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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Tom, thank you for the update.

I can't even begin to imagine what a gut check all this has been for you and your wife. Know that Susie and I have you in our prayers and stand ready to help in any way you need. Just tell us where...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-11-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Smile I had to laugh at that subject line - thought it...

I had to laugh at that subject line - thought it was a punch line on a joke about drinking a Big Gulp.

I do have a Sawzall and now own a new chain saw <g>. Lowes has a 30 day return policy if my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I got my tailwheel endorsement in my RV-6. Had...

I got my tailwheel endorsement in my RV-6.

Had fun and glad I did it.

v/r,
dr
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-05-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By DeltaRomeo
James, I'll feature this on the front page...

James,
I'll feature this on the front page Fri/Sat/Sun to help spread the word.
v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you Bruce! Adding these now.... v/r,dr

Thank you Bruce! Adding these now....

v/r,dr
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-04-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Well played Mike :p. Welcome to our country on a...

Well played Mike :p.

Welcome to our country on a special day, and have a nice time while here.

v/r,dr
Forum: Safety 07-04-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAF Front Page

http://i66.tinypic.com/20hua8x.png
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-02-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,321
Posted By DeltaRomeo
The books...

I didn’t have a pic of the records that come with the plane - fixed that today.

Five (3) ring notebooks, and every receipt for every piece of hardware.
Nuts, I...
Forum: Texas (North) 07-01-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By DeltaRomeo
(3) RV 8's in my hangar (52F)

...an 8, an 8A and an 8 (under construction).

Stop by!

v/r,dr
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-30-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,321
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Throwing another pic on the pile....

Took this Saturday morning. Owner wiping things down with the fans going, and I liked the way the contrast and floor reflections looked. More fartsy than artsy, I know.... ...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-29-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,321
Posted By DeltaRomeo
From the front picture...

...and yes those are my feet <grin>.
http://i68.tinypic.com/4zzznl.png
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-29-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,321
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Engine pic

Found two engine pics...

http://i65.tinypic.com/21jot47.png

http://i67.tinypic.com/2j1oqk5.png
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-27-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,321
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up FS: 200hp 2010 RV-8A on my Field (52F/DR)

...posting for a local guy w/no VAF account. Plane in my hangar.

Contact Randy Richmond for more info. (817) Four Zero 1 - 8 Zero 9 Six.

I've flown this plane and it is fast - faster than my RV-6...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Jim! (I can't believe I beat Mike to the...

Welcome Jim! (I can't believe I beat Mike to the welcome!).

Looking forward to hearing about your RV adventures in the future, and again welcome.

v/r,dr
Forum: Texas (South) 06-02-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Adrian, I live in DFW. Maybe we could meet up...

Adrian,

I live in DFW. Maybe we could meet up for lunch or dinner. Keep me in the loop!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-28-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Agreed and congrats on your FF. Outstanding job...

Agreed and congrats on your FF. Outstanding job to both you and your son.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations Chad!!!! Looking forward to...

Congratulations Chad!!!! Looking forward to more flying posts down the road.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-02-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,538
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Where can I get one of these?

...asking for a friend.
v/r,dr

https://photos.smugmug.com/MiscB2018pQ2/i-DXFJFhc/0/47785d9f/X2/IMG_9145-X2.jpg
Forum: Texas (North) 04-26-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome to VAF, Jonathan. As usual, Mike beat me...

Welcome to VAF, Jonathan. As usual, Mike beat me to the welcome <G>.

Hey, guess who also lives in Lewisville, TX?

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A: Me! (Highland Village is in Lewisville...)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,895
Posted By DeltaRomeo
PM sent with link to 8A that is FS (currently in...

PM sent with link to 8A that is FS (currently in my hangar).

v/r,
dr
Forum: Safety 04-22-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,128
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I think that the thread has run its instructional...

I think that the thread has run its instructional course and is now turning into a he said she said thing now - so it’s probably a good time to go ahead and lock it down and let those parties...
Forum: Safety 04-21-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,128
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Vic, Thank you for that detailed reply (and...

Vic,

Thank you for that detailed reply (and peak into your busy world). 20 hour day (yuck).

