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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs Today, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By FlyingBanker
Nicely done! Hit the dot right on the money.

Nicely done! Hit the dot right on the money.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-03-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,427
Posted By FlyingBanker
I don't know where the problem lies, but I have...

I don't know where the problem lies, but I have experienced it. Was running about 300 rpm low. Tried everything that has already been suggested to no avail. Fortunately, was planning a panel...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-31-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,803
Posted By FlyingBanker
I spoke with the pilot, Luke. We talked about our...

I spoke with the pilot, Luke. We talked about our RVs. Didnít get his last name, but he says heís on VAF too.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-31-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By FlyingBanker
Barnstormers Grill at GA2 Peach State Aerodrome...

Barnstormers Grill at GA2 Peach State Aerodrome south of Atlanta is a good spot. Lots of history at the field and great food at the restaurant. EAA690 has a pancake breakfast the first Sat of each...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-22-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By FlyingBanker
Relatively new to Oshkosh, so want to be...

Relatively new to Oshkosh, so want to be considerate and respectful. 1st time at OSH was '19 and we camped in HBC. This year, due to health concerns for my wife, we are not camping, but are staying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By FlyingBanker
Paul, I bought your book, but itís the Kindle...

Paul, I bought your book, but itís the Kindle version on my iPad. Donít reckon you can autograph that. But I am looking forward to just saying hi.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By FlyingBanker
Got mine yesterday.

Got mine yesterday.
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,738
Posted By FlyingBanker
Not gonna be staying in HBC this year, but flying...

Not gonna be staying in HBC this year, but flying in commercial and staying in the dorms (better for my wife's health issues). But planning to spend some time hanging out in HBC. Hope to see you...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-12-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By FlyingBanker
PM sent to you.

PM sent to you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By FlyingBanker
Info here:...

Info here: https://www.eaa.org/airventure/plan-your-eaa-airventure-trip/guest-services/shipping-services
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By FlyingBanker
Dodged some scattered storm cells around Lake...

Dodged some scattered storm cells around Lake Oconee in central Georgia yesterday afternoon.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By FlyingBanker
Thanks - I should have caught that. ...

Thanks - I should have caught that. Congratulations to them as well!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By FlyingBanker
EAA Founder's Innovation Prize Grand Championship

The EAA judges have chosen the top five finalists to present their solutions for lowering the in-flight loss-of-control accident rate in a Shark Tank-style program during An Evening With Innovators...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By FlyingBanker
Iím based at a grass strip in my 6A. Iíve had no...

Iím based at a grass strip in my 6A. Iíve had no issues. I did get the Antisplat Aero Nose Job to strengthen the nose gear leg. Use very good soft field takeoff and landing technique every time, even...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,819
Posted By FlyingBanker
Ed, I think this update is just for non-touch...

Ed, I think this update is just for non-touch G3X. Most current version for G3X Touch is still 8.81 according to the website.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,935
Posted By FlyingBanker
Our first visit to Oshkosh was in 2019. We flew...

Our first visit to Oshkosh was in 2019. We flew in my new-to-me RV6A and camped in homebuilt camping. It was an adventure and a bucket list item for me, but with my wife's health issues, was not an...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-09-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By FlyingBanker
I ordered these from Amazon and they work great...

I ordered these from Amazon and they work great attached to the ASA Easy Out bar in my 6A. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-02-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 151,274
Posted By FlyingBanker
For the callout for minimums, it would be useful...

For the callout for minimums, it would be useful to have a callout at minimums plus 100' to give time to arrest the descent to avoid busting minimums if distracted by other workload tasks on the IFR...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,825
Posted By FlyingBanker
Good news from the CDC today. "Fully vaccinated...

Good news from the CDC today. "Fully vaccinated Americans can participate in indoor and outdoor activities, large or small, without wearing a mask or physical distancing." Dr. Rochelle Walensky,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,509
Posted By FlyingBanker
Flew with my wife to KLZU for the EAA 690 monthly...

Flew with my wife to KLZU for the EAA 690 monthly pancake breakfast. Nice morning flight and made some new friends. Great turnout.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-30-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,519
Posted By FlyingBanker
Ditto my 6A - 2700' grass home strip, so many...

Ditto my 6A - 2700' grass home strip, so many landings and takeoffs from that strip in the past 2.5 years with standard wheel pants. I did wind up with a cracked bracket on the nose wheel pant that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By FlyingBanker
See thread here: ...

