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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,520
Posted By Vlad
Not much action in my woods on this passed...

Not much action in my woods on this passed weekend :)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations on your instrument checkride good...

Congratulations on your instrument checkride good job Lester! Five months from private to instrument thatís a lot of work you set your priorities right. Now apply the same system to building your 10....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 130,870
Posted By Vlad
There is no phone coverage there...

There is no phone coverage there :)

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Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-24-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 170,050
Posted By Vlad
Locomotive Springs Utah

This is recently reopened a transcontinental airmail route airport (https://utahbackcountrypilots.org/airports/view/LOCOMOTIVESPRINGS). Two intersecting runways are in good shape even for our smaller...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-23-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,388
Posted By Vlad
Three Backcountry Airstrips for Condor Award

If you are pursuing the highest award there are three backcountry airstrips to visit. All three are RV9A capable if you know whatcha doing. Not sure about other models...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,334
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Bill very nice bird! Come to the...

Congratulations Bill very nice bird! Come to the Wild West some day...

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,657
Views: 415,129
Posted By Vlad
Where are you going Steve? Stop by :)

Where are you going Steve? Stop by :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Vlad
Rocky you dang right. I was wondering recently...

Rocky you dang right. I was wondering recently why you went silent for so long. Thought job is occupying you as always... you did it man I am proud I know you. Now take it easy. Relax, rethink get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Vlad
Dave I am so glad to see her flying! You created...

Dave I am so glad to see her flying! You created a masterpiece I will be there for an award party at Plymouth 1P1. How long it took? A decade+? It’s been fun watching your progress online and in the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-19-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,325
Posted By Vlad
Hi John glad to hear you asking right questions...

Hi John glad to hear you asking right questions never late. Over a year has passed I think youíve completed your wings already. It was easy, isnít it? Hurry up life is short. Donít worry about pilot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,863
Posted By Vlad
Amazing pictures thanks Brian! I am missing those...

Amazing pictures thanks Brian! I am missing those woods...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-18-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Vlad
I do remember I had to coax one due to a slight...

I do remember I had to coax one due to a slight gap. Less then 1/8

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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-17-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By Vlad
That was my buddy John on his way to California....

That was my buddy John on his way to California. Thanks for watching :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-17-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,043
Posted By Vlad
You are not alone Jim. :D

You are not alone Jim. :D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-17-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Vlad
Welcome Sir! You didn’t specify your price range...

Welcome Sir! You didn’t specify your price range but if you are serious and indeed have gold coins in hand give Dave12 (https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?find=lastposter&t=169638) a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-14-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations Scott! Now go and give her a good...

Congratulations Scott! Now go and give her a good workout. She will like it :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,366
Posted By Vlad
Not sure itís a good idea. When he sees the red...

Not sure itís a good idea. When he sees the red star on the tail he might shoot my arse. Thinking KGB came after him. I better keep visiting Rockland Ranch. The same remote :D
Forum: Safety 10-13-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,621
Posted By Vlad
They are very reliable Eric. Mine has several...

They are very reliable Eric. Mine has several thousand hours since factory new. Brought me home on three cylinders once. I routinely practice dead stick landings. Every three months or so in...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-10-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By Vlad
PIREP for Randy

It's not an RV spot Randy. The road deteriorated it's a washboard mostly. You can't taxi a low wing to the pumps. The traffic is insane there is no defined parking spot unless you are a high wing and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,657
Views: 415,129
Posted By Vlad
Thanks David these work perfect in calm weather....

Thanks David these work perfect in calm weather. Notice they both have thin tips. RV fueling openings are much larger and any wind tips the funnels over. I use a siphon pump to transfer from jerry...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-10-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By Vlad
Brucevich! Thanks for coming! Thanks for...

Brucevich!

Thanks for coming! Thanks for Stolichnaya! Your post reminded me I still have to send you a batch of pictures...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,657
Views: 415,129
Posted By Vlad
Steve is designing and printing a fuel funnel...

Steve is designing and printing a fuel funnel with integral filter a big task? I use a plastic one with molded screen almost daily and itís starting to show its age. I couldnít find similar anywhere....
Forum: Flight Testing 10-09-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,957
Posted By Vlad
Finished Phase One within several weeks and ran...

Finished Phase One within several weeks and ran couple hundred milles xcountry right after. My RV is all stock barebone day VFR I felt pretty confident.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-08-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By Vlad
I will give you a PIREP in couple weeks Randy. I...

I will give you a PIREP in couple weeks Randy. I plan to come there without wheel fairings. U34 is a desolate plave.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-08-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By Vlad
I flew over followed by a T&G the other day. The...

I flew over followed by a T&G the other day. The wheel pants need to be removed the road is not groomed for our fairing clearances. The is a dirt road along abandoned runway which could accommodate a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-07-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,394
Posted By Vlad
I made a mistake of installing couple of hardware...

I made a mistake of installing couple of hardware store clamps in non essential applications. Ten years later the rubber is cracked, stiffened and disintegrates when you touch it. Good decision to go...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-07-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By Vlad
Very nice Kevin! The Valley is one of my...

Very nice Kevin! The Valley is one of my favorites. The identifier is UT25 I believe unless you landed at Kayenta.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,243
Posted By Vlad
Thanks for visiting Jeff! Good time was had...

Thanks for visiting Jeff! Good time was had :D

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,243
Posted By Vlad
Great report Bill! I didnít know Danville is that...

Great report Bill! I didnít know Danville is that close to tank museum. My grampa drove T34 for three years 1942-1945.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-04-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By Vlad
They are great you wonít regret installing....

