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    J F K , Jr. , Pilot and EAA member

    I just saw a tv special on JFK jr. and I recall the time I saw him at Airventure. There was not a lot of publicity, but it was rumored that he was at the field. Every lady from about 10 to 90 seemed...
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    I would try warm water and Dawn first, because...

    I would try warm water and Dawn first, because stronger stuff like Simple Green is very hard on eyes and to breath the fumes, dont bellive its non toxic . It will clean oil and to some extant carbon...
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    Do a test flight, that is a very low and slow...

    Do a test flight, that is a very low and slow light airplane, may be a good one but not a fit with you.
    Look at every inch of it , don't just take someones word for condition.
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    I hate to lose anyone that has been a member, of...

    I hate to lose anyone that has been a member, of either, and over a small amount of money. I take some of the blame, when Mark Baker was visiting Denver a few years back, I remarked that the price...
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    Renoewal Bargain Price

    As Airventure time comes around again. Im reminded that it is time to join EAA or renew my membership automatically. The price is $40. I don't know where you find anything like that bargain, and the...
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    Certainly do it for both you and your Son. Its...

    Certainly do it for both you and your Son. Its not cheap, about $450 but that's reasonable compared to anything higher performance or rarer. Its unfortunate that they dont let you fly them anymore. I...
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    The simulator doesn't duplicate the cockpit heat,...

    The simulator doesn't duplicate the cockpit heat, the engine noise and the speed of the Mustang fully. I cant say about stick forces or throttle response etc.
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    Normandy

    I woke up in time to watch the D day celbrations on tv, no alarm clock, just woke up, and glad to see it. Cant belivee how nice he weather is there today, really a rare thing.
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    The First Sea Lord

    I am watching tv and reading about events re D Day. Churchill had been a soldier in the first world war and wanted to be on the first invasion ship, and it took a direct order by Ike as Supreme...
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    There is not room at Fon du Lac for anywhere near...

    There is not room at Fon du Lac for anywhere near all the airplanes that normally land at Oshkosh to divert there. I hope EAA / FAA has more plan than that in case of bad weather, again. Appleton can...
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    Todd, do you ever fly in turbulence, ever at all?...

    Todd, do you ever fly in turbulence, ever at all? If so, is it always extreme? So in fact its mostly light with some moderate and maybe once in a "Lord help me get out of here" severe, and never...
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    Thanks, Mark. Are their common British parachute...

    Thanks, Mark. Are their common British parachute makers or do they mostly use the standard American ones like Strong, Butler, Softie etc.?
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    I wasn't joking, I was considering taking my...

    I wasn't joking, I was considering taking my helmet there for some flying. I expected it to be the same, but wasn;t certain. I think phone chargers and electric razors have different plugs and...
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    Thanks Carl for your straight answer. Aren't...

    Thanks Carl for your straight answer. Aren't those other guys cute?
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    Any brits on the forum?

    Is there any real difference between flying in the U S and England for gen av pilots? Do David Clark headsets work with whatever radio frequency they have there?
    Thanks.
    I once flew gliders there...
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    I have attended Airventure each year for 35...

    I have attended Airventure each year for 35 years. I have never bought a ticket 3 months in advance, nor have I had to buy them on line of use a computer to do so. I go to the window and there they...
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    Connie was a giant of early warbird flying, and...

    Connie was a giant of early warbird flying, and one of the foundations on which CAF rested and perhaps EAA as well. One day when my Son Charles was about 10 years old he sat in Connie's seaplane,...
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    I used to do that. but quit. It doesn.t make sense, is it FIFI or a tiny homebuilt? Better info for the controller and other pilots is to know what kind of plane you are. To be exact you could say,...
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    Yes, in recent years they have had a table in the...

    Yes, in recent years they have had a table in the terminal next to Basler, or even inside Basler, to drop and leave the keys at their counter. I cant be sure it will be that way this year, but it has...
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    Thanks for all the suggestions, I found a room...

    Thanks for all the suggestions, I found a room for them not cheap, but not too exorbitant across the freeway from the Radison where I'll be. So, my Son Charles whos spent many a fun hour at EAA as a...
  21. Theres no longer a flight school at Bergstrom the...

    Theres no longer a flight school at Bergstrom the big airport. There is at Aus Ex on the ne side of town, area known as Plufegerville. or about 20 miles north at Georgetown or bought that far south...
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    Thanks, but I never got any PM, it may be that...

    Thanks, but I never got any PM, it may be that messages are full, not sure how to delete some. Do you know of a room or apt, and it would be for Wed and Thur nights only and for one couple.
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    Wing Tank Bladders

    If wing tank bladders have sat, installed for 10 years, while structural and other repairs were being made, is there any treatment that rejuvenates them? I suppose they are Goodyear, I m not sure....
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    Didn't a group build an RV-12 ? last year in the...

    Didn't a group build an RV-12 ? last year in the one week time
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