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    The outback 40 at Scholler has its perks! Near...

    The outback 40 at Scholler has its perks! Near 8th and Elm! Stop in!!
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    Right now nothing is going N. of Chi Town. It's...

    Right now nothing is going N. of Chi Town. It's all going NE at that point.
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    Thanks for the report Chris!

    Thanks for the report Chris!
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    If anyone is set up in the campground, what's the...

    If anyone is set up in the campground, what's the current Camp Scholler FICON report??
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    Might want to check with the FSDO to ascertain if...

    Might want to check with the FSDO to ascertain if experience with auto conversions will count toward the 18 months practical experience for a mechanic certificate w/ powerplant rating. Just having...
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    yes, that happens. Pressure washing helps.

    yes, that happens. Pressure washing helps.
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    I think it provides more accurate numbers in...

    I think it provides more accurate numbers in general. I've know of planes that have been gone for many years but they still showed active on the registry. Now they have been purged and the registered...
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    It depends on what kind of structure, what kind...

    It depends on what kind of structure, what kind of crud and what degree of disassembly you're willing to undertake to remove the crud.
  9. I've always been middle class guy, I've owned 5...

    I've always been middle class guy, I've owned 5 airplanes so far but I would have never been able to do it the way you are suggesting. While you can buy a ~$25k airplane today, you can also spend...
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    There used to be an enterprising kid with a mower...

    There used to be an enterprising kid with a mower that would do it for you but I see the new campground "guidelines" put the kibosh on that.
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    There is a company called Oilmatic that developed...

    There is a company called Oilmatic that developed a pre-oiler for a number of GA airplanes. Turn on an electric switch, electric motor circulates oil, oil pressure indicates in the green then you...
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    It is true according to ...

    It is true according to https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Advisory_Circular/AC_45-2E.pdf if your plane meets eligibility requirements to display an NX number
  13. Carl, go a week early and pour a slab. Make it...

    Carl, go a week early and pour a slab. Make it wide enough for your neighbor ! ! ! You'll be a hit !
  14. Thread: Normandy

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    Wow RW, I'd wish I could have seen your entire...

    Wow RW, I'd wish I could have seen your entire presentation but the PDF was great! My dad landed in France a few days after the initial invasion. I can only imagine.
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    The Minimax was more or less designed around a...

    The Minimax was more or less designed around a Rotax 277 engine which has over 2x the displacement of your KTM engine. Remember the old quip attributed to Caroll Shelby? "There ain't no substitute...
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    That's the same rig I have, popup and quad cab...

    That's the same rig I have, popup and quad cab ram. I park my truck at the tongue end of the camper so I'll have room to hook up and pull out if I leave midweek. About 2 yrs ago, between my truck and...
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    I would just take it elsewhere. And before every...

    I would just take it elsewhere. And before every departure, announce to the on-field shop you are taking it elsewhere for maintenance.
  18. As in accident data? You can dig up back...

    As in accident data?

    You can dig up back issues of something like "Aviation Consumer" for a supposedly non-biased opinion of the AA-1 and C-150 then compare and draw you own conclusions.
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    "he got his pilot certificate. Then he purchased...

    "he got his pilot certificate. Then he purchased an experimental airplane ("exhibition", as I recall, not amateur-built). When the weather was poor, he would drive the products in his truck as...
  20. Can probably hawk it on ebay for $5.

    Can probably hawk it on ebay for $5.
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    Everyone is hearing about the "pilot shortage"...

    Everyone is hearing about the "pilot shortage" going on, it's nothing compared to the current A&P shortage in the US. A young kid that wants to work on airplanes can write his own ticket. There are...
  22. An what would one look for? A Fury bi-plane, a...

    An what would one look for? A Fury bi-plane, a Sea Fury, a Lopresti Fury (swift) a North America FJ-2/3 Fury, an LSA Storm RG Fury or C-FURY, a homebuilt from Canada?
  23. Simple advisory message. Like a pilot has to...

    Simple advisory message. Like a pilot has to brief a passenger of the experimental nature of the aircraft before taking off.

    No, not outdated at all.
  24. Write a clear and concise, make simple...

    Write a clear and concise, make simple declarative sentences, avoid pedantic -- oh sheesh I sound like my old english teacher....
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  25. I have heard FAA officials make incorrect...

    I have heard FAA officials make incorrect statements (sometimes in writing) many times over my 40 yrs in aviation.



    Sometimes people prefer to let sleeping dogs lie.

    I think most...
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