100 years ago this month, a relatively minor member of the European Monarchy was assassinated in a relatively unknown location. And the result of that moment set a new course in world history for the next 100 years. Because of the various alliances between European countries, nearly all of Europe was drug into the war. Four years later, after he ran on the statement that “He kept us out of the war”, Woodrow Wilson committed US troops. The end of the war set the stage for WW II, which set the…See More
"I very much appreciate Dr. Blue's analysis, and agree. There are hurdles and restrictions in many professions / activities that were thought to provide benefit and safety, but were based on beliefs and not facts. This is another example where…"
http://www.wipaire.comI have been a Senior AME for over thirty year and have been controversial but I have never had to endured as much distain from many of my fellow AMEs for supporting the elimination of the third class medical--even to the point of being hesitant to post this opinion on the list.First, I think it is important to recognize a distinct difference between a third class medical and the second and first class ones. When we get…See More
The AKOYA is a two-seater amphibious airplane with a unique design and a wealth of features. From ground, water or snow, the AKOYA takes its passengers 1250 miles away (2000km) thanks to its impressive fuel efficiency of 42MPG (5,6L/100km) and can…
"MIchael Klein: Don't fret - If I do sell my Tomahawk it will only be to replace it with something different but just as much fun. I just rebuilt the engine this year, but that should be paid off by 2020 just in time to spend more for the…"
"Dear Michael Friedman:Please do not sell your Tomahawk. My airplane is a 1967 182K model, 12 years older than your Tomahawk. I appreciate and enjoy your comments regarding ADS-B. Think back forty years when GA pilots were told the A-N courses were…"
"Just a note for Michael Klein: ADS-B and the traditional Mode A/C/S transponders operate on basically the same frequency, about 1ghz, and suffer the exact same attenuation (signal loss) due to weather. The old transponders have also been…"