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    Jungle landing-Cessna

    https://twitter.com/flyezequiel/status/1270142966024286211?s=20

    Looks like he’s done this a few times! Is this a 182?
  2. My friend owns a business and works on the border...

    My friend owns a business and works on the border of Canada and MN, that requires a "multiple crossing permit/wilderness type visa". He has been told that will not be available for some time,...
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    Like most have confirmed, gas for veggies or...

    Like most have confirmed, gas for veggies or dogs, anything else it's just not the same. I went back to the Weber for the steaks and good stuff. One big plus in my book is the Weber is so easy to...
  4. Thread: Air China

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    https://www.flightradar24.com...

    https://www.flightradar24.com

    You can see them all, China Southern cargo, China Eastern, Air China Cargo, China Airlines, Haninan, etc...
  5. Thread: Spar Corrosion

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    Exactly, it's potentially going under wraps for...

    Exactly, it's potentially going under wraps for another 25-30 years. If I were building up a wing and I could order a new spar for 400$, no question.
    It's beyond minor oxidation corrosion that can...
  6. Thread: Spar Corrosion

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    Ask yourself the question, would I be OK...

    Ask yourself the question, would I be OK purchasing the cub with that spar? I'd be more concerned with the corrosion that has been removed by removing material then that drill hole.
  7. Thread: Electric Beaver

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    Hopefully it's like electric RC airplanes that...

    Hopefully it's like electric RC airplanes that have the low voltage "limp back to base mode"!
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    Yes traditional private aviation is so far out of...

    Yes traditional private aviation is so far out of reach of the average joe that's it's not even on the spectrum of attainable pursuits. Add to it the headaches of dealing with the FAA and why would...
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    They're still out there but you need to look in...

    They're still out there but you need to look in different directions. I have a kid in his first year of college, his group project is to build an autonomous hovercraft that will have to complete a...
  10. His stories sound more like embellished airline...

    His stories sound more like embellished airline legends with a sprinkle of truth.
    I fly with many GenY new-hires at a large regional and can say I've not really seen any of that type behavior. Do I...
  11. Thread: 737 Max

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    He’s a Vanity Fair writer who did some flying at...

    He’s a Vanity Fair writer who did some flying at one time, not the aviation authority he sells himself as.
    He also wrote articles praising Airbus and their design for saving the “miracle on the...
  12. Thread: Reno Air Races

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    Carson, Minden, Truckee, Fallon would be the...

    Carson, Minden, Truckee, Fallon would be the nearest airports with tie-downs and rentals cars. You can land and park at RNO but not sure about getting a tie-down and cost, I see them using the...
  13. I wonder if the ACO office or DER will want...

    I wonder if the ACO office or DER will want engineering data with a repair plan? That could get really expensive.
    How about I submit>
    1) replace wing with serviceable wing.
    2) Sandblast and...
  14. This one is going all the way to REK, almost 11...

    This one is going all the way to REK, almost 11 hours.
    https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N74589
  15. Yes I'm finding this out with the Pacer project I...

    Yes I'm finding this out with the Pacer project I posted about on the other site. Reg denied twice. First time because previous owner checked destroyed. It wasn't wrecked at all, just had a runout...
  16. Experimental?

    What? What category, amateur built, exhibition, research?? I thought this was exactly what the FAA did not want to happen.
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    Not a bad price. They really are the ultimate...

    Not a bad price. They really are the ultimate cross country machine, I think we could get down to 18gph with power pulled way back and still do 150mph.
    Make sure those fuel selectors are snapped...
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    I had a '60 model with a partner, we were just...

    I had a '60 model with a partner, we were just time building and each put over 300 hours on that thing. I was the A&P and he was the instructor so a good arrangement. We had a similar panel so just...
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    42681https://news.yahoo.com/small-plane-crash-land...

    42681https://news.yahoo.com/small-plane-crash-lands-top-idaho-tree-pilot-161337676.html

    Whoops, not FB but you get the picture, I'm sure it's on FB somewhere.
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    In your house even! I hadn't thought of that. I...

    In your house even! I hadn't thought of that.
    I like the my radar app on the phone, it shows TFRs in bright yellow.
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    You got lucky, flying into MSP the other day...

    You got lucky, flying into MSP the other day approach ATC was desperately trying to contact a VFR type who blundering around KSGS oblivious to what was going on.
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    That's a good point, I can't remember if they are...

    That's a good point, I can't remember if they are one yet, most likely yes. I think I remember reading about the bushmaster mod on the PA20 where they just heat them up and bend'em down some to use...
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    Buy an Experimental?

    Just looking for some thoughts here.
    I ran into a "barn find experimental" clipwing cub recently while picking up another project (PA20). This is a amateur built supercub with clipped wings and...
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    Very nice! Reminds me of that single seat PA14.

    Very nice! Reminds me of that single seat PA14.
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    I don't know, it's a lot of money to tak a chance...

    I don't know, it's a lot of money to tak a chance on getting it certified EXAB. Maybe if the wings were built up and assembled with everything well documented you would get credit for that.
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