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Forum: COMM 10-05-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Arie
Garmin GTR 200 questions

Good day RV friends
I have two questions regarding the Garmin GTR200 radio:
1 : Can someone please explain to me in layman's terms what is the purpose of the Discrete function is. I am takiling about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Arie
Throttle, Mixture and Pitch contoll cables

Good day RV friends.
I dont have my firewall forward kit yet, so therefore the following question. What is the exact diameter of the throttle, mixture and pich controll cable as supplied by Vans. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By Arie
As a matter of intrest, as I am about to drill...

As a matter of intrest, as I am about to drill that hole. How would you do it again without running into this problem. My centre flap bearing block is made exactly to plans. And the way I see it,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-16-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,571
Posted By Arie
Just a question, how did you tweak the F711C bars...

Just a question, how did you tweak the F711C bars to be perpendicular to the aft deck?
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-15-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,571
Posted By Arie
Michael, what is your distance from the vertical...

Michael, what is your distance from the vertical bars on the F711 to the front of the F710B angle. It should be 13 1/32inch, i am not saying mine are correct, but the front of my HS line up perfectly...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-15-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,571
Posted By Arie
If you look at the plans the rivets on the aft...

If you look at the plans the rivets on the aft deck is not in the middle of the F710B angle, it is more aft, towards the vertical flange of the F710B angle.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-15-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,571
Posted By Arie
The RV7 and RV8 uses the same ribs and skins, so...

The RV7 and RV8 uses the same ribs and skins, so they are common to both models.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-15-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,571
Posted By Arie
Check that the distance from the front of the HS...

Check that the distance from the front of the HS rear spar to the back of the HS front spar is 12 and 3/16 inch. If it is then your HS is correct. I think check this first, and then double check that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,605
Posted By Arie
I agree Kyle, every time I logged in ,I saw the...

I agree Kyle, every time I logged in ,I saw the guys in the dark blue shirts leading from the front. Scott Mc Daniels ,you are a machine!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,605
Posted By Arie
One Week Wonder. They did it !!!

Well done to every one working on the RV12 one week wonder this week. You accomplished someting amazing ,and it is a privilege just to be part of it. We have been watching the progress every day from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Arie
Wow Vlad, thats impressive!!!

Wow Vlad, thats impressive!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Arie
Thanx PA38112, that sounds reasonable for 800...

Thanx PA38112, that sounds reasonable for 800 hours.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Arie
Reliability of VANS engine gauges.

Good day guys
I am interested to find out how reliable the VANS engine gauges are. I know of the issue with the manifold pressure guage that over-reads when transmitting, but beside that ,are they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By Arie
Please educate me: NPT fittings

Good day RV guys.
Can anyone please tell me how deep I need to thread the national pipe thread in to ensure a good seal. I can turn a NPT fitting by hand about 3 full turns. After that it becomes...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-27-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Arie
The MK319 rivet is a counter sink rivet,...

The MK319 rivet is a counter sink rivet, therefore it must go into a dimpled/ countersink hole
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-26-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Arie
Clean up the elongated hole, and drill two more...

Clean up the elongated hole, and drill two more holes, both sides of the bad hole aprox 1/2 inch from the bad hole, and put two more rivets in.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-24-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Arie
58 inch long and 11 1/8 inch wide. Hope it helps

58 inch long and 11 1/8 inch wide.
Hope it helps
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,026
Posted By Arie
No I dont think so, but it will definitely make...

No I dont think so, but it will definitely make it look faster :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-11-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 37,064
Posted By Arie
Now that is looking very nice. Good job!!

Now that is looking very nice. Good job!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-09-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,484
Posted By Arie
Ahh. I see. Thanx Mel, but I thought a RV will...

Ahh. I see. Thanx Mel, but I thought a RV will only float if the approach speed was to high.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-09-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,484
Posted By Arie
Which drain plug are you talking about?

Which drain plug are you talking about?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,034
Posted By Arie
I find a Dremmel with a sanding drum to be the...

