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Old 12-29-2021, 03:31 PM
cardinalflier cardinalflier is offline
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Default How many does your airport have?

My airport, KLHM (Lincoln, Ca.) now has 21 flying RVís, everything from RV 4ís to RV14ís. Anybody got more at their airport?
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Old 12-29-2021, 04:11 PM
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To my knowledge, the Falcon Field near ATL has the most. I was told 125. @vern can confirm.
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Old 12-29-2021, 04:32 PM
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Default How many RVs

You are fortunate- itís a chore just to find enough guys to put together a 4 ship here. We just donít have many RVs in the area
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Old 12-29-2021, 04:48 PM
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Default 10

I think we have 10 at 3M5 (7, 2 7As', 2 6s', 6A, 2 9As', and 2 8s'). Used to be a 12 but he moved.
Dan Langhout
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Old 12-29-2021, 04:51 PM
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Conroe, TX. has a bunch too!
Jerry "Widget" Morris
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Old 12-29-2021, 04:57 PM
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Default Wow

I think we're at maybe 1 actually at the airport. Several at various stages of completion and still in a garage. Hangars are nonexistent, so some have built their own runway as it's easier than dealing with the airport authority. There's a couple in the area on private runways, but the actual airport, it's difficult.
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Old 12-29-2021, 05:41 PM
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Our airport has 10 RV's flying and a couple more being built. We figure the 10 represents 30% of the privately owned and operating aircraft on the field.
Glenn Martin
Windsor, Ontario
1941 Tiger Moth
2017 Waco YMF-5
RV-14 Kit # 140694 - First Flight June 22, 2021
RV-14 A - Kit Ordered February 8, 2022
2022 Dues Paid
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Old 12-29-2021, 05:58 PM
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Originally Posted by RV8iator View Post
Conroe, TX. has a bunch too!
Yes it does!

Houston Hooks airport used to have a bunch, but methinks the numbers have dwindled a bit; off the top of my head I can count 8Ö Iím sure there are a few more, but I never see Ďem. Maybe there are more hiding out in various T hangars?
John Bixby
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O-360-A1D/CS prop/Pmags
1875 hrs
Houston, TX
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Old 12-29-2021, 06:02 PM
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Currently, 23 of the 81 homebuilts on our field at Serpentine in Western Australia are RV's.
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Old 12-29-2021, 06:27 PM
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They are hard to count since they are always moving but about 60 with about 120 active folks /and wannabes with more on the way. Someone please correct me if you have more current numbers
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