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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By Special Delivery
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Ah yes, I too raise a glass to the ladies at Van’s… “Behind every good man is a great woman”; a truism that's alive...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-13-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,143
Posted By Special Delivery
Paul, I suspect we're not the only ones...

Paul, I suspect we're not the only ones challenged in this area. At the other end of the spectrum we occupy is of course, Jay Pratt at RV-Central. I didn't realize when Jay agreed to host the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-13-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,143
Posted By Special Delivery
Drill Bit Organization - I'll show you mine if you'll show me yours

The photo below was semi-staged, but it's not far from what I often find on my workbench.

Seeing that our community is in constant pursuit of a 'better mouse trap', the custom wood tail lift, Randy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,135
Posted By Special Delivery
Not Arizona... but the experience is well worth a...

Not Arizona... but the experience is well worth a trip to Houston (south).

Bruce Bohannon is approved by Gallagher Insurance (and others) for RV -3,-4, and -8 transition training, he'll sign you off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Special Delivery
Thank you for the kind words but I deserve little...

Thank you for the kind words but I deserve little to no credit for the success of Eagle's Nest Projects. All I had was an idea, and we all know what they're worth!

The real work and success of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery High School (TX) in the News

Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery High School (TX)

By Foti Kallergis
Friday, February 02, 2018 08:01AM
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) --

Click photo to view...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Special Delivery
New Life for Garmin 696 Battery Pack

Garmin 696 Replacement Cells for Battery Pack

Back story:
Garmin 696 installed in panel for 10+ years with battery installed. Yep, the battery appears to be toast and won't take a charge. When...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By Special Delivery
True... except for the RV-8 Bruce Bohannon uses...

True... except for the RV-8 Bruce Bohannon uses for transition training which also includes rear brakes.
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Mujahid,

Bruce Bohannon is approved by Gallagher...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-14-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,689
Posted By Special Delivery
Alternative Connector for CHT/EGT Probes

Fast On connectors crimped onto solid wires (EGT/CHT) is a recipe for a problematic connection. EI's OLC-1 solves this problem for $1.60/ea, and when installed offset and covered with heat shrink is...
Forum: RV-12 12-18-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,466
Posted By Special Delivery
Please report back when you find the problem.

Please report back when you find the problem.
Forum: RV-12 12-18-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,466
Posted By Special Delivery
Classic symptom of trash in a carb. Pull em,...

Classic symptom of trash in a carb. Pull em, clean em, and $1 to a doughnut your problem will be solved.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Anthony Medina / 1st Supervised Solo at Central HS (WI)

December 1, 2017
Central High School (WI) Eagle's Nest Projects (Team Senft)
Anthony Medina - 1st Supervised Solo (Executed flawlessly)

Team 'Senft' at Central High School (WI) is turning out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,951
Posted By Special Delivery
Provided by F1Boss

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,595
Posted By Special Delivery
Whenever the topic of "how high have you been in...

Whenever the topic of "how high have you been in your RV" comes up, I'm always reminded of what Bruce Bohannon accomplished in 2006 with his modified RV-4; ...47,500'...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By Special Delivery
Vic, Great to hear you'll be at the DeLand Light...

Vic,

Great to hear you'll be at the DeLand Light Sport Showcase. If possible, I'd like to reserve 2 of those signed caps for two very special young men, Eagle's Nest build students who will each be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 375,326
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Granbury HS (EN-17)

10/21/2017
Eagle's Nest Projects
Granbury Regional Airport - (EN-17) Ceremonial 1st Flight
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - EN-17 Granbury HS Ceremonial 1st Flight

Granbury (TX) High School Students Celebrate the Completion
of their Eagle's Nest Project (EN-17) - a Van's Aircraft RV-12

10/21/2017 - Granbury Regional Airport
Granbury Mayor, Nin Hulett, GISD...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - You're Invited to MISD/MAA Inaugural First Flight & Expo

Eagle's Nest Projects
Inaugural First Flight Events

Mark your calendar and fly or drive...

Pick a Saturday... or better yet, attend both events!

Granbury: meet the student builders, teachers,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By Special Delivery
Ryan Malcomb - "The Rest of the Story" See post...

Ryan Malcomb - "The Rest of the Story"
See post #2

Have a great day!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By Special Delivery
Ryan Malcomb - The Rest of the Story

Ryan Malcomb - 1st Solo Flight on his 16th birthday (8/30/17)
Continuing a family tradition, Ryan is the 4th member to complete a 1st Solo Flight on a 16th birthday!

Pictured below is Ryan on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Two 1st Solos / 1 day and 1000 miles apart

Eagle's Nest Projects
Two 1st Solos - 1 Day and 1000 miles Apart

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-kM4MdwS/0/cea4132c/S/Rachel%20Solo-S.jpg...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-17-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Special Delivery
Here ya go, Pat... it's time for a new...

Here ya go, Pat... it's time for a new battery.

