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Forum: RV-7/7A Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Vlad
I know an airplane which was built without...

I know an airplane which was built without pneumatic squeezer. Still flying. I also know a kit sold unfinished with every single tool imaginable. :)
Welcome Justin!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-18-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By Vlad
Nice job guys! Are you tracking Wisconsin River...

Nice job guys! Are you tracking Wisconsin River just passed the railroad bridge? :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Misc/De%20Chien%20WI%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-17-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By Vlad
I don't know guys I don't know maybe you need to...

I don't know guys I don't know maybe you need to exercise that motor more often. I have an insane amount of cycles on similar stock motor it still does the job. It slows a bit in a very cold winter...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-17-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations Colin!

Love your trailer surely beats mine. Wondering how did you manage to stay 35 on a highway :)

Nice paint scheme...
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Vlad
I see Massachussetts was well represented. I was...

I see Massachussetts was well represented. I was on the fence go-no-no go for hours. Getting soft I guess... :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-16-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Vlad
Enjoyed your travel story Josh thanks. Programmed...

Enjoyed your travel story Josh thanks. Programmed horses that's funny :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-14-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,345
Posted By Vlad
Impressive! Thanks for writeup Ivan. Sorry to...

Impressive! Thanks for writeup Ivan. Sorry to hear about your border crossing experience sometimes one gets tangled in the system I have my share too.

Those pictures of Mt Rushmore came out very...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-14-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,467
Posted By Vlad
Talking #67 Amaknak Island

An island once owned by Russia, one of the most populous in the Aleutian chain. I arrived there early June 2018...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-12-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,858
Posted By Vlad
Avgas in Adak PADK

There are three drums of 100LL in Adak PADK. A transient went via Nome toward Mother Russia instead of Aleutians-Kamchatka. Avgas is for sale anybody interested email or PM me Iíll give you the...
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,807
Posted By Vlad
Governor what time are you planning to arrive at...

Governor what time are you planning to arrive at Limestone and where do you park?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-11-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By Vlad
Yaman, couldn't happen. Thanks for letting me...

Yaman, couldn't happen. Thanks for letting me know Alfio.

... Well, short story long, Alfio tells me that Wellers are having a fly in. I have a deep respect for those people and I watch their ice...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-09-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 122,684
Posted By Vlad
That's cool Jake! Those wingtips look nice....

That's cool Jake! Those wingtips look nice. Marcy... haven't been there for years thanks for farmers market tip. Would be a perfect grocery stop in warmer months.

I was zeroed in on the CTQ2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,917
Posted By Vlad
Just get the real friends guys. Won't be any need...

Just get the real friends guys. Won't be any need for these types of questions. Toss them the keys let them enjoy as you do :D
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-09-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 122,684
Posted By Vlad
0NY0 North Creek

After visiting with Bob and Terry at Lake Placid I went to North Creek, NY. An idyllic place in the Adirondacks very interesting upslope curvy runway. There are sandy spots and some roughness. Watch...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-08-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By Vlad
It looks exactly like my calendar :D

It looks exactly like my calendar :D
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-08-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,036
Posted By Vlad
That's a pretty setup Alfio. Mike and Ross did it...

That's a pretty setup Alfio. Mike and Ross did it right. Their solution will be on my next engine :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By Vlad
Welcome Artie! Right choice on the model. It can...

Welcome Artie! Right choice on the model. It can do everything other models do plus more. A good friend of mine has an RV9 in the paint shop it is a beauty coming out I will tell him you want a ride....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,338
Posted By Vlad
Watch the Desser. Don't order nose wheel tire...

Watch the Desser. Don't order nose wheel tire from them. Even the best RV ingenuity can not put it on a rim. Not sure if they still advertise here but their customer service need improvement. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By Vlad
RV DNA

"Blood" is not readily available unlike sweat. It also has a color which helps it clearing asap. "Tears" are mostly virtual and do not affect alclad. Unless a crying partner takes a chainsaw ......
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-05-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Vlad
Very nice Andy! Once I managed to capture similar...

Very nice Andy! Once I managed to capture similar but over the water. Made the wing completely invisible. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,721
Posted By Vlad
Andy give it a second thought on removing the...

Andy give it a second thought on removing the gascolator. Initially I planned to get rid of it but a smart man gave me a good reason not to. It does help to keep the wrong stuff from getting into the...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-04-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,507
Posted By Vlad
Technically the posts in this section don't...

Technically the posts in this section don't count. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,487
Posted By Vlad
Maybe some day you will buy her back. :)

Maybe some day you will buy her back. :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-30-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,966
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up #RealAviationMedia

It's a pleasure to read a piece by a matured aviation journalist. Perfect mix of airplanes, bikinis and booze. Good job on avoiding weather. Great media crew they surely know whom to issue the passes...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-30-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Vlad
Guilty. No pictures some agents wonít be happy :D

Guilty. No pictures some agents wonít be happy :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,262
Posted By Vlad
The ferry tank saga continues. It is on the move....

The ferry tank saga continues. It is on the move. Bruce Eicher's SUV :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Misc/Ferry%20Tank%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By Vlad
Well, Tom if I take gas at my portapump the free...

Well, Tom if I take gas at my portapump the free berries would be $300 for a kilo. I saved a hundred using alternate :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By Vlad
Still on the calendar Dave. Saturday only.

Still on the calendar Dave. Saturday only.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 28,601
Posted By Vlad
I landed at several interesting spots within last...

I landed at several interesting spots within last couple years. They could be called runways and would be perfect spots for RV15 :D


Atlantic...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By Vlad
This variety typically lasts me a season. 3-4...

This variety typically lasts me a season. 3-4 minutes to pump a jerry can. There is a fine filter in the funnel.

