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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By Dvalcik
Do ear muffs

My yellow lab took to them around the house, then I had her wear them in the truck on the way to the airport. No problems...
Forum: RV-12 04-13-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,438
Posted By Dvalcik
Really donít remember which document I sent, but...

Really donít remember which document I sent, but documents on my website
http://rv12pilot.com. Under rv12 documents
Forum: Northeast 02-26-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By Dvalcik
Jim Watts at KBST - Belfast Me balances props or...

Jim Watts at KBST - Belfast Me balances props or Dave if you want to go south vs north - Email me if you need more info
Forum: Northeast 02-19-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 47,708
Posted By Dvalcik
Brent, Remember lots of practice flying out of...

Brent, Remember lots of practice flying out of Maine, most runways have Ice and KBST seams to be at least 50 percent of the time when we want to fly on weekends - so landing at Alton Bay is some what...
Forum: Northeast 02-17-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 47,708
Posted By Dvalcik
Alton Bay Feb 2018

Cold crisp day in Maine and conditions were most likey the best they would be before Alton Bay closes, so off we went. Short hour flight with Temps -15c at 3000 feet and plenty of sun shine we...
Forum: ADS-B 01-31-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By Dvalcik
I agree :D

I agree :D
Forum: Northeast 01-29-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 47,708
Posted By Dvalcik
Checking with Paul re: conditions on Friday. If...

Checking with Paul re: conditions on Friday. If it is smooth a few of us are planning to arrive 9 am
Forum: RV-12 01-22-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Dvalcik
Iím 6í4 and cut the foam wedge in half and...

Iím 6í4 and cut the foam wedge in half and stuffed it back in the case
Forum: RV-12 01-15-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,705
Posted By Dvalcik
If your alignment is very close and you are not...

If your alignment is very close and you are not hitting anywhere go get a tailpipe expander from Harbor Freight and slowly line-it up by expand it slowly. Slide the other pin in...
Forum: RV-12 12-31-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 73,849
Posted By Dvalcik
No stock RV12 canopy

No stock RV12 canopy
Forum: RV-12 12-31-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 73,849
Posted By Dvalcik
2017 favorite in-flight photo

This was taken by Brent C from his RV12 of Mark B (Skunkworks) and me somewhere over Ohio or Indiana on our way to Oshkosh.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Mark and Dave by Brent.jpg

Brent thanks again...
Forum: RV-12 12-29-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By Dvalcik
Last flight for 2017 - cold day in Maine

My last flight for 2017, cold day in Belfast. -17c and -23c @ 3000 ft. Got the chance to get close to 40 min of flight time searching for warm air, but no luck (just cold).

I installed the...
Forum: Northeast 12-22-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By Dvalcik
Happy Holidays to all

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/holiday-2017.jpg

Wishing everyone a happy Holiday with smooth clear blue sky's in 2018. At this time of the year enjoy your family and friends.
Forum: Northeast 12-19-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By Dvalcik
As a true transplanted Texan, I agree with your...

As a true transplanted Texan, I agree with your comments. We love it up here, on a side note I am trying to arrange a flyin at Loring for the spring. ( More to come )
Forum: Northeast 12-18-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By Dvalcik
See you then :D have a great holiday Captain if...

See you then :D have a great holiday

Captain if Alton Bay opens before Feb 24th we can schedule a breakfast or lunch gathering :)

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/alton bay 05.jpg

....
Forum: Northeast 12-17-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By Dvalcik
Flying in Maine Dec 16, 2017

Yesterday a gaggle of 5 RVs headed to breakfast (2 RV7s, RV8, RV9, & RV12). We had some snow in the week that made it a little difficult to get out planes out of the hangers due to the ice since all...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-03-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 125,141
Posted By Dvalcik
Visiting my Grandson and brought him a VAF...

Visiting my Grandson and brought him a VAF toddler hat and a t-shirt I had made for our lobster flyin ths year. He wore the hat all day and wouldn’t take it off till bed. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,102
Posted By Dvalcik
After the text and email about the demise of...

After the text and email about the demise of NavWorx I called John at GRT and order a EchoUAT since I already had a SafeFly GPS installed with my recent panel upgrade. ...
Forum: ADS-B 10-19-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,658
Posted By Dvalcik
I would join a class action - but nothing to gain

I would join a class action - but nothing to gain
Forum: ADS-B 10-19-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,658
Posted By Dvalcik
Angry Is the nail in the coffin

Text I recieved today:

Dallas Avionics, Inc.

