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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-14-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,759
Posted By DeltaFox
YMMV, but I primed everything with Akzo Nobel...

YMMV, but I primed everything with Akzo Nobel primer. Very light weight, super fast drying, and tough as nails. It's probably been 5 or 6 years since I primed the floors and they still look brand...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-26-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,945
Posted By DeltaFox
Absolutely yes, depending on the pitch. I have a...

Absolutely yes, depending on the pitch. I have a Sensenich ground adjustable carbon fiber prop on my -9a. When I set it up initially after talking to Sensenich they gave me a very conservative...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,704
Posted By DeltaFox
:) Love it. Nice shooting.

:) Love it. Nice shooting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,826
Posted By DeltaFox
:) LOL. This a great Dan. I'll definitely be...

:) LOL. This a great Dan. I'll definitely be checking six on the way in.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,967
Posted By DeltaFox
First flight

Sent an update to the mothership over the weekend. First flight of my RV-9A project Saturday. A couple of minor (builder induced) avionics glitches, but the aircraft and powerplant performed...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-14-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 869
Posted By DeltaFox
Mid Atlantic Transition Training

Just wanted to give a shout out and a big thanks to Tim Ribble for transition training in his RV-6A. I just got my airworthiness certificate on my RV-9A project and insurance wanted an hour (I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,967
Posted By DeltaFox
I'm not in the "never reported" category but I...

I'm not in the "never reported" category but I will be getting my 9A project inspected in the next couple of weeks and the first flight shortly after. I'll shoot you all a note when she slips the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-27-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 179,572
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Gil! Looks great.

Congrats Gil! Looks great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,323
Posted By DeltaFox
Great job Josh! Soloing in the aircraft you...

Great job Josh! Soloing in the aircraft you helped build. Doesn't get any better than that!

Dale
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-04-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,636
Posted By DeltaFox
Vlad, you are definitely the man. What an...

Vlad, you are definitely the man. What an amazing year. Thanks for sharing and keeping those of us that are still pounding rivets inspired.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-24-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 185,035
Posted By DeltaFox
Scott, What an inspiring story and amazing...

Scott,

What an inspiring story and amazing adventure you've shared. I grew up in central Illinois. Troy, Litchfield, and all the other small towns around there were home for so many years. We've...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-24-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,174
Posted By DeltaFox
Bevan, Wow. Gorgeous picture. Thanks for...

Bevan,

Wow. Gorgeous picture. Thanks for sharing. Definitely motivating!

Regards,
Dale
Forum: Job Board 08-22-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,312
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Tony on what sounds like it must be the...

Congrats Tony on what sounds like it must be the best job in the world.

Dale
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-16-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 46,568
Posted By DeltaFox
Outstanding demonstration. Descriptions are...

Outstanding demonstration. Descriptions are great but a demo is worth its weight in gold. Thanks for sharing Eddie.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-07-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 500,127
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Chris. Great job. Have a great first...

Congrats Chris. Great job. Have a great first flight.

Dale
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-08-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,208
Posted By DeltaFox
:) As always, thanks for sharing Vlad. Someday...

:) As always, thanks for sharing Vlad. Someday soon I'll be flying. Your posts keep me motivated to make that day sooner rather than later.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,383
Posted By DeltaFox
Really takes you back. I've known since I was in...

Really takes you back. I've known since I was in high school (1969 or so) that I wanted to build an airplane, but the dream then was a Volksplane since Popular Mechanics had some articles on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,814
Posted By DeltaFox
Dave, Thanks so much for sharing such a great...

Dave,

Thanks so much for sharing such a great story. I think you've touched a cord in many of us, both as those blessed to give such a ride, and thoughts of those we've received.

Dale
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,982
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Mitch! Looks great. Dale

Congrats Mitch! Looks great.

Dale
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 22,099
Posted By DeltaFox
Wow. Just talked to Tom Wednesday about some...

Wow. Just talked to Tom Wednesday about some hoses he's working on for me. Tom and Suzanne, you're in our thoughts and prayers. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

Dale
Forum: RV-4 11-11-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,246
Posted By DeltaFox
Wow. Absolutely stunning paint job. Exceptional...

