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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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    Now those are sweet, I mean SWEET !!! Except the...

    Now those are sweet, I mean SWEET !!! Except the last one, that's kinda scary !
    Bob
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    OK, I'll say it, PROGRESS !!! My wife says I'm...

    OK, I'll say it, PROGRESS !!! My wife says I'm stuck in 1968, but I do love my Fore Flight, and in the car, the gps. I traveled for my work, construction, for 50 years and until 2009, I used maps, I...
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    Well Con, I never gave it much thought, but I do...

    Well Con, I never gave it much thought, but I do wish there were signs that read, YOU ARE HERE !
    Bob, which way is North, doesn't matter, just get on the tram !
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    Well back in the old days, 70's that is, we just...

    Well back in the old days, 70's that is, we just turn the chart which ever way we were headed. I know, it's too simple !
    Bob
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    I really liked working with aluminum, it's...

    I really liked working with aluminum, it's amazing what you can do with just a few tools !
    Bob
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    The wings are complete, minus slats, and have...

    The wings are complete, minus slats, and have factory fuel tanks, the rudder was the first thing I built. And the elevator and stabilizer are also finished. I really enjoyed the process, sometimes it...
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    Bruin, I started scratch building the Zenith...

    Bruin, I started scratch building the Zenith CH-701 and really enjoyed the process. However, my work took me out of town for months at a time and now, having only completed part of it, I've lost...
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    In 2011, my first AirVenture, already into my...

    In 2011, my first AirVenture, already into my 60's, and all the ailments that go along with age, that very scenario took place. My flying buddy (he's 26 years my junior, and very impatient) were...
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    Yes Floats, I don't fly commercial very often....

    Yes Floats, I don't fly commercial very often. Thanks for clarifying.
    Bob
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    OK, I'm completely worn out from all this walking...

    OK, I'm completely worn out from all this walking ! I'm just going to stay home and watch it on tv.
    Bob
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    An escalator !! With seats !! And a waitress,...

    An escalator !! With seats !! And a waitress, with free beer and soda !!!
  15. When I realized there was such a thing as,...

    When I realized there was such a thing as, building your own airplane, I was in my late 20's and I discovered the Pietenpol Air Camper. I had the color scheme picked out and everything. Then I saw...
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    When I hit the lottery I'll see what I can do...

    When I hit the lottery I'll see what I can do about the monorail and jungle cruse.
    Bob
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    Word !

    Word !
  18. When I was there last year, my pop up was within...

    When I was there last year, my pop up was within 50 feet of three porta pottys. I spent a lot of time at the camper because of some leg problems so I got to see the PP guys fairly often and I always...
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    There are a lot of well proven ultralights out...

    There are a lot of well proven ultralights out there and some at a very reasonable price. I have owned two ultralights since the early '90's and most people will say they are just for very local and...
  20. Thread: Web cams

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    I couldn't make it to A/V this year but I sure...

    I couldn't make it to A/V this year but I sure did a lot of watching on the web cams. A great big THANK YOU to all the people that make this possible.
    Bob
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    You have a great solution Randy, it is really...

    You have a great solution Randy, it is really confusing to a lot of us and I'm sure all you volunteers get a little tired answering the same questions over and over. But, all us regular folks sure do...
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    That's the ones I was referring to Low Pass,...

    That's the ones I was referring to Low Pass, thank you.
    Bob
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    I completely understand that dbarnes612. I'll hit...

    I completely understand that dbarnes612. I'll hit 73 in two months and last year I curtailed my ramblings at A/V quite a bit because of what I thought was a leg problem, only to find out months...
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    Golf carts and scooters

    While watching the web cam in Vintage, I noticed two or three golf carts bringing people there and dropping them off. Also, I noticed several scooters ridding back and forth in that one area and I...
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    Did you take pictures or video ?

    Did you take pictures or video ?
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