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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,879
Posted By FlyingBanker
^^^This. We do this all the time at our little...

^^^This. We do this all the time at our little grass strip in central Georgia, especially in the twilight hours. But even with that, Iíve seen them scatter, then come right back 9n the runway before...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By FlyingBanker
As a FYI, I am familiar with and have a fair...

As a FYI, I am familiar with and have a fair amount of experience with a Garmin 430W GPS, so hoping the 375 wonít be a steep learning curve.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,094
Posted By FlyingBanker
Got it back from condition inspection on Friday...

Got it back from condition inspection on Friday (thanks Vic Syracuse!) and flew it home after a brief stopover at 6A2 to check on the status of my instrument panel upgrade order. On Sunday after...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-24-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By FlyingBanker
Thanks, guys! Looks like Iíve got some learning...

Thanks, guys! Looks like Iíve got some learning to do.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-23-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By FlyingBanker
Learning Garmin

Iím in the process of having a panel upgrade done from VFR steam gauges to Garmin G3X touch with G5 backup and GNX375 GPS Navigator IFR panel. What are the best options beyond reading the Pilotís...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By FlyingBanker
For jacking mains, I use jack points in wing tie...

For jacking mains, I use jack points in wing tie down holes. For jacking front, I use a tie down in back with ratchet strap with main wheels chocked.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-11-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By FlyingBanker
My 4yr old grandson who lives in Greenville loves...

My 4yr old grandson who lives in Greenville loves that playground. Love visiting him there.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-02-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,904
Posted By FlyingBanker
Jeff, good sitting with you and your buddy and...

Jeff, good sitting with you and your buddy and enjoying some good chili. Nice meeting you. Bill, congrats on the 🌶 win! Yíall did a great job with the whole event! Had a blast! Hit 200kts ground...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-01-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,904
Posted By FlyingBanker
Probably wonít be hard to find, but do you know...

Probably wonít be hard to find, but do you know where on the airport property this will be happening?
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-31-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,737
Posted By FlyingBanker
PM also sent.

PM also sent.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,174
Posted By FlyingBanker
Well, I've only had my 6A for 10 months now, but...

Well, I've only had my 6A for 10 months now, but I've already logged 95 hours this year, so I suspect I'll go over 100 this year. Don't know if that will hold true every year, though, but I sure...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-26-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By FlyingBanker
I'd guess the drink goes in the space at the...

I'd guess the drink goes in the space at the front of the opening vacated by the arm when it is folded out - up near the fuel tank switch. That's just a guess, though, from the overhead video.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,904
Posted By FlyingBanker
Hoping to come if the weather cooperates.

Hoping to come if the weather cooperates.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 278,195
Posted By FlyingBanker
Steve, are these A20 holders available for sale?...

Steve, are these A20 holders available for sale? I don't see them on your website.
Forum: Safety 08-21-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,438
Posted By FlyingBanker
Are any of the advocacy groups like EAA or AOPA...

Are any of the advocacy groups like EAA or AOPA trying to get further reform to allow an otherwise qualified pilot to act as safety pilot under BasicMed without having to also act as PIC for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,096
Posted By FlyingBanker
No, as a knight, she would only be able to move...

No, as a knight, she would only be able to move to a white square from her current position.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,936
Posted By FlyingBanker
The HBC Welcome Wagon was an unexpected nice...

The HBC Welcome Wagon was an unexpected nice surprise and certainly helped fill in gaps where tram was not convenient.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By FlyingBanker
We'll be there Sunday morning if everything goes...

We'll be there Sunday morning if everything goes according to plan!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By FlyingBanker
For those mass arrival times - are those the...

For those mass arrival times - are those the arrival times over Fisk or at KOSH? If I'm over Fisk at 7 or 7:15am on Sun, will I run into issues with the Cirrus mass arrival?
Forum: GPS 06-28-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 46,018
Posted By FlyingBanker
I'm planning to have a dealer install of a 375...

I'm planning to have a dealer install of a 375 with a G3X shortly after Oshkosh. Very excited.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-27-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By FlyingBanker
That was my first thought too - I thought, uh oh,...

That was my first thought too - I thought, uh oh, someone just got a bad diagnosis at the doctor's office.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-26-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By FlyingBanker
Iíll be hitting you up for some info next spring...

