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Forum: ADS-B 11-18-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By rolivi
Perhaps a dumb question. Please be kind. I have...

Perhaps a dumb question. Please be kind.

I have a 430W and a GTX327. I'm thinking this echoUAT is perfect for my needs.

From what I can tell I put one little box in and run 1 wire from the 430W...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,342
Posted By rolivi
I think Bob is correct. I had some non-strike...

I think Bob is correct. I had some non-strike related items that were discovered during the inspection and I had to pay for them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,651
Posted By rolivi
Not to mention the guy behind you in the alley...

Not to mention the guy behind you in the alley that is trying to conform to the goal of this thread who will get propwashed by you while avoiding do the same to others.

Isn't the real point to be as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,651
Posted By rolivi
How is it off topic in a thread scolding pilots...

How is it off topic in a thread scolding pilots to scold pilots?

Brings to mind: When you point your finger at someone there will be 10 more pointing back at you.

[Is there a propwash equivalent?]
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By rolivi
How does the top part enhance the design? I have...

How does the top part enhance the design?

I have the AS and use it for my RV-6A so I'm curious if I'm missing something.

My stick is stock, so that might factor into in some way.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-24-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By rolivi
Dynon doesn't list a servo for the RV-12 on their...

Dynon doesn't list a servo for the RV-12 on their website.

No idea why not...

Probably need to ask them before you go buying parts.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-21-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,108
Posted By rolivi
Excuse the noob question. I have a plane power...

Excuse the noob question.

I have a plane power alternator. Would I do better to go with their standby alternator, or with the B&C standby.

(I'm sure I'll hear I should replace the primary with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By rolivi
I tried to take mine to Walmart and have them...

I tried to take mine to Walmart and have them polished up. The guy said they need to be on the vehicle. I said it's an airplane, where do you want me to land?!?

Then a few weeks later I saw one...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-26-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By rolivi
As has been said, pick the Auto Pilot by the...

As has been said, pick the Auto Pilot by the features and don't worry about the installation.

When I bought my plane it had a Navaid Devices wing leveler and an S-TEC altitude hold. Both worked...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By rolivi
Egad! I saw the title of your post and thought...

Egad! I saw the title of your post and thought it was going to be a FOR SALE post.

I'm glad it isn't!
Forum: Texas (North) 08-19-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,311
Posted By rolivi
According to the interwebs of things the name...

According to the interwebs of things the name change was FROM Aero Valley TO Northwest Regional around 1988.

Buy for many, Redbird will always be Redbird, Denton will never be Enterprise, and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,475
Posted By rolivi
Opening an ancient thread, I know,...

Opening an ancient thread, I know, but...

anybody have the videos on this?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By rolivi
Those 52F guys are locked in for a couple months...

Those 52F guys are locked in for a couple months (runway closure).

Might try Jay Pratt http://www.vansairforce.net/rvcentral.htm if you're looking for something sooner.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-03-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,233
Posted By rolivi
@Alex - Wow! I'm glad you asked this question. ...

@Alex - Wow! I'm glad you asked this question. I have dual electronic ignitions and I "assumed" if the indicator comes on I need to get on the ground before the battery decays (~30 mins)

Now I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By rolivi
Timing is everything. Many of the active are...

Timing is everything. Many of the active are heading North this weekend for that little airshow in Wisconsin. I'm not leaving until Wednesday this year, but I'm the lazy type and I bought mine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By rolivi
And I'd like to add: Do this practice close to...

And I'd like to add: Do this practice close to the weight and balance you're expecting at the arrival.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,765
Posted By rolivi
Note that 18R/36L only exists for about 1 week...

Note that 18R/36L only exists for about 1 week per year. Normally it is known as Taxiway Alpha.

The tower guys do a great job handing out rapid fire instructions WITH reminders so you'll be told if...
Forum: Texas (North) 07-13-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By rolivi
T67 to OSH

How many from Hicks are going to the show?

We'll be going Wed-Sun. We're taking a certified plane so I'll be in the North 40.

I see Jay Pratt is going (imagine my surprise).

Who else?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By rolivi
@scroll - if it was black I would have bought it....

@scroll - if it was black I would have bought it.

Candy is particular about the colors of stuff :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By rolivi
As Ty1295 noted, and with a link to...

As Ty1295 noted, and with a link to help:
http://antisplataero.com/products/almost-a-rv14-seat-mod
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-18-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,385
Posted By rolivi
First I've heard of this. I'll be sending my...

