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Forum: RV-10 02-07-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By togaflyer
I checked mine, based on previous posts, before...

I checked mine, based on previous posts, before installing the sender unit. One was tight, the other I got a good 1/2 turn. I used a stubby wrench with an open end/closed end. I used a long piece...
Forum: RV-10 02-06-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By togaflyer
THANKS!

Well after four years and four months, two house moves, two Grand kids, a bunch of everything else in life, and toss in a hurricane, I still pulled it off.
N924RL is a gas burning machine with a...
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By togaflyer
I noticed that on the Van’s WEB site for the RV...

I noticed that on the Van’s WEB site for the RV 14, they have recommended setting for the Garmin Auto Pilot system. I wonder how much difference between the -14 and the -10 would be with the same...
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By togaflyer
G3X auto pilot servo settings

Looking for the gain and torque settings for the Garmin servos that have worked well for you. Thanks!
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By togaflyer
I will go with the 100. Anything more would just...

I will go with the 100. Anything more would just give my wife reason to pack more stuff.
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By togaflyer
Baggage compartment weight

In the Vanís weight and balance paperwork it shows the baggage area max weight at 150 lbs. On the Vanís WEB page site for the -10 specs, it shows 100 lbs max. What max weight for the baggage area...
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks all system is all set.

Thanks all system is all set.
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By togaflyer
Need to verify engine limits

Im programing the G3x for my IO 540 D series. Are you setting any temp limits color, or lines for the EGT, Manifold pressure, and fuel pressure.

A strange feeling came over me tonight. I suddenly...
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks. So the purpose of matching the flap to...

Thanks. So the purpose of matching the flap to the aileron, more roll authority at a slower speed? Or is it just a good position for the 15 degree setting.
Forum: RV-10 01-21-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By togaflyer
Flap configuration

The flaps have the reflex setting, 0 degrees, 15 and 30 degrees. But I have read on the forum about 10 degrees and other degree settings. I just want to confirm what the flaps settings are.
Forum: RV-10 01-15-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By togaflyer
Gear fairing piano hinge

I have two strips of piano hinges. One is 063 and the other is heavier, ms20257-3. The book does not specify which one. Both are the same execpt for thickness. Which one do I use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By togaflyer
Great, thanks....

Great, thanks....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By togaflyer
Yes she will be hangered. I need to avoid any...

Yes she will be hangered. I need to avoid any type of do it yourself paint job, Im terrible at it. I would just be creating more work for the paint shop down the road. Can you put a light coat of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,914
Posted By togaflyer
Flying with an unpainted plane.

Weeks away from having a flying plane. It will probably be 3-6 months before I can get it painted. Should anything be done to protect the aluminum and composite parts until its painted.
Forum: RV-10 01-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,386
Posted By togaflyer
Awesome for you!

Awesome for you!
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By togaflyer
Wing tip rib install

With the rib installed in the wing tip, a gap around an inch exists between the trailing edge of the rib and the trailing edge of the wing tip. Is this left open or is it glassed in to close it up. ...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-07-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,926
Posted By togaflyer
A C130 crew suffered a wing seperation during a...

A C130 crew suffered a wing seperation during a fire suppresion mission. The cause of the failure was due to thousands of sudden positive and negative G force experienced during the drops. Some...
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,412
Posted By togaflyer
For a Standard IO 540 D series with the Vans...

For a Standard IO 540 D series with the Vans throttle bracket attached to the oil sump do you order the O540 kit with the two pads or do you use the single pad version.
Forum: RV-10 01-04-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,194
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks for the info...

Thanks for the info...
Forum: RV-10 01-03-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,194
Posted By togaflyer
Wings install question

When installing the wings, should the wingtips and flaps be on or off. Or does it matter. I plan to keep the ailerons attached since they are rigged.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,257
Posted By togaflyer
Question...let say you were flying somewhere in a...

Question...let say you were flying somewhere in a commercial airliner and all the engines went silent for a short perior of time. Then the Captain announces, "don't worry folks, we just ran our fuel...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By togaflyer
Jeff the one pack is the all inclusive but at the...

