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Forum: Florida (South) Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
Old Farts Immokalee (KIMM) Invite

blue flyer, thanks for the message. glad you like it. the RVs definitely dominate
the fleet. ;)

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Forum: Florida (South) 12-03-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
Old Farts (KGIF)

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Forum: Florida (South) 11-18-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
postponed

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Forum: Florida (South) 11-15-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
Winter Haven (KGIF) Invite

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Forum: Florida (South) 11-15-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
Avon park recap

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Forum: Florida (South) 11-08-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
Avon Park

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Forum: Florida (Central) 11-08-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By turbo
turned out to be a spectacular day at loves. love...

turned out to be a spectacular day at loves. love that rolling runway. scored a 10 on my landing. the guys from the creek were blowing smoke and flybys in all directions.

Thursday is Avon park....
Forum: Florida (Central) 11-05-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By turbo
fred, Is that hobbs time?

fred, Is that hobbs time?
Forum: Florida (Central) 11-05-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By turbo
loves field postponed one day!!!

97FL has been changed to this Sunday. http://loveslanding.com/airport/
Forum: Florida (South) 11-05-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
Everglades City recap

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,269
Posted By turbo
It would be hard to get a negative response from...

It would be hard to get a negative response from this group but definitely more bang for the buck. Best investment I have ever made. Hey ,where are we flying this...
Forum: Florida (South) 11-01-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
Everglades City Thursday

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Forum: Florida (South) 10-28-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
Sebring recap

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Forum: Florida (South) 10-22-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
roger.dga15p@gmail.com if you are interested in...

roger.dga15p@gmail.com

if you are interested in getting on rogers emails contact him on the above...
Forum: Florida (South) 10-22-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,079
Posted By turbo
old farts forming up for another season

Old Farts...
The photos pretty much tell the story! Give or take a coupleÖ 45 Old Fart aircraft graced the ramp at Okeechobee County (KOBE) on Thursday, October 21st. This was our kickoff of the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-13-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,827
Posted By turbo
I have two coms and an ils/vor on the bottom...

I have two coms and an ils/vor on the bottom spaced about 3 feet apart, vor at the tail end. :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 1,249,939
Posted By turbo
https://i.postimg.cc/FKXGG1yg/IMG-3170.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/FKXGG1yg/IMG-3170.jpg
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-06-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,177
Posted By turbo
thanks for posting this. see you at jans...

thanks for posting this. see you at jans celibration of life. https://i.postimg.cc/TwgRFrf9/IMG-1215.jpg
Forum: GPS 08-18-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By turbo
I have never updated a terrain card in my 430W....

I have never updated a terrain card in my 430W. didn't know it had obstacles on it either. interesting thread.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 19,715
Posted By turbo
came from Louisville in one week. ;)

came from Louisville in one week. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,268
Posted By turbo
Excellent presentation. Bravo.

Excellent presentation. Bravo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,268
Posted By turbo
The bowline is the king of knots. Load it to...

The bowline is the king of knots. Load it to thousands of pounds and it releases like magic.
The taut line hitch should be called the airplane hitch, it works like magic. :eek:
Forum: Northeast 07-17-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By turbo
Great airport. Enjoy your day there.

Great airport. Enjoy your day there.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-17-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By turbo
Who cares about the oil and gas when the engine...

Who cares about the oil and gas when the engine is rusting away?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,122
Posted By turbo
Go Myra. Congrats. Was papa a bit nervous. Post...

