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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By turbosaaber
wow

Been doing ATC since 89 and I rarely see extreme turbulence. Impossible to control aircraft and possible structural damage, glad they are ok and a thorough aircraft inspection should follow. Wow.
Forum: RV-14 02-03-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By turbosaaber
Cherrymax

I think I would use a cherrymax.
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 02-03-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,375
Posted By turbosaaber
Not always

I work at Miami artcc and we have a lot of unscheduled activations of special use airspace. Best to check with us just to be sure.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-30-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,480
Posted By turbosaaber
Question Cad file?

Has anyone made a cad file for a battery box shim for a shorai battery in a pc680 battery box? Figured Id check here first. Seems like it would be a neat 3D printer project.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-30-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,674
Posted By turbosaaber
40 lb weight

I just used a 40lb dumbbell and a rope around the tail spring. Easy and quick.
Forum: COMM 08-02-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,290
Posted By turbosaaber
FSS

FSS does not have radar so they can't provide flight following. That service is provided by Approach or Center. Hope that helps....
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By turbosaaber
icao format

Well its mainly ICAO format, but this is the direction the FAA is moving for Flight plans and planning since there are so many different configurations available now. Some electronic flight plan...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By turbosaaber
Nordo

No radio. Communication failure for whatever reason
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By turbosaaber
ask

Ask for direct, worst we can say is No, if you don't get your request perhaps the controller will put you on a heading or give you a different fix further on your route which he can permit based on...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By turbosaaber
direct

We would like to give you direct but it is based on traffic congestion and flow. We take you out on certain routes because it is safe, if you go NORDO at least you are not flying head on with a 777...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By turbosaaber
departure times

OK, when you file your IFR with a P time of xxxx, your flight plan is now in the system but will not assign a discrete beacon code to your flight plan until 30 min prior to your proposed departure...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By turbosaaber
equipment suffix

Our old system gave us the ability to change equipment suffix easily but now the computer looks at each component of your equipment and aircraft capabilities to determine the correct suffix. This is...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By turbosaaber
Talking automation

FSS will not be able to help you on your quest as the reason you receive a different route other than filed is due to our automation(FAA). We try to keep departures and arrivals procedurally...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,044
Posted By turbosaaber
great guy

He did my prop two weeks ago and I'm still amazed at how much different it flies.

Brian get ur transponder fixed and let's go catch some Red's.
Forum: Propellers 02-04-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 904
Posted By turbosaaber
prop balance pirep

well I have a hartzell prop on my RV7 and after 175 hours I was doing the condition inspection and saw I had cracks developing on the doubler on the spinner backplate. So I removed and reinstalled...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,433
Posted By turbosaaber
Talking look to the side a bit

I think we all have had the same problem but once you get your sight pic figured out you will be fine. take a glance lower left and look at the runway. just a quick glance will let you know more...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,419
Posted By turbosaaber
thank you Dan

Thank you for your explanation as I understand what is happening now. I was wondering too if the two exhaust pipes are also creating von karmen vortex streets as well and wondered if creating a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,419
Posted By turbosaaber
which would be better

a teardrop fairing without a lump or one with one. I guess it would be best to just make two and test. The one without the lump would be different than Bob's as its sides would taper and curve in a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-20-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,419
Posted By turbosaaber
sorry for the large pic....moderators feel free to resize

sorry about the size of pic...i thought medium would be fine but it is too large.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-19-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,419
Posted By turbosaaber
Increase exit air velocity and smooth airflow

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/280x200q90/742/88dh5Y.jpg Dan, not sure what you mean. Bob axom's testing showed marginal gains from side skirts. Vettermans design seems to smooth out the airflow....
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,419
Posted By turbosaaber
exhaust exit fairing dimensions

Made a fairing, took the pressure recover wheel pant and used it as a basic outline for the fairing but it looks way longer than Larry Vetterman's. Does anyone have any dimensions out there? Just...
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,002
Posted By turbosaaber
ty

thank you Bruce...I'll give it another shot....
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,002
Posted By turbosaaber
Question mac users

Are the terrain updates compatible with Mac? Seems like I'm having a problem. Extremely slow...like forecasting 7+hours
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,896
Posted By turbosaaber
aluminum?

Has anyone built one out of aluminum? I know it would be a lot more money but would the weight savings help. Would be too difficult to make it rigid enough? Just pondering options. looking at...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-04-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,896
Posted By turbosaaber
can u please post ur video again

seems like it is not working. I like what you have done but would love to see it in action. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,162
Posted By turbosaaber
ty

thanks guys I'll get a hold of banyan and have them update their website and spread the word. I'm just amazed by the wealth of knowledge here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,162
Posted By turbosaaber
don't think so

I don't think so, was there just a few weeks ago. I didn't have one and no one asked either. I think they are more concerned with getting paid and the us adiz is all about filing correctly and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,817
Posted By turbosaaber
gns530w upgrade and adsb

Santa fell for the "Its the last thing needed for the RV" trick. So an waas upgrade and adsb skyview module was under the tree. Happy Holidays everyone.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-24-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By turbosaaber
your preference really

I put my cabin heat all the way on the right side of the panel, I live in florida so we don't use cabin heat much. My parking brake is located center lower on the left of the throttle. The knob is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-08-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,289
Posted By turbosaaber
FI

I would think about doing what would be more difficult to build now because when you start flying, taking the airplane down to do upgrades is like going to the dentist. I would do the fuel injection...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-26-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,817
Posted By turbosaaber
coarse sand paper

I just used coarse sand paper to rough it up then applied sika. So far so good....
Forum: Florida (South) 11-14-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By turbosaaber
rv7

RV7 in wellington fd38. Would be happy to show you.

