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Forum: RV-3 11-22-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,414
Posted By seward747
Rob: great write-up! You're one lucky...

Rob: great write-up! You're one lucky man.

Dreaming.....

(BTW is your -3 webpage still active? couldn't get it too work)

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-09-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 169,992
Posted By seward747
Paul: laughing at your "term". I have an idea...

Paul: laughing at your "term". I have an idea what you meant by Boomer Badge, but for fun, did a Google search. First to come up was a description of the chest insignia of a Navy ballistic missile...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-30-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By seward747
Yep, video worked for me. Looks like a fun...

Yep, video worked for me.
Looks like a fun morning.
BTW, nice hats, shirts, and a/c paint job.
Thanks for the motivational sharing.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-26-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By seward747
Bill (wild): sent you a PM Doug Seattle area ...

Bill (wild): sent you a PM


Doug
Seattle area (74S)
-4, wings
VA-196 '79-82
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-18-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By seward747
Thanks for the video, Steve. To me, it was a...

Thanks for the video, Steve.
To me, it was a telling statement when they changed the name to Arlington BALOON fest and Fly-In (emphasis mine). I was there with my Luscombe in the Vintage area, which...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-11-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 46,954
Posted By seward747
Scott: what a beautiful story, so many shared...

Scott: what a beautiful story, so many shared experiences, a lifetime of memories, very moving to read.
Sorry for your loss.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-09-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,243
Posted By seward747
Chris, Looks like you definitely have the...

Chris, Looks like you definitely have the homebuilder spirit! Regarding your welds; "perfection is the enemy of good enough". You'll probably hear that phrase more than once around here. Another one...
Forum: RV-4 08-07-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,547
Posted By seward747
Great report Devin, looks like everyone had a...

Great report Devin, looks like everyone had a great time. I missed most of the activities, but sat in the front row as Van conducted his "40 years of...." forum. Guess you can't polish that corner of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-02-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,022
Posted By seward747
rongawer: just to clarify your above post, you're...

rongawer: just to clarify your above post, you're running which engine?


Doug in Seattle
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,019
Posted By seward747
Awesome Bruce, thanks for posting. Saw some...

Awesome Bruce, thanks for posting.


Saw some familiar planes/names there.


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Primers 07-12-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By seward747
Like others-interested in the Stewart Systems as...

Like others-interested in the Stewart Systems as well. Nice description of the priming process. Do you have a part # or name for that 3M gun? Nice lid set-up as well.
Will be interested in your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,258
Posted By seward747
No need for chocks while parked but the guy...

No need for chocks while parked but the guy behind me always gets a little upset when I try to taxi out.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Northeast 07-03-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By seward747
Raffle

Wow! The team did a great job on the Gee Bee. I built one of the pedal planes (simpler model) and can appreciate the work that went into it.
Good luck with the event and the raffle!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-3 06-20-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By seward747
Awesome-both the execution and the final...

Awesome-both the execution and the final product!
Thanks for sharing.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Safety 06-05-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,212
Posted By seward747
Pilot135: clever! That helmet has all the bases...

Pilot135: clever!
That helmet has all the bases covered.


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Flight Testing 06-05-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,674
Posted By seward747
Steve: Carl beat me to it, but many posts by Vac...

Steve: Carl beat me to it, but many posts by Vac explain AOA well.
Or, we can talk next time I see you at the at the hangar.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-25-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By seward747
great collection! You guys/gals are having way...

great collection!
You guys/gals are having way too much fun!
Thanks for sharing

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-15-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,129
Posted By seward747
David: Nice set-up there and beautiful...

David: Nice set-up there and beautiful workmanship on the-12. Bet you're chomping at the bit to get her airborne!
Thanks for sharing and keep the progress reports coming.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-16-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 47,750
Posted By seward747
real close

Awesome Sam! Big congrats. Cant wait to hear November Golf (Alpha Charlie) 506 in the pattern at AWO.

When you get a chance, would love to hear how you chose 506 as your side number. This old...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-31-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By seward747
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Doug Seattle...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,611
Posted By seward747
Ahhhh…………..now we see. Very cool indeed! Now...

Ahhhh…………..now we see.

Very cool indeed!

Now you WILL be getting some custom build requests.

