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by M564038
Thu Oct 07, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Thank you for answering in a constructive manner! I will be happy to refute those points, and I’ll get to it later today, although if you really want to learn, you might be better off rephrasing those points as questions and seek out reputable(important to be an extra notch critical here)and up to d...

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by M564038
Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Partly true. There might be political support to re-introduce regular normal sales tax for EVs on amounts above $65,000. Other car specific taxes, introduced as incentives to use fossil cars less, are not inteoduced on EVs. As your own link shows (it is full of errors, btw. but that part is right): ...

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by M564038
Wed Oct 06, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is innovation declining?
Replies: 89
Views: 5195

Re: Is innovation declining?

To judge wether there has been innovation, you have to look at the 2 important drivers: 1/Economics(including emissions because fuel) 2/Safety Both have been drastically bettered over the last decade . A host of factors has been changing even though the shape of the aircraft had been the same for 60...

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by M564038
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

As your own link shows (it is full of errors, btw. but that part is right): There are Zero subsidies on EVs in this country. There are taxes paid on Jurassic cars to compensate for their emissions, that aren’t paid on EVs. So yes, there are incentives, but not subsidies. Zero. Nothing. (Equinor, whe...

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by M564038
Wed Oct 06, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

I think you have stuff confused. You are the one making extraordinary claims claiming extraordinary proof. You are also not discussing technical issues, you are repeating talking points from people with vested interest in hindering the electrification. Redd, except point #1 and #2 which are somewhat...

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by M564038
Wed Oct 06, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Redd, except point #1 and #2 which are somewhat connected to reality, those are all completely false, and just the same old right wing/oil lonby talking points. No reason to make fossil cars after 2025. EVs have currently passed fossils in capability and quality, it is now only a question of product...

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by M564038
Tue Oct 05, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Neither of those statements are true. I have seen how short the timespan is from «everyone» arguing against EVs being close to taking over, to pretty much the same «everyone» buying EVs themselves. You don’t seem to even start to fathom how fast and swift this change will be. But I do, because I hav...

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by M564038
Mon Oct 04, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

I have seen how short the timespan is from «everyone» arguing against EVs being close to taking over, to pretty much the same «everyone» buying EVs themselves. You don’t seem to even start to fathom how fast and swift this change will be. But I do, because I have seen it with my own eyes. Pure EVs h...

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by M564038
Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

It is useless to discuss this from such a fringe example. There are actual statistics on people’s driving patterns, you know? Range is no longer a hinderance for EV adoption at this point. Production capacity and pricing is nearly there. The fossil industry propaganda feeding misinformation is the o...

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by M564038
Mon Oct 04, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Nuclear, all generations of reactors included, are the safest way of producing electricity as measured in deaths/kWh.(source: WHO and others)

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by M564038
Sun Oct 03, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Why do you need 800Km with 5 minute charging? That doesn’t fit any driving profile. Driving 1600Km woth a 5 minute break is not something you or anyone else do. I don’t know wether lmto look upon such statements as jokes or sinple ignorance. There is a very good chance your next car will be an EV. T...

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by M564038
Sun Oct 03, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How many returns does a businessman has to file in your country ?
Replies: 15
Views: 855

Re: How many returns does a businessman has to file in your country ?

Norway. 3. personal income Business income VAT. All pretty integrated and internet-based. If organized as a shareholder-ownership, external revision is required. Sounds more complicated than it is. Its all electronical and done in minutes. However! Simple doesn’t mean you aren’t judicially responsib...

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by M564038
Sun Oct 03, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

And BTW. Try to avoid the expression «Lakh», it is indian only and not used in international english. You should write is as INR 500,000 to be understood on an international web-forum. Any of them cost 15000$/€ ? We have an MG here, Xpeng and Nio I don't think so yet. The only cheap electric is the ...

