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  1. Flying Dreams, Family and What Makes Airplanes Fly

    Following discussions in the maintenance area got me thinking about things not being said. So far, that discussion has covered the simple answer as to what makes airplanes fly.. Time, Energy and...
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    I couldn't find a thing and my own conclusion...

    I couldn't find a thing and my own conclusion would be that the Merlin addict made up the story.
  3. That just about sums it all up. It's mostly...

    That just about sums it all up.
    It's mostly beyond reach for most pilot wannabees.
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    WTB: Fast Trike Wing or Whole Trike

    To get back flying, my Airborne Edge needs the Rotax 582 gone through with seals and such. Looking for a faster wing than the Wizard, that was used for towing hang gliders and student training.
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    This is not what Bill was talking about. He said...

    This is not what Bill was talking about. He said this:

    I've asked for more information.
    We have the what and where, but do we have a really?

    The reason everyone missed it was probably that...
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    Sam, my concerns were about unsafe FAR...

    Sam, my concerns were about unsafe FAR violations.


    See above. My concerns are FAR related. If you were repeatedly violating FARs in your airplane and posting the videos on youtube bragging...
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    Punctuation counts: Quotation marks mean something

    Bill, I've copied your quotes exactly as you wrote them. I'm not a lawyer. I'm not an English major, but when you bracket something in quotation marks it is supposed to imply that what you are...
  8. Cloud flying rules are merely suggestions. ...

    Cloud flying rules are merely suggestions.
    Right?
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    Yes. It seems to trigger something here,...

    Yes.


    It seems to trigger something here, just not sure what that is..
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    Looks like I'm the one being trolled here. ...

    Looks like I'm the one being trolled here.
    Someone could have told me that Sam was the moderator? I checked my personal email and found nothing.
    Thanks gang. I came here with a valid safety...
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    Big Blue Sky - The history of modern hang gliding...

    Big Blue Sky - The history of modern hang gliding - the first extreme sport!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hRSUjJFmCc
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    Wolfgang Siess: Morning Coffee Niederhorn to...

    Wolfgang Siess: Morning Coffee
    Niederhorn to Interlaken /Switzerland
    Raw and uncut. No music.
    This is the same place as the American tourist took the infamous 'unhooked' flight, hanging from the...
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    It's not a theory. I've been sucked up into...

    It's not a theory.

    I've been sucked up into a cloud once, but not on purpose.
    It was nowhere near the approach areas of any airport or city of any size. I did not seek to repeat the...
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    That horse ain't dead yet, Sam. It is at the...

    That horse ain't dead yet, Sam. It is at the water hole, but will it take a drink?

    I'm just the new guy here. What do I know?
    Was there a vote taken before I came that made you arbiter of what...
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    And this is where your logic fails. There are...

    And this is where your logic fails. There are people capable of coming up with reasoned odds of an accident happening with every cloud flying incident. The odds go up with the amount of people and...
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    There wasn't a trick question. It was open book....

    There wasn't a trick question. It was open book. You have the option to correct your answer.
    Was it illegal? Was it unsafe?
    I was a little surprised that a CFI with all your ratings got it wrong.
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    And they did it a minumum of 18 times. ...

    And they did it a minumum of 18 times.



    Well not yet.
    How about a strongly worded letter to the USHPA or the SHGA to get them to do their duty to correct these blatant, dangerous violations?...
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    Never said that. Said they violated 103.23....

    Never said that. Said they violated 103.23. Separation from clouds. 1000 ft over, 500 ft under, 2000 ft horizontal cloud clearance.
    They didn't have to go into the clouds to repeatedly, (18 times...
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    I looked up Jerry Wagner and saw that he does a...

    I looked up Jerry Wagner and saw that he does a lot of IFR flying. Are you implying that he is doing it in violation of FARs?
    Wonder what he thinks about illegal cloud flying of the rebel cowboy...
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    Thank you. I am not 100% clear of what you...

    Thank you.


    I am not 100% clear of what you mean by 'might be transgressions' or 'may be documented'. I believe those questions are self evident. As far as what the FAA will do is up to them.
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    The first question I asked was, is this a legal...

    The first question I asked was, is this a legal act or an illegal act?
    Would you like to correct your previous answer?


    Most of these should also be able to admit that it was illegal. 103.23
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    So if your neighbor and his friend show up one...

    So if your neighbor and his friend show up one day and they say, hey, we've been sneaking into your children's rooms at night and stealing things from your home, what would your response be?
    Let it...
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    Almost 10 million views ...

    Almost 10 million views

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLBJA8SlH2w
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    The USHPA sells it's importance to hang glider...

    The USHPA sells it's importance to hang glider pilots as the self regulating go-between with the FAA.
    They don't seem to be able to carry out their mission.
    The Executive Officer pays himself about...
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    It should be more than a hand slap. Losing their...

    It should be more than a hand slap. Losing their membership in USHPA is not enough but it is the minimum that the crack legal team at USHPA should impose.




    18 violations/sanctions/fines from...
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