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by par13del
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 14
Views: 366

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

[quote="prebennorholm" With still zero effort to build the infrastructure and hire the people to do the jobs needed at the borders, and little over eight months to go.... [/quote] That is where I think the chancellor played his card, unless there is / was a plan for no Brexit, the UK is / ...

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by par13del
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 14
Views: 366

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

Perhaps, Tugg, but you have to understand that there are thousands of cases like this and there needs to be made an overall deal, not a case by case basis. ...but all of UK has been under the jurisdiction of the EU, one of the strengths of the EU is that it has regulations from cradle to the grave,...

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by par13del
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 14
Views: 366

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

The cost will be borne by the UK government it will be able to get past the EU government subsidy issue because the UK will still be fudging around trying to identify their negotiating position. As for the conference on Friday, I am home for a week so I will be watching the Open, I hope and pray tha...

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by par13del
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

To both Seahawk and Sabenapilot, this is where the tyre meets the road and this is where the civil servants are supposed to work. The government set the policy as in make the decision of in our out the kick it to the civil servants for the details, get clarity them have a substantial offer to make t...

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by par13del
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

See how easy that was, and neither of us are in the negotiating pits. Based on what we now know, a decision should have been made years ago after the vote on the options you mention, then negotiations with the EU could commence. While that was taking place, the reality of the business sector would g...

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by par13del
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The EU has frictionless trade with third countries on a daily basis, We don´t have friction-less trade with anyone outside the EU. Even IT stuff, tariff 0%, gets stuck in customs all the freaking time, even from benign trading partners like the US or Taiwan. If there is a customs border between a c...

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by par13del
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Trying to get the impossible is what is taking place now, not what was said. The EU has frictionless trade with third countries on a daily basis, reality is that no one wants to leave so they are coming up with the impossible from people who know better, what does that say about them versus the leav...

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by par13del
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options
Replies: 63
Views: 10357

Re: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options

Regional Airlines would not even exist if not for the mainline Pilots unions. Regional airlines existed long before mainline tried carrier within a carrier to reduce cost and failed - Ted Song - they were just that, flying mostly turbo prop a/c within limited regions / states. Mainline started buyi...

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by par13del
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The knowledge is there, but they'd rather use some good old stubbornness. Well if you have an entire parliament, house of Lords, majority in both major political parties thinking that the EU would allow something other than the 4 pillars that is beyond stubborn. As was said from the day the results...

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by par13del
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

...and yet we still have posters who say the UK was instrumental in the way the EU is now......really?

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by par13del
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options
Replies: 63
Views: 10357

Re: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options

FlyHossD wrote:
So you're in favor of farming out your own job to another vendor? In other words, ALPA is doing what they're paid to do.

Or are you just trolling?

Help him out by asking what routes the US3 would fly if they could outsource any route for cheaper labor cost.

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by par13del
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I wish the media was more honest in their reporting, example, the MP's have voted to request the the EU allow them to stay in the regulatory environment for medicine, they are misleading the public into believing that whatever the parliament passes will be accepted by the EU, these are proposals onl...

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by par13del
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

JJJ wrote:
That's just tories being Tories.

Nothing to do with being remain or leave.

Well based on the numbers, it not strictly Tories, the current Tory majority is about 10 and that requires third party assistance.

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by par13del
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options
Replies: 63
Views: 10357

Re: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options

Two observations, Republic presently has contracts with multiple airlines, so the numbers may not be too much of an issue if you factor in replacements and some growth. On the E2 side, until scope is adjusted the a/c is limited in the USA, but the rest of the world is available. Hopefully with Boein...

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by par13del
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Ok, let's dig deeper...one of the tenets of the leave group was to gain the right to negotiate trade deals with non-EU countries. The parliament is presently majority remain supporters and are doing all that they can to ensure that the UK remains in the EU, why take a chance on publishing something ...

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by par13del
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

My predictions for late autumn and winter are: Domestically: a ballot of some sort, either an election or a new referendum, possibly both even, as well as a leadership challenge in the Conservatives, possibly even a 'temporary' split of the party in the run up to that election/referendum... On the ...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

To what end....it is still not acceptable to the EU, so................

