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Forum: RV-8/8A 08-30-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By donaziza
Hi Keith, I see your DYI setup here. ( I'm...

Hi Keith, I see your DYI setup here. ( I'm assuming DYI means do it yourself?? Could you show here how you're attaching your mirror to the roll bar??
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-29-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,453
Posted By donaziza
Yeah, I had the same problem, and i even grew up...

Yeah, I had the same problem, and i even grew up in Milwaukee.:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,646
Posted By donaziza
Hi Otis, Tell me about that Ipad pro, if you...

Hi Otis, Tell me about that Ipad pro, if you would. How easy is it to see in bright sunlight?? I've presently got a Nexus 9, which for my old eyes, "is" easy to see in bright sunlight. But its...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,979
Posted By donaziza
7 hours for crab cakes--Mama mia-- you're a...

7 hours for crab cakes--Mama mia-- you're a better man than me Squaz.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,412
Posted By donaziza
I busted my left hip in 2014. Apparently, I had...

I busted my left hip in 2014. Apparently, I had my left foot on my RV 8 wing, and the right one on one of those 3 foot tall aluminum step ladders. I say apparently, because I don't remember going...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-08-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By donaziza
Hi Cole, Could you maybe post the elevation of...

Hi Cole, Could you maybe post the elevation of some of these airports, since you were worried about trees at the end??
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-26-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By donaziza
Um-m, thanks Doug, but it didn't tell me where I...

Um-m, thanks Doug, but it didn't tell me where I could "buy" one of the survival vests.:confused:
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-25-2022, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By donaziza
Utility Vest

Hi Doug, Can I ask where you got that utility vest?? I guess you use it for forced down on the ground emergency stuff??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,491
Posted By donaziza
Hey--I know this airplane. I owned it from 2007...

Hey--I know this airplane. I owned it from 2007 to 2012. Bought it from Ron Miller, an Air Force guy, and sold it to Nick, (Can't remember Nick'S last name anymore,) but a Delta Pilot and an F-16...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-14-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,198
Posted By donaziza
Question Who'sGuy who wrote about 105 Kt max distance glide speed, and 80 Kt min descent speed

About a week ago, somebody wrote about, on "his" 8, 105 Kts was his max distance glide speed. and 80 Kts was his minimum descent speed. Whoever wrote that, could you pretty please call me?? Was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,116
Posted By donaziza
OK Dougie, For us old farts who don't know any...

OK Dougie, For us old farts who don't know any of this computer stuff, you're sayin that placing one's mouse over "their bad address", will make the address where its "really" going, show up on the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-13-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By donaziza
HA!! My wife is French. We used to go to Paris...

HA!! My wife is French. We used to go to Paris all the time. Every time we were there, I was just blown away at the price of stuff and all their taxes. I used to make the joke, "Everyone in...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-01-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,151
Posted By donaziza
I bought my 8 in 2013 with an existing Odyssey...

I bought my 8 in 2013 with an existing Odyssey Battery. Just pooped out the other day---9 years. Replaced it with an Earth X. Hope it lasts as long.:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,933
Posted By donaziza
Neat Phil, But they look a bit "weighty or...

Neat Phil, But they look a bit "weighty or heavy" in the picture. You notice anything that feels slightly out of balance when you takeoff or land??:rolleyes:
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-20-2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By donaziza
Hey Steve, would you kindly post this again a...

Hey Steve, would you kindly post this again a coupla days before May 28?? As a reminder, and so I can see what the Wx looks like that day.:cool:

Thanx much
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,933
Posted By donaziza
Hey Jerry, Blew up your picture, and noticed the...

Hey Jerry, Blew up your picture, and noticed the little trap door. That's for putting in air, right?? Do you have caps on your air valves, and if so, can you get your hand in there, to unscrew...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-17-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By donaziza
Question Best glide range speed & best min rate of descent speeds for an 8

I know all RV 8's are different, but can you guys give me pretty good ideas of best "glide range speeds", for making that good landing spot when your engine quits, and the "minimum sink rate speeds"...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-04-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 1,368,404
Posted By donaziza
Looks nice Rob--I'm still flying.:p:p even tho...

Looks nice Rob--I'm still flying.:p:p even tho I'm old enough to have had a pet dinosaur on a leash.:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-01-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,166
Posted By donaziza
I got a backup unit a coupla years ago too. With...

I got a backup unit a coupla years ago too. With me, attitude, airspeed and altitude are all in that one Dynon 180 unit. If that puppy went black at night time,:eek: I'd be in a world of hurt. So...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,166
Posted By donaziza
Yours must be broken. I'm not in front of mine...

Yours must be broken. I'm not in front of mine right now (in the ymca), but I have at least 5 or 6 positions between can't see, and fully bright. No problem seeing it in bright sun:confused:
Ah, I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-21-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,440
Posted By donaziza
Hi Cole, what is that white square doofinkie...

