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Forum: Primers 09-22-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,612
Posted By Vlad
The last two pictures seems to be a filiform type...

The last two pictures seems to be a filiform type of corrosion under the protective layer of plastic. I had similar when I started building 16 years ago. Over a decade I keep my unpainted RV outside...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-21-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Thanks for the write up Troy. Wow kids grew big :)

Thanks for the write up Troy. Wow kids grew big :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2022, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,650
Posted By Vlad
Flew to St George Utah on sheriff's dime for S&R...

Flew to St George Utah on sheriff's dime for S&R Water Rescue...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-06-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,621
Posted By Vlad
An old intel from VAF archives indicates that DWS...

An old intel from VAF archives indicates that DWS was in Kansas City in 2005 :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-04-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By Vlad
Bulbs

Interested in bulbs Roy if you still have them :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,562
Posted By Vlad
Welcome Dan nice to have you here. You can't go...

Welcome Dan nice to have you here. You can't go wrong with any RV. Training or tail wheel doesn't matter much just personal preference. One of my good buddies after a couple of drinks always tells me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,957
Posted By Vlad
Visited Spaceport fly in at 48U in Wyoming....

Visited Spaceport fly in at 48U in Wyoming. Record attendance this year six airplanes and one project :)

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Intergalactic_Spaceport_-_1(3).jpeg

Flew...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,957
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Very nice pictures Doc thanks!

Very nice pictures Doc thanks!
Forum: Midwest 08-24-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By Vlad
Talking Spaceport Fly In Aug 27

No not Cape Canaveral nor Mojave. It's Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport in Wyoming. A lot of alien traffic is expected at 48U. Link here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,529
Posted By Vlad
toured a coal mine

Bob, an aviation enthusiast, drove my RV from the right seat on an aerial tour (https://aprs.fi/#!mt=roadmap&z=11&ts=1660953600&te=1661040000&call=a%2FKC2TPD-7).
Around a coal mine he has worked as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,567
Posted By Vlad
Nice pictures thanks Tony! I am missing those...

Nice pictures thanks Tony! I am missing those views. Back in the days I was flying this route couple three times a week...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,807
Posted By Vlad
Gave a morning ride to a Forest Service...

Gave a morning ride to a Forest Service manager.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Aaron_ride_-_1(1).jpeg
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,401
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Thanks for keeping the parking spot Martin :D

Thanks for keeping the parking spot Martin :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,537
Posted By Vlad
The Power of VAF...

The Power of VAF (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=158390) Bruno :D I experienced it first hand in the middle of nowhere. Was ready to roll next day......
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,367
Posted By Vlad
Congrats!

For a math teacher it's a walk in the park :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By Vlad
had a visitor from faraway

Did nothing and went swimming after that....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-15-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,569
Posted By Vlad
Dan stopped by the other...

Dan stopped by the other day.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Dan57_-_1.jpeg

Cleaned the salt from the tailwheel and greased...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-10-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Governor where time goes? Are you already a...

Governor where time goes? Are you already a grampa? Seems like yesterday I saw you college son. Does the grand kid know who designed your paint scheme? :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-10-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,569
Posted By Vlad
Dan you are breaking record after record... no...

Dan you are breaking record after record... no foreign aircraft ever landed at Bonneville Flats... and somewhere else... :)

Good job Globe Trotter looking forward to see you at my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,329
Posted By Vlad
A chopper spotted him after dark with a search...

A chopper spotted him after dark with a search light.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,329
Posted By Vlad
Assisted with Search and Rescue team (using my...

Assisted with Search and Rescue team (using my RV) to locate a lost hiker. Enjoyed Freedom Festival fireworks (https://www.flaminggorgecountry.com/Dutch-John-Freedom-Festival) at my place after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,234
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations! Good job Cal!

Congratulations! Good job Cal!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 36,884
Posted By Vlad
Great PIREP!

This is a great pirep Jon thanks! I flew over the strip over 8 months ago it was barely visible. On my bucket list now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,518
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Super!

Looking good Doc! Who was cleaning the paint shop floor? :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/All%20about%20GRASS/.highres/Bill%20Boyd%20-%201.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 36,884
Posted By Vlad
Resurrecting the old thread feel free to add your...

Resurrecting the old thread feel free to add your interesting "runways".

Over three years I am in the middle of nowhere. Contrary to the East Coast swimming holes by airports there is nothing here....
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-07-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 46,072
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations! Enjoy your time off!

Congratulations! Enjoy your time off!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 195,738
Posted By Vlad
The beasts of Colorado...

The beasts of Colorado...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-01-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Vlad
Thanks much for your website Mike! I kept it...

Thanks much for your website Mike! I kept it bookmarked with several others (Jerry's, the Cards', Mike Shipper (sp), Smitty's etc) while building. Big help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,565
Posted By Vlad
UT/WY state line got couple inches of snow. Good...

UT/WY state line got couple inches of snow. Good for water business.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/daily_pictures_-_1_(5).jpeg

Much more fell on Mother's Day...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-21-2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By Vlad
For my previous two Canpasses I sent a personal...

For my previous two Canpasses I sent a personal check in US funds and didnít have any problems. Wondering if anything changed in last 10 years.
Forum: International 05-09-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations!

Can I join? :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-29-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 117,735
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Martin!

