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  1. FormerHangie replied to the thread Build a plane for $600.

    There's a pirep here from a fellow who had 600 hours in a Teenie, post #22. Here's one being put to good use. [IMG] Thatcher CX4,...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 10:05 PM
  2. FormerHangie liked flyingcheesehead's post in the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    For the Houston to Seattle mission... Have you done that in the Viking yet? Did your wife go with you? Was she OK with doing that long...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 12:12 PM
  3. FormerHangie liked alfadog's post in the thread Build a plane for $600.

    Is there a 24 Hours of Lemons race for airplanes?

    Oct 16, 2018 at 10:20 AM
  4. FormerHangie replied to the thread Build a plane for $600.

    Other than that when you were finished, you wound up with a Jeanie's Teenie.

    Oct 16, 2018 at 10:11 AM
  5. FormerHangie replied to the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    Other airlines offer nonstops from Houston to Seattle, 4:40 westbound, 4:00 eastbound at this time of year.

    Oct 16, 2018 at 7:31 AM
  6. FormerHangie liked Eric Gleason's post in the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    One of the practical advantages of the turbocharged plane is that the extra performance gives you more options when encountering...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 7:29 AM
  7. FormerHangie liked iamtheari's post in the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    $1,000 for a first-class round-trip ticket on United, nonstop both directions, at reasonable times of the day. Even if you can do it in...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 7:28 AM
  8. FormerHangie replied to the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    I'm assuming that you won't go high on the leg where there's a headwind, as the winds will usually mean that going high isn't worth it....

    Oct 15, 2018 at 3:35 PM
  9. FormerHangie liked Checkout_my_Six's post in the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    well....I was "assuming" it was bad high and low.....to prove my point. :D but, yes, that's not how it's done....out high and...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 3:22 PM
  10. FormerHangie replied to the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    You lost me there. Why are you assuming the winds are the same at both altitudes? I'm looking at the winds aloft maps for the Western...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 3:03 PM
  11. FormerHangie replied to the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    The crosswind has to be pretty close to directly abeam to act as a headwind. I did a little virtual E6B work, assuming you TAS 1s 160...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 2:44 PM
  12. FormerHangie liked iamtheari's post in the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    Unless you fly at a much lower altitude to escape the absurd headwinds, in which case you will get a lower TAS. Either way, you aren't...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 2:25 PM
  13. FormerHangie replied to the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    Seriously, Houston to Seattle is a job for an airliner. If you were still flying at the same altitude you would, but you wouldn't do...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 2:25 PM
  14. FormerHangie replied to the thread What plane do I want to have 1.5 years from now?.

    Just a reminder, all the turbocharged stuff makes their speed at altitudes where the wind blows hard sometimes. So you'll get those big...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 2:15 PM
  15. FormerHangie liked SkyDog58's post in the thread Airline Question - Minimum Layover Time.

    Damn. Now, I’m going to feel inferior just saying I went to Purdue.

    Oct 15, 2018 at 9:40 AM