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Forum: ADS-B 04-10-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,767
Posted By 339A
ADSb Out

When I happened upon this at SNF on Saturday, I was most impressed. Really simple solution to this problem. :cool: They said $750.00 show special if you didn't need the GPS signal. :eek: Wow, almost...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-18-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,408
Posted By 339A
2/11/17 Nose Gear Incident

It just so happens that I was cleared to land #2 behind the incident airplane. I've been debating whether or not to give my very brief view of what I witnessed that day...

Let's start with the day...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,276
Posted By 339A
Paul, Your story telling skills have always been...

Paul,

Your story telling skills have always been Top Notch! :cool: You have a large repertoire to choose from, just pick the most relevant ones you like. Traveling in a small plane is difficult and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-22-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,989
Posted By 339A
OUCH, So if I've got this right, that was US...

OUCH, So if I've got this right, that was US $271.41 for about 35 Gallons of gas... you were on fumes Buddy. Nice trip report as always Vlad, looks like a trip Deb & I need to go on sometime. A...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,027
Posted By 339A
Hey there Vlad, Well I created that so long...

Hey there Vlad,

Well I created that so long ago... in a Galaxy Far Far Away.

First up, pretty sure, you need to have a Google Account/E-mail. From there you can use Google Maps to set up personal...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,027
Posted By 339A
That is true, seating is limited... we had...

That is true, seating is limited... we had debated driving it, but nope that's not gonna work, just wouldn't be right. Please save a couple cookies, I know Kota will want more than one ;)! Deb and I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,027
Posted By 339A
Hey Rocky, good to hear from you. :) The Sydney...

Hey Rocky, good to hear from you. :) The Sydney Cabelas is the original store and it seems like they own about half the town. They've built new HQ buildings there. Always a fun ride, plus they come...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,027
Posted By 339A
How very observant you are. :confused: Pretty...

How very observant you are. :confused: Pretty clever of me to do that mid-flight. :eek: Actually it's my phone... anytime I take a "selfie" it defaults to mirror image. I never remember to change...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,027
Posted By 339A
Good deal! :cool: Thanks for letting me know. At...

Good deal! :cool: Thanks for letting me know. At least I understand how to use Google Pics for this. :) Most of our other trip write-ups were done using Image Shack and NONE of those pictures are...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,027
Posted By 339A
Google Links

Well Bummer, they were showing up for me... Tried to use Google Photos to do this and thought I had it set up correctly. Problem is I see them because they are linked to me... I changed the folder,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,027
Posted By 339A
Pre-OSH Prep

A little while back I gave my grandson Dakota ("Kota") a choice of summer vacation options. #1 head to the Black Hills of South Dakota and do some dinosaur fossil research. He's BIG into Dino's as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,132
Posted By 339A
Gary, I said I flew an RV9A. Didn't say it was...

Gary,

I said I flew an RV9A. Didn't say it was mine... :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,132
Posted By 339A
48 Plus Hawaii, Sort Of

Well I've landed in the lower forty-eight AND I flew an RV 9A in Hawaii... :D So, I still need get Alaska, maybe next year.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-24-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 99,563
Posted By 339A
Ouch... This is probably gonna hurt. IIRC we just...

Ouch... This is probably gonna hurt. IIRC we just barely made Ft Pierce in 2007. They wanted us to divert to Palm Beach, but we snuck in just under the wire. :cool:

Scott





Just called Nordo at...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,282
Posted By 339A
Hi Tom, Hmmm... not sure. Are you following the...

Hi Tom,

Hmmm... not sure. Are you following the link above or searching on FB? Searching would bring up another page Deb has set up, but we haven't done anything with yet. The photos are in a pubic...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-10-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,282
Posted By 339A
Time To Join Up...

You two really need to get up with the times! :confused: You may be the only people who are not on FB. :p Vlad, you would probably be an instant celebrity with a million plus "likes".

I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-09-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,282
Posted By 339A
Scott & Deb's Excellent RV Adventures: The Great NW & Canada

It’s taken a while to get this all together, but Deb and I have finally finished compiling the pictures from our summer trip. (OK…it was mostly Deb’s work.) There are 192 pictures in a Facebook album...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,137
Posted By 339A
Oddly enough, I flew into Wray for the first time...

Oddly enough, I flew into Wray for the first time today. :) Just looking for someplace different to fly to. Had the daughter with me and we went to the Canyon Coffee & Cafe. I'm curious which...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 36,294
Posted By 339A
Deb and I were pretty surprised to see Vlad's...

Deb and I were pretty surprised to see Vlad's plane on the ground when we returned from lunch. :eek: The world is a small place when traveling in your RV. :cool:

We spent two days in Coeur...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 34,540
Posted By 339A
Let's think about this for a minute... It...

