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  1. Thread: Piper Logbooks

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    This is like a circular firing squad.

    This is like a circular firing squad.
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    I just drove through Canada to Alaska. If anyone...

    I just drove through Canada to Alaska. If anyone is interested in the details I’ll gladly post them but since this is a flying thread I won’t take up space unless someone asks.
  3. Ya, over 40 years in commercial aviation dealing...

    Ya, over 40 years in commercial aviation dealing with this kind of stuff convinced me to take early retirement at 59. Then I did some helicopter flying part time for fun, but only did the power line...
  4. The FAA’s definition of compensation is very...

    The FAA’s definition of compensation is very broad, I’m sure receiving beer falls within their definition. I once saw a ruling that stated a low time pilot ferrying an aircraft for free was being...
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    Thanks Pete, I thought that was the case as I saw...

    Thanks Pete, I thought that was the case as I saw the markings on a float kitted wheel plane I flew as well.
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    Work airplanes. It looked like factory markings...

    Work airplanes. It looked like factory markings but can’t say for sure.
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    Ha Ha! I’ve typed something similar several times...

    Ha Ha! I’ve typed something similar several times and then deleted it..... Glad I’m not the only one that thinks it may be possible some are overthinking this. The 185 I flew on floats had 2 X’s, low...
  8. Thread: The 300$ Annual

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    A couple of years ago I went to a small service...

    A couple of years ago I went to a small service station near my home to get a state inspection on my truck. Their sign said “State Inspection Stickers $40”. They told me it would be a few minutes...
  9. Thanks for sharing this wonderful adventure with...

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful adventure with us. When your dad first bought the Cub he hangared near me and my Cub in ASH. He spoke often of his aviator son, with a prideful tone which was...
  10. Thread: The 300$ Annual

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    This discussion references a subject that is as...

    This discussion references a subject that is as old as dirt. When guys started “mobile repair services” out of their trucks in Alaska I remember the shops that had higher overhead trying to get them...
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    Every time I’ve seen this Scout over the last 2...

    Every time I’ve seen this Scout over the last 2 years, something about the tail number seemed familiar. Wasn’t till I heard it on the radio that my brain made the connection.
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    https://fadodge.com/aircraft-tiedowns/

    https://fadodge.com/aircraft-tiedowns/
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    Thanks Paul. We’re relocating and have some...

    Thanks Paul. We’re relocating and have some furniture our neighbor convinced us to list on Facebook. 2 minutes after posting, we had all kinds of cash offers followed by a request for our phone...
  14. Thread: The 300$ Annual

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    I would think a proper paperwork review would...

    I would think a proper paperwork review would cost more than $300.
  15. Small world indeed. Been friends with the Fell’s...

    Small world indeed. Been friends with the Fell’s since just after high school, just talked to Mike yesterday. Been into that strip many times.
  16. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    I’ve used Pine Lake a few times to wait for...

    I’ve used Pine Lake a few times to wait for weather. There’s nothing around there at all.
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    But on the plus side, they do appear to have a...

    But on the plus side, they do appear to have a fresh coat of paint.......
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    I love these stories, and appreciate them more...

    I love these stories, and appreciate them more the older I get. I knew Tom Wardleigh fairly well, he even worked for me part time for a while. This was in the late 70’s and early 80’s and to me he...
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    It’s an individual thing. Those I’ve done weren’t...

    It’s an individual thing. Those I’ve done weren’t observable from the ground and went just fine.
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    He moved in two doors down and I have a game...

    He moved in two doors down and I have a game camera he showed interest in. I plan on taking it to him next week and spend some more time learning the connection. We were pretty busy when he showed up...
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    Interesting Meeting Today

    So, we were having a moving sale at our house today and a young couple showed up. There was some airplane stuff in my garage (imagine that). The young man asked if I was a pilot and then said his...
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    Ya, we would take a legal envelope, seal and...

    Ya, we would take a legal envelope, seal and tape, idle power, slow down, close the window on one end of the envelope and apply power. Worked fine.
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    Yep...... I suggested they work through their...

    Yep...... I suggested they work through their lunch hour.....
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    Spoke with Sensenich yesterday to get it straight...

    Spoke with Sensenich yesterday to get it straight from them. They assure me a certified ground adjustable for the small Continentals is in the works and hopefully it will happen next year. Won’t hold...
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    Bought a 1948 ragwing 170 when I was 19 years old...

    Bought a 1948 ragwing 170 when I was 19 years old for $4500 which was more money than I’d ever seen before. Helped a friend build a lodge for a few gifts he bought me.. Last flight with the Goodyear...
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