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Forum: Trip Write-ups Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Greenley
Trip ending

Last day on the ground in the UP, tomorrow, back in the air.

This morning on the way back to the Porcupine Mountains from Ontonagon I was looking out over Lake Superior. The view reminded me how...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-08-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Greenley
The UP, the saga continues

Today, Saturday started out at with heading to a tiny church in Greenland, I have never attended church in a log cabin before, but it was quote nice. I am looking forward to the day when we do not...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Greenley
While we did not make it to the Porcupine...

While we did not make it to the Porcupine Mountains today, we did reach Ontonagon (On-ton-a-gon), the gateway to the Porkies. On the way we stopped in L'Anse and hiked to Canyon Falls. Some describe...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Greenley
Day 3 in the UP

No flying today but still a lot of things to see. Started out the day with climbing Sugarloaf mountain, it commands an excellent view of the Marquette area shoreline. There is a touching memorial...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Greenley
I did not look at 5Y7. I was going to but could...

I did not look at 5Y7. I was going to but could not find a rental car in that area. Ended up flying to KSAW because I could get a car there. Doing more driving then I wanted to. At least I had a nice...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Greenley
Day 2 in the UP continued

After waterfalls, what better way to end the day then with a cruise. Took the 7:00pm sunset cruise along Pictured...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Greenley
Day 2 in the UP

The idea was to fly out of Sawyer (KSAW) and do a little air to ground target practice with my Canon, unfortunately low clouds and trying to stay 1,000' above the part kept us from seeing much of...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-04-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Greenley
Trip to Michigan UP

Today started a much needed vacation to the upper peninsula of Michigan, the UP.

http://rateease.com/UP/IMG_4794.jpg

http://rateease.com/UP/IMG_4796.jpg

Left Dowagiac (C91) and flew north over...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-29-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By Greenley
Love my big screens

Saturday evening I flew from SW MI to SW TN to pick up a sister-in-law and niece to help prepare for a family wedding. It was an IFR flight and I was so thankful for the big beautiful screens. I have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,521
Posted By Greenley
Same part number without the PMA sticker....

Same part number without the PMA sticker. $120
https://www.alliedelec.com/product/sensata-kavlico/p255-150g-e4a/70331272/
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-17-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,185
Posted By Greenley
I am currently putting in my second unit, flew...

I am currently putting in my second unit, flew with one for 2 months, easier starting and reduced fuel burn for same power.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-11-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By Greenley
They are not bad, the big thing for me with...

They are not bad, the big thing for me with oreilly was the free shipping. I will miss not having free shipping to Oshkosh from Aircraft Spruce this summer.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-11-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By Greenley
Good while it lasted.

Good while it lasted.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-11-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,704
Posted By Greenley
Cheap Phillips 66 oil

Just ordered some Phillips 66 X/C 20W-50 Aviation oil from oreillyauto.com, it is on sale and you can stack a coupon code 'spring15' if you order 2 or more cases for another 15% off, and free...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,203
Posted By Greenley
I fly to Mackinac Island regularly, great trip,...

I fly to Mackinac Island regularly, great trip, currently most places on the Island are closed, many hope to Open May 28-29.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Greenley
I like the idea, however I am also thinking of...

I like the idea, however I am also thinking of the three airports that have been hit hard by storms in the recent past. That had to hit the insurers hard.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,910
Posted By Greenley
In Michgian the stay at home order has an...

In Michgian the stay at home order has an interesting twist.

"The order directs Michiganders to stay in their homes unless they?ve been designated as a critical infrastructure employee by their...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-18-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,939
Posted By Greenley
I have one and am currently installing. Delayed a...

I have one and am currently installing. Delayed a little due to a broken foot.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-12-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,185
Posted By Greenley
I am looking forward to getting mine. I am early...

I am looking forward to getting mine. I am early in the list, have deposits on two but will install one and fly a while before the second.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-25-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,482
Posted By Greenley
Is 2 pmags, one healed foot, and clear blue skys.

Is 2 pmags, one healed foot, and clear blue skys.
Forum: Safety 12-19-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,777
Posted By Greenley
Does anyone know of a way to download the EAA...

Does anyone know of a way to download the EAA webinars to a computer to watch offline, would like to show one occasionally at our chapter meetings and there is no internet or reasonable cell service...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,208
Posted By Greenley
What I have used when travelling if I am unable...

