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1st Sep 2021, 21:49
Replies: 161
Views: 60,190
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

The full report has just been published: Runway...

The full report has just been published: Runway overrun involving Fokker 100, VH-NHY Newman Airport, Western Australia, on 9 January 2020...
1st Apr 2020, 23:46
Replies: 127
Views: 53,589
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

I view it more as a continuous rolling series of...

I view it more as a continuous rolling series of hostage taking scenarios. They keep holding staff and customers to ransom, just give us the money or the staff gets it. Been going on for quite a...
31st Mar 2020, 03:18
Replies: 127
Views: 53,589
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

edit my bold added to denote quote addition as...

edit my bold added to denote quote addition as per Capn Bloggs noted below. Apologies to ECAM, I wan't attempting to deliberately misquote or mis-represent them.


I suspect that is the AJ...
26th Mar 2020, 01:48
Replies: 121
Views: 63,799
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

It is actually owned by the banks themselves....

It is actually owned by the banks themselves. Congress even studied the interlocking relationships between the banks and directors in 1976: Federal Reserve Directors: A Study of Corporate and Banking...
21st Mar 2020, 05:29
Replies: 279
Views: 185,984
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

They will have to implement "helicopter money...

They will have to implement "helicopter money (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helicopter_money)" to bail out the general population, rather than just for the bankers in the GFC. To be honest, there is...
20th Mar 2020, 03:39
Replies: 279
Views: 185,984
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Problem is SecretAngel, there is limited factual...

Problem is SecretAngel, there is limited factual verifiable information. We just don't have the information to do the gold standard "Double Blinded Crossover Randomised Controlled Trials" Most of it...
19th Mar 2020, 03:10
Replies: 279
Views: 185,984
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Events of Sunday the 15th of August 1971 set in...

Events of Sunday the 15th of August 1971 set in motion the debt train wreck that was always going to happen. The only problem was identifying the date of the accident with any accuracy.

Notice how...
18th Mar 2020, 21:51
Replies: 279
Views: 185,984
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Not entirely correct, approx 20,000.

Not entirely correct, approx 20,000.
18th Mar 2020, 02:09
Replies: 27
Views: 9,408
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Stock Buyback articles that may be interesting...

Stock Buyback articles that may be interesting given Boeings current predicament.

Harvard Business Review: Why Stock Buybacks Are Dangerous for the Economy...
18th Mar 2020, 00:20
Replies: 85
Views: 70,099
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Harvard Business Review ...

Harvard Business Review
https://hbr.org/2020/01/why-stock-buybacks-are-dangerous-for-the-economy
17th Mar 2020, 22:14
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Amen. However, the counter point to your...

Amen.

However, the counter point to your list is that a distraction is required to keep the proles in check, traditionally that has been conflict. The latest spat with the expulsion of US...
17th Mar 2020, 02:36
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

However, the US still gets to print money and...

However, the US still gets to print money and hand it to the rest of the world in return for real world goods and services.

“We can guarantee cash benefits as far out and at whatever size you...
15th Mar 2020, 09:37
Replies: 85
Views: 70,099
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

no, he did say 30k ad day, opposed to 300k per...

no, he did say 30k ad day, opposed to 300k per day without the measures take. Difficult to post a facebook link, I have split it up. About 1:35 in. Remove the space after the http and paste it in...
15th Mar 2020, 07:34
Replies: 85
Views: 70,099
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Sorry to burst your bubble Dr, our testing and...

Sorry to burst your bubble Dr, our testing and monitoring has been limited by reagent shortages (USA as well). We are observing positive test results rate limited by available resources. At least...
11th Mar 2020, 23:29
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

How can they given the nature of the information...

How can they given the nature of the information asymmetry?

Capital can prepare it's entire game plan in complete secrecy, having considered every path along the decision tree & prepared every...
9th Mar 2020, 01:34
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Profit = Income - Costs Who cares what your...

Profit = Income - Costs

Who cares what your costs are when you have no income.

If things change, the price of oil will increase again. Hedge you say! Who is going to take the other side of the...
7th Mar 2020, 01:50
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Be very careful cherry picking data points! You...

Be very careful cherry picking data points! You might be willing to take the Delta pay, but are you willing to accept the layoffs too?



2001 article Delta pilots fight job cuts Union seeks to...
5th Mar 2020, 23:49
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Iron clad guarantee? Never going to happen, the...

