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Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat Today, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By Vlad
Kurt sent me scans here are the screenshots....

Kurt sent me scans here are the screenshots. First page in Spanish the second one is translated. Thank you Kurt!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 203,924
Posted By Vlad
Bird repellent

Steve,
Can you think of some sort of spike thingy on top of the rudder to prevent birds landing on it? It’s a disaster this year. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Vlad
Will do and report thanks Larry!

Will do and report thanks Larry!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-21-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By Vlad
Amazing! CJ let's plan an African invasion in...

Amazing! CJ let's plan an African invasion in 2021 (rainy year 2023) :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-21-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Vlad
Found a set thanks Jim :)

Found a set thanks Jim :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Vlad
Larry while you are still here I have a question....

Larry while you are still here I have a question. I examined closely my exhaust recently and noticed a white ragged line around the joint. What could it be? A crack?...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-20-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Vlad
If there is a desire to split (I need 4) I am in....

If there is a desire to split (I need 4) I am in. :)
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-20-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By Vlad
Thank you very much guys! Based on your...

Thank you very much guys! Based on your suggestions I just plotted a nice zigzag for a weekend or two. Or three. Keep them coming......
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-19-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By Vlad
Fly Wisconsin

Through the years I landed at many airports in the great state of Wisconsin. Nearly all my flights were transient. Mostly for fuel sometimes overnight diverting from weather. Recently I received a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good choice! Tool up and roll your sleeves :)

Good choice! Tool up and roll your sleeves :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By Vlad
Thanks for a PIREP Roy. It is “interesting”...

Thanks for a PIREP Roy. It is “interesting” indeed. I do enjoy 500’ departures though :D
Forum: Painting your RV 04-13-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,075
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Looking great Mike! I already have and idea where...

Looking great Mike! I already have and idea where we will do a nice air-to-air shots. In the same stone tunnel by Seward :)
Or over Harding Icefield.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-08-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,473
Posted By Vlad
No wonder Jeff and I couldn't catch you. I always...

No wonder Jeff and I couldn't catch you. I always carry a proper tool (sledge) to fix stuff on the go :D


https://oi447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Fearless%20Mike%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-08-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Airports visited App

There is an app for everything. Except "Airports Visited" map. Glen, Tom why don't you develop one? :)

I was looking through my paper logbooks the other day trying to find a destination I've been...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,030
Posted By Vlad
Been through tons of those. Didn't stay long and...

Been through tons of those. Didn't stay long and never came back :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-06-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,710
Posted By Vlad
Ajo

Sandy you mentioned Ajo is that P01 Eric Marcus Municipal? Do they have any fuel? Tell me more about that airport please. Their listed phone # seems to be disconnected :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-05-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,265
Posted By Vlad
Nota Informativa

Hi Kurt,
Could you please forward a copy of Nota Informativa to N666BK@gmail.com
Thanks,
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-03-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice shop

Nice shop Ryan! Surely beats city quarters. Looking forward to first flight 2025!

Folks Ryan was a CFI and Chief Pilot with an elite flight school in the North East. Many capable people got their...
Forum: Reviews 04-01-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Mine is in service since 2008. Last seven years I...

Mine is in service since 2008. Last seven years I use it nearly every day and it lays under the elements. Other then replacing the bolts with AN hardware no other maintenance is done on it. Good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,241
Posted By Vlad
Been there. Winds in Kansastan do wonders...

Been there. Winds in Kansastan do wonders :D

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Easing%20the%20maintenance/tiedown%20test%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-31-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Vlad
John don't worry about scratches just get it...

John don't worry about scratches just get it airborne. Your painter will take care of them :)

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Daily%20Pictures/KCKV%20%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By Vlad
In the beginning of Phase 2 I overlooked this...

In the beginning of Phase 2 I overlooked this feature. Bolts were not drilled for safety wire and I flew some hours with ladings on unimproved surfaces. On a preflight I noticed an extra play in the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-28-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By Vlad
What John said...

What John said :)

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Daily%20Pictures/Ivanpah%20-%201.jpg (http://s447.photobucket.com/user/N666BK/media/Daily%20Pictures/Ivanpah%20-%201.jpg.html)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-26-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations Tim!

I enjoyed your trip report Josh thanks. Good to see familiar airports you guys flew through. Is Rex still fueling airplanes? Nice job on wx diversions and flight planning! Looking forward to your...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-25-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,226
Posted By Vlad
10 east of KFFT . Blackhawks.

10 east of KFFT . Blackhawks.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-25-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,226
Posted By Vlad
Bill it looks like we crossed each other path...

Bill it looks like we crossed each other path over the weekend. I was checking on my bourbon stash in KY. A good quarter inch was missing in that bottle. The keeper said it's likely evaporated...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-25-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By Vlad
Congratulation Denis! I remember the feeling. The...

Congratulation Denis! I remember the feeling. The move might slow you down a bit :)
Forum: Northeast 03-21-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 885
Posted By Vlad
Dave out of KASH

Paul there is an active builder in NH. I was fascinated with his work for years. He is a perfectionist and once in a while he opens his hangar for everybody to come. He has a detailed website...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By Vlad
Glad to hear the patrols will be resumed. :)

Glad to hear the patrols will be resumed. :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-18-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By Vlad
Amazing! I’ve never seen anything like that....

Amazing! I’ve never seen anything like that. Thanks for sharing Bruce.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-17-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Vlad
Dave12 is based at 58M in Maryland. Has equipment...

Dave12 is based at 58M in Maryland. Has equipment and skills. Did a nice job on mine highly recommended.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-15-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,150
Posted By Vlad
Buy it and enjoy. Take my good buddy Dave12 on...

