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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,624
Posted By Stitch462
Late 1986 I was stationed in Germany working...

Late 1986 I was stationed in Germany working F-15s, had a jet go to Rota on a XC trip and break. Pilot left the jet in the good hands of the Navy's Transit Line folks and took the rotator home. Got...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-13-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,326
Posted By Stitch462
Thoughts and prayers. Tailwinds brother. CAVU

Thoughts and prayers.

Tailwinds brother.

CAVU
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-26-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By Stitch462
Spitfire. Go with a "warbird" paint job! ...

Spitfire. Go with a "warbird" paint job! :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-09-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 89,311
Posted By Stitch462
Cooler temps and lots of rain. Please FWD out...

Cooler temps and lots of rain. Please FWD out west where we have wildfires like crazy all over the place and record setting high temperatures. Expecting 103+ at KSFF today. What may be "normal" in...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-11-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 100,760
Posted By Stitch462
Been done......

Been done... http://www.flyinglegend.it/en/kit-tucano-lsa/
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-10-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 100,760
Posted By Stitch462
And make it a tail-dragger while we're at it. :D...

And make it a tail-dragger while we're at it. :D

So basically we're talking about a LSA version of the -4.

That'd be cool.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-08-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By Stitch462
As a fellow Air Force vet, from a much different...

As a fellow Air Force vet, from a much different era (Cold War, GWOT), thank you to the poster and to the sculptor of that project. On a side note, that museum once housed the "SAC Shack" on the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-14-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,629
Posted By Stitch462
From former Viper maintainer to former Viper...

From former Viper maintainer to former Viper driver; awesome words Somkey.
Thanks for your service.

Our family too has sent many Samaritan's Purse boxes, great organization.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-19-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,637
Posted By Stitch462
Nickel in the grass brother... Thoughts and...

Nickel in the grass brother...

Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-05-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,950
Posted By Stitch462
Copy/paste from another thread: Stu, I didn't...

Copy/paste from another thread:

Stu, I didn't know you but as one USAF vet to another, thank you for your service. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

Nickel in the grass...
Forum: Northwest 03-20-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,347
Posted By Stitch462
Spokane's Felts Field (KSFF). Skyway Cafe on the...

Spokane's Felts Field (KSFF). Skyway Cafe on the field under the tower. Also, burgers on Saturday night at the EAA 79 hangar/clubhouse, short walk from the tower, at 6pm-ish. All welcome. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,191
Posted By Stitch462
Weasel, Love the floor! Is that some sort of...

Weasel,
Love the floor! Is that some sort of tile, linoleum, vinyl or did you get creative with duct tape or something else? But the real question is... are those numbers accurate or just for show!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,061
Posted By Stitch462
Duece gets my vote! :D

Duece gets my vote! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,643
Posted By Stitch462
Wait a minute... the Partridge Family built an...

Wait a minute... the Partridge Family built an RV? :D
NOTE: Old guys will get it. Youngin's will have to google it (the bus specifically) LOL
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,278
Posted By Stitch462
How's this? love how the gun looks like a big...

How's this?

love how the gun looks like a big fat cigar sticking out like a grumpy old man...

https://cdn.wallpapersafari.com/68/96/OHi9gq.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,115
Posted By Stitch462
But can it do a 4g negative pushover unlike our...

But can it do a 4g negative pushover unlike our MiG friends?

http://static4.businessinsider.com/image/50e7f42e69bedd817800001e-618-314/top-gun-1.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-20-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,004
Posted By Stitch462
And not a minute to soon, Schweitzer got dusted...

And not a minute to soon, Schweitzer got dusted with snow yesterday and Montana got hammered over the weekend.

See ya in the spring, fly safe.

-Stitch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Stitch462
No problem, I figured that the storm may have...

No problem, I figured that the storm may have effected comms. Will be calling very soon.

Thanks for your help.

Stitch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Stitch462
Eagle's Nest Spokane

Hello everyone, looking for a good point-of-contact with the Eagle's Nest people. In short, we have a group of folks here in Spokane, WA interested in starting an Eagle's Nest Project at a local...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By Stitch462
Well done bro, I'm not to far behind you. Keep up...

Well done bro, I'm not to far behind you. Keep up the good work! :)
Forum: Safety 08-31-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,904
Posted By Stitch462
Same here. Had a 3rd Class, started flight...

Same here. Had a 3rd Class, started flight training, then money (as in the lack of) and later some health issues, both me and a family member, sidlined me from my flight training. Then Basic Med...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,527
Posted By Stitch462
http://assets.catawiki.nl/assets/2015/11/3/a/5/e/a...

http://assets.catawiki.nl/assets/2015/11/3/a/5/e/a5ec4350-8225-11e5-9807-bbb6d6830cbd.jpg

Bose Acoustic... Wave.... Cannon....

