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Hoag's Recent Activity

  1. Hoag liked ggunn's post in the thread A bit off topic but any Air Show Junkies here?.

    The loudest aircraft I've ever heard was not a jet at all but a prop driven military cargo plane taking off with JATO rockets. My dad...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 10:23 PM
  2. Hoag replied to the thread A bit off topic but any Air Show Junkies here?.

    @Prop Joe and @HKGuns by far, the loudest jet that I have ever heard was in the 1970s and 1980s, when the RAF would fly the Vulcan...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 6:04 PM
  3. Hoag attached a file to the thread A bit off topic but any Air Show Junkies here?.

    Count me in! I served just over 30 years in the RCAF, almost all of it in the "Fighter Community". I was an "Air Weapons Controller"...

    2016 Brantford Airshow-34.jpg Hour of Power-32.jpg Hour of Power-81.jpg 2017 London Airshow-30.jpg Jedi Transition 011.jpg Jedi Transition 063.jpg Jedi Transition 149.jpg Aug 17, 2019 at 5:59 PM
  4. Hoag liked BikerBecca's post in the thread A bit off topic but any Air Show Junkies here?.

    @HKGuns I like guns too. :76feet: Barrett M107 by BikerBecca posted Aug 16, 2019 at 7:14 PM Range by BikerBecca posted Aug 16, 2019 at...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 5:23 PM
  5. Hoag liked BikerBecca's post in the thread A bit off topic but any Air Show Junkies here?.

    I love air shows. Not only that all through the 90s and early 00s I was a competition aerobatic pilot. This was my Extra. The plane was...

    Aug 17, 2019 at 5:22 PM
  6. Hoag liked John Bantin's post in the thread Liveaboard with fewer old people?.

    Been on a liveaboard twice with Stan Waterman - once when he was 85. It was great seeing younger divers giving the old man advice on...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 3:29 PM
  7. Hoag liked Stoo's post in the thread YYZ - RTB - does luggage go straight through?.

    Same. Returning, it's a different story. You need to claim your stuff at your first US destination and recheck it through security. At...

    Aug 14, 2019 at 10:15 PM
  8. Hoag replied to the thread YYZ - RTB - does luggage go straight through?.

    I'm not trying to hijack the thread, but I have a (somewhat) related question. I am flying out of YYZ to LAS soon and will be...

    Aug 14, 2019 at 8:27 AM
  9. Hoag liked gstrek's post in the thread Camera upgrade advice.

    So true regarding BBF. I had it set up on my Olympus and often was 'reminded' of it when I couldn't focus. I also like the Capture...

    Aug 13, 2019 at 4:04 PM
  10. Hoag replied to the thread Camera upgrade advice.

    I shoot an A6000 underwater & an A7iii above (yes I have dunken heartily from the well of Sony Kool-Aid). I have tried Back Button AF...

    Aug 13, 2019 at 2:10 PM
  11. Hoag liked gstrek's post in the thread Camera upgrade advice.

    A few other ideas to help with battery life. I get 2 dives on a battery (a6000 in SeaFrogs Salted housing): - Set camera to Airplane...

    Aug 13, 2019 at 2:01 PM
  12. Hoag liked jgttrey's post in the thread Camera upgrade advice.

    I have an A6500 with a Nauticam housing. I haven't really bothered to keep up with the A6400 and housings, so I'll limit my chipping in...

    Aug 13, 2019 at 11:54 AM
  13. Hoag liked W W Meixner's post in the thread Alternatives to Neoprene Booties?.

    K... Any light street shoe would work including CT's as long as the fins foot pocket is large enough to be comfortable and not...

    wet socks.png one shoe.png Aug 13, 2019 at 9:29 AM
  14. Hoag replied to the thread Camera upgrade advice.

    First of all, congrats on you purchase. Any Idea which housing you plan on using? Next, IBIS will work in conjunction with the lens'...

    Aug 13, 2019 at 8:55 AM
  15. Hoag replied to the thread Camera upgrade advice.

    @divefordays have you considered the A6500? It has IBIS since you indicated that you may be interested in that. It might provide you...

    Aug 12, 2019 at 9:47 PM