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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

As I said calling the democratic party "left" is very American. Nobody else would agree on this. It is as ridiculous as putting the republicans in a line with Hitler. Hitler had a very strong "Germany First" agenda. Hitler went after anyone who cast him in a bad light. Hitler ma...

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

As I said calling the democratic party "left" is very American. Nobody else would agree on this. It is as ridiculous as putting the republicans in a line with Hitler.

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin voters: TXL to stay open
Replies: 38
Views: 4686

Re: Berlin voters: TXL to stay open

TXL only allowed to operate for 6 months after BER opens, but the actual operating permit is expired and only kept valid through the clause, that it may operate till BER opens. Apart from that not only would Berlin need to agree, so would Brandenburg and the federal government, while all projects a...

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German elections: exitpolls
Replies: 47
Views: 933

Re: German elections: exitpolls

We will see. But in the end CDU/CSU and FDP need a tougher course on immigration and crime fighting, something the Green voters can not and will not support. But neither would CDU/CSU or FDP voters accept a course of action in line with Green ideas in the field. This coalition can only work, if one ...

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin voters: TXL to stay open
Replies: 38
Views: 4686

Re: Berlin voters: TXL to stay open

TXL only allowed to operate for 6 months after BER opens, but the actual operating permit is expired and only kept valid through the clause, that it may operate till BER opens. Apart from that not only would Berlin need to agree, so would Brandenburg and the federal government, while all projects al...

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Berlin voters: TXL to stay open
Replies: 38
Views: 4686

Re: Berlin voters: TXL to stay open

Legally non-binding and pointless.

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German elections: exitpolls
Replies: 47
Views: 933

Re: German elections: exitpolls

This can only end in a second vote early next year.

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German elections: exitpolls
Replies: 47
Views: 933

Re: German elections: exitpolls

There was, until yesterday, a democratic Consensus that the democratic parties between them would be available for coalitions. . Where have you been all the times parties excluded the possibility to govern with partner x or y? For the big parties that is somewhat unusual, but the SPD ain´t a big pa...

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Calling the democrats "left" is only possible in America.

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

If you look at history the left killed way more people than the right. President Trump is an awesome president and his policy of national interest is spreading, even in Germany people want to be proud of their nation again and want illegal and criminal foreigners removed.

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German elections: exitpolls
Replies: 47
Views: 933

Re: German elections: exitpolls

Jamaika would be political suicide for one partner.

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by seahawk
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German elections: exitpolls
Replies: 47
Views: 933

Re: German elections: exitpolls

That is democracy, when people feel that the established parties no longer care about their problems, new parties rise.

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by seahawk
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Well Trump said Erdogan was a great president, so yeah it fits.

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by seahawk
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Well down by Trump. If you do not honour the president and the country, get the fuck out.

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by seahawk
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/untern ... 69509.html

It seems like Easy and LH will be pay enough money to fully repay the bridging loan and then some. Talk is about 250-350 Million expected for Niki respectively LGW.
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http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/untern ... 69509.html

It seems like Easy and LH will be pay enough money to fully repay the bridging loan and then some. Talk is about 250-350 Million expected for Niki respectively LGW.

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Seahawk, as long as EY signed for the losses there was no insolvency. Talks between EY and LH, which have taken place earier this year, are also perfectly legal and since bilateral Agreements are involved, it was also OK that the federal government was involved. The stupid remark about the"nat...

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the A360, the next big Airbus-project, an A310-class-plane?
Replies: 55
Views: 12948

Re: Is the A360, the next big Airbus-project, an A310-class-plane?

B777LRF wrote:
seahawk wrote:
(-) short and stubby is not good for your aerodynamics.


Eh, actually, that's exactly what it is!


No, you get a bad ratio of drag to cabin space.

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

The current airberlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann did come from a leading position within the LH Group. He had been with LH for 19 years, being the CEo of Germanwings and later the CEO of the Munich Hub while also representing LH in the board of directors at jetblue. And this guy left LH for airberlin in...

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

There are plenty possible criminal acts. From a delayed insolvency to corruption on the government level by favouring LH.

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the A360, the next big Airbus-project, an A310-class-plane?
Replies: 55
Views: 12948

Re: Is the A360, the next big Airbus-project, an A310-class-plane?

I never will understand the wait for Boeing logic. To you go to the board of directors and say: "There is a market for about X000 planes that is not served by a fitting product today, so we decided to wait until the competition enters the market so that we can do the same and split the market?&...

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Well it is common knowledge that LH was working on plan for the insolvency of AB for over a year. Yes, they were prepared and that is why the proceeding seem dubious. A LH manager becomes CEO at AB only to do his master bidding. I call it criminal and I hope somebody will go to court over it. Wöhrl...

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

The decision to favor LH and EZY was made by the creditors committee and they have Chosen the bidders who put the most Money into the insolvency mass. That includes the monies to Support the ops once the KfW loan is eaten up. The decision can be appealed of course but that will take up further time...

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

Well it is common knowledge that LH was working on plan for the insolvency of AB for over a year. Yes, they were prepared and that is why the proceeding seem dubious. A LH manager becomes CEO at AB only to do his master bidding. I call it criminal and I hope somebody will go to court over it. Wöhrl ...

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by seahawk
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the A360, the next big Airbus-project, an A310-class-plane?
Replies: 55
Views: 12948

Re: Is the A360, the next big Airbus-project, an A310-class-plane?

Surely it would be nothing like a A310, short and stubby is not good for your aerodynamics.

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

http://www.focus.de/finanzen/news/unternehmen/entsetzt-was-in-diesem-land-moeglich-ist-air-berlin-bieter-woehrl-wuetet-nach-lufthansa-vorentscheidung_id_7626214.html Wöhrl also calls the proceedings highly irregular and borderline illegal. They are only meant to help LH. I agree with such an experie...

