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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,700
Posted By donaziza
Hey Paul, Thanx for the info on this. Been...

Hey Paul, Thanx for the info on this. Been wanting to go there for about a year now, but figured the restaurants would all be closed due to covid. (Bit of a trek from Atlanta) Now I'm gonna go ...
Forum: Northeast 02-27-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,763
Posted By donaziza
Anybody got a picture of what it looks like in...

Anybody got a picture of what it looks like in summer?? Sure looks pretty there.
Forum: Southeast 02-15-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By donaziza
Gil, PM sent

Gil, PM sent
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-24-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,973
Posted By donaziza
Question Kitty in pilot's garb

Hey David, How'd you do the pic of your kitty in the pilots outfit?? Like to do that with my kitty.:rolleyes: Or is it a trick picture??
Forum: Tools 01-21-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,987
Posted By donaziza
I bought mine at W--mart. Its awful.

I bought mine at W--mart. Its awful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,188
Posted By donaziza
When people see my 8, they ask, "did you build...

When people see my 8, they ask, "did you build it"? I always answer " No, if I built it, you wouldn't wanna fly in it, and neither would I":D:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,424
Posted By donaziza
Oil too cold--can't install oil cooler shutter

Hi guys, I'm a non builder. My 8 has an ECI IO 360. Three days ago, I was up at altitude, and my oil temp was only 137*. (OAT was 34*F) A number of years back, I had one of those oil cooler...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 21,074
Posted By donaziza
Age??

Might wanna consider one's age also. I was going to outfit my 8 IFR. But at the time, I was maybe 73--74. It was going to cost me some 22 to $23000 bux--I wanted a lot of redundancy if anything...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,550
Posted By donaziza
Love listening to the Italian from the girl in...

Love listening to the Italian from the girl in the tower. Very sexy:rolleyes::rolleyes: And yeah, The background there is really pretty. Would love to visit sometime.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,178
Posted By donaziza
Sure---If you wanna text me, my cell is 404 550...

Sure---If you wanna text me, my cell is 404 550 2163
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,178
Posted By donaziza
Pictures

Hi David, Could you maybe post some pictures?? Or if you're picture challenged, as me, just send some to my email. (I've got the same problem on my 8. Tried the shutter trick. Wouldn't fit. ...
Forum: Safety 12-08-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By donaziza
Hi Sid, Is that the $159 model you have??

Hi Sid, Is that the $159 model you have??
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-05-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By donaziza
I've got both a Dynon 180, and a Garmin 496. ...

I've got both a Dynon 180, and a Garmin 496. When I first got the airplane back in 2013, I had it on a on the ground compass rose---twice. After that, I just gave up.:rolleyes::rolleyes: Usually...
Forum: Safety 12-04-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,755
Posted By donaziza
If you fly at night, please have a back up...

If you fly at night, please have a back up artificial horizon, airspeed, and altimeter---just in case.:eek::eek:
Forum: Safety 11-01-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,607
Posted By donaziza
I think I understand. Mine is Garmin pilot on a...

I think I understand. Mine is Garmin pilot on a tablet, not a 660. But my target trend lines don't reach like on yours from 6 miles away to just behind your plane. I "think" there's some sort of...
Forum: Safety 11-01-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,607
Posted By donaziza
For RV8JD Post 9

"""And BTW, I love Garmin's Target Trend vectors. They are extremely helpful in showing the relative track of traffic in relation to your airplane."""

Hi Carl. Look at your own "Target Trend...
Forum: Safety 10-17-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,957
Posted By donaziza
Ah-h, I think I see what you mean. I'll check...

Ah-h, I think I see what you mean. I'll check mine tomorrow. Thanx
Forum: Safety 10-16-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,957
Posted By donaziza
Yes sir--pictures as soon as you can sir. Mine...

Yes sir--pictures as soon as you can sir. Mine is a 2008 RV 8, and I didn't build it. Pictures worth a thousand words.
Forum: Safety 10-13-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By donaziza
Neat, Thanx Carl. I plugged this in to my...

Neat, Thanx Carl. I plugged this in to my smaller tablet that I carry along for NOAA weather, flight service, vans air force ADDS Wx, Flight service, ETC. etc. when going cross country. Have a...
Forum: Photography 10-06-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,046
Posted By donaziza
Hi Geoff, I "think" I followed your...

Hi Geoff, I "think" I followed your instructions to the letter. But I didn't get my photo in my preview. So I just decided to click submit new thread . Its a new thread that says "test photo,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-06-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,161
Posted By donaziza
test photo (I don't think this is gonna work)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/aBC-KoLs72rYKUT45L81YXl-G43dRy50t9tyuDPYdq8YFKki47wKkH8TUX2PUxysDUaR9ETcnRTbpkY2cVPviThAd4fZLzEnmTCDsvDDwyg7YeoJgEGYNGHNz81FFKpqhbdOPMJIsg=w800
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-06-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,645
Posted By donaziza
No disrespect guys, but no one is really...

