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    I've had N95's on in public since I got home from...

    I've had N95's on in public since I got home from Australia last March. It was pretty clear once you got around the political bull that the virus was transmitted by aerosolized droplets and the...
  2. No refunds, no backfilling either to my...

    No refunds, no backfilling either to my recollection.
  3. The hookup spots are booked online not by first...

    The hookup spots are booked online not by first come/first serve.

    If you don't have a reservation, the chances (well in most non-COVID years) are Zilch.
  4. I just used a local bank's trust department that...

    I just used a local bank's trust department that the broker had a relationship with. It was agreeable to the AOPA financing people (MNB/MBNA/NationsBank/BofA... same group whose bank keeps changing...
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    We had a (probably 19") B&W Zenith because my...

    We had a (probably 19") B&W Zenith because my grandfather was a TV repairman (among other jobs) and declared them the best. All VHF. Years later we got a "non-clicking" UHF version of the same...
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    Cool. I had a Fireball XL5 lunchbox in the...

    Cool. I had a Fireball XL5 lunchbox in the first grade.
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    It also very much depends on what the 337 is for....

    It also very much depends on what the 337 is for. Powerplant alterations/changes, for example, are very sticky to get regardless of what you have for approved data.
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    Some people contract it (and spread it) entirely...

    Some people contract it (and spread it) entirely without personal symptoms. Sort of a COVID Marys.
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    I suspect the prevelence of so-called...

    I suspect the prevelence of so-called "co-morbidities" is higher in the Oshkosh attendance than the population as a whole. We already know we lost one of Vintage's long time volunteer and had...
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    Doubtful. Even if Biden invokes the Defense...

    Doubtful. Even if Biden invokes the Defense Production Act, it will take time to ramp up. His other strategy was to release the allegedly stockpiled second dose reserve, but it turns out that...
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    It would be trivially easy and relatively cost...

    It would be trivially easy and relatively cost free to put security certificates here and get https working. I've set up both vBulletin sites and the better XenForo to do so. You don't even have...
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    I don't know but frankly the latest iOS and...

    I don't know but frankly the latest iOS and WatchOS software update was a disaster. I lost a days work because the thing was so screwed up that I head to reset the watch.
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    Something for next years night airshow

    Should be as much fun as the jet truck or that swarm of drones thing....


    https://twitter.com/i/status/1336354473191550981
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    So did you just ride around in the back of a city...

    So did you just ride around in the back of a city bus making bad jokes or what?
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    Come back at the end of May and we'll let you...

    Come back at the end of May and we'll let you know :)
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    I still have a GSM auto kicking around somewhere...

    I still have a GSM auto kicking around somewhere (unless I gave it away to someone). That was my second way of controlling my remote heater when I had the unheated hangar at CJR. It worked just...
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    I didn't used to get flu shots but my daughter...

    I didn't used to get flu shots but my daughter made it clear early on that we weren't going to be able to see the grandbabies without a flu shot and DPT. Fortunately, I had cut my hand a few months...
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    The flu vaccine isn't 100% for a couple of...

    The flu vaccine isn't 100% for a couple of reasons, namely that "flu" isn't one virus. Each year they give their best shot at what flu strains are going to be prevavlent and choose three or four to...
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    The online list only goes back to 2010. If you...

    The online list only goes back to 2010. If you are an EAA member you can dig through the old Sport Aviation (they have them going back to 1953) here: ...
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    Cautiously optimistic. It will take widespread...

    Cautiously optimistic. It will take widespread distribution of a vaccine. I think the "drop dead" date for the EAA making a decision was around mid-May this year. They may be able to improve...
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    Even though digital displays and solid state...

    Even though digital displays and solid state sensors have greatly increased the reliability and simplified somewhat the HSI, the various functions still exist and in some cases as separate units. ...
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    I may have missed it, but have you tried putting...

    I may have missed it, but have you tried putting it in free gyro mode (i.e., turn off the slaving). My KCS-55 periodically goes wonky and fails to bootup the magnetic heading. The heading flag...
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    Not me, but I know friends who fly with their...

    Not me, but I know friends who fly with their labs all the time. One liked it so much he was prone to get into other people's aircraft if you left them open. They make doggie hearing protectors...
  24. Isn't it good? Norwegian wood. There's also...

    Isn't it good? Norwegian wood.

    There's also the Tony Bingelis series and a book on Kitplane Construction by Ron somebody :)
  25. Thread: Lean of Peak

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    Possible. Certainly. Just pull the knob out....

    Possible. Certainly. Just pull the knob out.

    Is it possible to run it effectively lean of peak. The problem is that on a non-injected engine, its hard to get all the cylinders running at...
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