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Forum: RV-14 12-06-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Yes. I got my tailwheel endorsement in my...

Yes. I got my tailwheel endorsement in my RV-6.

And welcome to the good ship VAF (can't believe I beat Mike to the punch).:D
Forum: Texas (North) 12-06-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up T-hangar for rent at my home field (52F)

T-hangar for rent at my home field (52F)

$375. Lights, your power expense, no water.

NW corner.

Contact: Bill Goeken. wk.goeken ‘at’ verizon ‘dot’ net and/or (817)ThreeZeroEight-1916

Tell him...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-05-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Autopilot = yes? Easy trip in a 6A. You and I...

Autopilot = yes? Easy trip in a 6A.

You and I are roughly the same weight (me 168lbs). Exact same height (5'10"). I fly an RV-6 1.5 hrs down to Houston from DFW to see my sister every so often. ...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,332
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Is your other plane a bush plane?

As an addendum to my 'Would you build an RV-Super Cub? (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1g7jgx-6MVMksVX6sNHoyUoIrXbCw_zwJ)' document that I'm gathering signatures for to see if there is interest, my...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Would you build an RV-Super Cub?

A sales pitch I'm collecting signatures for.

Read it here (and please let me know if you'd build one):
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1g7jgx-6MVMksVX6sNHoyUoIrXbCw_zwJ

Email me and I'll add...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 12-02-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation December is donation month here (I like to eat)

If you can, give this a read:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/announcement.php?f=2

Sorry for the commercial.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,982
Posted By DeltaRomeo
2019 Van's Calendar Golden Ticket Winners Chime In

(starting this for those who found a ticket)

Mike G in NE Ohio
"Not the grand prize but made my heart skip a beat!
Thanks Vans!"

http://www.simviation.com/phpupload/uploads/1543761559.jpg
Forum: RV-12 11-02-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,868
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Great to have you back in the RV world, Randy! ...

Great to have you back in the RV world, Randy! And it's great to see you back here on the board. Big smiles and a thumbs up from Dallas.

And I have a lot of IFR PDF docs I can send your way to...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-02-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,866
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations Greg!!!!

Congratulations Greg!!!!
Forum: Texas (North) 10-21-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Pic of downed plane....

Rob Reece and I saw the plane just barely clear the trees at the south end of the airport property. We hopped on my motorcycle and hauled A down there - fortunately we found our new friend Tom doing...
Forum: RV-10 10-20-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,446
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Outstanding!!!! Many congrats!!!! v/r,dr

Outstanding!!!! Many congrats!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,943
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I know back in the day when the factory folks...

I know back in the day when the factory folks were flying from Portland to SnF they would draw straws to see who got the RV-9A. That airfoil seemed to take the bumps a little better. Now with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,943
Posted By DeltaRomeo
http://blogs-images.forbes.com/keithflamer/files/2...

http://blogs-images.forbes.com/keithflamer/files/2017/04/MotoArt-1200x675.jpeg

Art smart - make a desk out of it....that can at least be used!!!! ;^)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-13-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,889
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I’m as stunned as everyone else to hear this...

I’m as stunned as everyone else to hear this horrible news. It’s a very sad time for our RV Community.

This one hurts. Just about everyone here knew of Jon.

Offering up prayers to all the family...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,312
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Nope. http://www.vansairforce.net/rules.htm...

Nope.

http://www.vansairforce.net/rules.htm please. Numbers 3 and 5.

b,d
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-01-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Very sorry for your loss, Dan.

Please let us know if there is anything else we can help with. From your writings Allen seemed like to really good guy.

Sincerest condolences.

Doug
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-26-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Chandelle Entry Speed? (commercial manuevers)

I searched 'Chandelle' in the forums and found Rick using 120-125kts for his in an RV-7A. Practicing for the commercial check ride.

Can I get some data points on what others are using as an entry...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,303
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Nope. I took my checkride in my RV-6

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=130588
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Take the reins and run with it!!!! Let me know...

Take the reins and run with it!!!!

Let me know how I can help. I serve at the pleasure of the Guy.

b,d
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,086
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hi Guy! I never got your email (was away from PC...

Hi Guy!

I never got your email (was away from PC for four hours). I don't own the LOE name, but I can't think of a better use of it. Sounds like you're the new LOE guy <grin>. Go get 'um and let...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By DeltaRomeo
And don't forget the hurricane relocation list...

