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    Now if Jetinder was reading this thread...

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    I stand by my original correct stance:

    Success is not always defined in tangible dollars and sense.



    PS: ever notice that the shorter sweet answers are always correct?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mirrodie View Post
    I stand by my original correct stance:

    Success is not always defined in tangible dollars and sense.



    PS: ever notice that the shorter sweet answers are always correct?
    Unless it is your dollars.
    The three most common expressions in aviation are, "Why is it doing that?", "Where are we?" and "Oh Crap".

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    Actually my dollars did invest into it and the output is immeasurable.
    And I, I took the path less traveled by
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    Quote Originally Posted by mirrodie View Post
    Actually my dollars did invest into it and the output is immeasurable.
    says you.... If my dollar can put 3x the ammount of space junk in space in less time... I can measure that and would say that it was not immeasurable, rather I would say that it was wasting 3/4's of my tax dollars.

    Pro Shuttle: But it looked cooler when the shuttle did it....that should be worth billions right???
    The three most common expressions in aviation are, "Why is it doing that?", "Where are we?" and "Oh Crap".

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    Staring a new bag of popcorn....this looks like it's going to get interesting again.

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    Between my flight on Concorde as well as certain Concorde memorabilia, it was an invaluable investment that I cannot put a dollar amount on.

    You know, using your parlance, I suppose we are all failures for having kids unless they create millions. However, we know will cost us a lot more yet we value them (least most of us do...)
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    Quote Originally Posted by mirrodie View Post
    Between my flight on Concorde as well as certain Concorde memorabilia, it was an invaluable investment that I cannot put a dollar amount on.
    but because you enjoyed the Concorde ride does not make it a success.... I think I have been on the flightdeck of every Concorde from BA and Airfrance...I have Concorde Silverware and nicknacks from the Concorde. I love the Concorde like you, but it does not make it a success.

    Quote Originally Posted by mirrodie View Post
    You know, using your parlance, I suppose we are all failures for having kids unless they create millions. However, we know will cost us a lot more yet we value them (least most of us do...)
    Kids are different for every parent, some use children successes as their own, others use children to carry on the family name, others look to children to help provide for the family in fields growing up and for taking care of the parents when they get too old to work.

    When the Concorde was made, it was suppose to revolutionize aviation as we know it and it was going to make the British (and French) aerospace industry second to none. It was going to create jobs all over Europe as thousands of them took to the skys and had to be supported.

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    Last edited by Derf; 06-24-2011 at 06:21 PM.
    The three most common expressions in aviation are, "Why is it doing that?", "Where are we?" and "Oh Crap".

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    Actually the Concorde bathrooms worked pretty well, that was a success!
    The three most common expressions in aviation are, "Why is it doing that?", "Where are we?" and "Oh Crap".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derf View Post
    but because you enjoyed the Concorde ride does not make it a success.... I think I have been on the flightdeck of every Concorde from BA and Airfrance...I have Concorde Silverware and nicknacks from the Concorde. I love the Concorde like you, but it does not make it a success.
    Kids are different for every parent, some use children successes as their own, others use children to carry on the family name, others look to children to help provide for the family in fields growing up and for taking care of the parents when they get too old to work.
    When the Concorde was made, it was suppose to revolutionize aviation as we know it and it was going to make the British (and French) aerospace industry second to none. It was going to create jobs all over Europe as thousands of them took to the skys and had to be supported.

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    Concorde was born of BAC/Aero blood, which is the current EADS/Airbus bloodline. Therefore Concorde's technology, innovation and marketing helped propel Airbus to what it is today. And speaking of today....

    Airbus trounced Boeing in Paris.

    Success in which Concorde played a role.

    So, take that:

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    Last edited by mirrodie; 06-24-2011 at 10:36 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mirrodie View Post
    I stand by my original correct stance:

    Success is not always defined in tangible dollars and sense.



    PS: ever notice that the shorter sweet answers are always correct?
    Mario in business success is most certainly measured in ROI. Go in front of a shareholders meeting and try to tell your stockholders "oh we lost Millions but we did something nobody else did". Your life as CEO will be very short lived.

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    Tom, we'd had this discussion years ago. Of course IRO is important.

    Concorde put Airbus on the map. While AB did not make the ROI on Concorde, the image and marketing, like the A380, will reap much more.
    And I, I took the path less traveled by
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    Quote Originally Posted by mirrodie View Post
    Tom, we'd had this discussion years ago. Of course IRO is important.

    Concorde put Airbus on the map. While AB did not make the ROI on Concorde, the image and marketing, like the A380, will reap much more.
    What's IRO? Sounds like an STD...

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    Appears to be a typo.

    As for STDs....not too familiar with them. Perhaps you can elaborate?
    And I, I took the path less traveled by
    and that has made all the difference......yet...
    I have a feeling a handle of people are going to be very interested in what I post in the near future.

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