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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4Yr old seen waving a gun.
Replies: 31
Views: 1073

Re: 4Yr old seen waving a gun.

Why was the father charged? There's no mention of age anywhere in the second amendment. This young citizen was fully within his constitutional right and his father would have been denying him such by restricting his access to a weapon. Yes, this is sarcasm, although it's a sad testament to the leve...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4Yr old seen waving a gun.
Replies: 31
Views: 1073

Re: 4Yr old seen waving a gun.

While I agree with this opinion, I also wonder why these terms are acceptable while calling a Black person the N word or a Hispanic person the S word isn't? Just as it’s perfectly OK for a black person to use the N-word, I suppose it would be fine for one white person to call another “white trash”,...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2045

Re: British government to block Scottish law

If a man tried to enter a female toilet, could he be refused entry if he had a GRC?. A man with a GRC is a woman, so why wouldn’t they use a female toilet? Who would be refusing entry to the toilet? My understanding is that the law now says that if you 'live like a woman' for three months you get a...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4Yr old seen waving a gun.
Replies: 31
Views: 1073

Re: 4Yr old seen waving a gun.

It's Beech Grove IN...anybody that has knowledge of the Indy area knows that the city is pretty much known for being white trash central of Indy in a state full of them :). While I agree with this opinion, I also wonder why these terms are acceptable while calling a Black person the N word or a His...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2045

Re: British government to block Scottish law

bennett123 wrote:
If a man tried to enter a female toilet, could he be refused entry if he had a GRC?.


A man with a GRC is a woman, so why wouldn’t they use a female toilet? Who would be refusing entry to the toilet?

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2045

Re: British government to block Scottish law

I don’t think it’s yet been sufficiently established that this will in fact be a “big deal” as it concerns Scottish independence. It's an abrogation of their sovereignty. To me, this is a bit like having a "red line" card with your spouse, and pulling it out when they buy an air fryer at ...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Yeti Airlines AT75 crash in Nepal
Replies: 319
Views: 81182

Re: Yeti Airlines AT75 crash in Nepal

Simon at AVHerald is generally quite thorough and substantive in his reporting. If he has identified the videos as fakes, there would be no reason to distrust that, without other supporting evidence. Which there is none, that I can see. The video's authenticity has been verified by several independ...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2045

Re: British government to block Scottish law

My take is under the new law if I 'live as a woman' whatever that means I can now be deemed to be a woman with access to areas such a female toilets,changing rooms and refuges. Is that correct?. If a man identifies as a woman, wears a wig and women’s clothes, who’s going to stop them from using a f...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2045

Re: British government to block Scottish law

My take is under the new law if I 'live as a woman' whatever that means I can now be deemed to be a woman with access to areas such a female toilets,changing rooms and refuges. Is that correct?. If a man identifies as a woman, wears a wig and women’s clothes, who’s going to stop them from using a f...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2045

Re: British government to block Scottish law

The cynic in me says that Nicola Sturgeon and her party introduced this law knowing that it would be challenged by Westminster as items relating to the equality act are not devolved. They can, and will, now use this to increase pressure for independence. The SNP is a single issue party. Absolutely ...

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 17, 2023 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British government to block Scottish gender reform law
Replies: 60
Views: 2045

Re: British government to block Scottish law

The cynic in me says that Nicola Sturgeon and her party introduced this law knowing that it would be challenged by Westminster as items relating to the equality act are not devolved. They can, and will, now use this to increase pressure for independence. Are trans issues in Scotland really so galva...

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by scbriml
Sun Jan 15, 2023 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47281

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

Presumably if the XLR did not exist more Wide bodies would be sold. Airlines would still need frames for those routes, just maybe lower frequency = fewer frames needed. Which routes? The XLR isn't even in service yet. A330NEO not selling is not "Airbus detractors" - it's a fact. Exactly m...

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by scbriml
Sun Jan 15, 2023 9:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 251
Views: 10787

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

Question: Why isn't the FBI doing the search of documents at Biden's home?? Instead "Lawyers" are being trusted to do a complete search?? Lawyers for President Joe Biden found more classified documents at his home in Wilmington, Delaware, than previously known, the White House acknowledge...

