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Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-30-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,874
Posted By turbo
J, finally got around to checking out your...

J, finally got around to checking out your videos. Cool stuff. Thought ifr in Alaska was difficult do to ice. Guess not so. Keep up the good work. :cool:
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-29-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By turbo
Priceless, ;)

Priceless, ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By turbo
If it doesn’t feel right I would replace it. New...

If it doesn’t feel right I would replace it. New is good.
Forum: ADS-B 07-22-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By turbo
upgrade done, two G5's, one GTX 345

https://s19.postimg.cc/44mpbbmj7/IMG_2476.jpg

it has been a long time since any major upgrade has been done. i guess i am good for another 5,000 hours. ;) love this plane.
bought a new iPad mini to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By turbo
never :eek:

never :eek:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-15-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 986
Posted By turbo
seems you could trouble shoot the problem by...

seems you could trouble shoot the problem by turning on the electric fuel pump when the problem occurs. at times we end up chassing problems before diagnossing the problem. :confused:

dan, that is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-12-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By turbo
go for it, i am definitely a mix ologist. i have...

go for it, i am definitely a mix ologist. i have put worst stuff in my lyc.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-10-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By turbo
put this island on your bucket list. the crab...

put this island on your bucket list. the crab cakes are to die for. saw an army helo land as the crew went for a BIG order of crab cakes. the second helo stayed in the air to wait for the food to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,482
Posted By turbo
2,000, welcome to the upper echelon 2000 club. ;)...

2,000, welcome to the upper echelon 2000 club. ;) like your method of getting there too. https://s19.postimg.cc/4z7iqapeb/IMG_1644.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-05-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,616
Posted By turbo
no problem here. mixes, burns, gone. :cool:

no problem here. mixes, burns, gone. :cool:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-25-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,081
Posted By turbo
i went another route. took some solid steel rod...

i went another route. took some solid steel rod of the same size and flattered the end with a sludge hammer on some steel plate. 5,000 hrs later no problem. stronger is better. impossible to break. ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,253
Posted By turbo
Jeff, there is also another route. Fly the heck...

Jeff, there is also another route. Fly the heck out of your rv this summer. Then Sell the 6 for $50K+ or so. Then look for a nice ifr ready to go rv. Just some food for thought.
What is the final...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,627
Posted By turbo
i use aviation oil, i fly a lot and change my oil...

i use aviation oil, i fly a lot and change my oil a lot. i have a lot of oil stacked up ready to go. my engines have gone way past tbo with high compressions. diesel oil? not sure about that one. add...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By turbo
thanks for all the responses. ill pass this on to...

thanks for all the responses. ill pass this on to the avionics shop. looking forward to the panel upgrade and ditching the vacuum system. went all out and will be putting in the GTX345.
the rv is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,990
Posted By turbo
jay, only one love in my life. thought of selling...

jay, only one love in my life. thought of selling and getting a beautful 7a out in the Dakoda,s but couldn't do it. been doing some upgrades and enjoying that. life moves on. probably not osh this...
Forum: Northeast 06-09-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By turbo
looks like four people coming so fling wing will...

looks like four people coming so fling wing will do. you want a fun ride in the r44? :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,494
Posted By turbo
magnetometer location?

a quick question. my plane will going thru a panel up grade. 2 G5's and a garmin adsb transponder.
question, where did you locate the magnetometer? :) thanks turbo out
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,990
Posted By turbo
thanks for all the...

thanks for all the comments..........

Taltruda,would definitely like to do a flight tour of the NW. never been.......

Vlad, you can catch on me any time........

smiling jack, yes the ice-cream...
Forum: Northeast 06-08-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By turbo
if you can make this event do it. great location,...

if you can make this event do it. great location, great eaa fund raiser. don't do any crazy flying there as one of our kind found out last year.
last year we were witness to an amazing sight....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,990
Posted By turbo
been there, done that, what is next?

i finally passed the 5,000 hour mark on my trip yesterday from FL to CT. it was a great flying day of mostly vfr wx and some ifr challenges in the NY-CT area but my old faithfull rv did it again and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 26,511
Posted By turbo
all the =VAF= world will be watching. good luck....

all the =VAF= world will be watching. good luck. good decision making for sure.
https://s19.postimg.cc/4z7iqapeb/IMG_1644.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-31-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By turbo
i have had one of each. the first went way past...

i have had one of each. the first went way past tbo and started making metal on the cam/lifter. very happy there.
the second was a thunderbolt with flowed heads and roller lifters. about 26k back in...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-27-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,771
Posted By turbo
thanks for putting all the energy into this post....

