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by Dahlgardo
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump to oppose Boeing-Iran deal
Replies: 18
Views: 2573

Re: Trump to oppose Boeing-Iran deal

Dutchy wrote:
America is being the odd one out here, not Iran.


Are you for real?
What in the Iranian political system do you think is superior to the US?

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 103
Views: 15069

Re: Subtle livery change for Icelandair

Strange to see an Icelandair 737 again after so many years.
They should do a retro livery now they have re-acquired this jurassic type of aircraft.

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 2017 full year and Q4 results: net loss was -299 million NOK (-£27.4 million)
Replies: 49
Views: 7545

Re: Norwegian today reported its full year and q4 2017 results. The net loss was -299 million NOK (-£27.4 million) in 20

How many billions of dollars did US airlines lose year on year before consolidation and lower fuel prices turned them to their current profitable state? Bancruptcy protection by Chapter 11 has helped US legacies quite a few times. Otherwise some of them would probably have been long gone. Norwegian...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 2986

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

I produced two videos some time ago with the fringe of the left. Now people are calling for the AR-15 to be illegal which will lead to all semi auto rifles. Then we will have a Virginia Tech or Colin Ferguson type shooting where a shooter uses pistols and you will rail on them. It's right in front ...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 2986

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

Living in a country with very little gun crime and very few weapons among ordinary people, it is very hard for me to understand why so many americans still think liberal gun laws are good thing and they contribute positively to their society. Fewer guns means less gun crime. The correlation is clear...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 2017 full year and Q4 results: net loss was -299 million NOK (-£27.4 million)
Replies: 49
Views: 7545

Re: Norwegian today reported its full year and q4 2017 results. The net loss was -299 million NOK (-£27.4 million) in 20

That looks bad for Norwegian.
It can't go on like that.

Kjos quoted delayed deliveries as a huge cost for them in 2017.
Is it really normal practice that Boeing or the engine vendor only has a very limited liability when they can't deliver on time?

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47559

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

For a non-pilot, can someone explain why would pitot heat be off? Failure to follow check-list? Could this have been an instance of the AN-148 (inadvertently) exceeding Vne while having very poor visibility (so no frame of reference) and having a critical structural failure? Or thinking they were i...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47559

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Firstly ADS-B data, sampled at 10 sec intervals, is going to be quite suspect in these extreme circumstances. Somebody else can give you the technical reasons, I don't pretend I know every detail. The 10 second sample rate is only for the playback functionality of FR24. The transponder transmits mu...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47559

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

I understand the human nature to speculate, but all of this input is useless until we have hard facts with official sources. The fetishism some of y'all have about these events is kinda gross IMHO Then don't click on the thread and read the final report when it comes out. This is an aviation enthus...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47559

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

1TV Rus just showed some pictures, apparently only smaller pieces were found and reports say, there have been falling burning parts in the sky. So it seems the airplane blew up mid air. I'll post a source, once I get one on the net. If the aircraft blows up mid-air you would likely find much larger...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47559

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Are the fluctuations in airspeed as seen in FR24 normal? Verstuurd vanaf mijn P9_Energy met Tapatalk You will probably not see the fluctuations in the raw ADSB-data, but FR24 only shows a speed/alt once every 10 second time stamp. Looking at the playback data, the aircraft was accelerating downward...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47559

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

RA-61704
Departed Domodedovo at 1120Z
Reached 6600ft and plummeted to earth at +3300ft/min shortly after that.
All according to FR24, so there's the usual uncertainty to the info.

Image

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netherlands a bit more modern
Replies: 28
Views: 940

Re: The Netherlands a bit more modern

Welcome to the world of hate speech laws based on group identity.
Glad you don't like'em.

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Since February 5th: Berlin Wall gone longer than it existed
Replies: 31
Views: 1128

Re: Since February 5th: Berlin Wall gone longer than it existed

It has never been tried and hence never killed anyone. Stalinism has as much to do with marxism as social darwinism with Darwins theory. Marxism requires democracy as the first step, none of the so called communist nations was democratic. The first two chapters of the communist manifesto are a perf...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Since February 5th: Berlin Wall gone longer than it existed
Replies: 31
Views: 1128

Re: Since February 5th: Berlin Wall gone longer than it existed

salttee wrote:
Stalinist communism and socialism are two different things.

