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Forum: RV-14 06-21-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,330
Posted By control
Congrats!!! BTW, in Sweden we are allowed to...

Congrats!!!

BTW, in Sweden we are allowed to copy others noise test data if the configuration is basically the same (Same aircraft, engine and prop) So if anyone have or will do an EASA noise test...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By control
Not for practical use but I think I remember that...

Not for practical use but I think I remember that for an AC, the definition of stall is when an increase in AOA produces less lift... that is probably a knot or two faster than when the nose actually...
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,317
Posted By control
The RV10 quadrant fits the RV14 with only minor...

The RV10 quadrant fits the RV14 with only minor adjustments. The F-14106 Wiring Channel will be in the way if you build without modification.

I choose to keep the Wiring channel in its original...
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,317
Posted By control
Thanx MED, The measurments from Tim is a great...

Thanx MED, The measurments from Tim is a great baseline apart from one cable that he routes thru a new hole in the FW.

I have a plastic line that is about as flexible a these kind of cables I will...
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,317
Posted By control
Thanx again for your great site, it has been very...

Thanx again for your great site, it has been very valuable for my build!

So for example the 59.6 below are the lenght between the actual tips of the cable, that should actually be all that I need to...
Forum: RV-14 06-11-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,317
Posted By control
Found this thread so why not post my follow up...

Found this thread so why not post my follow up question here since it is perfectly on topic ;) But first, I recently visited Tims blog in search for more information about control cable length and...
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By control
Not sure, When I did my canopy I had my fuselage...

Not sure,

When I did my canopy I had my fuselage on a really low table, about 30 cm above the floor. After mounting the gear and wheels I had to take my RV outside to open and remove the canopy....
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By control
Sneaked away into the shop before dinner :) The...

Sneaked away into the shop before dinner :)

The cowling reaches about 171cm above ground and the spinner, front of the FW and even the roll over structure not that much lower...
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By control
I think it is 1.81m with the tail on, I will...

I think it is 1.81m with the tail on, I will check fuselage only, later tonight. (Do note that you will need a lot more for operating the canopy)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-04-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By control
Not that I know of but since the 625 has a native...

Not that I know of but since the 625 has a native touch interface, I find the PC GTN simulator much more valuable than for instance the G1000 simulator.
Forum: RV-14 06-04-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By control
In addition I suggest one cheap set of #30 and...

In addition I suggest one cheap set of #30 and #40 , that you can grind down where/when needed.
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,525
Posted By control
Cool! I estimate that I am about 3 months in...

Cool!

I estimate that I am about 3 months in trail :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-01-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By control
I think there was a Cozy built in Israel that...

I think there was a Cozy built in Israel that flew via mainland-Europe, Island, Greenland, Canada ..... all the way to Oshkosh many years ago.

Have fun building!
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By control
You might want to buy cables for...

You might want to buy cables for throttle/prop/mixture that can handle high temps better or as in my case, other cable lenght for using the RV10 throttle quadrant.

Not deletions but I found myself...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By control
Knew it was smart to ask first ;) thanx to the...

Knew it was smart to ask first ;) thanx to the both of you!
Forum: RV-14 05-30-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By control
48 Exhaust, RTV on heat muffs?

Hi,

The heat muff ends have a good fit but there are still several small holes for air to enter/exit. Is it a good idea to put high temp RTV here or will that affect the exhaust pipe in a negative...
Forum: RV-14 05-29-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By control
I have not flown yet but this is what the manual...

I have not flown yet but this is what the manual states:

"Note 2: Unlike a magneto, your E-MAG will generate a tack signal even when
it is disabled by the p-lead ignition switch, so you won’t loose...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-29-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By control
MGL Avionics ECB

Hi,

Anyone used these in an RV? they sound great to me but I would like to hear about some real life implementation examples before daring to jump on the train :o
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-27-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,889
Posted By control
Simply amazing! :D

Simply amazing! :D
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-26-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,247
Posted By control
I will be seeing the Pipistrel alpha electro, up...

I will be seeing the Pipistrel alpha electro, up close on June 2nd. If I am lucky I might even get the opportunity for a short flight with it. There will be a seminar with both Pipistrel and the...
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By control
I was lucky....

