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Electric training aircraft in the RAF

Old 30th Jun 2022, 08:52
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What's '57.6 kW' in real money?
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 08:56
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About 77 bhp.
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 09:01
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Originally Posted by Timelord View Post
Letís hope that someone remembers to organise the charging infrastructure as well as buying the aircraft.
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 09:17
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Ah, so that's why crew talk about plugging into a tanker...
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 10:03
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Originally Posted by Timelord View Post
Letís hope that someone remembers to organise the charging infrastructure as well as buying the aircraft.
The one they are testing you can do a battery swop in under 5 mins, thus as with a lox pot, they could go to a bay for servicing.
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 14:23
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Originally Posted by NutLoose View Post
The one they are testing you can do a battery swop in under 5 mins, thus as with a lox pot, they could go to a bay for servicing.
Thatís a relief. I had visions of a row of zero emission trainers being charged up by a row of petrol driven power sets!
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 15:00
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Watch about 45 secs in. 2 mins shows the other set.

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Old 30th Jun 2022, 16:15
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Don't worry this aircraft will never see RAF service as some HQ staff weinie will probably require crews to wear a bone dome and G suite and then nobody will fit ....
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 16:41
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Even though the aircraft has a ballistic parachute!
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 17:03
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Originally Posted by Big Pistons Forever View Post
as some HQ staff weinie will probably require crews to wear a bone dome and G suite and then nobody will fit ....
A 3-piece G suite, presumably ...
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Old 30th Jun 2022, 19:43
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Ahhhh,G-plan ,back to the `60s....
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