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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Vlad
Cool picture Alex. Thanks for sharing.

Cool picture Alex. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Canada 08-13-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Vlad
There was absolutely no way to figure out the...

There was absolutely no way to figure out the burning areas in BC couple years ago. The burn itself usually not expansive but smoke trails long way. I was flyng for hours over the smoke. Get your O2...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-11-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Mark. Didn't have an O2 setup on this...

Thanks Mark. Didn't have an O2 setup on this trip. I should :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-11-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By Vlad
Talking Molybdenum Mines

50-60 miles to the west of Denver CO there is an interesting area in the high mountains. Two complexes of Climax molybdenum mines.

By Berthoud...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Very nice picture looking good polished. Good...

Very nice picture looking good polished. Good destination. You built it pretty fast three years only.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Vlad
Mike, My Whiskey is on the panel. At the time of...

Mike,

My Whiskey is on the panel. At the time of certification it was the only directional indicator I had. My DAR required it. Everything on the panel hurts this wet thing of the last century....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By Vlad
Kevin welcome to the best hobby on Earth! Don't...

Kevin welcome to the best hobby on Earth! Don't get overwhelmed yet, stay stress free for couple years. You indicated you just started on the wings keep pounding those rivets get passed fuselage,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By Vlad
Russians are in

Two Russians are in. Rain or shine :D


http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Daily%20Pictures/nasa%20-%201%201.jpg...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 08-08-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Vlad
Hummel W75

Hummel W75 has two restaurants within walking distance. One working till late. Runway might present a challenge with a cross wind but since he is flying in the evening it will likely be calm. There...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-07-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Vlad
Had a pleasure to fly along with Dave RV12 on...

Had a pleasure to fly along with Dave RV12 on several occasions. Cute little thing performs very well. :)

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Misc/Dave12%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By Vlad
4 years ago I bought LED replacement bulbs at...

4 years ago I bought LED replacement bulbs at S-n-F. Still shining thousands hours later I will dig the vendor info Jim. I hope they are still in business. Long lasting bulbs. Before that I went...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Vlad
No they see us all. Just saving on gas in ground...

No they see us all. Just saving on gas in ground effect . CG escort is always there always visible ... :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Vlad
Jealous of your location

I hear you Erich. Though not Santa Barbara, my backyard has a lot of attractions. We had several hours break between rolling TRFs the other day boy that was intense. The airspace was swarmed I don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 413,711
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Sharp! Is it Alvord or elsewhere?

Sharp! Is it Alvord or elsewhere?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Vlad
I surely will John. It's ju$t the matter of time....

I surely will John. It's ju$t the matter of time. Close tolerance bolts for the wings are ordered. :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Vlad
Amazing writeup

Rob you just reignited me. Couple questions for you. Other then visiting with the family do you keep the tab for those four weeks of travel? Would be interesting to know how much you spent on gas,...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Vlad
Very clever good job Dave. Organizing is very...

Very clever good job Dave. Organizing is very important each of us is doing it our own way. I like yours. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By Vlad
Rob, Once I gave a ride to a teenager. The kid...

Rob,
Once I gave a ride to a teenager. The kid was very excited parents happy too. He stepped out of the cockpit following instructions then I couldn't even blink he ran all the way to the wingtip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Vlad
Put it on the left side and go fly....

Put it on the left side and go fly. :)

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Daily%20Pictures/Deer%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-01-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,229
Posted By Vlad
Enjoyed your gallery nice job Galeb!...

Enjoyed your gallery nice job Galeb! :)

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/41984910820_74d4d6acbd_k.jpg (http://s447.photobucket.com/user/N666BK/media/41984910820_74d4d6acbd_k.jpg.html)
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-01-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,985
Posted By Vlad
Mark glad to see your restart! Looking forward...

Mark glad to see your restart! Looking forward for progress reports...

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Flyleds%20-%201%201.jpg...
Forum: RV-12 07-31-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Mike! See you at the Lobstah Fest...