Buy it and enjoy. Take my good buddy Dave12 on his offer he is a short hop from Martin State. A class act gentleman and a skilled craftsman. Did a lot of work on my airplane.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-11-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,469
Posted By Vlad
Good choice Chuck! Life will never be the same...

Good choice Chuck! Life will never be the same :)

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Aleutian%20Campaign/Shishaldin%20-%201%202.jpg...
Forum: Northeast 03-09-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 57,684
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Last day of 2019 ice season

Today was the last day of ice runway at Alton Bay. It was a good season. Looking forward to 2020 good job airport crew! Thank YOU!...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-08-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By Vlad
Interested as well. Good opportunity to stretch...

Interested as well. Good opportunity to stretch the legs.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-05-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By Vlad
I was a big fan of M airstop tubes till I got a...

I was a big fan of M airstop tubes till I got a bad batch couple years ago. Two brand new tubes went flat within a month. I found a micro crack along the perimeter on both. Likely a long term storage...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-04-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,734
Posted By Vlad
Thanks. Where did you get info about the Iceport...

Thanks. Where did you get info about the Iceport Fly in?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,033
Posted By Vlad
Wires

Doc I guess we need the same medicine :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,385
Posted By Vlad
I don't remember Jeff. These came with new...

I don't remember Jeff. These came with new Lycoming engine then exhaust came with own gaskets all metal.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-02-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,634
Posted By Vlad
Grab a box of military rations. Hard to beat in...

Grab a box of military rations. Hard to beat in weight, easiness to prepare and calories. Even tastes ok when you are hungry...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,385
Posted By Vlad
Yes, Jeff very happy. No leaks for long time....

Yes, Jeff very happy. No leaks for long time. These types.

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Easing%20the%20maintenance/gasket3.jpg...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-02-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Beautiful airplane

2012. Somewhere in Montana :)

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Aurora%20-%201.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Vlad
Use your dinner table. Cover it with either...

Use your dinner table. Cover it with either plywood or other material to prevent drilling through. :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-27-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up National Geographics

You do know your territory Mike. Enjoyed write up. Looking forward to seeing you in New England.

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Aleutian%20Campaign/Kenai%20-%201%2016.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By Vlad
Mike ask him if he knows the gent who put his RV9...

Mike ask him if he knows the gent who put his RV9 on floats. Please. He is somewhere in your woods :)
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-24-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Vlad
Andy take a look at DWG 19. There should be all...

Andy take a look at DWG 19. There should be all FW penetration points measurements.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-23-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,843
Posted By Vlad
Very nice Sir thanks for sharing! Some day... :)

Very nice Sir thanks for sharing! Some day... :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-22-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,053
Posted By Vlad
I just want to double check is it for skis only?...

I just want to double check is it for skis only? I received a message a week ago that runway won't be plowed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Vlad
FA43 Dog Island

If you are comfortable with grass runways go to Dog Island FA43. Heavenly place very secluded. The pristine beaches are a short walk. I've been there three times love it. Here is a little write up...
Forum: Midwest 02-17-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,209
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good job old man. On all counts. Did I tell you...

Good job old man. On all counts. Did I tell you how I love winters? :D
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-16-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Vlad
Give it another 1/16 Ron.

Give it another 1/16 Ron.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-16-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,771
Posted By Vlad
I bet the bracket distortion was forced by the...

I bet the bracket distortion was forced by the wheel fairing. Either somebody stepped on it or it hit something. Could even touch the tarmac in a strong xwind if the pant sits too low. Also Tim while...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,700
Posted By Vlad
Fly in registration closed

The capacity has been reached. Only 40 airplanes (https://lcspacefestival.com/open-house-days-fly-in-registration-form/) were admitted. Any RVators managed to register? I missed the opportunity :o
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-14-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,521
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Bald Mountain Camp 2019 Fly In

They had THREE runways this year. Two plowed ice and one packed snow. There was a Burning Man like circle in the middle. Cool view from the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-12-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,659
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Браво! Well equipped ship too!

Браво! Well equipped ship too!
Forum: Northeast 02-12-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 57,684
Posted By Vlad
It happened one hour after I tried to land. I was...

It happened one hour after I tried to land. I was communicating with a Bald Mountain Camp air boss on the same freq at the time of mishap. It happens there was a rough air over Alton Bay.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,176
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Well done Doug! Press to ATP.

Well done Doug! Press to ATP.
Forum: Northeast 02-11-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 57,684
Posted By Vlad
Alton Bay 2019

I went up north a while ago. On my way to Rangeley ME I decided to land on famous ice. It was windy and not many planes made it that day....
Forum: Northwest 02-09-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,233
Posted By Vlad
I hear you Mike we have that kind of powder in...

I hear you Mike we have that kind of powder in New Jersey too. The amount of snow is not the killing part, the wind chill and ice are....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 203,924
Posted By Vlad
Very interested Steve. Thanks to a Marine One I...

Very interested Steve. Thanks to a Marine One I was repositioned to a parking spot with more favorable winds. Tailwinds were beating me for three years now it's all head wind :D

I will forward...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-03-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By Vlad
I have found that a little undertight of specs...

I have found that a little undertight of specs works better on an ice runway. Hi Roger :)
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,828
Posted By Vlad
I routed a simple blast tube to fuel pump from...

I routed a simple blast tube to fuel pump from the plenum. Safety wired the end of the cooling conduit at pump safety wires. RTV at the top :) I am sure it helped pump to get to 3,000 hours.
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