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    The ones that replaced the jeeps way back were...

    The ones that replaced the jeeps way back were Chevrolet S-10 mini pickup chassis with Grumman aluminum bodies from their factory in Sterling on old US -12 (112). That is still our mail truck here....
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    I recently saw in a news letter from the...

    I recently saw in a news letter from the McDonnell-Douglas-Boeing retirees Association that Robert (Bob) Watzke had passed away. He worked in the Stability Control Section of Aerodynamics and in my...
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    I met someone today that had a Windecker shirt...

    I met someone today that had a Windecker shirt and knew something of Dr. Windecker and it's early years. Here with a search I found a prop made with Kevlar, which is a different story for me from my...
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    I saw in the paper today that the little...

    I saw in the paper today that the little helicopter on the Perseverance rover on Mars will be dropped at an appropriate place from the main rover in about two months. At that point the dude ranch...
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    The altitudes are OK here in the Central America...

    The altitudes are OK here in the Central America region now. I need to check on ISA vs. ICAO and others for flight planning and performance testing, as well as reading charts.
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    I think after the update of MS-FS 2021 of...

    I think after the update of MS-FS 2021 of February 11th that this is no longer true. I tested 3R9, my local Lakeway Regional to KHYI San Marcos and it did not land early as too low now. Because of...
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    One has to be careful of over projections of...

    One has to be careful of over projections of rules of thumb like every increase in English unit altitude of 1000 feet has a temperature decrease of 3 degrees Fahrenheit. Knowing the liquid air...
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    Where did reality go? First thing I found was a...

    Where did reality go? First thing I found was a Swissair brochure that presented a double-decker, commercial transport with four bypass ratio 6 engines in an artist's concept and a performance...
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    The NAVY was not totally committed to advanced...

    The NAVY was not totally committed to advanced air and a study by a Captain Meeks came to the fore called Advanced Navy Vehicle Concepts Evaluation (ANVCE). This study tried to go across all kinds of...
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    This is not right on the atmosphere which was...

    This is not right on the atmosphere which was difficult to access as a individual. One of the members of the Aerodynamics Research Group at Douglas Aircraft had gotten a copy of the Computer Aided...
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    The EAA needs an Atmosphere Dude Ranch

    I got brought up short in my understanding of the usefulness of Mathematics and Measurement sometime in 1968 when I had done what I considered a major milestone. I had fitted an equation to a pattern...
  12. A surprise addition here comes from a book I had...

    A surprise addition here comes from a book I had bought about 20 years ago but never read until now. Zora Arkus Duntov is described in the book "Zora" by Jerry Burton ; Bentley Publishers as being...
  13. There's a side bet here. I met Peggy Ford the...

    There's a side bet here. I met Peggy Ford the editor of the Aerie employees new letter. She had a side door out of her office in building 110, the training location, into Frank Maccabee's...
  14. There are at least three other men who I was in...

    There are at least three other men who I was in the proximity of and never was introduced to but recognized for their stature. The most prominent was George H.W. Bush who was conversing with a group...
  15. Many of you might recognize Sperry in connection...

    Many of you might recognize Sperry in connection with gyroscopes. What caused me to post today was a survey on Sport Aviation magazine where I commented that a major reason for my joining EAA was to...
  16. My Mainline Mastery of War Profiteering

    As I assess the grand binding of very important people I have met I knew them not as opportunities but rather as focusses of criticism. This caused me in my use of the Internet to pursue a path that...
  17. I flew back to MMCU; Gen. Div PA Roberto Fierro...

    I flew back to MMCU; Gen. Div PA Roberto Fierro Villalobos field to look at the mountains again. The Longitude looks sleeker than the CJ and appears in the "S" views in some looks. Clouds challenged...
  18. Who my parents leased me out to the neighbors as

    I set up a flight yesterday. Full payload, from KIAH to KDFW in a "Longitude" after flying in from Austin. For the accountants out there that is 30% fuel on a real sipper; 9369 pounds of baggage and...
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    While the winds were still high and the light...

    While the winds were still high and the light aircraft were rocking all over the sky until a update to MS_FS 2020 I discovered that one goal was to fly every aircraft 300 n mi. This cannot be done by...
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    Hydro power-VFR Olympic National Park - Charter...

    Hydro power-VFR Olympic National Park - Charter Flight/DHC2 Beaver - Elwha River Restoration Story - 4K I went off to where I knew in on the Thunder Bay River West of Alpena, the 4 mile dam and the 7...
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    I have 420 hours invested in this MS_FS 2020...

    I have 420 hours invested in this MS_FS 2020 before the current attempt to upgrade in the midst of Christmas purchases by whoever. I have used the AI to discern it's capabilities as well as the...
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    Now that I have a new start available, I am being...

    Now that I have a new start available, I am being prompted by what I can do and can't do that I have a B-36 Flight manual in my art cabinet and a book "R-4360 Pratt & Whitney's Major Miracle" by...
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    I have stopped trying to fly my MS-FS 2020 since...

    I have stopped trying to fly my MS-FS 2020 since Christmas Day when it told me I had to make a mandatory update. Exactly where the bottle neck is I have not been able to get it past the little teaser...
  24. I have been to Olympic National Park once in 1953...

    I have been to Olympic National Park once in 1953 with my parents and sister. We first stopped at the Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation where a friend of my father from his WW-II radar...
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    Halcyon Days

    When I was being treated for prostate cancer this August I chose radiation and the machine was a "Halcyon". I looked this up online and found the mythology is about the time in mid-Winter when the...
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