fantom

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About fantom

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    Gary in SoFL @ KHWO
  • Birthday 01/05/1995

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    Davie, Florida
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    '94 MSE 'J'

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  1. From Dave: Dear Mooney Enthusiast,We had a good meeting in December. The weather was low IFR, but 4 Mooneys and several cars brought 16 people out for a nice lunch in Punta Gorda.Our next event will be this Saturday, January 13, at the Leesburg Airport. The local EAA Chapter will be cooking hamburgers and hotdogs for us at their hanger. After lunch we will have cars take whoever is interested to our house ( a 15 or 20 minute car ride) to see Ruth’s outdoor garden railroad. She has 1,000 linear feet of G-gauge track in 4 loops and, weather permitting, we should have 6 trains running. Rides back to the airport will also be provided.All events start at 11:30.Please check your e-mail before attending as sometimes I make last minute changes for various reasons.Future ScheduleJanuary 13, 2018, Leesburg (LEE) Chapter 534 of the EAA will cook us hot dogs and hamburgers in their hanger. Afterwards we will transport everyone that wants to see Ruth’s garden railroad (1,000 linear feet of G gauge track in 4 loops, with probably 6 trains running) to our house and back.February 10, Bartow (BOW)March 10, Fort Pierce (FPR)April 14, New Smyrna Beach (EVB) at the Lost LagoonI really appreciate it if you can e-mail me (daveanruth@aol.com) by Thursday night of the week of the event and let me know if you are going to try to make it, so I can call the restaurant on Friday with a head count. No one is obligated to come if they told me they are coming and can’t make it for mechanical, weather, health, or any other reason.Hope to see you soon,Dave and Ruth
  2. Repaint Cost

    Without names and/or tail numbers, I don't buy that story. Sorry, but I've been viewing Hawk paint jobs for twenty years, have spoken to 100's of owners and have never heard of one such complaint. However, I have heard and read of ArtCarved issues right here on MS. Hopefully they were just growing pains. You pays your $$, you takes your chances....
  3. From Dave: Dear Mooney Enthusiast, We had IFR weather with rain, cloud, and light turbulence for our last event in Vero Beach, but three Mooneys brought 8 people together for a good time visiting and eating. Our next event will be this Saturday, December 9 at Punta Gorda (PGD) at 11:30. The forecast for Saturday at PGD is currently mostly Sunny, so hopefully it will be a nice day. All events start at 11:30. Please check your e-mail before attending as sometimes I make last minute changes for various reasons. Future Schedule December 9, (PGD) January 13, 2018, Leesburg (LEE) Chapter 534 of the EAA will cook us hot dogs and hamburgers in their hanger. Afterwards we will transport everyone that wants to see Ruth’s garden railroad (1,000 linear feet of G gauge track in 4 loops, with probably 6 trains running) to our house and back. February 10, Bartow (BOW) March 10, Fort Pierce (FPR) I really appreciate it if you can e-mail me by Thursday night of the week of the event and let me know if you are going to try to make it, so I can call the restaurant on Friday with a head count. No one is obligated to come if they told me they are coming and can’t make it for mechanical, weather, health, or any other reason. Hope to see you soon, Dave and Ruth
  4. In spite of IFR weather last month 10 people in 7 Mooney's flew into Flagler for lunch. A good time was had by these competent instrument pilots and passengers. The next event will be this Saturday, November 11, at Vero Beach (KVRB) at 11:30. Future Schedule: November 11, Vero Beach (VRB) December 9, Punta Gorda (PGD) January 13, 2018: Leesburg (LEE). EAA Chapter 534 will cook hamburgers and hot dogs in their hanger, and then we car pool anyone interested to Dave's home to see Ruth’s outdoor garden railroad. They usually have 6 or 7 G gauge trains running on her four loops and 1,000 feet of track. February 10, Bartow (BOW) March 10, Fort Pierce (FPR). Please e-mail Dave (DaveanRuth@aol.com) by Thursday to let him know if you are going to attend. He then calls the restaurant on Friday with an approximate head count. No one is obligated to come if something better comes up, or the weather is to daunting. Get out and do some flying!
  5. It's a simple courtesy to let us know what your reaction to advise is, Bert. School is now out
  6. No surprise, Mike! Well deserved and well done.
  7. Our last event was canceled because of Hurricane Irma. Most members reported minimal or no damage to their property with the exception of one member whose plane was damaged while flying it out of state. Unfortunately we all know who that is. Luckily no one was injured in the incident, and the Mooney will live to fly again. Our next event will be this Saturday, October 14, at High Jackers Bar & Grill at the Flagler Airport (FIN) at 11:30. Future Schedule: October 14, Flagler (FIN) November 11, Vero Beach (VRB) December 9, Punta Gorda (PGD) Try to email Dave (daveanruth@aol.com) by Thursday night to let him know if you plan on attending. He then gives the restaurant an approximate head count. No one is obligated to come if they can’t make it for any reason.. Hope to see you soon!
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    Don't know....it's been deleted
  9. Hurricane Irma

    I bet there are a lot of wings available, out and about. Heck, many of them are attached to old M20's that are selling for a lot less than $90K, and they might even have a decent and usable prop. I suggest you call Maxwell, flyboy. He has saved too many Mooney's to count!
  10. It's Raining Planes :-(

    As I get further away from GA, I haven't been posting all the fatal and mostly stupid pilot tricks I read about. Here is a M20C one that happened a few days ago: http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/hauppauge-pilot-dies-in-plane-crash-that-killed-race-driver-1.14211684
  11. Sorry to tell you that it's far from over....we've been battling it for five years, and like a virus, it keeps coming back. No, the initial SS# was made public by a local hospital, NOT my name on MS
  12. Hurricane Irma

    Me too.....and I think you can do it!
  13. Hurricane Irma

    WOW.......and we wonder why the factory isn't a thriving business. Have you turned the plane over to anyone yet?