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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,364
Posted By Michael White
The second one from the right...isn't that...

The second one from the right...isn't that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,900
Posted By Michael White
I'm guessing this is one thread that doesn't make...

I'm guessing this is one thread that doesn't make the front page... ;)
Forum: Rocket 08-11-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,895
Posted By Michael White
One negative that most people don't think...

One negative that most people don't think about...the sharp break at the junction between the canopy bubble and the "speed sloped" windshield can create a tripping point for airflow, which becomes...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-09-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,042
Posted By Michael White
In that case they didn't fully understand that...

In that case they didn't fully understand that you're building a six...the six was designed for the O-320, and only had one mount. The seven was designed with the O-360 in mind because so many...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-25-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 1,136,274
Posted By Michael White
Congrats Peter! Nice looking bird.

Congrats Peter! Nice looking bird.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-02-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,135
Posted By Michael White
Hans, A lot of people will tell you that as long...

Hans,
A lot of people will tell you that as long as the engine is making good power, not making metal and not burning huge amounts of oil, leave it alone and fly it until it needs an overhaul, then...
Forum: RV-4 04-20-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,675
Posted By Michael White
Bruce, I liked it better as "hose wheel"...much...

Bruce,
I liked it better as "hose wheel"...much more descriptive! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By Michael White
Thanks for the update Ross. Good news indeed! ...

Thanks for the update Ross. Good news indeed! We're all still pulling for Bob to make a full and speedy recovery!
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-03-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 329,850
Posted By Michael White
Good news, Dave! Hope the recovery period is...

Good news, Dave! Hope the recovery period is short and goes well.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-06-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,237
Posted By Michael White
Mel, That just means the fuel gauge is busted...

Mel,
That just means the fuel gauge is busted too.... :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-24-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 558,899
Posted By Michael White
Rod, Nice pic! One of the few times where you...

Rod,
Nice pic! One of the few times where you can open with a pair of 3's... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,747
Posted By Michael White
Bill, I remember that article. The RG ended up...

Bill,
I remember that article. The RG ended up being over 80 pounds heavier, it took almost a year and a half longer to build, cost about 30% more than the FG, and (as you stated) was only 4 knots...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-21-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 59,962
Posted By Michael White
About $400K from what I've read...but if you buy...

About $400K from what I've read...but if you buy one right now they'll throw in a $50 Amazon gift card... :D
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-14-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 59,962
Posted By Michael White
And more confidence in the financial stability /...

And more confidence in the financial stability / longevity of the company.

Wishing you the best of luck, Dave!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,953
Posted By Michael White
She's picking his pocket?? :eek: Boy is she...

She's picking his pocket?? :eek:

Boy is she going to be disappointed when she looks in his wallet later...
(he owns two airplanes after all) :rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,953
Posted By Michael White
You're standing beside a gorgeous blonde, and...

You're standing beside a gorgeous blonde, and you've got your arm around the guy??? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,799
Posted By Michael White
Happy New Year Cookie and Scoot!

Happy New Year Cookie and Scoot!
Forum: RV-4 12-22-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 347,642
Posted By Michael White
Not on your gorgeous red 4 it isn't. :D (Sorry...

Not on your gorgeous red 4 it isn't. :D

(Sorry for the thread drift Axel...back to you now...)
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-13-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,326
Posted By Michael White
<Yawn> Promises, promises...

<Yawn>
Promises, promises...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-24-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,334
Posted By Michael White
"When you're too close for missiles..."

"When you're too close for missiles..."
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-11-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,491
Posted By Michael White
Yeah, but thank God Kate gets her looks from...

Yeah, but thank God Kate gets her looks from Andi's side of the family... :D

<rimshot>
Forum: California 06-08-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,116
Posted By Michael White
Yeah....59 to the right and one to the left (to...

Yeah....59 to the right and one to the left (to roll back the clock)... :D

Happy Birthday Iron!
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-29-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 1,136,274
Posted By Michael White
Carl...I think he was joking...the counterweight...

