VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

- POSTING RULES
- Donate yearly (please).
- Advertise in here!

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

  #51  
Old 10-22-2016, 02:56 AM
eddieseve eddieseve is offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 561
Default

Hi Vlad,

We are hoping to do the crinkly bits next year autum/winter and the group is growing ;-)

Cheers
__________________
Eddie Seve
Sydney Australia
First Flight 16th July 2012
RV-7 Phase 2, 30 Oct 2012
610 hrs Jan 2017
VAF dues paid 2016
Reply With Quote
  #52  
Old 10-22-2016, 07:53 AM
dwilson dwilson is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 426
Default Check your Private Messages

Haydn,
Have a look at your Private Messages.
__________________
Duane Wilson

RV9A. Built, flew 1000 hours, Sold

RV10 195 hours

2016 dues paid

Southwest Washington
Reply With Quote
  #53  
Old 01-08-2017, 05:10 PM
haydnc haydnc is offline
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 57
Default

We've had some time over the Christmas holidays to get a few more videos done. This is Episode 7 which can be watched on youtube here



We flew into the Murray Bridge Aerodrome, which is in close proximity to the Murray River. The Murray is the 3rd longest navigable river in the world after the Amazon and the Nile. It's a lesser known Aussie icon winding through some impressive Aussie scenery.


There are towns spotted all along the Murray, rather then bridges there are ferry crossing in pretty much every town.


We spent 8 day with family, on a luxury houseboat exploring the River.


The Murray was once a highway for boats transporting goods to inland Australia. In recent times boats have been replaced with trucks and trains. Today the Murray is only used for recreation. The most popular activies are fishing, skiing and houseboats. We spent most of our week skiing.


Next stop Kangaroo Island... it's off the bottom of Australia, just down from Adelaide.


We followed the coastline down from Murray Bridge, it was a spectacular view. The photos don't do it justice. The ocean was an impressive shade of blue, against the white sandy beaches it looked picture perfect.


Crossing over the ocean we reach the northern tip of the island. On the map the island is such a small spec compared to Australia, we got a bit of a surprise to see how big the island really is.


Our first look at the island as we fly over the top. Being an island we some how had an image in our heads of palm tree's, tropical white sandy beaches. What we found was more dry bush lands and beaches with white sand.



Another go around! 3 wind socks on the field and all pointing in different directions!



__________________
Haydn C
Newcastle, Australia
Reply With Quote
  #54  
Old 01-17-2017, 01:54 AM
haydnc haydnc is offline
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 57
Default Kangaroo Island

Ep 8 Kangaroo Island in 24 hours is on youtube now
__________________
Haydn C
Newcastle, Australia
Reply With Quote
  #55  
Old 01-17-2017, 11:56 AM
Bill Palmer Bill Palmer is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Chino Hills, CA
Posts: 380
Thumbs up Kangaroo Island!

Great Episode; Very Well Done! Pam & I just added Kangaroo Island to our “Bucket List.” Thanks, Haydn & Alicia!
__________________
Bill Palmer
Chino Hills, CA
Reply With Quote
  #56  
Old 03-15-2017, 01:31 AM
haydnc haydnc is offline
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 57
Default Episode 9

We've finally got Ep. 9 done - Ep9. MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY - I've hit a bird (Bird Strike).


Its OK, it wasnt us! We were on frequency when Mike Greenwood's hit a bird that smashed through his window. You can read his story here.

The ATSB report here.





We find a pretty little coastal town built on the banks of Lake Albert, with an airstrip really close to the the town centre. It was a place we’d never heard of before, but really glad we stopped, it was a gem of a town - Meningie in South Australia.



Departing Meningie SA






We head back inland and make and unplanned landing at Pinnaroo to avoid more turbulance caused by the heat coming off the open ground.


In the middle of no where, too hot to go anywhere, we wait out the heat of the day in a small patch of shade at the airstrip, before we can continue on without so many bumps!
__________________
Haydn C
Newcastle, Australia
Reply With Quote
  #57  
Old 03-16-2017, 08:03 AM
Lemmingman's Avatar
Lemmingman Lemmingman is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: McKinney, TX
Posts: 630
Default

Watched 7,8 and 9 last night.

9...WOW.
__________________
Gil Brice
McKinney, TX EAA-1246
RV7 - Working on fuse, fuel, brakes etc...

rvblog.thebrices.com
Reply With Quote
  #58  
Old 03-16-2017, 08:05 AM
kaweeka kaweeka is offline
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Roseville
Posts: 157
Default

I've been following your adventure on your You Tube channel and feel like at each episode I'm catching up with good friends. What a fantastic production and adventure. If you ever come to California, you have a place to stay and explore. Thanks for taking the time to document your trip.
__________________
RV-9A N435KR
IO 320 B1A Dual LS Plasma III
G3x touch
Reply With Quote
  #59  
Old 03-16-2017, 08:33 AM
Neal Trombley Neal Trombley is offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: North Fort Myers
Posts: 108
Default

just subscribed!! so much fun, cant wait to join in on the fun!!
__________________
Neal Trombley
SW Florida
Dues Paid NOV 2016
Rv9a Empennage ordered 2/6/17
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:25 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.