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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By Stitch462
Gotta be of a certain age to get that...

Gotta be of a certain age to get that reference.... I did. LOL :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-10-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,655
Posted By Stitch462
Well that about sums up the entire Apollo program...

Well that about sums up the entire Apollo program doesn't it? If only there was someone on these boards from NASA to comment.... :D
Forum: Safety 02-19-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,006
Posted By Stitch462
Agree 100%. Besides, after you've safety wired...

Agree 100%. Besides, after you've safety wired the ammo drum mount bolts in an A-10 Warthog, (with .041 if I remember correctly), with very limited space where you can see em', or you can safety...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-04-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,657
Posted By Stitch462
Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the...

Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 258,107
Posted By Stitch462
Love the Viper throttle grip; where on Earth did...

Love the Viper throttle grip; where on Earth did you get it though?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,075
Posted By Stitch462
QUESTION: Give the factors above, and yes...

QUESTION: Give the factors above, and yes everyone's mileage may vary, what is a ballpark flyaway price for a factory built SLSA RV-12iS? Somewhere north of $160K?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,532
Posted By Stitch462
I remember that, it was about 10 or so years ago....

I remember that, it was about 10 or so years ago. Some quick Google-Fu and I found this; explains the whole building process. Fast FWD to 1:11:23 to see finished product.

Link here:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,365
Posted By Stitch462
Vans should officially sell those patches, I bet...

Vans should officially sell those patches, I bet they'd make a mint!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,459
Posted By Stitch462
KC-135, tank and press... LOL :D

KC-135, tank and press... LOL :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-11-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,794
Posted By Stitch462
That's OK as long as you drive it to Reno, NV...

That's OK as long as you drive it to Reno, NV "The World's Biggest Little City" :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-11-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,794
Posted By Stitch462
Did you go direct from 1WA6 to S10 or through...

Did you go direct from 1WA6 to S10 or through Snoqualmie Pass/another route? I'm on the east side of the state just wondering how the -12 did going over the mountains. Granted VFR weather...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-30-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,997
Posted By Stitch462
The San Juan's are beautiful. Nice pic. Que...

The San Juan's are beautiful. Nice pic. Que Crosby, Stills & Nash "Southern Cross" in 3... 2... 1...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-28-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,533
Posted By Stitch462
I love following his exploits on those long...

I love following his exploits on those long trips! Haven't seen one of these Rosie adventures in a while. I know he only does the big trips like every other year, but it's been a really long time....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-19-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,493
Posted By Stitch462
Very nice, cool that you got to have a fun...

Very nice, cool that you got to have a fun adventure with your daughter. In your day job are you a Hornet or Hawk driver?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,795
Posted By Stitch462
Solo'd in a PA-28-161 at KGEG (Spokane Int'l) got...

Solo'd in a PA-28-161 at KGEG (Spokane Int'l) got to do three laps around the pattern with 737s and FedEx Caravans thrown in just for fun. Good times. :D
Forum: RV-10 05-20-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By Stitch462
Never considered a Warbird paint job for a -10....

Never considered a Warbird paint job for a -10. Looks good! Now if you could just create a fake top turret with mini .50 cals sitting on top.... LOL :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-31-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,971
Posted By Stitch462
Looks sharp and love the two-tone grey paint job....

Looks sharp and love the two-tone grey paint job. Well done.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,228
Posted By Stitch462
As a former Eagle, Hog and Viper maintainer...

As a former Eagle, Hog and Viper maintainer thoughts and prayers sent. Wish all the best for Yobo.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-15-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 18,064
Posted By Stitch462
That's how we parked F-15s into Hardened Aircraft...

That's how we parked F-15s into Hardened Aircraft Shelters (HAS) in Germany back in the 80s (no doubt it's till done that way now). Of course everything was upgraded to accommodate much heaver...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,666
Posted By Stitch462
Went to USAF Safety School in early 2001 got a CD...

Went to USAF Safety School in early 2001 got a CD with mishap photos on it, great series of a T-37 vs. deer incident. The Tweet was on landing roll out when Mr Deer decided to dart across the runway....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 26,557
Posted By Stitch462
I'm the YE Coordinator for our chapter and I...

I'm the YE Coordinator for our chapter and I agree 100% on all you've said.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,797
Posted By Stitch462
Looks awesome with that wide stance gear. Only...

Looks awesome with that wide stance gear. Only needs a fake belly scoop to complete the baby P-51 look. :D Is there a fixed gear version?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,797
Posted By Stitch462
True. But you would be Billy Badass of the...

