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Forum: Northwest 03-19-2021, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By seward747
Check with Mike at dybergaviation.com. He just...

Check with Mike at dybergaviation.com.
He just built new hangars on the field.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,241
Posted By seward747
bored

"Flight controllers.....fidgeting when they were bored"

From back in my A-6 days: every Intruder squadron owned several dedicated tankers. They were old A model bombers, re-equipped with a dedicated...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,123
Posted By seward747
Not flying yet, but plan on installing a panel I...

Not flying yet, but plan on installing a panel I got at the OSH fly mart one year.
Has a Fasten Seat Belt switch, and Flight Attendant Call button (any part 121 guy would recognize the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,867
Posted By seward747
I've got several of the Quantum brand "tactical"...

I've got several of the Quantum brand "tactical" flashlights from Harbor Freight. They're 588 lumens (pretty darn bright), beam adjustable from narrow to wide. Regular $13.99, but just got their...
Forum: RV-4 08-02-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 399,311
Posted By seward747
Tom: many thanks for graciously making these two...

Tom: many thanks for graciously making these two documents available!
I'm sure your dad would be pleased to know his efforts are being made available by you to the benefit of the RV...
Forum: Safety 07-27-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,931
Posted By seward747
Wow, quite a presentation by the General. I've...

Wow, quite a presentation by the General. I've been through my share of survival/safety training, but still learned some new things.
Read (view) and heed. Thanks for forwarding!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,853
Posted By seward747
Congratulations, Sam! Thanks for sharing the pics...

Congratulations, Sam! Thanks for sharing the pics of your big day.
So now it's get that -8 flying so you can start on a side by side? You're going to be a busy guy!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-14 06-26-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,100
Posted By seward747
+1 on the need for numbered drill bits. Often...

+1 on the need for numbered drill bits.

Often local industrial supply houses will carry what you need, or can order.

In my area, Tacoma Screw and Fastenal will have the drill bits, Scotchbrite...
Forum: Safety 06-26-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,237
Posted By seward747
Landing Checks

IRT your Before Landing checks:

The simplest (most common?) landing check is GUMP.......Gas, Undercarriage, Mixture, Prop. Seeing that your new checklist is heavily influenced by your recent...
Forum: Safety 06-21-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,500
Posted By seward747
locked controls

During my last BFR:
CFI observed my walk-around, moving/verifying the flight control surfaces.
Later, during after start checks, I again verify flight control movement - free and correct. His method...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-06-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By seward747
Chris: nice write up, thanks for sharing. Looks...

Chris: nice write up, thanks for sharing. Looks like you're a careful flyer, working the system, keeping your options open, and doing a self debrief - well done.
Minor thread drift; looks like you're...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-06-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,167
Posted By seward747
Allan, enjoyed, and agree with, your commentary,...

Allan, enjoyed, and agree with, your commentary, and description of your "personal street vehicle". If I'm reading this right, it has 10 more horsepower than my first Navy airplane - the mighty 1425...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,708
Posted By seward747
Ron: nice cart! Obviously a bunch of custom work...

Ron: nice cart!
Obviously a bunch of custom work there, but how about the basic rolling cart. Did you start with a store bought or a home built design?

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Safety 04-04-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,642
Posted By seward747
Rhino: To quote from a rather well known movie,...

Rhino: To quote from a rather well known movie, "You had a **** of a ?..PMCF".

About as professional and thorough a debrief as I've read on these pages. I'm confident your baring your soul here will...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-26-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By seward747
Thanks Stu - one of your best. A little soul...

Thanks Stu - one of your best.

A little soul food for us "shelter in place" types

Still looks cold up there though (hence the name:rolleyes:)

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-23-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,315
Posted By seward747
Seth: congrats, beautiful RV-8! What a...

Seth: congrats, beautiful RV-8!

What a coincidence; I just happened to be airport bumming at BFI (bought some engine oil down at National Aircraft Supply) yesterday morning and noticed a nice RV-8...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,587
Posted By seward747
How's that line go again? What's your favorite...

How's that line go again?

What's your favorite airplane?

"The one I'm flying now".

Beautiful Monocoupe!
Forum: International 01-03-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By seward747
Looks like you guys got off to a great start on...

Looks like you guys got off to a great start on the "Roaring 20s".
Reminds me of some of your Aussie F-18 videos over the harbor.
Thanks for sharing!


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-28-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By seward747
Nice vid, Steve, one of your best. Yes, we do...

Nice vid, Steve, one of your best.
Yes, we do live in a beautiful little corner of the world.
I'm forwarding it to out of town family and friends, just to illustrate the point.
Today looks almost as...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-19-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,495
Posted By seward747
Yes, great guy. Former member, and past...

