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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) Today, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Geoff, you beat me to the punch ;^). I just sat...

Geoff, you beat me to the punch ;^). I just sat down at the computer to write a thread along the lines of ‘What I’m Thankful For…’.

Our whole family is so very thankful for the life, health, family...
Forum: Texas (North) 11-17-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Yup.

John, you can store your RV in my hangar at 52F FOR FREE. Give me a shout when it gets a little closer. I'm very happy to help.

vafdr

NOTE: For anyone visiting 52F in their RV I would suggest...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-11-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By DeltaRomeo
My original electric fuel pump finally gives up the ghost after 15 years.

This morning before turning the key in the RV-6 I noticed the boost pump didn’t make a sound. Tried tapping it with a hammer and that didn’t work either ;^). The extent of my troubleshooting skills...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-09-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I will second that! And to add to it, *I* DEMAND...

I will second that! And to add to it, *I* DEMAND civil discourse between advertisers on *MY* website.

I'm locking this thread.

Will I kick an advertiser off the site if they abuse my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,119
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sigh....

PPPPLLLLLEEEEAAAAASSSSSSEEEEEE go read this and respect my wishes regarding image hosting:

http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/ImagesInForums/images.htm

I'm closing this thread now and am asking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,259
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Please visit the first few paragraphs of the link...

Please visit the first few paragraphs of the link here again regarding why I don't host images. Special note on the sentences regarding...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Update:

Brad showed up at 52F yesterday, and this time I was there to meet him. Nice guy….for an Aggie ;^). Went to lunch with us and had some laughs.

After lunch I had the nice experience of giving...
Forum: ADS-B 10-19-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By DeltaRomeo
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=154376
Forum: Web Site Development 10-05-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,084
Posted By DeltaRomeo
TT won't let me embed ads.....and those ads, and...

TT won't let me embed ads.....and those ads, and the wonderful advertisers behind them, help me keep the VAF lights on, and pay my mortgage and feed my family ;^).

If you'd like to email me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sorry I missed you...

Brad, sorry I wasn't there when you came by.

Monk's a good guy, and I'm guessing the other one was Gary Platner talking about Vietnam. Fun people to be around, as you now know, and welcome to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,537
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Elk strike Oregon coast. Pilot/pax OK. Plane totaled.

I'm very grateful to read that the pilot and passenger were not injured. This could've been much...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations on your first flight!

Congratulations! That is one beautiful airplane you have there.

Wishing you many decades of flying enjoyment!

Kindest regards always,
Forum: Texas (North) 09-08-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,327
Posted By DeltaRomeo
9/8/17 Update

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/52F-New-Runway/i-hf3FgzM/X2/https://photos.smugmug.com/52F-New-Runway/i-hf3FgzM/0/0efd56e2/X2/IMG_7792-X2.jpg

Full size at:...
Forum: RV-12 09-02-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,357
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Please do offer condolences.

Please do offer words of prayer and condolence to those affected. When I have funeral information I will post it (if that is what the family wants).

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,799
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation RV-12 Crash (Fatal)

It is with a heavy heart I report an RV-12 crashed yesterday - the pilot was fatally injured. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of those...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-21-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By DeltaRomeo
My RV-6 mechanic for the past 15...

My RV-6 mechanic for the past 15 years:

http://www.vansairforce.net/Graphics/monksCard.jpg

I eat lunch with the guy most weekdays. 20 minutes from downtown Fort Worth. Also, Walt's on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,148
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Jaw. On. Floor. Can I go ahead now and ask for a...

Jaw. On. Floor.

Can I go ahead now and ask for a full size of this to make the September wallpaper VAF calendar?

v/r,
dr
Forum: Texas (North) 08-20-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,327
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Online petition most likely in the near future...

Thank you John! The petition is on a clipboard in my Jeep (gauging interest with the property owners and renters at 52F). So far I've asked 45 people and got 45 signatures - batting a...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-20-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,327
Posted By DeltaRomeo
No, but we're working on that now <g>. FMI:...

No, but we're working on that now <g>.

FMI: www.AeroValleyAirport.org
Forum: Painting your RV 08-10-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Painting for Idiots (by Scott Black)

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_8DgKzT_eudWHduTTFmV2lVeXgwRnMweVROcWJsQlNyUHJJ

(written by Scott...posted by dr)
Forum: Texas (North) 08-07-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,327
Posted By DeltaRomeo
FAA shows it NOTAM'd closed....

