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Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By traynhr
MGL Odyssey Gen 2 high temp warning

It's happened twice now this summer. After sitting in the sun on a hot day (95f), right after takeoff, I got a "high internal temp" warning. The first time, the canopy was closed while it was on the...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,149
Posted By traynhr
It's real easy. The runway isn't lighted. We...

It's real easy. The runway isn't lighted. We don't allow night ops.
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,149
Posted By traynhr
You can leave right up to sundown. No night ops...

You can leave right up to sundown. No night ops at SC00.

Rob
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,149
Posted By traynhr
Triple Tree Anyone

Triple Tree is absolutely spectacular! Just got home from there and it's never looked better. Gonna be a great fly-in with a huge crowd. We're getting calls from all over the U.S. Saying"we're...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-06-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,993
Posted By traynhr
It was warm today but actually very pleasant....

It was warm today but actually very pleasant. Lower humidity. I've never seen the place more spectacular! See you soon. I'll be manning the registration desk.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-06-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,993
Posted By traynhr
An incredible Triple Tree week Sept7-11

This week, Triple Tree is hosting another of its world famous fly-ins! I've just come home (after working all day) and I can tell you it is absolutely the most beautiful aviation facility in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By traynhr
Went thru this last February. Feel free to PM or...

Went thru this last February. Feel free to PM or call me. Process was just that, a "process". Very important that you can "prove" the build via a builder's log with pics. Also, make absolutely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,779
Posted By traynhr
Get with someone near you that has experience...

Get with someone near you that has experience with these wonderful airplanes. Maybe your local EAA chapter. There will be almost unlimited help through RV owners/builders there. In short, a very...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-09-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,581
Posted By traynhr
Stan, I owned a B33 with an IO470N (260 hp) for...

Stan,

I owned a B33 with an IO470N (260 hp) for many years. It was a great airplane and it was used solely for legs 1.5 hr. or longer. I commuted to work each week and the airplane was fast enough,...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-07-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 944
Posted By traynhr
A Triple Tree Fly-In SC00 Woodruff, SC Sept. 7 -11

Sept 7-11-2016

Ok, this year, I'm going to the Triple Tree Fly-In as a RVr since I now own a beautiful RV8!

All of the Triple Tree volunteers have been working really, really hard to make this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,418
Posted By traynhr
All of us at Triple Tree are really, really proud...

All of us at Triple Tree are really, really proud of our buddy!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,863
Posted By traynhr
Congratulations! My son was in A-10s at Moody and...

Congratulations! My son was in A-10s at Moody and I went through pilot training there! He's out now and flying for the airlines. For the first time in many, many years, he and I are sharing our love...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-17-2016, 03:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,073
Posted By traynhr
I went through the same thing transitioning to...

I went through the same thing transitioning to our 8. Finally was able to negotiate training with Kent Gorton (outside Atlanta) in his 6. It worked out great.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-09-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,542
Posted By traynhr
Thanks! Pretty much what I thought but I value...

Thanks! Pretty much what I thought but I value the RV community input.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-09-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,542
Posted By traynhr
Fuel expansion and fuel odor

Ok, we're learning as we go with our "new to us" RV8. After recently flying it on a beautiful, cool morning, I topped it off and placed it back in the hangar. The next day, my son came out on a warm...
Forum: Reviews 06-07-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By traynhr
Reinstalled today and working flawlessly.

Reinstalled today and working flawlessly.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-05-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,041
Posted By traynhr
Triple Tree -SC00 fabric and tailwheel lunch

Just a reminder that the fast growing Triple Tree Fabric and Tailwheel lunch is this coming Saturday, June 11. Any airplane is welcome but the stars will be the fabric and tailwheel airplanes! I plan...
Forum: Reviews 05-31-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By traynhr
Bill, Upgraded is probably not the correct word....

Bill,

Upgraded is probably not the correct word. The software was updated and a video adapter with an intermittent problem was replaced. Several other suspect items were serviced. My point is that...
Forum: Reviews 05-31-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By traynhr
Thanks MGL!

My son and I bought a beautiful RV8 and have really enjoyed flying it. Recently, the MGL Odyssey has done a couple of "funky" things. My son went to fly it last week and the Odyssey wouldn't' boot...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-13-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,561
Posted By traynhr
Thanks! We will check it against our own "little...

Thanks! We will check it against our own "little wheeled" 8!
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-12-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,561
Posted By traynhr
Would love to have measurements. Thanks!!!!!

Would love to have measurements. Thanks!!!!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-11-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,561
Posted By traynhr
RV-8 fuel tank dipstick

Would love to have a fuel tank dipstick for our RV8. Anyone come up with one?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 101,341
Posted By traynhr
2010 RV8 340 hrs. No cracks

2010 RV8
340 hrs.
No cracks
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-07-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,563
Posted By traynhr
Thanks guys! Going to mod mine next week.

Thanks guys! Going to mod mine next week.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-05-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,563
Posted By traynhr
Canopy rear stop

Well, it's now happened twice. Despite my perfect guidance to the rear pax, they let go of the canopy and the locking handle struck the rear seat bulkhead/skin hard enough to make a little ding. I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-16-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,563
Posted By traynhr
Just a quick update. We took the RV8 to Sun n Fun...

