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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By philcam
Congratulations Bruce! So many accomplishments,...

Congratulations Bruce!

So many accomplishments, an amazing pilot, and wonderful CFI.
Forum: Texas (North) 02-19-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By philcam
The public use airports are all on a 4 to 6 year...

The public use airports are all on a 4 to 6 year waiting list for hangar space.

A T-hangar at 52F, home of VAF, was just advertised at $750 a month, but it was an end hangar and had space for an...
Forum: Texas (North) 02-19-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By philcam
Plano, Allen, McKinney, Frisco, Murphy, Lucas,...

Plano, Allen, McKinney, Frisco, Murphy, Lucas, and Wylie are all good places to live. It depends where in Plano he will be working. Plano covers a large geographic area and it can take 45 minutes in...
Forum: RV-14 12-29-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By philcam
Check with Chase Snodgrass over in Presidio. He...

Check with Chase Snodgrass over in Presidio. He was the EAA chapter president and build an RV 10
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-07-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,345
Posted By philcam
Jack, Iím sending you a private message with...

Jack,

Iím sending you a private message with contact info.

Phil
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,522
Posted By philcam
Congratulations Travis!

Congratulations Travis!
Forum: Texas (North) 12-09-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,718
Posted By philcam
Welcome to Texas. Aerocounty is a great place to...

Welcome to Texas. Aerocounty is a great place to be.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By philcam
Jim, It's how I roll.... :D

Jim, It's how I roll.... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,497
Posted By philcam
Congratulations Travis!

Congratulations Travis!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,145
Posted By philcam
Congratulations Josh!

Congratulations Josh!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,715
Posted By philcam
Thank you Jim, looking forward to it!

Thank you Jim, looking forward to it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,751
Posted By philcam
Joe, that is your smoothest landing yet! :)

Joe, that is your smoothest landing yet! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,818
Posted By philcam
KUNU - Dodge County gets my vote. When we...

KUNU - Dodge County gets my vote. When we couldn't get into OSH on Sunday this year the FBO treated all us refuges like kings.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,988
Posted By philcam
Mark, I think you meant "blue and white RV over...

Mark, I think you meant "blue and white RV over Fisk, rock your wings, good rock RV, now turn left and return to Ripon...." at least in the 2018 mess!


And to keep this from a thread drift, I use an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 59,691
Posted By philcam
The idea of mass arrivals going away isn’t going...

The idea of mass arrivals going away isn’t going to happen.

AirVenture is all about money for the EAA. Upsetting large groups of members, donors and owners groups with sponsorships is NOT going to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,649
Posted By philcam
Congratulations Montgomery High School! What an...

Congratulations Montgomery High School!

What an incredible accomplishment.

If my math is correct Bear Force One is the 15th successfully completed and flying Eagle's Nest Projects RV-12 and 7...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-14-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,087
Posted By philcam
Jim, You continue to amaze me.

Jim,

You continue to amaze me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,105
Posted By philcam
Great job Joe, I'm looking forward to EN-19

Great job Joe, I'm looking forward to EN-19
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,987
Posted By philcam
Anyone else at this stage yet? I?m having...

Anyone else at this stage yet? I?m having horrible luck with theses rivets even following the video, only about 1 in 3 rivets are acceptable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,401
Posted By philcam
Welcome to the club, Anthony.

Welcome to the club, Anthony.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,982
Posted By philcam
Have you tried using a squeezer instead of the...

Have you tried using a squeezer instead of the DRDT-2 to see if you get the same results?

I have Avery dies and use the Avery squeezer, DRDT-2 and pneumatic squeezer and have good results with all 3.
Forum: Fiberglass 06-30-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,455
Posted By philcam
Match drilling with Van's new gel coat.

With Van's new gel coated gray fiberglass parts, how are you match drilling, other than sanding the gel coat off?

I've tried to shine the brightest flashlight I own through the gel coat and it's too...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,586
Posted By philcam
I'd consider a good headset a must in addition...

