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  1. weilke replied to the thread Uber tipping?.

    Yup. A giant morass of corruption based on controlling the lucrative Manhattan market. The mafia looked to NYC government to model the...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 6:44 PM
  2. weilke replied to the thread Uber tipping?.

    The city doesn't get the 100k. The guy you buy it from does. The city just creates the artificial shortage of taxis that caused the...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 6:36 PM
  3. weilke attached a file to the thread Bought a New Ram - No Thinking Required.

    B6.7 rated at 220hp. That explains some of yesterday's hill-climb adventures. Wasn't even loaded all that much, just towing 6500lb worth...

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  4. weilke attached a file to the thread Bought a New Ram - No Thinking Required.

    Well, it's RED ! [ATTACH] I was also suprised to find full up 2 circuit air-brakes in a medium duty chassis. The last one I rented had...

    KIMG0368.JPG Sep 17, 2019 at 3:39 PM
  5. weilke replied to the thread Uber tipping?.

    This week. Young kid fresh from Somalia. Backed out into a collector road across two lanes of traffic.

    Sep 17, 2019 at 2:29 PM
  6. weilke replied to the thread Bought a New Ram - No Thinking Required.

    I was surprised . I thought they used their home-brew engine in the medium duty units. This may be a custom order for Penske. I started...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 2:26 PM
  7. weilke replied to the thread Bought a New Ram - No Thinking Required.

    Drove a International medium duty truck for 1400 miles Sun/Mon. You should ask them what they are doing to create exhaust noise out of...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 1:48 PM
  8. weilke replied to the thread Uber tipping?.

    They are all rational human beings and able to decide whether the rates the rideshare companies pay make it worthwhile for them. The...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 11:40 AM
  9. weilke replied to the thread AOPA Fly-In Tullahamoa TN.

    AOPA leadership has a Tee time on Hilton Head for sunday. Thats why.

    Sep 14, 2019 at 7:43 PM
  10. weilke replied to the thread Mooney down in a "frightening" crash....

    Which wouldnt have closed the airport. Resurgence of the market for flimsy cardboard houses and the death of the owner did.

    Sep 13, 2019 at 5:44 PM
  11. weilke replied to the thread What's the Insurance rate for Partnerships?.

    Most personal & business policies include up to 5 named pilots. All submit their information and the underwriter comes up with a premium...

    Sep 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  12. weilke replied to the thread Approach without circling minimums?.

    What minimums would one employ in that kind of 'bake your own' circling approach ?

    Sep 12, 2019 at 6:56 PM
  13. weilke replied to the thread 3 miles mist - take off?.

    Go to the airport, look, decide whether the visibility is good enough. Don't rely on a sensor that may have dust or bird poop on it to...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 4:57 PM
  14. weilke replied to the thread Can plane avionics be upgraded?.

    Thats the GFC500. I had to check whether the 600 is approved in the 172 and it is not. But I wouldnt kick a gfc500 out of bed either.

    Sep 12, 2019 at 4:49 PM
  15. weilke replied to the thread Can plane avionics be upgraded?.

    As mentioned , no G1000 retrofit. Until recently, the only unique thing the G1000 had was the GFC700 autopilot. Now that the GFC600 is...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 3:43 PM