What I have used when travelling if I am unable to verify electricity to plug in a long extension cord or a heated hangar is a little buddy propane heater to which I crafted a metal funnel that leads...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-18-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By Greenley
Stainless Steel Cabin heat box alert

Doing my first condition inspection on my RV-10. Found the front cabin heat had quit working, the cause was that the control arm had detached from the swing door in the stainless steel after market...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,413
Posted By Greenley
I assume that rates are higher the first year,...

I assume that rates are higher the first year, with test flying, new higher performance plane, etc. Does that go down the second year with some hours of experience, if so, what are would be needed...
Forum: Autopilots 08-31-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,468
Posted By Greenley
They ended up replacing all three of mine. Same...

They ended up replacing all three of mine. Same symptons.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,538
Posted By Greenley
I am guessing he meant...

I am guessing he meant this.
https://www.walmart.com/ip/John-Dow-Industries-JDI-AFT58-58-Gallon-Diesel-Carry-Tank/536931984

It says for diesel, what is different for holding gas?
Forum: RV-10 07-21-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,827
Posted By Greenley
Stuck in Michigan, am afraid someone else will...

Stuck in Michigan, am afraid someone else will have to take pictures unless it clears up in a hurry.
Bill Greenley
Forum: Midwest 07-19-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,140
Posted By Greenley
Visited the International Peace Garden this past...

Visited the International Peace Garden this past Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Nice gardens, but be aware of how they charge. If you drive in it is $20 for the vehicle. If you fly in as I did, with 4...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Grand Canyon Whitewater, they did a great job.

Grand Canyon Whitewater, they did a great job.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
We got back to Flagstaff around noon, begged a...

We got back to Flagstaff around noon, begged a ride to the airport and headed to Tennessee to drop off my dad.

Crop circles, I guess there really are...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Sometimes we found great showers, this beat...

Sometimes we found great showers, this beat washing in the river.
http://andrews.edu/~greenley/gc/GC5_31.jpg
Had a friend beside my cot one morning.
http://andrews.edu/~greenley/gc/GC5_32.jpg
This...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
The little Colorado is...

The little Colorado is incredible.
http://andrews.edu/~greenley/gc/GC5_21.jpg
Here I am taking a break on a hike.
http://andrews.edu/~greenley/gc/GC5_22.jpg
My dad is coming back from a hike we did...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Rafting is about getting...

Rafting is about getting splashed.
http://andrews.edu/~greenley/gc/GC5_11.jpg
Crazy to see this waterfall coming out of the rock wall.
http://andrews.edu/~greenley/gc/GC5_12.jpg
Here I am exploring a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Off on my next trip, so better finish up this...

Off on my next trip, so better finish up this report. 6:00am Monday morning we met the bus for the trip back to Page, AZ where the rafting was due to start. I was surprised by the group going. My dad...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 06-22-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,792
Posted By Greenley
Will give you a call Monday, out camping this...

Will give you a call Monday, out camping this weekend.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 06-19-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,792
Posted By Greenley
Just a reminder that I can always use more...

Just a reminder that I can always use more pilots. We have 1,100 kids registered for Young Eagles rides August 12-16 at the Oshkosh airport. Now just to find all the pilots we need :)
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,827
Posted By Greenley
Will be there solo with my camera and my new...

Will be there solo with my camera and my new RV-10. I will help with anything needed.
Bill Greenley
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Arizona / Grand Canyon Day 4b

We finally crossed into the Grand Canyon corridor. I saw several helicopters pass well under us. Here a few quick shots, I was uncomfortable taking too much time to set them up as I have been...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Arizona / Grand Canyon Day 4

Today we are flying from Page, AZ, over the Grand Canyon to Flagstaff where we will meet the group to go rafting.

