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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-16-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By RV10inOz
Induction leak on that side? Bad balance of...

Induction leak on that side? Bad balance of carby?

Intake leak is always my first call especially when you say it gets worse as you reduce throttle.
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-17-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By RV10inOz
Buy a handful of OLC-1 connectors. Problems...

Buy a handful of OLC-1 connectors.

Problems ALWAYS go away.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,305
Posted By RV10inOz
Land at the correct speed. Use the MAIN gear...

Land at the correct speed.

Use the MAIN gear like you should.

I am convinced this is a solution to a non problem. Except those who refuse to fly properly.

Give them stronger gear they will shift...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By RV10inOz
THIS IS THE BEST SOLUTION Good advice above. I...

THIS IS THE BEST SOLUTION

Good advice above.

I use the 3 position switches with DPDT all the time. For things that need OFF-ON-ON, such as a Master with VPX being the first on, (middle position)...
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,457
Posted By RV10inOz
Yes indeed. I commented in the video last year...

Yes indeed.

I commented in the video last year about the works kit, the instructions say "bring sunglasses" and I reckon welding goggles. These new lights bring that to reality.
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,457
Posted By RV10inOz
Seriously folks...........YOU WANT...

Seriously folks...........YOU WANT LIGHT????

THESE ARE THE ANSWER

GAME, SET & MATCH


Add these to the Works pack (launched this time last year) and you will be like an airliner for light.
Forum: RV-10 06-20-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By RV10inOz
Marc.......that might be true IF the wind is as...

Marc.......that might be true IF the wind is as shown, but if your OAT, static, and or compass are not spot on, you can get any number you like.

I have done a lot of data fixing on RV's over the...
Forum: Propellers 06-20-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By RV10inOz
Is it a Hartzell governor by any chance?

Is it a Hartzell governor by any chance?
Forum: RV-10 06-17-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By RV10inOz
Where is the OAT probe? What were the results of...

Where is the OAT probe?

What were the results of a GPS box Vs the TAS as displayed.

180-181 knots is possible usually at low altitude on a cool smooth morning, but 162knots (which is in yellow arc)...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-16-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,740
Posted By RV10inOz
20 degrees is probably your friend ;)

20 degrees is probably your friend ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-15-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By RV10inOz
Update completed today (HDX800's and 1100) and...

Update completed today (HDX800's and 1100) and the following observations in response to previous posts;

1. EGT values were not any different to the last 1600 hours, so not sure what others are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By RV10inOz
This Or build an IO375 from Aerosport power if...

This



Or build an IO375 from Aerosport power if you want "boutique".

Happy to discuss offline.
Forum: RV-10 06-06-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By RV10inOz
And from experience with a few capacitance...

And from experience with a few capacitance systems (RV's and Lancair's) and many of the standard Vans float systems, I would strongly urge you to stick with the Vans Float system.

In terms of...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-04-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,810
Posted By RV10inOz
Been quietly following this thread. I am not...

Been quietly following this thread. I am not going answer on behalf of Dan, but let me point out his previous post, one worth everyone taking note of.



I would also go as far as to say the canned...
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,459
Posted By RV10inOz
With much thanks to Ashley whose post above...

With much thanks to Ashley whose post above describes exactly what we did, with ours being machined to 0.759" all i can say is wow.

Tracks much nivcer, not clunky all the time and flies about 30...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By RV10inOz
It is likely that plug has had a drop at some...

It is likely that plug has had a drop at some time, and it does not have to be from a great height. Manufactured defect? Maybe.

In any case, glad you found it as that is the most likely cause for...
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,171
Posted By RV10inOz
1500 hours on ours, no cracking. The fibreglass...

1500 hours on ours, no cracking.

The fibreglass part was binned at about 400 hours. Solution was to build a plate alloy air box. No more problems ever!
Forum: Propellers 05-23-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,103
Posted By RV10inOz
Took a while. Using an otherwise identical...

Took a while.

Using an otherwise identical airframe (same builder) at similar weights etc, the only difference was the prop.

The three blade composite Hartzell was 5 knots slower (side by side so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,996
Posted By RV10inOz
Jake, That should be about 15.5 for the 160HP...

Jake,

That should be about 15.5 for the 160HP and about 17.5 for the 180 HP ;)
Forum: Autopilots 05-14-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,029
Posted By RV10inOz
Rick, I have about 1500 hours on ours, and I do...

Rick,

I have about 1500 hours on ours, and I do not suffer your problem.

Can I suggest we discuss via face time, I will send you details by PM.

When we work out your issues then come back and post...
Forum: RV-10 04-06-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,989
Posted By RV10inOz
Dan, We can agree on what you posted, that is...

Dan,

We can agree on what you posted, that is not in dispute at all.

However, climbing to altitude, at reduced rpm (power) if you wish to have climb time as a constant, involves higher angle of...
Forum: RV-10 04-06-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,989
Posted By RV10inOz
Dan, you are taking only one element. ICP...

Dan, you are taking only one element.

ICP increases with 2500/2700.

