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21st Mar 2022, 08:24
Replies: 7
Views: 1,530
Posted By rich34glider

It may have been in action against most of them,...

It may have been in action against most of them, but not really comparable technology, which is the point of the question I think.

In fact the Me-262 is the only swept wing in the group .. amazing...
4th Feb 2022, 06:23
Replies: 35
Views: 30,972
Posted By rich34glider

I read an anecdote in the entertaining memoir of...

I read an anecdote in the entertaining memoir of a somewhat notorious RAAF knuck who flew the Nomad at Tindal that there was a design calculation error that was never remedied .. sounds very...
24th Jan 2022, 05:52
Replies: 24
Views: 5,261
Posted By rich34glider

This might be a safer link:...

This might be a safer link: https://thewest.com.au/news/perth/nambeelup-plane-crash-light-plane-flips-on-landing-at-murrayfields-aerodrome-near-mandurah-c-5424645
24th Jan 2022, 05:50
Replies: 24
Views: 5,261
Posted By rich34glider

I just clicked on that link and my anti-virus...

I just clicked on that link and my anti-virus software went ballistic ...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jan 2022, 07:22
Replies: 421
Views: 81,372
Posted By rich34glider

Well the few that made the edit of the guy making...

Well the few that made the edit of the guy making the video, who clearly has his own version of events ... whatever suits your narrative I guess.

As we all know, he never actually had a legitimate...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Jan 2022, 07:15
Replies: 421
Views: 81,372
Posted By rich34glider

So you want to see people on the 'international...

So you want to see people on the 'international stage' just doing what the governments say without question.
Yes! Any people who are guests seeking entry into our country .. this is what every...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jan 2022, 06:03
Replies: 421
Views: 81,372
Posted By rich34glider

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-14/novak-djoko...

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-14/novak-djokovic-visa-cancellation-decision-immigration-minister/100748386

Yes! Finally.
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jan 2022, 06:01
Replies: 421
Views: 81,372
Posted By rich34glider

And that's the real issue. But also they are...

And that's the real issue.

But also they are more transmissive, and so enabling a disproportionate impact on all of us.

In both cases, holding us all back.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jan 2022, 03:30
Replies: 421
Views: 81,372
Posted By rich34glider

The letter from Hunt to TA makes it very clear -...

The letter from Hunt to TA makes it very clear - I read that TA chose not to disclose this advice to the Vic Government - if that's true then ND and his mental/arrogant Serbian entourage should be...
24th Nov 2021, 07:23
Replies: 25
Views: 5,913
Posted By rich34glider

Well there you go - still has the Slovakian...

Well there you go - still has the Slovakian markings on the tail!
23rd Nov 2021, 07:35
Replies: 25
Views: 5,913
Posted By rich34glider

agree, something wrong with that story - the...

agree, something wrong with that story - the Czechs did fly Me-109's postwar (because they had been building them for the Luftwaffe) but not stukas.
18th Nov 2021, 05:39
Replies: 8
Views: 2,042
Posted By rich34glider

Really enjoyed watching that, thank you for...

Really enjoyed watching that, thank you for posting!
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Oct 2021, 07:40
Replies: 299
Views: 64,627
Posted By rich34glider

Absolutely - since the sharing of pics &...

Absolutely - since the sharing of pics & particularly videos on facebook/instagram/youtube has become so widespread it's become apparent just how many attention-seeking idiots there are in the world...
23rd Sep 2021, 08:17
Replies: 61
Views: 13,133
Posted By rich34glider

"look after your own back yard and don't worry...

"look after your own back yard and don't worry about your neighbour"

That would sort of make sense ... if your actions didn't negatively impact anyone else .. which they do. We're all in this...
16th Sep 2021, 07:59
Replies: 951
Views: 187,629
Posted By rich34glider

Protecting us from decimation by stupidity you...

Protecting us from decimation by stupidity you mean?
6th Jul 2021, 07:24
Replies: 65
Views: 12,170
Posted By rich34glider

Chinook = "Chook"

Chinook = "Chook"
6th Jul 2021, 07:22
Replies: 65
Views: 12,170
Posted By rich34glider

Dassault Mirage III was the "Miracle" in...

Dassault Mirage III was the "Miracle" in Australia ... it seemed to be a miracle it could fly
16th Jun 2021, 07:12
Replies: 441
Views: 83,165
Posted By rich34glider

So if a wing fell off your aircraft and you had a...

