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Forum: Southeast 04-03-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By n6233u
Sounds like fun but I'll be in Lakeland that...

Sounds like fun but I'll be in Lakeland that weekend for SNF 2021.
Forum: Southeast 03-05-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By n6233u
KJQF is closest and the most expensive, KRUQ and...

KJQF is closest and the most expensive, KRUQ and KEQY are next closest but untowered. KVUJ is towered but not on weekends.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By n6233u
There are plenty of pilots at our local airport...

There are plenty of pilots at our local airport that would fly it for you for free, it is probably safe to assume you could find someone local that would fly the first hours for little or no expenses...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-01-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By n6233u
GMU has an awesome restaurant on the airport.

GMU has an awesome restaurant on the airport.
Forum: Southeast 11-24-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By n6233u
Funny you should say that - they are going to BQ1...

Funny you should say that - they are going to BQ1 next month - Dec 12th.

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Forum: Southeast 11-23-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By n6233u
Lunch Fly-Ins

There is a group of us flying to KHKY on Saturday November 28th for lunch.

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Forum: RV-7/7A 10-27-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By n6233u
Thanks all, I was primarily referring to the...

Thanks all, I was primarily referring to the actual "work area", I have plenty of room to store stuff at the hangar and at my other (business) shop. My plan was to focus on one part, bring in the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By n6233u
Size matters

I currently have my project in a hangar but it has become difficult to find the time to go work on it. My spouse has given me permission to build a carport/shed at our house and am trying to decide...
Forum: Southeast 10-21-2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By n6233u
I have flown into there a few times, nice...

I have flown into there a few times, nice airport, good friendly service.

My other preference in the area is Mount Pleasant (KLRO).

I usually decide which one depending on if I am going to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,458
Posted By n6233u
My Hatz Biplane is a Piper Pacer fuselage with...

My Hatz Biplane is a Piper Pacer fuselage with Hatz wings, it was built as an experimental.

I bought it completed and flying, and I understand the person who built it did that quite often, used...
Forum: Southeast 07-23-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,940
Posted By n6233u
Tailwheel training is important and can be...

Tailwheel training is important and can be fun.

I got mine in a Decathlon at KVUJ in Albemarle, NC at Pressley Aviation, they did transition training in my Hatz Biplane as well.
Forum: Southeast 07-19-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,667
Posted By n6233u
+1 for BQ1 & Pik-n-Pig Love the SCBC breakfasts...

+1 for BQ1 & Pik-n-Pig

Love the SCBC breakfasts too!
Forum: Southeast 07-17-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,667
Posted By n6233u
Any time Triple Tree has an event for GA it's...

Any time Triple Tree has an event for GA it's worth the trip.
https://tta.aero/
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-30-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,962
Posted By n6233u
Think of all the planes that take 4 adults +...

Think of all the planes that take 4 adults + golfclubs or camping gear on weekend getaways.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-22-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,962
Posted By n6233u
Maybe it's time for a Van's "Heavy Hauler"? 6...

Maybe it's time for a Van's "Heavy Hauler"? 6 place seating or lots of capacity...

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/bearhawk-introduces-6-seat-homebuilt/
Forum: Southeast 05-21-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,693
Posted By n6233u
I recently went thru this, I had 25 hrs of TW and...

I recently went thru this, I had 25 hrs of TW and took a year off (Oct 2018-Oct 2019) from flying a TW. I realized I was rusty so I contacted a few local schools.

Close to the Triad area -...
Forum: Southeast 04-21-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By n6233u
I was keeping my plane in SC while living in NC...

I was keeping my plane in SC while living in NC for a while and I just had to show proof that I was paying property taxes on it already. Now the plane is in NC in a lower tax rate county than I live...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 04-19-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,962
Posted By n6233u
Let's face it, Van's has always stuck with what...

Let's face it, Van's has always stuck with what they do best - excellent handling low wing designs. Why would they venture into high wings when the market is fairly saturated and the favorites in...
Forum: Southeast 04-16-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By n6233u
I forgot about 14A Lake Norman - awesome place...

I forgot about 14A Lake Norman - awesome place and friendly folks, that would be the best option for Harris Blvd north of Charlotte.
Forum: Southeast 04-16-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By n6233u
+1 for KEQY - close to most of Charlotte. KIPJ...

