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Forum: Military Aviation 29th Apr 2016, 06:41
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Skipping a little back on the thread and joining...

Skipping a little back on the thread and joining the dots I was left with the impression that despite a conventional high wing loading, the lifting body part of the airframe may make the aircraft...
Forum: Military Aviation 24th Apr 2016, 21:33
Replies: 43
Views: 17,380
Posted By typerated
JaJ What height, start speed, distance...

JaJ


What height, start speed, distance etc?


I would have thought you would have had him down on the deck though?
Forum: Military Aviation 3rd Apr 2016, 18:53
Replies: 7
Views: 2,518
Posted By typerated
Don't we have to find uses for lots of Chinooks?

Don't we have to find uses for lots of Chinooks?
Forum: Military Aviation 3rd Apr 2016, 05:27
Replies: 76
Views: 10,608
Posted By typerated
I think a formation of Tutors should overfly...

I think a formation of Tutors should overfly London, spelling out 100 on the 1st of April


Also there should be fancy logo designed.


Oh and a mission statement too.
Forum: Military Aviation 1st Apr 2016, 19:35
Replies: 2,763
Views: 586,381
Posted By typerated
T53 - thermals well but...

T53 - thermals well but...
Forum: Military Aviation 1st Apr 2016, 08:19
Replies: 2,763
Views: 586,381
Posted By typerated
That's a big shame Pobjoy, I think my first...

That's a big shame Pobjoy,

I think my first solo thermaling flight was much more enjoyable and memorable than first solo!

One of the joys students get from converting from a Twin Astir to a...
Forum: Military Aviation 31st Mar 2016, 17:46
Replies: 2,763
Views: 586,381
Posted By typerated
It is a long time since I flew an ATC glider - a...

It is a long time since I flew an ATC glider - a T-21 (not an K-21!), so I might be a bit out of touch!

It seems to me though that the goal is to get pupils past solo and get them a bit of solo...
Forum: Military Aviation 25th Feb 2016, 16:51
Replies: 46
Views: 5,825
Posted By typerated
But LO why would they care about the end state...

But LO why would they care about the end state energy if it was just about the students capacity to pull G.


You can have a much cheaper, lower performance platform to just pull G - although you...
Forum: Military Aviation 25th Feb 2016, 08:10
Replies: 46
Views: 5,825
Posted By typerated
Thanks Ken, How many sorties would be flown...

Thanks Ken,

How many sorties would be flown with this requirement during initial training?

Or is this more aimed at continuation training for F-22/ F-35 pilots would you think?

Cheers

TR
Forum: Military Aviation 25th Feb 2016, 07:18
Replies: 30
Views: 5,696
Posted By typerated
More like Belgium, Netherland, Germany and...

More like Belgium, Netherland, Germany and Denmark!
Forum: Military Aviation 25th Feb 2016, 06:07
Replies: 30
Views: 5,696
Posted By typerated
Wow you must be scared of China! Shame...

Wow you must be scared of China!


Shame your close allies over the ditch only spend tuppence!
Forum: Military Aviation 24th Feb 2016, 04:49
Replies: 46
Views: 5,825
Posted By typerated
Can someone enlighten me about the need for...

Can someone enlighten me about the need for sustained maneuvering from a trainer?

The RFI states that the maneuver must start at or above 15,000 feet and end it no lower than 13,000 feet, while...
Forum: Military Aviation 27th Jan 2016, 07:29
Replies: 3
Views: 2,157
Posted By typerated
I remember the 88 comp (it was a comp not an Ex) ...

I remember the 88 comp (it was a comp not an Ex)

coast in at St Abbs

Nav point at Spade. If I remember correctly the winning Sqn would go to Red Flag (or was it a competition in the states)
...
Forum: Military Aviation 12th Jan 2016, 05:57
Replies: 159
Views: 35,281
Posted By typerated
Ken, A generation before the Tornado ADV The...

Ken,

A generation before the Tornado ADV The US was producing the F-4, F-5, F-8, F-101, F-104, F-105, F-106. Other successful fighters of the time to consider - Mirage 3 and Mig 21. How do they...
Forum: Military Aviation 11th Jan 2016, 06:17
Replies: 159
Views: 35,281
Posted By typerated
I'm sure they are fair comments gents. In some...

I'm sure they are fair comments gents.
In some ways I read the impressive parts of the F3 history as despite the 'less than ideal' airframe though.


If we had gone for F-15's they would...
Forum: Military Aviation 22nd Dec 2015, 06:20
Replies: 159
Views: 35,281
Posted By typerated
More wing area? To fly higher, turn better...

More wing area?

To fly higher, turn better and carry more further.

Tornado was designed to be operated at low level high speed - it did that well but that environment is just an option not the...
Forum: Military Aviation 22nd Dec 2015, 03:33
Replies: 159
Views: 35,281
Posted By typerated
more wing area more thrust more...

more wing area


more thrust


more reliability :)
Forum: Military Aviation 17th Dec 2015, 16:29
Replies: 85
Views: 18,027
Posted By typerated
Thanks Andy, I can see that in open water...

Thanks Andy,


I can see that in open water and that was always going to be a much harder environment to survive in.


I was thinking that rockets would have been preferable in San Carlos Water...
Forum: Military Aviation 14th Dec 2015, 05:57
Replies: 65
Views: 9,526
Posted By typerated
I was just wondering if the RAF should bomb other...

I was just wondering if the RAF should bomb other things on Christmas day instead of ISIS?


Sharkey's house?
Forum: Military Aviation 10th Dec 2015, 03:05
Replies: 85
Views: 18,027
Posted By typerated
I'm sure you are right RLS with respect to older...

I'm sure you are right RLS with respect to older ships - Most larger WW2 ships had armour - SNEBs would have been useless against those.

I would have thought modern destroyers and frigates would...
Forum: Military Aviation 7th Dec 2015, 07:45
Replies: 85
Views: 18,027
Posted By typerated
I remember seeing something about Buccs using...

I remember seeing something about Buccs using SNEBs in the Norwegian Fjords where a Martel would have been unusable due to the proximity of land returns. Mainly intended against soviet amphibious...
Forum: Military Aviation 6th Dec 2015, 16:24
Replies: 85
Views: 18,027
Posted By typerated
Argentine fast jet weapons choice - Falklands

I am sure most of us will remember the Argentine attacks on the Navy in San Carlos. Quite a number of ships were hit by bombs that didn't have time to arm.

I always wondered why did their QWI's...
Forum: Military Aviation 5th Dec 2015, 23:48
Replies: 54
Views: 9,569
Posted By typerated
RN was not the biggest well before 1944! ...

RN was not the biggest well before 1944!


All well and good keeping the colonials on the back foot.


But best to be factually correct!
Forum: Military Aviation 5th Dec 2015, 04:28
Replies: 43
Views: 7,704
Posted By typerated
I remember seeing the movie "final countdown"...

I remember seeing the movie "final countdown" about a 1970s carrier intervening at Pearl Harbor.


For that I have been intrigued by the thought of what one Tornado with LGB's (and a tanker) would...
Forum: Military Aviation 23rd Nov 2015, 16:42
Replies: 329
Views: 85,531
Posted By typerated
Thanks Pr00ne, so 2 additional Sqns is...

Thanks Pr00ne,


so 2 additional Sqns is really 2 Sqns retained.


I was thinking about the recent redundancies at Salmesbury and Warton. Like most organisations the lads doing the job are top...
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