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by scbriml
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senate Tax Bill Opens Pandora's Box To Hurt ME3 Carriers
Replies: 71
Views: 6851

Re: Senate Tax Bill Opens Pandora's Box To Hurt ME3 Carriers

Section 3.10.2 Royal, diplomatic, and state aircraft are exempted from landing and parking charges. Read "Conditions of Use" Dubai International Passengers & Cargo document. BTW, this is not about passenger fees. Yes, but that's not Emirates' planes, it's talking about planes owned by...

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by scbriml
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s
Replies: 42
Views: 5201

Re: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s

leleko747 wrote:
"Cheap, second hand 747s stored and ready to be put back in service for charter ops? Naaaaah!"

"A380s with almost 1000 seats and which are way more financially risky to operate? Oh yeah!"


Define "almost 1000" seats. :crazy:

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by scbriml
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 274
Views: 7336

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

I'm guessing that there's a lot more Democratic voting preachers of small and/or rural congregations running off with some young secretary, than Republican voting preachers. Two significant words in there - " I'm guessing ". Frankly, it doesn't matter what any pedo's political leaning is,...

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by scbriml
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 768
Views: 98185

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

But isn't it a possibility that Emirates' management might have decided that the airline would change the way it fulfil the demand as it was asked in my comment #621? Sounds like wishful thinking, frankly. Do you really think Emirates has changed their whole strategy since 3rd November? That's when...

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by scbriml
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ohio state rep resigns
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Ohio state rep resigns

Anti-LGBT? :checkmark:
Anti-abortion? :checkmark:
'Natural' marriage only between men and women? :checkmark:
Christian? :checkmark:
Espouses 'family values'? :checkmark:

Caught having gay sex in his office? :rotfl:

I was surprised to see he was a Republican! :sarcastic:

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Some of my latest accepted photos don't seen on the site.
Replies: 7
Views: 3943

Re: Some of my latest accepted photos don't seen on the site.

fabrycape wrote:


Fabrizio, unfortunately, it seems to be happening more and more. I had two recent accepted photos that took over 12 hours to appear on the site. I've yet to hear an explanation as to what is causing it. It's quite frustrating.

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 274
Views: 7336

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

Here's a few mins of cringeworthy pedosplainin' from Alabama's best and brightest: http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-42006229/roy-moore-how-alabamians-are-defending-the-accused-judge The gist of their defense is "we'd rather have a child-molester than a Democrat" :sarcastic: What...

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by scbriml
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest FO arrested in STL. Firearm in carryon
Replies: 4
Views: 1238

Re: Southwest FO arrested in STL. Firearm in carryon

http://www.dfwtower.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8999


Is there a corresponding list of all the guns they've missed? :duck:
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gdg9 wrote:
List of how many guns have been found this year by TSA at every airport:
http://www.dfwtower.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=8999


Is there a corresponding list of all the guns they've missed? :duck:

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by scbriml
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 423
Views: 108820

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Not a very good year for Airbus Don't worry, at the last minute, Airbus will get a 500 A320Neo order LOL Well, you were only 70 out! :rotfl: http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2017/11/indigo-partners-doubles-existing-a320neo-family-order.html Dubai, 15 November 2017 – Airbus and Indig...

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by scbriml
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?
Replies: 274
Views: 7336

Re: Moore wins in AL runoff. What next?

Wouldn't it be fun to see a list and political affiliation of EVERY pastor/priest/rabbi, of ANY sized church/synagogue, ANYWHERE in the US, in the last few years, that has been discovered to have been involved in scandal, like adultery, or child sexual abuse, for example. Gee, I'm betting there's a...

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by scbriml
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 768
Views: 98185

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Revelation wrote:
Instead we see both programs continue to make frames at uneconomic rates with no end date in place.


I think this is because of the usually significant cost impact of closing down a production line. Neither Airbus nor Boeing want to close a production line unless they absolutely have to.

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by scbriml
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Narrowbody order bubble?
Replies: 29
Views: 3576

Re: Narrowbody order bubble?

The argument is that if the bubble bursts, the backlog may lose as many as half its orders while being stuck at high production rates. This would cost both vendors a lot of money, and some suppliers may go out of business. There were dire predictions of both Airbus and Boeing losing half their back...

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by scbriml
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Partners to order 430 A320s at Dubai
Replies: 107
Views: 15671

Re: Frontier: say hello to 134 new animals

LPSHobby wrote:
how Indigo is the owner and controls Frontier if a foreigner investor can own olny a maximum 20% stake of a US airline?


Huh? Indigo Partners is a US Equity firm.

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by scbriml
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 129
Views: 3726

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

notaxonrotax wrote:
https://m.gpupdate.net/en/f1-news/360933/pirelli-reveal-fan-named-pink-walled-tyre-for-2018/

I think Hyper-soft will win!

The pink color will make some on this forum very happy!

No Tax On Rotax


It can only be "Softy McSoftface".

