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    This? ...

    This?

    https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:27-JUN-22,CHALLIS,N1231C

    If you Google “Challis ID plane accident” there is a story.
  2. Thread: An explaiation

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    Not wanting to be a “dead squirrel “ who couldn’t...

    Not wanting to be a “dead squirrel “ who couldn’t make decision as described by Cubdrvr, I’ve decided not to sell now. Thanks for that graphic comparison, I’ve seen a few dead squirrels on the road...
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    Willie What a tremendous career. If you wrote...

    Willie

    What a tremendous career. If you wrote a book, I’d be first in line to buy it. I’m impressed with the group of folks on this site. Thanks for posting that.
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    An explaiation

    When I started the thread about fuel prices I had no agenda. But I also didn’t give any background for my statement that I “can’t justify it anymore “ I agree with EVERYONE who commented. Sorry it...
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    It’s just the nature of the beast. First, we...

    It’s just the nature of the beast. First, we don’t know how much the OP weighs. Second don’t know if he has a metal prop or wood prop. Mine was metal. Added about twenty pounds on the nose. Legend...
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    Not unusual. With no one in the back seat that’s...

    Not unusual. With no one in the back seat that’s what it does. What serial number do you have? Later models had an assist spring added to help with that issue. I don’t think it can be retrofitted. I...
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    spot on!

    spot on!
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    Heart Transplant

    Off topic a bit, but a friend just had a heart transplant and he is doing fantastic. Just amazing. He is a volunteer fireman in our town and apparently he’s getting some push back about being able to...
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    “OK the :cool: is supposed to be an 8.” I was...

    “OK the :cool: is supposed to be an 8.”

    I was going to ask, what’s so funny about 8? :-)

    Rich.
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    From 1947 Truck Tire Delivery

    Our local paper had these pictures from 1947. A truck tire delivery from Patchogue LI to Sag Harbor LI, I guess about a one hour drive in those days. Billed as the first truck tire delivery by air in...
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    Happened a lot on the early Legend Cubs. As I...

    Happened a lot on the early Legend Cubs. As I recall they would stick. I think we got new gauges. The first service instruction just said to remove the balls and put some white paper behind the sight...
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    Got my CFII first also. At the time the initial...

    Got my CFII first also. At the time the initial CFI had to be done with the FSDO. Since the double I ride is more straight forward (fewer opportunities to screw up);I did that first then added on...
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    Farmboy just sent you a PM Rich G

    Farmboy

    just sent you a PM

    Rich G
  14. Mike I fly in and out of 23N Bayport Aerodrome...

    Mike

    I fly in and out of 23N Bayport Aerodrome on Long Island. Learned to fly there in 1967 and instructed there in 2000 and a few years after. When landing 36 there is a house within 300 feet or...
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    Actually this guy Andy used to shoot arrows too,...

    Actually this guy Andy used to shoot arrows too, but never hit anything. We would find them on the field once in a while. Again, never had any proof but we were pretty sure.
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    This event made the ABC national news. A similar...

    This event made the ABC national news. A similar thing happened when I was instructing at Bayport on LI. There was a guy taking shots with a pellet gun. I think he hit my J3 once but couldn’t be...
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    Good explanation of the modifications done to the...

    Good explanation of the modifications done to the airplanes.

    https://www.digitaltrends.com/movies/red-bull-plane-swap-dr-paulo-iscold-interview/
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    This looks like this one is coming back as pots...

    This looks like this one is coming back as pots and pans as my old flight school boss used to say.
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    Sounds like at least one more revocation coming....

    Sounds like at least one more revocation coming. News says FAA denied a waiver to do this. Not sure what FAR they wanted to waive but you can’t get one for 91.13. Careless and reckless. Let’s see,...
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    I have avoided people who I have felt were not...

    I have avoided people who I have felt were not “learners”. They very well could have been “students” but we all know that all students are not learners.

    I did ask the owner of a flight school I...
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    SJ Similar discussion going on over on...

    SJ

    Similar discussion going on over on Beechtalk.com. It seems to be that the consensus there is previous time/experience is valid. Doesn’t make me correct. I think in the Martha case this was...
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    Credit for previous time. All a person would need...

    Credit for previous time. All a person would need is to pass the written, get the required prep time from a CFI, get recommended for the check ride by a CFI via IACRA (8710-1) and pass the practical...
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    Your tax dollars at work

    Or when the right hand doesn’t know what the left hand is doing

    Capitol in DC evacuated because of an unknown threat aircraft. Turns out it was a US Army helicopter dropping paratrooper(s) into...
  24. I think the OP said he tried Andover several...

    I think the OP said he tried Andover several times with no response. Maybe your link is better.
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    Always loved that yellow/black combo. First free...

    Always loved that yellow/black combo. First free flight model plane I built when I was 10 years old got that scheme. (1956) and my first biplane ride in 1967 was in a yellow and black Fleet model 2....
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