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Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 5: Puerto Plata (MDPP) to St. Kitts (TKPK)

Here we are, a 3-ship with me leading Opie & Gail and Moody Blue & Bun:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/vaf_res/0_MDPP_to_TKPK_res.jpg

Just after takeoff from Puerto...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 4: Homestead (X51) to Great Exuma (MYEF) then to Puerto Plata (MDPP)

It's quite difficult to describe the beauty of the water color of the Caribbean...

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/vaf_res/0_X51_to_MYEF_res.jpg

Two hours after leaving the coast of...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 4: Homestead (X51) to Great Exuma (MYEF)

ALPHA Flight: Barry & Amy Marz, Rosie & Tuppergal, Sharbait, Elvis and Chappy:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/vaf_res/2_x51_res.jpg

BRAVO Flight: Sandy & Roy Thoma, Cookie & Scoot, Taco...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 3: On the ramp at Homestead (X51) Florida

Our RV is right at home on the ramp at X51...

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/vaf_res/N628PV_X51_res.jpg

My longtime friend's Opie & Gail Dodson's Glasair...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Many Thanks to SCOOT!!!!

Hi All! I can't thank Scott "Scoot" Card for getting my computer fixed after I was able to beat my broken camera into submission!!!! Also used my Iphone for pics but much more prefer my little Canon...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-18-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
SO SORRY FOR THE LATE REPLY HERE....LONG DAY...

SO SORRY FOR THE LATE REPLY HERE....LONG DAY YESTERDAY...

I have bad news and good news... The bad news is that my camera broke, my computer broke and the plane broke (alternator...again) so had to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/Track_L0...

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/Track_L00_GNV.jpg

PS: I'd say the Cards and us are flying to Spruce Creek (7FL6) tomorrow for Easter Breakfast but I can't... we are flying there later on...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 2: Texas to Florida

If you have never been to Lamberts, you HAVE to go at least ONCE in your lifetime!!!! GREAT food and GREAT fun!!!!

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/Lamberts1.jpg

We departed Foley just...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 2: Texas to Florida

We flew east from BFE for a short while under the overcast before we could climb up to 7.5K and here's what we saw for xx hours to Jacksonville (JSO), TX where we stopped for...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas and Day 2: Texas to Florida

If you are familiar with the Albuquerque area, this is the southern end of that mountain range to the east of ABQ... this is looking north:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/NM02.jpg

And...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas

Our Neighbor, Bill Jennings was there to see us off from Rosamond, with takeoff at ~1315, Friday, April 14th.

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/L00.jpg

Leaving Rosamond and flying west,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Rosie & Tuppergal are safe in Gainesville (GNV),...

Rosie & Tuppergal are safe in Gainesville (GNV), FL landing on Saturday night at ~2115 local time (about an hour of night flight)...again:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2017/GNV_ramp1

We saw...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
We landed here at Foley (5R4) AL just after 1600...

We landed here at Foley (5R4) AL just after 1600 and are waiting for the van to Lamberts Cafe (http://www.throwedrolls.com) :) One more 2-hour flight to Gainesville (GNV) FL for the night after...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Yes Robert, Absolutely!!!! Safe on the ground...

Yes Robert, Absolutely!!!! Safe on the ground here at Jacksonville (JSO), TX for fuel, checking WX and... bathroom stop :) We departed BFE and flew about 1100 AGL for about an hour until we could...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas

We are on the ground, safe at Terry County (BFE) airport in Texas and are going to 'slep' it right here at the FBO.... 5.2 hours on the hobbs with a bit of night flying and exciting night landing...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas

Just checked weather here in St. Johns (AZ) and now flying to Terry County (BFE) and will call it a day there :) Rosie & Tuppergal
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Day 1: California to Texas

Deal Ironflight!!!! We are departing for the GREAT CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE in about 15 minutes.... We are flying to St. Johns (SJN) for fuel then into the panhandle of Texas (somewhere) later tonight...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
The Adventure begins in about 12 hours from now,...

The Adventure begins in about 12 hours from now, Friday April 14th with our take set for sometime after 1200 PDT... and we have some VERY LATE comers joining us in their RV-10: Barry & Amy Lamboda...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-11-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Thanks for the offer Galin!!!! Not sure where the...

Thanks for the offer Galin!!!! Not sure where the others are planning to stop but I'm hoping to have lunch with friends at Spruce Creek on Easter Sunday then to Homestead after that :) Rosie
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-08-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
OPEN SEAT AVAILABLE!!!!

Here's an opportunity for an RV BUILDER who can join us on SHORT NOTICE!!!! Rich "Elvis" Emery has an empty seat for this trip and would like to fill it with someone who'd like to get away for two...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-06-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 56,709
Posted By Rosie
Rosie & Tuppergal's Caribbean Trip 2017

Hello to our RV Family of Friends!!!!

It’s 2017... an ‘odd’ year... so that means Tuppergal and I are flying back to the Caribbean for another FUN-FILLED-FLYING-ADVENTURE as we are joined by GREAT...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-04-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,313
Posted By Rosie
For ONE DAY, that is WWWOOOOOWWWWWEEEEEE!!!!!!...

