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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery
Replies: 88
Views: 12046

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

This video is better: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byY8BNbFtx8 Very elegant. The classic luxury-yacht theme. Gleaming white all over, with blue accents. I really love that the wings are all white, and not dull grey like all other airlines. :checkmark: Beautifully simple design. Best regards Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

the Madagascar scenario: WTO rules only. . Madagascar is party to the following trade Agreements: Indian Ocean Commission (COI) Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA) Cotonou Agreement Southern African Development Community (SADC) Interim Economic Partnership Agreement with the Europea...

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bishop: Catholic Church suffers from 'crisis of sexual morality'
Replies: 87
Views: 1779

Re: Bishop: Catholic Church suffers from 'crisis of sexual morality'

Not to diminish the extent of these crimes, but sexual abuse in the religious hemisphere can't be limited to catholicism alone, can it? Will widespread misconduct be uncovered in other denominations, or other religions? Have there been already similar scandals, e.g. in the protestant churches? Whil...

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 222
Views: 3476

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

What was said is that a birth certificate is the best evidence that a candidate meets the Constitutionaly mandated qualification. if it was evidence, let along the best evidence, the birther movement would have been dead the moment Obama made his long form certificate public. Didn´t help, hence it ...

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Genoa Bridge Collapse
Replies: 11
Views: 569

Re: Genoa Bridge Collapse

some say possibly connected to a lightning strike though I don’t understand how that could be. Yes, this was mentioned even today on a well-known radio station in Germany (Deutschlandfunk for those who know it)... and of course yesterday I in the mass media. But honestly, this is ridiculous. I don’...

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How international communities deal with asylum seekers?
Replies: 32
Views: 530

Re: How international communities deal with asylum seekers?

aviationaware wrote:
Paid for by George Soros™.


Made up as always or is this the first time you actually have evidence...?

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bishop: Catholic Church suffers from 'crisis of sexual morality'
Replies: 87
Views: 1779

Re: Bishop: Catholic Church suffers from 'crisis of sexual morality'

scbriml wrote:
Rinse and repeat, ad infinitum. :banghead: :


but.. but.. but.. they have really changed their ways. Or will.... this time.. or next... one day for sure....

best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 222
Views: 3476

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

VTKillarney wrote:
The Constitution does not require that candidates tell stories. It does require that they are natural born citizens.


It doesn't day anyone has to produce a birth certificate either.

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How international communities deal with asylum seekers?
Replies: 32
Views: 530

Re: How international communities deal with asylum seekers?

How can a no-name organization raise money enough to operate whole fleets of ships with crews for long time? . just because you don´t know those organisations, that may just get money from other, more known, organisations too, mind you, means they are not known? Sea rescue, non helicopter, in Germa...

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 222
Views: 3476

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

He broke the law. Impeach. Now. LOCK HIM UP Better take control of congress, incapacitate him (limit the Presidents use of the military to counter overt attacks and such), keep the investigation going, get an arrest warrant and carry it out the moment he leaves the White House. Curtailing Trump wil...

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 222
Views: 3476

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

It's certainly more pertinent than the liberal push to require disclosure of an income tax return. 100% disagree. Don't understand how you can think this as a moderate. At the very minimum (and a moderate position...) they are equal. A tax return tells a story just as much as a birth certificate. T...

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by tommy1808
Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bishop: Catholic Church suffers from 'crisis of sexual morality'
Replies: 87
Views: 1779

Re: Bishop: Catholic Church suffers from 'crisis of sexual morality'

Particularly galling, the statute of limitations has run Since there was an active operation to obstruct justice by a foreign government, this should easily allow to toll the limitation and prosecute. Should fit the delay in the discovery required for that. Now the question is if there really is an...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 63
Views: 1468

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

No surprise that the current administration wants to get rid of counterintelligence specialists. Since no hint of evidence was found that political orientation played any role in how they went about their work, political orientation is irrelevant. FBI agents are entitled to have opinions in private...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 63
Views: 1468

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

The FBI is worried about their image, yet they fired two very senior Executives instead of quietly telling them to file their retirement papers. That leaves the FBI with the stench of Trump all over it. No one looks to Trump for integrity, but we have looked to the FBI for it - and we have for gene...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 222
Views: 3476

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

Except she lied and literally made it all up to sell a book. Let's see, from reporting it seems to be 1. She heard it as hearsay from a source she trusted 2. She finishes the book 3. She gets to hear the tape. You need to get pretty forensic with words spoken during that interview to read a lie int...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would
Replies: 222
Views: 3476

Re: Omarosa: ends exactly how you knew it would

NPR caught her in a lie this week and wrote about it. https://www.npr.org/2018/08/10/636955054/omarosa-tells-npr-she-heard-trump-n-word-tape-contradicting-her-own-tell-all-boo Ooooooooooo, juicy! President Trump has made 3,001 false or misleading claims so far https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fa...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

All major EU decisions require unanimity and the UK veto derailed many of those. i may have phrased it badly, but that is what i was saying. All the rules no applying to them got a yes from the UK, they didn´t Veto them (and where one of the driving nations behind market integration). best regads T...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Outcry in Malaysia over two women sentenced to caning
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: Outcry in Malaysia over two women sentenced to caning

Revelation wrote:
... for having lesbian sex..