No disrespect guys, but no one is really answering the question the way I asked it. Does one do all 4 steps simultaneously--all 4 steps at the same exact instant?
Or does one do them one at a time,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-06-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,645
Posted By donaziza
Spinning one's RV 8

Got a question for you guys smarter than me if I may. I've never intentionally spun my 8. But I do know the PARE procedure--just in case--like maybe coming out of a loop or a barrel roll etc.

My...
Forum: Photography 10-05-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,046
Posted By donaziza
Hi Geoff, I'm reading this with great interest...

Hi Geoff, I'm reading this with great interest as I've always been picture challenged here on VAF. And I am therefore, as you've probably surmised, a computer idiot. Could you please help me with...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-30-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,525
Posted By donaziza
I'm looking at that "bent wing" on the picture...

I'm looking at that "bent wing" on the picture that Doug put on the front page, and I'm thinking, "that can't possibly be an RV Corsair":D
Forum: Safety 09-24-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,963
Posted By donaziza
To posters 13 and 21. I'm at zero flaps on the...

To posters 13 and 21. I'm at zero flaps on the takeoff. As I'm bending the airplane around in that 270* turn, to get back to the airport, I'm running out my flaps to lower my stall speed, so I...
Forum: Safety 09-24-2020, 02:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,963
Posted By donaziza
Question The Impossible 180* turn after eng failure.

I've gone out and taught myself these. Why?? Because at the end of my runway is nothing but buildings, ie certain death. (Death is guaranteed to ruin your whole day) (And the winds are "always"...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-15-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By donaziza
I dunno----I didn't design it. Other than my...

I dunno----I didn't design it. Other than my split S experience, I guess if one is within 45* of bank, and 30* of pitch, and you get in the soup, and panic, hitting this button will automatically...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-15-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,523
Posted By donaziza
Emergency Level on a Tru Trak gemini auto pilot

Hi everyone. I've got a Tru Trak Gemini autopilot installed. Its got one of those "Emergency Level" buttons for guys who accidentally get in the soup, and don't know how to fly instruments. So I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-08-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,005
Posted By donaziza
"Tall" grass strip

I've landed on grass strips with my 8 a number of times. But one time, the grass was so #%^& tall, I took my wheel pants off before leaving.
Forum: Autopilots 09-03-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,738
Posted By donaziza
Hi Tru Trak Andrew, I've got a question for...

Hi Tru Trak Andrew, I've got a question for you. I've got a Tru Trak Gemini. Its hooked up to a Garmin 496. If I put in point A to point B, it tracks fine when GPS Nav is selected. But you...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-31-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,590
Posted By donaziza
That's neat Vlad, where did you get it?

That's neat Vlad, where did you get it?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-23-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,720
Posted By donaziza
Talking Not exactly the same-----But-----

Not exactly the same, but good for a laugh. Took off out of Atlanta in an RV 727 (See--its RV related) Flight attendants came running up saying there was this god awful sound coming from a rear...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-20-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,732
Posted By donaziza
GEEZ Scott----I'm sure glad you've got Sammy. ...

GEEZ Scott----I'm sure glad you've got Sammy. Big dog is the best defense you can have against critters in the forest. Glad to hear the bear spooked. The snake---that would have been too close for...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-13-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,732
Posted By donaziza
Scott, If you would please, tell us a bit about...

Scott, If you would please, tell us a bit about potty training with Sammy before you took her flying.

(Beautiful country by the way)
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-12-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,205
Posted By donaziza
I had the same problem. I got told to open the...

I had the same problem. I got told to open the throttle full, mixture closed, and then start to feed in the mixture til it fires, AND pull the throttle back very quickly. I didn't like the throttle...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,926
Posted By donaziza
I especially like the tree with its roots...

I especially like the tree with its roots reaching over to the mainland. That is one smart tree.:D
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 08-05-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,571
Posted By donaziza
Dan, check your PM's

Dan, check your PM's
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-28-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,852
Posted By donaziza
Is it cold there? I see Scott is wearing a...

Is it cold there? I see Scott is wearing a jacket in the motorboat.
Forum: Southeast 07-22-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,491
Posted By donaziza
Oh--And here's one more I hadn't thought of. ...

Oh--And here's one more I hadn't thought of. Been meaning to do this myself for about a year now::rolleyes:

Carolinas Aviation Museum at CLT, (Charlotte, NC) Capt Sully's A 320 is there.
phone is...
Forum: Southeast 07-22-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,491
Posted By donaziza
It would be a long walk. You just call them, (or...

It would be a long walk. You just call them, (or the FBO will do it). They come pick you up in say---10 minutes. Bring you back too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,431
Posted By donaziza
Relly neat Rob----blue side up:confused:----oops,...

Relly neat Rob----blue side up:confused:----oops, that's only for airliners:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,213
Posted By donaziza
I've had a paypal account since 2007, but haven't...

