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    I am just the messenger sharing what I have...

    I am just the messenger sharing what I have found.

    After 20 flights into AirVenture including being part of Large Formation Mass Arrivals, I believe that the day of the week and time are correct...
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    The June 12 Webinar - Tips for flying into...

    The June 12 Webinar - Tips for flying into AirVenture 2019 answered both your questions.


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    My "printed" copy of the 2019 AirVenture NOTAM...

    My "printed" copy of the 2019 AirVenture NOTAM arrived in the US Mail today.
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    In years past, I have not received the printed...

    In years past, I have not received the printed NOTAM till 3-weeks before AirVenture. We are still 7-weeks out so I expect another month before I see the printed mailed copy.
  5. As I understand it, the Validation Test was...

    As I understand it, the Validation Test was REQUIRED for the rebate. The people that are not getting the rebate will get validated as they fly.

    I am one of the lucky people that just installed...
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    The airplane is painted. It was on the Van's...

    The airplane is painted. It was on the Van's Aircraft Calendar one month sometime in the past 15-years. I was the safety pilot in the right seat for the photo shoot. As the safety pilot on the...
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    When I lived in SoCAL, I would depart at least a...

    When I lived in SoCAL, I would depart at least a day early, RON (Remain Over Night) somewhere approximately 1-hour to 1.5-hours from OSH. When I lived in the Pittsburgh PA area, I did the same but...
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    The Experimental aircraft already qualifies for...

    The Experimental aircraft already qualifies for prefered parking as it has more than 1,000 hours of flight time and more than 20-years of flight time.

    The airplane wears an Oshkosh sticker on its...
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    I need to PAY for my lodging and IF I must fly my...

    I need to PAY for my lodging and IF I must fly my aircraft at 90 KIAS for more than 15-minutes, I will NO LONGER take an aircraft to AirVenture. I will NOT spend as many days at AirVenture and may...
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    AirVenture 2019 NOTAM

    Does anyone have any idea on when the 2019 arrival NOTAM will be available for download?

    There was talk of a MAJOR redo following the 2018 arrival fiasco. The odds of having the perfect storm of...
  11. Thanks for the reminder. Just came in from...

    Thanks for the reminder. Just came in from testing my old approach certified GX60 and my old Garmin 396. Both are working as they were on the last flight.
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    I have an IFR Approach Certified GPS in my...

    I have an IFR Approach Certified GPS in my airplane and have more more than a decade. One thing I can tell you about GPS altitude is the it is never correct. There have been many times that I am...
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    Was not able to get a reliable WiFi connection...

    Was not able to get a reliable WiFi connection Monday through Friday anywhere on the AirVenture 2017 grounds. Used my cell data and it worked well. WiFi worked very well in the dorms.
  14. FAA Definition of Airworthy can be found in 14...

    FAA Definition of Airworthy can be found in 14 CFR 3.5. (follows is FAA Definition from the 14 CFR 3.5 link)
    (a) Definitions. The following terms will have the stated meanings when used in this...
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    Not sure where you are located but if you are in...

    Not sure where you are located but if you are in the US, the problem will be getting it registered as a Amateur Built Aircraft. It can be a problem proving to the FAA that a Canadian homebuilt was...
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    I have made that round trip at least 14-times. I...

    I have made that round trip at least 14-times. I hit weather on the northern route heading west 3 out of 4 times. Spent two different westbound trips over night in Page due to weather. Could have...
  17. Phil: Just getting caught up with all the...

    Phil:

    Just getting caught up with all the action that has taken place. I was following your thread on the "other" forum and did provide you with a Proxy. Will be following along here.

    As a...
  18. Thread: Phase 1

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    Absolutely NOT. IF you can convince a DAR...

    Absolutely NOT.

    IF you can convince a DAR or the FAA that you need a 2nd person in the airplane, they may allow you BUT you will only be allowed to fly the airplane with a required CREW of two...
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    The procedure works very well and has for years. ...

    The procedure works very well and has for years. It does not need changed. This was my 12-year flying into AirVenture Oshkosh.

    I once got behind a slow aircraft. I turned out and re-entered at...
  20. iPhone 4 on ATT. Arrived Saturday. Had phone,...

    iPhone 4 on ATT. Arrived Saturday. Had phone, 3G, and text Saturday through Wednesday over 95% of the time. Huge improvement over 2010. WiFi was spotty at best on the airport. WiFi was GREAT in...
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