Go Myra. Congrats. Was papa a bit nervous. Post pics! :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-30-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,160
Posted By turbo
for me there nothing worst than being hungary and...

for me there nothing worst than being hungary and thirsty and needing a relief bottle. do your preplanning but don't be surprised if it changes. enjoy the trip.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,194
Posted By turbo
shut off the alternator is it coming thru all...

shut off the alternator
is it coming thru all headsets
I put a gizmo on my alternator eons ago for noise. worked great.:)
https://i.postimg.cc/jdC8SpqN/IMG-3169.jpg
Forum: Northeast 05-25-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,864
Posted By turbo
block island

KBID has it all for aviators traveling thru. sea food, beaches, history via taxi tour, shopping, easy to get around. perfect lunch stop. https://i.postimg.cc/TwgRFrf9/IMG-1215.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By turbo
every g5 owner should know this reset.

every g5 owner should know this reset.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-12-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,414
Posted By turbo
thanks Vman. incredible story you have created....

thanks Vman. incredible story you have created. best of luck in your future endeavors.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,653
Posted By turbo
yesterday was a day of fun n the sun. nice breeze...

yesterday was a day of fun n the sun. nice breeze with a bunch of the big hitters not there. still a great event. with both aircraft down I hope to get both fixed today and fly the rv there Thursday....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,273
Posted By turbo
definite yes. ;)

definite yes. ;)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-07-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,900
Posted By turbo
wobble...

wobble test?:)https://i.postimg.cc/jdC8SpqN/IMG-3169.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,873
Posted By turbo
I saw it resolve an issue of sticking valves in a...

I saw it resolve an issue of sticking valves in a gas engine in my c&c sailboat a long time ago ago ago. I do believe. MMO.
By the way, what's wrong with this...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-10-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,001
Posted By turbo
one of the best upgrades. the super six pack....

one of the best upgrades. the super six pack.
https://i.postimg.cc/FKXGG1yg/IMG-3170.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-07-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,180
Posted By turbo
lycoming went to 3150 hr trouble free,...

lycoming went to 3150 hr trouble free, thunderbolt at 2150 and counting. this is hobbs time. first engine started making metal on cam lifters. second engine is roller lifter, flowed heads....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-30-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,754
Posted By turbo
replace the two orings yearly to prevent leaks.

replace the two orings yearly to prevent leaks.
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,650
Posted By turbo
I calibrated my dip stick with marks at the 4,5...

I calibrated my dip stick with marks at the 4,5 and 6 qt level. I check level cold before flight. I run below 5 for local flights. qt/15 hr. break it in HARD....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,566
Posted By turbo
Joe, welcome aboard the good ship VAF there is...

Joe, welcome aboard the good ship VAF

there is an old saying, if you want to FLY=BUY. ;)

=VAF= RULES

https://i.postimg.cc/bJtrJYkY/IMG-2368.jpg
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,462
Posted By turbo
Smile Ditto on this unit. Put the base in the vice and...

Ditto on this unit. Put the base in the vice and slowly cut it up.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-03-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,033
Posted By turbo
stuart has airport entry now. probably the nicest...

stuart has airport entry now. probably the nicest place to live or do customs. :D

check all times and fees before using facility.

rv hotel and overnight parking is available with me if needed....
Forum: Reviews 12-29-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,061
Posted By turbo
2065 Black Max Engine Saver

Does anyone have any info on this unit? Did some searching and found nothing. Thanks

https://flyingsafer.com/2065
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,761
Posted By turbo
Yes, still using my ifr rating. With improved...

Yes, still using my ifr rating. With improved equipment upgrades since 07 ( adsb, G5ís, synthetic vision, wass gps ) the fun and function is better. Definitely a challenging rating to get but worth...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-19-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By turbo
i have used treasure coast flight training at...

i have used treasure coast flight training at stuart. the owner has an RV. its nice to stay local. :)

what do you need done?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,257
Posted By turbo
208 MPH @ SNF on the deck when they had a timed...

