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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By Vlad
Greg take it man it’s perfect. Correct the paint...

Greg take it man it’s perfect. Correct the paint if needed it’s minor.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Vlad
On my O-320 it's a solid copper washer.

On my O-320 it's a solid copper washer.
Forum: Trip Write-ups Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice video! I am so proud I parked my RV by The...

Nice video! I am so proud I parked my RV by The Star in Ajo :D

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Snake Eye denied my request for the low level...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,439
Posted By Vlad
Thank for info Darin! Give us a pirep how it...

Thank for info Darin! Give us a pirep how it went. Looks like a nice run.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,439
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up I envy you Darin good job landing on hard water!...

I envy you Darin good job landing on hard water! I doubt I could find a decent ice runway this year. I still have February of cold winter in Wyoming but deep snow on the lakes makes it impossible to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,439
Posted By Vlad
I was still preheating when you zoomed over :D

I was still preheating when you zoomed over :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,439
Posted By Vlad
Wait a second... I think I heard and saw you give...

Wait a second... I think I heard and saw you give me a time stamp Jereme.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,439
Posted By Vlad
Gorgeous views thanks for sharing.

Gorgeous views thanks for sharing.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-24-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Vlad
SV-BAT-320

This Dynon battery is 10 years old. Flew for 40+ hours and was replaced by an avionics shop because it didn't pass 45 minutes test. Still have a lot of juice. How about $50 shipped?...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-23-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Vlad
Sold thanks James!

Sold thanks James!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,439
Posted By Vlad
Managed to do two Touch-and-Go on ice near...

Managed to do two Touch-and-Go on ice near Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport. Ice fishermen nearby were excited. Sorry no pictures left camera in the truck :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-23-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Vlad
Yes it would Jim.

Yes it would Jim.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-19-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Vlad
PMs and emails answered thanks for the interest....

PMs and emails answered thanks for the interest. I will try to find out more about autopilot functionality and compatibility and post here.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-19-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By Vlad
FS; Transponder, TruTrak autopilot and more

Transponder and AP are sold.

Tail beacon coming soon. Experimental version.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-19-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Vlad
I definitely will thanks for great picture.

I definitely will thanks for great picture.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-18-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,435
Posted By Vlad
Or add a second muff in sequence.

Or add a second muff in sequence.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,232
Posted By Vlad
Took a trip down south for...

Took a trip down south for...
Forum: Northeast 01-13-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Vlad
James I would suggest Solberg Aviation out of New...

James I would suggest Solberg Aviation out of New Jersey. A bit of a drive from Big Apple but very friendly community. Give them a call you wonít regret.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-10-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By Vlad
Cool run Steve. Glad chocks performed as...

Cool run Steve. Glad chocks performed as advertised :)
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-09-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Vlad
I am coming there for heavy maintenance maybe I...

I am coming there for heavy maintenance maybe I can buy you a drink Joe :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,459
Posted By Vlad
Great idea John to count places thanks! Did you...

Great idea John to count places thanks! Did you count only paved fields or unimproved/off airport RV landings as well? What map do you use to compile them?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,988
Views: 1,387,173
Posted By Vlad
Thats a neat shop Dave. Soon you will be able to...

Thats a neat shop Dave. Soon you will be able to beat Martin :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Vlad
Sender removal and replacement

Jim you can get the sending unit out without removing the tank. Take your time you will use a lot of words but very few tools :). I recently discovered a leak from a sending unit took me couple...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-04-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Vlad
I saw similar unit in action in Maine years ago....

I saw similar unit in action in Maine years ago. Does the job in remote location. Compact fits in the baggage compartment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,695
Posted By Vlad
Where is the canard? :)

Where is the canard? :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,695
Posted By Vlad
The same here at 33U :D

The same here at 33U :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-31-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Very cool thanks!

Very cool thanks!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-29-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,758
Posted By Vlad
Too late Dan. I am not gaining much prop...

Too late Dan. I am not gaining much prop clearance anyway. Not sure it's better some of my buddies with proper wheelies don't go places I invite them to :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-29-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,758
Posted By Vlad
It would be very hard on propeller tips during...

It would be very hard on propeller tips during taxi and takeoff Bill. A lot of rock chips there. Not the Hop-Along pool table...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,954
Posted By Vlad
Nice reach John! This year was not the best for...

Nice reach John! This year was not the best for me. Was hit hard by the virus May/June then in August a piston got burned through. Closing the year with mostly local flying under 200 hours. High...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-29-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,758
Posted By Vlad
Sand Wash BLM airstrip Utah

I was salivating over this gem (https://utahbackcountrypilots.org/airstrips/SANDWASH) for several years. Today was the day to plant the wheels on this rocky surface. However, with full fuel and no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,866
Posted By Vlad
Incredible! Thanks!