Effective immediately, Dallas Avionics, Inc. has discontinued distribution and support all NavWorx products.

All pre-orders for NavWorx products,...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-09-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By Dvalcik
Bill our Belfast Lobster flyin is Mid Sept. We...

Bill our Belfast Lobster flyin is Mid Sept. We had bad weather this year and only 12 RV were able to get in, but year before we had 50+ for that flyin. With a large number coming in for the Friday...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-07-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By Dvalcik
Fall flight of 3 in Maine going to visit a RV14 build in Rangeley

Flight of 3 RV out of Belfast went on a Saturday mission to visit Allan’s RV14 build in Rangeley. Took off and then low ceilings diverted us as we got close to the mountain range, so we headed south...
Forum: Northeast 09-18-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,941
Posted By Dvalcik
Marvin and Glen You weren't alone I received 12...

Marvin and Glen

You weren't alone I received 12 emails from other RVrs that couldn't make it along with 18 messages prior to Friday.

We will hope for good weather next year
Forum: Northeast 09-17-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,941
Posted By Dvalcik
The fly in is great event sharing the local...

The fly in is great event sharing the local airport with the community

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/17 fly 10.jpg

This little guy in my plane with a big future RV Grin


http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/17 fly...
Forum: Northeast 09-17-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,941
Posted By Dvalcik
Belfast Lobster Flyin - Debrief

Mother Nature wasn't too kind this year, but we still had a good time for those who could make it to Belfast Maine. Due the the weather we had 18 RVrs call or email cancelling their trip early. ...
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dvalcik
Short trip around Belfast

Today 5 ships to Knox County Airport to visit the Owls Head Transportation Museum. Vintage vehicles (aircraft, cars & more) are on display inside & around a cavernous...
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dvalcik
Starts @ 7:00 and goes till 2:00 ish

Starts @ 7:00 and goes till 2:00 ish
Forum: Northeast 09-13-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dvalcik
Last I heard the Yankee Clipper had rooms. We...

Last I heard the Yankee Clipper had rooms. We will be at the airport most of the afternoon Friday - ask for the Fly-in rates (listed on Page one) should be able to find transportation for you....
Forum: Northeast 09-12-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dvalcik
Let it begin

4 ships arrive today to start the Lobster Fly-in

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin 17_1.jpg

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin 17_2.jpg

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/flyin...
Forum: Northeast 09-11-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dvalcik
Hoping for good weather this weekend

Hoping for good weather this weekend
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Dvalcik
Mods that make the RV12 heater more...

Mods that make the RV12 heater more effective.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=54506

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=134583
Forum: Northeast 09-01-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dvalcik
Updated Rental and hotel rates - Lobster Fly-in

Updated Rates for Hotels and rental cars for those who are coming in on Friday for the Lobster get-together on Friday
Forum: RV-12 08-22-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,564
Posted By Dvalcik
Nice photo Scott

Nice photo Scott
Forum: RV-12 08-20-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,072
Posted By Dvalcik
Thumbs up Sensenich PIREP customer service

I stopped by the Sensenich booth while at Oshkosh. I had a few nicks and chips on my blades from debris from the taxiways over the last 5 years. I had done some small cosmetic repairs over the...
Forum: Northeast 08-18-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By Dvalcik
KBST Lobster Flyin - Belfast Maine

4 weeks out - hope to see the usual cast of characters and meet new friends.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/tshirt 3rd.jpg

I will be ordering t-shirts for this years flyin for the VAF Pilots by the 28th....
Forum: RV-12 08-11-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,239
Posted By Dvalcik
Outstanding

Nice video footage and editing!
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Dvalcik
+1 on the comment and it was good seeing you in...

+1 on the comment and it was good seeing you in KOSH. Hope you make it up for the Lobster Fly-In on Sept 15-16
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Dvalcik
RV12s

There are 3 Rv12s that go bor breakfast on a regular basis out of PA, MD, NJ (Skunkworks, David12, and Brentpilot). PM them and I am sure the would be happy to talk
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,239
Posted By Dvalcik
http://Rv12pilot.com/vaf/kosh 2017...

http://Rv12pilot.com/vaf/kosh 2017 rv12s.Jpg

Scott it was good to meet you. Here's a photo of Brent, Scott, Mark & David's RV12s parked in HBC.
Forum: RV-12 07-31-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,239
Posted By Dvalcik
😀

Scott you raised the quality of the neighborhood :D I was good meeting you.
Forum: RV-12 07-30-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,239
Posted By Dvalcik
Smile Oshkosh RV12 Photos and PREPS add yours

Returned from Oshkosh after fighting head winds both ways, I thought hitting 25-30 winds going west I would get the tailwinds on my return. (NOT) we saw mostly 30 - 40 on the nose going back to...
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By Dvalcik
2017 Oshkosh RV12 Gathering

Today 30+ RV12 builders got together at the Home Built Camping Pavilion.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Oshkosh rv12 gathering.JPG

If anyone wants the original size photos us the link...
Forum: RV-12 07-14-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By Dvalcik
Jeff find me when you get inn we will be camping...

