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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,077
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: 2,081
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: 2,981
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: 3,588
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: 2,075
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: 1,693
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: 2,812
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,731
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-20-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,551
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: 1,378
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: 1,869
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: 907
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: 1,087
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: 1,520
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: 2,247
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: 12,269
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: 341
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-10-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,826
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: 5,823
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
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: 905
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: 709
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: 1,775
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: 5,132
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: 5,132
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: 5,132
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: 5,132
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: 2,085
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: 28
Views: 5,054
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!!!!
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,054
Posted By DeltaRomeo
12/17/19 2254Z update

Tony Kirk sent me an updated SolidWorks model last night (Van's employee working on this after hours at home). This thing is getting pretty close to drop dead awesome. I'll let you know when I have...
Forum: Autopilots 12-16-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,054
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Update: 12/16/19

Tony Kirk, Van's Aircraft proto shop guy, sent me a few screen grabs of a 3D printable housing for a GMC507 that he mocked up over the weekend from home (non-Van's time). A work in progress, and a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,510
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What'd you do w/your RV this weekend? (12/14-15/2019)

...getting it started.

I thought a lot about a 3D printed shroud/mount for a GMC507 autopilot controller for my glare shield.

v/r,dr
Forum: Autopilots 12-12-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,054
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Mounting GMC507 on Side by Side Glare Shield?

Kicking Around an Idea I Have For My RV-6 ...dr

I'm thinking of maybe mounting a GMC 507 dedicated autopilot control in a cutout on my glare shied - centered in the middle. For the last decade I've...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,358
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thanks for the suggestion, but I'll pass on...

Thanks for the suggestion, but I'll pass on 'Likes' and the social media vibe for VAF. Why I think this way. (https://youtu.be/3E7hkPZ-HTk) . Yeah I know, I'm a Luddite. ;^)
v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,935
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (12/8-9/2019)?

...getting it started.

I'm still doing an oil change <g>.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,043
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Dear Tom, I'm so, so very sorry for your loss....

Dear Tom,

I'm so, so very sorry for your loss. Thank you for keeping us in the loop and know that we're all keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Your friend,
Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congrats!!!!

Outstanding achievement sir! Many congrats and wishing you a pain free phase 1.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're going to want to watch this if you're ordering a calendar...

Trust me - this could be WELL worth your time - like worth $750:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Huspwi3qaNo

Greg called today. Viewers of The Office will appreciate.

v/r,dr

;^)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,228
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tom, both you and Suzanne are in our prayers.

There are many things I'm thankful for in this world, and right up there at the top is that I get to interact with people like you and Suzanne. You are both in our prayers.

Friends always,
Doug,...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 11-24-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,571
Posted By DeltaRomeo
So glad to read that you and Terry are OK!!!

Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you get your plane back in the air faster (help you find somebody with a QB wing that can ship you their tank, etc). Standing by if you need...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,303
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,020
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Bob, I'm so sorry for your loss.

You wrote a wonderful tribute to your obviously wonderful mother, and I enjoyed every single word of it.

Keeping your family in our thoughts.

Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,043
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend. (Nov 16-17, 2019)

Randy, Rob and I flew over to Breckenridge, TX Friday early to look at an airplane restoration project. The Wx was cold (31*F) but the air was still and smooth. I took a quick pic of the RVs on the...
Forum: Reviews 11-13-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By DeltaRomeo
My New NEBO Flashlight...a short review. Mostly pics.

I bought this online last week for my extra paper routes (needed big red light for filling out forms while in cruise at night). You recharge with your USB port, you could probably blind someone at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,099
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (11/9-10/2019)?

...getting it started.

Flew a friend over to KADS so he could re-position a PC-12. I'd forgotten how busy it is on the ground at Addison. Waited at the departure end for 20 minutes to take...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-02-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,927
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Don, you echoed my thoughts exactly. David, you...

Don, you echoed my thoughts exactly.

David, you will be missed. Thank you for all the years of online friendship. Thoughts and prayers to all his family and friends.

dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,064
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What’d you do w/your RV this weekend?(11/2-3/2019)

...git'n this weekend's thread started. v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAFcast #7 is online (the VAF podcast)

You can listen to it online in your browser, or download it to your smart device for playback in your vehicle. Interviewed is Mr. James Walsh (RV-4 owner).

Hope you enjoy.

FMI: ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,228
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Have a wonderful two week break....

....and let me know if I can help spread the news about any TS Flightline stuff you need spread out while you're away. Here to help and standing by.

Your friends,

Doug and Susie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,652
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What'd you do w/your RV this weekend? (10/26-27/2019)

...getting things rolling. v/r,dr
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-25-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congrats Mr. Blake!

Outstanding news sir! Many thousands of happy flights and an enjoyable Phase 1 to you.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,496
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding news!

Thanks for the update and enjoy your RV-8!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,520
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What'd you do w/your RV this weekend? (10/19-20/2019)

...getting the ball rolling.
v/r,dr
Forum: RV-14 10-19-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you Jon.

Outstanding presentation. Thank you for taking the time to do this. Related, there are several sites that walk you through DIY anodizing.
Link: ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Sir!!!!

Bonjour Gordon. Bienvenue sur le site.

Welcome to the greatest hobby on Earth! Thanks for joining and looking forward to your RV adventures!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Outstanding Steven!!!!

Congrats on the first flight sir!!!!! Many happy returns and a pleasing phase one!

Well done!!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,695
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-11-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 54,350
Posted By DeltaRomeo
One of the best motivational RV videos I've seen

Just breathtaking!!!! Outstanding work sir! Watched every second, forwarded to my kids and que'd it up as the top story Monday on VAF.

You're motivating thousands of builders and owners with this....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-10-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,866
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Petit Jean 2019 Pictures and Picture links

...starting the thread...
v/r,dr
Forum: RV-10 10-08-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,538
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Larry!!!! Way to go man!!!!! ...

Larry!!!!

Way to go man!!!!! Outstanding!!!!

And thank you for your service.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,914
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,216
Posted By DeltaRomeo
So few options ....

...and it looks like some solid airmanship to get it in a small, small area.

Very grateful they are alive and hope they recover quickly.

Prayers,
dr
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