• Missing Jets at NW

    by  • 22nd August 2015 • post

    I have been today at my airfield, with Ania. When we drove in via perimeter road, I remarked: “hey, look the hunter is out”. It was sitting on a tarmac getting ready for startup. Had a curious look around the cockpit, not seeing the pilot. When we got to the squadron, Ania went about...

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    BitTorrent makes offline messages on Bleep more secure

    by  • 7th August 2015 • newsfeed

    I read this new thing recently, and I liked it BitTorrent makes offline messages on Bleep more secure The biggest thing BitTorrent’s Bleep messaging app can offer users is privacy, so it’s rightly beefing up that feature even more. In BT’s latest engineering blog post, senior software engineer Steven Siloti explains how his team...

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    Avidyne updates sim software

    by  • 31st July 2015 • newsfeed

    I read this new thing recently, and I liked it Avidyne updates sim software Avidyne reported at AirVenture that a new version of its IFD-Series FMS/GPS/NAV/COM PC-based Simulator software is now available for download from the company’s website. The updated PC simulator provides fully-interactive, free-play demonstration capability for the IFD540 and IFD440, including all the features of...

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    Crypto wars

    by  • 31st July 2015 • newsfeed

    I read this new thing recently, and I liked it Crypto wars Is the UK trying to ban iMessage, FaceTime, Whatsapp? Seems unclear – they make contradictory statements about encryption being important but also about needing access to communications. Let’s try something simple – assume governments get some “back door keys” in there… If...

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    IFR with 1 comm radio

    by  • 18th July 2015 • newsfeed

    I read this new thing recently, and I liked it IFR with 1 comm radio I have always flown IFR with a 2 comm radio aircraft and now I am in a ship with only 1 comm radio.  If I am on with ATC and I need to get the weather for the airport...

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