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Forum: Propellers 04-21-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,520
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Hartzell BA 72" or 74" performance

I called Hartzell to ask about performance differences between the BA 72 and the 74". They said the performance is minimal but that if you could swing the 74" that would give you more repairability...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-13-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,024
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Smoke system helper tank dual usage?

So from reading here it sounds like there might be a way that I could use my 4.25 gal smoke tank as an occasional fuel tank. I have the Van's fuel valve, so an extra port.

I would love to have that...
Forum: Safety 11-26-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,316
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Canopy tool

I didn't see mention of specific canopy break tools. What is a compact option that can fit into a vest pocket?
Forum: California 02-07-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,359
Posted By acroflyrgirl
"IN"

We'll be there, in little Pop Tart. Thanks AssClown(z) for putting this together.

Cathy & Skip
Forum: California 02-07-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,525
Posted By acroflyrgirl
I love the dates

You know what this means.....I get to fly Madera, and skate at my yearly hockey tourney in FL the following week. Nothing better than formation and hockey, just sayin'.
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-11-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,043
Posted By acroflyrgirl
The topic that never quits.....

I found some struts online that I'm going to try.
They are 30#. They feel too stiff as I sit here at home looking at them, but I'll go snap them on and see. The source online also has 28# and 25#...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-20-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,714
Posted By acroflyrgirl
I'm a wimp

We also flew from CXP (air races) Monday, home to Tucson. Made it all the way to HII (2 hrs) before stopping for "lunch".
I have those pittle packs in my plane but admit I'm skered to try them. My...
Forum: Formation Flying 09-20-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,724
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Clinic fun

I'm signed up..... In case the stars align.

Cathy
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-11-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,600
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Eats etc

Myself and my husband Skip would like to stop in. We plan to park our RV6 at TRK since we've done the other two before. We will also have a rental car from Friday to Monday so if anyone needs a ride...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Monroe

I got my pvt there a while back. Its skinny (like I was then) but its short to make up for it! Rwy 25 is the calm wind rwy. I went back a couple of years ago in my RV. Not much had changed in all...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 06-06-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,565
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Tucson O2 service options

Anyone in the Tucson area have a lead on oxy bottle refills? One place better, faster, cheaper etc for filling a small bottle.

Thanks

Cathy
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-06-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 182,043
Posted By acroflyrgirl
X2 in Tucson that week

That's two very happy builders signed off in the same week in Tucson. Another 6A in phase one out of RYN.
Way to go builders. My hat is off to every one of you.

Cathy
Forum: Formation Flying 05-06-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,459
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Report...

Well, how was the clinic. Ripper, Boomer....Bueller?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,506
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Acro bug

Great write up Karl. Excellent first contest results too.
Forum: California 03-11-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,317
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Cupcakes and ice cream

My first ice cream social..... Thanks *** Clowns.
Forum: California 02-24-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,063
Posted By acroflyrgirl
IN

Four's IN. See y'all in April

SLASHER
Forum: California 02-24-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,317
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Ice cream

Axel, Alisha,

Skip and I are coming. This will be our first ice cream social and we're looking forward to it. I thought I replied when you first posted, glad I checked in and saw I had not. Sorry...
Forum: Safety 01-26-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 121,684
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Worth the price of admission, indeed!

Wow, in the middle of a long layover while browsing VAF (to postpone going to the gym) I found this gem. I read through all 8 pages and the 4 Pages from a related link. I've downloaded all of these...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-21-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,242
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Low numbers

I knew the 9 were fewer than the 9A but I wouldn't have thought so much so.
I recently bought a plane from a guy who just bought a 9A. He wanted a 9 but found a nice A and purchased it.

Now I'm...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-15-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,242
Posted By acroflyrgirl
RV-9 vs RV-9A builds

Does anyone have stats on how many of the RV9 vs RV9A are flying?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,410
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Any chance of seeing some pix of your mod? We...

