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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 171,901
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, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,348
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,179
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
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, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
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, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,387
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,676
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, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV-14 12-21-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
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, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,029
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-13-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,789
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Another data point listing right-now-demand for a...

Another data point listing right-now-demand for a 'RV Super Cub'. CC models were the second largest pie slice in this 12/9/2020 article...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,819
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (12/12/2020-12/13/2020)

...gettin' her started.

Extra paper routes Sat and Sun for me, but Sun was rainy anyway. Sat pic 1000 Sunday local...

v/r,dr
Forum: Safety 12-09-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,542
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Not without speculating..... Condolences to all...

Not without speculating.....

Condolences to all those involved
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,599
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (12/5/2020 - 12/6/2020)

...I flew over to KXBP and got gas <g>. Practiced steep turn on the way back - one 360 left....one right. Beautiful Wx in N.Texas this weekend.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-05-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,063
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you Scott and Greg! I made this thread a 'sticky'.

Up at the top where it needs to be.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Matt and Sarah to the greatest hobby on...

Welcome Matt and Sarah to the greatest hobby on Earth! Welcome to the site and looking forward to seeing progress in the future.

You’re going to love that plane!!!!!

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV-14 11-28-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Outstanding news Brian! Many congrats and a...

Outstanding news Brian! Many congrats and a wonderful phase one.

V/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,758
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,638
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up I have this book and enjoyed the read VERY MUCH. ...

I have this book and enjoyed the read VERY MUCH. Right there in the center of my space history book collection!

Great stocking stuffer!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (10/31/2020 - 11/1/2020)

Friday morning I had a part time sim side job cancel at the last minute, so out to the aiport to RVate!!!! BEAUTIFUL Wx after three days of drizzle. Warming up on the ramp a Bellanca Viking flew...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Sir! Mike beat me to it (he always...

Welcome Sir! Mike beat me to it (he always does) <g>.

b,d
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By DeltaRomeo
As an option, dig/remodel when you're...

As an option, dig/remodel when you're done.

https://image.pennlive.com/home/penn-media/width960/img/patriot-news/photo/2011/05/-4ca7daab1b339e66.jpg

Article and more pics:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,979
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Propellers 10-25-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,278
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Dick VanGrunsven input....

Dick V. saw this thread and emailed me the following to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,358
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Boniest fingers around.... ;^) I need to go to...

Boniest fingers around.... ;^)

I need to go to a smaller sized breaker/switch anyway because the semi-newly installed AeroLED strobes pull less than the traditional strobes they replaced.

The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,358
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (10/17/2020 - 10/18/2020)

After 18 years, I broke my strobe switch <grin>.

Today:

https://photos.smugmug.com/MISC-2020/i-Kj8cfzR/0/41b1ce70/XL/IMG_1916_heic-XL.jpg


Felt good to fly, though. It had been 12 days....

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,186
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (10/10/2020 - 10/11/2020)

...lotsa fog here in N.TX Saturday. Sunday looked promising but the forecast called for 97*F so I stayed home and worked the ToDo list.
No flying (sad face).

You?

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,480
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,940
Posted By DeltaRomeo
NEBO

NEBO Slyde King.....I have one and like the ability to make it red or white.

It's not a 'pocket light', but they make many models. This one recharges on your computer's USB, possibly the smaller...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,888
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I got my Commercial in N.Texas (RV-6)

Article: https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=168664

DPE Joe Johnson - contact info in the article.

Non-event. Tough oral but if you know your stuff no problemo.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,487
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Randall, Wow! Sorry to hear about the bike...

Randall,

Wow! Sorry to hear about the bike accident. I hope the surgery went as expected and your recovery is fast with minimal discomfort.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,487
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,962
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Jessica welcome! Get ready for an slew of...

Jessica welcome!

Get ready for an slew of mechanical engineers to start thinking about how they can help you get into a cross country capable RV.

Welcome aboard and standing by to help,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,210
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tom, Susie and I send our best wishes on this...

Tom,

Susie and I send our best wishes on this next phase of your life. Thank you for the many years of friendship and community and know that anytime you need us we'll be right here!!!! Stop by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,832
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Say "I do this instead of sitting on the couch...

Say "I do this instead of sitting on the couch watching people yell at each other on TV."
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-25-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 210,102
Posted By DeltaRomeo
'Piper'

David and Dawn Lee's dog 'Piper' at 52F today.

David Lee photo.
https://photos.smugmug.com/MISC-2020/i-K8PZ4cw/0/579b5562/X2/IMG_2076-X2.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,448
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (8/22/2020-8/23/2020)

It seems I've been spending more time lately doing simulated flying than actual, so it was a nice change to do some real world aviating. Saturday morning I flew over to KXBP (Bridgeport) for gas...
Forum: RV-14 08-16-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,700
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Dan, Congratulations on the FF and wishing you a...

