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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-02-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By pilotian
First Sunrise of the Year in an RV-8 [video]

Hey everyone!

It has been forever since I have posted and been involved in these forums. After having to take two years off from the flying world and rv world... Finally, I took the leap and left my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By pilotian
Thanks guys! Really appreciate it :D

Thanks guys! Really appreciate it :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By pilotian
A little flying fun over the weekend [video]

Hey all,

It's been a while, went flying this weekend and started to miss my build when I saw all the RV-12's stroll in at Grimes.

We took a quick hop over to Grimes form TZR then went over to Noble...
Forum: Reviews 05-14-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,258
Posted By pilotian
How far did that order get you? Just curious......

How far did that order get you? Just curious... thinking about ordering some.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By pilotian
Well duh!:rolleyes:

Well duh!:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By pilotian
Promise! I will give you a couple free if you are...

Promise! I will give you a couple free if you are interested in investing in it :):):)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By pilotian
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys! Capturing video has always been a passion, someday I will do an aviation documentary.... Just have to get rich first :D (Stay tuned for that)

Thanks for the compliments and you may see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By pilotian
thanks man appreciate it!!!

thanks man appreciate it!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By pilotian
I take that as a compliment... love story,...

I take that as a compliment... love story, basically just because I love Oshkosh, no artistic idea behind that one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By pilotian
Oshkosh 2012, A love story... [VIDEO]

I was suggested to post this for you guys to take a look at. Out of pure boredom and extra video from Oshkosh 2012 I decided to compile it and make a short video to the song "Welcome Home" by Radical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,199
Posted By pilotian
Almost made me tear up ;)! Agreed, Oshkosh is...

Almost made me tear up ;)!

Agreed, Oshkosh is one magical place! Truly is.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,391
Posted By pilotian
I think Vans probably has a couple extra wing...

I think Vans probably has a couple extra wing kits laying around the shop, why not mod up the 4, strap 300hp on the front , throw a second set of wings on top of the fuselage, double the G tolerance,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,552
Posted By pilotian
Just got to this point and was scratching my head...

Just got to this point and was scratching my head wondering what Vans wanted us to do with the lead weight if it didnt fit correctly to cleco everything up. So if I am understanding you guys...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,187
Posted By pilotian
man code has been broken everyone! :eek::cool:

man code has been broken everyone! :eek::cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,807
Posted By pilotian
Cue me in if you ever get this going I want to be...

Cue me in if you ever get this going I want to be the first student! :D:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,807
Posted By pilotian
Hey where there is a will, there's a way haha!...

Hey where there is a will, there's a way haha! I'm with you on the N.A. Sabre!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,807
Posted By pilotian
Very cool! I may steal that idea from yah.

Very cool! I may steal that idea from yah.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,807
Posted By pilotian
Lightbulb What's on your aviation bucket list??

- Flying a Pitts over some body of water while doing every aerobatic maneuver know to man.

- Fly in an air show.

- Fly this RV-8 for the first time after I built it with my own two hands.

-...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,524
Posted By pilotian
Now I finally have a chance to read these...

Now I finally have a chance to read these responses.... And now I feel incorrect for going to an auto store and finding and buying the red one that is linked in this forum!

Should I return it or is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,524
Posted By pilotian
RTV sealant question?

I am about to install and finish up the rudder components etc... but before I rivet it all up the instructions say to add a dab of RTV to the stiffeners. So my question is.... What kind? I see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,394
Posted By pilotian
Thanks thats a great idea... Ill check their site...

Thanks thats a great idea... Ill check their site out... Hopefully the film comes out soon :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,394
Posted By pilotian
Thanks for the advice! Will look into the...

Thanks for the advice! Will look into the multiple suction type thing.

Love the video! great placement, just wish I had the ability to put screws and permanent stuff on the airplane. But that is a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,394
Posted By pilotian
External video camera mounting question!

Hello fellow VAF addicts,

While I begin to saddle up for a new venture of mine (a full length general aviation documentary) I figured I would start practicing some external camera mounting footage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,407
Posted By pilotian
Thumbs up Thank You!

Thank you for the overwhelming support! We will do our best to keep this up to date on a monthly schedule for now! We appreciate all the support and hope it is something all RV'ers in the future will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,407
Posted By pilotian
RVation Podcast

I hate to bore you with a lengthy post about the podcast that I co-host with a fellow RV'er so here you go:

www.RVationPodcast.com (http://www.rvationpodcast.com)

We are working hard to provide a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,222
Posted By pilotian
Torque

Just got out of my Senior Physics class and we finished a section on torque! It would be a good topic to cover! (You could probably teach it better than my teacher :mad:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By pilotian
good times man!

good times man!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By pilotian
Teamspeak

UHHHHHH DUHHHHH!!!!!!

Im confused why I havent thought of this earlier......

Is having a dedicated Teamspeak server something that others would be into? Then RV'ers can come and go as they please...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,760
Posted By pilotian
SMART MAN

What time!? Ill be there :D great idea man
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,846
Posted By pilotian
If you have Brisk in the fridge I'll come...

If you have Brisk in the fridge I'll come help...... Underage builder problems :(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,791
Posted By pilotian
Fly-In

Although not officially a RV fly in, I am hoping and praying the Findlay Air Rally ends up being an RV majority :D please sign up to support a high school scholarship fund to fund a graduating senior...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,152
Posted By pilotian
craigslist?

Maybe try putting an add on Craigslist for a personal car rental from someone in the area looking to snag a few bucks? could be a possibility!

We are taking a huge RV rockstar type down this year :D...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,595
Posted By pilotian
I believe also that when stepping out of the...

