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Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 18:05
Replies: 170
Views: 47,531
Posted By pilotmike

We don't all belch and fart continuously.

We don't all belch and fart continuously.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2022, 18:30
Replies: 140
Views: 14,421
Posted By pilotmike

That shouldn't last for 19 years.

That shouldn't last for 19 years.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2022, 15:23
Replies: 15
Views: 2,350
Posted By pilotmike

Sometimes at the crematorium, it feels...

Sometimes at the crematorium, it feels incendiary. You can just sense when things are overheating. What did it kick off over, someone asking if it was OK to smoke? I guess that party have burned...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Aug 2022, 15:05
Replies: 69
Views: 3,732
Posted By pilotmike

Same here, I see both sides. Sunak would be...

Same here, I see both sides.

Sunak would be an awful Prime Minister.

Truss would be an awful Prime Minister.
31st Jul 2022, 15:38
Replies: 23
Views: 8,987
Posted By pilotmike

On reflection, probably their English is better...

On reflection, probably their English is better than your Thai, so I wouldn't be too quick to take the p1$$.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2022, 12:41
Replies: 84
Views: 9,594
Posted By pilotmike

Oh! I must have missed that bit - silly me! I...

Oh! I must have missed that bit - silly me! I obviously need to change my answer:

"Any idiot can just get straight in and 'fly' one. Please accept my humble apologies for over-simplifying things...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jul 2022, 11:12
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,586
Posted By pilotmike

THAT was meant to be humour? What an absolute...

THAT was meant to be humour? What an absolute joke.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jul 2022, 23:38
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,586
Posted By pilotmike

Utter tosh. Utter tosh. Why write such...

Utter tosh.

Utter tosh. Why write such total garbage?
22nd Jul 2022, 15:49
Replies: 39
Views: 7,536
Posted By pilotmike

I heard a Rumour there might be some News. Which...

I heard a Rumour there might be some News. Which is it?
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jul 2022, 19:50
Replies: 62
Views: 2,196
Posted By pilotmike

Oh yes you do! As you are (just like me) a total...

Oh yes you do! As you are (just like me) a total pedant about kW (Power) and kWh (Energy), you need to be corrected for your error. Although it it most likely that WB627 almost certainly generated at...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2022, 19:11
Replies: 84
Views: 9,594
Posted By pilotmike

Really? I bought the UK version the MS train...

Really? I bought the UK version the MS train simulator for being passenger and it was unbelievably realistic.

It started with a view from a very crowded platform and cursing commuters, and...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jul 2022, 09:44
Replies: 79
Views: 15,841
Posted By pilotmike

"I think you will find that...." sounds very...

"I think you will find that...." sounds very patronising. However, that said.....

I think you'll find, if you look more carefully at the video, and take into account all the wise information from...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By pilotmike

'Doing' a TOGA. Priceless! Is that a cross...

'Doing' a TOGA. Priceless! Is that a cross between a Tango and some Yoga?



Obviously, which self respecting Aviator wouldn't be?.

May I suggest a FOGA? Very similar to T/Off and G/Around,...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2022, 15:41
Replies: 84
Views: 9,594
Posted By pilotmike

Oh no! Please don't. We beg you.

Oh no! Please don't. We beg you.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 18:50
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,586
Posted By pilotmike

.... but to hear Echo.... you'd have to hear it...

.... but to hear Echo.... you'd have to hear it twice..... hence not hearing it right first time...heads for the exit, collects hat and coat.....

Bye




Bye.
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By pilotmike

No and NO! TROLL ALERT - TROLL ALERT = TROLL...

No and NO!

TROLL ALERT - TROLL ALERT = TROLL ALERT!!!!!!

Oddly, you may think, aircraft are freely able to climb and descend from sea level to their service ceiling. This means they can change...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 14:23
Replies: 84
Views: 9,594
Posted By pilotmike

No, No and NO! Where do you find this...

No, No and NO!

Where do you find this garbage from? Did you never think to just do the very simplest 'sanity check' first, to figure out it was utter [email protected]?!

