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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

We have to force the vaccine on the uneducated and math challenged because at the end of the day they are killing themselves. I fail to see why that would be a bad thing. Darwin would be so proud. I don't disagree... Covid is turning into a crisis mostly for the unvaccinated. Why should we care abo...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 18, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics
Replies: 45
Views: 1884

Re: Political Schism: Strained Friend/Family Relationships Due to Politics

My once best friend's wife is so political, she cut him off from me. I don't think she realizes his politics aren't hers... The issue with politics is too many people are beholden to the idea of being an R or a D. There are not enough independent thinkers left. I agree too much R vs. D, bit misinfor...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2 in 2021, market battle finally won by Airbus ?
Replies: 89
Views: 14991

Re: A220 vs E-195E2 in 2021, market battle finally won by Airbus ?

So, you basically confirmed that the E2 fits the wrong niche and that BBD had it right with the CSeries. No, BBD did not. The C-Series program sank the company. The Program (not BBD) was lucky to get a second investor (Airbus) which decided to invest (at a still big loss) on the program otherwise, ...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Estimate that a million people have lost their sense of smell due to Covid19. https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/more-than-a-million-people-in-the-us-may-not-have-regained-sense-of-smell-months-after-covid-19-infection-study-estimates/ar-AAQRLSb?ocid=BingNewsSearch I care as my sense of smell ...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 17, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Starting in January, all Disney cruises will require everyone age 5+ to be fully vaccinated. https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisondurkee/2021/11/17/vaccine-mandates-expanding-to-kids-disney-cruise-requires-children-5-and-up-be-fully-vaccinated/?sh=3710ce8e4331 Personally, this is what I needed go on ...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Small forest fire tanker reported down in Colorado
Replies: 16
Views: 2861

Re: Small forest fire tanker reported down in Colorado

RIP sad.
I do not know enough details to comment much more. The family had a loss and losing a valuable piece of firefighting equipment is of less importance, but worthy of mention.

Lightsaber

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Starting in January, all Disney cruises will require everyone age 5+ to be fully vaccinated. https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisondurkee/2021/11/17/vaccine-mandates-expanding-to-kids-disney-cruise-requires-children-5-and-up-be-fully-vaccinated/?sh=3710ce8e4331 Personally, this is what I needed go on a...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

NFL stepping up testing of players and family. Did I read that right that all family and friends must be tested before visiting players (NFL setting up sites for testing)? Also two days of extra testing for players. That should help. In particular since the days are back to back. https://www.msn.com...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 17, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Boosters in cancer patients working, however for 44% who couldn't develop resistance, they still didn't. :cry2: https://www.upi.com/amp/Health_News/2021/11/17/COVID-19-vaccine-booster-cancer-study/4051637157945/ Moderna has asked for Canadian approval for 6 to 11 year olds. https://www.poandpo.com/i...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 17, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Moderna has asked for Canadian approval for 6 to 11 year olds. https://www.poandpo.com/in-sickness-and-health/canada-moderna-seeking-authorization-of-spikevax-covid19-vaccine-in-children-611-years-old/ In my opinion, we need more vaccines for kids. I live between LAX and LGB airports in SoCal and th...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 17, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2 in 2021, market battle finally won by Airbus ?
Replies: 89
Views: 14991

Re: A220 vs E-195E2 in 2021, market battle finally won by Airbus ?

Eventually this will come down to production efficiency and economics of scale. The E2 has enough orders to increase production rate and benefits from E175 production simularities. However Airbus is re-optimizing A220 production and in another thread there is speculation of a two large new orders: h...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 509
Views: 84897

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

ibom has signed for ten A220: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2021/11/ibom-air-airbus-sign-agreement-for-purchase-of-10-a220-aircraft/amp/ “Within six months of this process, the airline was able to validate the A220 as the right choice for its domestic and regional aspirations. The order for the 10 Air...

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by lightsaber
Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Just had a Moderna booster after having received the Johnson vaccine 5 months ago, which means I'm cross vaccinated in a way that EMA hasn't approved yet. Should I be worried? Anyway too late to change my mind. Since the FDA has approved cross("heteralogous") vaccination, you should be ok...

