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Forum: Tools 08-01-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By donaziza
Question Hi Matt, like it, but do you have "this" problem??

nice but you need to work for more precision on jaws ...
for exemple : impossible to catch paper , the gripper jaws do not touch each other
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,889
Posted By donaziza
Question Just wondering

I don't suppose anybody is really gonna know the answer to this, but I was wondering if the WW II P-40 Warhawk ever had problems, what with that big mouth and all the teeth painted on the nose. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-31-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By donaziza
Hey Ron, I see you never got my message. Just as...

Hey Ron, I see you never got my message. Just as well, about half way between Chatanooga and Nashville, it started to get awfully hazy. Not that I can't fly IFR, but the plane is not legal for it,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-31-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By donaziza
Ok, Ron, I see you're still not on line. I'm...

Ok, Ron, I see you're still not on line. I'm headed for the airport. And then to M91. (Its 11:35 right now,) You've got my phone number. If you're there, you're there. If not, then I'll just have...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-30-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By donaziza
"Maybe" tomorrow--Saturday, July 31??

Hi Ron, I was surprised that you were still interested in seeing other 8's. Tomorrow is Saturday, July 31. Wx is supposed to be VFR. I can't promise yet (til tomorrow), but if you're interested,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By donaziza
Hey Karl, I know what a Hornet is, but what's a...

Hey Karl, I know what a Hornet is, but what's a scooter??:cool::cool:

Oh, Ok, I just looked it up. Its an A-4, same thing John McCain flew. (They didn't call them scooters in my day, but then my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By donaziza
What works for you?? I just assumed you were...

What works for you?? I just assumed you were retired, but it says you're a Mil/Gov? You're a General commanding a Marine base?? So maybe you gotta work??
Just looking at the Weather. Out of the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By donaziza
What airport works best for you? (And then of...

What airport works best for you? (And then of course, it never stops raining here in ATL.---so that might screw things up a bit.)

An RV 8 is a bit of a baby P-51. If your honey doesn't like...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By donaziza
I live in Atlanta. Tennessee is not that far...

I live in Atlanta. Tennessee is not that far away. BUT, I can only fly you, wasn't a builder. I'm guessing you're looking for a builder??:D:D

HA!! I'm an old crusty marine too. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By donaziza
Red face BFR due August--Need an instructor-Atlanta area

Hi guys, I need my BFR next month, August. The guy I had been going to the last 6 years has retired. Anybody know someone within or near the greater Atlanta area?? (I've got my LODA)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By donaziza
Maybe this is a dumb question, but if you're...

Maybe this is a dumb question, but if you're below 10000 feet, and the fires are in the mountains, could it get kinda smoky in your cockpit?? Or perhaps fresh air for your engine?? Just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,640
Posted By donaziza
Paul, See the link in 112, just above you. Its...

Paul, See the link in 112, just above you. Its from Jack Pelton, Head of EAA. Answers a lot of questions. I know it answered mine, about a CFI for my BFR next month.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,640
Posted By donaziza
Hey Dave, My BFR is due next month, August. I...

Hey Dave, My BFR is due next month, August. I just found out, the guy who was giving them to me retired. You got any names of who you use??

Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,640
Posted By donaziza
Yeah, that's the name of the guy who sent me...

Yeah, that's the name of the guy who sent me mine. Maybe he just forgot. I'll call him tomorrow.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,640
Posted By donaziza
Mine showed up today too, from the Atlanta FSDO. ...

Mine showed up today too, from the Atlanta FSDO. I was all happy.
Then I noticed this:

FSDO Manager Signature FSDO Date

Right above, where it says "FSDO Manager Signature"?
There's no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,640
Posted By donaziza
I'm based 2 doors down from EAA 690.; If there's...

I'm based 2 doors down from EAA 690.;

If there's a few of us, we should all get together and have a few RV beers. Maybe an RV burger too.

I'm at 678 807 6161

Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,640
Posted By donaziza
Hi Dave, Didn't realize there was another RV'er...

Hi Dave, Didn't realize there was another RV'er so close. You're just down 400 from me. I'm in Cumming. Based at LZU. Where you based??:):)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-14-2021, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,929
Posted By donaziza
Pictures??:cool:

Pictures??:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 01:35 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,640
Posted By donaziza
I sent my LODA last Saturday, the10th. via their...

I sent my LODA last Saturday, the10th. via their special email. Should come from the Atlanta FSDO. Nuutin:mad::confused::p:( Got a BFR coming up in August. Maybe I'll get it by then. But...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By donaziza
Click on the link in post 4 above. When you get...

Click on the link in post 4 above. When you get there, click on Ron's post 12. 4 feet.

This is particularly a problem if you're flying formation, as one's throttle has to be loose enough to go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By donaziza
Click on the link in post 4 above. When you get...

Click on the link in post 4 above. When you get there, read Ron Schreck's post 12. 4 feet.
Forum: California 07-02-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By donaziza
You probably know this--I'm just trying to be a...

