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    Hi David - I've flown 90 rescue flights for...

    Hi David -

    I've flown 90 rescue flights for PilotsNPaws and transported over 340 dogs and 22 cats in my 172E. I've never had an issue with an animal in the plane (its usually on the ground where...
  2. Individual Young Eagle Flights - Yes/No/Maybe ?

    Is anyone back to flying individual (vs rally) Young Eagle Flights? If so, what criteria are you using for a go/no-go decision?

    I regularly fly individual YE flights which I've put on hold for the...
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    WTB: Dynon DRX ADS-B Portable Receiver

    Looking to purchase a Dynon DRX ADS-B In portable receiver. If you have one around from an upgrade let me know - and thanks!
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    I wrote down a quote from Elon Musk during an...

    I wrote down a quote from Elon Musk during an interview last Wednesday (before the first launch was scrubbed due to weather):

    "We’re reigniting the dream of space. Anyone who has within them the...
  5. I will reach out again to Brian but it looks like...

    I will reach out again to Brian but it looks like we still have a problem with the YE Day website when logging individual YE Flights. Although the flights I documented in my first post from last...
  6. Jim - thanks for adding to this thread. I would...

    Jim - thanks for adding to this thread. I would encourage Chapter coordinators to reach out to their YE Pilot members who use the system for individual flights to check their records. Instinct...
  7. Missing YE Flight Credits from YoungEaglesDay.org

    Is anyone else missing YE credits for individual (ie non-rally event) flights registered through YEday.org?

    For clarity ... individual YE flights use a special URL as found under your Profile on...
  8. I've found a nest "hanging" from a rudder cable...

    I've found a nest "hanging" from a rudder cable in the tail and they do return to the same spot year after year. I once read mud dauber's did not like the smell of cedar ... I tried hanging a few...
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    Eric - if I understand things correctly,...

    Eric - if I understand things correctly, "individual pilots flying Young Eagles on their own simply need to do the training and background check, as the rest of the policy applies only to rally...
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    As much as it pains me to say so ... I completely...

    As much as it pains me to say so ... I completely support your position.

    I know a number of individuals that have supported the YE program and the EAA for more than a decade that are throwing in...
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    And that is your prerogative. It's not the...

    And that is your prerogative.

    It's not the awareness training many of us object to, but the notion that as YE Pilots we are trusted with these children's lives (taking anyone flying is a tall...
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    Perfectly said guys. It's ironic that parents...

    Perfectly said guys. It's ironic that parents trust us (pilots) to take their children up in an airplane and return them safely to the ground with no reservations ... a pretty tall order from a...
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    I'm with you, Cub Builder. Parents seem to have...

    I'm with you, Cub Builder. Parents seem to have no issue trusting us to take their children flying and return them safely to the ground. Is this "youth thing" even on their minds? It will be now....
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    Just curious ... Does the FAA run background...

    Just curious ...

    Does the FAA run background checks against these "lists" when you first apply for a rating? Or each time your FAA Medical is renewed? How about CFI's who (potentially) could spend...
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    Young Eagle parents (and the EAA) implicitly...

    Young Eagle parents (and the EAA) implicitly trust our flying skills as well as the aircraft we show up in for these flights. If this aspect of the program required additional scrutiny for the...
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