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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,887
Posted By Flyrod
Front has passed through. Nothing but sunny skies...

Front has passed through. Nothing but sunny skies now.

HBC this morning.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-19-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,165
Posted By Flyrod
Nice Shots

Great photography, thanks for the posting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,597
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Great HBC Gang

MJ and some of the great volunteers of HBC enjoying the Volunteer's dinner on Sunday night. These people did a great job...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 926
Posted By Flyrod
Sun N Fun thread

Took me a while to find the Sun N Fun reports, but they are at the link below. Sounds like all is dry thus far.
Forum: International 02-04-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,099
Posted By Flyrod
Talking New Zealand - Local Advice

Anybody out there from New Zealand, South Island?

I am coming into Christchurch from Antarctica on 2-9-15. Looking to catch big trout on fly rod. Hoping to find some good local knowledge and maybe...
Forum: Safety 07-21-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,665
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Very Cool

I really liked the 3D Map. Thanks
Forum: Formation Flying 10-16-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 45,073
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Wow... simply amazing

Wow, Fantastic Job! It was interesting looking at the many videos on You Tube that were shot outside the stadium. Many people stopped their cars on the side of the road to watch. Their cameras...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-11-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flyrod
Arrow A Year Later

I obviously have not finished the last chapter of Incredible Journey yet, but I have been working on another project. Apache wrote a great song (he writes many songs) about aviation. After hearing...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-11-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,434
Posted By Flyrod
Nice videos

Checked out your videos on the RMR Web site. Lots of goog flying and smoke!

Bravo Zulu :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-03-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 137,413
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Manana Mon!

Enjoy the pool ...... sip on a cold one...... swim the salty sea.......
Sunday and Monday will be nice days to Fly over Florida to the places you must be.

Great trip, thanks for sharing.

Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-24-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,317
Posted By Flyrod
Andrew, Are any of your kits in operation? If...


Are any of your kits in operation? If so, what type of service are they in (recreation, racing, ect) and what is the max hours achieved thus far?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-11-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flyrod
To sea or not to sea


Looks like it is to sea again this year. Guess I need to take advantage of the contract work while it last.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-07-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flyrod
Talking Long Journey

OK Guys,

Your enthusiasm has sparked a fire to finish the series. I have put other projects ahead of of episode six mainly because once I started six it became clear that I had not shot much video...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-21-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,154
Posted By Flyrod

I would say that will price them out of the market. Superior's prices have always been reasonable in the past. If true, this would be a major change in strategy.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-20-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,154
Posted By Flyrod
Question Superior XP408ac

Anybody kicked the tires on this yet?
Do they have the new cranks/rods in stock?
Do they have a running engine yet?
I guess using the extra 1/2" in the cylinders does no harm?
I wonder where the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-19-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,100
Posted By Flyrod

In my IO360 w/ 10:1 pistons and AFP injection, I get 18.5 to 19.0 GPH with around 1300 EGTs on a Full Power Take Off. 29.5 MAP/ 2700 RPM CS prop
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-18-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,334
Posted By Flyrod
Great Choice

Hey nice video. You made a good choice of avoiding the bright light and thermals of the mid-day. The lower light levels are more interesting and produce less prop stroking on Auto CMOS...
Forum: International 01-05-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By Flyrod
In Perth

I will be in Perth Friday and Saturday (1/6/12 and 1/7/12) while I wait to pick up a ship to Antarctica. Would love to meet up for some RV sight seeing or hanger flying Oz style.

9220 7000, room 508
Forum: RV-3 11-15-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,723
Posted By Flyrod
Great Prop

Congratulations P & L on your new addition to the family!

Your going to like that prop.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flyrod
Chapter 5

Here is chapter five "Go West" of Incredible Journey.

Aggressor departs for Florida and now there are three. We head for the West Coast. We originally...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-08-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,463
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Great stuff!

Now that looks like a cool flight! Makes it even more special when you know there is a great lodge with a warm breakfast waiting.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-31-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flyrod
Chapter 4


The link below is Chapter 4. As the weekend passed, we find we have Johnson Creek to ourselves. Many flights are made to the local area strips. We enjoy the camp fire music and witness a windy...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-24-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,610
Posted By Flyrod
Nice strip

What a great place to come and go. Reminds me of Van's early strips except longer and more scenic.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-24-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flyrod
Chapter 3

Hey guys, thanks for the great comments, it makes all the sitting in front of this computer feel worth while. In Chapter three we fly to Johnson Creek and enjoy a great meal with Backcountry...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By Flyrod

That is a good online magazine!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-19-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flyrod
Chapter One and Chapter Two.

OK guys, thanks for the great comments. Here are chapters one and two at the links below.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-12-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,864
Posted By Flyrod
Incredible Journey

I am finally getting close to finishing the travel film from a trip out West in 2010. Obviously I only worked on it little bits at a time scattered over hundreds of days. Below is a link to the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,111
Posted By Flyrod
Cool New Military Spec - FAA Class 23, 25, 27, 29 EFIS

Ever consider hooking a garden hose to the back of your EFIS? Check the Video.

This new Chelton IDU-680 is one tuff EFIS which is most likely due to the Military Spec. I don't even want to know how...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,951
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Great Job!!

Thanks for the fantastic tutorial on mechanical fuel pumps! That was great!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-22-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,901
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Great Photos

Excellent job, great photography and good write up....Bravo Zulu!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Early or Late

We did a run of the Canyon last year from Vegas to Page, AZ. As noted above, its best to go early or late for multiple reasons....... less traffic, less thermals, better light for photos. I think we...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,011
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Tim archer is back!

