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by Dahlgardo
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time
Replies: 97
Views: 4380

Re: Your Top Ten Favorite TV Characters Of All Time

here's a top-13. Hard to choose some to be removed The best : https://i.ytimg.com/vi/2kitqQ8eAfs/hqdefault.jpg others, in no particular order : Jim Taggart - Mark McManus (Taggart) Homer Simpson (The Simpsons) Roger Sterling - John Slattery (Mad Men) Don Draper - Jon Hamm (Mad Men) Rusty Cohle - Mat...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German elections: exitpolls
Replies: 47
Views: 1333

Re: German elections: exitpolls

I live in Germany and went here to school. All my school live we were taught of Nazis and the Nazi time. Seeing their propaganda and the tendencies, I can very well say this is serious. Not comparable with the artificial smear campaigns against Islam. There is history in Germany that is very trauma...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German elections: exitpolls
Replies: 47
Views: 1333

Re: German elections: exitpolls

It's not only me labeling them Nazis, but also 87% of Germans who have not voted for them. I agree some of those posters are sad, bad taste and not worthy for a democratic party that wants to be taken seriously. But pulling the nazi card is nothing but hateful rhetoric, and nothing better that labe...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German elections: exitpolls
Replies: 47
Views: 1333

Re: German elections: exitpolls

Congratulations to the Nazis. Finally after 70 years, they are again in Parliament. Please keep your disgracefull outbursts and labeling to yourself. It's nothing different from saying that because you are a muslim you are a terrorist. There is nothing wrong with wanting to minimize the amount's im...

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Classic Tv themesongs that stick with you
Replies: 33
Views: 1279

Re: Classic Tv themesongs that stick with you

No Mean City from Taggart. Mark McManus, the best Police Inspector on TV, ever! https://res.cloudinary.com/uktv/image/upload/b_rgb:000000,w_660,c_fill,q_90,h_371/v1497771954/qzssvipcjratht10bbdq.jpg and this : https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/18/Dynasty_%281981%29_title_card.jpg

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-124 — who operates them and how many?
Replies: 13
Views: 2745

Re: An-124 — who operates them and how many?

Thanks for the Info, I know Libyan Air Cargo had an AN-124 at one time, did something happen to that one? They had 2. 5A-DKL has been stored at Kiev Svyatushino since 2009 5A-DKN has been stored at Tripoli since 2011. There's a possiblity the An124 at Tripoli is damaged, and I would be surprised if...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-124 — who operates them and how many?
Replies: 13
Views: 2745

Re: An-124 — who operates them and how many?

Looking for information on the AN-124, how many are still in service, what airlines fly them, what will replace them? Are they still in production? thought I saw that they were. Anyway, just looking for general information and news items on the AN-124. Thanks Something like Anotnov Airlines : 7 Max...

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair running out of pilots? FR cancels 110 flights (09/12)
Replies: 162
Views: 27845

Re: Ryanair running out of pilots? FR cancels 110 flights (09/12)

And here's another example of a respectable person flying Ryanair: That is called virtue signalling. Nothing spectacular about that. To me Ryanair symbolses the ugly face of pure unethical greedy capitalism. They are 100% cynical in their behavior if it benefits their bottom line. "Why be nice...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair running out of pilots? FR cancels 110 flights (09/12)
Replies: 162
Views: 27845

Re: Ryanair running out of pilots? FR cancels 110 flights (09/12)

Pe@rson wrote:
Customers will be contacted directly about this small number of cancellations...


Now that is corporate talk at its finest.
Well done Ryanair!

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian ceo and board chairman increases it's stake in Norwegian
Replies: 4
Views: 1247

Re: Norwegian ceo and board chairman increases it's stake in Norwegian

Probably just a PR move to boost confidence in the company after the bad press recently.
Norwegian is still in a very vulnerable financial position.

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: On which airliner have most people taken their first flight?
Replies: 125
Views: 4589

Re: On which airliner have most people taken their first flight?

Mine was probably an A310-200 of SQ, but I'm asking for what people think the most common first-time plane is for every single person who's ever flown on an airliner. It is pure guesswork, but interesting to see what your thinking is. It will differ when you look at different age groups and regions...

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The best/worst looking airliner?
Replies: 55
Views: 3624

Re: The best/worst looking airliner?

