Brief Description: Attend 2014 RV-12 Expo, transition flight training
Attended the RV-12 Expo at Sunriver, OR June 17 - 21, 2014. Met many RV-12 owners and builders that I will likely remain in contact with.
Took 16 hour LSRI course and received certificate of completion that I will use to get the LSRI certificate so I can do the annual condition inspections on my plane when completed. Course was June 17 and 18, 2014 and conducted by Carol and Brian carpenter of Rainbow Aviation.
June 19 took 8 hour Rotax 912ULS seminar conducted by Carol and Brian Carpenter of Rainbow Aviation. This was a wide overview of many items related to the Rotax 912ULS.
Attended 4 hour Dynon Skyview seminar on Friday June 20 conducted by Eric of Dynon. Before the seminar I was not familiar much at all with the Skyview but after this I felt more comfortable with it's configuration and capabilities. It is a fantastic device with many capabilities including ADS-B out as part of the mode s transponder and with ADS-B option receives traffic alerts and weather.
See separate entries on June 20 and 21 for flight training taken while at the event.
Attended many presentaions made by Synergy employees and others. Saturday June 21 dinner was capped off by talk from Dick VanGrunsven of Vans Aircraft.
Most of the time I was energized by all of the excitement of the RV-12 but I admit some seemed rather daunting and discouraging too. Like all of the Rotax maintenance and fiberglass work I am yet to do. But overall I am anxious to keep building and step up my work pace. I really want