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Ignition switch, what happen when Left or Right is selected by Martin B
Hello, Here is my question: On regular aircrafts, like C150, C172, PA28, when we perform the magneto check where we select Left, than Right, while looking for RPM drop... what is the switch doing? When we select Left or Right, do we short that particular magneto or are we shorting the other one?
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May 21st 05 04:55 AM
by George Patterson Go to last post
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Help with ANR Headphones by [email protected]
Hello everyone. I have been flying with a regular headphone (passive noise reduction) and have been considering buying an ANR headphone as soon as I get my private license. I would like to ask what types of tips people who have used them have and also whether I will really have to spend $500+ for...
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May 21st 05 02:46 AM
by Brad Salai Go to last post
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airplane crash, how to overcome by bekah
I was in an airplane crash in February. Not piloting. I am a student pilot and I'm trying to get over what happened. Anything from people who have been in my situation is greatly needed. I need to know if what i'm going through right now is normal, need some one to talk to who understands.
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May 21st 05 01:14 AM
by Victor J. Osborne, Jr. Go to last post
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PIREP: Chevy American Revolution 400, Richmond, VA by John T
I happened to be in the office of a co-worker when he mentioned he had a couple extra tickets to this year's Chevrolet American Revolution 400 NASCAR race in Richmond, VA. Long story short: I saw an excuse to go flying while introducing my teenage son to professional auto racing. We met in...
May 20th 05 06:35 PM
by John T Go to last post
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Why turbo normalizer? by Robert M. Gary
This started on a Mooney list. I cannot for the life of me (and an engineering degree) figure out why a turbo normalizer would be any easier on an engine than a regular turbo. Is this just marketing crap from the turbo normalizer people? Turbo'd engines cost more to run because of the increased...
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May 20th 05 04:33 PM
by Matt Barrow Go to last post
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Anyone got a PIREP on Seattle's Museum of Flight? by Jay Honeck
We're flying to Seattle this weekend aboard the "executive mail tube," sadly. Gotta be at my nephew's wedding, and just can't trust that the weather will cooperate enough for us to fly Atlas over the mountains on a schedule. (Although we just had husband & wife guests at the inn who were flying...
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May 20th 05 03:59 PM
by ram Go to last post
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Could training at a towered airport have prevented the ADIZ bust by airman
The CNN pilot-reporter, Miles O'Brien, made a good point. These guys took off from an uncontrolled airfield, implying that they were not adept with ordinary ATC as would pilots be who were trained or who are resident at a Class D or C towered field. I remember how difficult it was to train at...
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May 20th 05 03:53 PM
by Michael Houghton Go to last post
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ZAS Airline of Egypt by touco
hello In wreck http://www.airliners.net/open.file/842202/L/ franck
May 20th 05 02:49 PM
by touco Go to last post
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Tips on Flying to Dulles by Jay Honeck
In June we are planning to fly to Washington Dulles International (IAD) to participate in Margy Natalie's "Reach for the Stars: Become a Pilot" Family Day at the National Air & Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy facility. (Yes, we're going to be a museum piece for the day. Think: Disney...
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May 20th 05 12:16 PM
by Flyingmonk Go to last post
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Skip the IR rating and go straight to commercial and CFI? by [email protected]
I need some opinions on this possible scenario Here is my situation.... I have a full time day job making good money, which I am not wanting to leaving. I am a private pilot with 143.8 total hours (94.1 PIC) and I am wanting to teach the PPSEL rating as a CFI for additional income. My thinking...
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May 20th 05 02:50 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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Close encounter with a Blackhawk today by Michelle P
This afternoon while out flying I had a close encounter with a Blackhawk 8 miles from the White House. I had another close encounter with a Huey, several news copters, a police copter, a 747, several Traffic Cessna's. We just waved as we passed. ;-) Ok now that I have your attention..... I fly one...
May 20th 05 02:08 AM
by Brad Zeigler Go to last post
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DC pilots (update) by Hilton
Hi, To summarize: - PIC was ASEL (not a CFI etc etc) - No WX briefing - Passenger was a student pilot (essentially a passenger for the flight) - PIC froze - Student took over and landed - Came very close to being shot down - PIC will have his certificate revoked
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May 20th 05 12:29 AM
by Blueskies Go to last post
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Narrow Runways by Kyle Boatright
What's the narrowest runway you've ever used? At what runway width are you comfortable? Among other things, I had an interesting experience yesterday with a runway that was far narrower than any I'd used before... We had gone to Dallas for Mother's day, and returned to Atlanta yesterday in my...
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May 19th 05 11:47 PM
by John Galban Go to last post
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Flying in the US by NS
I am looking for a friendly place to fly in the US when I go on vacation this year - I have no particular destination in mind albeit I have flown in sw Florida, Texas, New England and Arizona. Has anybody got any recommendations for flight schools that aren't too commercial training oriented and...
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May 19th 05 06:26 PM
by Antoņio Go to last post
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Liberty Girl in Korea by Cub Driver
Maurice Kirk flew his L-4 Piper Cub, Liberty Girl , on another of those awesome flights, 11 hours from Taiwan to an island off the south coast of Korea, then next day up to Yang Yang airport near Seoul. The Korean press & TV were overjoyed (photos at www.kirkflyingvet.com). Maurice has some law...
May 19th 05 10:43 AM
by Cub Driver Go to last post
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Cessna 210 V-Speeds by Eric Bartsch
I'll be taking my first dual in a 1974 Cessna 210II this Sunday and I won't have access to a POH until then. If anyone could post the V-Speeds and typical traffic pattern speeds, I'd appreciate it so I can start a bit of studying in advance. Also, any words of wisdom about the plane would be...
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May 19th 05 04:58 AM
by Mortimer Schnerd, RN Go to last post
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listening to ATC on United Airlines by Bucky
I'm not a pilot, just your typical passenger. I don't fly United often, so I just discovered that they put the ATC on the inflight audio. I was totally fascinated and want to learn some more. Is there a website that has some basic ATC protocols? Not some huge reference manual, just the common...
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May 19th 05 02:52 AM
by John Galban Go to last post
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NY Go Kart Endurance Racing - Arrive & Drive - No Experience Needed by OVRPNY
OVRP.com Go Kart Arrive & Drive Endurance Racing comes to New York at Oakland Valley Race Park (www.ovrp.com) NEWS RELEASE: Introducing a new 6 race OVRP.com Birel Arrive & Drive Endurance Karting Challenge Series that is taking place at Oakland Valley Race Park (OVRP) in Cuddebackville NY. For...
May 19th 05 02:01 AM
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1940s-1950s military airplanes glass slides by pkstore2
I recently ran across a nice batch at an auction of glass slides of fighter & bomber & recon aircraft from about 1947 to 1954. There could be nice 8x10s made from these. Please email me at for more information and a sample slide. Thanks
May 19th 05 12:54 AM
by pkstore2 Go to last post
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Good places for lunch NE Florida? by Doug Vetter
Hi all, I'm flying from New Jersey down to Florida in the 172 next week and would like to take my sister up for her first flight with me since the day I got my license way back when. I figured we'd grab lunch on-field somewhere, but my research (airnav and 100dollarhamburger) hasn't revealed much...
May 19th 05 12:31 AM
by gilan Go to last post
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