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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By SPX
Both items have been sold.

Both items have been sold.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By SPX
SOLD...Yaesu FTA-750L portable navcom, and Sentry portable ADS-B

FS:
1. Yaesu FTA-750L portable navcom
2. Sentry portable ADS-B

Both are brand new, in their box.

Yaesu is a VHF transceiver that also has VOR and ILS navigation functions.

Sentry is used with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,336
Posted By SPX
Not my RV, but an RV... Flew American Airlines...

Not my RV, but an RV...

Flew American Airlines to DFW and then took Uber to Mineral Wells to pick up an RV-9A and took it to Ormond Beach the next morning.

I was fortunate that I was able to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,840
Posted By SPX
Flew to CCR yesterday with an average 10 knot...

Flew to CCR yesterday with an average 10 knot headwind. Flew home today with an average 40 knot tailwind. That never happensÖ!
Forum: California 10-04-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By SPX
Transient parking is available by the restaurant,...

Transient parking is available by the restaurant, which is next to Crown Air.
Forum: Reviews 09-27-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By SPX
Enjoy your new RV-10! Excited to see it one of...

Enjoy your new RV-10! Excited to see it one of these days...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,867
Posted By SPX
No flying this weekend; hangar door could not be...

No flying this weekend; hangar door could not be opened, so it was being fixed. Now that hangar door opens, so flying on Tuesday. But there's no "What did you do with your RV on Tuesday thread......
Forum: California 09-06-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,248
Posted By SPX
Pictures from Mike6A

Pictures from Mike6A
Forum: California 09-05-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By SPX
Yeah, they still give some discount, but I can't...

Yeah, they still give some discount, but I can't recall what exactly.
I am thinking that we let the temperatures drop a bit, and then organize a lunch fly-in there...
Forum: California 09-05-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By SPX
We're approaching the time of the year where we...

We're approaching the time of the year where we can meet for (an expensive) lunch at Harris Ranch!
Forum: California 09-04-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By SPX
.. and I ended up having to fly to Hawaii. Did...

.. and I ended up having to fly to Hawaii.
Did anyone fly to Oceano today?
Forum: California 09-03-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By SPX
MYF is a great airport to use. Easy in and out,...

MYF is a great airport to use. Easy in and out, GA friendly, friendly ATC, etc.

Enjoy your trip, and if you need anything, feel free to post. We have a strong RV community here.
Forum: California 08-25-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By SPX
Thereís a restaurant about a 3 minute walk from...

Thereís a restaurant about a 3 minute walk from the airport. Itís a railroad car or something like that. I would assume some will grab a bite there..
Forum: California 08-23-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By SPX
Unless I end up having to fly for work, Iím...

Unless I end up having to fly for work, Iím planning to go to Oceano on Sept 4. Not sure yet whether Iíll be in the RV or the Debonair, but itíll be in one of those twoÖ

Two weeks away is way too...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,585
Posted By SPX
Not too much Ö Flew about ten miles down the...

Not too much Ö

Flew about ten miles down the way to meet up with a friend. Then flew about 25 miles away for lunch, and then did it in reverse.

Had a great time though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,402
Posted By SPX
Hereís the thread:...

Hereís the thread:
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=177203
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,402
Posted By SPX
Based on the description, sounds like he had a...

Based on the description, sounds like he had a prop strike. And Iím guessing the dirt on the prop blade combined with the hole in the ground just in front of the prop are related..

The criteria for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,402
Posted By SPX
Decisions are always easier with the benefit of...

Decisions are always easier with the benefit of hindsight.
I'm glad that you're OK. You can always repair or replace an airplane.
Forum: ADS-B 08-11-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By SPX
But the NOTAMs are effective within the past 30...

But the NOTAMs are effective within the past 30 days.
Forum: GPS 07-31-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,352
Posted By SPX
A used, but supported GNS 430W is one option.

A used, but supported GNS 430W is one option.
Forum: California 07-30-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By SPX
There's a good chance that my 14 will still be in...

There's a good chance that my 14 will still be in Idaho, so I'm likely to come in my Bonanza. I suspect that nobody will mind...
Forum: California 07-23-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By SPX
9/4 at 10 AM is on my calendar.

9/4 at 10 AM is on my calendar.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By SPX
Starting about a year ago, maybe a bit more, when...

