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    Tom Charlton
    "The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  • #2
    Never flown a J-3. I have flown 115 HP and 150 HP Super Cubs. Mucho fun

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      • #4
        My very first airplane ride was in the front seat of Uncle Art's J-3.

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        • #5
          Oh...Ok, just start typing, don't look for a cursor...

          I have had a lot of fun in a J-3, one thing I remember as a blast, was flying off a grass airport (Belle Glade,FL) (used to be grass) at about 10pm on a clear full moonlit night. ( don't mention the lack of lights...) In a time before kids....long long ago.
          Last edited by Jeff Hartmann; 12-03-2017, 12:57.

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          • #6
            Now I'm just playing with the new stuff...

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            • #7
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              Last edited by Jeff Hartmann; 12-03-2017, 14:24. Reason: Edited for attempt to fix...

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              • #8
                Cindy, in a time before kids, lightning bolt corrected later by the owner. He literally bought a case of spray cans and repainted the fuselage. I can't remember the color...but it was a tractor yellow that matched very well.

                ( I thought I was adding this to the above post...oh well..)

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Jeff Hartmann View Post
                  ( don't mention the lack of lights...)
                  Hi Jeff,

                  Lack of lights<g>.
                  "The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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                  • #10
                    Tom Charlton
                    "The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Tom Charlton View Post
                      Tom Charlton
                      The other guys give the Cubs a head-start?

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                      • #12
                        I did ask not to mention....

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Stephanie Belser View Post
                          The other guys give the Cubs a head-start?
                          Tom Charlton

                          "The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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                          • #14
                            From the "Archives - Freeze 'n' Sneeze 2007"

                            I never said that my middle name was Grace . . .
                            Tom Tyson-A&P

                            Pilots without Mechanics are just Pedestrians with fancy watches . . .
                            ( . . . and Mechanics without Pilots are Unemployed.)

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Mase Taylor View Post
                              My very first airplane ride was in the front seat of Uncle Art's J-3.
                              My first flight (circa 1960) was also in a J-3 at the Burlington NC airport. It was also the first time I ever saw a sailplane.

                              "Just move on, kid. Nothing to see here . . ."

                              - TT
                              Last edited by Tom Tyson; 12-05-2017, 10:32. Reason: Grammar Nazis . . . sheesh !
                              Tom Tyson-A&P

                              Pilots without Mechanics are just Pedestrians with fancy watches . . .
                              ( . . . and Mechanics without Pilots are Unemployed.)

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