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by Hawker
Wed Oct 17, 2007 7:16 am
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: re-thinking my courses
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

Re: re-thinking my courses

Hawker wrote:Also - I'm doing my research now - but can anyone fill me in, on the aeronautical design side of things? (careers in ireland or abroad, demand for these engineers and designers, links to other helpful info)?

Thanks in advance?


No one? :(
by Hawker
Tue Oct 16, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: re-thinking my courses
Replies: 3
Views: 1048

re-thinking my courses

I'm only 6 weeks into my course (avionics in carlow), but it's not anywhere near what I expected it to be. Now it's probably too late in the year to get onto the admin and change over to another course in the IT, but I'm going to ask about it in an hour or two. I might just opt out, get back a % of ...
by Hawker
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Aircraft CG (Centre of Gravity) questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1836

JFH wrote:haha, another Carlow avionic student trying to cheat??
who is this????? :lol:
I got the answers out of the book!!!!


Ha, howya.

Not cheating (as such) ... just lookin for some constructive input (sounds better doesn't it)
by Hawker
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:17 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Aircraft CG (Centre of Gravity) questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1836

I think this sums up the 2nd question: FACTORS AT PLAY IN A NORMAL LANDING In a normal landing (defined here as landing on a runway with either no wind, or having the wind aligned directly with the runway) there is no force trying to push your landing aircraft off of alignment. Engine thrust is alig...
by Hawker
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:09 pm
Forum: Learning to Fly
Topic: Aircraft CG (Centre of Gravity) questions
Replies: 6
Views: 1836

Aircraft CG (Centre of Gravity) questions

Ok, more of a physics questions than aerodynamics, but could some one explain these two to me? 1) Why does the centre of gravity move rearward if an aircraft is overloaded towards the tail? 2) Why does the pilot not point the nose of the aircraft directly towards the destination during straight and ...
by Hawker
Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:15 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Secondary Level Physics
Replies: 18
Views: 14459

Ha, now I'm starting to worry. I've accepted my course - Aircraft Systems in Carlow - and it looks like Maths and Physics are a big part of the 1st Semester. Only prob is that I haven't touched a science subject since 3rd year in secondary. I've a bit of research to do now The way I see it - they di...
by Hawker
Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Carlow - Bachelor of Engineering in Aircraft Systems
Replies: 10
Views: 10987

Carlow - Bachelor of Engineering in Aircraft Systems

Hey, first post. Hoping someone here can help. Has anyone here had any experience with, or starting this course (aircraft systems), this year? http://www.itcarlow.ie/prospectus/Electronic_Mechanical_Aerospace0708.pdf I'm dropping down to the campus today to have a look around and ask a few questions...