April 22, 2019
Danny built RV-8 'Beautiful Doll' in N. Texas, trained pilots in T-38s while in the Air Force and went on to fly both the 727 and 777 at American.
Several pictures of both Danny and 'Beautiful Doll' can be found at:
Some selected images:
March 23, 2019
VAFcast #3 features Mr. Axel Alvarez. Axel built and flies a fastback RV-4 and took time to talk with Doug on Saturday, March 23, 2019.
Intro/exit music dr playing bass line from Duran Duran’s 1982 ’New Religion’ on the ’76 P-bass that lives near the keyboard. “Needed music, didn’t have any, grabbed the bass for a sec…it's what was in my head at the moment."
Relevant info and pics:
Duran Duran - New Religion (1982)
March 7, 2019
The VAFcast this time around spotlights 52F's own Rob 'Mashy' Reece, RV-8 builder, former coworker and friend of about 25 years. Rob is the airport manager of 52F and is building his RV-8 about twenty feet from where I store my RV-6.
This time around we have some new equipment that makes recording a little easier, and as time goes on we'll figure out how to use it better.
Intro music 'Guitars and Cadillacs' in honor of Rob's love of all things Texas and old school C&W.
33 minutes or so, and hope you enjoy it.
Thanks for helping keep this site online with your donations. They get turned into things like this <g>.
related: Rob's trip down to NASA discussed in the podcast: http://www.vansairforce.net/rv_travel/NASAVisit/nasa.htm
February 6, 2019
...my clunky stab at a podcast. The inaugural guest is good sport and RV-8 builder/pilot Chris Pratt. Unpolished, full of mistakes, questionable audio levels, a host with laughable interviewing skills and no commercials.
Thanks to Chris for being the guinea pig. You can find him in the VAF Forums as user 'chrispratt'. Good egg.