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    All together now - "Gotta-get-there-itis" tends...

    All together now - "Gotta-get-there-itis" tends to bite one where the sun don't shine, sometimes even fatally.
  2. My part-time job requires installing 3/16 steel...

    My part-time job requires installing 3/16 steel pop rivets, often in cramped quarters, where the large long handled rivet tool we now use can be tasking. After I advised him of this relatively new...
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    User manuals are written by the legal dept of a...

    User manuals are written by the legal dept of a manufacturer. I am stunned that there is not a legal disclaimer on cans of pork & beans. lol
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    I have always believed that trolls are like stray...

    I have always believed that trolls are like stray alley cats - if one feeds them, they will keep coming back - lol
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    "Up to a point, old pilots have value due to...

    "Up to a point, old pilots have value due to experience and like fine wine appreciate. "

    Whereas this old non-pilot seems to be aging like milk. lol
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    And there are only just so many with Kermit Weeks...

    And there are only just so many with Kermit Weeks $$$ in their mattress. - lol
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    " Uhhh.....are we being trolled???" Starting...

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    Uhhh.....are we being trolled???"

    Starting to sound more and more like fishing line peeling off a reel at high speed - lol
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    I got the opportunity to meet them all at...

    I got the opportunity to meet them all at AirVenture last year. Nice folks, what you see on YT us what you get in person - lol
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    " Thank you." No need to thank me for using...

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    Thank you."


    No need to thank me for using the least controversial word that came to mind - lol - 'interesting' does not IMHO convey a pro or con position on a subject about which I have no...
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    An 'interesting' exchange to be sure. I am...

    An 'interesting' exchange to be sure.

    I am not 100% clear about what the new poster JBlack expects the FAA to do to the remaining living pilot for what 'might' be transgressions of the FARs that...
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    Glad it's getting squared away. Scammers deserve...

    Glad it's getting squared away. Scammers deserve horse-dragging down the middle of Main St. Sadly if all these various scams -phone and e-mail - were not $$ productive, they would go away, but their...
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    As one with some level of color ineptitude...

    As one with some level of color ineptitude myself, I am lead to understand that there is NO cure/treatment for the condition. I will note that IF 100% color acuity IS a requirement for Air Traffic...
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    Merry ChristmaHannuKwanzMadonStice to all and...

    Merry ChristmaHannuKwanzMadonStice to all and peace, happiness, health and prosperity in the New Year.
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    " Heck, my Super Cub is cross-country capable! ...

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    Heck, my Super Cub is cross-country capable! Just need to be patient and enjoy the view! "

    As I often tell my tram passengers each year - 'Everywhere at AirVenture is within walking...
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    116 Years ago in North Carolina?

    Just wanted to mark the Anniversary of Wilbur and Orville's little aviation effort there at Kill Devil Hills, a scant 4 miles from the town of Kitty Hawk, NC.

    Good Onya Mates!
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    " Is it: Speed, Range, Endurance, Useful Load,...

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    Is it: Speed, Range, Endurance, Useful Load, Number of Seats, Cargo Volume, Comfort, Reliability, or Avionics?? Or is just a state of mind of the pilot/owner?"

    I would have to say....Yes.
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    Mikey, Stella, Pappa Joe and the rest of the gang...

    Mikey, Stella, Pappa Joe and the rest of the gang are a hoot. Plane Savers is one of my guilty pleasures. lol
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    " so where do I start?" The glib answer would...

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    so where do I start?"

    The glib answer would of course be - "With a dump-truck full of money."
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    We've all heard that we need to Remember the...

    We've all heard that we need to Remember the Alamo - heard it since I was a tot. But to save my life of now 70 years were it not for Google I could not have told you the siege took place 2/23 -...
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    The FIRST hijacking? Would you believe 1919? ...

    The FIRST hijacking? Would you believe 1919?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_aircraft_hijackings
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    ' Randy, I heard that they might have shuttles...

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    Randy, I heard that they might have shuttles at Oshk'

    What's this you say? Shuttles? Trams? Now THAT is something I'll have to investigate!

    LOL
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    Thanks, SOS is listed with a pic on Google Earth...

    Thanks, SOS is listed with a pic on Google Earth too. Yep....WAY too far for me to schlepp just to drink a beer in Wisconsin - LOL
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    A 2012 EAA article mentions that he and his wife...

    A 2012 EAA article mentions that he and his wife live in Wichita, KS.

    http://eaavintage.org/meet-jack-pelton-eaa-chairman-of-the-board/

    I don't personally feel that where a CEO lives in...
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    Ah, that explains my ignorance - I always come...

    Ah, that explains my ignorance - I always come and go via my SUV using Waupun Rd and Knapp St. Not worth that much walking on my bum arthritic knees for a beer- lol

    On topic, I do agree it is a...
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    So....where IS this SOS thing anyway? Perhaps...

    So....where IS this SOS thing anyway? Perhaps I've driven past the place without it ever registering, but I dunno.
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