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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,914
Posted By N200PF
I completely understand the ask and appreciate...

I completely understand the ask and appreciate the idea. IMO, the dangerous part of having a taxi screen like a backup camera in the cockpit is that we'll look at it when we really should be looking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,019
Posted By N200PF
Guys - I have no dog in this fight but after...

Guys -

I have no dog in this fight but after all the shenanigans, I called the buyer back to confirm what he had told me. I wanted to be 100% and make sure he was 100% now that this is out in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,019
Posted By N200PF
Hi Dan - I'm not really comfortable sharing his...

Hi Dan -

I'm not really comfortable sharing his name as he is very well known around these parts. I just wanted to know if the whole "receiving a fee from the buyer that hired him for getting the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By N200PF
Hi Jim - I'm bringing my -4 to OSH and I...

Hi Jim -

I'm bringing my -4 to OSH and I actually just listed it for sale as we're starting a -10. I also fly it to Chicago on fairly regular basis if OSH doesn't work.

Let me know when you're...
Forum: RV-4 07-06-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,316
Posted By N200PF
Thanks for all the replies, gentlemen! I've been...

Thanks for all the replies, gentlemen! I've been a 3 pointer since I started flying RV's several years ago. I learned in the -6, carried it to the -7 and now 3 point in the -4.

For the time being,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,838
Posted By N200PF
Great report and photo's, Pete!!! Thanks for...

Great report and photo's, Pete!!! Thanks for taking us along!
Forum: RV-4 07-05-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,316
Posted By N200PF
I know it's personal preference but I'd like to...

I know it's personal preference but I'd like to know if any of you feel there is a specific advantage to one over the other.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 03-16-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,790
Posted By N200PF
Thank You, Pete!

Glad to see you notch another successful transport. Thanks for all the good work you do!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,130
Posted By N200PF
I may be interested in more than one chute. Any...

I may be interested in more than one chute. Any update, Smokey? @ronschreck We truly appreciate you doing the leg work on this. :)
Forum: RV-4 12-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,867
Posted By N200PF
I'm also paranoid about the canopy on takeoff and...

I'm also paranoid about the canopy on takeoff and seem to have a similar set up to Bill.

The warning light is a GREAT idea. Aside from takeoff, I even had it light up in-flight once on a really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,719
Posted By N200PF
Thanks, Michael. ;) By the way Nick, would you...

Thanks, Michael. ;)

By the way Nick, would you be willing to share what camera you used and how you mounted it on the -4 for that video?

Thanks! - Peter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,719
Posted By N200PF
Of all the RV's I've flown or owned, the -4 is...

Of all the RV's I've flown or owned, the -4 is truly a standout. The forward visibility is borderline spooky, right? I say go for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 24,548
Posted By N200PF
Guys I'm all for experimenting...and I fly a...

Guys I'm all for experimenting...and I fly a 180hp -4 so the idea of having a bit of extra fuel is certainly appealing to me. However, 14 gallons per side puts a picture in my head.

Imagine sitting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,848
Posted By N200PF
Glad they're working for you, Aaron! Looking...

Glad they're working for you, Aaron! Looking forward to seeing those wings in the hangar. :cool:
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-10-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,487
Posted By N200PF
Awesome, Whit!!!!!! Nice to see them vectoring...

Awesome, Whit!!!!!!

Nice to see them vectoring those 737's around a real airplane. ...lifetime goal to land my -4 there.

- Peter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,848
Posted By N200PF
Talking Looking GREAT Aaron!!! Those wing stands look a...

Looking GREAT Aaron!!!

Those wing stands look a little shoddy though... ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 114,182
Posted By N200PF
...hoping to fuel the passion for my daughter....

...hoping to fuel the passion for my daughter.

http://i1117.photobucket.com/albums/k597/n200pf/ZZ%20-%20Misc/IMG_7525_zps49ede24b.jpg...
Forum: RV-4 09-28-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,560
Posted By N200PF
Wow Arlie! That is as clean as can be! Nicely...

Wow Arlie! That is as clean as can be! Nicely done and thanks for sharing!

- Peter
Forum: RV-4 09-19-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,659
Posted By N200PF
Maybe it's just me but any time logged in the...

Maybe it's just me but any time logged in the cockpit is time well spent. Lots of us have enjoyed flying 172's, PA-28's and the like. The Avid Flyer is a GREAT choice for the mountains, Luke! Keep us...
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,659
Posted By N200PF
Right on, Luke! Our beloved -4's are a fairly...

Right on, Luke!

Our beloved -4's are a fairly limited market based on the kit being a bit more involved to build than most and the size of the cockpit...which fits you and I like a glove. I'm with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,358
Posted By N200PF
Great "When it counts" example, Dan!...

