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by DJTorrente
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: [Globe & Mail (CAN)] At 21, this aerospace engineering student, former refugee has created her first invention
Replies: 0
Views: 1152

[Globe & Mail (CAN)] At 21, this aerospace engineering student, former refugee has created her first invention

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-at-21-this-aerospace-engineering-student-former-refugee-has-created/ Three years ago, Ms. Bakarian was sitting in Lebanon, part of a family of four Syrian refugees facing an uncertain future with hope of making a new start in Canada. Fast-forward those ...
by DJTorrente
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: UCAP #466 - "Crush Your Soul"
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

Re: UCAP #466 - "Crush Your Soul"

It seems that the unit conversion does not scale linearly with distance. Clearly more research is required. Are there any grants available for funding? :D :D :D
by DJTorrente
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: UCAP #466 - "Crush Your Soul"
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

Re: UCAP #466 - "Crush Your Soul"

I propose the "Skyhawk" as 385 nm, or 3.5 hours @ 110 knots.

And Jack, I don't remember exactly which airport you and Jeb mentioned in the podcast, but you're surprisingly (to me at least) well within one Skyhawk of several Lehigh Valley airports with good on-field eateries.
by DJTorrente
Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: “A Dark and Stormy Morning" UCAP465
Replies: 1
Views: 758

Re: “A Dark and Stormy Morning" UCAP465

Thanks for that, captain! I'd read it also traces back to Sikorsky himself in the helicopter's infancy. That is mentioned in this piece: [Air & Space Mag] Why do helicopter pilots sit in the right seat?
by DJTorrente
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: [NYTimes] Manhattan Science Teacher Safely Lands Plane on New Jersey Golf Course
Replies: 0
Views: 1831

[NYTimes] Manhattan Science Teacher Safely Lands Plane on New Jersey Golf Course

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/09/nyregion/emergency-plane-landing-nj-golf-course.html A Manhattan science teacher by trade, Jonas De Leon is a pilot at heart. This fall he even began teaching some of his students about aviation at Gregorio Luperon High School for Science and Mathematics, work that...
by DJTorrente
Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: OFLotW
Topic: SAAB 340 Loses Prop in Flight
Replies: 1
Views: 1936

SAAB 340 Loses Prop in Flight

http://fortune.com/2017/03/17/australia ... y-landing/

You were just talking about this type of incident, right?
by DJTorrente
Sat Nov 19, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: San Jose International got a little cleaner today
Replies: 2
Views: 1929

Re: San Jose International got a little cleaner today

FOAM-NADO 2016!

-DJT
by DJTorrente
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Pop Mech: Boeing 747s Will No Longer Make The World's...
Replies: 0
Views: 1549

Pop Mech: Boeing 747s Will No Longer Make The World's...

Boeing 747s Will No Longer Make The World's Scariest Landing

KLM is replacing the 747 with an Airbus 330 on that route. Nice photos in attached to the story.

-DJT

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