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21st Dec 2018, 11:45
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Posted By cjm_2010

I'd put money on that actual team (not one single...

I'd put money on that actual team (not one single individual) being in a van, heading up the M3 at this very moment, towards the M25 and Heathrow airport to repeat the same shenanigans again -...
20th Dec 2018, 09:36
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Views: 696,857
Posted By cjm_2010

I kept my P3 in a fitted flightcase. Smaller than...

I kept my P3 in a fitted flightcase. Smaller than an average suitcase, and could also hold several battery packs. One could be up in the air within seconds, especially if kept calibrated & stored...
20th Dec 2018, 09:17
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Views: 696,857
Posted By cjm_2010

The obvious solution is for the airport to hire a...

The obvious solution is for the airport to hire a commercial operator to fly another drone into the one that's being flown.

I strongly suspect it's operating on a pre-programmed GPS flight path. I...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2016, 11:19
Replies: 1,077
Views: 122,918
Posted By cjm_2010

The generally accepted terminology for expressing...

The generally accepted terminology for expressing energy use efficiency in an EV is watts per mile (Tesla), or miles per kilowatt (Nissan).

This can then be equated to the relative energy density...
22nd Aug 2016, 08:34
Replies: 18
Views: 2,758
Posted By cjm_2010

I'm running SD the latest spec Ipad mini paired...

I'm running SD the latest spec Ipad mini paired up to a Garmin GLO bluetooth reciever and I've yet to see any glitching or crashes, although I do hold off on IOS updates until they've been around for...
25th Jul 2016, 11:50
Replies: 44
Views: 5,509
Posted By cjm_2010

Crash One is right with this. The decision...

Crash One is right with this.

The decision ultimately lies with the pilot in command.

If it feels dodgy, don't wait to be told. You're the one whose life may be on the line, and the...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jul 2016, 07:49
Replies: 239
Views: 23,768
Posted By cjm_2010

A Trump presidency in the US would be a complete...

A Trump presidency in the US would be a complete and utter disaster. The guy is a total idiot.

FN gaining a bigger foothold in France would be a sad day indeed; It'd be The return of Nazis - but...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jul 2016, 08:04
Replies: 239
Views: 23,768
Posted By cjm_2010

They are losing, overall. The kind of acts we're...

They are losing, overall. The kind of acts we're seeing are symptoms of desperation. But their PR machine knows what buttons to press for maximum outrage. And as their territorial strategy fails,...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2016, 22:46
Replies: 239
Views: 23,768
Posted By cjm_2010

I don't see how you could possibly interpret my...

I don't see how you could possibly interpret my post as victim blaming?

Anyway, you're right. The 'scum' are indeed 'scum' and they are (on the face of it) determined to spread their version of...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jul 2016, 12:25
Replies: 239
Views: 23,768
Posted By cjm_2010

As a few have already pointed out, Daesh are...

As a few have already pointed out, Daesh are carrying out these attacks to divide western society. It's pretty obvious. They want us to start turning on the peaceful, moderate Muslims living amongst...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2016, 14:20
Replies: 87
Views: 6,507
Posted By cjm_2010

I don't know if it's already been mentioned in...

I don't know if it's already been mentioned in this thread, but the new Ecotricity rapid tariff is now 6 quid for 30 minutes.

It's not all doom and gloom. Most EV users will only occasionally use...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2016, 08:52
Replies: 6,758
Views: 530,437
Posted By cjm_2010

Interest rates will go up. Good for the older...

Interest rates will go up. Good for the older generation with big savings pots - bad for the younger generation with big mortgages.

The NHS will be chopped up and sold off to private healthcare...
16th Jun 2016, 10:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By cjm_2010

Google Membury flying club / Ifly uk. They have...

Google Membury flying club / Ifly uk. They have excellent instructors and they're just up the M4 at Membury. I did approx. 75% of my NPPL training there & they were excellent.
7th Jun 2016, 11:07
Replies: 34
Views: 6,440
Posted By cjm_2010

I'm laughing so hard at this and I know I...

I'm laughing so hard at this and I know I shouldn't be.

How has he managed to avoid being Darwin'd?
7th Jun 2016, 10:21
Replies: 24
Views: 6,953
Posted By cjm_2010

It shouldn't :D! The CFI at the club I did...

It shouldn't :D!

The CFI at the club I did most of my training at gave me a mission for my first flight as a qualified pilot just over a fortnight ago - fly to Enstone & back (from Membury) via...
6th Jun 2016, 13:55
Replies: 24
Views: 6,953
Posted By cjm_2010

I've flown using SkyDemon twice now - my first...

I've flown using SkyDemon twice now - my first two flights after completing my NPPL (M).

The first time on my galaxy S6 was so impressive that I went out & bought an Ipad Mini 4, an appropriate...
6th Jun 2016, 12:42
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By cjm_2010

That is so cool. I've only ever seen one tornado...

That is so cool. I've only ever seen one tornado - well, it was just a funnel cloud really - and I'd be like a big kid if I got the chance to see one that close. It must be incredibly rare to see...
6th Jun 2016, 11:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By cjm_2010

It is incredible footage, but flying that close...

It is incredible footage, but flying that close to a mature thunderstorm seems like madness to me, especially in something that probably weights less than 600kg.

I love microlights and I'm...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2016, 12:46
Replies: 1,077
Views: 122,918
Posted By cjm_2010

My 30kWh 2016 Leaf will easily cover 100 miles if...

My 30kWh 2016 Leaf will easily cover 100 miles if driven carefully in winter, and nearer to 130 if driven carefully in summer. 21k GBP list price.

Even driven at 70+ I'm struggling to see less...
18th Apr 2016, 10:24
Replies: 163
Views: 52,878
Posted By cjm_2010

As an almost NPPL(M) licence holder who also owns...

As an almost NPPL(M) licence holder who also owns a drone, I really do hope the investigators / police recover the bits of the unit involved in the strike.

It'll likely have a memory card with...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Apr 2016, 08:01
Replies: 1,077
Views: 122,918
Posted By cjm_2010

I love a good old fashioned ICE vs EV debate :) ...

I love a good old fashioned ICE vs EV debate :)

I tend to not get involved nowadays. If people want to waste their money pouring a heavily taxed, heavily polluting finite fuel into their cars, let...
1st Dec 2015, 13:32
Replies: 120
Views: 10,836
Posted By cjm_2010

No apology is necessary my friend, to each their...

No apology is necessary my friend, to each their own, and if you're going to invest in a hobby it should be in a machine that brings you joy.

I've gone the other direction, having started my PPL...
23rd Nov 2015, 15:12
Replies: 120
Views: 10,836
Posted By cjm_2010

Personally I'd be happy with a 912 powered...

Personally I'd be happy with a 912 powered CT2K....

I do think the future is electric but that's quite a way off. I have a Nissan Leaf as a daily driver & the simplicity of the drivetrain means...
Forum: Tech Log
27th Oct 2015, 22:34
Replies: 205
Views: 29,999
Posted By cjm_2010

I'm a lowly student on my way to an NPPL(m), but...

I'm a lowly student on my way to an NPPL(m), but my job is automation of software testing processes.

I always sell automation to my clients in the same way: It will save money by taking on the...
3rd Oct 2015, 08:40
Replies: 19
Views: 2,145
Posted By cjm_2010

You'd win that bet. 4 weeks before yesterdays'...

You'd win that bet. 4 weeks before yesterdays' incident both myself and my instructor were flabbergasted when an N registered posh looking twin touched down on the only (very narrow) tarmac runway at...
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