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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,765
Posted By N395V
Andy has a young family and large real estate...

Andy has a young family and large real estate rental business. He just didn't have any time for side projects. He had completed about 2/3 of a Radial Rocket and sold that about a year ago. Sometimes...
Forum: Rocket 03-05-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,256
Posted By N395V
Which...

Which Rocket?.......................................................................................
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,296
Posted By N395V
The best and, in my opinion, the only real...

The best and, in my opinion, the only real solution to his problem.
Forum: Job Board 01-18-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,192
Posted By N395V
Have her check with her program director or the...

Have her check with her program director or the ME chairman or counselors.

When I was an ME student (45 years ago) my school had arrangements with several local companies for internships. We not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,521
Posted By N395V
While this thread is about motion sickness relief...

While this thread is about motion sickness relief for a passenger and not a pilot the following link is a good read on this subject for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,521
Posted By N395V
I am always concerned when I see a thread...

I am always concerned when I see a thread recommending use of medications and cures in general, but much more so, when it involves flying or piloting a plane.
In prescribing a medication (which is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-20-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,433
Posted By N395V
Cube Root of 30 is 3.10723250595 for a 3%...

Cube Root of 30 is 3.10723250595 for a 3% increase.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-24-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Sticky: SCAMMED!
Views: 47,783
Posted By N395V
I have been watching this thread with some degree...

I have been watching this thread with some degree of concern.
Any thread about the classified section that starts with “scammed” casts a dark cloud of suspicion over every classified ad placed here....
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-29-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,394
Posted By N395V
Thanks Stuart, Always good to hear the rest of...

Thanks Stuart,

Always good to hear the rest of the story.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,838
Posted By N395V
Taken from the builders comments on the...

Taken from the builders comments on the forum>>>>>

Having studied some twin conversions (I'm on the board if the organization that actually holds the TC on one of the twin Navion conversions), did...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,827
Posted By N395V
Yep".................................................

Yep".....................................................
Forum: Safety 09-08-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,896
Posted By N395V
Several years ago I noticed that when IMC/IFR IN...

Several years ago I noticed that when IMC/IFR IN A 200 knot airplane the plane was entering the approach and on final a few minutes before my brain was.

I quit IMC and night flying and stepped down...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-19-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,394
Posted By N395V
I don't see how conversation can possibly reveal...

I don't see how conversation can possibly reveal that a 3 G TURN caused this failure. Nor do I see how a conversation can determine the shaft bent and POSSIBLY cracked.:confused:

While this may in...
Forum: RV-3 08-07-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,485
Posted By N395V
Unless you are gonna keep the plane till you die...

Unless you are gonna keep the plane till you die you should consider what the option you select does to sale value.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,768
Posted By N395V
Problem solved

Problem solved
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,768
Posted By N395V
[QUOTE=bacstabber;1100615]It is a shame that...

[QUOTE=bacstabber;1100615]It is a shame that Garmin comes acrossQUOTE]


Quite an interesting user name you have.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,861
Posted By N395V
I think that means if you break some ones heart...

I think that means if you break some ones heart you are in trouble:D
Forum: Safety 07-05-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,014
Posted By N395V
I have asked this question before and have yet to...

I have asked this question before and have yet to get an answer.

How do you use a pulse oximeter when flying.

What reading tells you that everything is OK and what reading says use O2 or go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,809
Posted By N395V
One day you will want to sell the airplane. If...

One day you will want to sell the airplane. If you don't have the engine logs you're going to significantly reduce the number of interested buyers and generate low ball offers.

I' for one, would...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,874
Posted By N395V
Nexrad is not real time, as I remember it can be...

Nexrad is not real time, as I remember it can be delayed by up to 12 minutes and on occasion more. This means depending on, direction of trave,l and velocity of both you and storm cells, the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,874
Posted By N395V
Here ya...

