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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA
Replies: 122
Views: 2034

Re: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA

So you are the norm? If someone isn't up to it you get to decide whom is going to leave? Not at all. I just feel it's hypocritical to remain in a country yet try to change it to resemble another while you trample others rights. If you like the Europe model then move there, Many have. Also if you wa...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 57
Views: 1949

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Olddog wrote:
Well it should ease somewhat ease the burden at that border no ?


Yes, but that means the Netherlands expects a hard Brexit, that's why more people are needed at the border. And that's not something to get excided about.

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA
Replies: 122
Views: 2034

Re: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA

If it makes you feel better, I have been to over 100 countries, including Europe countless times, and I have zero interest in the US becoming more European. There are many great things about Europe, just as the US has many flaws. There is no such thing as utopia and there never will be. We can only...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 61
Views: 1262

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Now it's Obama's (and the Democrats') fault for not stopping the election meddling that Trump spent months saying never happened...even though McConnell was the one who held up any chance of action in Congress. Honestly, how do his supporters still not question his mental capacity or integrity? Wha...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 61
Views: 1262

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Well, the US influenced heavily in getting Boris Jeltsin (remember him?) elected, and since come-back is fair play, I personally fail to see the problem in Russia returning the favour. Vlad is a shrewd operator, whilst Abu Ivanka Al-Amrika is playing with his toys in a sandbox. About the last peopl...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA
Replies: 122
Views: 2034

Re: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA

NIKV69 wrote:
bgm wrote:
You most certainly do NOT speak for all Americans. That is YOUR personal opinion, and it is not shared by every US citizen. :talktothehand:


Nothing from keeping you from leaving.


So you are the norm? If someone isn't up to it you get to decide whom is going to leave?

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?
Replies: 52
Views: 5678

Re: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?

Scorpius wrote:
P1aneMad wrote:
Scorpius wrote:
any wealth in the capitalist world is based on criminal enrichment in one way or another.


Oh, tell that to Karl Marx.


That is the great argument for bashing a lot of people? And you wondered why I made a comment about forgiveness. :roll:

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 581
Views: 17042

Re: From Russia with truth

You are forgiven and let's see if you truly mean it and change your tune..... Forgive me to being a sceptic ;) The meaning of this custom of repentance for the wrongs inflicted, even if these grievances could have been caused accidentally. Some cleansing from the bad that you could do to others for...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA
Replies: 122
Views: 2034

Re: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA

and the bashing amongst Americans of Europeans and Europe have also a long history. The difference is that most Americans have a very limited knowledge of the world around them and become easy targets for various media with an agenda. Due respect but most if not all country to country bashing on th...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA
Replies: 122
Views: 2034

Re: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA

They are both mass killings by deranged people. Why obsess over the murder weapon? planes are essential to transport. guns are about essential for nothing. I see it differently. I see firearms as an essential means of personal self-defense. No government can deprive me of my right to protect myself...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?
Replies: 52
Views: 5678

Re: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?

Scorpius wrote:
any wealth in the capitalist world is based on criminal enrichment in one way or another.


Ok, so where is the wealth actually created in your view?

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 57
Views: 1949

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

LJ wrote:
Some goods news coming from the Brexit. The Dutch government will start hiriing additoinal customs employees as of next week. It hopes to hire between 750 and 930 additional staff in the next few months.


I fail to see where the good news is in this.

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 581
Views: 17042

Re: From Russia with truth

You are forgiven and let's see if you truly mean it and change your tune..... Forgive me to being a sceptic ;)

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by Dutchy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political discussions in the workplace
Replies: 24
Views: 617

Re: Political discussions in the workplace

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
I try not to discuss politics at work. Not worth the hassle to argue one's opinions with people who can't accept differing opinions without kickback.


:checkmark: No upside and potentially a lot of downsides.

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by Dutchy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA
Replies: 122
Views: 2034

Re: Florida shooting - Europe should set an example to the USA

We have more opportunity as a non nanny state and entrepreneurship here in America. Could you elaborate on that? I will give you a head start on it: American investors seem to be less risk averse when it comes to investing in start-ups, which is a good thing for entrepreneurs and the thing I like a...

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by Dutchy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: We are the Un-United States of America
Replies: 56
Views: 2111

Re: We are the Un-United States of America

Kiwirob wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:

Would breaking up the US be a bad thing? We basically act like it already. Might as well make it official.


It wouldn’t just be good for the US to split it would be good for the world.


e.g. would be good for Russia.......

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by Dutchy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 61
Views: 1262

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

By the way, since you appear to be Dutch (I don't know what would make me think that), I just want to thank a Dutch person for the incredible efforts by the Netherlands to help expose everything that has happened in regards to Russian "Information warfare". Thank you for helping sane Amer...

