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Forum: Glass Cockpit Today, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,000
Posted By RV12JT
You have to keep them COOL.

You have to keep them COOL.
Forum: Northeast 06-21-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By RV12JT
Linden, KLDJ is close. Cab ride to the train into...

Linden, KLDJ is close. Cab ride to the train into Manhattan or dial up an Enterprise rental and drive yourself. I was based there for 5 years, easy access to the corridor is a plus.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-13-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,854
Posted By RV12JT
A most excellent adventure, thanks for posting.

A most excellent adventure, thanks for posting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,197
Posted By RV12JT
And close you EYES...

And close you EYES...
Forum: Northeast 05-11-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By RV12JT
I think they have a tail dragger at Andover NJ.

I think they have a tail dragger at Andover NJ.
Forum: RV-12 05-07-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,335
Posted By RV12JT
Very Classy!

Very Classy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,182
Posted By RV12JT
Except for the factory built (not EAB) S-LSA...

Except for the factory built (not EAB) S-LSA RV-12.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,203
Posted By RV12JT
Unfortunately yes...

Unfortunately yes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,203
Posted By RV12JT
As crazy as it sounds the following is true in...

As crazy as it sounds the following is true in NYS. Purchase a plane in NYS = No Sales Tax for GA aircraft.

Link: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=78eb4b6b-9812-4470-98bf-8940e3ca0a5e
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By RV12JT
When you print your certificate, there is a...

When you print your certificate, there is a wallet card at the bottom. I cut it out, folded it, laminated it and put it in my wallet. Also put one in my log book with my Drís checklist rather than...
Forum: RV-12 04-14-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,357
Posted By RV12JT
Unlike Vanís, who only lets you fly it once...

Unlike Vanís, who only lets you fly it once airborne, I was permitted, actually encouraged, to take the plane off, fly it and land it. I was very fortunate to fly the demo with one of TAFís...
Forum: RV-12 04-12-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,357
Posted By RV12JT
After flying both, I found them to be dead even,...

After flying both, I found them to be dead even, as to handling. Being both are metal airplanes, a repair, god forbid, is easy to accomplish with either. The only issue Iíve noted, would be...
Forum: RV-12 04-08-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,357
Posted By RV12JT
I visited both factories late last year. I was...

I visited both factories late last year. I was looking to purchase the factory SLSA version of the -12iS. Sadly, Vanís didnít have any pricing for the new RV-12 iS SLSA. I was told October, which...
Forum: RV-12 02-01-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,131
Posted By RV12JT
How would that change a plane like the Sling2?...

How would that change a plane like the Sling2? Which I believe when experimental built or is sold outside the US, can have a gross weight of 1540 lbs. no structural difference, just paper. Do you...
Forum: RV-12 01-28-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,668
Posted By RV12JT
Were you sitting the New iS?

Were you sitting the New iS?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,000
Posted By RV12JT
My post is based on 40 years in LE. One doesnít...

My post is based on 40 years in LE. One doesnít need to look to far to see the odds are changing. Crime, in this case homocides, have steadily moved from the backstreets of Mexican towns to their...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,000
Posted By RV12JT
Mexico... Why?

Mexico...

Why?
Forum: RV-12 01-14-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,762
Posted By RV12JT
Pricing on th -12 iS S-LSA is still being worked...

Pricing on th -12 iS S-LSA is still being worked out, thatís per the factory. Itís been postponed since October. The G3X Touch with Nav, is being put forth to make the -12 acceptable to flight...
Forum: Northeast 12-30-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 48,323
Posted By RV12JT
Thanks for the heads up humpty. BTW, the accident...

Thanks for the heads up humpty. BTW, the accident on 02/19/2017, never showed up in the FAA preliminaryís or an NTSB query. Looks like substantial damage...

Canít wait for it to open, as we missed...
Forum: RV-12 12-24-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,607
Posted By RV12JT
No intention to fly as a sport pilot unless Iím...

No intention to fly as a sport pilot unless Iím forced to down the road. I will be flying with a PPL, so no worries about night or signoffs for controlled airspace.

I also believe that in the long...
Forum: RV-12 12-23-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,607
Posted By RV12JT
I now fly under Basic Med and have just ordered...

I now fly under Basic Med and have just ordered an S-LSA. I could have bought used, but chose not too. Although rated and current, I don’t fly IFR anymore. The LSA does everything a non LSA does and...
Forum: RV-12 12-23-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,607
Posted By RV12JT
I’ve flown the Sling 2 & 4 with the Airmaster...

I’ve flown the Sling 2 & 4 with the Airmaster setup. Whirlwind 70” props. A nice setup, very efficient system. Owners were very happy with the system. Manual override and default setting if there is...
Forum: COMM 11-15-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,901
Posted By RV12JT
123.45, is known to NY pilots and banner tow...

123.45, is known to NY pilots and banner tow pilots flying along the South Shore of Long Island, as "Beach Ball"
Forum: RV-12 11-07-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,362
Posted By RV12JT
Considering all the above, that the -12 meets all...

Considering all the above, that the -12 meets all the FAA requirements for equipment (Instrument Flight) and is an E-AB, what about the engine? Does it need to have a certified version of the 912 to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-14-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 120,086
Posted By RV12JT
Steve, I am in total agreement regarding the...

Steve, I am in total agreement regarding the constant trespassing. Although Scottís story, his transience of America, is captivating, I question the legality of some of his actions. I am glad he...
Forum: RV-12 10-03-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,062
Posted By RV12JT
Eddie, it flys just like the Tiger, only better....

