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Old 8th Jun 2013, 06:12
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India Four Two
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Is the TC indication weird in that photo
I thought the same thing. Assuming the ASI is in MPH, the IAS is 170 mph which at 1600' and assuming a slightly warmer than standard day, would give a TAS of about 154 kts. The TC shows slightly more than rate 1. I assumed Rate 1.2, which equates to a 27 degree bank angle. This is clearly inconsistent with the horizon on the the right side of the photo.

So two reasons not to cloud-fly - no AH and a u/s TC!

PS He would probably be alright though - he's got a Big Pilot's Watch.

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