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by DeltaJAX
Sun Dec 26, 2004 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anyone See The Aviator?
Replies: 15
Views: 2127

Anyone See The Aviator?

Saw it tonight -Christmas night. It was pretty good, the airplanes looked cheesy (you could easily tell they were computer generated) and they went a bit too far with the obsessive compulsive(?) thing as far as Howard goes, but overall a good movie. A bonus was that the all the chicks he hooked up w...

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by DeltaJAX
Sun Dec 26, 2004 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Waddya Get Then........? (Xmas)
Replies: 58
Views: 1931

RE: Waddya Get Then........? (Xmas)

Made out pretty well this year... 2 Aeropostale long sleeve shirts $100 gift card to Aeropostale Mortal Kombat:Deception for PS2 Remote Control P-51 Mustang Leather slippers Pulsar Flight Computer wrist watch Joop aftershave One of those half turtle neck (w/ zipper on neck) sweaters Flannel Pajama p...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 12, 2004 12:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm All For Northern Succession
Replies: 63
Views: 2551

RE: I'm All For Northern Succession

But, I thought minorities were the ones who needed help because so many of them are living in poverty. And I thought it was impossible to be a minority and be Republican... I'm confused "I'm pointing out that the people that vote against the handouts are the number one consumer of them by a 3 fold m...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm All For Northern Succession
Replies: 63
Views: 2551

RE: I'm All For Northern Succession

I was born and raised on the West Coast (CA and <acronym title="NWT Air (Canada)">NV</acronym> respectively) so I dont have a bias toward the north or south. <i>"Virginia is a study in the economics of red v blue. The bluer Northern Virginia counties pay all the taxes, and the dark Red rest of the s...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 12, 2004 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Looking Pilot...
Replies: 33
Views: 7349

RE: Best Looking Pilot...

sorry you guys werent able to see the pic of ms. whitehead. i have a free 20 day subscription that i will be cancelling before i have to start paying.

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 12, 2004 7:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Flies Over Your House?
Replies: 134
Views: 9565

RE: What Flies Over Your House?

I live in Jacksonville, <acronym title="Airtran (USA)">FL</acronym> and I usually see Navy P-3s, S-3s, and various fighter jets and helicopters in the pattern for <acronym title="San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field (NKX / KNKX), USA - California AND Mountain View - Moffett Federal Airfie...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 12, 2004 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republican Victory In 2008 Now Guaranteed
Replies: 19
Views: 2280

RE: Republican Victory In 2008 Now Guaranteed

Michael Moore is a good example of how detrimental it is for young kids to be teased and taunted while they are in school. This guy is a freaking genius (dripping with sarcasm). I hope he produces another 'film' and helps us put another Republican back in the White House in '08!

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by DeltaJAX
Sun Nov 07, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Looking Pilot...
Replies: 33
Views: 7349

RE: Best Looking Pilot...

Playboy Playmate Nicole Whitehead- Miss May 2004- She is a pilot training at ATP (Airline Transport Professionals)

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 05, 2004 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elizabeth Edwards Has Breast Cancer
Replies: 14
Views: 2333

RE: Elizabeth Edwards Has Breast Cancer

I hope they can find a competent doctor to treat her. Her hubby John has spent a lot of time as a trial lawyer in courtrooms putting doctors out of business for percieved "malpractice." I wonder if Elizabeths situation and her subsequent medical bills will change his heart for the injustices he has ...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 05, 2004 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official "Celebrities Moving Abroad" Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2053

RE: Official "Celebrities Moving Abroad" Thread

Who said in 2000 they were moving abroad if Bush won? I have since forgotten, but I can remember Alec Baldwin, what a dumbass. What other Hollywood liberals havent kept up with their promise?

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 05, 2004 8:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Metropolitan <-> Province, Kerry <-> Bush
Replies: 46
Views: 2329

RE: Metropolitan <-> Province, Kerry <-> Bush

There is a reason that the image of a house with a picket fence in a small town is called "Americana". I like big cities and all but they are not all that America is. Someone has already stated why big cities tend to vote Democrat- the people that live there.

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 05, 2004 8:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It Has Been Proven America Is Conservative!
Replies: 30
Views: 2440

RE: It Has Been Proven America Is Conservative!

I am also proud that Bush carried the state I voted in (Florida). I do believe that Democrats would have had a better chance with someone besides Kerry. In the past 8 elections, the presidents have come from the south- Texas, Arkansas, Southern California, Georgia. They could have picked someone a l...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 05, 2004 7:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Liberals Congratulating Bush Thread
Replies: 28
Views: 1956

RE: Official Liberals Congratulating Bush Thread

The American people have spoken, and they have elected the right man for the job, Congratulations George W. Bush and may you have another successful 4 year term as president of this great country.

