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Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-13-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,371
Posted By docsuresh
Remembering Jon Thocker

Two years ago today. Miss him.
Pretty sure there's a great flying community he's got going up there. :)

Suresh
Forum: California 08-10-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By docsuresh
Redding, Eureka/Arcata

Just returned from a week in Redding and Eureka/Arcata.

Redding
1) Redding Jet Center - full-service FBO. Dustin (in maintenance/service) is fantastic and very helpful. Oxygen refill was $75!. I...
Forum: California 07-29-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By docsuresh
Thank you for the detailed replies

Fellow RV-ers. Thank you for the detailed replies and suggestions. Appreciate it very much.

Called and spoke with the Redding Jet Center..any hangar opening (FYI) is only for overnight parking or a...
Forum: California 07-28-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By docsuresh
Visiting Redding, hangar/parking/flying tips appreciated

Good evening,
in the midst of this grueling lockdown, the wife and I just decided we'll spend next week in Redding and hike some and rest some.
Appreciate any guidance on parking RV in KRDD transient...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By docsuresh
Earl, not sure what specific location you had in...

Earl, not sure what specific location you had in mind on the West Coast. I can get this thread started for you from the southern-most point on the West Coast. In San Diego, we have a number of A&Ps...
Forum: Northeast 07-06-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,251
Posted By docsuresh
Thank you for the responses. Appreciate your...

Thank you for the responses. Appreciate your suggestions. Have also connected with a few folks in Cambridge and PVD and will check out the options. Thank you again.

Suresh
Forum: Northeast 07-03-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,251
Posted By docsuresh
RV7 Moving to Cambridge this Fall

Fellow RVers, let me introduce myself - my name is Suresh Subramanian and I am moving this fall to Cambridge (from San Diego) as a grad student. Looking for hangar/shared hangar space for Cinnamon...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-26-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 40,602
Posted By docsuresh
Add one more to the list of people Jon touched....

Add one more to the list of people Jon touched. He has stayed with us in San Diego, I have stayed with him and Deb in OH, we have flown cross country together. Spoke just 4 weeks ago. This one has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,680
Posted By docsuresh
she was "Cinnamon Girl" from the moment her paint...

she was "Cinnamon Girl" from the moment her paint dried..

...
I run in the night
You see us together
Chasing the moonlight
My cinnamon girl...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,257
Posted By docsuresh
Ditto. Safe to assume that most, if not all,...

Ditto. Safe to assume that most, if not all, life insurance policies will not cover aviation (let alone, GA).
If you click through the ads on AOPA it will take you to a few insurance brokers. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,519
Posted By docsuresh
One of Mike's cardinal instructions is to hold...

One of Mike's cardinal instructions is to hold the stick fully back while taxiing an A model. During training I frustrated Mike to the point where he said "you're mighty lazy on the stick, aren't...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-21-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,063
Posted By docsuresh
Shawn, just watched your video. Lovely airplane...

Shawn, just watched your video. Lovely airplane and great flying on your part dodging weather and terrain. Inspiring. Thank you.
Forum: RV-10 09-18-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,115
Posted By docsuresh
Congratulations. What a great milestone. If your...

Congratulations. What a great milestone. If your travels bring you to So California, do connect.

Suresh Subramanian
N765RV
RV 7A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By docsuresh
The 2-plug to Lemo adapter does not provide power...

The 2-plug to Lemo adapter does not provide power to the headset.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,976
Posted By docsuresh
Lemo headset cable - replacement

I just got this done for a Bose and a Lightspeed Zulu headset. They go about it in different ways.
Bose will send you a replacement cable and its a 2 minute job to replace the cable by user. (did it...
Forum: Texas (South) 05-11-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,594
Posted By docsuresh
David, thank you. I plan to call Sugarland...

David, thank you. I plan to call Sugarland tomorrow to inquire about possible hangar space since its about 12 miles from where I have to go for my meetings. If that does not work out, I will reach...
Forum: Texas (South) 05-10-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,594
Posted By docsuresh
KDWH - possible to get a hangar/shared-hangar rental for 3 days?

You guys always have dramatic weather in Houston (coming from southern Calif kid). Wondering if I could get the RV parked in a hangar (as opposed to the ramp) for the 3 nights I am in Houston....
Forum: Texas (South) 05-04-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,594
Posted By docsuresh
Thank you for the information. KDWH it is going...

Thank you for the information. KDWH it is going to be. 100LL at $3.59. Nice.
Fingers crossed for good weather.

Suresh
Forum: Texas (South) 05-04-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,594
Posted By docsuresh
Request recommendation on Houston airport

Good morning. Weather dependent, hope to fly to Houston later this month (16th) for a meeting. Will be staying in the Galleria area for 4 nights.

Any recommendation on an airport to land and park...
Forum: Northwest 08-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,494
Posted By docsuresh
Seattle area recommendation

I have a niece living in the Seattle area (Mercer Island) who is keen to take up flying. She is super smart and based on her track record I know if she gets into it, she?ll see it through.

Any...
Forum: California 10-30-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,362
Posted By docsuresh
If you can fly over to San Diego, there are a...

