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  1. murphey liked Timbeck2's post in the thread How to ease nerves flying solo? (Commercial student).

    Nobody has really touched on this yet but you don't have to fly solo. Fly with a non pilot. That way YOU are the safety net and the...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 5:46 PM
  2. murphey liked PaulS's post in the thread Flight lesson Length.

    Who cares? Was it working for you before your friend "helped" you out? Do you get too tired during the 2 hour lesson? How are you...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:36 PM
  3. murphey liked 455 Bravo Uniform's post in the thread Flight lesson Length.

    Mine were about 0.8-1.2 each. We would call it quits when my absorption rate started to decline. More lessons, less time.

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:36 PM
  4. murphey replied to the thread How to ease nerves flying solo? (Commercial student).

    No reason to have the airport in sight more than 5-10 miles away. There's an airport I frequently fly to that even after all these...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:35 PM
  5. murphey replied to the thread Airforce 1.

    I'm impressed... Absolutely perfect clearing circle!

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:31 PM
  6. murphey replied to the thread Airforce 1.

    Probably not. A1 and the others are call signs, not N numbers or other identification.

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:30 PM
  7. murphey liked GaryM's post in the thread Airforce 1.

    I heard AF1 is so advanced that its transponder can squawk 8's and 9's. ;)

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:29 PM
  8. murphey replied to the thread How to ease nerves flying solo? (Commercial student).

    "I think I'm gonna do some solo time...." The overwhelming opinion here is that you've rushed into the ratings which means you've...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:27 PM
  9. murphey liked dmspilot's post in the thread How to ease nerves flying solo? (Commercial student).

    You are nervous about flying solo because you're used to having a safety net sitting next to you all the time. That will cause certain...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:23 PM
  10. murphey liked MuseChaser's post in the thread How to ease nerves flying solo? (Commercial student).

    Everyone is comfortable doing what they do most frequently. You have, most frequently, flown with an instructor, therefore you are much...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:23 PM
  11. murphey liked MacFly's post in the thread How to ease nerves flying solo? (Commercial student).

    You need more solo time. Go rent the plane, spend some time in the pattern, shoot a bunch of landings, then make some short cross...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 1:22 PM
  12. murphey liked MarkH's post in the thread Attempted Atlanta to Los Angeles, but the Yankee only made it to Phoenix.

    As some of you know, I recently accepted a job in Lancaster, CA, and my moving plan was to pack everything I can in my car, sell...

    Jun 5, 2020 at 12:14 AM
  13. murphey replied to the thread ENGINE TEMPS.

    I know the oil cooler in my cherokee hadn't been cleaned since it was installed in 1969. When I had the engine overhauled in 2011 the...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 7:54 PM
  14. murphey liked Timbeck2's post in the thread ENGINE TEMPS.

    You don't necessarily have to replace the baffles, just check to make sure that they're doing their job which is forcing the air from...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 7:51 PM
  15. murphey replied to the thread What determines an aircraft's useful load?.

    Not just HP. Load factor on the wing, as mentioned earlier. Surface area of the wing. Type of wing. The Aerodynamics for the Naval...

    Jun 4, 2020 at 12:16 PM