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    New Member Cameron

    Hello, everyone. I wanted to introduce myself. I am a student pilot approaching my first solo. I recently purchased a B23 Musketeer many of you are probably familiar with, N26TD. My intention is to use it to gain my private, instrument, and build hours toward my commercial. I am located in Southeast Missouri. The plane is located at KCGI.





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    “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln

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    Cameron, Welcome to the BAC! This is a great place for you to ask any questions about flying that you may have. We have many who are very knowledgeable flying these Musketeers which we knick name "mice". We do have a safety director, Paul Webin, who is a professional flight instructor who is also available for discussion about whatever subject you may desire to learn more about. We have a very active BAC member just up stream from you at Florissant, MO, Steve Powers, who is also an A&P. He can help you with flying questions, but more than that, he is also an A&P, so if you have any maintenance questions, I am sure he would be happy to assist you. During the day he is busy putting hydraulic systems in fighter jets, but he is available the rest of the time. Finally, you are in the North Central Region of the BAC and I currently serve as your director. I am available to visit with you on just about anything. Here is my contact info:
    Phone: home 308-345-1755, cell 308-340-7283, and office 308-345-2995. e-mail: niechiro@qwestoffice.net.
    Let me know if there is anything we can do for you.
    Mike Nielsen
    North Central Region Director
    McCook, NE
    Last edited by niechiro; 03-10-2017 at 11:38 AM.
    Mike Nielsen
    McCook, NE
    Sierra N9164S

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    Welcome to BAC Cameron! Very nice plane, hope you enjoy her and get that PPL soon, need you to cross country your plane to BACFest 2017!
    Michael Dunlevie


    States 9185S has taken me to, so far.

    It has ever been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. Abraham Lincoln

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    Cameron,

    Congratulations on your choice of aircraft, and welcome to the best aircraft owners group around! As Mike said, you will find many folks here willing to share their knowledge and passion for flying and owning a Mouse.

    Bob
    Always have an "out"

    Bob Prange
    N6928Q
    Musketeer Custom III
    M1070
    Manufactured Nov 1, 1967
    KHWY
    Warrenton, VA

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    Thanks, all. I don't have a lot to base it on, but I love the mouse, so far. I lucked into a great plane. I was looking for a Cherokke 140 when 26TD kind of fell in my lap. No regrets at all. Can't wait to solo, so I can start making real progress towards my private.
    “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln

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    If anyone out there has a topic for group discussion we can set up an imeet. We usually get a range of ideas and very useful information.

    Paul Werbin
    Flight Ops/Safety director.

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    Welcome Cameron!!! Congrats on 26TD. I am on the other side of Missouri, Southwest MO in Springfield (3DW). I wish you all the best on the education. I look forward to hearing about your success.
    Chris Nowak
    3DW - Springfield, MO


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    Welcome Cameron! I am at Kset just north of St Louis. I have been in contact with the Brad Mitchell about flyin to Sikeston to visit Lambert's Should be on the 22nd or 23rd of apr. When we get a firm date nailed down it will be posted on the events calendar and a forum post. Even if you have to drive your more than welcome to join in.
    Steve Powers
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    Sounds great. I am confident I should be able to fly down by then. If not, my instructor is a friend. He may want to go down as well. I have shot touch and goes at SIK.
    “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln

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    Cameron,

    Welcome to BAC! Very nice mouse, a stable platform for the PPL and instrument ratings.
    Gary Mascelli
    PP-ASEL-IA
    N6708R - BE23

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