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Forum: Rotorheads
15th Sep 2021, 03:16
Replies: 17
Views: 3,338
Posted By Petit-Lion

Can't help but admire these guys!

Can't help but admire these guys!
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Aug 2021, 20:37
Replies: 95
Views: 13,750
Posted By Petit-Lion

In my thirties, a well-paid job, no family to...

In my thirties, a well-paid job, no family to tow, a dream of flying... That's where I was twenty years ago. And without all those aviation forums, all I heard was the "pilot shortage" flying school...
Forum: Rotorheads
13th Jul 2021, 17:29
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By Petit-Lion

Thank everyone for your input, much appreciated....

Thank everyone for your input, much appreciated. Of course it's the rate of cooling which matters, no more than 50 ºF/min according to the Lycoming link. In airplanes we are taught a winter procedure...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2021, 16:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By Petit-Lion

Can a piston helicopter experience shock cooling in flight?

Let's say I cruise close to MCP, temps are within limits. I fly solo in the R44 with half the fuel. Destination comes in sight, but I fail to anticipate and I have to completely lower the collective...
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jun 2021, 13:48
Replies: 379
Views: 88,494
Posted By Petit-Lion

Means nothing, as these companies are used to...

Means nothing, as these companies are used to take interest into every techno-startup just to keep a eye on new trends. Remember Lockheed Martin taking interest in the techno-scam EEStor, then EEStor...
Forum: Rotorheads
7th Jun 2021, 17:42
Replies: 25
Views: 5,927
Posted By Petit-Lion

which would give 140 lbs/hr = 20 GPH @ 140hp...

which would give 140 lbs/hr = 20 GPH @ 140hp after the usual 3-orders-of-magnitude correction. 100 kg saved = 32 gallons more of Jet-A over the standard 26 gallons. 58 gallons would give 2.9 hours of...
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Jun 2021, 21:16
Replies: 25
Views: 5,927
Posted By Petit-Lion

I heard "a modified Tornado APU", could it be the...

I heard "a modified Tornado APU", could it be the Tornado military aircraft?
5th May 2021, 03:58
Replies: 52
Views: 9,257
Posted By Petit-Lion

And with several civil alternatives, the...

And with several civil alternatives, the Pentagon's GPS decommissioning is in the future
10th Apr 2021, 04:04
Replies: 26
Views: 5,284
Posted By Petit-Lion

Or maybe is it only the Translation Bureau ;)

Or maybe is it only the Translation Bureau ;)
18th Mar 2021, 23:17
Replies: 39
Views: 7,316
Posted By Petit-Lion

I'm a Frenchman established in Canada, and I...

I'm a Frenchman established in Canada, and I remember my ancestors crossing the Atlantic in sailing ships, eating roten food for three weeks, and sinking once every ten times. I enjoy every flight,...
15th Mar 2021, 04:38
Replies: 43
Views: 9,934
Posted By Petit-Lion

"Money flows naturally from the pocket of the...

"Money flows naturally from the pocket of the dumb to the pocket of the smart" is one way to define business ethics. There are other ways, but they require legislation.
8th Mar 2021, 23:34
Replies: 28
Views: 15,789
Posted By Petit-Lion

Battery vs petrol tank is at 1 to 10...

Battery vs petrol tank is at 1 to 10 disavantadge, but given that the electric motor is so much lighter than the gas engine, this brings the disavantadge of the current electric propulsion down to...
3rd Mar 2021, 19:48
Replies: 6,380
Views: 1,841,876
Posted By Petit-Lion

Rafales could come for a cup of tea :)

Rafales could come for a cup of tea :)
23rd Feb 2021, 22:44
Replies: 19
Views: 5,355
Posted By Petit-Lion

In the French language the airplane elevator is...

In the French language the airplane elevator is called « la gouverne de profondeur », litterally "the depth control surface". I think it is inherited from submarines, too
17th Feb 2021, 23:41
Replies: 88
Views: 16,022
Posted By Petit-Lion

When invoking momentum vs kinetic energy, keep in...

When invoking momentum vs kinetic energy, keep in mind that the momentum rule only applies to non deformable solids. The firing gun and the fired bullet are essentially non deformable, and the gases...
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Feb 2021, 23:13
Replies: 27
Views: 20,027
Posted By Petit-Lion

Can any 206L blade be fitted to a 505? Does that...

Can any 206L blade be fitted to a 505? Does that include Van Horn blades?
29th Sep 2015, 01:34
Replies: 12,075
Views: 3,143,018
Posted By Petit-Lion

Lightweight pilots

Being myself a lightweight (civil) pilot, I wonder what would be wrong in simply ballasting the ejection seat...
(genuine question)
27th Mar 2013, 01:07
Replies: 88
Views: 17,914
Posted By Petit-Lion

Just received the link to the complete video from...

Just received the link to the complete video from the SIRPA (Service d'information et de relations publiques des armées)
Harfang sequence at 3:25, followed at 3:57 by nice close-ups of a Rafale...
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