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    Thanks for the heads-up Joe! I'll have to go...

    Thanks for the heads-up Joe! I'll have to go back and see if ORBX carried it over.

    Michael
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    Peerhovens almost never lower landing gear. They...

    Peerhovens almost never lower landing gear. They usually only land dry when they overshoot the water!! :p;)

    Nice shots, of Phoenix David.

    Michael
  3. Rick, That looks good!! And basic. ;) ...

    Rick,

    That looks good!! And basic. ;)

    Michael
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    Nice shots! I always hated when I had to go...

    Nice shots!

    I always hated when I had to go scud running! :eek:
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    This series keeps getting better all the time!!...

    This series keeps getting better all the time!! ;)

    Michael
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    Nice shots!!:cool:' Michael

    Nice shots!!:cool:'

    Michael
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    As Andy said "many years ago" when I flew...

    As Andy said "many years ago" when I flew choppers in the Corps, Cubs, actually they were OE-1s, were our bane. They seemed to go down on a regular basis. Engine trouble, shot up, you name it, they...
  8. Christian, Being an old pilot I tend to prefer...

    Christian,

    Being an old pilot I tend to prefer using RW weather when I fly. In my case, belonging to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, I go online to their data base and fins the RW...
  9. Flatterman, I just took the default Baron 58,...

    Flatterman,

    I just took the default Baron 58, but with digital cockpit up. I agree factory specs say 19,700. I didn't quite there other. But came pretty close!!

    Shot 1 was with 40% fuel. ...
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    Nice shots! But, at least till the coronavirus...

    Nice shots! But, at least till the coronavirus struck, those conga lines weren't that unusual. :o

    And yes, at least according to Google, it's coronavirus, not corona-virus. ;)
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    The article in AOPA shows it spelled both ways. ...

    The article in AOPA shows it spelled both ways. Having said that, the charts say Goodspeed.

    I apologize for such a gross error!! :p
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    Andy, That screen is truly impressive! ...

    Andy,

    That screen is truly impressive! :eek::eek:
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    After lunch the sky had cleared nicely. Just a...

    After lunch the sky had cleared nicely. Just a little scud floating around. So we'll continue to 42B

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    That's it! ;);) And BTW: RW, I did spend...

    That's it! ;);)

    And BTW: RW, I did spend some time in the older T-6. But this is the first example of the Texan II I'm aware of. In fact I found it interesting and have been doing a little...
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    Going to see a PLAY!

    I just read an article about flying to 42B (Good-speed Airport) in East Haddam Connecticut. It's a small airport on the riverbank. And walking distance to a historic Opera House.

    So I thought...
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    Hi Rick, It's a T-6 Texan II Trainer. Which...

    Hi Rick,

    It's a T-6 Texan II Trainer. Which is based on a Pilatus, PC-12, if my memory is correct. This bad boy has a 950 SHP turboprop motor and frankly is as fast a prop plane as any I've...
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    True enough. Having said that, considering the...

    True enough. Having said that, considering the investment many have made in payware aircraft and scenery, as much back access as possible would definitely make people more apt to try 2020.

    Many...
  18. Aharon, I agree with David!! But then your...

    Aharon,

    I agree with David!! But then your posts are always so good, we've come to expect that. The thing that amazes much as much is any is all the time you put in doing research for you...
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    OK, Here's 3 pictures of a a plane I enjoy. ...

    OK,

    Here's 3 pictures of a a plane I enjoy. Does anyone know what it is?

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  20. I agree!! Cessnas have been the training...

    I agree!! Cessnas have been the training workhorse of GA for decades!!

    From what I'm now reading battery based no fuel aircraft are becoming the training craft of this century! Good luck with...
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    Well posted Rick!! I can't tell you how many...

    Well posted Rick!! I can't tell you how many times the J-79 drivers kept us alive in Vietnam!! When you're on approach and take fire a A-4 or Phantom was what often chilled the ground fire and kept...
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    Hey it's easy today!! All those fancy devices to...

    Hey it's easy today!! All those fancy devices to let the plane land itself!! Back in the sixties I might have cut off a limb or two to get those electronic toys everyone now takes for granted!!
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    I agree!! At least as long as Jan's credit card...

    I agree!! At least as long as Jan's credit card buys my fuel!! ;) It's damned expensive these days!! When I was doing ferry hops for the USMC RW in the 1960's we paid about 10 cents a gallon for...
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    Hi Dad! How's it going? Is your computer...

    Hi Dad!

    How's it going? Is your computer working?

    If so, don't worry about your King Air. I left it at the Astoria Regional Airport in Western Oregon.

    It's full of fuel and ready to go. ...
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    They look good Rick! And who cares if the...

    They look good Rick! And who cares if the original post(s) are old. Good shots are good shots. ;):cool: And bad ideas are still bad ideas!

    Check out what came as standard equipment with P3D...
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