Eddie, it flys just like the Tiger, only better. Lighter feel to the controls and of course, it's a lighter A/C. You should not have any issues.
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By RV12JT
Have you checked with VANS? I know they are...

Have you checked with VANS? I know they are beefing up the iS version of the -12, to better accommodate flight schools. I wouldn't be surprised that beefier brakes are in the mix.

Also, how did the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,959
Posted By RV12JT
I turn mine off in my and most A/C. Ive also had...

I turn mine off in my and most A/C. Ive also had to turn them down very low on some friends A/C. It all depends on the intercom of radio audio. By The Way, I'm using a Bose 2nd Gen headset, not the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By RV12JT
They were finishing the last -12 when I was there...

They were finishing the last -12 when I was there a week ago. I believe the next -12's assembled will be iS orders.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By RV12JT
I just got back. Call and ask for Jose Gutierez....

I just got back. Call and ask for Jose Gutierez. Jose handles the demo flights. Pm me if you need more...
Forum: RV-12 09-07-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,645
Posted By RV12JT
Why thank you Mitch. Can't wait!

Why thank you Mitch. Can't wait!
Forum: RV-12 09-06-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,645
Posted By RV12JT
Hi Mitch, I'm headed to the factory from NY next...

Hi Mitch, I'm headed to the factory from NY next week with the Mrs, to visit the factory and Synergy and was curious to see if it was there. I forgot to ask Jose when I last spoke with him. I was...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,645
Posted By RV12JT
Would anyone know...Is the iS back In Oregon?

Would anyone know...Is the iS back In Oregon?
Forum: Northeast 08-21-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By RV12JT
Stop for lunch at Kobelt, N45, if you haven't...

Stop for lunch at Kobelt, N45, if you haven't been there already. The New CAVU restaurant is on the field, taxi up and park out front on the grass. Eat outside if the weather is good. Great food.
Forum: Northeast 08-17-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By RV12JT
I've used Three Wings at KBDR in the past, over 5...

I've used Three Wings at KBDR in the past, over 5 years ago. I had a Diamond then and they were an authorized rep for a time. They did good work and were fair back then.
Forum: RV-12 08-16-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,510
Posted By RV12JT
Ion, I'm sure you could find another owner renter...

Ion, I'm sure you could find another owner renter at your home field that would be more than willing to help you out. Then again...its California...Just kidding! Good Luck!
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,144
Posted By RV12JT
I've been told by several at AirVenture that...

I've been told by several at AirVenture that Van's hopes to have pricing on the SLSA by October and getting kits out about that time. Deliveries of production A/C is as you stated. Keeping my fingers...
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,144
Posted By RV12JT
I'm looking at the iS, as an SLSA and would hope...

I'm looking at the iS, as an SLSA and would hope they update the paint options for the iS. Hopefully by October....
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,255
Posted By RV12JT
Do your self a favor, add a separate antenna. Nor...

Do your self a favor, add a separate antenna. Nor worries about interference or signal loss with connections to your main radio. A dedicated antenna is worth it. I've had them on 2 aircraft in the...
Forum: Northeast 08-09-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By RV12JT
Pilot Brent PM sent...

Pilot Brent PM sent...
Forum: Northeast 08-09-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By RV12JT
Gentlemen, I'm up at the PA house for the week,...

Gentlemen, I'm up at the PA house for the week, heading back to the city Sunday evening. Breakfast or Lunch on me, should you decide to visit. I would love to check out your -12's!

John
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By RV12JT
Thanks Vlad. I throughly enjoyed your back to...

Thanks Vlad. I throughly enjoyed your back to Russia excursion thread. Awesome! Where in Jersery are you? I had my Diamond based at LDJ. Sadly I parted with it the end of 2009. Wish I had time to...
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By RV12JT
NY0! Last time I visited was in 2005, when I had...

NY0! Last time I visited was in 2005, when I had a Diamond DA-20. Beautiful area and if I remember correctly, had a nice restaurant on the field. Is it still there? The restaurant that is :).

I'll...
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By RV12JT
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By RV12JT
Anyone with an RV-12 near N30 or...

KMSV, one weekend for close up look at a -12. I wasn't able to get to Sun-N-Fun or AirVenture this year.

Please PM...
Forum: RV-12 07-31-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,592
Posted By RV12JT
Were they taking orders on the S-LSA -12?

Were they taking orders on the S-LSA -12?
Forum: RV-12 07-27-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,144
Posted By RV12JT
Awesome, thanks for posting... ? When you panned...

Awesome, thanks for posting...

? When you panned the cockpit, was that a PTT button on the co-pilots side of the panel? If so, what's on the stick?
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By RV12JT
Thanks rolick22, I was hoping sooner rather than...

Thanks rolick22, I was hoping sooner rather than later. I'll call after OSH to see when they will be accepting orders. Maybe lock in early pricing. Were they offering any specials at Airventure?
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By RV12JT
S-LSA Avalibility

Have any announcements been made yet, as to availability or lead times for build and delivery of the 912 iS, S-LSA version of the -12?
Forum: RV-12 07-24-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,592
Posted By RV12JT
Thank you! I'll keep my fingers crossed, check...

Thank you! I'll keep my fingers crossed, check their website and give them a call after Air Venture.
Forum: RV-12 07-23-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,592
Posted By RV12JT
New member here on the forum. Currently looking...

New member here on the forum. Currently looking at the SLSA version of the RV-12. Will the new 912iS be produced as a factory built unit?
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