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Old 03-14-2021, 08:32 AM
DeltaRomeo DeltaRomeo is offline
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Location: Highland Village, TX
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Default What did you do with your RV this Weekend (3/13/21 - 3/14/21)

...getting it started. v/r,dr
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 03-14-2021, 09:34 AM
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Vlad Vlad is offline
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Location: Utah
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Talking Shoveling snow

Perfect timing for a snow storm. Our runway is closed for resurfacing

Where is N666BK?

Не имей сто рублей, а имей сто друзей.
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Old 03-14-2021, 10:15 AM
azflyer21 azflyer21 is offline
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Location: Scottsdale AZ
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Nice local flight. Lost sight of the plane ahead of me for longer than I would like.
Kevin Lippert
RV-14A N1402 Flying 03-2020
Phase 1 Complete 07-12-2020
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Old 03-14-2021, 10:32 AM
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Continued slogging away, sanding the windscreen molding. Removed the fuselage masking temporarily to feather the epoxy edge. I wish I could say I enjoyed this work, but I don't... I mean, I really really don't. I'll get some more filler in some low spots this afternoon... then sand again. Sigh.
Martin J Filiatrault
Clarkston, MI
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Old 03-14-2021, 12:13 PM
SPX SPX is offline
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I left home, and flew to Bakersfield to pick up a friend with a heart transplant and take him to Stanford/KPAO. From there, I headed over to Concord (KCCR) to pick up a few things that we left at my in-laws house when we were there last weekend. After that, down to Bermuda Dunes (KUDD) to visit my parents, and then back to the hangar.

Weather was a little iffy in the Bay Area, and I ended up needing the GPS approach to get into KPAO, but the rest of the flight was in pretty nice weather, albeit on top of clouds for most of the way.
Paid, Jan 2021
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Old 03-14-2021, 05:12 PM
rightrudder rightrudder is offline
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Location: Laguna Hills, CA
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I had a seven-RV formation fly over my house yesterday at about 1500' agl. All those engines running together made a sound a bit like a warbird.
RV-9A "slider"--sold in July 2021
Flew to Osh in 2017, 2018 & 2019!
Donation made for 2021
You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky -- Amelia Earhart

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Old 03-14-2021, 05:23 PM
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Location: SoCal
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Flew IFR to our old Covid standby, KCRQ on Saturday morning for breakfast, then today, we flew IFR to KCMA and got to hear those glorious words:

"N814 Romeo Victor, we need you to slow down, you're following a Cirrus and you are about 20 knots faster....."

2021 Donation Made

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Old 03-14-2021, 06:17 PM
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Location: Eatonton, GA
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Flew over to KFFC to pick up a couple of needed parts from Aircraft Spruce on Saturday. Gave the plane a nice bath and belly rub (wash and wax) after church on Sunday. She’s looking good this afternoon!
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Old 03-14-2021, 06:51 PM
Lemos Lemos is offline
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Location: Julian, California
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I took a lady friend to Chico California to pick up a sewing machine that she bought on eBay. It was pretty funny, I offered to take her “in my RV” on Thursday, and she promptly accepted. So she showed up at my place yesterday morning with an overnight bag in hand, and I think we were both equally confused. I was wondering why she packed for the night, and she was looking around for my RV, of the wheeled variety. When she realized it was a plane, she wasn’t disappointed but was confused.
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Old 03-14-2021, 08:11 PM
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Location: Garden City, Tx
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Got a little closer to RTW today, I installed a pair of 7.5 gallon fuel tanks (a la Marvin Holmsly) behind the seats for 15 gallons on top of the 67 I've got in the wings. Now I've got 1500 nm ranges with IFR reserves, with two butts and bags. Not bad for a homebuilt.

A 10% overweight ferry permit will give me a 30-gallon bladder tank in the right seat, and I'm ready for trans-Pacific.
Greg Niehues - SEL, IFR, Repairman Cert.
Garden City, TX VAF 2021 dues paid
N16GN flying 800 hrs and counting; IO360, SDS, WWRV200, Dynon HDX, IFD440
Built an off-plan RV9A with too much fuel and too much HP. Should drop dead any minute now.

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