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    I saw those too, and had the same reaction. I...

    I saw those too, and had the same reaction. I recognize they (the old cameras) were not a money maker, but they sure created pre-show excitement for the people who are hard core enthusiasts. Also,...
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    My solution has always been to take my oldest,...

    My solution has always been to take my oldest, rattiest undies and socks, and put them in the trash at the end of the show. Same with the towel I use after the camp showers. If I need more of any...
  3. I thought the latest direction was that you would...

    I thought the latest direction was that you would be OK if either the instructor or the airplane had the LODA?

    EAA, got any updates?
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    The main HBC showers are at the West end beside...

    The main HBC showers are at the West end beside the pavilion. Two trailers in recent years plus the one Todd mentioned at the South edge of HBC, across the drainage ditch from the "main" HBC parking...
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    I bet they are uncomfortable asking people...

    I bet they are uncomfortable asking people planning for 18R to tighten their turn and land on 18L. 36R allows the landing aircraft to widen its base/final turn or just sidestep.
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    A) You're right. There is little new under the...

    A) You're right. There is little new under the sun and EAA has ridden the Rutan and Van train for 40 years. I'm sure they would love to find a new "favorite" subject. I made that point in my first...
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    By coincidence, my new e-edition of Vintage...

    By coincidence, my new e-edition of Vintage magazine arrived today. One of the articles is "Comparing the Class of '46 - Cub vs Taylorcraft vs 120/140 vs Luscombe vs Aeronca Champ." by Bud...
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    Absolutely true. I used to buy a year or three...

    Absolutely true. I used to buy a year or three of old SA's at the fly-market every year at Oshkosh or SnF. The magazine may not have looked as pretty 40 years ago, but there were lots of great...
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    There have been a ton of questionable selections...

    There have been a ton of questionable selections (IMO) over the years. The problem is that there's little new under the sun these days. EAA milked the Rutan designs for stories for 20+ years, and...
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    No doubt. But I think the intent of the first...

    No doubt. But I think the intent of the first post was a plea for information. Certainly EAA has enough info to share. e.g: "Here are the specifics of what we found. Here is our working plan. Here...
  11. And I wasn't either. Just building on what you...

    And I wasn't either. Just building on what you wrote.

    That's what I do. I'm a builder. ;-)
  12. Yes. But the issue with the arrival ATIS has...

    Yes. But the issue with the arrival ATIS has always been that the transmitter isn't strong enough to push the signal more than 20 or so miles. So it is very possible that you fly a lot of extra...
  13. The additional transitions are only for times...

    The additional transitions are only for times when the field is saturated. For normal conditions, the regular arrival is still used.

    But when the new transitions do go into effect - gonna be a...
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    I saw the same thing. Maybe in AvWeb.

    I saw the same thing. Maybe in AvWeb.
  15. Yep. 3-4 merge points and a (potentially) longer...

    Yep. 3-4 merge points and a (potentially) longer 90 knot follow-the leader line. Plus a learning curve and the possibility of the merge point moving while you're inbound.

    What was the objective?...
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    Sadly, the experimental world isn't what it once...

    Sadly, the experimental world isn't what it once was with new designs coming out every year and excitement around all of 'em. I would argue that DarkAero is the only "exciting" new project that...
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    In 30 years of attendance, the weather has been...

    In 30 years of attendance, the weather has been mostly 70%? Moderate and the other 30% has gone from the 30’s to the upper 90’s. I’ve been in hellacious t-storms and have been tornado warned.

    So...
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    I made these, and like 'em. ...

    I made these, and like 'em.

    http://sandbox.eaavintage.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/aircraft_tiedown.pdf
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    A buddy and I were out on the warbird line a few...

    A buddy and I were out on the warbird line a few years ago and got absolutely shouted down by a 14 year old in para-military garb. Our crime was crossing an unmarked line in the grass. I would have...
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    This is the treatment I get every time I start...

    This is the treatment I get every time I start talking about another airplane.
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    20 ish years ago, I flagged down an older...

    20 ish years ago, I flagged down an older gentleman at SnF to ask for directions to the helicopter flight line. Mr. Poberezny was kind enough to take the time to point me in the right direction.
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    We never use them. We figure walking 20K steps a...

    We never use them. We figure walking 20K steps a day almost balances out the beer we drink most days.
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    The NEW model will have A/C...

    The NEW model will have A/C...
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    That's Toby from 12 O'Clock High!

    That's Toby from 12 O'Clock High!
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    People normally use filled epoxy for that kind of...

    People normally use filled epoxy for that kind of thing. West Epoxy plus microballoons, for instance. Alternately, another filled epoxy like superfil, which would be my choice if I didn't have a...
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