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Forum: RV-14 07-05-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,644
Posted By control
I normally fly from the right seat. My RV has the...

I normally fly from the right seat. My RV has the main panel in front of the right seat.

As an instructor I tend to spend more time in the right seat than left but I have never had any problems...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-05-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By control
For me it was just that the setting was reset,...

For me it was just that the setting was reset, have you gone into configuration mode and checked? (I choose to new warn on fule amount instead of time, like it a lot!)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-01-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By control
Since both have a timing retard functionality at...

Since both have a timing retard functionality at low RPM, I guess using both is better than any single one off them, that is what I have done one mine for about 40 starts so far with great result :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-29-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By control
When and whatever arrives, I hope it will be...

When and whatever arrives, I hope it will be possible to mix in new screens with the old. :)
Forum: RV-14 06-29-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By control
Congrats, that prop looks to have a lot of bite...

Congrats, that prop looks to have a lot of bite in it :D
Forum: RV-14 06-26-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By control
Sorry, no. I might have used them if they could...

Sorry, no. I might have used them if they could be bought as Digital/PDF.

I have test cards from the Swedish EAA chapter that are basically very old EAA cards... I focus on the results I need from...
Forum: RV-14 06-24-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By control
Having fun at the end of my "phase 1"

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2020/06/flight-36-expanding-envelope.html

Aerobatics in an IFR capable machine :D
Forum: RV-14 06-21-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,593
Posted By control
Maybe a fluke... but after reading this tread,...

Maybe a fluke...

but after reading this tread, I stopped testing new techniques on my last flight and just focused on minimal decent speed when contacting the ground. I got three bounce-less...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-19-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,747
Posted By control
Another very minor glitch observed when changing...

Another very minor glitch observed when changing to this version:

The time based switch tank warning is turned off when upgrading.

After about 40min of flight I was starting to wonder why I got no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By control
Buy the wings as QB, The only part of the build...

Buy the wings as QB, The only part of the build that I did not enjoy, was building the tanks :rolleyes:
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-18-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By control
Well done! Congrats :)

Well done! Congrats :)
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,593
Posted By control
Very happy to read this and realizing that I am...

Very happy to read this and realizing that I am not the only one having trouble with 3-pointing the 14. :p

Dan's post and video also explains why my best landnings so far has been in crosswinds...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By control
Congrats!!! :D Did I read this correctly: "Five...

Congrats!!! :D

Did I read this correctly: "Five hours of flight testing, plus an independent LAA approval flight test are to follow." as in you only need to perform five hours plus one test flight?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,918
Posted By control
Mounted the new center panel (with the GMC 507 in...

Mounted the new center panel (with the GMC 507 in it)
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-kQ1ibhDE48I/XtykyfJBEOI/AAAAAAAAR8c/yFQE4UbwuX4H_FYnbTnFKDKO35N3ZHspgCPcBGAsYHg/s1600/20200606_201050.jpg

One of the...
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,688
Posted By control
Great news, congrats!

Great news, congrats!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-06-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,008
Posted By control
Wx sucks today so I guess it was as well to have...

Wx sucks today so I guess it was as well to have the fly-in scrapped. Looking forward to seeing you next year. (by fall I hope to be done with my flight testing and able to cross borders)

My plan...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-03-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,008
Posted By control
The super short version: - Run it hard, even...

The super short version:

- Run it hard, even above 75% for the first few hours if CHTs stays low enough.
- Do read the Lycoming documentation!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-03-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 116,020
Posted By control
What am I missing? I just assumed that it was not...

What am I missing? I just assumed that it was not featured in the android version of the app. Now work has forced me to use an iPhone again so I installed Garmin Pilot on that, still no EIS.

Do I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,684
Posted By control
I made a mess...

I made a mess ;)
https://photos.app.goo.gl/xw3pdQ6pqPv2W2v29
Forum: RV-14 05-21-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By control
Just 6 weeks in the hangar until inspection was...

Just 6 weeks in the hangar until inspection was done, and I think it was less than 100 hours of work between the move and being ready for first flight. :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-19-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,003
Posted By control
Did my test yesterday, fuel pressure topped at...

