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    I mean really.... I live IN Chicago proper,...

    I mean really.... I live IN Chicago proper, inner-city, Southwest Side..... Does ANYONE out there think I feel 'unsafe' in Oshkosh or anywhere in a MANY mile radius of there??? LOL
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    No - I am NOT in the least bit concerned - nor do...

    No - I am NOT in the least bit concerned - nor do I believe there is substantial reason to blame "politicians" for "accepting" the felonious actions of non-politicians. I view AirVenture as one of...
  3. "Wow, No one. I’ve been able to find a little...

    "Wow, No one. I’ve been able to find a little information."

    Which 'should' say something about its popularity as a purchase?
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    Yes, you must pay per day from when you start the...

    Yes, you must pay per day from when you start the reservation and yes the water/electric site reservations can fill up quickly. Since it all depends on when the many campers go online and make their...
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    Sorry for the necro-post but I was thinking about...

    Sorry for the necro-post but I was thinking about this guy today and a quick search of YouTube revealed this -

    Electric vehicle designs by Gabriel Nderitu,Kenya - YouTube

    I'd still willingly...
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    LOL - The forum's "Ignore List" is a wondrous...

    LOL - The forum's "Ignore List" is a wondrous thing. So I have NO idea what this thread contains, and in this case, ignorance IS bliss. LOL.
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    As I mentioned in an earlier post, IMHO the OP...

    As I mentioned in an earlier post, IMHO the OP has no plans on attempting flight, they are hoping to get something from this portion of the aviation community to use against the goof who DID fly it...
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    I am beginning to 'infer' that there 'could' be...

    I am beginning to 'infer' that there 'could' be an upcoming lawsuit/legal action being pursued against the test pilot in this case? Making commentary about it discoverable down the road in a court...
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    Fix that right up with five gallons of 100LL, a...

    Fix that right up with five gallons of 100LL, a railroad flare and GOOD insurance coverage.
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    IF, and I DO mean IF this is indeed a serious,...

    IF, and I DO mean IF this is indeed a serious, legitimate question from someone who not only made it through flight school but IS an actual Pilot with any number of hours under their belt? And not a...
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    I should quickly add a caveat that IF the fuel...

    I should quickly add a caveat that IF the fuel line also leaks and you smoke a pipe, but keep dropping the lit matches? Best up the old fire coverage on your insurance policy to the max limits prior...
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    Starting to sound like someone in a motorboat...

    Starting to sound like someone in a motorboat dragging a fishing lure on their line?
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    I ain't no lawyer ner nuthin'... but.... I sure...

    I ain't no lawyer ner nuthin'... but.... I sure as heckfire wouldn't board an airplane of any kind that was KNOWN to have "multiple safety related mechanical problems" that were left unattended. But...
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    08/19/1903 This date in History

    When the whole possiblity of manned powered flight became a reality at Kill Devils Hills, NC thanks to Mssrs. Wright. In 2009 I was in Dayton and after touring the Air Force Museum there I found...
  15. There's always Ultralight Part 103? As a last...

    There's always Ultralight Part 103? As a last resort of course. Me, short, old, bad eyes, high blood pressure, limited income and content to spend my meager $$$ on the new MSFS 2020 flight sim, a...
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    I don't own one, I just searched an old memory...

    I don't own one, I just searched an old memory and Google found the picture for me ...but.... Ebay has everything - got a spare Benjamin?
    ...
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    I would not be shocked to learn that many...

    I would not be shocked to learn that many builders have spent as much on the firewall forward and avionics as they did for rest of the airplane kit. You're kinda asking how much does a car cost? I...
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    I would suggest you check out the Zenith 650 -...

    I would suggest you check out the Zenith 650 - their website has all the pricing info you'll need for a realistic new kit budget with engine package. Add SEVERAL hundred $$ (or more than a couple...
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    A single place Aerolite 103 Ultralight kit runs a...

    A single place Aerolite 103 Ultralight kit runs a little bit over $20,000 - https://www.uflyit.com/aerolite_103_prices.htm . 2 place aircraft kits like say an RV come close to doubling that number?...
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    Your level of pilot experience and license? MOST...

    Your level of pilot experience and license? MOST important would be your realistic budget, availability of a hangar and your realistic budget.

    Oh, and your realistic budget?
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    Yep good ol' Sky and his niece Penny. And I'll...

    Yep good ol' Sky and his niece Penny. And I'll add in Comando Cody and Flash Gordon (Buster Crabbe of course) for good measure - lol
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    Where did my passion for aviation begin?

    Probably back when I was 9 or 10 roughly a million years ago and my Uncle gave me something similar to this for my birthday -

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    Ah me, life was so much simpler back then when all we most...
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    Over the years at AirVenture I've been up in the...

    Over the years at AirVenture I've been up in the TriMotors three toimes. It NEVER gets old to take part in living aviation history.
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    Coast to Coast in only 48 hours

    Saw this great vintage newsreel/commercial on YouTube and had to share it - train and Tri Motor travel package.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZ9f206YnyU
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    I'm SO dumb - I read the post title and thought...

    I'm SO dumb - I read the post title and thought that's an insane way to try and mow a lawn, with blades on your head.
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