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by scbriml
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photos not showing up after acceptance?
Replies: 102
Views: 8764

Re: Photos not showing up after acceptance?

Hey Steve, I'm very sorry for the lost photos and have sent the developer a message. In any case, I'm confident that he will make the photos appear, but I think the counter starts at the moment of acceptance :frown: Kas, the first has finally shown up after over 12 hours (as far as I can tell) and ...

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by scbriml
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photos not showing up after acceptance?
Replies: 102
Views: 8764

Re: Photos not showing up after acceptance?

scbriml wrote:
Kas, I appreciate what you're saying about some photos taking a while to show up. I had two acceptance emails two hours ago but the shots are still not showing up (ids 4683033 and 4683037).


It's now been eight hours since my acceptance emails and these two shots are still not visible. :frown:

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by scbriml
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photos not showing up after acceptance?
Replies: 102
Views: 8764

Re: Photos not showing up after acceptance?

Kas, I appreciate what you're saying about some photos taking a while to show up. I had two acceptance emails two hours ago but the shots are still not showing up (ids 4683033 and 4683037). I can open the images from the acceptance email and the photos both display as "0 of 4,714" If I sea...

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by scbriml
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi
Replies: 129
Views: 3726

Re: F1 2017: Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil & Abu Dhabi

notaxonrotax wrote:
Interesting race!


Apart from the podium places, yes.

notaxonrotax wrote:
HAM driver of the day, finishing within 6 seconds of the winner.


I was hoping he had enough left to get past Raikkonen, but I think his tyres were shot in the last couple of laps.

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by scbriml
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 69751

Re: Dubai AIr Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

But the linked article has nothing definite in it at all. Just conjecture and rumor. Given Emirates themselves announced they were working on an order at the delivery of their 100th A380, it seems to be a bit more than just a rumour. The only question was whether the deal would be done in time to a...

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by scbriml
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 69751

Re: Dubai AIr Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

dubaiamman243 wrote:
Sources says that EK A380 order will be between 36-38


So 37? :lol:

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by scbriml
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thanksgiving - The Forgotten Holiday?
Replies: 14
Views: 675

Re: Thanksgiving - The Forgotten Holiday?

BartSimpson wrote:
So, holidays are only about market potential and sales promotions?


No, there's also deciding what colours to wear on each holiday! Every year.

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by scbriml
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 52986

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

Waiting the EK B787-10 order tomorrow ¡¡¡¡¡ Don't hold your breath... Last we heard, the decision between the A350 and 787 was off the table. https://theworldofaviationblog.wordpress.com/2017/09/09/emirates-delays-a350787-order-decision/ http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1373197

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Joon A320 emerged from paint
Replies: 44
Views: 8497

Re: First Joon A320 emerged from paint

It's difficult to tell exactly how it looks given that photo makes the tarmac look blue. But generally, my whelm has been undered!

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?
Replies: 36
Views: 7748

Re: Is United Buying Hawaiians 767s?

So we've gone from buying 50 brand-new 767s from Boeing, to buying three pre-owned from HA? :scratchchin:

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Johan Lundgren appointed CEO for easyJet
Replies: 54
Views: 5379

Re: Johan Lundgren appointed CEO for easyJet

Could be more than one Johan Lundgren out there ya know.. Just maybe. :wink2: The name is probably the Swedish equivalent of John Smith in the UK. Its not the same Johan. A.net Johan is now ~40, so he would have to start working for the airlines at the age of 10. Which just shows how talented he re...

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by scbriml
Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines record profit in 3Q17
Replies: 8
Views: 750

Re: Turkish Airlines record profit in 3Q17

That is a surprisingly quick recovery for TK. :shock:

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by scbriml
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Islamic State is no more
Replies: 54
Views: 1450

Re: The Islamic State is no more

I'm really not sure anyone can claim they are "no more".

As long as Al Baghdadi is still alive, the concept of IS will live on and its 'fighters' will continue to inflict acts of terror on the World.

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by scbriml
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

MaverickM11 wrote:
Almost 8000 days without a mass shooting?? What kind of illiberal kind of pinko society is that?


It's terrible here since the gubmint took away all our gunz. :liar:

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by scbriml
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What will you wear for Thanksgiving?
Replies: 29
Views: 746

Re: What will you wear for Thanksgiving?

Someone has to set an example for a family who thinks that casual wear is suitable for a significant national holiday. Ah yes...suit and tie to a holiday where people are supposed to be thankful for what they have but leave the dining table to go to a store and rack up debt to purchase more stuff. ...

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by scbriml
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Current a.net "look"
Replies: 12
Views: 709

Re: Current a.net "look"

Can you point to some examples? I can't say I've noticed anything out of the ordinary.

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by scbriml
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What will you wear for Thanksgiving?
Replies: 29
Views: 746

Re: What will you wear for Thanksgiving?

