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Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On Yesterday, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tim Friendshuh

[ed. I received the email below from Jules Roazen. My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Tim. His username was tfriendshuh. dr]

“I am sorry to share that Tim Friendshuh (N6677F)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (9/18/21 - 9/19/21)?

Getting it started. I was hoping to get out and do a little flying Saturday morning but the lawn needs mowing and I haven’t had a lot of free time lately to deal with that. So priorities…...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,589
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Use Stein Please

I beg and plead people to read the “how not to get taken by a scammer” document that’s lives on the front page of this website every single day. There is also more than one sticky at the top of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,490
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (9/11/21 - 9/12/21)

…getting it started.

I’m in the sim all weekend at the side hustle. Missing the RV <g>

V/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,161
Posted By DeltaRomeo
A short flight over to Bridgeport for fuel...

A short flight over to Bridgeport for fuel Saturday morning before the heat index climbed to 106. On the way I thought I'd load up the RNAV 18 and let the A/P do some of the work since it was a nice...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-17-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 488
Posted By DeltaRomeo
MX Videos From Mothership

https://www.youtube.com/c/VansAircraftInc/videos

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,393
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (Aug 14-15, 2021)

....I flew Saturday morning (11 day non-RV dry spell due to life). Storms in the area made for 74*F temps and pleasing visuals. Fuel run and some more engine data recorded to plod over sometime. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,881
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-03-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By DeltaRomeo
One more vote for Sal. Say hi to the parrot.

One more vote for Sal. Say hi to the parrot.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,446
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV-15 07-27-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,737
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RV-15 Dreamin' When Nature Calls ...and my dream options.

I may or may not have landed in a fresh cut field Tuesday morning to visit nature's powder room. File under 'Things you'll be able to do in the RV-15 that my RV-6 won't!'

I'm really looking forward...
Forum: RV-15 07-27-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,916
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome: The OSH'21 video announcing it.

Welcome to the new RV-15 sub-forum. Van's Aircraft announced the RV-15 on 7/26/21 at OSH'21. The video below, shot by David Lee (the guy in the front row - white shirt and legs crossed), shows the...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-26-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By DeltaRomeo
From the forum: It's announced. High wing. Back country.

What we know so far....

https://photos.smugmug.com/Osh21/i-DptdzNp/0/21c398fd/X3/IMG_3845-X3.jpg
Bill K. pic.

Yayyyyy!!!!!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-25-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,226
Posted By DeltaRomeo
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Osh21/ courtesy...

https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Osh21/

courtesy David Lee (building RV-10). v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-25-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,226
Posted By DeltaRomeo
OSH'21 Picture URLs ...from RV folks

If you have an album full of OSH'21 pics, put that link in this thread if you feel the urge. If you would like to attach an image or two please do, but please don't attach all of them <g>. v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 16,012
Posted By DeltaRomeo
5 days from apply to got it.

...and two of those were Saturday and Sunday.

Dallas, TX area.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-18-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,520
Posted By DeltaRomeo
So happy for my buddy Jaybird!!!

Way to go Jay. I heard at our airport that you did your first flight a couple days back. Wish I had been there, but 'ol busy life keeps interrupting <g>.

Sure am happy for you pleased to see pics...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,742
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (7/17/21 - 7/18/21)

My freshly overhauled E-mag P114's went back on Saturday. And it's raining Sunday morning as I type this (we needed it). Looking around the house for an old memory card to slide into the MFD to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (7/10/21 - 7/11/21)

...getting it started. My cowl is still off <sad face>.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-10-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,260
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I really enjoyed that piece, Paul. Thank you for...

I really enjoyed that piece, Paul. Thank you for sitting for that. You have a beautiful backyard out there. v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,421
Posted By DeltaRomeo
500

This weekend the cowl is off, loving up the engine bits for a few days when I have some time.

On the non-RV front, I logged my 500th hour of in-the-sim, on-motion, running-the-emergency-checklist...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,902
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,301
Posted By DeltaRomeo
VAN’S AIRCRAFT ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT CHANGES

(from mothership)

AURORA, OREGON – June 18, 2021 – Van’s Aircraft today announced changes to its management and organizational structure designed to enable the company and its employees to advance...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,479
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-10-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,642
Posted By DeltaRomeo
IFR Shorthand …things that free up time for the scan

Sometimes I help set up (10) different approaches during a sim session...while looking up stuff in the QRH. Fast and dirty and the free hand is tuning a radio or pushing a button. I'd just drop the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,787
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-25-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,079
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're gonna need scrap aluminum for various...

You're gonna need scrap aluminum for various things - I used a fuse skin I hosed for dozens of little projects. Still using it on home projects to this day.

Welcome to the club <g>.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By DeltaRomeo
This............

This............
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-17-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,893
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up I was told while I was building that every RV...

I was told while I was building that every RV needs a flaw somewhere for the evil spirits to escape from. Mine is on the VS. Looks just like yours.

My advice is to put a rivit in it as others...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,477
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Logged 2.5 more hours of night.

All the pics with captions:
https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Fly-outs/Night-flight-May-13-2021/

Flew around Fort Worth, over DFW airport, downtown Dallas and more (last Thursday night).

