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by grandtheftaero
Mon Oct 12, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Need Help Identifying Aircraft At Davis Monthan
Replies: 8
Views: 6243

RE: Need Help Identifying Aircraft At Davis Monthan

Good call, guys. My office buddies and I were going back and forth between Draken and D-21.

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: The PW F135, The Only Engine On The JSF?
Replies: 23
Views: 10172

RE: The PW F135, The Only Engine On The JSF?

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Need Help Identifying Aircraft At Davis Monthan
Replies: 8
Views: 6243

Need Help Identifying Aircraft At Davis Monthan

My buddies and I were checking out bird's eye views of Davis Monthan AFB at bing.com and came across these little gems and are trying to figure out what they are: <i><a href="http://www.bing.com/maps/default.aspx?v=2&FORM=LMLTCP&cp=pbvd565rtzyz&style=b&lvl=2&tilt=-90&dir=0&alt=-1000&phx=0&phy=0&phsc...

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Turboprops Need Warmups Why Not Jets?
Replies: 37
Views: 9825

RE: Turboprops Need Warmups Why Not Jets?

The #2 engine on <acronym title="Trans Asia Airways (Taiwan)">GE</acronym>-powered DC-10s use to be susceptible to ejecting their turbine rear frame bearings because pilots failed to warm up the engines. As the story goes, the airlines were trying to save fuel (and possibly brake pads) so they would...

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by grandtheftaero
Mon Aug 17, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Average Overall Engine Life? (after Overhauls)
Replies: 13
Views: 15824

RE: Average Overall Engine Life? (after Overhauls)

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flying In Formation To Save Fuel?
Replies: 22
Views: 6641

RE: Flying In Formation To Save Fuel?

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flying In Formation To Save Fuel?
Replies: 22
Views: 6641

RE: Flying In Formation To Save Fuel?

BTW, this is not a new idea. It's not even an untested idea. Before it was en vogue to be "green" some clever engineers at NASA Dryden studied this phenomenon with a pair of F-18. Check it out: <a href="http://www.dfrc.nasa.gov/Newsroom/X-Press/stories/103101/new_aff.txt.html" target="_blank">http:/...

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flying In Formation To Save Fuel?
Replies: 22
Views: 6641

RE: Flying In Formation To Save Fuel?

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Average Overall Engine Life? (after Overhauls)
Replies: 13
Views: 15824

RE: Average Overall Engine Life? (after Overhauls)

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Aug 11, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Average Overall Engine Life? (after Overhauls)
Replies: 13
Views: 15824

RE: Average Overall Engine Life? (after Overhauls)

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Supersonic Compressor Blades Vs Ram Compression
Replies: 25
Views: 10027

RE: Supersonic Compressor Blades Vs Ram Compression

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by grandtheftaero
Mon Jun 09, 2008 4:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Now, If You Landed On A Conveyor Belt...
Replies: 76
Views: 9220

RE: Now, If You Landed On A Conveyor Belt...

<center><b>BRILLIANT!!!</b> <img border=0 src="http://msbrooks.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/will_it_take_off.jpg" width="251" height="251" border=0> <img border=0 src="http://geek-hot.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/helicoptor-will-it-take-off.jpg" width="550" height="526" border=0> </cen...

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by grandtheftaero
Fri Feb 01, 2008 3:26 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Are Some Afterburners Blue And Some Orange?
Replies: 10
Views: 6552

RE: Why Are Some Afterburners Blue And Some Orange?

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: If A Plane Took Off A Conveyor Belt...
Replies: 954
Views: 47834

RE: If A Plane Took Off A Conveyor Belt...

They did it on Mythbusters Jan 30. Conveyor Belt + Plane = Plane took off. Everyone who knows how to draw a free-body diagram dies a little everytime this topic is debated so please think about the children and CLOSE THIS THREAD. Much better topics have been closed long before the 894th reply. Shame...

