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Forum: Job Board 07-14-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By detlef lili
Exclamation DAR Wanted

Does anybody know a DAR for certified planes and helicopters?
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-29-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,710
Posted By detlef lili
Yes Dave, I agree with you, the best diesel...

Yes Dave, I agree with you, the best diesel engine is a 2 stroke one.

But what do we have in the 150 to 180HP range?

Delta Hawk expected to sell their engine for an comparable price in 2005.

Now...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-28-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,710
Posted By detlef lili
Subaru Diesel Engine

Hi Guys!
As we have seen in the past the car engines are running reliable.
The problem is the gear box.
Specially in a diesel engine. Thielert the leading diesel manufacture spend millions on Euro to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By detlef lili
Exclamation Need help!!

Is there any RV pilot near Iguazu , Argentina, to fly our RV7 from Foz de Iguazu (Brazil) to Iguazu (Argentina)? The airports are 8 miles one from the other. Please contact us ASAP to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-23-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,094
Posted By detlef lili
Talking Here the answer... where was that airstrip?

Hi guys,

I had to read our diary to find out where that awesome landing strip was...

Well, none of you were right, it was not Pantanal and it was not Acre, it was in between Macapa and Belem, and...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-20-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,094
Posted By detlef lili
Talking Who makes that video??

I see, you loved the landing strip, but I still dont see any video of anybody landing on it!!!! Of course with the RV!!:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-18-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,094
Posted By detlef lili
Angry Brazil landing strip

Who is the brave pilot that would land on this strip????

http://flight-around-the-world.org/bilder/brazil-landing-strip.jpg

We flew several times over it to get the best shot.
Brazil somewhere......
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-17-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,215
Posted By detlef lili
Check out this one!!!

I love this little materpiece, hope you do too!!

http://vimeo.com/36600983

Lili
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-15-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,215
Posted By detlef lili
thanks

Thanks , You will love it !!!

Lili
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-14-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,215
Posted By detlef lili
Enjoy!!

Preview number 2 of the film.
http://vimeo.com/38545758

You will love the film!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-11-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,215
Posted By detlef lili
Previews of the Film"On the Wings of Dreams"

Preview number 1 of the film. Dont forget, we are giving away every week a DVD. Just go to our website : http://flight-around-the-world.org/

http://vimeo.com/38313864

Enjoy!!

Liliana
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,215
Posted By detlef lili
Talking RV-7 Adventure

Miro Kantarsky, the editor of our film made this little video.
Just a little thought.
http://vimeo.com/34314324

Enjoy!!
Lili
Forum: Builder Website Links 03-05-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,438
Posted By detlef lili
Talking Name

Hehehehe!!! Yes , it should be but... in Spain, women NEVER change their names, even if they are married, or re-married. Maiden name stays FOREVER!!! American women should go now on a debate!!
If you...
Forum: Builder Website Links 03-05-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,438
Posted By detlef lili
www.flight-around-the-world.org

RV7 flying around the world. If you have any questions on some particular matters about the journey, just email us. We love to share our experiences with all of you.
Detlef & Lili
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 1,416,417
Posted By detlef lili
A lot of good hints! Much easier as I did with...

A lot of good hints!
Much easier as I did with covering with Epoxy. After six months, I had another leaking rivet. Will try Loctite 290 now.

Detlef
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-21-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,233
Posted By detlef lili
Hi Russ! I agree 100% with you. It makes no...

Hi Russ!

I agree 100% with you. It makes no sense to spend 20-30,000 bucks more, for 25% fuel saving.
I spotted also the diesel engine market for a long time,since avgas is not all over the world...
Forum: Builder Website Links 10-29-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,662
Posted By detlef lili
A Great Project!

Hi Gav!
To build your own plane is fantastic. Hope to meet you in two years in Down Under.

I couldn't leave a comment on your site.
Detlef
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-29-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,233
Posted By detlef lili
No reliable company

Yes, Russ I agree with you, but all other diesel engines on the market have to little power.
Two weeks ago, I wrote them an email and they didn't answer until now. They made so much publicity for the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-10-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,480
Posted By detlef lili
Hi Jim! Do you have a picture from your mount. It...

Hi Jim!
Do you have a picture from your mount. It would be great if you can share it with the RV filming community.

Thanks
Detlef
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-10-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,480
Posted By detlef lili
Thanks Will, it sounds good. Momentary we are in...

Thanks Will, it sounds good. Momentary we are in the Dominican Republic and finishing our film. A lot of work. Like building a plane. How many times told we our friends: "We are almost ready to...
Forum: Reviews 10-09-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By detlef lili
The best service and support!

Yes, this is right. We had never had a problem. But to get the most mileage out of the fuel, he gave us always a hint.