... at least their asylum application should just sail through in many countries.

best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

I do not believe that they voted "yay" to every single rule like mindless drones, . The EU being a consensus driven organisation for all important decisions, the UK automatically voted yes to all provisions they now want the EU to bend in their favor. I don´t mean every single person in t...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What countries are most of your clothes made?
Replies: 29
Views: 553

Re: What countries are most of your clothes made?

Increasingly in Europe, you will see Made in Bulgaria, Made in Romania or similar places in many brands (even affordable luxury brands)... no need to ship that stuff from Cambodia when you can do it inside the EU!. many clothing items also don´t have that much labor in them, and the "made in w...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

we've gone through this many times.... current economic conditions give single market access, no customs union (inc 65+ trade deals) and devalued currency which is good for exports. The pain of Brexit has not in any way been felt yet.. in that context It would be interesting how many of those new J...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

UK Unemployment falls to a record low of recent times. #despitebrexit we've gone through this many times.... current economic conditions give single market access, no customs union (inc 65+ trade deals) and devalued currency which is good for exports. The pain of Brexit has not in any way been felt...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Oh.... and do we already know where Arron Banks got his 12 Million pounds poured in the Leave campaign from?

best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Whilst Brexit will also hurt the EU27, it is still a much bigger market (broadly 10 x the size of the UK) and Klaus is right, their focus has been on the continued integrity of the single market and the EU post Brexit. The EU27 can absorb the costs much better than the UK can and have other more im...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 63
Views: 1468

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

Donald J. Trump Tweeted: "Agent Peter Strzok was just fired from the FBI - finally. The list of bad players in the FBI & DOJ gets longer & longer. Based on the fact that Strzok was in charge of the Witch Hunt, will it be dropped? It is a total Hoax. No Collusion, No Obstruction - I jus...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: KONE and ThyssenKrupp Elevator in merger talks
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Re: KONE and ThyssenKrupp Elevator in merger talks

since KONE no longer makes hydraulic elevators and has a strong stance against them. ThyssenKrupp is the world's leading manufacturer of hydraulic elevators. In business a strong stance against something is often simply because your product fell behind, and you don´t want to shell out the money to ...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What countries are most of your clothes made?
Replies: 29
Views: 553

Re: What countries are most of your clothes made?

1337Delta764 wrote:
CitizenJustin wrote:
Most are from Italy, others Portugal and England.


Wow, you must have a whole lot of money! I can never afford that.


I am not sure about England, but from Italy and Portugal you can get plenty of cheap or mid-price range clothing too.

best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 63
Views: 1468

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

The OPR found that it was proper to discipline Strozk. Specifically for his political views? Best regards Thomas Technically, his expressing those views and his actions in light of those expressions. Well, i guess you can quote from the OPR report where it says his failures where his political view...

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by tommy1808
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 63
Views: 1468

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

And, besides, Mueller had already removed Stzok. This is a while pile of nothing. A great big nothing burger. Just more right wing outrage over nothing. As usual. This increasingly turns into why you have a 2nd Amendement on the books..... How did Trump phrase it? “If s he gets to pick her his judg...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

And in economics it works similarly: You always have a network of communicating mechanisms so you will almost always trigger multiple effects when you're making input changes, and the main difficulty is to keep the many proactive and counteractive effects in view and to make changes so the total ne...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 63
Views: 1468

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

VTKillarney wrote:
The OPR found that it was proper to discipline Strozk.


Specifically for his political views?

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 63
Views: 1468

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

VTKillarney wrote:
tommy1808 wrote:
FBI agents are entitled to have opinions in private too.

Today's news suggests otherwise.


Nah... today's news show the US politics just had their first witch hunt since the Hillary investigation.

