The problem with the A310 was that the specification was wrong. The aircraft was not intended for long range, but that's what the market eventually wanted. The wing was great and met the specification but as you say it was too small. engines for courses. The A310 was designed for more range than th...Jump to post
people what they want to hear. The net result is not perfect, but if someone wants the truth and is willing to do their own thinking, it's all out there.. Whatever. The result nonetheless is fascistic lockstep. Followed years later by a "oh, sorry, we've been misled, shame on us but we'll keep...Jump to post
Hopefully the Dutch have the guts for Operation "Bayonet" part 2. you mean the one that was also called: "Operation Wrath of God" ? ( I seem to remember that the "sat image, Su 777" mashup was done b a canuk blogger inserted into some freeper like discussion site. Made...Jump to post
Except China have been shutting down its border with North Korea since they assassinated Kim's brother which was China's plan B a ... I was wondering at the time. Looking back: Could this have been a US controlled "false flag" op? If you think the US can randomly grab a few North Korean f...Jump to post
c933103 wrote:Except China have been shutting down its border with North Korea
since they assassinated Kim's brother which was China's plan B a ...
For words to have power they must accurately describe a situation or artfully cover up a painful situation. You are living in LaLa land, my dear. The success of media campaigns that push allegations that have no foundation in reality speaks strongly against your assertion. There is so much well kno...Jump to post
777Jet wrote:Russian photoshoped image.
Your front-right brake disk may be out of alignment. Had a similar issue with my 2000 Toyota Yaris Verso. Look if the (front disk) brake caliper sliding bushes are OK. ( especially the curb side one tends to seize with corrosion.) Look that the brake disks don't wobble. ( rust flakes under the flan...Jump to post
Mixing up things. The A310 and the A300 had different sized wings, wings adjusted to their different MTOW. note: A300B4 vs A310: MTOW delta is 12%(A310-200), 0%(A310-300), wing size delta is 20% ( 210m² vs 260m² ) The A310 got a completely new wing ( and profile too). the full step over to "su...Jump to post
Really? Human race? Could have fooled me. Some human filth does not ever need to walk among us. Save your bleeding heart liberalism for another day. Trump calling MS-13 animals was actually doing a disservice to animals. They are sub human. I've just decided on a whim that you too are "animal&...Jump to post
... creativity and the ability to keep so many balls in the air to manage the complexity of this. What you seem to associate with "balls in the air" is massive rain of Sh*t droplets that wont settle due to some imbecile trashing them with a stick to no end. About ZERO creativity applied.Jump to post
...a few hostages, some of which were taken during this administration for the explicit purpose of being used as pawns in a negotiation. Back when the DDR still existed Mr. Blumfeld negotiated some money complemented releases of "dissidents from the DDR government. ( O-tone press in those days...Jump to post
Dutchy wrote:Novorussia is a term I have seen only being used by Russians, but leaving that at one side.
Yeah, yeah, we all know you love to take the Russian stand on this. But do you have an opinion about the MH17 now it is proven to be down by a Russian military missile? I bow to your emotional constraint and constructive participation. IMU no new facts have been presented. Another layer of "Ru...Jump to post
... but the wealthy guys I know drive like old ladies ;) hhehe. The number of SUV geriatric transports is rising all the time. And they come at you in the middle of the road. "Keep right" ? not for ME!! The rising number of beyond 70 drivers is turning into a major ( and dangerous ) bothe...Jump to post
wingman wrote:I'm pretty sure there's no cheese at McDonald's. There's something, but it ain't cheese. Lawsuit will get tossed on this blatant technicality.
