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They look like a lot of fun. There was a really nice 1991 Tiger for sale down in Florida.  It's hard to find a good family plane, my partner and I started looking at 172s, then 182s and PA32s, starting to settle on 205s - which are few and far between.

Best of luck finding a partner!
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Service ceiling is 13,500; however I did get it up to 15,500 once and still climbing strong, but that had more to do with the mountain wave I was riding.
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Thanks!  Useful load is 850lbs. 130 knots TAS at 75%.

Also fun to fly! Responsive controls, loads of elevator and rudder, and that canopy just cannot be beat.

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Chit-chat / Re: Man plans to launch himself in homemade rocket
« Last post by N804RV on November 22, 2017, 08:19:19 AM »
So, he's obviously using external ballistics and orbital mechanics theory in his calculations.  Wonder what the "flat-earth" stuff is all about?
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Aircraft & Equipment / Re: Doing more each Annual:
« Last post by Flying Dan on November 22, 2017, 06:32:39 AM »
Roy,

That is what I should have purchased, I got something almost exactly like this one:
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-2-Gal-Electric-Hotdog-Air-Compressor-0100211A/206470707
It works for a comp diff check, but just barely.  An extra $50-50 would've had me a much better unit.

Hopefully if others read this before buying a little compressor, it can help them make a good choice.
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Chit-chat / Re: Man plans to launch himself in homemade rocket
« Last post by Flying Dan on November 22, 2017, 06:27:38 AM »
Haven't read the article yet, but looks like a future YouTube moment.
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Buy & Sell, Swap & Trade / Re: Shared Ownership / Partnership at BVS or AWO
« Last post by mbstiefel on November 21, 2017, 09:40:49 PM »
Would love to a KAWO but your slightly out of my price range... Good luck!!
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Airspace, Alerts and Aviation News / Reduced Oxygen Training
« Last post by tonyrob on November 21, 2017, 04:46:49 PM »
Copied from FATPNW site

This message is to inform you all that on May 10, 11, 12, and 13, there will be a CAMI HYPOXIA SIMULATOR PORTABLE REDUCED OXYGEN TRAINING ENCLOSURE IN THE SEATTLE AREA.

Please support the FAA FAASTeam in disseminating this information out to the General Flying Public.

This training will take place at:

RAINIER FLIGHT SERVICE
800 W PERIMETER RD
RENTON, WA 98057

For additional information about this issue please see the attached brochures or call me.

Thanks for all your support.

Highest Regards.

Dr. Jean Francois Mpouli
Program Manager
FAA Safety Team, NM-01
1601 Lind Avenue SW, Ste. 260
Renton, WA 98057
Phone: 425-227-2208
Fax: 425-227-1567
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Aircraft & Equipment / Re: Doing more each Annual:
« Last post by groupw on November 21, 2017, 11:10:25 AM »
Shortly after I got my plane I bought this air compressor for the hangar: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Porter-Cable-6-Gal-150-PSI-Portable-Air-Compressor-C2002/203162815. It's been reliably used for cylinder compression checks, pumping up tires, running a spark plug cleaner, and general air gun blowing. It easily produces more than 100 psi. I don't think the tank has enough capacity to run most air power tools, paint sprayers, and the like, but I don't use it for that. It's pretty loud when it runs, but not deafening, and I think it's similar to most units its size.

Roy
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