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4th Jun 2021, 14:27
Replies: 93
Views: 15,608
Posted By FakePilot

Aren't the Chinese building a Royal Navy every...

Aren't the Chinese building a Royal Navy every year now?
5th May 2021, 19:14
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By FakePilot

Some people mistakenly call it NASA, without...

Some people mistakenly call it NASA, without realizing the severe damage to the advancement of human space travel it's caused. It's a combination of the hubris of the moon landing and the promotional...
4th May 2021, 19:04
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By FakePilot

Good. Maybe they'll show NAA how its done. The...

Good. Maybe they'll show NAA how its done. The agency whose's motto is "Naa can't do it". Sorry, I grew up with lots of managers and engineers from our (US) aerospace industry. Did you know every...
4th May 2021, 18:42
Replies: 40
Views: 5,814
Posted By FakePilot

It occurred to me it might balance very...

It occurred to me it might balance very naturally. Which ever direction you pitch in it's natural to put your hands out. Wonder if it works that way.
4th May 2021, 18:37
Replies: 30
Views: 8,198
Posted By FakePilot

The thing that always struck me as super ironic...

The thing that always struck me as super ironic is he died when his helicopter ran out of fuel doing news coverage.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Feb 2021, 13:47
Replies: 163
Views: 18,257
Posted By FakePilot

The brake system I'm talking about is in addition...

The brake system I'm talking about is in addition to "4wd" drive. I've had both wheels on one side in the mud spinning but thanks to the clappers the wheels still on the road were able to turn.
I'd...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2021, 13:35
Replies: 163
Views: 18,257
Posted By FakePilot

Yeah, I was dreaming about my futuristic 4x4...

Yeah, I was dreaming about my futuristic 4x4 there. Electric cars today get around the heavy wheel by having the motors inside with driveshaft/axles. I believe the Prius has a front and rear motor -...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Feb 2021, 13:24
Replies: 163
Views: 18,257
Posted By FakePilot

And locking differentials, yes. Although the...

And locking differentials, yes. Although the brake clappers work pretty well. When one side spins, the computer applyes the brake to that side to force the other to turn.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Feb 2021, 18:57
Replies: 163
Views: 18,257
Posted By FakePilot

I'd also like to mention that I'd like an...

I'd also like to mention that I'd like an electric SUV because of all the traction benefits it has. I do remember toy RC cars - if you connected reverse to short the motor, you got anti lock braking...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Feb 2021, 18:50
Replies: 163
Views: 18,257
Posted By FakePilot

And that's the extremely optimistic usage...

And that's the extremely optimistic usage scenario. I'm assuming a flat desert highway with no hills too, right? I mean, it's close for this scenario. A Telsa Long Range goes 353 miles on 82kwh. So...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Feb 2021, 06:00
Replies: 163
Views: 18,257
Posted By FakePilot

A horsepower is 750 watts. A 4x6 solar panel is...

A horsepower is 750 watts. A 4x6 solar panel is 300 watts optimal.
17th Dec 2020, 18:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By FakePilot

My Dad was conscripted labor at Messerschmit, curious ...

Growing up my Dad (now deceased) told me how as a young Ukrainian he was conscripted to work at Messerschmitt. He would have been about 16-18 at the time. His job was to put wires in the wings for...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Nov 2020, 20:16
Replies: 55
Views: 6,535
Posted By FakePilot

Who cares how much volume is used by the...

Who cares how much volume is used by the hydrogen? The lift of the hydrogen easily overcomes the weight of the any structure needed to contain it.
Forum: Tech Log
31st Oct 2020, 03:07
Replies: 55
Views: 6,535
Posted By FakePilot

So if you put AI and hydrogen together, which...

So if you put AI and hydrogen together, which revolutionizes which?
24th Sep 2020, 13:35
Replies: 41
Views: 8,104
Posted By FakePilot

No idea of the long term effects .... 50 KVA ?...

No idea of the long term effects .... 50 KVA ? Uh, that's a big generator to be playing with?
18th Aug 2020, 02:33
Replies: 942
Views: 300,798
Posted By FakePilot

Hmmmm. Wonder who owns the newspaper. There may...

Hmmmm. Wonder who owns the newspaper. There may be a bit of truth, but the Chinese books Ive read repetitively state that their military is for internal and regional use to bring harmony. I think...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jul 2020, 16:13
Replies: 49
Views: 13,352
Posted By FakePilot

Why not make the ejection system warn the pilots...

Why not make the ejection system warn the pilots instead so they can avert the crash instead? :)

I'm not a pilot of any sort, but I think ejection seat training must be quite thorough, because...
6th May 2020, 15:18
Replies: 208
Views: 39,785
Posted By FakePilot

Believe it or not, I actually agree with all the...

Believe it or not, I actually agree with all the comments here. However I find it ironic that the cudgel of "Other Western Nations" in domestic political arguments has left those "Other Western...
21st Mar 2020, 16:00
Replies: 23
Views: 17,365
Posted By FakePilot

Oh. Oh. The automated airliner needs a firmware...

Oh. Oh. The automated airliner needs a firmware update. How do you program "Don't do something stupid?" This news cheers me up.
14th Mar 2020, 02:45
Replies: 30
Views: 9,267
Posted By FakePilot

Elon Musk and Popular Mechanics, "Golly Gee...

Elon Musk and Popular Mechanics, "Golly Gee Technology" at its worst. I'm surprised he didn't claim all fighter pilots are pedophiles.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2020, 02:36
Replies: 86
Views: 14,488
Posted By FakePilot

Threats on the drug supplies is probably a...

Threats on the drug supplies is probably a reminder for Americans that pissing off China is a bad idea. Claiming the us did it too. Both of these are political capital.
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2020, 19:25
Replies: 86
Views: 14,488
Posted By FakePilot

With the world distracted, who's going to try what?

I'm wondering what with the coronavirus distracting everyone, what might some countries or other entities try to pull?
Maybe China invading Tawian?
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Mar 2020, 17:24
Replies: 43
Views: 3,765
Posted By FakePilot

I got a set from my late grandfather. I looked up...

I got a set from my late grandfather. I looked up "Encyclopedia Brittanica" and the the entry said "The Encyclopedia Brittanica is a set of books containing correct information."
I'd recommend...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2020, 13:09
Replies: 50
Views: 5,667
Posted By FakePilot

Fattest first yields the best Murder to Meat...

Fattest first yields the best Murder to Meat ratio initially.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Mar 2020, 13:07
Replies: 65
Views: 6,369
Posted By FakePilot

I'm renewing my subscription of "National...

I'm renewing my subscription of "National Anarchist".
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