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Airport Database by Wizard of Draws
Does anyone know where I can lay my hands on an airport database with name, ID, lat/long and elevation? I've found two from separate sources that are close, but each is missing at least one element that I'd like to have and I don't relish the thought of trying to merge them into one. -- Jeff 'The...
May 17th 05 02:20 AM
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C-150 turbine time!!! by Bob Gardner
Flash!! A Washington Post story reprinted in the Seattle Times says that a Cessna 150 is a turboprop!! Bob Gardner
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May 16th 05 11:10 PM
by John Galban Go to last post
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Senate Bill S.786 could kill NWS internet weather products by FlyBoy
As a private pilot, I make frequent use of the NWS's Aviation Digital Data Service (see 1). I especially like their "Java Tools" graphic presentations of METAR, TAF, and AIR/SIGMET data. Senate Bill S. 786 (see 2) could well kill such NWS weather presentations in favor of private sector...
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May 16th 05 09:31 PM
by Jim Go to last post
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Unidentified Ford Fiesta Penetrates Washington by Bob Chilcoat
Unidentified Ford Fiesta Penetrates Washington City Center, Causes Government Shutdown May 13, 2005, Washington DC (AP) Terror and panic again visited Washington Today. This morning at 8:47 AM. traffic control personnel were suddenly aware that a 2003 Ford Fiesta, driven by an as yet...
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May 16th 05 07:18 PM
by Paul kgyy Go to last post
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EAA Hops and Props - OSH by Jim Burns
Well, we survived. Didn't get drunk. Didn't fly any airplanes after our beer. Didn't crash our car on the way home. Only a data point of 1, but maybe pilots really can get close to airplanes while drinking alcohol without becoming statistics! :) Saturday evening my wife and I attended the EAA...
May 16th 05 06:34 PM
by Steve Foley Go to last post
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Eastern Iowa Big Kids Toy Show in Iowa City this coming weekend by Jay Honeck
This coming weekend, May 21 - 22, there will be a fly-in pancake breakfast -- and every kind of testosterone-rush toy -- here in Iowa City, at the Eastern Iowa Big Kids Toy Show! We're talking aircraft, warbirds, motorcycles, boats, RVs, Humvees, high performance cars -- you name it, if it's cool,...
May 16th 05 03:27 PM
by Jay Honeck Go to last post
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How safe is a new teenaged pilot? by anon
Our 17 year old son want to fly as a passenger with his 17 year old friend who is a brand new pilot. We think the boy is level-headed and mature. He grew up flying with his dad who is a retired test pilot for an aircraft manufacturer. These credentials not withstanding, I'm guessing that there...
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May 16th 05 12:24 PM
by Dylan Smith Go to last post
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Lakewood (NJ) Airport in Danger by Regina Proulx
Lakewood NJ is looking into selling its airport, which it purchased about a decade ago, to be used for other uses. The airport commission isn't happy about that, but the municipal government has its own ideas... ---- Township Attorney Steven Secare said Lakewood may be able to sell the 192-acre...
May 16th 05 01:17 AM
by Jay Honeck Go to last post
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DEN to SNA via LAS by Rich Raine
My friend and I are planning a flight in a new Cirrus 22. We intend to leave Denver May 26 and would appreciate the groups thoughts as to possible routing. Is it practical to go a direct as possible? Or would the best advice be to travel south then west to avoid crossing the mountains. Any...
May 15th 05 08:42 PM
by Michael 182 Go to last post
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Anywhere Map System by abg
Anyone looking for a cheap moving map aviation GPS cheaply? There is one currently on ebay at http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5774964122 Cheers
May 15th 05 06:56 PM
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South Lake Tahoe Class D by Ray
I'm (hopefully) taking my first trip to South Lake Tahoe on Sunday as part of a mountain flying checkout with my club. I noticed that the control tower is no longer active - but the AF/D (and sectional) still has the Class D active during normal hours. I know it doesn't really matter from...
May 15th 05 03:31 AM
by John Harper Go to last post
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Trip to Dallas by Dan Luke
Went to Dallas IFR from Mobile on Wednesday, my first time to fly there. It's a 475 nm trip, about 3.5 hours in my C172RG with a little lucky tailwind. I filed BFM MCB GGG direct DAL. As expected, when I got near DFW Regional airspace, I got an amendment to my clearance: direct GGG, DUMPY2...
May 15th 05 03:26 AM
by A Lieberman Go to last post
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Flightmaster Psion Handheld flight computer by [email protected]
I have a complete Flightmaster Psion handheld computer with the carrying case and the thermal printer with cables. Pete McMaster used to support the database updates. Are they still available? I may be selling it on eBay. Any idea as to what it migh be worth? It works perfectly, as far as I...
May 15th 05 02:12 AM
by Ron Natalie Go to last post
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Excellent Investment Opportunity by Casey Wilson
This just came in the mail...... I think Jay should hock the Alexis Inn and jump right into this. Anybody else looking for an investment opportunity Casey (with TIC)
May 15th 05 12:09 AM
by David CL Francis Go to last post
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D.C. Cessna sca Repugnikkkans runs like cowardly chickens ! -- LOL! by W P Dixon
Well Jeff, Consider yourself an enemy on the opposing side! PLONK! Patrick student SPL aircraft structural mech "Geoff Kent" wrote in message ... Oh dear, what a pathetic bunch of clowns you Yanks are. A single-engine
May 14th 05 11:21 PM
by W P Dixon Go to last post
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D.C. Cessna sca Repugnikkkans runs like cowardly chickens ! -- LOL! by george
evidently there have been some 180+ aircraft 'incursions' that for some reason didn't get into the news item. I'd worry more about the trucks on the nearby roads
May 14th 05 10:07 PM
by george Go to last post
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CNN's post-Cessna-invasion programming by Charles O'Rourke
Hi all - According to the CNN web site, CNN will be having a program tonight entitled, "Defending the Skies: The threat small planes and their pilots pose to security." It's on at 8 PM EDT (on "Paula Zahn NOW"). Should be interesting to find out how much of a threat we...
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May 14th 05 08:31 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Would a NASA form help? by Jesse Wright
Just had a thought... could the two pilots who busted the DC restricted airspace avoid a certificate action by filing an ASRS report? Here's my thought process on this. Was the violation inadvertant? Probably so. From the limited reports that I have seen, they were aware of the restricted zones...
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May 14th 05 07:25 PM
by Gary Drescher Go to last post
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Discussion on dealing with future ADIZ Incursions by light A/C by Hank Rausch
I would like to start a thread on what I see as the most pertinent take-away from yesterday's incursion: How can the current responses be modified to make the response more relevant to the threat, when the inevitable occurs again and a pilot gets lost? Assuming pilots won't get lost in the future...
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May 14th 05 02:33 PM
by Matt Whiting Go to last post
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E6B calculator for IPAQ? by Paul kgyy
I'd like to add an E6B type calculator to my Ipaq (Windows Pocket PC OS). Anybody know a source for one you particularly like?
May 14th 05 11:05 AM
by Hilton Go to last post
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