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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Today, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By moosepileit
Once in fuel, best to leave in fuel, in my...

Once in fuel, best to leave in fuel, in my experience.
Forum: RV-4 Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By moosepileit
Awesome idea. Could you see how many amps they...

Awesome idea. Could you see how many amps they actually draw at 12-14 volts?

A few have a fore/aft adjustment, but are designed for projector halogen replacements, not sure if the $127 SNGL brand...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By moosepileit
Flying with open doors or removed in the cert'd...

Flying with open doors or removed in the cert'd world takes tests and paperwork for the aircraft.

Smells like a phase 1 type testing entry/reentry @ the FSDO level to me.

The normal flight may be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By moosepileit
If you use toggle switches, there is no common...

If you use toggle switches, there is no common "off" to test, unlike a rotating key switch, right?

I don't know the risk of turning the engine switches back on to catch the engine, I was taught if...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-13-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By moosepileit
KJOT is what I always use. Mogas option and...

KJOT is what I always use. Mogas option and close to food.
Forum: ADS-B 07-05-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By moosepileit
Anyone have a PAPR emaled to them for a flight...

Anyone have a PAPR emaled to them for a flight where they were in and out of radar coverage or better yet fly with an ADSB-in wingman or friend flying nearby?

I'd like to know what both look like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,700
Posted By moosepileit
How many amps will each of these pull?

How many amps will each of these pull?
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-14-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,350
Posted By moosepileit
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CK722 Is that up...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CK722

Is that up the alley?

Break...

12V, one, two, 12V starter shock? How? Did you become the transorb/snapjack/diode?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By moosepileit
Fresh avgas on clean white rag.

Fresh avgas on clean white rag.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By moosepileit
Advisory Circular Subject: Parts 91 and 135 Single Pilot AC No: 91-73B

Advisory Circular
Subject: Parts 91 and 135 Single Pilot, Flight
School Procedures During Taxi Operations
Date: 7/30/12 Initiated by: AFS-200

Please consider this AC on visability and prevention...
Forum: ADS-B 06-09-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,676
Posted By moosepileit
I am making light, sarcastically, of their...

I am making light, sarcastically, of their (Uavionix) website's updates at the time of posting.

Funny, not one aviation publication publishes any of this info.
Forum: ADS-B 06-07-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,676
Posted By moosepileit
As a fence-sitter on the Skybeacon who knows just...

As a fence-sitter on the Skybeacon who knows just enough to grasp how much I don't know, thank you!

I await the "Q2 2018" Uavionix releases to see what is happening officially.
Forum: Safety 06-07-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By moosepileit
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&u...

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.savvyaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/articles_eaa/EAA_2011-03_the-waddington-effect.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwiByM_-jcLbAhXN61MKHYIABCsQFjABegQIBx...
Forum: Southeast 06-05-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By moosepileit
The rooftop Library bar at Vendue and similar...

The rooftop Library bar at Vendue and similar above Grill 225 were our favorites. Market Pavillion 225 East Bay, great 1130am Sunday Brunch.

Mills House was a staple hotel.

Sullivan's...
Forum: Southeast 06-04-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By moosepileit
Used to live across from LRO yet hangared out...

Used to live across from LRO yet hangared out west at DYB. LRO also opens the Isle of Palms/Dunes West via rideshare apps.

The run down to Battery King/Queen/East Bay street area is worth it,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,838
Posted By moosepileit
Uavionix Skybeacon UAT?

Any post install PAPRs?

How well does the sniffer work for a normal old Mode C transponder?
Forum: RV-12 06-02-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,509
Posted By moosepileit
Assuming the cells inside are cylinders like...

Assuming the cells inside are cylinders like common 18650s, the main hazard is crushing them verically in shipping type handling. The negative contact is everything but the top and the insulator...
Forum: Reviews 05-30-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,385
Posted By moosepileit
This looks best vs. birds and added bonus,...

This looks best vs. birds and added bonus, original "Star Wars"-esque. "Hits Away!"
https://icaro2000.com/Products/Helmets/Rollbarplus/Rollbarplus.htm

Have to get this one just to look like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By moosepileit
Not a fighter guy but former IAC acro type in...

Not a fighter guy but former IAC acro type in Pitts. Anyone, feel free to throw darts, this is just ballpark testing that worked for me in an RV-6 at 1350 pounds, standard day, PA of 3000...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-05-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,041
Posted By moosepileit
Thank you for the review, Walt and Joe. If your...

Thank you for the review, Walt and Joe.

If your main battery is SLA/AGM and your backup is another chemistry like LiFePO4, you don't connect them to the same bus at the same time because they have...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-04-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,041
Posted By moosepileit
SLA batteries charge well at a current of 1/3...

SLA batteries charge well at a current of 1/3 their AH rating. The resistor cuts the current to that value without robbing excessive charging voltage, in my simple application. There are more...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-04-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,041
Posted By moosepileit
Don't you just use a resistor on the feed from...