Starting about a year ago, maybe a bit more, when one FSDO is too busy to issue an authorization, they can solicit the assistance of another FSDO that has the manpower to do so.
Forum: ADS-B 07-21-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,861
Posted By SPX
Short answer .. no. Expired databases arenít your...

Short answer .. no. Expired databases arenít your issue.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,728
Posted By SPX
I was up in the PNW a few days ago.. yes, there...

I was up in the PNW a few days ago.. yes, there are TFRs everywhere, but it isn't as bad as it looks. The smoke is fairly easily avoided, and the TFRs aren't very big. I assume that you have some...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By SPX
Confirm that youíre connected to the G3X system...

Confirm that youíre connected to the G3X system via Bluetooth?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,912
Posted By SPX
Flew from San Diego to Concord, Ca with my wife...

Flew from San Diego to Concord, Ca with my wife to visit her parents. Was fortunate enough to land at a time close to when Syrus landed N144SD there, so I got to take a look at his airplane too!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,131
Posted By SPX
Itís malformed. Hereís the correct one. ...

Itís malformed. Hereís the correct one. https://antisplataero.com/products/main-wheel-bearing-mod
Forum: California 07-01-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By SPX
KMRY - Lunch spots close KAPC - Nice area to...

KMRY - Lunch spots close
KAPC - Nice area to drive around
KCVH - Sometimes some unique airplanes around
O22 - Nice walk into town where you can enjoy the town and a meal
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,731
Posted By SPX
Looks like he has an RV-10 kit registered in his...

Looks like he has an RV-10 kit registered in his name.
https://registry.faa.gov/AircraftInquiry/Search/NNumberResult?nNumberTxt=2276W
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-26-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,695
Posted By SPX
I was hoping to make it today Ö went on a...

I was hoping to make it today Ö went on a motorcycle ride, and saw Ethan flying his RV-10 in, but didnít get a chance to swing by. Looks like a good turnout, however.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,545
Posted By SPX
Well, a few years back, I originated this...

Well, a few years back, I originated this thread/idea. My concept was to share what the flying RVs were doing, but also include the builders, so they could share what they were doing.. I think I can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,545
Posted By SPX
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (6/19 - 6/20/21)

We had planned to fly up to Torrance, CA (TOA) to get some Indian food tomorrow. But due to a number of factors, I decided to head up there alone this afternoon and get the food to go, and eat it for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,941
Posted By SPX
Great shirts!

Great shirts!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-01-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By SPX
Hmm, just tell them it's going in an RV. :D

Hmm, just tell them it's going in an RV. :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By SPX
Garmin Support can change the System ID...

Garmin Support can change the System ID associated with your account. aviation.support@garmin.com
Forum: RV-10 05-17-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,408
Posted By SPX
In my experience, the IO-540 starts easier when...

In my experience, the IO-540 starts easier when warm than the IO-360. That said, if you're having trouble with a cracked throttle along with a lean mixture and slowly advancing the mixture when the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,849
Posted By SPX
Yesterday I was flying for work, so couldn't make...

Yesterday I was flying for work, so couldn't make it to Bakersfield. But today, we had an errand to do up in the Burbank area, so around 3:30 PM we flew up to KBUR, spent a few hours there, and then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,382
Posted By SPX
We flew up to Concord, CA (CCR) on Friday for a...

We flew up to Concord, CA (CCR) on Friday for a family reunion. Ate lots and visited on Friday PM - Sunday AM, and then flew back home to Fallbrook (L18).

We passed a Piper Archer on the flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,111
Posted By SPX
Not a thing! Flew the work airplane to Mexico...

Not a thing!

Flew the work airplane to Mexico for the weekend. Planning a trip for next weekend though.
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-26-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By SPX
What oil pressure sensor are you using?

What oil pressure sensor are you using?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,537
Posted By SPX
The plan was for us to fly to the Bay Area, but...

The plan was for us to fly to the Bay Area, but due to weather that didn't work out. So instead, we took off to enjoy a late lunch in Lake Havasu (KHII). Food was good, weather was good (although a...
Forum: California 04-25-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,327
Posted By SPX
In general, I find that events like this are best...

In general, I find that events like this are best organized not by asking if people would come, but rather just picking a date, posting it here, and see who comes.

So, pick a date and tell us what...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-15-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By SPX
How exciting! Thanks for sharing the video with...

How exciting! Thanks for sharing the video with us. I'll be on the lookout for you two next time that I am at KCCR..
Forum: California 04-13-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By SPX
Thereís parking right in front of the terminal....

