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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-06-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,157
Posted By RV10inOz
I hate to break more bad news to you, but ALL of...

I hate to break more bad news to you, but ALL of the usable HP (usable by the prop/you) is all created on the way down. The way up is sucking power from other previous events.

Ross, Dan and a few...
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By RV10inOz
DO NOT do anything to raise the CHT's, the old...

DO NOT do anything to raise the CHT's, the old Bonanza "winter kit" baffles were the cause of much trouble. Leave the baffles alone. Your engine will be warm enough.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-31-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By RV10inOz
Thanks very much. :)

Thanks very much. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-29-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,670
Posted By RV10inOz
Another reason NOT to richen the mixture on...

Another reason NOT to richen the mixture on descent. It makes the carby colder.

Some people did not believe this, so I borrowed a mates RV7 and tested the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-29-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By RV10inOz
Anyone have a VP-200 manual?

I am looking for a VP-200 manual so I can assist someone with a change to VP-X.

If you can email it to me that would be much appreciated. davidbrown 'at' advancedpilot.com

:)
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,812
Posted By RV10inOz
The volumetric efficiency changes...

The volumetric efficiency changes slightly.......much smarter folk like George Braly could give you specifics, but go try this for yourself. Find peak from the rich side at top of climb, get...
Forum: RV-10 10-21-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,812
Posted By RV10inOz
First things first. Did you use the lena find...

First things first. Did you use the lena find function to work out you were 43-63dFLOP? If so you were actually much leaner than that. Long story but basically, probes, algorithms and the fact when...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,174
Posted By RV10inOz
FlyLeds are the ducks nuts. :D

FlyLeds are the ducks nuts.

:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,377
Posted By RV10inOz
Just a slip of the keyboard.......... when G100UL...

Just a slip of the keyboard.......... when G100UL gets out there (soon) it will perform like the old purple gas and I have seen the test reports from Dixie Labs.

Lots of good things..........but...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-05-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By RV10inOz
I will concede there is a small increase in the...

I will concede there is a small increase in the work required for the compression stroke, but run appropriately LOP generating the same BMEP at an altitude (MAP) only (say 1000') lower is still...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-05-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By RV10inOz
And when LOP you will get more MPG :)

And when LOP you will get more MPG :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,377
Posted By RV10inOz
Shell developed a really cool new paint stripper....

Shell developed a really cool new paint stripper. SWIFT won't start in Winter or if you brew it synthetically the components cost north of $12/gal before you get started. And it didn't work (not when...
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,998
Posted By RV10inOz
Most RV10 owners I know have a similar experience...

Most RV10 owners I know have a similar experience to mine. Fill to seven quarts, and top up at six. Any more and it blows overboard.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,377
Posted By RV10inOz
Do not stress. The PAFI process was fatally...

Do not stress.

The PAFI process was fatally flawed right from the beginning. Recently proven.

There is a certification project almost complete and has taken time due funding and apathy of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By RV10inOz
While talking static systems check for state...

While talking static systems check for state error by doing a GPS box. No point having a 60' altimeter tolerance and a 140' error due to static error.
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By RV10inOz
WHAT BRIAN SAID x 1,000

WHAT BRIAN SAID x 1,000
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,088
Posted By RV10inOz
Flame suit on........... They can go down the...

Flame suit on...........

They can go down the back :)
Forum: GPS 08-13-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,949
Posted By RV10inOz
I have seen numerous faulty antenna's.

I have seen numerous faulty antenna's.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,482
Posted By RV10inOz
But they will know you better with THE WORKS...

But they will know you better with THE WORKS :D:D

Seriously I have been looking like you for a few years in preparation for the day.......never found anything worthwhile until now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By RV10inOz
Jesse My signature line below is founded on...

Jesse

My signature line below is founded on exactly your post! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,482
Posted By RV10inOz
Yes I did...... Not exactly an MR16 replacement,...

Yes I did......

Not exactly an MR16 replacement, but it did a magnificent job of replacing the MR16 HID's :)


Watch this through...
Forum: RV-10 08-11-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,763
Posted By RV10inOz
Scuba shops and Oxygen????? They normally do AIR...

Scuba shops and Oxygen????? They normally do AIR only.

My buddy Deakin might have a suggestion https://www.avweb.com/news/pelican/182079-1.html
Forum: RV-14 08-06-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,113
Posted By RV10inOz
Alan, I suspect, and it proved true with our...

Alan,

I suspect, and it proved true with our -10, that the master solenoid health can be an issue. Another -10 owner a bit north of us also had the same issue.

Getting the right solenoid and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-01-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By RV10inOz
Do you have an engine monitor (and you should)...

