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Forum: Tech Log
7th Apr 2019, 20:39
Forum: Tech Log
7th Apr 2019, 20:36
Replies: 16
Views: 3,076
Posted By ethicalconundrum

TAWS vs MCAS. An engineering adaptation in philosphy?

TAWS developed to counteract CFIT. I am a private pilot, and engineer(not aero). At the time of development, the TAWS systems out there would provide Warning, and with later advancements, advice on...
Forum: Rotorheads
4th Dec 2018, 19:36
Replies: 1,173
Views: 528,539
Posted By ethicalconundrum

The scientific name is 'tribology'. It studies...

The scientific name is 'tribology'. It studies lubricants, and effectiveness. If there is a failure of a lubricant, the examination of the fluid(grease) and contaminants may point to a specific...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Nov 2018, 03:30
Replies: 19,368
Views: 2,747,306
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Originally, and correctly senators were never...

Originally, and correctly senators were never intended to be elected. Due to another failing of our beltway bandits, we now have direct elections of senators. Also, the HR members were originally to...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2018, 20:18
Replies: 19,368
Views: 2,747,306
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Man, I hope you're right. People will stop...

Man, I hope you're right. People will stop borrowing our currency, people will stop trying to break into our drainage 'country'. Other nations will stop trying to steal our technology, and mass media...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2018, 20:13
Replies: 19,368
Views: 2,747,306
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Pretty sure I've been way more places than you,...

Pretty sure I've been way more places than you, there whippersnapper. Not just that, but done more things than you've even considered. But - meh. The US was never, and is not now mob rule. So, go...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2018, 14:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Because we sell and buy a lot of comms gear from...

Because we sell and buy a lot of comms gear from China Mobile ltd. There are no services provided in the US by China Mobile.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2018, 13:35
Replies: 19,368
Views: 2,747,306
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Well, since the US is a republic, and for the...

Well, since the US is a republic, and for the federal bench judges are appointed and reviewed by senate, I guess making a mockery of democracy is part of the system.

Should the US change it's form...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2018, 03:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By ethicalconundrum

I don't know if this will scare you, or placate...

I don't know if this will scare you, or placate you but this kind of stuff happens all the time with BGP routes. Some of it is intentional, some of it is accidental. Some of it we never really know....
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2018, 20:40
Replies: 117
Views: 5,320
Posted By ethicalconundrum

I doubt, and I sincerely hope that the NRA...

I doubt, and I sincerely hope that the NRA licensed gun range will decline. If you do ask, do it at the end of your training, because if you go in asking for that from the start, I think you may be...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2018, 20:36
Replies: 117
Views: 5,320
Posted By ethicalconundrum

There was at least 10 years between the surrender...

There was at least 10 years between the surrender of Lord Cornwallis, and the writing of the Bill of Rights in 1791. By then, the republic was well established, and the last redcoat had been returned...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2018, 20:03
Replies: 117
Views: 5,320
Posted By ethicalconundrum

It's complex to answer. I'm not trying to be coy,...

It's complex to answer. I'm not trying to be coy, but the answer lies in varied and historical perspective. The 'fault' if one wants to know exactly lies in the form of govt we have chosen. As a...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2018, 19:24
Replies: 19,368
Views: 2,747,306
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Election was a mixed bag. Those seats gained in...

Election was a mixed bag. Those seats gained in the HR were in locations where once again the Dems outspent the rivals by wide margins. Look at TX 7th district where the Rep incumbent was defeated....
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2018, 19:11
Replies: 117
Views: 5,320
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Well, I'm glad to see that my missive was so well...

Well, I'm glad to see that my missive was so well received. I really like it when rational, thoughtful, and cogent contra-commentary is offered. (that's sarcasm, if it didn't come out in the wash)...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Nov 2018, 15:08
Replies: 117
Views: 5,320
Posted By ethicalconundrum

First, my 'feelings' are reserved for the wife,...

First, my 'feelings' are reserved for the wife, kids, and dog, Snickers. But, I will share with you my thoughts on the 'truths' that 'need' to be told. We have elections. Those elections choose a...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Nov 2018, 04:22
Replies: 78
Views: 11,182
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Hmmm, a mayday call would generally rule out a...

Hmmm, a mayday call would generally rule out a CFIT, unless it were very brief and disorientation to the point of loss of control. However that would preclude a 'no one is to blame'.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2018, 00:38
Replies: 99
Views: 6,045
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Ancillary to the theme of this thread. There was...

Ancillary to the theme of this thread. There was a company a while back which compensated coders by the # of lines of code produced. It didn't take long for simple and elegant code to turn real ugly.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2018, 00:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,664
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Well, having a divorce is likely to have a pretty...

Well, having a divorce is likely to have a pretty nasty affect on one of the debtors anyway. At some point, one needs to decide how much the credit-worthiness is worth. At 38,000 Sterling, I might...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 23:35
Replies: 78
Views: 11,182
Posted By ethicalconundrum

We(I) didn't think it added stability so much as...

We(I) didn't think it added stability so much as added a poor mans autopilot for short time while we were busy delivering our 'payload', or otherwise busy trying to find stuff that was after us. For...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 21:26
Replies: 78
Views: 11,182
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Er, mine had them in a Bonanza certified...

Er, mine had them in a Bonanza certified 2/21/1949. Seems my dog is older than your dog. Anyway, the FAA did away with that mess.
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Nov 2018, 20:52
Replies: 78
Views: 11,182
Posted By ethicalconundrum

That job hit HARD. I"m guessing this is going to...

That job hit HARD. I"m guessing this is going to be CFIT, but of course - just a guess like many others. There was a CFIT out north of the PHX area a while back at night, I can't recall the details...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Nov 2018, 19:12
Replies: 19,368
Views: 2,747,306
Posted By ethicalconundrum

The cash bail system in the US is undergoing...

The cash bail system in the US is undergoing radical changes. Many counties and some state courts are going to almost complete RoR, with no cash bail except for serious felonies. It's turning into a...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Nov 2018, 19:05
Replies: 26
Views: 1,664
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Simple answer: Put the keys to the flat in an...

Simple answer: Put the keys to the flat in an envelope with a letter stating: Joint owners; John Smith and Jane Smith hereby give all interest in the property described as (legal description here) to...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Nov 2018, 14:48
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
Posted By ethicalconundrum

Y'all need a 12 year old girl. Now here, get...

Y'all need a 12 year old girl.

Now here, get your head out of the gutter. Most EU cars have a tight fit to the back of the lamp lens. Sometimes a VERY tight fit. However, there's usually a youtube...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Nov 2018, 14:37
Replies: 19,368
Views: 2,747,306
Posted By ethicalconundrum

I don't believe a private att gen is allowed to...

I don't believe a private att gen is allowed to proceed with a criminal indictment. My exposure was long ago, but if memory serves, it is only a civil case for advancement of a civil rights...
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