Kindest and best,
dr
Forum: RV-12 03-20-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,995
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation SB 18-03-06 Posted

RV-12 (Powered with Rotax 912ULS) ALSO SEE Revisions and Changes
Replace the throttle return...
Forum: Texas (North) 03-18-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By DeltaRomeo
1. Yes 2. Yes ...and welcome. Come to lunch...

1. Yes
2. Yes

...and welcome. Come to lunch with us Thursday. You can park your plane in my hangar.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV-14 03-14-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,221
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome aboard, Rich! We've all been...

Welcome aboard, Rich! We've all been there....it's a journey and you don't even know what you don't know (but you'll learn). And it's worth it.

Welcome again!

b,d
Forum: Texas (North) 03-12-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Justin, I'll be out there 9am Tuesday morning if...

Justin,
I'll be out there 9am Tuesday morning if you want to relocate to my hangar. You can keep it in there for the weekend if need be.

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 32,891
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation SB 18-02-02 Potential cracking in the horizontal stabilator front spar

Issued today:


RV-12. Before further flight.

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/sb18-02-02.pdf

"Inspect stabilator front spar for cracks. If cracks are not present the aircraft may be returned to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-14-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,757
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you!

Well now we know. Thank you. I figured somebody with the same style would recognize it. If anyone has (2) lens kits they are parting out, please let me know.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-14-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,757
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Can you identify this wingtip lens?

Can somebody help me identify the maker of this plexi lens? It's on a circa 2010 8A (non-batwing) and we believe the lens was heated to make the Whelen bulb fit. There is a desire by the new owner...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 01-25-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,905
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Probable Cause List Updated 1/25/18.

(16) new probable cause documents have been published since the last update of the RV Accident Probable Cause Listings page at:

http://www.vansairforce.net/AccidentsAndSynopsis.htm (8.6MB...
Forum: Tools 01-17-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Retractable Wheels on Workbench

This was featured on the front page of VansAirForce.net on 1/17/18. Duplicating here.

Video of wheels being extended/retracted:
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/MiscPublic/i-P6QN8Md/O

Wheels are...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-07-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 92,661
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding Brian!!!! Many...

Outstanding Brian!!!! Many congratulations!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By DeltaRomeo
That's what I do also. I compose in a word...

That's what I do also. I compose in a word processor and then copy/paste into the forums. Let's me think about things all day (or days) if needed.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-07-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,423
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Great vid, Axel, and wonderful getting to see you...

Great vid, Axel, and wonderful getting to see you and your Dad over the holidays.

U da man!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,119
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hello again and apologies in advance for this...

Hello again and apologies in advance for this commercial.

There are about 36 hours or so left in 2017 if you would like to get that 2017 honor system donation in under the wire using a credit card....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,119
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation VAF Honor System Donations Down 14% in 2017.

Please excuse this commercial, but there are less than three days left in 2017. If you haven’t sent in your 2017 honor system donation and would like to do so here at the end with a credit card,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Merry Christmas everyone!

...and a Happy New Year from Susie, Audrey, Tate, Moondog and myself.

Hope you're getting to enjoy the day with family and friends.

Warmest regards to all,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,849
Posted By DeltaRomeo
10,000!

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/press_releases/Vans_10000_Flying.pdf

v/r,
dr
Forum: Texas (North) 11-17-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Yup.

John, you can store your RV in my hangar at 52F FOR FREE. Give me a shout when it gets a little closer. I'm very happy to help.

vafdr

NOTE: For anyone visiting 52F in their RV I would suggest...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-11-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By DeltaRomeo
My original electric fuel pump finally gives up the ghost after 15 years.

This morning before turning the key in the RV-6 I noticed the boost pump didn’t make a sound. Tried tapping it with a hammer and that didn’t work either ;^). The extent of my troubleshooting skills...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-09-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,954
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I will second that! And to add to it, *I* DEMAND...

I will second that! And to add to it, *I* DEMAND civil discourse between advertisers on *MY* website.

I'm locking this thread.

Will I kick an advertiser off the site if they abuse my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,450
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sigh....

