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Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-05-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,765
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Same Com2 failure. Same fuel into issues as...

Same Com2 failure. Same fuel into issues as well.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-19-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Mine surges on take off momentarily then ďfindsĒ...

Mine surges on take off momentarily then ďfindsĒ correct RPM. Mx shop said normal
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Smile Definitely the one I need. I was in hold for...

Definitely the one I need. I was in hold for about an hour this morning with Vans, so I decided to see if anyone here had one.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Right Wing Vent

We are looking for a right wing vent that comes with the RV8 kit now, the original builder did not included on our plane and we have the vent set up in the rear seat but we need to add the vent in...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Doug are you from Waco? And is that Temple...

Doug are you from Waco? And is that Temple airport in pictures?


[ed. Hi Chris, yes I'm from Waco (age 0-21). Airport in pic is KPWG (McGregor Exec)....where I got my first ride in an airplane at...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-31-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,257
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Don , I can empathize with you and whole...

Don , I can empathize with you and whole heartedly fell grief for you and his family, I am saddened that many of the ďol timersĒ are leaving to be with Jesus far too often and we sometimes donít...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,202
Posted By ChrisHodgens
I wish I were closer. I would be honored to lend...

I wish I were closer. I would be honored to lend a hand
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thanks guys Iíll give it a try

Thanks guys Iíll give it a try
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Revival of old thread

Can anyone recommend a scratch removal system for the canopy? We have very fine scratches in multiple areas. Thanks team
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-04-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,438
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Unhappy The misses werenít by much!!! This was when I...

The misses werenít by much!!! This was when I should have been born, ahhhhh. No cell phones, no Millennials, airplanes were loud....... :(
Forum: Propellers 01-03-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,085
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Im not familiar with the tape, is it for...

Im not familiar with the tape, is it for prevention for erosion or abrasives?
Forum: Midwest 01-03-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Very nice. And cold lookin!

Very nice. And cold lookin!
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-03-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,106
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up That is sound advice!!!

That is sound advice!!!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-03-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,720
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up I will definitely put Stuart on the Flight plan...

I will definitely put Stuart on the Flight plan thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,274
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Red face Always have a pax

I make my passenger hold a flashlight over my shoulder....
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,081
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Ding ding ding!! We have a winner.

Ding ding ding!! We have a winner.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-02-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,645
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Fly the pants off that Mooney!!!

Fly the pants off that Mooney!!!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-01-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,720
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thanks Rick!!!

Thanks Rick!!!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-01-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,720
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Great information folks!! Thank you very much! ...

Great information folks!! Thank you very much! Iíll keep in touch on the prep work! Again you guys are amazing
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-31-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,720
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Exuma trip

Hey guys I am planning an anniversary trip for my wife and I to Exuma Bahamas, has anyone made this trip out there and can enlighten me on some of the pitfalls that I might find. I appreciate all the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-31-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,347
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs down I hate when you do everything right and stuff...

I hate when you do everything right and stuff like this still happens, Iíll be watching to see what the others say. I am sorry buddy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 134,535
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Fate is the Hunter is the hands down best...

Fate is the Hunter is the hands down best aviation book Iíve ever read, as a matter of fact Iím reading it again right now! I read the bible and that book every year!
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-31-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up The 8 is the way to go

I have yet to load her where it felt unsafe !
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-31-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,959
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Youíre not sure whether to drive or fly????? ...

Youíre not sure whether to drive or fly????? Brother I fly mine to walmart! I absolutely recommend flying there! Beautiful
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Aint that the truth. Great insights folks, I...

Aint that the truth. Great insights folks, I appreciate your humoring me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up That is a perfect description of Va!!!

That is a perfect description of Va!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Thank you RoadJunkie!

Thank you RoadJunkie!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Sorry for my OWN thread creep!! Haha I was...

Sorry for my OWN thread creep!! Haha

I was really just making sure everyone has the same confidence in the RV design that I do. I honestly feel itís safe well into the yellow
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Nice!!!! 200s retired a little before I was hired...

Nice!!!! 200s retired a little before I was hired in 08

I hated gear pins more than anything. Ugh
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Letís just say heís over cautious!! And that...

Letís just say heís over cautious!!

And that clacker ďgiving upĒ just made me laugh!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Agreed Tom, remember the Captain tapping the yoke...

Agreed Tom, remember the Captain tapping the yoke with a pen when you were slower than the clacker? Haha. Good times.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thatís what I said! ďItís not redĒ!!!

Thatís what I said! ďItís not redĒ!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,708
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Smile Airspeed Question

Just wondering how many people fly in the yellow arc, in any model. A friend of mine and myself got into a lengthy conversation about this. He is more experienced in RVs than Myself. I was telling...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,367
Posted By ChrisHodgens
And there is nothing wrong with old school. I...

And there is nothing wrong with old school. I remember doing a hold on an NDB, but we don’t do that anymore praise Jesus ����
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,367
Posted By ChrisHodgens
I agree. I do it for a livin as well and really...

I agree. I do it for a livin as well and really enjoy the Garmin better than boeing’s.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,367
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Well said Carl 👍

I agree with Carl, the older I get the more risk averse I am becoming, mainly because of the company in the plane with me, wife... son etc. however, the 8 with our garmin autopilot is dialed in! To...
Forum: Reviews 12-21-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,176
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Recommend by many mechs

The B&C is recommended by every A&P I personally know. We have it on our 8A. Only 10 hours on it but so far 👍
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,310
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Are we really discussing this??

There are the proud and the humble...... if you lose an engine less than 1000 agl, you have just the fields in front of you and that is it... I don’t care if you think you are the best pilot in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,540
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Thumbs up Congratulations! Fun day, but if you tryyyy and...

Congratulations! Fun day, but if you tryyyy and remember the first moments after you passed your upgrade , I know NOTHING surpasses that. Including birth of a child 🤣
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,552
Posted By ChrisHodgens
Walt, does this have anything to do with my “had...

Walt, does this have anything to do with my “had to have it “ metal tape? I knew I should have painted the flaps.......
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