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Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-14-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,239
Posted By eisnerrv4
Red line Accident

I didn't know Jon but talked to him occasionally on messenger. Very shocking to hear of his passing. Thoughts and Prayers go out to his family and Ken and his family.

RIP Jon
Forum: Painting your RV 10-03-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,103
Posted By eisnerrv4
Paint Job

Sorry it does nothing for me.

Just my opinion.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,404
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up First Flight

Hi Claude.
You mean CHTs not EGTs.

Congrats.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,765
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RTW Flight

Congratulations John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Trento Visit

Nice pictures. Looks like a good time had by all.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Trento Visit

I'm sure you guys had a great time. We sure enjoyed our visit in July of 2014.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-14-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,765
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RTW Flight

Thanks for the update John. I'll be watching.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,163
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Oshkosh Arrivals and Departures

I have been listening to comments about Oshkosh for the last week.
This is my opinion so don't take this the wrong way everyone.
When you fly your airplane to the busiest airport in the world for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,404
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Oshkosh Arrival

Saw this crazy event unfold on Flight Radar 24. Couldn't believe what I was seeing and the near misses by a couple hundred feet. I can't believe that there wasn't an accident and no one was...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-24-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,765
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RTW Flight

Hi John.

Just wanted to say that I'll be watching your flight across the Pacific back to California.

Safe travels.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,691
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4

Congratulations, nice looking 4. Love the choice in the airplane. Lol.
Many more enjoyable flights.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-27-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,765
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RTW Flight

Thanks buddy. Great pictures and video; really enjoyed it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Lockable Fuel Caps

I installed the caps in my RV-4 a couple of years ago and I'm very happy with them. As was already said put sealant on them and drop them in the hole. If you want the key straight up and down when...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-25-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,971
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Video

Looks great you guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV Checkout

Yanik Gregoire out of Moose Jaw owns an RV-4. He was the Snowbird Lead for the last couple of years. I think he's out of Cold Lake now. He may be able to help you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,761
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Halifax Visit

I'm out of Stanley(CCW4). It would be a good place to stop, runways are all good. The only problem is you would have to get someone to pick you up. I would do it but I'm up in Gatineau (CYND) getting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,121
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Visit

Been there done that.

Great visit July 2014 with my family. Beautiful place and a wonderful bunch there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up AeroTec Engines

I'll be seeing Jason this weekend at the Stanley Fly-in. Jason is the kind of guy that would give you a call personally.

I haven't heard anything bad about them. My friend just bought a Lycoming...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,731
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Baby

Hey congrats. Glad things turned out ok. You never know what's going to happen in the RV community.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-26-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,145
Posted By eisnerrv4
Condolences

Sorry for the passing of your father. My father is 85 and I'm very lucky to be able to do things still with him. I know someday I'll be in the same place as you.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-13-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,266
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Weather

The surface and upper Low are between Labrador and Southern Greenland. Good news is looking at the latest Satellite shot the Low is starting to weaken or what we call filling. Lots of breaks in the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-13-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,266
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Weather

I'm a professional weatherman. Just looked at the weather charts. May be stuck there for awhile. Might be a small window Monday July 17th.

Stay Safe.
Forum: RV-4 06-23-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,982
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV4 Purchase

If you find a good built RV-4 you won't go wrong. They're great airplanes. I sure love mine. Good luck and go for it.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-01-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,970
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Icing

Hi Wayne. I'm a professional weatherman so I'm not going to preach to you. Very simple rule when flying airplanes with no de-icing equipment. No where the Freezing Level is at all times, if you're...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-15-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Formation

Looking good you guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By eisnerrv4
Looking for a McCauley Propeller

Hey guy's. Thought I would ask, my brother is looking for a McCauley propeller #1C172 EM overhauled or new for his Cessna 172. His original 1963 has been stretched and filled down to the point that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,494
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Accident

Hey don't get me wrong here but isn't flying off of a frozen lake with melting ice and slushy water on top kind of risky. I didn't think rv's were made for this kind of flying.

Just my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-20-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,342
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-8 First Flight

Congrats Dennis. All the best in your test phase. Bring her down to Stanley(CCW4) NS sometime. Our Fly-In is always the Labor Day weekend.
Forum: California 11-30-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,469
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Partner

Airplane partnership is normally not a good thing.

My two cents worth.
Forum: Virtual Hangar 11-18-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,824
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-7 First Flight

Congratulations and enjoy your 7. I can tell you that the scenery is breathtaking. Was there with my family in July of 2014 and stopped in to visit Luca and his friends. Wonderful people and great...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-11-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,450
Posted By eisnerrv4
RV-10 Door

I'm not an RV-10 guy but correct me if I'm wrong. Was the door latch found to be operating correctly according to the investigators or am I reading this wrong.

Very sad news indeed. My condolences...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,175
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Oil Cooler Crack

Hi Luca.

That's a nasty looking crack. If you can, send pictures of your repair job when you're done. Have to look at mine next time my cowling is off.

