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by donwmack
Fri May 05, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode 430 - "S Turns On A Highway"
Replies: 7
Views: 7393

Re: Episode 430 - "S Turns On A Highway"

I think Jack said that the "flying car" couldn't tell if it was in ground effect. This got me to thinking. Would an aircraft without a wing (I assume the pontoons don't count) but gets its lift from the 6-8 downfacing motors even have a ground effect? I get the motors are pushing the air d...
by donwmack
Fri May 05, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: Amazing no one was hurt
Replies: 0
Views: 5608

Amazing no one was hurt

Plane catches wires, followed by an intersection stop light that it looks like it rips through a wing tank resulting in a ball of flame. And they walked away.

by donwmack
Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: "WOOF" UCAP424
Replies: 14
Views: 13258

Couple thoughts on the Woof Podcasts

The converting of Drone pilots to full scale. The examples given were from RC pilots who fly planes. Those folks have been doing that since RC was around. I am willing to bet a box of dog bones that the multirotor pilots will not upscale to full-size planes, at least until there are full-size multir...

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