Iíll be hitting you up for some info next spring as Iím hoping to fly into VKX next June for a conference at National Harbor.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-25-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,261
Posted By FlyingBanker
Same here, Mark. Letís get together for dinner...

Same here, Mark. Letís get together for dinner Sat evening.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By FlyingBanker
Thanks, Phil, that's exactly what I needed!

Thanks, Phil, that's exactly what I needed!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By FlyingBanker
Need Identification Help

Anyone have any information on this switch panel? Looking for any documentation that might be available.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gru0E4djjB43JebijO3oKK2vvP5RQIaA/view?usp=sharing
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-23-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,261
Posted By FlyingBanker
Iím coming from central Georgia and planning a...

Iím coming from central Georgia and planning a fuel stop at Madison, IN (KIMS) and an overnight stop in Watertown, WI (KRYV) with an early morning departure for the short hop to RIPON/FISKE/KOSH -...
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,773
Posted By FlyingBanker
Coming - wife and me. RV-6A owner, but thinking...

Coming - wife and me. RV-6A owner, but thinking about RV-10
Forum: Southeast 06-18-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,110
Posted By FlyingBanker
I purchased my plane in December 2018 from an...

I purchased my plane in December 2018 from an individual in California and flew it to my home airport in Georgia immediately. Checked with a tax attorney and was advised that as long as I took...
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,366
Posted By FlyingBanker
Kerry, I'm assuming since you posted this in the...

Kerry, I'm assuming since you posted this in the RV-14 model specific channel, you are looking for connections to current RV-14 builders/owners. Otherwise, I'm sure there are a ton of RV owners of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,212
Posted By FlyingBanker
Iím a OSH newbie too. This will be my first time....

Iím a OSH newbie too. This will be my first time. Planning to fly in with the 6A and camping with my wife in HBC. Getting excited! Looking forward to meeting some of you at this and other events!
Forum: Southeast 06-04-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By FlyingBanker
Contact Vern Darley...

Contact Vern Darley (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=69) at KFFC. There are about 45 RVs based at Falcon Field and Vern can get you hooked up.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By FlyingBanker
I haven't had the plane that long and don't have...

I haven't had the plane that long and don't have an outside air probe, so hadn't yet calculated any TAS standards to measure against. Other thoughts on how I can troubleshoot this?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-02-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By FlyingBanker
Tachometer or Engine Issue

Help me troubleshoot, please. My RV6A recently started reading about 500 rpm too low pretty consistently. I have mechanical cable from the engine with a transducer and Vans IE VTACH GEN 3500 with...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-22-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By FlyingBanker
A&P for Owner Assist Condition Inspection

Looking for an A&P convenient to north-central Georgia (Lake Oconee area) able and willing to do owner-assist condition inspection on an RV6A. I'm based at 32GA, but willing to travel reasonable...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-14-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,218
Posted By FlyingBanker
If Iím reading correctly, for the Anti-Splat mod,...

If Iím reading correctly, for the Anti-Splat mod, you have to send the wheels to Anti-Splat. How long does it take to get this done and get them back? In other words, how long will my plane be down...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-14-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,218
Posted By FlyingBanker
Replace Bearings - Cleveland Wheels

I need to replace the bearings in the main gears on my RV-6A. Haven't ever done this before. I've got a friend with experience that is going to help me with the replacement, but I need some...
Forum: Safety 05-09-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,966
Posted By FlyingBanker
I had to wait about a month for the parts from...

I had to wait about a month for the parts from ACS, but once complete, the reimbursement credit was easy and quick.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,514
Posted By FlyingBanker
Ours too! Way excited and looking forward to it.

Ours too! Way excited and looking forward to it.
Forum: Southeast 05-01-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By FlyingBanker
Looking for temporary hangar space at KNEW in June

Flying in to KNEW in June with my wife for a conference. Lodging is all taken care of with the conference. Anyone know someone with a hangar with enough space to tuck away my 6A for a few days? ...
Forum: GPS 04-29-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,020
Posted By FlyingBanker
Apparently there is some room for debate on this,...

Apparently there is some room for debate on this, but I can tell you in my own personal risk management profile, there is no way I want to be in any visible moisture without a heated pitot. So for...
Forum: GPS 04-29-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,020
Posted By FlyingBanker
You didnít mention having a heated pitot, but I...

You didnít mention having a heated pitot, but I believe you would need that for legal IFR.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,631
Posted By FlyingBanker
My next door neighbor just finished his hangar...

