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  1. bobmrg replied to the thread Traffic deconfliction at an uncontrolled airspace.

    I recommend flying a couple of miles out before performing the teardrop. Bob

    Jul 16, 2018 at 4:51 PM
  2. bobmrg replied to the thread Can’t reach FSS in air.

    Absolutely. Look at the legend on any sectional under Communications Boxes and you will find: "Heavy line box indicates Flight Service...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 12:19 PM
  3. bobmrg replied to the thread Can’t reach FSS in air.

    Absolutely. I subscribe to Summit Aviation's Aviation Reference Library and get quarterly updates. I'm sure that you can google...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 7:23 PM
  4. bobmrg replied to the thread Can’t reach FSS in air.

    This is what the FCC regs say: 122.0 MHz: Air carrier and private aircraft enroute flight advisory service provided by FAA. It is the...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 4:04 PM
  5. bobmrg replied to the thread Winds aloft data source.

    Andrew, If the FB comes from about 200 reporting sites and the Skew-T can come from thousands, there will obviously be instances where...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 11:09 AM
  6. bobmrg replied to the thread Winds aloft data source.

    Don't lose sight of the fact that the winds aloft sources are all forecasts, not observations. The FB (Winds and Temperatures Aloft) is...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 9:54 AM
  7. bobmrg replied to the thread How to navigate thunderstorms?.

    It has been awhile since I visited Seattle Center, but I recall a humonguous whiteboard suspended from the ceiling with local weather...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 5:53 PM
  8. bobmrg replied to the thread How to navigate thunderstorms?.

    Notify ATC as soon as you recognize that you might have a problem....that gives them more time to come up with solutions. Note that I...

    Jul 13, 2018 at 3:27 PM
  9. bobmrg replied to the thread Cross country route.

    To be honest, I did not plan ahead. Insurance would not let me fly at night or on instruments (stuck in Lake City FL for three days due...

    Jul 12, 2018 at 5:38 PM
  10. bobmrg replied to the thread Cross country route.

    When I was ferrying Pipers from Florida to Seattle back in the 1970s my route pretty much depended on the weather. Most of the time I...

    Jul 12, 2018 at 4:20 PM
  11. bobmrg replied to the thread Frequency change when departing D.

    I can't claim originality. This is the dictionary definition: "A hypothetical small town regarded as typically dull or insignificant."...

    Jul 11, 2018 at 9:18 PM
  12. bobmrg replied to the thread Density altitude legality question.

    If I recall correctly, limitations are in Section 2 of the POH. If you don't see anything there, there is no limitation. Bob

    Jul 11, 2018 at 9:14 PM
  13. bobmrg replied to the thread Weight & Balance.

    ASA CX-3. Got a good review from Aviation Consumer. www.asa2fly.com Bob

    Jul 11, 2018 at 4:45 PM
  14. bobmrg replied to the thread 7 passenger Plus.

    Turbine Otter? Just reading about the accident in Alaska with eleven on board. Only one engine to maintain!! Bob

    Jul 11, 2018 at 4:42 PM
  15. bobmrg replied to the thread Just finished 1st lesson and having 2nd thoughts.

    There will be students for which the first few hours will be airplane rides, not training. Seriously. The human body was not designed to...

    Jul 10, 2018