Great "When it counts" example, Dan! :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,358
Posted By N200PF
No one likes the "establishment" or being...

No one likes the "establishment" or being "forced" to use a certain company's products to achieve their desired result. Regarding the Big G as Garmin is being called, I've got to say that I've had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,936
Posted By N200PF
I use the iPad Mini the and Garmin Pilot app with...

I use the iPad Mini the and Garmin Pilot app with no trouble at all. I'm going to order the new Mini Air, if they announce it this week, and will let you know what the new display is like in flight....
Forum: RV-4 09-02-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,010
Posted By N200PF
Go for it! The lighter you get, the more fun...

Go for it!

The lighter you get, the more fun the -4 becomes. It's an addictive way to stay lean.

At 5'9" / 143lbs and half tanks in the winter, the performance with a 180hp O-360 A1A is just off...
Forum: RV-4 09-02-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,659
Posted By N200PF
+100 for Classic Aero seats...and for the owner...

+100 for Classic Aero seats...and for the owner being one of the nicest guys on the planet! I flew them in my -7 after flying other interiors in other planes including a home-brew set in the -6 I...
Forum: RV-4 08-03-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By N200PF
I would recommend calling Tom Berge. He's one of...

I would recommend calling Tom Berge. He's one of VAN's tradition training pilots and does pre-buys all over the country. He's a SUPER fun guy and has a TON of experience with all RV models. He's a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,618
Posted By N200PF
Great report. I'd love to see some pics froth...

Great report. I'd love to see some pics froth process and the finished product as well. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-05-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,817
Posted By N200PF
Looking great, Paul! ;-)

Looking great, Paul! ;-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 509,497
Posted By N200PF
Looks GREAT Jim!!! WOW! Here is one of my...

Looks GREAT Jim!!! WOW!

Here is one of my favorites using the remote trigger on the 1D...can you see it tucked under my arm? :rolleyes: I took it just before Oshkosh this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,462
Posted By N200PF
Awe thanks guys...and for all you new builders...

Awe thanks guys...and for all you new builders out there, the previous few posts are examples of why building an RV will change your life. These guys have become some of my best friends in the world...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,462
Posted By N200PF
Thanks Larry! Yeah she loves the Tattoos but they...

Thanks Larry! Yeah she loves the Tattoos but they don't stay on very long. She gets a new one every few days and it looks like she's ready for a new one. :cool: She LOVED every part of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,462
Posted By N200PF
Thanks guys! Jeff she is sitting on every...

Thanks guys!

Jeff she is sitting on every available Classic Aero booster I have. :rolleyes: She was just the right height for the harnesses to buckle as tight as her car seat...it worked out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,462
Posted By N200PF
Thanks Danny! It was truly an honor to meet you...

Thanks Danny! It was truly an honor to meet you after all these years! As I said, you and Beautiful Doll were a big inspiration through my entire build. You made the week and total blast!

Also,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,877
Posted By N200PF
Thanks so much! PM me and I'll send you a phone...

Thanks so much! PM me and I'll send you a phone number if you have more questions or want to kick around ideas.

- Peter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,462
Posted By N200PF
First Father Daughter Flight - Pics

After returning from Oshkosh this year we decided the time was right for our daughter to take her first flight in N200PF. I have to say it was the most rewarding flight of my life...the two of us...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,877
Posted By N200PF
Thanks for the kind words guys! Stein and Matt...

Thanks for the kind words guys!

Stein and Matt thanks for taking such good care of us all week! I was worried it would get to be a really long week but every day was better than the last thanks to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,328
Posted By N200PF
Congrats Mark!!! What a GREAT day for you and...

Congrats Mark!!! What a GREAT day for you and Tom! Glad to see the Minnesota Wing continuing to grow. ...now let's get that 40 flown off and plan some trips!

By the way for the rest of the group,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,339
Posted By N200PF
Found My RV On-Line - In a Flight Sim???

Hey guys I thought you would get a kick out of this. A friend of mine in Germany sent me some images he found on-line of a plane that looks VERY familiar.

They got my tail number right but some of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,615
Posted By N200PF
I thought we were going to group together and buy...

I thought we were going to group together and buy it for Van... I didn't expect to get it for $200.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,615
Posted By N200PF
I'll consider buying it and giving it to Van. I'm...

I'll consider buying it and giving it to Van. I'm in for $200.

- Peter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,615
Posted By N200PF
I'm still deciding if the coolness would outweigh...

I'm still deciding if the coolness would outweigh the trouble you have with the towers when flying. I bet you get asked to confirm or repeat your tail number on every other flight.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 39,591
Posted By N200PF
I all about pushing the limits of innovation to...

