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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Call...

Call Monk.

https://vansairforce.net/Graphics/MonksCard.jpg

v/r,dr


Five RVs in his shop now getting loved up - the guy knows them RVs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-17-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,200
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I banned the account in question just now. ...

I banned the account in question just now. Thanks for the heads up. They sometimes slip in. Sorry.


Make sure you read this https://vansairforce.net/UsingTheClassifiedsSuggestions.htm if you're...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,005
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up I have this book and enjoyed the read VERY MUCH. ...

I have this book and enjoyed the read VERY MUCH. Right there in the center of my space history book collection!

Great stocking stuffer!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-09-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Due Diligence

Low post count so:

https://vansairforce.net/UsingTheClassifiedsSuggestions.htm

Read it, know it, love it......to be safe.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,647
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (10/31/2020 - 11/1/2020)

Friday morning I had a part time sim side job cancel at the last minute, so out to the aiport to RVate!!!! BEAUTIFUL Wx after three days of drizzle. Warming up on the ramp a Bellanca Viking flew...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Welcome Sir! Mike beat me to it (he always...

Welcome Sir! Mike beat me to it (he always does) <g>.

b,d
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By DeltaRomeo
As an option, dig/remodel when you're...

As an option, dig/remodel when you're done.

https://image.pennlive.com/home/penn-media/width960/img/patriot-news/photo/2011/05/-4ca7daab1b339e66.jpg

Article and more pics:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,260
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: Propellers 10-25-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,545
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Dick VanGrunsven input....

Dick V. saw this thread and emailed me the following to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,629
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Boniest fingers around.... ;^) I need to go to...

Boniest fingers around.... ;^)

I need to go to a smaller sized breaker/switch anyway because the semi-newly installed AeroLED strobes pull less than the traditional strobes they replaced.

The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,629
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (10/17/2020 - 10/18/2020)

After 18 years, I broke my strobe switch <grin>.

Today:

https://photos.smugmug.com/MISC-2020/i-Kj8cfzR/0/41b1ce70/XL/IMG_1916_heic-XL.jpg


Felt good to fly, though. It had been 12 days....

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,908
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (10/10/2020 - 10/11/2020)

...lotsa fog here in N.TX Saturday. Sunday looked promising but the forecast called for 97*F so I stayed home and worked the ToDo list.
No flying (sad face).

You?

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,524
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By DeltaRomeo
NEBO

NEBO Slyde King.....I have one and like the ability to make it red or white.

It's not a 'pocket light', but they make many models. This one recharges on your computer's USB, possibly the smaller...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I got my Commercial in N.Texas (RV-6)

Article: https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=168664

DPE Joe Johnson - contact info in the article.

Non-event. Tough oral but if you know your stuff no problemo.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,302
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Randall, Wow! Sorry to hear about the bike...

Randall,

Wow! Sorry to hear about the bike accident. I hope the surgery went as expected and your recovery is fast with minimal discomfort.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,302
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,366
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Jessica welcome! Get ready for an slew of...

Jessica welcome!

Get ready for an slew of mechanical engineers to start thinking about how they can help you get into a cross country capable RV.

Welcome aboard and standing by to help,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,991
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Tom, Susie and I send our best wishes on this...

Tom,

Susie and I send our best wishes on this next phase of your life. Thank you for the many years of friendship and community and know that anytime you need us we'll be right here!!!! Stop by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,355
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Say "I do this instead of sitting on the couch...

Say "I do this instead of sitting on the couch watching people yell at each other on TV."
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-25-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 204,513
Posted By DeltaRomeo
'Piper'

David and Dawn Lee's dog 'Piper' at 52F today.

David Lee photo.
https://photos.smugmug.com/MISC-2020/i-K8PZ4cw/0/579b5562/X2/IMG_2076-X2.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,956
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend? (8/22/2020-8/23/2020)

It seems I've been spending more time lately doing simulated flying than actual, so it was a nice change to do some real world aviating. Saturday morning I flew over to KXBP (Bridgeport) for gas...
Forum: RV-14 08-16-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,410
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Dan, Congratulations on the FF and wishing you a...

Dan,

Congratulations on the FF and wishing you a pleasant Phase I.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,923
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,387
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Short grass field with obst. at the end might be...

Short grass field with obst. at the end might be the perfect Vx use of Flaps 1.

On day one of Phenom initial the instructor said, "Of the five of you in here, three of you will overspeed the flaps...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Search has been bumped in the head and is wobbly...

Search has been bumped in the head and is wobbly until the upgrade to 5.6.2. Basically we have a new back end and it isn't happy with the older forum software.

We'll get it fixed I promise. Hang...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,246
Posted By DeltaRomeo
A lot. More than you've budgeted. You'll find a...

A lot.

More than you've budgeted.

You'll find a way to make it work.

It's worth it, and you'll be glad you did it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,871
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Seen at Walt's

He sent me this today.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,126
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Rules now....

....please don't spin off into viruses and governments and conspiracies. Nice and civil and per the rules please. Some replies deleted by me.

Carry on.

dr
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,327
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Milestone: 20 yr anniv of Beautiful Doll First Flight

Congrats to Danny King!!! A pic I took many years ago (click to enlarge).

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Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-02-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,700
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Scott, I really look forward to these...

Scott, I really look forward to these installments. I'm going to set aside some time this weekend to turn off my phone and slowly enjoy every word and picture.

Thank you for this.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-29-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,939
Posted By DeltaRomeo
I don't have anything to add, except the subject...

I don't have anything to add, except the subject line you chose made me laugh out loud. Thank you <g>.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Steve, I created a route between KAFW and KLAX...

