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Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-11-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,659
Posted By Agent Orange
Supplements

Alfio covered it well (nice shots Shirley!) so I will add some alternate views to the pile...

Talking about $4.10/gal, no...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-12-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,070
Posted By Agent Orange
More to come!

Oct 11 2015, Quabbin Reservoir, MA

http://i1290.photobucket.com/albums/b531/AgOrange/IMG_7656_zpsl5lmfogw.jpg
Forum: Northeast 09-03-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,039
Posted By Agent Orange
Field is ready

Grass was great today!

We'll have plenty of food, come on over! Stop to fill up on some BBQ and keep on flying!

Notes:
1. Mercy flight is based on the field, give way to them at all times and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,490
Posted By Agent Orange
Try Joe Gauthier

PM sent. Joe is out of Hartford, CT and may be willing to help.

AO
Forum: Northeast 08-05-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,039
Posted By Agent Orange
Yup, hoping for good weather! Come one, come all!

Yup, hoping for good weather! Come one, come all!
Forum: Northeast 07-28-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,039
Posted By Agent Orange
Talking Marcellus "Int'l" Airport Fly-in 9/5/15; With Vlad-Approved Grass

Celebrating us finally getting around to planning a party after finally getting around to getting married! :D Hoping you can join us for some BBQ and good times. Also posted to the VAF...
Forum: APRS Tracking 04-27-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,170
Posted By Agent Orange
Question APRS Hacked? Spoofed?

So, after being alerted by a fellow flyer, either my plane has been stolen (airport gets locked after 11pm, this shows the plane was airborne at midnight) or my tracker is being spoofed! I am...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-06-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,946
Posted By Agent Orange
Mirror

Pep Boys special, suction-cup blind spot mirror 3". Has a spherical joint to the suction cup; It's been working well - but it did fall off when it was cold outside (<35F). Of course this was the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,946
Posted By Agent Orange
Part 3, Russian Invasion

Meanwhile, let?s inspect.
Gear secured, good and tight.
http://i1290.photobucket.com/albums/b531/AgOrange/2015%200402%20SolbergInvasion/150402-015_zpszruoy5ur.jpg

BK Control Surfaces:...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-03-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,946
Posted By Agent Orange
Part 2, Russian Invasion

SO, Here we go. Let?s go in quietly:
http://i1290.photobucket.com/albums/b531/AgOrange/2015%200402%20SolbergInvasion/150402-007_zps4v1sgb1r.jpg

Getting near the airport, need to decend quickly to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-03-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,946
Posted By Agent Orange
Talking Russian Airspace Infiltrated

I recently moved back to Westover.

http://i1290.photobucket.com/albums/b531/AgOrange/2015%200402%20SolbergInvasion/130407-001_zps5du76l7d.jpg

So, now that Orange Bird is back under heavy airport...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-01-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 63,538
Posted By Agent Orange
Survived a cold day

We've dealt with worse, but today was quite chilly. Amazing how much room can be used up in these RVs when wearing 4 layers of clothes.

Ready to...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-24-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 63,538
Posted By Agent Orange
Arctic blast be damned!

I'm in. Let's hope the kitchen can keep up with the mob arrival!

-AO
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-18-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,530
Posted By Agent Orange
Yep - steer away from Viton if you fly in the cold.

Dan, you've nailed it.

My recent data point: you don't have to be in a "polar region" to see the side effects of Viton hardness! I replaced my original O-rings with Viton <2 months ago since my...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-31-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 70,911
Posted By Agent Orange
Close! Only 1100nm SSW of there. If you mean...

Close! Only 1100nm SSW of there.



If you mean Columbus as in Christopher Columbus, then yes! San Salvador Island, Bahamas (MYSM). Somewhere on that Island is the Columbus monument, we were not...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-28-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 70,911
Posted By Agent Orange
Another one

Any ideas?

http://i1290.photobucket.com/albums/b531/AgOrange/2014%2012/LREdit-2034_zps909f02ca.jpg
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 11-21-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 26,808
Posted By Agent Orange
Size it up

Another dumb question - are these young and how big and heavy are these guys? How many will fit in a 6/7/9 baggage compartment in a container?

AO
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,730
Posted By Agent Orange
Gary, I live in Hartford where the winters...

Gary,

I live in Hartford where the winters aren't horribly cold, but I always find somewhere interesting to fly when it's 0-10F (i.e. Alton Bay). I place a 750/1500W ceramic heater in the baggage...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-15-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,905
Posted By Agent Orange
Winner! Yes. It's not easy to spot. Could...

Winner! Yes. It's not easy to spot.

Could consider me/my canopy 4th, I suppose.

http://i1290.photobucket.com/albums/b531/AgOrange/VladLowFlight_zps16743178.png
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,905
Posted By Agent Orange
I seem to recall a small rodeo. :) Challenge:...

