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Chat / LGW2017 - LGW Gatwick Aviation Enthusiasts Fair 2017 -Fill Your Bag with Goodies
« Last post by Brian on February 01, 2017, 02:33:37 AM »
LGW2017 - LGW Gatwick Aviation Enthusiasts Fair 2017
International Aviation Enthusiasts Fair

Sunday April 23rd, 2017

10am to 4pm at K2 Crawley
Pease Pottage Hill, Crawley, RH11 9BQ

Come and buy or trade anything connected with airline / aircraft hobbies at LGW2017 - Europe's BIGGEST aircraft enthusiasts fair.

* Models
* Colour Slides
* Photographs
* Airline Timetables
* Postcards
* Posters
* Videos
* Aviation Books & Magazines
* Stamps, Stickers, Playing Cards
* Aviation Memorabilia and loads more!

** Large Free Car Park and Refreshments.

Any questions, Email LGW2017@gatwickaviationsociety.org.uk

https://www.facebook.com/gatwickaviationfair

Getting to K2 Crawley
http://www.gatwickaviationsociety.org.uk/k2crawley.asp

LGW2017 International Aviation Enthusiasts Fair - 23 April 2017
http://www.flypast.com/view_event.asp?ID=5021

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Does anyone here use the MD-9600 or MD-390 GPS here?
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RealADSB - What's New in Version 1.22

* New option to modify tail number and ICAO type of aircraft. This might be helpful for rare, local, unusual, military traffic that unlikely to get into the main database of ADS-B capable aircrafts. It's using iCloud and automatically synchronizes modifications between multiple iOS devices. That means your changes will not be lost if you reinstall app or modifications done on iPad will be visible on AppleTV.

* Updated main database of aircrafts

* Few minor bug fixes

https://itunes.apple.com/app/realadsb/id743911968

http://www.realadsb.com/ios.html
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Aviation News / The real purpose behind China's mysterious J-20 combat jet
« Last post by Brian on January 25, 2017, 01:47:30 AM »
The real purpose behind China's mysterious J-20 combat jet

In November, China debuted the Chengdu J-20, a large, stealthy jet that some have compared to the F-22 Raptor. But according to experts, the J-20 is not a fighter, not a dogfighter, not stealthy, and not at all like the F-22 or F-35.

Malcolm Davis, a senior analyst at the Australia Strategic Policy Institute, told Business Insider that the J-20 is a "fundamentally different sort of aircraft than the F-35."

Davis characterized the J-20 as "high-speed, long-range, not quite as stealthy (as US fifth-gen aircraft), but [the Chinese] clearly don't see that as important." According to Davis, the J-20 is "not a fighter, but an interceptor and a strike aircraft" that doesn't seek to contend with US jets in air-to-air battles.

Instead, "the Chinese are recognizing they can attack critical airborne support systems like AWACS (airborne early warning and control systems) and refueling planes so they can't do their job," Davis said. "If you can force the tankers back, then the F-35s and other platforms aren't sufficient because they can't reach their target."

http://www.businessinsider.com/the-real-purpose-behind-chinas-mysterious-j-20-combat-jet-2017-1
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Buy and sell / Re: Kinetic SBS-3 For Sale
« Last post by DaveG on January 21, 2017, 08:49:56 PM »
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Airnav Radarbox / Re: Logos
« Last post by Leclere on January 21, 2017, 08:31:09 PM »
N931FL, Hewlett Packard
N900LY, Lyon Aviation
OK-PMI using  AQS103 as flight ID, Queen Air
D-EPCE, EuroPilot Center Antwerp
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RadioForEveryone.com Guide

Guide for building an ADS-B station
Complete guide to building an ADS-B station: theory, components, maximizing reception performance.

http://www.radioforeveryone.com/p/building-ads-b-station.html
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Airnav Radarbox / New filter 1090 airnav systems
« Last post by FSVBS1 on January 18, 2017, 03:20:23 PM »
Regards to all this is the new novelty of RB24 I got the 1090 filter


TESTS
 
1.
The first test install it with the radials and the reception levels were very low

2.

In this second test remove the radials from the antenna the reception improved 100%

RESULTS

*This filter only works for ADSB

* VHF does not work and much less GPS   ; (





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Aviation News / Re: Iridium NEXT satellites launched for Aireon ADS-B network
« Last post by pjm on January 18, 2017, 05:39:45 AM »
I'm looking forward to seeing what the data rate for individuals is on this new network, Iridium's current 2.4k bps is ridiculous in the extreme. While they have superior coverage, the poor data capabilities was why I bought a Thuraya satellite phone, instead of Iridium.
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