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Forum: RV-14 Today, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By control
Just look into potential w&b issues if you choose...

Just look into potential w&b issues if you choose the composite prop.

Using a two blade composite prop probably creates a need to compensate in some manner to keep the great balance that the RV14...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,085
Posted By control
Nothing wrong with Deakins articles. But he has a...

Nothing wrong with Deakins articles. But he has a much bigger wallet than me or loves speed much more.

If you really need to extend your range, you would fly much slower. In an RV, probably at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By control
Just replying so that I´m sure Ill find this...

Just replying so that I´m sure Ill find this tread again.

Currently breaking in my 390, 7.2 hour on it so far. :)
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,274
Posted By control
Very cool but like they say: don´t let perfection...

Very cool but like they say: don´t let perfection be in the way of completion ;)
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,886
Posted By control
Congrats! :D

Congrats! :D
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By control
Thanx, a perfect start of this morning. :D

Thanx, a perfect start of this morning. :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-07-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By control
Interesting that the exhausts quickly get in line...

Interesting that the exhausts quickly get in line with the general flow despite coming out with a much more downward direction, I would have expected more turbulence :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,161
Posted By control
Great read, thanx!

Great read, thanx!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,278
Posted By control
Like you say, it costs some more but I have only...

Like you say, it costs some more but I have only great things to say about the Garmin experimental division, great and quick, basically 24/7 support even on unofficial channels like this forum:D
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-31-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,755
Posted By control
"Their big focus s getting into the training -...

"Their big focus s getting into the training - flight school market. Build the pipeline into other models. Their desired path to that is reg changes to allow training in experimentals."

This makes...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-31-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,764
Posted By control
Thank you for sharing this fantastic experience...

Thank you for sharing this fantastic experience with us!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-31-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,235
Posted By control
This is what I work with all day... To get...

This is what I work with all day...

To get anything done you need to have a risk based approach and protecting internal communication between devices in a GA/Experimental airplane is just not...
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By control
Same, I made it so a small first aid kit could...

Same, I made it so a small first aid kit could lay below the FE
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,937
Posted By control
Have fun! (When I do my next build I will have a...

Have fun!

(When I do my next build I will have a C-frame/squeezer like that) :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,230
Posted By control
Checkoway’s site got me away from the Canards...

Checkoway’s site got me away from the Canards towards RVs and especially the RV-7. Sad to se the site gone when it was time to build, by luck the 14 had arrived then :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-18-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By control
Great to know if you find yourself stranded with...

Great to know if you find yourself stranded with a bad plug somewhere remote, thanx for the report!

:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By control
Thanx Ken and Eric :D Pretty sure that my...

Thanx Ken and Eric :D

Pretty sure that my direction causes the least drag. I think there is anoher discussion where it was saidthat either direction is fine :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By control
Yes we did, thanx!

Yes we did, thanx!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By control
Thanx all! OSH is in the plans but I probably...

Thanx all!

OSH is in the plans but I probably cannot afford to cross the Atlantic already in 2020 :o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By control
SE-XTO RV-14 First Flight

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2019/07/no-yes-maybe-no-yes.html

After a little more than five years of building it was finally time :D

will report to Vans tomorrow
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,607
Posted By control
Is it or would it be possible to make the EMS box...

Is it or would it be possible to make the EMS box so that it can stand being mounted on the hot side of the FW?
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By control
Lol, missed that. Anyway, you still have the...

Lol, missed that.

Anyway, you still have the upper skin on the empennage and the bottom skins on the wings. There will be over 100 rivets in these places alone where it will be a lot easier with a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-09-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,729
Posted By control
Great to see another happy ending!

Great to see another happy ending!
Forum: RV-14 07-08-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By control
I´d say about 500 of the 20000+ rivets needs...

I´d say about 500 of the 20000+ rivets needs help.

I am almost done and have almost exactly 2100 hours of my own time in the build. There are 50-100 additional hours by others.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By control
Cons... The Vans designs are fantastic...

Cons...

The Vans designs are fantastic compromises. The bad thing about this is that they are not the best at any. Does not matter to me, matters to you?

For example:
- You can land on short...
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By control
Congrats! It is a significant milestone :D

Congrats! It is a significant milestone :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-27-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,764
Posted By control
We really need the "like" button for treads like...

We really need the "like" button for treads like this :D
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By control
Rather large radius and not fully 90 degrees...

Rather large radius and not fully 90 degrees before going thru the mast. Final bend when in place.

Look inside when everything including the aileron actuation is in place so you do not bend it...
Forum: RV-10 06-25-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,001
Posted By control
Fantastic! :)

Fantastic! :)
Forum: RV-14 06-23-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By control
I think there was some fitting you removed. I...

I think there was some fitting you removed. I cannot find me writing about it but in this post there is a picture of it:

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2018/03/not-much-to-show.html

When attaching...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-22-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By control
Sad indeed!

Sad indeed!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,471
Posted By control
Do not remeber who I stole this idea from, here...

Do not remeber who I stole this idea from, here is the post with the best picture of it:

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2019/02/lots-done-on-fairings-and-transponder.html

To get the 35R out I need...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By control
As said above, my harness as delivered by Vans...

As said above, my harness as delivered by Vans was in my opinion to short, I you want to use it, I suggest contacting Steinair and let them know that you want the Vans harness but with additional...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-17-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,764
Posted By control
Great seeing you on the other side now :D

Great seeing you on the other side now :D
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By control
No I got mine from Vans.

