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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-21-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Special Delivery
753 lbs is listed on W&B... scales were not...

753 lbs is listed on W&B... scales were not certified but I expect it's pretty close. /reb
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-20-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Special Delivery
After several days in the VAF classifieds without...

After several days in the VAF classifieds without a response, it's obviously time to sweeten the deal... reduced to $79,500.

But wait, there's more...
If you're a paid VAF member, you can take...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-18-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up FS: Eagle's Nest Projects RV-12 / N911EN

Looking for a very nice RV-12... this is it!

Clear Springs High School (TX) is working on their 5th Eagle's Nest RV-12 and this aircraft, their 3rd build, is being sold to fund its completion....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Special Delivery
"Bear Force One" (EN-19 Montgomery High School)...

"Bear Force One" (EN-19 Montgomery High School) was naked at the event... scheduled for paint at GLO Custom Aircraft Painting (http://www.glocustom.com/) (52F) the first week of June. Bear Force One...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - EN-19 Montgomery HS (TX) - Inaugural 1st Flight

Eagle's Nest Projects
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - KCXO

Montgomery High School (TX) celebrates the inaugural 1st flight of "Bear Force One". The celebration was a community event with over 200 in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Special Delivery
-received from Alex McGonegal and posted here at...

-received from Alex McGonegal and posted here at his request /reb

To my VAF friends and supporters,

I have done many things at Central High School. I have made friends, learned about the world...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Alex McGonegal 1st Solo - Central High School (WI)

-Text msg received from Jim Senft, ENP Program Director at Central high school, Westosha, WI.
“Ernie, we’re having a problem keeping fuel in the tank of our RV-12, Falcon-1. It goes through the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - TI Mentors Help Mckinney Aviation Academy Students (TX)

Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney Aviation Academy (TX)
March-2018

McKinney Aviation Academy recently received a $25,000 grant from American Airlines. After careful thought and consideration about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - SWA rolls out the Red-Carpet for Montgomery HS (TX) students

Wednesday - March 28, 2018
Southwest Airlines rolls out the Red-Carpet
for Montgomery High School (TX) ENP...
Forum: RV-12 03-20-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,920
Posted By Special Delivery
They are NOT the same spring. The new spring...

They are NOT the same spring.
The new spring mounts on the throttle shaft and I expect the new design will all but eliminate the occasional breakages we've all experienced.
Thank you Van's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI) in the News

Click the link to the full article for a delightful and inspiring success story about what can be accomplished in a community when a dedicated team of mentors and educators come together with a...
Forum: RV-12 03-06-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Special Delivery
Tom, There are actually two bands on the legacy...

Tom,
There are actually two bands on the legacy fuse harness, an upper and lower. If you don't get a response here, I can get the upper measurment from Montgomery on Thurs. Keep up the great work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By Special Delivery
https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-CBXkf...

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-CBXkfrH/0/6f8cbb38/O/OfficeCrew.jpg

Ah yes, I too raise a glass to the ladies at Van’s… “Behind every good man is a great woman”; a truism that's alive...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-13-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,090
Posted By Special Delivery
Paul, I suspect we're not the only ones...

Paul, I suspect we're not the only ones challenged in this area. At the other end of the spectrum we occupy is of course, Jay Pratt at RV-Central. I didn't realize when Jay agreed to host the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-13-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,090
Posted By Special Delivery
Drill Bit Organization - I'll show you mine if you'll show me yours

The photo below was semi-staged, but it's not far from what I often find on my workbench.

Seeing that our community is in constant pursuit of a 'better mouse trap', the custom wood tail lift, Randy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,468
Posted By Special Delivery
Not Arizona... but the experience is well worth a...

Not Arizona... but the experience is well worth a trip to Houston (south).

Bruce Bohannon is approved by Gallagher Insurance (and others) for RV -3,-4, and -8 transition training, he'll sign you off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Special Delivery
Thank you for the kind words but I deserve little...

Thank you for the kind words but I deserve little to no credit for the success of Eagle's Nest Projects. All I had was an idea, and we all know what they're worth!

The real work and success of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery High School (TX) in the News

Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery High School (TX)

By Foti Kallergis
Friday, February 02, 2018 08:01AM
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) --

Click photo to view...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By Special Delivery
New Life for Garmin 696 Battery Pack

Garmin 696 Replacement Cells for Battery Pack

Back story:
Garmin 696 installed in panel for 10+ years with battery installed. Yep, the battery appears to be toast and won't take a charge. When...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,606
Posted By Special Delivery
True... except for the RV-8 Bruce Bohannon uses...

True... except for the RV-8 Bruce Bohannon uses for transition training which also includes rear brakes.
=======================================
Mujahid,

Bruce Bohannon is approved by Gallagher...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-14-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,917
Posted By Special Delivery
Alternative Connector for CHT/EGT Probes

Fast On connectors crimped onto solid wires (EGT/CHT) is a recipe for a problematic connection. EI's OLC-1 solves this problem for $1.60/ea, and when installed offset and covered with heat shrink is...
Forum: RV-12 12-18-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,052
Posted By Special Delivery
Please report back when you find the problem.

