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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,172
Posted By Janekom
Very glad you had a good outcome. I am busy...

Very glad you had a good outcome. I am busy replacing a windscreen on a slider 6A for the owner. Grandpa was taking his 6 year old grandson for a flip. A pigeon came through on the right hand side...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,505
Posted By Janekom
Congratulations Doug and well done. It takes a...

Congratulations Doug and well done. It takes a lot of dedication to pull this off.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 955
Posted By Janekom
Magic RV stuff happening all around the world....

Magic RV stuff happening all around the world. One of these days I would like to put our little spot on the RV map.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,966
Posted By Janekom
The same here. Sadly no response from him after...

The same here. Sadly no response from him after several email messages.
Forum: RV-10 01-16-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By Janekom
Email sent Mike ;)

Email sent Mike ;)
Forum: RV-10 01-15-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By Janekom
Hi Mike, I have sent you a PM a few days ago...

Hi Mike,
I have sent you a PM a few days ago asking for your email address.
Have not received a reply yet.
Forum: RV-10 12-28-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By Janekom
Let me try and explain in more detail. I have...

Let me try and explain in more detail. I have built three RV10s.

Secondly let me split the tow issues at hand. Windscreen and windows.

The first one (RVI) has been flying since 2010 and I have...
Forum: RV-10 12-28-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By Janekom
Hi Mike, With this RV10 the paint shop painted...

Hi Mike,
With this RV10 the paint shop painted over the Sika. My instructions at the time to them was to paint up to the Sika. As the Sika is paintable it came out ok. But my preference and what I...
Forum: RV-10 12-25-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By Janekom
No Larry - with a steady hand and the Sika...

No Larry - with a steady hand and the Sika applied with even thickness it works well. I find that applying the Sika onto the windows works well for me. After positioning the windows you squeeze out...
Forum: RV-10 12-25-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,971
Posted By Janekom
I agree with Scott if you like the two camlocks. ...

I agree with Scott if you like the two camlocks. Then the supplied piece of foam glassed over works well, but it is hard to get a good looking oil door.
What worked the best for me was to...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By Janekom
At Togaflier - maybe I should have said a similar...

At Togaflier - maybe I should have said a similar look when finished :D
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By Janekom
At Larry - with a few clecoes. Just fill the...

At Larry - with a few clecoes. Just fill the clecoe holes with Sika afterwards.

At Fil - you do not have to paint the posts black. Below is a copy of one of my posts in 2014.

Close up from the...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By Janekom
Dorfie refered to me in his post. I have built...

Dorfie refered to me in his post. I have built two 10's using Sika 295 and also helped him do his windows. The trick is not to paint over the Sika and plexi. Then there is no risk of cracking. This...
Forum: ADS-B 12-15-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,605
Posted By Janekom
Hi Aussieflyer, please check your mail. Thank...

Hi Aussieflyer, please check your mail.
Thank you.
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 395,873
Posted By Janekom
Auto scrapyard That is a picture from my Sony...

Auto scrapyard

That is a picture from my Sony camera like the others - might be the wrap around black paint?
Forum: RV-10 11-25-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 395,873
Posted By Janekom
XU-XOX is an aeroplane

So after about two years and just over 1300 hours, QB kit #41612 became an aeroplane on 14 November 2018. This happened at The Coves, South Africa. This is my 7th project and might be the last. ;)...
Forum: Tools 09-27-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,130
Posted By Janekom
I have more or less the same as IR172 and cannot...

I have more or less the same as IR172 and cannot do wiring without it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,966
Posted By Janekom
I also got a note from him today with the same...

I also got a note from him today with the same info. He stated that he only reads his emails once week. :confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,727
Posted By Janekom
There is an airshow next week in Jingmen. I have...

There is an airshow next week in Jingmen. I have three friends over there as part of a show team. They indeed have to put together their aircraft, fly in the show and then it gets trucked like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,966
Posted By Janekom
I have been trying to get hold of Allan by email...

