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Forum: Rotorheads
19th May 2020, 10:16
Replies: 44
Views: 8,892
Posted By homonculus

Cost. Nothing else. As others have said if you...

Cost. Nothing else. As others have said if you cant afford anything better, you buy a Robbie. However, without Robinson many of us would never have afforded to learn and the industry would be smaller...
19th May 2020, 10:09
Replies: 307
Views: 94,537
Posted By homonculus

Mattyj I am sorry we are still suggesting the...

Mattyj I am sorry we are still suggesting the elderly are somehow less important. The reason care homes got infected in the first place varies from country to country, but in NZ the ONE thing they...
16th May 2020, 17:26
Replies: 307
Views: 94,537
Posted By homonculus

No, the incubation period is 5 days, with over...

No, the incubation period is 5 days, with over 85% between 4.5 and 6.5 days



The death rate appears unchanged - lockdown affects the Attack rate. Death rate is 0.5 to 2%, less in the young,...
16th May 2020, 15:49
Replies: 307
Views: 94,537
Posted By homonculus

Epidemiology isnt hard fact, it is modelling with...

Epidemiology isnt hard fact, it is modelling with varying degrees of success. Now we can look back a few months we can see

1 The WHO should have acted to close China's borders in January. There...
14th May 2020, 19:57
Replies: 37
Views: 6,635
Posted By homonculus

An infected person can exhale virus in a droplet,...

An infected person can exhale virus in a droplet, which is large and hyperbaric so heavier than air

or as an aerosol which is simply smaller and hypobaric so it floats on the air

droplets are...
14th May 2020, 19:03
Replies: 37
Views: 6,635
Posted By homonculus

Before I get arrested by Icelanta, may i point...

Before I get arrested by Icelanta, may i point out that all a FFP1 mask achieves is a reduction in droplets FROM the wearer. It doesnt stop aerosols, and after it is wet - which will be far less time...
12th May 2020, 11:05
Replies: 15
Views: 2,508
Posted By homonculus

Rules change tomorrow. The word essential doesnt...

Rules change tomorrow. The word essential doesnt seem to apply. If you fly for sport then it is allowed. If you go for a jog round the destination airfield on arrival it is allowed. If you fly for...
12th May 2020, 10:26
Replies: 24
Views: 3,431
Posted By homonculus

You can now travel as far as you like within...

You can now travel as far as you like within England as long as you maintain social distancing and return home the same day. Boris said 'to open spaces'

So there is no impediment to fly provided...
10th May 2020, 14:51
Replies: 243
Views: 138,558
Posted By homonculus

Who knows if a bioethics professor is qualified...

Who knows if a bioethics professor is qualified to discuss the economy, what will happen with the economy and whether the situation with the New York economy is the same as the UK? You only have to...
9th May 2020, 16:02
Replies: 243
Views: 138,558
Posted By homonculus

Antonov225 sorry to come back but you are wrong....

Antonov225 sorry to come back but you are wrong. The epidemiology is little changed since 1918 and in 1918 the management was hand hygiene, social distancing and masks. Failure to close borders was...
9th May 2020, 14:39
Replies: 243
Views: 138,558
Posted By homonculus

Antonov225 it may well be you that is wrong....

Antonov225 it may well be you that is wrong. There are many similarities with 1918 including the cytokine response. Both were / are epidemics of nosocomial pathogens with much common epidemiology
...
8th May 2020, 09:58
Replies: 635
Views: 523,918
Posted By homonculus

all the evidence is that border controls may...

all the evidence is that border controls may increase and others remain until we have a vaccine. Do please tell us the source of your interesting observation. And who is going to make the portable...
8th May 2020, 09:53
Replies: 570
Views: 518,806
Posted By homonculus

What part of less aviation needs less runway...

What part of less aviation needs less runway capacity does Mr Walsh not understand? He isnt paying for the infrastructure or disruption, at least not unless he uses the extra capacity post 2023 and...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th May 2020, 14:27
Replies: 40
Views: 7,961
Posted By homonculus

Sorry, I totally disagree. A proper 'Chinese...

Sorry, I totally disagree. A proper 'Chinese Wall' means the flight crew have no medical information and the medical crew no met or other flight information. The moment the wall is breached the crew...
6th May 2020, 11:32
Replies: 570
Views: 518,806
Posted By homonculus

Interestingly enough there is growing evidence,...

Interestingly enough there is growing evidence, albeit anecdotal, that the opposite is the case. When epidemiologists and others in healthcare have been asked to advise they have too often said "well...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th May 2020, 12:21
Replies: 1,529
Views: 1,603,760
Posted By homonculus

Crab shows how to make a point with panache and...

Crab shows how to make a point with panache and style

Nomorehelosforme shows how to make the same point but to be offensive
28th Apr 2020, 17:51
Replies: 635
Views: 523,918
Posted By homonculus

Philadelphia went ahead with the parade, St Louis...

Philadelphia went ahead with the parade, St Louis cancelled it. Afterwards the Medical Officers compared the death rate in the two cities in a medical journal, concluding the parade was the sole...
28th Apr 2020, 14:51
Replies: 635
Views: 523,918
Posted By homonculus

There are at least seven vaccines being tested on...

There are at least seven vaccines being tested on humans or about to be, all from reputable labs with good track records. There is I agree no guarantee but the track record suggests that about 2 will...
28th Apr 2020, 12:10
Replies: 635
Views: 523,918
Posted By homonculus

A year ago if people had suggested taking...

A year ago if people had suggested taking affirmative action to kill 500,000 British citizens, they would have been sent to the funny farm. And that is the issue. It isnt the guy in the street nor...
26th Apr 2020, 10:32
Replies: 30
Views: 14,076
Posted By homonculus

We should have closed the borders many months ago...

We should have closed the borders many months ago but the UK Government did too little too late and played with 'herd immunity' ie doing nothing. Imperial College provided their calculations on 1...
23rd Apr 2020, 15:27
Replies: 30
Views: 2,281
Posted By homonculus

A and C please read my earlier posts. I agree it...

A and C please read my earlier posts. I agree it is legal for a commercial pilot to be paid to collect your aircraft. But not for you to fly it, because 6.2(f) applies to the person doing the work,...
23rd Apr 2020, 14:24
Replies: 30
Views: 2,281
Posted By homonculus

A and C - you dont seem to appreciate that...

A and C - you dont seem to appreciate that getting your recreational toy serviced is not essential. Nor is it a 'legal requirement' unless you want to play with it.

The 'Aviation legislation' ...
21st Apr 2020, 18:28
Replies: 30
Views: 2,281
Posted By homonculus

Please do tell me where the Health Protection...

Please do tell me where the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 - ie the law - allow you to

They dont. Section 6 sets down specific reasons you can leave the...
21st Apr 2020, 13:47
Replies: 30
Views: 2,281
Posted By homonculus

Unless you use the aircraft for work, or the...

Unless you use the aircraft for work, or the aircraft is used for permitted activities or you have a commercial license and were paid for the ferry flight, it may be OK with the CAA but is illegal...
20th Apr 2020, 15:41
Replies: 30
Views: 2,281
Posted By homonculus

Jim59: There is an automatic extension for MOTs...

Jim59: There is an automatic extension for MOTs until November so clearly you are not expected to drive to an MOT. Garages need to stay open to keep the cars of essential workers going (section 6 2 f...
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