BatteryMart.com (http://www.batterymart.com/p-odyssey-pc680-battery.html)
$109.95 No Tax Free Shipping
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Special Delivery
Stitch, Apologize for slow email reply... been...

Stitch,
Apologize for slow email reply... been dealing with weather related issues here in Houston. Best to contact me by phone 0700-2100 CDT; cell 713 eight two three 9509.
Have a great day!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) 4th Private Pilot - Josh Engberg

Josh Engberg
First Solo 2/21/2017... SEL Private Pilot 8/16/2017

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-KLX2XvW/0/de2d0f1c/M/Josh_Solo%20Shirt-L-M.jpg...
Forum: RV-3 08-14-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By Special Delivery
3B-Which Dynon Pitch Servo

I'm currently flying Fred Bauer's 3B (N313RV) with a TruTrak "C" pitch servo (image below) and a "B" roll servo. Fred's build notes indicate the TruTrak "B" model didn't have enough torque to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By Special Delivery
Mark, Seeing you're in League City, I would...

Mark,

Seeing you're in League City, I would highly recommend Bruce Bohannon; Legend Cub for primary training and tail wheel endorsements, RV-8 w/LODA for RV-3,4,8 transition training, Pitts S2B for...
Forum: Rocket 06-06-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By Special Delivery
Gary Hunter... aka as the Shell "answer man" and...

Gary Hunter... aka as the Shell "answer man" and "the glue guru". Gary recently got married, retired from his daily grind of developing resins for worldwide customers, and is in the last 10% of his...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Clear Springs HS Completes their 4th RV-12 Build

Clear Springs High School (TX) completes their 4th Eagle's Nest Projects RV-12 build.

N916EN s/n:120960 A/W Cert: 5/18/2017
Flying off Phase-1 hours - GLO Custom (http://www.glocustom.com/) next...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Visit to the Texas Capital and Serving the Community

It’s been a busy week for Eagle’s Nest students at McKinney Aviation Academy (TX).

In addition to regular studies and completing the final touches on their RV-12 build project before flying it to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Space Center Houston

Eagle's Nest Projects was the greeting exhibit at CCISD's 4th Annual Science Extravaganza hosted at Space Center Houston.
Couldn't resist the opportunity to stray a little off course to get this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 375,326
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Space Center Houston

Eagle's Nest Projects was the greeting exhibit at CCISD's 4th Annual Science Extravaganza held at Space Center Houston.
Couldn't resist the opportunity to stray a little off course to get this photo...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 823
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - WFAA (ABC Dallas) Features McKinney HS Students

Richard Rensing and Erica Swenson are McKinney ISD high school seniors, Eagle's Nest Projects build-students, and are the only two students in McKinney ISD to earn a Private Pilot license before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Josh Enberg 1st Solo (Central HS WI)

Eagle’s Nest Projects – Westosha Central High School (WI)

Introducing Josh Engberg – Central High School’s most recent “1st solo” pilot.
Please welcome Josh to the VAF community, and if you have any...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,496
Posted By Special Delivery
Haven't noticed oil canning in this area on our...

Haven't noticed oil canning in this area on our previous three builds at Clear Springs HS but d*** it, right after reading this thread and examining the recently completed wings on our 4th build, one...
Forum: RV-12 02-10-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,017
Posted By Special Delivery
RV-12 SLSA Interior Paint Color

Recently received from the kind folks at Synergy Air. Posted here so I don't have to bother Synergy again when I can't find the scrap I wrote it down on and to possibly help some other poor soul in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By Special Delivery
Bill, Great question... and with a wide brush...

Bill,

Great question... and with a wide brush Iíll answer yes, the environment within and surrounding an Eagleís Nest Project does inspire and promote the engineering concept you describe. With a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Student Achievement - Meeting the Challenge

A teachable moment is an unplanned opportunity that arises in the classroom where a teacher/mentor has an ideal opportunity to offer insight to his or her student(s). A teachable moment is not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,423
Posted By Special Delivery
Outstanding progress report, Pat... I just spoke...

Outstanding progress report, Pat...
I just spoke with Kevin and he shared that the students are well into the fuselage. I really enjoyed my recent airport and build session visit and there's no doubt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Declan Steinke 1st Solo (Central HS WI)

If it's a VFR day in Wisconsin, chances are you'll find one or more of the Eagle's Nest Projects build-students at Westosha Central High School in their student-built RV-12 receiving flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,429
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Granbury High School (TX) - Meet the Student-Builders

ENP-17 is officially under construction at Granbury High School (TX). Please take a moment to welcome these outstanding student-builders to VAF, the exciting world of aviation, and to the elite...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School in the news

Eagle's Nest Projects
Central High School - Westosha, WI

"Students Go From High School & Cockpit To College"
by Dave Weiman
Midwest Flyer
Oct/Nov 2016

FULL STORY >> MidwestFlyer.com...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,850
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Wings Over Houston 2016

PLTW Aerospace Engineering Students, Mentors, and Teachers from Clear Springs High School in League City, TX displayed three completed Eagle's Nest Projects at Wings Over Houston. Clear skies and...
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-26-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,919
Posted By Special Delivery
Congratulations and 73s to you my friend! Job...

