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  1. This is slightly off topic, my apologies if it...

    This is slightly off topic, my apologies if it doesn’t really apply.

    if the FAA holds the position that flight time is compensation for CFI’s, what about a private pilot volunteering to fly a tow...
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    Sticky: Is there a way to bid outside of Facebook? Bids...

    Is there a way to bid outside of Facebook? Bids at the event?
  3. Thread: Post Mills

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    Tragic accident for a guy with well over 10,000...

    Tragic accident for a guy with well over 10,000 hours of balloon time. I took off shortly after they did and passed the balloon about 10 or fifteen minutes before this accident on my way back in. The...
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    56654 I fly a black 170. It does get warm in...

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    I fly a black 170. It does get warm in the direct sun, great for getting the frost off in colder weather. Hasn’t been a problem in the summer. Of course it’s not fabric.
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    What accounts for the difference in gross weight...

    What accounts for the difference in gross weight between this (2200#), and the patrol (2000#)?

    Fuselage structural differences ?
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    Congratulations, nice looking build, and the...

    Congratulations, nice looking build, and the weights are nice. Are you going to bring it to the Keene fly in?
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    That might it for skis, had to shovel some snow...

    That might it for skis, had to shovel some snow on to the bare ground to get out of my hangar, then because that snow melted while I was out flying, shovel some more to get back into my hangar. ...
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    If you gave that airplane to your wife, you’re...

    If you gave that airplane to your wife, you’re setting yourself up for years of adolescent (in other words pilot) jokes.

    definitely the coolest airplane to fly though
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    sounds about like what I’d be tempted to build,...

    sounds about like what I’d be tempted to build, except at 1100#. I’d like some free lunch, and I’d like to have cake and eat it.
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    Who wouldn’t want to have the ability to cruise a...

    Who wouldn’t want to have the ability to cruise a little faster and have a little better efficiency?

    Dave, if you say they can be built light with a reasonable degree of creature comforts, you...
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    So that patrol belongs to the company I think and...

    So that patrol belongs to the company I think and was loaned for the YouTube exposure. I know that they should be built light, but that’s the company owner’s plane, doesn’t have an interior really...
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    Amazing stuff, Bill. Thanks for posting. Seeing...

    Amazing stuff, Bill. Thanks for posting. Seeing your talks on the HDHP, and reading your threads here has convinced me to finally get a float rating. Instead of thinking that it’d be a neat thing to...
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    I’m currently flying a stock engine 170B, and am...

    I’m currently flying a stock engine 170B, and am looking fairly seriously at the javron vs patrol question. One thing I’ve noticed is that many patrols seem to be in the ~1200-1250 lbs range for...
  14. Thread: Low oil temp

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    Sonny’s skis are not quite ready to go. We saw a...

    Sonny’s skis are not quite ready to go. We saw a fair number of surprised looking ice fishermen today. Hey sometime soon I’d like to talk to you about building a SC. I’m just starting to really...
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    You have skis yet? We had Andy, Tim and my 170....

    You have skis yet? We had Andy, Tim and my 170. Landed at 20 something lakes all over Northern VT..
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    What a day today, landed at over 20 spots all...

    What a day today, landed at over 20 spots all over northern VT.
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    The local champs here have ways of blocking off...

    The local champs here have ways of blocking off portions of the inlet of the cowl’s ranging from metal plates that sandwich onto the cowl, to duct tape. There must be a supercub block off plate to...
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    Nice video. Just a little east it was gusty and...

    Nice video. Just a little east it was gusty and rough on Sunday. I’m hoping this weekend will be nicer!
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    Are there skis for a stearman? I can’t recall...

    Are there skis for a stearman? I can’t recall ever seeing one on skis. Bring it up to the Bowman ski flyin on the 13th, I’ll buy you a hot cocoa.
  20. Trick question. He could never fly because he’s...

    Trick question. He could never fly because he’s at the center of a TFR, by definition
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    “There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor...

    “There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.”

    - Ernie Hemingway

    maybe flying falls in with motor racing?
  22. Or if you came a little west there’s Freyburg, ...

    Or if you came a little west there’s Freyburg, ossipee, Laconia, parlin
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    My 170 made the paper. I’m famous!

    My 170 made the paper. I’m famous!
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    It was a fun show, good turnout of airplanes, and...

    It was a fun show, good turnout of airplanes, and non-airplane people from the area. Also 2.69 Mogas at KOWK!
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    I’m going to try to be there with my 170, looks...

    I’m going to try to be there with my 170, looks like rain, hopefully just some showers.
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