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    RE: Distance computations

    It comes from having a Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering. No matter how you do it, the formula is still the same.
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    RE: Distance computations

    The function in VB is ACOS.

    Here is the formula that I use:

    60*DEGREES((ACOS((SIN(RADIANS(LAT1))*SIN(RADIANS(LAT2)))+(COS(RADIANS(LAT1))*COS(RADIANS(LAT2))*COS(RADIANS(LON2-LON1))))))

    LAT...
  3. RE: Toe Brakes (Analog Controls) ??????????????

    I just got a USB adapter. What is the procedure to enable toe brakes using the analog pedals?

    Thanks.
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    RE: DREAMFLEET SURVEY- PLEASE RESPOND

    TOOL TIPS

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel Planner at
    http://home.sc.rr.com/flyingrhino/
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    RE: Solo'ed (long)

    GOOD GOING JEFF! Feels good, don't it?

    :-jumpy

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel Planner at
    http://home.sc.rr.com/flyingrhino/
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    RE: Help with XP network

    That was what I did that made it work. The network used to run in IPX/SPX. That is where my problem was.

    Thanks to all for the advice.

    Now I have the crackling sounds coming from my SBLIVE!...
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    RE: Help with XP network

    Well, I'm not real sure what I did but after fighting with it for about 6 hours I have it working. I hate it when I fix something and don't know what I did!

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel...
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    Help with XP network

    I know it's off topic but...

    I had a functioning 3 computer network with Win98...my flying machines. I upgraded my primary machine to XP because of crashing problems. The problem is that the XP...
  9. Thread: B737 Speed

    by Flyingrhino
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    RE: B737 Speed

    LAST EDITED ON Jan-18-03 AT 12:17PM (EST)[p]Climb at 250 kias to 10,000 ft, 315 kias from 10,000 to FL300 then at mach .74 above FL300. Your climb rate will be whatever it can make while maintaining...
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    RE: Request 727 technical data

    Thanks. I will keep you in mind if I can't get everything I need. I found the manuals on line but they want $50 a pop for them. I don't want to buy them if I don't have to. I'm working on my...
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    RE: Request 727 technical data

    Hi Jeff. What I need is anything at all to do with fuel burn. I have some but the more I have the better my data will be. What I don't have right now is any data on climb fuel burn. The tables I...
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    RE: Request 727 technical data

    Thanks Paul. Got it and working on it now.

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel Planner at
    http://home.sc.rr.com/flyingrhino/
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    Request 727 technical data

    Does anyone know of a good source of 727 technical and performance data? It's time to start working on the 727 fuel planner.

    Thanks.

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel Planner at...
  14. Thread: For Lou

    by Flyingrhino
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    For Lou

    I've lost your email. Could you email me at [email protected] please? I have something I would like to discuss concerning the 727.

    Thanks

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel Planner at...
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    RE: I soloed today!!!

    CONGRATULATIONS!

    There is only one "first time". That's a feeling that you will remember always. Great accomplishment!

    Another one slips from the virtual world into reality!
    Welcome to the...
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    RE: OT: how realistic are pedals in FS?

    Hi Lee

    While pedals and yoke make for a more realistic and enjoyable flightsim experience, don't expect any help from them in practicing crosswinds. I have found that the rudder effect diminishes...
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    RE: My First Flight

    Thanks Lou

    I thought I told you...must have forgotten. Yes, I finished up in March. 44.4 hours from start to ticket. I used your DF172 to practice procedures and lessons before I went to fly. ...
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    RE: My First Flight

    LAST EDITED ON Sep-21-02 AT 03:53PM (EDT)[p]Hey Frank!

    Congratulations! I had my first flight Sept. 1, 2001 at the age of 48. For my 48th birthday in August my wife, kids, and grandkids got me a...
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    RE: New site for B737 fuel planners

    You can just link to the site.

    Thanks!

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel Planner at
    http://home.sc.rr.com/flyingrhino/
  20. Thread: For Lou

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    For Lou

    Can we update the fuel planner files that you have linked? They are quite old. Or, if you prefer, you can link to the files at my site. That way if I need to change anything you won't be bothered...
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    New site for B737 fuel planners

    My host, Flightsimmers.net, is shutting down so I have moved to the below address. You can get the fuel planners there.

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel Planner at...
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    RE: Fuel planning rule of thumb & RTO

    If you have Excel, get my planner. If not, figure about 5500 lbs/hr fuel burn.

    RTO is initiated by pulling the throttle to idle. If you are using RTO, do not pull your throttle to idle until the...
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    RE: DF secret project is not a plane

    Do I smell a WACO?

    I hope!

    David
    KCHS

    Get the latest 737 Fuel Planner at
    http://flightsimmers.net/airbase/flyingrhino/
  24. Updated Fuel Planner version 1.28 available

    Version 1.28 is available on my dl site. This corrects a divide by zero error that occurs when planned landing weight exceeded 121,273 lbs. For those that reported problems with the planner, this...
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    RE: FUEL PLANNER

    Hi Paulo

    Yes, I am the author...and thanks for the kind words. I'm glad you find it useful.

    I am a pilot and fly Cessnas and Pipers, and do the fuel calculations for those by hand since they...
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