Thanks buddy.
Forum: RV-4 10-31-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,432
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Fuel Drain

I also have problems with the fuel drains, they stick sometimes. As far as the draining of fuel from the gascolator there is no problem. With the fuel pump on it comes out really fast.
Forum: RV-4 10-06-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 Ferry Flight

Concur with Oly 100%.

Also keep in mind your weight and balance and C of G.
As you burn off fuel your C of G moves aft and you have to think about your trim.

Just adding my two cents in. Have a...
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,817
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-14

Ok Ron. Maybe will see you in Stanley next year in May for the breakfast Fly-in. Looking forward to seeing the 14 in person. Do you plan on keeping this one?
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,817
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-14

Congrats Ron. When are you bringing it to Stanley?
Forum: RV-4 08-24-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,708
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 Legs

Those are the long legs for sure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,842
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Retirement

Joe all the best in your fight against cancer. Enjoy your retirement and stay strong. Will be thinking about you.
Forum: International 08-13-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Northern Italy

Luca is based out of Trento Italy. About 21/2 hours from Milan. You can't find a nicer person than Luca. His friends are fantastic also. Worth the trip up to see them.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-15-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,805
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Singing and Aeros

Really enjoyed the video. Great singer and aeros not to bad either.

Thanks for sharing!!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-07-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,509
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-6

That's one beautiful airplane.
Forum: RV-3 06-06-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,146
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-3 Engine Choice

I have a O320 in my RV-4 and that's seems fine to me. Go with what Paul Dye says and you can't go wrong.

Always plenty of help on this site. Great RV community out there.
Forum: RV-4 06-02-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,742
Posted By eisnerrv4
RV-4 Crash in France

Sad to hear about this. Condolences to the family of the deceased and a speedy recovery to the person that survived. I would also be interested to the cause of the crash.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-30-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,593
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 (Sweden)

Looking good Carl.

Have to take pictures and a video of your first flight.

Best of luck.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-12-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,126
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV Video

Nice video and music. Really enjoyed it. Love Europe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 101,390
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up SB 16-03-28

Just came back from the Stanley(CCW4) Airfield.
No cracks found.
RV-4 has 183 hours on her. I don't do aerobatics with her either.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-27-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,707
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Evening Flight

This video is priceless.
My wife says the same thing when I ask here "Do you want to take the stick and fly?''

Here reply is always "No thanks I'm not interested!''

Thanks for sharing this Paul.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-18-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,488
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Venice Trip

Great pictures and lots of great memories from when we visited you guys. Venice sure is a beautiful place as is Italy.

Thanks for sharing these buddy. Tell everyone we said hi.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,735
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Wing Bolts

I have used PB Blaster to remove stubborn nuts and bolts. The stuff is amazing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,342
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Touchy Ailerons

Like everyone is saying RVs are very light on the controls. I wouldn't touch a thing, love the response of my 4. You will get use to the handling and will become second nature to you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,325
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 Owner

Hey congratulations on being an RV-4 owner.

I've owned my RV-4 since 2009 and have loved every minute of it so far. These are great airplanes but a word of advice; never get complacent with it...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-14-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,423
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up O320

I have an O320 E2D 150 hp in my RV-4. I have owned my RV-4 since 2009 an my engine works like a top; knock on wood.

Unless you really have to, I'd run the O320.

Just my opinion of course. Whatever...
Forum: Safety 12-14-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,356
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Funny Sounds

Thanks Walt for posting this.

I'll definitely keep this one in mind if I hear sounds that I'm not sure of.

This is what I love about VansAirforce.net

Thanks Doug.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,218
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs down Yikes

I'm sorry fellows but I don't share the same enthusiasm. I know it's called experimental aviation but come on. This looks terrible, why ruin a great design in the RV-4. This is only my opinion.

Wish...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,956
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Daughter

Hey really nice to see.

Can't get my daughter to go up with me; it's not for everyone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,666
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Rollover

Bryon, glad to see you and your girlfriend are ok. I hate seeing this sort of thing. Hope everything works out fine.
Forum: RV-4 09-17-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,272
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 Landing

I land my RV-4 exactly the same speeds and same style as Jim Rice does. I have almost 70 hours on her and haven't scared myself yet. I find if your patient with the RV-4 it settles in quite nice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,922
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up New RV-8

Hi Luca. The RV-8 looks nice. Tell the guys congrats.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-17-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,866
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Jay Pratt

Too bad I missed you too Jay. I fly out of Stanley with Paul also and frequently fly around the Bay of Fundy.
Forum: RV-4 08-04-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,967
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4

It took me 9 years of looking, especially on Barnstormers then one finally popped up in Guelph Ontario. I had my good friend who built and flies an RV-4 check out the aircraft and give his ok. Once...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,171
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Paul's RV-8

Hey everyone out there. I see Paul Tuttle's RV-8 all the time because he is in the hangar right beside me. Don't be fooled, it may not be perfect in his eyes, but it is a wonderful flying machine...
Forum: RV-4 07-09-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,801
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Gust Locks

Hi.

I bought these at Air Venture in 2012 from AirGizmos. They work really well.


http://www.airgizmos.com/AirGizmos-Gust-Locks_p_35.html
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