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by Legs
Fri Jan 17, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Raaf VIP Fleet Renewal
Replies: 20
Views: 6210

RE: Raaf VIP Fleet Renewal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ozair" class="quote" target="_blank">Ozair</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>cater for a bunch of journalists,</i></font></td...

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by Legs
Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Raaf VIP Fleet Renewal
Replies: 20
Views: 6210

RE: Raaf VIP Fleet Renewal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bunumuring" class="quote" target="_blank">bunumuring</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>has been chatter about a larger VIP</i...

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by Legs
Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Raaf VIP Fleet Renewal
Replies: 20
Views: 6210

RE: Raaf VIP Fleet Renewal

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> renew the leases the VIP fleet, o...

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by Legs
Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:33 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F/A-18 In Non-naval Service - Landings
Replies: 13
Views: 8252

RE: F/A-18 In Non-naval Service - Landings

Just as a guess, I'd say because the great majority of training and training materials were developed by and for the USN, and the other operators haven't developed an alternative.

[Edited 2013-12-22 03:34:45]

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by Legs
Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Squawking 7700
Replies: 22
Views: 4865

RE: Squawking 7700

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/woodreau" class="quote" target="_blank">woodreau</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>AEGIS continues to track the primary ret...

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by Legs
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Military Sales Forecast By Airbus
Replies: 7
Views: 3879

RE: Military Sales Forecast By Airbus

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> How doe...

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by Legs
Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Maximum Landing Weight Of A C-17
Replies: 3
Views: 7303

RE: Maximum Landing Weight Of A C-17

Maximum landing weight for 3/4 flap is the same as MTOW at 585,000lbs. Max full flap landing is 502,100lb, and there's a couple of other restrictions on steering angle etc at heavy weights.

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by Legs
Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 12th C-5M Now Delivered
Replies: 23
Views: 7096

RE: 12th C-5M Now Delivered

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Galaxy5007" class="quote" target="_blank">Galaxy5007</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> The plane gets delivered in horrendou...

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by Legs
Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Question About AN/APG-66(V2)
Replies: 1
Views: 5954

RE: Question About AN/APG-66(V2)

This is a question probably better asked in the Mil/Av forum. At any rate, <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote" ><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Googles" class="quote" target="_blank">Googles</a> (<a href="#0" cla...

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by Legs
Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Raaf F-111C To Pacific Aviation Museum, Hawaii
Replies: 6
Views: 6451

RE: Raaf F-111C To Pacific Aviation Museum, Hawaii

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>The RA<acronym title="Air France">...

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by Legs
Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Raaf F-111C To Pacific Aviation Museum, Hawaii
Replies: 6
Views: 6451

RE: Raaf F-111C To Pacific Aviation Museum, Hawaii

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Max+Q" class="quote" target="_blank">Max Q</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The wings get removed...

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by Legs
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RAAF Jets Used In Australian Election Instead Of Commercial Charters
Replies: 26
Views: 26120

RE: Raaf Jets Used In Australian Election Instead Of Commercial Charte

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#22" class="quote">Reply 22</a>):<br/><i>use one of the <acronym title="C...

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by Legs
Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing To Fund C-17 Production For Additional Year
Replies: 27
Views: 14038

RE: Boeing To Fund C-17 Production For Additional Year

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zanl188" class="quote" target="_blank">zanl188</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Right hand side...

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by Legs
Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing To Fund C-17 Production For Additional Year
Replies: 27
Views: 14038

RE: Boeing To Fund C-17 Production For Additional Year

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/N328KF" class="quote" target="_blank">N328KF</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>"C-17<acronym title="DHL Worldwide Express (Be...

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by Legs
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: In Flight Refuelling Question
Replies: 26
Views: 8374

RE: In Flight Refuelling Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/moo" class="quote" target="_blank">moo</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" align="C...

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by Legs
Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Getting Into Aircraft Painting?
Replies: 2
Views: 4324

RE: Getting Into Aircraft Painting?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/CaptainKramer" class="quote" target="_blank">CaptainKramer</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i> Royal Australian Air Force, RAA...

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by Legs
Tue May 07, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: HMX-1 Receives First MV-22B Aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 9735

RE: HMX-1 Receives First MV-22B Aircraft

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DiamondFlyer" class="quote" target="_blank">DiamondFlyer</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>even big enough for a V-22?</i></f...

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by Legs
Sun May 05, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Do Fighters Have Autopilot Like Commercial Planes
Replies: 13
Views: 21141

RE: Do Fighters Have Autopilot Like Commercial Planes

The autopilot in most fighters is very similar to commercial planes, if not arguably slightly more powerful. Just like a commercial plane, a fighter will dutifully follow the preprogrammed flight plan the pilots have loaded, which on most current models includes altitude and mach/airspeed. The pilot...

