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    Bill - I am old enough to have experienced the...

    Bill - I am old enough to have experienced the good old days - and you just reminded me. But there now is a whole new generation of passengers who never knew them!
  2. No I didn't, but I forgot to put one after mine :)

    No I didn't, but I forgot to put one after mine :)
  3. Unfortunately you cannot stop in midair either to...

    Unfortunately you cannot stop in midair either to recharge or refuel.
  4. Thread: I want one!

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    The advantage is for the guy that turns left from...

    The advantage is for the guy that turns left from home to go 10 miles to the airport, or turns right from home to go downtown to the office - and can also have some flying fun on weekends.
  5. While many new developments, such as electric...

    While many new developments, such as electric planes, will have to face many problems during development, I am quite sure that patience and new and improved technologies - especially for batteries -...
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    I'm sure the engines are fine, my concern was the...

    I'm sure the engines are fine, my concern was the weight, resulting movement stress and vibration with potential metal fatique. Those wings look pretty slim!
  7. Thread: I want one!

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    Yes - but you have transportation for short and...

    Yes - but you have transportation for short and long trips at greater speed. And you can save the money for a car.
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    Interesting civilian VTOL

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/first-production-aw609-tiltrotor-finally-flies-after-decades-of-development/ar-AA13c8jJ?ocid=msedgdhp&pc=U531&cvid=99fea1f34d9040ae89516a217b0435ef


    I get...
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    MalwareBytes has kept me out of trouble for...

    MalwareBytes has kept me out of trouble for years. Good Luck!
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    I agree, but these things have not yet been in...

    I agree, but these things have not yet been in practical, every-day use, which is needed to sort out the necessary rules and features as well as those that don' work. It will be interesting to see...
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    Next idea - Flying Car Races!

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/fitness/world-s-first-flying-electric-car-race-just-happened/ar-AA12ZtzA?ocid=msedgdhp&pc=U531&cvid=98addecf0a694c0bb450a7709ff34045
  12. Thread: I want one!

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    Thank you Zippy - that one is even better!

    Thank you Zippy - that one is even better!
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    Hi Bill, The Electra pictures brought back...

    Hi Bill,

    The Electra pictures brought back some good memories. In the 1960's I worked in Rochester, NY, but did heavy business in Fort Worth, TX. I used to fly frequently to Dallas via Chicago....
  14. Thread: I want one!

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    Sorry - the video of the flying car, that I...

    Sorry - the video of the flying car, that I recommended, seems to have disappeared from the article!
  15. Thread: I want one!

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    I want one!

    Be sure to see the video.

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  16. Eviation’s All-Electric Commuter Plane Takes To The Skies For The First Time

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/eviation-s-all-electric-commuter-plane-takes-to-the-skies-for-the-first-time/ar-AA12iZ3X?ocid=msedgdhp&pc=U531&cvid=f78bfed3a29d407b935d342488036742
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    Thanks Randy - I will look into it.

    Thanks Randy - I will look into it.
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    I have the same problem, and Aerolite gave me the...

    I have the same problem, and Aerolite gave me the same answer you used. However, does that setting screw up control of all other planes? I stopped using the Aerolite for that reason
  19. Outstanding videos of NYC - very interesting and...

    Outstanding videos of NYC - very interesting and enjoyable!
  20. 17-year old flies around the world in a Microlight

    Amazing!

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/cycling/in-pics-17-year-old-becomes-youngest-pilot-to-fly-solo-around-world/ar-AA114gtV?ocid=msedgdhp&pc=U531&cvid=5fb85fd7d7762013f4f567e0ee2db0f6
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    I think people would complain if you fly over...

    I think people would complain if you fly over their heads! :)
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    A flying car that looks more promising

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/flying-cars-are-finally-ready-for-take-off/ar-AA10HTZu?ocid=msedgdhp&pc=U531&cvid=9cbe8aa9d17847488b0dcf92d6166e77
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    How about the many bridges that cars cross...

    How about the many bridges that cars cross underneath driving on the water?
  24. I cannot believe that the heli's behavior in the...

    I cannot believe that the heli's behavior in the two more difficult modes have anything to do with reality. Even in "Easy" it is a pain in you-know-where to fly!
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    Nice emergency landing on highway

    I would say that this pilot was lucky to face such light traffic!

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