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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,922
Posted By craigvince
Angry Unfortunately, this is not the case at all. The...

Unfortunately, this is not the case at all. The container rates have to do with supply and demand, not distance traveled. It is very cheap to ship to China because they ship so many loaded containers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,922
Posted By craigvince
Gosh, thanks Pete! :o

Gosh, thanks Pete! :o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,942
Posted By craigvince
I think you're referring to the rule that says...

I think you're referring to the rule that says the plane must be amateur built, referred to as the 51% rule. That means at least 51% of the plane must be built by an amateur (including another...
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,439
Posted By craigvince
For the cost difference between a 20 and 40, why...

For the cost difference between a 20 and 40, why would you want to go to all that hassle removing the engine and prop and then barely squeeze it in the container, run the risk of it bumping on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,403
Posted By craigvince
Could be for handicapped...

Could be for handicapped passengers..........
Maybe even Angel Flights would qualify?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-15-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By craigvince
There is a separate parts manual for the H2AD,...

There is a separate parts manual for the H2AD, but not a service manual that I'm aware of.
Forum: Safety 09-30-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 51,786
Posted By craigvince
I have plenty of room here in California. :)

I have plenty of room here in California. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,298
Posted By craigvince
OK, so I'll chime in here from the other side.

Part of what we do is broker other people's planes for them. Most of the time, when someone hires a broker, it is because they don't have the time or desire to deal with the "tire kickers". It is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-16-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,019
Posted By craigvince
Dynon continues to improve and add features at...

Dynon continues to improve and add features at very affordable prices. They're not always the first to come out with new things, but when they do release something, they get it right.

I can't speak...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,691
Posted By craigvince
Thumbs up I have been using One Stop for our overhauls...

I have been using One Stop for our overhauls since 2008. We've done over 20 engines with them in that time and I only had 1 with a problem which they took care of immediately. They are a small...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 07-16-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,770
Posted By craigvince
I have used Jim Kilbourn at Sacramento Tailwheel...

I have used Jim Kilbourn at Sacramento Tailwheel Aviation. 916-803-3284.
He comes here to Stockton to do tailwheel training in his Citabria for our customers. I'm sure he would come over to Santa...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-02-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,052
Posted By craigvince
Thumbs up So glad to hear your story. Dynon has always...

So glad to hear your story. Dynon has always excelled in customer service; a huge part of their ongoing success. That level of customer service is why we became a Dynon dealer and why we sell more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By craigvince
Yes, we ship RVs from the USA to Europe. Our...

Yes, we ship RVs from the USA to Europe.
Our website is www.ShipAPlane.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,752
Posted By craigvince
The FAA is not known for creating regulations...

The FAA is not known for creating regulations that says what you "can" do. They are very good at telling you what you cannot do. As long as there is no regulation prohibiting something, you have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,545
Posted By craigvince
We have the new SkyView Touch demo unit in our...

We have the new SkyView Touch demo unit in our office here in Stockton if you'd like to hop over and see it for yourself.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,724
Posted By craigvince
Thanks Mike :D

Thanks Mike :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-02-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,145
Posted By craigvince
There's nobody with better customer service than...

There's nobody with better customer service than Stein Air. When I work with my customers, I ask "What would Stein do?" He's the master, no doubt. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,170
Posted By craigvince
Thumbs up Congrats, Jim! :D:D:D

Congrats, Jim! :D:D:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,207
Posted By craigvince
Sorry Gil, I was sworn to secrecy. :o

Sorry Gil,
I was sworn to secrecy. :o
Forum: RV-12 02-09-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,934
Posted By craigvince
It is important that you understand the...

It is important that you understand the difference between an E-LSA and an E-AB. It sounds like you do, which is a great start. The E-LSA must be built exactly like Vans' S-LSA, but may later be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,386
Posted By craigvince
Welcome to VAF! Jesse is a regular poster and...

Welcome to VAF!

Jesse is a regular poster and member of Vans Air Force. I'm sure there are many people here who know him and his company's work.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-16-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By craigvince
I think you would be fine as long as you are...

I think you would be fine as long as you are below the equator. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By craigvince
If you really don't want to do it yourself, you...

