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Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jan 2022, 20:31
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By Grummaniser

When I saw that torn grommet I wondered why they...

When I saw that torn grommet I wondered why they couldn't have a metal plate mounted to the barrel such that it would shield the grommet from the worst of the weather. Wouldn't have to be so big that...
4th Jan 2022, 09:09
Replies: 96
Views: 17,665
Posted By Grummaniser

I'm not going to argue with the rest of your...

I'm not going to argue with the rest of your maths as I am unqualified to do so but the 1mW reference is 0dBm, not 1dBm. (1 X 10^0)
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Dec 2021, 16:45
Replies: 28
Views: 5,526
Posted By Grummaniser

We were on a BREAK!

We were on a BREAK!
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Nov 2021, 19:27
Replies: 45
Views: 3,315
Posted By Grummaniser

Given that 10m of 10mm is only about 20 more...

Given that 10m of 10mm is only about 20 more expensive than 10m of 6mm it seems pretty obvious to me!
27th Oct 2021, 21:44
Replies: 2,395
Views: 2,753,957
Posted By Grummaniser

It's a long time since I shared an N reg in the...

It's a long time since I shared an N reg in the UK but IIRC the maintenance regime is a lot less taxing. In particular I think the owner can do more unsupervised maintenance than on the G register.
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2021, 09:38
Replies: 28
Views: 1,612
Posted By Grummaniser

I got as far as "OK so far" and guessed the...

I got as far as "OK so far" and guessed the nature of the disaster. I was not disappointed!
21st Oct 2021, 18:29
Replies: 72
Sticky Headset?
Views: 26,240
Posted By Grummaniser

Better yet - if you buy an ANR headset and are...

Better yet - if you buy an ANR headset and are disciplined enough to keep the ANR switched off until at least you have got your PPL you will have bought one headset for both periods of your flying...
3rd Oct 2021, 20:54
Replies: 10
Views: 2,811
Posted By Grummaniser

Perhaps she was the source of the wind.

Perhaps she was the source of the wind.
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2021, 12:26
Replies: 53
Views: 3,158
Posted By Grummaniser

You've been a Very Naughty Boy

You've been a Very Naughty Boy
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Sep 2021, 23:33
Replies: 299
Views: 62,279
Posted By Grummaniser

The person filming was the chainsaw operator....

The person filming was the chainsaw operator. Either that or the cameraman had a very steady hand!
10th Sep 2021, 08:49
Replies: 73
Views: 9,786
Posted By Grummaniser

One thing I did many years ago when I was...

One thing I did many years ago when I was learning to land : I was finding that doing touch and goes was not helpful because I was not able to digest the landing before I had to start concentrating...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Jul 2021, 07:09
Replies: 29
Views: 3,236
Posted By Grummaniser

Plane to FL350 then a bus the rest of the way? No...

Plane to FL350 then a bus the rest of the way? No thanks.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2021, 21:01
Replies: 86
Views: 4,324
Posted By Grummaniser

https://youtu.be/uCApQ2MwhYo

https://youtu.be/uCApQ2MwhYo
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jun 2021, 22:53
Replies: 29
Views: 2,132
Posted By Grummaniser

I've got one of these in white Bakelite. It's...

I've got one of these in white Bakelite. It's been used as a prop in AmDram productions, even with the sound effects actually coming out of the speaker but I've left the innards intact. I'll have to...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Apr 2021, 19:04
Replies: 59
Views: 4,232
Posted By Grummaniser

They're all a standard guage regardless of...

They're all a standard guage regardless of manufacturer. 25mm deep is enough for a socket (2 or 3 2.5mm cables) but 35mm gives you room to get your elbows in 😉
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Apr 2021, 23:53
Replies: 65
Views: 4,471
Posted By Grummaniser

When you analyse the geometry and mechanics of a...

When you analyse the geometry and mechanics of a steering wheel and the attached driver it makes a lot of sense. Also we are taught to hold the wheel at the 10 to 2 position for good reason. Having a...
10th Apr 2021, 12:13
Replies: 27
Views: 21,501
Posted By Grummaniser

To be fair, it doesn't say plastic anywhere in...

To be fair, it doesn't say plastic anywhere in the article. Could be something metal but just not as permanent as a rivet
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Feb 2021, 00:28
Replies: 299
Views: 62,279
Posted By Grummaniser

:ok: Ha ha ha. Nice one!

