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Old 09-18-2021, 09:45 AM
DeltaRomeo DeltaRomeo is offline
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Location: Highland Village, TX
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Default What did you do with your RV this weekend (9/18/21 - 9/19/21)?

Getting it started. I was hoping to get out and do a little flying Saturday morning but the lawn needs mowing and I haven’t had a lot of free time lately to deal with that. So priorities… :-)

Hoping to get out there Sunday morning for a bit of time off the surface

Doug Reeves (your host)
  • Full time: since '07 (started it in '96).
  • Typed in the EMB-505 (Phenom 300). Available for contract work. (flying resume).
  • Part time: Supporting Crew Member CAE EMB-505 Level D Sim @ KDFW.

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Old 09-18-2021, 11:05 AM
bmsimpson bmsimpson is offline
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Location: Kentucky
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Default West Yellowstone to Kentucky

Enjoyed the Black Hills and Yellowstone for a week. Back in one day in the RV6.
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Old 09-18-2021, 12:45 PM
VANDawg VANDawg is offline
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Location: SE Ga
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Default Flew to Athens for a football game

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Old 09-18-2021, 02:20 PM
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Fuel tank ****.
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Empennage done
Wings in progress
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Old 09-18-2021, 02:52 PM
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Rained out.
Went the hangar and updated GTN.
RV 10. N4371
Chattanooga, TN.
EAA # 706863.
Exempt, but donated 2021
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Old 09-18-2021, 05:34 PM
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Location: Garden City, Tx
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Reno, baby!

Was pretty much full-on IFR when I arrived due to smoke - had to do a couple turns in holding waiting for another IFR arrival to cancel.
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Greg Niehues - SEL, IFR, Repairman Cert.
Garden City, TX VAF 2021 dues paid
N16GN flying 850 hrs and counting; IO360, SDS, WWRV200, Dynon HDX, IFD440, G5
Built an off-plan RV9A with too much fuel and too much HP. Should drop dead any minute now.

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Old 09-18-2021, 06:34 PM
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Location: Dogwood Airpark (VA42)
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Denver to Hammond Louisiana after a nice visit with son, new granddaughter and old friends. The plane was fully loaded (the GIB had a lot of stuff to take). A good test of the W&B results.

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Old 09-18-2021, 07:16 PM
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Location: Cape Coral, FL
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No flying for me. Doing some maintenance that had been on my mind for a while. All FWF hoses pulled and sent to TS Flightlines to be duplicated with all fireproof assembly’s.
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RV6-A "Aluminum Mistress"
Too many hobbies- not enough time.
2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 donor and happy to do it.
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Old 09-19-2021, 12:27 PM
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Location: Austin, TX
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Default Ride Weekend

Saturday evening was a sunset flight planned with Tyson, a VAF member who has ordered an RV-14 kit but hadn't yet received the RV Grin. He reached out via a PM on VAF, and we took care of that little oversight with an IPA to follow.

Turns out it was to be a two-fer kind of day. A neighbor pinged me the night before and asked if I might be able to give her 20-year old niece a ride for her birthday weekend. With all of the options she had on the airport, I was jazzed to be given the privilege. Since the prime evening sunset spot was already spoken for, I said sure if an afternoon flight with all the heat and bumps would be OK. The answer was a resounding yes, and off we went. The niece was a natural, holding altitude within 100 feet, even in steep turns and while sightseeing. Heat and bumps - not even a blip on her radar. By the end of the flight, she wasn't at all hesitant on the controls and I even had to remind her that we couldn't go past 60 degrees of bank - sorry, not aerobatic. I think the zero G over the top was her favorite. She was determined to master it before we headed back to the airport.

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The other half of a flying RV-9A and an 8 in the shop.

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Old 09-19-2021, 03:06 PM
dbaflyer dbaflyer is offline
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Location: Iowa USA
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Default G5 Install

Turned a rectangular hole that held a flush mount for a Dynon D6 into a round hole for a G5. Still working on the wiring.
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RV9A - N649DS - 132 hours
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