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    Happy 244th birthday to all Marines. A toast...

    Happy 244th birthday to all Marines. A toast from General Wilson:
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    THE WONDERFUL LOVE OF A BEAUTIFUL MAID,
    THE LOVE OF A STAUNCH TRUE MAN,
    THE LOVE OF A BABY, UNAFRAID,
    HAVE EXISTED...
  2. Pilot training, lack of respect, or entitlement attitude

    Reading the article linked below makes me happy I retired from airline flying 18 years ago. Written by a working airline pilot, retired USAF.

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    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7366937/R...

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7366937/Recording-reveals-Russian-Sully-told-air-traffic-control-buzz-emergency-landing.html
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    I stand corrected, educated, and withdraw my...

    I stand corrected, educated, and withdraw my comment. The only Bus drivers I knew were from Braniff, and the majority hated the airplane. That's neither here nor there, but call a Boeing driver a...
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    This was an April accident with no additional...

    This was an April accident with no additional info.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HF1OWlRMV3g
  6. Thread: 50 years ago

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    Buzz still had it as he grew older. He was never...

    Buzz still had it as he grew older. He was never prosecuted for punching this idiot.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_YM9cCtwz4
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    https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Calls-fr...

    https://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Calls-from-Congress-to-Change-Pilot-Training-512561931.html
  8. Here are two of the best: Silver Wings (TS36)...

    Here are two of the best: Silver Wings (TS36) and Tierra Linda (60TE). There are others, but not sure they have lots or homes for sale.
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    Just the Cub. After retiring from 3.5 jobs, (TWA...

    Just the Cub. After retiring from 3.5 jobs, (TWA was the half), my one and only wife wants to see more of me, as does the dog. Doing a lot of work with the local Catholic parish.
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    F8K, PA18 on skis, RF8G, A4M, B737-700, CH53D,...

    F8K, PA18 on skis, RF8G, A4M, B737-700, CH53D, C117, CE525, F4N, F4J all in that order. AF9J and C45 are also way up on the list.
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    Flying corporate out of Kenora, Canada (CYQK)...

    Flying corporate out of Kenora, Canada (CYQK) back to Texas I would always stop at KINL to clear customs. I talked to Mr. Einarson numerous times, as he had a Cub in the hangar next to the FBO...
  12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj402xtnCUM ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj402xtnCUM


    MCAS El Toro closed in 1999. I can't recognize anything.
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    Interesting survival story from many years ago. ...

    Interesting survival story from many years ago.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/11/obituaries/helen-kleban-kahn-dead.html
  14. Thread: Boerne, TX

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    Kevin, have you ever flown in to Twin Oaks? T94....

    Kevin, have you ever flown in to Twin Oaks? T94. I have never been there, but it is essentially right next to KSAT. Have to talk to approach control to get there.
  15. Thread: Boerne, TX

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    The owner of Boerne Stage is a Southwest Airlines...

    The owner of Boerne Stage is a Southwest Airlines pilot and a really nice lady. Maybe a personal call would get you a better reception. I have never flown in there, but know several owners that...
  16. Thread: Boerne, TX

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    Kerrville (KERV) is just a few miles NW. Great...

    Kerrville (KERV) is just a few miles NW. Great people and they will hangar your Cub at night or bad weather if you want.
  17. MJDONOVAN lobbed a dud grenade into the room...

    MJDONOVAN lobbed a dud grenade into the room then left the building. His thread has generated a lot of interesting and informative discussion, but without his input, no firm answers. I would like...
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    Happy 243rd birthday Marines

    The few, the proud, the Marines. Happy birthday to all, and have a great celebration.
    Willie
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    http://www.keiththomsonbooks.com/blog/eiffel ...

  20. Two of my favorite airports - both military and...

    Two of my favorite airports - both military and both now closed. Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in the 60's and Naval Air Station Dallas in the 70's. Went to war from one and came back to the...
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    "Don't understand this line. The Military guys...

    "Don't understand this line. The Military guys didn't pay a cent for their license and received a wage doing so? :roll:


    This military guy got shot at on practically every mission in Vietnam, but...
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    I was landing a 737 at 2 am at Hunter AAF with a...

    I was landing a 737 at 2 am at Hunter AAF with a load of troops from Victorville, Ca. several years ago. The mains touched down and as I was lowering the nose, 3 deer came across left to right in my...
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    "Time for the hip waders." Yep. Ever hear...

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    We found an engine inlet duct cover in the...

    We found an engine inlet duct cover in the wreckage of an F8 at NAS Dallas in 1973. The engine compressor stalled and flamed out shortly after lift off. Pilot ejected safely (and is now flying a...
  25. Thread: Lest we Forget

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    37277Here's to those who didn't return. Semper...

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