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Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By donaziza
Hi G3xpert, Is this update they're all talking...

Hi G3xpert, Is this update they're all talking about the same as 7.3.2 on Androids? Or 7.4.1?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-16-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By donaziza
My engine is an ECI IO 360. The prop is a...

My engine is an ECI IO 360. The prop is a constant speed Whirlwind 200. Sorry---I didn't think to put that stuff in the original post. Oh, and one more thing. I was up at 9500 ft for almost 3...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-16-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By donaziza
Atomized oil on my windscreen

Last 2 times I went out joy riding, I noticed an atomised mist on my wind screen. Rain?? I didn't go thru any rain. Got out and ran my finger in the crack behind my spinner. Oily:mad: What...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-10-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By donaziza
It was exactly this webinar, by Mike Busch, that...

It was exactly this webinar, by Mike Busch, that I watched a year or two ago, that made me ask my question.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By donaziza
Unable to fly for 2 months & 3 days

Last time (til today), I was unable to fly for 2 months, 3 days, due to a doozy of a cold. So of course I started worrying about oil film slipping off my pistons and cylinders. Finally got out...
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,146
Posted By donaziza
I assume this means---Eject??:confused: (I dunno)

I assume this means---Eject??:confused: (I dunno)
Forum: RV-14 02-01-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,146
Posted By donaziza
Its been a million years, but talk about weird...

Its been a million years, but talk about weird spin recovery. Navy T-28--(big engine--same as a DC 3 if I recall) I seem to remember stick full forward, then a "L" shape---right or left, depending...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-26-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,609
Posted By donaziza
Milwaukee M12 12-Volt Hackzall Recip Saw...

Milwaukee M12 12-Volt Hackzall Recip Saw (2420-20) (Tool Only - No Battery)

Well darn, I tried to copy and paste the picture here too, but the picture wouldn't go. (Dougie--is that on purpose?) ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By donaziza
Thanx Sam, I'll try again Monday. (Closed today)...

Thanx Sam, I'll try again Monday. (Closed today) (But that's the number I tried yesterday)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,038
Posted By donaziza
I called Desser yesterday to order a set for my...

I called Desser yesterday to order a set for my 8. She said I had to be a dealer, and wouldn't sell me anything:confused::mad::confused: Isosceles, are you a dealer? (I still need new tires.)
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-25-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By donaziza
Matt, Are you sure you have the airport ID...

Matt, Are you sure you have the airport ID correct? I can't find it on Air Nav or AOPA. (OK, never mind, while I was typing this, you fixed your ID. Sorry.)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By donaziza
I put my stuff in a ziplock plastic baggie. And...

I put my stuff in a ziplock plastic baggie. And a rag--and old T shirt is perfect. Or a roll of paper towels. Neither takes up hardly any room. If you use any kind of bottle, first "burp" it...
Forum: GPS 01-20-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,783
Posted By donaziza
Gotta wonder if Garmin (besides Justin) is...

Gotta wonder if Garmin (besides Justin) is reading all this, and laughing themselves silly.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,303
Posted By donaziza
I probably slip my 8 about half the time, BUT, at...

I probably slip my 8 about half the time, BUT, at 71 KIAS, I get a stall buffet. So I never get slower than the 71 Kts, (unless I don't need a slip) See Post 25.
Forum: RV-10 12-05-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,745
Posted By donaziza
Here's my non builder, non mechanic solution that...

Here's my non builder, non mechanic solution that happened to me about 10 years ago. My first RV 8 had an Lycoming O-320/hartzell prop. Had a vibration. Prop balancing didn't do any good. My...
Forum: Safety 11-29-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,590
Posted By donaziza
I don't know if this will help or not---but I...

I don't know if this will help or not---but I "was" 65 when I was gonna get an RV 8. But first I needed tail wheel training. I got it in a RV 6, and the instructor insisted I make 3 point landings....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,375
Posted By donaziza
I assume its you?? Who took the picture?