If you can fly over to San Diego, there are a couple of top notch RV trainers here..everything from transition through aerobatics. Check your PMs

Suresh
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,267
Posted By docsuresh
Colorado Springs

If you are based in or near Colorado Springs and are willing to introduce a wonderful gentleman to RVs and flying, please send me a PM.

We met on a long international flight. Bill is about 60, a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,390
Posted By docsuresh
The first time on this long route is always a...

The first time on this long route is always a little nervy, no matter what anyone says. The fun part is playing with routes and WX and fuel prices and armchair flying the route for weeks before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By docsuresh
Not good. Worked through a sequence of...

Not good. Worked through a sequence of steps/tests yesterday and long story short ? ended up pulling cylinder #3 and located a lifter that was pretty badly spalled with the cam in bad shape as well....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By docsuresh
Contact at Superior Engines

Closing the loop. Made contact with the folks at Superior. Receiving quick detailed response.
I have been speaking with Darrell Ingle dingle@superiorairparts.com.

Suresh
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By docsuresh
Contact at Superior Engine

Does anyone have a contact at Superior Air Parts (Superior engines). Have called multiple times, left messages without a response.

Background
Have an RV7/XP-360 with 495 hours on a meticulously...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,010
Posted By docsuresh
I'll cast my vote for Jon Thocker's video (the...

I'll cast my vote for Jon Thocker's video (the one with Haley). Its sunshine all the way.

Here's another one that I have watched more times than I can count. Hopefully someday I will meet these...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,534
Posted By docsuresh
Lightspeed Zulu - PIREP

Have just completed 500 hours on a set of Lightspeed Zulus. No problems with the product.

I do want to post a note of appreciation to Lightspeed for their great service and support. On two...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,717
Posted By docsuresh
Team AeroDynamix show in Acapulco

Heard this morning that Team RV was putting on an airshow in Acapulco next week. I can think of worse places to be in than Acapulco, in November. :)

Good luck. Please post pictures and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 214,462
Posted By docsuresh
Gotta love this

Bet most of you have seen better..Coming back from San Jose to San Diego yesterday had a 34kt tailwind. Ground speed over 200kts!!! Of course I put money in the bank going up with a 18kt headwind but...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-01-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,893
Posted By docsuresh
What a great video!

Darren..great trip and great video. Please consider extending trip further south to San Diego next time. Great bunch of RV-ers here, lots of things to see and your daughter reminds me of mine (who...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,594
Posted By docsuresh
GDL 39 Traffic question

Connected GDL 39 to 696. Software updated on both. Device located on glareshield. RV7.
Weather works fine.
Traffic - only Air to Air appears to be working. Unable to get TIS ground to turn on (has a...
Forum: Midwest 10-06-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By docsuresh
RV-ers in Kansas City area

Good morning. I know there are a number of great builders and flyers in the KC area. On my way to/back from Osh I have seen some very nice RVs in those parts. Looking to speak or meet with some of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,348
Posted By docsuresh
Gary Brown

If this is The Gary Brown from Independence, OR...I second that. What a professional and someone who goes out of his way to help with RVs!

Suresh
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,657
Posted By docsuresh
There are a number of MOAs and Restricted spaces...

There are a number of MOAs and Restricted spaces along your route so depending on activity you are going to have to navigate around a lot.

I have always wanted to stop by KTCS (Truth or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,463
Posted By docsuresh
Anyone else with interesting neighbors?

Yesterday my neighbor and I pulled out our airplanes at about the same time to go fly. I sure live next to some big boys! :)

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e270/sureshs/Pics/MyneighborandI.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,236
Posted By docsuresh
Just one guys opinion..The Doll (and I have not...

Just one guys opinion..The Doll (and I have not seen it live) is my pick for the most beautiful RV.

My browser opens to vansairforce.com that has a shot of the Doll and I link through to the forum...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,958
Posted By docsuresh
Paul Kube

Many years ago Paul Kube, one of the RV "greats" here in San Diego took me up for my first "free" RV flight and it changed my life..all I can do is repay it forward.

But my experience is that most...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,151
Posted By docsuresh
India. Flew sailplanes in Delhi through undergrad...

India. Flew sailplanes in Delhi through undergrad years. Moved to Nebraska at 21. Later spent 10 years in South Dakota. Not Deadwood, but son was born in Yankton, SD! Now in sunny socal...miss the...
Forum: California 09-02-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,558
Posted By docsuresh
Welcome

Welcome, Dan. If you haven't already, do stop by Ramona..an active, fun, opinionated (and hungry!) group of RVs and RVers. Most weekends the gang is flying.

Suresh
765RV
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,305
Posted By docsuresh
XM Antenna

I have had two XM antennas (396, 696) mounted on the glareshield with no loss of reception at any time.

Suresh
7A
Forum: Midwest 08-28-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By docsuresh
Thanks

Thanks for everyone's reply.
I'll be there late in September and would be good to meet some folks there so I can get a sense of hangar/flying/community etc.

