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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-19-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By rv7boy
Good News

Wow, so glad they are okay!
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-19-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,079
Posted By rv7boy
Sunday, September 23...from his VAF Members...

Sunday, September 23...from his VAF Members Profile info...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-19-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By rv7boy
Ryan posted quicker than I did. I'm wondering...

Ryan posted quicker than I did. I'm wondering if the Civil Air Patrol has been notified (by the airport manager). Seems strange there is no recent flightaware tracking or ELT signal or other...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-18-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,079
Posted By rv7boy
Wish I could be there. Happy birthday wishes to...

Wish I could be there. Happy birthday wishes to a great guy! His wife is pretty special, too. :)

Hope you have a wonderful celebration!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,012
Posted By rv7boy
Separate bedrooms

I know a pilot who got fed up with the CPAP machine, and he and his wife agreed the solution was for them to sleep in separate bedrooms! He sleeps better, she sleeps better...problem solved! ...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-11-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By rv7boy
Welcome aboard the good ship VAF! (Thereís...

Welcome aboard the good ship VAF! (Thereís another guy named Mike who will also welcome you.) I hope you find your RV-7 soon!
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-24-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,257
Posted By rv7boy
My wife told me if I expected her to look at the...

My wife told me if I expected her to look at the back of my head while we're flying, she would just stay home! Made the tandem versus side-by-side decision easy for me! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,804
Posted By rv7boy
Moving a 6A with the wings on

I helped my friend move his 6A with the wings on in '96. He built it at his house and wanted to move it to his hangar about 20 miles away. He, being a retired NASA engineer, said he would never...
Forum: ADS-B 08-24-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,770
Posted By rv7boy
Be glad it wasn't flying TOWARD you!!

Be glad it wasn't flying TOWARD you!!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-21-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,631
Posted By rv7boy
Did you intend C172??

Did you intend C172??
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By rv7boy
Wow, I just looked at your build log site. You...

Wow, I just looked at your build log site. You are doing a great job! Keep up the good work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By rv7boy
Thumbs up Portland visit

My wife and I planned a similar trip to the Portland area several years ago...to visit a cousin I had not met...and to visit Van's Aircraft. Check with Van’s before you plan your schedule because we...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,085
Posted By rv7boy
Several years ago, my wife and I visited the...

Several years ago, my wife and I visited the factory. When she sat in the 10 she asked me why I wasn't building a 10...! :eek:
Forum: Texas (North) 08-03-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By rv7boy
It's not too late to add this to the calendar...

It's not too late to add this to the calendar (above). You'll get more visibility there as many RV pilots check the calendar for places to fly for breakfast.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,480
Posted By rv7boy
Seems like I heard that Vic Syracuse will make...

Seems like I heard that Vic Syracuse will make the first flight on Tuesday, July 31. I believe it's on the audio of the video showing the first engine start and taxi.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,480
Posted By rv7boy
Time Lapse Video of One Week Wonder

It's on the EAA/Airventure web site under "One Week Wonder."...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,354
Posted By rv7boy
Thank you, James. I'm glad you're tuned in.

Thank you, James. I'm glad you're tuned in.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,354
Posted By rv7boy
Air Rage

I'm thinking this past weekend will be one of those "benchmark dates" when we realize the term "AIR RAGE" came into our vocabulary.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-20-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By rv7boy
If I were at Airventure, I would attend this....

If I were at Airventure, I would attend this. Glad somebody started this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By rv7boy
Congratulations! My last arrival at Airventure...

Congratulations! My last arrival at Airventure was supposed to be on Thursday but a faulty spark plug delayed my arrival to Friday. Glad you made it ok!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By rv7boy
Congratulations! She's beautiful.

Congratulations! She's beautiful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By rv7boy
A few photographs on this thread would be worth...

A few photographs on this thread would be worth "a thousand words" to those of us who are working on the wings. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By rv7boy
When I read the headline, I thought watermelons...

When I read the headline, I thought watermelons and the "Sledge-O-Matic" were coming to Oshkosh! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,462
Posted By rv7boy
I've flown in to Airventure five times. Gary,...

I've flown in to Airventure five times. Gary, Paul, and others, you are absolutely correct. The procedure for slow aircraft is appropriate.

Read, understand and follow the NOTAM or instructions...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 07-16-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By rv7boy
Pups need ride from Mississippi to Waupaca, Wisconsin

I saw this post today (https://pilotsnpaws.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=53898&utm_content=distance-notification&utm_campaign=website&utm_source=trip-notification&utm_medium=email) and thought if any RV...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 07-15-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By rv7boy
Thumbs up Good job!