thanks for putting all the energy into this post. lots of familiar places. you did it. congrats. no sunburn i hope. ;)https://s19.postimg.cc/4z7iqapeb/IMG_1644.jpg
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-21-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,280
Posted By turbo
http://www.fly2lunch.com don't leave home...

http://www.fly2lunch.com

don't leave home without this. pack plenty of water and flying food snacks. IFR?

block island Rhode Island KBID is a great food stop for breakfast and lunch....
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-29-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,551
Posted By turbo
never seen this. been using the 496 forever....

never seen this. been using the 496 forever. garmin to the rescue though. easy fix. great company. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By turbo
sounds like a job for the RV HOTEL. free room,...

sounds like a job for the RV HOTEL. free room, sometimes a car, and all the info you need for the area. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,120
Posted By turbo
ditto on that pat. very tasteful paint and...

ditto on that pat. very tasteful paint and details i can't believe. congrats Tom.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-16-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By turbo
i would give it a try. audio out, audio in. ;) i...

i would give it a try. audio out, audio in. ;) i use the blue tooth function into my headset.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By turbo
,my thoughts, if you haven't used it in 3 to 4...

,my thoughts, if you haven't used it in 3 to 4 years get rid of it. that relates to just about every thing. https://s19.postimg.org/b057ncwkz/IMG_1635.jpg
Forum: Steam Gauges 03-22-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,700
Posted By turbo
not sure what your goal is but a stratus with...

not sure what your goal is but a stratus with your iPad can add another attitude and wx source to your plane.
Forum: COMM 03-04-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By turbo
this may be an option which i use on my trutrak...

this may be an option which i use on my trutrak auto pilot. i have the audio level turned down so i can barely hear it. ;)
https://s19.postimg.org/d1fmyfw03/IMG_1639.jpg
Forum: Polishing your RV 02-26-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,851
Posted By turbo
i have met roger,the owner, at snf. a great guy...

i have met roger,the owner, at snf. a great guy and the easiest polish i have seen work. he does a demonstration on a spinner that will blow your mind. no machine needed. just use use light hand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By turbo
escription Serial...

escription
Serial Number 120845 Status Valid
Manufacturer Name VANS AIRCRAFT INC Certificate Issue Date 03/19/2015
Model RV-12 Expiration Date 03/31/2021
Type Aircraft Fixed Wing Single-Engine Type...
Forum: Florida (South) 01-28-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,615
Posted By turbo
arcadia X-06 today

Old Farts...

Our trip to Arcadia (X06) worked out wonderfully! The weather cooperated with winds coming straight down Runway 06, mostly sunny skies and tolerable temps. The big winds held off until...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-27-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By turbo
just let them stand up. :p i have some...

just let them stand up. :p

i have some different foam sizes handy.

https://s19.postimg.org/vtgs1e5j7/P1020279.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,655
Posted By turbo
let me know when you are back in town. sebring or...

let me know when you are back in town. sebring or the old farts will work.
my nephews mom is across the street from buchan airport now. nice place. flew in last week for a visit....
Forum: Florida (South) 01-19-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,615
Posted By turbo
from old fart Roger......... Old Farts I want...

from old fart Roger.........

Old Farts

I want you all to know that I really appreciate the numerous “Thank Yous”, compliments and “Atta Boys” sent my way for running this outfit. However, I often...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,655
Posted By turbo
you are the man( the flying V ). i remember the...

you are the man( the flying V ). i remember the days of 50 hour months of flying. after the first 2 years i had 1,200 hours on my plane. that was my life back then. time has change things but not the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,655
Posted By turbo
46 to go to 5,000

almost sold her a few years ago but couldn't part with her. felt much better to do some upgrades and keep what i felt so comfortable with. i love this plane and where it has brought me over the past...
Forum: Florida (South) 01-12-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,615
Posted By turbo
old farts converge on okeechoobee, punta gorda, arcadia....

info taken from our top old fart roger. what a day!

Old Farts

I wish I could unequivocally proclaim a new attendance record... I “Think” we set the bar even higher today at Okeechobee. I arrived...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,167
Posted By turbo
[QUOTE=DanH;1230768]I feel compelled to point out...

