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    I have started the process of equipping my 1929...

    I have started the process of equipping my 1929 Waco ATO with ADS-B out by installing a Trig transponder. One box and the antenna and I can be compliant. My concern is not a letter or phone call;...
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    Thanks for the update!

    Thanks for the update!
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    There are several possible solutions, but I...

    There are several possible solutions, but I suspect most if not all would require software changes on the ATC host systems. $$ There are other problems. A friend told me about formation flying if...
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    Thanks for the information! Could you describe...

    Thanks for the information! Could you describe your ADS-B out equipment? I suspect the errors are mostly when th e GPS loses lock, and some systems may have longer delay times than others, that is,...
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    The “problem” is just the FAA. The system will...

    The “problem” is just the FAA. The system will send you an error report each time it sees a failure. The FAA says it won’t take any action. So far, it hasn’t been willing to put that in writing....
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    Thanks Mike, good luck! Ernie

    Thanks Mike,

    good luck!

    Ernie
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    Hate to bring this up again, but is there...

    Hate to bring this up again, but is there anything new? I am ready for ADS-B, but not a hassle. Is there just no hope that the FAA puts something in writing?
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    I have a feeling it won't for some of the...

    I have a feeling it won't for some of the selected teams. Not sure if they have backups selected, if they would just go with fewer teams, or open to new applicants.
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    In case anyone is wondering, the 15 teams were...

    In case anyone is wondering, the 15 teams were announced on December 7(http://vintageairrally.com/rallies/upcoming/ushuaia2usa), but the rally departure has been moved to November 1, 2018.
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    In case anyone is wondering the decision on the...

    In case anyone is wondering the decision on the 15 finalists from the 60 on the shortlist was delayed. Still waiting, but should be out this week, maybe. The finalists will be scrambling to get...
  11. I do realize that there is more to airplane...

    I do realize that there is more to airplane performance than the airfoil.

    The M6 does have some unique characteristics that affect some types of landing. The M6, in comparison to a Clark Y,...
  12. Thanks, showing my ignorance. Ernie

    Thanks, showing my ignorance.

    Ernie
  13. Question about landing characteristics of "flat wing" Pitts from other Pitts models

    I fly a Waco Taperwing, which shares the M6 airfoil with the S1C. I am in the process of writing some notes on how the airfoil affects the landing characteristics of the Taperwing. Just curious...
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    Not to quibble about the words, but I actually...

    Not to quibble about the words, but I actually have started asking myself, "under what conditions might I have done this?" A little different question and sometimes it's a stretch, but I frequently...
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    I've got to do this; what a blast. I may finally...

    I've got to do this; what a blast. I may finally have a compatible copilot, my granddaughter. Fingers crossed.
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    Poll: See the thread on the aerobatics forum. I'll...

    See the thread on the aerobatics forum. I'll wait until the FAA makes a definitive statement in writing that I won't be harassed every time I go inverted; and that they won't specify more equipment...
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    Thanks for the update. I find it troubling that...

    Thanks for the update. I find it troubling that the FAA won't put the assurance in writing. I would hate to install ADS-B and then have a new requirement added for aerobatic compliance.
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    Just wondering if there are any updates available...

    Just wondering if there are any updates available on the ADS-B/aerobatics issues. This from the article on the IAC website: "IAC will be represented at an FAA/EAA Summit Meeting in Oshkosh on the...
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    I signed up for the newsletter but have never...

    I signed up for the newsletter but have never received it. Tried signing up again, it says an email was sent to change my profile. Nothing received.

    I fly a 1929 Waco ATO (Taperwing)
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    It's at the end of AC 68-1 in draft form. FAA.gov

    It's at the end of AC 68-1 in draft form. FAA.gov
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    Sam, Now that you have one behind you,...

    Sam,

    Now that you have one behind you, providing some history lessons for those interested in the Ushuaia trip would be very helpful. Things like insurance cost/experience, reassembly situation...
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    My primary airplane is a 1929 Waco ATO. The...

    My primary airplane is a 1929 Waco ATO. The reason I am looking at the Trig solution is that there is no room for much. The panel depth is about 5" and there is no more room. I have a com radio...
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    Thanks! I am likely never going beyond Primary,...

    Thanks! I am likely never going beyond Primary, but I have been considering ADS-B since I need to replace my transponder and the Trig solution looks appealing. And a loop is a loop for ADS-B I...
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    ADS-B out issue with aerobatics?

    I received an email from IAC about a problem with ADSB out and aerobatics. Just spent a few minutes on the IAC website looking for an update and could find nothing on the subject at all.

    What...
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    Keep us posted on that one!

    Keep us posted on that one!
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