Yes, great guy.

Former member, and past President of our local EAA Chapter. 818.

He will be missed!


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-3 11-22-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,605
Posted By seward747
Rob: great write-up! You're one lucky...

Rob: great write-up! You're one lucky man.

Dreaming.....

(BTW is your -3 webpage still active? couldn't get it too work)

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-09-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 217,862
Posted By seward747
Paul: laughing at your "term". I have an idea...

Paul: laughing at your "term". I have an idea what you meant by Boomer Badge, but for fun, did a Google search. First to come up was a description of the chest insignia of a Navy ballistic missile...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-30-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By seward747
Yep, video worked for me. Looks like a fun...

Yep, video worked for me.
Looks like a fun morning.
BTW, nice hats, shirts, and a/c paint job.
Thanks for the motivational sharing.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-26-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,624
Posted By seward747
Bill (wild): sent you a PM Doug Seattle area ...

Bill (wild): sent you a PM


Doug
Seattle area (74S)
-4, wings
VA-196 '79-82
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-18-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By seward747
Thanks for the video, Steve. To me, it was a...

Thanks for the video, Steve.
To me, it was a telling statement when they changed the name to Arlington BALOON fest and Fly-In (emphasis mine). I was there with my Luscombe in the Vintage area, which...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-11-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 66,828
Posted By seward747
Scott: what a beautiful story, so many shared...

Scott: what a beautiful story, so many shared experiences, a lifetime of memories, very moving to read.
Sorry for your loss.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-09-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,037
Posted By seward747
Chris, Looks like you definitely have the...

Chris, Looks like you definitely have the homebuilder spirit! Regarding your welds; "perfection is the enemy of good enough". You'll probably hear that phrase more than once around here. Another one...
Forum: RV-4 08-07-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,262
Posted By seward747
Great report Devin, looks like everyone had a...

Great report Devin, looks like everyone had a great time. I missed most of the activities, but sat in the front row as Van conducted his "40 years of...." forum. Guess you can't polish that corner of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-02-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,819
Posted By seward747
rongawer: just to clarify your above post, you're...

rongawer: just to clarify your above post, you're running which engine?


Doug in Seattle
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,787
Posted By seward747
Awesome Bruce, thanks for posting. Saw some...

Awesome Bruce, thanks for posting.


Saw some familiar planes/names there.


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Primers 07-12-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,564
Posted By seward747
Like others-interested in the Stewart Systems as...

Like others-interested in the Stewart Systems as well. Nice description of the priming process. Do you have a part # or name for that 3M gun? Nice lid set-up as well.
Will be interested in your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,878
Posted By seward747
No need for chocks while parked but the guy...

No need for chocks while parked but the guy behind me always gets a little upset when I try to taxi out.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Northeast 07-03-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By seward747
Raffle

Wow! The team did a great job on the Gee Bee. I built one of the pedal planes (simpler model) and can appreciate the work that went into it.
Good luck with the event and the raffle!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-3 06-20-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By seward747
Awesome-both the execution and the final...

Awesome-both the execution and the final product!
Thanks for sharing.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Safety 06-05-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,349
Posted By seward747
Pilot135: clever! That helmet has all the bases...

Pilot135: clever!
That helmet has all the bases covered.


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Flight Testing 06-05-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,318
Posted By seward747
Steve: Carl beat me to it, but many posts by Vac...

Steve: Carl beat me to it, but many posts by Vac explain AOA well.
Or, we can talk next time I see you at the at the hangar.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-25-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,257
Posted By seward747
great collection! You guys/gals are having way...

great collection!
You guys/gals are having way too much fun!
Thanks for sharing

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-15-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,441
Posted By seward747
David: Nice set-up there and beautiful...

David: Nice set-up there and beautiful workmanship on the-12. Bet you're chomping at the bit to get her airborne!
Thanks for sharing and keep the progress reports coming.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-16-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 55,941
Posted By seward747
real close

Awesome Sam! Big congrats. Cant wait to hear November Golf (Alpha Charlie) 506 in the pattern at AWO.

When you get a chance, would love to hear how you chose 506 as your side number. This old...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-30-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By seward747
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Doug Seattle...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,507
Posted By seward747
Ahhhh????..now we see. Very cool indeed! Now...

Ahhhh????..now we see.

Very cool indeed!

Now you WILL be getting some custom build requests.

Boys and their toys...??.:D


Doug
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-19-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,092
Posted By seward747
Great shots on a beautiful day, much appreciated...

