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Forum: Piloting May 27th 18, 03:01 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By george152
High Wing Planes are Better Than Low Wing Planes

On 5/26/2018 12:00 PM, wrote:
Comparing airplanes to birds is moot in this respect. You have birds achieving thrust by reshaping the wing by utilizing muscular structures in...
Forum: Naval Aviation August 4th 17, 09:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval,us.military.navy,fl.politics,sac.politics
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By george152
US Navy veteran ordered to remove American flag wrap from mailbox

On 8/4/2017 9:21 PM, HOA Thuggery wrote:
A mailbox covered with the American flag is at the center of a
dispute brewing between a retired U.S. veteran and a homeowners
association in Florida.
...
Forum: Piloting December 13th 16, 02:22 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By george152
Lilium: the world's first 250mph, 300 mile range, electricvertical take off and landing jet

The bit that I don't get is the jet claim.
And helicopters difficult to fly ?????
Really....
And the claimed airspeed --- in a helicopter ?????
Reminds me of the 'plane in every garage' 30's...
Forum: Piloting October 25th 16, 09:37 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 12
Views: 6,225
Posted By george152
Is BOB HOOVER still alive????

On 10/26/2016 8:44 AM, wrote:
It was reported today that Mr. Bob Hoover passed at age 94

Always remember his demonstrations...
Blue skies
Forum: Piloting June 10th 16, 09:41 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By george152
The number of registered drone operators exceeds the number ofmanned aircraft pilots

On 6/11/2016 3:12 AM, Larry Dighera wrote:
Drone Avoidance: More Than Flying High

By Rick Durden

Without nearly enough fanfare, some excellent guidance on a subject that is
becoming...
Forum: Piloting May 27th 16, 12:49 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 25
Views: 3,131
Posted By george152
Solar Impulse II Makes California

On 5/26/2016 9:53 AM, Vaughn Simon wrote:
On 5/25/2016 4:12 PM, george152 wrote:
News
The toy has broken down again

It can't be too broke, it's in the air right now.

At the time I posted...
Forum: Piloting May 27th 16, 12:46 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 25
Views: 3,131
Posted By george152
Solar Impulse II Makes California

On 5/26/2016 12:34 PM, wrote:
Vaughn Simon wrote:
On 5/25/2016 4:12 PM, george152 wrote:
News
The toy has broken down again

It...
Forum: Piloting May 25th 16, 09:12 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 25
Views: 3,131
Posted By george152
Solar Impulse II Makes California

On 5/5/2016 2:47 AM, wrote:
On Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 10:31:05 PM UTC-4, wrote:

Doesn't Germany have the highest electricity...
Forum: Piloting April 26th 16, 09:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By george152
Video: Siemens' Electric Extra 330 Aircraft

On 4/27/2016 4:45 AM, Larry Dighera wrote:

http://www.avweb.com/videos/Video-Siemens-Electric-Extra-330-Aircraft-226133-1.html

Video: Siemens' Electric Extra 330 Aircraft

By Paul...
Forum: Piloting April 26th 16, 09:16 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 25
Views: 3,131
Posted By george152
Solar Impulse II Makes California

On 4/27/2016 4:39 AM, Larry Dighera wrote:

http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Solar-Impulse-II-Makes-California-226128-1.html
Solar Impulse II Makes California

Solar Impulse II...
Forum: Naval Aviation February 24th 16, 07:15 PM Posted to alt.usenet.kooks,alt.politics.org.nsa,rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval,sci.military.naval
Replies: 11
Views: 6,035
Posted By george152
Please kind people, I need to find public interest in this storyif I'm going to save my mother's life.

On 2/25/2016 7:44 AM, Andrew Swallow wrote:
On 24/02/2016 01:31, Checkmate, DoW #1 wrote:
{snip}


Totally mental. Why do they all come to Usenet?


The club's management probably...
Forum: Piloting January 14th 16, 07:18 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By george152
Strong-armed by the "Quiet Birdmen"?

