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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2021, 02:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,102
Posted By GregM
Congratulations Doug! Thatís a lot of hard work...

Congratulations Doug! Thatís a lot of hard work and a great accomplishment!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By GregM
Check your PM?s.

Check your PM?s.
Forum: ADS-B 09-27-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,912
Posted By GregM
You might want to contact their tech support and...

You might want to contact their tech support and ask if the directional antenna can be mounted to the bottom of the aircraft. I have installed two of these units at work on our helicopters and the...
Forum: Southeast 08-21-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By GregM
You might want to consider fuel prices in your...

You might want to consider fuel prices in your decision. KMOR has the highest prices around. Although just a bit farther, KDKX In Knoxville has good fuel prices, rental cars, and cheap tiedown rates....
Forum: Southeast 07-05-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,621
Posted By GregM
I?m up at KDKX and there are quite a number of...

I?m up at KDKX and there are quite a number of RV?s around. Like Brian said, the breakfasts draw them in, and if you find the airports with the cheapest gas, you?ll find them.
Forum: Safety 04-01-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,664
Posted By GregM
You?re not safe at altitude either.

Brian, You?re not safe at altitude either. Last Fall, KTYS approach had us looking for a drone that a pilot flying south at 7,500? passed at his altitude. We didn?t find that one but found another...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,385
Posted By GregM
Shame you're not back East. Baker's School of...

Shame you're not back East. Baker's School of Aeronautics near Nashville can't be beat. SouthWest has a big hub in Nashville.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,118
Posted By GregM
Use a bit of fuel on a rag to wipe it down.

Use a bit of fuel on a rag to wipe it down.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-27-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 44,467
Posted By GregM
Safe travels y'all! I hope the weather Gods work...

Safe travels y'all! I hope the weather Gods work in your favor.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,972
Posted By GregM
Those dates may be wrong on the website. I...

Those dates may be wrong on the website. I submitted mine on May 20th priority mail and had it in hand on the 31st.
Forum: Virtual Hangar 06-25-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 112,436
Posted By GregM
Congrats Brian!

Congrats Brian!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 22,476
Posted By GregM
Great news, congratulations Brian!

Great news, congratulations Brian!
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-13-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,120
Posted By GregM
Congrats Doug! Big accomplishment that's been a...

Congrats Doug! Big accomplishment that's been a long time coming.
Forum: Southeast 09-19-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,395
Posted By GregM
I hate to miss it Brian. I'm working and it's a...

I hate to miss it Brian. I'm working and it's a home game today. Have fun!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-12-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,033
Posted By GregM
Awesome! Love the nose wheel chock too.

Awesome! Love the nose wheel chock too.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 37,761
Posted By GregM
The Garmin NVG means that the display is...

The Garmin NVG means that the display is compatible with NVG's. Keep in mind FLIR and NVG's are two separate things. FLIR's see heat and NVG's amplify light. Just to clarify for those that are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 23,692
Posted By GregM
I'm curious as to what the sticking point is....

I'm curious as to what the sticking point is. Keep in mind all those military aircraft flying over the stadium don't have airworthiness certificates either.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-05-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,595
Posted By GregM
Sorry to hear this news. My condolences to your...

Sorry to hear this news. My condolences to your family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,761
Posted By GregM
Man (as in mankind)+ machine+ environment =...

Man (as in mankind)+ machine+ environment = success. Lessen or change any of the values to a variable and the outcome of success becomes a variable or lesser value.
Forum: Virtual Hangar 07-25-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 112,436
Posted By GregM
Dang Brian, that's completely amazing....

Dang Brian, that's completely amazing. Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 38,415
Posted By GregM
Ha! That's it... A Vladabout.

Ha! That's it... A Vladabout.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 38,415
Posted By GregM
Finally got a single ping off him over Yakutat at...

Finally got a single ping off him over Yakutat at some really high altitude. So high that he pinged an Igate in Whitehorse, from off the coast of Alaska. I guess he decided against the Aleutians....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 38,415
Posted By GregM
Should get a fresh ping from him when he gets...

Should get a fresh ping from him when he gets closer to Anchorage and the Kenai peninsula.
Forum: Safety 07-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,405
Posted By GregM
Ah, sorry. Missed in my first read through. Your...

