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OT Severe thunderstorm - video by [email protected]
Severe thunderstorm at my house. Needless to say, glad I was wishing to be up there then wishing to be down here :-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8XDzUbVT7Y I would have stayed out much longer but the trees were making some ominous cracking noises that you can hear on the video...
August 11th 08 04:03 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cancelling IFR in Bravo airspace by Terence Wilson[_2_]
On a few occasions I have filed a departure procedure to a nearby intersection just to get on top (comments section reads "IFR to VFR on top"). After breaking out of the clouds and advising ATC of the bases and tops, I usually cancel IFR and proceed "own nav" with flight following. Which brings me...
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August 7th 08 11:35 PM
by Steven P. McNicoll[_2_] Go to last post
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Couple of videos (Cessna 182 out of Oakland) by Terence Wilson[_2_]
During a training lesson last Sunday out of KOAK I attached a camcorder to the dash of the club's new Cessna 182. In the first clip you'll see us passing through a layer at 1000 AGL to get on top. The second video shows our flight from Byron back to Oakland, finishing with the ILS 27R approach....
August 6th 08 04:11 PM
by Terence Wilson[_2_] Go to last post
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EAA AirVenture by Steven P. McNicoll[_2_]
For those that fly IFR to AirVenture, how did the service this year compare to prior years?
August 5th 08 10:01 PM
by bdl Go to last post
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OT Weather not be flown in by [email protected]
at least by this pilot anyway :-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZTfTT-EiF8
August 5th 08 06:02 AM
by Jon Woellhaf Go to last post
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OT Cloud to cloud lightning - video by [email protected]
Can't fly in this stuff so might as well video it :-) Yesterday's severe storm that rolled through my area. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT0flofwrrw First two minutes are merged clips of videos I took of the lightning and the second two minutes of the video are stills extracted from the video.
August 4th 08 01:01 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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IFR to Oshkosh without an IFR reservation by Paul Tomblin
I left it too late to get a reservation. Can I just file to FAH VOR and then proceed VFR to Ripon and join the conga line? -- Paul Tomblin http://blog.xcski.com/ SELECT * FROM users WHERE clue 0 0 rows returned
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August 1st 08 12:12 PM
by Steven P. McNicoll[_2_] Go to last post
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Filing IFR flight Plan in VMC by Cyberfly via AviationKB.com
I have a question for the group. Im working on my IFR ticket, and will be finished in about another 2-3 months, depending on how much I fly (Im renting. so at $165/hr with instructor,, the $$$$ flow is very high right now) . I was told by one of the "old guys" at the airport that if I wanted to...
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August 1st 08 05:19 AM
by Robert M. Gary Go to last post
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ASR Approach - Doing the Controller a Favor by [email protected]
I was asked if I would accept an ASR approach into a satellite airport for controller training. I said, sure no problem. I got a wide vector that put me on a 15 mile final. The controller gave me a "10 miles from airport, complete pre-landing checklist". I've never heard that one before - it...
July 28th 08 08:42 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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OT Lightning video by [email protected]
Good time for admiring the skies when we shouldn't fly anyway. My second attempt at putting together a video of lightning I took at my house. Mother nature was very cooperative as I had a cell approximately 5 miles to my west "strutting 'er stuff" with at minimum 1 Cloud to Cloud every 2 seconds...
July 25th 08 01:36 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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C-Map Cartridges by Cyberfly
Hello, new to this forum, so any help or advice will be appreciated. I recently was given an older Magellan EC-10x GPS, large mono screen, easy to use, easy to view, great functions, in almost new condition. The guy who originally owed it, died and his wife gave it to me. Question is, can I get...
July 24th 08 05:37 PM
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Flying in Honolulu by wan2fly99
II have a Canadian commercial license. Will be going to Honolulu Oct-18. Can anybody tell me where maybe I can rent (I guess with instructor) to do some flying around the island there I woul;d love to fly there. Lookinfg more for a twin thought Can't swim
July 24th 08 01:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Garmin 430 question by [email protected]
I was wondering how to program this into the 430, and if it is even possible. Say you are east of a VOR and ATC gives you a vector to intercept the 270 radial FROM the VOR and track away from the VOR on that radial and intercept an airway. The clearance went something like this: "Glasair 470XX,...
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July 23rd 08 01:05 PM
by Bob F.[_2_] Go to last post
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Initial Contact Question by blackboxman
I know this is an IFR forum but your opinion is appreciated. Scenario: you are receiving VFR flight following and are handed off to another controller. You call up the new controller to make initial contact. According to a controller I overheard yesterday, this callup is incorrect: "Name...
July 21st 08 09:50 PM
by B A R R Y[_2_] Go to last post
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Sad News: Michael Masterov by Journeyman
Long-time poster Michael (thisoldairplane.com) died yesterday, June 24 in Berrien County, Michigan when his motorcycle was hit by someone who apparently ran a stop sign. The other driver was killed too. Local media is thin on the details. Micheal's funeral will be in New Jersey on Sunday at Wien...
July 15th 08 09:45 PM
by Journeyman Go to last post
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FS - ICOM IC-R7000 R-7000 * UNBLOCKED * Wideband CommunicationsReceiver by [email protected]
I am selling my IC-R7000 - UNBLOCKED - wideband receiver. Clilck here to see the pictures: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270253045776 Thanks for looking, Bill ..
July 12th 08 07:18 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dust in the Wind - Video by [email protected]
I dedicated my last couple of flights (as well as a flight commercially) to really, and really enjoy the privilege of viewing the clouds from the top down and that's what my latest video has been focused on. Images and videos are from the past three weeks. Video doesn't do the magic of flight...
July 7th 08 11:28 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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OT Trip to Vegas by [email protected]
Other then flying on SWA, that's the only on topic part :-) I can think of. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLD3oeL3apk My trip to Las Vegas. Allen
July 2nd 08 02:08 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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MD-80 split elevators by tscottme[_2_]
Anyone know why the elevators on MD-80s, while parked or taxiing on the ground, are almost always split? By that I mean the elevator on the left side is up and elevator on right side of rudder is down. I don't recall seeing thie elevators split left/down and right/up and I don't recall 737s...
June 29th 08 06:24 PM
by Sam Spade Go to last post
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WAAS GPS equipment suffix in a RNAV flight plan ? by jbskies
Question: I read the latest LTA (letter to airman, 2008/06/19) for the latest RNAV flight plan. In the last paragraph, it says "It is important to communicate your maximum RNAV capability so the filer can enter information which allows FAA automation to generate RNAV arrival and departure routes...
June 27th 08 11:52 PM
by Peter Clark Go to last post
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