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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-13-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By rjtjrt
I'll take the Garmin GDL-39R ADSB Receiver.

I'll take the Garmin GDL-39R ADSB Receiver.
Forum: ADS-B 11-26-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By rjtjrt
The missing GPS module arrived today - thanks. I...

The missing GPS module arrived today - thanks.
I have fitted it to the Flightbox in place of first GPS module and it now works well. So not a software issue but was a hardware fix.
Forum: ADS-B 11-16-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By rjtjrt
Internal GPS module was missing. I ordered and...

Internal GPS module was missing. I ordered and paid for 2, only one arrived. You were contacted to get second sent and agreed to but none arrived. Since then no reply to my repeated emails asking for...
Forum: Tools 11-15-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By rjtjrt
I just looked at the Permagrit site. Can't see...

I just looked at the Permagrit site. Can't see the 100 degree stone.
Could you post the part number or a hoto of the 100 Ddegree stone you used?
Forum: ADS-B 11-09-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By rjtjrt
Be careful with Flightbox vendor. He does not...

Be careful with Flightbox vendor. He does not always send what has been paid for, and then ignores emails asking for refund or for him to send the item.
The backup from this vendor when you have...
Forum: RV-12 11-08-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,068
Posted By rjtjrt
Rich Any tips on how you did this whilst...

Rich
Any tips on how you did this whilst protecting the threads?
John
Forum: RV-12 11-08-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By rjtjrt
Resale value would be a consideration for me.

Resale value would be a consideration for me.
Forum: GPS 10-29-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
What is "graphical Flight Plan editing"? How does...

What is "graphical Flight Plan editing"? How does it work?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-04-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,884
Posted By rjtjrt
Kyle PM sent John

Kyle
PM sent
John
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,237
Posted By rjtjrt
I received this from Van's Aircraft in response...

I received this from Van's Aircraft in response to my question:

"I have no reasons to tell you not to install a second flow transducer. We opted to only use one as it proved accurate enough for our...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-28-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,884
Posted By rjtjrt
Kyle I have been considering this on an RV-12. Is...

Kyle
I have been considering this on an RV-12.
Is that for an iPad mini or full size iPad.
Also is it one suction cup, or one of the 2 or 3 suction cup RAM mounts?
Is it a short or long arm between...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By rjtjrt
Evan You and your RV-8 were destined for each...

Evan

You and your RV-8 were destined for each other.
Great write up.
Have fun.

John
Forum: RV-12 09-23-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By rjtjrt
Tom I just went to your web site to look for the...

Tom
I just went to your web site to look for the Rotax hose retrofit/replacement package and could not find it.
I will be replacing Rotax hoses in a couple of years and will hopefully remember your...
Forum: RV-12 09-10-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By rjtjrt
Ric. I got 107829 after a 1 hour cross country...

Ric.
I got 107829 after a 1 hour cross country flight.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1069069&postcount=1

A more recent discussion...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,237
Posted By rjtjrt
Is there any reason not to install a second red...

Is there any reason not to install a second red cube (on the return line) so completely accurate fuel calculations in all conditions can be seen?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,958
Posted By rjtjrt
Scott Thanks for posting about the project. It is...

Scott
Thanks for posting about the project. It is great to see the innovative uses of 3D printers. Really appreciate your efforts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,958
Posted By rjtjrt
I'm not gonna bite! Scott, have a nice day.

I'm not gonna bite!
Scott, have a nice day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,958
Posted By rjtjrt
This is intriguing and 3D printers are...

This is intriguing and 3D printers are fascinating.

It strikes me if you are going to rely on AoA indicator, especially during critical phases of flight, it has to be totally reliable/fail safe.
You...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-23-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By rjtjrt
Alain. Beautiful video. Love the effortless...

Alain.
Beautiful video. Love the effortless progress from one manoeveure to next. I am accustomed to lesser performance non RV aircraft for aerobatics.
Superb scenery, and the music is great.
Did you...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-23-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By rjtjrt
Traffic/ATC are amazing, as you say. I agree it...

Traffic/ATC are amazing, as you say.
I agree it is a personal thing t experience - I still have an indelible memory of the two I have experienced, now over 40 and 50 years ago.
Thanks for the video.
Forum: GPS 08-17-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
Steve. Reassuring to know you are working on...

Steve.
Reassuring to know you are working on this.
Recently Australia's Airservices have released their maps/charts online free.

