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11th Aug 2022, 20:46
Replies: 8,038
Views: 5,560,950
Posted By meleagertoo

Russia's got a problem. There must be millions...

Russia's got a problem.
There must be millions of ethnic Ukrainis living all over Russia, and if they can be enthused to set up local resistance networks and carry out sabotge like this all over...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 19:44
Replies: 15
Views: 2,742
Posted By meleagertoo

Kipling had something to say about this. From...

Kipling had something to say about this.
From "Certain Maxims of Hafiz'.

If he play, being young and unskilful
For Shekels of silver and gold
Take his money, my son, praising Allah.
For the...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 19:33
Replies: 27
Views: 2,019
Posted By meleagertoo

As stated, in any Professional discussion of ...

As stated, in any Professional discussion of helo rotor aerodynamics the effects we are discussing occur on and around on the disc alone. What the fuselage does is entirely a secondary matter of...
11th Aug 2022, 12:32
Replies: 8,038
Views: 5,560,950
Posted By meleagertoo

Does it come with a rocket-deployable turret for...

Does it come with a rocket-deployable turret for added realism?
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Aug 2022, 11:58
Replies: 27
Views: 2,019
Posted By meleagertoo

When I was in basic training we never heard the...

When I was in basic training we never heard the term 'blowback' (is that an Americanism perhaps?) and the 'nose' most certainly did not rise with flapback. The clue is in the word itself, it is the...
7th Aug 2022, 11:36
Replies: 8,038
Views: 5,560,950
Posted By meleagertoo

Note though that the steel plates are only an...

Note though that the steel plates are only an inch or so thick and sandwiched between far more bulky slabs of something (polystyrene perhaps).
They're trying to make it look as if they're...
5th Aug 2022, 13:22
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

With the engine's name included that things a...

With the engine's name included that things a veritable menagerie!
And by all accounts flew like one too.

Dual sticks? Nay, that's just an early version of HOTAS.
22nd Jul 2022, 12:40
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

Is this a turboprop? Those nacelles look rather...

Is this a turboprop? Those nacelles look rather long for a big recip.
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Jul 2022, 12:20
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By meleagertoo

Reco, why not resort to good old Google and just...

Reco, why not resort to good old Google and just examine the hundreds of H500 instrument panel pics you'll find there?
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jul 2022, 20:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By meleagertoo

Listen, smartypants. The clue is in the nale of...

Listen, smartypants.
The clue is in the nale of the forum which includes "Professional" and "pilots".

As you are clearly not even a 'novice' pilot, leave alone a professional one it behoves you...
21st Jul 2022, 10:14
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

Vickers Viscount?

Vickers Viscount?
21st Jul 2022, 09:51
Replies: 3,004
Views: 431,660
Posted By meleagertoo

Just so. Well done, not much to go on there. ...

Just so. Well done, not much to go on there.

You have control.
Forum: Rotorheads
21st Jul 2022, 09:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By meleagertoo

The most basic of terminology... Flight and...

The most basic of terminology...
Flight and navigation instruments/displays are not "gauges".
How could you fit VOR2 if there isn't a VOR1?
Concur with above.gaugePronunciation /ɡeɪdʒ/
See...
20th Jul 2022, 21:20
Replies: 79
Views: 8,279
Posted By meleagertoo

Jeez! Is Mog really still so unsafe that people...

Jeez! Is Mog really still so unsafe that people accept 18Kt tailwinds to avoid overflying the city? That makes the place damn hazardous for half the year! I really didn't like that time of year, it...
19th Jul 2022, 20:26
Replies: 17
Views: 4,382
Posted By meleagertoo

What a useless system if it picks up a death...

What a useless system if it picks up a death threat on the airport wifi yet allows pax to board and flight to depart and only hours later launches interceptors.

Utterly ridiculous!

Heads need...
18th Jul 2022, 12:47
Replies: 3,004
Views: 431,660
Posted By meleagertoo

Military? That was the intention. ...

Military? That was the intention.


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18th Jul 2022, 12:20
Replies: 13
Views: 3,911
Posted By meleagertoo

That looks to me more like a model standing on...

That looks to me more like a model standing on kitchen tiles than a real aeroplane. It just doesn't quite look real.
Forum: Rotorheads
18th Jul 2022, 12:09
Replies: 2
Views: 1,112
Posted By meleagertoo

LOTR and overpitched I'd imagine. There appears...

