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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By SPX
Base Leg Aviation has one on their website, but...

Base Leg Aviation has one on their website, but it's sale pending. Good airplane, I know that one pretty well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By SPX
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (1/22/22 - 1/23/22)

.. So what did you do with your RV/RV kit this weekend??

Me -- I didn't really do anything with my RV. As a matter of fact, soon I won't even own one (!) but I did do something with my Debonair...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-14-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By SPX
Garmin Pilot only.

Garmin Pilot only.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By SPX
If it's like the other 100 or so ATC Zero events...

If it's like the other 100 or so ATC Zero events that I am aware of over the last several months, it's because a controller or other worker tested positive for covid, and so they had to do a...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-09-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By SPX
Looks like he stopped at KHTH

Looks like he stopped at KHTH
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-01-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,112
Posted By SPX
@Genesis .. Accounts that have been around a long...

@Genesis .. Accounts that have been around a long time, but were inactive (until a classified post) have been used recently (via someone getting their password, presumably) to try to sell high dollar...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-31-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By SPX
Some of these photos may help....

Some of these photos may help.
https://www.overthehills.com/Airplanes/Panel-Update-for-Josh/i-k6mzD9r
Forum: ADS-B 12-29-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By SPX
ÖOr in the setup in the aircraft.

ÖOr in the setup in the aircraft.
Forum: ADS-B 12-29-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By SPX
No need to be in rule airspace.

No need to be in rule airspace.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-13-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,494
Posted By SPX
I think that you will find that while ForeFlight...

I think that you will find that while ForeFlight sends the approach to be flown, it is actually loaded via the navigators database. In other words, ForeFlight sends the GPS runway 30 approach, and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-11-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By SPX
Yes it is. Iíve done it many times.

Yes it is. Iíve done it many times.
Forum: California 12-09-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By SPX
Check out Fallbrook (L18) and Ramona (RNM)

Check out Fallbrook (L18) and Ramona (RNM)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By SPX
It has been down.

It has been down.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,949
Posted By SPX
But foreflight does have an obstacle database and...

But foreflight does have an obstacle database and offers terrain and obstacle warnings.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-27-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By SPX
Nice video, Kevin. Nice to see you get more...

Nice video, Kevin. Nice to see you get more comfortable with spins as the video went on.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-27-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By SPX
I think you're going to struggle finding someone...

I think you're going to struggle finding someone with an RV-9A with a LODA that gives transition training. Mostly, insurance companies seem to be pretty agreeable to training in other A model RVs, if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,721
Posted By SPX
Not my RV, but an RV... Flew American Airlines...

Not my RV, but an RV...

Flew American Airlines to DFW and then took Uber to Mineral Wells to pick up an RV-9A and took it to Ormond Beach the next morning.

I was fortunate that I was able to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,315
Posted By SPX
Flew to CCR yesterday with an average 10 knot...

Flew to CCR yesterday with an average 10 knot headwind. Flew home today with an average 40 knot tailwind. That never happensÖ!
Forum: California 10-04-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By SPX
Transient parking is available by the restaurant,...

Transient parking is available by the restaurant, which is next to Crown Air.
Forum: Reviews 09-27-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By SPX
Enjoy your new RV-10! Excited to see it one of...

Enjoy your new RV-10! Excited to see it one of these days...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,906
Posted By SPX
No flying this weekend; hangar door could not be...

No flying this weekend; hangar door could not be opened, so it was being fixed. Now that hangar door opens, so flying on Tuesday. But there's no "What did you do with your RV on Tuesday thread......
Forum: California 09-07-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,373
Posted By SPX
Pictures from Mike6A

Pictures from Mike6A
Forum: California 09-05-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,845
Posted By SPX
Yeah, they still give some discount, but I can't...

Yeah, they still give some discount, but I can't recall what exactly.
I am thinking that we let the temperatures drop a bit, and then organize a lunch fly-in there...
Forum: California 09-05-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,845
Posted By SPX
We're approaching the time of the year where we...

We're approaching the time of the year where we can meet for (an expensive) lunch at Harris Ranch!
Forum: California 09-04-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,845
Posted By SPX
.. and I ended up having to fly to Hawaii. Did...

