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    https://www.lightspeedaviation.com/wp-content/uplo...

    https://www.lightspeedaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Zulu3-User-Guide-RevA4.pdf

    Reference page 13.
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    I have a J-3 that I installed PA-18 tail surfaces...

    I have a J-3 that I installed PA-18 tail surfaces on I/A/W the Wilbur’s STC. Instructions were to remove old surfaces and install new surfaces. As I expected, elevator authority was improved....
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    Before the days of computer flight plans we used...

    Before the days of computer flight plans we used a globe and a piece of string for initial flight planning. It was really a great way to see and understand direct routing on a sphere.
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    45500 Desser smooth 8:50’s on the McArthur...

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    Desser smooth 8:50’s on the McArthur river this summer. Guys with the 35’s said they couldn’t believe I landed there with those “little tires”. Have to admit I “let the old guy in” and said...
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    Sadly, only today did I find out that Robert J....

    Sadly, only today did I find out that Robert J. Wheeler was “Jon Wheeler”, a hangar neighbor and treasurer of our hangar association. All of the press listed him as from California when in fact he...
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    Very few, if any airplanes weigh what the owner...

    Very few, if any airplanes weigh what the owner thinks. Always been that way, always will be. His plane, his deal.
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    AAI... ah, those were the days.

    AAI... ah, those were the days.
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    My IA was astonished to find electrical conduit...

    My IA was astonished to find electrical conduit used for mine. Replaced with wood for all the reasons listed above.
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    My wife and best friend for 38 years. Way better...

    My wife and best friend for 38 years. Way better than I deserve.

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    Dutch was never my favorite airport. Went in...

    Dutch was never my favorite airport. Went in there in Navajo’s, Conquest’s and a Citation with a gravel kit. The Citation had a restriction that you could not deploy the reversers on gravel runways,...
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    I kinda like this... obviously. Thanks Lou! ...

    I kinda like this... obviously. Thanks Lou!

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    It was still gravel at the time. If I recall, the...

    It was still gravel at the time. If I recall, the OPSPECS was written such that the runway couldn’t be wet with dew prior to landing. Pilots completed their IOE from the jump seat, and only certain...
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    https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpub...

    https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpubs/atc_html/chap3_section_11.html
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    And there in lies the dilemma. Both hand flying...

    And there in lies the dilemma. Both hand flying skills and automation skills need to be used regularly to remain proficient. When I started flying HUD I didn’t particularly like it. Fast forward...
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    My first car was a 64 Scout bought off the for...

    My first car was a 64 Scout bought off the for sale lot on Elmendorf AFB. Memories?? Far too many to list, including losing a tooth on the steering wheel while 4 wheeling. Scout was followed by two...
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    Ya, my IA tells me if I see something broken, the...

    Ya, my IA tells me if I see something broken, the only hand tool he wants me to use is a cell phone......... :)
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    Just flew from New England to Alaska and back...

    Just flew from New England to Alaska and back with a new iPad Mini with cellular. No external GPS connected and it was extremely accurate for the entire trip.
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    Ok. Wasn’t going to jump in, but here’s my story....

    Ok. Wasn’t going to jump in, but here’s my story. Bought my O-200 Cub in 2001 with a mid time engine overhauled in the mid 80’s. It had an oil separator installed which drained back into the case....
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    Yep, just looked at the weather between here and...

    Yep, just looked at the weather between here and Whitehorse. Also pulled up a map of Yukon fires and I’m beginning to wonder if my trip home down the highway in a week and a half will be doable. May...
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    I came through Watson Lake northbound on the 11th...

    I came through Watson Lake northbound on the 11th and thought I saw your name in the fuel book.
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    Delayed my flying several times this week out of...

    Delayed my flying several times this week out of Soldotna because of smoke. At one point it was 2 miles vis. Flew to Homer today, the smoke is covering the entire Kenai Peninsula with 5 to 7 miles...
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    Ya, it’s been awesome. I’d kill for a set of...

    Ya, it’s been awesome. I’d kill for a set of Baumann 1500’s this month Tom! Forecast is sunny and 65-70 for the next 7 days. Wanted to stop and say hi on the way up Kurt, but the weather was too good...
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    43376 Beautiful in Soldotna this morning...

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    Beautiful in Soldotna this morning Tom....
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