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by M564038
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 69
Views: 19691

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

None of these threads says anything about when FAS is taking place. Is it this month? Next month?

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by M564038
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 10571

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread

That is not a reason. That is just a meaningless technicality.

trpmb6 wrote:
Because they technically aren't merged yet.

Edit: I really don't think this is complicated.

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by M564038
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 10571

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread

Why?? That is just untidy.
Airbus+cseries and Boeing+Embraer are the interesting duopoly to watch, and hiding the Emb stuff here is just confusing.

trpmb6 wrote:
I am of the opinion that Embraer orders should be discussed here and NOT in the Boeing thread at this time.

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by M564038
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 292
Views: 40030

Re: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR

My first language is a different germanic language very close to german, and we use both ice and shelf. None of them means dropped. It literally, and in most languages, means something that you are not going to use right now, but it is still there. On the shelf. For use. There is no "to shelve&...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 224
Views: 30120

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

I think what Masi is sort of telling you, and I, as a professional in the field of sound would support is that there are lies, damned lies, statistics and sound measurement data. It is virtually impossible to get any truely meaningful out of it on this scale. It is the easiest thing in the world to ...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 292
Views: 40030

Re: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR

This is a very valid point! Easy to forget for people with english as first language that «shelved» does not mean dropped! It literally, and in most languages, means something that you are not going to use right now, but it is still there. On the shelf. For use. Well that always was a very extreme i...

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by M564038
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 224
Views: 30120

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

Another sound engineer here.
There will not be data gained with any meaning from any of the «methods» suggested in this thread. Sorry.

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by M564038
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket
Replies: 29
Views: 1245

Re: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket

Of course she knew. These guys aren’t stupid. One of our right wing politicians, a state secretary, no less, did the same thing during the mediteranen refugee crisis in 2015. As people where drowning in the sea, he was wearing a t-shirt saying «good journey» at their party convention, claiming it to...

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by M564038
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus is studying A321XLR with extended range over LR
Replies: 292
Views: 40030

Re: Airbus A321XLR?

So, the Airbus A320 X-series with Latch and Rubber? Are they using it for balancing or stereo?

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by M564038
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A320-neo whine and sound
Replies: 7
Views: 1637

Re: The A320-neo whine and sound

Peculiar. There is still very much a pronounced whine. As for the Loudness. It is just as loud. At least within the margin of error of a (trained, professional sound engineering, with 20 years of experience working with miniscule details in sound) human ear. As I said, I have no doubt it measures di...

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by M564038
Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A320-neo whine and sound
Replies: 7
Views: 1637

The A320-neo whine and sound

Much have been said about how the airbus whine where being removed by wing modification, and how the NEO measured a lot lower in sound pressure level. And yet, living underneath the approach of an airport seeing a lot of NEOs. It is just as loud as before, and the whine is still there. I can underst...

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by M564038
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Today, a new era for Widerøe starts
Replies: 26
Views: 5808

Re: Today, a new era for Widerøe starts

It is never possible to judge noise level from a video. But the plane is supposed to be very low noise.

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by M564038
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 40 drunk and aggressive Air Traffic Controllers on SAS flight.
Replies: 5
Views: 3549

40 drunk and aggressive Air Traffic Controllers on SAS flight.

An automatic translate should probably give you some idea. 40 drunk air traffic controllers where aggressive, out of control and scared kids and families aboard the SAS flight according to the article. Their 60 collegaues apparently did nothing to stop them. https://www.dagbladet.no/nyheter/flygeled...

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by M564038
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 415
Views: 72420

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

Saltee, you are full of it. Vague political motives, as if he was some kind of extremist. He wasn’t. Might I just remind everyone what the last social media activities of the captain was? He was exactly the OPPOSITE of any kind of radical, crazy-person ready to kill a bunch of people. It doesn’t get...

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by M564038
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United tells pax her bag is too large, despite it fitting
Replies: 85
Views: 9098

Re: United tells pax her bag is too large, despite it fitting

She is allowed, per contract, the item provided it fits, and arguing it doesn’t is like a Monty Python sketch. She is in full compliance with her meager rights. Paying less doesn’t mean you aren’t owed what you are owed. It just mean you are owed less to begin with. There is just nothing as disgusti...

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by M564038
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United tells pax her bag is too large, despite it fitting
Replies: 85
Views: 9098

Re: United tells pax her bag is too large, despite it fitting

She is in full compliance with her meager rights. Paying less doesn’t mean you aren’t owed what you are owed. It just mean you are owed less to begin with. There is just nothing as disgusting as abuse of power, no matter the issue. Nothing new... people not complying with their terms and conditions ...

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by M564038
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United tells pax her bag is too large, despite it fitting
Replies: 85
Views: 9098

Re: United tells pax her bag is too large, despite it fitting

I read the thread first. Then i watched the video. It fit. It fit better than most gloves. You know, GLOVES like FIT LIKE A GLOVE, as in gloves being the fittest fit anyone will imagine can fit, and this bag fits better than most of the fittest glows that fits out there? Using as much as 0.0000001 s...