If you really don't want to do it yourself, you could always have a broker represent it for you. Someone, say, like us :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By craigvince
Stop are Reno International if you have a lot of...

Stop are Reno International if you have a lot of money to spare.
Stop at one of the smaller airports if you want to stay affordable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,067
Posted By craigvince
Aren't these the same permanent TFRs that have...

Aren't these the same permanent TFRs that have been in place for years?
I know at least for Disneyland it has been 3nm and 3000' for as long as I can remember. I notice in the new wording the TFRs...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,442
Posted By craigvince
Thumbs up They do all of our magnetos. Great service,...

They do all of our magnetos. Great service, reasonable prices and quick turnaround. Two thumbs up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,389
Posted By craigvince
I just checked their website and it seems there...

I just checked their website and it seems there are no products available in any of the 3 categories.

I'm assuming you've tried calling them?
Contact Details: Mobile: +27-83 279 6572

I would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,339
Posted By craigvince
Wow !

Cool video! Great to see the RV world well represented, too!
Thanks for sharing, Bob.
Makes me proud to be a Dynon dealer! :)
Forum: RV-12 10-16-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,096
Posted By craigvince
I just updated one yesterday and it only took...

I just updated one yesterday and it only took about 5 minutes.
Forum: RV-12 10-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,096
Posted By craigvince
Here is the link to the correct...

Here is the link to the correct page:
http://www.vansaircraft.com/public/downloads.htm

The file you want is: 12-SV11.0-PRE-SETS-09-10-14.duc...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,790
Posted By craigvince
Here is the one I use in my...

Here is the one I use in my shop:
http://www.amazon.com/Forney-57637-Lug-Crimping-Tool/dp/B003X51S00/tag=fatcityfour-20

...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,695
Posted By craigvince
Best thing to do is have the seller ship it...

Best thing to do is have the seller ship it directly to your avionics shop with the understanding that if they test it and there's a problem, the seller will take it back. I've done this a couple...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By craigvince
Sounds like a volume mismatch issue. Try turning...

Sounds like a volume mismatch issue. Try turning the volume all the way up on the audio panel (left and right side), and all the way up on the headsets. If you hear everything, then start backing the...
Forum: GPS 10-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By craigvince
The WAAS antennas are different than the standard...

The WAAS antennas are different than the standard antenna. I would think the newer antennas are backwards compatible, but make sure you run RG400 cable which the WAAS antenna will require.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-10-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,267
Posted By craigvince
I help people buy and sell airplanes for a...

I help people buy and sell airplanes for a living, so my opinion may be a little slanted, but....

Leave the panel the way it is and sell it.


First off, 50% of the buyers want steam gauges...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,492
Posted By craigvince
Looks like the Kindle version is only $9.99 on...

Looks like the Kindle version is only $9.99 on Amazon...
Forum: California 09-02-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By craigvince
That makes for great logic. Why would the FAA...

That makes for great logic. Why would the FAA agree to that? :)
We'll look into that. Thanks!
Forum: California 09-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By craigvince
Thanks Bob. The problem is that his RV-4 does not...

Thanks Bob. The problem is that his RV-4 does not have rear controls (only a stick) so he can't do the training in that airplane. He can get a tw endorsement in anything, but he still will need...
Forum: California 09-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By craigvince
Transition training in NorCal?

I have customer buying an RV-4 but he needs a tailwheel endorsement and transition training. Can anyone refer me to anyone in the NorCal area?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-31-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By craigvince
I have a zero SMOH A4M for sale if you're looking...

I have a zero SMOH A4M for sale if you're looking for one.
Email me if interested.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By craigvince
Homebuilt sales agreement

Does anyone have a copy of the EAA's homebuilder seller's agreement? I can't seem to find it on their website anymore.
Forum: Northwest 08-24-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,565
Posted By craigvince
This is old news on a statute that has been...

This is old news on a statute that has been around for years and is not enforced. No need for VAF to get all worked up over it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,734
Posted By craigvince
If you hire someone to haul it for you, expect to...

