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Forum: Texas (North) 07-09-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By Flying again!
As others have said, Hicks Field and Northwest...

As others have said, Hicks Field and Northwest Regional airports have lots of RVs. Jay Pratt at Hicks always has several RVs being built, and Northwest has Walt, Randy, and Doug's hanger.

If you go...
Forum: Southeast 06-24-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks Vlad. Beautiful morning, leaving...

Thanks Vlad. Beautiful morning, leaving Wnston-Salem in an hour for KFFA, then on to Hilton Head. Will check with Cherry Point to see if the restricted areas are hot.
Forum: Southeast 06-23-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Flying again!
Suggestions on how to fly along the coast fromKiity Hawk to Hilton Head

Any suggestions on how to fly down the coast from KFFA to KHXD with all the restricted areas, Warning areas, MOAs etc. Looking at trying it tomorrow, 24 Jun.

Thanks for any suggestions.

TJ
Forum: Safety 06-18-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,111
Posted By Flying again!
+1 It looks like slosh to me as well. I had it...

+1

It looks like slosh to me as well. I had it in the -10 I bought - Weep no More fixed it and did a great job! No more leaks, nor more slosh, no more white flake So!
Forum: Southeast 06-05-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks again for all the suggestions. The plan...

Thanks again for all the suggestions. The plan now is to fly into KLRO and take an UBER into the city. Booked the Meeting Street Inn. We are looking forward to exploring the area.

Is the ferry to...
Forum: Southeast 06-04-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks to everyone for the great suggestions. We...

Thanks to everyone for the great suggestions. We are still deciding on the hotel/ Bed & Breakfast we want to stay at , but it sounds like a rental car would be a hassle.

Any suggestions on...
Forum: Southeast 06-04-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Flying again!
25th Wedding Anniversary Trip to Hilton Head and Charleston

Hi All,

Flying to Hilton Head (24-27 June) and then to Charleston (24-29 June?) to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary trip. I have Hilton Head sorted out (not much choice there) but am looking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By Flying again!
Hmmm, not sure what you friend is talking about. ...

Hmmm, not sure what you friend is talking about. The US does not have a VAT so there would be nothing to claim back. Also, Oregon does not have a state sales tax, so nothing to claim back.

Some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,255
Posted By Flying again!
In my -10 I also set the trim at neutral for...

In my -10 I also set the trim at neutral for takeoff. I found out soon after I started flying it during touch and goes that if I left the trim set for landing when the power come up and the flaps...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By Flying again!
Wow! Didn't expect to be on the front page...

Wow! Didn't expect to be on the front page today:). If Doug does not mind, I can post the contact info for my son's friend (don't want to violate the rules;)).

This is not his business, just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,796
Posted By Flying again!
Christmas Present: Cool RV-10 Drawing from my Son

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/aQ2OP17Imn095W4WEj6DxroIy1f2HAq0d6g0VibUQHiFZiQEUMbjkGsInUlID5H2TATZ-d-YwFVnxs9sUE_24SBWdM_HPhNxCkCXF10luqfAgpVGOWDG5SV-J99jSIRNu68_dcEd91vsbUfOK-tcR6aNPVLALL44q-kZAQ...
Forum: RV-12 10-04-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,679
Posted By Flying again!
Try the IPs at Harlingen that are associated with...

Try the IPs at Harlingen that are associated with marine Military Academy. They taught my son to fly while he was there and are close being in Harlingen.

Contact them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By Flying again!
I second Weep No More, they did my RV-10 tanks 2...

I second Weep No More, they did my RV-10 tanks 2 years ago. They did an excellent job, helped me find a freight company and have a 7 year guarantee.

TJ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,988
Posted By Flying again!
Last Try Posting Pictures

I will try one last time to get the pictures I posted in #`17 and #18 above to work. (Drag and Drop would be so much easier!:D)

I can see them hopefully other can too. - TJ

[Yes, as of right now,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,988
Posted By Flying again!
Post 17 & 18 Fixed links?

Forgot to share the folder, can you see them now?

(No Joy! I don't see any photos in Posts 17 & 18. Don Hull, one of the moderators)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,988
Posted By Flying again!
Totality

Totality

[Total nothing is what we have here. As indicated in a pm to the OP, these Google links are not working. Photobucket seems to work for another poster. But we do not see ANY of your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,988
Posted By Flying again!
Truly an inspiring experience!

Took my -10 from Hicks Field (T69) in Fort Worth to Missouri with my son and 2 of his friends to watch the eclipse. Saw 3 RVs (a 6A, 7 and 4) at KHRO getting fuel on the way North. We had a spare...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-01-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,206
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks for posting, one of these days I'll make...

Thanks for posting, one of these days I'll make it there.
Forum: Tools 07-25-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By Flying again!
I can't find the picture but I remember seeing...

