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by N139J
Fri Jun 25, 2004 11:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Ifdg 757 Problem
Replies: 16
Views: 6459

RE: Ifdg 757 Problem

It was the pbrake. Release it before pushback, set it after pushback.

POSKY is the best 57 out there.

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by N139J
Sun Jun 13, 2004 4:20 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Vatsim - But Ground Handling?
Replies: 5
Views: 2918

RE: Vatsim - But Ground Handling?

Ground crews can be added with scenery and other addons. However I don't see it ever being a part of VATSIM. It really doesn't seem practical. Good idea though.

-Jason
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by N139J
Wed Jun 09, 2004 9:25 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Do You Find Long Haul Flights Extremely Boring?
Replies: 34
Views: 10231

RE: Do You Find Long Haul Flights Extremely Boring?

I like to actually fly the plane so i typically stay at 1-2 hour hops. when im up in the air i do all the navigating myself with a/p assistance versus the FMS which does everything. then i disengage the autopilot totally when im 10nm out and fly the ils in by hand. much more fun then just letting th...

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by N139J
Thu Jun 03, 2004 1:45 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2004 Or Your Girlfriend?
Replies: 56
Views: 9054

RE: FS2004 Or Your Girlfriend?

WGW2707-
A simple fact, you may want to read a bit more carefully. It says 2 "LONG" relationships. It is very likely that this is true. Could it be a joke, sure. But try to refrain from totally ruling it out based on misreading a quote.

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by N139J
Wed May 26, 2004 2:08 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Autopilot Landings
Replies: 13
Views: 3419

RE: Autopilot Landings

Once you get the hang of relying on APR hold, try flying it all by hand by turning off all <acronym title="Air One (Italy)">AP</acronym> functions when you are around 10NM out. That is where the real challange is. To do it, you must watch your localizer/Glideslope, stay on it with a good descent rat...

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by N139J
Mon May 24, 2004 7:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2004 Or Your Girlfriend?
Replies: 56
Views: 9054

RE: FS2004 Or Your Girlfriend?

....or fooled you, WGW2707

-Jason

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by N139J
Sat May 08, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where To Buy CH Pedals
Replies: 6
Views: 8622

RE: Where To Buy CH Pedals

"I bought <acronym title="Bemidji Airlines (USA)">CH</acronym> pedals and Yoke, and I am very disappointed about the product! The pedals often f*** up so my rudder is constantly to the left! I have tested it on other computers with other FSims and it is the same! Tried to update driver... no use." I...

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by N139J
Thu Apr 29, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: VFR And IFR In FS
Replies: 8
Views: 8195

RE: VFR And IFR In FS

Depends on how i feel. I normally fly IFR because im over the top with my UPSVAC aircraft. However there are days when i just pull the c182 out of the hanger, pick an airport about 1.5-2hrs from my home airport, pull out the sectional and fly vfr. As Normalspeed mentioned, <acronym title="STAF Argen...

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by N139J
Thu Apr 29, 2004 6:23 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2004 Or Your Girlfriend?
Replies: 56
Views: 9054

RE: FS2004 Or Your Girlfriend?

Aa61hvy's comment is the best ive read. In a relationship worth having, both should respect the other for his/her hobbies. However, you need to balance them both. The fact that you gave up a girlfriend for <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> is very sad. But if that makes you happy, go for ...

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by N139J
Wed Feb 11, 2004 2:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: ILS Landing!
Replies: 5
Views: 4290

RE: ILS Landing!

It depends on the airport. Check the chart. If I don't have a chart handy for that particular approach I will normally use 3000' or 2500' as I have found that is the average on ILS charts, and wait to intercept. Charts are the best, however. From your above I don't see any indication that you ARE us...

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by N139J
Fri Feb 06, 2004 2:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Hold Pattern
Replies: 6
Views: 2582

RE: Hold Pattern

Holds are actually quite easy. As CFIcraigAPA mentioned, just become familiar with the basic entries (standard, teardrop) and how to execute them. Then, as you fly a flight, execute a quick hold at one of your waypoints every once in awhile to practice. You should be able to do them by hand without ...

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by N139J
Fri Feb 06, 2004 4:37 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Ever Fly In Really Bad Weather Just Because?
Replies: 4
Views: 5703

RE: Ever Fly In Really Bad Weather Just Because?

As normalspeed does, i very often fly at or just above minimums. However I do not fly through conditions that would be avoided in real-world. If there is a violent t-storm ahead, I either vector myself around it, or stay above it. Remember that <acronym title="Air Transat (Canada)">TS</acronym> on a...

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by N139J
Thu Dec 18, 2003 11:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flight Sims For Mac?
Replies: 3
Views: 7361

RE: Flight Sims For Mac?