...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By Vlad
Talking Blueberry Run

John Fleurent told me about the place a year ago. Deblois, Maine 43B has a great paved airstrip right in the middle of blueberry fields. The picking season is over but there are still a lot of ripe...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 144,260
Posted By Vlad
Rudder pedal extensions

Before.


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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-27-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Vlad
Good luck

Not easy. Expect more smilies in hard to reach areas. Have a good stock of correct CherryMax blind rivets. There will be a dozen or two solid rivets you absolutely need a shooter. Catch anybody fit...
Forum: RV-3 08-25-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Rodney congratulations! Well, we need to get...

Rodney congratulations! Well, we need to get connected and go for a breakfast run we spoke the other day. Two ships. Will be passing your territory around Labor Day :D
Forum: RV-4 08-23-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 180,991
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice looking panel Hans! What kind of instrument...

Nice looking panel Hans! What kind of instrument is there for Artificial Horizon?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Vlad
We do know what you are talking about. Thanks for...

We do know what you are talking about. Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-20-2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By Vlad
I am jealous Dan. Wanted to go for years never...

I am jealous Dan. Wanted to go for years never happened. Flew over couple years ago when they were still building the site. The strip was just graded I scored T&G and that was it. Please share your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 73,298
Posted By Vlad
RV Super Cub

Let's go back to the roots. My vote goes for "RV Super Cub" it will be the best of both worlds aircraft. Simple, affordable and fun to fly......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By Vlad
As soon as Commander-in-Chief departs I am...

As soon as Commander-in-Chief departs I am airborne. Getting low on groceries ... :D


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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By Vlad
Happy BD!

Happy Birthday Galin! :D

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Forum: West (and Southwest) 08-18-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Vlad
Mike you will have a blast it's a beautiful...

Mike you will have a blast it's a beautiful country down there. I criss crossed those woods several times within last 7 years love it doesn't matter which route you take.

If VFR you can head north...
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Vlad
Welcome Doug!

Nice to have you here Captain! What do I need to get a permission on land on your farm strip? I am running out of grass for my herbarium collection. Oh and I have an RV model scored 9 out of ten... :)
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-16-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 445,976
Posted By Vlad
Almost there Tom. Getitdone I am bored flying...

Almost there Tom. Getitdone I am bored flying alone :D


http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Misc/Tom%20-%201.jpg (http://s447.photobucket.com/user/N666BK/media/Misc/Tom%20-%201.jpg.html)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Vlad
7 1/2 years very impressive thanks for reference....

7 1/2 years very impressive thanks for reference. I somehow forgot B&C has its own battery. Normally I change my PC680 every two years, they usually degrade noticeably after everyday cycling. My next...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,614
Posted By Vlad
Cool picture Alex. Thanks for sharing.

Cool picture Alex. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By Vlad
There was absolutely no way to figure out the...

There was absolutely no way to figure out the burning areas in BC couple years ago. The burn itself usually not expansive but smoke trails long way. I was flyng for hours over the smoke. Get your O2...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-11-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Mark. Didn't have an O2 setup on this...

Thanks Mark. Didn't have an O2 setup on this trip. I should :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-11-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By Vlad
Talking Molybdenum Mines

50-60 miles to the west of Denver CO there is an interesting area in the high mountains. Two complexes of Climax molybdenum mines.

By Berthoud...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Very nice picture looking good polished. Good...

Very nice picture looking good polished. Good destination. You built it pretty fast three years only.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Vlad
Mike, My Whiskey is on the panel. At the time of...

Mike,

My Whiskey is on the panel. At the time of certification it was the only directional indicator I had. My DAR required it. Everything on the panel hurts this wet thing of the last century....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vlad
Kevin welcome to the best hobby on Earth! Don't...

Kevin welcome to the best hobby on Earth! Don't get overwhelmed yet, stay stress free for couple years. You indicated you just started on the wings keep pounding those rivets get passed fuselage,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By Vlad
Russians are in

Two Russians are in. Rain or shine :D


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Forum: Mid-Atlantic 08-08-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By Vlad
Hummel W75

Hummel W75 has two restaurants within walking distance. One working till late. Runway might present a challenge with a cross wind but since he is flying in the evening it will likely be calm. There...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,048
Posted By Vlad
4 years ago I bought LED replacement bulbs at...

4 years ago I bought LED replacement bulbs at S-n-F. Still shining thousands hours later I will dig the vendor info Jim. I hope they are still in business. Long lasting bulbs. Before that I went...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Vlad
No they see us all. Just saving on gas in ground...

No they see us all. Just saving on gas in ground effect . CG escort is always there always visible ... :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Vlad
Jealous of your location

I hear you Erich. Though not Santa Barbara, my backyard has a lot of attractions. We had several hours break between rolling TRFs the other day boy that was intense. The airspace was swarmed I don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 418,849
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Sharp! Is it Alvord or elsewhere?

Sharp! Is it Alvord or elsewhere?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By Vlad
I surely will John. It's ju$t the matter of time....

I surely will John. It's ju$t the matter of time. Close tolerance bolts for the wings are ordered. :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By Vlad
Amazing writeup

Rob you just reignited me. Couple questions for you. Other then visiting with the family do you keep the tab for those four weeks of travel? Would be interesting to know how much you spent on gas,...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Vlad
Very clever good job Dave. Organizing is very...

Very clever good job Dave. Organizing is very important each of us is doing it our own way. I like yours. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By Vlad
Rob, Once I gave a ride to a teenager. The kid...

Rob,
Once I gave a ride to a teenager. The kid was very excited parents happy too. He stepped out of the cockpit following instructions then I couldn't even blink he ran all the way to the wingtip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Vlad
Put it on the left side and go fly....

Put it on the left side and go fly. :)

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