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Forum: Southeast Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By LuckyDuck
Panel Pics

You can see pictures of my AFS Quick Panel by going to the RV-8 section of the forums, "show us your panel", next to last page.
Forum: Southeast Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By LuckyDuck
My RV-8 is south of Atlanta at KCCO. I had an AFS...

My RV-8 is south of Atlanta at KCCO. I had an AFS quick panel installed recently with an AFS 5800 EFIS, Avidyne IFD 540, Dynon D6 backup EFIS, and all other equip to make me 2020 compliant. I'd be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By LuckyDuck
That looks like a great set up! My wife is very...

That looks like a great set up! My wife is very involved with rescue here in Ga and has asked me several times about helping PNP with my RV8. One of my concerns has been noise (I know that in the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-05-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By LuckyDuck
These are great - but unless they've changed the...

These are great - but unless they've changed the design, they won't work if you have a bent stick!
Forum: COMM 04-28-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By LuckyDuck
wow

did you order it through boseaviation.com/cable? Their website still shows out of stock. Please let me know as I'd love to get one!
Forum: COMM 04-25-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By LuckyDuck
I ordered my new cable on Mar 23, at that time...

I ordered my new cable on Mar 23, at that time the website showed them in stock. I never received the new cable, called Bose support and was told that the website doesn't accurately reflect whether...
Forum: Southeast 04-06-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By LuckyDuck
Avionics/IFR Cert

Dave Gardner runs Rendrag Aviation in Thomaston, Ga - KOPN.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By LuckyDuck
Within a 20 minute drive of 49A (Gilmer County)...

Within a 20 minute drive of 49A (Gilmer County) there are three very nice vinyards - Ellijay River Vinyards (really nice folks), Cartecay Vinyards, and Engleheim Vinyards. 49A is a great airport,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-01-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 640,993
Posted By LuckyDuck
I did remove the manual pitch trim in favor of a...

I did remove the manual pitch trim in favor of a coolie hat on the stick. I did not build this aircraft, the builder had installed a very nicely done pitch trim wheel below and forward of the...
Forum: Reviews 02-28-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By LuckyDuck
Rendrag Aviation Avionics

A thank you and "well done" to Dave Gardner of Rendrag Aviation in Thomaston, Ga. KOPN. He and his guys installed my new AFS Quick Panel with heated pitot and all associated components. He also did...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-28-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 640,993
Posted By LuckyDuck
N248RV New Panel

Here's the new panel http://i740.photobucket.com/albums/xx43/Happytails123/N248newpanel2.jpg (http://s740.photobucket.com/user/Happytails123/media/N248newpanel2.jpg.html)

Here's the old...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-20-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,264
Posted By LuckyDuck
Pnp in RV-8

Thanks for all of the great info! One last question - what about the noise level in the cockpit? I am always shocked at just how loud it is if I even lift one of the ear cups on my Bose headset to...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-15-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,264
Posted By LuckyDuck
PnP in RV-8

Has anyone flown PnP in an RV-8? I'm wondering about fitting a crate in the backseat. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,916
Posted By LuckyDuck
When I purchased my RV-8 I realized that I needed...

When I purchased my RV-8 I realized that I needed to spend significant time getting to know her and learning how to fly her. My wife was not so happy with the time I spent at the airport. One evening...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,008
Posted By LuckyDuck
Nothing beats Serengeti Drivers (non-polarized)...

Nothing beats Serengeti Drivers (non-polarized) in the cockpit. As I've gotten a tad older and near and mid vision are not what they once were I use Hydrotac Stick-on Bifocal lenses on the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-21-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,764
Posted By LuckyDuck
I mounted a ram ball mount to the back of front...

