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Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jun 2019, 23:16
Replies: 58
Views: 23,962
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

I'm wondering if being light was a contributing...

I'm wondering if being light was a contributing factor here? I'm sure many of us would think downwind departures and arrivals are going to be fine if there's oodles of surplus power but if heavier we...
11th Jun 2019, 22:40
Replies: 37
Views: 22,617
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

That sounds unlikely but possibly just because...

That sounds unlikely but possibly just because it's a slight misintepretation of events. It would be more likely that the software update was applied correctly but that some niche receivers either...
11th Jun 2019, 22:23
Replies: 37
Views: 22,617
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Are you saying that GPS can accurately calculate...

Are you saying that GPS can accurately calculate GS/VS/direction purely by observing the received, doppler-shifed-due-to-GPS-receiver-movement carrier frequencies from satellites? It would be...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2019, 14:19
Replies: 202
Views: 29,214
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

I don't follow US politics closely, I'm sure...

I don't follow US politics closely, I'm sure there's a lot going on there that the rest of the world can learn from. If this was around October 2018 then it's probably a reference to the IPCC: SR1.5...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2019, 11:42
Replies: 202
Views: 29,214
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

For anyone with a spare afternoon on 3rd April...

For anyone with a spare afternoon on 3rd April 2019 in London: Royal Meteorological Society: The Pliocene: The Last Time Earth had >400 ppm of Atmospheric CO2...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Feb 2019, 12:33
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Major disruption by drone with serious economic...

Major disruption by drone with serious economic consequences: https://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/616498-gatwick-drone-s-5.html
Forum: Rotorheads
2nd Nov 2018, 15:23
Replies: 1,173
Views: 524,181
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

The Sun's video shows the (red) strobe light...

The Sun's video shows the (red) strobe light clearly and it illuminates the disc in an interesting way. It flashes as regularly (a fraction over 1Hz) as you'd expect but something changes when the...
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2018, 13:07
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Lego UAVs: ...

Lego UAVs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJULlmN_XWI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTjnM46DH_Y
Forum: Rotorheads
14th Aug 2018, 10:14
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Helitech International have got themselves a "UAV...

Helitech International have got themselves a "UAV Zone":


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Forum: Rotorheads
9th Aug 2018, 23:14
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Aerial photos of burnt stuff in California:...

Aerial photos of burnt stuff in California: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45135098
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Aug 2018, 12:46
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

An attack on a head of state:...

An attack on a head of state: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-45073385

There was a chap on Radio 4 talking about anti drone measures and one thing he mentioned was targeting...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jun 2018, 23:52
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

News on Google's Project Maven:...

News on Google's Project Maven: https://gizmodo.com/google-plans-not-to-renew-its-contract-for-project-mave-1826488620
Forum: Rotorheads
19th Mar 2018, 14:04
Replies: 435
Views: 116,604
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

For reference, one previous water entry (for a...

For reference, one previous water entry (for a 206B with no floats) where some PAX got out, some didn't, (presumably standard Bell harness up front and lap belts in the back):
...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Mar 2018, 13:04
Replies: 435
Views: 116,604
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

What criteria are going into your evaluation? ...

What criteria are going into your evaluation?

I find myself in an odd position here as someone who very recently recommended the tourist flight in NYC to friends for a summer trip. I did it many...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Dec 2015, 12:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,880
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

WAA are back. Matched funds are still available...

WAA are back. Matched funds are still available on the last day, today, of this year's Big Give Christmas Challenge:
...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Dec 2014, 13:34
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

(FAA) regulation of drones, Christmas gifts,...

(FAA) regulation of drones, Christmas gifts, niche parcel delivery:

Regulating robotic aircraft: Free the drones | The Economist...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2014, 09:06
Forum: Rotorheads
3rd Dec 2014, 23:20
Replies: 2
Views: 1,880
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Wiltshire Air Ambulance - the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2014

I note the Wiltshire Air Ambulance is following the YAA's lead from a few years ago and participating in the Big Give's Christmas Challenge 2014. This is a burst of fund raising activity in early...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jul 2014, 23:18
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Mapping a whole forest and perhaps more...

Mapping a whole forest and perhaps more surprisingly lighting, both with [email protected]


BBC News - Tree-mapping drone start-up has sky-high ambitions (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27485418)
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Forum: Rotorheads
8th May 2014, 10:36
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

BBC News - Easyjet develops flying robots to...

BBC News - Easyjet develops flying robots to inspect aircraft (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-27308232)
Forum: Rotorheads
27th Apr 2014, 10:42
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

When drones go bad, the new Fox TV series... ...

When drones go bad, the new Fox TV series...

I skipped the recent robot special in The Economist but I've gone back to read it as this could be so significant in next 50 years.

Rise of the...
Forum: Rotorheads
26th Apr 2014, 10:02
Replies: 109
Views: 34,751
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Musicians may also fret over advances in (flying)...

Musicians may also fret over advances in (flying) drone technology:

BBC News - Drone direction: The flying robotic pop band (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-27142634)

And good news for...
Forum: Middle East
22nd Apr 2014, 12:28
Replies: 2
Views: 4,445
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

QR001 smoke in cabin

Turns out one of my colleagues was on this flight:

Smoke forces Qatar Airways plane to make emergency landing in Doha - Doha News...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Mar 2014, 01:52
Replies: 878
Views: 395,054
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

Grammar and profession related class war. Last...

Grammar and profession related class war. Last one out of this thread please turn off the lights.
Forum: Rotorheads
20th Mar 2014, 00:44
Replies: 878
Views: 395,054
Posted By FairWeatherFlyer

His/her figures match the METARS, courtesy of...

His/her figures match the METARS, courtesy of ogimet:

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# EGSH, Norwich Airport (United Kingdom)
# WMO index: 03492
# Latitude 52-41N....
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