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06-22-2006, 11:27 AM
guys & ladies, I just got back from Menzie's. I now have a private rotorcraft-gyroplane rating.
Ron Menzie is a very nice man, and is very knowledgeable with gyro's
06-22-2006, 11:37 AM
Thank you, Vance
06-22-2006, 11:45 AM
Congratulations, Brent! Wonderful achievement.
I fondly remember training with Ron for my solo sign-off a few years ago in the yellow egg- no stab in those days.
06-22-2006, 12:07 PM
Is ron busy?
06-22-2006, 12:15 PM
That's a good on ya', Brent.
What's in the future? We have a need for instructors.;)
06-22-2006, 12:37 PM
Thanks guys, I have been thinking of doing some instructing. But not for a few years of more experience 1st. Ron's RAF has the Sparrowhawk conversion. Its flys very nice. I also me Mr. Foster there. Today I think he is taking his CFI for helicopters. Going to try to fly to Mentone next month with Tim, But not much on tent sleeping.
06-22-2006, 12:39 PM
Congratulations on your rating, Brent. I'm right on your heels. Just after you left, another two RAF 2000's showed up for conversion. Man, is Ron keeping busy!
See you later,
Ed in Columbus
06-22-2006, 12:59 PM
Ya Ron was busy. I truly hope its an upward swing for the gyro community.
Are you still at Ron's Ed. It would be nice to see your machine at Mentone.
06-22-2006, 01:24 PM
Way to go Brent, how does it feel to be the newest gyro pilot in the USA? Many safe hours of flying, and enjoy the privlidge of flight in a gyro that so few people get to experience.
Scott heger,laguna Niguel, Ca N86SH
06-22-2006, 02:04 PM
Congradulations Brent. I got my gyro add-on with Ron way back in 2001. Seems like yesterday. Enjoy your ticket.
06-22-2006, 04:57 PM
Great Job Brent! Congrats!
06-22-2006, 05:26 PM
Brent, welcome to the land of the insurable! :)
06-22-2006, 07:06 PM
06-23-2006, 06:15 AM
Good Going! Congrats!!
06-24-2006, 03:24 PM
Ron really is a nice CFI He sure likes those take-off and landings.
06-24-2006, 03:43 PM
I also me Mr. Foster there. Today I think he is taking his CFI for helicopters. Going to try to fly to Mentone next month with Tim, But not much on tent sleeping.
This just in: Steve Foster passed his Helicopter CFI check ride yesterday afternoon. Way to go, Steve!
06-24-2006, 04:33 PM
Way to go Steve.
06-25-2006, 03:58 PM
Way to Go Brent,
Did you get a straight gyro ticket or add on from a fw ?
It was about 5 months ago I was at Rons hangar going thru the paces.
How is Mr Menzie ? And his crazy little dog ?
06-25-2006, 04:01 PM
Brent: Another congratulations to you. This is always good to see someone achieve these milestones.....
06-26-2006, 06:36 AM
Thanks guys. And Congrats Steve on your CFI for copter.
Ya Ron's dog is hyper her name is Sophie. She minds real well, better than most women.
06-29-2006, 08:55 AM
Am going there next Wed for a few more hours. I will kiss Sophie for you...
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