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  1. litespeed replied to the thread What aircraft do you guys think were designed "perfect" from the outset?.

    To expect a combat design that is old school in design and speed to be used extensively against faster machines and air defences too...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 5:16 PM
  2. litespeed replied to the thread What aircraft do you guys think were designed "perfect" from the outset?.

    Agreed, some are more touchy areas than others but too censor anything that can be construed as politics, sure removes a lot of...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 4:40 PM
  3. litespeed liked BJC's post in the thread What aircraft do you guys think were designed "perfect" from the outset?.

    Is there such a thing as thread drift in the Hangar Flying category? Granted, forbidden subjects, such as politics, are out of bounds....

    Jan 20, 2020 at 4:13 PM
  4. litespeed replied to the thread What aircraft do you guys think were designed "perfect" from the outset?.

    Can we really call Spaceship One, impressive it certainly is, a Powered aircraft or more a rocket that is launched from high altitude...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 12:43 PM
  5. litespeed replied to the thread What aircraft do you guys think were designed "perfect" from the outset?.

    The EE Canberra was the real sucessor to the Mossie and a great aircraft. We loved em over here and used them to great effect esp in...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 11:08 AM
  6. litespeed replied to the thread What aircraft do you guys think were designed "perfect" from the outset?.

    Ah.........you do realise I am from Australia not Austria and we spoke English since 1788, bar the 500 odd native languages already...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 10:53 AM
  7. litespeed replied to the thread Boeing - Design Issues....

    I have read they have a variation of the MCAS but using two probes instead of the one in the Max. However they are not problem free....

    Jan 20, 2020 at 10:45 AM
  8. litespeed replied to the thread Boeing - Design Issues....

    So far 30 tankers delivered..... Cost $800 million each total $24 billion dollars. This is only a small amount of those ordered....

    Jan 20, 2020 at 10:02 AM
  9. litespeed replied to the thread Boeing - Design Issues....

    The windows black screen of death, just what you want on the worlds most expensive fuel loader. Yet more of what I have been saying...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 9:51 AM
  10. litespeed liked trimtab's post in the thread Boeing - Design Issues....

    https://wap.business-standard.com/article/international/failed-to-provide-refueling-tankers-usaf-warns-boeing-it-s-not-happy-120011800914...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 9:38 AM
  11. litespeed replied to the thread Free Glider plans - high wing wood.

    So let me get this correct........you find a beautiful classic lady of the air and swap for a used and non flight friendly one that...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 9:36 AM
  12. litespeed replied to the thread What aircraft do you guys think were designed "perfect" from the outset?.

    B 17? Sorry guys,but it was a big heavy thing that was slow, needed a lot of firepower and heavy armour to protect itself. Had a very...

    Jan 20, 2020 at 9:27 AM
  13. litespeed replied to the thread What aircraft do you guys think were designed "perfect" from the outset?.

    You guys seem to forget a certain little wooden wonder. Fastest propped wings, faster than a fighter even when used as a bomber....

    Jan 20, 2020 at 9:01 AM
  14. litespeed replied to the thread check out this lawn mower engine (kohler engine).

    Touche....

    Jan 16, 2020 at 9:52 AM


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