Ah, sorry. Missed in my first read through. Your very lucky all the way around!
Forum: Safety 07-01-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,405
Posted By GregM
Wow!

Glad you're okay. I would recommend doing an engine tear down inspection for sudden stoppage. Or, at the minimum, contacting the engine manufacturer to see what they recommend. There could be unseen...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-13-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,474
Posted By GregM
Yep, you're on your own from here on out. This...

Yep, you're on your own from here on out. This engine setup is difinitely not in Van's FWF packages. I think I found the following link at Airflow Performance's website. It does have some Silverhawk...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 04-04-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 112,436
Posted By GregM
Congrats Brian, keep it going.

Congrats Brian, keep it going.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-21-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 349,665
Posted By GregM
Something everybody should keep in mind...If you...

Something everybody should keep in mind...If you do not use the materials and don't follow the procedures as outlined in the service bulletin and deviate, then you have not complied with the SB. Just...
Forum: APRS Tracking 01-24-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 69,422
Posted By GregM
When I got my byonics tracker, I threw the...

When I got my byonics tracker, I threw the magnetic antenna on the car and drove to work a few times. I didn't have much success. Even placed it on our aircraft at work and flew around. Still no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 24,082
Posted By GregM
Russia isn't totally out of the picture.

A victor airway route does exist between Russia and the U.S. Check out the Alaska Airman's Association's page on the subject. http://alaskaairmen.org/index.php?page_id=203 I used to live in Alaska...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-03-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,915
Posted By GregM
http://safeair1.com/averytools/firewallpassthrough...

http://safeair1.com/averytools/firewallpassthrough.php

The web page shows a NyLock being used on the backside which compromises an otherwise bombproof setup. One should use an all metal locking...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-29-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 31,087
Posted By GregM
I'm very saddened to hear this. I really enjoyed...

I'm very saddened to hear this. I really enjoyed his input on VAF from his unique perspective. Rest in Peace Bob.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,064
Posted By GregM
Welcome to public servitude.

Axel, you'll learn not to listen to each individual and just average it all out instead. I'm an EMT and serve in the volunteer rescue squad. I'm also a cop. Depending on which uniform I have on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By GregM
I painted my 200C. If I had to do it all over...

I painted my 200C. If I had to do it all over again, I would just pick out something standard or close to what you want. They will ship the blades to you and you paint them and send them back. You...
Forum: Formation Flying 10-13-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 55,790
Posted By GregM
Found a site

http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2013/10/13/4834310/arrowhead-stadium-flyover-video-pictures-raiders-vs-chiefs-2013
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-20-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 88,067
Posted By GregM
This is just horrible news. My condolences to the...

This is just horrible news. My condolences to the family.
Forum: Southeast 08-27-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,654
Posted By GregM
Sept 14th 9-3.

Sept 14th 9-3.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 17,339
Posted By GregM
With out doubt, there are times when the BRS...

With out doubt, there are times when the BRS would be advantageous. But if its a concern for you, then it's lighter, cheaper, and smarter to just wear a parachute and weigh out the chances of a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,328
Posted By GregM
Talked about before.....

Talked about before.. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=21686&highlight=Aileron+bumping
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-20-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,483
Posted By GregM
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=37923&highlight=Superior+manual

Check the 4th post down Derek, that might help you out. FWIW
Forum: Safety 06-24-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,866
Posted By GregM
Yep, thank God it isn't the Cessna forum, but we...

Yep, thank God it isn't the Cessna forum, but we do love Cessna drivers. -<>-<>-<>-<>-<>- :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-24-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,379
Posted By GregM
No, it's not the 29, it's a MiG-9.

No, it's not the 29, it's a MiG-9.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-18-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,098
Posted By GregM
Thanks!

Nice playground!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,781
Posted By GregM
Better yet, practice your bends with the 3003 and...

Better yet, practice your bends with the 3003 and then do the final install with the 5052.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,059
Posted By GregM
....What Brantel said.

....What Brantel said.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-02-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By GregM
Welcome to vansairforce. You might want to look...