PPPPLLLLLEEEEAAAAASSSSSSEEEEEE go read this and respect my wishes regarding image hosting:

http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/ImagesInForums/images.htm

I'm closing this thread now and am asking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Please visit the first few paragraphs of the link...

Please visit the first few paragraphs of the link here again regarding why I don't host images. Special note on the sentences regarding...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Update:

Brad showed up at 52F yesterday, and this time I was there to meet him. Nice guy….for an Aggie ;^). Went to lunch with us and had some laughs.

After lunch I had the nice experience of giving...
Forum: ADS-B 10-19-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
Posted By DeltaRomeo
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=154376
Forum: Web Site Development 10-05-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,455
Posted By DeltaRomeo
TT won't let me embed ads.....and those ads, and...

TT won't let me embed ads.....and those ads, and the wonderful advertisers behind them, help me keep the VAF lights on, and pay my mortgage and feed my family ;^).

If you'd like to email me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sorry I missed you...

Brad, sorry I wasn't there when you came by.

Monk's a good guy, and I'm guessing the other one was Gary Platner talking about Vietnam. Fun people to be around, as you now know, and welcome to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,638
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Elk strike Oregon coast. Pilot/pax OK. Plane totaled.

I'm very grateful to read that the pilot and passenger were not injured. This could've been much...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations on your first flight!

Congratulations! That is one beautiful airplane you have there.

Wishing you many decades of flying enjoyment!

Kindest regards always,
Forum: Texas (North) 09-08-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,033
Posted By DeltaRomeo
9/8/17 Update

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/52F-New-Runway/i-hf3FgzM/X2/https://photos.smugmug.com/52F-New-Runway/i-hf3FgzM/0/0efd56e2/X2/IMG_7792-X2.jpg

Full size at:...
Forum: RV-12 09-02-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Please do offer condolences.

Please do offer words of prayer and condolence to those affected. When I have funeral information I will post it (if that is what the family wants).

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,007
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Exclamation RV-12 Crash (Fatal)

It is with a heavy heart I report an RV-12 crashed yesterday - the pilot was fatally injured. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of those...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-21-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By DeltaRomeo
My RV-6 mechanic for the past 15...

My RV-6 mechanic for the past 15 years:

http://www.vansairforce.net/Graphics/monksCard.jpg

I eat lunch with the guy most weekdays. 20 minutes from downtown Fort Worth. Also, Walt's on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,970
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Jaw. On. Floor. Can I go ahead now and ask for a...

Jaw. On. Floor.

Can I go ahead now and ask for a full size of this to make the September wallpaper VAF calendar?

v/r,
dr
Forum: Texas (North) 08-20-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,033
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Online petition most likely in the near future...

Thank you John! The petition is on a clipboard in my Jeep (gauging interest with the property owners and renters at 52F). So far I've asked 45 people and got 45 signatures - batting a...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-20-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,033
Posted By DeltaRomeo
No, but we're working on that now <g>. FMI:...

No, but we're working on that now <g>.

FMI: www.AeroValleyAirport.org
Forum: Painting your RV 08-10-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,422
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Painting for Idiots (by Scott Black)

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_8DgKzT_eudWHduTTFmV2lVeXgwRnMweVROcWJsQlNyUHJJ

(written by Scott...posted by dr)
Forum: Texas (North) 08-07-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,033
Posted By DeltaRomeo
FAA shows it NOTAM'd closed....

The FAA says it's closed, and that's the source all the other sites like airnav pull from.
https://notams.aim.faa.gov/notamSearch/
Forum: Texas (North) 08-05-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,033
Posted By DeltaRomeo
$50K engineering/plans by...

$50K engineering/plans by http://www.hwlochner.com/services_aviation-hexagon.html
$75K for drainage improvements prior to runway constructions (200+ trailers of silt trucked off)...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-04-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,033
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What Chris said....

Page 16 and 17 at:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_8DgKzT_eudMktqVk5acUpMdDg

shows the displaced threshold on the plans. Very exciting times for our home field.

v/r,
dr
Forum: California 07-26-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By DeltaRomeo
(thread drift) I was the one who moved this thread from 'General' into 'California'

just FYI...and good luck on your search! And welcome to the forum!

v/r,
dr
Forum: California 07-26-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By DeltaRomeo
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