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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,020
Posted By Louise Hose
I'm in!

And covering the project for KITPLANES. I have Monday through Thursday afternoon scheduled as well as Wednesday and Thursday morning. I'll probably help on the weekend. I hope everyone at least comes...
Forum: California 06-11-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,289
Posted By Louise Hose
We'll find a place for you, Vlad!

Love to have you fly out. We'll find a place for you, if you make it!
Forum: California 06-08-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,289
Posted By Louise Hose
Early heads up....Ironflight's 60th birthday

Save the date! We will have a birthday breakfast/brunch fly-in at our place (A34) in Dayton Valley Airpark, Nevada, on September 22nd. 8 am to noon. No presents. All VAFers are welcome.

Obviously,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-20-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By Louise Hose
Yep. That's the "boneyard" section of the...

Yep. That's the "boneyard" section of the cave.

I consider Caverns of Sonora to be one of the top five commercial (oh, heck, even non-commercial) caves in the country. I love the place. It's a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By Louise Hose
Lots of nice, brand new homes that size are being...

Lots of nice, brand new homes that size are being built in the area for the low to middle $300k. I'm guessing you can get older homes that size for less....probably a lot less. The airpark is all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,957
Posted By Louise Hose
I'm in!

Hey, Scott. I plan to be there a lot, covering the action for the KITPLANES website and a magazine article, so maybe you can promise fame as well as a unique tee shirt! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By Louise Hose
Hmm. Maybe you should move to Dayton, Steve!...

Hmm. Maybe you should move to Dayton, Steve! Weather here has been great all four years.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By Louise Hose
Incredible photos!

Great job, Mark! I somehow missed all those shooters and I'm in at least one photo!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,076
Posted By Louise Hose
I can be great

As Paul mentioned, I commuted about 100 miles for about five years and I wouldn't have had it any other way. Even though I used the planes for other things, it would have been absolutely the right...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By Louise Hose
I really enjoyed the time and group. Thanks to...

I really enjoyed the time and group. Thanks to everyone who came out and a special thanks to Mark for posting the photos. I guess the good news is that we made the top of the front page. The bad news...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By Louise Hose
I needed to fly home but will be there in about...

I needed to fly home but will be there in about an hour.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By Louise Hose
Thumbs up B Beautiful day at Alpine County Airport po

Posted from the airport. It's beautiful here. No snow. Dry ground. Gentle breeze from the south. And, CAVU. Check my Facebook page for this morning's photos. I haven't learned how to post photos here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By Louise Hose
Windy and cool today but tomorrow's weather...

Windy and cool today but tomorrow's weather prediction looks great! Sixties during the day, light winds, and hovering around freezing at night. From what I can see from home, there's likely to be a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By Louise Hose
Time to bump this to the top

We're having a fabulous fall on this side of the Sierra. Aspen and cottonwoods are probably at peak this week. Hope to see a great turnout.
Forum: RV-3 07-09-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By Louise Hose
The Best!

The -3 is far and away my favorite airplane to fly. You'll (both) love it!
Forum: California 10-22-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,848
Posted By Louise Hose
Great day in the mountains!

Five planes so far (~11:45 am) at Alpine and the weather is absolutely perfect. Just a very light wind right now and almost tee shirt temperatures. Come on up!
Forum: California 10-20-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,848
Posted By Louise Hose
Exclamation Come prepared for bears!

Just a reminder to come prepared to protect any food or food-like items from bears. In other words, bring a large enough bear canister or a way to suspend your food bag between trees. And, whatever...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,645
Posted By Louise Hose
What a sweet looking dog. It was meant to be!

What a sweet looking dog. It was meant to be!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,465
Posted By Louise Hose
CB, you're another, epic retirement failure but I...

CB, you're another, epic retirement failure but I wish you a great future with SC State. They picked wisely!
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-19-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,469
Posted By Louise Hose
I agree that she needs a trial fit. The -8...

I agree that she needs a trial fit. The -8 certainly has a natural position with the feet higher than most planes, but elevating it further with a cushion might not be comfortable for her and might...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-18-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,298
Posted By Louise Hose
David, Paul and I want to express our sincerest...

