Here is a list of all the postings Keiran Arnold has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Failsafe Unsafe|
I don't have a TJ6 but looking at the on-line manual there are 2 types of failsafe for that system "battery failsafe" S-fhss and "normal " both are described in the said online manual
|Thread: Happy 100th Birthday to the Royal Air Force|
100 years today
|Thread: AAIB Operation Of Drones|
If they had an exemption then surely they would have stated that in their report. In our litigious society how would an insurance company perceive the use of the drone. I would suspect their opening gambit would be "so were you using the craft for recreational purposes "
Edited By Keiran Arnold on 30/06/2017 13:47:38
I raised this because I was taken aback by the AAIB seemingly circumventing the CAAs rules. However helpful and no matter how profession the operators are they are not flying for recreation.
As a aeronautical engineering technician I find the credibility of the AAIB called into question by those actions.
Which is a shame as the actual use of drones is a useful tool to have in aircraft accident investigation.
the document linked is effectively reproduced in the Air Accidents Investigation Branch Annual Safety Review 2016, which includes the original statement regarding recreational use. Should the AAIB not adopt the police model for drone use?
My point is that it is not by any means recreational- whilst I agree that any means of assisting the AAIB is a good thing.
As the AAIB is a government organisation, the operators are being paid for their services, and as the end product is a government report then whilst the gain is not financial there certainly is commercial gain
Noticed this little snippet in the Air Accidents Investigation Branch Annual Safety Review 2016
"Under UK regulations, the AAIB is not classed as a commercial operator flying for reward so can operate drones at accident sites under the standard regulations for recreational users."
Whilst this seems to be within the spirit of the law, is this within the spirit of the law.
|Thread: Shoreham AAIB Report Published|
Tom, more likely that having received several major head impacts resulted in loss of memory. The report indicate the pilots helmet probably prevented fatal head injuries.
|Thread: Aircraft that are difficult to rc scale|
Matty find yourself a copy of Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters LP, a whole album on the above joke
|Thread: 1950s Tail light colour and style|
|Thread: Who wants a Warbird Replics Hurricane?|
Third time lucky!
K E I R A N
Just for the record you have incorrectly spelt my name too.
I'm thinking of the Shuttleworth Sea Hurricane scheme (might not add a hook though) Hmm then again
I would buy one too and would also pay a deposit if required
Edited By Keiran Arnold on 12/01/2017 12:34:04
|Thread: Chinooks, Taranis and a crashed plane|
Mostly Passive ECM on a Chinook, more likely Military IFF or RAD Alt.
|Thread: BMFA National Flying Centre|
|Thread: More Negative Drone News|
From the BBC website
|Thread: BMFA Nationals 2017?|
Its not the RAF who are divesting themselves of airfields its the DIO. And to be fair to the Station Commanders they will listen to reason and it helps if events that benefit the local economy.
|Thread: BMFA National Flying Centre|
Yes the buildings are included in the site. Mind you they are a bit shabby. I would say that some ground work will be needed to provide a good surface for model flying. There are also a couple of good pubs and a nice tea room close by.
|Thread: Caption Competition!|
When that mouse steps out of that cockpit I'll give him "Wot 4"
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