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by M564038
Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vaping device caused fire at DEN
Replies: 15
Views: 2887

Re: Vaping device caused fire at DEN

It is not a vaping-fire, it is a battery fire. We are carrying more and more devices with batteries, and there will be these sorts of fires resulting from time to time until battery technology changes. We just have to deal with it when it happens. I also see Lightsaber not being quite up to date on ...

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by M564038
Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spanish airline PLUS ULTRA confims Madrid-Caracas for May
Replies: 20
Views: 3145

Re: Spanish airline PLUS ULTRA confims Madrid-Caracas for May

The 737 plus ultra mega super will seat 300 people and fly well into the year 2450. Pilotless, of course, but still controlled by a Yoke pulling cables.

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by M564038
Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The undisclosed european CSeries customer
Replies: 96
Views: 18142

Re: The undisclosed european CSeries customer

zeke wrote:
I think Widerøe, Flybe, Air France/Cityjet, and LOT would be good candidates.


Widerøe is launch customer for the E2.

SAS has stated that they are NOT buying C-series.

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by M564038
Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Hahaha! Exactly! This like people discussing flying machines in the 1890s, jet engine transport planes in the 1930s or proliferation of home computers in the mid 70’s. I love how so many of the arguments against this idea boil down to: "I, being no expert at all, am uncomfortable with the idea ...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Yes, a parallell might be how aviation was dismissed outright in the late 19th century, or how jet engines were dismissed in the 30’s. Material science, metallurgy, power-to-weight ratios and other parameters were all slightly on the wrong side, and as sum it made it all seem impossible to many. So,...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

«Another possible issue» you say. You didn’t bother to read the thread, did you? Here is another possible issue with electric planes. On a regular Jet A/A1 fueled plane or an Avgas one for that matter you fuel it up and then you take off and fly and the fuel burns and the plane gets lighter and ligh...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Agreed on many of your points. The enviromental-movement of the 60-70-80’s was tricked into being on the wrong side of the debate regarding nuclear, and even worse: in Norway, the focal point of this discussion, the biggest symbol case of enviromentalist movement in the 70’s and 80’s was the effort ...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

The Nuclear/Solar claims I refered to was made by a Berkley physics-professor using real-life examples as far back as 2008. He is not slanted in his views, he happens to be the same guy that exposed the «hockey stick» error. Anyways, nuclear vs. solar is a blind alley, as nuclear happens to be among...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

All that text you wrote, and you didn’t even google to find out about China’s future strict regulations on fossil car production? Their strategy for forcing car companies to build electric cars? Thwir massive research into batteries and renewables? Wow. You're expecting much of the world's populatio...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

They aren’t subsidized. They are sold for the same price as everywhere else. They are however not taxed harshly, as fossil-cars are. Norway has more than anyone shown that electric cars are viable for the masses (even in a harsh climate) With enough money electric cars are technically viable anywher...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines vs. Air Lines/Airways
Replies: 28
Views: 2747

Re: Airlines vs. Air Lines/Airways

Go listen to «Back in the USSR» by up-and-coming band The Beatles. Not only do you get to Enjoy hearing a Vickers Vanguard landing in the intro, but the very first line/way of text will provide you the answer. ...except in Hispanic countries. In Latin America you can fly "American" (or &qu...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Norway has NO leverage with aircraft manufacturers They can’t order anyone, but aircraft manufacturers have already started looking in to this, they know the first one with a succsesful product will earn some serious cash and be heroes. Norway has more than anyone shown that electric cars are viabl...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Electricty will not be a fraction of the cost of jet fuel. In fact, whom here can claim that their electricty bill has ever gone down? Electricity is becoming more expensive every year and is already much more expensive on a KWh base compared to jet fuel today. 12MWh/12000kWh of jet fuel costs abou...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Germany built additional coal because nuclear (sadly) became to unpopular after Fukushima, not because wind and solar doesn’t work. Everything you say is just filled with inaccuracies like that. Local battery storage is becoming a thing, solar is already cheaper than coal in a broad belt around the ...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

How come? Is the viability of renewables somehow tied to population density? Solar takes up about as much space/kw as nuclear. (Muller/2008). Norway population (5M) as a fraction of worldwide population (7000M): 0,07%. It's not difficult to show a graph that electicity is produced with renewable ene...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Funny you should mention complexity, which is the major cost driver next to fuel. Electrical motors don’t have any. Maintance cost will drop to the floor and reliability will go through the roof. Electric cars have about 1/100 the number of moving parts compared to a fossil car. . You're ignoring a ...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Couple of things you forgot, YIMBY: -Look up electric vs. fossil fuel-engine efficiency. -Check the numbers on refinery electrical consumption. -Check the prognosis for renewals vs. fossils in electricity production. Thank you. Electric trains have been for decades. Electric cars are more challengin...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

You two are astonishingly shallow, clueless and factless. Real Duning-Krueger posterboys! Sometimes the wind is not so strong, and we fire up our coal power plants to keep both Denmark and Norway running. In the latter case the Norwegian e-cars become the most dirty cars in the world. But that pollu...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040
Replies: 252
Views: 15519

Re: Norway is to make all short-haul planes electric by 2040

Very well put, TheLion! Norway has a lot of short, thin routes, sponsored by state money, where 10 minute flights replaces 3-5 hours by car. Formerly flown by Twin Otters and now half-full ageing Dash 8s, with no current alternative manufactured that can satisfy regulations and use the 800m fields, ...

