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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-20-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By flyinga
Try your local avionics shop. They are getting...

Try your local avionics shop. They are getting lots of 327's in trade for 345's, etc. They are selling them cheap too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,225
Posted By flyinga
Must have oil pressure.

Must have oil pressure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By flyinga
I wouldn't put too much faith in cable slack. On...

I wouldn't put too much faith in cable slack. On the ground with no pressure on rudder pedals slack is normal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By flyinga
Your rudder stop(s) could be wrong. Check the...

Your rudder stop(s) could be wrong. Check the deflection with a protractor to see if you are getting "book" deflection both ways. don't know what it is for the 6, but it's 30-35 l/r degrees for the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-03-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By flyinga
Yep, I was speaking to certified planes.

Yep, I was speaking to certified planes.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-03-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By flyinga
David, Since the owner performing the...

David,

Since the owner performing the maintenance must have a PPL or greater:

John Doe, PPL 1234567
Forum: ADS-B 05-03-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,131
Posted By flyinga
Bob, I've filed many ASRS reports and understand...

Bob,

I've filed many ASRS reports and understand the process. My point was that you cannot FILE one anonymously.
Forum: ADS-B 05-03-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,131
Posted By flyinga
"I can file an ASRS report anonymously and have...

"I can file an ASRS report anonymously and have some protection from reprisal."

Hi Turner,

Exactly how does this work?
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By flyinga
Any decent race shop or race team will have...

Any decent race shop or race team will have digital scales they may be willing to rent or even loan you.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-18-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,203
Posted By flyinga
I too started out with lose chains/springs (stock...

I too started out with lose chains/springs (stock settup). I didn't like it and switched to the Rocket Link which I like much better. As previously mentioned, I think it's "personal preference."
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By flyinga
I've had the exact same experience as you. No...

I've had the exact same experience as you. No replies to email or phone message.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By flyinga
It's experimental; do what you like. It doesn't...

It's experimental; do what you like. It doesn't really matter.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-04-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By flyinga
I would not add extra overvolt protection. I use...

I would not add extra overvolt protection. I use a 40 amp CB for my system as I cannot imagine my 70 amp alternator ever having to produce that much current.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,689
Posted By flyinga
Gil, The TCM SB03-3 (for TCM engines used in...

Gil,

The TCM SB03-3 (for TCM engines used in Bonanzas) calls for the .040 orifice. The .060 orifice is not the one to be used on Bonanzas (or Lycomings).
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-04-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By flyinga
I have the Dynon FD180 that comes on with the...

I have the Dynon FD180 that comes on with the master (with backup battery). Dynon told me to leave it on during engine start.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By flyinga
Jesse, I had a similar situation with my 8. ...

Jesse,

I had a similar situation with my 8. Took the spinner off and did a test flight with it off and found out I couldn't tell any differences in temps (it was not a Texas summer day!). Put a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-14-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By flyinga
I don't know anything about the G3X, but if it...

I don't know anything about the G3X, but if it was me, I'd have everything on that would be on during flight. Break the engine first so you don't have to worry about it, then do the calibration.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By flyinga
I'd consider future fuel options. In future it...

I'd consider future fuel options. In future it may be difficult to find a suitable fuel for a 10:1 engine.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-08-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,731
Posted By flyinga
Cookie, check your PMs

Cookie, check your PMs
Forum: COMM 03-02-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By flyinga
What Scot and Mike said. Why waste the...

What Scot and Mike said. Why waste the time/effort/money to install a marker beacon?
Forum: Southeast 02-26-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By flyinga
Using the phrase "top off" seems to help with...

Using the phrase "top off" seems to help with negotiations even if the amount is only a few gallons.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,522
Posted By flyinga
There was no way on God's green earth that I was...

There was no way on God's green earth that I was going to let anyone but me fly that first flight!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By flyinga
If panel room is a consideration, how about an...

If panel room is a consideration, how about an "idiot light" for oil pressure?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By flyinga
If you make it Private/Public you may be able to...

If you make it Private/Public you may be able to get funding for RNAV approach(es). The fee for approaches into a Private/Private airport are very high (around $20,000 we were told).

Here at TS36...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,610
Posted By flyinga
I wold not be concerned with your usage. If you...

I wold not be concerned with your usage. If you used zero oil in 17 hours I'd probably investigate.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-22-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By flyinga
Do it in a warm place!

Do it in a warm place!
Forum: Propellers 01-22-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By flyinga
Just curious, what is the purpose of finding...

Just curious, what is the purpose of finding neutral (zero) thrust on a single engine airplane unless you have a full-feathering prop?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By flyinga
Did you properly bend the end of the wire to the...

Did you properly bend the end of the wire to the float so it couldn't rotate in the unit? I've seen more than one builder not notice this in the sender directions.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By flyinga
Just curious, where is your filter located that...

Just curious, where is your filter located that you can actually hear it with the engine running?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By flyinga
If you are using the Airflow Performance FI...

If you are using the Airflow Performance FI system without the purge valve, this can happen. The manual states that at ICO the fuel will not be completely shut off.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-07-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,933
Posted By flyinga
Heat is indeed dissipated through the prop,...

Heat is indeed dissipated through the prop, though probably not like you are thinking. Heat energy from combustion is mechanically converted to thrust provided by the prop.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By flyinga
My 345, which uses the GNS430 for GPS position,...

My 345, which uses the GNS430 for GPS position, only requires one antenna; the same one that the KT76A used.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-24-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By flyinga
The drawing shows no washers on the bolt but the...