I'd consider a good headset a must in addition to:

1) A go-pro style camera hooked into the audio. Review each flight with the GoPro video and really understand your mistakes. An airplane is a...
Forum: Primers 11-23-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,171
Posted By philcam
Thanks Mani, Very cool!

Thanks Mani,

Very cool!
Forum: Primers 11-22-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,171
Posted By philcam
Mani, What is a primer pistol?

Mani,

What is a primer pistol?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,806
Posted By philcam
Congratulations Declan and welcome to the club!

Congratulations Declan and welcome to the club!
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-30-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,258
Posted By philcam
I've been very happy with the audio from the...

I've been very happy with the audio from the nflight cord.

http://nflightcam.com/products/nflightcam-gopro-audio-power-cable
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-21-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,258
Posted By philcam
2 Hero 3s in the cabin and a Hero on the tail....

2 Hero 3s in the cabin and a Hero on the tail. I'm fairly tech savvy guy, the GoPro just doesn't have a good user interface in my opinion.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-20-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,258
Posted By philcam
I have 3 GoPros for the RV-12, and use them...

I have 3 GoPros for the RV-12, and use them frequently but find them very frustrating. Often they will not read the SD card, navigating through the menu is difficult and on several occasions I've...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-20-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 45,089
Posted By philcam
Vans has posted a video on their Facebook page of...

Vans has posted a video on their Facebook page of the new latch. It is very similar to the solution Scott Millhouse posted earlier in this...
Forum: RV-4 09-18-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,934
Posted By philcam
Hotel Whiskey aviation makes extended range tanks...

Hotel Whiskey aviation makes extended range tanks that fit in the lightening holes.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,722
Posted By philcam
Eagle's Nest McKinney is looking to having...

Eagle's Nest McKinney is looking to having another DFW area project.

We will see you soon, Pat, and I'm excited to see your project move along. Our engine and avionics were supposed to arrive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,571
Posted By philcam
Congrats to Olivia and Nicole!

Congrats to Olivia and Nicole!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,300
Posted By philcam
If you have a teen build project in your area,...

If you have a teen build project in your area, I'd recommend volunteering. It's a very rewarding experience. If you don't have time to volunteer, consider making a donation to keep these projects...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,081
Posted By philcam
Congratulations to both you young ladies! I look...

Congratulations to both you young ladies!

I look forward to meeting you at the Eagle's Nest OSH booth!

Fellow VAFers, if your able please consider making a contribution to Eagle's Nest Projects to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,214
Posted By philcam
Congrats to all these fine young students.

Congrats to all these fine young students.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,339
Posted By philcam
Outstanding!

Outstanding!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,565
Posted By philcam
I'm shopping for a policy right now also. My...

I'm shopping for a policy right now also. My biggest concern is $10k seems to be the standard for medical for passengers. $10k wouldn't even cover a helo ride to the hospital.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,347
Posted By philcam
Talented young lady.

Talented young lady.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,365
Posted By philcam
Well done

Ernie,

Looks great! I know it was a long day but the display is fantastic!
Forum: Job Board 02-04-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,323
Posted By philcam
These jobs are considered 6(c) law enforcement...

These jobs are considered 6(c) law enforcement positions and have a mandatory retirement age of 57. To get in your 20 to be retirement eligible you need to be hired by age 37. Unfortunately you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,827
Posted By philcam
Jim, Yes, I saw pictures of the new shop on...

Jim,

Yes, I saw pictures of the new shop on Facebook, it looks awesome! Very professional.

Will you make SnF this year?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,827
Posted By philcam
Eagle?s Nest Projects ? A busy week at the McKinney Aviation Academy

The students at McKinney Aviation Academy are having a very busy week with their Eagle?s Nest Project RV-12!

The McKinney Aviation Academy is comprised of students from all three McKinney, Texas...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,255
Posted By philcam
Google drive is saying you need permission to...

