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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-08-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 754
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Help Keep VAF Online

I've updated the donation page as of 9/6. Hopefully without sounding too panicked, only 961 people have sent in an honor system donation this year to date for a total of roughly $18,000 after taxes....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,023
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Outstanding news, Brian. Very happy for...

Outstanding news, Brian. Very happy for you!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,023
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I am SOOOOO glad to be reading that a) Kris'...

I am SOOOOO glad to be reading that a) Kris' health is better and b) you're getting your pride and joy back!!!!! This might be the best post I've read in months.

What great...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-11-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,931
Posted By DeltaRomeo
This.........

This.........
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,545
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Surprisingly, I found it really quite easy to...

Surprisingly, I found it really quite easy to find DPEs around me that would do the IFR checkride in an RV. I did mine in the family RV-6.

Maybe it various around the country. Real...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 08-08-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By DeltaRomeo
List updated 8/7/19

http://www.vansairforce.net/AccidentsAndSynopsis.htm

PDF document listing (712) RV probable cause documents, sorted by most recently released probable cause documents.

Read, learn, discuss and fly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Morning gang, 'Free' picture hosting sites...

Morning gang,

'Free' picture hosting sites eventually go away - you get what you pay for. I'm surprised Tinypic lasted as long as it did.

Please give...
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,529
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What Are These RV-10 QB Wings Worth?

...help me decide what to ask for them (a poll)

This is a little different for the site. A friend (update: from dry New Mexico) delivered his ten year old (I think) standard kit built RV-10 wings...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,689
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Red Marron and Bob Brashear!

Red Marron and Bob Brashear!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-21-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,882
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'19 Picture Links and PIREPs

If you get some pictures online somewhere, please put a link in this thread if you get a chance so we can follow along virtually!

Thank you!!!

v/r, dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up (from mothership) "GOOD news , we just received a...

(from mothership)
"GOOD news , we just received a batch in –after having them on order for more than a year, and a lot less money."
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By DeltaRomeo
John, If I ever had to sell my RV-6 I’d create a...

John,

If I ever had to sell my RV-6 I’d create a folder in one of the cloud-based photo hosting sites (I currently use SmugMug.com), and would upload the hundreds and hundreds of photographs I have...
Forum: Texas (North) 06-26-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By DeltaRomeo
David, keep me in the loop. You can throw your...

David, keep me in the loop. You can throw your RV in my hangar for a couple days, sir.

v/r,dr
Forum: Texas (North) 06-17-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Looking forward to your move to N.Texas! Reach...

Looking forward to your move to N.Texas! Reach out to the 52F Apt Mgr Rob Reece at AeroValleyAirport@gmail.com if you haven't already. He's the guy who has the list of space when it's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAFcast #5 is now online (Podcast).

30 minutes of RV vitamins and minerals if you're so inclined.

http://www.vansairforce.net/VAFcast.htm

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-06-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,930
Posted By DeltaRomeo
The VAF Courtesy Car Warning Light Challenge

So you know about the VAF list of courtesy cars and food (http://www.vansairforce.net/VAFCCL.htm), right? Well, the other weekend an RV bud sent me the picture below of all the warning lights that...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-06-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hi Richard! I'd be happy to add it. Just so you...

Hi Richard! I'd be happy to add it. Just so you know, if you're logged in you can also add it. If you don't add it, I will.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Bill, folks like you are what make this site so...

Bill, folks like you are what make this site so special!!!!


Kindest and best,
Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By DeltaRomeo
https://www.geek.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/pi...

https://www.geek.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/picard-facepalm-face-palm.jpg

Brad Pitt has nothing to worry about, but I was happy and honored to help out Greg when he asked. He even left in the...
Forum: Safety 05-29-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,851
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Texas (North) 05-18-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Good thinking Dan! The rain was so hard here it...

Good thinking Dan! The rain was so hard here it came inside the house through some brick weepholes that I *thought* the drainage was adequate around.

More work ;^)
Forum: Texas (North) 05-18-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Addresses...

https://hardeightbbq.com/locations/

v/r,dr
Forum: Texas (North) 05-16-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By DeltaRomeo
AC, I'm at 52F early Friday morning if you come...

AC,

I'm at 52F early Friday morning if you come out.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-14-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RV-12iS Pics from Van Cave Visit (5/14/19)

I'd like to thank Greg for visiting yesterday evening and today!

About 15 people showed from start to finish, Greg gave a ride, tacos were consumed and pics taken.

Greg is on his way to CO as I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,559
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Way to go Steve!

Many congrats on the first flight and wishing you an uneventful Phase 1.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,599
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Inbound Texas: Track Greg Online

1320Z 5/13/19:

If you would like to track Greg's trip to the Van Cave you can go to www.flightradar24.com and put N912VA in the search window.

Also, if you have the free FlightRadar24 app you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Eric! We'll help all we can to steer ya...

