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Forum: RV-14 05-07-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Logan
I think the plans have you jack up the plane a...

I think the plans have you jack up the plane a few steps/pages before this. I don't have them in front of me so not sure exactly where, but a lot of the steps for the leg and intersection fairings...
Forum: Texas (South) 04-19-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Logan
Philip, thanks for the persistence in setting...

Philip, thanks for the persistence in setting these up! I plan to be there this Saturday.

Logan
Forum: RV-14 02-28-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By Logan
I had same thing first time I closed the canopy...

I had same thing first time I closed the canopy after placing that seal. I tried tucking it in as I was closing the canopy, had a friend with a plastic squeegee-type thing push it an as we closed...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By Logan
Thanks, Craig. I am toying with the idea of...

Thanks, Craig. I am toying with the idea of sealing as well. I noticed the same gap. Trying to think of something easy and not too visible! Silicone after the install is a good idea.
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,703
Posted By Logan
Yep, you do. One came in my QB wing kit.

Yep, you do. One came in my QB wing kit.
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,227
Posted By Logan
Air vents, if you upgrade to the aluminum from...

Air vents, if you upgrade to the aluminum from Van's or elsehwere
Sticks, if you go with Tosten grip upgrade from Van's, which inclue the sticks (and are pre-wired!)
Seat parts, if you are going...
Forum: RV-14 10-13-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By Logan
Don, yeah, we had to do about the same amount.

Don, yeah, we had to do about the same amount.
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By Logan
Jason, look at this thread...

Jason, look at this thread (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1082904). I think it addresses your question.
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 09-21-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Logan
And the names for those check points are the...

And the names for those check points are the underlined words. Springfield, for example, in the chart image above.
Forum: RV-14 09-20-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By Logan
Sealant between rear window and roll bar needed?

Is there any need for sealant between the rear window and the roll bar?

I see the plans call for ProSeal between the window and the skins. Wondering if there is need on the roll bar, too. It looks...
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Logan
Hi, Carl. I believe the stick boot plans are in...

Hi, Carl. I believe the stick boot plans are in Section 42. You can find a copy of that section on Van's site: http://vansaircraft.com/public/service-rv14.htm. If you don't see it, PM my your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Logan
State resources

You might also consider some state aeronautical charts. I know Texas (http://www.dot.state.tx.us/apps-cg/registration-forms/AVN/aeronautical-chart-form.htm)will a happily send you one (or more) if...
Forum: RV-14 06-22-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,701
Posted By Logan
Don't worry about the cuts on the bottom. It was...

Don't worry about the cuts on the bottom. It was surprisingly easy. I made sure to cut a bit short (or long, depending on your viewpoint) and filed down to match the cutout in the mated skin. Easy to...
Forum: RV-14 06-21-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,701
Posted By Logan
My -14A QB fuse seemed to have been built for...

My -14A QB fuse seemed to have been built for either type of gear. Some steps were left undone when the choice was one or the other. I don't recall having to undo any work... only go back and do...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-13-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By Logan
Hello, John. There is an active EAA chapter (302)...

Hello, John. There is an active EAA chapter (302) (http://302.eaachapter.org/) in Conroe at KCXO. That would be a good place to find anyone based at Hooks with an RV. There are also many RVs in...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By Logan
Thanks, Bob, Vic. And sorry for thread drift...

Thanks, Bob, Vic.

And sorry for thread drift...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By Logan
Vic, if you don't mind, can you elaborate on...

Vic, if you don't mind, can you elaborate on this? I've had a couple of Tech Counselor visits. The only documentation I have of them is a note in my build log, written by me. Should I be asking for...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,367
Posted By Logan
I also had to sand down the rod ends slightly by...

I also had to sand down the rod ends slightly by chucking in a drill. It didn't take much to get a proper fit.
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,326
Posted By Logan
Any models available?

Hi. Has anyone completed and shared any 3D models for the -14? I'd like to get a copy, as I tried to build one and found it way over my head! Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,023
Posted By Logan
The revision 0 plans look to have a bit of a...

The revision 0 plans look to have a bit of a layout issue. The 7/32" measurement mentioned by Ron appears to be correct. If you look above the words for Step 2, you'll see a 7/32" measurement call...
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,671
Posted By Logan
Got one in my kit

I got the part in my QB wing kit, delivered a few weeks ago. Looks like they are now including them in kits.

JDA_BTR, a n00b question for you: Should I expect to use this jig in future regularly or...
Forum: RV-14 02-28-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,981
Posted By Logan
Another in the back riveting camp

We also took the back riveting approach. Quite easy to set the rivets well and quickly. Did crawl into the tailcone, using some wood blocks on the skin (against floor) to stay off of the j-channel...
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,497
Posted By Logan
We used flush head rivets as called out....

We used flush head rivets as called out. Countersinking did require that we used a bare countersink cutter, i.e. no cage. Had to be careful not to cut too deep, but worked well.

The countersink for...
Forum: RV-14 01-27-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,317
Posted By Logan
I'm a newbie, but...

Jeff, I think the pro seal globs were for rudders of a different design, where the trailing edge was a bent skin. The -14 has a wedge of aluminum there, which I believe changes things. The trailing...
Forum: RV-14 01-20-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,078
Posted By Logan
Van's respones

Hi, all,

After seeing this thread, and having just completed the empennage kit for a -14A, I asked Van's. Their response was:



So, looks like we can go ahead and balance them.

Regards,
Logan
Forum: Texas (South) 12-30-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By Logan
Welcome to Texas, Bruno. I'm building an RV-14A...

Welcome to Texas, Bruno. I'm building an RV-14A with some friends on the north side of town. And I, too, am part of the great 302 chapter of EAA at Conroe. It would be good to get together to compare...
Forum: RV-14 11-16-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,917
Posted By Logan
Many thanks, Pete!

Pete, thanks for compiling the useful posts here into a very useful format on the plans. And maintaining it! It has been a huge help to me in my build.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By Logan
I went to visit this spring, as I was out...

I went to visit this spring, as I was out visiting family in California. My reasoning was the same as yours: I'm close, will take advantage to stop in.

I visited on a Friday, which I now know is one...
Forum: RV-14 09-03-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 74,663
Posted By Logan
Hello, all, I've received the tail kit for...

Hello, all,

I've received the tail kit for RV-14A, number 140318. My building partner and I have gotten through the vertical stab and are on the rudder.

Can't thank the community and Doug enough...
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