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Forum: ADS-B 05-13-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By Dvalcik
Email from support

Looks like UAT functionality is coming soon. Email below from my request to support.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/img_0178.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-01-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,117
Posted By Dvalcik
Bill I just installed the Big Bore kit. 114...

Bill I just installed the Big Bore kit.

114 hp
1483 cc
10.5:1 CR
still 91 octane fuel

I just have 5 hours on it but love the performance. Keep in mind I run a 3 blade and I was only turning 4900 on...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-12-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dvalcik
No!

Target for the gun range :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-28-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,348
Posted By Dvalcik
Rob nice write-up!

Rob nice write-up!
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-18-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By Dvalcik
The new mini just came out

The new mini just came out
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,286
Posted By Dvalcik
Scott I agree with you +1

Scott I agree with you +1
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,286
Posted By Dvalcik
Jeff, Dave is a good guy, 2nd RV12 and both are...

Jeff, Dave is a good guy, 2nd RV12 and both are well built. If you end up buying his you would not go wrong and ask him to throw in the transition training needed for your insurance. Have fun flying...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-13-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By Dvalcik
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=85230

An old post from a few years ago
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By Dvalcik
Jeff little different view from when we were on...

Jeff little different view from when we were on the deck having drinks. :D
Forum: Northeast 01-22-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,842
Posted By Dvalcik
Facebook post from Alton...

Facebook post from Alton Bay

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/img_0053.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 449,222
Posted By Dvalcik
You guys look good !

You guys look good !
Forum: Northeast 01-21-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,842
Posted By Dvalcik
Talking Alton bay is close

If we get the go to go from Paul @ Alton Bay, any RVrs up for a morning gathering on Sat Jan 26th. The long-term forecast looks good for this Saturday.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/img_0049.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dvalcik
+1 I agree

+1 I agree
Forum: Northeast 01-17-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,842
Posted By Dvalcik
Soon

Thanks for the update. I been following Paulís post on Facebook. Hope to make the trip 26th or 27th.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,739
Posted By Dvalcik
Very nice with all of the upgrades

Very nice with all of the upgrades
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-14-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By Dvalcik
Keep in mind I chose the day and conditions for...

Keep in mind I chose the day and conditions for Ice landings. It really needs to be perfect conditions :D

The only issue with the ice on a calm day is after you loose rudder authority steering...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-13-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By Dvalcik
Alton should open in the next week or two. Keep...

Alton should open in the next week or two. Keep in touch :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By Dvalcik
Landing at the House on Ice

I have been waiting for the right conditions with the ice thick enough. I have flown into Alton Bay multiple times. We live on Branch Lake just outside of Ellsworth Maine, close to Bar Harbor. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-26-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 153,782
Posted By Dvalcik
Future pilot - driving his “Gampa” truck. VAF...

Future pilot - driving his “Gampa” truck.

VAF hat and Flight Jacket

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Img_1394.jpg
Forum: ADS-B 12-22-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,607
Posted By Dvalcik
The UAT frequency 978 MHz is not picked up unless...

The UAT frequency 978 MHz is not picked up unless you are in the system. Mode-S extended squitter: 1090 MHz is picked up by Flightradar24

Not sure how soon or if they even will add the UAT...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-12-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,562
Posted By Dvalcik
Sorry to hear this, he and his wife came up to...

Sorry to hear this, he and his wife came up to Maine for our fly ins multiple times. Great guy! My prayers go out to his wife and family.
Forum: RV-3 11-30-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 129,691
Posted By Dvalcik
Rob hard to believe 6 years seams like yesterday.

Rob hard to believe 6 years seams like yesterday.
Forum: Northeast 11-26-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dvalcik
Will do and I also put in an order for no...

Will do and I also put in an order for no Hurricanes on the east coast, since they keep about 10 planes from coming last year.

The date is set for Sept 14, 2019
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-20-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By Dvalcik
Mine needs to be on a diet at 786.00

Mine needs to be on a diet at 786.00
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-20-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,671
Posted By Dvalcik
I agree with Scottís post and 3 of us camped...

