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Old 03-04-2018, 11:24 PM
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Default RV-8 and the Alternate Plan

Saturday (3/3/18) was a slightly better day on the wet side of the mountains in Washington State. We had planned a trip to the dry side, but lots of clouds over the mountains made that seem unwise. Anyway, it looked a lot like this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZlL8P_CAlbA
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Old 03-05-2018, 12:49 AM
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Nice Video! It is visible that you have installed VGs on your wing. Why did you do that? Did you have any Problems?
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Old 03-05-2018, 04:33 AM
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Thanks for the video! Just up having my first cup of coffee and it was a nice way to wake up!
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Old 03-05-2018, 02:07 PM
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Yup, that's the problem with those darn RV-8s ...

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Old 03-05-2018, 02:08 PM
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It is visible that you have installed VGs on your wing. Why did you do that? Did you have any Problems?
I didn't install the VG's, they were there when I bought it. In fact, they were there when the guy I bought it from bought it. For the kind of flying I do I don't think they really help, in fact they may cost a couple of knots.

They were installed before paint, so if I can find a place to touch up the paint I will probably remove them (they come off quite easily).
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Old 03-05-2018, 11:22 PM
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That's at least 3 RV-8s in Puget Sound area 3-3-2018, I met Andy Karmy gassing up to head out at Crest when Marilyn and I were headed to Skagit Regional to visit with a T-18 friend at the restaurant, then we were off to Lopez Island for a walk in one of the most beautiful settings (feed the fitbit!) Then back to Kiona (WN-55) and around snow falling on Mt Rainier. What a Day!
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Old 03-06-2018, 12:19 PM
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Three RV-8's in the Puget Sound area? There were three just on the ramp at Chehalis while we were there. It was almost a fly in.
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