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20th Jun 2018, 10:44
Replies: 23
Views: 15,328
Posted By generalspecific

So.. a question for the experts. If you have an...

So.. a question for the experts. If you have an Turn and Slip fitted in lets say a "highly capable" aerobatics plane, will the maneuvering destroy it? I know it sounds like an odd question to ask but...
8th Feb 2017, 05:54
Replies: 12
Views: 4,629
Posted By generalspecific

So Extra Experts... on the right side rear seat...

So Extra Experts... on the right side rear seat is the jacks for the headset as well as, in ours, a hardwire plug for Bose headsets. At the bottom is a data port.

Then at the top are two buttons...
20th Jun 2016, 08:05
Replies: 12
Views: 4,629
Posted By generalspecific

Back again... and this time the title is pretty...

Back again... and this time the title is pretty apt....

So I'm running on wing tanks (plenty of fuel in them - around 25 L) straight and level on a very hot day (90 degrees) and I get what...
30th Nov 2014, 12:37
Replies: 12
Views: 4,629
Posted By generalspecific

yes thanks for the thoughts. I have been leaning...

yes thanks for the thoughts. I have been leaning the mixtue on the ground in case it was a rich cut so i dont think its that... willl keep you guys informed..
22nd Nov 2014, 23:54
Replies: 12
Views: 4,629
Posted By generalspecific

Extra 300 Engine stoppage

We'll that got your attention so let me explain. The engine is good as gold in the air but has a nasty habit on the ground (when hot at sortie end) of dying when you advance the throttle from idle.
...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2013, 16:21
Replies: 90
Views: 27,035
Posted By generalspecific

I crossed the channel in a 206 where I took him...

I crossed the channel in a 206 where I took him as a safety pilot as I had my wife and my daughter and I wanted some professional backup. Half way over the channel it turned out we lived almost next...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th Jan 2013, 14:48
Replies: 90
Views: 27,035
Posted By generalspecific

I am not usually a poster on these types of...

I am not usually a poster on these types of threads but I am deeply upset and saddened by this. I was priveledged to be taught by him and count him and the family as a friend. He was an outstanding...
23rd Aug 2012, 07:12
Replies: 37
Views: 4,703
Posted By generalspecific

it's all just birds wandering around in the...

it's all just birds wandering around in the certain knowledge that sooner or later they are going to end up stuffed :uhoh:
23rd Aug 2012, 07:03
Replies: 37
Views: 4,703
Posted By generalspecific

sadly you are probably right Mr Jock... one of...

sadly you are probably right Mr Jock... one of the many reasons i don't live there any more
23rd Aug 2012, 02:48
Replies: 37
Views: 4,703
Posted By generalspecific

flippin eck this A/C was in france a couple of...

flippin eck this A/C was in france a couple of weeks ago and we went for a ride in it.

Very bad luck, the guy was charming, excellent company and a very diligent and methodical pilot from what I...
Forum: Rotorheads
29th Feb 2012, 01:12
Replies: 23
Views: 5,801
Posted By generalspecific

i went in with an instructor, v nice place, very...

i went in with an instructor, v nice place, very very convenient and i dont remember the landing or parking (we stayed overnight) being very expensive.

The procedures are not that comples if you...
20th Dec 2011, 03:29
Replies: 26
Views: 4,471
Posted By generalspecific

am lucky enough to have a share in a Cap 10....

am lucky enough to have a share in a Cap 10. Chenged from the usual 172/182. I actually much prefer it and land better in it. The stick is much more natural for cross wind approaches and you can just...
25th Aug 2011, 07:13
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By generalspecific

don't take this as gospel, but i think its no...

don't take this as gospel, but i think its no chance. From my visits, nothing doing.. too much recent memory of civil wars and tamil tigers bombing the main airport from light aircraft (which was a...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2011, 08:54
Replies: 26
Views: 12,689
Posted By generalspecific

nope mr cautious me... hence the questions!

nope mr cautious me... hence the questions!
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2011, 07:21
Replies: 26
Views: 12,689
Posted By generalspecific

Very interesting and I think I follow. So...

Very interesting and I think I follow. So hypothetically you can pull to the G limit upto Va, but beyond that it is "somewhat" less. If that is a correct assumption, how do you know hoe less is...
20th Jun 2011, 06:54
Replies: 21
Views: 7,096
Posted By generalspecific

Here's my thoughts on it. The problem is...

Here's my thoughts on it.

The problem is that aviiation is, at least to begin with, something that most people get into out of a love for flying. The ultimate, "I can make what I love, what I...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2011, 04:36
Replies: 26
Views: 12,689
Posted By generalspecific

Ok I see. So to compound my show of lack of...

Ok I see. So to compound my show of lack of knowledge...

The g pulled is different for the same stick deflection depending on speed, but the G limit is irrelevant to the VNE limit because they...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Jun 2011, 03:36
Replies: 26
Views: 12,689
Posted By generalspecific

G Limits in aerobatic aircraft

Ok am probably going to show up my woeful knowledge of physics and aerodynamics, but here goes.

If an aircraft is certified for a max +/- G loading then presumably;

1. This G load is...
17th Jun 2011, 02:09
Replies: 15
Views: 15,661
Posted By generalspecific

does anyone have a POH for a cap 10??

does anyone have a POH for a cap 10??
11th Apr 2011, 09:07
Replies: 12
Views: 5,694
Posted By generalspecific

I think Mr 101 may be misleading you a bit. A HK...

I think Mr 101 may be misleading you a bit. A HK licence is an ICAO licence, however because HK is too small to get the minimum legs in for a valid OCAO cross country and new HK licence will be cross...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Apr 2011, 11:33
Replies: 603
Views: 145,294
Posted By generalspecific

very interesting, so that would explain what...

very interesting, so that would explain what looked like a jet of fluid (fuel) squirting into the exaust stream omn a normal start.

nevver knew this, very imformative...

thx
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2011, 16:04
Replies: 603
Views: 145,294
Posted By generalspecific

good guess Puntosaurus. So the next part.... if...

good guess Puntosaurus. So the next part.... if you have a start where you can see proper flames out of the back of the tail pipe is it possible to be quick enough to avoid a T4 overlimit.

saw...
Forum: Rotorheads
5th Apr 2011, 08:13
Replies: 603
Views: 145,294
Posted By generalspecific

VEMD - A Technical Question

At what point does the VEMD start monitoring during the start sequence. Is it possible for the blades to turn and a light off to occur followed by a shut down and for that cycle not to be recorded on...
Forum: Rotorheads
8th Mar 2011, 23:29
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By generalspecific

echo the comment about solaire.. very nice...

echo the comment about solaire.. very nice people.. Eric is your man. Sometimes the 44 lives in sing sometimes in KL
Forum: Rotorheads
15th Dec 2010, 03:04
Replies: 39
Views: 8,412
Posted By generalspecific

Two good ones from a list that is worryingly...

Two good ones from a list that is worryingly long.

1. Chatting in the engineering workshop about Eurocopter. "They fly nice" say I "but spares are a nightmare as they never seem to hold inventory...
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