Boys and their toys...…….:D


Doug
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-19-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,533
Posted By seward747
Great shots on a beautiful day, much appreciated...

Great shots on a beautiful day, much appreciated by this old SOCAL guy. You even managed to work the Queen Mary and old Spruce Goose display hangar (geodedic dome) in the harbor shot. Did my share of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,611
Posted By seward747
Yep, nicely done! The "finished pic of lead",...

Yep, nicely done! The "finished pic of lead", with dowel attached to tail, looks like they'd be perfect "fighter sticks" for ACM/BFM mission briefings in the ready room:cool:

With the video INOP,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,912
Posted By seward747
Welcome, Lance. Looks like you've got an...

Welcome, Lance. Looks like you've got an awesome workshop area, with some previous projects as well. Care to fill us in on that interesting structure back there marked Navy?
Good luck on your new...
Forum: RV-3 01-17-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,418
Posted By seward747
Looks like its an RV-3 RG Doug Seattle area

Looks like its an RV-3 RG


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,100
Posted By seward747
Suits Me

Frank: I can't believe you'd stoop so low as to be seen in an A-2. Everyone knows Naval Aviators wear a G-1.

Oh, wait. Did you say it was free?


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Safety 01-10-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,257
Posted By seward747
"they added something like 5,500' upon...

"they added something like 5,500' upon request"

As some have stated, he most probably said "on request", a common phrase from Center controllers.

Occasionally you'll hear a more self explanatory "...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,721
Posted By seward747
Frank: sent you a PM. Congrats on finishing the...

Frank: sent you a PM.
Congrats on finishing the -7!


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-07-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 51,203
Posted By seward747
Looking good, Martin! Obviously an outstanding...

Looking good, Martin! Obviously an outstanding support crew, as well. Keep the progress reports coming.
Ref. one of your previous postings, any chance you could give us all a PIREP on your Pitts...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-21-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By seward747
Looks like you had a great year, Richard! Thanks...

Looks like you had a great year, Richard!
Thanks for sharing and looking forward to next year's edition.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-05-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,058
Posted By seward747
beautifully done; Id assign an A to that project,...

beautifully done; Id assign an A to that project, but I may be a little biased.
You've got some nice toys in that hangar.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,388
Posted By seward747
That's awesome Tom. Congratulations to him and...

That's awesome Tom. Congratulations to him and the family! You must be very proud.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 490,322
Posted By seward747
I'd say it's an ex military C-117, or Super DC-3....

I'd say it's an ex military C-117, or Super DC-3. External differences are the squared off tail, cowlings, and main gear doors (just visible below the wing's leading edge). Not many...
Forum: RV-4 09-29-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,736
Posted By seward747
Sean: nice video, beautiful -4! Thanks for...

Sean: nice video, beautiful -4!
Thanks for sharing.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-17-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 27,081
Posted By seward747
Fantastic news, Bob! You guys are hitting it out...

Fantastic news, Bob! You guys are hitting it out of the park.
Looking forward to further updates.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 490,322
Posted By seward747
seating arrangement

I give up. How'd you squeeze 5 of you into a 2 seat RV-7?:D


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-01-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,222
Posted By seward747
Nice presentation - thanks for...

Nice presentation - thanks for posting!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-12-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,294
Posted By seward747
Mike, thanks for sharing, both the pics and the...

Mike, thanks for sharing, both the pics and the stories!

I was ANC based for 20 years. Really miss the scenery and the fellowship, truly a unique corner of the world.

Keep 'em...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-21-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,819
Posted By seward747
Beautifully done.....including the music! Looks...

Beautifully done.....including the music!

Looks like you two are living the American Dream!



Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-13-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,059
Posted By seward747
Amen, brother. We are lucky, indeed! Thanks for...

Amen, brother.
We are lucky, indeed!

Thanks for the reminder and perspective.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-09-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,425
Posted By seward747
Yep, when it's nice around here, it's REALLY...

Yep, when it's nice around here, it's REALLY nice. Looks like a beautiful flight, thanks for sharing.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Safety 05-02-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,840
Posted By seward747
Seems like most everyone's got an opinion in this...

