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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,089
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do w/your RV this weekend? (4/17/21 - 4/18/21)

I had the honor of leading a missing man flight over a funeral at Cavanaugh Flight Museum Saturday afternoon at Addison airport. Special thanks to Rob Reece for coordinating with the appropriate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,136
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hi all. Kill the COVID slash govs slash needle talk.

Read the rules please and follow them.

Had to delete some posts in this thread. NO discussion of governments and mask/covid choices/opinions. Help keep this the only place online that doesn't go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,739
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Fixed it for Paul. LOL.

Fixed it for Paul.

LOL.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,839
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: The RV Grin 04-07-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up GREAT picture!!!! v/r,dr

GREAT picture!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sunday RV traffic

Looks like more than a few RVs are enjoying Easter the RV way <g>.

https://photos.smugmug.com/2021/i-PJQ6n9c/0/f6b4063d/X2/IMG_3127-X2.jpg

PS: Using the app 'Plane Finder' to get this image.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (4/3/21 - 4/4/21)

...get'n it started. I'm down for annual (LED landing lights (AeroLEDs) going in - a little closer to the lens than the originals and with Monkey's fabbed bracket we can use the existing holes and...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-01-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I hope the OP doesn't mind, but anyone...

I hope the OP doesn't mind, but anyone considering this should read and know https://www.vansairforce.net/UsingTheClassifiedsSuggestions.htm.

Low post count and only two posts show up in the...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 03-29-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,808
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up RV-10 N783V: My 1st Emergency

[ed. Posted in 'What did you do this weekend' by Randy Vanstory. Copied here with thanks to Randy for sharing. v/r,dr]

(Randy)"Flew my newly minted RV-10 on it's first cross country pleasure trip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,035
Posted By DeltaRomeo
talk of healthcare and government spending

please gang, back to RVs.

Talking about funding healthcare, etc is going to get this thread locked. Please follow the posting rules.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,666
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (3/27/21 - 3/28/21)

...getting it started.
v/r,dr

PS: My RV-6 is apart for annual. New landing lights!!!!
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Edna Becker: My Mother-in-Law

I flew down to Waco to get her so she could stay with us for a week, if memory serves. Her son Gary drover her to the airport in Waco, and Susie met us back at 52F when I got back. If memory serves...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Virginia Reeves (my Mom)

I never got to take my dad flying in my RV, as he passed away during the construction of the wing. But, I got to take my mother flying one time, and it was one of the proudest moments of my life. ...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Donna Reeves (my older sister): March 2, 2017

First RV ride.

When I was young Donna would go to the Waco public library and check out books on airplanes for me.

Forty five years...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Simon Eardley: June 25, 2020

Met Simon at CAE at the part time side gig while he was in town for recurrent on the Global 6000 (works out of Tokyo). Lots of folks come through there daydreaming about RVs, I've found. The usual...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Brennan Tankersley: March 24, 2021

What has two thumbs and got his first ride in an RV Tuesday? First RV ride and first non-yoke airplane. Brennan T. works at CAE as a Phenom instructor and was the I.P. in six of my type rating sim...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tate Reeves: March 1, 2009

Our son Tate getting his first RV ride on March 1, 2009 in our family's RV-6. A great day!

Create a thread in this new sub-forum for the RV Grins you've helped create - let's get some smiles...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,271
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (3/20/21 - 3/21/21)

Getting this weekend's thread started....

Saturday morning gas run over to KXBP and back. Eight turkeys and five deer. The ILS 16L at KAFW joining at WIGZU and back over to 52F after missed.

Nary...
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Keith, Alex was my transition trainer back in...

Keith,

Alex was my transition trainer back in 2002 and knows his stuff if you call/use him. Right in Central TX.

Say Hi for me!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,948
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-12-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Greg! Looking forward to progress...

Welcome Greg!

Looking forward to progress reports of your -10. Come out to 52F and let's grab lunch sometime.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By DeltaRomeo
[ed. Gang, It's just a note in my logbook so I...

[ed. Gang,

It's just a note in my logbook so I remember that 25 hours of the time was done on these two dates towards the ATP 100. I had to put it somewhere and this is what some of the examiners I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Per 61.159(b)...

Per 61.159(b) (https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=40760189a03dfea0b501608f33820a45&rgn=div5&view=text&node=14:2.0.1.1.2&idno=14#se14.2.61_1159): "A person who has performed at least 20...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,322
Posted By DeltaRomeo
25 Hours of Night Logged in 2.6 Hours ...

[ed. I had this on the front page in the 3/9/21 edition (#5,294), but I know some folks just come straight to the forums, so am duplicating here. v/r,dr]

I had 31.6 hours of night hours (and 20+...
Forum: Tools 03-09-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Gary, I have a Viper Fang 20HD that I bought...

Gary,

I have a Viper Fang 20HD that I bought years ago, and consider that and the $1,400 car lift the two smartest investments I've made in my life.

You can change out the pads from 'scrub' to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hi David, I just logged the regular 1.2 hour...

Hi David,

I just logged the regular 1.2 hour flight on 3/7/21 in the appropriate columns, but put 14 in the night column (with a note out to the side that it went toward 61.159(b)'s 100.