Let's think about this for a minute... It happened BEFORE he arrived. How do you know what he was doing before he got to Missoula? He could have gone out of his way, done the deed and then headed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 34,540
Posted By 339A
Small World

It is most definitely a small world when traveling by RV. :cool: Pretty amazing that we ran into each other while on different trips headed to different destinations. Always fun to meet up with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,863
Posted By 339A
Thanks a bunch for the info Mike. It's exactly...

Thanks a bunch for the info Mike. It's exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for. We're going to give some of these a try for sure. My plan right now is to come through Canada (clear at Castlegar)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,863
Posted By 339A
Deb and I plan on attending Arlington this year...

Deb and I plan on attending Arlington this year for the first time. :cool: We've never been to the Seattle area and we're also looking for things to do. We have a room booked at the TownePlace...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-16-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,892
Posted By 339A
Epic

There are so many places to visit out here. I would think that Leadville, CO would be on your list of stops. At least so you can get the "Highest Airport" certificate. Deb and I like to go to Salida,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,801
Posted By 339A
1559 Miles In One Day

Well, I just made the trip home to Denver (KFTG) from Florida (KGIF) yesterday. 1559 miles in one day, 9:15 total flight time. Had great weather leaving Florida and even maintained a 10-15 Kt tail...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,076
Posted By 339A
I'll Be Close

I'm gonna be just south of there in Bartow working all week... :mad: does that count? It'll be hard watching the planes fly overhead everyday. Might try to sneak over there on Sunday if I get a...
Forum: Florida (Central) 03-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By 339A
Hey Dan, just noticed your post... I called...

Hey Dan, just noticed your post... I called Dyenamic Aviation at BKV and they told me some ridiculous price for a hangar ($50.00 a night). I'll have to give American a call and see what they say. The...
Forum: Florida (Central) 03-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By 339A
Thanks for tip Carl. I've been in & out of ZPH...

Thanks for tip Carl. I've been in & out of ZPH several times. Always good fuel prices. Looks like Winter Haven does have hangars. Called them and got it set up.

Thanks Again
Forum: Florida (Central) 03-15-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By 339A
Thanks Turbo, I'm gonna give them a call on...

Thanks Turbo,

I'm gonna give them a call on Monday see what they have. The real stink of it is no spare time for SNF and I'll be right next to it.... :mad: Really wanted to go this year too, but...
Forum: Florida (Central) 03-14-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By 339A
Bartow/Avon Park, Temp Hangar

Well I'm on the road again... I have a couple projects coming up in Florida starting the end of this month. Looking for some temp hangar space somewhere in the vicinity of Bartow, Avon Park,...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-03-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By 339A
Hey there Rocky, 2 feet of snow time to break out...

Hey there Rocky, 2 feet of snow time to break out the snowmobiles! I will have to take you up on your offer sometime.... when it's warmer & less snowy. :cool:

Vlad, for some reason the second...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-02-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By 339A
Me & My Shadow

The only nice day in recent history for Colorado & the Front Range. Cold and snow headed back our way this week. Had to get a little stick time... :cool:

Taken with the Samsung...
Forum: Southeast 01-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By 339A
Bill, The plane is a 9A. I'll be over in...

Bill,

The plane is a 9A. I'll be over in Lincolnton working, but staying on the east side of Lake Norman. Lincoln County or Concord Regional would be best, but I'm flexible when it comes to hangar...
Forum: Southeast 01-20-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By 339A
Charlotte Area Hangar

Just throwing a line out. I have to be in the Charlotte area starting February 9th. If the weather cooperates I will fly 339A. Looking for some temp hangar space for two to three weeks. Anywhere on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,770
Posted By 339A
Absolutely terrible news. He really enjoyed...

Absolutely terrible news. He really enjoyed flying and so wanted to be a pilot. It is so unfair that a young person with plans and capabilities is taken away just when things should be going their...
Forum: Reviews 11-09-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,217
Posted By 339A
Thanks for the reply Bob. I was surprised when I...

Thanks for the reply Bob. I was surprised when I saw how much it had changed. :eek: The rest of them all look the same as they did a year ago. It's a Bummer... leaves me in a dilemma over what to do...
Forum: Reviews 11-08-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,217
Posted By 339A
A Year Later...

And I see a difference in my # 1 Exhaust valve. As you can tell the #1 exhaust valve has changed.... :( the color has gotten darker, especially around the 1:00 o'clock position and possibly 8:00....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-03-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,354
Posted By 339A
Facebook Exclusive

About a week late in getting this posted, but hey I'm kinda busy lately...

Deb and I set up a photo album on Facebook from our recent RV trip to the Fly-In. If you go to the RV Builders and Flyers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By 339A
Time To Check This Out

Well, I'm gonna have to put this one to the test. ;) I've been meaning to stop over and visit Mike and his project. I want one drilled for a key-chain. :cool:

Scott
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-20-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,430
Posted By 339A
Hangar-ween

Co-hosts/hangar lords Gary and Carolyn enjoying dinner.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/811/7i8t.jpg

Guests enjoying...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-20-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,430
Posted By 339A
Hangar-ween

Meat Head in all his gory glory by Debra Mills.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/801/p9d0.jpg

Shrunken head cider by Debra...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-20-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,430
Posted By 339A
It's Not Always About The Flying

The one thing Deb and I have learned in our eight years of flying 339A, is that the RV is more than just a vehicle for transportation. We've made many good friends as a result of this hobby. On that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 34,836
Posted By 339A
You could be right Ron, looks like later this...

