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Forum: RV-7/7A 03-03-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,461
Posted By zlinman
This is the biggest problem for competition style...

This is the biggest problem for competition style acro in a RV6,7. I flew a 6 for 2 years in competition and had trouble with this problem. First, stock attaches are not good enough for a ratchet....
Forum: ADS-B 01-05-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 194,454
Posted By zlinman
Called the Feds

I don't know if anyone noticed the contact info for the FAA in Fortworth listed at the bottom of Navworx letter. I decided to shoot them an email. 5 min. Later they replied and invited me to call and...
Forum: COMM 12-05-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,719
Posted By zlinman
Just tried my 600 exp with the 5.3.1. Weather...

Just tried my 600 exp with the 5.3.1. Weather works great on my AF4500. Don't know about traffic, as the weather was too crappy for anyone else to fly. Maybe tomorrow.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,914
Posted By zlinman
This whole thing is very depressing. after...

This whole thing is very depressing. after finally receiving my exp, I have no information on this install where to get the "console".There is nothing on their website. now it sounds like it may not...
Forum: COMM 11-12-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,719
Posted By zlinman
600exp

Received a tracking number today after an email asking if this was a scam. I ordered at Oshkosh. They said I number 118. Fingers crossed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 33,652
Posted By zlinman
Sent an email to navworxs today asking if this...

Sent an email to navworxs today asking if this whole thing is a scam. I've been waiting since Oshkosh. They replied and said that it was not a scam and that my 600exp was on its way. Funny...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,333
Posted By zlinman
Navworxs

I just talked to the company looking for the exp-600 that I paid for in July . They have admitted that they are not even production. They hope to start up in mid Oct. that means with there back log,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-23-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,152
Posted By zlinman
Rob, your engine has oil squirters internally....

Rob, your engine has oil squirters internally. This is why your oil is hot and your cylinders are OK. Your cooler is way to small. Use the cooler that is sold for the Rv10 with a 4 in. scat hose. It...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-16-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,921
Posted By zlinman
Your master cylinders are not releasing. Check at...

Your master cylinders are not releasing. Check at the pedals. They must be very loose or they will bind. It is the last 1/16 in of travel that releases pressure. Very common problem. Terry
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,389
Posted By zlinman
Bottom line is that no one has ever jumped from a...

Bottom line is that no one has ever jumped from a 6or 7 that I know of. I know from experience that it is alot harder to make a decision to jump than you think. Even with a chute, without actual jump...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-04-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,598
Posted By zlinman
Make sure your exhaust isnt touching the cowl....

Make sure your exhaust isnt touching the cowl. Ive had my hangars slip and it feels like something is coming apart. Just a thought. Terry
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-18-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,403
Posted By zlinman
Forget oil consumption. The tell tail is the...

Forget oil consumption. The tell tail is the lower spark plugs. I break engines in all the time and have found over the years that running 75% or higher until the lower plugs are completely dry is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-11-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,403
Posted By zlinman
A bunch of years ago we were flying competition...

A bunch of years ago we were flying competition in a 6 and 4. We decided we needed more roll rate, so we designed new bell cranks that would give us more down aileron. As I recall our deflections...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 603,538
Posted By zlinman
Another finished 7

After years of helping other with their RV projects, it is my turn. Here is my RV7.It's been flying for about 8weeks with an Aero Sport IO-375 and a BA prop. Fantastic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By zlinman
Grove brakes

I just opened my finish kit of my RV7 and looked at the Matco brakes. Maybe it is just me, but these things look like they were made out of spare parts from the hardware store. Sent them back to Vans...
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