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18th Oct 2020, 12:29
Replies: 33
Views: 6,871
Posted By hoss183

I remember that at 6ft the horizon is at 3 miles....

I remember that at 6ft the horizon is at 3 miles.
At 35,000 its 229 miles apparently calculator (https://dizzib.github.io/earth/curve-calc/?d0=30&h0=10&unit=imperial)
Correlates with treadigraphs...
25th Aug 2020, 11:50
Replies: 9
Views: 3,046
Posted By hoss183

Are they selling off the best/old china to fund...

Are they selling off the best/old china to fund the MAX fiasco losses?
13th Aug 2020, 11:38
Replies: 77
Views: 10,151
Posted By hoss183

There were 727's around that era operated or...

There were 727's around that era operated or tested with JATO
Rumour is that Mexicana had it on 727-200s
and this MeType Certification Data 727-200 Series...
26th Jun 2020, 11:31
Replies: 37
Views: 12,921
Posted By hoss183

Are they A400s fitted with a galley? 'Lunch just...

Are they A400s fitted with a galley? 'Lunch just got delivered sir'
15th Jun 2020, 12:41
Replies: 111
Views: 128,122
Posted By hoss183

E3 seems in the wrong place (related to RNLI...

E3 seems in the wrong place (related to RNLI headings and reports) I suspect there's an exercise going on and the E3, KC135 and some of the RN further south (Tideforce and others) were doing their...
15th Jun 2020, 11:35
Replies: 111
Views: 128,122
Posted By hoss183

Lets hope he/she is ok. With an EPIRB and a quick...

Lets hope he/she is ok. With an EPIRB and a quick response one would hope.
Forum: Tech Log
11th Jun 2020, 11:50
Replies: 29
Views: 3,433
Posted By hoss183

well his theory is correct, just with an error of...

well his theory is correct, just with an error of 60x
10th Jun 2020, 11:20
Replies: 161
Views: 90,506
Posted By hoss183

Interesting to note there are no bolt holes (a-la...

Interesting to note there are no bolt holes (a-la BAC1-11) and the window seems to fit from the outside i.e not plug, so its just bonded with pressure working against it!?
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2020, 14:26
Replies: 29
Views: 3,433
Posted By hoss183

None of the GPS satellites are geo-stationary,...

None of the GPS satellites are geo-stationary, they orbit geo-sync about 2x per day.
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2020, 12:06
Replies: 29
Views: 3,433
Posted By hoss183

Found this, could be of interest:...

Found this, could be of interest: https://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-thomson-geopriv-grip-gps-00.html#clock
Forum: Tech Log
9th Jun 2020, 11:49
Replies: 29
Views: 3,433
Posted By hoss183

You have it a little bit backwards. You just...

You have it a little bit backwards.
You just need 1 for time in the accuracy that a human needs it. 2 will give you a circle on a sphere, 3 one of 2 points on a circle (but one will not be on earth...
9th Jun 2020, 11:46
Forum: Questions
5th Jun 2020, 16:27
Replies: 11
Views: 2,761
Posted By hoss183

If the valves were fully open (take off or...

If the valves were fully open (take off or landing) even a say 200ft change in a few seconds would cause discomfort, hence having a pressure slightly above ambient allows the system to control it and...
Forum: Tech Log
27th May 2020, 13:01
Replies: 29
Views: 3,592
Posted By hoss183

Thats my point, just assume they're not and put...

Thats my point, just assume they're not and put yourself in the best case scenario.
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2020, 14:50
Replies: 29
Views: 3,592
Posted By hoss183

I dont quite agree with that. The Punkah vents...

I dont quite agree with that. The Punkah vents will be directing a flow normal directly at a person, whereas other flows will be more diffuse, reducing the airflow directly over a person, and also...
Forum: Rotorheads
24th May 2020, 12:22
Replies: 24
Views: 8,840
Posted By hoss183

Thread drift sorry, but we used to amuse...

Thread drift sorry, but we used to amuse ourselves with our storeman from the west-country who had particularly broad accent, 'Th' sounds came out as 'F'. When we had to cost a job he held all of the...
Forum: Tech Log
24th May 2020, 12:11
Replies: 29
Views: 3,592
Posted By hoss183

Who says these filters actually filter airbourne...

Who says these filters actually filter airbourne viral contamination 100% or even at all?
I think you have to assume that all of the a/c air supply is contaminated to some degree. Therefore closed...
22nd May 2020, 12:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By hoss183

I have it on good authority, that it was in fact...

I have it on good authority, that it was in fact a medical emergency.
I should know better regarding spurious ADS-B data, its just they were consistent values and over longer periods of time than a...
21st May 2020, 15:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By hoss183

They don't all occur out of ADS-B coverage.

They don't all occur out of ADS-B coverage.
21st May 2020, 12:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By hoss183

Tame at that point, but look at the whole track,...

Tame at that point, but look at the whole track, they deviated several times around storms after Forteleza, and data shows several periods of incorrect (307 & 84 kt) IAS mid ocean. Those 2 values...
21st May 2020, 11:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,818
Posted By hoss183

AF 772 diverts with loss of IAS?

Interesting one - AFR 772, shows an IAS of 84 kt for some time, squawks 7700 and then diverts.
Loss of pitot / IAS a-la 447?...
16th May 2020, 14:38
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By hoss183

1681 from Naberezhnye Chelny (NBC)...

1681 from Naberezhnye Chelny (NBC) (https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airports/nbc)
1311 from Mineralnye Vody (MRV) (https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airports/mrv)
1186 from Volgograd (VOG)...
16th May 2020, 12:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By hoss183

Surely thats not standard practice? They could...

Surely thats not standard practice? They could have just declared that to ATC.
15th May 2020, 16:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By hoss183

3 a/c squawking 7700 in 30mins into Moscow

Any ideas why?
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/563x466/2020_05_15_17_40_08_window_6dd078190e29d9ce70d4e32469cff7a94b456da3.png
8th May 2020, 14:32
Replies: 49
Views: 28,257
Posted By hoss183

Bird strike test spec 1.8kg Suicidal texan...

Bird strike test spec 1.8kg
Suicidal texan circa 100kg
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