So if a wing fell off your aircraft and you had a Mk.1 parachute available (that had been tested with a 99.9% rate of success) you wouldn't use it because .. see above. Interesting!
10th Jun 2021, 07:23
Replies: 441
Views: 83,165
Posted By rich34glider

I don't know STW, it does sound a LOT like you &...

I don't know STW, it does sound a LOT like you & Gnadenburg are actually doing exactly this in your reply?the sharing of one's point of view on a social or political issue, often on social media, in...
4th Jun 2021, 07:37
Replies: 48
Views: 13,405
Posted By rich34glider

Great info Jhieminga, cheers! Looks like the...

Great info Jhieminga, cheers!

Looks like the wiki description of "the hinge line" was referring to the actual aileron hinge denoted by the red line fore/aft about halfway along the aileron in this...
3rd Jun 2021, 07:11
Replies: 48
Views: 13,405
Posted By rich34glider

I copied the quote from wikipedia, which is what...

I copied the quote from wikipedia, which is what I looked at to confirm what I recalled reading in a book somewhere. If "hinge-line" is incorrect and you know correct alternative description then...
2nd Jun 2021, 07:17
Replies: 48
Views: 13,405
Posted By rich34glider

That was the end result - via explosive bolts...

That was the end result - via explosive bolts designed to even things up if only one tip failed, that were subsequently removed - that would have been a wild and alarming ride!
1st Jun 2021, 06:19
Replies: 48
Views: 13,405
Posted By rich34glider

They were designed to fail at the hinge line at...

They were designed to fail at the hinge line at 7.5G as a weight-saving measure
21st May 2021, 05:17
Replies: 24
Views: 5,163
Posted By rich34glider

Perfectly stated. Many lives lost showing off.

Perfectly stated. Many lives lost showing off.
21st May 2021, 05:01
Replies: 441
Views: 83,165
Posted By rich34glider

1st AZ jab on the 12th - sore arm, mild headache,...

1st AZ jab on the 12th - sore arm, mild headache, some body aches - on the 19th I had a bit of a fever and another headache (all good with paracetamol) - so far, so good.
14th May 2021, 07:03
Replies: 111
Views: 58,238
Posted By rich34glider

lederhosen God help us if flying a...

lederhosen

God help us if flying a contra-circuit base leg on autopilot is a thing these days!
13th May 2021, 07:23
Replies: 111
Views: 58,238
Posted By rich34glider

I read elsewhere that the Cirrus groundspeed on...

I read elsewhere that the Cirrus groundspeed on base was something like 186 kts ... if that's true it seems a little "hot" and probably a good reason for screwing the pooch on the final turn?
11th May 2021, 08:53
Replies: 21
Views: 5,483
Posted By rich34glider

Magnificent .. lucky man!

Magnificent .. lucky man!
29th Apr 2021, 08:02
Replies: 63
Views: 19,246
Posted By rich34glider

Yep, unfortunately a lack of professionalism by...

Yep, unfortunately a lack of professionalism by just a few can quickly ruin things for everyone.
28th Apr 2021, 06:34
Replies: 63
Views: 19,246
Posted By rich34glider

Sounds like the cowboys are going to stop us...

Sounds like the cowboys are going to stop us having nice things again ...
5th Mar 2021, 05:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,304
Posted By rich34glider

Yeah, it looks like trikes come under HGFA ......

Yeah, it looks like trikes come under HGFA ... now known as SAFA. Would be a shame if we never find out what went wrong. The flight I did was well done - a climb to 4500 over the rough terrain where...
5th Mar 2021, 01:05
Replies: 5
Views: 2,304
Posted By rich34glider

The pilot was the guy I flew with in October....

The pilot was the guy I flew with in October. Will be very interested in what happened of course .. RAAus will be doing the investigation I assume?
4th Mar 2021, 07:16
Replies: 5
Views: 3,479
Posted By rich34glider

"Jimmy, who is of New Zealand and Fijian...

"Jimmy, who is of New Zealand and Fijian heritage, has made it clear he’s going on The Bachelor to find ‘the one’"

Groan!
3rd Mar 2021, 23:42
Replies: 5
Views: 2,304
Posted By rich34glider

Bugger .. I did a trike flight there only a few...

Bugger .. I did a trike flight there only a few months ago. Fair skies.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Feb 2021, 07:23
Replies: 44
Views: 4,729
Posted By rich34glider

Abhorrent is actually just a real word in the...

Abhorrent is actually just a real word in the English language that has been around a very long time - unlike "snowflake" which is a very recent buzzword used mostly by angry, privileged old white...
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