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8th Oct 2021, 11:00
Replies: 38
Views: 15,667
Posted By Trim Stab

They would not be using sonar. It is a nuclear...

They would not be using sonar. It is a nuclear boat on patrol - they just navigate using onboard IMU and charts. A collision with an uncharted object is always a risk - look up USS San Fransisco...
8th Oct 2021, 09:27
Replies: 27
Views: 18,246
Posted By Trim Stab

Might be same cause as HB-FPZ crash a few years...

Might be same cause as HB-FPZ crash a few years ago.

https://www.bea.aero/docspa/2012/hb-z120824.en/pdf/hb-z120824.en.pdf
22nd Sep 2021, 18:36
Replies: 559
Views: 89,859
Posted By Trim Stab

Argentina has been trying to buy modern subs (and...

Argentina has been trying to buy modern subs (and multirole fighter jets) for many years, but France has always vetoed sales to them out of loyalty to their "ally" the UK...
31st Aug 2021, 19:41
Replies: 13
Views: 5,637
Posted By Trim Stab

Empty Cruise But it was white people (mostly...

Empty Cruise

But it was white people (mostly male) who created SAA. So why would it not be the case that they favoured their own kind? And why it was so successful in its early days - and now a...
19th Aug 2021, 20:04
Replies: 137
Views: 54,723
Posted By Trim Stab

Alex Whittingham; It was around €1.30 just...

Alex Whittingham;

It was around €1.30 just prior to the referendum in 2016…
12th Aug 2021, 18:18
Replies: 137
Views: 54,723
Posted By Trim Stab

Slight thread drift - but are UK ATOs still...

Slight thread drift - but are UK ATOs still allowed to train and examine to EASA licence requirements? Or has their business also been limited by Brexit to UK citizens who want to spend a fortune to...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2021, 17:22
Replies: 95
Views: 14,081
Posted By Trim Stab

If you are a geology graduate a career you could...

If you are a geology graduate a career you could look into is survey flying. Definitely very helpful if you understand what the onboard remote sensing instruments on a survey aircraft do, and can...
20th Jun 2021, 15:41
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By Trim Stab

Alternative to ACU-KWIK

Does anybody know of an alternative data source to ACU-KWIK for up to date information on airport opening hours, fuel availability in Africa?

ACU-KWIK online data accessibility is truly appallinig...
Forum: Tech Log
27th May 2021, 09:42
Replies: 20
Views: 2,733
Posted By Trim Stab

I get the impression you are coming at the...

I get the impression you are coming at the problem from a certification point of view, which is not really the objective of the OP or indeed myself.

In my case I fly a collection of DA42MPPs for...
Forum: Tech Log
25th May 2021, 18:43
Replies: 20
Views: 2,733
Posted By Trim Stab

The OP is flying a light aircraft AFAICR. He is...

The OP is flying a light aircraft AFAICR. He is just trying to emulate the (somewhat imprecise) performance figures derived by the manufacturer test flying program, done eons ago on a brand new...
25th May 2021, 10:01
Replies: 3
Views: 1,883
Posted By Trim Stab

I had a quick look at Windy shortly after the...

I had a quick look at Windy shortly after the crash and it was by no means bad in Kaduna by Nigerian standards. The NAF King Airs routinely fly in far worse. I doubt weather was a major factor.
Forum: Tech Log
25th May 2021, 09:11
Replies: 20
Views: 2,733
Posted By Trim Stab

You can achieve what you want (and very...

You can achieve what you want (and very accurately too) by using multivariate regression, as I suggested in my earlier post.

You need to extract data points from the diagram, then put it into...
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2021, 13:10
Replies: 20
Views: 2,733
Posted By Trim Stab

I fly various survey and ISR aircraft which have...

I fly various survey and ISR aircraft which have non-standard performance due to drag and weight of various sensors and antenna. For planning ferry flights I canít use the FOM performance figures so...
13th May 2021, 21:29
Replies: 14
Views: 3,029
Posted By Trim Stab

Why? They are the same indigenous people. Sub...

Why? They are the same indigenous people. Sub saharan Africans have been on our planet for longer than caucasians so why would brief contact with “french” or “belgian” caucasians change the way they...
13th May 2021, 14:15
Replies: 6
Views: 3,903
Posted By Trim Stab

ORAC - Ah interesting as I seem to remember...

ORAC - Ah interesting as I seem to remember reading something to the contrary elsewhere. I stand corrected.
13th May 2021, 14:09
Replies: 18
Views: 5,536
Posted By Trim Stab

I heard cabin pressure 3000ft at FL450 too

I heard cabin pressure 3000ft at FL450 too
Forum: Rotorheads
13th May 2021, 14:04
Replies: 18
Views: 5,009
Posted By Trim Stab

Were they freefall or static line? FWIW when we...

Were they freefall or static line? FWIW when we used to jump from Chinook back ramp on static line, it was done at low forwards speed I think partly so that the used static lines could be recovered...
12th May 2021, 17:57
Replies: 6
Views: 3,903
Posted By Trim Stab

I always supposed that A would be a non starter...

I always supposed that A would be a non starter due to RAF having no boom refuelling capabilty.

What would the work around be?

It might be easier to get C and flambť it into a land based...
14th Apr 2021, 11:16
Replies: 17
Views: 7,548
Posted By Trim Stab

I count myself as having one of the best jobs in...

I count myself as having one of the best jobs in aviation. Iím a survey pilot which is easily the most interesting sort of civilian flying you can do. No passengers, no hosties, no co-pilot, no...
14th Apr 2021, 09:07
Replies: 56
Views: 13,290
Posted By Trim Stab

Air France will also likely lose a bit of long...

Air France will also likely lose a bit of long haul traffic as travellers from regional France will not be too keen to get TGV/Bus with luggage to CDG or Orly to get a long hauler. Easier just to use...
14th Apr 2021, 08:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,777
Posted By Trim Stab

I fly there often and can confirm they use feet....

I fly there often and can confirm they use feet. Also as above, ATC is very good and helpful. They apply the rulebook very strictly but fairly - no “self positioning for ILS” nonsense which is common...
14th Apr 2021, 08:18
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By Trim Stab

Class 1 renewal - bad limp

I have a lot of pain in left leg bought about (I think) by excessive running. I have had multiple x-rays and MRI scans - but without finding a definite cause. The only issue doctors can find is very...
29th Jun 2020, 21:54
Replies: 136
Views: 45,562
Posted By Trim Stab

Would agree that the abdication of the US from...

Would agree that the abdication of the US from any form of global leadership is another reason Ireland is probably formulating its defence policy very closely with the EU at the moment (or Germany,...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2020, 18:28
Replies: 33
Views: 3,958
Posted By Trim Stab

Africans are totally disinterested in the amazing...

Africans are totally disinterested in the amazing wild life that surrounds them, unless they can either kill it and eat it - or earn money otherwise by manipulating non-African tourists to support...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Jun 2020, 18:15
Replies: 969
Views: 108,560
Posted By Trim Stab

Brexit will only make matters worse. Pre-Brexit...

Brexit will only make matters worse. Pre-Brexit the majority of UK immigration was from EU and of net positive worth, in that they were literate, numerate, and their offspring rapidly assimilated...
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