Iron clad guarantee? Never going to happen, the days of companies creating future ongoing liabilities are long gone. Everyone is rolling the dice all the time. Risk has been exported from companies...
5th Mar 2020, 22:53
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

ABC Australia Coronavirus COVID-19 is being...

ABC Australia Coronavirus COVID-19 is being called a pandemic by insurers, making travel insurance policies void...
3rd Mar 2020, 20:22
Replies: 59
Views: 31,574
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

If people are not divining the alteration in...

If people are not divining the alteration in circumstances, they are fools. COVID-19 / Coronavirus is likely to become a non-insurable event globally within a very short space of time, it has already...
23rd Feb 2020, 06:14
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Sounding more and more like the old bait &...

Sounding more and more like the old bait & switch, a replacement type with a "Sunrise" chaser twist to set the hares off in the wrong direction. Misdirection for the A330 replacement.
23rd Feb 2020, 04:23
Replies: 17
Views: 8,380
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Paywalled...

Paywalled...
22nd Feb 2020, 21:14
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,016,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

The number one problem with a crewing company...

The number one problem with a crewing company concept is the massive insecurity that the employees feel. Jetconnect pilots wake up every single morning wondering if they are going to have to start...
21st Feb 2020, 20:11
Replies: 60
Views: 43,609
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

The A380 (and all commercial aircraft) are the...

The A380 (and all commercial aircraft) are the children of finance, finance also eats it's young.
21st Feb 2020, 18:17
Replies: 12
Views: 5,344
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Turning final, I think you'll find the figure...

Turning final, I think you'll find the figure closer to 600kg additional burn per ton for that sector length.
20th Feb 2020, 20:04
Replies: 2,824
Views: 2,579,992
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Where is the evidence for your statement? There...

Where is the evidence for your statement? There is always a large amount of uncertainty about the the course of history in the future. Suggested reading "Fooled by Randomness" & "The Black Swan" by...
13th Feb 2020, 06:04
Replies: 251
Views: 113,746
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

FDR, the incubation period is a probability...

FDR, the incubation period is a probability distribution, with the bulk of patients in the earlier portion of the period, it seems the first seven days or so. 100% will be positive within the 24 day...
12th Feb 2020, 05:11
Replies: 12
Views: 5,606
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Employment pre-nups up next...

Employment pre-nups up next...
10th Feb 2020, 02:48
Replies: 251
Views: 113,746
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Reporter's Notebook: Life and death in a Wuhan...

Reporter's Notebook: Life and death in a Wuhan coronavirus ICU (https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/reporters-notebook-life-and-death-in-a-wuhan-coronavirus-icu)An important article from the...
9th Feb 2020, 02:53
Replies: 57
Views: 19,657
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

There is a an old (1975) Texas Transportation...

There is a an old (1975) Texas Transportation study Rainfall and Visibility - The View from Behind the Wheel (https://static.tti.tamu.edu/tti.tamu.edu/documents/135-3.pdf) that is worth having look...
9th Feb 2020, 00:37
Replies: 76
Views: 38,486
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

You are correct Peter H, zero evidence has been...

You are correct Peter H, zero evidence has been released that the MCAS did not function as anticipated. The code was not the problem, the specification itself was the fundamentally flawed for...
8th Feb 2020, 20:55
Replies: 18
Views: 8,234
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

T-Vasis, I don't recall Ansett requiring a cash...

T-Vasis, I don't recall Ansett requiring a cash injection to remain solvent until the day they shut it down. Qantas went to the Federal government for a debt guarantee, yet posted large profits...
7th Feb 2020, 04:44
Replies: 261
Views: 338,312
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

Plenty of NG over-runs in the US/West, Burbank,...

Plenty of NG over-runs in the US/West, Burbank, Jacksonville, a very close near miss in Christchurch recently come to mind, AA in Kingston back in 2009.
Anyone continuing an approach in such report...
6th Feb 2020, 23:13
Replies: 261
Views: 338,312
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

They are disproportionately represented in...

They are disproportionately represented in over-runs, and will be just because the the numerical number of takeoffs and landings they do, compared to almost every aircraft except the A32x.

The...
5th Feb 2020, 18:59
Replies: 261
Views: 338,312
Posted By CurtainTwitcher

I don't believe this is quite correct. The FMC...

I don't believe this is quite correct. The FMC derived headwind/tailwind component is actually quite accurate, although it does have an averaging function and thus not instantaneous. The crosswind...
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