The tactical nuclear weapon of stereo wars in the dorms at Kunsan AB...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,134
Posted By Stitch462
Congratulations and good luck with your program...

Congratulations and good luck with your program at Berkley.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-09-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,566
Posted By Stitch462
Allow "Vlad the Trailblazer" to show you some of...

Allow "Vlad the Trailblazer" to show you some of the sights! :D
His trip from last year:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=141062

Canadian interior, Fairbanks and some other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Stitch462
I went there a while back for a burger-burn...

I went there a while back for a burger-burn fly-in. Lots of RVs, other homebuilts,-172s and assorted other spam cans. Few in on a -185, but back out in a Bonanza with an almost full bag of gas and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,753
Posted By Stitch462
Eastern Washington: 09S, Sullivan Lake in Eastern...

Eastern Washington:
09S, Sullivan Lake in Eastern WA north of Spokane, just south of the Canadian border.

Then just a few minutes farther:
66S Cavanaugh Bay, right on Priest Lake in North Idaho not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-24-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,803
Posted By Stitch462
Hit up one of the guys/gals at one of the flying...

Hit up one of the guys/gals at one of the flying squadrons Laughlin. There are always a few who have just earned their wings and while finished with flight training they're just sitting around...
Forum: Propellers 04-27-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,053
Posted By Stitch462
Holy cow! Bet they had to use a crow bar to get...

Holy cow! Bet they had to use a crow bar to get the seat cushion off his backside! Well done in a pretty bad situation. Wonder where the prop ended up, in some trees/forest or someone's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,368
Posted By Stitch462
Absolutely oh and you are mentoring the...

Absolutely oh and you are mentoring the Tater/Audrey/Moondog to take over someday, right? That way things can go on for a really long time. It'd be like a VAF dynasty.

I kid, I kid.... :D

But...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-31-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By Stitch462
OMG that's awesome! Where was that when my kids,...

OMG that's awesome! Where was that when my kids, who grew up on Air Force Bases, could have used that. They'd of had the best pedal cars in the whole flipping neighborhood. :D

But... my yet to be...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,863
Posted By Stitch462
The world may never...

The world may never know....

http://www.todayifoundout.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/tootsie-pop-owl.jpg
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-06-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,141
Posted By Stitch462
Condolences to the family. From one Air Force...

Condolences to the family. From one Air Force vet to another two, Spanky and son, you'll be missed.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-05-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,480
Posted By Stitch462
Czech SportCruiser (a.k.a., for a very short...

Czech SportCruiser (a.k.a., for a very short time, "PiperSport")?
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-01-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,118
Posted By Stitch462
This is a good point, at least for the Air Force,...

This is a good point, at least for the Air Force, newbies are sent to Initial Flight Screening (IFS) and fly the DA-20 for about 15-20 or so hours to learn military patterns, radio/checklist...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,396
Posted By Stitch462
What about "Pack". Since RV fliers, in SOME...

What about "Pack". Since RV fliers, in SOME circles, are considered the "bad boys" of general aviation and their aircraft airborne "Harley-Davidson's". Go with "Pack" :D

But I do like what was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,826
Posted By Stitch462
Boy ain't that the truth! Spent nearly 25 years...

Boy ain't that the truth! Spent nearly 25 years on the flightline supporting Uncle Sam's pointy nosed jets from Europe to Asia to good ole USA in searing deserts and frozen arctic tundra; there's no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,292
Posted By Stitch462
Saw his routine as a kid 1979ish. To young to...

Saw his routine as a kid 1979ish. To young to totally understand what I was watching. Godspeed sir.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-21-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,071
Posted By Stitch462
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3216/2388013466_2f02...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3216/2388013466_2f024dfd06_z.jpg#stick%20in%20the%20mud
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-21-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,752
Posted By Stitch462
I've driven that road, got gas and snacks at...

I've driven that road, got gas and snacks at Coldfoot and went another 100+ miles north on a hunting trip back in the mid-90s. Boondocks takes on a whole new meaning north of the Arctic Circle.
Forum: RV-10 09-29-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 399,841
Posted By Stitch462
Awesome looking plane! However, with a name like...

Awesome looking plane! However, with a name like Johnny Walker shouldn't it be painted red? :p Johnny Walker Red... think about it... :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-15-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 151,299
Posted By Stitch462
Scott, interesting how paths cross, when you were...

Scott, interesting how paths cross, when you were at Mountain Home I was starting out my own USAF career at Fairchild AFB in Spokane, WA. On the back side, I was at Mountain Home working jets,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 151,299
Posted By Stitch462
Ironic, I'll bet there's some guy working the...

