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    I was in training at FlightSafety for a regional...

    I was in training at FlightSafety for a regional airline on 9/11. The next day was the training on hijacking. We were shown a film done by American Airlines which was a Pee-Wee's Playhouse style...
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    Chiming in for no particular reason than a...

    Chiming in for no particular reason than a concern for individual liberty and appreciation for our Association.
    1. I have never been to SOS brothers, but from what I have heard , I think that their...
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    Now this is getting fun. If the original poster...

    Now this is getting fun. If the original poster wants something 4 engined and warbird-like, there is the 1/3 scale B-17 that came to AirVenture year before last!
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    Has anyone noticed that the original poster has...

    Has anyone noticed that the original poster has not come back to clarify the question. Hey we been trolled?
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    From the Isaeli Air Force homepage: "The IAF...

    From the Isaeli Air Force homepage: "The IAF performed its first sortie on May 29th 1948, and helped bring an Egyptian advance near Ashdod to a halt using four Czechoslovakian Messerschmitt planes."
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    Bill, I was taught a long time ago that...

    Bill,

    I was taught a long time ago that "hamburger is hamburger, it doesn't matter how you wrap it." There is the story that King Hussein once outflew two (I think Syrian) Mig 17's while flying a...
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    Ron is technically correct. All aviation operates...

    Ron is technically correct. All aviation operates under the authority of the FAA (hence its name.) However, I am not sure that what you wrote is what you want to know. Can you be a bit more specific?
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    I was curious about the 109, since I knew the IAF...

    I was curious about the 109, since I knew the IAF flew Czech built 109's called S-199. They were essentially Me-109K's with a Junkers Jumo engine as in the He111 and the same prop as the Heinkel. It...
  9. Thread: WoA Wings

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    I heard from Kristin yesterday and I was able to...

    I heard from Kristin yesterday and I was able to place a replacement order through her today. The best address for reaching her seems to be warbirds@eaa.org
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    That is a familiar name. Thank you!

    That is a familiar name. Thank you!
  11. That was CGI? Awesome!

    That was CGI? Awesome!
  12. Thread: WoA Wings

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    WoA Wings

    Well, I guess my Warbirds of America name plate with WoA wings fell out of my pocket and the puppies found it. (I guess it fell out of my pocket, in any case my 8 1/2 month old, teething, Rottweiler...
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    I liked both Flyboys and the Red Baron. They flow...

    I liked both Flyboys and the Red Baron. They flow into the category of “faction.” Somewhere between fact and fiction. Flyboys is more “historical fiction”. Red Baron is something else as it is about...
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    What an adventure! Bonne chance! Or would "bon...

    What an adventure! Bonne chance! Or would "bon courage" be more appropriate for this endeavor? If you can get through all of the hurdles, legal and physical, let us know when you expect to arrive at...
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    Ron, I think you are probably on target there....

    Ron, I think you are probably on target there. When people ask why my plane (O-2A) doesn't have spinners while the civilian 337 (and O-2B) do, I say that when operating in remote locations, on...
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    Virginia aviation license plate with my N number....

    Virginia aviation license plate with my N number. I figured it was the only way I would ever remember my license plate number. Now if I could just convince Virginia to let me use my pilot certificate...
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    I may have misinterpreted your intent. If so, I...

    I may have misinterpreted your intent. If so, I apologize.

    The "Living History Flight Experience" exemption allows carrying paying passengers on a Part 91 flight, in an airplane 50 years or more...
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    Nothing in life is "safe." Everything carries...

    Nothing in life is "safe." Everything carries risk. This is particularly true regarding flying -- flying anything. But we seem to live in a society that is risk averse about a great many things. The...
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    I am glad this thread came back to life. I...

    I am glad this thread came back to life. I mentioned before using certain films for leadership training. The High and Mighty, a favorite among some here, is also THE classic training film for "Crew...
  20. Thread: VMC

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    The two discussions here are not unrelated. The...

    The two discussions here are not unrelated. The VMC club is supposed to discuss issues that primarily affect flying by VFR pilots (pilots flying under VFR, regardless of their ratings.) Now, the...
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    Although I agree that the question seems...

    Although I agree that the question seems ridiculous enough for us to joke about it, it is not itself a joke.

    Well meaning parents have been bombarded with stories of teachers, clergy,...
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    Well, it didn't say where on the grounds the dogs...

    Well, it didn't say where on the grounds the dogs were. Two of the dogs had service dog markings, but I would certainly ask the two allowed questions about them.
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    I have no problem answering any of those...

    I have no problem answering any of those questions, and I have had them all asked of me.
    -- I will admit to not being able to keep up with my teenage sons in a sprint anymore. Several decades of...
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    Experimental Armor Association...now THAT would...

    Experimental Armor Association...now THAT would be fun -- having done quite a bit of that. Also remember that North American Aviation was the Aviation Division of General Motors! SAAB always...
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