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    http://www.supercub.org/forum/images/misc/quote_ic...

    http://www.supercub.org/forum/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by RCharles http://www.supercub.org/forum/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png

    Christina , Ya'll may have this...
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    Hold my beer and watch this...

    Hold my beer and watch this takeoff:oops::Beer:cheers
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    L-21B Ribs vs PA-18 Ribs

    I just learned that the L-21 has two fewer ribs on each wing than the standard PA-18. I count 12 ribs plus the butt rib on my airplane.
    So, should you need a new spar, you cannot order a wing spar...
  4. Bulletin - FAA read your posting and agrees that...

    Bulletin - FAA read your posting and agrees that all geese should have ADS-B. They cite the 'Airbus in the Hudson' as an accident which ADS-B would have prevented.
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    24414 You mean one of these? Back in the 'Wings...

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    An achievement that you did not mention was an 82...

    An achievement that you did not mention was an 82 year-old getting into a Cub!:lol:
  7. The land mass in the vicinity of Gustavus is...

  8. I spent a lot of time flying over this area. The...

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    A ground plane increases the effective length of...

    A ground plane increases the effective length of an antenna. If it is a ground plane, your radio will work properly but it's range may be affected.
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    It has been a while (i.e. many many years) since...

    It has been a while (i.e. many many years) since I learned about Ground Plane in my radio license cless, but here is what Wikipedia says:
    "In telecommunication, a ground plane is a flat or nearly...
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    This is what you need for moose, people and other...

    This is what you need for moose, people and other critturs who are difficult to see on the road:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdapMzGSZuM

    and

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joIJOrZWyRc...
  12. For more that 25 years and many different...

    For more that 25 years and many different airplanes , I have used Lemon Pledge and some soft paper towels on plastic windshields. Never a problem.
  13. But, you don't have to use all the power. A Super...

    But, you don't have to use all the power. A Super Cub flies just fine at 1800 RPM.
    However, occasionally, that Cub is flown with amphib floats and the power does come in handy.
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    "For those that have not traveled the coast from...

    "For those that have not traveled the coast from Cordova to Yakutat and south, you are missing one of the most incredible flights in the US"

    Been there - done that - I agree!
  15. Santa encountered a breezy Christmas Day in Texas - what would Amazon do?

    To all those in Cub Land - wherever you may be - I hope that Santa was good to you.
    Around here, he had to have his best piloting skills - winds gusted to 35 mph and a sleigh is not very...
  16. Without their wives/girlfriends, etc (lol)

    Without their wives/girlfriends, etc (lol)
  17. General Aviation and a Difficult Future Ahead

    A pilot who is also a professor at a major university applies academic rigor to an analysis of the future health of general aviation. The hard numbers make for some stark reading.
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    17002 Steve - looks like we were in the same...

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    Steve - looks like we were in the same neighborhood. Mike Goulian is a great guy. Always has time for his fans.
    BTW, are you going to Reklaw? If so, CU there!
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    As I said, Let's make this unfortunate event a...

    As I said, Let's make this unfortunate event a learning experience. A few years ago, a friend and his buddy went on an Alaska hunting trip accompanied by my friend's 12 year old son. They landed at...
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    "Good show, that was one lucky girl" and...

    "Good show, that was one lucky girl"
    and
    "I'm glad to see that she got back in the saddle."

    But, I was disappointed in her Flight Instructor's preparations for the student's cross...
  21. The latest issue (July, 2014) of AOPA Pilot has a...

    The latest issue (July, 2014) of AOPA Pilot has a great article on the Meggers' and Super Cub #1.
  22. Perhaps many of you have seen the movie...

    Perhaps many of you have seen the movie "Strategic Air Command". In one of the early scenes, a DC-3 with smoke trailing from an engine declared an emergency and landed at Carswell AFB. Instead...
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    I recently had the priviledge of fulfilling a...

    I recently had the priviledge of fulfilling a hero's last wishes. Thanks to information found in this Supercub Forum thread plus a lot of help from friends, the ashes of Commander George Denby and...
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    Smothers Brothers - I am a pilot

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEiU-8gx0hc&feature=player_embedded

    Still keeps me laughing..
  25. Thanks very much for posting this. The process of...

    Thanks very much for posting this. The process of sending a letter to my congressional representative was amazingly easy.
    Now, if we can just ensure that they read the messages... but good luck with...
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