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by M564038
Sun Oct 03, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

I was about to mention the Dacia spring. The Dacia brand is Rumenian, owned by Renault. It is comming onto the market here for $15,000, it has been delayed on the nothern european market because they wanted to test it in real winter conditions and be transparent about it’s limited heater and range. ...

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by M564038
Sun Oct 03, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Yes, I can look out my window and see numerous MG, Xpeng and Nio EVs on the parking lot outside my building. Behind that I see BYD electric city busses. 2 years ago I hadn’t ever seen a chinese car. Yes, The chinese have about 30-40 models for the export market already. The Norwegian market, which h...

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by M564038
Sun Oct 03, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

Yes, The chinese have about 30-40 models for the export market already. The Norwegian market, which hadn’t seen a chinese car 2 years ago, now have a considerable chinese marketshare. And what does the US have on the market outside Tesla? The Chevrolet Bolt? EV-denial isn’t good for the US ! The ame...

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by M564038
Sat Oct 02, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

It will be a charger at your hotel in about 2.5seconds, and yes, you will be using it;-) 1340km over 3 days? Thats nothing. Not only can you recharge at every hotel during the night, making most new EVs handsomely having enough range your daily leg, but the new cars also charges at 250-350Kw, which ...

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by M564038
Sat Oct 02, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

1340km over 3 days? Thats nothing. Not only can you recharge at every hotel during the night, making most new EVs handsomely having enough range your daily leg, but the new cars also charges at 250-350Kw, which means that your 4 minute break will give you about a quarter of your daily need. The new ...

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by M564038
Sat Oct 02, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

The thing is that people very rarely drives 870 Miles, even fewer expecting to have no breaks. I would say close to 0% As for your Tesla hate: Maybe you should just buy the new EQS, then? It is looking good! No one forces you to buy Tesla. Everyone will go EV only within very few years so, you’ll ha...

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by M564038
Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Four wheelers and taxation in India.
Replies: 154
Views: 4819

Re: Four wheelers and taxation in India.

No reason to make fossil cars after 2025. EVs have currently passed fossils in capability and quality, it is now only a question of production capability. Yes of course most Indians probably can't afford any kind of car. Which is why it might be easy to tax them. I think 2030 for an end to the sale/...

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by M564038
Fri Oct 01, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?
Replies: 44
Views: 2525

Re: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?

I thought of this thread when I read the monthly statistics for New Car sales in this country:

Pure gas/petrol cars are now down to 3% of sales.

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by M564038
Wed Sep 29, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?
Replies: 44
Views: 2525

Re: CITGO is Top Tier gasoline?

Gas? Brings back old memories of the old days when cars ran on dino-juice! Glad those days are over!

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by M564038
Sun Sep 26, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 39
Views: 2096

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

It is not rare to call McCartney a composer, McCartney IS a composer. These words have actual, defined meanings. They have a legal meaning. A piece of music is composed. Someone organizes sounds between 20Hz-20kHz one way or the other. That person is the composer. Thats all there is to it. Even if a...

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by M564038
Sun Sep 26, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 39
Views: 2096

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

I don’t see the need to include jazz musicians, rock singers, rappers, etc. that’s not “composer” but “musician, singer, songwriter” which is a different thing IMO. Lol. I would like to hear some actual arguments for that peculiar way of defining the word. It is quite simply so, that the greatest c...

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by M564038
Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 39
Views: 2096

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

It means I’m ever so slightly humorous. I firmly believe he is the anti-christ. He has single-handedly ruined music. (For those not in the know: the next time you see someone drop a fork on the floor on a reality-TV show accompanied by a MIDI-programmed 300 piece orchestra, 60 timpanies, 100 foot ba...

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by M564038
Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 39
Views: 2096

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

I firmly believe he is the anti-christ. He has single-handedly ruined music. (For those not in the know: the next time you see someone drop a fork on the floor on a reality-TV show accompanied by a MIDI-programmed 300 piece orchestra, 60 timpanies, 100 foot bass drums going to 15 Hz in surround, eve...

