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Forum: Tech Log
12th Feb 2012, 18:57
Replies: 5
Views: 5,286
Posted By Jane-DoH

Volume I would have always thought...

Volume



I would have always thought that for a given wing-loading a higher aspect ratio would always produce a higher peak L/D ratio than a lower aspect-ratio.



Induced drag = drag due to...
12th Feb 2012, 04:49
Replies: 198
Views: 29,073
Posted By Jane-DoH

pr00ne Correct Entirely...

pr00ne



Correct



Entirely accurate.
11th Feb 2012, 21:45
Replies: 198
Views: 29,073
Posted By Jane-DoH

500N But the motives for why the...

500N



But the motives for why the bombing was carried out play a big role in determining the justifiability/criminality/heinousness of the attack.

From what it appears, regardless of...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2012, 01:08
Replies: 5
Views: 5,286
Posted By Jane-DoH

Aspect Ratio on Aircraft Performance

I understand the aspect ratio is the wing-span squared divided by the wing-area. Would I be correct in describing aspect ratio as being one of the factors that determine how much lift you can...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2012, 01:05
Replies: 8
Views: 10,131
Posted By Jane-DoH

FCeng84 So, the parameter is not all...

FCeng84



So, the parameter is not all that important when it comes to dividing weight by span as in terms of the way lift is distributed across the wing?
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2012, 00:59
Replies: 38
Views: 19,236
Posted By Jane-DoH

OldBUFFkeeper The J91 had a...

OldBUFFkeeper



The J91 had a pressure-ratio of 7:1, and the J58 had a pressure-ratio (IIRC) of 8.8:1 so the J58 would get more thrust for it's size. I'm not sure if the J91 had a variable IGV...
Forum: Tech Log
11th Feb 2012, 00:30
Replies: 7
Views: 2,895
Posted By Jane-DoH

barit1 I was talking about the...

barit1



I was talking about the Northrop F-23 wing-design not the F-22, though I suppose both are rhomboid



Yeah, but the high-taper of a rhomboid wing would mean the shockwave would be...
11th Feb 2012, 00:21
Replies: 198
Views: 29,073
Posted By Jane-DoH

Chugalug2 I'm well aware of the fact...

Chugalug2



I'm well aware of the fact that the Norden couldn't put a bomb in a pickle-barrel from 30,000 feet -- in fact (I think I mentioned this before), it wasn't even particularly useful...
9th Feb 2012, 23:49
Replies: 198
Views: 29,073
Posted By Jane-DoH

orca The United States was making...

orca



The United States was making large sacrifices because were fighting in two theaters (Atlantic/Europe, and Pacific).

The Soviet Union was taking the greatest beating from the Germans. ...
9th Feb 2012, 03:49
Replies: 198
Views: 29,073
Posted By Jane-DoH

RUCAWO Is this where the RAF got the...

RUCAWO



Is this where the RAF got the first idea of starting firestorms? Or was that an older idea?



And this was the justification for Dresden?
Forum: Tech Log
9th Feb 2012, 03:10
Replies: 7
Views: 2,895
Posted By Jane-DoH

Ken Parry 1.) Which wing produces...

Ken Parry



1.) Which wing produces better L/D ratios at Mach 0.6 to 0.9 at

Sea-level
25,000 feet
35,000 feet
Forum: Tech Log
8th Feb 2012, 02:00
Replies: 7
Views: 2,895
Posted By Jane-DoH

Straight-Tapered Wings/Rhomboid Wings and Supersonic Flight

What kind of wing works better when flying subsonic and supersonic

1.) A straight, tapered wing similar in basic plan-view to the X-3 or F-104

2.) A rhomboid wing similar in plan-view to the...
8th Feb 2012, 01:56
Replies: 198
Views: 29,073
Posted By Jane-DoH

Skittles Churchill questioned the...

Skittles



Churchill questioned the nature of the attack, and advised about concerning attacks to military only targets as a means of distancing himself from the raid. Churchill may have been a...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jan 2012, 00:33
Replies: 21,843
Views: 1,403,664
Posted By Jane-DoH

11Fan I doubt that's the reason... ...

11Fan

I doubt that's the reason...


R.C.
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jan 2012, 23:08
Replies: 21,843
Views: 1,403,664
Posted By Jane-DoH

Ted Koppel's Stephen Colbert Interview While...

Ted Koppel's Stephen Colbert Interview

While the interview shines a lot of light on the dangers of the Citizens United v FEC ruling, it also raised a number of serious errors.

The most...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2012, 01:01
Replies: 8
Views: 10,131
Posted By Jane-DoH

Effect of Span-Loading on Aircraft Performance

As I understand it aspect ratio is the ratio of the wingspan squared divided by the area of the wing, and span-loading is the ratio of the weight divided by the span.

While I understand the effect...
Forum: Tech Log
22nd Jan 2012, 00:54
Replies: 38
Views: 19,236
Posted By Jane-DoH

Tailspin Turtle Hey -- I have your...

Tailspin Turtle



Hey -- I have your book. I'm surprised the F8U-3 was as good a performer as it was, I'm surprised it could run supersonic longer than the F-104 could. It also resolved a lot...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2012, 22:24
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By Jane-DoH

Cacophonix Which effectively gives the...

Cacophonix



Which effectively gives the Congress to effectively waive Constitutional rights. The Constitution is only supposed to be amendable when a 67% majority is used, not 50%; and 3/4 of...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2012, 21:11
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By Jane-DoH

If you don't care about your freedom, that's one...

If you don't care about your freedom, that's one thing. I care about mine and I'm sure there are others too.
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jan 2012, 20:06
Replies: 42
Views: 5,874
Posted By Jane-DoH

Why The Due Process Guarantee Act is Inadequate

The Due Process Guarantee Act (http://thenewamerican.com/usnews/constitution/10230-feinstein-introduces-due-process-guarantee-act) effectively prevents the government from jailing a person...
Forum: Tech Log
25th Dec 2011, 03:00
Replies: 4
Views: 4,219
Posted By Jane-DoH

Uh, I'm not a pilot and don't really know payload...

Uh, I'm not a pilot and don't really know payload range diagrams. I'm just wondering how a Comet compared to a 707, and how an L-1011 compared to them, and so forth
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2011, 02:50
Replies: 62
Views: 4,245
Posted By Jane-DoH

Cacophonix You'd think more people...

Cacophonix



You'd think more people would be worried.



I doubt he's interested in hearing facts. You lived under an oppressive regime so you understand the danger of unchecked government...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Dec 2011, 03:54
Replies: 62
Views: 4,245
Posted By Jane-DoH

Cacophonix People often don't realize...

Cacophonix



People often don't realize how much surveillance can be done autonomously...



I couldn't have said it better...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Dec 2011, 03:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By Jane-DoH

What's the use of this?

What's the use of this?
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Dec 2011, 02:12
Replies: 62
Views: 4,245
Posted By Jane-DoH

acbus1 You think a government that...

acbus1



You think a government that would want to place the whole world (including the US) under continuous surveillance, and even asserts that the whole world (even the US) is a battlefield is...
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