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    cubdriver2 Glenn great meeting you at breakfast...

    cubdriver2 Glenn great meeting you at breakfast this morning & thanks for all the Maine strip info... seems I've got a lot of flying to do ;-)

    Next time you all head to Stuart and Johns count me...
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    I've got an offer, $1k for a pair of straight...

    I've got an offer, $1k for a pair of straight Federal ski's for my Champ... planes hangered at a paved strip, 1B1. Should I take it or leave it? You all have me jealous! (what's new...)
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    I've used the same setup with the Reiff in my...

    I've used the same setup with the Reiff in my 172, works a treat!!

    Took the Champ for another evening flight tonight. No pics from the air because I was having too much fun, oops!
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    Well that'll do it! Thanks Glenn... I earned...

    Well that'll do it! Thanks Glenn...

    I earned my TW endorsement last week and have been making most of the cool, calm weather. Never had more fun in my whole darn life....
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  5. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    When does the NE Winter Fun thread start? ;-) ...

    When does the NE Winter Fun thread start? ;-)

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    How far up north are you? No meaningful snow here...

    How far up north are you? No meaningful snow here in "the valley" but just east looks like it was sticking. Hammered up in Rangeley, ME!

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    Snuck up between the weather... ...

    Snuck up between the weather...

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  8. Thread: NE Summer Fun

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    Fun, fun, FUN! Today was one of the best flights...

    Fun, fun, FUN! Today was one of the best flights of my life. I'm only scratching the surface, but boy have you all found something special!

    Pictures are better than words..
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  9. Hah! Thanks aktango -- I appreciate the tips! I...

    Hah! Thanks aktango -- I appreciate the tips! I went out for an unbelievable flight today, one of my favorites of all time. I was grinning ear to ear... we departed just after the fog lifted and...
  10. I will do just that! Hope I don't bore you all...

    I will do just that! Hope I don't bore you all with my beginners Q's and pics.. Thanks for the stick forward tip. I've been doing the opposite to keep some pressure on it and make it effective, or...
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    4 T&L's there today!! I hope they enjoyed the...

    4 T&L's there today!! I hope they enjoyed the show.... nothing too crazy but my trip off the "ski jump" was certainly interesting, she was flying before I wanted her too!!




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  12. Thank you all for the wonderful comments!! She is...

    Thank you all for the wonderful comments!! She is a wonderful bird and I feel so lucky to have her. Finally I can stop ooohing and ahhhing all day on this website and start to join the fun with a...
  13. Hah!! I think it looks like a banana from...

    Hah!! I think it looks like a banana from behind... what a treat :lol:
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    Well -- it's not Summer but it certainly is NE...

    Well -- it's not Summer but it certainly is NE Fun! I can stop being a poser in this thread and contribute (hopefully) in a meaningful way. After months of searching I've finally picked up a little...
  15. Thanks SJ!!! It helps that they were just gutted...

    Thanks SJ!!! It helps that they were just gutted and re-done... won't look like that for much longer!!
  16. Folks -- the day has finally come. The weather...

    Folks -- the day has finally come. The weather good, the plane paid for, and the hanger ready. My 1946 Aeronca Champ 7AC N82354 was delivered safe and sound!

    With my first 100hrs in a 152, and...
  17. Thank you all!!! Can't wait to get this thing...

    Thank you all!!! Can't wait to get this thing over here & flying around!! Hangers will be done Nov 20th, so the plane will be up here not long after that. I'm with you Bob, plan is to fly, fly,...
  18. I pulled the trigger on this one! I think the...

    I pulled the trigger on this one! I think the price is right for the modifications done (ones I would do myself!) and the overall condition of the plane. I'm looking forward to learning more about...
  19. I have heard of this Bill Pancake but yet to get...

    I have heard of this Bill Pancake but yet to get a hold of him! RE your friends tanks, I just got off the phone with a man who has the same setup. He said only one side has the gauge as they...
  20. Thats the one... don't remind me.... :cry: I...

    Thats the one... don't remind me.... :cry:

    I will send an email your way -- Thank you Tom!
  21. Tom, I believe I saw a listing for a Champ which...

    Tom, I believe I saw a listing for a Champ which may have been yours a few months back.

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    I kick myself for not jumping on it. I was just a hair early...
  22. Thank you aktango58!! My first flight up front...

    Thank you aktango58!! My first flight up front was like heaven -- what a view! I too am most concerned about safety. If everything was done right and is sound, I'm happy to work on the little...
  23. DGA thanks for the in-depth post. A member on...

    DGA thanks for the in-depth post. A member on the Fearless Aeronca Aviators suggested it may be a 13 gal aeronca tank. I will pursue that line of thought.... as for documentation, it says "wing...
  24. You got it Cruiser!!! From the information...

    You got it Cruiser!!!



    From the information I've been able to dig up, that is also all I could find. I am now on the "fearless aeronca aviators" [faa :roll: :-P] and they have been of great...
  25. This close to buying a 7AC... some questions post pre-buy

    Hello all!

    I hope this is all right. I tried posting on the various Aeronca forums but they don't seem to have much activity. I have been looking at a 1946 7AC near me. The basics: 1586...
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