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by M564038
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 6910

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

You are inventing things again. No one on the «left»(In america these days it means anyone left of Hitler) wants a one-party state or ban opposing views. No one has silenced or de-platformed anyone except a bunch of extremeist maniacs hell bent on destroying democracy and performing a coup. Taking a...

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by M564038
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 6910

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

He still has the full authority and every means that heads of state has had at all times before social media at his disposal. You can’t take away a head of state’s free speech the same way you can’t take away queen Elizabeth’s driving license. Trump has NOT been silenced, he still has the Presidenti...

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by M564038
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2505
Views: 168935

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

We have had 8 people dying after vaccination, and that out of 10 000 vaccinated so far.

Why?

Because we started with the absolute weakest and oldest. Those 8 were going to die anyway.

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by M564038
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 6910

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

Removing large channels is very effective.
Less propaganda reaches people = good.

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by M564038
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61496

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

The german chancellor doesn't neccesarily have the same understanding of free speech as defined in american laws. Even so, she is still wrong, heads of state always have free speech. They can make the whole system listen at any time. They don't need social media to do their job or excercise their po...

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by M564038
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61496

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Trying to overthrow a democratic process and commit a coup has been known in many instances to carry the death penalty. I am not for the death penalty, but please do not even contemplate comparing one of the worst possible crimes to petty vandalization during a legal demonstration against the system...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9242

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

People’s rights? People’s rights? Having private companies help you spread lunatic conspiracy theories about how people, the world and everything works is a right now? And yes, the GOP is a lunatic, fringe cult spreading false information about absolutely everything from A-Z. It has been that way fo...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9242

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

There is nothing hyperbole about it. I know you don’t understand the gravity of this situation, but it is the most significant crisis in american politics since the civil war. This is also not about 2 equal sides fighting democratically for power, this is about 1 side going rogue, criminal, trying t...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9242

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

A political party just attempted a coup, much of it coordinated through social media, and people think that the private companies behind these social media is out of line because they don't want to be a part of it?

Nothing surprises me about americans anymmore.

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by M564038
Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61496

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

That Jayden X fellow behind that Video seems to be a professional rioter turning up at any and every protest no matter the cause or ideology. Truly devoted to being in the center of trouble. I have never been much of a protester myself. But I have family, a couple of cousins, a millitary officer and...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61496

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

But Hitler’s support was smaller than Trumps. There were a lot more political parties to choose from in Germany, while in the US, the polarization has made half the voters de-facto fascists because of the 2-party system. Hitler’s political base was smaller. Once he got into power and got all the att...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61496

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

While I agree on the Weimar comparison, and the analysis of the silent enablers of the republican party seemingly not understanding the gravity of the fire they are playing with, it takes a very special leader to make this a full-blown right wing authoritarian state. Hitler was one. Trump is not one...

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by M564038
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?
Replies: 138
Views: 7402

Re: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?

I don’t think he has ever had the correct codes.

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by M564038
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61496

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

There are no greater crime in a democracy than attacking democracy itself. These people tried to stop, forcefully, the most basic and sacred functions of democracy. This is an attack on national, and through the power of the mighty US, international security. It is treason. None of the terrorists th...

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by M564038
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1073
Views: 61496

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

They started. Clowns interrupted for a while. Later they continue. The End.

bennett123 wrote:
Did they certify the EC votes.

If the votes cannot be certified, what happens next.

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by M564038
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women with hairy armpits
Replies: 49
Views: 3141

Re: Women with hairy armpits

I think you should go research that closer Max Q, and by that I mean real scientific, medical ones and preferably neutral ones, that means not american and/or sponsored by religious foundations. The foreskin is pretty much functioning like other self-cleaning, bacterially balanced parts on the body ...

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by M564038
Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women with hairy armpits
Replies: 49
Views: 3141

Re: Women with hairy armpits

Indeed. Pubic hair and hygiene is closely linked. People that shave, especially clean shave have more hygiene challenges, more infections and more skin problems than just keeping it kept, normal and natural. So from a health standpoint, keeping at least some is better. (uncut penises by the way, sho...

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by M564038
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scotland Says Trump Cannot Travel There Jan 19th
Replies: 37
Views: 2291

Re: Scotland Says Trump Cannot Travel There Jan 19th

He can tweet from anywhere, but still, be gone with thee. He can't legally stay forever, and they're unlikely to give him asylum. . He won't be able to tweet after Biden takes the oath. He has breeched every twitter-policy possible, but he has been allowed to post anyway because of his current job ...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other country's anthems
Replies: 64
Views: 37870

Re: Other country's anthems

The Dutch national anthem is the worst. They sing about "we are Germans"... :roll: compare to Norway when they coopted a french general to reign as king. We democratically elected a danish prince that was also married to Queen Victoria’s granddaughter and closely related to the swedish ro...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 01, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Il-86 Performance
Replies: 54
Views: 9962

