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  1. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    I have no insight or opinion on this accident....

    I have no insight or opinion on this accident. I’m just pointing out first that closely spaced parallel runway operations are, in my opinion, highly questionable. Everyone has to be on their toes....
  2. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    From the perspective of flying my Cub, I agree...

    From the perspective of flying my Cub, I agree completely. But when I was working, trying to fly a pattern at the recommended flap maneuvering speed of 160 knots in a pattern with several light...
  3. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    Exactly. We used to fly into KBFI a lot, and...

    Exactly. We used to fly into KBFI a lot, and flying a jet (or anything, but a jet in landing configuration at VREF is slower to respond) on a stabilized approach to 14R while watching a student pilot...
  4. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    I hated flying into Centennial when they were...

    I hated flying into Centennial when they were using parallel operations. Same with Boeing Field.
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    Yep, Steve is awesome, and so was Atlee. When I...

    Yep, Steve is awesome, and so was Atlee. When I first bought my Cub it had a bunch of their STC’s but they were all done with bootleg copies of the paperwork. I called Atlee (himself) and explained...
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    Thanks very much Johnny. Working a few leads but...

    Thanks very much Johnny. Working a few leads but if they don’t pan out I’ll let you know.
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    The one big thing I learned about electricity is...

    The one big thing I learned about electricity is that it moves faster than I do...... learned that many times, the hard way....
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    So, momentary rant. Just had chimney work done,...

    So, momentary rant. Just had chimney work done, $600 charge for staging, advanced roof access. Guys show up and use a folding ladder.,.... When I pushed back, it started with “well, that’s just a...
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    Kenai/Soldotna Area Rental

    Looking for a rental house in the Kenai/Soldotna area for at least a year (in-laws are aging and need some help). Even something through the winter for a start would work. Plan on arriving around...
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    And remember, it’s a Cub. Not much else on it is...

    And remember, it’s a Cub. Not much else on it is probably within .2 anything..
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    Or........ the bubble level was dead nuts on, and...

    Or........ the bubble level was dead nuts on, and the digital level was off by .2...... :)
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    Like my friend/IA told me - “the only hand tool I...

    Like my friend/IA told me - “the only hand tool I want you using around your airplane is a cell phone”......
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    “And I like it”.... That’s really all that...

    “And I like it”.... That’s really all that matters.
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    I did it once years ago. It wasn’t a big deal, I...

    I did it once years ago. It wasn’t a big deal, I just decided Lethbridge was far easier as far as in and out, customs access, etc.
  15. The steerable antennas on our jets were under a...

    The steerable antennas on our jets were under a dome.. I would think you could do something like that maybe?
  16. My nephew in Colorado received his equipment...

    My nephew in Colorado received his equipment about a month ago. So far it’s been fast when he gets it, but coverage has been sketchy (as expected until more satellites are up).
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    I would still say it’s incompetent to deploy a...

    I would still say it’s incompetent to deploy a system with a known error rate and requires people who were not involved to interact and dispute a bill that’s not there’s.
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    Neither fraud nor honest mistake... just...

    Neither fraud nor honest mistake... just incompetence.
  19. Thread: Fuel primer

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    That’s because you’re not old enough to know what...

    That’s because you’re not old enough to know what he’s talking about! :)
  20. Thread: STCs and 337s

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    You're exactly correct in my opinion. I had...

    You're exactly correct in my opinion. I had numerous interactions throughout my career where I would say “I will be happy to do/provide/comply with that if you could just show me the specific...
  21. Thread: Boot. Cowl

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    We used lightweight aluminum flashing material we...

    We used lightweight aluminum flashing material we saw at the hardware store. Worked well.
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    I think it has to be just the love of aviation to...

    I think it has to be just the love of aviation to make you even consider a venture such as this. If that’s the case, have fun. It will likely never make much money, but it’s sure fun, until it isn’t....
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    ORIGINAL ARTICLE Effectiveness of screening...

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE

    Effectiveness of screening colonoscopy in reducing the risk of death from right and left colon cancer: a large community-based study
    Chyke A Doubeni,1 Douglas A Corley,2 Virginia...
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    I think that’s the one I used to fly and take...

    I think that’s the one I used to fly and take care of, SN 11. It was registered N940Y. I heard it was sitting derelict in a hangar in or near Bellingham.
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    It’s not just twins... A good friend was doing a...

    It’s not just twins... A good friend was doing a short takeoff and max climb in a PA-12 when it quit. Stick full forward and the nose had barely dropped at all as the airplane impacted the runway...
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