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Forum: RV-12 10-09-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,228
Posted By WindAdvisory
A quote in the back ground of one of the thread...

A quote in the back ground of one of the thread photos motivated me to create this image :)

http://i63.tinypic.com/25qwuid.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By WindAdvisory
I've restored many headlamps utilizing wet...

I've restored many headlamps utilizing wet sandpaper (800, 1000 and 2000 grit) and various polishing compounds on wool and foam buffing pads.

Has anyone tried this process on the RV wingtip lens?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-30-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,295
Posted By WindAdvisory
Every time I see the title of this thread appear...

Every time I see the title of this thread appear in my feed I replace the name “Ferrari” with “Lotus” in my head.

Collin Chapman’s whole ethos was “Simplify. Then add lightness”

I’m far too...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By WindAdvisory
Thank you! (“Anatomy of an airplane cowl” didn’t...

Thank you! (“Anatomy of an airplane cowl” didn’t get me far on the google machine )
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By WindAdvisory
RV3 / RV4 Cowl Inlet Buldge - Correct Name?

Is there a proper name for the inlet buldge featured on the RV3 and the RV4?

(It is one of my favorite visual aspects of their design)

http://i67.tinypic.com/29ok66q.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,935
Posted By WindAdvisory
Build Thread

Beautiful RV8! (So much care and attention to detail)

Here is a link to the build thread in case anyone was curious like me :)

http://www.rv-8.com/MikeRobbins.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By WindAdvisory
Gerry: Thank you for all of your time on the...

Gerry: Thank you for all of your time on the phone this evening. I hope the hurricane clean up goes smoothly and I truly appreciate the help with the nose wheel fairing! PS - What is the name of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By WindAdvisory
RV7A - Taxing On Grass - Broken Nosewheel Pant

Hi All,

While moving the 7a on grass the front portion of the nose wheel pant literally ripped while traveling over some less than smooth terrain.

Any common sense advice on how to avoid this...
Forum: RV-10 09-19-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,577
Posted By WindAdvisory
I have been detailing and reconditioning...

I have been detailing and reconditioning automobiles for over 20 years.

PAINTED SURFACE: I agree that warm soapy water, a "carefully" utilized fingernail and a microfiber is the best low cost...
Forum: Oregon 09-14-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By WindAdvisory
I LOVE that picture! PS - I spoke with Dirk at...

I LOVE that picture!

PS - I spoke with Dirk at NW Aircraft Maintenance and he is having an open house / hanger party on Saturday.
Forum: Oregon 09-14-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By WindAdvisory
Oregon International Airshow! (Hillsboro, Oregon)

Who will be attending the Hillsboro Oregon International Airshow between the 22nd and the 24th of September?!

http://www.oregonairshow.com/

Here are the attractions:

Jerry Jive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By WindAdvisory
Nailed it. Thank you.

Nailed it. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By WindAdvisory
"Sporty" in the context of flight characteristics? Slang or a real word?

I've read multiple threads on VansAirForce talking about things getting "Sporty".

Is there an official definition for this term or is "Sporty" aviation slang?

I asked a friend of mine who is an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By WindAdvisory
Here is N666RV at home in Vernonia...

Here is N666RV at home in Vernonia 😊

http://i63.tinypic.com/mvhqoj.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By WindAdvisory
EAA Podcast With Richard VanGrunsven - The Green Dot!

Attached is a link to the New EAA Podcast with Richard VanGrunsven (The Founder Of Vans Aircraft)

http://inspire.eaa.org/2017/09/06/eaas-the-green-dot-richard-vangrunsven/

Spoiler Alert: Here are...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-04-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By WindAdvisory
RV8 With Life Flight Swooping In For A Landing

Taken in Pacific City, Oregon

Vans RV8 in the foreground (Not mine). Life Flight swooping in to collect a wounded hang glider.

The emergency personnel were intent on moving the RV8 once they...
Forum: Oregon 09-04-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,092
Posted By WindAdvisory
Post Buy Inspection - Wanted Expert Vans RV A&P (Portland Metro)

This is my first post!

Hello,

I recently purchased a RV7A (Quick Build / 0360) and I am looking for an A&P that can give it a thorough once over.

Specifically, an A&P who is intimately familiar...
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