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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-13-2022, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By SVTPete83
Crazy I didn't even know there was an airpark...

Crazy I didn't even know there was an airpark back there! Cool house in a cool spot!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-11-2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By SVTPete83
Thanks all for the kind words! She is definitely...

Thanks all for the kind words! She is definitely super excited to be part of the club! Thank you also for the advice on the seat belts. Shayna has been an awesome ambassador for women aviators and...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-08-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By SVTPete83
My Wife attempt to fly our RV9A solo

https://youtu.be/vn9ulTT5XkY

After earning a PPL and going through some transition training, she flies our RV9A! An exciting day for the Anderson household. Check it out!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-21-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By SVTPete83
My wife and Vernonia Municiple Airport

Napa to Hillsborough Oregon for transition training for my wife Shayna. We get some clouds, some grass strips, and even some icing along the way!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqk_QQdaAdM
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-13-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By SVTPete83
Quick Review of my GRT panel

If anyone is curious about avionics and experimental aircraft here is a quick video on an overview of the GRT dual screen setup in my Vans RV9A.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iliRm9gjRns
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-14-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 687
Posted By SVTPete83
My wife flies our RV9A!

My wife has been on a quest to fly our RV9 for over a year now. From flying solo, getting her PPL, accruing over 110 hours, and me learning to fly the right seat its finally time for her to learn how...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-07-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By SVTPete83
Oh and PS, I'm not instructing. Just showing her...

Oh and PS, I'm not instructing. Just showing her how to fly a plane she is already legal to fly :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-07-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By SVTPete83
Hey all, thanks for all the feedback on the...

Hey all, thanks for all the feedback on the video. Just a couple of notes. My wife is now a fully certified private pilot. I initially learned to fly right seat so she could be PIC in the left...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-05-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By SVTPete83
I learn to fly right seat!

My wife has aspirations of flying the RV9A we own together. She worked for over a year on her PPL and got it a few months ago. So now its nearing that time I need to teach her how to fly our plane...
Forum: California 05-19-2022, 12:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By SVTPete83
Lee at Team Light Aviation is your guy for this....

Lee at Team Light Aviation is your guy for this. He is out of Rio Vista. O88
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-08-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,158
Posted By SVTPete83
Totally understand that. 1600 is relevant as he...

Totally understand that. 1600 is relevant as he asked for a transition to Half moon bay. He would have had to drop to 1600 along the shore line on the way.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-08-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,158
Posted By SVTPete83
The pilot was identified by a friend of the...

The pilot was identified by a friend of the passenger. He got his ticket in late 2020. No IFR ticket. I listened to ATC from that day and about 5 mins prior to the accident the pilot asked for a...
Forum: California 04-19-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By SVTPete83
Clay Lacey at KSNA is awesome. SO is go rentals....

Clay Lacey at KSNA is awesome. SO is go rentals. I have flown into there from napa multiple times. I did get multiple vectors in IMC once that was challenging and pretty fun. Clay Lacey also...
Forum: Safety 03-17-2022, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By SVTPete83
My main concern with that is the aircraft he uses...

My main concern with that is the aircraft he uses is a 6a. Much different than a 9 with much different speeds. Especially compared to our 9. Iíd really like for her to be able to learn in the plane...
Forum: Safety 03-16-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By SVTPete83
Grass Strips

With my wife finally getting her pilots license I wanted to get her a b day gift and set her up with Mike S up in Oregon for some transition training. We now have the dates all set and I am really...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-24-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By SVTPete83
I appreciate the kind words!! Thanks a ton for...

I appreciate the kind words!! Thanks a ton for watching it!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-06-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By SVTPete83
My wife flies to meet me for lunch!

I consider myself very lucky to have a wife that loves GA. Her goal is to get her ticket and learn to fly our RV. She finished up her solo flight hours in this video! Thanks for...
Forum: California 02-01-2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,725
Posted By SVTPete83
We will be flyin from SNA that morning but would...

We will be flyin from SNA that morning but would love to grab lunch with some RVers!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-20-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By SVTPete83
KSNA to L52 for the RV meet up!

Met a bunch of great people at Oceano a few months back. Here is the video!


https://youtu.be/tjOx4f3jn8I
Forum: California 10-08-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,759
Posted By SVTPete83
Batchelder would have trouble getting in and out...

Batchelder would have trouble getting in and out of an RV. I'm based out of Napa and used Henry Robertson in Chico. He's now retired but his son still does them. I did my checkride in my 9A for...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-17-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By SVTPete83
I appreciate it!

