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jjbardell 06-02-2018 06:31 AM

RvPilotLife Trip Report #1
 
It was time to take the RV on itís first x-cntry trip with my wife. We chose a shorter trip to see how she performed. It beat all our hopes and expectations, but thatís not surprising given the Vans history.

Made a little blog with a cool video descending into Chicago the way home. Hope you enjoy reading.

https://rvpilotlife.wordpress.com/20...ravo-airspace/

Capt 06-02-2018 07:21 AM

That was a great log, how did she perform? I assume you mean the planes performance ?:D
You Yanks are so lucky to have great airspace a& accomodating ATC, down under we small planes are to be swatted like pests by our ATC!!!

jcarne 06-02-2018 08:45 AM

That is an awesome detailed post of your trip, loved reading it! It's reports like this that make me keep pushing through my build.

JonGruber85 06-04-2018 08:42 AM

Great write up! I did the "same" trip over the weekend to a friend's wedding. Landed about 20 miles south of you in Plainwell. We opted straight over the lake. And I just brought my -6 to mobile avionics at 3CK for panel upgrade. Swing over there to check it out if you'd like! I'm sure I'll see you around one of these days 👍

ppilotmike 06-04-2018 11:33 AM

Cool!
 
Thanks for the write up.

Kentsrv7a 06-04-2018 12:39 PM

Great write-up. I did my training and earned my PPL at 3CK back in 1981. Looks very different now according to Google Maps!

dbuds2 06-04-2018 05:09 PM

Building a Plane - EASY. Ironman - 1/EASY!
 
WOW, gotta meet. I'm impressed with everyone doing an Ironman, and both of you. Makes marathons seem like a jog round the block.

You'll love the RV.


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