I believe also that when stepping out of the airplane you must rub your belly and pat your head while reciting the pledge of allegiance for it to count as a state on your map.....

Could be all hear...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,768
Posted By pilotian
Simple code in my book! You and I.... Lets make...

Simple code in my book! You and I.... Lets make the app! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,748
Posted By pilotian
Thanks! I decided to finish up the vs yesterday...

Thanks! I decided to finish up the vs yesterday by hand squeezing (pneumatic is in a long needed time out) and found it was a lot easier to control and "feel"! I made sure they were pretty well...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 04-05-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 42,087
Posted By pilotian
So cool, retractable gearvwould be pretty awesome

So cool, retractable gearvwould be pretty awesome
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,768
Posted By pilotian
Remember, I have no interest what so ever of such...

Remember, I have no interest what so ever of such yoke idea... just something to rile all you ol timers in here ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,768
Posted By pilotian
Watch what you say! It won't be long (if not...

Watch what you say! It won't be long (if not already) that some web dev pilot is toying with that idea.... I know I am :D Im sure it can be easily done!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,382
Posted By pilotian
hope he doesnt need to replace the seat cushions...

hope he doesnt need to replace the seat cushions as well ;)

Glad everyone is alright! That had to of been alarming
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,748
Posted By pilotian
Thanks guys I appreciate all the help, I really...

Thanks guys I appreciate all the help, I really do! I think this was my breaking point on pneumatic squeezers being used to much!

Looks like I'll be repairing in A couple minutes, take some pliers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,748
Posted By pilotian
Ohh okay so even though the head will be raised,...

Ohh okay so even though the head will be raised, I should still go with flush head! Makes sense! Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,748
Posted By pilotian
thanks that gives me some piece of mind at least!...

thanks that gives me some piece of mind at least! I will try to fix it later when I have the time. But the only question I have now is.... Since I ruined the dimple will I just put a universal head...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,748
Posted By pilotian
well the dimple is already done because I tried...

well the dimple is already done because I tried using the squeezer to flatten out the area :mad: but I may try to envision what you said and try it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,748
Posted By pilotian
Angry Re build the VS? I think I already know the answer.

Yep, I was going along everything was dandy, then the squeezer slipped and caught the spar channel and look what happened to my beautiful vertical stab.

Embarrassing to say the least, and I imagine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,127
Posted By pilotian
Easy Answer: GO! I first went 2 years ago and we...

Easy Answer: GO!

I first went 2 years ago and we only stayed for 2 days, last year was 3, this year... perhaps 4...... but they were some of the best 2-3 days of my life.

There is plenty of "Good...
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 135,793
Posted By pilotian
That's what a (Cessna) caravan is for ;)

That's what a (Cessna) caravan is for ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,768
Posted By pilotian
Wow that is pretty cool! It makes it look all...

Wow that is pretty cool! It makes it look all Cirrus/Columbiany! :D
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 135,793
Posted By pilotian
I'll take 2.... QB fuselage though please!

I'll take 2....

QB fuselage though please!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,768
Posted By pilotian
Now that is what I call good thinking! It would...

Now that is what I call good thinking! It would make an RV-8 even more like a fighter jet ay! Also cost a good deal of money..... But good thinking.



Never plan to, I like the stick. Please forgive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,768
Posted By pilotian
Thumbs up Stick to Yoke Mod (Random Thought)

As I have began to look at Aircraft Spruce for the first time really I have began to day dream about all the stuff I want to put on the airplane in the future. It is quite easy to get lost on that...
Forum: RV-1 04-02-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,061
Posted By pilotian
To cool!! Nice job!

To cool!! Nice job!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,261
Posted By pilotian
Especially in the cockpit I'd imagine

Especially in the cockpit I'd imagine
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,261
Posted By pilotian
HAHA Great! :D nayyyyyyy

HAHA Great! :D nayyyyyyy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 115,408
Posted By pilotian
Non educational related...

Hauling checks! Best book I have read in a long while....

Story about a check hauler and the wacked up life style he lives!!!!

Took me a day to read it was so good.
http://www.haulingchecks.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,261
Posted By pilotian
Easier Fix.

Tell her to learn how to fly.... the real (intended) way.

(Many people have done it before ie. PILOTS):confused:

Lay down the law.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,994
Posted By pilotian
I currently am not to that step yet, but my...

I currently am not to that step yet, but my friend tried to bend it and failed in result he just went with the rib idea.
Forum: RV-14 03-29-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 135,793
Posted By pilotian
It's @ 9am Friday morning!:eek:

It's @ 9am Friday morning!:eek:
Forum: RV-14 03-29-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 135,793
Posted By pilotian
wish

Wish I could be at Sun 'n Fun to here that forum :eek: gurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

tried to sum it up in this post haha http://pilotian.com/what-will-vans-reveal/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,692
Posted By pilotian
Unhappy Cheers to all the Sun n Fun non-goers

Cheers to all of you at Sun 'n Fun.... but for the people that cant make it (including myself) this reading is for you! Enjoy.

"how to cope with the Sun n Fun blues, while at home!"...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,611
Posted By pilotian
Be carefull, I think Oprah trademarked that...

Be carefull, I think Oprah trademarked that phrase! She'll come for yah :D.....

As for building, I am a new builder and I have plenty of times where I look back and wonder will I ever get this done,...
Forum: RV-14 03-27-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 135,793
Posted By pilotian
Will the kit come with plans for your very own RV...

Will the kit come with plans for your very own RV Carrier to practice the hook on?:D Might need some thicker aluminum for that one!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By pilotian
Well I am!

Not local to you, but if he ever needs advice or wants to talk to a fellow highschool builder I am more than happy to talk to him!

I blog about my build s much as possible: www.pilotian.com...
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