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Web Videos: B-47s, JG 26 & Nachtjägers, Hell Hawk P-47s, B-58s, Tanks, PBYs, Zeros & the BAR by Zeno[_1_]
Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In May 2013 Newsletter Hello World War 2 & jet aircraft fans -- You are invited to drop by Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com to view our May selection of eight exciting classic aviation streaming over the Web in broadband. As always, all...
May 8th 13 06:48 PM
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Survey - Effectiveness of FAA WINGS program by Plummea1
Hi all, As part of a masters degree capstone project, I'm looking for people to help by completing a brief (5 min) survey on the effectiveness of the FAA WINGS program on general aviation safety. The survey is entirely anonymous, and your answers will be used to characterize the current...
May 2nd 13 01:48 AM
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Is the 787 a failure ? by Transition Zone
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 21:23:55 -0500 Local: Thurs, Dec 23 2010 9:23 pm JF Mezei wrote: On December 23rd, Boeing announced it is now resuming flight testing on ZA004. They have updated the power distrubution *software* and will test this, along with...
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April 28th 13 02:05 PM
by Bradley K. Sherman Go to last post
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'The Children of the Wind' - A History of the New Aviation 1971-1996 - Ch I, Pt 2 by Larry Dighera
'The Children of the Wind' - A History of the New Aviation 1971-1996 - Ch I, Pt 2 has been posted to rec.aviation.stories On Thu, 28 Mar 2013 08:43:25 -0700, "Larry Dighera, Moderator" wrote: Currently being serially posted to rec.aviation.stories:
April 7th 13 09:05 PM
by Larry Dighera, Moderator Go to last post
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Bizarre Training Accident by Vaughn
A student fell to his death after falling out of a plane, a Zodiac 601. Reportedly the canopy "blew off". How a front-hinged canopy blows off, and how a belted-in student falls out of an airplane are both fascinating questions for which we will likely have to wait months for an answer (if...
March 30th 13 10:52 PM
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787 ETOPS Question by Bob
Hello, When they talk about 5.5 hrs ETOPS for the 787, is that figure, the full 5.5 hrs., for a 787 with one engine out ? Bob
March 30th 13 06:46 AM
by MJ Go to last post
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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