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Author Topic: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green  (Read 7322 times)

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« Last Edit: July 23, 2013, 06:00:24 AM by Jessechop »

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2013, 06:52:22 AM »
Very good video.....Thanks Jesse

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2013, 07:12:27 AM »
The video seems to be loading for some, and not for others. This morning it loaded fine at my house. Now I cant get it to play on any of the computers here.

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2013, 08:47:30 AM »
Great video!! Thank you for sharing it.

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2013, 10:27:21 AM »
thanks Jess
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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2013, 10:55:48 AM »
Wow.  Great video.  I'm honored that I'm in that video around 2:54, in between shots of Bill.  Very well done by Bill Green.

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2013, 12:54:34 PM »
Looks like they will need to address those runway lights before the next event.

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2013, 04:27:37 PM »
Wow.  Thanks for posting.  It was a great video...brought tears to my eyes.

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2013, 05:33:52 PM »
VERY WELL PRESENTED...........I was surprised by the 'obstacle' light-base :?
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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #9 on: July 24, 2013, 01:40:26 AM »
Looks like they will need to address those runway lights before the next event.


If the runway was 90' wide I would say yes however I believe that runway is a lot wider...I don't see them (the owners) removing the lights and light platforms...then what, widen the airstrip even more?

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #10 on: July 24, 2013, 04:09:02 AM »
I believe the runway is said to be 300 feet wide. Check out some of the pictures taken from the starting line.
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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2013, 08:05:49 AM »
All of those old BUFF runways are at least 12000 X 300 feet. 

I would not expect those old lights to be removed, I think they still land aircraft in there. 

That was a great piece and a nice tribute to Bill.  Just reminds us all that it is racing and there is no guarantee of safety. 

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #12 on: July 24, 2013, 10:00:16 AM »
Not saying they need to be removed but perhaps they could put some more dirt around the bases so they are not sticking out of the ground so high?  My feeling is we should always learn something when a tragedy happens. 

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2013, 03:08:37 PM »
What I learned - Try to remember to smile as much as Bill did.

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Re: Great piece on Bill Warner and LTA by Bill Green
« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2013, 06:53:53 PM »
A few posts back I read that the runway is still "active" -- that is, planes could use it if the need arose.  I know when the local B52 base up here (K. I. Sawyer -- ask Stainless and John Boy about it) closed we asked about using the runway for LSR -- and were told that it was still active even if no one used it.  If there's a big yellow "X" at each end -- that's to tell pilots they are not to use the runway.  Does the Loring landing strip have the Xs?  If so -0- it'd seem that the lights didn't have a function any more and could be considered ready to remove (even though I betcha it'd cost BIG BUCKS!).  But if no yellow X - then it's still a runway first and an LSR strip second.

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