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Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,515
Posted By Bootscooter
I Just went through this

Lycoming told me at Oshkosh last year that due to legal reasons they were unable to fit dual pmags. So nothing to do with Vanís.

There is a few things that need to be considered when fitting dual...
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,512
Posted By Bootscooter
I am talking about the wedge, as I too have...

I am talking about the wedge, as I too have noticed all the RV14's (incl Van’s demo) with the wedge on the bottom RHS of the rudder. I primarily wanted to know for what to expect inflight, but it...
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,512
Posted By Bootscooter
First Flight Question

Hi All

This one is for those that have gone before me.

The first flight of my RV14 is not far off, and I just wanted to get an idea of what I can expect regarding handling quality.

I notice that a...
Forum: RV-14 04-07-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By Bootscooter
Thanks Bob for your insight and help on this,...

Thanks Bob for your insight and help on this, managed to get it sorted.

Thanks Chad
Forum: RV-14 04-06-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By Bootscooter
Just to clarify The Ray Allen position sensor is...

Just to clarify
The Ray Allen position sensor is positioned as per section 54 of the construction manual for the RV-14. ie as per the plans.

This still doesnít tell me if this is the reflex or zero...
Forum: RV-14 04-06-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By Bootscooter
Flaps Reflex Position and Vertical Power

Hi All,

On the Vertical power you can set the flaps as follows:

Reflex position to the top position, the 0 deg to the first stop, approach flaps to the 2nd stop, and landing flaps to the bottom...
Forum: RV-14 03-11-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Bootscooter
I had this problem, turned out was simply the...

I had this problem, turned out was simply the orientation of the bracket.
Study the Plsne Power install diagram very carefully will fit without shimming.
Forum: RV-14 03-06-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By Bootscooter
As mentioned you will match drill the empennage...

As mentioned you will match drill the empennage fairing here, so its better done without the nutplates installed.

Not sure why, but this fairing is included in the finish kit.
Forum: RV-14 02-22-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,835
Posted By Bootscooter
I saw the post on vansairforce before installing...

I saw the post on vansairforce before installing these rivets and checked with round heads first. They did interfere with the aileron, so switched to flush rivets.
Forum: RV-14 02-08-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By Bootscooter
Relief Slot

Thanks for the post I came across this as well, and I did many more than 3 fits.

Was just wondering if I could get a pic of the relief spot, to show where it is and how it looks.

Rgs Chad
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,649
Posted By Bootscooter
Cowl Misalignment With Inlet Ramp

Hi All,

I was pleasantly surprised that all you had to do to fit the lower cowl was to trim to the scribe line, some fine tuning with block sanding and it fit perfectly.

Except for one area and...
Forum: RV-14 01-27-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Bootscooter
Page 48-03 Exhuast Hanger Tube

HI All,

Just wondering if you can answer a question regarding the Exhaust Hanger Tube.

I have been following the plans to the letter and on this page it makes no mention of fitting the left and...
Forum: RV-14 12-14-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By Bootscooter
Canopy And Instrument Panel

Disregard

Problem Solved.. :0)
Forum: RV-14 11-23-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bootscooter
Panel IPad Dock Power

Hi All,

Just woundering how those that have an iPad dock in their panel (Airgizmos in particular) ? How you managed to get power to the ipad and what cable you used.

Happy Thanksgiving!!

CB
Forum: RV-14 10-05-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 871
Posted By Bootscooter
VPX Mount

Hi All,

Just wondering where others have mounted a VPX in the panel.

Anyone have a pic of their installation?

Rgs Chad
Forum: RV-14 09-23-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,626
Posted By Bootscooter
I've noticed that dimpling has been done when...

I've noticed that dimpling has been done when it's an odd sized dimple die that the majority of builders won't have in their tool kits.

In the end I see this as a way of increasing the quality of...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,276
Posted By Bootscooter
I have recently primed my RV14, and got great...

I have recently primed my RV14, and got great results, would certainly do it this way again.

I bought the same stuff Boeing use on their jets (light green colour) BMS10-11 from PPG in Victoria....
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By Bootscooter
Dynon Autopilot Servo

Hi All,

While at Airventure this year I bought two Dynon SV32 autopilot servos, just like my RV7 has. Since then I have discovered the recommended roll servo for the RV14 is the SV42. The difference...
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,439
Posted By Bootscooter
Decals

Hi All,

Just wondering if there was a source for getting RV14 stickers/decals of the logo for the panel and tail, like the RV12 has. I know I could go and get printed but it's a big job for a small...
Forum: RV-14 05-19-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,079
Posted By Bootscooter
Fuel Tank Baffle T-00002

Folks

Can someone help me out with an answer.

The Fuel tank baffle has an extra hole to define the bottom.

While the plans don't mention anything, is it simply a matter of match drilling this hole...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bootscooter
Aileron Conterbalance

HI All.

The Aileron counterbalance gets drilled many times. (Page 22-05 refers) It is stainless steel.