208 MPH @ SNF on the deck when they had a timed triangle race course event. bone stock 6A, 0-360, fix pitch 85 inch, slick mags, alternator off, 2950 rpm....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,165
Posted By turbo
just pack a bunch of absorbent material under the...

just pack a bunch of absorbent material under the filter and let it rip. takes about 5 seconds to remove after unscrewed. :D
Forum: Florida (South) 11-13-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,171
Posted By turbo
you have three options just west of stuart. aero...

you have three options just west of stuart. aero acres, treasure coast, and naked lady. there are some nice options north of the orlando tampa line though. https://i.postimg.cc/SNQw081W/IMG-1211.jpg
Forum: Florida (South) 11-03-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By turbo
great idea, and one of the most beautiful drives....

great idea, and one of the most beautiful drives. love marathon airport.
https://i.postimg.cc/XYpmqWbq/IMG-1215.jpg
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-12-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,304
Posted By turbo
3M adhesive remover. :D

3M adhesive remover. :D
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 10-07-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,579
Posted By turbo
Looks like lots of options. Have heard olive...

Looks like lots of options. Have heard olive branch is a very friendly airport. Planning on there for an Elvis visit some day. https://i.postimg.cc/v8VNZGFc/IMG-0735.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,439
Posted By turbo
Crooks donít like lights. Motion sensing lights ,...

Crooks donít like lights. Motion sensing lights , alarms, cameras, signs, or whatever you can use will help.
Donít be afraid of using your insurance. Why have it. You can always shop around and get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,794
Posted By turbo
A wide mouth bottle and an auto pilot = good to...

A wide mouth bottle and an auto pilot = good to go. Would not consider this advanced maneuver without AP.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-12-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,216
Posted By turbo
Flying is all about having a plan B. What if?...

Flying is all about having a plan B. What if? Back up com, backup Nav, closest vfr Wx etc. it is is no fun runnning out of options including gas. What is the cost of backup Nav. Be safe out there....
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-26-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,201
Posted By turbo
Luck is always a good thing. Sounds like you have...

Luck is always a good thing. Sounds like you have everything under control.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-30-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,120
Posted By turbo
have you ever done any measurements on wobble...

have you ever done any measurements on wobble test?
Forum: Florida (Central) 06-23-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By turbo
you should be fine on the grass. one thought is...

you should be fine on the grass. one thought is that the runway is not totally flat. do a recon pass before landing there.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-22-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,147
Posted By turbo
if you want to experience soaring in your rv 12...

if you want to experience soaring in your rv 12 go up to the highest altitude you want on the upwind side of your fav airport and shut down the engine. trim for best glide and start circling. watch...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-22-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,644
Posted By turbo
if you want to have useful info on getting a...

if you want to have useful info on getting a stuck valve do a wobble test. :D
https://i.postimg.cc/xCPRGK80/P1020216.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,899
Posted By turbo
just imagine there was one air to air RV freq,...

just imagine there was one air to air RV freq, how sweet that would be.:roll eyes:

https://i.postimg.cc/SxRz77VR/DSC8070.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-29-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,884
Posted By turbo
don't forget to do a runup with the cowl off to...

don't forget to do a runup with the cowl off to check for leaks. :(
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-18-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By turbo
Cool Rvs Hot Rods and Helicopters......

https://i.postimg.cc/HLqKkXHk/IMG-0774.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/023yQFsd/IMG-0026.jpg

took a 9.2 hobbs flight up and back to Kentucky, big sandy regional, yesterday to see bub. he built the...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,955
Posted By turbo
Randy, welcome to the =VAF= familia. Stand by for...

Randy, welcome to the =VAF= familia. Stand by for you Rv experience. It is addictive. By by big Bo. Your neighbor down south.https://i.postimg.cc/v8VNZGFc/IMG-0735.jpg
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 05-06-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,748
Posted By turbo
as to your original question, i never put in the...

as to your original question, i never put in the entire route because of the changing nature of rerouting in flight. my 430 directs the auto pilot so the next 2 or 3 waypoints are sufficient for me....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By turbo
Al,gorgeous pic....

Al,gorgeous pic. ;)

https://i.postimg.cc/xCPRGK80/P1020216.jpg
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