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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up I was told while I was building that every RV...

I was told while I was building that every RV needs a flaw somewhere for the evil spirits to escape from. Mine is on the VS. Looks just like yours.

My advice is to put a rivit in it as others...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,115
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Logged 2.5 more hours of night.

All the pics with captions:
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Fly-outs/Night-flight-May-13-2021/

Flew around Fort Worth, over DFW airport, downtown Dallas and more (last Thursday night).

13.4 more...
Forum: VAF Group Buys / Discounts 05-13-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By DeltaRomeo
PCU5000

Hello VAF Members,

Itís that time of year where we offer our friends in the VAF a group rate on the PCU5000 Propeller Governor. This year we will be running it in line with the EAA show at Oshkosh....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,076
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (5/8/21 - 5/9/21)

I flew the RV .4 hrs. First time in over two weeks.

Mental gyros re-aligned.....
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-09-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Might be legit. Might not. Either way, you...

Might be legit. Might not. Either way, you shouldn't buy a single thing off this site without reading every single word of https://www.vansairforce.net/UsingTheClassifiedsSuggestions.htm.

Use...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-06-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I might have some time free Sunday and would be...

I might have some time free Sunday and would be happy to show you my RV-6. If the WX is nice I'll certainly take you up.

Let's keep in touch.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (5/1/21 - 5/2/21)

Getting it started.

Me? Nothing. So many extra paper routes in the sim over the last six days I'm seeing crooked. Five more this coming week. I miss my RV....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,738
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sorry Sam. Glad it wasnít the canopy and youíre...

Sorry Sam. Glad it wasnít the canopy and youíre OK.
That's a big dent and I bet it was loud.
Forum: The RV Grin 04-26-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Don Christiansen's Grand Daughter

(from Don)

(8 when pic taken) She is 18 yr old now and will be a Freshman at Texas Tech next year
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Easiest splash image decision for the Monday...

Easiest splash image decision for the Monday edition ever!!!!! <g>.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you for the kind words both Bill and Phil. ...

Thank you for the kind words both Bill and Phil. I'll keep trying my hardest to bring you a quality product. It seems the site is one of a handful that is left of the civil and non-crazy spots...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,915
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Front page. Top right. Blue ad. v/r,dr

Front page. Top right. Blue ad.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,714
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do w/your RV this weekend? (4/17/21 - 4/18/21)

I had the honor of leading a missing man flight over a funeral at Cavanaugh Flight Museum Saturday afternoon at Addison airport. Special thanks to Rob Reece for coordinating with the appropriate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hi all. Kill the COVID slash govs slash needle talk.

Read the rules please and follow them.

Had to delete some posts in this thread. NO discussion of governments and mask/covid choices/opinions. Help keep this the only place online that doesn't go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,025
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Fixed it for Paul. LOL.

Fixed it for Paul.

LOL.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,139
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: The RV Grin 04-07-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up GREAT picture!!!! v/r,dr

GREAT picture!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,960
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sunday RV traffic

Looks like more than a few RVs are enjoying Easter the RV way <g>.

https://photos.smugmug.com/2021/i-PJQ6n9c/0/f6b4063d/X2/IMG_3127-X2.jpg

PS: Using the app 'Plane Finder' to get this image.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,960
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (4/3/21 - 4/4/21)

...get'n it started. I'm down for annual (LED landing lights (AeroLEDs) going in - a little closer to the lens than the originals and with Monkey's fabbed bracket we can use the existing holes and...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 03-29-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,756
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up RV-10 N783V: My 1st Emergency

[ed. Posted in 'What did you do this weekend' by Randy Vanstory. Copied here with thanks to Randy for sharing. v/r,dr]

(Randy)"Flew my newly minted RV-10 on it's first cross country pleasure trip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,520
Posted By DeltaRomeo
talk of healthcare and government spending

please gang, back to RVs.

Talking about funding healthcare, etc is going to get this thread locked. Please follow the posting rules.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,923
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (3/27/21 - 3/28/21)

...getting it started.
v/r,dr

PS: My RV-6 is apart for annual. New landing lights!!!!
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Edna Becker: My Mother-in-Law

I flew down to Waco to get her so she could stay with us for a week, if memory serves. Her son Gary drover her to the airport in Waco, and Susie met us back at 52F when I got back. If memory serves...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Virginia Reeves (my Mom)

I never got to take my dad flying in my RV, as he passed away during the construction of the wing. But, I got to take my mother flying one time, and it was one of the proudest moments of my life. ...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Donna Reeves (my older sister): March 2, 2017

First RV ride.

When I was young Donna would go to the Waco public library and check out books on airplanes for me.

Forty five years...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Simon Eardley: June 25, 2020

Met Simon at CAE at the part time side gig while he was in town for recurrent on the Global 6000 (works out of Tokyo). Lots of folks come through there daydreaming about RVs, I've found. The usual...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Brennan Tankersley: March 24, 2021

What has two thumbs and got his first ride in an RV Tuesday? First RV ride and first non-yoke airplane. Brennan T. works at CAE as a Phenom instructor and was the I.P. in six of my type rating sim...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 691
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tate Reeves: March 1, 2009

Our son Tate getting his first RV ride on March 1, 2009 in our family's RV-6. A great day!