Don't you just use a resistor on the feed from the main bus to the small battery after a diode so the small battery cannot power the main bus? Allows about 1/3 of the amp-hour rating of the small...
Forum: Safety 05-04-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,951
Posted By moosepileit
Unless all have 1090 ADS-B out and in or TCAS or...

Unless all have 1090 ADS-B out and in or TCAS or FLARM, you may still have to, "sense and avoid" by eyeballs. 978 UAT is not constant at 1000' AFE traffic pattern height, nor even the 1500'...
Forum: Safety 04-30-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,951
Posted By moosepileit
Not Carl, but drones added, 800 foot pattern...

Not Carl, but drones added, 800 foot pattern option now standard 1000 foot, good summary at link, but the AC is not a wasted read...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-30-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By moosepileit
I missed 100LL only in post 9. Either the color...

I missed 100LL only in post 9. Either the color rendered is off or it does seem noteworthy but in the context of a healthy appearing exhaust valve face.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-30-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,810
Posted By moosepileit
The exhaust valve presentation is solid. ...

The exhaust valve presentation is solid. However, the deposits do not match the chart. Does the OP use mogas? Are these phosphor deposits from mogas? Small displacement Contis will sometimes get...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 04-25-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,483
Posted By moosepileit
They hit a Zipline cable, right? Powerlines at...

They hit a Zipline cable, right? Powerlines at least may give you chart depictions and towers to see. A zipline in the trees gives neither.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-16-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,708
Posted By moosepileit
Reminds me of my favorite safety report- Near...

Reminds me of my favorite safety report- Near miss, C-17 and minivan. KXNO was hosting on the eastside, away from our 3500x90' strip, a boyscout encampment.

I, a newish IP, was flying NVG training...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-16-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By moosepileit
Had one on an S1S, it was dandy. Needs 15psi...

Had one on an S1S, it was dandy. Needs 15psi fuel pumps, mechanical and backup. I don't know, but suspect, the PS5 may be more tolerant of the FAB without many airflow mods, so changing the fuel...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-15-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By moosepileit
Does a wing tank have an operable flop...

Does a wing tank have an operable flop tube?

Either the Ellison or the Rotec TBI from Australia could work- though their airflow demands and other details do not make it a simple swap.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By moosepileit
I like Commander Aero up at Wright...

I like Commander Aero up at Wright Bros/KMGY.

Not sure of recurring hangar fee, call them.

https://www.commander-aero-mgy.com

That said, I-75 and Cincy traffic can be rough, I'd pay more to be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-13-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,326
Posted By moosepileit
I have the per-the-plans VIP mounts 50901-73 and...

I have the per-the-plans VIP mounts 50901-73 and 50900-71. Prints call out alternates J-7763-10 as the harder durometer piece and J-9612-8 as the softer larger piece

Are the subject Lord J9613-40...
Forum: California 04-11-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By moosepileit
Visit Flabob and Chino for sure if able but...

Visit Flabob and Chino for sure if able but flying in to the area is not truly simple in any way.

Dense, crowded, hilly, sometimes weather.

I only post at all in case you don't know, forgive if...
Forum: ADS-B 04-07-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,051
Posted By moosepileit
Thank you. I surfed around after seeing your...

Thank you. I surfed around after seeing your reply and now agree and feel even better about using this 978 Out solution. Would like to see a few good PAPRs and no bad ones!
Forum: ADS-B 04-06-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,051
Posted By moosepileit
UAVIONICS wingtip and tail WAAS GPS receivers and...

UAVIONICS wingtip and tail WAAS GPS receivers and Nav position lights are 978 UAT transmitters, right?

They only transmit via UAT on 978 MHz to ground stations, not other aircraft, right?

If you...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By moosepileit
Try a Tempest or K&N?

Try a Tempest or K&N?
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-25-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,340
Posted By moosepileit
Mine works but is about 50% too loud. Can anyone...

Mine works but is about 50% too loud. Can anyone suggest a resistor value and location? My board is behind my instrument panel.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-18-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,268
Posted By moosepileit
I messed with lots of cheaper ones. None are as...

I messed with lots of cheaper ones. None are as silent as Stein's. I use it with a Samsung phablet, charges well.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-16-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By moosepileit
Long attempt at helping- IF money is an object,...

Long attempt at helping-

IF money is an object, you could get lots of utility from a basic, used IFR TSO 129 non-precision approach, non-WAAS GPS Navigator.

Reliability, updating, need for an...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-16-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By moosepileit
Assuming your VAL is a VOR/ILS/LOC/marker beacon...

Assuming your VAL is a VOR/ILS/LOC/marker beacon receiver/display. Just off the top of my head-

If you want to file IFR, you need a 24 Mo Pitot static cert and a transponder cert and the VOR sign...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-13-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,198
Posted By moosepileit
Does it cruise up on the beefy side of the cam...

