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Forum: Safety 09-19-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By smt6
Academy can only punch out ~1000 training events...

Academy can only punch out ~1000 training events per year. Throw COVID and government shutdowns into the mix and last year was the first time they've hit the hiring number in 5 years.

Now factor in...
Forum: Northeast 07-31-2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By smt6
PNE Hangar

Any leads on hangar at PNE. Moving to Philly and looking for options. Any help appreciated!
Forum: Safety 07-23-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,914
Posted By smt6
Oh really Mr. Jet Pilot? Do educate us.

Oh really Mr. Jet Pilot? Do educate us.
Forum: California 06-10-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By smt6
I did a night a Signature last year. Not cheap,...

I did a night a Signature last year. Not cheap, but not much option. Was easy to get a rental car out of there, which was my deciding factor.
Forum: California 06-02-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By smt6
O2 Service

My previous O2 shop by LAX bit the dust due to COVID. Anyone have o2 shop around LAX/HHR area?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-11-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By smt6
I am finishing up an install on a second...

I am finishing up an install on a second airplane. After the first airplane sold, going back to 1960s tech with the second airplane, only lasted so long.



I'll add that on a USED example, I was...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-01-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,044
Posted By smt6
Key on the door

Key on the door
Forum: Safety 04-16-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,317
Posted By smt6
I say lineup and wait 300 times a day. I must be...

I say lineup and wait 300 times a day. I must be doing it all wrong.



Ehh your likely not listening good enough then. Happens all the time where I am at. If you think Iím playing the hold...
Forum: RV-14 04-10-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,505
Posted By smt6
Skytechs are garbage. Go with B&C and rest easy...

Skytechs are garbage. Go with B&C and rest easy at night.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,737
Posted By smt6
I did that on mine (not an RV7 though).

I did that on mine (not an RV7 though).
Forum: Safety 01-28-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,551
Posted By smt6
Its free at CAMI-FAA OKC

Its free at CAMI-FAA OKC
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-27-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,242
Posted By smt6
Search this forum and you'll see plenty of false...

Search this forum and you'll see plenty of false activations reported. ACKs are junk.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,123
Posted By smt6
Has anyone tried this, or contacted the embassy?...

Has anyone tried this, or contacted the embassy? Curious of the outcome.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-10-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,820
Posted By smt6
Dave, Glad to hear you got it back. Sorry about...

Dave,

Glad to hear you got it back. Sorry about the mess
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-19-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,820
Posted By smt6
VAF should start to require a picture and in the...

VAF should start to require a picture and in the picture have the sellers username and date on a post it note on item. This is a good way to fend off those scammers that donít even own the item
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-10-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,820
Posted By smt6
Thatís a low assumption. I was ďthe real seller...

Thatís a low assumption. I was ďthe real seller in the deal,Ē and I can unequivocally say that I had nothing to do with this. As a long time member, supporter of VAF and builder, these types of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,760
Posted By smt6
Don't forget about having your Operating...

Don't forget about having your Operating Limitations in plane. Ensure that you have properly signed off Phase 1 in your logbook as well.
Forum: Reviews 08-30-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,249
Posted By smt6
I was dynamically balanced...BOTH times my NLE...

I was dynamically balanced...BOTH times my NLE debonded. This isn't normal. Buyer beware. This image is on a prop with 100 hours, all pavement airports.

https://ibb.co/tKZhGPG
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,681
Posted By smt6
Cool story. I think I tailed you (or you tailed...

Cool story. I think I tailed you (or you tailed me) on both of our first legs on 7/25. I had departed HHR at 6AM and heard the slew of SoCal experimentals working eastbound towards OSH on LA/ABQ...
Forum: Reviews 08-27-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,249
Posted By smt6
I replaced the NLE twice, both within 100 hours...

I replaced the NLE twice, both within 100 hours of each other and on a prop with less than ~400 TT. After the second time, I told them to repair, but remove the NLE. To their credit, the service...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,084
Posted By smt6
I usually tip $2-3. More if I’m getting a ride...

I usually tip $2-3. More if I’m getting a ride somewhere.
Forum: GPS 08-03-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,426
Posted By smt6
Same reason Apple doesn’t support the iPhone 1

Same reason Apple doesn’t support the iPhone 1
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 29,634
Posted By smt6
Got mine after a week from the LAX FSDO. After...

Got mine after a week from the LAX FSDO. After having it in hand, I sent a somewhat fiery opinion voicing how stupid this was, I am no safer than I was yesterday, and the waste of tax payer funds. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,029
Posted By smt6
I can send you a few hangers if you need them. ...

I can send you a few hangers if you need them. You can just keep them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,625
Posted By smt6
How early does class get out Friday? Looking at...

How early does class get out Friday? Looking at flights to decide if I can swing it
Forum: California 05-25-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By smt6
Was at L22 a couple months ago. Lots of loose...

Was at L22 a couple months ago. Lots of loose rocks/gravel around parking area. Getting to transient requires a back taxi if you land to the east. Rental cars from Enterprise available. Uber/Lyft...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By smt6
Did you happen to be atop an airport where it may...

Did you happen to be atop an airport where it may be picking up ground targets?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-01-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,579
Posted By smt6
Bummer! Time to open your wallets boys and girls!

Bummer! Time to open your wallets boys and girls!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By smt6
This is the concern. The title of article/thread...

This is the concern. The title of article/thread implies he is logging the hours in his book, which is not legal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,553
Posted By smt6
Came to the comments to say the same thing. ...