The OP should consider stepping up to replace Joan Rivers on the red carpet to comment on people's clothing choices...such obsession with clothing (EVERY HOLIDAY, EVERY YEAR) is not normal, unless you're a fashion major. Or live an alternative lifestyle? :wink2: I don't really wear a pink tutu; my ...

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by scbriml
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 243
Views: 44177

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

pabloeing wrote:
¿Order in Dubai air show?


I don't think so, it hasn't been Delta's style to date. But we'll soon know!

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by scbriml
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Proposes Change to 1500 Hour for Pilots
Replies: 97
Views: 11138

Re: FAA Proposes Change to 1500 Hour for Pilots

This is ridiculous. We finally have a set of pilot requirements that make sense and make it so that airliners have two well qualified, experienced pilots flying them. It is immensely impressive how safe airline flying in the US has become and this rule is a big part of it. Do you have empirical evi...

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by scbriml
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 768
Views: 98185

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

Has anybody thought why EK and Airbus are pre-announcing this possible future order? It is highly unusual to pre-announce order. It wasn't Airbus, just EK. It's also pretty rare these days that any major deal isn't leaked before the main shows. The obvious reason is to put some additional pressure ...

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by scbriml
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Only a small minded troll like you would think it appropriate to laugh at the victims in a thread about a mass shooting. To find any humor in this situation is sick. I'm glad that I'll never meet you in person because I'm sure that you would nauseate me. Another swing, another miss! I laughed at yo...

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by scbriml
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Whatever - you know exactly who you are. Only a small minded troll like you would enjoy a mass shooting and use the rotfl emoji. Swing and a miss, champ. The :rotfl: was aimed at you, not the shooting or the victims (for whom I have nothing but sympathy). My ire and sarcasm is aimed at those that j...

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by scbriml
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

The fact that you would justify your own boorishness with an example of someone else's boorishness just proves that all of your your self rightous and self superior posts here are just the work of a small minded troll. :rotfl: What are you so angry about? Are you angry at your impotence in the face...

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by scbriml
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

SOBHI51 wrote:
Devin Patrick Kelley seems to the name of the shooter, so not a Muslim, just a crazy guy.


Ah, so mental illness, not terrorism. That's OK, then. :sarcastic:

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by scbriml
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

You and others here are making light of the fact that these victims are christians. Personally, I'm making light of the fact that nothing is ever done about it. It seems all the "thoughts and prayers" are not working. Maybe they need to think and pray even harder? The classic definition o...

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by scbriml
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Woohoo Texas, surely there’s were plenty of right wing bible thumping Baptists packing heat in that church to have taken this sob out before he slaughtered 27 people. Yeah, damn that good guy with a gun, he’s never there when you need him. Not to worry, the Governor of Texas has offered his “Though...

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by scbriml
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV-series that went on for too long?
Replies: 68
Views: 2263

Re: TV-series that went on for too long?

Revelation wrote:
Any show with sexual tension as a big part of its make up declines the instant it loses that.


Yep - Moonlighting being a classic example.

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by scbriml
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV-series that went on for too long?
Replies: 68
Views: 2263

Re: TV-series that went on for too long?

Friends. Went on way too long.
I love it, but starting to lose its edge - Modern Family.

My theory is, when you start getting guest stars appearing in episodes, the writers are running out of ideas.

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by scbriml
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 768
Views: 98185

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

DDR wrote:
Yea, actually it is. Knowledge is power. Try it.


Please enlighten us as to which of the World's top 100 airports can't handle an A380.

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 768
Views: 98185

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

toxtethogrady wrote:
At some point, Emirates is going to dump its existing A380s on the resale market.


Not Emirates, since they don't own any of the A380s they operate.

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account
Replies: 25
Views: 716

Re: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account

casinterest wrote:
I just knew that one of you would come back with a retort that "Hey, The POTUS's account wasn't deactivated for very long...."


The real issue here is that it wasn't deactivated for long enough. :yes:

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account
Replies: 25
Views: 716

Re: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account

For just a few, brief moments the World was a better place.

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by scbriml
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 768
Views: 98185

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

They have 150 777X on order. Which are scheduled to replace their entire 77W fleet. It's not like they're all for growth. The only way I can see them ordering more A380's is if they retire aircraft early. A380s will be retired as they come off lease. If they do that I am not too sure how they could...

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by scbriml
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2205

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

The London mayor has achieved his goal, convincing people terrorist attacks are part and parcel of living in a big city. Is that comprehension failure on your part, or wilful misrepresentation? What he actually said was the threat of terror attacks are “part and parcel of living in a big city” and ...

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by scbriml
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EL AL 787s cost $60M each? Typo surely??
Replies: 37
Views: 7326

Re: EL AL 787s cost $60M each? Typo surely??

WYLTK wrote:
Nothing in the link you provided mentions anything about cost let alone $60m. Nothing to see here.


The online story has been edited. It did originally include the claim of $60 million per plane.

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