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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Diego, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-11-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Mike S
Need to pass at this time, comptroller of the...

Need to pass at this time, comptroller of the project vetoed spending any more $$ until we actually get the kit.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-11-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Mike S
Sent a PM.

Sent a PM.
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Mike S
Very similar scenario to Paul, kit due in...

Very similar scenario to Paul, kit due in Dec------already grabbing parts here on VAF. Many hours of planning already spent on panel layout and systems design.

I spend at least half of my time...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-10-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Mike, welcome to VAF, and congrats on the new plane:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-10-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Mike S
Check with Stein--------he sells short leftovers...

Check with Stein--------he sells short leftovers pretty cheap.
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jamie, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-12 10-10-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,988
Posted By Mike S
VAF member and advertiser ...

VAF member and advertiser http://sdsefi.com/rotax.htm
Forum: RV-10 10-09-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Tom, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,762
Posted By Mike S
This is all speculative at the moment, breath...

This is all speculative at the moment, breath holding not recommended.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-07-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Carlos, welcome aboard:D

Whatever you do for the EFI, pay attention to what Tom said about planning the fuel system to support it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Mike S
This is something that should do the job-----plus...

This is something that should do the job-----plus a lot more.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=164783

http://gps.dualav.com/explore-by-product/xgps170/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,407
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

James, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Painting your RV 10-04-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Rich, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mike, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-14 10-03-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Greg, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 10-03-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

David, welcome to VAF:D

I just turned 3/4 rotation past gasket contact.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-30-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By Mike S
Happy Birthday...

Happy Birthday...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Randy, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Harley, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-28-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Tim, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 09-27-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,413
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Hey Dude, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: ADS-B 09-26-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,081
Posted By Mike S
Great, will order a pre-loaded card from you. I...

Great, will order a pre-loaded card from you. I have no idea how to make my own from a download.

I think I have the cable issue taken care of--------got one of these as suggested by someone else...
Forum: ADS-B 09-26-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,081
Posted By Mike S
Pretty sure I have that issue taken care...

Pretty sure I have that issue taken care of.



Thanks, probably sounds pretty good-----hope Steve answers just to make sure.
Forum: ADS-B 09-25-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,081
Posted By Mike S
So, if I am reading this correctly, the unit you...

So, if I am reading this correctly, the unit you have is virtually identical to other Stratux boxes----and can share the connection cable.

Will your data card also work in other...
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 498,839
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Michael, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-21-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,410
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: 24
Views: 1,899
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: 6
Views: 452
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: 268
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: 1,350
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: 1,008
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: 1,008
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: 4,657
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: 26
Views: 2,081
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: 16
Views: 1,140
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: 310
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Joby, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: ADS-B 09-18-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,081
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: 961
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: 446
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: 16
Views: 1,547
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: 912
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: 2,019
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: 921
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: 532
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: 1,167
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: 1,609
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: 1,164
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: 1,167
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: 1,609
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: 1,164
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: 1,167
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: RV-10 09-04-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
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: California 09-04-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dave, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: ADS-B 09-03-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,579
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: 6
Views: 932
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: 146
Views: 32,647
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: 796
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: 4,300
Posted By Mike S
But sure feels good on those hot summer...

But sure feels good on those hot summer days:rolleyes:
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,487
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: 4,300
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: 4,300
Posted By Mike S
Have you considered the extra building time...

Have you considered the extra building time needed for the rocket?
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