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  1. Thread: Gary Dumond

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    Maine Authors Publishing Jake Morrel

    Maine Authors Publishing Jake Morrel
  2. Thread: Gary Dumond

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    You know in the early days of the fly in, little...

    You know in the early days of the fly in, little Kathy, what a great lady, was almost unbeatable. Dave Youland was great in his supercub. Charlie Coe, probably pulling 40 inches, did well in Dick’s...
  3. Thread: Gary Dumond

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    Gary Dumond

    Flying skis and floats my whole adult life in Maine, it amazes me that a Maine Warden Pilot could log 20,000 hours over the woods. Jake Morrel39146
  4. Thread: Hunting in Maine

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    Hunting in Maine

    My legs donít like to climb a ridge anymore, but this is a fond memory of when I could. Jake hardscrabblelodge.com39137
  5. Thread: Pick up truck

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    Thanks so much for that post!! In 1977 I rebuilt...

    Thanks so much for that post!! In 1977 I rebuilt that plane with help from Alvin Butterbaugh at Poverty Flats airfield in Clinton Maine. It took from the day after Christmas until spring.38867
    That...
  6. Thread: Pick up truck

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    Pick up truck

    This was our pick up truck in the 70s. Later on, we got a 180hp Aeronca Sedan with a Pawnee fixed pitch which was a great addition at Hardscrabble Lodge in Maine.38863
  7. Thread: Hood scoop ???

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    Someone mentioned Bill Turgeon. Here is an early...

    Someone mentioned Bill Turgeon. Here is an early snap. Jake Morrel38848
  8. Thread: Hood scoop ???

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    Here is a shot which 38839was taken on the...

    Here is a shot which 38839was taken on the drifted, rough strip in Daaquam.38838The above photo is at the fox farm on the St. John. Jake Morrel
  9. Thread: Hood scoop ???

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    Someone asked if the warden on the right in the...

    Someone asked if the warden on the right in the limo photo was George Later. No, but here are two photos of George. Jake Morrel3883438835
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    Vintage Maine Fish and Game Photos

    In a recently published memoir, “Gary Dumond Remembers Maine Warden Pilots”, Gary tells the stories of the warden pilots who flew in the 50s, 60s and 70s. Dozens of old slides taken by warden pilot...
  11. Thread: Hood scoop ???

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    Here is the reason for the limo.38826

    Here is the reason for the limo.38826
  12. Thread: Hood scoop ???

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    Here is the first fleet. Jake38825

    Here is the first fleet. Jake38825
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    38823Here is another photo of Mac taken in the...

    38823Here is another photo of Mac taken in the 50s. He is in the center. Jake
  14. Thread: Hood scoop ???

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    I am the one who recorded Gary Dumond for that...

    I am the one who recorded Gary Dumond for that book. In the very late 40s or very early 50s, Maine Fish and Game hired a very talented mechanic named Howard Lambertson. They sarted with 108 ...
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    Greenville Seaplane Fly In

    Beth and I enjoyed reacquainting with so many pilot friends from 30/40 years ago. The man who bought my Taylorcraft BC-85 floatplane in the 70s dropped by as did the man who rebuilt the Hardscrabble...
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    John, The Portland FSDO was very easy to deal...

    John,
    The Portland FSDO was very easy to deal with as their role was to inspect the proposed airfield. I assume they forwarded a positive recommendation to the New England Region. The process...
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    I know the FAA behaves differently in the various...

    I know the FAA behaves differently in the various parts of the country, but let me describe the process I went through to get my airfield (ME 32) approved for private day VFR use. On 12/03/01 I...
  18. Thread: One of Us

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    I have fond memories of Kathy crushing one ego...

    I have fond memories of Kathy crushing one ego right after another during the Greenville Seaplane Fly-In take off contest. She was a joy to watch and will be sadly missed.
  19. Thread: Boats for floats

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    I have flown an 18' Grumman canoe, lashed to the...

    I have flown an 18' Grumman canoe, lashed to the side of a PA-18-135 on Edo 2000's, many times without a problem. In my opinion, the Beaver is the best rig to haul either boats or canoes. The Beaver...
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    My 1953 supercub floatplane, which I rebuilt in...

    My 1953 supercub floatplane, which I rebuilt in 1977, had an aluminized fuselage. It was a factory option which I was told at the time was applied using an acetylene torch with a powder feed. After...
  21. Thread: 337/STC

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    337/STC

    I think there may be more going on internally within the FAA concerning both Change 16 and the STC process than meets the eye. When 10/1/03 ( Change 16 date ) rolled around I was in the middle of an...
  22. Thread: Wing splades

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    wing tip splades

    I found an old picture of that PA-18 with splades. I'm sure some will find it homely. I posted it as picture 1201. My first attempt did not fly.
  23. Thread: Wing splades

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    Wing splades

    During the 1970's I guided fishermen using a PA18 floatplane which we modified by adding wing tip splades. The spars were extended to full wing length and full cord was maintained. A plywood end was...
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