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  1. Pinecone replied to the thread Military tuition assistance for Private Pilots License?.

    In the old days, there were aero clubs with cheap rentals and low instructor rates.

    Jan 26, 2023 at 8:49 AM
  2. Pinecone replied to the thread How can I make pilots' lives easier using apps?.

    A POA member did a website for that. But it needs to be an app I would like a nice app to track aircraft hours, required things, and...

    Jan 26, 2023 at 8:48 AM
  3. Pinecone replied to the thread Continuous pre-heat.

    Then how are people using small electric heaters to heat engines?

    Jan 26, 2023 at 8:43 AM
  4. Pinecone replied to the thread Tach and hobbs.

    How "MOVES under its own power" not clear? That said, most people log engine run time as flight time.

    Jan 26, 2023 at 8:40 AM
  5. Pinecone replied to the thread No oil filters available......

    I don't think the market for aircraft oil filters is large enough for people to counterfeit.

    Jan 26, 2023 at 8:38 AM
  6. Pinecone replied to the thread What year is it?.

    When I taught a ground school, each week I would do a quiz on the material from the previous weeks. I used one of the test prep books...

    Jan 26, 2023 at 8:37 AM
  7. Pinecone replied to the thread Can I get some input on a Cherokee 140/160?.

    But MUCH better to be flying my 252 and even with a 25 knot headwind, I am going 150 knots over the ground. :D

    Jan 26, 2023 at 8:34 AM
  8. Pinecone replied to the thread dual pic and under the hood (simulated instrument).

    It could be worse. The FO on the Ethiopian Max that crashed had 271 hours. TOTAL TIME.

    Jan 26, 2023 at 8:31 AM
  9. Pinecone replied to the thread Tie Down Fees - What's Yours?.

    That is why I said that. :D I realized it was a necro thread, but I did not ask the question, just answered it.

    Jan 25, 2023 at 5:25 PM
  10. Pinecone replied to the thread Rental EV's - (lesson learned).

    I normally rent from Hertz, and haven't had any issues. I used to rent from Alamo, but they charge you up front for the rental. Which...

    Jan 25, 2023 at 5:25 PM
  11. Pinecone replied to the thread Military tuition assistance for Private Pilots License?.

    About all you can do it take out a loan for the PP. Then use GI Bill for further ratings.

    Jan 25, 2023 at 5:22 PM
  12. Pinecone replied to the thread Dear auto manufacturers.....[rant].

    The way to use ABS in a car is to push the pedal harder until you feel the pulsing. If you do not feel pulsing, you are not using the...

    Jan 25, 2023 at 5:21 PM
  13. Pinecone replied to the thread Continuous pre-heat.

    Hair dryer is OK, as long as the inlet is in clean air. Don't stick the whole hair dryer inside the cowl.

    Jan 25, 2023 at 5:10 PM
  14. Pinecone replied to the thread What year is it?.

    Many people do not realize that the first model IBM PC had a cassette port. But, at the time, a floppy drive was $1000. And $20,000 a...

    Jan 25, 2023 at 5:08 PM
  15. Pinecone replied to the thread Longest Flight Record Still Holds.

    Under current rules, it wouldn't count if they landed back at the same airport. Needed to land 51 miles away. 1500 hours to go 51 NM. :D

    Jan 25, 2023 at 5:02 PM