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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By jeffkersey
Leadville

I rented a C182 at Rocky Mountain Metro a few years go and flew to Leadville. Generally, you will want to make the trip in and out of the mountains early in the day. Before noon. The mountains...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By jeffkersey
It is a condition...

I still have cloths from high school too... Saving my money for avgas...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By jeffkersey
Maybe?

I think it is rigid enough that it won't flop around. I have to admit my ignorance and I don't know how big the threaded holes for the spark plugs are.
I don't plan on taking my plenum off and using...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By jeffkersey
I bought one...

I bought this one a few weeks ago. Have not peeked into my cylinders yet but I did check that it works. Amazing how inexpensive this stuff has...
Forum: Propellers 10-24-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By jeffkersey
Catto Cruise Prop

I own an RV7a. Built by someone else. It has a Catto 3-blade Cruise pitch prop. Sam James Cowl. I keep it on an uncharted grass strip in TN. Flatish,useable is about 1150 ft. 900 Ft. Elevation....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-18-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,818
Posted By jeffkersey
Awesome!

That was inspiring! Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Safety 10-15-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,132
Posted By jeffkersey
VFR on top?

It has been a long time since I got my PPL and I've probably forgotten a lot of the rules. But to my memory, I think you have to have contact with the ground when flying VFR. There is supposed to be...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-14-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,945
Posted By jeffkersey
RIP

I never met John, but I have seen the videos and comments about who was and what he was about. Obviously a giving person who lived life to the fullest and loved the people around him. Celebrate his...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-18-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,325
Posted By jeffkersey
Great articles!

Dan,

I enjoyed both articles. It helped fill in a lot of blanks in my ignorance about fuel injection. I will try to make it to one of the AFP classes.

Thanks for all you do,

Jeff
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-02-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,573
Posted By jeffkersey
VNAV?

Sam,

I took off and loaded an approach too. I put VNAV direct to the FAP and it did not climb to that altitude. I have to put the altitude into the Gemini AP. It did capture the glide slope for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-02-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,573
Posted By jeffkersey
I like it...

Just did a test flight with V 6.5 in my GTN 650. Everything I tried seemed to work fine. The qwerty key entry is a real time saver.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-01-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,573
Posted By jeffkersey
Ver. 6.5 with Trutrak Gemini

Is there any reason the new 6.5 update would not work with my Trutrak Gemini AP? I get a little nervous with updates but would love to have some of the new features...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,573
Posted By jeffkersey
Good news

Sam, thanks for the response. Glad to here it seemed to all be working properly on the ground. Did you run it through all phases of flight? Approaches, etc?

Jeff
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,573
Posted By jeffkersey
Dynon compatibility?

I would like to move to version 6.5 but want to make sure it will jive with my old Dynon D100/D120 efis setup. Has anyone with this setup upgrade to 6.5?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 44,608
Posted By jeffkersey
Congrats!

What an amazing adventure and achievement. Glad you are home safe.
Forum: Southeast 08-29-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,239
Posted By jeffkersey
:)

Hoping for good weather....
Forum: Southeast 08-28-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,239
Posted By jeffkersey
Hoping to make it...

I went last year. Beautiful place. I hope to make it for an overnight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,704
Posted By jeffkersey
I like it...

For me, it made the most sense. The fact that it added a back efis in the same space of the Trio EZ-Pilot I was replacing was the deciding factor for me. It works well.

The negatives are: It...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 44,608
Posted By jeffkersey
Wow!

What an adventure. I am jealous. Will be following along. Blue Skies and Tailwinds... :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,478
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks

Ron,

Thanks for your time. I enjoyed listening to the archive of the Webinar.

:)
Forum: Job Board 01-20-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,911
Posted By jeffkersey
PM sent

I sent you a private message.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,025
Posted By jeffkersey
Concorde RG-25XC

I just got a new one. I have owned the plane almost 2 years. I think I just took out the original battery. I did not build the plane. First flight was 2010. It was getting harder to turn things...
Forum: GPS 10-24-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By jeffkersey
Ipad

The Ipad GTN trainer app is great. And Free :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By jeffkersey
:)

He is top notch in my book...
Forum: Northwest 09-24-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,105
Posted By jeffkersey
RVer's in Anchorage?

I am in Anchorage for a few days with some time to kill. Wondering if there are any RV folks up here that would want to show off their plane and talk about the cultural experience living up here and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks!!!!

Just wanted to say thanks to Doug Reeves for creating this forum and to Dan Horton for reading this thread helping me in a big way yesterday. Dan flew down to KJKA yesterday morning with a new brake...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-24-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks Jesse

I appreciate your response. I was fortunate to have Dan Horton fly down from Montgomery, Al. yesterday morning. He had a seal, fluid, and a pump. The system held pressure and I was able to get...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-23-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By jeffkersey
Brake pads at KJKA? Stranded...

Anybody have a pair of brake linings and rivets for Cleveland 30-9
Brakes I could buy or replace in a few days. In a pickle and need to get back to Nashville asap...

Jeff Kersey
615-400-5333
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By jeffkersey
Exclamation URGENT: Need help at jack Edwards KJKA

Stuck at Jack Edwards in near Orange Beach, Al. On run up to head back to Nashville tonight My right brake went soft and lost all the cherry juice. I need brake seal. Liner pad, fluid and a punt...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-19-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,847
Posted By jeffkersey
Had to pee...

