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Forum: Safety 04-05-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,869
Posted By rv8guy
Well, good job flying the plane. Lack of panic...

Well, good job flying the plane. Lack of panic is important! I'm sure you will get to the bottom of this.

Cheers
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-28-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,275
Posted By rv8guy
I really like those colors!

I really like those colors!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,904
Posted By rv8guy
I know the feeling! You were an inspiration to...

I know the feeling! You were an inspiration to many of us early 8 builders. Enjoy your future!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-30-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,636
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: 1,995
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: 2,778
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: 5,403
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: 1,529
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: 10,869
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: 29,252
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: 1,560
Posted By rv8guy
Excellent Go 8

Excellent Go 8
Forum: Propellers 08-18-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,696
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: 7,438
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: 13,097
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: 2,256
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: 6,674
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: 1,896
Posted By rv8guy
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,535
Posted By rv8guy
Just Awesome!

Just Awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,129
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: 8,129
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: 1,757
Posted By rv8guy
Thanks Luca -- Really great!!

Thanks Luca -- Really great!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-11-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By rv8guy
A great day!!

A great day!!
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-11-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,851
Posted By rv8guy
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-28-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 29,300
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: 1,917
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: 6,667
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: 3,963
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: 1,638
Posted By rv8guy
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,002
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: 7,296
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: 5,105
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: 4,993
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: 98,613
Posted By rv8guy
well done!

well done!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-27-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,361
Posted By rv8guy
That is beautiful!

That is beautiful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,506
Posted By rv8guy
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,678
Posted By rv8guy
that's smokin smokey!

that's smokin smokey!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-20-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,382
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: 57
Views: 46,690
Posted By rv8guy
Just Awesome!

Just Awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,177
Posted By rv8guy
Well Done! Beautiful.

Well Done! Beautiful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,855
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: 40,604
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: 4,720
Posted By rv8guy
Go Jerry Go!

Go Jerry Go!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-14-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,564
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: 9,868
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: 2,306
Posted By rv8guy
Excellent Enjoy!

Excellent Enjoy!
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,926
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: 3,961
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: 23,531
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: 4,810
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: 5,224
Posted By rv8guy
Way to go Jerry!

Way to go Jerry!
Forum: Southeast 04-21-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
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: 8,775
Posted By rv8guy
Thanks Vince

Thanks Vince
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-16-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,435
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: 2,384
Posted By rv8guy
Really nice

Really nice
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-10-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,900
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: 4,329
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: 8,566
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: 2,630
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: 14,553
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: 23,531
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: 13,049
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: 11,510
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: 6,319
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: 4,315
Posted By rv8guy
Keep em flying! cheers

Keep em flying!

cheers
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