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    My father and I went to an air show when I was...

    My father and I went to an air show when I was probably 9 or 10. I remember standing under the wing and looking in the door of a Cessna 150 and even then thinking ďthis isnít very bigĒ and wondering...
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    Surprised I haven’t seen comments on the new...

    Surprised I haven’t seen comments on the new approach procedures this year.

    I thought they worked quite well. I was a victim of the huge confusion of, I think, 2018, and it seemed this year they...
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    Interesting, didnít know that. So, with the...

    Interesting, didnít know that. So, with the cheapest Sportyís handheld you could use the cheapest stereo headset you could find at Walmart, and it would work better than a Bose aviation model? ...
  4. :thumbsup: Thanks for that. The most...

    :thumbsup: Thanks for that. The most straightforward explanation is most often the right one, without conjuring up conspiracies.
  5. So what were the conflicting responses? Exactly...

    So what were the conflicting responses? Exactly who did they come from? I suspect the EAA response was reply #6 in this thread from an EAA official, and the CAF response was from a ramp mechanic...
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    WiFi at Oshkosh

    WiFi seems to be working better this year. Good, strong, relatively fast link at the north end of the South 40.
  7. Thread: Web Cams

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    We also havenít heard from the friendly,...

    We also havenít heard from the friendly, dedicated volunteers who have managed the webcams in the past. Perhaps theyíre gone so the process is less efficient.
  8. Thread: EAA brew?

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    Donít badmouth the Packers. (Unless, of course,...

    Donít badmouth the Packers. (Unless, of course, the local is badmouthing the Packers, which is always possible!)
  9. Thread: Tram use

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    Just saw the map. Donít think that will help...

    Just saw the map. Donít think that will help much with the issue skyfixer8 was talking about.
    Seems like the yellow route will be boring for the tram volunteers. Unless they enjoy dodging clueless...
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    Has anybody actually read the Northwestern study?...

    Has anybody actually read the Northwestern study? Did they specifically recommend eliminating the Green route? If so, did they state a reason? Perhaps I missed the discussion in an earlier thread....
  11. Hope he was able to sell them. Should have,...

    Hope he was able to sell them. Should have, since the Aviators Club tickets are completely sold out for the week.
  12. Thread: Flying to A/V

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    That’s a very good suggestion, and one you don’t...

    That’s a very good suggestion, and one you don’t see very often.
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    Thanks, Ron, for your dedication and patience...

    Thanks, Ron, for your dedication and patience with our questions. Another one: Is there a policy or specific decision when to start backfilling spaces in Vintage? Twice in the last four years Iíve...
  14. PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    A very good question. Also a pet peeve of mine. ...

    A very good question. Also a pet peeve of mine. Iíve never seen any FAA rule or guidance on this. There may be no ďright.Ē

    But Iíve always thought the first pilot was being pretentious, rude...
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    Because they were pretty sure what would happen...

    Because they were pretty sure what would happen if they gave 100,000 enthusiasts any encouragement to show up anyway. I respect them for their decision.
    Mike E
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    We have had a C33 Debonair since 1989. We had a...

    We have had a C33 Debonair since 1989. We had a Warrior for two years and wanted something faster; luckily we found this Debonair available right on our field. It has an IO470K, and we are on the...
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    If you plan to attend for four days, itís cheaper...

    If you plan to attend for four days, itís cheaper to buy a weekly pass. If you do that, youíre probably counted as having attended for seven days, further inflating the attendance numbers.
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    My wish is that the warbird crowd try to outdo...

    My wish is that the warbird crowd try to outdo their spectacular effort 25 years ago when, at the end of the huge Saturday warbird show, there were more than 200 planes over the field, various...
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    Bill, I donít share your scorn for electronics in...

    Bill, I donít share your scorn for electronics in the aircraft, but that's a good one. You sort of have to know the context, though.
    Mike E
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    Concordes have been excellent in our Debonair (12...

    Concordes have been excellent in our Debonair (12 v). Have lasted 3-4 times longer than any Gill we ever had. Haven’t heard of anything better.
    Mike E
    Las Cruces, NM
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    Did they play God Save the Queen before the movie...

    Did they play God Save the Queen before the movie started?
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    Did you ever run out of spaces in the far south...

    Did you ever run out of spaces in the far south 40? When I was down there some time after Vintage reopened there were 6-8 empty rows before the motor homes.
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    This was the first year I heard somebody on the...

    This was the first year I heard somebody on the Rwy 36 landing freq who was apparently just beginning his OJT. Every time he said anything, another voice (one of two) would either correct it or...
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    How Ďbout all those airplane campers within a...

    How Ďbout all those airplane campers within a quarter mile N-S of the cafe, where iíve parked many years? How Ďbout me, though I parked farther south this year, who walked to the Hangar Cafe to...
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