Re: Il-86 Performance

Oh, come on! Trade shows! Dinners! Courses! Congresses! Alumni meet ups! Friends of friends! There are a gazillion ways you could meet and in all friendliness have 2 glasses of wine and be all nerdy. You’ll know, more or less, where to stop of course, depending on your business. The Sutter/Boeing en...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Il-86 Performance
Replies: 54
Views: 9962

Re: Il-86 Performance

The Sutter/Boeing engineers trading «secrets» or rather exchanging ideas with similar and friendly collegaues from the east is quite widely covered in his biography. Which is a great read for numerous reasons. These kind of exchanges weren’t as uncommon as many people think. It happened in a lot of ...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other country's anthems
Replies: 64
Views: 37870

Re: Other country's anthems

You haven’t paid attention, the EU is hip again! These lyrics having no link to Europe don't make sense for the EU anthem. Maybe we should use "The final countdown" by Europe! Instead of the usual brass fanfates, get some electric guitars at every official state visit and every internation...

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by M564038
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Other country's anthems
Replies: 64
Views: 37870

Re: Other country's anthems

Agreed, although I do think the Soviet Anthem places number 1 with a solid margin. The DDR one, although it beats most akward, military march-ish western anthems by a solid margin, lacks a bit of tonal tension and drama, it is a bit jingly with harmonic changes aking to elevator-music or film music ...

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by M564038
Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burger Wars!
Replies: 88
Views: 3994

Re: Burger Wars!

But the single best one I ever had was in, of all places, a place I can’t recall the name of .
In Hamburg.

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by M564038
Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burger Wars!
Replies: 88
Views: 3994

Re: Burger Wars!

Illegal Burger is the best of course, followed by Munchies, but not the new one on Løkka, they missed the mark. Sometimes you just need it plain and over done like Arken in the old days.

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by M564038
Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Everyone's worst type of hangover
Replies: 31
Views: 1888

Re: Everyone's worst type of hangover

Funny part is, "the old disproven adage" here is the opposite and equaly correct for me. It is basically that you go from weak to stronger alcohol for the best result;-) The old, disproven adage, of ‘beer before liquor, never been sicker’ holds true for me. If I start with beer, I never go...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 1103
Views: 189222

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Hard to take your reply seriously. These kind of numbers are unheard of at entry into a new market . Gives me Lidl-vibes. They got a similar response and didn’t last long in Norway. Only 1/10 of Norwegians are positive towards using Wizz. No less than 63% are strongly negative towards them. This is ...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 1103
Views: 189222

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

https://frifagbevegelse.no/nyheter/far- ... 972a6e3d7b
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Only 1/10 of Norwegians are positive towards using Wizz. No less than 63% are strongly negative towards them.
This is a failing entry in to the market.

https://frifagbevegelse.no/nyheter/far- ... 972a6e3d7b

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by M564038
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DR Jill Biden
Replies: 93
Views: 3481

Re: DR Jill Biden

We want qualifications to be the differentiator when it counts. When it doesn’t count we want society to be as egalitarian as possible. Using titles when not neccesary is creating hierarcies where there shouldn’t be any. It’s like handing out your CV to anyone in any absurd situation where your qual...

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by M564038
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DR Jill Biden
Replies: 93
Views: 3481

Re: "DR" Jill Biden

I don't share AW99's political opinions one bit, but I think all of those are uneccesary, unless it is needed to establishand identify responibility(and thus the potential of authority) effectively in a certain situation or organization, such as a millitary command chain or something like the Captai...

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by M564038
Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DR Jill Biden
Replies: 93
Views: 3481

Re: "DR" Jill Biden

They do! I have met germans that get furious when I ignore their titles. Haha! Your name is Professor? Weird! Jill Biden is not a medical Doctor, and that should be said, every time she wants people to address her as such. At my last employers in our German factory we had several doctors of electric...

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by M564038
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DR Jill Biden
Replies: 93
Views: 3481

Re: "DR" Jill Biden

Working in higher education, I absolutely refuse to use collegaues’ titles. I would positively laugh anyone in the face that use it or demand it’s use by anyone else. We need to know somenone’s formal education and real world experience when hiring for positions and negotiating wages. After the new ...

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by M564038
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 1103
Views: 189222

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Compared with Malmø’s 350000, the miniature Norwegian town Trondheim’s(150000) route to Oslo was as of 2017 Europe’s 5th busiest route! That is how weird the norwegian airline market is. https://www.mynewsdesk.com/se/kristianstad_airport/pressreleases/nytt-flygbolag-skaaneflyg-3052314 Skaneflyg is a...

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by M564038
Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian News and Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1064
Views: 178216

Re: Norwegian News and Discussion - 2020

With the talk of «Zombie»-airlines, you are forgetting that pre-CoV19 Norwegian was doing better than ever, and that most of the problems before that was quite frankly Boeing’s. The basic bussines model has worked for a long time, and the basic Norwegian airline minus Long Haul has worked great for ...

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by M564038
Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 1103
Views: 189222

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

I’m hearing Wizz, company and crew, is not making friends with the local airport authorities, security, service people, drivers, acting like bullies and primadonnas. Passengers are stranded with lack of bus services and information.
Not a great start.

