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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-09-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By pitts flyer
I have one just removed from an O-360. It...

I have one just removed from an O-360. It includes vernatherm. It is the straight one which has the filter horizontal. $165 and I will pay shipping. PM me if interested.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-30-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 126,834
Posted By pitts flyer
I agree, with the prior poster. I thoroughly...

I agree, with the prior poster. I thoroughly enjoy your travel reports (as well as all others such as Vlad's etc). Having made a month ago a cross country flight which started in N. CA and went via...
Forum: ADS-B 05-02-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,085
Posted By pitts flyer
And I forgot to add that Uavioni has an APP for...

And I forgot to add that Uavioni has an APP for configuring its transponder--again no EFIS is mandatory (though it is always useful, especially if you can get your ADS-B in on it.)
Forum: ADS-B 05-02-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,085
Posted By pitts flyer
No again. For example: Trig TT22 transponder and...

No again. For example: Trig TT22 transponder and one of the WAAS Gps sources listed (with applicable antenna) and you are done. Other Mode S transponders with displays will also work. No EFIS...
Forum: ADS-B 05-02-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,085
Posted By pitts flyer
Not true anymore. There is the Garmin GPS 20A...

Not true anymore. There is the Garmin GPS 20A (though you need the antenna which can be bought on Ebay for $100-200). Uavioni has the SkyFyX All IN One Antenna (or separate receiver and antenna) no...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-28-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,781
Posted By pitts flyer
I find it interesting that no one has yet...

I find it interesting that no one has yet mentioned the power lead for the injectors (though perhaps I missed it). I just installed an Aerosport IO-375 engine on my airplane which came with the EFII...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,869
Posted By pitts flyer
These...

These (http://www.mypilotstore.com/MyPilotStore/sep/7452?gclid=Cj0KEQjwioHIBRCes6nP56Ti1IsBEiQAxxb5GxSm5ixNjy47iho4ZrfifhZJJCAePcyFQlaAByzEphMaAg2C8P8HAQ) may work too. FWIW...
Forum: Reviews 02-28-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,102
Posted By pitts flyer
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/ww_t...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/ww_talos_as.php?clickkey=3993134
Forum: California 02-11-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By pitts flyer
Attitude Aviation at Livermore.

Attitude Aviation at Livermore.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-06-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 120,719
Posted By pitts flyer
The Carrizo Gorge Railway is not "abandoned", it...

The Carrizo Gorge Railway is not "abandoned", it is just out of service. Abandonment connotes a legal action and approval by the Federal Surface Transportation Board, which is not the case and has...
Forum: Northwest 08-31-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,498
Posted By pitts flyer
I believe that the lowest route through the...

I believe that the lowest route through the Sierra's is through the Feather River Canyon going east from Oroville. Pass over, or stop at, Quincy, since it is a beautiful place with a short walk to...
Forum: COMM 08-26-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By pitts flyer
I have (have had) and used Xcom, FlightLine, MGL...

I have (have had) and used Xcom, FlightLine, MGL and Microair. Also some of the gliders I tow use Beckers. All good radios. I currently use a Flightline in my Pitts S1C--flawless performance for...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-05-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,588
Posted By pitts flyer
Planning on 4 attending (which includes 3 guests...

Planning on 4 attending (which includes 3 guests from overseas, which fly another type of sport plane--a Tailwind, but they know me, and I am building an RV-4). Glad to contribute to costs...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,280
Posted By pitts flyer
I bought one when it first came out and had some...

I bought one when it first came out and had some teething problems. Basically it would freeze and I had difficulty programming the parameters. Checked a several things, but ended up return the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-31-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,624
Posted By pitts flyer
Craig Catto runs one of his props on his own RV6....

Craig Catto runs one of his props on his own RV6. I believe it has an O-320 in it. So he would be a good source of info...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-28-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,326
Posted By pitts flyer
I would suggest not drilling any holes in the...

I would suggest not drilling any holes in the spray bar unless you talk to Rotec. I run a stock Rotec TBI on my Pitts. It has an O-320 with 10:1 pistons. Runs very smooth and makes great power...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-27-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,326
Posted By pitts flyer
There are a couple things to check: 1. Make...

There are a couple things to check:

1. Make sure you have no water in the fuel. If it gets into the regulator you can have problems like you describe. You may have to flush or disassemble the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-16-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,137
Posted By pitts flyer
I have had a Tailwind, a Thorp and currently have...

