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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,763
Posted By prporter
What needed to be overhauled?

What needed to be overhauled?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,763
Posted By prporter
They aren't ANR, but passive- but they do just as...

They aren't ANR, but passive- but they do just as good of a job of ANR without the clamped feeling-
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,763
Posted By prporter
Just received my QT Halos...

....and to be honest, I thought I was going to be returning them. I have to tell you I LOVE them. So much less fatiguing then regular clamp on headsets, and the earplugs feel normal after a few...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-02-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,108
Posted By prporter
What do you wrap the leather around..?

What material do you use to wrap the leather around? I am starting my interior and am kind of at a loss..
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-08-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,153
Posted By prporter
The best GA video out there...!

I think this would easily replace "One Six Right" as everyone's favorite GA video. I know it has for me. This is just the thing to make doubters of GA into converts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,417
Posted By prporter
I have always had great luck with anything made...

I have always had great luck with anything made in Poland.

Off topic- New Avatar, Bob? I just noticed it. TOOO FUNNY.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,461
Posted By prporter
Do you have a TW or NW?

I think another relevant question would be if the plane has a tail wheel, or a nose wheel...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-05-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,133
Posted By prporter
Government intervention?

Government intervention?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,364
Posted By prporter
I saw that too...the only difference that I can...

I saw that too...the only difference that I can see upon reading is that the one that comes with C. A. has the ability to connect with two different inputs at once, and the one from Sporty's doesn't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,889
Posted By prporter
Halo headset

Does it have Bluetooth capability?
Forum: Rocket 05-04-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,539
Posted By prporter
First Flight....!

Anyway, I got around to doing my first flight in my Rocket last week- sorry, no pics- Indescribable! Easy to fly, but the acceleration, nimbleness and quick response was beyond expectation.

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,889
Posted By prporter
Phone/music input on Halo?

Does the Halo have a jack for a phone, or external music?
Forum: Rocket 11-11-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By prporter
Rocket passed inspection!

I will try and post more pics- not a whole lot different from the last ones. Now I am fighting with the cowl.....
Forum: Rocket 11-10-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By prporter
Passed inspection!

Well, it looks like there is finally light at the end of this here tunnel, as my Rocket passed inspection. I feel like I'm eighteen again, when the girl said yes to my invitation of her to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,096
Posted By prporter
It's great....

...to see people step out of the box in regards to paint schemes! At least you won't get confused of which one to climb into at an RV fly-in......!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,267
Posted By prporter
..you can't let them off the hook so easy...

...I think to NOT bring it up at LEAST to their parents is a disservice to everyone- the kids, their parents, yourself, and another builder whose hangar they want to go into next time. They might...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,721
Posted By prporter
Ron- Did you make your own set-up?

Ron- Did you make your own set-up?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,721
Posted By prporter
Well, if you need a reason for SAFETY to have it....

... if the tower says they don't have you in sight, flip the switch for a couple of seconds. There! A justification for smoke, because of SAFETY.
Forum: Rocket 09-30-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,297
Posted By prporter
It soinds like a fair trade off to me! :D Mine...

It soinds like a fair trade off to me! :D

Mine will get inspection 3rd week in Oct... can't WAIT....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 21,717
Posted By prporter
When I was competing, I was training at 7500ft.,...

When I was competing, I was training at 7500ft., so I can attest to that. Hey Rosie, hope you are reading this- we may be ahead of the curve a bit with all of our cycling after all...!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 21,717
Posted By prporter
Does the increased hemoglobin in any way increase...

Does the increased hemoglobin in any way increase O2 saturation? Does the increase, affect, either neg or pos, the ability to function at higher alt?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 21,717
Posted By prporter
...exercise and O2 saturation...?

I (years ago) had the world record for 10k, and was a member of the US Olympic Track and Field team... I currently ride my bike 100-200 mi. a week too, Paul.. imagine my suprise when a doctor told me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,782
Posted By prporter
Well, heck- next time, land in ABQ, I'll pick ya'...

Well, heck- next time, land in ABQ, I'll pick ya' up, you can spend the night, and we can both go the next day....!

