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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By Janekom
There is an airshow next week in Jingmen. I have...

There is an airshow next week in Jingmen. I have three friends over there as part of a show team. They indeed have to put together their aircraft, fly in the show and then it gets trucked like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,825
Posted By Janekom
I have been trying to get hold of Allan by email...

I have been trying to get hold of Allan by email to no avail. Can someone please help me with his telephone numbers. It is nowhere on his website, invoice, etc. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,825
Posted By Janekom
Same problem here

Same problem here. Email sent to Allan
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Janekom
I have installed several on the inspection panel....

I have installed several on the inspection panel. Never had a problem, altough it is close to the tie down.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,422
Posted By Janekom
The 7 and the 9 has exactly the same fuselage. So...

The 7 and the 9 has exactly the same fuselage. So the challenge is the same :eek:
It is the most difficult part of the project.. A lot of builders eventually build up the foward top skin to conform...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,482
Posted By Janekom
I have designed a small PWM trim speed controller...

I have designed a small PWM trim speed controller that will adjust the speed from about 10% to about 90% It does not have pitot inputs.

In order to test it properly I have even connected it to a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,137
Posted By Janekom
Amazing achievement

Amazing achievement and well done. Seeing that it is early Friday evening here in South Africa, I will pour a scotch or to on this :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By Janekom
It could also be the aileron trim spring if you...

It could also be the aileron trim spring if you have the aileron trim option installed. Agree with Bob - find the cause.
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,863
Posted By Janekom
@ Dan - sitting halfway around the world is not...

@ Dan - sitting halfway around the world is not easy. Shipping is way too expensive to get from SA to you guys in USA.
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,863
Posted By Janekom
Hi Ashley, as the maker of these a few comments...

Hi Ashley, as the maker of these a few comments and a question.
My original idea with this was just to have proper and neat looking seal with no rubbers folding down the line.
So if your rubbers...
Forum: RV-10 08-01-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Janekom
From the horses mouth so to speak. Just remember...

From the horses mouth so to speak. Just remember that are made oversize and you are advised to trim them somewhat.
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Janekom
Glad to report back that it is working. Made a...

Glad to report back that it is working.
Made a contraption to run Avgas through it with a header pipe and funnel and left it like that for a few hours. Made sure that clean fuel ran out on FW...
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Janekom
Thank you for all the advice. Late evening here...

Thank you for all the advice. Late evening here in South Africa and I just got back from a meeting.
Brand new Airflow Performance pump as supplied by Vans. It has been sitting for almost two years...
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By Janekom
Fuel Pump Trouble

Standard RV10 and today I have connected the fuel pump for the first time. I can hear a faint clunk sound from it but nothing else on Pump On. Yes I know that it should not be run without fuel, but...
Forum: Reviews 05-24-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Janekom
On the other side of the world here in South...

On the other side of the world here in South Africa, In am one of the Spot dealers and I am using it wherever I fly. It has really done great here in our part of the world.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,789
Posted By Janekom
WOW! Lovely RV. Enjoy every minute flying it

WOW! Lovely RV. Enjoy every minute flying it
Forum: Autopilots 05-07-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Janekom
Thank you Rainier ;)

Thank you Rainier ;)
Forum: Autopilots 05-07-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Janekom
Question MGL and Trutrak

Does anyone know if Trutrak servos will work on the MGL system?
Thanking you in advance.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-06-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Janekom
Many thanks :)

Many thanks :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-05-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Janekom
Question VP-X Configurator app

I simply cannot find the VP-X Configurator app on the Vertical Power website. Can someone please tell me where it is or provide a link? Many thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-05-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,395
Posted By Janekom
Did you email Chris or me? I did not receive...

Did you email Chris or me? I did not receive anything yet.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-31-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,769
Posted By Janekom
Lucky you - here in dark Africa we cannot do...

Lucky you - here in dark Africa we cannot do that. We just press the ACCEPT button and Go Fly ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,158
Posted By Janekom
Outstanding service

I am dealing with them by email from far away and they are all OUTSTANDING.

