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by M564038
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 602
Views: 113649

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

Norwegian boss Jacob Schram steps down as CEO with immediate effect today. His contract was terminated by the board late last night, according to NRK.
Geir Karlsen, whol led the economic restructuring effort is taking his position.

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by M564038
Sun Jun 20, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If electric cars were computers: what stage are we at?
Replies: 24
Views: 2054

Re: If electric cars were computers: what stage are we at?

EVs today are at about Apple M1 processor. Clearly ahead of fossils. There is really just 2 drawbacks at this point: -Price hasn’t come down enough in markets without tax- or other incentives. -Most markets haven’t got the proper infrastructure with chargers rolled out yet. But the cars themselves a...

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by M564038
Wed Jun 09, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which country has ended Asylum Seeker in Europe?
Replies: 34
Views: 1906

Re: Which country has ended Asylum Seeker in Europe?

I think the Social Democrats in Denmark realised they would forever have lost their core voters, which are the people closest to the imigration/integration problems, to the populist right if they didn't bypass the international solidarity-part of social domocratic ideology for a while. In denmark, t...

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by M564038
Mon May 24, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Belarus intercepts Ryanair flight from ATH to VNO
Replies: 261
Views: 32583

Re: Belarus intercepts Ryanair flight from ATH to VNO

Fun username ! Make that about a minute from the border, the fighter had probably already turned around. No. The Captain of a civilian vessel was being told to divert by the government of the airspace his vessel was in. It was not on him to risk the lives of everyone on board. He was mere minutes fr...

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by M564038
Mon May 24, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Belarus intercepts Ryanair flight from ATH to VNO
Replies: 261
Views: 32583

Re: Belarus intercepts Ryanair flight from ATH to VNO

IF this guy ends up dead, the Captain should be charged with manslaughter. Where was his backbone in this? No. The Captain of a civilian vessel was being told to divert by the government of the airspace his vessel was in. It was not on him to risk the lives of everyone on board. He was mere minutes...

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by M564038
Mon May 24, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Belarus intercepts Ryanair flight from ATH to VNO
Replies: 261
Views: 32583

Re: Belarus intercepts Ryanair flight from ATH to VNO

IF this guy ends up dead, the Captain should be charged with manslaughter. Where was his backbone in this? It has emerged that people in the cabin where pretty well informed of what was going on, if no one stands up to the thugs, it leaves civil society wide open to every brainless ruthless idiot ou...

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by M564038
Sun May 23, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world
Replies: 46
Views: 3356

Re: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world

In the mean time, more people die from fossil fuel emissions EVERY DAY than has died from all use of nuclear power combined since it started in the 50’s. Do we still want that after Fukushima and Chernobyl. Hell yes we do. Chernobyl was caused by a flawed design, and Fukushima was a man-made acciden...

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by M564038
Fri May 21, 2021 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world
Replies: 46
Views: 3356

Re: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world

Here we actually outlawed oil heating a couple of years ago, and there are stricter and stricter regulations on fireplaces too.

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by M564038
Fri May 21, 2021 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world
Replies: 46
Views: 3356

Re: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world

Good points. We not only need to electrify transportation, we need to clean up how we get our energy as well. I happen to live a place that is, and has always been 100% renewables, and even though there is a long way to go, there are clean options. Nuclear being the obvious one for 100% grid compati...

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by M564038
Thu May 20, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world
Replies: 46
Views: 3356

Re: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world

Why not? It is the actual usage of the car that pollutes, not the manufacture. The most environmentally friendly thing is to scrap the old fossils and go EV as soon as possible. Which is exactly why I’ve bought my last Mercedes after owning six—I’ll restore an old one before operating an electric Me...

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by M564038
Tue May 18, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world
Replies: 46
Views: 3356

Re: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world

You will, as everyone else that has made the switch, absolutely love EVs. The driving is so much more fun than the old fossil junk. If you end up clutching to old tech just because of stubborness, I hope you are taxed hard for it. Climate change and local pollution is real, and getting rid of that f...

