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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,367
Posted By control
congrats, RV14 are starting to be common, I...

congrats, RV14 are starting to be common, I better hurry up
Forum: RV-14 07-18-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By control
Nope :( (and some to make the software happy)

Nope :(

(and some to make the software happy)
Forum: Safety 07-12-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,739
Posted By control
The scariest find... after the...

The scariest find... after the preflight:

Wintertime and the clubs PA28 would not start even after getting 5 primer pushes and then an additional 3... Was smart enough to go out and take another...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-12-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By control
Just Wow! (And some words to make the software...

Just Wow! (And some words to make the software happy)
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By control
$160 a piece :eek: I have held of installing my...

$160 a piece :eek:

I have held of installing my plastic vents, guess IŽll just have to bite the 320+tax+freight bill :mad:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-05-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By control
A webcast would be great! :)

A webcast would be great! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By control
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-04-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By control
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,382
Posted By control
I can only speak for myself (I-rating since...

I can only speak for myself (I-rating since 2006), the answer is yes. Behind a big EFIS like a G1000 I am instantly comfortable with flying on instrument and it does not really matter how long ago it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By control
Hopefully Velocity has taken this into account...

Hopefully Velocity has taken this into account when setting the w&b limits. If so you should just stick to their arm.

If not you should assume that all partly full fuel will be as far back as it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-02-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By control
What if you enter a nose high climb and the speed...

What if you enter a nose high climb and the speed gets slow... you better use the worst case scenario, do not become another statistic!
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,713
Posted By control
Fuselage took me 336.6 hours. (First time...

Fuselage took me 336.6 hours.

(First time builder but I guess by the time I did the fuselage I was pretty comfortable with all ways of construction)
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By control
Included ELT antenna for COM

Is the included ELT antenna usable as a COM cable between the radio and antenna?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By control
Congrats, looks great and looking forward to a...

Congrats, looks great and looking forward to a video from those three cameras!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,513
Posted By control
Congrats!!!

Congrats!!!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-26-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By control
Get a tester and test at each filling. I have...

Get a tester and test at each filling. I have heard that Shell 98 is still without any ethanol but Shell does not guarantee it.

My last filling was 22sek/l = 9.4$ / US gallon :mad:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By control
Looks great, congrats!

Looks great, congrats!
Forum: RV-14 06-21-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,156
Posted By control
Congrats!!! BTW, in Sweden we are allowed to...

Congrats!!!

BTW, in Sweden we are allowed to copy others noise test data if the configuration is basically the same (Same aircraft, engine and prop) So if anyone have or will do an EASA noise test...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By control
Not for practical use but I think I remember that...

Not for practical use but I think I remember that for an AC, the definition of stall is when an increase in AOA produces less lift... that is probably a knot or two faster than when the nose actually...
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,516
Posted By control
The RV10 quadrant fits the RV14 with only minor...

The RV10 quadrant fits the RV14 with only minor adjustments. The F-14106 Wiring Channel will be in the way if you build without modification.

I choose to keep the Wiring channel in its original...
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,516
Posted By control
Thanx MED, The measurments from Tim is a great...

Thanx MED, The measurments from Tim is a great baseline apart from one cable that he routes thru a new hole in the FW.

I have a plastic line that is about as flexible a these kind of cables I will...
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,516
Posted By control
Thanx again for your great site, it has been very...

Thanx again for your great site, it has been very valuable for my build!

So for example the 59.6 below are the lenght between the actual tips of the cable, that should actually be all that I need to...
Forum: RV-14 06-11-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,516
Posted By control
Found this thread so why not post my follow up...

Found this thread so why not post my follow up question here since it is perfectly on topic ;) But first, I recently visited Tims blog in search for more information about control cable length and...
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By control
Not sure, When I did my canopy I had my fuselage...

Not sure,

When I did my canopy I had my fuselage on a really low table, about 30 cm above the floor. After mounting the gear and wheels I had to take my RV outside to open and remove the canopy....
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By control
Sneaked away into the shop before dinner :) The...

Sneaked away into the shop before dinner :)

The cowling reaches about 171cm above ground and the spinner, front of the FW and even the roll over structure not that much lower...
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By control
I think it is 1.81m with the tail on, I will...

I think it is 1.81m with the tail on, I will check fuselage only, later tonight. (Do note that you will need a lot more for operating the canopy)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-04-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By control
Not that I know of but since the 625 has a native...

Not that I know of but since the 625 has a native touch interface, I find the PC GTN simulator much more valuable than for instance the G1000 simulator.
Forum: RV-14 06-04-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By control
In addition I suggest one cheap set of #30 and...

In addition I suggest one cheap set of #30 and #40 , that you can grind down where/when needed.
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,856
Posted By control
Cool! I estimate that I am about 3 months in...

Cool!

I estimate that I am about 3 months in trail :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-01-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By control
I think there was a Cozy built in Israel that...

I think there was a Cozy built in Israel that flew via mainland-Europe, Island, Greenland, Canada ..... all the way to Oshkosh many years ago.

Have fun building!
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By control
You might want to buy cables for...

You might want to buy cables for throttle/prop/mixture that can handle high temps better or as in my case, other cable lenght for using the RV10 throttle quadrant.

Not deletions but I found myself...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By control
Knew it was smart to ask first ;) thanx to the...

Knew it was smart to ask first ;) thanx to the both of you!
Forum: RV-14 05-30-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By control
48 Exhaust, RTV on heat muffs?

Hi,

The heat muff ends have a good fit but there are still several small holes for air to enter/exit. Is it a good idea to put high temp RTV here or will that affect the exhaust pipe in a negative...
Forum: RV-14 05-29-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,605
Posted By control
I have not flown yet but this is what the manual...

