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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-20-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,692
Posted By genelee59
Video: Acro in my RV-7A

I had another opportunity to fly aerobatics in my RV7a with former SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Col Rich Graham. We did some Spins, Loops and Rich tried his hand at a few attempts at Immelmans...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By genelee59
What's the trick to doing eights? Something about...

What's the trick to doing eights? Something about "If the point moves forward of the wing, move the stick forward", is that how to think of it when flying them? The whole pivotal altitude thing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By genelee59
Practicing Proficiency at Primary Maneuvers in my RV-7A

When's the last time you tried your hand at the primary maneuvers that earned you a private pilot license?
It has been Forever since I have, but I thought it would be fun to give them a shot in my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,809
Posted By genelee59
Thanks for the kind words! I love the flying...

Thanks for the kind words! I love the flying part, I hate the narration part! Like everyone seems to, I hate the sound of my own voice! :D

-Gene
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,809
Posted By genelee59
btw - i just wanted to point out that in the...

btw - i just wanted to point out that in the upper right corner of the video is the speed i'm flying at. I'm sure ya'll noticed that, but just in case you didn't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,809
Posted By genelee59
As I'd replied to PlaneCrazy, i've been flying...

As I'd replied to PlaneCrazy, i've been flying over the fence at 80 MPH (70kts). Is the 65 kts speed considered a accepted standard for the RV-7s? How much flap is being used at that speed?

Yes, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,809
Posted By genelee59
In the beginning, when first learning to fly the...

In the beginning, when first learning to fly the plane, I would come down final at 90mph. As I gain experience I brought that speed down to 80mph. I go by MPH rather than KTS because the AS indicator...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,809
Posted By genelee59
The fork and bearing are vans 2nd gen. The only...

The fork and bearing are vans 2nd gen. The only mod made to that was to drill 2 small holes through the fork into the bearing to stake them with roll pins. It doesn't have the grove or beringer...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,809
Posted By genelee59
''Perfect" Landings: The Search Continues in my RV-7A

Another unique view of landings from under the plane.
I took in everyone's advice from my last posting (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=130912) of my landings video, and tried...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-27-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,574
Posted By genelee59
Thanks for noticing Webb :D

Thanks for noticing Webb :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-25-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,909
Posted By genelee59
Here's information about the sound track from...

Here's information about the sound track from Bryan.

The audio is Hans Zimmer, Journey to the Line. The Thin Red Line soundtrack.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,574
Posted By genelee59
A couple of you had the question about the stock...

A couple of you had the question about the stock wheel axel. The answer to that is that I don't actually know, because i bought the plane rather than having built it myself.

Your comments about...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-24-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,574
Posted By genelee59
Hi Spence, I got the mounting hardware from a...

Hi Spence, I got the mounting hardware from a place called PlaneAround.com. The same mounting hardware that goes into the wingtip mounts works on the tiedown screw holes as well.

Here's a video...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-31-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,671
Posted By genelee59
George, I see you've written an interesting...

George, I see you've written an interesting looking book called "J-3 to Mach-3". It sounds like something I'd really enjoy and I look forward to reading it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,774
Posted By genelee59
Cockpit iPad wouldn't charge - problem solved

I'd been using an Android tablet on my panel but switched to an iPad and despite being connected to power it wouldn't charge. I found a solution to the problem and it now works great. Here's what I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-28-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 83,932
Posted By genelee59
Learning aerobatics with Col Rich Graham...

Learning aerobatics with Col Rich Graham (ret)

http://thehdpilot.com/photos/505-!!capture5.png

http://thehdpilot.com/photos/504-2014-10-19OverthetopwithRichGraham.png
Forum: ADS-B 04-13-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,756
Posted By genelee59
I just finished upgrading my Vans RV-7a to ADS-B IN/OUT, and I came out $2,500 ahead

I just finished upgrading my RV-7a panel to ADS-B In & Out, and I came out over $2,500 Ahead by doing it. I wrote up a description of what I did.

http://www.thehdpilot.com/blog-article.aspx?id=53
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,208
Posted By genelee59
Aerobatic Fun!

