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Saw 200 knots once from St. John's to Hibernia @ 9000', (85 knots on the tail) trying to get on top (for fun)..........strange all the weird noises you hear when your up high. :shock: :shock:

 

 

...then on the other hand, on approach to runway 16 in Torbay, 120 kias makin 15 good over the ground.... Gander ATC.."ah......you guys gotta a problem" :rolleyes::rolleyes:

 

overheard this one the other day here in St. John's and thought it was hiliarious,

a aircraft in front of us has just completed a approach to mins

 

TWR: any comments on that approach

 

Clown: Well since you asked ,I would have to say, it was very very well flown. :up: :up:

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well this not a helicopter story, and I wasn't flying, but I was in the back seat of a J-3 Cub once,,,,,,fighting a brisk headwind, and as we chugged our way along this ridge line, I glanced over to my left to see a small group of cows walking faster than us flying. A J-3 feels like you are a childs kite on a string, definitely flying, but not going anywhere fast....

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In the Shushwap Language, "Kinbasket" actually means...big windy lake where kokanee salmon are plentiful and deer run free and big white men with golden hair fly 407's and 212's, except for Matt "spin the wrong way" Callighan, plus a few other braves from the sacred tribe of the Codfish.

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