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by on September 2, 2012
There are people who find no glamour in being an aircraft technician. There are people who really dislike being aircraft mechanics. As a matter of fact those people most likely outnumber the ones that do. Every now and then you find a guy who enjoys what he does and can also see beauty in an otherwise drab dingy job. When one of our member emailed me this pic I said to myself "here is a guy with talent". This pic is beautiful!                 I already can tell he not only enjoys his job but he...
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by on August 30, 2012
   Why I Love Working On Aircraft I think  it's time to focus on the positives of our job. Too often we get caught up in the industry and the politics of the airlines that we work for. I know a lot of guys at work who no longer enjoy what they do and that is really too bad.When I know I have to go to work I do not get the sense of dread that it appears some people do. I truly enjoy working on planes and I enjoy (for the most part) the people I work with. My vision is still blurred by the "nex...
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by on April 29, 2012
Aerodymaics(Discuss the basics of aerodynamics, and what makes an airplane fly)Contents:1) What is Aerodynamics2) What is Lift2.1) Bernoulli's Theory of Lift (incorrect theory)2.2) Real Theories on Lift (correct theory)3) What is Drag4) What is Thrust5) What are high Angles of Attack (AOA)6) What is a Spin & StallSection 1 :: What is Aerodynamics?Aerodynamics is a branch of dynamics concerned with studying the motion of air, particularly when it interacts with a moving object. Aerodynamics is of...
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by on April 12, 2012
We all know that a RADAR is used to detect the position of aircraft using radio waves. The term RADAR was first coined in 1941 and stands for RAdio Detection And Ranging. Before the invention of RADAR there was obviously a need to detect enemy aircraft. So what do you think they did? See pictures below… So basically they just used these contraptions to make their ears bigger to pick up the sound waves in the air. Makes you wonder if they had any false alarms when a bumble bee flew close by. Gi...
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