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Forum: RV-15 08-09-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 3,855
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I’m in.

I’m in like a fox.
V/r,dr
Forum: Safety 08-04-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,520
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Non-engineer rudder idea for OSH gust events

Entrepreneurship / Marketing major chiming in…..be gentle.

Please don’t call me an idiot too fast, but if you could connect two pieces of angled aluminum with a full length hinge, pad the inside...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-04-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,804
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'22 Highlight Reel

If you're bored.

https://youtu.be/tbxpJjiDiUM

Assembled with my pics and vids with the help of a couple of images (and one time lapse clip) provided by Van's.

v/r,dr
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 08-03-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you Dan

Thank you Dan

I see someone provided the link over to the thread at the EAA forums, and thank you for that! As you requested I’ll go ahead and lock the thread and hopefully everybody can go over...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By DeltaRomeo
....continued from previous...

....continued from previous post....

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-QrtsvfQ/0/0e2d8168/L/i-QrtsvfQ-L.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you Van's Aircraft for a wonderul OSH'22

Thank you for letting me hang out with you during the show.

Thank you for giving me a place to sleep and driving my groggy arse to and from the show for a week.

Thank you for being the hardest...
Forum: RV-15 07-31-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up RV-15.com for all your RV-15 info summarized in one page

I've hopefully summarized all the mothership info on this one page (entering RV-15.com (http://www.RV-15.com) in your browser will forward you to it). A link to this page will live on the front page...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-31-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,804
Posted By DeltaRomeo
All my pics from the show....

Links in one post:

The Hardest Working Folks at the Show
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/VansEmployeesAtOsh22/n-HPBH3Z/

My OSH'22 Pics (includes RV-15 rollout and some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,646
Posted By DeltaRomeo
AFS Pro upper left side of panel so it can be in...

AFS Pro upper left side of panel so it can be in my FOV during the 180* descending turn to final (just like them Navy carrier pilots).

It’s my primary landing instrument. Airspeed is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,916
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (7/30-31/2022)

I came home from OSH (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?p=1623493) <g>.

V/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,332
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Home safe!

5.5 hours in three legs (had to go around some weather which added an hour).

Lots of pics and words to get organized <g>.

It really was wonderful seeing so many friends (and meeting folks in person...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-29-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Dave!

…looking forward to updates.

Kindest,
dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-29-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,804
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Friday photo dump…

….20+pics starting here:

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/DougsOSH2022Pics/n-RWxJB4/i-4rg3LxD

I participated in a short panel discussion at the Garmin tent for an hour Friday (Brad asked me), and...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-28-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,804
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Photo dump OSH’22 Thursday 7/28/2022

Good evening!

You can see the latest batch starting here: https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/DougsOSH2022Pics/n-RWxJB4/i-5Tpq2S8 . Simply swipe to the right after clicking to view them.

Today was...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-28-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,840
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Larry’s replacement Rudder is being installed as I type this.

Scott McDaniels picked it up from where it was shipped to and I drove the customer and the rudder out to his plane with the vans golf cart. He’s putting it on now. A picture attached. The spare...
Forum: Midwest 07-28-2022, 07:11 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Home builders dinner this evening

Home builders dinner this evening
Forum: Midwest 07-27-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Some more in the pile from after lunch starting...

Some more in the pile from after lunch starting here:

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/DougsOSH2022Pics/n-RWxJB4/i-Jgh2n3W

The inside-the-structure images are looking down the flap of the 15 - my new...
Forum: Midwest 07-27-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
70+ more images from the show now online

I’m camped out in the media center here during the lunch hour on Wednesday (they have high-speed Internet so I can upload) after spending a few hours going around the grounds in a golf cart looking...
Forum: RV-15 07-27-2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,229
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RV-15 presentation: “What’s new at Van’s” AirVenture 2022

If you would like to watch a video of the what’s new At Vans Aircraft forum which was given Tuesday morning (most of the content has to do with the RV 15) you can view the file...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,840
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Good morning Larry (I set this same text to Keith...

Good morning Larry (I set this same text to Keith in an earlier reply, then found your reply further down). The replacement rudder should arrive sometime Thursday. Could you reach out to me via email...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,840
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Status update:

Good morning Keith. The replacement rudder should arrive sometime Thursday and I’m gonna go try to take possession of it. Could you reach out to me via email and let’s exchange contact...
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What’s New at Vans (slides and video clips)

Added to my SmugMug folder for the 15 at:
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/RV-15-Engineering-Prototype/

You may have to scroll down a little.

Enjoy and v/r,
dr
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,342
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RV-15 newest video from the Mothership

Just amazing!

https://youtu.be/SX1vam_lCrA

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-26-2022, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Here you go...

Here you go sir.
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Hardware-Reviews/SRU-21P-Survival-Vest

Mine was a gift from a friend who served.

dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-25-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By DeltaRomeo
100+ pics and vids of OSH and the RV-15

I added several dozen more pictures in the following two albums. And videos.

A wonderful day.

Thanks for sharing this with me and I hope you enjoy,
dr

Osh’22 Pics (People and...
Forum: RV-15 07-25-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,665
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Trust me….you should watch this

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/DougsOSH2022Pics/n-RWxJB4/i-TkRwd9x
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
2 very special pictures

Axel and Van five minutes after the reveal.
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
70+ pics of the RV-15

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/RV-15-Engineering-Prototype/

Enjoy!
Forum: RV-15 07-25-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Did I say 30 something? More like 60 or 70...

Did I say 30 something? More like 60 or 70 something.

:-)
Forum: RV-15 07-25-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By DeltaRomeo
30+more pictures

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/RV-15-Engineering-Prototype


Enjoy! 😁
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Here it is!

