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  1. midwestpa24 replied to the thread Running tanks dry in cruise.

    The law of primacy.

    Mar 18, 2019 at 11:21 AM
  2. midwestpa24 replied to the thread Running tanks dry in cruise.

    You only have to take off with enough fuel to reach your destination with 30 minute reserve. Doesn't say you have to land with 30...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 8:52 PM
  3. midwestpa24 replied to the thread Uh Oh.....

    That's what I did. Went from 240 to 175 into about 8 months. I have reintroduced carbs, but still make efforts to avoid them where I...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 7:25 PM
  4. midwestpa24 replied to the thread Do you have a real ID?.

    Wife and I just got our Real ID and TSA Pre check. We fly several times a year, but not internationally so didn't go for Global Entry....

    Mar 17, 2019 at 6:58 PM
  5. midwestpa24 replied to the thread Plane down at Compton Woodley Airport - 7:00 PM March 13 2019.

    You are assuming a lot. The Cessna was in his blind spot and directly into the sun, spotting visually was difficult to impossible. We...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 6:54 PM
  6. midwestpa24 replied to the thread Running tanks dry in cruise.

    I've run tanks dry. It's no big deal. Fuel pump on switch tanks. The engine is still spinning (way faster than a starter turns it...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 6:50 PM
  7. midwestpa24 replied to the thread Engine about to die, minutes of power left, what to do?.

    Neither do I. Assuming a loss of oil and/or oil pressure, moving the throttle isn't going to compound that problem. In a loss of oil...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 6:41 PM
  8. midwestpa24 replied to the thread Public airport hangar financing?.

    As an airport operator, I personally don't want to take over the hangar. Our standard lease is for 50 years. After 50 years, I can...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 11:15 PM
  9. midwestpa24 replied to the thread NTSB report on a rwy excursion.

    When this first happened, there was discussion about why he rejected T/O beyond V1. Didn't have a choice, plane wouldn't rotate!

    Mar 14, 2019 at 9:06 PM
  10. midwestpa24 replied to the thread BOEING 767F crash near Houston in the bay Atlas cargo.

    Not exactly. The two 737MAX crashes were immediately on departure during climb-out. The 767 was descending through 7,000 into its...

    Mar 14, 2019 at 2:17 PM
  11. midwestpa24 replied to the thread NORDO - Wrong runway.

    I have been due to a recent frequency change for an airport, and again because of a radio failure. The point is, whether you believe in...

    Mar 14, 2019 at 2:14 PM
  12. midwestpa24 replied to the thread FlyBlackBird.com: Yet another desires to be the Uber of the Skies.

    Using similar logic, I could create an LLC for my aircraft. You rent the aircraft from the LLC (not me from a legal standpoint), then...

    Mar 14, 2019 at 2:02 PM
  13. midwestpa24 replied to the thread FlyBlackBird.com: Yet another desires to be the Uber of the Skies.

    And if that is what they are doing, Blackbird is still the grand facilitator providing an aircraft and pilot, although through a...

    Mar 13, 2019 at 8:55 PM
  14. midwestpa24 replied to the thread TBM speed record.

    And Daher just put out a video for the new TBM 940. Now if only I could get those winning Powerball numbers.

    Mar 13, 2019 at 7:06 PM
  15. midwestpa24 replied to the thread FlyBlackBird.com: Yet another desires to be the Uber of the Skies.

    Shouldn't take the FAA long to figure it out. Lots of would be software and app developers that want to be the next Uber, and see...

    Mar 13, 2019 at 7:05 PM