Tejas: 1/11/2016

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Tejas: 1/11/2016

Postby 3WE » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:14 pm

The flight from Flyover seemed slow. The flight to Austin lifted off at about 120 Kts as estimated by my smartphone GPS. Landings were not the gentleness I've seen, but were pretty good.

Did any of our forumite pilots get to enjoy the warm 25 kt breeze?

Maybe the trip home will go faster?
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Re: Tejas: 1/11/2016

Postby flyboy2548m » Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:40 pm

I did enjoy nearly 50kt gusts at ORD the other day. It was windy enough for them to start using 22L/R for landing. We landed on 22R. I greased it on.
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Re: Tejas: 1/11/2016

Postby Not_Karl » Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:07 am

Wrong year?
(And date format? :mrgreen: )
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Re: Tejas: 1/11/2016

Postby 3WE » Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:21 am

Wrong year?
(And date format? :mrgreen: )
Yes.

My resolution for the new year is to remember to say 2017 by 2/1.

I also recognize the advantage of DD.MM.YYYY formatting... but Not_the Metric system.
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Re: Tejas: 1/11/2016

Postby Gabriel » Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:27 am

I also recognize the advantage of DD.MM.YYYY formatting
Yes, that one is better than the English MM.DD.YYYY, which puts the least-significant digits in the middle of the expression.
But the one I like best is YYYY.MM.DD, since it follows the standard number logic of having the least significant digits at the right and the most significant ones at the left, and also sort by date, sort by size and sort alphabetically will match. But it is a lost fight so I use it only in very limited contexts (for example, when naming files, so they will be properly sorted when you look them up in the folder explorer).

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Re: Tejas: 1/11/2016

Postby Not_Karl » Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:17 am

but Not_the Metric system.
wrong
Non_Metric systems are even worse than MM.DD.YYYY formatting and Fahrenheit degrees (but not as bad as go-arounds) and should be immediately banned.
But the one I like best is YYYY.MM.DD
CONCUR.
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Re: Tejas: 1/11/2016

Postby elaw » Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:38 pm

You guys are missing by far the worst time notation which is "12:00 AM" and "12:00 PM".

Per Wikipedia, "a.m." means "ante meridiem" or "before midday". "P.m." means "post meridiem" or "after midday". In this context, "midday" is taken to mean noon.

So 12:00 AM is 12 hours before noon, or midnight. And 12:00 PM is 12 hours after noon, which is... midnight! :? :? :? :? :?

Sorry, but I'll take "midnight" and "noon" over the above two any time.

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Re: Tejas: 1/11/2016

Postby 3WE » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:31 pm

You guys are missing by far the worst time notation which is "12:00 AM" and "12:00 PM".

Per Wikipedia, "a.m." means "ante meridiem" or "before midday". "P.m." means "post meridiem" or "after midday". In this context, "midday" is taken to mean noon.

So 12:00 AM is 12 hours before noon, or midnight. And 12:00 PM is 12 hours after noon, which is... midnight! :? :? :? :? :?

Sorry, but I'll take "midnight" and "noon" over the above two any time.

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Indeed.

Ironingly, 11:59 and 12:01 are much easier to interpret, along with Zero to 24-hour notation.
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