I mounted a ram ball mount to the back of front seat them use a short arm to hold my ipad in a generic mount. The ipad is running...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 421,025
Posted By LuckyDuck
It Was A Good Day!

http://i740.photobucket.com/albums/xx43/Happytails123/Feb%202017%20selfie2.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 419,058
Posted By LuckyDuck
http://i740.photobucket.com/albums/xx43/Happytails...

http://i740.photobucket.com/albums/xx43/Happytails123/N248RV%20at%20Candler%20Field%202.jpg
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,584
Posted By LuckyDuck
LED Nav Lights

I bought Nav/Pos/Strobe wing tip lights from Aveo, they are spendy but they are excellent!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,064
Posted By LuckyDuck
I put a pair of the Aveo Ultra Daylight on my '8...

I put a pair of the Aveo Ultra Daylight on my '8 just today. They look great and are very bright.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-14-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,473
Posted By LuckyDuck
I have a full size ipad mounted to the back of my...

I have a full size ipad mounted to the back of my front seat using a RAM ball mount and a short arm. It displays moving map and full flight instruments via Foreflight and a Stratus II. I use an ipad...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-24-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,864
Posted By LuckyDuck
Rear Rudder Pedals

These are all of the reasons why I have them installed!
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-23-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,864
Posted By LuckyDuck
Rear Rudder Pedals

I needed instruction when I bought my -8 and had these rudder pedals made. They do work very well, but the tube as designed is awfully light with numerous holes - it can bend very easily if the...
Forum: Reviews 12-15-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 61,080
Posted By LuckyDuck
I have an RV-8 with IO 360 M1A, Sky-Tec 149-12LS....

I have an RV-8 with IO 360 M1A, Sky-Tec 149-12LS. Recently installed EarthX ETX 680 due to age of Odyssey 680. The EarthX spins the prop much better with easier starts - no problems whatsoever.
Forum: Reviews 10-31-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,721
Posted By LuckyDuck
Nod to Vic Syracuse

Vic Syracuse - Base Leg Aviation - just finished the condition inspection on my RV-8. He did a great job and made the process painless. Thanks!
Forum: Reviews 10-29-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,678
Posted By LuckyDuck
I spent two nights in Angleton when I did my...

I spent two nights in Angleton when I did my transition training with Bruce. Both his ground and flight training are excellent, well thought out, well paced, and Bruce is a blast to fly with. Highly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,199
Posted By LuckyDuck
http://i740.photobucket.com/albums/xx43/Happytails...

http://i740.photobucket.com/albums/xx43/Happytails123/N248RV%20Front%20Cockpit.jpg (http://s740.photobucket.com/user/Happytails123/media/N248RV%20Front%20Cockpit.jpg.html)

Trim wheel below throttle...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,199
Posted By LuckyDuck
Well, haven't posted a picture before and I'm not...

Well, haven't posted a picture before and I'm not having much luck getting it on here - I'll keep trying.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,902
Posted By LuckyDuck
I have a wheel just aft of the gear tower. I find...

I have a wheel just aft of the gear tower. I find it to be too low and too far forward. I don't like taking my hand off of the throttle, then leaning forward to roll trim forward or aft. I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,199
Posted By LuckyDuck
In my -8 I have a wheel for elevator trim,...

In my -8 I have a wheel for elevator trim, electric flaps, and electric aileron trim. I would prefer electric aileron/elevator trim with coolie hat switch on the stick. I find it awkward to reach...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-11-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,385
Posted By LuckyDuck
I flew with Bruce last year, was his first...

I flew with Bruce last year, was his first student. His course is excellent, well planned and covers what you need to know as well as how to do it. Preflight and postflight briefings were thorough...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-08-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,247
Posted By LuckyDuck
Bruce Bohannon Contact Info

Here it is: Flyin' Tiger Flying School, 2720 CR 49, Angleton, Tx. 77515, (281) 889-8078, flyalegend@gmail.com
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-30-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,247
Posted By LuckyDuck
RV-8 Transition Training

I just returned from spending three days at Flyin' Tiger Field in Angleton, Tx. Bruce Bohannon has recently received a LODA and is offering a seven hour ground/five hour flight transition training...
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