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Nov 05, 2004 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Official Republican "I Told You So ..." Thread.
Replies: 48
Views: 2633

RE: Official Republican "I Told You So ..." Thread.

It is pretty sad though that after a liberal loss in an election, the news reports read "[blankety blank] has decided not to pursue a [lawsuit/recount] and will concede the election." Whatever happened to accepting a loss for what it is???

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by DeltaJAX
Wed Oct 27, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kerry May Have Just Lost Nevada Swing Vote.
Replies: 28
Views: 2558

RE: Kerry May Have Just Lost Nevada Swing Vote.

Yucca Mountain is a bad idea. I grew up in Nevada (an hour east of Reno) and there is just too much risk transporting that stuff through the state. If one semi or railcar turns over, thats one too many.

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by DeltaJAX
Tue Oct 26, 2004 11:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A Pilots Life...
Replies: 25
Views: 16159

RE: A Pilots Life...

I am going to Jacksonville University as an aviation major. As far as whether to get an aviation degree or not, it has been said that companies (airlines or other businesses) do not really care what your major is in, as long as you have a bachelors degree. That 4 year degree shows responsibility and...

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by DeltaJAX
Tue Oct 26, 2004 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ann Coulter Attacked!
Replies: 103
Views: 3045

RE: Ann Coulter Attacked!

They only hit her in the shoulder, her face was not hit. And the crowd beat up the attackers before the police got to them, I dont think the police really hurried to save them anyway.

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by DeltaJAX
Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This Rockette Is HOT! (Need Info, As Well)
Replies: 23
Views: 4032

RE: This Rockette Is HOT! (Need Info, As Well)

She's alright but definitely not a knockout. Dont see what the fuss is about.....

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by DeltaJAX
Tue Oct 12, 2004 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who's A Lefty?
Replies: 35
Views: 1886

RE: Who's A Lefty?

I eat and write left handed. I kick left footed. I bat/golf/throw right handed.

I guess I am gifted.

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by DeltaJAX
Sat Oct 02, 2004 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilot Stripes
Replies: 10
Views: 31891

RE: Pilot Stripes

They mean NOTHING to those who arent pilots.
They also mean, the enemy, and the ego, that is 3 or 4 stripes


Sounds like someone has some issues (jealousy??)......


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by DeltaJAX
Fri Oct 01, 2004 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL's Best Looking Cheerleaders
Replies: 18
Views: 2595

RE: NFL's Best Looking Cheerleaders

From looking at the Jaguars cheerleaders at jaguars.com, they definitely don't. There are a few hotties but far too many wierd looking ones.

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by DeltaJAX
Tue Sep 21, 2004 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vols Overtake Gators
Replies: 18
Views: 979

RE: Vols Overtake Gators

The officiating crew is being reprimanded by the SEC for their atrocious calls in the final minute of the game. The SEC wont say what the punishment is, but I believe the refs favored UT. How does the side judge not see the UT player that smacked the Gator's Dallas Baker?? And the clock should have ...

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by DeltaJAX
Wed Sep 15, 2004 10:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baseball Player Assaults Fans At Game
Replies: 22
Views: 2011

RE: Baseball Player Assaults Fans At Game

The fans probably had it coming, good for the players for standing up for themselves. No sympathy at all for them, I've seen what some people do at ballgames and if I was a player I would be pissed too.

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by DeltaJAX
Mon Sep 13, 2004 11:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why The Over-the-top Hurricane Coverage?
Replies: 23
Views: 2041

RE: Why The Over-the-top Hurricane Coverage?

While the coverage may seem unimportant for other parts of the country, here in Florida people want to know what it looks like in certain parts of the state. This being the fourth hurricane, people cannot afford to take a week off of work and evacuate, they need to know what the hurricane is going t...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Aug 27, 2004 6:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.netters And College
Replies: 85
Views: 2620

RE: A.netters And College

I am an Aviation Operations major at Jacksonville University. It's a good program, but it will be nice to get out of <acronym title="JAT Yugoslav Airlines">JU</acronym>, its too damned expensive. If I would have known what I know now, I would have gotten my PPL, Instrument and A.S. degree somewhere ...

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by DeltaJAX
Wed Aug 25, 2004 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Have All The Pilots Gone?
Replies: 63
Views: 7945

RE: Where Have All The Pilots Gone?

damn UAL777, that cubicle of yours must be gettin pretty hot.