.. and I ended up having to fly to Hawaii.
Did anyone fly to Oceano today?
Forum: California 09-03-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By SPX
MYF is a great airport to use. Easy in and out,...

MYF is a great airport to use. Easy in and out, GA friendly, friendly ATC, etc.

Enjoy your trip, and if you need anything, feel free to post. We have a strong RV community here.
Forum: California 08-25-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,845
Posted By SPX
Thereís a restaurant about a 3 minute walk from...

Thereís a restaurant about a 3 minute walk from the airport. Itís a railroad car or something like that. I would assume some will grab a bite there..
Forum: California 08-23-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,845
Posted By SPX
Unless I end up having to fly for work, Iím...

Unless I end up having to fly for work, Iím planning to go to Oceano on Sept 4. Not sure yet whether Iíll be in the RV or the Debonair, but itíll be in one of those twoÖ

Two weeks away is way too...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,486
Posted By SPX
Not too much Ö Flew about ten miles down the...

Not too much Ö

Flew about ten miles down the way to meet up with a friend. Then flew about 25 miles away for lunch, and then did it in reverse.

Had a great time though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,875
Posted By SPX
Hereís the thread:...

Hereís the thread:
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=177203
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,875
Posted By SPX
Based on the description, sounds like he had a...

Based on the description, sounds like he had a prop strike. And Iím guessing the dirt on the prop blade combined with the hole in the ground just in front of the prop are related..

The criteria for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,875
Posted By SPX
Decisions are always easier with the benefit of...

Decisions are always easier with the benefit of hindsight.
I'm glad that you're OK. You can always repair or replace an airplane.
Forum: ADS-B 08-11-2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,306
Posted By SPX
But the NOTAMs are effective within the past 30...

But the NOTAMs are effective within the past 30 days.
Forum: GPS 07-31-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,431
Posted By SPX
A used, but supported GNS 430W is one option.

A used, but supported GNS 430W is one option.
Forum: California 07-30-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,845
Posted By SPX
There's a good chance that my 14 will still be in...

There's a good chance that my 14 will still be in Idaho, so I'm likely to come in my Bonanza. I suspect that nobody will mind...
Forum: California 07-24-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,845
Posted By SPX
9/4 at 10 AM is on my calendar.

9/4 at 10 AM is on my calendar.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By SPX
Starting about a year ago, maybe a bit more, when...

Starting about a year ago, maybe a bit more, when one FSDO is too busy to issue an authorization, they can solicit the assistance of another FSDO that has the manpower to do so.
Forum: ADS-B 07-21-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,917
Posted By SPX
Short answer .. no. Expired databases arenít your...

Short answer .. no. Expired databases arenít your issue.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By SPX
I was up in the PNW a few days ago.. yes, there...

I was up in the PNW a few days ago.. yes, there are TFRs everywhere, but it isn't as bad as it looks. The smoke is fairly easily avoided, and the TFRs aren't very big. I assume that you have some...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By SPX
Confirm that youíre connected to the G3X system...

Confirm that youíre connected to the G3X system via Bluetooth?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,143
Posted By SPX
Flew from San Diego to Concord, Ca with my wife...

Flew from San Diego to Concord, Ca with my wife to visit her parents. Was fortunate enough to land at a time close to when Syrus landed N144SD there, so I got to take a look at his airplane too!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By SPX
Itís malformed. Hereís the correct one. ...

Itís malformed. Hereís the correct one. https://antisplataero.com/products/main-wheel-bearing-mod
Forum: California 07-01-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,396
Posted By SPX
KMRY - Lunch spots close KAPC - Nice area to...

KMRY - Lunch spots close
KAPC - Nice area to drive around
KCVH - Sometimes some unique airplanes around
O22 - Nice walk into town where you can enjoy the town and a meal
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,859
Posted By SPX
Looks like he has an RV-10 kit registered in his...

Looks like he has an RV-10 kit registered in his name.
https://registry.faa.gov/AircraftInquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=2276W
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-26-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By SPX
I was hoping to make it today Ö went on a...