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by scbriml
Fri Jan 13, 2023 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A330 Lands 6 Feet Short Of The Runway At Amsterdam
Replies: 153
Views: 38560

Re: Delta A330 Lands 6 Feet Short Of The Runway At Amsterdam

phllax wrote:
From the video it looks like it got hit by something/ballooned and then plopped down. I think they were deciding whether or not to go around, because they held the nose up until past the numbers and almost to the first hash marks.


Which video?

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by scbriml
Fri Jan 13, 2023 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47281

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

Yes some people are rewriting history. When the A322 simple stretch launches hopefully people dont rewrite history again and say that Airbus prempted the NMA/797 and successfully killed it. And yet it is clear that this is exactly the strategy that Airbus have already gone ahead with by launching f...

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by scbriml
Fri Jan 13, 2023 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Re: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake

I suspect it’s a fatigue/static test frame, especially with those brackets all along the fuselage that look like they may have been placed there to attach to a rig to simulate cycles on fuselage. “Boeing 757” also looks like standard Boeing font. I agree, I think this is just a factory test fuselag...

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by scbriml
Fri Jan 13, 2023 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Re: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake

I suspect it’s a fatigue/static test frame, especially with those brackets all along the fuselage that look like they may have been placed there to attach to a rig to simulate cycles on fuselage. “Boeing 757” also looks like standard Boeing font. That was part of my thinking. I was hoping someone h...

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by scbriml
Fri Jan 13, 2023 12:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 251
Views: 10787

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/politics/live-news/garland-attorney-general-statement-01-12-23/index.html Garland’s appointed a special counsel. The people that believe the special counsel appointment for trump’s documents is politically motivated can sit down now. It's politically motivated for the DNC to...

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by scbriml
Thu Jan 12, 2023 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Re: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake

OK, it looks as though you guys are correct, apologies for suggesting otherwise. Closer examination of pictures of N506UA appears to show that windows 1 and 13 are plugged, as a very faint outline can be seen. Again apologies, the apparent anomaly on the windows really threw me. Edit: I may have to ...

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by scbriml
Thu Jan 12, 2023 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Re: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake

n471wn wrote:
Yes and was used by Boeing for eco tests. Formerly N506UA and flew with them from 1990 to 2013.


I don't believe so for the reason stated above - different window configurations.

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by scbriml
Thu Jan 12, 2023 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Re: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake

Boeing757100 wrote:
N757ET? Was stored at MWH and scrapped shortly after.


That frame was a possibility, but I don't believe so. See picture below, the window configuration is different. N757ET had 11 windows between the R1 & R2 doors whereas the 757 in question has 13.

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by scbriml
Thu Jan 12, 2023 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake
Replies: 13
Views: 3154

Help identifying 757 at Moses Lake

I wonder if any a.netters are able to help identify this 757 fuselage located by the Big Bend Community College at Moses Lake Grant County International (MWH/KMWH). I was told that it was used as a "test aircraft", then scrapped. Its fuselage now sits on the ramp at Moses Lake inside the c...

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by scbriml
Thu Jan 12, 2023 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jeff Beck Died
Replies: 12
Views: 668

Re: Jeff Beck Died

He’s everywhere and nowhere, baby!

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by scbriml
Wed Jan 11, 2023 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 251
Views: 10787

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

Eolesen wrote:
Regardless, DOJ can't REASONABLY attempt to prosecute Trump for this without also charging Biden.


Tell me you don't understand the significant difference, without telling me you don't understand the significant difference.

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by scbriml
Wed Jan 11, 2023 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 251
Views: 10787

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

The difference is that Trump legally held the power to declassify, and claims they were declassified. Often claimed with zero evidence or proof that it ever happened. It seems you've believed more Trump lies. But did Trump de-classify them before or after the FBI planted them at Mar-a-Lago. which h...

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by scbriml
Wed Jan 11, 2023 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA NOTAM Outage
Replies: 133
Views: 20477

Re: FAA NOTAM Outage

Have FAA tried turning it off and back on again? I do wonder how long it would take to take the whole NOTOM system down and reboot. For my desktop at home it's seconds, but for these (much) older systems I would think the boot up time could stretch into the hours range. What? Waiting for the valves...

