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  1. flyingron replied to the thread Learning to use the JPI 830 Engine monitor.

    Yeah, you get two bumps of "added fuel" at power up. For me I set this for 40 (mains only) and 80 (mains and aux). I actually have...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 12:21 PM
  2. flyingron replied to the thread Roomba.

    We had a couple of Roombas, they were iffy. My favorite story was the time it locked itself in the bathroom and went "uh oh" and shut...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 12:20 PM
  3. flyingron replied to the thread Public Intox/3rd Class Med.

    Actually, some of my best AMEs were not pilots at all (or at least not anymore). One was an retired US Navy Flight Surgeon, the other...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 12:17 PM
  4. flyingron replied to the thread E6B.

    I have an Ancient ASA CS2 that I only have used on my writtens. As pointed out, the testing centers (certainly LaserGrade) have a...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 12:14 PM
  5. flyingron replied to the thread Southwest passengers preparing to die in attempted landing.

    Hey, they should feel lucky. A SWA 737 had the engine "blowed up" today and it sucked a passenger "partially" out the window killing her.

    Apr 17, 2018 at 8:47 PM
  6. flyingron replied to the thread Clear Prop! - Anyone ever have a response?.

    Many years ago I was standing in the engine nacelle of a 767 parked on the ramp at PHL. I grabbed the turbine and gave it a good...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 8:46 PM
  7. flyingron replied to the thread Leaving Oshkosh Late.

    Actually, what I do is I pack up all the camping gear early Sunday and then go spend the night in the Hilton. I get a nice hot shower,...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 8:41 PM
  8. flyingron replied to the thread Cataract surgery complication.

    My parents have both had the surgery (no complications). I've got a mild one that doesn't (yet) require any work. Complications are...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 11:12 AM
  9. flyingron replied to the thread Clear Prop! - Anyone ever have a response?.

    When I'm marshalling someone who does the "Clear Prop," I'll check to make sure that the area is clear and give either the twirling hand...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 11:11 AM
  10. flyingron replied to the thread [NA] Cordless drill.

    I picked up for under $20 an entire set of "security" screwdriver bits from Harbor Freight a while back. Comes in handy from time to time.

    Apr 17, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  11. flyingron replied to the thread Learning to use the JPI 830 Engine monitor.

    Read the manual. It's required to be in the plane anyhow (in any of the STC'd installations). It's not very difficult. You just...

    Apr 16, 2018 at 7:04 PM
  12. flyingron replied to the thread Leaving Oshkosh Late.

    I leave Monday as well. It's pretty much a ghost town. Many of the portable facilities disappear, but the permanent shower...

    Apr 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  13. flyingron replied to the thread Southwest passengers preparing to die in attempted landing.

    [IMG]

    Apr 16, 2018 at 6:56 PM
  14. flyingron replied to the thread Apparent plane crash on TPC Scottsdale Golf Course.

    In your rush to an attempt to make such a glib answer, you misunderstand what I was trying to say. What I was saying was that the FAA...

    Apr 16, 2018 at 6:53 PM
  15. flyingron replied to the thread Apparent plane crash on TPC Scottsdale Golf Course.

    If your plane gives sufficient aerodynamic buffetting you don't need any sort (aural or visual) indicator.

    Apr 15, 2018 at 6:43 AM