If you hire someone to haul it for you, expect to pay anywhere from $1.50 to $2.00 per mile, plus loading/unloading.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By craigvince
Yes, we can certainly help you with that. It's...

Yes, we can certainly help you with that. It's what we do. :)
Check out our website www.ShipAPlane.com.
You can also call me at 209-451-2757.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,353
Posted By craigvince
Coming from the east, I usually follow I-80 all...

Coming from the east, I usually follow I-80 all the way past the Rockies, turn SW to Salt Lake City then on to Tahoe. From SLC west, stay on the victor airways to keep clear of the multiple...
Forum: RV-12 07-01-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,664
Posted By craigvince
Thumbs up I think it's pretty awesome that Dynon even...

I think it's pretty awesome that Dynon even offers this as an option. The SkyView is an incredible device that gives you more bang for your buck than any other EFIS on the market as it is. For those...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,708
Posted By craigvince
The design has been around for many years. There...

The design has been around for many years. There have been several people (myself included) that have taken on the task of building and selling them over those years. I believe the only place to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,613
Posted By craigvince
I agree with the others that learning in an RV is...

I agree with the others that learning in an RV is relatively the same as learning in a Cessna. Learning is learning. The basics are the same. You'll be using a stick or a yoke. Stick pilots are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,921
Posted By craigvince
I agree; go with the under-fairing installation...

I agree; go with the under-fairing installation and be done with it.
Many studies have been done about where best to install an ELT antenna. If you put it on top, but your plane flips over in the...
Forum: Reviews 06-02-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By craigvince
Thumbs up He fixes all our transponders for us. Always...

He fixes all our transponders for us. Always great service and quick turnaround.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,468
Posted By craigvince
If you're fat like me, 2 miles will kill you in...

If you're fat like me, 2 miles will kill you in the summer humidity! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,468
Posted By craigvince
If you fly into OSH and stay at the dorms, you...

If you fly into OSH and stay at the dorms, you can buy a week-long bus pass which is by far the easiest and cheapest way to get around.

If you fly into one of the major airports (like I did last...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,353
Posted By craigvince
I guess it depends on how you fly it, but I...

I guess it depends on how you fly it, but I usually climb at 12gph and cruise at 8gph.
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,531
Posted By craigvince
Congratulations, Jim! Now stop building...

Congratulations, Jim!
Now stop building airplanes and go fly them. You have too many already. :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-26-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By craigvince
I'll take them if I can pick them up tomorrow...

I'll take them if I can pick them up tomorrow morning on my way back home.
I'll send you a PM.
Forum: California 05-25-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By craigvince
I've been using One-Stop Aviation in Oceanside...

I've been using One-Stop Aviation in Oceanside for 6 years now. They've overhauled all our engines and the one time we had an issue with a cylinder they had a replacement on our doorstep the next...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-23-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,385
Posted By craigvince
What are you using for nav/comms? GPS?

What are you using for nav/comms? GPS?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,179
Posted By craigvince
Stop at Stead and fill up, then fly over to Reno...

Stop at Stead and fill up, then fly over to Reno and park at Atlantic. Tell them to top off your tanks and they'll usually waive the overnight fees. You'll pay the higher price for all of 2 gallons?
Forum: International 05-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By craigvince
We just shipped an airplane to Rotterdam last...

We just shipped an airplane to Rotterdam last week. Sorry we didn't meet sooner. :o
Forum: California 05-12-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By craigvince
Why don't you fly over to Stockton this coming...

Why don't you fly over to Stockton this coming Saturday morning at 9:30 for the Stockton EAA monthly breakfast meeting? Tom Belisle, the host, has an RV-7A that he built. I'd be willing to bet he'd...
Forum: Safety 05-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,208
Posted By craigvince
Something similar happened to me back in 2009. My...

Something similar happened to me back in 2009. My outcome wasn't as pretty, though. I was on short final, just crossed the fence at about 50 feet when I got hit by a windshear. That was the first...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,771
Posted By craigvince
I have a prescription from him that I keep in my...

I have a prescription from him that I keep in my flight bag, in case I'm out traveling and need a refill with no FBO O2 services. So far I haven't needed it as my tank seems to last me x-country and...
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