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Forum: Electrical Systems 03-20-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By JoopSJ
I have the AWG and also the AeroElectric...

I have the AWG and also the AeroElectric book.

AeroElectric is a bit to amplified for me and AWG is too superficial.
So I would appreciate something in between.
And I agree with DanH's list.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By JoopSJ
I don't think it has to be a perfect circle. I...

I don't think it has to be a perfect circle.
I just used a Dremel tool and it went pretty easy.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-18-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By JoopSJ
The instruction video Vans sells it says it is...

The instruction video Vans sells it says it is better to test fit/drill the wings at the stage stated in the manual. The point is that you want to do this before the aircraft is on its wheels.
It...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-19-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By JoopSJ
GEA sensors for EFII/G3X/IO-360

I am trying to find out what I need to connect the EFII system 32, with an IO-360 to the Garmin GEA engine monitor.
The standard package Stein recommends is:

- G3X sensor kit , 4 cyl Lycoming
- G3X...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-21-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,783
Posted By JoopSJ
https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hp_limts.pdf

Article by Ken Kreuger

@Carl, if the limit is 200 kts than it is 200 kts everywhere. At MSL up to as high as you can get. As...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Tom, As a coincidence I just put a question...

Hi Tom,

As a coincidence I just put a question on another thread, already answered.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=178717
It seems like you advice against using the swivel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By JoopSJ
That's what I thought first, but the hole does...

That's what I thought first, but the hole does not go trough, there is a kind of pin in it.
I think Mike is correct



Mike, is there supposed to be swiveling action *after* the nut is tighten, or is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By JoopSJ
Tiny hole in AN swivel adapter

I tried to figure it out myself...
What is the purpose of this tiny hole in this swivel adapter? (See picture)
Thank...
Forum: International 01-09-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By JoopSJ
...ahum... *former* Dutch colonies. :)

...ahum... *former* Dutch colonies. :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-21-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By JoopSJ
Mounting battery verically on firewall

Is it OK to mount the batteries as shown in the picture?
One horizontal and one...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-20-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,229
Posted By JoopSJ
Just tell MT your engine, induction type and...

Just tell MT your engine, induction type and cowling and they will send you the correct spinner and extended hub.
That’s what they did for my combination:
Lyc-IO360-M1B, horizontal, Sam James long...
Forum: Autopilots 12-18-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,098
Posted By JoopSJ
Awesome! Will the GMC307 fit into this? Is GMC307...

Awesome! Will the GMC307 fit into this?
Is GMC307 the same size as the GMC507.
If not, any chance there will be a version for the 307?
Forum: Interiors 11-23-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,559
Posted By JoopSJ
Here is a picture of an RV-6 with a permanent...

Here is a picture of an RV-6 with a permanent painted shade.
It belonged to (DAR) Mel, maybe he can chime-in.

I 'm interested in this too. I always enjoy flying "under a roof" and I also think it...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-07-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By JoopSJ
@Mark. Could you show me how you wired the second...

@Mark. Could you show me how you wired the second relay? I think that’s a good improvement.

@Jhon, yes I read that thread and your input. I also received a PM from another member pointing me to the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-06-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Mark, Indeed, bus manager simplyfies the...

Hi Mark,
Indeed, bus manager simplyfies the wiring and the schematics provided are very clear.
The only thing is that I want to make sure the part “LEFT” of the bus manager (ALT, SHUNT, ANL, BATT) is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-06-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By JoopSJ
Request full elec schematic EFII BUS mngr

Anyone with the following setup that is willing to share their full electrical schematic with me?

EFII bus manager
Two batt
Pri and Stby alternator B&C ext regul
b&C volt regulators
G3X

Thank you
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-24-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,016
Posted By JoopSJ
larry, that’s a very nice article in this months...

larry, that’s a very nice article in this months KitPlanes magazine
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-21-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,939
Posted By JoopSJ
Hello Bill. That looks very neat! How did you...

Hello Bill. That looks very neat!
How did you carry-through the shield ground of the CAN bus. Did you connect it to the casing of the big connector or did you assign it to a pin?

Also, can you give...
Forum: Flight Testing 09-02-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,150
Posted By JoopSJ
Hej Magnus, I tried the same, but no, not...

Hej Magnus,

I tried the same, but no, not available.
Shipping was expensive (story of our live, on this side of the world) so I ordered a bunch of them and shared with a few builders here.

I still...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-25-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By JoopSJ
Thanks

Thanks everyone,

Got enough info to make a good decision.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-23-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By JoopSJ
Oil cooler recommendation for Cold Air Sump

I am looking for a recommendation for an oil cooler to be used with a Superiour (AeroSport IO-360) Cold Air Sump.
Am I correct assuming that the cold air system demands more oil cooler capacity than...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By JoopSJ
Electrical duplex fuel selector valve

I just saw that Andair is now offering an (expensive) electrically operated fuel selector valve.
Looks a bit bulky but the advantage to me seems that you can relocate the valve and get rid of the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-22-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,005
Posted By JoopSJ
Farewell René Bubberman

With a heavy heart I am announcing that our good friend, former chairman of the Dutch Association of Homebuilders and member of this forum, Rene Bubberman, has died yesterday in an airplane...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-14-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,569
Posted By JoopSJ
The cloudlayer above the even stripes definitely...

