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Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-12-2008, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Jim Reising
Capt Joe Hughes was in my opinion a real pilot...

Capt Joe Hughes was in my opinion a real pilot from the old school. At his funeral a few years back his son had one of Joe's chart books on display. My, it was interesting to read the notes Joe...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-12-2008, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Jim Reising
There is one big difference between todays pilots...

There is one big difference between todays pilots and yesterdays and that is HORSEPOWER. Todays pilots in many cases have enough horsepower to get themselves out of trouble. In the old days, when...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-12-2008, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Jim Reising
DELTA QUEEN's Pilothouse 1955

The attached picture is of the DQs pilothouse in 1955. At the sticks is CApt. Paul Underwood. Note the absence of radar, charplotters, GPS, VHF radio, and river charts. These were all in the...
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