Does this allow Garmin to look into providing charts/maps for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,009
Posted By rjtjrt
I'd be prepared to wager a fair amount you can...

I'd be prepared to wager a fair amount you can (and will) build a 14.
Like everyone you will enlist help at times but nothing seems beyond your ability.
Hope you have a builders blog so we can follow...
Forum: RV-12 08-04-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,371
Posted By rjtjrt
I'm not sure why this thread has taken the...

I'm not sure why this thread has taken the direction it has.

AlanTN
I can not see anywhere in your posts that would indicate an RV-12 in either form (ULS or iS) is not for you.
I also have been...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-24-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By rjtjrt
I think it will.

I think it will.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,252
Posted By rjtjrt
Vlad Insurance is voluntary here. Can be 3rd...

Vlad
Insurance is voluntary here. Can be 3rd party only, or that plus hull insurance.
Given the unusual circumstances of your insurance (limited time needed) maybe get a couple of insurance brokers...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-23-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By rjtjrt
https://youtu.be/0_lX9ooglKg Don't know how to...

https://youtu.be/0_lX9ooglKg

Don't know how to make the YouTube link appear as a video that can be played directly on VAF.
Forum: RV-12 07-22-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,942
Posted By rjtjrt
I note switches for Fuel Pump 1 and Fuel Pump...

I note switches for Fuel Pump 1 and Fuel Pump 2.
Does this mean fuel pump now turned off after take off?
Does this mean that the red cube measurement will now more accurately reflect fuel used, as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,865
Posted By rjtjrt
Is the alternator output of Rotax 912iS same as...

Is the alternator output of Rotax 912iS same as 912ULS?
Forum: RV-12 07-17-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By rjtjrt
Thanks Julian, much appreciated. John

Thanks Julian, much appreciated.
John
Forum: RV-12 07-15-2017, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By rjtjrt
And me as well,...

And me as well, Julian!
Thanks
John

rjtjrt@hotmail.com
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-12-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 89,044
Posted By rjtjrt
Great trip and write-up. Love that you caught up...

Great trip and write-up. Love that you caught up with Sergey.
The remote parts of Siberia look fantastic.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-08-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,637
Posted By rjtjrt
Vince Has your Canopy breaker been tested? Or has...

Vince
Has your Canopy breaker been tested?
Or has it been used in a real life situation?
I have a Russian copy of USAF or is it USN Canopy knife, but would be interested in a small item such as yours...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-24-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By rjtjrt
Rick Good video. Looking forward to the next...

Rick
Good video. Looking forward to the next instalment.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-14-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 56,049
Posted By rjtjrt
Re Australian equivalent of "Sectionals" being...

Re Australian equivalent of "Sectionals" being available on G3X Touch.

Airservices Australia (Government Publisher) have just released free online charts for first...
Forum: GPS 06-13-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
Not in Australia. Appreciate the prompt reply.

Not in Australia.
Appreciate the prompt reply.
Forum: GPS 06-13-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
Can I use the Aera 660 Bluetooth to link to a...

Can I use the Aera 660 Bluetooth to link to a Zaon XRX using their Zaon XRX Bluelink Bluetooth Module, to get traffic from Zaon displayed on Aera 660?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-12-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,388
Posted By rjtjrt
Brightness said to be improved on 10.5. I have...

Brightness said to be improved on 10.5.
I have just looked at reviews and it seems the iPad Pro 9.7 is 500nits (Apple figure), vs the 10.5 said to be 600nits (Apple figure).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,922
Posted By rjtjrt
I have often wondered why someone has not added a...

I have often wondered why someone has not added a slip on/glue on bottom to a fire extinguisher with a tough pointed end to make fire extinguisher into a canopy breaker as well.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-25-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 56,049
Posted By rjtjrt
Australian sectional maps (VTC, VNC).

Australian sectional maps (VTC, VNC).
Forum: RV-12 04-29-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,205
Posted By rjtjrt
Pictures would be interesting.

Pictures would be interesting.
Forum: Reviews 04-26-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By rjtjrt
I can't comment on inReach. I have been...

I can't comment on inReach.
I have been considering going from SPOT to Spidertracks.

http://www.spidertracks.com

There are some good reports on it from people I know, who do a lot of ag flying, and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,495
Posted By rjtjrt
Congratulations Doug. The tone of the site is a...

Congratulations Doug.
The tone of the site is a tribute to your leadership.
I am always impressed at how polite and respectful the site is.
Sort of epitomises the old saying if you don't have...
Forum: GPS 04-01-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
I have just bought a 660 and tried it on USB...