Do you have an engine monitor (and you should) and what does the data show you?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By RV10inOz
Normal deposits from TEL and Bromine...

Normal deposits from TEL and Bromine scavenging.

More important, make sure you gap them ( 0.016" - 0.018") and check their resistance, and they should be under 5000 ohms.

They may well be near end...
Forum: Alternative Engines 07-25-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,363
Posted By RV10inOz
Like I said...........Props aint props they say...

Like I said...........Props aint props they say :D

And sometimes you have to try a few. And that can be expensive :eek:
Forum: Alternative Engines 07-23-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,363
Posted By RV10inOz
Props aint props the say. We have a fellow down...

Props aint props the say.

We have a fellow down under with an extended RV8 built in Canada or Alaska (can't recall which) and it has an MT 3 blade prop with a TN IO390 I think it is.

Long story...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-23-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By RV10inOz
Robert, Let me simplify this a bit for you. The...

Robert,

Let me simplify this a bit for you. The O320 is often a great LOP performer. Provided the plugs and ignition system are in good shape and the intake gaskets along with the rubber couplings...
Forum: Alternative Engines 07-22-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,363
Posted By RV10inOz
I suspected he had an error ;) Ross do you know...

I suspected he had an error ;)

Ross do you know what CR this engine is?

He certainly seems to have it sorted now. A labor of love for sure.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-22-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,894
Posted By RV10inOz
Not sure there is any relevance with a -10 but...

Not sure there is any relevance with a -10 but hey.... :)

FL170 KTAS170 DA19230' 15.7"/2520RPM 10.7GPH and about 75-100dF ROP, and this was a few years ago, when LOP it was around 8.7-9.0 GPH (I...
Forum: Reviews 07-18-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,825
Posted By RV10inOz
Having run an industrial automation business for...

Having run an industrial automation business for 30 out of 30 years, I have seen a lot of technology, development, problems and very reliable gear too.

Dynon, overall, bang for buck is the best gear...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 01:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,596
Posted By RV10inOz
I might be the first one to do some night flying...

I might be the first one to do some night flying with the new "THE WORKS" system, so I have done a video review for everyones benefit.

It runs 12 mins so it contains photos, video and commentary....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By RV10inOz
You could have a cylinder that went LOP or close...

You could have a cylinder that went LOP or close to peak EGT, this would give you a rise in EGT, and if close to peak a decrease in CHT.

Remember CHT starts dropping after about 40dF ROP, so you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-15-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,027
Posted By RV10inOz
These will be available with a complete QUICK...

These will be available with a complete QUICK PANEL system for the foreseeable future. Hardware/cables etc all in a bundle from Dynon/AFS.

They are more expensive but are in my opinion better. The...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-15-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,894
Posted By RV10inOz
He needs the upper deck pressured due to ram air...

He needs the upper deck pressured due to ram air effect.

He is coming to see you shortly ;) (AM)

Up high with lean mixtures advance will help, you and I know that, just needs the upper deck turbo...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-14-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,894
Posted By RV10inOz
And another data point, I fly with two mags. My...

And another data point, I fly with two mags. My GAMI spread is good. A friend with the dual SDS ignition system in his RV10, flies the same speed and fuel flow. His GAMI spread is not quite as good,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By RV10inOz
Fly them 90% power LOP......they love it. Stop...

Fly them 90% power LOP......they love it.

Stop worrying about it. You built a fast plane, fly it WOTLOPSOP

Wide Open throttle, Lean Of Peak, Std operating Procedure.

If in doubt read John Deakins...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,596
Posted By RV10inOz
I have flown this new system......I have a video...

I have flown this new system......I have a video and a "Review" to post shortly.

Bottom line is these are AWESOME.

YOU WILL BE HAPPY.

:D:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By RV10inOz
A reduction in CHT and a corresponding rise of...

A reduction in CHT and a corresponding rise of 60-100dF rise in EGT is a classic sign of a failing spark plug.

Do an in-flight LOP mag check and it will tell you which one. Or replace both.

If you...
Forum: RV-12 07-08-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,817
Posted By RV10inOz
The only fuel (so far) that is completely...

The only fuel (so far) that is completely fungible with existing avgas and still conforming is G100UL.

I have a feeling it will be to market sooner than the others now that the PAFI project has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,596
Posted By RV10inOz
Paul has some HID v FlyLed photos from an RV10 we...

Paul has some HID v FlyLed photos from an RV10 we both know of ;)

He should post them :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By RV10inOz
Most likely vapour lock in the lines. Often...

Most likely vapour lock in the lines.

Often after a hot start you will need to run the boost pump.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By RV10inOz
What does this mean? Leaned how much? were you...

