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Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 227,957
Posted By Vol88
Congratulations!

Glad to see you're ready to start flying. Your build thread has been fun to follow - from the barrel of Lite cans to the last engine rebuild. It seems like you turn the crank hard and do nice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By Vol88
PAW wheelbarrow adapted for a taildragger:...

PAW wheelbarrow adapted for a taildragger: https://www.electricpaw.com/customdesigns.html
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By Vol88
@Electrogunner, that sounds like a great idea....

@Electrogunner, that sounds like a great idea. What worked best for you? Any pics?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,957
Posted By Vol88
Thanks Larry. Iím the guy that took your fuse...

Thanks Larry. Iím the guy that took your fuse cradle, and appreciate it every time I work on the plane. I also saw your -10 at KDPA when you were starting your Phase 1.

There will be a fleet of 10s...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,957
Posted By Vol88
Update

To close the loop on this thread, I purchased this unfinished kit in August 2019. Many thanks to those who responded with opinions and expert advice. I admit I was swayed most by the responses from...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 08-06-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,672
Posted By Vol88
Itís worth a try

Iíve flown a lot of PnP missions in 172s and PA28s and havenít had an upset dog yet. Like Billís cats, most of them go to sleep in self-defense. Some say they sense something good is happening. I...
Forum: RV-10 03-01-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,775
Posted By Vol88
From Dynon Documentation

?An added benefit to rudder control is that it automatically coordinates turns and provides rudder trim. The Yaw Damper subsystem of the autopilot combines these two features.? p.8-7, Skyview Classic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By Vol88
RV Training Project bag contents

I just found a Class Project inventory from 1/14/13. Here are the bag contents it lists:

Bag 1: AN426AD3-3 rivets .02 lbs
Bag 2: AN426AD3-3.5 rivets .01 lbs
Bag 3: AN426AD3-4 rivets .01 lbs
Bag 4:...
Forum: RV-10 07-21-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,900
Posted By Vol88
Unhappy Bummed out

I've been packed and ready to go all day, but the EAA text alerts say no new campers until Scholler dries out more. Sorry that I'm going to miss the RV10 Social this year - it would have been just my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,957
Posted By Vol88
Update

I had a chance to take another look yesterday, along with my A&P building partner who inspected everything visually, in detail. Here's some more information.

In spite of what the pictures look like,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,957
Posted By Vol88
QB primier?

Thanks for the quick replies. The wings and fuse are QB and were primed. Does that ease concerns about what?s inside?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,957
Posted By Vol88
Corrosion or CORROSION?

I am in the process of purchasing a 2008 RV10 QB kit that has been stored in an unheated hangar. Here in the Midwest, unheated buildings can generate a fair amount of condensation during our annual...
Forum: RV-10 06-08-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,900
Posted By Vol88
Tom Mason solo, maybe + 1 Thanks!

Tom Mason solo, maybe + 1

Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,366
Posted By Vol88
EAA financing

Having just gone through a purchase for a non-equity flying club, I?d give NAFCO a call - EAA?s partner. Their rates and terms were much better than AOPA?s partner, but they require a personal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By Vol88
How did the move go?

Did you make the move? If so, what did you decide to do, and how did it turn out?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-13-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,164
Posted By Vol88
Places to visit in Tennessee

Greeneville KGCY has a newly paved runway and a friendly FBO. The General Morgan Inn is a beautifully restored hotel with a fine-dining restaurant - Brumley?s. Easy access to golf, mountains,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,081
Posted By Vol88
Fond du Lac KFLD

In 2017, I was three minutes short of Ripon when ATC closed the approach for the night. I diverted to Fond du Lac KFLD. Lots of planes there, camping next to your plane, shower trailers, breakfast...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-19-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,223
Posted By Vol88
+1 for "The myth of the unstable approach" Ed, I...

+1 for "The myth of the unstable approach"

Ed, I took from your paper that my focused involvement in the approach, landing and rollout - including knowing what I will do to go around or go missed -...
Forum: Southeast 08-30-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By Vol88
Greeneville TN trip

We ended up flying into KDKX on Thursday. That?s still one of the nicest small airports around. And Thursday-Sunday cost a total of $10 in overnight fees. We parked next to a transient RV-10. But it...
Forum: Southeast 08-21-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By Vol88
KDKX

KDKX is one of my favorite airports, so that's an easy alternative.

It would be great to find an airport a little closer to Greeneville. We're flying in about once a month, and I'm open to trying...
Forum: Southeast 08-21-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By Vol88
Greeneville TN options

My wife and I are flying to Greeneville on Thursday afternoon for the weekend, and - surprise! - see that KGCY just closed for the next five months.

I'm leaning toward KMOR, but KTRI is about the...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,404
Posted By Vol88
+2

Brand new VAF member here. My wife and I are attending the RV Assembly SportAir workshop on Monday and Tuesday, and we?re looking forward to meeting all of you.
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