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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-12-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Vlad
Congrats on first flight of the year Alfio! Itís...

Congrats on first flight of the year Alfio! Itís a good thing the flat happened at home airport :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Raquette Lake what a place! Landed there several...

Raquette Lake what a place! Landed there several times. Been to Tap Room and boat restaurant good entertainment. Thanks for the excursion.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,027
Posted By Vlad
Looking good Dave! Is it lake Winnipesauki? Is...

Looking good Dave! Is it lake Winnipesauki? Is the ice forming on Alton Bay?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-04-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By Vlad
Go get it guys! It doesnít fit A-models due to...

Go get it guys! It doesnít fit A-models due to gear leg towers. Iíve been to Bruce hangar couple months ago trying to take it... some details here...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-04-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Vlad
Cool thanks Tron! I will check them out and...

Cool thanks Tron! I will check them out and report here :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-03-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Vlad
The ice there was of a decent surface but wind...

The ice there was of a decent surface but wind was too strong for a full stop. So it would be a touch and go.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Tour_de_Wyoming_-_1_(14).jpeg

See...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-03-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Vlad
From Rawlings I headed toward Miracle Mile, a...

From Rawlings I headed toward Miracle Mile, a backcountry airstrip near North Platte River.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Tour_de_Wyoming_-_1_(7).jpeg

Frozen snow on the Mile...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-03-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Vlad
Talking Tour de Wyo Ming

Last minutes of previous year...

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Tour_de_Wyoming_-_1.jpeg

The New Year started perfect. Off work early, short preheat at 30F and onward and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 144,199
Posted By Vlad
Yes I have been there Dave. Not a typical RV...

Yes I have been there Dave. Not a typical RV surface I would say itís like Russian Flats of Montana. Leave you fairings at home and come not painted :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 144,199
Posted By Vlad
Cool ice formations on North Platte River in...

Cool ice formations on North Platte River in Wyoming. Close to Miracle Mile...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-01-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Vlad
Nice pictures. I have flown Oregon coast itís...

Nice pictures. I have flown Oregon coast itís pretty.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Vlad
Carl we havenít seen your new ride yet. How about...

Carl we havenít seen your new ride yet. How about a picture or two? Happy New Year!

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Alton%20Bay%20Kitty%20Hawk/.highres/AltonBay-4.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,464
Posted By Vlad
David man what a beautiful panel. I am very...

David man what a beautiful panel. I am very jealous :)
Forum: Interiors 12-30-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,723
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Mitch very nice colors. Beautiful design....

Thanks Mitch very nice colors. Beautiful design. On the carpet are those patches detachable? Do you have a picture of the foam on the other side of the floor carpet by any chance? From my experience...
Forum: Interiors 12-28-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,723
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Jay! Please post the carpet picture when...

Thanks Jay! Please post the carpet picture when you receive the interior.
Forum: Interiors 12-28-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,723
Posted By Vlad
I didnít find floor carpet on their website. Do...

I didnít find floor carpet on their website. Do they make it? My AeroClassic is so worn out I am ashamed even to take a passenger :) Their carpet is an outstanding sound proofing, look and comfort...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-28-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Vlad
What the heck is that Mike? That long... Russians...

What the heck is that Mike? That long... Russians want to know :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-28-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By Vlad
My RV bud sent me an email I think it's a good...

My RV bud sent me an email I think it's a good one :)



He has the instrument too.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By Vlad
Hi Mark, Say, today, 15 min after takeoff unit #2...

Hi Mark,
Say, today, 15 min after takeoff unit #2 precessed about 20 degrees. I lined up both and after an hour of playing around local followed by a convoluted 7 min taxi #2 was off approximately 70...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-27-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 65,542
Posted By Vlad
Merry Christmas

A very nice six year journey congratulations Ed on a job well done 👍
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Vlad
Rocky I will buy your old style engine mount and...

