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    I don't have a cute alias, mostly cause it never...

    I don't have a cute alias, mostly cause it never occurred to me when I started on fourms, guess Im too simple that way.
    But if I was to try to think up one I don't think I could match "geosnooker",...
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    I have not heard of an airplane called a...

    I have not heard of an airplane called a "Mouseketeer" . Is it by Disney? Long way from France at 105 knots. Good luck and safe flying.
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    The Passing of Another EAA Pilot

    I m told of the passing of Woodson Woods, of Carefree Az. Woody was an early and long time warbird pilot who developed the resort and golf club with its own private airport at Carefree , just north...
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    Mike, the saying which I made up about the...

    Mike, the saying which I made up about the electrons is two part, don't forget the second part. If you have an Airbus 320 some high tech panel, Ie the electrons) are warranted. But remember that...
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    Latest from warbird conference

    I Just returned from the NWOC at Mobile, and one of the topics was problems pilots are having with recent Merlin overhauls. Several had engines that seemed to be running normally, but then quit in...
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    JBlack, the phrase play nice came from another...

    JBlack, the phrase play nice came from another forum which they say is their rule. I guess it is open to interpretation as to what more that means.
    As for my punctuation, well I did make an A in...
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    Thanks, Brian Im on now posted a topic about the...

    Thanks, Brian Im on now posted a topic about the fly out we used to do to Lake Lawn. Looks like he site is broad and good
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    I think "play nice" is a good rule, but can have...

    I think "play nice" is a good rule, but can have different meanings to people. For me, just if I was running a forum, I would want to avoid personal insults. In other words, a serious even intense...
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    Floats, I have been to Club Med a number of times...

    Floats, I have been to Club Med a number of times in the past, but don't recall any "one rule" there. Maybe don't look down when you are climbing the tower to start on the trapeze, or avoid the free...
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    Brian, thanks I tried to register on the Pilot...

    Brian, thanks I tried to register on the Pilot Place and cant get it to go through. They said they sent me an email with directions to follow, but no email has come. On the site they say they welcome...
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    That is beautiful. $85,000 is a big number, but I...

    That is beautiful. $85,000 is a big number, but I wish I could go out to the airport and spend a half hour up sightseeing in a J 3 right now, today. It is a bit of magic, and that one even has the...
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    After aopa forum

    Many of you may have used the AOPA forum site which was cancelled. Have you tried to use the Hangar feature as a substitute on Aopa. I found in almost useless, not updated at all.
    Our EAA site is...
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    Looking up its spread, I find most often "by...

    Looking up its spread, I find most often "by coughing or sneezing", but can also be spread by contact, touching as for several references on internet. I don't think they would be emphasizing wearing...
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    Virus Outbreak and Airventure

    This coronavirus is scary stuff, for most of us its on the other side of the world, but it has really spread, there doesn't seem to be any sure cure and its often fatal.

    I was thinking of Oshkosh,...
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    Your daughter would likely enjoy the new Tami Jo...

    Your daughter would likely enjoy the new Tami Jo Schultz book, NERVES OF STEEL, by the former F-18 and Southwest Airline pilot, I did and you can read it in 2 days.
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    One listed for sale for $21,500 and this is a flying airplane, all the parts there together and radios and panel that work, engine that runs and can take you for a demo flight. But hey, mabye you can...
  17. Floats, I never wrote that a TAWS would have...

    Floats, I never wrote that a TAWS would have prevented this crash, once the pilot was determined to scud run in imc conditions. It might have, but my point is the helicopter should have all available...
  18. I am not a lawyer, my Son is, but I have studied...

    I am not a lawyer, my Son is, but I have studied relative law some. I would be glad to wager $50, that the helicopter company, will if sued pay a big settlement out of court, or lose any lawsuit that...
  19. For Mike and others, your idea that a ground...

    For Mike and others, your idea that a ground warning system or virtual vision would distract the pilot doesn't hold much logic. Many airplanes have a warning light for a stall ( my T-34A) or a...
  20. Kind of like in early WW I some German pilots...

    Kind of like in early WW I some German pilots were lost going down with their planes, even on fire, because the rigid and foolish idea, now long ago disproven that the pilots should not have...
  21. If I was going to fly that low in questionable...

    If I was going to fly that low in questionable visibility, I would certainly want to have any technology that might help. We are way past, at least 9 lives past, the point where any commercial...
  22. There is at least on proposal in Congress today,...

    There is at least on proposal in Congress today, by Rep Diane Deguet sp? I haven't read the actual wording, but it seems pretty sensible and straightforward, that commercial helicopters like the one...
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    Cold, too brrr cold

    This morning bout 630 a cold front has come through and with a vengance. It is minus - 24* C, which is minus -11 F. Its just bitter cold and was such a change, I skied on Sunday and other than a some...
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    I haven't had much exposure to glass cockpit...

    I haven't had much exposure to glass cockpit stuff. Im signed off in a Diamond, but really I just flew the plane didn't know what some of that hocus pocus was. I did use an early Garmin GPS, 250xl I...
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    Todd, never underestimate technology, and the...

    Todd, never underestimate technology, and the newer and more unneeded and unproven the cooler. In that vein I have got a deal for you. Its a new ap to count votes in a state election. Does it do...
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