Seems like most everyone's got an opinion in this radio call thing. What say we all use the last page of the AC, titled Advisory Circular Feedback Form, and tell them what we the users think would...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-02-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,024
Posted By seward747
Great post Tim. Sounds like an awesome weekend...

Great post Tim. Sounds like an awesome weekend that you could almost call a reward for putting up w/ 2 months TDY there!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,096
Posted By seward747
Per your call sign and "resume", I'm guessing you...

Per your call sign and "resume", I'm guessing you rotorheads just feel more comfortable flying PIC in the right seat? Perhaps you could show us a panel pic?
Beautiful airplane!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 03-26-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,255
Posted By seward747
Great mission and beautiful pic - especially...

Great mission and beautiful pic - especially overhead Chicago. Thanks for doing what you did and sharing with us.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,656
Posted By seward747
Results seem to vary with aircraft, and...

Results seem to vary with aircraft, and especially installation location.
MicroAero does rather extensive testing for certified aircraft applications, here in the experimental world, it might take...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-20-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,327
Posted By seward747
Sorry to hear, I remember his posts. Appreciate...

Sorry to hear, I remember his posts.

Appreciate the update.

Keep her flying in his honor.


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-14-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 815
Views: 985,666
Posted By seward747
So Wingnut - I'm guessing you're the guy...

So Wingnut - I'm guessing you're the guy responsible for putting together some pretty cool videos. Like 2014 Hornet Ball, for example? The Bullet Train segment - one of my favorites!
Nice work, both...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,176
Posted By seward747
Thanks for the intro Zack. Sounds like you've...

Thanks for the intro Zack. Sounds like you've done a rather thorough analysis on which model to go with. Enjoy the journey, good luck on the project and your PPL. We'll be on the lookout for future...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-23-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 824
Posted By seward747
Beautiful portfolio of beautiful machines over...

Beautiful portfolio of beautiful machines over beautiful scenery.

Know the area well; you captured an amazing sunset and even our rain soaked agricultural fields.

Looking forward to a re-do, come...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,512
Posted By seward747
This should be interesting thread - thanks for...

This should be interesting thread - thanks for the first posts.

Great idea with the blue curtains!


Doug
Seattle area,
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-13-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,342
Posted By seward747
eclipsed

very subtle Bob, very subtle.
So you must have been in attendance there when the sun "went away"?????

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-13-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,342
Posted By seward747
Nice pic! Hula Girl keeps some good...

Nice pic! Hula Girl keeps some good company.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-11-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,828
Posted By seward747
Looks like you guys are having a great trip! ...

Looks like you guys are having a great trip! You definitely hit the PNW on a good weather day. Last week? not so nice.
Enjoy the return leg down south. Looking forward to further...
Forum: RV-4 01-17-2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 209,613
Posted By seward747
A Pyro Switch, love it! Kinda like a Master...

A Pyro Switch, love it! Kinda like a Master Arm?

Please, Fritz: tell us more!


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-4 01-13-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 336,552
Posted By seward747
photo post

Skip: congrats on your photo post (i'm not laughing, not there myself yet).

But I am wondering, referencing your shadow, do wear that camera ALL the time?:D


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-13-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,299
Posted By seward747
Ditto the kudos for continuing updates...

Ditto the kudos for continuing updates here.
Going back over previous year's posts, I noticed back in DEC 14, with your CF panel overlay, your abbreviated T/O and LAND checklist under the D-10 got...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By seward747
Amen Brother, spot on! Doug Seattle area

Amen Brother, spot on!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,359
Posted By seward747
Wow, what a tribute indeed. Looks like he did...

Wow, what a tribute indeed. Looks like he did indeed enjoy a good life.
Thanks for sharing this, and my condolences to the family,

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-19-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,031
Posted By seward747
Looks like you had a great hop. Beautiful pics,...

Looks like you had a great hop. Beautiful pics, thanks for sharing.

Looks like more rain here in Seattle:(

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-4 11-13-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,773
Posted By seward747
Dayton: could you comment on your thought process...

Dayton: could you comment on your thought process to go down this road?

And thanks for letting us follow along!

Doug
-4, wings
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,763
Posted By seward747
Sailing, by Christopher Cross As I'm playing...

Sailing, by Christopher Cross

As I'm playing with the clouds, skimmimg over a cloud layer.....


Doug
Seattle area
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