I assume its you?? Who took the picture?
Forum: Safety 11-10-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,667
Posted By donaziza
Yeah, Also--see post19 (Are you in...

Yeah, Also--see post19 (Are you in Switzerland??)
Forum: Safety 11-10-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,667
Posted By donaziza
See posts 19 and 39. I still like this saws all,...

See posts 19 and 39. I still like this saws all, because it may well be more the the canopy one is trying to cut out of. I'm thinking--canopy mired in mud, only thing left, is out the side of the...
Forum: Safety 11-08-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,235
Posted By donaziza
I realize you're just being funny, but about 10...

I realize you're just being funny, but about 10 years ago, I was parked underneath what was just a roof, no sides or doors. $%&**birds kept crapping on my plane. So I put a great big dummy owl up...
Forum: Safety 10-24-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,667
Posted By donaziza
Let me tell you guys a story I read a few years...

Let me tell you guys a story I read a few years ago, right here on VAF. Some RV 6 driver flipped over, up somewhere in New England. Turns out he was fine, but where he flipped over was in a marshy...
Forum: Safety 10-24-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,882
Posted By donaziza
My decision to go around usually results from...

My decision to go around usually results from bounced landings. If I bounce twice, or too high the first time, :mad: I pour the coals to it. Sometimes, I wish I had ground spoilers.:D (I've found...
Forum: Safety 10-24-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,667
Posted By donaziza
I've never seen that thingy ma jig the firemen...

I've never seen that thingy ma jig the firemen are using to flip the plane back upright. The video stops short. Anyone know how it completes its task?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-20-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 53,015
Posted By donaziza
Your survival suit

Wie gehts Hermann, Could you maybe talk a bit about that survival suit you're wearing out over the ocean? I was thinking--it must keep the cold water out, but I see its open by your ankles and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,298
Posted By donaziza
If you wanna play Air Force/Navy fighter pilot,...

If you wanna play Air Force/Navy fighter pilot, AND your wife doesn't much care about flying, get an 8 or a 4. (Tandem seats) If, on the other hand, she is going to fly a lot with you, get a side by...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-15-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,722
Posted By donaziza
I got the same thing as post 4----all pictures of...

I got the same thing as post 4----all pictures of me and family---nothing like you wanted. Weird---and disturbing as the other guy said.
Forum: ADS-B 10-12-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,600
Posted By donaziza
Yeah, that happened to me to. But IT DOES ask...

Yeah, that happened to me to. But IT DOES ask for a very specific zulu time on the report. But you WILL get the entire flight time. Government:confused::confused: ( Make sure you put a colon ...
Forum: ADS-B 10-06-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,600
Posted By donaziza
Yeah, with a class C, you've gotta call for...

Yeah, with a class C, you've gotta call for permission to enter their airspace, BEFORE you actually enter. I assume you have a GPS that shows exactly where their airspace starts. Then they'll...
Forum: ADS-B 10-05-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,600
Posted By donaziza
Oh, and one more thing. ( I'm sure you know...

Oh, and one more thing. ( I'm sure you know this---but just in case---you have to be sitting in your cockpit for the double touch on your app to read the unit, otherwise you'll get all zero's) Oh,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-29-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 52,967
Posted By donaziza
Scott's Pictures of KBHC--Baxley

On Scott's page 6, post 58, pictures 5,6,7 and 8, I'd never seen an FBO building so pretty inside. So its only an hour from Atlanta, so I thought I'd fly down for a look see. It "is" really really...
Forum: ADS-B 09-22-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,600
Posted By donaziza
uAvionix Echo finally passed

Went out flying today, two legs---to test codes in my uAvionix Echo. I had thought one had to put in codes (on the uAvionix Echo App on my smart phone) in multiples of 100's, ie, 1200 to...
Forum: ADS-B 09-15-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,600
Posted By donaziza
Yes, by uAvionix.