Any chance of seeing some pix of your mod?

We have two Bromptons and they fit in our tip up 6. I have just installed a smoke tank behind the pilot side seat so the bikes are on the right side....
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-03-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,724
Posted By acroflyrgirl
My 02 cents

I flew in Friday, parked on the W side. I didn't care for the split side parking/shuttle arrangement.

The shuttle was inconvenient (to me) and it looked like the E side had plenty of room for the...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 11-03-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,851
Posted By acroflyrgirl
I recognize that dog, Dexter right? Sean too?...

I recognize that dog, Dexter right? Sean too? Nice meeting you. I was in the Bearhawk.

Cathy
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-03-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,961
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Video envy

AC, your video is great and the commentary from you, Bob and Skylor is very helpful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 26,880
Posted By acroflyrgirl
RV's are saving GA...:)

RV's are saving GA...:)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-26-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,201
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Pix

100 planes, 500 cars....and no pictures. Say What!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-10-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,380
Posted By acroflyrgirl
2+2

I would also like to join in. Last year was my first and it was great. Myself, Skip +2.

Cathy
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-10-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,920
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Data points

Thanks everyone. It looks like I need to have more data points than I can find. I've asked Foreflight for assistance and they concur that I need another cg point.I'll dig into my files some more and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,337
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Infinity

I have an Infinity. The buttons are great and practically a necessity for formation flying.
Red - PTT
Green - Flip Flop
3 way - Flaps
Coolie hat - Trims
Blue - A/P CWS

I am going to use the black...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-07-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,920
Posted By acroflyrgirl
How to? make a W&B graph

How do I go about generating a new W&B graph after I weigh my plane? I'm guessing that like me, my little RV has gotten a bit "thick" around the middle over the past 20 or so years.

The data from...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,712
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Sleepy time

That's a cool picture. They're all cool pictures and I'm glad to see your family is doing well and back on with OSH type adventures. Dirt bikes next eh!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,039
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Free,bee

Can't beat free. IN
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 34,349
Posted By acroflyrgirl
IN

Cathy & Skip "IN"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,575
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Do you know of any of the "lower profile under...

Do you know of any of the "lower profile under 200g" helmets? I am interested.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,838
Posted By acroflyrgirl
:)

Way to go trish.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,465
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Para

I have a wedge softie.
From the website....
The container is 2 1/2" thick at bottom, 1/2" thick at top x 15" wide x 23" long. Canopy Type: Steerable Conical*. Total weight: 15
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,180
Posted By acroflyrgirl
AC & Mrs AC

Great write up. Skip and I would be honored if you make a trip in your new plane to our humble abode. We'll find a safe spot for "Dilema" and Skip will cook us into happy bliss.

Congrats on all the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,328
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Bearhawk

Paul has a great idea. I've had my eye out for someone with a Bearhawk that wants a partner, or swap the Bearhawk for my RV from time to time.
No such thing as too many airplanes.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,645
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Youtube vid

The short youtube version.
The anthem began earlier than expected so our camera was not in the desired spot, but we got this....

http://youtu.be/T_cT9h63eIw
Forum: Formation Flying 03-27-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,469
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Nice vid

Great video Randal. Great flying fella's. Nice lead Gerald.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-23-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,090
Posted By acroflyrgirl
PlastiFix

I ordered PlastiFix then continued to read online about the repair. The more I read, the less I wanted to attempt it. Now after talking with my go-to mechanic I am waiting until he can use his...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,305
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Conflicting calendar

My calendar is getting in the way. I plan to be at PRS during that time. I may swing up to the launch point a day or two beforehand to meet some of the flyers.
Perhaps 2017 for me.

Cathy
Forum: Formation Flying 03-18-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,194
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Wing this...

