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Gps with voice, "talking" GPS by gyrobob
Does there exist a handheld GPS that talks? A very nice lady here at work wants to give her hubby a gift for his retirement, and she knows he likes GPSs, and she knows he likes the voice feature. So far I have not found one for her that talks. The only GPSs I know of that talk are permanently...
September 9th 03 12:11 AM
by Craig Davidson Go to last post
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Low and high altitude airways by David Megginson
(K. Ari Krupnikov) writes: I've never flown a jet airway (and probably never will, except on an airliner), but here's a question. There are fewer J routes than V, and they connect fewer navaids. So it can happen that your destination is quite far from the nearest...
September 9th 03 01:18 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FOK ILS by M.E. Borner
Does anyone know the status of the ILS at FOK. It has not worked for two years now. Up until recently it has been NOTAM'ed out of service. Now the NOTAM is gone as it is published out of service. Publishing this is a step in the wrong direction - we seem to be even further away from getting the ILS...
September 9th 03 07:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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(long) WxWorx arrived... by Tom S.
"Dan Luke" c172rgATbellsouthDOTnet wrote in message ... ...at my office yesterday afternoon and, of course, I had to drop everything to hook it up and check it out. It consists of the receiver, software, remote antenna, receiver USB cable, 12vdc power...
September 10th 03 12:37 AM
by Dan Luke Go to last post
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(long) WxWorx arrived...(and NavAero) by Lenny Sawyer
Thanks for the good product review Dan. I have had the same experience with my setup. The install was easy and once you convinced the XMRadio Customer Service Rep that they had the package you wanted things went smoothly. I had a Fujitsu Tablet PC that had a great screen, but it was just too...
September 10th 03 12:39 AM
by Dan Luke Go to last post
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Can an instructor do this? by Ron Rosenfeld
On 6 Sep 2003 17:55:47 -0700, (Doug) wrote: Client is an instrument rated pilot with his own tailwheel, instrument equipped airplane. Client is current on tailwheel, but lacks currency in IFR. Instructor is CFII and current, but lacks a tailwheel...
September 10th 03 03:47 PM
by Ron Natalie Go to last post
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Q: accelerated IFR rating in Houston area by Dominik Buszek
Hi folks, I am planning to earn my IR by the end of the year during my Christmas three weeks stay in Houston, TX. Could you please inform me if you know of any accelerated training available in this area. Your help will be greatly appreciated. Dom
September 10th 03 05:59 PM
by Hendrik G. Seliger Go to last post
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NA as alternate...redux by Bob Gardner
Those who are interested in such arcana should look at the plates for Moline, Illinois. Four approaches...all noted as not authorized for use as an alternate. Hint: Don't file MLI as an alternate. Bob Gardner
September 11th 03 10:26 PM
by Bob Gardner Go to last post
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WxWorx is shipping, looking for first feedback by Mark T. Mueller
Anyone have one of the first units? WxWorx website is stating they are now shipping. Looking for some firsthand reports. I gave up on Garmin's GDL-49 (tactically useless), and Control Vision (transponder interference problems with some KT-76 transponders and flaky downloads in some areas of the...
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September 13th 03 02:01 PM
by Mike Spera Go to last post
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Are handheld GPSes becoming a defacto primary nav source? by Paul Tomblin
This week I did several IFR flights, some in IMC and most in VMC. On a couple of those flights, ATC offered me direct to the next VOR after the one I was navigating to, well before I could actually pick up the signal. One time departing Rochester, they told me to go direct Elmira when I was less...
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September 13th 03 10:36 PM
by Jules Go to last post
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Why some approaches are NA as alternates by Ben Jackson
What is the reason for an approach (or a whole airport) to be NA as an alternate? Is there some attribute an approach has to have to be worthy of being filed as an alternate? The one that got me wondering was KAST (Astoria, OR) which is NA except for the VOR Rwy 8 when it also has ILS/LOC and GPS...
September 14th 03 07:23 PM
by Ron Rosenfeld Go to last post
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dual vacuum-pump STC by Dave Butler
Anyone have any feedback on the dual vacuum-pump STC from Aero Advantage? I'm considering it for my M20J. Need to convince my partners. Info on the STC at http://www.aeroadvantage.com I just spoke to company president David Boldenow, and he said there were about 100 units installed in the fleet....
September 15th 03 03:18 PM
by Dave Butler Go to last post
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Radar by Hankal
Weather radar. Which weather radar are you using for preflight? NOAA, AOPA, local news facility? Or any others? I am sure there are many of them. Hank
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September 15th 03 04:32 PM
by Sandy Mustard Go to last post
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Second Stage Climb Gradient? by Bill
I was told by a co-worker that a new Part 91-mandatory compliance reg has come out, requiring all airplanes to meet a min. climb gradient of 2.5% for second stage climb gradient, unless published otherwise. In other words, if no specific gradient is published for XYZ airport, then the airplane must...
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September 15th 03 06:41 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Logging again by Doug
A Private Pilot Airplane Single Engine Land takes training in a Seaplane. He does not have a Seaplane rating. Can he log the training time he receives before he obtains his rating as PIC?
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September 17th 03 02:38 AM
by Ron Rosenfeld Go to last post
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Aviation Magazines by Boating
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September 17th 03 09:01 AM
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required readback on clearance by [email protected]
I flew to an FAA safety seminar tonight at Fullerton,CA KFUL. Instrument communications. I was surprised at how little you need to read back. If your clearance is (I'm making this part up) Cessna 87077 cleared to Bakersfield, via Riverside standard DP, Paradise, dep Paradise on 270 radial,...
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September 17th 03 04:33 PM
by Peter R. Go to last post
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Visual Appr. by Stuart King
The situation.... Your on an IFR plan, in VMC. You see the airport and make your call: N123 has the field. ATC : N123 cleard for the visual approach to rwy 9, contact tower 123.4 You : cleared for the vis to 9, over tower...thanks. You : acb tower N123 with you on the visual to 9.
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September 17th 03 08:36 PM
by Robert M. Gary Go to last post
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Alternate requirements by Anthony Chambers
I've spent the past couple of hours researching this in the regs and newsgroups... and am still a little confused If I require an alternate airport for a IFR Flight plan, does that alternate have to have official weather reporting? I read somewhere that: "The requirements for an airport to...
September 17th 03 09:45 PM
by ArtP Go to last post
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RNAV approaches by Kevin Chandler
I fly a couple of planes which have RNAV equipment installed. I feel very comfortable using the equipment for the enroute portion of the flight. I wanted to start flying some RNAV approaches. The closest airport with an RNAV approach is Connersville, In (CEV). It is the new style RNAV...
September 18th 03 06:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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