I've had a paypal account since 2007, but haven't used it in years. Then the other day, me and a guy in Wisconsin made a deal, my RV 8 seatbelts to him, his monies to me (Only $90 bux) Anyway, my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-09-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By donaziza
Yeah---definitely use a ziplock. AND--if you...

Yeah---definitely use a ziplock. AND--if you have any other squeezy bottles like shampoo or bug remover for your wings, make sure you burp the bottles first---THEN put them in the ziplock. I once...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,213
Posted By donaziza
There's another story right here on VAF, from...

There's another story right here on VAF, from maybe 4 years ago. Seller "said" he was selling a Garmin 450 (400 something--I forget) Anyway, potential buyer sent off $7500 bux. Never saw his Nav,...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-07-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,258
Posted By donaziza
I hope you do really really good barrel rolls. ...

I hope you do really really good barrel rolls. Cause when I do em in my +6G 8, particularly to the right, I sometimes end up going pretty much straight down. And if you do that, you may pull more...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-03-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By donaziza
RV 8 seat belts for sale

Anyone interested in a set of RV 8 seatbelts? Includes crotch strap. How's $90 bux plus shipping hit you? They're black in color, and have the kind of buckles like one sees on an airliner. I'm...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-03-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,161
Posted By donaziza
Pull back on the stick until it looks like you're...

Pull back on the stick until it looks like you're at a 45 angle (probably more like 15 to 30 degrees in actuality).
Release back pressure -- neutral elevator.
Briskly but smoothly move the stick all...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-02-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,161
Posted By donaziza
Eric, disregard where I told you to go for "feet...

Eric, disregard where I told you to go for "feet flat on the floor". I sent you to the wrong thread. Its here instead

Scott Hersha Scott Hersha is offline
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location:...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-02-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,161
Posted By donaziza
I swear I'm doing exactly what all 3 of you guys...

I swear I'm doing exactly what all 3 of you guys are saying. BUT---I will print all 3 of your answers, study as much as I can, and then even take them up with me, and read them again, just before I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-02-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,161
Posted By donaziza
Barrel rolls.

There's another post here on doing decent aileron rolls. I'm gonna try em tomorrow. (Feet off the rudder pedals, but most importantly, no back stick, keep your hand open. Can someone walk me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,317
Posted By donaziza
Hi Pierre, Let me bounce something off you, and...

Hi Pierre, Let me bounce something off you, and I mean absolutely no disrespect by saying this. But do you think maybe it could be from being around all those poisons all the time??
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-26-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,593
Posted By donaziza
Can you get one of these as an F-16?

Can you get one of these as an F-16?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-26-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,593
Posted By donaziza
Hey---Check our Sam Buchanan's avatar. He's...

Hey---Check our Sam Buchanan's avatar. He's 118 years old and still flyin:D:D:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-15-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,390
Posted By donaziza
That is so cool. I've tried to do exactly what...

That is so cool. I've tried to do exactly what you've done at both Sun n Fun, and Oshkosh. They were the type one puts in their car window in the summer heat. Lousy fit, wanted to pop off, or...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-13-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,798
Posted By donaziza
Hi Logan, As you can see from the pic, I've got...

Hi Logan, As you can see from the pic, I've got an 8. Not an 8A--just a tail dragger. Anyway, its got a stick, throttle, and rudder pedals for the back seat. BUT---the back seat rudder pedals on...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-07-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By donaziza
Doesn't vans have one somewhere?? On the...

Doesn't vans have one somewhere?? On the computer for an RV 8??
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-07-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By donaziza
Can't find RV 8 flight envelope

I can't find, at Vans Aircraft, the graph for the RV 8 flight envelope. You know---the one that shows max airspeed and load factor?? Can anyone help?
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-03-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,307
Posted By donaziza
OK---Now you've started it---what's the terminal...

OK---Now you've started it---what's the terminal velocity of a roll of toilet paper:D:D:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-27-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,307
Posted By donaziza
I've been reading here (on VAF) for years, that...

I've been reading here (on VAF) for years, that one "can't" open the canopy in flight, due to the slip stream pressing down on it. That's why I slowed to the 75 Kts first, and then E-e-e-esily...
Forum: International 05-26-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By donaziza
How much is av gas in Portugal?

How much is av gas in Portugal?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-24-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,332
Posted By donaziza
I originally had an I pad. Couldn't see the darn...

I originally had an I pad. Couldn't see the darn thing in sunlight. Had to memorize where to put my finger on anything that was colored blue. Then I got a nexus 9. Its an android. "That" I can...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-22-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By donaziza
Can I ask, What is that doofinkee in your front...

Can I ask, What is that doofinkee in your front windscreen? Is it a HUD??:confused:
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-21-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,220
Posted By donaziza
I sold my first 8 back in 2012. Had a heck of a...

I sold my first 8 back in 2012. Had a heck of a time, because nobody wanted a 320. Airplane flew fantastic, except it was a bit lacking when trying to stay in position in formation. See posts 10...
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