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Forum: Reviews 09-28-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Mike Meehan
Alex

+1 for Alex. I recommend him highly.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-20-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mike Meehan
That is some serious endurance. Congratulations...

That is some serious endurance. Congratulations and thanks for the great pictures!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2022, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,936
Posted By Mike Meehan
Petit Jean…a few photos

First time to Petit Jean. Terrific weather. Beautiful scenery. Cool RV’s. Nice people. We will do it again.

The photos, in order, are:
--Sunset from the Rockefeller Lodging;
--A row of RV's. Not the...
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By Mike Meehan
Hey...

...I recognize that paint job! :)
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By Mike Meehan
X-Plane 12

RV-10 in X-Plane 12.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Mike Meehan
My drive yesterday...

My drive yesterday...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,694
Posted By Mike Meehan
Left Side/Right Side?

For those who fly side-by-side, which side do you prefer?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-14-2022, 01:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,353
Posted By Mike Meehan
Incredible and inspiring! Thank you for sharing....

Incredible and inspiring! Thank you for sharing. 🙏🙂✈️
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Mike Meehan
I spoke with a rep from Bruce’s at Oshkosh. I...

I spoke with a rep from Bruce’s at Oshkosh. I asked about a full airplane cover for our -10 and he said they do not make that product. Apparently, to make a full airplane cover with thin, light...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,798
Posted By Mike Meehan
We didn’t get home…

Instead of going home we flew from Oshkosh to Anchorage, Alaska for the Arctic Thunder Airshow, held for the first time in four years. An impressive airshow display with heavy emphasis on military...
Forum: Midwest 07-27-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 33,723
Posted By Mike Meehan
Jay Pratt hard at work at HBC.

Jay Pratt hard at work at HBC.
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 33,723
Posted By Mike Meehan
RV Formation Fly-Over

RV Formation Fly-Over
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 33,723
Posted By Mike Meehan
Two accidents within about 15 minutes. Strong...

Two accidents within about 15 minutes. Strong gusty winds.
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-28-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By Mike Meehan
Just curious how long it takes to do the full...

Just curious how long it takes to do the full process that you use?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By Mike Meehan
15 Months! :(

We purchased our -10 in March of last year. We are still waiting for the registration to come back from the FAA. I have spoken to many (all very nice) people but still...nothing. I asked about flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,791
Posted By Mike Meehan
Flew from Texas to Iowa to attend the Boone RV...

Flew from Texas to Iowa to attend the Boone RV Day followed the next day by the 76th Annual Harlan Flight Breakfast. Also had time to visit family.
Forum: Midwest 06-14-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By Mike Meehan
Planning to fly up from Texas.

Planning to fly up from Texas.
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,190
Posted By Mike Meehan
Congratulations Kyle. She looks very nice.

Congratulations Kyle. She looks very nice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,617
Posted By Mike Meehan
My wife and I flew to Dublin, Texas (9FO). It's...

My wife and I flew to Dublin, Texas (9FO). It's very small and out of the way, but we enjoy these small towns. The airport is a bit rundown but acceptable and they have a courtesy car. We drove to a...
Forum: RV-10 05-31-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,602
Posted By Mike Meehan
We are at 1707 in our -10. That is with a lighter...

We are at 1707 in our -10. That is with a lighter weight 3 blade MT prop and an EarthX battery. Some of the weight may be coming from the avionics and interior finishing. Just a thought.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-27-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Mike Meehan
Same situation as you. One Slick Mag and one PMag...

Same situation as you. One Slick Mag and one PMag (installed by Trent from E-Mag Ignitions). We kept the shower of sparks but it is only connected to the Slick Mag.
Forum: RV-10 04-19-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,162
Posted By Mike Meehan
Width

On a side note you may want to avoid having a center console. It takes up a fair amount of seat width space. Also, I'm your height and have no problem fitting in an unmodified RV-10. Best of luck!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mike Meehan
2,600 Miles to Sun n' Fun

Flew to and from Sun n' Fun. Along the way was able to give rides to several nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws; watched a rocket launch at Space Coast Regional; diverted because of thunderstorms...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By Mike Meehan
+1 for the hotel at this rate. Likely they will...

+1 for the hotel at this rate. Likely they will increase the rates when somebody decides to check that this week is the same week as Sun n’ Fun.
Forum: RV-10 03-19-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,169
Posted By Mike Meehan
Thank you Martin. We are looking forward to it.

Thank you Martin. We are looking forward to it.
Forum: RV-10 03-15-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By Mike Meehan
Had a great time. Thank you Randy and Larry....

Had a great time. Thank you Randy and Larry. Let's do it again.

p.s. No objections from me if someone want's to fly along.
Forum: RV-10 03-15-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,645
Posted By Mike Meehan
OMG Wheel Fairings

Had a few scratches. Getting the paint touched up.
Forum: Reviews 03-06-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By Mike Meehan
Randy

+1 for Randy!
Forum: RV-4 03-03-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,493
Posted By Mike Meehan
RAM

I like the Ram mounts but if you have a new iPad Mini 6 be prepared to wait. Here's what they told me a few days ago.

>>>>>>>
Hello, Mike,

Thanks for writing to us at RAM. We're planning on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By Mike Meehan
Congratulations!! :)

Congratulations!! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,659
Posted By Mike Meehan
‘Nuff said.

‘Nuff said.
Forum: The RV Grin 02-03-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,139
Posted By Mike Meehan
Beautiful airplane. Congratulations and enjoy...