David, Paul and I want to express our sincerest sympathy for you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Louise and Paul
Forum: RV-12 05-09-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,333
Posted By Louise Hose
Thumbs up Good for her! She definitely sounds like a strong...

Good for her! She definitely sounds like a strong woman and you'll have a good chance now to show her how much you care about her. I hope it heals completely and without additional pain.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,151
Posted By Louise Hose
Wonderful news. Go, Trish!

Wonderful news. Go, Trish!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,144
Posted By Louise Hose
Well, that would be cool and something to...

Well, that would be cool and something to consider in the future. I hope you're right about the change.

But, I note that their website's FAQs specifically says EABs are NOT allowed. I didn't see any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,624
Posted By Louise Hose
Drop by and say "Hi". We'll probably be around...

Drop by and say "Hi". We'll probably be around Saturday and at least part of Sunday. DVA is a wonderful place to live!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,717
Posted By Louise Hose
What's the problem?

Nice video! But, I can't understand the thought of selling the plane for a four-seater. (It looks like you have a family of five?) if you want only four seats, buy another 2-seater. You could pick...
Forum: California 10-25-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,126
Posted By Louise Hose
Sounds like a great day all around for the two of...

Sounds like a great day all around for the two of you. We're glad you could join us. I, too, headed home before dark to sleep for 12 hours in an attempt to fend off a cold that Paul gave me. Sounds...
Forum: California 10-23-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,126
Posted By Louise Hose
More food for the rest of us!

Sorry you folks are having to bail. The weather looks great for the weekend!
Forum: California 10-21-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,126
Posted By Louise Hose
P.s. Consider bringing your hiking sticks!

P.s. Consider bringing your hiking sticks!
Forum: California 10-21-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,126
Posted By Louise Hose
Hump day!

Less than three days and the weather looks good! Similar to last year. Bit cold at night and wonderful daytime temps. The pasta feed on Saturday evening is still on, as far as I know, so you might...
Forum: California 10-14-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,126
Posted By Louise Hose
Sorry. I don't know about a hotel near KMEV, but...

Sorry. I don't know about a hotel near KMEV, but I see no problem with flying in just for the day. There's a good chance that we'll fly down to KMEV for breakfast on Sunday morning.

Another option...
Forum: California 10-05-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,126
Posted By Louise Hose
We're using Garcia brand now

When I researched it about a year ago, the USFS and NPS recommended/sold two types: the one of our epic failure and one made by Garcia. We now use the latter one, which looks very similar to the one...
Forum: California 09-27-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,126
Posted By Louise Hose
2nd Annual(?) Primitive Camping Fly-in at Alpine County October 24-25, 2015

A couple of us "bear assault" veterans decided that another fly-in campout was warranted at the Alpine County on October 24th and 25th. So, we've got the trip on the calendar. Just like last year, no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By Louise Hose
AOPA ePilot features Axel and Craig

Nice article about Axel's flight into Craig Catto's during the Butte Fire. It was all covered here first, but now the story is out to a broader...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,726
Posted By Louise Hose
Congratulations, Nicholas! Very nice composition.

Congratulations, Nicholas! Very nice composition.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-22-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,412
Posted By Louise Hose
High on my list of things to do1

Thanks Pete for sharing. I really want to get there some time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,442
Posted By Louise Hose
Postcard sent home from the factory

Feeling an urge it does not fully understand, the Mountain Banshee returns to the ancestral home of its species and hides among them for the night. The flock appears to be somewhat disturbed at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,841
Posted By Louise Hose
2015 AirVenture Builder Awards

The EAA handed out the Builder awards last night. RVs picked up a bunch of Bronze Lindys and Workmanship awards but none of the top wins this year. Full results are reported at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,962
Posted By Louise Hose
You can't go wrong with either

We recently obtained a pair of CAs and have years of experience with the QTs. Both are great products. I slightly prefer the CAs (after probably less than 15 hours) on my head, but I'd be hard...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,588
Posted By Louise Hose
Looking for the Like button!

Looking for the Like button!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,588
Posted By Louise Hose
Thumbs up Katie and Ben got married at AirVenture!

