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    Attention deficit: Alaska

    Editor Zane Jacobson returns to Alaska for the annual sojourn to the Airmen Association show, with the newly added challenge of having the family in tow. Read More
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jugheadF15 4 minutes ago View the latest post A Little WA sandbar play
My buddy and I spent yesterday exploring several sandbars on NW Washington's Stillaquamish River. This one we call Dogleg, due to the turn required during climb out while going west....
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Crzyivan13 Today, 06:20am View the latest post FS: Gear- Flame Resistant (FR) Shirt from OAG-Survive The Flame!
I'm interested. Were you wearing one of these in your recent 182 landing video? The yellow caught my eye. I'm down with bright colors, including yellow and especially orange. Sorry...
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CamTom12 Today, 04:42am View the latest post Attention Deficit: Alaska
I got about 3/4 through the other night, wonderful report so far! Hoping to finish as soon as work allows!
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CamTom12 Today, 04:35am View the latest post Great Ski Vid...
I was wondering when that would come up .
1) great video!
2) I love your 180! Haven't seen much of it lately!
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denalipilot Yesterday, 23:56pm View the latest post Anyone recognize these wheels?
Here you go:
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PAMR MX Yesterday, 22:56pm View the latest post P.ponking the C180
I use to think the carb ice was worse but I have since found a couple big issues that were contributing after my engine change. Now I think it's the same as the 470R I removed.
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Barnstormer Yesterday, 22:23pm View the latest post SQ2'n in Alaska
From the Homer trip.
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C130jake Yesterday, 22:04pm View the latest post DAR willing to travel to Two Harbors MN
Whee, I called several on the EAA list, three of them were either no longer DARs or moved out of state. The EAA list is from 2004. I got ahold of a guy who quit being a DAR. Great guy,...

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