Incredible! Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,866
Posted By Vlad
Christmas 2021 Short Flight

I managed a brief flight after the blizzard. Rust Prevention Program has to continue till new engine arrives :)

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Xmas_flying_-_1_(2).jpeg

The...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-26-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,626
Posted By Vlad
Copy thanks Bob. I did use Aeroshell for first...

Copy thanks Bob. I did use Aeroshell for first two years then switched to Phillips. I thought it was related to a blow by.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-26-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,626
Posted By Vlad
Bob quick question since we are on the subject....

Bob quick question since we are on the subject. Why the color of my engine innards are different from Kent's?

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Forum: RV-14 12-25-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By Vlad
If he doesnít have any carpet the floor resonance...

If he doesnít have any carpet the floor resonance is pronounced at certain power settings.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-22-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By Vlad
Jim if you decide to sell the airbox kit I am...

Jim if you decide to sell the airbox kit I am interested.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-18-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,167
Posted By Vlad
Good ol' Carla's. I have a decoration in mind...

Good ol' Carla's. I have a decoration in mind next time I am there...
Forum: The RV Grin 12-18-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Lee on YOUR First Flight! Nice...

Congratulations Lee on YOUR First Flight! Nice camera angle on a very familiar runway.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-15-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,676
Posted By Vlad
Leave it there. Continue covering the front or...

Leave it there. Continue covering the front or put the second shutter :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-13-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,750
Posted By Vlad
Solidworks causes this. Be careful :D

Solidworks causes this. Be careful :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-13-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,093
Posted By Vlad
You are lucky Alex. Soon you might find an ice...

You are lucky Alex. Soon you might find an ice runway. No frozen art in my territory yet. A patches by Fire Hole the rest above the state line is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By Vlad
Yes...

Yes...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-11-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,167
Posted By Vlad
Mike glad to see the write up. Glad to see you...

Mike glad to see the write up. Glad to see you back in the traveling mode. I am getting a new motor sometime next year and already planning heading your way...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-09-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,676
Posted By Vlad
Get that nice plenum off and tape inside the...

Get that nice plenum off and tape inside the cooler. Completely. You would be pleasantly surprised what it does. When it's very cold tape both sides.

Tape at the back as shown will eventually peel...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-09-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Vlad
I've seen a very nice quality tire on a Czech...

I've seen a very nice quality tire on a Czech made airplane in Russia. Not Beringer but an excellent quality. Need to dig a source. Made in Europe I believe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,263
Posted By Vlad
I like your paint scheme Richard.

I like your paint scheme Richard.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,263
Posted By Vlad
Glad to see your formation gang back in the...

Glad to see your formation gang back in the business Billsky! Love that low level picture along Atlantic shore. Good memories thanks!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-06-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,923
Posted By Vlad
This. Working on a solution thanks Gary.

This. Working on a solution thanks Gary.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-05-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,758
Posted By Vlad
Atomic City and Fremont Island

Two more strips added to the pool recently. Atomic City, Idaho U37 (https://www.airnav.com/airport/U37)....
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-05-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By Vlad
Wow that's a beautiful aircraft! Congratulations...

Wow that's a beautiful aircraft! Congratulations Chris! Many enjoyable flying hours ahead.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-04-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,923
Posted By Vlad
Itís black after several hours in my engine :)

Itís black after several hours in my engine :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-27-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 50,801
Posted By Vlad
#68 Fremont Island

I haven't landed on an island for a while. Couple days ago scored another one. Fremont Island on Great Salt Lake has two backcountry airstrips a lower and upper. I landed on the upper....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Paul! I know a couple of Walmarts within...

Thanks Paul! I know a couple of Walmarts within walking distance from airports :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,609
Posted By Vlad
Happy testing Eric. Enjoy!

Happy testing Eric. Enjoy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 651,793
Posted By Vlad
You are not Steve you are fit man! Keep those...

You are not Steve you are fit man! Keep those marathons running.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By Vlad
If Grinch doesnít take it I am interested :D

If Grinch doesnít take it I am interested :D
Forum: Canada 11-22-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Vlad
Thanks for info Andy. I need to renew mine third...

Thanks for info Andy. I need to renew mine third time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 201,745
Posted By Vlad
Center bottom skin wear

Those who are still building and expect a lot of flying take a look at this center bottom fuselage skin wear F-976. You might want to prevent it by putting a sort of anti chafing material....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,341
Posted By Vlad
Back to flight test mode after replacing couple...

Back to flight test mode after replacing couple pistons...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-21-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,058
Posted By Vlad
Certificate of Achievement

Received yesterday :)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,339
Posted By Vlad
I am so jealous! I am just a couple RV hours from...

I am so jealous! I am just a couple RV hours from all the fun :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,103
Posted By Vlad
Fifty six hundred plus...

Fifty six hundred plus...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,103
Posted By Vlad
Looked inside another tired cylinder. I don't...

Looked inside another tired cylinder. I don't think it will make it three TBOs it's exhausted. Anyone has a new O-320-D2G for sale?...
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