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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-24-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,408
Posted By mikeflys8
REALLY ?

Interesting that the FIRST Response was from someone from a former COMMUNIST COUNTRY!!!!!
THINK ABOUT IT!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,882
Posted By mikeflys8
Check out KLVJ South of Hobby

We more that 14 RV's of all variants located at Pearland Regional Airport. Come down we would love to visit with you.

Mike
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,082
Posted By mikeflys8
Ernie continues to carry the Torch!

Ernie,

You have done an AMAZING job with the students and your Eagles Nest Program......all the while being EXTREMELY Humble and Modest.

Everyone this guy is ONE IN A MILLION!!!!

Keep up the...
Forum: Texas (South) 12-18-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By mikeflys8
Additional Information

"bird and N941WR please see the additional information in this post.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=132414&highlight=houston

Thanks

Mike
Forum: RV-4 08-06-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 293,761
Posted By mikeflys8
Missing "Yank"

WE DO ????

Just kidding "Yank " .......not the same without you around!:(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,989
Posted By mikeflys8
Boiler Plate response from ALPA

Received this yesterday from ALPA. If you're an ALPA member might want to "educate" your leadership.



Hi Mike,

Thanks for the note. We understand that this is an emotional issue.

A couple...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-08-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,307
Posted By mikeflys8
Outstanding Video

What a GREAT Video. Keep up the great work Scott! Don't let the naysayers influence your creative PROMOTION of the "roots of aviation". :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,360
Posted By mikeflys8
It's all about our legacy

While I was flight instructing in the 80’s at a Cessna Training Center we had a close call with a “student”. One of our female instructors was on a pre-solo training flight when her large student...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,360
Posted By mikeflys8
DUEL Credits

I'm happy to say that I have had the HONOR to work with Roger AND Ernie the past several years with their Eagles Nest projects. I can say that these two men truly love aviation AND more importantly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 47,668
Posted By mikeflys8
Federal Grant Asistance

It is my understanding that the airport does receive Federal Grants. I also OWN the land the hangars are on.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 47,668
Posted By mikeflys8
REALLY

As a private property owner and the owner of several hangars. What role does the Federal Government have telling me how to use my property as long as I pay my taxes and airport use fees. REALLY?

I...
Forum: Safety 06-27-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,924
Posted By mikeflys8
Bump: Please File a Complaint

In an effort to "encourage" resolution to this deadly threat, please file a complaint with the FCC. A call to the owner doesn't hurt either.
Forum: Texas (South) 06-22-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By mikeflys8
Hangar at KLVJ

PM me if you are looking for one in the Bay Area KLVJ
Mike
Forum: Texas (South) 06-20-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By mikeflys8
Smile IN

I plan to be there. First time........ looking forward to meeting everyone.
Forum: Safety 06-19-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,924
Posted By mikeflys8
Update on UNLIT tower: Houston Area-KLVJ

ALL HOUSTON AREA PILOTS AND TRANSIT PILOTS


Please be advised that the 1121’AGL tower located approximately 3 miles off the end of runway 32 at KLVJ is TOTALLY UNLIT. There have been written and...
Forum: Safety 06-11-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,924
Posted By mikeflys8
I’m familiar with this tower. I have lived in...

I’m familiar with this tower. I have lived in the shadows of the tower for the last 8 years and agree with Paul; the lights seldom if EVER have worked on all levels. Not to mention that the tower...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By mikeflys8
check PM

Sent you a PM

Mike
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 04-24-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,557
Posted By mikeflys8
Listen for loose items

Certainly not fool proof; but better than nothing. After completing work with inspection panels, floor panels and rear bulkheads open, I bang on the bottom of the structure with a fist listening for...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-23-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,841
Posted By mikeflys8
Cool We are

We have a group of 3 RV's leaving out of KLVJ Pearland Regional around 0800 weather permitting. We are going in support of Ernie and the Eagles Nest RV-12.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,195
Posted By mikeflys8
Red face Lesson Learned

Worked for a FAA......trained mechanic. Taxied up one day in his C-206. After blasting his maintenance hangar I NEVER MADE THAT MISTAKE AGAIN ! Did I mention how long it took to clean the ENTIRE...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-03-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,745
Posted By mikeflys8
Loose Nut

Looks Like the Jam nut from the end of a control cable....throttler, mixture, prop....?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,434
Posted By mikeflys8
Scott

I've know Scott since he was in Junior High. He is a GREAT young man, his mom and dad are model parents...(with exception his dad is an airline captain...:D).

Seriously; I would highly recommend...
Forum: Texas (South) 10-31-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,793
Posted By mikeflys8
Welcome

Phillip

You will love Houston....at least the flying community. I live on the airport at KLVJ and can say there are a minimum 25 RV's within a 15 mile radius. Check out the Lone Star Squadron on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,897
Posted By mikeflys8
WHAT A LEGACY!

