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by nzslackie
Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:27 pm
Forum: Meetups
Topic: #OSH13
Replies: 51
Views: 30851

Re: #OSH13

<sigh>....withdrawal symptoms setting in already! Just getting ready for my first day back at work...do I remember how to do this?? How about "747 on finals, rock your wings! Good rock, Cleared to land!"
by nzslackie
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: #331 A-I + #332
Replies: 2
Views: 2244

Re: #331 A-I + #332

For me 2013 AirVenture will always be special... my first visit to the US and AirVenture... managed to spend the whole week from Monday to Sunday on the grounds... stayed with a couple of guys I met through the UCAP being Mike Smith and Jeff Ward (of show notes fame!). I had the priviledge of visiti...
by nzslackie
Sun May 12, 2013 12:47 am
Forum: Meetups
Topic: #OSH13
Replies: 51
Views: 30851

Re: #OSH13

Some great advice for an AirVenture newbie such as myself, thanks chaps! Any advice on getting from Appleton Airport to Oshkosh?? Arriving at about 9am on the Monday and brain will be mush from travel, but am adament that I can "press on" and do day one before collapsing!! I know there's a...
by nzslackie
Thu May 09, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: EP #309
Replies: 6
Views: 3985

Re: EP #309

Just a couple of corrections/comments on the Mosquito... It doesn't actually have counter rotating props... they rotate the same way. You were actually correct... most didn't survive long after the war due to them being made of wood, and rotted away... the one rebuilt in NZ is a rebuild, not a scrat...
by nzslackie
Thu May 09, 2013 4:21 am
Forum: Meetups
Topic: #OSH13
Replies: 51
Views: 30851

Re: #OSH13

I'm attending AirVenture this year... I'm making the pilgrimage from New Zealand for the first time.... very excited!! Flying Auckland direct LA, then the red-eye to Chicago, then a short hop to Appleton arriving on the Monday morning. Looking forward to the aerobatic displays - Sean D Tucker, Micha...
by nzslackie
Wed May 08, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: UCAP episode "Airbii"
Replies: 12
Views: 7785

Re: UCAP episode "Airbii"

Hey guys.... just catching up on UCAP episodes after a bit of time away from the podcast, and I notice you talking about the New Zealand Mossie (that just yesterday made it's first flight in Virginia). The video that accompied the AvWeb story is MINE!! I was lucky enough to to witness the rebuild ov...
by nzslackie
Thu May 03, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #277 "Guaranteed Late Arrival"
Replies: 5
Views: 3123

Re: Episode #277 "Guaranteed Late Arrival"

Amy translated from "New Zealand English" to "American English" - wow... now that's what I call multi lingual :D :D :D ... and we call the helicopter a single Squirrel (AS50) as there is also a twin engined version (AS55). Here's a bit of raw news footage of a similar helicopter ...

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