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1st Sep 2016, 08:33
Replies: 23
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Posted By Tourist

To be fair, he let his son (who later had issues)...

To be fair, he let his son (who later had issues) take it so obviously did not believe it was a danger. You can only respond to the expert advice you are given.
31st Aug 2016, 06:03
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Views: 2,707,835
Posted By Tourist

Thank you for that.

Thank you for that.
30th Aug 2016, 10:20
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Views: 2,707,835
Posted By Tourist

"the F-35C has accomplished an astonishing 234...

"the F-35C has accomplished an astonishing 234 arrestments without a single miss during this deployment....

Interested to know what a normal rate would be?
Difficult to know if this means its an...
27th Aug 2016, 13:11
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

You asked a question which as you well knew had...

You asked a question which as you well knew had no answer since there are no regulatory standards yet.

In terms of technological rather than regulatory challenges, there are autonomous aircraft...
27th Aug 2016, 11:25
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

That's a very disingenuous question wiggy, since...

That's a very disingenuous question wiggy, since as you are well aware there is no such regulatory standard for autonomous aircraft.

How can you prove a level of safety except with hindsight?

...
27th Aug 2016, 08:11
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

FlyingApe Does the fact that there are...

FlyingApe

Does the fact that there are autonomous aircraft currently flying that achieve vastly more tricky tasks than that required of an airliner not cause you to doubt your opinion even...
25th Aug 2016, 10:25
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

Ah, thought you meant this famous one... ...

Ah, thought you meant this famous one...

http://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/104860-hkg-md-11-crash-video-released-2.html#post1024703
25th Aug 2016, 10:08
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

Helps if you actually set it up properly.:ok: ...

Helps if you actually set it up properly.:ok:

(I assume you are referring to the RAF "arrival"?)
25th Aug 2016, 10:07
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

wiggy Read what I wrote. The picture...

wiggy

Read what I wrote.

The picture you are looking at is a synthetic creation of computer cleverness whether in manual or auto mode.
Raw data pictures are long gone, and on the whole it is...
25th Aug 2016, 03:22
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

Current weather radar pictures are synthetic in...

Current weather radar pictures are synthetic in most modern airliners. This means that the computer has already looked at the raw data, analysed the information and presented what it believes to be...
24th Aug 2016, 14:30
Replies: 505
Views: 244,545
Posted By Tourist

You have to wonder if they had a control failure?...

You have to wonder if they had a control failure?
I would have expected to see the front thrusters at least trying to stop the plunge?
24th Aug 2016, 14:28
Replies: 505
Views: 244,545
Posted By Tourist

On the plus side, if that is a "crash", then it...

On the plus side, if that is a "crash", then it has amazing survivability!

They must have had time to debrief the event before contact with the ground.
Probably get the paperwork started!
Forum: Freight Dogs
24th Aug 2016, 14:22
Replies: 356
Views: 150,130
Posted By Tourist

I would imagine that pitch control would be...

I would imagine that pitch control would be improved by a 50kt wind? Then you would have elevator control and vectored thrust?
24th Aug 2016, 13:41
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

You asked for a link. I posted two. ...

You asked for a link.

I posted two.

This is where you could have said "thanks for that, turns out you were right."
24th Aug 2016, 08:18
Replies: 15
Views: 8,141
Posted By Tourist

Is that actually true? Sounds a little extreme...

Is that actually true?
Sounds a little extreme and unlikely.

Our military would usually set a stiff financial penalty for a negligent discharge.
Forum: Freight Dogs
23rd Aug 2016, 18:00
Replies: 356
Views: 150,130
Posted By Tourist

Yawn.................

Yawn.................
Forum: Freight Dogs
23rd Aug 2016, 17:38
Replies: 356
Views: 150,130
Posted By Tourist

Ok. I'm a military pilot, with both rotary...

Ok.

I'm a military pilot, with both rotary and fixed wing experience in places where locals occasionally test their bang-sticks in a friendly way towards you.

I was always led to believe that...
23rd Aug 2016, 17:27
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

I'm sorry, but you are being ridiculous. The...

I'm sorry, but you are being ridiculous.

The Airbus system reacts as designed.

It is designed to operate with a human pilot, and is specifically designed to drop out and hand over under certain...
23rd Aug 2016, 17:21
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

I'm assuming that this is the one you are...

I'm assuming that this is the one you are referring to?


https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jun/30/tesla-autopilot-death-self-driving-car-elon-musk

Tesla driver killed in crash with...
Forum: Freight Dogs
23rd Aug 2016, 16:46
Replies: 356
Views: 150,130
Posted By Tourist

I'm thinking Machu Pichu, Petra, Ankor Wat......

I'm thinking Machu Pichu, Petra, Ankor Wat......
23rd Aug 2016, 16:43
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

The guys in that article are deliberately finding...

The guys in that article are deliberately finding arrangements of pixels that can be misinterpreted by neural nets so as to learn about the learning process

A glance at the pictures they are...
23rd Aug 2016, 16:09
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

Worth mentioning that current digital weather...

Worth mentioning that current digital weather avoidance systems are entirely radar based and are designed to be used in conjunction with human pilots. You would design them differently if that was...
23rd Aug 2016, 14:40
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

That is extremely simplistic and is an attempt to...

That is extremely simplistic and is an attempt to sell an extraordinarily flawed vision system as ideal.
Our vision system is notoriously quirky and easy to confuse. This is why there are millions...
23rd Aug 2016, 14:26
Replies: 170
Views: 27,170
Posted By Tourist

Factually incorrect. A specifically not...

Factually incorrect.

A specifically not autonomous car with a basic autopilot which has never ever claimed to be autonomous and is sold as "beta testing" hit a truck because despite warnings that...
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Aug 2016, 10:19
Replies: 82
Views: 20,645
Posted By Tourist

Yes there is a significantly lower chance of an...

Yes there is a significantly lower chance of an engine failure at lower thrust. The damage to the engine is exponential(ish) with temp.
...
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