:ok: Ha ha ha. Nice one!
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Feb 2021, 15:42
Replies: 299
Views: 62,279
Posted By Grummaniser

Poetic justice?

Anyone who supports an activity like cock fighting deserves all they get...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-56224144
22nd Jan 2021, 23:35
Replies: 10,020
Views: 657,932
Posted By Grummaniser

Some great captions - Nice to see that good old...

Some great captions - Nice to see that good old English toilet humour (with a u) is alive and well and living on PPRuNe.

Special award to Nutloose for cleverly infiltrating a link to the previous...
21st Jan 2021, 22:14
Replies: 10,020
Views: 657,932
Posted By Grummaniser

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/770x431/disembark_8bc2710dd35cb08f2567279fecbe596224be08e9.jpg
First time posting an image so fingers crossed... My starter for 10 is "If we walk...
19th Jan 2021, 15:10
Replies: 10,020
Views: 657,932
Posted By Grummaniser

"Don't all push at once - there'll be another one...

"Don't all push at once - there'll be another one along in a minute"
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jan 2021, 15:55
Replies: 299
Views: 62,279
Posted By Grummaniser

Designed to fire shot but probably caused the...

Designed to fire shot but probably caused the other to come out of an orifice somewhere on the operator's torso.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Feb 2020, 00:22
Replies: 25
Views: 4,773
Posted By Grummaniser

Not this one. See post 14 above!

Not this one. See post 14 above!
15th Dec 2019, 10:31
Replies: 8
Views: 2,760
Posted By Grummaniser

Thanks. Now that I've looked more closely at the...

Thanks. Now that I've looked more closely at the photos I can see that it's a more complex profile than just a plain washer. Apologies for the thread drift - back to the main story!
14th Dec 2019, 23:09
Replies: 8
Views: 2,760
Posted By Grummaniser

Can anyone with the necessary knowledge of...

Can anyone with the necessary knowledge of mechanical engineering explain how the different faces of the thrust washer affect its operation. Just interested...
24th Nov 2019, 21:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,979
Posted By Grummaniser

To be fair to our own AAIB(UK) they usually quote...

To be fair to our own AAIB(UK) they usually quote references as footnotes rather than appending a formal References section.
10th Jun 2019, 15:41
Replies: 37
Views: 26,375
Posted By Grummaniser

Ded reckoning

Arghhhh! One of my pet hates -it's DED reckoning, 'Ded' being short for 'Deduced'
Pedantly yours...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st May 2019, 12:59
Replies: 100
Views: 14,803
Posted By Grummaniser

There you see- the irresistible lure of Ambridge!

There you see- the irresistible lure of Ambridge!
9th Apr 2019, 16:01
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,755,124
Posted By Grummaniser

Heard BBC Radio4 news the other day saying that...

Heard BBC Radio4 news the other day saying that MCAS was a system to prevent the ENGINES stalling. I wrote them a stiff email...!
28th Mar 2019, 13:11
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,755,124
Posted By Grummaniser

The AOA is used to calculate an adjustment to the...

The AOA is used to calculate an adjustment to the Indicated Airspeed so a faulty AOA will cause the calculation to be unreliable thus causing an Unreliable Airspeed annunciation
24th Mar 2019, 12:41
Replies: 5,120
Views: 10,755,124
Posted By Grummaniser

Parity bits

It doesn't take a double bit error to lose one bit of data - somewhere in the system between the RDVT fixed to the AoA vane and the bus, is an analogue to digital converter chip (or array of them)...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2019, 01:19
Replies: 79
Views: 10,101
Posted By Grummaniser

Turn coordinator: Master of Ceremonies also :...

Turn coordinator: Master of Ceremonies
also : Yorkshire tea lady
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2019, 01:12
Replies: 79
Views: 10,101
Posted By Grummaniser

Landing gear: Destination airfield

Landing gear: Destination airfield
Forum: Rotorheads
6th Dec 2018, 18:11
Replies: 1,216
Views: 621,588
Posted By Grummaniser

As I understand it the over tightening of the nut...

As I understand it the over tightening of the nut at the spider end of the shaft was likely caused by rotation of the shaft as the duplex bearing got tighter, not necessarily by over torquing during...
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