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22nd Jun 2015, 02:40
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

megan why didn't they patent the airplane? ...

megan

why didn't they patent the airplane? because their attorney, one of the finest patent attorneys of the time, told them the best way to protect their invention. It was a legal decision.
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21st Jun 2015, 23:17
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

Maybe I am a troll. But I think the wrights...

Maybe I am a troll. But I think the wrights invented the airplane. And it is not nationalistic pride. Whether you all like it or not, the Wrights flew first, and fully comprehended controlled,...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2015, 20:07
Replies: 45
Views: 6,390
Posted By skyhighfallguy

tullamarine I said play it by ear and I...

tullamarine


I said play it by ear and I meant it. So, here you go. YOU takeoff in a twinjet and both an engine failure happens and you happened to forget to remove the gear pins and YOU CANNOT...
21st Jun 2015, 19:36
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

kitbag so sorry that your world view is so...

kitbag

so sorry that your world view is so anglocentric.

ailerons...lovely, even the courts in the united states said the wrights patent covered any method to change lift on wings indicating...
21st Jun 2015, 14:12
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

previous HISTORY of aeronautical developments did...

previous HISTORY of aeronautical developments did not accomplish what the wrights did accomplish.

it was the WRIGHTS who figured out how to control a plane and it is still the accepted way of...
Forum: North America
21st Jun 2015, 00:44
Replies: 23
Views: 11,742
Posted By skyhighfallguy

pilot and copilot until PAN AM...they...

pilot and copilot

until

PAN AM...they made it captain and first officer in deference to nautical terms as there planes were seaplanes (not all).

And it took off. In my manual covering a...
Forum: Tech Log
21st Jun 2015, 00:40
Replies: 45
Views: 6,390
Posted By skyhighfallguy

dear OP imagine you are taking off and...

dear OP


imagine you are taking off and your landing gear fails to retract

do you: stop, and look at data

or

DO YOU FLY THE PLANE?
20th Jun 2015, 21:57
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

there is more to the history of the wrights, but...

there is more to the history of the wrights, but suffice to say, if the smithsonian didn't want to display the wright machine, they didn't have to.

I imagine there would be hundreds of places...
20th Jun 2015, 02:49
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

you still don't get it. the engine wasn't the...

you still don't get it. the engine wasn't the thing. the ability to control the wing was the thing. there had been engines before the wright brothers started their work but there were no...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Jun 2015, 22:51
Replies: 45
Views: 6,390
Posted By skyhighfallguy

interesting point second segment climb is...

interesting point

second segment climb is really important if you have an engine failure.

and there are some times where there are so many obstacles nearby you would want to know the...
19th Jun 2015, 19:46
Replies: 44
Views: 18,838
Posted By skyhighfallguy

airbubba, believe me I understand. The...

airbubba, believe me I understand.


The whole thing has been ginned down to the minimum, with no reserve for failure.

Radio calls 70 years ago were precious things and each word had to mean...
19th Jun 2015, 18:35
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

yes megan, we understand that I have been...

yes megan, we understand that

I have been experimenting and writing about faster than light drive for a spaceship

BUT THAT DOES NOT MEAN I HAVE INVENTED AN INTERSTELLAR CONVEYANCE.


The...
19th Jun 2015, 13:33
Replies: 44
Views: 18,838
Posted By skyhighfallguy

What really caused this incident is trying to put...

What really caused this incident is trying to put 7 pounds of sugar into a 6 pound sack. And the need for speed. Hurry up all you pilots or the chief pilot will get mad at you for being late.

IF...
19th Jun 2015, 04:16
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

thanks for the kind comments. I'm no idiot. the...

thanks for the kind comments. I'm no idiot. the wrights invented the airplane.

but you didn't answer my question about who did invent the plane if the wrights didn't? and why did the us govt...
19th Jun 2015, 04:12
Replies: 44
Views: 18,838
Posted By skyhighfallguy

the group form of call sign has been around for...

the group form of call sign has been around for awhile.

now,some smart computer programmer should come up with a way of assigning call signs to make sure there are no confusing elements.
19th Jun 2015, 04:08
Replies: 23
Views: 16,836
Posted By skyhighfallguy

if the plane was used by american airlines, it...

if the plane was used by american airlines, it might be by virtue of being with usairways and the merger has the lineage of the plane confused.

I seem to recall, but cannot be sure, that if the...
18th Jun 2015, 03:43
Replies: 44
Views: 18,838
Posted By skyhighfallguy

yes, and if we said: Flight WUN THUREE TWO EIGHT...

yes, and if we said: Flight WUN THUREE TWO EIGHT instead of thirteen twenty eight

hmmmmm
18th Jun 2015, 01:35
Replies: 44
Views: 18,838
Posted By skyhighfallguy

call signs too close

the call signs are too close. but an interesting read, thanks for posting.
18th Jun 2015, 01:13
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

go to the part that says: HOW WE INVENTED...

go to the part that says:

HOW WE INVENTED THE AIRPLANE BY ORVILLE WRIGHT

ok, who did invent the airplane?

by the way, the control mechanism patent was based on the 1902 glider and not the...
17th Jun 2015, 23:21
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

megan if you have your copy of the...

megan

if you have your copy of the aforementioned book, look on page 11 and read the first 8 words on the page.



unless you have actually read the book, or have it in your hands, you are...
17th Jun 2015, 21:24
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

There patent was worded in a way to protect the...

There patent was worded in a way to protect the Wrights. I'm sorry it does not comport to your understanding.

and

there is a very nice book, called:

How We Invented the Airplane. An...
17th Jun 2015, 19:08
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

I think you guys just don't get it. I know...

I think you guys just don't get it.

I know the history of the P51 quite well, I know all about the mating of the merlin with the north american airframe. I understand how the purchasing...
17th Jun 2015, 12:34
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

I seem to recall that the wright plane was on...

I seem to recall that the wright plane was on display in england for many years, up until 1942 I think.


thinking about flying is one thing

DOING flying is the criteria. (sic)
17th Jun 2015, 08:04
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

the P51 would not have existed except for the...

the P51 would not have existed except for the british, interesting.

would the british exist if not for the P51? Or the lockheed hudson, or B17, B24, or the Harvard? And certainly would not...
17th Jun 2015, 02:24
Replies: 146
Views: 16,530
Posted By skyhighfallguy

parabellum I said MAJOR advancement.

parabellum

I said MAJOR advancement.
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