Carl...I think he was joking...the counterweight looks to be there in the picture.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-03-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,704
Posted By Michael White
I agree...the raggedness of the stick hole tells...

I agree...the raggedness of the stick hole tells me it's a re-purposed car part. I have no clue as to which car, though.
Forum: California 04-22-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,908
Posted By Michael White
Nice photos, Bruce! One little niggle,...

Nice photos, Bruce! One little niggle, though...photo 20 is not an RV-8 fastback, it's a Harmon Rocket.
Forum: Midwest 03-17-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,318
Posted By Michael White
Yummm! Love Malnati's pizza! Thanks Pete...now...

Yummm! Love Malnati's pizza!

Thanks Pete...now you've got me giving serious consideration to getting Malnati's to mail me something. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,545
Posted By Michael White
A little off topic, but... These pictures remind...

A little off topic, but...

These pictures remind me of many Monokote covering sessions on my R/C airplanes. I know several guys who don't like it, but I actually enjoy working with Monokote. Heat it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,749
Posted By Michael White
Merry Christmas to you and Kris,...

Merry Christmas to you and Kris, Brian!

Best

Christmas

Present

Ever!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,986
Posted By Michael White
That link is for this year's (2017)...

That link is for this year's (2017) calendar...the link to the 2018 calendar should be posted on the Mothership soon according to Scott's post above.
Forum: Rocket 11-22-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,609
Posted By Michael White
Because that would be easy.... :D

Because that would be easy.... :D
Forum: RV-4 10-07-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 399,268
Posted By Michael White
Very nice, Matt! Guess you'll have to change...

Very nice, Matt! Guess you'll have to change your username now... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,353
Posted By Michael White
The Elk's name was "Ann". (Monty Python reference...

The Elk's name was "Ann".
(Monty Python reference :D )
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-02-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,930
Posted By Michael White
They need "Remove Before Flight" ribbons on...

They need "Remove Before Flight" ribbons on them... :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-28-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 134,656
Posted By Michael White
Vlad is a buzz all by himself... :D

Vlad is a buzz all by himself... :D
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-28-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 329,850
Posted By Michael White
Russ, Nice work!

Russ,
Nice work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,255
Posted By Michael White
Naw, you only think you've got years. Been...

Naw, you only think you've got years. Been there, done that. Don't turn around... :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-25-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 54,167
Posted By Michael White
I think Rosie's entire electrical system is...

I think Rosie's entire electrical system is allergic to salt air... :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-21-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 54,167
Posted By Michael White
It must be a Bermuda Triangle thing...he never...

It must be a Bermuda Triangle thing...he never seems to have alternator issues when he's not in the Caribbean.

Is there an "auto rough" for alternators? :D
Forum: RV-4 03-09-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,288
Posted By Michael White
If you're going to use carpet, PLEASE make sure...

If you're going to use carpet, PLEASE make sure you use the right carpet. Some carpets burn faster and smoke more than others, which could ruin your day...

Here's an old thread (no pun...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-03-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By Michael White
No.....the vacuum is supposed to suck... :D

No.....the vacuum is supposed to suck... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,749
Posted By Michael White
Brian, Sorry you had to let Aurora go...your...

Brian,
Sorry you had to let Aurora go...your buyer got a screaming nice airplane, but I agree it was the right thing to do. Kris is priority #1, everything else can be caught up later.

Give Kris a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,881
Posted By Michael White
Matt, If you have not done so already, find (and...

Matt,
If you have not done so already, find (and join) your local EAA club. They are bound to have a few people who can help you...
Forum: Safety 01-03-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By Michael White
Katie, In the southeast, Jan Bussell...hands...

Katie,
In the southeast, Jan Bussell...hands down.

http://www.rv6flyjan.com/html/training.asp

Is Tony Boy II getting close?
Forum: RV-14 12-14-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,017
Posted By Michael White
Actually, he's holding up the corner of the...

Actually, he's holding up the corner of the "Canada" sign... :D

Nice work on the canopy Tom!
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,498
Posted By Michael White
It's really not my habit to intrude, And...