(what...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-07-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,649
Posted By DeltaRomeo
That is some seriously beautiful scenery you have...

That is some seriously beautiful scenery you have out there my friend. Thank you very much for having some cameras running. Really, really, REALLY!!! motivating stuff!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,523
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (3/6/21 - 3/7/21)

Getting it started.

Saturday post-hangar cleaning session:
https://photos.smugmug.com/2021/i-66bSt79/0/31d9cb1e/XL/IMG_2940_HEIC-XL.jpg
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-04-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Here you go, Sean. Many...

Here you go, Sean.

Many pics:
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Tip-Up-Canopy-Strut-Brace/

https://photos.smugmug.com/Tip-Up-Canopy-Strut-Brace/i-W566gbj/0/7b4cfd7a/L/IMG_1910-L.jpg

Painted yellow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,682
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (02/26-28/2021)

...getting it started. Wet here Friday.
v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congrats Mike!!!!

Congrats Mike!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,747
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (2/20/21 - 2/21/21)

....getting it started.

I thawed out.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,709
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,419
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Flight Testing 02-04-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,019
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Jay Pratt did the first flight of my RV-6 back in 2002.

I did the next 2,000 <g>.

v/r,dr:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,845
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Thank you Don (and all the friends who knew about...

Thank you Don (and all the friends who knew about this privately and were sending me good advice and mojo).

I have a whole new respect for anyone who goes through their first jet initial. I got to...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-31-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,638
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Don, I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of...

Don, I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of your friend.

Keeping you and your friend in my thoughts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,302
Posted By DeltaRomeo
It’s against the FARs not to tell them. Nuff...

It’s against the FARs not to tell them. Nuff said. Locking it.

I deleted a lot of the replies here. Please review the posting rules, especially the part about staying civil. Nice and polite is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,968
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Saturday winds N.TX

KAFW 301853Z 24029G43KT

Hunkered down....:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,285
Posted By DeltaRomeo
The Dogs in RVs Thread

...I'm starting it officially. Sticky.

Fill it up.

Woof,
dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,719
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (1/23/21 - 1/24/21)

Foggy and wet here. <insert sad music>

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,922
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I started my -6 as a student pilot

...and got my tailwheel endorsement in it. Not that uncommon in the RV world. Go get 'um!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 181,032
Posted By DeltaRomeo
200kt GS today.

31 knots on the tail makes things pretty easy. :) Need a little left rudder...

https://photos.smugmug.com/2021/i-tqCpnZW/0/0fdb82bd/X3/IMG_2603_HEIC-X3.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,502
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,466
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Dave let me read a rough draft of this before it...

Dave let me read a rough draft of this before it "went to press" and it was highly enjoyable. Thanks for posting this Dave!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,654
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Around Denton's class D

Around Denton, TX airspace Sunday afternoon.

Looks like either Beavis's head or a bad Michigan.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-29-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,340
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Common feeling, Don. I had similar thoughts at...

Common feeling, Don. I had similar thoughts at times.

My advice is to 1) get a ride every so often in an RV-12 in your area and 2) look at this bookmark every so often...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-27-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,569
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Judy Avery

All,

Bob asked that I publish this for the Avery's many friends in the RV community. His wife Judy passed on Dec 17.

Obit at:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,654
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV-14 12-21-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tim I love that avatar. Prison Mike!!!!

Tim I love that avatar. Prison Mike!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,694
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-13-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,777
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Another data point listing right-now-demand for a...

Another data point listing right-now-demand for a 'RV Super Cub'. CC models were the second largest pie slice in this 12/9/2020 article...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,367
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (12/12/2020-12/13/2020)

...gettin' her started.

Extra paper routes Sat and Sun for me, but Sun was rainy anyway. Sat pic 1000 Sunday local...

v/r,dr
Forum: Safety 12-09-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,991
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Not without speculating..... Condolences to all...

Not without speculating.....

Condolences to all those involved
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,388
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (12/5/2020 - 12/6/2020)

...I flew over to KXBP and got gas <g>. Practiced steep turn on the way back - one 360 left....one right. Beautiful Wx in N.Texas this weekend.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-05-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,888
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you Scott and Greg! I made this thread a 'sticky'.

Up at the top where it needs to be.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Matt and Sarah to the greatest hobby on...

Welcome Matt and Sarah to the greatest hobby on Earth! Welcome to the site and looking forward to seeing progress in the future.

Youíre going to love that plane!!!!!

v/r,
dr
Forum: RV-14 11-28-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,485
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Outstanding news Brian! Many congrats and a...

Outstanding news Brian! Many congrats and a wonderful phase one.

V/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,433
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,102
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up I have this book and enjoyed the read VERY MUCH. ...

I have this book and enjoyed the read VERY MUCH. Right there in the center of my space history book collection!

Great stocking stuffer!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,067
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (10/31/2020 - 11/1/2020)

Friday morning I had a part time sim side job cancel at the last minute, so out to the aiport to RVate!!!! BEAUTIFUL Wx after three days of drizzle. Warming up on the ramp a Bellanca Viking flew...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Sir! Mike beat me to it (he always...

Welcome Sir! Mike beat me to it (he always does) <g>.

b,d
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