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Forum: Canada 02-12-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,924
Posted By Joe Hine
Trip to NS

Hi Gary. I live in Fredericton NB, but I'm very familiar with NS, PEI and NS. I also lived in St. John's NFld for five years as well.

All of the maritimes have a lot to offer. It depends on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,007
Posted By Joe Hine
roof snow removal

This would work better!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Po-qpUZ6pE
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,131
Posted By Joe Hine
Long time ago....

I was living in Yarmouth NS, and had been out of flying for about ten years. I had just started again, flying spam cans and some old cubs. I was in a second hand clothing store with my wife and...
Forum: Canada 01-12-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,409
Posted By Joe Hine
Air Space

A couple of years ago, I was ferrying a RV4 from Hamilton Ontario to Nova Scotia. I was well aware of the need for flight plan, ATC contact and transponder code to fly over Maine from Sherbrook...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By Joe Hine
Final Assembly did happen there I...

Final Assembly did happen there I think....another one of Jerry Wilcox's builds. I think the airframe was mostly done when Mel bought it and Jerry Finished it. Mel does operate out of Moncton...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 199,930
Posted By Joe Hine
Thirty five years in the Royal Canadian Mounted...

Thirty five years in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, General Duties, Forensic scene examination, labor relations and criminal operations. Now I do polygraph questionnaire reviews, interviews and...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-07-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,810
Posted By Joe Hine
Lan Thanks for this, as a retired member, it has...

Lan

Thanks for this, as a retired member, it has been a bad week. You never expect things like this to happen to co-workers. In my 35 years, the force only lost a few members to shootings, its...
Forum: Canada 08-28-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By Joe Hine
Transitioning past Toronto

I did this trip a couple of years ago when I ferried an RV4 from a little grass strip outside Hamilton to Waterville NS. Before I climbed into Toronto's airspace I contacted Toronto approach, told...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,339
Posted By Joe Hine
Magnificent photo. My father worked on the...

Magnificent photo. My father worked on the prototype of the Vulcan. Had a model of the aircraft in the house for as long as I can remember. For an ex pilot of the AC flying in formation with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,099
Posted By Joe Hine
I'm happy to see that here in New Brunswick we...

I'm happy to see that here in New Brunswick we have the highest concentration in Canada!....There are five RV's at our little strip outside Fredericton, and more in the area.

Joe Hine
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,153
Posted By Joe Hine
Hi Gerard I don't think the RV4 kits have been...

Hi Gerard

I don't think the RV4 kits have been upgraded much over the last 25 years, I know you can get pre punched wing skins for them, that is about all. There are lots of people who have built...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-12-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,145
Posted By Joe Hine
time lapse photography

Hi Philip

I received a go pro for christmas, and I haven't had time to play around with it yet. What interval do you use between the photo's for this kind of result?

Cheers.

Joe Hine
Forum: Canada 01-11-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,329
Posted By Joe Hine
3" letters

Paul....we could do a trip to Stanley and park next to you when he does the inspection and gang up on him if he says we are wrong.

Joe
Forum: Canada 01-08-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,329
Posted By Joe Hine
Three inches on the side

Hi Paul

Mine is one of the aircraft you are referring to with three inch letters, and I went through this with the DOT inspector that did my preflight inspection. Rob is right saying that if you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-07-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 90,051
Posted By Joe Hine
Panel Upgrade

Man...I'd like to upgrade to what you are taking out. I'm realizing I built my aircraft a long time ago!

Joe
RV 4 C-FYTQ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,495
Posted By Joe Hine
Flap Deployment at high speeds...

If I try and pull full flaps in my 4 with the strong arm flaps and slightly worn notches on the side of the seat, the flaps just pop off again. Its like an inadvertently built in safety...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,417
Posted By Joe Hine
I feel like a star! I made one of Vlads...

I feel like a star! I made one of Vlads travelogs! Nice meeting you Vlad, I hope we can do it again/

Joe Hine
C-FYTQ (second photo)
Forum: Canada 08-29-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,417
Posted By Joe Hine
Stanly NS, Labour Day flyin

Vlad, I heard from Paul a few days ago that you were flying in for the weekend. I hope you encourage others to do the border crossing.

I'll be there Friday to Sunday and I've been going to this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,796
Posted By Joe Hine
Primers

Hey Paul....I would install the primer, I have lines to three cylinders, copper with a vibration loop to the firewall. I worry about fatigue as well but you must remember that the only time the...
Forum: RV-4 05-24-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,332
Posted By Joe Hine
Vents

I have the vent installed in the footwell area of my 4 as well, with a scat tube to an eyeball vent in the panel. Blasts air out. They don't work if they are installed on the canopy sides.

