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Forum: Reviews 09-11-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,037
Posted By lightning
QT

I love my QT Halo! now i'm sure mine hasn't seen quite the hours that they will see in the future, but i'm VERY pleased with them!! super quiet, super comfortable, super clear sound.

no...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-11-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 887,854
Posted By lightning
That's the same guy that got me hooked too!! ...

That's the same guy that got me hooked too!! John is gooood people!! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,761
Posted By lightning
if you're gonna use MEK use a respirator...

if you're gonna use MEK use a respirator...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,822
Posted By lightning
......i'd probably get better evals at work........

......i'd probably get better evals at work..... :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-03-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,897
Posted By lightning
Ken, anytime you need a hand feel free to let me...

Ken, anytime you need a hand feel free to let me know!

I'm in Jax as well, I work at VP-16 at NAS.. If I'm not flying I'm available to help you out

gimme a call and I'll happily come help...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-03-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,330
Posted By lightning
well, that certainly lays to rest a lot of...

well, that certainly lays to rest a lot of speculation. thanks for coming on and sharing the info with us! and even more thanks for maintaining an air of respect on this site!!

I'll definitely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,295
Posted By lightning
mine's at the end of this month!! :eek::D:cool:

mine's at the end of this month!! :eek::D:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By lightning
Flyinga, welcome to the VAF forums! you've come...

Flyinga,

welcome to the VAF forums! you've come across a great and very helpful group!!

having not been to the FWF yet, i can't say first hand, but from what I hear, the Van's FWF doesn't get many...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,420
Posted By lightning
Hey Chris, Great shots!! love the paint job!!! ...

Hey Chris,

Great shots!! love the paint job!!! Congrats on attracting the eyes of the camera savvy public!! :cool::cool:
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-31-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,138
Posted By lightning
update

from my post earlier.. direct from the Van's Aircraft Brochure that came with my -8 preview plans... on the page titled "Time and Money"

:eek::cool:

i know it's not an RV-8, and correct me if...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-31-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,138
Posted By lightning
i recall reading somewhere that an RV was done...

i recall reading somewhere that an RV was done and flying in 89 days...:eek:

i'll try to verify that.. i don't remember what model RV it was
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,830
Posted By lightning
wow

what a great shot!!! love that pic! :cool:

congrats on a successful first flight!! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,100
Posted By lightning
link works. thank God he escaped with out...

link works.

thank God he escaped with out serious injury
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,646
Posted By lightning
WOW!! praise God He walked away from that!!

WOW!! praise God He walked away from that!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,266
Posted By lightning
wow!!! :D lucky you!!

wow!!! :D lucky you!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,696
Posted By lightning
Cedar Key, (CDK) not great beach, but the FBO is...

Cedar Key, (CDK) not great beach, but the FBO is the local taxi driver, and she'll take you into town for some great restaurants.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,097
Posted By lightning
:D it's great to see Dana back in the air!!! ...

:D it's great to see Dana back in the air!!! :cool:
Forum: Texas (South) 04-14-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,493
Posted By lightning
Jim, I'll definitely swing by hooks!! I'm very...

Jim, I'll definitely swing by hooks!! I'm very interested to see your project! :cool:

I'll give you a call when I get in town!

Thanks,
Ian
Forum: Texas (South) 04-13-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,493
Posted By lightning
really? no one?

really? no one?
Forum: Texas (South) 04-10-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,493
Posted By lightning
Coming back to Houston again

I just got out of surgery, and I'll be in Houston for 2 weeks during recovery from April 17 till May 1.