Jeff the one pack is the all inclusive but at the end it cost more.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By togaflyer
I called the Garmin help line and this is what...

I called the Garmin help line and this is what was decided for the most economical IFR set up. The North America bundle for the G3X is 199 dollars. The North America bundle for one GTN 650 cost 549...
Forum: RV-10 12-24-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,569
Posted By togaflyer
Yep, that F18 driver wants to see those 12 inch...

Yep, that F18 driver wants to see those 12 inch numbers.
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,569
Posted By togaflyer
Good info. If I dont paint for a while, do you...

Good info. If I dont paint for a while, do you do anything with the aluminum for protection. The fiberglass will be epoxy wipped, but not primed.
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,569
Posted By togaflyer
Boat reg decals. Didnt think about that. Time...

Boat reg decals. Didnt think about that. Time to swing by West Marine. Thanks...
Forum: RV-10 12-22-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,569
Posted By togaflyer
Until its painted, I just want to put stick on...

Until its painted, I just want to put stick on lettering for the phase one. So the 3 inch is good. When its painted we plan to go the 12 inch lettering.
Forum: RV-10 12-22-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,157
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks. Its nice to be at the point on the build...

Thanks. Its nice to be at the point on the build to actually be taking about this.
Forum: RV-10 12-22-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,569
Posted By togaflyer
Size of N number

Are the 3 inch letter size for the N number ok for the -10, or do you need 12 inch.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By togaflyer
I will be flying IFR. Is the flightcharts onepak...

I will be flying IFR. Is the flightcharts onepak the Jepps charts. Basically, I will use the Garmin Pilot app, need IFR database for the GTN and the G3X. Does the flightcharts do the approach...
Forum: RV-10 12-21-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,157
Posted By togaflyer
I see what I did. While setting up my account in...

I see what I did. While setting up my account in fly Garmin I typed RV-10. It accepted RV10. When you contact the tower, do you use the term Experimental with your tail number or specify RV10...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-20-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By togaflyer
Which data package

For those with a Garmin 3GX Touch and a GTN GPS, what database package did you get. I would like coverage for the U.S., Canada, and the Bahamas. It is a bit confusing with the various packages.
Forum: RV-10 12-20-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,157
Posted By togaflyer
What is a 10 filed as

What do we use as a designation for the Van's -10 for filing a flight plan
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By togaflyer
Todd, thank you!

Todd, thank you!
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By togaflyer
V speeds

I noticed that Van's has a spec sheet for the -14 V speeds. Is there one for the -10. If not, do you use the information on their WEB page in the discription section for the -10?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By togaflyer
Great....so this is it N number Min Octane...

Great....so this is it

N number
Min Octane 100
30 gallons
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By togaflyer
Fuel cap engraving

I plan to send in the fuel caps for engraving. Since 100LL is on its way out, but I still need to comform to current standards, Im working on the text. This is what Im considering getting engraved...
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By togaflyer
This is why I went with the other options. The...

This is why I went with the other options.

The bradded fuel and brake lines are easier to work with and less chance of Leakage. They offer greater safety.

The Dresser windows etc, so much easier...
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By togaflyer
Starting the Quick Build wings

Getting going on the QB wings and have some questions on them. This is it and the plane is done. Well I guess it is never really done. I want to make sure it is a smooth run to the finish line. ...
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,659
Posted By togaflyer
On the Van's instructions they have you use a...

On the Van's instructions they have you use a foam block against the cowl intake. Then you carve out a tunnel and glass the wall of the tunnel to create a transition fron the cowl inlet to the air...
Forum: RV-10 10-19-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,659
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks.....

Thanks.....
Forum: RV-10 10-19-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,105
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks, I will do the main wheel pants before...

Thanks, I will do the main wheel pants before installing the wings. I looked into the intersecting fairings, looks like a way to go. Dave, thank you for your concern. I agee with you that aviation...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,105
Posted By togaflyer
Wheel pants, to do or not to do.

