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  #151  
Old 12-23-2013, 08:54 AM
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231 MPH = 200 KTS Ground Speed
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Old 12-28-2013, 02:04 PM
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Not as fast as some of you guys... but not too bad for something I cobbled together in my garage!


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Old 12-30-2013, 03:20 PM
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Congrats on the 200 KT Club, I managed to reach that goal as well on Saturday. I had a little help from mother nature with a little push out of the south. Still was exciting..... Ok, allot of help !!! lol


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Old 01-04-2014, 09:30 PM
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Today was the day. 210 knots ground speed, admittedly in the descent.



Also set an altitude record for us -- 15,500'. I was trying for 17,500, but ran out of time on the flight from McAllen to Port Aransas, TX.



It was a beautiful day down on the gulf coast. 73 degrees, and gloriously sunny!

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Old 01-05-2014, 07:04 AM
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200 kts............


PM me when you are past 220 knots
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Old 01-05-2014, 10:45 AM
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Joining the Atlantic Track 'U' on Thursday evening, we had a 212kt Tailwind !!!

At .82 that made us supersonic across the ground - quite a feeling

Smooth as silk as well.
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:30 AM
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232 knots yesterday in central florida
Had a 35 knot tailwind. = 266mph.

I'm guessing every Rv model except the 12 could have joined "the club" yesterday.
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:35 AM
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Tailwinds are a funny thing. We always want them, but we have so much less time to enjoy them than we suffer through the killer headwinds. Has anybody ever flown past their planned destination just to enjoy the tailwinds longer?
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Old 01-12-2014, 12:39 PM
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Jessie

I stopped by X35(dunellon) yesterday to say hi. I'll see you at sebring
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Old 01-12-2014, 04:38 PM
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Jesse,

Yup! A few years ago I picked up my son from college and on the way home encountered 70 mph headwinds. The trucks on the x-way were making better headway than I was. Just for the fun of it, turned around to see just how fast we really could go. Problem is, that 10 minute joy ride cost me a half hour getting back.
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