Does it cruise up on the beefy side of the cam with VTEC fully shifted or are you on the economy side and cruising evonomically? Will you be dependant on a single or dual oxygen sensors? If yes,...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-08-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By moosepileit
Welcome back, I recall posting in your earlier...

Welcome back, I recall posting in your earlier thread:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=155633


"2600RPM at WOT around 2000ft MSL in FL. The prop is 70CMCM6S16-0-78"

What...
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,194
Posted By moosepileit
Thanks for the 108/110 correction, like I said...

Thanks for the 108/110 correction, like I said having it wrong is easy! That said, first easiest fix is to see the used/removed filter part number! Fixed my first post in case OP has not read it...
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,194
Posted By moosepileit
Yes, you may have the wrong replacement filter,...

Yes, you may have the wrong replacement filter, easy to do. The part number of the used filter you removed is what will help figure out if the nipple is integral to the filter or backed out of the...
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,194
Posted By moosepileit
Which part number oil filter? For instance, the...

Which part number oil filter?

For instance, the 48110 has the nipple and threads sticking out from below the filter seal.

The 48108 threads onto the nipple protruding from the oil filter adapter on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,267
Posted By moosepileit
Mogas preservative is about ten cents per gallon....

Mogas preservative is about ten cents per gallon. Most say six month duration on their label, assuming you start with "fresh" fuel.

I assume since aircraft fuel tanks are vented, this time should...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,267
Posted By moosepileit
Ethanol is added at the final distro point. IF...

Ethanol is added at the final distro point.

IF the gasoline has enough octane and proper vapor pressure- an aircraft could use it if its engine and airframe are compatible.

IF the FAA cannot...
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,644
Posted By moosepileit
Superbrightleds sells the "MSTRB" for $35. No...

Superbrightleds sells the "MSTRB" for $35.

No noise. One in the VS cap, just a few inches from the rear so it has the most shadowing of the cockpit. Add one on the belly. Run a wire to connect...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-01-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By moosepileit
Dewey runs a barnstorming weekend before Oshkosh,...

Dewey runs a barnstorming weekend before Oshkosh, met both when living near Dayton.

They hop rides in a Travel Air and New Standard, too.
Forum: ADS-B 02-27-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,653
Posted By moosepileit
Do you have a mode C or mode S transponder?

Do you have a mode C or mode S transponder?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By moosepileit
We're you doing anything "fluid" enough to have...

We're you doing anything "fluid" enough to have the problem the IAC aerobats have?

https://www.iac.org/news/2016-12-17-ads-b-update

INTERNATIONAL AEROBATIC CLUB

ADS-B UPDATE
Submitted by...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By moosepileit
Anything 12v can work. I use a small sealed lead...

Anything 12v can work.

I use a small sealed lead acid, small as in 800mAh.

A double pole, single throw switch connects it to the GRT EFIS secondary input. The other pole is my battery contactor...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By moosepileit
My EIS does not brownout or restart when my Sport...

My EIS does not brownout or restart when my Sport SX would. I have since used the EFIS second power input and a small supporting battery- issue resolved.

I used the same two power sources and two...
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 32,918
Posted By moosepileit
RV-12

Model RV-12
Forum: RV-10 02-06-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,987
Posted By moosepileit
Could you punch a drain hole AND a vent hole so...

Could you punch a drain hole AND a vent hole so the check valve is not in play? Just don't put it on the line your filter cutter will slice, probably below.
Forum: RV-10 02-05-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,987
Posted By moosepileit
Nothing trapped in the filter media follows that...

Nothing trapped in the filter media follows that oil backwards into the engine, eh?

I know there usually is not hopefully much metal trapped, and any potentially cut-filter media inspection shocking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,568
Posted By moosepileit
As a kid I went up in a bait spotting tower of a...

As a kid I went up in a bait spotting tower of a boat in swells. Got sick. All day long, rode it out in the boat. That cold KY Fried drumstick that stayed down was my first favorite meal. Nothing...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-22-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,229
Posted By moosepileit
Just needs a "like" button. A big like...

Just needs a "like" button. A big like button.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-15-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,973
Posted By moosepileit
Does every GRT have 2 power inputs? My Sport...

Does every GRT have 2 power inputs?

My Sport SX200 does and it makes this dead simple.

The diode action is internal to the GRT EFIS. Hook up power pin the normal way and a second battery on a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-11-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,229
Posted By moosepileit
Could make it look like the SMDC in some ejection...

Could make it look like the SMDC in some ejection seat systems.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,220
Posted By moosepileit
I kept waiting for the American Transience thread...

I kept waiting for the American Transience thread to break out into a Lee Child/Jack Reacher novella. Got the same thought in your one post.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-08-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By moosepileit
I would suggest there are ice conditions that...

I would suggest there are ice conditions that will give a bit more friction than in this demo.

Also, different swivel breakouts amongst tailwheel mfgr and riggings may give a different result. Plus...
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