I agree with Scottís post and 3 of us camped close to Scott at Air Aventure. A short video of the flight of three RV12s on a Xcounty 1 from Maine, 1 from Pa, and 1 from NJ to Oshkosh. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-14-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Dvalcik
Van’s, but antisplat now has them. I had to put...

Van’s, but antisplat now has them. I had to put a fabricate frame. Look up one of my posts from a few years ago...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-14-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Dvalcik
3.5 amps per seat Tech Era Carbon Fiber Seat...

3.5 amps per seat
Tech Era Carbon Fiber Seat Heater Kit
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-13-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Dvalcik
Ready for winter flying

Getting ready for cold weather flying - oil shutter installed to keep engine temps up at -10

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/oct 18. sutter.jpg


Installed seat heaters for me - keep my temps...
Forum: Northeast 09-17-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dvalcik
Mike Congrats on the 14 and hope to see you next...

Mike

Congrats on the 14 and hope to see you next year and you can give an update.
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dvalcik
More http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin sat 18...

More


http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin sat 18 06.jpg


http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin sat 18 08.jpg


http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin sat 18 02.jpg
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dvalcik
From Sat

A few photos from our fly-in on Sat. Late start with fog this morning, but it ended up a great day. We had 43 planes fly-in and the chapter flew 65 young eagles today. Unfortunately I had...
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dvalcik
Belfast Fly-in recap

Loring AFB visit and lobster dinner;

Due to weather only many of the planned out of state arrivals for Thursday did not happen. We did fly 6 RVs to the former Loring Air Force Base. The gaggle of...
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
Steve I will be at the airport 7:00 ish Friday...

Steve I will be at the airport 7:00 ish Friday morning
See you and the Captian at KBST
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
We need to be there between 9:15 and 9:30 -...

We need to be there between 9:15 and 9:30 -

Unicom 123.00
Left hand pattern 1 is preferred
Land on 1 - 19 permission to land on the X'd rwy
Park in # 2
Back taxi on active and see the photo -...
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
Hoping for good weather south of here and see...

Hoping for good weather south of here and see everyone that can make it on Friday for Lobster.
Forum: Northeast 09-11-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
Bobby sorry you can make it in. For everyone...

Bobby sorry you can make it in. For everyone that can make it in by Thursday, we will be taking a gaggle of RVs to Loring AFB, I have the letter authorization for our arrival to the closed AFB for a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 51,371
Posted By Dvalcik
Great adventure

John congrats on your adventure!

It was a pleasure meeting you on Maine just as you were starting your trip. I look forward to reading you full story.
Forum: Northeast 08-13-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
For rooms contact the Yankee clipper -(207)...

For rooms contact the Yankee clipper -(207) 338-2353

https://www.yankeeclippermotelbelfast.com/graphics/YC_Header.png

https://www.yankeeclippermotelbelfast.com/

For cars contact Enterprise Rental...
Forum: Northeast 08-13-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By Dvalcik
Count me in and I will bring the other RVe from...

Count me in and I will bring the other RVe from KBST
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Dvalcik
I believe you are correct, the tax laws changed...

I believe you are correct, the tax laws changed just after I registered mine years ago in PA. The state gets a feed from the FAA and they dont know if it is an experimental build from parts or...
Forum: Northeast 08-03-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
Update on the fly in

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/EAA-lobster-baner.jpg

I have arranged for lodging and rental cars for those who are coming in early. I will post more for the Yankee Clipper ( logging ) and Enterprise Cars...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-31-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,911
Posted By Dvalcik
A new RV Grin in Belfast Maine

I am Posting this for Mike with his RV Grin

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Mike G 73118.JPG

Mike Giles and his RV12 took her maiden flight today. Today was perfect for a first flight, sunny, low...
Forum: Northeast 07-06-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
Captain - Hope you can make the Friday dinner at...

Captain - Hope you can make the Friday dinner at Youngs Lobster. Bring the other guys from the south also.

