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Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 5: Puerto Plata (MDPP) to St. Kitts (TKPK)

Here we are, a 3-ship with me leading Opie & Gail and Moody Blue & Bun:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/vaf_res/0_MDPP_to_TKPK_res.jpg

Just after takeoff from Puerto...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 4: Homestead (X51) to Great Exuma (MYEF) then to Puerto Plata (MDPP)

It's quite difficult to describe the beauty of the water color of the Caribbean...

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/vaf_res/0_X51_to_MYEF_res.jpg

Two hours after leaving the coast of...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 4: Homestead (X51) to Great Exuma (MYEF)

ALPHA Flight: Barry & Amy Marz, Rosie & Tuppergal, Sharbait, Elvis and Chappy:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/vaf_res/2_x51_res.jpg

BRAVO Flight: Sandy & Roy Thoma, Cookie & Scoot, Taco...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 3: On the ramp at Homestead (X51) Florida

Our RV is right at home on the ramp at X51...

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/vaf_res/N628PV_X51_res.jpg

My longtime friend's Opie & Gail Dodson's Glasair...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Many Thanks to SCOOT!!!!

Hi All! I can't thank Scott "Scoot" Card for getting my computer fixed after I was able to beat my broken camera into submission!!!! Also used my Iphone for pics but much more prefer my little Canon...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-18-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
SO SORRY FOR THE LATE REPLY HERE....LONG DAY...

SO SORRY FOR THE LATE REPLY HERE....LONG DAY YESTERDAY...

I have bad news and good news... The bad news is that my camera broke, my computer broke and the plane broke (alternator...again) so had to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-16-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/Track_L0...

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/Track_L00_GNV.jpg

PS: I'd say the Cards and us are flying to Spruce Creek (7FL6) tomorrow for Easter Breakfast but I can't... we are flying there later on...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 2: Texas to Florida

If you have never been to Lamberts, you HAVE to go at least ONCE in your lifetime!!!! GREAT food and GREAT fun!!!!

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/Lamberts1.jpg

We departed Foley just...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 2: Texas to Florida

We flew east from BFE for a short while under the overcast before we could climb up to 7.5K and here's what we saw for xx hours to Jacksonville (JSO), TX where we stopped for...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas and Day 2: Texas to Florida

If you are familiar with the Albuquerque area, this is the southern end of that mountain range to the east of ABQ... this is looking north:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/NM02.jpg

And...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas

Our Neighbor, Bill Jennings was there to see us off from Rosamond, with takeoff at ~1315, Friday, April 14th.

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/L00.jpg

Leaving Rosamond and flying west,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Rosie & Tuppergal are safe in Gainesville (GNV),...

Rosie & Tuppergal are safe in Gainesville (GNV), FL landing on Saturday night at ~2115 local time (about an hour of night flight)...again:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/GNV_ramp1

We saw...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
We landed here at Foley (5R4) AL just after 1600...

We landed here at Foley (5R4) AL just after 1600 and are waiting for the van to Lamberts Cafe (http://www.throwedrolls.com) :) One more 2-hour flight to Gainesville (GNV) FL for the night after...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Yes Robert, Absolutely!!!! Safe on the ground...

Yes Robert, Absolutely!!!! Safe on the ground here at Jacksonville (JSO), TX for fuel, checking WX and... bathroom stop :) We departed BFE and flew about 1100 AGL for about an hour until we could...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas

We are on the ground, safe at Terry County (BFE) airport in Texas and are going to 'slep' it right here at the FBO.... 5.2 hours on the hobbs with a bit of night flying and exciting night landing...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas

Just checked weather here in St. Johns (AZ) and now flying to Terry County (BFE) and will call it a day there :) Rosie & Tuppergal
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas

Deal Ironflight!!!! We are departing for the GREAT CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE in about 15 minutes.... We are flying to St. Johns (SJN) for fuel then into the panhandle of Texas (somewhere) later tonight...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
The Adventure begins in about 12 hours from now,...

