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    Please send me an email address via private...

    Please send me an email address via private message, and I'll send you some paperwork I have that MAY be of assistance. And, I can sympathize, the situation in the US can be just as daunting. I had...
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    I heard about the accident. What a terrible loss...

    I heard about the accident. What a terrible loss to Alaska. Godspeed….

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    Sticky: One more great Missouri Breaks Fly In is in the...

    One more great Missouri Breaks Fly In is in the history books! A good time was had by all!

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    That system MIGHT work…….. But, as Gary is well...

    That system MIGHT work…….. But, as Gary is well aware, what you’re searching for, and trying to DF are infinitely low power signals in a very large world. I suspect that might be the challenge...
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    You’re speaking of the US. He’s in the Swiss...

    You’re speaking of the US. He’s in the Swiss Alps. Do they even have an “EAB” type program, and, would as DGA notes, this qualify in that category in that country?

    I suspect, like it or not, I...
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    The methodology for “approving” telemetry...

    The methodology for “approving” telemetry antennas is so variable, depending on where you operate that it is not funny. I used telemetry tracking antennas mounted on a variety of aircraft for almost...
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    Damn! Pogo was right: “We have met the enemy,...

    Damn! Pogo was right: “We have met the enemy, and he is us.”.

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  8. The whole point of that shroud around the muffler...

    The whole point of that shroud around the muffler is to capture heat, so it can be used for cabin heat or for carb heat when needed. But, when those tasks aren’t needed, that shroud is still...
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    Sticky: We’ll miss ya, but a big THANKS for not sharing...

    We’ll miss ya, but a big THANKS for not sharing that nasty bug. Hopefully, it’ll pass soon and you’ll be back in the saddle!

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    Years ago, I asked Wayne Mackey, who created...

    Years ago, I asked Wayne Mackey, who created these slats and did all the original flight test about attach methods. He laughed and said his first set were very solidly attached, but he discovered...
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    Sticky: Saw you departing as I arrived in BZN…..jealousy!...

    Saw you departing as I arrived in BZN…..jealousy!

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    It is an incredible indictment of the FAAs...

    It is an incredible indictment of the FAAs certification system that discussions of this type are regularly featured on this forum. I realize certification requires safety of flight assurances, but...
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    Glad he was able to get free of the plane, and...

    Glad he was able to get free of the plane, and rescue personnel were on scene quickly to render aid. Getting out of a plane in the water isn’t as easy as it looks, particularly if injured.

    Power...
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    Sticky: The time to dry strips has a lot of variables...

    The time to dry strips has a lot of variables associated….amount and duration of rain, temps after rain…..in past, Ralph has given us at least a best estimate if not a pirep on strip condition a...
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    Note the category: Primary category aircraft. ...

    Note the category: Primary category aircraft.

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    Curt, There was no flooding in West...

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    There was no flooding in West Yellowstone....the airport is fine. I suspect if you wanted a hotel room over the next few days, that might be problematic, but the campground is there and...
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    Hmmmm, “Electric Beaver”…….sounds like a great...

    Hmmmm, “Electric Beaver”…….sounds like a great name for a rock group…..

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    Actually, you will note that I was pointing out...

    Actually, you will note that I was pointing out that the PARK was damaged, as in the man made infrastructure, NOT the “country”, which is, as you point out, just fine.

    In fact, the critters are...
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    Okay, tonight at the FAA RSAT meeting here in...

    Okay, tonight at the FAA RSAT meeting here in Bozeman, our Tower Chief was asked about this incident. He explained:

    Delta was told "turn left to 250 after takeoff" instead of "Turn RIGHT to 250...
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    More news with photos: Check out this article...

    More news with photos: Check out this article from USA TODAY:

    Yellowstone National Park damaged by record flooding, dangerous rockslides: What we know

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    Gardiner, at the north entrance to the park, is...

    Gardiner, at the north entrance to the park, is now isolated, since portions of highway 191 north of Gardiner washed out. Park is “evaluating” the old gravel road between Gardiner and Mammoth to see...
  22. I’m pretty sure West Yellowstone is fine, other...

    I’m pretty sure West Yellowstone is fine, other than that the town’s life blood is tourism, and the tourists are there for Yellowstone.

    Here’s a picture of highway 89, north of Gardiner, the...
  23. Yellowstone National Park is closed due to...

    Yellowstone National Park is closed due to flooding, rock slides, etc. All entrances. It is WET in SW Montana right at the moment. Couple of very old bridges washed out, and literally a river...
  24. Thread: PA-11 rebuild

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    My 11 had a PA-18 seat installed. I'm 5' 8", and...

    My 11 had a PA-18 seat installed. I'm 5' 8", and the height of that seat put my head up close to the spar carry through. Still a lot more comfortable than the original front seat in 11s.

    If I...
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    There’s a fairly active Beaver Facebook page, and...

    There’s a fairly active Beaver Facebook page, and I see a fair amount of stuff for sale there.

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