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Forum: Tech Log
3rd Jan 2021, 08:33
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By LOMCEVAK

I agree that the depth of the question should be...

I agree that the depth of the question should be appropriate to the level of experience of the person taking the exam and the level of knowledge that they require but it must not, within any context,...
Forum: Tech Log
2nd Jan 2021, 16:41
Replies: 24
Views: 1,846
Posted By LOMCEVAK

This is a very ambiguous question. In this...

This is a very ambiguous question. In this context, precisely what is meant by 'yaw'? Is it yawing moment due to the thrust asymmetry ie. an instantaneous value with no yaw rate present? Is it the...
2nd Jan 2021, 15:54
Replies: 33
Views: 9,011
Posted By LOMCEVAK

There was another asymmetric aspect to the Mk 104...

There was another asymmetric aspect to the Mk 104 engines in the F3 and that was the surge boundaries. At the tested conditions (21 AOA in a turn, and either slam max dry to idle and when just...
2nd Jan 2021, 09:51
Replies: 98
Views: 37,417
Posted By LOMCEVAK

28 Dec 1990, 4 hours in a Tornado GR1A on the...

28 Dec 1990, 4 hours in a Tornado GR1A on the final trial sortie of the ‘Gulf Pack 2’ upgrade of the recce systems. Monstrous turbulence when trying to tank, the low level was mainly IMC. ‘Amber’ on...
6th Dec 2020, 11:43
Replies: 60
Views: 9,865
Posted By LOMCEVAK

At that time Initial Officer Training (IOT) was...

At that time Initial Officer Training (IOT) was 16 weeks for direct entry cadets. For those who were University Cadets it was 14 weeks because there was a two week University Cadet Introductory...
6th Dec 2020, 11:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By LOMCEVAK

Genghis, I agree with you and this is a classic...

Genghis,
I agree with you and this is a classic case of a quantitative test technique not being role relatable.
Rgds L
6th Dec 2020, 08:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By LOMCEVAK

Absolutely. Thank you for the clarification....

Absolutely. Thank you for the clarification. There have been issues in the past with commercial operation when recovery at stall warning did not stress the need to reduce AoA and had procedures that...
5th Dec 2020, 23:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By LOMCEVAK

This is not a simple subject! I consider that...

This is not a simple subject! I consider that stalling is, perhaps, the most complex and potentially ambiguous aspect of flight testing that there is. One interesting aspect is how you define the...
1st Dec 2020, 18:32
Replies: 23
Views: 4,346
Posted By LOMCEVAK

Sadly my list is long, with many of the names...

Sadly my list is long, with many of the names already posted here so I will not repeat them. But there are some others, very close to home, who will never be forgotten and who constantly remind me of...
26th Nov 2020, 18:53
Replies: 33
Views: 3,225
Posted By LOMCEVAK

I flew the 'Classic' for VS from June 1999 to...

I flew the 'Classic' for VS from June 1999 to October 2001. Check your PMs if you would like to contact me. Great machine!
20th Nov 2020, 10:24
Replies: 48
Views: 14,159
Posted By LOMCEVAK

As there have been some comments about the Auto...

As there have been some comments about the Auto Wing Sweep and Manoeuvre Device System (AWSMDS) on Tornado vs the system on the F-14, I thought that I would try to add a little more detail, albeit...
28th Oct 2020, 23:24
Replies: 250
Views: 53,336
Posted By LOMCEVAK

Hoddy, you are definitely in! That really would...

Hoddy, you are definitely in! That really would be winding the clocks back!
25th Oct 2020, 20:15
Replies: 250
Views: 53,336
Posted By LOMCEVAK

Well, as this is for fun I would certainly relish...

Well, as this is for fun I would certainly relish the opportunity to fly the Buccaneer again. However, as this venture could give me an opportunity to fly an aircraft that I have not flown but wish I...
25th Oct 2020, 19:59
Replies: 106
Views: 32,508
Posted By LOMCEVAK

It is worth noting that the recommended minimum...

It is worth noting that the recommended minimum abandonment height is determined by the altitude lost during the recovery pull-out rather than the capabilities of the ejection seat. You will always...
9th Sep 2020, 18:36
Replies: 70
Views: 13,591
Posted By LOMCEVAK

An ex 60 Sqn Andover C1, XS596, became the UK...

An ex 60 Sqn Andover C1, XS596, became the UK 'Open Skies' aircraft in the late '80s/early '90s, based at Boscombe Down. It had been highly modified for 60 Sqn to carry vertical cameras and, from...
8th Sep 2020, 15:00
Replies: 11
Views: 3,762
Posted By LOMCEVAK

We had a similar incident at Boscombe Down in the...

We had a similar incident at Boscombe Down in the late '80s. An F3 with 2250l tanks was taking off on runway 05, the pilot raised the gear and we think that his index finger touched the Emergency...
4th Sep 2020, 11:15
Replies: 15
Views: 4,439
Posted By LOMCEVAK

Jim Crowley was indeed John's navigator for the...

Jim Crowley was indeed John's navigator for the displays and he was also the nav with John for my final sorties on the OCU.

In 1980, the year before John joined the Red Arrows, he was tasked to...
2nd Sep 2020, 09:38
Replies: 15
Views: 4,439
Posted By LOMCEVAK

John was on the staff of 237 OCU when I went...

John was on the staff of 237 OCU when I went through as a student in '79. The unit had a bit of a reputation as very hard school even then but John was always the friendly, smiling personality,...
9th Aug 2020, 11:07
Replies: 99
Views: 16,483
Posted By LOMCEVAK

The word ‘mankind’ includes all members of the...

The word ‘mankind’ includes all members of the species. Therefore, this is a analogous to ‘airman’ applying to all who serve in an Air Force. Any sensible English speaker knows that ‘airman’ applies...
4th Aug 2020, 18:38
Replies: 41
Views: 19,970
Posted By LOMCEVAK

I have heard that both crew are OK.

I have heard that both crew are OK.
21st Jul 2020, 12:45
Replies: 158
Views: 137,589
Posted By LOMCEVAK

I have seen a picture of a test firing. As I...

I have seen a picture of a test firing. As I recall the missile was lowered from the bomb bay on the trapeze and then fired. I do not know whether this was a boost non-guided firing or a guided...
20th Jul 2020, 21:17
Replies: 7
Views: 1,875
Posted By LOMCEVAK

Stendec, if you PM me a contact email address or...

Stendec, if you PM me a contact email address or phone number I will pass it on to him. He lives ‘down south’ now.

Rgds

L
19th Jul 2020, 10:56
Replies: 220
Views: 36,658
Posted By LOMCEVAK

Yes, it is just one opinion and we will continue...

Yes, it is just one opinion and we will continue to be educated as and when we have further opinions. If you have any black friends, could you please canvass them?
19th Jul 2020, 10:13
Replies: 220
Views: 36,658
Posted By LOMCEVAK

fltlt, many thanks for asking the question for me...

fltlt, many thanks for asking the question for me and please pass on my sincere thanks to your friends for taking the time to educate us all!
18th Jul 2020, 22:40
Replies: 220
Views: 36,658
Posted By LOMCEVAK

I would really like to know the opinions of black...

I would really like to know the opinions of black people on this matter, that is the people for whom this word would be offensive in current times. I would further sub-divide this into those who are...
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