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Got my ticket... now what? by Cub Driver
I don't know about you, but for me, the best part about flying is going to new places. There's something very unique about flying to someplace new, dropping out of the sky and plopping down. You get a different feeling about a place when you arrive there by plane - even if it's a place you...
July 10th 03 07:14 AM
by Montblack Go to last post
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Rapists and Robbers have a New Weapon by StellaStar
A great way to test for these date rape drugs is with Drink Safe test strips I'll remember that next time I'm tempted to eat a gentleman's buns on a Mexican bus. Hear the one about the lady with spiders in her hair?
July 10th 03 06:02 AM
by StellaStar Go to last post
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What was the US Military Response to Wright's Offer to Sell Them a Flyer? by Larry Dighera
Here's a little trivia quiz on this eve of the 100th anniversary of powered flight: 1. What was the military response to the Wright brothers' offer to sell them one of their Flyers? 2. Which military personnel responded to the Wrights' offer? 3. What was the Wright brothers' response to the...
July 10th 03 05:22 AM
by Les Matheson Go to last post
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O'Hare Controllers Raise Alarm, Blame Small Planes by Larry Dighera
On Tue, 08 Jul 2003 17:56:53 GMT, "Steven P. McNicoll" wrote in Message-Id: : "Larry Dighera" wrote in message ... What do you feel...
July 10th 03 03:56 AM
by Steven P. McNicoll Go to last post
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OSH - North-40 or Vintage? by Ron Natalie
"Jim Weir" wrote in message ... Can you order it without kraut, or is that mandatory? Jim "kraut ain't us" Weir I'm sure they will, but after that it's just a corn beef and swiss sandwich.
July 10th 03 02:59 AM
by G.R. Patterson III Go to last post
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Downloading GPS track data and overlaying charts by John Galban
Sydney Hoeltzli wrote in message ... To help improve the precision of my flying, I'd like to overlay the GPS track of my flight on a chart so I can compare. I'm using a freebie called Waypoint+ to download waypoint and track info...
July 10th 03 01:12 AM
by John Galban Go to last post
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Flying to Canada by Rick Macklem
Guy Middleton ) wrote: : In article , : David Megginson wrote: : 2. Do not decelerate or start your descent below circuit altitude in : the downwind; in Canada, you have to wait until you've begun the : turn to...
July 10th 03 12:42 AM
by Guy Middleton Go to last post
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Midstate Aviation in Ellensburg, WA by Bob Gardner
I haven't heard any "things," but it is a 141 school and FAA oversight should (I emphasize should) insure that everything is done by the book. The school's program has an excellent reputation. ' Bob Gardner "jacjohn" wrote in...
July 10th 03 12:36 AM
by Larry Fransson Go to last post
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Info on Richmond International in VA USA? by Malcolm Teas
I'm a student pilot out of Leesburg (JYO) and am planning one of my cross country flights to Richmond International (RIC). Any advice on approach paths to RIC, reporting points, usually used runways, FBO's, etc? I thought I'd go in a few days, weather permitting, and might check out the museum...
July 9th 03 10:13 PM
by Malcolm Teas Go to last post
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Needed: online database of airports with designators & Lat/Long for GPS upload by Wayne
FTP is File Transfer Protocol after all. However, 1 megabyte is hardly a large file by todays standards. Not all FTP's are resumable, then again, there are programs now that will allow a resume on an HTTP connection as well. I always use the DOS version of ftp at the command prompt to get the files...
July 9th 03 09:43 PM
by Ken Hornstein Go to last post
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OSH yellow flow, 18R, and the blue spot by Jack Allison
About the same thing I came up with using the same method Ron. Sounds like an exciting fwd. slip to landing since you can't descend out of 1800 MSL until after crossing 9/27. Fun!...no, really, I like slips. :-) -- Jack Allison PP-ASEL "When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk...
July 9th 03 09:25 PM
by Jack Allison Go to last post
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Right pattern for practice? by BJen
"BTIZ" wrote: gilder may have the right of way.. when he's landing and lower than the powered aircraft.. but if he's trying to thermal out from pattern altitude or lower.. he's not landing.. he does not have right of way over "landing traffic".. but it's always, you...
July 9th 03 08:52 PM
by BJen Go to last post
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Apparently floats work both ways... by John Harlow
http://www.msnbc.com/c/0/165/913/ssmain.asp?fmt=&sld=2&res=inline&0ss=N1b916 5913
July 9th 03 08:44 PM
by John Harlow Go to last post
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GARMIN 196 QUESTION by Cub Driver
My guess is that there is something wrong with the unit. Certainly not my experience with the Garmin III+. Prior to that, I used my daughter's Garmin handheld, and it was painfully slow to acquire, and prone to losing signal. The difference between the units is night & day. Can you return it for...
July 9th 03 04:29 PM
by Rob Wren Go to last post
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ATC stand and deliver? (was: O'Hare Controllers Raise Alarm, Blame Small Planes by Ron Natalie
"G.R. Patterson III" wrote in message ... Bull. If an AD is issued on something you own, you *will* find out about it within a year. If an SB is issued on something you own, it's almost certain that the manufacturer will notify you...
July 9th 03 04:26 PM
by Ron Natalie Go to last post
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regs re flying outside the limitations of a plane...? by Ron Natalie
"Roger Halstead" wrote in message ... Was Tex Johnston breaking any regulations when he pulled his aileron roll in the Dash-80? The aircraft was an experimental. And he had a whole bunch of...
July 9th 03 04:12 PM
by Ron Natalie Go to last post
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Eisenhower as pilot by Rick Durden
Dan, Good post. Winston Churchill was also a pilot, soloing, but never receiving a license. He learned very early (don't have the reference here but I believe it was during or immediately after WWI...at a time when the sport was extremely dangerous and, if I recall correctly, he stopped due to...
July 9th 03 02:38 PM
by Rick Durden Go to last post
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BBC Wiltshi Questions for Concorde test pilot by BBC Wiltshire
Your may be interested to know that, in a special BBC Wiltshire webcast from the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, John Cochrane, the deputy chief test pilot on Concorde will answer online questions about his time with the supersonic airliner, on Friday 18th July 2003 between 1600 and...
July 9th 03 10:31 AM
by BBC Wiltshire Go to last post
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Citabria with gyros by Bob Esser
After long consideration, I have decided on the type of plane to purchase: A Citabria 7ECA. What led me to this decision was the following desire. I want to be a part time instructor and I think the perfect niche for me is roving tailwheel and spin trainer for the flight schools in my area. I...
July 9th 03 12:03 AM
by John Galban Go to last post
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Newsgroups and Email by Jim Weir
Hey, fellers... I was always taught that if a subject started in the newsgroups, it STAYED in the newsgroups. Lately it seems more and more that in answer to some aviation thread in these groups, I'm getting an email request for more information. Please, if it starts in these groups, let's KEEP...
July 8th 03 11:30 PM
by James Blakely Go to last post
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