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by Sam CS
15 Oct 2008 03:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

so its back to thai, malay, SIA for the US SFO/LAX types and into the tender arms of LUft, BA, KLM and AirIndia for BOS/EWR/JFK :mrgreen: No No...it is Qatar, Gulf, Emirates etc. for India trips. They have the best connectivity, the cheapest deals ( you can get a r/t to COK from as far south as DC ...
by Sam CS
27 Sep 2008 02:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The stewardesses actually put on a scowl. :mrgreen: You should try the Mallustan-Gulf sector on AI then. The flight attendants actually shout at the passengers (or used to at any rate. I don't know how things are now). I know some people who will pay good money to be verbally abused by females in u...
by Sam CS
22 Aug 2008 04:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Viable Project or White Elephant ? - Capt. Ranganathan The Captain asks good questions as usual. Somehow, even before clicking on the link, I had a hunch that the article was from "The Chinese"... err "The Hindu" :) The good captain raises good questions about the flooding and o...
by Sam CS
28 Jul 2008 22:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

He can blame whatever he wants. This is actually a good development. Mallya is finally fixing the egoistic aircraft ordering spree he went on a few years ago. Non-stops using A340-500s aren't making good money for anyone. Even airlines like Singapore, Emirates, Air Canada, etc. are dropping those or...
by Sam CS
20 Jul 2008 22:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

he wants to buy or wipe spicejet and indigo off the map. Goair is in comatose state already. he wants 50% marketshare. More power for him. But, the only way he is going to accomplish this without flushing more beer money down the toilet is if he develops a sane International strategy. Etihad just f...
by Sam CS
18 Jul 2008 00:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Singha wrote:I am just awaiting the free onboard backrub and eye massage before
booking my ticket.


You Greedy Injun!!! :evil:

Onboard backrub and eye massage = Rs. 100/- on Deccan. :twisted:
We are LCC onlee.

Free on Kingfisher, though from a PYT who doesn't know how to smile.
by Sam CS
12 Jul 2008 03:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

SSridhar, Guru, are you sure about his? These pictures have been on various websites as a proposed model of airport in the UAE. Note the palm trees and aircarft livery ( Etihad ? ) Emirates. I think this may be the mock-up of the new Dubai International. Emirates do need that much space to park 50+...
by Sam CS
11 Jul 2008 18:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Is the quoted Real Estate Developer the EVP Colony? So, 50% more (aircraft) capacity, an extra runway, and an additional matchbox GoI building in nearly 2.5 years. Any news at all of the new airport in Sriperumbudur? [quote="SSridhar"] Land acquisition for Chennai airport expansion to be c...
by Sam CS
05 Jul 2008 20:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Nawabi Class On Hyderabad airport. Ain't this interesting that the beacon of Karat-style Leftism (aka Masochism), The Hindu praises the HIAL and tears AAI-controlled airports a new one? May more such enlightenments occur. I flew HYD-FRA last month. Such a pleasant airport. Went from the entrance to...
by Sam CS
04 Jul 2008 03:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Kingfisher, SpiceJet near share swap deal. The deal also makes sense as Spicejet's Boeing fleet will make it easier for Mallya to fly to the US. I don't know what these DDM smoke. All spicejet has is narrowbody boeing 737s. You cant fly to US from India on that unless you want to stop at multiple p...
by Sam CS
01 Jul 2008 01:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5563
Views: 505088

Re:

peauty aspect, you speaka ja??? Rejently was on Asiana Bijness onlee. PYTs make da Singapore Gals seem like Air India Maamee. :oops: Humph!! The cows at British Airways/Lufthansa put a brickworker's build to shame. They have the faces pockmarked like battlezones hit by 155 mm artillery shells. KF / ...
by Sam CS
14 May 2008 06:57
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Jaipur Blasts
Replies: 356
Views: 57535

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje said, "We will not tolerate this." Cue the Modi-ization of Vasundhara Raje in 1.. 2.. 3... Script: Pick a BJP ruled State. Instigate a major attack on Yindoos. Secularist Comrades maintain dead silence. RSS/VHP/BJP brigade begin mob attacks. Secularist Comra...
by Sam CS
30 Nov 2006 03:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: India tests Prithvi based ABM-2
Replies: 324
Views: 70728

i just scanned a bunch of western newspaper sites - little mention of the missile tests apart from 'it happened' not sure that anyone really has put much importance to it... could also be a reflection on the acceptance of india as a major player on the world stage There was never any mention of Puk...
by Sam CS
24 Aug 2005 03:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: Final Thread
Replies: 89
Views: 39698

Hi, Firstly I would like to thank Capt. Hali for his response. I will post on the issue later in the day. Precisely what was his response, except that he admits he is still doing a Big Brother on us? The theme of his entire article seems aimed at his own people saying "Look how everyone - West and ...
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 05:04
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

Rangudu wrote:I have a feeling that feelers from official circles will have to be sent out to ensure that our DND gives India the flexibility to strike back at China should a nuclear scenario occur with TSP.