I seem to recall a small rodeo. :)

Challenge: How many RVs can you find in this photo?? Will post answer in the next few...
Forum: Northeast 08-10-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,603
Posted By Agent Orange
Good question! I think the answer lies...

Good question! I think the answer lies below...

http://i1290.photobucket.com/albums/b531/AgOrange/IMG_0567_zps45cbec2a.jpg
Forum: Northeast 08-04-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,603
Posted By Agent Orange
I'm in...

Keep me in the loop. Sounds like a fun trip!

AO
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-01-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By Agent Orange
Drove thru there Monday

Long Lake, NY ... seaplane base!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-09-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,874
Posted By Agent Orange
Thumbs up Nice to meet you!

Glen,

Thanks for lunch and the ice cream! Couldn't have asked for a better day, and I wish we could've stayed longer (and not just for dessert).

You have a beautiful and fun strip. The wheat was...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 05-06-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,874
Posted By Agent Orange
I'm in...

Sounds like a fun time!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,851
Posted By Agent Orange
Great shot

That's a great shot on the front page as if I were coming out of the snowpile. :D As everyone does, I always enjoy Vlad's awesome pictures and storyline!

A fun time was had by all, thanks again for...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-11-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 28,213
Posted By Agent Orange
Got room for one more?

Might be up for a trip down from CT... Always looking for new semi short hops.

AO
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-18-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,989
Posted By Agent Orange
Heat muff location

I originally had a similar issue. Turns out I did a dumb thing. I had the heat muff in a very convenient location, spanning an exhaust joint! As you pull back the throttle, one pipe cools faster...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-15-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,259
Posted By Agent Orange
Just use stick

You know those gauges are only accurate when empty anyway ... :rolleyes:
Forum: Midwest 09-10-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,526
Posted By Agent Orange
Any updates?

Is there anything new to say about Jackson Hole since 2009? I am investigating taking a trip there in the next few weeks.

I expect the costs to be astronomical to park for a week at Jackson Hole...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-03-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,202
Posted By Agent Orange
I might follow along. When are you headed up?...

I might follow along. When are you headed up? Meet at HFD? We have a parallel grass strip, ask for conditions of the east turf 2 or 20. Who else from squadron?

AO
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-29-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,432
Posted By Agent Orange
I'm in!

When's the Alaska trip? Sign me up.

AO
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-16-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,542
Posted By Agent Orange
Didn't find any new passengers worthy of the name...

Didn't find any new passengers worthy of the name Chunks? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,307
Posted By Agent Orange
Lightbulb Nailed it!

PERFECT! This is EXACTLY what I was trying to come up with. Thanks for the visual!

I like to get the tail up and sit the wheel actually on my benchtop so I have good access underneath to polish,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,852
Posted By Agent Orange
Settings->User Waypoints ... click the red circle...

Settings->User Waypoints ... click the red circle "-" sign, and then a "delete" button appears. That should do it.

-AO
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-08-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,196
Posted By Agent Orange
Here are a few shots from my vantage...

Here are a few shots from my vantage point...

Thanks CJ, for letting us stay at the Bungalow!...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-08-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,196
Posted By Agent Orange
Major Pape, Link us to some video when you get a...

Major Pape, Link us to some video when you get a chance, you had tons!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,307
Posted By Agent Orange
Best way to Lift up the tail wheel

Any good methods for lifting up the back wheel? You know, to change the oil or do inspections... I can lift mine up and then over onto my bench, but it's awkward, and I know I'll eventually bump the...
Forum: RV-10 07-01-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,396
Posted By Agent Orange
Dahon D3

We fit a pair of Dahon D3s in the RV-7. There is an art to getting them in, but it is possible. To make it easier, we remove the foot pedals and attach a few pads of 3/4" neoprene to avoid scuffing...
Forum: Northeast 06-23-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,045
Posted By Agent Orange
Sweet pic. Thanks! Vlad's cowl was in the video...

Sweet pic. Thanks! Vlad's cowl was in the video briefly during takeoff. Being #3/4, he never crossed my path again. Next time for sure!
Forum: Northeast 06-22-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,045
Posted By Agent Orange
Short Video

Bob, Jaffrey's Airport is called Silver Ranch Airpark, and is still there. The restaurant next door (down the hill, quick walk) is called Kimball Farms... will have to test their maple walnut one of...
Forum: Northeast 06-15-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,045
Posted By Agent Orange
Thanks, Dave and Ellen!

Glad to meet a few new faces!

I have video, too; I will edit and provide a link after working out all the kinks.

Let me add to the photo pile. Thanks to my co-pilot who got some decent shots on...
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