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  • Barnstormer added a new comment in Survival vest philosophy
    Excellent video and info Greg. Way overkill for two days (for me) but if we went down you'd be a hell of a lot more comfortable then me. You might consider adding a LifeStraw to the mix. Weighs near nothing and quicker to hydrate then purifying water. I carry one since my "getting stuck on the islan
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  • I am looking at a 1960 Cessna 180 to buy. The spec sheet says it only has a 850lb useful load. That seems to me to by rather limiting. Full fuel and maybe 2 lightweights in the cockpit and no baggage....
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  • . I really enjoyed a recent thread that was put together by Bigrenna and ZZZ on emergency survival vests (complete with video). It's part of the BCP Knowledge Base . That...
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  • I did it 4 years ago with my friend Carlos Dardano (aerobatic airshow pilot, AG pilot and Airline pilot.He only has one eye and very interesting stories like landing a 737 with both engines out. He...
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    What do composite straight skis have in them other than fiber and epoxy? Do they have an aluminum skeleton around the axle? Do they use a composite honeycomb or a layer of plywood on the ski-board?
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  • With respect to aviation, the past couple of years have been incredibly personally rewarding. Some amazing trips, amazing experiences, and for sure, amazing friends. In the spirit of giving back and...
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    My 1975 Cessna 172 originally came with detachable winter cowl plugs. They were long gone when I purchased the plane but I would like to get a set. Can any of you folks point me in the right direction...
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    So... Today I was starting a nice flight back home at 3,000 ft to take advantage of a nice tailwind. I called the local approach controller shortly after take off and getting established at altitude...
  • I know I am getting old and senile. I also know that I have called the maneuver Google now calls "coordination rolls" Dutch Rolls for years and pilots all around the country have understood what I was...
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  • RKTX created a new forum topic Cessna Monarch Fuel Cap Screws?
    On our 58' 180, the screws that hold the Monarch Caps on are getting a tiny bit rusted, and we figure we better replace them before there stuck for good, however I haven't been able to find hardly any...
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