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    Thanks, Brian Im on now posted a topic about the...

    Thanks, Brian Im on now posted a topic about the fly out we used to do to Lake Lawn. Looks like he site is broad and good
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    I think "play nice" is a good rule, but can have...

    I think "play nice" is a good rule, but can have different meanings to people. For me, just if I was running a forum, I would want to avoid personal insults. In other words, a serious even intense...
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    Floats, I have been to Club Med a number of times...

    Floats, I have been to Club Med a number of times in the past, but don't recall any "one rule" there. Maybe don't look down when you are climbing the tower to start on the trapeze, or avoid the free...
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    Brian, thanks I tried to register on the Pilot...

    Brian, thanks I tried to register on the Pilot Place and cant get it to go through. They said they sent me an email with directions to follow, but no email has come. On the site they say they welcome...
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    That is beautiful. $85,000 is a big number, but I...

    That is beautiful. $85,000 is a big number, but I wish I could go out to the airport and spend a half hour up sightseeing in a J 3 right now, today. It is a bit of magic, and that one even has the...
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    After aopa forum

    Many of you may have used the AOPA forum site which was cancelled. Have you tried to use the Hangar feature as a substitute on Aopa. I found in almost useless, not updated at all.
    Our EAA site is...
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    Looking up its spread, I find most often "by...

    Looking up its spread, I find most often "by coughing or sneezing", but can also be spread by contact, touching as for several references on internet. I don't think they would be emphasizing wearing...
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    Virus Outbreak and Airventure

    This coronavirus is scary stuff, for most of us its on the other side of the world, but it has really spread, there doesn't seem to be any sure cure and its often fatal.

    I was thinking of Oshkosh,...
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    Your daughter would likely enjoy the new Tami Jo...

    Your daughter would likely enjoy the new Tami Jo Schultz book, NERVES OF STEEL, by the former F-18 and Southwest Airline pilot, I did and you can read it in 2 days.
  10. One listed for sale for $21,500 and this is a...

    One listed for sale for $21,500 and this is a flying airplane, all the parts there together and radios and panel that work, engine that runs and can take you for a demo flight. But hey, mabye you can...
  11. Floats, I never wrote that a TAWS would have...

    Floats, I never wrote that a TAWS would have prevented this crash, once the pilot was determined to scud run in imc conditions. It might have, but my point is the helicopter should have all available...
  12. I am not a lawyer, my Son is, but I have studied...

    I am not a lawyer, my Son is, but I have studied relative law some. I would be glad to wager $50, that the helicopter company, will if sued pay a big settlement out of court, or lose any lawsuit that...
  13. For Mike and others, your idea that a ground...

    For Mike and others, your idea that a ground warning system or virtual vision would distract the pilot doesn't hold much logic. Many airplanes have a warning light for a stall ( my T-34A) or a...
  14. Kind of like in early WW I some German pilots...

    Kind of like in early WW I some German pilots were lost going down with their planes, even on fire, because the rigid and foolish idea, now long ago disproven that the pilots should not have...
  15. If I was going to fly that low in questionable...

    If I was going to fly that low in questionable visibility, I would certainly want to have any technology that might help. We are way past, at least 9 lives past, the point where any commercial...
  16. There is at least on proposal in Congress today,...

    There is at least on proposal in Congress today, by Rep Diane Deguet sp? I haven't read the actual wording, but it seems pretty sensible and straightforward, that commercial helicopters like the one...
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    Cold, too brrr cold

    This morning bout 630 a cold front has come through and with a vengance. It is minus - 24* C, which is minus -11 F. Its just bitter cold and was such a change, I skied on Sunday and other than a some...
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    I haven't had much exposure to glass cockpit...

    I haven't had much exposure to glass cockpit stuff. Im signed off in a Diamond, but really I just flew the plane didn't know what some of that hocus pocus was. I did use an early Garmin GPS, 250xl I...
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    Todd, never underestimate technology, and the...

    Todd, never underestimate technology, and the newer and more unneeded and unproven the cooler. In that vein I have got a deal for you. Its a new ap to count votes in a state election. Does it do...
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    Our aviatiion candidate?

    Is there such a thing this year as a consensus candidate representing aviation? If there is I don't really see it. I have gotten request from AOPA and others to donate to a PAC, just as before, but...
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    Chris Mayer there are now restricted areas around...

    Chris Mayer there are now restricted areas around DC more than in years past. Therefore all the techno stuff you have must be essential. It was some years ago but when I flew at Pax River Md Naval...
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    Sam, I have no doubt that the great new...

    Sam, I have no doubt that the great new technology will work perfectly for some people in some circumstances. And you would think the radio freqs would be right there on the screen as you come to an...
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    All my planes are good planes without needed...

    All my planes are good planes without needed technology by todays standards. They have the wing they need and the engine they need, the tech stuff would be an extra. Kind of like cars today, a new...
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    Ain't New Technogy Great, No It Ain't

    Our new airplanes follow the lead of cell phone makers, computer maker and tv makers as well as almost any other gadget you can think of. And in some cases it really seems like a step forward,though...
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    Is this a case of the prop manufacter using...

    Is this a case of the prop manufacter using "green" instead of seaoned wood? I have use two wooden props and never had any slack or slop when rechecking the torque on them. My Sensinich on the Cub is...
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