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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI) / PPL#12 & #13

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)
December 8, 2021

Central High School (WI)
Students Austin Dustin & Tyler Schoolcraft Receive PPL in Student Built Aircraft


Austin (left) and Tyler...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Special Delivery
Pink slips being "obsolete" was a poor choice of...

Pink slips being "obsolete" was a poor choice of words on my part and I edited my previous post to "out of print". There's a nostalgia associated with receiving a 'pink' slip for your airplane and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Special Delivery
AWC and Ops Limits are now generated together as...

AWC and Ops Limits are now generated together as a single document. The AWC is on page 1 and is followed by the Ops Limits. The header of page 2 and subsequent pages carries forward the aircraft id...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Special Delivery
FSDO Update...

12/8/2021
FSDO response:

Pink A/W certificates are out of print and have been replaced by digitally signed .pdf documents. If you have a pink A/W certificate (ink signature), the original and not a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Special Delivery
FAA Digital Signatures - Changing Times

Thank you all for your response. While I was looking for a specific FAR reference, I trust your answers to be correct.

It appears however that the FAA has recently entered the digital age and is now...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Special Delivery
A/W Cert - Is a photocopy legal?

The question came up today and I couldn't find a definative answer (FAR); To be legal, is an aircraft required to carry its Original Issue airworthiness certificate or a certified copy issued by the...
Forum: Flight Testing 11-19-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,620
Posted By Special Delivery
On this particular flight to OSH, the F-1 (my...

On this particular flight to OSH, the F-1 (my neighbor) flew commercial and my best guess is that by the time he arrived Traash was trashed and Mahoney's was closing!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-23-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,806
Posted By Special Delivery
I learn something here everyday. It's a great...

I learn something here everyday. It's a great feeling being surrounded by generous and helpful individuals... thanks again everyone!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-22-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,806
Posted By Special Delivery
Thanks for the replies... Yep, I just confirmed...

Thanks for the replies...

Yep, I just confirmed it's a Weldon and also why I haven't seen any installed in RVs; they're twice the price of Airflow Performance!

/reb
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-22-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,806
Posted By Special Delivery
Identify This Boost Pump

Inspecting an RV-8 IO-360...
I haven't seen this pump used in an RV and have no experience with it. Anyone recognize this pump and can offer an educated opinion on its suitability. The area circled...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-08-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By Special Delivery
Rob, your memory is correct... my 1st RV-8 N99SU...

Rob, your memory is correct... my 1st RV-8 N99SU was also an early vintage circa 2000, and Van's did in fact request a range of builder numbers to check the gear legs for heat treating. I don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI) - A Busy Week / 1-PPL & 2-SOLO

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)
July 6, 2021

Central High School - A Busy Week At The Airport - 1-PPL & 2-SOLO

Wisconsin has been filled with more than just good flying weather....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI) - Trifecta of Perfecta

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI) - Trifecta of Perfecta
April 16, 2021

Trifecta of Perfecta
Three Central High School Students Receive Private Pilot License
-On the Same...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By Special Delivery
Great Photo, Jim. I have each of them on my...

Great Photo, Jim. I have each of them on my fridge but I'm afraid any reflections in a photo I would take would reveal empty beer cans and dishes in the sink :) Keep up the great work!!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,601
Posted By Special Delivery
If your engine is a 912iS Sport, potential for...

If your engine is a 912iS Sport, potential for reduced oil pressure readings is a known issue and is caused by a design change in porting; the oil pressure sender on the ULS receives filtered oil...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-04-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 79,190
Posted By Special Delivery
Apologize for linking to the Certified SB in my...

Apologize for linking to the Certified SB in my original post... all fixed now.

I too have lost track on the number of Rotax/Bing float revisions. The list below was taken from the Certified SB....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-03-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 79,190
Posted By Special Delivery
Dec-2020 / Rotax Mandatory (Float) SB

Here it is ladies and gentlemen... the latest addition to your Rotax/Bing float collection! But wait, there's more; Rumor has it that work has begun on a custom shadow frame so you proudly display...
Forum: COMM 10-25-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,144
Posted By Special Delivery
:D Walt, I knew it was coming... just a matter of...

:D
Walt,
I knew it was coming... just a matter of time.
< touche >
Forum: COMM 10-24-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,144
Posted By Special Delivery
SL40_Replace Capacitor (C874)

I have two SL40 COMMs with the same capacitor blown on both. Research indicates this is a common failure with this radio. Not a difficult repair if I knew (or could find) the value...

Located this...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-15-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,811
Posted By Special Delivery
Like many other Vetterman customers here, I began...

Like many other Vetterman customers here, I began using Mouse Milk over twenty years ago because Larry recommended (insisted) I use it. Until a few years ago I had no real data point that Mouse Milk...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,099
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) Laura Beinecke 1st Solo Flight

Eagle-s Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)
July 23, 2020

Central High School Student Laura Beinecke Completes 1st Solo Flight


Laura Beinecke and Dan Lund,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,063
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery HS (TX) Announces 3 New Private Pilots

Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery High School (TX)
July 30, 2020

Montgomery High School (TX) Announces 3 New Private Pilots

Students in the PLTW Aerospace Engineering class at Montgomery high...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,418
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS Celebrates their 8th Private Pilot!