Best :
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worst
Probably the A321, an extremely boring twin with disproportionately small wings.
Sharklets have helped a little though.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS in talks with Airbus and Boeing of 40-50 NB planes
Replies: 35
Views: 5901

Re: SAS in talks with Airbus and Boeing of 40-50 NB planes

The order is to replace older 737-700/800 in the fleet. SAS have 17x active 737-600's, will they not be replaced? Where do they fly the -600's anyway? I lived in CPH for 3 years, flew several times each week with SK, but never on a 736. That has actually changed a little lately. There are no SAS 73...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Does It Take To Make Flying Special Again?
Replies: 25
Views: 2300

Re: What Does It Take To Make Flying Special Again?

Not sure you can make flying special again, but it depends on how you define "special". But one thing that makes flying a poorer experience is the mad race to the bottom the likes of Ryanair and Spirit are stimulating. They constantly move the barrier of what is acceptable and tolerable, l...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you already lost your time and/or money to just to fly on a specific aircraft?
Replies: 59
Views: 2595

Re: Have you already lost your time and/or money to just to fly on a specific aircraft?

Have you ever paid more or made a longer trip just because you wanted to travel on a specific aircraft? If you're an enthusiast it's a very natural thing to do. And better do it now than later. Interesting oldschool aircraft types are disappearing fast. In a few years, planes like 747-400, MD80 and...

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Worst Airline Fleet Choice (Regrettable Aircraft Purchases)?
Replies: 49
Views: 3777

Re: Worst Airline Fleet Choice (Regrettable Aircraft Purchases)?

Air France and the 767?

That was an oddball in the fleet.

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest passenger aircraft in svc - Telegraph
Replies: 27
Views: 5804

Re: Oldest passenger aircraft in svc - Telegraph

nicode wrote:
And what about Air Koryo IL-62M ? Or the Tu-154B ?


P-552 is from 1976 and is still flying.
It is by far the oldest Tu-154 still in service.

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in Finland
Replies: 85
Views: 1622

Re: Terrorist attack in Finland

SOBHI51 wrote:
If this is true, then religion has nothing to do in this. He should be treated as a criminal.


Though, for some reason he was yelling Allahu Akbar.

http://heavy.com/news/2017/08/turku-finland-isis-islamic-state-allahu-akbar-stabbing-knife-attack-youtube-videos-pictures-photos/

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in Finland
Replies: 85
Views: 1622

Re: Terrorist attack in Finland

Sounds straight out of the play book. Loss of identity and culture. Wanting everyone to rigidly conform to a set of norms. More dog whistles. I’ve heard this all before, except the last time it was all in German. You keep pulling the nazi card. It is an absolutely disgraceful way of debating. If yo...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in Finland
Replies: 85
Views: 1622

Re: Terrorist attack in Finland

Moslims aren't the problem. linking refugees with these attacks is disgusting. Would you please be so kind to elaborate on this since you are so vocal about it, and dare calling someone disgusting? It has certainly been the case in previous terror attacks that some of the terrorists have come as &q...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in Finland
Replies: 85
Views: 1622

Re: Terrorist attack in Finland

He said that people should vote for right wing patriots to restrict immigration. I saw a bunch of those on TV in Virginia the other day beating black people, giving the Nazi salute and carrying Nazi flags. It’s a dog whistle phrase to refer to fascism. So, by your view if you're right wing, a patri...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist attack in Finland
Replies: 85
Views: 1622

Re: Terrorist attack in Finland

You are disgusting. And repetitive Actually, your remark is disgusting. It's okey to disagree, but that kind of rhetoric sad. The comments in the OPs first post is by no means racist (somebody who think they are should point out where it is), and it might actually turn out to be factual true for mo...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Van attack in Barcelona
Replies: 67
Views: 3157

Re: Van attack in Barcelona

Hard to say, we can look at the number of Muslims in each country and we would need to know the number of Nazis in each country to compare. Just look at the net numbers. I'm not arguing about what percentage of ultra right wing fanatics are terrorists as opposed to islamists. The fact of the matter...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Van attack in Barcelona
Replies: 67
Views: 3157