I'd love to come meet yall and see your plane or project!! (probably won't fly.. as i'm in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,900
Posted By lightning
my prayers for a speedy recovery for Bob! best...

my prayers for a speedy recovery for Bob!

best of luck with pulling thru this! good people at Memorial Herman, he'll be well taken care of.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-04-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,648
Posted By lightning
wow!!

such a great video!! and i love the HD!! :D:D

keep 'em coming!!:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,147
Posted By lightning
:D

:D:D don't think you have a problem groundlooping..... at least not now
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,378
Posted By lightning
that's good people!:D

that's good people!:D
Forum: Northwest 03-25-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By lightning
should be moved to MID ATLANTIC... MD, DC, DE,...

should be moved to MID ATLANTIC... MD, DC, DE, VA etc.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-25-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,332
Posted By lightning
gosh i love that video.. i must watch it...

gosh i love that video.. i must watch it daily... got the link on my iphone for RVing while sitting in traffic :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-24-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,282
Posted By lightning
how was the noise? could you even use your...

how was the noise? could you even use your radio??

looks fun!! :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-24-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,164
Posted By lightning
yep, i cried. :cool: great story!! maybe he's...

yep, i cried. :cool:

great story!! maybe he's a kid you should try to keep in touch with, Lord only knows when he may need another "pick me up" flight
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,817
Posted By lightning
i clicked the link...... i KNEW i shouldn't...

i clicked the link...... i KNEW i shouldn't have.. :rolleyes:

i can't forget that dang song!! :mad:
:D
Forum: Texas (South) 03-22-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By lightning
oh man!! yeah i guess my timing is pretty bad! ...

oh man!! yeah i guess my timing is pretty bad! fortunately i'll be here till saturday morning!

i hope we can get some -8 time in friday!!
Forum: Texas (South) 03-22-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By lightning
call me if you wanna fly!! (832) 860-3239 or...

call me if you wanna fly!! (832) 860-3239
or email: ian.mcqueen@me.com
Forum: Texas (South) 03-22-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By lightning
Vans head in Houston

I got gas money and would love to go joy ride!!

i just got in today, and will be here till next saturday! :D
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,088
Posted By lightning
wow! that's pretty neat! i like the thought...

wow! that's pretty neat! i like the thought of carrying surfboards!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-09-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,591
Posted By lightning
wow really looks great!! how hard is it to get...

wow really looks great!!

how hard is it to get the iPod out if you wanna add new songs or change a playlist?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
:D I really appreciate all the responses on this...

:D

I really appreciate all the responses on this thread and all the PM's. So much encouragement. thank yall so much.

Roy, it's so good to just let his love flow from his word. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
well after this most recent development, I called...

well after this most recent development, I called my LPO, and told him how hard it was, and that I would have a leave chit sitting on his desk tomorrow morning. I apologized, and said, "No offense...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
Kirk, you're to good to me!! you met Jenna, heck...

Kirk, you're to good to me!!

you met Jenna, heck you took her in her 1st RV flight and flew her first aerobatics!!
i don't know how I can still be so devastated... I talked to her a few hours...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
NO WAY!!! You're daughter is Leah Kohler?!?!?!?...

NO WAY!!! You're daughter is Leah Kohler?!?!?!? what a small world!!!

hahahaha i just talked to her a few days ago about getting my busted left collarbone fixed!! she's my flight surgeon!! ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
TODR and Terry, I do love flying, but please...

TODR and Terry,

I do love flying, but please understand I'm not out to be unsafe. I haven't been behind the controls of a plane, as PIC, since this happened. I know how distracting mental anguish,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
webb, following some great advice... i've posted...

webb, following some great advice...
i've posted a few feelers out there... :D, and offered up some gas $$
and spending lots of time at the feet of Jesus..
also planning a trip to visit the family,...
Forum: Florida (North) 03-06-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,378
Posted By lightning
RV prospective builder / fanatic, looking for some friends

anyone?? i'm just looking for some friends, and people to share a love of flying with... and I'm always willing to split gas $$ for a flight :cool:
Forum: Midwest 03-06-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,198
Posted By lightning
Anyone wanna swing by Jax, FL?? or anyone from...

Anyone wanna swing by Jax, FL?? or anyone from Florida going?? I'll split gas and would love to go!!

if so gimme a call, (832) 860-3239, Ian
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,597
Posted By lightning
God Blessed Texas :cool: great shot!!