I feel so very sorry for you because you think your taxes are too high.
Poor pitiful you.


So then call it collectivism.
It all ends the same way.
History has shown that clear enough even for you to understand.

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Since February 5th: Berlin Wall gone longer than it existed
Replies: 31
Views: 1128

Re: Since February 5th: Berlin Wall gone longer than it existed

God riddance... Perhaps they should have kept it there as a monument of the pathological ideology of Marxism. Young people don't learn enough about the historic horrors of marxism/collectivism. Today many young kids even think socialism is cool. link It's disgracefull and shows the extreme lack of e...

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by Dahlgardo
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trip to Iceland - Advice Sought
Replies: 10
Views: 499

Re: Trip to Iceland - Advice Sought

Thanks for the info. If we were to rent a car, are there some neat little towns/villages to visit within 2-3 hours drive of KEF where we could take advantage of a day trip? Forget nice little towns. You go to Iceland to experience the nature. It is an absolutely amazing place which is unlike anythi...

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UConn to offer counseling in wake of Ben Shapiro visit
Replies: 27
Views: 1172

Re: UConn to offer counseling in wake of Ben Shapiro visit

If you want some insight to this campus idiocy about safe spaces, go to YouTube and watch some videos with Jonathan Haidt or Jordan Peterson on the subject. This whole PC-culture is an intellectual desease that need to be destroyed. It is only creating fragile priviledged young kids who are not able...

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by Dahlgardo
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ryanair fares going up while searching, then down again
Replies: 17
Views: 2715

Re: Ryanair fares going up while searching, then down again

It's a reprehensible practice, but it's certainly in the spirit of the nickel and dime mindset that has become so widespread in the airline industry.

I always use the TOR-browser and block cookies when I search for tickets to aviod this crap.
Using searh engines like Momondo can also be helpfull.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump
Replies: 189
Views: 6887

Re: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump

jetero wrote:
Did you follow casinterest’s suggestion?


Like
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=the+earth+is+flat

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump
Replies: 189
Views: 6887

Re: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump

jetero wrote:
Sounds like somebody (with his head willfully ignorant in the sand) got his feelings hurt.


Not at all, I just don't understand how it is acceptable to throw accusations like that just because you disagree with or dislike someone.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump
Replies: 189
Views: 6887

Re: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump

salttee wrote:
Apparently, you are unfamiliar with the term "willful ignorance".


Perhaps, but if you accuse someone of racism, rape or anything else, you should be able to back up your accusations, or just STFU.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump
Replies: 189
Views: 6887

Re: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump

salttee wrote:
casinterest can't overcome willful ignorance


Throwing labels proves nothing.
So by that logic I could call you a rapist, and ask you to disprove it.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump
Replies: 189
Views: 6887

Re: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump

casinterest wrote:
Sorry you just came out of a coma.
Go read the news for the last 5 years.


So I guess you can't.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump
Replies: 189
Views: 6887

Re: The Increasing Unfitness of Donald Trump

casinterest wrote:
Trump is still a Lying racist coward

Calling someone a racist is certainly classy.
Please provide evidence of his racism.

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Dec 30, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: We Hope Go Away in 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1141

Re: We Hope Go Away in 2018

[x] Identity Politics
[x] Political Correctness
[x] Islamic Ideology
[x] Clickbait
[x] Kim Jong-un
[x] 9-across seating the 787 and 10-across seating in the 777.

and lots more, but I'm sure less of the above mentioned, will make this world a better place.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Polish PKBWL release final report in Nov 2011 forced gear up landing
Replies: 17
Views: 2873

Re: Polish PKBWL released their final report release their final report in the Nov 2011 forced grear up landing

Apart from this was a totally preventable accident, the actual gear up landing was pretty good

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Il-96 RA-96009 moves again
Replies: 25
Views: 6614

Re: Il-96 RA-96009 moves again

I am pretty sure I read somewhere that the Il-62 was a mobile command post that they could park up in a disaster zone, and serve as headquarters for whatever operation was going on. Something as small as a SSJ would be a pretty poor choice for that task. According to the ilyushin website, the IL62 ...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Il-96 RA-96009 moves again
Replies: 25
Views: 6614

Re: Il-96 RA-96009 moves again

The Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations fleet is also based at Zhukovsky, and I think they have a pair of Il-62s for which these 2 would be the perfect replacement. Their sole IL62M and the Yak-42s were all retired by 2014 after MCHS recieved their SSJs and An148s. I don't think they need som...

