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    Nice photos and story, thanks.

    Nice photos and story, thanks.
  2. Nicely done video, thank you.

    Nicely done video, thank you.
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    Nice photos.

    Nice photos.
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    Sounds like she's going back home over seas, you...

    Sounds like she's going back home over seas, you gave her a good home here in the States. Hope the new owner enjoys her.
  5. There's a lot of Warbirds that have the N numbers...

    There's a lot of Warbirds that have the N numbers under the horizontal, legal or not, just Google photos of current Mustangs.
    I forgot if it was supposed to be 3" or 2" on the small numbers.
  6. Lots of manufacturers displayed their N numbers...

    Lots of manufacturers displayed their N numbers either as two lines, a space between the N and the numbers or vertically. Example. Pipers and Aeroncas. There are lots of replica builders and Warbird...
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    Wing struts or interplane struts would be the...

    Wing struts or interplane struts would be the correct term.
    Yes there is some value to them, even it only for a private display or in a museum.
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    Been a member since 1969, EAA #46140.

    Been a member since 1969, EAA #46140.
  9. In all the years I've owned my Champ, I've never...

    In all the years I've owned my Champ, I've never even considered flying above 10,000'.
    So I'm not concerned about the above 10,000' limitation.
    There isn't any Class C airspace around me to worry...
  10. The way I've read the regs are that if you are...

    The way I've read the regs are that if you are exempt from the transponder in that particular airspace, then you are also exempt from the same airspace concerning ADSB.
    That means you can fly your...
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    Chances are that NC8407 is indeed the Tri-motor...

    Chances are that NC8407 is indeed the Tri-motor you flew in back at Oshkosh '71 or '72. It did have a different paint scheme from todays with Glen on the side because it was owned by Dale Glen at the...
  12. Thread: Normandy

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    A lot of it has to do with the budget allowed for...

    A lot of it has to do with the budget allowed for the movie, most of them aren't unlimited. And that dictates where and what you can use for the movie.
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    My parents are near the base of the hill...

    My parents are near the base of the hill overlooking the entrance to Signature FBO. Yes, Saturday was a beautiful morning to be there, much better than Memorial Day itself. The photo is near where...
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    Mark17, I was just there at Fort Snelling...

    Mark17, I was just there at Fort Snelling National Cemetery on Memorial Day weekend visiting my parents.

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  15. If you are seriously considering an early Mooney,...

    If you are seriously considering an early Mooney, talk to the Mooney club people first. They may save you a ton of money.
    http://www.mooneypilots.com/mapalog/woodwing.html

    If it's another plane,...
  16. He owned a 1927 Fleet biplane and his red and...

    He owned a 1927 Fleet biplane and his red and white checkerboard TD-3 Navion.
    I cheated, I looked it up on the web, although I think the date on the Fleet is incorrect. The Fleet biplane first flew...
  17. Yes, it's still alive and well. Although it's...

    Yes, it's still alive and well.
    Although it's not as popular as RC and the dreaded drones. CL has a real following within it's core group.
    I'm a member of a control line club in MN, the...
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    x2

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    $9000 will get you a couple of hours, depending...

    $9000 will get you a couple of hours, depending on the plane, and that's it. Anyone who signs up for that is just plain stupid.
    You know what they say, "there's a sucker born every minute".
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    Great news. Bill, this lists all of the P-82...

    Great news.
    Bill, this lists all of the P-82 survivors.

    http://johnweeks.com/p82/index.html
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    I believe that a 36" diameter circle was standard...

    I believe that a 36" diameter circle was standard on most planes of that era, although there were exceptions.
    What is most interesting and different is that when counting up from the bottom of the...
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    All I know is what I've seen on the web with the...

    All I know is what I've seen on the web with the photos and on the local news. I do know who the pilot is, I've met him a couple of times over the years.
    He fly's with some T-6 guys at local events...
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    Very nicely done, thank you.

    Very nicely done, thank you.
  24. I have to give you credit for putting that...

    I have to give you credit for putting that slightly embarrassing video on the web.
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    Very nice photos, I saw them a couple of months...

    Very nice photos, I saw them a couple of months ago at Deer Valley near Phoenix.
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