He offers this fine tuning for his injection system. It pays for itself and you...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-09-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,795
Posted By detlef lili
Hi Roberto! Your plane looks nice. Don't worry...

Hi Roberto!

Your plane looks nice.

Don't worry about your English. I'm a German and my English sounds sometimes terrible.
The most important thing is: tell the whole world your story, your feeling,...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-09-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,480
Posted By detlef lili
RF controlled Drift

Thanks Will, for the fast answer. If I understood you right, this LED is on the camera. That means you never can be sure if it is really ON or OFF, right?

The Contur has a reed contact switch. I'm...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-08-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,480
Posted By detlef lili
Hi! Nice video. How does the remote control work?...

Hi! Nice video.
How does the remote control work?
You don't need to see the camera?
How can you verify if the camera is filming?

We used a lot the GoPro. The quality is really good, but Liliana...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,862
Posted By detlef lili
You did a great job. I wrote a program myself....

You did a great job. I wrote a program myself. But this is much better and easier to handle.

Detlef
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,129
Posted By detlef lili
I tried this one in our RV7. A great product but...

I tried this one in our RV7. A great product but it is n o t sunlight readable.

Detlef
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,148
Posted By detlef lili
A better solution Windows Film

I removed the Koger Sunshade and installed darkly tinted Windows Film from Walmarkt for $12.

Works great. You can still look through.No blind spot.

Cut it in 6 to 8 pieces. Put it on the outside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By detlef lili
Hope to see you in Down Under next year. Detlef

Hope to see you in Down Under next year.

Detlef
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 1,416,417
Posted By detlef lili
Hi! I sanded down the paint to the rivet and...

Hi!
I sanded down the paint to the rivet and covered with one layer of very thin glass with epoxy (West System).
I have again one blister after 3 month.

Detlef
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-18-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,172
Posted By detlef lili
LSE the better ignition

I had to made the same decision. But finally I ended up with LSE Plasma III with crank sensors. The reasons for me were:

+++++ LSE with crank sensor, NO TURNING PARTS.
------ E-Mag or P-Mag replace...
Forum: Safety 02-20-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 37,288
Posted By detlef lili
Thanks Greg, for the update. I still watch this...

Thanks Greg, for the update.

I still watch this thread since I have the same engine, with the same time and also run mostly on car gas. You fly mostly over rough terrain and we a lot over water. (We...
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-20-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,945
Posted By detlef lili
Hi Kurt! What engine model do you fly? Detlef

Hi Kurt!

What engine model do you fly?

Detlef
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,718
Posted By detlef lili
Hi Chris! Last year, we shipped a couple of...

Hi Chris!
Last year, we shipped a couple of barrels of car gas into the Antarctic and added a fuel stabilizer (Sta-Bile??) Since Liliana got ill, we left our plane in Argentina for 5 month. As we...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 1,416,417
Posted By detlef lili
Blister event he shop heads are encapsulated.

I have a slow build and it happens only on the upper side. My shop heads are all encapsulated. My suggestion is, that I used to much sealer. As I removed the paint, I could see, that some of this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,718
Posted By detlef lili
More than 300hours with car gas!

Hi Chris!

Since now, we have flown on car gas 91 Octane more than 300 hours. It is an IO-360 8.5 : 1 Superior with "Airflow Performance Fuel Injection" and "Dual Lightspeed Plasma III Ignition". The...
Forum: Midwest 07-10-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,348
Posted By detlef lili
Talking Places to camp with tent in Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana

Hi guys,
we are looking for a place to land (RV7) and to pitch our tent near the airplane in the States in Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. It would be nice to find some places where we donīt...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-26-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By detlef lili
More reports seen under...

Hi Paul!
Last report is under : http://www.flight-around-the-world.org/Log4.html
more videos under: http://www.flight-around-the-world.org/videos.html
our website:...
Forum: International 05-25-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By detlef lili
Yes, we landed in Manta

The world is really small!!! Yes, we landed in Manta and from there to Galapagos. regards from Costa Rica
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-25-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By detlef lili
Smile It was us!

Yes, it was us, there are no other RV7 around Arica. Nice to hear from a chilean RVator. Pity we did not meet. regards from actual position Costa Rica.
Tomorrow to Belize.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-25-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By detlef lili
Talking Bariloche, Argentina

Flying through Bariloche we made this video while in our flight around the world.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClbI3xmxp_s
other videos can be seen under...
Forum: International 05-25-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By detlef lili
Talking Galapagos - Ecuador

http://www.flight-around-the-world.org/Log4.html

There will be more stories coming while we fly through all United States.
Here our intention:
ARRIVING BACK TO USA!!
After a long journey around...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,879
Posted By detlef lili
Thumbs up First RV on skis

HI GUYS!!