Ernie and Dave your PERSONAL dedication to the aviators, engineers and scientist of tomorrow will be a legacy for generations to come.
WAY TO GO!

Honcho
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By mikeflys8
First Fall Flight

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-u6iOV8rX4QE/UkBFAGA5qDI/AAAAAAAAIO8/V6qn7Cpb9Z4/s800/RVs%2520at%2520Pearland.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,129
Posted By mikeflys8
Clear Conscious

I would HAVE TO SAY SOMETHING. I can’t imagine reading an accident report as a result of this mistake. IF the “shoe” were reversed I would want someone to say something to me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,667
Posted By mikeflys8
To CHEAP FOR GOVERNMET

Appears to be a "private" venture; the Government would NEVER install such a inexpensive HVAC system.
Just "sayin"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,105
Posted By mikeflys8
Thanks to Ernie and Dave

I have to say that this programs' resounding success is largely due the dedicated efforts of Ernie Butcher and Dave Grover. These men have given a year of their life to this program and untold other...
Forum: Texas (South) 12-23-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By mikeflys8
HOUSTON Area Hangar

T Hangar located KLVJ
Good Lighting, Air availble, LARGE RV group on airport.

Contact Mike: mikeharris119@gmail.com
281-543-2512
Forum: Texas (South) 12-20-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,185
Posted By mikeflys8
Glad to Help

Todd,

I have a RV8 located at KLVJ Pearland Regional, A buddy has a RV7A close by. Feel free to come by this weekend and we can show you around.

PM @ mikeharris119@gmail.com or call...
Forum: Texas (South) 12-03-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By mikeflys8
bump

First one rented another came availble this weekend.
Thanks!
Mike
Forum: Texas (South) 11-29-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By mikeflys8
Houston Area Hangar

Avaible Jan 1, 2013

Pearland Region T Hangar. (KLVJ)

Large RV community on airport, friendly, easy access. Electricity & Air included, good lighting.
Houston TX area

Mike
Cell: 281.543.2512
Forum: Texas (South) 10-31-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By mikeflys8
Hangar Availble

Hangar Availble.

Thanks
Mike
Forum: Texas (South) 10-19-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By mikeflys8
Additional Info

Failed to mention that there are residents that live close to this hangar...offering additional "security" for your plane/project.
Forum: Texas (South) 10-17-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By mikeflys8
Thumbs up Houston Area Hangar for rent

T Hangar available on Southeast Side of Airport. Large RV community on airport, friendly, easy access. Electricity included, good lighting.
Houston TX area
Pearland Regional Airport KLVJ
Mike
Cell:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,311
Posted By mikeflys8
Thumbs up Positive experience with Schweiss Door

I have personal experience with Schweiss and can say nothing but great things about them and their door. Mine is 50’x16’ Hydro swing been in service for 6+ years. I put high windows in mine,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By mikeflys8
I would suggest that it may be a "tension" spring...

I would suggest that it may be a "tension" spring too keep the fitting tight???
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,663
Posted By mikeflys8
Schweiss Reply

I bought a 50'x 16' 4 years ago. I have been totally pleased with the design and performance of their door. I had a issue with hinges (due to improper BUILDING DESIGN) Schweiss helped with a work...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By mikeflys8
EXCITING!

Thanks for the update; looks like SARL is off to a competitive start. I would like to remind ALL that one of the most exciting venues is only 2 weeks away. I'm referring to the Lone Star Air Rally...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By mikeflys8
WTB: RV-10 Oil Cooler setup

Looking for RV10. Oil cooler setup from van s.. please send pm if you have one. THANKS. MIKE
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-20-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,795
Posted By mikeflys8
"I Believe I Can Fly"

I wanted to share with you the video that my high school freshman daughter produced. She had the assignment of creating a documentary film on ANY SUBJECT……I was SOO pleased that she selected our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,211
Posted By mikeflys8
Why HEAT???

Not sure why we need heat with "GLOBAL WARMING"????:confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By mikeflys8
Thanks

Paul just for clarification I'm talking about the OUTBOARD holes 1/4" dia. that are 7 -15/16" c/l.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By mikeflys8
Question Help: Drilling Holes outboard wear plate??

Trying to figure out HOW to drill the outboard wear plate holes part# u805-1 on a quickbuild kit. Bottom skin is in way?
Help is greatly appreciated!
Thanks :)
Mike
Forum: Texas (South) 01-24-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By mikeflys8
Hangar experience- building

Been there Done that, it's not as easy as it looks:( especially on paper. I have recently built hangar home at LVJ would be glad to share with you my information. Call me 281-543-2512 Please remind...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-29-2005, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,004
Posted By mikeflys8
Hand Proped a Cherokee (6)

Years ago on a fly date to Calloway Gardens, late Sunday evening couldn't start the six that I was flying. After tying down and sitting proper throttle I actually proped a 250 hp. Never would want...
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