Im getting down to the wire on the build. Because of time restrains, I'm limited on time to commit to finishing the pants and gear fairings right now (thanks Irma). I was thinking if the inital fit...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,659
Posted By togaflyer
One other question. The two drain holes you...

One other question. The two drain holes you drill in the bottom of the air box. The plans state either just drill the two holes, or the other option is glass in a drain tube in the bottom. For a...
Forum: RV-10 10-16-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,659
Posted By togaflyer
Good info, thanks.

Good info, thanks.
Forum: RV-10 10-15-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,659
Posted By togaflyer
Air filter box

Starting on the filter box. Anything I should watch out for?
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By togaflyer
Ok if I were to use a Penski truck, does the...

Ok if I were to use a Penski truck, does the engine and prop need to come off. All that is left to finish the plane is the QB wings. So I am dealing with an almost completed fuselage. Will this...
Forum: RV-10 09-06-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks. Alot depends on Irma. If it breaks East,...

Thanks. Alot depends on Irma. If it breaks East, Then I can finish the plane up in Punta Gorda. If it goes West, well the plane goes on the back burner and it will need to go North later to get...
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By togaflyer
if your doing a short turn around, after shut...

if your doing a short turn around, after shut down open your cowl oil door and let some heat escape while your fueling, eating, etc.

Having owned a Turbo Saratoga (a beast when it comes to a hot...
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By togaflyer
Trailering the RV 10

I may need to relocate the plane project 600 miles via ground transport. I know I need to remove the horizontal, does the vertical and rudder require removal. What is the safest way to transport it...
Forum: RV-10 08-24-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By togaflyer
Got it done. Glad Im over the cowling hump. ...

Got it done. Glad Im over the cowling hump. Thanks.....
Forum: RV-10 08-21-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By togaflyer
Cowling

Im in the process of mating the upper and lower cowlings. The instructions say to leave about a .020 to .030 gap along the sides. What about the inside area of the inlets. I looked at some on the...
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By togaflyer
For a few hours work I might as well pull them...

For a few hours work I might as well pull them just for inspection sake. Thanks. Now back to more cowling trimming.
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By togaflyer
Fuel tanks

Fuel tanks in quick build wings. Do they need to be removed from the wings for inspection or for access in order to complete the work on the wings.

What say you?...
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By togaflyer
Dave, regarding the Slick mags. The D4A5 engine...

Dave, regarding the Slick mags. The D4A5 engine has a fifth counter balance weight on the crank shaft. There is an issues with the Slick impulse mags with this series of engine. If you go with...
Forum: RV-10 07-27-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By togaflyer
Question, what is the width of the baffling...

Question, what is the width of the baffling material on the rear and sides incliding overlap. Would 3 inches in width for the sides work. MacFarland has a low friction, but flexible baffle material...
Forum: Southeast 07-11-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By togaflyer
Mountain Airpark

Looking for someone who has flown into or operates out of Mountain Airpark, Cleveland Ga. I would like to get some information about that place.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-10-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks for all the help. Figured the problem...

Thanks for all the help. Figured the problem out. I have it wired the way a Cessna plug would be, but off a piper style plug. I checked my old Piper manual and realized it is wire differently....
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-09-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By togaflyer
Scott, do you have a switch to activate the...

Scott, do you have a switch to activate the ground power solenoid. The diagram I worked off of shows a power wire coming from the plug. Like the diagram Gil posted. I have a piper style plug, but...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-08-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By togaflyer
Looking at the drawing, thanks Gill, here is a...

Looking at the drawing, thanks Gill, here is a question. Does it matter which post the power comes in on the contact. The drawing has the battery on the left post and the external power on the right...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-08-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,084
Posted By togaflyer
Ground power plug wiring issue

I installed a Piper type ground power plug on the plane. I followed the wiring sample noted in Marc Ausman's Aircraft Wiring Guide. The ground power example is on page 51 if you have the guide. ...
Forum: RV-10 07-01-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By togaflyer
I did a modification to the cover, splitting it...

I did a modification to the cover, splitting it just forward and aft where the valve is located, this way the portion of the cover the valve mounts to does not require removal for the conditional. I...
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