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  1. Thread: Vintage ???

    by FlyingRon
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    There's an area up in the first few rows of...

    There's an area up in the first few rows of Vintage (just south of the green-roofed communications building) that's reserved for special exhibits, past grand champions, and a few planes that looked...
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    There's not a "rule" in that it's codified by...

    There's not a "rule" in that it's codified by regulation, but it's the guidance the FAA uses to "approve" kit construction. Some of the kit manufacturers were pretty slick on bending the 51% rule...
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    Actually, if you are counting bodies, Sturgis is...

    Actually, if you are counting bodies, Sturgis is about the same size. If you're counting vehicles, it's thirty times the size of "The EAA" event.|

    COVID's hitting Sturgis attendance however. ...
  4. Thread: Vintage ???

    by FlyingRon
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    longislandairpark.org NC26 Mine is the sort...

    longislandairpark.org NC26 Mine is the sort of Frank Lloyd Wright looking place built right on the runway at midfield.
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    Note that it's not 51% of the time to build the...

    Note that it's not 51% of the time to build the thing, it's 51% of the tasks. And note that the Rans approval is already predicated on some percentage of the tasks were already done, so you can't...
  6. Thread: Vintage ???

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    150's are fun. You can pretty much throw them...

    150's are fun. You can pretty much throw them around like you want. It's 85 miles up here from CDN if you want to swing by some time. Our airport fly-in is still scheduled (modulo COVID-related...
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    The 51% "rule" doesn't only says that ONE PERSON...

    The 51% "rule" doesn't only says that ONE PERSON has to build 51% of the aircraft, just that "amateur builders" (i.e., not the kit manufacturer) perform 51% of the tasks. But your issue (if I...
  8. Thread: Vintage ???

    by FlyingRon
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    I've been volunteering parking airplanes in...

    I've been volunteering parking airplanes in Vintage for the past 22 years. We welcome anybody with a plane that is old enough. You're not going to win an award, but you are certainly welcome to...
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    The Hawaiian shirt thing comes from the fact that...

    The Hawaiian shirt thing comes from the fact that for years one of our senior volunteers, Orlo Ellison, only wore such shirts at the show. The various chairs passed the word that on the Friday of...
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  11. http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~det/phy2060/heavyboots.ht...

    http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~det/phy2060/heavyboots.html
  12. I remember Walter Kronkite relaying information...

    I remember Walter Kronkite relaying information on how to take pictures off your TV screen in the lead up to the landing. I used to follow that stuff pretty closely. My grandfather, a TV...
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    He does have that resemblance. You did note the...

    He does have that resemblance. You did note the little "viruses" stuck to the top of the bottles?

    In other news, I got my Oshkosh 2020 Volunteer hat yesterday.
  14. The museum didn't want your Playboys?

    The museum didn't want your Playboys?
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    I've found it. I was right, one of your styles...

    I've found it. I was right, one of your styles is different. You appear to have changed the name of the image in the EAA BLUE style, but if you're using the vBulletin default styling, you're...
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    It works for me with edge, but I'm using the new...

    It works for me with edge, but I'm using the new (chrome-based) edge. Even with the old big-E internet explorer it works.

    Looking at the html output it looks as if it might be a template...
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    That would be hard to do with vBulletin. It...

    That would be hard to do with vBulletin. It doesn't allow multiple servers.
    Can you PM me the output of "View Page Source" for one of the broken pages.

    There's a tapatalk hook just above...
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    Virtual Oshkosh

    Well we had our own little virtual Oshkosh here at Long Island Airpark. Several events, well socially distanced (some barbecue, a raft-up on the lake here, etc...). The first arrival was a...
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    What page are you looking at where this image is...

    What page are you looking at where this image is trying to be loaded? All the pages I load use "http://spirit.eaa.org/images/eaaforum_logo.png"
  20. Thread: Simventure

    by FlyingRon
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    We were too busy having our own mini-Oshkosh...

    We were too busy having our own mini-Oshkosh here. Here's our flight line refugees:


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    I've got airplanes here, and helicopters. Had a...

    I've got airplanes here, and helicopters. Had a Hiller and an R44 shoot past the house today.
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    Is that with taxes, dealer prep, etc...?

    Is that with taxes, dealer prep, etc...?
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    I think the rooms have been running me around...

    I think the rooms have been running me around $145 the past few years after the show was over.
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    Negative, Ghostrider. The pattern is full.

    Negative, Ghostrider. The pattern is full.
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    Well, they tower is likely going to turn them...

    Well, they tower is likely going to turn them away. The "mass arrivals" are based on a specific FAA waiver which almost certainly is going to be rescinded (if it ever was offered).
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