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  1. STOLEN SUPER CUB vy GRIZZLY 1

    Good, clear flyer !!! Posted at two FOBs here in West Palm Beach, Florida.

    Yeah, I know this is a long way from Idaho, but lots of folks want to winter down here, and there's always a chance...
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    Until you start making your landings on those really cool beaches, that is. Now, THOSE are smooth! [Usually . . . . . ]
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    Wipline floats HAVE NO inadequacies!

    MDM
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    Wipline floats HAVE NO inadequancies!

    MDM
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    Re: carb. heat question

    Whatever happened to "good" flight instruction? In ANY power reduction of more than 200-400 RPMs, a normally aspirated engine should be favored with carb heat. Remember your "spot landing"...
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    Re: Second Cessna 162 incident

    I understand from 250lb instructors who took 250lb students for spins in a C150 with full fuel that it can be tricky to recover if you don't watch your weight and balance.

    sj[/quote]

    Let's see...
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    Re: Second Cessna 162 incident

    I'm not familiar with the C-162, but how the hell does one get a Cessna product into a spin that's not recoverable?

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    Re: Second Cessna 162 incident

    I'm not familiar with the C-162, but how the hell does one get a Cessna product into a spin that's not recoverable?

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    Didn't know the C-180 could crawl up that far . . . . . Was the thing turbbocharged?
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    :o Whoa, whoa, whoa! That little J-3 must have had more modifications than clipped wings!

    Mort
  11. Re: Ernie Gann - Quoted from "Fate is the Hunter"

    I watched Sully as he attempted numerous time to redirect the attention of the press to the other members of his crew - but, they wanted a hero. I am not diminishing the superb leadership he...
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    All these ideas are good ones. Remember, though, that tying a 2x4 or a limbed spruce pole atop the wings, just behind the leading edges, will destroy lift. If you can get the tail level (perhaps on...
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    SUPER CUB LANDING LIGHT

    I suppose some of you have tried this, but I don't remember seeing anything about it on this site.

    Find a good high-intensity "driving light", the kind you frequently see atop some tough pickup...
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    The tailwheel lock on a Mustang is controlled by the stick. The tailwheel is automatically locked when the stick is in its neutral position, or anywhere aft of its neutral position. This pilot...
  15. Thread: trutrak ADI

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    Re: trutrak ADI

    When you first began to fly, you apprently wantned to fly! What has changed? I hope you haven't lost your enthusiasm . . . . .

    Besides, these "gadgets" sometimes fail. Given that, and the...
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    Smooth Landing, but . . . . .

    A few years ago, I was flying a Super Cub on 25 x 11 x 4 tundra tires. Typical of Alaska Cubs, this one had a Borer high performance prop. In the back, was a German hunting client, a former tank...
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    Northwest Montana? I did a couple years with the...

    Northwest Montana? I did a couple years with the USAF at Cut Bank. You around Deer Lodge anywhere? Knew a guy named Skoogs from Deer Lodge while with the USAF in Alaska.

    Thanks for reading the...
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    Grizzly 1

    HEY! If you guys want to pick on me again, my new book will be on the stands about the middle of February. Available at pre-publication discount on Amazon.com.

    I so enjoyed some of the...
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    Re: Lefty Gardner Gone West

    Burro, Lefty.
    Grizzly 1
    QB
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    Re: Ever do something Stupid?

    I've done a few (well, maybe more than a few . . . ), but I'll admit to one here! Flying a turbocharged Cessna 206 Stationair on Wipline amphibious floats. Flew out of King Salmon with five...
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    Re: (some of) you asked for it...

    Hey, aktango58, that's a great story, and exceptitonally well told.

    QUESTION: how can I get your permission to use it in my next book? Your review and approval before publcation is guaranteed,...
  22. Last time I looked, landing on the roads in...

    Last time I looked, landing on the roads in Alaska was legal only for emergency purposes. Yeah, I know that a few of Alaska's Registered Guides routinely used the roads. It just wasn't legal . . ....
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    If he wasn't flying where he shouldn't have been, all he needed was permission of the landowner. Period.

    Presuming, of course, that he wasn't flying in such a manner as to endanger the lives or...
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    During my last few years in snake-filled southeastern Florida, I've found the old .38 5-shot S&W Detective Special is just fine when loaded with bird shot. Hasn't faile me yet, and I guess I've seen...
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    I suspect it might depend on the size of the...

    I suspect it might depend on the size of the bears . . . ?

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