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  1. From May thru the beginning of October, I fly...

    From May thru the beginning of October, I fly countless trips between Homer and our remote cabin on Lake Clark. I get more ice in “the summer” over the west side of Cook Inlet at 10,000-12,00 feet,...
  2. 39902First point given the current AOA thread,...

    39902First point given the current AOA thread, I am surprised you guys took my bait so easily.

    Second point I think instrument skills are enormously important. Tail dragger experience has...
  3. Darn, I guess I forgot the smiley in my post.

    Darn, I guess I forgot the smiley in my post.
  4. Wouldn’t an iPad and AOA system meet all the...

    Wouldn’t an iPad and AOA system meet all the requirements?
  5. The emergency check list I have used is FEDS —...

    The emergency check list I have used is FEDS — fuel, electric, door, seat belts.
  6. My wife says these show the color better. ...

    My wife says these show the color better.

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  7. We really like the orange. 33872 33873 ...

    We really like the orange.

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  8. The FX3 is initially going on amphibs in AK, but...

    The FX3 is initially going on amphibs in AK, but with the idea it could replace what the Husky has done so well for us over the last two decades.
  9. Kurt, they won us over with the SS and FX1 years...

    Kurt, they won us over with the SS and FX1 years ago, and we have serial number 33 or 34 FX3 on order. When we placed that order, a few weeks ago, next available FX3 was April 2018.
  10. Maybe in a FX3, too. Brad Damm took an O2 bottle,...

    Maybe in a FX3, too. Brad Damm took an O2 bottle, went to 17,500 and went Yakima to Austin with one fuel stop, and a lot of reserve gas landing in TX in the FX3 in the last week or two. Good thing...
  11. There are a number of differences between the...

    There are a number of differences between the Carbon Cub SS, FX, and FX3, including the amount of flap travel and “big tail” vs standard. While many might not notice these differences, they do effect...
  12. I just came in from flying a lightweight (1,315...

    I just came in from flying a lightweight (1,315 or so pounds) Husky for a few hours around Moab in clear, cold conditions, with just me and 25 gallons of fuel. John, you may recall that five or ten...
  13. TBD. The FX3 is crazy fun to fly, goes faster and...

    TBD. The FX3 is crazy fun to fly, goes faster and slower than a Husky, has amazing avionics, and is 200 pounds lighter than a light Husky. Did I say it was really fun to fly. :)
  14. I flew the FX3 a few weeks ago — the performance...

    I flew the FX3 a few weeks ago — the performance is amazing.
  15. In all my training, it goes: 1) push 2)...

    In all my training, it goes:

    1) push

    2) power

    3) rudder

    4) roll
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    Thank goodness this did not turn into an...

    Thank goodness this did not turn into an accident, with terrible consequences. Not trying to excuse this, as we all have to be hard wired to go around when something doesn't look right, regardless of...
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    Some years back, I was on top of Mile Hi airstrip...

    Some years back, I was on top of Mile Hi airstrip in Idaho, when Harrison landed there in his Beaver. He is an enthusiast.
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    Not to be too particular, but Gooding, ID is...

    Not to be too particular, but Gooding, ID is runway 7/25, and has been as long as I have been landing there.
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    I just assumed that Harrison recently got new...

    I just assumed that Harrison recently got new Bushwheels, and was trying to minimize taxi distance to the FBO?
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    My goal is to not surprise the tower guy, by...

    My goal is to not surprise the tower guy, by assuming I know what he wants or vice versa. If it is quiet, and my landing clearance was a while back, I will frequently say "confirm cleared to land" on...
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    A reason accident investigations and the internet...

    A reason accident investigations and the internet do not mix, is as part of the process, you need to consider every possibility without worrying who it might offend.
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    https://planefinder.net/flight/N472CP

    https://planefinder.net/flight/N472CP
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    from just now, CAP Airvan: Image won't post...

    from just now, CAP Airvan:

    Image won't post but it was the ADS B tracks of a CAP Airvan circling what I believe is the crash site. They are headed away now.
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    As opposed to staying level or descending, when I...

    As opposed to staying level or descending, when I look at something I set up a slight climb, thinking that will keep me out of my wake. I also combine this with race tracks, rather than just circle,...
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    Without expressing an opinion as to whether...

    Without expressing an opinion as to whether there can be other causes, I believe Mike is spot on as to wake vortices, either your own or those from someone else, as a cause of loss of control when...
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