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iPad Mini Kneeboard? by Anthony E
I am returning to GA and would like to use an iPad mini. What are your experiences using the mini and what is the best kneeboard? The current plan is to rent a C172 G1000. Any recommendations are appreciated. Thanks.
March 29th 13 01:37 PM
by write-stuff Go to last post
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Classic Flying Books? by [email protected]
On Saturday, April 13, 1996 4:00:00 AM UTC-3, Chris Scott wrote: I just finished the classic Ernest Gann book *Fate is the Hunter*,which was just excellent reading. What other classic piloting books have I missed?Anyone have a good list of Aviation classics?-- Chief Engineer,...
March 14th 13 11:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FAA Rejects Farnsworth Lantern Test by Greg Copeland
"Important note: The FAA no longer accepts The Farnsworth Lantern D15." I just happened to stumble on this. I have been planning to take the Farnsworth Lanterns test. Seems it's no longer accepted by the FAA. For AOPA members, here's the...
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March 9th 13 04:15 AM
by wgator58 Go to last post
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Flying The Channel Islands National Park by Larry Dighera, Moderator
Flying The Channel Islands National Park Pilots based on the west coast of the United States have a restricted number of destinations west of the Pacific coastline from which to choose. Santa Catalina Island's “Airport In The Sky” http://www.catalina.com/airport.html (KAVX) is the only one of...
March 5th 13 09:44 PM
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First the Pope, and now Fuller! by Vaughn
Fuller to step down as AOPA president and CEO President Craig Fuller has notified the Board of Trustees of his intent to step down from his position and from the board. He plans to remain in his current role until a successor is ready to assume the position. The board will conduct a national...
March 5th 13 06:21 PM
by Bug Dout Go to last post
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The new Electric Cessna 172 by [email protected]
Ideal for flight schools. The amazing brushless electric ring motors which I mentioned before, produce 600 lbs. static thrust. http://www.flyingmag.com/news/two-place-electric-cessna-172-skyhawk -- Mark
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February 6th 13 10:37 AM
by Dylan Smith[_2_] Go to last post
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Please HELP!!! We need it!!! by helified
Dear pilots, aviation professionals and enthusiasts, I have started a White House petition to reduce the size and impact of Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) around sporting venues and also for Presidential VIP visits. These TFRs have cost our business dearly over the past 10 years and...
February 3rd 13 01:44 AM
by helified Go to last post
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Jimmy Lowe's C-185? by MJ
Greetings, I'm currently writing my memoirs which won't be complete without tales about Jimmy Lowe,famed Alaskan bush pilot, skydiver and jump pilot. His Cessna C-185 was always immaculate despite the hard usage he gave it, at least in my limited experience....
January 30th 13 07:27 AM
by MJ Go to last post
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FAA Medical Question by T182T
I have always had a First-Class medical, not because my aviation activity (PPL/IR) requires it, but mostly in case I don’t get in to see the doctor in time, so it derates to a second class instead of leaving me grounded. That happened this year for the first time, because my doctor told me she...
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January 27th 13 03:47 PM
by maryroth Go to last post
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METAR Question by test_driver
Hello, I was wondering what the "I####" code in the remaks section of a METAR means. Example: kbis 111650Z 36009kt 1 1/2sm r31/5500vp6000ft -sn br bkn009 ovc014 m09/m11 a2962 rmk ao2 upb11e13fzrae1554snb1554e11b13 cig 008v012 p0000 I1000 At the very end there is I1000, because there is a 1...
January 26th 13 09:30 PM
by test_driver Go to last post
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Maintenance Log page size? by MJ
I'd like to develop an Android maintenance log so that I could simply use voice input to create the text. It will print to a Bluetooth/WiFi printer on adhesive sheets that can be signed and then pasted in the aircrafts logbook(s) engine, propeller, airframe as applicable. May I hear from...
January 23rd 13 09:52 PM
by MJ Go to last post
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Homebuilt Question by [email protected]
I'm wonder how this would play out: a. Person designs a unique plane, one of a kind, no other ones to compare it to. b. It is a single-seater. c. It has unique control surfaces,
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January 22nd 13 02:21 AM
by Orval Fairbairn Go to last post
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January 21st 13 10:51 AM
by Gilbert Smith[_2_] Go to last post
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Personal Eye In The Sky by a[_3_]
Taken from an on line news article, but I've removed the name of the pilot. Pilot NNNNNNNN was flying his personal plane from North Carolina to his Florida home when he decided to fly over his house and saw something unusual. "He observed a silver truck with white camper in his driveway and...
January 11th 13 02:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Forgotten stealth fighter of Nazi Germany by Mark IV[_6_]
Simply fascinating video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weFQ2FfbMfc A lightsport version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to3_zToZrLA --- Mark
January 5th 13 05:37 PM
by Mark IV[_6_] Go to last post
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(OT) "She was gonna be an actress, and I was gonna learn to fly". by Mark IV[_6_]
Epic ballad from Harry Chapin, American songwriter/singer. A fine piece of music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeMX1JfqKuc --- Mark
January 3rd 13 11:12 PM
by Mark IV[_6_] Go to last post
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New drone technology by Mark IV[_6_]
Little is known of the new Oscar Mayer Wiener Drone, but here we get a fleeting glance, still-shot, of one in flight: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olBqLsnYIOc --- Mark
December 24th 12 04:17 PM
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Concorde Crash by Orval Fairbairn
Here is an interesting story on the crash that grounded the Concordes: http://www.askthepilot.com/untold-concorde-story/ It seems that the fire wasn't the cause of the crash -- it was basic airmanship.
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December 22nd 12 08:24 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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Oshkosh Floobydust by [email protected]
Just found this thread. Are you talking about the idiot who flew into Oshkosh without a NOTAM and carried on a two-minute conversation with ATC? Just curious... I know that idiot.
December 22nd 12 05:35 AM
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The Idiot without the NOTAM by john smith
Makes his first call orbiting Holstein Airport approx 13:17:52 Z FAA Registry N-Number Inquiry Results N9553A is Assigned Aircraft Description Serial Number 17280376 Type Registration Corporation Manufacturer Name CESSNA
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December 22nd 12 04:08 AM
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