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  • Who wants avbug to write a book?

    Votes: 111 43.7%
  • Who doesn't want avbug to write a book?

    Votes: 31 12.2%
  • Who doesn't care if he writes a book?

    Votes: 104 40.9%
  • Who wiil support him financially if he writes the book?

    Votes: 18 7.1%

  • Total voters
    254
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AVBuGS Adventures and insights

Who wants avbug to write a book?

Who doesn't want avbug to write a book?

Who doesn't care if avbug writes a book?

Finally, who would support avbugs book finacially?
 
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dmspilot00

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If he wanted to "write" a book all he would have to do is make a compilation of all the things he's already written :)
 
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would definately be interesting reading to say the least-

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Clownpilot

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Write a book

I think it would be great if he wrote a book.

It'll be in the fantasy section.

Please stop flying first.
 

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Avbug book

He should write three books; an autobiography, a novel and a textbook!

PS-Screenplays for a movie and TV show, too!
 
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Avbug writing a novel?

Look out, Tom Clancy!
 

Saabslime

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I think it would be great if he wrote a book.
It'll be in the fantasy section

More like the fiction section. I don't doubt that this guy's a pilot but I think his stories are a bit exaggerated. I have a friend who's been doing the same type of flying Avbug claims to be doing out of Greybull (sp?) Wyoming and after he read some of Avbug's posts all he could do was laugh. I'm not saying everything he's posted on this board is a farse but it has more entertainment value than anything else. Avbug, it's time to put away the copy of Always dude.
 

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childrens section

childrens section..
Actually if you read his posts he is quite vague about the specifics of his flying. I guess he is a pilot but mainly a mechanic, flies mainly light aircraft, and possibly has been thrown a bone in letting him fly the Dromader M18T SEAT. He won't post his PIC in Heavy tankers as he makes it sound he has some(maybe he has some FE time).
Seems as though there are probably not too many Dromader M18T SEAT's in action so if there is one in greybull your buddy probably knows avbug and laughed because he knew him.
He posts not only on this boad but on others as well. Loooks like he puts up over 10 LENGTHY posts a day. Recently he threatened to kick Clownpilots aZZ up around his shoulders because he was real good at it. I am sure I will be next, might be an improvement on my looks, who knows.
Guess I wouldn't be too suprized if thought this was a model airplane board and just got a little confused...
I am reviewing old ultimate fighting championship videos and WWF lineups for any butt kickers named AVBUG.
 

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Avbug

There are many people that write posts for these boards. Few convey the passion that Avbug does for his profession.

There are others, Surplus 1 as example, that also write in clear and concise manner, expressing clearly what is not only a vocation but a advocation.

This afternoon I had the opportunity to talk with one of the Murray brothers. We talked of people --- Connie Kalitta, Mike Goldburg, Tom Christopher, George Batchleor, Zantops, and others. We talked of DC8's, Electras, Volpars, and auto parts.

Earlier I had talked with another friend of Ag Cats with Pt6 engines, GPS, night vision, and montains in Columbia. There was taking some planes back from Africa, airfields in southern Honduras, firefighting, and other places with no names.

There are people on these boards that have been there. There are others that mock, that make fun of them. They lust for that commercial airline job making the big bucks. They fly planes, they are not aviators.
 

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I don't fly out of GEY, but I did work there once, and yes, I had some FE time there. However, my time was primarily pilot time in the PB4Y-2, and C-130A. A little time in the P2V-7, and other misc aircraft, but not enough at any one time to be significant. I was also a mechanic there in the Part 145 repair station, and an inspector for the same.

If the buddy who works at GEY is a pilot for H&P and has any experience, he will be compelled to agree with everything I've written; it's from experience, and it's no exaggeration.

There are quite a few Dromader M18's out there doing SEAT work; it's the most common SEAT aircraft. However, there are only a couple with turbine engines, and I was fortunate enough to land one this year.

Getting a SEAT position is a lot harder than getting a heavy position. I've done both (this being my first SEAT year), and I know. There are no SEAT aircraft at GEY; they tried it once and the effort failed.

Gsrc, since you're such an expert, do you happen to hold an initial attack card, yourself? Didn't think so. How about your buddy?
 

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Avbug

<<Gsrc, since you're such an expert, do you happen to hold an initial attack card, yourself?>>

Are you kidding? They wouldn't let me fly something like that. Perhaps you missed the fact that I am a podunk(or poadunk). Basically, I was just wondering your status and you filled me in. Thank you. With that information I will have a better idea of where you are coming from when you write stuff. Your enthusiastic posts have more than demonstrated your mechanical knowledge, just wasn't sure about your flying. Coulda been true, coulda been exagerated, coulda been bs...I'll take you at your word from now on and that makes your posts even cooler to read.

