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Paper Airplane Contest at the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum inPueblo, CO by Jason[_2_]
WHO: The Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum and the Pueblo Chieftain WHAT: are having a paper airplane contest WHEN: 14 June 2008 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Sign up and practice starts at 9 AM. WHE At the Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum located on the grounds of the Pueblo Memorial Airport (PUB)...
June 9th 08 05:52 AM
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I've finally Had It! by Jay Honeck[_2_]
I've had it. Despite my attempts to ignore the Berties and the Maxwells of this NG, I give up. I'm giving R.A.P a pause for a while. I'll come back when it cleans up its act, maybe. Jay Honeck Iowa City, IA Pathfinder N56993 www.AlexisParkInn.com "Your Aviation Destination"
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June 9th 08 04:08 AM
by Big John Go to last post
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The real benefits of high fuel prices by peter smyth
the sky now has two types of pilot in it. professional aviators and true enthusiasts. No, professional aviators and RICH enthusiasts
June 8th 08 11:43 PM
by peter smyth Go to last post
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Fine days flying by [email protected]
Had an excellent days flying including a visit to Tibenham an old WW2 airfiled in Norfolk. It was the home of the 445th Bomb Group, reknown for having the worst one day casulttie when 34 aircraft went out and only 4 returned. A Liberator base it also had actor James Stewart staioned there. The...
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Storm by Denny
Straight line winds through Saginaw yesterday pretty much trashed the southeast quadrant of the city, including the airport... The catwalk gratings on top of the above ground fuel tanks at the airport were lifted out of their frames and scattered about... These are not flat plate gratings, but...
June 8th 08 07:53 PM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_] Go to last post
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Pre-Oshkosh Fly-In Pool Party in Iowa City -- You're Invited! by Jay Honeck[_2_]
Hi all, If you live West of the Mississippi River, may I humbly suggest that you make a stop in Iowa City, IA (KIOW) on Saturday, July 26th to partake in our annual Oshkosh fly-in pool party? Each year we serve FREE food, refreshments (adult and otherwise), music, and hangar flying at poolside...
June 8th 08 07:53 PM
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NOTICE TO THE Supreme Court by Max Isn't Well
In article - sjc.supernews.net, mariposas rand mair fheal says... In article , Max Isn't Well [email protected]^com wrote: But I guess we could discuss using a minefield. There all you really ...
June 8th 08 04:05 PM
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NOTICE TO THE Supreme Court by Max Isn't Well
In article , tankfixer says... In article , [email protected] ^com says... In article , gregvk says... Max Isn't Well [email protected]^com...
June 8th 08 04:04 PM
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Sky High Av gas **** you off? by SOS[_3_]
"The Saudi Sycophants" Not since the Vanderbilt's and Carnegie's and their opulent robber baron era of the 1800's have "We the People" been controlled by "We the Few". The oil SCAM being perpetrated on the American people by the Bush Administration is the greatest crime we have known in nearly...
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June 7th 08 10:57 PM
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Ram air by Tina
The Mooney 201 has a ram air port, a half a foot under the prop spinner. The POH tells us it can be opened at altitude for a very modest increase in MP and we find maybe a half inch increase in pressure. The idea of the thing is, if the port is looking right at the air being thrust toward it by the...
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June 7th 08 09:43 PM
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ILS approach Greenville MS - Video by [email protected]
My flight to Greenville MS yesterday. ILS approach 18 left with 2100 foot ceilings and a visual back to Madison.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45Hdcs669Dg Interesting approach to say the least. Note the ground speed on final. 200 feet AGL winds were right off the nose at 35 knots which makes...
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Paul Allen's Flying Heritage Collection by Larry Dighera
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen knows what to do with his wealth: http://www.flyingheritage.com/ The planes within the Flying Heritage Collection were created at a time when aeronautical discovery had evolved to aviation mastery. Finely crafted by distinguished design bureaus with...
June 7th 08 02:35 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Air sickness by Amine
Does motion sickness fade away with experience? How many of you seasoned pilots had/still have serious issues with recurrent nausea? (Assuming of course an otherwise good health.)
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June 7th 08 12:10 PM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_] Go to last post
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negative dihedral by Tina
I understand how positive dihedral helps dynamic stability in airplanes, but some big ones, like the Russian An 124 Condor, has a pronounced negative dihedral -- the wings have a noticeable downward slope. Q1: Do those airplanes need active fly by wire controls to maintain stability, or is...
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June 7th 08 04:34 AM
by Tina Go to last post
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Av Fuel by Gizmo
What are you guys paying a gallon? It's goes up everyday here at RYY
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June 7th 08 03:48 AM
by aluckyguess Go to last post
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Martin's claims by Ian[_3_]
On Mon, 02 Jun 2008 09:27:24 +0200, Martin wrote: I'm not seeing any of these, except when they are quoted. On u.r.s the theory is that this rubbish is from the loony from the American funny farm Wilbur AKA Craptain Neil. It's a bit sad that a man in his twilight years spends his days ...
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June 7th 08 02:37 AM
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CFI oral intel by gatt[_4_]
One of the folks around the hangar took his CFI practical last week. He had his AGI so they threw out all of the Fundamentals of Instruction stuff entirely during the oral. A question the examiner asked him: "You're flying cross-country and trimmed at 110 knots. You die, and the engine quits....
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June 7th 08 02:23 AM
by Marty Shapiro Go to last post
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Perfect loop by More_Flaps
My aerobatic traing is going very well, I'm having all the fun I thought it should provide. So far I haven't messed up a manouver but I'm nagged by the thought: How can I tell if my loops are perfect circles? At present I go to full power at the vertical phase and over the top but then throttle...
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June 6th 08 08:11 PM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_] Go to last post
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Accident at La Port Texas by Danny Deger
Anyone know any info about an accident at La Port Texas early this week? All I know is they were doing touch and goes and something happened to cause the accident. Danny Deger
June 6th 08 06:19 PM
by Darkwing Go to last post
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GIVE THANKS TO BERTIE THE BUTTLIPP by Maxwell[_2_]
Once again we should all give thanks to the Buttlipp for bringing such productive threads and posters to our group. Consider this the next time YOU attempt to post a straight answer to one of his messages. It makes you part of the problem as well.
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June 6th 08 04:02 PM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_24_] Go to last post
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