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The number of registered drone operators exceeds the number of manned aircraft pilots by Larry Dighera
Drone Avoidance: More Than Flying High By Rick Durden Without nearly enough fanfare, some excellent guidance on a subject that is becoming increasingly critical for pilots was released two weeks ago. Entitled Flight Safety in the Drone Age...
July 14th 16 09:41 PM
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Warm air doesn't "hold more water vapor" than cool air by [email protected]
Humidity also plays a part in this scenario. Although it is not a major factor in computing density altitude, high humidity has an effect on engine power. The high level of water vapor in the air reduces the amount of air available for combustion and results in an enriched mixture and reduced...
July 6th 16 06:13 PM
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Strong-armed by the "Quiet Birdmen"? by [email protected]
Thus 'the secret & ancient' quiet birdmen. If they wanted to be renowned, they'd be a 'public' group such as the public libraries or the public health departments, or the Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts. ANYONE could join. My father was a 'Quiet Birdman,' and indeed he was quiet. Protection of PRIVACY...
June 10th 16 01:39 PM
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Aviation Companies | Aviation Airlines by Samuel Charles
Get a list of best aviation schools from our directory and choose the best school by visiting Nillowpages. Browse through our directory to gather information about the aviation industry. A resource which lets you to find the best aviation training...
June 10th 16 07:55 AM
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Fastest Spacecraft Record May Be Broken by [email protected]
"Launched by NASA in 2006, it shot directly to a solar system escape velocity. This consisted of an Earth-relative launch of 16.26 kilometers a second (that’s about 36,000 miles per hour), plus a velocity component from Earth’s orbital motion (which is 30 km/s tangential to the orbital path)....
June 5th 16 01:12 AM
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ATC Vectors IFR Flight Into California Mountain by Larry Dighera
The Air Traffic Controller issued the flight a heading of 030 (toward the mountains), evident in this video http://www.cbs8.com/story/32010167/air-traffic-controllers-desperately-tired-to-save-san-diego-pilot-before-crash. But that vector appears to have been omitted from the NTSB report. At...
June 4th 16 10:08 PM
by Don Poitras Go to last post
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Imagine... by john smith[_2_]
.... the ultimate military demonstration teams: USAF Thunderbirds with F-22 Raptors USN Blue Angles with F-35 Lightnings
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June 3rd 16 05:49 PM
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Solar Impulse II Makes California by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Solar-Impulse-II-Makes-California-226128-1.html Solar Impulse II Makes California Solar Impulse II completed a 56-hour leg from Hawaii to Mountain View, California just before midnight local time on Saturday. The aircraft, which had to undergo a refit in...
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May 27th 16 12:49 AM
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Video: VoloCopter by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/videos/Video-VoloCopter-at-Aero-226145-1.html Video: VoloCopter at Aero: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC9YWvKX0lY By Paul Bertorelli Fresh from its first manned flight, eVolo's Volocopter was on display at Aero 2106 in Friedrichshafen, Germany this week. AVweb got an...
April 29th 16 02:15 AM
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Video: Siemens' Electric Extra 330 Aircraft by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/videos/Video-Siemens-Electric-Extra-330-Aircraft-226133-1.html Video: Siemens' Electric Extra 330 Aircraft By Paul Bertorelli At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany this week, the giant electrical concern Siemens surprised the show with an Extra 330 powered by a 350-hp...
April 28th 16 09:42 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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NASA Tests Drone Traffic System by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/NASA-Tests-Drone-Traffic-System-226142-1.html NASA Tests Drone Traffic System By Mary Grady In the first and largest demonstration of its kind, staffers from NASA and the FAA last week flew 22 drones simultaneously from six test sites across the country to...
April 28th 16 08:35 PM
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NASA Seeks New Ideas For Airspace Design by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/NASA-Seeks-New-Ideas-For-Airspace-Design-225402-1.html NASA Seeks New Ideas For Airspace Design By Mary Grady NASA has launched a prize challenge in search of ideas for how to create a new airspace system by 2035 that could accommodate up to 10 million...
April 25th 16 09:13 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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FAA Registration Expired For Trump Jet by Larry Dighera
FAA Registration Expired For Trump Jet http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/FAA-Registration-Expired-For-Trump-Jet-226087-1.html 1997 Citation X owned by Donald Trump has been flying with an expired FAA registration since Jan. 31, according to a story in today's New York Times. Flying with a...
April 20th 16 05:52 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Belfort Instrument- Quality Products by Quality People by [email protected]
One of the best companies in America. All Weather Precipitation Gauge: AEPG 600/1000 All Weather Rain Gauge Belfort’s years of experience in precipitation measurement is behind the development of this highly accurate state of the art all weather precipitation gauge. By combining proven...
April 20th 16 05:42 PM
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I bet Sam's not a happy camper now by [email protected]
Some time back my acquaintance Sam was generous enough to let me fly his Czech Sportcruiser (which later became the Piper Sport, and then got dropped by them). I'd flow a Rotax 912 before (CTLS) and was familiar with how amazingly quiet and low vibration they were. I remember Sam telling me that...
April 12th 16 04:19 PM
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NASA: ADS-B Could Allow Drones In NAS by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/NASA-ADS-B-Could-Allow-Drones-In-NAS-225878-1.html NASA: ADS-B Could Allow Drones In NAS By Mary Grady Large-scale drones could safely fly in the National Airspace System by using ADS-B technology, according to NASA researchers. The agency said recently...
March 26th 16 01:43 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Hmm, I wonder. (amphib) by [email protected]
I wonder if some pilots flying float planes ever land in the ocean, and based on very calm weather conditions and or waves, just spend the night there in a sleeping compartment. Then, next morning, off again. ---
March 9th 16 01:22 AM
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Tempest vs Unison Spark Plugs by Santo Giacalone
I recently purchased some TEMPEST URHB32S Spark Plugs. In my order I received two Autolite XL by Unison Spark Plugs with the same PN. It is to my understanding that TEMPEST bought out Unison but as to whether these two Autolite XL's are airworthy or not I do not know. Anyone familiar with the...
February 16th 16 05:21 PM
by Santo Giacalone Go to last post
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Airlines Push To Kill General Aviation by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/GA-Groups-Protest-ATC-Changes-225545-1.html GA Groups Protest ATC Changes By Mary Grady Anticipating that Congress will consider changes to how the FAA functions and gets its funding in the upcoming session, 15 general-aviation advocacy groups signed on to a...
February 5th 16 10:49 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Helium Balloon Sizing by Barney Einstein
What is the diameter of the helium balloon needed to life 200 pounds total load? Thanks.
February 5th 16 03:36 AM
by Snuffy \Hub Cap\ McKinney Go to last post
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