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Old 09-22-2019, 06:37 PM
eddieseve eddieseve is offline
 
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Smile Seven ship airshow arrival

Sunday we attended an airshow in Parks which is western NSW, Australia.

Our formation team 'The Stooges' and 'The Airshow Company' where part of the display, so we thought that a combined seven ship formation arrival for an initial and pitch with stream landing would help to kick off the event.

There are soooo many ways you can have fun in a RV;

https://www.facebook.com/TheAirshowC...0500257179442/

Cheers
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Old 09-22-2019, 08:12 PM
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Was supposed to rain most of the weekend so decided to get my RV ADS-B compliant. Completed 50% of install of GDL 82
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Old 09-22-2019, 08:46 PM
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Saturday was cleaning and flying the pattern. Landings have improved immensely. And are now mostly, haha, consistent. (I?m a new taildragger guy. RV9, 100+hours TD)
Today MJ, my wife, and I flew to KCHA for brunch. Great smooth flight. Wilson Air, crew car, awesome restaurant and another fun flight back to home base. A bit of turbulence. Especially over the Blue Ridge Mtns. Good quality time with wife and RV.
1/2 day spent having a blast.
What fees did Wilson Air at KCHA charge you?
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Old 09-22-2019, 09:04 PM
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Default Trip to Ashland, Oregon and more testing of FlightView

Amy and I took N101PR from San Jose (KRHV) up to Ashland, Oregon (S03) for a brief weekend get-away. The trip gave me a chance to test out some updates and fixes to FlightView.


(Mt. Shasta as seen from the west side en route to Ashland.)


(Hiking at Mt. Ashland Park. Great view from "The Looking Glass" overlook.")


(FlightView PFD / MFD on the return trip.)
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Old 09-22-2019, 09:29 PM
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Drove 30 minutes to the airport. Flew 40 minutes opposite direction for breakfast. What I do to satisfy my flying habit sometimes is embarrassing.
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Old 09-22-2019, 11:22 PM
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FCH to SNA John WAYNE for a wedding and a day at Huntington Beach
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Old 09-23-2019, 02:11 AM
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I did the same thing Eddie did, in slot while he was in #3.

It's Parkes, though. Not Parks. YPKS. :-)

We were supposed to arrive on Saturday, but dust storms, TSRA, and a TAF with VRB05G45KT convinced us that hunkering down in a hangar until Sunday morning was a better idea.

That 7-ship arrival was a heap of fun. The 174 kt ground speed at 7500' on the way home afterwards was pretty good too.

- mark

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Old 09-23-2019, 07:14 AM
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Flew 3 more Young Eagles on Saturday. I love it when you get them before they were ever on a plane at all.


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Old 09-23-2019, 07:52 AM
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Watched others take advantage of our first cool, fall-like weekend while I started my periodic inspection, during which I mistaken attempted to tighten the INTAKE attachment bolts using the torque value of the EXHAUST attach nuts...resulting in a broken bolt.
Today will be spent extracting what?s left of the bolt.
Any advice?
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Old 09-23-2019, 07:52 AM
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After spending the evenings last week fixing a weak strobe light (don't learn how to wire your plane from me), Saturday I went on my shortest cross country flight ever, 8NM to Innisfail for breakfast. Beautiful day for flying but all I did was 0.7 hours on the Hobbs.

Sunday was a COPA for Kids flight at my airport. I didn't get my Vulnerable Sector Check back in time so my RV stayed indoors. I handled ground operations for the flight and managed to go up for a short re-positioning flight in a Bell 47 helicopter at the end of the day. First time for me, I even got 3 minutes of stick time in the 8 minute flight. I thought the visibility out my tip up canopy was incredible, the big bubble on the 47 opened up twice as much view. Enjoyed every minute of it.

Not sure what next weekend is going to bring for flying, but if the forecast holds it's bringing that 4 letter "S" word and highs that are not high.
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