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  1. bmcj replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    I wasn’t quite sure how to interpret the line of snow in the photos. It almost looked like either the discharge off the end of a plow or...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 9:13 PM
  2. bmcj liked BJC's post in the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    I’m in awe of the ability that some of you have to determine details of a crash from a few internet photogrphs. BJC

    Feb 18, 2020 at 5:57 PM
  3. bmcj liked wsimpso1's post in the thread Raptor Composite Aircraft.

    Speculation has low value. Deflection happens under load. The issue is always how much deflection? If the deflection is low enough,...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 6:57 AM
  4. bmcj replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    I’m looking at the photos and it appears to be on asphalt, but nosed over into a pile of snow near the edge. Could that have been the...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 6:42 AM
  5. bmcj liked Vigilant1's post in the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Not correct. As previously stated, the ELT is required to be triggered by forces along the aircraft longitudinal axis. The force must...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 6:34 AM
  6. bmcj liked poormansairforce's post in the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Pretty sure a stall and subsequent nose in doesn't.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 8:41 PM
  7. bmcj replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    That only works if you “plan” on crashing.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 7:17 PM
  8. bmcj replied to the thread WWI SE5 built from "Replica Plans".

    Sorry, I had my own typo in my post (since corrected. The point I was making is if you compare the scale numbers to the original...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 5:38 PM
  9. bmcj replied to the thread Crashes in the News - Thread.

    Is that a Zenith 701?

    Feb 17, 2020 at 3:28 PM
  10. bmcj replied to the thread WWI SE5 built from "Replica Plans".

    Something is wrong with these numbers. The span to length ratio on the replica is way off from that of the original. I assume there is a...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 2:32 AM
  11. bmcj liked cheapracer's post in the thread Modern Aircooled 4-Cylinder Aircraft Engine Using Contemporary Engine Technology.

    Once again Rans proving to be the quiet achiever.

    Feb 16, 2020 at 7:48 AM
  12. bmcj replied to the thread Tinbuzard - One off design.

    Welcome back TB!

    Feb 16, 2020 at 5:21 AM
  13. bmcj liked Dan Thomas's post in the thread No one can explain WHY planes fly....

    It's more, I think, due to the fact that in physics, nothing is free. If you take the static and dynamic pressures and add them, you get...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 5:14 AM
  14. bmcj replied to the thread No one can explain WHY planes fly....

    Hard to compare cars to air pressure reduction. For the cars, between outside access points (exits and entrances) the mass flow rate is...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 11:37 PM
  15. bmcj replied to the thread Seeing Thermals.

    I believe that some of the airlines are installing a laser system that can detect wind sheer and clear air turbulence far enough in...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 11:16 PM
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