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  • Cary, NC
  • Antique/classic, competition acro, anything with a tailwheel

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  • Posted in thread: Pitts S1 price - Realistic or not? on 06-21-2017 at 08:27 PM
    The one S-1C I flew spun inverted more smoothly and cleanly than my S-1S...or maybe my memory
    is just fuzzy from the crash. ;)

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 06-21-2017 at 06:21 PM
    Did you forget how to slip an airplane????Yep, those wheel landings he does tells the story. :D

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 06-21-2017 at 05:19 PM
    Make sure you do some snaps in both directions to "set" the wings evenly. :)

  • Posted in thread: Chris' Acrosport 2S. Part 5 on 06-21-2017 at 04:10 PM
    Damn that thing is gonna look great in the box! Looking forward to seeing what it can do. What
    you've done is just too cool for words man. Congrats.

  • Posted in thread: S-2A crash in WI on 06-19-2017 at 11:39 PM
    Of course if you've checked your altimeter and KNOW you're plenty high and are actively
    thinking about the emergency technique in your back pocket, then there's no harm in trying to
    establish situatio...

  • Posted in thread: S-2A crash in WI on 06-19-2017 at 10:11 PM
    It's a good discussion Bill. Maintaining situational awareness during any spin is a good goal
    to have, but my thinking is that if you find yourself in an unexpected spin and then need to
    employ some s...

  • Posted in thread: S-2A crash in WI on 06-19-2017 at 08:33 PM
    Nobody wrote this, so I will.Look down the cowl line to determine if you're upright or inverted
    in a spin.But the beauty of the two established emergency recovery techniques is that
    determining whethe...

  • Posted in thread: July 4th aerobatic revival!!!!! on 06-19-2017 at 06:27 PM
    I have experienced the low brow treatment at many aviation organizations, CAF, and EAA
    chapters.That's the main reason as a 35 year EAA member I don't belong to a local chapter. In
    reality we all reac...

  • Posted in thread: Skills on Display on 06-13-2017 at 06:48 PM
    Just mostly the usual suspects of long-time Advanced pilots. Rob has been flying Unlimited in
    his S-2B for 13 yrs or so, and I moved up for fun and will never beat the Advanced 'lifers' in
    their 6-cyl...

  • Posted in thread: Skills on Display on 06-12-2017 at 10:58 PM
    Kind words Tony, but more fitting if/when the Geritol Pitts and I are ever able to get through
    more than one flight without a major screw up. And something is wrong when Advanced is all
    monoplanes, an...

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