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Old 11-27-2015, 11:53 AM
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?.....WX keeps me from reaching planned KTFP and we improvise watching the front.
I never did that in my -6, hmmmm. I have several times in my Tcraft but it's a lot easier.

Vman, just got home from my -6 Albuquerque to Phoenix to Venice trip via Dallas. Great tailwinds. Stop when you get in the neighborhood. I still have those -6 parts for your friend.
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Old 11-28-2015, 11:28 AM
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Looks like you passed us up. You could post some pics.

Especially your co-pilot!
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Old 11-28-2015, 12:01 PM
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Check. Now I officially have the slowest RV in the world...
Congrats Vlad! RV9 is a great plane, isn't it. Of course a highly skilled pilot at the helm is also being demonstrated here.
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Old 11-28-2015, 10:44 PM
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Default Special safety equipment for flying in reverse

Vlad, what does FAA require for reverse flight? Backup lights? Side view mirrors? Backup camera system? A backup radar system? You've really expanded the envelope and aviation may not be the same again. John
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Old 12-02-2015, 07:45 PM
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So far as I know, you only need reversible Nav lights. Don't the FAR's accept the original taillight as the new landing light, and vice versa?
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Old 12-02-2015, 07:49 PM
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As long as they don't require those annoying backup beepers they use on garbage trucks I'm happy.
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