Congratulations Mike! See you at the Lobstah Fest :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Fly%20ins/Belfast2%20-%201%206.jpg...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-30-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,364
Posted By Vlad
That's a great picture Carl! When I was building...

That's a great picture Carl! When I was building I was at Oshkosh every single year. Never visited with my own plane I don't know why. Can't park it for couple days I guess... :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-29-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,198
Posted By Vlad
Reviving old thread

Thanks Mike for showing me your stomping grounds. What a great time was had! We couldn't make Devil's Pass but flew over Skilak Lake....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 84,459
Posted By Vlad
Near Salt Lake City Utah

There are letters on the mountain slopes by Salt Lake City UT. I am wondering what's the meaning? :)

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Misc/Quirky%20things/quirky%20-%201_3.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Vlad
Choose your lubricant carefully. The cable may...

Choose your lubricant carefully. The cable may freeze in the cold winter till you fully preheat the cabin.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-28-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Vlad
Smelterville what a place! We took a crew car to...

Smelterville what a place! We took a crew car to The Snake Pit for a burger. The airport manager is a cool guy and quite a character isn't he? :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations! Nice clean panel I like it very...

Congratulations! Nice clean panel I like it very much.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-24-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Alex. Interested parties please contact...

Thanks Alex. Interested parties please contact the seller via email teamfanok (at) aol.com all reasonable offers would be considered.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-22-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Vlad
I will take it Michael. Need to install a...

I will take it Michael. Need to install a temporary gage in a large hole.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-22-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 26,568
Posted By Vlad
Very impressive John! I can't imagine the amount...

Very impressive John! I can't imagine the amount of logistics behind your trip. Tailwinds to the way home.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-21-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By Vlad
RV12 Project 90% done for sale

A good friend of mine and a former hangar partner is moving to a larger plane. He would like to sell his nearly completed RV12 he asked me to post pictures to get a feeling on the price.

I helped...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice job David congratulations!...

Nice job David congratulations!

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Sedona%20-%201.jpg (http://s447.photobucket.com/user/N666BK/media/Sedona%20-%201.jpg.html)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By Vlad
Quite a story John! Trying to picture where was...

Quite a story John! Trying to picture where was it at the Arm?

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Alaska/Knik%20arm%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-19-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By Vlad
Talking Knik

If you visit Palmer AK fly Knik Glacier.

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Alaska/Knik%20-%201%203.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Vlad
Bob I will be heading to an RV gathering on...

Bob I will be heading to an RV gathering on 05/29/2021 would Casa Collins accept an early reservation? Or it's just one time KOSH deal?...
Forum: Midwest 07-16-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Vlad
Landed there for gas several months ago. The...

Landed there for gas several months ago. The place is deserted. An RV10 lives there on the ramp. The runway is brand new.

K15 has accommodations within walking distance from parking.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 84,459
Posted By Vlad
Saskatchewan

Somewhere in Saskatchewan CA.

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Misc/Quirky%20things/Saskachevan%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-16-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,883
Posted By Vlad
Captainman good show! It looks like you have IMC...

Captainman good show! It looks like you have IMC weather everyday huh? Good thing you have the rating...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-12-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,883
Posted By Vlad
Mike knows places Rangeley style....

Mike knows places Rangeley style. :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Alaska/MB%20at%20Salty%20Dawg%20Saloon%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-12-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,964
Posted By Vlad
Roger that Bob they were sitting there for a...

Roger that Bob they were sitting there for a while. Locals gossip they were watching the Norks :D

BTW Check the Volcano Observatory website (https://avo.alaska.edu/images/recent_images.php) they...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-12-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Vlad
The same here Turbo. Once in a remote country I...

The same here Turbo. Once in a remote country I was running low on oil (3 qts) a case was waiting for me 10 flight hours away. I found a quart for $20 and pushed several hours to a destination where...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-10-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By Vlad
Nice! True I didn't. But I scouted two places I...

Nice! True I didn't. But I scouted two places I might come back some day. By Ruth Icefalls and Backside Lake...
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,523
Posted By Vlad
Bruce I will take them tell me how to pay for...