You going to KOSH?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-06-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,303
Posted By Dvalcik
Smile Rv12

I vote for Wed at Noon same place :)
Forum: Northeast 07-03-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
Shoot me an email so I can help with a few...

Shoot me an email so I can help with a few recommendations if needed. Hope to see you at the flyin.


Robert i put an order in for good weather and we can find you that 2.5 or even 3 lb one. Are you...
Forum: Northeast 07-02-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dvalcik
Belfast Flyin Sept 15th

It is that time again - The date has been locked in and already recieving emails from RVrs coming in before the flyin to enjoy Maine.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin 18.png

Iíll post more after I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 51,371
Posted By Dvalcik
Thumbs up BGR

John

When do you get into Bangor on the 5th? If you are staying the night let me know and we can grab dinner. I can round up a few of the other RV characters in the area.

Sent you my mobile via...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,816
Posted By Dvalcik
Do ear muffs

My yellow lab took to them around the house, then I had her wear them in the truck on the way to the airport. No problems...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,928
Posted By Dvalcik
Really donít remember which document I sent, but...

Really donít remember which document I sent, but documents on my website
http://rv12pilot.com. Under rv12 documents
Forum: Northeast 02-26-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By Dvalcik
Jim Watts at KBST - Belfast Me balances props or...

Jim Watts at KBST - Belfast Me balances props or Dave if you want to go south vs north - Email me if you need more info
Forum: Northeast 02-19-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,488
Posted By Dvalcik
Brent, Remember lots of practice flying out of...

Brent, Remember lots of practice flying out of Maine, most runways have Ice and KBST seams to be at least 50 percent of the time when we want to fly on weekends - so landing at Alton Bay is some what...
Forum: Northeast 02-17-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,488
Posted By Dvalcik
Alton Bay Feb 2018

Cold crisp day in Maine and conditions were most likey the best they would be before Alton Bay closes, so off we went. Short hour flight with Temps -15c at 3000 feet and plenty of sun shine we...
Forum: ADS-B 01-31-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,819
Posted By Dvalcik
I agree :D

I agree :D
Forum: Northeast 01-29-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 58,488
Posted By Dvalcik
Checking with Paul re: conditions on Friday. If...

Checking with Paul re: conditions on Friday. If it is smooth a few of us are planning to arrive 9 am
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-22-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,977
Posted By Dvalcik
Iím 6í4 and cut the foam wedge in half and...

Iím 6í4 and cut the foam wedge in half and stuffed it back in the case
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-15-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,114
Posted By Dvalcik
If your alignment is very close and you are not...

If your alignment is very close and you are not hitting anywhere go get a tailpipe expander from Harbor Freight and slowly line-it up by expand it slowly. Slide the other pin in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 92,087
Posted By Dvalcik
No stock RV12 canopy

No stock RV12 canopy
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 92,087
Posted By Dvalcik
2017 favorite in-flight photo

This was taken by Brent C from his RV12 of Mark B (Skunkworks) and me somewhere over Ohio or Indiana on our way to Oshkosh.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Mark and Dave by Brent.jpg

Brent thanks again...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-29-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dvalcik
Last flight for 2017 - cold day in Maine

My last flight for 2017, cold day in Belfast. -17c and -23c @ 3000 ft. Got the chance to get close to 40 min of flight time searching for warm air, but no luck (just cold).

I installed the...
Forum: Northeast 12-22-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By Dvalcik
Happy Holidays to all

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/holiday-2017.jpg

Wishing everyone a happy Holiday with smooth clear blue sky's in 2018. At this time of the year enjoy your family and friends.
Forum: Northeast 12-19-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By Dvalcik
As a true transplanted Texan, I agree with your...

As a true transplanted Texan, I agree with your comments. We love it up here, on a side note I am trying to arrange a flyin at Loring for the spring. ( More to come )
Forum: Northeast 12-18-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,974
Posted By Dvalcik
See you then :D have a great holiday Captain if...

See you then :D have a great holiday

Captain if Alton Bay opens before Feb 24th we can schedule a breakfast or lunch gathering :)

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/alton bay 05.jpg

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