Rocky I will buy your old style engine mount and nose gear. The time is coming to replace it. 5K+ hours of beating is showing :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Washboard_1.jpeg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By Vlad
I have two standalone instruments flown almost...

I have two standalone instruments flown almost 900 hours. AI is rock solid but DG mode is all over the place. Desperately needs a magnetometer.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-25-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,726
Posted By Vlad
The program is complete to the highest level. It...

The program is complete to the highest level. It took 9 months it's my 5th state and in a record time. The Utah program was probably the easiest the nice challenge was going advanced to locate...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-24-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By Vlad
You will love the 9 Katie great choice! I was...

You will love the 9 Katie great choice! I was wondering what happened to your 3B project you were so close... Welcome back!

PS; place order for the wings right away there is not much to build in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,178
Posted By Vlad
Hi Tom, One possible reason might be the...

Hi Tom,
One possible reason might be the nosewheel stayed cocked before touchdown. Did you slip it on final? Itís very hard to duplicate I had it three or for times through the years. The noise and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By Vlad
No need to filter cooling air the fins are not...

No need to filter cooling air the fins are not that close to be clogged with dust. I fly to unimproved fields and off airport once in a while and other then occasional large bug nothing catches in...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-22-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Vlad
Nice safetywiring job Karl! I would suggest to...

Nice safetywiring job Karl! I would suggest to add second safety wire from the opposite end. The gasket is thick and filler tube may move. Donít ask how I know this :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Vlad
Nice jacket Higher Commander! :D [ed. Pop's...

Nice jacket Higher Commander! :D

[ed. Pop's Leather in Turkey. Gift from Rob Smokey Ray a few years ago (he had two and one was sitting idle - my go to jacket for the rest of my life for sure!). ...
Forum: Reviews 12-21-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,869
Posted By Vlad
These are the three standard components I dropped...

These are the three standard components I dropped off as well when I ordered the FWF kit. 5K+ flying hours later no regrets. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By Vlad
Rust Prevention Program

Flew on RPP toward Colorado the only valley had light to moderate chop.
Gates of Lodore to the right.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Gates_of_Lodore_1.jpeg

Spotted couple...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-17-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up I love stories like this thanks Joe! A great...

I love stories like this thanks Joe! A great memory refresh... Outlaw field, Smelterville :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-16-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Vlad
Any reference to the manufacturer?

Any reference to the manufacturer?
Forum: Florida (Central) 12-16-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Vlad
My concern is their tiedowns around main gear...

My concern is their tiedowns around main gear legs. If there is a brake line installed the rope may squash it. The best anchor point would be center section stubs. Leave the extended spacer there and...
Forum: Safety 12-15-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,935
Posted By Vlad
Welcome Jim. There are several threads here on...

Welcome Jim. There are several threads here on VAF about canopy braking tools. This is one of them https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=104197
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-14-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By Vlad
Iíve had them all I think. The best experience so...

Iíve had them all I think. The best experience so far is with a Canadian (https://aerocovers.com/canopy-and-cabin-covers/) made. Coming on fifth year and still holding off moisture and sun very...
Forum: APRS Tracking 12-13-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,990
Posted By Vlad
Cool always liked your tracking site Joe. Thanks...

Cool always liked your tracking site Joe. Thanks for doing it!
Forum: APRS Tracking 12-13-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,990
Posted By Vlad
I am on my third tracker Joe and was not aware I...

I am on my third tracker Joe and was not aware I am not in your database. Will reprogram as soon as I get to Arizona :)
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 12-13-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By Vlad
Flying for noble cause Steve the community...

Flying for noble cause Steve the community appreciates it. If you go next time don't divert anywhere the Navajo strip is RV friendly. Merry...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-12-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Vlad
Here is how...

Here is how (http://faculty.washington.edu/dmasys/RV12smoke/) the Governor did it :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Myron. Please keep us updated on a...

Thanks Myron. Please keep us updated on a possible solution.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-10-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,675
Posted By Vlad
Amazing colors great views! Thanks for sharing...