It's really not my habit to intrude,
And furthermore I hope my meaning won't be lost or misconstrued,
So I'll repeat myself...at the risk of being crude,
There must be fifty ways to leave your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,118
Posted By Michael White
Here's a link to Bob's write-up for anyone...

Here's a link to Bob's write-up for anyone interested in taking a look:

http://blogs.mprnews.org/newscut/2016/10/bob-hoover-one-of-nations-greatest-pilots-dead-at-94/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 68,918
Posted By Michael White
Scott, A couple of points: 1.) You're supposed to...

Scott,
A couple of points:
1.) You're supposed to paint the walls, not yourself... :D
2.) There's no such thing as having too many electrical outlets. Until you have a short somewhere...

The shop...
Forum: RV-4 08-23-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 347,642
Posted By Michael White
Yes, but it's a tuft act to follow.... :D

Yes, but it's a tuft act to follow.... :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-09-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 44,137
Posted By Michael White
For the similarly slightly used factory 9A...

For the similarly slightly used factory 9A demonstrator? At least he'd have one with paint on it.... :D
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-03-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,254
Posted By Michael White
Charles, Check the "RV Hotel" link on the left...

Charles,
Check the "RV Hotel" link on the left side of the front page. If you gotta stay overnight somewhere, you might as well stay with a friend you haven't met yet... :D

Congrats on the new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,018
Posted By Michael White
I think he's just "sumping" Turbo's fuel tanks. ...

I think he's just "sumping" Turbo's fuel tanks. Better check your fuel level Turbo! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,490
Posted By Michael White
Scott, I can see why she grabbed T's heart...what...

Scott,
I can see why she grabbed T's heart...what a cutie!
My condolences to you and T over Watson's loss...I know how much he meant to you both.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,450
Posted By Michael White
C and P are like Chevy sedans...an RV is like a...

C and P are like Chevy sedans...an RV is like a Miata with wings.
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,388
Posted By Michael White
And everybody knows pilots are full of hot...

And everybody knows pilots are full of hot air.... :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,233
Posted By Michael White
No, if they were serious they would've specified...

No, if they were serious they would've specified the metric vise too. :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-18-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,285
Posted By Michael White
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 05-16-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,210
Posted By Michael White
Screwing up a landing would actually be...

Screwing up a landing would actually be easier....it'd handle just like a shopping cart! :D

So which one is the "floppy" wheel? :rolleyes:

John,
Nice job on the conversion. Congrats!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-15-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,730
Posted By Michael White
Just saw a clip on the morning news about it. ...

Just saw a clip on the morning news about it. Didn't know Greg personally, but have seen him fly a few times. So very sad, and a reminder about how dangerous air show routines can be. RIP Greg. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,615
Posted By Michael White
Not airplane related, but several years ago I had...

Not airplane related, but several years ago I had a pup just like that..I named him "Rascal", which fit him to a tee. He never outgrew the name... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 564,958
Posted By Michael White
No, they have short snouts from CATCHING parked...

No, they have short snouts from CATCHING parked cars.... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 564,958
Posted By Michael White
Dave, This picture reminds me of one of those...

Dave,
This picture reminds me of one of those Hollywood thrillers...you know, where the girls opens the door on the mirrored medicine cabinet and the mirror shows the killer right behind her...
Forum: APRS Tracking 04-27-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 63,605
Posted By Michael White
Well that's certainly one way to give NYC "the...

Well that's certainly one way to give NYC "the bird".

And look...the tail's even pointing in the right direction... :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,791
Posted By Michael White
Betcha Vlad could get you one like that from his...

Betcha Vlad could get you one like that from his RV...going backwards! :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-14-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,552
Posted By Michael White
Vlad, Thanks for picture #2! What's so important...

Vlad,
Thanks for picture #2! What's so important about a picture of PHL you ask?

Well, back in 2002 I was lead architectural draftsman on the team that designed the large hangar on the far right for...
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