I all about pushing the limits of innovation to celebrate our category but I'm not even sure how to respond here. Is this actually real?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,320
Posted By N200PF
They look just awesome!!! In my opinion, they're...

They look just awesome!!! In my opinion, they're worth it just for that. Well done!

- Peter
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 08-08-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 26,384
Posted By N200PF
GREAT job as always Pete!!!

GREAT job as always Pete!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,223
Posted By N200PF
I have to admit the first time I flew a Cirrus...

I have to admit the first time I flew a Cirrus after all my time in an RV I figured I would hate the side stick...I didn't. I actually really started to like it for XC cruising.

It wouldn't be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,438
Posted By N200PF
Aveo is famous for their vaporware... Sorry I...

Aveo is famous for their vaporware... Sorry I just had a bad experience with Aveo and their promises. They could be a different company now but I stopped trying to work with them 3 years ago.

- Peter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,881
Posted By N200PF
Very cool Larry! Now when are you planning your...

Very cool Larry! Now when are you planning your next one?

The only one I've ever had where I stalled just as all three wheels started rolling and barely felt my transition from flying to rolling was...
Forum: RV-3 06-29-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,909
Posted By N200PF
+1 for Vetterman's exhaust. One thing you will...

+1 for Vetterman's exhaust. One thing you will never have to worry about.

Larry knows what's up!

- Peter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,946
Posted By N200PF
Right on! Just put an actual aircraft engine on...

Right on! Just put an actual aircraft engine on and your choices are easy!

1. How much HP do I want?

and the inevitable:

2. How much do I want to spend? :cool:

- Peter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,857
Posted By N200PF
Matt if you want your engine to continue running...

Matt if you want your engine to continue running if you fly in to snow, then you need it. If you don't need to keep your engine running then don't worry about it. :rolleyes:

In all seriousness, what...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,583
Posted By N200PF
Thanks for letting me know Jeff! I left my phone...

Thanks for letting me know Jeff! I left my phone at home with Beth, bribed the guard, picked the lock and am sitting in your Rocket right now!!! I suppose this means I'll have to bail Beth out of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,583
Posted By N200PF
OK we're busted!!! Jeff I thought you were in...

OK we're busted!!! Jeff I thought you were in some super secret, remote location on some part of the globe that we've never heard of?!? I guess they have a Starbucks with WiFi there eh? ...or are you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,107
Posted By N200PF
+1 for Stein and his team! The more I work with...

+1 for Stein and his team!

The more I work with them the more I trust that when thing go sideways they will be there to help me through it. (Notice I didn't say "if" things go sideways when you're...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,583
Posted By N200PF
Butch if you want the fastest route down my...

Butch if you want the fastest route down my suggestion would be to grab the keys for Jeff's HR3 and fly that down! :rolleyes: ...might be your last chance to fly it!

- Peter

PS - KIDDING JEFF!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,258
Posted By N200PF
I do plan to use my iPad 2 in the cockpit...as a...

I do plan to use my iPad 2 in the cockpit...as a backup for my backup. I like having it for all the functionality of Foreflight and the situational awareness it brings but I, nor my plane, will rely...
Forum: California 03-09-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,985
Posted By N200PF
Hey John - I know you're considering having...

Hey John -

I know you're considering having your bird painted before you assemble it...I considered the same thing. I ended up very happy that I flew it first based on a few adjustments I needed to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,125
Posted By N200PF
AWESOME PAUL and CONGRATULATIONS!!! Good to have...

AWESOME PAUL and CONGRATULATIONS!!! Good to have you back in the air too!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 24,918
Posted By N200PF
I'm in the rare group that has OWNED sets of both...

I'm in the rare group that has OWNED sets of both the QT and the Clarity Aloft.

The short version of the story is I now own TWO sets of the Clarity alofts. The sound quality, quality of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,554
Posted By N200PF
This is what the spirit of our category of...

This is what the spirit of our category of airplane is all about: Innovation. I would likely not have a use for it but this is how we all learn and expand our capabilities.

I say go for...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-26-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 39,273
Posted By N200PF
Beautiful Pete!!! ...just wonderful! - PJ

Beautiful Pete!!! ...just wonderful!

- PJ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,208
Posted By N200PF
OK one more Aero Sport fanatic chiming in: The...

OK one more Aero Sport fanatic chiming in: The Minnesota Wing of Van's Air Force bought 7 engines from Aero Sport last year. The more we buy the more we like Bart and Sue and the more we like their...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By N200PF
I have David Clarks, Bose and Clarity Aloft's in...

I have David Clarks, Bose and Clarity Aloft's in my hangar and the set that I grab for nearly every flight are the Clarity Alofts. I've also owned the QT Halo's which are very nice but the Clarity...
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