January 15, 2006
To: All SLAC Members
From: Vern Nelson, Web Manager
at War - From a base outside Las Vegas, an
Air Force squadron fights real-life war games in Iraq and Afghanistan. It’s hard to imagine the UAV (Unmanned
Aerial Vehicle) can be controlled from 7,000 miles away.
Maps - On your
B-777 jet goes the
distance on Thursday November 10, 2005.
Courtesy of member Bob Earl.
Lycoming Crank Failure Prompts Yet Another Proposed AD.
$26 Million Settlement In Suit on Crash of Cessna 421.
Part of becoming a good pilot is to know what to pay attention to.
Steve Fossett back on track to set new record in Mid-January through February.
Talorcraft Sport Plane gets FAA Nod.
Special Issuance Process Made Easier for Heart Patients.
This Bad Habit could get you killed.
Who may act as a Safety Pilot when working on instrument rating: Surprise answer.
Photos – Courtesy of member Dick O’Brien.
Rock Pyton killed by electric fence – These photos were taken on Silent
Valley Game Ranch, in the Waterberg mountains of South Africa. The snake had
eaten an impala ewe and was then killed by an electric fence surrounding the
compound. Courtesy of Gale Nelson.
(3,249 kb) Beautiful reef photos. Courtesy of Bob Earl.
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