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A must hear for people who fly by Rod Madsen
TSA Theme Song: http://www.thetravelinsider.info/2005/images/TSAThemeSong.wma
April 19th 05 02:06 AM
by Blueskies Go to last post
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Headset -> Camcorder audio adapter by DK
Does anyone know of an adapter (that won't set me back big bucks) to be able to record what I hear in my headset onto the audio input of a video camera? I'd like to do some narration with a little better audio quality. I've seen the cel phone adapters that are out there, and they're nearly as...
April 19th 05 12:17 AM
by DK Go to last post
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Why we say HITS by jsmith
I read an article in a recent issue of BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL AVIATION. The article discusses the current electronics flight displays and the symbology used for course guidance. The article "explains" why we see the acryonm for Highway-In-The-Sky instead of the other reference, Tunnels-In-The-Sky. The...
April 18th 05 09:24 PM
by John Harlow Go to last post
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AnywhereWX vs. Airgator NavAirWx by Jonathan Goodish
Thanks to all who replied to my in-flight weather questions. I think that I've narrowed my selection down to a PDA solution using the iPaq 4700, along with packages for XM weather an moving map from either Control Vision (AnywhereWx) or AirGator (NavAirWx). Detailed information on the web sites...
April 18th 05 07:49 PM
by Andrew Gideon Go to last post
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Garmin support (or lack thereof) by RNR
About one month ago, I emailed Garmin tech support about a problem that I was having updating the operating software in my 196. Fortunately, I also posted here and I received an immediate response which solved my problem. My concern is that I never got any response from Garmin. Is this typical? ...
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April 18th 05 02:15 PM
by RNR Go to last post
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It's Official! by W P Dixon
Well, As of Friday I became an official student pilot! DPE got enough info from the FAA to be ok with issuing the cert , without the medical for my sport pilot quest. I'll be down in SC flying Brett Jutus' Champ Saturday, should be lots of fun. My Volksplane vertical ribs are complete in my...
April 18th 05 05:21 AM
by BTIZ Go to last post
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building up hours by DomDomDom
Hi does anyone know where the best place in the world is for buiding up flying hours for your log book, by either instructing or just leisure flying. i know the uk is expencive and weather is a bit unpredictable, ive herd america is much cheaper and better weather. can anyone help, Cheers
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April 18th 05 04:31 AM
by W P Dixon Go to last post
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Instructions for BFG Loran C by Mike W.
Anybody own/use one of these regularly? Two of the planes in the fleet at my flying club have them, no manuals. I had it demonstrated once, but of course had a month or two when I didn't use it so forgot. If available online somwhere would be awesome. Anybody? -- Hello, my name is Mike, and I am...
April 18th 05 04:19 AM
by Mike W. Go to last post
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Garmin 430 user waypoints question by Michael 182
Is there a simple way to program the Garmin to handle in-flight route instructions such as : "Pass 10 miles N of XYZ at 10,000 ft" or "Continue inbound to ABC, then the 131 radial to DEF..." I can make user waypoints, but it seems a little slow and awkward, especially in hard IFR. Any...
April 18th 05 02:05 AM
by Peter R. Go to last post
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Mid-Atlantic Fly-in, Lumberton, NC by Jimbob
Anyone been to this in the past? Looking for information on both exhibits and air traffic. Hopefully, my cohort will have his ticket by then and we will be able to fly there. Thanks, Jim http://www.unconventional-wisdom.org
April 17th 05 11:28 PM
by Jimbob Go to last post
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Heads up on KIAG by Chris
Looking to fly into Niagara falls "International" in July can anyone give me some advice on the airport, what to watch for, best FBO etc. Will be aiming to arrive from the west hopping over southern Ontario Chris
April 17th 05 09:26 PM
by Chris Go to last post
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AvGas in New Hampshire has reached $3.15/gallon :) by Cub Driver
First flight in three months! It's been a hard winter for grass strips in New Hampshire. My intentions were excellent, but I soon as I ran down the runway I knew I would not be staying in the pattern and practicing landings. Instead I toured the beaches down to Plum Island MA and returned by the...
April 17th 05 03:22 PM
by Jay Honeck Go to last post
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Winds aloft = FD or FB? by Andrew Sarangan
FD used to be the abbreviation for winds aloft. Aviationweather.gov had a link called 'Winds/Temp (FD)'. Now it has been renamed to 'Winds/Temp (FB)'. What's the deal with FD vs FB?
April 17th 05 02:21 PM
by Andrew Sarangan Go to last post
2 526
Pretty cool flying day by ShawnD2112
Today was a better day than I'd thought it would be when I got up. Weather was worth going to the airport for so I pitched up there and then flew down to another little airport to have lunch with a mate of mine. He didn't show so I fell into conversation with a guy I'd met there last weekend. He...
April 17th 05 09:14 AM
by ShawnD2112 Go to last post
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Houston Area Pilots.. by Dave S
I would like to get the tentative word out about starting up a new event in the Houston area. I have noticed over the past years that local EAA chapters or flying clubs will host regular "pancake flyin's" or similar event. EAA Chapter 12 in Houston relocated itself to Ellington Field in the past...
April 17th 05 07:07 AM
by Roger Go to last post
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Iowa City Airport in the News by John Galban
I read an article in the GA News last night about the Iowa City airport. Seems the airport struck a deal with Wal-Mart. They sold 22 acres of airport land to Wal-Mart for a Supercenter. The sale apparently pays off the airport's massive debt and allows airport revenue to now go towards airport...
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April 17th 05 03:41 AM
by Jonathan Goodish Go to last post
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Mode C Altitude Q - no Kalisman Correction? (Barometric Pressuredeviation correction?) by GEG
Being a student pilot, I'm eating up all kinds of info. So I go through various instrument info, and then get to the "Mode C Transponder" that sends altitude info. Is that alt info built in? If so, is there no correction for barometric pressure changes? I don't know that it would be severe, but...
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April 17th 05 12:48 AM
by Chris Go to last post
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Aircraft of Australia update and Swan Hill fly-in. by Darryl Gibbs
Hi everyone. I have just loaded up the latest updates to the "Aircraft of Australia" section of the CNAPG site. Around 100 new aircraft have been added and more photo's have been added to a number of the existing pages. This section of the site can be reached...
April 16th 05 05:34 PM
by Darryl Gibbs Go to last post
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In-Flight Weather / GPS by Jonathan Goodish
I've searched the threads on Google, but given the emerging technologies involved, I'd be interested in any thoughts or recent experience that anyone can provide regarding the in-flight satellite weather in particular. We have a Cherokee with StrikeFinder (which works to avoid the big stuff) and a...
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April 16th 05 04:08 PM
by Dan Luke Go to last post
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Stone fired, TSA closing up shop? by Hilton
Wow, I'm amazed, nothing in the NGs yet about this - perhaps I have a slow mail server? Hilton
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April 16th 05 07:59 AM
by Hilton Go to last post
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