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Akronnick
02-13-2006, 03:11 AM

Akronnick
02-13-2006, 03:11 AM
After following the "Interesting Riddle" (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/8551099804) thread for the last several days, I thought it would be interesting to see how many here could answer a question about the fundamentals of flight that anyone who has sat through the first hour of groundschool for flight training should be able to answer. I will post the correct answer tomorrow, so please, just respond to the poll without giving away the correct answer.


Here is the question:

Name the four fundamental forces of flight:


I edited the link above so that it goes to the beginning instead of the end, the question is unchanged

ImpStarDuece
02-13-2006, 03:16 AM
First http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

rnzoli
02-13-2006, 03:58 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by ImpStarDuece:
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You nOOOb! Why do you give away the "solution" so early? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

rnzoli
02-13-2006, 04:05 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Akronnick:
anyone who has sat through the first hour of groundschool for flight training should be able to answer </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
I wonder how many people actually sat at least one hour in ground school. Probably only those, who have real stick time. But we will see from the answers - or the number of answers.

I think you came up with pretty good false options, at least for he frequent readers of this forum. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

HART_dreyer
02-13-2006, 07:03 AM
My logics say lift, thrust, drag, and gravity.

Though, I have been proven to be an idiot on several occasions.

jimDG
02-13-2006, 07:09 AM
C:
torque is not important, so e, d and b go out the window.
a: has friction and Drag - thats the same thing.
therefore - c http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

PBNA-Boosher
02-13-2006, 08:40 AM
Pretty easy question.

Akronnick
02-13-2006, 06:16 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> Pretty easy question. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

You would think but of the first 27 responses, two got them wrong.

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> torque is not important, so e, d and b go out the window. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I wouldn't say it's not important, in some circumstances it's very important, it's just not a fundamental force.

LStarosta
02-13-2006, 07:04 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by PBNA-Boosher:
Pretty easy question. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thx Boosher.

ATLAS_DEATH
02-13-2006, 07:17 PM
C.


According to my... entire semester of ground/air school.

ATLAS_DEATH
02-13-2006, 07:19 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">GRAVITY HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE FORCES. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Lift is what overcomes gravity. Thrust is what overcomes drag... to fly.

Weight has nothing to do with it http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif
Mass is more important than wieght. But we are talking about the forces... Weight is not a force.. neither is Mass, but it is affected by gravity.. not weight.

Stackhouse25th
02-13-2006, 07:26 PM
IT IS EITHER GRAVITY OR WEIGHT :-)

BOTH ARE THE SAME.

Treetop64
02-13-2006, 07:28 PM
Akronnick forgot to include "Wheel of Landing Gear" and "Conveyor Belt" as forces. Obviously, some here tend to think those would qualify...

Apparently, (and, by God, thankfully),most who answered the poll have some sense.

Treetop64
02-13-2006, 07:32 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">GRAVITY HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE FORCES. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

That, my friend, is what is known as a "contradictory statement".

* ahem * -- Gravity is a force, Einstien...

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ATLAS_DEATH
02-13-2006, 08:47 PM
Where'd his post go... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif