FormerHangie's Recent Activity

  1. FormerHangie replied to the thread Avweb’s Mooney Ovation Ultra Flight Report.

    According to the makers, at one time they were made in Texas, but the company consolidated production in North Carolina.

    Jan 19, 2018 at 9:13 AM
  2. FormerHangie replied to the thread Help us choose a color for a Dakota?.

    +1, though they're both good.

    Jan 19, 2018 at 9:11 AM
  3. FormerHangie replied to the thread Avweb’s Mooney Ovation Ultra Flight Report.

    Oh, I did that. They've been washed 8 or 10 times now and they still turn my hands blue. I'm sticking with the Texas Brand jeans from...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 7:24 AM
  4. FormerHangie replied to the thread Avweb’s Mooney Ovation Ultra Flight Report.

    I bought a pair of Levi's recently. Every time I stick my hands in my pockets, they get stained blue. I switched to Texas Brand jeans,...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:33 PM
  5. FormerHangie replied to the thread Could you push a hovering helicopter?.

    You'd have to sneak up on it from behind. Somehow I think if the pilot saw you pushing on the helicopter he might just push back, and...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:23 PM
  6. FormerHangie liked Lachlan's post in the thread Could you push a hovering helicopter?.

    When you’re famous helicopters will let you grab em like that.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:20 PM
  7. FormerHangie replied to the thread Looking for my first plane.. on a budget.. open to suggestions.

    That's what I took from it. Maybe I should have added a +1.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 10:05 AM
  8. FormerHangie replied to the thread Looking for my first plane.. on a budget.. open to suggestions.

    While I did dearly love flying the Cheetah, I don't think it's the best hot/high airplane.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:17 AM
  9. FormerHangie replied to the thread Looking for my first plane.. on a budget.. open to suggestions.

    Will he be able to find a Tiger for that little money?

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:43 AM
  10. FormerHangie replied to the thread Iced In.

    I drove in this morning. Some of the neighborhood roads are still impassible. I took a slightly alternate way this morning, since I know...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:40 AM
  11. FormerHangie replied to the thread Looking for my first plane.. on a budget.. open to suggestions.

    IMO, a low budget buyer should stick with a fixed gear/fixed pitch prop airplane. Operating costs over the years will well exceed his...

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:32 AM
  12. FormerHangie replied to the thread Looking for my first plane.. on a budget.. open to suggestions.

    If you'd like something with a vintage feel, consider a Stinson 108. You might even find one with an O-360 in it.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 8:16 AM
  13. FormerHangie replied to the thread Looking for my first plane.. on a budget.. open to suggestions.

    He might find an early Cherokee 180 for that money, don't know about a 182, they're pretty popular. That's probably his best bet,...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 10:03 PM
  14. FormerHangie replied to the thread Looking for my first plane.. on a budget.. open to suggestions.

    Once you have this airplane, what's your operating budget? A low purchase price generally means a higher maintenance budget.

    Jan 17, 2018 at 9:24 PM
  15. FormerHangie replied to the thread Iced In.

    As expected, school is closed, apparently the governor declared a state of emergency for some counties, including ours. There was a...

    Jan 17, 2018 at 4:16 PM