flyingron's Recent Activity

  1. flyingron replied to the thread Who is “The Administrator” in regs.

    I took a swing at Marion Blakey at a black-tie dinner (AIAA or the like). I feared certificate action but we laughed about it at...

    Mar 7, 2021 at 6:35 AM
  2. flyingron replied to the thread Guy gets locked in his own airplane......

    The Navion canopy release can snap the cable making it impossible to open further than the flight stop (about 10 inches). Many people...

    Mar 7, 2021 at 6:32 AM
  3. flyingron replied to the thread Foreflight on iPad mini5 + Bose = Dangerous Annoyance..

    For years I flew with a down rev version of FF because my iPad was ancient. I had no idea that they had added audio alerts until I put...

    Mar 7, 2021 at 6:29 AM
  4. flyingron replied to the thread AOPA Renewals.

    Not much.

    Mar 6, 2021 at 9:35 AM
  5. flyingron replied to the thread AOPA Renewals.

    Yes, that and the way they did it was the last straw for me, but my discontent had been festering for years. I learned that just...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 8:58 PM
  6. flyingron replied to the thread Any benefit for SAR when filing IFR and going VFR?.

    The US. That's how it works here.

    Mar 5, 2021 at 5:51 PM
  7. flyingron replied to the thread Vans RV 4 vs. Cessna 150, which is more cramped?.

    I'm 6' 1" and have flown both. The 150 puts me at the very rear of the seat tracks but otherwise isn't too bad. The RV-4 gives me...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 7:01 AM
  8. flyingron replied to the thread RNAV Approach & TAA.

    That just means you can't be considered on the approach at that point, not that it's not a valid means of navigation Well, the Z was...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 6:58 AM
  9. flyingron replied to the thread Any benefit for SAR when filing IFR and going VFR?.

    Frankly, the route isn't much looked at on a SAR effort. They draw a circle of your stated fuel range (fuel on board and TAS) from...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 6:49 AM
  10. flyingron replied to the thread Uncontrolled IFR.

    In fact, ATC wouldn't have wanted reporting points if you were in uncontrolled airspace. Lack of radar service doesn't imply you...

    Mar 4, 2021 at 11:34 AM
  11. flyingron replied to the thread My Hearing Has Faltered.

    I've never had glasses interfere with my RIC aids, but I've had my COVID mask yank them off my head. I'm also pretty sure that is what...

    Mar 4, 2021 at 9:21 AM
  12. flyingron replied to the thread Uncontrolled IFR.

    Note that while you it doesn't require a flight plan or a clearance (in fact, a clearance is unavailable there), that doesn't obviate...

    Mar 4, 2021 at 9:16 AM
  13. flyingron replied to the thread AOPA Renewals.

    I wouldn't join any organization that would have me as a member. Years ago a friend gave me a brochure from the SPEBSQSA (now...

    Mar 4, 2021 at 9:14 AM
  14. flyingron replied to the thread AOPA Renewals.

    The ACLU is particularly vindictive in trying to get you back. They even sell your information to other cause spams. I'll never...

    Mar 3, 2021 at 8:32 PM
  15. flyingron replied to the thread My Hearing Has Faltered.

    ME: My wife says I can't hear her. Audiologist: Yeah, we get a lot of that. [IMG]

    Mar 3, 2021 at 5:35 PM