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  1. woodchucker liked Bill's post in the thread 210 Grenades on T/O guy makes the impossible turn..

    Dude, iPhone autocorrect. I typed drome, it substituted drone. “Lighten up, Francis!”

    Nov 27, 2021 at 4:01 PM
  2. woodchucker liked Zeldman's post in the thread 210 Grenades on T/O guy makes the impossible turn..

    My observations, which are worth what you paid for them.... Light colored smoke possibly coming from exhaust. No noticeable oil...

    Nov 27, 2021 at 4:01 PM
  3. woodchucker liked Ryan Klems's post in the thread 210 Grenades on T/O guy makes the impossible turn..

    Only the really early models use an engine drive hydraulic pump, later models like this one use an electric driven hydropack.

    Nov 27, 2021 at 3:57 PM
  4. woodchucker liked hindsight2020's post in the thread 210 Grenades on T/O guy makes the impossible turn..

    It was a conti and someone tried running it? [IMG] :goofy::stirpot:

    Nov 27, 2021 at 3:56 PM
  5. woodchucker liked aftCG's post in the thread 210 Grenades on T/O guy makes the impossible turn..

    Initially I thought I would have waited on the gear too. Then I remembered that the 210 gear uses an engine driven hydraulic pump. No...

    Nov 27, 2021 at 3:56 PM
  6. woodchucker liked kyleb's post in the thread 210 Grenades on T/O guy makes the impossible turn..

    Keep in mind that airports are usually pretty flat. You don't have to make it back to the centerline of the runway. You can land on the...

    Nov 27, 2021 at 3:54 PM
  7. woodchucker liked wanttaja's post in the thread 210 Grenades on T/O guy makes the impossible turn..

    As Doc Chien pointed out, this was *not* a classic "Impossible Turn"... he returned to a different runway. I saw a 150 pull off the...

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  8. woodchucker liked PaulS's post in the thread 210 Grenades on T/O guy makes the impossible turn..

    I think that engine was making some power until short final too.

    Nov 27, 2021 at 3:37 PM
  9. woodchucker replied to the thread N8074E at Old Bridge Airport.

    I wouldn’t. I think the rule of thumb is that you need to be able to use the aircraft again. The other question is will he stick with it.

    Nov 25, 2021 at 11:45 PM
  10. woodchucker liked Brad W's post in the thread 100th airport.

    well now you've given me a project for my spreadsheet.....

    Nov 25, 2021 at 11:25 AM
  11. woodchucker replied to the thread IPad Mini 6 for Foreflight.

    So … a couple more thoughts. I don’t like taking electronic notes. I know most of my CFIs do when they fly with me, but when I’m on a...

    Nov 24, 2021 at 12:32 AM
  12. woodchucker replied to the thread Must haves for cross country.

    In addition to the above. I carry a Yeti spare battery on long trips. Smaller and lighter than a car battery but can plug anything into...

    Nov 24, 2021 at 12:07 AM
  13. woodchucker replied to the thread Must haves for cross country.

    Somebody’s a blanket hog!

    Nov 23, 2021 at 11:55 PM
  14. woodchucker liked RudyP's post in the thread Must haves for cross country.

    I like to bring these guys along. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  15. woodchucker liked Huckster79's post in the thread Must haves for cross country.

    not sure my purchases brought the grade up from a B- :) [ATTACH]

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