I have had a Tailwind, a Thorp and currently have 2 different Pitts all with dual LSE ignitions (both the Plasma II and III). Probably over 700 hours of flying between them, and never had any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,698
Posted By pitts flyer
Wait 'til China wakes up....

Wait 'til China wakes up....
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-29-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 41,478
Posted By pitts flyer
I have the Rotec TBI on my Pitts S1C. I had a...

I have the Rotec TBI on my Pitts S1C. I had a similar problem when first intalled because it would not idle. Had to send back to the factory (paying the postage both ways), and they fixed the idle...
Forum: California 04-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,252
Posted By pitts flyer
I am trying to remember, but I think both the...

I am trying to remember, but I think both the restaurant at Lodi and Willows both offer malts--but I could be wrong.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,382
Posted By pitts flyer
I have flown several times now with my grandson,...

I have flown several times now with my grandson, and he does the same thing--looks like he is concentrating on all the sensory input. I wouldn't worry about it. I just ask once in a while if...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-27-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,364
Posted By pitts flyer
I had essentially the same problem. Had to send...

I had essentially the same problem. Had to send it back to Rotec for repair--mine was a manufacturing defect. They fixed it under warranty (but you have to pay the shipping costs under their...
Forum: GPS 02-05-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By pitts flyer
I meant "GDL-39" Sorry for the...

I meant "GDL-39" Sorry for the mistake....
Forum: GPS 02-05-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By pitts flyer
The Ipads do not have the best sunlight...

The Ipads do not have the best sunlight visibility. I fly an open cockpit plane with an Garmin Aera 500 and a 172 with an Aera 510 (also coupled to a GL-39 ADS-B receiver). I would recommend a used...
Forum: RV-4 01-01-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,083
Posted By pitts flyer
My RV-4 is a ways from flying, but doing some...

My RV-4 is a ways from flying, but doing some calculations with the W&B indicates that with 2 aboard (of course with parachutes), you almost have to fly without any fuel to be within the aerobatic...
Forum: RV-4 09-23-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,522
Posted By pitts flyer
Below is the essence of our exchange about the...

Below is the essence of our exchange about the leaky regulator diaphram. I am getting a replacement diaphram (and paying the postage to do so). I had purchased another Rotec for my RV-4 project, so...
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,522
Posted By pitts flyer
FWIW, I have currently the Rotec on a Pitts, and...

FWIW, I have currently the Rotec on a Pitts, and a recent problem I had was a leaky diaphram in the regulator. This caused the engine to really stumble bad after going to full power (like on...
Forum: RV-4 08-21-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,533
Posted By pitts flyer
FWIW. I had a two axis AP ITruTrak) in a Thorp,...

FWIW. I had a two axis AP ITruTrak) in a Thorp, and found that I used the Altitude hold all the time, almost every flight, but rarely used the directional part (which controlled the ailerons and was...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-15-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,881
Posted By pitts flyer
I will call next time--planned for 2014. For a...

I will call next time--planned for 2014. For a view of the valley looking towards Trento from Castel...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-15-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,881
Posted By pitts flyer
Is that Castel Beseno? If so, we have very fond...

Is that Castel Beseno? If so, we have very fond memories because we stayed in Caliano for several days a few years ago, visited the Castel and did a lot of hiking on the old roads and trails in the...
Forum: Safety 04-01-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,640
Posted By pitts flyer
I fly a lot at an non-towered airport where I tow...

I fly a lot at an non-towered airport where I tow gliders, and there is a very busy skydiving operation, as well as a fair amount of other traffic on weekends. The skydive plane regularly asks for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,431
Posted By pitts flyer
I like the Molex standard connectors--can buy...

I like the Molex standard connectors--can buy them at Frys and a number of other electrical/electronic supply outlets. See...
Forum: California 01-24-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By pitts flyer
At KDWA (just west of Davis) the EAA Chapter 52...

At KDWA (just west of Davis) the EAA Chapter 52 has a hangar that they rent out to builders on a temporary basis (usually a year or less). It could provide a temporary home for your aircraft. There...
Forum: RV-4 12-10-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,250
Posted By pitts flyer
http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/13865760/charlies-...

http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/13865760/charlies-rv
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