You could be right Ron, looks like later this afternoon it might lift enough to allow some VFR type flying. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 34,836
Posted By 339A
Snowing....

Glad I made it home yesterday, looks like no VFR flying today in the Denver area. :( Snowing here in Littleton at the moment, only good thing is it's not sticking to anything, the ground is too...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-30-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,379
Posted By 339A
If you know how to post one, you can post up to...

If you know how to post one, you can post up to ten. That's the limit and the little icon similes count as pictures as well. Just keep adding pictures in the same way as you're writing your post....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-29-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,379
Posted By 339A
More Photos

After leaving Hereford, I made my way for pin # 2 and a landing at Dalhart, TX. The wind was starting to pick up, but it was right down the runway. Not much going on here, in fact the airport seems a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-29-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,379
Posted By 339A
Another Phone Photo Flight...

I couldn't seem to drum up any interest in going to the Hard Eight for BBQ so, rather than fly alone just for BBQ, I decided to fly my way around Amarillo for the day. There are lots of small towns...
Forum: Texas (North) 09-28-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By 339A
Snow...

Fall colors and snow! Should save that trip for LOE next weekend. We could plan a fly out to Salida or maybe Steamboat Springs, I have never landed there. :cool: Hope to make it back in time.
Forum: Texas (North) 09-28-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By 339A
Thanks Bob. I have pretty much "eatin" my way...

Thanks Bob. I have pretty much "eatin" my way around Amarillo. So much so that I headed over to Vega, TX to check out a restaurant called the "Boot Hill Saloon" pretty good steak, but nothing to brag...
Forum: Texas (North) 09-28-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By 339A
Hard Eight Tomorrow?

Well I'm in Amarillo working and got nothing to do tomorrow. Looking for a place to fly and eat, supposed to be a great day! :D Thought I'd see if anyone was heading out for some lunch.... or I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,951
Posted By 339A
Stuck In Great Bend, KS.

I've been stuck in Great Bend, KS for the past two days. Landed here Wednesday night coming back from Indiana and the Colorado/Kansas weather made sure I didn't get anywhere. Almost looked like I was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,668
Posted By 339A
Wow! ! Count me in. Looks like I will be staying...

Wow! ! Count me in. Looks like I will be staying at the Cards house for the month of October. I could knock out my IFR ticket with those prices.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,550
Posted By 339A
Hi Randy, I know how you feel.... I posted about...

Hi Randy,

I know how you feel.... I posted about this a few years back (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=39130) when I tried it in my 9A and got similar treatment. :(

I said...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 34,836
Posted By 339A
Rocky Mountain High

That's gonna be a short flight for us... won't even qualify as a cross country. :eek:

Regards,
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-18-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,707
Posted By 339A
Almost 49, How Many Airports is the Real Question?

I've managed all of the lower 48, plus a few islands. I have time in an RV9A in Hawaii... :D. The link...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,589
Posted By 339A
Just a data point FWIW.... I have had a heavy...

Just a data point FWIW.... I have had a heavy left wing since day one. It's the one thing that really annoys me about my plane. I had to slot BOTH ailerons to get it right. I've always been curious...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-13-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,394
Posted By 339A
Leadville

Just in case any one is interested, Leadville (KLVX) airport has a fourth of July cookout (http://lxvairport.com/newsandevents.html) scheduled. Should you happen to be here during that week. Getting...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-25-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,964
Posted By 339A
Photo Phone Flight Part Deux

Continuing on our hunt for Russian spies or missing hikers. Ok, Now I get the Green River thing. :rolleyes:

http://imageshack.us/a/img571/4672/20130525075019.jpg

A nice view of Sheep Bridge....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-25-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,964
Posted By 339A
Photo Phone Flight Part Deux

Due to several "unforeseen issues" beyond my control, I have had to play the waiting game here in Phoenix. Seems the APS (Arizona Public Service) people weren't quite as ready as they thought.... Oh...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-22-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,964
Posted By 339A
You're welcome, Turbo, and you do know that...

You're welcome, Turbo, and you do know that you've always got a place to stay in Colorado should you need it! :)
The R44 flight at OSH last year ranks in my top 5 aviation events. :cool: Thank you.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-22-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,964
Posted By 339A
Thanks Rock, your day is coming! Interesting...

Thanks Rock, your day is coming!



Interesting question, Pierre. I built the tanks and they are original. I painted the plane myself with the tanks off.



I thought I was a traveling man till I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-21-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,964
Posted By 339A
Photo Phone Flight

Well continuing the trip, we have some rather boring pics headed across what I like to call the New Mexico...
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