Ironic, I'll bet there's some guy working the southern border, burnt out from YEARS of effort trying to stem the tide and feeling like he's making no progress who would give his eye teeth to work...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 128,804
Posted By Stitch462
I've been there! Stopped for a potty break while...

I've been there! Stopped for a potty break while driving even farther north while on a caribou hunt September 1995ish. Man that is one isolated place.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 128,804
Posted By Stitch462
But what about vodka? :D

But what about vodka? :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,056
Posted By Stitch462
Awesome video. Very well done. Thanks for...

Awesome video. Very well done.

Thanks for posting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,917
Posted By Stitch462
Chapter 79 at KSFF (Spokane Felts Field) meets...

Chapter 79 at KSFF (Spokane Felts Field) meets second Friday of the month with burgers at 6:00 meeting at 7:00. Burger burn/movie/social time every Saturday at 6:00. Website eaa79.org
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,578
Posted By Stitch462
+2. My boy was sent via Medi-Vac for spinal...

+2. My boy was sent via Medi-Vac for spinal surgery. Not exactly the same deal, but pretty hairy none the less.

Thoughts and prayers for the little one and please keep us posted on her status...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 92,091
Posted By Stitch462
Naw, those guys are on Okinawa, F-15...

Naw, those guys are on Okinawa, F-15 drivers...

http://flightlineinsignia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/FS-67-1006.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 27,684
Posted By Stitch462
While not RV related, this has to do with flying...

While not RV related, this has to do with flying and beer so it is relevant (somewhat :D) Found this over at a military aviators forum a while back and had to share...

OK, here's one. Our [OV-10]...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-18-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,676
Posted By Stitch462
Condolences. So sorry for your loss.

Condolences. So sorry for your loss.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,878
Posted By Stitch462
Either that or after a two+ martini lunch a...

Either that or after a two+ martini lunch a couple of workers thought it would be a great prank to throw something extra in the box to drive the customer nuts trying to figure out what it is/for. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 92,091
Posted By Stitch462
"That very last picture from Vlad looks like a...

"That very last picture from Vlad looks like a simulated urban warfare training facility or something like that ... "

Yup sure does. There was a show on Discovery/History/Whatever channel a few...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By Stitch462
If you visit Spokane Felts Field on a Saturday...

If you visit Spokane Felts Field on a Saturday evening you're more than welcome at EAA 79's hangar. Normal Saturday nights are burgers with all the fixins'/popcorn/movies/pool in the lounge. We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 92,091
Posted By Stitch462
OK, late to the party but wanted to throw my 2...

OK, late to the party but wanted to throw my 2 cents in on this.
While I live in the Pacific Northwest now, after a 24 year military career, I grew up only a couple of miles north of that corner! ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,829
Posted By Stitch462
I remember seeing a post on here years ago asking...

I remember seeing a post on here years ago asking for what you're looking for; this isn't it, but pretty close.

This device was designed for something similar but totally different at the same...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,380
Posted By Stitch462
Seriously, check with Smokey. I remember reading...

Seriously, check with Smokey. I remember reading something to the effect of he built his -4 (or at least major parts of it) in a backyard shed in base housing at Misawa [Air Base, Japan] then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 92,091
Posted By Stitch462
[QUOTE=n5lp;1047137]Culberson County, Texas is...

[QUOTE=n5lp;1047137]Culberson County, Texas is sneaky interesting...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--0VRC_3vHaU/VqAaFQYnkEI/AAAAAAAACus/VBl_cVqqxZI/s720-Ic42/DSC07206.jpg


Quick, someone grab...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,011
Posted By Stitch462
So YOU'RE the 'formation line up guy' they use...

So YOU'RE the 'formation line up guy' they use for those 49 ship NLF flybys! Just like the crazy painted bombers they used in WWII to get all the B-17s and 24s lined up properly before heading to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,662
Posted By Stitch462
I see your little gun and raise you a...

I see your little gun and raise you a Seven-Barrel Avenger Cannon with 1150 rounds of 30mm! :D

...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,794
Posted By Stitch462
Similar story, while working the concessions...

Similar story, while working the concessions stand at my son's school basket ball game a couple of years ago. I met an older gentleman, who was the grandfather of one of my son's classmates and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,125
Posted By Stitch462
OK... but what happens if there's a...

OK... but what happens if there's a disillusionment and you end up buying out your wife's contract and make her a free agent? If you somehow manage to hang on to the aircraft after negotiations are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,794
Posted By Stitch462
But if he [the RV driver] went into a right cross...

But if he [the RV driver] went into a right cross he could immediately go to guns on him. Oh wait, maybe that's too aggressive... :D
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