You probably know this--I'm just trying to be a nice guy here---but just in case maybe you don't know, being from the Netherlands, CA means California, and NV means Nevada. Lake Tahoe is very very...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-20-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,972
Posted By donaziza
I bought my 8 already built. I don't know squat...

I bought my 8 already built. I don't know squat about maintaining it, so I use a mechanic for virtually everything. He's got his own RV, and works on a lot of other RV's, so he knows his...
Forum: GPS 06-08-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By donaziza
Gary, how wide is your tablet? Obviously 8"...

Gary, how wide is your tablet? Obviously 8" tall. I'm presently using a Nexus 9, ie 9" tall, 6" wide. But it may not last too much longer. ( I googled it, but I'm not finding the width)
Forum: Safety 06-05-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,087
Posted By donaziza
Shoot---I don't think I want to fly with...

Shoot---I don't think I want to fly with you:D:D:D
Seriously, what kinds of airplanes were your 2 engine failures in? RV's?
Forum: Safety 06-04-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,087
Posted By donaziza
Really interesting. Here's my results---and I'm...

Really interesting. Here's my results---and I'm respectfully not pushing this on anybody, this is just me.
I regularly practice this about every 6 months. (Had originally done this at altitude of...
Forum: California 06-03-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By donaziza
Hey Bryan, Also, per posts 7, 8 &9, about...

Hey Bryan, Also, per posts 7, 8 &9, about renting a car---I'm seeing on the news (many times now) that renting a car is ridiculously expensive now, IF you can even get one. Reason---because of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,038
Posted By donaziza
2 guys above suggested adding 2 turns, another...

2 guys above suggested adding 2 turns, another one said 4 turns. Obviously a rotating knob mixture control. What's the prevailing wisdom, where you've got a throttle quadrant, and the mixture...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,087
Posted By donaziza
Guy lives in Hawaii. Maybe he could get the...

Guy lives in Hawaii. Maybe he could get the navy to put it on an aircraft carrier:D:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,259
Posted By donaziza
Or somebody stole his fuel?? Norman, was it...

Or somebody stole his fuel?? Norman, was it parked outside??
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-13-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,548
Posted By donaziza
I badly wanted to get one. But here's what I...

I badly wanted to get one. But here's what I discovered. Even with the backrest cushion out, my knees still tended to be under the bottom of the instrument panel. And then, I've also got...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-07-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 77,500
Posted By donaziza
From experience (!000+ hours in my 8), best take...

From experience (!000+ hours in my 8), best take away here is to look at the end of the runway just before you touchdown, not right in front of you. You look at the cement in front of you, you will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,377
Posted By donaziza
GEEZ, That is one adorable puppy.:)

GEEZ, That is one adorable puppy.:)
Forum: International 04-12-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,750
Posted By donaziza
Ouch, ouch, and OUCH.

Ouch, ouch, and OUCH.
Forum: International 04-11-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,750
Posted By donaziza
Ok, you've teased us----now you gotta make a...

Ok, you've teased us----now you gotta make a video of either lowering the plane outside the hangar, or raising it up.:D (pushing $10 a gallon for gas?? OUCH:eek:
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-10-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,860
Posted By donaziza
Yeah Vlad,---I was wondering about your move...

Yeah Vlad,---I was wondering about your move also. But I thought you were in Wyoming. What made you leave New York?? Did you retire??:):)
Forum: The RV Grin 03-27-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By donaziza
Rob, What is that Doofinkee on the side of your...

Rob, What is that Doofinkee on the side of your fuselage, just above the blue stripe, just outboard of your buddy's left hand??? :confused::confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By donaziza
OK----Sounds good. But how are you actually...

OK----Sounds good. But how are you actually testing them? Just pushing on your pedals?? To see if it goes down??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 24,411
Posted By donaziza
Now that's FUNNY.:D:D:D Navy, or...

Now that's FUNNY.:D:D:D Navy, or Marine??

Ah-h-h, I just noticed you're in Canada. So I guess not US Navy, or Marine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,753
Posted By donaziza
I was once a passenger in an Eastern Airlines...

I was once a passenger in an Eastern Airlines A-300 Airbus. This plane was about the same size as a B-767. We were landing in Atlanta. I was pretty much in the back of the plane, when suddenly, I...
Forum: ADS-B 03-22-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,896
Posted By donaziza
They sell your data (who, what, where you...

They sell your data (who, what, where you are).

Who would buy it??? Who cares???
Forum: ADS-B 03-22-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,896
Posted By donaziza
OK, I gotta ask---How does FlightAware make its...

OK, I gotta ask---How does FlightAware make its money?:confused: Why are they even there??:confused::confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,753
Posted By donaziza
I slip my 8 all the time with full flaps. ...