Congratulations Martin!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-18-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By Vlad
Great picture Turbo good memories sorry for off...

Great picture Turbo good memories sorry for off topic :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Lock_Haven_2013_-_1.jpeg
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-12-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 46,072
Posted By Vlad
Reinforcements for oil cooler

If the oil cooler is installed on the baffles think of reinforcing the corner with an angle. The area is prone to micro cracks after several hundred hours of flying.

A lot of how to tips in the...
Forum: RV-10 04-07-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 615,785
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Heck of a first post Dave! Congratulations!...

Heck of a first post Dave! Congratulations! Visited ITEC years ago enjoyed the tour.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,757
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Greg! We will be missing you...

Congratulations Greg! We will be missing you here. Time to update your location :)
Forum: APRS Tracking 03-30-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By Vlad
I heard he is still tinkering. Maybe you can...

I heard he is still tinkering. Maybe you can source a direct contact from here (https://www.tindie.com/stores/bradanlane/).
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-29-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,297
Posted By Vlad
Glad to hear from you Robert! 3.5 years is is a...

Glad to hear from you Robert! 3.5 years is is a flick of time at our age. There were some major changes including my relocation to more Australian like terrain and climate. I am getting a new motor...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,765
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up 180 is cool enough Steve keep it that way :D and...

180 is cool enough Steve keep it that way :D and congrats on the first K!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By Vlad
11 years is a very good service time. Get another...

11 years is a very good service time. Get another one from the same manufacturer. Bruce cover will disintegrate after three years donít ask me how I know. Of course I am talking of parking under the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-26-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,992
Posted By Vlad
I miss long hauls. The job keeps me on a 1000 NM...

I miss long hauls. The job keeps me on a 1000 NM leash :) What airplane did you take to Sebring Paul?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,188
Posted By Vlad
Nothing can beat MMO :D

Nothing can beat MMO :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,646
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Mark! Please post the pictures...

Congratulations Mark! Please post the pictures asap! Dave12 is ready to buy :D
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-17-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 251,455
Posted By Vlad
1200 feet usable Jerry and there is a hump in...

1200 feet usable Jerry and there is a hump in the middle. Donít come hot :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-16-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 251,455
Posted By Vlad
UT97 Happy Canyon

I was building my confidence for two years. Finally conquered Happy Canyon UT97. :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Happy_Canyon_UT97_-_1.jpeg

This backcountry airstrip has a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-15-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 871,941
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good job Randy! Enjoy!

Good job Randy! Enjoy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 195,738
Posted By Vlad
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,225
Posted By Vlad
Yes Jerry following your foot steps. Very soft...

Yes Jerry following your foot steps. Very soft surface at HS. Have you ever been to Range Creek what a gorgeous place!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,225
Posted By Vlad
Discovered a new backcountry airstrip. Still...

Discovered a new backcountry airstrip. Still developing pictures :)
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-13-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 516,325
Posted By Vlad
Show up in my woods some day Chris. You won’t be...

Show up in my woods some day Chris. You won’t be disappointed.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-12-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,255
Posted By Vlad
Raw aluminum on mine but if you are aiming at a...

Raw aluminum on mine but if you are aiming at a Lindy cover them up with something. Unpainted baffles will look ugly after a decade of flying.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By Vlad
All of this in ONE DAY! Keep doing whatcha doing...

All of this in ONE DAY! Keep doing whatcha doing every day and you will be in the air in no time :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-12-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 251,455
Posted By Vlad
Rodney is a cool guy indeed. Owns several planes...

Rodney is a cool guy indeed. Owns several planes but loves falconry. Got the bird from our forest. Once its GPS showed 120 mph in the dive :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 195,738
Posted By Vlad
A sort of a resort?...

A sort of a resort?

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/a_resort_of_some_sort_-_1.jpeg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-12-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 251,455
Posted By Vlad
U69 Duchesne

Duchesne UT U69 (https://www.airnav.com/airport/U69) has a nice crosswind dirt runway. I was coming to this airport for a couple of years to get cheaper fuel but never landed on the dirt. Today was...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-12-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 516,325
Posted By Vlad
Miss Invisible

Wow it’s gorgeous good job polishing. Congratulations! Go time!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-11-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,902
Posted By Vlad
Good to know Noel thanks. Need new gaskets? :) I...

Good to know Noel thanks. Need new gaskets? :) I have a few.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-08-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By Vlad
Easy project for Steve. I would buy a couple.

Easy project for Steve. I would buy a couple.
Forum: Northeast 03-08-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,507
Posted By Vlad
There are at least 4 RVs in Plymouth KPYM.

There are at least 4 RVs in Plymouth KPYM.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-06-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 407,692
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Looking sharp major congratulations! Enjoy!

Looking sharp major congratulations! Enjoy!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-06-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,385
Posted By Vlad
2 to 4 times a year :)

2 to 4 times a year :)
Forum: Florida (South) 03-02-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,861
Posted By Vlad
Good job on OF report Turbo! I might join one of...

Good job on OF report Turbo! I might join one of your runs in April :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-26-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 46,072
Posted By Vlad
It happens you are not alone. I managed to...

It happens you are not alone. I managed to overtrim the back of the top cowling :)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-25-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Vlad
Did similar to this and hangers are still there.

Did similar to this and hangers are still there.
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