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20th Oct 2020, 17:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,963
Posted By F-16GUY

PA, Rolling G occurs when you maneuver an...

PA,

Rolling G occurs when you maneuver an aircraft in more than one axis at a time, causing the airframe or wing to twist. The rolling G design limit is normally considered to be 2/3 of the normal...
20th Oct 2020, 16:52
Replies: 28
Views: 4,700
Posted By F-16GUY

NutLoose From my experience graphics is not...

NutLoose

From my experience graphics is not a high priority in military sims, as the purpose is to train the tactics, technics and procedures (fighters). Only place where good graphics is of...
1st Oct 2020, 18:33
Replies: 251
Views: 88,875
Posted By F-16GUY

Why would this be an issue? Like any other rejoin...

Why would this be an issue? Like any other rejoin to any position, astern or to the wing, you always put your flight path marker below, beside or behind to aircraft you are joining, until very close...
17th Apr 2020, 06:47
Replies: 36
Views: 8,727
Posted By F-16GUY

Agree with Gums. Pure written report that does...

Agree with Gums. Pure written report that does not explain the procedures and terms at all.

With the introduction of Link-16 and a certain OFP upgrade, the F-16 got the capability to share Sensor...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Apr 2020, 09:37
Replies: 50
Views: 6,854
Posted By F-16GUY

Sorry Gums, I couldn't resist...The missile knows...

Sorry Gums, I couldn't resist...The missile knows where it is at all times.....It knows this because it know where it isn't. By subtracting where it is from where it isn't, or where it isn't from...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2020, 23:55
Replies: 38
Views: 12,918
Posted By F-16GUY

That makes sense for a single aircraft. But I...

That makes sense for a single aircraft. But I think that when multiple aircraft from the same company are involved, something just doesn't add up.
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2020, 23:52
Replies: 38
Views: 12,918
Posted By F-16GUY

Why would you have to divert for fuel? Fuel leak?...

Why would you have to divert for fuel? Fuel leak? Underflown Bingo fuel? That sounds to me like a different and unplanned situation obviously requiring some kind of urgency. The question is regarding...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2020, 23:33
Replies: 38
Views: 12,918
Posted By F-16GUY

Regardless of a MAYDAY or 7700, the question...

Regardless of a MAYDAY or 7700, the question still remains: Is a diversion a planned event or is it an emergency?
5th Mar 2020, 23:29
Replies: 9
Views: 3,426
Posted By F-16GUY

I think the USAF and every other air force that...

I think the USAF and every other air force that is buying red air support or CAS training from these companies is spending their money in the wrong way. Why? Because every flight hour you pay for,...
Forum: Tech Log
5th Mar 2020, 23:14
Replies: 38
Views: 12,918
Posted By F-16GUY

MAYDAY during diversion

So since the original thread was closed, I will have to ask my question here. I did not mention any company names so I hope this will not be closed as well.

Can someone explain this to me?
...
28th Feb 2020, 03:37
Replies: 351
Views: 272,962
Posted By F-16GUY

Any ideas why an apparently functioning CVR...

Any ideas why an apparently functioning CVR recorder would have recorded the previous flight, but not the accident flight?
Forum: Rotorheads
28th Feb 2020, 02:01
Replies: 9
Views: 5,064
Posted By F-16GUY

Quentin was right the whole time.... ...

Quentin was right the whole time....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF1LXL6OOsM

And Dos Gringos even made a song about it. "....but once you are on the deck again my friend its never the same...
27th Nov 2019, 20:19
Replies: 113
Views: 109,904
Posted By F-16GUY

He who wants to learn and do better...

He who wants to learn and do better...
15th Nov 2019, 15:29
Replies: 14
Views: 2,673
Posted By F-16GUY

Don't know, but ask around your local airport....

Don't know, but ask around your local airport. They might have heard of it. I know Australia is strict with regards to new species, but as far as I know EEG is designed so it won't be invasive and...
15th Nov 2019, 08:04
Replies: 14
Views: 2,673
Posted By F-16GUY

Guptar, You might wanna consider Endophyte...

Guptar,

You might wanna consider Endophyte Enhanced Grass. All the grass areas on my homeplate, including the small grass strip for the piston trainers have been changed to EEG within the last 3...
12th Nov 2019, 08:01
Replies: 68
Views: 59,118
Posted By F-16GUY

I wonder why they elected the runway with the...

I wonder why they elected the runway with the most cross wind component, during slippery runway conditions, when the airport has plenty of other options? Is it only runway 10/28 that offers landing...
9th Nov 2019, 15:29
Replies: 23
Views: 7,610
Posted By F-16GUY

The F-16 from 1974 uses the same simple intake...

The F-16 from 1974 uses the same simple intake with great succes. Top speed is mach 2.05. It's all about making compromises....
2nd Nov 2019, 17:00
Replies: 73
Views: 36,230
Posted By F-16GUY

Actually a barrel roll is a great lag maneuver in...

Actually a barrel roll is a great lag maneuver in case one overshoots the intercepted target. Misjudge the closure speed and you can still save the intercept by doing a barrel roll. If you do it...
3rd Oct 2019, 18:30
Replies: 9
Views: 9,872
Posted By F-16GUY

RDAF G-III's used to operate from gravel strips...

RDAF G-III's used to operate from gravel strips in Greenland.
3rd Oct 2019, 18:06
Replies: 1
Views: 1,998
Posted By F-16GUY

Help required

Several years ago I saw a picture of a mountain plateau with touchdown tire marks on them. Story was that a Phantom Squadron had this crazy secret tradition of doing touch and goes on the plateau as...
18th Aug 2019, 09:25
Replies: 61
Views: 13,931
Posted By F-16GUY

Sure.... -I want you to pull the bailout...

Sure....

-I want you to pull the bailout handle.
-Remember the manual seat man separation handle in case the bailout seat fails.

By the way, I'm european and not american.
18th Aug 2019, 09:20
Replies: 61
Views: 13,931
Posted By F-16GUY

And the EPAF countries and all the other non...

And the EPAF countries and all the other non native english speakers who fly the F-16 around the world.....

I think it makes good sense.

-We will have to use the ejection seat shortly if the...
18th Aug 2019, 08:43
Replies: 61
Views: 13,931
Posted By F-16GUY

In the F-16 community we differentiate between...

In the F-16 community we differentiate between the command to eject which is "Bailout, Bailout, Bailout", and the word "eject" which is used when talking about ejection in preparation for the event....
16th Aug 2019, 19:26
Replies: 239
Views: 269,269
Posted By F-16GUY

Don't know where you got that info from....

Don't know where you got that info from. According to ICAO, 25% of all wildlife strikes between 2008-2015 occurred at night. Migratory birds do fly both night and IMC. Of the 3 I have had, 2 happened...
Forum: Tech Log
14th Aug 2019, 16:17
Replies: 39
Views: 7,442
Posted By F-16GUY

Hence the saying, with enough thrust lift is...

Hence the saying, with enough thrust lift is irrelevant...
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/ce/F16_vertical_climb.png/610px-F16_vertical_climb.png
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