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    Never flown one, so I really don’t have an...

    Never flown one, so I really don’t have an opinion. Quality of construction looks good.

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    Talked to the owner of the company today, and...

    Talked to the owner of the company today, and asked about Keller flaps. He said they're in the process of building two of them, both with Keller flaps right now. In other words, Yes, they'll work....
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    The factory demo 180 hp Legend Cub is here at the...

    The factory demo 180 hp Legend Cub is here at the Livermore AOPA Fly In, and is equipped with carbon fiber leading edge slats. I'll ask them this morning if the Keller flaps will work.

    That...
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    Yes, done with the water rudders in the retracted...

    Yes, done with the water rudders in the retracted position....as they'll be in flight.

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  5. Thread: Locking a Cub

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    One spring we were working a moose capture...

    One spring we were working a moose capture project out of a remote Alaskan village. There was a Husky a Scout and a helicopter, parked overnight at the village strip.

    I “locked” the Husky as was...
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    Dang, you’re going to be a fleet operator soon....

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    There is absolutely NOTHING on earth which smells...

    There is absolutely NOTHING on earth which smells worse or stronger than dead marine mammals.

    I flew down the Bering Sea beach once, where a dead gray whale had washed up a couple weeks earlier. ...
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    1w is waaaaay high. Start at 6 and work your way...

    1w is waaaaay high. Start at 6 and work your way down.

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    Do some measuring. Where will the canoe have to...

    Do some measuring. Where will the canoe have to be to provide prop clearance? Will that put the bow right up close to the tail feathers?

    Ive carries lots of canoes on various airplanes, and...
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    There was a hangar built on a small lake in...

    There was a hangar built on a small lake in Kodiak (Island Lake) with the hangar built out from shore. The bifold door went down to water surface. Door opened with a remote. There was a wood ramp...
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    I always call approach/departure when one is...

    I always call approach/departure when one is available. Why not? If they're busy, all the more reason to talk to them. I'll take all the help I can get avoiding other traffic for one thing. ...
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    Sticky: Hope you folks in Winifred are warmer than we are...

    Hope you folks in Winifred are warmer than we are

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    Bob, The Cirrus actually passed all required...

    Bob,

    The Cirrus actually passed all required flight tests during certification. The company chose to certificate it with the parachute for stall/spin recovery.

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    Gary, No, Beavers aren't prone to flipping. ...

    Gary,

    No, Beavers aren't prone to flipping. On 4930 floats, which I assume that plane was on, they're very nice float planes. I've flown them on 4580s, 4930s and just a bit on the big Wip 6000,...
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    Now, you’re really reaching George. Not even...

    Now, you’re really reaching George. Not even close.

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    cant beat that one, Steve. The 172/150 series...

    cant beat that one, Steve. The 172/150 series have truly been the “Pilot Makers” for decades. And what phenomenal airplanes! Good for you for working with this gent!

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    Ah, yes, but who really was concerned about the...

    Ah, yes, but who really was concerned about the outcome? 8) :roll:

    I mean, there was at least ten behind you, right? And a T-38 isnít going to make a very large hole, right?

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    Which is precisely the point we’ve been making,...

    Which is precisely the point we’ve been making, George. This should not have been a difficult task. The outcome begs the question: Was he properly prepared? And, by the way, the pilot is not to...
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    You mean like this: 43137 43138 MTV

    You mean like this:

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    43138

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    I didn't intend to comply that a commercial...

    I didn't intend to comply that a commercial operator needs tons of Beaver "time". Read my post. It's EXPERIENCE that really counts, plus a thorough and intensive check out in the Beaver. This guy...
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    I find it incomprehensible that they had a guy...

    I find it incomprehensible that they had a guy with that little seaplane experience (note I didn’t use the term “time”) flying a Beaver for hire, and carrying passengers.

    Many folks think flying...
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    Sticky: Three miles visibility in smoke this morning in...

    Three miles visibility in smoke this morning in Bozeman and Helena. A big Canadian fire up north of Edmonton is producing a lot of smoke, and we are the beneficiaries of same, Eh..... As long as...
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    Insurance????? We need insurance for this...

    Insurance????? We need insurance for this ****????

    That is not even vaguely challenging conditions for a Beaver. Yeah, as Pete says, five hours in a J-3 on floats, and next you're doing a 135...
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    Why not? Atlee’s box has an approval? MTV

    Why not? Atlee’s box has an approval?

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    Craig Medred article on the Whitehorse accident:...

    Craig Medred article on the Whitehorse accident:

    https://craigmedred.news/2019/05/28/deadly-crash/

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