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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By RPorter
Absolutely love the monocoupes! Lets see some...

Absolutely love the monocoupes! Lets see some exterior shots!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By RPorter
Looks like Whelen makes or used to make one. Also...

Looks like Whelen makes or used to make one. Also found one on Lasar.com P/N 01-0770144-00, looks like they are a Mooney specialty shop, but heck they might just sell you a couple and they don’t seem...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,788
Posted By RPorter
X2 here to piggyback on what zazoos said, what...

X2 here to piggyback on what zazoos said, what exactly is meant by "unloading"? I assume relieving backpressure applied for the turn? I plead ignorance as well and am curious to know.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By RPorter
Videobobk, Aviation Nation Founder Health Update

As some of you may have seen in a previous thread, the founder of the high school build program, Aviaton Nation, and my mentor Bob Kelly known in these parts at videobobk, has not been in good health...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,073
Posted By RPorter
Small update, I've been visiting Bob when able...

Small update, I've been visiting Bob when able around my crazy work schedule. He is slowly but surely making progress, he has made a lot of big strides from where he started. God is good, continued...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,691
Posted By RPorter
Sounds as if we need an agency of some sort to...

Sounds as if we need an agency of some sort to regulate these cookies in flight...........I humbly nominate myself as a cookie field tester for the sake of pilots everywhere. It's a tough job but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,693
Posted By RPorter
A dream come true, and a big thank you!

About two months ago I started my first A&P gig at Bradley Aviation in Columbus, IN. Funny that I never saw myself in this profession until an intervention with the RV12 community. People like...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 03-25-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,112
Posted By RPorter
SD-1 Minisport is another attractive...

SD-1 Minisport is another attractive option
http://www.sdplanes.com/new/
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 03-25-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,112
Posted By RPorter
The onex has had me excited for quite some time...

The onex has had me excited for quite some time too, although the whole high wing bush design is something I have always been in love with. Something affordable like that has been on my radar for the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-25-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,057
Posted By RPorter
Back in the Saddle

After quite the hiatus, it was nice to get back in the swing of things. Had some fun in the RV-9A with videobobk, then got back in my familiar seat in our RV-12. Made the short jog from North Vernon,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 39,315
Posted By RPorter
Looks to me like most of us will be in good...

Looks to me like most of us will be in good shape, as regular compliance and the required placard does the job?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,004
Posted By RPorter
Would love to follow this builds progres! Check...

Would love to follow this builds progres! Check out mykitlog.com/bobkelly.
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-01-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,020
Posted By RPorter
Just a thought, not trying to hijack the thread...

Just a thought, not trying to hijack the thread or criticize, but I have always been told to never install lines, rigid or otherwise, without a bend or some sort of compensation for flex in order to...
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-27-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,229
Posted By RPorter
This has been a fun thread to follow!

This has been a fun thread to follow!
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-27-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By RPorter
I'm a student going for an A&P on the Southwest...

I'm a student going for an A&P on the Southwest sude, I also have one and a half RV12 builds under my belt, I'd love to check it out if nothing else! PM me
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,094
Posted By RPorter
Thank you so much for the input everyone! From...

Thank you so much for the input everyone! From what I've gathered I really need to be careful as to how I approach this, as I do want to keep a somewhat stable life at home, and do want to go ahead...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,094
Posted By RPorter
Air Force with an A&P

First off, nice to be back on the site after quite the hiatus, lets just say its been an interesting year! Just a disclaimer, this is not a RV related question, but I have always found comfort in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,962
Posted By RPorter
Absolutley LOVING the Cafe Racer look! This thing...

Absolutley LOVING the Cafe Racer look! This thing is wicked
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-19-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,788
Posted By RPorter
We got the Skyview conversion about halfway...

We got the Skyview conversion about halfway through our wiring harness installation. It was a bit of a headache to translate certain things from one platform to another, and yes I spent my fair share...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-05-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,083
Posted By RPorter
Loving this thread!!!

Loving this thread!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,543
Posted By RPorter
Always great to hear that another RV is in the...

Always great to hear that another RV is in the air, Congrats!!!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-24-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,833
Posted By RPorter
I am soooooooo jealous of this! Amazing log right...

I am soooooooo jealous of this! Amazing log right there my friend! Been from SNF back to Indiana, Indiana to OSH, as well as the typical 50 NM and u der excursions. Thinking the 200+ NM trip to...
Forum: Reviews 08-22-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,765
Posted By RPorter
Can only reiterate what Ernie said, she has been...

Can only reiterate what Ernie said, she has been a blessing to our Eagles Nest Projects!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,199
Posted By RPorter
Flying back from Sun n Fun was a little rough...

Flying back from Sun n Fun was a little rough this year, high 80's. Must say the Koger Sunshade was a big help. Seems as though no matter how cold it ets I still emerge from the cockpit quite sweaty....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 819
Posted By RPorter
Airventure Hospitality

I just want to say thanks to all of RV nation for another blessed year at KOSH. You all have shiwn me and my fellow builders what it means to be a part of aviation family. Some of our newer guys...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,599
Posted By RPorter
Just now have time to see this thread, been a...

Just now have time to see this thread, been a crazy summer Thank you all very much for the kind words, hope to continue to further ratings and adventures in the future! God is good!
Forum: Safety 04-01-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,975
Posted By RPorter
I always anounce departing, base, final, and...

I always anounce departing, base, final, and clear of runway.....I mean, its just engrained i suppose
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,787
Posted By RPorter
Very good stuff to use on small screws. Just...

Very good stuff to use on small screws. Just lightly coat the threads before installing. Makes installing and removing the little boogers much easier.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-08-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,464
Posted By RPorter
Ill definetly be putting this one in my...

