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Forum: RV-12 06-13-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By Keldog
Thanks to all who offered opinions. Installed...

Thanks to all who offered opinions. Installed the wide version Sunday. Looks great and was very easily installed following Koger installation instructions. Took about an hour total. Supposed to be...
Forum: RV-12 06-01-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By Keldog
Koger Sunshade for the -12

Please weigh in:

Go with the standard Koger shade or the wider unit? Website says the one made for the RV-14 is 4" wider than the standard, but will also fit in the -12.

I'm thinking beiger is...
Forum: RV-12 05-31-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,484
Posted By Keldog
Talking Thanks JB!:

Thanks JB!:
Forum: RV-12 05-29-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,484
Posted By Keldog
John Do you have more info on your iPad mount? ...

John
Do you have more info on your iPad mount? Looks like a swivel piano hinge mount of some sort with what i would guess to be an adjustable arm for angle? Mounted over the glove box?
Forum: RV-12 05-29-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By Keldog
Headset static noise

I'm running Lightspeed Zulu 2 headsets for both pilot and co pilot positions. On the ground sound quality is flawless. In the air they work wonderful, except that there is a constant static fuzzy...
Forum: RV-12 05-18-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By Keldog
Aircraft Equipment Suffix

When returning from the AOPA Camarillo Fly-In 3 weeks ago, I was stumped by ATC when requesting flight following. I called up with the usual information they need and after acknowledging my request...
Forum: RV-12 04-20-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,276
Posted By Keldog
Scott, At the risk of exposing myself as a...

Scott,

At the risk of exposing myself as a "newbie"; what exactly IS the prescribed method for fixing a loose wing? Is there a service bulletin for this issue with direction to attain the...
Forum: RV-12 04-20-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,276
Posted By Keldog
How does one determine if the play is from the...

How does one determine if the play is from the front or rear stub tongue?
Forum: RV-12 04-18-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,276
Posted By Keldog
Thanks for the info everyone. I bought a flying...

Thanks for the info everyone. I bought a flying 12, so no builder experience here. I'll have to get with my mechanic and pass along the info. Is this something that should be addressed immediately,...
Forum: RV-12 04-18-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,276
Posted By Keldog
Loose wing?

While moving my RV-12 around the hangar yesterday after replacing the nose fork and gear leg, my friend noticed some play in the left wing. At the root where the spar enters the through the fuselage...
Forum: RV-12 03-01-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,642
Posted By Keldog
Thanks for all the replies everyone! Lots of...

Thanks for all the replies everyone! Lots of great information. I wonder if Van's will cover the cost of the new fork since the original failed. With the added expense of the gear leg that was also...
Forum: RV-12 03-01-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,642
Posted By Keldog
All the aircraft log books are complete and the...

All the aircraft log books are complete and the plane was due for annual condition inspection about 1 month after the proposed purchase date, so I negotiated for that to be completed prior to sale;...
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,774
Posted By Keldog
Nose fork collapse

Bob,

Was your fork replaced at "no charge?" Mine collapsed 200' after landing roll-out this past weekend. My -12 also has the old style fork.
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,642
Posted By Keldog
2011 RV-12 nose fork collapse

The nose fork on my RV-12 cracked and subsequently collapsed on the runway approx. 150-200 ft. after landing. Subsequent inspection by my mechanic looks like the weld on the inside left front corner...
Forum: RV-12 12-02-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,806
Posted By Keldog
Intro-ride

Any RV-12 owners in the greater Sacramento area willing to give an intro -ride to a hopeful future 12 driver? I've got a whopping 130 hours in an Aeronca Champ 7AC and I'm looking at upgrading but...
Forum: RV-12 11-25-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,950
Posted By Keldog
Pre-buy inspection fees

I am new to the VAF and was wondering what I should expect to pay for a pre-buy on an RV12 in the Palm Springs, CA area. Is there a standard checklist or form that is used?
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