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N8741V — - Cleaning the wheels back in 1988
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N8741V —

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Cleaning the wheels back in 1988

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ken kemper
John......

Super Shot !!!!
RainbowRiver
NUTS!
Kerry Ahearn
Angels' wings required.
Rick VanSice
Thats awfully dangerous....wouldn't be caught dead "flathatting" like that unless of course I would not care if I goofed, the wind caught me, and took me to my ultimate end.
skylab72
Rick, I think you are an inobservant killjoy. Note that the water ahead of the plane, it is a very calm day, (plus the grasses on the bank are quietly standing at attention). The surface depression is minimal, (the splash has more to do with velocity differential than energy transfer). All the flight controls are at perfectly neutral positions, (the pilot has complete control of the aircraft with maximum error margins in every direction). This flight condition is safer and easier to do than touching down with the intent to land with a floatplane.
Ben Davis
1988? What camera, mount and technique were used to capture this shot before the GoPro era?
Gene Baity
An accident looking for a place to happen.
av8rdav
Dave Riggs tried this in China in a Lancair and killed himself and an 18 year old journalist.
Glenn Mottley
Don't know what this is about but it reminds me of an expression I heard in my squadron when I was in the Navy.....something about "there's old pilots and bold pilots but few old, bold pilots.
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
19-Aug-2022 CH7BPortland-Hillsboro () 02:17PM PDT En Route
18-Aug-2022 CH7BIndependence State ()Portland-Hillsboro () 01:27PM PDT 01:56PM PDT 0:29
18-Aug-2022 CH7BAurora State ()Independence State () 11:21AM PDT 11:47AM PDT 0:26
18-Aug-2022 CH7BStark's Twin Oaks Airpark ()Aurora State () 08:55AM PDT 09:48AM PDT 0:53
18-Aug-2022 CH7BPortland-Hillsboro ()Stark's Twin Oaks Airpark () 07:56AM PDT 08:04AM PDT 0:07
17-Aug-2022 CH7BNear Astoria, ORPortland-Hillsboro () 07:28PM PDT 08:03PM PDT 0:35
17-Aug-2022 CH7BPortland-Hillsboro ()Near Kelso, WA 02:45PM PDT Last seen 03:14PM PDT 0:29
16-Aug-2022 CH7BCorvallis Muni ()Portland-Hillsboro () 11:27AM PDT 12:23PM PDT 0:56
16-Aug-2022 CH7BMc Minnville Muni ()Corvallis Muni () 10:28AM PDT 10:54AM PDT (?) 0:26
16-Aug-2022 CH7BPortland-Hillsboro ()Mc Minnville Muni () 08:52AM PDT 09:22AM PDT (?) 0:30
15-Aug-2022 CH7BPortland-Hillsboro ()Portland-Hillsboro () 01:26PM PDT 02:03PM PDT 0:37
08-Aug-2022 CH7BStark's Twin Oaks Airpark ()Portland-Hillsboro () 01:13PM PDT 01:55PM PDT 0:42
08-Aug-2022 CH7BPortland-Hillsboro ()Stark's Twin Oaks Airpark () 12:48PM PDT 12:57PM PDT 0:08
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