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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,553
Posted By walldan
Extra stop

Pleas add KMFI to your loop and PM me!!! I would love to see your RV-9. We will be starting our build in a few months.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By walldan
Donít let them bother you

I happen to live and fly in the MOA. I donít even worry about them. Just stay clear of the prohibited live fire ranges. :-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 74,199
Posted By walldan
Sling

The sling 2 is one of the best looking and flying aircraft out there. I really wish they would have made the four a bit bigger with the same general look of the two.

Several years back the sling...
Forum: Tools 06-27-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By walldan
Nova Drills?

Has anyone used Nova Drills? Pan American Tool is a sponsor on this site and manufactures the Nova line. My search is not working well as I found one post dating back to 2011 that mentioned them. ...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 08-19-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,268
Posted By walldan
Thank you everyone who connected with me. I am...

Thank you everyone who connected with me. I am very happy to see it is reasonable to haul dogs in a side by side RV.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 07-31-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,268
Posted By walldan
Paws N Pilots with an RV6/7/9?

I am looking to connect with a few individuals who fly Paws N Pilots with any of the Side by Side RV's (6/7/9). I have a few questions for you. Please PM me if possible.
Forum: ADS-B 07-14-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By walldan
Flight Aware Map Overlay - Accuracy?

I have been flying a Stratus ADS-B equipped airplane as I work towards my PPL. I recently logged into flight aware to look at my flight path of a recent flight and noticed it does not actually line...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,497
Posted By walldan
Thank you for the explanation. I am continuing to...

Thank you for the explanation. I am continuing to learn!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,497
Posted By walldan
Fuel Lines and Tape Pipe Thread?

Sorry to bring up an old tread I am trying to better understand what is right and wrong. I was reading a review of another EAB and when looking at the pictures saw tape pipe thread sealant on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By walldan
Plan Ahead

As a local to the area I am blessed with easy access to EAA. If this is your first time st Oshkosh do some planning. Start with the flying part. Print and review the NOTAM. It is not complicated but...
Forum: RV-10 07-03-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By walldan
Read the NOTAM

Please make sure you read the NOTAM. As you said You will need to make a sign to designate where you will be parking. Your sign will say GAP. General Aviation Parking or GAC General aviation camping....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By walldan
KMFI

KMFI is not too far from Oshkosh. If you fly in I can give you a ride to a hotel.

PM me if you want.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,330
Posted By walldan
Hope to be part of this

Planning on attending but will be driving in. Any issues brining a six pack thru security?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By walldan
No pictures?

Pictures are not showing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,402
Posted By walldan
Complete

Completed mine at the Marshfield Clinic. (Wisconsin)
Forum: Photography 03-22-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,695
Posted By walldan
Nikon D200

I am using an outdated Nikon D200 for most of my shooting. I have a throw away D3200 I use if the weather is bad. (Someone else was throwing it away after they cleaned it and the chemical made the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-18-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By walldan
http://www.cfcmss.org/DesktopModules/CFCMSSDocumen...

http://www.cfcmss.org/DesktopModules/CFCMSSDocuments/Download.aspx?ID=153

Maybe try the reset instructions on page 12 and let it retrain itself... Is the tach accurate at idle?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-17-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,490
Posted By walldan
Simple...

That is part of the After Burner... :-)
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-02-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,272
Posted By walldan
A few different ways..

There are a few ways you can do this... But I have a few questions.

Do you want it to always hold the tablet (store it when closed) and allow you to see it when open?

How do you want the tablet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By walldan
Not an expert But...

Edit.. I can only answer your 1st question

I believe there is something with the speed at which the circuit is broken. Remember AC and DC behave differently. Because AC alternates (the voltage...
Forum: Safety 01-27-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By walldan
De-Icing

Visiting a friend last night and he was showing me a new airplane he bought. He is currently getting dual instruction in it. If anyone is in Wisconsin you will know that we have this mix of ice,...
Forum: Safety 11-15-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,919
Posted By walldan
"They told me to squawk VFR and that no traffic...

"They told me to squawk VFR and that no traffic was in the area because I mentioned having trouble seeing because I was flying into the setting sun"

I normally don't post here. But when I read your...
Forum: RV-12 09-12-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,197
Posted By walldan
In the fall when we have cold nights this happens...

In the fall when we have cold nights this happens to my truck when I drive to work.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-02-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By walldan
Simple test

Can you use a shot piece of vacuum hose and connect a vacuum gauge close to the pump? Find out what the pump is drawing first. If you have plenty at the pump and none in your system you have a leak.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,969
Posted By walldan
Mono

Not sure if it would work. But at a previous factory we used mono fishing line as a fire detector. It was connected to a spring loaded switch. The line normally was under tension and kept the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,039
Posted By walldan
Very Nice

Very nice looking airplane. Send me a pm with details on your 7.
Forum: Safety 07-13-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,482
Posted By walldan
I second this!! And would want an answer from...