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by scbriml
Wed Jan 11, 2023 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 251
Views: 10787

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

Eolesen wrote:
The difference is that Trump legally held the power to declassify, and claims they were declassified.


Often claimed with zero evidence or proof that it ever happened. It seems you've believed more Trump lies.

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by scbriml
Wed Jan 11, 2023 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden admin weighs ban on gas stoves
Replies: 47
Views: 2656

Re: Biden admin Ban gas stoves?

Jeez people get riled up over nothing these days. Biden isn't coming for your cooktop. Or was the secret plan on that laptop! I have an electric stove. If you cared to read any of the info you would have seen this would be a disaster to the restaurant industry which was the real thing here. There a...

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by scbriml
Wed Jan 11, 2023 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden admin weighs ban on gas stoves
Replies: 47
Views: 2656

Re: Biden admin Ban gas stoves?

Ah, today's "The sky is falling and it's Biden's fault" thread. :sarcastic:

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 10, 2023 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Men - what kind of underwear do you wear?
Replies: 29
Views: 1519

Re: Men - what kind of underwear do you wear?

Redd wrote:
Besides, try jogging without support.


That famous Chinese jogger Wun Hung Lo never used support.

Redd wrote:
Quickest way to lose sperm count.


A vasectomy took care of that over 30 years ago!

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 10, 2023 12:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Men - what kind of underwear do you wear?
Replies: 29
Views: 1519

Re: Men - what kind of underwear do you wear?

Virtual737 wrote:
Dangly bits dangling with no support I find so uncomfortable and sweaty.


You do realise your dangly bits are supposed to, well, dangle?

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 10, 2023 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office
Replies: 251
Views: 10787

Re: Classified Documents from Biden’s VP days found in office

NIKV69 wrote:
I bet when his Press Sec is asked about it she will say it wasn't "Top of Mind" so it's ok


Knew this response would be here even before I opened the thread. :rotfl:

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by scbriml
Tue Jan 10, 2023 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Men - what kind of underwear do you wear?
Replies: 29
Views: 1519

Re: Men - what kind of underwear do you wear?

You guys use underwear? https://wompampsupport.azureedge.net/fetchimage?siteId=7575&v=2&jpgQuality=100&width=700&url=https%3A%2F%2Fi.kym-cdn.com%2Fentries%2Ficons%2Ffacebook%2F000%2F028%2F312%2Fwill_poulter.jpg Source: https://wompampsupport.azureedge.net/fetchimage?siteId=7575&...

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by scbriml
Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 11950
Views: 885295

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Still to post-war integration of russophile citizens: People who had been ukrainian citizens all along have that status documented either by possession of ID documents or by state-held records (as far as those have not been destroyed in the war). In that case their citizenship status should not be ...

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by scbriml
Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher
Replies: 49
Views: 2808

Re: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher

As a non-gun owner, I would assume you would need to teach someone how to unlock the trigger protection. Maybe not pulling the trigger because of films and TV, but aiming and unlocking a 6 yo is not going to know how to do. Unless the gun is left around w/o the trigger protection on and loaded!!! A...

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by scbriml
Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 11950
Views: 885295

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

On the assumption that Ukraine is eventually able to remove Russia from all its territory (including Crimea), if I live there and believe I'm Russian, then my best option would be to leave Ukraine and move to Russia. It's easy to say that if you don't have a couple of generations of living in a pla...

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by scbriml
Sun Jan 08, 2023 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Influencer/Kickboxer/Hustler Andrew Tate arrested in Romania on human trafficking charges
Replies: 29
Views: 2268

Re: Influencer/Kickboxer/Hustler Andrew Tate arrested in Romania on human trafficking charges

davidjohnson6 wrote:
Why are people interested in Andrew Tate ? The courts are perpetually filled with people who are accused of having done bad stuff. Why is this case noteworthy ?


Schadenfreude. Difficult to not enjoy a low-life getting some comeuppance.

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by scbriml
Sun Jan 08, 2023 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher
Replies: 49
Views: 2808

Re: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher

He's certainly ticking all the right boxes. Take a bow, Sir! Then it’s a good thing he drops out of school at the age of 6. The GOP don’t like it when members can think for themselves. You ever been to Newport News? Doubtful this kids family is the GOP type. You appear to have fallen into the trap ...