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by M564038
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS planning order for Scandinavian and European network
Replies: 46
Views: 10171

Re: SAS planning order for Scandinavian and European network

Let’s hope this info is correct, if true they will finally rid themselves of those pesky, old 60’s dinosaurs: Posted earlier today in a Norwegian forum, and suposedly from an internal SAS memo: «We are happy to announce that we are now in final negotiations with Airbus for a large order of new short...

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by M564038
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Turkish plane flies into Helium balloons.
Replies: 14
Views: 4624

Re: A Turkish plane flies into Helium balloons.

Those balloons weighs about as much as a drp of rain. My cat wouldn’t even notice if they hit him in the face @250 knots, much less an airliner. They will cease to exist at the moment of impact.

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by M564038
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who flies the A340 to the U.S.
Replies: 65
Views: 10757

Re: Who flies the A340 to the U.S.

SK (To stay with the unreadable lingo)

Ok.

SAS

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by M564038
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CZ A380 almost off the runway due to unbalanced thrust
Replies: 61
Views: 20925

Re: CZ A380 almost off the runway due to unbalanced thrust

These warnings about inexperienced playstation pilots has been around for 25 years now and are just getting stronger and stronger. Yet, the statistics tells us it has become safer and safer to fly, so maybe modern pilot training and automation aren’t so bad after all? Who would have thought? Listeni...

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by M564038
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2017
Replies: 1126
Views: 142436

Re: Nordic Aviation 2017

Good riddance! The pressuration was always off on -TUD! The pain I have endured on that aircraft... Not only -600s leaving the SAS fleet, LN-TUD, one of their oldest -700s is scheduled to leave for part-out today Boeing 737-705 28217 142 LN-TUD SAS to be ferried 15nov17 OSL-DGX for part-out & sc...

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by M564038
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?
Replies: 179
Views: 21398

Re: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?

Norway, as has been mentioned, has a lot of this. Ehich is the prime reason, along with being a rich country, norwegians fly so much. Oslo-Stavanger is a 40 minute hop by plane, but can easily take 8-9 hours to drive depending slightly on season. Oslo-Bergen and Oslo-Trondheim is much the same, alth...

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by M564038
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22225

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

There are a lot of both varieties in Norwegian’s operation.

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by M564038
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch considering return to longhaul ops
Replies: 34
Views: 7803

Re: Monarch considering return to longhaul ops

Associated Press is reporting, or rather speculating, this afternoon that Norwegian is in negotiations to buy, the whole, or parts of Monarch.
Norwegian declines to comment.

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by M564038
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch considering return to longhaul ops
Replies: 34
Views: 7803

Re: Monarch considering return to longhaul ops

Where did their 330s go? That interior has to be the worst of any airplane ever. My last flight with them saw 50 people on an A330 flight. About one row per passenger, but that didn't make those seats bearable. Or stop gate people at gatwick spend a comical amount of time measuring peoples carry ons...

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by M564038
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL: "Norwegian 'gone' in 4-5 months"
Replies: 136
Views: 27486

Re: MOL: "Norwegian 'gone' in 4-5 months"

According to Norwegian today, 140 pilots has left Ryanair for Norwegian so far this year. They view MOL's ramblings as a response to this and aimed at his own pilots considering leaving for Norwegian.

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by M564038
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman runs across tarmac at Edinburgh airport
Replies: 23
Views: 4929

Re: Woman runs across tarmac at Edinburgh airport

Apron and hangAr. Just do it.

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by M564038
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman runs across tarmac at Edinburgh airport
Replies: 23
Views: 4929

Re: Woman runs across tarmac at Edinburgh airport

Breathe wrote:
M564038 wrote:
The real news here is that they use Tarmac to cover the apron at a modern airport!

Huh?


There is no such thing as tarmac on a modern airport.

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by M564038
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman runs across tarmac at Edinburgh airport
Replies: 23
Views: 4929

Re: Woman runs across tarmac at Edinburgh airport

The real news here is that they use Tarmac to cover the apron at a modern airport!

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by M564038
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horrible noise on A320's
Replies: 38
Views: 7242

Re: Horrible a32xs

The 737s, even the current gen ones, are a noisy lot when they fly over you....the A320 is much more quite when it goes overhead.....from a passengers perspective I find the A320 better to fly on compared to the 737 for reasons already listed by others above...... Hahaha! You have got it backwards!...

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