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15th Jun 2014, 13:43
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Posted By jondc9

joy ride I am a US citizen. I know of...

joy ride

I am a US citizen.

I know of bleriot.


Haraka: What US citizens believe is their business.

The truth is the Wrights put it all together and overcame the last great hurdle to...
14th Jun 2014, 20:11
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Posted By jondc9

I am surprised that the anti wright crowd didn't...

I am surprised that the anti wright crowd didn't try to dock points for not having a chair for the pilot to sit in.

I flew a plane without ailerons. Fast Turboprop called an MU2, but it had...
14th Jun 2014, 01:57
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

I've heard of janes for many many years. I do...

I've heard of janes for many many years. I do NOT consider it the bible of aviation.

I was flying a particular type of airplane. Looked it up in Janes and it was there. But the numbers Janes...
Forum: Questions
14th Jun 2014, 00:24
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Views: 4,339
Posted By jondc9

PILOT CURRENCY: The Money a pilot gives to an ex...

PILOT CURRENCY: The Money a pilot gives to an ex wife as alimony.

ASK any real airline pilot!
13th Jun 2014, 18:02
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

haraka in 2006 I didn't know how pprune...

haraka


in 2006 I didn't know how pprune worked.


now I've seen pprune censor (capriciously) the mh370 discussion and others.

I stand by my earlier statement for freedom of speech in the...
13th Jun 2014, 13:43
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

joyride Out of curiosity, who invented the...

joyride

Out of curiosity, who invented the jet engine? And what was the first jet engine powered flight?
13th Jun 2014, 04:14
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

simplex you are off your rocker.

simplex

you are off your rocker.
12th Jun 2014, 23:11
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

REALLY SIMPLEX,you are quite wrong. The...

REALLY SIMPLEX,you are quite wrong.

The Wright's patented the coordinated use of rudder, wingwarping//ailerons based on experiements of the 1902 glider. EVEN BEFORE they strapped an engine to it....
12th Jun 2014, 19:41
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Views: 6,916
Posted By jondc9

if it looks right, it flies WRIGHT!!

if it looks right, it flies WRIGHT!!
12th Jun 2014, 19:38
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

oh simplex will you define warp drag for...

oh simplex


will you define warp drag for us?
12th Jun 2014, 14:03
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

regarding not correcting an article (bellyprop) ...

regarding not correcting an article (bellyprop)


Have any of you ever tried to get a newspaper or now a days a tv network to correct an article? IT IS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE. I called CNN 14 years...
12th Jun 2014, 04:02
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

contrary to some belief, this is not simplex1's...

contrary to some belief, this is not simplex1's first attempt at flight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BepyTSzueno
11th Jun 2014, 22:50
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

JANES (plane) came out first in 1909. IF...

JANES (plane) came out first in 1909.

IF JANES is so smart, how come they didn't crown gustave whitehead king pilot then? Waiting 100 years proves they didn't do their job way back when.

And...
11th Jun 2014, 20:09
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

I've just looked up "JANES all the worlds...

I've just looked up "JANES all the worlds aircraft" on wikipedia and NOWHERE does it say it is the BIBLE of aviation history.

There are many sources of history. One may even want to watch the...
11th Jun 2014, 01:10
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Views: 66,854
Posted By jondc9

http://www.owensarchive.com/images/uploads/Air%20S...

http://www.owensarchive.com/images/uploads/Air%20Space/00694v_Orville_Wright,_Major_John_F._Curry,_and_Colonel_Charles_Lindbergh,_who_came_to_pay_Orville_a_personal_call_at_Wright_Field,_Dayton,_Ohio....
24th May 2014, 14:22
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Posted By jondc9

chinese pings

sampublis


I recall that HMS Echo was working in concert with the Chinese Ping ship. For a number of days.

I am sure someone can "cull" the reports to verify, or take my word.
24th May 2014, 02:00
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Posted By jondc9

IanW, interesting that you say by the book. ...

IanW, interesting that you say by the book.

But nothing about this situation is really by the book, is it?

Sometimes you have to go above and beyond the book.
20th May 2014, 00:58
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Posted By jondc9

quite an interesting interview with the former...

quite an interesting interview with the former chief pilot.

I can imagine a fire harming the pilots enough and knocking out some avionics though.
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Dec 2006, 20:24
Replies: 387
Views: 58,674
Posted By jondc9

litebulb I think that the DFDR doesn't...

litebulb

I think that the DFDR doesn't measure location/position of the rudder as much as it measures movement of rudder actuators...if the actuators moved, we might assume the rudder moved with...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Dec 2006, 16:22
Replies: 387
Views: 58,674
Posted By jondc9

great question loose rivets! one thing that...

great question loose rivets!

one thing that would help us all in the future is a video/camera system that monitors all critical surfaces AND records this info/video in a black box system.

if...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Dec 2006, 15:55
Replies: 387
Views: 58,674
Posted By jondc9

Bubbers 44 I agree with you. I really do. ...

Bubbers 44
I agree with you. I really do.
my faith in the NTSB has been shattered. my belief in backroom political dealings is reinforced.
737 and this airbus, while not identical crashes ,...
23rd Dec 2006, 14:50
Replies: 1,634
Views: 597,971
Posted By jondc9

fellow pilots and other aviation lovers: ...

fellow pilots and other aviation lovers:


I think this thread has been a very useful one. While we all seem to fly planes, each cockpit is different. I have never been in a Legacy ( sorry,...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Dec 2006, 14:36
Replies: 387
Views: 58,674
Posted By jondc9

have we forgotten the A310 that lost a portion of...

have we forgotten the A310 that lost a portion of the rudder climbing out of Cuba?

This was after the American crash and pilots had all heard the claims from the American Captain who said the...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Dec 2006, 20:48
Replies: 387
Views: 58,674
Posted By jondc9

dear grumpyoldgeek: I see you are from...

dear grumpyoldgeek:

I see you are from northern california. I used to teach out of PAO...maybe you fly there?

AS to the rudder question. I think reading "Stick and Rudder" is excellent and it...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Dec 2006, 20:38
Replies: 387
Views: 58,674
Posted By jondc9

Dear FMGC: you said: Do you need it...

Dear FMGC:

you said: Do you need it placarded to say "Pull stick back to raise the nose"?


if you believe this, you are a mediocre pilot...pulling back on the stick doesn't raise the nose,...
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