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  1. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    It was still gravel at the time. If I recall, the...

    It was still gravel at the time. If I recall, the OPSPECS was written such that the runway couldn’t be wet with dew prior to landing. Pilots completed their IOE from the jump seat, and only certain...
  2. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpub...

    https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpubs/atc_html/chap3_section_11.html
  3. Thread: 737 Max

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    And there in lies the dilemma. Both hand flying...

    And there in lies the dilemma. Both hand flying skills and automation skills need to be used regularly to remain proficient. When I started flying HUD I didn’t particularly like it. Fast forward...
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    My first car was a 64 Scout bought off the for...

    My first car was a 64 Scout bought off the for sale lot on Elmendorf AFB. Memories?? Far too many to list, including losing a tooth on the steering wheel while 4 wheeling. Scout was followed by two...
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    Ya, my IA tells me if I see something broken, the...

    Ya, my IA tells me if I see something broken, the only hand tool he wants me to use is a cell phone......... :)
  6. I don’t pretend to know the “science”, but did a...

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    Just flew from New England to Alaska and back...

    Just flew from New England to Alaska and back with a new iPad Mini with cellular. No external GPS connected and it was extremely accurate for the entire trip.
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    Ok. Wasn’t going to jump in, but here’s my story....

    Ok. Wasn’t going to jump in, but here’s my story. Bought my O-200 Cub in 2001 with a mid time engine overhauled in the mid 80’s. It had an oil separator installed which drained back into the case....
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    43613

    43613
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    Yep, just looked at the weather between here and...

    Yep, just looked at the weather between here and Whitehorse. Also pulled up a map of Yukon fires and I’m beginning to wonder if my trip home down the highway in a week and a half will be doable. May...
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    I came through Watson Lake northbound on the 11th...

    I came through Watson Lake northbound on the 11th and thought I saw your name in the fuel book.
  12. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    Delayed my flying several times this week out of...

    Delayed my flying several times this week out of Soldotna because of smoke. At one point it was 2 miles vis. Flew to Homer today, the smoke is covering the entire Kenai Peninsula with 5 to 7 miles...
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    Ya, it’s been awesome. I’d kill for a set of...

    Ya, it’s been awesome. I’d kill for a set of Baumann 1500’s this month Tom! Forecast is sunny and 65-70 for the next 7 days. Wanted to stop and say hi on the way up Kurt, but the weather was too good...
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    43376 Beautiful in Soldotna this morning...

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    Beautiful in Soldotna this morning Tom....
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    Thanks Stewart, yes a full coverage helmet for...

    Thanks Stewart, yes a full coverage helmet for protection and the ANR for clarity of hearing and fatigue management is what I’m after. Have used both separately and I’m hoping the combination is the...
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    Thanks, appreciate the info. Flew a friends ANR...

    Thanks, appreciate the info. Flew a friends ANR the other day in the helo and liked it. Trying to save what little high freq hearing I have left. Thanks again.
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    [QUOTE=daedgerton;747087]Not related to this...

    [QUOTE=daedgerton;747087]Not related to this backcountry helmet discussion, but this is what I get the pleasure to wear everyday at work... about $18K when the white phosphorus ANVS-9's are...
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    Glad I didnít know this debate existed back when...

    Glad I didnít know this debate existed back when I was working 180ís and 185ís for a living..... used both ďtypesĒ of landings on a regular basis.... didnít make sense to make a wheel landing on a...
  19. Thread: Checkride costs!

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    Ha! I did! My SES story is about Herman, and he...

    Ha! I did! My SES story is about Herman, and he actually worked for me part time for a while.....
  20. Thread: Checkride costs!

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    Heidi Reuss?

    Heidi Reuss?
  21. Thread: Checkride costs!

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    I’d tell my SES story, but not sure about the...

    I’d tell my SES story, but not sure about the statute of limitations......
  22. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    I saw similar issues on several models of Falcon...

    I saw similar issues on several models of Falcon jets, always after de-icing. The vanes would get “sticky” from the fluid and cause some issues. The airspeed tapes displayed a yellow ribbon when...
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    Frank Cuddy, USMC. True war hero. Flew with him...

    Frank Cuddy, USMC. True war hero. Flew with him for quite a few years, he died way too young from this. Our CEO at the time was also Chairman of The Board of Trustees of Dana Farber Cancer...
  24. Thread: Gary Dumond

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    Yes

    Yes
  25. Thread: Gary Dumond

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    I used to fly a Jet Ranger from Kenai to Kodiak...

    I used to fly a Jet Ranger from Kenai to Kodiak then over to Cape Gull to meet a barge and sling propane tanks up to the Coast Guard repeater sight. Can’t remember how many times I flew back and...
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