flyingron's Recent Activity

  1. flyingron replied to the thread Obstruction marking/lighting.

    FCC doesn't care. The one thing they teach you on your FCC tests is you have to report tower lights (over 200') to the FAA if they go...

    May 28, 2022 at 3:54 PM
  2. flyingron replied to the thread Replacement certificates.

    My "permanent" airworthiness certificate was sent to me as a PDF file. I have lots of spares available now.

    May 28, 2022 at 3:53 PM
  3. flyingron replied to the thread “single engine Cessna” down at Show Low (SOW).

    My wife's flight instructor always made students fly a 172 loaded up to gross at least once in their training. Most of their training...

    May 28, 2022 at 3:53 PM
  4. flyingron replied to the thread VOR impact study.

    The airplane received major structural damage as it made initial contact with trees. Tree limbs more than 8 inches in diameter were...

    May 28, 2022 at 3:45 PM
  5. flyingron replied to the thread VOR impact study.

    There was an FAA flight check King Air that did a VOR impact study at the Linden (Virginia) VOR.

    May 28, 2022 at 2:48 PM
  6. flyingron replied to the thread Flat Landing Gear Tire.

    The amount of time the airplane spends rolling on the tires and using the brakes is tiny compared to cars. Weight is a driving factor.

    May 28, 2022 at 2:46 PM
  7. flyingron replied to the thread How does someone like this pass an IPC or a BFR?.

    Once he got into the air and the leg of his complex entered flight plan in his Garmin GNS9000 or whatever he has kicked into the active...

    May 28, 2022 at 2:43 PM
  8. flyingron replied to the thread Flying glider after medical denial for anxiety.

    It's not a certification. It's just a determination you are safe to fly today just like you do even if you have a medical certificate....

    May 28, 2022 at 2:41 PM
  9. flyingron replied to the thread Q: Report Wisdom Teeth Extractions.

    Cleaning is part of the exam as far as I'm concerned (just like washing the engine is part of the annual). The other stuff I report.

    May 28, 2022 at 2:40 PM
  10. flyingron replied to the thread Request for Airman Medical Records timing.

    Well, except for psychiatric items, they do. Of course, the FAA has never given a rat's rectum about obeying the privacy act. They...

    May 28, 2022 at 2:39 PM
  11. flyingron replied to the thread 121.5.

    Garmin didn't design the SL40. Apollo did. Same comm as the SL30 and the GNS480 (CNS80). Between my GNS480 and SL30 I can monitor 4...

    May 27, 2022 at 1:43 PM
  12. flyingron replied to the thread How does someone like this pass an IPC or a BFR?.

    ORF is easy in this case, it's the departure airport. Most of us know where we are. Besides dropping one letter is not uncommon in...

    May 27, 2022 at 9:16 AM
  13. flyingron replied to the thread 121.5.

    Yep, I loved my KMA24 as well for exactly that reason. You could leave stuff in AUTO if you liked, but you could pop things up on the...

    May 27, 2022 at 9:12 AM
  14. flyingron replied to the thread Flat Landing Gear Tire.

    It wasn't a Duke, but it was pretty cool. I was just happy a friend of mine had a pair of Navion tires he was going to dump on the...

    May 27, 2022 at 9:03 AM
  15. flyingron replied to the thread Stoopid Stuff.

    C/SPAN isn't stupid. It exposes the stupidity to anybody in need of sleep who cares to watch it.

    May 27, 2022 at 6:11 AM