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Forum: Northeast 09-17-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Dvalcik
Mike Congrats on the 14 and hope to see you next...

Mike

Congrats on the 14 and hope to see you next year and you can give an update.
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Dvalcik
More http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin sat 18...

More


http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin sat 18 06.jpg


http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin sat 18 08.jpg


http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin sat 18 02.jpg
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Dvalcik
From Sat

A few photos from our fly-in on Sat. Late start with fog this morning, but it ended up a great day. We had 43 planes fly-in and the chapter flew 65 young eagles today. Unfortunately I had...
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By Dvalcik
Belfast Fly-in recap

Loring AFB visit and lobster dinner;

Due to weather only many of the planned out of state arrivals for Thursday did not happen. We did fly 6 RVs to the former Loring Air Force Base. The gaggle of...
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
Steve I will be at the airport 7:00 ish Friday...

Steve I will be at the airport 7:00 ish Friday morning
See you and the Captian at KBST
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
We need to be there between 9:15 and 9:30 -...

We need to be there between 9:15 and 9:30 -

Unicom 123.00
Left hand pattern 1 is preferred
Land on 1 - 19 permission to land on the X'd rwy
Park in # 2
Back taxi on active and see the photo -...
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
Hoping for good weather south of here and see...

Hoping for good weather south of here and see everyone that can make it on Friday for Lobster.
Forum: Northeast 09-11-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
Bobby sorry you can make it in. For everyone...

Bobby sorry you can make it in. For everyone that can make it in by Thursday, we will be taking a gaggle of RVs to Loring AFB, I have the letter authorization for our arrival to the closed AFB for a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,419
Posted By Dvalcik
Great adventure

John congrats on your adventure!

It was a pleasure meeting you on Maine just as you were starting your trip. I look forward to reading you full story.
Forum: Northeast 08-13-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
For rooms contact the Yankee clipper -(207)...

For rooms contact the Yankee clipper -(207) 338-2353

https://www.yankeeclippermotelbelfast.com/graphics/YC_Header.png

https://www.yankeeclippermotelbelfast.com/

For cars contact Enterprise Rental...
Forum: Northeast 08-13-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By Dvalcik
Count me in and I will bring the other RVe from...

Count me in and I will bring the other RVe from KBST
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Dvalcik
I believe you are correct, the tax laws changed...

I believe you are correct, the tax laws changed just after I registered mine years ago in PA. The state gets a feed from the FAA and they dont know if it is an experimental build from parts or...
Forum: Northeast 08-03-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
Update on the fly in

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/EAA-lobster-baner.jpg

I have arranged for lodging and rental cars for those who are coming in early. I will post more for the Yankee Clipper ( logging ) and Enterprise Cars...
Forum: RV-12 07-31-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By Dvalcik
A new RV Grin in Belfast Maine

I am Posting this for Mike with his RV Grin

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Mike G 73118.JPG

Mike Giles and his RV12 took her maiden flight today. Today was perfect for a first flight, sunny, low...
Forum: Northeast 07-06-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
Captain - Hope you can make the Friday dinner at...

Captain - Hope you can make the Friday dinner at Youngs Lobster. Bring the other guys from the south also.

You going to KOSH?
Forum: RV-12 07-06-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,487
Posted By Dvalcik
Smile Rv12

I vote for Wed at Noon same place :)
Forum: Northeast 07-03-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
Shoot me an email so I can help with a few...

Shoot me an email so I can help with a few recommendations if needed. Hope to see you at the flyin.


Robert i put an order in for good weather and we can find you that 2.5 or even 3 lb one. Are you...
Forum: Northeast 07-02-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dvalcik
Belfast Flyin Sept 15th

It is that time again - The date has been locked in and already recieving emails from RVrs coming in before the flyin to enjoy Maine.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin 18.png

Iíll post more after I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,419
Posted By Dvalcik
Thumbs up BGR

John

When do you get into Bangor on the 5th? If you are staying the night let me know and we can grab dinner. I can round up a few of the other RV characters in the area.

Sent you my mobile via...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,479
Posted By Dvalcik
Do ear muffs

My yellow lab took to them around the house, then I had her wear them in the truck on the way to the airport. No problems...
Forum: RV-12 04-13-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,499
Posted By Dvalcik
Really donít remember which document I sent, but...

Really donít remember which document I sent, but documents on my website
http://rv12pilot.com. Under rv12 documents
Forum: Northeast 02-26-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By Dvalcik
Jim Watts at KBST - Belfast Me balances props or...