Please send them flowers if you can ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 112,205
Posted By Janekom
Pictures from Dorfie

Here are two screenshots from Dorfie's flight.

http://hanekom.org.za/Images_Vlieg/N245JM_212KTS.JPG

http://hanekom.org.za/Images_Vlieg/N245JM_217KTS.JPG
Forum: Southeast 01-25-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,778
Posted By Janekom
Hdi Peter, I have send you a private message...

Hdi Peter,
I have send you a private message about something else. Thank you.
Forum: RV-14 12-24-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By Janekom
Merry Christmas to all VAF and RV people all...

Merry Christmas to all VAF and RV people all around the world.
Lovely day here in Boggomsbay in South Africa.
Enjoying the surf and good company with family, kids and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-22-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,096
Posted By Janekom
Phew ! Well done

Phew ! Well done
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,033
Posted By Janekom
Also make sure that your filter is squeezed...

Also make sure that your filter is squeezed tight. Any movement and the filter will eat right through the bottom of the FAB. I usually glue in an aluminium base ito the FAB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By Janekom
Another key symptom when it fails is if your...

Another key symptom when it fails is if your motor tends to fire or start just as you release the start key. But the retard set of points not opening on the retard magneto will do the same.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-20-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 126,488
Posted By Janekom
Great story and great trip. Thanks for sharing it.

Great story and great trip. Thanks for sharing it.
Forum: RV-10 10-19-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By Janekom
Many thanks Johan :D

Many thanks Johan :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-13-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 126,488
Posted By Janekom
Amazing story. Thank you so much for sharing

Amazing story. Thank you so much for sharing
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,309
Posted By Janekom
For someone halfway around the world - what it a...

For someone halfway around the world - what it a Thunderbolt engine please?
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,565
Posted By Janekom
There is in my opinion no need to lift the plane....

There is in my opinion no need to lift the plane. You do this part with the wings off. Just go to the tail, jerk it upwards ads see how the wheels will slide inwards ( toe in ) slightly. Then follow...
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,133
Posted By Janekom
I have three dzus fasteners each side on the...

I have three dzus fasteners each side on the bottom cowl and it cracked at about 150 hrs. Made a new one from slightly thicker material and made the top longer to take two fasteners. One as per plan...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Janekom
Thanks Dorfie. I am not sure but there were...

Thanks Dorfie. I am not sure but there were several items auctioned and it is also an awareness campaign by Botswana Tourism with spin offs down the line.

There are various flying schools that will...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Janekom
The big tent where everything...

The big tent where everything happens.
http://www.hanekom.org.za/ROR2017/IMG_6306.JPG
Me and my navigator Johan.
http://www.hanekom.org.za/ROR2017/IMG_6430.JPG
The fesh-fesh dust can be a problem...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Janekom
Thank you Rob. By the way I also do the yearly...

Thank you Rob. By the way I also do the yearly Zimbabwe Air Rally. I have done six and my pilot has done 38 ! I could also do something on the Zim Rally of 2017 in another post?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Janekom
Some pictures

The surrounds
http://www.hanekom.org.za/ROR2017/IMG_6275.JPG
Final approach RWY 10
http://www.hanekom.org.za/ROR2017/IMG_6279.JPG
On the apron. Three weeks ago this was just...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Janekom
Here is another link to the Pilots Post site and...

Here is another link to the Pilots Post site and a report from RV7 owner and friend Juri Keyter and Willie Bodenstein.

http://www.pilotspost.com/arn0001276

Then as requested more info about the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-03-2017, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,851
Posted By Janekom
Race for Rhinos 2017

This past weekend we have participated in the Race for Rhinos 2017. Now this event takes place in the middle of Botswana close to or at Sowa Pans.

