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Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-11-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,568
Posted By jbell2355
I believe that Seattle Avionics is the only...

I believe that Seattle Avionics is the only vendor for charts and plates for GRT. You download their "Chart Managers" software, choose what charts you want, and then load them to a USB stick. It's...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-05-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,779
Posted By jbell2355
What an awesome adventure! Thanks for posting...

What an awesome adventure! Thanks for posting this.

Jesse
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-20-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,285
Posted By jbell2355
Thanks for your comments Dan. No pistons were...

Thanks for your comments Dan. No pistons were replaced...I misunderstood my mechanic and have since gone back to the engine shop to verify exactly what they replaced.

I figured out it was the coil...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-12-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,285
Posted By jbell2355
I appreciate your comments Bob and you make a...

I appreciate your comments Bob and you make a great point. I guess it's clear that at the time of purchase, I was, and maybe still am, not up to the responsibility of ensuring safe flight. In my...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-12-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,285
Posted By jbell2355
How I missed the dead plug on mag check

A few of you seem perplexed as to how a cold plug could be missed on mag check. I'll try to explain.

The aircraft has one Lightspeed Plasma III ignition and one Slick Mag. Up to this point, I had...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-11-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,285
Posted By jbell2355
In retrospect, it all makes sense and I obviously...

In retrospect, it all makes sense and I obviously would not have flown had I known what was going on. I took my first flying lesson in April of last year, earned my PPL in July, and bought the plane...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,285
Posted By jbell2355
Snopercod, yes, it is carbeurated. It's an...

Snopercod, yes, it is carbeurated. It's an O-360.

Kahuna, you hit the nail on the head! Where were you $5,000 ago? Neither mechanic I worked with thought of a bad coil. Neither knew that running the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,285
Posted By jbell2355
Diagnosing high EGTs - a long sad story

In early October, I signed a purchase agreement on a beautiful RV7A built by a physician here in Michigan. He had his CFI friend fly the plane up to my neck of the woods for a pre-buy inspection. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,316
Posted By jbell2355
Thank you all for your helpful replies. This...

Thank you all for your helpful replies. This commmunity is really wonderful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,316
Posted By jbell2355
Excellent, thank you!

Excellent, thank you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,316
Posted By jbell2355
Consequences of exceeding Vfe w/ flaps extended

Let's say that, theoretically speaking, an RV7A pilot flew around for 10 minutes at 115 knots with 10 degrees of flaps extended. What potential damage could have occurred? What inspections should be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 116,128
Posted By jbell2355
LOL, it only looks that dirty when the sun shines...

LOL, it only looks that dirty when the sun shines just right and it's put under a microscope.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 116,128
Posted By jbell2355
My entry...just barely made 'er!

https://i.imgur.com/sp0VHRM.jpg
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-09-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By jbell2355
I crimped on new terminals, but I'm still getting...

I crimped on new terminals, but I'm still getting high EGT readings on #4. Next step is checking the wires going into the connector on the back of the EIS. If that isn't the problem, I'm out of...
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-07-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By jbell2355
Thanks Tim. Based on your feedback and an e-mail...

Thanks Tim. Based on your feedback and an e-mail exchange with GRT, my next step will be to install new female terminals where the probe connects to the harness. I'm hoping that'll do the trick....
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-07-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By jbell2355
GRT EIS/EGT Problem - need help with diagnosis

Hello everyone! This is my first post; I've been lurking for a some time as I was shopping for my RV7-A (which I purchased last month). This community is amazing and I hope that some day I'll have...
Forum: Midwest 10-12-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By jbell2355
Hi Terry, and thank you for the reply. Yes, I do...

Hi Terry, and thank you for the reply. Yes, I do know Roger. I'm not sure why it didn't occur to me to ask him for some instruction. That probably makes the most sense if he's willing to do it. It...
Forum: Midwest 10-11-2017, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By jbell2355
Wanted: RV7A Transition Training Chicago/Milwaukee area

I am a proud new RV7A owner and plan to fly from the UP of Michigan to Chicago on October 17th. I'd love to get some transition training along the way if there is anyone that can help me...
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