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Forum: RV-4 07-27-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 398,617
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up New Paint Job

Nice Bruno. I like the new paint job.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-11-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,794
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Crew Rv-8

Hi guys. It looks really good. Let me know when you get t shirts made.
Forum: RV-4 06-06-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,271
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs down RV-4 Auto Engine

All I can say is wow!!!
No chocks and no stick back and no emotion. That's one but ugly RV-4 and the cowl is not even on yet. My suggestion is get ride of the auto engine and put a Lycoming in her.
Forum: RV-4 05-13-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,880
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Landing the RV-4

The question was ask to Vans himself at the 40th Anniversary of the RV-4 at Oshkosh last year. What is the preferred method of landing the RV-4 and his answer was to three point it.

I have always...
Forum: Safety 02-12-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,679
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Engine Failure

Ok thanks Sam.
Forum: Safety 02-12-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,679
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Engine Failure

First of all glad you're ok. 300 feet and a turn back to land. I was always taught that is a recipe for disaster. The classic stall spin to the ground. I know I wouldn't get away with that in the 4....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-13-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 217,234
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Bullitt Mustang

I watch the bidding of it on You Tube and it went for 3.4 million US.
Went to another site and they said 3.78 million US.
Take your pick.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-01-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,397
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Fuel Tank

My brother and another AME fixed my leaky right fuel tank 2 years ago. Had to take it apart clean up all the old sealant, reseal and rerivet it. Then took it to an auto body paint shop to get it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,418
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 Slips

Don't worry about slipping the RV-4 with flaps. I've done it with no problem, works great.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-15-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Airshow

Awesome guys.
Forum: RV-4 08-09-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,254
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 Gathering

Thanks again Devin for organizing this event.. Lots of wonderful people in the RV community. Make sure you take care of Vans signature buddy.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-08-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,744
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Photo

Amazing photo Luca. Like everyone has said, it's a definite for the 2020 calendar. One of the best I've seen for sure.

Thanks for sharing buddy.
Forum: Safety 12-04-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,482
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Formation Takeoff

You wonder why aircraft insurance is so high. Close call I'd say.
Glad everything worked out.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-27-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,029
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Photo

Great photo Luca.

Looking forward to seeing you guys in this years calendar.
Forum: RV-10 11-19-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,257
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Fuel Caps

These are great. I have them on my RV-4.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Fuel Leak

My brother and his friend Johnathan Blais form Blais's Aeronautics did my right tank last fall and did an excellent job. Unfortunately they are located in Gatineau Quebec Canada which is to far away...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-14-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 37,509
Posted By eisnerrv4
Red line Accident

I didn't know Jon but talked to him occasionally on messenger. Very shocking to hear of his passing. Thoughts and Prayers go out to his family and Ken and his family.

RIP Jon
Forum: Painting your RV 10-03-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,909
Posted By eisnerrv4
Paint Job

Sorry it does nothing for me.

Just my opinion.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up First Flight

Hi Claude.
You mean CHTs not EGTs.

Congrats.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 65,853
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RTW Flight

Congratulations John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,998
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Trento Visit

Nice pictures. Looks like a good time had by all.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,998
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Trento Visit

I'm sure you guys had a great time. We sure enjoyed our visit in July of 2014.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-14-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 65,853
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RTW Flight

Thanks for the update John. I'll be watching.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,455
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Oshkosh Arrivals and Departures

I have been listening to comments about Oshkosh for the last week.
This is my opinion so don't take this the wrong way everyone.
When you fly your airplane to the busiest airport in the world for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 50,662
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Oshkosh Arrival

Saw this crazy event unfold on Flight Radar 24. Couldn't believe what I was seeing and the near misses by a couple hundred feet. I can't believe that there wasn't an accident and no one was...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-24-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 65,853
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RTW Flight

Hi John.

Just wanted to say that I'll be watching your flight across the Pacific back to California.

Safe travels.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,024
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4

Congratulations, nice looking 4. Love the choice in the airplane. Lol.
Many more enjoyable flights.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-27-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 65,853
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RTW Flight

Thanks buddy. Great pictures and video; really enjoyed it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,181
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Lockable Fuel Caps

I installed the caps in my RV-4 a couple of years ago and I'm very happy with them. As was already said put sealant on them and drop them in the hole. If you want the key straight up and down when...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-25-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,313
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Video

Looks great you guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV Checkout

Yanik Gregoire out of Moose Jaw owns an RV-4. He was the Snowbird Lead for the last couple of years. I think he's out of Cold Lake now. He may be able to help you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,658
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Halifax Visit

I'm out of Stanley(CCW4). It would be a good place to stop, runways are all good. The only problem is you would have to get someone to pick you up. I would do it but I'm up in Gatineau (CYND) getting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,745
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Visit

Been there done that.

Great visit July 2014 with my family. Beautiful place and a wonderful bunch there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up AeroTec Engines

I'll be seeing Jason this weekend at the Stanley Fly-in. Jason is the kind of guy that would give you a call personally.

