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Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 495,974
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Michael, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-21-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,506
Posted By Mike S
Our RV 10 had dual EFIS on the left side of the...

Our RV 10 had dual EFIS on the left side of the panel. Engine info on a strip along the bottom of the units. I used one for forward/synthitic vision, and the other for "Gods...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-21-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jon, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-20-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Mike S
Yep, sticker is only difference. Ray Allen will...

Yep, sticker is only difference.

Ray Allen will send you the correct one------used to be free, not sure if that is currently the case.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-20-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Shay, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Another congrats here, and where are the photos?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Mike S
Fastest time ever posted by a RV at Reno.

Fastest time ever posted by a RV at Reno.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Mike S
Yep, even those of us who were...

Yep, even those of us who were supporting/campaigning tupperware aircraft;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,287
Posted By Mike S
One really obvious thing I noticed on Andy's...

One really obvious thing I noticed on Andy's plane was the lack of intercoolers for the turbos. Instead they are using ADI fluid injected directly in the piping at the turbo output.

No intercoolers...
Forum: ADS-B 09-19-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mike S
Jim, by chance did you mean Open Flight Solutions...

Jim, by chance did you mean Open Flight Solutions for the cable?? They make a unit called "FlightBox"

Will it work on a "Stratux" unit made by Everlast Concepts??

I will be feeding the output into...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-19-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Justin, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Joby, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: ADS-B 09-18-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mike S
Larry, just getting started with a Stratux/GRT...

Larry, just getting started with a Stratux/GRT setup, and found this thread while looking for info on the subject.

Any chance you could copy the info you mention above onto a post here at VAF??

Or,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-18-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
HUD
Views: 797
Posted By Mike S
Just gotta go with the right...

Just gotta go with the right company:D

http://grtavionics.com/home/efis-systems/heads-up-display/
Forum: California 09-18-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

John, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-18-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,089
Posted By Mike S
This is a fantastic deal, someone is going to get...

This is a fantastic deal, someone is going to get the basis for a great panel.

Too bad I need an 8.4" setup, or I would be all over it.
Forum: Flight Testing 09-08-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Jeff, congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Kyle, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Artie, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: ADS-B 09-06-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Mike S
Timely thread, I am gathering information and...

Timely thread, I am gathering information and planning the panel for my new project------and the ADSB question has got me circling the drain.

At the moment, I am totally fixed on GRT for the EFIS,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-06-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mike S
Bill, you are correct about this being a...

Bill, you are correct about this being a discussion board, and a very public one at that.

Many folks come here to find answers for a vast array of questions, and that is why I asked my question...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,491
Posted By Mike S
Safety Trim is available in a number of...

Safety Trim is available in a number of configurations. They make one that does not tap into the pitot as I recall.

Or, you can just use a switch on the dash instead of a pitot controlled...
Forum: RV-10 09-06-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By Mike S
Hole big enough to fit the tip of the...

Hole big enough to fit the tip of the syringe-----shave the tip down with a razor blade.

Thick as you can get away with and still get it to come out of the syringe.

Drill a few extra holes if...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-06-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mike S
I deleted the post after a couple days and re...

I deleted the post after a couple days and re posted-----kinda like "bumping" the thread.

Did that twice.........just to keep the thread high up on the "Today's Post" list.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,491
Posted By Mike S
There is a unit that has adjustable speed and...

There is a unit that has adjustable speed and taps into the pitot line so you keep full speed at lower flight speeds, and slow the trim after you get going.

I put one in the 10--------wish I had...
Forum: RV-10 09-06-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By Mike S
Ditto-----your option #1 listed above.

Ditto-----your option #1 listed above.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-06-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mike S
I have asked a question 3 times on this thread ...

I have asked a question 3 times on this thread http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=158246 with no response.......
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-05-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jerry, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By Mike S
Classic Aero used to produce such a...

Classic Aero used to produce such a seat-------perhaps if you ask them, they may make you...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-04-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

John, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

RV4-----jealous, I am.
Forum: California 09-04-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dave, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: ADS-B 09-03-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,089
Posted By Mike S
OK Steve, a question for you-------output is via...

OK Steve, a question for you-------output is via RS-232, is it a common digital "language" or proprietary to Garmin equipment?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Steve, welcome to VAF----congrats on the upcoming purchase.

Vic Syracuse is a good choice to do an inspection. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=1415
Forum: RV-12 09-02-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 30,884
Posted By Mike S
Ryan--------GRT or uAvionix guy? Software update...

