Up, Up and away

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Re: Up, Up and away

Unread post by m3a1 » December 31st, 2022, 12:52 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Unread post by Horst » April 13th, 2023, 9:09 pm

It is good to be back at my second home. Again took a year to come back. I love being here on the Central Coast despite the fact that people are trying to become even more PC than we Germans. Anyway, no politics, I’m enjoying it, specifically that old, formerly OD painted equipment.
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1972 USMC M151A2 w/ROPS (ex Barstow) and M416
1962 M201 and trailer
1966 GTO,1982 E350 Skoolie, 1987 SJ413, 1987 911
Gone: 2xM35A2c, Unimog 404S, Hanomag AL28, DKW Munga

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Re: Up, Up and away

Unread post by rickf » April 14th, 2023, 5:36 pm

Did you get to visit you GTO yet? Trying to get all my 151 stuff organized so I can start selling stuff but it was 95 degrees here today!! Did not get a lot done.
1964 M151A1
1984 M1008
1967 M416
04/1952 M100
12/1952 M100- Departed
AN/TSQ-114A Trailblazer- Gone

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Unread post by Horst » April 22nd, 2023, 6:22 pm

GTO runs good. It was me having issues. Taken out of service for one good week with Covid. Not exactly the vacation I was looking for.
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1972 USMC M151A2 w/ROPS (ex Barstow) and M416
1962 M201 and trailer
1966 GTO,1982 E350 Skoolie, 1987 SJ413, 1987 911
Gone: 2xM35A2c, Unimog 404S, Hanomag AL28, DKW Munga

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Re: Up, Up and away

Unread post by rickf » April 23rd, 2023, 9:24 am

Welcome to the USA, Came and visit and get Covid! Hope all is well now.
1964 M151A1
1984 M1008
1967 M416
04/1952 M100
12/1952 M100- Departed
AN/TSQ-114A Trailblazer- Gone

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Unread post by Hambone » December 3rd, 2023, 9:46 pm

Well I thought we were going to a jet, company decided to stay with the turbine prop, they bought a Socata(Daher) TBM 940, it's an upgrade from the 850. My son said it had some cool features like auto throttle, but the coolest feature of this aircraft is the Home Safe button, if something happens to the pilot, just push the button and it will take you to the closest approved airport and land you. I think Piper makes a plane with that feature now. He said he broke his speed record the other day coming back from Ohio with a 130 mph tailwind, 460 mph and 525 on descent.
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Re: Up, Up and away

Unread post by rickf » December 3rd, 2023, 10:11 pm

Did they even have the last new one for a full year? Must be nice to be able to buy a 4 plus million dollar airplane every year!!!! Must be even better to be the guy that gets to fly them! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
1964 M151A1
1984 M1008
1967 M416
04/1952 M100
12/1952 M100- Departed
AN/TSQ-114A Trailblazer- Gone

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Unread post by Horst » December 4th, 2023, 7:20 am

Impressive, while I am not a fixed wing guy, this is for sure one on the top of the food chain
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1972 USMC M151A2 w/ROPS (ex Barstow) and M416
1962 M201 and trailer
1966 GTO,1982 E350 Skoolie, 1987 SJ413, 1987 911
Gone: 2xM35A2c, Unimog 404S, Hanomag AL28, DKW Munga

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Re: Up, Up and away

Unread post by Horst » December 4th, 2023, 7:29 am

my 2023 flying did slow down a bit.

I quit flying as a corporate pilot for a family, was a side job anyway but we went to nice destinations, this for example was Sardinia. Owner family however sucked and I am too old for that
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I did some flying with cameras, both on the A-Star and the EC135:
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Highlight this year was however getting my instrument rating on the EC135
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and quite a few simulator sessions on the EC
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1972 USMC M151A2 w/ROPS (ex Barstow) and M416
1962 M201 and trailer
1966 GTO,1982 E350 Skoolie, 1987 SJ413, 1987 911
Gone: 2xM35A2c, Unimog 404S, Hanomag AL28, DKW Munga

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Re: Up, Up and away

Unread post by Hambone » December 4th, 2023, 5:00 pm

rickf wrote:
December 3rd, 2023, 10:11 pm
Did they even have the last new one for a full year? Must be nice to be able to buy a 4 plus million dollar airplane every year!!!! Must be even better to be the guy that gets to fly them! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
They have deep pockets, my son is loving it, this ol poor country boy can't even imagine, though it is nice to tag along, he's flying to Colorado next month, he will be there 4 days, I'm going to tag along, may even build a snowman. :lol:

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That's some cool birds you fly, my son still has dreams of getting his chopper license, technology is crazy these days, those cockpits just blow me away, I never was good at video games.

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Re: Up, Up and away

Unread post by rickf » December 4th, 2023, 6:15 pm

I just saw a video from Munich and I don't think Horst is flying anywhere for a few days at least. Looks like they got dumped on with a big snowstorm.
1964 M151A1
1984 M1008
1967 M416
04/1952 M100
12/1952 M100- Departed
AN/TSQ-114A Trailblazer- Gone

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