VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

- POSTING RULES
- Donate yearly (please).
- Advertise in here!

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics


Go Back   VAF Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 27 of 27
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: SonoraMike
Forum: California 03-26-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By SonoraMike
Anybody open to giving a ride in an RV-8?

Morning all,

It's been a few years (6 years, 7 months, 2 days) and lots of life changes as life is prone to do, but I'm back posting on VAF and with a new mission. Just completed the SportAir...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-24-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,793
Posted By SonoraMike
In the aviation department?? ;)

In the aviation department?? ;)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-24-2005, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,792
Posted By SonoraMike
missing a zero in there somewhere??

missing a zero in there somewhere??
Forum: Tools 08-24-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,681
Posted By SonoraMike
"CP7300RQC 1/4 inch mini reversible drill, Same...

"CP7300RQC 1/4 inch mini reversible drill, Same great features as the CP7300R with keyless chuck"

http://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/shop/media/CP-7300RQC.jpg...
Forum: Tools 08-23-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,681
Posted By SonoraMike
ouch! $140 for the chuck?!? must be an aviation...

ouch! $140 for the chuck?!? must be an aviation chuck....

Good info, thanks all
Forum: Tools 08-23-2005, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,681
Posted By SonoraMike
Mark, The price on the little CP7300 is sure...

Mark,

The price on the little CP7300 is sure right, but in comparing specs on it vs. the Sioux 1412 - the CP spins at 2k while the 1412 spins at 3600. Are you still liking the drill? Seeing any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,277
Posted By SonoraMike
how much are the CH grips?

how much are the CH grips?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2005, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,277
Posted By SonoraMike
have a link/URL to some product info and pictures?

have a link/URL to some product info and pictures?
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-06-2005, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,763
Posted By SonoraMike
thats really light. has DynaMat come up in any...

thats really light.

has DynaMat come up in any sound deadening conversations? (I'm late to the party here...) The car audio guys swear by it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2005, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,530
Posted By SonoraMike
wondering why?

wondering why?
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-03-2005, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,054
Posted By SonoraMike
hey! wheres the pilot?!?

hey! wheres the pilot?!?
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-31-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 897,006
Posted By SonoraMike
I'm here, they just arrived...

I'm here, they just arrived today

http://www.vansaircraft.com/images/preview_plans_set.gif


http://www.vansaircraft.com/images/infopak.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By SonoraMike
Thought I'd bump this to the top -- bump...

Thought I'd bump this to the top -- bump...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By SonoraMike
Fathers Day Fly in at O22 - Columbia CA

http://www.airnav.com/airport/O22
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2005, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By SonoraMike
None of those sportair classes are anywhere near...

None of those sportair classes are anywhere near me...

just called up to OR and added the training project to my order, now to start buying tools...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2005, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By SonoraMike
Is this #3 in Daves 12 step list above? RV...

Is this #3 in Daves 12 step list above?

RV Training Project (http://www.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/catalog.cgi?ident=1117032703-20-294&browse=misc&product=training-project)
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2005, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By SonoraMike
thats what I keep telling myself, and I think...

thats what I keep telling myself, and I think that I believe it.

then when I float the fact that I'm considering building past either of the cfi's that I fly with I keep hearing the horror stories...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-24-2005, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By SonoraMike
holy cow, what have i done....

ordered my info pack and my preview plans today. god help me, I have no business ordering this stuff. I keep hoping that the spirit of Kevin Costner will invade me and fill me with a modified...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2005, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By SonoraMike
I have a pair of those that I bought as a...

I have a pair of those that I bought as a beginning student. They seemed to work well on the whole for the price. with all the other costs associated with being a beginning student these were a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-29-2005, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By SonoraMike
i'm not a man of large carriage... yet. 6'3,...

i'm not a man of large carriage... yet. 6'3, 230. I just like the idea of all that possible room when solo. besides, its fun to talk about.

FLAP HANDLE! :eek:
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-29-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By SonoraMike
ha! Think of this idea as an "RV8 for...

ha!


Think of this idea as an "RV8 for widebodies"...


Thats a good call, if this idea flew (heh heh) you could actually leave both sticks in and fly it 2 handed, or either from the left or the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-29-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By SonoraMike
odd thought - single seat 7?

I'm still in the "which should I build?" phase, but was daydreaming last night on a long drive home and wondered about the ability to take a -7 model and customize the cockpit as a single seater. A...
Forum: GPS 04-26-2005, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By SonoraMike
palm, copilot, flight-master, handheld gps of...

palm, copilot, flight-master, handheld gps of choice. i use both a magellan 315 and an older garmin 90. don't pay attention to the gps, the CoPilot/Flight-Master combo is a great setup
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By SonoraMike
sending good thoughts in the pilots direction

sending good thoughts in the pilots direction
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By SonoraMike
Hey Danny, No, I'm in Central Calif, near...

Hey Danny,

No, I'm in Central Calif, near Yosemite. Wish I could give you a hand, but good luck and keep bucking
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By SonoraMike
Bucking rivets, building karma

I'm thinking that I might be a prospective -7 buyer at some point, and as such I'd like to start to get familiar with the whole rivet and sheetmetal thing -- if it doesn't get me greasy, have a...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 04-15-2005, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,279
Posted By SonoraMike
Palm Tungsten, CoPilot from Laurie Davis (free)...

Palm Tungsten, CoPilot from Laurie Davis (free) coupled with Flight-Master ($50) with an inexpensive handheld GPS. won't get you fully IFR (so far as I know the GPS needs to be panel mounted and IFR...
Showing results 1 to 27 of 27

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:16 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.