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  1. Thread: G

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    Sent from my chair sweating like a pig because it...

    Sent from my chair sweating like a pig because it is 80 degrees...
  2. I am only older, much older

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    Condolences. Met him a couple winters ago...

    Condolences.

    Met him a couple winters ago when he slung out the 185 for the company I was working for.

    Fantastic guy, fantastic pilot.
  4. The Kenmore STC includes a stiffener on the front...

    The Kenmore STC includes a stiffener on the front of the elevator.

    Kenmore was the EDO dealer, hence specifying EDO for the increase. They were very resistant to talk about it going to any other...
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    I have had two throttle control failures,...

    I have had two throttle control failures, including one crossing the mountains late as it was getting dark. Those $.39 cotter pins are worth every penny.

    Having the throttle go up in power is much...
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    In the early 70's, 73 I believe, Alaska Airlines...

    In the early 70's, 73 I believe, Alaska Airlines 727 hit the mountain on the approach into Juneau. A lear, then a National Guard Twatter did it later in the 80's.

    The approach is a localizer/DME...
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    Ed Peck would be another resource.

    Ed Peck would be another resource.
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    It appears he was behind and below the other...

    It appears he was behind and below the other aircraft. Sad result. Even a small amount of wake turbulence can be trouble at the edge of the envelope.

    Condolences.
  9. The regs say 500' from a man made structure. ...

    The regs say 500' from a man made structure.

    Under or over, you need 500'.

    AS far as abandoned, it was still man made.

    moral of the story, if you are going to fly under a bridge, make sure...
  10. Thread: Island Bob

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    Condolences, and such sad news! I only got to...

    Condolences, and such sad news!

    I only got to meet him the one time for lunch during the WAD, yet I can easily picture the 'larger than life' man. Just looking in his hangar told me all I needed...
  11. He is!:-P

    He is!:-P
  12. While your thought process is not flawed, the FAA...

    While your thought process is not flawed, the FAA and judge can decide it was 'not necessary because the pilot could have done a 45 degree bank turn at the end of the intended strip, climbed at Vx...
  13. Holy cats. over the last decade the TFR BS has...

    Holy cats. over the last decade the TFR BS has become a nightmare for folks that just want to take a joy ride in the evening. Now you want to spend more money to have more restrictions that we need...
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    Thank you

    Thank you
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    Update, factual report 9725Z:...

    Update, factual report 9725Z: https://data.ntsb.gov/carol-main-public/basic-search
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    Speedo, Wish I was going to be out there this...

    Speedo,

    Wish I was going to be out there this summer. Really bummed I am not headed that way. What you flying?

    I am expecting about zero chance of getting up to Anchorage. But maybe someone...
  17. Notice that the travel with the FAA attorneys?...

    Notice that the travel with the FAA attorneys? Not even an attempt to at impartiality.

    Just remember that when the game is rigged, your options are limited.
  18. Wow, At some point I am thinking that there was a...

    Wow, At some point I am thinking that there was a downwind turn involved.:oops:

    Don't know Trent, Never met him, not going to watch the video, as the reality seems pretty simple here. This...
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    Um, Mark, there are five salmon species... ...

    Um, Mark, there are five salmon species...

    Goodness is a great option for a place to fish for sure. Of Course, lots of places to fish. Question is access and crowd.

    Send me a message if you...
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    And Southeast Alaska is totally different from...

    And Southeast Alaska is totally different from the places above.

    Two weeks is not enough to cover the entire state, just barely one portion.

    Sitka and Prince of Whales Island has some...
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    Sticky: After lots of hours learning how to run a grader,...

    After lots of hours learning how to run a grader, grading the runway, re-grading to fix the previous grading, then grading the ruts from where the runway was soft and the grader tires dug in- I went...
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    I have turned down students. Flew with a couple...

    I have turned down students. Flew with a couple that I just knew would never be safe, so told them I wasn't their guy.

    Can you imagine the oral for Mr. J? Especially if the person giving it likes...
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    I have used AIC Title services for all my...

    I have used AIC Title services for all my registration needs. Paperwork seems to get done and my planes get registered.

    Sometimes knowing who is better than knowing how.
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    How exciting!!! As you well know, ounces make...

    How exciting!!!

    As you well know, ounces make pounds, pounds degrade performance.

    Even though you say you will be working low altitude, trees get really tall and scary when you are not climbing...
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    Glad you made it home safe with only an engine to...

    Glad you made it home safe with only an engine to worry about fixing.

    My thanks to all with suggestions and reasons why it may have cracked, good things to consider when we consider our options...
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