Beautiful airplane. Congratulations and enjoy every minute of it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
Posted By Mike Meehan
AFS

And that is another reason why AFS is top-notch. The service you receive. It’s what they do.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-28-2022, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,436
Posted By Mike Meehan
Nice!

I’ll trade you rides. 🙂
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,122
Posted By Mike Meehan
AOPA

I asked the AOPA for an update and received this response:

"As you are probably aware, AOPA initially reached out to the Mexican authorities a year ago-...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,553
Posted By Mike Meehan
First flight over DFW (4500 msl). Not a big deal...

First flight over DFW (4500 msl). Not a big deal for a lot of people but a first for us. Still pretty cool.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,665
Posted By Mike Meehan
1+ Year - 92 Airports

Having received my PPL just over a year ago, I've had the chance to log 92 airports in 22 states. Hoping to add many more and meet fellow RV'ers.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,017
Posted By Mike Meehan
First flight to Port Aransas, Texas on the Gulf...

First flight to Port Aransas, Texas on the Gulf Coast. Pretty cross-windy the whole time. Followed that with a short stop at historic Stinson Airport in San Antonio.
Forum: Job Board 12-24-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,933
Posted By Mike Meehan
Jay Pratt

Unless there is someone else I don't know about, Jay Pratt is the most prolific and experienced RV builder in the world. If you are stuck on a problem or have lost some motivation this seems like an...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mike Meehan
+1

I could not agree more. You cannot go wrong with AFS.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,806
Posted By Mike Meehan
Air Tractor Factory Tour

We flew over to Olney, Texas and got a tour of the Air Tractor factory (thank you Michael from Air Tractor!). They are a fascinating type of aircraft (the horsepower and useful loads are amazing) and...
Forum: RV-15 12-03-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,747
Posted By Mike Meehan
Hey, wait just a minute... : )

Hey, wait just a minute... : )
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By Mike Meehan
Question Custom RV Jewelry?

I want to get my better half some type of custom Van's RV(10?) jewelry. Ear rings, necklace...that kind thing. Anyone know if this exists somewhere?

p.s. I am not looking for generic airplane...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,693
Posted By Mike Meehan
Formatting not right, but you get the idea

Passenger Briefing & Demonstration—Pre-Start
14 CFR 91.519

1. No smoking
2. Seatbelts – Operate like a car, lap & shoulder on at all times
3. Seat Positions – Adjust and lock
4. Air Vents –...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-25-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,619
Posted By Mike Meehan
Congratulations and welcome!

Congratulations and welcome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Mike Meehan
Off-topic but my wife and went through Old...

Off-topic but my wife and went through Old Saybrook a few years ago and thought it was wonderful. By any chance have you been to 10 Mohegan Ave?
Forum: RV-10 09-17-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By Mike Meehan
This is what I have for mine. Cannot say for sure...

This is what I have for mine. Cannot say for sure if yours are the same or should be different.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2021, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By Mike Meehan
Concur

I agree. It is time extremely well spent. Also, Alex is a patient and helpful instructor. Do it.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-15-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mike Meehan
Wow! Beautiful!

Wow! Beautiful!
Forum: California 09-14-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By Mike Meehan
Question Hanger space SoCal

Does anybody know of an available enclosed hanger space in Southern California? Preferably, San Gabriel Valley area or nearby. Thanks!
Forum: International 09-14-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,009
Posted By Mike Meehan
I sent you a PM.

I sent you a PM.
Forum: International 09-14-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,009
Posted By Mike Meehan
RV-10’s

My wife and I will be visiting central Europe beginning tomorrow. Do you know any RV-10 owners who would be up for cost sharing a flight?
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,851
Posted By Mike Meehan
Thumbs up We’re in!

This sounds like an incredible adventure. if there is a group that would like to do this we are in!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-21-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Mike Meehan
Smile 6,000 Miles to Oshkosh

Just got back from Oshkosh. Spent a month flying to and from including 10 days at the airshow. This is just a brief (2 minute) look at our travels.

https://youtu.be/YtST1jV7mlU
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,208
Posted By Mike Meehan
Question Oversquare is Good - "Mike Busch"

I attended Mike Busch's presentation at Oshkosh on running oversquared. The long and the short of it is he shows in the (Lycoming and Continental) POH's that running oversquared is both authorized...
Forum: RV-10 07-29-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,801
Posted By Mike Meehan
NoiSee

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/noisee/id549239949
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,659
Posted By Mike Meehan
RV-10 Dinner

Thank you for organizing the dinner Martin. It was a great event. Hopefully this was year one of many!
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-26-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,660
Posted By Mike Meehan
We second that vote. Jay!

We second that vote. Jay!
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,286
Posted By Mike Meehan
HBP row 346

There are a number of RV-10’s in HBC (home built parking) starting at row 346.
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,801
Posted By Mike Meehan
RV-10 Cabin Sound 82 Decibels

If you ever wondered how loud it is in the cockpit during level cruise, here you go. Roughly 82 dB. See the chart for relative comparisons.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,084
Posted By Mike Meehan
On our way to Oshkosh

Taking the long way through Virginia. 🙂
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,659
Posted By Mike Meehan
Two more coming

My wife and I will be there. Should be a great time!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By Mike Meehan
RV-14 Bird Strike at 800'

This comes from the Flights Above the Pacific Northwest (FATPNW) Facebook group. Not sure how to link to it.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-16-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,886
Posted By Mike Meehan
Congratulations again Jay

You do amazing work and you don’t take your time about it. You are the RV man!
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