Larry..great to hear you are in Lincoln....
Forum: Midwest 08-28-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By docsuresh
Laramie WY

Am looking at a possible long-term (multi-year) project in Laramie WY and wondering if there are any folks on this board who are from that neck of the woods. Look forward to learning more about the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,388
Posted By docsuresh
Great thread.. My fav is Cinnamon Girl by Neil...

Great thread..

My fav is Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young (not just because my a/c is Cinnamon and Cream colored).
Mostly..anything by Neil Young, Wilco, Uncle Tupelo, Jayhawks..on my flying playlist....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,969
Posted By docsuresh
A380 and RV-8

Just got around to watching the Aviators DVD I picked up at Osh.
Test pilot for the Airbus A380 speaks about his ?other? airplane, an RV-8! Trying to describe the great handling and flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,891
Posted By docsuresh
One more..

Great thread.
Not directly related to EAA, but the preparations that AT&T had put in (if they did such a thing) for Airventure was terrible. Their local cell tower was overwhelmed all day and it was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,219
Posted By docsuresh
Add one more to the list..

Four long legs from San Diego to Wisconsin. Took the north route. Via Fillmore UT, over the rockies to Scottsbluff, NE, a little deviation to say hi to Mt Rushmore and now overnight in Waukesha, WI...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,455
Posted By docsuresh
Stein rocks!

Folks..I know Stein does not need any more referrals but let me add one nonetheless.

I recently had a frustrating experience with Garmin (Garmin has outstanding customer service but we all ended up...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,036
Posted By docsuresh
Anyone around Vermillion or Yankton SD?

We are heading "home" to Vermillion later this week for a wedding. Anyone around those parts..would love to connect.

Suresh
N765RV
RV7A Flying
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,148
Posted By docsuresh
Welcome aboard

Most of us are lurking and learning...:)
Look forward to reading about your flying experiences..

Suresh
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,046
Posted By docsuresh
696 problem

Getting ready for a cross-country, decided to get the 696 out of the panel and get the GXM40 antenna connected and weather turned on. Keep getting "No XM Antenna" error. Tried connecting to the...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 04-10-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,729
Posted By docsuresh
Inspiring!

Stephan
Sent you a PM on local fundraising.
Many of the Ramona RV gang visit Borrego frequently to fill up. I know you are not big into self-aggrandizement, but maybe we could give you a Bon Voyage...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-07-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,128
Posted By docsuresh
Congratulations Ron

Ron..we haven't met, but what an inspiring story.

I can't believe there are many people on this list who are less fit to "build" things than I. Please send more pictures ...

Suresh
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-09-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,109
Posted By docsuresh
Thank you. There is a lovely flow to the eloquent...

Thank you. There is a lovely flow to the eloquent pictures and the brief writeup.
Look forward to many more..you have endless daylight for many more months.

Suresh
N765RV
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,971
Posted By docsuresh
Always motivated

To read how all of you manage to fit building and flying your RVs into your busy lives and crazy weather. We've had our share of wet this spring in SoCal and the storms seem to time themselves to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,523
Posted By docsuresh
Not sure where you are located..but if you are...

Not sure where you are located..but if you are looking to buy at Gillespie..send me a PM. There's a sleazeball (well known to the locals) there who owns a few hangars and tried selling me one until I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,243
Posted By docsuresh
Yesterday a couple of us flew back from Rosamond...

Yesterday a couple of us flew back from Rosamond to RNM at 11.5k (the only sane way to cross LA from one end to the other?).

Living in San Diego, most flights of any distance require crossing the LA...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 150,141
Posted By docsuresh
My new favorite is

Air Vagabonds by Anthony Vallone.
A collection of stories by ferry pilots delivering GA airplanes across the world in the 70s and 80s. That line between "courage" and "completely out of their minds"...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By docsuresh
Linking Garmin696 to TT autopilot

Checking with folks who are using a Garmin X96 with a Trutrak AP.

I am about to pull the last of my remaining hair on this one. The rest of the panel is working great but I haven't been able to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,844
Posted By docsuresh
Congratulations!

Congratulations Chase! Be proud.
I hope our 10 year old son can do the same in our 7A when the time comes.
Send pics from your long cross country, PPL and more.

Suresh
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-23-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,114
Posted By docsuresh
Namibia Trip

Thanks Rudi. Await your next trip and report.
Brings back memories...spent 5 years in Lusaka/Jo'Burg/Windhoek. Katima was a favorite weekend haunt after a drive through Chobe. All my stories are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,996
Posted By docsuresh
Surreality..

Just what was needed....its been sucky weather here for weeks..this week is shaping up better. Time to do a few dawn patrol flights..

Thanks Paul!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,248
Posted By docsuresh
Faulty manifold pressure readings

7A, 0-360, CS Harzell, Dynon D180. MAP reading does not go below 18" with throttle closed.. On the high side fully open, appears normal.

Anyone encountered this problem? Leakage in the system?...
Forum: Oregon 03-19-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,565
Posted By docsuresh
6A Prebuy in Oregon

Looking for prebuy help in Portland, OR area (aircraft located in Newbery). Detailed conversation with owner and about 30 some detailed photographs have been encouraging enough to move to prebuy...
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