Create a thread in this new sub-forum for the RV Grins you've helped create - let's get some smiles...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (3/20/21 - 3/21/21)

Getting this weekend's thread started....

Saturday morning gas run over to KXBP and back. Eight turkeys and five deer. The ILS 16L at KAFW joining at WIGZU and back over to 52F after missed.

Nary...
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Keith, Alex was my transition trainer back in...

Keith,

Alex was my transition trainer back in 2002 and knows his stuff if you call/use him. Right in Central TX.

Say Hi for me!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,127
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-12-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Greg! Looking forward to progress...

Welcome Greg!

Looking forward to progress reports of your -10. Come out to 52F and let's grab lunch sometime.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DeltaRomeo
[ed. Gang, It's just a note in my logbook so I...

[ed. Gang,

It's just a note in my logbook so I remember that 25 hours of the time was done on these two dates towards the ATP 100. I had to put it somewhere and this is what some of the examiners I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Per 61.159(b)...

Per 61.159(b) (https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=40760189a03dfea0b501608f33820a45&rgn=div5&view=text&node=14:2.0.1.1.2&idno=14#se14.2.61_1159): "A person who has performed at least 20...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By DeltaRomeo
25 Hours of Night Logged in 2.6 Hours ...

[ed. I had this on the front page in the 3/9/21 edition (#5,294), but I know some folks just come straight to the forums, so am duplicating here. v/r,dr]

I had 31.6 hours of night hours (and 20+...
Forum: Tools 03-09-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Gary, I have a Viper Fang 20HD that I bought...

Gary,

I have a Viper Fang 20HD that I bought years ago, and consider that and the $1,400 car lift the two smartest investments I've made in my life.

You can change out the pads from 'scrub' to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hi David, I just logged the regular 1.2 hour...

Hi David,

I just logged the regular 1.2 hour flight on 3/7/21 in the appropriate columns, but put 14 in the night column (with a note out to the side that it went toward 61.159(b)'s 100.

(what...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-07-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
That is some seriously beautiful scenery you have...

That is some seriously beautiful scenery you have out there my friend. Thank you very much for having some cameras running. Really, really, REALLY!!! motivating stuff!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,716
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (3/6/21 - 3/7/21)

Getting it started.

Saturday post-hangar cleaning session:
https://photos.smugmug.com/2021/i-66bSt79/0/31d9cb1e/XL/IMG_2940_HEIC-XL.jpg
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-04-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Here you go, Sean. Many...

Here you go, Sean.

Many pics:
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Tip-Up-Canopy-Strut-Brace/

https://photos.smugmug.com/Tip-Up-Canopy-Strut-Brace/i-W566gbj/0/7b4cfd7a/L/IMG_1910-L.jpg

Painted yellow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,986
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (02/26-28/2021)

...getting it started. Wet here Friday.
v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congrats Mike!!!!

Congrats Mike!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,894
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (2/20/21 - 2/21/21)

....getting it started.

I thawed out.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,961
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Flight Testing 02-04-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,400
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Jay Pratt did the first flight of my RV-6 back in 2002.

I did the next 2,000 <g>.

v/r,dr:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,993
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Thank you Don (and all the friends who knew about...

Thank you Don (and all the friends who knew about this privately and were sending me good advice and mojo).

I have a whole new respect for anyone who goes through their first jet initial. I got to...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-31-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,543
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Don, I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of...

Don, I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of your friend.

Keeping you and your friend in my thoughts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,478
Posted By DeltaRomeo
It’s against the FARs not to tell them. Nuff...

It’s against the FARs not to tell them. Nuff said. Locking it.

I deleted a lot of the replies here. Please review the posting rules, especially the part about staying civil. Nice and polite is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,229
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Saturday winds N.TX

KAFW 301853Z 24029G43KT

Hunkered down....:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,188
Posted By DeltaRomeo
The Dogs in RVs Thread

...I'm starting it officially. Sticky.

Fill it up.

Woof,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,924
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (1/23/21 - 1/24/21)

Foggy and wet here. <insert sad music>

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,151
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I started my -6 as a student pilot

...and got my tailwheel endorsement in it. Not that uncommon in the RV world. Go get 'um!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 183,666
Posted By DeltaRomeo
200kt GS today.

31 knots on the tail makes things pretty easy. :) Need a little left rudder...

https://photos.smugmug.com/2021/i-tqCpnZW/0/0fdb82bd/X3/IMG_2603_HEIC-X3.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,731
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,703
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Dave let me read a rough draft of this before it...

Dave let me read a rough draft of this before it "went to press" and it was highly enjoyable. Thanks for posting this Dave!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,806
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Around Denton's class D

Around Denton, TX airspace Sunday afternoon.

Looks like either Beavis's head or a bad Michigan.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-29-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Common feeling, Don. I had similar thoughts at...

Common feeling, Don. I had similar thoughts at times.

My advice is to 1) get a ride every so often in an RV-12 in your area and 2) look at this bookmark every so often...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-27-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,991
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Judy Avery

All,

Bob asked that I publish this for the Avery's many friends in the RV community. His wife Judy passed on Dec 17.

Obit at:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,806
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV-14 12-21-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tim I love that avatar. Prison Mike!!!!

Tim I love that avatar. Prison Mike!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,884
Posted By DeltaRomeo
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