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  1. Flying in and out of College Park, MD KCGS or Leesburg, KJYO

    Oh, one last thing. Not that you want advice from me, but when I moved here, I visited everywhere hoping I would find a mini oshkosh since we are near a population center. What I found was what...
  2. Flying in and out of College Park, MD KCGS or Leesburg, KJYO

    Donít know how to answer that question. Depends on whatís important to you.

    I moved to Annapolis because I wanted to be on the water. We have GA airports over here but not the life that I see...
  3. Flying in and out of College Park, MD KCGS or Leesburg, KJYO

    I didnít mention Gaithersburg because you didnt. Itís between JYO and CGS. I was there a few weeks ago. Itís got a classic feeling 60s FBO in my opinion. Itís really lively there. Lots of...
  4. Flying in and out of College Park, MD KCGS or Leesburg, KJYO

    You are right about VKX. The guy that runs it has an interesting sense of humor he not shy about sharing. I kind of worry how long Potomac, Hyde, and Freeway will stick it out. CGS is managed by...
  5. Howdy Ron, I was at kVKX a few weeks ago. ...

    Howdy Ron,

    I was at kVKX a few weeks ago. KVKX is an option. They have a flight school and seemed to have a few folks around. Donít know about the hanger situation there but it wouldnít...
  6. Jen, Hello. When I first moved to the...

    Jen,

    Hello. When I first moved to the Baltimore-dc area I was obsessed with trying to find the right place to base my plane. I have a tube and fabric airplane so a hanger was a must have for me....
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    Chick-fil-a did optimize their operation. Had a...

    Chick-fil-a did optimize their operation. Had a limited menu but the food flew out of the both lightening fast. If I get dragged there by my kids I prefer the souther hospitality, free refills at...
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    They were kind of quirky. They were parked by...

    They were kind of quirky. They were parked by the eaa press house and the college/job tents.


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    My kids were tickled they added chick-fil-a. ...

    My kids were tickled they added chick-fil-a. Donít understand the obsession, but they like that addition. As for food trucks there was a single food truck selling egg rolls. Not sure how they...
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    I agree, but I assume the vendors that are there...

    I agree, but I assume the vendors that are there are paying a hefty fee to have captive customers. If they opened the gates, I bet there are a ton of food trucks that would love to work the event. ...
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    Thatís an idea but with Covid the mindset seems...

    Thatís an idea but with Covid the mindset seems to be to spread people down the flightline.


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    As for taping the forums, eaa communications...

    As for taping the forums, eaa communications seems to have a program for bringing in interns from UW. I bet copying and producing a site hosting a collection of forums wouldnít be that tough and...
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    My kids love the air show and I think a lot of...

    My kids love the air show and I think a lot of townies come in just for the show. I personally would like to go to more forums but get outvoted by the kids. I do recall more than once the speaker...
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    I have always stuck with shell because of the...

    I have always stuck with shell because of the goodwill towards the ga community, but since they werenít there this year I stopped by Philips. Figured if sheíll was pulling back from GA, I should...
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    Ya but it is a little bit of a head scratcher how...

    Ya but it is a little bit of a head scratcher how someone concluded: Vintage, they donít need a stop and the yellow line should be like 50 feet long, the blue line is like a mile out to southern end...
  16. Ya I agree. I said fond du lac but I guess it is...

    Ya I agree. I said fond du lac but I guess it is Appleton I was thinking of. Donít know how EAA can stop them. I like seeing fifi do fly overs.

    I donít want to add bad info, but I do recall...
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    I donít know if this is true or not, but the guy...

    I donít know if this is true or not, but the guy I was standing next to on the flight line said that you can tell if they break the sound barrier when the visible compression ring slips back behind...
  18. Thanks donít really care that much but I remember...

    Thanks donít really care that much but I remember in past years the warbirds seemed to be running more often outside of the air shows. I thought groups like the Collins foundation were selling...
  19. Not sure about all this. I saw the video too and...

    Not sure about all this. I saw the video too and assume there is some truth to it. But, They were there in past years. Did the rules change? Sometimes on the field with doc and sometimes I...
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    I called shells marketing group a year or so ago....

    I called shells marketing group a year or so ago. I got some intern and she was nice but never did anything. I was hoping to get reprints of some of the years that I missed and figured they would...
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    I went to Phillips to ask them. I figured they...

    I went to Phillips to ask them. I figured they would be happy to bash the competition. They said it was tough on vendors to make oshkosh happen this year. there is a lot of work to be done and you...
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    I am no expert but others have said he didnít...

    I am no expert but others have said he didnít break the sound barrier but came right up to the edge. I was told a real sonic boom is unmistakable and would have broken windows, etc.

    Since it is...
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    That true too. There really isnít much overlap. ...

    That true too. There really isnít much overlap. And for seasoned folks itís hard to screw up based on where they park etc. I know where itís going. And the volunteers are super at offering help. ...
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    Not high on my personal lists of issues. But must...

    Not high on my personal lists of issues. But must of the awnings had blue trim but you had to look for the little flag to figure out if it was the red, blue, or yellow route.


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    I think thatís a good point too. I a surprised...

    I think thatís a good point too. I a surprised in the investment eaa makes for an event that is fOr 1 week only. Lots of land and buildings that get used for 7 days,


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