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    Lt Col Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller Battalion...

    Lt Col Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller Battalion Commander on Peleliu 2nd from left
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    I was at Quang Tri Combat Base 1968-69 at the Air...

    I was at Quang Tri Combat Base 1968-69 at the Air Station with Marine Observation Squadron Six. Semper Fidelis and God Bless your family.
    Tom Constantine-- Master Gunnery Sergeant USMC ret Our...
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    Lou, Don't know if you recall Gary Garvey who...

    Lou,

    Don't know if you recall Gary Garvey who was in metal shop at Los Al. He surfaced at a Popasmoke reunion about six years ago. Gary went over to RVN and flew with 167 at MMAF. When he came...
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    Steve--When I began to fly the county fire plane...

    Steve--When I began to fly the county fire plane about ten years ago I had not had but about five hours in a an 18 and this aircraft did not have VG's. I asked a knowledge pilot that did upset/...
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    Did I miss anyone mention vertigo or TIA?

    Did I miss anyone mention vertigo or TIA?
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    570465704757048 The A-4 Skyhawk had leading...

    570465704757048

    The A-4 Skyhawk had leading edge slats/flaps that were uncontrolled and raised/lowered by aerodynamic forces (AOA/ airspeed) The wing was the size of a postage stamp and the...
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    Having participated in rescue missions in a multi...

    Having participated in rescue missions in a multi axis hostile environment---many years ago, helicopters have many drawbacks-- speed, size, gross wt/ density altitude issues, noise, cost, parts,...
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    The cost of operating a fixed wing is pennies on...

    The cost of operating a fixed wing is pennies on the dollar compared to rotary wing. Parts--maintenance all figure into the equation. No doubt tey are already looking at extraction systems/ spey...
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    While you have the engine out-- look for an...

    While you have the engine out-- look for an intermittent short in a line that would normally carry high amperage ie from the battery, starter etc. Wire going through/ around where it may have a...
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    If Ogden takes a dime in federal money--they...

    If Ogden takes a dime in federal money--they must conform to ALL federal laws. There must be female pilots/ plane owners adversely affected. File discrimination lawsuits seeking cease and desist and...
  11. " it could easily out run two different local...

    " it could easily out run two different local PA-12s on wheels without pushing the power up. " Hey----you never said we were having a race!
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    As an employee in public safety and augering...

    As an employee in public safety and augering around the skies for 50 + years the best advice I can give you is always keep in mind that you could be a 747 lit up with day glo orange with 360 degree...
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    WHELEN LIGHTHEADS MODEL A650 PG/PR SERIES |...

    WHELEN LIGHTHEADS MODEL A650 PG/PR SERIES | California Power Systems (cps-parts.com)
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    Hole saw that was a micron less in diameter than...

    Hole saw that was a micron less in diameter than the outer bezel. Had no impact on the structural integrity of the original tail light mount/ aperature--just made it wider
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    5300153002 pa-12

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    "Flying on the edge is safe as long as you know...

    "Flying on the edge is safe as long as you know where the edge is."

    Sage advice for many things in life. Problem is, the location of "The Edge" was often illusive to me. Closer proximity to "The...
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    I live under a Class B veil. Since I have been...

    I live under a Class B veil. Since I have been using the ADS B out I have taken a look at the Flight Aware monitoring of my flights. I assume they are receiving the feed from Nashua Center/ Boston...
  18. Best wishes--enjoy the peace and quiet.

    Best wishes--enjoy the peace and quiet.
  19. Capt Jeff Carlson VP Atlas Air Cargo retired today

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsXawHE7kHE&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1-3wamBLs8_LuXQNUhn-pbOBhNXlChx3FXVf4MXqt0OHf8_exr4YMFKi0
  20. (Posted for Skywagon) The Mayflower II underway in Narragansett Bay (RI) enroute to Plymouth

    The Mayflower II (America's Pilgrim ship), has just undergone three years reconstruction and is enroute home. Current ETA in Plymouth Monday afternoon 10 August. Pete was out exercising his new...
  21. Fun Wing Tip Experiment (uploaded for Skywagon)

    The original wings are TCOW extended squaretip. The extended portion is all in the fiberglass tip.The spar ends are the same span as Piper's.

    The new aluminum wing tip has 2-1/2"more span. The rib...
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    7 April 2020 731 dead in NYC alone I guess...

    7 April 2020

    731 dead in NYC alone

    I guess it wasn't a hoax after all.
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    After unporting the left tank on two occasions--...

    After unporting the left tank on two occasions-- once almost in the bushes--I installed the STC--Left/ Right/ Both/ Off. Never had a problem since. Another "peace of mind" expenditure.
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    Like everything in life--- moderation....

    Like everything in life--- moderation. Individuals have varying effectiveness of their own immune system. It may be productive on understanding how the human immune system functions ie fever,...
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    Water soluble vitamins you can tolerate in...

    Water soluble vitamins you can tolerate in mega quantity but at some point it becomes counter productive and overloads kidneys which remove the excessive amount in the body via urinary...
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