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-117 Retirement Debate
Replies: 23
Views: 4124

RE: F-117 Retirement Debate

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Jan 03, 2008 12:32 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: SR-71 Engine Pics
Replies: 9
Views: 6373

RE: SR-71 Engine Pics

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by grandtheftaero
Wed Jan 02, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Shaftless Fan Drive
Replies: 15
Views: 7909

RE: Shaftless Fan Drive

The Unducted Fan of the 1980s had an <acronym title="Lan Peru">LP</acronym> spool that was "shaftless". The current Open Rotor design is very similar. See: <a href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/11/30/219990/civil-engines-will-cfm-leap-to-open-rotor.html">http://www.flightglobal.com/arti...

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by grandtheftaero
Wed Jan 02, 2008 10:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Retrofitting Car With Aircraft Throttles
Replies: 40
Views: 12714

RE: Retrofitting Car With Aircraft Throttles

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by grandtheftaero
Mon Dec 10, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lack Of "turkey Feathers" On F-15 And B-1B
Replies: 15
Views: 21707

RE: Lack Of "turkey Feathers" On F-15 And B-1B

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by grandtheftaero
Mon Dec 10, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Does Burt Rutan Want To See Nasa Abolished?
Replies: 40
Views: 9293

RE: Does Burt Rutan Want To See Nasa Abolished?

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by grandtheftaero
Mon Dec 10, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Does Burt Rutan Want To See Nasa Abolished?
Replies: 40
Views: 9293

RE: Does Burt Rutan Want To See Nasa Abolished?

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by grandtheftaero
Mon Dec 10, 2007 12:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Does Burt Rutan Want To See Nasa Abolished?
Replies: 40
Views: 9293

RE: Does Burt Rutan Want To See Nasa Abolished?

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by grandtheftaero
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Does Burt Rutan Want To See Nasa Abolished?
Replies: 40
Views: 9293

RE: Does Burt Rutan Want To See Nasa Abolished?

This is a great thread! Thanks PPVRA for starting it. It too find myself torn about the whole Rutan vs. NASA debate. I admire Rutan and his genius but I very much agree with DfwRevolution's statement. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E...

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by grandtheftaero
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lack Of "turkey Feathers" On F-15 And B-1B
Replies: 15
Views: 21707

RE: Lack Of "turkey Feathers" On F-15 And B-1B

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by grandtheftaero
Fri Nov 30, 2007 5:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 767 Door Design
Replies: 30
Views: 9002

RE: 767 Door Design

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Transformers F-22.
Replies: 7
Views: 17198

RE: Transformers F-22.

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by grandtheftaero
Sat Sep 22, 2007 2:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: (Dis-) Advantages Of Canard And V-Tail Designs
Replies: 115
Views: 34417

RE: (Dis-) Advantages Of Canard And V-Tail Designs

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by grandtheftaero
Wed Sep 12, 2007 2:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Space Travel For Dummie(S)!
Replies: 3
Views: 2939

RE: Space Travel For Dummie(S)!

I recommend you start here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaceflight

After that you should check out your local library.

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by grandtheftaero
Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: JT3C Engine-Pod / Blowaway Jet
Replies: 14
Views: 4581

RE: JT3C Engine-Pod / Blowaway Jet

I wonder how much thrust they actually "recovered" with those.

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:04 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Peaky" Foils Questions
Replies: 7
Views: 8081

RE: "Peaky" Foils Questions

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Ram Compression's Increase On Thrust
Replies: 7
Views: 3226

RE: Ram Compression's Increase On Thrust

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by grandtheftaero
Thu May 10, 2007 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do All Modern Airliners Look Alike?
Replies: 8
Views: 3397

RE: Do All Modern Airliners Look Alike?

