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by baroque
Tue Jun 06, 2006 12:52 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Exactly Happens At Mach 1.00?
Replies: 54
Views: 17993

RE: What Exactly Happens At Mach 1.00?

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by baroque
Sun Jun 04, 2006 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shadow Of A 747 At 36000 Ft!
Replies: 90
Views: 19870

RE: Shadow Of A 747 At 36000 Ft!

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by baroque
Sun Jun 04, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Exactly Happens At Mach 1.00?
Replies: 54
Views: 17993

RE: What Exactly Happens At Mach 1.00?

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by baroque
Sun Jun 04, 2006 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's Bair On 787's Weight Problem
Replies: 35
Views: 8311

RE: Boeing's Bair On 787's Weight Problem

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by baroque
Sat Jun 03, 2006 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines 747-400 & 737-400's
Replies: 37
Views: 9172

RE: Malaysia Airlines 747-400 & 737-400's

Maybe my 2003 experience is not applicable. The service was very polite but not great. The interiors were dilapidated. I flew on to Schipol with KLM and I have to admit that the KLM 747s made the Malaysian ones look quite <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>. Maybe I just attract faulty ...

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by baroque
Fri Jun 02, 2006 8:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders
Replies: 111
Views: 7923

RE: Usaf Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidde

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by baroque
Thu Jun 01, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Rambling Thread On Aircraft Engines
Replies: 22
Views: 8703

RE: A Rambling Thread On Aircraft Engines

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by baroque
Thu Jun 01, 2006 12:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Depleted Uranium In Boeing 747?
Replies: 72
Views: 41986

RE: Depleted Uranium In Boeing 747?

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by baroque
Wed May 31, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel
Replies: 43
Views: 5689

RE: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel

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by baroque
Wed May 31, 2006 4:31 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel
Replies: 43
Views: 5689

RE: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel

A spot of furious agreement with Atmx2000. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-left: 1pt #28455E solid;table-layout:fixed;border-spacing:0;padding:0;border-collapse: collapse;" bgcolor=#1E...

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by baroque
Wed May 31, 2006 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are The Five A350 Iterations?
Replies: 51
Views: 8600

RE: What Are The Five A350 Iterations?

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by baroque
Tue May 30, 2006 5:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel
Replies: 43
Views: 5689

RE: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel

Hmmm. Shell and Anglo American just signed an agreement to examine production of synthetic diesel and electricity from brown coal in Victoria, Australia. I might have to take a trip to Adelaide on behalf of Lumberton and Ikramerica (see post 34) but I won�t buy the ticket just yet! <a href="http:/...

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by baroque
Tue May 30, 2006 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Rambling Thread On Aircraft Engines
Replies: 22
Views: 8703

RE: A Rambling Thread On Aircraft Engines

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by baroque
Tue May 30, 2006 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Rambling Thread On Aircraft Engines
Replies: 22
Views: 8703

RE: A Rambling Thread On Aircraft Engines

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by baroque
Tue May 30, 2006 12:24 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel
Replies: 43
Views: 5689

RE: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel

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by baroque
Mon May 29, 2006 11:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel
Replies: 43
Views: 5689

RE: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel

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by baroque
Mon May 29, 2006 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Rambling Thread On Aircraft Engines
Replies: 22
Views: 8703

RE: A Rambling Thread On Aircraft Engines

Thank you Lightsaber. The combination of the effects of various aspects of engine design and the realities of flight with them should be fascinating. At least it is clear there <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arnaflug (Iceland)">IS</acronym> a reason for all these things, even if...

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by baroque
Mon May 29, 2006 2:33 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based Fuel
Replies: 43
Views: 5689

RE: NYTimes: Usaf Wants Alternative To Oil-based F

Quoting many of the previous contributors and giving some supplementary information. Germany used two main processes in WWII, the Fischer Tropsch (F-T) process as mentioned, and the Bergius process. The two processes are very different apart from both using coal. In the F-T, the coal is gasified to ...

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by baroque
Sun May 28, 2006 9:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Bush, Blair Agree On F-35 Technology Transfer
Replies: 17
Views: 4259

RE: Bush, Blair Agree On F-35 Technology Transfer

I would not mind a bet on this not being the end of the issue. How does the agreement rate in terms of veracity compared with Iraqs WMD? Don't forget leaders need a statement at the end of a meeting to justify their travel expense claim form. Curious that Howard did not come out with a similar progr...

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by baroque
Sun May 28, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Claims B777-200LR Not Upto Specifications...
Replies: 264
Views: 39210

RE: PIA Claims B777-200LR Not Upto Specifications...

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by baroque
Sun May 28, 2006 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indonesia Volcano Eurption Fear-flight Changes?
Replies: 24
Views: 3454

RE: Indonesia Volcano Eurption Fear-flight Changes?

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by baroque
Sun May 28, 2006 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Claims B777-200LR Not Upto Specifications...
Replies: 264
Views: 39210

RE: PIA Claims B777-200LR Not Upto Specifications.

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by baroque
Sun May 28, 2006 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indonesia Volcano Eurption Fear-flight Changes?
Replies: 24
Views: 3454

RE: Indonesia Volcano Eurption Fear-flight Changes?

