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  1. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    ADS-B Issues

    Well, I received the dreaded phone call from the FAA in Washington DC recently, letting me know that my newly installed ADS-B unit was intermittently transmitting error messages. Perfect......
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  2. Thread: Draco

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    When you are cleared for takeoff, it is your...

  3. Thread: Draco

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    The centerline of a runway is merely a...

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    Was a little toasty in Tennessee! MTV

    Was a little toasty in Tennessee!

    MTV
  5. Likewise, it was great catching up with you, Cam....

    Likewise, it was great catching up with you, Cam. Hope your flight home went well.

    MTV
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    Had VGs on my PA 11. Worth doing on these light...

    Had VGs on my PA 11. Worth doing on these light Cubs

    MTV
  7. Ummm, yup. MTV

    Ummm, yup.

    MTV
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    Mounting that engine looks a lot like what the...

    Mounting that engine looks a lot like what the deHavilland Canada engineers went through to mount the R-985 on the Beaver. Interesting adaptations.

    MTV
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    True enough, Pete, but I have seen several other...

    True enough, Pete, but I have seen several other engines in Fairbanks turn up significantly rusty......but I don't know how those engines were treated over a long period of time, other than I know...
  10. Thread: InReach Mini

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    Great pilot report, thanks! MTV

    Great pilot report, thanks!

    MTV
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    I can recall a certain airplane that sat outside...

    I can recall a certain airplane that sat outside in Fairbanks, engine heater plugged in all winter, engine cover on, just “in case” the operator needed to go fly. There were a couple winters where...
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    Last time I was asked (ordered?) to call tower...

    Last time I was asked (ordered?) to call tower after landing, I spoke with the local (contract) ATC Chief. He explained to me that if I were to use a different runway for my departures in future,...
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    The entire process of the Flight Standards...

    The entire process of the Flight Standards “Reorganization” has been kept really quiet, if not secret. I’ve asked questions about it, including a couple to folks at high levels and gotten...
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    There was one season when all Inspectors were...

    There was one season when all Inspectors were required to meet a “quota” of ramp checks, in Fairbanks, at least.

    I got ramp checked so many times that summer it was ridiculous. I finally asked...
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    Groan..... MTV

    Groan.....

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    Yeah, we had a kid on a solo flight get a Warrior...

    Yeah, we had a kid on a solo flight get a Warrior pure-D sideways off the side of the runway at ~ 40 knots. Grass flying everywhere. I was sure that nose gear was coming off.....nope. He’d have...
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    No correction needed....you're correct. MTV

    No correction needed....you're correct.

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    Times seven on the look for cracks around the...

    Times seven on the look for cracks around the neck. And don’t ask how I know that.

    MTV
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    Look at Parker’s web site. They still make many...

    Look at Parker’s web site. They still make many of the old pumps, and presumably parts as well. You may be surprised.

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    ents would be my first thought as well. MTV

    ents would be my first thought as well.

    MTV
  21. Thread: CAS vs IAS

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    Good for you. You should be developing a good...

    Good for you. You should be developing a good feel for the airplane......you can use that feel to learn to land short.

    Not trying to be a smart ass, but the airspeed indicator in a Cub is pretty...
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    Agreed. The difference in float designs can...

    Agreed. The difference in float designs can result in very different technique to get them to fly. That pilot had lots of time to realize it wasn’t a good program, and shut it down. Then go to...
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    They are now a Chrysler product......or if you...

    They are now a Chrysler product......or if you prefer, a Fiat product......GROSS!

    That oughta get em going!

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    Another seaplane. Loooooong takeoff run: ...

    Another seaplane. Loooooong takeoff run: https://www.sunjournal.com/2019/08/22/video-floatplane-crashes-in-rangeley-lake/

    MTV
  25. Thread: CAS vs IAS

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    Thats well and good. But, if you’re having to...

    Thats well and good. But, if you’re having to look at that airspeed instrument while landing at that “short mountain strip”, you are very apt to fail.

    It doesn’t take very long to fly by feeling...
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