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  1. Yes, but that was from the OUTGOING ...

    Yes, but that was from the OUTGOING Administrator. I will feel a lot better when I hear it from the INCOMING Administrator. Especially since Dickson had already been confirmed when Elwell made that...
  2. I think the calls for improving the campground to...

    I think the calls for improving the campground to the point of being unaffected by this kind of storm would be way past the point of diminishing returns. I've only missed 1 AirVenture since '83,...
  3. Thread: Kit advice

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    You might check and see if there is a Jr. College...

    You might check and see if there is a Jr. College in your area that has a welding class you could take a couple of evenings a week.

    Dave
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    I don't like the new format at all. I could...

    I don't like the new format at all. I could usually spring for $20 or $30 for sweepstakes tickets, but not $100. They're advertising that the chances are better with the limited number of tickets,...
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    Wrongway, that is what we have been asking for....

    Wrongway, that is what we have been asking for. Yes, the smart phone app can access the AirVenture Master Schedule, and the "My Itinerary" could be built on the phone, it's just that it is so much...
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    I just logged in with my laptop, and all the...

    I just logged in with my laptop, and all the stuff I had put into My Itinerary with my desktop were there, so the PCs are syncing through the user account. Maybe they should just get the app to sign...
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    I'm not positive, but I believe I had read that...

    I'm not positive, but I believe I had read that they were going to make a few test stops with it this year, to get a feel for what it will take to tour that plane, and it will be on a regular...
  8. No, the mosquito is the state bird of Illinois. ...

    No, the mosquito is the state bird of Illinois.

    7907
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    I've only missed one Airventure in Camp Scholler...

    I've only missed one Airventure in Camp Scholler since '84, and I've never had a problem, but once in a great while you do hear an occasional story. As mentioned in previous posts, don't leave out...
  10. Thread: New Maps

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    In the upper left corner of that on-line viewer...

    In the upper left corner of that on-line viewer is an arrow pointing down, it is a download button. Click on it to download a PDF. With the size of the screen on my laptop and the thickness of my...
  11. Thread: New Maps

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    4 weeks from opening day, and last year's maps...

    4 weeks from opening day, and last year's maps are still posted. I saw in an earlier post that the 2-19 app was released, and one of the highlights of in the promo for it is "interactive maps" so I...
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    If you're using Windows 10, one of the recent...

    If you're using Windows 10, one of the recent "updates" includes a screen capture utility called "Snip & Sketch" which has several options for capturing and saving screen images, and I have found it...
  13. Thread: New Maps

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    New Maps

    Anybody got any idea when the new Grounds and Scholler maps will show up on the website? Last year's maps were dated 5-17-18, (or at least that's the date used in the filename) so I would have hoped...
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    Don't give them any ideas! Dave

    Don't give them any ideas!

    Dave
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    Off the topic of the concerts, but I see another...

    Off the topic of the concerts, but I see another update that needs updated. According to a February 28 news release "Fly-In Theater Lineup Extended", they have added movies on the Saturday and Sunday...
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    I don't believe there are any motorhome areas as...

    I don't believe there are any motorhome areas as such, just 24 hour generator areas. The only place I know of that tents are not allowed is in the new "improved" areas with the electric and water...
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    I tried that already, the shop said it was too...

    I tried that already, the shop said it was too toasted to repair. The problem was that they could also not get me another motor like it any more, it was a 5 hp motor built on the frame for a 7.5 hp....
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    In about 1959 or '61, (don't remember the exact...

    In about 1959 or '61, (don't remember the exact year, but I was in 2nd or 3rd grade, and I graduated H.S. on '70.) my Dad bought a reman Quincy, 2 stage, 60 or 80 gal, 5 hp, and it was still running...
  19. Thread: Blinp ?

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    I was under the impression that the new ships...

    I was under the impression that the new ships were actually Zeppelins.
    I don't know if it is true, but I heard years ago that the term blimp came from the designation of a "Class B Limp Airship."
  20. Thread: Blinp ?

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    . When the Blimp has been at Airventure in the...

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    When the Blimp has been at Airventure in the past, it did operate out of Pioneer, and just did fly-bys over Wittman
  21. Back in high school, (in the 60's) I had a Cox...

    Back in high school, (in the 60's) I had a Cox .049 powered Ford GT40 control line model. As I recall, it didn't fly very well,but it did get airborne pretty quick on its first "taxi."
    Dave
  22. I just recently found a Cox .049 powered P-40 on...

    I just recently found a Cox .049 powered P-40 on the top shelf of a closet I was cleaning out that I had forgotten was there. I barely remember buying it at a local discount department store that was...
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    Bob, Yes, it's legit. Several years ago EAA...

    Bob,

    Yes, it's legit. Several years ago EAA started providing the chapters with free websites. The addresses are <chapter-number>.eaachapter.org, so yours would be 78.eaachapter.org. They are...
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    A buddy of mine came up several days after I had...

    A buddy of mine came up several days after I had the camper set up this year, and that's where he left his car while he stayed in my camper for most of the week. He didn't say how much it cost, or...
  25. Thread: Oshkosh 2019.

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    As I recall, it was scheduled to come a few years...

    As I recall, it was scheduled to come a few years ago, but the payload they were bringing over cancelled and they couldn't afford to feed those 6 engines for the trip without paying cargo.
    Dave
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