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Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-20-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
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: 3,721
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: 1,355
Posted By Mike Meehan
Hey...

...I recognize that paint job! :)
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,355
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: 637
Posted By Mike Meehan
My drive yesterday...

My drive yesterday...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,669
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: 5,300
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: 901
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: 5,637
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: 33,251
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: 33,251
Posted By Mike Meehan
RV Formation Fly-Over

RV Formation Fly-Over
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 33,251
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: 1,131
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: 1,288
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: 2,769
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: 834
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: 4,118
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: 3,584
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: 17,577
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: 2,143
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: 1,795
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: 581
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: 4,121
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: 1,641
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: 1,641
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: 720
Posted By Mike Meehan
Randy

+1 for Randy!
Forum: RV-4 03-03-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
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: 4,625
Posted By Mike Meehan
‘Nuff said.

‘Nuff said.
Forum: The RV Grin 02-03-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,120
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: 1,686
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: 2,431
Posted By Mike Meehan
Nice!

I’ll trade you rides. 🙂
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,090
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: 3,526
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: 2,651
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: 3,001
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: 2,919
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: 1,623
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: 1,803
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: 14,644
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: 797
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: 4,659
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: 2,587
Posted By Mike Meehan
Congratulations and welcome!

Congratulations and welcome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
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: 872
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: 1,141
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: 1,184
Posted By Mike Meehan
Wow! Beautiful!

Wow! Beautiful!
Forum: California 09-14-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
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: 13,992
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: 13,992
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: 3,842
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: 1,063
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: 7,176
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: 1,795
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: 4,648
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: 2,653
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: 5,267
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: 1,795
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: 5,065
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: 4,648
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: 2,800
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: 3,873
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!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,857
Posted By Mike Meehan
🤔

Yeah. Odd. I don’t know what those are.
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