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    At the cost of fuel prices how doese that effect your bush flying? Do you just charge more for charters?

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    Default Prices high in bush

    I was out of Naknek late this sept and fuel was over 4 dollars and some a gallon. Be wary that some transporters were charging fuel surcharges and if your on a tight budget it might be a trip breaker. I had a couple of freinds on a bear hunt that was told they needed to pay another $1000 dollars when they arrived in King Salmon. Always make sure you get every thing in writing. Most of the pilots dont make a great living, they just love there job. The only ones that make money is the big name guys and most of those companies have other pilots doing the flying.

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    It really jumped around here. Usually I buy 200 gallons at a time. Not this last summer. I can run car gas as well and usually like to mix a 50/50 blend. But now we are starting to get alcohol in our local auto fuel...
    Is there no end to the madness?????

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    Avgas prices in Anchorage have been more stable than auto gas or diesel in the past year. I was paying less for 100LL than diesel fuel or car gas in mid-summer.

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    Mr. Pid, How much was it?

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    The highest price I paid at Suburban was a couple of pennies shy of $3.00, taxes included.

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    It's $4.50 a gallon here....


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    Today's price for 100LL at Suburban's warehouse is $3.06 (12-04-2006).

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    That would explain the burning pain in my entrails....
    We are getting hosed....


    It looks like another Anchorage trip is in order.. I think it will take about $90-$100 bucks in diesel for the round trip, so I'll have to shop for a few other things to make it worth while...


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    Avgas at Suburban's bulk tank 3-30-07....$3.81 and expected to rise. FYI.

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