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Old 07-31-2015, 08:19 PM
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Default Great video

Thanks for posting, enjoyed it very much. Nice job

I hope to go for first time next year.
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Old 07-31-2015, 09:07 PM
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Wow! Thanks so much for the video! I'll be watchin this several times before my first trip in my plane next year! Best Video I've seen yet to get me familiar with the procedure!
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Old 07-31-2015, 09:19 PM
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Default Superb Video

Thanks for that demonstration of cool, calm & collected.

The pix of canyonlands are superb, as well.
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Old 07-31-2015, 11:15 PM
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Default Great example

Pete, you set a great example for us to follow. The controllers got see what a class act the RV community portrays.
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Old 07-31-2015, 11:53 PM
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Pete,

I enjoyed the video. Glad to see you make it there again. Maybe next year I'll get out there.
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Old 08-01-2015, 12:26 PM
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I think the Oshkosh arrival is just pure luck. Last year I didn't see a single plane from Ripon to touchdown. This year planes were all over the place, especially after I got turned back. Arrival about the same time on the same day... go figure. Just luck of the draw as to how many planes are showing up at the same time.

SoCalFlyBoy... here is my route from California this year. It was North past Las Vegas, landing at Canyonland (KCNY) for leg 1. The next leg was North East up and around the tallest peaks of the mountains and an East turn landing at Alliance NE (KAIA). Last leg of day one was an Easterly course over NE and into Iowa. I picked Le Mars, IA to spend the night solely on the fact that there are three hotels across the street from the airport (KLRJ). That left one three hour flight on the morning of day 2 to get into OSH. Of course the weather didn't agree with that, so I sat and waited for an hour in Portage WI (C47), before flying the final leg into the show.

Thanks to all for the kind words on the video. I enjoy making them, so it' nice to hear that a few of you also like to ride along and watch. Thanks.
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Old 08-01-2015, 01:03 PM
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Great job of flying the aircraft!

This is a great example of why you do not want to arrive at OSH with minimum fuel.
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Old 08-01-2015, 01:48 PM
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Pete,

I enjoyed the video. Glad to see you make it there again. Maybe next year I'll get out there.
Nice video! Bruce, remove the "maybe" from your quote. Really hope to meet you one day as I use your website frequently for reference while building :-)
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Old 08-02-2015, 05:59 PM
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Default Kudos!

Pete:

great work keeping your cool, your SA, & your airmanship sharp.
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Old 08-02-2015, 07:01 PM
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AWESOME video. It is a good training video while preparing to arrive at Osh!

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