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Forum: Rocket 12-22-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,074
Posted By I-TERA
Hi Danny, pics added in the folder " gear leg...

Hi Danny,
pics added in the folder " gear leg remake ". A big hole in a grass taxiway....and a new gear leg ( titanium spring bended, pant destroyed, no other...
Forum: Rocket 12-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,074
Posted By I-TERA
Danny, my answer to the same questions: I...

Danny,

my answer to the same questions:
I suspended the fairing with a rubber belt at the engine mount, closed the fairing with a hinge and ,to avoid vibrations, installed on the leg ,with double...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,912
Posted By I-TERA
I will add some more info and an attempt to...

I will add some more info and an attempt to approach the question from a quantitative point of view.
see : " consideration .." at the link below....
Forum: Rocket 07-04-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,887
Posted By I-TERA
Thank you all for your appreciation. Phil, 6...

Thank you all for your appreciation.
Phil, 6 hours including installation (I have a lathe at home)
Dan, if you want a lock (I have put the quoted drawing on the link) I can send you one, you owe me a...
Forum: Rocket 06-09-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,887
Posted By I-TERA
Smile New sliding canopy security lock

Hallo rocketeers :) !
driven by necessity, I had to find a solution to lock the canopy.
I didn't like the solution of putting a padlock on the rail so I installed a small security lock to prevent the...
Forum: Rocket 06-06-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By I-TERA
At first I closed the gaps at the corners from...

At first I closed the gaps at the corners from inside with epoxy and glass and filler to get a continuous lip. Then I glued 2 mm thick epdm foam strips with thin double-sided tape, punched in...
Forum: Safety 06-05-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By I-TERA
Dan, I read all your posts with great attention,...

Dan,

I read all your posts with great attention, you job is serious and of great value.

The sheet of metallic material serving to spring load the thermocouple against the aluminum foil may be...
Forum: Safety 06-03-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By I-TERA
Firewall tests

Hallo builders,

after some people, knowing my effort to experiment ad measure, asked me about how to insulate the firewall, I decided to share my experience, excuse me for this long rant and for my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,247
Posted By I-TERA
diodes and protections

Hi Yves,
I will try to introduce an argument adding more reliability to aircraft electronics.
Using diodes in the power supply path ( series) will subtract some tension to the equipment. The relevant...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,024
Posted By I-TERA
Easy to reduce the counterweight drilling out...

Easy to reduce the counterweight drilling out some lead, easy to add small ( 4X20X30 mm) pieces of lead with a big soldering iron ( not a flame welder ) and tin, hard and safe .
Claudio
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,215
Posted By I-TERA
Tanks Mark, very rich device. Your successfull...

Tanks Mark,
very rich device. Your successfull application of the FP function suggest me to develop a small circuit only for the automatic aux fuel pump function, may be with a delayed auto off and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,215
Posted By I-TERA
Thank you, I think it's a very useful...

Thank you, I think it's a very useful feature.
After the pump trips do you have to switch it off? or the pump runs for a wile and go off automatically if the pressure remain stable?
Claudio
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,215
Posted By I-TERA
I tried to figure out how to verify the...

I tried to figure out how to verify the temperature-vapor lock hypothesis.
One simple way to exclude exhaust impact is to cover from outside the small area of the filter with thin aluminum foil taped...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,215
Posted By I-TERA
Yes, the aux fuel pump was off during the...

Yes, the aux fuel pump was off during the flight.
I do not have your automatic low pressure control ( may I now how it function? )
so the aux pump can't run without intentional pilots action.
My...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,215
Posted By I-TERA
Hi Mark, I also fly an F1 evo, AEIO540 D4A5, two...

Hi Mark,
I also fly an F1 evo, AEIO540 D4A5, two aerolab filter-gascolator installed on the belly with a 90 fitting on top, one for each tank.
Only 20 hours flight from the maiden flight.
The fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,329
Posted By I-TERA
Danger !!

I also installed two Aerolab filter gascolator , F1 Rocket evo.
The shoulder is small but was tested for a lot of cycles, a lot more than the live of the plane if you open the filter 10 times pro...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-22-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,822
Posted By I-TERA
Added the possibility to remove the entire rudder...

Added the possibility to remove the entire rudder cable , terminations included, without removing rivets.
Release Adel clamp via flat head screw, slide out nylon tube , squeeze gently the cover to...
Forum: Rocket 09-28-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,406
Posted By I-TERA
Smile Hi Vince, I have one ! I live in Italy, it is...

Hi Vince,
I have one !
I live in Italy, it is the only reamer in Europe and the UPS shipping cost will be roughly 165$ :(
Let me now what to do.
Claudio
Forum: Rocket 09-28-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,876
Posted By I-TERA
From the firewall ( top ) to the spinner ( top )...

From the firewall ( top ) to the spinner ( top ) : 1135 mm + 2mm fiberfrax = 44,76 inch

Claudio
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