The FAA says it's closed, and that's the source all the other sites like airnav pull from.
https://notams.aim.faa.gov/notamSearch/
Forum: Texas (North) 08-05-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,327
Posted By DeltaRomeo
$50K engineering/plans by...

$50K engineering/plans by http://www.hwlochner.com/services_aviation-hexagon.html
$75K for drainage improvements prior to runway constructions (200+ trailers of silt trucked off)...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-04-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,327
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What Chris said....

Page 16 and 17 at:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_8DgKzT_eudMktqVk5acUpMdDg

shows the displaced threshold on the plans. Very exciting times for our home field.

v/r,
dr
Forum: California 07-26-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By DeltaRomeo
(thread drift) I was the one who moved this thread from 'General' into 'California'

just FYI...and good luck on your search! And welcome to the forum!

v/r,
dr
Forum: California 07-26-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-25-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,573
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Deepest condolences.

Charles,

I'm very sorry to read of the passing of your father. Please know that you, your family and friends and the soul of the father are in my prayers. If there is anything I can do, just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 21,378
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up OSH'17 PIREPS, Picture URLs, Reports, etc...

...starting the thread. Looking fwd to it getting populated!
v/r,
dr
Forum: Photography 07-19-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I'm currently a fan of smugmug.com

$3.99/mo for unlimited storage. I back up my iPhone pics/videos to it also (in a private folder). The UI is very intuitive and friendly and the mobile app makes uploading pics in the field...
Forum: RV-12 07-19-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RV-12iS Gear Tear Off Test

"In this test we show how the new RV-12iS will survive an impact to the main wheels against an immovable object, such as a berm with full fuel and gross weight. The test conclusively showed that the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-08-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You got it! Looking fwd to the visit and happy...

You got it! Looking fwd to the visit and happy to help.
b,d
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-07-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Van Cave

I have a spot for you if it's just for a few days. We'll put your RV in the hangar. Best fuel is KGLE (Gainesville) or Sherman (KSWI). Fuel purchase our field MUCH MUCH higher - none of us buy it...
Forum: RV-10 05-24-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Manufacturer looking for OP to contact him....

I got this email today from Henkjan 'at' zme 'dot' nl

"I see on VAF that a doorlock is broken, I made a few sets of those locks years ago.

I still have some spare locks on the shelf, no...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-11-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,399
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Please! Send me your listing if you would like...

Please! Send me your listing if you would like to be listed in the RV Hotel. I’m happy to keep the list updated and always am looking for more listings!

Kindest,
dr

URL:...
Forum: RV-10 05-09-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding news, Phil!

Many congratulations and wishing you a happy phase 1. Didn't realize you lived in Waco! My hometown.

Again, congrats and good luck wiping that smile off <grin>.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 32,713
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Just a head up: This is getting a little too...

Just a head up:

This is getting a little too 'AOPA/EAA/FAA/Government' for my tastes, and if you aren't aware what I'm talking about please reference the second paragraph in red letters at:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Wonderful!

Thank you for posting! Enjoyed every word!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,414
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up And then one day you find, ten years have got behind you...

Thank you all for the kind words. What a wonderful thread to wake up to, and what wonderful people! I’ll keep doing my best for you, I promise.

Again, thank you.

v/r,
dr

PS: If you are the 5-8%...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,858
Posted By DeltaRomeo
It's live: http://www.vansairforce.net/poh.htm ...

It's live:

http://www.vansairforce.net/poh.htm :)

v/r,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,651
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Great news that they are OK, Dave. Thank you for...

Great news that they are OK, Dave. Thank you for letting us know!

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-17-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,826
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up High res RV panel pics...

Created today on the chance it will take off, so to speak. If you would like to submit your 3,000+ pixel-wide image to me, please do. My SmugMug plan says it's 'unlimited' storage...let's find out....
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,858
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Dave (and others), I’m happy to host both MS...

Dave (and others),

I’m happy to host both MS Wordand PDF versions of this POH (and checklists) on the site (the .doc version especially useful if you’re wishing to use it as a starting point...
Forum: APRS Tracking 03-16-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,254
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Not the exact answer you are looking for on that...

Not the exact answer you are looking for on that specific site...

...but http://www.airprs.com/#/tab/logbook/call/N153MC shows your tracks back to Aug of '15 w/one click.

If you're just looking for...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-02-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By DeltaRomeo
A Gift for My Sister ...using the RV-6.

