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Forum: Safety Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,937
Posted By BCP Boys
This is what I was referring to, however, I...

This is what I was referring to, however, I thought if you were on an IFR plan and then chose to go "VFR over the top" you also stayed in contact with ATC but were essentially on your own as you...
Forum: Safety 10-16-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,937
Posted By BCP Boys
You are so right bud, and officially I believe...

You are so right bud, and officially I believe it's called VFR on top and you must be in contact with ATC... but I can't tell you how many times I've seen other VFR Pilots do this... Not me, I have 4...
Forum: Safety 10-15-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,937
Posted By BCP Boys
2 comments: Fly in weather that you are...

2 comments:

Fly in weather that you are comfortable with. Don't look back at what couldn't have been.
With that said, look again at what Kyle said. At some point, you have to learn what kind of...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-14-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,400
Posted By BCP Boys
Very Sad

My deepest thoughts and prayers for Jon's family and close friends. Jon was definitely one who I admired in the VAF community.

RIP Jon
Forum: Safety 09-26-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not disagreeing with this by any means, but...

I'm not disagreeing with this by any means, but please take note of the First line and don't do this in a -6 ,-7 or -8 if you are a low time RV pilot and especially if you are a low time pilot. The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-26-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,785
Posted By BCP Boys
still not sure how this works

I've flown 3 approaches in the last week and non of them were successful using VNAV to automatically capture and descend down to IAF altitude. Am I correct to assume to this feature is to be used or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By BCP Boys
Jerry my friend, I wish you the best and have a...

Jerry my friend,
I wish you the best and have a feeling you are going to bring home the Gold. Honored to be your friend and the success couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. I know Mark is proud...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By BCP Boys
Mine is less than that distance in my RV7. ...

Mine is less than that distance in my RV7. Everything works perfectly.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice !

This is the reason why someone should choose a leader like Garmin. Continuous development, great products, great customer support, great integration, compatibility with newer hardware and older...
Forum: Safety 07-29-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,187
Posted By BCP Boys
1 miles spacing

Oh yes, as John (jbDC9) stated, the 1 mile spacing doesn’t work. There were at least 200 airplanes in the approach when I arrived, if half were circling both lakes and the other half were in single...
Forum: Safety 07-29-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,187
Posted By BCP Boys
There is no 1 answer

I don't think there is 1 single answer that is the right solution here. Several things went wrong and some of the suggestions here are really good suggestions. On Monday fairly early there were...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,880
Posted By BCP Boys
Friday departure

Well, it was a great morning to fly home. With all the new innovations in the aviation world, I just had to stay one more day and take it all in. Other than the trip up to OSH, and the terrible...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,621
Posted By BCP Boys
Do what you are comfortable doing

Brian, I'm by no means an expert but no one has really answered your original question or given you any options so I'm going to attempt it. I'm in a similar situation as you but a bit more stubborn....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,981
Posted By BCP Boys
Awesome !! See you there Vic.

Awesome !! See you there Vic.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,338
Posted By BCP Boys
Tom, we will keep Suzanne in our prayers. Stay...

Tom, we will keep Suzanne in our prayers. Stay strong and come back with more positive news sir.

God Bless
Forum: Safety 07-15-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 63,720
Posted By BCP Boys
So painful

Even though I've listened to this before, it's so painful to listen to this. Imagine if there were 1000 pilots coming in doing the same thing. It would be a disaster! Hopefully, someone spoke to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By BCP Boys
The only issues that I've ever heard of with...

The only issues that I've ever heard of with iPads is overheating when in direct sun light. I've never heard of any limitations and never experienced any either. I've used mine several times over...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice Job

Great job and congrats to all of the students. You all are doing some fantastic work.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By BCP Boys
Use AVGas as everyone said, and then leave it...

Use AVGas as everyone said, and then leave it alone. If you keep trying to get it out it will essentially dull your paint or even rub it off, depending how nice your paint job is. Even if it has...
Forum: Safety 06-06-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,874
Posted By BCP Boys
never figured out where it went. I know it...

never figured out where it went. I know it didn't leak. No puddles, no blue spots below the wing, just gone. 5 finger discount.
I changed locks, and 2 months later moved to a 60x60 hanger with a...
Forum: Safety 06-06-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,874
Posted By BCP Boys
100% agree with David and appreciate you brining...

