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Chelton EFIS: any PIREPS? by Kai Glaesner
Hello community, after downloading several *.pdf's from the Chelton side (being inspired by AOPA's Commander ;-) and browsing thru them, it seems that there are some features in this box that set it apart from the competition, e.g. terrain display, "higway-in-the-sky" pointers, etc. Are there any...
December 27th 05 01:56 PM
by Frank Ch. Eigler Go to last post
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Needed: comparison of popular Aviation GPS units, Garmin, Lowrance, AvMap, etc. by C. Osbourne
Maybe another way to describe what I'm looking for, is a Consumer Report's type of grid that shows features of each of the GPS's and ranks them as "good, better, and best" Anyone know of comparative review of several GPS's in one place? Thanks for answering here.
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December 25th 05 07:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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The Night Before Christmas by John
Twas the night before Christmas and all over the place, When we were confronted by an old flying ace. There was icing reported and turbulent air, He said, "File me a flight plan, I gotta get there." Outside sat his aircraft all ready to run, And the old man walked out to that P-51. "Bad weather's...
December 25th 05 04:12 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Delays getting into Newark International? Go VFR. by Peter R.
Heard this interesting series of exchanges today while flying down to Teterboro, NJ. Weather in the NY area was VFR, but I was IFR. For some reason, arrivals into Newark International were being stacked up in holds despite the VFR weather. ATC: Continental XXX, have your hold instructions for...
December 24th 05 05:16 PM
by Newps Go to last post
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Intersting tidbit about the Miami seaplane crash and fuel reserves by xyzzy
from: http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/12/19/miami.crash.ap/ "One of its airplanes was hijacked to Cuba in 1974. Since then, the company has had a policy of not carrying enough fuel to reach Havana." Now Havana is not that far from Miami. I have a hard time believing they would be within legal IFR (or...
December 24th 05 12:43 PM
by tscottme Go to last post
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يا جماعة فى منـ* تعليميـة مجانية فى مجال برمجة الكمبيوتر by Dr_mohamed_hassan
من يرغب فى دراسة برمجة الكمبيوتر فهناك شركة تدعى مؤسسة النماء العربى تقدم من* مجانبة - للمزيد من المعلومات Oracle 10G Developer Users - OCP Oracle application server Oracle designer Oracle 10g database...
December 24th 05 11:14 AM
by Dr_mohamed_hassan Go to last post
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يا جماعة فى منـ* تعليميـة مجانية فى مجال برمجة الكمبيوتر by Dr_mohamed_hassan
من يرغب فى دراسة برمجة الكمبيوتر فهناك شركة تدعى مؤسسة النماء العربى تقدم من* مجانبة - للمزيد من المعلومات Oracle 10G Developer Users - OCP Oracle application server Oracle designer Oracle 10g database...
December 24th 05 11:01 AM
by Dr_mohamed_hassan Go to last post
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Unclear Clearance by Mitty
OK, just to distract you guys from "IFR with a VFR GPS" --- Flying into Grand Marais MN last week (KCKC) I was out maybe 30 miles at 7000 and got "Cleared for the approach, maintain 4000 until established. Contact advisory ... " The reason for the early clearance was, I think, that I was at the...
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December 24th 05 03:36 AM
by Steven P. McNicoll Go to last post
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Crash near Miami, FL by tscottme
A Chalks Airways Grumman Mallard (Turbine Mallard) crashed during takeoff near Miami, FL today. Watching TV coverage of the aftermatch it's certain two things will happen after such an event. The TV networks will report a fiery explosion before the crash and Mary Shiavo will be on-air...
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December 22nd 05 11:04 PM
by Scott Moore Go to last post
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GPS and old-fashioned thinking? by G Farris
With all these questions about how to integrate GPS into our everyday operations, I'm tempted to believe we have allowed the advent of this wonderful new technology to send our thinking back to the dark ages! We want GPS to simply replace everything else - then all that "legacy" stuff just...
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December 22nd 05 06:39 PM
by Jose Go to last post
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FAA to enforce aircraft registration regulations by Paul kgyy
This has been on the news lately, but I've been wondering why, since the FAA has been crying about budget constraints. But it just occurred to me that the real reason they want the address file correct is to collect user charges.
December 22nd 05 04:56 PM
by Dave Butler Go to last post
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Low battery voltage level by markp
Hi All, I'm looking for recommendations for a low battery warning voltage level. I was going to use 12.8V - is this liable to be triggered by noise/dips in the bus voltage? My guess is when heaters or motors kick in there could be a momentary drop due to high current that could trigger my low...
December 22nd 05 11:16 AM
by markp Go to last post
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GPS UPSAT/Garmin/Jeppesen subscribers by [email protected]
Just found out that the 2MB card we've all been using to update our GX 55, 60's etc will *not* work for the next data update. Jepp (to its credit) will *give* you a new 4mb card in return for your old one, but *act fast* since they are overwhelmed with requests and the deadline is fast approaching.
December 21st 05 03:40 PM
by jmk Go to last post
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Primary nav source by Wizard of Draws
The recent GPS/IFR discussions here got me to thinking. I generally fly an Arrow, equipped with a Garmin 430, 2 VORs, Loran, my handheld GPS, my sectionals, low enroute charts, and since I got my IFR ticket, I try to fly under ATC control as often as possible to keep my comm skills up. On cross...
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December 21st 05 08:11 AM
by Roger Go to last post
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Should I get back into flying (long) by john h
I have around 1200 hours, a commercial MEL, IFR and private Glider certificates. I have not flown seriously since 1973. I had a brief period in 1980 when I earned a glider rating and again in 1991/92 when I joined a glider club and was a tow pilot. In 2002 I helped a local FBO on weekends...
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December 21st 05 05:27 AM
by Chuck Go to last post
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ATC question about helicopter routes by [email protected]
I've been flying on helicopetr routes over NYC for years now with terrific controllers everywhere but got hung up with a controller last week and I need help understanding his arguments for refusing me access. He said I'm not a helicopter so I cannot fly a helicopter route when it 'may' interfere...
December 20th 05 09:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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KPSP new RNAV (RNP) IAPs by [email protected]
I've posted JPEGS of the new Jepp charts on the aviation binaries Usenet Group. ALT.BINARIES.PICTURES.AVATION
December 20th 05 09:15 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Flying through known or forecast icing by John Doe
Ok, I know this is one of those "it depends" answers, but I'm curious as to what folks are willing to do in the winter time. Assumptions: Single engine piston aircraft with NO de-icing equipment. Situation: It's wintertime. You want to fly XC and there are midlevel clouds in the
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December 20th 05 09:01 AM
by Julian Scarfe Go to last post
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Actual Time in Sacramento by three-eight-hotel
If this weather holds, it might be time for some of us newer IA pilots to get some actual time in! I realize in most locations the visibility is a little too low, but the season is definitely upon us... Anybody at SAC planning on getting some actual in???
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December 19th 05 10:33 PM
by Jim Macklin Go to last post
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Charging for instruction, no instructor rating by Doug
Guy has an airplane, commercial certificate but no instructor rating and takes students up for acrobatic lessons, mountain checkouts and charges for it. FAA legal?
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December 17th 05 06:33 PM
by Bob Gardner Go to last post
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