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Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat Today, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,460
Posted By Vlad
Talking 4 years later

Finally I visited the spot. The only opera house in the world you can walk from airplane parking. However you have to buy the tickets online well in advance....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Vlad
Check the connection on top of the caliper. If...

Check the connection on top of the caliper. If not, likely the O-ring around the piston is not sealing. Might be the pad wear was too much and uneven which could dislodge the piston. An easy fix. New...
Forum: Northeast Yesterday, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By Vlad
Yes Rob there are couple of us here in Jersey but...

Yes Rob there are couple of us here in Jersey but we are so busy we couldn't even meet each other. I am trying to be airborne every day after work and flying out pretty much on every weekend. I...
Forum: International Yesterday, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Vlad
If you can reach Andre Nunes he is a great help....

If you can reach Andre Nunes he is a great help. He bought an RV and ferried it to Fortaleza his hometown. Below is a copy/paste from one of his posts
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 06-14-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Vlad
Paul, Find GI Joe (Charlie F) the owner of...

Paul,
Find GI Joe (Charlie F) the owner of Rooster field 84NC. I've been to his field couple years ago http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=127802&highlight=Rooster I am sure he...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-14-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,373
Posted By Vlad
We will be watching your tracker Herman....

We will be watching your tracker Herman. Tailwinds! Take more pictures.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-13-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Vlad
Updated the list with extra items. :)

Updated the list with extra items. :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-13-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By Vlad
Talking Meteoptics illusion

The anticrepuscular rays maybe? :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-11-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Vlad
Altimeter is spoken for.

Altimeter is spoken for.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-10-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,535
Posted By Vlad
Where did you go that day btw? A well trained...

Where did you go that day btw? A well trained barber at Smoketown did a buzz job in minutes I thought you were doing pattern work. :D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-10-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Vlad
No glass love classic will stay classic....

No glass love classic will stay classic. Calibrating new Russian made km/h ASI. Want to be on top of the game in kts vs mph debate :D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-10-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Vlad
FS; Altimeter, Airspeed Indicator

Altimeter. Operational hours unknown. In great shape. $90 plus shipping. SOLD

Airspeed indicator marked for RV9(A). Knots. Just broken in with only several thousand hours on it. $90 shipping...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-10-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By Vlad
Pete you got me interested. Thanks! :)

Pete you got me interested. Thanks! :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-10-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By Vlad
This is a beautiful picture Wayne. What a great...

This is a beautiful picture Wayne. What a great place KFFA is. I am coming there two times a year on average and it never gets old.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-09-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,535
Posted By Vlad
W48 and KMTN

On my way to Martin State airport KMTN I stopped at Essex Skypark W48. Met an old friend and acquired new ones. Was nice to see you Claw. FlyingBeard that's a nice setup you have on your RV8. Find...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vlad
Thanks for report Ken. The course has been on my...

Thanks for report Ken. The course has been on my bucket list for years. Several years ago Gary Sobek and Paul Dye were at the engine school in February and they organized a little flyin. Good times...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-07-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By Vlad
Good job Fred. They don't give Master Pilot Award...

Good job Fred. They don't give Master Pilot Award for nothing. Your next three trips to Alaska will be less challenging.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-05-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,535
Posted By Vlad
Hagerstown KHGR

Hagerstown MD has a picturesque approach, cool taxiway and a great restaurant. No fees, you could see everyone on the ramp while enjoying your meal. Great views of rare aircraft on departure end. Go...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Vlad
Magdalen Islands

Anybody been there recently? Thinking of zooming in that direction over a weekend. I remember there was a brief writeup here (Rick Woodall?) but couldn’t find it. Any tips appreciated thanks.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 06-05-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By Vlad
Noble cause Mike. Are you still in New Hampshire?...

