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  1. Sorry Bill, Someone is confusing the Equipment...

    Sorry Bill, Someone is confusing the Equipment List for W& B purposes vs the Minimum Equipment List that describes minimum equipment functionality required for flight. MELs are required for turbine...
  2. So that would be Part 91. There is no MEL for a...

    So that would be Part 91. There is no MEL for a PA28-140.
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    Know what you mean. Three summers ago I got...

    Know what you mean. Three summers ago I got tagged by some wild yellow parsnip while cleaning up some brush on my property just NW of KOSH. It too is photo activated and developed some really nasty...
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    Flying Ron, had never heard of this occurring, so...

    Flying Ron, had never heard of this occurring, so a couple of questions......

    Where did you sit directly on the grass? North 40, Camp Scholler, Antique Area, Flight Line, etc
    Did they state it...
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    What badly corroded wing...that was accident...

    What badly corroded wing...that was accident looking for a place to happen. Guess there was a reason for Cessna to start adding corrosion protection. Local flying club replaced its 172 wings at 10k...
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    Social media is just ways to get found. From my...

    Social media is just ways to get found. From my past experience it’s all about chapter dynamics. Surprisingly enough if the chapter is active the word gets out but social media helps. Be diverse...
  7. Don’t think it’s that sinister; at least I hope....

    Don’t think it’s that sinister; at least I hope. Unfortunately the FAA is in the knee jerk catchup mode to regulate the burgeoning drone industry. With help from the media the word drone has already...
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    Dana with your list and a tent one can easily...

    Dana with your list and a tent one can easily come in under 15 pounds. Camping in the southeast in the spring and summer.....definitely bug season. However if it doesn’t stop raining here in...
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    I agree with the OP, a buck, five, even ten was a...

    I agree with the OP, a buck, five, even ten was a easy way to contribute to EAA and a dream of maybe winning a plane. Who wouldn’t like that? 100 is just too big a chunk and it just adds another...
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    I agree with Larry. You have a couple of...

    I agree with Larry. You have a couple of challenges.

    First, shop for gear that is light weight and packable. Almost all stores and online sources cater to back packers for lightweight gear. ...
  11. I use understand your concern about the wing AD...

    I use understand your concern about the wing AD but I think you need to get some basic info. Some of which impacts the spar AD.........
    What year is this airframe?
    What is the AFTT?
    When was is...
  12. Are all TRACONs ADSB equipped?? There are about...

    Are all TRACONs ADSB equipped?? There are about 185 TRACONs. The last statistic I saw said about 100 were equipped. But that may be stale info.
  13. The chapter sells a set for $60, hours to take...

    The chapter sells a set for $60, hours to take home. That includes three stakes and straps. If you buy the rope type it’s $30 for the set with a $10 buy back.
  14. Flying under Special VFR conditions can be very...

    Flying under Special VFR conditions can be very demanding. PICs should understand the situation and it’s ramifications before requesting. Rotor heads tend to use SVFR more than fixed wing types. ...
  15. EAA Chapter 444 (Waupaca WI) sells tie downs in...

    EAA Chapter 444 (Waupaca WI) sells tie downs in the North 40 area. Support a chapter and buy your tie downs thru them. Thanks.
  16. I see derelict airplanes and think what a waste...

    I see derelict airplanes and think what a waste but you really need to stop and think about the financial and time commitment to rebuild it. We had a guy just give up on ironically a PA28 simply...
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    Marine atmospheres contain chlorides such as salt...

    Marine atmospheres contain chlorides such as salt particles or droplets of salt-saturated water. Since salt solutions are electrolytes, they corrosively attack aluminum and magnesium alloys. Some...
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    I don’t know Wes paper has its benefits.......

    I don’t know Wes paper has its benefits....
    Paper is neither an EMI source or victim.
    It folds up nicely to shield the sun.
    Keeps the peanut butter & jelly or mustard from dripping on my lap. ...
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    Well itís basically tough for us to assimilate...

    Well itís basically tough for us to assimilate new technologies. We are creatures of habit and want to insert our past experiences and expectations. The law of primacy states that which is learned...
  20. Don’t tell our friends in Oshkosh that. They’ve...

    Don’t tell our friends in Oshkosh that. They’ve got to get at least thru February & March and maybe even April before old man winter pulls out of the area.
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    FAA Registry System Is Broken

    This has been commented on before but I didnít realize just how broken the N-number reservation system has become. So just some observation in the form of questions.....

    Why are foreign entities...
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    Not just seasonal but a big swing in temperature;...

    Not just seasonal but a big swing in temperature; obviously warm to cold where the wood can contract. Note to self......Probably not a bad idea to record the temp and RH with each retorque. Just...
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    Kinda on the same line.... in the 60’s Howard...

    Kinda on the same line.... in the 60’s Howard Hughes bought a couple of Lockheed Jetstars. One of the acceptance pilots left a thermos bottle in the cockpit. HH would not let him open the...
  24. If you are a S-LSA I believe you have to park...

    If you are a S-LSA I believe you have to park with the general aviation types.
    If you’re an E-LSA you can go into the HBC camping area or go south to the UL/light sport area. You can camp there...
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    Let’s see to Dana”s point........ Cost to learn...

    Let’s see to Dana”s point........
    Cost to learn to drive a car $200-800 vs $8-12,000 for a private pilot license in the US.
    228 million drivers licenses issued vs 610,000 active pilots in the US....
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