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    Glad it's getting squared away. Scammers deserve...

    Glad it's getting squared away. Scammers deserve horse-dragging down the middle of Main St. Sadly if all these various scams -phone and e-mail - were not $$ productive, they would go away, but their...
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    As one with some level of color ineptitude...

    As one with some level of color ineptitude myself, I am lead to understand that there is NO cure/treatment for the condition. I will note that IF 100% color acuity IS a requirement for Air Traffic...
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    Merry ChristmaHannuKwanzMadonStice to all and...

    Merry ChristmaHannuKwanzMadonStice to all and peace, happiness, health and prosperity in the New Year.
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    " Heck, my Super Cub is cross-country capable! ...

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    Heck, my Super Cub is cross-country capable! Just need to be patient and enjoy the view! "

    As I often tell my tram passengers each year - 'Everywhere at AirVenture is within walking...
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    116 Years ago in North Carolina?

    Just wanted to mark the Anniversary of Wilbur and Orville's little aviation effort there at Kill Devil Hills, a scant 4 miles from the town of Kitty Hawk, NC.

    Good Onya Mates!
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    " Is it: Speed, Range, Endurance, Useful Load,...

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    Is it: Speed, Range, Endurance, Useful Load, Number of Seats, Cargo Volume, Comfort, Reliability, or Avionics?? Or is just a state of mind of the pilot/owner?"

    I would have to say....Yes.
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    Mikey, Stella, Pappa Joe and the rest of the gang...

    Mikey, Stella, Pappa Joe and the rest of the gang are a hoot. Plane Savers is one of my guilty pleasures. lol
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    " so where do I start?" The glib answer would...

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    so where do I start?"

    The glib answer would of course be - "With a dump-truck full of money."
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    We've all heard that we need to Remember the...

    We've all heard that we need to Remember the Alamo - heard it since I was a tot. But to save my life of now 70 years were it not for Google I could not have told you the siege took place 2/23 -...
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    The FIRST hijacking? Would you believe 1919? ...

    The FIRST hijacking? Would you believe 1919?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_aircraft_hijackings
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    ' Randy, I heard that they might have shuttles...

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    Randy, I heard that they might have shuttles at Oshk'

    What's this you say? Shuttles? Trams? Now THAT is something I'll have to investigate!

    LOL
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    Thanks, SOS is listed with a pic on Google Earth...

    Thanks, SOS is listed with a pic on Google Earth too. Yep....WAY too far for me to schlepp just to drink a beer in Wisconsin - LOL
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    A 2012 EAA article mentions that he and his wife...

    A 2012 EAA article mentions that he and his wife live in Wichita, KS.

    http://eaavintage.org/meet-jack-pelton-eaa-chairman-of-the-board/

    I don't personally feel that where a CEO lives in...
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    Ah, that explains my ignorance - I always come...

    Ah, that explains my ignorance - I always come and go via my SUV using Waupun Rd and Knapp St. Not worth that much walking on my bum arthritic knees for a beer- lol

    On topic, I do agree it is a...
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    So....where IS this SOS thing anyway? Perhaps...

    So....where IS this SOS thing anyway? Perhaps I've driven past the place without it ever registering, but I dunno.
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    Thanks for the lead. Quite the mark-down....

    Thanks for the lead. Quite the mark-down. Hopefully they will recover at least some of their costs should a buyer materialize.
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    A year later I'm wunderin' - it's no longer being...

    A year later I'm wunderin' - it's no longer being listed at Courtesy Aircraft - did someone buy the Bally Bomber?
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    Ever consider the ultralight airplane? After...

    Ever consider the ultralight airplane? After proper training of course but the FAA rules ARE pretty minimal? And they don't really require 'thousands' of a acres from which to safely operate.

    Why...
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    Followers of PlaneSavers - they saved a great...

    Followers of PlaneSavers - they saved a great Canadian WWII DC-3 over the winter and brought it to Oshkosh this year - realize this a fun youtube series led endeavor. This time they are...
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    Bend radius for the 4th wing spar is not to spec...

    Bend radius for the 4th wing spar is not to spec (too tight) for the thickness of the sheet material called out in the plans.
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    I confess!!! I've kept Amelia in a cage in my...

    I confess!!!

    I've kept Amelia in a cage in my basement right next to my living Sasquatch, both of them sitting on piles of treasure from Oak Island.

    I'm sorry - why? was somebody looking for...
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    I have been a joyous passenger in a 1928 Ford...

    I have been a joyous passenger in a 1928 Ford Tri-Motor twice now at AirVenture and would not hesitate for a second to climb onboard again. I haven't ridden in the Aluminum Overcast solely due to $$$...
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    Deepest symathies to the injured and the families...

    Deepest symathies to the injured and the families of those who lost their lives in this crash.
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    Most recent reporting says 7 dead. ...

    Most recent reporting says 7 dead.

    https://www.wfsb.com/news/people-killed-in-b--crash-at-bradley/article_d514bd24-e51d-11e9-b6ac-47e02ec67428.html
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    As your plans progress and the event draws...

    As your plans progress and the event draws nearer, please post your progress. Look forward to seeing you and your plane in Oshkosh in 2020. What a splendid adventure! Best wishes from Chicago.
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