They are great you wonít regret installing. Thousands hours later they still perform flawlessly. I never used locking feature....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-30-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By Vlad
O-320 past two TBOs drinks one quart every 3.5 -...

O-320 past two TBOs drinks one quart every 3.5 - 4 hours at 65% power :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-28-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Vlad
Likely your caliper O-ring is leaking. It might...

Likely your caliper O-ring is leaking. It might become a square shape due to higher temps vs round. Replace it, rebleed and keep rolling :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,692
Posted By Vlad
We were just talking about those robust little...

We were just talking about those robust little things. You shipped them direct to me from SA. The amount of beating the fairings took is unimaginable. Still attached great job Jan thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By Vlad
Nice to have you here Jason! Nice bird...

Nice to have you here Jason! Nice bird congratulations! Pretty place to be based too. There is a sizeable contingent of RVators in New England. Itís a home to Flash Mob Squadron with Captain John at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,692
Posted By Vlad
I was wondering about that as well :)

I was wondering about that as well :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,531
Posted By Vlad
Welcome Sean! I built an RV9 empennage in a NYC...

Welcome Sean! I built an RV9 empennage in a NYC studio. It’s definitely possible to build in an apartment but not without challenges. Make friends with neighbors tell them about decibels. Refill your...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-23-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,226
Posted By Vlad
Nicely done Rick! It's still on my bucket list....

Nicely done Rick! It's still on my bucket list. In the meantime I am enjoying my mini canyon. It's only 1700' deep and 4000' wide...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-21-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,920
Posted By Vlad
The same here. Shed both leading edge skins...

The same here. Shed both leading edge skins couple years ago. Non event just time consuming. Took the whole weekend for two of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-20-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,701
Posted By Vlad
Nice ride over evaporators ponds. Very close to...

Nice ride over evaporators ponds. Very close to the flats. My good buddy from KY showed up the other day and we went to the flats. He loved it....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations!

Not there yet the highest time was 825 hours (2018) goes downhill since then :D

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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-16-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,701
Posted By Vlad
Driving cars over the flats for prolonged time...

Driving cars over the flats for prolonged time and landing an RV on a groomed concrete-like dust free surface are too different things. Usually after landing on a dry lake bed my floor carpet is full...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations! Happy testing! I will be in your...

Congratulations! Happy testing! I will be in your woods march 2022 with an amphib letís go flying :D
Forum: Tools 09-13-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,300
Posted By Vlad
Rib dimpling tools...

Rib dimpling tools :D

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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By Vlad
Talk to Jon Ross out of Long Island, NY...

Talk to Jon Ross out of Long Island, NY

jross10612 (at) aol.com

fife sixteen-356-9629
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,606
Posted By Vlad
Nice track Nigel! I wish I could do the same :D

Nice track Nigel! I wish I could do the same :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-13-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,701
Posted By Vlad
Bonneville Salt Flats

Bonneville Salt Flats is a backcountry strip 10 nm northeast of Wendover KENV.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Bonneville_Salt_Flats_Utah_1_(12).jpg

It runs NE-SW parallel the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,606
Posted By Vlad
Morning...

Morning hike.

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Evening flight.

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Inception of a forest...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-13-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By Vlad
Welcome Brian! Keep looking there are good...

Welcome Brian! Keep looking there are good machines out there.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-11-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Vlad
One lasted couple thousand hours and was replaced...

One lasted couple thousand hours and was replaced still ticking. Another one seized after only 200 hours it was in affected SB group.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-10-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 21,472
Posted By Vlad
Got solid 4Ē of snow Steve. On Sept 9th could you...

Got solid 4Ē of snow Steve. On Sept 9th could you believe it? Still snowing. Siberia! :D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-10-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 21,472
Posted By Vlad
Very cool! Bring it next time you are in...

Very cool! Bring it next time you are in neighborhood I will test it for you. Couple days ago we had a winter storm with higher winds. Ripped the windsock off the frame. I was lucky the plane faced...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 529,974
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Wow Don she is a beauty! Who painted?

Wow Don she is a beauty! Who painted?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,263
Posted By Vlad
Your seat was too low Al.

Your seat was too low Al.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By Vlad
This what I use Randy. Very...

This what I use Randy. Very convenient.

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Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-05-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 170,050
Posted By Vlad
Delle Utah

Thanks Dan.

... there is an uncharted airstrip along interstate I-80. West of Salt Lake City just past the Mode C ring. On south side of the highway. Named Delle after a tiny village with a...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-04-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 170,050
Posted By Vlad
Mineral Canyon Utah UT75

Mineral Canyon a backcountry strip in Utah. Identifier UT75. Easy to get in and out by Piper Cubs and similar but challenging for RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 130,870
Posted By Vlad
Seen on the way to Bonneville Salt Flats :)

Seen on the way to Bonneville Salt Flats :)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-03-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,560
Posted By Vlad
Sell the project Rob. At this level of completion...

Sell the project Rob. At this level of completion you will recover most of the costs.
But beware you might change your mind after a tire kicker or two.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By Vlad
This or turn engine with starter spark plugs out...

This or turn engine with starter spark plugs out to get oil pressure reading.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-31-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,127
Posted By Vlad
Very similar John.

Very similar John.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-31-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,127
Posted By Vlad
A friend...

A friend (https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=22106) of mine got it from Amazon. Thanks Rob :)
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 08-31-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Vlad
The hobby is time consuming and quite spendy. Run...

The hobby is time consuming and quite spendy. Run your calculator more then once before committing :)
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