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January 21st 13 11:51 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 03:13 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 06:37 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 4th 13 12:12 AM
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 05:17 PM
by Mark IV[_6_] Go to last post
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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 09:24 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 06:35 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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 05:08 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Everything will eventually be electric by Mark IV[_6_]
World's fastest electric plane. (so far ) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNAPLxZtoPg http://www.flightofthecentury.com/long-esa/ Motor-Trend, Car of the Year is Electric: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/business/2012/11/tesla-s-electric-is-motor-trends-car-of-the-year/ 400wh/kg is...
December 13th 12 05:23 AM
by george152 Go to last post
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ADF free online trainer ... by FlyingNJ23
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGasggG7-2Q free ADF (how to link)
December 10th 12 09:28 PM
by FlyingNJ23 Go to last post
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What airplane would you recommend for these specifications? by Peri123
I am looking for a four seater, needs to have good gas milage, preferably goes faster than 200 mph, awesome if it goes more than 300! Preferably a more affordable choice, if possible. Quality engine, good handling, can do some aerobatics, etc... Any recommendations?
November 24th 12 05:52 PM
by Fernando Go to last post
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(OT) Popular Mechanics, 1935 by Mark IV[_6_]
Thought you might find this interesting. There are several aviation articles...
November 18th 12 05:40 PM
by Mark IV[_6_] Go to last post
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On Seeing, on Flying, and on Cataracts by Vaughn
It's amazing how blind one can be and still legally fly. The FAA only requires that your vision be corrected to 20/40 or better for a 3rd class medical! (See the difference between 20/20 and 20/40 he http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye_chart ) With a recent pair of glasses, mine never measured...
November 18th 12 01:09 AM
by sambodidley[_2_] Go to last post
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Linux Pilot Log by loc
If anyone is interested in a free pilot logbook application for Linux, you can download it at http://pilotlog.stansoft.org
November 15th 12 03:28 PM
by loc Go to last post
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I really like this plane by Mark IV[_6_]
At first this video almost looked like one of those cheesy RC plane videos. But it isn't: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFoFde23WpE This guy really knows what he's doing. A friend of mine is still waiting on his Icon A5, but now I like these better. Especially the...
November 14th 12 01:22 AM
by Mark IV[_6_] Go to last post
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Web Videos: P-51s, B-58s, Rabaul, Kamikaze Attacks & more by Zeno[_1_]
Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In November 2012 Newsletter Hello World War 2 & jet aircraft fans -- You are invited to drop by Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In http://zenoswarbirdvideos.com/ to view our November selection of six exciting classic aviation videos streaming over the Web. All our films are...
November 12th 12 08:23 PM
by Zeno[_1_] Go to last post
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Petraeus did nothing wrong. by Mark IV[_6_]
I mean, come on. It was either...
November 10th 12 03:18 PM
by Mark IV[_6_] Go to last post
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Pilot Resource by Craig P
Have been working on a pilot resource website mainly centered in the Upper Midwest U.S. but lots of links and information/materials for all flyers. Glad to have you visit and check it out and not a commercial site. All free. myflyingstuff.com
October 27th 12 05:46 PM
by Craig P Go to last post
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Web Videos: A-36 Invaders, B-29s, F-86s, WW2 Dive Bombing & Merrill's Marauders by Dave Doe
In article , , Zeno says... Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In October 2012 Newsletter Hello World War 2 & jet aircraft fans -- You are invited to drop by Zeno's Warbird Video Drive-In ...
October 11th 12 11:44 PM
by Dave Doe Go to last post
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The Discovery channel Crash of a 727 by a[_3_]
I'd be interested in comments about this program. It was two years in the planning, but the team didn't figure out that a Skymaster chase plane at full throttle could not keep up with the 727 on approach. They didn't figure out that you should not fly an approach at typical glide slopes for...
October 11th 12 11:11 PM
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