X-plane is a great simulator, and yes it is more realistic than MSFS. You will not find any MSFS for mac, as they are only windows compatable. Fly! is also a good simulator for the mac user. Although Fly! and MSFS are great to have fun in, they are really only games. If you are looking for a tad mor...

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by N139J
Tue Dec 09, 2003 3:10 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Spin Entry (in FS)
Replies: 6
Views: 3564

RE: Spin Entry (in FS)

That is the procedure. My guess is that <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> just never put this action into consideration. BTW, spins are no longer a required maneuver in flight training. Most seasoned instructors will still do them because it is a very dangerous thing to get into without k...

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by N139J
Sun Dec 07, 2003 9:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Landing The 767/777 Of MelJet
Replies: 8
Views: 9216

RE: Landing The 767/777 Of MelJet

It is not your game, it is the meljet-as said above, it was designed realisticly. A trick I learned back in PPL training (in a light single, but will work in any plane). First, you do need to lower your approach speed as mentioned (less fuel) as it will make this much easier. Once you flare (as your...

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by N139J
Sat Dec 06, 2003 5:15 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FFX/SGA 737 Underbelly Beacon
Replies: 9
Views: 7386

RE: FFX/SGA 737 Underbelly Beacon

You'd actually be suprised how bright those lights really are at night. I used to work with a B757 and was the guy on the headset during pushback. That light really is bright.

If its a big problem, try just keeping it off until ready for takeoff.

-jason

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by N139J
Fri Nov 21, 2003 12:52 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Best Commercial/military Flight Simulators For PC
Replies: 5
Views: 14870

RE: Best Commercial/military Flight Simulators For PC

I think the best on the market is X-plane as it is more of a simulator vs. a game, but MSFS is the most widely used.

-jason

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by N139J
Wed Nov 19, 2003 1:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS: Where's The Approach Charts, Airport Maps?
Replies: 6
Views: 13646

RE: FS: Where's The Approach Charts, Airport Maps?

What exactly do you mean by enroute charts? Sectionals? If so, no it doesnt. I normally go to a site like www.flightplan.com and create a flight plan, then go to clearanceunlimited and get the IAPs, STARs, DPs, and Diagrams i will need.

-Jason

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by N139J
Wed Nov 19, 2003 6:45 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS: Where's The Approach Charts, Airport Maps?
Replies: 6
Views: 13646

RE: FS: Where's The Approach Charts, Airport Maps?

True, but remember that <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> has to be usable by those who dont take it as seriously as others. For John Smith who has no desire to have a pilot's license and uses it as merely a game, requiring IAPs etc. is too much work. <acronym title="Egyptair">MS</acronym...

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by N139J
Tue Nov 18, 2003 10:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS: Where's The Approach Charts, Airport Maps?
Replies: 6
Views: 13646

RE: FS: Where's The Approach Charts, Airport Maps?

www.clearanceunlimited.com will have almost every chart you could want. IAPs/DPs/STARs etc. Remember that if you select the place you want to start, then go and load up a flight plan, it will start you on the active. Make sure that when you are selecting your departure airport in the flight plan men...

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by N139J
Wed Nov 05, 2003 12:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2k2 ILS Problems
Replies: 8
Views: 4437

RE: FS2k2 ILS Problems

I've never heard of that. Double check your freq. just to make sure. Other than that, im not sure what the problem is. Does this happen on all ILS runways, or just one?

-Jason

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by N139J
Tue Oct 14, 2003 11:57 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2002 Weather
Replies: 4
Views: 3791

RE: FS2002 Weather

The weather in FS2k2 isnt perfect, but it does alright. You need to check where you are setting the weather. I have found that changing the settings in "Global Weather" does little or nothing. Click the "Local Weather" radio button at the top and change those settings. Of course, this will only chan...

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by N139J
Mon Oct 06, 2003 9:34 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Long To Become A FS Expert
Replies: 19
Views: 6730

RE: How Long To Become A FS Expert

I enjoy the 172 myself..actually took her on a series of flights from my home airport Norfolk (KORF), VA to KLAX about a year ago. I find myself liking to step down from my UPS757 and flying around in the 172 (182 if I want a tad bit more challange) every once in awhile. As for the Mooney, I agree. ...

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by N139J
Mon Oct 06, 2003 7:26 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Long To Become A FS Expert
Replies: 19
Views: 6730

RE: How Long To Become A FS Expert

W_a_s_p_i_e-you really shouldn't have to do that. Just start with the light aircraft (C182, C172, C152), and don't start with the irons until you are very comfortable with all aspects of flight. Then take the step to multiengine, then to the irons. This is done in real life for a reason--to really b...

