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    The FIRST hijacking? Would you believe 1919? ...

    The FIRST hijacking? Would you believe 1919?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_aircraft_hijackings
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    ' Randy, I heard that they might have shuttles...

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    Randy, I heard that they might have shuttles at Oshk'

    What's this you say? Shuttles? Trams? Now THAT is something I'll have to investigate!

    LOL
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    Thanks, SOS is listed with a pic on Google Earth...

    Thanks, SOS is listed with a pic on Google Earth too. Yep....WAY too far for me to schlepp just to drink a beer in Wisconsin - LOL
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    A 2012 EAA article mentions that he and his wife...

    A 2012 EAA article mentions that he and his wife live in Wichita, KS.

    http://eaavintage.org/meet-jack-pelton-eaa-chairman-of-the-board/

    I don't personally feel that where a CEO lives in...
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    Ah, that explains my ignorance - I always come...

    Ah, that explains my ignorance - I always come and go via my SUV using Waupun Rd and Knapp St. Not worth that much walking on my bum arthritic knees for a beer- lol

    On topic, I do agree it is a...
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    So....where IS this SOS thing anyway? Perhaps...

    So....where IS this SOS thing anyway? Perhaps I've driven past the place without it ever registering, but I dunno.
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    Thanks for the lead. Quite the mark-down....

    Thanks for the lead. Quite the mark-down. Hopefully they will recover at least some of their costs should a buyer materialize.
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    A year later I'm wunderin' - it's no longer being...

    A year later I'm wunderin' - it's no longer being listed at Courtesy Aircraft - did someone buy the Bally Bomber?
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    Ever consider the ultralight airplane? After...

    Ever consider the ultralight airplane? After proper training of course but the FAA rules ARE pretty minimal? And they don't really require 'thousands' of a acres from which to safely operate.

    Why...
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    Followers of PlaneSavers - they saved a great...

    Followers of PlaneSavers - they saved a great Canadian WWII DC-3 over the winter and brought it to Oshkosh this year - realize this a fun youtube series led endeavor. This time they are...
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    Bend radius for the 4th wing spar is not to spec...

    Bend radius for the 4th wing spar is not to spec (too tight) for the thickness of the sheet material called out in the plans.
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    I confess!!! I've kept Amelia in a cage in my...

    I confess!!!

    I've kept Amelia in a cage in my basement right next to my living Sasquatch, both of them sitting on piles of treasure from Oak Island.

    I'm sorry - why? was somebody looking for...
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    I have been a joyous passenger in a 1928 Ford...

    I have been a joyous passenger in a 1928 Ford Tri-Motor twice now at AirVenture and would not hesitate for a second to climb onboard again. I haven't ridden in the Aluminum Overcast solely due to $$$...
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    Deepest symathies to the injured and the families...

    Deepest symathies to the injured and the families of those who lost their lives in this crash.
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    Most recent reporting says 7 dead. ...

    Most recent reporting says 7 dead.

    https://www.wfsb.com/news/people-killed-in-b--crash-at-bradley/article_d514bd24-e51d-11e9-b6ac-47e02ec67428.html
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    As your plans progress and the event draws...

    As your plans progress and the event draws nearer, please post your progress. Look forward to seeing you and your plane in Oshkosh in 2020. What a splendid adventure! Best wishes from Chicago.
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    Beyond stating the obvious that Miller and...

    Beyond stating the obvious that Miller and Lincoln are HUGE presences at AirVenture? I got nuthin'. lol
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    "The contract had a claus in it that provided for...

    "The contract had a claus in it that provided for a full refund if any major defects were disclosed."


    Well there ya' go! Should have mentioned that little detail up front. Take the signed...
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    " ipso facto" ? Gosh I didn't like the 7...

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    ipso facto" ?

    Gosh I didn't like the 7 years I spent learning Classical Latin, thanks for the flash back - lol

    To the rest? I 100% support and defend your inalienable right to express your...
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    To the newcomer OP - Was a pre-purchase...

    To the newcomer OP -


    Was a pre-purchase inspection done by you or your agent? Did your sales agreement include anything regarding deposit refunds if you were not satisfied?

    If I buy a used...
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    Let us know how things turn out - best of luck...

    Let us know how things turn out - best of luck recovering your losses. An unfortunate but valuable learning experience for us all.
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    As I understand it the EAA sales document is...

    As I understand it the EAA sales document is intended as a guideline for your attorneys to use to create an actual agreement? It is mostly meant to be a waiver of liability for selling an...
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    "I personally am not interested in "manned...

    "I personally am not interested in "manned drone", but rather, horizontal "fixed" wing flight with VTOL ability."


    So... you want to make an EAB Harrier, but powered by electric motors. Get out...
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    Per the sales guy, I could have taken that very plane home for a mere $150,000. He refused my offer of a third party check from a Nigerian prince drawn on a bank from the Cayman Islands - lol

    In...
  25. Yes, the Colt was there, the very craft that was...

    Yes, the Colt was there, the very craft that was at Airventure in fact. No doubt it IS a terrific looking plane and the leather seats really separate it from the usual interiors on LSAs. But like...
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