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by Dave Higdon
Mon Dec 13, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Hey Dave, this ever happen to you?
Replies: 3
Views: 1631

Re: Hey Dave, this ever happen to you?

Wow....pretty cool video...woulda loved to hear audio from inside the pilot's helmet :o Thanks for posting it, Ande159...and I'll fess up to a half-and-half on whether this "happened to" me... No on blowing the loop attempt and needing to deploy my chute...did some looping in the Sensor 51...
by Dave Higdon
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: Aviation Answers
Topic: Pilot Traditions
Replies: 5
Views: 3225

Re: Pilot Traditions

Know of no consistent traditions, only of parochial ones...like at some community airports the newly minted buys the successful CFI and Designee a round in thanks for helping the newly minted navigate the process...for others, it's a habit of holding a smallish hangar party for which the newly minte...
by Dave Higdon
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Meetups
Topic: Everglades Airpark (X01) is this Sun 11/21/10 ETA 11 am.
Replies: 3
Views: 2251

Re: Everglades Airpark (X01) is this Sun 11/21/10 ETA 11 am.

So....how'd it go? Good lunch?

Dave
by Dave Higdon
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: Meetups
Topic: Impromptu Meet-Up @ ATL...
Replies: 0
Views: 1398

Impromptu Meet-Up @ ATL...

Proving once again you bump into the nicest people when traveling, my Bride Annie and I had just wandered to Gate B36 at ATL for our 9:36 p.m. Smoker to ICT when a familiar face (and his lovely wife) spoke up and said "Hi!", our old friend from ICT, Nick Moore... And also proves (once agai...
by Dave Higdon
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: TSA's days numbered?
Replies: 8
Views: 3472

Re: TSA's days numbered?

Some good points about this whole thing...believe we'll be talking further about Those Senseless Admonishments purveyors :roll:

Dave
by Dave Higdon
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Okay, now I get it...
Replies: 14
Views: 5463

Re: OKay, okay, I can take a hint.

... in episode #165 Jeb and Dave, as though talking directly to me, are singing the virtues of raising all the dough first and then taking lessons more frequently in order to retain more and save money... In a later episode, (212?) we come to the opposite conclusion. Go figure. // Jack We do...? Do...
by Dave Higdon
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode 211 The kid who stole the airplanes!
Replies: 9
Views: 3785

Re: Episode 211 The kid who stole the airplanes!

One of the consistent hallmarks of aviation around the world is its inconsistencies :roll: ...

Dave
by Dave Higdon
Mon Nov 22, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode 200 - Oshkosh 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 5010

Re: Episode 200 - Oshkosh 2010

Yeah...Dave said it...and knew better...meant the requirement was changing for Right Seat Jobs on 121s...but Jeb did correct...he isn't necessarily that easy to hear in an live-on-stage environment where we're all up there engaged in one major 90-minute WTF moment :o :roll: ;) Thanks to all for the ...
by Dave Higdon
Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Aviation Answers
Topic: Lindbergh's BFR
Replies: 6
Views: 3135

Re: Lindbergh's BFR

Well...can't seem to find the cite that I saved long ago that addressed the genesis of the BFR...but the observation is correct: it's a product of the 1970s, if memory holds...and the re-test Lindbergh wrote of came from a change in aviation oversight with new requirements...believe everyone had to ...
by Dave Higdon
Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Toilet Paper, Pumpkins, and Double Standards
Replies: 2
Views: 1272

Re: Toilet Paper, Pumpkins, and Double Standards

Not a double standard...a single standard...there's a way to legally do that sorta TP bombing...the guy who got his TP in a wringer didn't follow the FARs...

Follow the A-I-M road... :?

Dave

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