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by DeltaJAX
Wed Aug 25, 2004 8:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: USA Wins Softball Gold
Replies: 37
Views: 1830

RE: USA Wins Softball Gold

Just because USA dominates a particular sport, now some here say it should be removed from the Olympics. Well I guess the entire Olympics should be cancelled because if you haven't checked the medal count lately, we are kicking the world's ass!

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by DeltaJAX
Sun Jul 11, 2004 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Old Were You When You Left Your Parents' Home?
Replies: 53
Views: 3712

RE: How Old Were You When You Left Your Parents' Home?

18 years old.

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Jun 11, 2004 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Love Or Hate Your Job?
Replies: 31
Views: 3617

RE: Do You Love Or Hate Your Job?

I like my job as well, most of it anyway. Doing lavaratory services on biz jets and cleaning up around the place sucks. Working outside in the blazing heat and humidity sucks too. But working around airplanes is awesome. I am a line service guy at an FBO at an airport in Jacksonville, <acronym title...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Apr 23, 2004 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Think Cross Country/Track Is A Sport?
Replies: 31
Views: 2372

RE: Do You Think Cross Country/Track Is A Sport?

I guess it is, but then you would have to say NASCAR is a sport. I consider sports as an activity requiring athletic ablility, of which running requires none, anyone can run, its the people that have the determination and train the hardest that succeed in running. Now basketball requires a lot of at...

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by DeltaJAX
Thu Apr 22, 2004 11:47 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flying Jobs In Aircraft Manufacturing
Replies: 9
Views: 4386

RE: Flying Jobs In Aircraft Manufacturing

Some kitplane builders will hire risky individuals to fly their newly completed aircraft before they themselves will fly it. You could do that  Smile

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by DeltaJAX
Wed Apr 21, 2004 11:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots & ATC.. Again?
Replies: 29
Views: 3910

RE: Pilots & ATC.. Again?

No reason to get worked up about it, like SupraZachAir said. A contoller actually taught me a lesson the other night. It was my first flight doing instrument approaches, it was at night and I had a high workload as my instructor looked on. The contoller was vectoring me to the approach course for <a...

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by DeltaJAX
Tue Apr 20, 2004 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College Did You Attend?
Replies: 52
Views: 2717

RE: What College Did You Attend?

Planespotting- I was pledged and went through the whole process till initiation week or I-week. Decided it cost too much, being $350 per semester with a $180 initiation fee, so I am not in it, got plenty of friends otherwise. Yeah he seems depressed, although he tries to be upbeat, but like he will ...

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by DeltaJAX
Tue Apr 20, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College Did You Attend?
Replies: 52
Views: 2717

RE: What College Did You Attend?

Planespotting- yes I know Bill Washa. He is in the frat I rushed last semester. He is affectionately known as 'Screech' and dressed up as him for homecoming.

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by DeltaJAX
Mon Apr 19, 2004 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What College Did You Attend?
Replies: 52
Views: 2717

RE: What College Did You Attend?

Jacksonville University- Jacksonville, FL

Aviation Management and Flight Operations major

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by DeltaJAX
Mon Apr 19, 2004 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Just Passed My Instrument Ride
Replies: 14
Views: 2251

RE: I Just Passed My Instrument Ride

I'll be in your position within a month, I'm working on partial panel approaches right now. Congrats.

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by DeltaJAX
Mon Apr 19, 2004 10:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You All Getting Up To This Weekend?
Replies: 30
Views: 2965

RE: What Are You All Getting Up To This Weekend?

Just got back from EAA Sun 'N Fun Fly-In 2004 in Lakeland, Florida, what a blast! For the second year in a row they had a night airshow where pyrotechnics are attached to aerobatic aircraft, it makes for a great spectacle. While I was there I bought an Icom <acronym title="Indian Airlines">IC</acron...

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by DeltaJAX
Sat Apr 17, 2004 1:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Adult Film Industry In Peril
Replies: 88
Views: 3768

RE: California Adult Film Industry In Peril

Darren James is the actor that tested positive. They suspect he might have gotten it while in Brazil shooting a movie because I guess they don't test as much there. They are puttin all the actresses he slept with in the past 2 months or so under quarantine.

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Apr 16, 2004 1:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Jeppesen Or NOS Charts?
Replies: 26
Views: 6771

Jeppesen Or NOS Charts?

Just thought I would ask all the pilots out there which type of approach and en-route charts they use, Jeppesen or NOS? I personally use NOS because they cost 80% less than Jepp charts. I have never used Jepps although I know a few of the differences, they are not important factors for me.

