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Balloons and Lawn Chair across the Atlantic? by David Powell[_2_]
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/12/helium-balloons-jonathan-trappe-up-transatlantic http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/12/helium-balloons-jonathan-trappe-up-transatlantic Hoo boy!
September 13th 13 02:28 AM
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Russia sends ships to Mediterranean in response to the Syria situation by David Powell[_2_]
http://news.yahoo.com/russia-sending-warships-mediterranean-report-082257880.html?bcmt=1377773923105-9d769894-9cc2-4b0e-b640-0cfff120b8cc http://news.yahoo.com/russia-sending-warships-mediterranean-report-082257880.html?bcmt=1377773923105-9d769894-9cc2-4b0e-b640-0cfff120b8cc...
August 29th 13 02:42 PM
by David Powell[_2_] Go to last post
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China Aviation Industry Analysis by James Wilkinson
Aviation industry in China began way back in 1951 with some domestic travel and agricultural services being their primary goals. Greater growth happened much later in the mid seventies. The industry posted major growth in its revival phase between 1977 and 1996. After 1996, there was a general...
August 17th 13 04:37 AM
by David Powell[_2_] Go to last post
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Military and Civil Aviation Passive Radar Market: 2013 - 2023 by James Wilkinson
Passive radar is different from traditional forms of radar in that it does not emit any electromagnetic radiation. Instead, it relies on reflections from other electromagnetic signals in the atmosphere in order to provide a radar picture. Passive radar provides a number of distinct advantages that...
August 8th 13 11:05 AM
by James Wilkinson Go to last post
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Shipping & Ports Sector in India by James Wilkinson
India’s Transportation & Logistics sector is large and diverse; it caters to the needs of 1.2 billion people. The Indian transportation & logistics sector is increasingly attractive to foreign and domestic operators as well as strategic and financial investors. Ports: Ports in India play a vital...
August 8th 13 11:01 AM
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Airbus rips Boeing publicly, puts down the 747 by David Powell[_2_]
http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/awx_08_06_2013_p0-604361.xml&p=1 http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/awx_08_06_2013_p0-604361.xml&p=1 Jet competition is coming to this?
August 7th 13 01:17 PM
by David Powell[_2_] Go to last post
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Asiana 777 at SFO by birdog[_3_]
Full disclosure - I am an 86 year old ex pilot,but my soul is still in the cockpit. Don't know how pertinent this is, but I got a lot of free time nowadays. Back in the late '60's we had a flying club - 3 planes including a 7AC Champ. An airline pilot temporarily stationed locally joined the...
July 21st 13 08:53 PM
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Photo of damaged Ethiopian Airlines 787 in London by David Powell[_2_]
https://twitter.com/raisinganchor/status/355729741552185344/photo/1 https://twitter.com/raisinganchor/status/355729741552185344/photo/1 Retweeted by Aviation Week. Loose panels or some kind of strike?
July 19th 13 05:58 PM
by Bug Dout Go to last post
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Asiana 777 at SFO by Panic[_4_]
Hmmm. It’s way too early to know what caused the SFO crash on 28L today. But..I suspect (ILS was out on 28L) that he got way too low too soon, got within 50’ of the surface, had autothrottles on which pulled the throttles to idle and the pilot let that happen but rotated to get to the...
July 10th 13 10:07 PM
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Aviation news and updates. by [email protected]
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July 4th 13 11:24 PM
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Lightning arragements on a DC6B by ben brugman
Hello All, I am searching for the lightning arragements on a DC6B, specifically the start of the sixties for the African continent. By lightning arragements, I mean the lights which are visible from the outside of the plane during the flight. Thanks in advance, Ben Brugman
May 27th 13 03:07 AM
by Ron Wanttaja[_2_] Go to last post
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UNHAPPY Belfort Instrument Company DigiWx users by Anonymous Remailer (austria)
With a customer dissatisfaction rate approaching 25% (that's nearly one out of every 4 buyers), here's what Belfort Instrument Company DigiWx AWOS owners are saying.... Libby (S59) airport manager Keith Kinden: It's a piece of ****! Cross Keys (17N) airport manager Hank Ostrosky: DigiWx is...
May 18th 13 11:01 PM
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is there a NOTAM for a no-fly zone over the Arkansas oil spill. by [email protected]
Rumor has it that the FCC has issued a NOTAM for the area over the Arkansas oil pipeline spill. Is that true? Sorry, I am not a pilot so I don't know where to go to find the official statement on these. Directing me to that, would also be much appreciated. -- FF
April 4th 13 10:59 PM
by Fred the Red Shirt Go to last post
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Slip (balance) and Turn indicator by mikeaaron353
I am not an aviator, but I have what hopefully is not a stupid question. I am a restoring a '80 Triumph Spitfire roadster and would like to add a Supermarine Spitfire gauge to the dash. I found a Slip (balance) and Turn indicator in ebay, but not knowing enough about them I was wondering if it...
March 30th 13 02:16 AM
by Ron Wanttaja[_2_] Go to last post
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Landing gear temp by SLT
What is the average temperature (ballpark figure) of landing gear when deployed. Realize it varies with outside conditions. Commercial Plane (25-30k alt.)
March 5th 13 10:08 PM
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1 Attachment(s) GA aircraft windshield question by Matt C
Hi, I have not been able to find the answer to this question just from Googling the words / terms, so I signed up here to ask directly. I've noticed in some general aviation aircraft, like the Beech Baron for instance, there is a small, square area in the center of the front windshield. What is...
January 29th 13 12:42 PM
by Matt C Go to last post
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Garmin GPSMap 196 plus lots of goodies for sale by [email protected]
Now on ebay 230914481516 US aviation base map.
January 18th 13 12:19 PM
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Propeller Planes by Vytautas
Hello everybody! x) Very soon, in the end of January, I am flying to Georgia with a propeller passage plane. This will be my first trip with a propeller plane. How many of you have already flown with such an aircraft? How different is a trip by a propeller aircraft from a trip by a non-propeller...
January 7th 13 07:30 PM
by Vytautas Go to last post
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High performance? by DavidPvlch
I've been doing some reading and viewing several videos. I've read and heard about high performance single engine planes when discussing General Aviation. Being new, I can figure out that a Mooney is a high performance single engine airplane. My question is this: Where is the "cutoff" point...
January 6th 13 08:43 PM
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787 Built in 50 locations by rogertb
Hope this is the correct site for this sort of question but I see the new 787 is built in 50 locations around the world, anyone know why this is and how it can be cost effective, given what must be enormous transport costs ...
December 16th 12 06:59 AM
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