What does this mean? Leaned how much? were you still ROP or LOP? Is this at top of climb and what IAS are you climbing at.

Review your EMS data file to see if what you think you are seeing is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By RV10inOz
Sounds like a connector issue, either to the...

Sounds like a connector issue, either to the probe or at the instrument.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-04-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 44,459
Posted By RV10inOz
I can help you a lot in your Australia and...

I can help you a lot in your Australia and Vanuatu legs.

probably also in a few other ways if you wish to contact me. I did help Ryan campbell in a small way with his youngest solo attempt and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-29-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 39,120
Posted By RV10inOz
Update, the first one went around 1000 hrs, that...

Update, the first one went around 1000 hrs, that was a bearing failing and the rotor struck the winding. The second one, also a PP, failed at 360 hours. I have not yet disassembled it, but guess it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-29-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By RV10inOz
This post suggests the problem is on one cylinder...

This post suggests the problem is on one cylinder not all of them.

I would strongly suggest that you are seeing a cylinder that would have been ROP and when you reduce throttle, and create less MP...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-28-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,363
Posted By RV10inOz
Ross, has he verified his TAS against a GPS box...

Ross, has he verified his TAS against a GPS box test?

To compare to say another outstanding RV8 that recently finished test flying here in SEQ, it does 180-182KTAS flat out, and in a cruise config,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By RV10inOz
And do not do this "first run" until you are sure...

And do not do this "first run" until you are sure you are within a couple of weeks at most of the first flight. I say couple of days. It ran at the factory so it will run again. Not much need to run...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-18-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 39,120
Posted By RV10inOz
830 hours....I will check my logs today, but I...

830 hours....I will check my logs today, but I think it is time you purchased a spare.

just sayin'
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-17-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 39,120
Posted By RV10inOz
Sorry, I thought it was assumed as a plane...

Sorry, I thought it was assumed as a plane power.

Not happy.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-16-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 39,120
Posted By RV10inOz
I have just had my second failure at around 900...

I have just had my second failure at around 900 odd hours and now at 1380, so not even 500 on the last one.

VPX starts shutting things down, so one wonders what the high frequency spikes are...
Forum: RV-10 05-10-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By RV10inOz
And the cost of capital, or a loan if you have...

And the cost of capital, or a loan if you have one.

I have done a very detailed costing, several times, including the cost of all the minor things, like landing fees, Jepp data, instrument renewals...
Forum: Autopilots 05-02-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,329
Posted By RV10inOz
Mine took 9 years in Qld near the coast, think...

Mine took 9 years in Qld near the coast, think Florida or Louisiana and condensation is the only issue likely to do it.

The weekend before it was parked in a wet boggy grass parking area.....lotta...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-02-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,390
Posted By RV10inOz
Your engine is perfectly fine. The yellow crud...

Your engine is perfectly fine.

The yellow crud is probably Lead Oxybromide, made famous by the ATSB :rolleyes:

It probably means you had a pretty cool cylinder while taxing for a while. It burns...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-27-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By RV10inOz
Do it. These are not a good run til they drop...

Do it.

These are not a good run til they drop items.

500 hours is appropriate. You should ask the shop who does the work what the internal timing is before they pull them apart, just to see what...
Forum: Autopilots 04-22-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,329
Posted By RV10inOz
https://www.cadbury.com.au/products/pre-teens-conf...

https://www.cadbury.com.au/products/pre-teens-confectionery/freddo.aspx
Forum: Autopilots 04-22-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,329
Posted By RV10inOz
I will bet, a small chocky frog, that your servo...

I will bet, a small chocky frog, that your servo has been corroded internally from condensation build up, and has seized.

It has happened before, and on ROLL.

Make sure you alert this to Dynon's AP...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-16-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,566
Posted By RV10inOz
Indeed, there are several reasons why people end...

Indeed, there are several reasons why people end up further LOP than they think they are;

1. The hysteresis in the probe and the algorithm detecting the peak can miss it, depending on how you...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-14-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,566
Posted By RV10inOz
You could and would have been just as well...

You could and would have been just as well running LOP from the start. points to note, high mean effective pressure is what you need to break in the engine, you can achieve that ROP or LOP, but the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,055
Posted By RV10inOz
Few things at play here; 1. resolution of the...

Few things at play here;

1. resolution of the instrument/ sender
2. Carby has a valve/float so flow can be on/off at a fast interval, so pressure rises and falls, your fuel flow is averaged a little...
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By RV10inOz
Carl, that is way faster than Vans numbers, have...

Carl, that is way faster than Vans numbers, have you checked your TAS vs flying a GPS box to verify static error?

If the static is pretty close you have one slick machine! :eek:
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