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School
July 23, 2020


Travis Senft - Central High School's 8th Private Pilot!
July 11, 2020 - Central High School, Salem Wisconsin

With guidance and support...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,384
Posted By Special Delivery
+1 for Scott's word of caution... dangerous...

+1 for Scott's word of caution... dangerous territory without an understanding of how the profile changes when even small amounts of material are removed from the stubs. Discounting your statement of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By Special Delivery
Not a difficult catch when you hear "low oil...

Not a difficult catch when you hear "low oil pressure" in your headset. The event was not transient; sustained 42 lb drop at 2300 rpm (55lbs to 13lbs) / slightly higher pressure at increased rpm and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By Special Delivery
Not the first engine run... approx 0.6 hr ground...

Not the first engine run... approx 0.6 hr ground testing logged prior to event.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By Special Delivery
Rotax 912iS - Abrupt Drop in Oil Pressure

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Log Data Graph by SavvyAnalysis (https://www.savvyanalysis.com/home)

2/28/2020
Abrupt Drop in Oil Pressure -...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By Special Delivery
Young people age 18 and under will be admitted free to EAA AirVenture

Outstanding News from EAA...

EAA Announcement
December 5, 2019

Young people age 18 and under will be admitted free to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 as a way to introduce more youth to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up John Bright reveives Van's $750 "Golden Ticket"... donates to ENP

Eagle's Nest Projects
December 17, 2019

This was the year of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' at Van's Aircraft with Charlie being played by none other than our very own John Bright (johnbright...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-11-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,250
Posted By Special Delivery
Your search is over...

Not a tall list at all... exactly as you described and is available in central Florida now (we'll swap out the installed HDX for a new 10" Touch and lower the price 1k). Give Scott Malcomb a call:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,644
Posted By Special Delivery
The old days are gone... New online Certification process

We recently completed the Certification process using FAAs new online application process, and yes, you'll need at least an average level of computer savvy to get through it without frustration. For...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-22-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,476
Posted By Special Delivery
An alternative solution for the budget minded......

An alternative solution for the budget minded...

$1.88 at Lowe's. A side benefit of these semi-hard chair tips is that the ends are slightly larger than the tube and provide some tactile feedback...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,010
Posted By Special Delivery
Aviation Nation - Bob Kelly is in need of our thoughts and prayers...

Bob Kelly (videobobk on VAF) is the President and Founder of Aviation Nation and is one of the early pioneers who paved the way for many of the RV-12 high school build programs in existence today. If...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,120
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) - Tyler Moats 1st Solo Flight

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)
November 14, 2019

Tyler Moats - 1st Solo Flight

After about 19 hours of flying, I (finally) soloed. All around, it was a pretty cool experience. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney HS (TX) / Party Time!!

Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney Aviation Academy (TX)
10/29/2019

The camaraderie at our McKinney campus is nothing short of inspiring. Building an airplane at McKinney is truly a family affair and...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-13-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By Special Delivery
Bruce, Welcome to VAF... the world wide brain...

Bruce,

Welcome to VAF... the world wide brain trust for all things RV.

Already mentioned, there are multipls of every model RV based at Conroe, and if they don't have a -3, I'll bring one. Just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) - Valarie Meyer 1st SOLO

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI)
9/5/2019

Valarie Meyer - 1st Solo Flight (RV-12)

My solo was the most exhilarating experience I've ever had. Being up in the air and doing it all on my own...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,606
Posted By Special Delivery
Thank you for the kind words, Andrew. A new...

Thank you for the kind words, Andrew. A new website is in the works.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,606
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI) - Magnus Schoreder 1st SOLO

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central HS (WI)
8/8/2019

Magnus Schoreder - 1st SOLO FLIGHT

When Mr.Lund jumped out of the plane and I was going through the checklist to get started on my own, I felt...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-17-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 951
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Van's Factory RV-12iS scheduled to attend the 6th Annual SW Wisconsin RV-12 Fly-In

Just in from Jim Senft, Eagle's Nest Project Director at Central HS (WI)

Two (2) Van's factory RV-12iS are scheduled to attend the SW Wisconsin RV-12 Meeting/Fly-In...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,429
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Travis Senft - 1st Solo on his 16th Birthday

Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)
July 4th, 2019

Travis Senft completes 1st Solo Flight on his 16th Birthday

"He can't drive... but he sure can fly" -Mickey Ferguson,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Clear Sprinhs HS (TX) Lands at Top Golf

Eagle's Nest Projects - Clear Springs HS (TX) Lands at Top Golf
June 27, 2019

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-vzjWcdz/0/139793f0/L/DSC_3395x-L.jpg

The Clear Creek Education Foundation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,429
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery HS (TX) completes their 2nd RV-12

Eagle's Nest Projects
Montgomery High School (TX) Completes their 2nd RV-12
6/17/2019

Joe Waltz
- ENP Program Director - Montgomery HS

---------------------------------------------

We now have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,303
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - 1st Flight RV-12iS / Clear Springs HS (TX)

