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Re: Planes!

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Liam wrote:Flying is a definite NO for me.
Here is a picture which includes me. This was taken last weeking while on tour with my buddies.
I am the bearded guy on the right making a GL1800 look small.
Planes are not built for someone of my stature.

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Haha. I have that same problem. I don't fit in a lot of places. I'm the old fat guy with the beard sitting on the steps.
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New job, new plane: B200. Oldewing, I’m heading to OSU this evening in it. Say hi if you’re around?
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I think he gets to work about 4 or 5 am.
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Dang I missed him for sure then. I already came and went
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Did not see that you where coming, was here most of the day. Not on the ramp all the time these days. I am out in the field still, just working on lighting systems and the such. But I will run up from and look fer ya. anim-cheers1
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https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/ur ... 8188861440


some video of clearing the runway yesterday. Mine is the first truck you see.
82 GL1100 Interstate-Oldewing (under going work, fresh frame, NEW motor)
68 CB 350 Hiding in my shed, soon my darling soon........
06 GL1800 daily rider
83 QR 50 Wifeys bike

Sometimes I wrestle with my inner demons.........
Other times we just hug.......

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Well done video ....

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Very cool! (Pun intended) But I’m pretty happy I’m stuck in FL for the moment. Not a big fan of that white stuff.
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First of all, Merry Christmas y’all.

Got to fly this lil beastie last week. Different world altogether, but still glad I’m not a full time jet dude... suitcases are too big.
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Nice, we have a couple of those based here at KOSU.
82 GL1100 Interstate-Oldewing (under going work, fresh frame, NEW motor)
68 CB 350 Hiding in my shed, soon my darling soon........
06 GL1800 daily rider
83 QR 50 Wifeys bike

Sometimes I wrestle with my inner demons.........
Other times we just hug.......

Team 898
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Team 76 R2B3
And always remember: beer has some food value--but food has NO beer value...
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mensor wrote:... suitcases are too big.

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Yeah that's why I think I'm going to trade mine in.... :IDTS: :lol: :lol:

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No Avgas for me. I enjoy the challenge of staying in the air with no combustion help.

My first glider was a heavily modified Libelle 301. Traded up to a DG-300, very comfy 42:1 glide ratio. After retiring I thought it would be better to bring the wife and actually go somewhere. Our son is a 3 hour drive away, much easier flying at 100 mph and no traffic.

BTW: If you think you want to fly a power plane, it costs ~$10,000 to get to the point of solo flying. Our soaring club charges $500 to join but that includes all of your instruction and use of club gliders. Four 40:1 2-seaters and a single seater. Just pay for the tows. Switching to power is a little training and a log book sign off.

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Soaring with a friend over the Saratoga Racetrack.
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I have always dreamed of that. Truly "in the wind", and the ultimate feeling of freedom. action1 action1 action1
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I've actually flown a glider with an instructor once, I really enjoyed it. Wondering now if there is a club in my area.
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