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  1. Richard is one of the best thing that's happened...

    Richard is one of the best thing that's happened to general aviation advocacy in a long time. Glad he could join you and explore more of America's aviation backcountry. Great videos!

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  2. Thread: oshkosh 2021

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    i had dinner with him that night and we met for...

    i had dinner with him that night and we met for breakfast. You’re right, he’s a joy to visit with….great sense of humor, and lots of history.

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    Saw this in Bozeman when I got home from OSH. ...

    Saw this in Bozeman when I got home from OSH.

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    No idea what the story is. Wing tip and prop damage. Bummer, nice looking plane.

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  4. Thread: oshkosh 2021

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    My next door neighbor at Mobridge, SD today. ...

    My next door neighbor at Mobridge, SD today.

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  5. Thread: oshkosh 2021

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    It was fun meeting your Dad and swapping some sea...

    It was fun meeting your Dad and swapping some sea stories. One of the highlights this year. I just heard over the PA that attendance was 649K and change to date.

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  6. Thread: oshkosh 2021

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    I haven’t seen “official” numbers, but they...

    I haven’t seen “official” numbers, but they announced late week that they’d set a record for numbers of airplanes here, and I don’t doubt that at all.

    Vendors, on the other hand, are waaaay down...
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    yes, you can restrict the throttle, but that wing...

    yes, you can restrict the throttle, but that wing has so much lift, and those EDO 2000s just WANT to leap out of the water.

    No matter what you do, it’s just too easy in a Super Cub.

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    I went through what you’re going through many...

    I went through what you’re going through many many years ago. I had a Super Cub on EDO 2000. I wanted to do SES ratings. This was before the 2000 lb kit. Our DPEs were not “petite” by a long...
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    Sometimes Isabel Pass to the east is better. ...

    Sometimes Isabel Pass to the east is better. But, a lot of folks don’t realize that Summit IS the top of Windy, and with moisture and southerly flow the conditions are precisely what you noted. ...
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    Nothing but very positive experiences with AVEMCO...

    Nothing but very positive experiences with AVEMCO for many years. Great company.

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    Hasn't seemed to be an issue if you just wade...

    Hasn't seemed to be an issue if you just wade across the Rio Grande....

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  12. Here’s the latest: FAA will prosecute any...

    Here’s the latest: FAA will prosecute any instructor who provides instruction in limited, EX, etc planes, even if they didn’t accept ANY money. ...
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    Schafer Meadows Work Party Postponed

    A new wildfire and associated TFR near Meadow Creek, about ten miles or so southwest of Schafer Meadows, and a forecast for a shift to strong southwesterly flows aloft, bringing California and Oregon...
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    56712 Flew up the Gallatin River to the...

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    Flew up the Gallatin River to the Confluence with the Taylor Fork

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    Landed at the Nine Quarter Circle Ranch
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    I'm not sure that's a cooler in the original oil...

    I'm not sure that's a cooler in the original oil cooler location.....block off plate, or??

    I agree on price range, though maybe a touch higher, considering the current market.

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  16. Who knows? Bear in mind that a private pilot...

    Who knows? Bear in mind that a private pilot would be absolutely legal to fly a particular airplane (assuming they are appropriately rated). So, if they're not taking ANY compensation, and their...
  17. Pete, the cases I’m familiar with, the FAA...

    Pete,
    the cases I’m familiar with, the FAA determined that actually logging the hours of a ferry flight was “compensation”.

    Go figure.

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  18. There've been all sorts of attempts at "work...

    There've been all sorts of attempts at "work arounds" when it comes to flying for compensation. Ferry pilots trying to build time, with a private certificate seem to figure regularly there, and...
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    Hoping to get there on Friday/Saturday, camping...

    Hoping to get there on Friday/Saturday, camping in Vintage.

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  20. There is more to this whole mess than just...

    There is more to this whole mess than just whether the owner and/or instructor in an EX/Limited/etc category airplane has to get a LODA.

    The foundation of flight instruction forever has been...
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    Stewart, Cessna factory did mark the oil...

    Stewart,

    Cessna factory did mark the oil dipsticks on seaplane kit equipped 185s. I flew two brand new ones, straight from the factory. Numbers on one side of the dipstick, two XXs on the other...
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    congratulations— You got it! And described it...

    congratulations— You got it! And described it well. Good job!

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    Ummm, seriously….you can’t figure that out? No...

    Ummm, seriously….you can’t figure that out? No wonder you’re having so much trouble with the concept of oil in an engine.

    Its not rocket science.

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    Yes, exactly. And BTW, in case you decide to...

    Yes, exactly.

    And BTW, in case you decide to run one of these engines at 2 quarts, understand that 2quarts is basically what is required to submerge the pickup in oil….with the engine level. At...
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    Stewart, Older MTs used stainless leading...

    Stewart,

    Older MTs used stainless leading edge. Newer use Nickel.

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