Noble cause Mike. Are you still in New Hampshire? If yes where?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-31-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 138,704
Posted By Vlad
Trade Wind MA44

Trade Wind airport MA44 is located on the island of Martha's Vineyard. It belongs to the Land Bank Commission and pilots are encouraged to visit it. A simple questionnaire should be answered via...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By Vlad
Smile Any time Keith

My pleasure Keith! Thanks for having me at your historic aerodrome NJ25. Enjoyed every minute of tinkering....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-30-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By Vlad
Waiting for you Mike. I hope weather will...

Waiting for you Mike. I hope weather will cooperate and you get to our woods. An escort over NYC and a royal treatment after that is guaranteed. Please keep us updated on your trip progress.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Vlad
Do they have a tracker? We want to intercept them...

Do they have a tracker? We want to intercept them in the Northeast.
Forum: Northeast 05-28-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Vlad
It’s a crowded place Paul and I found it to be...

It’s a crowded place Paul and I found it to be friendly. However the closest private strip to the city is Keith’s NJ25. But both his hangars are full of airplanes :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-26-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Thank you Keith! Being on a couple hundred miles...

Thank you Keith! Being on a couple hundred miles leash for about a year I do miss long hauls. Your write up is highly appreciated. I remember I showed up at Ironflight place in NV and complained...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,035
Posted By Vlad
Help requested, help granted 2

I wouldn't worry who posted what. Check this out http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=158390&highlight=Deming&page=3 that's what VAF is about :)
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-22-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Glad to hear about trip success. Looking forward...

Glad to hear about trip success. Looking forward for another installment. Pictures please :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-19-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Vlad
I have the instrument in great shape. Make me a...

I have the instrument in great shape. Make me a reasonable offer and I can deliver it to a Maryland airport of your choice. You can pay at the pump if you like the altimeter or I take it home if you...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-18-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,181
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice bends on fuel lines.

Nice bends on fuel lines.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,538
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good job Turbo! Hey visited our good buddy Phil...

Good job Turbo! Hey visited our good buddy Phil in Lake Placid he is asking when you are back in the north? It's still in the lower 40es here and pouring third day in a row... :D
Bring Captain...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 05-12-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,535
Posted By Vlad
Smile Lots of cool places in MD to visit

Garrett County 2G3 is the highest airport elevation in Maryland. Very cool runway you see only half of it when you land. They do have their annual fly-in sometime in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good job Colin. Congratulations! Happy Phase One!

Good job Colin. Congratulations! Happy Phase One!
Forum: Reviews 05-07-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Vlad
11 years ago I bought a spacer, a plate and bolts...

11 years ago I bought a spacer, a plate and bolts from them. Several months ago, switching to a different prop, I had couple questions and called them. My old order was quickly located and questions...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By Vlad
John while painting is important don't forget...

John while painting is important don't forget about modern avionics. That's what impress the crowds. Buy now! From Stein! :D





Golden advice. Did exactly that which made my DAR satisfied. However...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By Vlad
Between Labor Day to mid October would be my...

Between Labor Day to mid October would be my suggestion :)
Forum: Northeast 05-01-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,304
Posted By Vlad
Eastern PA is very active. I fly often and nearly...

Eastern PA is very active. I fly often and nearly every time I am in the air I spot an RV. All year around. I assume they are all under VAF radar :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-30-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,718
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice!

It's been long time Doc since you posted your wonderful journeys. Were missing your reports and videos. My coworker recently visited that spiritual place in OK loves it. When in our woods again...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By Vlad
Well said Dave. Enjoyed your sim story thanks. If...

Well said Dave. Enjoyed your sim story thanks. If I hadn't built my airplane I would never seen those birds from the air. :)

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Misc/B2%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Noooooo what you got yourself into?...

Noooooo what you got yourself into? :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Oshkosh%202010/jetcareers/pat11.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,451
Posted By Vlad
Today at an undisclosed location; Experimental...