The cloudlayer above the even stripes definitely looks like Noctiluncent. Not real clouds but ice/dust particles at approximately 80 km above the earth....
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-09-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,283
Posted By JoopSJ
Unless otherwise specified: 1. Manufactured head...

Unless otherwise specified:
1. Manufactured head on the outside (MIL Spec)
2. Shop head on thickest material
3. What looks better
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,490
Posted By JoopSJ
YES! The more I read about this topic the more...

YES!

The more I read about this topic the more confused and insecure I become. I am one of those folks that have a hard time with electrons. I know all the theory but I don't seem to be able to...
Forum: International 03-11-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By JoopSJ
High Flyer, thank you very much for the info....

High Flyer, thank you very much for the info. Very use full.
The fly-in weekend is noted in my agenda.
I will let you know if I am able to attend.
Best regards
Forum: International 02-13-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By JoopSJ
Thank you

Thank you very much.
Very useful and exactly what I am looking for.
I will contact you via PM.
Best regards,
Joop
Forum: International 02-11-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By JoopSJ
Builder info from France, Germany, Austria and Sweden requested

Hi all,

As a board member of the Dutch Amateur Builders Club, I need some information on the EAB regulations in several countries in Europe.
I would appreciate if someone could provide next...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-16-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,006
Posted By JoopSJ
I have no problem squeezing those. Cleaveland has...

I have no problem squeezing those.
Cleaveland has an exellent video explaing that if the gap is too narrow the squeezer will not apply any...
Forum: International 11-09-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,101
Posted By JoopSJ
As you can read here, the biggest take away is...

As you can read here, the biggest take away is that everything depends on the country of registration. There is no consensus within EASA and that's why homebuild falls under the National...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By JoopSJ
Thanks all for the replies.

Thanks all for the replies.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By JoopSJ
Painting aileron push rods.

I had to re-do my aileron push rods (the small ones)
Trying to avoid shipping costs to this part of the world I ordered the parts locally.
Question:
Do I have to powder-coat the rods or can I also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By JoopSJ
I see this comment passing by every now and...

I see this comment passing by every now and then.
How accurate is this? If it is, I have a problem. I have used *lots* of MEK to try to keep things clean.

If the MEK residue is the problem, can’t...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-02-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,851
Posted By JoopSJ
Sikkens Wash primer

Sikkens (AKZO) Washprimer (self-etching) comes very close to the primer Vans uses.
The color is yellow/greenisch
Available on this (that) side of the pond.
Also available in spray...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-13-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,857
Posted By JoopSJ
Yeah, I think most builders already riveted the...

Yeah, I think most builders already riveted the main ribs at that stage. I came across that post and decided to leave them clecko'd.
I sill didn't attach the LE so I can not say whether or not the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,857
Posted By JoopSJ
How about this...

How about this tip:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1152391&postcount=105
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By JoopSJ
Thanks all for the good suggestions. @Krea,...

Thanks all for the good suggestions.
@Krea, thanks for the invite. I am still working on the itinerary. I will mail you shortly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By JoopSJ
Shopping at Oshkosh

I will be visiting AirVenture this year. Finally! I am excited about it.
I assume there will be several vendors displaying and also selling their products. Would that be a grab-and-go system or are...
Forum: RV-10 05-17-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,436
Posted By JoopSJ
ANMI

Hi Fredrik,

You can try ANMI anmi.info in The Netherlands.
I think they have measured two RV-10's so far. But I don't know if your specs are equal.
The are planning sessions this June and July....
Forum: Reviews 03-05-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By JoopSJ
Thumbs up Congrats

Congratulations Krea!
Also to your son.
Working next to you in Synergy’s hanger for a week was a great pleasure.
I have many pictures of your airplane: “OK, so this how it should be done on my...
Forum: Southeast 01-17-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,373
Posted By JoopSJ
You ‘r welcome Peter, Just to complete: This is...

You ‘r welcome Peter,

Just to complete:
This is the FAA website where you need to register. It was done for me ahead of time by the CFI that did my rental check-out. The DPE needs this to issue your...
Forum: Southeast 01-16-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,373
Posted By JoopSJ
I just went trough the whole process. The last...

I just went trough the whole process.

The last part has changed:
we you receive the letter to issue the validation, the final issuance is not done by the FSDO anymore. It is now done by a Designated...
Forum: Southeast 01-15-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,373
Posted By JoopSJ
Unless NZ is exempted, it is not possible. But...

Unless NZ is exempted, it is not possible. But you can get a US validation of your foreign licence. It is not difficult, but it is time consuming. Count on 3 months. Google has plenty of info. Take a...
Forum: Tools 07-04-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,480
Posted By JoopSJ
Link to Cleaveland video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4PvfylZcC0&t=219s
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,677
Posted By JoopSJ
Introducing myself

Hello all,

The kit is ordered and the adventure is going to begin.
VAF was of great importance to me while preparing myself for deciding to jump-in as well as deciding what to build. I want to thank...
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