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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) Today, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,821
Posted By Vlad
Sure Eskilstuna it will be. Orebro Castle can...

Sure Eskilstuna it will be. Orebro Castle can wait for another day :D
Forum: RV-12 Today, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Vlad
That’s a timely thread. I sold my folding bike...

That’s a timely thread. I sold my folding bike couple years ago and now thinking of buying again. What’s new and affordable these days?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:06 PM
Replies: 760
Views: 157,412
Posted By Vlad
Steve quick question. I replaced left flap...

Steve quick question. I replaced left flap recently and lost red nut and head buttons https://www.rvplasticparts.com/product-page/flap-bracket-fairing-set-with-hardware They are not listed on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,560
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice! That's quite a progress in RV building...

Nice! That's quite a progress in RV building Bruce. When I visited on Labor day the fuse barely started :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,671
Posted By Vlad
Talking Operation “Prop Job”

The operation “Prop Job” is under way. Drive safe Jeff and give me some update from the road if able. I will see you in one week. :D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Vlad
$90 shipped

$90 shipped. Great little instrument for miniature panels. :D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,821
Posted By Vlad
Jim, Bring that pint to Iceland on the way back....

Jim,
Bring that pint to Iceland on the way back. We will share :D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-11-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,821
Posted By Vlad
Keith, 1. Yes, the first stop would be the...

Keith,

1. Yes, the first stop would be the carbon copy of my last trip. That's what the second aircraft will do.
2. There is a strong desire to punch this route PAOM UHMA UEMM UEMO UIBM UNKK UNCC...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By Vlad
Nice scenery David. Can you bump up the...

Nice scenery David. Can you bump up the resolution?
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-09-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,821
Posted By Vlad
Hey Mike there are no set dates yet but initial...

Hey Mike there are no set dates yet but initial plans are centered around 4th of July. Two aircrafts are committed and working on their visas. The third one is still in decision making.

It's...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-08-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,821
Posted By Vlad
Would you fly your RV to Russia?

For adventurous types a question here. Would you like to fly your RV to Russia? A couple of my friends are interesting to visit the western neighbor with their RVs. I made a Day VFR trip from Alaska...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-07-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Vlad
$120 shipped

Price reduction to $120 shipped. :)
Forum: Northeast 11-07-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By Vlad
Wow that's a great deal for those "collecting" RV...

Wow that's a great deal for those "collecting" RV models. I know at least two qualified pilots but they already flown the 9 :)
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 55,767
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations Chris for job well done! Time to...

Congratulations Chris for job well done! Time to start collecting those Ambassador airport stamps. :)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Vlad
Terry my RV recently shed some skins. Flying...

Terry my RV recently shed some skins. Flying unprimed unpainted since 2011 tied down under the elements by North East coast. I was very pleased to see the internals sparkling clean. External that's...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-03-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Vlad
FS: UMA 2 1/4 VSI $150 shipped

I had this little instrument (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/umavertspeed.php?recfer=20763) on the panel for two years. Bought new. Working perfect when removed. It's 2,000 ft/min...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-03-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Vlad
Yes, I am assembling a caravan.:D If you show up...

Yes, I am assembling a caravan.:D

If you show up down South as you previously planned I will be still here and meet you. If not climb that career ladder more gas money. And see you soon Mike... in...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-02-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good memories

Enjoyed your short video clips very much Mike! What a great memories. Coastal mountains are spectacular this is my 2014 views of Mt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,352
Posted By Vlad
Yes, CJ commanded the project and BillyH...

Yes, CJ commanded the project and BillyH engineered it. I just supplied parts. Actually there were three projects of similar launchers under way in different parts of the country but two hasn't...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-29-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By Vlad
Once. On purpose some years ago staying in close...

Once. On purpose some years ago staying in close pattern and accumulating. It progressively became rougher and application of carb heat followed by landing didn’t improve much. I suspect the air...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By Vlad
Exactly my experience. I assembled the major...

Exactly my experience. I assembled the major components in an unheated space. You will survive Tim. Just don't cut the canopy and work with fiberglass during winter time. :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-27-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Welcome Nate! Nice to see another build in the...

Welcome Nate! Nice to see another build in the North East. Dig through VAF archives there is an enormous knowledge base here. Mark other builders' websites. Ask here. Questions like which primer to...
Forum: Canada 10-23-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Vlad
Talking Правда

True. Couple years ago there were couple aircrafts in the circuit of Lachute and they commed in French. A request in English went unanswered so I switched to Russian, joined the pattern and landed....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-22-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Vlad
Injector Ring

Where time goes Pete? 5 years have passed already since I flown the Ring. Thanks for memories. :)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,730
Posted By Vlad
Man this is awesome! I am tired of cutting TP...

Man this is awesome! I am tired of cutting TP rolls :D:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-21-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,870
Posted By Vlad
me too

The same here Steve. I've even read up to Alex Peterson post before realizing it was 10+ years ago. Getting old... :D
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-20-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 455,768
Posted By Vlad
Talking Look at this! What a perfect morning news and...

Look at this! What a perfect morning news and motivation!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-19-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,175
Posted By Vlad
Well executed! You guys should get the creative...

Well executed! You guys should get the creative director an ANR headset.

PS; Mark, from Iceland to Greenland what kind of permits do they require prior to entry? Would appreciate a reference. PM or...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-18-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By Vlad
Last call before I contact the manufacturer :D

Last call before I contact the manufacturer :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-17-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,636
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up I remember that TRACON building. Was on a tour...

I remember that TRACON building. Was on a tour with a group of GA pilots several years ago. Learned a ton about the other side of the radio.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-15-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By Vlad
WTB; Turtlepac Drum33

My buddy wants to buy a Turtlepac Drum 33 (https://www.turtlepac.com/photo-gallery/aircraft-ferry-tanks/) fuel tank. Pass the word if you know somebody is selling.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-13-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Vlad
Question Oil system flush how to?

