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25th Oct 2020, 00:31
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Some factors also adding to a wing drop are P...

Some factors also adding to a wing drop are P factor, slipstream and gyroscopic effects at low airspeed....the warrior is ancient so it's not required to meet current FARs. Although I'm not entirely...
24th Oct 2020, 15:36
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Views: 4,447
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

it's certified under a different and older...

it's certified under a different and older certification so it's not obliged to meet new requirements. Archers have very benign stall characteristics in comparison to Warriors..but Never, ever spin...
23rd Oct 2020, 00:18
Replies: 22
Views: 4,083
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Touch and goes, well I don't think they should be...

Touch and goes, well I don't think they should be forbidden until after a certain number of full stops.

You do a full stop at my base airport and want to line up again you will burn so much fuel...
22nd Oct 2020, 13:01
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Views: 4,083
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Go around power, go around attitude, go around...

Go around power, go around attitude, go around flaps (if applicable) gear up (if applicable and prudent) with positive climb...
22nd Oct 2020, 08:17
Replies: 22
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Posted By Pugilistic Animus

The Airplane Flying Handbook is great, lots of...

The Airplane Flying Handbook is great, lots of plagiarism though, particularly from Hurt and Davies
20th Oct 2020, 18:39
Replies: 17
Views: 3,162
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Thank you very much F-16Guy.... it's true that...

Thank you very much F-16Guy.... it's true that you can learn something new everyday
20th Oct 2020, 12:55
Replies: 17
Views: 3,162
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Djpil, What is "rolling G"?

Djpil, What is "rolling G"?
19th Oct 2020, 15:28
19th Oct 2020, 15:10
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

I've never heard of RDX based C4 undergoing...

I've never heard of RDX based C4 undergoing degeneration, ie producing brown fumes
I wish that I could have done PETN but if I ordered the reagents for it... someone would have gotten suspicious
I...
19th Oct 2020, 01:30
Replies: 15
Views: 2,121
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Knife edge flight works because the fuselage...

Knife edge flight works because the fuselage itself is an airfoil at 90 degrees but the wings produce no lift.

If you want to know how much 'g' per bank angle it's 1/Cos (phi) or sec (phi), with...
18th Oct 2020, 10:57
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

See, Dr. Tenny Lombard Davis " The Chemistry of...

See, Dr. Tenny Lombard Davis " The Chemistry of Powder and Explosives"Professor Emeritus of Organic Chemistry, MIT
18th Oct 2020, 07:59
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Well in the case of fuze vs fuse, a fuse is the...

Well in the case of fuze vs fuse, a fuse is the part of the the primary ignition source and the first part of a powder train...like.... fuse... blasting cap or fuse.... bursting charge. A Fuze is the...
18th Oct 2020, 07:46
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Posted By Pugilistic Animus

TNT has a fairly low melting point and that's is...

TNT has a fairly low melting point and that's is the reason why it was so popular. Because it can be poured into shells and other ordnance. Melting TNT is safe RDX however has a relatively high...
18th Oct 2020, 05:54
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

I think that I have a pretty long fuse because I...

I think that I have a pretty long fuse because I am a firework :}
17th Oct 2020, 21:47
Replies: 89
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Posted By Pugilistic Animus

The assembly of the detonation powder train of a...

The assembly of the detonation powder train of a bomb is called a "fuze".

Cool mechanism as a timing device, the lolipop



​​​​​Sorry for pedantry
16th Oct 2020, 16:11
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

I love the details of the fuze and bomb body, I...

I love the details of the fuze and bomb body, I would love to see one in action live just not too close
16th Oct 2020, 01:06
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

TNT and RDX are very stable explosives.

TNT and RDX are very stable explosives.
15th Oct 2020, 19:11
Replies: 21
Views: 2,799
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Just to add, crack the door open to prevent the...

Just to add, crack the door open to prevent the impact from jamming the door shut.

This is a very good thread, here in the practice airspace the beach is very close and would make an ideal landing...
14th Oct 2020, 08:10
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

I've been making things go bang since I was 15......

I've been making things go bang since I was 15... especially my beloved fireworks... I've synthesized TNT, Trintro aniline ( tetryl) Ethylene glycol dinitrate, And trinitrophenol (picric acid) don't...
14th Oct 2020, 08:03
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Sorry, didn't see your post at first

Sorry, didn't see your post at first
14th Oct 2020, 07:48
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

I forgot that one, Al powder increases the heat...

I forgot that one, Al powder increases the heat of reaction thereby increasing blast wave pressure... it's also used in flash powder for creating huge booms that everyone loves during a fireworks...
14th Oct 2020, 06:19
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

I just looked up Torpex it's a mix of RDX...

I just looked up Torpex it's a mix of RDX (cyclotrimethylaminetrinitramine) and TNT
'Research Department eXplosive' or Royal Demolition Explosive
14th Oct 2020, 04:00
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Just as a side note I have a BS in chemistry and...

Just as a side note I have a BS in chemistry and other topics, just so that I could understand fireworks and explosives, in greater detail.

In HEX there is a pressure gradient,as gas expansion...
14th Oct 2020, 03:46
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Back then TNT or Tetryl

Back then TNT or Tetryl
14th Oct 2020, 02:00
Replies: 89
Views: 21,136
Posted By Pugilistic Animus

Exactly like you said Megan...you got it right!

Exactly like you said Megan...you got it right!
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