Re: Van attack in Barcelona

We JUST had this happen in the USA, and Muslims had nothing to do with it. It's only going to get worse as more people/groups figure out how easy it is to do. Please do yourself the favour to consider the difference in the scale of the problems. How many "right wing" "nazi" terr...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Van attack in Barcelona
Replies: 67
Views: 3157

Re: Van attack in Barcelona

What is Islam? There is no single authority that interprets the holy book or how believers should behave. You can look at what ISIS is doing and get a fairly good idea of what the litteral interpretation of the texts will give you. They try extremely hard not to do anything Mohammed did not do. As ...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Van attack in Barcelona
Replies: 67
Views: 3157

Re: Van attack in Barcelona

Kiwirob wrote:
golly gosh who would have done such a horrible thing??

Apparently one of them looks like this

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dubai Ideas, places to see, opinions
Replies: 17
Views: 1101

Re: Dubai Ideas, places to see, opinions

Oman is much more authentic, interesting and sightseeing-worthy. #2 of course very much depends on how many days you plan to spend there. I cannot agree more. Oman is one of the best places I've ever been to. It is a true oasis of authenticity and peace in the Middle East. Beautiful nature too. If ...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 hard landing
Replies: 6
Views: 2652

Re: 737 hard landing

if the description of the video is accurate, this flight was operated by EI-EVY. https://www.flightradar24.com/reg/ei-evy Looks like it departed Leeds again with 1½ hour delay despite having arrive 30 mins ahead of schedule. This could be due to an extra ground inspection because of the hard landing...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian receives first two 737 MAX aircraft
Replies: 31
Views: 9020

Re: Norwegian receives first two 737 MAX aircraft

Congrats to Norwegian. Those engines seem to hang so close to the ground. There's a lot of 'empty' tails on many of Norwegian's newer planes. I think they've ran out of people to paint on them. Well, I still expect these to appear at some point :-D http://cphspotters.dk/userpics/albums/userpics/1000...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft
Replies: 192
Views: 24888

Re: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft

It is attracting the passenger with a cheap fare to rip him off later on. Haha, no shit Sherlock. That has been Ryanairs business model for years and years. They are extremely good at it, and they are refining this all the time. So now they have even managed to put a (hefty) pricetag on common cour...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft
Replies: 192
Views: 24888

Re: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft

Random Allocated Seating We haven’t changed the random seat allocation policy. The reason for more middle seats being allocated is that more and more passengers are taking our reserved seats (from just €2) and these passengers overwhelmingly prefer aisle and window seats which is why people who cho...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft
Replies: 192
Views: 24888

Re: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft

When you book tickets to a sport event you get assigned seats because it would be impossible to get tens of thousands of people sited in order. When you buy a contract of carrying you from A to B that does not include an assigned seat (in this case). Some suppliers give you this "perk" bu...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft
Replies: 192
Views: 24888

Re: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft

I would not go quite that far as to liken them to the Mafia, but yes it is a disgraceful thing to do. Yeah, different from the mafia in the way that it's not illegal, but the ethics do not differ much. Ryanair prey on the weak. This policy hurts the most voulnarable, families with children, people ...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft
Replies: 192
Views: 24888

Re: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft

And that is the whole point. This is about people who are too mean to pay €4 to sit together! Please get over yourself. This is a disgraceful business practice, nothing else (no matter if it's Ryanair or anyone else). There is absolutely no reason to split up anyone travelling together, especially ...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft
Replies: 192
Views: 24888

Re: Ryanair seat assignments all over the aircraft

Ryanair has discovered a revenue opportunity.

What they have done, is basically to introduce a new harasment and offer their passengers the option to pay in order to avoid it.

This is how the mafia operates.

Way to go Ryanair.

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana and their Il-96´s
Replies: 87
Views: 28104

Re: Cubana and their Il-96´s

Cubana´s Il-96 fleet has had a very unstable usage during the last months. CU-T1250 was flown to Moscow and onwards to the Ilyushin factory in Voronezh for service on January 26. this year and have not been seen since then. This makes the ex Aeroflot Il-96, CU-T1717, the only active Il-96 in Cubana...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue May 23, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fatal blasts at Manchester Arena
Replies: 115
Views: 4651

Re: Fatal blasts at Manchester Arena

Business as usual I guess...

The attacker apparently made a short video before the attack explaining why he did it.

