MBDiagMan's Recent Activity

  1. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    What does that have to do with paying parking fees for your car on the street? The municipal airport is Main Street for airplanes. If...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 8:18 PM
  2. MBDiagMan liked Cap'n Jack's post in the thread favorite ForeFlight instruments?.

    The magenta line :target: :) ETE is useful to me. I like the distance rings too.

    Apr 22, 2019 at 8:14 PM
  3. MBDiagMan liked chemgeek's post in the thread Tie Down Fees.

    Feds do support small airports through the AIP, to the tune of millions of dollars in grants for capital improvements. There are very...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 7:58 PM
  4. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    If the community can’t afford it, they should sell it. If they can make people stand still for paying for tie down spaces and that...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 4:19 PM
  5. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    Knowing our manager, if a plane were virtually abandon anywhere on the property it would leave the property one way or another. In other...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 3:05 PM
  6. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    I have massive respect for your opinion and you have all the right in the world to it. There is much more to an airplane than a paint job.

    Apr 22, 2019 at 1:33 PM
  7. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    So.... do these folks being charged to tie down not pay taxes? If anyone has the reason to feel like they are partially paying for...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 1:15 PM
  8. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    Respectfully, if you think a plane with a canopy cover and a coat of wax doesn’t deteriorate at the same rate as if it were in an...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 1:13 PM
  9. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    In a humble community as described by the OP, I seriously doubt that there are very many people with a freeloading mentality. I fully...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 1:11 PM
  10. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    I have seen clauses in hangar lease agreements that prevent aircraft being housed that are not legally airworthy. I hangar at one of...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 1:02 PM
  11. MBDiagMan liked Sinistar's post in the thread Tie Down Fees.

    For your location and capacity I would go no higher than $25/mo or maybe $200/yr. Sure would be nice if you could write the agreement...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 12:56 PM
  12. MBDiagMan replied to the thread Tie Down Fees.

    By that logic, the folks in town unfortunate enough not to own a garage and park their car in the street in front of their house, should...

    Apr 22, 2019 at 12:55 PM
  13. MBDiagMan liked PaulS's post in the thread Reported impressive reduction in accidents due to ADS-B In.

    That was the latest Salty, we were at 3,000 feet, going 165 knots before ATC pointed them out. At least once every other flight,...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 8:05 PM
  14. MBDiagMan liked Stan Cooper's post in the thread Reported impressive reduction in accidents due to ADS-B In.

    While I think it's too early to cite statistics showing it's responsible for an "impressive" reduction in accidents, common sense says...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 8:01 PM
  15. MBDiagMan liked PaulS's post in the thread Reported impressive reduction in accidents due to ADS-B In.

    I love ADS-B, there I said it. It is great to have and really enhances traffic awareness, not to mention weather awareness. The...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 7:52 PM