The drawing shows no washers on the bolt but the parts list calls for 4 of each kind of washer; three each for the studs and one each for the bolt?
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-18-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,156
Posted By flyinga
You're on the best one.

You're on the best one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By flyinga
For LOP operations, it's measured from the last...

For LOP operations, it's measured from the last cylinder to peak. For ROP it's the first to peak.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By flyinga
500+ hours and 5 years and all is well. Similar...

500+ hours and 5 years and all is well. Similar to Joel, I use a towel when I or my pax steps on a seat.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By flyinga
I just put rebuild Ram cylinders on my TCM IO550....

I just put rebuild Ram cylinders on my TCM IO550. Ram says cylinders will be broken in after 1st hour....and they were. CHTs down (not nearly 50 degrees!) and stable oil consumption. You do run it...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 11-22-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,009
Posted By flyinga
Hi Paul. I think you should take the last two...

Hi Paul. I think you should take the last two words off your title; the rules are good for any airplane, no matter where the little wheel is.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-16-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By flyinga
Flyboy Accessories. Two heat settings. Sent...

Flyboy Accessories. Two heat settings. Sent them to Oregon Aero who installed them when seats were made. Can basically be installed just under seat cover for any seat; bottom and back. Work very...
Forum: COMM 11-15-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,836
Posted By flyinga
From another forum: Inside the contiguous 48...

From another forum:

Inside the contiguous 48 United States, 123.45 is NOT a valid air-to-air frequency. It is assigned to flight test for various airplane manufacturers by the FCC.

Ref: 47...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,840
Posted By flyinga
Shock cooling? OWT. I guess we shouldn't fly in...

Shock cooling? OWT. I guess we shouldn't fly in rain.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By flyinga
Your friend does understand that this is a SB and...

Your friend does understand that this is a SB and is not required for a part 91 flown aircraft?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,254
Posted By flyinga
In y experience, with two vehicles (airplanes,...

In y experience, with two vehicles (airplanes, cars....) of the same power to weight ration the lighter one will be more fun. A 150hp 1500# plane will be more "fun" to fly than a 300hp 3,000# plane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By flyinga
You can also use a lot of your woodworking tools...

You can also use a lot of your woodworking tools on the build: band saw, table saw (carbide tipped blade), belt sander, disc saner (both table mounted).....
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-05-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By flyinga
I used a 40a CB.

I used a 40a CB.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-21-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,999
Posted By flyinga
Steve, If I had it to do over again, I'd do what...

Steve,

If I had it to do over again, I'd do what you plan. I've got the "upgraded" throttle quadrant and wish for vernier mixture and prop control.

Find a good throttle you like and go vernier for...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-18-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,085
Posted By flyinga
Jesse, Good stuff here. I just replaced all...

Jesse,

Good stuff here. I just replaced all cylinders on my IO550 (due to SAP AD).

I went with Ram cylinders. Their break in procedure is to limit ground ops; no cycling of prop. Max power...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-06-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,051
Posted By flyinga
It sounds to me like you have a leak in either an...

It sounds to me like you have a leak in either an exhaust valve or intake valve on #1 and the #3 cylinder exhaust or intake valve is open so you are hearing the air leaking out of the #1 valve,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By flyinga
Before I tried any adjustments I'd get a good...

Before I tried any adjustments I'd get a good engine monitor.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-01-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By flyinga
Talking Those are shot! Send them to me for immediate...

Those are shot! Send them to me for immediate disposal!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By flyinga
Lots of beautiful scenery in southern Utah and...

Lots of beautiful scenery in southern Utah and northern AZ. Canyonlands NP and of course the Grand Canyon.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-19-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By flyinga
Actually it's for the RV8 but the wings are the...

Actually it's for the RV8 but the wings are the same on the 7 and 8.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-19-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By flyinga
Ailerons: 25-32 degrees up; 15-17 degrees down.

Ailerons: 25-32 degrees up; 15-17 degrees down.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,642
Posted By flyinga
I would say that since it had 1.5 on the...

I would say that since it had 1.5 on the dyno/test stand, plus a bit of your flying and your oil usage has stabilized that it is good to go.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,610
Posted By flyinga
The airlines flew DC-3s for, what, 30-50 years. ...

The airlines flew DC-3s for, what, 30-50 years. I'm pretty sure they flew at night and in IFR conditions.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-10-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By flyinga
Personally, I wouldn't waste the time......

Personally, I wouldn't waste the time......
Forum: Formation Flying 07-01-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,760
Posted By flyinga
Talking So, if a 9 will climb faster, fly slower and also...

So, if a 9 will climb faster, fly slower and also fly as fast as the other models, why do we bother with them?
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By flyinga
I call it "aviation therapy!"

I call it "aviation therapy!"
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-22-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,184
Posted By flyinga
As for the stand alone I think there are quite a...

As for the stand alone I think there are quite a few EAB folks flying in the system with just GPS for nav.
Will a hand held VOR receiver make you legal??

VOR not required. As far as I know, nothing...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-09-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By flyinga
Jesse Saint sent me a restrictor and all is well?...

Jesse Saint sent me a restrictor and all is well? Thanks Jesse!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By flyinga
Hi Scott. I think you can afford to lean a...

Hi Scott. I think you can afford to lean a little bit in climb. You didn't state at what altitude you were getting 24-26 gph ff, but my TCM IO550 300hp is about that ff at takeoff at 2000' msl. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By flyinga
Dynon D10A powered by totally separate electrical...

Dynon D10A powered by totally separate electrical system and internal battery.

For my Bo I have a Dynon D1. Totally self contained. Of course it displays GS instead of IAS, GPS altitude instead of...
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