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Forum: California 04-29-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By mark manda
619/562-3040 Paul. West winds (?). They are in...

619/562-3040 Paul. West winds (?). They are in the hangar business. Lots of different places for tiedowns on the field.

40’ hangar $840 up from $700. YMMV

I’d like to share a hangar but a rv10...
Forum: California 04-29-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By mark manda
It was clear yesterday— with a 10kt wind. Please...

It was clear yesterday— with a 10kt wind.

Please remember in a few weeks — Bakersfield EAA FLY-IN Saturday May 15,2021

Good time to talk to RV guys into flying to Oceano.
Forum: Formation Flying 04-14-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By mark manda
T-34 formation Flying Handbook

The bible for back in the day— good reading and guide for which all Formation groups use as foundation.
Forum: California 04-06-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By mark manda
Lightbulb Bakersfield L45 EAA 71 May 15,2021 Fly-In

ANNUAL FLY-IN!!!

What:
EAA Chapter 71, Annual Bakersfield Municipal Airport Fly-In.
Young Eagle flights for kids 12-17. Register at YEDay.org.
Hot Dogs, chips, soda, and water for sale at the...
Forum: Rocket 04-05-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 256,607
Posted By mark manda
I have a nice pair gotta have red on a Rocket.

I have a nice pair gotta have red on a Rocket.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,734
Posted By mark manda
Sounds like a Rocket for you if you’re a...

Sounds like a Rocket for you if you’re a Taildragger guy.

About the same size as a F-15.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-01-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By mark manda
CrownAir seems to be buying up everything.

CrownAir seems to be buying up everything.
Forum: California 03-25-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By mark manda
Any Hangars to rent or share MYF or El Cajon?

I’d like to start flying down there for the good WX and would like to keep my HR or RV inside if able.

Thanks
3041593661/

Area code is the last three digits
Forum: RV-10 03-23-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,319
Posted By mark manda
Does this QB RV10 wing inflite look okay?

Any input appreciated, do other rv10 wings look like this.

Thanks, mark
Forum: California 01-12-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By mark manda
I’m puzzled by the 20’ panel truck parked in the...

I’m puzzled by the 20’ panel truck parked in the plane parking in front of the picture window blocking the view.

Strange

The EAA chapter had their annual dinner there Saturday night.
Forum: Rocket 11-23-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 256,607
Posted By mark manda
Playing with the light features on the phone...

Playing with the light features on the phone camera.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-07-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 97,700
Posted By mark manda
What happened to the Original Thread?

Bought the farm thanks to a bunch of how to questions halfway thru.
Forum: California 08-15-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By mark manda
I wonder if that home sold at Cameron Park? ...

I wonder if that home sold at Cameron Park? (With hangar garage of course)
Forum: Rocket 08-05-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,725
Posted By mark manda
New FBO at Bakersfield Muni L45 home of the...

New FBO at Bakersfield Muni L45 home of the Rocket.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,828
Posted By mark manda
I’m very sorry about your friend Ed. Our...

I’m very sorry about your friend Ed.

Our newspaper (Bakersfield Californian)had an article and photo in today’s paper and my wife showed it to me.

Succinct and to the point without hyperbole.

My...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 07-15-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,560
Posted By mark manda
Fantastic looking plane and panel. Best in air...

Fantastic looking plane and panel. Best in air picture I’ve seen also.
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,740
Posted By mark manda
7 month lead time on quick build.....

7 month lead time on quick build.....
Forum: Engine Monitors 06-28-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,348
Posted By mark manda
Thanks Jim

Thanks Jim
Forum: Engine Monitors 06-28-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,348
Posted By mark manda
Thanks Lars? I?ll do that? I thought I could hold...

Thanks Lars? I?ll do that? I thought I could hold down a certain combo and they would default to my full numbers.
Forum: California 06-25-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,624
Posted By mark manda
Check your messages

Check your messages
Forum: Rocket 09-17-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 256,607
Posted By mark manda
HR2 2007

https://a4.pbase.com/g1/50/555250/2/116614294.pF9UbGt3.jpg
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-25-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,348
Posted By mark manda
I went and donated too. Time flies

I went and donated too. Time flies
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-25-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,348
Posted By mark manda
Thanks Jim-- I was holding different...