I have been trying to get hold of Allan by email to no avail. Can someone please help me with his telephone numbers. It is nowhere on his website, invoice, etc. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,966
Posted By Janekom
Same problem here

Same problem here. Email sent to Allan
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By Janekom
I have installed several on the inspection panel....

I have installed several on the inspection panel. Never had a problem, altough it is close to the tie down.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,388
Posted By Janekom
The 7 and the 9 has exactly the same fuselage. So...

The 7 and the 9 has exactly the same fuselage. So the challenge is the same :eek:
It is the most difficult part of the project.. A lot of builders eventually build up the foward top skin to conform...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,100
Posted By Janekom
I have designed a small PWM trim speed controller...

I have designed a small PWM trim speed controller that will adjust the speed from about 10% to about 90% It does not have pitot inputs.

In order to test it properly I have even connected it to a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,141
Posted By Janekom
Amazing achievement

Amazing achievement and well done. Seeing that it is early Friday evening here in South Africa, I will pour a scotch or to on this :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,197
Posted By Janekom
It could also be the aileron trim spring if you...

It could also be the aileron trim spring if you have the aileron trim option installed. Agree with Bob - find the cause.
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,238
Posted By Janekom
@ Dan - sitting halfway around the world is not...

@ Dan - sitting halfway around the world is not easy. Shipping is way too expensive to get from SA to you guys in USA.
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,238
Posted By Janekom
Hi Ashley, as the maker of these a few comments...

Hi Ashley, as the maker of these a few comments and a question.
My original idea with this was just to have proper and neat looking seal with no rubbers folding down the line.
So if your rubbers...
Forum: RV-10 08-01-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By Janekom
From the horses mouth so to speak. Just remember...

From the horses mouth so to speak. Just remember that are made oversize and you are advised to trim them somewhat.
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Janekom
Glad to report back that it is working. Made a...

Glad to report back that it is working.
Made a contraption to run Avgas through it with a header pipe and funnel and left it like that for a few hours. Made sure that clean fuel ran out on FW...
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Janekom
Thank you for all the advice. Late evening here...

Thank you for all the advice. Late evening here in South Africa and I just got back from a meeting.
Brand new Airflow Performance pump as supplied by Vans. It has been sitting for almost two years...
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Janekom
Fuel Pump Trouble

Standard RV10 and today I have connected the fuel pump for the first time. I can hear a faint clunk sound from it but nothing else on Pump On. Yes I know that it should not be run without fuel, but...
Forum: Reviews 05-24-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By Janekom
On the other side of the world here in South...

On the other side of the world here in South Africa, In am one of the Spot dealers and I am using it wherever I fly. It has really done great here in our part of the world.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,031
Posted By Janekom
WOW! Lovely RV. Enjoy every minute flying it

WOW! Lovely RV. Enjoy every minute flying it
Forum: Autopilots 05-07-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Janekom
Thank you Rainier ;)

Thank you Rainier ;)
Forum: Autopilots 05-07-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Janekom
Question MGL and Trutrak

Does anyone know if Trutrak servos will work on the MGL system?
Thanking you in advance.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-06-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By Janekom
Many thanks :)

Many thanks :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-06-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By Janekom
Question VP-X Configurator app

I simply cannot find the VP-X Configurator app on the Vertical Power website. Can someone please tell me where it is or provide a link? Many thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-05-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,830
Posted By Janekom
Did you email Chris or me? I did not receive...

Did you email Chris or me? I did not receive anything yet.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-31-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,067
Posted By Janekom
Lucky you - here in dark Africa we cannot do...

Lucky you - here in dark Africa we cannot do that. We just press the ACCEPT button and Go Fly ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,498
Posted By Janekom
Outstanding service

I am dealing with them by email from far away and they are all OUTSTANDING.

Please send them flowers if you can ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 123,881
Posted By Janekom
Pictures from Dorfie

Here are two screenshots from Dorfie's flight.

http://hanekom.org.za/Images_Vlieg/N245JM_212KTS.JPG

http://hanekom.org.za/Images_Vlieg/N245JM_217KTS.JPG
Forum: Southeast 01-25-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,001
Posted By Janekom
Hdi Peter, I have send you a private message...

