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Old 09-15-2019, 09:50 PM
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Default What did you do with your RV this weekend? (9/14/19)

I thought that it may be fun to hear what others did this weekend. Feel free to add your weekend building, flying, or tinkering adventure.

As for me, my wife and I took our RV-9A from Carlsbad to Santa Monica. We had lunch there, and then flew back to Carlsbad.

Beautiful day for flying, we went from 85 degrees in Carlsbad to 73 degrees in Santa Monica. Upon landing in Santa Monica, we joined another RV in transient parking.

My wife enjoyed the flight, and looks forward to next weekend, when we'll be flying to the San Francisco Bay Area to see her parents. She prefers 1.5 hour legs, so we'll stop for lunch on our way to and from.
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Old 09-15-2019, 10:21 PM
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I flew to Minden on Friday afternoon and met a friend and we went to the Reno air races. Unfortunately, a cold front approaching the west coast came faster than originally forecast, so I had to leave Sunday AM for home, or I was not going to make it home for the better part of a week.
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Old 09-15-2019, 10:34 PM
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My wife and I flew from LGB to VGT on Friday. The purpose? Why to take in the Eric Clapton concert Friday night! We stayed the night then flew to Big Bear for breakfast the next morning. Fun times!

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Old 09-15-2019, 10:47 PM
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Tampa to Denver, IFR. What a fantastic machine.
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Old 09-15-2019, 10:56 PM
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Tampa to Denver, IFR. What a fantastic machine.
Hard to beat an RV.

"What a fantastic machine" really says it best. I find that the RV just does whatever I ask it to do, and makes it fun in the process.
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Old 09-16-2019, 12:52 AM
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Hard to beat an RV.

"What a fantastic machine" really says it best. I find that the RV just does whatever I ask it to do, and makes it fun in the process.
Yes hard to beat an RV and they are a fantastic machine, not too sure I'd go IFR though in any single! Still each to their own
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Old 09-16-2019, 04:48 AM
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Greensburg Indiana, yahoo. Nobody here but me and this old ladder. Perfect.



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Old 09-16-2019, 06:06 AM
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Saturday morning I woke to low overcast, which didn't clear until after noon.

Scratched the plan to go to the AOPA fly-in.

So, I pushed the plane outside and set the new industrial shelving and started reorganizing my hangar. Sunday was more of the same.

The hangar looks a lot better. Still some work to do but I have gained a lot of floor space!
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Old 09-16-2019, 06:46 AM
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Austin to Sedona NM for lunch after hiking the airport loop for 2hrs, then on to Vegas.


Hiked some pretty crazy stuff at Red Rock Canyon.


1.5hr flying tour with 4 RVs around Hoover dam, Grand Canyon, Lake Mead, Valley of fire, Red Rock Canyon (from the air this time).




A full Dam tour of Hoover dam, from the inside .


An evening of hangar flying and fun with friends, including Jeremiah Weed.


A full day of flying back from Vegas to Austin to include some nice solid IMC in rain in the high desert.


Just your standard RV stuff. Back to W-O-R-K on Monday.
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Old 09-16-2019, 06:51 AM
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Local flight (CYQF Red Deer, AB) over the city on Friday and then down to High River (CEN4) for their rescheduled fly-in breakfast. Skirted Calgary's class C on the way down, did an easy transition through on the way home. Great weekend for flying, wonder how many more of those we're going to get this year.
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