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Small plane lands on I-84 after "engine failure". by [email protected]
Andy Patrick, owner of Boise-based charter business SP Aircraft, told the Associated Press the pilot had plenty of fuel aboard but forgot to switch fuel tanks and couldn't make the runway at the Boise Airport when the engine quit. He says the pilot was the only person aboard the flight carrying...
October 14th 15 12:07 PM
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... or is that a glass panel in your pocket? by [email protected]
On Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 9:18:56 PM UTC-4, Brian Whatcott wrote: On 9/13/2015 10:01 AM, wrote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylgAfsjNgOQ Nice. --- I agree. They have taken care to stay with the 'no install' requirement for certified...
September 22nd 15 04:07 AM
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Private airports: Green Bank by [email protected]
On Sunday, February 22, 1998 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-5, Eric T. Miller wrote: I plan to use this airport when visiting a friend in WV. He works for NRAO, so I hope to get a different answer. He says someone he works with commutes by plane... Later, Eric This will interesting, posting a...
September 13th 15 03:53 PM
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Compass Questions ? by Bob
Hello, Not a Pilot, but always interested in the engineering aspects. This question came up, and I realize that I am not sure of a correct answer. Regarding the compass heading that shows in the glass displays: How is it derived ? GPS ?
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September 5th 15 11:53 PM
by Brian Whatcott Go to last post
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New Catalina Air Show In The Works by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3125-full.html?ET=avweb:e3125:218609a New Catalina Air Show In The Works By Mary Grady Organizing an airshow is always a big job, but the folks working to put on the next Catalina Air Show, set for October 2016, face some extra challenges. The show is...
August 14th 15 04:14 PM
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Harrison Ford Reported Fair After Plane Crash by Larry Dighera
Venice, California Another facial scar for Harrison, and a blow to a vintage PT-22. Ford makes the 6 PM news (as every pilot fears). Even at 72, I would expect him to heal reasonably quickly and hopefully, fully. Nice job putting it between the trees. The hearts of the aviation community go...
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August 7th 15 11:32 AM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Facebook Builds UAS That Beams Down Wi-Fi by Larry Dighera
Questions: 1. Will the laser beams directed toward the Earth's surface be a hazard to human sight? 2. Will the airborne lasers be able to penetrate cloud layers below them? 3. Will it be necessary for each sovereign government over which the UAS operate to grant FaceBook...
August 4th 15 12:45 AM
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Electric plane at Paris Airshow by Skywise
http://www.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/06/16/paris-air-show-e-fan-orig.cnn Brian -- http://www.earthwaves.org/forum/index.php - Earth Sciences discussion http://www.skywise711.com - Lasers, Seismology, Astronomy, Skepticism Sed quis custodiet ipsos Custodes?
July 15th 15 08:57 PM
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no thanks - remote controlled passenger planes? by Skywise
http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/26/travel/remote-controlled-passenger- airplane/index.html No thanks. Not that I need to fly so it's a moot point, but I wouldn't fly as it is purely on philosphical grounds vs TSA. But that pales in comparison to the ramifications of remotely controlled airliners. Can...
June 27th 15 06:42 AM
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Flying through rain by Some Other Guy
What really does change when you fly something like a Skyhawk through thick rain? I just do sims, and all that happens there is a lot of noise and pretty raindrop smears on the the windshield but the performance seems unchanged. What happens in real life?
June 16th 15 03:42 AM
by kowel pazanjian Go to last post
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World's First hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Multi-rotor UAV by Larry Dighera
http://techxplore.com/news/2015-05-hycopter-energy-hydrogen-air.html Hycopter stores energy in form of hydrogen, not air by Nancy Owano Hycopter stores energy in form of hydrogen, not air Singapore-based Horizon Unmanned Systems (HUS) this month introduced the hycopter, which they said is...
June 8th 15 04:13 AM
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NBAA Raises Concerns Over ADS-B Security by Larry Dighera
This satellite-based approach to NextGen Air Traffic Control is flawed. While it permits defense contractors to deploy their market-ready technology and wrest control of the skies from the federal government, it significantly reduces air safety and opens a chink in the armor against terrorism. ...
June 5th 15 10:14 PM
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CAFE Electric Aircraft Symposium Set For May 1 by Larry Dighera
On Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:25:02 +1200, george152 wrote: On 27/04/2015 1:58 a.m., Larry Dighera wrote: Glaring omission: SOLAR IMPULSE http://us3.campaign-archive2.com/?u=553e7fdb79a7f1570622b070d&id=5e3b071d05&e=2b92d60fc6 Round the world flight with the Sun as sole...
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June 5th 15 10:13 PM
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Solar Powered Aircraft: Still Hobbled By Batteries by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Solar-Powered-Aircraft-Still-Hobbled-by-Batteries-224100-1.html Solar Powered Aircraft: Still Hobbled By Batteries By Paul Bertorelli With Solar Impulse plying its way around the globe, solar-powered flight is getting plenty of press, but there are dozens...
May 28th 15 05:00 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Airplane Dumped Poop On Girl's Birthday Party, Family Claims by Must Have Been A Republican Plane
This gives new meaning to the term "party pooper." A Levittown, Pennsylvania family says their daughter's Sweet 16 birthday party was ruined when a passing airplane dropped human waste on the celebration Sunday evening. Joe Cambray, the birthday girl's stepfather, said he was playing some...
May 22nd 15 10:14 PM
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Report: Congress Could Pursue Privatizing ATC by Larry Dighera
This smells like another Boeing boondoggle similar their push to lease air tankers to the Air Force that resulted in the CEO being fired and the member of the Pentagon who colluded with Boeing being jailed a few years ago. Satellite-based ATC reduces air safety by reliance on feeble satellite...
May 17th 15 04:17 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Identifying Uses of Municipal Airports by W[_3_]
Is there a standard data source that would identify the sources of flights into a small municipal airport? I'm trying to understand two things: 1) What percentage of the flights to and from the airport are from people living in the vicinity of the airport versus people from outside the area who...
May 10th 15 12:05 AM
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FAA Wants To Cancel 736 NDB, VOR/DME Approaches by Bug Dout
Larry Dighera writes: The FAA has published a list of 736 NDB and VOR/DME instrument approaches (PDF: Well, the NDB stations should disappear. VOR, no opinion, but they all gotta go at some point. As for solar flares, etc. OK, I'll take your word for it. Perhaps,...
May 7th 15 09:48 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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commercial in flight refueling? by Skywise
http://www.space.com/29079-is-in-flight-refueling-coming-to-commercial- airlines.html errr....uhmmm... uhhh... yeah... right... Brian -- http://www.earthwaves.org/forum/index.php - Earth Sciences discussion http://www.skywise711.com - Lasers, Seismology, Astronomy, Skepticism Sed quis custodiet...
April 27th 15 03:02 PM
by Vaughn Go to last post
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Aerobatic training in Washington/Oregon by Ben Jackson
I'd like to get some aerobatic training in the Washington/Oregon area. I'm near Portland, but I'd be willing to fly a few hours out to another airport. I don't want to fly in competition (or even solo for that matter) just for fun. But I do want training (starting with spins, for example) not...
April 4th 15 02:45 AM
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