KFLY Near Colorado Springs, Co, to KUES, Just east of Millwaulee, WI. 780NM direct.
Just under 5 Hours. Leaned back to 7 gphish at 9500msl. Still had an hours + fuel onboard.
Was doing the Indian...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By jeffkersey
Another nod to Tom Berge

My experience with Tom was great....
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-28-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,007
Posted By jeffkersey
Beautiful Video!

That was quite an a venture! Thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By jeffkersey
come on down...

Any of the airports around Nashville are nice. All have a waiting list for hangars. Almost all are upgrading the facilities. The outer lying airports have cheaper hangars and fuel (as would be...
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,095
Posted By jeffkersey
OX Mask?

Do you have a mask with a mic or do you just pull it away from your mouth to respond to ATC?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,781
Posted By jeffkersey
Great meeting you Jerry!

Feel free to pop in here on your way through middle TN. I love talking airplanes and music... Tailwinds and Blue Skies to you!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,781
Posted By jeffkersey
My first trip to Airventure...

I don't have any previous Osh experiences to compare it to but I had a blast. I flew up in formation with a friend in another RV. Survived the swarm of bees. Landed on the green dot. (Did not...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,362
Posted By jeffkersey
Supertracks...

I have a tip up slider. It was installed before I bought the plane. It is nice. I think the super tracks are nicer. If mine did not already have the tip up slider, I would buy the super tracks. ...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-21-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By jeffkersey
Beautiful Video

It was a perfect day for me to fly over there. Just some popcorn clouds to dodge as I was looking for the airfield.

Beautiful video. Lancair? I have not flown one but love the way they look...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-20-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By jeffkersey
Mountain Air North Carolina!

I have been curious about this destination for a few years.

A student pilot in my town 13 years my senior is working on his private pilot license. I invited him to our EAA meeting and after the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-20-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,249
Posted By jeffkersey
Awesome Trip!

So cool. What an adventure. Great pictures. Thanks for sharing. I hope to make a trip out west from Tennessee in September....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-17-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 104,324
Posted By jeffkersey
Beautiful!

I am loving following this adventure. One question? When lunch was served, it looked like you had a grip on the stick with your knees. Are you doing all these trips without any autopilot?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,404
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks!

Jerry,

Thanks for all your effort. This will be my first trip to Oshkosh, weather and work allowing. I plan to camp in HBC and take it all in... :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,034
Posted By jeffkersey
Congrats!

Opens up more options to go...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-10-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By jeffkersey
North TN

I live 18 miles north of Nashville and have an RV7a....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,818
Posted By jeffkersey
Great Photos!

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-27-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,818
Posted By jeffkersey
Awesome Adventure!

Been tracking you daily. Welcome to North America!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-22-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,818
Posted By jeffkersey
Yikes!

Could you tell what got bound up enough to rub and start a fire? Was it pulling to the left harder than usual when taxiing? Great pictures on Facebook!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-21-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,818
Posted By jeffkersey
Everyone dry?

Hoping that all 3 planes have arrived. G BKMG is showing last location 34NM of the coast of Iceland in that cold water. Maybe the tracker battery went dead?

JK
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-14-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,818
Posted By jeffkersey
Wow!

Sounds like an awesome adventure. You have a place to lay down north of Nashville, TN if you need. I'll be following and dreaming of such adventures for myself. All the best!
Jeff
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-30-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By jeffkersey
Source button?

Make sure the CDI is on GPS and click through the inputs with the source button on the HSI control if you have not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,810
Posted By jeffkersey
Hoping to be there...

Weather permitting and no gigs I can't refuse, this will be my first trip to Oshkosh. I want to camp with my plane and take it all in...
Forum: Autopilots 05-16-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By jeffkersey
Copy

I have been using that method already. Sometimes in turbulence I accidentally toggle while I am rotating the knob. Also, it is sometimes hard to do fine tune heading adjustment (1 degree at a...
Forum: Autopilots 05-16-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By jeffkersey
Glad you got it working....

Glad that it was an easy fix. I have been happy with the way the autopilot flys but the negative about this unit is the interface. In turbulence, it is easy to make unwanted input changes. You...
Forum: Autopilots 05-16-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By jeffkersey
GPSS mode

I have a TT Gemini AP. I do not have an efis that is will communicate with. I do know that the auto-pilot must be in GPSS mode (toggle left to enter GPSS mode) to fly a flight plan.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-12-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,894
Posted By jeffkersey
Tow bar

I used my tow bar and a bungy cord. The tow bar is already in the plane so no extra weight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By jeffkersey
I love that family!

Happy Birthday!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-25-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,949
Posted By jeffkersey
On my list!

Thanks for the tutorial. I have flown the Hudson River in a C310. Will fly the East River at my next chance. Hopefully in the RV!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,228
Posted By jeffkersey
Proper antenna

Make sure the proper coax are plugged into the proper device and antenna. Use a multi-meter and confirm which cable is which. If the com is plugged into the wrong antenna, it will work but not as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,982
Posted By jeffkersey
I Sounds like fun... :)

This is the first year it looks like I should be able to attend Oshkosh. A beer tasting sounds like my kind of event. I hope to be there barring bad weather or a last minute gig I can't refuse...
Forum: Reviews 04-04-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By jeffkersey
Awesome...

Beautiful Panel. Nice folks down there at Saint Aviation :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,789
Posted By jeffkersey
Nice work!

Way to handle an unpleasant situation!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,150
Posted By jeffkersey
thanks for the advice...

Thanks for the tips guys... I hope I can get this stopped without too much effort...
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