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 Post subject: Interesting training - Pilot school for super tankers
PostPosted: Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:54 am 
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Or underpowered boats, as steamboats often can be.

Check out the models they use for training. The equip the trainers with 0.4Hp for propulsion and scaled everything down.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5cyq-XDZcM


P.S. I remember beating a stupid guy with a sports car in a 1972 VW Microbus up to 40mph. Why? The guy had lots of horses, but didn't know how to use them and was slipping all over the place and fish taling instead of taking it appropriately for the conditions and vehicle.

Lots of horsepower does not mean anything unless you know how to use. Conversely low horsepower can mean a lot - if you know how to use it - shows you really understand your craft.

-CB


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