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First Glider Flight by mike regish
Had my first glider ride Saturday, July 26. It was at Sterling, Ma. with the Greater Boston Soaring Club. Had to wait all day. Should have gotten there earlier, but it was definitely a memorable ride. We had one of the shorter tow ropes, so we were in real close formation with a Piper Pawnee. I...
August 4th 03 09:41 PM
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Goodyear blimp tour by Randy Wentzel
I was bumming around STS (Sonoma County Airport) yesterday evening visiting a friend at his hanger when we noticed that the Goodyear Blimp was "docked" across the field in a rural part of the airport. We decided to hike on over after the airport closed (and becomes uncontrolled) and take a closer...
August 4th 03 07:07 PM
by Peter R. Go to last post
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C172S Landing accident by Greg Esres
A solo student (not mine) had a landing accident today. Landed on the nose wheel, porpoised a few times, and stalled the airplane in a slightly nose down attitude. The student was unharmed, but the aircraft is totaled. Our flight school has been moving towards an all-new aircraft fleet. It it...
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August 4th 03 03:44 PM
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Airventure Cup Race / Oshkosh Diary by Marc J. Zeitlin
For those of you who might be interested in my experience flying my COZY MKIV in the Airventure Cup Race to Oshkosh, I've posted some write-ups at: http://www.cozybuilders.org/flying_reports/index.html Comments/flames welcome. -- Marc J. Zeitlin
August 4th 03 02:52 PM
by Jay Honeck Go to last post
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Garmin 196 firmware updated to v3.0 by Aloft
http://www.garmin.com/support/download.jsp Changes from version 2.07 to 3.00: --Limited the number of aircraft types that can be saved on the 'Aircraft' tab page to ten. --Corrected intermittent aviation database read error. --Corrected VNAV capture option. --Improved takeoff detection to correct...
August 4th 03 09:41 AM
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USAF museum by JFLEISC
I would like to thank all those for the advice on visiting the USAF museum at Dayton. Had a difficult flight down there but stopped for two nights at Dayton-Wright Brothers as per recommendations. Got one of the last few tie downs and rental cars due to about 50 experimentals stranded there on the...
August 4th 03 12:20 AM
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Garmin buys UPS AT... by Lenny Sawyer
Big news... http://www.garmin.com/pressroom/corporate/072403b.html ----== Posted via Newsfeed.Com - Unlimited-Uncensored-Secure Usenet News==---- http://www.newsfeed.com The #1 Newsgroup Service in the World! 100,000 Newsgroups ---= 19 East/West-Coast Specialized Servers - Total Privacy via...
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August 3rd 03 07:34 PM
by Mark T. Mueller Go to last post
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Aviation and Airshow Pictures by Mike Hawk
http://www.zone-5.com Aviation/Airshow pictures of the F-14 Tomcat, Tornado, F-117, Space Shuttle, F-15E, F/A-18, B-1b, and many more. Airshow Schedules with links to show's site, Programs, Sounds, and links.
August 3rd 03 06:50 PM
by Gilan Go to last post
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Air Force Museum expansion question by [email protected]
I am planning a trip to the Air Force Museum in Dayton Ohio in a couple of weeks and was just wondering if the work on the new hangers/exhibit space is complete. I know they were going to move around and reposition a lot of the aircraft and would hate to go there and not be able to see...
August 3rd 03 04:33 PM
by Steven P. McNicoll Go to last post
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Oshkosh Rec.Aviation Get-together details... by Jay Honeck
Okay, gang, last chance to get the details. Here's how it's gonna work: Thursday night, immediately after the airshow, we're having a rec.aviation get together at our campsite in the North 40 campground. We'll have a few drinks (*gasp*!), and then head on over to Friar Tucks for dinner. To find...
August 3rd 03 04:31 PM
by Bruce E. Butts Go to last post
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Flying Gators October Fly-in by Gilan
Hope we will see some new faces at our annual Fly-in this October 18th. http://www.mitchellwing.com/flying_gators_annual_fly.htm Only 75 days, 12 hours, 54 minutes, and 48 seconds left until Fly-in ! -- Have a good day and stay out of the trees! See ya on Sport Aircraft...
August 3rd 03 04:06 PM
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Emergency landing at Meigs Sunday by Thomas J. Paladino Jr.
"Henry Kisor" wrote in message news:[email protected] From this morning's Chicago Sun-Times: Plane in trouble lands safely at Meigs July 28, 2003 BY MAUREEN O'DONNELL AND LUCIO GUERRERO Staff Reporters It appears some folks still think Meigs...
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August 3rd 03 03:14 PM
by Chuck Gerlach Go to last post
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So. California Siteseeing for Young Pilot WannaBe by clay
I have a 16 year old that is very interested in flying. Can anyone recommend aviation related sightseeing destinations in Southern California? I am thinking of things like museums, Air force bases, etc. Thanks, clay
August 3rd 03 06:46 AM
by Marty Ross Go to last post
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GPS for navigation by Tom Hyslip
Any recommendations on a GPS for navigation? I have one now for my IPaq I use in my car, but no software for flying. Either would work, software or new GPS, and any advice would be appreciated.
August 3rd 03 04:17 AM
by John Bell Go to last post
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the moron strikes again by tony zambon
in todays sun times. Meigs landing a setup? Was the second emergency landing in two weeks at Meigs Field more than just a coincidence? Was it a political setup? Mayor Daley apparently thinks so. Daley didn't come right out and say it, but he insinuated that the private pilot from Maine who made...
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August 3rd 03 03:47 AM
by Grumman-581 Go to last post
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CNN will do a story on Oshkosh. by Richard Lamb
August 3rd 03 02:50 AM
by Jerry Wass Go to last post
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Flight to Cleveland Burke Lakefront by Stimbo
My wife & I will be flying to Burke Lakefront airport this weekend for a 4 night mini-vacation in the Cleveland/Sandusky area. Anyone been there recently? Any tips on favorite FBO? restaurant? activity? We are planning to visit the R&R Hall of Fame (naturally) and will probably rent a car to go...
August 3rd 03 01:41 AM
by Steve S Go to last post
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The best new thing I saw at OSH... by Dan Luke
....was Van's new, four-place RV-10. They had a cockpit mockup outside the tent for the tirekickers to sit in. The roominess is truly impressive, especially the rear seats which hold two six-footers in comfort. Van is projecting an 1100 lb. useful load for the airplane if you build it...
August 3rd 03 01:14 AM
by Doug Vetter Go to last post
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FAA (US) Flight Service Survey by Peter R.
The FAA (US aviation) is conducting a survey regarding the level and quality of FSS-related services. From the AOPA notice: ------------- start quote ---------------- Pilots are being asked to participate in an FAA Web-based survey about the flight service station (FSS) system. The survey is...
August 3rd 03 01:14 AM
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more reasons for GA: John Gilmo I was ejected from a plane for wearing "Suspected Terrorist" button by Martin Hotze
here you have another reason for using GA for travel: http://www.politechbot.com/p-04973.html ---snip Subject: I was ejected from an airplane today for wearing a "Suspected Terrorist" button Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 21:29:28 -0700 From: John Gilmore
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August 3rd 03 12:41 AM
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