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by seahawk
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 1543

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

Germany will fly home after 3 games, thoroughly deserved.

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by seahawk
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus shelves A320neo-plus study
Replies: 296
Views: 37301

Re: Airbus shelves A320neo-plus study

FAL4 in Hamburg is very interesting in many aspects. Renate and Luise are only small part of it. But it is the first fully 3D production line at Airbus and while it looks completely normal, it is not. It starts with the space that is required and ends with a much more ergonomic work space. But thos...

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by seahawk
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus shelves A320neo-plus study
Replies: 296
Views: 37301

Re: Airbus shelves A320neo-plus study

FAL4 in Hamburg is very interesting in many aspects. Renate and Luise are only small part of it. But it is the first fully 3D production line at Airbus and while it looks completely normal, it is not. It starts with the space that is required and ends with a much more ergonomic work space. But those...

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by seahawk
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Dornier 328/328Jet to be back in manufacturing
Replies: 33
Views: 5275

Re: Dornier 328/328Jet to be back in manufacturing

It won´t be interesting as an airliner, but as a special mission aircraft or biz jet. The 328Jet is great for miedical evacuation / transportation, offering more interior space, easier loading of patients for operating costs of the level of a similar sized conventional biz jet. The prop version is u...

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Britains First Sharia Airline
Replies: 121
Views: 16420

Re: Britains First Sharia Airline

Could work on ethnic routes. But how many are there for a Jetstream?

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by seahawk
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 372
Views: 9272

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

At the end the big winner is Xi. His proxy in North Korea is getting international recognition and with a bit of luck South Korea will soon shoulder the burden of keeping the population there fed. In addition it might reduce the US military presence in the region and weaken other military partnershi...

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by seahawk
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 372
Views: 9272

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

I still do not get how this is better than the deal with Iran. Well apart from Iran not asking the USA to stop military exercises in the region and with an international control mechanism for the deal in place. If you say that Iran is meddling in the affairs of other countries in the region and NK i...

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by seahawk
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 1543

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

Germans won´t make it to the knock-out round.

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by seahawk
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.
Replies: 109
Views: 6499

Re: Iran seeks to sue Boeing.

Aptivaboy wrote:
It's the same "rationale" that's made Cuba 'evil' for the last 50-odd years.


Communism is, by its very nature, evil. History proves that. The kulaks. The gulags. The purges. The reeducation camps. One could go one.


But North Korea?

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by seahawk
Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 4318

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Merkel needs to be able to answer why U.S. autos exported to Germany are subject to a tariff that is four times what Germany incurs on its auto exports to the U.S. . Exactly the leeches have sucked money from the US for long enough. Not willing to pay for their own defence and then taxing US produc...

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 168
Views: 29925

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

richierich wrote:
To all the posters that reported this as "soot damage" or "minor" burns, please think before you post. .


It is not about thinking, it is about not having the same pictures at the time. The right side looked less damaged.

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 4318

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

lol, he is dirt, his whole life he has been dirt. Come on, you are German, don't believe in those conspiracy theories. Germans seem especially prone to believe in conspiracy theories; that's how they got that guy with the funny little moustache a few decades ago... :roll: https://www.youtube.com/wa...

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 168
Views: 29925

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

That could bring an A346 back.

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA
Replies: 168
Views: 29925

Re: LH A340 damaged by pushback tug fire at FRA

Looks to be mostly soot.

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 798
Views: 103839

Re: A400M Update

Hate? A plane that a huge maintenance problems and an abysmal readiness rate. A plane that the Luftwaffe things unsuitable for important and time critical missions? A plane that the Luftwaffe will have to take 53, when they do not even want 40? A plane that will hurt the Bundeswehr budget with arou...

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 4318

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

The only thing connecting Trump and Putin is that they are hated by the liberals and the EU communists. But Trump will dismantle the EU, just like Reagan did with the Soviet Union. Do you actually read what you write? Reagan is rolling in his grave from the mere sight of Trump giving head to a KGB ...

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 4318

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Dutchy wrote:
seahawk wrote:
But Trump will dismantle the EU, just like Reagan did with the Soviet Union.


Lol, based on what evidence?