Thanks Jim-- I was holding different combinations down. And starting to change settings.
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-25-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,348
Posted By mark manda
How do I get out of set ? EIS

Hi,

I haven't been flying much, can't remember much. I can't get back to normal view after pressing two buttons and raising my fuel levels manually. On my GRT

Thanks for any input.

Mark
Forum: Rocket 12-06-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,914
Posted By mark manda
Mine are so tight I needed a welders helper to...

Mine are so tight I needed a welders helper to help twist to and fro.

Also John recommends checking the bolts when cowling off-- IIRC His loosened up or he found them/one loose.
Forum: Rocket 12-02-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,784
Posted By mark manda
John Harmon 70th BD party Bakersfield,CA

John Harmon

Happy 70th Birthday



Join us in wishing John Harmon a Happy 70th Birthday!

Saturday December 3, 2016
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By mark manda
Thanks for help. Tried what I had except acetone,...

Thanks for help. Tried what I had except acetone, it all worked, mineral spirits seemed to work like I wanted.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By mark manda
I'm sitting here with residue from expensive...

I'm sitting here with residue from expensive leading edge tape and thinking--- mineral spirits,acetone, lacquer thinner, rubbing compound wd, or make trip to auto store for "goo gone"

3m hum.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,712
Posted By mark manda
Saw it last night---Wow! The soundtrack kicked...

Saw it last night---Wow! The soundtrack kicked butt. ( saw "Rush" last week and I thought that had a good soundtrack until "planes.

Mark
BA in music :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,516
Posted By mark manda
2007 maybe a full soda

2007 maybe a full soda
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,516
Posted By mark manda
I had a great steak breakfast at the Rocket Shop...

I had a great steak breakfast at the Rocket Shop Cafe Sunday morning. John Harmon had his Rocket parked outside and it was touching to see moms holding their children's hands going outside to get a...
Forum: Rocket 09-18-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 256,607
Posted By mark manda
Stunning aircraft-- looks like its faster than...

Stunning aircraft-- looks like its faster than those 400 mph glasses I saw at Reno.

Way to go!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-17-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,645
Posted By mark manda
Thank you Rocketbob!

Thank you Rocketbob!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-17-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,645
Posted By mark manda
I've got two cracks started vertically on one leg...

I've got two cracks started vertically on one leg socket.
Any patch available?
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-16-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,713
Posted By mark manda
According to the article in the Bakersfield...

According to the article in the Bakersfield Californian last Saturday, it said that he radioed a friend that his stick had broke. Paper said F 1 Rocket.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2009, 01:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,737
Posted By mark manda
I agree. A big torquey 3.6 circa '95 always...

I agree. A big torquey 3.6 circa '95 always reminds me of a hot rod Lycoming four banger acceleration.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,558
Posted By mark manda
'86 rg500-- BMW '04 r1150rt

we need more picts of bikes by planes.

http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/3133/6101786152906024.jpg (http://img136.imageshack.us/i/6101786152906024.jpg/)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,154
Posted By mark manda
http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/2788/img6599.jp...

http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/2788/img6599.jpg (http://img179.imageshack.us/i/img6599.jpg/)

here's one of two galleries with me noodling with flush...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,798
Posted By mark manda
side view

http://img143.imageshack.us/img143/7355/5102779171805019.jpg (http://img143.imageshack.us/i/5102779171805019.jpg/)

side view of our 7a.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,817
Posted By mark manda
My hips and legs hurt for weeks after taking...

My hips and legs hurt for weeks after taking rides in rv-4's. Not the case at all in Hr2.

6' 2" 215#
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,774
Posted By mark manda
I bought mine at an auto paint chain called...

I bought mine at an auto paint chain called "Finish Masters"
Forum: Rocket 08-27-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,805
Posted By mark manda
Did someone mention canopies are...

Did someone mention canopies are different.

Slider canopy generally on the F1 and tilt over on the Harmon Rocket.

There are a few choices on the engine cowling openings.

F1's have a smoother...
Forum: Rocket 08-24-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,998
Posted By mark manda
Two thumbs up from me too, Lee! Rocket on!

Two thumbs up from me too, Lee! Rocket on!
Forum: California 08-15-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By mark manda
I don't have a camera just cam corder. urgh. We...

I don't have a camera just cam corder. urgh.

We went to the first year of ALMS then WSC with the budget GTP cars- the $999,000 Ferraris v. Riley Scotts. Nice sound up the back straight!
Forum: California 08-15-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By mark manda
I don't have a camera just cam corder. urgh. We...

