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Old 03-25-2018, 05:15 PM
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As usual, we will be in residence at our cabin in Atlin BC from around June 1 through September 1. About 50 miles off (S of) the Alaska Highway. Anyone passing through is welcome to stop and visit. Vlad can attest to the semi-primitive accommodations. Email or pm me for further info. And I have a key to the fuel pump there....

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A king size bed and a running water in the cabinette is a semi-primitive? In this part of the world it's a 5-star accommodation Greg. Did I mention it's free and comes with a healthy breakfast? Look what I got in Russia as a transient for a mighty $40 and no borsch.

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Old 03-29-2018, 06:26 AM
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Can anyone confirm that I/we do NOT need 12 N numbers for this trip through Canada?

Seems to me that we are fine with 3???

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Old 03-29-2018, 06:41 AM
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Can anyone confirm that I/we do NOT need 12 N numbers for this trip through Canada?

Seems to me that we are fine with 3???

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Here is what AOPA has to say about the 12" numbers in the USA.

I am not an expert on Canada but when I flew the Alaska Highway to Alaska and back, Transport Canada had the same requirements at the USA so the 12" numbers were NOT necessary to cross Canada from the lower 48 into Alaska. Since there are some areas in Alaska that are an ADIZ, IF you want to fly in them then you may need 12" numbers.
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Question Alcan, try again

I'm flying my RV6A and meeting my neighbor in Cutbank, Mt May 15 to go up the Alcan Highway to Anchorage. He is flying a Grumman Tiger, so it will be slower to Anchorage. If someone wants to fly back with my wife and I sometime early June, we can discuss it. We will be coming back to Fredericksburg, Tx.


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Old 01-30-2019, 08:44 AM
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Wink Alaska via the highway

Having done that trip in 2017 I recommend stopping at Toad River and taking Greg up on his offer although he is limited in overnight accommodations. Greg was a big help when I had to "bust" into and unlock my canopy. Enjoyable stop, check with Greg on date you plan to be there.

Anchorage is a good anchor for jumping off to other locations but remember most of the "neat" places to visit are gravel strips. I flew my RV6 with wheel pants and they're still in one piece; however, there may be a few nicks in the paint on the bottom side so you don't see them.

This year a small group is going to Yellowknife NWT for the midnightsunflyin.com running from July 12-14. The weather is much better up north in July - August so you might want to revise the time you go. And if you want to change your destination to Yellowknife (home of Buffalo Airways), let me know.

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Old 01-30-2019, 10:43 AM
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Can anyone confirm that I/we do NOT need 12 N numbers for this trip through Canada?

Seems to me that we are fine with 3???

CJ
It's Customs coming back into the US that requires12" numbers so take some water color paint and put it on just before you come back to the USA.
One other thing, Canada does not recognize basic med "medical". You need at least a 3rd class unless it has change in the last couple of months.
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It's Customs coming back into the US that requires12" numbers so take some water color paint and put it on just before you come back to the USA.
One other thing, Canada does not recognize basic med "medical". You need at least a 3rd class unless it has change in the last couple of months.

DM, Yes, I went last year. Great trip and I plan on going again. This year however, I want to do the contiguous US with a stop in Las Vegas. I see that you are there. Any tips or suggestions?

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Old 01-30-2019, 03:34 PM
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Smile 12 inch numbers

Not required unless you cross an ADIZ, which you only do on the coast route.
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+1 on what "texdog" said.
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Old 02-18-2019, 05:50 PM
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Question Alcan highway

I'm looking for someone returning to Montana from Alaska the first or second week of June. I'm going up much earlier, but would like some company returning.
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