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by Gandalf
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: No delta wings ?
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: No delta wings ?

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by Gandalf
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: Film and TV bloopers thread
Replies: 10
Views: 236

Re: Film and TV bloopers thread

by Gandalf
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: F1, 2019
Replies: 283
Views: 54681

Re: F1, 2019

by Gandalf
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: Starlink train
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: Starlink train

They just flew overhead. Satflare said they would be passing about 70km north. Standing there looking for them, then looked up and they were there, right overhead! :lol:
All spaced out a lot more now.
by Gandalf
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: Starlink train
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: Starlink train

If anyone is interest you can track them on https://www.satflare.com/track.asp?q=starlink#TOP
by Gandalf
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: Starlink train
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: Starlink train

Got shouted by my missus about an hour ago to come in to the garden and look up. What I saw boggled my mind. A literal train of clearly visible objects in a perfect line making their way across the night sky. I was like WTF!? But then remembered a glimpse at story I saw a few weeks ago, so had a qu...
by Gandalf
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: No delta wings ?
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: No delta wings ?

Right the first time. Concordski was in the air a few months earlier. You say both crashed, but there wasn't just two of them. They had a whole fleet of them. Yeah of course... Both crashes were in Paris as well....Air show one time(Concordeski) and a take off,hit a hotel I think a commercial fligh...
by Gandalf
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: No delta wings ?
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: No delta wings ?

Concorde,beautiful thing...like you guys have said really surprisingly small... Saw its final landing at heathrow...amazing.. Wasn't Concordeski first to fly tho...that might have been first commercial flight ,not sure. Remembered they both had crashes.. Right the first time. Concordski was in the ...
by Gandalf
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: No delta wings ?
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: No delta wings ?

In terms of military aircraft, there is. The B2 stealth bomber is a delta wing. And there are delta wing fighter aircraft too: Typhoon (Eurofighter), Dassault Rafale, Saab Gripen... Regarding commercial aircraft there are numerous limiting factors. Airports: All modern airports are designed to acco...
by Gandalf
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Topical Topics
Topic: No delta wings ?
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: No delta wings ?

palerider wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:16 pm
I went to the Concorde museum thingy in Brizzle and inside the one there. Surprised how cramped it was.

Can't have been comfortable. Good job it got to New York in 55 minutes from Heathrow.
55 minutes? :lol:

It may have been quick but it wasn't that quick!