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Forum: RV-10 02-14-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congrats Justin!!!! Huge...

Congrats Justin!!!!

Huge accomplishment!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-13-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 73,546
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Panel pic and neat RV-6 center console seen at Monk's.

Neat RV-6 Center Console Seen at Monk's.

In for P-mag install. Note the aileron and elevator trims. Very...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-12-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Kurt Wooten's RV-9A With Fresh Paint Job

Kurt (and friend Larry) picked up Kurt's 9A Tuesday at GLO Custom. Gorgeous paint job and blue skies made for some nice photos before BBQ. Hope you enjoy. Great looking plane. Very nice guys! ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,596
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Garmin Pilot on the iPad/iPhone <g>. Flight...

Garmin Pilot on the iPad/iPhone <g>. Flight Profile view with icing turned on. I’m guessing quite a few EFB’s offer this feature.

Larger image:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,596
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Smile Milestone: Commercial Rating (checkride in the RV-6)

Checkride this past Friday afternoon out of KWEA. DPE Joe Johnson (card below). Firm but fair, expects you to know your stuff. Know your EFB app and your weather. Detail-oriented oral w/many...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-10-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,134
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding news, Vic! Congratulations for your...

Outstanding news, Vic! Congratulations for your son!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,924
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up What wonderful news regarding your amazing...

What wonderful news regarding your amazing daughter! Thank you for update and great trip report. I smiled through the whole thing.

Made my day!

v/r,dr
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-05-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 822
Posted By DeltaRomeo
(SOLD) RV-6A PROJECT For Sale $13K

Listing for RV friend not registered...

(from Bob)
Partially complete, Out of jig, Gear legs drilled, All tail surfaces completed. Wings completed except for lower wing skins the are drilled and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,056
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Upgraded Mothership Website and Brand

....now live.

www.VansAircraft.com

Give it a look. Outstanding look and feel!!!! Very well done!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 01-31-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Mike, I had more time than money so I went with...

Mike, I had more time than money so I went with 'free'. This is how I prepared for the Instrument Written. Reference 'Installment #2'...
Forum: Safety 01-28-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you moosepileit, but I prefer to NOT have...

Thank you moosepileit, but I prefer to NOT have anonymous postings on VAF.

If someone wants to send me a picture of something they found that could be a safety concern, and they wish to remain off...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-26-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Thank you!

Steve,

I always enjoy watching your videos. I make them full screen and just enjoy the scenery (I'm a TX flatlander). This type of ride-along video for some reason is one of my favorite types...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Just FYI I have a little something in the...

Just FYI I have a little something in the works...

More to come... ;^)
Forum: Reviews 01-09-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,844
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Soon to be VAF advertiser....

....I'm waiting on the ad <g>.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-07-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Luca!

If the mothership passes on this for the 2020 calendar, can I please use it for the Feb wallpaper calendar?

That might be the prettiest RV picture I've ever seen.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,566
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome back Philippe!!!! Outstanding...

Welcome back Philippe!!!! Outstanding news!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,984
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What he said.....about the exercise and weight...

What he said.....about the exercise and weight and ADS-B. ;^)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,282
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Smile Last Day of 2018 / Thank you! / Dec 31 issue of VAF

0700 at the desk wishing you and yours a good morning and Happy New Year!

I just wanted to type up a quick note of thanks for all the people who took the time to donate in 2018 - folks who make my...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,635
Posted By DeltaRomeo
DFW ride offer.

Rich, welcome!

You and your wife come out to 52F and we'll get you both some RV time in my RV-6.

You're not crazy. Everyone else is <grin>.

v/r,dr
Forum: Texas (North) 12-16-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Not regularly planned, the Wx looked good and Jay...

Not regularly planned, the Wx looked good and Jay and I picked a spot. In hind sight we probably could have picked better - the line at the BBQ place went slow. Having said that it's one of the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-15-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 931
Posted By DeltaRomeo
TX B.C. Squadron Lunch Fly Out to KSEP 12/15/18

What I thought would be around five people ended up being a lot more. RVs showed from Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Houston and Austin in addition to some of the locals from DFW. Had a wonderful time...
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,450
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Yes. I got my tailwheel endorsement in my...

Yes. I got my tailwheel endorsement in my RV-6.

And welcome to the good ship VAF (can't believe I beat Mike to the punch).:D
Forum: Texas (North) 12-06-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up T-hangar for rent at my home field (52F)

T-hangar for rent at my home field (52F)

$375. Lights, your power expense, no water.