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by lightsaber
Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

As for hospital occupancy, no nation plans its hospital capacity with a pandemic in mind. Any novel disease circulating or even a bad strain of the flu can strain the system. Given the inevitability of Covid eventually and the fact that there is not nor will there be a better measure for it than th...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?
Replies: 41
Views: 7729

Re: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?

There is one thing to consider, whenever an aircraft is re-engined, the optimal size grows. For the first 737s, it was the 737-200 For the second generation, it grew one stretch to the 737-300 For the third (NG) generation, it grew to the 737-800 The same is true of Airbus. The new engines have more...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Partners orders 255 A321neo family aircraft
Replies: 52
Views: 8924

Re: Indigo Partners orders 255 A321neo family aircraft

The ratio of aircraft on order to operating aircraft is perplexing. Do not get me wrong, I see much growth in ULCCs and the A321NEO/xLR has a fine future. This is specifically about Indigo partners. I am a bit skeptical we are not going to head to a recession (we're due and the money printing during...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Employee assaulted, taken to hospital
Replies: 68
Views: 8402

Southwest Employee assaulted, taken to hospital

https://www.wcnc.com/article/travel/southwest-airlines-employee-taken-to-hospital-after-being-assaulted-by-passenger-dallas-love-field-officials-say/287-44e25b95-e729-479f-8b9a-85d8e020418a In a statement to WFAA, a spokesperson for the airline said the incident happened at Dallas Love Field airport...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator
Replies: 567
Views: 109834

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

This is bizarre. No other airline has reported the issue that I could find. EASA knows their stuff and isn't taking action. https://askbill.co.uk/easa-not-intending-to-act-on-qatars-a350-grounding-yet/ While I personally find AAB's negotiate in public style annoying, I also do not see QR grounding A...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 215
Views: 8228

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

For $3000 per ton, that is taxing gasoline at $25.50 per gallon. Ummm... that has huge social consequences that cannot be ignored. Lightsaber, those costs are there and are being paid, just not by the person who uses it. Those costs are being paid by society at large in the form of climate adaptati...

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by lightsaber
Sat Nov 13, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Pilots Union Rejects 150%/200% ExtraPay Offer for Working the Holiday Periods
Replies: 165
Views: 21680

Re: AA Pilots Union Rejects 150%/200% ExtraPay Offer for Working the Holiday Periods

Reading through this thread (I read every post), I am glad my family cancelled the big Thanksgiving and we are just having dinner with family and probably neighbors (they are going through a medical crisis, so we help).

Interesting times ahead!

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 12, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Fascinating graphic on vaccine effectiveness that visually tells us how well vaccines are working: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/the-unvaccinated-drive-covid-19-infections-in-the-us/ar-AAQy1LM?ocid=BingNewsSearch https://img-s-msn-com.akamaized.net/tenant/amp/entityid/AAQy1Lu.img?h=1119&...

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 12, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 787 doesn’t lend itself well to a freighter says Leeham News
Replies: 108
Views: 15812

Re: The 787 doesn’t lend itself well to a freighter says Leeham News

Do you actually have to cut into the carbon fibre or are they capable of laying the tape so that they’re, for all intents and purposes, “leaving a hole”? 787 fuselage barrels are laid down as monolithic structures and then the doors and windows are cut out. When it comes to a new-build freighter, I...

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 12, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA/ATC vaccine mandate effect travel
Replies: 25
Views: 2138

Re: TSA vaccine mandate effect travel

The vaccine mandate should have done sooner. It should not be pushed back. The issue is a mandate required a full approved vaccine. That wasn't until August 23rd: https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/comirnaty-and-pfizer-biontech-covid-19-vaccine...

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 12, 2021 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Sukhoi Superjet
Replies: 2
Views: 1416

Re: New Sukhoi Superjet

Does this reduce their attractiveness in foreign markets? Well, not that the SSJ had been attractive in foreign markets up to now... I can only think of two airlines that flew SSJs in the West and neither do now. This is more to enable Iran sales. I find it facinating that the PD-8 is the Russian p...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 11, 2021 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA/ATC vaccine mandate effect travel
Replies: 25
Views: 2138

TSA/ATC vaccine mandate effect travel

There is a November 22nd deadline for government employees to be vaccinated: https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2021-10-20/can-tsa-vaccinate-enough-screeners-before-the-thanksgiving-travel-rush The TSA labor union wants to move the December 8th deadline to January 4th as with Federal contractors...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34425