Congratulations and 73s to you my friend!
Job well done... Beer is in me.
WB5EHB
Forum: RV-3 09-14-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,630
Posted By Special Delivery
Ah yes... all this panel stuff brings back...

Ah yes... all this panel stuff brings back memories.
Built this in 2010; never installed. Inherited N313RV and considering a panel update. Thinking a 10" screen and g-meter... done. Yes, I'm addicted...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,757
Posted By Special Delivery
You're welcome, Pat, but the real thanks goes to...

You're welcome, Pat, but the real thanks goes to you for promoting the program to the city and school district, for organizing all the meetings, for towing your beautiful RV-12 in the 4th of July...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,757
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Welcomes Granbury High School (TX)

August - 2016
Granbury High School (TX)
Builder #120994 (EN-17)

http://i1172.photobucket.com/albums/r580/EaglesNestProjects/VAF%20Photos/Welcome_Granbury_VAF_zpsgg8vrf2p.jpg

Eagle’s Nest Projects...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By Special Delivery
Olivia & Nicole passed their Private Pilot checkrides with flying colors

Just got the call from Jim Senft at Central High School - Two Private Pilots have just been added to the rolls. Photos coming soon.

Olivia and Nicole were on the Eagle's Nest RV-12 build-team at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By Special Delivery
Smile Olivia & Nicole - Private Pilot Checkrides

Eagle's Nest Projects
Central High School-District of Westosha
Olivia & Nicole
Private Pilot Checkrides now in the Books (APRS artwork at its...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - The APRS brush in the hands of Student Pilots

For some time now Vlad has amazed us with his APRS artistic talent; his creativity, attention to detail, precise strokes, textures, and imagery are simply breathtaking. The following APRS art was...
Forum: RV-12 08-22-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,211
Posted By Special Delivery
SOP on all S-LSA

SOP on all S-LSA
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-21-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,194
Posted By Special Delivery
The top 10 lists are a cool feature.... and...

The top 10 lists are a cool feature.... and seeing Eagle's Nest Projects positioned #2(WI) & #3(TX) in the top ten number of flights and #5(TX) in total flight hours, well.... just warms my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,219
Posted By Special Delivery
Actually, Scott, all the teen-built aircraft with...

Actually, Scott, all the teen-built aircraft with the exception of one RV-12 from Florida that experienced a flat tire on landing and our Eagle's Nest -12 from Wisconsin were in place when the photo...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,219
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - EAA AirVenture "Teen Build-Fly Program" a Huge Success

AirVenture 2016
Teen-Built Aircraft Soaring To New Heights
Teen-built aircraft set all-time records this year at both SnF and AirVenture; seven (7) aircraft were displayed at SnF by Eagle’s Nest...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,976
Posted By Special Delivery
Teen Build Programs in Review - Richard VanGrunsven

Teen Build Programs in Review
Panel Discussion - Homebuilders Hangar - Friday 10:00-11:15
Presenter - Jerry Graff
Moderator - Richard VanGrunsven

Programs involving teens building aircraft have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Kenosha News / Nicole Jackson, RV-12 Builder-Student Pilot

Kenosha News - July 9, 2016
by: Graham Kilmer

Link to full story >> HERE...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-07-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,406
Posted By Special Delivery
Thanks for the re-post, Mike Yep... it's just as...

Thanks for the re-post, Mike

Yep... it's just as easy as it looks in the video and it really makes a beautiful (welded) end on cables. The RV-12 has four small cables, 2-choke and 2-throttle, that...
Forum: RV-12 07-04-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 34,678
Posted By Special Delivery
This is not a first... I'm personally aware of...

This is not a first... I'm personally aware of three such prop strike incidents. I too have had my own similar experience but missed a prop strike by just inches. Aftermarket metal rod ends for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,452
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - An exciting week in the life of two teenage girls...

What makes for an exciting week in the life of two teenage girls?
-Jim Senft, Program Director - Eagleís Nest Projects Central High School (WI) June-2016

How about graduating high school with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,939
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Graduation Snapshots 2016

High School Graduation – a milestone and the close of an important chapter in a young person’s life. With hormones, emotions, reasoning, and self-discipline engaged in constant battle, diploma in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,170
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - More than just academic credit

Interestingly enough Scott, the manner in which we implement Eagle's Nest Projects into a school's existing curriculum eliminates all risk to Eagle's Nest Projects et. al. during the build process...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,170
Posted By Special Delivery
TFTLSD

TFTLSD... (Thanks For The Laugh Super Dave)
Life is good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,170
Posted By Special Delivery
Dan, It is indeed sad that Georgetown ISD...

Dan,

It is indeed sad that Georgetown ISD (http://www.georgetownisd.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1) (TX) has assumed this position. You've worked countless hours, flew some of your district...
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