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by baroque
Sun May 28, 2006 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Claims B777-200LR Not Upto Specifications...
Replies: 264
Views: 39210

RE: PIA Claims B777-200LR Not Upto Specifications.

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by baroque
Sun May 28, 2006 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Claims B777-200LR Not Upto Specifications...
Replies: 264
Views: 39210

RE: PIA Claims B777-200LR Not Upto Specifications.

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by baroque
Thu May 25, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'
Replies: 89
Views: 16792

RE: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'

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by baroque
Thu May 25, 2006 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VIP A330 To Be Launched?
Replies: 29
Views: 8178

RE: VIP A330 To Be Launched?

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by baroque
Thu May 25, 2006 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'
Replies: 89
Views: 16792

RE: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'

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by baroque
Thu May 25, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'
Replies: 89
Views: 16792

RE: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'

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by baroque
Thu May 25, 2006 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'
Replies: 89
Views: 16792

RE: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'

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by baroque
Thu May 25, 2006 12:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders
Replies: 111
Views: 7923

USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders

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by baroque
Thu May 25, 2006 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'
Replies: 89
Views: 16792

RE: Airbus Says 'Airbus Guessed Wrong On A350'

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by baroque
Wed May 24, 2006 11:46 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders
Replies: 111
Views: 7923

USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders

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by baroque
Wed May 24, 2006 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Set To Lead Airbus For 6-8 Years
Replies: 110
Views: 12451

RE: Boeing Set To Lead Airbus For 6-8 Years

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by baroque
Wed May 24, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders
Replies: 111
Views: 7923

USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders

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by baroque
Wed May 24, 2006 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Set To Lead Airbus For 6-8 Years
Replies: 110
Views: 12451

RE: Boeing Set To Lead Airbus For 6-8 Years

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by baroque
Tue May 23, 2006 11:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders
Replies: 111
Views: 7923

USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders

The article in the thread starter refers to launch aid, but the most recent official reference I can find calls these funds repayable launch investment (RLI). This comes from: House of Commons Trade and Industry Committee The UK Aerospace Industry Fifteenth Report of Session 2004-05 Report, together...

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by baroque
Tue May 23, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Wants Launch Aid For A350 Revamp
Replies: 124
Views: 11693

RE: Airbus Wants Launch Aid For A350 Revamp

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by baroque
Tue May 23, 2006 12:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Venezuela Weighs Selling U.S. Jets To Iran
Replies: 49
Views: 4784

RE: Venezuela Weighs Selling U.S. Jets To Iran

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by baroque
Mon May 22, 2006 12:51 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders
Replies: 111
Views: 7923

USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders

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by baroque
Sun May 21, 2006 11:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders
Replies: 111
Views: 7923

USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders

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by baroque
Sun May 21, 2006 11:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Is The B-52 Is One The Best USAF Planes Ever?
Replies: 22
Views: 8941

RE: Is The B-52 Is One The Best Usaf Planes Ever?

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by baroque
Sun May 21, 2006 11:10 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders
Replies: 111
Views: 7923

USAF Seeks Info On Subsidies From Tanker Bidders

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by baroque
Fri May 19, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Wants Launch Aid For A350 Revamp
Replies: 124
Views: 11693

RE: Airbus Wants Launch Aid For A350 Revamp

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by baroque
Thu May 18, 2006 12:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Depleted Uranium In Boeing 747?
Replies: 72
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RE: Depleted Uranium In Boeing 747?

I did not know about depleted uranium, but I guess every little bit helps. Many years ago I discovered that the sintering process was developed in WWII specifically to produce more dense counter-balance weights made out of tungsten - the problem being that the high melting point of tungsten made it ...

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by baroque
Wed May 17, 2006 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing-Still A Step Ahead In Era Of All New A350-!
Replies: 98
Views: 13335

RE: Boeing-Still A Step Ahead In Era Of All New A350-!

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by baroque
Wed May 17, 2006 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing-Still A Step Ahead In Era Of All New A350-!
Replies: 98
Views: 13335

RE: Boeing-Still A Step Ahead In Era Of All New A350-!

Fuel prices - there are various optimists and pessimists. Is it possible that even the pessimists are not gloomy enough? What if it will be worse than even the pessimists think? In the 1950s poor old King Hubbert had great difficulty in getting the US Government through the US Geological Survey to b...

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by baroque
Wed May 17, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Anyone Experienced Engine Shut-down In Flight
Replies: 31
Views: 9667

RE: Has Anyone Experienced Engine Shut-down In Flight

Yes, #3 <acronym title="Precision Air Services (United Rep. of Tanzania)">PW</acronym> on 747 flying QF041 on its way from Sydney to Jakarta. I think the starter "decided" to engage over Lake Eyre. Nothing much other than a 180 turn and I was in a RHS window seat ahead of the wing. Asked an <acronym...

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by baroque
Sun May 07, 2006 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Sells Nine Airplanes In April
Replies: 51
Views: 8964

RE: Airbus Sells Nine Airplanes In April

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