Today at an undisclosed location; Experimental xxxx taxi via charlie bravo hotel to the ramp and park by the silver experimental...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-27-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Vlad
Sure Keith with great pleasure. Will call you...

Sure Keith with great pleasure. Will call you after I wake up :D
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-24-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,942
Posted By Vlad
Kurt sent me scans here are the screenshots....

Kurt sent me scans here are the screenshots. First page in Spanish the second one is translated. Thank you Kurt!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 216,195
Posted By Vlad
Bird repellent

Steve,
Can you think of some sort of spike thingy on top of the rudder to prevent birds landing on it? It’s a disaster this year. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Vlad
Will do and report thanks Larry!

Will do and report thanks Larry!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-21-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By Vlad
Amazing! CJ let's plan an African invasion in...

Amazing! CJ let's plan an African invasion in 2021 (rainy year 2023) :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Vlad
Larry while you are still here I have a question....

Larry while you are still here I have a question. I examined closely my exhaust recently and noticed a white ragged line around the joint. What could it be? A crack?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good choice! Tool up and roll your sleeves :)

Good choice! Tool up and roll your sleeves :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By Vlad
Thanks for a PIREP Roy. It is “interesting”...

Thanks for a PIREP Roy. It is “interesting” indeed. I do enjoy 500’ departures though :D
Forum: Painting your RV 04-13-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,933
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Looking great Mike! I already have and idea where...

Looking great Mike! I already have and idea where we will do a nice air-to-air shots. In the same stone tunnel by Seward :)
Or over Harding Icefield.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-08-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,312
Posted By Vlad
No wonder Jeff and I couldn't catch you. I always...

No wonder Jeff and I couldn't catch you. I always carry a proper tool (sledge) to fix stuff on the go :D


https://oi447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Fearless%20Mike%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,450
Posted By Vlad
Been through tons of those. Didn't stay long and...

Been through tons of those. Didn't stay long and never came back :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-06-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,132
Posted By Vlad
Ajo

Sandy you mentioned Ajo is that P01 Eric Marcus Municipal? Do they have any fuel? Tell me more about that airport please. Their listed phone # seems to be disconnected :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-05-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,942
Posted By Vlad
Nota Informativa

Hi Kurt,
Could you please forward a copy of Nota Informativa to N666BK@gmail.com
Thanks,
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-03-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,630
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice shop

Nice shop Ryan! Surely beats city quarters. Looking forward to first flight 2025!

Folks Ryan was a CFI and Chief Pilot with an elite flight school in the North East. Many capable people got their...
Forum: Reviews 04-01-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Mine is in service since 2008. Last seven years I...

Mine is in service since 2008. Last seven years I use it nearly every day and it lays under the elements. Other then replacing the bolts with AN hardware no other maintenance is done on it. Good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,662
Posted By Vlad
Been there. Winds in Kansastan do wonders...

Been there. Winds in Kansastan do wonders :D

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Easing%20the%20maintenance/tiedown%20test%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-31-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Vlad
John don't worry about scratches just get it...

John don't worry about scratches just get it airborne. Your painter will take care of them :)

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Daily%20Pictures/KCKV%20%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By Vlad
In the beginning of Phase 2 I overlooked this...

In the beginning of Phase 2 I overlooked this feature. Bolts were not drilled for safety wire and I flew some hours with ladings on unimproved surfaces. On a preflight I noticed an extra play in the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-28-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By Vlad
What John said...

What John said :)

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Daily%20Pictures/Ivanpah%20-%201.jpg (http://s447.photobucket.com/user/N666BK/media/Daily%20Pictures/Ivanpah%20-%201.jpg.html)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-26-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations Tim!

I enjoyed your trip report Josh thanks. Good to see familiar airports you guys flew through. Is Rex still fueling airplanes? Nice job on wx diversions and flight planning! Looking forward to your...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-25-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,622
Posted By Vlad
10 east of KFFT . Blackhawks.

10 east of KFFT . Blackhawks.
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