And don't forget the hurricane relocation list at:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=34006

Please add your info to that thread if you can offer a spot.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,448
Posted By DeltaRomeo
And THAT is how that happens.....

Had a similar convo with the spousal unit about twenty years ago when I started building the -6. "Audrey can fly in it when she's 18." She was about three at the time....

Fast forward a few years...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 09-01-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 88,524
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I've written an 'RV-15' document summarizing...

...all my thoughts on the subject. Give it a read if you're bored, or like Super Cubs <g>.

Link:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1g7jgx-6MVMksVX6sNHoyUoIrXbCw_zwJ/view

v/r,dr
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 44,465
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Landed!

Wow. Amazing. Congratulations!!!!!


http://www.vansairforce.net/DE_Q3_2018/VAFDR_01%20Aug.%2031%2005.47.jpg

http://www.vansairforce.net/DE_Q3_2018/VAFDR_02%20Aug.%2031%2005.48.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,040
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hang in there Mel <g>.

First, congrats on the sale. You and Ann have been a HUGE part of my RV life. I bet that was tough to watch.

I understand you're building a high wing bush type now, so keep us in the loop on that ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,215
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Luigi, THANK YOU for posting this. I can't...

Luigi,

THANK YOU for posting this. I can't imagine how gut wrenching all this must have been for you, your family and friends. Thank you for taking the time to detail your thoughts so that we can...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-29-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,637
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Where U Been VAF'n?

...in pictures. A thread to spotlight users viewing VAF in weird places. I'll get the ball rolling.... Below under the Carvair on the ramp at KGLE (Gainesville, TX). They built 21 and this was...
Forum: RV-12 08-19-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,527
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding Ron!!!! Many Congrats!!!!! Cool...

Outstanding Ron!!!! Many Congrats!!!!! Cool video.

v/r,dr
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-19-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'18 Trip Writeup ...Mark Carey RV-10

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RAS_8mOunI_ZXjC3iVNsPTuYKoc9K6X0/view

20 page PDF.

(posted for Mark).
v/r,dr
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 88,524
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Looks like the Rans Clan just signed a power...

Looks like the Rans Clan just signed a power forward :D. Mike, hope you won’t blow us off - I’ve grown kind of fond of you being the unofficial ‘Walmart front door greeter’ here. :)

Congrats on...
Forum: Tools 08-14-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,134
Posted By DeltaRomeo
DIY Lifting Creeper?

Has anyone in the RV world built a DIY lifting floor creeper? Something like the guy here, but with a twist. There are a few threads about people buying lifting creepers, but I was specifically...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-07-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 88,524
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Example of Things My RV Won’t Do…but wish it would.

This morning 0800 at the ‘remote office’ 3n.m. east of my home field in the shared Cub - a 2 1/2 minute flight and maybe a cup of fuel. Dried up part of a creek/lake that some of us have started...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-05-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 88,524
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I worked up a RV high wing proposal of sorts back...

I worked up a RV high wing proposal of sorts back in 2012. You can read it at: http://www.vansairforce.net/rv-15.pdf. Back then I got 100 signatures saying they would build it - Van wanted to see...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-05-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 88,524
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up RV-Bush Plane gets my vote.

RV-Super Cub.

Please.

Modern day plans and a devoted, passionate user base. The perfect compliment to your existing RV. Total FLIGHT ENVELOPE Performance! I would order the tail kit the day...
Forum: Job Board 07-31-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 782
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Avionics Wiring Help Needed (Fort Worth, TX)

My buddy Jay Pratt is looking for a helper who is skilled at wiring up avionics in RVs. Contact info: http://www.vansairforce.net/rvcentral.htm

Give him a call if interested. The number of people...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-26-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,925
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thursday RV Formation (airshow)

Gary Sobek pictures.

Link: ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-26-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,925
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'18 Photo Album Links

....starting the annual thread, and looking forward to URLs posted here.

v/r,dr
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-20-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,461
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up I forgot stuff. Can you fly it down maybe?

Yes.

Nothing too visually pretty to report on this flight - Saharan Dust haze and brown grass. But the RV flexibility is what I was hoping to spotlight.

The spousal unit is down in Waco right now...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,932
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congrats!!!!

....and welcome to the site! I'm sure you'll have a blast with the new toy, and please keep us in the loop with your adventures <g>.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-18-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sahara Dust in N. Texas

Took these this morning and thought I would share. Very interesting morning light from the RV here in N.Texas the past couple of days (and next few). Search ‘Sahara Dust Texas...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,649
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Tom, thank you for the update.