+1 for KEQY - close to most of Charlotte. KIPJ is very GA friendly too. It really depends on which side of Charlotte you need to be on.

Avoid KJQF - not GA friendly at all, astronomical fees for...
Forum: Southeast 04-07-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By n6233u
RV-10

I have a couple of friends who own a Bonanza, have watched me build the RV-7A and are considering building an RV-10. They are based in Concord, NC (KJQF) and would love to see one up close. Anyone...
Forum: Southeast 03-20-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,859
Posted By n6233u
Get them involved, it builds character and they...

Get them involved, it builds character and they will be just as proud of it when you are finished. All of my kids were been involved since the start and are proud of the things they helped build -...
Forum: Southeast 03-18-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,859
Posted By n6233u
Welcome! I am building a -7A in Finger, NC but...

Welcome! I am building a -7A in Finger, NC but plan to build a -14A next. Like others have said, if you have kids then seriously consider a -10.
Forum: Southeast 02-27-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By n6233u
I would be interested in an RV-9 or RV-7...

I would be interested in an RV-9 or RV-7 partnership. But would prefer a smaller airport in the area than KGSO.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,354
Posted By n6233u
Gorgeous pics! Keep them coming, they are...

Gorgeous pics! Keep them coming, they are motivating me to finish my -7A!
Forum: Southeast 12-12-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By n6233u
Natalie @ HRJ hosts a free lunch friday once a...

Natalie @ HRJ hosts a free lunch friday once a month in the summer months.
Forum: Southeast 12-11-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By n6233u
Pik-N-Pig Bar-B-Q at BQ1 is hard to beat! Plus...

Pik-N-Pig Bar-B-Q at BQ1 is hard to beat! Plus the view from the patio on sunny summer days is awesome.
Forum: COMM 11-20-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,804
Posted By n6233u
Actually I have an excellent bluetooth headset...

Actually I have an excellent bluetooth headset that I use in my car and/or motorcycle helmet. I am looking for a Bluetooth device that plugs into the mic & headphone jacks for my plane and converts...
Forum: COMM 11-18-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,804
Posted By n6233u
Headset to Bluetooth?

Is there a headset plugs to bluetooth adapter? I can't seem to find one and thought with all of the bluetooth options out there today that someone would make an adapter to work with aircraft plugs...
Forum: Southeast 09-11-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,940
Posted By n6233u
I flew down with a buddy on Wednesday, ran into...

I flew down with a buddy on Wednesday, ran into lots of folks I knew and sat in the seminar about airport funding in SC. As usual the Triple Tree volunteers were wonderful and I am thinking about...
Forum: Southeast 08-18-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,705
Posted By n6233u
I am building a -7A in Mt Pleasant and the local...

I am building a -7A in Mt Pleasant and the local EAA chapter 309 is building a -9 on tuesday nights in Lake Norman.

https://eaa309.club/calendar.asp

Where are you located?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,122
Posted By n6233u
I used to own a Mooney and they do an extensive...

I used to own a Mooney and they do an extensive flying in formation training program before you can participate in the mass arrival. They hold the schools regularly all over the US in conjunction...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,039
Posted By n6233u
I went out last night with some buddies to sample...

I went out last night with some buddies to sample local breweries and get my liver in shape for this.

I don't want my check liver light to come on prematurely during AirVenture.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-11-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,243
Posted By n6233u
That reminds me of the car we had when our kids...

That reminds me of the car we had when our kids were teenagers and driving. They thought it would be fun to paint it "school colors" and it worked out well when they were going places they weren't...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-07-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,243
Posted By n6233u
Courtesy car?!?! That's my daily driver! :D:D

Courtesy car?!?! That's my daily driver! :D:D
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-05-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By n6233u
Is it possible to get a 'Day VFR" limitation, ie....

Is it possible to get a 'Day VFR" limitation, ie. J-3 clones w/starter & Radio and no lighting?
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By n6233u
Beacon vs Flashing NAV lights?

We had a hangar BS session last weekend and the topic came up:
Do you need a strobe/beacon if you have flashing NAV lights?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,039
Posted By n6233u
This is the 1st year I'll be able to make it,...

This is the 1st year I'll be able to make it, looking forward to it! I'll be willing help in any way and bring lots of beverages.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 06-01-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,962
Posted By n6233u
I would like to see a glider w/optional motor, it...

