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    Blessed once again

    This week, the lodge I am working for hosted folks from the groups called "Project healing Waters" and "North Texas Patriot Anglers", two organizations dedicated to helping disabled veterans through...
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    And another insurance fraud case is opened... ...

    And another insurance fraud case is opened...

    Spend the extra and get the coverage. One mistake and the cost will be way more than the extra insurance.
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    "Well son, that is ok because I only need to...

    "Well son, that is ok because I only need to climb and descend 100'- that is all the service ceiling this old air has."

    Loved my non-electric champ... Thinking I want to go back.
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    call me, I can help

    call me, I can help
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    Of note is the difference in the loss of life...

    Of note is the difference in the loss of life column.

    I wonder how many of the deaths are actually from the accident, and how many are from injuries from the accident with death following later?...
  6. A couple of key indications: You changed oil to...

    A couple of key indications: You changed oil to 15-50... been a few discussions on this subject, and I will not try to rehash that other than to say that multi viscosity oils run additives that are...
  7. So far I have not seen Randy build a combo pod,...

    So far I have not seen Randy build a combo pod, but I bet he could if you asked.
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    Does the airport have outstanding Grant...

    Does the airport have outstanding Grant Assurances? Contact the FAA Airport people and find out what their grant assurances say- you will probably find that they are in violation of their agreement...
  9. Glass would probably be my choice if I was weight...

    Glass would probably be my choice if I was weight concerned and had someone that could fix it easily close to my field. I would want to ensure that folks had used the units in super cold situations...
  10. Yes, it does get hot inside airplanes in Alaska....

    Yes, it does get hot inside airplanes in Alaska. Maybe not every day, but I was flying the beaver bare foot yesterday!

    Things to consider: it is experimental, correct? So you don't need to be...
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    experimental? If you are inside it with...

    experimental?

    If you are inside it with repairs, go to the dark side.
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    Very good observation Steve! With no...

    Very good observation Steve!

    With no engineering background, and only learning through being around others and seeing failures, I am appreciative of the simplicity yet durability of the 1930's...
  13. It would take more than just a post to tell of...

    It would take more than just a post to tell of the wonderful friends, acquaintances, information, employment and uplifting times. Like Dr. Randy, I came here in a low place- recovering from back...
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    Glad it worked out for you Steve! Now, the...

    Glad it worked out for you Steve!

    Now, the flight instructor in me would like to add: USE THE CHECKLIST! Spin the valve on the ground sometimes. Create a simple cheklist for take-offs that you...
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    Respectfully folks, If you are not qualified to...

    Respectfully folks, If you are not qualified to fly in Canada, DON"T!!!

    When Covid hit, Canada was letting folks travel to and from Alaska, but were clear that you could only go direct through, no...
  16. Very well described. One other point not...

    Very well described.

    One other point not brought up is that once you initiate a go-around, GO AROUND and do a pattern, take time to come back completing pre-landing check lists.

    Mike, your...
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    I keep hearing about Cirrus being 'fast', and the...

    I keep hearing about Cirrus being 'fast', and the speed makes it just so hard to land or slow down...

    People act like there has never been other planes that cruised in the 150+ knot range before....
  18. Congratulations!!! So cool that another...

    Congratulations!!!

    So cool that another successful build is flying!
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    I just got done ferrying a cub with Keller Flaps...

    I just got done ferrying a cub with Keller Flaps and Slats. I have never flown a plane with either flaps or slats. My comparison are squared off wings and stock wings, so please understand my...
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    You are not in Kansas anymore, so flying houses...

    You are not in Kansas anymore, so flying houses are a bit less common...

    Elbow room property, does that mean a cub strip or heli pad?

    Beavers are a big bite. If you knew you had work for it, or...
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    I got home last night form Washington State with...

    I got home last night form Washington State with a cub. Had to use Kelowna for customs as Kamloops was closed on weekends.

    One thing I found is that not even the customs folks can keep up with...
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    I am no help with the diagnosis, other than...

    I am no help with the diagnosis, other than thinking something is in the combustion chamber that should not be...What aircraft are you working with that many Rotax Engines??
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    If you need Bill Rusk and I to bring it down for...

    If you need Bill Rusk and I to bring it down for you, let me know... our training is having a bit of an icy start. Hope lakes open soon!
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    Back to the flap lever discussion- getting flaps...

    Back to the flap lever discussion- getting flaps down...

    Every training I have EVER taken drums into your head to fly with the selector in the DOWN position. When you reach over and put a pump in,...
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    If only there was a substance that could be put...

    If only there was a substance that could be put on a plane and oil would come off... we could call it 'soap'. And if only people would use the mythical 'soap' on occasion... In fact, isn't there...
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