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  • 29singlespeed created a new forum topic O or IO 540?
    If one have the choice between the same model plane with an IO-540 or an O-540 .. which route to go? IO could give better fuel burn in theory but the O has STC for MOGAS.
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    He doesn't want to be identified, but a very generous BCP member bought one of the new GoPro Hero3+ I had listed and wants me to send it to Swingle. (As some have read, Greg was robbed and lost his gear....
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  • I saw a news clip today where what was described as "the Air Force 1 helicopter" was flying over the Oso mud slide in Washington state. It looked liked one of the big Sikorskys used for presidential transport....
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  • contactflying added a new comment in The Approach - Takeoff
    gtpc, I think he is going for a little gain in acceleration by not miring the tail wheel with full back stick like we teach on pavement. A tailwheel airplane on pavement is like being on ice and we need positive tail wheel control. It is a trade off, but we want the tail up as soon as possible (h
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  • qmdv created a new forum topic Juntura, OR
    Anybody land at Juntura, OR and walk to the cafe. https://www.airnav.com/cgi-bin/airport-search Tim
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  • Just a quick post here. My airplane is getting painted and thought I would share the progress pics... http://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/1129/3726/dba4e596f540731d4063dff7.jpg http://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/1129/3726/cec450e3a8964e90f7f815f8.jpg http://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/1129/3726/23c58e681d1f152c82d3412e.jpg http://www.backcountrypilot.org/images/originalphotos/1129/3726/2369572f737d98cb9a8a0d8a.jpg It...
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  • Parker77 created a new forum topic Canadian Stinson Owners
    First of all, this is my first topic post on here! I've been lurking around this site for a couple years, and I've gotta say the vast amount of knowledge available from all of you is impressive. After...
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  • GroundLooper created a new forum topic Flying the Willamette vid
    This was posted on barnstormers. Some of us might recognize a prominant BCP member. vkcz1gDsS-o
  • Patrick, You and Todd Underwood, both young instructors, understand so many techniques I (a really old insturctor) have taught for years (17,000 low hours) that you really amaze me. Excellent article. Keep up the good teaching. The only thing that worries an old crop duster is the attempt, once
  • Jim Thanks for the kind words. They mean a lot coming from someone with your experience. I couldn't agree with you more it seems that people don't like sharing videos of their planes all heavy and piggy on a warm day :-) I will email you; I actually don't think I know the piece you are talking a
  • soyAnarchisto added a new comment in The Approach - Takeoff
    Nice work, Patrick!
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    If you get the Barnstormers.com eFlyer email, then you've probably noticed that they do a Featured Video every week. I don't think you get a hat for it though, at least mine hasn't come yet. You can send...
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  • Are there any places within an hour's drive (+/-) of Park City to rent a taildragger after a checkout?
    SkySteve The plane at Brighham City is a cub. Not sure on the owner but he is a well respected CFI. My neighbor has rented it. Call the airport office, manager or Leading Edge FBO. It's a small airport. They will all be able to give you the info.
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  • gptc added a new comment in The Approach - Takeoff
    When you say neutral elevator do you not hold full back pressure during the initial takeoff roll?
  • learntolandshort added a new comment in The Approach - Takeoff
    Jim Thanks for the kind words. They mean a lot coming from someone with your experience. I couldn't agree with you more it seems that people don't like sharing videos of their planes all heavy and piggy on a warm day :-) I will email you; I actually don't think I know the piece you are talking a