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by Dave Higdon
Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #264 Gear Up Landing in a 767
Replies: 4
Views: 1422

Re: Episode #264 Gear Up Landing in a 767

Dude...JHP...thank you! Worth every minute, every line...and you affirmed my aversion to the "it was this simple" explanation that spurred our discussion... You also hit on something that two of my instructors drilled into me when earning my private and instrument: know the systems in as m...
by Dave Higdon
Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: Galileo is coming
Replies: 2
Views: 710

Re: Galileo is coming

OK...2015 for the system to go fully live... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14886082 ...as for the dual-system navigators, understand they're already in the works but how soon they come to market will depend on how fast demand builds...and right now, GPS is the dominant species...I'd ...
by Dave Higdon
Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:46 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: Episode #255 "The Reno Tragedy"
Replies: 15
Views: 3711

Re: Episode #255 "The Reno Tragedy"

Wow...catching up after a lot of travel recently...and you all collectively posted some great comments, savvy observations and noted salient points... One thing seems to deserve clarification here, and it's to comments from our good friend and long-time fan Champguy...this sentence: "At air rac...
by Dave Higdon
Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: Episodes
Topic: "E-Ticket Rides" UCAP #257
Replies: 1
Views: 814

Re: "E-Ticket Rides" UCAP #257

Cool, Bas...the more broadly ASTM standards get accepted the better...maybe even help up demand to that point where prices come down...well...one can hope :roll:

Thanks!

Dave
by Dave Higdon
Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Aircraft Ownership
Topic: Struggling with that first purchase decision
Replies: 9
Views: 2780

Re: Struggling with that first purchase decision

First off, Ranger Al...congrats on reaching a reasoned, sound decision; you've more or less set your budget and, as Jeb noted, you've got lots of options... As you have no strong feelings about high- or low-wing, suggest you simply start shopping for what meets your parameters: Up to $40K 180 horse ...
by Dave Higdon
Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: New (old) take on a ducted fan?
Replies: 9
Views: 1371

Re: New (old) take on a ducted fan?

Why, I watched how you got in 8-)

Dave
by Dave Higdon
Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:38 am
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: New (old) take on a ducted fan?
Replies: 9
Views: 1371

Re: New (old) take on a ducted fan?

You all are kidding, right? 8-) It's a two-seater, which means someone can check me out first!! Imagine it's very stable if you keep air moving -- which means if that fan stops, nose down...air over the elevators, the stabilizing effect of air (still) going through that Venturi Tube of a fuselage, y...
by Dave Higdon
Mon Jul 18, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Answers
Topic: NASA's CallBack asks: What would you do?
Replies: 0
Views: 1037

NASA's CallBack asks: What would you do?

NASA's long-running and well-regarded CallBack is back for issue 378 and it's got a little something for everyone who aviates...take the challenge yourself and learn...

http://asrs.arc.nasa.gov/publications/callback/cb_378.html

Thanks for listening, all...

Dave
by Dave Higdon
Tue May 10, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: dave, can you fly this????????
Replies: 7
Views: 1191

Re: dave, can you fly this????????

Where's my lifevest...?

IT looks cool, and is a simple idea with an excellent 21st century solution: how to fly no higher than you care to fall? ;)

Sadly, no price on the Web site...

http://www.jetlev-flyer.com/

But sure, gang...sign me up!

Dave
by Dave Higdon
Tue Dec 14, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Episodes
Topic: episode ????? 212????
Replies: 9
Views: 1737

Re: episode ????? 212????

question, a bit of history here. been through almost all the episodes by now, how did you guys get this ucap thing going? the brains, the wit, the director, a great combo will go down in history. Not to oversimplify this...but it's Jack's fault...! Really! Started on a drive from Oshkosh to a Sushi...

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