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7th May 2019, 12:25
Replies: 459
Views: 874,812
Posted By MarianA

As a layman I would have guessed the aircraft...

As a layman I would have guessed the aircraft itself can be turned around in about the same time. As passenger I observe that luggage gets unloaded and loaded rather quickly compared to people and...
3rd May 2019, 09:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By MarianA

Impact-type printers have one trait that laser...

Impact-type printers have one trait that laser and ink-jet printers lack: They are able to make true carbon copies instead of simply printing the same thing multiple times. In some applications this...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Oct 2017, 11:11
Replies: 952
Views: 56,120
Posted By MarianA

A possible easy starting point for that research:...

A possible easy starting point for that research:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_massacres_in_the_United_States
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2017, 08:06
Replies: 12,949
Views: 9,601,163
Posted By MarianA

The ancient style of tiling roofs pictured below...

The ancient style of tiling roofs pictured below is refered to as "Monk and Nun" in German.

And yes, it is specified who goes on top.
...
18th Aug 2017, 16:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,983
Posted By MarianA

Not flaps, and very far from an airliner, but the...

Not flaps, and very far from an airliner, but the Morane we use for towing gliders has aerodynamically driven slats. There are no controls for them in the cockpit, they are extended by springs and...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Jul 2017, 14:22
Replies: 56
Views: 4,338
Posted By MarianA

I used to say that, too and it made perfect sense...

I used to say that, too and it made perfect sense to me.

Until my daughter pointed out that a photo of her also gets flipped and that is 2D and thus has nothing that is in the front or in the...
14th Jul 2017, 08:01
Replies: 11
Views: 2,586
Posted By MarianA

In 2006 I designed a 1:33 paper model of the...

In 2006 I designed a 1:33 paper model of the Starship. At that time my research indicated that four were still airworthy.

I used N541RS as reference which was acting as a chase plane during...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2017, 08:11
Replies: 37
Views: 4,976
Posted By MarianA

Does that mean he's not coming on then?

Does that mean he's not coming on then?
9th Jun 2017, 08:30
Replies: 21
Views: 4,938
Posted By MarianA

Do we know wether said passenger was wearing...

Do we know wether said passenger was wearing their seatbelt or not? And if so what caused the injuries? Or even if there were any, "being hurt" may not mean the same thing as "receiving injuries".
...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Apr 2017, 08:17
Replies: 10
Views: 1,845
Posted By MarianA

Same story, better headline: ...

Same story, better headline:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/04/04/intimate_adult_toy_fails_penetration_test/
17th Jan 2017, 09:36
Replies: 13
Views: 4,165
Posted By MarianA

Spot on, Randall

https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/65_years.png

https://xkcd.com/893/

Meta-Text for this sobering cartoon:

"The universe is probably littered with the one-planet graves of cultures which made the...
5th Jan 2016, 18:09
Replies: 5
Views: 2,153
Posted By MarianA

You need three pieces of information to fix the...

You need three pieces of information to fix the position of the aircraft you are seeing at a 3D-point for a given moment in time.

The following is not meant as practical exercise :-).

1)...
17th Oct 2015, 09:25
Replies: 15
Views: 9,020
Posted By MarianA

Osmand (OsmAnd - Offline Mobile Maps and...

Osmand (OsmAnd - Offline Mobile Maps and Navigation (http://osmand.net/))

This one uses maps from Open Street Map. Crowdsourced, so be wary, but I have found them to be excellent.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Nov 2014, 19:26
Replies: 12,949
Views: 9,601,163
Posted By MarianA

Engineer: The glass is twice as large as it has...

Engineer: The glass is twice as large as it has to be.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2014, 09:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,666
Posted By MarianA

You are right, you can't. But not because...

You are right, you can't.

But not because of the value part, but because a speed squared is no longer a speed.

If you square a speed that is no longer a speed but speed-squared. If you square...
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Nov 2013, 06:34
Replies: 3,962
Views: 792,931
Posted By MarianA

R8rIBBqwogI I got pointed to this video in...

R8rIBBqwogI

I got pointed to this video in an online-discussion about control systems for show-equipment and was totally blown away.

Before I hated all the electronic stuff but have now seen...
14th Oct 2013, 09:38
Replies: 42
Views: 5,322
Posted By MarianA

That five degree fan is the area in wich the...

That five degree fan is the area in wich the localizer signal can reliably be received by the equipment on the aircraft. The target then is to fly down the centre line of that fan, any deviation from...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Sep 2013, 08:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By MarianA

Those that know binary, those that don't know...

Those that know binary,
those that don't know binary,
AND those that realize the joke is in base three.
2nd May 2013, 13:42
Replies: 18
Views: 4,977
Posted By MarianA

One type I fly, a LS4-b, says that on a...

One type I fly, a LS4-b, says that on a test-ditching (!) that was made with the gear retracted the sailplane was completely submerged on landing. The procedure therefore is lined out as:


...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2013, 08:24
Replies: 159
Views: 11,795
Posted By MarianA

For conversions to more sensible units see here: ...

For conversions to more sensible units see here:

So, what's the velocity of a sheep in a vacuum? ? The Register (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/08/24/vulture_central_standards/)
18th Jul 2009, 10:05
Replies: 142
Views: 50,723
Posted By MarianA

A=F/M

Hi,

Please allow this glider pilot, occasional SLF, with an interest in all things aviation a question. Be gentle.

Near the beginning of this thread there have been a number of suggestions on...
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