I don't have a camera just cam corder. urgh.

We went to the first year of ALMS then WSC with the budget GTP cars- the $999,000 Ferraris. Nice sound up the back straight!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,167
Posted By mark manda
They should toss one into the Quick build fuse...

They should toss one into the Quick build fuse for free before it heads back this way.:)
Forum: California 08-13-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By mark manda
anyone in Monterey this weekend for Races?

Anybody going to the Monterey Historic races? I was thinking of flying in for just one day or riding the BMW 1150rt up there.

Porsche is the honored marque so it's going to be crazy with german...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,221
Posted By mark manda
I'd like to see that. Viva la France One...

I'd like to see that.

Viva la France

One hundred years ago on the 25th.
Forum: California 07-17-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By mark manda
I just helped the horse shoer last sat. trim nine...

I just helped the horse shoer last sat. trim nine horses, seven that stay in the pasture all the time. YOU MUST BE CRAZY! :) I'm still sore and I only held them. At least I didn't get stepped on...
Forum: California 07-17-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By mark manda
anyone at Petaluma this weekend? o69

I am going to fly in for a horsemanship clinic(Dennis Reis) in the 7a and I was hoping to find a ride (or taxi) 12 miles to the ranch sat. and sun. morn.

I hear there is an open house sat. morn. at...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-04-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,324
Posted By mark manda
I was wondering if he meant warbirds. I also...

I was wondering if he meant warbirds.

I also wondering if the PIC of Rutan's Voyager was able to log that flight as a cross country in the log book?:confused:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-20-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By mark manda
gen 2 gold box is the BMA EFIS one model

gen 2 gold box is the BMA EFIS one model
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-19-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By mark manda
BMA efis picts to vegas

http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/4125/deserttronapassio2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/4470/tronavfrscreenas2.jpg...
Forum: Rocket 11-21-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 256,607
Posted By mark manda
Harmon Rocket II rolled out of paint shop

Last year at this time I was headed to Taylor, TX. for the Rocket 100 race. Wish I could be there.

http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/1581/cameradownload135cz8.jpg...
Forum: Rocket 08-16-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,253
Posted By mark manda
i was at L 45 a couple weeks ago just before...

i was at L 45 a couple weeks ago just before Rosie flew in and I heard this high RPM radical high horsepower plane in and around the pattern. Yep. The HR-3 was out flying.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-11-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,896
Posted By mark manda
the guy made it sound like he was always bumping...

the guy made it sound like he was always bumping into the fiberglass wingtips in his hangar and/or he didn't want to mess with finishing the fiberglass either.

and he said his plane was definitely...
Forum: Rocket 06-08-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,713
Posted By mark manda
FWIW-- at the bakersfield muni fly-in yesterday--...

FWIW-- at the bakersfield muni fly-in yesterday-- a guy had a six A with NO WINGTIPS.

he had yellow plates larger than the shape of the wing itself.

IIRC-- he implied that the plane was slower and...
Forum: California 05-21-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,453
Posted By mark manda
runways up towards Shaver Lake?above fresno

family is going to Shaver Lake the same weekend as Golden West.

anybody know of the closest strips before you get into the mountains?

thx
Forum: Rocket 05-05-2008, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,159
Posted By mark manda
sorry-- need to talk to him. I've gotta HR2 at...

sorry-- need to talk to him.

I've gotta HR2 at the quickbuild stage for sale though.
Forum: Rocket 05-04-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,159
Posted By mark manda
might be CG problems trying to put a EVO wing on...

might be CG problems trying to put a EVO wing on a HR2?

I had a good time visiting with Mark at the Friday night Taylor Race dinner last month.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 05-01-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,557
Posted By mark manda
120kts. for me. 7a

120kts. for me. 7a
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-20-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,629
Posted By mark manda
One Bad airplane Tug

over the top? :)http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/303/42008031vv3.jpg
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-19-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,027
Posted By mark manda
http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/9562/42008011hs...

http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/9562/42008011hs7.jpg

darn. thought I found the same nose art today at Minter Field in Shafter,CA. Doolittle tribute.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By mark manda
That is really SPECIAL! thanks for telling us...

That is really SPECIAL! thanks for telling us about a great memorable day and accomplishing kind of a Full circle.... lots of us never will.
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