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How to Find Wind Direction

05th October 2011
Wind Direction Student pilots can sometimes become bewildered and confused about how to work out where the wind is coming from when approaching to land at an uncontrolled area. Quite often they can feel the helicopter drifting and buffeting due to the wi... Read >
Author: John Toal

Loafing Shed - Essentials of Building A Horse Shed

21st March 2011
If you own a farm, no matter the size, having an outbuilding such as a loafing shed is always important. It gives your animals refuge against harsh elements such as blinding snow, driving rain, and scorching sun. This type of shed is also a safe place to ... Read >
Author: Sean Thomas

High Torque Slew Drives Keep Wind Turbines Fully Operational

12th October 2010
Wind turbine generators are becoming increasingly popular as an alternative energy source; producing electricity by harnessing the power of the wind. The largest of these windmills stands 150 feet tall with blades half a football field long. At the top ... Read >
Author: Brent Morgan

Learning How to Sail - Yacht Manoeuvring, Docking & Mooring

18th May 2009
While sailing, you should have adequate knowledge and proper skill to maneuver your boat on water. Efficient handling of boat would prove easier if you are able to turn your boat in any direction. These simple techniques help you deal and cope with all ty... Read >
Author: Tobago and Learn how to sail

Advantage and Disadvantage of Using Mace Pepper Spray

25th March 2009
Also known as Oleoresin Capsicum (OC), Mace pepper sprays are one of the widely used self-defense products today. They are affordable, portable, easy to conceal, and when utilized at the right time and place, they can be completely effective in deterring ... Read >
Author: philw
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