True. But you would be Billy Badass of the pancake fly in... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,478
Posted By Stitch462
Yes, but now you'll need a multi rating; but on...

Yes, but now you'll need a multi rating; but on the upside, keeping up on your night currency will be easy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,324
Posted By Stitch462
Congratulations Val, well done! :)

Congratulations Val, well done! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,922
Posted By Stitch462
Or at least bring back the old Hula Girl shirts,...

Or at least bring back the old Hula Girl shirts, you'd sell a million of em' Doug.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,272
Posted By Stitch462
Talking Awesome. Has the T-38 Aggressor look, now go mix...

Awesome. Has the T-38 Aggressor look, now go mix it up with some F-22s!
https://cdn.dvidshub.net/media/thumbs/photos/1708/3653618/1000w_q95.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-05-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By Stitch462
These guys do Sport Pilot through ATP up in...

These guys do Sport Pilot through ATP up in Addison. Maybe they can help.

https://www.thrustflight.com/flight-training
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-26-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By Stitch462
Nice, well done, extra characters to make...

Nice, well done, extra characters to make minimums..... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,778
Posted By Stitch462
I remember reading years ago in "AOPA Pilot" some...

I remember reading years ago in "AOPA Pilot" some shoe company in the pacific northwest got a corporate jet and paid some guy big bucks for n-number off his glider: November One Kilo Echo So that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,553
Posted By Stitch462
Late 1986 I was stationed in Germany working...

Late 1986 I was stationed in Germany working F-15s, had a jet go to Rota on a XC trip and break. Pilot left the jet in the good hands of the Navy's Transit Line folks and took the rotator home. Got...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-13-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,636
Posted By Stitch462
Thoughts and prayers. Tailwinds brother. CAVU

Thoughts and prayers.

Tailwinds brother.

CAVU
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-26-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,621
Posted By Stitch462
Spitfire. Go with a "warbird" paint job! ...

Spitfire. Go with a "warbird" paint job! :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-09-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 137,126
Posted By Stitch462
Cooler temps and lots of rain. Please FWD out...

Cooler temps and lots of rain. Please FWD out west where we have wildfires like crazy all over the place and record setting high temperatures. Expecting 103+ at KSFF today. What may be "normal" in...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-11-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 247,725
Posted By Stitch462
Been done......

Been done... http://www.flyinglegend.it/en/kit-tucano-lsa/
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-10-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 247,725
Posted By Stitch462
And make it a tail-dragger while we're at it. :D...

And make it a tail-dragger while we're at it. :D

So basically we're talking about a LSA version of the -4.

That'd be cool.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-08-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By Stitch462
As a fellow Air Force vet, from a much different...

As a fellow Air Force vet, from a much different era (Cold War, GWOT), thank you to the poster and to the sculptor of that project. On a side note, that museum once housed the "SAC Shack" on the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-14-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,565
Posted By Stitch462
From former Viper maintainer to former Viper...

From former Viper maintainer to former Viper driver; awesome words Somkey.
Thanks for your service.

Our family too has sent many Samaritan's Purse boxes, great organization.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-19-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,155
Posted By Stitch462
Nickel in the grass brother... Thoughts and...

Nickel in the grass brother...

Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-05-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,862
Posted By Stitch462
Copy/paste from another thread: Stu, I didn't...

Copy/paste from another thread:

Stu, I didn't know you but as one USAF vet to another, thank you for your service. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

Nickel in the grass...
Forum: Northwest 03-20-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,226
Posted By Stitch462
Spokane's Felts Field (KSFF). Skyway Cafe on the...

Spokane's Felts Field (KSFF). Skyway Cafe on the field under the tower. Also, burgers on Saturday night at the EAA 79 hangar/clubhouse, short walk from the tower, at 6pm-ish. All welcome. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,076
Posted By Stitch462
Weasel, Love the floor! Is that some sort of...

Weasel,
Love the floor! Is that some sort of tile, linoleum, vinyl or did you get creative with duct tape or something else? But the real question is... are those numbers accurate or just for show!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 23,324
Posted By Stitch462
Duece gets my vote! :D

Duece gets my vote! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,579
Posted By Stitch462
Wait a minute... the Partridge Family built an...

Wait a minute... the Partridge Family built an RV? :D
NOTE: Old guys will get it. Youngin's will have to google it (the bus specifically) LOL
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,097
Posted By Stitch462
How's this? love how the gun looks like a big...

