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    Old friend of mine had a S55 Sikorsky helicopter...

    Old friend of mine had a S55 Sikorsky helicopter with a big radial in it. Wright I believe. Sat in there at an angle kinda. Sounded good.
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    Have had pleasant transactions for the most part....

    Have had pleasant transactions for the most part. Several bought and sold. One dude wanted a sales agreement which was fine, however that was the only one I ever had an issue with. He had it...
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    5835P. 1959 250. Loved that thing. Sent...

    5835P. 1959 250. Loved that thing.


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    We had those in our Comanche in the early 90ís. ...

    We had those in our Comanche in the early 90ís. The NAV heads are pretty cool actually. Can fly back course approachís normally with a flip of a switch. The comms were just OK. They sent us...
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    In my experience, itís so thin that once it...

    In my experience, itís so thin that once it touches dry its over. You can spray the surface with a weak soapy water solution (a few drops in a spray bottle) and slide the graphic around. Then...
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    Not a cub but on Superflite fabric I have. Works...

    Not a cub but on Superflite fabric I have. Works great! May not last as long as paint if exposed to weather full time. Not sure. Pretty easy to apply.
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    Recently watched that video of the Arkansas...

    Recently watched that video of the Arkansas contest. Ag guys make a living maneuvering low every day, but not like that. Glad those folks have fun and put on a good show. Above my pay grade,...
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    Boof that. Thanks for the write up. ...

    Boof that.

    Thanks for the write up.


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  9. Thread: Oops

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    Dang. Iíd say they are super lucky. Always like...

    Dang. Iíd say they are super lucky. Always like an ending when everyone goes home whole.


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    Havenít seen anything about that. Not a lot of...

    Havenít seen anything about that. Not a lot of 182ís here, comparatively speaking. Wonder if local or transient. Glad to hear all are well for sure.


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    SPREADING ASHES Question

    Put in a couple - three brown paper lunch bags. Tape shut with a little masking tape. Pitch out the door. Bag hits tail, busts open, ashes spread. Donít have to taste any of your old friend, MIL,...
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    Skywalker has the number there. Ronnie does...

    Skywalker has the number there. Ronnie does factory authorized training. My dad has been twice. He takes everyone from us experimental crowd to the guys who maintain the government drones. Heís...
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    Have you talked to Ronnie Smith? Rotax does.

    Have you talked to Ronnie Smith? Rotax does.
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    Foul in SE also. Snow for 4 days straight.

    Foul in SE also. Snow for 4 days straight.
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    First modification Iíd suggest is frontal...

    First modification Iíd suggest is frontal lobotomy. Hahahaha.
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    Insurance

    Used to be AVEMCO was the only one writing Alaska but maybe that has changed. Get ready to have your breath taken away, it will be significantly more than certified. They wore me down and I quit...
  17. Kinda sounds like their smelly fuel bags and...

    Kinda sounds like their smelly fuel bags and melting fittings in them. Call and inquire and youíll get admonished for putting MOGAS in them. Itís called Alaskatude. Big dose of it there.
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    GPS and keep it over the blue. Fun until you meet the other guy doing the same thing.
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    Glad you made the trip Bill thanks for the write...

    Glad you made the trip Bill thanks for the write -up. Weíve ordered better weather for 2021, Ď20 being dreadful in SE.

    Take care.
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    Sad that George is my neighbor (by Alaska standards) and I have to see him these days via YouTube. Looking good bud!
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    300 CI "Rotax" type motor

    Probably because a turbo Beaver or Otter has viable commercial use? The recips are quickly going away in the 135 market. I donít think manufacturers will be clambering over one another to produce...
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    Drone applications are why Rotax continues to...

    Drone applications are why Rotax continues to innovate with their small engines. GA is a sideline. Maybe there will be a commercial need for a 300hp recip powerplant in a drone eventually and they...
  23. Thread: uAvionix AV 30

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    I like that a lot. I wish it would have been...

    I like that a lot. I wish it would have been available when we put the 48Ē flatscreen in our Rans.
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    Thanks for the advice. So what I have is a PDF...

    Thanks for the advice. So what I have is a PDF page of a construction set of prints. Thereís Northings and Eastings on it if that helps. Iím not sure if going through google maps is gonna get me...
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    I use an app called Avenza Maps on my iPhone. ...

    I use an app called Avenza Maps on my iPhone. There are quite a few geo referenced pdfís in their library. I use some topos and also marine charts. I would like to know an easy way to get one of...
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