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4th Oct 2022, 23:03
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Posted By fdr

TNW and low yield cover weapons up to 60KT. That...

TNW and low yield cover weapons up to 60KT. That is 4 times Hirosima, and 2.5 times Nagasaki, and the latter was sub optimal (a cruel concept) detonation. So, while we are talking about what is being...
4th Oct 2022, 21:44
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Posted By fdr

Kazakh demographics are improving, as Russia's...

Kazakh demographics are improving, as Russia's goes into free fall. None of those guys are coming back to Russia until a change of regime occurs.
4th Oct 2022, 21:41
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Posted By fdr

Turkey has been close to neutral to Russia...

Turkey has been close to neutral to Russia throughout the master strategists land grab. Turkey has maintained a dialogue and continues to have cross border activity, while still providing arms to...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Oct 2022, 10:14
Replies: 31
Views: 3,280
Posted By fdr

Dont mormally see dynamic rollover around the...

Dont mormally see dynamic rollover around the chin bubbles. that was remarkable. The rotor mast shows.... any contact?
3rd Oct 2022, 10:44
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Posted By fdr

The Russians border is a few miles to the west...

The Russians border is a few miles to the west of Rostov on Don... and east of the Sea of Azov. everything else is Ukrainian
3rd Oct 2022, 09:18
Replies: 12
Views: 4,155
Posted By fdr

I had a car like that once. :} Reminiscing...

I had a car like that once. :}

Reminiscing about flying over Russia from one NDB to another, with about 8-10nm between waypoints, and with manually inserted WPTs in the INS, not sure that they...
3rd Oct 2022, 09:04
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Posted By fdr

Not sure, but it appears that the drive towards...

Not sure, but it appears that the drive towards Chkalove is pushing against the 11th Separate [air] Assault Brigade, from the VDV. If that is the case, they may get some good repossession of...
3rd Oct 2022, 05:37
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Posted By fdr

Lithgow-Thales meets the capabilities of...

Lithgow-Thales meets the capabilities of Massey-Ferguson! :}

The Aussie MRAP is a substantial chunk of metal, reminiscent of a P-47, where the pilot could run around inside dodging flak.
3rd Oct 2022, 03:52
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By fdr

Mount Galunggung did not have a NOTAM or IVOL...

Mount Galunggung did not have a NOTAM or IVOL issued as far as I am aware, that became a matter of some urgency thereafter. A month later, a Singapore Airlines B747 lost 3 out of 4 engines from...
3rd Oct 2022, 02:41
Replies: 753
Views: 340,280
Posted By fdr

I stand humbly corrected; MechEngr, I was not...

I stand humbly corrected; MechEngr, I was not aware of the divestment. The prior purchases of Transtar by SWA did end up shedding all of their MD-82's & - 83's.
3rd Oct 2022, 01:43
Replies: 12
Views: 4,155
Posted By fdr

A fitting tribute to Putin. So there are...

A fitting tribute to Putin.

So there are teeth after all

As a clarification, Russia was removed from the 36 member council. They are not expelled from ICAO as yet, however, that would seem to...
2nd Oct 2022, 12:04
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Posted By fdr

hmmm. how do you get a 70km missile to hit a...

hmmm. how do you get a 70km missile to hit a target 250km away????
Rubik's cube is more difficult. Apollo 13 CO2 scrubbers was more demanding....
2nd Oct 2022, 10:15
Replies: 753
Views: 340,280
Posted By fdr

The saga is good for an afternoon soapie, replace...

The saga is good for an afternoon soapie, replace "days of our lives".

At some point TBC needs to bring their product into the 21st century. The argument based on crew commonality didn't pass...
2nd Oct 2022, 07:45
Replies: 753
Views: 340,280
Posted By fdr

Hey BPF, the aero modification would have been to...

Hey BPF, the aero modification would have been to reduce the nacelle strakes, as the cowling was giving more lift than desirable, complementing what the strakes/chines/big VG's are doing at high AOA....
2nd Oct 2022, 07:37
Replies: 753
Views: 340,280
Posted By fdr

That is proprietary information, not sure TBC...

That is proprietary information, not sure TBC would be dishing that out, but there is reasonableness that comes from renting a MAX sim and doing a QTG flyout. The margins permitted for an approved...
2nd Oct 2022, 03:31
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

The Ukrainians have maintained high morale...

The Ukrainians have maintained high morale throughout this evil act of Russia, and part of that has been from their sense of humor. The only part of the comment by 627 that would be annoying is that...
1st Oct 2022, 20:54
Replies: 10,246
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Posted By fdr

that's worth a PGM or a drone hand grenade at the...

that's worth a PGM or a drone hand grenade at the very least.
1st Oct 2022, 20:53
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Posted By fdr

There is no rational reason to not striking the...

