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Forum: Piloting Yesterday, 02:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 11
Posted By Larry Dighera
Electric Volocopter Begins Air Taxi Ticket Sales

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...
Forum: Piloting September 13th 20, 06:46 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Larry Dighera
Instrument Rating

My comments in-line below:


On Sat, 12 Sep 2020 21:13:03 -0700, Daniel wrote:

Larry Dighera writes:

On Fri, 11 Sep 2020 23:50:26 -0700, Daniel...
Forum: Piloting September 12th 20, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Larry Dighera
Instrument Rating

On Fri, 11 Sep 2020 23:50:26 -0700, Daniel wrote:

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...
Forum: Piloting July 6th 20, 01:55 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Larry Dighera
EASA Awards First Electric Aircraft TC to Pipistrel Velis Electro

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...
Forum: Piloting June 30th 20, 02:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

On Tue, 30 Jun 2020 02:15:58 -0000, wrote:

My detailed engineering analysis can be had for $150/hr.

So, how many hours would you estimate you might require to do...
Forum: Piloting June 30th 20, 01:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

On Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:00:07 -0000, wrote:

Larry Dighera wrote:
On Tue, 23 Jun 2020 23:36:54 -0000, wrote:
...
Forum: Piloting June 30th 20, 02:37 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

On Tue, 23 Jun 2020 23:36:54 -0000, wrote:


To be totally candid, I envision photo-voltaic powered liquid H2
production through electrolysis employing cryo-cooling...
Forum: Piloting June 30th 20, 12:34 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

On Tue, 23 Jun 2020 23:36:54 -0000, wrote:


Most airports don't even offer MOGAS and you think they are going
to install huge solar arrays and cryo-coolers to...
Forum: Piloting June 30th 20, 12:15 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

On Tue, 23 Jun 2020 23:36:54 -0000, wrote:


Yeah, I wasn't really serious about burning H2 in IC engines. I put a
:-) in my statement, but apparently it was lost...
Forum: Piloting June 30th 20, 12:11 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

On Tue, 23 Jun 2020 23:36:54 -0000, wrote:



By saying "dirty gaseous H2" you were trying to say H2 produced
without other emissions or byproducts.

Why didn't you...
Forum: Piloting June 23rd 20, 11:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

Dear Jim,

I was hoping you might have some input on this.

My comments in-line below:


On Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:37:38 -0000, wrote:

Larry Dighera wrote:
Forum: Piloting June 23rd 20, 07:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Larry Dighera
Pilot of Fly-By-Wire Helicopter Overruled by Computer. Six Dead

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,...
Forum: Piloting June 23rd 20, 06:08 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

On Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:56:07 -0700, Daniel wrote:

Larry Dighera writes:

...
Forum: Piloting June 22nd 20, 12:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By Larry Dighera
ZeroAvia's Val Miftakhov makes a compelling case for hydrogen aviation

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...
Forum: Piloting June 12th 20, 03:30 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By Larry Dighera
Pipistrel Earns First Electric Aircraft Type Certificate

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:...
Forum: Piloting June 4th 20, 07:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Larry Dighera
HyPoint's "turbo fuel cells" promise huge range and power for eVTOLs

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...
Forum: Piloting May 26th 20, 03:56 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Larry Dighera
Will 5G Kill Your GPS Receiver?

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,...
Forum: Piloting May 6th 20, 07:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Larry Dighera
Harrison Ford Under FAA Investigation After Airplane Runway Incident

On Tue, 5 May 2020 14:03:17 -0700, Daniel wrote:

On 5/5/20 1:22 PM, George wrote:
On Mon, 4 May 2020 22:10:02 -0700
Daniel wrote:

Everyone...
Forum: Piloting May 2nd 20, 12:51 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Larry Dighera
Harrison Ford Under FAA Investigation After Airplane Runway Incident

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 ... ...
Forum: Piloting April 16th 20, 08:54 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By Larry Dighera
Quantum XYZ Will Test Using Electric Fixed-Wing Aircraft for L.A.-Based Air Taxi Service

This seems like a very appropriate role for today's electric...
Forum: Piloting March 23rd 20, 05:31 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 504
Posted By Larry Dighera
FAA Issues Package Drone Certification Notice

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/faa-issues-package-drone-certification-nprm/
FAA Issues Package Drone Certification Notice (Corrected)
Russ Niles
February 9, 20205

The FAA is proposing to issue...
Forum: Piloting February 26th 20, 08:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By Larry Dighera
Uber For The Flying Public?

www.avweb.com/aviation-news/business-aviation-news/surf-air-acquires-blackbird/

Surf Air Acquires BlackBird
Kate O'ConnorFebruary 25, 20200

Image: Surf Air
California-based Surf Air has acquired...
Forum: Piloting February 25th 20, 02:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By Larry Dighera
Boeing came close to losing its Starliner crew capsule

On Mon, 24 Feb 2020 17:00:43 -0800 (PST), wrote:

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 8:12:50 AM UTC-6, Larry Dighera wrote:
Boeing's competence seems to be eroding. I hope the...
Forum: Piloting February 25th 20, 01:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Larry Dighera
Group Wants Airman Replaced By Gender Neutral Terms In FAA Documents

On Tue, 25 Feb 2020 08:07:28 +1300, George wrote:

On Mon, 24 Feb 2020 05:15:25 -0800
Larry Dighera wrote:

...
Forum: Piloting February 24th 20, 01:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Larry Dighera
Group Wants ‘Airman’ Replaced By Gender Neutral Terms In FAA Documents

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/group-wants-airman-replaced-by-gender-neutral-terms-in-faa-documents/

Group Wants ‘Airman’ Replaced By Gender Neutral Terms In FAA Documents
Russ Niles February...
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