 129
Views: 3363

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Jbut the clarity of evidence will make it hard for Trump to deny Since when is Trump stopped by something as superficial as evidence and facts? By the way, since you appear to be Dutch (I don't know what would make me think that), I just want to thank a Dutch person for the incredible efforts by th...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political discussions in the workplace
Replies: 31
Views: 1277

Re: Political discussions in the workplace

No!! Don't discuss the weather.. My co-worker thinks that the weather is generated by weather machines which are controlled by 'them'. Political conversations with him are 'interesting'. He believes the following The earth is flat and that all politicians are actually actors who are there to make u...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month
Replies: 142
Views: 17848

Re: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month

Hahaha whaaaat? What year do they expect to reach *that* goal exactly?

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays
Replies: 45
Views: 8170

Re: Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays

For the record, I wish Iran's commercial air industry the best, regardless of global politics. Also sukhoi has a uphill battle convincing the iranian public their aircraft is safe and reliable. I've been wanting to see more embraer and bombardier making iran deals. They have the ideal products for t...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TK Fleet Oddities
Replies: 9
Views: 2849

Re: TK Fleet Oddities

TK seem to have some distinctly odd items in its fleet, can anyone shed light as to how and why? - Not only a huge shorthaul fleet more-or-less equally divided between Airbus and Boeing types...but also powered by different engines...CFM on the Boeings and IAE on the Airbuses. Why the distinct IAE ...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

This ‘behavioural issues’ is just a modern fall back for poor and weak parenting, a society that looks for problems that aren’t there and people who seek as many oppression points as possible just like the allergy brigade. And your academic credentials are? You have worked with children with develo...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

FYI beating your kids without leaving permanent injury is still legal in the usa. Also since you apparently didn't get it when myself and others said it before so I will say it again. AUTISM. THIS LOOKS LIKE AUTISM. Is it really? in all of the US? BTW he was on a German plane (Lufthansa) flying out...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 246916

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Several questions. Does SK realistically have a good chance of really growing that market to make it profitable for them, because I imagine with such low LFs it can't be profitable? I've wondered if that market is large enough since it's launch on mainline. My neighbor flew on BOS-CPH and said the ...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The USA and remote enplaning/deplaning.
Replies: 24
Views: 3418

Re: The USA and remote enplaning/deplaning.

In an age where the majority of US airports are full at many times of the day... That is not a factually correct statement. A few U.S. airports are heavily utilized much of the day: LAX, LGA, DCA among them. Some airports see a couple waves of use - they might have high gate utilization for a total...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

Sedate or isolate the problem and don't fly. Simples. You do not have the right to fly. If you can't fly without causing a disturbance then tough luck. In a world where you can get thrown off for swearing or wearing a shirt with a swear word on yet it's ok to terrorise an entire economy cabin for a...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

How did the cabin crew of a certified 5STAR-carrier react? How can they allow that one individual terrify 300+ other travellers over 8 agonizing hours ? Kids having autistic meltdowns have caused diversions to boot the passengers in the past. It results in lawsuits. The judgement call has to be mad...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

Not really much in the OP video I could draw any conclusion. https://youtu.be/_gEps3r7FfQ It seems pretty clear to me. I'm not saying it isn't awful. I'm saying the immediate conclusion made by people here should not be "people should beat their kids more", which looks even more horrible ...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

AUTISM. THIS LOOKS LIKE AUTISM. But even autists aren't fools. They may behave different, but they usually got a normal intelligence. Only thing about autism is that they don't see what they're doing wrong until somebody tells them. The only thing it takes is for someone to tell them what they're d...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

This is all lovely. But what do we say to old Mrs Wuencher in 44D on her way to see her great grand kids to celebrate her 87th birthday whose just had her head cracked open when the unrestrained and out of control child hit her when he flew accross the cabin with the aircraft hit some turbulence? S...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

Sedate or isolate the problem and don't fly. Simples. You do not have the right to fly. If you can't fly without causing a disturbance then tough luck. In a world where you can get thrown off for swearing or wearing a shirt with a swear word on yet it's ok to terrorise an entire economy cabin for a...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

I'm sorry but the safety and wellbeing of the entire cabin trumps that of the child's needs, real or otherwise. The people onboard had their experience ruined and their safety put at risk. Nobody had a fit to fly. If you have a condition that precludes you from acting in a way that will not endange...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

Sedate or isolate the problem and don't fly. Simples. You do not have the right to fly. If you can't fly without causing a disturbance then tough luck. In a world where you can get thrown off for swearing or wearing a shirt with a swear word on yet it's ok to terrorise an entire economy cabin for a...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 15472

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

This ‘behavioural issues’ is just a modern fall back for poor and weak parenting, a society that looks for problems that aren’t there and people who seek as many oppression points as possible just like the allergy brigade. This is nothing a good slap or two wouldn’t solve but that’s not the modern ...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 359
Views: 44220

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

I'm really not amused by Boeing's actions lately. I like the Boeing that made a beautiful clean sheet aircraft and made the sacrifices necessary to smooth out it's kinks. This boeing, the one where they tried dealing a death blow to a struggling competitor that genuinely has a better single aisle pr...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 1175 - Engine Cowling Fails
Replies: 110
Views: 29807

Re: United 1175 - Engine Cowling Fails

They could go hunting, after all they do know exactly where the A/C was when the failure occurred. They can’t find an entire 777. There’s no way they would spot an engine cowl. That thing is gone. I doubt it would tell them any thing about the incident anyway. Not to mention a piece of a cowling is...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing prepares 10,000th 737 aircraft
Replies: 92
Views: 14972

Re: Boeing prepares 10,000th 737 aircraft

It becomes an “airplane” when its certificate of airworthiness is issued, not before. Before it is a pile of parts. GF Oh....now you have just made the discussion even more complicated. Not being political or trying to support a particular view, but are you saying the fuselage only becomes an aerop...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines
Replies: 230
Views: 53187

Re: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines

Oh my word. Am I glad I don’t work for Pratt on that project. The stress levels must be massive, as a fellow aerospace engineer, I really feel for those guys. Doing another rushed redesign and manufacturing route is the most stressed job I have ever had. Even under that pressure it can take months....

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 52179

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

I'm still curious, regardless of its relevance in this incident, what is the Vne of the an-148? Also in response to russian government conspiracy theories, this was a domestic flight. If they wanted someone disposed of they'd be found in the backseat of their car with a bullet in the back of their h...

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by Jouhou
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 52179

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

It looks like this might be a repeat of the March 2011 an-148 crash. It may have lost a wing. I don't think those wings do well in high speeds and are structurally the first thing to fail in the event the aircraft is going too fast. Has anyone noticed wing fragments in any of these photos? That doe...

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by Jouhou
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 194
Views: 52179

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

It looks like this might be a repeat of the March 2011 an-148 crash. It may have lost a wing. I don't think those wings do well in high speeds and are structurally the first thing to fail in the event the aircraft is going too fast. Has anyone noticed wing fragments in any of these photos?

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