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Forum: Florida (Central) 08-21-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By tc1234c
Runway resurfacing completed ahead of schedule...

Runway resurfacing completed ahead of schedule (opened late Friday afternoon, 8-18-2017). I came back on Saturday night and flew on Sunday morning.
Runway numbers changed from 5-23 to...
Forum: Florida (Central) 08-14-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By tc1234c
Sorry that I did not read your post until now...

Sorry that I did not read your post until now (Monday, August 8th). I am heading out of town after lunch for the rest of the week. I won't be able to host your visit. Our runway is closed for...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-30-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,048
Posted By tc1234c
Glad you had a great time!

Glad you had a great time!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-01-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,722
Posted By tc1234c
17 ship formation including 4 RVs

This month's calendar photo showed three RVs in a formation flight. It was from a formation flight of 17 mixed airplanes. The flight was to give an honored guest a ride in a formation. British Air...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-24-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,519
Posted By tc1234c
Spruce Creek Bonfire Flyby

This year 49 airplanes participated the flyby. It was opened by a DC3 leading four RVs. The 2nd flight was a TBM Avenger leading two Bonanzas. A P51 Mustang closed the flyby. In all, 20 RVs and 2...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-03-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,695
Posted By tc1234c
Congratulations!!! I can tell that you enjoy...

Congratulations!!! I can tell that you enjoy every of those 752 hours. What most important is not the number of hours you have flown but the places you have been to and friends you have met. Continue...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-19-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,309
Posted By tc1234c
Glad you feel this way. It is offered by Youtube...

Glad you feel this way. It is offered by Youtube and just sounds good for the video.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-16-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,309
Posted By tc1234c
Spruce Creek Annual Toy Parade Fly-by

49 airplanes participated in this year's fly-by before Toy Parade. It includes 16 RVs, 4 rockets, a P-51 and two T-6s amount others.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfjOpjwkPzk&t=1s
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,725
Posted By tc1234c
My experience

Here is my records for the past 10 years. I learned that the most expensive ones do not do as well as the cheapest. The last set of tires replaced less than a year ago is due for replacement at less...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,301
Posted By tc1234c
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,301
Posted By tc1234c
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: International 10-06-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,351
Posted By tc1234c
2016 update

Canada (Ontario and Quebec)
Taiwan
China
Hong Kong
Dubai
France
Germany
UK
New Zealand
Switzerland
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-04-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,952
Posted By tc1234c
We lived near KEYE in the early 90s. We flew in...

We lived near KEYE in the early 90s. We flew in there a lot in the past 10 years. A few of the staff knows us well.

I usually fly slow (140 kts true) and burn about 6.5 gph (carbureted and fixed...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-04-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,952
Posted By tc1234c
He finished his RV7A a year after us. We got the...

He finished his RV7A a year after us. We got the number first. Otherwise, we would have the shorter N number.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-04-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,701
Posted By tc1234c
It is doable too!

It is doable too!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-04-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,701
Posted By tc1234c
Shuttle Landing Facility is a class D airport...

Shuttle Landing Facility is a class D airport when the tower is open. It usually open 8-5, M-F. When the tower is closed, it is class G. Of course, when there is a rocket launch the airport is...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-04-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,701
Posted By tc1234c
Low Pass at the Space Shuttle Landing Facility - Shuttle below my RV-9A

A month ago when Gary Baker and his wife Mary came to visit we went to VAC Warbird Museum for breakfast then we did a formation low pass over the shuttle runway. The passenger (Marco Pretoriani) in...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-04-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,952
Posted By tc1234c
The 2nd day on our trip home I got to appreciate...

The 2nd day on our trip home I got to appreciate the 3D terrain feature of ForeFlight. I used to fly around mountains and hills over Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. Since we moved to Florida, all...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-04-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,952
Posted By tc1234c
After we got into Kentucky the cloud gradually...

After we got into Kentucky the cloud gradually thinned out. Around noon, puff up clouds started to build up. The ride began rough each time we passed a built-up. ...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-04-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,952
Posted By tc1234c
An overnight trip to Indianapolis from Florida

Two weeks ago we made an overnight trip to Indianapolis to attend our daughter-in-law's baby shower (will be our first grand daughter). Since we had other commitments at home we decided to leave in...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-04-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,386
Posted By tc1234c
Tailcam video of the July 4th fly-by at Geneva, Florida

It is the tradition that the Spruce Creek Gaggle Flight conduct a fly-by at the 4th of July Parade at the Village of Geneva, Florida. Following is a video taken from a GoPro camera mounted at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,399
Posted By tc1234c
Congratulations to James -CB! SC State is in very...