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by N139J
Sat Oct 04, 2003 1:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: "Banned" From ORD
Replies: 14
Views: 5901

RE: "Banned" From ORD

Squad55- I think that depends on your locale. In most areas I have heard of, private property is just that...private. Police have to have a reason (complaint call from owners, public disturbance, warrant, etc.) to make a stop/arrest on private property. Either way, I think you all need to realize th...

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by N139J
Thu Oct 02, 2003 10:43 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Autolands In FS2004
Replies: 7
Views: 3528

RE: Autolands In FS2004

You never learn HOW to fly unless you FLY...in short, dont use autoland. Fly the approach yourself. I disengage and turn to base/final on my own.

-Jason
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by N139J
Thu Oct 02, 2003 10:41 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Long To Become A FS Expert
Replies: 19
Views: 6730

RE: How Long To Become A FS Expert

Bottom line is that no one is ever an expert at <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym>, just as no one is ever an expert in real-world flying. There is always something to learn, from a different type of approach, to an improved radio stack. The saying we use in EMS (which can equally be used ...

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by N139J
Mon Sep 22, 2003 4:50 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: "Banned" From ORD
Replies: 14
Views: 5901

RE: "Banned" From ORD

Trespassing on government property. This, however illegtimate it may seem, is a crime. Chances are the airport authority either notified the police of your presence or has a standing order to intercept those on airport property (the latter is more possible, as after 9-11 most airports did issue such...

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by N139J
Mon Sep 22, 2003 2:37 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: "Banned" From ORD
Replies: 14
Views: 5901

RE: "Banned" From ORD

First off, they dont need a warrant to search your car...just probable cause (know the law if you want to exercise your rights United_Fan). In this case since you were on airport property, therefore technically trespassing, they have every legal right to search your car. However, Im not saying what ...

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by N139J
Sat Sep 20, 2003 11:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Descent To Flare...
Replies: 11
Views: 2580

RE: Descent To Flare...

Floating is a very common problem...both <acronym title="STAF Argentina">FS</acronym> and real world. It just takes some practice. Use your throttles more than your attitude to adjust. Also watch your verticle speed. That will give you the best indication on whether you are descending or not. If you...

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by N139J
Tue Sep 09, 2003 2:18 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Landing Gear Collapsing In FS2004
Replies: 9
Views: 9048

RE: Landing Gear Collapsing In FS2004

Check your approach speed, your descent FPM. I would say that you lowered the nose too fast after touchdown. You should attempt to hold the nose off the ground as long as possible. Eventually, the plane will lower itself when lift decreases. Continue to apply backpressure on to stick/yoke until your...

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by N139J
Mon Aug 25, 2003 12:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: I Need Help On How To Make A Great VA
Replies: 16
Views: 9460

RE: I Need Help On How To Make A Great VA

If you really want to make it in the VA world you have to stand out. Have something to attract people. Your biggest fight will be getting an excellent staff. You will never run it alone. You need people who can program, make web pages, paint aircraft, deal with pilot issues etc. With the VA market a...

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by N139J
Mon Aug 25, 2003 12:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: New Virtual Airline Out!
Replies: 1
Views: 7039

RE: New Virtual Airline Out!

"No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages." -as seen above

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by N139J
Mon Aug 25, 2003 12:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Using The ILS
Replies: 14
Views: 4962

RE: Using The ILS

The altimeter is set at field pressure. If there is no reported field pressure, then set it so the altimeter shows field altitude, not 00000 (unless the field is truly at sea level). While inflight, set it to 29.92 when you pass FL180. This ensures a standard so all aircraft assigned to FL330 will b...

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by N139J
Fri Aug 22, 2003 9:09 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Using The ILS
Replies: 14
Views: 4962

RE: Using The ILS

First off, you should learn how to fly and ILS approach yourself before relying on the APR to do it for you....what if something happens inflight and now you cant engage the APR function? Grab an ILS chart and try your hand flying a few with a Cessna or other light single. Once you understand how to...

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by N139J
Fri Aug 22, 2003 8:58 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Do I Increase Spoiler Effectiveness?
Replies: 4
Views: 4088

RE: How Do I Increase Spoiler Effectiveness?

True. If you are at that altitude, try lowering your speed before your begin descent. What I mean is slow to 270 or 250 knts, then begin your descent at 15-1800 fpm. You should have no problem maintaining that speed while you descend. I fly the IFDG 757 every day for UPSVAC and have never had a spee...

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by N139J
Fri Aug 22, 2003 5:27 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS 2002 Complaints
Replies: 12
Views: 3665

RE: FS 2002 Complaints

I'm with USAir...my computer is just as old, but I am satisfied. I'm not complaining about not being able to use FS9, or put the sliders high on FS2k2. Its a trade off between being able to go to school or have a great new computer. In time, I will be able to afford a new computer and then will look...