Welcome Eric!

We'll help all we can to steer ya through 'the madness'. <g>.

We've all been there. It's doable!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-03-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,489
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Jaw. On. Floor.

I agree with others that a) this is a beautiful bike and b) I bet plans would sell.

Simply beautiful!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sorry to hear you’re thinking about selling your...

Sorry to hear you’re thinking about selling your RV.

Just offering this up as a plan ‘B’, many dozens of people have successfully sold their RV’s using just the classifieds here. It doesn’t cost...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-23-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,389
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Jaw. On. Floor. Awesome! Thank you for sharing. ...

Jaw. On. Floor. Awesome!

Thank you for sharing. We're greening up here in TX - what a contrast!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Danny sure made it easy! I'm still getting the...

Danny sure made it easy! I'm still getting the hang of this thing, so it's always a gift to have a guest like Sky. Thanks for the kind words. v/r,dr

PS:

To subscribe and have the episodes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAFcast #4 is now live: Mr. Danny King

http://www.vansairforce.net/vafcast.htm

Enjoy!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-20-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,004
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Dia, Welcome to the ‘ship’ and couldn’t agree...

Dia,

Welcome to the ‘ship’ and couldn’t agree more with your writeup on tailwheel training. I got mine with Alex D back in the day, starting with zero TW time, and after an hour or so pretty much...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Mick, mine didn't look that good. Welcome aboard...

Mick, mine didn't look that good.

Welcome aboard Sir.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-14 04-11-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By DeltaRomeo
52F. RV-6 ride offer.

...it's mostly a -7 (only cooler :)). RV-14 if you look with your eyes squinted.

Offer extended. We can fly and stuff. Fiddle with the knobs and demonstrate (travel mode). You'll be hooked -...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Twelve Year Anniversary

April 4, 2019. Issue #4,795

Anniversary. 12 years ago today my wife and I took a leap of faith and I left the corporate world to run www.VansAirForce.net as our family's primary source of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-03-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,186
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Paul / Beth Duff

video:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1336591
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-31-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,186
Posted By DeltaRomeo
SnF 2019 Photo Links

I thought I'd start the thread if anybody gets a folder online from the event. Just reply to this thread if you have a URL to share. And thank you!

v/r,dr
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-29-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What Tom told me was most of these units are for...

What Tom told me was most of these units are for flight testing (if I remember right). I saw one unit on the test stand.
Forum: RV-10 03-23-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,213
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up CONGRATULATIONS SIR!!!!!! Outstanding news and...

CONGRATULATIONS SIR!!!!!! Outstanding news and huge milestone!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,173
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAFcast #3 is now online: Axel Alvarez

VAFcast #3 features Mr. Axel Alvarez. 40 min. podcast. Axel built and flies a fastback RV-4 and took time to talk with me on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Listen in your browser and/or download to...
Forum: Northeast 03-21-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Welcome Sir!

Paul,

I see a lot of people beat me to the welcome, but just wanted to send a wave from Texas and welcome you (like others have done) to the greatest hobby on Earth.

You're going to have a great...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,480
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RV Law of …

A stab at comedy. I’ll get the ball rolling with:


"RV Law of Clean Leading Edges / Dirty Belly"
If you just clean the leading edge of your wings after a flight, the longer a visitor stares at them...
Forum: Texas (North) 03-14-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Happy to help Sir! If bad Wx comes we can stow...

Happy to help Sir! If bad Wx comes we can stow your bird in the Van Cave and you can borrow the Accord to get back/forth to McKinney.

v/r,dr
Forum: Texas (North) 03-14-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By DeltaRomeo
PM and email sent

I have room and a car if you need it.

v/r,dr
Forum: California 03-08-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,586
Posted By DeltaRomeo
(From Mothership) NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS – SALES TAX COLLECTION

"If you live in California, we need to make you aware of a change that’s been required by the state related to the collection of sales tax.

The State of California will require Van’s Aircraft to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,660
Posted By DeltaRomeo
In my inbox this a.m.....

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SUPERIOR AIR PARTS ANNOUNCES IT IMPLEMENTING AN IMMEDIATE AND MANDATORY

BUY-BACK PROGRAM FOR ALL XP-382 AND XP-400 EXPERIMENTAL ENGINES

The company is contacting each...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,398
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Well that didn't take long...

....when it finally gets to talk of the Constitution and Governments it's time to close it per the posting rules.

Rule #3: http://www.vansairforce.net/rules.htm if you'd like to give it a...
Forum: RV-10 02-14-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,246
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congrats Justin!!!! Huge...

Congrats Justin!!!!

Huge accomplishment!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-13-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 85,058
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, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,986
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, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,093
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, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,093
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: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,160
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: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,421
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, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
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, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,950
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, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
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, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,099
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, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,040
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, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,601
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome back Philippe!!!! Outstanding...

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

v/r,dr
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