Yes, by uAvionix.
Forum: ADS-B 09-15-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,600
Posted By donaziza
I was just told to lower mine to 1100. This got...

I was just told to lower mine to 1100. This got rid of the mode 3A problem, but I still have "Baro Alt". Will take the advice on calling ATC for an actual altitude vs what my 327 is saying. We'll...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-13-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By donaziza
H-m-m, for 13 bux, me likey. I'll try it. (I...

H-m-m, for 13 bux, me likey. I'll try it. (I swear, the more I clean smudges off the outside OR the inside, the more they appear.):rolleyes:
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-12-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By donaziza
Cleaning the smudges off the inside of your RV 8 canopy

I just figured out what Alan at Anti Splat needs to invent next. Some sort of one armed doo finky to clean all those smudges from the inside of your RV 8 canopy, that you can't reach---without...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,281
Posted By donaziza
Hi Rob, check your PM's

Hi Rob, check your PM's
Forum: ADS-B 08-29-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,600
Posted By donaziza
I just said" (to the mechanic) I see guys (who...

I just said" (to the mechanic) I see guys (who know what they're doing) here on VAF getting feedback from the FAA on whether it failed or passed. He told me, all I gotta do is call ATC. So I got...
Forum: ADS-B 08-29-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,600
Posted By donaziza
I just had my uAvionix Echo installed today by a...

I just had my uAvionix Echo installed today by a mechanic. (He installs this brand all the time) I said "how do I check it"? He said just call ATC. So I did, but it failed. Have to take it back...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-21-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,234
Posted By donaziza
Washing your RV & "water" afterwards

I'm neither a mechanic, nor a builder, thus why I ask this. I flew to Oshkosh this year. When I got home, I had some kind of Oshkosh silt all over my plane that didn't really wanna come off. You...
Forum: ADS-B 08-14-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,281
Posted By donaziza
And The Plot Thickens

ADS-B CHANGES DON’T GO FAR ENOUGH
AOPA HIGHLIGHTS PRIVACY GAPS
August 8, 2019
By Mike Collins
AOPA appreciates the FAA’s recent resolution of some Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast...
Forum: ADS-B 08-06-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,281
Posted By donaziza
Lotta questions on ADS B Privacy here on VAF--lately

ADS-B PRIVACY INCHES FORWARD
ANONYMOUS MODE ALLOWED FOR VFR FLIGHT PLANS
August 1, 2019 By Mike Collins
An AOPA petition to expand pilots’ ability to use certain Automatic Dependent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By donaziza
Phil, Let me tell you a story I heard about 5...

Phil, Let me tell you a story I heard about 5 years ago. Seems some RV driver came out to fly, cranked his engine, and 3 minutes later, had $18000 worth of damage. Why? The bug critters had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,497
Posted By donaziza
I "do" have gloss

I "do" have gloss. (You can see it in the picture here) When I land at KLZU (Atlanta) in the late afternoon or when the sun is low on the horizon, I have to taxi to my hangar straight into the sun....
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-28-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By donaziza
Yep,----This sounds like exactly what I bought at...

Yep,----This sounds like exactly what I bought at Walmart. $1.99 each. Absolutely perfect fit for an RV 8. I also just bought two 16 inch "do not fly" red ribbon streamers to hang on the sponges....
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-28-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By donaziza
El Cheapo sponges fit perfectly in my cowl intakes, keeps that same pesky bird out

HA! I went to Walmart. Got 2 sponges that are absolutely a perfect fit in my cowl intakes. It's like they were made for an RV 8. $1.99 each. All I have to do now is tie a couple of red "do not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-25-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By donaziza
Rubber padding that keep birds out of your cowl

Went out to go flying yesterday. Found the left air intake by the cylinder jammed full of leaves, twigs and other junk. Obviously, a bird building a nest. (And it's in a hangar)Where does one find...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By donaziza
Question Place to stay at Oshkosh??

