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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (6/6/2020 - 6/7/2020)

A 6-ship (5 RVs) flew over my house Friday 6:45pm. Some friends doing a High School graduation thing over a stadium. They were waiting for the TOT time and did a lap over my neighborhood.

20...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-31-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RE: Posting rules violations.

Please excuse the interruption....

If an aviation-oriented business who doesn’t advertise on VAF tries to solicit your business through the Private Message (PM) or email features of the VAF Forums,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,728
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-29-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation Shecduled VAF Downtime (Sat 6-8am)

A quick note that from 6a-8a Dallas, TX time Saturday morning, the forums *may* be unavailable during some database maintenance.

Sorry for any hiccups.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-25-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RV-15 Catchphrase

...words sent to me by someone who wishes to remain anon. I took a stab at the visual.

With a nod to the late Chris...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're in the right sub-forum (Aircraft Camping)...

You're in the right sub-forum (Aircraft Camping) but you need to, once in there, select 'From Beginning' in the drop down box at the bottom of the page. I show 3 pages of posts going back to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-22-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Welcome to the greatest hobby on Earth, and...

Welcome to the greatest hobby on Earth, and welcome!!!!!

v/r,dr:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,330
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Ron, What a great looking panel! I'm on the...

Ron,

What a great looking panel!

I'm on the other end of the spectrum, I guess. My RV-6 started plain jane (steam) and morphed into 'fancy glass' over the course of 15 years. It sure made...
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,158
Posted By DeltaRomeo
One of those never ending debates <g>.

Build what you think you want and figure out how to fly it later would be my .02. I didn't have a pilot's license when I started construction of my RV-6 twenty some odd years ago. I got my TW...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Many congrats Darwin!!!! v/r,dr

Many congrats Darwin!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-19-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You have to be logged into your account to see...

You have to be logged into your account to see those share links. If you're on somebody else's SM site (or your own), you can always right-click on a picture and select 'Open in New Window'. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,006
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (5/16/2020 - 5/17/2020)

...getting it started. It rained all day on Saturday here in N. TX. :(

Sunday a pickup formation practice on short notice. All is better...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-13-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By DeltaRomeo
BHII

'Borrowed Horse II'

Outstanding news Jaybird!!!! I miss seeing you in an -8. Something about the world isn't right when an -8 isn't parked near you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,692
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (5/9/2020 - 5/10/2020)

We had good Wx in N.TX on Saturday, and the area was clobbered with airplane traffic. Seven RVs or so were either in the air, about to fly or just back when I showed to pick up some tools for the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-06-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,608
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Boy that went sideways fast...

Oh my. ‘Civil’ is literally the third word on the front page of VansAirForce.net, so you’ll understand why I’m locking this thread. I went back and cleaned up some of the posts. I thought that...
Forum: RV-10 05-06-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding news Shawn!

What an accomplishment!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,226
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,185
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Now that's funny right there....

...I don't care whatcha say <g>.

Nice!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,908
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Yessssssss!!!!!!!!

Many congrats Carl!

Wishing you a fun and squalk-free phase one.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-26-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up What an eclectic bunch of people we get to...

What an eclectic bunch of people we get to interact with in this hobby. Awesome.

I miss hair....
Forum: VAF Group Buys / Discounts 04-23-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,228
Posted By DeltaRomeo
PCU5000X Group Buy

Hello VAF Members,

Itís been a while since we posted our last PCU5000X propeller governor group buy. Our plan is to run a group buy exclusively for Vans Air Force Members starting today and running...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By DeltaRomeo
When I stopped in at ATP last year with my...

When I stopped in at ATP last year with my checkbook in hand looking for a ME course, they politely told me to get lost. Something about the pilot demand being so huge they were only accepting 'zero...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congratulations!!!! I got my Commercial in my...

Congratulations!!!!

I got my Commercial in my RV-6 also - not the easiest platform for the maneuvers, but doable.

As for the ME rating, I found a local outfit that owned a Diamond 42 and knocked it...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 04-19-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 159,617
Posted By DeltaRomeo
LOL. I'd prefer a Cub-like Van's a/c, but I'd be...

LOL.

I'd prefer a Cub-like Van's a/c, but I'd be happy with ANY high wing STOL Van's a/c that I could fly in the hot summer with the windows open in the shade.

;^)
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 04-19-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 159,617
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Why would computer company Apple ever want to...

Why would computer company Apple ever want to venture into the cellular phone market in 2007 when there were already nearly 60 cell phones already available by 2006? Because they had a loyal...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-17-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By DeltaRomeo
That was so enjoyable to watch Jon. Thank you!!!!

Full screen and I watched it twice.

I've been doing some sim work at CAE in the Phenom 300, and you almost always do the VOR Rwy 4 circle to 13R at Kennedy. I've only seen the airport in the sim...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By DeltaRomeo
The Restorative Power of Flight

[ed. From the 4/16/2020 edition of www.VansAirForce.net (http://www.VansAirForce.net) (#5,063) v/r,dr]

I went out to the airport Wednesday morning with the best of RV intentions. But having passed...
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,318
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome to the jungle! :)

Welcome to the jungle! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations!!!!! Beautiful plane you have...

Congratulations!!!!!