I would like to see a glider w/optional motor, it would be perfect for aging pilots who can only fly LSA or gliders.
Forum: Southeast 05-14-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By n6233u
+1 for Mikey Matthews - I did spins, acro and...

+1 for Mikey Matthews - I did spins, acro and tailwheel training with him
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-10-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By n6233u
If you use an open trailer then you won't have to...

If you use an open trailer then you won't have to take the tail off. I used an enclosed trailer and removing the tail can be tedious, next time I buy one that needs to be transported I'll take an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By n6233u
Here's an update - we were able to fit everything...

Here's an update - we were able to fit everything in a 24' V-Nose trailer but with these key issues:

> There wasn't enough distance from the wheel wells to the back door to clear the mains to prop,...
Forum: Southeast 04-24-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By n6233u
It is sad, but the last few years it was open...

It is sad, but the last few years it was open they had let the place go. Flew in there many times while my daughter went to UNC-CH, it was very convenient.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By n6233u
Thanks, I was thinking the same thing. I was...

Thanks, I was thinking the same thing. I was worried the main gear wouldn't fit between the wheel wells.

Has anyone measured from the main wheels to the front of the spinner?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By n6233u
Has anyone used an enclosed trailer to haul an...

Has anyone used an enclosed trailer to haul an RV7a? I have a 24ft car hauler and wondered if it would fit inside w/o the tail...

http://www.wildhorsesracing.com/i/DownSizing2017c.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By n6233u
The wings are off but the tail is still attached....

The wings are off but the tail is still attached. How hard is it to take the tail off?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By n6233u
Transporting an RV-7A project

Has anyone bought a complete non-flying RV-7A before and had to transport it home? How did you do it? Any Tips? Horror stories?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By n6233u
They are a lot of fun to make - I made this one a...

They are a lot of fun to make - I made this one a year or so ago.

http://www.infolina.com/usamap.jpg
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 03-24-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,962
Posted By n6233u
Technically the RV-14 is an XXL RV-6...

Technically the RV-14 is an XXL RV-6...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 03-24-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,962
Posted By n6233u
Here are links to the Twin...

Here are links to the Twin 6:

http://eaaforums.org/showthread.php?4241-Updated-photos-of-Twin-JAG&highlight=Twin+rv6

https://flycorvair.net/2013/02/01/jag-2-corvair-powered-twin-jim-tomaszewski-n-y/
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 03-24-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,962
Posted By n6233u
There is a guy building a twin RV6 and it looked...

There is a guy building a twin RV6 and it looked impressive.

I think it's safe to assume that the RV-15 is an RV-14 sized RV-8
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-07-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,668
Posted By n6233u
Not in PA but building a -7, welcome to the...

Not in PA but building a -7, welcome to the madness!
Forum: Southeast 12-26-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By n6233u
+1 for Mikey Matthews & Acrodynamics Get as much...

+1 for Mikey Matthews & Acrodynamics

Get as much tailwheel practice as you can, you can never get enough tailwheel time.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 10-08-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,962
Posted By n6233u
This should make most of the RV aircraft LSA...

This should make most of the RV aircraft LSA compliant...

https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/LSA-Weight-Limit-Increasing-To-3600-Pounds-231639-1.html

I wonder how that will effect the decisions...
Forum: Southeast 08-29-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,186
Posted By n6233u
I am planning to fly down one VFR day during the...

I am planning to fly down one VFR day during the week, and then bring my camper down Friday for the steak dinner.

Sadly, I have to leave Saturday for a Family event the rest of the weekend.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-14-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,121
Posted By n6233u
This really scared me, I'd hate to have the...

This really scared me, I'd hate to have the canopy blow off when you need it most. I am new to the Van's family, just looking to buy a project to finish, but wondered if this plane needed more than...
Forum: Southeast 08-14-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,186
Posted By n6233u
Triple Tree Fly In

Who else is going to the Triple Tree Fly In?

http://www.tripletreeaerodrome.com/triple-tree-fly-in.php
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-14-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,121
Posted By n6233u
Is it possible...

To have the build quality of an RV7a be unairworthy? I have been talking with someone trying to sell an RV7a. He is claiming that "7's were prepunched so the quality of the finished product is far...
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