Did my test yesterday, fuel pressure topped at 41, around 3:30 after shutdown.
Forum: RV-14 05-19-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,722
Posted By control
Just a little input: The RV-14 is a very...

Just a little input: The RV-14 is a very forgiving tail-wheel aircraft. Easier to land and manage on the ground than a SuperCub & Decathlon
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,402
Posted By control
In flight test of my autopilot installation,...

In flight test of my autopilot installation, worked great :D

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2020/05/autopilot-installation-flight-test.html
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By control
Yes, like that and where the yellow sleeve stops,...

Yes, like that and where the yellow sleeve stops, the red ones start.

While most of my sleeves are from Stein, my last two looks like the ones you show in the pictures, got them from Amazon or maybe...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By control
Now imagine your picture but: - with one yellow...

Now imagine your picture but:
- with one yellow sleeve covering both shields and one grounding wire.
- and my can-hi and can-lo splices are so short that the sleeves for them are actually inside the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-08-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By control
What I did on my last canbus wiring was to use...

What I did on my last canbus wiring was to use one big yellow solder sleave that went over both main wires with about 1/3 inch shielding visible. In this mix was one wire that then went to the back...
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By control
Success!...

Success!...
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By control
Great, IŽll report back here when I have checked...

Great, IŽll report back here when I have checked both connectors and resistance:D
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By control
Garmin autopilot servo, canbus termination

I have the Autopilot Servo Installation Kit from Vans including the WH-00118 WH-00119.

I am having trouble with very high network error rate on my canbus after installing the roll and pitch servos....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-07-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,906
Posted By control
I would recommend skipping snaps in a Decathlon...

I would recommend skipping snaps in a Decathlon with the old wooden wing, with the newer wing it is fine. We had to buy new wings after the nails backed out to many times... :rolleyes:
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,893
Posted By control
Only 16 hours on mine yet but the newer style...

Only 16 hours on mine yet but the newer style Cleaveland looks great and give correct readings on my 14 :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,569
Posted By control
Congrats! :D

Congrats! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,357
Posted By control
Started removing the seats and seat covers in...

Started removing the seats and seat covers in preparation for autopilot wiring, I also got some good looking stuff from flyboyaccessories that will be installed, probably before the next flight :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,045
Posted By control
Newish pilot with less than 75 hours total. Made...

Newish pilot with less than 75 hours total. Made a flight with 3 heavy friends in a PA28 and therefore took only needed fuel plus legal reserves.

First mistake: Had not been trained to lean properly...
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By control
I also skipped the step, should have put it in on...

I also skipped the step, should have put it in on at least one side.... :o
Forum: RV-14 04-02-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By control
Well done! congrats!

Well done! congrats!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,650
Posted By control
I did a short flight yesterday. This was the...

I did a short flight yesterday.

This was the first flight since installing the pitch servo. Had an interesting moment as I found out while accelerating after leveling of, that the servo...
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,660
Posted By control
Congrats! We need pictures and/or movies ;)

Congrats! We need pictures and/or movies ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,898
Posted By control
Done with the physical install of the roll&pitch...

Done with the physical install of the roll&pitch servos. :) (wiring to be done)
Forum: RV-14 03-03-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By control
+1 for buing pre-made fuel lines. Break lines...

+1 for buing pre-made fuel lines.

Break lines are easier to do by yourselves but the fuel lines are great time savers and not that expensive compared to other parts :)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-01-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,693
Posted By control
Clever gauge! :cool: How about moving this...

Clever gauge! :cool:

How about moving this thread to a general section?
Forum: RV-14 02-29-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By control
Congrats! The 14 is a winner!

Congrats! The 14 is a winner!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-29-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,892
Posted By control
Fixed my experimental...

Fixed my experimental sign:
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NCL9xnl3-3I/XlpZV6ambdI/AAAAAAAARAg/LfylPV9Sp2Y4UTVi6ZcSnh-tvnvDlK0OQCKgBGAsYHg/s1600/20200229_131548.jpg
Also sorted out my not fully...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-27-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By control
Looks like a lot of fun! Hope to be ready for...

