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Old 02-23-2018, 03:49 AM
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Congrats!! Now clean your EFIS screen.

As of now I'm in the 186-kt club with my -9A. One of these days I'll find the perfect tailwind.
LOL, it only looks that dirty when the sun shines just right and it's put under a microscope.
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Old 02-24-2018, 07:20 AM
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KSAW caught my eye. I was there last weekend for the sled dog races and snowboarding with my daughter.
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Old 02-24-2018, 03:11 PM
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Please may I join the club the traditional way...

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Old 02-24-2018, 08:56 PM
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Please may I join the club the traditional way...

TAS is the way that really counts but -4700 fpm?

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Old 02-25-2018, 05:14 AM
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I know, I know, we were having fun - OK

It was a gentle run up to it. We had at least 30 seconds worth left
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Old 04-18-2018, 03:53 PM
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St. Louis to Ft. Myers 3:51!
[IMG]5B542F6A-01E3-4AB7-9563-85547A001913 by Bill Peyton, on Flickr[/IMG]
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Old 04-18-2018, 04:52 PM
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Default 89kt tailwind is smokin' !!!

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St. Louis to Ft. Myers 3:51!
Bill, no pictures so it did not happen (me not you) , but yesterday I was doing some Phase I at 9000ft and only had a 72KT tailwind, for a GS of 248kts. 46F OAT, but temps below 3500 were 34F.

OK, OK . . . so pictures next time.
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Old 04-18-2018, 05:09 PM
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Without pictures it didn?t happen!
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Old 04-22-2018, 05:10 PM
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I'm in! Made it with normal cruise config



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Old 12-04-2018, 12:24 PM
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Did the 200+ knot thing. Straight and level at 5500ft, WOT, full rich, with a pretty good tail wind - parking brake not engaged .



Posted this before but here's my RV looking fast on the ground.

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