Ill definetly be putting this one in my favorites...great video work and I sure learned a lot! Never thought the glide rate was THAT good!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-28-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,609
Posted By RPorter
Started our build when I was 15, still building...

Started our build when I was 15, still building at 18 with no plans on stopping ( its addictive!) :rolleyes: Around a hundred others are in the same situation as me thanks to Eagles Nest Projects
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,591
Posted By RPorter
I would definitely put one of those up in a dorm...

I would definitely put one of those up in a dorm next year, looks tough!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,199
Posted By RPorter
Thank you all for the well wishes!

Thank you all for the well wishes!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,914
Posted By RPorter
As an avid CAD and Autodesk Inventor user i love...

As an avid CAD and Autodesk Inventor user i love this!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-14-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,302
Posted By RPorter
Thank you for the input y'all!

Thank you for the input y'all!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-14-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,302
Posted By RPorter
RV-12 Throttle Creep

Throughout my flight training I have battled the friction locking throttle on our -12. It creeps very badly, and quite frankly I am tired of blistered hands from twisting the locker so darn tight. It...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,103
Posted By RPorter
Honestly this is why the Onex is so attractive to...

Honestly this is why the Onex is so attractive to me- $25,291 for a total finishing cost......just saying it is awful attractive if you are like me and are just interested in something to buzz around...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By RPorter
As others have said can be maddening if you are a...

As others have said can be maddening if you are a perfectionist, but not terribly tough. Lining up top and bottom hinges can get downright ugly if not done right the first time. We had to form an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,310
Posted By RPorter
Never played many sports, but I've found that...

Never played many sports, but I've found that after losing weight I fit even better in the 12 ;) although there is plenty of space anyways! Even though I'm still going through flight instruction, I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-28-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,884
Posted By RPorter
My biggest fuss with the interior on our -12 is...

My biggest fuss with the interior on our -12 is the velcro holding in the carpet near the rudder pedals, as not enough was supplied and carpet would shift and bind with the pedals. Always have to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-10-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,306
Posted By RPorter
Great to hear this news! As a former/ current EN...

Great to hear this news! As a former/ current EN builder I can say you will love every minute.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,459
Posted By RPorter
Very nice to know we have a "customer" that wants...

Very nice to know we have a "customer" that wants this done on EN-II
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-06-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,458
Posted By RPorter
I saw that on the blog, ill adhere to this :D

I saw that on the blog, ill adhere to this :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,658
Posted By RPorter
That was a fast build! And I am currently...

That was a fast build! And I am currently drooling over you're paint job!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-21-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,474
Posted By RPorter
much cleaner, we'll have to get one!

much cleaner, we'll have to get one!
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,602
Posted By RPorter
Congratulations man! Its the greatest feeling in...

Congratulations man! Its the greatest feeling in the world seeing all of your hard work pay off.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,673
Posted By RPorter
Things That Make Me Crazy

Been reflecting on our RV-12 build for the past few weeks, and I started to think of all of those little anoyances the everyday builder faces.......Now I know it is dangerous for me to think,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-10-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,045
Posted By RPorter
Very clean! Your workmanship looks top-notch. I...

Very clean! Your workmanship looks top-notch. I am jealous of your fiberglass as well
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,125
Posted By RPorter
Aviation Scholarships

Knowing the VAF community is a great group of people, i was wondering if any of you knew of aviation related scholarships. I plan to attend college next fall, and would like to at least start out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,589
Posted By RPorter
Good to have someone else on the forums!

Good to have someone else on the forums!
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-08-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 867,187
Posted By RPorter
All of the above look great! Not sure i could do...

All of the above look great! Not sure i could do my own paint, though.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,493
Posted By RPorter
What do you mean by "wet?"

What do you mean by "wet?"
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-22-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 95,046
Posted By RPorter
Looking good so far! If I ever get the...

Looking good so far! If I ever get the oppurtunity to build another RV, i'd choos an 8. Nice choice on beverage (muscle milk that is)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,096
Posted By RPorter
Thank you to both, I'll give it my best shot.

Thank you to both, I'll give it my best shot.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,786
Posted By RPorter
I'm all for an app!

I'm all for an app!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,096
Posted By RPorter
Building With a Deadline

Dont get me wrong, I've really enjoyed the Eagles Nest project. But building with a deadline has been very stressful, especially when that deadline is Oshkosh.We workd every Tuesday and Thursday for...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-06-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,426
Posted By RPorter
Very timely, we just started wiring!

Very timely, we just started wiring!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-05-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,182
Posted By RPorter
Another question for David, how long did your...

Another question for David, how long did your canopy installation take? that is the main thing that worries me about finishing. Thanks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-05-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,182
Posted By RPorter
Talking We are in a very similar sitiation with a...

We are in a very similar sitiation with a deadline over at the Eagles Nest.
Good to know we arent the only ones
Forum: Safety 03-31-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,781
Posted By RPorter
made my day

made my day
Forum: RV-14 03-30-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 181,403
Posted By RPorter
my refresh button hates me :D:D

my refresh button hates me :D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,169
Posted By RPorter
As Steven said, it's tempting sometimes to skip...

As Steven said, it's tempting sometimes to skip ahead and make stuff that you're not ready for.



We did this in order to make our plane look "good" for an open house in February. We are still...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,169
Posted By RPorter
Having a deadline as well as school work, and...

Having a deadline as well as school work, and being project manager has almost pushed me to the breaking point a few times during our build. There are definetly times when i want to pull my hair out,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-16-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,094
Posted By RPorter
thanks i'll check it out

thanks i'll check it out
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-15-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,094
Posted By RPorter
Flaperon Rivet Binding

As i take a break from my all night marathon of college basketball, we've come across a bump in the road while installing flaperons on our 12. The leading edge flaperon rivets are getting hung up on...
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