The Adventure begins in about 12 hours from now, Friday April 14th with our take set for sometime after 1200 PDT... and we have some VERY LATE comers joining us in their RV-10: Barry & Amy Lamboda...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-11-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Thanks for the offer Galin!!!! Not sure where the...

Thanks for the offer Galin!!!! Not sure where the others are planning to stop but I'm hoping to have lunch with friends at Spruce Creek on Easter Sunday then to Homestead after that :) Rosie
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-08-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
OPEN SEAT AVAILABLE!!!!

Here's an opportunity for an RV BUILDER who can join us on SHORT NOTICE!!!! Rich "Elvis" Emery has an empty seat for this trip and would like to fill it with someone who'd like to get away for two...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-06-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,528
Posted By Rosie
Rosie & Tuppergal's Caribbean Trip 2017

Hello to our RV Family of Friends!!!!

It’s 2017... an ‘odd’ year... so that means Tuppergal and I are flying back to the Caribbean for another FUN-FILLED-FLYING-ADVENTURE as we are joined by GREAT...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-04-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,046
Posted By Rosie
For ONE DAY, that is WWWOOOOOWWWWWEEEEEE!!!!!!...

For ONE DAY, that is WWWOOOOOWWWWWEEEEEE!!!!!!

Life is GRAND... when you fly an RV :)

Keep poundin' them rivet's because it's ALL worth it!!! Rosie
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-01-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,312
Posted By Rosie
Congrats Vlad!!!! All I can add is that I'd like...

Congrats Vlad!!!! All I can add is that I'd like to have a branch of your money tree :) Rosie
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-05-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,922
Posted By Rosie
New Year's Day Flyout 2017 to Lake Havasu

All, I was in Switzerland last New Year's Day but am home this year so based on the e-mail from Larry "Kubota" Schneider, let's again plan our annual New Year's Day Flyout 2017 back to Lake Havasu...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,873
Posted By Rosie
Thanks for the callout.... I'm 10 hours short of...

Thanks for the callout.... I'm 10 hours short of 4200TT on the flap motor, and I've replaced my brushes twice. I've not had ANY problems, and I spray LPS #1 on the flap rod at every annual :) Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,006
Posted By Rosie
The Blue RV-10 won something....

Made it to Borger (TX) from OSH today.... I can say that last night, I looked inside the beautiful RV-10 (BLUE with all the USO/Soldier/Military Services paint scheme by John Stahr) and there was a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,768
Posted By Rosie
Bill Wootton had a wrapped RV-6 parked on the...

Bill Wootton had a wrapped RV-6 parked on the front (east) line of the special RV-6 parking, not far from 'Mikey'... it's blue with many other nice colors :) Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By Rosie
OSHKOSH RV-6/6A PILOTS

ATTENTION ALL OSHKOSH RV-6/6A PILOTS:

Please stop by the VAN'S AIRCRAFT DISPLAY TENT BEFORE YOU LEAVE OSH to pick up your PERSONALIZED CERTIFICATE 30th Year Anniversary of the RV-6 design.

The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,762
Posted By Rosie
OSHKOSH GROUP PHOTO: WEDNESDAY 8:30AM

OSHKOSH RV Pilots (and you are at OSH on Wednesday),

I would like to invite to you join us for the RV GROUP PHOTO that will be on Wednesday morning, 8:30am at the Special RV Parking display, just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Rosie
We-B Smokin'

Thank you all for the suggestion to stop (and end our 8-hour flying day) at Miami County Airport (K81) just south of Kansas City! We had a GREAT BBQ meal and are now settled in at the Paola Inn for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By Rosie
You are ABSOLUTELY correct Scoot!!!! It's the...

You are ABSOLUTELY correct Scoot!!!! It's the people that make the trips!!! Thanks for the tip... and... YES... we need to get the group together to talk about Antilles 2017!!!! :) Rosie & Tuppergal
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Rosie
Any good BBQ near Amelia Earhart (K59)?