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by Legs
Sun May 05, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: U.S.S. Ronald Reagan - F-18 On Deck
Replies: 7
Views: 6247

RE: U.S.S. Ronald Reagan - F-18 On Deck

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/StudeDave" class="quote" target="_blank">StudeDave</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>used solely for training the yellow and ...

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by Legs
Fri May 03, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Australia To Acquire 12 F/A-18G Growler Aircraft
Replies: 18
Views: 8834

RE: Australia To Acquire 12 F/A-18G Growler Aircraft

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Revelation" class="quote" target="_blank">Revelation</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>If need be, these birds can leave the ...

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by Legs
Fri May 03, 2013 1:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Australia To Acquire 12 F/A-18G Growler Aircraft
Replies: 18
Views: 8834

Australia To Acquire 12 F/A-18G Growler Aircraft

As part of the Defence White Paper release today, the Government and Defence Minister have announced that Australia will acquire 12 new build F/A18-G Growler aircraft, as well as retaining the existing 24 F/A-18F Super Hornets already in service at RAAF Amberley, bringing the Super Hornet fleet to 3...

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by Legs
Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Australia To Order 12 F/A-18E/F & 12 EA-18G
Replies: 60
Views: 10086

RE: Australia To Order 12 F/A-18E/F & 12 EA-18G

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ozair" class="quote" target="_blank">Ozair</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>how long can the classic hornets last</i></fon...

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by Legs
Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Australia To Order 12 F/A-18E/F & 12 EA-18G
Replies: 60
Views: 10086

RE: Australia To Order 12 F/A-18E/F & 12 EA-18G

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/tommytoyz" class="quote" target="_blank">tommytoyz</a> (<a href="#32" class="quote">Reply 32</a>):<br/><i>Australia still order 100 F-35s?</i></...

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by Legs
Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Throttle Position Terminology - "Around The Horn"
Replies: 6
Views: 5326

RE: Throttle Position Terminology - "Around The Horn"

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LMP737" class="quote" target="_blank">LMP737</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>like an F-18 thing</i></font></td></tr></table...

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by Legs
Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Throttle Position Terminology - "Around The Horn"
Replies: 6
Views: 5326

RE: Throttle Position Terminology - "Around The Horn"

We've always called it 'going over the hump' from cut-off then back against the idle stop after lifting a lockout with your forefinger, like LMP737 described. Our engine runners and pilots generally call it out during engine start, and use that as a time hack for starter cut-out, light-off etc. Ive ...

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by Legs
Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Why Does The C17 Have A Joystick?
Replies: 38
Views: 17332

RE: Why Does The C17 Have A Joystick?

Was it a decision by the USAF to require a stick during the procurement process?

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by Legs
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Sea Trials Of F-35 Aboard U.S.S. Wasp
Replies: 6
Views: 6505

RE: Sea Trials Of F-35 Aboard U.S.S. Wasp

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/HaveBlue" class="quote" target="_blank">HaveBlue</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>whatever likely to fail?</i></font></td></...

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by Legs
Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35B Flights Suspended
Replies: 27
Views: 6733

RE: F35B Flights Suspended

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Dont kn...

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by Legs
Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35B Flights Suspended
Replies: 27
Views: 6733

RE: F35B Flights Suspended

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kanban" class="quote" target="_blank">kanban</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>why use fuel as a medium?</i></font></td></t...

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by Legs
Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:22 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F35B Flights Suspended
Replies: 27
Views: 6733

RE: F35B Flights Suspended

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>Strange design</i></font></td></tr><...

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by Legs
Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: P/N Marking On Internal Wiring
Replies: 8
Views: 2939

RE: P/N Marking On Internal Wiring

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD11Engineer" class="quote" target="_blank">MD11Engineer</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>(a P/N might be printed on it</i><...

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by Legs
Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: P/N Marking On Internal Wiring
Replies: 8
Views: 2939

RE: P/N Marking On Internal Wiring

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA737-823" class="quote" target="_blank">AA737-823</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i> Backshop would know.</i></font></td></t...

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by Legs
Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Plan To Replace The RC-135 Aircraft?
Replies: 25
Views: 20513

RE: Plan To Replace The RC-135 Aircraft?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Spacepope" class="quote" target="_blank">Spacepope</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> The Wedgetail...

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by Legs
Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Saab Viggen Reverse Quickturn Video
Replies: 30
Views: 11032

RE: Saab Viggen Reverse Quickturn Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>other fighters fitted with reversers...

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by Legs
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Iran: US ScanEagle Drone 'captured Over Gulf'
Replies: 15
Views: 6624

RE: Iran: US ScanEagle Drone 'captured Over Gulf'

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bikerthai" class="quote" target="_blank">bikerthai</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>other than perhaps any encryption device...