I would say however, both elements are in real terms not that serious.



Dan, the power is reduced by 7.5%, but the ICP...
Forum: RV-10 04-04-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,989
Posted By RV10inOz
High? If you climb at 125KIAS it should not get...

High? If you climb at 125KIAS it should not get high. Or is it a new engine?
Forum: RV-10 03-31-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,989
Posted By RV10inOz
Ron, if noise is the issue, leave the throttle...

Ron, if noise is the issue, leave the throttle and mixture forward. Break ground, reduce to 2600, that first 100 rpm drop gets rig of a huge amount of noise. Once you are through 1500' go back to...
Forum: RV-10 03-31-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By RV10inOz
Try this. The most efficient...

Try this.

The most efficient climb-cruise-descent profile is achieved like this.

1. Takeoff at WOT/2700/full rich. At higher fields you may need to lean to about 1300dF (based on mags not EI's)
2....
Forum: Reviews 03-30-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,516
Posted By RV10inOz
This is going to sound like a FlyLeds lovefest,...

This is going to sound like a FlyLeds lovefest, but I also share the webpage and I am very impressed with the FlyLeds product.

We completed an RV10 build here recently(6 months ago) with the leading...
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,989
Posted By RV10inOz
Bruce, Why do you reduce to 2500 RPM at 1500' ?...

Bruce,

Why do you reduce to 2500 RPM at 1500' ? You probably know it but that is reducing your available power for climb. It is also harder on the engine, by a small amount.

I would suggest the...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,989
Posted By RV10inOz
Why on earth do people persist with this 25/25...

Why on earth do people persist with this 25/25 OWT.

If you knew its origins, you would laugh. If I told you, it would make you think I was taking the <insert naughty word>.

So in summary, the...
Forum: Propellers 03-13-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,103
Posted By RV10inOz
Because I know none of us are patient, and I have...

Because I know none of us are patient, and I have not had the chance yet for side by side, same day same location tests yet, here is what we found yesterday.

Bare in mind this is subject to some...
Forum: Propellers 03-11-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,103
Posted By RV10inOz
Rob, that is a very reasonable question to...

Rob, that is a very reasonable question to ask.

I suspect you are onto part of it. Now some props play better than others. So for example we had one experience with a MT 3 blade on a -10 reporting...
Forum: Propellers 03-11-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,103
Posted By RV10inOz
Bob, I do not have the data now. This was almost...

Bob,

I do not have the data now. This was almost a year ago. It was sent back to MT, they said nothing was wrong with it. I assume you understand the expense and seriousness of sending a 3 blade...
Forum: Propellers 03-09-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,103
Posted By RV10inOz
Vic, You can say it until you are blue in the...

Vic,

You can say it until you are blue in the face, but the data does not stack up in your favour. The OP asked about a hartzell 3 blade did he not?

You claim no difference with an MT......I am not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By RV10inOz
Dynon is still the better deal all round. And I...

Dynon is still the better deal all round. And I could afford either. I can be accused of being biased though.
Forum: Propellers 03-06-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,103
Posted By RV10inOz
Yes, the do indeed. I have just been test flying...

Yes, the do indeed.

I have just been test flying a new -10 with the Hartzell 3 blade and it is heaps slower. 10 knots possibly.

When I get a chance with some known to be good data, I will try to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-27-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,211
Posted By RV10inOz
Randy, Is the Skyview "classic" discontinued?...

Randy,

Is the Skyview "classic" discontinued? That is news to me, and I would be surprised. The SE I can understand.

To the original post, HDX is night and day. BUT, you will not be unhappy with...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-21-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By RV10inOz
FlyLeds Brilliant lighting, economical and if...

FlyLeds

Brilliant lighting, economical and if you wired your plane right (audio) these do not give you any trouble.

https://flyleds.com

I have seen some systems make a lot of noise, and I was...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-21-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By RV10inOz
I have done 25 hours of test flying on a brand...

I have done 25 hours of test flying on a brand new RV10 with a thunderbolt and 3 blade carbon fibre Hartzell.

I normally fly behind a stock IO540 and two blade.

My observations;

Don't get it...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-17-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,596
Posted By RV10inOz
I follow the flight director yes...... And the...

I follow the flight director yes......

And the AP follows it well too.

But anyone hand flying, without an FD, ....... it works.

Anyone with an old school six pack the VSI is very useful. I just...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-17-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,596
Posted By RV10inOz
Did you assume I said focus on nothing but the...

Did you assume I said focus on nothing but the VSI???

Disagree all you like, but get the scan right, as you say, and then in your scan take note of the IVSI.....if it is trending up or down, you...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-16-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,596
Posted By RV10inOz
The RV series are quite fine in IMC, remember IFR...

The RV series are quite fine in IMC, remember IFR flying is still done in CAVOK brilliant conditions so what you really mean is yucky IMC.

The deal on pitch sensitivity is simple, TRIM and use the...
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,303
Posted By RV10inOz
From memory......Lycoming publish a number well...

