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    I imagine that, when the slip/skid ball indicator...

    I imagine that, when the slip/skid ball indicator first was introduced, some pilots were heard to say, “If you can’t feel it in the seat of your pants, you shouldn’t be flying.” Technology will...
  2. Thread: TSA and pilots

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    http://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/041471np.pdf...

    http://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/041471np.pdf


    BJC
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    Does anyone know where Jack Pelton lives? Is he...

    Does anyone know where Jack Pelton lives? Is he involved in the Oshkosh community?

    I ask because many locals have told me that the Poberezny’s were “Milwaukee people” who had nothing to do with...
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    I’ve had the privilege of visiting the National...

    I’ve had the privilege of visiting the National Museum of Naval Aviation restoration shop several times in the past ten years. Every time I was there, they wanted to know if I knew where they could...
  5. Thread: AN174-24 source

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    To close this thread: I went to ACS in Peachtree...

    To close this thread: I went to ACS in Peachtree City, intending to try to convince them to order two for me. They had them in stock, so I bought two.


    BJC
  6. Thread: Bingelis books

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    The “Books and Manuals” link, on this page ...

    The “Books and Manuals” link, on this page https://www.eaa.org/eaa/aircraft-building/building-your-aircraft/while-youre-building# is not working for me.


    BJC
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    Smartly docking a sailboat under sail alone is...

    Smartly docking a sailboat under sail alone is analogous to greasing a three-pointer in a conventional geared airplane. There are newer, better, more practicable ways, but the satisfaction of that...
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    The automobiles being produced today perform...

    The automobiles being produced today perform better, need much less maintenance, and last much longer that any auto produced when you and I were young. Those improvements are the result of an...
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    Lots of reasons, as stated in the previous posts....

    Lots of reasons, as stated in the previous posts.

    For me, the primary reasons are:

    1) The changing nature of the annual convention and fly-in. Homebuilts were the focus. They were front and...
  10. Thread: Concessions...

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    Thanks. No, I did not, even though I must have...

    Thanks. No, I did not, even though I must have walked by it several times.


    BJC
  11. Thread: Concessions...

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    A second Subway, near homebuilt camping, would be...

    A second Subway, near homebuilt camping, would be nice.


    BJC
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    Have more seating capacity in service (more...

    Have more seating capacity in service (more tractor and tram units, bigger trams, and or more trams per tractor), have clearly designated stops on both sides of the road, run every tram from one end...
  14. With a few hundred hours, mostly in Citabrias...

    With a few hundred hours, mostly in Citabrias (doing aerobatics), Champs and Cubs, I decided to buy. I seriously looked at a C-170, a C-190, a C-140, a PA-12, a Citabria, and a Varga. Mission? Own...
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    Can you provide some specifics on the cause of...

    Can you provide some specifics on the cause of that fatal crash?

    Thanks,


    BJC
  16. Thread: Blinp ?

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    I enjoyed a visit to the Tillamook Air Musum...

    I enjoyed a visit to the Tillamook Air Musum about 15 years ago. If one is in the area, it is worth a visit just to see the former blimp hangar that houses the museum.


    BJC
  17. Thread: AN174-24 source

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    Yes! Guilty as charged. BJC

    Yes! Guilty as charged.


    BJC
  18. Thread: Air Compressors

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    If those are full load amps, it is too big a...

    If those are full load amps, it is too big a difference to be based on motor efficiency. Almost looks like a three phase verses a single phase motor.


    BJC
  19. Thread: AN174-24 source

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    Thanks Bob and Jeff. The suppliers that I had...

    Thanks Bob and Jeff. The suppliers that I had randomly checked sold the bolts only in multiples of 10. At GAHCO, the minimum is 5. With a small order charge, the cost for 5 bolts is $14 plus...
  20. Thread: AN174-24 source

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    Thanks Bob. The places that I looked at before...

    Thanks Bob. The places that I looked at before posting sell only in quantities of 10. Need to check more.

    Yup, “down for maintenance” is a downer.


    BJC
  21. Thread: AN174-24 source

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    AN174-24 source

    Does anyone know of a source for two An174-24 close tolerance bolts?

    ACS does not carry them, and can not order them.

    Thanks,


    BJC
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