I slip my 8 all the time with full flaps. BUT--at least on "my" plane, it starts shuttering at 71 KIAS. (About 81.6 if you're in MPH) So I don't get slower than the 71 Kts obviously.
Forum: ADS-B 03-22-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,896
Posted By donaziza
I've got a uAvionix 978 UAT, and a Garmin 327...

I've got a uAvionix 978 UAT, and a Garmin 327 transponder. Two weeks ago, my local tower "was" reporting that all they could see on their radar, (for me), "was ping". Couldn't figure out what was...
Forum: ADS-B 03-21-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,896
Posted By donaziza
Flight Aware--Good/Bad

Got a question for you guys about FlightAware. Now don't everyone jump on me, I'm just politely asking. Seems like a great big invasion of privacy of a private VFR operator to me. If you read...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,718
Posted By donaziza
Hey Paul, Thanx for the info on this. Been...

Hey Paul, Thanx for the info on this. Been wanting to go there for about a year now, but figured the restaurants would all be closed due to covid. (Bit of a trek from Atlanta) Now I'm gonna go ...
Forum: Northeast 02-27-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,846
Posted By donaziza
Anybody got a picture of what it looks like in...

Anybody got a picture of what it looks like in summer?? Sure looks pretty there.
Forum: Southeast 02-15-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By donaziza
Gil, PM sent

Gil, PM sent
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-23-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,365
Posted By donaziza
Question Kitty in pilot's garb

Hey David, How'd you do the pic of your kitty in the pilots outfit?? Like to do that with my kitty.:rolleyes: Or is it a trick picture??
Forum: Tools 01-20-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,784
Posted By donaziza
I bought mine at W--mart. Its awful.

I bought mine at W--mart. Its awful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,191
Posted By donaziza
When people see my 8, they ask, "did you build...

When people see my 8, they ask, "did you build it"? I always answer " No, if I built it, you wouldn't wanna fly in it, and neither would I":D:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,572
Posted By donaziza
Oil too cold--can't install oil cooler shutter

Hi guys, I'm a non builder. My 8 has an ECI IO 360. Three days ago, I was up at altitude, and my oil temp was only 137*. (OAT was 34*F) A number of years back, I had one of those oil cooler...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,668
Posted By donaziza
Age??

Might wanna consider one's age also. I was going to outfit my 8 IFR. But at the time, I was maybe 73--74. It was going to cost me some 22 to $23000 bux--I wanted a lot of redundancy if anything...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,484
Posted By donaziza
Love listening to the Italian from the girl in...

Love listening to the Italian from the girl in the tower. Very sexy:rolleyes::rolleyes: And yeah, The background there is really pretty. Would love to visit sometime.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,129
Posted By donaziza
Sure---If you wanna text me, my cell is 404 550...

Sure---If you wanna text me, my cell is 404 550 2163
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,129
Posted By donaziza
Pictures

Hi David, Could you maybe post some pictures?? Or if you're picture challenged, as me, just send some to my email. (I've got the same problem on my 8. Tried the shutter trick. Wouldn't fit. ...
Forum: Safety 12-08-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By donaziza
Hi Sid, Is that the $159 model you have??

Hi Sid, Is that the $159 model you have??
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-04-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By donaziza
I've got both a Dynon 180, and a Garmin 496. ...

I've got both a Dynon 180, and a Garmin 496. When I first got the airplane back in 2013, I had it on a on the ground compass rose---twice. After that, I just gave up.:rolleyes::rolleyes: Usually...
Forum: Safety 12-04-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,163
Posted By donaziza
If you fly at night, please have a back up...

If you fly at night, please have a back up artificial horizon, airspeed, and altimeter---just in case.:eek::eek:
Forum: Safety 11-01-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,412
Posted By donaziza
I think I understand. Mine is Garmin pilot on a...

I think I understand. Mine is Garmin pilot on a tablet, not a 660. But my target trend lines don't reach like on yours from 6 miles away to just behind your plane. I "think" there's some sort of...
Forum: Safety 11-01-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,412
Posted By donaziza
For RV8JD Post 9

"""And BTW, I love Garmin's Target Trend vectors. They are extremely helpful in showing the relative track of traffic in relation to your airplane."""

Hi Carl. Look at your own "Target Trend...
Forum: Safety 10-17-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,504
Posted By donaziza
Ah-h, I think I see what you mean. I'll check...

Ah-h, I think I see what you mean. I'll check mine tomorrow. Thanx
Forum: Safety 10-16-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,504
Posted By donaziza
Yes sir--pictures as soon as you can sir. Mine...

Yes sir--pictures as soon as you can sir. Mine is a 2008 RV 8, and I didn't build it. Pictures worth a thousand words.
Forum: Safety 10-12-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By donaziza
Neat, Thanx Carl. I plugged this in to my...

Neat, Thanx Carl. I plugged this in to my smaller tablet that I carry along for NOAA weather, flight service, vans air force ADDS Wx, Flight service, ETC. etc. when going cross country. Have a...
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