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    Not many companies up here flying tailwheel...

    Not many companies up here flying tailwheel aircraft anymore.
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    Two 200 pound guys still leaves room for a little...

    Two 200 pound guys still leaves room for a little more than 4 hours of fuel. Also ditto on finding a trained pair of eyes to take a look for you.
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    By a Taylorcraft instead :lol:!

    By a Taylorcraft instead :lol:!
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    When I was looking a year ago I ended up settling...

    When I was looking a year ago I ended up settling on a Pacer, because you can get one with most of the desirable mods for 7-10k less than than a similar 170. Performance will be similar, fabric is...
  5. Any chance these will get approved for Pacers...

    Any chance these will get approved for Pacers someday?
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    This previous four place build by Airframes has...

    This previous four place build by Airframes has the 2k lbs stc.
    https://www.airframesalaska.com/Cubs-for-Sale-s/1883.htm
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    I take that ramp to work every day, thanking God...

    I take that ramp to work every day, thanking God I was off today. Everyone I know is fine, just a bit rattled (no pun intended).
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    One of these four place cubs has been a dream...

    One of these four place cubs has been a dream plane of mine ever since I got a ride in the original. At the $350k I think it will stay a dream!
  9. Agreed! Also, has anyone used them on floats?

    Agreed! Also, has anyone used them on floats?
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    That’s sounds about right. 6’ would be tight, but...

    That’s sounds about right. 6’ would be tight, but do-able, the front seat of a J-3 is also pretty tight. For flying up in Alask a Tcrate will be better for the reasons I’ve already stated. If you...
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    Have you looked into Taylorcrafts? Will be about...

    Have you looked into Taylorcrafts? Will be about 15-20k less than a PA-11, will carry more and go faster too. Not quite as good TO performance, but still pretty close.
  12. Get your ratings, and then come up and hand out...

    Get your ratings, and then come up and hand out resumes. Lots of good options up here right now with the pilot shortage in full swing. If you have 135 vfr hours you could go right into a 206/207, if...
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    I was down for the Career forum on Friday, wish I...

    I was down for the Career forum on Friday, wish I could have gone to the trade show.
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    When this thread was started my pup wasn't even...

    When this thread was started my pup wasn't even born, now she's turning 8 this fall and has a lil sister to watch over.
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  15. During my time with Team Green every plane had...

    During my time with Team Green every plane had ADS-B and a moving map. I always used the topo map page, kept me out of trouble. I got caught with my pants down once and was very glad I had that map....
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    My airline uses iPads with ForeFlight. Works...

    My airline uses iPads with ForeFlight. Works great. Has all the legal charts and company manuals, there is even an option to buy Jep charts now. Of course any EFB program has to be signed off by the...
  17. This was my first thought. Could be any number of...

    This was my first thought. Could be any number of things though. Maybe it was an unruly passenger :-P.
  18. The next generation of cub pilots is here!

    I'm so in love! My new favorite activity is snuggling, and I can't wait to teach her how to fly! Hoping to take her to the Aviation Gathering today for her first real outing.
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    8,000lbs is more than the Saab 340 holds!

    8,000lbs is more than the Saab 340 holds!
  20. https://youtu.be/vLK385eWe08 You could try and...

    https://youtu.be/vLK385eWe08
    You could try and get a hold of this guy.
    https://youtu.be/vLK385eWe08
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    Except that it's written right into many TCDS' in...

    Except that it's written right into many TCDS' in many of these older aircraft. I say as little to a fed as I possibly can.
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    I saw one for sale up here a couple of years ago,...

    I saw one for sale up here a couple of years ago, talked with the guy on the phone and he said everything was field approved. Had a 125hp, flaps and extended baggage. Big down side was the EW was...
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    While my fishing this summer didn't involve...

    While my fishing this summer didn't involve flying it led me back to Taylorcrafts and some fun beach combing.
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    I think worry is that they aren't PMA'd.

    I think worry is that they aren't PMA'd.
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    It seems like Anchorage has taken a turn for the...

    It seems like Anchorage has taken a turn for the worse the last few years.
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