I find a Dremmel with a sanding drum to be the best ,to trim fibreglass with.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Arie
Which cylinder EGT peak first

I am interested , after reading John Deakin's blog on AVWEB ,regarding the poor mixture distribution on flat four Lycoming O-360 and O-320 engines. It seems that there are a lot of factors that...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-01-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By Arie
Yes it does look like a bad part. The holes for...

Yes it does look like a bad part. The holes for the wing attach bolts dont seem to be in line with each other on the gusset. Can you put the left and right gussets back to back and see if the holes...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-23-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,750
Posted By Arie
I think he ment torches ,like in flashlights.

I think he ment torches ,like in flashlights.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By Arie
I just measured again and the forward face of the...

I just measured again and the forward face of the firewall is 27/32 inch aft of the bottom skin. In other words it is 1/32 inch more than 5/8 inch. This is with the forward face of the firewall...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By Arie
RV7 firewall

Good day Guys.
I have a question regarding the firewall on a RV7. The plans say to draw a c/l on the bottom flange of the aluminum angle and to line that up with the second row of holes in the bottom...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-03-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By Arie
Thanx guys. I followed the plans and your tips...

Thanx guys.
I followed the plans and your tips today, and they came out perfect. Both longerons are within 1/64 of an inch of each other. I dont know why I was sterssing about it so much .Totally...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-02-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By Arie
Longeron downward bend

Good day
I need to make the sharp downward bend in the longerons, but I have a few questions before I mess one up.
1. Do you need to off set the bend line ,to allow for a bit of a bend radius at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Arie
The end of the wire gets a 90 degree bend that...

The end of the wire gets a 90 degree bend that insert into the sender. This prevent the float from rotating. Hope it makes sense
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,230
Posted By Arie
I would say that if you put an AN3 bolt in the...

I would say that if you put an AN3 bolt in the hole and the head of the bolt does not hang over the edge of the bracket ,it would be good enough. Just my opinion...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-15-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,220
Posted By Arie
Use if for a fuel return. Just make sure you dont...

Use if for a fuel return. Just make sure you dont have interferance with the fuel quantity sender
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-28-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By Arie
G' day mate Let me try and answer your...

G' day mate
Let me try and answer your questions.
1. The exact locations for the attach points points for the horizontal stab front spar angle holes might not be specified in the plans because no two...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-11-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,612
Posted By Arie
WOW ,great trip Mike. Thank you for the write-up...

WOW ,great trip Mike. Thank you for the write-up !!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-03-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,503
Posted By Arie
I would guess that with the SB on the Horizontal...

I would guess that with the SB on the Horizontal Stab the factory has moved that hole further aft on the new skins. If you look at the SB it will make sense and you would see that the spar gets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,811
Posted By Arie
My vote is to leave those rivets as is. I do not...

My vote is to leave those rivets as is. I do not see any evidence of cracking on the factory head ,and the ring arround the factory head is very light. I do however sugest that you get another set...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By Arie
It really doesn't matter on which side the last...

It really doesn't matter on which side the last eyelet ends. With what you call rubbing of the hingepin on the eyelet I just can not see that this is a problem. Build on
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By Arie
Thanx Joe. Mike Bullock certainly has a very...

Thanx Joe. Mike Bullock certainly has a very detailed blog. I use it often for reference, but I could not find the answer to my question. Thats why I asked here after going through Mike's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 912
Posted By Arie
RV-7 Vertical Stab to F-712 bolt holes

Good day RV friends
I was looking ahead in the plans on how the V/S gets bolted onto the F-712 bulkhead on the RV7 ( not the A model). I see at the bottom of the V/S spar there are three bolts. Two...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-20-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,684
Posted By Arie
Welcome to VAF Randy!! Basically what Mel said,...

Welcome to VAF Randy!! Basically what Mel said, but the fuselage is more fun to build compared to the wings which is quite boring and repetitive, and not to mention the missing out on pro- sealing...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-20-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,946
Posted By Arie
I dont see any corrosion on that part. Corrosion...

I dont see any corrosion on that part. Corrosion on aluminum looks normally like a white powder residue on the surface. Just scuff it with a scotchbrite pad and prime.
Regards
Arie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,864
Posted By Arie
If you have not removed the rib yet , you could...