Welcome to vansairforce. You might want to look at the data here from the cafe foundation. It'll keep you busy for awhile.

http://cafefoundation.org/v2/pdf_cafe_apr/RV-8A%20APR.pdf
Forum: Propellers 04-13-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,199
Posted By GregM
Hmm, the front of the hub on my whirlwind is...

Hmm, the front of the hub on my whirlwind is marked 1 and 2. I don't have a 200rv so not sure if they mark the front of the hub on it. Might want to double check.

Walt, your exactly right on the...
Forum: Fiberglass 04-13-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,387
Posted By GregM
Yep, they designed it to move with the gear leg....

Yep, they designed it to move with the gear leg. Like you said, cracked fiberglass otherwise.
Forum: Propellers 04-12-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,199
Posted By GregM
Boy, you'd think they could get a better static...

Boy, you'd think they could get a better static balance to start off with....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 948
Posted By GregM
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/categories/aircraft_...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/categories/aircraft_parts/ap/menus/ep/oilfilters_zadapters.html

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/categories/aircraft_parts/ap/menus/ep/oilfilters_zhousing.html

Here's a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-11-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,773
Posted By GregM
Nice!

Thanks for posting Don, those are two places on my bucket list when I get my plane finished.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-07-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 46,364
Posted By GregM
The French-Broad Chocolate Lounge is the place...

The French-Broad Chocolate Lounge is the place I've been. I couldn't imagine having a choice after experiencing that place.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-06-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 46,364
Posted By GregM
Make sure Bill takes you to the chocolate factory...

Make sure Bill takes you to the chocolate factory too. Have a safe journey.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,651
Posted By GregM
Believe it or not, Radio Shack usually has the...

Believe it or not, Radio Shack usually has the tool too if you have a shack nearby.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,105
Posted By GregM
The Vertex VXA-710 is an air band radio with...

The Vertex VXA-710 is an air band radio with vor's and 2 meter band thrown in. It also has a headset adapter to fit your aviation headset. Great back-up with the ability to play around with 2M.
Forum: Southeast 02-06-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,014
Posted By GregM
Tennessee has a use tax. When you register your...

Tennessee has a use tax. When you register your aircraft in Tennessee, they will tax you based on the declared value. After that, your good to go. Here's a generic guide to the use tax....
Forum: Southeast 09-22-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,711
Posted By GregM
Glad to see ya made it back okay Bill. Nice to...

Glad to see ya made it back okay Bill. Nice to meet you and Brian finally. 25 kts. Tailwinds were great for getting to morristown, but it was slow going back to Knoxville. Brian, you were right on...
Forum: Southeast 09-21-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,711
Posted By GregM
some of us have to work...

but that isn't much in my way. No RV yet, but I'll be there in a black, unmarked government helicopter around 10ish;). Looking forward to meeting everybody. Meanwhile, back to sanding the cowl. uggh!
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-31-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,623
Posted By GregM
Looks great, good hovering too. Dunno why it only...

Looks great, good hovering too. Dunno why it only showed you doing 10 mph everywhere.
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-22-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,219
Posted By GregM
Brian, that is the "traffic density or volume"...

Brian, that is the "traffic density or volume" for that area. It gives you a quick glimpse of where the most activity is happening and also reveals where the Igates and digipeaters are few and far...
Forum: Safety 07-26-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,974
Posted By GregM
Maybe I'm not the brightest of the lot, but isn't...

Maybe I'm not the brightest of the lot, but isn't this a forum? Where could you have better input and participation than right here? And it doesn't cost me hundreds of my "getting the airplane done...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,177
Posted By GregM
A crack in the case is difinitely a no fly...

A crack in the case is difinitely a no fly situation. Catastrophic failure can happen at any time. Losing oil is trivial when large chunks of the engine casing is leaving the aircraft. A crack is an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,613
Posted By GregM
I've seen several queries on bandsaw blades...

I've seen several queries on bandsaw blades through the years and would like to point out that if you go to your local welding gas and supply places (Holston Gasses here in Knoxville,Tn), they can...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-08-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,450
Posted By GregM
Careful Mike! The stink eye is next:eek:

Careful Mike! The stink eye is next:eek:
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