Beautiful plane you have there. Many happy returns and flights sir!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,474
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Great news!!!!!!

Great news!!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,895
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up VAF Anniversary

Today makes 13 years since I bet the family farm on VAF as my full time job. In 2007 when I took this leap, I had no idea 2008 would carry with it such an economic downturn. "Surely that won't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,008
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Thank you!!! (picture)

Thank you for the kind words!!!

I got permission to use this picture. This is a pretty tired me after landing in my S7 (sim #7), the last day of two weeks of ground school and sim hops. What an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,474
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thanks for the update Smokey. Prayers for your...

Thanks for the update Smokey. Prayers for your friend (and all those suffering from CV). v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,502
Posted By DeltaRomeo
She saw the site and texted me back with: "Up...

She saw the site and texted me back with:

"Up yours Coronovirus!!!"

Here here! Thanks for the kind words folks. She's a wonderful daughter and I'm lucky to have her in my life.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,346
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Fresh oil, top off the tanks, pull the positive...

Fresh oil, top off the tanks, pull the positive lead on the battery. Sounds like a fine plan. Having said that, I haven't started my RV in two months (panel stuff) and did none of those things...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,775
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (3/14-15/2020)

....getting it started. Some RV folks went to the STOL competition at KGLE, but it was rainy and I think they drove.
Forum: Texas (North) 03-08-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,400
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Mark, there are many sites online, but I found...

Mark, there are many sites online, but I found this one first:

https://howmuch.net/articles/true-cost-living

It lets you drag around a map and see what is left over to live on after taxes,...
Forum: RV-14 02-29-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,983
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations Ken!!!!

Outstanding news sir!
Wishing you a smooth phase 1.
All the best,
Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-29-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,552
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,416
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-20-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,510
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Allan, I'm so very sorry. As Darwin just said,...

Allan,

I'm so very sorry. As Darwin just said, there really are no words...

If you need anything, please don't hesitate to ask.

Doug
Forum: Job Board 02-16-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Got a side gig.

This past Friday I was offered a part time right seat gig a couple mornings a week at a local DFW simulator in their Embraer Phenom 100 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embraer_Phenom_100)/300...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,931
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations!!!!

Mucho contrats on the first flight and wishing a painless phase 1.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-02-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Very nice sir! Beautiful countryside you have...

Very nice sir! Beautiful countryside you have there.
v/r,dr
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-29-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome and congrats!!!! v/r,dr

Welcome and congrats!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congratulations on your first flight and wishing...

Congratulations on your first flight and wishing you a smooth PHASE 1!!!!

Outstanding accomplishment and wishing you many decades of enjoyable flight!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,588
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (1/17-19/2020)

....gettin her started.

I spent some quality time upside down under the panel.

v/r,dr
Forum: Rocket 01-17-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,310
Posted By DeltaRomeo
+1 !!!! Wow. So glad they got it back on the...

+1 !!!!

Wow. So glad they got it back on the ground.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-10-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I’m with Paul, but going smaller these...

I’m with Paul, but going smaller these days....

Lately I’ve been leaving my iPad in the backpack as a spare and have been using my iPhone 11 as my primary EFB (recently replaced a 5-yr old iPhone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're going to laugh, but it's a stock iPhone 11...

You're going to laugh, but it's a stock iPhone 11 and its camera app (using the 'slo mo' configuration). The hard part is getting the pilots to take off and land perpendicular to where you're...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're very welcome Martin! If you haven't seen...

You're very welcome Martin!

If you haven't seen them, the links are (they are on the front page in the 1/3/2020 edition of VansAirForce.net...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Here you go sir! Top sticky in the classified...

Here you go sir! Top sticky in the classified section:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=69987

v/r,dr

[ed. THREE replies in the same minute.....gotta love it. v/r,dr]
Forum: RV-14 12-23-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,943
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Merry Christmas Tim! That sure made me smile. ...

Merry Christmas Tim! That sure made me smile. v/r,dr
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-23-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,420
Posted By DeltaRomeo
All good discussion, and I really enjoy thinking...

All good discussion, and I really enjoy thinking about the future RV models….

Maybe I’m so passionate about being offered this RV ‘Super Cub’ because of where fate put me at birth. Due to the humid...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-22-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,420
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I have an RV dream…and it starts with a 2-place...

I have an RV dream…and it starts with a 2-place RV STOL plane based on some of the RV-8 hardware (firewall forward and tail).

High wing RV-8 with removable slats, fowler flaps, windows that open in...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-22-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,420
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Preach Bro Pat! Preach!!!!!

Preach Bro Pat! Preach!!!!!
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-22-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,420
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I respectfully disagree with Bill and those...

I respectfully disagree with Bill and those wanting the next RV to be a non-STOL 2+2.

If it won't comfortably land on a sandbar here on the Brazos I'll say thank you and pass (and I guess do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you for the update Mel!!!! I've been...

Thank you for the update Mel!!!! I've been thinking about you and Ann but didn't want to bother if you were in the middle of rehab. So glad to hear you are on the recovery side of the curve and...
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,207
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I'm hoping to get Stein to help me work out any...

I'm hoping to get Stein to help me work out any connector kinks (pun). Hopefully he can make me a dongle.

Really like how Tony blew this out of the water. Amazing work!!!!
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