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22nd Oct 2018, 19:53
Replies: 451
Views: 66,019
Posted By worrab

I suspect it's more a case of wanting to leave...

I suspect it's more a case of wanting to leave this sad, sorry saga behind and get on with more important stuff.
27th Sep 2017, 18:24
Replies: 42
Views: 6,873
Posted By worrab

Looks like this is the second series: ...

Looks like this is the second series:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/search?q=Puirt-adhair
4th Sep 2017, 15:11
Replies: 67
Views: 9,813
Posted By worrab

1.5km is standard inasmuch as it is legal in the...

1.5km is standard inasmuch as it is legal in the UK. The original question was about the legality of flight and the possibility of loss of licence. The fact is, it is legal to fly VFR with...
3rd Sep 2017, 00:26
Replies: 67
Views: 9,813
Posted By worrab

Nope. I mean 5x the legal minimum of 1.5km...

Nope. I mean 5x the legal minimum of 1.5km flying in class G, in the UK and under 140kt.
2nd Sep 2017, 14:52
Replies: 67
Views: 9,813
Posted By worrab

They say later in the vid that visibility is...

They say later in the vid that visibility is around 5 miles - 5x UK legal minimum.
2nd Sep 2017, 13:22
Replies: 67
Views: 9,813
Posted By worrab

Perhaps a decent rule of thumb is that when you...

Perhaps a decent rule of thumb is that when you struggle to see the ground over the nose of the aircraft in level flight it's getting "marginal". Frankly, I find that trying to do navigation by...
31st Aug 2017, 12:43
Replies: 67
Views: 9,813
Posted By worrab

I agree completely. But we were talking about...

I agree completely. But we were talking about the legalities as much as the practicalities. Like it or not, the legal visibility limit in the UK is under a mile.

Personally I'd hope to be...
31st Aug 2017, 11:40
Replies: 67
Views: 9,813
Posted By worrab

Only 1½km vis required (in the UK) in class G at...

Only 1½km vis required (in the UK) in class G at less than 140kt.
29th Aug 2017, 16:20
Replies: 67
Views: 9,813
Posted By worrab

Are you travelling in the daytime at less than...

Are you travelling in the daytime at less than 140kt in class G and in sight of the surface?

I thought the lower limit under these circumstances is 1.5km in the UK.

(Though personally I'd be...
15th Aug 2017, 19:31
Replies: 71
Views: 8,870
Posted By worrab

Final landing check: Carb heat in correct...

Final landing check:

Carb heat in correct position
Runway clear (and cleared to land)
Approach satisfactory
Propeller fine

:8
21st Mar 2017, 16:31
Replies: 52
Views: 5,657
Posted By worrab

I read the question as one of getting the best...

I read the question as one of getting the best out of LARS.

So when do VFR folk ask for a traffic service? Sure as eggs is eggs, if everyone in my neck of the woods asked for traffic it would be...
4th Mar 2017, 21:27
Replies: 16
Views: 2,623
Posted By worrab

A whopping ~30kg!

A whopping ~30kg!
15th Feb 2017, 16:12
Replies: 214
Views: 18,068
Posted By worrab

Still on my to-do list is to fly backwards. ...

Still on my to-do list is to fly backwards. Looking out might be a bit tricky.
There are rumours of someone having done a take-off into a strong wind, reduced throttle, flew backwards and then...
14th Feb 2017, 13:21
Replies: 214
Views: 18,068
Posted By worrab

... though if you touch down at 45 knots into a...

... though if you touch down at 45 knots into a 45 knot headwind you will have zero kinetic energy :) .

Kinetic energy is of course proportional to Velocity squared so even a 10kt headwind will...
9th Feb 2017, 17:33
Replies: 214
Views: 18,068
Posted By worrab

I suspect that if the aircraft had a mesh...

I suspect that if the aircraft had a mesh fuselage it would actually decrease the load on the aeroplane and as long as the birds remained out of contact with the airframe it would perform as if...
9th Feb 2017, 13:22
Replies: 214
Views: 18,068
Posted By worrab

Crikey! Isn't Physics wonderful that its laws...

Crikey! Isn't Physics wonderful that its laws apply to boats and aircraft.

The boat displaces its own weight in water (the Eureka! thing). An aqueduct typically isn't an enclosed space so if you...
6th Feb 2017, 20:58
Replies: 214
Views: 18,068
Posted By worrab

Yes, and yes. The shuttle direction change...

Yes, and yes.

The shuttle direction change is an acceleration which requires force. The astronauts must have some force applied for them to stay with the shuttle's new direction.

Zero G occurs...
2nd Feb 2017, 13:46
Replies: 214
Views: 18,068
Posted By worrab

There seems to be some confusion between speed...

There seems to be some confusion between speed and velocity - the latter being speed in a particular direction. To change velocity requires a force. If you apply a force to a mass it accelerates.
...
20th Jan 2017, 19:58
Replies: 12
Views: 3,406
Posted By worrab

There's a Windyty app as well (at least on...

There's a Windyty app as well (at least on Android)
18th Jul 2016, 18:47
Replies: 15
Views: 2,675
Posted By worrab

Air pressure drops as you get higher so an...

Air pressure drops as you get higher so an altimeter will show a higher reading as the air pressure drops. If you're maintaining a constant height as measured by your altimeter you will find...
3rd Jul 2016, 23:47
Replies: 14
Views: 2,611
Posted By worrab

A more efficient use of spectrum is to use...

A more efficient use of spectrum is to use digital - as happened with mobile phones and TV. I do wonder whether there is a digital plan in someone's pocket which will render 8.33 obsolete.
20th Jun 2016, 20:54
Replies: 20
Views: 3,313
Posted By worrab

Perhaps because Newcastle CAS extends just beyond...

Perhaps because Newcastle CAS extends just beyond the coast?
21st Nov 2015, 11:24
Replies: 22
Views: 7,246
Posted By worrab

...There may be some refurbs available at tesco...

...There may be some refurbs available at tesco online.
21st Nov 2015, 00:06
Replies: 22
Views: 7,246
Posted By worrab

Yes, Hudl 2 has GPS: Sensors GPS, 3-axis...

Yes, Hudl 2 has GPS:

Sensors
GPS, 3-axis Accelerometer, e-Compass, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor

Battery life is not brilliant so a USB supply would be desireable



Hudl 2 ? The...
19th Nov 2015, 22:09
Replies: 22
Views: 7,246
Posted By worrab

Tesco Hudl "Free" with £50 of Tesco...

Tesco Hudl "Free" with £50 of Tesco tokens
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