Hdi Peter,
I have send you a private message about something else. Thank you.
Forum: RV-14 12-24-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By Janekom
Merry Christmas to all VAF and RV people all...

Merry Christmas to all VAF and RV people all around the world.
Lovely day here in Boggomsbay in South Africa.
Enjoying the surf and good company with family, kids and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-22-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,541
Posted By Janekom
Phew ! Well done

Phew ! Well done
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,365
Posted By Janekom
Also make sure that your filter is squeezed...

Also make sure that your filter is squeezed tight. Any movement and the filter will eat right through the bottom of the FAB. I usually glue in an aluminium base ito the FAB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By Janekom
Another key symptom when it fails is if your...

Another key symptom when it fails is if your motor tends to fire or start just as you release the start key. But the retard set of points not opening on the retard magneto will do the same.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-20-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 136,950
Posted By Janekom
Great story and great trip. Thanks for sharing it.

Great story and great trip. Thanks for sharing it.
Forum: RV-10 10-19-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By Janekom
Many thanks Johan :D

Many thanks Johan :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-13-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 136,950
Posted By Janekom
Amazing story. Thank you so much for sharing

Amazing story. Thank you so much for sharing
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,993
Posted By Janekom
For someone halfway around the world - what it a...

For someone halfway around the world - what it a Thunderbolt engine please?
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,823
Posted By Janekom
There is in my opinion no need to lift the plane....

There is in my opinion no need to lift the plane. You do this part with the wings off. Just go to the tail, jerk it upwards ads see how the wheels will slide inwards ( toe in ) slightly. Then follow...
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,447
Posted By Janekom
I have three dzus fasteners each side on the...

I have three dzus fasteners each side on the bottom cowl and it cracked at about 150 hrs. Made a new one from slightly thicker material and made the top longer to take two fasteners. One as per plan...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By Janekom
Thanks Dorfie. I am not sure but there were...

Thanks Dorfie. I am not sure but there were several items auctioned and it is also an awareness campaign by Botswana Tourism with spin offs down the line.

There are various flying schools that will...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By Janekom
The big tent where everything...

The big tent where everything happens.
http://www.hanekom.org.za/ROR2017/IMG_6306.JPG
Me and my navigator Johan.
http://www.hanekom.org.za/ROR2017/IMG_6430.JPG
The fesh-fesh dust can be a problem...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By Janekom
Thank you Rob. By the way I also do the yearly...

Thank you Rob. By the way I also do the yearly Zimbabwe Air Rally. I have done six and my pilot has done 38 ! I could also do something on the Zim Rally of 2017 in another post?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By Janekom
Some pictures

The surrounds
http://www.hanekom.org.za/ROR2017/IMG_6275.JPG
Final approach RWY 10
http://www.hanekom.org.za/ROR2017/IMG_6279.JPG
On the apron. Three weeks ago this was just...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By Janekom
Here is another link to the Pilots Post site and...

Here is another link to the Pilots Post site and a report from RV7 owner and friend Juri Keyter and Willie Bodenstein.

http://www.pilotspost.com/arn0001276

Then as requested more info about the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-03-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,129
Posted By Janekom
Race for Rhinos 2017

This past weekend we have participated in the Race for Rhinos 2017. Now this event takes place in the middle of Botswana close to or at Sowa Pans.

This year there were 71 entrants. No less than four...
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,890
Posted By Janekom
Sikaflex is your friend

I am busy with RV build number 7, this my third RV 10 and have always used Sikaflex 295. Easy to work with and never had any problems.
Forum: RV-10 06-05-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,415
Posted By Janekom
Congratulations Johan

Congratulations Johan,
I am sure the family will have many hours of fun flight in this wonderful flying machine :D


http://www.hanekom.org.za/Images_Vlieg/IMG_5918.JPG
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,069
Posted By Janekom
Congratulations Johan

Here is Johan proudly showing off his PINK SLIP :)

Wishing you many fun and safe hours in N245JM. Having witnessed how meticulous he was with everything during the build, this will be a very nice...
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