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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,948
Posted By Special Delivery
+1 for Scott's word of caution... dangerous...

+1 for Scott's word of caution... dangerous territory without an understanding of how the profile changes when even small amounts of material are removed from the stubs. Discounting your statement of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By Special Delivery
Not a difficult catch when you hear "low oil...

Not a difficult catch when you hear "low oil pressure" in your headset. The event was not transient; sustained 42 lb drop at 2300 rpm (55lbs to 13lbs) / slightly higher pressure at increased rpm and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By Special Delivery
Not the first engine run... approx 0.6 hr ground...

Not the first engine run... approx 0.6 hr ground testing logged prior to event.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,156
Posted By Special Delivery
Rotax 912iS - Abrupt Drop in Oil Pressure

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2/28/2020
Abrupt Drop in Oil Pressure -...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Special Delivery
Young people age 18 and under will be admitted free to EAA AirVenture

Outstanding News from EAA...

EAA Announcement
December 5, 2019

Young people age 18 and under will be admitted free to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 as a way to introduce more youth to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up John Bright reveives Van's $750 "Golden Ticket"... donates to ENP

Eagle's Nest Projects
December 17, 2019

This was the year of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' at Van's Aircraft with Charlie being played by none other than our very own John Bright (johnbright...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-11-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,960
Posted By Special Delivery
Your search is over...

Not a tall list at all... exactly as you described and is available in central Florida now (we'll swap out the installed HDX for a new 10" Touch and lower the price 1k). Give Scott Malcomb a call:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,287
Posted By Special Delivery
The old days are gone... New online Certification process

We recently completed the Certification process using FAAs new online application process, and yes, you'll need at least an average level of computer savvy to get through it without frustration. For...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-22-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By Special Delivery
An alternative solution for the budget minded......

An alternative solution for the budget minded...

$1.88 at Lowe's. A side benefit of these semi-hard chair tips is that the ends are slightly larger than the tube and provide some tactile feedback...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,320
Posted By Special Delivery
Aviation Nation - Bob Kelly is in need of our thoughts and prayers...

Bob Kelly (videobobk on VAF) is the President and Founder of Aviation Nation and is one of the early pioneers who paved the way for many of the RV-12 high school build programs in existence today. If...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) - Tyler Moats 1st Solo Flight

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)
November 14, 2019

Tyler Moats - 1st Solo Flight

After about 19 hours of flying, I (finally) soloed. All around, it was a pretty cool experience. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney HS (TX) / Party Time!!

Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney Aviation Academy (TX)
10/29/2019

The camaraderie at our McKinney campus is nothing short of inspiring. Building an airplane at McKinney is truly a family affair and...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-13-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By Special Delivery
Bruce, Welcome to VAF... the world wide brain...

Bruce,

Welcome to VAF... the world wide brain trust for all things RV.

Already mentioned, there are multipls of every model RV based at Conroe, and if they don't have a -3, I'll bring one. Just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) - Valarie Meyer 1st SOLO

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI)
9/5/2019

Valarie Meyer - 1st Solo Flight (RV-12)

My solo was the most exhilarating experience I've ever had. Being up in the air and doing it all on my own...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By Special Delivery
Thank you for the kind words, Andrew. A new...

Thank you for the kind words, Andrew. A new website is in the works.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) - Magnus Schoreder 1st SOLO

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI)
8/8/2019

Magnus Schoreder - 1st SOLO FLIGHT

When Mr.Lund jumped out of the plane and I was going through the checklist to get started on my own, I felt...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-17-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 733
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Van's Factory RV-12iS scheduled to attend the 6th Annual SW Wisconsin RV-12 Fly-In

Just in from Jim Senft, Eagle's Nest Project Director at Central HS (WI)

Two (2) Van's factory RV-12iS are scheduled to attend the SW Wisconsin RV-12 Meeting/Fly-In...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Travis Senft - 1st Solo on his 16th Birthday

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)
July 4th, 2019

Travis Senft completes 1st Solo Flight on his 16th Birthday

"He can't drive... but he sure can fly" -Mickey Ferguson,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Clear Sprinhs HS (TX) Lands at Top Golf

Eagle's Nest Projects - Clear Springs HS (TX) Lands at Top Golf
June 27, 2019

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The Clear Creek Education Foundation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery HS (TX) completes their 2nd RV-12

Eagle's Nest Projects
Montgomery High School (TX) Completes their 2nd RV-12
6/17/2019

Joe Waltz
- ENP Program Director - Montgomery HS

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We now have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - 1st Flight RV-12iS / Clear Springs HS (TX)

