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Happy Mother's Day... by Casey Wilson
....to all you great Mom's out there.
May 9th 05 12:05 PM
by Grumman-581 Go to last post
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Book FS: Fun Flying! - Total Guide to Ultralights by Gareth J. Kimberley by [email protected]
Author Gary Kimberley, an Australian airline pilot and designer of an ultralight, presents a thorough book on the fun planes sometimes called "minimum aircraft". He covers the design, construction and safe operation with emphasis on understanding the dangers of wind shear, turbulence, density...
May 9th 05 03:38 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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when to run up and check the prop by Friendly Skies
I fly some high performance, complex singles like Saratogas, Lances, C182RG, C206, and the like. Typical flying days have multiple hops while seeing customers. On one hand I know pilots who say that you should do a full run up and prop check before every take off, because the checklist says to. ...
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May 9th 05 02:46 AM
by John Gaquin Go to last post
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MOGAS availability database by [email protected]
Being a Rotax 912s driver, and being as how the Rotax prefers premium automobile fuel, I have been searching for places that serve automobile gas that are accessable to airplanes. I'm not having much luck. So, does anyone know of a database that tracks availability of MOGAS for aviation...
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May 9th 05 12:02 AM
by nrp Go to last post
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TW Endorsement Completed by [email protected]
After about eight hours I completed the tailwheel endorsement today in the SD. But it certainly wasn't routine as the wind was coming out of the North at about 15kts gusting to about 20kts, and we were using Runway 7. I noticed a strong weathervaning tendency while taxiing, which required a lot...
May 9th 05 12:00 AM
by pullinggs Go to last post
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Trying to Fly by AliR
Hi everyone, I am an instrument pilot who hasn't been able to fly but once every 2 months in the last year or so, because of the fact that I got married, and have a little one. I am looking for a place or organization where I can volunteer my time as a pilot, not have to pay too much for the...
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May 9th 05 12:00 AM
by Dave Stadt Go to last post
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Welcome to the Club! by john smith
Dave and Patrick, Congratulations! As those of us who have the rating already know, taildragger flying makes you a better trike pilot, in addition to the fun you have flying the taildragger. Enjoy the acro, that too, makes you a better all round pilot by teaching you the proper control inputs for...
May 8th 05 02:49 PM
by john smith Go to last post
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SR-71 Blackbird Guru's Biography by Jay Honeck
A few months ago we were discussing Bill Fox, the remarkable fellow who donated all of the memorabilia and artwork for our incredible "Blackbird Suite." At the time, my knowledge of his background was a bit sketchy. However, we now have a complete biography of Bill, (put together by Bill himself)...
May 8th 05 04:26 AM
by Jay Honeck Go to last post
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Passenger crash-lands plane after pilot suffers heart attack by R.L.
http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2005/May-06-Fri-2005/news/26454926.html Passenger crash-lands plane after pilot suffers heart attack By J.M. KALIL REVIEW-JOURNAL A man whose only flight instruction was glider lessons 25 years ago guided a private plane to an emergency crash landing at...
May 7th 05 11:17 PM
by Dave S Go to last post
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private pilot in Chicago needed by De'Wisz
I'm looking for a private pilot in Chicago,who would take me and my friends for a ride. We can "split" costs ( to make it legal ): pay for rental or fuel. It might be a good idea for somebody who is building time or just like to fly for lower price. my e-mail:
May 7th 05 03:04 AM
by Chuck Go to last post
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Beyond the helicoter by Big John
Interesting. Big John ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Flying circles around the helicopter Hope on a rope
May 7th 05 12:32 AM
by Laonork Go to last post
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Have you ever... by Jay Honeck
....refused to fly with someone you felt was not entirely safe? (With that person acting as PIC, not as a passenger in your own plane.) I had it happen earlier this year, for the first time, ever, and it felt, well, weird. I think I did the right thing, but it's hard to say. That funny...
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May 6th 05 08:26 PM
by gatt Go to last post
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Cirrus SR22 demo flight by [email protected]
Last week I went for an hour-long CFI demo flight in an SR22-GTS. What an amazing airplane! Huge difference from the Lance I currently fly. A comfy car-like leather interior, and the presentation from the two Avidyne panels was just incredible. The takeoff roll was short (only 2 aboard with less...
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May 6th 05 04:47 PM
by Happy Dog Go to last post
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Sport Pilots and your local airport by gilan
Is anyone seeing Light-Sport Aircraft showing up at their local airports? Have you met anyone with the new Sport Pilot license? -- Mitchell Wing http://www.mitchellwing.com -- Have a good day and stay out of the trees! See ya on Sport Aircraft group
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May 6th 05 10:56 AM
by Cub Driver Go to last post
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Great Lakes Temperature Charts by Happy Dog
This is an excellent resource for people who fly single engine planes across the Great Lakes. I avoid straying out of gliding distance to shore until the temperature is into the sixties. Typical survival times for 60 degree water are in excess of six hours. http://www.coas****ch.msu.edu/ m
May 6th 05 09:35 AM
by Happy Dog Go to last post
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Avgas Prices by aluckyguess
Avgas was $3.99 from Riverside air service in Riverside Ca. I decided to only fill to the tabs. I filled up in Havasu it was $2.69 there. A month ago I was able to buy it for $2.09 in Havasu. Prices are going up.
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May 6th 05 07:23 AM
by Grumman-581 Go to last post
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anyone ever met Burt Rutan? by jim
Was watching a video on the minivan that Bert designed and shot into space. He seems like a interesting person but I can't believe he is that laided back when designing planes and minvans that fly into outer space, is he a dick or a cool dude?
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May 6th 05 04:18 AM
by Craig R. Bowers Go to last post
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High Blood Pressure -- Part II by Jay Honeck
As some of you know, six weeks ago I was diagnosed with high blood pressure, and was prescribed medication. Although the medicine the doc gave me WAS on the FAA's list of "approved" drugs, the mere act of taking such a drug would set into motion all sorts of things regarding obtaining future...
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May 5th 05 03:27 PM
by Jay Honeck Go to last post
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I need an EMB-120 pilot for a trip by
I need a type rated EMB-120 pilot for a trip.
May 5th 05 06:51 AM
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Daytona FL Hail Damage by john smith
Just watching The Weather Channel. The reported and showed golf ball size hail and airplanes damaged. Anyone local that can report?
May 5th 05 04:36 AM
by ORVAL FAIRBAIRN Go to last post
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