For ONE DAY, that is WWWOOOOOWWWWWEEEEEE!!!!!!

Life is GRAND... when you fly an RV :)

Keep poundin' them rivet's because it's ALL worth it!!! Rosie
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-01-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,090
Posted By Rosie
Congrats Vlad!!!! All I can add is that I'd like...

Congrats Vlad!!!! All I can add is that I'd like to have a branch of your money tree :) Rosie
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-05-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,520
Posted By Rosie
New Year's Day Flyout 2017 to Lake Havasu

All, I was in Switzerland last New Year's Day but am home this year so based on the e-mail from Larry "Kubota" Schneider, let's again plan our annual New Year's Day Flyout 2017 back to Lake Havasu...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,905
Posted By Rosie
Thanks for the callout.... I'm 10 hours short of...

Thanks for the callout.... I'm 10 hours short of 4200TT on the flap motor, and I've replaced my brushes twice. I've not had ANY problems, and I spray LPS #1 on the flap rod at every annual :) Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,485
Posted By Rosie
The Blue RV-10 won something....

Made it to Borger (TX) from OSH today.... I can say that last night, I looked inside the beautiful RV-10 (BLUE with all the USO/Soldier/Military Services paint scheme by John Stahr) and there was a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,697
Posted By Rosie
Bill Wootton had a wrapped RV-6 parked on the...

Bill Wootton had a wrapped RV-6 parked on the front (east) line of the special RV-6 parking, not far from 'Mikey'... it's blue with many other nice colors :) Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,206
Posted By Rosie
OSHKOSH RV-6/6A PILOTS

ATTENTION ALL OSHKOSH RV-6/6A PILOTS:

Please stop by the VAN'S AIRCRAFT DISPLAY TENT BEFORE YOU LEAVE OSH to pick up your PERSONALIZED CERTIFICATE 30th Year Anniversary of the RV-6 design.

The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,149
Posted By Rosie
OSHKOSH GROUP PHOTO: WEDNESDAY 8:30AM

OSHKOSH RV Pilots (and you are at OSH on Wednesday),

I would like to invite to you join us for the RV GROUP PHOTO that will be on Wednesday morning, 8:30am at the Special RV Parking display, just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By Rosie
We-B Smokin'

Thank you all for the suggestion to stop (and end our 8-hour flying day) at Miami County Airport (K81) just south of Kansas City! We had a GREAT BBQ meal and are now settled in at the Paola Inn for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,265
Posted By Rosie
You are ABSOLUTELY correct Scoot!!!! It's the...

You are ABSOLUTELY correct Scoot!!!! It's the people that make the trips!!! Thanks for the tip... and... YES... we need to get the group together to talk about Antilles 2017!!!! :) Rosie & Tuppergal
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,343
Posted By Rosie
Any good BBQ near Amelia Earhart (K59)?

Looks like I may overnight here enroute to OSH... suggestions appreciated for any BBQ nearby or even a nearby airport :) Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,265
Posted By Rosie
Rosie needs some suggestions please...

If any of you had (have) the opportunity to attend a Banquet where Rosie is the guest speaker.... what topics might you like to hear about....??? Seriously all, I could use some input here :D...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 33,056
Posted By Rosie
Bob, I look forward to meeting you and Gail...

Bob, I look forward to meeting you and Gail too!!!!! Not a drinker but exceptions can be made :) See you soon, Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rosie
Teaching Moment: Squawking 77XX

All, I was recently flying with my former hangar-mate, Splinter (RV-8A, RV-3), and we used flight following to Harris Ranch (3O8) from Rosamond Skypark (L00). I was squawking 1200 when I called ATC...
Forum: California 06-27-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,473
Posted By Rosie
What Mel said.... Also, can anyone chime in on...

What Mel said.... Also, can anyone chime in on the Insurance factor.... trying to insure a student pilot (to fly solo), I would think, be OBSCENELY expensive :eek: Rosie
Forum: California 05-09-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,306
Posted By Rosie
Good morning to my RV "Family of Friends"!!! I've...

Good morning to my RV "Family of Friends"!!! I've been out-of-pocket most of the week, spending time with a longtime friend who is cooped-up in Baylor University Medical Center (Downtown Dallas); my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,044
Posted By Rosie
Life is better with an RV....CONGRATS!!!! :D Rosie

Life is better with an RV....CONGRATS!!!! :D Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,024
Posted By Rosie
UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL CONDUITS!!!! From where...

UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL CONDUITS!!!! From where your main electrical panel, conduits running underground to each wall in the hangar. Will help when you need to pull power from one side to the other...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-09-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,285
Posted By Rosie
This is indeed very sad news.... I will miss my...

This is indeed very sad news.... I will miss my friend Red...

http://www.paulrosales.com/VAF/Rosie_Red_LOE07.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,951
Posted By Rosie
No Challenge at all in an RV! Winds are usually...

No Challenge at all in an RV! Winds are usually <5 knots and the runway is in perfect condition :D Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,951
Posted By Rosie
How many miles did you fly in 2015?

