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30th Nov 2021, 21:27
Replies: 52
Views: 2,996
Posted By MarcK

The carb heat on a normally aspirated B model...

The carb heat on a normally aspirated B model Aztec can give a 120F rise. I've used that ability in icing conditions (long ago).
27th Nov 2021, 00:43
Replies: 89
Views: 6,419
Posted By MarcK

Extrapolating from other requirements... just...

Extrapolating from other requirements... just require two of them.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Nov 2021, 16:48
Replies: 91
Views: 7,454
Posted By MarcK

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/600x698/helen_waite_ecd713f41d1f9a9df61e3d2ffd84ea9b69fc6066.png
Complaint department
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Nov 2021, 16:33
Replies: 2,683
Views: 370,428
Posted By MarcK

Your iWatch has more compute power than the early...

Your iWatch has more compute power than the early 360's. At Control Data, with the CDC 6600 (then the supercomputer of the day) weather modelers were excited because they could get a pretty good...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Nov 2021, 00:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By MarcK

I use an iOS app called Clockmaster for setting...

I use an iOS app called Clockmaster for setting my pendulum length. I've got two clocks next to one another. One runs at +/-0 seconds per month (approximately). The other at -15 seconds/week. I can't...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Nov 2021, 00:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,551
Posted By MarcK

I'm bored to tears.

I'm bored to tears.
12th Nov 2021, 20:55
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By MarcK

What program are you using to open/read the...

What program are you using to open/read the files? Some 3rd party viewers can't open a PDF with an "owner" password, even if there is no "user" password. Adobe Reader should be able to open them.
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Nov 2021, 03:20
Replies: 773
Views: 57,000
Posted By MarcK

Not to be confused with the Jupiter Mining...

Not to be confused with the Jupiter Mining Corporation (https://reddwarf.fandom.com/wiki/Jupiter_Mining_Corporation)
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2021, 17:43
Replies: 45
Views: 3,133
Posted By MarcK

So unlooping your property will increase the...

So unlooping your property will increase the potential load from (say) 60A to 100A x 2 (one for each property). That will change the ampacity required for the cable currently feeding the loop. Which...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2021, 02:47
Replies: 45
Views: 3,133
Posted By MarcK

Is looped service unique to the UK? I've never...

Is looped service unique to the UK? I've never heard of such a thing (in the US). Who pays for converting to single service so the OP can charge his car?
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Oct 2021, 20:35
Replies: 165
Views: 67,123
Posted By MarcK

Maybe councils in the UK won't allow that. I once...

Maybe councils in the UK won't allow that. I once landed an R-22 in my backyard during training, so I think a Lilli would fit.
Forum: Rotorheads
31st Oct 2021, 02:27
Replies: 165
Views: 67,123
Posted By MarcK

Powered Lift was added as an aircraft Category in...

Powered Lift was added as an aircraft Category in 1997. Maybe they just forgot to update the fuel requirements, as there were no non-military types at that time. Shhhh....
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2021, 23:52
Replies: 43
Views: 2,878
Posted By MarcK

I get that. What I don't get is how to wire this...

I get that. What I don't get is how to wire this when the switch opens BOTH leads:

Twice as many wires. Can you even purchase a 4PDT switch?
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2021, 18:19
Replies: 43
Views: 2,878
Posted By MarcK

How do you wire 3-way (or multi-way) lights (that...

How do you wire 3-way (or multi-way) lights (that is, lights with two or more switches at either end of a hall, for instance)
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Oct 2021, 17:01
Replies: 165
Views: 67,123
Posted By MarcK

Powered Lift category is not mentioned in that FAR

Powered Lift category is not mentioned in that FAR
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Oct 2021, 06:38
Replies: 89
Views: 7,141
Posted By MarcK

Firearms certificates are a UK thing.

Firearms certificates are a UK thing.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2021, 01:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By MarcK

Container ship fire - British Columbia

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/780x438/211024062110_british_columbia_ship_blaze_exlarge_169_2a148768f584e9d6040021e36dc5c6f3764ade3a.jpg
container ship Zim Kingston(CNN)A fire...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Oct 2021, 21:32
Replies: 167
Views: 11,054
Posted By MarcK

Blades turn a big wind-up spring, that lets off...

Blades turn a big wind-up spring, that lets off when the wind dies down.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Oct 2021, 06:34
Replies: 167
Views: 11,054
Posted By MarcK

Just think of the power you could get from La...

