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    Actually, my first reference was not complete, as...

    Actually, my first reference was not complete, as I hastily copied it from the internet. I should have read it more thoroughly. (Internet experts)

    Flight timemeans:
    (1)Pilot time that commences...
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    Sorry buddy! But if it’s any consolation, I can’t...

    Sorry buddy! But if it’s any consolation, I can’t hear either.....
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    When BLM contracts started requiring the hobbs be...

    When BLM contracts started requiring the hobbs be wired through the collective, I don’t think any of our collectives ever went all the way down ever again... The long rangers Hobbs took its power...
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    Yep. And a go-around on most jet engines counts...

    Yep. And a go-around on most jet engines counts as a cycle, so landings and cycles can be different on one leg... And, when Bombardier “borrowed” a generator from our aircraft which was still in...
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    FAR 1.1 Flight time means: (1) Pilot time...

    FAR 1.1

    Flight time means:
    (1) Pilot time that commences when an aircraft moves under its own power for the purpose of flight and ends when the aircraftcomes to rest after landing;
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    He could also fly the heck out of our 310 which...

    He could also fly the heck out of our 310 which the FAA rented from us - with his left arm amputated at the elbow. He would trim it nose up, and then use what he had left of that arm to add or reduce...
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    I thought he meant 60 “over 80”, like 60/80

    I thought he meant 60 “over 80”, like 60/80
  8. Thread: Oops, darn it...

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    I’ll take my GPS in poor weather any day over my...

    I’ll take my GPS in poor weather any day over my paper chart. (Yes, I have both and can use them). I would imagine neither will help when you’re scared and can’t see where you’re going in mountainous...
  9. Thread: Tail winds

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    And that’s because the headwind has a longer...

    And that’s because the headwind has a longer period of time to act on the aircraft, and the tailwind a shorter period of time. Simple explanation from a Naval Aviator a long time ago..
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    Desser Aero Classic 8:50’s. 61601

    Desser Aero Classic 8:50’s.

    61601
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    Yes, agree totally on the belt. All the jets I...

    Yes, agree totally on the belt. All the jets I flew had a crotch strap to hold the belt in place. As far as the video and wires in general, when I retired I spent a year flying power line patrol in a...
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    https://www.iat.gov/docs/wirestrike.asp

    https://www.iat.gov/docs/wirestrike.asp
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    https://www.reinsurancene.ws/tag/aviation/

    https://www.reinsurancene.ws/tag/aviation/
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    Willie, we started going to Russia in 1988, and...

    Willie, we started going to Russia in 1988, and your description of everything being drab is exactly as I describe it to everyone. No color, hazy, depressed. We were all over the USSR, and when on...
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    Flew a Tip Tank Gulfstream 2 into the Antonov...

    Flew a Tip Tank Gulfstream 2 into the Antonov airport in 1990. Was flying for a financial firm that was looking to invest in the company, so we got to tour the factory (that’s about a 3 paragraph...
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    I can only think of one time in 21 years that I...

    I can only think of one time in 21 years that I know for sure my O-200 Cub has had carb ice. Funny how each airframe acts differently. That said, I always check carb heat just prior to takeoff, and...
  17. I still don’t get it.

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    I don’t do Facebook either, but was able to see...

    I don’t do Facebook either, but was able to see the video. Just clicked on the link.
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    Thanks Peter, that was great.

    Thanks Peter, that was great.
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    Steve, I love the pictures of your Cub vs your...

    Steve, I love the pictures of your Cub vs your customers airplanes! After we rebuilt mine, the first time I went to throw a bunch of muddy, wet fishing gear and fish in the back I hesitated for about...
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    Bob, I agree but that will never happen. When...

    Bob, I agree but that will never happen. When Dassault came out with the “Easy” cockpit, (Enhanced Avionics SYstem) they were demonstrating it to us and were proud to show us how you could move all...
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    I don’t find the Garmin glass cockpit very...

    I don’t find the Garmin glass cockpit very intuitive. That said, I wouldn’t get in any new glass cockpit airplane and just go flying. I spend a fair amount of time online watching training videos...
  23. Thread: 0200A Cylinders

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    Yep, I don’t disagree.... like I said, I ran the...

    Yep, I don’t disagree.... like I said, I ran the engine for over 20 years with no problems. Before we pulled the cylinders, we dropped the valves and reamed the guides, then lapped the valves in...
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    Well, my O-200 Continental cylinders went for...

    Well, my O-200 Continental cylinders went for over 20 years and several thousand hours without a problem. Never had one off or a need to. Overhauled in 2017 with new Milleniums. One cylinder had a...
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    From the FAA website: A Safety Alert for...

    From the FAA website:

    A Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) is an information tool that alerts, educates, and makes recommendations to the aviation community. This community includes air carrier...
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