There is no rational reason to not striking the rail bridge. It has gone past its expiry date
1st Oct 2022, 07:41
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Posted By fdr

The UN

Reviewing todays actions at the UN Security Council, I contend that the UN continues to permit Russia to veto an issue that is at their unclean hands.

Article 27 covers procedural matters, and...
1st Oct 2022, 01:44
Replies: 10,246
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Posted By fdr

That are automatically abstained from a vote in...

That are automatically abstained from a vote in the UNSC under Article 27(3) being "a party to" the "dispute". They are not restricted within the UNGA voting on business, unless the UNSC suspends...
1st Oct 2022, 00:52
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

UN action is way overdue, but is potentially...

UN action is way overdue, but is potentially problematic with China, it sure puts them in the spotlight in the next surprise in Taiwan. But, they also need their 95% of trade to continue.

As a...
30th Sep 2022, 20:42
Replies: 10,246
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Posted By fdr

Sorry for the delay, was listening to the...

Sorry for the delay, was listening to the translation of Vlads speech, which caused me to throw up a little, he is hard to swallow. Could be a new vocation for Vlad, at weight watchers.... :}

So,...
30th Sep 2022, 08:57
Replies: 83
Views: 75,840
Posted By fdr

where they are located, they have almost...

where they are located, they have almost negligible effect on stall characteristics. They do alter cruise drag, and depending on the location, they could alter the cruise trim state slightly, but...
30th Sep 2022, 05:23
Replies: 10,246
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Posted By fdr

The rail line at least needs a stern...

The rail line at least needs a stern interdicting, for being naughty; even if the road is avoided for now. Don't mind if the Russians can't take their garbage out, but not being able to bring...
29th Sep 2022, 23:07
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

The Problem with TNW's

If using a TNW is the answer, then the guys(girls... other) are asking the wrong question.

If the question is how to stop something, TNW's don't do that, they demand a response. That response...
29th Sep 2022, 21:28
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

Those areas are all upwind of Russia and Russian...

Those areas are all upwind of Russia and Russian troops, but the radioactive fall out may be manageable, assuming that fuzing of Russian devices actually work. If not, not so good.

Expect to see...
29th Sep 2022, 21:19
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

No cars with loudspeakers lurking around the...

No cars with loudspeakers lurking around the Kremlin? Moscow? St Petersburg Leningrad? What a surprise! Vlad is playing with fire with his client republics who are starting to show signs of...
29th Sep 2022, 21:11
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

Not a brilliant plan Article 5The Parties agree...

Not a brilliant plan
Article 5The Parties agree that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America shall be considered an attack against them all and consequently they agree...
28th Sep 2022, 13:28
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

They can place their underwear on their helmets,...

They can place their underwear on their helmets, hold it up on a stick and hope the Ukranians are not related to people in Izium, Bucha, Mariuopol etc.

Probably worth removing them early for...
28th Sep 2022, 07:22
Replies: 29
Views: 8,274
Posted By fdr

That is pretty unsightly, would want the shades...

That is pretty unsightly, would want the shades down (polarised ) for the pax at all times, unless you are being paid by the competition..

So long as the LE has not been dinged, that isn't much...
28th Sep 2022, 01:08
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

With Barbarossa, Russia was defensive, and...

With Barbarossa, Russia was defensive, and survived long enough to stretch the corporals logistics tail. Thereafter, they built up force capability to allow an effective counter offensive. The supply...
27th Sep 2022, 01:42
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By fdr

Right hand side, just by and below the main wing...

Right hand side, just by and below the main wing trailing edge.
27th Sep 2022, 01:20
Replies: 10,246
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Posted By fdr

500 ton TNT equivalent may not have much of a...

500 ton TNT equivalent may not have much of a bang compared with Tzar Bombs, but it will still lead to a rapid and severe response from the USA and from NATO. That response may not be nuclear in the...
26th Sep 2022, 02:24
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

It's a lot more cost effective to just fill the...

It's a lot more cost effective to just fill the same body bag with sand, and use that, the conscripts can have a much better life on the right side of the argument in Ukraine than they will have in...
26th Sep 2022, 00:58
Replies: 10,246
Views: 8,221,454
Posted By fdr

Winter doesn't stop activities by prepared and...

Winter doesn't stop activities by prepared and trained forces such as Sweden, Finland etc... who have competencies to pass on to Ukraine. But, Russia, continue to think that Winter is your friend,...
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