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by M564038
Sun Dec 06, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 1103
Views: 189222

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

No. There is not room for 4. 3 has been tried many times before and has not worked. The only things that has worked has been the duopolies of SAS/Braathens and SAS/Norwegian. FLYR can get amazing leasing deals and low operating cost with a great, experienced crew. They will have the lowest real cost...

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by M564038
Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 1103
Views: 189222

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

No, no, no Literal translation of FLYR is FLYING As «I am flying there», which could also be said as «I am going to fly there» but the direct norwegian translation of that would be «skal fly», but FLYR in this sense is FLYING. A new Norwegian airline plan to start up in 2021, with 5 either A320s og ...

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by M564038
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2505
Views: 168935

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Although official Russia is completely and utterly unreliable, and initial information was presented as a propaganda attempt, information through medical and science circles does indeed suggest that all conventional procedures has been completed, that Sputnik is a very conventional vaccine, made wit...

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by M564038
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German lawmakers call for buying sex to be made permanently illegal
Replies: 136
Views: 9044

Re: German lawmakers call for buying sex to be made permanently illegal

The swedish model, ie. making BUYING sex illegal, even abroad for our citizens, has made a real positive difference. Reading this thread is like reading something from the 1800s.

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by M564038
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Trump like Quisling?
Replies: 35
Views: 1951

Re: Is Trump like Quisling?

Is the concept of free speech lost? He can say anything he wants, doesn’t make it so and it won’t at noon on Jan 20th, 2021. The anti-Trumpists have become as hysterical as Trump himself. The election showed us, but splitting their votes, they want hysteria to end. The president can say anything he...

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by M564038
Sat Nov 21, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Trump like Quisling?
Replies: 35
Views: 1951

Is Trump like Quisling?

Quisling became known as the first person semi-succesfully attempting a coup through media April 9th 1940. He went on the radio when the populace was confused and torn, and with no constitutional, legal or democratic support declared himself to be the head of state. As a former minister of defence, ...

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by M564038
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?
Replies: 50
Views: 3736

Re: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?

Exactly. With the current development in satelite networks I will be surprised if we don’t see thia phasing in within the next 10 years.

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by M564038
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?
Replies: 50
Views: 3736

Re: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?

It would be satelite, and it would be a 200kbs stream, and it would be perfectly doable for a very small cost. It would have solved AF447 years before, and MH would also have been solved. And yet, the people in the back, a lot of times for free, streams away, Gigabyte after gigabyte. Pricing is way ...

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by M564038
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?
Replies: 50
Views: 3736

Re: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?

And yet, the people in the back, a lot of times for free, streams away, Gigabyte after gigabyte. Pricing is way down compared to what it was. Sounds like someone hasn't negotiated their contract in a while! There’s simply no need for it, as determined by the operators, the insurers, the regulators a...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?
Replies: 50
Views: 3736

Re: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?

First of all, forget about the FDR, the amount of data needed is «nothing». The CVR is the thing generating data, and for local storage in the CVR-box, uncompressed PCM is the only logical answer. A couple of hours of that, times Captain, FO and ambience channels gives you a couple of gigabytes. Yes...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?
Replies: 50
Views: 3736

Re: Why can't flight data and CVR record be sent to the ground stations continuously by satellite and/or VHF?

Those figures are absurd. All comercial airliners combined could be covered by ballpark 2-3Gbs. Yes. Sattelite is expensive but not THAT expensive. The passengers is already in the back sharing a lot more than that. Encrypted streams aren't exactly an uknown either. Streaming one aircraft black box ...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian News and Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1064
Views: 178216

Re: Norwegian News and Discussion - 2020

The background pic on the press conference talking about restructuring towards the future was a 787. So no. What are the chances of DY making it successfully through the bankruptcy process? Slim to none I guess. And at one point or another the creditors will just put an end to this, as they don't wa...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian News and Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1064
Views: 178216

Re: Norwegian News and Discussion - 2020

Expertds are saying todays news means a grace period for the entire organization of about 150 days. What are the chances of DY making it successfully through the bankruptcy process? Slim to none I guess. And at one point or another the creditors will just put an end to this, as they don't want the s...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norway defies forecasted Cov-19 collapse and sees highest real estate prices ever in May.
Replies: 23
Views: 2156

Re: Norway defies forecasted Cov-19 collapse and sees highest real estate prices ever in May.

As the economists say, Norway - Oil = Sweden. So not too bad, just hope it doesn’t include the number of Covid deaths! I consider that the worse impact will be the decline of oil industry. Cities like stavanger has seen a big decrease in prices and people seems to be moving from the regions. The dec...

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by M564038
Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If he loses the 2020 election, wIll Trump run in 2024 and if so will it help or hinder the Republican party?
Replies: 116
Views: 6970

Re: If he loses the 2020 election, wIll Trump run in 2024 and if so will it help or hinder the Republican party?

But seriously, can we change the heading of this thread? As several of us asked for since the start. Things are really iffy right now, it is not funny anymore to call the results of this election into doubt. Threats of violence is looming. Donald Trump is attempting a coup. There has not been any do...

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