Just woundering if anyone had a good tip on deburring after drilling for inside a tube?...
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,509
Posted By Bootscooter
Aileron Bracket

Hi All,

Need some help Vans not answering.

On page 15-02 of the wing kit there is an aileron Bracket part number
W-1013B-L. This part does not exist in the inventory. However what is supplied is a...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,190
Posted By Bootscooter
I have just completed this part and used the...

I have just completed this part and used the Tungsten Mini Bucking Bar, it has become my favourite bucking bar to use, and wish I had got it a long time...
Forum: RV-14 09-03-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 78,170
Posted By Bootscooter
Downunder

My third RV #140331 and wow!! the kits have really come along way in terms of ease of build
Forum: RV-14 08-17-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,733
Posted By Bootscooter
Did it for Me!!!! Kit ordered

Did it for Me!!!! Kit ordered
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,966
Posted By Bootscooter
3 Seats

HI All,

Just wondering if its possible to put a kids seat in an RV14, has anyone considered it? Could it be done?
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By Bootscooter
Andair Valve Extension

Hi All,

I have searched the forums but still can't find the answer, does anyone have the ACS Part number for the Andair 6" valve extension that I have to get, the valve I have got from Vans but they...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,734
Posted By Bootscooter
Fuel Valve

Hi Justin,

Thanks for submitting this, your setup is exactly how I would like things.

Can I ask two things 1 how you have attached the ipad did you use an aftermarket bracket.

and 2 you mention a...
Forum: RV-10 09-25-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,101
Posted By Bootscooter
Wiring Conduit Routing

HI All,

I am completing a standard build fuselage and have purchased Sceet Ducting for the wiring conduit, which I plan to run down both sides of the fuselage just like those that have gone before...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-06-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By Bootscooter
Can't speak highly enough about VP-X, if you are...

Can't speak highly enough about VP-X, if you are installing glass it is the perfect compliment, as it will indicate flap position at your flap intermediate settings.

Also VP-X controls the speed at...
Forum: RV-10 04-04-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Bootscooter
RV10

I found the RV10 empennage a lot easier to do than the RV7, mainly because the plans are a later edition and more step by step, congrats its a very satisfying build.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-23-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By Bootscooter
As mentioned the company in California supplies...

As mentioned the company in California supplies Aircraft Spruce with this,and I used it on my slider.

It comes as one piece and oversized so requires trimming to fit, I found I had to cut a section...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-07-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,397
Posted By Bootscooter
Fuel Leak

Hi All,

I have recently developed a weeping fuel leak between the fuel drain flange and the wing skin.

They are QB wings and I have just done 50 hrs TT.

Can anyone help out on the best fix on...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-17-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By Bootscooter
Instrument Panel

Thanks everyone for your feedback. As requested the instrument panel, I didn't want it looking like a "Sydney Morning Herald" I was after an uncluttered look, yet it still does everything and more,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-10-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,999
Posted By Bootscooter
VH-VNZ First Flight

Hi All,

You know how it is, the cut hands, lack of social life, short temper, long days, dwindling bank account, and then one flight makes it all worth it,

that was today for RV-7 VH-VNZ out of...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-27-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,380
Posted By Bootscooter
They are on the same order form as the QB wings,...

They are on the same order form as the QB wings, but ordered separately.

CB
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-24-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By Bootscooter
Keep them then AND also order from RVBits, an...

Keep them then AND also order from RVBits, an outstanding product. Coating them with be Flox, super fill, hi fill, or combination thereof will be a lot of work.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-14-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,857
Posted By Bootscooter
ACS part number

Hey Walt,

You wouldn't happen to now which part number at that link wold be the most suitable for a standard (as per the plans) installation.

Brgs Chad
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-20-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,137
Posted By Bootscooter
I replaced the Vans standard cooler with the...

I replaced the Vans standard cooler with the SW8406R as 100% of feedback says that this cooler runs 30 deg C cooler. It is still a seven row cooler and Bart says that the engine requires a nine row,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-29-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,137
Posted By Bootscooter
Oil Cooler Standoff

Hi All,

To Help out oil temps on my IO-375 I wish to install a standoff between no 4 cylinder aft baffle and the cooler.

From those that have been there befo does anyone have any pics or ideas of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By Bootscooter
Sikaflex question

G'day All

Just Sikaflexed slider canopy today, not having done it before was quite stressful but so far so good.

This may seem an obvious question but now for the cosmetic touch up over the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-09-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,281
Posted By Bootscooter
I have just received this GPS and would like to...

I have just received this GPS and would like to install it into the panel with the Air Gizmos dock, does anyone have any idea when it will be released, wondering if I should just install without the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 867
Posted By Bootscooter
F-760 Flap Acuator Cover

Hi All,

I am missing something here, The flap actuator channel is not as wide as the tunnel in the seat pans, therefore will not attach to both the channel and the f-742 seat pans. The cover holes...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-17-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,645
Posted By Bootscooter
QB Blogs

Hi All,

Just wondering if anyone happens to recommend a builders blog that are specific to the QB Fuse and Wings?

The Journey is about to begin
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