Looks like I may overnight here enroute to OSH... suggestions appreciated for any BBQ nearby or even a nearby airport :) Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-19-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,004
Posted By Rosie
Now that I have a schedule, I have space...

Now that I have a schedule, I have space available for seven (RVs) flying in on FRIDAY, end of the week.... Let me know via this e-mail (n628pv@sbcglobal.net) if you might be interested :) Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-19-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,958
Posted By Rosie
30 Years of the RV-6/6A Design: Schedule of Events!!!

All, I have copied the schedule and added what I know of from my work with EAA's Charlie Becker.

BY ALL MEANS, please post any corrections to this thread, however, there is NO NEED TO KEEP...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By Rosie
Rosie needs some suggestions please...

If any of you had (have) the opportunity to attend a Banquet where Rosie is the guest speaker.... what topics might you like to hear about....??? Seriously all, I could use some input here :D...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,721
Posted By Rosie
Bob, I look forward to meeting you and Gail...

Bob, I look forward to meeting you and Gail too!!!!! Not a drinker but exceptions can be made :) See you soon, Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-18-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,004
Posted By Rosie
30 Years of the RV-6/6A Design: SPECIAL PARKING for RV-6/6A!!!!!

Here's the list of volunteers to park in the Special RV parking area. Let me know via this e-mail address (n628pv@sbcglobal.net) for corrections. Thank you for joining us! Rosie...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-12-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,004
Posted By Rosie
Thank you to those who have e-mailed me! I still...

Thank you to those who have e-mailed me! I still have room for about 10 RVs so please e-mail me (n628pv@sbcglobal.net) if you'd like to park here. MANY THANKS to Jeff for the alternate camping...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-08-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,004
Posted By Rosie
30 Years of the RV-6/6A Design: SPECIAL PARKING for RV-6/6A!!!!!

All,
In honor the 30 Year Anniversary of the RV-6 design, Charlie Becker of EAA has arranged some SPECIAL parking for (roughly) fifteen (15) RV-6/6As near the flight line.

I'm looking for owners...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 862
Posted By Rosie
Teaching Moment: Squawking 77XX

All, I was recently flying with my former hangar-mate, Splinter (RV-8A, RV-3), and we used flight following to Harris Ranch (3O8) from Rosamond Skypark (L00). I was squawking 1200 when I called ATC...
Forum: California 06-27-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,663
Posted By Rosie
What Mel said.... Also, can anyone chime in on...

What Mel said.... Also, can anyone chime in on the Insurance factor.... trying to insure a student pilot (to fly solo), I would think, be OBSCENELY expensive :eek: Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-16-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,514
Posted By Rosie
30 Years of the RV-6/6A Design: Shirts and Shirt/Hat Combo NOW AVAILABLE!!!

YES, FINALLY!!!!!! You can now order you Anniversary GEAR via these links!!!!!!

Click Shirt/Hat Combination...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-16-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 44,261
Posted By Rosie
AHHHH!!!!! I have been delinquent in keeping up...

AHHHH!!!!! I have been delinquent in keeping up with my thread here... my apologies!!!!! YES DAN, there is a method to the madness! We are planning PERSONALIZED certificates for those flying in ANY...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-11-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 44,261
Posted By Rosie
Dan, there are no mass arrivals planned that I...

Dan, there are no mass arrivals planned that I know of... But that doesn't mean somebody can't plan one... my plate is full :) Rosie

PS: At last count, I saw 319 names on the list.

Bryan & Marge...
Forum: California 05-09-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,976
Posted By Rosie
Good morning to my RV "Family of Friends"!!! I've...

Good morning to my RV "Family of Friends"!!! I've been out-of-pocket most of the week, spending time with a longtime friend who is cooped-up in Baylor University Medical Center (Downtown Dallas); my...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-14-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 44,261
Posted By Rosie
Many thanks to Doug for getting this reminder up...