100% agree with David and appreciate you brining this up to sort of wake us up from complacency. Axel, I understand what you are trying to accomplish as well but hear me out as I'm guilty of this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,676
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow, an incredible pace is an understatement. ...

Wow, an incredible pace is an understatement. Nice job. Hope to see you around the Alabama and Georgia fly-ins now :-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By BCP Boys
G3X Touch EFIS Settings

Well I've been flying behind the new panel now for just over a week now and I have to say it's great and a bit overwhelming. I would like to further enhance the EFIS settings with color coded...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,934
Posted By BCP Boys
Glad the Pilot survived, especially being at...

Glad the Pilot survived, especially being at night. Prayers for his speedy and complete recovery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,683
Posted By BCP Boys
Can you please provide more details about this...

Can you please provide more details about this mod? where do you get the silicone earbuds? I see you are in Spain so we may not have the "store" here in the US but it would be nice to see your mod....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,683
Posted By BCP Boys
This subject is very much a personal preference,...

This subject is very much a personal preference, more than most other things that we discuss here. Even the "performance" of each brand that is judged is all based on person preference. I have Bose...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-29-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,228
Posted By BCP Boys
The hanger gremlins must of have visited my...

The hanger gremlins must of have visited my hanger in the past year. I've been flying my -7 for over 4 years now and the first 3 years I flew it, there was no need for rudder correction in cruise. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,648
Posted By BCP Boys
Yes. Pictures are showing up great

Yes. Pictures are showing up great
Forum: Web Site Development 05-22-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,221
Posted By BCP Boys
Dan, You are sort of on the right track. The...

Dan,
You are sort of on the right track. The issue is that at any time the hosting company that you use can stop allowing you to link photos to 3rd party links. Then what happens? You have to find...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-22-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,961
Posted By BCP Boys
Very nice video Brian. Thanks for sharing.

Very nice video Brian. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Safety 05-21-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm a fairly avid RC Flyer as well and have...

I'm a fairly avid RC Flyer as well and have invested thousands on planes and batteries from 2 cell to 6 cell. We use Lipo bags when we charge the batteries because that is "usually" when things can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,297
Posted By BCP Boys
Thanks Steve. That sums it up very well and much...

Thanks Steve. That sums it up very well and much easier to understand.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,297
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not sure if anything has changed from 7...

I'm not sure if anything has changed from 7 months ago but I'm trying to figure this out as well. If you have a G3X Touch and GTN650, what is the best package to purchase if you want to fly IFR on...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-13-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,208
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice!

Great post smokey :). You are a class act sir and I thank you for the freedom that you have helped provide. For those of you who have never dealt with Smokey, I had the pleasure to buy a car from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By BCP Boys
Responded to Kevin, and Jesse I'll call you......

Responded to Kevin, and Jesse I'll call you... it's time to catch up :-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By BCP Boys
Are you going to Oshkosh? Do you need a place to stay?

Some of fellow RV buddies and I are looking to rent a house near OSH for our stay during the show, however, most of the homes we are looking at are asking for an entire week but we don't need the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-03-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm only repeating what I was told so take it for...

I'm only repeating what I was told so take it for what's it's worth. I was told to mount it as level as possible for all 3 axis' , roll, pitch and yaw, not upside down and with the connector end...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,477
Posted By BCP Boys
Jerry you are the man :D Congrats bud.

Jerry you are the man :D Congrats bud.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,536
Posted By BCP Boys
HBC

For the paste several years I've been able to get a fairly good spot on Friday or early Saturday at HBC. I would say that it starts to fill up by late Saturday and some years in the past, even by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By BCP Boys
Jerry! Congrats to you my friend. That is such...

Jerry! Congrats to you my friend. That is such great news. So happy for you. One of these days I'm going to have a the pleasure of watching you in action.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-01-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By BCP Boys
Ive been to many golf outings in my -7 and I can...

Ive been to many golf outings in my -7 and I can make it work. What I mean by that is I do have to take the clubs out of the bag for them to fit well. A little inconvenient but works well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,593
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow, isn't this stuff like the ABC's of the...

