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by eaglepilot
Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: The Insourcing Boom
Replies: 2
Views: 1105

Re: The Insourcing Boom

Having some close recent experience with manufacturing leading edge transportation (ground based) vehicles in China using worldwide technology, I can understand why you would manufacture in some place other than China. There is not the deep understanding of how physics, chemistry and math combine in...
by eaglepilot
Wed Aug 08, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Lest you think you can beat density altitude!
Replies: 3
Views: 1304

Lest you think you can beat density altitude!

. So that we can all learn- From another site: "The video seems to document an accident in ID in June. The aircraft in that accident was a Stinson 108-3. According to reports, the departure airport was Bruce Meadows Airport (U63), Stanley, Idaho, elevation 6370. The investigation has only begun...
by eaglepilot
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:56 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: ATC Controller deals with cranky pilot
Replies: 0
Views: 590

ATC Controller deals with cranky pilot

Here's a recording of ATC around Newark NJ dealing with a cranky pilot. Let's hope he's not part of our UCAP crowd.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja9B3Owy ... e=youtu.be
by eaglepilot
Sun May 27, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Aircraft Ownership
Topic: new plane: Expedition E350
Replies: 2
Views: 1857

Re: new plane: Expedition E350

I'm VERY jealous.

New is so nice.
by eaglepilot
Thu May 24, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: A different look at the TSA
Replies: 0
Views: 508

A different look at the TSA

I just finished listening to a competing podcast (Airplane Geeks, ep. 198) that had Kip Hawley (former head of TSA) as a guest. He had some interesting things to say about what goes on behind the curtain, what is theatre, and what is needed. I'd be interested to hear what the boys have to say about ...
by eaglepilot
Wed May 23, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Talk Like an Ice Pilot
Replies: 3
Views: 757

Re: Talk Like an Ice Pilot

Should be?
by eaglepilot
Tue May 22, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Talk Like an Ice Pilot
Replies: 3
Views: 757

Talk Like an Ice Pilot

I was just browsing through the Ice Pilot NWT site, and came across "Ice Pilot Slang"

I got a few chuckles out of it, maybe you will to...

http://www.icepilots.com/pilot_slang.php
by eaglepilot
Mon May 21, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Out of Control Drones
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Out of Control Drones

Fatal Drone crash found this in the "news" http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/21/05/2012/53696/avionics-gps-loss-preceded-fatal-drone-crash.htm it was revealed that the loss of the technology likely to make it all possible - automatic GPS navigation between waypoints - led to a fata...
by eaglepilot
Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Ice Pilots NWT coming to The Weather Channel
Replies: 5
Views: 1292

Re: Ice Pilots NWT coming to The Weather Channel

I don't know if UCAP listeners have heard about the gear up landing of one of Buffalo's Electras in Yellowknife, but here's a thread from another site, including postings from the first officer on that flight.

http://www.avcanada.ca/forums2/viewtopi ... 18&t=80005
by eaglepilot
Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:52 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: New way to sell intro flights
Replies: 0
Views: 607

New way to sell intro flights

Here's a new way to sell intro flights and in this case, intro "sim-time". Might help in the long term decline of private pilot numbers. http://www.aviationpros.com/blog/10635163/a-pleasant-surprise?cmpid=email_AVVDB120223002&utm_source=AIRB+E-Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_ca...

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