I was hoping to make it today Ö went on a motorcycle ride, and saw Ethan flying his RV-10 in, but didnít get a chance to swing by. Looks like a good turnout, however.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,150
Posted By SPX
Well, a few years back, I originated this...

Well, a few years back, I originated this thread/idea. My concept was to share what the flying RVs were doing, but also include the builders, so they could share what they were doing.. I think I can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,150
Posted By SPX
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (6/19 - 6/20/21)

We had planned to fly up to Torrance, CA (TOA) to get some Indian food tomorrow. But due to a number of factors, I decided to head up there alone this afternoon and get the food to go, and eat it for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,002
Posted By SPX
Great shirts!

Great shirts!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-01-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By SPX
Hmm, just tell them it's going in an RV. :D

Hmm, just tell them it's going in an RV. :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By SPX
Garmin Support can change the System ID...

Garmin Support can change the System ID associated with your account. aviation.support@garmin.com
Forum: RV-10 05-17-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,473
Posted By SPX
In my experience, the IO-540 starts easier when...

In my experience, the IO-540 starts easier when warm than the IO-360. That said, if you're having trouble with a cracked throttle along with a lean mixture and slowly advancing the mixture when the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,625
Posted By SPX
Yesterday I was flying for work, so couldn't make...

Yesterday I was flying for work, so couldn't make it to Bakersfield. But today, we had an errand to do up in the Burbank area, so around 3:30 PM we flew up to KBUR, spent a few hours there, and then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,838
Posted By SPX
We flew up to Concord, CA (CCR) on Friday for a...

We flew up to Concord, CA (CCR) on Friday for a family reunion. Ate lots and visited on Friday PM - Sunday AM, and then flew back home to Fallbrook (L18).

We passed a Piper Archer on the flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,683
Posted By SPX
Not a thing! Flew the work airplane to Mexico...

Not a thing!

Flew the work airplane to Mexico for the weekend. Planning a trip for next weekend though.
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-26-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By SPX
What oil pressure sensor are you using?

What oil pressure sensor are you using?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,907
Posted By SPX
The plan was for us to fly to the Bay Area, but...

The plan was for us to fly to the Bay Area, but due to weather that didn't work out. So instead, we took off to enjoy a late lunch in Lake Havasu (KHII). Food was good, weather was good (although a...
Forum: California 04-25-2021, 01:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,845
Posted By SPX
In general, I find that events like this are best...

In general, I find that events like this are best organized not by asking if people would come, but rather just picking a date, posting it here, and see who comes.

So, pick a date and tell us what...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-15-2021, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,486
Posted By SPX
How exciting! Thanks for sharing the video with...

How exciting! Thanks for sharing the video with us. I'll be on the lookout for you two next time that I am at KCCR..
Forum: California 04-13-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By SPX
Thereís parking right in front of the terminal....

Thereís parking right in front of the terminal. You can call the fuel truck from there. Easy in, easy out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,447
Posted By SPX
Last week, I was asked if I could help transport...

Last week, I was asked if I could help transport a friend of a friends father to the Mayo Climic in Arizona. He has bladder cancer, just recovered from a brain surgery, and is in the process of...
Forum: California 04-09-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By SPX
I go there once or twice per month. Just south of...

I go there once or twice per month. Just south of Pacific States Aviation there is transient parking, and a gate to walk in and out of.

Not a very tricky airport in or out of. Should be a breeze.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-04-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,597
Posted By SPX
Nice write up, Joe.

Nice write up, Joe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,743
Posted By SPX
Flew from San Diego to Santa Paula (KSZP) to...

Flew from San Diego to Santa Paula (KSZP) to enjoy lunch with a friend and his daughter. Very nice flight up and back, a busy day in Santa Paula, and a packed airport restaurant!

Flying up to KSZP,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,311
Posted By SPX
Left SoCal this morning to fly up to Northern...

Left SoCal this morning to fly up to Northern California.. Sacramento today, Redding tomorrow. Home on Monday.

Beautiful day to fly; the best I can remember in recent days. Very clear, and...
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