Bruce I will take them tell me how to pay for postage. Mine are worn beyond recognition. Thanks :D
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-10-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By Vlad
Talking Talkeetna and Ruth Glacier

If you ever make it to Alaska put Talkeetna as one of your visiting spots. Nice airfield very easy to get in and out. Very touristy....
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-09-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,883
Posted By Vlad
Captain John give us a daily update on the move....

Captain John give us a daily update on the move. How far did you get today? Also, if you reach Mike earlier or when he is at work there is a little hotel by Kenai airport you can see your RV from the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-09-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice trip Todd. Little magic place is this...

Nice trip Todd. Little magic place is this Tangier. I've been there a dozen times and still find something different walking the island.
Forum: APRS Tracking 07-08-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By Vlad
Gary welcome to the APRS TV! It's a cool albeit...

Gary welcome to the APRS TV! It's a cool albeit ancient little device. Now we know where you are :)

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/APRS%20tracks%20only/Runner%20-%201%201.jpg...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By Vlad
Great milestone Pete! Your compressions are...

Great milestone Pete! Your compressions are better then mine :D

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Journey%20of%20a%20Lifetime/Barter%20Island%20-%201%205.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations Scott! Nice cowling! Work those...

Congratulations Scott! Nice cowling! Work those bugs out while in the test box. Time to fly somewhere cooler...
Forum: Southeast 07-04-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Vlad
I can fly for weeks in North East and never see a...

I can fly for weeks in North East and never see a single RV in the sky :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Vlad
Fred you did it! The bird is airborne that's what...

Fred you did it! The bird is airborne that's what matters. When you are done testing come to our woods. It would be my honor to take a couple pictures of your ship here....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-04-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,964
Posted By Vlad
Talking Campaign 2018 ends in Kenai

Off Cold Bay. A boost of morale on the radio from big boys - happy flying!

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Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-04-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,964
Posted By Vlad
Ring of Fire

The view from Cape Sarichef. The northernmost part of Ring of Fire (https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Alaska_Maritime/wildlife_and_habitat/ring_of_fire.html). Pogromin, Shishaldin, Isanotski...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,627
Posted By Vlad
Once upon a time far away from home I borrowed...

Once upon a time far away from home I borrowed several jar cans to get to the village only gas pump. The jars were used for diesel fuel and were supposedly empty. I caught it timely and managed to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By Vlad
A voltmeter died during Phase One. Fuel pressure...

A voltmeter died during Phase One.
Fuel pressure gage got replaced after 2,000 hours.
EGT started acting after 3,000 hours.
All the rest of standard stock Vans dials are still operational well past...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-02-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 120,449
Posted By Vlad
That's a prominent place. On my bucket list for...

That's a prominent place. On my bucket list for years haven't been there yet. Nice picture!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-02-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,964
Posted By Vlad
Returning

After another day of deliberating I decided to turn back. A bird watching ship was about to depart from Adak toward Attu. Thank you Karen for coordination if you are reading this. We will make it...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-02-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,964
Posted By Vlad
Talking Climbing a volcano and a harbor raid

Almost there at Makushin summit. It's the height of Mt Washington in Hew Hampshire. There is a Seismic observatory cam (https://avo.alaska.edu/webcam/Makushin.php) in the valley....
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-02-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Vlad
Talking South Carolina Aviation Ambassadors

After completion of VA Aviation Ambassador Program (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1269836) I started on a new one (https://scaaonline.com/ambassadors-passport-program/). You...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-30-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,964
Posted By Vlad
It's a nice 15 minutes walk from the Grand...

It's a nice 15 minutes walk from the Grand Aleutian Hotel to the airport. Traffic is light and there is a wide shoulder....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-30-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,964
Posted By Vlad
Grand Aleutian Hotel is very nice. Plan $250 per...

Grand Aleutian Hotel is very nice. Plan $250 per day to stay in it. There are cheaper options but I was not aware of...
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