Tag: weight

This comic simply came out of a conversation about how gliders use water ballast to increase the speed of best glide. I had never heard of such a thing before even though I have a glider rating. In my defense, …

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It’s no big secret that Hans is a rather large chicken that likes to eat German sausages. But I bet even the largest chicken ever recorded wouldn’t weigh enough to compress the landing gear of a Cessna 172. This is …

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