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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
:) Awesome, I am looking forward to it.

:) Awesome, I am looking forward to it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Awesome, Thanks Bob. I will give you a shout...

Awesome,

Thanks Bob.

I will give you a shout when I get in.

Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Any RV-ers in the Lake Anna/Mineral VA area?

Hey all,

Going to visit my parents for about a week ( Sept 13th through the 18th) and was wondering if there were any RV-ers local to their area. They live in Mineral on Lake Anna and Louisa County...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-29-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,741
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Thanks all. Now I just need to "re-claim" my...

Thanks all. Now I just need to "re-claim" my garage/aircraft factory :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-26-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,741
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Finally back in the US of A :D

Hey All,

Finally back in the US after my latest deployment. :D

I am looking forward to restarting the building process and open an invitation to any RV'ers, either local or passing through the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-24-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 218,524
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Van's Ground Force :)

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w224/flexcopmnpd/IMG_1746.jpg

Photo right before the final pull out in Iraq last year. Still stuck in Kuwait for a few more weeks. Haven't been able to build for...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-04-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,888
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
SWEET setup :)

That is what I have been envisioning for my cockpit, except I am leaning towards placing all the equipment on the right side where it is easier for me to manipulate.

I may have to copy this setup...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,460
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
I feel for you guys. Kuwait is boring as Hades...

I feel for you guys. Kuwait is boring as Hades but it is nicer than the 'stan.

Filter (the band) is putting on a concert here tonight. Should be fun.

I am in maintenance land and wished I would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,460
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Holla at me when you get to AJ. Would be nice...

Holla at me when you get to AJ.

Would be nice to be able to talk "plane" with people.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,460
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Any Deployed VAF'ers?

I know we have a lot of prior military here, but do we have any that are currently deployed?

I am currently in Kuwait at Camp Arifjan and would love to have a get together of fellow VAF'ers if any...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-04-2011, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,762
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
I should be back sometime next summer :D

I should be back sometime next summer :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-04-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Congrats, I am dreaming of the day I get home...

Congrats,

I am dreaming of the day I get home from this deployment so I can really start cranking out progress on my emp.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-03-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,762
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Welcome to the club. My 8 emp kit is waiting for...

Welcome to the club.

My 8 emp kit is waiting for me to get back from my deployment. I am already having withdrawls :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-08-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 36,368
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
After watching the video of the drop test I...

After watching the video of the drop test I wonder if those inner mounting points on the 8 should be used.

I am by no means a structural engineer, but it seems like those inner two mounting points...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,932
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
No, I haven't primed anything yet. I am...

No, I haven't primed anything yet.

I am tackling the front spar and I am trying to figure out the best way to cut out the reinforcement angle profile.

I have a rotozip but I have never used it to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,932
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Talking Finally started

Well, I can finally say that I am an official builder of an RV8.

Don't know why it took me this long to actually start the kit. I guess I was a little intimidated to start.

Boy does it feel good....
Forum: Southeast 05-19-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Jeff, Sounds good to me. Let me know when you...

Jeff,

Sounds good to me. Let me know when you are coming this way. I am deploying in August so catch me while you can :-D
Forum: Southeast 05-01-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
I am in Nashville, which is only a few hours away...

I am in Nashville, which is only a few hours away :-D
Forum: Midwest 03-11-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
If there are any RVers that would love to show...

If there are any RVers that would love to show off their baby and maybe fly around a newly minted Army Officer give me a shout.

My cell is 615-513-9657.

I will be residing at lovely Fort Leonard...
Forum: Midwest 03-09-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Noticed that the title of this thread was...

Noticed that the title of this thread was Missouri :) I am currently staying at lovely Fort Lost in the Woods for Engineer BOLC.

Any RV'ers local near there, or close enough to KTBN, that gets bored...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-09-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,760
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
I ordered the Aviator's Guide to Mazda Rotary...

I ordered the Aviator's Guide to Mazda Rotary Conversion and The Mazda Papers from Tracy's site. His site and a few others really pushed me over the edge to wanting a rotary powered RV 8. Plus those...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-09-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,760
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Awesome. I have to find a bookstore that has the...

Awesome. I have to find a bookstore that has the magazine. I am in the middle of nowhere at Fort Lost in the Woods in Missouri :-)
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-09-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,760
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Question for the Rotary RV'rs

I am in the beginning stages of RV grin development (working on the emp in between military deployments) and I am mulling over the choice of powerplants. The more I read about them the more I want to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-01-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,139
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
I made a really nice rolling workstation for my...

I made a really nice rolling workstation for my garage. My garage workbench was then designed and built to have the workstation nestle under it to get it out of the way when I need more space.

