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    try: ...

    try:

    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/topages/nutwrenchs2.php?clickkey=11520
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    Hello, I've been absent for a year. I missed...

    Hello,

    I've been absent for a year. I missed reading this site a lot. I'm not sure if I'll fly again, hope so. Anyway here's a pic of my girl and me seven years ago when my bird was in good shape....
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    That's how I started flying. Dad took me with him...

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    Saludos, paisano

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    Hi, I've used my Garmin 100 since 1993 still...

    Hi,

    I've used my Garmin 100 since 1993 still works fine. I've replaced the internal battery (similar to a coin) twice and keeps going. I also use a Garmin III Pilot, never needs maintenance, I've...
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    You are correct! The school was called ESPADA,...

    You are correct! The school was called ESPADA, Escuela Popular Antioqueña de Aviacion. The airport was where today you can find the Llanogrande Country Club. Still a beautiful sight. Road is safe...
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    Back then the country was pretty violent (not...

    Back then the country was pretty violent (not much change), conservatives and liberals were in the middle of an undeclared civil war called "la violencia". Coffe was the main export, Pablo Escobar...
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    Be sure to check the rest of the pics in the FB...

    Be sure to check the rest of the pics in the FB page!

    Greetings from Colombia
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    great Flight school, long time ago

    This flight school looked great. Don't know what happened with it the . This was in Medellin, Colombia, back in the 50's.

    https://www.facebook.com/EscualaEspada

    18951
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    A bit off topic but maybe useful if any of you...

    A bit off topic but maybe useful if any of you guys visits the region. In South America there is no nexrad. Best tool after many years of use: http://weather.msfc.nasa.gov/GOES/goeseastnheir.html ...
  11. Cessna 402 taildragger emergency conversion

    This happened in Medellin last thursday. A Cessna 402 had an emergency, nose gear did not extract. The PIC, German Duran, moved passengers and load to the back end of the cabin, CG was moved behind...
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    This happened today. Alt near 6,000 ft. temp near...

    This happened today. Alt near 6,000 ft. temp near 80
    Prominent politician was on board

    http://www.citytv.com.co/videos/886610/incidente-del-helicoptero-en-que-viajaba-el-ministro-vargas-lleras
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    If there is no altitude gain/loss as a...

    If there is no altitude gain/loss as a coordinated turn should be then there is no vertical acceleration, therefore no vertical force, right?
    The airplane is turning in a circle, some force is...
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    Power failures in Colombia! HA! still common,...

    Power failures in Colombia! HA! still common, some things never change

    Greetings from Colombia
  15. Garmins are like eagles, made to fly. IPads and...

    Garmins are like eagles, made to fly. IPads and IPhones are like ducks, they´ll fly, walk and swim not so well. That´s my very own personal by the way I´m a huge mac and apple fan, I won´t fly the...
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    Steve, you are right, there is also oil (lots of...

    Steve, you are right, there is also oil (lots of it, Colombia is producing almost 1 million barrels a day) and Villavicencio (main city in the region) is growing very fast, roads are being paved. I...
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    Largest DC-3 flying fleet

    Hi friends,

    sorry, no cubs in this post.
    found this today in the Washington Post:
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    This is my panel. Colombian authorities don't...

    This is my panel. Colombian authorities don't like portable Garmins in panel mounts. We designed this arrangement. A bit outdated but works fine for me. Comm/Nav and transponder must be placed a bit...
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    Thanks for sharing your experience, I was...

    Thanks for sharing your experience, I was following your tale just as if I were flying. As always this site keeps providing us with great lessons.

    Greetings from Colombia

    Eduardo Oliveros...
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    Great documentary, very close to the real thing,...

    Great documentary, very close to the real thing, only the book "El Alcaravan" gets you closer (you're right SuperUrsus, It's a really good reading and some very funny passages). CheckSix and...
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    I also bought my set from Univair, they came all...

    I also bought my set from Univair, they came all the way down to Colombia, South America in cardboard tubes without trouble. Tubes worked fine, struts are flying!

    Greetings from Colombia
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    I've installed tapatalk, now I won't miss a post!

    Greetings from Colombia

    Eduardo
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    Got mine! made it all the way to Colombia....

    Got mine!

    made it all the way to Colombia. Thanks SJ!

    Greetings from Colombia
  24. Thread: Outtage!

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    can live without facebook, can't live without...

    can live without facebook, can't live without supercub.org
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    Hi Scub, my plane is SN 3256, very close! It's...

    Hi Scub,

    my plane is SN 3256, very close! It's been in Colombia since new.

    Its registration number HK470G is dated Nov 20 1953. It came with a 135 hp engine.

    Hope this helps.

    Greetings...
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