Dan,

Congratulations on the FF and wishing you a pleasant Phase I.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,272
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,205
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Short grass field with obst. at the end might be...

Short grass field with obst. at the end might be the perfect Vx use of Flaps 1.

On day one of Phenom initial the instructor said, "Of the five of you in here, three of you will overspeed the flaps...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Search has been bumped in the head and is wobbly...

Search has been bumped in the head and is wobbly until the upgrade to 5.6.2. Basically we have a new back end and it isn't happy with the older forum software.

We'll get it fixed I promise. Hang...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,695
Posted By DeltaRomeo
A lot. More than you've budgeted. You'll find a...

A lot.

More than you've budgeted.

You'll find a way to make it work.

It's worth it, and you'll be glad you did it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,882
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Seen at Walt's

He sent me this today.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,507
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Rules now....

....please don't spin off into viruses and governments and conspiracies. Nice and civil and per the rules please. Some replies deleted by me.

Carry on.

dr
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,673
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Milestone: 20 yr anniv of Beautiful Doll First Flight

Congrats to Danny King!!! A pic I took many years ago (click to enlarge).

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Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-02-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,785
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Scott, I really look forward to these...

Scott, I really look forward to these installments. I'm going to set aside some time this weekend to turn off my phone and slowly enjoy every word and picture.

Thank you for this.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-29-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,266
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I don't have anything to add, except the subject...

I don't have anything to add, except the subject line you chose made me laugh out loud. Thank you <g>.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Steve, I created a route between KAFW and KLAX...

Steve,

I created a route between KAFW and KLAX on my iPad just now in Garmin Pilot. Split the screen with the map on the left and the 'TAF and METAR' widgets in the right. Slide the cursor left to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,176
Posted By DeltaRomeo
"Can I build a TAIL KIT?" I'd suggest asking...

"Can I build a TAIL KIT?" I'd suggest asking yourself that first. If you get frustrated halfway through, you'll know....then you can sell the project and tools online for more than half of what you...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,647
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thanks for the feedback. I've gone through...

Thanks for the feedback. I've gone through enough AA batteries on the headsets to make it a line in the checklist <g>.
b,d
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,647
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Yes. Flaps are manual. I like them stored in...

Yes. Flaps are manual. I like them stored in the up position in the hangar (easier to roll around under the wing when cleaning).

b,d
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,647
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thanks all! Scott: I’m working on the back now...

Thanks all!

Scott: I’m working on the back now (Emergency, etc)

Mel/Scott: I added ‘Stick Back’. ‘F’ in GIFT STP is ‘Flaps for T/O’, but I did add ‘Flaps…..Verify UP’ to the After T/O section. ...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,647
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Critique My Checklist (RV-6)

http://www.vansairforce.net/IMG/2020/VAFDR_17%20Jun.%2023%2015.02.jpg


(5th line of Before Takeoff explained).....Gas(verify L or R), Instruments(Baro, HDG bug, Altitude level-off set), Flaps(up),...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 677
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Probable Cause List Updated (6/23/20)

The latest update of the Probable Cause List is now online at: http://www.vansairforce.net/accidentsAndSynopsis.htm

Newest probable cause publication dates are highlighted in yellow (the list is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,748
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Read the posting rules folks. Literally the...

Read the posting rules folks.

Literally the first four words on the front page are "We roll civil here...".



v/r,dr
Forum: Safety 06-22-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,131
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Posting rule #2

A horrible tragedy. Two words stand out:

PRELIMINARY

and

FATAL


There sure is a lot of speculation going on in this post regarding this accident (rules violation #2 at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,782
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Earl, Turner summed up my thoughts using better...

Earl, Turner summed up my thoughts using better words than I could.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,320
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (6/20/2020 - 6/22/2020)

...getting'r started.

A little .3 hop up to UNT and back down to Lake Grapevine between storms. Storms Friday night and Sunday morning. Creeks...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-17-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,802
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congratulations!!!

Beautiful pictures and wonderful news!

Many congrats and a low-hassle Phase 1 to you!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: Midwest 06-13-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Paul, I can second Jason's alternative...

Paul, I can second Jason's alternative recommendation of KRVS and Christiansen (http://christiansenaviation.com/). Smaller airport and less complicated.

I flew the Caravan there a couple of times. ...
Forum: Autopilots 06-11-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,218
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Beautiful!!!!! I've been sidetracked by work...

Beautiful!!!!! I've been sidetracked by work (moving ISP), summer house drama (faucets leaking, MnL coming to stay with us for a few weeks (95 years young) and cars broken. Everything flying...
Forum: RV-14 06-07-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congratulations Joe! Huge, huge accomplishment. ...

Congratulations Joe!

Huge, huge accomplishment. Outstanding sir!

Wishing you a no sweat, enjoyable Phase 1.

Best,
Doug
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