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US regulator failed to ground Boeing 737 Max despite risks by Larry Dighera
https://www.ft.com/content/04f6f45e-1c2c-11ea-97df-cc63de1d73f4 US regulator failed to ground Boeing 737 Max despite risks FAA’s analysis showed aircraft was more accident-prone than others Ed Pierson, a former senior manager on the 737 production line: 'Right now all my internal warning bells...
October 20th 20 09:46 PM
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Global commercial aviation by Geoff Rove
On Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 6:16:33 PM UTC-5, wrote: Geoff Rove wrote: On Monday, September 28, 2020 at 11:16:28 PM UTC-5, wrote: Geoff Rove wrote: On Saturday, September 26, 2020...
October 9th 20 12:12 AM
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Hawaii Moving Forward To Close Dillingham by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/hawaii-moving-forward-to-close-dillingham Hawaii Moving Forward To Close Dillingham Paul Bertorelli September 28, 20204 Businesses and users based at Hawaii’s scenic and historic Dillingham Airfield are marshaling support to reverse the state’s decision...
October 4th 20 10:11 PM
by Geoff Rove Go to last post
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First Commercial-Grade Aircraft Flies On Hydrogen Fuel Cells by Larry Dighera
"It uses solar energy to drive electrolytic converters to produce gaseous hydrogen for use in the cold fuel cells" Hey, I've heard that approach to electric motive power someplace before. :-) Like Jim said in another message thread, hydrogen research was done extensively decades ago. But the...
September 28th 20 04:57 PM
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Rolls-Royce Completes Electric Aircraft 500-HP powertrain Propulsion Tech Ground Testing by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/rolls-royce-completes-electric-aircraft-propulsion-tech-ground-testing Rolls-Royce Completes Electric Aircraft Propulsion Tech Ground Testing Kate O'Connor September 24, 20203 Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce announced on Thursday that it has completed ground...
September 25th 20 04:02 PM
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Airbus Launches Hydrogen-Powered ZEROe Initiative by Larry Dighera
www.avweb.com/aviation-news/airbus-launches-hydrogen-based-zeroe-initiative Airbus Launches Hydrogen-Powered ZEROe Initiative Marc Cook September 21, 202022 Airbus rolled back the curtain on its three-ship ZEROe program, intended to bring “zero emissions” aircraft to service in just 15 years....
September 23rd 20 09:58 PM
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Electric Volocopter Begins Air Taxi Ticket Sales by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/recent-updates/evtols-urban-mobility/volocopter-begins-air-taxi-ticket-sales Volocopter Begins Air Taxi Ticket Sales Kate O'ConnorSeptember 17, 20206 Image: Volocopter Urban air mobility (UAM) company Volocopter announced on Wednesday that it is now selling tickets for...
September 18th 20 02:55 PM
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Instrument Rating by Daniel[_6_]
So it's that time of year again. My aircraft insurane policy was due for renewal. Broker got back with me and the proposal came out to $1200 higher than last year. Now, while we were trying to figure this out, one of the topics of discussion was my instrument rating. Insurance carriers will...
September 14th 20 11:46 PM
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Southern New Hampshire Pilots by Bill Tisdale
Looking for rental aircraft in Southern New Hampshire. Private owners that rent their aircraft, or other rentals not directly associated with a flight school.
August 13th 20 07:48 AM
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Aviation training in Japan by BUD
Hello, I've been looking around for schools in Japan that does aviation training in English. I am willing to learn Japanese from the start and is having difficulty searching. I hope that someone can recommend me any schools in Japan that does that Thank you!
August 6th 20 08:22 PM
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Harrison Ford Under FAA Investigation After Airplane Runway Incident by Larry Dighera
When HOLD SHORT sounds like CLEARED TO CROSS THE ACTIVE. There comes a time for ALL good airmen to evaluate the impact senescence is making on their cognition and thus, their flying skills ... The alterative is leaving a legacy of death and destruction, not to mention the grief and sorrow...
August 1st 20 06:14 PM
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Continentel O300 by Stjepan Nikolic
Well, my C172A definitely can take 4 people (2 adults 155kg + 2 children 90kg), plus full 140 lit tanks and there is 50kg spare to carry. Unfortunately this is not possible in C172N with 180 lit tanks unless departing with less fuel.
July 24th 20 04:55 AM
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Continental 0300 Yes or NO? by [email protected]
On Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 9:51:48 PM UTC-5, wrote: Do you guys think it better to run 87 Oct rather than 100 LL , why and where do u find it ? Marine gas. Marathon produces it. No lead, no ethanol.
July 24th 20 04:42 AM
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EASA Awards First Electric Aircraft TC to Pipistrel Velis Electro by Larry Dighera
Pipistrel Velis Electro - the first type-certified electric aeroplane in the World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GC7ydEpVNfA Pipistrel Aircraft • 24K views 3 weeks ago The Pipistrel Velis Electro is the world's first fully electric aeroplane ever to receive type certification. The two-seater,...
July 6th 20 01:55 AM
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ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation by Larry Dighera
https://newatlas.com/aircraft/interview-zeroavia-val-miftakhov-hydrogen-aviation ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation By Loz Blain June 15, 2020 One of the two ZeroAvia prototype six-seater Piper Malibu...
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June 30th 20 05:44 PM
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Pilot of Fly-By-Wire Helicopter Overruled by Computer. Six Dead by Larry Dighera
I was wondering when this might happen. Given the fact that Airbus airliners employ fly-by-wire control systems, when will we see a similar scenario killing hundreds of airline passengers? Oh, wait. This is very similar to what happened to two Boeing 737 MAX flights. Perhaps Musk and...
June 23rd 20 07:02 PM
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Pipistrel Earns First Electric Aircraft Type Certificate by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/pipistrel-earns-first-electric-aircraft-type-certificate/ Pipistrel Earns First Electric Aircraft Type Certificate Kate O'Connor June 10, 202020 Image: Pipistrel Pipistrel’s Velis Electro became the first-ever fully electric aircraft to receive its type...
June 12th 20 03:30 PM
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HyPoint's "turbo fuel cells" promise huge range and power for eVTOLs by Larry Dighera
The use of LH2 for powering electric aircraft, and automobiles is a subject dear to my heart. The energy density of liquid hydrogen (51,500 Btu/lb (119.93 kJ/g) Lower Heating Value (at 25 ºC and 1 atm) ) is over two and half times that of gasoline at 19,000 Btu/lb (44.5 kJ/g)....
June 5th 20 12:12 AM
by Daniel[_5_] Go to last post
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Will 5G Kill Your GPS Receiver? by Larry Dighera
https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2020/may/21/garmin-sees-gps-threat-from-ligado-approval-vote?utm_source=ebrief&utm_medium=email Garmin sees GPS threat from Ligado approval vote May 21, 2020 By Dan Namowitz A GPS-industry giant wants the Federal Communications Commission to purge the...
May 26th 20 03:56 PM
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Free Soaring Webinar 5-22-20, 7pm CDT by Teacher
The Soaring Society of America hosts a free webinar series, 2nd Tuesdays each month, and other dates as announced. The May 12 webinar is titled Emergency Locator Devices & Other Safety Equipment. Glider pilots sometimes land away from their home airfields. Sometimes this happens by choice,...
May 8th 20 12:13 AM
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