The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,705
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Agree with everyone else :-)

I bought the RV kit from Plane Tools and it is awesome. I splurged and got just about all the upgrades you could get except for the mechanics tool set as I already had a tool chest/cart full of...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-17-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Hmmm, hadn't thought of it like that. I may get...

Hmmm, hadn't thought of it like that.

I may get another back riveting plate and mount it perpendicular in the center of the workbench.

Added some more pics.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-17-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Just about have the workshop finished. Will be...

Just about have the workshop finished. Will be posting updated pics soon.

Also completed the van's toolbox kit. Was pretty fun and learned a lot about all the tools I just bought. I have to say, the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,724
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Jon's videos are always great. My all time...

Jon's videos are always great.

My all time favorite is "Haley-batics". My 3 year old daughter loves it too, and keeps asking me when am I going to finish my plane so she can fly like the other girl....
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-09-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,802
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Dean, Thanks for the response. After reading up...

Dean,

Thanks for the response. After reading up on your products I am definitely installing them on my 8.

I have been a big fan of LED's for the power draw to light output ratio. The Police Dept I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-04-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,802
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Quick question, and please forgive my ignorance,...

Quick question, and please forgive my ignorance, but does mounting the position/strobes like that inhibit the seeing the lights from the sides at all?

The reason I am asking is I really like the set...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-31-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Tools arrived :D Update to my kitlog site :cool:

Tools arrived :D

Update to my kitlog site :cool:
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-30-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Thanks guys, My tools are coming tomorrow and I...

Thanks guys,
My tools are coming tomorrow and I am in the process of breaking open the boxes and inventorying everything.

My three year old is helping me ;)
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-27-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
My RV-8 KitLog Pro Site :-D

Hi all,

Well, I have taken the plunge and have my Emp kit (Arrived on the 19th) and my tools will be here on the 31st.

I have started documenting stuff using kitlog pro and I am excited to share my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-16-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 753,946
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Wooo Whoooo

Just got an email from Van's...

My Emp kit shipped today and I should get it on the 19th. Now I just need my tool kit to arrive from Isham's.

Holy Cow, looks like I am a buildin an aeroplane :eek::D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-05-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,537
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
IO 340, Anyone using one?

I read a really cool article about a carbon cub that had one and the specs looked good. Putting out 180hp and weighing 50lbs less than an IO360 putting out the same power.

Is anyone using a 340? And...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-18-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,568
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Kirk, That was simply amazing. :D

Kirk,
That was simply amazing. :D
Forum: Painting your RV 06-17-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 325,387
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Bruce, Yours looks nice though. :D

Bruce,

Yours looks nice though. :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-17-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 753,946
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
This is as far as I have gotten :D

So far she is just a dream on a piece of paper. I hope to be ordering the emp kit soon.

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w224/flexcopmnpd/RV%20Pics/NaughtyNikki.jpg
Forum: Painting your RV 06-17-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 325,387
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Here is the paint scheme for the RV8 I plan on...

Here is the paint scheme for the RV8 I plan on starting soon. The planes name is "Naughty Nikki" and it incorporates both my wife and my daughter's favorite colors. The plane will be polished...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-07-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,469
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Kit Engines? List of available sources?

I have seen several posts on kit engines and I am thinking this is the way I wanna go. For the education value as well as the satisfaction of knowing I put it together.

My question is this: Does...
Forum: Southeast 06-07-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,123
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Arrgghh :( I just checked with my events...

Arrgghh :( I just checked with my events coordinator ( translation....my wife :rolleyes: ) and she reminded me that I have drill this weekend, so I will have to take you up on the ride offer another...
Forum: Southeast 06-06-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,123
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Everytime I log in and find more warm welcomes I...

Everytime I log in and find more warm welcomes I can't but help to grin from ear to ear.

Ron, thanks for all the advice. I am definitely aiming for flying with you all. I am working on my IFR...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-05-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,279
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Jon, That was an awesome video. I hope my...

Jon,

That was an awesome video. I hope my daughter inherits my love of flying like it seems yours has. Mine is only 3 so I think I have plenty of time to "corrupt" her...lol

Brian
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,101
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
That was an amazing video. I hope my daughter...

That was an amazing video.

I hope my daughter gets as crazy about aviation as I am. She is only 3 so I have hope I can "warp" her.

I second the opinion that she should submit it to AOPA and EAA....
Forum: Southeast 06-01-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,123
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Thanks for the warm welcome. I knew I was in the...

Thanks for the warm welcome. I knew I was in the right place :)

I got to meet Randy Hooper from the forums today over at his hangar at BNA. Super nice guy. He even let me sit in his baby (After...
Forum: Southeast 06-01-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,123
Posted By FLEXCopMNPD
Talking New soon to be builder

Hi all,
wasn't sure where this would have been the most appropriate so I figured I would post this in the region I live in.
Like the topic says, I am a new soon to be builder. I have received the...
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