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    Overhead Jaranson's on the way home from a fire...

    Overhead Jaranson's on the way home from a fire patrol today...

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    The theory, at least as I've been told by more...

    The theory, at least as I've been told by more than one person, is that the upper induction is less prone to carb ice because the air runs through the warm engine compartment prior to entering the...
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    Front row parking (at least temporarily!). Thanks for a great event Paul!

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    https://www.flyalaska.com/prelogin.html is worth the annual fee to get an idea of who is hiring and how much and what kind of time they are looking for.

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    Truly appreciate all of the kind words and sage...

    Truly appreciate all of the kind words and sage advice.



    Thanks Web. The CAR3 and CAR4 area is something they glossed over at school and that I need to get smart on.



    Grant, lots of good...
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    Advice for a New A&P

    After a six-month delay due to COVID, I finally finished up school, passed the final two written exams and successfully completed the oral and practical exam to get my A&P license.

    Knowing full...
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    Some late season smallmouths and Boundary Waters...

    Some late season smallmouths and Boundary Waters walleye...

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    Dave- Mike hit most of the high points. The...

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    Mike hit most of the high points. The age 37 limit and the minimum flight time requirements really limit the applicant pool. Last year we actually interviewed 4 folks and offered positions...
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    And one more time. Closing date of 09 November....

    And one more time. Closing date of 09 November.

    https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/582662300

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  10. Thread: C-185 cabin heat

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    1975 A185F POH here for free to get you started:...

    1975 A185F POH here for free to get you started:

    https://www.seaplanescenics.com/documents/1975-cessna-185f-poh-1.pdf
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    Made the most of the shortest day of the year......

    Made the most of the shortest day of the year...
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    Eligibility Requirements As a FERS LEO or...

    Eligibility Requirements
    As a FERS LEO or firefighter, you can retire at an earlier age than most other employees. To do that you must meet the age and service requirements and separate from a...
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    Application window extended and now closes at...

    Application window extended and now closes at midnight on Monday, 09 Dec 2019.

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    Could argue both ways. Scooping and dropping...

    Could argue both ways. Scooping and dropping water, probably. Fish stocking and wolf telemetry, not so much...
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    I have recommended for several years that we get...

    I have recommended for several years that we get rid of the Primary Firefighter designation and age 37 limit for the Beaver program. As everyone has stated, it really limits our pilot applicant pool...
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    No red card required. We are required to wear...

    No red card required. We are required to wear Nomex flight suits and gloves and leather boots anytime we are below 500 ft AGL. We do have shelters which we would carry if we have to shuttle in to...
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    That names sounds familiar. I think you may be...

    That names sounds familiar. I think you may be correct. I will have to verify next month when I am back there.
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    Yep, PL is a pretty good instructor. He and I...

    Yep, PL is a pretty good instructor. He and I overlapped for about a year and he got me spooled up on all the missions that we fly. I rarely see him anymore since he retired, even though he lives...
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    The Ely program has actually never had a problem...

    The Ely program has actually never had a problem keeping pilots. I believe that in the last 30 years or so, only 1 pilot hasn't stayed until retirement. Dean Lee backs this up in the SPA video...
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    I'm pretty sure the Forest Service will believe...

    I'm pretty sure the Forest Service will believe just about anything at this point...:bang
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    Hiring announcement out again today for two USFS...

    Hiring announcement out again today for two USFS Beaver pilots in Ely, MN. Application window closes on 03 Dec 2019. Same qualifications and age limits, supposedly easier application process. We...
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    Fly-out lunch date with Jennifer and the pup to...

    Fly-out lunch date with Jennifer and the pup to Lloyd Stearman Field outside Wichita. Good food and cool airplanes.

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    Thanks Nancy and Kirby for your fantastic...

    Thanks Nancy and Kirby for your fantastic hospitality. Fun times with great people in a beautiful setting. Already making plans for trying to get back next year!

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    Jennifer and I and the pup are also going to try...

    Jennifer and I and the pup are also going to try and show up at Ponca for the breakfast.
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    Good info (along with the standard thread drift...

    Good info (along with the standard thread drift in the middle) in this thread on BCP:

    https://backcountrypilot.org/community/forum/latest/permanent-vinyl-n-numbers-22765?hilit=Vinyl
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