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Congested Area? by Dallas
What's your opinion, is this a congested area or not? http://tinyurl.com/3okuon My take is that this is an "other than congested area", but a recent article in AOPA magazine discussing an FAA ruling gives congested area a pretty broad definition. I've been assuming "congested area" = pretty much...
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July 16th 08 05:31 AM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_] Go to last post
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Canadian Airport Diagrams now available online by John Smith
http://www.navcanada.ca/NavCanada.asp?Language=EN&Content=ContentDefiniti onFiles\Publications\AeronauticalInfoProducts\CanadianAirportCharts\defau lt.xml
July 16th 08 02:42 AM
by John Smith Go to last post
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Conventional v tricycle gear by [email protected]
Other than the 'holier than thou' aspects of taildraggers and their pilots, what are their real advantages? Has it to do with prop clearance on unimproved fields, or fatter mains being better in that same environment? Does anyone know if, with the same level of experience pilots, they have a better...
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July 16th 08 12:04 AM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_] Go to last post
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Largest conventional-gear airplane by gatt[_5_]
B-17?
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July 15th 08 10:30 PM
by gatt[_5_] Go to last post
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Sad News: Michael Masterov by Journeyman
Long-time poster Michael (thisoldairplane.com) died yesterday, June 24 in Berrien County, Michigan when his motorcycle was hit by someone who apparently ran a stop sign. The other driver was killed too. Local media is thin on the details. Micheal's funeral will be in New Jersey on Sunday at Wien...
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July 15th 08 09:45 PM
by Journeyman Go to last post
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Desperate FAA Wooing High School Students by PINKfloyd
http://www.nypost.com/seven/07142008/news/regionalnews/faa_kids_are_in_control_119827.htm LOL! The FAILED Aviation Administration is no ****ed up they got to troll for High School kids to brainwash and force to endure Malaysian tennis shoe factory work conditions on the job guiding aluminum...
July 15th 08 07:58 PM
by Steven P. McNicoll[_2_] Go to last post
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Ideas for fun Oshkosh activities for my 8-year old by Doug Wells
I'm taking my 8-year old daughter to Oshkosh this year and was wondering if anyone had some suggestions for some fun activities that she might enjoy while we are there. I've been to Oshkosh before but have never taken any of my kids. We are camping onfield and will have access to a car. Any...
July 15th 08 05:40 PM
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The Cessna Aircraft Company stock certificates by JetAviator
I have a friend who showed up today with two mint condition stock certificates for the Cessna Aircraft Company. One of the stock certificates for 5 shares was issued in 1970, the other for 5 shares was issued in 1978. One of the certificates was signed by Russ Meyers. Does anyone know if these...
July 15th 08 03:47 PM
by Eddie Munster Go to last post
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Schedule Has Changed, may Miss Pool Party Oshkosh..... by NW_Pilot
Looks like I may be missing Oshkosh and the pool party....again.... Schedule July 24 in Bangor to head in a 2008 172 to Jordan Via Azores You can track me here (Beta not alway working) http://internationalferryflights.com/ferry_pilot_and_aircraft_tracking Upon me Return, Will be picking up a...
July 15th 08 12:09 AM
by gatt[_5_] Go to last post
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Et si Vieira avait raison ? by Ilkka Holmström
Aikoinaan kun maailmalle alettiin levittämään arveluttavasti geenimanipuloituja kasveja kertoiltiin miten tarkoin kasvien ominaisuuksien leviämiset on estetty. Ja kuten tapana on silkkaa vedätystä virannomaisiltamme, EU:sta jne. ydintyyliin kaikki! M.T. 12.05-08: "Glyfosaattia kestävät rikkakasvit...
July 14th 08 11:39 AM
by Ilkka Holmström Go to last post
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What did I miss? by Jeff Franks
I've been out of RAP for about 9 months due to a crazy work schedule and a blown up pc. But I reconnected with my news server last week....and wow. What has happened to our group? R.A. Student is even worse? Is this a sign of the crappy state of GA or just another example of unmoderated...
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July 14th 08 02:59 AM
by Rich Ahrens[_2_] Go to last post
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Landing to shutdown - KJAN by [email protected]
Small things entertain me and being marshalled in is one of them, so I video'd that on my trip over to KJAN for some avionics work. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvjNGU7tyrc is the video. 10 knot Xwinds gust to 16 knots on the approach which I thought it would be a bigger deal then what it turned...
July 14th 08 01:46 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Letting it lapse by Wizard of Draws[_5_]
I think I've come to the conclusion that I will let my IFR rating lapse. As it stands, I seem to be flying mostly to keep the rating current, rather than flying for the enjoyment. I don't really go anywhere, the wife won't fly with me, and the skyrocketing cost is making me look hard at the...
July 14th 08 01:39 AM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_] Go to last post
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Training Birdy the Budgy. by Ken S. Tucker
Son wanted a pet bird, off to the budgy store goes he and mom. It was young and intelligent, so I held it my hand snuggly for about an hour a day and trained it. At 1st it didn't like it but after a few small food bribes it was happy. It learned to come when it was called and return to cage when...
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July 13th 08 07:28 PM
by gregvk Go to last post
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Prop angle of attack vs age by sid
On older planes, does the angle of attack change ? Does the prop angle relax like a motorboat prop does after 1 or 2 decades of constant use ? (fixed pitch of course) There are some older warriors on the field (20 - 25) years, and it seems that there props don't have the bite that the new warrior...
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July 13th 08 04:46 PM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_24_] Go to last post
47 1,668
This is what happens in the REAL world of Air Safety by 77777
A few reminders for FAA Management pukes. While you gorge on sheet cake and devise ways to screw over your front line safety employees take a few seconds and look at these links. This is what happens in the REAL world of Air Safety. Remember, your GS-"Oh-My God" tax waste positions in your...
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July 13th 08 04:12 AM
by Orval Fairbairn[_2_] Go to last post
29 1,155
Bertie's Supporters and Sockpuppets - Vol 4.1 by MaxweII
Sorry about the double post, an error in the subject line was confusing Google Groups. Good job everyone, I think some of the stragglers are beginning to get the point. Only one person has replied to Bertie in the past week, and things have quieted down a lot. Even his sock puppets declined...
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July 12th 08 07:19 PM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_] Go to last post
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Depression after Washing by Charles Talleyrand
My kid and I just washed the plane. Even after washing it, there are still chips of paint missing, a bit of rust, a drip-stain of fuel, and so on. The panel looks like it has been modified every once in a while since 1966. My plane is relatively nice compared to the other ones on the field, but...
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July 12th 08 02:13 PM
by Stealth Pilot[_2_] Go to last post
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Steve Carroll and The guy is licking the mans cock counting the money by Cardinal Snarky of the Fannish Inquisition
On Wed, 09 Jul 2008 14:10:33 -1200, Kadaitcha Man sat in thee Comfee Chaire, and didst finally confess, after taking Muche Tea: Synthetic Networked Android Responsible for Killing and Yardwork, ye distempered round little worm, what a caterwauling do you keep here, ye promulgated: Hail...
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July 12th 08 08:07 AM
by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_] Go to last post
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VOTE! Usenet Kook Awards, June 2008 by Bertie the Bunyip[_25_]
The Black Goat With A Thousand Young wrote in news:v6Lck.3014$7%[email protected]: On Tue, 08 Jul 2008 06:16:18 +0000, Bertie the Bunyip fixed me with a beady eye, and foamed wildly: Gary L. Burnore wrote: On Fri, 4 Jul 2008 21:07:16 -0700 (PDT), Bertie the...
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July 11th 08 09:36 PM
by george Go to last post
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