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    Not so. I have an email from EAA clarifying that...

    Not so. I have an email from EAA clarifying that it only applies to the electric/water sites.

    Cary
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    They're not "handed out". They're available to...

    They're not "handed out". They're available to rent.

    I like The Claw. It has held in a 52 knot storm.

    Cary
  3. Thread: What's today?

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    I remember it, because itís my youngest...

    I remember it, because itís my youngest Grandkiddyís birthday. We had to postpone the special ďthingĒ we do: when the grandkiddies turn 5, they get to fly Grampaís airplane. But it was too windy on...
  4. Thread: AirVenture 2018

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    Glamping is good! :) Cary

    Glamping is good! :)

    Cary
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    Thatís the one area I havenít camped in. But Iíve...

    Thatís the one area I havenít camped in. But Iíve seen some pretty big camps beside some pretty small airplanes in the other areas, and the universal answer seems to be UPS, except for some folks I...
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    Uh, FWIW, I camp with my 63 P172D in a stand up 4...

    Uh, FWIW, I camp with my 63 P172D in a stand up 4 person tent, on a cot with a nice thick Thermarest mattress. I have tables and chairs and coolers and stoves. I also bring an extra cot and mattress...
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    If camping is one of your options, why not just...

    If camping is one of your options, why not just plan that from the get-go, and camp with your airplane? It’s a great experience, camping with fellow aviation nuts, making new friends, seeing old...
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    This is getting offensive! :) But truthfully,...

    This is getting offensive! :)

    But truthfully, the whole concept of "I'm offended because of something your grandfather or great grandmother did" has become ridiculous. Twisting words, blaming this...
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    I didn't see that article, but I've just started...

    I didn't see that article, but I've just started doing some re-labeling on my airplane, using a 160 Dymo thermal label maker, which I picked up on Amazon for $11. They're coming out pretty neat, for...
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    Looks to me as if some here would like to...

    Looks to me as if some here would like to re-write history, and others don't care, and others are somewhere in between. I recall a similar argument (not discussion, but argument) on another forum...
  11. Just being a "good pilot" isn't what Glenn means,...

    Just being a "good pilot" isn't what Glenn means, when he says to get a higher level of experience. What he means, and what I agree with, is that by stretching your limits with a flight instructor...
  12. Thread: Cigar Lighter

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    I have had the static issue, primarily on my #2...

    I have had the static issue, primarily on my #2 navcom, for quite some time. On some frequencies it was more than just annoying. I have 3 devices that use USB ports and 3 that use cigarette lighter...
  13. Thread: Cigar Lighter

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    When I had mine done, it was at the same time...

    When I had mine done, it was at the same time that I had some major electrical upgrades done, converting from a generator to an alternator, and from fuses to circuit breakers. I had an avionics...
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    I don't hear any actual voice, but I've certainly...

    I don't hear any actual voice, but I've certainly cancelled a few times, even after driving all the way to the hangar (it's 32 miles one way, takes about 50 minutes). Sometimes it's because the...
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    Interesting--I've never had a song or particular...

    Interesting--I've never had a song or particular music that prepped me for flying. I almost always have tunes going in the car, but they're usually the easy listening XM channels, occasionally jazz,...
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    I still keep my aluminum pocket-sized E6b that I...

    I still keep my aluminum pocket-sized E6b that I bought almost 45 years ago, more as a keepsake than anything. Once in a blue moon I'll take it out and see if I can still do something on it, but I...
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    We stayed overnight at Livingston just a few...

    We stayed overnight at Livingston just a few years back, in a little motel that was sort of log-cabinish--clean, pleasant, owned by an older couple--she was quite the photographer. Nice little town....
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    This isn't quite what you asked, but I'd...

    This isn't quite what you asked, but I'd seriously consider deciding generally where in the country you want to live, and then see if there's an appropriate school nearby. While it's true that some...
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    If you fly to KJAC, Jackson, WY, you will land...

    If you fly to KJAC, Jackson, WY, you will land inside Grand Teton National Park. Of course, until airport management does something about it, you'll also use one of the least GA friendly FBOs...
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    I can't say I've been over Corona hundreds of...

    I can't say I've been over Corona hundreds of times--maybe a dozen or so--and I agree that it's a safe way or I wouldn't fly it--but not on an overcast night. I don't think that was his route, based...
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    Sunlight is an AWOS, part of the Colorado...

    Sunlight is an AWOS, part of the Colorado mountain AWOS system operated by the Colorado DOT. Its tower is at 10,697’ MSL.

    Good guess that the pilot took much of his training in the Cirrus, as the...
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    Some more details: the pilot received his private...

    Some more details: the pilot received his private certificate 6 months ago, so he was very inexperienced. He was working on his IR but didn't have it yet. He took the Colorado Pilots Mountain Flying...
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    There's nothing much "real" about "reality"...

    There's nothing much "real" about "reality" shows, whether it has to do with the Kardashians, ice road truckers, "survivors" (whether clothed or naked), airplanes, Alaskan bush people, or the "real"...
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    Why do you want this? Are you wanting to track...

    Why do you want this? Are you wanting to track where you fly? Or what? The tracker you've linked to is for tracking where it is, so that you'd attach it to your wife's car, or in your kids'...
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    Here's another quick story about that Spit: I was...

    Here's another quick story about that Spit: I was at my mechanic's hangar at 3V5, the old Fort Collins Downtown airport. He routinely had his radio tuned to the CTAF, so we heard the Spit pilot...
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