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Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-09-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,645
Posted By IFlySlow
Is this what they call "Pilots and...

Is this what they call "Pilots and Claws"?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,043
Posted By IFlySlow
Odd....the "Airbus A320" they show is actually a...

Odd....the "Airbus A320" they show is actually a 737 variant (-800?). And to keep the thread relevant, isn't the RV-3 "the plane that launched 9,243 backyard builders (to date)"? Well, much more...
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 603,748
Posted By IFlySlow
I don't know why everyone else went with...

I don't know why everyone else went with "Groovy"....first thing that came to my mind was "Gravy"....just hungry I guess. How about "Gravy Train" ("Gravy Plane" makes more sense though)
Forum: GPS 04-02-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,184
Posted By IFlySlow
Suspect this is from a "drone"

....confirmed. :rolleyes:

Link here (http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__31135__NEO_6M_GPS_Module.html?gclid=CIbBocLX18QCFZMvgQod-kgAiQ)
Forum: Safety 03-30-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,934
Posted By IFlySlow
So you ran? You ran so far away?

Surprised it took so long for that link to show up :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-13-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 1,337,782
Posted By IFlySlow
My wife will never understand this....

....but seeing something that beautiful almost brings me to tears. Very, very nice panel!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-26-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,686
Posted By IFlySlow
Cool! You flew right past my house in that shot.

Cool! You flew right past my house in that shot.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-09-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 260,983
Posted By IFlySlow
Way to go Dave!

Congratulations on your nuptuals and for finding a gal who shares your passion! Second time around was the charm for me too. Best wishes for a wonderful life together!
Forum: Virtual Hangar 05-03-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 118,324
Posted By IFlySlow
As another guy who only knows you through your posts....

...So happy for your success! It can't have been easy, but hopefully the benefits will be worth all the hassle! Good job Dude!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-31-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,068
Posted By IFlySlow
RV- related video for R/C pilots - John Furey's samokin' RV-7

Found this on one of the Youtube channels I frequent...don't know if Mr. Furey posts here, but he has a great-looking RV-7. In the video they're comparing full scale smoke systems to r/c systems. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-09-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,561
Posted By IFlySlow
and two sweet greasers....

....could hardly tell when you were down! nice job!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-10-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,858
Posted By IFlySlow
Ummmm....FRONT PAGE!....(no brainer). Good work...

Ummmm....FRONT PAGE!....(no brainer). Good work guys!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-30-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 32,843
Posted By IFlySlow
Like so many others, I was in awe of Bob's talent...

Like so many others, I was in awe of Bob's talent and focus, but I was more impressed by his devotion to his wife through her most difficult days, and by the sadness he bore after her passing. In a...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-22-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 91,950
Posted By IFlySlow
Just too sad...

I'm sad to say I'd heard about a plane crash in NJ on Friday, and it never occurred to me it would be anyone I "knew". Devastating to come back to the computer to catch up and discover this news.

I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-16-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,596
Posted By IFlySlow
Leave it to VAF to keep the bro's humble....

Leave it to VAF to keep the bro's humble....
Forum: Safety 06-25-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,980
Posted By IFlySlow
Saw a Mooney pilot do something similar on Sunday...

Was in the car with the wife getting ready to leave when I noticed someone in a Mooney just starting up, although they were still tied down on the right wing. Couldn't tell if the left wing was also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
And I almost forgot...

I can't believe my comments made it to the Home Page! I'm almost as psyched about that as....well, the RV-7 ride was definitely way cooler still, but.....I MADE IT TO THE HOME PAGE!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
It sounds a lot like Dave Hagerty's...

It sounds a lot like Dave Hagerty's experience...it was cool to see someone still getting to know his plane but loving every second of it. That's what I really love about all the RV owners I've met...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
Mark, Your -9 is stunning. I had the pleasure...

Mark,

Your -9 is stunning. I had the pleasure of wearing out some grass around it when you had it out for the RV-1 visit last year, and it sort of set the standard for the -9A I'd hope to own one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
I just KNEW you were gonna pop in here! Dave,...