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by N139J
Fri Aug 22, 2003 3:00 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: How Do I Increase Spoiler Effectiveness?
Replies: 4
Views: 4088

RE: How Do I Increase Spoiler Effectiveness?

I havent had that problem with the 757. I dont ever extend the spoilers until I touch down, and my descent goes well. Try using more flaps.

Jason
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by N139J
Wed Aug 20, 2003 11:52 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS 2002 Complaints
Replies: 12
Views: 3665

RE: FS 2002 Complaints

I have had FS2k2 since the week it was released. I am running on a VERY low end computer and have had none of the problems you mentioned. Maybe its a defect in the game. I would return it and get 2k4 as mentioned above...on a new computer, you are wasting your time with 2k2.

-Jason
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by N139J
Wed Aug 20, 2003 5:31 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Proper Airspeeds For Flaps........?
Replies: 1
Views: 1735

RE: Proper Airspeeds For Flaps........?

Do an internet search for a 757/767 checklist. All of those speeds should be on there.

-Jason
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by N139J
Tue Aug 12, 2003 3:33 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FlightSims: Don't Care 4 The Planes That Much
Replies: 6
Views: 4364

RE: FlightSims: Don't Care 4 The Planes That Much

As I think your idea is well thought out and has great potential, it isn't practical for a home computer flight sim. That technology, I'm sure, will be used to create scenery for professional sims in the not-so-distant future. However Microsoft, and other more generalized sim creators, must balance ...

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by N139J
Mon Aug 04, 2003 2:28 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Virtual US Airways
Replies: 21
Views: 7830

RE: Virtual US Airways

I'm sorry, but I have to say it- Brett80211, you need to relax a bit. Jwenting said nothing off topic throughout this entire thread, there is no need for that personal attack. As for the others, if you post an advert, expect competition to do the same. Welcome to life!

-Jason

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by N139J
Thu Jul 31, 2003 7:39 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Virtual US Airways
Replies: 21
Views: 7830

RE: Virtual US Airways

I'm not quite sure what tension lies between you two, but Jwenting does have a very vaild point. Most airlines are becoming very strict on copywrite/trademark issues. If you don't have a signed release, it would be a good idea to get one (you being the airline, not you personally). If not, it is a v...

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by N139J
Tue Jul 29, 2003 6:52 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2004 - Worth It?
Replies: 6
Views: 6681

RE: FS2004 - Worth It?

It all depends on what you want in a joystick. You can pay anywhere from $10US for a simple x/y axis +2 button stick, up to $300US for a flight yoke with throttle, prop, and mixture controls. It all depends on what you want in it. As for pick-up speed, it all depends on you. If you really work at it...

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by N139J
Mon Jul 21, 2003 4:34 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flight Model?
Replies: 0
Views: 1683

Flight Model?

Does anyone know of a good flight model of a Diamond Katana DA-20 for FS2K2? If so, where can I find it? Thanks for your help.

Jason
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by N139J
Sat Jul 12, 2003 5:05 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Do I Get Flightplans!?
Replies: 6
Views: 4793

RE: Where Do I Get Flightplans!?

I always use fltplan.com. its free and provides the most realisim...since it is designed for real-world aviation.
-jason

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by N139J
Wed Jul 09, 2003 9:01 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: FS2K2 Permanant Left Rudder Input
Replies: 9
Views: 3895

RE: FS2K2 Permanant Left Rudder Input

If you are flying single props, its natural. It's called P-factor. Its really a long explinaton, but ill just leave it as the way the air circulates off the prop and around the aircraft.
You can actually turn it off in the realisim settings. Try it and see if it works for you.

-Jason

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by N139J
Sat Jul 05, 2003 3:36 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: MS FS2004--"As Real As We Want It To Be"
Replies: 19
Views: 9883

RE: MS FS2004--"As Real As We Want It To Be"

First off, "early" <acronym title="Egyptair">MS</acronym> flight simulators is the key word. The entire world has changed since that tragic day. In today's world, if you even hint about crashing a plane into a building, the FBI will have you questioned. Thats just the product of 9/11. I worked at an...

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by N139J
Sun Jun 29, 2003 12:39 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: What Type Of Plane Do You Like To Fly
Replies: 30
Views: 11822

RE: What Type Of Plane Do You Like To Fly

I love my B752 for UPSVAC. When I'm not flying that, you can find me in the C182 either island hoping in Hawaii or bush flying in Alaska.

-jason

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by N139J
Tue Jun 24, 2003 10:21 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Where Would I Get An RC Like This!
Replies: 8
Views: 5148

RE: Where Would I Get An RC Like This!

Wow, those are amazing! It has got to be hard to fly something like that from the ground.

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