I am pleased to see Tim Archer is back at the helm of good American Aviation company, no matter who is supplying the money. Tim Played a big role in building the Superior reputation for quality and I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 62,623
Posted By Flyrod
Audio from Avweb

Good description from person on the ground....marble size hail was seen.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 62,623
Posted By Flyrod
Exclamation Available help

Diesel truck, 16' flatbed trailer, chain fall, tools.......

If you need help, I am 3 hours North, post here with contact info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 62,623
Posted By Flyrod
No major injuries ...... so far.

High winds from today's storms damaged a Lakeland Police Department hanger at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport.

Twelve to 15 police officers were inside when some beams fell, but there were no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 62,623
Posted By Flyrod
Angry The worst weather in the State today did just go...

The worst weather in the State today did just go over the airport. There was hail and tornadoes in the area not sure if it hit the airport. I saw it coming on the radar and tried to give friends I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-06-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,786
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Wow that was Special

Great Video Pat, Love that tail camera.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-03-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,996
Posted By Flyrod
Tell Kim Thanks.

Thanks for the post. Would have been there But I was 9,000 feet over Virginia in a Searey.
Forum: RV-3 10-08-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,588
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Love the 151

Paul, I think you are going to really like the WW 151. That's a perfect fit for the 3B. I have over 500 hours on the Gladder's Gal 151 and really like it. That is 500 hours of injected,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-04-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,922
Posted By Flyrod
Good Job Mon


Nice Shooting! A very good mix of photos.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-13-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,279
Posted By Flyrod
Exclamation Check your Halon weight

I bought one of the Halon extinguishers from Aircraft Spruce at Sun-N-Fun and had it mounted on the right Pillar. It only lasted about two years or less. I pulled it off one day to work on something...
Forum: Southeast 09-13-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,419
Posted By Flyrod
Great looking Place!


Thanks for the great pictures. This looks like a really great place for a large RV fly in maybe at the height of Fall colors in mid October. Thanks for sharing the weekend.
Forum: Photography 09-08-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,495
Posted By Flyrod
Lesson Learned

Be careful how you handle the camera when filming inside the cabin. Took mine out for its first flight today and ended with only two stills. I apparently changed the mode while lining up the camera....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-03-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,302
Posted By Flyrod
Nice tour or your area

Very nice video. I enjoyed the tour of your pretty area. Looks like a great place to fly.

I use Adobe Premier Pro CS5 ($735.00) which is a great program and allows you to edit as fast as you can...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,248
Posted By Flyrod
Great Travel story


Thanks for the great travel story. Loved the flower, bird and artsy pictures, all with great explanations.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,641
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Great Job Jim Gray!

Congrats Jim Gray!

Good thing you made it out of the back country unscathed or scratched!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 43,392
Posted By Flyrod
Bang the tent stakes deeper and make sure nothing...

Bang the tent stakes deeper and make sure nothing is touching the tent exterior! Good luck all! Oshkosh gets hit again at just after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,390
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Checked in with Superior today

I gave a call to Superior today and they are still on track to bring the company back. You should be able to get most of the parts you need now and 100 % part availability is the goal.

The new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,478
Posted By Flyrod
Tank repair done!

Van's Proseal in a tube was used. Never really found out what the old stuff was, but it didn't last seven years. It...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,565
Posted By Flyrod
Camp at HBC

You made the right decision! Camping at HBC is the way to go (if the weather is good).:p

Check out this link for pictures of 2008 HBC...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,565
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Camping

I second the camping option. A very nice family has been volunteering in the home built camping section for many years and they make life very comfortable. Coffee, donuts, breakfast and one dinner....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,478
Posted By Flyrod
Question Interesting Sealants

I recently pulled my left tank to fix a growing leak. This tank has an aerobatic flop tube, so the sender unit is mounted on the aft bulkhead of the tank. I thought the sender would be the leak...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-07-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 896
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up The Grabit

This tool is very effective for stubborn screw removal. I found it to be faster and easier then traditional extraction techniques. It really accelerated my recent...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-04-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,315
Posted By Flyrod
You are definitely an RV8 owner if

You are an expert at grabbing things behind your seat without looking. :o
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-06-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,838
Posted By Flyrod
Fun Trips

Great write up Ryan! Having been raised in Florida as well and spending much time in the Keys and Highlands North Carolina, I understand what a great trip you two enjoyed. I hope to do more of the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-14-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,687
Posted By Flyrod
You go Superior!!

Great News! Lets hope they get it up and running as it was before. It will be tough in the present economic conditions, but hopefully they will persevere and the supply side of the aircraft engine...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-13-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,762
Posted By Flyrod
Sounds Good!


Still working, so I dont have the bandwidth available to see your video. Looking at the previous postings, it sounds like your quality remains top notch. Hope all went well for the Haller NAS.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,450
Posted By Flyrod
Cool Cool Plane - Cool People

Don, I met your brother-in-law and sister at a JAX fly in about a year ago. They made a stellar entrance with Liz! Really nice people and Dave really did seem interested in RVs. There were many...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-07-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,425
Posted By Flyrod
Thanks for the Adventure

Great write up Bill!! For me, your story bounced around routers in the United States, then transverses a cable thousands of feet below the Atlantic Ocean, surfaced in England and bounced around a few...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-01-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,826
Posted By Flyrod
Superior Engines

Hey N54SG thanks for posting the information. Also, a big round of applause for all those, including the state government of Texas who have helped put the stop on Lycoming and their attempt to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,141
Posted By Flyrod
JC Penny

I found a great pair of non-polarized bi-focal sunglasses at JC Penney's for only $40.00 that work great. Not sure of the brand name, if any. As a fisherman, I know the value of polarization;...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,509
Posted By Flyrod
Thumbs up Let Freedom Ring

Amen....... don't let insurance salesmen scare you (that's their job). You stand a better chance of getting struck by lightning then hurting someone on the ground with your airplane. Yes, it happens...
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