Take care,

Carl
Forum: RV-12 11-04-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,337
Posted By turbosaaber
both sides

I had mine done on my rv7 and they did both sides, looks and works great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By turbosaaber
sure

Jesse,

I will be in OCF this weekend, I'll give you a call. I'm interested. Thanks,

Carl
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-22-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 80,474
Posted By turbosaaber
tk

TK soar in heaven...BC
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,565
Posted By turbosaaber
icom

I used two mounted above my radio rack, I will post a pic. They work great. It is a separate unit with two cables, all lcom.

Take care,

/Users/carlbridges/Pictures/iPhoto...
Forum: GPS 09-10-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,081
Posted By turbosaaber
0 hours

it was new, no hours at all on the unit. Thanks for your input as the reason behind my post is to help people with their choices or at least understand what could happen to them. If I had to do it...
Forum: GPS 09-10-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,081
Posted By turbosaaber
its a genuine garmin part

I found two companies who have the part number listed, just waiting for a quote. Seems like this board is used in quite a few units. My thoughts were to have the battery changed and the board at...
Forum: GPS 09-10-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,081
Posted By turbosaaber
thks

Thank you Bob. I called garmin and found the part number for the board. He said since you shot an ILS he doubts it is wiring, I asked that too. He said it is more than likely the board. so I...
Forum: GPS 09-10-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,081
Posted By turbosaaber
GNS530 gs requires service

Hello,

Well my rv became a plane last december and I purchased a gns530 new from a builder that decided to another route. Well I missed the boat on the 1500 waas upgrade and I thought it would be...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-17-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,345
Posted By turbosaaber
ty

that is the reason i fly. Sharing one's passion.
Forum: Florida (South) 07-18-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,081
Posted By turbosaaber
mky

try MKY, fuel is more expensive but if you buy fuel, they don't charge for overnights. Great airport, friendly people.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By turbosaaber
yes

Tom,

A co-worker just purchased an 8a a few months ago, I'll give him your number if that's ok.

Carl
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-10-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,440
Posted By turbosaaber
teak grips

I love my teak grips, you fly with your fingers anyway, I love the look and get compliments all the time. I think it is all personal.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-21-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,413
Posted By turbosaaber
some have used 7666-2 on rv7

I know a few rv-ers have used the 74" prop on the rv7.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-14-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,284
Posted By turbosaaber
fuel line automotive tubing

Just use two pieces of fuel hose from your favorite automotive store and make them 1.5 to 2" in length, place them in the track behind the roller and put some aluminum tape, we called it speed tape...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,004
Posted By turbosaaber
ahrs mount

Hi I have a rv7 with the magnometers mounted in a fabbed tray just underneath the turtle deck. The only problem I have is if I turn on the skyview with the slider canopy all the way back it will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,080
Posted By turbosaaber
price

His price for the reservoir is only 55 with free shipping. Sounds like a no brainer to me.

http://www.blueskyaviation.net/clear_break_fluid_resivor.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,080
Posted By turbosaaber
Vlad

I'll let Noel know about your post and he can give you a better description. I know Kodiak aircraft use these on their big dollar aircraft. Being able to see the fluid level before every flight is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,080
Posted By turbosaaber
i have that one

Vlad I have that one from Blue sky aviation and I love it. Check the fluid via oil door. It is really easy and works great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,489
Posted By turbosaaber
well done

Love it, very well thought out! I do like the idea of a bracket too.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 03-07-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 147,635
Posted By turbosaaber
zbv

We have a Drone who does not talk to ATC, but we can get a hold of them, I hope they monitor Guard, I've issued many, many traffic alerts to aircraft into KFLL, KOPF, and KFXE. It seems this...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 03-06-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 147,635
Posted By turbosaaber
no tfr for drones

Gil, TK,

At ZMA we work drones, no TFR required, some at very high altitudes and some quite low. Most we talk to and yes they have transponders. We do have some that activate warning areas but not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,247
Posted By turbosaaber
2 10's

I have two 10's opposed with a garmin stack in the middle. I love the layout, thank you fabian, as my wife and I both fly. The cost difference between the 10-7 is minimal in the grand scheme. Plus...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,002
Posted By turbosaaber
clickbonds and snakeskin

I used clickbonds and snakeskin on my RV7 and it was a very neat tidy install, the clickbonds adhere well and keep everything neat. It still amazes me how a much wire is required to wire a plane. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-16-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,678
Posted By turbosaaber
no problem

easy peazy. Will not take long at all...very easy.
Forum: Safety 03-21-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,936
Posted By turbosaaber
article bias?

Seems like the program they might be talking about has been around for a while. It's called ATSEP, we, as controllers, use this program as pilots do to cover ourselves when something happens which...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,766
Posted By turbosaaber
430w 430 prices

I've been looking for a 430w and I must tell you that if you can find one that cheap please buy it or let me know where I can!!!!!

I would think the 430w would suit your needs.

take care and have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By turbosaaber
rf noise?

The led drivers may have too much rf noise. Not sure about that particular brand but others have tried similar units with too much rf noise. Good luck.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-26-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,828
Posted By turbosaaber
Question really surprised about the replies here

We work hard in the atc system, our system is the most complex system in the world, working more than twice the air traffic from any other country. Just a little background, air carrier change in...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-21-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 147,635
Posted By turbosaaber
happens all the time

We have pilots fly through all the time on FSS ADIZ codes, negative flight following. We don't mind either way but we would rather work you than not. The amount of "Traffic Alerts" issued around...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-21-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 147,635
Posted By turbosaaber
ARTCC ADIZ

I'm not sure why you had such a problem. I think it is easier to just get flight following from Miami Center and yes you still need to open a vfr flight plan. They will give you a code, and I will...
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