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  1. CalTopo.com will get you to their site. CalTopo...

    CalTopo.com will get you to their site. CalTopo is a map generating tool so you can explore it's features to get the feel of it, then construct your own map set and down load it to Foreflight. ...
  2. Here is another comparison between Foreflight...

    Here is another comparison between Foreflight with a Geospatial pdf overlay vs the Garmin Pilot app in the same area.
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  3. I went with GP for the same reasons. However,...

    I went with GP for the same reasons. However, the topo shading lacks the detail I wanted. I have bought the topo disk for my 660 which is fine but it would be nice use maps that CalTopo can...
  4. Caltopo, Geospatial PDF's, and ForeFlight

    As a side effect of another project I'm working on I ran into a ForeFlight capability that I wish Garmin Pilot could do. It is the incorporation of Geospatial PDF's as map overlays. Has anyone...
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    Thanks for the insight. The electric pump is a...

    Thanks for the insight. The electric pump is a big concern of mine. I have limped home on no battery before and would not have wanted to be stuck in ski mode. Cornering in tight places is another...
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    Any more pireps on these skis? Searched the...

    Any more pireps on these skis? Searched the forum and might have missed a more informative thread. I'm looking for anyone with deep snow high altitude experience out there.

    Jerry
  7. Thread: InReach Mini

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    On a recent trip I did a fair bit of weather...

    On a recent trip I did a fair bit of weather requests on two different Explorer Plus out at Crosswind Lake trying to determine pass conditions etc. As far as latency went on this trip it was a non...
  8. Thread: InReach Mini

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    The latency issue is something that I have not...

    The latency issue is something that I have not been able to put my finger on yet. It's hit and miss. Overall my inReach Explorer plus is a great tool and it responds reasonably fast. Many times...
  9. Thread: InReach Mini

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    SB and NunavutPA-12 - check your pm's. If I...

    SB and NunavutPA-12 - check your pm's. If I forgot to mention it, try it on your phone first to get the hang of it. NunavutPA-12, your area is a special case for me so I'm interested to see if it...
  10. Thread: InReach Mini

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    It's the same API called Dark Sky. You can check...

    It's the same API called Dark Sky. You can check it's reliability by using their weather app. Cost $3.99 My observation of it, especially for where you live now, is do not rely on it for wind...
  11. I have an extra 2006 calendar I can send you if...

    I have an extra 2006 calendar I can send you if you like.

    Jerry
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    It has nothing with being confrontational. It...

    It has nothing with being confrontational. It has everything to with understanding your rights. I have read chapter 56 and all the AOPA stuff that I can find and can't find out where limitations...
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    Does anyone have a thorough knowledge of what the...

    Does anyone have a thorough knowledge of what the FAA can and can't do in a ramp check?

    A specific question of mine is are they allowed on my lease property? I'm talking the actual property and...
  14. Has anyone tried contacting MTA tech support on...

    Has anyone tried contacting MTA tech support on the subject?

    Jerry
  15. Has anyone with MTA issues tried deleting...

    Has anyone with MTA issues tried deleting cookies. This site loads perfect on all of my Macs, iPhones and iPads all through MTA.

    Jerry
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    In the same sentence that he claims the FSDO does...

    In the same sentence that he claims the FSDO does work for "free" he pisses and moans about his 10 hour a day cubical job.

    Priceless.

    Jerry
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    It's Ramp Check season in Alaska

    Although word is getting around, the FAA with Troopers in tow are making rounds at all the local airports from Anchorage to Talkeetna. It's not a bad time to look in the wallet and your aircraft to...
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    If pulling carb heats makes things better then...

    If pulling carb heats makes things better then fuel starvation of some sort is probable. The two instances that I was involved in were vent and kinked line issues. In the cub with the tank vent...
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    Pull carb heat when it acts up. That can give...

    Pull carb heat when it acts up. That can give you a clue as to whether it's fuel starvation.

    Jerry
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    Thanks Bobby for chiming in. Your opinions on...

    Thanks Bobby for chiming in. Your opinions on gear is always valued. I can't help wonder what's standard issue rain gear in your unit. When I was in we had the old WWII OD green poncho that made a...
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    Thanks guys for the info. Some of those popular...

    Thanks guys for the info. Some of those popular expensive ones (like Kuiu) are brands I never heard of. I should shop more I suppose. I did take a run a few years back at replacing the Perter...
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    Suggestions on Rain Gear

    I guess it's time to retire my 30+ year old Peter Storms. The Storms still look like they would shed water but act more like a sponge. In their day they were all I needed. One set fit all missions...
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    Strange things that happen.

    I went to my cabin on Trapper Creek yesterday only to find the Swing Set my kids grew up on was missing. I was wanting to take a picture of it to place in the listing when we sell the thing but it...
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    Satellite view of smoke in Alaska

    This is a short compilation of the GOES17 sat images for past three days showing the extent of the smoke in Alaska. It's a rare high moment where most of the state is quite visible via satellite...
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    EarthX ETX36D Tear Down And Surprises

    I recently opened up an EarthX ETX36D to further my learning about how these batteries work. The battery showed 10V which if you divide by 4 (the series pack count of a 12V LiFePO4) gives 2.5V which...
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