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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,746
Posted By Jetj01
Bradycardia

As a guy with bradycardia, as one gets older, and we all do, bradycardia gets to be more problematic and the reason is with a slow heart rate IF there is a problem, your heart rates being low starts...
Forum: Rocket 03-03-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,175
Posted By Jetj01
“SHACK” Smokey

Good call Billy Joe Ray Bob!

As a -4 owner/builder and having been an RV guy now since 1996 (saw my first -4 at OSH 1984 and WANTED ONE!), I’m noticing a BIG uptick in RV-4 LUV! In my Airpark...
Forum: RV-4 02-23-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Jetj01
Love my curved rollbar in my RV-4

Found a race shop that makes roll cages online. There are several. Look for the radius and metal you want ready made. It will come U shaped and you simply lay it next to your factory rollbar and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By Jetj01
Love the AT-6D

I just sold my AT-6D after two years and 200 hours of flying. In two words LOVED IT! The T-6 is a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT experience flying than....just about anything. It is a big brute. And it...
Forum: RV-4 01-02-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By Jetj01
Mine’s Single Seat Optimized

After owning three RV-4s that I purchased flying I finally built my RV-4 Fastback optimized for me and my long legs. I moved the front seat back four inches and the canopy back six inches. My 6’2”...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-23-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,306
Posted By Jetj01
Best Decision Ever!

Removed dual Slicks on my O-360 A1A with CS prop and installed P Mags with the EI Commander and auto plugs. Nothing but praise to Bill and Brad. Easier starts cold and hot, more power, smoother,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,538
Posted By Jetj01
Unfiltered RV-4 O-360

I finished my RV-4 with an O-360 A1A and carbureted in 2009 and designed the intake on the Sam James cowl to be unfiltered. I have flown my -4 now 8+ years and over 500 hours with no problems and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,282
Posted By Jetj01
Thanks Everyone!

I'm in the process of getting the picture 'blown up' for my hanger shop! Thanks for the nice words👍

Jj
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,282
Posted By Jetj01
It's all about PRISMA (My wife Danna says)

Adjust the lighting/brightness first and then use PRISMA. Amazing app! Then add imagination👍
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,282
Posted By Jetj01
My Wife's Cool RV Art!

http://i67.tinypic.com/1zxr03s.jpg

Thought I'd share my wife Danna's cool picture she took of our RV-4. The things an iPhone can do in the hands of a beautiful and creative mind ❤️
Forum: Texas (North) 06-05-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,663
Posted By Jetj01
I'm a chicken ;-(

WX scared me and I stayed home. Next time, love me some Hard 8 BBQ!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 111,042
Posted By Jetj01
Thank you wind gods👍

Always thankful when the tail wind gods choose to visit my RV-4FB��

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By Jetj01
Scary huh!!!

I've got two planes with smoke systems. And yes, smoke eventually enters the cockpits when SMOKE ON which is unnerving to passengers if I have forgotten to prebrief it may happen. "WE ARE ON...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,045
Posted By Jetj01
Nice Job!

Good work Bill! I'd expect nothing less👍
Forum: RV-4 01-29-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 241,551
Posted By Jetj01
👍👍👍

Nice to see another RV-4 Fast Back getting born! You're going to LOVE it👍👍👍
Forum: RV-4 01-13-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,237
Posted By Jetj01
😎

Scott,

Now THAT is brilliant👍
Forum: RV-4 01-12-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,237
Posted By Jetj01
No prob with the 360

Scott,

Flying my RV-4 with the O-360 and CS DOES get heavier on the control at higher speeds. I mitigate this 'problem' by enjoying starting acro maneuvers around 160-170 mph indicated. Much less...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,109
Posted By Jetj01
Wichita Falls???