Just a quick update. We took the RV8 to Sun n Fun and it was awarded Outstanding Aircraft - Homebuilt! This is a testament to Ken's talent as a builder. We are just beginning to explore the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,563
Posted By traynhr
James, We'll be a CUB soon. Rob

James,

We'll be a CUB soon.

Rob
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,563
Posted By traynhr
3.4 hours today and 21 landings! Absolutely one...

3.4 hours today and 21 landings! Absolutely one of the nicest flying airplanes ever. Ken's workmanship is just unbelievable.

Tomorrow, my son has his day with this incredible airplane.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-27-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,563
Posted By traynhr
Yep, I do recognize that face!

Yep, I do recognize that face!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-27-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,563
Posted By traynhr
New to us RV-8

Well, my son and I jumped out and bought a beautiful RV8 in Canada. As of yesterday, we now have U.S. registered airplane AND a fresh Airworthiness Certificate. We recently trained with Kent Gorton...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-13-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,877
Posted By traynhr
You pretty much covered it! Hope to see a huge RV...

You pretty much covered it! Hope to see a huge RV crowd as always!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-12-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,877
Posted By traynhr
Triple Tree Fly-In Sept. 3-7 SC00

First, a disclosure......I am a very proud volunteer at Triple Tree. Next, on behalf of Mr. Pat, the staff (1 person) and over 100 volunteers, I want to personally invite the entire Van's Air Force...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-01-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,475
Posted By traynhr
All of us at Triple Tree are looking forward to...

All of us at Triple Tree are looking forward to your arrival. The runway is absolutely perfect! The weather is forecast to be nice! We're goung to have a great time. See you at Triple Tree!

Rob...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-17-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,735
Posted By traynhr
Thanks Turbo! I don't know why I did that!!! We...

Thanks Turbo! I don't know why I did that!!!

We look forward to meeting all of you.

Rob
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-16-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 21,735
Posted By traynhr
7th annual Triple Tree Fly-In Sept. 4-8

www.tripletreeaerodrome

7,000 x 400 ft. ultra-smooth grass runway
Lakes
Camping
Seminars
All your buddies
All your wife's buddies
Great time!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-06-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,475
Posted By traynhr
Smooth enough that I drive the Toro mower with an...

Smooth enough that I drive the Toro mower with an ice tea in my hand and NEVER spill a drop! We have everything from LSAs to L-39s land at Triple Tree and they all comment on how smooth it is....
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-06-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,475
Posted By traynhr
looking at registration link problem now. Have it...

looking at registration link problem now. Have it fixed soon. Thanks for letting us know.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-05-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,475
Posted By traynhr
Triple Tree Fly-In Sept.4-8 near Woodruff, SC

Sept 4-8.
The annual Triple Tree Fly-In is just around the corner! Triple Tree (SC00) is located near Woodruff, SC and features a 7000x400 ft. unbelievably smooth grass runway, two lakes, six miles...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-06-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,379
Posted By traynhr
7000 ft. grass strip, steaks and lakes!

The 7th annual Triple Tree Fly-In is scheduled for Sept. 4-8. Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00), located near Woodruff, SC, is a one-of-a-kind facility featuring a 7,000x400 ft super- smooth grass runway,...
Forum: Southeast 07-04-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By traynhr
Farm Boy Bonanza Owner considering switch

Everyone keeps telling me that a RV8 is perfect. I have a beautiful Debonair that I don't keep busy anymore. Thinking of selling it and find the RV8 fascinating. I'm 6'3" and 265 lbs. Will it work?...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-19-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,748
Posted By traynhr
A 7,000 ft. Strip and a Steak!

Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00) located near Woodruff, SC is hosting its annual Triple Tree Fly-In Sept. 4-8. There will be every kind of aircraft in attendance but we would love to have a HUGE group of...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-28-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 124,633
Posted By traynhr
Try Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00) near Woodruff,...

Try Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00) near Woodruff, SC. 7,000 x 400 ft. smooth bermuda. Fantastic fly-in Sept. 4-8 2013.
see: www.tripletreeaerodrome.com
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-28-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,868
Posted By traynhr
Rick, Triple Tree is really green now. Warm...

Rick,

Triple Tree is really green now. Warm weather, 12,000 pounds of fertilizer and spring rains have really brought out the beauty of the pace. We enjoyed your visit and please come again. Spread...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-28-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,868
Posted By traynhr
Thanks Mike! California to South Carolina isn't...

Thanks Mike! California to South Carolina isn't that far in a 10! Come on and bring lots of other RVs!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-28-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,868
Posted By traynhr
An Incredible Fly-In/Triple Tree/ Woodruff, SC Sept. 4-8

Please join hundreds of other aviators for the incredible Triple Tree Fly-In scheduled for Sept. 4-8. Triple Tree Aerodrome is a true "Aviator's field of dreams". How about a 7,000x400 ft. smooth sod...
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