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  1. Not to mention Aeroshell Square is a thing of the...

    Not to mention Aeroshell Square is a thing of the past. Courtesy cars used to be provided by GM; now look how Ford has become so entrenched.
    Food services always is and has been a challenge for...
  2. Try stopping over in the Gurnee Mills area. ...

    Try stopping over in the Gurnee Mills area. It’s about 15 miles inside the Illinois state line. It’s a big shopping area with a number of hotels as it draws people down from Wisconsin.
    As you...
  3. The show has gotten so big it has become events...

    The show has gotten so big it has become events within events. Just accept you can’t be everywhere. If you have limited time pick the area you want to cover the most. I think you should walk...
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    Kinda late to this thread but.... Part 23...

    Kinda late to this thread but....
    Part 23 requirements do not translate into the EAB world.
    ”Approved” position lights per 91.205 only applies to aircraft CERTIFIED under Part 23 after 1996,...
  5. Camping at Fremont. We have a summer place just...

    Camping at Fremont. We have a summer place just NW of there. Plan on a 30-45 minute commute to Oshkosh (10 East to 45 to 41 South). Over the years I learned if you’re not at EAA by 0800 you’re...
  6. Try Discover Flight at KOSH, they have a Cub and...

    Try Discover Flight at KOSH, they have a Cub and a Pitts. The FBO up at Waupaca has a Rans S7 for rent.
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    Plan on on the place being pretty full by then. ...

    Plan on on the place being pretty full by then. Might be a walk to the showers and other facilities. If you can there earlier you can make a reservation and stake out a spot. I believe Camp...
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    There will be busses that run into Oshkosh every...

    There will be busses that run into Oshkosh every half hour. $5 one way but you can also buy a pass. There are also busses that run to Target and across 41 to the outlet mall. EAA has a good...
  9. Yup, I noticed that the flaps and speed brakes...

    Yup, I noticed that the flaps and speed brakes weren’t deployed but the dive angle is too flat.
    Didn’t think the original movies was all that great. Eons ago I spent a week on Wake Island. ...
  10. Thread: Hangar Help

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    Hey, Chick what field was that???

    Hey, Chick what field was that???
  11. The swinging bomb rack is missing too. The chin...

    The swinging bomb rack is missing too. The chin scoop in front of the bomb is missing, but you could argue that it is obscured by the prop blade.
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    Falconar was a source for plans. Unfortunately...

    Falconar was a source for plans. Unfortunately they are going out of business this month. The website also states that the rights for all Jodel plans are “sale pending”.
    The corvair engine is...
  13. Thread: Hangar Help

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    Hey Chick, all the above was good input, but I...

    Hey Chick, all the above was good input, but I think a quick one on one with your airport manager to see what improvements you can make and not get yourself cross ways. See your in Georgia...some...
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    It was on display last year and was looking a...

    It was on display last year and was looking a little rough around the edges. Guess it spends its time just sitting in dry storage. Personally I think the VP is a significant enough design to...
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    EAA Chapter 444 still rents/sells tie downs for...

    EAA Chapter 444 still rents/sells tie downs for the N40. The tie down sales shack is still in place. Proceeds go to supporting the chapter which is not a bad thing.
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    I don’t recall ever seeing any rental car drop...

    I don’t recall ever seeing any rental car drop off on the grounds. They might might have some service on the GA side of the field, but I have never rented a car while attending.
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    You guys do realize that you can find places to...

    You guys do realize that you can find places to rent including hotels in Neenah and Menasha which are about 15 minutes north of Oshkosh and then there is Appleton about 5-10 minutes up the road from...
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    They is no difference if the plane is sold to an...

    They is no difference if the plane is sold to an individual or sold to the club. EAA is hyper sensitive to liability exposure by the chapters. That is a long story that goes back to the 80’s. ...
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    Chapters can build or accept donated aircraft...

    Chapters can build or accept donated aircraft which they can own but can not operate. Chapters can own for purposes of resale to raise funds. The chapter can form an independent flying club and...
  20. Maybe the alphabet orgs should consider getting...

    Maybe the alphabet orgs should consider getting the FAA to view non STC’ed avionics installed in type certified aircraft as safety enhancements but not for use for IFR flight.
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    Tuesday/Wednesday. Things start to thin out...

    Tuesday/Wednesday. Things start to thin out after mid week. If there is a big draw like the Blue Angels on Friday or Saturday then the locals mob the place and traffic is awful. If you are in...
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    Actually there is a Chicago mayoral candidate by...

    Actually there is a Chicago mayoral candidate by the name of Willie Wilson who has stated that if elected he would reopen Meigs.
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    Wouldn’t that be more of a function of pilot...

    Wouldn’t that be more of a function of pilot skill vs type aircraft??? I thought basic and sportsman class was setup to level the playing field
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    Well said.

    Well said.
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    Why not just build an Acro Sport??

    Why not just build an Acro Sport??
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