One can't have 4x fuel burn per seat mile, comparable floor space, small fleet operating economics, and charge comparable prices to 787 J today. That just doesn't work. CRJ-200 seating for J prices? Not for me. It wouldn't be 4x the fuel burn per seat mile. It would be 4x the fuel burn, but only fo...Jump to post
They have already converted an oil tanker into a "warship".Jump to post
SEPilot : 50 billion is probably pessimistic, but 5 billion is a given, 10 billion very probable, and 15-20 billion would surprise noone. So far the company doesn't have 1 billion, and 150 employees. Wingtips56 : the windows were small in case one failed and caused a depressurisation. Since Concorde...Jump to post
I'm sure most of them were "born" into that religion, otherwise they wouldn't bother with it.Jump to post
Still pretending they love the constitution huh ?Jump to post
But the thing is that Boom has a prototype ready to start flying soon, they went ahead of the curve with the prototype with that they will get feedback for the construction of Overture, people said the same thing with the Boeing 747, and look it's flying today. Boom is far, far away from having a &...Jump to post
I didn't think you could both be a religious nut and a valedictorian. With all the science and stuff.Jump to post
This is no different than 'on call' employees not being paid for days they are expected to remain near the office or have their phone on. Surely they're compensated for that in some way ? The laws on that are complex and are different in almost every state, which is why on-call schedules are avoide...Jump to post
The first Boeing aircraft was made of wood, linen, cables, and was basically a copy of another plane.
You could say Boom are copying Concorde I guess, but doing so is a bit more challenging than a small seaplane flying at 65kn.
Also the Boeing Model 1 was actually a failure and didn't sell.
I find the highest end devices too expensive for what they do. But I'm not spending hours on my phone every day, so that might play a role. I can't really afford them (I could, but that would mean cutting something else) but even if I could, I would only buy them for the convenience of "I buy t...Jump to post
International travel with Tesla starships is more likely Except it wasn't that long ago that people thought SpaceX was a joke. When SpaceX announced they were developing a Falcon 9 reusable rocket they were practically laughed out of the room no one took them seriously because for years NASA and ot...Jump to post
If Boom were able to build an ER version eventually, UA could fly EWR-HNL-SYD and other eastern Australian routes with HNL being the ideal tech stop or scissors hub location from the east coast of the US to the east coast of Australia plus New Zealand. https://simpleflying.com/united-airlines-boom-...Jump to post
Limit CO2 by mandating grown fuel. Bans are cludgy at best. As an aviation fan and an engineer, I look for solutions, not "just stop" or heavy taxes. e.g., how will electric aircraft be allowed under this ban? When those aircraft are available, why not allow them? Lightsaber "Grown f...Jump to post
I don't think a single one of these will end up in United. If any of them are certified. The contract is full of requirements and loopholes, very easy for United to get out of. The timeline is way too aggressive. 2025 for rollout, 2026 for first flight and 2029 for carrying passengers. They have be...Jump to post
Murders have gone down in western countries in general so that's not really a good argument.Jump to post
Florida kids now : Florida deputies engage in shootout with 12yo boy and 14yo girl
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-06-03/ ... l/13371876
It's one artist so it's easier to organize (though I'm guessing a Gaga concert is still quite the huge thing). I have tickets for a music festival here in France at the end of August, it was for 2020 now 2021, well no because it has been cancelled again months ago, even though there is hope that eve...Jump to post
Knowing how many there were at any one time, on average, is interesting, knowing how many there were across millions of years, not so much.
How many humans by that account ? How many apes ?
If we could know the number from fossils and deduct the average population, sure, but doing it the other way ?