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Replacement for The Canon T6/T6I and Nikon 35600
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: Replacement for The Canon T6/T6I and Nikon 35600

How about a Nikon D5500. In the end the D5600 only adds snapbridge which allows you an always on transfer of pics to your smartphone.

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

So because Trump was elected, Iran was no longer bound by the deal and it is Trump´s fault? That is a bit one sided imho.

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

How, you think they made a missile in 2 days? In fact Iran willingly confirmed what Trump said with this move.

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Which means they have been working on the missile the whole time, otherwise they could not roll it so quickly. Which means Trump is right.

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

The article says: "Iran has unveiled a powerful new missile, as the country's president, Hassan Rouhani, promised to boost their weapons capabilities, in defiance of threats from US President Donald Trump. "

So they have been working at that missile before the speech by Trump.

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Well, if they unveil a new missile, I think it is obvious they were still working on rockets.

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

And the reaction of Iran to Mr. Trump's "brilliant" speech to the UN. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/iran-president-hassan-rouhani-missile-capabilities-donald-trump-un-general-assembly-a7960466.html Words do have consequences. So what is the world going to do about th...

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Music's value gap?
Replies: 41
Views: 830

Re: Music's value gap?

Care to estimate how many music files you've "obtained" in your life, via YouTube and/or other sources? That'd be data to address what the articles are talking about. What they forget is that people were also not buying music in the past. As a teenager most music was recorded from the rad...

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

And the reaction of Iran to Mr. Trump's "brilliant" speech to the UN. Iran president Rouhani says country will increase missile capabilities after 'ignorant' Trump speech http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/iran-president-hassan-rouhani-missile-capabilities-donald-trump-un...

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft
Replies: 151
Views: 19941

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

A quality win for Boeing. Hope TK follows up with some nice 777-9.

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Music's value gap?
Replies: 41
Views: 830

Re: Music's value gap?

I'm 33 and I've bought maybe 10 discs in my life, mostly when I was a kid. I've not bought even one music file. I've been to 6 concerts so far this year, and a 3 days festival. The value gap is between recorded music and live music, for me. Care to estimate how many music files you've "obtaine...

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by seahawk
Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

This haul process of Air Berlin going down is like a crime movie. Lufthansa says on the one hand , not interested in AB long haul business. Of course not because the working tools (A330) changed already hands. Of course it doesn't take the entire remaining business , because it doesn't want problem...

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by seahawk
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

We all know that this whole deal is only meant to strengthen LH.

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by seahawk
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seasonal LCC Flights Between Europe and Hawaii?
Replies: 35
Views: 2808

Re: Seasonal LCC Flights Between Europe and Hawaii?

LCC to Hawaii? No, Hawaii is an expensive destination compared to nearly every other possible destination, People who fly there won´t fancy a LCC, and people who fancy the LCC won´t be able to pay Hawaii. Apart from that most people I know who have been there have usually done Hawaii in combination...

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by seahawk
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

No surprise that is where many of the high paid former LTU crews are.

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by seahawk
Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:02 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: 1756

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

In the past, yes getting a DC-10 to the Canaries instead of the A320 or getting the 747-2 instead of the A310 to the USA, but today I am not doing this. Modern airliners are boring.

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by seahawk
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seasonal LCC Flights Between Europe and Hawaii?
Replies: 35
Views: 2808

Re: Seasonal LCC Flights Between Europe and Hawaii?

LCC to Hawaii? No, Hawaii is an expensive destination compared to nearly every other possible destination, People who fly there won´t fancy a LCC, and people who fancy the LCC won´t be able to pay Hawaii. Apart from that most people I know who have been there have usually done Hawaii in combination ...

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by seahawk
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

I think trolling another head of state in the UN assembly was quite a unique event. And as Trump is all about trolling the political elites it must be classed as a big success.

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by seahawk
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 300
Views: 6173

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

I think it is time to bring up the thread again after the outstanding speech at the UN. that is a leader of the free world, a guy afraid of nothing and only fighting for his country. It was so awesome.

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by seahawk
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency
Replies: 739
Views: 96194

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

It does not matter, LH must not have a monopoly or even a majority control of the market.

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by seahawk
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why isn't Ryanair chartering ACMI airlines?
Replies: 12
Views: 2355

Re: Why isn't Ryanair chartering ACMI airlines?

Customers will get a refund, that is enough.

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flight to Athens takes 33 hours and FOUR planes in ‘embarrassing’ ordeal
Replies: 26
Views: 8525

Re: British Airways flight to Athens takes 33 hours and FOUR planes in ‘embarrassing’ ordeal

Do we know if it was still possible when the second plane did not fly? You need empty seats on those flights and you need to catch them in time. Which means you need a connection to MAD / DUS (or whatever) that arrives in time to reach the flight to ATH and empty seats on the flights. With today´s ...

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: North Korea radial biplanes could drop nukes without being detected..
Replies: 19
Views: 2521

Re: North Korea radial biplanes could drop nukes without being detected..

AN-2 was stealthy when it could fly slower than the cut-off speed for the ground moving target indicator. With the processing power of today´s radars, this is no longer the case as they can track more targets, slower targets and consider height and speed before ignoring a target.

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by seahawk
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways flight to Athens takes 33 hours and FOUR planes in ‘embarrassing’ ordeal
Replies: 26
Views: 8525

Re: British Airways flight to Athens takes 33 hours and FOUR planes in ‘embarrassing’ ordeal

Do we know if it was still possible when the second plane did not fly? You need empty seats on those flights and you need to catch them in time. Which means you need a connection to MAD / DUS (or whatever) that arrives in time to reach the flight to ATH and empty seats on the flights. With today´s l...

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