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Discussion in 'Flight Following' started by Lawson Laslo, Mar 18, 2021.

  1. Groundpounder

    Groundpounder Pattern Altitude

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    Thanks man, I appreciate that
     
  2. Southpaw

    Southpaw Pre-takeoff checklist PoA Supporter

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    My old 9200 plus hour trainer.
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  3. Gmonnig

    Gmonnig Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Oh man, I wish! All Comanche 250s were in MPH. 171mph is actually very slow. I had just leveled off and took a bunch of pictures real quick because of the sunrise. 181-185 is the norm, so about 160KTS TAS burning 12.5-14gph. This was my trip from Kansas City area to the Annapolis boat show using every bit of the 1200lb useful load.
     
  4. Southpaw

    Southpaw Pre-takeoff checklist PoA Supporter

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    Looks like a "Wheels Up" Landing .
    Sorry for the loss .
     
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  5. JBolton

    JBolton Filing Flight Plan

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    It was unfortunately a downwind and downhill landing that ended in a 4-5' tall snowbank from the entire winter of snow being plowed. It was not a soft stop, but we walked away. The options for landing spots into the wind looked deadly, rocks and trees and cliffs mainly. I chose the downwind farm road with lots of tall powerlines.
     
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  6. JBolton

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    Is that a drooped leading edge I see on the wings? Can't tell if that's the light playing tricks. Almost looks like a Sportsman STOL kit from that angle.
     
  7. colojo

    colojo Line Up and Wait

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    Here's my 2010 RV-8. Loads of fun!
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  8. SoCal RV Flyer

    SoCal RV Flyer En-Route

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    Nice, colojo! Where was your inflight pic taken? Sorta looks like terrain near Ramona.
     
  9. NordicDave

    NordicDave Pattern Altitude

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    Hi My name is Peter, I hope you like my plane. It’s called a Raptor. I made it myself on YouTube.

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  10. FlyingElvii

    FlyingElvii Line Up and Wait

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    My baby, wife approved! 7827693F-58A6-4FC6-8562-0E1BEFB20F75.jpeg
     
  11. kayoh190

    kayoh190 Administrator Management Council Member PoA Supporter

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    Ha! I didn't notice the MPH to the left of your speed tape. I think I see glass and my pea brain just assumes it'd be knots. Makes sense it'd be mph though. Still, 160 true on 12-14gph is pretty nice! :)
     
  12. Trobaugh

    Trobaugh Pre-Flight

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    First Plane:
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    and the new hotness: 048.JPG

    Love all the pix!
     
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  13. kayoh190

    kayoh190 Administrator Management Council Member PoA Supporter

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    Me too! Even the ones owners think are a little more pedestrian. I love seeing all of it.
     
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  14. Zeldman

    Zeldman Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Finally a purple airplane.!! :) :thumbsup:
     
  15. FredFenster

    FredFenster Pre-takeoff checklist

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    My Swift and my boat. :D


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  16. colojo

    colojo Line Up and Wait

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    Foothills of the Rockies near Boulder, CO. I lived in Denver at the time.
     
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  17. codeeno

    codeeno Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Here is 42W. Before and After she got painted a few years ago.

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  18. Timbeck2

    Timbeck2 Final Approach

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    That makes sense. I was looking at the altimeter in your pic and was wondering how high Fullerton CA was.
     
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  19. EdFred

    EdFred Taxi to Parking

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    You went with mph on the G5? I had mine installed with kts.
     
  20. write-stuff

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    Nothing special with the airplane. But this shot, taken with an iPhone came out pretty cool.

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  21. SoCal RV Flyer

    SoCal RV Flyer En-Route

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    'Nuther one...my friends Bruce and Christine with their -9A at a recent lunch meet-up.

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  22. tsts4

    tsts4 Cleared for Takeoff

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    Drinking some Toomer’s Drug Store lemonade at Osh in front of my RV-10.

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  23. brcase

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  24. Gmonnig

    Gmonnig Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Yep, since all placard stuff is in MPH I wanted to keep it all legal. I would prefer KTS but really it’s just a number who’s value doesn’t mean much. I do have Ground Speed setup in knots though. Pretty sure when I asked the shop, they said, “nope, needs to stay what the plane was certified in”. I didn’t take it any further than that.
     
  25. SoCal RV Flyer

    SoCal RV Flyer En-Route

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    I'm just the opposite. Knots on the EFIS but mph for ground speed on the secondary GPS, 'cause passengers always ask how fast we're going, and give me a funny look if I tell them in knots!!
     
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  26. JEB

    JEB Pre-takeoff checklist

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    I feel like the luckiest guy around every time I fly her

    This is from the day I took possession - September, 2016. Since then, I've been updating her every year. New interior, panel, engine. Hoping to make air conditioning the next big thing. 20160831_162251.jpg A36 Old Interior and Table.jpg IMG_0829.JPG 20160530_125222.jpg 20200511_192711.jpg 20200417_082836.jpg
     
  27. kayoh190

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    ^^^^ gorgeous!!!
     
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  28. Jim K

    Jim K Pattern Altitude PoA Supporter

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    Serious response: sweet bo!
    Smart-ass response: now I've seen it all. A bo with a breadbox.
     
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  29. Buddy R.

    Buddy R. Filing Flight Plan

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    Wow!,Wow!! nice work, look's super.
     
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  30. Ryan F.

    Ryan F. Cleared for Takeoff

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    That's an outstanding panel and the interior looks great too. Side note, clever idea to replace the ashtrays with USB ports.
     
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  31. Groundpounder

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    Great looking Bo. I love my panel, but sometimes I wish we had gotten the 7" second display.
     
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  32. EugeneR

    EugeneR Pre-takeoff checklist

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    My 1967 V35 Bonanza
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    Brought my panel to 21st century last October. The only piece of last century avionics left is KX155:
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  33. schmookeeg

    schmookeeg En-Route

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    "Hey Mike, did you know that the world has a $300 oversupply of avgas right now?"

    "I am pretty certain you made that up, plane. But fine, dammit, let's go somewhere and fix that."

    "Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeee"

    :D
     
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  34. 455 Bravo Uniform

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  35. SoCal RV Flyer

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    Keep 'em coming, guys & gals. So cool to see what everyone flies!
     
  36. Timbeck2

    Timbeck2 Final Approach

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    ...with a built in cutting board. ;)
     
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  37. JEB

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    It's a hat, it's a broach, it's a teradactyl...

    I've been waiting to use that in a response to you!
     
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  38. Lawson Laslo

    Lawson Laslo Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Awesome RV
    How do you like the Garmin 696?
    DO you like it better than foreflight?
     
  39. Greg Ellis

    Greg Ellis Filing Flight Plan

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    Wow, there are some really gorgeous airplanes on this forum. Here are photos of my 1963 Mooney C model. I have owned this airplane for 15 years. D - Panel Post-op.jpg DSC_7982.JPG
     
  40. eman1200

    eman1200 Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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