If you moved to Wichita Falls, move your airplane to F14, Wichita Valley! Cheap gas and a home built Mecca. Look up John Hooker. He owns the airport and has an RV4 and RV10. Great guy! Taxes in...
Forum: RV-4 01-11-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,237
Posted By Jetj01
No question for me- Lyc O-360A1A

Hi Larry,

I have owned four -4s. The first three I bought flying and three had O-320s two with wood props (Sterba and Demuth) and one with a metal Sensenich. I finally built my own -4 after a...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-09-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,513
Posted By Jetj01
Well done, my good and faithful servant🙏

Thanks for the write up Smokey. Spanky was very well thought of in his AF community and in life in general. Tonight I attended a Quiet Birdman event and the master of ceremonies gave a very fitting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,651
Posted By Jetj01
RPM/MAP Flicker- Yes

Hi Larry,

Yes, last two digits flicker. I believe it's a fidelity/processor rate issue. I get it at higher RPMs only. In general I don't run my EIC on that 'page'. I run most the time the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,651
Posted By Jetj01
EI Commander can 'command'

I totally get the cost factor, 'it's only money' comments😁 Trying think in 'aviation units' instead of $$$$$ 😜

Couple interested parties mentioned what use is the EI Commander thinking it only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,651
Posted By Jetj01
Five hours on PMags, still AWESOME

I have put two XC flights and several local flights on my new PMag setup. Still absolutely impressed. Again, highly recommend the EIC. My neighbor installed PMags on his RV a year ago but after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,651
Posted By Jetj01
New to me PMags and EI Commander👍

My LASER Unison/Slick ignition controller finally gave me a controller error and the Slicks reverted to 'normal' as advertised but this gave me the the green light I needed to pull my LASER system...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,205
Posted By Jetj01
Wow

(I should have known better than to post here but....).

Gents, ummmm, my original post said FYI, as in, for your information. Secondly, it only applies if you have your own shipping account with a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,205
Posted By Jetj01
Vans Aircraft 'Handling Charge'..... What??? 😩

FYI- This may apply to just a few of us but today I ordered $124 worth of small parts for my upcoming annual on my RV-4 from Vans Aircraft via phone order. Upon checkout the female sales associate...
Forum: RV-4 05-30-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By Jetj01
Remove the tank

My experience has been it's easier to remove the tank to work on it then using the inspection cover through the wing/fuselage gap. It may take extra time to take them off but worth it. Since yours...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-03-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,697
Posted By Jetj01
What😳

I've owned an RV of one kind or another since 1997. I've owned a YAK for 11 years and have flown many Yak's and CJ's. All have their charms and highlights. My Yak50 was exceptional in most ways....
Forum: RV-4 11-08-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,539
Posted By Jetj01
😃

Another -4 Fastback! EXCELLENT 👍👍👍
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,366
Posted By Jetj01
Love the PCU5000

I originally was going to use a Woodward gov but got a great deal on a new PCU5000. Been flying it in my RV-4FB now since 2009. It has performed very precisely and smoothly in all phases of flight,...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-13-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,764
Posted By Jetj01
😃

Nice work😀
Forum: RV-4 05-05-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 262,346
Posted By Jetj01
Awesome!!!

Axel, Very nice!!! Love the lines!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-25-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 64,415
Posted By Jetj01
My RV-4FB and a Texas Sunset 😀

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,197
Posted By Jetj01
Very Nice -4

Congrats on the perseverance and nice RV-4, enjoy 😀
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-21-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By Jetj01
EGT probe placement

Look to see if the EGT probes are all equal spaced? Also check for exhaust leaks in those low cylinders? And finally look for intake leaks leading to the cylinders?

Dos Centavos
Forum: RV-4 08-19-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,737
Posted By Jetj01
Build your own!

You're a 'homebuilder' right? I bought three thicknesses of foam and started cutting and shaping to fit, well, my butt! Then I'd try it on, cut and paste and fit some more. The back cushion,...
Forum: RV-4 06-08-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 262,346
Posted By Jetj01
Love it :-)

Look in' good Axe :-)
Forum: RV-4 05-31-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 293,367
Posted By Jetj01
Two beautiful -4's

Nice job with your completion and Dayton, love the red -4! Always nice to see more -4's. Flew formation with my neighbor tonight who just purchased his already flying -4. I put mine away and drove...
Forum: RV-4 04-14-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 241,551
Posted By Jetj01
Nice!

Great panel idea and nice to see another FB -4!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,697
Posted By Jetj01
Smile Ummmmm... Yes They Are!

RV-4FB carburated 180hp O-360 Slick mags and CS prop.

March 29, 2014 SARL Texoma 100 race results:

Race 23 JJ Johnson RV4 RV Blue 00:42:53.000 216.95 188.52

:)
Forum: RV-4 03-31-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 21,017
Posted By Jetj01
My RV-4FB Finally Attended A SARL Race!

