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Forum: Tech Log
21st Oct 2008, 15:10
Replies: 82
Views: 7,218
Posted By Dick Whittingham

Karl Popper has pointed out that the more...

Karl Popper has pointed out that the more information a statement contains the less likely is it to be true. The statement " If the aircraft is in motion and pitches there is..an acceleration" is a...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Oct 2008, 18:27
Replies: 82
Views: 7,218
Posted By Dick Whittingham

Rainboe - you're blathering Dick

Rainboe - you're blathering

Dick
Forum: Tech Log
18th Oct 2008, 17:07
Replies: 82
Views: 7,218
Posted By Dick Whittingham

Rainboe, does your dangly g meter read 1 positve...

Rainboe, does your dangly g meter read 1 positve g in all steady flight angles up to the vertical? And does it read 1 positive g in inverted flight? And what does it read on acceleration on takeoff...
Forum: Tech Log
18th Oct 2008, 10:33
Replies: 82
Views: 7,218
Posted By Dick Whittingham

Here's one more misconception. An aircraft G...

Here's one more misconception. An aircraft G meter measures CN, the coefficient of normal acceleration. "Normal" means on the aircraft normal axis. In a steady climb although the aircraft is...
Forum: Tech Log
17th Oct 2008, 20:20
Replies: 82
Views: 7,218
Posted By Dick Whittingham

Hi Keith, I'll leave it to Christian to...

Hi Keith,

I'll leave it to Christian to answer your question!

Dick
Forum: Tech Log
17th Oct 2008, 18:29
Replies: 82
Views: 7,218
Posted By Dick Whittingham

Answer 1: Lift and drag in a climb are less than...

Answer 1: Lift and drag in a climb are less than in level flight at the same speed.

Answer 2: Yes, with qualifications. The normal drag curves are for level flight and therefore based on one...
Forum: Tech Log
16th Oct 2008, 16:07
Replies: 82
Views: 7,218
Posted By Dick Whittingham

Dunno what happens in real life but thr theory...

Dunno what happens in real life but thr theory says that in a steady climb lift is less than in level flight - Wcos(climb angle) instead of W. Thrust is up, at Wsin(Climb angle) plus drag. Drag is...
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