HERE THE VIDEO OF THE FIRST RV ON TRICK AIR SKIS.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqn2Ya-mOzQ

Enjoy!

Detlef & Liliana
Forum: International 06-12-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By detlef lili
Thumbs up Thanks

We are enjoying our stay and we think it is a beautiful country to visit.
Forum: International 06-10-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By detlef lili
Talking Brazil

We are flying all over Brazil, and it is an amazing country with great people. We are having lots of fun and seeing the wilderness in its eyes.
Look in our web site : www.flight-around-the-world.org
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-25-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,693
Posted By detlef lili
H3 H7

Hi Dave!

The sockets of the bulbs are completely different. The H3 bulb is common used in fog lamps. The H3 has one cable as center conductor and the H7 has to pin conductor.

Best regards
Detlef
Forum: COMM 06-25-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By detlef lili
It works!

Hi Alton! :)

The problem is solved. You must activate the settings.

Thanks again for your help.

Best regards and may be we will meet you anywhere.

Best regards
Forum: COMM 06-22-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,711
Posted By detlef lili
Needs anybody a Triplexer?

Thanks for your help!
Maybe there is somebody who is looking around to change a Duplexer into a Triplexer. Please email me detlili at email dot de

Best regards
Detlef
Forum: COMM 06-22-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By detlef lili
I got the email

Thank you Alton!

I got the email and will try it tomorrow.

Detlef
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-22-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,764
Posted By detlef lili
Hi Tonny! I want to do the same as you. Do you...

Hi Tonny!

I want to do the same as you.
Do you have a wiring diagram ready to copy? I dont want to reinvent the wheel.

Best regards
Forum: COMM 06-22-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By detlef lili
Thank you for the quick answer, to STICKY1,...

Thank you for the quick answer, to STICKY1, too!

I thought, that I have only to do this, if I want to change the settings later. I have no software to change the settings, where can I get it...
Forum: COMM 06-21-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,711
Posted By detlef lili
Triplexer duplexer

Hello Gil!

Another question. I bought a triplexer instead of a duplexer. Can I use it?
Thanks in advance.

Detlef
Forum: COMM 06-21-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By detlef lili
No Audio from my GMA 347

Hello!
I have one GNS430W a VAL760CM and a GMA347. I wired all together and double checked the wiring. The intercom works perfect. Since I want to test the COM, I see only the RX and TX sign in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2007, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By detlef lili
Question Place to finish RV-7 in Florida???

Hello to all! In the next months we are going to ship our RV7 from Germany to the USA to install the engine and avionic.We would like to know if somebody knows a place in Florida where we can finish...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By detlef lili
Question ADF KR 86

I just bought a second hand ADF kr 86 without the sense antenna. Since I would like to install a combined version, instead of the cable sense antenna, has somebody any idea which antenna I could use?...
Forum: Web Site Development 08-03-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By detlef lili
Red face Easy web page construction

I want to make also a nice web page for all you guys to see , but I donīt have any idea about web page construction. Iīm looking for a program easy to deal with. Can someone tell me whatīs the best...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By detlef lili
Question Installation of HF radio

We want to install an HF radio. If anybody has installed one, we would like to know the kind of antenna wire we need and how long it should be.
Detlef & Lilian from Germany
RV7-Fuselage
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2005, 02:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By detlef lili
Happy 1st Birthday

Hi Doug,

Congratulations for this great website!
We who are a little far away from the States it is a great help to have contact with our fellow RVators.
Keep it going!!!
Happy New Year and we...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2005, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By detlef lili
Talking From Germany

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Germany! We are spending these days finishing the fuel tanks and getting a little messy, but happy to do so!!
Detlef and Lilian
RV7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2005, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By detlef lili
proseal

;) Thanks guys, it was a great relief to read all this. And by the way, it is snowing but our workshop is heated, if not it would take maybe still longer for the Proseal to cure and my patience would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2005, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By detlef lili
Question Proseal

Hi to you all! I have used yesterday Proseal on the tanks and today 24 hours after it is still soft. Is this right? On the other hand I received the Proseal from Vans already expired (expiring date...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2005, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By detlef lili
Thanks Bill for the reply. Although I have...

Thanks Bill for the reply.
Although I have startet to build the RV7 here in Germany, I will finish the plane in the USA.
I hope not to get any problems there!
regards
Detlef
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2005, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By detlef lili
Question Changes/Problems with the Registration & DAR?

Hi guys!

I will make some changes in my RV7. The fuel tanks will be bigger. How does it work with the registration and with the airworthiness certificate? Do I have to get the approval from...
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