See thread here: https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=194870
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 04-28-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 24,926
Posted By FlyingBanker
We flew my newly purchased 6A from Livermore, CA...

We flew my newly purchased 6A from Livermore, CA to central Georgia a couple of years ago. We did 3hr max legs, 2 legs per day (we were in winter so not wanting any night flights). We went southern...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,259
Posted By FlyingBanker
Rider took his first ride with me in the RV when...

Rider took his first ride with me in the RV when he had just turned 4.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,259
Posted By FlyingBanker
Flew to Greenville, SC to pick up our 6yr-old...

Flew to Greenville, SC to pick up our 6yr-old grandson and fly him back to Lake Oconee to spend the weekend with my wife and me. Iíll fly him back home tomorrow evening. Turns a 6 hour round trip...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-22-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By FlyingBanker
See here: ...

See here: https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=194552
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By FlyingBanker
I use these in my 6A. ...

I use these in my 6A. https://www.rvplasticparts.com/product-page/headset-holder
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By FlyingBanker
But they are still listed in the Advertisers...

But they are still listed in the Advertisers Index as NationAir Insurance.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-20-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By FlyingBanker
It was on p.2 of the section of RV-14 plans here:...

It was on p.2 of the section of RV-14 plans here: https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/RV-14_50.pdf
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-19-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By FlyingBanker
Thanks - exactly what I needed.

Thanks - exactly what I needed.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-17-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By FlyingBanker
Trying to find a Vans part

Iím trying to find a part shown in the RV-14 plans that I want to use on my cabin heat cable attachment on my RV-6A. Picture attached shows part number VA-181-1, but that is not found on Vans site....
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-06-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By FlyingBanker
I now have 195 hrs on my RV-6A that I purchased...

I now have 195 hrs on my RV-6A that I purchased just over 2 years ago. All of my prior experience before that was in Cessna 172s, a Piper Cherokee 180, and a Beech Musketeer. I love the RV handling...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-06-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By FlyingBanker
Tampa Area PIREP

Any thoughts on plusses or minuses of either KVDK or X39 as my choice of overnight in Tampa area? Fuel looks to be much cheaper at X39, but FBO hours show only open 8am - 4:30pm. I wouldn't be...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-05-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By FlyingBanker
Looking for a hangar

I'm hoping to find a hangar at either KVDF or X39 for night of 4/16/21. Going to SnF and hopping over there after the airshow on Friday. Hotel where I'm staying is equal distant between the two...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By FlyingBanker
Flew to Greenville, SC (KGMU) with my bride to...

Flew to Greenville, SC (KGMU) with my bride to have lunch with our daughter, son-in-law, and 6-yr old grandson at the Runway Cafe and watch him enjoy the aviation-themed playground. I may be biased,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By FlyingBanker
Sign me up for a pair for my 6A if you decide to...

Sign me up for a pair for my 6A if you decide to produce for sale.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,688
Posted By FlyingBanker
I'm not sure you're talking to the right person...

I'm not sure you're talking to the right person at EAA. We looked into this in 2019 because my wife was in the same situation. Bringing your own mobility scooter was absolutely allowed then. We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,688
Posted By FlyingBanker
Just outside the show grounds. Easy 5 minute...

Just outside the show grounds. Easy 5 minute walk.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-25-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,052
Posted By FlyingBanker
What about under the oil screen? Thatís where I...

What about under the oil screen? Thatís where I have the hardest time getting something in the tight space there to catch the oil when I pull the screen plug.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 943
Posted By FlyingBanker
Ed Wischmeyer

Great write up in the April issue of AOPA Pilot magazine about our very own Ed Wischmeyer and his work to advance aviation safety through his E3 exercises. Ed, Iím going to have to hop down to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,396
Posted By FlyingBanker
Flew over to KFFC to pick up a couple of needed...

Flew over to KFFC to pick up a couple of needed parts from Aircraft Spruce on Saturday. Gave the plane a nice bath and belly rub (wash and wax) after church on Sunday. Sheís looking good this...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-11-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By FlyingBanker
That's a 2022 Van's calendar photo there!

That's a 2022 Van's calendar photo there!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-27-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,826
Posted By FlyingBanker
In 2019 HBC was about as far away from the main...

