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    If you don't want to be "tracked" by the govt,...

    If you don't want to be "tracked" by the govt, don't go where ads-b is required. Of course when radar is eliminated, you'll be able to squawk OFF and not be tracked at all.

    I Also wouldn't worry...
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    I think they start at about $47K. They're really...

    I think they start at about $47K. They're really for OEMs looking to make a $500K spam can with 8 hours endurance.
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    You need a better web presence. I had it...

    You need a better web presence. I had it narrowed down to Vern's, Don Lee's and Kenmore because I love the Seattle area and they don't know it yet, but that's going to be my retirement job. Anyway,...
  4. Thus the light airplane.! :lol:

    Thus the light airplane.! :lol:
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    Yes the floats are on the TCDS, but the 2000#...

    Yes the floats are on the TCDS, but the 2000# gross is a Wipaire STC. Regardless, VFE is the same.
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    Vfe Floatplane vs Landplane

    Hello again! I've been busy flying shiny new jets and bombing around in my new-to-me C-195 and sadly not building my SuperCub. :oops: Anyway in the midst of having all this fun, it seems I'm about...
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    Clasifieds from the app?

    Are the classifieds viewable from the app? I've been looking without success. I know on the main site the photos and classifieds are in a different spot from the main forums.
    I'm using this one...
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    I sold my airplane--in February--to guy who...

    I sold my airplane--in February--to guy who hasn't told his wife.
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    I took one around the patch once and couldn't get...

    I took one around the patch once and couldn't get that thing off of me fast enough. Another guy ended up putting it down in a field. This one was way under powered, and had a wonky engine, among...
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    I make it a habit to wear natural fabrics...

    I make it a habit to wear natural fabrics whenever I fly, be it for work (bizjets), for fun, or on the airlines. What can happen with synthetics is that it can turn otherwise minor burns into full...
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    Carbon Porn

    You've all seen the Carbon Cub...behold the Carbon Challenger 300:

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    Well, carbon-look anyway. That's just a carbon veneer over the regular honeycomb cabinetry. The veneer...
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    VP Racing Fuels sells an 87 octane fuel called...

    VP Racing Fuels sells an 87 octane fuel called MR12. They also have about 50 other specialty fuels. http://www.vpracingfuels.com

    I'd inquire as to whether a stabilizer is required to prevent the...
  13. I've done a little sailing and there are a couple...

    I've done a little sailing and there are a couple of sites where captains and professional crews can find one another, but most of the ads are from creepy small boat owners looking for "female crew...
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    I'm not sure how much of a better deal they'll...

    I'm not sure how much of a better deal they'll give you on the weather, but my wife was able to get a heck of a deal with the XM music in her car. She called right before her free trial ended and...
  15. Let me know if you want some company. I've got...

    Let me know if you want some company. I've got enough firepower for both of us. If the trigger happy goons with the black jumpsuits want to FOD the engines on their King Airs so they can search me,...
  16. That did not look like a stunt. It looked almost...

    That did not look like a stunt. It looked almost like settling with power, although it also looks like he lost tail rotor effectiveness. I'd go buy some lottery tickets if I was that guy.
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    I think Big Agnes is what you're looking for. ...

    I think Big Agnes is what you're looking for. Big Agnes makes down and synthetic bags. A 0 degree down bag will run you about $250. The great thing about them is if you buy two with the same size...
  18. Couple of other things that I thought of after...

    Couple of other things that I thought of after sleeping on it...

    With regards to antennae getting stripped off by trees in a crash, choose the whip antenna. It's bendy and would be less likely to...
  19. I think the idea is that you're alive enough to...

    I think the idea is that you're alive enough to hit the SOS button on the spot and get help started your way. If you're already dead, time is not of the essence. If you're too injured to operate...
  20. Any ELT that can interface with a panel mount GPS...

    Any ELT that can interface with a panel mount GPS can interface with a handheld GPS as long as it outputs a compatible format. Artex ELTs, for example will accept Garmin or NEMA 0189 formats. So...
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    Re: "Bolt-on" HORSEPOWER

    I've been contemplating turbine power for an experimental cub as well. The Allison 250 is another good option. This is what is on the turbine Maule and the Soloy 206 and a bunch of other airplanes...
  22. Pass that on to ICE or whatever they're calling...

    Pass that on to ICE or whatever they're calling themselves these days. Maybe they'll buy a couple of planes from you and install extra transponders in them.
  23. And they want you to provide name, address,...

    And they want you to provide name, address, telephone number, driver's license number, and credit card number...because the drug runners who pay cash and have throw away phones are going to leave...
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    I have a Cessna 170 and I've been with Aerospace...

    I have a Cessna 170 and I've been with Aerospace Insurance managers for about 5 years. www.aerospaceim.com. Click on customers, then "find an agent", I think.

    My policy is underwritten by a...
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    Do the Feds ever prosecute aircraft thefts, or...

    Do the Feds ever prosecute aircraft thefts, or are they only interested in drug runners and Al Qaeda?

    I had my hangar broken into last year and along with my tool boxes and air compressor, the...
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