Who would have guessed.

https://twitter.com/Nxvxskxt/status/866803708037910529/video/1

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by Dahlgardo
Tue May 16, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest Liveries Still In Use?
Replies: 64
Views: 11537

Re: Oldest Liveries Still In Use?

A bit out of categori, but still, the classic Aeroflot livery from around 1975 is still in use by the Russian Air Force (without titles though). Transport aircraft are still being painted in that livery after overhaul. RF-86901 was overhauled early 2017. 1975 http://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airl...

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?
Replies: 79
Views: 11625

Re: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?

Cincinnatti CVG peaked in 2005 with over 22mill pax.
It's now down to around 6mill.

That place used to be a CRJ heaven.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five people killed in terrorist attack near Parliament in London
Replies: 54
Views: 2542

Re: British Parliament on lockdown after two people shot

A picture of the attacker.
Who would have guessed...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antonov 26 crashed in South Sudan
Replies: 21
Views: 5197

Re: Fokker 50 crashed in South Sudan

It seems 44 people died when a Fokker 50 of South Supreme Airlines crashed today at Wau after a flight from Jubba. RIP to all but let's hope for survivors. Source: http://www.airlive.net/breaking-passenger-plane-crashed-at-wau-airport-in-south-sudan/ That's an An-26-100, not Fokker 50. Likely eithe...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Antonov 26 crashed in South Sudan
Replies: 21
Views: 5197

Re: Fokker 50 crashed in South Sudan

It seems 44 people died when a Fokker 50 of South Supreme Airlines crashed today at Wau after a flight from Jubba. RIP to all but let's hope for survivors. Source: http://www.airlive.net/breaking-passenger-plane-crashed-at-wau-airport-in-south-sudan/ That's an An-26-100, not Fokker 50. Likely eithe...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Turkish referendum
Replies: 62
Views: 2283

Re: Turkish referendum

Well played by Erdogan.
All this is only to boost his image towards the Turkish public
He appears strong and not affraid to challenge the EU.
Many Turks will love this.
The election is given anyway.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK theres no hiding parked aeroplanes now
Replies: 189
Views: 47313

Re: EK theres no hiding parked aeroplanes now

Checked the EK A380s on FR24, and all but 2 have been active the last 3 days. A6-EEF was last flown 18-02-17, and A6-EEG was last flown 27-02-17. They could both be on the ground for scheduled maintenance. So it does not appear that any A380s are in storage. The daily utilisation could well have gon...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Populist
Replies: 13
Views: 609

Re: Populist

Chance of getting killed by a Muslim terrorist in the USA: 1 in 6 Million Chance of a Muslim to be killed because he is a Muslim in the USA: 1 in 1 Million. That is possibly correct, but it does by no means take into account the massive amount of resources now being spend on anti-terrorism. The rea...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest commercial airliner in service?
Replies: 46
Views: 17288

Re: Oldest commercial airliner in service?

Oldest active civilian Soviet cargo planes
An12 : UR-CCP Cavok, mfd in 1962
An26 : UP-AN601 SCAT, mfd 1970
IL18 : UP-I1804 Unknown operator. Departed Alma Ata july 2016, mfd 1966
IL76 : UR-CIE ZetAvia, Mfd 1979

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oldest commercial airliner in service?
Replies: 46
Views: 17288

Re: Oldest commercial airliner in service?

Might not there be equally old-- or even older-- aircraft flying in the countries of the former U.S.S.R.? Oldest An24, P-537 Air Koryo, mfd 1966 IL18, RA-75516, mfd in 1962 (military though). Probably no commercial pax configured left anymore. But you never know Tu134, RA-65052 Turuham, mfd 1977 Tu...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why do jets leave a white trail in the sky?
Replies: 24
Views: 3985

Re: Why do jets leave a white trail in the sky?

If it's cold enough planes leave a contrail on ground level too

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 21, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sweden losing control of its migrant ghettos
Replies: 179
Views: 6709

Re: Sweden losing control of its migrant ghettos

Can you show those statistics? Because I just tried to find them, and what I get is slightly different. My source is this: https://www.statbank.dk/statbank5a/default.asp?w=1920 When I look for convictions based on origin, I see some 157,000 convictions for 2015. Of those, 22,000 were committed, acc...

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