On 1/14/2016 4:52 PM, wrote:
Dudley Henriques wrote:


The QB's have been a select aviation organization in the United States for many...
Forum: Piloting January 14th 16, 07:13 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By george152
New Student Pilot Certificate Rule Effective April 1, 2016

On 1/14/2016 4:16 AM, Larry Dighera wrote:
http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/102/3222-full.html

Under a new rule released today by the FAA, student pilots will no longer get
their student...
Forum: Piloting December 23rd 15, 07:17 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 5
Views: 1,456
Posted By george152
On-line Drone Registration

On 12/24/2015 5:49 AM, Larry Dighera wrote:


Did you see that skier nearly get taken out by the crashing drone?
Why don't they have the same regs as we have when flying display in that
we do not...
Forum: Piloting December 22nd 15, 07:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By george152
Looping a 152

On 12/19/2015 9:07 AM, Peter Stickney wrote:

Hi Dudley, good to see you.
Rolliing pullouts are special - and not in a good way.
They stress an airframe in unexpected ways -
Back in the late...
Forum: Piloting December 18th 15, 07:11 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By george152
Looping a 152

On 12/18/2015 2:54 PM, Dudley Henriques wrote:

I have to admit I don't remember much from the old Usenet days.........except how good it felt when I left :-)
DH


FidoNet was a learning...
Forum: Piloting December 17th 15, 03:43 AM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By george152
Prototype Quadrotor with Machine Gun!

On 12/17/2015 10:45 AM, Larry Dighera wrote:

This video is truly scary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNPJMk2fgJU

Looks like all the troops will be carrying some type of RADAR if that...
Forum: Piloting December 16th 15, 07:19 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By george152
$100,000 Drone Detection Contest

On 12/16/2015 12:18 PM, Larry Dighera wrote:
On Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:36:11 -0800 (PST), wrote:

On Monday, December 14, 2015 at 5:22:57 PM UTC-5, Larry Dighera...
Forum: Piloting December 2nd 15, 08:32 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 0
Views: 695
Posted By george152
FAA Drone Recommendations Released November 21, 2015

On 11/26/2015 1:40 PM, wrote:
On Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 11:10:17 AM UTC-5, Larry Dighera wrote:
...
Forum: Piloting December 2nd 15, 08:29 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 29
Views: 3,523
Posted By george152
"Pocket Rocket" Is The 450hp Turbine-Powered Light Plane Of Your

On 11/23/2015 10:41 AM, Larry Dighera wrote:
On Mon, 23 Nov 2015 07:15:05 +1200, george152 wrote:

if you want to carry a payload over a decent range turbine power is the
...
Forum: Piloting December 2nd 15, 07:01 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By george152
CFI vs FBO owner?

On 12/2/2015 7:31 PM, Teacher wrote:

Wondering if other CFIs would offer insight here.

My solo student was in the pattern at an uncontrolled field. Second solo flight ever, calm day, no...
Forum: Piloting November 22nd 15, 07:15 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 29
Views: 3,523
Posted By george152
Siemens' 110 lb world-record electric aircraft motor produce 348hp at 2,500 RPM

On 11/21/2015 4:41 AM, wrote:
On Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7:54:52 AM UTC-5, Vaughn Simon wrote:
On 11/19/2015 7:24 PM, wrote:
...
Forum: Naval Aviation November 13th 15, 07:06 PM Posted to sci.military.naval,rec.aviation.military,rec.aviation.military.naval
Replies: 6
Views: 2,633
Posted By george152
Former Navy Seal smashes wingsuit distance record in daringflight

On 11/14/2015 6:03 AM, a425couple wrote:
Former Navy Seal smashes wingsuit distance record in daring flight
...
Forum: Piloting November 8th 15, 06:53 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 13
Views: 1,742
Posted By george152
Curious about flying in IFR

On 11/8/2015 3:03 PM, Dudley Henriques wrote:

I would only add to what Larry has already said that once a pilot has developed a good instrument scan what actually happens while scanning is that...
Forum: Piloting November 6th 15, 07:06 PM Posted to rec.aviation.piloting
Replies: 13
Views: 1,742
Posted By george152
Curious about flying in IFR

On 11/7/2015 4:41 AM, Larry Dighera wrote:


Flying in IMC is a great exercise of the brain.


I once wrote in 1998:

"For me, IFR flight is a lot like playing a game of Chess in the
...
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