Google drive is saying you need permission to view the pics.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 28,938
Posted By philcam
Awesome job, Ed! Every one of those kids has...

Awesome job, Ed! Every one of those kids has the RV grin and will remember their flight for a long time!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,109
Posted By philcam
Dan, Congrats! That is great news! Alan, Best...

Dan,

Congrats! That is great news!

Alan,

Best of luck to you.

Phil
Forum: RV-4 11-09-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,238
Posted By philcam
That is one sharp RV! Great job!

That is one sharp RV! Great job!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,882
Posted By philcam
Dan, That is great news!

Dan,

That is great news!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,882
Posted By philcam
McKinney Eagle's Nest now has their online blog...

McKinney Eagle's Nest now has their online blog set up. All blogging is done by the students. Follow their progress here:

http://mckinneyeaglesnest.blogspot.com/
Forum: Texas (South) 10-31-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 951
Posted By philcam
Athens is only an hour or two by car depending on...

Athens is only an hour or two by car depending on where in the DFW area you're at and 30 min flight. You might have better luck in the North Texas area trying to get someone from there to help you...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-19-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By philcam
Superior Air Parts in Coppell, Texas has that...

Superior Air Parts in Coppell, Texas has that program with their XP engines. Sorry, no IO-540 though. The largest they sell is a 215 HP IO-400
Forum: Tools 10-19-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,577
Posted By philcam
I second this! Only I've never had to return my...

I second this! Only I've never had to return my pneumatic squeezer for repair.

Cleaveland's Main Squeeze is an incredible tool, but I wouldn't trade my Avery pneumatic squeezer for one. Ideally,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,964
Posted By philcam
Dave, Congrats in persevering to finish your -8....

Dave,

Congrats in persevering to finish your -8. What an incredible gift from LCDR Cochran.

You're son's video is top notch too!
Forum: Texas (North) 10-13-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,019
Posted By philcam
No, we don't have a webpage or blog, yet. I'll...

No, we don't have a webpage or blog, yet. I'll post pictures here periodically of the student's progress.
Forum: Texas (North) 10-12-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,019
Posted By philcam
Eagle's Nest McKinney needs your scrap!!

Eagles Nest Projects is building an RV-12 with McKinney ISD.

We need scrap to help the students build their skills.

Specifically we are looking for angle and strap to teach countersinking and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,105
Posted By philcam
Roger, Cleaveland and Avery both make excellent...

Roger,

Cleaveland and Avery both make excellent tools. You can't go wrong with either company and there is some good advice here.

Most of my tools came from Avery and for the most part, I prefer...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,625
Posted By philcam
I also ordered one from builder science also...

I also ordered one from builder science also about 7 years ago as a gift for a friend. It arrived one time, as promised and the workmanship was very good.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-28-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,195
Posted By philcam
Stunning. More pictures, please!

Stunning. More pictures, please!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,841
Posted By philcam
Brent, We are working on getting the shop set up...

Brent,

We are working on getting the shop set up and all the needed tools. Soon we will have the kids building "practice" kits to learn the skills they will need to complete the kit. Once the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,841
Posted By philcam
Brent, Thank you! The kids are eager to get...

Brent,

Thank you!

The kids are eager to get started and we hope you can make it to McKinney to meet them.

Phil
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,882
Posted By philcam
We are still looking for mentors for the...

We are still looking for mentors for the 2015-2016 school year.

Students will be building from noon to 2pm several times a week.

Mentors do not need to be at every build session.

Contact me or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,882
Posted By philcam
Ernie, Great talking to you again today. See...

Ernie,

Great talking to you again today. See you Monday!

Phil
Forum: Midwest 08-08-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,345
Posted By philcam
Blue Hanger Cafe at 52F should be reachable...

Blue Hanger Cafe at 52F should be reachable within an hour.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,617
Posted By philcam
Any updates in the past few years? I'm...

Any updates in the past few years?

I'm comsidering a set also.
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