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by M564038
Mon May 17, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world
Replies: 46
Views: 3356

Re: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world

Of course there will be massive investments! There already is! It is the biggest revolution in transport in a century or more! But the challenges are in general presented overly dramatic, and we know here, since we are already well into it. I am sorry tommy, but what was I supposed to get from watch...

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by M564038
Mon May 17, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world
Replies: 46
Views: 3356

Re: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world

I am sorry tommy, but what was I supposed to get from watching that video of someone that has less insight into the subject than myself? Of course EVs are still coming down in price, because of less taxation compared to fossils, EVs has been the economical thing to buy here for several years already...

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by M564038
Sat May 15, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8758

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

It is not acceptable to solve this in such a way that people in certain age groups, with certain conditions and people that for health reasons can not have the vaccine needs to live in permanent isolation and/or fright. This is solved by herd immunity. For this to work, everyone that can, needs to t...

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by M564038
Sat May 15, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world
Replies: 46
Views: 3356

Re: Aluminum Ion battery tech could change the world

We already have a working level 3 network, I drive above the average amount but a regular 5kW charger at home is fine for me 90% of the time even on the car with the small battery (28kWh). On the 70kWh Tesla there is simply no such thing as range anxiety for a normal user, and on the 28kWh it is onl...

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by M564038
Sat May 15, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8758

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

You reduce the transmission rate to a tiny fraction, and you achieve herd immunity: Pandemic over. You need far from a 100% reduction to achieve that, but barring a 100% effective vaccine, you do need even mote people to actually take the vaccine. This is not hard math, is it? Have you ever noticed ...

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by M564038
Sat May 15, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8758

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

This is about herd immunity. That is the only way out of the pandemic cripling the world economy and killing millions. If you do not get vaccinated, you stand in the way of herd immunity. It is not about your rights, it is about the herd. Those who do not understand something so simple is not fit to...

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by M564038
Sat May 08, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm in Crypto Now
Replies: 77
Views: 5906

Re: I'm in Crypto Now

It's a well known argument against bitcoin. However, try to compare it to how much electricity banks around the world are wasting. Crypto use electricity on a whole different level. It is the actual "mining" process, which is basically brute force code breaking to hit upon the "passw...

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by M564038
Thu May 06, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man barely survives freak accident with RN-50
Replies: 13
Views: 16019

Re: Man barely survives freak accident with RM-50

The link is to a 20 minute video of some people discussing some guns. Is there something particular we should watch for?

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by M564038
Sun Apr 25, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 24918

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

These kind of situations are dealt with, even one on one, in care homes, psychiatric hospitals, schools, parents, bouncers in bars by people of all sizes, shapes, genders and training, millions and millions times a day, the world over without weapons or even restraints, and yet there are people tryi...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 24918

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

Yes, it is a scandal that it is now seemingly illegal for a police officer in control of a situation to execute a black guy. Where is the world headed? It's quite a shame because to anyone who doesn't have any preconceived opinion on the matter knows that justice has become mob rule and that outside...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Idea of the Next 20 Years Ahead
Replies: 21
Views: 1668

Re: Idea of the Next 20 Years Ahead

A lot of stuff has been in some kind of post modernistic stand still for a couple of decades or more. Electrification of the transport sector, IOT and general connectiveness will see a whole lot of things change, maybe even some ingetesting developments in nano technology and material science and en...

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by M564038
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion about elite universities like Caltech and MIT eliminating SAT admission test due to COVID?
Replies: 35
Views: 1981

Re: Opinion about elite universities like Caltech and MIT eliminating SAT due to COVID?

For those not from your specific country. What is a “SAT”, and how does it differ from grades?

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by M564038
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Bad Experiences with the Police
Replies: 112
Views: 8502

Re: Your Bad Experiences with the Police

I once left a large supiscious-looking suitcase in the wrong carriage of a french TGV-train. Long story, I was stupid, but there was mitigating circumstances. I was going to CDG, and was in a bit of hurry. I left the the suitcase and went to the restaurant and got just drunk enough on red wine, a go...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Bad Experiences with the Police
Replies: 112
Views: 8502

Re: Your Bad Experiences with the Police

I once had to wait for more than an hour in line to get a new passport at the police station. Norwegian police are the worst.

