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    And I always thought hitting a deer would be bad!...

    And I always thought hitting a deer would be bad!

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  2. Anything new on Canada accepting BasicMed?

    Anything new on Canada accepting BasicMed?
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    Sounds pretty sweet. Curious if there's a...

    Sounds pretty sweet.
    Curious if there's a minimum retirement age?

    Let's say a guy started flying this Beaver job at 25,
    he could qualify with 20 years service & go out at 45.

    My union...
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    Cougar, deer, elk, sheep...….you sure seem to...

    Cougar, deer, elk, sheep...….you sure seem to have picked the sweet spot for your game camera!!
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    For many years EAA Sport Aviation magazine has...

    For many years EAA Sport Aviation magazine has had an ad in it for the Ol' Joint Jigger.

    I have no idea what it looks like or if it works worth a darn,
    but the name always caught my eye.
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    My information says 1956.

    My information says 1956.
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    Next theyll be suing venture capitalists. :roll:

    Next theyll be suing venture capitalists. :roll:
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    Dunno how well it'll fit on your 12, but I put a...

    Dunno how well it'll fit on your 12,
    but I put a Skytec "Flyweight" starter on my C150/150TD to replace the tired old Prestolite.
    At the time, it was both the cheapest & the lightest starter they...
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    FWIW there's a Twin Bee in my area that's been a...

    FWIW there's a Twin Bee in my area that's been a hangar queen for a number of years.
    The owner has someone working on getting it ferryable,
    then I think it'll go to KAWO for an annual.
    If anyone's...
  10. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    I agree. ADS-B is just a month away from being...

    I agree.
    ADS-B is just a month away from being mandatory.
    Seems like active pilots, at least those in or near "rule airspace", would know more.
    Of course, LSA & sport pilot rules have been in...
  11. Classic answer from a doc-- esp a retired doc:...

    Classic answer from a doc-- esp a retired doc:
    "So don't do that!".
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    Lots of bald eagles around Puget Sound. I...

    Lots of bald eagles around Puget Sound.
    I encounter them relatively often, esp during haying time.
    They like feeding on mice snakes etc that get chopped up or exposed by the mower.
    They are the...
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    I use nylon strap bike binders. Got rid of the...

    I use nylon strap bike binders. Got rid of the hooks at the ends & have loops sewn or tied into the strap.
    Usually loop it to the ground anchor, and use a shackle or carabiner at the wing eye.
    Easy...
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    I watched a video about that Badlands Traveler a...

    I watched a video about that Badlands Traveler a while back.
    Awesome performance.
    I believe it had 150 wings then, but I recall the owner talking about either building another one with 172 wings....
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    You would think that the pension plan would...

    You would think that the pension plan would welcome late-comers--
    that way, the payoff at age 57 retirement would be lower.
    Better yet, mandatory retirement before vesting in the plan, so no...
  16. Off topic, but I'm curious about this statement....

    Off topic, but I'm curious about this statement.
    Is that a US tariff on hunting trophies,
    or a US tariff on importing additional exotics,
    or ?
  17. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    That seems to be a common opinion. However, it's...

    That seems to be a common opinion.
    However, it's my understanding that in anonymous the Skybeacon / Tailbeacon
    transmit a "random temporary address" as per Fancypants' post.
    I know that if I...
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    I like it too! That white paint ruins the look...

    I like it too!
    That white paint ruins the look though....
    gotta carry the two-tone chromate finish up onto the tail !

    That cornfield strip looks pretty cool too.
  19. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Mike, I'm curious if your Skybeacon was in ...

    Mike, I'm curious if your Skybeacon was in "anonymous" or regular mode?
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    A blast from the past.... years ago a friend of...

    A blast from the past.... years ago a friend of mine got into the same predicament adjacent to Seattle's Boeing Field in a C150.
    Fire department rescued him, after a couple hours of hanging there-...
  21. Thread: Best O360

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    Found this in my Lycoming OH manual. V stands...

    Found this in my Lycoming OH manual.
    V stands for vertical helicopter,
    H stands for horizontal helicopter.

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    If he only flies under the class C (as opposed to...

    If he only flies under the class C (as opposed to in it), ADS-B out is not required.
    Unless it's within one of the 30 mode C veils in the country.
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    Isn't the "HO" a helicopter engine, originally...

    Isn't the "HO" a helicopter engine, originally designed to be mounted vertically?
  24. Dunno what the material & shop time cost, but I...

    Dunno what the material & shop time cost, but I just saw what looks like a good deal right now on Amazon--
    four 8" long pieces of track & four rings for $44.50 with free S&H.
    ...
  25. Even better deal now-- anchor plate, ring, &...

    Even better deal now-- anchor plate, ring, & hardware for $11.20.
    A 4-pack goes for $39.10.
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