I second this!!

And would want an answer from Vans. That part is not safe for use and would not satisfy the C of C for that batch of extrusions.
Forum: RV-12 07-06-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By walldan
First Time going up in the 12

In a couple weeks I will be switching flight schools and leaving behind the Cessna 162 and flying a new RV-12 SLSA. I printed out a copy of the POH and will be printing out the Skyview manual as...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-07-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,107
Posted By walldan
Thank you for this information and perspective

Thank you for this information and perspective
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,107
Posted By walldan
Thank You

This is one reason I really enjoy the VAF. Someone can post about their perception on something and get a lot of great information with out being attacked.

There are so many good perspectives in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,107
Posted By walldan
You bring up a very good point regarding the...

You bring up a very good point regarding the advances in technology. I will be honest. The other day we were going to go out in a friends 172 to track a VOR. WHY? Because I have never done it. I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,107
Posted By walldan
Are we moving too fast? Longevity...

I am hopeful some VAF members with more knowledge then I have can shed some light. To give you a bit of my background, I am a young (30's), mechanical engineer who now works in medical research,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,890
Posted By walldan
Take a look: ...

Take a look:

https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/636

According to this is passed the house on 2/16/2015 and then pass the senate in 2016... It could be something funky with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,890
Posted By walldan
The house passed their version of the bill a few...

The house passed their version of the bill a few months (Correction...2/2015 if you look at the website) back. The Senate took a non conventional approach to this and didn't pass a Senate bill,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,622
Posted By walldan
Wow

I am very impressed! Care to share hardware costs?
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,004
Posted By walldan
Joe, I am with you. My wife is going back to...

Joe, I am with you. My wife is going back to school which trumps my toys. I am considering a scratch build on a CH 750 cruizer. At first I really thought they were ugly, but as I learned more...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,004
Posted By walldan
If you couldn't build a 12.....

If you were not able to build an RV12, what other LSA would top your list? I do like the RV 12, but certain things beyond my control are forcing me to look at a scratch build instead of buying a kit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By walldan
EAA First Time in a long time

Okay EAA veterans, getting back to attending the fly in, wondering where I go to get my 2015 sticker and if there are any other items people collect to mark the years they attended?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 25,435
Posted By walldan
+2

My first Oshkosh in many years. Wifes first ever... Hope to sign paperwork for a new RV Kit (or at least get my wifes blessing). Looking forward to this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,336
Posted By walldan
True, it seems to be built into the default AOPA...

True, it seems to be built into the default AOPA policy.

Waiting to hear back from the flight school on the specifics of their policy. Then I will talk to the experts.

Thank you for the replies.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,336
Posted By walldan
Insurance

Looking at purchasing Bodily injury/Property Damage Liability and Liabaility Limit for Damage to Non-Owned Aircraft policy.

Looking for advice on coverage amounts....

Was thinking $250K Each, $25K...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,483
Posted By walldan
Congrats!

That is an amazing milestone. One few people will be able to achieve. I tip my hat to you!

DW
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By walldan
A few months back I was in the same boat. It is...

A few months back I was in the same boat. It is about $25 a hour less to rent a 172 at my local airport than the Cessna Skycatcher which is an hour away. My initinal plan was to build time with a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,264
Posted By walldan
Thank you

I was able to get a lot of good advice here! Thanks to everyone!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,264
Posted By walldan
Sunglasses? What worked for you?

Okay, started flying again. Cessna 162, working on my Sport Pilot before starting an RV-12 someday. Anyways, I am wondering what sunglasses work best for flying with digial displays and wearing a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,282
Posted By walldan
B-25

The plane is a B-25 Bomber which was last flown sometime in the 1990's. It was a display piece, but now the organization which owns it has decided it was time to get it back into the air. It will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,282
Posted By walldan
Skinny Little Guy

This is why I am asking. I have, many times, ordered clothing online only to find out they are way too big.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,282
Posted By walldan
Shop Coverall Recommendations

I have begun working on a 1940s aircraft restoration. It is very clear this plane is dirty. I am looking for recommendations on shop coveralls to keep my cloths clean and my wife happy.

I will...
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,233
Posted By walldan
First, I really enjoy this forum. Everyone...

First, I really enjoy this forum. Everyone provides great information. I think I am going to hold off and shop around.
Forum: RV-12 02-20-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,233
Posted By walldan
bench grinder help

Local farm supply shop has a 8 in Genesis brand bench grinder on sale for $44. Next to it is a Dewalt for $140. The Dewalt has much beefier rests, but that is all I can tell. Is $44 a good price...
Forum: RV-12 08-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By walldan
Looking for an RV-12 to visit in Central WI

I am getting very close to pulling the trigger on an RV-12 and would like to see one in person (without waiting until oshkosh next year). Does anyone have a flying RV-12 or one under construction...
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