No, I am NOT asking you out on a date....:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,782
Posted By prporter
Ron- Did you make it out there?

Ron- Did you make it out there?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-03-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,898
Posted By prporter
KSEZ new restaurant

here is the link- http://www.mesagrillsedona.com/ If anyone has been there yet, please give a report!
Forum: Rocket 09-03-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 256,179
Posted By prporter
I did an RV-8 tail as per Mark's suggestion. It...

I did an RV-8 tail as per Mark's suggestion. It fits well, and hopefully should do the job- I have the sport wing as well- I like the looks of the Evo, but my budget dictated otherwise. But with 296...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-02-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,898
Posted By prporter
New Airport restaurant at KSEZ Sedona opens this weekend

The pics look great....can someone give a food report...?
Forum: Rocket 09-02-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 256,179
Posted By prporter
I had a paint scheme all picked out for my...

I had a paint scheme all picked out for my rocket, but now you threw a WRENCH in the works....! It's a beauty. What tail did you put on it...?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 09-02-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,146
Posted By prporter
The new restaurant is open at KSEZ, Sedona...

...or will be in a couple of days or so.
Forum: Rocket 08-31-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,287
Posted By prporter
From what I gather, the F1, when throttled back...

From what I gather, the F1, when throttled back to slow down for the RV's, burns the same amount of fuel.
Forum: Rocket 08-31-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,287
Posted By prporter
I'm just curious- how is the fiel burn...

I'm just curious- how is the fiel burn "friendlier"?
Forum: Rocket 08-31-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,104
Posted By prporter
Or do us all a favor and burn the violin! ;)

Or do us all a favor and burn the violin! ;)
Forum: Rocket 08-30-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,104
Posted By prporter
Yeah, but even DOUG said it was funny.....!

Yeah, but even DOUG said it was funny.....!
Forum: Rocket 08-29-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,104
Posted By prporter
Sure it will- I can tell by the amount of...

Sure it will- I can tell by the amount of exercise you do....!

Thanks for the help holdin' her down this past week, Ron- much appreciated!
Forum: Rocket 08-28-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,104
Posted By prporter
Thanks Mike, Got it!

Thanks Mike, Got it!
Forum: Rocket 08-28-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,104
Posted By prporter
My Rocket ready for inspection, first engine start

My first attempt at pics- Let's see if they go through....Thanks for the help,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-24-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,665
Posted By prporter
I run my Duke on take off at 41", and 2800 rpm. ...

I run my Duke on take off at 41", and 2800 rpm. My guess is that this would be over square. TIO 541, 380 HP. Throttle back to 38"/2750, and eventually to 30"/2700.
Forum: Rocket 06-20-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,480
Posted By prporter
What landing light were you able to fit in there?

What landing light were you able to fit in there?
Forum: Rocket 06-19-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,480
Posted By prporter
Landing/strobe/Position combination...?

What combination of landing, strobe, and position lights did you use? The wing tip location of the rocket is smaller than the RV8 and seems a bit difficult to fit...
Forum: Rocket 06-16-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,375
Posted By prporter
Hi Geodfreid, No one can say you don't have...

Hi Geodfreid,

No one can say you don't have passion and ambition, which are the important ingredients needed to complete an aircraft kit.

The rockets are wonderful planes, and will serve a pilot...
Forum: Rocket 06-15-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,375
Posted By prporter
Geodfried, What are you flying now? Do you have...

Geodfried,

What are you flying now? Do you have tail wheel time?
Forum: Rocket 06-15-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,375
Posted By prporter
Hi Geofried, You have an ambitious plan, and I...

Hi Geofried,

You have an ambitious plan, and I hope it goes well for you.

What kind of flying experience do you have up to now?
Forum: Midwest 05-16-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,555
Posted By prporter
Bueller...? Bueller....? Doug? Doug...? Anyone?...

Bueller...? Bueller....? Doug? Doug...? Anyone? Anyone?
Forum: Midwest 05-12-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,555
Posted By prporter
Pass the info to Doug- I am sure he would like to...

