None of these threads says anything about when FAS is taking place. Is it this month? Next month?Jump to post
That is not a reason. That is just a meaningless technicality.
trpmb6 wrote:Jump to postBecause they technically aren't merged yet.
Edit: I really don't think this is complicated.
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:Jump to postI am of the opinion that Embraer orders should be discussed here and NOT in the Boeing thread at this time.
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&...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Another sound engineer here.
There will not be data gained with any meaning from any of the «methods» suggested in this thread. Sorry.
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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.Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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,...Jump to post
«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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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, ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
There are a lot of both varieties in Norwegian’s operation.Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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!...Jump to post