Joe
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-24-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,112
Posted By Joe Hine
Grand Manan

I've been following Vlads Nova Scotia thread and now this one has come up about Grand Manan. I have to chime in and say that Eastern Canada appears to be a unknown area to many on this site.

If you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,415
Posted By Joe Hine
Life of 100LL

There was an episode of Ice Pilots this year where they were putting a DC4 back in service that had sat for three years I think. After doing all the maintenance, they couldn't get it to start. They...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,902
Posted By Joe Hine
tricky airports.

This is a good one as well. Clip is a bit long, but good views of the airport in France.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNFNFZq2BFY&feature=player_embedded#!

Joe
Forum: Canada 11-07-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By Joe Hine
http://www.warmuseum.ca/home/ http://www.vintagew...

http://www.warmuseum.ca/home/

http://www.vintagewings.ca/en-ca/home.aspx

http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca/

If you are staying downtown, the war museum is still walking distance from the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-14-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,161
Posted By Joe Hine
Wonderful Photo's

Hi Kevin

I've followed your trials and tribulations over the years and I'm glad for you that the 8 is working well and looks wonderful.....Have you had Sonny up in it yet? I hope to see you at...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-17-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 47,031
Posted By Joe Hine
Great Thread

Dan....Thanks for posting this. My airplane was painted years ago, but I'm at the paint stage of an E type restoration and your post has prompted me to do and cut and buff job. Doors are done and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,660
Posted By Joe Hine
AVgas pricing

I see that someone posted a thread today about flying into Canada. I fly in eastern Canada so I'm not sure of the price in other parts but one of the other pilots at our small field went to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,689
Posted By Joe Hine
Yarmouth to Florida

Ron

Give George King a call in Yarmouth. We did the trip a few years ago in his 185. Cleared at Portland as well, stayed at Danbury Ct. Next morning did the NY corridor, then stopped at First...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,855
Posted By Joe Hine
Strobe Systems

Just a thought on budget strobe systems, Through my work I found a large number of strobe power packs that had come out of scraped police car light bars. These were made by Whelen, are the same size...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By Joe Hine
Homebuilding laws

Many years ago I had a list of "Murphys laws of homebuilding aircraft" I've since lost the sheet, but I've quoted it many times over the years....here's what I remember

The law of inanimate...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-08-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By Joe Hine
Used Hardware Bins

Many years ago the police force I worked for bought their first Helicopter, a Bell 212. One of the engineers lived across the hall from me and we became friends. The aircraft flew a lot of hours...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,499
Posted By Joe Hine
I have been a slacker....now fixed

I just sent my $25. I have been an RV flyer for 12 years now, and am not building, but I visit everyday to see whats going on and whats new in the RV world. Doug does a great job with this site and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,602
Posted By Joe Hine
Mouse Stories

The thread has prompted me to tell you all my RV and mouse stories. A number of years ago three of us all in 4's were traveling to Oswego for their RV flyin and on the way we stopped in Sherbrook...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,485
Posted By Joe Hine
I'd be a little careful of Brenton as well....as...

I'd be a little careful of Brenton as well....as we know there has already been one RV on its back there!! Steve's strip was fine the last time I was there, three RV4's landed no problem.

Joe
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,485
Posted By Joe Hine
Beautiful

Kevin.....congrats on getting through all the trials and tribulations! The aircraft looks wonderful. You have to plan a trip to Brenton to take Sonny for a ride! If that ride could include Stanley...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,360
Posted By Joe Hine
Cool Nine year olds

This thread made me want to repost a story I told here a few years ago about flying with kids, its one of my favorite RV moments. My youngest son was about 12, and is a gearhead, he likes cars bikes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,821
Posted By Joe Hine
Gary Glad to hear you had a good visit to...

Gary
Glad to hear you had a good visit to Fredericton. There is a group of RVer's here. If you have some time and you make another visit give me a shout. We enjoy meeting RVer's from...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-14-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,657
Posted By Joe Hine
Hand Proping

I wired up the idiot light connections on my alternator. So now like a car it glows if the master is on and it alternator is not running. I have thought of a buzzer as well, but that would be too...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-09-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,394
Posted By Joe Hine
Trailing edge radius

I think Jim Freeman is onto something here. He is the only one that came up with this in the thread and it was the first thing I thought of when I read the first post.

When I first flew my 4 I...
Forum: RV-4 07-25-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 272,310
Posted By Joe Hine
First Flight

Congrats John....you and I emailed back and forth a few years ago when I sold you a strobe power pack I think, on ebay. Glad to see you flying....

Joe Hine
C-FYTQ
Fredericton, N.B
Canada
Forum: Rocket 04-19-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,746
Posted By Joe Hine
F1 Rockets

I just got back from a ride in a brand new rocket here in eastern Canada. Second one flying I think after Mark Fredricks with a continental engine. As a 160hp RV4 driver all I can say is AWSOME. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Joe Hine
Thanks Dave....some of us in Atlantic Canada are...

