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    Agree that learning to fly gliders helps your...

    Agree that learning to fly gliders helps your skills (I'm a CFI-G).
    Towed a lot behind a Pawnee, currently tow with an L-19.

    Lots of really good advice above.

    Cannot emphasize enough being...
  2. Good Job, Steve

    What a good presentation. Showing the Piper specified parts up against "standard" parts, really helps in seeing the differences.
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    Sticky: Congrats, Jason...now you are doing "real flying"!

    Congrats, Jason...now you are doing "real flying"!
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    Still no reliable word on what happened. As...

    Still no reliable word on what happened. As mentioned above, in a Fire Traffic Area (FTA) the procedures are (supposedly) tightly controlled. Instructions for the drop are given by either Air...
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    Sticky: Beautiful place, fire trying to take its toll. ...

    Beautiful place, fire trying to take its toll. Later in the day, flying to the fire in the smoke near sunset

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    Not a Super Cub, but we had two SEATs in a...

    Not a Super Cub, but we had two SEATs in a mid-air out here 2 days ago. Two fatals.
    https://www.ktvn.com/story/42435299/two ... ng-efforts
  7. When asked why I had more than one airplane, I...

    When asked why I had more than one airplane, I asked her..."why do you have more than one pair of shoes?"

    "Because I need to be prepared for more than one occasion".



    "Exactly", I replied.
  8. What an excellent presentation. Outstanding...

    What an excellent presentation. Outstanding photos, and the wealth of knowledge...wow....
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    in fairness, there is some disagreement on how to...

    in fairness, there is some disagreement on how to proceed at TBO. For part 91....emphasis...part 91....there is no mandate to overhaul at a particular "hours in service", nor "calendar years in...
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    Everything Aktango said is correct. I just had...

    Everything Aktango said is correct. I just had to pull an engine that was running perfectly. Went in for annual, had burned exhaust valve. Pulled cylinder, and the cam and some lifters were...
  11. Thread: Spark plugs

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    Steve, I have had the experience of plugs...

    Steve, I have had the experience of plugs (Champions) in a Husky that ran a bit rough...still ran, but just wasn't as smooth as desired. Resistances were upwards of 50Kohms on several of the plugs. ...
  12. The warbird tours, warbird shows, seem to bring...

    The warbird tours, warbird shows, seem to bring out great people. (maybe because a lot are connected, directly, or indirectly, to the WWII veterans?)

    I'm currently taking in a book "The Aviators"...
  13. I was shocked at how the old gray headed guys...

    I was shocked at how the old gray headed guys disappeared from the airport.

    Then I realized I *was* one of the old gray headed guys....
  14. An impetus behind Basicmed originally was that...

    An impetus behind Basicmed originally was that "the doc that knows the patient has the best idea of whether he's medically fit to fly"....so, maybe that doc was doing the right thing....
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    "When ferry permits are outlawed, only outlaws...

    "When ferry permits are outlawed, only outlaws will have ferry permits"
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    Sadly, there is a growing sentiment of "y'all...

    Sadly, there is a growing sentiment of "y'all shouldn't be having fun that I can't/won't/am unwilling to have".
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    It's kind of like the situations reported in the...

    It's kind of like the situations reported in the "Ramp Check Season" thread....there are a *bunch* of *different* FAAs in the country. Some more reasonable than others. I've heard it said the...
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    looks like Randy's cow got "lei-ed"

    looks like Randy's cow got "lei-ed"
  19. I've lived on two different residential airparks....

    I've lived on two different residential airparks. As long as I can afford it, that's where I'll live. Mallard's Landing (GA04), which is a bit far for you (Georgia), and Woodbridge (MS04) in MS.
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    Ouch.

    Ouch.
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    Randy, do not "cow"-tow to the pressure.

    Randy, do not "cow"-tow to the pressure.
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    on the horns of a dilemma

    on the horns of a dilemma
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    (bump) I thank all who have taken the time...

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    I thank all who have taken the time to answer questions....(you know who you are......)


    Continuing to search....


    thanks
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    As Steve P. said...the Hawker SeaFury was one...

    As Steve P. said...the Hawker SeaFury was one incredible flying machine...as long as the engine kept working. i've enjoyed the mustang, the corsair...the history alone makes them fabulous.

    Love...
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    WTB Super Cub

    I'm looking to buy a good Super Cub.

    Prefer classic white/red scheme.

    Needs to be able to get the "Steve Pierce Seal of Approval".


    thanks
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