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    The simulator doesn't duplicate the cockpit heat,...

    The simulator doesn't duplicate the cockpit heat, the engine noise and the speed of the Mustang fully. I cant say about stick forces or throttle response etc.
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    Normandy

    I woke up in time to watch the D day celbrations on tv, no alarm clock, just woke up, and glad to see it. Cant belivee how nice he weather is there today, really a rare thing.
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    The First Sea Lord

    I am watching tv and reading about events re D Day. Churchill had been a soldier in the first world war and wanted to be on the first invasion ship, and it took a direct order by Ike as Supreme...
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    There is not room at Fon du Lac for anywhere near...

    There is not room at Fon du Lac for anywhere near all the airplanes that normally land at Oshkosh to divert there. I hope EAA / FAA has more plan than that in case of bad weather, again. Appleton can...
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    Todd, do you ever fly in turbulence, ever at all?...

    Todd, do you ever fly in turbulence, ever at all? If so, is it always extreme? So in fact its mostly light with some moderate and maybe once in a "Lord help me get out of here" severe, and never...
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    Thanks, Mark. Are their common British parachute...

    Thanks, Mark. Are their common British parachute makers or do they mostly use the standard American ones like Strong, Butler, Softie etc.?
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    I wasn't joking, I was considering taking my...

    I wasn't joking, I was considering taking my helmet there for some flying. I expected it to be the same, but wasn;t certain. I think phone chargers and electric razors have different plugs and...
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    Thanks Carl for your straight answer. Aren't...

    Thanks Carl for your straight answer. Aren't those other guys cute?
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    Any brits on the forum?

    Is there any real difference between flying in the U S and England for gen av pilots? Do David Clark headsets work with whatever radio frequency they have there?
    Thanks.
    I once flew gliders there...
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    I have attended Airventure each year for 35...

    I have attended Airventure each year for 35 years. I have never bought a ticket 3 months in advance, nor have I had to buy them on line of use a computer to do so. I go to the window and there they...
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    Connie was a giant of early warbird flying, and...

    Connie was a giant of early warbird flying, and one of the foundations on which CAF rested and perhaps EAA as well. One day when my Son Charles was about 10 years old he sat in Connie's seaplane,...
  12. I used to do that. but quit. It doesn.t make...

    I used to do that. but quit. It doesn.t make sense, is it FIFI or a tiny homebuilt? Better info for the controller and other pilots is to know what kind of plane you are. To be exact you could say,...
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    Yes, in recent years they have had a table in the...

    Yes, in recent years they have had a table in the terminal next to Basler, or even inside Basler, to drop and leave the keys at their counter. I cant be sure it will be that way this year, but it has...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions, I found a room...

    Thanks for all the suggestions, I found a room for them not cheap, but not too exorbitant across the freeway from the Radison where I'll be. So, my Son Charles whos spent many a fun hour at EAA as a...
  15. Theres no longer a flight school at Bergstrom the...

    Theres no longer a flight school at Bergstrom the big airport. There is at Aus Ex on the ne side of town, area known as Plufegerville. or about 20 miles north at Georgetown or bought that far south...
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    Thanks, but I never got any PM, it may be that...

    Thanks, but I never got any PM, it may be that messages are full, not sure how to delete some. Do you know of a room or apt, and it would be for Wed and Thur nights only and for one couple.
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    Wing Tank Bladders

    If wing tank bladders have sat, installed for 10 years, while structural and other repairs were being made, is there any treatment that rejuvenates them? I suppose they are Goodyear, I m not sure....
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    Didn't a group build an RV-12 ? last year in the...

    Didn't a group build an RV-12 ? last year in the one week time
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    Dave, thanks for your suggestion, I looked and...

    Dave, thanks for your suggestion, I looked and Neenah and it's either sold out or expensive or marginal, sort of like Oshkosh.
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    Sam, please don't screw it up too much, the...

    Sam, please don't screw it up too much, the procedures worked pretty well for most years, don't measure everything by last year. Why does anyone worry about a notam 3 months in advance or a ticket?
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    Ron one of us has a differbent opiinio and I...

    Ron one of us has a differbent opiinio and I don't think its me. One thing I discovered about the first morning or two about being in the air force, was there was no joy in spending the night in a...
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    Thanks, is seems they are out of dorm rooms...

    Thanks, is seems they are out of dorm rooms except for the ones with no A/C which I once tried myself and lasted only one night. One of the hottest days I ve ever seen was in Osh, and I saw 40*...
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    Thanks guys, but we are not going to spend...

    Thanks guys, but we are not going to spend several hours of each day driving to/ from Green Bay or Milwaukee. I go to Osh to relax, not to make it an ordeal of traffic. One of my first years I stayed...
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    Thanks, Randy they don't have any interest in...

    Thanks, Randy they don't have any interest in visiting Green Bay, long ways on the wrong side of Oshkosh.
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