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Old 04-24-2021, 07:45 AM
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Old 04-24-2021, 01:31 PM
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Flew to Greenville, SC to pick up our 6yr-old grandson and fly him back to Lake Oconee to spend the weekend with my wife and me. Iíll fly him back home tomorrow evening. Turns a 6 hour round trip into an 80 minute one.
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Old 04-24-2021, 02:06 PM
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Had the nosewheel bearing mod done by AntiSplat, and also installed the NoseJob.
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Old 04-24-2021, 05:55 PM
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Flew to Greenville, SC to pick up our 6yr-old grandson and fly him back to Lake Oconee to spend the weekend with my wife and me. Iíll fly him back home tomorrow evening. Turns a 6 hour round trip into an 80 minute one.
Easiest splash image decision for the Monday edition ever!!!!! <g>.
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Old 04-24-2021, 06:23 PM
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Flew to Greenville, SC to pick up our 6yr-old grandson . . . <snip>
Now there's a kid who makes me wish I had hair again.
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Old 04-24-2021, 07:09 PM
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Hoping to do the same someday. My grandson is currently 3. A few more years.

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Old 04-24-2021, 07:28 PM
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A bit of maintenance this past week and today. Got my left magneto timed properly on Monday, what a difference 2 degrees makes! Spent the day today moving my G5 magnetometer (completely unreliable when pitot heat is on) and doing an oil and filter change. Only had 20 hours on the oil but with the extremely rich mixture issue that I had, the oil was really dirty. The filter had about 45 hours on it. The net result of the work this week is that my engine is running better than it ever has and while I haven't confirmed it yet, I suspect that I'm going to get a significant improvement to my cruise speeds as my engine is finally making the power it should have been making all along.

I did manage to go for an IFR training flight yesterday, 1.5 hood time and a lot of getting to know my systems. I need another 5.3 hours of dual IFR time before I can write my written exam on May 10, so there will be several more flights in the next 2 weeks. In the meantime, hitting the books.
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I got to make cockpit noises while sitting in a P-51 Mustang. Also enjoyed the cockpit of a T6. Made me appreciate the controls of my RV-6A. Also had the pleasure (?) of practicing a nasty cross-wind landing. It was "great" landing since I walked away, AND I can use the plane again!
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Old 04-25-2021, 06:47 AM
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Quick 0.8 hour flight to check the new wire loom I installed in my helmet as well as check out the new glasses.

Was very turbulent so I cut it short.
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