Pass the info to Doug- I am sure he would like to know. He seemed to have forgotten at one point that New Mexico was part of the U.S., too...I had to remind him..:rolleyes:
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-04-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,778
Posted By prporter
Did you rivet the kitty, or does it stay on with...

Did you rivet the kitty, or does it stay on with 200kt duct tape?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-01-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,171
Posted By prporter
Your video with your daughter..?

Hi Scott,

Your video with your daughter doing the loop was priceless. I was trying to show my little girl the clip, but I guess it got taken down after 30 days.. could you send me the link?

Pat...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 04-26-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,046
Posted By prporter
There were some foul rumors and unqualified...

There were some foul rumors and unqualified remarks about this place- I am glad to see that someone is stepping up and showing what a great Airpark it truly is...!
Forum: Rocket 04-14-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,573
Posted By prporter
Off topic but....

....That is one FUGLY rubber chicken.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-04-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,243
Posted By prporter
And I like the "outside of the box" thinking with...

And I like the "outside of the box" thinking with regards to colors! It's AWESOME! My Duke has the same green color- Which green did you pick?
Forum: Rocket 03-16-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 256,179
Posted By prporter
Can you detail what you mean buy "it still had 5"...

Can you detail what you mean buy "it still had 5" of Manifold pressure"? Do you mean that you were able to get 186 Kts with only 5 inches MP?
Forum: Rocket 03-01-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,877
Posted By prporter
Wink Wolfgang's turbo'ed Rocket was fantastic. He did...

Wolfgang's turbo'ed Rocket was fantastic. He did a superb job on building it as well. He is a real craftsman. I wanted to do something similiar as his, but came to the conclusion that (for me,...
Forum: Rocket 02-28-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,877
Posted By prporter
Hi Desert Flyer, What are you currently flying?

Hi Desert Flyer,

What are you currently flying?
Forum: Rocket 02-27-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,877
Posted By prporter
And you would seriously have to watch the CHT's...

And you would seriously have to watch the CHT's as they would easily go above redline temps as well.

Is your critical alt. only 8500 ft.? Did I miss something...?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-27-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,820
Posted By prporter
I was on a tour bus in Versailles, and had the...

I was on a tour bus in Versailles, and had the opportunity to meet The Baron du Fuselage Longeron- he is from the lesser known side of the lineage, and informed me that he still is not on speaking...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-26-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,820
Posted By prporter
That's sad when a longeron dies- there aren't...

That's sad when a longeron dies- there aren't many left in this world.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-26-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,487
Posted By prporter
My hat goes off to you, Dave. ::::salute:::: We...

My hat goes off to you, Dave. ::::salute:::: We are truly a grateful nation to have warriors such as yourself to go above and beyond the call of duty so the rest of us can rest easy and continue...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,179
Posted By prporter
Was the turbine legend omitted because it did not...

Was the turbine legend omitted because it did not have five races?
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-31-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,364
Posted By prporter
The plane is gorgeous, BUT.....

.... I'm REALLY JEALOUS of the "N" number......!
Forum: Photography 01-29-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,649
Posted By prporter
Ta, where are you based?

Ta, where are you based?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-22-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By prporter
Hi Ron, Yes, I just had one made for me by...

Hi Ron,

Yes, I just had one made for me by Aerotronics, as a matter of fact. You must be clairvoyant! How did you know? Were you in Alamosa when I was?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-21-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 562,738
Posted By prporter
Miss Ginny is beautiful.

Miss Ginny is beautiful.
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 01-21-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,608
Posted By prporter
Well, I saw the greatest issue with the slider...

Well, I saw the greatest issue with the slider was, as everyone pointed out, access to behind the panel. I didn't want to give up my slider, so I made access panels on the top of the fuselage in...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-21-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,470
Posted By prporter
Hi Dave, I am in ABQ, and building an F1 in CO...

Hi Dave,

I am in ABQ, and building an F1 in CO Springs- I lived in Alamosa from 78-97. Were you there then?

Pat Porter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,504
Posted By prporter
Good to hear. I might have been the exception to...

Good to hear. I might have been the exception to the rule, but I wanted to merely pass on my personal experience, and make a reference to Fatboy, which I felt was a worthy business.
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