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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Stitch462
This guy has posted several videos of him flying...

This guy has posted several videos of him flying his family's RV-12 out of KBTF. He later moves to AZ but the early videos are out of KBTF.

While not exactly answering your question at least it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,918
Posted By Stitch462
You've gotta paint the air intake black so it...

You've gotta paint the air intake black so it looks like the Hog's GAU-8A 30mm cannon with the rest of the shark's mouth around it so it looks like an angry beast chomping on a cigar! LOL
Forum: RV-4 03-15-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,099
Posted By Stitch462
Another Germany story: We're TDY from Bitburg to...

Another Germany story: We're TDY from Bitburg to Deci on Sardinia 1986ish, had a jet with a bad nose strut that needed replaced. So instead of waiting on the supply system they stuffed one into Bay...
Forum: RV-4 03-15-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,099
Posted By Stitch462
Of course you're an F-16 guy, I guess you have to...

Of course you're an F-16 guy, I guess you have to be creative when traveling especially without travel pods. While in Germany in the mid 80s I did see a Norwegian Viper driver stuff a handle of Jack...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By Stitch462
Finished Hogs in the Sand about two weeks ago...

Finished Hogs in the Sand about two weeks ago with my son. Excellent story especially as I am a former A-10 weapons troop. Lots of fun loading that gun with 1150 rounds of 30mm. :D We are currently...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By Stitch462
Vans should have patches. I bet they'd sell out...

Vans should have patches. I bet they'd sell out quick. If they did something like the F-18 patch modified for RVs with a top view of a generic RV say, a -6 for example, with Vans Aircraft and Total...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,861
Posted By Stitch462
If I only had a billion dollars I could outfit...

If I only had a billion dollars I could outfit the coolest man cave on the planet with stuff from that place. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,373
Posted By Stitch462
Win the Powerball so I have the cash to build/buy...

Win the Powerball so I have the cash to build/buy an RV with a nice heated hangar to keep it in. Oh and it'll also have an area for tools and support equipment and a small "lounge" off to the other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 73
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 23,786
Posted By Stitch462
Love the look of the early morning/evening...

Love the look of the early morning/evening twilight shots with the airplane silhouetted against the sky with position lights throwing in some color.

Well done guys/gals.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,976
Posted By Stitch462
TL,DW - To long, didn't watch. One paragraph...

TL,DW - To long, didn't watch. One paragraph executive summary please.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-07-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,185
Posted By Stitch462
PS-28 Sportcruisers SLSAs have had wing lockers...

PS-28 Sportcruisers SLSAs have had wing lockers for years. There's one locker in each wing and they're limited to 10Kg each. Maybe the OP can get more info over at their forum scflier.com

It...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Stitch462
1st AF? Ouch. Well make some friends and maybe...

1st AF? Ouch. Well make some friends and maybe you can sandbag some back seat time in the -38s. :D

Either way, good luck and enjoy your assignment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Stitch462
T-38 ADAIR? IP gig for Fat Amy? SNACKO at the...

T-38 ADAIR? IP gig for Fat Amy? SNACKO at the WEG? Basketball control officer?

Just goofin', my last ever TDY in the USAF was to Tyndall back about 05' timeframe. Long before the Hurricane wiped...
Forum: RV-15 07-30-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,588
Posted By Stitch462
Wing lockers like on a PS-28 Sportcruiser,...

Wing lockers like on a PS-28 Sportcruiser, excellent idea!

Removable Travel Pod on centerline below the fuze (like the "bomb" kitfoxes have) or mounted to the wing itself (or the struts if so...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-14-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 640,588
Posted By Stitch462
What a great picture! Hope you guys have it...

What a great picture! Hope you guys have it printed/mounted/framed in a prominent place. Awesome.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-12-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,887
Posted By Stitch462
Well done Paul. I like the model of the Jupiter...

Well done Paul. I like the model of the Jupiter II outside your office. I bet someone, somewhere thinks it's an actual spacecraft out of Area 51 or some such place and telling their friends they have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,372
Posted By Stitch462
Working F-15Cs at Nellis AFB, NV in sunny Las...

Working F-15Cs at Nellis AFB, NV in sunny Las Vegas. We found big angry snakes at least once a week on morning FOD walk. ...and the occasional coyote. Good times.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-21-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,290
Posted By Stitch462
A bit far from AWO but Glass Cockpit Aviation in...

A bit far from AWO but Glass Cockpit Aviation in Boise have two RV-12s in the fleet and rumor control says they have an iS on order.


https://www.glasscockpitaviation.com/
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-19-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,391
Posted By Stitch462
On the other hand, if the "street value" of a...

On the other hand, if the "street value" of a Legacy RV-12 drops, it would give some of the more financially challenged buyers a chance to get into the game without having to resort to a 40+ year old...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 34,446
Posted By Stitch462
Here's another dog in airplane story. Guy picks...

Here's another dog in airplane story. Guy picks up and gives his brand new puppy a ride in a [then] fresh off the factory assembly line F-14. Fast FWD to 1:56:30 for the dog part. Whole interview is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Stitch462
Talking Awesome. Well done newly winged aviators!

Awesome. Well done newly winged aviators!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
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: 36
Views: 6,822
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: 11,448
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: 15
Views: 6,417
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: 240
Views: 299,142
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: 4,933
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: 7,888
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: 3,613
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: 4,726
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: 9,806
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: 9,806
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: 22,504
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: 4,591
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: 3,552
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: 8,051
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: 1,255
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: 12,778
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: 12,030
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: 23,628
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: 5,494
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: 28,942
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: 15,324
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: 15,324
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: 4,284
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: 1,611
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: 8,696
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: 4,826
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: 1,491
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: 1,066
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: 19,430
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: 52,108
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: 4,942
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: 3,162
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: 90
Views: 170,723
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: 653
Views: 315,572
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: 653
Views: 315,572
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: 2,190
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: 3,918
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: 12,321
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: 4,102
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: 3,670
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: 6,560
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: 24,680
Posted By Stitch462
Duece gets my vote! :D

Duece gets my vote! :D
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