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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 9:40 pm
by huronflyer
Can anyone give us the coordinates to Dale George's Big Bay fly-in near Lake Huron on the August 1st weekend.


PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:12 am
by Shannon
[B]Dale Kramer to Speak at Big Bay Lazair Fly-in
Everyone is invited to fly-in, trailer-in or drive-in to the largest Lazair fly-in of 2008. Dale George's Lazair fly-in attracted a record ten Lazair ultralights last year.

[b]This year the event will be held August 1, 2 & 3rd. Special guest will be Lazair designer Dale Kramer, who will be giving a talk about this classic aircraft design and answer questions.

Location is N44 46 35.2 W80 57 53.7

Directions: The airfield is near the hamlet of Big Bay on Hwy 1, which runs from Owen Sound to Wiarton along the coast of Georgian Bay. Take Coles Sideroad south from Hwy 1 about 1 km and you will see the strip, home and hangers on the east side of the road.

For more information contact Dale George at home at 519-534-5572 or his shop at 519-534-1388

PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 1:26 pm
by russell
Just for you Shannon.

PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:41 am
by yankeflyer
That sure looks like a good time to me. Hey Russell I got one my pioneers running but it won't stay running. Electric fuel pump is surprisingly loud , I just don't see any travel the summer, I'm afraid I'm still in shock and awe of five dollars a gallon for diesel. :angry:

PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:19 pm
by russell
As you know those Pioneers are diaphram carbs so they're designed to suck. Suck fuel I mean, they are good carbs. Anyhow, any positive pressure put on the fuel supply can flood the engine. They aren't designed for positive supply pressure. Try that.

PostPosted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:42 am
by huronflyer
Runway generally East to West
arrow on runway
Elavation 784; 1500'
White hanger
Circuits north
Wiarton 10 miles west
122.2 (maditory frequency)
Owen Sound (UNICOM)
When talking to channel, talk to "Private Big BAY"
Big Bay will monitor both channels.
(One official on ground.)
There will be several NORDO flights.

44 46 20.24 N
80 57 27.71 W