Please report back when you find the problem.
Forum: RV-12 12-18-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,052
Posted By Special Delivery
Classic symptom of trash in a carb. Pull em,...

Classic symptom of trash in a carb. Pull em, clean em, and $1 to a doughnut your problem will be solved.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Anthony Medina / 1st Supervised Solo at Central HS (WI)

December 1, 2017
Central High School (WI) Eagle's Nest Projects (Team Senft)
Anthony Medina - 1st Supervised Solo (Executed flawlessly)

Team 'Senft' at Central High School (WI) is turning out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,083
Posted By Special Delivery
Provided by F1Boss

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-TXZNjF8/1/ef270cca/X2/Gear%20Leg%20Stiffiner-X2.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,825
Posted By Special Delivery
Whenever the topic of "how high have you been in...

Whenever the topic of "how high have you been in your RV" comes up, I'm always reminded of what Bruce Bohannon accomplished in 2006 with his modified RV-4; ...47,500'...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By Special Delivery
Vic, Great to hear you'll be at the DeLand Light...

Vic,

Great to hear you'll be at the DeLand Light Sport Showcase. If possible, I'd like to reserve 2 of those signed caps for two very special young men, Eagle's Nest build students who will each be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 401,229
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Granbury HS (EN-17)

10/21/2017
Eagle's Nest Projects
Granbury Regional Airport - (EN-17) Ceremonial 1st Flight
https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-cNqGNpp/0/b6c02de7/L/DSC_2962-L.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - EN-17 Granbury HS Ceremonial 1st Flight

Granbury (TX) High School Students Celebrate the Completion
of their Eagle's Nest Project (EN-17) - a Van's Aircraft RV-12

10/21/2017 - Granbury Regional Airport
Granbury Mayor, Nin Hulett, GISD...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - You're Invited to MISD/MAA Inaugural First Flight & Expo

Eagle's Nest Projects
Inaugural First Flight Events

Mark your calendar and fly or drive...

Pick a Saturday... or better yet, attend both events!

Granbury: meet the student builders, teachers,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By Special Delivery
Ryan Malcomb - "The Rest of the Story" See post...

Ryan Malcomb - "The Rest of the Story"
See post #2

Have a great day!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By Special Delivery
Ryan Malcomb - The Rest of the Story

Ryan Malcomb - 1st Solo Flight on his 16th birthday (8/30/17)
Continuing a family tradition, Ryan is the 4th member to complete a 1st Solo Flight on a 16th birthday!

Pictured below is Ryan on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Two 1st Solos / 1 day and 1000 miles apart

Eagle's Nest Projects
Two 1st Solos - 1 Day and 1000 miles Apart

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-kM4MdwS/0/cea4132c/S/Rachel%20Solo-S.jpg...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-17-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By Special Delivery
Here ya go, Pat... it's time for a new...

Here ya go, Pat... it's time for a new battery.

BatteryMart.com (http://www.batterymart.com/p-odyssey-pc680-battery.html)
$109.95 No Tax Free Shipping
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By Special Delivery
Stitch, Apologize for slow email reply... been...

Stitch,
Apologize for slow email reply... been dealing with weather related issues here in Houston. Best to contact me by phone 0700-2100 CDT; cell 713 eight two three 9509.
Have a great day!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 840
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) 4th Private Pilot - Josh Engberg

Josh Engberg
First Solo 2/21/2017... SEL Private Pilot 8/16/2017

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-KLX2XvW/0/de2d0f1c/M/Josh_Solo%20Shirt-L-M.jpg...
Forum: RV-3 08-14-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By Special Delivery
3B-Which Dynon Pitch Servo

I'm currently flying Fred Bauer's 3B (N313RV) with a TruTrak "C" pitch servo (image below) and a "B" roll servo. Fred's build notes indicate the TruTrak "B" model didn't have enough torque to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,489
Posted By Special Delivery
Mark, Seeing you're in League City, I would...

Mark,

Seeing you're in League City, I would highly recommend Bruce Bohannon; Legend Cub for primary training and tail wheel endorsements, RV-8 w/LODA for RV-3,4,8 transition training, Pitts S2B for...
Forum: Rocket 06-06-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By Special Delivery
Gary Hunter... aka as the Shell "answer man" and...

Gary Hunter... aka as the Shell "answer man" and "the glue guru". Gary recently got married, retired from his daily grind of developing resins for worldwide customers, and is in the last 10% of his...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Clear Springs HS Completes their 4th RV-12 Build

Clear Springs High School (TX) completes their 4th Eagle's Nest Projects RV-12 build.

N916EN s/n:120960 A/W Cert: 5/18/2017
Flying off Phase-1 hours - GLO Custom (http://www.glocustom.com/) next...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Visit to the Texas Capital and Serving the Community

It’s been a busy week for Eagle’s Nest students at McKinney Aviation Academy (TX).