I appreciate it!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-12-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By SVTPete83
IFR KAPC to KNSA

Some single pilot IFR from Napa County Airport to John Wayne in LA. I make a ton of mistakes, get vectored a ton in actual IMC, and hopefully made myself a better pilot in the process! Thanks for...
Forum: California 09-05-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,684
Posted By SVTPete83
A Harris Ranch trip sounds like a great time!

A Harris Ranch trip sounds like a great time!
Forum: California 09-04-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,684
Posted By SVTPete83
Walt I am bummed I missed you and your friend. By...

Walt I am bummed I missed you and your friend. By the time I realized you were back you were taxiing out! Your 7 is beautiful! It was really great meeting everyone today. Itís crazy how much I...
Forum: California 09-03-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,684
Posted By SVTPete83
I just landed. Setting up camp for the night. Not...

I just landed. Setting up camp for the night. Not a cloud in the sky. It was marginal vfr until about 11am today.
Forum: California 09-01-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,684
Posted By SVTPete83
I will be in SoCal for meetings this week until...

I will be in SoCal for meetings this week until Friday. My plan is to try out some airplane camping at oceano as long as the ceilings cooperate Friday night. Hope to see you all there on Saturday!
Forum: Safety 08-26-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 25,891
Posted By SVTPete83
Successful water landing

Looks like a 9a went into the drink somewhere and someone caught some pics. The pilot made it out safely.
I stand corrected. It was a...
Forum: California 08-25-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,684
Posted By SVTPete83
Iím still planning on being there. Looking...

Iím still planning on being there. Looking forward to meeting a few fellow RV people!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-05-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By SVTPete83
Not sure if these will help but I have a few...

Not sure if these will help but I have a few videos on my channel showing a lot of the buttonology on the GRT stuff. Have fun!!



https://youtu.be/EZNnBBuGICM
https://youtu.be/IFButn_Q3X4
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-03-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By SVTPete83
Big Island Flying

For anyone that loves Hawaii, here is a different view of it! We flew a plane over the island. Our guide was very knowledgeable on the geology as well as the island rich history. ...
Forum: California 07-29-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,684
Posted By SVTPete83
I'm in from napa!

I'm in from napa!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-19-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 865
Posted By SVTPete83
IFR=I follow Rivers

An old friend reminds me to enjoy the moment...

https://youtu.be/rqVhFDeOvKs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,655
Posted By SVTPete83
You sure brought back this one from the dead! I...

You sure brought back this one from the dead! I wonder what the OP decided to do?
Forum: Safety 06-26-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,468
Posted By SVTPete83
Some Info I pulled off a facebook post.If you...

Some Info I pulled off a facebook post.If you click the first link its the diagram of his flight path. This was a very experienced pilot and it is sobering to see.


- NTSB Issue the preliminary...
Forum: Autopilots 06-24-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,857
Posted By SVTPete83
I got it firing well today. Checked all the...

I got it firing well today. Checked all the wiring and connections. Switch wires are soldered up and looking good. I did try the setting mentioned above with no joy. After putting serial 5 to...
Forum: Autopilots 06-23-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,857
Posted By SVTPete83
I'll try this out as well. Thank you

I'll try this out as well. Thank you
Forum: Autopilots 06-23-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,857
Posted By SVTPete83
I will double check all the wiring again today...

I will double check all the wiring again today and hit the switch with cleaner. When it does not work and I switch to EFIS driving the autopilot I just get Nav mode on the AP and it will still steer...
Forum: Autopilots 06-21-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,857
Posted By SVTPete83
Well randomness going on but it worked today on...

Well randomness going on but it worked today on my flight. I adjusted nothing. Did nothing different. Iíll take a pic of all the settings so you all can check it out. I did get a random gps config...
Forum: Autopilots 06-20-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,857
Posted By SVTPete83
GRT lost GPSS steering

Weirdest thing. I have a garmin 650 running GPS info to my GRT Horizon EX. I have a switch so I can pic which item guides the autopolit, the efis or the gps. A few flights ago my GRT stopped...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-31-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By SVTPete83
Napa To Shelter Cove In an RV9A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0fqFpGrCww
Forum: California 05-06-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,684
Posted By SVTPete83
I'd be down as well!

I'd be down as well!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-02-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 940
Posted By SVTPete83
Into the clouds we go!

More single pilot IFR from Santa Rosa to Napa through the marine layer. Too much fun!


https://youtu.be/IFButn_Q3X4
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-23-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,862
Posted By SVTPete83
Epic Scenery going on!!

