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Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-30-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,487
Posted By rv8guy
Thanks Smokey A wonderful tribute to a great...

Thanks Smokey

A wonderful tribute to a great Dad

As on old, but younger Nam Vet, I certainly appreciate his service
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By rv8guy
I think Charlie is right. A real small shift...

I think Charlie is right. A real small shift will unleash a gale from the rear in the 8. I had that till I got a good seal with 1/8 in felt all around. It was nice in the summer.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-06-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,281
Posted By rv8guy
Great story and write up thanks

Great story and write up

thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,825
Posted By rv8guy
All the best for you. So many happy customers!

All the best for you. So many happy customers!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By rv8guy
Enjoy, and be prepared for a super experience!

Enjoy, and be prepared for a super experience!
Forum: Fiberglass 09-01-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,845
Posted By rv8guy
Use a dremel with sander. It would go really fast

Use a dremel with sander. It would go really fast
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-20-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 22,539
Posted By rv8guy
What a Beauty! Congratulations

What a Beauty!

Congratulations
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Posted By rv8guy
Excellent Go 8

Excellent Go 8
Forum: Propellers 08-18-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,159
Posted By rv8guy
Valkyrie looks good in three blades. Happy to...

Valkyrie looks good in three blades. Happy to see Whirlwind is keeping the light weight dream alive. Smooth as silk says it all.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,189
Posted By rv8guy
Iíve been reading Paulís book and it is really...

Iíve been reading Paulís book and it is really good. If you have been around for a while, you know that Paul is just a great writer. The coolest part is that he is one of us!

Thank you Paul, it is...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-23-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,728
Posted By rv8guy
Looks good! Memories. I was 80749, and now I...

Looks good! Memories. I was 80749, and now I don't fly, but what a great trip emjoy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,955
Posted By rv8guy
just amazing! Thanks so much. Great day for...

just amazing! Thanks so much.

Great day for RVrs everywhere
Forum: Safety 04-08-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,045
Posted By rv8guy
well done. Reminds me of a simple learning...

well done. Reminds me of a simple learning experience in 1971 getting an in country check ride in a CH-47 (big helicopter, two engines). Note I was fresh out of flight school. Just after liftoff ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By rv8guy
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,254
Posted By rv8guy
Just Awesome!

Just Awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,863
Posted By rv8guy
Looks so familiar. I flew CH-47s out of...

Looks so familiar. I flew CH-47s out of Fairbanks in the early 70s. Beautiful pictures. We always wore mukluks, but they were not surplus! Great memories
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,863
Posted By rv8guy
Looks so familiar. I flew CH-47s out of...

Looks so familiar. I flew CH-47s out of Fairbanks in the early 70s. Beautiful pictures. We always wore mukluks, but they were not surplus! Great memories
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-19-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,607
Posted By rv8guy
Thanks Luca -- Really great!!

Thanks Luca -- Really great!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-11-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,704
Posted By rv8guy
A great day!!

A great day!!
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-11-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,485
Posted By rv8guy
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-28-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,758
Posted By rv8guy
Wow, second Vlad! Great to have you on board. ...

Wow, second Vlad! Great to have you on board. I'm not flying anymore, but I love to keep up. Enjoy the ride, then you get to FLY
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By rv8guy
Haven't seen the 8 that loaded since Triple Tree...

Haven't seen the 8 that loaded since Triple Tree some years back.. Congrats!
Forum: RV-14 10-03-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,369
Posted By rv8guy
Being a helicopter pilot, I found the controls...

Being a helicopter pilot, I found the controls perfectly responsive. You will get used to just thinking about moving the controls, and it magically happens. Congratulations!
Forum: RV-14 10-02-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,009
Posted By rv8guy
Built my 8 in a 10 by 20 -- no problem

Built my 8 in a 10 by 20 -- no problem
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By rv8guy
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,628
Posted By rv8guy
I had one light aimed down for taxi, and it made...

I had one light aimed down for taxi, and it made light landings with wheel or three point with no sweat.

Being a former no-light and NVG helicopter pilot, maybe I was more comfortable. Practice...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-07-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,658
Posted By rv8guy
Perfect Luca. Thanks for sharing!

Perfect Luca. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-09-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,628
Posted By rv8guy
I remember him from Sun N Fun. I was building,...

I remember him from Sun N Fun. I was building, and he answered may, many questions I had.

Prayers
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,433
Posted By rv8guy
fyi, ATIS will let you know what's appropriate...

fyi, ATIS will let you know what's appropriate for arrival
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-09-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 83,151
Posted By rv8guy
well done!

well done!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-27-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,001
Posted By rv8guy
That is beautiful!