We started the day by hiking down to Lake Powell, we had seen it so much we should...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Arizona / Grand Canyon Day 3

Saturday we went to church and explored the Page, AZ by car. I had never been here before, and would hate to drive this far, but by RV it was a fun ride. I am enjoying the different plant...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-31-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Arizona / Grand Canyon Day 2

Continuing for the Albuquerque area we headed by monument valley. I kept thinking, that the emergency landing opportunities were few indeed, and would fly a little...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-31-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Arizona / Grand Canyon Day 2

Today we flew from Crossville, TN to Page, AZ. The day started out slow. The plan was to leave at 4:30 am, an hour before sunrise. The FBO had given me the gate code, but they forgot to tell me you...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-31-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By Greenley
Arizona / Grand Canyon Trip

Thursday 5/31 I started the biggest trip yet with my RV. The plan is to fly from Michigan to Tennessee, pick up my dad and take him to Arizona. We will spend a weekend exploring around Page, AZ, then...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-29-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By Greenley
One more picture. Saw this on the way home, will...

One more picture. Saw this on the way home, will have to fly there sometime.
http://rateease.com/vt/ver06.jpg
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-29-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By Greenley
Rush Vermont Trip

The morning of April 1st was starting a week long Spring break for me, and I was wondering where to go with the RV-10 now that Phase one was over. The phone rang, my father-in-law had just been...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 162,499
Posted By Greenley
65 knot tailwind across canada

Flying MI to Vermont over Canada and picked up a nice tailwind. Fastest I have seen in my newly finished RV10.
http://andrews.edu/~greenley/GS235.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-31-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,462
Posted By Greenley
Found it, depending on your settings the link on...

Found it, depending on your settings the link on garmins page may go to http:// or https://, if it is missing the s (for secure) it will not find the document.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-31-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,462
Posted By Greenley
Interesting, when I click on the download link...

Interesting, when I click on the download link for the G3X touch pilots guide version L I get "The requested URL /pumac/190-01754-00_l.pdf was not found on this server." Yes that is a lower case L, I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,462
Posted By Greenley
Link for pilot guide still not working.

Link for pilot guide still not working.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-29-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By Greenley
They have a couple in flight testing currently.

They have a couple in flight testing currently.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-29-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By Greenley
Emagair tour

Doug, in your tour of email air photos https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Hardware-Reviews/EMag-Visit/ I see pictures of a 6 cyl pmag. Did you hear any update on when they will be available?
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 03-13-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,571
Posted By Greenley
I hope it is a misunderstanding. Upon further...

I hope it is a misunderstanding. Upon further communication with Gallagher, even a BFR would require a CFI either be eligible to be listed and be listed on the insurance, or meet the open pilot...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 03-13-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,571
Posted By Greenley
Just heard from Gallagher, according to them a...

Just heard from Gallagher, according to them a safety pilot either needs to meet the open pilot clause of a policy or be listed on the insurance. Of course to be listed you need to have had...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 03-13-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,571
Posted By Greenley
OK, I was thinking that the safety pilot was a...

OK, I was thinking that the safety pilot was a required crew member for simulated IFR so would have to come under the time requirements. Glad that is not the case.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 03-12-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,571
Posted By Greenley
Maintaining IFR currency

Wondering about maintaining IFR currency. While my insurance has an open pilot clause, it requires 25 hours in type. There are no RV-10's in my area. I am assuming the safety pilot would need to have...
Forum: RV-10 02-19-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,237
Posted By Greenley
Given that a tubes permeability to Nitrogen is...

Given that a tubes permeability to Nitrogen is less then other gases, per the link to the paper in a previous post, wouldn't all of our tires be almost pure Nitrogen as was suggested. The compressed...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-07-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,792
Posted By Greenley
The campground will be open during the week, and...

The campground will be open during the week, and I can reserve sites for pilots (no charge). We will be flying young eagles out of the west ramp, otherwise know as boeing plaza, aeroshell square, or...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-06-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,792
Posted By Greenley
Pilots needed

This Summer August 13-16 there will be a gathering of 45,000 - 50,000 kids grades 5-12 at Oshkosh, these kids are from around the world. I am responsible for the aviation portion of their activities....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,036
Posted By Greenley
Here is what I...

Here is what I did.
http://rateease.com/TostenLabel.JPG
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By Greenley
Thanks, I had been going through the pilots guide...

Thanks, I had been going through the pilots guide since I was now flying. This is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By Greenley
g3x touch log download?

Is there any way to download the flight log from the g3x touch, the log info that is already there, not future flights that can be saved by leaving in a SD card?
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,830
Posted By Greenley
Got my operating limitations two weeks ago, and...

Got my operating limitations two weeks ago, and this is still a prohibited activity.
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