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    They're pretty common in Alaska and function to...

    They're pretty common in Alaska and function to protect the pilings as much as the docking ship. Usually it's just a spruce log with rings to float up and down the pilings.
    Here are some pics from...
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    Ha! Low flyby and precision drop! But seriously...

    Ha! Low flyby and precision drop!
    But seriously just ask to have camel logs on some of the piers.
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    Camel logs

    Camel logs
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    The more we know, the more we know how little we...

    The more we know, the more we know how little we know.
    And scientific studies present more questions than answers - that's just the nature of studying complex natural systems. So yes, more money...
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    Super cub of course:...

    Super cub of course:
    https://community.infiniteflight.com/t/landing-violation-on-europes-highest-mountain/334385
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    In the NTSB picture it definitely looks like the...

    In the NTSB picture it definitely looks like the wind is blowing from right to left.
    Is 10 knot quartering tailwind a handful in a beaver?
    it definitely would hold my attention in the 170.
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    There was 10-15mph quartering tailwind. He was...

    There was 10-15mph quartering tailwind.
    He was landing to the west and the wind was from SE.
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    Interestingly Lycoming does not allow automotive...

    Interestingly Lycoming does not allow automotive fuel below 93AKI for their engines:

    https://www.lycoming.com/sites/default/files/SI1070AA%20Specified%20Fuels.pdf
    ...
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    And another one:
    https://www.nps.gov/glba/learn/news/7-20-18-aircraftmishapglba.htm
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    Juneau Class D expansion

    What was the problem that needed to be addressed by this?
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    Comments and more info here:
    https://www.regulations.gov/docketBrowser?rpp=25&so=DESC&sb=commentDueDate&po=0&D=FAA-2018-0125
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    I have to ask, though, why would he be hauling...

    I have to ask, though, why would he be hauling Christmas trees to Juneau? Not like there is a shortage of them here.
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    Thanks for all the input! The skis are 6' long...

    Thanks for all the input!
    The skis are 6' long and without extended baggage, with two guys up front, there just isn't any room to stick them inside. I didn't think it was OK to just undo the upper...
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    Skis on Cessna struts?

    Is there a way to carry touring skis as external load on a Cessna (in Alaska)?
    I know we can't lash them like on the supercub, but what about just strapping them alongside the single Cessna strut?
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    I usually go: Customs in Penticton (so far it's...

    I usually go:
    Customs in Penticton (so far it's just been a phone call to Canadian customs), fuel and lunch - decent restaurant in the terminal, but only takes cash (US$ OK).
    Penticton - Williams...
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    GAP, You are correct. Cold to warmer would form...

    GAP,
    You are correct. Cold to warmer would form ice on the cold surface.
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    Moving back home this summer! I've been enjoying...

    Moving back home this summer!
    I've been enjoying your pics of lower baranof. Post some pics of lpw. I used to live there.
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    Well GAP looks like we posted at the same time...

    Well GAP looks like we posted at the same time with same explanation.
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    I have experienced airframe icing in clear air...

    I have experienced airframe icing in clear air with no visible moisture nor even clouds in the sky on few occasions occasions. I attributed it to flying through inversion layers. Warmer air holds...
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    Here you go:...

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    Hmm, I wonder if you can use them on the Gar Aero...

    Hmm, I wonder if you can use them on the Gar Aero wheels...
  21. The proposal reads: "I propose to prohibit the...

    The proposal reads:
    "I propose to prohibit the use of and/or accompaniment of domestic dogs while hunting."

    That's just nuts!
  22. 2016 Alaska Board of Game Proposals - here we go!

    As some have predicted when proposal 207 was passed - it wasn't just about the sheep:

    PROPOSAL 70 - 5 AAC 92.085. Unlawful methods of taking big game; exceptions. Restrictthe use of aircraft for...
  23. New MOA in Alaska - please comment by May 10, 2015

    Hi All,
    This is a major airspace grab in eastern Alaska in an area that is frequented by GA.
    http://www.jber.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-150226-039.pdf

    The comment period is extended to May...
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    Save the evening light

    The Alaska Senate passed a bill to eliminate DST.

    They cited health concerns since more accidents happen after the switch to DST - yeah, no kidding, look I can go out and spend more time outdoors...
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    The Cassiar hwy route

    I am planning on flying from Juneau to Pullman, WA in mid August in the Cessna 170.

    If we have a stretch of good weather, the coastal option might be interesting:
    Juneau (PAJN) - 208 - Ketchikan...
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