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7th Jun 2021, 15:06
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

At the end of the day its an Amazon delivery, so...

At the end of the day its an Amazon delivery, so I'm sure it will land safely. Just at the wrong Landing Facility, they'll leave the capsule behind the shed and pop a card through the letter box.
5th Jun 2021, 21:28
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

I certainly find it annoying when correspondents...

I certainly find it annoying when correspondents are more interested with correcting peoples's grammar and drifting off at a tangent. (Strictly speaking, of course, a tangent is a line intercepting...
1st Jun 2021, 19:30
Replies: 22
Views: 1,679
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Don't forget that power is proportional to the...

Don't forget that power is proportional to the torque multiplied by the speed of rotation.

Imagine he same engine, fitted in either a fixed wing or helicopter. Using easy numbers, the rotor of the...
31st May 2021, 07:52
Replies: 212
Views: 25,878
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Probably just me, but when I looked on the MoD...

Probably just me, but when I looked on the MoD website I couldn't find a story on this topic, although I did find a Diversity Dashboard. When I googled "mod diversity rank review" I just got links...
27th May 2021, 19:37
Replies: 5
Views: 1,805
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Disclaimer; not my specialist subject, but, ...

Disclaimer; not my specialist subject, but,

With those wings, at FL530 (typical) over the Black Sea, would you be able to choose a diversion continent? In any case, I would have presumed that it...
26th May 2021, 13:44
Replies: 29
Views: 9,283
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Nice to see Suisse-7 (heli) and Suisse-8...

Nice to see Suisse-7 (heli) and Suisse-8 (snowtrac) in the Team livery.
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2021, 09:05
Replies: 37
Views: 5,950
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

What you need, my friend, is a Tupolev Tu-154; no...

What you need, my friend, is a Tupolev Tu-154; no winglets, wings well set-back on the fuselage, and anhedral to boot.

Good luck with that.
Forum: Tech Log
21st May 2021, 07:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

It works exactly like your "linear" example of...

It works exactly like your "linear" example of gas turbine theory except that, by putting some processes in parallel and reversing the direction of flow, it is shorter.

Imagine, if you will, the...
19th May 2021, 21:25
Replies: 31
Views: 5,950
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

On my dozen or so flights as pax on VC10s, we...

On my dozen or so flights as pax on VC10s, we were always advised of noise and vibration associated with use of spoilers, not reverse thrust. And yes, it was noisy, and it vibrated.

Similar PA...
Forum: Rotorheads
16th May 2021, 12:37
Replies: 18
Views: 3,041
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Has this suddenly happened? Does one engine...

Has this suddenly happened? Does one engine appear to warm-up quicker? Is the Delta-T consistent at all stages of flight? ? Pressures OK? What temperatures are indicated when the engines are...
13th May 2021, 19:18
Replies: 112
Views: 49,937
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

pattern_is_full As a Licensed...

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As a Licensed Engineer/Mechanic, any thoughts on what Type-Approval I would need to remove Cirrus Landing Gear from a Metroliner?
4th May 2021, 22:37
Replies: 40
Views: 5,805
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

There is only one thing worse than exploring the...

There is only one thing worse than exploring the capabilities of crackpot, nonsensical technologies;

not exploring the capabilities of crackpot, nonsensical technologies.
4th May 2021, 11:02
Replies: 77
Views: 10,443
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Post-Corporate, the Tin Triangle's graceful...

Post-Corporate, the Tin Triangle's graceful glide-into-the-sunset coincided with the first programme of enhancement (or should that be conception) to Jaguar's self-defence suite; second hand flare...
27th Apr 2021, 08:46
Replies: 32
Views: 11,529
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Freelance maintainer or part of a company? Not...

Freelance maintainer or part of a company? Not my jurisdiction, but I would have thought that your National Airworthiness Authority would be the way to go; they will understand the situation better...
Forum: Rotorheads
22nd Apr 2021, 22:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Ulster Flying Club at Newtownards (EGAD) is...

Ulster Flying Club at Newtownards (EGAD) is heli-friendly and has Cloud Nine, a most excellent diner!
20th Apr 2021, 07:47
Replies: 12
Views: 4,622
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

This is not an aviation forum, its a Professional...

This is not an aviation forum, its a Professional Pilot forum. This boat won't be allowed to sail out of port without a professional pilot.
19th Apr 2021, 22:08
Replies: 12
Views: 4,622
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

A similar, and well known, phenomenon is apparent...

A similar, and well known, phenomenon is apparent on the forward fuselage skins of the B-52 when airborne:
...
15th Apr 2021, 12:29
Replies: 132
Views: 28,762
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Put in a contemporary context, this ex-crab would...

Put in a contemporary context, this ex-crab would suggest that he was born in Corfu, but he was made in the Royal Navy.
Forum: Questions
8th Apr 2021, 22:26
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Surely the applicable laws would be moot in this...

Surely the applicable laws would be moot in this case. Like any premises, it might be expected to impose rules to be followed by its clientele which may be more restrictive, but not less...
7th Apr 2021, 12:35
Replies: 21
Views: 8,266
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

One imagines that airspeed would be proportional...

One imagines that airspeed would be proportional to the wind up his trouser leg.
31st Mar 2021, 19:47
Replies: 33
Views: 8,418
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

One more sleep till launch. The anticipation is...

One more sleep till launch. The anticipation is killing me.
28th Mar 2021, 17:14
Replies: 33
Views: 8,418
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

I strongly suspect "this is the thread of the...

I strongly suspect "this is the thread of the Mysterons".
10th Mar 2021, 21:37
Replies: 25
Views: 4,277
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

As a recently retired Licensed Engineer, and RAF...

As a recently retired Licensed Engineer, and RAF technician before that, I was always under the impression that we followed the maritime precedent regarding angles; certainly something I remember...
1st Mar 2021, 20:19
Replies: 50
Views: 10,902
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Like Concorde, that went quickly over most...

Like Concorde, that went quickly over most peoples head's.
21st Feb 2021, 09:25
Replies: 32
Views: 26,354
Posted By DuncanDoenitz

Thoughts on why the contemporaneous DEN United...

Thoughts on why the contemporaneous DEN United 777 merits wall to wall coverage on news outlets, but nothing about this, arguably, equivalent incident? Availability of in-flight footage? Twitter? ...
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