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  1. Thread: Insurance

    by robert l
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    Thanks Ron, I should have figured that one out...

    Thanks Ron, I should have figured that one out because when I had it before I don't think they asked about the plane, just how much coverage I wanted.
  2. Thread: Insurance

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    While we're on the subject of insurance, riddle...

    While we're on the subject of insurance, riddle me this; I have just recently gotten my 3rd class back and I'm signed off on a Cessna 150 and 172. Each aircraft is owned by different individuals and...
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    You're right Ron, but after going through my...

    You're right Ron, but after going through my ordeal twice already, and then having to do it all over again in 6 mos. because I originally started in March 2018. So, with the kind of flying I do...
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    Check with the USUA, United States Ultralight...

    Check with the USUA, United States Ultralight Association.
    Bob
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    Just throwing out what I have personally done and...

    Just throwing out what I have personally done and seen. I have welded 3.5" carbon steel with a Mig and I have seen, 1.5" #9 Chrome Tig welded many times, pre heated of course. And I have seen...
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    Bailey, I have sleep apnea and a couple of other...

    Bailey, I have sleep apnea and a couple of other health problems as well, I just got my 3rd class renewed after being away from flying for almost 40 years. It took me a year and a half and LOTS of...
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    But you have to be able to get on and off without...

    But you have to be able to get on and off without it stopping ! I'll be 73 in 3 days but I'm still as nimble as a cat, an old cat that is !
    Bob
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    I know the struggle RJ, it was so frustrating but...

    I know the struggle RJ, it was so frustrating but I was determined to see it through. I did continue to fly some because I have a friend that's a CFI and he doesn't charge me, he wanted me to get it...
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    Mike, if you have a hard time finding a dr that...

    Mike, if you have a hard time finding a dr that will sign off on BasicMed, I would think an AME could do it without making it a 3rd class. Although, insurance probably won't cover it and the AME will...
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    Well, after some internet searching, FAA.org,...

    Well, after some internet searching, FAA.org, AOPA, etc. I think I have everything I need to go BasicMed when the time comes. I did get a little conflicting info about being able to be a safety pilot...
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    Well Hot Dang ! That's the kind of flying I do...

    Well Hot Dang ! That's the kind of flying I do anyway, I would have kept flying Sport Pilot if the Cessna 150 would have been included, a 172 would be nice once in a while just for comfort. I'm going...
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    That's what I thought but the letter states that;...

    That's what I thought but the letter states that; every 12 months I have to have ; a current cardiovascular evaluation and current lab report; a current exercise stress test; a current obstructive...
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    3rd Class Medical/SODA

    Well..............I started down this rabbet hole one year and six months ago, and today, the verdict came in the mail. I always heard in order to get a Special Issuance Medical, you had to jump...
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    If it's something you really want to pursue, and...

    If it's something you really want to pursue, and you can afford it, or get investors, Option # 1. At the very least, you'll have something nobody else has !
    Bob
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    I think the FAA is kinda like OSHA, they have...

    I think the FAA is kinda like OSHA, they have regulations but in some cases, they don't want to give you a positive yes or no on any one thing. That's why OSHA has the, "General Duty Clause."
    Bob,...
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    I remember the Goldwings, just don't know...

    I remember the Goldwings, just don't know anything about them, but here's my take. There are a lot of proven, tried and true ultralights that have been around for many years, I think I would feel...
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    I hate to keep this going but I'm going to...

    I hate to keep this going but I'm going to anyway. Just 20 years ago you were expected to go into a confined space and weld stainless steel or torch off the coal ash collector plates, which contained...
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    Speaking of the GPS, I really like using it, I...

    Speaking of the GPS, I really like using it, I wonder how I managed to travel all over the country working construction with just my road atlas. I got my first GPS in 2009 and used it until I got a...
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    Thanks for all the info and links guys, if I...

    Thanks for all the info and links guys, if I think it's worth while, this will help a lot. I guess I could just have it as an ultralight instead of trying to make it Light Sport. If I pull the...
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    Un documented project

    Just ran across a Hummel Ultracruiser project that has absolutely no documentation and I was wondering how much trouble it would be to register it as an LSA. If it's anything like trying to get my...
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    So much good information here and so many reasons...

    So much good information here and so many reasons for this or that, so I'll just put in my 2 cents worth. "Hell, I just want to fly"
    Bob
  22. Thread: Totally new

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    Well, I would say, if you're going to continue...

    Well, I would say, if you're going to continue flying into the future, I would go with a 3 axis U/L. That way, should you ever decide to cross over to Light Sport, Experimental or Spam Cans, it...
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    Culver Props, Valley Engineering was at A/V in...

    Culver Props, Valley Engineering was at A/V in 2017 I believe with their new 2 seat Back Yard Flyer. I don't know anything beyond that.
    Bob
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    Yep, I had the sports car, motorcycles, still...

    Yep, I had the sports car, motorcycles, still have a motorcycle but ride it less and less. Back in the 60's, the hippies even said, Speed Kills, of course they were talking about a different kind of...
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    You could visualize, or measure this way. 1 acre...

    You could visualize, or measure this way. 1 acre is 43,560 Sq ft. or 66 ft by 660 ft. or 208.71 ft by 208.71 ft. I expect to see a lot of people with tape measures next year !
    Bob
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