How's this?

love how the gun looks like a big fat cigar sticking out like a grumpy old man...

https://cdn.wallpapersafari.com/68/96/OHi9gq.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,356
Posted By Stitch462
But can it do a 4g negative pushover unlike our...

But can it do a 4g negative pushover unlike our MiG friends?

http://static4.businessinsider.com/image/50e7f42e69bedd817800001e-618-314/top-gun-1.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-20-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,672
Posted By Stitch462
And not a minute to soon, Schweitzer got dusted...

And not a minute to soon, Schweitzer got dusted with snow yesterday and Montana got hammered over the weekend.

See ya in the spring, fly safe.

-Stitch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By Stitch462
No problem, I figured that the storm may have...

No problem, I figured that the storm may have effected comms. Will be calling very soon.

Thanks for your help.

Stitch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By Stitch462
Eagle's Nest Spokane

Hello everyone, looking for a good point-of-contact with the Eagle's Nest people. In short, we have a group of folks here in Spokane, WA interested in starting an Eagle's Nest Project at a local...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,485
Posted By Stitch462
Well done bro, I'm not to far behind you. Keep up...

Well done bro, I'm not to far behind you. Keep up the good work! :)
Forum: Safety 08-31-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,686
Posted By Stitch462
Same here. Had a 3rd Class, started flight...

Same here. Had a 3rd Class, started flight training, then money (as in the lack of) and later some health issues, both me and a family member, sidlined me from my flight training. Then Basic Med...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,258
Posted By Stitch462
http://assets.catawiki.nl/assets/2015/11/3/a/5/e/a...

http://assets.catawiki.nl/assets/2015/11/3/a/5/e/a5ec4350-8225-11e5-9807-bbb6d6830cbd.jpg

Bose Acoustic... Wave.... Cannon....

The tactical nuclear weapon of stereo wars in the dorms at Kunsan AB...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,913
Posted By Stitch462
Congratulations and good luck with your program...

Congratulations and good luck with your program at Berkley.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-09-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,442
Posted By Stitch462
Allow "Vlad the Trailblazer" to show you some of...

Allow "Vlad the Trailblazer" to show you some of the sights! :D
His trip from last year:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=141062

Canadian interior, Fairbanks and some other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,649
Posted By Stitch462
I went there a while back for a burger-burn...

I went there a while back for a burger-burn fly-in. Lots of RVs, other homebuilts,-172s and assorted other spam cans. Few in on a -185, but back out in a Bonanza with an almost full bag of gas and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,649
Posted By Stitch462
Eastern Washington: 09S, Sullivan Lake in Eastern...

Eastern Washington:
09S, Sullivan Lake in Eastern WA north of Spokane, just south of the Canadian border.

Then just a few minutes farther:
66S Cavanaugh Bay, right on Priest Lake in North Idaho not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-24-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,054
Posted By Stitch462
Hit up one of the guys/gals at one of the flying...

Hit up one of the guys/gals at one of the flying squadrons Laughlin. There are always a few who have just earned their wings and while finished with flight training they're just sitting around...
Forum: Propellers 04-27-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,298
Posted By Stitch462
Holy cow! Bet they had to use a crow bar to get...

Holy cow! Bet they had to use a crow bar to get the seat cushion off his backside! Well done in a pretty bad situation. Wonder where the prop ended up, in some trees/forest or someone's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,498
Posted By Stitch462
Absolutely oh and you are mentoring the...

Absolutely oh and you are mentoring the Tater/Audrey/Moondog to take over someday, right? That way things can go on for a really long time. It'd be like a VAF dynasty.

I kid, I kid.... :D

But...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-31-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,712
Posted By Stitch462
OMG that's awesome! Where was that when my kids,...

OMG that's awesome! Where was that when my kids, who grew up on Air Force Bases, could have used that. They'd of had the best pedal cars in the whole flipping neighborhood. :D

But... my yet to be...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,724
Posted By Stitch462
The world may never...

The world may never know....

http://www.todayifoundout.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/tootsie-pop-owl.jpg
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-06-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,463
Posted By Stitch462
Condolences to the family. From one Air Force...

Condolences to the family. From one Air Force vet to another two, Spanky and son, you'll be missed.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-05-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,905
Posted By Stitch462
Czech SportCruiser (a.k.a., for a very short...

Czech SportCruiser (a.k.a., for a very short time, "PiperSport")?
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-01-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,468
Posted By Stitch462
This is a good point, at least for the Air Force,...

This is a good point, at least for the Air Force, newbies are sent to Initial Flight Screening (IFS) and fly the DA-20 for about 15-20 or so hours to learn military patterns, radio/checklist...
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