Thereís parking right in front of the terminal. You can call the fuel truck from there. Easy in, easy out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,883
Posted By SPX
Last week, I was asked if I could help transport...

Last week, I was asked if I could help transport a friend of a friends father to the Mayo Climic in Arizona. He has bladder cancer, just recovered from a brain surgery, and is in the process of...
Forum: California 04-09-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By SPX
I go there once or twice per month. Just south of...

I go there once or twice per month. Just south of Pacific States Aviation there is transient parking, and a gate to walk in and out of.

Not a very tricky airport in or out of. Should be a breeze.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-04-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,442
Posted By SPX
Nice write up, Joe.

Nice write up, Joe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,446
Posted By SPX
Flew from San Diego to Santa Paula (KSZP) to...

Flew from San Diego to Santa Paula (KSZP) to enjoy lunch with a friend and his daughter. Very nice flight up and back, a busy day in Santa Paula, and a packed airport restaurant!

Flying up to KSZP,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,788
Posted By SPX
Left SoCal this morning to fly up to Northern...

Left SoCal this morning to fly up to Northern California.. Sacramento today, Redding tomorrow. Home on Monday.

Beautiful day to fly; the best I can remember in recent days. Very clear, and...
Forum: Autopilots 03-23-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By SPX
I met the owner of an RV with SkyView and an STEC...

I met the owner of an RV with SkyView and an STEC autopilot, (bought it, didn't build it) and the current owner says that it's good for altitude hold only. Was just wondering if anyone had been able...
Forum: Autopilots 03-22-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By SPX
Can an STEC autopilot work with Dynon Skyview

Is anyone aware of an RV that has a Dynon Skyview, that has an STEC autopilot that integrates with the Dynon? Not sure if this is even possible. If yes what functions do/don't work, based on your...
Forum: ADS-B 03-21-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,117
Posted By SPX
If you've selected anonymous mode, and if you're...

If you've selected anonymous mode, and if you're squawking 1200, FlightAware will not track you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By SPX
Typically, a momentary loss of GPS coverage

Typically, a momentary loss of GPS coverage
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,096
Posted By SPX
Tinkering in the cabin... including removing &...

Tinkering in the cabin... including removing & replacing the sunshade since the original one was damaged, causing it not to retract and extend smoothly. Did a thorough pre-flight since my next...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,486
Posted By SPX
I also own an A20 and a Lightspeed Zulu 3. And a...

I also own an A20 and a Lightspeed Zulu 3. And a David Clark Pro X2. And Lightspeed Sierra. Oh, and a Bose X.

To me, the two winners are the Zulu 3, and DC Pro X2. But as has been said, every head...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,667
Posted By SPX
I left home, and flew to Bakersfield to pick up a...

I left home, and flew to Bakersfield to pick up a friend with a heart transplant and take him to Stanford/KPAO. From there, I headed over to Concord (KCCR) to pick up a few things that we left at my...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-12-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 291,070
Posted By SPX
Not to worry. I put 136 gallons in my plane...

Not to worry. I put 136 gallons in my plane yesterday!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,559
Posted By SPX
Saturday, I was flying for work.. Sunday, I flew...

Saturday, I was flying for work.. Sunday, I flew for fun in the RV. Went from Fallbrook (L18) to Concord (CCR) with my wife, to see her parents. Average GS, takeoff to touchdown was 163 KTS. Upon...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,381
Posted By SPX
Flew out to Las Cruces today.. home tomorrow....

Flew out to Las Cruces today.. home tomorrow.

This is my third time out here in as many weekends, and I'm pretty sure each time I get here, it's windier than the last!

Nothing to complain about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,011
Posted By SPX
If you want the option to be there, then take the...

If you want the option to be there, then take the 9A out of the mix; it isnít the plane for you.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-24-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 291,070
Posted By SPX
Great news! Are you transition training with...

Great news!
Are you transition training with Mike Seager?
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-22-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 291,070
Posted By SPX
Jereme, wishing you a smooth inspection I've...

Jereme, wishing you a smooth inspection I've enjoyed reading your posts as you shared the ups and downs of your build with us. Really looking forward to the eventual first flight writeup.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-22-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By SPX
My GNC 355 displayed that at initial power up....

My GNC 355 displayed that at initial power up. After bringing it outside, and getting a good lock on the satellites, the message cleared, and has not appeared again. As Walt said, likely my case was...
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