No I got mine from Vans.
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By control
Yes, the main harness. I would have loved to run...

Yes, the main harness.

I would have loved to run the wires up the center and following the sides all the way to the LRUs and other devices.

Either my harness is shorter than what others have...
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By control
Just a tip about the wiring harness: The one...

Just a tip about the wiring harness:

The one provided by Vans work... but is in my view somewhere between 3 and 6 feet to short towards the panel.

I suggest contacting Steinair who makes the ones...
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By control
Should not be a problem, if needed use a tie wrap...

Should not be a problem, if needed use a tie wrap to keep the connectors in place :)
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,790
Posted By control
Yes they are shorter, Tosten grips on the...

Yes they are shorter, Tosten grips on the original Vans sticks becomes to long. It is possible to shorten them yourselves...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-14-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,851
Posted By control
Of Jet planes the F-15 variants are way greater...

Of Jet planes the F-15 variants are way greater looking than any more modern AC, including Rafaele, the Swedish Gripen or anything the US has made since ;)
Forum: RV-14 06-09-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 78,055
Posted By control
https://youtu.be/Pnyq5rB__RU https://youtu.be/Pnyq...

https://youtu.be/Pnyq5rB__RU
https://youtu.be/Pnyq5rB__RU
First engine start

EGT did not show and CHT reading was lost after 20-30 seconds so I made it a very short run. I let it settle at 1020rpm...
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By control
Maybe I was lucky... I just followed the plans...

Maybe I was lucky... I just followed the plans and everything looks great :D
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 58,209
Posted By control
Unpainted, no autopilot servos, interior paint...

Unpainted, no autopilot servos, interior paint and all parts primed, one 7 inch efis, singe radio, single GPS and a bare minimum interior resulted in 1212.8 with a c.g of...
Forum: RV-14 06-02-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By control
congrats! As I am close to my first flight, I...

congrats!

As I am close to my first flight, I have started to think about power settings, do you use 25/2500 for 75% or some other combination?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By control
Topic: Interconnection setup, common...

Topic:

Interconnection setup, common connections: example G3X-GTN

LRU setup dependencies. One example what must be configured/calibrated before setting up a 35R? ;)
Forum: RV-14 05-30-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 78,055
Posted By control
Great insulation! Try to get as much of the...

Great insulation!

Try to get as much of the wires/cable as possible thru the FW before hanging the engine.. :)
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,536
Posted By control
Thanx, and the price is reasonable :) Then again,...

Thanx, and the price is reasonable :) Then again, I should be able to make something similar out of scrap and not have to wait for shipping :D
Forum: RV-14 05-26-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,536
Posted By control
Continuing in this thread: If I want to mount my...

Continuing in this thread:

If I want to mount my GMU 11 in the left wing ADAHRS mount, is there any bracket to buy or does anyone have an idea of what to make?

I seems silly to leave that...
Forum: RV-14 05-12-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,546
Posted By control
A step by step manual with pictures next to the...

A step by step manual with pictures next to the description, this matters a lot!
And as you stated, many parts that you have to make from raw material are already done for the 14
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-06-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,047
Posted By control
I think we can jump on sooner than that. I will...

I think we can jump on sooner than that.

I will be interested as soon as we can get a hybrid solution with battery capacity for 1 hour with another 4 hours from diesel/petrol. With that I will make...
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 78,055
Posted By control
Thanx, I hope to be done soon, problem is the one...

Thanx, I hope to be done soon, problem is the one way 1:15 drive to the airport now. (I will move closer to an airport in Feb 2020) :o
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 78,055
Posted By control
The big move

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2019/05/the-big-move.html
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-sesTaWOg2FU/XM678H8eTgI/AAAAAAAAPOo/rJ9SljLsCnwdelzpF7NlQQSmVoaFS8qsQCLcBGAs/s1600/G0087841.JPG
https://2.bp.blogspot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,453
Posted By control
I fully agree on this one. It is also an easier...

I fully agree on this one. It is also an easier way to turn off stuff that are not turned off often enough to warrant a switch when ground testing.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-22-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,652
Posted By control
I need to go and fly down there, great pictures!...

I need to go and fly down there, great pictures! :D
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By control
Congrats!!! :D

Congrats!!! :D
Forum: RV-14 04-17-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,479
Posted By control
Congrats!!! :D

Congrats!!! :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-15-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By control
Flight plan go, show the sad fact that ISO is...

Flight plan go, show the sad fact that ISO is always the number one :) Not getting ahrs is of course significant... :confused:

How are we going to get rid of this chicken/egg situation, it sound...
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By control
Thats a good CS cage and you will use the 30#,...

Thats a good CS cage and you will use the 30#, 40# and 12# for sure, so a good buy :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By control
Thank you! Exactly the info I need, so the IOS...

Thank you! Exactly the info I need, so the IOS version is better but it´s not night and day :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,442
Posted By control
Keep the Proseal out of your beard ;) Looking...

Keep the Proseal out of your beard ;) Looking forward to good build videos.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-12-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By control
Thanx :) If Garmin Pilot was my only use for...

Thanx :)

If Garmin Pilot was my only use for tablet, I would not have a problem with buying an iPad but for other reasons/uses I would prefer android.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-12-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By control
Garmin Pilot, IOS or Android in 2019

I will soon start to fly in my RV14 with the G3X-system and plan to switch my chart/navigation app to Garmin Pilot to get the best integration.

I would prefer to use an android tablet but if Garmin...
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