[OSM-talk] Mystery structure on a South China Sea reef

James james2432 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 12:40:19 UTC 2017


In before osm community causes international dispute

On Jul 31, 2017 8:37 AM, "Oleksiy Muzalyev" <oleksiy.muzalyev at bluewin.ch>
wrote:

> Hi Andy,
>
> Actually it is doable. The TAM-5, 11-pound RC plane, flew 1,888 miles from
> Canada to Ireland over the Atlantic ocean in 38 hours still in 2003 [1].
>
> The distance from Puerto Princesa City, Philippines, to this reef is only
> 265 miles. And the technology is much better now. A RC plane of this small
> size is invisible to radars.
>
> It would be about ten hours flight. Nowadays electric RC gliders can stay
> in the air times longer [2]. Certainly, such a flight is possible only with
> a good weather forecast for the whole route.
>
> [1] https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/model-plane-
> flies-atlantic
> [2] https://youtu.be/8m4_NpTQn0E
>
> Best regards.
> Oleksiy
>
> On 31.07.17 14:25, Andy Mabbett wrote:
>
>> ...
>> What is this place on Google Maps? https://goo.gl/maps/qF8YXxr86zo
>>   ...
>> Anyone fancy doing a survey? ;-)
>>
>> ...
>>
>>
>
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