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Forum: RV-10 01-17-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congratulations on your first flight and wishing...

Congratulations on your first flight and wishing you a smooth PHASE 1!!!!

Outstanding accomplishment and wishing you many decades of enjoyable flight!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (1/17-19/2020)

....gettin her started.

I spent some quality time upside down under the panel.

v/r,dr
Forum: Rocket 01-17-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,221
Posted By DeltaRomeo
+1 !!!! Wow. So glad they got it back on the...

+1 !!!!

Wow. So glad they got it back on the ground.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-10-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I’m with Paul, but going smaller these...

I’m with Paul, but going smaller these days....

Lately I’ve been leaving my iPad in the backpack as a spare and have been using my iPhone 11 as my primary EFB (recently replaced a 5-yr old iPhone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,260
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're going to laugh, but it's a stock iPhone 11...

You're going to laugh, but it's a stock iPhone 11 and its camera app (using the 'slo mo' configuration). The hard part is getting the pilots to take off and land perpendicular to where you're...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're very welcome Martin! If you haven't seen...

You're very welcome Martin!

If you haven't seen them, the links are (they are on the front page in the 1/3/2020 edition of VansAirForce.net...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Here you go sir! Top sticky in the classified...

Here you go sir! Top sticky in the classified section:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=69987

v/r,dr

[ed. THREE replies in the same minute.....gotta love it. v/r,dr]
Forum: RV-14 12-23-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Merry Christmas Tim! That sure made me smile. ...

Merry Christmas Tim! That sure made me smile. v/r,dr
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-23-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,598
Posted By DeltaRomeo
All good discussion, and I really enjoy thinking...

All good discussion, and I really enjoy thinking about the future RV models….

Maybe I’m so passionate about being offered this RV ‘Super Cub’ because of where fate put me at birth. Due to the humid...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-22-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,598
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I have an RV dream…and it starts with a 2-place...

I have an RV dream…and it starts with a 2-place RV STOL plane based on some of the RV-8 hardware (firewall forward and tail).

High wing RV-8 with removable slats, fowler flaps, windows that open in...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-22-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,598
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Preach Bro Pat! Preach!!!!!

Preach Bro Pat! Preach!!!!!
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-22-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,598
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I respectfully disagree with Bill and those...

I respectfully disagree with Bill and those wanting the next RV to be a non-STOL 2+2.

If it won't comfortably land on a sandbar here on the Brazos I'll say thank you and pass (and I guess do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,798
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you for the update Mel!!!! I've been...

Thank you for the update Mel!!!! I've been thinking about you and Ann but didn't want to bother if you were in the middle of rehab. So glad to hear you are on the recovery side of the curve and...
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,020
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I'm hoping to get Stein to help me work out any...

I'm hoping to get Stein to help me work out any connector kinks (pun). Hopefully he can make me a dongle.

Really like how Tony blew this out of the water. Amazing work!!!!
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,020
Posted By DeltaRomeo
12/17/19 2254Z update

Tony Kirk sent me an updated SolidWorks model last night (Van's employee working on this after hours at home). This thing is getting pretty close to drop dead awesome. I'll let you know when I have...
Forum: Autopilots 12-16-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,020
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Update: 12/16/19

Tony Kirk, Van's Aircraft proto shop guy, sent me a few screen grabs of a 3D printable housing for a GMC507 that he mocked up over the weekend from home (non-Van's time). A work in progress, and a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What'd you do w/your RV this weekend? (12/14-15/2019)

...getting it started.

I thought a lot about a 3D printed shroud/mount for a GMC507 autopilot controller for my glare shield.

v/r,dr
Forum: Autopilots 12-12-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,020
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Mounting GMC507 on Side by Side Glare Shield?

Kicking Around an Idea I Have For My RV-6 ...dr

I'm thinking of maybe mounting a GMC 507 dedicated autopilot control in a cutout on my glare shied - centered in the middle. For the last decade I've...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,251
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thanks for the suggestion, but I'll pass on...

Thanks for the suggestion, but I'll pass on 'Likes' and the social media vibe for VAF. Why I think this way. (https://youtu.be/3E7hkPZ-HTk) . Yeah I know, I'm a Luddite. ;^)
v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,558
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (12/8-9/2019)?

...getting it started.

I'm still doing an oil change <g>.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,991
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Dear Tom, I'm so, so very sorry for your loss....

Dear Tom,

I'm so, so very sorry for your loss. Thank you for keeping us in the loop and know that we're all keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Your friend,
Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congrats!!!!

Outstanding achievement sir! Many congrats and wishing you a pain free phase 1.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're going to want to watch this if you're ordering a calendar...

Trust me - this could be WELL worth your time - like worth $750:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Huspwi3qaNo

Greg called today. Viewers of The Office will appreciate.

v/r,dr

;^)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,712
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tom, both you and Suzanne are in our prayers.

There are many things I'm thankful for in this world, and right up there at the top is that I get to interact with people like you and Suzanne. You are both in our prayers.

Friends always,
Doug,...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 11-24-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,784
Posted By DeltaRomeo
So glad to read that you and Terry are OK!!!

Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you get your plane back in the air faster (help you find somebody with a QB wing that can ship you their tank, etc). Standing by if you need...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,602
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,801
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Bob, I'm so sorry for your loss.

You wrote a wonderful tribute to your obviously wonderful mother, and I enjoyed every single word of it.

Keeping your family in our thoughts.

Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,268
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend. (Nov 16-17, 2019)

Randy, Rob and I flew over to Breckenridge, TX Friday early to look at an airplane restoration project. The Wx was cold (31*F) but the air was still and smooth. I took a quick pic of the RVs on the...
Forum: Reviews 11-13-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By DeltaRomeo
My New NEBO Flashlight...a short review. Mostly pics.

I bought this online last week for my extra paper routes (needed big red light for filling out forms while in cruise at night). You recharge with your USB port, you could probably blind someone at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,478
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (11/9-10/2019)?

...getting it started.

Flew a friend over to KADS so he could re-position a PC-12. I'd forgotten how busy it is on the ground at Addison. Waited at the departure end for 20 minutes to take...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-02-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,460
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Don, you echoed my thoughts exactly. David, you...

Don, you echoed my thoughts exactly.

David, you will be missed. Thank you for all the years of online friendship. Thoughts and prayers to all his family and friends.

dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What’d you do w/your RV this weekend?(11/2-3/2019)

...git'n this weekend's thread started. v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAFcast #7 is online (the VAF podcast)

You can listen to it online in your browser, or download it to your smart device for playback in your vehicle. Interviewed is Mr. James Walsh (RV-4 owner).

Hope you enjoy.

FMI: ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,712
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Have a wonderful two week break....

....and let me know if I can help spread the news about any TS Flightline stuff you need spread out while you're away. Here to help and standing by.

Your friends,

Doug and Susie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,153
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What'd you do w/your RV this weekend? (10/26-27/2019)

...getting things rolling. v/r,dr
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-25-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congrats Mr. Blake!

Outstanding news sir! Many thousands of happy flights and an enjoyable Phase 1 to you.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding news!

Thanks for the update and enjoy your RV-8!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,978
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What'd you do w/your RV this weekend? (10/19-20/2019)

...getting the ball rolling.
v/r,dr
Forum: RV-14 10-19-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,493
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you Jon.

Outstanding presentation. Thank you for taking the time to do this. Related, there are several sites that walk you through DIY anodizing.
Link: ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Sir!!!!

Bonjour Gordon. Bienvenue sur le site.

Welcome to the greatest hobby on Earth! Thanks for joining and looking forward to your RV adventures!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Outstanding Steven!!!!

Congrats on the first flight sir!!!!! Many happy returns and a pleasing phase one!

Well done!!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,184
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-11-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 51,227
Posted By DeltaRomeo
One of the best motivational RV videos I've seen

Just breathtaking!!!! Outstanding work sir! Watched every second, forwarded to my kids and que'd it up as the top story Monday on VAF.

You're motivating thousands of builders and owners with this....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-10-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,434
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Petit Jean 2019 Pictures and Picture links

...starting the thread...
v/r,dr
Forum: RV-10 10-08-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,402
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Larry!!!! Way to go man!!!!! ...

Larry!!!!

Way to go man!!!!! Outstanding!!!!

And thank you for your service.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,122
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,977
Posted By DeltaRomeo
So few options ....

...and it looks like some solid airmanship to get it in a small, small area.

Very grateful they are alive and hope they recover quickly.

Prayers,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,493
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (9/21-22/2019)

Getting this weekend's thread going....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,017
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Outstanding news, Brian. Very happy for...

Outstanding news, Brian. Very happy for you!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,017
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I am SOOOOO glad to be reading that a) Kris'...

I am SOOOOO glad to be reading that a) Kris' health is better and b) you're getting your pride and joy back!!!!! This might be the best post I've read in months.

What great...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-11-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 50,006
Posted By DeltaRomeo
This.........

This.........
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,251
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Surprisingly, I found it really quite easy to...

Surprisingly, I found it really quite easy to find DPEs around me that would do the IFR checkride in an RV. I did mine in the family RV-6.

Maybe it various around the country. Real...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 08-08-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,887
Posted By DeltaRomeo
List updated 8/7/19

http://www.vansairforce.net/AccidentsAndSynopsis.htm

PDF document listing (712) RV probable cause documents, sorted by most recently released probable cause documents.

Read, learn, discuss and fly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Morning gang, 'Free' picture hosting sites...

Morning gang,

'Free' picture hosting sites eventually go away - you get what you pay for. I'm surprised Tinypic lasted as long as it did.

Please give...
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,981
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What Are These RV-10 QB Wings Worth?

...help me decide what to ask for them (a poll)

This is a little different for the site. A friend (update: from dry New Mexico) delivered his ten year old (I think) standard kit built RV-10 wings...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,154
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Red Marron and Bob Brashear!

Red Marron and Bob Brashear!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-21-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,653
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'19 Picture Links and PIREPs

If you get some pictures online somewhere, please put a link in this thread if you get a chance so we can follow along virtually!

Thank you!!!

v/r, dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up (from mothership) "GOOD news , we just received a...

(from mothership)
"GOOD news , we just received a batch in –after having them on order for more than a year, and a lot less money."
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By DeltaRomeo
John, If I ever had to sell my RV-6 I’d create a...

John,

If I ever had to sell my RV-6 I’d create a folder in one of the cloud-based photo hosting sites (I currently use SmugMug.com), and would upload the hundreds and hundreds of photographs I have...
Forum: Texas (North) 06-26-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By DeltaRomeo
David, keep me in the loop. You can throw your...

David, keep me in the loop. You can throw your RV in my hangar for a couple days, sir.

v/r,dr
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