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

Vaccine mandates have been legal since 1905 and reaffirmed in 1922. SCOTUS so far has refused to hear any cases and 99.9% of cases brought by employees against the mandates have failed. I doubt they will have any success. Since there are medical and religious exemptions, what are the grounds for th...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 11, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Fascinating graphic on vaccine effectiveness that visually tells us how well vaccines are working: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/the-unvaccinated-drive-covid-19-infections-in-the-us/ar-AAQy1LM?ocid=BingNewsSearch https://img-s-msn-com.akamaized.net/tenant/amp/entityid/AAQy1Lu.img?h=1119&a...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 11, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates
Replies: 302
Views: 34425

Re: Airline Employee Covid Vaccination Rates

Great so now everyone can shut up abut this being legal, because it is. That might be nice, but expect an appeal. Vaccine mandates have been legal since 1905 and reaffirmed in 1922. SCOTUS so far has refused to hear any cases and 99.9% of cases brought by employees against the mandates have failed....

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 10, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 215
Views: 8228

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Where did you see USD 3,000 a ton, that’s about $30 a gallon, correct? One gallon of gasoline creates 8.5kg of CO2 https://www.eia.gov/environment/emissions/co2_vol_mass.php#:~:text=Carbon%20Dioxide%20Emissions%20Coefficients%20by%20Fuel%20%20,%20%2075.09%20%2021%20more%20rows%20 Or (per my math) 1...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 10, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Mesa county Colorado is publicly noting they are diverting patients and hospitals are under surge plans: https://health.mesacounty.us/covid19/datadashboard/ This means reduced staffing per patient that always has worse outcomes. Apparently, the number of parents getting "sniffles covid" is...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 10, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 509
Views: 84897

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

Mirabel is hiring for the production ramp. I don't know if it means anything for sales campaigns, but one can hope. The article indicates the production ramp continues: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/money/topstories/airbus-sees-need-to-hire-at-least-500-people-in-mirabel-as-a220-output-climbs/ar-AAQvWvv...

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by lightsaber
Wed Nov 10, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

https://www.greeleytribune.com/2021/11/ ... ility/amp/

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They have gone to crisis standards of care, including allowances to ration care and all adults now qualify for the booster:

https://www.greeleytribune.com/2021/11/ ... ility/amp/

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by lightsaber
Tue Nov 09, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Colorado discussing going to crisis of care: https://coloradosun.com/2021/11/09/colorado-hospitals-crisis-care-covid/ This is officially stating the hospitals are overwhelmed. While services will be provided, it will be at a reduced service level. My relative's hospital has asked for this as normall...

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by lightsaber
Mon Nov 08, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

I cannot say for certain, but one of my friends noted several reasons people are not following up on 2nd jabs: 1. Belief that a Covid19 infection before or after the first jab gives them full immunity. 2. Anti-vax messaging convinced them not to continue. Lightsaber 2 - while there are some anti-va...

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by lightsaber
Mon Nov 08, 2021 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pivot Airlines of Canada announces its launch dates
Replies: 6
Views: 2132

Re: Pivot Airlines of Canada announces its launch dates

Please post on topic. Its not humor, it is when it details a thread.

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by lightsaber
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

https://health.mesacounty.us/covid19/datadashboard/ 53% one jab (see above link) isn't slowing this down. For the 3rd wave in a row, Mesa County Colorado is the canary in the coal mine, in my opinion: lots of globetrotters flying into Aspen, Telluride, and MOAB in a low vaccinated region. Yes, the ...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 07, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 509
Views: 84897

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

Lightsaber, as per your link and the tone of my article above, this is about *regional* replacement. I don't think mainline counts into this. I don't know but I also think mainline A319 are not 25 years old? (Someone knows for sure) In any case, these are great news. I'm a A220 fan. Yet to fly the ...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 07, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Toenga - interesting comparison. And I note even with the best of intentions, execution, and sensible scientific protocols this pandemic is hard to deal with. Again I recommend The Psychology of Pandemics. It discusses public health, rumors, conspiracy, denial you name it. It would be helpful for t...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 07, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Some links noting the hostility the medical profession is now getting: Nurses change out of scrubs before grocery shopping because confronted: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/survey-covid-19-taking-a-growing-toll-on-kentuckys-depleted-nursing-corps/ar-AAPQm6h?ocid=BingNewsSearch Hostility i...