Jim Watts at KBST - Belfast Me balances props or Dave if you want to go south vs north - Email me if you need more info
Forum: Northeast 02-19-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 49,730
Posted By Dvalcik
Brent, Remember lots of practice flying out of...

Brent, Remember lots of practice flying out of Maine, most runways have Ice and KBST seams to be at least 50 percent of the time when we want to fly on weekends - so landing at Alton Bay is some what...
Forum: Northeast 02-17-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 49,730
Posted By Dvalcik
Alton Bay Feb 2018

Cold crisp day in Maine and conditions were most likey the best they would be before Alton Bay closes, so off we went. Short hour flight with Temps -15c at 3000 feet and plenty of sun shine we...
Forum: ADS-B 01-31-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,108
Posted By Dvalcik
I agree :D

I agree :D
Forum: Northeast 01-29-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 49,730
Posted By Dvalcik
Checking with Paul re: conditions on Friday. If...

Checking with Paul re: conditions on Friday. If it is smooth a few of us are planning to arrive 9 am
Forum: RV-12 01-22-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,765
Posted By Dvalcik
Iím 6í4 and cut the foam wedge in half and...

Iím 6í4 and cut the foam wedge in half and stuffed it back in the case
Forum: RV-12 01-15-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,052
Posted By Dvalcik
If your alignment is very close and you are not...

If your alignment is very close and you are not hitting anywhere go get a tailpipe expander from Harbor Freight and slowly line-it up by expand it slowly. Slide the other pin in...
Forum: RV-12 12-31-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 82,093
Posted By Dvalcik
No stock RV12 canopy

No stock RV12 canopy
Forum: RV-12 12-31-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 82,093
Posted By Dvalcik
2017 favorite in-flight photo

This was taken by Brent C from his RV12 of Mark B (Skunkworks) and me somewhere over Ohio or Indiana on our way to Oshkosh.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Mark and Dave by Brent.jpg

Brent thanks again...
Forum: RV-12 12-29-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,503
Posted By Dvalcik
Last flight for 2017 - cold day in Maine

My last flight for 2017, cold day in Belfast. -17c and -23c @ 3000 ft. Got the chance to get close to 40 min of flight time searching for warm air, but no luck (just cold).

I installed the...
Forum: Northeast 12-22-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By Dvalcik
Happy Holidays to all

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/holiday-2017.jpg

Wishing everyone a happy Holiday with smooth clear blue sky's in 2018. At this time of the year enjoy your family and friends.
Forum: Northeast 12-19-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By Dvalcik
As a true transplanted Texan, I agree with your...

As a true transplanted Texan, I agree with your comments. We love it up here, on a side note I am trying to arrange a flyin at Loring for the spring. ( More to come )
Forum: Northeast 12-18-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By Dvalcik
See you then :D have a great holiday Captain if...

See you then :D have a great holiday

Captain if Alton Bay opens before Feb 24th we can schedule a breakfast or lunch gathering :)

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/alton bay 05.jpg

....
Forum: Northeast 12-17-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By Dvalcik
Flying in Maine Dec 16, 2017

Yesterday a gaggle of 5 RVs headed to breakfast (2 RV7s, RV8, RV9, & RV12). We had some snow in the week that made it a little difficult to get out planes out of the hangers due to the ice since all...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-03-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 133,952
Posted By Dvalcik
Visiting my Grandson and brought him a VAF...

Visiting my Grandson and brought him a VAF toddler hat and a t-shirt I had made for our lobster flyin ths year. He wore the hat all day and wouldn’t take it off till bed. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,951
Posted By Dvalcik
After the text and email about the demise of...

After the text and email about the demise of NavWorx I called John at GRT and order a EchoUAT since I already had a SafeFly GPS installed with my recent panel upgrade. ...
Forum: ADS-B 10-19-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,225
Posted By Dvalcik
I would join a class action - but nothing to gain

I would join a class action - but nothing to gain
Forum: ADS-B 10-19-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,225
Posted By Dvalcik
Angry Is the nail in the coffin

Text I recieved today:

Dallas Avionics, Inc.

Effective immediately, Dallas Avionics, Inc. has discontinued distribution and support all NavWorx products.

All pre-orders for NavWorx products,...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-09-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,629
Posted By Dvalcik
Bill our Belfast Lobster flyin is Mid Sept. We...

Bill our Belfast Lobster flyin is Mid Sept. We had bad weather this year and only 12 RV were able to get in, but year before we had 50+ for that flyin. With a large number coming in for the Friday...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-07-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,629
Posted By Dvalcik
Fall flight of 3 in Maine going to visit a RV14 build in Rangeley

Flight of 3 RV out of Belfast went on a Saturday mission to visit Allan’s RV14 build in Rangeley. Took off and then low ceilings diverted us as we got close to the mountain range, so we headed south...
Forum: Northeast 09-18-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,286
Posted By Dvalcik
Marvin and Glen You weren't alone I received 12...

