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Old 06-21-2020, 09:03 AM
DeltaRomeo DeltaRomeo is offline
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Default What did you do with your RV this Weekend (6/20/2020 - 6/22/2020)

...getting'r started.

A little .3 hop up to UNT and back down to Lake Grapevine between storms. Storms Friday night and Sunday morning. Creeks swollen.

Doug Reeves (your host)
  • Full time: since '07 (started it in '96).
  • Typed in the EMB-505 (Phenom 300). Available for contract work. (flying resume).
  • Part time: Supporting Crew Member CAE EMB-505 Level D Sim @ KDFW.

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Old 06-21-2020, 09:49 AM
2of5 2of5 is offline
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Location: Leamington, Ontario, Canada
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Default Primed

Spent a good 7-8 hours prepping and priming the three bottom tail cone skins.

Dimpling is on the menu for today.
Todd N.
Southwest Ontario
RV-14 - #140665: finishing tailcone, fuselage and finishing kit ordered.
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Old 06-21-2020, 12:04 PM
zmatt zmatt is offline
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Location: OK
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Flew to KCWC for a late lunch yesterday.
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Old 06-21-2020, 12:08 PM
agent4573 agent4573 is offline
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Location: Mountain view
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Put the deposit down on the engine. 8 weeks and I'll have the equivalent of a new Tesla sitting in a box in my garage.
N69ER - reserved
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Old 06-22-2020, 01:28 PM
Rvator97 Rvator97 is offline
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Location: Santa Clarita, California
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Replaced my Slick impulse coupled mag with a Surefly EIS. Works great!
RV-7A N57LW. Aero-Sports Power O-375

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Old 06-22-2020, 09:35 PM
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Av8safe Av8safe is offline
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Location: Valparaiso, Indiana
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Default FlyLED install

Installed my 4 FlyLED singles that I built up to replace my existing halogen bulbs. I now have two landing and two taxi lights that throw out some serious white lumens. Looking forward to flight testing them and gaining night currency for my 7. Easy project and great support from Paul and the FlyLED team from down under!
RV-7 #72497
Lycoming IO-360-M1A, Catto 3-blade,
Dual GRT HX, Garmin 530W, SL30, GTX327
TruTrak II VSGV, EchoUAT
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Old 06-24-2020, 11:03 AM
simpkinsona simpkinsona is offline
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Location: Vacaville, CA
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Default Big Creek Idaho

Andy Simpkinson
RV-9a Subaru engine.
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Old 06-24-2020, 01:16 PM
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Ed_Wischmeyer Ed_Wischmeyer is offline
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Location: Savannah, GA
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Hand flew a bunch of instrument approaches early Sunday morning when the air was nice and I had pretty much all the airspace to myself, grocery store on the way home, got back just in time for Zoom church service.
RV-9A at KSAV (Savannah, GA; dual G3X Touch with autopilot, GTN650, GTX330ES, GDL52 ADSB-In)
Previously RV-4, RV-8, RV-8A, AirCam, Cessna 175
ATP CFII PhD, so I have no excuses when I screw up
Vaccines kept me out of the hospital but COVID still cost me a month of living, all told...
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Old 06-24-2020, 02:08 PM
odens_14 odens_14 is offline
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: West Central, MN
Posts: 337

Took the two year old for his first "$100 hamburger" at wings cafe @ BRD. It was his first solo flight with dad; he had to catch some ZZZs on the way home with his full belly. not a bad way to spend father's day afternoon!

Chris Odens
West Central, Minnesota
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Old 06-24-2020, 04:01 PM
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Location: Hinckley, Ohio
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Installed "New & Improved" nose strut on my RV-12 per Van's SB. Something like twelve hours work spread over four trips to the hanger.

Jim Stricker - EAA #499867
PPL/ASEL 1970 - Sport Pilot since 2007
80 hrs Flying Aeronca Chief 11AC N86203
1130 hrs Flying 46 Piper J-3 Cub N6841H
Bought Flying RV-12 #120058 Oct 2015 with 48TT - Hobbs now 750

LSRM-A Certificate 2016 for RV-12 N633CM
Special Thanks... EJ Trucks - USN Crew Chief A-4 Skyhawk
MJ Stricker (Father - CFI) - USAAF 1st Lt. Captain B-17H
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