First I've heard of this. I'll be sending my info for those passing through the DFW area.

Hangar space and maybe a guest room 6 miles away.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,684
Posted By rolivi
These are mine. Delivered on promised date...

These are mine. Delivered on promised date (sadly not before)

http://www.classic.aero/web/images/1728-lrg.jpg
Forum: RV-12 05-24-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By rolivi
Another good option in the area is Jay Pratt. ...

Another good option in the area is Jay Pratt. He's on here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By rolivi
Did not build, but I think the data plate should...

Did not build, but I think the data plate should not contain things that may change: Registration, Gross Weight, Engine, H.P. might not be the same for the life of the aircraft.
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,308
Posted By rolivi
In addition to the HBC and VFR or IFR signs,...

In addition to the HBC and VFR or IFR signs, you'll need one for your preference withing HBC. In prior years you specify:

#1. UP FRONT - LESS WALKING
#2. OUT BACK LESS TRAFFIC
#3. CLOSE TO...
Forum: Texas (South) 03-21-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By rolivi
PM sent to original poster

PM sent to original poster
Forum: Autopilots 02-28-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,110
Posted By rolivi
They are add on modules to the "legacy" Dynon...

They are add on modules to the "legacy" Dynon EFIS which is actually the main autopilot controller. (D-10A, D-100, or D-180)

The EFIS + Servos will handle it, but IMHO the HS34 and AP74 make the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,956
Posted By rolivi
to see if it's a polerisastion (sp?) turn your...

to see if it's a polerisastion (sp?) turn your head 90 degrees to the display and see if it is brighter. If so, it is your glasses.

Same test works for older tablets that so many carry in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 23,010
Posted By rolivi
Can you post a picture of this arrangement? ...

Can you post a picture of this arrangement? Inquiring minds...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-08-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,452
Posted By rolivi
My (limited) understanding is that the two major...

My (limited) understanding is that the two major differences are that the 7's are pre-punched and have a taller Vertical Stabilizer.

Seems that the VS from the 7 can be fit to a 6 build, so then...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-05-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,547
Posted By rolivi
My backup six-pack is an Airspeed indicator, a...

My backup six-pack is an Airspeed indicator, a TruTrak ADI w/backup battery, and an Altimeter.

If the D-100 fails the three round instruments below it will tell me what I need to know.
Forum: Texas (South) 01-31-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By rolivi
If it were Saturday I'd be all over it... Don't...

If it were Saturday I'd be all over it...

Don't get back from Florida until Friday afternoon :(
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-26-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By rolivi
DFW area fly-out 1/28

There's a good size (and growing) group from Pilots of America heading out to Tyler (KTYR) on Saturday 28JAN2017.

We've settled on a meet time of 10:30.

If you were going flying and needed a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
Today's pricing would be $1500 for the number I...

Today's pricing would be $1500 for the number I would like.

Finding the current registrant, obtaining the number, and transferring it to me is a service TO ME that would be worth the small...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
When I haven't been saying there is nothing wrong...

When I haven't been saying there is nothing wrong the practice, I've been looking for the current registrant of the tail number I'd like for my second plane.

I've got a tail number with one numeric...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
Perhaps a gofundme campaign can solve your...

Perhaps a gofundme campaign can solve your nonexistent problem.

I'd donate, except that a donation to VAF is a substantially better investment.

Does anybody ever finish Phase I testing and lament...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
Okay.. okay.. okay... Now that I understand the...

Okay.. okay.. okay...

Now that I understand the desperate situation that nobody is in, trying to tackle this problem that does not exist, I can provide a PERFECT solution:

Anyone who can afford to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
Unfortunately we're 7 pages in and nobody has...

Unfortunately we're 7 pages in and nobody has identified an ACTUAL PROBLEM in search of a solution.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
There can never be a monopoly on N-number...

There can never be a monopoly on N-number registrations. It's a moronic implication since the solution is ADD ONE CHARACTER.

Some math expert can tell us how many $5 bills it would take to own...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
What's unfortunate is that all this faux outrage...

What's unfortunate is that all this faux outrage and seeking legislative or administrative relief from this supposedly wrongful practice will make pilots look like a bunch of whiny children.

Then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
Like buying every combination of lottery tickets...

Like buying every combination of lottery tickets and hoping no one else gets the right combo by accident? heehee

And I doubt anyone is seeking out that perfect deer tag number. (isn't there a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
ROFL - You don't want to argue on the web but you...