[QUOTE=DanH;1230768]I feel compelled to point out the pun...just in case readers didn't notice.[/QUOT
a very lifting experience. :D
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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-23-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,146
Posted By turbo
can you do a mag check to see if you can isolate...

can you do a mag check to see if you can isolate the problem to one mag or the other?https://s19.postimg.org/b057ncwkz/IMG_1635.jpg
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 12-02-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,368
Posted By turbo
i find i have plenty of spare time while flying...

i find i have plenty of spare time while flying to input flight info into 430, iPad, 496 ect. 430 drives the APilot. my brain drives the buttons. ;)
https://s19.postimg.org/vtgs1e5j7/P1020279.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By turbo
$39 to $169, you can't be serious!...

$39 to $169, you can't be serious! :confused::):)
sounded to good to be true.
https://s19.postimg.org/b057ncwkz/IMG_1635.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,243
Posted By turbo
Rule #1. Built the biggest hanger possible....

Rule #1. Built the biggest hanger possible.

Rule #2. Any plane put in the hangar will be available for you to fly. ;)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-23-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,887
Posted By turbo
hobbs time is reduced by 20% or so to get tach or...

hobbs time is reduced by 20% or so to get tach or tbo time. feel like you just got a caching$$$$ to your pocket book. ;) at 2,000 the decisions are made to overhaul or continue. my o-360 has been a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-16-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,804
Posted By turbo
darin, looked like paint. that is one rv paint...

darin, looked like paint. that is one rv paint job i could live with. hoping someone will chime in with the real story. :)

https://s19.postimg.org/b057ncwkz/IMG_1635.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-15-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,804
Posted By turbo
never met an rv i didn't like...........

https://s19.postimg.org/f8eio5t1v/IMG_1823.jpg

had to take a tour of grass roots airpark last saturday while attending our club event. found this beauty lurking near by. nice one here. great airpark...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-14-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,557
Posted By turbo
i had a sinking float years ago. no problem with...

i had a sinking float years ago. no problem with stalling at idle but needed to run a leaner mixture in cruise. :)
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-08-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,418
Posted By turbo
these #s are spot on for rv newbe flying. just...

these #s are spot on for rv newbe flying. just like you learned in flight training.
i like the glider approach. chop the power and use the flaps like spoilers. the rv glides, slips, and slows down...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-25-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,313
Posted By turbo
congrats on the ifr goal. the first thing you...

congrats on the ifr goal.
the first thing you can do is fly a lot of approaches at 3,000' so you can get a lot of button pushing in without dealing with the towers.
the second is to report 15 out...
Forum: RV-12 10-08-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 26,712
Posted By turbo
jim, you might need some seperation between gps...

jim, you might need some seperation between gps antennas. posibly a foot or so. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By turbo
Airport in Bethlehem Ct for Sale 1.9 M

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Airport-in-Bethlehem-for-Sale-446498873.html?abc=12333&_osource=SocialFlowFB_CTBrand

just caught wind of this. just north of waterbury airport, have been in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,246
Posted By turbo
In hind sight, what would do different. Climb,...

In hind sight, what would do different. Climb, descend, deviate.

I understand there is some laser detectors that will be able to see turbulence some day.

Thanks for telling the story. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,926
Posted By turbo
thanks for the heads up on...

thanks for the heads up on http://www.airplaneoil.com
i might just switch to them instead of doing rv shipping from sun n fun each year. :)
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,405
Posted By turbo
thanks for wx report. :) :D

thanks for wx report. :) :D
Forum: Northeast 08-27-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By turbo
I know, no walk this time. Mark hired me real...

I know, no walk this time. Mark hired me real cheap to put out the word for him.
=VAF= was high on the list, along with some email and text lists. Hope you all had a good time with the left overs...
Forum: Northeast 08-24-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By turbo
charlie, tell your flying buddys at simsbury...

charlie, tell your flying buddys at simsbury about the free food and fun. :)
Forum: Northeast 08-24-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By turbo
food and flying this sunday near hart fort CT.

https://s30.postimg.org/ey9wwql0h/image1.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
stop by for some free food and fun with mark and the rest of hungary pilots. don't miss this one. salmon river flyin community....
Forum: Southeast 08-22-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,025
Posted By turbo
if i ever have to put a plane down on a road it...

if i ever have to put a plane down on a road it would be in a rv with its short wing span. great job done. best plane out there for so many reasons. :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-16-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,628
Posted By turbo
hoses too. :)

hoses too. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-13-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,214
Posted By turbo
glad to see there is some info being developed...

glad to see there is some info being developed here on the exhaust valve SB. it is one of the weak part of the lycoming. i call it the silent killer. great thread. :)

interested what values you have...
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