I can't find the picture but I remember seeing someone in Europe posting pictures of moving his plane out of the 2nd story of his house (I think he had to remove a window to do it). So if he can cope...
Forum: RV-10 07-21-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,903
Posted By Flying again!
From Lycoming Service Instruction No. 1427C

From Lycoming Service Instruction No. 1427C

NOTE:
The following formula is used to calculate the maximum allowable oil consumption limits for all Lycoming aircraft engines.
0.006 x BHP x 4 7.4 =...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-21-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Hi Steven, Glad you enjoyed it. I'll be moving...

Hi Steven,

Glad you enjoyed it. I'll be moving my -10 to Hicks next week since the runway at 52F will be closed for 2 months beginning 1 August. I'll be in one of Jay Pratt's hangers. Would love...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-20-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Here are some pics of the logbook on the...

Here are some pics of the logbook on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Flying again!
Santa Fe is a fun place to visit too. Lots of Art...

Santa Fe is a fun place to visit too. Lots of Art Studios, jewelry stores and good bars and restaraunts.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks Sid, had a blast! Good to back flying...

Thanks Sid, had a blast! Good to back flying again, making up for lost time with 22.5 hours in 4 days! I plan on going the Petit Jean if the weather cooperates!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Continued 7

Last leg back to 52F. Unusually green across Texas for late...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Continued 6

After visiting with my cousin and other relatives and having some cold adult beverages it was time to get some sleep to fly home the next morning. 98F at 0745 too hot, time to get off the ground...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Continued 5

Izzy was very excited to see San Francisco on the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Continued 4

Saturday was spent packing my daughters things and moving them to the storage facility. Of course it was 99 F with no a/c in her apartment ugh!

Getting ready to load the plane I weighed each...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Continued 3

Leaving Wyoming and entering...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Continued

Looking at the weather it looked like the entire front range of the Rockies had low ceilings so much for crossing at Mosca Pass! However, Cheyenne, WY looked good so off we went heading to the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-19-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,961
Posted By Flying again!
Trip Report: Flying over TX, CO, WY, ID, OR, CA, NV back to TX over 4 day weekend

Well after a bit of a delay here is my trip report flying from DFW area to Eugene Oregon and back to pick up my daughter from the University of Oregon.

The plan was to fly to Eugene in a day and...
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,042
Posted By Flying again!
I found the same thing at about 450 hours - TJ

I found the same thing at about 450 hours - TJ
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 25,881
Posted By Flying again!
Especially as it would not be aerobatic either!;)

Especially as it would not be aerobatic either!;)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-10-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By Flying again!
You're Welcome!

You are welcome Steven!

I enjoyed having you along for the flight and glad you enjoyed the RV-10 experience. You beat me to it with a trip report. I will try to get my report out this week with...
Forum: RV-10 06-28-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,391
Posted By Flying again!
I just came back from picking my daughter up in...

I just came back from picking my daughter up in Eugene, OR. She told me she had 2-3 bags. This is what she actually had (I had a flight bag and back pack).

We filled the seats and baggage area -...
Forum: Texas (North) 06-21-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks for the info Larry. My cousin just told...

Thanks for the info Larry. My cousin just told me she has a friend with a plane in A20 (Sun Valley) and I can keep my RV10 there overnight for $7 and the other plus is 100LL is $4.45 vs $5.41 at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By Flying again!
Planned Route

Here is the route to/from Eugene - Weather looks good to leave Friday morning (23 Jun) from 52F and arrive around 4-5pm local in Eugene. Planned return is Sunday stopping at Half Moon Bay for lunch...
Forum: Texas (North) 06-21-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Flying again!
Planned Route

Here is the planned route - 3150nm. The yellow highlighted areas are stops for fuel or staying overnight (KEUG and...
Forum: Texas (North) 06-21-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks rplittle, I'm looking forward to it and...

Thanks rplittle, I'm looking forward to it and will post pictures after I return.

nevetsw18, I replied to your PM.

TJ
Forum: Texas (North) 06-20-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Flying again!
Free Ride from DFW are to CO of OR

Weather looks good so I plan on leaving early Friday to Oregon. I will be stopping near Pueblo CO but could go near Denver. If anyone wants a free one way ride let me know. I am going to pick up my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By Flying again!
You can use a 32 GB or 64 Gb class 10 to record...

You can use a 32 GB or 64 Gb class 10 to record 4K at 25fps. The 64 Gb will record 2:13.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,192
Posted By Flying again!
Action Camera Equivalent to Go-Pro $70

I have not bought a go Pro due to the price and not sure how much I would use it. I just bought the AKASO EK7000 which comes with a water proof case mounts etc. and it $70 in the link below. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,736
Posted By Flying again!
Glad it is going to work out for you. However,...