Dang AssClown, my winger was doing what I asked for the shot. :) Man, to think I used to call you "MR" AssClown too! :)

Gash, the mount point I used for this shot was an adlib. Usually I have it...
Forum: Formation Flying 03-18-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,194
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Formation Swag

Because there aren't many form shots....here's my first contribution.
Taken from my GoPro over the AZ desert.
http://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa371/yzfcathy/70ce3c780ffc3f6a86d08402a2643a87.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-17-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,787
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Candy, video candy

Great video production. More, more.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-09-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,667
Posted By acroflyrgirl
A real mountain...I skied AZ last week. I'm...

A real mountain...I skied AZ last week. I'm hoping Bear Mtn will be an improvement. They at least have snow. :)
Forum: Rocket 03-09-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,741
Posted By acroflyrgirl
That sounds like just the neighborhood I want to...

That sounds like just the neighborhood I want to live in. Great story.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-09-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,667
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Vroom

Yes a missle would compliment the old Wassell and Triumph well. NOT.

Even I draw the line, eventually.😀
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-09-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,667
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Taxi, taxi

I decided on a car rental, just to have some flexibility since the cost difference is minimal. No UBER at L35 yet I guess.
I am still undecided if I'll ski one or two days. I think I'll wing it, via...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-09-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,667
Posted By acroflyrgirl
I think they have their lodging and trans there...

I think they have their lodging and trans there 24/7/365. I was wondering what those of you have done who fly in otherwise. Thanks for the tip though, I appreciate all the help I can get.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,090
Posted By acroflyrgirl
I'm hoping the solvent will fill in the crack and...

I'm hoping the solvent will fill in the crack and the hole. I'll find out soon.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,090
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Fixing

http://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa371/yzfcathy/Mobile%20Uploads/20160309_110722.jpg...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,090
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Cracked

The spot
http://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa371/yzfcathy/Mobile%20Uploads/20160309_101015.jpg (http://s1194.photobucket.com/user/yzfcathy/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20160309_101015.jpg.html)

The...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,090
Posted By acroflyrgirl
My discipline

Sometimes I even impress myself. Today with my ability albiet hard, to pass on a 4 ship practice session in order to not make my canopy crack any worse.

It took all the willpower I could muster to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,090
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Canopy stop drill

This morning my inattention cost me a crack in my canopy. It's a 1-11/16" long crack.
My plan is to stop drill it with a 1/8" plexi bit.
I am also considering filling the crack with plasti-fix.
Any...
Forum: Formation Flying 03-09-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,282
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Clinic

Whoohoo!
http://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa371/yzfcathy/6a2f0b3fb2311dff35155c971a8c0ca8.jpg
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-08-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,667
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Ski's fit AND new snow...

So, I got my ski's to fit in the 6 (without hard points and a hollowed out sidewinder under the wing).

With this new discovery and new snow at Big Bear, does anyone here have experience with getting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,170
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Mythers

I had not seen this episode before. Thanks for the link Shadey.
Great follow up Nasty. If lead gets all the girls, what (or whom) does slot get? :)
...don't answer that.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 02-16-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,354
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Tucson ski trip

So, since I have an airplane and I can easily fly to either FLG or SOW from Tucson to go skiing for a day....any recommendations on which is better? One more user friendly to flying in to ski?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,869
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Ride shares

A great deed you did, and sharing it with us is icing on the cake. Wonderful.
I need to get more creative in finding riders.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,918
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Growth

Great story Guy and Merideth. Congrats on the growing family and new plane.

Cathy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,186
Posted By acroflyrgirl
SAR

Looks like SAR could get coordinates to find an aircraft, at least in this case since they were talking to JAX. I wonder if they used that info. Quite valuable for a search.

Sad outcome, RIP
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,838
Posted By acroflyrgirl
great news

Great to get a report here. I also am following SchoolMoms progress on FB. Glad to hear Falcon got to visit her too.

Trish, while you're waiting for your wingcard you can fly with me. I will be...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,507
Posted By acroflyrgirl
Found this laugh track online

http://youtu.be/Fq8szxmvq50
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