Wow. Absolutely stunning paint job. Exceptional workmanship throughout. Great job and congrats.

Dale
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,960
Posted By DeltaFox
Great video and a beautiful -12 Brent. Thanks...

Great video and a beautiful -12 Brent. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-03-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,915
Posted By DeltaFox
Pete, Thanks for posting. You definitely got...

Pete,

Thanks for posting. You definitely got put through the wringer. Great video and great job keeping your cool.

Dale
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-16-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 42,648
Posted By DeltaFox
Looks really good. Beautiful workmanship. Keep...

Looks really good. Beautiful workmanship. Keep up the good work.

Dale
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-04-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,847
Posted By DeltaFox
I didn't have much problem threading the rod with...

I didn't have much problem threading the rod with my cheap die set from HD. Just used some cutting oil and worked back and forth a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-26-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,389
Posted By DeltaFox
Great job Pete. Congrats!

Great job Pete. Congrats!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,807
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Mike! Great job turning a potentially...

Congrats Mike! Great job turning a potentially serious problem into a non event.

Dale
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-08-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,117
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats!

Congrats Pete! Great job. Was this #7?

Dale
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-28-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,501
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Sid! Great way to christen your new...

Congrats Sid! Great way to christen your new bird.

Dale
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-13-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,592
Posted By DeltaFox
First Flight - N781TD

Congrats Trevor. Looks great. Looking forward to the day when I join you.

Dale
Forum: APRS Tracking 03-23-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 23,060
Posted By DeltaFox
Vlad, you are the man. That is awesome. Dale

Vlad, you are the man. That is awesome.

Dale
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-12-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,055
Posted By DeltaFox
re: N68TP RV-8 First Flight

Congrats Tom! Looks great.

Dale
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,269
Posted By DeltaFox
Liveatc.net. I used it a ton when I was getting...

Liveatc.net. I used it a ton when I was getting my IFR ticket. There are several airports that you can listen to clearance delivery. Practice writing them down as they are read using shorthand. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,838
Posted By DeltaFox
LOL. That is awesome. Now we need one to solve...

LOL. That is awesome. Now we need one to solve the other two dilemmas - prime/not prime and slider/tip-up.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-22-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 107,467
Posted By DeltaFox
Andy -0Congrats on a clean inspection, beautiful...

Andy -0Congrats on a clean inspection, beautiful airplane and an awesome first flight. You're an inspiration to those of us that are still pounding.

Dale
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-19-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,066
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Mike! You're an inspiration to those of...

Congrats Mike! You're an inspiration to those of us that are still pounding.

Dale
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-11-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 28,918
Posted By DeltaFox
Doug, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. ...

Doug,

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts are prayers are with you and your family.

Dale
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,094
Posted By DeltaFox
Thanks for posting. Had no idea how good the...

Thanks for posting. Had no idea how good the VIRB is. That is awesome. Great way to review an OSH arrival if you've never done one.

Dale
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,334
Posted By DeltaFox
:) my daughter has been my biggest help the last...

:) my daughter has been my biggest help the last three years. she knows rivet callouts, how to read the prints, and is a great rivet bucker. just a bit older (she's leaving for her sophomore year in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,919
Posted By DeltaFox
Dave, although I have not yet arrived at the...

Dave, although I have not yet arrived at the finish line of my own project, I was nodding my head and reminded of things the whole time I read this. You knocked it out of the park.

Thanks for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-04-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,489
Posted By DeltaFox
Great job Derek! Congrats. You're an...

Great job Derek! Congrats. You're an inspiration to those of us still pounding.

Dale
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-29-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 79,671
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Strike! Hope to see you get the Tardis...

Congrats Strike! Hope to see you get the Tardis airborne soon. Looks like it's going to be a banner year for first flights in 339.

Dale
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-24-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 37,201
Posted By DeltaFox
Very interesting Rob. Are you going to be...

