Finally a Plane

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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby designrs » Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:30 am

Fall Colors, Upstate NY…

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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby David » Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:06 am

Nice photo :)
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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby designrs » Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:15 am

Thanks David. Really nice airport too. I did not land because of gusts yesterday,
but its very pretty… deli/stores across the street, and supposedly crew car available.

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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby designrs » Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:57 pm

"Houston we have a problem."
A most profound reminder to look outside.
I assure you that this photo was taken in traditional attitude on the ramp…

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(Already on it's way to Dynon for service.)

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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby drseti » Fri Oct 17, 2014 5:14 pm

I can't wait for some student to say, "what's the problem? It's perfectly wings-level."
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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby CTLSi » Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:37 pm

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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby Merlinspop » Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:01 pm

Turn the autopilot on!
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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby designrs » Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:06 pm

Autopilot was malfunctioning prior to the inverted attitude... apparently due to an internal G-meter error.

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Re: Finally a Plane

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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby Jack Tyler » Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:30 am

What a gorgeous scene!
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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby designrs » Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:19 am

There's a local saying up here Jack,
Ithaca is Gorges!
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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby designrs » Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:25 am

I'm just learning how to read the sky on cross country.

This was a nice scattered layer from Ithaca, NY to Lock Haven, PA,
a very nice ride…

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This was the approaching the same area on the way back about 3 hours later.
Clouds are broken, higher, and bigger! Not a very good idea (nor Sport Pilot legal) for "on-top"…

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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby drseti » Sun Oct 19, 2014 11:03 am

I think I know that particular wind farm, Richard. On your way up to it, you flew directly over my house! (But I wasn't home...)
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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby 3Dreaming » Sun Oct 19, 2014 11:07 am

I know this has been discussed before, but there is nothing illegal about being on top of the clouds as a sport pilot as long as you have visual reference to the surface.

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Re: Finally a Plane

Postby designrs » Sun Oct 19, 2014 12:08 pm

3Dreaming wrote:I know this has been discussed before, but there is nothing illegal about being on top of the clouds as a sport pilot as long as you have visual reference to the surface.


Here's the link for those who want to revisit the "On Top with Visual Reference to the Surface" topic:
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=3078&hilit=visual+reference+to+the+surface&start=90


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