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  1. Thread: Climb prop C-90

    by LisaWi
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    Old wives told tales, but they were not always...

    Old wives told tales, but they were not always wrong....

    Small Continental "C" cases... McCauley 90 aluminum props... From my Champion notebook...

    75 hp at 2275 rpm
    climb 73x49 102 mph max...
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    The Captain is always responsible for...

    The Captain is always responsible for everything...
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    Sticky: Thursday October 7-- Upper Peninsula of...

    Thursday October 7-- Upper Peninsula of Michigan... Minnesota... Wisconsin... Iowa... Illinois... Missouri.... Arkansas... Louisiana... then back by way of Tennessee... Kentucky... (The Snow Owl's...
  4. Thread: Why do you fly?

    by LisaWi
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    Because I can...

    Because I can...
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    To my mind nothing. I noticed, just before I...

    To my mind nothing.

    I noticed, just before I purchased "The Snow Owl" that the N-number of the airplane that I soloed in was unclaimed, so I bought it... $5.00 to reserve it for 12 months IIRC.
    ...
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    +1

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    Weights and other numbers

    My friends and I-- between us we have an Aeronca, a Champ, two Luscombes, a T-craft, and three Pipers-- have heard and seen a lot of speculation and opinion that is not based on real world numbers,...
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    Now 'at's jus' sad... E'rr one 'nowes all uze...

    Now 'at's jus' sad...

    E'rr one 'nowes all uze ferners takes 'Merican money!

    (Ann den hides y-it from der grubberment.)
  9. Thread: Bob Newhart

    by LisaWi
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    I saw the thread title and I assumed-- because...

    I saw the thread title and I assumed-- because this is an airplane forum-- that it was about one of my favorite Bob Newhart skits.

    I'm certain that I used to work for the "The Grace L. Ferguson...
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    You Tube: "Construction of a Light Aircraft...

    You Tube: "Construction of a Light Aircraft (1943)" 27:23 (Filmed at Lock Haven by the Univ of PA School of Eng..)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6q1VKsTeKQ
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    My dad used to fly those DC-6s for Gene Zerkel at...

    My dad used to fly those DC-6s for Gene Zerkel at Fairbanks Air / Great Northern.
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    Many, many years ago there was a T-50 at...

    Many, many years ago there was a T-50 at Charlevoix Michigan, it was earning a living flying freight out to the islands in Lake Michigan.
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    - One forty-five caliber automatic - Two boxes...

    - One forty-five caliber automatic
    - Two boxes of ammunition
    - Four days' concentrated emergency rations
    - One drug issue containing antibiotics, morphine, vitamin pills, pep pills, sleeping...
  14. Sometimes my mechanic keeps tells me that I need...

    Sometimes my mechanic keeps tells me that I need a 337.

    But I don't think so. The spray from the floats will really eat up that rear propeller.

    --Lisa
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    57693 Ask Charles “Bazooka Charlie” Carpenter....

    57693
    Ask Charles “Bazooka Charlie” Carpenter.
    (shown with L-4 'Rosie the Rocketeer')
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    IIRC Gene Autry owned that Bamboo Bomber. ...

    IIRC Gene Autry owned that Bamboo Bomber.

    EDIT: Weird, this was at the top of my "new messages" list...
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