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      wanttaja replied to the thread Low-cost, portable CO detector?.
      I've had levels approaching 70 ppm in my open-cockpit homebuilt aircraft. Had a friend get CO poisoning in a Starduster biplane, open...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread Beech V35 Midair Breakup.
      Note, though the items I quoted about how AC felt that stability, sensitivity, and CG issues may be associated with the failures. Doubt...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread Beech V35 Midair Breakup.
      Aviation Consumer Used Aircraft Guide, Third Edition. "What makes the V-tail's high record of in-flight breakup all the more ironic is...
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      Not only that, but the ability to determine height above ground is immaterial. Judging the GLIDE PATH is important, knowing whether...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread Beech V35 Midair Breakup.
      WHICH certification standards... CAR 3, dating from when the Bonanza came out in the '40s, or modern Part 23....? Ron Wanttaja
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      Ron Wanttaja
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      And how many lives is this expected to save? I haven't heard of any cases where people were killed or even injured after failing to...
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      Ran my name both through ChatGPT and the Microsoft Co-Pilot. ChatGPT is a reasonable summary... Ronald Wanttaja is an aerospace...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread I Hate Enterprise.
      Ha. Gotta make the same trip next month as I did last month (Oshkosh). This time, smaller cars weren't even AVAILABLE. All they had...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread BasicMed expansion?.
      Looked at the data a different way, some of the totals might be slightly different. This run, I had a total of 43,386 entries. Of...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread BasicMed expansion?.
      Thanks. I downloaded the current airman registry, and each entry includes two columns on Basic Med: "BASIC MED COURSE DATE" and "BASIC...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread BasicMed expansion?.
      Is that sort of data available? I know next to nothing about the program, is the FAA notified when a pilot switches to BasicMed? I'm...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread BasicMed expansion?.
      Just for the heck of it, I extracted the accidents involving pilots on BasicMed from the 2018-2022 NTSB accident database. Odd how the...
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      wanttaja replied to the thread BasicMed expansion?.
      Steely eyes, cleft chin, and whip-like reflexes.... :) Ron Wanttaja
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      ...Not to mention that after a major EMP event, the distribution system for liquid fuels is likely to be significantly disrupted. Diesel...
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