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by grandtheftaero
Fri Apr 27, 2007 6:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Let's Talk About The F-22 With Pics ;
Replies: 15
Views: 6721

RE: Let's Talk About The F-22 With Pics ;

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Apr 24, 2007 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Design Of The 737RS
Replies: 25
Views: 11879

RE: Possible Design Of The 737RS

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Mar 01, 2007 3:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Help With This Pic Pls
Replies: 8
Views: 4353

RE: Help With This Pic Pls

More info from Dick Shevell's AIAA paper "Aerodynamic Bugs: Can CFD Spray Them Away" "DC-10 wind tunnel tests showed a significant loss in maximum lift coefficient in the flap deflected configurations, with landing slat extension, compared to predictions. This resulted in a stall speed increase of a...

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Feb 27, 2007 3:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Engine Testing And Sphere What Is It? (Video)
Replies: 3
Views: 4554

RE: Engine Testing And Sphere What Is It? (Video)

Also... The sphere is only an approximate shape. Ideally the panels on the dome would be normal to the streamlines of air flow at all points and its shape would form an equipotential surface. In other words, the speed of the incoming air would be the same over the entire surface of the TCS. If you w...

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Feb 15, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: All Female Crew? (Picture)
Replies: 75
Views: 27672

RE: All Female Crew? (Picture)

Old hat in the Air Force. This story is more than a year old <a href="http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?storyID=123011940">http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?storyID=123011940</a> <a href="http://www.af.mil/shared/media/photodb/photos/050923-F-9999R-001.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://www.af.mil/sh...

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by grandtheftaero
Sat Jan 27, 2007 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UH60's Long Overdue Update From Iraq
Replies: 66
Views: 3346

RE: UH60's Long Overdue Update From Iraq

Awesome photos, UH60. Stay safe, kick ass, and come home soon.

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Turbine Cooling Tech Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 2683

RE: Turbine Cooling Tech Questions

The J79 was the first engine to use VSVs and it was a 1950s era engine so I assume the patents were awarded around that time. I don't know enough about <acronym title="Precision Air Services (United Rep. of Tanzania)">PW</acronym> to tell you about their use of VSVs. Maybe a Google search will turn ...

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Jan 25, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Turbine Cooling Tech Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 2683

RE: Turbine Cooling Tech Questions

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway 9 Yr Old Boy Flies WN-twice!
Replies: 55
Views: 10616

RE: Stowaway 9 Yr Old Boy Flies WN-twice!

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by grandtheftaero
Tue Jan 16, 2007 3:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: General Electric Buys Smiths Aerospace
Replies: 3
Views: 2705

RE: General Electric Buys Smiths Aerospace

All I can say is...

Run!  Silly

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by grandtheftaero
Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why 103.7 FM On Safety Cards?
Replies: 63
Views: 13655

RE: Why 103.7 FM On Safety Cards?

http://www.foxmovies.com/fightclub/flightcard_big.jpg

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by grandtheftaero
Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Cellphones On The Job
Replies: 28
Views: 3759

RE: Cellphones On The Job

When I worked at VNY they frowned upon using cell phones around the fuel farm because they are not "intrinsically safe"... hence the cell phone prohibition you see at most gas stations.

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by grandtheftaero
Wed Jan 03, 2007 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UFO Sighting Over O'Hare
Replies: 99
Views: 17571

RE: UFO Sighting Over O'Hare

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by grandtheftaero
Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Next Administration Should Relaunch X-33
Replies: 6
Views: 2349

RE: Next Administration Should Relaunch X-33

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Dec 14, 2006 5:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 Tail Design
Replies: 20
Views: 9044

RE: 787 Tail Design

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Dec 14, 2006 12:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 Tail Design
Replies: 20
Views: 9044

RE: 787 Tail Design

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by grandtheftaero
Thu Dec 14, 2006 12:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 Tail Design
Replies: 20
Views: 9044

RE: 787 Tail Design

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by grandtheftaero
Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Dangers Of Aspartame
Replies: 38
Views: 3440

RE: The Dangers Of Aspartame

There is also a shockingly high amount of the industrial solvent dihydrogen monoxide used in the processing of diet sodas.

[Edited 2006-12-10 18:32:24]

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