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by M564038
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4115

Re: Tea or Coffee?

I do think this is about the drinks, not song titles. You can type ANY word into Spotify and get a list of songs with the word in their titles, I just didn’t see what made that more relevant in the Coffee/Tea-thread than other threads. So did any planes chrash yesterday? https://open.spotify.com/alb...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4115

Re: Tea or Coffee?

And here we go again with easy-listening boomer music. What is the relevance?

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by M564038
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4115

Re: Tea or Coffee?

Why don’t you use that link yourself before you post measurements next time? We are an international crowd here. The most of us have to comunicate using a 2nd language, can’t you guys at least do the small effort of using world standard measures? What are those numbers in standard measurements? That...

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by M564038
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4115

Re: Tea or Coffee?

Coffee is life-essential, tea is something warm and cozy to drink in the evening when it isn’t apropriate to drink wine.

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by M564038
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4115

Re: Tea or Coffee?

What are those numbers in standard measurements? What is correct amount of water to use with a single tea bag, one that you might find from Bigelow Green Tea?? That is a good question "DIRECTFLT." Of course the answer depends not just on volume but on seepage time and water temperature. I ...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.
Replies: 21
Views: 1718

Re: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.

Yes, I remember the Nesset-case! My father always told the story of meeting him in a professional capacity not long before it all fell apart, and I was supposedly with him as a small child. How is that for a claim to fame? He said he had the creepiest voice and the weakest handshake of anyone he'd m...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.
Replies: 21
Views: 1718

Re: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.

I don’t know what echo chamber you live in, but that is disconnected from reality. I am glad you admit to having very little knowledge about the subject. Ok. Then you judge on superficial apperance only, and simply know nothing about norwegian political history, where the main ideological fault line...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.
Replies: 21
Views: 1718

Re: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.

Ok. Then you judge on superficial apperance only, and simply know nothing about norwegian political history, where the main ideological fault lines are, and how the key numbers and statistics has developed over the last 8 years. The symbol of Erna’s government of the pandemic will forever be how she...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.
Replies: 21
Views: 1718

Re: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.

He won’t ever be released.

prebennorholm wrote:
M564038 wrote:
Zero homocides first quarter 2021,

So obviously Breivik hasn't been released from prison yet.

But beware when that happens (cannot last all that long). He has changed his name to Hansen (full name Fjotolf Hansen).

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by M564038
Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.
Replies: 21
Views: 1718

Re: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.

The symbol of Erna’s government of the pandemic will forever be how she didn’t support normal people trying to pay the rent, but gave the money to the owners to cover the loss of income due to flats being empty after people had been forced to move. That says 100% everything about her and her evil id...

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by M564038
Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.
Replies: 21
Views: 1718

Norway sees new homicide record 1st quarter 2021. Zero.

0. Zero homocides first quarter 2021, not just per 100,000, but out of a 6 million population. Some of the reduction is explainable by Covid and statistical imaginable chance(numbers were low before), but this is kind of beyond belief. I looked into the worldwide numbers a bit, and though they look ...

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by M564038
Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is everyone’s home internet speed?
Replies: 43
Views: 3368

Re: What is everyone’s home internet speed?

Yes, I am guessing there is a lot of difference between countries with incentives for infrastructure-project for the common good and those who leave it all to capitalism. But I fail to see how it can be social-economical benificial to a society to let rural areas be left even more behind, and strang...

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by M564038
Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is everyone’s home internet speed?
Replies: 43
Views: 3368

Re: What is everyone’s home internet speed?

There are some WILD regional variations here. I am pretty shocked Sub-100mbps are still such a thing in some parts of the western world.

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by M564038
Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is everyone’s home internet speed?
Replies: 43
Views: 3368

Re: What is everyone’s home internet speed?