NW corner.

Contact: Bill Goeken. wk.goeken ‘at’ verizon ‘dot’ net and/or (817)ThreeZeroEight-1916

Tell him...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-05-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,426
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Autopilot = yes? Easy trip in a 6A. You and I...

Autopilot = yes? Easy trip in a 6A.

You and I are roughly the same weight (me 168lbs). Exact same height (5'10"). I fly an RV-6 1.5 hrs down to Houston from DFW to see my sister every so often. ...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,389
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Is your other plane a bush plane?

As an addendum to my 'Would you build an RV-Super Cub? (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1g7jgx-6MVMksVX6sNHoyUoIrXbCw_zwJ)' document that I'm gathering signatures for to see if there is interest, my...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 560
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Would you build an RV-Super Cub?

A sales pitch I'm collecting signatures for.

Read it here (and please let me know if you'd build one):
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1g7jgx-6MVMksVX6sNHoyUoIrXbCw_zwJ

Email me and I'll add...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,082
Posted By DeltaRomeo
2019 Van's Calendar Golden Ticket Winners Chime In

(starting this for those who found a ticket)

Mike G in NE Ohio
"Not the grand prize but made my heart skip a beat!
Thanks Vans!"

http://www.simviation.com/phpupload/uploads/1543761559.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-02-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,169
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Great to have you back in the RV world, Randy! ...

Great to have you back in the RV world, Randy! And it's great to see you back here on the board. Big smiles and a thumbs up from Dallas.

And I have a lot of IFR PDF docs I can send your way to...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-02-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations Greg!!!!

Congratulations Greg!!!!
Forum: Texas (North) 10-21-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,820
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Pic of downed plane....

Rob Reece and I saw the plane just barely clear the trees at the south end of the airport property. We hopped on my motorcycle and hauled A down there - fortunately we found our new friend Tom doing...
Forum: RV-10 10-20-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,625
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Outstanding!!!! Many congrats!!!! v/r,dr

Outstanding!!!! Many congrats!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,077
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I know back in the day when the factory folks...

I know back in the day when the factory folks were flying from Portland to SnF they would draw straws to see who got the RV-9A. That airfoil seemed to take the bumps a little better. Now with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,150
Posted By DeltaRomeo
http://blogs-images.forbes.com/keithflamer/files/2...

http://blogs-images.forbes.com/keithflamer/files/2017/04/MotoArt-1200x675.jpeg

Art smart - make a desk out of it....that can at least be used!!!! ;^)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-13-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 30,148
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I’m as stunned as everyone else to hear this...

I’m as stunned as everyone else to hear this horrible news. It’s a very sad time for our RV Community.

This one hurts. Just about everyone here knew of Jon.

Offering up prayers to all the family...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,671
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Nope. http://www.vansairforce.net/rules.htm...

Nope.

http://www.vansairforce.net/rules.htm please. Numbers 3 and 5.

b,d
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-01-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,737
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Very sorry for your loss, Dan.

Please let us know if there is anything else we can help with. From your writings Allen seemed like to really good guy.

Sincerest condolences.

Doug
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-26-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,069
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Chandelle Entry Speed? (commercial manuevers)

I searched 'Chandelle' in the forums and found Rick using 120-125kts for his in an RV-7A. Practicing for the commercial check ride.

Can I get some data points on what others are using as an entry...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,679
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Nope. I took my checkride in my RV-6

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=130588
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,559
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Take the reins and run with it!!!! Let me know...

Take the reins and run with it!!!!

Let me know how I can help. I serve at the pleasure of the Guy.

b,d
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,066
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hi Guy! I never got your email (was away from PC...

Hi Guy!

I never got your email (was away from PC for four hours). I don't own the LOE name, but I can't think of a better use of it. Sounds like you're the new LOE guy <grin>. Go get 'um and let...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By DeltaRomeo
And don't forget the hurricane relocation list...

And don't forget the hurricane relocation list at:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=34006

Please add your info to that thread if you can offer a spot.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,703
Posted By DeltaRomeo
And THAT is how that happens.....

Had a similar convo with the spousal unit about twenty years ago when I started building the -6. "Audrey can fly in it when she's 18." She was about three at the time....

Fast forward a few years...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 09-01-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 96,547
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I've written an 'RV-15' document summarizing...

