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Forum: Jet Blast
14th Oct 2010, 08:53
Replies: 78
Views: 6,031
Posted By hugel

There is also a great deal of conservatism,...

There is also a great deal of conservatism, resistance to change "we don't do that here" and protectionism and cartel-like operations. Things are changing, but sooooo slowly.

The swiss response to...
Forum: Middle East
11th Oct 2010, 07:17
Replies: 28
Views: 21,422
Posted By hugel

@IXNAT Is continuing education a waste of...

@IXNAT

Is continuing education a waste of time ? I don't think so in any industry that is driven by procedure, licencing and knowledge.

How can a qualification be "essential for many...
Forum: Middle East
4th Oct 2010, 08:49
Replies: 28
Views: 21,422
Posted By hugel

Another endorsement for London City University's...

Another endorsement for London City University's MSc Air Transport Management. If that is not quite your thang they also run MSc Air Safety Management and MSc Aircraft Maintenance Management. From...
Forum: Questions
1st Sep 2010, 11:00
Replies: 18
Views: 8,911
Posted By hugel

Again the question is: what do you want to do...

Again the question is: what do you want to do when you grow up ? System Engineering offers a broader picture and is a growth discipline within engineering. It is a higher level of abstraction. If I...
27th Aug 2010, 12:09
Replies: 22
Views: 3,108
Posted By hugel

The value of good motivated teachers/instructors...

The value of good motivated teachers/instructors is often overlooked as they are rarely motivated by money. If you see this as a vocation, especially if even making a decent income would be...
Forum: Questions
20th Aug 2010, 09:11
Replies: 18
Views: 8,911
Posted By hugel

What do you want to do with it ? Where are you ?...

What do you want to do with it ? Where are you ? Who is paying ? What job/career are you aiming for ?

More information required.

hugel
11th Aug 2010, 14:43
Replies: 36
Views: 12,176
Posted By hugel

I think the original question was about a...

I think the original question was about a long-term goal of reaching Safety Manager. With that in mind he could do well on a MSc course that is entitled "Air Safety Management". I'm not sure being...
Replies: 36
Views: 12,176
Posted By hugel

Indeed it does. They run three related courses: ...

Indeed it does. They run three related courses:

MSc Air Transport Management
MSc Air Safety Management
MSc Aircraft Maintenance Management

The course is modular and you complete eight modules...
Forum: Tech Log
31st May 2010, 14:24
Replies: 0
Views: 1,254
Posted By hugel

MSc Navigation and Positioning Technology ?

I have just been looking at the course description for a MSc at Nottingham University called Navigation and Positioning Technology...
Replies: 72
Views: 6,382
Posted By hugel

I would: reliability, safety, statistics even...

I would: reliability, safety, statistics even economic prediction all depend on managing uncertainty although you probably have to wait until MSc level to make it your specialist subject....

My...
Forum: Tech Log
5th May 2010, 15:00
Replies: 3
Views: 2,304
Posted By hugel

OK I am digging a bit deeper and note from ...

OK I am digging a bit deeper and note from (http://www.kartografie.nl/geometrics/Map%20projections/body.htm):

also:


As regards the standard parallels used by aero charts, this seems to...
Forum: Tech Log
5th May 2010, 13:57
Replies: 3
Views: 2,304
Posted By hugel

Standard Parallels used on ICAO 500k charts ?

The ICAO charts use a Lambert conformal conic projection which is only completely scale-accurate along the two standard parallels, with the distortion increasing as you move away from these lines.
...
27th Apr 2010, 13:21
Replies: 8
Views: 2,440
Posted By hugel

I have an old (1997) set of Trevor Thom books, so...

I have an old (1997) set of Trevor Thom books, so I thought I had better get some revised literature...

The Trevor Thom series are detailed and clear, with maybe too much information without...
26th Apr 2010, 10:27
Replies: 17
Views: 4,892
Posted By hugel

Is the confuser still in print, or available from...

Is the confuser still in print, or available from an online bookseller ?

hugel
Forum: Tech Log
23rd Apr 2010, 10:27
Replies: 36
Views: 4,134
Posted By hugel

It is obviously a major concern in a similar way...

It is obviously a major concern in a similar way to radar or IFF spoofing, but it's not a subject on which I would be giving tips and how-tos on a public forum.

If future surveillance relies...
22nd Apr 2010, 09:35
Replies: 19
Views: 3,980
Posted By hugel

Can the PPL theory exams be undertaken at CAA, at...

Can the PPL theory exams be undertaken at CAA, at Gatwick ? If so, how does one go about booking them? Does anyone have a link ? I have taken a look at their website, and all I can find is the 4th...
21st Apr 2010, 15:13
Replies: 19
Views: 3,980
Posted By hugel

JAR PPL(A) Theory Exams in UK when living abroad

I am planning to do my JAR PPL(A) in the second half of this year or more likely early next year. As I live in Switzerland where the cost of learning is huge, the plan is to do the practical lessons...
Forum: Tech Log
20th Apr 2010, 10:06
Replies: 36
Views: 4,134
Posted By hugel

Inertial Navigation relies on knowledge of where...

Inertial Navigation relies on knowledge of where you have been (relative). GPS gives an absolute position.

Input to either can be lost or fail. An integrated system uses the best of both, by...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Mar 2010, 12:45
Replies: 49
Views: 4,441
Posted By hugel

In a good reception area the quality is better....

In a good reception area the quality is better. Remember though you have bought new electronics to hear it, so FM would probably sound better if you bought a new analogue radio too...

It is...
25th Mar 2010, 14:25
Replies: 10
Views: 14,249
Posted By hugel

Some things to think about: a) in what...

Some things to think about:

a) in what currency do you get paid (EUR) ?
b) in what currency are your bills or outgoings (GBP or EUR) ?
c) where do you ultimately want to retire (or spend all...
18th Mar 2010, 08:00
Replies: 1
Views: 1,619
Posted By hugel

Aircraft Silhouette Poster or Book - Modern Aircraft ?

I'd like to improve my aircraft familiarity of in-service modern military and civil aircraft.

Can anyone recommend a book or poster of silhoutettes or descriptions that will help ?

Thanx
hugel
Forum: Middle East
16th Mar 2010, 14:16
Replies: 28
Views: 21,422
Posted By hugel

This is a good course and they run some modules...

This is a good course and they run some modules in the Middle East.

The students seemed to be experienced people from the aviation industry and not recent graduates.

It is very flexible course...
16th Mar 2010, 12:59
Replies: 41
Views: 28,661
Posted By hugel

I am just reading Tom Gunn's book about selling...

I am just reading Tom Gunn's book about selling aircraft: "Taking Aim on Selling in the High Stakes Industry of International Aerospace"

He talks of the importance of endorsement and the impact...
16th Mar 2010, 09:54
Replies: 41
Views: 28,661
Posted By hugel

There must be huge implications for whom you let...

There must be huge implications for whom you let fly your aircraft, especially if they are in a position to be making a public comparison.

Are they impartial ? Are they consulting for one of the...
15th Mar 2010, 10:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,975
Posted By hugel

When I took a look some time ago at accident...

When I took a look some time ago at accident investigation reports, and noted the average report identified seven causal factors.

It is very rare than one could point at a single factor and say...
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