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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
by Skywise Go to last post
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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
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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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
by Skywise Go to last post
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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
by Must Have Been A Republican Plane Go to last post
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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
by W[_3_] Go to last post
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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
by Mike Kloch Go to last post
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NASA's Electric Airplane Project Moves Forward by Larry Dighera
Mentioned in the NASA video at the YouTube link below are the reasons this revolutionary technology are an exciting step forward for aviation. * Four horsepower per pound are achievable with electric systems. This is comparable to turbine engine performance. * Ninety-five percent...
March 24th 15 09:59 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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GA Priced Out Of The Market? by Larry Dighera
One might infer from the following article, forecasting a down turn in fixed-wing piston aircraft sales, that GA is continuing to slide further toward extinction. With the inexorable increase in fuel prices over the decades since I passed my Private check-ride, the increase in insurance premiums...
March 22nd 15 07:35 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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Burning oil by Dallas
Why do reciprocal engines burn so much oil? I've always wanted to know... -- Dallas THE AGMSFS GROUP HAS MOVED AWAY TO: http://forums.delphiforums.com/flightsimulator/start
March 22nd 15 05:27 AM
by Dallas Go to last post
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Headset Service - Lightspeed by [email protected]
I have had good service from Lightspeed in the past, but have an issue now that I need assistance on. My headband is cracking and will break in two soon, as it did once before. They do not service 20XL units any longer, due to their age. If there is anyone out there with one that maybe the...
March 21st 15 02:00 PM
by Vaughn Go to last post
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Jetpack IPO Raises $27 Million by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Jetpack-IPO-Raises-27-Million-223610-1.html Jetpack IPO Raises $27 Million By Mary Grady | February 24, 2015 Related Articles Continental Motors Receives FAA Certification For 91UL Engine Remote Control Tower To Be Tested In Virginia Santa Monica...
February 26th 15 11:07 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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NASA X: Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Transforming the Horizon by Larry Dighera
Anyone with an interest in learning how the 20,000 drones (UAS) expected by 2020 will be integrated into the National Airspace System will find the information in this Emmy Award winning NASA video informative. The various NASA departments and people charged with the four main aspects of the task...
February 17th 15 07:05 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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FAA Proposed Drone Rules To Be Revealed Sunday by Larry Dighera
Proposed Drone Rules Revealed Sunday The FAA and Department of Transportation will hold a rare Sunday morning news conference to release the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the use of small unmanned aerial systems in the National Airspace System (NAS). In an even more rare Saturday night...
February 15th 15 09:58 AM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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video - pilot runs out of fuel, pops parachute by Skywise
http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2015/01/26/vo-pilot-emergency-escape.u-s-coast- guard "The pilot of a single engine aircraft that ran out of fuel is safe after ditching his aircraft more than 200 miles northeast of Maui,...
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February 2nd 15 08:53 PM
by Skywise Go to last post
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Drone Pilot Settles With FAA Over Video Flight by Larry Dighera
Drone Pilot Settles With FAA Over Video Flight http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Drone-Pilot-Settles-With-FAA-Over-Video-Flight223441-1.html A drone pilot who fought a $10,000 government fine for filming video with an unmanned aircraft in 2011 has settled his case for $1,100 without...
February 2nd 15 03:57 AM
by george152 Go to last post
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