midlifeflyer's Recent Activity

  1. midlifeflyer replied to the thread FBO agreement.

    I don't get it. Looks pretty typical to me. Or are you just pointing out the type of obligations an FBO with ramp control incurs?

    Jul 21, 2018 at 6:16 AM
  2. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Non-Equity partnerships..

    Insurance coverage is definitely a concern (but not a FAR issue). Some allow for some degree of co-use (my term to cover all the...

    Jul 21, 2018 at 1:08 AM
  3. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Non-Equity partnerships..

    BTW, I was a "non-equity partner" in an airplane for a number of years. I've also been a "private renter" more than once. Terms are in...

    Jul 21, 2018 at 12:08 AM
  4. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Non-Equity partnerships..

    Wild guess - the folks who said that think a "commercial" aircraft rental requires 100 hour inspections. Common misconception. Other...

    Jul 20, 2018 at 11:47 PM
  5. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Non-Equity partnerships..

    As others said, it's mostly about who your partner is. The knock on leasebacks is typically in the flight school context. You are...

    Jul 20, 2018 at 3:15 PM
  6. midlifeflyer liked Christy Wong's post in the thread Bryan Made Me Join.

    He's pretty well known in North Texas as a great CFI and a damned fine pilot. He has taught me through 3 ratings now and we're still...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 5:15 PM
  7. midlifeflyer liked RDUPilot's post in the thread Southeast Lunch (and beer) Fans.

    We are just behind in all our meetups.... I agree with @eman1200 flying in to a brewery destination and not drinking is; as Charles...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 1:26 PM
  8. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Bryan Made Me Join.

    Dysfunctional.

    Jul 19, 2018 at 1:25 PM
  9. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Those ramp fee rip off FBOs. Maybe not..

    Let's say my experience has not been as bad as yours.

    Jul 19, 2018 at 1:22 PM
  10. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Those ramp fee rip off FBOs. Maybe not..

    Two things I've learned along the way. 1. I call or email FBOs to find out their practices. Especially on an overnight, it also helps...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 6:42 AM
  11. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Bryan Made Me Join.

    Welcome, Christy. Condolences for knowing Bryan.

    Jul 19, 2018 at 4:24 AM
  12. midlifeflyer liked EdFred's post in the thread $800 for a flight review.

    Guideline, not a regulation. Until 61 defines what I need to cover exactly, and how much time on each item on ground, I'm going to...

    Jul 18, 2018 at 1:51 AM
  13. midlifeflyer replied to the thread $800 for a flight review.

    Actually, that is what the guideline says. Some of the detail that could take a lot of time? I didn't even read it as "best practice"...

    Jul 18, 2018 at 1:50 AM
  14. midlifeflyer replied to the thread Built a Stratux.

    Nah. They haven't put together a release that does that. One can turn off logging, though, which seems to help a bit. But at least for...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 6:40 AM
  15. midlifeflyer replied to the thread GPS Reliability - Stratus 1 vs Stratux vs ???.

    Mine too. Reliable enough that, after a few upgrades last year, I sold my Stratus 2 in favor of Stratux's wider app compatibility. On...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 2:04 AM