...all my thoughts on the subject. Give it a read if you're bored, or like Super Cubs <g>.

Link:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1g7jgx-6MVMksVX6sNHoyUoIrXbCw_zwJ/view

v/r,dr
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,336
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Landed!

Wow. Amazing. Congratulations!!!!!


http://www.vansairforce.net/DE_Q3_2018/VAFDR_01%20Aug.%2031%2005.47.jpg

http://www.vansairforce.net/DE_Q3_2018/VAFDR_02%20Aug.%2031%2005.48.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,225
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hang in there Mel <g>.

First, congrats on the sale. You and Ann have been a HUGE part of my RV life. I bet that was tough to watch.

I understand you're building a high wing bush type now, so keep us in the loop on that ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,987
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Luigi, THANK YOU for posting this. I can't...

Luigi,

THANK YOU for posting this. I can't imagine how gut wrenching all this must have been for you, your family and friends. Thank you for taking the time to detail your thoughts so that we can...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-29-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,219
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Where U Been VAF'n?

...in pictures. A thread to spotlight users viewing VAF in weird places. I'll get the ball rolling.... Below under the Carvair on the ramp at KGLE (Gainesville, TX). They built 21 and this was...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,704
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding Ron!!!! Many Congrats!!!!! Cool...

Outstanding Ron!!!! Many Congrats!!!!! Cool video.

v/r,dr
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-19-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'18 Trip Writeup ...Mark Carey RV-10

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RAS_8mOunI_ZXjC3iVNsPTuYKoc9K6X0/view

20 page PDF.

(posted for Mark).
v/r,dr
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 96,547
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Looks like the Rans Clan just signed a power...

Looks like the Rans Clan just signed a power forward :D. Mike, hope you won’t blow us off - I’ve grown kind of fond of you being the unofficial ‘Walmart front door greeter’ here. :)

Congrats on...
Forum: Tools 08-14-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,441
Posted By DeltaRomeo
DIY Lifting Creeper?

Has anyone in the RV world built a DIY lifting floor creeper? Something like the guy here, but with a twist. There are a few threads about people buying lifting creepers, but I was specifically...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-07-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 96,547
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Example of Things My RV Won’t Do…but wish it would.

This morning 0800 at the ‘remote office’ 3n.m. east of my home field in the shared Cub - a 2 1/2 minute flight and maybe a cup of fuel. Dried up part of a creek/lake that some of us have started...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-05-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 96,547
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I worked up a RV high wing proposal of sorts back...

I worked up a RV high wing proposal of sorts back in 2012. You can read it at: http://www.vansairforce.net/rv-15.pdf. Back then I got 100 signatures saying they would build it - Van wanted to see...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-05-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 96,547
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up RV-Bush Plane gets my vote.

RV-Super Cub.

Please.

Modern day plans and a devoted, passionate user base. The perfect compliment to your existing RV. Total FLIGHT ENVELOPE Performance! I would order the tail kit the day...
Forum: Job Board 07-31-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 872
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Avionics Wiring Help Needed (Fort Worth, TX)

My buddy Jay Pratt is looking for a helper who is skilled at wiring up avionics in RVs. Contact info: http://www.vansairforce.net/rvcentral.htm

Give him a call if interested. The number of people...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-26-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,460
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thursday RV Formation (airshow)

Gary Sobek pictures.

Link: ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-26-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,460
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'18 Photo Album Links

....starting the annual thread, and looking forward to URLs posted here.

v/r,dr
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-20-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,576
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up I forgot stuff. Can you fly it down maybe?

Yes.

Nothing too visually pretty to report on this flight - Saharan Dust haze and brown grass. But the RV flexibility is what I was hoping to spotlight.

The spousal unit is down in Waco right now...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,116
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congrats!!!!

....and welcome to the site! I'm sure you'll have a blast with the new toy, and please keep us in the loop with your adventures <g>.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-18-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,033
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sahara Dust in N. Texas

Took these this morning and thought I would share. Very interesting morning light from the RV here in N.Texas the past couple of days (and next few). Search ‘Sahara Dust Texas...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,905
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Tom, thank you for the update.

I can't even begin to imagine what a gut check all this has been for you and your wife. Know that Susie and I have you in our prayers and stand ready to help in any way you need. Just tell us where...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,426
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I got my tailwheel endorsement in my RV-6. Had...

I got my tailwheel endorsement in my RV-6.

Had fun and glad I did it.

v/r,
dr
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