Wow, isn't this stuff like the ABC's of the Private Pilot training? How could someone argue these points. There is only 1 right answer. If this person was a good friend and I could cut up with...
Forum: Reviews 03-08-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By BCP Boys
nice write up and nice upgrade Mike. Quick...

nice write up and nice upgrade Mike. Quick question: I know there are many options for the LED light strip, but where did you get that one?
Forum: RV-10 02-18-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By BCP Boys
Calhoun

Manni, if you want to come down to Calhoun I can put you in touch with Keith. He and his brother check the forums but not as often as they use to.

My hanger is across from theirs and will be happy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,831
Posted By BCP Boys
The rudder turned out great Marvin :D

The rudder turned out great Marvin :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By BCP Boys
Agree on HBC

I have to agree on Home Built Camping. My first trip to Oshkosh with my -7 was the most memorable because I camped by my plane and was able to spend time with other RV owners and builders. Then I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,025
Posted By BCP Boys
Hi Dan, There was a post a while back around...

Hi Dan,
There was a post a while back around using a Trusted 3rd party for a low fee. For example you can use Stein as a 3rd party to the transaction. If the buyer is not comfortable in sending...
Forum: ADS-B 02-05-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By BCP Boys
Hi Chris, Dave is correct. The important part...

Hi Chris,
Dave is correct. The important part is that your GPS or position source must be WAAS capable. Its one of the reasons why folks are getting rid of their GNS 430's (non-WAAS) and opting to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By BCP Boys
Stein

There is a reason why Stein is so busy. If you want your harness done right call them.
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,223
Posted By BCP Boys
I use Mineral Spirit.

I use Mineral Spirit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,571
Posted By BCP Boys
Also, if you have the room on your panel you can...

Also, if you have the room on your panel you can flush mount them. I have the G5 as well and it'a nice addition.
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-08-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 94,831
Posted By BCP Boys
Congrats! That's some nice bling :D

Congrats! That's some nice bling :D
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,281
Posted By BCP Boys
I have the far left one in that picture. I don't...

I have the far left one in that picture. I don't go to the detail that Vic does (although i just learned a trick or two) but I have it plugged in to one of those GSM switches. I use the app to turn...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,324
Posted By BCP Boys
I have to admit that I have a complacency to fuel...

I have to admit that I have a complacency to fuel starvation because it's not something that I worry about on cross country flights :eek: . My body simply can't sit in any small plane for more than...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not a builder but I do remember one of the...

I'm not a builder but I do remember one of the first things that they builder who I purchased my plane from told me was that he had gone through a couple of the "standard" size Starters before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,745
Posted By BCP Boys
Tracy, Take a quick flight down to Calhoun Ga...

Tracy,
Take a quick flight down to Calhoun Ga (KCZL) . Not only we would love to meet another RV mate, but I will make sure Mark is available to meet you and you all will hit it off well, I'm sure....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By BCP Boys
Merry Christmas to all. What a pleasure to be...

Merry Christmas to all. What a pleasure to be part of such an incredible community.

Doug, a special thanks to you and your family. Hopefully more and more members will see and understand the...
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,371
Posted By BCP Boys
4 1/2 years

Yeah I have a pair of PC680s that have been working great for 4 1/2 years. I expect to get 5 out of them and replace with 2 new ones. I have 2 batteries because I have a 2 separate buses in my...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-10-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By BCP Boys
Very impressive !:D

Very impressive !:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,772
Posted By BCP Boys
I didn't vote because I did not build my -7, but...

I didn't vote because I did not build my -7, but I can say with certainty that I would not have purchased an RV without discovering this site. It is one of the reasons why I'm so adamant about...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-17-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,962
Posted By BCP Boys
The only issue with with the "nosegear" in the...

The only issue with with the "nosegear" in the both the 7A and 14A is that it's in the wrong place:D ... Someone done missed up and moved it :p:rolleyes::p:rolleyes:
Forum: Safety 10-19-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,712
Posted By BCP Boys
thank you

This is the second Earth X battery meltdown in flight incident that I know of in 2 years. Please STOP putting these batteries inside the cockpit. I won't say anymore than that. If you want to...
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