Congratulations to James -CB! SC State is in very capable hands. I bet their president can bet any university presidents in flying!
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-24-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 64,994
Posted By tc1234c
I used a Canadian Aero 40 amp internally...

I used a Canadian Aero 40 amp internally regulated Dennso alternator for 1,750 trouble free hours. When I replaced it with a PlanePower 60A unit 100 hrs ago, I found the mounting bracket cracked....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 118,772
Posted By tc1234c
RV9A, 9 1/2 yrs, 1854 hrs, no cracks...

RV9A, 9 1/2 yrs, 1854 hrs, no cracks found.
RV9A, 10 yrs, 540 hrs, no cracks.
RV9A, 3 yrs, 150 hrs, no cracks.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,359
Posted By tc1234c
Sun 'n Fun show case fly-by by Spruce Creek Gaggle Flight

Yesterday (Wednesday) the Spruce Creek Gaggle Flight was invited to make two formation passes at Sun 'n Fun between 11:30 and noon. Many RVs were in the formation. Here are two videos, one from the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,112
Posted By tc1234c
Tailcam view of Sun N Fun

I got to fly a few passes in a flight of 12. Following is my tailcam video as #11. It was shot between 11:30 and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,651
Posted By tc1234c
I am shocked to learn this tragedy. Somehow I did...

I am shocked to learn this tragedy. Somehow I did not learn about the crash until now. Dane from Chicago is a part time Spruce Creek resident. I just talked to him before he took off with a friend to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-28-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 36,447
Posted By tc1234c
I learned from...

I learned from this:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=74719
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 36,447
Posted By tc1234c
Talking Thank you all for the tips

Just replaced the mechanical fuel pump using the safety wire trick. It was quite easy to get the pump on and bolts installed. As suggested before I used a loop of safety wire connected to a bungee...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-01-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By tc1234c
To swap to the other side you need to jack up...

To swap to the other side you need to jack up both side. I always work on one side at a time.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-21-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,272
Posted By tc1234c
Spruce Creek annual Toy Parade

Here is a video of the fly-by part of the Spruce Creek Toy Parade. 50 airplanes participated including 18 RVs, 4 Rockets, a P51 and a A4 Skyhawk.

http://tinyurl.com/jo2kxt7...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,283
Posted By tc1234c
I got my report back this morning too. My 2011...

I got my report back this morning too. My 2011 purchased ADS600B after update (new internal GPS) is good for 2020. Initially I had problem changing pressure altitude setting. After using a different...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,212
Posted By tc1234c
Congratulations for the accomplishment.

Congratulations for the accomplishment.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-10-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,681
Posted By tc1234c
Glad you had good time. If weather allows we will...

Glad you had good time. If weather allows we will do the Hudson River tour next week in a friend's Bonanza.
Forum: Florida (Central) 11-09-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,418
Posted By tc1234c
Turbo and Dale, Great to see you at Love's...

Turbo and Dale,

Great to see you at Love's Landing. My wife was so thrilled to ride with Turbo and Kim. She considers it her best birthday present!

We had a long and fun day. Started at Arthur Dunn...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-01-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,244
Posted By tc1234c
It is obvious that his airplane was flying by...

It is obvious that his airplane was flying by itself. Ron just ride it along. :D
Very cool video!!!!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
The rest of the photos

The rest of the photos and description on each photo can be found in Google Photos linked...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
Mike, thanks.

Mike, thanks.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
DeFuniak Springs to Palatka...

DeFuniak Springs to Palatka...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
We get to enjoy the...