ROFL - You don't want to argue on the web but you do want to make spurious accusations, interfere with a business model, and urge legislation or administrative action to stop that which you find...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
Another public attack on the poor guy. ...

Another public attack on the poor guy. Meh.

Vanity License Plates for your car, Ham radio call signs, telephone numbers, and domain names are other examples of things you can purchase from the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
Why is your decision to interfere with his legal...

Why is your decision to interfere with his legal and potentially profitable business an altruistic endeavor?

Have any of your rights been infringed upon? Do you suffered any damages?

You, on the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-19-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By rolivi
Worth it to me... but then, I don't have a...

Worth it to me... but then, I don't have a parking brake and most of my passengers are either ppl holders or a student (my GF)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,559
Posted By rolivi
Not a Scam

If they are the holder of the number registration they can ask any price they want.

It's only a SCAM if they portend to have the number registration but do not actually grant their rights to it upon...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,686
Posted By rolivi
Nose Job 2 Lip Skid Probably will do the gear...

Nose Job 2
Lip Skid

Probably will do the gear bearings (all three) this year.

Considering the oil system mods.

And I must say, they are AWESOME when you call for help. I'm mechanically inept and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,174
Posted By rolivi
I use fltplan.com (Free) And for weather and...

I use fltplan.com (Free)
And for weather and planning I use weathermeister.com ($50/yr or so)
Forum: Reviews 01-02-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,038
Posted By rolivi
Haven't bought yet but I'm watching the Trig TT31...

Haven't bought yet but I'm watching the Trig TT31 to replace my GTX337 to cover my ADS-B out needs (1090ES)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,389
Posted By rolivi
If you're flying in, those bikes may not be of...

If you're flying in, those bikes may not be of much good.

Check the rules, but I know they aren't allowed in HBC or anywhere inside the event. That's why they have those big pens.

The North Forty...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-24-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,957
Posted By rolivi
I thought the OP was asking about buying a 6 and...

I thought the OP was asking about buying a 6 and converting to a 6A. (His sig says WTB 6A)

I've seen the question before. I've never seen it quantified, but buying a flying RV and moving the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-24-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,957
Posted By rolivi
That's just mean. :) I was going to say it is...

That's just mean. :)

I was going to say it is easy... sell the 6 and buy a 6A. No tools required. Just a pen!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,389
Posted By rolivi
Paging Jay Honeck.... Port A to Oshkosh.

Paging Jay Honeck.... Port A to Oshkosh.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,980
Posted By rolivi
Your dog looks perplexed by this..

Your dog looks perplexed by this..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,440
Posted By rolivi
I'm 6'0 and have no trouble in my -6A...

I'm 6'0 and have no trouble in my -6A tip-up.

The seats are ground adjustable. There are 3 or 4 hinge positions on the seat bottom, and the seat back can be in one of 3 positions. The bottom...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,001
Posted By rolivi
Nose wheel or tail wheel? Everyone relying on...

Nose wheel or tail wheel?

Everyone relying on tablets and an app will tell you that combination is the greatestesst.
Everyone relying on purpose built will tell you that they are even...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By rolivi
I've been wearing a D2 while flying for a few...

I've been wearing a D2 while flying for a few years. My friends like that I have 5 GPSs operating. I better not ever get lost.

It's a nice gadget and I do check the data like NRST and such. I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-07-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By rolivi
you've asked at the right place... G3XPERT will...

you've asked at the right place...

G3XPERT will be along shortly!

All I can add is my thanks for them monitoring this forum and helping us out. Merry Christmas.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,407
Posted By rolivi
The videos on the Anti-Splat Nose Job and Lip...

The videos on the Anti-Splat Nose Job and Lip Skid should be of interest to you. They describe the conditions they are engineered for.

I have both. I also know people with -xA's that have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,364
Posted By rolivi
Not to detract from donating, which of course we...

Not to detract from donating, which of course we all MUST do, but....

Last year I paid in December and I'm not on the 2016 donation list.

I will happily pay on Jan 2nd so my 2017 contribution is...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-18-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,671
Posted By rolivi
dead link.

dead link.
Forum: Safety 11-16-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,320
Posted By rolivi
Don't plan for Alex for transitioning. He said...

Don't plan for Alex for transitioning. He said he's out of it for a bit (bummer)
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