Glad it is going to work out for you. However, the supervisor is wrong. My Medical was also in work, unless they revoke, suspend or deny it, you can use BasicMed which is what I did.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,736
Posted By Flying again!
You can get a Basic Med medical. I had a similar...

You can get a Basic Med medical. I had a similar situation and since my Class III was not denied, suspended or revoked I could apply for BaicMed and had it done in 2 days. 3-4 weeks later I finally...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-12-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,041
Posted By Flying again!
Is aircraft theft a problem there or is it...

Is aircraft theft a problem there or is it required due to being within the DC area? I have never seen prop locks used in my travels.

Just curious - TJ
Forum: Oregon 06-10-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 694
Posted By Flying again!
Help storing my daughters car in Eugene wide area?

My daughter is doing a study abroad program this summer and will be away from Eugene from 23 Jun to 20 Sep. I am flying there on the 23rd to pick her up in my RV10.

We have checked with virtually...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By Flying again!
Yes, she is a "Duck" and I figure I own at least...

Yes, she is a "Duck" and I figure I own at least a small portion.by now with the tuition:D
Forum: RV-12 06-10-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,392
Posted By Flying again!
The RV12 empty weight is ~750 pounds and the...

The RV12 empty weight is ~750 pounds and the trailer is around 250 so total would be just over 1000 pounds.

The new trailer is probably 1800 pounds so probably under 3000 pounds.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks for all the good advice. Flyin' Bryan,...

Thanks for all the good advice.

Flyin' Bryan, I am planning on flying the 23rd of June +/- depending on weather. The plan is to leave 52F at 7am which would get me into the mountains after the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,010
Posted By Flying again!
Flying from DFW area to Oregon Advice and one way open seat

I am planning on flying to Eugene, OR to pick up my daughter and fly her back to the DFW area. The route I am planning now is 52F-4V1-1V8-KBTF-KGNG-KEUG, landing at 4V1 and KGNG for fuel and a short...
Forum: Oregon 06-09-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Flying again!
Thanks, They have a $20 handling fee for SEL and...

Thanks, They have a $20 handling fee for SEL and waive that with self serve or full service fuel purchase. Parking is paid to the city and is $5 per day according to Atlantic.

TJ
Forum: Oregon 06-09-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Flying again!
Info on KEUG? - Flying to pick up daughter

Hi,

I am planning on flying from the DFW area to Eugene to bring my daughter home for the Summer break. It looks like the best bet is to use Atlantic Aviation to park at. Any other suggestions? ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,944
Posted By Flying again!
When I was in England a couple of years ago I...

When I was in England a couple of years ago I bought some glider flights for my Son's birthday at Aston Down in the Cotswolds. We spent the day there and I was able to get a couple of flights -...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By Flying again!
I looked at the concentrators when my Dad had one...

I looked at the concentrators when my Dad had one to see if they could be used. The problem is they are expensive ($2500 to $4000+), need power and from the link below only are rated for 10,000 ft...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,944
Posted By Flying again!
In the UK 100LL is about $8 per US gallon on...

In the UK 100LL is about $8 per US gallon on average. Landing fee starts around $20 and each pattern (circuit) is also $20. A Cessna 150 solo thru a club is $195 per hour. Not sure what the other...
Forum: RV-10 06-05-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By Flying again!
This is a portable system. I am looking at...

This is a portable system. I am looking at flying from DFW area to Eugene OR and thought the O2 would help over the Rockies and help my pax avoid headache. The 22 cf would be easier to stow but may...
Forum: RV-10 06-05-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By Flying again!
Oxygen, what size bottle?

I am looking to get an oxygen system. I am trying to decide between the Aerox 4M or 4F systems, the difference is 22 vs 33 cf bottle. The 4M is more available and cheaper.

Most of the time it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,847
Posted By Flying again!
Update

I finally got my Class III in the mail, it only took 3 months (!!!!) and is good until 28 Feb 2018, so 9 months from now. I am so glad I can use Basic Med instead and do not need to deal with...
Forum: Oregon 06-03-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Flying again!
Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

About an hours drive South is the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum. It has the Spruce Goose a and a great selection of airplanes. You'll pass some nice vineyards on the way there...
Forum: RV-12 05-29-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,478
Posted By Flying again!
....and your car has a good a/c to cool things...

....and your car has a good a/c to cool things off.

I prefer lighter colors and even though cloth is not as "cool" as leather, I am sure glad I have it on hot and cold days. Leather is cold on...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-25-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,532
Posted By Flying again!
The T-38 tires have a red cord, when that shows...

The T-38 tires have a red cord, when that shows it is time to replace them.

My project at Test Pilot School was to modify a T-38 with a larger speed brake and use it to decrease the L/D to simulate...
Forum: RV-10 05-24-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By Flying again!
Mine is neutral for takeoff and then trim as...

Mine is neutral for takeoff and then trim as required for whatever climb I am doing.
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