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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) Today, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Bruce
Or when the 16 & 17 are going to be released...

Or when the 16 & 17 are going to be released :rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By Bruce
Oshkosh 2022 facts & figures

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 is in the books, and it turned out to be a record setting year.

“We introduced a tagline of ‘Unlike Anything Else’ for this year’s AirVenture event and 2022’s fly-in...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-03-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By Bruce
Jeff, Just pointing out that you can order all...

Jeff,

Just pointing out that you can order all rudders now.

Boomer
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-03-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By Bruce
And 8 & 14’s

And

8 & 14’s
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By Bruce
I did notice a couple of mass arrival changes...

I did notice a couple of mass arrival changes this year.

Landed 2 groups on 27. Straight in from east.
Piper & Cirrus ??

Bonanza and Cessna had 100-110 planes in each group.
Landed 36L & R


Congo...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bruce
And I heard that a few times. The controllers...

And I heard that a few times.
The controllers like saying that than

PUSH IT UP. FLY TO THE GREEN DOT KEEP IT
IN THE AIR.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT GREEN IS ????:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,398
Posted By Bruce
Story of OSHKOSH Dots

The Story Behind the Colored Runway Dots at KOSH
By Megan Esau



July 19, 2018 - Aviation’s family reunion at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh every summer makes the normally quiet Wittman Regional Airport...
Forum: RV-15 07-29-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
New Cessna 172 ~500K Used 185. ~290K and 40+ yrs...

New Cessna 172 ~500K
Used 185. ~290K and 40+ yrs old
Forum: Midwest 07-29-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,697
Posted By Bruce
[QUOTE=DanH;1623210] Assumed the departure lanes...

[QUOTE=DanH;1623210]

Assumed the departure lanes might get real crowded Thursday morning, so I fired up about 7:20, and got released about 8:00. Would have been faster, but there was some holding...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-28-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Bruce
Pushed RIP BOOMER

Pushed

RIP BOOMER
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-27-2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bruce
GROUND AIRPLANE. YOU ARE MISSING NUTS ON YOUR...

GROUND AIRPLANE.


YOU ARE MISSING NUTS ON YOUR RUDDER ATTACH.


BOOMER
Forum: RV-15 07-27-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
Maybe smaller but Bonanza...

Maybe smaller but Bonanza type:

https://vansairforce.net/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=28677&stc=1&d=1658925479
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
I like your thinking Vega style ???? That’s where...

I like your thinking
Vega style ????
That’s where I am.


https://vansairforce.net/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=28670&stc=1&d=1658890656

Boomer
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
Rudder is...

Rudder is 2024

https://vansairforce.net/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=28664&stc=1&d=1658882969
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-26-2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By Bruce
You will be SEMI pro when you are done. Please...

You will be SEMI pro when you are done.

Please use SEMI lightly:rolleyes:

Boomer
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,697
Posted By Bruce
+1 Boomer

+1

Boomer
Forum: RV-15 07-25-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
Or do...

Or do this:

https://vansairforce.net/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=28635&stc=1&d=1658774971
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,697
Posted By Bruce
[QUOTE=Maaaaaybe? :D More like 180. I guess they...

[QUOTE=Maaaaaybe? :D More like 180.

I guess they liked my idea.:D:D

Boomer
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,697
Posted By Bruce
Going to Germany. Saw it on...

Going to Germany.
Saw it on flightaware.


NICE

Boomer
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,697
Posted By Bruce
Webcam page on home page Will now get you to live...

Webcam page on home page
Will now get you to live feeds for:


Theater in the woods
Forums
And more

Boomer
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,693
Posted By Bruce
You can watch Paul 7:45 Monday. Live feed Webcam...

You can watch Paul 7:45 Monday.
Live feed
Webcam page
Theater in the woods tab



Some of the forums will also be up.

Boomer
Forum: Midwest 07-22-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,697
Posted By Bruce
Green Dot camera

9-27
Or GREEN DOT camera is very good.

Has ADSB overlay on it.

Real time
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-22-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Bruce
THE BOOMERS PRAYER MAY THE WEATHER BE SMOOTH AND...

