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6th Dec 2019, 06:38
Replies: 22
Views: 3,713
Posted By Chuck Glider

No. I believe vihai is correct in asserting...

No.
I believe vihai is correct in asserting that cavitation only occurs in liquids, specifically incompressible liquids, like water, so cavitation is a factor with marine propellers but not aircraft...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Nov 2019, 08:22
Replies: 30
Views: 3,979
Posted By Chuck Glider

I'm coming round to the idea that a hung...

I'm coming round to the idea that a hung parliament might be a satisfactory way out.
6th Nov 2019, 06:29
Replies: 26
Views: 3,449
Posted By Chuck Glider

IMO join the syndicate and see how you get on...

IMO join the syndicate and see how you get on without a transponder. I rather expect you may enjoy the RF4 enough on its own to not worry much over the absence of SSR.
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Oct 2019, 08:27
Replies: 33
Views: 3,887
Posted By Chuck Glider

Would that be the Northumbrian pipes?

Would that be the Northumbrian pipes?
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2019, 08:50
Replies: 43
Views: 4,554
Posted By Chuck Glider

Closest I ever got. or will get, was a few years...

Closest I ever got. or will get, was a few years ago when a Spit came to Inverness for a display at Fort George. A bunch of us rec. flyers crowded round to drink it in and I was astonished when I was...
6th Oct 2019, 07:29
Replies: 11
Views: 5,695
Posted By Chuck Glider

I understood it was the No.4 engine, outboard,...

I understood it was the No.4 engine, outboard, not inboard. Not that that in itself should have brought the aircraft down.
3rd Oct 2019, 07:51
Replies: 47
Views: 6,688
Posted By Chuck Glider

Long ago I read somewhere that an engine failure...

Long ago I read somewhere that an engine failure very often occurred when changes were made to power settings, fuel tank changes etc. That was before I made my first water crossing, Mull of Kintyre...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2019, 17:47
Replies: 10,732
Views: 1,379,724
Posted By Chuck Glider

I was in town today and passed through M&S food...

I was in town today and passed through M&S food hall and barely a few days after the equinox...apparently it's Christmas!!! WTF?
25th Sep 2019, 07:11
Replies: 9
Views: 3,266
Posted By Chuck Glider

You think? Closest I ever came to a midair was...

You think?
Closest I ever came to a midair was joining downwind with full ATC. The pilot of a following a/c did not see me, later told me he thought I had landed despite my inbound calls and that he...
21st Sep 2019, 20:45
Replies: 30
Views: 6,619
Posted By Chuck Glider

Glorious day for it but heading south I was...

Glorious day for it but heading south I was astonished by the turbulence over the Grampians and the headwind component. 40+ kts being the worst of it.
Eventually gave up having burnt a quarter of my...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Sep 2019, 08:23
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2019, 09:02
Replies: 65
Views: 11,221
Posted By Chuck Glider

I was born and raised in a tenement in Glasgow....

I was born and raised in a tenement in Glasgow. My family was protestant, not devout or rabid, but not catholic. Above us on the top floor were two catholic families and we played with their kids...
13th Sep 2019, 08:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By Chuck Glider

Weeds, that first pic looks like something out of...

Weeds, that first pic looks like something out of 'ALIEN'!
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2019, 09:56
Replies: 10,732
Views: 1,379,724
Posted By Chuck Glider

Regarding younger people (I'm old so that's a...

Regarding younger people (I'm old so that's a pretty broad spectrum) talking I dislike what seems to be a current fad for speaking from the back of the mouth so that what comes out is a sort of a low...
31st Aug 2019, 08:08
Replies: 11
Views: 2,654
Posted By Chuck Glider

Have you had a word with the 'basket weavers' to...

Have you had a word with the 'basket weavers' to find out how they pulled it off?
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2019, 08:03
Replies: 47
Views: 7,996
Posted By Chuck Glider

Full on, but add to that stepping off the top of...

Full on, but add to that stepping off the top of an escalator and stopping right there to look around and gawp oblivious to others being mechanically delivered at their backs. Aaaargh!
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2019, 08:35
Replies: 113
Views: 12,502
Posted By Chuck Glider

Why use 3 syllables when 4 will do.

Why use 3 syllables when 4 will do.
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2019, 07:26
Replies: 53
Views: 10,151
Posted By Chuck Glider

Unacceptable? That's a bit mealy-mouthed, don't...

Unacceptable? That's a bit mealy-mouthed, don't you think? How about barbaric, criminal?
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Jun 2019, 06:55
Replies: 40
Views: 5,000
Posted By Chuck Glider

So true. I lament that my handwriting has, for...

So true. I lament that my handwriting has, for the reasons you mention, degenerated to a mere squiggly line.
Forum: Jet Blast
27th May 2019, 20:19
Replies: 75
Views: 6,860
Posted By Chuck Glider

Certainly 'wilted spinach' is very unappealing...

Certainly 'wilted spinach' is very unappealing but uncooked? That's a very different story and is possibly my favourite salad green.
16th May 2019, 06:29
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By Chuck Glider

Maoraigh has a lot of experience in flying around...

Maoraigh has a lot of experience in flying around lumpy terrain and I have a little too, but I recall one flight North over the Grampians when the owner's voice from the rear seat of the Cub asked...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th May 2019, 06:59
Replies: 11
Views: 2,343
Posted By Chuck Glider

Some decades ago when there used to be low flying...

Some decades ago when there used to be low flying Tornado's flying around here I drove past a couple of cops in a lay-by with a radar gun. As a Tornado went low overhead the one with the gun 'shot'...
9th Apr 2019, 06:52
Replies: 23
Views: 7,361
Posted By Chuck Glider

The Sporty's page linked to by Cows getting...

The Sporty's page linked to by Cows getting bigger says it will receive but not transmit on 8.33.

I have a Yaesu 550 which so far has been satisfactory.
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Feb 2019, 19:53
Replies: 528
Views: 99,814
Posted By Chuck Glider

From North of the border, thanks for that. How...

From North of the border, thanks for that.
How about Rockall? Would that fit the bill?
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jan 2019, 09:56
Replies: 159
Views: 24,990
Posted By Chuck Glider

Self evidently true otherwise it would have been...

Self evidently true otherwise it would have been found.
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