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Dec 17, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Il-96 RA-96009 moves again
Replies: 25
Views: 6614

Re: Il-96 RA-96009 moves again

I don't know how it compares; maybe RA-76453 had a competent storage arrangement, but RA-96009 years of "storage" at DME were a rough time. The frame was embroiled in the bankruptcy of its owner, AirUnion; some said it was simply abandoned for years, without maintenance. All types of rumo...

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by Dahlgardo
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Il-96 RA-96009 moves again
Replies: 25
Views: 6614

Re: Il-96 RA-96009 moves again

I guess I wasn't clear. RA-96009 was flown across Moscow to get the airframe to Zhukovsky. Now, upon her arrival, her engines will be removed, and trucked to DME. There, they will be used to get RA-96006 airborne, supposedly also for a ferry flight to Zhukovsky. What's exactly the advantage of Zhuk...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which airlines have Airbus and Boeing done custom modifications for?
Replies: 112
Views: 15738

Re: Which airlines have Airbus and Boeing done custom modifications for?

Not really Boeing, but the DC-9-21 was more or less built for SAS

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by Dahlgardo
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Egypt mosque attack
Replies: 25
Views: 3431

Re: Egypt mosque attack

Why be critical of Nazism? It is the followers who are to blame, not Nazism. As the right says: guns don't kill people, people kill people. So, let's extend that to Nazism. People use Nazism to manipulate people. Nazism itself kills zero people every year. It is how people use Nazism that kills peo...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Last true game changer plane.
Replies: 14
Views: 3446

Re: Last true game changer plane.

I think maybe the 77W became a game-changer and a benchmark for low CASM (non VLA) when EK pioneered the horrible 10-across seating
It started the trend with degrading Y-product and higher profit margins for long haul operations.

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Replies: 44
Views: 1977

Re: 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification

As a swede I must congratulate the Swedish team. Noone believed this special after Zlatan left the team. Well, a great player with a big ego doesn't always make well playing collective better. Zlatan was no great team player. Well done Denmark. Christian Eriksen was in a class of his own. I don't t...

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by Dahlgardo
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most iconic MD-80 operators
Replies: 43
Views: 2599

Re: Most iconic MD-80 operators

SAS I believe was the original operator. Not quite, Austrian Airlines was the first operator in 1980. SAS first got their MD80s from around 1985. Spanair had a large fleet too. Most iconic, not sure how you measure that, but SAS MD80s were the most common type in Copenhagen for almost two decades. ...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2464

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

I have no issues with muslims who practices a spirituel part of islam, but who accepts and live by the norms and culture here. But I have big problems with islamic culture and I don't wan't more of it. you are aware that you see "Blowback"? If you don't like people coming at you in this w...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2464

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

Yes. There is a threat. Pretty much everywhere you are, there is a threat to your life. Most of them are much, much bigger threats then terrorism, which in most places is right up there with being killed by an asteroid in a global extinction level event. Do we ignore the threat of asteroid impacts?...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2464

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

That is crime. War is a state of armed conflict between states or societies.Terrorist groups are neither. The IS Kalifat is the only entity that may be considered a society, but that would require to see their occupied territory as fairly homogeneously inhabited by IS supporters, which it isn´t. We...

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by Dahlgardo
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2464

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

fighting terrorists is crime fighting and has nothing to do with war. Calling it a "war" is just to whitewash state-sponsored murder. Or where are the declarations of war against Jemen, Pakistan or even Afghanistan..... It is also very simplistic and naive to label terrorism as "crim...

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by Dahlgardo
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Re-engine existing aircraft in 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1929

Re: Re-engine existing aircraft in 2017

Why civilian airliners don't get a re-engine these days has been nicely summarised by earlier posters. One particular case in the military world that I don't really understand, though, is the B-52. Given how long these birds are being operated, and given that the 8 engines that hang off each of the...

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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: 4051

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: 1288

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: 1288

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: 1288

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: 1216

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: 2522

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: 2522

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: 163
Views: 27325

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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