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by DeltaJAX
Mon Apr 12, 2004 11:02 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Pilots: Does Flying Ever Get Mundane?
Replies: 31
Views: 11646

RE: Airline Pilots: Does Flying Ever Get Mundane?

If you're sick of being a pilot, find a new job and let the younger guys with passion for it step up (like me in a few years). I want to believe that pilots with a true love of aviation (and travel) would never tell someone not to become a pilot. I'm not saying they should never get bored, but don't...

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by DeltaJAX
Sat Apr 10, 2004 3:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAF On ILS, Is It The Maltese Cross Or Glideslope?
Replies: 21
Views: 46057

FAF On ILS, Is It The Maltese Cross Or Glideslope?

I was talking with my instructor and he said even though it says in the 'time- speed' section on the approach chart "FAF to MAP" (which on a precision approach, the glideslope interception is the FAF) that you are supposed to start timing at the maltese cross, not the glideslope intercept. Does anyo...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Apr 09, 2004 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biggest And Smallest Planes You Have Flown
Replies: 111
Views: 9252

RE: Biggest And Smallest Planes You Have Flown

Airlines:

Biggest- Delta 767
Smallest- Skywest EMB-120

General Aviation:

Biggest- Piper Cherokee Six PA-32
Smallest- Cessna 172P

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by DeltaJAX
Thu Apr 08, 2004 3:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man Kills 17 Year Old Dog By Kicking It...
Replies: 59
Views: 3899

RE: Man Kills 17 Year Old Dog By Kicking It...

The man that owned the dog had to have unbelievable restraint to walk the killer up the stairs with the dead dog. I would have beaten the sh*t out of that guy as soon as I caught him and if I had a gun, it would have been hard not to put two in his head.

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by DeltaJAX
Wed Apr 07, 2004 11:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Just Completed My First Solo
Replies: 23
Views: 3165

RE: Just Completed My First Solo

Yeah- I remember my solo cross country more than my actual first solo (Dec. 9, 2003). Mostly because all I did on my first solo was a few laps around the pattern one very early morning. The solos got more exciting after that, I got to do a solo out to the practice area and I flew at 1000 ft. over Ja...

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by DeltaJAX
Tue Apr 06, 2004 11:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: College Acceptances - Boston U; RIT; Northeastern
Replies: 43
Views: 2700

RE: College Acceptances - Boston U; RIT; Northeastern

Kappa13, did u go to JUEL this past weekend? I was gonna host a prospective student but then found out I couldn't because of my work schedule. You are an aviation major (like myself) I assume. If you've visited, how do you like this campus compared to the other schools- dorms, cafeteria, etc?... Any...

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by DeltaJAX
Tue Apr 06, 2004 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The World Of Coca-Cola, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 2545

RE: The World Of Coca-Cola, Atlanta

I was there last July. Makes a good half day trip to go to World of Coca Cola and then walk the Underground, just hold on to your wallet while Underground.
The coolest part is the different sodas from around the world, other than that nothing that will knock your socks off but amusing.

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by DeltaJAX
Mon Apr 05, 2004 10:12 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Logbook Questions
Replies: 33
Views: 4792

RE: Logbook Questions

I agree with Ralgha and Skyguy. When I was a student, I could not log PIC but only Dual Recieved. Now that I am a Private pilot, I log it both when I am being instructed. Before all flights, part of our departure briefing is stating who the PIC <acronym title="Island Airlines (USA) and Eagle Air/Arn...

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Apr 02, 2004 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Flight On A Widebody?
Replies: 220
Views: 15500

RE: Shortest Flight On A Widebody?

DFW-JAX on a DL 767

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by DeltaJAX
Fri Apr 02, 2004 4:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greatest Race Car Of All Times?
Replies: 12
Views: 2461

RE: Greatest Race Car Of All Times?

I am not a NASCAR fan but just because they drive the same types of cars, they can also do something called "tuning" (Im not sure if you know what that is) to make their cars faster to a certain extent. I dont follow any type of racing but in NASCAR, it takes the car, the crew and the driver to get ...

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by DeltaJAX
Thu Apr 01, 2004 10:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: C172 Pattern Speeds/power Settings
Replies: 18
Views: 36666

RE: C172 Pattern Speeds/power Settings

The procedure I learned (DL Connection Acdmy.) was full power at Vy, level off at 1000' AGL after accelerating to 90 knots, then pull power to 2000-2100. Abeam the touchdown point, pull power to 1500 and 10 degrees flaps, airspeed 85. On base, 20 degrees flaps and airspeed 75. On final 30 degrees fl...

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