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Thread: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts

Message: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts

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From: Randy Reed <reedrandy at yahoo.com>

Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 13:28:55 UTC


Message:

  
I vote for the poor guy hitting the water.  At least
he can prove it.  randy reed

--- Virginia Jacobson <Virginia at odysseypub.com> wrote:
> Well ............. For Sure! We want to be fair to
> everyone.
> 
> This has been kind of fun break, lets say we give it
> until 1800 EDT
> and tab the votes
> 
> So far this morning, we have
> 
> One vote for Steve Pennypacker, KG, Chris Burns (You
> guys do things
> strange down there) and myself (thank you Carl but
> you're crazy)
> 
> 
>
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> ----------
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Stephen Seidel
> To: Virginia M. Jacobson
> Cc: acro at gf24.de
> Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 3:10 AM
> Subject: Re: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts
> 
> 
> <G>
> Will the results be TBLP normalized in an effort to
> be fair?
> 
> Stephen Seidel
> IAC 52
> 
> "Virginia M. Jacobson" wrote:
> 
>   All right ladies and gentleman.Have we heard form
> all the
> contestants in this fishing extravaganza? I think it
> should be close
> to time to cast our votes for our favorite composers
> of the brilliant
> poses we've had the delight to read. I for one do
> find it difficult to
> pick a winner but I do know who I vote for as the
> worst humorist. I
> think that honor should go to none other than
> myself. Not only did my
> pose lack real imagination and was grammatically
> offending it also
> lacked the witticism that others expressed so well.
> I know from my
> past few posts that many may find it hard to believe
> but I am a
> college graduate and no, not from "Three Stooges U"
> which should of
> been painfully apparent. In my humble opinion I
> believe that Steve
> Pennypacker, Klein Gilhousen and Randy Reed are in
> the top three. Lets
> say that we cast our votes and get back to more
> serious conversations
> after all it is flying season.
>
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> --------
> 
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Klein Gilhousen
>   To: acro at gf24.deSent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 5:52
> PMSubject: [Acro]
> Re: Landing Pitts
>    At 07:54 AM 02/05/29, Steve Pennypacker wrote:
>   >I don't really feel that bad for him.  If he'd
> been flying a Pitts,
> he
>   >never would have even realized there was a
> blizzard 'cuz ya caint
> see
>   >nuttin' no-how.  The Pitts doesn't have a heater,
> so he would have
> been
>   >dressed for the cold, sparing his digits from the
> deep-freeze.  And
> that
>   >bull woulda shown a whole lot more respect.....
>   Well, this explains a lot.  I've been wondering
> why Pitts pilots fly
> so
>   lousy in the box.  Here it is.....they can't see
> where they're going
> or
>   what they're doing.  Thanks for clearing this up
> for me Steve.
> Actually,
>   with this realization, its a wonder to me the
> Pitts pilots fly as
> well as
>   they do, what with being basically IFR all the
> time.  I guess this
> also
>   explains the occasional inverted ILS that I've
> witnessed Pitts
> pilots doing
>   from time to time.
> 
>   As for being dressed for the cold, clearly, Mr.
> Pennypacker has
> never been
>   to Montana in the winter.  I find it necessary to
> wear my snowmobile
> suit,
>   boots and gloves here even in the summer.  Flying
> in winter is a who
>   'nother thing entirely.  As for the buffalo
> showing a Pitts respect,
> it's
>   obvious to even a sex-crazed bull buffalo that a
> Pitts is just plain
> ugly.
> 
>   Klein Gilhousen
>   Bozeman, MT
> 
> 
>   >On Wednesday, May 29, 2002 1:38 AM, Virginia
> Jacobson
>   >[SMTP:Virginia at odysseypub.com] wrote:
>   > > That is a real bummer Klein.
>   > >
>   > > When everyone has chimed in we should take a
> vote for the one
> with the
>   > > most imaginative recounts of their adventures.
> Because we know
>   > > everyone is telling the truth and none of
> these are STORIES that
> would
>   > > otherwise be considered beer induced! <G>.
>   > >
>   > > Virginia
>   > >
>   >
> >
>
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> --
>   > > ----------
>   > >
>   > > ----- Original Message -----
>   > > From: Klein Gilhousen
>   > > To: acro at gf24.de
>   > > Cc: acro at gf24.de
>   > > Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 2:40 AM
>   > > Subject: [Acro] Re: Landing Pitts
>   > >
>   > >
>   > > Here in the Big Skies of Montana we have just
> the opposite sort
> of
>   > > problem.  On my 180,000 acre ranch I have
> absolutely no problem
> with
>   > > runway
>   > > length or width.  My runway is truly vast.
>   > >
>   > > However, one winter's day after a long
> practice flight a sudden
>   > > blizzard
>   > > blew in.  I was able to set up a slow descent
> by flying the
> cannonical
>   > > southern heading using the compass to a safe
> touchdown even
> though I
>   > > could
>   > > see absolutely nothing.  But that is when the
> real trouble
> began.  I
>   > > had to
>   > > camp out under the wing for three days because
> I couldn't find
> my way
>   > > back
>   > > to the ranch house in the blizzard.  Lost
> three toes and a
> finger to
>   > > frostbite.  And a wandering bull buffalo
> thought my Extra was a
> cow
>   > > and
>   > > attempted to mate with it doing considerable
> damage.
>   > >
>   > > Klein Gilhousen
>   > > Bozeman, MT
>   > >
>   > > At 04:21 PM 02/05/28, Rparker wrote:
>   > > >I'm surprised we have heard nothing from
> Florida and gator
> alley
>   > > before the
>   > > >Interstates. Where are you Florida ?
>   > > >Bob Parker
> 
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