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even the pros dont get it right by Chris
Heard on London Airways today, NorthWest 43 called up at 'nine thousand feet climbing to one five thousand feet' the controller ever the diplomat asked 'northwest 43 can you confirm you are climbing to Flight level 150?' 'Affirm came the reply' mind you he was in some cruddy old DC-10 so he was...
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May 29th 05 12:54 AM
by Chris Go to last post
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Incursion statement issued by Corky Scott
The two pilots who flew their Cessna 150 into the Washington ADIZ have issued a statement explaining what happened. It's at: http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/405-full.html#189826 Just in case anyone is interested.... Corky Scott
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May 28th 05 01:05 PM
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C172 crash at Coney Island by Gary Drescher
Four people died aboard a 172 that crashed at Coney Island today (http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/22/nyregion/22crash.html?hp). According to witness descriptions, the plane approached the shore at low altitude, turned sharply, and then plummeted vertically. The witnesses had the usual confusion...
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May 28th 05 01:03 PM
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We lost a good one.... by [email protected]
On Tuesday, May 17 Robert Bosley was murdered by an intruder who broke into his home. Bob was a good friend of mine. I was also his CFI. At the exact time we were scheduled to fly together on Saturday, I will instead be attending his funeral. He was a good man, a good father and husband, a good...
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May 28th 05 05:21 AM
by Montblack Go to last post
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Yet another media outlet gets it WRONG by Guy Elden Jr
Woke up this morning (5/25/05) to hear this on WPLJ in NY (in reference to the ADIZ incursion a couple weeks ago)... - Rumsfeld had ordered the plane to be shot down, and they were literally seconds away from doing so... - The "CFI" had his "license" revoked... - The "student pilot" would not be...
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May 28th 05 04:36 AM
by Orval Fairbairn Go to last post
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Mitsubishi MU2 Crash at KHIO by Withheld By Request
All 4 occupants killed on impact. Happened on a clear, mild evening shortly after takeoff. Witnesses describe a "spiral into the ground" near the departure end of the runway. Possibly one engine not turning. www.katu.com
May 27th 05 11:58 PM
by gatt Go to last post
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NORDO and Flight Following question by Ben Hallert
I was talking with a friend the other day, and he posed an interesting question to me. I use flight following occasionally. It's a great service, and as a VFR pilot I appreciate the (workload permitting) traffic advisories. We were discussing this when my friend asked 'So, what do you do if...
May 27th 05 11:32 PM
by John Galban Go to last post
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SWRFI - 05, The Texas Flyin... LONG by David Staten
Ok gang, just wanted to share with you guys a little about my trek today. First off, this is the same Dave S who has been posting here for years. I just finally decided "what the hell" and use my full name. For those who think its "no big deal" just keep in mind I have had some issues in the past...
May 27th 05 03:09 PM
by ET Go to last post
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Mayor Daley was in Town Today by Icebound
For those Toronto-area pilots who may have missed the 6-o'clock TV news today, Mayor Daley was in town today, "advising" Mayor Miller on how to run a waterfront. The bit was *highly* complimentary of Daley's Chicago-waterfront initiatives (complimentary by both the reporter and by Mayor Miller),...
May 27th 05 02:08 PM
by Dave Stadt Go to last post
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CAP Level 1 on-line?? by Robert M. Gary
Is it possible to take my CAP level 1 training on-line? I don't see any classes coming up in my area. -Robert
May 27th 05 01:34 PM
by Robert M. Gary Go to last post
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Pinckneyville rec.aviation Fly-In photos by John Ousterhout
version 1.0 of the 2005 photos is now online at http://www.ousterhout.net/fly-in/pv-05.html - J.O.-
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May 27th 05 12:30 PM
by Journeyman Go to last post
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TV Interview With Pilot From ADIZ Incident by Jay Beckman
www.msnbc.com Look for the Today Show link Small box near the center of page ... as of 930mst, it was #6 of 13 video clips you could choose from. Jay Beckman PP-ASEL Chandler, AZ
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May 27th 05 11:38 AM
by Greg Farris Go to last post
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Planes that are afraid of crashing? by Jim Fisher
An interesting excerpt from http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/05/23/brain.download/index.html : " Pearson (some brainiac computer expert guy) predicted that it would be possible to build a fully conscious computer with superhuman levels of intelligence as early as 2020. IBM's BlueGene computer can...
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May 27th 05 02:20 AM
by Montblack Go to last post
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Who parks South at OSH by Morgans
I know that Vintage is in the South area at OSH, but I have questions as to what is where down there. What is in the rows along the runway, in the rows between the road and the taxiway, South of Aero Square? There are the Trimotors, and big old Biplanes, old airliners, Seaplanes, and some other...
May 26th 05 10:34 PM
by Morgans Go to last post
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Weather tonight - METAR KACK by Bob Taylor
Check out the altimeter (and the winds!) at Nantucket tonight! yikes. I hope the Coast Guard doesn't need to go out... KACK 260020Z 05029G42KT 4SM -RA BR OVC004 08/07 A2949 RMK AO2 PK WND 04042/0018 P0001
May 26th 05 10:24 PM
by Chris Go to last post
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noise from Palo Alto airport by [email protected]
Every day these noisy, small private planes from Palo Alto airport destroy my living space. They fly too low, and this causes their low frequency motor noise to enter my home and drive me crazy. Especially on weekend days, there is either one plane entering or leaving my airsapce, so there is a...
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May 26th 05 08:10 PM
by bk Go to last post
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EAA Beer Bash by john smith
(What will Larry do?) :-)) HOPS & PROPS TO BENEFIT YOUTH EDUCATION On Saturday, May 14, EAA AirVenture Museum hosts "Hops & Props," a new fine food and beverage-tasting event coordinated by EAA, The Oshkosh Northwestern newspaper, and Fox River Brewing Company that will benefit EAA's youth...
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May 26th 05 04:56 PM
by A. Miller Go to last post
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Big Bertha Thing blogs by Tony Lance
Big Bertha Thing retrenchment Cosmic Ray Series Possible Real World System Constructs http://web.onetel.com/~tonylance/retrench.html Access page to 600K Zip File Astrophysics net ring Access site Newsgroup Reviews including sci.med.nutrition 301 files concluding the two battles of...
May 26th 05 03:54 PM
by Tony Lance Go to last post
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"Big Al" Passell flys west.. by [email protected]
Just a quick note for those (many) pilots who knew him; well-known flight instructor and DE (He checked out over 1/2 of the pilots certificated in the Cincinnati, OH area over the last decade, according to Sportys) has died at the age of 80 at his home in Cincinnati. "Big Al" was famous among area...
May 26th 05 01:25 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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banner-towing by [email protected]
Does anyone know how difficult it is to get the required FAA waiver and basic equipment/training to do banner-towing?
May 26th 05 12:30 PM
by Mortimer Schnerd, RN Go to last post
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