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by Legs
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: GE90-115B Maximum Fuel Flow?
Replies: 3
Views: 14343

RE: GE90-115B Maximum Fuel Flow?

From ferpe's link, the published takeoff fuel flow was 4.690 kg per second. Multiply by 3600 to get kg/hr gets you 16,884 kg per hour. Convert that to pounds and you end up with about 37,144 lbs/hour takeoff flow for a GE90-115B.

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by Legs
Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Technicians And Others: Strange Questions?
Replies: 44
Views: 9406

RE: Flight Technicians And Others: Strange Questions?

Just for comparison's sake, I dont work in the airline industry, rather I maintain fighters for my country's air force, swinging between the workshop and the flightline as needed. ● What’s the most painful task you have day-to-day? The most frustrating job we have is a couple of the item servicings ...

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by Legs
Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oz Considers Buying/leasing Virgina Class Subs
Replies: 32
Views: 3017

RE: Oz Considers Buying/leasing Virgina Class Subs

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/francoflier" class="quote" target="_blank">francoflier</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>design its own subs, like they did...

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by Legs
Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oz Considers Buying/leasing Virgina Class Subs
Replies: 32
Views: 3017

RE: Oz Considers Buying/leasing Virgina Class Subs

I will wager actual money, and large sums of it, that the RAN will not be fielding a nuclear anything for the foreseeable future, if ever. There is far, far too much opposition, from the other side of politics nevermind the majority of the public. The DoD and the Navy are currently focussed, on the ...

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by Legs
Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Fuel Tank Volume On Fighter Jets
Replies: 2
Views: 22456

RE: Fuel Tank Volume On Fighter Jets

With most fighters, the majority of the fuselage space between the cockpit and the engine bays is generally dedicated to fuel. The designers endeavour to jam fuel tankage in just about any little nook and cranny that they can, which makes for some maintenance nightmares when there are fuel leaks. Th...

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by Legs
Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Questions Regarding Engine/APU As A Lab Equipment
Replies: 16
Views: 5449

RE: Questions Regarding Engine/APU As A Lab Equipment

I'll try and answer your questions best I can. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/sayem55" class="quote" target="_blank">sayem55</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>...

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by Legs
Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330 Mrtt Loses Boom Over Spain
Replies: 24
Views: 10430

RE: A330 Mrtt Loses Boom Over Spain

Forgive what might be a slightly silly question at this point, but did Airbus/EADS develop the boom system themselves, or did they contract the boom design out to a third party?

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by Legs
Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Typhoons Best Raptors?
Replies: 50
Views: 11504

RE: Typhoons Best Raptors?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KC135TopBoom" class="quote" target="_blank">KC135TopBoom</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i>use its thrust vectoring feature...

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by Legs
Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Pressurisation In Fighter Planes
Replies: 11
Views: 11122

RE: Pressurisation In Fighter Planes

I don't know if the pressure supply is to help handle the forces, but more to work in concert with the methods pilots use to fight off the effects of G-forces (straining their core, and upper legs) and the G-suit to help restrict blood flow away from the torso. Pressure breathing is pretty strange, ...

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by Legs
Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Pressurisation In Fighter Planes
Replies: 11
Views: 11122

RE: Pressurisation In Fighter Planes

Ear pain is something that fighter pilots have to be very cognizant of when doing high rate of climb manuevers. I was reading a report just last week where a back seater decided the slight head cold he picked up over night wasn't an issue, and neglected to mention it to the pilot during the brief. P...

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by Legs
Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Flew Spy Drone Missions From Australia
Replies: 13
Views: 7840

RE: US Flew Spy Drone Missions From Australia

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Quokkas" class="quote" target="_blank">Quokkas</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>quietly planning to buy seven huge su...

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by Legs
Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 Milestone - First Successful Weapons Drop
Replies: 21
Views: 14762

RE: F-35 Milestone - First Successful Weapons Drop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Powerslide" class="quote" target="_blank">Powerslide</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> What I said...

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by Legs
Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-35 Milestone - First Successful Weapons Drop
Replies: 21
Views: 14762

RE: F-35 Milestone - First Successful Weapons Drop

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ebj1248650" class="quote" target="_blank">ebj1248650</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Its probabl...

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by Legs
Sat Jul 07, 2012 1:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46A Tanker Passes Initial Design Review
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RE: Boeing KC-46A Tanker Passes Initial Design Review

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PC12Fan" class="quote" target="_blank">PC12Fan</a> (<a href="#123" class="quote">Reply 123</a>):<br/><i>the aardvark?? Really??</i></font></td><...

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by Legs
Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: S Korea 4-4E Replacement: F-15 Or F-35?
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RE: S Korea 4-4E Replacement: F-15 Or F-35?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Devilfish" class="quote" target="_blank">Devilfish</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i>canted tails</i></font></td></tr></tab...

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