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    Trying to direct/inform crowds is VERY much like...

    Trying to direct/inform crowds is VERY much like herding cats at a rocking chair convention. People come to major events like this and often just don't see where they're going or notice what they're...
  2. My personal cure for the situation? Not that...

    My personal cure for the situation? Not that anyone asked - lol

    "This message is hidden because 2ndsegment is on your ignore list."
  3. "I usually bring around $200 in cash for the...

    "I usually bring around $200 in cash for the small stuff like ice cream cones, beers at the SOS tent, and lunches."

    And for day #2?
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    I'm getting into "Pre-Show" mode

    I've verified that my mom-n-pop motel IS still in business after all their Covid related financial hardships and my reservation is intact - and THEY were thrilled to learn that AirVenture IS going to...
  5. I'm a big fan of Frogg Toggs rainsuits. VERY...

    I'm a big fan of Frogg Toggs rainsuits. VERY light weight and great protection in any serious rainfall..... which DOES seem to happen at least once each AirVenture?
  6. An absolutely beautiful sport trainer aircraft....

    An absolutely beautiful sport trainer aircraft. T. Claude would be proud of this version.
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    Just this one tram conductor's opinion., and yes...

    Just this one tram conductor's opinion., and yes indeedee-doo we chat with a whole lot of AirVenture attendees every day, all day, happy ones and not so happy ones, especially towards the end of a...
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    So Sam..... I'm 72 with limited mobility, but not...

    So Sam..... I'm 72 with limited mobility, but not disabled or handicapped. I just can't walk far (arthritic knees). Reducing the very long walk to the bus park by about 25% means that instead of...
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    The trams carry "about" 40 people max at fully...

    The trams carry "about" 40 people max at fully crammed-in loading, 30 is more realistic IMHO. (Especially if they are like ME and built for traction, not for speed-lol) As far as I know they have not...
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    Skyfixer - your obvious mistake is thinking that...

    Skyfixer - your obvious mistake is thinking that common sense and logic apply to the situation - LOL It has long been claimed that the elephant is really just a race horse designed by a committee of...
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    Have not yet received any info from the Tram...

    Have not yet received any info from the Tram Boss. They're fantastic folks and no doubt working hard behind the scenes to get things squared away. I can't imaging running the units at less than...
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    I've been studying up on the new tram routes and...

    I've been studying up on the new tram routes and terminals based on that 2019 (IMHO 50% Donkey) "Transportation Study" by Northwestern. Just my no-cost to anyone two-cents worth of opinions (LOL) -...
  13. Congrats - safe flights and have fun learning.

    Congrats - safe flights and have fun learning.
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    Wow! A very ambitious project to be sure - please...

    Wow! A very ambitious project to be sure - please post pics of the sim when you're done.

    Douglas A-26B Invader cockpit - Google Search
  15. This is one of the few instances where I would...

    This is one of the few instances where I would subscribe to the "Buy once, cry once" theory of life choices - lol

    In ONLY my personal opinion worth every penny it just cost you......

    IF you...
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    I at long last found the Golden Ticket. Namely a...

    I at long last found the Golden Ticket. Namely a confirmed appointment for my first dose of Covid vaccine in just a couple weeks. So.... Yay me! - lol I never for a second fretted over 'whether or...
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    "The Jab (being really a 4 seater that they took...

    "The Jab (being really a 4 seater that they took out the rear seat and arbitarilly rated MTOW as as 1320lb to make it LSA legal engineering-wise, if not documented, has a max take-off-weight of close...
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    Thanks for the chuckle - I take it the NY Post...

    Thanks for the chuckle - I take it the NY Post doesn't hire any copy editors with English language skills?

    "The new design consists of a waste-high front hood" - I reckon it all depends on how...
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    Anxiously awaiting word on how/if the trams will...

    Anxiously awaiting word on how/if the trams will be operating. Can't social distance on one to be sure, but open air IS better than sitting on an airliner..... or even a school bus.
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    That's kinda where my brain is right now. I...

    That's kinda where my brain is right now.

    I do still have a motel reservation - IF the mom-n-pop motel financially can stay open till July of course. Somehow or another without my meaning to I've...
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    Sincere sympathies to his family and friends.

    Sincere sympathies to his family and friends.
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    I almost forgot to mention ..... The price of...

    I almost forgot to mention .....

    The price of a piece of apple pie in Jamaica is $2.00

    The price of a piece of apple pie in the Bahamas is $2.50

    These are the pie rates of the Caribbean!
  24. Thanks for the posting - Asobo and Microsoft have...

    Thanks for the posting - Asobo and Microsoft have truly created a remarkable representation of the entire planet Earth and provided the opportunity for aviation enthusiasts to sample a terrific...
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    I think I've correctly corrected my incorrect...

    I think I've correctly corrected my incorrect sentence to make a little more sense? But..............

    If I have $5 in one pocket and $5 in the other pocket, what do I have?

    Someone else's pants...
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