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

For the most part the UK is negotiating with themselves. The EU is just waiting a for a workable proposal. That is the other part of the mess, the EU waiting for a workable proposal or the UK to present a plan, in my mind there is no such thing. One is either in the EU or out, the 4 pillars mean yo...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2530
Views: 314935

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

How can they do a 737 replacement now when they are selling the MAX, everyone in the backlog will simply delay delivery and try to switch, they need to deliver the backlog for cash flow funds. I think the engineers and production folks love the idea of a 797 because they can use it to proof design a...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The UK government is negotiating with the EU, not the UK parliament. When the vote was lost the first line of attack was that parliament should have a say, look at the first thread all the Remain and EU supporters jumped on this line saying it was true democracy. Well guess what, TM is expending tim...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

mmo wrote:
par13del wrote:
mmo wrote:
I don't know if English is your first language, but you wrote the "EU has to accept the deal"

...and so far they have said no, which was the rest of the sentence, so we are both in agreement.

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

She doesn't need a deal if she revokes article 50. Some EU countries might object or want an opinion wether article 50 can be revoked, but if article 50 can be revoked, ...the key point there is BUT IF...stranger things have happened BUT I cannot see the EU giving up billions of dollars and their o...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2530
Views: 314935

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

One issue with the 2026 timeline is the market, airlines cannot sit on their hands waiting for an a/c when pax need to fly now. Most purchases today are being leased for 10 to 15 years, so a purchase int the next year or so is one less in 2026, so as they say, time and tide waits for no one.

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Regardless of what May does, the EU has to accept the deal, and so far the answer has been no, so if she is appeasing anyone the reason is... Are you sure the Eu has to accept the deal? Care to back up your statement with a reference? The UK parliament cannot pass a deal and force it on the EU, the...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Though unlikely, May does use this a threat towards those who oppose her in the Tory party. Thus there's still a chance May actually is doing this just to displease some opponents. Likely? To be honest nothing will surprise me anymore in the Brexit saga. Regardless of what May does, the EU has to a...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

However, the EU does trade with third countries now, and yes there are different tariffs and conditions on those trades, it is done every day in the EU, some friction sure, but the world does not stop outside of the EU, in reality there are more countries outside of the EU than inside the EU and the...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eric Schulz not the best candidate to replace John Leahy at Airbus?
Replies: 30
Views: 4130

Re: Eric Schulz not the best candidate to replace John Leahy at Airbus?

Newbiepilot wrote:
Personally I am surprised that Airbus wasn’t able to convince AA to swap the A350 order for more A321s (they are the worlds largest operator of A321s).

....probably because they said take it or leave it, swapping away from the flagship product may not have been acceptable.

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

It is simply not possible. Say the UK would succeed in a deal with the USA and the chlorinated chicken would be included in the deal, there is no way that the UK could now allow unlimited access to all chicken products made in the UK to the EU market, as they could contain chlorinated chicken impor...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

a) We want full access to the common market, but we do not want to be bound by your legislations regarding the common market and want to make deals with other nations as we wish. The EU already has 3rd country access which is what the UK would be, no need to reinvent the wheel. What I don't get is ...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Sure, the UK can -probably- still backtrack on its article 50 letter and somehow manage to get back onboard, although -again probably- not entirely under the same favourable terms as before, but is that really want it really wants? And is that really what the EU wants in the long run? To have a par...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Unfortunately for all, the question was not that complicated, maybe the 400+ MP's who framed and voted the question had a moment of clarity, as based on the mess that has been made, the question and answer have been rendered irrelevant.

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Anyway, what is the point asking people to vote on a plan that it is totally unacceptable to the EU ? Shows how delusional a lot of the Remain supports are, just as bad as the Leave. They fail to understand that to the EU it is just the UK, not Tory or Labour, until they stop fighting among themsel...

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by par13del
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus nma?
Replies: 22
Views: 4198

Re: Airbus nma?

Ok, what am I missing here, I thought Airbus had the A321LR, A321LR/Plus and A321LR/Plus Plus on hold...NMA is a Boeing fantasy, the A321 Airbus reality...or so I have learned from the numerous threads on NMA, MOM, NSA, yada yada yada...