13.4 more...
Forum: VAF Group Buys / Discounts 05-13-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,955
Posted By DeltaRomeo
PCU5000

Hello VAF Members,

It’s that time of year where we offer our friends in the VAF a group rate on the PCU5000 Propeller Governor. This year we will be running it in line with the EAA show at Oshkosh....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,134
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (5/8/21 - 5/9/21)

I flew the RV .4 hrs. First time in over two weeks.

Mental gyros re-aligned.....
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-06-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I might have some time free Sunday and would be...

I might have some time free Sunday and would be happy to show you my RV-6. If the WX is nice I'll certainly take you up.

Let's keep in touch.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,841
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (5/1/21 - 5/2/21)

Getting it started.

Me? Nothing. So many extra paper routes in the sim over the last six days I'm seeing crooked. Five more this coming week. I miss my RV....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,792
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sorry Sam. Glad it wasn’t the canopy and you’re...

Sorry Sam. Glad it wasn’t the canopy and you’re OK.
That's a big dent and I bet it was loud.
Forum: The RV Grin 04-26-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,663
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Don Christiansen's Grand Daughter

(from Don)

(8 when pic taken) She is 18 yr old now and will be a Freshman at Texas Tech next year
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,405
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Easiest splash image decision for the Monday...

Easiest splash image decision for the Monday edition ever!!!!! <g>.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thank you for the kind words both Bill and Phil. ...

Thank you for the kind words both Bill and Phil. I'll keep trying my hardest to bring you a quality product. It seems the site is one of a handful that is left of the civil and non-crazy spots...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,405
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,365
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Front page. Top right. Blue ad. v/r,dr

Front page. Top right. Blue ad.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,867
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do w/your RV this weekend? (4/17/21 - 4/18/21)

I had the honor of leading a missing man flight over a funeral at Cavanaugh Flight Museum Saturday afternoon at Addison airport. Special thanks to Rob Reece for coordinating with the appropriate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,493
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Hi all. Kill the COVID slash govs slash needle talk.

Read the rules please and follow them.

Had to delete some posts in this thread. NO discussion of governments and mask/covid choices/opinions. Help keep this the only place online that doesn't go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,502
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Fixed it for Paul. LOL.

Fixed it for Paul.

LOL.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,717
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: The RV Grin 04-07-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up GREAT picture!!!! v/r,dr

GREAT picture!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Sunday RV traffic

Looks like more than a few RVs are enjoying Easter the RV way <g>.

https://photos.smugmug.com/2021/i-PJQ6n9c/0/f6b4063d/X2/IMG_3127-X2.jpg

PS: Using the app 'Plane Finder' to get this image.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (4/3/21 - 4/4/21)

...get'n it started. I'm down for annual (LED landing lights (AeroLEDs) going in - a little closer to the lens than the originals and with Monkey's fabbed bracket we can use the existing holes and...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 03-29-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,604
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up RV-10 N783V: My 1st Emergency

[ed. Posted in 'What did you do this weekend' by Randy Vanstory. Copied here with thanks to Randy for sharing. v/r,dr]

(Randy)"Flew my newly minted RV-10 on it's first cross country pleasure trip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,552
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (3/27/21 - 3/28/21)

...getting it started.
v/r,dr

PS: My RV-6 is apart for annual. New landing lights!!!!
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,062
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Edna Becker: My Mother-in-Law

I flew down to Waco to get her so she could stay with us for a week, if memory serves. Her son Gary drover her to the airport in Waco, and Susie met us back at 52F when I got back. If memory serves...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,483
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Virginia Reeves (my Mom)

I never got to take my dad flying in my RV, as he passed away during the construction of the wing. But, I got to take my mother flying one time, and it was one of the proudest moments of my life. ...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,203
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Donna Reeves (my older sister): March 2, 2017

First RV ride.

When I was young Donna would go to the Waco public library and check out books on airplanes for me.

Forty five years...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 964
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Simon Eardley: June 25, 2020

Met Simon at CAE at the part time side gig while he was in town for recurrent on the Global 6000 (works out of Tokyo). Lots of folks come through there daydreaming about RVs, I've found. The usual...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 924
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Brennan Tankersley: March 24, 2021

What has two thumbs and got his first ride in an RV Tuesday? First RV ride and first non-yoke airplane. Brennan T. works at CAE as a Phenom instructor and was the I.P. in six of my type rating sim...
Forum: The RV Grin 03-25-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,229
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tate Reeves: March 1, 2009

Our son Tate getting his first RV ride on March 1, 2009 in our family's RV-6. A great day!

Create a thread in this new sub-forum for the RV Grins you've helped create - let's get some smiles...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,907
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (3/20/21 - 3/21/21)

Getting this weekend's thread started....

Saturday morning gas run over to KXBP and back. Eight turkeys and five deer. The ILS 16L at KAFW joining at WIGZU and back over to 52F after missed.

Nary...
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Keith, Alex was my transition trainer back in...

Keith,

Alex was my transition trainer back in 2002 and knows his stuff if you call/use him. Right in Central TX.

Say Hi for me!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,544
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-12-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Greg! Looking forward to progress...

Welcome Greg!

Looking forward to progress reports of your -10. Come out to 52F and let's grab lunch sometime.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,685
Posted By DeltaRomeo
[ed. Gang, It's just a note in my logbook so I...

[ed. Gang,

It's just a note in my logbook so I remember that 25 hours of the time was done on these two dates towards the ATP 100. I had to put it somewhere and this is what some of the examiners I...
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