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    There have been medevacs I'm aware of where the...

    There have been medevacs I'm aware of where the injured person had survivable (but uncomfortable) injuries, but was killed in the ensuing medevac aircraft accident. Bad deal.

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    His location is shown as Austria. I’m not sure...

    His location is shown as Austria. I’m not sure he needs to worry about the FAA.

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    I wouldn't want to own one of those outfits and...

    I wouldn't want to own one of those outfits and have to pay next year's insurance bill either.....

    Terrible deals, when these folks are sincerely trying to assist someone who needs help....

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    Sounds like an interesting project. What type...

    Sounds like an interesting project. What type aircraft, a European built type?

    I can't answer the first couple of questions, but the rear cables "extend/retract" to maintain constant length and...
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    For the price of two of these things, you could...

    For the price of two of these things, you could buy a 7 inch Dynon PFD and have change. And a display old eyes can actually see.

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    P-2V had a heater on the relief tube. Placard...

    P-2V had a heater on the relief tube. Placard next to relief tube said something like “Depress relief tube heat switch for ten seconds prior to urination.

    Turned out it took twenty...
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    They're big moose eaters. We wanted to know more...

    They're big moose eaters. We wanted to know more about the population and dynamics. Easiest way to change a collar is in the den. We had these bears radio equipped for seven years.

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    Using a painter's extendable pole with a syringe...

    Using a painter's extendable pole with a syringe on the end to immobilize a momma black bear in her winter den. Mom is wide awake, by the way.

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    My partner fishing a cub from the den,...
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    Oh, believe me, the antics that go on in the name...

    Oh, believe me, the antics that go on in the name of wildlife and fisheries management are far stranger than fiction.

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    Beavers never give up, and they never seem to get...

    Beavers never give up, and they never seem to get discouraged. Blow their dam to kingdom come, and they’ll rebuild bigger and better and soon.

    the only humans I’ve seen who really had that under...
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    Glenn, My first full time job as a wildlife...

    Glenn,

    My first full time job as a wildlife biologist involved, among other things, duties as a beaver dam de-constructor in SE Idaho. It seems the farmers there had a custom irrigation...
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    yep, thanks Steve. The link worked for me, but I...

    yep, thanks Steve. The link worked for me, but I keep getting reminded Iím not the center of the universe.

    :lol:

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  13. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Frankly, this doesn’t surprise me at all. Have I...

    Frankly, this doesn’t surprise me at all. Have I mentioned how screwed up this program is?

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  14. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    First, OSH does not lie in “Rule Airspace”, so...

    First, OSH does not lie in “Rule Airspace”, so not required there.

    Second, in previous years, the Airventure Notam required all transponders OFF within ~ 30 miles of OSH. This last year (2019)...
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    Wildlife Management

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    Not if ATC decides they’re busy. ATC still has...

    Not if ATC decides they’re busy. ATC still has to agree.

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    Pete, Thats what I was going to say, HEAVY...

    Pete,

    Thats what I was going to say, HEAVY and big floats for a Cub.

    Id put them on the market, they’re one of the few float models approved on Stinsons, and I’ll bet there’s a Stinson owner...
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    Because it's an FAA system???? Sorry, Dan,...

    Because it's an FAA system????

    Sorry, Dan, couldn't resist....

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    One of the problems with compasses in aircraft is...

    One of the problems with compasses in aircraft is that an airframe actually becomes more magnetized as it moves through the air. Friction is a powerful force.

    Consider the submarine. All US...
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    I never blocked any inlets after that first...

    I never blocked any inlets after that first winter with the Cessna kit on a 185, which was a uniquely bad idea. No cabin heat, no defrost, and you had to stay down in the VERY cold air to keep CHTs...
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    Bob, Take a look at SAFE flight instructor...

    Bob,

    Take a look at SAFE flight instructor insurance. Not sure what their rates would be for CFI insurance for you, but worth a look.

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  22. Thread: Hanger Heat

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    These things work great, and come in a variety of...

    These things work great, and come in a variety of sizes: https://www.qcsupply.com/modine-hot-dawg-heater-model-hds.html?btu=314&type=310&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIv_-atsv35gIVR9bACh1PsAndEAQYASABEgJZMPD_BwE...
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    Who said a SIRS panel mounted compass was going...

    Who said a SIRS panel mounted compass was going to work? If you don’t understand even a bit about magnetism, of course you won’t be successful getting a compass to work.

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    The only instance where I suggest landing an...

    The only instance where I suggest landing an airplane "off trim", meaning that some back or forward pressure is required, is when someone first starts wheel landings.

    The key to good wheel...
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    [QUOTE=DENNY;763368]if you ever have to go...

    [QUOTE=DENNY;763368]if you ever have to go through a mountain range, with clouds at night with no GPS it is very nice to understand whatyour head in his.[/QUOTE

    Seriously, Denny? :roll: Kamakaze...
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