Epic Scenery going on!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-22-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,096
Posted By SVTPete83
She forgot to do her after landing checklist...

She forgot to do her after landing checklist until she was on the ramp (probably due to extreme happiness and excitement!). Then you can see she goes through it and cleans up the plane.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-22-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By SVTPete83
Not a great practice. But I've done it in 80...

Not a great practice. But I've done it in 80 degree temps and had a good climb rate. Even with my fixed pitch prop. As long as winds are not strong over the mountains its doable. Would not try it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-22-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,605
Posted By SVTPete83
Taking off from Lake Tahoe in a summer afternoon...

Taking off from Lake Tahoe in a summer afternoon I really appreciate my IO360 in the 9. Itís also nice to have a great climb rate beyond 10k feet. Ive never flown one with a 320 in it, but I donít...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-22-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By SVTPete83
Youíre a better man than I! I didnít have the...

Youíre a better man than I! I didnít have the patience to build one and got lucky finding this awesome bird! It will all be worth it! Thanks for watching!



Thank you a ton!! I appreciate...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-21-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By SVTPete83
Fighting the Marine Layer for fun

Another Single pilot IFR ride from napa to santa rosa. GRT commanded a trutrak autopilot to shoot the ILS down to 500 feet. Good times!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZNnBBuGICM
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-18-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,096
Posted By SVTPete83
She says thank you!! I always love meeting some...

She says thank you!!


I always love meeting some new peeps! We have a green and tan RV that is there all the time but we fly out of napa.



We will definitely check out the book! Thanks again for...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-15-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,096
Posted By SVTPete83
My Wife Solo'd!!

Pretty neat day last week when I got to see my wife solo. I was surprised at the range of emotions I had when she was up there. Her aviation goal is to get her ticket and get to fly our RV9. This...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-01-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,790
Posted By SVTPete83
Congrats!!!

Congrats!!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-29-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By SVTPete83
RV grin if Iíve ever seen it! Based out of KCCR?...

RV grin if Iíve ever seen it! Based out of KCCR? Iím in that neck of the woods all the time as my wife is doing her flight training at NRI flying club. Hope to see your bird out sometime!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By SVTPete83
Trutrak has been nothing but reliable in my bird....

Trutrak has been nothing but reliable in my bird. I love the fact that if my efis goes down I can still fly an approach with it and the GTN650. It provides excellent redundancy if you're IFR. My...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-23-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,767
Posted By SVTPete83
I really appreciate it! I have over 300 hours in...

I really appreciate it! I have over 300 hours in this 9 now and am having a blast! Thanks again for taking the time to watch!


Only a few rows down from mine! So far its been a great...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-19-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,381
Posted By SVTPete83
https://youtu.be/BU-0_HHlUlM Maybe this will...

https://youtu.be/BU-0_HHlUlM

Maybe this will help!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-19-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,767
Posted By SVTPete83
Pattern Work at KAPC

A few short approaches, a landing behind the power curve, some forward slips, a few climbs at 2000 feet per minute, and overall a good time!!


https://youtu.be/BU-0_HHlUlM
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-18-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,381
Posted By SVTPete83
My 9A varies in landing speeds a lot by weight....

My 9A varies in landing speeds a lot by weight. When I am really light 60 over the fence is good. At full fuel or weight its 67-70 all day. I never flare the bird. Just hold the nose a few degrees...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-15-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,967
Posted By SVTPete83
Wow! Pretty awesome pic and paint job!

Wow! Pretty awesome pic and paint job!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-14-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,063
Posted By SVTPete83
Thank you for watching! She had a great time!

Thank you for watching! She had a great time!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-12-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,063
Posted By SVTPete83
Iím definitely going to do more of these type...

Iím definitely going to do more of these type flights when given the opportunity! It was a blast! Thanks again for watching!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-11-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,063
Posted By SVTPete83
Kadence's first flight. RV grin ensues

I got to take one of my best friends kid on their first flight this week. RV grin is real apparent right on lift off!

https://youtu.be/Bc7gMz2ECfE
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-10-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,193
Posted By SVTPete83
Super cool! That was one of my most memorable...

Super cool! That was one of my most memorable flights as well.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-09-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By SVTPete83
Thanks all for watching!

Thanks all for watching!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-07-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By SVTPete83
The forest up there is where they taped Star Wars...

The forest up there is where they taped Star Wars on the moon of Endor. Pretty cool to see in real life. On the way up there is one of my favorite stops in Shelter Cove. 0Q5. Itís one of the coolest...
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