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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160740

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

In the meantime, Ireland is well prepared for a hard border. https://amp.independent.ie/business/brexit/absolute-chaos-for-months-shoppers-here-facing-empty-shelves-within-days-of-nodeal-brexit-38450011.html You reap what you sow I would not bet on that. Ireland can quickly adjust. Let ships go fro...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox
Replies: 2565
Views: 160740

Re: Brexit part 7: The Frog who Aspired to Become as Big as the Ox

Klaus wrote:
Or maybe it's just that inane "nobody needs experts" coming to its inevitable culmination in the UK.


Gove first spouted that nonsense before the referendum, so I think that was a hint of the grand plan that Bannon et al were hatching in the background...

Edit: Reworded for clarity

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

I had no idea the numbers were that bad (2 losses out of 370=0.5%) after so few total hours flown. That's like 1950's failure rates. Many people I talk to say they will never fly a MAX. Even though I'm an aviation geek I would pause before flying on one as well. There is no question in my mind that...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Then we know what the electorate want. Now we don't. well, everybody knows what the electorate wants, if leave had any hope of getting support, there would be a referendum as quick as can be arranged. Good point. Instead they've managed to keep spinning the "will of the people" guff so mu...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Months ago, I asked is if the Queen could do something to possibly stop the Brexit process. Guess with what has happened today with the actions of the Queen as to suspend a sitting Parliament, I guess I got my answer. It is a dark day in the history of the UK, perhaps the worst since the bombings i...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Indonesian government to force Indonesian airlines to switch to Boeing"
Replies: 69
Views: 15585

Re: "Indonesian government to force Indonesian airlines to switch to Boeing"

Kind of short-sighted... diesel is on the way out - in ten years' time no-one will be using it any more! What kind of engines will power cargo lorries, trains, and vessels in ten years' time? Okay, I'm using hyperbole. I should probably have stated it more like "In ten years' time private vehi...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Boris like a boss: https://www.abc.net.au/news/image/11440574-3x2-700x467.jpg Makes me sick the way he puts his feet on the table like that. Political stunt? Or is he just an uncultured Swine? I respect Macron hugely, but I wish he'd have kicked Boris out of the Elysee right after that. To be fair,...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Indonesian government to force Indonesian airlines to switch to Boeing"
Replies: 69
Views: 15585

Re: "Indonesian government to force Indonesian airlines to switch to Boeing"

According to Dutch aviation news website Luchtvaartnieuws.nl, the Indonesian government wants Indonesian airlines to stop ordering airplanes from Airbus. The government is said to be angry about an EU decision to limit imports of Indonesian biodiesel from palm oil. By taking measures against the Eu...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Haven’t you worked it out yet? The government is playing for No Deal. Everybody has worked it out. I don't remember much of anybody believing BoJo Indeed.. I had worked it out *before* the current lot even ventured out of the cabinet. "Wonder how long before they try to make it look like they'...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

As a side-note, I think this is widely believed (certainly often stated) but is not actually the case. It's my understanding that the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are the true founding members as they clubbed together to form the Benelux grouping for their common benefit. It was when France ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

As long as Germany and France remain in the EU it will survive, they are essentially the founding members of the EU As a side-note, I think this is widely believed (certainly often stated) but is not actually the case. It's my understanding that the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are the true ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Traffic to Great Britain dropping
Replies: 21
Views: 5368

Re: Traffic to Great Britain dropping

Actually, the weak Pound should result in more visitors, not less (since it is about tourist arrivals to UK). But a weak pound now affects decisions several months later affecting tourism several months after that. And talking of tourism today reflecting last year's events - it's interesting to not...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Now that rang a bell.... The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy near Oxford is largely funded by the EU and dozens of its scientists come from outside the UK...... Five researchers have already returned to continental Europe with others said to be considering their positions .. https://www.bbc.com/new...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

marcelh wrote:
Revelation wrote:
Does Dieselgate stick in the mind of Europeans?

It does and as a result diesel is becoming less popular.


That's an understatement... sales of diesel cars fell through the floor. Dieselgate is kickstarting the pivot to all-electric (for both consumers and manufacturers).