If you have not removed the rib yet , you could dimple the skin and rib together in assembly.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-14-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,537
Posted By Arie
Good job, enjoy your new plane. Wow only 11...

Good job, enjoy your new plane. Wow only 11 mounths from start to finish, and this was a standard kit. Well done
Arie
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-09-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,501
Posted By Arie
Congratulations on the first engine start!!. For...

Congratulations on the first engine start!!. For info it is not recomended to run the engine without the wings installed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By Arie
RV-7 Fuselage plans set

Good day Friends
Can anyone that have recently unpacked a RV7 fuselage kit , tell me where in the crate I might find the plans set . I have not yet done the inventory of all the sub kits but I fail...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-03-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 73,085
Posted By Arie
Hi Larry Good job! Thank you for your...

Hi Larry
Good job!
Thank you for your contributions to this thread. It surely keep me from making mistakes.
regards
Arie
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,129
Posted By Arie
Hi Greg Both your suggestions would work. It all...

Hi Greg
Both your suggestions would work. It all depends on what is going easier for you to do. Edge distance would be OK for another hole if you could get a drill in there.
Regards
Arie
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-04-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,409
Posted By Arie
I measured my RV 7 H/S and it was 99 inches. I...

I measured my RV 7 H/S and it was 99 inches. I believe the RV8 and RV7 is the same, This is without the fibreglass tips
Regards
Arie
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-27-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By Arie
Mine are the same.

Mine are the same.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-27-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By Arie
Mine are the same.

Mine are the same.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-26-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,103
Posted By Arie
Very nice, good job Victor

Very nice, good job Victor
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,792
Posted By Arie
Jim you are correct, it is not RV related. I...

Jim you are correct, it is not RV related. I apologize for the thread onto airline opperations. Sorry about that, now lets get back to the topic. The OP asked a question regarding using reduced...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,792
Posted By Arie
@jdearborn, I was also a 727 captain, and now 777...

@jdearborn, I was also a 727 captain, and now 777 captain, but I was never a max power guy. Reason is ,the planes we flew was so thoroughly tested and certified regarding the power available ,to what...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,792
Posted By Arie
Once again what you describe is NOT a reduced...

Once again what you describe is NOT a reduced thrust take off
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,792
Posted By Arie
Jim, with all due respect, by reducing the rpm...

Jim, with all due respect, by reducing the rpm from 2600 to 2500 you are NOT doing a reduced thrust take off. By starting the take off run with less than all available power you are. You might not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,792
Posted By Arie
Reduced power take off

Gents,
I do this every day for a living. There are actualy two ways of doing it. The one is a fixed de-rate on the engines ,and the other more popular way is to use an assumed temperature method....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-22-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By Arie
I dont think it will be a good idea, for three...

I dont think it will be a good idea, for three reasons.
1 : your airfilter would be greatly contaminated with oil. I remember the airfilter on the VW beetle was always an oily mess inside...not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,149
Posted By Arie
Wow, all this is very interesting. Although every...

Wow, all this is very interesting. Although every one seems to forget that cooling depends more on how much of the hot air you can get rid of. It is pointless to have an abundance of cool air comming...
Forum: RV-14 02-12-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,767
Posted By Arie
Another vote for the pop rivet dimple tool

Another vote for the pop rivet dimple tool
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By Arie
Wait 4 to5 hours, then wet your finger with some...

Wait 4 to5 hours, then wet your finger with some water and you can move the proseal in what ever shape you want. Dont use a latex glove at this stage as it will sill stick to it, but it wont stick to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-11-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By Arie
Hi Brian What an ingenious way to buck rivets on...

Hi Brian
What an ingenious way to buck rivets on both sides of the aileron.Wow ,good job. I also looked in a way to do this ,but decided agains it for two reasons, one it is on the bottom of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Arie
Alum Angle in wing kit (RV-7)

Good day RV friends
Could someone tell me in more detail what the alum angle that shipped with the wing kit is for.

3/4 inch angle 1/8 inch thick and just over 15 feet long ( x2) ...I figured this...
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