Hi Cole, what is that white square doofinkie mounted on your canopy by your left shoulder??
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-12-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By donaziza
slow opening canopy??

Wie Gehts again Herman, Couldn't help noticing, how when you stopped by your hangar, after flying, how your canopy slid back so smoothly, and you weren't hanging on to it with your hand. How'd you...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-03-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,617
Posted By donaziza
Well-l-l-l, since there's always bugs on it, I...

Well-l-l-l, since there's always bugs on it, I just use Turtle Wax bug and tar remover. Same thing I use on the leading edges of the wing, wheel pants, HS, VS, and canopy. In the summer, it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By donaziza
PM sent---Thanks Much

PM sent---Thanks Much
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By donaziza
PM sent Thanks much

PM sent Thanks much
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By donaziza
Unhappy HELP--My Wt & Balence program has gone completely Wonky

I had this really neat Wt & Balance program on my computer for my RV 8 taildragger---you know--so one wouldn't have to spend an hour doing "one" problem by hand? Critical to know, so you don't put...
Forum: GPS 01-11-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,785
Posted By donaziza
Helped me. I printed up what you said, a put it...

Helped me. I printed up what you said, a put it my RV 8 manual, under the GDL 39 section. Hope I'll never need it, but hey-----------
Forum: GPS 01-11-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,785
Posted By donaziza
Holy Cow----I thought they would just get it...

Holy Cow----I thought they would just get it going for you. Sorry you have to do all this extra wiring stuff.:(:(
Forum: GPS 01-11-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,785
Posted By donaziza
So Carlos----did you call Garmin and did you get...

So Carlos----did you call Garmin and did you get your 39 to blue tooth connect???:rolleyes:
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,785
Posted By donaziza
I never heard of a GDL 39, (or any GDL) without...

I never heard of a GDL 39, (or any GDL) without bluetooth.:cool:;) (I was having trouble blue tooth connecting my 39 to my tablet and Garmin Pilot a coupla weeks ago---not that I haven't done it a...
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,785
Posted By donaziza
Shoot---just call Garmin Aviation support at 1...

Shoot---just call Garmin Aviation support at 1 866 739 5687. Press option 1. Be at your plane, (or have your 660 and 39 handy) when you call. They'll fix you right up.

(7 to 7 Kansas time)
Forum: Safety 01-06-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Sticky: RV Survival Kit
Views: 5,888
Posted By donaziza
And I’d expand on Dave’s idea with this common...

And I’d expand on Dave’s idea with this common survival adage “If you’re not wearing it when you go down, you don’t have it!”

This is from post 16, Ironflight. Paul, (or anyone else), do you know...
Forum: Safety 01-06-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Sticky: RV Survival Kit
Views: 5,888
Posted By donaziza
Hi Brian, What's a "shock Cord??"

Hi Brian, What's a "shock Cord??"
Forum: Safety 01-04-2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,697
Posted By donaziza
I was gonna buy a chute for in my 8, (actually, I...

I was gonna buy a chute for in my 8, (actually, I had had one a few years back) but here's what stopped me. (I know, I know what y'all are going to say--redo my panel) I have a Garmin 496 mounted...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,202
Posted By donaziza
Nope----not familiar with that trick.:cool:

Nope----not familiar with that trick.:cool:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,202
Posted By donaziza
I'm using a Nexus 9, which is an android. and...

I'm using a Nexus 9, which is an android. and Garmin pilot, and it says I'm using 10.27 GB. I deleted all other apps, as someone here on VAF, said, eventually, those apps would fill up all my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,000
Posted By donaziza
This is the english...

This is the english language????:D:confused::D:confused::D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,000
Posted By donaziza
Ok, All I've got is a little old HP Laptop, with...

Ok, All I've got is a little old HP Laptop, with windows 8.1. I know zilch about computers. What do I have to buy to be a Naval Aviator in my F- 18. ( I was a naval aviator once, marines,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,000
Posted By donaziza
OK, have they got one of these puppies that lets...

OK, have they got one of these puppies that lets you fly an F-18?? And a Cat shot off the carrier??:rolleyes: If so, I'm in.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,466
Posted By donaziza
What kinda airplanes?? Pitts??

What kinda airplanes?? Pitts??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,598
Posted By donaziza
Hi Brian, Me likey that picture of you on short...

Hi Brian, Me likey that picture of you on short final. How did you attach that mirror?? I've been wanting to attach a mirror, but I don't know how to make that clip thingy like you've got.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-03-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By donaziza
I seem to remember only 138 going. Took me half...

I seem to remember only 138 going. Took me half an hour to get there, and about 10 minutes to get back.:D:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-03-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By donaziza
Finally passed 200 Kts

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Finally passed 200 Kts, or 252 MPH. Yeah I had a heck of a tailwind north of Atlanta.