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

The insistence is there because otherwise it would be a denial of truth. Words matter in this industry. The first statement isn't an accurate one, and as such it's highly misleading, doing the public a big disfavor. What is inaccurate about it? Exactly! One provides more detail - but *BOTH* talk of...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

It still annoys me no end that you insist that: aerodynamics caused by the engine placement causes the "potential for the plane to stall during a climb" is somehow "incorrect" when you accept that there is the potential for it to be easier to enter a stall during certain, very ra...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

So everything is in a deadlock within UK Politics. Whom is going to break the deadlock so the country can move on? Brexit seems to be only a part of the problem, a revised political system needs to be devised before the country can take its next steps. That is pretty much the state of things right ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Unfortunately true that the Tories have a considerable advantage in Corbyn. He has dithered almost entirely throughout the process. Why hasn't anybody raised the question of the Labor leadership? If Corbyn is unacceptable for the middle groups, why not replace him for the good of the party and for ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Fair enough. But you have to wonder why it's been used here almost exclusively by people promoting a certain viewpoint... And when that viewpoint has been pretty much discredited in the meantime, it's annoying to see someone spouting the same tired old stuff again. It's only "discredited"...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

The b737.org.uk site is pretty well know and rather accurate. That MCAS page wasn't published until 21st November 2018, almost a full month after the Lion Air crash. Much of its content has also been added more recently. Fair enough. But you have to wonder why it's been used here almost exclusively...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

It should be possible to create a border solution in which all trucks and vans are required to submit to inspection before crossing the border, but normal cars (and pedestrians and cyclists) cross freely. If the EU does not want to discuss such a solution before the WA is signed then I cannot blame...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Since people have questioned my use of the manual trim and uncommanded MCAS. Have a look at http://www.b737.org.uk/mcas.htm Obviously, Boeing doesn't know about the experts on here and have also recommended using the Runaway Stabilizer Trim checklist to handle an MCAS uncommanded input. Let's see h...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

For the LEAP engine? We simply don't have enough statistics yet. It has happened in the past. Quick search gives 1 case in 2018 on Southwest 1380, one in 2016, Southwest 3472. In my eyes this does not matter at all. The FAA has two options (my opinion): Either they drop said regulation and an aircr...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 686
Views: 179604

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

Do you think that Istanbul's New Airport will become a destination in itself like Singapore Changi Airport. Can you possibly make this question a bit more clear? In which respects are you comparing Istanbul Airport vs. S'Pore Changi? I think he's asking if people will make trips to Istanbul airport...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

In one of the comments, I see that uk going for no deal and then sort it out "during the transition period". I hope that Brexit uk understands that transition period is part of a deal. No deal means that uk eu relations will be down to the bare bones for a period and new arrangements will...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

seahawk wrote:
Like playing a game of chicken with a mountain. maybe it will move if you keep going at it at full speed.


The utterly predictable, obvious and just plain badly-performed attempt to shift the blame on the EU is transparent and pathetic.

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

YouGov questioned 1,697 adults on July 25 and 26. A second poll showed a smaller increase in support for the Conservatives. Word of warning: I had previously noticed that YouGov consistently puts Conservatives and pro-Brexit questions a few percentage points higher than any other pollster. So much ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

YouGov questioned 1,697 adults on July 25 and 26. A second poll showed a smaller increase in support for the Conservatives. Word of warning: I had previously noticed that YouGov consistently puts Conservatives and pro-Brexit questions a few percentage points higher than any other pollster. So much ...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Reveals Hybrid-Electric 'Bird Of Prey' Airliner Concept
Replies: 98
Views: 14191

Re: Airbus Reveals Hybrid-Electric 'Bird Of Prey' Airliner Concept

I can see all the "inspired by nature" stuff transferred from A380 to A350 as the flagship has been passed down :stirthepot: Is this concept even feasible? A380 inspired by nature. Shaped like a Hippopotamus with wings and a tail? There is one documentary which used to be shown on Discove...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Reveals Hybrid-Electric 'Bird Of Prey' Airliner Concept
Replies: 98
Views: 14191

Re: Airbus Reveals Hybrid-Electric 'Bird Of Prey' Airliner Concept

I don't know about "clean energy", i mean solar pannel and wind station are not 0 impact (how the hell are they built?) Also , the biggest issue with electric, is BATTERY. Where and how the hell are we gonna recycle them when the time comne? People underestimate the battery issue, wich ar...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Boris Johnson was just announced as the new Prime Minister Pretty sure he was only announced as new leader of the Conserative party... Let's see what happens with respect to becoming Prime Minister or not. Huh? He becomes PM tomorrow, no doubt. How long he remains PM will be interesting to watch. A...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

A101 wrote:
Boris Johnson was just announced as the new Prime Minister


Pretty sure he was only announced as new leader of the Conserative party... Let's see what happens with respect to becoming Prime Minister or not.