That is beautiful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,696
Posted By rv8guy
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By rv8guy
that's smokin smokey!

that's smokin smokey!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-20-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,691
Posted By rv8guy
For my RV-8 training way back, when there were...

For my RV-8 training way back, when there were really no RV-8s set up for back seat, I went to the RV-6 with constant speed etc, and few from the right seat. Was very comfortable after 5 hours, and...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-05-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 37,423
Posted By rv8guy
Just Awesome!

Just Awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,282
Posted By rv8guy
Well Done! Beautiful.

Well Done! Beautiful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,587
Posted By rv8guy
Welcome. Even though, I have sold my RV-8 and no...

Welcome. Even though, I have sold my RV-8 and no longer fly, this group is always a part of my day. RVrs are the best.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-13-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 38,434
Posted By rv8guy
No words. Just very sad today.

No words. Just very sad today.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,116
Posted By rv8guy
Go Jerry Go!

Go Jerry Go!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-14-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,373
Posted By rv8guy
Great video! Alwyas a fun time at Triple Tree...

Great video! Alwyas a fun time at Triple Tree even though I drove this year,
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-03-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,167
Posted By rv8guy
A most excellent adventure. Congrats, and thanks...

A most excellent adventure. Congrats, and thanks for sharing your story and awesome pictures
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,114
Posted By rv8guy
Excellent Enjoy!

Excellent Enjoy!
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,220
Posted By rv8guy
Is it time related. Mine went way down once I...

Is it time related. Mine went way down once I reached 500 hours tailwheel time. That was a while back
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,608
Posted By rv8guy
Tail art is awesome Congrats

Tail art is awesome

Congrats
Forum: RV-4 06-24-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 22,249
Posted By rv8guy
Way to go Dayton. I'd be curious to see what...

Way to go Dayton. I'd be curious to see what your fuel burn is at your old cruise speed. I can only imagine how that combo is on the 4, cause it was pretty darned neat on the 8.

Congrats
Forum: Safety 06-13-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,566
Posted By rv8guy
Agree with everything said. Give them or any...

Agree with everything said. Give them or any large helicopter plenty of room. Fly above if possible. I flew CH-47s, and even that big thing does not like getting in the rotor wash of another. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,696
Posted By rv8guy
Way to go Jerry!

Way to go Jerry!
Forum: Southeast 04-21-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By rv8guy
Being an old Hook driver, I?d say the 6 is great....

Being an old Hook driver, I?d say the 6 is great. I went with an 8, it I wanted the tandem. Did my checkout in a 6 and had a blast. Have fun
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-18-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,241
Posted By rv8guy
Thanks Vince

Thanks Vince
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-16-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,301
Posted By rv8guy
Just keep having fun Squaz Cheers

Just keep having fun Squaz

Cheers
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-11-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,264
Posted By rv8guy
Really nice

Really nice
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-10-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,739
Posted By rv8guy
Wow---Speechless! Great Job

Wow---Speechless!

Great Job
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,977
Posted By rv8guy
Nothing like a great post that makes you...

Nothing like a great post that makes you THINK!

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,769
Posted By rv8guy
Nice Job Sam!

Nice Job Sam!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-06-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,427
Posted By rv8guy
He will be missed.

He will be missed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,946
Posted By rv8guy
Sweet. I can remeber all two or so like that in...

Sweet. I can remeber all two or so like that in 10 years with my RV8
Forum: RV-4 11-14-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 22,249
Posted By rv8guy
Looks like a great project Dayton! cheers, and...

Looks like a great project Dayton! cheers, and enjoy.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-03-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,005
Posted By rv8guy
Keep a picture for future focus, but work on the...

Keep a picture for future focus, but work on the piece at hand, a little a day
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-03-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,579
Posted By rv8guy
Great Job Steve. Miss my 8, but I will get back...

Great Job Steve. Miss my 8, but I will get back to OSH soon. Nice to see many familiar faces!
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-21-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,890
Posted By rv8guy
Well, it's just awesome

Well, it's just awesome
Forum: Texas (North) 06-06-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,099
Posted By rv8guy
Keep em flying! cheers

Keep em flying!

cheers
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,777
Posted By rv8guy
Excellent! Way to go Paul. Never a doubt except...

Excellent! Way to go Paul. Never a doubt except for all that whatever?? Talk about someone I'd let work on my plane.. Cheers
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,060
Posted By rv8guy
Thanks Sam, great stuff. I did fly behind an...

Thanks Sam, great stuff. I did fly behind an early EFIS Lite, and it was good till it broke. Changed to Dynon--those were crazy days, but I was thrilled to not have any vacuum. cheers
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-30-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,065
Posted By rv8guy
Good job Dayton. Keep em flying

Good job Dayton. Keep em flying
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