Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by vulturetec, Jul 29, 2007.

  1. I've posted several aerial images in the various forums, and joepilot noted there are quite a few pilots on the forum - and suggested we make a thread talking about what we fly and have flown.

    So I'll start... been around airplanes all my life, currently own/fly an '85 Cessna 152 for fun. Also have had time in the following:

    Cessna 140
    Cessna 150
    Cessna 152
    Cessna 172
    Cessna 206(tu)
    Cessna 310H & R
    Piper J3
    Piper PA11
    Piper PA12
    Piper PA18
    Piper PA31
    Bell 47
    Diamond Katana DA20
    Beechcraft Bonanza

    Most time of my time is in the Bonanza, 140, and 152.

    36 years ago...

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  2. I'm not current but here's what I've got time in:

    Beoing B-17 :biggrin: (dual)
    That push-pull Cessna who's name I can't remember.

  3. I miss flying got to get back into the air.
    Trained on a PA-28-161
    Some time in the piper cub and Great Lakes.
    Checked out in C-152 and C-172
  4. Baywing


    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    I never did get a license, but I've had some stick time in:
    Cessna 152, 172
    Curtiss Fledgling (Pre-WWII Navy Trainer)
    DH Tiger Moth (WWII British Trainer)
    Auster (forget the model, looks like a WWII Birddog, high-wing)
    Great Lakes (Sport Biplane)
    Stampe (French Tiger Moth clone)
  5. T34B

    I've flown off USS Antietam, Lexington, Wasp, America, Independence, and Kitty Hawk.

    Thanks, Rich
  6. Rob


    Jul 28, 2005
    Truro, Cornwall, UK
    Chipmunk, fixed wing trainer.
    Bell G-4
    Sioux (Bell G-4 with Turbocharger)
    Gazelle (Aerospatiale)
    Sikorsky S-61N
    SA330J Puma
    AS332L Super Puma

    My night flying eyes. :)biggrin::biggrin:I kept them in a pocket, would wait until the passengers were loaded then turn round and ask where they wanted to go)


    Winch training with a lifeboat. Super Puma, I'd just finished my stint and then gone down on the wire to get some photos.

    View attachment 108544
  7. Mostly of my time is in the following aircraft:


    I have a few more hours in:

    Cessnas (various types)
    Some kind of Stearman
    A Piper something
    And probably a few others I can't remember right now.:confused:

    Me...getting shot off the boat:biggrin:

  8. spencer313

    spencer313 Guest

    Single Engine:
    Beech A36
    Cessna 172, 152, 150
    Cherokee 180
    Cherokee Warrior II
    J3 Cub
    J5 Cruiser
    Super Cub

    Zero Engine:
    Grob G-102, G-103
    Schweitzer 2-33, 1-26, 1-34
    Pilatus B4

    ...may be missing a couple.
  9. Unfortunately, I'm not current but have the license (SEL) to prove that at one time I knew how to "slip the surly bonds of earth ..."

    Official stick time:

    Piper Cherokee 140, 180 & 235
    Cessna 172
    Beech something (the "cheap" one they had back in the 60's ... below the Bonanza)
    Citabria (couple of hours of aerobatic basics)

    "Unofficial" stick time:

    KC-135 (did a few lazy turns on a couple of occasions)
    T-37 (full demo ... I did not throw up!!)
    F-16 (semi-full demo ... I did not throw up!!)
    KC-10 (simulator)
    C-17 (simulator)
    Japanese T-2


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  10. general


    Apr 30, 2005
    A few

    T-34, T-28, T-33, B-47, B-52, C-131, C-118, C-47, Cessna 150, Cessna 172, Piper Cherokee Six, Globe Swift, and a couple of others that I don't remember.
  11. Scotty_A


    Oct 20, 2006
    I am not current but am seriously considering getting back into flying as I am have an opportunity to fly at work. Most of my time is in the following aircraft.
    1. C-172
    2. C-152
    3. C-150
    4. T-34B
    5. C-402 (dual)

    Of the following, the T-34B was a blast to fly! Oh I did get about an hour on a EA-6B Simulator.
    Scotty A
  12. C-172
    C-182 Floats
    J3 - Floats
    J3 - Skies
    Cherokee 140
    Cherokee 180
    Mooney C
    Mooney F
    Mooney E
    Mooney R(?)

    Private earned in the Cherokee 140, smattering of time in the rest, except for the Mooney C. Most of my time was in one airplane, the Mooney C, with an inordinate amount of that time being IFR actual. Flew for several years on business trips almost weekly. GREAT tool! Good and bad thing having such a high percentage of time in one airplane. That plane and I new each other very well. Anytime I flew another plane, it gave me different feedback, and substantially increased the work load.
  13. Ah the envy!

    I am a serious armchair pilot (MS Flight Simulator) and airplane buff. Hope someday a kind soul would take me and my camera for a photo flight.

    Keep 'em coming. Love the photos.
  14. GBRandy


    Feb 28, 2006
    Green Bay, WI
    C 150
    C 152
    C 172
    C 182
    PA 28 - Archer
    PA 28R / 201 - Arrow
    PA 44 - Seminole
    PA 34 - 200 - Seneca II
    PA 31 - 350 - Navajo Chieftan ( my main drive these days)

    But my two favorites:

    PJ-3 Piper Cub on floats - 10 hours for my seaplane rating

    C-500 - Cessna Citation - .3 in the left seat for high altitude check out.

    Fun thread. :)

    EDIT: for some shots...I'll stick some J3 ones in later...


  15. GBRandy


    Feb 28, 2006
    Green Bay, WI
    It's called a mix master....errr....Skyrocket....C-337.

    This lovely, aerodynamic thing of beauty :) (not my shot, but borrowed from Controller...the online sales authority for aircraft.)

  16. Dan Berg

    Dan Berg

    Mar 29, 2007
    ATP Corporate pilot 32 years
    16,800tt and counting

    ce525a (CJII)Presently flying
    ce525 (CJI)
    Be C-90 -10,000 hours in 17 years. What a great airplane.
    Be 200
    Single engine to far back to remember.

    Dan Berg
  17. joepilot


    Mar 21, 2007
    Richmond Va.
    Wow nice turn out so far! Good job Scott. As a kid I always loved airplanes and wanted to learn to fly .Thirty years later while at NAS Oceana airshow my wife says "Why don't you take flying lessons" Monday after airshow had first lesson.
    Some time in
    Cessna 140 , 150, 152, 172, 170, 177, 182, 310
    Piper PA28-140, PA28-161, Pacer
    Mooney M20c
    Christian Eagle (dual time fun)
    Grumman AA5B
    1/2 owner of Pa28-161 N927PA
    New flying Buddy


  18. In a scooter? You need to add it to your list.

    Thanks, Rich

  19. It's there.

    TA-4J...student:eek: in the training command (on The America, no less)
  20. GBRandy


    Feb 28, 2006
    Green Bay, WI
    Cool shots Joe...nothing like kids in the airplane. A 2005 favorite of mine:

    Nikon D100 no less.....