Very interesting Rob. Are you going to be offering the components or the control modules separately?

Thanks,
Dale
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-21-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 45,147
Posted By DeltaFox
:)

As always, thanks for sharing Vlad. Your adventures keep fueling the dreams of those of us who are still in the rivet pounding stage. Hung my engine yesterday - one step closer to the finish.

Dale
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-17-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,323
Posted By DeltaFox
Awesome. Love the smiles. What a great ride. ...

Awesome. Love the smiles. What a great ride. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Safety 06-16-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,468
Posted By DeltaFox
Chuck, Congrats on getting back in the saddle. ...

Chuck,

Congrats on getting back in the saddle. Also a belated thanks for your original candid post. A lot of folks wouldn't have owned up to it. I missed it the first time, and went and read the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,770
Posted By DeltaFox
Thanks for sharing Chad. The Grand Canyon's been...

Thanks for sharing Chad. The Grand Canyon's been on my bucket list for a very long time. Hope to do the same as soon as I'm done.

Dale
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-03-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,027
Posted By DeltaFox
:) Thanks for the great write up Vlad. Helps us...

:) Thanks for the great write up Vlad. Helps us folks that are still pounding to keep at it. You're the bomb.

Dale
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,878
Posted By DeltaFox
canopy frame

I feel your pain Denis. I'm in the exact same spot although I haven't drilled the hole for the handle yet. If the center bar is a great fit, the forward bow has about a 1/2" gap between it and the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-22-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,327
Posted By DeltaFox
Wonderful video Roberto. The smiles on your kids...

Wonderful video Roberto. The smiles on your kids faces says it all. Made my day.

Dale
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-19-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,790
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats on your first flight. How awesome to...

Congrats on your first flight. How awesome to build as a father and son team. Bet you've still got the RV grin. wundersch?n!

Dale
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-14-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,080
Posted By DeltaFox
congrats

Congrats and welcome to the good ship VAF, Dave. Beautiful bird you have there.

Dale
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,013
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats to the both of you. She looks...

Congrats to the both of you. She looks great!

Dale
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-07-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 109,069
Posted By DeltaFox
Thanks Stein. What's the price on the...

Thanks Stein.

What's the price on the GDU370?

Dale
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,139
Posted By DeltaFox
Bravo!

Well said Jeremy.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-16-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,480
Posted By DeltaFox
Beautiful. Keeps me pounding those rivets and...

Beautiful. Keeps me pounding those rivets and looking forward to the day.

Thanks for sharing Chad.

Dale
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,009
Posted By DeltaFox
Congrats Nick! Awesome build time. You're...

Congrats Nick! Awesome build time. You're putting the rest of us to shame.

Dale
Forum: Propellers 04-13-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,541
Posted By DeltaFox
Awesome, been leaning towards the GA for just...

Awesome, been leaning towards the GA for just that reason. Thanks!

Dale
Forum: Propellers 04-12-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,541
Posted By DeltaFox
Catto vs. Sensenich GA

Jesse,

Thanks for the great post. I'm considering both of these props so I'm very interested in your results. When you say "nothing spectacular" I'm curious - in comparison to what? Are there...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-07-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 109,069
Posted By DeltaFox
G3x

Stein,

Put me down in the interested category.

Thanks,
Dale
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-29-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,973
Posted By DeltaFox
sweet

Congrats Bob! I'm about a year behind you and looking forward to the day when I get my pink slip. Looks like a sweet looking plane. I think we need some pics in the tail art section.

Dale
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-25-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 725,253
Posted By DeltaFox
re:2 years Down!

Looking great Derek! Very nice work.

Dale
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 74,180
Posted By DeltaFox
G3X Touch

Team X - you all knocked it out of the park! Can't wait to see it next week at SNF. I'm about to starting buying for my panel, and you're at the top of the list. Looks awesome.

Dale
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,882
Posted By DeltaFox
Wow Nemo. Mission accomplished. Taking a quick...

Wow Nemo. Mission accomplished. Taking a quick break from building and saw this. Love it! Thanks!

Dale
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