Dana's Recent Activity

  1. Dana replied to the thread What’s in your “emergency go bag”?.

    Now you've done it! :popcorn:

    Jan 30, 2023 at 5:55 PM
  2. Dana replied to the thread Seeking advice for son.

    It's not the degree, but completing the 141 program. Though I suppose a college could include the degree as part of their 141 program...

    Jan 29, 2023 at 8:02 AM
  3. Dana replied to the thread Aircraft down at Hartford Brainard KHFD.

    Judging from the burn marks on the grass, it's a good thing he was "ejected".

    Jan 29, 2023 at 7:44 AM
  4. Dana liked rhkennerly's post in the thread Question about what type of plane.

    I’m always a little puzzled when a person without much experience decides on a plane before they get a license. You imagine your...

    Jan 28, 2023 at 7:29 PM
  5. Dana replied to the thread Odd one on the radio today.

    That was my wife's first reaction, sterilizing bird flu in that coop... one of dozens on the site.

    Jan 28, 2023 at 7:27 PM
  6. Dana posted a new thread.

    Odd one on the radio today

    I was taking advantage of today's warm weather to go flying, a rare winter day warm enough for open cockpit and on a weekend. I had...

    Forum: Hangar Talk

    Jan 28, 2023 at 4:13 PM
  7. Dana replied to the thread Lycoming - Continental Question.

    "Heat" doesn't rise. Hot air does... hot humid air, that then hits the top of the cooling case, where the moisture condenses out and...

    Jan 28, 2023 at 2:58 PM
  8. Dana replied to the thread My name came up on the T-Hanger list!.

    There are STC's for that... :)

    Jan 28, 2023 at 2:53 PM
  9. Dana replied to the thread Does anybody make use of CB radios or GMR *** in their vehicles on trips.

    Right, the early R/C was in the 27mhz CB band, as I recall every 5th slot was reserved for R/C. 72 came later (maybe after the license...

    Jan 28, 2023 at 10:47 AM
  10. Dana replied to the thread Seeking advice for son.

    Another thing, the big 141 flight colleges like Embry-Riddle, etc., offer degrees like "aeronautical science" or whatever, which...

    Jan 28, 2023 at 10:42 AM
  11. Dana replied to the thread Lycoming - Continental Question.

    Lycomings have a reputation for camshaft corrosion in engines that sit unflown for long periods. It doesn't seem to be reported as much...

    Jan 27, 2023 at 7:12 PM
  12. Dana liked kath's post in the thread My CFI needs some guidance.

    Bravo to your CFI, for recognizing when he doesn't know something, and taking steps to learn! (Not all of them would.)

    Jan 27, 2023 at 6:09 PM
  13. Dana replied to the thread Boeing's Truss-Braced-Wing Jet Concept Could Replace 737 Max By 2030.

    I suspect a bigger reason is so they can use struts in tension. Make it a low wing and the struts would be in compression, which would...

    Jan 27, 2023 at 5:37 AM
  14. Dana replied to the thread Does anybody make use of CB radios or GMR *** in their vehicles on trips.

    We were still using CB for 4-wheeling 10-15 years ago when I was into it. Nothing like the old days, though, when everybody had one....

    Jan 27, 2023 at 5:26 AM
  15. Dana replied to the thread Small plane buzzes boaters in Colorado before crashing.

    Nowadays, one must always assume there will be pictures. I'm sure glad cellphone cameras didn't exist when I was younger...

    Jan 26, 2023 at 7:41 PM