Just think of the power you could get from La Cumbre Viejo. Now who volunteers to install the plumbing? And bring a long extension cord to reach the continent.
8th Oct 2021, 03:57
Replies: 81
Views: 9,866
Posted By MarcK

Well, as were comparing his false facts with my...

Well, as were comparing his false facts with my false facts, I didn't think it was my job to prove 90%. On the other hand, maybe he can prove no more than 10%. I think nonsence makes the point. If...
7th Oct 2021, 16:36
Replies: 81
Views: 9,866
Posted By MarcK

I'll match my fake news against your fake news...

I'll match my fake news against your fake news any day.
7th Oct 2021, 04:03
Replies: 81
Views: 9,866
Posted By MarcK

I find that a mask on the other person is more...

I find that a mask on the other person is more like 90% effective in reducing airborne particles. If we both wear masks thats 1-(1-.0,9)(1-0,9) or 99% reduction between us.So, as an old guy, I prefer...
7th Oct 2021, 01:04
Replies: 81
Views: 9,866
Posted By MarcK

And the vaccine doesn't stop you from getting...

And the vaccine doesn't stop you from getting COVID-19.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Oct 2021, 03:35
Replies: 167
Views: 11,054
Posted By MarcK

The US is picky about titles. When I got my Ph.D....

The US is picky about titles. When I got my Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford, it was affiliated with the Math department (Humanities and Sciences), not Engineering. Hence I was disqualified...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Oct 2021, 02:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,471
Posted By MarcK

American Express at one time had no limit. So one...

American Express at one time had no limit. So one day in the late 80's I purchased 4 tickets on the Concorde for myself and my family (France to JFK, then PanAm 1 to SFO). When I arrived home the...
1st Oct 2021, 20:49
Replies: 81
Views: 9,866
Posted By MarcK

You can be mask free... you just can't fly.

You can be mask free... you just can't fly.
28th Sep 2021, 00:16
Replies: 856
Views: 154,281
Posted By MarcK

There is a barber in Afghanistan who doesn't...

There is a barber in Afghanistan who doesn't shave all men who don't shave themselves.
7th Sep 2021, 15:58
Replies: 856
Views: 154,281
Posted By MarcK

I'm not sure how the US is responsible for...

I'm not sure how the US is responsible for this:However:And just what is the State Department supposed to say to the Taliban in that phone call? Looks like a hostage situation to me.
7th Sep 2021, 04:16
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By MarcK

I'm not aware of a specific Instrument Foreign...

I'm not aware of a specific Instrument Foreign Pilot exam. I think you might need to pass the regular Instrument Pilot Airplane exam. You can find sample questions here....
6th Sep 2021, 18:25
Replies: 856
Views: 154,281
Posted By MarcK

That's not how the Associated Press...

That's not how the Associated Press (https://www.marketwatch.com/story/taliban-stop-planes-full-of-afghan-evacuees-from-leaving-americans-reportedly-onboard-01630872991) reports it:
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Sep 2021, 18:53
Replies: 49
Views: 3,402
Posted By MarcK

I suppose you need to compare the total number of...

I suppose you need to compare the total number of card readers in the US with the number of card readers in the rest of the world. The US was late with chip cards because of the number of deployed...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Sep 2021, 16:46
Replies: 49
Views: 3,402
Posted By MarcK

Cards in the US are issued as "Chip and Sign". No...

Cards in the US are issued as "Chip and Sign". No PIN. Too much embedded infrastructure to change.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Sep 2021, 19:01
Replies: 17,909
Views: 2,082,925
Posted By MarcK

A vaccinated person is less likely to transmit...

A vaccinated person is less likely to transmit Covid to another, so vaccinating 12-15 year olds will help protect their parents, no?
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2021, 03:31
Replies: 64
Views: 5,204
Posted By MarcK

Tipping in the US isn't 10% any more. The...

Tipping in the US isn't 10% any more. The "service charge" usually appended for groups of 6 or more is more likely to be 18%. When my wife and I go to a restaurant I'm more likely to tip 20% at the...
26th Aug 2021, 03:40
Replies: 95
Views: 19,861
Posted By MarcK

??? Maybe he wasn't popular with YOU, but Biden...

??? Maybe he wasn't popular with YOU, but Biden did win the popular vote. Or are you waiting for some magic from Arizona?
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