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Forum: Piloting December 28th 20, 02:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By Larry Dighera
FRAUD: Delta “weaponized” a bogus psychological assessment to silence whistleblower

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/tribunal-rules-delta-retaliated-against-pilot-for-safety-report/

Tribunal Rules Delta ‘Retaliated’ Against Pilot For Safety Report

Russ Niles December 27,...
Forum: Piloting December 21st 20, 10:20 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By Larry Dighera
Hybrid-Electric Utility Aircraft

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/hybrid-electric-utility-aircraft-gathers-support/

Hybrid-Electric Utility Aircraft Gathers Support

Russ Niles
December 20, 20202

A British startup has attracted...
Forum: Piloting December 19th 20, 08:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By Larry Dighera
H2 Powered Drone: 3.5 Hour Flight Time

H2 Powered Drone: 3.5 Hour Flight Time
VIDEO: https://youtu.be/lzvsctwbL2c

https://www.tudelft.nl/en/2020/tu-delft/tu-delft-maritime-hydrogen-drone-flies-longer-and-greener/

TU Delft maritime...
Forum: Piloting December 12th 20, 06:23 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Larry Dighera
World Record: Efficiency of perovskite silicon tandem solar cell jumps to 29.15 per cent (Was: First Commercial-Grade Aircraft Flies On Hydrogen Fuel Cells)

On Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:57:55 -0000, wrote:


High efficiency solar cells means about 25% efficient, up from the
previous 15% of twenty years ago.

However, the absolute...
Forum: Piloting December 12th 20, 05:51 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By Larry Dighera
Volocopter sells out its first tourist eVTOL flights in Singapore - volocopter-singapur-public-flight-01.jpg (0/1)

https://newatlas.com/aircraft/volocopter-singapore-tickets/

Volocopter sells out its first tourist eVTOL flights in Singapore
By Loz Blain
December 10, 2020

The Volocopter 2X made its first manned...
Forum: Piloting November 23rd 20, 07:42 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Larry Dighera
Drone Operator Faces Federal Charges In Police Helicopter Collision

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/drone-operator-faces-federal-charges-in-police-helicopter-collision/

Drone Operator Faces Federal Charges In Police Helicopter Collision

Russ Niles
November 21,...
Forum: Piloting November 23rd 20, 07:36 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Larry Dighera
VerdeGo Aero, XTI Partner On Hybrid-Electric TriFan 200

https://www.avweb.com/recent-updates/evtols-urban-mobility/verdego-aero-xti-partner-on-hybrid-electric-trifan-200/

VerdeGo Aero, XTI Partner On Hybrid-Electric TriFan 200

Kate O'Connor
November 20,...
Forum: Piloting November 23rd 20, 07:33 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By Larry Dighera
Embraer Working On Electric Cropduster, Hybrid Military Transport

www.avweb.com/aviation-news/embraer-working-on-electric-cropduster-hybrid-military-transport/

Embraer Working On Electric Cropduster, Hybrid Military Transport
Russ Niles
November 22, 20201

Embraer...
Forum: Piloting November 9th 20, 10:07 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By Larry Dighera
The World's First Electric Wingsuit - world's first electric wingsuit.JPG (0/1)

https://newatlas.com/aircraft/electric-wingsuit-bmw-salzmann/

Dawn of a new extreme sport: The world's first electric wingsuit
By Loz Blain

November 08, 2020

[image]
Austria's Peter Salzmann...
Forum: Piloting September 30th 20, 11:53 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By Larry Dighera
Hawaii Moving Forward To Close Dillingham

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...
Forum: Piloting September 28th 20, 04:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Larry Dighera
First Commercial-Grade Aircraft Flies On Hydrogen Fuel Cells

"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...
Forum: Piloting September 25th 20, 04:02 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By Larry Dighera
Rolls-Royce Completes Electric Aircraft 500-HP powertrain Propulsion Tech Ground Testing

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...
Forum: Piloting September 23rd 20, 10:34 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Larry Dighera
Airbus Launches Hydrogen-Powered ZEROe Initiative

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...
Forum: Piloting September 18th 20, 02:55 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 360
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: 394
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: 394
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: 509
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 345
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,...
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