Photo taken at the AOPA Convention in Palm Springs
March 4, 2007
Stealth Bomber “Spirit” - Some
fantastic photos of the plane in action at the Edwards Air Show.
Courtesy of Bill Barnes.
GE Engines for the A-380 Airbus – Its hard to visualize the size of these
Flying – (video 7.1 mb) Hold onto your seat.
Courtesy of member Jim Theobald.
in Issaquah, WA – Courtesy of Marc Chirico
to Sydney Air Race - Captain Lonny McClung, USA
Ret told us about his participation in this
fabulous adventure in 2001 at our February 21st meeting.
Aviation Production Schedule Slips –SLAC had two fly-ins (11/21/02 and
5/4/04) to Albuquerque to visit the Eclipse 500 light jet facility Our members were very impressed with this
plane and the production methods.|
Sportsman – Build you own with the
“Two Weeks to Taxi Program” 140 to 145 Knots
Military Planes – The average Military plane is 24 years old. During the Vietnam War it was 9 years and
the current B-52H Stratofortress is in excess of 40 years old.
Taxes – Will pilots be priced out of affordable flying?
· Approach Minimums – They exist for a reason. (Yours and your passengers lives)
Travel Tips Member Bob Green gives us travel tips.
Engineering in Germany – Courtesy of member Eugene Evans
Art – Courtesy of member Richard
Insults had Class – Courtesy of Eugene Evans
Engine Motorcycle – Courtesy of member Clifford Rosch
TIME SPRINGS FORWARD
When daylight-saving time goes into effect next Sunday March 11th—three weeks earlier than usual—don't forget that the conversion between Zulu and your local time will change. Here's a handy chart of conversion factors that you can keep in your flight bag. The earlier time change also means more evening daylight hours and more time for daytime flying!
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