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by Ranger Al
Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:41 am
Forum: Flight Gear
Topic: Handheld GPS for VFR
Replies: 4
Views: 3628

Handheld GPS for VFR

Hoping to finalize a deal for my first aircraft. It is a nice steam gauge, light IFR capable plane, but does not have a GPS. While I'm instrument rated, I'm not current, and really don't intend to fly a lot of single pilot IFR in any case. Something about those big granite things that stick up out o...
by Ranger Al
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Ice Pilots NWT coming to The Weather Channel
Replies: 5
Views: 2015

Ice Pilots NWT coming to The Weather Channel

ICE PILOTS - Series Premiere, March 5 @ 9/8 c

http://www.weather.com/outlook/weather- ... 2012-02-09
by Ranger Al
Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: Aircraft Ownership
Topic: Struggling with that first purchase decision
Replies: 9
Views: 4088

Struggling with that first purchase decision

OK, so this is MY variation on the theme. My local FBO recently changed hands... now the closest plane to rent is 1:45 drive each way. So I figure it is time to jump into ownership for the first time. Like many folks, I like $100 hamburger flights by myself or with a friend. The ability to at least ...
by Ranger Al
Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:55 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Oshkosh First-timer
Replies: 6
Views: 1888

Re: Oshkosh First-timer

It will be my first time at AirVenture as well. I have just Monday and Tuesday to spend. Must admit I'm both giddy and overwhelmed at the prospect! Are there any other "only this year" exhibits or events like the DC-3 arrival one should try to see if in Oshkosh on the right day? What about...
by Ranger Al
Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Jeb might need an ELT sooner than he thought
Replies: 5
Views: 1715

Re: Jeb might need an ELT sooner than he thought

And the Alphabet groups have already started to go to work: AOPA opposes FCC rule that would outlaw 121.5 MHz ELTs By Sarah Brown The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) June 15 released the notice of a rule prohibiting the “certification, manufacture, importation, sale, or continued use of 121....

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