LesGawlik's Recent Activity

  1. LesGawlik replied to the thread ILAFFT: Almost Killed my Family on an Instrument Approach.

    Yes, and they're very helpful. I use X-Plane, and my iPad with FF. XP can send its position to FF on the iPad, so I use the EFB I use...

    Aug 4, 2021 at 4:29 PM
  2. LesGawlik replied to the thread When does a TFR stop being temporary?.

    Think of it as a government program. As Ronaldus Magnus said, "There is nothing so permanent as a temporary government program."

    Aug 4, 2021 at 1:17 PM
  3. LesGawlik replied to the thread ILAFFT: Almost Killed my Family on an Instrument Approach.

    I often find myself cross-checking the steam gauge altimeter with the tape on the G5 to avoid the same thing.

    Aug 4, 2021 at 1:00 PM
  4. LesGawlik replied to the thread ILAFFT: Almost Killed my Family on an Instrument Approach.

    No, but more than once I received low altitude alerts from towers during instrument approaches before I replaced my encoder (I was at...

    Aug 4, 2021 at 12:55 PM
  5. LesGawlik replied to the thread ILAFFT: Almost Killed my Family on an Instrument Approach.

    What I have done in the past, and still do every now and then, is fly an approach to an unfamiliar airport on X-Plane. It's better to...

    Aug 4, 2021 at 11:14 AM
  6. LesGawlik replied to the thread Camp chairs.

    I just bought the following from the Zon based on research inspired by this thread. Two chairs for $54.00. They are strong enough for...

    Aug 4, 2021 at 8:27 AM
  7. LesGawlik replied to the thread Memorable Resturants on/near field.

    Hagerstown, MD, KHGR has a nice restaurant right in the FBO. I think it is called Runways. I saw Fiorentino's at KLNS Lancaster...

    Aug 2, 2021 at 8:09 PM
  8. LesGawlik replied to the thread Spirit is having a bad day..

    Was the riot before or after the flights were canceled?

    Aug 2, 2021 at 8:02 PM
  9. LesGawlik replied to the thread G100UL unleaded avgas approved.

    The disclaimer stuff may work a little if the producer is sued on a failure to warn theory. The gasoline producer is putting the...

    Aug 2, 2021 at 5:09 PM
  10. LesGawlik replied to the thread Is It Better to Fly at 55% Power or 75% Power, in Terms of Engine Health?.

    Don't tell Dan!

    Aug 2, 2021 at 8:28 AM
  11. LesGawlik replied to the thread Flights for Bacon.

    TOD into madness.

    Aug 1, 2021 at 6:32 AM
  12. LesGawlik replied to the thread Lets make Friday 'Joke Day'!.

    Happened to me about a dozen times. Neighbor and I built brick mailboxes around the metal ones. They still beat the metal portion...

    Jul 31, 2021 at 8:15 AM
  13. LesGawlik replied to the thread xplane vs MSFS for IFR procedures.

    I can't answer about the 650/750, but I using X-Plane I can see myself on Foreflight's moving map on my iPad. My position is on the...

    Jul 29, 2021
  14. LesGawlik replied to the thread xplane vs MSFS for IFR procedures.

    X-Plane with Foreflight. X-Plane can tell Foreflight where it is, so you can use the iPad you fly with and the plates you use to fly...

    Jul 29, 2021