He is starting to fight the trade deficit, putting them under political pressure, forming alliances to contain them and is supporting political factions in Europe that openly oppose the EU.

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 4318

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

The only thing connecting Trump and Putin is that they are hated by the liberals and the EU communists. But Trump will dismantle the EU, just like Reagan did with the Soviet Union.

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 798
Views: 103839

Re: A400M Update

Hate? A plane that a huge maintenance problems and an abysmal readiness rate. A plane that the Luftwaffe things unsuitable for important and time critical missions? A plane that the Luftwaffe will have to take 53, when they do not even want 40? A plane that will hurt the Bundeswehr budget with aroun...

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by seahawk
Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 4318

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Trump is out to dismantle the deep state. He will bring a new America, with a new leadership system that will wash away the dirt.

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by seahawk
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1499
Views: 35834

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Eurostats and objective when it comes to matters of the EU, please.

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by seahawk
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 4318

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Oh man :lol: :lol: Trump is the greatest thing on earth if it means enjoying rants like this. Long live King Trump! :rotfl: Cheering the destruction of the American system of government, American leadership and credibility on the world stage, and the American economy to own the libs. Whatever matte...

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by seahawk
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 798
Views: 103839

Re: A400M Update

Initial Order was 73, 53 is already the first reduction. That is marketing for domestic use, without that total approach there is no way to get the money. The A400M can go where ever the C160 can go, which means it can go places the C130 can't. Best regards Thomas No it can not, simply because it i...

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by seahawk
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 798
Views: 103839

Re: A400M Update

Germany ordered 53 A400Ms, but until recently planned to put only 40 into service. Initial Order was 73, 53 is already the first reduction. Here we read from the militaries themselves that the A400M is too large for small and unpaved airfields, not preferred for helicopter refueling, and not agile ...

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by seahawk
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 4318

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Awesome, that is how you handle liberal lies.

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by seahawk
Sat Jun 09, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 4959

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

That's the exact same example I gave. Using common ingredients or artistic abilities has to be applied to all bakers and cooks then regardless of religious beliefs in your example. "We don't serve bacon due to our religion" is the same as "we don't serve gay weddings." It doesn'...

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by seahawk
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 798
Views: 103839

Re: A400M Update

It still is an acceptable compromise, but it can not compete with a specialised solution in either field. Which is good for countries with smaller transport fleets, because they can do a lot with just one type. The countries with smaller fleets tend to not have strong finances, and given the choice...

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by seahawk
Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 4959

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Why would it be any different to ask a devout Muslim baker or cook to use bacon? Its just an ingredient after all. Would it be different to commission a Jewish artist to paint your KKK mural for your rally? Its just paint after all. Those are extreme examples but its the same application of theory....

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by seahawk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 4959

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

No, you can’t say, “You’re a Christian so I won’t serve you,” just as this baker didn’t say, “You’re gay, so I won’t serve you.” He refused to create a cake specifically for a gay wedding, but offered to make any other baked goods or cakes the men wanted - just not a cake decorated for a gay weddin...

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by seahawk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 4959

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

No, he was arguing that his beliefs are protected by the Constitution. That's what the whole issue is about. This case is one step in the direction of protecting religious minority opinions. This is what this whole thing is going to turn into. Imho it goes wider as nothing in the process of making ...

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by seahawk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 4959

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

No, you can’t say, “You’re a Christian so I won’t serve you,” just as this baker didn’t say, “You’re gay, so I won’t serve you.” He refused to create a cake specifically for a gay wedding, but offered to make any other baked goods or cakes the men wanted - just not a cake decorated for a gay weddin...

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by seahawk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 798
Views: 103839

Re: A400M Update

No, it is a fact. What good is the ability to cruise at FL37 when you are so slow that air traffic control usually asks you to go down to FL27 or below. And the fact that most operators see a need to have a C-130 fleet besides the A400Ms, as the C-130s can go places the A400 can not, also means that...

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by seahawk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 798
Views: 103839

Re: A400M Update

The A400M ended up being a bad strategic airlifter and bad tactical one too.