Marvin and Glen

You weren't alone I received 12 emails from other RVrs that couldn't make it along with 18 messages prior to Friday.

We will hope for good weather next year
Forum: Northeast 09-17-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,286
Posted By Dvalcik
The fly in is great event sharing the local...

The fly in is great event sharing the local airport with the community

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/17 fly 10.jpg

This little guy in my plane with a big future RV Grin


http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/17 fly...
Forum: Northeast 09-17-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,286
Posted By Dvalcik
Belfast Lobster Flyin - Debrief

Mother Nature wasn't too kind this year, but we still had a good time for those who could make it to Belfast Maine. Due the the weather we had 18 RVrs call or email cancelling their trip early. ...
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Dvalcik
Short trip around Belfast

Today 5 ships to Knox County Airport to visit the Owls Head Transportation Museum. Vintage vehicles (aircraft, cars & more) are on display inside & around a cavernous...
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Dvalcik
Starts @ 7:00 and goes till 2:00 ish

Starts @ 7:00 and goes till 2:00 ish
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Dvalcik
Last I heard the Yankee Clipper had rooms. We...

Last I heard the Yankee Clipper had rooms. We will be at the airport most of the afternoon Friday - ask for the Fly-in rates (listed on Page one) should be able to find transportation for you....
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Dvalcik
Let it begin

4 ships arrive today to start the Lobster Fly-in

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin 17_1.jpg

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin 17_2.jpg

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin...
Forum: Northeast 09-11-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Dvalcik
Hoping for good weather this weekend

Hoping for good weather this weekend
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By Dvalcik
Mods that make the RV12 heater more...

Mods that make the RV12 heater more effective.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=54506

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=134583
Forum: Northeast 09-01-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Dvalcik
Updated Rental and hotel rates - Lobster Fly-in

Updated Rates for Hotels and rental cars for those who are coming in on Friday for the Lobster get-together on Friday
Forum: RV-12 08-22-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,716
Posted By Dvalcik
Nice photo Scott

Nice photo Scott
Forum: RV-12 08-20-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,202
Posted By Dvalcik
Thumbs up Sensenich PIREP customer service

I stopped by the Sensenich booth while at Oshkosh. I had a few nicks and chips on my blades from debris from the taxiways over the last 5 years. I had done some small cosmetic repairs over the...
Forum: Northeast 08-18-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Dvalcik
KBST Lobster Flyin - Belfast Maine

4 weeks out - hope to see the usual cast of characters and meet new friends.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/tshirt 3rd.jpg

I will be ordering t-shirts for this years flyin for the VAF Pilots by the 28th....
Forum: RV-12 08-11-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,496
Posted By Dvalcik
Outstanding

Nice video footage and editing!
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By Dvalcik
+1 on the comment and it was good seeing you in...

+1 on the comment and it was good seeing you in KOSH. Hope you make it up for the Lobster Fly-In on Sept 15-16
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By Dvalcik
RV12s

There are 3 Rv12s that go bor breakfast on a regular basis out of PA, MD, NJ (Skunkworks, David12, and Brentpilot). PM them and I am sure the would be happy to talk
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,496
Posted By Dvalcik
http://Rv12pilot.com/vaf/kosh 2017...

http://Rv12pilot.com/vaf/kosh 2017 rv12s.Jpg

Scott it was good to meet you. Here's a photo of Brent, Scott, Mark & David's RV12s parked in HBC.
Forum: RV-12 07-31-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,496
Posted By Dvalcik
😀

Scott you raised the quality of the neighborhood :D I was good meeting you.
Forum: RV-12 07-30-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,496
Posted By Dvalcik
Smile Oshkosh RV12 Photos and PREPS add yours

Returned from Oshkosh after fighting head winds both ways, I thought hitting 25-30 winds going west I would get the tailwinds on my return. (NOT) we saw mostly 30 - 40 on the nose going back to...
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,951
Posted By Dvalcik
2017 Oshkosh RV12 Gathering

Today 30+ RV12 builders got together at the Home Built Camping Pavilion.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Oshkosh rv12 gathering.JPG

If anyone wants the original size photos us the link...
Forum: RV-12 07-14-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,456
Posted By Dvalcik
Jeff find me when you get inn we will be camping...

Jeff find me when you get inn we will be camping in the HBC hope to arrive on Sat Morning

I hear you are getting close to flying your new bird. :D
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