There's similar thinking with fines, in Finland most fines are based on your taxable income, you can be fined tens of thousands for speeding. The fine doesn't work if you don't feel the sting. I'd like to see that here. We only have "Tagessatz" fines dependent on income if you have a conv...Jump to post
I have no idea how to fix that. Its probably all related somehow. first hurdle: you don't care. When you boil it down you're probably right. Its not that I (and most people) don't care at all its that its not high on the list of priorities for most people. We do know there are issues with prisons i...Jump to post
The thing is about why most don't use them is because they don't WANT to. dysfunctional thinking. you have to create WANT first. ( i.e. usually some guidance is required. ) How do we do this? Look around you: active reintegration of offenders works in most reasonably civilized parts of the world. A...Jump to post
It’s the same in Norway, prisons are like holiday camps unless you’re one of the really naughty ones then you go to a proper prison with fences and guards. Danmark too. Years ago ( ~~1980 ) we holidayed over New Year in Denmark. doing some walking we came through a little forest into something that...Jump to post
Agree I’m not sure why the said user keeps bringing up the A380ULR which doesn’t exist when QF have said 2 789’s are cheaper to run than a single A380. That is a horse apple vs apple comparison. 2 "Sardine carriers" vs one bigger "Royal conveyance" :-) then my impression was tha...Jump to post
Statistics needs a big sample size... No. Sample size ( absolute, relative ) is a well understood thing. Flight hours vs hull losses is a useful metric. Number of frames less so. ( Concorde had one batch manufacture and flying for umpteen years. 747 had continuous production and retirement. ) Adden...Jump to post
The Concorde, Comet and the VC10 couldn't be built today with the engines slap bang next to each other. Likewise the B747 couldn't be built to carry passengers forward of Door 1 if it was designed today, as there's only one way out and that's backwards from the nose. Why? Your argument makes no sen...Jump to post
BTW, you use "violent Americans" and something about WWII but, you do realize that Germany and Japan were violent as well. Ask the Jews, gypsies, gays, political opponents, Russians, and Chinese. you are mixing military (mis)behaviour and what a civil society does or does not do. ( IMHO p...Jump to post
Freakysh wrote:Americans are inherently violent.
To be honest this assumption that the proposed 797 and A321NEO compete directly in the same market is a bit of a stretch. So how many purchases of the A321 over the A320 is due to the additional pax and not related to range? A321NEO now provides increased capacity with the range only the A320 achie...Jump to post
bagoldex wrote:I'm surprised those on the extreme right aren't taking this as an opportunity to advocate home schooling.
https://yachtharbour.com/static/uploads/2390_a91a7.jpg Any idea what the grey "secondary" bridge on the forecastle is for ? This: https://cdn.boatinternational.com/images/20160720/1-120241l-320x180.jpg Hrm, Thanks! Any idea ( or images) on how that is deployed? ( Like the ship eating maw ...Jump to post
Is the 164,000kg a typo? It's what was written. But note that many on a.net view Aspire Aviation's blog as "junk journalism" and view their content as worthless. ref: https://web.archive.org/web/20171023174322/http://www.aspireaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Boeing-Airbus-widebody...Jump to post
There is only one thing that counts and nobody is bothering to talk about it. Which company makes the most money per plane delivered? Whenever we talk about that. The conversation goes down the same ugly repetitive program vs unit accounting debate Average it out over a ten year period. That is not...Jump to post
MrHMSH wrote:FROM. MY. COLD. DEAD. HANDS.
OK we're straying from the topic.. why is the A350 so expensive.. parts, labor, process, transport????? If parts and labor are equal between the 787 and A350, that leaves process and transport. Is there anything else? Sales prices are more determined by what the customer ( might ) think it is worth...Jump to post
I think this is largely a US issue. I find that Americans, in general, care less about grooming standards than many other western countries around the world. Americans also value individualism so it has to be difficult for airlines and other employers to enforce strict uniform standards. Ever seen ...Jump to post
Would not expect otherwise from a notorious Putinversteher ... :roll: Brilliant how indoctrination works and how effective propaganda actually is. This is so much like medieval witch hunt times. "Earth is flat and at the center of the universe. If you do not follow our lead we will burn you on...Jump to post
France was and is always known to have very high social security employer contributions. While most everybody else forced high wage rises Germany ( Schröder: Agenda 2010 ) had a decade of (very) moderate wage improvements. ( and some redistribution of shared 50/50 health cost to a model of a frozen...Jump to post
Regarding Russia, it's a shame targeted political assassinations are frowned upon. Putin needs to be taken out. It's also a shame that the people of Russia stood idly by as their democracy turned into a mafia state. WEAK! Presidential candidate Yeltsin was instantiated by way of massive ( and rathe...Jump to post
That approach favors the A350 panels design as the entire section can be jigged. The moving line works much better with barrels as it avoids the large jigs. The barrel sections as they come out of the autoclave are wobbly as can be. You need to carefully jig them up to insert the frames without bin...Jump to post
... some facts and data. Hard data is that the 787 MTOW seems to be up against a hard wall. last 5..8 years have just squeezed another ton or two out of the design. The wing is thin. not much room behind the wingbox to stow more gear. Then it is not only about per tire loading but also about the ar...Jump to post
Seems like the answer to my question of how aircraft pricing is determined is simply "black magic" then. My impression is that list prices have a relation to "product useability" value ( relative to other products .. ) i.e. pricing delta between list numbers is the summ of all r...Jump to post