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by Dutchy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 61
Views: 1262

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Since the accusations are strong enough to proceed, we need to ask ourselves the question why did the Russians want Trump to be president? Given the Russian mentality/dogma of thinking in win-lose, the Russians made the assumption that Trump was the person to make America weaker on the world stage a...

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 61
Views: 1262

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Jbut the clarity of evidence will make it hard for Trump to deny Since when is Trump stopped by something as superficial as evidence and facts? Here are the facts. 13 guys from Russia came here. Set up some social media and posted negative things about Hillary. Trump was never aware and was never c...

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 61
Views: 1262

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Ken777 wrote:
Jbut the clarity of evidence will make it hard for Trump to deny


Since when is Trump stopped by something as superficial as evidence and facts?

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 36
Views: 912

Re: Winter Olympics games

northstardc4m wrote:
ok, whatever reality suits you best.... :rotfl:


8-)

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 36
Views: 912

Re: Winter Olympics games

Well i guess the dutch don't quite dominate the 10000m do they? :checkeredflag: https://olympics.cbc.ca/news/article/canada-ted-jan-bloemen-wins-medal-000-speed-skating.html and sush Dutchy about ancestry... he's wearing a maple leaf. :lol: You can have him, we trained him, we nurtured him, we educ...

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bash Israel
Replies: 16
Views: 618

Re: Bash Israel

And that kills every discussion. Critical of Israeli policy --> antisemitism...... . guess the purpose :-) Sure, but I have a choice to accept that or not and I don't. I am convinced that in the long run, this will hurt the Israeli cause. In Europe, the attitude towards Israel has changed over the ...

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bash Israel
Replies: 16
Views: 618

Re: Bash Israel

The current government of Israel, on the other hand, is certainly not beyond criticism. That's not what the Israeli ambassador to the US says. He recently said that criticism of Israel is antisemitism. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_antisemitism He is playing the victim card. And that kills ever...

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 36
Views: 912

Re: Winter Olympics games

Short track has far more competition, there’s no dominance by the orange men and women. Long track is just a shitty dull sport. Ignorance is a bliss... So is it because you hate The Netherlands and that's why you want to remove it? Is it because you personally don't like the sport and thus you want...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 36
Views: 912

Re: Winter Olympics games

Might as well remove Hockey then, Canada will win anyhow ;) Funny I was just gonna say that :rotfl: But on a serious note... some haters need to take a step back... https://olympics.cbc.ca/news/article/canada-kim-boutin-receives-death-threats-after-winning-short-track-bronze.html not cool... i don'...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Israeli's Loose an F-16
Replies: 53
Views: 3553

Re: Israeli's Loose an F-16

Heck, withdrawing to 1967 borders and a Palestine statehood have majority support even in Israel, kews and arabs, for crying out lound. Palestinians are not the most beloved people in the Arab world either, just look how they are tread all over the Middle East, perhaps the only positive exception i...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tried any new craftbeers lately ?
Replies: 11
Views: 292

Re: Tried any new craftbeers lately ?

http://www.deleckere.nl/
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My current favorite locale beer: http://www.deleckere.nl/

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences to fake news
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Consequences to fake news

Your logic has a black hole right in the center. What you pedle here is exactly that : "fake news" or "alternate facts". How do you know? Lots of evidence to the contrary. ;) The key word here is "probably". You can defend your Putin all you want, but he has known to p...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political discussions in the workplace
Replies: 24
Views: 617

Re: Political discussions in the workplace

may I suggest to stick to discussing the weather You'd be surprised at how even weather is controversial, especially when coworkers are aware of my background with meteorology. It's always a damned if you do, damned if you don't thing: they forecast snow and it's only flurries: BAD! They forecast s...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 36
Views: 912

Re: Winter Olympics games

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p7zpH0 ... r_embedded

BTW another gold medal for the Dutch team, 1.000meters women.
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Just for the heck of it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p7zpH0 ... r_embedded

BTW another gold medal for the Dutch team, 1.000meters women.

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political discussions in the workplace
Replies: 24
Views: 617

Re: Political discussions in the workplace

haha, may I suggest to stick to discussing the weather :lol:

In all fairness, my company is located in an office building with companies with a focus on sustainability. Most workers here will feel the same as me and will vote more or less the same way as me, so I have it easy. 8-)

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C919 delivery 2021 at earliest
Replies: 17
Views: 2259

Re: C919 delivery 2021 at earliest

Kikko19 wrote:
Will it be far superior than any a320/737 as I read somewhere?


Call me a skeptic, but I would say no to that question.