Unfortunately Mr Axsom wasn't there to see it but I finally made it to the Texoma 100. What a blast. Timing worked out and I was able to attend in my RV-4 Fastback. This is just my 'daily cruiser'...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,812
Posted By Jetj01
Kudos to the Texoma Race Team

I made a promise to Bob Axsom that I would bring my RV-4FB to a race 'one of these days' but as usual, life got in the way. Well, finally happened that last Saturday I was home, the WX was favorable...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By Jetj01
Active GPS Antenna for a 496???

Any advice for a good replacement for my external antenna for my RV-4 496 GPS installation? I'm looking at the third replacement of the Garmin provided 496 GPS antenna so am interested in an...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-09-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,123
Posted By Jetj01
Another knickle in the grass...

Fair skies and tailwinds my Brother...
Forum: RV-4 01-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,709
Posted By Jetj01
Very Cool!

Nice job! More horses is good!
Forum: RV-4 01-01-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,060
Posted By Jetj01
Nice work!

Outstanding video Cobra! Thanks!
Forum: RV-4 11-12-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,690
Posted By Jetj01
RV-4 Fastback with Sam James cowl...Brilliant!!!

The RV-4 Fastback with Sam James Cowl is a great looking plane! Mine has the 180HP and C/S prop and is a joy to fly. And with the engine/prop combo, CG is not a major issue for the back seat. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,341
Posted By Jetj01
Be careful!

When I had my heart event I was working for the FAA which made my decision pretty easy, I HAD to do it the right and legal way. First step was to take care of myself and get healthy and keep all...
Forum: RV-4 08-26-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Jetj01
Thanks Mike. That's one of the threads I read,...

Thanks Mike. That's one of the threads I read, came away still not sure what THE answer is. I guess thus is life in the experimental world.....
Forum: RV-4 08-26-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Jetj01
Timing on an 0-360

I've searched the forum for knowledge and have found many related threads but here's my direct question: What sgould the timing be on an O-360 carbed engine with LASER Ignition and 9 to 1...
Forum: RV-4 08-12-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,962
Posted By Jetj01
Great display!

Great display!
Forum: RV-4 08-10-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 262,346
Posted By Jetj01
Love it!

AX-O, Love it! Keep it up!
Forum: RV-4 08-09-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Jetj01
Smile Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone! as soon as I got the first reply I remembered Neal needing to do this when my RV-4 was first powered up connecting the 496 to the D100. a
And Neal, I would have called you but it...
Forum: RV-4 08-09-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By Jetj01
Cool Garmin 496 to 296 relating to Dynon 100

Does anyone know if a Garmin 296 will 'talk' to the Dynon D100? I removed my Garmin 496 to use in another aircraft and replaced with a Garmin 296. Now the HSI function with associated information...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,724
Posted By Jetj01
The good news!

Well, in spite of it all....that's one good looking RV-4!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-25-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,639
Posted By Jetj01
Awesome!!!!!!!

Great pics Neal! Your RV looks great! Looks like ya'll had fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 413,715
Posted By Jetj01
My RV-4FB going on 4 years old

My RV-4FB still providing miles of smiles!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,321
Posted By Jetj01
Be careful with Homeland Security/TSA

During my very limited time as an FAA Flight Safety Inspector (hated it) I learned the actual limited 'power' of the FAA. The FAA is an 'administration'. And while they can make your life harder,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 944
Posted By Jetj01
Memphis area hangar/crash pad

Anyone in the Memphis area have a hanger space available for my RV-4. Ideally looking for an apartment/crash pad and hanger space as I under go training in Memphis. Non-smoker, single, mature (...
Forum: RV-4 07-22-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,436
Posted By Jetj01
Well played!

Smokey,

Nice read my friend! I remember that OSH too! After a successive 15 straight EAA's looks like I may miss this year. I agree, the homebuilt market has changed but I still love my fly into...
Forum: Flight Testing 07-11-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,763
Posted By Jetj01
This thing called a J-O-B!

Bob,

I have wanted to try this fun type racing ever since I first heard of it but my j-o-b does seem to get in the way of such endeavors! Such as next week I'll be international! But I'm thankful...
Forum: Flight Testing 07-11-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,763
Posted By Jetj01
Exceeding VNE? I am guilty

Most pilots associated with spam can type flying, C-172's, Cherokee's, etc, never really worry much about VNE. In most cases it takes an extreme flight angle for these type aircraft to approach...
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