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by Hockaloogie
Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Hot Air Balloons.
Replies: 13
Views: 1170

Re: Hot Air Balloons.

So I'm up 100 feet in the dead still air in a hot air balloon with a pilot... Me: Can you go over there to the right? Pilot: Sorry, can't do that. Me: Ok, can you go over there to the left? Pilot: Nope, can't do that. Me: Hmm... well can you go forward 50 yards? Pilot: No, sorry, can't do that. Me: ...
by Hockaloogie
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Hot Air Balloons.
Replies: 13
Views: 1170

Re: Hot Air Balloons.

When things go wrong in a hot air balloon, they go really wrong. Google "hot air balloon disaster".

The "pilot" is a passenger.
by Hockaloogie
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Cinder Runway?
Replies: 4
Views: 1179

Re: Cinder Runway?

Like gravel. Cinders were the remnants of coal combustion. When I was a kid there was a factory nearby that had a cinder parking lot. The stuff is like gravel.
by Hockaloogie
Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Assistance compressing a large PDF file
Replies: 8
Views: 769

Re: Assistance compressing a large PDF file

Sasquash wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:34 pm
This document is 174,962 kb....compress this file to a maximum 2 MB
Hmmm... compressing a 175k file to 2mb would be a good trick. :)
by Hockaloogie
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check
Replies: 236
Views: 14564

Re: COPA for Kids pilots now require police check

HotelTangoBravo wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:23 pm
A cereal killer, flying children around...
I've killed a lot of cereal in my day... shredded wheat, raisin bran, frosted flakes... guess I better not put any kids in the plane.
by Hockaloogie
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Glasses with "digital block"
Replies: 12
Views: 1553

Re: Glasses with "digital block"

Everything old is new again...

by Hockaloogie
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Whats causing that shooting star
Replies: 6
Views: 683

Re: Whats causing that shooting star

The concept of turd meteors is fascinating to me. I probably need to get out more.
by Hockaloogie
Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Flight Training
Topic: Whats causing that shooting star
Replies: 6
Views: 683

Re: Whats causing that shooting star

Wow, there is truly no limit to the things you can learn in the "Flight Training" forum. I'm so glad I dropped by. This is much more fun than all that boring schitt about spins & stalls and adverse yaw and whatnot.
by Hockaloogie
Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: AC Lining Up with a Taxiway SFO...?
Replies: 830
Views: 61582

Re: AC Lining Up with a Taxiway SFO...?

Eric Janson wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:12 am
This has happened more than once at multiple Canadian Airlines.
Nobody minding the store? Some people think so.
by Hockaloogie
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Navajo crash.
Replies: 33
Views: 4616

Re: Navajo crash.

anyone who believes this story with no reservations and without question, is a functional moron with a severe lack of critical thinking abilities. My real name is DB Cooper, and I agree. https://www.historicmysteries.com/frederick-valentich/ Frederick Valentich was an Australian pilot who disappear...
by Hockaloogie
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Drama Queen pax runs to CBC
Replies: 44
Views: 4735

Re: Drama Queen pax runs to CBC

Retracting = rescinding

Autocorrect is unwise for professional journalists, but let's cut the kid a break.
by Hockaloogie
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: 3 dead, 2 uninjured in NWT
Replies: 52
Views: 8313

Re: 3 dead, 2 uninjured in NWT

trey kule wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:59 pm
A wise old pilot once posted there are no new causes of aviation accidents.
That wise old pilot was Hedley. But we shall not mention his name here...
by Hockaloogie
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Missing airplane on flight from Penticton to Edmonton
Replies: 219
Views: 35906

Re: Missing airplane on flight from Penticton to Edmonton

He is suggesting: a) There is something very valuable in that Mooney and b) The police would like to get their hands on whatever it is before someone from the general public does.
by Hockaloogie
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Need a little help getting a "lift"
Replies: 46
Views: 4267

Re: Need a little help getting a "lift"

You could have stood out on the highway with your thumb out, and you'd be there by now.
by Hockaloogie
Wed May 30, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Chuck's incident with TC
Replies: 51
Views: 6302

Re: Chuck's incident with TC

Was there a point to this thread?
by Hockaloogie
Mon May 21, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Orca Suspended
Replies: 58
Views: 16246

Re: Orca Suspended

Interesting perspective.
by Hockaloogie
Tue May 08, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Forced landing on a beach caught on videos
Replies: 11
Views: 1804

Re: Forced landing on a beach caught on videos

Subject has been discussed for 20 years. Anything new developed? Don't think so.
by Hockaloogie
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: The Coolest Flying Jobs In The World!
Replies: 31
Views: 5239

Re: The Coolest Flying Jobs In The World!

HiFlyChick wrote:
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:30 am
I thought it looked kinda boring going back and forth in a bunch of straight lines all day...
You have just described airline flying.
by Hockaloogie
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: What was that twang?
Replies: 9
Views: 2018

Re: What was that twang?

Ah, Pontius. He made some fine cars, the Trans Am was a nice machine.
by Hockaloogie
Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: What was that twang?
Replies: 9
Views: 2018

Re: What was that twang?

Cretaceous or Jurassic?
by Hockaloogie
Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: RIP Stephen Hawking
Replies: 33
Views: 3118

Re: RIP Stephen Hawking

Fittingly, he passed away on Einstein's birthday.
by Hockaloogie
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: PA-34 RTO @ YPK-What happened
Replies: 151
Views: 16038

Re: PA-34 RTO @ YPK-What happened

PilotDAR wrote:
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:08 am
attribute their accident to "winds"
"Winds" are responsible for all aviation accidents. Surely you know that. You've been around long enough. :rolleyes:
by Hockaloogie
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: What kind of watch do you wear?
Replies: 111
Views: 9193

Re: What kind of watch do you wear?

All you need...

Image

They're around $15 on Amazon.
by Hockaloogie
Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: What kind of watch do you wear?
Replies: 111
Views: 9193

Re: What kind of watch do you wear?

FICU wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:59 pm
I don't know... I think it's lacking in tick marks, dashes, and numbers. There is still more room... moooore numberssss.
When you're sweating it out on a tough one, it's comforting to be able to look down at your wrist and instantly know everything you need...

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