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21st Sep 2019, 19:07
Replies: 106
Views: 25,542
Posted By olandese_volante

Most likely alternating between the two, at 50...

Most likely alternating between the two, at 50 cycles per second.
27th May 2019, 08:58
Replies: 12
Views: 7,152
Posted By olandese_volante

Reliable sources tell us the 'merkins have been...

Reliable sources tell us the 'merkins have been at it for quite a while:
* Backdoored Cisco routers
* Belgacom hack
* and so on and so forth...
17th May 2019, 02:08
Replies: 8
Views: 6,289
Posted By olandese_volante

Lighting artifact. If you look at the third /...

Lighting artifact.
If you look at the third / last photograph you see what looks like a large reddish stain on the tarmac. Likely not related to the incident, but its diffuse reflection on the white...
13th Jun 2017, 20:10
Replies: 52
Views: 21,854
Posted By olandese_volante

You mean, they weren't knee walking drunk and...

You mean, they weren't knee walking drunk and obnoxiously loud like a proper British passenger oughta be?
13th Jun 2017, 19:54
Replies: 52
Views: 21,854
Posted By olandese_volante

The hijackers of Ethiopian 961 hardly knew what...

The hijackers of Ethiopian 961 hardly knew what they were doing. They were untrained and out of their heads. The fact that they managed to hijack the plane is only due to the fact that a hijack was...
13th Jun 2017, 19:25
Replies: 52
Views: 21,854
Posted By olandese_volante

No, they did not. On AA11 (for example) the...

No, they did not.
On AA11 (for example) the five hijackers booked their tickets separately and their seats were on three different rows in business and first class. Only two of the five were...
13th Jun 2017, 15:58
Replies: 52
Views: 21,854
Posted By olandese_volante

As far as "bomb jokes at checkpoints" go, the...

As far as "bomb jokes at checkpoints" go, the reason you'll get pulled out and held for "special treatment" is not that you might be a terrorist. It's because the security personnel perceives bomb...
11th Jun 2017, 23:06
Replies: 52
Views: 21,854
Posted By olandese_volante

This is what you get when deciding whether or not...

This is what you get when deciding whether or not some random guy might be a "terrorist" is left to the average Daily Mail reader.
25th Dec 2016, 07:16
Replies: 486
Views: 535,100
Posted By olandese_volante

If Da'esh PR read PPRUNE, they'll be busy editing...

If Da'esh PR read PPRUNE, they'll be busy editing the claim video right this moment ;)

Grauniad has this:

and I wouldn't be surprised.
The '154 apparently has a reputation of being a reliable...
16th Dec 2016, 22:27
Replies: 107
Views: 37,705
Posted By olandese_volante

Deliberately flying a plane into a mountainside...

Deliberately flying a plane into a mountainside is madness. Fiddling the Libor rate (and making substantial amounts of dosh in the process) is merely an expression of greed, which is a lot more...
26th Oct 2016, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 5,635
Posted By olandese_volante

@ PZ This might be what you're looking for: ...

@ PZ
This might be what you're looking for:
https://youtu.be/pty3a-VQojw

EDIT: not quite, but close
18th Oct 2016, 11:11
Replies: 72
Views: 35,020
Posted By olandese_volante

Samsung is now setting up booths at airports...

Samsung is now setting up booths at airports (https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/18/samsung-airport-booths-passengers-galaxy-note-7-phones) where travellers "stuck" with the Note 7 can...
5th Oct 2016, 23:08
Replies: 121
Views: 444,314
Posted By olandese_volante

They can't. For the simple reason that admitting...

They can't. For the simple reason that admitting the c***-up would implicate the presence in the conflict of Russian equipment (the rebels don't have Buks of their own) and personnel as well, which...
5th Oct 2016, 22:31
Replies: 72
Views: 35,020
Posted By olandese_volante

Forcefully bending or crushing the device will...

Forcefully bending or crushing the device will most likely cause enough damage to the battery to persuade it to short out and catch fire. No complex manipulation or computer skills required....
3rd Oct 2016, 20:14
Replies: 43
Views: 19,424
Posted By olandese_volante

@AndoniP, Halon has been banned globally...

@AndoniP,

Halon has been banned globally because it makes holes in the ozone layer, while FM200 (which is also an haloalkane and works in the same way as Halon to extinguish fires) does not....
3rd Oct 2016, 14:52
Replies: 43
Views: 19,424
Posted By olandese_volante

At high temperatures, halons decompose to release...

At high temperatures, halons decompose to release halogen atoms that combine readily with active hydrogen atoms, quenching flame propagation reactions even when adequate fuel, oxygen, and heat...
25th Sep 2016, 01:42
Replies: 72
Views: 35,020
Posted By olandese_volante

Lithium being an alkali metal can react with...

Lithium being an alkali metal can react with water to form hydrogen gas (which is explosive in air) as follows:

2 Li + 2 H2O -> 2 Li+ + 2 OH- + H2

However, apart from Li being the least...
21st Sep 2016, 23:38
Replies: 76
Views: 40,049
Posted By olandese_volante

Batteries, unlikely. But hydrazine is known to be...

Batteries, unlikely. But hydrazine is known to be used as fuel for compact, non-air-breathing turbine APUs.
Forum: Freight Dogs
20th Aug 2016, 20:54
Replies: 356
Views: 155,081
Posted By olandese_volante

1) 30% efficiency for solar cells in practical...

1) 30% efficiency for solar cells in practical applications is a bit of a stretch, I'd settle for half that.
2) Electric motors are lighter than diesels of equal power output, but at least some...
Forum: Freight Dogs
20th Aug 2016, 18:27
Replies: 356
Views: 155,081
Posted By olandese_volante

Whether we like it or not, it is likely that...

Whether we like it or not, it is likely that someday in the not-too-far future we're going to have to cut back on the Jet A-1.
Airships, with their large surface area, are a good candidate for...
22nd Aug 2015, 23:38
Replies: 22
Views: 13,943
Posted By olandese_volante

Almost certainly the CL415. Extremely sturdy...

Almost certainly the CL415.

Extremely sturdy and very docile planes they are. They can manoeuver at 70-75kts without stalling.

A few of their piston-engined predecessors (the 215) used to be...
31st Jul 2015, 18:22
Replies: 358
Views: 217,263
Posted By olandese_volante

Bushes rather than trees, and not that intact...

Bushes rather than trees, and not that intact really, if you look at the video about 1:30 you can clearly see a trail of something having ploughed through, right on the extended runway centerline,...
20th Jul 2015, 11:05
Replies: 20
Views: 9,549
Posted By olandese_volante

If the engine comes off clean, maybe yes. But...

If the engine comes off clean, maybe yes. But usually they don't, and cause severe damage to the airframe in the process, see El Al 1862 as a textbook example.
17th Jul 2015, 00:48
Replies: 1,644
Views: 2,041,282
Posted By olandese_volante

New video footage popped up

Apparently, as yet unpublished video footage appears to show the immediate aftermath of the downing of MH17, with separatist militia looking for the Antonov they thought they shot down.

Australian...
Replies: 384
Views: 294,561
Posted By olandese_volante

Apparently for smoke training they use the same...

Apparently for smoke training they use the same type of smoke generators as those used in entertainment venues and stage effects.
These use a mixture of water and glycol or glycerine, colloquially...
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