Eagle's Nest Projects
Clear Springs HS (TX)
1st Flight / RV-12iS N922EN s/n: 121088

5-27-2019

On this beautiful Memorial Day, Bruce Bohannon, Eagle's Nest Director and professional test pilot,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Clear Springs HS (TX) completes their 5th RV-12

Eagle's Nest Projects

Clear Springs High School (TX) completes their 5th RV-12
Moving to the airport this weekend / 1st flight scheduled for Mon/Tue

3rd Period Class -...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Mallory Rhodes / EAA Ray Aviation Scholorship Winner

Joe Waltz - Project Director
Montgomery High School (TX)

Link> EAA Ray Aviation Scholorship...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney HS (TX) - NBC_DFW Ch5 Education Feature

Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney Aviation Academy (TX)
February 7, 2019

Video-
NBC_DFW Ch5 Features McKinney Aviation Academy
Morning Intro...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery HS (TX) - A little fun in the shop

Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery HS (TX)
February 7, 2019

Video-...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By Special Delivery
FAA Registration

Not to worry... the team of ladies at the FAA Aircraft Registration Branch are on the job and will take good care of you. Recent experience:
12-28-18 - Paperwork mailed USPS Priority
01-01-19 -...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By Special Delivery
Not with AF-1... but close

Eagle's Nest Projects RV-12 - Preferred Parking at Space Center Houston

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Spotlight on Jim Senft (Central HS, WI)

Spotlight on Jim Senft
Eagle's Nest Projects - Program Director, Central High School (WI)

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Jim Senf is a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,074
Posted By Special Delivery
Bruce Bohannon - Contact Info Email:...

Bruce Bohannon - Contact Info

Email: flyalegend@gmail.com

Cell: 281-889-8078
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Feature Display - 2018 Wings Over Houston

Wings Over Houston Airshow
Eagle's Nest Projects
October-2018

Students from Clear Springs High School and Montgomery High School displayed their 'student built' Eagle's Nest aircraft at the 2018...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By Special Delivery
Fond Memories All...

Aha yes, the RV-1 restoration project brings back many fond memories... from the early days of purchasing the RV-1 from Ted Filer and your generous offer to build and maintain the RV-1 website to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By Special Delivery
Tate Reeves - Van's RV-1 Restoration Team Member

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Tater...

YOU 'DA...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-27-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,199
Posted By Special Delivery
Damian, Riveting the F-01224 floor panels to the...

Damian,
Riveting the F-01224 floor panels to the F-001204D is indeed a difficult task to accomplish with a "Main Squeeze" or any other brand hand squeezer. The best/correct tool for this job is an...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-04-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Rivet Gun / Quick Change Spring - A Better Mouse Trap?

There's something to be learned in every shop... professional and shade-tree. Today, while visiting a shop at KLVJ where they were restoring a T-6, I ran across this... an alternative to the 'quick...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,992
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Rachel Senft (WI) receives her PPL

Monday - 8/20/2018
Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)

Rachel Senft receives her Private Pilot License
-In the Airplane (RV-12) she helped...
Forum: Reviews 08-21-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By Special Delivery
Bruce Bohannon - Contact Info

Bruce Bohannon - Contact Info

Facebook >> HERE (https://www.facebook.com/Flyin-Tiger-Flying-School-371630299514622/)

Email: flyalegend@gmail.com

Cell: 281-889-8078
Forum: Texas (South) 07-02-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By Special Delivery
Total Aircraft Services at Pearland Regional...

Total Aircraft Services at Pearland Regional (KLVJ) (http://www.totalaircraftservices.com/)
Kirk Taylor, Owner

On any given day there's at least one RV in their shop receiving a condition...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By Special Delivery
"Bear Force One" (EN-19 Montgomery High School)...

"Bear Force One" (EN-19 Montgomery High School) was naked at the event... scheduled for paint at GLO Custom Aircraft Painting (http://www.glocustom.com/) (52F) the first week of June. Bear Force One...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,899
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - EN-19 Montgomery HS (TX) - Inaugural 1st Flight

Eagle's Nest Projects
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - KCXO

Montgomery High School (TX) celebrates the inaugural 1st flight of "Bear Force One". The celebration was a community event with over 200 in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By Special Delivery
-received from Alex McGonegal and posted here at...