In 2019 HBC was about as far away from the main area as it could be and still be on the airport grounds. Made me feel like Homebuilts werenít that important to the SNF folks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By FlyingBanker
I got same notice from Global, but my renewal...

I got same notice from Global, but my renewal rates wound up being very close to my prior year premium.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,117
Posted By FlyingBanker
+ 1 on satisfied MyFlightbook user.

+ 1 on satisfied MyFlightbook user.
Forum: Safety 02-04-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By FlyingBanker
Retrofit crotch strap mounting - RV-6A

My RV-6A was built with a four point harness system. I upgraded the belts to a five-point system (needed longer belts than Van's standard), but I don't know how to retrofit the mounting bracket for...
Forum: GPS 01-19-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By FlyingBanker
Garmin User Fields

For those of you with a Garmin GPS, what do you have set for the map user fields that you find most useful as information source? The defaults on mine are Distance, Track, Ground Speed, and Desired...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,259
Posted By FlyingBanker
Got some aviating in. On Sat, flew to KGMU to...

Got some aviating in. On Sat, flew to KGMU to finally celebrate Christmas with our daughter, son-in-law, and grandson. We were in isolation over the holidays since my wife was diagnosed COVID...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-31-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By FlyingBanker
Educational resource sought

Wondering if anyone has any good recommendations for resources to help me learn more about airplane electronic systems and be able to understand the wiring on my purchased RV-6A and diagnose...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-02-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 862,555
Posted By FlyingBanker
No attitude indicator? What am I missing?

No attitude indicator? What am I missing?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-07-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By FlyingBanker
Old pant is very beat up anyway, so ordering new...

Old pant is very beat up anyway, so ordering new one of that as well (U-813A-1 and U-813B-1) so those should work with the U-713C brackets, right?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-07-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By FlyingBanker
6A nose wheel pant attachment brackets

I remember reading something on here about a new attachment method for the nose gear rear wheel pant that does not require removing the axle blot and wheel to remove the rear pant. Iíve tried...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,348
Posted By FlyingBanker
I'll be sure to do that when I win it!

I'll be sure to do that when I win it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,348
Posted By FlyingBanker
That's OK. When I win it, I'm gonna fly it...

That's OK. When I win it, I'm gonna fly it anyway. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,348
Posted By FlyingBanker
See the AOPA sweepstakes RV-10:

See the AOPA sweepstakes RV-10:
Forum: Oregon 10-23-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,744
Posted By FlyingBanker
Been a fair amount of talk about the cons and all...

Been a fair amount of talk about the cons and all valid points that need to be well considered. We've lived on an airstrip for the past 6 1/2 years and love it. Small neighborhood with only 16...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,495
Posted By FlyingBanker
Flew up to the north Georgia mountains with my...

Flew up to the north Georgia mountains with my wife to see the leaves color change.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-15-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,593
Posted By FlyingBanker
PM Sent to you.

PM Sent to you.
Forum: Steam Gauges 10-14-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,720
Posted By FlyingBanker
What are you looking for? I have several that I...

What are you looking for? I have several that I took out of my panel when I upgraded. You could also try putting a WTB post in the Classifieds section here.
Forum: Southeast 10-06-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,955
Posted By FlyingBanker
It's just part of the annual personal property...

It's just part of the annual personal property tax obligation in Georgia - same process for boats, jet skis, and other watercraft too.
Forum: Southeast 10-05-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,955
Posted By FlyingBanker
Just got the property tax bill on my $75,000...

Just got the property tax bill on my $75,000 value plane based in Putnam County - approx $480. This will differ county by county depending on millage rate. Call the county tax office and ask them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,685
Posted By FlyingBanker
Last-minute decision late Sat afternoon to hop up...

Last-minute decision late Sat afternoon to hop up to Greenville, SC (KGMU) for a visit with our daughter and grandson at the aviation-themed playground at GMU. I love our time machine - what would...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-22-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,303
Posted By FlyingBanker
You all know this thread was just resurrected...

You all know this thread was just resurrected from 2018, right? Doug already has his commercial certificate, so I'm sure he's not looking anymore for info on chandelle entry speeds.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,984
Posted By FlyingBanker
Flew over the Lake Oconee, Georgia Trump 2020...

Flew over the Lake Oconee, Georgia Trump 2020 Boat Parade.
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