I've posted some videos here lately of learning aerobatics in my RV-7a so that other RV pilots could learn from them too.
As it turned out, I was lucky enough that the instructor I've been learning...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-11-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,415
Posted By genelee59
GA News highlights RV Acro Video

GeneralAviationNews highlights acro video with Ret. Col. Richard Graham
http://generalaviationnews.com/2015/02/07/video-learning-aerobatics-from-an-sr-71-pilot/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By genelee59
Example of Better Sharpness

An example of where the 4 does show better sharness / resolution that the 3+ is at 1:23 into the video. Be sure to change to 1080p on YouTube once of the video is playing.
But overall, i was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By genelee59
A Flight Video Comparison of a GoPro 4 vs. a GoPro 3+ Black

I got a GoPro 4 and after seeing some videos with it wasn't so sure i was getting anything better than my GoPro 3+ Black was doing.
So I mounted a '4' on one wing and a '3+' on the other wing and...
Forum: ADS-B 01-22-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,014
Posted By genelee59
First Look: ADS-B Traffic on Garmin Pilot using Garmin's GDL-39-3D

First Look: ADS-B Traffic on Garmin Pilot using Garmin's GDL-39-3D

I just bought a Nexus-10 Android tablet to run the Garmin Pilot app. On the same day my tablet showed up, so did the Garmin...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-05-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,066
Posted By genelee59
Foreflight's Synthetic Vision Test Flight

A couple days ago I'd purchased Foreflight's brand new Synthetic Vision add-on, so when the rain finally stopped I took to the skies, eager to give it a try.

I hadn't set out to make a video of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-01-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,424
Posted By genelee59
:eek: Good One - LOL

:eek:
Good One - LOL
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,424
Posted By genelee59
Follow-Up Note: A reader pointed out the...

Follow-Up Note: A reader pointed out the 'volcano' is a Cinder-Cone (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinder_cone).
Click on the link to read about them.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,424
Posted By genelee59
I don't remember seeing helicopters, other than...

I don't remember seeing helicopters, other than coming and going right around the airport. Even then there were only a couple of them. Planes on the other hand were coming and going non-stop out of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-30-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,424
Posted By genelee59
Grand Canyon Adventure

Photos from my flight out to (and over) the Grand Canyon in my RV-7a

Click here for all the pictures and the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-30-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 74,590
Posted By genelee59
RWY-18 @ KTKI in my...

RWY-18 @ KTKI in my RV-7a

http://www.genelee.com/final.png
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-03-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,672
Posted By genelee59
The POH for my RV shows the range of speeds to do...

The POH for my RV shows the range of speeds to do a loop at go from 140mph to 179mph. For no 'good' reason i've always chose the high end value of 170mph because i didn't want to find myself not...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-02-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,672
Posted By genelee59
Since the AOA has a tone in the headsets (that...

Since the AOA has a tone in the headsets (that chirps faster as it gets closer to critical angle of attack) and not just the visual indication, would that change the answer you gave in any way? Say...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-01-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,672
Posted By genelee59
I have the Dynon heated pitot tube with AOA. It...

I have the Dynon heated pitot tube with AOA. It feeds my Dynon D10a mini-EFIS for visual indication and is then fed into my audio panel for audio alerts. It's funny though, during my acro lessons I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-01-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,672
Posted By genelee59
I have to admit, not only is the plane doing a...

I have to admit, not only is the plane doing a lot of spinning but so is my brain ;)
I have a hard time keeping up with noticing things like that until I go back and review the video of my flights....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-30-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,672
Posted By genelee59
Arlen, congrats on getting a -6, and i find that...

Arlen, congrats on getting a -6, and i find that awesome that you've been inspired to give it a try too! :D
The more i get lessons on this stuff, the more comfortable i'm becoming with it. I am...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-30-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,672
Posted By genelee59
Thanks for taking the time to explain the...

Thanks for taking the time to explain the recovery techniques that you're familiar with. It sounds like you really know your spin stuff!
I'm going to print out your response and on my next lesson...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-26-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,267
Posted By genelee59
Hi Doug, First just to clarify, Smitty is my...

Hi Doug,
First just to clarify, Smitty is my hangar mate and video enthusiast friend.

I haven't done an inverted spin, YET. My RV doesn't have inverted systems so it would be tough for me to go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,856
Posted By genelee59
Stronger?

"...NavMonster should be back, stronger than ever,..."

Didn't anyone notice that there are no routing lines drawn on a map anymore?
Don't get me wrong, i LOVE the weather decoding but I also...
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