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Balloon-assisted jumping by JumpingMan
Some friends of mine are obsessed with the idea of buying weather balloons, filling them with helium, attaching them to a harness (with probably about -3 to -5 lbs of net lift) and jumping up into the air. If anyone has info on both the feasibility (with implicit danger) and cost of such an...
March 25th 05 07:04 AM
by Capt. 'Wild' Bill Kelso, USAAC Go to last post
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March 27 Update by [email protected]
The March 27, 2005 update includes 20 new links, 3 updates, and 19 deletions. Total Links listed: 10,088. Stalag 13 Aviation Links http://members.aol.com/dheitm8612/page2.htm
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O-470 cylinders by RST Engineering
As most of you know, I threw a jug in east BF Wyoming coming home from Oshkosh last year. I put on an emergency cylinder from a reputable shop, but the serial number indicated that this replacement jug has been around for a long, long time. I'm getting ready for the summer flying season, the...
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March 24th 05 08:46 PM
by Dave Butler Go to last post
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FS: Portable Intercom and PT Switch by Tim
I lost my medical so I might as well sell this stuff. Condition - virtually new, used about three times. Complete with all cables, manuals, warranty card, etc. DRE-201 Personal Intercom PA50 Push to Talk Switch The DRE-201 is rated the best portable intercom system by several reviewers.
March 24th 05 06:35 PM
by Tim Go to last post
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Cermichrome cylindes by Eclipsme
About 15 years back, I owned a 1976 C182. I had the engine remanufactured and used cermichromed cylinders, which were relatively new back then. The rings seemed to seat pretty much immediately, as I remember, and oil use diminished from around 1 qt per 3 hours to none (or nearly so)! I was...
March 24th 05 02:45 PM
by Eclipsme Go to last post
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?? Air Museums in England ?? by vincent p. norris
Going to England soon. I know there are aviation museums at Hendon and Duxford. Any others I shouldn't miss? TIA vince norris
March 24th 05 02:55 AM
by vincent p. norris Go to last post
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Aircraft of World 1927 Ills vintage airplane airship book FA by LindaBeynon
Aircraft Of The World, Major F A DE V Robertson 1927 Oxford University Press.VGC 11&half inches by almost 9 inches approx. A real quality book. This book contains a number of the finest full page colour plates (protected by tissue) of any vintage aircraft book we've had. Superb artwork,frontispiece...
March 21st 05 10:50 PM
by LindaBeynon Go to last post
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Barometric pressure swing by M
Anyone knows why the barometric pressure has a much larger swing in Pacific Northwest (Seattle) than in New Jersey area? I remember back in the days when I was flying in NYC area a low pressure day would have an altermeter setting of something like 2980, and a high pressue day would be something...
March 21st 05 05:26 AM
by M Go to last post
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F117/F16/Predator parts on Ebay by [email protected]
F117/F16/Predator parts on Ebay http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=6519763366&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT
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March 20 Update by [email protected]
The March 20, 2005 update includes 12 new links, 34 updates, and 41 deletions. Total Links listed: 10,087. Stalag 13 Aviation Links http://members.aol.com/dheitm8612/page2.htm
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Will a laptop or other portable equipment receive and display Mode S radar info? by C. Osbourne
Recently I saw a Garmin G1000's (very cool) Mode S radar display, superimposed over the moving map display. They call it: "Mode-S transponders with Traffic Information Service (TIS)" We were in a class "B" area, and seeing all the traffic in the area superimposed over the sectional map was really...
March 17th 05 04:27 AM
by C. Osbourne Go to last post
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A-330 ailerons by M
I was sitting on a Northwest Airbus A-330 a few Sunday's ago at Tokyo Narita airport waiting for everybody to board on the flight back to Seattle, when I noticed something strange with the ailerons. Both ailerons were at their full downward deflection at about 30 degrees. Things like this can...
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March 17th 05 12:56 AM
by private Go to last post
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Composer of music based on aviation sounds - Synchronized by yoyoman
Hello to all of you, May I introduce myself ? I'm a Belgian composer of music based on aviation sounds and everything about planes you will hear in my tracks is accurately synchronized with my music with intense stereo. My last track is called "Propeller Symphony" : 2 Months of hard work, often...
March 16th 05 07:13 PM
by yoyoman Go to last post
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allatp cfi program info. request by [email protected]
Anyone have comments pro/con on allatps 14 day CFI program. http://www.atpflightschool.com/programs/certificates/cfi/cfi_program.html I'll take any info but I am also specifically looking for remarks regarding the 3 training centers and why you may have chose 1 over the other (other than...
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What is AOPA doing to their approach plates? by Roy Smith
Here's two URLs pointing to PDF's of the same approach: http://www.airnav.com/depart? http://download.aopa.org/iap/20050217/SW-1/saf_ils_rwy_02.pdf The airnav version is crystal clear. The AOPA version is blurry and pixelated. Zooming in, it almost...
March 14th 05 03:15 PM
by OtisWinslow Go to last post
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FS/SWAP misc. items by [email protected]
FOR SALE OR SWAP : AVIATION CD ROM-s -Rogozarski IK-3 CD ROM Royal Yugoslav AF ultimate fighter. Scale draws,History,Dogfight stories,Pilots,Tech.data,colour schemes,photo galeries,kit reviews,IK-3 variants.Most complete data source for IK-3 . English txt,see complete CD Rom preview at:
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Air Atlanta B747/200 TF-ATX by ellx-lux
Air Atlanta operated a LUX-DXB charter 10-Mar-2005 using their B747/200 TF-ATX. Sequence of pictures from the departing a/c under http://decker.antoine.free.fr
March 12th 05 09:48 AM
by ellx-lux Go to last post
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Ballooning propane hot air Instruction manual FA by LindaBeynon
Ballooning, From basics to record breaking. John Christopher with foreword by David Hempleman Adams Excellent instructional manual in new condition ,covers the art of ballooning in great detail with many illustrations ,colour & balck & white pics. etc. Some headings :- Requirements for a licence /...
March 12th 05 01:24 AM
by LindaBeynon Go to last post
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Airport Manger position, FIT MA by David Reinhart
The Airport Manager job at Fitchburg Municipal Airport in Massachusetts is open again. See the posting at: http://www.ci.fitchburg.ma.us/airport_manager_wanted.htm This airport is in need of somebody with a strong aviation and management background who is also honest as "Honest Abe". The two...
March 11th 05 11:58 PM
by David Reinhart Go to last post
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escape pods prevent needless commercial aircrash deaths (1960) by Sawna Hawley
What I love about this funky illustration from 1960 Mechanix Illustrated is the carefree look on the passenger's faces even though they are pulling like 2 gees as their escape pod drogues away from the burning aircraft. http://glikglik.blogspot.com/2005/03/escape-pods.html
March 11th 05 07:52 AM
by Ric Go to last post
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