Carry on :)
 

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Hello everyone,
I've been reading this Avbug's post here, but mostly at a crop duster's site for something like two years I think. He sure has a way of putting words together, that's for sure.
I've ask around to find out who this guy is. I had one person claimed to know him but refused to get into it. The man seamed to get upset cause I was asking. I wasn't looking to put a contract out on him or anything, just wanted to know if he was for real, that's all.
I believe he is a very accomplished pilot, can't tell you why, just a feeling. He appears to know just a little to much about Ag flying to be BS'ing.
This man has come at me hard time about a, lets just say a subject outside aviation and leave it at that. I've crossed paths with some very unique people that were blessed to able to do and excell in a lot of fields. Avbug appears to be one of these individuals. Is he for real, I don't know for sure.
I'll say this about the guy, he's helped me many times, he's pissed me off bad a few times to. Sometimes I just say darn that guy, how does he find out about all this stuff. But, I'd read his book. He would make a good writer for someone like Gliem publications doing those study manuals, I met some of those guy's and they are all Avbug's..LOL. So, I say let's go easy on the guy and support him any way we can.
Good Luck Avbug.
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Boy Avbug, you've got quite a following here with quite the Mystique to boot. Personally, for what it's worth I too knew someone who was in the DC-6 flying tankers, based in PRC for the fire seasons. He had some great stories. Met lot's of tanker pilots there, along with other assorted Forest Service pilots in unique planes...all unusual folks. A unique breed to say the least!


I think your posts are informative, level headed and speak of experience. I enjoy reading them to boot! Just for kicks and grins you should really start documenting all your adventures. If not for a book, then perhaps for when you get up in the years - you can look back and smile as you relive the past!
 

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Re: Avbug

publisher said:

They fly planes, they are not aviators.
That observation is a distinction that few are able to make. But, it is very real.
 

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DB,

I was sorry to see the Ag Update board go down. Has Bill managed to get the kinks ironed out and a new board up yet?

Didn't mean to piss ya off. Unfortunately, if I had to live with myself, I'd divorce myself in a week (or probably shoot myself, whichever came first...fortunately I've learned to become catatonic the minute I get in from work....).

I think I know who you contacted at the ag site for info. If he happened to explain why he couldn't say anything, it would be clear...but that's a catch 22, I guess. (Great book, too). He's in the same boat, as well. I'm not sure why he got upset, other than he probably just wanted to talk about something else. It's all business.

No books. The only reason I keep track of some experiences is because they make good examples to punctuate a point. Usually the point is about my screwup; I've got enough screw-up stories to fill a healthy book. A lot of times it's easier to share one of these, than to make the same point at somebody else's expense.
 

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It would HAVE to be better than Shane Osborne's book. Man, the BS filter was sure left off at the publisher's on that one.....
 

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I was in MSO yesterday yes, lookin for avbug. I walked past a packed local watering hole and I thought maybe I could find him or some story of him there. Then I thought that won't look too good in the morning papers, GRIZ pilot checks out local watering hole 8 hours before flying. Is avbug for real, sure, does he have a gift, yes. Would I buy the book????You bet. Do I know Tom Christopher-yes, George Bacherlor, yes. Geroge W. Bush,yes, Jerry Falwell,yes,and the list goes on and on. I s Avbug telling the truth, yes. If he wasn't then he wouldn't have left a cush job to go do what he loves to do........fly. Especially single pilot, that is the best. Keep posting avbug.
 

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TurboS7 said:
I s Avbug telling the truth, yes. If he wasn't then he wouldn't have left a cush job to go do what he loves to do........fly. Especially single pilot, that is the best. Keep posting avbug.
I agree TurboS7. On these anonymous bulletin boards all we have to go by when we decide if a certain poster is legit, or not, is by his words. Avbug is too passionate about what he does and writes too much truth to be a fake.
Avbug is a pilot who really puts his money where his mouth is; he passes up cush airline jobs so that he can do what he loves. All of the airline wanna-bes who claim to do it for the "love of flying", could learn a lesson from the bug. Heck, I wish that I could make a living flying something that was fun to fly.

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Book

I read Shane Osborne's book...I thought it was good...I also met some of Shane's friends at Navy Jax...in Jax, FL. They said the book was good?
 
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