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Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2021, 04:38
Replies: 93
Views: 7,889
Posted By rigpiggy

worked in a galena mine eons back doing...

worked in a galena mine eons back doing exploration, very important to refuel the generator every day. Took about an hour of hand cranking(crew of 4 taking turns) until sufficiently warmed up to...
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2021, 04:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By rigpiggy

https://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/this-animated-cu...

https://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/this-animated-cutaway-of-a-pratt-and-whitney-pt6a-turbo-1751484622 good video

can...
9th Apr 2021, 16:19
Replies: 26
Views: 5,014
Posted By rigpiggy

DOD isn't, but public works canada(ottawa) sure is

DOD isn't, but public works canada(ottawa) sure is
9th Apr 2021, 15:57
Replies: 26
Views: 5,014
Posted By rigpiggy

Fixed it for you

Fixed it for you
23rd Mar 2021, 21:12
Replies: 109
Views: 33,827
Posted By rigpiggy

Had my oldest boy on my shoulder in Abbotsford...

Had my oldest boy on my shoulder in Abbotsford when a few USN F5E's came in over back of the crowd at around 450 kts. Kid pulled my hair so hard I was 2" taller, and my feet came off the ground
10th Feb 2021, 14:51
Replies: 88
Views: 15,561
Posted By rigpiggy

1 pound =7000 gr ergo 1oz is 437.5 gr Easy ke...

1 pound =7000 gr ergo 1oz is 437.5 gr Easy ke formula is (V*V)*min grains/450240) so your above 1oz shotgun slug at 1600 fps is about 2487 fpe And that is quite a stiff load not 80,000
Forum: Tech Log
30th Dec 2020, 00:43
Replies: 40
Views: 7,265
Posted By rigpiggy

Most tends to be a fuel gel point, read about a...

Most tends to be a fuel gel point, read about a DC10 over Russia years back that was reaching min tank temp. ATC wouldn't allow any deviation lower/faster etc....... the F/O suggested wing deice, the...
20th Dec 2020, 16:31
Replies: 22
Views: 8,233
Posted By rigpiggy

If mx had worked on it very possible that they...

If mx had worked on it very possible that they had loosened off the throttle friction, and had a roll back.
20th Dec 2020, 16:29
Replies: 22
Views: 8,233
Posted By rigpiggy

Like the DC3 the wheels protrude below the...

Like the DC3 the wheels protrude below the nacelles... https://www.planeandpilotmag.com/images/stories/iad/2009/august/multi/beechcraft-kingair1.jpg
9th Dec 2020, 01:00
Replies: 78
Views: 18,779
Posted By rigpiggy

I understand a turbo Otter is a 3400# payload...

I understand a turbo Otter is a 3400# payload machine so 10 peeps at 250#(includes bags) and 1.5 hr fuel is at about 3300#
21st Oct 2020, 13:04
Replies: 46
Views: 10,388
Posted By rigpiggy

I am sure i am one of the dissenting voices, but...

I am sure i am one of the dissenting voices, but bring back 18 month compulsory service for all. Then reserve forces until say 35, issue every reservist a rifle and can of ammo.
21st Oct 2020, 12:58
Replies: 109
Views: 33,827
Posted By rigpiggy

not srictly a starfighter story. My daughter was...

not srictly a starfighter story. My daughter was having a princess party(6) no boys allowed. Myself and #1 son went to Abbotsford air show. My 3 yo safely on my shoulders was startled by a 450+ knot...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Sep 2020, 05:34
Replies: 23
Views: 11,970
Posted By rigpiggy

Is the Turbo Dak with the wingcuffs a better...

Is the Turbo Dak with the wingcuffs a better staller?
24th Aug 2020, 02:02
Replies: 20
Views: 8,108
Posted By rigpiggy

MP-38 https://youtu.be/cdQhO8FtY7c ...

MP-38

https://youtu.be/cdQhO8FtY7c

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/S-Q6Jv4de4g/hqdefault.jpg
Forum: Middle East
18th Aug 2020, 06:02
Replies: 1,986
Views: 1,781,940
Posted By rigpiggy

twofrogs omg emirates might get their widdle...

twofrogs

omg emirates might get their widdle feelings hurt......2 posts each for you and roca, and your white knights for the "feelings brigade" deal buttercup
Forum: Canada
22nd Jul 2020, 00:29
Replies: 47
Views: 46,791
Posted By rigpiggy

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1000x750/cgskc_c6329203d475f1a9f5c36a6430b2ce733b539ff9.jpg
Forum: Canada
17th Jul 2020, 20:00
Replies: 13
Views: 3,437
Posted By rigpiggy

My record is 55 direct,in yhz sporting to the...

My record is 55 direct,in yhz sporting to the extreme(right after MK airlines). My F/O's(JB) leg into deer lake ydf was 48G63 at 30 off. Carried lots of extra as our ASI went from Vref to Vfe ...
17th Jul 2020, 19:45
Replies: 7
Views: 3,367
Posted By rigpiggy

the only reason for this is that mfr's of the oem...

the only reason for this is that mfr's of the oem props aren't supporting a lot of the tpe-331 airframes. one good thing is the prophubs can be disassembled in the field to replace a blade...
17th Jul 2020, 19:42
Replies: 20
Views: 5,666
Posted By rigpiggy

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1024x768/mt_props_c49469186dc79b628f6a04baecfeaed245ffe8ae.jpg
I wouldn't buy them
17th Jul 2020, 19:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By rigpiggy

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1024x768/image_e469c0bf643d7f536958f27eaec1e810914341a0.png
had to replace all the blades, I wouldn't touch an MT prop again...
17th Jul 2020, 19:20
Replies: 220
Views: 39,783
Posted By rigpiggy

Or being called by extended family in the UK...

Or being called by extended family in the UK "those damned colonials" really pissed off the grandmother that her son marrying a damned colonial(beneath her stead) was a viscountess with more points...
17th Jul 2020, 19:16
Replies: 220
Views: 39,783
Posted By rigpiggy

Well my first thought was. The blackbuck...

Well my first thought was. The blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), also known as the Indian antelope, is an antelope (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope) found in India...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Jul 2020, 06:48
Replies: 22
Views: 1,665
Posted By rigpiggy

"Idiocracy the movie was not a comedy,but a...

"Idiocracy the movie was not a comedy,but a future documentary!!!
2nd Jun 2020, 05:34
Replies: 283
Views: 186,407
Posted By rigpiggy

I think it would overtemp well before a surge

I think it would overtemp well before a surge
29th May 2020, 14:41
Replies: 283
Views: 186,407
Posted By rigpiggy

There is a picture on avcanada that shows an...

There is a picture on avcanada that shows an object entering the inlet. I only have 8 posts since 2005 so I don't have URL privileges
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