I have not flown yet but this is what the manual states:

"Note 2: Unlike a magneto, your E-MAG will generate a tack signal even when
it is disabled by the p-lead ignition switch, so you won’t loose...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-29-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By control
MGL Avionics ECB

Hi,

Anyone used these in an RV? they sound great to me but I would like to hear about some real life implementation examples before daring to jump on the train :o
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-27-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,461
Posted By control
Simply amazing! :D

Simply amazing! :D
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-26-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,450
Posted By control
I will be seeing the Pipistrel alpha electro, up...

I will be seeing the Pipistrel alpha electro, up close on June 2nd. If I am lucky I might even get the opportunity for a short flight with it. There will be a seminar with both Pipistrel and the...
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By control
I was lucky....

I was lucky....
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,429
Posted By control
I will try to reclaim some RV14 panel estate by...

I will try to reclaim some RV14 panel estate by planning for a G5 on one side of the handle and lightning controls dials on the other.
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By control
a bright light inside the spinner and nighttime,...

a bright light inside the spinner and nighttime, made it possible to mark the holes.

Some pictures from my session:
https://magnusrv.blogspot.se/2018/04/lots-of-tinkering.html
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,605
Posted By control
The emag needs manifold pressure (it runs without...

The emag needs manifold pressure (it runs without but in a "limp home" mode). Small task, just a T from your map sensor.

Agree about the timing but still it is something new to learn and you cant...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,605
Posted By control
I got mine from Vans and chose one standard mag...

I got mine from Vans and chose one standard mag and one emag.

Downside of emag:
- Need a map sensor line
- New way of setting the timing
- Not self sustainable if RPM below around 900

Upside of...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By control
I spent 272.8 hours on the tail kit. Being an...

I spent 272.8 hours on the tail kit. Being an inexperienced first time builder. I could probably cut that in half if I were to redo it. :rolleyes:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By control
Thanx and wilco. :) It is time to get into...

Thanx and wilco. :)

It is time to get into another mindset now that it is time to start the wiring and paperwork. As a 14 builder one has been a little bit spoiled, there have not been any real need...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,422
Posted By control
Make sure you have your insurance covered. I am...

Make sure you have your insurance covered. I am not allowed to start my engine on my "build" insurance, I have to switch to "flight" insurance before first engine start.

As others have said, keep...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,358
Posted By control
Impressive repair!

Impressive repair!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By control
:) Undecided about transponder, I only need mode...

:)

Undecided about transponder, I only need mode S for now but thinking about going ADS-B anyway from start.

Most likely going with an ICOM220 for com as Garmin does not have a competitive TSO/ETSO...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By control
It is a 625, not a 35 or 50... :)

It is a 625, not a 35 or 50... :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By control
G3X & GTN625 whats needed for a power on

Hi,

Sitting with some really cool (and expensive) toys in front of me. :)
It is a G3X touch (GDU470) and a GTN625. :D

I would like to register my products on flygarmin.com, to do that you need your...
Forum: Safety 05-21-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,958
Posted By control
Clearly listed as a thing to do in the RV14...

Clearly listed as a thing to do in the RV14 manual but I decided to do it in advance after seeing this tread :eek:
Forum: RV-14 05-21-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By control
Perfect, exactly the answer I was looking for,...

Perfect, exactly the answer I was looking for, thanx!
:D

btw Christer, the 470 and 625 I ordered from you have now arrived in Sweden after the short stop in Houston TX :)
Forum: RV-14 05-21-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By control
G3X-GEA24-eMag from Lycoming/Vans

Hi,

So any experiences from using the tach signal from the emag directly to the GEA24, works good?, without or with a resistor and if so, value?

(Getting my GDU470 this afternoon and will order a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By control
Prop less efficient at higher RPM or more...

Prop less efficient at higher RPM or more likely:

Not leaned for best power, if you are running with full rich you might be way to rich for getting anywhere near 100% power at higher alt
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,489
Posted By control
This might be considered cheating ;) but do take...

This might be considered cheating ;) but do take a look at the support section for RV14 and take hints from those instructions:

http://www.vansaircraft.com/public/service-rv14.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,212
Posted By control
Well done! (I do surprisingly lots of drilling...

Well done!

(I do surprisingly lots of drilling with a small cordless screwdriver)
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,192
Posted By control
I think the problem often is that there are one...

I think the problem often is that there are one or a few rotten eggs in most delivery companies and when they see several $ signs on them and/or "aviation parts" or something similar they get jealous...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,595
Posted By control
I love it! Great for precision approaches,...

I love it!

Great for precision approaches, placing and keeping that flight path marker on the end of the runway is so much easier than keeping traditional needles centered, you instantly get the...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,203
Posted By control
:D I nominate that as the best answer so far in...

:D I nominate that as the best answer so far in 2018 :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,212
Posted By control
That one should be fully possible to drill out...

That one should be fully possible to drill out without creating more damage.

First, use a good center punch, then a much smaller drill all the way through, then a slightly larger drill and so on...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,203
Posted By control
Increased MTOW ;)

I will apply for my registration today (Europe/Sweden). Since I have to specify a MTOW in kilograms, I will round 2050 to the closest kg: 930

This means that my MTOW will be 2050.299 lbs Anyone...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 45,130
Posted By control
I had to much pressure on my rivet gun in the...

I had to much pressure on my rivet gun in the beginning and even tough the light in your pictures probably exaggerate the effect, it looks like you are also having the same "problem".

Have a...
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By control
Another vote for nr.3 Just the work on the gear...

Another vote for nr.3

Just the work on the gear leg fairings alone is in my view motivation enough for mounting the gear at home.
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