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by lightsaber
Sun Nov 07, 2021 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Burnout is hitting hospital staff hard as the next wave hits in Colorado: https://www.bakersfield.com/ap/national/we-re-stretched-to-the-max-rural-hospitals-in-colorado-face-staffing-shortage-as-covid/article_3a69a86d-a0f0-564c-99c6-dba6e3c171b4.html Employees have left small-town health care facili...

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by lightsaber
Sat Nov 06, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Assembling a fleet of used aircraft
Replies: 7
Views: 1492

Re: Assembling a fleet of used aircraft

Some airlines will modify aircraft to meet their standard. For example Delta is modifying their recently bought 737-900ERs before introducing them. https://simpleflying.com/delta-used-aircraft-order/ Now I do not know how far the modifications go. I worked with ex-Delta mechanics (retired and brough...

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by lightsaber
Sat Nov 06, 2021 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 509
Views: 84897

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

If LH want to replace A319s with A223s, I agree on the order size as the minimum. It could be for a hundred or more. Simplifying by replacing other regional aircraft with A221s might add 20 to 30 more. This would be a big deal for both LH group (Germanwings, Austrian, Brussels, Air Dolomiti, and Eu...

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by lightsaber
Sat Nov 06, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 215
Views: 8228

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Incredible DW feature here about a new type of solar generation plant in Chile that is helping to phase out coal in one region of the country - think mirrors, not panels: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LONu7gZhl2M California has several of those plants. The issue is power storage. Peak electrical ...

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 05, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10080

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

Fascinating video today on status in Colorado. https://www.9news.com/video/news/health/coronavirus/vaccine/health-officials-to-provide-friday-update-on-covid-19-in-colorado/73-ef35cd97-c8ca-4a15-aaa1-bf9460201917 Big point at 14:47, due to delayed care on non-coronavirus patients, they are being hit...

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 05, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

The point is you need both. And you keep harping about the price tag for some reason, as if you or anyone who is to take this is actually paying for it. As a taxpayer, we are paying and as a backup, great. As a first line? Poor economics we eventually have to pay for (e g., more inflation). Over 90...

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow: Luggage belt filled with frozen fish crates
Replies: 29
Views: 6700

Re: Heathrow: Luggage belt filled with frozen fish crates

LOL...If only there were 42 crates :) There's probably a "foolproof" way of avoiding this kind of cock-up, but of course, those who design foolproof method usually underestimate the genius of fools. Seriously, though, how can something like this happen? I get that cargo can sometimes be q...

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 381
Views: 25551

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

I'm well aware one can get Covid19, my relatives hospital has gone into crisis mode as so many staff had breakthrough infections, vast majority from unvaccinated children, all minor infections BTW. They just cannot go into work which put the hospital in crisis today. But we know hospitals in low va...

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by lightsaber
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Startup plans to electrify BAe146 plane
Replies: 27
Views: 5473

Re: Startup plans to electrify BAe146 plane

According to Planespotters, there are only 98 still flying. Why would they choose to develop a conversion like that for an old ac like the 146/RJ and not the CRJ? My guess is they'll need at least four electric motors and the 146 offers four engine pylons vs. the CRJ's two. I'd be surprised if this...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Impact of the Ethiopian conflict on ET and ADD
Replies: 46
Views: 9261

Re: Impact of the Ethiopian conflict on ET and ADD

The US and UK as well as other western countries have told their citizens to leave the country. That means get out now. Another link on US recommendation not to travel to Ethiopia; https://www.msn.com/en-xl/news/other/ethiopia-declares-nationwide-state-of-emergency-as-tplf-makes-gains/ar-AAQfMq6#:~...

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by lightsaber
Thu Nov 04, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Filipino call centers
Replies: 26
Views: 1495

Re: Filipino call centers

I'm convinced there's a correlation between call centers and violence. I'm normally a pretty level-headed person. But navigating an automated call center menu and THEN having to wait makes me consider acts of severe violence. I'm not an idiot. I can navigate your fantastic website. Clearly it was n...

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