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Forum: Questions
17th Apr 2019, 19:07
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By Armchairflyer

Asaf Degani and Earl Wiener are the two names I...

Asaf Degani and Earl Wiener are the two names I associate with research on checklist design and layout. Simply googling "degani wiener checklist design" should give you some quite useful and...
3rd Feb 2019, 21:49
Replies: 39
Views: 7,983
Posted By Armchairflyer

Know a chap at my airfield who has his PPL for...

Know a chap at my airfield who has his PPL for several years now and regularly does just this (on his own), rarely going beyond visual distance from the airfield. As already observed in previous...
31st Oct 2018, 22:49
Replies: 83
Views: 7,934
Posted By Armchairflyer

Pejoratively labeling all arguments by Crash One...

Pejoratively labeling all arguments by Crash One as sexist strikes me as somewhat OTT. Are the thoughts of this accomplished female soldier...
26th Oct 2018, 11:59
Replies: 83
Views: 7,934
Posted By Armchairflyer

That women are less likely to (want to) fly an...

That women are less likely to (want to) fly an aircraft than men is neither misogynist nor sexist but a simple observation and can be explained by quite authoritative evidence on sex differences...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2018, 15:09
Replies: 40
Views: 4,360
Posted By Armchairflyer

To be fair, there are a lot of journals with good...

To be fair, there are a lot of journals with good methodological standards in the social sciences, too. But they don't pursue any political agenda.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Sep 2018, 22:12
Replies: 167
Views: 11,529
Posted By Armchairflyer

28th Jul 2018, 19:22
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Armchairflyer

Smile One more adapter adopter here to use my FW GA...

One more adapter adopter here to use my FW GA headset (simple DC H20-10) for an occasional dual rotary session. Works fine IMHO; didn't even know until now that there are special helicopter headsets.
Replies: 22
Views: 2,122
Posted By Armchairflyer

Another text I can recommend is available online:...

Another text I can recommend is available online: "See how it flies" (https://www.av8n.com/how/)
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2017, 10:05
Replies: 106
Views: 10,055
Posted By Armchairflyer

True, but likewise you could replace "British"...

True, but likewise you could replace "British" with any other nationality.
16th Oct 2017, 20:02
Replies: 7
Views: 2,008
Posted By Armchairflyer

Prepar3D (https://www.prepar3d.com/) MS Flight...

Prepar3D (https://www.prepar3d.com/)
MS Flight Sim X (e.g., http://store.steampowered.com/app/314160/Microsoft_Flight_Simulator_X_Steam_Edition/)
X-Plane (X-Plane 11 is Here | More Powerful. Made...
10th Oct 2017, 15:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,465
Posted By Armchairflyer

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linate_Airport_disas...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linate_Airport_disaster, another case in point.
25th Aug 2017, 20:48
Replies: 201
Views: 34,019
Posted By Armchairflyer

Point taken, but I dare say that despite...

Point taken, but I dare say that despite accidents and reckless driving being more important topics than driver outfit, the idea of wearing a race suit with sponsor decals when taking to the road in...
24th Aug 2017, 18:02
Replies: 201
Views: 34,019
Posted By Armchairflyer

Of course, but it's everyone else's prerogative...

Of course, but it's everyone else's prerogative to find gold bars or flying suits with "squadron insignia" etc. ridiculous in a PPL/club flying context.
17th Aug 2017, 15:05
Replies: 305
Views: 105,578
Posted By Armchairflyer

Why would there be a need to do anything about it...

Why would there be a need to do anything about it in the first place? Pilotchute's statement "There just aren't the numbers of women interested to make it a 50/50 split. Nothing to do with ability,...
10th Aug 2017, 22:51
Replies: 11
Views: 2,071
Posted By Armchairflyer

Not EASA, not hangar-specific, but maybe useful...

Not EASA, not hangar-specific, but maybe useful anyway? BTW, it appears that there are no definite temperature limits for the work environment.
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2nd Aug 2017, 22:24
Replies: 113
Views: 23,810
Posted By Armchairflyer

From the comfortable position in front of my PC...

From the comfortable position in front of my PC screen, I am not sure whether I endorse the "sod everyone else" perspective, but I feel that there is a lot of benefit of hindsight here -- even...
16th Jul 2017, 20:52
Replies: 28
Views: 10,823
Posted By Armchairflyer

All the best and a speedy recovery.

All the best and a speedy recovery.
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Jul 2017, 19:14
Replies: 156
Views: 58,443
Posted By Armchairflyer

Not my personal account (no IFR rating),...

Not my personal account (no IFR rating), butKrasnar, H. Flying helicopters. A companion to the PPL(H), p. 134f.
21st Jun 2017, 23:30
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By Armchairflyer

This one looks good

Foushee et al. 1986 (https://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=19870003689)
20th Jun 2017, 22:01
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By Armchairflyer

I suppose this source list...

I suppose this source list (http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA096552) is a bit too old to contain the mentioned study :-?
19th Apr 2017, 12:58
Replies: 46
Views: 6,512
Posted By Armchairflyer

Complete agreement, and just as I did not assume...

Complete agreement, and just as I did not assume before my first PPL lesson that my MSFS hours would make me a better pilot, I do not believe so now either -- they just made me a pilot in the first...
18th Apr 2017, 16:24
Replies: 46
Views: 6,512
Posted By Armchairflyer

Glad to be corrected, but I would add Swiss...

Glad to be corrected, but I would add Swiss airports to the list of eligible "field" sources regarding correct (English) ICAO phraseology, and there are several available on liveatc.net...
Forum: Cabin Crew
16th Jan 2017, 17:06
Replies: 51
Views: 13,260
Posted By Armchairflyer

The "culture" of this airline apparently stands...

The "culture" of this airline apparently stands out enough to even make it into scholarly articles: http://preview.tinyurl.com/h9x448d, table 3 (p. 91).
29th Nov 2016, 14:59
Replies: 15
Views: 2,362
Posted By Armchairflyer

Indeed, RRPM is life as some rotary pilots put...

Indeed, RRPM is life as some rotary pilots put it. And apart from the risk of excessive flapping, stick forward tends to reduce RRPM in helicopters, too (and vice versa), so another instance where a...
28th Nov 2016, 13:29
Replies: 15
Views: 2,362
Posted By Armchairflyer

No autogyro experience here, but some dual...

No autogyro experience here, but some dual helicopter hours including reading up on how these things fly, hover, and crash. In fixed-wing aircraft, unloading the wing ("stick forward") often gets you...
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