Congratulations, Josh. You made a difference in one dogís life.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-12-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,867
Posted By rv7boy
Delete it? Are you kidding? Doug chose this...

Delete it? Are you kidding? Doug chose this thread for the top thread for today ( 7/12)! And for good reason. :)
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-29-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By rv7boy
From Online Etymology Dictionary, Metallurgy,...

From Online Etymology Dictionary,

Metallurgy, n.

1704, from Modern Latin metallurgia, from Greek metallourgos "worker in metal," from metallon "metal" (see metal) + ergon "work" (from PIE root...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,976
Posted By rv7boy
Congratulations, Bill. Nice job. Hoping to see...

Congratulations, Bill. Nice job. Hoping to see her in North Alabama (Decatur, Cullman or Moontown) some time...after the Phase 1, of course.
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By rv7boy
One quick answer is that for a well balanced...

One quick answer is that for a well balanced propeller, the three blades at 120` are out of phase with the power pulses at 90`of a four cylinder engine, and the result is less vibration. But you...
Forum: RV-12 06-11-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,674
Posted By rv7boy
Jim, and others, you might be interested in...

Jim, and others, you might be interested in reading this article (https://electricmotorglider.com/2017/08/01/burping-the-rotax-912-sport-aviation-experimenter-technically-speaking-article-july-2017/)...
Forum: Northeast 06-07-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By rv7boy
Exclamation Calendar

This would make a great addition to the Calendar (See Header on this page). Youíll get more publicity because Doug picks up the Calendar items on his daily updates of the VAF News.
Forum: RV-12 06-06-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,376
Posted By rv7boy
So Don, is this RV-12 still for sale? From...

So Don, is this RV-12 still for sale?
From another Don
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-23-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,040
Posted By rv7boy
Exclamation Should be on VAF Calendar

This would make a great addition to the VAF Calendar (link above) and youíll get more publicity because Doug shows the Calendar on his VAF news page
Forum: Safety 05-17-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,713
Posted By rv7boy
Good description, Carl. My logic and results...

Good description, Carl. My logic and results were the same as your experience. After wearing glasses for nearsightedness since age 12, I now have 20/20 distant vision and wear reading glasses when...
Forum: RV-12 05-16-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,267
Posted By rv7boy
I think we know who that "Russian controller" is....

I think we know who that "Russian controller" is. A familiar RV-9A and a familiar face appear at the end of the video. :)
Forum: Midwest 05-15-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By rv7boy
I see you've already made your reservation, but...

I see you've already made your reservation, but to add to this list in case anyone else needs ideas, I'd suggest Reelfoot Lake, Airport Identifier 0M2.

I haven't been there but have it on my bucket...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,514
Posted By rv7boy
It's a Dwyer gauge

Sticky needle? The gauge itself is just a Dwyer differential pressure gauge. I don't have the Dwyer catalog in front of me now, but I did buy one one time with the plans to build my own. There's...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-09-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,489
Posted By rv7boy
Aurora, Oregon???

Can't believe you're going to be within 200 nm of MECCA and not planning on visiting the mothership at KUAO. Man, whatcha thinking? Call ahead and if you're there M-Th during work hours, you'll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By rv7boy
:D:D:D:):):D:D:D

:D:D:D:):):D:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,561
Posted By rv7boy
Consider arriving at OSH early in the morning...

Consider arriving at OSH early in the morning like before 8:00. Iíve arrived at RIPON three times at 7:00 AM +/- 15 mins. This means youíll need to overnite within 1.5 hrs of OSH. Dawn patrol begins...
Forum: ADS-B 05-03-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,753
Posted By rv7boy
True. Thanks, Mel.

True. Thanks, Mel.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-03-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,114
Posted By rv7boy
Dan, I'm thinking most GA fuel systems are...

Dan, I'm thinking most GA fuel systems are designed with the TLAR method.

This is another acronym that I learned at NASA, of all places.

TLAR=> That Looks About Right! :eek:

P.S. Surely,...
Forum: ADS-B 05-03-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,753
Posted By rv7boy
Yeah, and I'm also wondering about the ancient...