With so much news coming out of Oshkosh, it is easy to miss some important events and we haven't yet recognized a big one for two of our community members!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,260
Posted By Louise Hose
Say it ain't so, Joe!

Such interest sounds like a good reason to start your next build! I'd hate to see you change your paint scheme
Forum: RV-3 06-10-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 137,517
Posted By Louise Hose
You're going to love it!

Congratulations to both of you! Have fun.
Forum: RV-4 04-30-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 271,574
Posted By Louise Hose
Thumbs up Wahoo!!!!!

Wahoo!!!!!
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-14-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,475
Posted By Louise Hose
Yep, Larry is right. I thought I had to have an...

Yep, Larry is right. I thought I had to have an -A model. Turns out that I couldn't (at that time) find a well-built -A model within my price range. Price and well-built were the critical criteria. I...
Forum: California 04-03-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,765
Posted By Louise Hose
What Mark said

Seeing Endeavor would top my list and Planes of Fame is very convenient to Corona.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-16-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,852
Posted By Louise Hose
Still on?

We were thinking about a Sedona trip and combining it with this fly-in, but I can't find any information on the web. Is the Fly-in still on? If so, seems that they need to raise their visibility a...
Forum: RV-3 03-07-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,973
Posted By Louise Hose
Picasa site

Our Picasa build site is at: https://picasaweb.google.com/DrKarst/JUNIOR#

With over 900 photos, it takes awhile to load.

Thanks for the kind words about our baby. We love flying her! Best model of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-11-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By Louise Hose
Worked fine for me.

Worked fine for me.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-07-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,791
Posted By Louise Hose
Thumbs up And, sectionals!

Messing around with the new system today on the ground, I also noted that the new Touch system has sectional charts in addition to the stripped down, default maps that Garmin has used for years. Very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,721
Posted By Louise Hose
Nope. When we need 4-seats, we just take two...

Nope. When we need 4-seats, we just take two 2-seater RVs. :p
Forum: RV-12 01-13-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,089
Posted By Louise Hose
The Homebuilder's Portal (by KITPLANES) is a...

The Homebuilder's Portal (by KITPLANES) is a free, monthly, online publication to which you have apparently subscribed. Each month focuses on a topic that might be of particular interest to GA pilots...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,857
Posted By Louise Hose
Yep, except I use vinyl tape.

Yep, except I use vinyl tape.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,857
Posted By Louise Hose
+1! (and extra words)

+1! (and extra words)
Forum: California 01-04-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,970
Posted By Louise Hose
35 minutes away!

I'm over at Dayton Valley Airpark (A34), next to Carson City. Looks like 35 RV minutes from O52. We have three different RVs and love to have visitors. Or, we could meet somewhere in between...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-24-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 62,736
Posted By Louise Hose
I DO recognize that approach! Great to see you...

I DO recognize that approach!

Great to see you flying!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,874
Posted By Louise Hose
Very cute. But, it Must have been designed by Ken...

Very cute. But, it Must have been designed by Ken Scott as it's missing the "best" one...the RV-3.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,734
Posted By Louise Hose
Dogs were remarkably quiet and calm in the tent...

Dogs were remarkably quiet and calm in the tent during the raid. In the past, they have ignore bears on hikes, as well. A little strange but probably a good thing.

The bear broke the security tab...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,734
Posted By Louise Hose
Bring your bear canister!

Last time we were up there, there were signs about bears. We don't want any planes or tents ripped up so bring your bear canister if you're staying overnight and will have food.

Weather is looking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,734
Posted By Louise Hose
Beware at dry lake

We flew over the dry lake a few days ago and I would NOT recommend that RVs try to go in (at least with standard tires). Part of the lake bed is still wet/damp and, of course, someone drove over the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,734
Posted By Louise Hose
I think the hot springs are closed for some...

I think the hot springs are closed for some maintenance issues. Besides, we aren't planning on taking a car at this time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,734
Posted By Louise Hose
Bump!

Time to bump things up. We expect to be there by 10 am and our hiking will commence about 11 am. Picnic lunch down by the Carson River. If primitive camping is too primitive for you, just stop by for...
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