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by Armadillo1
Tue Jul 06, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-26 crashed 06 July 2021 Kamchatka, Russia
Replies: 33
Views: 9498

Re: AN-26 missed 06 July 2021 Kamchatka, Russia

wheather:
at time of crash:
300meters part clouds, 700m full
hills was in clouds/fog

now:200m clouds

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by Armadillo1
Tue Jul 06, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-26 crashed 06 July 2021 Kamchatka, Russia
Replies: 33
Views: 9498

Re: AN-26 missed 06 July 2021 Kamchatka, Russia

https://lenta.ru/news/2021/07/06/oblomki/
wreckage parts found from helicopter. sad
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https://lenta.ru/news/2021/07/06/oblomki/
wreckage parts found from helicopter. sad

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by Armadillo1
Tue Jul 06, 2021 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AN-26 crashed 06 July 2021 Kamchatka, Russia
Replies: 33
Views: 9498

AN-26 crashed 06 July 2021 Kamchatka, Russia

RA-26085 (?) pax list (rus): https://life.ru/p/1407938 scheduled flight from Elizovo airport https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizovo_Airport to Palana regional airport https://www.google.com/maps/place/59%C2%B004'53.0%22N+159%C2%B053'17.0%22E/@59.08139,159.88806,17281m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!...

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by Armadillo1
Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 550
Views: 37856

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

https://www.racefans.net/2021/04/28/fear-of-rules-change-led-mercedes-to-run-dominant-2014-engine-in-idle-mode/ my english is bad Then we came with another upgrade in the Bahrain test, which was literally a bolt-on extra that was suddenly another seven or eight tenths in horsepower what he mean? not...

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by Armadillo1
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Mars 2021 Trio Of Missions
Replies: 66
Views: 9915

Re: Mars 2021 Trio Of Missions

so today is the day of martian aviation?

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by Armadillo1
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Kawasaki C-2: Why CF-6?
Replies: 7
Views: 1377

Re: Kawasaki C-2: Why CF-6?

the question not a CF-6-80 vs PW400
it is why CF-6 but not Trent 1000 or GEnx (if you want GE)

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by Armadillo1
Wed Mar 24, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2
Replies: 92
Views: 13887

Re: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2

it looks like 1 survivor was belted and other 3 not yet Conflicting information on specialized forums. Yes, the survivor was belted. However, the casualties were belted too. The difference is that survivor's catapult did not activate (it was the CO/Captain's seat, and it apparently has separate lau...

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by Armadillo1
Tue Mar 23, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2
Replies: 92
Views: 13887

Re: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2

it looks like 1 survivor was belted and other 3 not yet

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by Armadillo1
Tue Mar 23, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2
Replies: 92
Views: 13887

Re: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2

https://tass.ru/proisshestviya/10972759

no more details now

there are old KT-1M catapults with 130km/h needed
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23 march 2021
Shaikovka airbase near Kaluga
reported Tu-22m3 while starting engines catapults accidentially launched, killing 3. telegram channels say one of killed was regiment commander
https://tass.ru/proisshestviya/10972759

no more details now

there are old KT-1M catapults with 130km/h needed

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by Armadillo1
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer New Turboprop Aircraft News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 70025

Re: Embraer New Turboprop Aircraft News and Discussion Thread

also, i cant see a reason for such big wing fairing
MLG can be placed behind engines like in old planes or Dash8.
not so big Mach for area rule

is there proof its a real emb proposal?

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by Armadillo1
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer New Turboprop Aircraft News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 504
Views: 70025

Re: Embraer New Turboprop Aircraft News and Discussion Thread

FluidFlow wrote:
Armadillo1 wrote:
why T-tail?


Because the exhaust air from the engines will ruin the flow over the stabilizer in normal design. The engines will be mounted on top of the wings directly in front of the stab if it is not a T-Tail design.

Image

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by Armadillo1
Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing nears 737 MAX order from Southwest worth billions
Replies: 239
Views: 44336

Re: Boeing nears 737 MAX order from Southwest worth billions

(g) Type and number required. The maximum number of passenger seats permitted depends on the type and number of exits installed in each side of the fuselage. Except as further restricted in paragraphs (g)(1) through (g)(9) of this section, the maximum number of passenger seats permitted for each ex...

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by Armadillo1
Sat Mar 13, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Reuters: Airbus launches A350 freighter
Replies: 1385
Views: 223886

Re: A350F. Airbus looking to launch: Looking for customers

VSMUT wrote:
Boeing sold 242 777-200Fs. That's the realistic market you can expect. The next new-built freighter will have to compete for this market with the 777-300ERSF, used 777-200F and to an extent the A330-300P2F. That's not enough to justify 2 new builds.


market is to replace all 747 and MDs

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by Armadillo1
Fri Mar 05, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Modern Turbofan Engine Efficiency
Replies: 40
Views: 10157

Re: Modern Turbofan Engine Efficiency

I know that the efficiency will vary by the thrust setting. I assume engines are designed to be most efficient at cruise thrust. In terms of the percentage of the energy in the fuel that is output as usable thrust, what is the efficiency of the current generation of turbofan engines? The most effic...

