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    I got to fly HW a few years after he left office....

    I got to fly HW a few years after he left office. He was a guest speaker at one of our companies conferences. Very nice and gracious man, and it was kind of cool to fly him knowing his aviation and...
  2. Thread: ADS-B Anonymity

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    Come on man, seriously? We’ve all had a non-stop...

    Come on man, seriously? We’ve all had a non-stop front row seat to this kind of “stuff” for well over a year now. Please make your point without dragging us back into the pit. I come here as an...
  3. Thread: Bold Method...

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    Yep, he definitely would have had one if it were...

    Yep, he definitely would have had one if it were available at the time. Keeping basic airmanship skills sharp and maintaining proficiency with automation is a balancing act for sure. As far as the...
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    I know several good towbar/tie down stories....

    I know several good towbar/tie down stories. Since my tiedown story was in a 182 I’m gonna say it’s relevant to this thread.... One of my first charters as a 19 year old new commercial pilot was a...
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    52573 Nobody's flaming anybody here, at least...

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    Nobody's flaming anybody here, at least from my point of view!
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    Very true... On the other hand I’ve suffered some...

    Very true... On the other hand I’ve suffered some self-inflicted events that could have been avoided if someone had pointed out my error before hand.......
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    Ha! Took me a minute to see it.. I remember...

    Ha! Took me a minute to see it.. I remember learning that early on!

    And by learning it early on, I mean I got yelled at for doing it.........
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    Did the Cub with polyfiber, then did the Stinson...

    Did the Cub with polyfiber, then did the Stinson with Stewart’s. Worked fine, per instructions and was really nice not dealing with the fumes.
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    Knew a guy with a 421 that wanted me to put him...

    Knew a guy with a 421 that wanted me to put him through our 135 training so he could feel confident in his abilities. First takeoff it was gear up, autopilot on. Flew first approach fully coupled to...
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    If I remember correctly, and I only heard it,...

    If I remember correctly, and I only heard it, never told it myself mind you..... but it was “south until you smell it, and east until you step in it”.....
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    Got one of those calls the other day, the lady...

    Got one of those calls the other day, the lady came on and asked me what year and make of car I wanted the warranty on. I told her it was a 1919 Model T..... She told me ok, and wanted to start...
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    Reminds me of the joke from the pipeline days...

    Reminds me of the joke from the pipeline days about how you get to Texas from Alaska........
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    Used garbage bags on the skis many times, also in...

    Used garbage bags on the skis many times, also in the 70’s and 80’s.... Worked well, also worked great as improvised rain coat with arm holes cut out.....
  14. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    Unfortunate coincidence for sure.

    Unfortunate coincidence for sure.
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    52430 I can’t believe he used the word...

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    I can’t believe he used the word impossible......
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    Ohhhh! Ahhhhh!

    Ohhhh! Ahhhhh!
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    Looks like illegal taking of game...... fly hunt...

    Looks like illegal taking of game...... fly hunt same day.....
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    It’s remarkable how much aviation history is...

    It’s remarkable how much aviation history is around us. Worthy of its own thread for sure. The challenge will be getting people to tell stories about themselves, or others they know, but I think it...
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    Well, thought I was done beating this horse but...

    Well, thought I was done beating this horse but guess not. My reaction to the passion Turbo exhibited was due to the fact he wasn’t passionate about how good the new gear was, but how bad the old...
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    Beating a dead horse.... except this one appears...

    Beating a dead horse.... except this one appears to have got back up....
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    You’ll never regret going to a 182.

    You’ll never regret going to a 182.
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    Brakes had a tendency to freeze at altitude in...

    Brakes had a tendency to freeze at altitude in the jets. Several Global Express’s had issues on landing including at least one that went off a runway. Explained it to our CEO, and let him know about...
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    I always intentionally make “frozen brake”...

    I always intentionally make “frozen brake” landings regardless of type aircraft or time of year.... That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.....
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    “End of the roaders” is an interesting phenomenon...

    “End of the roaders” is an interesting phenomenon for sure. Flew quite a few SWAT team flights going after some of them. Anybody remember Gary Newcomb from the late 80’s? Before they caught him in...
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    Since I know Skywagon, and know he won’t bring it...

    Since I know Skywagon, and know he won’t bring it up, thought I’d mention he has quite a bit of certification flight test experience.
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