Ryan--------GRT or uAvionix guy?

Software update from GRT or uAvionix?
Forum: Fiberglass 09-02-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Mike S
Zero gap?? No room for paint?

Zero gap??

No room for paint?
Forum: Rocket 09-02-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,679
Posted By Mike S
But sure feels good on those hot summer...

But sure feels good on those hot summer days:rolleyes:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-01-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Mike S
Jeff, I will take it. Will PM for payment...

Jeff, I will take it.

Will PM for payment details.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-01-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Mike S
PM sent about pitot.

PM sent about pitot.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-01-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Mike S
Jim, no need for the WIFI, only the serial...

Jim, no need for the WIFI, only the serial connection to put the traffic and weather on the GRT screens.

If I am reading your response correctly------this should be something doable, either by...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-01-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Mike S
I am interested if it is set up to data send over...

I am interested if it is set up to data send over a serial port line (RS 232 I think?)

This would be for use with a GRT HX.
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,414
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Good job, now how rusty are you as a pilot??

Transition training sure did make me feel comfortable with the prospect of the first flight.
Forum: Rocket 08-31-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,679
Posted By Mike S
There is a middle of the road...

There is a middle of the road solution---------Super 8. http://www.mstewart.net/super8/

Another source of info, talk to Brian at Show Planes. https://showplanes.com/
Forum: Rocket 08-31-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,679
Posted By Mike S
Have you considered the extra building time...

Have you considered the extra building time needed for the rocket?
Forum: ADS-B 08-30-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Mike S
Thanks for the replies so far------anybody else?

Thanks for the replies so far------anybody else?
Forum: RV-10 08-30-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Grant, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

I ran mine straight forward, exiting inside the flap cover. Had to drill a hole in the panel just aft of the flap tube, used fittings from the aviation...
Forum: ADS-B 08-29-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Mike S
GRT Safe Fly/Echo Pirep request

Looking for input from folks flying the GRT Safe Fly and uAvionix Echo ADSB package.

http://grtavionics.com/media/echo-uat-2020-gps-313x335.png

I am wondering if anyone is actually flying with it,...
Forum: Reviews 08-28-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,237
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Rian, welcome aboard the good ship VAF-----congrats on the 8:D:D
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Mike S
Me too-------I was able to get single wing nut...

Me too-------I was able to get single wing nut plates riveted to these, dimple the cover plate, counter sink the bracket and use flat head screws to mount. It makes it a lot easier to install/remove...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-27-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Gary, welcome to VAF:D

I had a similar issue with my Stratus, ended up buying a new battery/back cover assembly. Easy fix, they even give you the Torx driver needed to change out the part.

Did you...
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,599
Posted By Mike S
OK, now you know it can get over the...

OK, now you know it can get over the mountains-------come on over to Dayton and say Hi.

Congrats on the OSH pilgrimage.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-26-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Mike S
PM sent.....

PM sent.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,295
Posted By Mike S
Read the OP

RV 12, no wing tanks........
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-26-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,394
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Al, welcome to VAF.

Nice looking plane...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,295
Posted By Mike S
This is often easily cured by squeezing the...

This is often easily cured by squeezing the trailing edge a bit.

Do a search for "heavy wing", you should find a lot of info.
Forum: RV-14 08-25-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By Mike S
You are gonna need electrical tools, and good...

You are gonna need electrical tools, and good screwdrivers.

Steinair has a great selection. Here are a few that I found to be very useful, and high quality for a decent...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-25-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Tony, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Congrats on jumping in the deep end;)
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-24-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Mike S
OK, so it looks like this is no longer Urgently...

OK, so it looks like this is no longer Urgently needed-------I am gonna remove that part of the title, and move this thread to the RV 8 forum.

Glad you got things taken care of.
Forum: RV-10 08-24-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Curt, welcome to VAF.

Jesse Saint is in FL, not sure how close to Orlando ?

He is a regular here, http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=1457

Also, Vans east coast rep, Vic Syracuse,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-24-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Mike S
Front or rear prop gov?

Front or rear prop gov?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-24-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,220
Posted By Mike S
Geese are noisy, nasty, aggressive birds and...

Geese are noisy, nasty, aggressive birds and leave a big mess behind-----------geeseless folks are the winners.;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Welcome aboard, you are gonna love the 10.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-23-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Fred, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
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