210 mph true at 13K feet
Comanche - Piper Forum
Really enjoying the new plane. A hell of a lot faster than my Cherokee 235.
Theoretical speed from prop pitch?
If a propeller is turning 3,000 rpm and is 48 inch pitch is the theoretical forward speed 136 mph? (3,000 rpm x 60 minutes x 4 ft / 5280 ft = 136.3636 mph)Obviously drag and slip will reduce this.I ask because then a 400 mph airplane would need at 3,000 rpm a prop with over 12 feet of pit...
Ask the Captain
Q: Why is it we can "move about the cabin freely" when the plane has reached cruising altitude/speed (several thousand feet above the ground, several hundred mph) but we cannot when taking off/landing (considerably lower and slower)?— Brian, OrlandoA: Cruise altitudes are usually smoot...
Cross Country Flights in a "Low Performance" Aircraft
Yes, Yes I know that I am just venting my frustration as to both printed and vocal comments as to my love to be flying a "Low Performance" aircraft... But the next time some one tells me that I need far more performance to have a true "Cross Country" Aircraft, he will be picking himself up from ...
In the past, I have drawn attention to my observation that for some aircraft, "best" glide speed may not be best for everything. Nearly all Flight Manuals present a best glide speed. This speed is presented to meet the certification requirement: Quote: Sec. 23.71[Glide:...
This electric jet can take off vertically but drives like a car" With zero emissions and zero runway, the Lilium Jet will be the world’s first entirely electric jet capable of a vertical takeoff an...
Have just installed new compass in plane. My swing is out 30 degrees when positioned at 120 and 60. In reads true at east and west. Can it be changed without throwing out the magnetism of east and west?N=340, 30=360, 60=30, E=95, 120=150, 150=180S=210, 210=235, 240=250, W=273, 300=290, 33...
Cessna 210 fly in
Hi, any Cessna 210 pilots in the Western US interested in a fly in some where?I will be happy to organize.Jeff Strouse
EAA Biplane & Sport Pilot
For whatever reason, a forum member PM'd me to ask this question:I am a sport pilot....buying abeautiful EAA biplane that just got certified this summer my question is can I fly this as a sport pilot. I have been told yes and no by many pilots I trust and it seems that the common denomi...