Amazing colors great views! Thanks for sharing Joel.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-10-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 1,104,351
Posted By Vlad
Very nice scheme I like those angled lines past...

Very nice scheme I like those angled lines past the cowling. What paint code on the cherry red?

added; also what spinner is that?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 470,643
Posted By Vlad
Hi Bill! Whatís in the bucket? :D

Hi Bill! Whatís in the bucket? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 144,199
Posted By Vlad
December Dust Devils

Dust devil in the winter when winds are calm....
Forum: APRS Tracking 12-07-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,990
Posted By Vlad
My buddy John from AZ and I are still throwing...

My buddy John from AZ and I are still throwing bread crumbs everywhere we go. In my woods it works better then ADSB. I flip off switch sometimes :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 470,643
Posted By Vlad
With molded in a cup holder perhaps? :)

With molded in a cup holder perhaps? :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,491
Posted By Vlad
Went shed hunting...

Went shed hunting (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?p=1483097#post1483097) :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Woyming_Shed_Hunt_1.jpeg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-06-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 180,611
Posted By Vlad
Talking Shed Hunting

Perfect weather it's calm and temperature is in upper teens. Let's go shed hunting! No not the plastic sheds from Home Depot let's look for the antlers Rudolf drops every year.

One of my honey...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-06-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 139,739
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Отличное стекло Сибирский! Now it's time for a...

Отличное стекло Сибирский! Now it's time for a nice leather interior :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-06-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By Vlad
I can’t see anything in the post. I am expecting...

I can’t see anything in the post. I am expecting a great adventure and picturesque sites. Your location is very exotic.
Forum: RV-4 12-04-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,209
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Daniel! They say RV4 is the best...

Congratulations Daniel! They say RV4 is the best in the Vans family enjoy and stay VFR :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-04-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 72,220
Posted By Vlad
Very nice photo Martin! The red cowl plugs would...

Very nice photo Martin! The red cowl plugs would make color balance even better.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 144,199
Posted By Vlad
Flying from Factory Butte UT toward Escalante...

Flying from Factory Butte UT toward Escalante National Monument saw this weird circles....
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-02-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,843
Posted By Vlad
Linn email Mike at mbauer33@yahoo.com he will...

Linn email Mike at mbauer33@yahoo.com he will make you one.
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-02-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,843
Posted By Vlad
Mikeís jack weighs only 15 ounces.

Mikeís jack weighs only 15 ounces.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,655
Posted By Vlad
Not far from me either :D

Not far from me either :D
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 122,037
Posted By Vlad
Very cool Dennis! The checkered rudder is...

Very cool Dennis! The checkered rudder is impressive.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,655
Posted By Vlad
Winds calm perfect day for maintenance. Need to...

Winds calm perfect day for maintenance. Need to find that missing screw :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Zero_Fahrenheit_1.jpeg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By Vlad
Very nice Bruce congratulations! Virginia has a...

Very nice Bruce congratulations! Virginia has a great Aviation Ambassador Program it will be easy for you based in Richmond.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-25-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,661
Posted By Vlad
If itís painted by a pro shop thatís barely the...

If itís painted by a pro shop thatís barely the price of the parts. Take it.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/0541821B_DD61_49EF_B6FA_28A920A39253.jpeg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-25-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,726
Posted By Vlad
Which one is that Sean? There were couple...

Which one is that Sean? There were couple airports under construction NOTAMed closed but only for several months. There is only one airport I can not punch into the system - UT03. There is no phone...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-23-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,647
Posted By Vlad
Marble Canyon L41

Pretty place. Stunning views approaching the airport. Glen Dam to the right if you are coming from the Northeast. Monitor Page Unicom traffic sometimes is dense...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By Vlad
Nice chocks! :)

Nice chocks! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,658
Posted By Vlad
Very nice Governor! I see NYC skyline has changed...

Very nice Governor! I see NYC skyline has changed a bit :)
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