God Blessed Texas :cool:

great shot!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
Talk therapy

because i don't wanna type it all back up i'll summarize it like this:

I don't think i need pills.
Mom's a Doc, she doesn't think i need them
I don't know many people here in Jax, and being lonely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
dang. i just typed a bunch of stuff and lost it.

dang. i just typed a bunch of stuff and lost it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,458
Posted By lightning
Question am i risking my medical?

I've recently gone thru a pretty rough..... experience, and over the past month i've been struggling, and it's gotten pretty hard. I know that anti-depressants can be prescribed for short terms to...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-03-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,377
Posted By lightning
Talking Dakota Queen

is one great lookin -8!! I like the paint scheme! Well done my friend, well done!!

I'll be home for good in November, and i certainly hope to go fly with you again in that beautiful bird!!

(hope...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-27-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,889
Posted By lightning
Kirk Groves flew his -8 down to visit me, even...

Kirk Groves flew his -8 down to visit me, even though he was skirting the DC SFRA, he was getting GS in excess of 230.. :cool:

with 3" letters still legal in the SFRA.
Forum: Southeast 02-26-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By lightning
I'm in Jax, borrow a plane from work, fly to NAS...

I'm in Jax, borrow a plane from work, fly to NAS JAX and i'll pick you up. RV8180 is building an -8 with an AIO-390 Catto 3 blade composite.. good looking plane, wiring panel now.

call me, (832)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 182,638
Posted By lightning
that quote is painted on the wall in hangar 1000...

that quote is painted on the wall in hangar 1000 at NAS JAX. and i love to read it everyday walking into work :cool:
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-24-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,889
Posted By lightning
and i'm permanently moving back to MD in...

and i'm permanently moving back to MD in november, and would love to commute to College Park (KCGS), from St. Mary's Regional (K2W6).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,537
Posted By lightning
i had to stop training for a while because of a...

i had to stop training for a while because of a military deployment, and i start flying again on monday, (next monday)... anyway i'm currently at 32 hours and i only have 8 flights left till my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,212
Posted By lightning
CONGRATS!!! :cool: i'll hit you up in a few...

CONGRATS!!! :cool:



i'll hit you up in a few short years for a tungsten bar and some clecos!! :D:D

Brian, thanks for kicking this off!! :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,212
Posted By lightning
i'd like to respectfully withdraw my name from...

i'd like to respectfully withdraw my name from the hat.. there are currently guys building (or at least closer to building than me).


i agree "pay it forward" great idea!! :D

(maybe i can be the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,212
Posted By lightning
haha, not me!! i'm here everyday!! helps keep...

haha, not me!! i'm here everyday!! helps keep me sane :D:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,212
Posted By lightning
i'll throw my name in that hat!! i'm in the...

i'll throw my name in that hat!!

i'm in the collecting tools/preparing work space stage...


even though i'm throwing my name in the hat, i agree with Gieco, it's your prize!! :cool:

i appreciate...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-04-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 264,869
Posted By lightning
i really wanna see that bird in person!! what a...

i really wanna see that bird in person!! what a monster it is!

thanks for the pics! :cool:
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-03-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,453
Posted By lightning
WOW

beautiful!! what an awesome experience!! it really is great motivation!! :D:cool:
Forum: Reviews 01-03-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,818
Posted By lightning
seriously? or watching to much CSI? :p

seriously? or watching to much CSI? :p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,270
Posted By lightning
these may...

these may help

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=37176&highlight=Cross+wind

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=29873&highlight=Cross+wind

good luck
Forum: Reviews 01-02-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,818
Posted By lightning
according to the website... i don't know what...

according to the website...



i don't know what the green LED's are for. :confused:
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 01-02-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,978
Posted By lightning
so today i was over at RV8180's house checking...

so today i was over at RV8180's house checking out the status of his -8 and discussing all things aviation....

and i was so excited to tell him about flying your -8, and telling about how Jenna...
Forum: Texas (North) 01-01-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,621
Posted By lightning
i can't wait to come home to texas :cool: it...

i can't wait to come home to texas :cool:


it could be years :(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,644
Posted By lightning
agreed!!! :D:D:D

agreed!!! :D:D:D
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