Dana's Recent Activity

  1. Dana replied to the thread Earn private in LSA aircraft? No medical?.

    No, you don't, if you're going to solo in a LSA (or balloon or glider). But in that case you get the student cert from the FAA instead...

    Aug 17, 2022 at 5:35 PM
  2. Dana attached a file to the thread Daily Pic.

    Flying back from lunch in Ocean City, NJ, only the second time my wife has flown with me in the Hatz: [ATTACH] She drove the camper...

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  3. Dana liked bluerooster's post in the thread They followed me home.

    Ended up with four wings, two fuselages, one full set of tail feathers, and two engines. Three sets of logs, and three data plates....

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  4. Dana liked Half Fast's post in the thread 100LL Debacle.

    So we’ve been electing people who had excessive lead exposure as children? ;)

    Aug 15, 2022 at 8:36 AM
  5. Dana liked kicktireslightfires's post in the thread I flew a Cessna 162 Skycatcher LSA across the USA alone ... and it was awesome.

    Started near Miami, FL and ended my trip in Seattle, WA in a Cessna 162 Skycatcher with no autopilot. Left on Friday and landed in...

    Aug 15, 2022 at 8:29 AM
  6. Dana liked bbchien's post in the thread How to move on from airplane crash.

    You did Good. Get back in the saddle. QUICKLY.

    Aug 15, 2022 at 8:26 AM
  7. Dana replied to the thread question about low compression and overhauls..

    It depends on why the compression is low. Last year I had 3 cylinders with declining compressions (as low as 30/80). Around 6-700...

    Aug 14, 2022 at 3:20 PM
  8. Dana liked pmanton's post in the thread Going around the whole country - where would YOU go?.

    One never knows how such an adventure might turn out. I retired in 2000 and went back to school for 2 years. I then looked for the next...

    Aug 14, 2022 at 3:12 PM
  9. Dana liked O2 Birddog's post in the thread I bought an airplane. It was a lifelong dream. 6 months later, I'm out. (Reddit post).

    A country entirely too dependent on manufacturing in other nations to feed our supply chain. Even with products, "Manufactured in the...

    Aug 14, 2022 at 7:19 AM
  10. Dana replied to the thread Ocean City NJ 26N.

    We flew the Hatz down to Ocean City today. My wife had the camper near Eagles Nest airport, and I flew down from Connecticut yesterday...

    Aug 13, 2022 at 7:58 PM
  11. Dana replied to the thread Van's RV-15 high Wing.

    I started out that way, even build an airport database for it... but Avare on a cellphone is sooooo much nicer....

    Aug 13, 2022 at 4:41 PM
  12. Dana liked Daleandee's post in the thread Do you believe in UFO's?.

    Then there's folks like me that collect them on the leading edges of the airplane ... :)

    Aug 11, 2022
  13. Dana replied to the thread So how do I get this cheeseburger everyone talks about?....

    I wish I could "like" that more than once. Seems to me a "world of aviation" should be a very early lesson, maybe even pre solo. Land...

    Aug 11, 2022
  14. Dana replied to the thread So how do I get this cheeseburger everyone talks about?....

    :yeahthat: That said, if I expect to tie down I bring my own ropes. Most airports have them, but some are pretty scary.

    Aug 11, 2022
  15. Dana replied to the thread Do you believe in UFO's?.

    And there are people who squish them...

    Aug 11, 2022