Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe's Recent Activity

  1. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Mattress advice? (NA).

    Used to have a sleep number. Now we have a Nectar foam mattress. https://www.nectarsleep.com/ I like it better and it cost a lot less....

    Sep 22, 2018 at 6:16 PM
  2. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe liked Let'sgoflying!'s post in the thread Get A&P license to maintain own Airplane.

    No, but a lot of people are surprised at how accurate my predictions of adverse outcomes can be!

    Sep 21, 2018 at 6:01 PM
  3. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Get A&P license to maintain own Airplane.

    I assume you don't often get accused of being an optimist? As far as I'm concerned, the big downside to maintaining my own airplane...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 3:48 PM
  4. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Get A&P license to maintain own Airplane.

    To do annuals on a type certificated aircraft you need an IA not just an A&P. You would save money on labor, but you still have to buy...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 1:14 PM
  5. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Logging time, what counts?.

    So, you have to actually take the ride and get the S.P. ticket first. Then training with a baby eating, low life, sport pilot instructor...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 8:25 AM
  6. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe liked Nsconductor's post in the thread Logging time, what counts?.

    Not exactly true based on the new rule change. If you are a sport pilot and are going towards the private, the training received from a...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 8:19 AM
  7. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread How to hand prop a Cirrus (A Satire).

    Why? An alternator puts out 14ish volts, a battery charger puts out 14ish volts - how does the battery know the difference? (Yes, an...

    Sep 21, 2018 at 8:14 AM
  8. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Record for TFR density.

    I'm guessing that the TRACON may have a game on in the break room and know about them so you can get busted. But, ain't no jets ever...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 1:34 PM
  9. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe attached a file to the thread Record for TFR density.

    Hidden Mickey? How about a PacMan TFR [ATTACH]

    Capture.PNG Sep 20, 2018 at 1:32 PM
  10. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Hydrogen-Powered Train.

    Just as long as the train doesn't stop at Lakehurst, it should be OK

    Sep 20, 2018 at 12:26 PM
  11. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Logging time, what counts?.

    61.51 (4) A student pilot may log pilot-in-command time only when the student pilot— (i) Is the sole occupant of the aircraft or is...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 9:16 AM
  12. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread I can fly this thing, I've got ten hours....

    This would have been prevented if the TSA did checks on student pilots born outside the U.S.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 9:12 AM
  13. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread Logging time, what counts?.

    No,not an "N" number for small unmanned aerial vehicles. But even if they did...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 4:06 PM
  14. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe replied to the thread [NA]GE stock[NA].

    O.M.G. Blasphemy! Where I used to work, a one time CEO worshiped at the alter of Jack Welch and how he made GE the model for what we...

    Sep 19, 2018 at 9:42 AM
  15. Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe liked scorpio's post in the thread Best way to un butter your windows?.

    Some cloud remover has always worked for me in this sort of situation.

    Sep 19, 2018 at 7:31 AM