LOTR and overpitched I'd imagine. There appears to be one heck of a coning angle there.
16th Jul 2022, 13:47
Replies: 3,004
Views: 431,660
Posted By meleagertoo

It is neither.

It is neither.
15th Jul 2022, 13:27
Replies: 3,004
Views: 431,660
Posted By meleagertoo

I daresay this won't last long in such august...

I daresay this won't last long in such august company.

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14th Jul 2022, 19:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By meleagertoo

He was a lucky, lucky man his engine didn't quit...

He was a lucky, lucky man his engine didn't quit 15 seconds later as those wires were just oh-so predictably waiting to completely ruin his day.

But wtf was he doing wazzing at that sort of level...
13th Jul 2022, 19:50
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

I hope they did the resonance and vibration...

I hope they did the resonance and vibration calcs...
13th Jul 2022, 14:34
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/173x123/screenshot_2022_07_13_at_15_37_53_5922ca6c7512bedc5d9c9f2629560598376b601c.png...
12th Jul 2022, 22:27
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

Quad Anson? That's just so wrong. Faithful Annie...

Quad Anson? That's just so wrong. Faithful Annie never behaved like that!

This droid is different.

No, not a super cub. (Imagine a 'cub' being involved in anything as gross as this?)
Nor...
12th Jul 2022, 22:00
Replies: 242
Views: 69,317
Posted By meleagertoo

I don't think I have ever heard French ATC using...

I don't think I have ever heard French ATC using the ridiculously un-phonetic "un" "une" or "onze"
Give them their due all I recall is the unmistakable "unité".

Despite the fact the buggers...
12th Jul 2022, 16:19
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

How do you do it? I swear no one else here has...

How do you do it?
I swear no one else here has ever imagined such a thing let alone recognise it!
11th Jul 2022, 23:43
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

Now here's s freak if ever there was one... ...

Now here's s freak if ever there was one...


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Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2022, 23:34
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
Posted By meleagertoo

1) Get yourself a nice safe job disarming Russian...

1) Get yourself a nice safe job disarming Russian ordinance in Ukraine?

2) Get a crew-cut. Your hair standing on end will scare the crap out of your oppo.

3) Go work for a gas company searching...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2022, 23:30
Replies: 79
Views: 15,856
Posted By meleagertoo

Solved! The Chemtrails reservoir self-void...

Solved!

The Chemtrails reservoir self-void function deployed as the computer only assessed a crash as 'likely'.
It's clear that it didn't assess the crash risk as 'imminent' or as we all know...
Forum: Rotorheads
11th Jul 2022, 09:59
Replies: 79
Views: 15,856
Posted By meleagertoo

It would take sackfulls of chalk to make a cloud...

It would take sackfulls of chalk to make a cloud as big as that, apart from which it is plain to see that it is streaming from the exhaust, not just appeared in one big puff from underneath the...
10th Jul 2022, 21:36
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

Only one company could ever afflict a nice...

Only one company could ever afflict a nice looking aeroplane with an empennage as ghastly as that, so it is immediately obvious as a Mooney.

Bizarre and bizarrer! It didn't take long to find that...
10th Jul 2022, 21:20
Replies: 140
Views: 32,830
Posted By meleagertoo

Austro whatever you are, I simply do not...

Austro whatever you are, I simply do not recognise your description of the 737 as any recent variant that I have flown, and neither will anyone else. You seem to be fulminating about it simply...
9th Jul 2022, 18:03
Replies: 3,262
Views: 442,846
Posted By meleagertoo

I think I'll sit that one out. Could be any one...

I think I'll sit that one out.
Could be any one of hundreds!
Forum: Rotorheads
9th Jul 2022, 12:42
Replies: 79
Views: 15,856
Posted By meleagertoo

UK (and others?) military slang, originally ...

UK (and others?) military slang, originally rendered as "half crown, thruppenny-bit, dustbin-lid" as I heard it.
8th Jul 2022, 18:52
Replies: 14
Views: 2,462
Posted By meleagertoo

Shallots, bacon and beer (and some thyme) does it...

Shallots, bacon and beer (and some thyme) does it for me! With a lovely crisp pastry top...
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