Is there a method to flush engine oil system? I rinse the sump occasionally with couple quarts of gas and I flushed out oil cooler couple times. How could I flush the whole system? What...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Vlad
Water doesn't stay long in that state in my...

Water doesn't stay long in that state in my woods. As soon as sun is up it melts. Might take couple hours before airborne again...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Vlad
Yes, it's even easier to remove them after water...

Yes, it's even easier to remove them after water hardens. You just chip the bugs off :D

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Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-13-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,224
Posted By Vlad
Good man Jon rest in peace. Never met you thanks...

Good man Jon rest in peace. Never met you thanks for good advice you gave me though the years.
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By Vlad
In my opinion not practical. If I read correctly...

In my opinion not practical. If I read correctly with the hangar you have three locations. The most efficient time spent on the project would be in the shop in your main house. While you surely can...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-08-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,004
Posted By Vlad
Love your stories Josh thanks for sharing them....

Love your stories Josh thanks for sharing them. The 9 is such an incredible time machine. You are getting around. It’s addictive isn’t it? I fly several days a week for groceries, hardware store,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Vlad
Unimak

Cool stuff there on Unimak Island :D


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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Vlad
I was thinking of re welding the right one to...

I was thinking of re welding the right one to make it more narrow.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By Vlad
Removing passenger rudder pedals

I don't have brakes installed on the right side of my RV9A. Has anybody removed or modified passenger rudder pedals to be removable? Resale value and training flights aside there is some real estate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By Vlad
If you are talking of DC Pro-X with smaller cups...

If you are talking of DC Pro-X with smaller cups I had an opportunity to test those. No comparison with A20. Noise will beat you up by the end of the day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By Vlad
Good question Ivan. A20 pads last longer in the...

Good question Ivan. A20 pads last longer in the North East. Come back :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By Vlad
I would say there is a difference in favor of the...

I would say there is a difference in favor of the latter. I flew with X for several years logged over 3K hours and loved it. Light, crisp sound, a perfect headset. Then I purchased A20 to try it...
Forum: Northeast 10-03-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Vlad
Michael I’ve been flying to KRUT for years. They...

Michael I’ve been flying to KRUT for years. They have a restaurant in the terminal. I haven’t seen any RVs there. Saw several flying met couple guys but the community is not like where you are coming...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-02-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,251
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good job Rocky!...

Good job Rocky!

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Aleutian%20Campaign/good%20job%20Rocky%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-01-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Vlad
Jim I didn't find any. The drawings/manual were...

Jim I didn't find any. The drawings/manual were well written back in 2006. I didn't make any modifications everything stock everything by the plans no "gotchas" :)
Forum: Painting your RV 10-01-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,251
Posted By Vlad
Then EdH will fly to AK to take a calendar...

Then EdH will fly to AK to take a calendar picture of your eagle over Harding Icefield. That would be a winner photo. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By Vlad
Tom there should be a 45 degree fitting from the...

Tom there should be a 45 degree fitting from the gascolator. It will take care of all the kinks of longer hose you are talking about.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-29-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,295
Posted By Vlad
It's a thick one like craftsman. There was a...

It's a thick one like craftsman. There was a rubber plug inside which confused the sales tech. He was 100% sure that thing fits. Discarded the insert - perfect tool :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-29-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,295
Posted By Vlad
I just brought a Tempest spark plug to a NAPA...

I just brought a Tempest spark plug to a NAPA store and they found me the right socket. :)

PS; Yes, I did fly to the store...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-29-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,251
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good reason to fly to Alaska again Mike. To...

Good reason to fly to Alaska again Mike. To update the picture :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Aleutian%20Campaign/mike%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-28-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Vlad
Here we go...

Here we go Sir.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Vern!

Vern is to the right. I shaved the mustaches. :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Vern%20-%201.jpg (http://s447.photobucket.com/user/N666BK/media/Vern%20-%201.jpg.html)
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-25-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Vlad
No need for any lubricant. Keep that countersink...

No need for any lubricant. Keep that countersink cage under control and enjoy drilling....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-25-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,213
Posted By Vlad
I like it well done. Frazier Lake a good spot put...

I like it well done. Frazier Lake a good spot put on my bucket list.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,229
Posted By Vlad
[QUOTE=Mel;1290134]If I come in the Cub, is there...

[QUOTE=Mel;1290134]If I come in the Cub, is there an award for the longest time to get there?[/QUOTE

If not longest direct I can beat you on that Mel. :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-19-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By Vlad
I know an airplane which was built without...

I know an airplane which was built without pneumatic squeezer. Still flying. I also know a kit sold unfinished with every single tool imaginable. :)
Welcome Justin!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-18-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By Vlad
Nice job guys! Are you tracking Wisconsin River...

Nice job guys! Are you tracking Wisconsin River just passed the railroad bridge? :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Misc/De%20Chien%20WI%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-17-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations Colin!

Love your trailer surely beats mine. Wondering how did you manage to stay 35 on a highway :)

Nice paint scheme...
Forum: Northeast 09-16-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By Vlad
I see Massachussetts was well represented. I was...

I see Massachussetts was well represented. I was on the fence go-no-no go for hours. Getting soft I guess... :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-16-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By Vlad
Enjoyed your travel story Josh thanks. Programmed...

Enjoyed your travel story Josh thanks. Programmed horses that's funny :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-14-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,318
Posted By Vlad
Impressive! Thanks for writeup Ivan. Sorry to...

Impressive! Thanks for writeup Ivan. Sorry to hear about your border crossing experience sometimes one gets tangled in the system I have my share too.

Those pictures of Mt Rushmore came out very...
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