Is this winnable? Isn't a 3-front war their fantasy since 1971?
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 04:58
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

Sam CS: Amazing logic......GOLD STAR FOR U. Jeez...why are you ridiculing them in such a manner.....lets face it Pakistan by any means is a dangerous customer and by the looks of they are becoming a headache day by day. Whatever <end of thread> Let us bring this back to the Barber missile.
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 04:25
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

Why? This merely forces India to fight only for limited objectives. Worst case loss for TSP is a couple of batallions of Flight Infantry followed by press conference with Unkil. What makes you think that we will only fight for limited objectives?........MORE importantly what makes think that Pakist...
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 04:15
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623



Looks like the Ding Dong also has problems with foam falling off the fuel tanks. Mighty good that did to NASHA. :rotfl: 8)
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 03:02
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

Re: on lighter note

Acharya wrote:
Prem wrote: An extract from Bharatrakhshak.com is presented here:


LOL!

:rotfl:


:roll: Was this quote actually written by someone on this thread?
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 02:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

We're screwed if Pakis go on to installing their new Cruise missiles onto the Agostas: Why? This merely forces India to fight only for limited objectives. Worst case loss for TSP is a couple of batallions of Flight Infantry followed by press conference with Unkil. Worst case limited objective: the ...
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 02:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

Folks, The "Are the TSP Generals that rational?" question was meant to the Gurus here. Is it even possible that the whole paint job song-and-dance of all these years is defensive posturing with the assumption that the Yindoos' first strike (Conventional or nukular) would be aimed at destroying TSP? ...
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 01:28
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

The whole Syed Yusuf narrative looks like a CNN Presents edition on "MAD".

Are the TSP Generals that rational? :eek:
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 01:26
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

Who else has deployed submarine cruise missiles other than the US, Britain and Russia? I'm not sure China has done so yet. If they have, then they have shown their hand. It was extremely unwise for China to give Pakistan air and submarine launchable cruise missiles . It takes an extremely technical...
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 00:56
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

the reason pakistan wants cruise missile is to have asubmarine launched nuclear attack capability. since the diamaeter of babur is as such that it could be launced form augusta 90B submarines gives pakistan and sea based launched capability. Then this is a H&D (Remove their vulnerability) kind ...
by Sam CS
17 Aug 2005 00:42
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

BTW, if one does occur in India, the global reaction will be to nuke the bakis because it means the Jihadis can do it anywhere and tsp has crossed a redline TSP would have crossed no redline. The JDAM will certainly be one exploded by indigenous Kashmiri freedom fighters using material procured fro...
by Sam CS
16 Aug 2005 06:46
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

Then we really will have to hurt them. The whole world will be against us as usual and it will cost us a mega fortune that would make Iraq look small in comparison. It would require lots and lots of bombing with wedding parties getting splattered to and fro with pictures and video at 5 o'clock. (Sl...
by Sam CS
13 Aug 2005 05:00
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

[Also I do not think that this is an own goal by TSP but rather a calculated statement aimed at an internal audience. For Mush, reassuriing his base about nuclear delivery capability is vital. Part of this could just be habit. Somewhat like the game where you read the Fortune cookie fortune and add...
by Sam CS
13 Aug 2005 03:31
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

Whats the point of the TSP bombast that it can carry any payload? Has TSP finally scored self goal? Did the Brahmos give India a covert, deniable counter-terror capability (as in covert attack of a freedom fighter camp or a healing meeting of the faithful :roll: ) if India so intended (of course, h...
by Sam CS
12 Aug 2005 23:39
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Cruise Missile Test in Pakistan: News and Discussions
Replies: 381
Views: 99623

the ideal 'model' to apply is consider Pak as just another province of PRC. A rational PRC then has to make the assumption that no matter what, TSP will not be allowed in the future bite the hand that feeds it. A TSP dominant subcontinent is PRC's nightmare. What guarantees this? I mean, the curren...
by Sam CS
30 Jun 2005 04:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: NRI Investment in India and R2I Financial Concerns
Replies: 208
Views: 49570

Re: NRI Investment in India

As a US CPA, let me give you the US tax implications (assuming you are a US resident). US citizens and greencard holders are automatically deemed as US residents regardless of where you live. As a US resident you are taxed on your worldwide income but can also claim some equivalent US deductions. G...
by Sam CS
17 Jun 2004 22:24
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: The Saras Flies!
Replies: 236
Views: 74773

Re: The Saras Flies!

Bravo Saras team!
And lookie what you've done now...
Boeing and Sukhoi invite HAL to join consortium
by Sam CS
06 Feb 2004 06:35
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 66953

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Folks, I am not sure what all of you are complaining about. Don't you see that Pakistan has finally taken the first step towards moderation and westernization ? Every Thanksgiving day, the US President conducts a ceremony to pardon a turkey. From now on, every Pakistan day, the Pak President will pa...
by Sam CS
04 Feb 2004 00:40
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004
Replies: 324
Views: 61778

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004

Originally posted by vijayk: Me thinks that the pressure is another tactic by Bush on Mush to get Bin Laden before November. Bush will save Mush's a** and tell the whole world it is all the fault of Xerox Khan and Mush will deliver Bin Laden before November and every one is happy. Anyone care to di...

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