I was lucky....
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,721
Posted By control
I will try to reclaim some RV14 panel estate by...

I will try to reclaim some RV14 panel estate by planning for a G5 on one side of the handle and lightning controls dials on the other.
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By control
a bright light inside the spinner and nighttime,...

a bright light inside the spinner and nighttime, made it possible to mark the holes.

Some pictures from my session:
https://magnusrv.blogspot.se/2018/04/lots-of-tinkering.html
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By control
The emag needs manifold pressure (it runs without...

The emag needs manifold pressure (it runs without but in a "limp home" mode). Small task, just a T from your map sensor.

Agree about the timing but still it is something new to learn and you cant...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,165
Posted By control
I got mine from Vans and chose one standard mag...

I got mine from Vans and chose one standard mag and one emag.

Downside of emag:
- Need a map sensor line
- New way of setting the timing
- Not self sustainable if RPM below around 900

Upside of...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By control
I spent 272.8 hours on the tail kit. Being an...

I spent 272.8 hours on the tail kit. Being an inexperienced first time builder. I could probably cut that in half if I were to redo it. :rolleyes:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By control
Thanx and wilco. :) It is time to get into...

Thanx and wilco. :)

It is time to get into another mindset now that it is time to start the wiring and paperwork. As a 14 builder one has been a little bit spoiled, there have not been any real need...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By control
Make sure you have your insurance covered. I am...

Make sure you have your insurance covered. I am not allowed to start my engine on my "build" insurance, I have to switch to "flight" insurance before first engine start.

As others have said, keep...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,178
Posted By control
Impressive repair!

Impressive repair!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By control
:) Undecided about transponder, I only need mode...

:)

Undecided about transponder, I only need mode S for now but thinking about going ADS-B anyway from start.

Most likely going with an ICOM220 for com as Garmin does not have a competitive TSO/ETSO...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By control
It is a 625, not a 35 or 50... :)

It is a 625, not a 35 or 50... :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By control
G3X & GTN625 whats needed for a power on

Hi,

Sitting with some really cool (and expensive) toys in front of me. :)
It is a G3X touch (GDU470) and a GTN625. :D

I would like to register my products on flygarmin.com, to do that you need your...
Forum: Safety 05-21-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,763
Posted By control
Clearly listed as a thing to do in the RV14...

Clearly listed as a thing to do in the RV14 manual but I decided to do it in advance after seeing this tread :eek:
Forum: RV-14 05-21-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By control
Perfect, exactly the answer I was looking for,...

Perfect, exactly the answer I was looking for, thanx!
:D

btw Christer, the 470 and 625 I ordered from you have now arrived in Sweden after the short stop in Houston TX :)
Forum: RV-14 05-21-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By control
G3X-GEA24-eMag from Lycoming/Vans

Hi,

So any experiences from using the tach signal from the emag directly to the GEA24, works good?, without or with a resistor and if so, value?

(Getting my GDU470 this afternoon and will order a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By control
Prop less efficient at higher RPM or more...

Prop less efficient at higher RPM or more likely:

Not leaned for best power, if you are running with full rich you might be way to rich for getting anywhere near 100% power at higher alt
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,328
Posted By control
This might be considered cheating ;) but do take...

This might be considered cheating ;) but do take a look at the support section for RV14 and take hints from those instructions:

http://www.vansaircraft.com/public/service-rv14.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,963
Posted By control
Well done! (I do surprisingly lots of drilling...

Well done!

(I do surprisingly lots of drilling with a small cordless screwdriver)
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,945
Posted By control
I think the problem often is that there are one...

I think the problem often is that there are one or a few rotten eggs in most delivery companies and when they see several $ signs on them and/or "aviation parts" or something similar they get jealous...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,192
Posted By control
I love it! Great for precision approaches,...

I love it!

Great for precision approaches, placing and keeping that flight path marker on the end of the runway is so much easier than keeping traditional needles centered, you instantly get the...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By control
:D I nominate that as the best answer so far in...

:D I nominate that as the best answer so far in 2018 :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,963
Posted By control
That one should be fully possible to drill out...

That one should be fully possible to drill out without creating more damage.