Complete story and pics at: https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/KirbyForDonna/

Flying down to Burnet, TX (near Austin) to pick up a used vacuum cleaner I found on Craigslist. It's a really nice vacuum...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,455
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Huzzah!

Larry,
Having taken the same written and checkride less than two years ago, I get how much of a milestone this is to you. How much a feeling of accomplishment.
Congratulations, Sir!
v/r,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,122
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Bob, if I can suggest something that the folks...

Bob, if I can suggest something that the folks I've dealt with appreciate....

In addition to the 'hard numbers' template suggested at http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=69987 , ...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-04-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,017
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Joe Blank: Rest in Peace

"Van's regrets to announce the death of our friend and colleague Joe Blank after a courageous struggle against cancer. He was 59. Joe worked for Van's since 2006 in builder support and IT...
Forum: Safety 11-03-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,452
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Post Aviation Courtesy / Dumb Stunts

...by Richard VanGrunsven and Vic Syracuse

http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/aviation_courtesy.pdf

v/r,
dr
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-18-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,732
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Wonderful!

Thank you so much for sharing that with us, Roger!

I started reading it fast, then stopped and re-started with the speakers turned off. Then I read it again.

Simply wonderful.

Thank you Sir.
Forum: RV-12 09-30-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,595
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation SERVICE BULLETIN 16-08-01 (released Oct 1, 2016)

Date Released: October 1st, 2016
Date Effective: October 1st, 2016
Subject: Stabilator Bearing Inspection
Affected Models: All RV-12 w/ Emp/Tailcone Kits delivered prior to August 1, 2016
All SLSA...
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-25-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,313
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Milestone: Passed test.

Guess who has an amateur radio license, Technician class, as of 3:30 PM Sunday, September 25th?

(Elvis voice) "Thankyaverymuch!!!"
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-16-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,440
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sir yes Sir! All added Bruce. b,d

Sir yes Sir!

All added Bruce.

b,d
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,543
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Military Issue MXU-163/P on eBay,etc.

Ryan, I've been using a MXU-163/P kneeboard for over a decade. Light, pencil sharpener, smells like fear and panic.

Mine was a gift from Danny King from back in his AF days (it was his spare). ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,961
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up I've been thinking about you an awful lot these...

I've been thinking about you an awful lot these last several months, but I must say I'm glad to hear that you are "retiring" so you can concentrate on your health full time. Do what you need to do...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-07-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,854
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Free online....

My G3X has one (I don't know what your panel is).

www.fltplan.com (http://www.fltplan.com) has one (free in web browser). Screen grab below.
...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-20-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,081
Posted By DeltaRomeo
That's enough...

....viewpoints made and noted.

I'm closing it.

b,d
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,421
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Dozens out there, Steve, but the one I have used...

Dozens out there, Steve, but the one I have used daily for years is:

MyRadar Pro
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/myradar-pro-noaa-weather-radar/id325683306?mt=8

(recently I paid the $6 more for...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-15-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,617
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation DO NOT CLICK ON A LINK THAT GETS PM'D OR EMAILED TO YOU

Scammers/Spammers...reminder they exist.


It's time again to remind folks about scammers in the world. A couple of folks clicked on a link PM'd to them by a scammer recently and then entered their...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-12-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,306
Posted By DeltaRomeo
'Mothership' Cap Sightings

Since there is already a charity VansAirForce.net cap sighting (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=37821) component to this website, I thought it might be a nice idea to start a...
Forum: RV-14 07-11-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,125
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up RV-14 51% FAA NKET EVAL

http://www.vansairforce.net/_______delete001/VAF_388%20Jul.%2011%2018.26.jpg

"On June 29th, 2016, the FAA National Kit Evaluation Team officially approved the construction of the RV-14 and RV-14A...
Forum: RV-4 07-11-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,349
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Call John....

http://www.vansairforce.net/______delete001/JohnDPEcard.jpg

The guy who did my IFR checkride in my RV-6: http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/myIFRCheckride/my_ifr_checkride.htm


He lives in...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-10-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Morning! Quite a few 'Michigan' hits in the RV...

Morning!

Quite a few 'Michigan' hits in the RV White Pages at http://www.vansairforce.net/rvwp.htm if you haven't seen it yet.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,837
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Link added...

...to the POH section:

http://www.vansairforce.net/poh.htm

v/r,
dr
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