My next door neighbor just finished his hangar with a HigherPower door and he loves it and Iím extremely jealous. I inherited the multi-panel rolling door on my hangar with the house purchase and...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-25-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By FlyingBanker
Anthony, just sent you a PM on this.

Anthony, just sent you a PM on this.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-24-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,458
Posted By FlyingBanker
Cool video! Here's the question my wife would...

Cool video! Here's the question my wife would ask - what happens if the engine fails at the 2:04 mark in the video?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By FlyingBanker
It's there. That's where I listen.

It's there. That's where I listen.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,097
Posted By FlyingBanker
Woohoo, I'm official now! N62MG is now...

Woohoo, I'm official now! N62MG is now officially registered in my name with the FAA. Due to 2 rounds (missed printing my name below my signature on the first submission) and a government shutdown,...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-22-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By FlyingBanker
Paint Touch Up

I bought my plane in December. It did not have a builders log with it. There are a couple of very small issues (one chip and one short scratch/gouge) with the paint that I want to try to address...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By FlyingBanker
The best t-shirt I bought at SnF was this one:...

The best t-shirt I bought at SnF was this one: https://www.pilotmall.com/products/aviation-can-be-hazardous-t-shirt?variant=15824961011755
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By FlyingBanker
Speaking of being broke, I got two cool t-shirts...

Speaking of being broke, I got two cool t-shirts at SnF this year. One, a freebie from Stein Air, has their slogan on the back: "We're not happy until you're broke!" The other, a purchase from...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-18-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By FlyingBanker
C'mon, you're a pilot for crying out loud - it's...

C'mon, you're a pilot for crying out loud - it's hangar, not hanger. Unless you really are looking for someone to share your closet space. ;)
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-17-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,454
Posted By FlyingBanker
Can someone confirm if this is accurate? Or only...

Can someone confirm if this is accurate? Or only in the case of application for new N-number at the same time? My plane that I purchased in December has had a couple of moves from its original FSDO...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By FlyingBanker
Jerry, thanks for the additional info. I'll keep...

Jerry, thanks for the additional info. I'll keep you posted. Dependent on weather, of course, hoping to come in on Sunday 7/21, time TBD. Sounds like it should work OK.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By FlyingBanker
Another quick question. My wife has some...

Another quick question. My wife has some physical limitations and will have some batteries that need recharging - specifically for a CPAP machine and for a mobility scooter. CPAP battery would need...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By FlyingBanker
Perfect! Thanks. It was the ďShowplanesĒ...

Perfect! Thanks. It was the ďShowplanesĒ reference that was confusing me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By FlyingBanker
Oshkosh Aircraft Camping

Iím planning to fly my plane to OSH this summer for the big show. On the Aircraft Camping page they say the aircraft camping areas are segmented into two categories: General Aircraft Camping (North...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-08-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,725
Posted By FlyingBanker
Not my understanding. I believe the mag will...

Not my understanding. I believe the mag will tell you whether it is left turning or right turning on the data plate. Whichever way the mag turns, that's the slot you should use for timing. Has...
Forum: California 04-03-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By FlyingBanker
Lee Apaka with Team Light Aviation did my pre-buy...

Lee Apaka with Team Light Aviation did my pre-buy on RV-6A.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By FlyingBanker
My plane is not IFR capable (yet), so while I was...

My plane is not IFR capable (yet), so while I was originally planning to arrive Tue morning, now looks like either Tue late afternoon after the airshow TFR, or early Wed morning.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,899
Posted By FlyingBanker
See the other link I posted above. I think that’s...

See the other link I posted above. I think that’s what you are looking for.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,899
Posted By FlyingBanker
Sam, so the Homebuilt Camping area is on the far...

Sam, so the Homebuilt Camping area is on the far eastern edge of the show past tram stop 8, correct? And closest showers on the other side of seaplane parking. Nice hike to anything including the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By FlyingBanker
If weather cooperates, Iíll also be flying in Tue...

If weather cooperates, Iíll also be flying in Tue morning and staying until Sat morning. Also happy to meet up. Iíll be camping in Homebuilt Camping.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-07-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,192
Posted By FlyingBanker
Congratulations, Chuck. I just did the exact...

Congratulations, Chuck. I just did the exact same thing a few months ago. I'm loving it so far, except I haven't gotten to fly nearly as much as I'd like with terrible weather just about every...
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