Many thanks to Doug for getting this reminder up for me! We are fast-approaching the T-MINUS three (3) months and counting to the 30 Year Celebration of the RV-6 design...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By Rosie
Life is better with an RV....CONGRATS!!!! :D Rosie

Life is better with an RV....CONGRATS!!!! :D Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-26-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 44,261
Posted By Rosie
30 Year Anniversary Celebration of the RV-6/6A design

MANY CONGRATS to ART WOODS of Albuquerque who is #200 to sign up for our HUGE Celebration...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,614
Posted By Rosie
UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL CONDUITS!!!! From where...

UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL CONDUITS!!!! From where your main electrical panel, conduits running underground to each wall in the hangar. Will help when you need to pull power from one side to the other...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-09-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,117
Posted By Rosie
This is indeed very sad news.... I will miss my...

This is indeed very sad news.... I will miss my friend Red...

http://www.paulrosales.com/VAF/Rosie_Red_LOE07.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,038
Posted By Rosie
No Challenge at all in an RV! Winds are usually...

No Challenge at all in an RV! Winds are usually <5 knots and the runway is in perfect condition :D Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,038
Posted By Rosie
How many miles did you fly in 2015?

Here's my odomoter....had to fly to Harris Ranch for Steak Breakfast this morning to break 20K!!!! Vlad...Turbo....????? :D Rosie

http://www.paulrosales.com/VAF/2015_flight_miles.jpg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-20-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,955
Posted By Rosie
Rosie & Tuppergal will be in Switzerland on New...

Rosie & Tuppergal will be in Switzerland on New Year's Day and won't be able to join the RV Fliers :( ANYONE can run lead on on this, and all it takes is one post with the Destination, an alternate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,357
Posted By Rosie
Ditto: What my neighbor Michael said... :D

Ditto: What my neighbor Michael said... :D
Forum: California 11-04-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,864
Posted By Rosie
Fly on over the hill to nearby L00...

Fly on over the hill to nearby L00 (http://www.airnav.com/airport/L00) (Rosamond Skypark) for a visit!!!! Here's a map to our hangar (http://www.paulrosales.com/map.jpg) :D Rosie & Tuppergal
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By Rosie
It's been 49 states for quite awhile... I'm glad...

It's been 49 states for quite awhile... I'm glad I flew with Gary "Condor" Sobek to Alaska back in 2001...I have a picture of us in Fairbanks, under the fuel price sign... $3.25/gallon :D Rosie &...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-05-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 44,261
Posted By Rosie
Now 110 sign-ups as of Monday 5 October :D Rosie

Now 110 sign-ups as of Monday 5 October :D Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-05-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 44,261
Posted By Rosie
Jim, it's all about figuring out where to put all...

Jim, it's all about figuring out where to put all the RVs! :D Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-02-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 44,261
Posted By Rosie
Bob, I see you were #2 to sign up behind me...

Bob, I see you were #2 to sign up behind me followed by Scott Card, Curt Sullivant, Dan Landry and Axel Alvarez. 52 sign-ups now at 0730 on Friday 2 October :D Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-01-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 44,261
Posted By Rosie
It's time to Sign-up for the 30th Year Celebration at AirVenture 2016!!!!

To my RV Family of Friends!

Charlie Becker (of EAA) and I have been working on a sign-up sheet for AirVenture 2016, and it's ready for 'beta' testing exclusively here on VAF :D

If you are planning...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,915
Posted By Rosie
Some brake fluid on the inside of the caliper and...

Some brake fluid on the inside of the caliper and O-ring before installation would be good :D Rosie
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-01-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,521
Posted By Rosie
Bill, flying over open ocean doesn't bother me in...

Bill, flying over open ocean doesn't bother me in the least but the thought of flying over the Amazon jungle scares me to no end!!!! I'll check with Sharkbait as he's flown down that way ...
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