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays
Replies: 45
Views: 7431

Re: Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays

Ah ok, well then I would make a slightly different deal with Iran if I were Boeing or Airbus, just price it in, ask a premium because of this risk and airplanes, except for the interior, are in basis quite a generic right. The risk is produced by the seller side. Why should Iran pay more? No, not b...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences to fake news
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Consequences to fake news

As for the substance, that is probably true - as we have seen since 2006 and reactions from Russians on this forum - and that is a shame that he hurt his message by lying about the circumstances. Your logic has a black hole right in the center. What you pedle here is exactly that : "fake news&...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences to fake news
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Consequences to fake news

Dutch foreign minister quits after admitting lie about meeting Russia's Putin AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra resigned on Tuesday, a day after conceding he had lied about personally hearing Vladimir Putin speak about plans to create a “Greater Russia” in 2006. Zijlstra s...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future for the Antonov AN-225 Myria?
Replies: 10
Views: 1880

Re: Future for the Antonov AN-225 Myria?

This link is from September 2016, from after the sale of the AN225 program to the Chinese. The Chinese hope to have a 2nd AN225 up and flying by 2019: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2016-09-06/antonov-sells-dormant-225-heavylifter-program-china What's the status on that? There were...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde and Air Force One at SXM (video)
Replies: 25
Views: 5667

Re: Concorde and Air Force One at SXM (video)

Must be strange for the AF1 crew to realize that they are the second most special aircraft to arrive that day :lol:

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: To Make Way for B-21, Air Force Plans to Retire B-1, B-2 in 2030s
Replies: 19
Views: 1355

Re: To Make Way for B-21, Air Force Plans to Retire B-1, B-2 in 2030s

Looks like my kids may have a shot at flying the B52 someday, and I'm only 25 and don't have any kids! You can have 5 generations flying the craft when it's finally retired. Look at it in this perspective: First flight was in XB-52: 1952 or 66 years ago First powered flight, wright flyer: 1903 or 1...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: France to buy more Rafales, A330 tankers
Replies: 11
Views: 1079

Re: France to buy more Rafales, A330 tankers

Kiwirob wrote:
Aesma wrote:
There are also talks of building a new aircraft carrier.


Might as well built two, CdG is a dog, might as well retire her early.


Do you have anything to substantiate on that? Or is it a dog, because it aint Russian?

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3018

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

Exactly. And let's not forget that during the Cold War days, Aeroflot aircraft were used for reconnaissance and many military a/c used to have the Aeroflot livery, or we see it nowadays: a Qatari C-17 in Qatar Airways livery.

So I think it is number 1.

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 36
Views: 912

Re: Winter Olympics games

Might as well remove speed skating from the games, it’s like synchronised swimming, utterly pointless and barely a sport. Congrats, with that reasoning, you just killed all sports, all sports are utter pointless......... Just long track speed skating, it’s only there for the benefit of one country,...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 36
Views: 912

Re: Winter Olympics games

Kiwirob wrote:
Might as well remove speed skating from the games, it’s like synchronised swimming, utterly pointless and barely a sport.


Congrats, with that reasoning, you just killed all sports, all sports are utter pointless.........

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Winter Olympics games
Replies: 36
Views: 912

Re: Winter Olympics games

Speed skating seems to be a Dutch affair again: GOLD: - Carlijn Achtereekte (3000 meters women, speed skating) - Sven Kramer (5000 meters men, speed skating) - Ireen Wüst (1500 meters women, speed skating) - Kjeld Nuis (1500 meters men, speed skating)) SILBER: - Sjinkie Knegt (1500 meters men, short...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3018

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

tommy1808 wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
Wouldn't the P-8 or more commonly known as the Boeing 737 fall into this category. Or the P-3 / Lockheed Electra.


if they carry or did carry nukes.. yup.

best regards
Thomas


this is only for bombers then?

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by Dutchy
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Nuclear war.....
Replies: 16
Views: 934

Re: Nuclear war.....

Stockpiling enough nuclear weapons to decimate the entire population of Earth tenfold, and then point them at each other leaving the risk of global annihilation is indeed somewhat absurd. On the other hand, quite ironically, these weapons of mass destruction ensured an unlikely peace between the tw...

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by Dutchy
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays
Replies: 45
Views: 7431

Re: Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays

Why is there a delay? There are no sanctions as of yet to prevent delivering these a/c, are they? I think Iran doesnt want to pay up front . Basically their argument is they could give Boeing $5Billion up front to pay for the planes, then get aload of sanctions for "reasons" and not get t...

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by Dutchy
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 537
Views: 32510

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

scbriml wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
Why would Putin be onboard a civil flight, he has a fleet of aircraft at his disposal.


Dutchy, you're making the schoolboy error of applying logic and reason to a conspiracy theory situation. :rotfl:


Did I fall for that one again? Damn.....

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by Dutchy
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays
Replies: 45
Views: 7431

Re: Iran Takes Closer Look At Russian Passenger Jet As Airbus And Boeing Deals Face Ongoing Delays

Why is there a delay? There are no sanctions as of yet to prevent delivering these a/c, are they?

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