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by par13del
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2530
Views: 314935

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/boeing-rewriting-aerospace-rulebook-797-060000085.html The issue I have with this article discussing a potential new a/c is that they list the 767 and 777, would make the issue clear if they remove the 767 and put an check mark beside the 777 which is still available ...

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by par13del
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: UK to repalce AWACS
Replies: 41
Views: 2345

Re: UK to repalce AWACS

Yeah well, whatever kind of radar they put in the A330 it is going to affect airflow behind the a/c and since this is a tanker.... I can see extensive air certification period, now if Airbus has a spare tanker that they can use as a prototype they can get a jump on this, but that cost money, so who ...

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by par13del
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

My understanding is that the UK can negotiate and even sign trade deals during the transition period, but they cannot come into effect until the end of the transition. Is this with the current proposal or the old? The closer to the EU with customs and SM the less likely such deals become as the EU ...

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by par13del
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

As there will be no Brexit the whole point of discussing trade agreements with the US, Canada, India, China etc are moot since the UK will be tied to the EU and they will be unable to make such deals.

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by par13del
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Dutchy wrote:
Apparently, May has angered Trump with her Brexit plans.

If it is not acceptable to the EU does it make a difference?
POTUS may be a bit slow understanding UK politics, but Brexit is done.

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by par13del
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

A question on the NI border issue, the "troubles" is supposed to be the big issue as codified in the GF Agreement. Ok fine, I understand that, the basis of the troubles is the unification of the island of Ireland under the Catholic (Republic of Ireland) banner, since the GF agreement how h...

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by par13del
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The actual problem is that some still believe that a deal with Trump would be better than a deal with the EU. Does anybody believe that there is even the slightest chance that in a conflict the USA would not use their weight to decide the issue in their favour. And in this relationship there are no...

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by par13del
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Who is we.....the parliament is in charge and the majority are on the remain side and are willing to pay the price to remain. The issue for the UK is that EU has been united in one voice from the start, in the UK however, some seemed to think it's the Tories, Labour, Brexiters, Remain, Lords, elites...

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by par13del
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

So is it a given that the EU will accept the UK's latest proposal? Somehow I don't think it removes TM's red lines far enough, and with Trumps opinion all the more reason for the EU to demand even more concessions....leverage, its all about leverage in negotiations...the EU could balance its budget ...

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by par13del
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Anyhow if you insist, we are, under the new white paper (released on day trump arrives - “bury bad news!”), aligning with EU on regulations not the US. Trade deal will be difficult, vulnerable to trump spasms, risk the NHS, lower food standards and would not in any event make up for lost EU trade. ...

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by par13del
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

...and one article 50 is revoked you will always be....in the EU that is.....

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by par13del
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Well, one has to wonder where these folks were with all their numbers / data prior to the actual referendum, where they held back from providing this information, is so by whom, should an investigation similar to what was done for financing be launched and will it find that the Big Red Bus sponsors ...

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by par13del
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I should have added, one does not have to be in the Single Market or the Customs Union to trade with the EU. Maybe the issue is how much friction is involved in preparing paperwork to present at border post, the funny thing is, people look at the paper more than they actually look at the actual good...

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by par13del
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

"No trade"? Clearly says "meaningful new trade deal to make up for the loss of access to the SM". Doesn't say anything about no trade. Not sure if you don't read before responding or if you're trying to create a straw man. Well if you go back and read all the threads, it does so...

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by par13del
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 106
Views: 12547

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

Well if we start at the top, there used to be regional carriers, in the USA this would have been airlines offering service within a single state or within and between two or three nearby states. Based on the needs at the times, the a/c deployed would most likely have been turbo-props, the similar ha...

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by par13del
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

You also have to factor in geographical bias to trade. If I am buying a product and can source it from the Denmark or from Hong Kong, then if and the price is right, I'll get it from Denmark- cheaper to deliver, quicker to deliver, no customs issues. In the advent of a USA trade deal then the same ...

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by par13del
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 2443
Views: 55315

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

[quote="ElPistolero"] which means they'll have to adopt US regulations for any meaningful new trade deal to make up for loss of access to SM. /quote] ...but why the fixation on the US regulations, the EU is made up of nations who trade with non-EU nations on a daily basis, why is the UK so...

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