Yeah, and I'm also wondering about the ancient ELT that's still required in my C172 which as of last September has an Appareo Stratus ESG (ADSB out). Granted, ELT's and ADSB transponders don't do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,455
Posted By rv7boy
Second PTT on the panel for me

I am not to the point of designing the control logic for my RV. But I did sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night...

Many, many years ago I accompanied a friend in his newly built RV to Sun'n...
Forum: Safety 04-30-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,713
Posted By rv7boy
Carl, give us the synopsis. Where are the...

Carl, give us the synopsis. Where are the revisions, deletions and additions? And which ones will affect us? Tell us what you think of the updates.
Forum: Safety 04-30-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,824
Posted By rv7boy
I totally agree, but I will also share that...

I totally agree, but I will also share that having a urinary catheter in place for an extended time (several days) CAN cause (not in all cases) high PSA readings several months later. It happened...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-26-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,530
Posted By rv7boy
Rare Bear set the record in Subclass C-1 with...

Rare Bear set the record in Subclass C-1 with Pilot/Owner Lyle Shelton at 1 min 32 seconds on 06 Feb 1972.

https://www.fai.org/record/lyle-shelton-usa-8114
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,478
Posted By rv7boy
My dog is a 25 pound Fox terrier and his head is...

My dog is a 25 pound Fox terrier and his head is just not shaped right for the Mutt Muffs. They should fit well on a bigger dog. Looks like someone could make hearing protection for smaller dogs....
Forum: RV-12 04-23-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,229
Posted By rv7boy
Thumbs up VAF Calendar

Hey Scott,
This would make a great posting on the VAF Calendar (in the header bar above). You'll get a lot more publicity there as Doug brings up the calendar links to the VAF news page for events...
Forum: Propellers 04-23-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,558
Posted By rv7boy
Welcome!

Hi Keith,
I looked back through your posts and it appears you didn't get the VAF Welcome! Usually a guy named Mike from Nevada gives it to ya, but I didn't see a post from him, so here goes:

Keith,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,957
Posted By rv7boy
I just found a local company in our little town...

I just found a local company in our little town that sells, rents and leases all sizes of shipping containers. Standard sizes appear to be 20', 40' and 48'. Prices and rental/lease rates are not...
Forum: California 04-18-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,075
Posted By rv7boy
Not into Flying Gluepie. He must be flying a...

Not into Flying Gluepie. He must be flying a Helio Courier or a Pilatus Porter into that short hillside strip. :eek:
Forum: California 04-18-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,075
Posted By rv7boy
Thanks for the reply, Jim. "Flying Gluepie?" ...

Thanks for the reply, Jim.
"Flying Gluepie?"
666 feet long, 30 feet wide gravel runway...?
You must be quite a pilot!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,691
Posted By rv7boy
I moved this thread from the RV-10 Forum to the...

I moved this thread from the RV-10 Forum to the RV General Discussion/News Forum because I thought all RV owners/operators would be interested in this topic.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-18-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,593
Posted By rv7boy
Tom Irlbeck's article

And I'll add the link provided by Doug on his site. This is an article written by Tom Irlbeck (http://www.mnwing.org/about-us/tom-irlbeck/) several years ago. I never met him, but his words are...
Forum: California 04-17-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,075
Posted By rv7boy
OK...it was a wild guess on my part anyway,...

OK...it was a wild guess on my part anyway, although he did post that he had bought property with the intent of moving. :o
Forum: California 04-17-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,075
Posted By rv7boy
Steve, from another...

Steve, from another thread...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=654124#post654124

...it appears Jim was planning on moving to an airpark in Tennessee. Although his last post...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,915
Posted By rv7boy
Welcome back, Ken. I remember you, although...

Welcome back, Ken. I remember you, although we've never met. Looking forward to your posts.
Forum: Southeast 04-12-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,507
Posted By rv7boy
We presently live in North Alabama and would like...

We presently live in North Alabama and would like to move a few miles north into Middle Tennessee after we retire. I can't specifically recommend an airpark community in Tennessee although I believe...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-09-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,625
Posted By rv7boy
Talking Sittin' back with the Popcorn!

I just bought a bucket of popcorn. This is getting interesting! I think I'll stay with water to drink. Never cared much for the Kool-Aid! :eek:
Forum: Safety 04-04-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By rv7boy
Maybe both a Tundra and a Halon would be a good...

Maybe both a Tundra and a Halon would be a good idea. If the first one doesn't kill the fire, then surely the second one will. ;)

I'm now very interested in fire extinguishers. I'll be buying at...
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