Thanks Dave....some of us in Atlantic Canada are going to tag along for the last leg of this trip...should be a good time in Cape Breton

Joe Hine
RV4 C-FYTQ
Fredericton, N.B.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-27-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,047
Posted By Joe Hine
O sh** moments

I two have a hole in one elevator that has a pop rivit in it that was made by something falling on it and making a small hole. No one except other builders has ever mentioned it. Makes a good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,332
Posted By Joe Hine
"To operate a RV4 you will need lightning...

"To operate a RV4 you will need lightning reflexes, nerves of steel, superhuman strength, eyes of a eagle, stunningly handsome, $50 grand and a sense of humor.":)

I showed this to my wife and she...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-22-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By Joe Hine
100 years of flight in Canada

Good write up Andrew...it looks like the celebrations for the actual date on the Bras d'ore lakes is going to be weathered out tomorrow (23rd Feb). My RV is snowed in for the winter, but I was going...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-20-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,572
Posted By Joe Hine
canopy cracks

I did exactly the same thing to my RV4 canopy. Just about finished the cut, canopy moved and cracked at the point of most stress, the point where I was cutting.....of course right in the front. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,752
Posted By Joe Hine
French and various english variations

Interesting thread Vlad! Some times you do not realize that you speak other languages until you have someone with you that requires translation! I was born in England and have many relatives in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,377
Posted By Joe Hine
08 and 09

2008
-Had a high Arctic adventure and work experience in April

-had my quietest flying summer since the 4 was built...weather, work, circumstances all conspired against me!!

-made a few car shows...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,436
Posted By Joe Hine
Rare landings

Good thread again Paul....I have had a couple of landings in my four that I am very proud off, but the one landing of all of them that sticks out was in a PA11, (J3 with a pressure cowl and wing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,004
Posted By Joe Hine
Always been around airplanes

I was an airforce brat, my father first was an refinisher for AVRO in England after he got out of the RAF, then joined the Canadian Air Force and we moved to Canada and a succession of bases in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By Joe Hine
Other workshop definitions

MURPHYS LAW OF INANIMATE REPRODUCTION

If you take something apart and put it back together again enough times you end up with two of them

MAGIC WORDS

Some jobs require magic words

MAGIC WORDS 2
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,958
Posted By Joe Hine
How many states??

I answered 0-10 because I have landed in New York, Vermont, and Maine, but I also have landed in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Ontario....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-03-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,913
Posted By Joe Hine
To prevent the mess from the oil filter, I made a...

To prevent the mess from the oil filter, I made a "V" shaped piece of aluminum scrap, long enough to go from the bottom of the filter to the side of the aircraft, I loosen the filter just enough for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,648
Posted By Joe Hine
Three years!!! I built my garage to finish the 4...

Three years!!! I built my garage to finish the 4 about 13 years ago...airplane long finished, MG TD restored and now stored in garage....family cars have never seen the inside except when being...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,334
Posted By Joe Hine
The Day after

9/11 affected eastern Canada somewhat differently than the rest of north America in that the government of Canada agreed to allow many airplanes that were on route to the United States to land here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,108
Posted By Joe Hine
Since we live in eastern Canada, with a large...

Since we live in eastern Canada, with a large francophone population, I took language training a few years ago and was telling my wife one day that the French Canadian slang for girlfriend is "La...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-26-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,756
Posted By Joe Hine
Hi Matt Always sucks to break things. If you...

Hi Matt

Always sucks to break things. If you are comfortable with taking the pump apart and trying to fix it, I think I have the piece you need in my parts pile. You can have it if you want to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,005
Posted By Joe Hine
Thanks for the responses guys. I knew I had...

Thanks for the responses guys. I knew I had spend Borek wrong when I read the post....figures there would be someone who works for them on the list. Sorry! They do a great job of supplying the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,005
Posted By Joe Hine
Thanks Iron.....what did I do wrong?

Thanks Iron.....what did I do wrong?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,005
Posted By Joe Hine
Hi again Just checked my post and I don't see...

Hi again

Just checked my post and I don't see the images. When I click edit, the links are there, so I don't understand why the images aren't in the post.....any help?

Joe Hine
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,005
Posted By Joe Hine
VAF logo sightings

Hi Doug and all

I'm spending a month in a kind of interesting location that not a lot of RVers are likely to spend any time in so I thought I would post a photo of Dougs logo from...
Forum: Northeast 03-18-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,810
Posted By Joe Hine
Hi Jim A northeast RV flyin would be a great...

Hi Jim

A northeast RV flyin would be a great thing....I live a little further north east than the rest of you in New Brunswick in eastern Canada. There is quite an active group of RV pilots here...
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