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remember Dave Allen?
Replies: 13
Views: 4131

Re: Remember Dave Allen?

One of the best comedians of his day, all without swearing or dirty humor that we have today . An767 Strange - I seem to remember he had a reputation for swearing and generally being more "adult" than other comics. I thought his TV appearances in the UK were always late-night for that rea...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

In either case, I stand by what I said a few weeks ago - this is all a stupid waste of time leading to an inevitable implosion in October. Actually no, I take that back. This period of stupid and utterly unrealistic time-wasting seems to be having a positive effect... I am seeing more and more comm...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

it seems like BoJo just got a pre-emptive headcount of his 'majority' in case he wants to persue a no deal brexit: MPs just passed an amendment which seeks to block any attempt by a future government to prorogue parliament to ensure a no-deal, with a majority of 41(!). The vote also saw no less tha...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

If I were Boeing I’d ask Airbus to jump in and help solve the problem. The’ve got experience with FBW and software based flying models. And If I were Airbus I’d jump in immediately. It’s in interest of both for so many reasons. They should work closely and secretly and make the 737Max fly again asa...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

[cut cut cut...] You see, a face saving diplomatic solution isn't so difficult at all, it's just that British politicians should let go of the binary idea that there's something like a winner-takes-all approach to Brexit which is very unlike anything else in British politics (hence their failure to...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Is an MCAS type event (accident) more or less likely when the MAX-8 flies empty to a storage airport? Boeing are still flying these new builds around the US daily. The "MCAS type event" we have are both due to faulty Angle of Attack sensors causing the flawed MCAS 1.0 system to kick in, a...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

If there is no need for a border between the ROI and GB, does that mean that there are no border checks on Eurosta. After all, both are borders between GB and EU countries. Yeah but politics / rules / regulations / treaties do not change the fact that there is a body of water between the UK isles a...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Again, nonsense. For many years, the British press was the only press in Europe to report accurately on the nature of the European Union and the direction of travel towards Federal Union. That's quite a statement. Do you actually have any experience or evidence to actually back that up, like say ha...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Again, nonsense. For many years, the British press was the only press in Europe to report accurately on the nature of the European Union and the direction of travel towards Federal Union. That's quite a statement. Do you actually have any experience or evidence to actually back that up, like say ha...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 662587

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

.....Floppy disk operating system... just WOW ... Errr.... why? I remember hard disks arriving for IBM PC clones *late 1980s / early 1990s* and they were expensive, heavy pieces of bolt-on kit. Everything before the 90s booted up from floppy, tape or punch-card (except for ROM-based home computers)...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

I can't speak for other countries so I'm open to being educated, but the problem you have here (and it's something I have mentioned in one of these threads before) is in the UK at least there is a lack of common knowledge over how the process works, what groupings exist and which ones our political...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

So, it looks like a lot of hot air continues from the UK politicians, maybe that is why the record temperatures in Europe. :P I don't know. The recent way of nominating a successor to Jean-Claude Juncker by ignoring candidates from the spitzenkandidaten process because the Council couldn't agree in...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

However, as the article points out, the unknown at this stage is what if there's an election, Labour gain power (whether it's majority, minority or in coalition with/support of others) and has the opportunity to negotiate its own withdrawal agreement? Bwahahaha! I appreciate you pointing out the (d...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Isn't the diplomatic corps of the UK a professional one? E.g. be a diplomat for 40 years and you might land yourself a top post like being the UK ambassador to the US? Yes it is... Yet this isn't the first time Farage has tried to publicly give the impression he is "ready" to become ambas...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Seems that British incompetence is hitting an all-time high. How can confidential correspondence between an Ambassador and its civil servants, which will impact the UK-USA relationship, leak out? It looks like not only the UK government is out of control, but also its employees. https://www.dailyma...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire
Replies: 68
Views: 15818

Re: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire

I hope in a thorough investigation and heavy fines if rules haven't been followed. I can't imagine battery banks while there are plugs everywhere nowadays in biz and even economy for some a/c. Although I don't normally use them, my wife had one for her previous phone which ran down quite fast. Howe...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 189562

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

I see someone shook the tree and woke a few more Brexiteers today. I was getting bored of the A101 show anyhow...

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by SomebodyInTLS
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed
Replies: 44
Views: 7885

Re: The Inflight Movies on Flights that Crashed

I always wondered about MH370. All passenger seats & overhead displays had the standard moving map display and all could have seen they were flying the wrong direction, for hours. Or that it was turned off, also raising questions. Specially when they were flying low. And hundreds of people had ...

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