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20th Oct 2020, 10:05
Replies: 30
Views: 5,579
Posted By pilotmike

For most applications, a simple approximation to...

For most applications, a simple approximation to within about 1%, which is close enough for most situations on Earth is:

D (Nautical Miles) = Square root of Height (Feet).

So to answer...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2020, 22:20
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By pilotmike

How desperately sad when people with differing...

How desperately sad when people with differing views simply resort to attacking each other for daring to disagree with them.

A perfect demonstration of intolerance and small-mindedness.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Oct 2020, 07:55
Replies: 4,698
Views: 373,572
Posted By pilotmike

Are you sure about that? £1507 per week is...

Are you sure about that? £1507 per week is £78,364 per year. Even knowing MPs appear to have a unique ability to be 'creative' with the taxes they pay, deductions of just £1,636 per year in tax and...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2020, 12:04
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By pilotmike

The double phukofsworeus

The double phukofsworeus
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2020, 09:23
Replies: 111
Views: 11,067
Posted By pilotmike

I had mine about 10 days ago and so far I've not...

I had mine about 10 days ago and so far I've not caught any 'flu or even Covid, so it seems to have been 100% successful so far.
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Oct 2020, 09:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By pilotmike

Have you checked the post?

Have you checked the post?
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Oct 2020, 19:28
Replies: 10,760
Views: 986,915
Posted By pilotmike

Well don't keep us all in suspense....

Well don't keep us all in suspense....
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Oct 2020, 13:50
Replies: 278
Views: 17,115
Posted By pilotmike

I tried doing that and it was all over in about a...

I tried doing that and it was all over in about a minute.
Forum: Rotorheads
30th Sep 2020, 19:39
Replies: 64
Views: 8,171
Posted By pilotmike

It appears a perfect way to create another...

It appears a perfect way to create another casualty - a case of 'create your own market'.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2020, 22:24
Replies: 151
Views: 15,782
Posted By pilotmike

I got exactly the same at around that time. I...

I got exactly the same at around that time. I was told of my misdemeanour, which I accept, and was told the "I'm New Here" would operate for the next 10 posts (I think). I'm well past that with...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jul 2020, 18:13
Replies: 39
Views: 2,620
Posted By pilotmike

For sure! Or at least a foreshore.

For sure! Or at least a foreshore.
4th Jul 2020, 09:00
Replies: 40
Views: 6,469
Posted By pilotmike

When I learned in the 80s, it seemed to be...

When I learned in the 80s, it seemed to be generally around the 12-20ish mark, obviously depending on school and student aptitude. It seems to have become longer with a syllabus which appears to...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2020, 17:50
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By pilotmike

A Nut on the Loose

A Nut on the Loose
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jul 2020, 17:41
Replies: 10,760
Views: 986,915
Posted By pilotmike

That's odd, because I can't see any mention of...

That's odd, because I can't see any mention of race or even suggestion of it being a factor in the piece you quoted from ORAC's post.

Would you be kind enough to point us to where race is...
1st Jul 2020, 17:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,693
Posted By pilotmike

Carb icing might just about be possible at high...

Carb icing might just about be possible at high 20s Celcius, but not likely unless exceptionally humid.

Given the temperature, I suspect fuel vapourisation to be far more likely, especially if...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Jun 2020, 07:32
Replies: 75
Views: 7,865
Posted By pilotmike

Are you suggesting Covid-19 is a good thing then?...

Are you suggesting Covid-19 is a good thing then? A chicken and egg situation.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2020, 22:40
Replies: 99
Views: 11,585
Posted By pilotmike

I'm as anti littering as the next person - I hate...

I'm as anti littering as the next person - I hate it, especially the bags of dog poo others have mentioned being left hanging on trees etc.

However, when the BBC news focused on piles of litter,...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Jun 2020, 20:18
Replies: 10,760
Views: 986,915
Posted By pilotmike

Similarly, the police are apparently angry that...

Similarly, the police are apparently angry that people are not complying after they "desperately urged people to... think twice before heading to the area'".

How can the police possibly know what...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Jun 2020, 16:59
Replies: 38
Views: 2,328
Posted By pilotmike

It will work, but the outflow air is quite hot,...

It will work, but the outflow air is quite hot, so any finding its way back in will defeat the cooling. Ideally the exhaust hose should be as short as possible (reduces radiated and conducted heat...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Jun 2020, 18:09
Replies: 83
Views: 8,651
Posted By pilotmike

I've never heard of Captain Birdeye. On the...

I've never heard of Captain Birdeye. On the other hand, the similarly named Captain Birdseye is a well known brand of frozen fish / other food.

On the subject of fish and skin colour, I would...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2020, 16:51
Replies: 10,760
Views: 986,915
Posted By pilotmike

The compressor is still working pretty much as...

The compressor is still working pretty much as hard as with direct air. Any fractional difference to the typical load of around 2 kW which the aircon presents to the engine is hardly going to change...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th May 2020, 09:17
Replies: 10,760
Views: 986,915
Posted By pilotmike

I understand from yesterday's briefing that I may...

I understand from yesterday's briefing that I may visit gardens of other households, limited to 6 people at a time, however I am to avoid "visiting lots of different households in quick succession"
...
Forum: Rotorheads
28th May 2020, 06:49
Replies: 33
Views: 3,883
Posted By pilotmike

Thanks for the great calendar, Ned! Beautiful...

Thanks for the great calendar, Ned! Beautiful pictures as usual - Air Support this time.

Many thanks.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th May 2020, 19:00
Replies: 254
Views: 49,527
Posted By pilotmike

This escalation might have knock on effects

This escalation might have knock on effects
11th May 2020, 13:06
Replies: 24
Views: 3,831
Posted By pilotmike

What is your aversion to pilots being aware of...

What is your aversion to pilots being aware of the rules / laws?
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