That could me, except switching in june. People in my building find it scandalous we are currently only being offered 500/100 as maximum. Paying for a 300/50MB line, receiving 337/72, 10ms latency, fibre, USD 40/month with no limits to download/upload, Denmark. Will shift provider as of May 1st, whi...

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by M564038
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is everyone’s home internet speed?
Replies: 43
Views: 3368

What is everyone’s home internet speed?

I saw a few You Tube vids about Starlink, and the comments got me thinking. There is such a wide range of home internet speeds around that people find normal/enraging/frustrating or whatever. What is your current speed, latency and cost in $ for your home internet, in which part of the world, and wh...

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by M564038
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Fukushima Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster
Replies: 78
Views: 4095

Re: 10 Years Since Fukushima Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster

Dillution vs. actual amount of radiation would be the keywords here. You mention neither. My understanding is that radioactive discharge into water are deemed acceptable after being sufficiently diluted. The Japanese government have been planning for release of water that have been processed to rele...

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by M564038
Thu Mar 25, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?
Replies: 36
Views: 2377

Re: What colour temperature do you prefer in your home?

The problem with 6500 is that a lot of things get a bluish look(like the sky) and people tend to feel that looks like death indoors. Color TV manufacturers use to deliberately set the gray scale temperature to 2700-3000 because if it were set to 6500 (white) no one would buy it even though that is c...

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by M564038
Sat Mar 20, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Fukushima Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster
Replies: 78
Views: 4095

Re: 10 Years Since Fukushima Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster

There will always be made hyperbole documentaries about events like this. Every official source, inside or outside Japan has the death toll at 0 -zero- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukushima_50 . The actuall number was more but these were the workers from TEPCO. In the movie, they had shown that so...

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by M564038
Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Fukushima Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster
Replies: 78
Views: 4095

Re: 10 Years Since Fukushima Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster

The 50 workers who died? What are you talking about? Isn't it one of the problem faced by nuclear power? As in, in nuckear accident like the Fukushima one, no one have been affected in the way like being exposed to nuclear bomb. Meanwhile, when nuclear bomb hit Japan, the clean up was quick and does...

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by M564038
Thu Mar 18, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 289
Views: 66251

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

No, they were actually getting profitable and had their best year ever. Who's to say that Norweigan wouldn't have succeeded if it wasn't for a worldwide economic disaster that nobody saw coming. If in 2019 someone had predicted "next year going on holiday will be made illegal" they'd be co...

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by M564038
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 289
Views: 66251

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

It is not clearly a Norwegian 787. And even if it is, it does not show any trademarked features, and is probably a photo provided by the current owner of the aircraft. Website up and running. Although not that much information https://flynorse.com/ Remarkable that they get away with having a 787 cle...

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by M564038
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Fukushima Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster
Replies: 78
Views: 4095

Re: 10 Years Since Fukushima Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster

But. it. Doesn't. Nuclear is the least deadly power source per kWh produced. That is including Tchernobyl and the Fukushima non-event. Both of those was bad to the theoretical maximum. there you have the only answer you need. Again. Check the estimated death toll if something similar was to happen w...

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by M564038
Mon Mar 15, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 289
Views: 66251

Re: New Norwegian locost international airline announced

Hehe. A bit of both;-) we are deep within quantum spin/state Schrödinger-territory of retrospective acounting after all.

scbriml wrote:
M564038 wrote:
That is at least more or less a fact.


So which is it? :sarcastic:

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by M564038
Mon Mar 15, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 289
Views: 66251

Re: New Norwegian locost international airline announced

Judging from the interviews I have heard/read with BK after he quit norwegian, he does not have any kind of nostalgia or emotions invested.

davidjohnson6 wrote:
Emotional involvement is rarely a good idea in business if the aim is to make a profit

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by M564038
Mon Mar 15, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 289
Views: 66251

New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Most of the original Norwegian-guys (Including Bjørn Kjos) are in on it. They are going to be doing international flights with 787s before christmas they say. https://borsen.dagbladet.no/nyheter/starter-nytt-flyselskap/73530440 I am not convinced that they don’t have a chance. Norwegian’s 787 operat...

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