Came to the comments to say the same thing. Insurance companies have almost always paid. Same with vehicles. Just because somebody turned right on red and hit someone doesn't mean you're not...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-19-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,369
Posted By smt6
This is an easy answer...FlyEFII

This is an easy answer...FlyEFII
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,550
Posted By smt6
Youíre catching on, aside from the part where he...

Youíre catching on, aside from the part where he opened it, installed it, and logged it and upon its expiry is no longer good enough.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,550
Posted By smt6
This breakfast sucks. I'm going to eat it and in...

This breakfast sucks. I'm going to eat it and in 2.5 years ask for my money back.
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 02-07-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,591
Posted By smt6
Couldnít be further from the truth

Couldnít be further from the truth
Forum: ADS-B 02-06-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,049
Posted By smt6
Its all based on the part number. What number do...

Its all based on the part number. What number do you have
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By smt6
Wow, when I looked 5 years ago they had nothing. ...

Wow, when I looked 5 years ago they had nothing. Interesting
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,959
Posted By smt6
If I was close I’d love to help. Keep fighting!

If I was close I’d love to help. Keep fighting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By smt6
Prudential doesnít cover GA fatalities typically....

Prudential doesnít cover GA fatalities typically. Has this changed?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,598
Posted By smt6
I fly in yellow arc frequently, maybe 30-40% of...

I fly in yellow arc frequently, maybe 30-40% of flights. It’s yellow for a reason
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-29-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,610
Posted By smt6
Just a data point, but my EFII system is set to...

Just a data point, but my EFII system is set to 35 and does not move more than a few PSI regardless of fuel type (100 LL or regular unleaded), OAT or power setting. Bulletproof. USA company!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-25-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,309
Posted By smt6
Vlad, On the UAOA site the Mt Pleasant Airport...

Vlad,

On the UAOA site the Mt Pleasant Airport is on their list as closed from 2016
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-25-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,309
Posted By smt6
One of the airports on the list shows as closed. ...

One of the airports on the list shows as closed. How do you get to 45 when only 44 are available?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,023
Posted By smt6
As wild as this sounds, I did this...and so far...

As wild as this sounds, I did this...and so far so good. Iíve fought this subpar ELT for four years. Numerous calls from Air Force, Coast Gaurd, ect. If Iíd have known all I had to do was wrap it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,023
Posted By smt6
I installed the static suppressor after having...

I installed the static suppressor after having many false alerts. It did nothing. The ACKs are junk. Buy an Artex
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,701
Posted By smt6
Cool your jets Iceman. Was pointing out the...

Cool your jets Iceman. Was pointing out the difference of a Reno GS and the topic of this thread; TAS. Again, apples to oranges
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,701
Posted By smt6
Likely MPH and likely Ground Speed. Apples to...

Likely MPH and likely Ground Speed. Apples to oranges
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,145
Posted By smt6
Cleveland’s are the way to go. Get what ya pay...

Cleveland’s are the way to go. Get what ya pay for when it comes to brakes
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,746
Posted By smt6
I bought mine on Amazon. Like Brian said,...

I bought mine on Amazon. Like Brian said, $20-$25 per. Work like a charm
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,368
Posted By smt6
g3xpert, Curious why the certified version of...

g3xpert,

Curious why the certified version of the G3X is so many software revisions behind?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,181
Posted By smt6
Brad, Is there a cutoff date for registration?

Brad,

Is there a cutoff date for registration?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,378
Posted By smt6
I just use speed tape over the hole

I just use speed tape over the hole
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,716
Posted By smt6
They should definitely do a collaboration.

They should definitely do a collaboration.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,716
Posted By smt6
Well played sir, well played

Well played sir, well played
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2020, 03:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,554
Posted By smt6
Mehhh Iím not sure about that comment. Mine is...

Mehhh Iím not sure about that comment. Mine is two years old and pretty much junk
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,331
Posted By smt6
I use pool noodles cut in half

I use pool noodles cut in half
Forum: Texas (North) 08-05-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,772
Posted By smt6
SwissTrax and never worry about it again

SwissTrax and never worry about it again
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,705
Posted By smt6
You’re not alone!

You’re not alone!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,294
Posted By smt6
Already emailed Flyboys on the same deal. They...

Already emailed Flyboys on the same deal. They told me to pound sand a few years ago when EFI was becoming mainstream. I took one of their units, chopped the mixture knob off and got it powder...
Forum: ADS-B 07-18-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,320
Posted By smt6
This is likely what happened with the above...

This is likely what happened with the above examples as well. If it were an ADSB issue it would be a continuous issue as opposed to a one off situation where a controller fat fingers an entry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,837
Posted By smt6
Just got a refund from my auto insurance company...

Just got a refund from my auto insurance company for the lack of activity during COVID. I’m sure the aviation industry is right behind....oh wait
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,559
Posted By smt6
Wow. Every now and then, the FAA gets it right. ...

Wow. Every now and then, the FAA gets it right. Very cool
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-13-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,108
Posted By smt6
I’d be more worried about the FOD all over the...

I’d be more worried about the FOD all over the runway and ramp. Place was a mess when I was there a few months ago. I won’t be back because of it. Good luck
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,540
Posted By smt6
Halon A344T. Spruce

Halon A344T. Spruce
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-06-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,324
Posted By smt6
And we wonder why insurance rates are...

And we wonder why insurance rates are skyrocketing...
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