We get to enjoy the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
Return to Florida

We flew back to Florida on Saturday. I filed for Lake Charles to DeFuniak Springs (2 hr 45 min), then, DeFuniak Springs to Palatka (1 hr 50 min). The last 40 nm will be VFR.
What left of hurricane...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/1ae6O3plSj2G81YG...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/1ae6O3plSj2G81YG_F6oH7KhZiko4df-UVqmqqNSzaLtrr9xqfWiWxBkp81gUsx0PAIk2hFvETp3J4_fGQyQBjd-WnCt6MAv-F3dlyXktCYGn10Rx35ZTpMA9MUaB5w2USbKDtThBVunz_gMlr1wDz97CKveoEJEerB4M6...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
IFR approach

When I got close I got to pick either RNAV 32 or VOR 32 and I picked RNAV. ATIS called for landing runway 9 and tower let me pick 9 or 14 (less favor the wind). I picked 14 so I did not have to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
San Antonio again

On Thursday I flew back to pick my son up. By the time he texted me to report bad weather I was already on my way. This time they let me fly through the entire route, no direct...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
San Antonio

We landed at Stinson Municipal airport. The FBO, Gate One, is very nice and they let us use a very nice courtesy...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
San Antonio trip

Sunday is the time to send my son to San Antonio for his annual convention. I filed IFR and got a route based on vectored airway. Of course busy Huston airspace and a lot MOAs around San Antonio are...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
Lake Charles

When we got to Lake Charles, the lighting was right and my wife took some nice pictures. Here is the downtown and lake front convention center. We enjoy a after dinner walk along the lake...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
Alexandria and Lake Charles

Alexandria airport used to be England Air Force base (named after a Lt Col and not the country) before the base was closed in 1992. It is a big facility for such a small...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
Lake Charles and Alexandria

We stay overnight with our son and after a nice lunch at Luna with his friends we departed for Alexandria. Lake Charles is a ARSA airport. They require you to get a squawk code and talk to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
Day 1 continue

The gentle headwind turned stronger and I pushed in throttle a little more (156 kts...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
Day 1 continue

On this trip we had mostly headwind. I usually fly slow, 60-65% power and 135-140 kts. Will the headwind I have to add a little faster to counter the headwind (reduce the headwind...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-25-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,392
Posted By tc1234c
Louisiana and Texas - IFR made it possible

The last two weeks we went to Louisiana to visit our son and did some work in another city. Unless weather is very bad I always prefer flying my little RV vs commercial or driving. On some of my...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-28-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,389
Posted By tc1234c
Alfio and Shirley, Wonderful trip and great...

Alfio and Shirley,

Wonderful trip and great report! I like your panel too!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-12-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,993
Posted By tc1234c
One of the Thursdays I will come over.

One of the Thursdays I will come over.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-12-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,993
Posted By tc1234c
Thank you

Thank you for sharing. A group of neighbors here at Spruce Creek has been talking about making the trip as soon as it is possible to do so. I am looking forward to reading your future report.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-11-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,131
Posted By tc1234c
Dave, Great trip!! Brought back a lot of good...

Dave,

Great trip!! Brought back a lot of good memories.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,501
Posted By tc1234c
To charge a smart device such as a cellphone or...

To charge a smart device such as a cellphone or iPad the data line of the USB charge port must be shorted (connected together). Only when the smart device sense this short it will start charging. I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-17-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,608
Posted By tc1234c
Great job

Dave,

Well done! Enjoy your video. Has Erika started her lesson yet?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,654
Posted By tc1234c
You can also jack it up using a motorcycle jack...

You can also jack it up using a motorcycle jack (or something equivalent). Just put a box on top then slide it under the wing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,623
Posted By tc1234c
Looking cool without...

Looking cool without cowling!

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-QphKSsCSlfI/VVfyMvS0TSI/AAAAAAABMJ0/breB4MKVfyU/w1190-h791-no/IMG_2226.JPG
Forum: Midwest 05-02-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,804
Posted By tc1234c
Rick Gray

Rick has a shop in Parkersburg, WV.

http://rv6rick.tripod.com/ohiovalleyrvators/id22.html
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,263
Posted By tc1234c
Kyle, Congratulations! Ted

Kyle,

Congratulations!

Ted
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-21-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,652
Posted By tc1234c
Great video! My connection is also too slow to...

Great video! My connection is also too slow to watch higher than 1080.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-13-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,745
Posted By tc1234c
I know Jim but not well. We were traveling during...

I know Jim but not well. We were traveling during that time, but did not hear anything out of ordinary.


In case you have not read this:

http://eaa288.org/index.php/news/jim-corley
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