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Forum: My RV Build Project 09-04-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,128
Posted By JoeGepner
Vertical and Horizontal Stabs Ready to Fly!

Finished up the two stabilizers for my RV8. The new doublers in the Hstab were a little confusing for me, but I managed to figure everything...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-22-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,128
Posted By JoeGepner
Vlad, I could have just barely squeezed a 1000ft...

Vlad, I could have just barely squeezed a 1000ft strip on the edge of my farm.

I think a dedicated STOL airplane could handle operating out of there in a regular basis. I was looking at a few of...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-20-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,128
Posted By JoeGepner
RV-8 Joe Gepner

Hi Guys,

Well, I started my RV adventure over again. Last September I purchased a second hand RV-7 tail kit and built the two stabs and the rudder. Things were going really well and I was having a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-05-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
Horizontal Stab Complete!

Finished the horizontal stab tonight! Is it too early to start making airplane noises?

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Forum: My RV Build Project 10-11-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
Wow! Good eye Lee! My office mate got me hooked...

Wow! Good eye Lee!

My office mate got me hooked on this local brewery called Free State. Now that Fall is here, I'm really liking their Octoberfest...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-10-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
Vertical Stabilizer Complete!

Finished my vertical stabilizer tonight! Woohoo!

Step 1 complete, 99999 to go!
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Forum: My RV Build Project 09-30-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
Vertical Stabilizer

I finished up the practice kit last week and started on the "advanced practice kit" better known as the empennage.

Things are going good so far. Tonight I cleco'd together the vertical stabilizer,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-16-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
Pegboard

I'm still working on my toolbox practice kit and rounding up tools. I thought I'd post a picture of the pegboard I put up over the weekend. Bruce had the idea for hanging sheetrock since its nice...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-09-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
New Lights!

I took everyone's advice and beefed up the lighting in my workshop. It made a huge difference! Thanks to everyone for the good ideas.

Next up, time to build the...
Forum: Formation Flying 08-30-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,776
Posted By JoeGepner
Thanks Rob, that is exactly what I was looking...

Thanks Rob, that is exactly what I was looking for.

I will definitely get some training when I complete my RV. Formation flying seems like another fun and challenging way to become a better (and...
Forum: Formation Flying 08-30-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,776
Posted By JoeGepner
Thanks guys, I'll get the AIM out and study...

Thanks guys, I'll get the AIM out and study up.

I should mention that we were flying with roughly half mile separation just for fun. No Blue Angles stuff for us.
Forum: Formation Flying 08-29-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,776
Posted By JoeGepner
Formation Flying and the Radio

Hi Guys,

Today I went on a lunch run with three guys from work. We were split between a Cessna Skycatcher and Diamond DA20. I was the PIC in the Skycatcher and my officemate Matt was PIC in the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-28-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
Post Better lighting is a must have for me. I'll...

Better lighting is a must have for me. I'll swing by Lowes and pick up some more overhead fluorescent lights so its not so dark. I also like the idea of running some air hose from the garage to the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-28-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
Thanks guys! This is exactly what I was hoping...

Thanks guys! This is exactly what I was hoping you would say.

I have a straight shot up the stairs from my basement, and the door to my basement lines up with the door to my garage. So I think I...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-27-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 18,732
Posted By JoeGepner
RV-7A N74WL Joe Gepner

Hi Guys,

I'm just getting started on my RV-7A build (I haven't even unpacked the tail kit yet). Tonight I finished building a couple of the EAA benches and I had a quick question for the experts...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-01-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 114,960
Posted By JoeGepner
RV-7A!

Thanks Mike!

RV-7A is my dream bird. Acro, side-by-side to take my wife and kids up, wheel on the front so I can teach my kids to fly when they are old enough. Picked the 7 over the 14 to help...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-01-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 114,960
Posted By JoeGepner
G3X Tutorial Videos

I just returned home from an awesome four days at OshKosh in the Garmin TeamX booth. It was a real pleasure to talk to so many of you guys in the RV and Vans AirForce community.

Some of you guys...
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