First, use a good center punch, then a much smaller drill all the way through, then a slightly larger drill and so on...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By control
Increased MTOW ;)

I will apply for my registration today (Europe/Sweden). Since I have to specify a MTOW in kilograms, I will round 2050 to the closest kg: 930

This means that my MTOW will be 2050.299 lbs Anyone...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 43,457
Posted By control
I had to much pressure on my rivet gun in the...

I had to much pressure on my rivet gun in the beginning and even tough the light in your pictures probably exaggerate the effect, it looks like you are also having the same "problem".

Have a...
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By control
Another vote for nr.3 Just the work on the gear...

Another vote for nr.3

Just the work on the gear leg fairings alone is in my view motivation enough for mounting the gear at home.
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By control
Between the wheel fairing attachments (but...

Between the wheel fairing attachments (but without the wheel pants) I measured 244 cm that is just over 96 inches.
Forum: RV-14 05-12-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,226
Posted By control
What I hated about doing the tanks was the time...

What I hated about doing the tanks was the time pressure, the need to accept a not so good rivet and just get on with completing the session.

If I build a new plane, building the tanks will be the...
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By control
No hurry to buy the stuff you list, you have lots...

No hurry to buy the stuff you list, you have lots to do before it is time to rivet the bottom skins on the wings. Even after completing the empennage kit, you have easy access until you have it join...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By control
And make sure your relatives have an honest idea...

And make sure your relatives have an honest idea of the value, I have seen several airplanes (not experimentals) that lost all value by standing still on the apron for years because the widows would...
Forum: RV-14 04-26-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,324
Posted By control
A muffler and then 3-blade to get the diameter...

A muffler and then 3-blade to get the diameter down.

If you have plenty of runway and feel comfortable with trading safety with neighbor relations: mark where you get 2500rpm and do take offs with...
Forum: GPS 04-24-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,568
Posted By control
Fantastic! I usually have 4G connection as long...

Fantastic! I usually have 4G connection as long as I stay below 3-4000 feet agl when flying in Sweden so I might even get useful in-flight weather with this!

(BTW, just hours ago, Stein got an order...
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By control
I say do nothing until you know what you want...

I say do nothing until you know what you want there.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,300
Posted By control
Control Wheel Stearing. One implementation is...

Control Wheel Stearing.

One implementation is that it can be used for AP engage/disengage with a short push and if holding it in you temporary disable the AP and it automatically goes back on when...
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,163
Posted By control
I think these are the ones and you can see what...

I think these are the ones and you can see what bucking bar I used:
https://magnusrv.blogspot.se/2014/10/went-great-using-normal-riveting.html
(This was before I had gotten my tungsten bucking bar)
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By control
The screen on the two "pro" models are way better...

The screen on the two "pro" models are way better in sunshine than the normal version and the mini being somewhat better than the normal.

I will have a mini but it is more other use cases that makes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By control
If there is enough money, a quickbuild RV9/A...

If there is enough money, a quickbuild RV9/A sounds like a way to have everything I interpret that you want. :)
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 43,457
Posted By control
The top cowl was mounted/unmounted about 40 times...

The top cowl was mounted/unmounted about 40 times before I was happy with the fit and had the correct spinner space. I was a bit lucky with the bottom cowl, it only had to go on/off 7-8 times.

The...
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 43,457
Posted By control
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-OLq43zfBz_8/WtOuFcfHO_I...

https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-OLq43zfBz_8/WtOuFcfHO_I/AAAAAAAANdI/0HJxFPmEtW8dLQ7qv0hK2wos76N_G9kCQCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_0242%255B1%255D.JPG
Hope it stays this good when the hinges are in place
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,354
Posted By control
I think the RV10 is very important for Vans and...

I think the RV10 is very important for Vans and therefore I think it is a prime candidate for some sort of refinement/improvement.

Probably nothing that will have a significant impact on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By control
No need to buy a USB stick for just section...

No need to buy a USB stick for just section 5:
http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/revisions/RV-ALL_05.pdf
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,946
Posted By control
Not there yet but soon. Is not the contact from...

Not there yet but soon. Is not the contact from the harness supposed to be connected at the stick base with another connector that goes up to the handle?
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By control
http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/letters/RV-14_Cont...

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/letters/RV-14_Control_Deflections_Letter.pdf

:)
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