455 Bravo Uniform's Recent Activity

  1. 455 Bravo Uniform liked weirdjim's post in the thread Oshkosh - 2018.

    Best Oshkosh tiedowns I've ever made were (for each tie down) 3 18"-24" bridge spikes and a 6" length of proof chain that the spikes...

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  2. 455 Bravo Uniform replied to the thread Plane Missing Over Lake Erie.

    Thanks to you and others who track these and take the time to find the original buried posts and point us to the final.

    Jul 17, 2018 at 9:05 PM
  3. 455 Bravo Uniform liked sarangan's post in the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    Don't mean to harp on your spelling management, but assuming that every pilot who ran out of fuel was too lazy all around is partly what...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 3:59 PM
  4. 455 Bravo Uniform replied to the thread OSH Electric camping sites.

    We have a choice.

    Jul 17, 2018 at 3:38 PM
  5. 455 Bravo Uniform replied to the thread Appaero Stratus Power.

    Do you have a cigarette lighter? If so, just order a car charger that either plugs directly in to the Stratus or that accepts USB plug...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 3:34 PM
  6. 455 Bravo Uniform replied to the thread NA - Car Wax.

    So what is Slick Mist? And what is a sealant?

    Jul 16, 2018 at 11:55 PM
  7. 455 Bravo Uniform replied to the thread Current cockpit fire extinguishers?.

    Halon is still around and the best. I just replaced my 30 year old (!) extinguisher this winter with another halon one.

    Jul 16, 2018 at 11:42 PM
  8. 455 Bravo Uniform liked Matthew's post in the thread Preflight Safety Briefings, Bah! Humbug!.

    Mine focus on how to work the seatbelts, how to work the door latch(es), don't grab anything, and when to shut up.

    Jul 16, 2018 at 4:50 PM
  9. 455 Bravo Uniform liked idahoflier's post in the thread A few pics from the weekend.

    I haven't posted any pics in a while so I thought I would post a few from last weekend... [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  10. 455 Bravo Uniform liked benhar77's post in the thread Popped my Chicago Lakefront Cherry.

    Finally had the time, the plane, and the weather to complete my mission to fly the Chicago lakefront en route to Pilot Pete's yesterday...

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  11. 455 Bravo Uniform replied to the thread Psychology of fuel management.

    I consider precision, then weigh that against a large safety margin/cushion, in case my gascolator drain, wing sump drains, fuel cap...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 4:37 PM
  12. 455 Bravo Uniform replied to the thread Time for an Eng. Overhaul?.

    Tea leaves, lol

    Jul 16, 2018 at 11:59 AM
  13. 455 Bravo Uniform liked FlySince9's post in the thread 88 and still kick'n.

    Last Monday I get a frantic call from my sister... "Dad's blood pressure is 80/30 and he has pains in his chest! Ambulance is on the...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 10:06 AM
  14. 455 Bravo Uniform liked weilke's post in the thread Time for an Eng. Overhaul?.

    Not sure where folks get the idea from that replacing a cam+lifters is close in labor to an overhaul. - you don't do any work on the...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 9:35 PM
  15. 455 Bravo Uniform replied to the thread Built a Stratux.

    Coulda gone cheaper without the ADSB radios and antennas...but thought WX would be nice.

    Jul 15, 2018 at 6:21 PM