Great shots on a beautiful day, much appreciated by this old SOCAL guy. You even managed to work the Queen Mary and old Spruce Goose display hangar (geodedic dome) in the harbor shot. Did my share of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,507
Posted By seward747
Yep, nicely done! The "finished pic of lead",...

Yep, nicely done! The "finished pic of lead", with dowel attached to tail, looks like they'd be perfect "fighter sticks" for ACM/BFM mission briefings in the ready room:cool:

With the video INOP,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,532
Posted By seward747
Welcome, Lance. Looks like you've got an...

Welcome, Lance. Looks like you've got an awesome workshop area, with some previous projects as well. Care to fill us in on that interesting structure back there marked Navy?
Good luck on your new...
Forum: RV-3 01-17-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By seward747
Looks like its an RV-3 RG Doug Seattle area

Looks like its an RV-3 RG


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,953
Posted By seward747
Suits Me

Frank: I can't believe you'd stoop so low as to be seen in an A-2. Everyone knows Naval Aviators wear a G-1.

Oh, wait. Did you say it was free?


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Safety 01-10-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,361
Posted By seward747
"they added something like 5,500' upon...

"they added something like 5,500' upon request"

As some have stated, he most probably said "on request", a common phrase from Center controllers.

Occasionally you'll hear a more self explanatory "...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,086
Posted By seward747
Frank: sent you a PM. Congrats on finishing the...

Frank: sent you a PM.
Congrats on finishing the -7!


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-07-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 76,702
Posted By seward747
Looking good, Martin! Obviously an outstanding...

Looking good, Martin! Obviously an outstanding support crew, as well. Keep the progress reports coming.
Ref. one of your previous postings, any chance you could give us all a PIREP on your Pitts...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-21-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By seward747
Looks like you had a great year, Richard! Thanks...

Looks like you had a great year, Richard!
Thanks for sharing and looking forward to next year's edition.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-05-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,533
Posted By seward747
beautifully done; Id assign an A to that project,...

beautifully done; Id assign an A to that project, but I may be a little biased.
You've got some nice toys in that hangar.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,102
Posted By seward747
That's awesome Tom. Congratulations to him and...

That's awesome Tom. Congratulations to him and the family! You must be very proud.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-05-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 558,932
Posted By seward747
I'd say it's an ex military C-117, or Super DC-3....

I'd say it's an ex military C-117, or Super DC-3. External differences are the squared off tail, cowlings, and main gear doors (just visible below the wing's leading edge). Not many...
Forum: RV-4 09-29-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,372
Posted By seward747
Sean: nice video, beautiful -4! Thanks for...

Sean: nice video, beautiful -4!
Thanks for sharing.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-17-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 42,886
Posted By seward747
Fantastic news, Bob! You guys are hitting it out...

Fantastic news, Bob! You guys are hitting it out of the park.
Looking forward to further updates.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 558,932
Posted By seward747
seating arrangement

I give up. How'd you squeeze 5 of you into a 2 seat RV-7?:D


Doug
Seattle area
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-31-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,918
Posted By seward747
Nice presentation - thanks for...

Nice presentation - thanks for posting!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-12-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,713
Posted By seward747
Mike, thanks for sharing, both the pics and the...

Mike, thanks for sharing, both the pics and the stories!

I was ANC based for 20 years. Really miss the scenery and the fellowship, truly a unique corner of the world.

Keep 'em...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-21-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,247
Posted By seward747
Beautifully done.....including the music! Looks...

Beautifully done.....including the music!

Looks like you two are living the American Dream!



Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-13-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,559
Posted By seward747
Amen, brother. We are lucky, indeed! Thanks for...

Amen, brother.
We are lucky, indeed!

Thanks for the reminder and perspective.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-09-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,744
Posted By seward747
Yep, when it's nice around here, it's REALLY...

Yep, when it's nice around here, it's REALLY nice. Looks like a beautiful flight, thanks for sharing.

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: Safety 05-02-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,301
Posted By seward747
Seems like most everyone's got an opinion in this...

Seems like most everyone's got an opinion in this radio call thing. What say we all use the last page of the AC, titled Advisory Circular Feedback Form, and tell them what we the users think would...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-02-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,482
Posted By seward747
Great post Tim. Sounds like an awesome weekend...

Great post Tim. Sounds like an awesome weekend that you could almost call a reward for putting up w/ 2 months TDY there!

Doug
Seattle area
Forum: RV-10 03-25-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,129
Posted By seward747
Per your call sign and "resume", I'm guessing you...

Per your call sign and "resume", I'm guessing you rotorheads just feel more comfortable flying PIC in the right seat? Perhaps you could show us a panel pic?
Beautiful airplane!

Doug
Seattle area
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