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Jun 19, 19, 8:29 pm
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Views: 1,774
Posted By Citabria

Reliever airports are where its at for this type...

Reliever airports are where its at for this type of mission: Whatever airline you choose, go BUR/SJC.

SFO ATC delays are no fun.
LAX is often a long taxi... your ground time can approach the...
Dec 31, 14, 12:37 am
Replies: 47
Views: 3,810
Posted By Citabria

Nah, just landed the Brasilia on 1R a few hours...

Nah, just landed the Brasilia on 1R a few hours back. That was fun! :D
Dec 27, 10, 10:25 pm
Replies: 173
Views: 12,998
Posted By Citabria

Question for the gurus.. I'm booked on a...

Question for the gurus..

I'm booked on a p.s. Flight in c JFK/SFO, originally scheduled 12/27, rebooked 12/30.. Can I be rebooked into continental F class (assuming here that continental operates...
Dec 20, 10, 3:21 pm
Replies: 5,660
Views: 903,784
Posted By Citabria

Certainly not! I own a Mooney and its a good...

Certainly not! I own a Mooney and its a good instrument platform, ice and convection notwithstanding. My screen-name predates my aircraft ownership, though I do miss that kind of flying....

Thanks...
Dec 20, 10, 10:05 am
Replies: 5,660
Views: 903,784
Posted By Citabria

FYI on the sigmet yesterday the person above was...

FYI on the sigmet yesterday the person above was asking about: I'm in the area and was thinking of going flying, too, to get some actual IMC before icing became a concern later in the day but was...
Nov 19, 10, 5:59 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,841
Posted By Citabria

I own and operate a four-seat single engine...

I own and operate a four-seat single engine airplane, a 1966 Mooney (yes, that old) and can offer some additional perspective.

I live not far from SJC. Last weekend, I went to the LA area for an...
Sep 11, 10, 12:36 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,376
Posted By Citabria

While I am against our TSA security theater in...

While I am against our TSA security theater in general, taking the time to properly identify individuals such as certain FAA employees is, in my opinion, a sensible thing for the TSA to do.
Apr 5, 10, 10:33 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,717
Posted By Citabria

So apparently only flammable liquids are allowed...

So apparently only flammable liquids are allowed on board? :D
Mar 3, 10, 11:54 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 16,330
Posted By Citabria

As a pilot -- who has visited towers such as SFO...

As a pilot -- who has visited towers such as SFO and the much more stressful (and critical to safety) environment of an approach control facility... I don't think this is at all a big deal. Improper,...
Jan 19, 10, 9:37 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,313
Posted By Citabria

Same here. I "forget" to take my baggie out. My...

Same here. I "forget" to take my baggie out. My poor memory has thus far not been reprimanded by the TSA.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 15, 10, 6:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,500
Posted By Citabria

It really is the way to travel isn't it? I've got...

It really is the way to travel isn't it? I've got to tag along on some corporate trips in the past and now fly a little airplane... no luxury but I'll take my way over an airline any day*

When I...
Jan 15, 10, 11:51 am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,714
Posted By Citabria

If you land even a few minutes early there is a...

If you land even a few minutes early there is a good chance you will make your 8pm connecting flight. So be sure you have confirmed seats on it. In Honolulu there is no need to leave the secure area...
Nov 2, 09, 10:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By Citabria

Mahalo for sharing this. Very interesting. Though...

Mahalo for sharing this. Very interesting. Though I picked up many bits and pieces of Hawaiian vocabulary growing up, I never learned any of the stars' names in Hawaiian (well, other than Hokulea of...
Oct 18, 09, 10:41 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,407
Posted By Citabria

I'm a bit confused too, but it was my...

I'm a bit confused too, but it was my understanding that Island Air was its own entity and never had anything to do with Mokulele or Go! ('express' or not).
Oct 15, 09, 8:53 am
Replies: 87
Views: 5,277
Posted By Citabria

I enjoy it because I'm a pilot (though not an...

I enjoy it because I'm a pilot (though not an airline pilot). I'd rather be flying the airplane, so when I have to be in back its interesting/entertaining to keep informed about whats going on.
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Sep 18, 09, 1:15 pm
Replies: 71
Views: 7,558
Posted By Citabria

What, exactly, is wrong with carrying an empty...

What, exactly, is wrong with carrying an empty magazine?

(I realize the story says she boarded with live ammo, which I can understand being prohibited). I'm just wondering if, for the sake of...
May 10, 09, 10:00 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,003
Posted By Citabria

I can't help you on any import/export issues but...

I can't help you on any import/export issues but for airline travel its pretty simple, from my couple of experiences:

Put it in a hard locked case, unloaded of course
Declare the firearm at...
May 4, 09, 12:09 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 10,895
Posted By Citabria

To the OP: Whether that was assault or not,...

To the OP:

Whether that was assault or not, legal or not, professional or not is not something I will comment on. However, given the conduct you describe yourself doing, I suggest that you not be...
Replies: 30
Views: 1,893
Posted By Citabria

(1) I don't see what the secret is (2) Since...

(1) I don't see what the secret is

(2) Since one view has been expressed, let me say that I hold the opposite view. I'm glad that pilots can choose to be armed.
Replies: 8
Views: 2,241
Posted By Citabria

Some additional clarification: Airports with...

Some additional clarification: Airports with airline service already have secured (SIDA) areas, which in the context of the apron of an airport are clearly marked and (should) be monitored or...
Mar 9, 09, 12:57 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,647
Posted By Citabria

You could always dress and act like "Pat", the...

You could always dress and act like "Pat", the SNL character, and try to get them to ask you your gender. I guess having "M" or "F" on your drivers license might nullify that.
Feb 22, 09, 12:04 am
Replies: 204
Views: 28,693
Posted By Citabria

Different tack: Make up a name tag that says...

Different tack:

Make up a name tag that says
"HELLO My name is:
Glen Tilton"

on your next united flight.
Dec 14, 08, 6:44 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,914
Posted By Citabria

Speaking of misadvice.. no offense: Perhaps...

Speaking of misadvice.. no offense:

Perhaps they aren't supposed to come out of the luggage carousel, but both times I've checked a long gun case (shotgun inside), the bags came right out along...
Nov 13, 08, 11:08 am
Replies: 5,660
Views: 903,784
Posted By Citabria

Hi AD, A recent article on avweb surprised...

Hi AD,

A recent article on avweb surprised me, stating that these newfangled "LPV" approaches (from GPS w/ WAAS allowing lateral and vertical guidance) have now outnumbered ILS installations in...
Nov 13, 08, 10:54 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,885
Posted By Citabria

Actually I own a Mooney M20E. I really miss...

Actually I own a Mooney M20E. I really miss Citabria flying. Most of my time was in a 7GCAA, though I flew the ECA and KCAB as well.

Anyway, sort of on topic, I was sort of poking at this fare...
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