A bit like if I told you that I...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 13:06
Replies: 11,758
Views: 4,978,586
Posted By pilotmike

Are you sure you heard that right first time?

Are you sure you heard that right first time?
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 11:15
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2022, 10:06
Replies: 79
Views: 15,841
Posted By pilotmike

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ +1 to the above...

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
+1 to the above (meleagertoo). And to all the others who realised it was engine related and emitted from the exhaust.

It couldn't possibly have originated at the floats then...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 07:40
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

I am most definitely not mistaking cause and...

I am most definitely not mistaking cause and effect. The flexing of the diaphragm and the movement of the needle work synonymously together, inextricably linked., just as you acknowledge in your...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2022, 23:01
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

As you seem so certain that no pressure changes...

As you seem so certain that no pressure changes on the pitot side, would you kindly explain exactly what mechanism moves the needle in a mechanical ASI, please? How is the diaphragm able to move the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2022, 19:53
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

Actually..... and I hate to have to say this,...

Actually..... and I hate to have to say this, because you have been very patient and helpful (like me) up until now...... but actually the statement that a blocked pitot causes trapped air in the...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Jul 2022, 16:22
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

Maybe, it's just me, but I really thought your...

Maybe, it's just me, but I really thought your response would start along the lines of:

"Thank you for your kind, patient, detailed explanation. Now if I may trouble you further, I have another...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Jul 2022, 20:04
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

OK, I'll try to help... Not just seems wrong...

OK, I'll try to help...

Not just seems wrong - it is wrong! It was wrong right from your very first post. Others who ought to know better confirmed it as correct, which led to lots of further...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2022, 11:23
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

I'm sure others will be able to spot all the...

I'm sure others will be able to spot all the contradictions of the facts, in every single post of yours, even if you can't. Out.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2022, 10:59
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

That's the exact link I posted for you, and it...

That's the exact link I posted for you, and it says EXACTLY the wording I kindly and carefully posted for you, in my post above. And it says EXACTLY what I, EXDAC and NutLoose have collectively said....
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2022, 09:24
Replies: 164
Views: 23,749
Posted By pilotmike

Stop f'ing about or you'll f' up?;)

Stop f'ing about or you'll f' up?;)
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2022, 08:27
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

Once more - IT DOESN'T. Not in the case of a...

Once more - IT DOESN'T. Not in the case of a blocked static as the OP stated.

For a blocked pitot, sure, the ASI would appear to increase with altitude, but that is NOT what the OP was talking...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2022, 18:50
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

You're still not getting it, PA. Nothing like an...

You're still not getting it, PA. Nothing like an altimeter. Quite the opposite.

Best stop digging when you clearly don't understand how ASIs work.

Apologies for missing EXDAC off the honours...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2022, 11:19
Replies: 62
Views: 3,543
Posted By pilotmike

Oh dear! ASIs don't behave like altimeters,...

Oh dear! ASIs don't behave like altimeters, whether static blocked or unblocked.

The ASI indicates speed by sensing the pitot pressure, which needs the static pressure effectively removed, ie. it...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2022, 10:52
Replies: 848
Views: 31,038
Posted By pilotmike

Always follow the money - it seldom lies, if...

Always follow the money - it seldom lies, if ever.

Possibly the 25% of salary as severance pay - even after just 1 day in the new job! - looks too tempting to turn down?
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2022, 08:35
Replies: 140
Views: 14,421
Posted By pilotmike

But only if run at their most efficient, ie with...

But only if run at their most efficient, ie with return below ideally 50 Celsius.
If set as most seem to be with 75+ Celsius flow and 60 Celsius return, efficiency is likely to be about 85-88%. And...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2022, 07:44
Replies: 140
Views: 14,421
Posted By pilotmike

I agree with you, WB627, I have the same...

I agree with you, WB627, I have the same decisions to make. For me, the choice is more difficult, as the pricing is more in favour of burning gas for water heating:

Like you, I have ample PV...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2022, 22:26
Replies: 140
Views: 14,421
Posted By pilotmike

Wrong. You need to check your figures....

Wrong. You need to check your figures....
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