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    If the FAA has the catch all "91.13 (a) Careless...

    If the FAA has the catch all "91.13 (a) Careless or reckless operation" that can be used in almost any circumstance. I don't think they would have a problem making a case against a pilot that flies...
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    This is another wing storage option, especially...

    This is another wing storage option, especially for those that find themselves working on their plane more than watching TV.


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    From a sellers point of view, "non-refundable...

    From a sellers point of view, "non-refundable deposit" is pretty clear. It's not the sellers fault the buyer was not able to get financing. $5000 is a pretty big deposit. Normally earnest money on a...
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    You might try Lexan (polycarbonate). The thin...

    You might try Lexan (polycarbonate). The thin stuff, .030" , is very flexible and easier to cut and drill than plex. No molds, no oven needed. You can buy it locally or order it from companies like...
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    Check out "The History Guy" on Youtube. He...

    Check out "The History Guy" on Youtube. He produces 10 to 15 minute videos of various historical subjects including several dozen aviation related videos. All of his videos are well done, he's a...
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    Fraction Calculator Ap

    This may be old news to many of you but I just came across a great Fraction Calculator Ap. My math skills are not great but I am pretty efficient at calculating fractions. Something I used a lot when...
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    Here's a link to a Youtube video that discusses...

    Here's a link to a Youtube video that discusses advantages/disadvantages of backpacking tents, tarps, bivy sacks and hammocks.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P5yypHZ-5A

    For the type of...
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    If you want to eat hot food or drinks your going...

    If you want to eat hot food or drinks your going to need something to cook with. You can spend $150 on a multi-fuel stove so you can burn auto fuel or Avgas but for just a few overnight trips you...
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    8186 My Just Highlander on a nice little strip...

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    My Just Highlander on a nice little strip on the Kahiltna River. In the background on the right is Denali (20,320'), on the left Mt Foraker (19,400'). The strip is about 500' MSL.


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    If you do a Google search for "Buying a used...

    If you do a Google search for "Buying a used homebuilt" you will get multiple links to magazine articles, forum posts, ect. Lots of information there, you will have to decide what is useful and what...
  11. Thread: Prep for IPC

    by Tralika
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    Wings lists a free IPC Review Guide course,...

    Wings lists a free IPC Review Guide course, ALC-38: Instrument Proficiency Check Review Guide.

    https://www.faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/course_content.aspx?pf=1&preview=true&cID=38

    Gleim and...
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    I bought one of these Terapumps from Amazon last...

    I bought one of these Terapumps from Amazon last year. I used it for about 70 hours of flight time on my plane (5-6 gph) and it still works fine. It lift's the fuel from the ground to the tank in the...
  13. The atmospheric conditions that are most likely...

    The atmospheric conditions that are most likely to promote carb ice are temp 25-65f and humidity 65-100%. Keep in mind that it's not just a matter of the cool air/venturi, it's also the fuel being...
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    I wouldn't bother buying the anchors that look...

    I wouldn't bother buying the anchors that look like an oversized cork screw. They are OK for a light lateral load like tying down your dog, but they will pull right out under a vertical load created...
  15. I have a Dremel Multi Max tool, it's pretty handy...

    I have a Dremel Multi Max tool, it's pretty handy for lots of applications but I don't remember any blades with a 90 degree angle. Most of the blades are not very long so if you did bend one I'm...
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    Here's a link to the FAA website with the current...

    Here's a link to the FAA website with the current status for filing flight plans. Basically it says you can still use the standard Flight Plan format for domestic flights but you must use the ICAO...
  17. This FAA Advisory Circular is pretty wordy but it...

    This FAA Advisory Circular is pretty wordy but it has all the pertinent information about Amateur Built Experimental Aircraft. Good luck with your build.
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    There are a couple of instructional videos on...

    There are a couple of instructional videos on Youtube. Not the same as having the manual but not bad. Here's a link to one of them.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbvC20obbbI
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    http://www.avgrafix.com/ I used this company...

    http://www.avgrafix.com/

    I used this company to make the custom vinyl strips for my Highlander. As you can see in the photo it's a very simple design but the company also makes full stripe kits...
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    Sun N Fun is a lot like Oshkosh only smaller....

    Sun N Fun is a lot like Oshkosh only smaller. I've been to Oshkosh once. I flew a Beaver from Alaska to the show, worked the display for the week, then flew the Beaver back to Alaska. I had a great...
  21. Thread: EASA Basic IFR

    by Tralika
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    I'm a CFII so maybe I'm not the most objective...

    I'm a CFII so maybe I'm not the most objective guy on this thread. That said, I have a question for the proponents of Basic IFR/IFR Lite idea. What instrument skills, knowledge and proficiency...
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    Have you spoken to the folks at your local flight...

    Have you spoken to the folks at your local flight school? They may not offer Sport Pilot training because the company does not own a plane the meets the sport pilot criteria. That doesn't mean they...
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    I did not say there was a "need" for a student to...

    I did not say there was a "need" for a student to take 60 hours to get a PP Certificate. I said that was about the average time it takes. There are lots of reasons it ends up taking longer. Such as;...
  24. If it were my money, I would assume it was in BAD...

    If it were my money, I would assume it was in BAD condition until proven otherwise. I would negotiate a price with the seller based on any known deficiencies. Then I would get a thorough inspection...
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    I was there on Saturday, it was COOL and breezy....

    I was there on Saturday, it was COOL and breezy. I went to a forum/workshop that started an noon. Turned out that's when the airshow started so even with an microphone and amp it was just about...
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