Here it is!
Forum: RV-15 07-25-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By DeltaRomeo
One hour to go!

One hour to go!
Forum: RV-15 07-25-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By DeltaRomeo
One hour and 50 minutes to go! Gather at the...

One hour and 50 minutes to go!

Gather at the Vans booth a little bit before 10
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-25-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,840
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Update Monday morning. Keith, my friend is flying...

Update Monday morning. Keith, my friend is flying up here tomorrow in a bonanza and he’s going to bring the replacement rudder with him. So it will be on the field tomorrow and I’ll let you know when...
Forum: RV-15 07-25-2022, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By DeltaRomeo
4 1/2 hours until the prototype arrives!

Here’s a reminder that in about 4 1/2 hours if you’re interested in seeing the RV 15 engineering prototype you need to be somewhere around the Vans booth starting at 10 AM.

Help the mothership walk...
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2022, 04:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
4 1/2 hours until the prototype arrives

Good morning.

Here’s a reminder that in about 4 1/2 hours if you’re interested in seeing the RV 15 engineering prototype you need to be somewhere around the Vans booth starting at 10 AM.

Help the...
Forum: RV-15 07-24-2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By DeltaRomeo
And be sure to tell your friends. It sure would...

And be sure to tell your friends. It sure would be nice to have a big crowd of RV customers helping usher in the latest design.

dr
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
HBC pavilion renamed the Dick VanGrunsven Homebuilt Camping Pavilion

Video of the presentation can be viewed at:

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/DougsOSH2022Pics/n-RWxJB4/i-rRnvRQB

v/r, dr
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Help us walk the RV-15 prototype to the booth at 10 AM Monday

(Greg H) Come help us walk the RV-15 prototype airplane into the booth at AirVenture! We'll gather at the booth and everyone will get a chance to see it in person. The RV-15 will arrive at the Van's...
Forum: RV-15 07-24-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Help us walk the RV-15 to the booth Monday 1000

(Greg H) Come help us walk the RV-15 prototype airplane into the booth at AirVenture! We'll gather at the booth and everyone will get a chance to see it in person. The RV-15 will arrive at the Van's...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,840
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Yeah it was the first thing we were doing this...

Yeah it was the first thing we were doing this morning. <g>. Talking about your rudder and trying to find you one. We were all sitting around the table with our phones texting our friends. Super...
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Watching green dot w friends

RV in background
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,840
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Replacement rudder on its way

Keith, tell your 14A guy Randy is boxing it up today and it’ll be shipped via UPS tomorrow. I’ll have more information down the road.
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Lon Lat of my plane

If interested
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,840
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Randy Richmond (A&P) has a flyable rudder from a...

Randy Richmond (A&P) has a flyable rudder from a 7A in Texas that we can get up here if somebody closer doesn’t have a solution. You’ll need to pop rivet the rudder cap on the bottom using the...
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Saturday evening July 23 At a Festival grocery...

Saturday evening July 23

At a Festival grocery store around 10 PM with some of the Van’s gang. Power was off and they were on emergency generator so you couldn’t buy anything that was refrigerated....
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
“Come to OSH” Greg said….

…..we’ll have fun he said. ;^)

Very grateful that the plane didn’t get beat up. A few hundred feet away there was some damage to some planes. Not RVs.
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Weather not too far away

weather not too far away
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
No 15 yet, hot and sticky and excitement building

Couple of hours before possible storms hit - getting things ready.
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,952
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Parked over near vans tent

Parked over near vans tent

Easy flight up with no issues. Glad to be here!
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,841
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Congratulations sir!

That’s one of the tougher ones to get and doing it in your own RV doesn’t make it any easier. Many congratulations to you and enjoy that new rating!

Kindest regards,
Doug
Forum: Midwest 07-22-2022, 05:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
0645 Friday morning. RVs inbound

Screen grab of quite a few pointed that way.
Forum: Midwest 07-21-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,828
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Jay Pratt has arrived

… He sent me this picture Thu evening.
Forum: RV-15 07-21-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,512
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Fuel stop

Fwd’d to me
Forum: Midwest 07-21-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,436
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Garmin announces latest update of Garmin Pilot app

Garmin Press Release

"Good morning,

I’m excited to let you know that this morning Garmin announced the latest update to the Garmin Pilot app. The update adds graphical weight & balance as well as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 76
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 28,454
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Midwest 07-20-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,436
Posted By DeltaRomeo
AeroLEDs

They emailed me this info on their show discount.

Link to site (https://aeroleds.com/?utm_source=vans_air_force&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=osh_sale).
Forum: Alternative Engines 07-20-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,356
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Soon to be a VAF advertiser.

I couldn’t agree more with those looking forward to seeing this being built! TurbAero will soon be an advertiser here, helping me keep the lights on and these forums online. They will be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you for reposting this Mike. I’ll see you...

Thank you for reposting this Mike. I’ll see you there!
Forum: RV-15 07-18-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 91,169
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I pity the grass around the RV-15. It was a good...

I pity the grass around the RV-15.

It was a good grass....
Forum: Midwest 07-17-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,436
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAF Advertiser News @ OSH'22

…this thread for site advertisers and or folks to chime in with known OSH'22 vendor specials. v/r,dr
Forum: Midwest 07-17-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I got home safe thread. OSH'22

Placeholder....

temporarily closed.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-17-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,804
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'22 Picture Gallery URLs

Here's where you post the URLs of your photo gallerys from the show if you feel so inclined.

My pics will be in the cloud folder below, updated several times daily during the...
Forum: Midwest 07-17-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,952
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I Got Here (and where I'm parked). OSH'22

...for when you feel the need.

Where parked?

Where camped?

v/r,dr
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