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by redwoodcyclist
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Electronic Ignition for GA Pistons
Replies: 4
Views: 1873

Electronic Ignition for GA Pistons

Hello, I was wondering if the forum readers or the podcast could address this. The most recent issue of FLYING had an article about great strides being made by one of the engine manufacturers in producing a piston engine with electronic fuel injection and ignition with the result being a smooth FADE...
by redwoodcyclist
Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Question about Airline ops
Replies: 2
Views: 1461

Question about Airline ops

Hello, I've been reading a bunch of commercial pilot blogs, of which Rand Peck's is clearly the best. In commercial ops, I notice that pilots often refer to climbing to a certain altitude, such as FL28, and they "burn off some fuel" or wait to reach a weight where they can climb higher. I ...
by redwoodcyclist
Wed Apr 21, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: New info on Palo Alto Cessna crash
Replies: 1
Views: 1313

New info on Palo Alto Cessna crash

Hello all,

I thought some of you might enjoy this article on a recent crash in Palo Alto. The comments section is especially interesting. There is so much the public doesn't understand about aviation...

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/in ... =3&t=11386
by redwoodcyclist
Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:30 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Tragic Cessna 310 Accident in Palo Alto
Replies: 3
Views: 1424

Re: Tragic Cessna 310 Accident in Palo Alto

It gets worse. Here is a link to a forum frequented by many Palo Alto residents. This conversation does not put Palo Alto in the best light. It does make me worry for the fate of KPAO. The amount of misinformation and disinformation on this forum is staggering. It is the usual Palo Alto hysteria and...
by redwoodcyclist
Thu Jan 10, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Some Suggested Topics for the Future
Replies: 0
Views: 1783

Some Suggested Topics for the Future

Hello UCAP, I'm a big fan of the show, although I am not a private pilot. I am very interested in aviation and I enjoy the informative and entertaining banter on UCAS. I have a few suggestions for topics I would like to hear the UCAS perspective on. 1. For economic reasons, I am unable to pursue a P...

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