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Forum: Canada
15th Jul 2019, 08:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,709
Posted By A Squared

Thanks for the replies, folks. I could have...

Thanks for the replies, folks. I could have picked a better example for my question as +TRSA pointed out, my example enters the ADIZ whcih has it's own requirements, separate from ATC, but not...
9th Jul 2019, 06:46
Replies: 159
Views: 32,285
Posted By A Squared

Hey, don't knock it. Paul Moller made a living...

Hey, don't knock it. Paul Moller made a living off of flashy artist's concepts and unrealized performance claims for most of half a century.
8th Jul 2019, 15:21
Replies: 159
Views: 32,285
Posted By A Squared

I get that you REALLY, REALLY don't like the...

I get that you REALLY, REALLY don't like the obvious and valid comparison to helicopters, and you DESPERATELY want to make it go away, because it neatly illustrates the idiocy of this boondoggle. But...
8th Jul 2019, 05:50
Replies: 159
Views: 32,285
Posted By A Squared

The current system wasn't designed for person...

The current system wasn't designed for person carrying quad-copters either. There was a lot of time and effort put into trying to establish commercial helicopter service in the 1970's. It went...
8th Jul 2019, 05:46
Replies: 159
Views: 32,285
Posted By A Squared

Cool, more slick CGI rendering of something that...

Cool, more slick CGI rendering of something that hasn't even been built yet, let alone flown. Reminiscent of the Moller Sky Car. Production was always just around the corner (for 5 decades) ...
6th Jul 2019, 07:18
Replies: 159
Views: 32,285
Posted By A Squared

Yes. This. Isn't it odd that everyone...

Yes. This. Isn't it odd that everyone suddenly starts talking about something else when this is brought up. Innovations and future technology be damned, we have right now, today, devices which...
Forum: Canada
5th Jul 2019, 06:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,709
Posted By A Squared

ATC clearance in Class G Airspace in Canada?

Is it required to receive any kind of clearance from ATC to operate under IFR within Class G Airspace? Is the a requirement to notify ATC of such flight. As a hypothetical example, assume a flight...
5th Jul 2019, 06:20
Replies: 159
Views: 32,285
Posted By A Squared

While nominally true, it is misleading at best....

While nominally true, it is misleading at best. There is a lot of Hydrogen on the planet. Most of it exists as part of a water molecule. Most folks understand that water has exactly zero value as a...
6th May 2019, 21:11
Replies: 463
Views: 895,244
Posted By A Squared

Complete BS. I fly internationally on 4 leg...

Complete BS. I fly internationally on 4 leg itineraries regularly. It is entirely possible to check baggage and have it make all your flights.
6th May 2019, 21:08
Replies: 463
Views: 895,244
Posted By A Squared

It is still fairly common to see those devices in...

It is still fairly common to see those devices in airports. It's pretty uncommon to see them used. The only time I have seen them used in the last decade was by Qantas. I used to fly to Australia...
6th May 2019, 04:15
Replies: 463
Views: 895,244
Posted By A Squared

This. A couple of videos and some few...

This.

A couple of videos and some few sketchy facts are not quite enough to claim that the flight crew performed poorly. Yeah, the landing looks awful, but I have no idea what challenges they were...
6th May 2019, 03:33
Replies: 463
Views: 895,244
Posted By A Squared

Exactly, the transponder codes have been...

Exactly, the transponder codes have been published openly without any restriction for at least 34 years by my direct personal observation (actually longer, that's just how long I personally have been...
5th May 2019, 20:42
Replies: 463
Views: 895,244
Posted By A Squared

Ugh. Not good news, but not surprised. When I...

Ugh. Not good news, but not surprised. When I first saw the video and the reports of all surviving, I thought ... seems unlikely. No satisfaction in seeing that my initial reaction is correct.
5th May 2019, 20:09
Replies: 463
Views: 895,244
Posted By A Squared

Well, it's not that simple. Lightning generates...

Well, it's not that simple. Lightning generates very large currents. I don't know anything about the specific's of the Sukhoi electrical system, but many aircraft electrical systems are single...
Forum: Tech Log
5th May 2019, 19:41
Replies: 21
Views: 6,021
Posted By A Squared

What caused the loss of AA587's vertical...

What caused the loss of AA587's vertical stabilizer was not a full scale rudder deflection, but an abrupt reversal of the rudder from near full scale one direction, changing rapidly to near full...
5th May 2019, 16:51
Replies: 22
Views: 13,325
Posted By A Squared

It is difficult to say what you are confident you...

It is difficult to say what you are confident you are right about, exactly. But my comment was that the system installed in the specific Hercules referenced in slf.au's post is not a MAFFS. I have...
12th Apr 2019, 23:15
Replies: 21
Views: 13,427
Posted By A Squared

So what's your working theory here, that the...

So what's your working theory here, that the articles about the 787's not making the switch as well an the picture of the PFD with the date of 1999 are all fake?
12th Apr 2019, 21:02
Replies: 21
Views: 13,427
Posted By A Squared

Meanwhile my 20+ year old Garmin portable powered...

Meanwhile my 20+ year old Garmin portable powered up with the correct position and date on the morning after the rollover.
6th Apr 2019, 03:49
Replies: 4,447
Views: 1,459,742
Posted By A Squared

Welll, be honest, which would you rather have? ...

Welll, be honest, which would you rather have? A Maserati, or one of those awkward, bulbous things with the crooked wings. ;)
6th Apr 2019, 02:42
Replies: 4,447
Views: 1,459,742
Posted By A Squared

I know they took delivery of one in June of 2018....

I know they took delivery of one in June of 2018. Judging from all the ceremony and such, I assume it was the first one. I have no idea if there have been subsequent deliveries.
Forum: North America
31st Mar 2019, 04:06
Replies: 533
Views: 218,132
Posted By A Squared

Neither is it true that half of the *current*...

Neither is it true that half of the *current* pilot workforce will retire in the next 7.5 years. 2.5 years of retirements have already occurred and been replaced (plus some) in the *current*...
Forum: Freight Dogs
3rd Mar 2019, 19:27
Replies: 37
Views: 20,048
Posted By A Squared

Except an AN-12 won't haul the size load that the...

Except an AN-12 won't haul the size load that the Belfast will. That's really the only reason for even considering trying to operate the Belfast, is to serve that niche of cargo which won't fit in...
24th Feb 2019, 06:04
Replies: 7
Views: 2,204
Posted By A Squared

This is why I only fly in upwinds.

This is why I only fly in upwinds.
20th Feb 2019, 04:58
Replies: 9
Views: 7,786
Posted By A Squared

Is there a "fly safe" actions going on? are the...

Is there a "fly safe" actions going on? are the pilots in contract negotiations?
9th Feb 2019, 16:43
Replies: 44
Views: 47,750
Posted By A Squared

LOL "Hey, I think both engines have flamed out"...

LOL
"Hey, I think both engines have flamed out"

"IDENTIFY"

" Both engines"

*VERIFY"

(pulls both throttles back to flight idle) "Yep, it's both of them"
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