From memory......Lycoming publish a number well below 200dF and TCM 225dF.

Interesting that TCM with their water cooled engine (a jacketed version of their normal engines) set the temp at 239.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-02-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,778
Posted By RV10inOz
Not my recommendations, thanks for asking...

Not my recommendations, thanks for asking :rolleyes:

Not meeting Lycoming spec, not meeting the two best engine shops in Australia's expectations and the Lycoming reps expectations.....and a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,778
Posted By RV10inOz
Just for the sake of data, and you must have a...

Just for the sake of data, and you must have a pretty accurate fuel flow calibration before submitting results. I would be keen to see the following for all those with AVSTAR fuel control units (540,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-31-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,778
Posted By RV10inOz
All I can say is 100% of the AVSTAR FCU's I have...

All I can say is 100% of the AVSTAR FCU's I have seen get taken off and put on the fuel flow bench and get corrected to the tune of 12-15% more flow.

Just an observation.

Buy the Precision if you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,707
Posted By RV10inOz
Sounds like a shadow from the plane. We have a...

Sounds like a shadow from the plane.

We have a GTN750 and Syview system.....it has NEVER missed a LOC/ILS or VOR signal even at great distance, funny turns.....

You seem to have an antenna location...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-29-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,307
Posted By RV10inOz
5 degrees has a big effect on peak pressures and...

5 degrees has a big effect on peak pressures and the crankshaft torsional loads. Do you measure torsional loads on cranks on your dyno Ross? I would hate to be a crankshaft :eek:
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-29-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By RV10inOz
Check your servo's have power, do a DSAB network...

Check your servo's have power, do a DSAB network configure and then do a AP servo calibration.

GPS needs to be in NMEA and Normal
Serial input needs to be Auto.

You need Satellites to be in view.
Forum: Alternative Engines 01-14-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By RV10inOz
No You cannot use the CHT for F/A ratio tuning...

No

You cannot use the CHT for F/A ratio tuning at all.

You could but you will soon discover why it is a bad idea ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,591
Posted By RV10inOz
I have seen and solved this once before on a...

I have seen and solved this once before on a customer aircraft. Yours might be the same.

This will seem strange, but it is what it is.

Do you have the SV-GPS cable (4 wires twisted together)...
Forum: RV-10 01-04-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By RV10inOz
NAV radio antenna can go on top of the tail also,...

NAV radio antenna can go on top of the tail also, the rabbit ears type are quite common.

Markers go underneath, if you want one, and a storm scope if you desire.

Transponder typically under the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 12-20-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By RV10inOz
Buy a handful of OLC-1's from Aircraft Spruce....

Buy a handful of OLC-1's from Aircraft Spruce. Install ALL the connections between EGT and CHT probes to harness wires with these.

Do not waste your time and money doing anything else.

I have...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-06-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,405
Posted By RV10inOz
I hate to break more bad news to you, but ALL of...

I hate to break more bad news to you, but ALL of the usable HP (usable by the prop/you) is all created on the way down. The way up is sucking power from other previous events.

Ross, Dan and a few...
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By RV10inOz
DO NOT do anything to raise the CHT's, the old...

DO NOT do anything to raise the CHT's, the old Bonanza "winter kit" baffles were the cause of much trouble. Leave the baffles alone. Your engine will be warm enough.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-31-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By RV10inOz
Thanks very much. :)

Thanks very much. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-29-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,373
Posted By RV10inOz
Another reason NOT to richen the mixture on...

Another reason NOT to richen the mixture on descent. It makes the carby colder.

Some people did not believe this, so I borrowed a mates RV7 and tested the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-29-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By RV10inOz
Anyone have a VP-200 manual?

I am looking for a VP-200 manual so I can assist someone with a change to VP-X.

If you can email it to me that would be much appreciated. davidbrown 'at' advancedpilot.com

:)
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,050
Posted By RV10inOz
The volumetric efficiency changes...

The volumetric efficiency changes slightly.......much smarter folk like George Braly could give you specifics, but go try this for yourself. Find peak from the rich side at top of climb, get...
Forum: RV-10 10-21-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,050
Posted By RV10inOz
First things first. Did you use the lena find...

First things first. Did you use the lena find function to work out you were 43-63dFLOP? If so you were actually much leaner than that. Long story but basically, probes, algorithms and the fact when...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,722
Posted By RV10inOz
FlyLeds are the ducks nuts. :D

FlyLeds are the ducks nuts.

:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,966
Posted By RV10inOz
Just a slip of the keyboard.......... when G100UL...

Just a slip of the keyboard.......... when G100UL gets out there (soon) it will perform like the old purple gas and I have seen the test reports from Dixie Labs.

Lots of good things..........but...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-05-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,740
Posted By RV10inOz
I will concede there is a small increase in the...

I will concede there is a small increase in the work required for the compression stroke, but run appropriately LOP generating the same BMEP at an altitude (MAP) only (say 1000') lower is still...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-05-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,740
Posted By RV10inOz
And when LOP you will get more MPG :)

And when LOP you will get more MPG :)
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