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by scbriml
Sun Jan 08, 2023 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 11950
Views: 885295

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Example of a Bogus video... Russian Tu-95S bomber exploded in a ball of fire after being hit by the Anti-Air Missile | ARMA 3 https://youtube.com/shorts/O17-5B9QYxU What's bogus about it other than your inability to read the title that says it's from a video game? My Sin was not knowing that AMRA 3...

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by scbriml
Sun Jan 08, 2023 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher
Replies: 49
Views: 2808

Re: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher

alex0easy wrote:
Future GOP congressman.


He's certainly ticking all the right boxes.

Take a bow, Sir!

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by scbriml
Sun Jan 08, 2023 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 11950
Views: 885295

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Those folks have a choice - stay and become fully Ukrainian, or leave and become fully Russian. It's up to them. After what Russia has done, there can no longer be a halfway house. How would that work in practice, though? Could you tell everyone in the UK they need to drop their native language and...

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by scbriml
Sat Jan 07, 2023 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher
Replies: 49
Views: 2808

Re: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher

More scary is that this child could go before a court in the US on a charge! :o A serious look into the childs upringing/domestic situation is required. Hope the teacher recovers 100%, we need more teachers, and the child receives gentle guidence going foward. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

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by scbriml
Sat Jan 07, 2023 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher
Replies: 49
Views: 2808

Re: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher

TriJets wrote:
The only thing you can really do here is charge the parents. They should not have left a gun someplace that their young child could access it.


While the most likely source of the gun, has it been confirmed yet?

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by scbriml
Sat Jan 07, 2023 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher
Replies: 49
Views: 2808

Re: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher

Queue the “thoughts and prayers” and ridiculous mental gymnastics ”moar gunzzz” defenses in 3…2… One wonders if the teacher was armed would she have been entitled to shoot the 6 year old in self defence? Now that would require some extreme mental gymnastics by the pro-gun lobby. But yes, shoot that...

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by scbriml
Sat Jan 07, 2023 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher
Replies: 49
Views: 2808

Re: 6 Year Old Shoots Teacher

leader1 wrote:
Queue the “thoughts and prayers” and ridiculous mental gymnastics ”moar gunzzz” defenses in 3…2…


I'm sure the boy went through all the correct procedures to acquire the gun legally.

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by scbriml
Sat Jan 07, 2023 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 11950
Views: 885295

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://youtube.com/shorts/O17-5B9QYxU


Has anyone claimed it's real? It's so obviously generated or game footage.
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DIRECTFLT wrote:
Example of a Bogus video...

Russian Tu-95S bomber exploded in a ball of fire after being hit by the Anti-Air Missile | ARMA 3

https://youtube.com/shorts/O17-5B9QYxU


Has anyone claimed it's real? It's so obviously generated or game footage.

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by scbriml
Sat Jan 07, 2023 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 11950
Views: 885295

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Some may want to leave but some may decide that they'd rather be Ukrainians. It's up to them to decide, but if they stay. they can't claim to be an oppressed minority anymore. Only if they aren’t going to be oppressed post-war. Already a few months ago I read an interesting article about the bigges...

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by scbriml
Sat Jan 07, 2023 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW
Replies: 409
Views: 47281

Re: MOM aircraft discussion - 100t to 200t MTOW

flipdewaf wrote:
Why do we need to have an aircraft with a floor area between the A321 and B788 anyway?

Fred


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


We have to "need" it, otherwise the last 15 years of Boeing teasing and a.net fantasizing is completely wasted effort. :wink2:

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by scbriml
Fri Jan 06, 2023 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA names experts to review Boeing safety culture
Replies: 19
Views: 3189

Re: FAA names experts to review Boeing safety culture

Here is the timeline. The panel will convene in the coming weeks and have nine months to complete its review and issue findings and recommendations, the FAA said. Congress directed the agency to appoint a panel by 2021, but the FAA missed that deadline. Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/1-u-fa...

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by scbriml
Fri Jan 06, 2023 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 11950
Views: 885295

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

art wrote:
I can't see any country approving of Ukraine developing its own nuclear deterrent.


Who “approved” North Korea getting nukes? Or India, or Pakistan, etc.

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