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by M564038
Mon Sep 20, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 39
Views: 2096

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

The greatest living composer is Paul McCartney. He might be top 5 throughout documented music history together with Bach, Mozart, Beethoven.. On your other question, regarding composers that are also classical orchestrators and if any of that work is going to be remembered, I do believe you are righ...

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by M564038
Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fallout from AF Airbus 318 False G/S Intercept
Replies: 3
Views: 1680

Re: Fallout from AF Airbus 318 False G/S Intercept

There’s a lot of safety measures in the world that works like that. Call it backup, call it fail-safes, call it plain old being careful.

fly707 wrote:
Even though Pilots shall be aware of FDP with the remaining distance .

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by M564038
Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years ago............. 9/11
Replies: 53
Views: 3600

Re: 20 years ago............. 9/11

I had visited the towers only a month or so previously. It felt very raw to me, even from a few thousand kilometers away. I was at a band rehearsal when my dad called and said something about a 737 hitting the WTC. Found the nearest TV and stayed there for the day. I was (and is) a leftist pro-pales...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 08, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 794
Views: 153956

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Tofen, used in danish and norwegian as well. Might wanna sue your teacher;-) It's Swedish lighthouses that they'll be named after: - Blå Jungfrun - Rödkallen - Svenska Björn - Högbonden - Nidingen - Vinga Svenskt Ambulansflyg honours the meaning of lighthouses 'like a light in the dark', as written ...

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by M564038
Fri Sep 03, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 355
Views: 19878

Re: Texas abortion law

Exactly. You cannot try to legislate yourself around this. This is happening INSIDE the female body. This is no one else’s business At last, Texas is doing it right. About time to challenge the fallacy that an abortion is a 'constitutional right'. If Democrats believe abortion should be federally pr...

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by M564038
Fri Sep 03, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1563

Re: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break

https://abbamikory.blogs.com/abbamikory ... -1980.html
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Btw. If anyone here is slightly interested in music technology, here is a great and hillarious interview with the master himself from back in the day! Seems like a fantastic guy!
https://abbamikory.blogs.com/abbamikory ... -1980.html

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by M564038
Fri Sep 03, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1563

Re: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break

I don’t! I do know a thing or two about bands, though. They were spectacularly talented, surrounded themselves with the greatest musicians and technical personell. Rutger Gunnarson! Michael Tretow! They had an amazing, very characteristic and unique sound and groove. They were innovative with techno...

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by M564038
Fri Sep 03, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break
Replies: 25
Views: 1563

Re: ABBA Returns After 40 Year Break

It’s fantastic. A full bonus album from one of the greatest band ever! Amazing!
They botched the drum sound, but still!

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by M564038
Thu Sep 02, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Nirvana "Baby" pornography lawsuit dismissed
Replies: 42
Views: 2597

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

Well. What i am reading from the comments after my last reply is the following: 1/People in general don’t know how it feels to be exposed. 2/Expecting victims to behave rationally while trying to get afoot is still the default reaction. 3/Americans still think any discussion in english is all about ...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Nirvana "Baby" pornography lawsuit dismissed
Replies: 42
Views: 2597

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

I were a teen in that era, I watched them live and played in a Nirvana cover band. I have worked in the record business with succesful artists and with major labels too. I am credited on more than 250 albums. I know a thing or two about that business from the inside, and how you build a succesful pr...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Nirvana "Baby" pornography lawsuit dismissed
Replies: 42
Views: 2597

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

It would have sold equally well or better if the record company had signed the other band that fought for the same spot in the rooster. Or? The thing is you don’t know. The piece of art, is that piece of art. You don’t know what brought it over the top. The Iconic cover certainly played a part, and ...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Nirvana "Baby" pornography lawsuit dismissed
Replies: 42
Views: 2597

