Stasi broke into our bus by night and papers etc were everywhere but left video and TV'sJump to post
On the way back instead of driving the highway to Rostock the driver took the older road directly to straalsund and we went into a Soviet military "exersize". We were forced to drive back to Berlin and back to rostockJump to post
I was 17 years old and we stayed in straalsund first week of November 1989. One day we went to Berlin and I passed check point charlieJump to post
I think people who understands how complicated the conflict is try in a diplomatic way keep a model where both sides see a chance of a future by negotiate. Trump have shown that USA is 100%on the side of Israel and made the Palestinians walk away. Most people supporting Israel try to support a Jewis...Jump to post
Considering that Airbus has invested in a new program 350, updated 2 existing 320 and 330, built centers in China and USA in the same time I think the last 10 years is impressive. That is the reason why only looking at cashflow might be not correct as well. Airbus spent the 1990s to today to move fr...Jump to post
Well you can say i was wrong. I didnt think Airbus would build an airplane with only 6 orders. Has there ever been an airplane with fewer orders at rollout than the A330-800? I suppose it has to do with the more or less fixed R&D budget Airbus reserved for the entire A330neo program. The A338 i...Jump to post
Inn general both 788 and 338 seems to be squeezed from all directions of 321 and 789, 339 and 359.... If Boeing MoM comes along both 788 and 338 is dead at least for passenger usage.. the best to be told about 338 passenger is the fact that at least Airbus did not put as much money into the segment ...Jump to post
As i understand from the ft article Neo performes better then expected. When can we expect real numbers?
If 330 neo get within 1-2% of the 787 what will be the effect of the sales of 787 vs 330?
It was never a rape investigation and it was never officially claimed to be one. It was always about consensual sex only. The debate is about if he used a condom or not. Branding Assange some rapist can be considered unfair from my point of view. You can find all details here if needed: https://www...Jump to post
as I remember the A358 was going to perform better then the A333. I think in mid 2020s we will see a A358 with smaller wing replacing A339.Jump to post
We're talking about Brits being able to travel to the EU. You can't get that through individual countries. In the words of a certain politician, the Brits are leaving, why would the EU want them to visit. I just laughed at this. So you can get into lots of countries with an EU passport without a vi...Jump to post
I strongly believe that even if not so sexy the 333Neo will become a major seller of the same reason. The 777X and the 787 will not be sold with 60% discounts any more like they have been during a long time. The only low cost option with the latest generation engines will be the 333Neo and that incl...Jump to post
I think that there is one aspect not mentioned here much and that is that not all carriers need the distances of 789 and 359. 333CEO not so sexy with not so much range has during many of the last ten years been the best selling widebody year after year.Jump to post
regarding A339 with -165 nmi is that the 242T version or the new 251T version?Jump to post
Well swedish police said that they cannon close the things before interviewing me Assange.
They asked him to come to Sweden and he did not show up. Before that the police did not put any effort to continue investigation.
Is the calculation considered the current A350 winglets or the changed one that is on its way?Jump to post
So what has boeing and us government achieved?
They lost in wto but not until Airbus got a full program more or less for free.
I think that south America is a partly corrupted market where latam and other actors with support of polititians has kept prices high until recent. I read the situation that Argentina has given up it's fight when latam was created an Norwegian might have the force changing the aviation industry in S...Jump to post
With the metoo discussion in major part of the world the rest of the world start to get closer to the discussion that we have seen in Sweden the last few years and that was behind the swedish law regarding rape and sexual haressment. As I understand me Assange did erase a condom without both agreed ...Jump to post
Airbus hade One goal. Keep A380 in production 10 years. In 2027 the market for bigger airplanes will have increased. Many 747 and current A380s is up for replacement. Neo with a new more efficient RR engine is available. With a stretch and wing extensions perhaps it will be 20% more efficient then c...Jump to post
regarding the Euro Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithoania, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia all joined after 2008. they have not got the catastrophic experience like Greece. Rather the opposite. The effect Brexit will have is that before 2030 Sweden and Denmark also will have joined. EU will also because of...Jump to post
Eu has accepted to go to phase 2 under the following terms; Davis Davis rule; If the agreed terms in phase 1 cannot be changed (can someone lock this guy up?) UK is expected to present its vision of trade agreement until March when negotiations starts. Negotiations will be until October, meaning hal...Jump to post
EU and UK seems to have agreed... So what is the conclusion? € 55 Billion EU and UK citizens protected in EU27 and UK Irish border seems to be like was agreed a week ago, nut no solution described. Is this closer to Remain or Leave a year ago? Now thiss was the beginning of the end what canxpect fro...Jump to post
There has in many countries been some kind of contract between the social classes in the west. All get it better. Right now special in UK and USA this contract seems broken. During the last around 80 years it has been possible to move from working class to middle class, from middle class to upper mi...Jump to post
As a swede I must congratulate the Swedish team. Noone believed this special after Zlatan left the team. Well, a great player with a big ego doesn't always make well playing collective better. Zlatan was no great team player. Well done Denmark. Christian Eriksen was in a class of his own. I don't t...Jump to post
Russia builds its military on the incomes of Oil and Gas. What really matters for living standards of Russias general public and EU needs of defense is the market of Oil and Gas. For many years Germany and the rest of EU tried to make the living standards of the Russian general public improving by i...Jump to post
seahawk wrote:Sounds a bit like wishful thinking by the Brits, as English is and will be the working language of the EU, as most people do speak it.
By the way I see that Airbus has been able to play its game quit perfect.
it now has secured A380 until a the industry has one new generation engines done for the replacement cycle of the A380 around 2025. Well done.
In 2025 it will then have more efficient engines then both the A350 and the B779.
I think that for aviation industry and all of us as customers sake I hope that B748F (i I suppose is dead by now), B787, B779, A339, A350, and of course A380 all become success stories in the end. Why? If engineers (I am one even I I work in IT business) shall be able to convince the "bean coun...Jump to post
VAT inside Europe is quit simple; If my Swedish company sells to an EU company the customer balance his incoming VAT against outgoing VAT, meaning that when he sells to his customers he adds his VAT but gets back the VAT that he paid to me. If I sell to an non EU entity I sell without VAT to my cust...Jump to post
Eu now says that UK need to agree to a brexit bill within 2 weeks or no trade negoziations this year;
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po ... 47741.html
I (from the USA) will be in the UK in a few days and to the end of next week. I will be interesting to speak to people there as to the Brexit hopefully from a range of the spectrum in support or against it. To me the Brexit vote, much like the election of Donald Trump as USA President, was a protes...Jump to post
It is currently talk about an extension not of 2 years but 20 month where UK is still fully integrated into Eu but without voting power. This would make things much more easy for both sides while UK will leave the day whena new EU 7 year budget starts to be funcioning. A major part of the finacial o...Jump to post
UK government and public missing the major point here; For Germany netherlands and Scandinavia who will be the major net contributors to the Eu in the future the loss of of the single market would be catastrophic and would do anything to avoid the single market and development of services into EU to...Jump to post