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by Armadillo1
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Angry cat" attacks pilot, forcing emergency landing
Replies: 20
Views: 4425

Re: "Angry cat" attacks pilot, forcing emergency landing

she dont want her kittens become expatriant

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by Armadillo1
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: General Atomics Takes Over Dornier 228NG Programme From RUAG And Launches Dornier 228NXT
Replies: 21
Views: 5166

Re: General Atomics Takes Over Dornier 228NG Programme From RUAG And Launches Dornier 228NXT

https://aviationweek.com/aerospace/urba ... production


the only link i able to find (paywall?)
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I think this is a deliberate disrespect for members - post without any link.


https://aviationweek.com/aerospace/urba ... production


the only link i able to find (paywall?)

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by Armadillo1
Mon Mar 01, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A300/310 tech. question.
Replies: 2
Views: 1248

Re: A300/310 tech. question.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/Tarom_A310-325_%28YR-LCA%29_departing_London_Heathrow_Airport.jpg/1280px-Tarom_A310-325_%28YR-LCA%29_departing_London_Heathrow_Airport.jpg we have a topic 4 month ago https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1452663

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by Armadillo1
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A321XLR’s rear fuel tank demands special fire-protection conditions
Replies: 224
Views: 47983

Re: A321XLR’s rear fuel tank demands special fire-protection conditions

why manufacturers dont make fuel tank at sides from LDs?

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by Armadillo1
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 607
Views: 113351

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

same for me, i only read reposts. Boeing Co. was planning to strengthen protective engine covers on its 777 jets months before a pair of recent serious failures, including one near Denver last weekend, according to an internal Federal Aviation Administration document. The plane maker and regulator h...

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by Armadillo1
Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 607
Views: 113351

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

https://www.wsj.com/articles/boeing-mov ... 1614249006
(paywall)
Boeing Moved to Replace 777 Engine Covers Before Recent Failures
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https://www.wsj.com/articles/boeing-mov ... 1614249006
(paywall)
Boeing Moved to Replace 777 Engine Covers Before Recent Failures

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by Armadillo1
Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021
Replies: 670
Views: 146775

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021

Opus99 wrote:
https://twitter.com/satcom_guru/status/1364818235065987072?s=21

Just to show the level of change between the 777 and the 777X

actually, interesting is changes in 767

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by Armadillo1
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future VLA-aircraft
Replies: 71
Views: 11271

Re: Future VLA-aircraft

sorry, no.
money make sense in Russia nowadays

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by Armadillo1
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA328 engine explosion at DEN
Replies: 607
Views: 113351

Re: UA328 engine explosion at DEN

https://books.google.ru/books?id=T3FEKo ... 77&f=false

griffon vulture at FL370 reported

that one bird was "smart" - he dont look for food himself - he looked after other vultures at low level
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https://books.google.ru/books?id=T3FEKo ... 77&f=false

griffon vulture at FL370 reported

that one bird was "smart" - he dont look for food himself - he looked after other vultures at low level

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by Armadillo1
Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future VLA-aircraft
Replies: 71
Views: 11271

Re: Future VLA-aircraft

any current aircraft limited by wingspan. so very big planes must address this somehow. Avanti style looks more reasonable that other others: https://i.insider.com/5f56ce037ed0ee001e25dcfb?width=700&format=jpeg&auto=webp also, i tried to start some discussion before: https://www.airliners.ne...

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by Armadillo1
Sat Feb 20, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest maybe considering an Airbus order
Replies: 637
Views: 108038

Re: Southwest maybe considering an Airbus order

lightsaber wrote:
I believe the cost estimate of saving $270,000 per day is accurate (per aircraft).


saving almost $100m per year per aircraft?

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by Armadillo1
Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane
Replies: 2225
Views: 245113

Re: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane

I did not read all pages, but to me doing a clean sheet design with a kerosene-burning plane seems a very conservative design. I believe this is rather disappointing. Granted, the hydrogen infrastructure isn't there yet. But the design should then at least be designed to be easily derivable to hydr...

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by Armadillo1
Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane
Replies: 2225
Views: 245113

Re: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane

RJMAZ wrote:
On short flights the 737-8 can have a fuel burn advantage of 6-7% per seat.

how?

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by Armadillo1
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2767
Views: 396366

Re: Southwest Hubs/Focus Cities

i thought base is where crew living.

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by Armadillo1
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206321

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

natural immunity after have had Covid-19 is low. persons who close to infection (medics, ambulance car crew, etc) got it second and even third time (in Russia) Considering that vaccines help by simulating an infection and preparing the immune system, how do you think vaccines can maintain their eff...