Looks like a lot of fun!

Hope to be ready for the next opportunity, with any luck, I will have my 14 flight tested and with a permanent permit to fly, allowing me to leave Sweden by the end of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,993
Posted By control
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Iei81nkr2FqOuUiR...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Iei81nkr2FqOuUiRHZkXpmYdbIH94DMPZ0ks9CY93Q6LguOwt8Rwd3i9WxuXfdE7OL-0--xsYZPkB9vkFlGN5hcJPRCuU3gFRJODFYZHgUWuBTqvS3KiLGHilUkDp6qY2bZXa1GzfT_9pkYusGxPjx6fbJBH4bhmM2oCux...
Forum: RV-14 02-22-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,440
Posted By control
Sorry, I just missed...

Sorry, I just missed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,993
Posted By control
Order made :D

Order made :D
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 99,358
Posted By control
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,732
Posted By control
I spent almost exactly 2000 hours working on my...

I spent almost exactly 2000 hours working on my slow build RV-14 before it flew unpainted. (For me it took 5 years, 3 months between first rivet and first flight.)

Already dreaming about building...
Forum: RV-14 02-09-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,440
Posted By control
I´ll post pictures after the next weekend. If I...

I´ll post pictures after the next weekend. If I can get a helper, I will remove the canopy for fixing.

Ken: I think I will do a little of that as well :)
Forum: RV-14 02-09-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,440
Posted By control
I am now in the club despite having removed...

I am now in the club despite having removed proseal during the build after being warned in this tread. :mad:

I had totally forgotten about the potential issue, I was just in the hangar to install my...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-06-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,517
Posted By control
I prefer to have the part clamped down, dremel in...

I prefer to have the part clamped down, dremel in one hand and the end of a vacuum hose in the other. Very little dust escapes :)
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By control
reposting an advice I read and followed before my...

reposting an advice I read and followed before my first flight:

Set the values with more margin than for what you will use in the long run.

Getting an annoying warning for a slightly higher/lower...
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,724
Posted By control
I push the "new post" button, get a result and...

I push the "new post" button, get a result and choose to read the topics that sound interesting. This one is about spinning in the MODEL SPECIFIC RV-14 part of the forum.

I am wasting a lot of time...
Forum: GPS 02-02-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,225
Posted By control
Did the upgrade today. Took three tries to...

Did the upgrade today. Took three tries to upgrade the waas part. It started %progress but stopped with a fail message two times. Third try was a charm :)
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-27-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 24,394
Posted By control
My dream combination would be something like a...

My dream combination would be something like a Rotax or diesel powered high wing twin.

Probably not feasible to make a strutless high wing twin but I would love something that looks like a C177 with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-20-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,867
Posted By control
For day VFR, flying behind a G5 works great. That...

For day VFR, flying behind a G5 works great. That is how I fly my part owned Cozy3. We still have the old altimeter and speed indicator but that is just because it is more work to remove that let it...
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,853
Posted By control
I read about 74/72 on this site before ordering....

I read about 74/72 on this site before ordering. Since I always aim for 3-pointers I am not that worried about ground clearance (hope I donŽt have to eat these words ;) )

Extra performance is of...
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,853
Posted By control
I went with the standard 390 and a 74 inch...

I went with the standard 390 and a 74 inch Hartzell (72 recommended). I choose one slick, one PMag.

Is Thunderbolt worth it? I obviously did not think so but if you have better finances than me,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,041
Posted By control
Come to think of it, I once could not use Garmin...

Come to think of it, I once could not use Garmin Pilot because it required a large download and I was away from wifi.... :rolleyes:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,041
Posted By control
What Android device do you use? I have about 40...

What Android device do you use? I have about 40 flights now with Garmin Pilot on my Samsung S10+, perfect function so far. (I have it on a RAM mount on the panel, easy to tilt if the sun/reflection...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,548
Posted By control
I printed it myself on an old wanhao i3 3D...

I printed it myself on an old wanhao i3 3D printer from the file that is available in the link on post #15.
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