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papers and papers

Posted on February 6th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Overflight permits are not always easy. When someone compares countries, we can go from very easy or really being quite concerned. Brasil permit has required a lot of documents to be sent. Even finally, the Spanish Civil Aviation has sent an emRead more

Not easy

Posted on February 1st, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

The departure day is approaching but when someone depends from others, not always the goals can be reached. The truth is that the scientific equipment has not arrived yet, even if I was granted to have received it already.  So, right know, it wilRead more

Closing the departure

Posted on January 27th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

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Antarctic Clearance

Posted on January 17th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Last January the 14th, a big meeting was held at the Spanish Polar Committee Office. It was leadered by Mr. Catalan, as Polar Committee Technical Secretary, together with the Secretary Mrs. Ramos,  the Manager of the Polar Scientific Area Dr. QuesadRead more

Belly speeds

Posted on January 10th, 2016 by Michel Gordillo

Next you can see the airflow around the belly tank at 80, 120,140, 160 KIAS and at Stall speed. Sure that some strategically distributed turbulators can better that airflow and reduce the drag. You can see clearly the lower engine cowling downdRead more