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    I had totally forgotten about this... remember it...

    I had totally forgotten about this... remember it being on TV when I was small. Thanks for sharing, I will be watching these episodes.
  2. Congratulations Ron and best wishes on a...

    Congratulations Ron and best wishes on a well-earned retirement!
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    Jeff Simon is the guy behind SocialFlight, you...

    Jeff Simon is the guy behind SocialFlight, you might try contacting him through that website
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    Jimmy Buffett asked for $1.5 million to play...

    Jimmy Buffett asked for $1.5 million to play opening day, which included a $500,000 discount on his regular price of $2 million...
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    JFK's "we choose to go to the moon" speech is a...

    JFK's "we choose to go to the moon" speech is a decent encapsulation of the EAA spirit. He was a womanizer too.

    (BTW John Kerry has a low EAA number issued in the late 60s.)
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    The Pilot's Guide to Taxes...

    The Pilot's Guide to Taxes should be a helpful resource for you.
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    Excellent post Frank.

    Excellent post Frank.
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    2978 EAA may not have invented the term, but...

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    EAA may not have invented the term, but certainly played a huge part in popularizing it. "Fly-in" was part of the EAA lexicon from Day One (the attached clipping is from the very first...
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    Students of the history and culture of EAA will...

    Students of the history and culture of EAA will find "This is EAA" by Duane Cole to be an interesting read, covers the first 20 years. An eye-opener for me was learning how the hardcore...
  10. First flight of the Sirocket - jet ultralight

    http://www.lightaircraftassociation.co.uk/2011/Home%20Page/twin_turbine.html
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    The whole archive of Light Plane World /...

    The whole archive of Light Plane World / Experimenter / Sport Pilot has been scanned to PDF and OCRd. We are wrestling with the final step of getting them online.
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    10 Aircraft That Changed the World? (Things like...

    10 Aircraft That Changed the World? (Things like the Wright Flyer, Spirit of St Louis, DC-3, P-51, Boeing 747). The Future of Aviation?
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    What Goes Up Might Come Down

    Very funny after-dinner speech made by a British air traffic controller, David Gunson, about 30 years ago. It's about 50 minutes long but worth sticking with.
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  14. Spitfire gun fired after 70 years in peat bog

    Amazing

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15660438
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    Hmmm, interesting question. I can't immediately...

    Hmmm, interesting question. I can't immediately think of any kits that meet your requirements.

    How about a Boredom Fighter? Not a kit but has a great WWI feel and an active builder & support...
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    Hang in there Larry. A similar thing happened to...

    Hang in there Larry. A similar thing happened to me - soloed and then an accident to my instruction plane left me high & dry. It took over 2 years to finish my PPL. What got me across the finish...
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    is there an emoticon for "swells with pride" ?!!!

    is there an emoticon for "swells with pride" ?!!!
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    "Had a stop at Mojave, but it was just after 5pm...

    "Had a stop at Mojave, but it was just after 5pm and the airport was a virtual ghost town. Not a soul in sight! Very odd and a bit eery."I think that's a pretty good description of Mojave at all...
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    Great article, thanks for sharing!

    Great article, thanks for sharing!
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    Here's a link to the 2011 schedule ...

    Here's a link to the 2011 schedule



    http://www.airventure.org/planning/appletonshuttle_EAA2011.pdf
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    Appleton is the closest airport, 25 minute drive....

    Appleton is the closest airport, 25 minute drive. Milwaukee is not a bad option, 90 minute straightforward drive. Chicago o' Hare is 3 hours.
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    Here's a website that can give you some...

    Here's a website that can give you some hope:http://thevintageaviator.co.nz/projects/oberursel-engine/oberursel-ur-ii-rotary-engine-build-history If it's possible to build a WW1 rotary from scratch,...
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    Scottish Aviation Bulldog

    Is anyone out there operating a Scottish Aviation Bulldog? I am helping a friend of mine who has acquired one and wants to import it to the USA. Would be great to speak to someone who has gone...
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    Thanks for sharing Jeff. That will be a really...

    Thanks for sharing Jeff. That will be a really useful planning tool!
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    Yes, Experimental Exhibition with a generous set...

    Yes, Experimental Exhibition with a generous set of operating limitations. The reason is not the Reed Conversion (which followed the STC as far as I can see) but the non-standard engine installation.
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