THE BOOMERS PRAYER
MAY THE WEATHER BE SMOOTH AND THE BOW WAVE SLIGHT, MAY THE RECEPTACLE BE LARGE AND HAVE A PLETHORA OF LIGHTS. MAY CARGO AND PAX BE NOT ABOARD,
MAY WE NEVER HAVE TO USE THE...
Forum: Midwest 07-21-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,697
Posted By Bruce
Jaybird, ^^^^^^^^^^^ I like the paint job. I...

Jaybird, ^^^^^^^^^^^
I like the paint job.
I will see ya in September

Boomer
Forum: RV-15 07-21-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,506
Posted By Bruce
Have popcorn and cold one. Watching This...

Have popcorn and cold one.

Watching


This should be good.

Boomer
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-21-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Bruce
Obituary updated

Steven Dale Stucky of Topeka, Kansas passed away on July 16th, 2022, at the age of 74. He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Patricia Ann (Jones) Stucky, son Dr. Brian Dale Stucky, and...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-19-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By Bruce
RIP CMSGT Steven R Stucky

RIP CHIEF


BOOMER

Fellow Boomers & Friends, Steven D. Stucky, 74, died Saturday 16 July 2022 when his plane crashed in northTopeka, KS. Steven attended boomer training as a TSgt, in class 78-07, 22...
Forum: RV-15 07-18-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,637
Posted By Bruce
75K—Flat box slow build For 2+2 model 2022...

75K—Flat box slow build

For 2+2 model

2022 pricing in effect

Boomer
Forum: RV-15 07-17-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
They could just paint it on there like...

They could just paint it on there like the
Blueprint airplane I have seen. :rolleyes::rolleyes:

Boomer
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-16-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Bruce
Logan, I would heat up and wipe up with rag while...

Logan,
I would heat up and wipe up with rag while hot.
Use a welding glove if you have one.

Then touch up paint

Boomer
Forum: RV-15 07-12-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
My .02 F1 racing type 1 or 2 Shock/ adjustable...

My .02

F1 racing type
1 or 2
Shock/ adjustable spring:rolleyes:


Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,007
Posted By Bruce
You should see how big it is at 50 feet behind...

You should see how big it is at 50 feet behind you:D:

Boomer
Forum: Texas (North) 07-11-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Bruce
Monarch air McKinney

Monarch air
McKinney
Forum: RV-15 07-11-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
Track solution

Buy 6 pack of Tennis Balls.
Slice
Put remove before flight flags on

Buy extra one for piot tube :cool:
For tall guys.

Boomer
Forum: RV-15 07-10-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
And flightaware has a flight on 1/24/2020 That’s...

And flightaware has a flight on 1/24/2020
That’s 2 1/2 years ago.

We will see if anyone can verify that.
Boomer
Forum: RV-15 07-10-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
OH SH*T handles. Standard :eek: Boomer

OH SH*T handles.
Standard :eek:

Boomer
Forum: RV-15 07-10-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 90,730
Posted By Bruce
It does have a Hartzell prop on it according to...

It does have a Hartzell prop on it according to pic on Vans website above.

I do like the eyebrow windows or overhead windows.


Boomer
Forum: Propellers 07-08-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Bruce
MT Propeller SB NO.30 R7

MT PROPELLER SERVICE BULLETIN NO. 30 R7
Submitted by Lorrie Penner on Fri, 2022-07-01 08:47

An AD will soon be released based on MT Propeller Service Bulletin No.30 R7, which was first issued in...
Forum: Fiberglass 07-06-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Bruce
https://skybolt.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Van...

https://skybolt.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Vans-RV-Cowling-Installation-2017-Rev-22-9-13-2017.pdf


More notes and pics

Boomer
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-06-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Bruce
https://skybolt.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Van...

https://skybolt.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Vans-RV-Cowling-Installation-2017-Rev-22-9-13-2017.pdf


This will help.
Boomer
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-06-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Bruce
Jim Can be added with basic tools. Hand...

Jim

Can be added with basic tools.
Hand squeezer, drill, clecos and Cleoc pliers, center punch.

Roll your own flange to hold skybolt.

Made of .032–.040 X 1 1/2 and set spacing.

On my sight go...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-06-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Bruce
Carl, Samples of POH’s on this site. Home...

Carl,
Samples of POH’s on this site.
Home page.
Left side about half way down.

Boomer
Forum: Fiberglass 07-06-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By Bruce
27813 Arnie, You might have put the sky bolts...

27813

Arnie,

You might have put the sky bolts in
A little early.