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

1.These things don’t stay secret. He wasn’t the only one that knew. And why would it matter. His photo was everywhere. He had to deal with it. 2. He is part of that total piece of art. It is a cultural Icon. Even without the music, that photo is in millions of posters still on walls all over the wor...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Nirvana "Baby" pornography lawsuit dismissed
Replies: 42
Views: 2597

Re: Nirvana "Baby" suing for child pornography

I can imagine him being quite traumatized and having his life, in total, turning out for the worse because someone put him in that photo many, many years ago beyond his control. Him having tried to cope with it in numerous more or less weird ways since, is more of a symptom than something that’s aga...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3894

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

I know it is typically Small country to tout our own horn, and this is the second time on this page I do it. Sorry about that, but I truely think we get this right in this country, and this is a great video about it by a, and he is actually rather conservative, researcher about this. Well, over here...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3894

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

Automating jobs doesn’t kill jobs. It makes society richer. Saving on work is added value for society, it means we, collectively can spend our energy on better things! BUT! This requires redistribution of wealth and innovation. Some of the best societies on earth works this way: Very modern, efficie...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3894

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

August sales in Norway in:
Traditional Gasoline and Diesel: 8%
Fossil-electric Hybrids:20%
The rest are pure Battery EVs at 72%
(Source: OFV.NO via nrk.no vg.no )

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by M564038
Mon Aug 30, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3894

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

The price of entry is dropping fast! The price of use is a lot lower than fossil cars, so once this tips, it is just ziiiiip. It is also better for the environment to switch old fossils to electric as fast as possible, so there will be political incentive to do some tax incentives around this. The m...

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by M564038
Sun Aug 29, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3894

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

5 years is not optimistic. This is a Tsunami coming. To the US and everywhere else. Even the cars coming out 5 years ago had more than enough range for the average user. Now they have twice as much or more. Charging i frastructure is the biggest challenge, but there a lot of players in that market r...

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by M564038
Sun Aug 29, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Can't I pump my own gas?
Replies: 70
Views: 3894

Re: Why Can't I pump my own gas?

So much opinion about something that will be irrelevant in about 5 years!
#EVs

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by M564038
Sun Aug 22, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The appeal of raising children
Replies: 50
Views: 2751

Re: The appeal of raising children

At 30 I was about where the thread starter was. As was my friends. No one got kids early. We travelled, worked late on exiting projects with no limitations, we drank and had fun and did lots of exiting things and got a taste of money, credibility and even fame. I was busy fulfilling my own dreams an...

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by M564038
Sun Aug 22, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why would an AN-124 go from Kansai to Kobe airport?
Replies: 6
Views: 1254

Re: Why would an AN-124 go from Kansai to Kobe airport?

Couldn’t it just be repositioning? Say it was supposed to pick up cargo at one location, but plans changed for one reason or the other, and it was easier to pick it up at the other airport?

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by M564038
Sat Aug 14, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2
Replies: 92
Views: 14340

Re: Be-200 crashes in Turkey

https://youtu.be/ozQwfljkKTU
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You can see the powerline shorting at 33 seconds in this video. Surprised if this doesn’t explain it.
https://youtu.be/ozQwfljkKTU

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by M564038
Tue Aug 10, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Relationship nomenclature question
Replies: 37
Views: 1945

Re: Relationship nomenclature question

We use «kjæreste» if one is not married, which translates to something like «my dearest» or «the closest and most important» or simply «the one I love the most», and the word is pretty close to the word for love. It works well I think, although it tend to be more used by younger than older people, i...

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by M564038
Fri Aug 06, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bass Players ... Unite!
Replies: 29
Views: 1528

Re: Bass Players ... Unite!

Oh no! I do NOT have an issue with bassists. I have an issue with fascists. Well, the reason for saying that a bass has 4 strings is pretty simple. Almost every worthwhile bass-player, the phanteon of great bass-lines, all the best pocket-players, all the best counterpoint bass-lines are done on/uti...

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