In addition to regular studies and completing the final touches on their RV-12 build project before flying it to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Space Center Houston

Eagle's Nest Projects was the greeting exhibit at CCISD's 4th Annual Science Extravaganza hosted at Space Center Houston.
Couldn't resist the opportunity to stray a little off course to get this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 401,229
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Space Center Houston

Eagle's Nest Projects was the greeting exhibit at CCISD's 4th Annual Science Extravaganza held at Space Center Houston.
Couldn't resist the opportunity to stray a little off course to get this photo...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - WFAA (ABC Dallas) Features McKinney HS Students

Richard Rensing and Erica Swenson are McKinney ISD high school seniors, Eagle's Nest Projects build-students, and are the only two students in McKinney ISD to earn a Private Pilot license before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,845
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Josh Enberg 1st Solo (Central HS WI)

Eagle’s Nest Projects – Westosha Central High School (WI)

Introducing Josh Engberg – Central High School’s most recent “1st solo” pilot.
Please welcome Josh to the VAF community, and if you have any...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,827
Posted By Special Delivery
Haven't noticed oil canning in this area on our...

Haven't noticed oil canning in this area on our previous three builds at Clear Springs HS but d*** it, right after reading this thread and examining the recently completed wings on our 4th build, one...
Forum: RV-12 02-10-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,089
Posted By Special Delivery
RV-12 SLSA Interior Paint Color

Recently received from the kind folks at Synergy Air. Posted here so I don't have to bother Synergy again when I can't find the scrap I wrote it down on and to possibly help some other poor soul in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By Special Delivery
Bill, Great question... and with a wide brush...

Bill,

Great question... and with a wide brush I’ll answer yes, the environment within and surrounding an Eagle’s Nest Project does inspire and promote the engineering concept you describe. With a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Student Achievement - Meeting the Challenge

A teachable moment is an unplanned opportunity that arises in the classroom where a teacher/mentor has an ideal opportunity to offer insight to his or her student(s). A teachable moment is not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,635
Posted By Special Delivery
Outstanding progress report, Pat... I just spoke...

Outstanding progress report, Pat...
I just spoke with Kevin and he shared that the students are well into the fuselage. I really enjoyed my recent airport and build session visit and there's no doubt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,543
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Declan Steinke 1st Solo (Central HS WI)

If it's a VFR day in Wisconsin, chances are you'll find one or more of the Eagle's Nest Projects build-students at Westosha Central High School in their student-built RV-12 receiving flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,576
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Granbury High School (TX) - Meet the Student-Builders

ENP-17 is officially under construction at Granbury High School (TX). Please take a moment to welcome these outstanding student-builders to VAF, the exciting world of aviation, and to the elite...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 921
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School in the news

Eagle's Nest Projects
Central High School - Westosha, WI

"Students Go From High School & Cockpit To College"
by Dave Weiman
Midwest Flyer
Oct/Nov 2016

FULL STORY >> MidwestFlyer.com...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,978
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Wings Over Houston 2016

PLTW Aerospace Engineering Students, Mentors, and Teachers from Clear Springs High School in League City, TX displayed three completed Eagle's Nest Projects at Wings Over Houston. Clear skies and...
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-26-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,702
Posted By Special Delivery
Congratulations and 73s to you my friend! Job...

Congratulations and 73s to you my friend!
Job well done... Beer is in me.
WB5EHB
Forum: RV-3 09-14-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,171
Posted By Special Delivery
Ah yes... all this panel stuff brings back...

Ah yes... all this panel stuff brings back memories.
Built this in 2010; never installed. Inherited N313RV and considering a panel update. Thinking a 10" screen and g-meter... done. Yes, I'm addicted...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,002
Posted By Special Delivery
You're welcome, Pat, but the real thanks goes to...

You're welcome, Pat, but the real thanks goes to you for promoting the program to the city and school district, for organizing all the meetings, for towing your beautiful RV-12 in the 4th of July...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,002
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Welcomes Granbury High School (TX)

August - 2016
Granbury High School (TX)
Builder #120994 (EN-17)

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r580/EaglesNestProjects/VAF%20Photos/Welcome_Granbury_VAF_zpsgg8vrf2p.jpg

Eagle’s Nest Projects...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By Special Delivery
Olivia & Nicole passed their Private Pilot checkrides with flying colors

Just got the call from Jim Senft at Central High School - Two Private Pilots have just been added to the rolls. Photos coming soon.

Olivia and Nicole were on the Eagle's Nest RV-12 build-team at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By Special Delivery
Smile Olivia & Nicole - Private Pilot Checkrides

Eagle's Nest Projects
Central High School-District of Westosha
Olivia & Nicole
Private Pilot Checkrides now in the Books (APRS artwork at its...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - The APRS brush in the hands of Student Pilots

For some time now Vlad has amazed us with his APRS artistic talent; his creativity, attention to detail, precise strokes, textures, and imagery are simply breathtaking. The following APRS art was...
Forum: RV-12 08-22-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,394
Posted By Special Delivery
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