Beat regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit
Replies: 37
Views: 961

Re: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit

Damages will undo damages and, since they are forward oriented, are punitive by nature, as they turn a cost advantage into a cost disadvantage. This isn't always true. The Ford Pinto is a good example. The Pinto had a dangerous design flaw that, when impacted from the rear, allowed fuel to escape a...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 63
Views: 1468

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

No surprise that the current administration wants to get rid of counterintelligence specialists. Peter Strzok and his fellow FBI travelers have a certain political orientation that's worth examining Since no hint of evidence was found that political orientation played any role in how they went about...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit
Replies: 37
Views: 961

Re: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit

You can still have a guilty verdict, have the guilty party pay for measurable damages and follow up costs + some money for pain and suffering, without the latter having to be hundreds of millions.... Best regards Thomas The idea of punitive damages is that they discourage a company from making a pu...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit
Replies: 37
Views: 961

Re: Jury orders Monsanto to pay $289 million to cancer patient in Roundup lawsuit

It's a shame that juries do not understand that these costs are passed on to consumers. There is a reason certain items, such as step ladders, are so expensive. Do you really think a jury should consider things like that when determining the guilt of a accused criminal or criminally negligent compa...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What countries are most of your clothes made?
Replies: 29
Views: 553

Re: What countries are most of your clothes made?

Turkey, Germany, Peru by quick glance.

1337Delta764 wrote:
Interesting how few of my clothes are actually made in China.


None of mine are. China exports some 40 billion worth of clothing and textiles to the US. How large is the total market?

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU attitude on death penalty.
Replies: 143
Views: 3275

Re: EU attitude on death penalty.

Yemen is such a nice place to live ! Can't argue with you, you're too far out there. It's perfectly legal to marry little girls there... Poachers in Kenya are KIA, usually they themselves don't hesitate to kill wildlife defenders, so it's no different from a cop shooting at someone armed and ready ...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouTube removes Alex Jones channel
Replies: 171
Views: 3750

Re: YouTube removes Alex Jones channel

If publishing "fake news" is now an excuse to ban someone from your site,. "fake news" doesn´t cover Jones.... incitement to murder is more fitting.. Because the likelihood that Sandy Hook and Las Vegas were staged events, while infinitely small (way too small to measure) is at ...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1127
Views: 19468

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Finally, the correction has begun: Indeed it has. on top of that, the news Arion seems to be celebrating will lead to other "corrections", namely more inflation, since there is no efficiency gain behind them. Btw.. did you ever get the easy plan for the NI/RoI border from him? best regard...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Voter fraud in the U.S.
Replies: 28
Views: 644

Re: Voter fraud in the U.S.

There used to be a thread claiming that the Trump admin couldn't find any proof of widespread voter fraud...just today in Georgia it was reported that a county had a 243% turnout in the primaries this last May. 276 registered voters with 670 ballots cast. Seems like a great reason to have voter I.D...

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by tommy1808
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When somebody wears a style of clothing that you own...
Replies: 12
Views: 376

Re: When somebody wears a style of clothing that you own...

It was interesting to see a guy in Fairy Tale pink at church . Note - keep religious discussion out of this thread. Seriously... that? And you expect people to just let it lay unused? :D So, do you get surprised when you see someone wear a style of clothing that you own, even if you haven't worn it...

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by tommy1808
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouTube removes Alex Jones channel
Replies: 171
Views: 3750

Re: YouTube removes Alex Jones channel

I beg to differ. How about letting the Supreme Court decide? Exactly. There is certainly a very legitimate argument to be made. Especially with the interactive commenting on YouTube and Facebook. If real lawyers think there is a legitimate argument to be made, a legitimate argument will be made. Na...

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by tommy1808
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouTube removes Alex Jones channel
Replies: 171
Views: 3750

Re: YouTube removes Alex Jones channel

YouTube isn't a gathering area. Best regards Thomas It is most certainly a virtual gathering area. Nope, it is not a chatroom or forum, it is a sender-receiver platform. It would be comparable to malls being required to give free billboard space to anyone with an opinion, which they are clearly not...

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by tommy1808
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo
Replies: 95
Views: 14972

Re: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo

The A330neo was designed to better compete against the 787 on longer missions in the space below that occupied by the A350. Airbus themselves have stated that below around 2000nm, an A330 will be better than an A330neo due to it's roughly 5000kg lower weight (per Airbus comments on MWE for the A330...

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by tommy1808
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouTube removes Alex Jones channel
Replies: 171
Views: 3750

Re: YouTube removes Alex Jones channel

There is precedence, under state constitutions, for free speech rights to apply to private businesses. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pruneyard_Shopping_Center_v._Robins The entire court concurred in Associate Justice Joyce Kennard's holding that Pruneyard applies only to "common areas" ...

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by tommy1808
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s something you remember that if you told a younger person they wouldn’t understand?
Replies: 130
Views: 2520

Re: What’s something you remember that if you told a younger person they wouldn’t understand?

Has nothing to do with liabiliy, but everything to do with the war on boys. Yeah, right... some other made up wars are currently going? But really hard on those poor boy to get just 6 month of jail for property damage.... rape I mean. That wouldn't happen if there was a war on boys. Best regards Th...

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