Jeff find me when you get inn we will be camping in the HBC hope to arrive on Sat Morning

I hear you are getting close to flying your new bird. :D
Forum: RV-12 07-14-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By Dvalcik
Don Count me in It wil be good to see you.

Don

Count me in It wil be good to see you.
Forum: Northeast 07-13-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,402
Posted By Dvalcik
We are starting to get a good turn out. It will...

We are starting to get a good turn out. It will be interested on who gets the farthest RV flying in. :). I am taking off that week and may are planning on coming that week also, so there will be a...
Forum: Reviews 07-10-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Dvalcik
+1 for great customer service

+1 for great customer service
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-10-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,960
Posted By Dvalcik
Maine

Ron,

Do you need a place to stay in Maine (Tue or Wed) Email
Forum: Northeast 07-04-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,402
Posted By Dvalcik
Hope you can make it - its still early but it...

Hope you can make it - its still early but it looks like a good turnout expecally for the dinner on Friday.
Forum: RV-12 07-01-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,429
Posted By Dvalcik
3 rv12s from the Northest. We hope to arrive on...

3 rv12s from the Northest. We hope to arrive on Sat weather dependent :)
Forum: Northeast 06-30-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,402
Posted By Dvalcik
Great and see you at Oshkosh home built camping

Great and see you at Oshkosh home built camping
Forum: Northeast 06-29-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,402
Posted By Dvalcik
http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/youtube-eaa-17.jpg http...

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/youtube-eaa-17.jpg


https://youtu.be/nyAkebA_VMY

.
Forum: Northeast 06-29-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,402
Posted By Dvalcik
3rd Annual Lobster Fly-in Belfast Maine

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/EAA-Cover.jpg


Plans are underway for the 3rd Annual Lobster fly-in hosted by Belfast’s EAA chapter 1434. We have put in an order for great weather over the east coast for...
Forum: RV-12 06-18-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,163
Posted By Dvalcik
Ron looks good - I see the VPX - I put one in...

Ron looks good - I see the VPX - I put one in also. Your going to have a nice bird.
Forum: RV-12 06-18-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,163
Posted By Dvalcik
Nice panel :D How much room do you have with the...

Nice panel :D

How much room do you have with the Canopy frame? My panel is close and just barely fits. How thick is the bezel on the Garmin?

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/new panel_10.jpg

Look at...
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,840
Posted By Dvalcik
Thumbs up Do it

Write the check:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By Dvalcik
ARTEX 345 ELT help

Does anyone know where to find the default setting for the GPS input for the Artex 345?

What setting does it come from the manufacturer as default?

4800 baud and will only accept NMEA
9600 baud...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,547
Posted By Dvalcik
Delta our lab full name "Delta Oscar Golf" loves...

Delta our lab full name "Delta Oscar Golf" loves to fly :D

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Delta 050716a.jpg

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Delta050716b.jpg

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/Delta050716c.jpg
Forum: RV-12 05-27-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,836
Posted By Dvalcik
Congrats!!!! :D

Congrats!!!!

:D
Forum: RV-12 05-27-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By Dvalcik
I built mine in 2 1/2 weeks working full time -...

I built mine in 2 1/2 weeks working full time - they go quick especially the second one. Order the fuse kit now :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By Dvalcik
+1 call Bill at Upnorthaviation...

+1 call Bill at Upnorthaviation
http://www.upnorthaviation.com/
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-25-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Dvalcik
Very similar to RockRack, not sure if RockRack is...

Very similar to RockRack, not sure if RockRack is still in business. After reviewing their site components and accessories look identical.

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/rockrack1.jpg

Love them and now...
Forum: RV-12 05-25-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,342
Posted By Dvalcik
No problem

My plane coming back from paint - with padding overlapped but side by side underneath

http://rv12pilot.com/vaf/IMG_0771.PNG

I help haul Marks's aka - skunkworks RV12 on a different trailer. The...
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