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2nd Nov 2020, 23:14
Replies: 48
Views: 30,634
Posted By Smilin_Ed

The only way to make a judgement as to the size...

The only way to make a judgement as to the size of the flying object, whatever it was, is to accurately know the focal length of the lens and the size of the camera's image on the sensor of the...
24th Oct 2020, 16:10
Replies: 101
Views: 27,771
Posted By Smilin_Ed

This is a single engine aircraft so I doubt there...

This is a single engine aircraft so I doubt there is a capability to feather.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2020, 19:22
Replies: 167
Views: 56,345
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Deliberte By Whom?

Deliberate? Who? Let us know.
24th Aug 2020, 18:21
Replies: 23
Views: 16,474
Posted By Smilin_Ed

EASA Signed Off On The MAX

"... do you think that EASA will sign it off if even the slightest doubt exists with regards to its safety?"

Well, they signed off on the MAX didn't they? What a disaster!
22nd Aug 2020, 21:45
Replies: 61
Views: 29,579
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Can you really have too much information? They...

Can you really have too much information? They had the fuel to go around several times. I'd want everything available.
7th Aug 2020, 23:24
Replies: 55
Views: 19,013
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Most passengers do not understand that when they...

Most passengers do not understand that when they get into an airplane, they are entering into a survival situation and if the airlines were to publicize that, the public would go berserk. I have seen...
29th Mar 2020, 22:23
Replies: 18
Views: 12,175
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Patient on oxygen? Potential for this kind of...

Patient on oxygen? Potential for this kind of fire?
27th Jan 2020, 18:22
Replies: 89
Views: 46,981
Posted By Smilin_Ed

"You can bet if an engine failure occurred on...

"You can bet if an engine failure occurred on takeoff they would have raised the gear."

In military test pilot schools, it is taught that you keep the gear down while going through all the other...
14th Jan 2020, 23:59
Replies: 248
Views: 141,459
Posted By Smilin_Ed

"Or just landed overweight and damaged the...

"Or just landed overweight and damaged the aircraft...".

And then burn up the brakes, blow several tires, run off the end of the runway and kill/injure multiple passengers and crew.
9th Jul 2019, 00:06
Replies: 4,656
Views: 4,288,489
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Why Do We Need Pilots Anyway?

Doesn't anyone else find it difficult to understand how a plane can be certified for flight when forces (torque) on the manual trim wheel can be so large that the trim wheel cannot override the...
20th Apr 2018, 10:34
Replies: 459
Views: 455,887
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Not a 'Fighter Pilot' A Naval Aviator

"Fighter Pilot" is a subset of Naval Aviator.
18th Mar 2018, 17:34
Replies: 16
Views: 9,154
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Nuclear Power Industry Too

Following the Three Mile Island disaster, the nuclear power industry turned to pilot training professionals to learn how teach nuclear power operators how to deal with emergencies.
Forum: Tech Log
25th Feb 2018, 10:57
Replies: 62
Views: 14,942
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Developing Skills

How will they ever get those skills?
Forum: Tech Log
21st Feb 2018, 00:11
Replies: 62
Views: 14,942
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Too Slow!

Shouldn't the call be, "TOO SLOW, TOO SLOW, TOO SLOW!
27th Oct 2017, 10:46
Replies: 25
Views: 9,947
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Back to the subject at hand: Could this have been...

Back to the subject at hand: Could this have been a "retaining ring"?
13th Jul 2017, 16:24
Replies: 40
Views: 32,273
Posted By Smilin_Ed

The Best Type of Deflector

The best type is one that deflects stupid people from getting into a dangerous situation. :=
Forum: Tech Log
22nd May 2017, 14:31
Replies: 126
Views: 30,195
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Angle of Attack

All of this seems to point to using Angle of Attack in this situation.
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2016, 17:11
Replies: 36
Views: 8,521
Posted By Smilin_Ed

More on AoA

No, I did not fly the F8U. My primary planes were the A-4 and the EA-6B.

At any given weight, fuselage angle is determined by AoA. If you are too cocked up, the hook will be too low and you can...
Forum: Tech Log
29th Dec 2016, 17:00
Replies: 36
Views: 8,521
Posted By Smilin_Ed

When To Use AoA

The US Navy uses AoA only for setting the optimum speed on landing approach. Why?
Because AoA is highly sensitive at approach speeds but varies hardly at all with speed at cruise. Thus you can get a...
Forum: Tech Log
4th Dec 2016, 20:30
Replies: 10
Views: 4,155
Posted By Smilin_Ed

What a jeap of hunk.

Sort of like an Apple computer.
4th Dec 2016, 20:05
Replies: 41
Views: 25,103
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Bonin In The Right Seat

What if it is Bonin in the right seat?:eek:
Forum: Tech Log
20th Oct 2016, 23:45
Replies: 21
Views: 7,706
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Both PDR1 and Mustafagander have it right. The...

Both PDR1 and Mustafagander have it right. The system that I know best has a tubular capacitor mounted vertically and a flat-plate capacitor at the bottom of the tank where it is always covered by...
Forum: Tech Log
19th Oct 2016, 15:11
Replies: 21
Views: 7,706
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Volume vs Weight

If I were selling fuel, I would want to sell it by weight rather than by volume, i.e. I would be selling energy rather than gallons of liquid. In cold country, I wouldn't want to give away energy...
28th Aug 2016, 23:53
Replies: 79
Views: 61,808
Posted By Smilin_Ed

Not Like AF447

At least he didn't keep pulling, hoping it would start to fly like was done in AF447.:D
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2016, 01:51
Replies: 26
Views: 8,567
Posted By Smilin_Ed

RADAR At Any Frequency

Although most practical radars operate in the higher frequencies, there are radars at many areas in the electromagnetic spectrum ranging from the HF through light (lasers). Engineers use laser range...
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