Search:

Type: Posts; User: Mayhemxpc

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,731

    Based on debriefs I have conducted or listened...

    Based on debriefs I have conducted or listened to, it seems that very few pilots know what power/prop/pitch settings will give them a specific airspeed, at given atmospheric conditions. It could be...
  2. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,965

    ...and yet here I am. Maybe itís because (a) I...

    ...and yet here I am. Maybe itís because (a) I know the planes I fly and what their envelopes are (b) Vx for the Warrior is 63 KIAS and stalling speed at 30 degrees bank is 52 KIAS, for the 182 Vx is...
  3. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,965

    OK, two part story that I know I have told before...

    OK, two part story that I know I have told before in the forum somewhere.

    1. When I got my first airplane, a 1975 Warrior I used to go up and play "What if" games, learning the real envelope of...
  4. Replies
    29
    Views
    7,090

    My plan is to be VERY flexible. Ideally, my plan...

    My plan is to be VERY flexible. Ideally, my plan is much like others described here. I depart northern Virginia on Friday, RON an hour and a half away from OSH and arrive on Saturday noonish. This...
  5. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,300

    Well, I don't come for the concert...but it does...

    Well, I don't come for the concert...but it does make a difference about whether and when my wife comes with the yung'uns
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    4,532

    I have been told by several persons, at least one...

    I have been told by several persons, at least one of whom claimed to be there, that there was the pilot of an O-2B (psyops version of the Skymaster) who recorded the sound of an F-4 at takeoff and...
  7. I also had a Cox Stuka. Neat looking plane. It...

    I also had a Cox Stuka. Neat looking plane. It had THREE control wires (strings). The third was was to drop the bomb from the belly. Also had a silver Mustang...until I ran it into a lightpost....
  8. Replies
    29
    Views
    7,075

    I think that all of the suggestions so far are...

    I think that all of the suggestions so far are great. Especially the ones that advise you to wait until the schedule is out. Some thoughts:
    - Sun/Mon. Great idea of two days for the price of one....
  9. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,900

    Unless I am mistaken, and knowing that I will be...

    Unless I am mistaken, and knowing that I will be most graciously corrected if I am, Ford also sponsors the opening music show and the fly-in theater movies.

    Yes, I think AirVenture should be about...
  10. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,224

    And a pocketknife that would have probably been...

    And a pocketknife that would have probably been more likely to hurt the handler than another person if there was an attempt to use it as a weapon. In Europe, that knife would have been perfectly...
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,128

    “That's the difference between fiction and real...

    “That's the difference between fiction and real life; fiction has to be believable....”

    What a great line, and so true
  12. Replies
    135
    Views
    20,836

    With regard to keeping track of who flew what on...

    With regard to keeping track of who flew what on the Fisk, or any other future approach, by 2020 everyone will have ADS-B out and then ATC will know who flew and did what when. Not that I am...
  13. Replies
    135
    Views
    20,836

    There is a lot in the proposal that seems very...

    There is a lot in the proposal that seems very good. It also seems, as the proposal says, that they listened to the pilots/members. Right now this is an initial proposal and I will be interested to...
  14. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,016

    We did. We concluded a separate peace treaty with...

    We did. We concluded a separate peace treaty with Germany on August 25, 1921. It is named "Treaty between the United States and Germany Restoring Friendly Relations"
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    2,016

    My family vacationed in Germany only 23 years...

    My family vacationed in Germany only 23 years after the end of the Nazi horrors. And I was in Germany, living with them, visiting family and making long term friends only 35 years after the war...
  16. Replies
    135
    Views
    20,836

    (1) I read Recurring accounts about pilots not...

    (1) I read Recurring accounts about pilots not flying per the NOTAM. I have been in the air when that happened, too. It certainly that messes with an already complex system. Complex, but designed for...
  17. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,012

    I think that Cloudahoy does just about everything...

    I think that Cloudahoy does just about everything you listed as a requirement. Yes it has an annual subscription, but they keep it up to date and integrates with other apps like Foreflight, Garmin...
  18. Replies
    60
    Views
    10,353

    Vertical S is an instrument training maneuver....

    Vertical S is an instrument training maneuver. Level flight follows by a 500 fpm climb for one minute, level off, then a 500 fpm decent, and return to level flight at the same airspeed, altitude and...
  19. Replies
    60
    Views
    10,353

    Great thread, now WAY off the original topic,...

    Great thread, now WAY off the original topic, but...

    When I used to teach at the CAP National Flight Academy, I would cover up all the instruments except the tach and have the student pilots fly...
  20. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,319

    Or... You can take some of the stress and...

    Or...

    You can take some of the stress and uncertainty off by participating in the FAA Wings program. https://www.faasafety.gov. Take a couple of free on-line courses, and three instructional...
  21. Thread: Google Maps

    by Mayhemxpc
    Replies
    15
    Views
    3,562

    That figures, I couldn’t spot my plane, or my...

    That figures, I couldn’t spot my plane, or my tent and 2011 was the only year I missed in the last 10 years.
  22. Replies
    34
    Views
    12,180

    Other than my own plane, of course...I would like...

    Other than my own plane, of course...I would like to see the XP-82!
  23. Replies
    134
    Views
    28,559

    Well there was the surprise visit by the Blue...

    Well there was the surprise visit by the Blue Angels on Wednesday. That is about as big a jet team as you can get.

    Also so mark that visit in the PLUS category for me.
  24. Replies
    134
    Views
    28,559

    Deer can occasionally be quite talented at...

    Deer can occasionally be quite talented at getting over or through those fences too. I have seen tom turkey that obviously flew over the fence to get in, then forgot it could fly to get back out. Too...
  25. I tried to get the files from LiveATC for...

    I tried to get the files from LiveATC for departures on 23 Just at 1400Z. You are absolutely right. The file category for KOSH del/gnd/dep/atis seems at that time to be blank. I checked other times...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4