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by seahawk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carbon capture hits vital goal
Replies: 11
Views: 341

Re: Carbon capture hits vital goal

Those developments put battery powered cars into question, as this fuel has a much higher energy density and can use the existing infrastructure, while the old combustion engines uses much less resources to make than a battery.

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by seahawk
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus faces “unprecedented challenge” to hit delivery target
Replies: 104
Views: 13385

Re: Airbus faces “unprecedented challenge” to hit delivery target

Yes, but probably only for the part and a very limited flight test, if at all. Mostly load bearing tests on the new wingbox.

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win
Replies: 132
Views: 26218

Re: Airbus sales chief defiant on A330neo demand as Boeing seals new win

However one must not look at he plane without looking at the engines. And all recent 787 victories had GE engines. So maybe GE is an important part of the 787 success, which makes sense as they are only on the 787, while RR is supplying both. For airlines doubts about the Trent family are also under...

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1499
Views: 35834

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

They know how the UK economy will take off once free of the EU. I am inbvesting everything into shares of UK companies as they will boom like no other.

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oroville Dam Might Not Make It (Northern California)
Replies: 127
Views: 6227

Re: Oroville Dam Might Not Make It (Northern California)

Then it should have been overhauled long ago. Regardless of the built quality, this is sloppy maintenance and control, especially for one of the larger dams in the world. Not having a stable emergency overflow is just adding the icing on the cake. If you know about the cracks in the regular overflo...

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oroville Dam Might Not Make It (Northern California)
Replies: 127
Views: 6227

Re: Oroville Dam Might Not Make It (Northern California)

Then it should have been overhauled long ago. Regardless of the built quality, this is sloppy maintenance and control, especially for one of the larger dams in the world. Not having a stable emergency overflow is just adding the icing on the cake. If you know about the cracks in the regular overflow...

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 658
Views: 164118

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

FatCat wrote:
seahawk wrote:
Nationalize AZ, leave the EU, leave the Euro and Italy can prosper again.

yeah right
and who will pay all the unemployed in the south?


The North, as they always did?

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1499
Views: 35834

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

#despiteBrexit

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]
Replies: 151
Views: 14816

Re: Emirates looking to Windowless planes [BBC]

Good idea, you could have windows only at the exit doors and one next to it on each side. Just do not replace it with fake windows, save the weight and money and make it a normal wall.

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 658
Views: 164118

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

Nationalize AZ, leave the EU, leave the Euro and Italy can prosper again.

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oroville Dam Might Not Make It (Northern California)
Replies: 127
Views: 6227

Re: Oroville Dam Might Not Make It (Northern California)

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Sort of like California Dept. of Water Resources designing it correctly from the beginning. :checkmark: As a Federal Taxpayer, I do expect the State of California to pick up most the tab for this $800 Million repair of the Dam they sponsored, designe...

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: True Republican Values
Replies: 104
Views: 2684

Re: True Republican Values

I think they are just happy that Trump angers persons they consider evil liberals. Hate driven politics imho, it is not important that your situation improves, it just matters that the people you hate suffer.

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by seahawk
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 4959

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

It is Orwellian in the sense that compelled speech is not speech at all. It is the government ventriloquizing on real people like this Amber who didn’t want to say congratulations on your gay wedding. Not only artists and religious people have this right; everyone does under the first amendment. No...

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by seahawk
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1499
Views: 35834

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

In the end it would be fully democratic to understand the Brexit vote as the wish to start negotiatiing a deal to leave the EU, it would also be democratic to let the population finally decide about the deal in the end.

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by seahawk
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss America drops swimsuit competition
Replies: 53
Views: 1690

Re: Miss America drops swimsuit competition

Well there goes the swimsuit from Miss America which started out 97 years ago as a swimsuit pageant and now is no longer about swimsuits or pageantry. The boy scouts started 108 years ago and is no longer about boys or scouting. Thank you progressive liberals guess you won't be happy until we are o...

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by seahawk
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 4959

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

Oh really? I had no idea. You're a real winner. The vast majority of the Trumpists on here believe that the Court conclusively said the caker was not forced to cake an, er, cake for the gay couple. That's patently false, but won't stop them from saying, say, 5 years down the road when essentially t...

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