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8th Dec 2020, 09:58
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Posted By hugh flung_dung

The links ^^^ should still be active HFD

The links ^^^ should still be active

HFD
1st Oct 2020, 13:12
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Posted By hugh flung_dung

On reflection, KIngton is on the English side of...

On reflection, KIngton is on the English side of the border so, if they are F15s, then perhaps Trump has formed a diversionary alliance with the fabled viet Taf and the attack is a softening-up...
1st Oct 2020, 12:29
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Posted By hugh flung_dung

Who and what is attacking Kington?

The poor, defenceless, Herefordshire town of Kington has been attacked mercilessly this week (including right now) by what look like F15s(?). NOTAMS have the exercise centre as Bradnor Hill, which is...
28th Sep 2020, 15:58
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Posted By hugh flung_dung

Who was attacking Kington today?

The poor, defenceless, Herefordshire town of Kington was repeatedly "attacked" by fast jets today. The NOTAM simply says "AIR EXER. MULTIPLE FAST JET ACFT WILL CONDUCT HIGH ENERGY MANOEUVRES". They...
21st May 2020, 17:16
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Posted By hugh flung_dung

Sorry about that, it's the common name on this...

Sorry about that, it's the common name on this side of the pond for relaxed loops (pull a bit, relax a bit, pull a bit) - no insult intended. :-)
The CAerobat is not a wonderful aeros machine but...
21st May 2020, 16:22
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Posted By hugh flung_dung

I'm very aware of how to teach aeros and MRTs,...

I'm very aware of how to teach aeros and MRTs, but I believe you were discussing "good steep turns" rather than MRTs. Very few light aircraft have the power to sustain much more than 3g in an MRT...
21st May 2020, 09:08
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Posted By hugh flung_dung

I agree with your "don't do it" message but...

I agree with your "don't do it" message but you've been flying some strange loops and steep turns if the gz is similar. A balanced steep turn with 60 degrees of bank will generate about 2g; loop...
23rd Mar 2020, 14:50
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Views: 3,447
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Whilst teaching aeros in a 'Dog some years ago...

Whilst teaching aeros in a 'Dog some years ago and heading upwards for a stude stall turn right there was a strangled "I'm going to die" noise from my left (I was watching the right wingtip). When I...
6th Mar 2020, 14:55
Replies: 13
Views: 2,174
Posted By hugh flung_dung

I'd heard that too, but this...

I'd heard that too, but this https://www.journalofhospitalinfection.com/article/S0195-6701(20)30046-3/fulltext suggests rather longer. It gives an interesting analysis of viral survival times on...
28th Feb 2020, 21:10
Replies: 22
Views: 12,506
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Discussed here:...

Discussed here: https://www.pprune.org/military-aviation/629671-strange-lights-sky.html
12th Feb 2020, 09:17
Replies: 17
Views: 5,849
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Yes, that would be Starlink...

Yes, that would be Starlink https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX_Starlink. A total of 12,000 satellites have been approved (with a possible extension to 42,000!!!) and, so far, there have been 3...
1st Apr 2019, 10:52
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Posted By hugh flung_dung

This is a fascinating thread but I take issue...

This is a fascinating thread but I take issue with one comment: . I taught aerobatics in light aircraft (such as Bulldog, Cap10, Stearman) for many years and introduced gates from almost the first...
29th Jan 2019, 20:06
Replies: 43
Views: 13,074
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Your wish is my, errr, whatever ...

Your wish is my, errr, whatever
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3rw287l0pucwzj4/Bulldog%20Instructor%20Guide.pdf.pdf?dl=0...
3rd Jul 2018, 11:30
Replies: 36
Views: 6,205
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Wannabe1999...

Wannabe1999 (https://www.pprune.org/members/424377-wannabe1999)
Don't worry about a school not accepting you for theory - they're all businesses so will take money from anyone. The problem is more...
1st Jul 2018, 20:38
Replies: 36
Views: 6,205
Posted By hugh flung_dung

To answer your first question: always draw a...

To answer your first question: always draw a sketch of the situation before you start. By doing this you will know which side the wind is from and whether it's ahead or behind, rather than just...
2nd May 2018, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By hugh flung_dung

The answer to the OP's question comes from...

The answer to the OP's question comes from considering who will own the accident or incident if the trip does not go well - this is the person who signed for the aircraft and that person therefore...
28th Apr 2018, 07:48
Replies: 449
Views: 238,815
Posted By hugh flung_dung

The procedure is identical to cataract surgery,...

The procedure is identical to cataract surgery, which is supposedly the most frequently performed surgery, and replaces the natural lens with a plastic one. Because a plastic lens is rigid there is...
27th Apr 2018, 08:47
Replies: 449
Views: 238,815
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Consider "Clear Lens Exchange" as well as LASIK

I went for CLE a few years ago and would recommend it over LASIK unless you are young (sub-40) and still have many years of being able to accommodate ahead of you. I chose lenses that slightly...
13th Apr 2018, 18:41
Replies: 34
Views: 5,638
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Excellent! I'm envious of what must have been a...

Excellent! I'm envious of what must have been a fun trip.

I did my fair share of dumb things, but it always strikes me as odd that the older we get the more risk averse we become, despite there...
13th Apr 2018, 12:50
Replies: 34
Views: 5,638
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Old,not ...: I think we're in sync, I just didn't...

Old,not ...: I think we're in sync, I just didn't want people to get the idea that MDR was complicated, or that nasty sums were needed, or that they need to understand the 1:60 stuff to use MDR.
...
13th Apr 2018, 10:42
Replies: 34
Views: 5,638
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Gertrude: unfortunately even basic trig...

Gertrude: unfortunately even basic trig frightens-off quite a few studes so, at the PPL level, I think it's best just to get people using the practical guidance. Those who want to derive the MD and...
12th Apr 2018, 18:03
Replies: 34
Views: 5,638
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Rarely...: you're correct, but I learned to do...

Rarely...: you're correct, but I learned to do this before GPS could give you a groundspeed. Given all the other vagaries and inaccuracies TAS is "good enough".

HFD
10th Apr 2018, 18:54
Replies: 34
Views: 5,638
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Ditch the gadgets and learn the following: ...

Ditch the gadgets and learn the following:

maximum drift (MD) angle = windspeed x 60/TAS. MD is calculated during initial planning and written on chart or PLOG.
turn to track, use the DI to...
29th Mar 2018, 10:28
Replies: 47
Views: 9,392
Posted By hugh flung_dung

Could you provide a link? From the FAQs: ...

Could you provide a link?

From the FAQs:
"Q.5. Will the IAA accept my PART-FCL exams if I complete them in another EASA Member State?
A. The IAA will accept a full set of exams completed in one...
10th Feb 2018, 11:27
Replies: 47
Views: 9,392
Posted By hugh flung_dung

BEagle, I don't see how that would work. I'm sure...

BEagle, I don't see how that would work. I'm sure people will recognise the questions rather than their number. We need to accept that, with the internet and social media, it's not possible to keep...
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