Steve,

I created a route between KAFW and KLAX on my iPad just now in Garmin Pilot. Split the screen with the map on the left and the 'TAF and METAR' widgets in the right. Slide the cursor left to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,770
Posted By DeltaRomeo
"Can I build a TAIL KIT?" I'd suggest asking...

"Can I build a TAIL KIT?" I'd suggest asking yourself that first. If you get frustrated halfway through, you'll know....then you can sell the project and tools online for more than half of what you...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thanks for the feedback. I've gone through...

Thanks for the feedback. I've gone through enough AA batteries on the headsets to make it a line in the checklist <g>.
b,d
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Yes. Flaps are manual. I like them stored in...

Yes. Flaps are manual. I like them stored in the up position in the hangar (easier to roll around under the wing when cleaning).

b,d
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thanks all! Scott: I’m working on the back now...

Thanks all!

Scott: I’m working on the back now (Emergency, etc)

Mel/Scott: I added ‘Stick Back’. ‘F’ in GIFT STP is ‘Flaps for T/O’, but I did add ‘Flaps…..Verify UP’ to the After T/O section. ...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,169
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Critique My Checklist (RV-6)

http://www.vansairforce.net/IMG/2020/VAFDR_17%20Jun.%2023%2015.02.jpg


(5th line of Before Takeoff explained).....Gas(verify L or R), Instruments(Baro, HDG bug, Altitude level-off set), Flaps(up),...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 612
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Probable Cause List Updated (6/23/20)

The latest update of the Probable Cause List is now online at: http://www.vansairforce.net/accidentsAndSynopsis.htm

Newest probable cause publication dates are highlighted in yellow (the list is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Read the posting rules folks. Literally the...

Read the posting rules folks.

Literally the first four words on the front page are "We roll civil here...".



v/r,dr
Forum: Safety 06-22-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,810
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Posting rule #2

A horrible tragedy. Two words stand out:

PRELIMINARY

and

FATAL


There sure is a lot of speculation going on in this post regarding this accident (rules violation #2 at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,625
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Earl, Turner summed up my thoughts using better...

Earl, Turner summed up my thoughts using better words than I could.

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,086
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (6/20/2020 - 6/22/2020)

...getting'r started.

A little .3 hop up to UNT and back down to Lake Grapevine between storms. Storms Friday night and Sunday morning. Creeks...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-17-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,528
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congratulations!!!

Beautiful pictures and wonderful news!

Many congrats and a low-hassle Phase 1 to you!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: Midwest 06-13-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Paul, I can second Jason's alternative...

Paul, I can second Jason's alternative recommendation of KRVS and Christiansen (http://christiansenaviation.com/). Smaller airport and less complicated.

I flew the Caravan there a couple of times. ...
Forum: Autopilots 06-11-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,718
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Beautiful!!!!! I've been sidetracked by work...

Beautiful!!!!! I've been sidetracked by work (moving ISP), summer house drama (faucets leaking, MnL coming to stay with us for a few weeks (95 years young) and cars broken. Everything flying...
Forum: RV-14 06-07-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,652
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Congratulations Joe! Huge, huge accomplishment. ...

Congratulations Joe!

Huge, huge accomplishment. Outstanding sir!

Wishing you a no sweat, enjoyable Phase 1.

Best,
Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,548
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (6/6/2020 - 6/7/2020)

A 6-ship (5 RVs) flew over my house Friday 6:45pm. Some friends doing a High School graduation thing over a stadium. They were waiting for the TOT time and did a lap over my neighborhood.

20...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,316
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-25-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,755
Posted By DeltaRomeo
RV-15 Catchphrase

...words sent to me by someone who wishes to remain anon. I took a stab at the visual.

With a nod to the late Chris...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,819
Posted By DeltaRomeo
You're in the right sub-forum (Aircraft Camping)...

You're in the right sub-forum (Aircraft Camping) but you need to, once in there, select 'From Beginning' in the drop down box at the bottom of the page. I show 3 pages of posts going back to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-22-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Thumbs up Welcome to the greatest hobby on Earth, and...

Welcome to the greatest hobby on Earth, and welcome!!!!!

v/r,dr:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,238
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Ron, What a great looking panel! I'm on the...

Ron,

What a great looking panel!

I'm on the other end of the spectrum, I guess. My RV-6 started plain jane (steam) and morphed into 'fancy glass' over the course of 15 years. It sure made...
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,951
Posted By DeltaRomeo
One of those never ending debates <g>.

Build what you think you want and figure out how to fly it later would be my .02. I didn't have a pilot's license when I started construction of my RV-6 twenty some odd years ago. I got my TW...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Many congrats Darwin!!!! v/r,dr

Many congrats Darwin!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,169
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this Weekend (5/16/2020 - 5/17/2020)

...getting it started. It rained all day on Saturday here in N. TX. :(

Sunday a pickup formation practice on short notice. All is better...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-13-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,574
Posted By DeltaRomeo
BHII

'Borrowed Horse II'

Outstanding news Jaybird!!!! I miss seeing you in an -8. Something about the world isn't right when an -8 isn't parked near you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,563
Posted By DeltaRomeo
What did you do with your RV this weekend (5/9/2020 - 5/10/2020)

We had good Wx in N.TX on Saturday, and the area was clobbered with airplane traffic. Seven RVs or so were either in the air, about to fly or just back when I showed to pick up some tools for the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-06-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,786
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Boy that went sideways fast...

Oh my. ‘Civil’ is literally the third word on the front page of VansAirForce.net, so you’ll understand why I’m locking this thread. I went back and cleaned up some of the posts. I thought that...
Forum: RV-10 05-06-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By DeltaRomeo
Outstanding news Shawn!

What an accomplishment!!!!

v/r,dr
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,257
Posted By DeltaRomeo
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