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by pbuckner
Thu May 03, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: How long to solo? How long to PP/SEL?
Replies: 9
Views: 7014

Re: How long to solo? How long to PP/SEL?

One other factor to consider is your home airport. I got my PPL at KOAK (class C) where we need to fly 30+ minutes each way just to get to the practice area. That gave me lots of hours traversing the San Francisco Bay prior to doing stalls or turns-around-a-point. Learning on a small strip in Nebras...
by pbuckner
Thu May 03, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #281 "A Dead Bee"
Replies: 8
Views: 7039

Re: Episode #281 "A Dead Bee"

SafariScreenSnapz013.png Regarding the digital versions of FAA procedures, etc. For a few years, FAA has made available procedures & A/FD available from aeronav.faa.gov for free. These are updated, as a set, every 28 days were available a week or so prior to the effective date. Around last Dece...
by pbuckner
Sat Dec 11, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #213 "Aircraft Crossing"
Replies: 19
Views: 9629

Re: Episode #213 "Aircraft Crossing"

regarding air museums...

I'll maintain a list & add as an overlay to maps.AvnWx.com.

Email me (either mail through this UCAP forum, or from that site to avoid spam):
Location (airport code is fine)
Name, and
URL.
by pbuckner
Sat Dec 11, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: RunwayFinder shut down
Replies: 10
Views: 6939

Re: RunwayFinder shut down

@gmarshall, you're right that the patent is pretty specific ("composite travel navigation chart", where each chart is "merged with travel navigation waypoints...including radio navigation aids"). However, lawyers make lots of money parsing through what those word mean in a legal ...
by pbuckner
Tue Aug 10, 2010 12:20 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode 198-Golf Hi-Yo Turbofan
Replies: 1
Views: 1852

Episode 198-Golf Hi-Yo Turbofan

Beautiful. Being (self) grounded awaiting cataract surgery, I'm spending more time than usual on the ground wishing I was in the air. It was oddly sad to hear during #201 "Waiting for C-5" that the podcast would end before the C-5 took-off & I wanted to just hang out a little bit longe...

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