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    My RV is as red as Rudolph's nose but the rwy 27...

    My RV is as red as Rudolph's nose but the rwy 27 tower lady said, "Blue RV, cleared for takeoff." I held. She got testy and cleared the blue RV for takeoff again. So off I went. I hope her day...
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    I figured it was a slow day, allowing the Fisk...

    I figured it was a slow day, allowing the Fisk controller time to reference our N numbers from ADSB-Out before contacting me on the approach.
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    We flew in as a flight of 3 last year arriving on...

    We flew in as a flight of 3 last year arriving on Thursday afternoon before the show. We maintained a trail formation at 1800 ft and flank speed all the way from the Endeavor Bridge, slowing to 90...
  4. Didn't Mercedes just test drive their new EV over...

    Didn't Mercedes just test drive their new EV over 600 miles on a charge? I remember a coworker boasting he burned 0 gas driving his Nissan Leaf to work and home, a staggering distance of 36 miles. He...
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    I asked an F-35 pilot why their planes aren't...

    I asked an F-35 pilot why their planes aren't equipped with ADS-B Out. He replied that the F-35 equipment list was spec'd out 25 years ago (before ADS-B was invented), so to remain within budget,...
  6. Thread: AirVenture 2022

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    I'll buy the first round for us at SOS this year.

    I'll buy the first round for us at SOS this year.
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    Three guys (75, 64 and 55) from our airport have...

    Three guys (75, 64 and 55) from our airport have rented a house in Appleton and a rental car for the last 3 big shows. Another one (70) in our group was thinking he's too old for camping.
    I'm 69 and...
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    Getting ready: 1. Vacation dates scheduled and...

    Getting ready:

    1. Vacation dates scheduled and approved with boss— N/A - retired
    2. Camp site reserved— N/A - HBC for me
    3. RV reserved— my 9A is standing by

    See ya'll there.
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    FS: Avcomm Headset

    Price drop!
    Avcomm AC-200 headset.
    Almost new - only used twice.
    It's a good extra headset to have around.
    $75 mailed to your door in the lower 48
    Check or Zelle
    801-668-6089
    9115
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    Both items have been SOLD.

    Both items have been SOLD.
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    FS: Ray Allen switch and indicator

    New in sealed bags with mounting hardware.
    Ray Allen rocker switch RS2
    Ray Allen LED indicator RP4
    9098

    $50 mailed to your door in lower 48.
    Check or Zelle
    801-668-6089
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    No need to change anything. I like HBC exactly...

    No need to change anything. I like HBC exactly where it is - remote and free of crowds. There is one thing: Change the flight path of those frickin' helicopters to southwest of the tower.
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    PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    DC3 or Piper Cub, you still can't ride your bike...

    DC3 or Piper Cub, you still can't ride your bike on AV grounds.
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    Siemens also offers a 60 day trial version of...

    Siemens also offers a 60 day trial version of their flagship CADCAM product, NX, aka Unigraphics.
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    I'm working my way through the FreeCAD tutorials...

    I'm working my way through the FreeCAD tutorials on YouTube, albeit slowly. I sure miss 'ol Siemens NX / Unigraphics with which I have 30 years experience. I tried but a home license wasn't to be had...
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    I've used Uber to go from Friar Tucks (NW corner...

    I've used Uber to go from Friar Tucks (NW corner of KOSH) downtown to the Roxy supper club. I used the local taxi company for the return trip. We tried to get an Uber this year for a ride to the Fox...
  18. Thread: Any COVID?

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    I camped in HBC for 10 days. The only time I wore...

    I camped in HBC for 10 days. The only time I wore a mask was when I rode to City Bus downtown for dinner one night. Mask wearing was enforced to board the bus. Other riders removed removed their mask...
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    You are correct, Kev.

    You are correct, Kev.
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    You have a resounding NO vote from me on the very...

    You have a resounding NO vote from me on the very thought of late afternoon forums. After a long day of volunteering, attending forums, and wandering around, I'm ready for dinner and drinks when 5...
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    My Dad was an avid plastic airplane model...

    My Dad was an avid plastic airplane model builder. An early memory was a B-25 hanging over my crib. Later on, I had one of those planes Randy had and a slew of 5 cent balsa gliders and sometimes the...
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    Make that just glider sound. The next day could...

    Make that just glider sound. The next day could be ultralight day. The day after could be hot air balloon day. Then we'll all go to seaplane base for a nap on day 4.
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    +1

    +1
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    My flight of three RVs flew in from Utah and all...

    My flight of three RVs flew in from Utah and all the new Visual Points are along our last leg from Fairmont MN to Ripon so we didn't have to fly 50 miles out of our way to get to the first new point....
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    And on every other site you visit.

    And on every other site you visit.
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