Here ya go>>>>
http://www.metroproductsupport.com/pdf%20files/EC135/GTNSPIFR/Manufacture_Manuals/190-00829-01C-IM-GWX-70.pdf


Bulkhead mounted on an aircraft nose or in a pod.
I am guessing that...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-29-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,271
Posted By N395V
It's not lack of love, we are all just jealous of...

It's not lack of love, we are all just jealous of your courage and tenacity.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-07-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,416
Posted By N395V
There was someone who sold a BMA database for...

There was someone who sold a BMA database for awhile (years ago) but I doubt he still does.

If the BMA still functions get a portable garmin with current data base and use the BMAtill it drops..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,427
Posted By N395V
What exactly does that...

What exactly does that mean????????????????????????????????????????

Does it mean the parts are measured and found to be closer to " in tolerance" than non camguard engines? Do they exhibit less rust...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,554
Posted By N395V
It seems this was one Baron owner complaining...

It seems this was one Baron owner complaining about 3 different certified systems.

This suggests ,to me, that it is more likely he was experiencing installation/wiring problems, setup problems, or...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,623
Posted By N395V
I contemplated building my own avionics once but...

I contemplated building my own avionics once but gave up when I couldn't find enough vacuum tubes.

http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/JGKN/HAWBWLAW/FYWJGKNHAWBWLAW.MEDIUM.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,868
Posted By N395V
+1...................................................

+1.......................................................................................................
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,818
Posted By N395V
No"..................................................

No".........................................................
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,919
Posted By N395V
I am a retired physician and a no longer flying...

I am a retired physician and a no longer flying pilot.
You would be amazed at the frivolous and crazy things that patients and family members sue for.

Even if you have done no harm and win a...
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-06-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,041
Posted By N395V
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Resul...

http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=577AZ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,847
Posted By N395V
As long as you are in the planning stage it is...

As long as you are in the planning stage it is helpful to add 1 or 2 switches and or breakers and call them "Spare"
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-23-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,464
Posted By N395V
As you note there have been innumerable threads...

As you note there have been innumerable threads on this subject. A common response to every thread has been along the lines of no one size fits all.

Glass cockpit decisions need to be made on an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,588
Posted By N395V
Read this thread before you...

Read this thread before you decide.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1031770#post1031770
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-17-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,701
Posted By N395V
There is no PROVEN benefit to MMO as an oil or...

There is no PROVEN benefit to MMO as an oil or gas additive in aircraft engines. There is also no PROVEN detriment to MMO either.

But Consider>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>




Hmmm...even at 1 part...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,241
Posted By N395V
I think the first book (wiring) you listed would...

I think the first book (wiring) you listed would be helpful, and good reference material.


I think the 2nd 2 books would be of little to no value for your purpose.

All the resources mentioned above...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-04-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,701
Posted By N395V
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=58809&highlight=marvel+mystery+oil
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,526
Posted By N395V
Will not, with time and use, the bolts stretch,...

Will not, with time and use, the bolts stretch, washers crush, and contact surfaces indent enough to require re-torqueing?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,156
Posted By N395V
Me...

Me too"....................................................................
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By N395V
What I posted was good advice. He also could have...

What I posted was good advice. He also could have been fishing for info so he could press the edges of his envelope and do approaches without proper equipment, license, training, or experience. I...
Forum: RV-12 09-27-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,353
Posted By N395V
Do a better job of preflight planning and don't...

Do a better job of preflight planning and don't get stuck on top in the first place.
Forum: RV-4 08-19-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,731
Posted By N395V
:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D.....................................

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D..............................................................................
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-01-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,873
Posted By N395V
I think this thread has pretty much run it's...

I think this thread has pretty much run it's course.
Forum: Reviews 07-13-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,964
Posted By N395V
+1...................................................

+1.................................................................:)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-27-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,592
Posted By N395V
What I think is irrelevant. You need to ask...

What I think is irrelevant.

You need to ask yourself; what does the I pad do that you need "in flight"?
What does the I pad do that the" in panel" systems do not do?

You need to answer these...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,090
Posted By N395V
For this reason you should fire him and get a new...