Eagle's Nest Projects
Clear Springs HS (TX)
1st Flight / RV-12iS N922EN s/n: 121088

5-27-2019

On this beautiful Memorial Day, Bruce Bohannon, Eagle's Nest Director and professional test pilot,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,665
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Clear Springs HS (TX) completes their 5th RV-12

Eagle's Nest Projects

Clear Springs High School (TX) completes their 5th RV-12
Moving to the airport this weekend / 1st flight scheduled for Mon/Tue

3rd Period Class -...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Mallory Rhodes / EAA Ray Aviation Scholorship Winner

Joe Waltz - Project Director
Montgomery High School (TX)

Link> EAA Ray Aviation Scholorship...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,671
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney HS (TX) - NBC_DFW Ch5 Education Feature

Eagle's Nest Projects - McKinney Aviation Academy (TX)
February 7, 2019

Video-
NBC_DFW Ch5 Features McKinney Aviation Academy
Morning Intro...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,710
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery HS (TX) - A little fun in the shop

Eagle's Nest Projects - Montgomery HS (TX)
February 7, 2019

Video-...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,857
Posted By Special Delivery
FAA Registration

Not to worry... the team of ladies at the FAA Aircraft Registration Branch are on the job and will take good care of you. Recent experience:
12-28-18 - Paperwork mailed USPS Priority
01-01-19 -...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,990
Posted By Special Delivery
Not with AF-1... but close

Eagle's Nest Projects RV-12 - Preferred Parking at Space Center Houston

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,383
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Spotlight on Jim Senft (Central HS, WI)

Spotlight on Jim Senft
Eagle's Nest Projects - Program Director, Central High School (WI)

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Misc-Photos/i-LgbtTpb/0/35409af5/L/Central-High-10x-L.jpg

Jim Senf is a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,535
Posted By Special Delivery
Bruce Bohannon - Contact Info Email:...

Bruce Bohannon - Contact Info

Email: flyalegend@gmail.com

Cell: 281-889-8078
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 756
Posted By Special Delivery
Eagle's Nest Projects - Feature Display - 2018 Wings Over Houston

Wings Over Houston Airshow
Eagle's Nest Projects
October-2018

Students from Clear Springs High School and Montgomery High School displayed their 'student built' Eagle's Nest aircraft at the 2018...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By Special Delivery
Fond Memories All...

Aha yes, the RV-1 restoration project brings back many fond memories... from the early days of purchasing the RV-1 from Ted Filer and your generous offer to build and maintain the RV-1 website to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By Special Delivery
Tate Reeves - Van's RV-1 Restoration Team Member

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Tater...

YOU 'DA...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-27-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,445
Posted By Special Delivery
Damian, Riveting the F-01224 floor panels to the...

Damian,
Riveting the F-01224 floor panels to the F-001204D is indeed a difficult task to accomplish with a "Main Squeeze" or any other brand hand squeezer. The best/correct tool for this job is an...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-04-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,600
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Rivet Gun / Quick Change Spring - A Better Mouse Trap?

There's something to be learned in every shop... professional and shade-tree. Today, while visiting a shop at KLVJ where they were restoring a T-6, I ran across this... an alternative to the 'quick...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,984
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Rachel Senft (WI) receives her PPL

Monday - 8/20/2018
Eagle's Nest Projects - Central High School (WI)

Rachel Senft receives her Private Pilot License
-In the Airplane (RV-12) she helped...
Forum: Reviews 08-21-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,437
Posted By Special Delivery
Bruce Bohannon - Contact Info

Bruce Bohannon - Contact Info

Facebook >> HERE (https://www.facebook.com/Flyin-Tiger-Flying-School-371630299514622/)

Email: flyalegend@gmail.com

Cell: 281-889-8078
Forum: Texas (South) 07-02-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Special Delivery
Total Aircraft Services at Pearland Regional...

Total Aircraft Services at Pearland Regional (KLVJ) (http://www.totalaircraftservices.com/)
Kirk Taylor, Owner

On any given day there's at least one RV in their shop receiving a condition...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,569
Posted By Special Delivery
"Bear Force One" (EN-19 Montgomery High School)...

"Bear Force One" (EN-19 Montgomery High School) was naked at the event... scheduled for paint at GLO Custom Aircraft Painting (http://www.glocustom.com/) (52F) the first week of June. Bear Force One...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,569
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - EN-19 Montgomery HS (TX) - Inaugural 1st Flight

Eagle's Nest Projects
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - KCXO

Montgomery High School (TX) celebrates the inaugural 1st flight of "Bear Force One". The celebration was a community event with over 200 in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By Special Delivery
-received from Alex McGonegal and posted here at...

-received from Alex McGonegal and posted here at his request /reb

To my VAF friends and supporters,

I have done many things at Central High School. I have made friends, learned about the world...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By Special Delivery
Thumbs up Eagle's Nest Projects - Alex McGonegal 1st Solo - Central High School (WI)

-Text msg received from Jim Senft, ENP Program Director at Central high school, Westosha, WI.
?Ernie, we?re having a problem keeping fuel in the tank of our RV-12, Falcon-1. It goes through the...
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