I can't even begin to imagine what a gut check all this has been for you and your wife. Know that Susie and I have you in our prayers and stand ready to help in any way you need. Just tell us where...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I got my tailwheel endorsement in my RV-6. Had...

I got my tailwheel endorsement in my RV-6.

Had fun and glad I did it.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you Bruce! Adding these now.... v/r,dr

Thank you Bruce! Adding these now....

v/r,dr
Forum: Safety 07-04-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAF Front Page

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Forum: Texas (North) 07-01-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,984
Posted By DeltaRomeo
(3) RV 8's in my hangar (52F)

...an 8, an 8A and an 8 (under construction).

Stop by!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Jim! (I can't believe I beat Mike to the...

Welcome Jim! (I can't believe I beat Mike to the welcome!).

Looking forward to hearing about your RV adventures in the future, and again welcome.

v/r,dr
Forum: Texas (South) 06-02-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,256
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Adrian, I live in DFW. Maybe we could meet up...

Adrian,

I live in DFW. Maybe we could meet up for lunch or dinner. Keep me in the loop!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-28-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,424
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Agreed and congrats on your FF. Outstanding job...

Agreed and congrats on your FF. Outstanding job to both you and your son.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations Chad!!!! Looking forward to...

Congratulations Chad!!!! Looking forward to more flying posts down the road.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-02-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,070
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Where can I get one of these?

...asking for a friend.
v/r,dr

https://photos.smugmug.com/MiscB2018pQ2/i-DXFJFhc/0/47785d9f/X2/IMG_9145-X2.jpg
Forum: Texas (North) 04-26-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome to VAF, Jonathan. As usual, Mike beat me...

Welcome to VAF, Jonathan. As usual, Mike beat me to the welcome <G>.

Hey, guess who also lives in Lewisville, TX?

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A: Me! (Highland Village is in Lewisville...)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By DeltaRomeo
PM sent with link to 8A that is FS (currently in...

PM sent with link to 8A that is FS (currently in my hangar).

v/r,
dr
Forum: Safety 04-22-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,623
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I think that the thread has run its instructional...

I think that the thread has run its instructional course and is now turning into a he said she said thing now - so it’s probably a good time to go ahead and lock it down and let those parties...
Forum: Safety 04-21-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,623
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Vic, Thank you for that detailed reply (and...

Vic,

Thank you for that detailed reply (and peak into your busy world). 20 hour day (yuck).

Kindest and best,
dr
Forum: RV-12 03-20-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,352
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation SB 18-03-06 Posted

RV-12 (Powered with Rotax 912ULS) ALSO SEE Revisions and Changes
Replace the throttle return...
Forum: Texas (North) 03-18-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By DeltaRomeo
1. Yes 2. Yes ...and welcome. Come to lunch...

1. Yes
2. Yes

...and welcome. Come to lunch with us Thursday. You can park your plane in my hangar.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV-14 03-14-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,590
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome aboard, Rich! We've all been...

Welcome aboard, Rich! We've all been there....it's a journey and you don't even know what you don't know (but you'll learn). And it's worth it.

Welcome again!

b,d
Forum: Texas (North) 03-12-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Justin, I'll be out there 9am Tuesday morning if...

Justin,
I'll be out there 9am Tuesday morning if you want to relocate to my hangar. You can keep it in there for the weekend if need be.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,392
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation SB 18-02-02 Potential cracking in the horizontal stabilator front spar

Issued today:


RV-12. Before further flight.

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/sb18-02-02.pdf

"Inspect stabilator front spar for cracks. If cracks are not present the aircraft may be returned to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-14-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,204
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you!

Well now we know. Thank you. I figured somebody with the same style would recognize it. If anyone has (2) lens kits they are parting out, please let me know.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-14-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,204
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Can you identify this wingtip lens?

Can somebody help me identify the maker of this plexi lens? It's on a circa 2010 8A (non-batwing) and we believe the lens was heated to make the Whelen bulb fit. There is a desire by the new owner...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 01-25-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,648
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Probable Cause List Updated 1/25/18.

(16) new probable cause documents have been published since the last update of the RV Accident Probable Cause Listings page at:

http://www.vansairforce.net/AccidentsAndSynopsis.htm (8.6MB...
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