For this reason you should fire him and get a new instructor. You are paying the bills. It is his job to get you what you want. Not what he wants.
You can always upgrade to a PPL in the...
Forum: Propellers 05-17-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,229
Posted By N395V
The true solution is>>>>>>>> If you have an FP...

The true solution is>>>>>>>>

If you have an FP then rub MMO on it and it will be as wonderful as a CS.

If you have a CS then rub MMO on it and it will be as wonderful as an FP.


If you have a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-09-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,470
Posted By N395V
Not much more to learn here

Not much more to learn here
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,615
Posted By N395V
I have always wondered how many A models did not...

I have always wondered how many A models did not suffer nose gear collapses and flips in the last year
Forum: GPS 02-25-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,731
Posted By N395V
Are you the same Ted Chipps who a couple of years...

Are you the same Ted Chipps who a couple of years ago had to send your iPhone 4 back to Apple twice?





So which is it Ted? Less than 10K for the Box in 2011 or 13-14K for the Box in 2012? A new in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,822
Posted By N395V
Really nice flying twin kit...

Really nice flying twin kit here:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutan_Defiant

http://www.airbum.com/photos/RutanDefiantoutsideturn.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 207,636
Posted By N395V
http://mlblogsbensbiz.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/...

http://mlblogsbensbiz.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/man-in-hammock3.jpg
:D:D:D:D:
...............................................................................................................
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-10-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,642
Posted By N395V
From "DocThrocks"...

From "DocThrocks" website

rudderpedalsinstalled3.jpg

http://docthrock.com/fuselage2_files/rudderpedalsinstalled3.jpg

**Service Bulletin: 8/05 a service bulletin was issued by TR to ensure adequate...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-10-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,642
Posted By N395V
Check with F1 boss. There was an early service...

Check with F1 boss. There was an early service bulletin about special bolt and procedures for the rudder pedals.

From you post it sounds like you are getting close to having the problem that the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,818
Posted By N395V
The only place I have seen Select Vehicle...

The only place I have seen Select Vehicle Marketing is on ebay.

To me their listings are difficult to navigate and ferret out data and information about the aircraft. The also do not seem to offer a...
Forum: RV-12 12-02-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,227
Posted By N395V
Best advice so far!

Best advice so far!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,819
Posted By N395V
Making the cables yourself largely negates the...

Making the cables yourself largely negates the need for the hub.

It also adds the problem of "what is at fault" if things do not work correctly on initial hookup?
Your cables or the hub?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 44,710
Posted By N395V
Default I don't know about Colo but I just...

Default




I don't know about Colo but I just called and asked, The G3Xpert took care of the problem immediately.



I have never flown behind a GRT but everyone I know really likes them as you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-17-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 44,710
Posted By N395V
I prefer the G3x, my service dealings with Garmin...

I prefer the G3x, my service dealings with Garmin have been nothing but excellent even when my problem was not a Garmin issue they fixed it anyway at no charge. They have always been prompt and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,932
Posted By N395V
I am an old curmudgeon CFI who still believes in...

I am an old curmudgeon CFI who still believes in compass, paper charts, and whiz-wheel navigation. I love the touch and feel of paper charts and my 40 year old e6b.

I consider a lot of the Glass...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 74,925
Posted By N395V
1. Best statistics are only between 5% and 15% of...

1. Best statistics are only between 5% and 15% of all "licensed" physicians are AMA members. The rest of us consider the AMA a sick joke.

2. Most AMA members are academic or research physicians who...
Forum: Southeast 06-10-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By N395V
Greenville, SC

My son is moving to Greenville SC and will need a place to put his plane. He just needs a tie down. Grass or hard surface, 2000 feet or greater.

There appear to be several small strips around the...
Forum: Job Board 03-27-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,728
Posted By N395V
"Best way to make a million dollars in aviation...

"Best way to make a million dollars in aviation is start with 2 million"

Stick with what you know and are good at. Keep aviation as a hobby.
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