This year there were 71 entrants. No less than four...
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,560
Posted By Janekom
Sikaflex is your friend

I am busy with RV build number 7, this my third RV 10 and have always used Sikaflex 295. Easy to work with and never had any problems.
Forum: RV-10 06-05-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,185
Posted By Janekom
Congratulations Johan

Congratulations Johan,
I am sure the family will have many hours of fun flight in this wonderful flying machine :D


http://www.hanekom.org.za/Images_Vlieg/IMG_5918.JPG
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,848
Posted By Janekom
Congratulations Johan

Here is Johan proudly showing off his PINK SLIP :)

Wishing you many fun and safe hours in N245JM. Having witnessed how meticulous he was with everything during the build, this will be a very nice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,703
Posted By Janekom
Busy with my 7th RV build and never had a crack....

Busy with my 7th RV build and never had a crack. Forget about all the drilling and use Sikaflex :D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-23-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,391
Posted By Janekom
I thought they are strutural

A couple of years back I also had an RV7 in my shop without those screws. Asked Vans and the reply was: Do not attempt to fly that aeroplane as it is structural. Cannot remember who it was but I find...
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,404
Posted By Janekom
Why do you not use Sikaflex ?

Why do you not use Sikaflex ?
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,682
Posted By Janekom
No more spots

Problem solved. Yesterday after flying the 14 again I first took some polish and tried to get rid of the spots. Nothing. Then I tried thinners and off they went. So it has been a bit of clear coat...
Forum: RV-14 01-16-2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 35,609
Posted By Janekom
It is the one that came with the kit. It is just...

It is the one that came with the kit. It is just the picture.
Forum: RV-14 01-16-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,682
Posted By Janekom
Hi Scott, Talked to the builder now. He confirmed...

Hi Scott,
Talked to the builder now. He confirmed that the plans state like you say. To be used for defogging or to get heat out.

The builder has wired them permanently on. Oops. It seems then that...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,682
Posted By Janekom
Glare Shield fans problem

I am busy test flying a new RV14 and it has 19 hours on it now, all flown in fairly hot summer conditions. It has two fans on the glare shield to draw hot air out of the instrument "bay". The two...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 35,609
Posted By Janekom
ZU-IIS First RV14A to fly in Africa

Somehow I became involved doing the inspections on this project. My friend Larry Beamish did the maiden flight and I have done some of the other test flights. Below is the RV in front of my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Janekom
Elevator Trim Speed Controller

As an advertiser I thought it will be ok to post this.

There are many thousands of RVs flying with electric elevator trim and basic panels. Read - no fancy auto trim etc. They are all very sensitive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,093
Posted By Janekom
A friend had the same here on a brand new RV14...

A friend had the same here on a brand new RV14 (20 hrs). They swopped the starter and problem has gone away.
Forum: RV-10 01-02-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,444
Posted By Janekom
Hi John, you have asked about the rvbits plenum....

Hi John, you have asked about the rvbits plenum. I always say that if you can fabricate well fitting rubber seals, you do not need a plenum lid. But most battle a bit with this. With my plenum you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,635
Posted By Janekom
Jip - Cleaveland Tool keeps stock of ours. Simply...

Jip - Cleaveland Tool keeps stock of ours. Simply the best :D
Forum: Propellers 11-07-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,498
Posted By Janekom
According to my information the IO-540-D4A5 is a...

According to my information the IO-540-D4A5 is a wide deck?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,761
Posted By Janekom
Very nice. Think I should give Solidworks a go as...

Very nice. Think I should give Solidworks a go as well. Never used it before.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-27-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,136
Posted By Janekom
What blessing to be able to do that

What blessing to be able to do that :)
Our three grandchildren basically "grew up" in our RV10. The 8 year boy knows everything about the controls up front and gets some stick time every now and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,483
Posted By Janekom
Great

I use Google Sketchup Make to design my parts. I have done a number of parts like guides for the tip up canopy. Works quite well.
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By Janekom
Thank you very much - SV42 it will be then ;)

Thank you very much - SV42 it will be then ;)
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By Janekom
Thank you - can you remember which hole you have...

Thank you - can you remember which hole you have used on the arm?
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