I have just bought a 660 and tried it on USB powerbank with no problems. Stayed at 100% brightness.
As Steve said, on a computer supplies usb power it does dim to 70%, but on a USB Powerbank stayed...
Forum: GPS 03-30-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
Again, many thanks Steve. John

Again, many thanks Steve.
John
Forum: RV-12 03-30-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,211
Posted By rjtjrt
Vapour Lock on takeoff can be deadly. I seem to...

Vapour Lock on takeoff can be deadly.
I seem to remember Vapour Lock on takeoff killed 2 people here in Melbourne, Australia about late 1970's in a certified aircraft (a Victa Airtourer, powered by a...
Forum: GPS 03-29-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
In aera 660, if I power it by a usb power bank. I...

In aera 660, if I power it by a usb power bank.
I have read a user review that says "Cons: Will dim to max 70% brightness when running of a power bank, yet 100% brightness off a wall charger or...
Forum: GPS 03-25-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
Steve Thanks for the prompt reply - much...

Steve
Thanks for the prompt reply - much appreciated.
Forum: GPS 03-25-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 168,169
Posted By rjtjrt
Can the Aera 660 be charged at home with a mains...

Can the Aera 660 be charged at home with a mains power charger?
I have an earlier aera 500 and find that it can only charge battery at home if I use a mains to 12 volt power supply and connect that...
Forum: Safety 03-18-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,830
Posted By rjtjrt
Article in Aviation Week &...

Article in Aviation Week & Space

http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/seeing-not-believing-incident-shows-limitations-synthetic-vision-systems

I can't access it, so post it here in case it...
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,412
Posted By rjtjrt
Just had annual on RV-12 Total 101.5. Left...

Just had annual on RV-12
Total 101.5.
Left spring broken.
Replaced with McFarlane 6822 springs, as only ones we had available here.

John
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,337
Posted By rjtjrt
Just put a pair of McFarlane 6822 springs on to...

Just put a pair of McFarlane 6822 springs on to replace broken left spring.

I hope the MacFarlane 6822 springs are the current recommended springs to lessen risk of springs breaking.
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,337
Posted By rjtjrt
RV-12 Throttle Return Spring (Vernier Throttle)

I have a Van's supplied Vernier Throttle.
I am not able to find a part number in Van's web site for the now recommended spring.
I realise Van's had some issues with broken springs, and were deciding...
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,205
Posted By rjtjrt
Thanks Dave, much appreciated. John

Thanks Dave, much appreciated.

John
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,205
Posted By rjtjrt
Can some kind soul point me to the section and...

Can some kind soul point me to the section and page in the Kit Assembly Instructions that will show my mechanic where the F-1206F Bearing bracket is located on the RV-12?

We have a kit built...
Forum: Safety 02-09-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,830
Posted By rjtjrt
Synthetic Vision Failure Incident - Safety Report

http://www.atsb.gov.au/media/5772247/ao-2016-064-final.pdf

This is a report from Australian Safety Bureau, relating to synthetic vision misleading indication on take-off.

Whilst this is due to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By rjtjrt
Robert. Thanks - feeling a bit unloved...

Robert.
Thanks - feeling a bit unloved recently!
Much appreciated.

John
Forum: RV-12 02-03-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,721
Posted By rjtjrt
Kudos to Don for being so open with his missing...

Kudos to Don for being so open with his missing rivets, for the benefit of all.
Respect.
Forum: RV-12 02-02-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,301
Posted By rjtjrt
Thanks to Van's and staff for doing this. Is...

Thanks to Van's and staff for doing this.
Is there any known effect of water if fly through rain on AoA displayed accuracy or reliability?
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-17-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,692
Posted By rjtjrt
Great write up. Great cause - such beautiful dogs...

Great write up.
Great cause - such beautiful dogs that have so much love to give, and receive.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-13-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,775
Posted By rjtjrt
Great kid. He will be so looking up to his uncle.

Great kid. He will be so looking up to his uncle.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-23-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 56,049
Posted By rjtjrt
Ability to display Australian WAC, VNC, VTC (Aus...

Ability to display Australian WAC, VNC, VTC (Aus equivalent to Sectional) on G3X.
Forum: RV-12 12-08-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,110
Posted By rjtjrt
It is quite handy to have a portable GPS that you...

It is quite handy to have a portable GPS that you can put a flght plan into at home or hotel before getting to aircraft.
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