Here's my odomoter....had to fly to Harris Ranch for Steak Breakfast this morning to break 20K!!!! Vlad...Turbo....????? :D Rosie

http://www.paulrosales.com/VAF/2015_flight_miles.jpg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-20-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,987
Posted By Rosie
Rosie & Tuppergal will be in Switzerland on New...

Rosie & Tuppergal will be in Switzerland on New Year's Day and won't be able to join the RV Fliers :( ANYONE can run lead on on this, and all it takes is one post with the Destination, an alternate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,730
Posted By Rosie
Ditto: What my neighbor Michael said... :D

Ditto: What my neighbor Michael said... :D
Forum: California 11-04-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,632
Posted By Rosie
Fly on over the hill to nearby L00...

Fly on over the hill to nearby L00 (http://www.airnav.com/airport/L00) (Rosamond Skypark) for a visit!!!! Here's a map to our hangar (http://www.paulrosales.com/map.jpg) :D Rosie & Tuppergal
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,732
Posted By Rosie
It's been 49 states for quite awhile... I'm glad...

It's been 49 states for quite awhile... I'm glad I flew with Gary "Condor" Sobek to Alaska back in 2001...I have a picture of us in Fairbanks, under the fuel price sign... $3.25/gallon :D Rosie &...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,918
Posted By Rosie
Some brake fluid on the inside of the caliper and...

Some brake fluid on the inside of the caliper and O-ring before installation would be good :D Rosie
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-01-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,470
Posted By Rosie
Bill, flying over open ocean doesn't bother me in...

Bill, flying over open ocean doesn't bother me in the least but the thought of flying over the Amazon jungle scares me to no end!!!! I'll check with Sharkbait as he's flown down that way ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-01-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By Rosie
Yup, that's them, thank you!!!!!!! :D Rosie

Yup, that's them, thank you!!!!!!! :D Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-30-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By Rosie
Nosewheel Part Number for the two 'bent' washers

All, I can't find my plans and need to replace the two opposing washers that go on the nosewheel. Can somebody please provide the part number? Thank you :D Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,103
Posted By Rosie
VAF is not always about RVs...

I wanted to send out a BIG KUDOS to Pete Miller of Plano, TX!!!!!! I have a friend there in Plano that needed some 'manly' furniture help with nobody to call on...So I got on the VAF white pages,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By Rosie
I have 0.62 MOLEX all over my panel and have...

I have 0.62 MOLEX all over my panel and have never had one come loose in 4000+ hours :D Rosie
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-27-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By Rosie
Concur with everyone...and welcome to VAF :D Rosie

Concur with everyone...and welcome to VAF :D Rosie
Forum: Texas (North) 05-19-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,893
Posted By Rosie
I second Pecan Plantation!!!!!! And I live in...

I second Pecan Plantation!!!!!! And I live in California...but that's where I'D LIVE if I had to move to Dallas :D Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,398
Posted By Rosie
Finally figured out my problem....there is ONE...

Finally figured out my problem....there is ONE screw in my flap box that is REAL short, and it was in the wrong hole; my flap linkage was binding on it at the bottom end...all is fine now :D Rosie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,666
Posted By Rosie
This stick from Tosten Manufacturing...

This stick from Tosten Manufacturing (http://tostenmanufacturing.com/product/cs-2-aircraft-grip/) may be what you are looking for :) Rosie
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-15-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 45,876
Posted By Rosie
Almost caught up to Vlad!

I just updated my original post on Page 2 (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=92277&highlight=rosie&page=2) by adding 5 more islands to make 41 :-) Rosie

37....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-05-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 129,400
Posted By Rosie
Magic Turbo...all Magic! Rosie

Magic Turbo...all Magic! Rosie
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-05-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 129,400
Posted By Rosie
You are most welcome Eddie! I'm real glad you...

You are most welcome Eddie! I'm real glad you could enjoy this Down Under; thank you for following along :) Rosie
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-05-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 129,400
Posted By Rosie
Funny you ask Steve...it DID feel weird getting...

Funny you ask Steve...it DID feel weird getting into the car Monday morning and driving to work...I would prefer to still be on Island Time :) Rosie
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-05-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 129,400
Posted By Rosie
Tom (and Lori), you are true friends...all...

Tom (and Lori), you are true friends...all because we built an RV!!! Thank you for the kind words! Rosie
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-05-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 129,400
Posted By Rosie
Tom, You are the VERY REASON that I enjoy writing...

Tom, You are the VERY REASON that I enjoy writing these stories; I was 'you' in the late 90's and Gary 'Condor' Sobek was ME...writing about all his travels around the USA, and I wanted to be...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-04-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 129,400
Posted By Rosie
Day 25: Dallas to Rosamond Skypark

Here's the summary of Day 25's flying from the Dallas area to Southern California:

Aero Country to Plainview: 2.0 hrs
Plainview to Payson (for lunch): 3.2 hrs
Payson to Rosamond Skypark: 2.3...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-04-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 129,400
Posted By Rosie
Day 25: Dallas to Rosamond Skypark

More clear skies ahead:

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2015/Caribbean_921.jpg

A new water-ski lake next to Interstate 15 east of...
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