I might add, that this came from my cell phone in the cockpit with me. Being an old guy, I had to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 39,688
Posted By donaziza
You back flying Ron??:):)

You back flying Ron??:):)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-28-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,785
Posted By donaziza
Mickey, What kind do you have?

Mickey, What kind do you have?
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-28-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By donaziza
How do I do this? I've never seen a place on my...

How do I do this? I've never seen a place on my tablet (when using Garmin Pilot) update my software/firmware?? (And of course, there's no update buttons on the GDL 39 itself)
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-27-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By donaziza
H-m-m-m, I've got a green power is on light. My...

H-m-m-m, I've got a green power is on light. My blue light is blinking. I wasn't a builder, so I wouldn't have known about the 232 connection. I'm only 2 doors down from EAA 690's hangar. I'll...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-27-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By donaziza
Let me get back to you, maybe next week Steve. I...

Let me get back to you, maybe next week Steve. I want to see what people say here, and also fly next week to see if a signal up in the air helps. (You related to the pillow guy??)
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-27-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By donaziza
Question Has my GDL 39 failed?

Last time I went flying, my GPS navigation off my GDL 39 (to my tablet) worked fine, but I noticed I wasn't getting any weather or other airplane traffic information. So today, I went out to the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-21-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,477
Posted By donaziza
Yeah, I'd like to see a picture of that too. ...

Yeah, I'd like to see a picture of that too. Please post.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-21-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,477
Posted By donaziza
I'm no mechanic, but I watch a lot of Mike...

I'm no mechanic, but I watch a lot of Mike Busch's webinars. (I think everyone knows who he is). Anyway, I "think"? he said, don't run your CHT's below 350*. Reason----lead deposits start to form...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-11-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 900,827
Posted By donaziza
H-m-m-m, like your paint job.:D:D:

H-m-m-m, like your paint job.:D:D:
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-27-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,510
Posted By donaziza
What I want to know, is how do you get out of an...

What I want to know, is how do you get out of an inverted flat spin, if you botch up an Immelmann??
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-27-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,258
Posted By donaziza
Tell me about the night vision. Is the range...

Tell me about the night vision. Is the range great enough where one could use it for and engine failure at night time??
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-13-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,049
Posted By donaziza
Me!! I go to a certified mechanic for everything...

Me!! I go to a certified mechanic for everything on my 8. People always ask me, "Did you build it?" I always answer "No- If I built it, you wouldn't wanna fly in it, and neither would I":D:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-10-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By donaziza
Do you mind if I ask how much he charges?? I...

Do you mind if I ask how much he charges?? I already fly an 8, but I'll bet he could teach me a thing or 2.:D:D Does he also do acro training?? (I do acro in my 8, but I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,829
Posted By donaziza
Hi Dan, Please check your PM's.

Hi Dan, Please check your PM's.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-24-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,869
Posted By donaziza
Ok, I've gotta ask. I see what you said in post...

Ok, I've gotta ask. I see what you said in post 17. Vans, of course puts Vne at 230 MPH. Do you do anything else other than what you said in post 17, to prevent flutter?? Do you beef up your...
Forum: International 09-12-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,814
Posted By donaziza
Hey Dan, We've got a McMaster Carr here in...

Hey Dan, We've got a McMaster Carr here in Atlanta. I know the canopy quick release pins you're taking about, got a pair for myself at McMaster years ago. If you like, I'll get you a pair and ship...
Forum: Safety 08-30-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 25,915
Posted By donaziza
Question Anybody know who the pilot is??

Anybody know who the pilot is?? Love to hear from him here---in his own words.
Forum: RV-4 08-21-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,515
Posted By donaziza
OK, Great. Quick check, besides Iowa, where all...

OK, Great. Quick check, besides Iowa, where all does corn grow in this country?? From now on, I want to make sure I only fly over corn fields!!!
What's a corn field look like from 4500 Ft.??
Yeah,...
Forum: RV-4 08-21-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,515
Posted By donaziza
Let me relate a story I read here on VAF years...

Let me relate a story I read here on VAF years ago. An RV (i think it was a 6) had an engine failure somewhere up near Hyannis Port, Mass. Guy landed, flipped, but was ok, upside down. BUT, he had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,306
Posted By donaziza
Jim, Call Ray Lawrence just down the road from...

Jim, Call Ray Lawrence just down the road from you in Sandersville. He's at KOKZ, Kaolin field. He's a an RV mechanic, works on them, has his own RV 4, and is known to be a very good sheet metal...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-20-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,296
Posted By donaziza
https://photos.google.com/search/_tr...fulUuBQwtxa...

https://photos.google.com/search/_tr...fulUuBQwtxaht2

Doug, No pics on this. 404 error code
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