I'm looking for a place to stay at Oshkosh, (who isn't:D) Friday July 26, thru Sunday, July 28. Here's the usual kicker. I'm a VFR only guy, ie, I can't guarantee I could get up there or not. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,474
Posted By donaziza
Referencing Post 18, I had been to Oshkosh many...

Referencing Post 18, I had been to Oshkosh many times back in the 70ties, and 80ties, but I've only "flown" there once in 2015. So I thought I'd better practice this 90 Kt stuff at home for...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 06-20-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,982
Posted By donaziza
Oops, sorry---All I saw was the word Oshkosh.:eek:

Oops, sorry---All I saw was the word Oshkosh.:eek:
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 06-20-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,982
Posted By donaziza
Just a quick question here as a novice. (Only...

Just a quick question here as a novice. (Only been there once in my 8) Given the huge volume of flight operations at Oshkosh, how does it work with these kids, if one can't get back in? (I'm...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-06-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By donaziza
Just my 2 cents worth, I've got two positions on...

Just my 2 cents worth, I've got two positions on my 8. First one is maybe 12 to 15 inches back, so as you say, one can "reach" it. The other is only about one inch, just to get some fresh air when...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-17-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,592
Posted By donaziza
Carl, Thanks a million for showing these. ...

Carl, Thanks a million for showing these. Didn't know they existed. Have just printed all of them, and will read at my leisure. I "do" do acro, but they are Slo-o-o-opy. If I had to take on a...
Forum: Safety 05-13-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,425
Posted By donaziza
I've used the pip pins on my 8. If I knew I was...

I've used the pip pins on my 8. If I knew I was going to fly acro, I'd remove them before takeoff, using the front windscreen roll bar and canopy lock handle to hold the canopy in place. That way,...
Forum: Safety 05-07-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,425
Posted By donaziza
Bob, Could you please elaborate on what you mean...

Bob, Could you please elaborate on what you mean by "I've cut my canopy rails"??:confused::confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By donaziza
Update for a 496

Gosh, Maybe 6 or 8 months ago, Garmin updated my 496 for nutin. I ain't callin them and saying "Guess what". Wouldn't want to get a "good" guy in trouble. Garmin---don't read this. (And Garmin, I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-01-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,302
Posted By donaziza
Hey Guys above, How often is good to keep your...

Hey Guys above, How often is good to keep your engine good, as referenced above? I fly about twice a month or maybe every two weeks or so. Is that good??
Forum: Safety 04-26-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,308
Posted By donaziza
Yeah, but Smokey, if you were flying in the Air...

Yeah, but Smokey, if you were flying in the Air Force, flying over water and flying into combat was part of your job description.:eek: In a single engine fun airplane, its not. Educate me here if...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-24-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,483
Posted By donaziza
Hi Kurt, Maybe this is a dumb question, but did...

Hi Kurt, Maybe this is a dumb question, but did you have to have your policy translated to Spanish first??:confused:
Forum: Safety 04-21-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,308
Posted By donaziza
Better yet: Roll inverted, and fly it down to an...

Better yet: Roll inverted, and fly it down to an inverted stall with the vertical stab in the water... Then you'll flip upright! :P[/QUOTE]

HA!!:rolleyes: I've heard that one before.

Now all...
Forum: Safety 04-20-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,308
Posted By donaziza
Lightbulb How about this?????

I've got an 8, so I've got a slider. Sliders, tip ups, tilt sideways----etc etc

How about this. I watched the video of that 2 ship RV mid air collision on the Italian coast about a year ago. The...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-20-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By donaziza
I've been to Mallards a million times. (Vic &...

I've been to Mallards a million times. (Vic & Kent) I'd say I'd just fly it to you, but I've somehow thrown my back out (old):p, and the MRI isn't for another week.:o
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-19-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,326
Posted By donaziza
RV 8 crash???

Can anybody shed light on a possible RV 8 crash---out in Oregon? Just now heard about it.
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