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by Armadillo1
Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx and Sikorsky: Beginning Trial on Single Pilot Ops for Cargo
Replies: 108
Views: 12180

Re: FedEx and Sikorsky: Beginning Trial on Single Pilot Ops for Cargo

If the sole crew member gets anticipated, it's game over. if sole crew member unable to push "no sleep" button, its a reason to control from the ground or (i prefer) autoflight to nearest certified for zero-crew landind airport. if the plane hacked, the able crew member must be able to ov...

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by Armadillo1
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206321

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

in Moscow, vaccination is easy, i registered online and in 1 hour come to clinic. i got Sputnik (both), it caused flu-like feels (temperature 38C) for 1 day on second dose only. for friend it was 38 at first dose only for some other people it was 38C in both. wife got EpiVacCorona (first) with no sy...

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by Armadillo1
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206321

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

lightsaber wrote:

Thank you for your well wishes. Day 2 seems like a mild flu, but I've heard wait a week and you'll know how it goes... Yikes!

this muck can give complications at the end
monitor coagulogram

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by Armadillo1
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Combi aircraft - an opportunity missed ?
Replies: 41
Views: 4485

Re: Combi aircraft - an opportunity missed ?

they are longer with longer belly cargo room and better use of it.

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by Armadillo1
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 20 years from now
Replies: 63
Views: 4809

Re: COVID-19 20 years from now

Fun thought experiment...20 years from now, when younger people ask you about your experience living through this pandemic, what element of behavior modification or societal adjustment do you think will be the most bizarre and difficult to believe? For me, I think the most bizarre is cardboard cuto...

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by Armadillo1
Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206321

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

Russia has their factories (I didn't find good numbers on capacity). https://ria.ru/20210106/vaktsina-1592163887.html Sputnik-V - december estimation 30m per month in June, but looks like it will be much earlier ("tens of millions" in february) https://russian.rt.com/russia/news/833677-ep...

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by Armadillo1
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 206321

Re: Updated: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate works!

natural immunity after have had Covid-19 is low.
persons who close to infection (medics, ambulance car crew, etc) got it second and even third time (in Russia)

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by Armadillo1
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021
Replies: 2003
Views: 300355

Re: Air Cargo (non-Amazon/DHL) Thread - 2021

Pleased to report that another Rolls powered 747F classic, 4L-GEO is fresh out of maintenance at CGK where she spent the last month. Currently tracking north-west presumably back to TBS to join sister ship GEN and the Geo-Sky / TCA outfits. still question what reason to raise that oldschool whiskey...

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by Armadillo1
Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane
Replies: 2225
Views: 245113

Re: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane

... if god wanted single aisle wider than 737 he would 737 wider...

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by Armadillo1
Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Highest hours & cycles by type
Replies: 7
Views: 2677

Re: Highest hours & cycles by type

There is a site where we can check the hours of some russian planes? Do anyone knows of something similar to "western" planes? https://russianplanes.net/resources#res3-56-1 IL-96-300 - LOV 70000/10000 examples RA-96010 51427/7625 CU-T1717 ~45k hours in Russia western planes using for high...

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by Armadillo1
Sun Feb 14, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 717 slides off taxiway @ PIT
Replies: 74
Views: 15695

Re: DL 717 slides off taxiway @ PIT

this is taxiway, not a runway. who will install EMAS at the end of taxiway?

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by Armadillo1
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Semi unducted fan.
Replies: 9
Views: 2414

Re: Semi unducted fan.

still dont understand concept.
compared to undectef fan GE36/578-DX you want to accelerate inner flow instead of using it to power fan?

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by Armadillo1
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas SVO-EZE
Replies: 20
Views: 4009

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas SVO-EZE

vaccine transporting?

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by Armadillo1
Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2
Replies: 92
Views: 13887

Re: Russian Military Crashes Discussion Thread - Part 2

https://aviaforum.ams3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/data/attachment-files/2021/02/1584311_fb18d4450d6f26e50bc3575bcd1c0ce1.png https://vk.com/video-5751308_456245893 https://dambiev.livejournal.com/2220098.html haven't heard anything about barrier strike. initial reports landing in blizzard condition...

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by Armadillo1
Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Highest hours & cycles by type
Replies: 7
Views: 2677

Highest hours & cycles by type

some birds will be scrapped and forgotten, so i wish to know a little more before they gone may be new records already set hours: 744: KLM PH-BFC City of Calgary; 141.938 flying hours and 17.271 cycles. Last flight march 12 2018 current record holder? (i wish to see more official info :weeping: ) 2-...

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by Armadillo1
Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane
Replies: 2225
Views: 245113

Re: Boeing CEO's Comments On Their Next Airplane

what dimensions needed for 2*LD3/45?

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