-received from Alex McGonegal and posted here at his request /reb

To my VAF friends and supporters,

I have done many things at Central High School. I have made friends, learned about the world...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Alex McGonegal 1st Solo - Central High School (WI)

-Text msg received from Jim Senft, ENP Program Director at Central high school, Westosha, WI.
“Ernie, we’re having a problem keeping fuel in the tank of our RV-12, Falcon-1. It goes through the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 934
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - TI Mentors Help Mckinney Aviation Academy Students (TX)

Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney Aviation Academy (TX)
March-2018

McKinney Aviation Academy recently received a $25,000 grant from American Airlines. After careful thought and consideration about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,688
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - SWA rolls out the Red-Carpet for Montgomery HS (TX) students

Wednesday - March 28, 2018
Southwest Airlines rolls out the Red-Carpet
for Montgomery High School (TX) ENP...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-20-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,466
Posted By Special Delivery
They are NOT the same spring. The new spring...

They are NOT the same spring.
The new spring mounts on the throttle shaft and I expect the new design will all but eliminate the occasional breakages we've all experienced.
Thank you Van's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI) in the News

Click the link to the full article for a delightful and inspiring success story about what can be accomplished in a community when a dedicated team of mentors and educators come together with a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-06-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By Special Delivery
Tom, There are actually two bands on the legacy...

Tom,
There are actually two bands on the legacy fuse harness, an upper and lower. If you don't get a response here, I can get the upper measurment from Montgomery on Thurs. Keep up the great work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,033
Posted By Special Delivery
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Ah yes, I too raise a glass to the ladies at Van’s… “Behind every good man is a great woman”; a truism that's alive...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-13-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,134
Posted By Special Delivery
Paul, I suspect we're not the only ones...

Paul, I suspect we're not the only ones challenged in this area. At the other end of the spectrum we occupy is of course, Jay Pratt at RV-Central. I didn't realize when Jay agreed to host the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-13-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,134
Posted By Special Delivery
Drill Bit Organization - I'll show you mine if you'll show me yours

The photo below was semi-staged, but it's not far from what I often find on my workbench.

Seeing that our community is in constant pursuit of a 'better mouse trap', the custom wood tail lift, Randy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,210
Posted By Special Delivery
Not Arizona... but the experience is well worth a...

Not Arizona... but the experience is well worth a trip to Houston (south).

Bruce Bohannon is approved by Gallagher Insurance (and others) for RV -3,-4, and -8 transition training, he'll sign you off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By Special Delivery
Thank you for the kind words but I deserve little...

Thank you for the kind words but I deserve little to no credit for the success of Eagle's Nest Projects. All I had was an idea, and we all know what they're worth!

The real work and success of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery High School (TX) in the News

Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery High School (TX)

By Foti Kallergis
Friday, February 02, 2018 08:01AM
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) --

Click photo to view...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,916
Posted By Special Delivery
New Life for Garmin 696 Battery Pack

Garmin 696 Replacement Cells for Battery Pack

Back story:
Garmin 696 installed in panel for 10+ years with battery installed. Yep, the battery appears to be toast and won't take a charge. When...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,267
Posted By Special Delivery
True... except for the RV-8 Bruce Bohannon uses...

True... except for the RV-8 Bruce Bohannon uses for transition training which also includes rear brakes.
=======================================
Mujahid,

Bruce Bohannon is approved by Gallagher...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-14-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,864
Posted By Special Delivery
Alternative Connector for CHT/EGT Probes

Fast On connectors crimped onto solid wires (EGT/CHT) is a recipe for a problematic connection. EI's OLC-1 solves this problem for $1.60/ea, and when installed offset and covered with heat shrink is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-18-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,722
Posted By Special Delivery
Please report back when you find the problem.

Please report back when you find the problem.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-18-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,722
Posted By Special Delivery
Classic symptom of trash in a carb. Pull em,...

Classic symptom of trash in a carb. Pull em, clean em, and $1 to a doughnut your problem will be solved.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,869
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Anthony Medina / 1st Supervised Solo at Central HS (WI)

December 1, 2017
Central High School (WI) Eagle's Nest Projects (Team Senft)
Anthony Medina - 1st Supervised Solo (Executed flawlessly)

Team 'Senft' at Central High School (WI) is turning out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,899
Posted By Special Delivery
Provided by F1Boss

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,832
Posted By Special Delivery
Whenever the topic of "how high have you been in...

Whenever the topic of "how high have you been in your RV" comes up, I'm always reminded of what Bruce Bohannon accomplished in 2006 with his modified RV-4; ...47,500'...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By Special Delivery
Vic, Great to hear you'll be at the DeLand Light...

Vic,

Great to hear you'll be at the DeLand Light Sport Showcase. If possible, I'd like to reserve 2 of those signed caps for two very special young men, Eagle's Nest build students who will each be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 506,172
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Granbury HS (EN-17)

10/21/2017
Eagle's Nest Projects
Granbury Regional Airport - (EN-17) Ceremonial 1st Flight
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