Can be fixed as Bill is saying.

Is a slow process but you will love
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-05-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,982
Posted By Bruce
Ed I would go to local hardware store. Probably...

Ed
I would go to local hardware store.
Probably make you buy 1 foot so you will have 3
By the time you are done.

Put other 2 in emergency kit.

Will need swag tool to finish them.

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Bruce
Try using a hand squeezer instead. 2 flat...

Try using a hand squeezer instead.
2 flat dies.

Hope it helps.

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Wax
Views: 3,130
Posted By Bruce
Larry, Cornstarch might help with this...

Larry,

Cornstarch might help with this problem.
Used with Nuvite polish and works great.
Will make a mess. Then sweep up.

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,659
Posted By Bruce
I would check for fuel THEFT.

I would check for fuel THEFT.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-14-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,509
Posted By Bruce
+5 On what Mike said ^^^^^^. Look into last...

+5

On what Mike said ^^^^^^.

Look into last fuel stop in Clinton Iowa.

Big runway and take a well needed break.

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,878
Posted By Bruce
And give them COLD ones. They ask “What you...

And give them COLD ones.
They ask “What you buildin”???

You ain’t going to believe it but, an AIRPLANE :eek:

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By Bruce
Dave. I would use a buffer pad on a drill. Also...

Dave.
I would use a buffer pad on a drill.
Also would do it when the baffles are on the engine.

This small pieces will catch and fly all over the shop.
Can do S by hand.

Boomer
Forum: Polishing your RV 03-06-2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,319
Posted By Bruce
Use less polish. It doesn’t take...

Use less polish.
It doesn’t take much.

Cornstarch will help take off residue after.

Also use buffer not cyclo with C.
Use cyclo with S only and flannel material.

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,585
Posted By Bruce
Congrats Doug Boomer

Congrats Doug

Boomer
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-21-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,717
Posted By Bruce
RV 7A down AZ

Pilot dies after small plane crashes near Kingman
Arizona Republic staff
Sun, February 20, 2022, 10:59 PM
Aftermath of the deadly wreck just outside of Kingman.
Aftermath of the deadly wreck just...
Forum: RV-14 02-14-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,395
Posted By Bruce
[QUOTE=Swiss14A;1588526]:The advantage of hanging...

[QUOTE=Swiss14A;1588526]:The advantage of hanging the plane instead of a putting it on a lift is, that it‘s a no brainer to change tires :)

Also cleaning bottom of plane and oil...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,662
Posted By Bruce
The A&P mechanic is trying to keep his CASH FLOW...

The A&P mechanic is trying to keep his CASH FLOW in the green.

How about owner assist annuals and the other things you can also do
With certified.
Can also be done on the experimental side.

Boomer
Forum: RV-4 02-09-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 398,854
Posted By Bruce
Brad, Nice paint scheme Enjoy the KTKI...

Brad,

Nice paint scheme

Enjoy the KTKI flying.

Loved it and miss it.

Boomer
Forum: Safety 02-03-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,092
Posted By Bruce
I have been through the chamber ride 2...

I have been through the chamber ride 2 times.

Very good 2 day classes.

Worth the trip if you can schedule it.
Rapid decompression was very eye opening.
FL 250 to sea level in 1 second.

Paper work...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-27-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bruce
Mike, The bolts came with the fuselage. Center...

Mike,
The bolts came with the fuselage.
Center section ships with slow build fuselage.


Hope it helps.

Boomer
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-23-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By Bruce
Classes with Paul Dye Vic Syracuse And others

Classes with

Paul Dye
Vic Syracuse

And others
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-22-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By Bruce
ONLINE EAA classes

Some great classes coming up for people that need some...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-20-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,917
Posted By Bruce
Horton to the rescue

I am waiting for Dan Horton to come out of retirement and help with this thread.

IIRC - He torched the bronze already or doing it now.:rolleyes:

Boomer
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,180
Posted By Bruce
X about 5 if I was making decision

X about 5 if I was making decision
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-11-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By Bruce
Try this sight. Works great...

Try this sight.

Works great

https://www.milavia.net/airshows/calendar/showdates-2022-north_america.html

Boomer
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-02-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By Bruce
He will be missed. Great guy to have...

He will be missed.
Great guy to have known.

Godspeed Phantom.

Boomer
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