I haven't heard anything bad about them. My friend just bought a Lycoming...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,778
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Baby

Hey congrats. Glad things turned out ok. You never know what's going to happen in the RV community.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-26-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By eisnerrv4
Condolences

Sorry for the passing of your father. My father is 85 and I'm very lucky to be able to do things still with him. I know someday I'll be in the same place as you.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-13-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Weather

The surface and upper Low are between Labrador and Southern Greenland. Good news is looking at the latest Satellite shot the Low is starting to weaken or what we call filling. Lots of breaks in the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-13-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,909
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Weather

I'm a professional weatherman. Just looked at the weather charts. May be stuck there for awhile. Might be a small window Monday July 17th.

Stay Safe.
Forum: RV-4 06-23-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,762
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV4 Purchase

If you find a good built RV-4 you won't go wrong. They're great airplanes. I sure love mine. Good luck and go for it.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-01-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,902
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Icing

Hi Wayne. I'm a professional weatherman so I'm not going to preach to you. Very simple rule when flying airplanes with no de-icing equipment. No where the Freezing Level is at all times, if you're...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-15-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,041
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Formation

Looking good you guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By eisnerrv4
Looking for a McCauley Propeller

Hey guy's. Thought I would ask, my brother is looking for a McCauley propeller #1C172 EM overhauled or new for his Cessna 172. His original 1963 has been stretched and filled down to the point that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,251
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Accident

Hey don't get me wrong here but isn't flying off of a frozen lake with melting ice and slushy water on top kind of risky. I didn't think rv's were made for this kind of flying.

Just my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-20-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,467
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-8 First Flight

Congrats Dennis. All the best in your test phase. Bring her down to Stanley(CCW4) NS sometime. Our Fly-In is always the Labor Day weekend.
Forum: California 11-30-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,519
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Partner

Airplane partnership is normally not a good thing.

My two cents worth.
Forum: Virtual Hangar 11-18-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,944
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-7 First Flight

Congratulations and enjoy your 7. I can tell you that the scenery is breathtaking. Was there with my family in July of 2014 and stopped in to visit Luca and his friends. Wonderful people and great...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-11-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,148
Posted By eisnerrv4
RV-10 Door

I'm not an RV-10 guy but correct me if I'm wrong. Was the door latch found to be operating correctly according to the investigators or am I reading this wrong.

Very sad news indeed. My condolences...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,775
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Oil Cooler Crack

Hi Luca.

That's a nasty looking crack. If you can, send pictures of your repair job when you're done. Have to look at mine next time my cowling is off.

Thanks buddy.
Forum: RV-4 10-31-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,124
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Fuel Drain

I also have problems with the fuel drains, they stick sometimes. As far as the draining of fuel from the gascolator there is no problem. With the fuel pump on it comes out really fast.
Forum: RV-4 10-06-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 Ferry Flight

Concur with Oly 100%.

Also keep in mind your weight and balance and C of G.
As you burn off fuel your C of G moves aft and you have to think about your trim.

Just adding my two cents in. Have a...
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,078
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-14

Ok Ron. Maybe will see you in Stanley next year in May for the breakfast Fly-in. Looking forward to seeing the 14 in person. Do you plan on keeping this one?
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,078
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-14

Congrats Ron. When are you bringing it to Stanley?
Forum: RV-4 08-24-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,083
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 Legs

Those are the long legs for sure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,115
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Retirement

Joe all the best in your fight against cancer. Enjoy your retirement and stay strong. Will be thinking about you.
Forum: International 08-13-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,671
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Northern Italy

Luca is based out of Trento Italy. About 21/2 hours from Milan. You can't find a nicer person than Luca. His friends are fantastic also. Worth the trip up to see them.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-15-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,314
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Singing and Aeros

Really enjoyed the video. Great singer and aeros not to bad either.

Thanks for sharing!!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-07-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,130
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-6

That's one beautiful airplane.
Forum: RV-3 06-06-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,797
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-3 Engine Choice

I have a O320 in my RV-4 and that's seems fine to me. Go with what Paul Dye says and you can't go wrong.

Always plenty of help on this site. Great RV community out there.
Forum: RV-4 06-02-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,764
Posted By eisnerrv4
RV-4 Crash in France

Sad to hear about this. Condolences to the family of the deceased and a speedy recovery to the person that survived. I would also be interested to the cause of the crash.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-30-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 40,222
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV-4 (Sweden)

Looking good Carl.

Have to take pictures and a video of your first flight.

Best of luck.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-12-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,642
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up RV Video

Nice video and music. Really enjoyed it. Love Europe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 118,439
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up SB 16-03-28

Just came back from the Stanley(CCW4) Airfield.
No cracks found.
RV-4 has 183 hours on her. I don't do aerobatics with her either.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-27-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,689
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Evening Flight

This video is priceless.
My wife says the same thing when I ask here "Do you want to take the stick and fly?''

Here reply is always "No thanks I'm not interested!''

Thanks for sharing this Paul.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-18-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,366
Posted By eisnerrv4
Thumbs up Venice Trip

Great pictures and lots of great memories from when we visited you guys. Venice sure is a beautiful place as is Italy.

Thanks for sharing these buddy. Tell everyone we said hi.
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