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  1. Pilawt attached a file to the thread A windsock for Ted.

    This is the "windsock" at St. Maries Idaho (S72): [ATTACH]

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  2. Pilawt attached a file to the thread (N/A) Things that have gone by the wayside.

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  3. Pilawt attached a file to the thread 11-pound transponder, only $19,000.

    1968: [ATTACH] $1,295 ($9,325 in today's money), 7.0 pounds, two units.

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  4. Pilawt replied to the thread 11-pound transponder, only $19,000.

    You were one of the cool kids and got deluxe handling from ATC. You didn’t hear, “Bugsmasher 123, for radar identification turn left...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 8:04 PM
  5. Pilawt attached a file to the thread 11-pound transponder, only $19,000.

    Possibly a UAT-1? That was the only transponder Narco sold in 1968. 7.6 pounds, $1,975 -- roughly $14,000 in today's money. [ATTACH]

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  6. Pilawt attached a file to the thread (N/A) Things that have gone by the wayside.

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  7. Pilawt replied to the thread (N/A) Things that have gone by the wayside.

    There's one in the map pocket in my airplane. I use it on almost every long trip.

    Sep 20, 2018 at 5:47 PM
  8. Pilawt attached a file to the thread 11-pound transponder, only $19,000.

    In 1971 the code "7500" didn't mean what it does today ... but this is still funny. $399 in 1971, by the way, would be about $2,470...

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  9. Pilawt liked mscard88's post in the thread Lets make Friday 'Joke Day'!.

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  10. Pilawt replied to the thread iOS 12 - Update!.

    Distance rings and labels seem to be working normally on my iPhone 6 with iOS 12. I haven't updated the Mini 4 yet, pending the...

    Sep 20, 2018 at 4:53 PM
  11. Pilawt attached a file to the thread (N/A) Things that have gone by the wayside.

    Cycles. As in cycles per second. As in kilocycles or megacycles. As in not Hertz. From a 1968 aviation magazine: [ATTACH]

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  12. Pilawt liked kgruber's post in the thread (N/A) Things that have gone by the wayside.

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    Sep 20, 2018 at 1:44 PM
  13. Pilawt posted a new thread.

    11-pound transponder, only $19,000

    1965 list price $2,400 -- equivalent to $19,000 in today's money. [ATTACH]

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    Forum: Avionics and Upgrades

    Sep 20, 2018 at 1:36 PM
  14. Pilawt liked Matthew's post in the thread (N/A) Things that have gone by the wayside.

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    Sep 20, 2018 at 1:02 PM
  15. Pilawt attached a file to the thread Paint Shop Spell Check.

    1990, KAPV, Apple Valley CA: [ATTACH] They weren't in any hurry to fix it. Four years later: [ATTACH]

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