I just KNEW you were gonna pop in here! Dave, I'm determined to take you up on your offer, and I hate to seem like I'm putting you off! Your -12 is such a beauty and I can't wait to experience her...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
I have nothing but awe and admiration for...

I have nothing but awe and admiration for builder/fliers...just think I'm more the latter half than the former!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
Build vs Buy

I think I'm much more likely to follow your lead on this matter...I really DO get the value and satisfaction builders derive from knowing every rivet in the plane they built, but I suspect I'm more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
Love that one...I always KNEW you military jocks...

Love that one...I always KNEW you military jocks were having more fun than human beings should be allowed to have, whether officially or not!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
Jeff, You have the 7A that's white with kind of a...

Jeff, You have the 7A that's white with kind of a green trim, right? Dave H. told me about you, so your fame precedes your comments! He basically said the same thing about his ride with you. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By IFlySlow
First ride in an RV

I had caught wind of a special day that had been planned by a member of EAA Chapter 240 at New Garden Airport (N57). One of the older members, Jim (whose last name escapes me at the moment, but he's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,267
Posted By IFlySlow
Glad you're using that thing!

You sir, are one of my heroes. Having met both you and your son during the RV-1 meetup, when the -12 was almost done, and knowing how many projects stay at the "90% done and 90% to go" stage, I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,543
Posted By IFlySlow
ummmm.....

I doubt anyone has any GOOD experiences with cracked canopies! ;)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-28-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,320
Posted By IFlySlow
Very nice pics...

Neat to see PSNY in the background of the last shot. My old ship (USS Long Beach (CGN-9)) - or what's left of her - is moored pierside there. Sad to see that grand old lady reach such an...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-09-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,479
Posted By IFlySlow
Hey Scott, Is there anything left of the USS Long...

Hey Scott, Is there anything left of the USS Long Beach (CGN-9) still at Bremerton? She was the first nuke guided missile cruiser (christened a year before I was born). I was stationed aboard her...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 10-25-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,459
Posted By IFlySlow
Wow...takes guts to talk about something like...

Wow...takes guts to talk about something like that, even though I know it's happened to lots of pilots and we've all heard the stories (many of which had less desirable outcomes than this one), it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,935
Posted By IFlySlow
Videos appear to be locked for private...

Videos appear to be locked for private viewing....nevertheless, Vlad ROCKS!
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,688
Posted By IFlySlow
Yeah, My gaze always goes up when I hear any plane overhead...

Sadly, haven't been doing any looking down FROM one in too long. Although I've retained the technical ABILITY to fly, circumstances have kept me from doing any ACTUAL flying for far too long. So...
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,688
Posted By IFlySlow
Whose RV-10 was at RDG today?

Saw a lovely -10 on approach to KRDG just now passing over my office. Blue on top, light color (gray? silver? white?) on the bottom.

PS - Why do my friends look at me weird when I stop what I'm...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,185
Posted By IFlySlow
Congrats Dave! Maiden won't be long now!

Love the way the paint turned out from your son's design. Awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,190
Posted By IFlySlow
Had the pleasure of meeting Matt, Jr. yesterday...

...while watching his dad practice takeoffs and landings in a Taylorcraft prior to getting in their RV-8 himself. First of all, congrats to both Matts...it's a fantastic achievement every single...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-21-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,150
Posted By IFlySlow
I was just thinking about this yesterday...

..."wonder what happened with Dave's Rv-12 paint job?" And here it is! Looks really awesome. Will look even better in the air! Congrats Dave!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-19-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,667
Posted By IFlySlow
Way to go Scott!

I'd also like to know the details behind those pics. Very, very good photography! I know the lighting helped, but there's an unusual quality to the in-the-hangar shots especially that makes them...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-15-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,040
Posted By IFlySlow
Wow...that is awesome!

Good work there! Congrats on your enhanced capability.

Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,951
Posted By IFlySlow
I love this forum beyond word...

Darren, you continue to be an inspiration for me and writeups like yours and Vlad's and Rosie's and Paul & Louise and all the rest keep me motivated to get back in the air after too long an absence. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,083
Posted By IFlySlow
Congrats Dave!

Can't wait to see the finished product! I'm sure you'll have a plane to be super proud of.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 46,270
Posted By IFlySlow
Hey Doug...how about some higher rez versions of these pics?

I can see them gracing the screens of many a VAF member's computers in days to come...including mine!

Paul & Louise, congratulations on having built a beautiful RV-3! Your concept was inspired,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-21-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,083
Posted By IFlySlow
Way to go Dave!

I was so psyched to see your plane in person the day the RV-1 visited, and really admired the quality of your work. The scheme looks awesome...can't wait to see it when it's done!

Dave K.
Forum: Northeast 05-11-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,263
Posted By IFlySlow
Another pic of the "Slowtation Low Pass"

(saw a deer on the runway, no doubt....)
http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p574/iflyslow/IMG_9525.jpg
Forum: Northeast 05-07-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,263
Posted By IFlySlow
For those with time on their hands...or not wanting to work...

Here's a link to a Photobucket album from the fly-in. Haven't had time to edit the bad ones yet. Note: They seem to be in reverse order for some reason, so the first pics are from late in the day...
Forum: Northeast 05-07-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,263
Posted By IFlySlow
Mark

Your 9A was absolutely gorgeous. If you notice a lingering RV-9A-shaped discoloration in the grass where you were parked, blame my drool. :-)

PS - Belated Happy Birthday. I beat you to 50 by a...
Forum: Northeast 05-07-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,263
Posted By IFlySlow
reverse angle

http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p574/iflyslow/IMG_9595-1.jpg
Forum: Northeast 05-07-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,263
Posted By IFlySlow
one more

http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p574/iflyslow/IMG_9646.jpg
Forum: Northeast 05-07-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,263
Posted By IFlySlow
Vlad

A million apologies...perhaps I did have the wrong spy. Has Tony had us fooled all along? He was everywhere!
http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p574/iflyslow/IMG_9517.jpg
Forum: Northeast 05-06-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,263
Posted By IFlySlow
Great day at Pottstown Limerick!

It took awhile for the weather to decide to let the RV-1 leave Frederick, MD, but she finally got here...
http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p574/iflyslow/IMG_9572a.jpg

...taxiing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,405
Posted By IFlySlow
Just plane gorgeous....

...and my new favorite desktop wallpaper. Congratulations!
Forum: Northeast 04-29-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,263
Posted By IFlySlow
Count me in...

...Can't wait!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,805
Posted By IFlySlow
I'm just wondering...

...how many adult beverages were consumed the night this was conceived, and how long you guys spent rolling on the hangar floor laughing at the sheer genius of your creation?

Also, how hard was it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-10-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,588
Posted By IFlySlow
How crazy must I be to have spent the last half hour looking at this?

I mean, SERIOUSLY Bruce, I normally wake up, walk the dog, make some coffee, and plop down at the 'puter to catch up with VAF every morning. Today, your canopy latch photo series kept me from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,933
Posted By IFlySlow
Ordered

Thanks for the heads-up!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,621
Posted By IFlySlow
Cool...

....Only at a site like VAF would I find a newly painted cowl sexy. I could stare at those curves all day! <sigh>
Forum: Northeast 06-13-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,710
Posted By IFlySlow
On the Cape, try Chatham (right on the elbow)

Nice little town with an airport on the outskirts. Last time I was there they had a small cafe style restaurant at the FBO which made decent breakfasts. In town, the clam chowder at The Squire is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,978
Posted By IFlySlow
I had to de-lurk for this one...

...but I'll keep it short.

I'm one of those who "amassed" a few hundred hours before my financial situation made flying too difficult to continue. Every plane that goes overhead makes me look...
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