That person seems right wing/extreme right. The right wing in the US since at least the 80's has had one objective only and carried it out very well : give as much power to companies as possible, and remove as much power from employees as possible. Complaining about the consequences of the causes yo...Jump to post
I quickly looked at the ACS and couldn't find anything that states that but I could have missed it. If it does then it's in disagreement with FAR 61.23 which clearly states that you don't need one for exams in a simulator... https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/14/61.23 (b) Operations not requiring...Jump to post
I have no problem with her withdrawing, whatever her reasons are. Rules are rules and you can start a discussion to change them, it's just not what she has done, it's not the right time and she seems to be acknowledging that. Unlike her the French tennis federation is greatly suffering financially, ...Jump to post
The worst part is that Natives only make the news when they are protesting their rights, so most non-natives see it as "oh look at these whiny people." That's why I hope this brings awareness! It’s ridiculous. And SJWs hardly mention NAs as well because there aren’t enough of them to be s...Jump to post
The Catholic church is of course responsible (along with governments) however don't think it's because that church is evil. It would have happened with any of them, had they had enough power.Jump to post
100 bullets fired in mass shooting that left 2 dead, 20 injured at Florida birthday bash: https://abcnews.go.com/US/dead-20-25-people-shot-suspects-open-fire/story?id=77986310 Texas man arrested for allegedly planning mass shooting at Walmart: Police : https://abcnews.go.com/US/texas-man-arrested-al...Jump to post
The wealthy will do what they have always done, They will continue living a nomadic globetrotting lifestyle with multiple properties, citizenships and residencies that allow them the freedoms they desire, biding their time until more individual/business friendly governments take office again, becau...Jump to post
If she was sincere or smart she could have done things differently, say that she has mental health issues and that reporters are mean or something, but go to the pressers. Then either take nice questions and no comment the others or something like that. Pretty soon I'm sure should would only get &qu...Jump to post
If Marxism is so bad surely it should be taught too, so kids can recognize it ?Jump to post
Belarus looks to turn Minsk into a fifth freedom hub
17.05.2021 - 00:08 UTC
davidjohnson6 wrote:Belavia to cut workforce, blames Europe
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... mes-europe
Belarus looks to turn Minsk into a fifth freedom hub
17.05.2021 - 00:08 UTC
About the filibuster, why don't they at least go through with it ? Have some GOP senators really work for it ?Jump to post
Here in France most houses are made of cinder blocks so lumber prices aren't an issue. But there is also a shortage of cinder blocks ! There is a shortage of everything, partly because people working from home have time to do home improvements, partly because of the disruptions in shipping. I still ...Jump to post
Attack our airline once, we bankrupt your national airline, is that toothless ?Jump to post
So Russia is backing Belarus. That makes things absolutely clear. As far as Macron saying sanctions don't work on Russia, he's wrong. Russia is still hurting because of Ukraine refusing to sell them gas turbines for their navy ships. That's why they aren't really building anything bigger than friga...Jump to post
I think some evolution of ATC, ADS-B and TCAS will be needed, if not something basically giving a route to follow (displayed on the pilot's HUD). So far none of the eVTOLs I've looked at (there are hundreds so I've not looked at all of them) seem to sport a parachute nor airbags, I find that surpris...Jump to post
OK I'm no expert but when talking about "Orthodox" in Israel there are plenty of factions aren't there ? Aren't many of them actually anti zionists and not at all involved in colonies etc. ? But instead just spending their days reading the Torah and the night making babies ? entdoc : Israe...Jump to post
Personally I think it's totally possible it escaped from the lab, but indeed it was most likely simply sampled in nature by the scientists there, not made in the lab. We know they weren't really following best practices (partly because they refused the training that was supposed to happen from Franc...Jump to post
Lukashenko is probably thinking "maybe I shouldn't have done that" so I doubt Putin will follow but we'll see. At the EU summit Macron said that "sanctions against Russia do not work", so something new is needed : https://euobserver.com/world/151946 Might have something to do wit...Jump to post
In France jury trials are only for the gravest crimes (called crimes, and not "délits" ), basically rape and murder (and often, rape is lowered to something less to preserve the victim). And there is no need for jurors to all agree, so no mistrial. And one last bit that makes a difference ...Jump to post